Agency Information Collection Activities: Free Trade Agreements, 39770-39771 [2018-17173]

Download as PDF 39770 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 155 / Friday, August 10, 2018 / Notices any personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and the docket, you may review a Privacy Act notice regarding the Federal Docket Management System in the March 24, 2005, issue of the Federal Register (70 FR 15086). Information Collection Request Title: Request for Designation and Exemption of Oceanographic Research Vessels. OMB Control Number: 1625–0014. Summary: This collection requires submission of specific information about a vessel in order for the vessel to be designated as an Oceanographic Research Vessel (ORV). Need: Title 46 U.S.C. 2113 authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to exempt Oceanographic Research Vessels (ORV), by regulation, from provisions of Subtitle II, of Title 46, Shipping, of the United States Code, concerning maritime safety and seaman’s welfare laws. This information is necessary to ensure a vessel qualifies for the designation of ORV under 46 CFR part 3 and 46 CFR part 14, subpart D. Forms: None. Respondents: Owners or operators of certain vessels. Frequency: On occasion. Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 25 hours to 36 hours a year due to an increase in the estimated annual number of respondents. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: July 31, 2018. James D. Roppel, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Chief, Office of Information Management. [FR Doc. 2018–17136 Filed 8–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0117] Agency Information Collection Activities: Free Trade Agreements 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. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Aug 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 September 10, 2018) to be assured of consideration. 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. ADDRESSES: 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 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 18581) on April 27, 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, PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Free Trade agreements. OMB Number: 1651–0117. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. Affected Public: Businesses. Abstract: Free trade agreements are established to reduce and eliminate trade barriers, strengthen and develop economic relations, and to lay the foundation for further cooperation to expand and enhance benefits of the agreement. These agreements establish free trade by reduced-duty treatment on imported goods. The U.S. has entered into the following Free Trade Agreements: United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement (US–CFTA) (Pub. L. 108–77); the Republic of Singapore (Pub. L. 108– 78, 117 Stat. 948,19 U.S.C. 3805 note); Australia (Pub. L. 108–286); Morocco (Pub. L. 108–302); Jordan (Pub. L. 107– 43); Bahrain (Pub. L. 109–169); Oman (Pub. L. 109–283); Peru (Pub. L. 110– 138, 121 Stat. 1455); Korea (Pub. L. 112– 41); Colombia (Pub. L. 112–42, 125 Stat. 462); Panama (Pub. L. 112–43); and Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua (CAFTA–DR) (Pub. L. 109– 53, 119 Stat. 462). These free trade agreements involve collection of data elements such as information about the importer and exporter of the goods, a description of the goods, tariff classification number, and the preference criterion in the Rules of Origin. Respondents can obtain information on how to make claims under these Free Trade Agreements by going to http:// www.cbp.gov/trade/free-tradeagreements and use a standard fillable E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 39771 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 155 / Friday, August 10, 2018 / Notices format for the FTA submission by going to http://www.cbp.gov/document/ guides/certification-origin-template. Estimated Number of Respondents: 359,400. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 361,000. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 722,000. Dated: August 7, 2018. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2018–17173 Filed 8–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement [OMB Control Number 1653–0053] Agency Information Collection Activities: Allegation of Counterfeiting and Intellectual Piracy; Extension Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE), will be SUMMARY: submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 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 for sixty days until October 9, 2018. ADDRESSES: Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this notice and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and associated response time should be directed to the Office of Chief Information Office, Forms Management Office, U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, 801 I Street NW, Mailstop 5800, Washington, DC 20536–5800. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension, without changes, of a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Allegation of Counterfeiting and Intellectual Piracy. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form 73–048, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. This electronic form/ collection will be utilized by the public and law enforcement partners as part of an automated allegation and deconfliction program. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Avg. burden per response (in hours) Number of respondents Form name/Form No. 12,000 ....................................................... . Allegation of Counterfeiting and Intellectual Piracy ..................................................... (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 2,890 annual burden hours. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Dated: August 7, 2018. Scott Elmore, Program Manager, PRA Clearance, Office of the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security. [FWS–R6–ES–2018–N180; FXES11130600000–189–FF06E00000] [FR Doc. 2018–17165 Filed 8–9–18; 8:45 am] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 11 Species in the MountainPrairie Region Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 9111–28–P daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Fish and Wildlife Service We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are initiating 5-year status reviews under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Aug 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 .033 of six animal and five plant species. A 5-year status review is based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review; therefore, we are requesting submission of any new information on these species that has become available since the last review of the species. To ensure consideration in our reviews, we are requesting submission of new information no later than October 9, 2018. However, we will continue to accept new information about any listed species at any time. DATES: For information on a particular species, contact the appropriate person or office listed in the table in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Individuals who FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 155 (Friday, August 10, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0117]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Free Trade Agreements

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 
September 10, 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/ 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 18581) on April 27, 
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: Free Trade agreements.
    OMB Number: 1651-0117.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with no change to the burden hours or to the 
information collected.
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Abstract: Free trade agreements are established to reduce and 
eliminate trade barriers, strengthen and develop economic relations, 
and to lay the foundation for further cooperation to expand and enhance 
benefits of the agreement. These agreements establish free trade by 
reduced-duty treatment on imported goods.
    The U.S. has entered into the following Free Trade Agreements: 
United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement (US-CFTA) (Pub. L. 108-77); 
the Republic of Singapore (Pub. L. 108-78, 117 Stat. 948,19 U.S.C. 3805 
note); Australia (Pub. L. 108-286); Morocco (Pub. L. 108-302); Jordan 
(Pub. L. 107-43); Bahrain (Pub. L. 109-169); Oman (Pub. L. 109-283); 
Peru (Pub. L. 110-138, 121 Stat. 1455); Korea (Pub. L. 112-41); 
Colombia (Pub. L. 112-42, 125 Stat. 462); Panama (Pub. L. 112-43); and 
Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, 
and Nicaragua (CAFTA-DR) (Pub. L. 109-53, 119 Stat. 462).
    These free trade agreements involve collection of data elements 
such as information about the importer and exporter of the goods, a 
description of the goods, tariff classification number, and the 
preference criterion in the Rules of Origin.
    Respondents can obtain information on how to make claims under 
these Free Trade Agreements by going to http://www.cbp.gov/trade/free-trade-agreements and use a standard fillable

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format for the FTA submission by going to http://www.cbp.gov/document/guides/certification-origin-template.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 359,400.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 361,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 722,000.

    Dated: August 7, 2018.
Seth D. Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2018-17173 Filed 8-9-18; 8:45 am]
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