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: 1651-0100.
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 Petition for Remission or Mitigation of Forfeitures and Penalties Incurred. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Written comments should be received on or before August 12, 2011, to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn: Tracey Denning, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177.Start Further Info
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Requests for additional information should be directed to 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.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). 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: Petition for Remission or Mitigation of Forfeitures and Penalties Incurred.
OMB Number: 1651-0100.
Form Number: CBP Form 4609.
Abstract: CBP Form 4609, Petition for Remission of Forfeitures and Penalties Incurred, is completed and filed with the CBP Port Director by individuals who have been found to be in violation of one or more provisions of the Tariff Act of 1930, or other laws administered by the CBP. Persons who violate the Tariff Act are entitled to file a petition seeking mitigation of any statutory penalty imposed or remission of a statutory forfeiture incurred. This petition is submitted on CBP Form 4609. The information provided on this form is used by CBP personnel as a basis for granting relief from forfeiture or penalty. CBP Form 4609 is authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1618 and provided for by 19 CFR 171.11. It is accessible at http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_4609.pdf.
Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to the information being collected.
Type of Review: Extension (without change).
Affected Public: Businesses, Travelers.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 28,000.
Estimated Total Annual Responses: 28,000.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 14 minutes.Start Printed Page 34246
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,500.Start Signature
Dated: June 6, 2011.
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2011-14503 Filed 6-10-11; 8:45 am]
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