Customs and Border Protection Bureau June 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Protest
Document Number: 06-5895
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 of 1995: Protest. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended without a change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments form the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (71 FR 19197) on April 13, 2006, 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: 06-5878
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-30
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 July 1, 2006, the interest rates for overpayments will increase from 6 to 7 percent for corporations and from 7 to 8 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will increase from 7 to 8 percent. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Modification of the CBP NCAP Test Regarding Reconciliation for Entries Under the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: 06-5875
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This document announces a modification to the Customs and Border Protection Automated Commercial System (ACS) Reconciliation prototype test that adds to the issues subject to the Reconciliation process those arising under the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement. Other than this modification, the test remains the same as set forth in previously published Federal Register notices.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Petroleum Refineries in Foreign Trade Subzones
Document Number: E6-9759
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 of 1995: Petroleum Refineries in Foreign Trade. 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 (71 FR 12383-12384) on March 10, 2006, 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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Application for Identification/Smart Card
Document Number: E6-9159
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-15
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 Identification/Smart Card. 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)). CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments form the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (71 FR 12385) on March 10, 2006, 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.
Distribution of Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset to Affected Domestic Producers
Document Number: C6-4937
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Agency Information Collection Activities: Crew Member's Declaration
Document Number: E6-9162
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
The Bureau of 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 of 1995: Crew Member's Declaration. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended without 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 (71 FR 12386) on March 10, 2006, 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: Harbor Maintenance Fee
Document Number: E6-9161
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
The Bureau of 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 of 1995: Harbor Maintenance Fee. 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 (71 FR 19198) on April 13, 2006, 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: Importer's Input Record
Document Number: E6-9160
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
The Bureau of 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 of 1995: Importer's Input Record. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended without 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 (71 FR 12384- 12385) on March 10, 2006, 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.
Closing of the Port of Noyes, Minnesota, and Extension of the Limits of the Port of Pembina, North Dakota
Document Number: E6-8960
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This rule amends the Department of Homeland Security regulations pertaining to the field organization of the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by closing the port of entry of Noyes, Minnesota, and extending the limits of the port of entry of Pembina, North Dakota, to include the rail facilities located at Noyes. The closure and extension are the result of the closure by the Canadian Customs and Revenue Agency of the Port of Emerson, Manitoba, Canada, which is located north of the Port of Noyes, and the close proximity of the Port of Noyes to the Port of Pembina.
Automated Commercial Environment (ACE): Periodic Monthly Statement Payment Process Available When Filing Entry for Split Shipments and Unassembled or Disassembled Entities Imported on Multiple Conveyances
Document Number: E6-8499
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This document announces that importers may use the periodic monthly payment statement process to pay estimated duties and fees when filing either a single entry or incremental entries involving split shipments, or a single entry or certain incremental entries involving unassembled or disassembled entities. Importers may use the periodic monthly payment statement process as participants in a National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test.
Single Entry for Unassembled or Disassembled Entities Imported on Multiple Conveyances
Document Number: E6-8498
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This document amends the regulations in title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations to allow an importer of record, under certain conditions, to submit a single entry to cover multiple portions of a single entity which, due to its size or nature, arrives in the United States on separate conveyances. This document implements statutory changes made to the merchandise entry laws by the Tariff Suspension and Trade Act of 2000.
Entry of Certain Cement Products From Mexico Requiring a Commerce Department Import License
Document Number: E6-8500
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-06-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This document proposes to amend title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations to set forth special requirements for the entry of certain cement products from Mexico requiring a United States Department of Commerce import license. The cement products in question are those listed in the Agreement on Trade in Cement, entered into between the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the United States Department of Commerce, and Mexico's Secretaria de Economia, on March 6, 2006. The changes proposed in this document require an importer to submit to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) an import license number on the entry summary (CBP Form 7501), as well as a valid Mexican export license with the entry documentation, for any cement product for which the United States Department of Commerce requires an import license under its cement licensing and import monitoring program.
Distribution of Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset to Affected Domestic Producers
Document Number: 06-4937
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Pursuant to the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000, this document is the Bureau of 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 2006 in connection with antidumping duty orders or findings or countervailing duty orders. This document sets forth the list of individual antidumping duty orders or findings and countervailing duty orders, together with the affected domestic producers associated with each order or finding who are potentially eligible to receive a distribution. This document also provides the instructions for affected domestic producers to file written certifications to claim a distribution in relation to the listed orders or findings.