Agency Information Collection Activities: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers, 44630-44631 [2019-18277]

Download as PDF 44630 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 165 / Monday, August 26, 2019 / Notices comments, please include your name and contact information. Comments received in response to this solicitation, including names and contact information of those who comment, will be part of the public record for this proposed action. Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public comments, will be available in our online docket at http://www.regulations.gov, and can be viewed by following the website’s instructions. Additionally, if you visit the online docket and sign up for email alerts, you will be notified when comments are posted. After the public comment period is complete and CBP has reviewed the results, a response to the comments received will be published in the Federal Register and made available on CBP’s website: http://www.cbp.gov/ about/environmental-culturalstewardship/nepa-documents/docsreview. Background On June 27, 2019, CBP published a notice in the Federal Register (84 FR 30745), requesting public comments regarding the construction of pedestrian barrier within the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) in Starr County, Texas, including within the cities of Roma, Escobares, La Grulla, Rio Grande City, and the censusdesignated place of Salineno, Texas (the Affected Areas). CBP also requested comments on potential impacts to the environment, historical preservation, culture, quality of life, and commerce, including socioeconomic impacts from the construction of primary pedestrian barrier in the Affected Areas. That document requested that comments be received no later than August 26, 2019. Extension of Comment Period khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES CBP believes that it is very important to receive well thought-out and developed comments with respect to the construction of pedestrian barrier within the Affected Areas. Therefore, CBP has decided to allow additional time for the public to submit comments on the proposed action. Accordingly, the comment period is extended to September 25, 2019, and comments must be received on or before that date. Dated: August 20, 2019. Kelly C. Good, Deputy Executive Director, Program Management Office Directorate, U.S. Border Patrol, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2019–18306 Filed 8–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:09 Aug 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 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: 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 September 25, 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 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (84 FR 22504) on May 17, 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: 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. E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 165 / Monday, August 26, 2019 / Notices 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: https:// www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/ forms?title=6478. 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: August 21, 2019. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2019–18277 Filed 8–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0023] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Information 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. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:09 Aug 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 September 25, 2019) 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 email 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 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 22505) on May 17, 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, ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44631 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: Request for Information. OMB Number: 1651–0023. Form Number: CBP Form 28. Abstract: Under 19 U.S.C. 1500 and 1401a, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is responsible for appraising imported merchandise by ascertaining its value; classifying the merchandise under the tariff schedule; and assessing a rate and amount of duty to be paid. On occasions when the invoice or other documentation does not provide sufficient information for appraisement or classification, CBP may request additional information through the use of CBP Form 28, Request for Information. This form is sent by CBP personnel to importers, or their agents, requesting additional information. CBP Form 28 is provided for by 19 CFR 151.11. A copy of this form and instructions are available at https:// www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/ forms?title=28. 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. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60,000. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 60,000. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 120,000. Dated: August 21, 2019. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2019–18278 Filed 8–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 165 (Monday, August 26, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44630-44631]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-18277]


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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: 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 
September 25, 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/.

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 22504) on May 17, 
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: 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.

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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: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/forms?title=6478.
    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: August 21, 2019.
Seth D. Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
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