U.S. Customs and Border Protection December 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

New Dates for the April and October 2021 Customs Broker's License Examinations
Document Number: 2020-28966
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection has changed the dates on which the semi-annual examination for an individual broker's license will be held in April and October 2021.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: 2020-28821
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-30
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 January 1, 2021, the interest rates for overpayments will be 2 percent for corporations and 3 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 3 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.
Country of Origin Marking of Products from the West Bank and Gaza
Document Number: 2020-28547
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document notifies the public that, for country of origin marking purposes, imported goods produced in the West Bank, specifically in Area C under the Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement (the Oslo Accords), signed on September 28, 1995, and the area known as ``H2'' under the Israeli-Palestinian Protocol Concerning Redeployment in Hebron and Related Documents (the Hebron Protocol), signed January 17, 1997, must be marked to indicate their origin as ``Israel,'' ``Product of Israel,'' or ``Made in Israel.'' Goods produced in the West Bank, specifically in Areas A and B under the Oslo Accords and the area known as ``H1'' under the 1997 Hebron Protocol, must be marked to indicate their origin as ``West Bank,'' ``Product of West Bank,'' or ``Made in West Bank.'' Goods produced in Gaza must be marked to indicate their origin as ``Gaza,'' ``Product of Gaza,'' ``Made in Gaza,'' ``Gaza Strip,'' ``Product of Gaza Strip,'' or ``Made in Gaza Strip.'' Imported goods from any of these territorial areas must not include ``West Bank/Gaza,'' ``West Bank/Gaza Strip,'' ``West Bank and Gaza,'' or words of similar meaning.
Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Canada
Document Number: 2020-28381
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such travel will be limited to ``essential travel,'' as further defined in this document.
Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Mexico
Document Number: 2020-28375
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Mexico into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Mexico border. Such travel will be limited to ``essential travel,'' as further defined in this document.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning a Whoop Strap Device
Document Number: 2020-26342
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-14
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 a device referred to as a Whoop Strap. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded in the final determination that the incomplete Whoop Strap and the programming in the United States would not render the Whoop Strap device to be a product of a foreign country or instrumentality designated for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Three Vehicle Tracking Devices, a Satellite Device, an NFC Reader, and an NFC Keyring FOB
Document Number: 2020-27022
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-09
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 three vehicle tracking devices, a satellite device, a near field communication (NFC) reader, and an NFC keyring fob. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded that the country of origin of the three vehicle tracking devices, the satellite device, and the NFC reader is Canada for purposes of U.S. Government procurement. The country of origin of the NFC keyring fob will be determined by the country of origin of the contactless integrated circuit (IC), which is usually Taiwan, but if unavailable, then either Thailand or Singapore will be the source country and the country of origin for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Bonded Warehouse Proprietor's Submission
Document Number: 2020-26650
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-03
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: Transportation Entry and Manifest of Goods Subject to CBP Inspection and Permit
Document Number: 2020-26644
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-03
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: Notice of Detention
Document Number: 2020-26643
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-03
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 January 4, 2021) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Create/Update Importer Identity Form (CBP Form 5106)
Document Number: 2020-26642
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-03
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.