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 Blanket Certification of Chemical Substances. 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 February 3, 2003, to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs Service, Attn: Tracey Denning, Information Services Group, Room 3.2.C, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20229.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information should be directed to U.S. Customs Service, Attn.: Tracey Denning, Room 3.2.C, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20229, Tel. (202) 927-1429.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
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: (a) 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: Blanket Certification of Chemical Substances.
OMB Number: 1515-0173.
Form Number: N/A.
Abstract: The Customs Regulations require an importer's certification in connection with the importation of chemical substances subject to the Toxic Substances Control Act. This collection Start Printed Page 72437reduces the regulatory burden by permitting use of a blanket certification for multiple shipments in lieu of a separate certification for each individual.
Current Actions: There are no changes to the information collection. This submission is being submitted to extend the expiration date.
Type of Review: Extension.
Affected Public: Businesses.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 300.
Estimated Time Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 75.
Estimated Total Annualized Cost on the Public: $2,200.00.Start Signature
Dated: November 26, 2002.
Agency Clearance Officer, Information Services Branch.
[FR Doc. 02-30809 Filed 12-4-02; 8:45 am]
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