Customs and Border Protection Bureau April 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Distribution of Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset to Affected Domestic Producers
Document Number: E7-7328
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-18
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: Distribution of Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset to Affected Domestic Producers. 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 (72 FR 7445) on February 15, 2007, 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: Approval of Commercial Gaugers and Accreditation of Commercial Laboratories
Document Number: E7-7327
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-18
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: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers. 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 form the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (72 FR 7445) on February 15, 2007, 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.
Advance Electronic Presentation of Cargo Information for Truck Carriers Required To Be Transmitted Through ACE Truck Manifest at Ports in the States of Vermont, North Dakota and New Hampshire
Document Number: E7-6908
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Pursuant to section 343(a) of the Trade Act of 2002 and implementing regulations, truck carriers and other eligible parties are required to transmit advance electronic truck cargo information to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) through a CBP-approved electronic data interchange. In a previous document, CBP designated the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Truck Manifest System as the approved interchange and announced that the requirement that advance electronic cargo information be transmitted through ACE would be phased in by groups of ports of entry. This document announces that at all land border ports in Vermont and New Hampshire and at the land border ports in North Dakota in which ACE has not yet been required, truck carriers will be required to file electronic manifests through the ACE Truck Manifest System.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Saybolt LP as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-6906
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Saybolt LP, 414 Westchester, Corpus Christi, Texas 78408, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operationssupport/labs scientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Intertek Caleb Brett, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-6905
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Intertek Caleb Brett, Inc., 6050 Egret Court, Benicia, California 94510, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Approval of Inspecorate America Corporation as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E7-6902
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13 Inspectorate America Corporation, 1331 North Avenue I, Suite E, Freeport, Texas 77541, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity for gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific gauger services this entity is approved to perform may be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/ operationssupport/labsscientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Saybolt LP, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-6901
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Saybolt LP, Inc., 18251 Cascades Avenue South, Tukwila, Washington 98188, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Saybolt LP as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-6900
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Saybolt LP, 21730 South Wilmington Avenue, Carson, California 90810, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Accreditation of Intertek Caleb Brett Stolthaven Terminal as a Commercial Laboratory
Document Number: E7-6899
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12, Intertek Caleb Brett Stolthaven Terminal, 15602 Jacintoport Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77015, has been re-accredited to test Petroleum and Petroleum Products entered under Chapters 27 and 29 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests this entity is accredited to perform may be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/ operationssupport/labsscientific svcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of AMSPEC Services LLC as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-6898
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Amspec Services LLC, 360 East Elizabeth Avenue, Linden, New Jersey 07036, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Columbia Inspection, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-6896
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Columbia Inspection, Inc., 7133 North Lombard Street, Portland, Oregon 97203, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientific svcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Camin Cargo Control Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-6895
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Camin Cargo Control, Inc., 218 Centaurus Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78405, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/ cgov/import/operationssupport/labsscientific svcs/organd operations.xml.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: E7-6820
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-11
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 April 1, 2007, the interest rates for overpayments will remain at 7 percent for corporations and 8 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will remain at 8 percent. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request Transportation Entry and Manifest of Goods Subject to CBP Inspection and Permit
Document Number: E7-6116
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-03
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, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Transportation Entry and Manifest of Goods Subject to CBP Inspection and Permit. 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 Exportation of Articles Under Special Bond
Document Number: E7-6115
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-03
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 Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Application for Exportation of Articles under Special Bond. 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; Importation of Ethyl Alcohol for Non-Beverage Purpose
Document Number: E7-6114
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-03
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, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Importation of Ethyl Alcohol for Non-Beverage Purpose. 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; U.S./Israel Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: E7-6113
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-03
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 U.S./Israel Free Trade Agreement. 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)).