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: 1651-0013.
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent Start Printed Page 62087burden, 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, Carrier's Certificate and Release (CBP Form 7523). 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 December 5, 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
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
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: Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty, Carrier's Certificate of Release.
OMB Number: 1651-0013.
Form Number: CBP Form 7523.
Abstract: CBP Form 7523, Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty, Carrier's Certificate of Release, is used by carriers and importers as a manifest for the entry of merchandise free of duty under certain conditions. CBP Form 7523 is also used by carriers to show that articles being imported are to be released to the importer or consignee, and as an inward foreign manifest for vehicles of less than 5 tons arriving from Canada or Mexico with merchandise conditionally free of duty. CBP uses this form to authorize the entry of such merchandise. CBP Form 7523 is authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1484 and provided for by 19 CFR 123.4 and 19 CFR 143.23. This form is accessible at http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_7523.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.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,950.
Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 20.
Estimated Total Annual Responses: 99,000.
Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,247.Start Signature
Dated: October 3, 2011.
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2011-25934 Filed 10-5-11; 8:45 am]
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