[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 35 (Friday, February 21, 2020)]
[Pages 10180-10181]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-03477]



U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Application To Pay Off 
or Discharge an Alien Crewman

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

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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 
March 23, 2020) 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 
[email protected].

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 
[email protected]. 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/.

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 64911) on November 
25, 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: Application to Pay Off or Discharge an Alien Crewman.
    OMB Number: 1651-0106.
    Form Number: I-408.
    Abstract: CBP Form I-408. Application to Pay Off or Discharge an 
Alien Crewman, is used as an application by the owner, agent, 
consignee, charterer, master, or commanding officer of any vessel or 
aircraft arriving in the United States to obtain permission from the 
Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to pay off or 
discharge an alien crewman. This form is submitted to the CBP officer 
having jurisdiction over the area in which the vessel or aircraft is 
located at the time of application. CBP Form I-408 is authorized by 
Section 256 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1286) and 
provided for 8 CFR 252.1(h). This form is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/forms.
    Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with no change to the burden hours or to the 
information collected.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 85,000.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 85,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 25 Minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 35,360.

    Dated: February 18, 2020.
Seth D. Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
[FR Doc. 2020-03477 Filed 2-20-20; 8:45 am]