U.S. Customs and Border Protection June 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Petition for Remission or Mitigation of Forfeitures and Penalties
Document Number: E8-14571
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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 Petition for Remission or Mitigation of Forfeitures and Penalties. 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)).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Drawback Process Regulations
Document Number: E8-14570
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-27
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: Drawback Process Regulations. This is a proposed extension with a change to the burden hours 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 (73 FR 15764) on March 25, 2008, allowing for a 60-day comment period. Three public comments were received. CBP will respond to these comments. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Entry Summary and Continuation Sheet
Document Number: E8-14569
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, 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 Entry Summary and Continuation Sheet. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty
Document Number: E8-14564
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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 Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty. 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)).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Certificate of Origin
Document Number: E8-14562
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-27
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: Certificate of Origin. 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 (73 FR 15766-15767) on March 25, 2008, allowing for a 60-day comment period. One public comment was received. CBP will respond to this comment. 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; Vessel Entrance or Clearance Statement
Document Number: E8-14561
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, 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 Vessel Entrance of Clearance Statement. 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; Crew's Effects Declaration
Document Number: E8-14560
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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 Crew's Effects Declaration. 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; Foreign Trade Zone Annual Reconciliation Certification and Record Keeping Requirement
Document Number: E8-14559
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, 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 Foreign Trade Zone Annual Reconciliation Certification and Record Keeping Requirement. 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)).
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Fiber Optic Cable With End Connectors
Document Number: E8-14531
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. 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 fiber optic cable with end connectors which may be offered to the United States Government under an undesignated government procurement contract. Based upon the facts presented, in the final determination CBP concluded that the United States is the country of origin of the fiber optic cable with end connectors for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Photocopying Machines
Document Number: E8-13544
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain photocopying machines which may be offered to the United States Government under an undesignated government procurement contract. Based on the facts presented, CBP has concluded that certain goods imported into Japan are substantially transformed in Japan such that Japan is the country of origin of the finished photocopying machines for government procurement purposes.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Harbor Maintenance Fee
Document Number: E8-13293
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, the U.S. Customs and Border (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)).
Articles Assembled Abroad: Operations Incidental to the Assembly Process
Document Number: E8-13203
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document amends the Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') Regulations in title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR) in order to remove a provision that draws a distinction between preservative and decorative painting for purposes of the partial duty exemption under subheading 9802.00.80, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (``HTSUS''). The change is made to conform the CBP Regulations with the holding of a court decision in which the regulatory distinction between preservative and decorative painting was found to be invalid.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application of Waiver of Passport or Visa
Document Number: E8-12977
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-10
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: Application for Waiver of Passport or Visa (Form I-193). 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 (73 FR 15763) on March 25, 2008, 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: Alien Crewman Landing Permit
Document Number: E8-12959
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-10
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: Alien Crewman Landing Permit (Form I-95). 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 (73 FR 15761-15762) on March 25, 2008, 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.
Bonds; Approval To Use Authorized Facsimile Signatures and Seals
Document Number: E8-12957
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Agency Information Collection Activities: Automated Clearinghouse Credit
Document Number: E8-12954
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-10
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: Automated Clearinghouse Credit. 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 (73 FR 15765) on March 25, 2008, 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: Permit To Transfer Containers to a Container Station
Document Number: E8-12952
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-10
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: Permit to Transfer Containers to a Container Station. 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 (73 FR 15765) on March 25, 2008, 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: Documentation Requirements for Articles Entered Under Special Tariff Treatment Provisions
Document Number: E8-12950
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-10
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: Documentation Requirements for Articles Entered Under Special Tariff Treatment Provisions. 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 (73 FR 15762-15763) on March 25, 2008, 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: Report of Diversion
Document Number: E8-12933
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-10
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: Report of Diversion. 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 (73 FR 15767) on March 25, 2008, 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.
Mandatory Pre-Departure Filing of Export Cargo Information Through the Automated Export System
Document Number: E8-12627
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice informs the public of the date when U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will require compliance with its regulations pertaining to the mandatory, pre-departure electronic filing of export information through the Automated Export System (AES). CBP regulations at 19 CFR 192.14 setting forth requirements for the advance electronic filing of export information by vessel, air, truck, and rail carriers provide a compliance date contingent upon the redesign of CBP's AES commodity module and the effective date of Department of Commerce (DOC) regulations pertaining to mandatory electronic filing of export information. Since the redesign of the AES commodity module is complete, and the DOC regulations were published as a final rule on June 2, 2008, with an effective date of July 2, 2008, and an implementation date of September 30, 2008, the CBP regulations must be complied with starting September 30, 2008.