Customs and Border Protection 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Accreditation and Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2010-23473
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-21
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, Inspectorate America Corporation, 5237 Halls Mill Road Building F, Mobile, AL 36619, 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 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/.
Testing Method of Pressed and Toughened (Specially Tempered) Glassware
Document Number: 2010-22826
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This document adopts modifications to the test method currently applied by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') for the testing of pressed and toughened (specially tempered) glassware, as set forth in Treasury Decision (T.D.) 94-26 which was published in the Federal Register on March 22, 1994. This document sets forth revised criteria for interpreting the results obtained from the cutting test for opaque glassware and provides an interpretation of breakage for that test. In addition, this document reinstates a previously used testing method, the center punch test, and provides a description of the center punch apparatus to be used for that test. The final CBP test method for pressed and toughened (specially tempered) glassware for tariff classification purposes is set forth in its entirety in this document.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Certain Upright and Recumbent Exercise Bikes
Document Number: 2010-13847
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain upright and recumbent exercise bikes. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded in the final determination that the U.S. is the country of origin of the upright and recumbent exercise bikes for purposes of U.S. government procurement.
Distribution of Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset to Affected Domestic Producers
Document Number: 2010-13053
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
Pursuant to the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000, this document is U.S. Customs and Border Protection's notice of intent to distribute assessed antidumping or countervailing duties (known as the continued dumping and subsidy offset) for Fiscal Year 2010 in connection with countervailing duty orders, antidumping duty orders, or findings under the Antidumping Act of 1921. This document sets forth the case name and number of each order or finding for which funds may become available for distribution, together with the list of affected domestic producers, based on the list supplied by the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) associated with each order or finding, who are potentially eligible to receive a distribution. This document also provides the instructions for affected domestic producers (and anyone alleging eligibility to receive a distribution) to file certifications to claim a distribution in relation to the listed orders or findings.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Certain Commodity-Based Clustered Storage Units
Document Number: 2010-11726
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain Commodity-based Clustered Storage Units. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded in the final determination that the United States is the country of origin of Commodity-based Clustered Storage Units for purposes of U.S. government procurement.
Agency Information Collection Activities: African Growth and Opportunity Act Certificate of Origin
Document Number: 2010-11469
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
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: African Growth and Opportunity Act Certificate of Origin (AGOA). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with a 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 (75 FR 9423) on March 2, 2010, 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.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: 2010-8961
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This notice advises the public of the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties. For the calendar quarter beginning April 1, 2010, the interest rates for overpayments will be 3 percent for corporations and 4 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 4 percent. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2010-6393
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-23
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., 925 Corn Product Road, Corpus Christi, TX 78409, 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 Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories: http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientificsvcs/commercialgaugers/.
Request for Applicants for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC)
Document Number: 2010-5637
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC) to apply for appointment. COAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Commissioner of CBP, Secretary of Homeland Security, and Secretary of the Treasury on all matters involving the commercial operations of CBP and related DHS functions.
Notice of Cancellation of Customs Broker Licenses Due to Death of the License Holder
Document Number: 2010-5462
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations at section 111.51(a), the following individual Customs broker licenses and any and all permits have been cancelled due to the death of the broker:
Agency Information Collection Activities: NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin
Document Number: 2010-2038
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, U.S. Customs and Border (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).