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Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Commercial Invoice

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Notice and request for comments.


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


Written comments should be received on or before December 17, 2007 to be assured of consideration.


Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 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 U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn.: Tracey Denning, Room 3.2.C, 1300 Start Printed Page 59104Pennsylvania 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 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). The comments should address the accuracy of the burden estimates and ways to minimize the burden including the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology, as well as other relevant aspects of the information collection. 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: Commercial Invoice.

OMB Number: 1651-0090.

Form Number: N/A.

Abstract: The collection of the Commercial Invoice is necessary for the proper assessment of duties. The invoice(s) is attached to the CBP Form 7501. The information, which is supplied by the foreign shipper, is used to ensure compliance with statues and regulations.

Current Actions: There are no changes to the information collection. This submission is being submitted to extend the expiration date.

Type of Review: Extension (without change).

Affected Public: Businesses, Institutions.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 38,500.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 46,500,000.

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 3.35 hours.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 130,200.

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

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Dated: October 11, 2007.

Tracey Denning,

Agency Clearance Officer, Information Services Group.

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[FR Doc. E7-20506 Filed 10-17-07; 8:45 am]