Agency Information Collection Activities: Small Vessel Reporting System, 32673 [2018-15004]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 135 / Friday, July 13, 2018 / Notices This meeting notice is amended to change the contact person from Dr. Shakeel Ahmad to Dr. Jun Fang. The meeting date has changed from August 6, 2018 to August 16, 2018. The meeting room has changed from 7W102 to 7W246. The meeting times are the same. The meeting is closed to the public. Dated: July 10, 2018. Melanie J. Pantoja, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2018–15044 Filed 7–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0137] Agency Information Collection Activities: Small Vessel Reporting System 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: 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. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than August 13, 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 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Jul 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 (83 FR 13766) on March 30, 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: Small Vessel Reporting System. OMB Number: 1651–0137. Abstract: The Small Vessel Reporting System (SVRS) is a pilot program that allows certain participants using small pleasure boats to report their arrival telephonically instead of having to appear in person for inspection by a CBP officer each time they enter the United States. In some cases, a participant may also be asked to report to CBP for an in person inspection upon arrival. Participants may be U.S. citizens, U.S. lawful permanent residents, Canadian citizens, and PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 32673 permanent residents of Canada who are nationals of Visa Waiver Program countries listed in 8 CFR 217.2(a). In addition, participants of one or more Trusted Traveler programs and current Canadian Border Boater Landing Permit (CBP Form I–68) holders may participate in SVRS. In order to register for the SVRS pilot program, participants enter data via the SVRS website, which collects information such as biographical information and vessel information. Participants will go through the in person CBP inspection process during SVRS registration, and in some cases, upon arrival in the United States. For each voyage, SVRS participants will be required to submit a float plan about their voyage via the SVRS website in advance of arrival in the United States. The float plan includes vessel information, a listing of all persons on board, estimated dates and times of departure and return, and information on the locations to be visited on the trip. Participants in SVRS can create a float plan for an individual voyage or a template for a float plan that can be used multiple times. SVRS is in accordance with 8 U.S.C. 1225, 8 CFR 235.1, 19 U.S.C. 1433, and 19 CFR 4.2. The SVRS website is accessible at: https://svrs.cbp.dhs.gov/. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours. There is no change to the information being collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Individuals. SVRS Application Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,509. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 7,509. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,877. Float Plan Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,589. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 2,589. Estimated Time per Response: 10.6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 457. Dated: July 10, 2018. Seth Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2018–15004 Filed 7–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 135 (Friday, July 13, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 32673]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-15004]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0137]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Small Vessel Reporting 
System

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. Comments are 
encouraged and will be accepted (no later than August 13, 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 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 
[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 (83 FR 13766) on March 30, 
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: Small Vessel Reporting System.
    OMB Number: 1651-0137.
    Abstract: The Small Vessel Reporting System (SVRS) is a pilot 
program that allows certain participants using small pleasure boats to 
report their arrival telephonically instead of having to appear in 
person for inspection by a CBP officer each time they enter the United 
States. In some cases, a participant may also be asked to report to CBP 
for an in person inspection upon arrival. Participants may be U.S. 
citizens, U.S. lawful permanent residents, Canadian citizens, and 
permanent residents of Canada who are nationals of Visa Waiver Program 
countries listed in 8 CFR 217.2(a). In addition, participants of one or 
more Trusted Traveler programs and current Canadian Border Boater 
Landing Permit (CBP Form I-68) holders may participate in SVRS.
    In order to register for the SVRS pilot program, participants enter 
data via the SVRS website, which collects information such as 
biographical information and vessel information. Participants will go 
through the in person CBP inspection process during SVRS registration, 
and in some cases, upon arrival in the United States.
    For each voyage, SVRS participants will be required to submit a 
float plan about their voyage via the SVRS website in advance of 
arrival in the United States. The float plan includes vessel 
information, a listing of all persons on board, estimated dates and 
times of departure and return, and information on the locations to be 
visited on the trip. Participants in SVRS can create a float plan for 
an individual voyage or a template for a float plan that can be used 
multiple times.
    SVRS is in accordance with 8 U.S.C. 1225, 8 CFR 235.1, 19 U.S.C. 
1433, and 19 CFR 4.2. The SVRS website is accessible at: https://svrs.cbp.dhs.gov/.
    Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with no change to the burden hours. There is no 
change to the information being collected.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Individuals.

SVRS Application

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,509.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 7,509.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,877.

Float Plan

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,589.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 2,589.
    Estimated Time per Response: 10.6 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 457.

    Dated: July 10, 2018.
Seth Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2018-15004 Filed 7-12-18; 8:45 am]
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