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Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Land Border Carrier Initiative Program

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ACTION:

Notice and request for comments.

SUMMARY:

As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Land Border Carrier Initiative Program (LBCIP). 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)).

DATES:

Written comments should be received on or before April 30, 2007, to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES:

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

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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 Start Printed Page 9347whether 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 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: Land Border Carrier Initiative Program.

OMB Number: 1651-0077.

Form Number: N/A.

Abstract: LBCIP is a Program in which applicants are pre-screened in order to receive expedited processing at CBP land ports-of-entry. The Customs and Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Program supersedes LBCIP and expands it to include other entities, including air and sea. Its purpose is also to provide participants expedited processing at ports-of-entry. CBP requests that the name of this information collection be changed from Land Border Carrier Initiative Program (LBCIP) to Customs and Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT).

Current Actions: This submission is being submitted to extend the expiration date and to revise this information collection.

Type of Review: Extension (with change).

Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals, Institutions.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,500.

Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 hours.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 32,500.

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

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Dated: February 22, 2007.

Tracey Denning,

Agency Clearance Officer, Information Services Branch.

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[FR Doc. E7-3557 Filed 2-28-07; 8:45 am]

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