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

Response to Public Comments Regarding the Construction of Border Wall Within Certain Areas in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas
Document Number: 2020-09236
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
On June 27, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a notice in the Federal Register (84 FR 30745), requesting public comments regarding the construction of border wall within the Rio Grande Valley in Starr County, Texas, including within the cities of Roma, Escobares, La Grulla, Rio Grande City, and the census- designated place of Saline[ntilde]o, Texas (the Affected Areas). 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 border wall in the Affected Areas. This document provides CBP's responses to the comments received as well as CBP's plans for construction in the Affected Areas, as required by section 232(b) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019.
Approval of Intertek USA, Inc. as a Commercial Gauger; Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2020-08959
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek USA, Inc. (Wilmington, NC), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 21, 2019.
Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Mexico
Document Number: 2020-08652
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-22
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.
Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Canada
Document Number: 2020-08650
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-22
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.
Temporary Postponement of the Time To Deposit Certain Estimated Duties, Taxes, and Fees During the National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak
Document Number: 2020-08618
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
In light of the President's Proclamation Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) (Presidential Proclamation 9994) under the National Emergencies Act on March 13, 2020, and the President's Executive Order entitled ``National Emergency Authority to Temporarily Extend Deadlines for Certain Estimated Payments'' authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to exercise the authority under section 318(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, issued on April 18, 2020, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the designee of the Secretary of Homeland Security (U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)), is amending the CBP regulations to temporarily postpone the deadline for importers of record with a significant financial hardship to deposit certain estimated duties, taxes, and fees that they would ordinarily be obligated to pay as of the date of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, for merchandise entered in March or April 2020, for a period of 90 days from the date that the deposit would otherwise have been due but for this emergency action. This temporary postponement does not permit return of any deposits of estimated duties, taxes, and/ or fees that have been paid. This temporary postponement also does not apply to entries, or withdrawals from warehouse, subject to certain specified trade remedies, and any entry summary that includes merchandise subject to those trade remedies is not eligible under this rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities: General Declaration
Document Number: 2020-07520
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
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 May 11, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Ship's Stores Declaration
Document Number: 2020-07519
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
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 May 11, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase
Document Number: 2020-07518
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
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 May 11, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Foreign Assembler's Declaration
Document Number: 2020-07517
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
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 May 11, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Distribution of Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset to Affected Domestic Producers
Document Number: 2020-07516
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
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 May 11, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin
Document Number: 2020-07515
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
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 May 11, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Passenger List/Crew List
Document Number: 2020-07514
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
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 May 11, 2020) to be ssured of consideration.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: 2020-06974
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-03
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 April 1, 2020, 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.