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Agency Information Collection Activities: Transportation Entry and Manifest of Goods Subject to CBP Inspection and Permit

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AGENCY:

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION:

60-Day notice and request for comments; extension of an existing collection of information.

SUMMARY:

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: Transportation Entry and Manifest of Goods Subject to CBP Inspection and Permit. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.

DATES:

Written comments should be received on or before April 14, 2017 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES:

All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 1651-0003 in the subject line and the agency name. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit comments:

(1) Email. Submit comments to: (CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov). The email should include the OMB Control number in the subject line.

(2) Mail. Submit written comments to CBP PRA Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 10th Floor, 90 K St NE., Washington, DC 20229-1177.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Regulations and Rulings, Office of Trade, 90 K Street NE., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, or via email (CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov). Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP programs should contact the CBP National Customer Service Center at 877-227-5511, (TTY) 1-800-877-8339, or CBP Web site at https://www.cbp.gov/​. For additional help: https://help.cbp.gov/​app/​home/​search/​1.

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SUPPLEMENTARY 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 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). 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 cost burden to respondents or record keepers from the collection of information (total capital/startup costs and operations and maintenance costs). The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the CBP request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document, CBP is soliciting comments Start Printed Page 10497concerning the following information collection:

Title: Transportation Entry and Manifest of Goods Subject to CBP Inspection and Permit

OMB Number: 1651-0003

Form Numbers: CBP Forms 7512 and 7512A

Abstract: CBP Forms 7512 and 7512A are used by carriers and brokers to serve as the manifest and transportation entry for cargo moving under bond within the United States. The data on the form is used by CBP to identify the carrier who initiated the bonded movement and to document merchandise moving in-bond. These forms provide documentation that CBP uses for enforcement, targeting, and protection of revenue. Forms 7512 and 7512A collect information such as the names of the importer and consignee; a description of the merchandise moving in-bond; and the ports of lading and unlading. Various provisions in 19 CFR require the use of these forms including 19 CFR 10.60, 19 CFR 10.61 and 19 CFR part 18. The forms be found at http://www.cbp.gov/​xp/​cgov/​toolbox/​forms/​.

Type of Review: Extension (without change).

Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected.

Affected Public: Businesses.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,200.

Estimated Number of Average Responses per Respondent: 871.

Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 5,400,000.

Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 896,400 hours.

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Dated: February 8, 2017.

Seth Renkema,

Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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[FR Doc. 2017-02875 Filed 2-10-17; 8:45 am]

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