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Technical Corrections Regarding the Organizational Structure of U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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AGENCY:

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect changes in the organizational structure of CBP resulting from the establishment of the new Office of International Trade, as well as the nomenclature changes effected by the transfer in 2003 of CBP to the Department of Homeland Security and the subsequent renaming of the U.S. Customs Service as CBP.

DATES:

October 19, 2007.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Jacinto P. Juarez, Jr., Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, (202) 572-8752, or Michelle Garcia, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, (202) 572-8745.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

On November 25, 2002, the President signed the Homeland Security Act of 2002, 6 U.S.C. 101 et seq., Public Law 107-296, (the “HSA”), establishing the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”). Pursuant to section 403(1) of the HSA (6 U.S.C. 203(1)), the United States Customs Service was transferred from the Department of the Treasury to DHS effective March 1, 2003. Under section 1502 of the HSA, the Customs Service was renamed as the “Bureau of Customs and Border Protection”. Subsequently, on April 23, 2007, a notice was published in the Federal Register (72 FR 20131) informing the public that DHS had changed the name of the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to “U.S. Customs and Border Protection” effective March 31, 2007.

The HSA reserved customs revenue functions to the Department of the Treasury. Treasury Department Order No. 100-16 delegated general authority vested in the Secretary of the Treasury over customs revenue functions (with certain specified exceptions) to the Secretary of Homeland Security.

Section 402 of Title IV of the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (“SAFE Port Act”), Public Law 109-347, established a new Office of International Trade (OT) to be headed by an Assistant Commissioner within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Section 402(d)(2)(A) and (B) of the SAFE Port Act specifically authorized the Commissioner of CBP to transfer the assets, functions, and personnel of the Office of Strategic Trade (OST) and the Office of Regulations and Rulings (ORR) to OT. Pursuant to his authority under section 402(d)(2)(C), the Commissioner authorized the transfer of certain assets, functions, or personnel within the Office of Field Operations (OFO) to the OT.

Prior to the establishment of OT on October 15, 2006, the functions of trade policy and program development were split among three offices within CBP: the Office of Strategic Trade, the Office of Regulations and Rulings, and the Office of Field Operations. The OT consolidates the trade policy, program development, and compliance measurement functions of CBP into one Start Printed Page 59167office without creating dual reporting mechanisms or overlapping and redundant management structures.

The OT includes all functions and staff from the former Office of Strategic Trade (OST) and the former Office of Regulations and Rulings (ORR), as well as designated national program managers and specialists, national analysis specialists from OFO Headquarters and the national account managers currently stationed at ports of entry.

The OT is responsible for the following functions:

(1) Providing national strategic direction to facilitate legitimate trade while protecting the American economy from unfair trade practices.

(2) Directing national enforcement responses through effective targeting of goods crossing the border as well as strict, swift punitive actions against companies participating in predatory trade practices.

(3) Coordinating with international partners to ensure effective enforcement of textile admissibility issues as well as the enforcement of free trade agreement eligibility.

(4) Cooperating with other U.S. agencies and like-minded foreign governments to achieve effective enforcement of intellectual property rights.

(5) Maintaining effective internal controls over the revenue process.

(6) Coordinating with other government agencies and international partners to identify risks to detect and prevent contaminated agricultural or food products from harming the American public or the nation's economy.

(7) Promoting trade facilitation and partnership with the importing community and trade associations by streamlining the flow of legitimate shipments and fostering corporate self-governance as a means of achieving compliance with trade laws and regulations.

(8) Managing a risk-based audit program to respond to allegations of commercial fraud and to conduct corporate reviews of internal controls to ensure importers comply with trade laws and regulations.

(9) Providing legal tools to promote facilitation and compliance with customs, trade and border security requirements through: the issuance of all CBP regulations, legally binding rulings and decisions, informed compliance publications and structured programs for external CBP training and outreach on international trade laws and CBP regulations.

This document sets forth amendments to the CBP regulations (19 CFR chapter I) to reflect the new CBP organizational structure resulting from the creation of the Office of International Trade, as well as the transfer of the former U.S. Customs Service to DHS and the subsequent renaming of the Customs Service to CBP.

The amendments set forth in this document include the removal of certain provisions within part 171 of the CBP regulations (specifically, paragraphs (b) and (c) of § 171.62 and § 171.63) relating principally to the role of the Department of the Treasury in the consideration of supplemental petitions for relief from fines, penalties, and forfeitures. These provisions are no longer necessary or appropriate due to the transfer of CBP to DHS, the delegation of authority over certain customs revenue functions from the Department of the Treasury to the DHS, and the delegation of certain authorities from DHS to CBP as set forth in Delegation Number 7010.3 dated May 11, 2006.

The CBP regulations contain a significant number of references to offices that either no longer exist or have a different functional context. The changes set forth in this document to correct these references are non-substantive and relate to internal agency organization matters.

Inapplicability of Notice and Delayed Effective Date

Because the technical corrections set forth in this document merely conform to the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and section 402 of the SAFE Port Act, CBP finds that good cause exists for dispensing with notice and public procedure as unnecessary under 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(B). In addition, these amendments concern matters relating to agency organization and personnel which are not subject to prior notice and comment procedures pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(2) and (b)(A). For these same reasons, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), CBP finds that good cause exists for dispensing with the requirement for a delayed effective date.

Regulatory Flexibility Act

Because this document is not subject to the notice and public procedure requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553, it is not subject to the provisions of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.)

Executive Order 12866

These amendments do not meet the criteria for a “significant regulatory action” as specified in E.O. 12866.

Signing Authority

This document is limited to technical corrections of CBP regulations. Accordingly, it is being signed under the authority of 19 CFR 0.1(b)(1).

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List of Subjects in 19 CFR Part 171

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Amendments to CBP Regulations

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For the reasons given above and under the authority of

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CHAPTER I—[AMENDED]

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1. For each section indicated in the “Section” column, remove the words indicated in the “Remove” column from wherever they appear in the section, and add, in their place, the words indicated in the “Add” column.

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1. 4.14(c)Entry Procedures and Carriers BranchCargo Security, Carriers & Immigration Branch, Office of International Trade
2. 4.14(c)Customs Form 301CBP Form 301
3. 4.14(c)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
4. 4.14(c)CustomsCBP
5. 4.14(f)Entry Procedures and Carriers BranchCargo Security, Carriers & Immigration Branch, Office of International Trade
6. 4.14(f)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
7. 4.14(f)Customs Office of InvestigationsU.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
8. 4.14(f)CustomsCBP
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9. 4.14(i)(1)CustomsCBP
10. 4.14(i)(1)Entry Procedures and Carriers BranchCargo Security, Carriers & Immigration Branch, Office of International Trade
11. 4.14(i)(1)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
12. 4.80a(d)U.S. Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
13. 4.80a(d)Entry Procedures and Carriers BranchCargo Security, Carriers & Immigration Branch, Office of International Trade
14. 4.80a(d)Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
15. 4.80b(b)United States Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
16. 4.80b(b)Entry Procedures and Carriers BranchCargo Security, Carriers & Immigration Branch, Office of International Trade
17. 10.37Customs territorycustoms territory
18. 10.37Customs FormCBP Form
19. 10.37Commercial Rulings Division, Customs HeadquartersCommercial and Trade Facilitation Division, Office of International Trade, CBP Headquarters
20. 10.37International Trade Compliance Division, Customs HeadquartersBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division, Office of International Trade, CBP Headquarters
21. 10.236(b)—introductory textCustomsCBP
22. 10.236(b)(1)Customs Form 450CBP Form 450
23. 10.236(b)(1)Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs ServiceOffice of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
24. 10.256(b)(1)Customs Form 449CBP Form 449
25. 10.256(b)(1)Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs ServiceOffice of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
26. 10.311(a)U.S. Customs Service, Regulatory Audit DivisionU.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of International Trade, Regulatory Audit
27. 10.311(a)Customs Form 355CBP Form 355
28. 10.311(b)Regulatory Audit DivisionOffice of International Trade, Regulatory Audit
29. 10.311(b)Customs Form 356CBP Form 356
30. 10.311(b)U.S. Customs Service, Regulatory Audit DivisionU.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of International Trade, Regulatory Audit
31. 10.311(c)U.S. Customs Service, Regulatory Audit DivisionU.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of International Trade, Regulatory Audit
32. 10.311(c)Customs Form 357CBP Form 357
33. 12.39(b)(4)Commercial Enforcement, Trade Compliance Division, at Customs HeadquartersExecutive Director, Commercial Targeting and Enforcement, Office of International Trade, at CBP Headquarters
34. 12.39(e)(1)CustomsCBP
35. 12.39(e)(1)International Trade Compliance Division, U.S. Customs ServiceBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
36. 19.4—headingCustoms and proprietor responsibility and supervision over warehousesCBP and proprietor responsibility and supervision over warehouses
37. 19.4(b)(8)(iii)Customs approvalCBP approval
38. 19.4(b)(8)(iii)Customs Headquarters, Office of Regulations and RulingsCBP Headquarters, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
39. 111.1Office of Field Operations, United States Customs ServiceOffice of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
40. 111.1prepared and filed with Customs usingprepared and filed with CBP using
41. 111.1activities involving transactions with Customsactivities involving transactions with CBP
42. 111.1charges assessed or collected by Customscharges assessed or collected by CBP
43. 111.1documents intended to be filed with Customsdocuments intended to be filed with CBP
44. 111.1data received for transmission to Customsdata received for transmission to CBP
45. 111.1factors which Customs will consider includefactors which CBP will consider include
46. 111.1maintenance of current editions of the Customs Regulationsmaintenance of current editions of CBP Regulations
47. 111.1Custom issuancesCBP issuances
48. 111.1Treasury DepartmentDepartment of Homeland Security
49. 111.1U.S. Department of the TreasuryU.S. Department of Homeland Security
50. 111.5(a)Treasury DepartmentDepartment of Homeland Security
51. 111.5(b)Treasury DepartmentDepartment of Homeland Security
52. 111.13(f)Trade Programs, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs ServiceTrade Policy and Programs, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
53. 111.13(f)CustomsCBP
54. 111.13(f)Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
55. 111.17(b)Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
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56. 111.17(c)Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
57. 111.19(d)(2)CustomsCBP
58. 111.19(d)(2)Office of Field OperationsOffice of International Trade
59. 111.19(d)(2)Office of Field Operations, Customs HeadquartersOffice of International Trade, CBP Headquarters
60. 111.19(e)Office of Field Operations, Customs HeadquartersOffice of International Trade, CBP Headquarters
61. 111.19(f)—introductory textOffice of Field Operations, U.S. Customs ServiceOffice of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
62. 111.23(b)(2)—introductory textDirector, Regulatory Audit Division, U.S. Customs Service, 909 SE. First Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131Office of International Trade, Regulatory Audit, 2001 Cross Beam Dr., Charlotte, North Carolina 28217
63. 111.23(b)(2)(iii)Director, Regulatory Audit Division, in MiamiOffice of International Trade, Regulatory Audit, in Charlotte
64. 111.24Regulatory Audit DivisionOffice of International Trade, Regulatory Audit
65. 111.25CustomsCBP
66. 111.26Treasury DepartmentDepartment of Homeland Security
67. 111.27Regulatory Audit DivisionRegulatory Audit
68. 111.29(b)(1)Customs chargescustoms charges
69. 111.29(b)(1)CustomsCBP
70. 111.29(b)(1)U.S. Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
71. 111.30(c)Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs ServiceOffice of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
72. 111.31(a)Treasury DepartmentDepartment of Homeland Security
73. 111.31(b)Treasury DepartmentDepartment of Homeland Security
74. 111.32Treasury DepartmentDepartment of Homeland Security
75. 111.34—headingUndue influence upon Treasury Department employeesUndue influence upon Department of Homeland Security employees
76. 111.34Treasury DepartmentDepartment of Homeland Security
77. 111.38Treasury DepartmentDepartment of Homeland Security
78. 111.51(a)Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
79. 111.66Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
80. 111.69Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
81. 111.70Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
82. 111.71Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
83. 111.72Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
84. 111.74Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
85. 111.75Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
86. 111.76(b)Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
87. 111.77Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
88. 111.81Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of Homeland Security, or his designee,
89. 113.14International Trade Compliance DivisionBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
90. 113.15International Trade Compliance DivisionBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division
91. 113.38(c)(1)International Trade Compliance Division, Customs HeadquartersBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division, CBP Headquarters
92. 113.38(c)(4)International Trade Compliance Division, Customs HeadquartersBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division, CBP Headquarters
93. 113.38(c)(4)Customs officerCBP officer
94. 113.38(c)(4)—(except for last sentence)CustomsCBP
95. 113.39(a)—introductory textInternational Trade Compliance DivisionBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division
96. 113.39(b)International Trade Compliance DivisionBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division
97. 133.0United States Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
98. 133.1(a)U.S. Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
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99. 133.2—introductory textIntellectual Property Rights Branch, U.S. Customs ServiceIntellectual Property Rights (IPR) & Restricted Merchandise Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
100. 133.2(e)—introductory textCustomsCBP
101. 133.2(f)Customs will publishCBP will publish
102. 133.2(f)Customs will examineCBP will examine
103. 133.2(f)until Customs has madeuntil CBP has made
104. 133.2(f)Customs will publishCBP will publish
105. 133.4(a)United States Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
106. 133.4(a)Customs officersU.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers
107. 133.4(c)United States Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
108. 133.6—introductory textIntellectual Property Rights BranchIPR & Restricted Merchandise Branch, CBP Headquarters
109. 133.6(b)United States Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
110. 133.7(a)—introductory textCustomsCBP
111. 133.7(a)—introductory textIntellectual Property Rights BranchIPR & Restricted Merchandise Branch
112. 133.7(a)(3)United States Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
113. 133.7(b)Intellectual Property Rights BranchIPR & Restricted Merchandise Branch
114. 133.12—introductory textIntellectual Property Rights Branch, U.S. Customs ServiceIPR & Restricted Merchandise Branch
115. 133.13(b)United States Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
116. 133.15—headingTerm of Customs trade name recordationTerm of CBP trade name recordation
117. 133.15Intellectual Property Rights BranchIPR & Restricted Merchandise Branch
118. 133.26Customs custodyCBP custody
119. 133.26Customs FormCBP Form
120. 133.32—introductory textCustoms protectioncustoms protection
121. 133.32—introductory textIntellectual Property Rights Branch, U.S. Customs ServiceIPR & Restricted Merchandise Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
122. 133.35(a)United States Customs ServiceCBP
123. 133.35(a)Intellectual Property Rights BranchIPR & Restricted Merchandise Branch
124. 133.35(b)(2)United States Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
125. 133.36—introductory textIntellectual Property Rights BranchIPR & Restricted Merchandise Branch
126. 133.36(b)United States Customs ServiceCBP
127. 133.36(b)made payable to the United States Customs Servicemade payable to U.S. Customs and Border Protection
128. 133.37(b)Intellectual Property Rights BranchIPR & Restricted Merchandise Branch
129. 133.37(c)(3)United States Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
130. 133.43(d)(1)(ii)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
131. 133.43(d)(1)(ii)International Trade Compliance Division, Office of Regulations and RulingsBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
132. 142.3aCustomsCBP
133. 142.3a(d)port directorAssistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade, or his designee
134. 142.3a(e)port directorAssistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade, or his designee
135. 143.7(a)Director, Trade ComplianceExecutive Director, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of International Trade
136. 143.8Director, Trade ComplianceExecutive Director, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of International Trade
137. 143.8Customs officerCBP officer
138. 146.81(b)Director, International Trade Compliance DivisionAssistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade, or his designee
139. 146.83(a)Director, International Trade Compliance DivisionExecutive Director, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
140. 146.83(a)CustomsCBP
141. 151.12—introductory textCustomsCBP
142. 151.12(a)Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs ServiceOffice of Information and Technology, or his designee, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
143. 151.12(a)CustomsCBP
144. 151.12(a)U.S. Customs Laboratory Methods ManualCustoms and Border Protection Laboratory (CBPL) Methods
145. 151.12(a)U.S. Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
146. 151.12(a)Customs Internet Web site: http://www.customs.gov.CBP Web site: www.cbp.gov.
147. 159.63(a)CustomsCBP
148. 159.63(a)Office of Regulations and RulingsOffice of Finance
149. 162.74(c)Customs Headquarters, Office of Regulations and RulingsOffice of International Trade
150. 162.74(c)CustomsCBP
151. 162.74(c)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
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152. 163.5(b)(1)Director, Regulatory Audit Division, U.S. Customs Service, 909 SE. First Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131Regulatory Audit, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 2001 Cross Beam Dr., Charlotte, North Carolina 28217
153. 163.5(b)(1)Director of the Miami regulatory audit field officeDirector of Regulatory Audit, Charlotte office
154. 163.5(b)(1)CustomsCBP
155. 163.11(a)(5)Director, Regulatory Audit Division at Customs HeadquartersExecutive Director, Regulatory Audit, Office of International Trade, at CBP Headquarters
156. 163.11(b)CustomsCBP
157. 163.11(b)Director, Regulatory Audit Division, U.S. Customs Service, Washington, DC 20229Executive Director, Regulatory Audit, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC 20229
158. 163.12(b)(2)Director, Regulatory Audit Division, U.S. Customs Service, 909 SE. First Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131Regulatory Audit, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 2001 Cross Beam Dr., Charlotte, North Carolina 28217
159. 163.12(b)(2)Regulatory Audit Division, Office of Strategic Trade, U.S. Customs Service, 909 SE. First Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131Executive Director, Regulatory Audit, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20229
160. 163.12(c)(1)Miami regulatory audit field officeCharlotte regulatory audit field office
161. 163.12(c)(1)CustomsCBP
162. 163.13(d)(1)Director, Regulatory Audit Division, U.S. Customs Service, Washington, DC 20229Executive Director, Regulatory Audit, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC 20229
163. 163.13(d)(1)Director, Regulatory Audit DivisionExecutive Director, Regulatory Audit
164. 163.13(d)(2)CustomsCBP
165. 163.13(d)(2)Director, Regulatory Audit Division, U.S. Customs Service, Washington, DC 20229Executive Director, Regulatory Audit, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of International Trade, Washington, DC 20229
166. 163.13(d)(2)Director, Regulatory Audit DivisionExecutive Director, Regulatory Audit
167. 171.12—headingPetitions acted on at Customs HeadquartersPetitions acted on at CBP Headquarters
168. 171.12Office of Regulations and Rulings, Customs HeadquartersRegulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, CBP Headquarters
169. 171.14Director, International Trade Compliance Division, Office of Regulations and Rulings, Customs HeadquartersDirector, Border Security and Trade Compliance Division, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, CBP Headquarters, or his designee
170. 171.14CustomsCBP
171. 171.62(a)Office of Regulations and RulingsBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
172. 171.62(b)—headingDecisions of Customs HeadquartersDecisions of CBP Headquarters
173. 171.62(b)Office of Regulations and Rulings, Customs HeadquartersRegulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, CBP Headquarters
174. 171.62(b)International Trade Compliance Division, Customs HeadquartersBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division, CBP Headquarters
175. Part 171, App. C, XIIIBrokers Compliance Branch, Office of Trade ComplianceTrade Policy and Programs, Office of International Trade
176. 172.14International Trade Compliance Division, Office of Regulations and Rulings, Customs HeadquartersBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, CBP Headquarters
177. 172.14CustomsCBP
178. 172.42(b)—headingDecisions of Customs HeadquartersDecisions of CBP Headquarters
179. 172.42(b)Office of Regulations and Rulings, Customs HeadquartersRegulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, CBP Headquarters
180. 172.42(b)International Trade Compliance DivisionBorder Security and Trade Compliance Division, Regulations and Rulings
181. 172.42(c)—headingAuthority of Assistant CommissionerAuthority of Executive Director
182. 172.42(c)Assistant Commissioner, Office of Regulations and Rulings, or his designeeExecutive Director, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, or his designee
183. 177.0United States Customs ServiceCBP
184. 177.0any Customs Service field officeany CBP field office
185. 177.0Customs Headquarters Office other than the Office of Regulations and RulingsCBP Headquarters Office other than Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
186. 177.1(d)(6)Office of Regulations and RulingsRegulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
187. 177.1(d)(6)United States Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
188. 177.2(a)Commissioner of CustomsCommissioner of Customs and Border Protection
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189. 177.2(a)Office of Regulations and RulingsRegulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
190. 177.2(a)National Commodity Specialist Division, U.S. CustomsNational Commodity Specialist Division, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, New York, New York, 10119
191. 177.2(a)Customs ServiceCustoms and Border Protection
192. 177.2(b)(2)(i)relevant Customs and related lawsrelevant customs and related laws
193. 177.2(b)(2)(ii)(C)Commercial Rulings Division, U.S. Customs ServiceCommercial and Trade Facilitation Division, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
194. 177.9(c)CustomsCBP
195. 177.9(c)Commissioner of CustomsCommissioner of Customs and Border Protection
196. 177.9(c)Office of Regulations and RulingsRegulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
197. 177.13(b)(1)Office of Regulations and Rulings, U.S. Customs ServiceRegulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
198. 177.22(b)—introductory textCommercial Rulings DivisionCommercial and Trade Facilitation Division, Regulations and Rulings
199. 177.22(b)—introductory textU.S. Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
200. 177.22(b)—introductory textCustomsCBP
201. 177.22(b)(3)CustomsCBP
202. 177.22(c)Assistant Commissioner, Office of Regulations and RulingsExecutive Director, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
203. 177.22(c)U.S. Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
204. 177.26Director, Office of Regulations and RulingsExecutive Director, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
205. 177.26U.S. Customs ServiceU.S. Customs and Border Protection
206. 181.22(b)(1)CustomsCBP
207. 181.92(a)(3)Office of Regulations and RulingsRegulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
208. 181.92(a)(3)United States Customs ServiceU. S. Customs and Border Protection
209. 181.92(a)(6)National Commodity Specialist Division, United States Customs ServiceNational Commodity Specialist Division, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
210. 181.93(a)Commissioner of CustomsCommissioner of Customs and Border Protection
211. 181.93(a)Office of Regulations and RulingsRegulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
212. 181.93(a)United States Customs Service, 6 World Trade Center, New York, NY 10048U. S. Customs and Border Protection, One Penn Plaza, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10119
213. 181.100(a)(3)Commissioner of CustomsCommissioner of Customs and Border Protection
214. 181.100(a)(3)Office of Regulations and RulingsRegulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
215. 181.102(a)(1)—introductory textCustoms HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
216. 181.102(a)(1)—introductory textAssistant Commissioner, Office of Regulations and Rulings, U.S. Customs ServiceExecutive Director, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
217. 191.7(c)—headingReview and action by CustomsReview and action by CBP
218. 191.7(c)(3)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
219. 191.7(c)(3)Duty and Refund Determination Branch, Office of Regulations and RulingsEntry Process and Duty Refunds Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
220. 191.8(d)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
221. 191.8(d)Duty and Refund Determination Branch, Office of Regulations and RulingsEntry Process and Duty Refunds Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
222. 191.8(e)—headingReview and action by CustomsReview and action by CBP
223. 191.8(e)—introductory textCustoms HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
224. 191.8(e)(2)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
225. 191.8(e)(2)Commercial Rulings DivisionEntry Process and Duty Refunds Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
226. 191.8(g)(1)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
227. 191.8(g)(1)Duty and Refund Determination Branch, Office of Regulations and RulingsEntry Process and Duty Refunds Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
228. 191.8(g)(2)(ii)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
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229. 191.8(g)(2)(ii)Duty and Refund Determination Branch, Office of Regulations and RulingsEntry Process and Duty Refunds Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
230. 191.11(c)Duty and Refund Determination Branch, Office of Regulations and Rulings, Customs HeadquartersEntry Process and Duty Refunds Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, CBP Headquarters
231. 191.32(c)(1)Duty and Refund Determination Branch, Office of Regulations and RulingsEntry Process and Duty Refunds Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
232. 191.36(d)CustomsCBP
233. 191.36(d)Customs Headquarters, Office of Field Operations, Office of Trade OperationsCBP Headquarters, Office of International Trade, Trade Policy and Programs
234. 191.36(d)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
235. 191.61(d)(1)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
236. 191.61(d)(1)Duty and Refund Determination Branch, Office of Regulations and RulingsEntry Process and Duty Refunds Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
237. 191.61(d)(2)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
238. 191.61(d)(2)Duty and Refund Determination Branch, Office of Regulations and RulingsEntry Process and Duty Refunds Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
239. 191.61(d)(3)—headingCustoms HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
240. 191.61(d)(3)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
241. 191.91(g)Customs Headquarters, Office of Field Operations, Office of Trade OperationsCBP Headquarters, Office of International Trade, Trade Policy and Programs
242. 191.91(g)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
243. 191.92(h)Customs Headquarters, Office of Field Operations, Office of Trade OperationsCBP Headquarters, Office of International Trade, Trade Policy and Programs
244. 191.92(h)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
245. 191.156(d)Office of Field Operations, Customs HeadquartersOffice of International Trade, CBP Headquarters
246. 191.194(a)(1)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
247. 191.194(a)(1)Customs processingCBP processing
248. 191.194(a)(2)—introductory textCustoms reviewCBP review
249. 191.194(a)(2)—introductory textCustomsCBP
250. 191.194(a)(2)(i)Customs chargescustoms charges
251. 191.194(a)(2)(i)CustomsCBP
252. 191.194(c)CustomsCBP
253. 191.194(d)CustomsCBP
254. 191.194(e)(1)(ii)Customs laws and regulationscustoms laws and CBP regulations
255. 191.194(e)(2)CustomsCBP
256. 191.194(f)(1)Customs Headquarters, Office of Field Operations, Office of Trade ProgramsCBP Headquarters, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of International Trade
257. 191.194(f)(1)Customs HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
258. 191.194(f)(2)Customs Headquarters, Office of Field Operations, Office of Trade ProgramsCBP Headquarters, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of International Trade
259. 191.194(f)(2)CustomsCBP
260. Part 191, App. A, II, KCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
261. Part 191, App. A, II, M, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
262. Part 191, App. A, III, D, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
263. Part 191, App. A, IV, ICustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
264. Part 191, App. A, IV, K, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
265. Part 191, App. A, V, ICustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
266. Part 191, App. A, V, K, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
267. Part 191, App. A, VI, ICustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
268. Part 191, App. A, VI, K, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
269. Part 191, App. A, VII, ICustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
270. Part 191, App. A, VII, K, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
271. Part 191, App. A, VIII, HCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
272. Part 191, App. A, VIII, J, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
273. Part 191, App. A, IX, M, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
274. Part 191, App. A, X, JCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
275. Part 191, App. A, X, L, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
276. Part 191, App. A, XI, Y, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
277. Part 191, App. A, XII, JCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
278. Part 191, App. A, XII, L, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
279. Part 191, App. A, XIII, JCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
280. Part 191, App. A, XIII, L, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
281. Part 191, App. A, XIV, ICustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
282. Part 191, App. A, XIV, K, 6Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
283. Part 191, App. B, ICustoms HeadquartersCBP Headquarters
284. Part 191, App. B, ICustoms issuesCBP issues
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285. Part 191, App. B, II COMPANY LETTERHEAD (Optional)U.S. Customs Service, Duty and Refund Determination BranchU.S. Customs and Border Protection, Entry Process and Duty Refunds, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
286. Part 191, App. B, II COMPANY LETTERHEAD (Optional)Customs RegulationsCBP Regulations
287. Part 191, App. B, II NAME AND ADDRESS AND IRS NUMBER (WITH SUFFIX) OF APPLICANTCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
288. Part 191, App. B, II PERSONS WHO WILL SIGN DRAWBACK DOCUMENTSCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
289. Part 191, App. B, II CUSTOMS OFFICE WHERE DRAWBACK CLAIMS WILL BE FILED—headingCUSTOMS OFFICECBP OFFICE
290. Part 191, App. B, II INVENTORY PROCEDURESCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
291. Part 191, App. B, II BASIS OF CLAIM FOR DRAWBACKCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
292. Part 191, App. B, II AGREEMENTSCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
293. Part 191, App. B, III COMPANY LETTERHEAD (Optional)U.S. Customs Service, Duty and Refund Determination BranchU.S. Customs and Border Protection, Commercial and Trade Facilitation Division, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
294. Part 191, App. B, III NAME AND ADDRESS AND IRS NUMBER (WITH SUFFIX) OF APPLICANTCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
295. Part 191, App. B, III PERSONS WHO WILL SIGN DRAWBACK DOCUMENTSCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
296. Part 191, App. B, III CUSTOMS OFFICE WHERE DRAWBACK CLAIMS WILL BE FILED—headingCUSTOMS OFFICECBP OFFICE
297. Part 191, App. B, IIII NVENTORY PROCEDURESCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
298. Part 191, App. B, III BASIS OF CLAIM FOR DRAWBACKCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
299. Part 191, App. B, III AGREEMENTSCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
300. Part 191, App. B, IV COMPANY LETTERHEAD (Optional)U.S. Customs Service, Duty and Refund Determination BranchU.S. Customs and Border Protection, Commercial and Trade Facilitation Division, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
301. Part 191, App. B, IV NAME AND ADDRESS AND IRS NUMBER (WITH SUFFIX) OF APPLICANTCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
302. Part 191, App. B, IV PERSONS WHO WILL SIGN DRAWBACK DOCUMENTSCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
303. Part 191, App. B, IV CUSTOMS OFFICE WHERE DRAWBACK CLAIMS WILL BE FILED HeadingCUSTOMS OFFICECBP OFFICE
304. Part 191, App. B, IV INVENTORY PROCEDURESCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
305. Part 191, App. B, IV BASIS OF CLAIM FOR DRAWBACKCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
306. Part 191, App. B, IV AGREEMENTSCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
307. Part 191, App. B, V COMPANY LETTERHEAD (Optional)U.S. Customs Service, Duty and Refund Determination BranchU.S. Customs and Border Protection, Commercial and Trade Facilitation Division, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade
308. Part 191, App. B, V NAME AND ADDRESS AND IRS NUMBER (WITH SUFFIX) OF APPLICANTCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
309. Part 191, App. B, V PERSONS WHO WILL SIGN DRAWBACK DOCUMENTSCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
310. Part 191, App. B, V CUSTOMS OFFICE WHERE DRAWBACK CLAIMS WILL BE FILED—headingCUSTOMS OFFICECBP OFFICE
311. Part 191, App. B, V INVENTORY PROCEDURESCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
312. Part 191, App. B, V BASIS OF CLAIM FOR DRAWBACKCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
313. Part 191, App. B, V AGREEMENTSCustoms RegulationsCBP Regulations
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PART 171—FINES, PENALTIES, AND FORFEITURES

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2. The authority citation for part 171, CBP Regulations, continues to read as follows:

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Authority: 18 U.S.C. 983; 19 U.S.C. 66, 1592, 1593a, 1618, 1624; 22 U.S.C. 401; 31 U.S.C. 5321; 46 U.S.C. App. A. 320.

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Subpart F also issued under 19 U.S.C. 1595a, 1605, 1614.

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3. Section 171.62 is amended by removing paragraphs (c) and (d).

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4. Section 171.63 is removed and reserved.

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Dated: October 12, 2007.

W. Ralph Basham,

Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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[FR Doc. E7-20471 Filed 10-18-07; 8:45 am]

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