Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC), 75346-75347 [2020-26039]

Download as PDF 75346 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 228 / Wednesday, November 25, 2020 / Notices Name of Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: January 28–29, 2021. Closed: January 28, 2021, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications and/or proposals. Place: National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center, Rockville, MD 20852 (Virtual Meeting). Open: January 28, 2021, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Agenda: Staff reports on divisional, programmatical, and special activities. Place: National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center, Rockville, MD 20852 (Virtual Meeting). Open: January 29, 2021, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Agenda: Staff reports on divisional, programmatical, and special activities. Place: National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center, Rockville, MD 20852 (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Craig A. Jordan, Ph.D., Director, Division of Extramural Activities, NIDCD, NIH, Room 8345, MSC 9670, 6001 Executive Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20892–9670, (301) 496–8693, jordanc@nidcd.nih.gov. Information is also available on the Institute’s/Center’s home page: https:// www.nidcd.nih.gov/about/advisory-council, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.173, Biological Research Related to Deafness and Communicative Disorders, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: November 19, 2020. Miguelina Perez, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–26028 Filed 11–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [Docket No. USCBP–2020–0064] Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, December 16, 2020. The meeting will be open to the public via webinar only. There is no on-site, inperson option for this quarterly meeting. DATES: The COAC will meet on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, from jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:27 Nov 24, 2020 Jkt 253001 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than December 15, 2020. The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar link and conference number will be provided to all registrants by 10:00 a.m. EST on December 16, 2020. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Ms. Florence Constant-Gibson, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, at (202) 344–1440, as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Ms. Florence Constant-Gibson, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229; telephone (202) 344–1440; or Mr. Jon B. Perdue, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 344–1440. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Notice of this meeting is given under the authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) provides advice to the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on matters pertaining to the commercial operations of CBP and related functions within the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of the Treasury. Pre-registration: For members of the public who plan to participate via webinar, please register online at https://teregistration.cbp.gov/ index.asp?w=213 by 5:00 p.m. EST by December 15, 2020. For members of the public who are pre-registered to attend the webinar and later need to cancel, please do so by December 15, 2020, utilizing the following link: https:// teregistration.cbp.gov/ cancel.asp?w=213. Please feel free to share this information with other interested members of your organization or association. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues the committee will consider prior to the formulation of recommendations as listed in the Agenda section below. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than December 15, 2020, and must be identified by Docket No. USCBP–2020–0064, and may be submitted by one (1) of the following methods: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: tradeevents@cbp.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Ms. Florence ConstantGibson, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number (USCBP–2020–0064) for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov. Please do not submit personal information to this docket. Docket: For access to the docket or to read background documents or comments, go to http:// www.regulations.gov and search for Docket Number USCBP–2020–0064. To submit a comment, click the ‘‘Comment Now!’’ button located on the top-right hand side of the docket page. There will be multiple public comment periods held during the meeting on December 16, 2020. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to two (2) minutes or less to facilitate greater participation. Please note that the public comment period for speakers may end before the time indicated on the schedule that is posted on the CBP web page, http:// www.cbp.gov/trade/stakeholderengagement/coac. Agenda The COAC will hear from the current subcommittees on the topics listed below and then will review, deliberate, provide observations, and formulate recommendations on how to proceed: 1. The Secure Trade Lanes Subcommittee will present updates related to the four active working groups as follows: Trusted Trader Working Group will present recommendations on the newly issued CBP White Paper for the Implementation of CTPAT Trade Compliance Requirements for Forced Labor; the In-Bond Working Group will provide an update on the ongoing work with the technical enhancements that is being shared with the Trade Support Network; the Export Modernization Working Group will report on the progress of the development of the White Paper mentioned during the October COAC meeting and present additional recommendations; and, the Remote and Autonomous Cargo Processing Working Group will provide an update on the progress reviewing the E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 228 / Wednesday, November 25, 2020 / Notices various modes of conveyance and automation opportunities. 2. The Intelligent Enforcement Subcommittee will discuss the kickoff of the Intellectual Property Rights Process Modernization Working Group that will leverage prior recommendations by formulating recommendations to address automation and data sharing. The Bond Working Group will report on continued work with CBP on the Monetary Guidelines for Setting Bond Amounts as part of a larger risk-based bonding initiative. The Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty (AD/CVD) Working Group will report on their continued work with CBP related to the growing number of complex AD/ CVD cases. The Forced Labor Working Group will report on progress toward prioritized recommendations and future scope of work. 3. The Next Generation Facilitation Subcommittee will provide an update on the progress of the One U.S. Government Working Group and workto-date on the Global Business Identifier initiative. The subcommittee will also report on their progress with Partner Government Agencies regarding advancement in Trusted Trader initiatives. There will be an update by the Emerging Technologies Working Group regarding their assessment of various technologies such as quantum computing evaluated this past quarter that could be adapted for use by CBP and the trade. The subcommittee will provide an update on the 21st Century Customs Framework initiative. 4. The Rapid Response Subcommittee will discuss the work that has been done by the Broker Exam Modernization Working Group regarding resolving challenges encountered during the recent October exam and continuing efforts to modernize and improve the quality and experience of future broker exams. Meeting materials will be available by December 14, 2020, at: http:// www.cbp.gov/trade/stakeholderengagement/coac/coac-public-meetings. Dated: November 19, 2020. Jon B. Perdue, Executive Director, Office of Trade Relations. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2020–26039 Filed 11–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:27 Nov 24, 2020 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0136] Agency Information Collection Activities: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery 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. 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 January 25, 2021 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 1651–0136 in the subject line and the agency name. Please submit comments via email to CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Due to COVID– 19-related restrictions, CBP has temporarily suspended its ability to receive public comments by mail. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75347 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: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. OMB Number: 1651–0136. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to the burden hours. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Individuals and businesses. Abstract: Executive Order 12862 directs Federal agencies to provide service to the public that matches or exceeds the best service available in the private sector. In order to work continuously to ensure that our programs are effective and meet our customers’ needs, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) (hereafter ‘‘the Agency’’) seeks to obtain OMB approval of a generic clearance to collect qualitative feedback on our service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean information that provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions, but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that can be generalized to the population of study. This collection of information is necessary to enable CBP to garner customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with our commitment to improving service delivery. The information collected from our E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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[FR Doc No: 2020-26039]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[Docket No. USCBP-2020-0064]


Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC)

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS).

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) 
will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, December 16, 2020. The 
meeting will be open to the public via webinar only. There is no on-
site, in-person option for this quarterly meeting.

DATES: The COAC will meet on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, from 1:00 
p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. Please note that the meeting may close early if 
the committee has completed its business. Comments must be submitted in 
writing no later than December 15, 2020.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar link and 
conference number will be provided to all registrants by 10:00 a.m. EST 
on December 16, 2020. For information on facilities or services for 
individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the 
meeting, contact Ms. Florence Constant-Gibson, Office of Trade 
Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, at (202) 344-1440, as 
soon as possible.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Florence Constant-Gibson, Office 
of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229; telephone 
(202) 344-1440; or Mr. Jon B. Perdue, Designated Federal Officer, at 
(202) 344-1440.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. The 
Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) provides advice 
to the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Secretary of the Treasury, 
and the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on 
matters pertaining to the commercial operations of CBP and related 
functions within the Department of Homeland Security and the Department 
of the Treasury.
    Pre-registration: For members of the public who plan to participate 
via webinar, please register online at https://teregistration.cbp.gov/index.asp?w=213 by 5:00 p.m. EST by December 15, 2020. For members of 
the public who are pre-registered to attend the webinar and later need 
to cancel, please do so by December 15, 2020, utilizing the following 
link: https://teregistration.cbp.gov/cancel.asp?w=213.
    Please feel free to share this information with other interested 
members of your organization or association.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues the committee will consider prior to the formulation of 
recommendations as listed in the Agenda section below.
    Comments must be submitted in writing no later than December 15, 
2020, and must be identified by Docket No. USCBP-2020-0064, and may be 
submitted by one (1) of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: [email protected]. Include the docket number 
in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Ms. Florence Constant-Gibson, Office of Trade 
Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue 
NW, Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number (USCBP-2020-
0064) for this action. Comments received will be posted without 
alteration at http://www.regulations.gov. Please do not submit personal 
information to this docket.
    Docket: For access to the docket or to read background documents or 
comments, go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket Number 
USCBP-2020-0064. To submit a comment, click the ``Comment Now!'' button 
located on the top-right hand side of the docket page.
    There will be multiple public comment periods held during the 
meeting on December 16, 2020. Speakers are requested to limit their 
comments to two (2) minutes or less to facilitate greater 
participation. Please note that the public comment period for speakers 
may end before the time indicated on the schedule that is posted on the 
CBP web page, http://www.cbp.gov/trade/stakeholder-engagement/coac.

Agenda

    The COAC will hear from the current subcommittees on the topics 
listed below and then will review, deliberate, provide observations, 
and formulate recommendations on how to proceed:
    1. The Secure Trade Lanes Subcommittee will present updates related 
to the four active working groups as follows: Trusted Trader Working 
Group will present recommendations on the newly issued CBP White Paper 
for the Implementation of CTPAT Trade Compliance Requirements for 
Forced Labor; the In-Bond Working Group will provide an update on the 
ongoing work with the technical enhancements that is being shared with 
the Trade Support Network; the Export Modernization Working Group will 
report on the progress of the development of the White Paper mentioned 
during the October COAC meeting and present additional recommendations; 
and, the Remote and Autonomous Cargo Processing Working Group will 
provide an update on the progress reviewing the

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various modes of conveyance and automation opportunities.
    2. The Intelligent Enforcement Subcommittee will discuss the 
kickoff of the Intellectual Property Rights Process Modernization 
Working Group that will leverage prior recommendations by formulating 
recommendations to address automation and data sharing. The Bond 
Working Group will report on continued work with CBP on the Monetary 
Guidelines for Setting Bond Amounts as part of a larger risk-based 
bonding initiative. The Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty (AD/CVD) 
Working Group will report on their continued work with CBP related to 
the growing number of complex AD/CVD cases. The Forced Labor Working 
Group will report on progress toward prioritized recommendations and 
future scope of work.
    3. The Next Generation Facilitation Subcommittee will provide an 
update on the progress of the One U.S. Government Working Group and 
work-to-date on the Global Business Identifier initiative. The 
subcommittee will also report on their progress with Partner Government 
Agencies regarding advancement in Trusted Trader initiatives. There 
will be an update by the Emerging Technologies Working Group regarding 
their assessment of various technologies such as quantum computing 
evaluated this past quarter that could be adapted for use by CBP and 
the trade. The subcommittee will provide an update on the 21st Century 
Customs Framework initiative.
    4. The Rapid Response Subcommittee will discuss the work that has 
been done by the Broker Exam Modernization Working Group regarding 
resolving challenges encountered during the recent October exam and 
continuing efforts to modernize and improve the quality and experience 
of future broker exams.
    Meeting materials will be available by December 14, 2020, at: 
http://www.cbp.gov/trade/stakeholder-engagement/coac/coac-public-meetings.

    Dated: November 19, 2020.
Jon B. Perdue,
Executive Director, Office of Trade Relations.
[FR Doc. 2020-26039 Filed 11-24-20; 8:45 am]
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