Customs Broker Permit User Fee Payment for 2021, 68355 [2020-23831]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 209 / Wednesday, October 28, 2020 / Notices process and provide CBP additional information to determine travelers’ admissibility to enter Guam or the CNMI under the Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Program. CBP intends to migrate from the paper Form I–736 process to a mandatory automated process via rulemaking. Type of Collection: CBP Form I–736. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,560,000. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 1,560,000. Estimated Time per Response: 19 minutes (0.316 hours). Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 492,960. Dated: October 23, 2020. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2020–23830 Filed 10–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Customs Broker Permit User Fee Payment for 2021 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 29, 2021. 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 2021 will be $150.33. DATES: Payment of the 2021 Customs Broker Permit User Fee is due by January 29, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melba Hubbard, Broker Management Branch, Office of Trade, (202) 325–6986, or melba.hubbard@cbp.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Oct 27, 2020 Jkt 253001 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 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 permit user fee is set forth in Appendix A of part 24. (19 CFR 24.22 Appendix A.) On July 29, 2020, CBP published a Federal Register notice, CBP Dec. 20–14, which among other things, announced that the annual customs broker permit user fee would increase to $150.33 for calendar year 2021. See 85 FR 45646. 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 2021, the due date for payment of the user fee is January 29, 2021. Dated: October 22, 2020. Brenda B. Smith, Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Trade. [FR Doc. 2020–23831 Filed 10–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2007–0008] National Advisory Council; Meeting Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee management; notice of open Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68355 The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Advisory Council (NAC) will meet November 17–18, 2020. The meeting will be open to the public through virtual means. DATES: The NAC will meet by virtual means Tuesday, November 17 and Wednesday, November 18, 2020, between 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time. Please note that the meeting may close early if the NAC has completed its business. ADDRESSES: All membership, FEMA, invited guest and public participation is by virtual means only. Anyone who wishes to participate must register with FEMA prior to the meeting by providing their name, telephone number, email address, title, and organization to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT caption below by 5 p.m. ET Friday, November 13, 2020. To facilitate public participation, members of the public are invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered by the NAC. The topic areas are indicated in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION caption below. The full agenda and any related documents for this meeting will be available by Friday, November 13, 2020, by contacting the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below. Written comments must be submitted and received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on November 13, 2020, identified by Docket ID FEMA–2007–0008, and submitted by the following method: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions must include the words ‘‘Federal Emergency Management Agency’’ and the docket number for this action. Comments received, including any personal information provided, will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to the docket to read comments received by the NAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov, and search for Docket ID FEMA–2007–0008. Public comment periods will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. and on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, from 4:30 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. Eastern Time. All speakers must limit their comments to three minutes. Comments should be addressed to the NAC. Any comments not related to the agenda topics will not be considered by the NAC. To register to make remarks during the public comment period, contact the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below by 5 p.m. ET Friday, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 209 (Wednesday, October 28, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Customs Broker Permit User Fee Payment for 2021

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

ACTION: General notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 29, 2021. 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 2021 will be $150.33.

DATES: Payment of the 2021 Customs Broker Permit User Fee is due by 
January 29, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melba Hubbard, Broker Management 
Branch, Office of Trade, (202) 325-6986, or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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 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 permit user fee is set forth in Appendix 
A of part 24. (19 CFR 24.22 Appendix A.) On July 29, 2020, CBP 
published a Federal Register notice, CBP Dec. 20-14, which among other 
things, announced that the annual customs broker permit user fee would 
increase to $150.33 for calendar year 2021. See 85 FR 45646.
    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 2021, the due date for payment of the user fee 
is January 29, 2021.

    Dated: October 22, 2020.
Brenda B. Smith,
Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Trade.
[FR Doc. 2020-23831 Filed 10-27-20; 8:45 am]
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