Agency Information Collection Activities: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders, 35405 [2019-15551]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 23, 2019 / Notices Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 140,000. Estimated Time per Response: 3 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,000. Dated: July 17, 2019. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2019–15550 Filed 7–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0057] Agency Information Collection Activities: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders 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. DATES: Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than August 22, 2019) 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 jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:49 Jul 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 (84 FR 11550) on March 27, 2019, 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: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders. OMB Number: 1651–0057. Abstract: Section 304 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1304, requires each imported article of foreign origin, or its container, to be marked in a conspicuous place as legibly, indelibly and permanently as the nature of the article or container permits, with the English name of the country of origin. The marking informs the ultimate purchaser in the United States of the name of the country in which the article was manufactured or produced. The PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35405 marking requirements for containers are provided for by 19 CFR 134.22(b). 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. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 40. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 10,000. Estimated Time per Response: 15 seconds. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 41. Dated: July 17, 2019. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2019–15551 Filed 7–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs & Border Protection Section 321 Data Pilot U.S. Customs and Border Protection, DHS. ACTION: General notice. AGENCY: This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is conducting a voluntary test to collect certain advance data related to shipments potentially eligible for release under section 321 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended. Section 321 provides for an administrative exemption from duty and taxes for shipments of merchandise (other than bona-fide gifts and certain personal and household goods) imported by one person on one day having an aggregate fair retail value in the country of shipment of not more than $800. Pursuant to this test, participants will electronically transmit certain data elements pertaining to these shipments to CBP in advance of arrival. CBP is conducting this test to determine the feasibility of requiring advance data from different types of parties and requiring additional data that is generally not required under current regulations in order to effectively identify and target high-risk shipments in the e-commerce environment. Participants may be non-traditional CBP partners, such as online marketplaces. This notice describes the purpose of the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 141 (Tuesday, July 23, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 35405]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-15551]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0057]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Country of Origin 
Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders

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 must be submitted (no later than 
August 22, 2019) 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 (84 FR 11550) on March 27, 
2019, 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: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or 
Holders.
    OMB Number: 1651-0057.
    Abstract: Section 304 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 
U.S.C. 1304, requires each imported article of foreign origin, or its 
container, to be marked in a conspicuous place as legibly, indelibly 
and permanently as the nature of the article or container permits, with 
the English name of the country of origin. The marking informs the 
ultimate purchaser in the United States of the name of the country in 
which the article was manufactured or produced. The marking 
requirements for containers are provided for by 19 CFR 134.22(b).
    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.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 250.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 40.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 10,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 seconds.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 41.

    Dated: July 17, 2019.
Seth D. Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2019-15551 Filed 7-22-19; 8:45 am]
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