[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 87 (Tuesday, May 5, 2020)]
[Pages 26697-26698]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-09542]



U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Vessel Entrance or 
Clearance Statement

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.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and must be submitted no later than May 
19, 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 (85 FR 1818) on January 
13, 2020, 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: Vessel Entrance or Clearance Statement.
    OMB Number: 1651-0019.

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    Form Number: CBP Form 1300.
    Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with a decrease to the burden hours due to 
updated agency estimates. There is no change to the information being 
    Type of Review: Extension (with change).
    Abstract: CBP Form 1300, Vessel Entrance or Clearance Statement, is 
used to collect essential commercial vessel data at time of formal 
entrance and clearance in U.S. ports. The form allows the master to 
attest to the truthfulness of all CBP forms associated with the 
manifest package, and collects information about the vessel, cargo, 
purpose of entrance, certificate numbers, and expiration for various 
certificates. It also serves as a record of fees and tonnage tax 
payments in order to prevent overpayments. CBP Form 1300 was developed 
through agreement by the United Nations Intergovernmental Maritime 
Consultative Organization (IMCO) in conjunction with the United States 
and various other countries. This form is authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1431, 
1433, and 1434, and provided for by 19 CFR part 4, and accessible at 
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,624.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 72.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 188,928.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 94,464.

    Dated: April 30, 2020.
Seth D. Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
[FR Doc. 2020-09542 Filed 5-4-20; 8:45 am]