U.S. Customs and Border Protection August 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry is Made by an Agent
Document Number: 2019-18779
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Customs and Border Protection Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2019-18654
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration for Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles
Document Number: 2019-18653
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Regulations Relating to Recordation and Enforcement of Trademarks and Copyrights
Document Number: 2019-18449
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-27
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application To Establish a Centralized Examination Station
Document Number: 2019-18447
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-27
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Delivery Ticket
Document Number: 2019-18444
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-27
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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection User Fee Advisory Committee (UFAC) Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2019-18353
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has determined that the renewal of the charter of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection User Fee Advisory Committee (UFAC) is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP's) performance of its duties. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. Name of Committee: U.S. Customs and Border Protection User Fee Advisory Committee (UFAC).
Disclosure of Information Regarding Abandoned Merchandise
Document Number: 2019-18317
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document proposes to amend the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations pertaining to disclosure of information regarding merchandise bearing suspected counterfeit trademarks. The proposed amendment would create a procedure for the disclosure of information otherwise protected by the Trade Secrets Act to a trademark owner when merchandise bearing suspected counterfeit trademarks has been voluntarily abandoned.
Extension of Comment Period: Request for Public Comments Regarding the Construction of Pedestrian Barrier Within Certain Areas in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas
Document Number: 2019-18306
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides an additional 30 days for interested parties to submit comments regarding U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) proposal to construct primary pedestrian barrier in certain areas in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) in Starr County, Texas, including within the cities of Roma, Escobares, La Grulla, Rio Grande City, and the census-designated place of Salineno, Texas (the Affected Areas). CBP published a Request for Public Comments on its proposal to locate and construct primary pedestrian barrier in the Affected Areas as required by section 232(b) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019 in the Federal Register on June 27, 2019, with comments due on or before August 26, 2019. CBP also requested comments on potential impacts to the environment, historical preservation, culture, quality of life, and commerce, including socioeconomic impacts from the construction of primary pedestrian barrier in the Affected Areas. In the interest of receiving well thought-out and developed comments from stakeholders, CBP is extending the comment period to September 25, 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Information
Document Number: 2019-18278
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-26
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers
Document Number: 2019-18277
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-26
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.
New Date for the October 2019 Customs Broker's License Examination
Document Number: 2019-17780
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection has changed the date on which the semi-annual examination for an individual broker's license will be held in October 2019.
Import Restrictions Imposed on Archaeological Material From Algeria
Document Number: 2019-17743
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This final rule amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect the imposition of import restrictions on certain archaeological material from the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria (Algeria). These restrictions are being imposed pursuant to an agreement between the United States and Algeria that has been entered into under the authority of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act. The final rule amends CBP regulations by adding Algeria to the list of countries which have a bilateral agreement with the United States to impose cultural property import restrictions. The final rule also contains the Designated List that describes the types of archaeological material to which the restrictions apply.
Modification of the National Customs Automation Program Test Regarding Post-Summary Corrections for Extensions of Liquidation
Document Number: 2019-17444
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP's) modification to the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test pertaining to the processing of post-summary corrections (PSCs). The modification in this notice expands the time period in which a PSC must be filed by allowing a PSC to be transmitted up to 15 days prior to the scheduled date of liquidation when liquidation has been extended. Except to the extent expressly announced or modified by this document, all aspects, rules, terms and conditions announced in previous notices regarding the PSC test remain in effect.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning; Software Products
Document Number: 2019-17377
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-14
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 CIS Secure Computing, Inc.'s software products for use on mobile devices and on servers and other similar network devices. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded that the software products are substantially transformed in the United States for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Customs Broker Verification of an Importer's Identity
Document Number: 2019-17179
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This rule proposes to amend the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to require customs brokers to collect certain information from importers to enable the customs brokers to verify the identity of importers, including nonresident importers. CBP proposes these amendments, pursuant to section 116 of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA), which directs CBP to promulgate regulations to require brokers to verify the identity of the importers who are their clients.
Test Concerning Entry of Section 321 Low-Valued Shipments Through Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)
Document Number: 2019-17243
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is conducting a test of new functionalities related to the electronic entry filing for low-valued shipments through the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). The Section 321 de minimis administrative exemption admits free from duty and tax, shipments of merchandise (other than bona-fide gifts and certain personal and household goods) imported by one person on one day having an aggregate fair retail value in the country of shipment of not more than $800. During this test, an owner, or purchaser of a Section 321 low-valued shipment or, when appropriately designated, a customs broker appointed by an owner, purchaser, or consignee, will be able to file a new type of informal entry in ACE for Section 321 low-valued shipments. Section 321 low-valued shipments subject to Partner Government Agency (PGA) requirements will also be able to be entered using this new Section 321 informal entry type. This notice provides a description of the test, the requirements for filing the new informal entry type, and the regulations that will be waived for test participants. CBP invites public comment concerning the test program. The test will be known as the ACE Entry Type 86 Test.
Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC)
Document Number: 2019-16584
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
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, August 21, 2019 in Buffalo, New York. The meeting will be open to the public to attend in person or via webinar.
COBRA Fees To Be Adjusted for Inflation in Fiscal Year 2020 CBP Dec. 19-08
Document Number: 2019-16582
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is adjusting certain customs user fees and corresponding limitations established by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) for Fiscal Year 2020 in accordance with the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) as implemented by CBP regulations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Administrative Rulings
Document Number: 2019-16387
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-01
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 must be submitted (no later than September 3, 2019) to be assured of consideration.