U.S. Customs and Border Protection June 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: 07-3153
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
This document amends U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') regulations on an interim basis to implement the preferential tariff treatment and other customs-related provisions of the United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement entered into by the United States and the Kingdom of Morocco.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Intertek U.S.A., Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-12288
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Intertek U.S.A., Inc., 2632 Ruby Avenue, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737, 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientific svcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-12287
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Intertek USA, Inc., 78 Pleasant Avenue, South Portland, Maine 04106, 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientific svcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Accreditation of Dixie Services, Inc., as a Commercial Laboratory
Document Number: E7-12283
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12, Dixie Services, Inc., 1706 First Street, Galena Park, Texas 77547, has been re-accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/ cgov/import/operationssupport/labsscientificsvcs/organd operations.xml
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-12278
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Inspectorate America Corporation, 131 Pasadena Boulevard, Pasadena, Texas 77506, 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/ cgov/import/operationssupport/labsscientific svcs/organd operations.xml.
Re-Accreditation of Markan Laboratories, Inc., as a Commercial Laboratory
Document Number: E7-12275
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12, Markan Laboratories, Inc., 5 Hanover Street, New York, New York 10004, has been re-accredited to test sugar, sugar syrups and confectionary 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. 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment on the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative at Land and Sea Ports of Entry
Document Number: E7-12274
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This Notice of Availability announces that a draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) at land and sea ports of entry is available for public review and comment. The draft PEA documents a review of the potential environmental impacts from changes to technology and operations to meet the requirements for standardized, secure travel documents under WHTI.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-12273
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Inspectorate America Corporation, 33 Rigby Road, South Portland, Maine 04106, 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/ cgov/import/operationssupport/labs scientificsvcs/organd operations.xml.
Re-Approval of Sgs North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E7-12267
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, SGS North America, Inc., Contractor's Row East, ExxonMobil Refinery, Baytown, Texas 77520, 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/ operationssupport/labsscientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E7-12266
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Inspectorate America Corporation, 178 Mortland Road, Searsport, Maine 04974, 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/ operationssupport/labsscientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Saybolt, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-12264
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Saybolt, Inc., 3113 Red Bluff Road, Pasadena, Texas 77503, 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operationssupport/labs scientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Approval of Certispec Services USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E7-12258
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Certispec Services USA, Inc., 1448 Texas Avenue, Texas City, Texas 77590, 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/ operationssupport/labsscientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Chemical and Petrochemical Inspections, LL.P., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-12256
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Chemical and Petrochemical Inspections, LL.P., 5300 39th Street, Groves, Texas 77619, 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/ cgov/import/operationssupport/labsscientific svcs/organd operations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Columbia Inspection as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-12254
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Columbia Inspection, 797 Channel Street, San Pedro, California 90731, 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Importation of Ethyl Alcohol for Non-Beverage Purposes
Document Number: E7-11218
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. 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: Importation of Ethyl Alcohol for Non-Beverage Purposes. 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 (72 FR 15892) on April 3, 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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request Regulations Relating to Recordation and Enforcement of Trademarks and Copyrights
Document Number: E7-11216
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. 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 of 1995: Regulations Relating to Recordation and Enforcement of Trademarks and Copyrights (Part 133 of the CBP Regulations). 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 (72 FR 12180) on March 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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Application-Alternative Inspection Services/FAST Commercial Driver Application
Document Number: E7-11214
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. 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 of 1995: ApplicationAlternative Inspection Services/FAST Commercial Driver Application. 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 (72 FR 12181) on March 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: U.S./Israel Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: E7-11213
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security 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: U.S./Israel Free Trade Agreement. 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 15891) on April 3, 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.
Automated Commercial Environment (ACE); National Customs, Automation Program Test of Automated Truck Manifest for Truck Carrier Accounts; Deployment Schedule
Document Number: E7-11167
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), 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.
United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: E7-11078
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This rule amends title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (``CFR'') on an interim basis to implement the preferential tariff treatment and other customs-related provisions of the U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement entered into by the United States and the Republic of Singapore.
Extension of Import Restrictions Imposed on Archaeological and Ethnological Materials From Peru
Document Number: 07-2810
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
This document amends U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect the extension of import restrictions on archaeological material and certain ethnological materials originating in Peru which were imposed by Treasury Decision (T.D.) 97-50 and extended by T.D. 02-30. The 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 the CBP regulations are being amended to indicate this second 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. 97-50 contains the Designated List of archaeological and ethnological materials that describes the articles to which the restrictions apply.