Customs and Border Protection Bureau October 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Automated Commercial Environment (ACE): Creation of Non-Portal Accounts for Importers; Automatic ACE Participation for C-TPAT Members
Document Number: 05-21165
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This notice announces the creation of Non-portal Accounts for importers wishing to participate in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) test, but not seeking the benefits that inure to parties that establish Portal Accounts. This notice also announces that all importers who are certified partners in the voluntary Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Program, and are not holders of ACE Portal Accounts, are automatically established as ACE Non-portal Accounts and are eligible to participate in the Periodic Monthly Statement test. This Notice further announces that importers who are not certified partners in C-TPAT may still become Non-portal Accounts by accurately completing a Customs and Border Protection Form (CBP Form) 5106 and then submitting that document to a customs broker who is participating in ACE via a Portal Account. The broker will then submit that information to CBP. Finally, the document states that any current C-TPAT certified partners who are owners of Portal Accounts and are not participating in Periodic Monthly Statement (PMS) may immediately participate in PMS directly with CBP, or through a customs broker with an ACE Portal Account, by providing to CBP those importer of record numbers that are part of the Portal Account and that have been previously designated to C-TPAT.
Extension of Import Restrictions Imposed on Certain Categories of Archaeological Material From the Pre-Hispanic Cultures of the Republic of Nicaragua
Document Number: 05-21049
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-10-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This document amends Title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR) to reflect the extension of the import restrictions on certain categories of archaeological material from the Pre-Hispanic cultures of the Republic of Nicaragua that were imposed by T.D. 00-75. The Acting Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State, has determined that conditions continue to warrant the imposition of import restrictions. Accordingly, the restrictions will remain in effect for an additional 5 years, and Title 19 of the CFR is being amended to reflect this extension. These restrictions are being extended pursuant to determinations of the United States Department of State made under the terms of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act in accordance with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. T.D. 00-75 contains the Designated List of archaeological material representing Pre-Hispanic cultures of Nicaragua.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: 05-20649
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 October 1, 2005, the interest rates for overpayments will be 6 percent for corporations and 7 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 7 percent. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Automated Commercial Environment (ACE): National Customs Automation Program Test of Automated Truck Manifest for Truck Carrier Accounts; Deployment Schedule
Document Number: 05-20579
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, in conjunction with the Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, is currently conducting a National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test concerning the transmission of automated truck manifest data. This document announces the next group, or cluster, of ports to be deployed for this test.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders
Document Number: 05-20130
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders. 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)).
Harbor Maintenance Fee
Document Number: 05-20129
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection Proposed Collection; Comment Request, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Harbor Maintenance Fee. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Declaration of Person Who Performed Repairs
Document Number: 05-20128
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 Declaration of a Person Who Performed Repairs. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Bonded Warehouse Proprietor's Submission
Document Number: 05-20127
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, the CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Bonded Warehouse Proprietor's Submission. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Textile and Textile Products
Document Number: 05-20125
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning Textile and Textile Products. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Declaration of a Person Abroad Who Receives and Is Returning Merchandise to the U.S.
Document Number: 05-20124
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 Declaration of a Person Abroad Who Receives and Is Returning Merchandise to the U.S. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Declaration of Owner of Merchandise Obtained (Other Than) in Pursuance of a Purchase or Agreement To Purchase and Declaration of Importer of Record When Entry Is Made by an Agent
Document Number: 05-20123
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 Declaration of Owner of Merchandise Obtained (other than) in Pursuance of a Purchase or Agreement To Purchase and Declaration of Importer of Record When Entry Is Made by an Agent. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Application for Withdrawal of Bonded Stores for Fishing Vessels and Certification of Use
Document Number: 05-20122
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Application for Withdrawal of Bonded Stores For Fishing Vessels and Certification of Use. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Andean Trade Preferences
Document Number: 05-20121
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning Andean Trade Preferences. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Customs Modernization Act Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 05-20120
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 Customs Modernization Act Recordkeeping Requirements. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Public Law 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Bond Procedures for Articles Subject to Exclusion Orders Issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission
Document Number: 05-20119
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Bond Procedures for Articles Subject to Exclusion Orders Issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Transfer of Cargo to a Container Station
Document Number: 05-20118
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 Transfer of Cargo to a Container Station. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Guam Visa Waiver Information (I-736)
Document Number: 05-20117
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Guam Visa Waiver Information. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin
Document Number: 05-20113
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 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. 3505(c)(2)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request Application for Extension of Bond for Temporary Importation
Document Number: 05-20112
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 Application for Extension of Bond for Temporary Importation. 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)).
Country of Origin of Textile and Apparel Products
Document Number: 05-19985
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-10-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This document sets forth interim amendments to the Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') regulations to update, restructure, and consolidate the regulations relating to the country of origin of textile and apparel products. The interim amendments reflect changes brought about, in part, by the expiration on January 1, 2005, of the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (``ATC'') and the resulting elimination of quotas on the entry of textile and apparel products from World Trade Organization (``WTO'') members. The primary regulatory change set forth in this document is the elimination of the requirement that a textile declaration be submitted for all importations of textile and apparel products. In addition, to improve the quality of reporting of the identity of the manufacturer of imported textiles and apparel products, the interim amendments include a requirement that importers identify the manufacturer of such products through a manufacturer identification code (``MID'').
Notice of Cancellation of Customs Broker License
Document Number: 05-19769
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 license is canceled with prejudice.
Notice of Cancellation of Customs Broker License
Document Number: 05-19768
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 are cancelled without prejudice.
Notice of Cancellation of Customs Broker Permit
Document Number: 05-19767
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 permits are cancelled without prejudice.