U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.
30-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing information collection: 1651-0009.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Customs Declaration (Form 6059B). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (75 FR 57480) on September 21, 2010, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Written comments should be received on or before December 23, 2010.
Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (202) 395-5806.End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) encourages the general public and affected Federal agencies to submit written comments and suggestions on proposed and/or continuing information collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L. 104-13). Your comments should address one of the following four points:
(1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/component, including whether the information will have practical utility;
(2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
(3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
(4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological techniques or other forms of information.
Title: Customs Declaration.
OMB Number: 1651-0009.
Form Number: 6059B.
Abstract: CBP Form 6059B, Customs Declaration, is used as a standard report of the identity and residence of each person arriving in the United States. This form is also used to declare imported articles to CBP in accordance with 19 U.S.C. 66, section 498 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1498). CBP Form 6059B requires basic information to facilitate the Start Printed Page 71453clearance of persons and goods arriving in the United States and helps CBP officers determine if any duties or taxes are due. A sample of CBP Form 6059B can be found at: http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/travel/vacation/sample_declaration_form.xml.
Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to CBP Form 6059B.
Type of Review: Extension (without change).
Affected Public: Individuals.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 105,606,000.
Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1.
Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 105,606,000.
Estimated Time per Response: 4 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,075,602.
If additional information is required contact: Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, at 202-325-0265.Start Signature
Dated: November 18, 2010.
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2010-29472 Filed 11-22-10; 8:45 am]
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