Agency Information Collection Activities: Drawback Process Regulations, 68905-68906 [2020-24069]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 211 / Friday, October 30, 2020 / Notices Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,260. Type of Collection: Electronic Air Export Manifest. Estimated Number of Respondents: 260. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 5,640. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 1,466,400. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 121,711. Type of Collection: Electronic Ocean Export Manifest. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 400. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 200,000. Estimated Time per Response: 1.5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,000. Type of Collection: Electronic Rail Export Manifest. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 300. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 15,000. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,490. Dated: October 27, 2020. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2020–24111 Filed 10–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0075] Agency Information Collection Activities: Drawback Process Regulations 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. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:10 Oct 29, 2020 Jkt 253001 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 December 29, 2020 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 1651–0075 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 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) PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68905 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: Drawback Process Regulations. OMB Number: 1651–0075. Form number: CBP Form 7553. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to the burden hours. Type of Review: Extension (with change). Affected Public: Businesses. Abstract: The collections of information related to the drawback process are required as per 19 CFR part 190 (Modernized Drawback), which provides for refunds of duties, taxes, and fees for certain merchandise that is imported into the United States where there is a subsequent related exportation or destruction. All claims for drawback, sometimes referred to as TFTEADrawback, must be filed electronically in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), in accordance with the Trade Facilitation Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA) (Pub. L. 114–125, 130 Stat. 122), and in compliance with the regulations in part 190, 181 (NAFTA Drawback) and 182 (USMCA Drawback). Specific information on completing a claim is available in the drawback CBP and Trade Automated Interface Requirement (CATAIR) document at: https:// www.cbp.gov/document/guidance/acedrawback-catair-guidelines. CBP Form 7553, Notice of Intent to Export, Destroy or Return Merchandise for Purposes of Drawback (NOI), documents both the exportation and destruction of merchandise eligible for drawback. The NOI is the official notification to CBP that an exportation or destruction will occur for drawback eligible merchandise. The CBP Form 7553 has been updated to comply with TFTEA-Drawback requirements and is accessible at http://www.cbp.gov/ newsroom/publications/forms. E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 68906 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 211 / Friday, October 30, 2020 / Notices Relevant Regulations and Statutes Title 19, part 190—https://ecfr.io/Title19/Part-190 19 U.S.C. 1313—https:// www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/ USCODE-2011-title19/pdf/USCODE2011-title19-chap4-subtitleII-partIsec1313.pdf jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 19 U.S.C. 1313 authorizes the information collected on the CBP form 7553 as well as in the ACE system for the electronic drawback claim. The New Data Elements in ACE for Drawback include the following: 1. Substituted Value per Unit 2. Entry Summary Line Item Number 3. Bill of Materials/Formula 4. Certificate of Delivery/Drawback Eligibility Indicator 5. Import Tracing Identification Number (ITIN) 6. Manufacture Tracing Identification Number (MTIN) 7. Certification for Valuation of Destroyed Merchandise 8. Substituted Unused Wine Certification 9. Certification of Eligibility for AP and/ or WPN Privilege(s) 10. Identification of Accounting Methodology 11. Indicator for Notice of Intent to Export or Destroy 12. Indicator for Waiver of Drawback Claim Rights New data elements added to the CBP Form 7553: 1. Continuation sheet (#15–19) 2. Line item number added (#15) 3. Rejected merchandise box added (#20) 4. Instructions were edited to comply with TFTEA-Drawback requirements This collection of information applies to the individuals and companies in the trade community who are and are not familiar with drawback, importing and exporting procedures, and with the CBP regulations. Please note that CBP Forms 7551 and 7552 are both abolished. From February 24, 2019, onward, TFTEA-Drawback, as provided for in part 190, is the only legal framework for filing drawback claims. No new drawback claims may be filed under the paper-based processes previously provided for in part 191 (Drawback). Sections 190.51, 190.52, and 190.53 provide the requirements to submit a drawback claim electronically. The provisions of part 190 are similar to the provisions in part 191, except where necessary to outline all the data elements for a complete claim (previously contained in CBP form 7551) and modify those requirements to VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:10 Oct 29, 2020 Jkt 253001 comply with TFTEA-Drawback. CBP form 7552, Certificates of Delivery and Certificates of Manufacturing & Delivery will no longer be requested or accepted to demonstrate the transfer of merchandise. Sections 190.10 and 190.24 require that any transfers of merchandise must be evidenced by business records, as defined in section 190.2. Type of Information Collection: CBP Form 7553 Notice of Intent to Export/ Destroy Merchandise. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,066. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 20. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 66,772. Estimated Time per Response: 33 minutes (.55 hours). Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 38,582. Dated: October 27, 2020. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2020–24069 Filed 10–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0013] Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty, Carrier’s Certificate of Release 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. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than November 30, 2020) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. 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/. 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 (Volume 85 FR Page 50830) on August 18, 2020, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 211 (Friday, October 30, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0075]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Drawback Process 
Regulations

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 December 29, 2020 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 1651-0075 
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: Drawback Process Regulations.
    OMB Number: 1651-0075.
    Form number: CBP Form 7553.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date with no change to the burden hours.
    Type of Review: Extension (with change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Abstract: The collections of information related to the drawback 
process are required as per 19 CFR part 190 (Modernized Drawback), 
which provides for refunds of duties, taxes, and fees for certain 
merchandise that is imported into the United States where there is a 
subsequent related exportation or destruction. All claims for drawback, 
sometimes referred to as TFTEA-Drawback, must be filed electronically 
in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), in accordance with the 
Trade Facilitation Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA) (Pub. L. 114-
125, 130 Stat. 122), and in compliance with the regulations in part 
190, 181 (NAFTA Drawback) and 182 (USMCA Drawback). Specific 
information on completing a claim is available in the drawback CBP and 
Trade Automated Interface Requirement (CATAIR) document at: https://www.cbp.gov/document/guidance/ace-drawback-catair-guidelines.
    CBP Form 7553, Notice of Intent to Export, Destroy or Return 
Merchandise for Purposes of Drawback (NOI), documents both the 
exportation and destruction of merchandise eligible for drawback. The 
NOI is the official notification to CBP that an exportation or 
destruction will occur for drawback eligible merchandise. The CBP Form 
7553 has been updated to comply with TFTEA-Drawback requirements and is 
accessible at http://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/forms.

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Relevant Regulations and Statutes

Title 19, part 190--https://ecfr.io/Title-19/Part-190
19 U.S.C. 1313--https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/USCODE-2011-title19/pdf/USCODE-2011-title19-chap4-subtitleII-partI-sec1313.pdf

    19 U.S.C. 1313 authorizes the information collected on the CBP form 
7553 as well as in the ACE system for the electronic drawback claim.
    The New Data Elements in ACE for Drawback include the following:

1. Substituted Value per Unit
2. Entry Summary Line Item Number
3. Bill of Materials/Formula
4. Certificate of Delivery/Drawback Eligibility Indicator
5. Import Tracing Identification Number (ITIN)
6. Manufacture Tracing Identification Number (MTIN)
7. Certification for Valuation of Destroyed Merchandise
8. Substituted Unused Wine Certification
9. Certification of Eligibility for AP and/or WPN Privilege(s)
10. Identification of Accounting Methodology
11. Indicator for Notice of Intent to Export or Destroy
12. Indicator for Waiver of Drawback Claim Rights

    New data elements added to the CBP Form 7553:

1. Continuation sheet (#15-19)
2. Line item number added (#15)
3. Rejected merchandise box added (#20)
4. Instructions were edited to comply with TFTEA-Drawback requirements

    This collection of information applies to the individuals and 
companies in the trade community who are and are not familiar with 
drawback, importing and exporting procedures, and with the CBP 
regulations.
    Please note that CBP Forms 7551 and 7552 are both abolished. From 
February 24, 2019, onward, TFTEA-Drawback, as provided for in part 190, 
is the only legal framework for filing drawback claims. No new drawback 
claims may be filed under the paper-based processes previously provided 
for in part 191 (Drawback). Sections 190.51, 190.52, and 190.53 provide 
the requirements to submit a drawback claim electronically. The 
provisions of part 190 are similar to the provisions in part 191, 
except where necessary to outline all the data elements for a complete 
claim (previously contained in CBP form 7551) and modify those 
requirements to comply with TFTEA-Drawback. CBP form 7552, Certificates 
of Delivery and Certificates of Manufacturing & Delivery will no longer 
be requested or accepted to demonstrate the transfer of merchandise. 
Sections 190.10 and 190.24 require that any transfers of merchandise 
must be evidenced by business records, as defined in section 190.2.
    Type of Information Collection: CBP Form 7553 Notice of Intent to 
Export/Destroy Merchandise.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,066.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 20.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 66,772.
    Estimated Time per Response: 33 minutes (.55 hours).
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 38,582.

    Dated: October 27, 2020.
Seth D. Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2020-24069 Filed 10-29-20; 8:45 am]
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