U.S. Customs and Border Protection June 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2011-16131
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has submitted a Generic Information Collection Request (Generic ICR): ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery '' to OMB for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (75 FR 80542) on December 22, 2010, allowing for a 60-day comment period.
Post-Summary Corrections to Entry Summaries Filed in ACE Pursuant to the ESAR IV Test
Document Number: 2011-15834
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces U.S. Custom and Border Protection's (CBP's) plan to conduct a National Customs Automation Program test concerning new Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Entry Summary, Accounts and Revenue (ESAR IV) capabilities. Specifically, importers will be allowed to use the Automated Broker Interface (ABI) to file post-summary corrections (PSCs) of certain pre-liquidation ACE entry summaries. As the PSC procedure replaces the existing Post-Entry Amendment (PEA) hard copy process for entry summaries filed under ACE, PEA procedures will no longer be accepted for entry summaries filed in ACE effective September 22, 2011. This notice also describes ESAR IV Portal enhancements and announces test particulars including commencement date, eligibility, procedural and documentation requirements, and test development and evaluation methods.
Post-Entry Amendment (PEA) Processing Test: Modification, Clarification, and Extension
Document Number: 2011-15804
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces a modification of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP's) Post-Entry Amendment (PEA) Processing test, which allows the amendment of entry summaries prior to liquidation. The test is being modified to reflect that PEA procedures will no longer be accepted for entry summaries filed in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). In addition, this notice clarifies that for any PEA which results in Antidumping/Countervailing Duty (AD/CVD) cash deposits due (or bond, if allowed), such deposits or bond are due with the submission of the PEA. Lastly, this notice announces that the PEA test is extended for an additional three-year period.
Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2011-15794
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, Intertek USA, Inc., 4398 Highway 77 N, Marion, AR 72364, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operationssupport/labs scientificsvcs/commercialgaugers/
Agency Information Collection Activities: Report of Diversion
Document Number: 2011-15161
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting 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 (CBP Form 26). 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 (76 FR 19119) on April 6, 2011, 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.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning the Country of Origin of Certain Office Chairs
Document Number: 2011-14842
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-15
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 office chairs. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded in the final determination that the U.S. is the country of origin of the office chairs for purposes of U.S. government procurement.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Automated Clearinghouse
Document Number: 2011-14608
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting 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 (CBP Form 400). 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 (76 FR 19121) on April 6, 2011, 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: Application for Waiver of Passport and/or Visa
Document Number: 2011-14607
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting 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 and/or Visa (DHS 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 (76 FR 17426) on March 29, 2011, 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); Announcement of National Customs Automation Program Test of Automated Procedures for In-Bond Shipments Transiting Through the United States From One Point in Canada to Another Point in Canada
Document Number: 2011-14536
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plans to conduct a National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test relating to highway movements of commercial goods that are transported in-bond through the United States from one point in Canada to another point in Canada. The NCAP test designates a new filing code in CBP's Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Truck Manifest System to identify the shipment as being part of a joint CBP and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) In-Transit Project and requires test participants to transmit the manifest electronically and to submit an additional data element. The new filing code and additional data element will enable CBP and the CBSA to better track the movement of these goods, to share information about the in-bond movement and to streamline procedures for test participants. This notice provides a description of the NCAP test process, sets forth eligibility requirements for participation, and invites public comment on any aspect of the planned test.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Petition for Remission or Mitigation of Forfeitures and Penalties Incurred
Document Number: 2011-14503
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 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 Incurred. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative: Designation of an Approved Native American Tribal Card Issued by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe as an Acceptable Document To Denote Identity and Citizenship
Document Number: 2011-14352
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice announces that the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection is designating an approved Native American Tribal Card issued by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe to U.S. citizens as an acceptable travel document for purposes of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. The approved card may be used to denote identity and U.S. citizenship of Pascua Yaqui members entering the United States from contiguous territory or adjacent islands at land and sea ports of entry.
Technical Amendment to List of User Fee Airports: Addition of Dallas Love Field Municipal Airport, Dallas, TX
Document Number: 2011-13615
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security
This document amends the regulations pertaining to the organization of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) by revising the list of user fee airports to reflect the recent user fee airport designation for Dallas Love Field Municipal Airport, in Dallas, Texas. User fee airports are those airports which, while not qualifying for designation as international or landing rights airports, have been approved by the Commissioner of CBP to receive, for a fee, the services of CBP officers for the processing of aircraft entering the United States, and the passengers and cargo of those aircraft.