U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security.
60-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information: 1651-0032.
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 Importer's of Merchandise Subject to Actual Use Provisions. 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 April 3, 2009, to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn: Tracey Denning, Room 3.2.C, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20229.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information should be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn.: Tracey Denning, Room 3.2.C, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 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) the annual costs burden to respondents or record keepers from the collection of information (a total capital/startup costs and operations and maintenance costs). 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: Importers of Merchandise Subject to Actual Use Provisions.
OMB Number: 1651-0032.
Form Number: None.
Abstract: The Importers of Merchandise Subject to Actual Use Provision of the CBP regulations provides that certain items may be admitted duty-free such as farming implements, seeds, potatoes etc., providing the importer can prove these items were actually used as contemplated by law. The importer must maintain detailed records and furnish a statement of use.
Current Actions: There are no changes to the information collection. This submission is being made to extend the expiration date.
Type of Review: Extension (without change).
Affected Public: Individuals, Businesses.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000.
Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 12,000.
Estimated Time per Response: 65 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,000.Start Signature
Dated: January 7, 2009.
Agency Clearance Officer, Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. E9-2064 Filed 1-30-09; 8:45 am]
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