U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security.
60-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing information collection: 1651-0021.
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 Crew Member's Declaration. 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 24, 2009, to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn: Tracey Denning, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 799 9th Street, NW., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177.Start Further Info Start Printed Page 30104
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information should be directed to Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 799 9th Street, NW., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, at 202-325-0265.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 request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document the CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection:
Title: Crew Member's Declaration.
OMB Number: 1651-0021.
Form Number: Form 5129 .
Abstract: The Form 5129 is used to accept and record importations of merchandise by crew members, and to enforce agricultural quarantines, currency reporting laws, and revenue collection laws. CBP is proposing to increase the burden hours for this collection of information as a result of increasing the estimated time to fill out Form 5129 from 3 minutes to 10 minutes.
Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with a change to the burden hours.
Type of Review: Extension (with change).
Affected Public: Businesses.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,000,000.
Estimated Time p er Respondent: 10 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 996,000.Start Signature
Dated: June 18, 2009.
Agency Clearance Officer, Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. E9-14894 Filed 6-23-09; 8:45 am]
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