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

Disclosure of Information Regarding Abandoned Merchandise
Document Number: 2019-23542
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document provides additional time for interested parties to submit comments on the proposed rule published August 27, 2019, to amend the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations pertaining to disclosure of information regarding merchandise that was voluntarily abandoned. Based on a request from the public to provide additional time to prepare comments on the proposed rule, CBP is extending the comment period to November 15, 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Identification Card
Document Number: 2019-22864
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-21
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 November 20, 2019) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Electronic Visa Update System
Document Number: 2019-22863
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-21
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 November 20, 2019) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Arrival and Departure Record (Forms I-94, I-94W) and Electronic System for Travel and Authorization (ESTA)
Document Number: 2019-22861
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-21
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 November 20, 2019) to be assured of consideration.
Enforcement of Copyrights and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Document Number: 2019-21980
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-16
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 importations of merchandise that violate or are suspected of violating the copyright laws, including the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), in accordance with Title III of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA). The proposed amendments set forth in this document are intended to clarify the definition of ``piratical articles,'' simplify the detention process involving goods suspected of violating the copyright laws, and prescribe new regulations enforcing the DMCA.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Report of Diversion
Document Number: 2019-22411
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
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 December 16, 2019 to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Petroleum Refineries in Foreign Trade Sub-Zones
Document Number: 2019-21668
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-04
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 December 3, 2019) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Prior Disclosure
Document Number: 2019-21664
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-04
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.
Accreditation and Approval of Product Quality Management, LLC (Pasadena, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-21525
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, Product Quality Management, LLC (Pasadena, TX), 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 April 9, 2019.
Accreditation and Approval of Chemical and Petrochemical Inspections (Groves, TX), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-21524
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Chemical and Petrochemical Inspections (Groves, TX), 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 September 25, 2018.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: 2019-21377
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice advises the public that the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties will remain the same from the previous quarter. For the calendar quarter beginning October 1, 2019, the interest rates for overpayments will be 4 percent for corporations and 5 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 5 percent for both corporations and non-corporations. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel.