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Agency Information Collection Activities: User Fees

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

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

SUMMARY:

The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection 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 of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than July 15, 2019) to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES:

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 dhsdeskofficer@omb.eop.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, Telephone number (202) 325-0056 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 website at https://www.cbp.gov/​.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (84 FR 8734) on March 11, 2019, 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 1320.8. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) suggestions to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) suggestions to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the request for approval. All comments will become a matter of public record.

Overview of This Information Collection

Title: User Fees.

OMB Number: 1651-0052.

Form Number: CBP Forms 339A, 339C and 339V.

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

Type of Review: Extension (without change).

Affected Public: Carriers.

Abstract: The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA-PL 99-272; 19 U.S.C. 58c) authorizes the collection of user fees by Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The collection of these fees requires submission of information from the party remitting the fees to CBP. This information is submitted on three forms Start Printed Page 27644including the CBP Form 339A for aircraft, CBP Form 339C for commercial vehicles, and CBP Form 339V for vessels. These forms can be found at: https://www.cbp.gov/​newsroom/​publications/​forms?​title=​339.

The information on these forms may also be filed electronically at: https://dtops.cbp.dhs.gov/​. This collection of information is provided for by 19 CFR 24.22.

In addition, CBP requires express consignment carrier facilities (ECCFs) to file lists of carriers or operators using the facility in accordance with 19 CFR 128.11. In cases of overpayments, carriers using the ECCFs may send a request to CBP for a refund in accordance with 19 CFR 24.23(b). This request must specify the grounds for the refund. ECCFs are also required to file a quarterly report in accordance with 19 CFR 24.23(b)(4).

CBP Form 339A—Aircraft

Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,000.

Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1.

Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 15,000.

Estimated Time per Response: 16 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,000.

CBP Form 339C—Vehicles

Estimated Number of Respondents: 90,000.

Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1.

Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 90,000.

Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 29,997.

CBP Form 339V—Vessels

Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000.

Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1.

Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 10,000.

Estimated Time per Response: 16 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,667.

ECCF Quarterly Report

Estimated Number of Respondents: 18.

Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 4.

Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 72.

Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 144.

ECCF Application and List of Couriers

Estimated Number of Respondents: 3.

Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 4.

Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 12.

Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6.

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Dated: June 7, 2019.

Seth D. Renkema,

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

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[FR Doc. 2019-12429 Filed 6-12-19; 8:45 am]

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