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

Technical Corrections to the Vessel Repair Unit Regulations
Document Number: 2018-25953
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-11-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to update provisions relating to the declaration, entry and dutiable status of repair expenditures made abroad for certain vessels to reflect the port of New Orleans, Louisiana as the only Vessel Repair Unit (VRU) location. The amendment will improve the efficiency of vessel repair entry processing, ensure the proper assessment and collection of duties, and make the regulations more transparent.
Accreditation of Coastal Gulf and International (Luling, LA), as a Commercial Laboratory
Document Number: 2018-25611
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Coastal Gulf and International (Luling, LA), has been accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes as of July 25, 2018.
Approval of Marine Technical Surveyors, Inc. (Donaldsonville, LA) as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2018-25610
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Marine Technical Surveyors, Inc. (Donaldsonville, LA), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of May 8, 2018.
Approval of Laboratory Service Inc. (Savannah, GA) as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2018-25609
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Laboratory Service Inc. (Savannah, GA), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 14, 2016.
Approval of Coastal Gulf and International (Baton Rouge, LA), as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2018-25608
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Coastal Gulf and International (Baton Rouge, LA), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of July 26, 2018.
Approval of Coastal Gulf and International (Corpus Christi, TX), as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2018-25607
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Coastal Gulf and International (Corpus Christi, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 7, 2018.
Approval of WFR Metering, Inc. (Houston, TX), as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2018-25605
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that WFR Metering, Inc. (Houston, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of July 12, 2017.
Accreditation and Approval of Atlantic Product Services, Inc. (Carteret, NJ), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2018-25604
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Atlantic Product Services, Inc. (Carteret, NJ), 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 May 24, 2018.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2018-25603
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of July 20, 2018.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Screening Requirements for Carriers
Document Number: 2018-25092
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-19
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.
Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC)
Document Number: 2018-25072
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, in Herndon, Virginia. The meeting will be open to the public.
Test to Collect Facial Images From Occupants in Moving Vehicles at the Anzalduas Port of Entry (Anzalduas Biometric Test)
Document Number: 2018-24850
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is conducting a voluntary test to collect biometrics, namely facial images, from travelers who choose to participate and who are entering or departing the United States via moving motor vehicles at the Anzalduas, Texas, land border port of entry (Anzalduas Biometric Test). CBP is conducting this test to determine the effectiveness of certain technology. Specifically, the test will: Evaluate the technology's effectiveness to capture a quality facial image for occupants within a vehicle while that vehicle is moving; evaluate biometric matching accuracy of images captured; and, evaluate transaction time for matching images captured. CBP will not use facial images collected during this test to identify threats or determine admissibility. All analysis of the facial images collected during this test will be conducted off-line at a later time, and no information collected during this test will be retained in association with an individual's official border-crossing records. This notice describes the purpose of the test as well as how the facial images collected will be used. It also describes the test procedures, the persons covered, the duration of the test, how CBP will analyze the results, and privacy considerations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Passenger List/Crew List
Document Number: 2018-24757
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-14
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 December 14, 2018 to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Visa Waiver Program Carrier Agreement
Document Number: 2018-24756
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-14
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 December 14, 2018) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Transfer of Cargo to a Container Station
Document Number: 2018-24595
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-09
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 December 10, 2018) to be assured of consideration.
Customs Broker User Fee Payment for 2019
Document Number: 2018-24342
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice to customs brokers that the annual user fee that is assessed for each permit held by a broker, whether it may be an individual, partnership, association, or corporation, is due by January 25, 2019. Pursuant to fee adjustments required by the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) and CBP regulations, the annual user fee payable in calendar year 2019 will be $144.74.