U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security.
60-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of existing collection of information: 1651-0013.
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty. 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 August 26, 2008, to be assured of consideration.Start Printed Page 36545
Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn.: Tracey Denning, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 3.2C, Washington, DC 20229.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information should be directed to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn.: Tracey Denning, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 3.2C, Washington, DC 20229, Tel. (202) 344-1429.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental 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 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 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: Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty.
OMB Number: 1651-0013.
Form Number: CBP Form-7523.
Abstract: CBP Form-7523 is used by carriers and importers as a manifest for the entry of merchandise free of duty under certain conditions, and by CBP to authorize the entry of such merchandise. It is also used by carriers to show that the articles being imported have been released to the importer or consignee.
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: Business or other for-profit institutions.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,950.
Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 99,000.
Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,247.Start Signature
Dated: June 23, 2008.
Agency Clearance Officer, Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. E8-14564 Filed 6-26-08; 8:45 am]
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