Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry Is Made by an Agent, 65400-65401 [2019-25793]

Download as PDF 65400 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 27, 2019 / Notices Dated: November 21, 2019. Keith M. Smith, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2019–25757 Filed 11–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Approval of AmSpec LLC (La Porte, TX), as a Commercial Gauger Dated: October 23, 2019. Dave Fluty, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of approval of AmSpec LLC (La Porte, TX), as a commercial gauger. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2019–25754 Filed 11–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (La Porte, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of June 12, 2019. DATES: AmSpec LLC (La Porte, TX) was approved, as a commercial gauger as of June 12, 2019. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for June 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Eugene Bondoc, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202–344– 1060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, that AmSpec LLC, 631 N 16th Street, La Porte, TX 77571 has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. AmSpec LLC (La Porte, TX) is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): SUMMARY: API chapters 3 ............... 7 ............... 8 ............... 11 ............. 12 ............. 17 ............. Title Tank Gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Physical Properties Data. Calculations. Marine Measurement. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:21 Nov 26, 2019 Jkt 250001 conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to CBPGaugersLabs@ cbp.dhs.gov. Please reference the website listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http:// www.cbp.gov/about/labs-scientific/ commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Customs Broker User Fee Payment for 2020 U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: General notice. AGENCY: This document provides notice to customs brokers that the annual user fee that is assessed for each permit held by a broker, whether it may be an individual, partnership, association, or corporation, is due by January 31, 2020. Pursuant to fee adjustments required by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST ACT) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations, the annual user fee payable for calendar year 2020 will be $147.89. DATES: Payment of the 2020 Customs Broker User Fee is due by January 31, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melba Hubbard, Broker Management Branch, Office of Trade, (202) 325–6986, or melba.hubbard@cbp.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background Pursuant to section 111.96 of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR 111.96(c)), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) assesses an annual user fee for each customs broker district and national permit held by an individual, partnership, association, or corporation. CBP regulations provide that this fee is payable for each calendar year in each broker district where the broker was issued a permit to do PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 business by the due date. See 19 CFR 24.22(h) and (i)(9). Broker districts are defined in the General Notice entitled, ‘‘Geographic Boundaries of Customs Brokerage, Cartage and Lighterage Districts,’’ published in the Federal Register on March 15, 2000 (65 FR 14011), and corrected, with minor changes, on March 23, 2000 (65 FR 15686) and on April 6, 2000 (65 FR 18151). Sections 24.22 and 24.23 of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR 24.22 and 24.23) provide for and describe the procedures that implement the requirements of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) (Pub. L. 114–94, December 4, 2015). Specifically, paragraph (k) in section 24.22 (19 CFR 24.22(k)) sets forth the methodology to determine the change in inflation as well as the factor by which the fees and limitations will be adjusted, if necessary. The customs broker user fee is set forth in Appendix A of part 24. (19 CFR 24.22 Appendix A). On August 2, 2019, CBP published a Federal Register notice, CBP Dec. 19– 08, which among other things, announced that the annual broker permit user fee would increase to $147.89 for calendar year 2020. See 84 FR 37902. As required by 19 CFR 111.96, CBP must provide notice in the Federal Register no later than 60 days before the date that the payment is due for each broker permit. This document notifies customs brokers that for calendar year 2020, the due date for payment of the user fee is January 31, 2020. Dated: November 22, 2019. Brenda B. Smith, Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Trade. [FR Doc. 2019–25753 Filed 11–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0093] Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry Is Made by an Agent 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 27, 2019 / Notices 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 December 27, 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 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 45786) on August 30, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:54 Nov 26, 2019 Jkt 250001 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: Declaration of Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry is made by an Agent. OMB Number: 1651–0093. Form Number: CBP Forms 3347 and 3347A. Abstract: CBP Form 3347, Declaration of Owner, is a declaration from the owner of imported merchandise stating that he/she agrees to pay additional or increased duties, therefore releasing the importer of record from paying such duties. This form must be filed within 90 days from the date of entry. CBP Form 3347 is provided for by 19 CFR 24.11 and 141.20. When entry is made in a consignee’s name by an agent who does not meet the qualifications in 19 CFR 141.19(b)(2), meaning that the agent does not have knowledge of the facts and/or is not authorized under a proper power of attorney by that consignee, a declaration from the consignee on CBP Form 3347A, Declaration of Consignee When Entry is Made by an Agent, may be filed with the entry documentation or the entry summary. If the declaration is filed on CBP Form 3347A, then no bond to produce a declaration of the consignee is required. If the declaration is not filed at entry or entry summary, bond must be given to produce such declaration, and the declaration must be presented within six months after the date that the bond was given. CBP Form 3347A is provided for by 19 CFR 141.19(b)(2). CBP Forms 3347 and 3347A are authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1485 and are accessible at https://www.cbp.gov/ newsroom/publications/forms? title=3347&=Apply. Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the estimated burden hours or to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65401 CBP Form 3347 Estimated Number of Respondents: 900. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 5,400. Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 540. CBP Form 3347A Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 300. Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30. Dated: November 22, 2019. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2019–25793 Filed 11–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2019–0026; OMB No. 1660–0069] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0 Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on a reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0. The program provides a well-established mechanism, using standardized reporting methods, to collect and analyze fire incident data at the Federal, State, and local levels with SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 27, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65400-65401]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-25793]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0093]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Owner 
and Declaration of Consignee When Entry Is Made by an Agent

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

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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 
December 27, 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 email 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 45786) on August 
30, 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: Declaration of Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry 
is made by an Agent.
    OMB Number: 1651-0093.
    Form Number: CBP Forms 3347 and 3347A.
    Abstract: CBP Form 3347, Declaration of Owner, is a declaration 
from the owner of imported merchandise stating that he/she agrees to 
pay additional or increased duties, therefore releasing the importer of 
record from paying such duties. This form must be filed within 90 days 
from the date of entry. CBP Form 3347 is provided for by 19 CFR 24.11 
and 141.20.
    When entry is made in a consignee's name by an agent who does not 
meet the qualifications in 19 CFR 141.19(b)(2), meaning that the agent 
does not have knowledge of the facts and/or is not authorized under a 
proper power of attorney by that consignee, a declaration from the 
consignee on CBP Form 3347A, Declaration of Consignee When Entry is 
Made by an Agent, may be filed with the entry documentation or the 
entry summary. If the declaration is filed on CBP Form 3347A, then no 
bond to produce a declaration of the consignee is required. If the 
declaration is not filed at entry or entry summary, bond must be given 
to produce such declaration, and the declaration must be presented 
within six months after the date that the bond was given. CBP Form 
3347A is provided for by 19 CFR 141.19(b)(2).
    CBP Forms 3347 and 3347A are authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1485 and are 
accessible at https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/
forms?title=3347&=Apply.
    Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with no change to the estimated burden hours or 
to the information collected.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.

CBP Form 3347

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 900.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 5,400.
    Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 540.

CBP Form 3347A

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 300.
    Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30.

    Dated: November 22, 2019.
Seth D. Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
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