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Proposed Collection; Comment Request; U.S. Customs Declaration (Customs Form 6059B)

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Notice and request for comments.


As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, Customs invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the U.S. Customs Declaration. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).


Written comments should be received on or before June 18, 2002, to be assured of consideration.


Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs Service, Information Services Group, Room 3.2.C, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20229.

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Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to U.S. Customs Service, Attn.: Tracey Denning, Rm 3.2.C, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20229, Tel. (202) 927-1429.

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Customs invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). The comments should address: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden including the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operations, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the Customs request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document Customs is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection:

Title: U.S. Customs Declaration.

OMB Number: 1515-0041.

Form Number: Customs Form 6059B.

Abstract: The U.S. Customs Declaration, Customs Form 6059B, facilities the clearance of persons and their goods arriving in the territory on the U.S. by requiring basic information necessary to determine Customs exception status and if any duties of taxes are due. The form is also used for the enforcement of Customs and other agencies laws and regulations.

Current Actions: This information collection includes some increases due to new information that will be collected. This submission is being submitted as a revision to a current collection.

Type of Review: Revision to an existing collection.

Affected Public: Traveling public.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 60,000,000.

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 4 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,960,000.

Estimated Total Annualized Cost on the Public: N/A.

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Dated: April 15, 2002.

Tracey Denning,

Agency Clearance Officer, Information Services Branch.

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[FR Doc. 02-9560 Filed 4-18-02; 8:45 am]