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Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Textile and Textile Products

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Notice and request for comments.


As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning Textile and Textile Products. 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 December 5, 2005, to be assured of consideration.


Direct all written comments to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection Attn: Tracey Denning, Information Services Group, Room 3.2.C, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20229.

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Requests for additional information should be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection; Attn.: Tracey Denning, Room 3.2.C, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20229, Tel. (202) 344-1429. .

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CBP 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 Start Printed Page 58457costs of operations, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the CBP request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection:

Title: Textile and Textile Products.

OMB Number: 1651-0095.

Form Number: None.

Abstract: Information is needed for CBP to be able to identify the Country of Origin of Textiles. The requirement prevents circumvention of bilateral agreements and ensures the proper assessment of duties. The declaration will be executed by the foreign manufacturer, exporter, or U.S. importer to be filed with the entry.

Current Actions: There are no changes to the information collection.

Type of Review: Extension.

Affected Public: Businesses.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 45,810.

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 7 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 133,582.

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

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Dated: September 28, 2005.

Tracey Denning,

Agency Clearance Officer, Information Services Branch.

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[FR Doc. 05-20125 Filed 10-5-05; 8:45 am]