Agency Information Collection Activities: Harbor Maintenance Fee, 24324-24325 [2018-11289]

Download as PDF 24324 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 102 / Friday, May 25, 2018 / Notices petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory CBPL No. ASTM 27–01 .......................................... D 4006 D 95 27–06 .......................................... 27–11 .......................................... D 473 D 445 27–13 .......................................... D 4294 27–48 .......................................... 27–50 .......................................... 27–54 .......................................... Title D 287 27–03 .......................................... 27–04 .......................................... Standard Test Method for API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products (Hydrometer Method). Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oil by Distillation. Standard Test Method for Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation. Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the Extraction Method. Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (and Calculation of Dynamic Viscosity). Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter. Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester. Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Fuel Oils by the Centrifuge Method (Laboratory Procedure). D 4052 D 93 D 1796 Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.dhs.gov. Please reference the website listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labsscientific/commercial-gaugers-andlaboratories. Dated: May 18, 2018. Dave Fluty, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2018–11314 Filed 5–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0055] Agency Information Collection Activities: Harbor Maintenance Fee U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; extension of an existing collection of information. AGENCY: amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM): SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:28 May 24, 2018 Jkt 241001 following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than June 25, 2018) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to the CBP Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, or via email CBP_PRA@ cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP programs should contact the CBP National Customer Service Center at 877–227–5511, (TTY) 1–800–877– 8339, or CBP website at https:// www.cbp.gov/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This proposed information PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection was previously published in the Federal Register (82 FR 55849) on November 24, 2018, allowing for a 60day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) suggestions to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) suggestions to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the request for approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Overview of This Information Collection Title: Harbor Maintenance Fee. OMB Number: 1651–0055. Form Number: CBP Forms 349 and 350. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to Forms 349 and 350. E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 102 / Friday, May 25, 2018 / Notices Type of Review: Extension (without change). Abstract: The Harbor Maintenance Fee (HMF) and Trust Fund is used for the operation and maintenance of certain U.S. channels and harbors by the Army Corps of Engineers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is required to collect the HMF from importers, domestic shippers, and passenger vessel operators using federal navigation projects. Commercial cargo loaded on or unloaded from a commercial vessel is subject to a port use fee of 0.125 percent of its value if the loading or unloading occurs at a port that has been designated by the Army Corps of Engineers. The HMF also applies to the total ticket value of embarking and disembarking passengers and on cargo admissions into a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ). CBP Form 349, Harbor Maintenance Fee Quarterly Summary Report, and CBP Form 350, Harbor Maintenance Fee Amended Quarterly Summary Report are completed by domestic shippers, foreign trade zone applicants, and passenger vessel operators and submitted with payment to CBP. CBP uses the information collected on CBP Forms 349 and 350 to verify that the fee collected is timely and accurately submitted. These forms are authorized by the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 4461, et seq.) and provided for by 19 CFR 24.24, which also includes the list of designated ports. CBP Forms 349 and 350 are accessible at http:// www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/ forms or they may be completed and filed electronically at www.pay.gov. Affected Public: Businesses. CBP Form 349 Estimated Number of Respondents: 560. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 2,240. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,120. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 CBP Form 350 Estimated Number of Respondents: 15. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 60. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30. Recordkeeping Estimated Number of Respondents: 575. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 575. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:28 May 24, 2018 Jkt 241001 Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 96. Dated: May 22, 2018. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2018–11289 Filed 5–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0007] Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Allowance in Duties U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; extension of an existing collection of information. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than June 25, 2018) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, Telephone number (202) 325–0056 or via email CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24325 programs should contact the CBP National Customer Service Center at 877–227–5511, (TTY) 1–800–877–8339, or CBP website at https://www.cbp. gov/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (83 FR 824) on January 8, 2018, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) suggestions to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) suggestions to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the request for approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Overview of This Information Collection Title: Application for Allowance in Duties. OMB Number: 1651–0007. Form Number: CBP Form 4315. Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to Form 4315. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Abstract: CBP Form 4315, ‘‘Application for Allowance in Duties,’’ is submitted to CBP in instances of claims of damaged or defective imported merchandise on which an allowance in duty is made in the liquidation of the entry. The information on this form is used to substantiate an importer’s claim for E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 102 (Friday, May 25, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24324-24325]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-11289]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0055]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Harbor Maintenance Fee

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of 
Homeland Security.

ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; extension of an 
existing collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection will be submitting the following information collection 
request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). 
The information collection is published in the Federal Register to 
obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than June 
25, 2018) to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be 
addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, 
Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to 
[email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA 
information should be directed to the CBP Paperwork Reduction Act 
Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, 
Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street 
NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, or via email 
[email protected]. Please note that the contact information provided 
here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking 
information about other CBP programs should contact the CBP National 
Customer Service Center at 877-227-5511, (TTY) 1-800-877-8339, or CBP 
website at https://www.cbp.gov/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing 
information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register (82 FR 55849) on November 
24, 2018, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for 
an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in 
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8. Written comments and suggestions from the 
public and affected agencies should address one or more of the 
following four points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) suggestions to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 
(4) suggestions to minimize the burden of the collection of information 
on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses. The comments that are submitted 
will be summarized and included in the request for approval. All 
comments will become a matter of public record.

Overview of This Information Collection

    Title: Harbor Maintenance Fee.
    OMB Number: 1651-0055.
    Form Number: CBP Forms 349 and 350.
    Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with no change to the burden hours or to Forms 
349 and 350.

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    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Abstract: The Harbor Maintenance Fee (HMF) and Trust Fund is used 
for the operation and maintenance of certain U.S. channels and harbors 
by the Army Corps of Engineers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) is required to collect the HMF from importers, domestic shippers, 
and passenger vessel operators using federal navigation projects. 
Commercial cargo loaded on or unloaded from a commercial vessel is 
subject to a port use fee of 0.125 percent of its value if the loading 
or unloading occurs at a port that has been designated by the Army 
Corps of Engineers. The HMF also applies to the total ticket value of 
embarking and disembarking passengers and on cargo admissions into a 
Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ).
    CBP Form 349, Harbor Maintenance Fee Quarterly Summary Report, and 
CBP Form 350, Harbor Maintenance Fee Amended Quarterly Summary Report 
are completed by domestic shippers, foreign trade zone applicants, and 
passenger vessel operators and submitted with payment to CBP.
    CBP uses the information collected on CBP Forms 349 and 350 to 
verify that the fee collected is timely and accurately submitted. These 
forms are authorized by the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (26 
U.S.C. 4461, et seq.) and provided for by 19 CFR 24.24, which also 
includes the list of designated ports. CBP Forms 349 and 350 are 
accessible at http://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/forms or they 
may be completed and filed electronically at www.pay.gov.
    Affected Public: Businesses.

CBP Form 349

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 560.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 2,240.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,120.

CBP Form 350

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 15.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 60.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30.

Recordkeeping

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 575.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 575.
    Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 96.

    Dated: May 22, 2018.
Seth D. Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2018-11289 Filed 5-24-18; 8:45 am]
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