U.S. Customs and Border Protection April 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Certificate of Origin
Document Number: 2018-08879
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection 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 of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than June 26, 2018) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Free Trade Agreements
Document Number: 2018-08878
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection 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 of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than June 26, 2018) to be assured of consideration.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Axion Series Led Video Display Cabinets
Document Number: 2018-08811
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-26
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 Axion series LED video display cabinets. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded in the final determination that Taiwan is the country of origin of the Axion series LED video display cabinets for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Renewal of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and Retroactive Application for Certain Liquidations and Reliquidations Under the GSP
Document Number: 2018-08411
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) is a renewable preferential trade program that allows the eligible products of designated beneficiary developing countries to enter the United States free of duty. The GSP program expired on December 31, 2017, but has been renewed through December 31, 2020, effective April 22, 2018, with retroactive effect between January 1, 2018, through April 21, 2018, by a provision in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018. This document provides notice to importers that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will again accept claims for GSP duty-free treatment for merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption and that CBP will process refunds on duties paid, without interest, on GSP-eligible merchandise that was entered during the period that the GSP program was lapsed. Formal and informal entries that were filed electronically via the Automated Broker Interface (ABI) using Special Program Indicator (SPI) Code ``A'' as a prefix to the tariff number will be automatically processed by CBP and no further action by the filer is required to initiate the refund process. Non-ABI filers, and ABI filers that did not include SPI Code ``A'' on the entry, must timely submit a duty refund request to CBP. CBP will continue conducting verifications to ensure that GSP benefits are available to eligible entries only.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry/Immediate Delivery Application and ACE Cargo Release
Document Number: 2018-08029
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection 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 of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than June 18, 2018) to be assured of consideration.
CBP Decision No. 18-04; Definition of Importer Security Filing Importer
Document Number: 2018-07624
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This final rule adopts a proposed amendment to expand the definition of an Importer Security Filing (ISF) Importer, the party that is responsible for filing the ISF, for certain types of shipments. The changes are necessary to ensure that the definition of ISF Importer includes parties that have a commercial interest in the cargo and the best access to the required information.
Announcement of Program for the Private Sector To Participate in Trade-Related Training of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Personnel; Correction
Document Number: 2018-07581
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
CBP and ICE published a document in the Federal Register of February 16, 2018, concerning the process to solicit, evaluate, and select interested parties in the private sector to fulfill agency needs for instruction and related instructional materials for trade-related training, pursuant to section 104 of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. The document contained incorrect contact information.
Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc. (Signal Hill, CA) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2018-07432
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek USA, Inc. (Signal Hill, CA), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of June 6, 2017.
Extension of Port Limits of Savannah, GA
Document Number: 2018-07381
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document adopts as a final rule, with changes, proposed amendments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations pertaining to the expansion of the geographical limits of the port of entry of Savannah, Georgia. The port limits will be expanded to make the boundaries more easily identifiable to the public and to allow for uniform and continuous service to the extended area of Savannah, Georgia. This change is part of CBP's continuing program to use its personnel, facilities, and resources more efficiently and to provide better service to carriers, importers, and the general public.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Trusted Traveler Programs and U.S. APEC Business Travel Card
Document Number: 2018-07063
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection 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 of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.