Customs and Border Protection 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Accreditation of R. Markey & Sons, Inc., as a Commercial Laboratory
Document Number: E9-30910
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12, R. Markey & Sons, Inc., 5 Hanover Square, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10004, has been accredited to analyze sugar, sugar syrups and confectionery products under Chapter 17 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12. Specifically, R. Markey & Sons has been granted accreditation to perform the following test methods only: (1) Polarization of Raw Sugar, ICUMSA GS 1/2/3-1; (2) The Determination of the Polarization of Raw Sugar Without Wet Lead Clarification, ICUMSA GS 1/2/3-2; (3) Sugar Moisture by Loss of Drying, ICUMSA GS 2/1/3-15; (4) Polarization of White Sugar, ICUMSA GS 2/3-1. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific test this entity is accredited 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 cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operationssupport/labsscientifi c svcs/commercialgaugers/.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E9-30899
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, SGS North America, Inc., 1084 West Lathrop Ave., Savannah, GA 31402, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific test or 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 cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the website listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Holders or Containers Which Enter the United States Duty Free
Document Number: E9-29608
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Holders or Containers which Enter the United States Duty Free. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (74 FR 51297) on October 6, 2009, 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 1320.10.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Administrative Rulings
Document Number: E9-29607
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Administrative Rulings. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (74 FR 49392) on September 28, 2009, 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 1320.10.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Visa Waiver Program Carrier Agreement (Form I-775)
Document Number: E9-27904
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the Visa Waiver Program Carrier Agreement (Form I-775). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2010
Document Number: E9-27598
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice to customs brokers that the annual fee of $138 that is assessed for each permit held by a broker, whether it may be an individual, partnership, association, or corporation, is due by January 25, 2010. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces this date of payment for 2010 in accordance with the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
Recordation of Trade Name “Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB”
Document Number: E9-26982
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
Application has been filed pursuant to Sec. 133.12, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Regulations (19 CFR 133.12), for recordation under section 42 of the Act of July 5, 1946, as amended (15 U.S.C. 1124), of the trade name ``Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB,'' used by Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, incorporated in Sweden.
Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E9-26709
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, Intertek USA, Inc., 230 Crescent Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific test or 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 cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories.http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operationssupport/ labs scientificsvcs/commercialgaugers/.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Delivery Ticket
Document Number: E9-23820
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Delivery Ticket. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Notice of Cancellation of Customs Broker Licenses
Document Number: E9-13835
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
Pursuant to section 641 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, (19 U.S.C. 1641) and the Customs Regulations (19 CFR 111.51), the following Customs broker licenses and all associated permits are cancelled without prejudice.
Enhanced Bonding Requirement for Certain Shrimp Importers
Document Number: E9-7281
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This notice ends the designation of shrimp subject to antidumping or countervailing duty orders as a special category or covered case subject to an enhanced bonding requirement (EBR). A recent World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body Report held that the application of this requirement to shrimp from Thailand and India was inconsistent with U.S. WTO obligations. In response to this report, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is ending the designation of shrimp subject to antidumping or countervailing duty orders as a special category or covered case subject to the EBR. The shrimp importers affected by this requirement may request termination of any existing continuous bonds pursuant to 19 CFR 113.27(a) and submit a new bond application pursuant to 19 CFR 113.12(b).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Arrival and Departure Record
Document Number: E9-3120
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act concerning the Form I-94 (Arrival/Departure Record), the Form I-94W (Nonimmigrant Visa Waiver Arrival/Departure), and the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). This is an extension (with change) of an existing collection of information. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (73 FR 75730) on December 12, 2008, 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 1320.10.
Enhanced Bonding Requirement for Certain Shrimp Importers
Document Number: E9-343
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This notice proposes to end the designation of shrimp subject to antidumping or countervailing duty orders as a special category or covered case subject to an enhanced bonding requirement (EBR). A recent World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body Report has found that CBP's application of this requirement to shrimp from Thailand and India is inconsistent with U.S. WTO obligations. In response to this report, CBP proposes to end the designation of shrimp subject to antidumping or countervailing duty orders as a special category or covered case subject to the EBR. CBP proposes that shrimp importers affected by this requirement may request termination of any existing continuous bonds pursuant to 19 CFR 113.27(a) and submit a new bond application pursuant to 19 CFR 113.12(b). CBP seeks comment on this proposal.