[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 70 (Friday, April 10, 2020)]
[Pages 20287-20288]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-07518]



U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Record of Vessel 
Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase

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 May 11, 2020) to be 
assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

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 68181) on December 
13, 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: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase.
    OMB Number: 1651-0027.
    Form Number: CBP Form 226.
    Abstract: 19 U.S.C. 1466(a) provides for a 50 percent ad valorem 

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assessed on a vessel master or owner for any repairs, purchases, or 
expenses incurred in a foreign country by a commercial vessel 
documented under the laws of the United States. CBP Form 226, Record of 
Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase, is used by the master or 
owner of a vessel to declare and file entry on equipment, repairs, 
parts, or materials purchased for the vessel in a foreign country. This 
information enables CBP to assess duties on these foreign repairs, 
parts, or materials. CBP Form 226 is provided for by 19 CFR 4.7 and 
4.14 and is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/document/forms/form-226-record-vessel-foreign-repair-or-equipment-purchase.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to the 
information collected on Form 226.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 100.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 11.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 1,100.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,200.

    Dated: April 6, 2020.
Seth D. Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
[FR Doc. 2020-07518 Filed 4-9-20; 8:45 am]