Agency Information Collection Activities: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers, 22504 [2019-10258]

Download as PDF 22504 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 96 / Friday, May 17, 2019 / Notices application, will not be treated confidentially, and may be made publicly available. License applications submitted in response to this Notice will be presumed to contain business confidential information and any release of information in these license applications will be made only as required and upon a request under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552. Dated: May 9, 2019. Richard U. Rodriguez, Associate Director, Technology Transfer Center, National Cancer Institute. [FR Doc. 2019–10285 Filed 5–16–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0053] Agency Information Collection Activities: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-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 must be submitted (no later than July 16, 2019) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice must include the OMB Control Number 1651–0053 in the subject line and the agency name. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit comments: (1) Email. Submit comments to: CBP_ PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to CBP Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:28 May 16, 2019 Jkt 247001 Branch, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177. 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 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: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers. OMB Number: 1651–0053. Form Number: Form 6478. Abstract: Commercial laboratories seeking accreditation or approval must provide the information specified in 19 PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 CFR 151.12 to Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and Commercial Gaugers seeking CBP approval must provide the information specified under 19 CFR 151.13. This information may be submitted on CBP Form 6478. After the initial approval and/or accreditation, a private company may ‘‘extend’’ its approval and/or accreditation to add facilities by submitting a formal written request to CBP. This application process is authorized by Section 613 of Public Law 103–182 (NAFTA Implementation Act), codified at 19 U.S.C. 1499(b), which directs CBP to establish a procedure to accredit privately owned testing laboratories. The information collected is used by CBP in deciding whether to approve individuals or businesses desiring to measure bulk products or to analyze importations. Instructions for completing these applications are accessible at: http:// www.cbp.gov/about/labs-scientific/ commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories. CBP Form 6478 is accessible at: http:// www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/ documents/CBP%20Form%206478_ 0.pdf. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Applications for Commercial Testing and Approval of Commercial Gaugers: Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 8. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 8. Estimated Time per Response: 1.25 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10. Record Keeping Associated with Applications for Commercial Testing and Approval of Commercial Gaugers: Estimated Number of Respondents: 180. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 180. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 180. Dated: May 14, 2019. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2019–10258 Filed 5–16–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 96 (Friday, May 17, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 22504]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-10258]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0053]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Accreditation of 
Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers

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

ACTION: 60-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 must be submitted (no later than July 16, 2019) to be 
assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) 
contained in this notice must include the OMB Control Number 1651-0053 
in the subject line and the agency name. To avoid duplicate 
submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit 
comments:
    (1) Email. Submit comments to: [email protected].
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to 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.

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 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: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and 
Approval of Commercial Gaugers.
    OMB Number: 1651-0053.
    Form Number: Form 6478.
    Abstract: Commercial laboratories seeking accreditation or approval 
must provide the information specified in 19 CFR 151.12 to Customs and 
Border Protection (CBP), and Commercial Gaugers seeking CBP approval 
must provide the information specified under 19 CFR 151.13. This 
information may be submitted on CBP Form 6478. After the initial 
approval and/or accreditation, a private company may ``extend'' its 
approval and/or accreditation to add facilities by submitting a formal 
written request to CBP. This application process is authorized by 
Section 613 of Public Law 103-182 (NAFTA Implementation Act), codified 
at 19 U.S.C. 1499(b), which directs CBP to establish a procedure to 
accredit privately owned testing laboratories. The information 
collected is used by CBP in deciding whether to approve individuals or 
businesses desiring to measure bulk products or to analyze 
importations. Instructions for completing these applications are 
accessible at: http://www.cbp.gov/about/labs-scientific/commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories. CBP Form 6478 is accessible at: http://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/CBP%20Form%206478_0.pdf.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to the 
information collected.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Applications for Commercial Testing and Approval of Commercial 
Gaugers:
    Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 8.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 8.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1.25 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10.
    Record Keeping Associated with Applications for Commercial Testing 
and Approval of Commercial Gaugers:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 180.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 180.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 180.

    Dated: May 14, 2019.
Seth D. Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2019-10258 Filed 5-16-19; 8:45 am]
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