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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection User Fee Advisory Committee (UFAC)

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Committee management; notice of federal advisory public committee meeting.

SUMMARY:

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection User Fee Advisory Committee (UFAC) will meet on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES:

The UFAC will meet on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT. Please note that the meeting is scheduled for two hours and that the meeting may close early if the committee completes its business.

Pre-Registration: Meeting participants may attend either in person or via webinar after pre-registering using a method indicated below:

—For members of the public who plan to attend the meeting in person, please register either online at https://apps.cbp.gov/​te_​reg/​index.asp?​w=​104, by email to tradeevents@dhs.gov; or by fax to (202) 325-4290 by 5:00 p.m. EDT on March 21, 2017.

—For members of the public who plan to participate via webinar, please register online at https://apps.cbp.gov/​te_​reg/​index.asp?​w=​103 by 5:00 p.m. EDT on March 21, 2017.

Feel free to share this information with other interested members of your organization or association.

Members of the public who are pre-registered and later require cancellation, please do so in advance of the meeting by accessing one (1) of the following links: https://apps.cbp.gov/​te_​reg/​cancel.asp?​w=​104 to cancel an in person registration, or https://apps.cbp.gov/​te_​reg/​cancel.asp?​w=​103 to cancel a webinar registration.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Courtroom A, Washington, DC 20436.

There will be signage posted directing visitors to the location of the conference room.

For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection at (202) 344-1661 as soon as possible.

To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the topics to be discussed by the committee, prior to the meeting as listed in the “Agenda” section below.

Comments must be submitted in writing no later than March 15, 2017, and must be identified by Docket No. USCBP-2017-0002, and may be submitted by one of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
  • Email: Tradeevents@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message.
  • Fax: (202) 325-4290.
  • Mail: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229.

Instructions: All submissions received must include the words “Department of Homeland Security” and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Do not submit personal information to this docket.

Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments, go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket Number USCBP-2017-0002. To submit a comment, see the link on the Regulations.gov Web site for “How do I Start Printed Page 11368submit a comment?” located on the right hand side of the main site page.

There will be two (2) public comment periods held during the meeting on March 22, 2017. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to two (2) minutes or less to facilitate greater participation. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker. Please note that the public comment periods for speakers may end before the times indicated on the schedule that is posted on the CBP Web page, http://www.cbp.gov/​trade/​stakeholder-engagement/​user-fee-advisory-committee.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229; telephone (202) 344-1440; facsimile (202) 325-4290.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) hereby announces the meeting of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection User Fee Advisory Committee (UFAC). The UFAC is tasked with providing advice to the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on matters related to the performance of inspections coinciding with the assessment of an agriculture, customs, or immigration user fee.

Agenda

1. The Financial Assessment and Options Subcommittee will review and discuss the work that has been completed so that the UFAC can deliberate upon and, if appropriate, vote on potential recommendations.

2. Public Comment Period.

3. The Process Improvements Subcommittee will review and discuss the work that has been completed so that the UFAC can deliberate upon and, if appropriate, vote on potential recommendations.

4. Public Comment Period.

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Dated: February 16, 2017.

Valarie Neuhart,

Acting Director, Office of Trade Relations.

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[FR Doc. 2017-03417 Filed 2-21-17; 8:45 am]

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