U.S. Customs and Border Protection December 26, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Closing of the Port of Whitetail, MT
Document Number: 2012-31105
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document amends the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations pertaining to the field organization of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to reflect the closure of the port of entry of Whitetail, Montana. The change is part of CBP's continuing program to more efficiently utilize its personnel, facilities, and resources, and to provide better service to carriers, importers, and the general public.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration for Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles
Document Number: 2012-31071
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-26
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 Declaration for Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles (Form 3299). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Public Law 104-13).
Reopening of Application Period for Participation in the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) Pilot Program
Document Number: 2012-30922
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
On October 24, 2012, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a notice in the Federal Register that announced the formalization and expansion of the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) pilot program and a 30 day application period (until November 23, 2012) for new participants. This document announces that CBP is reopening the application period for 15 days. The ACAS pilot is a voluntary test in which participants submit a subset of the required advance air cargo data to CBP at the earliest point practicable prior to loading of the cargo onto the aircraft destined to or transiting through the United States.