[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 40 (Friday, February 28, 2020)]
[Page 12000]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-04048]



U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: United States-Caribbean 
Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)

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

ACTION: 60-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.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than 
April 28, 2020) to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) 
contained in this notice must include the OMB Control Number 1651-0083 
in the subject line and the agency name. To avoid duplicate 
submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit 
    (1) Email. Submit comments to: [email protected].
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to CBP Paperwork Reduction Act 
Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, 
Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street 
NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177.

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 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: United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act.
    OMB Number: 1651-0083.
    Form Number: CBP Form 450.
    Abstract: The provisions of the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade 
Partnership Act (CBTPA) were adopted by the U.S. with the enactment of 
the Trade and Development Act of 2000 (Pub. L.106-200). The objective 
of the CBTPA is to expand trade benefits to countries in the Caribbean 
Basin. For preferential duty treatment under CBTPA, CBP requires under 
19 CFR 10.234 and 10.236 that importers have a CBTPA Certification of 
Origin (CBP Form 450) in their possession at the time of the claim and 
that importers provide it to CBP upon request. CBP Form 450 collects 
data such as contact information for the exporter, importer and 
producer, and information about the goods being claimed.
    This collection of information is provided for by 19 CFR 10.224. 
CBP Form 450 is accessible at https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date with no change to the estimated burden hours. There are 
no changes to CBP Form 450 or to the data collected on this form.
    Type of Review: Extension without change.
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 15.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 286.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 4,292.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,584.

    Dated: February 24, 2020.
Seth D. Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
[FR Doc. 2020-04048 Filed 2-27-20; 8:45 am]