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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Agency Information Collection Activities; Crew Member's Declaration

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.
ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing information collection.
SUMMARY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security 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: Crew Member's Declaration (Form 5129). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This information collection was previously published in theFederal Register(77 FR 40892) on June 11, 2012, 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 1320.10.
DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 1, 2012.
ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this 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 U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail tooira_submission@omb.eop.govor faxed to (202) 395-5806.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, at 202-325-0265.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

CBP invites the general public and affected Federal agencies to submit written comments and suggestions on proposed and/or continuing information collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L. 104-13). Your comments should address one of the following four points:

(1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/component, including whether the information will have practical utility;

(2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;

(3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and

(4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological techniques or other forms of information.

Title:Crew Member's Declaration.

OMB Number:1651-0021.

Form Number:Form 5129.

Abstract:CBP Form 5129,Crew Member's Declaration,is a declaration made by crew members listing all goods acquired abroad which are in his/her possession at the time of arrival in the United States. The data collected on CBP Form 5129 are used for compliance with currency reporting requirements, supplemental immigration documentation, agricultural quarantine matters, and the importation of merchandise by crew members who complete the individual declaration. This form is authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1431 and provided for by 19 CFR 4.7, 4.81, 122.44, 122.46, 122.83, 122.84 and 148.61-148.67. CBP Form 5129 is accessible athttp://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_5129.pdf.

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

Type of Review:Extension (without change).

Affected Public:Businesses and Individuals.

Estimated Number of Respondents:6,000,000.

Estimated Number of Annual Responses:6,000,000.

Estimated Time per Response:10 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:996,000.

Dated: September 27, 2012. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.