[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 50 (Thursday, March 15, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 12181]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-4766]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Bureau of Customs and Border Protection


Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Application--Alternative 
Inspection Services/FAST Commercial Driver Application

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and 
respondent burden, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 
invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an 
information collection requirement concerning the Application--
Alternative Inspection Services/FAST Commercial Driver Application. 
This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 14, 2007, 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of Customs and Border 
Protection, Information Services Group, Attn.: Tracey Denning, 1300 
Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 3.2.C, Washington, DC 20229.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be directed to Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Attn.: 
Tracey Denning, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.2C, Washington, DC 
20229, Tel. (202) 344-1429.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information 
collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 
104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). The comments should address: (a) Whether 
the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance 
of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimates of 
the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) 
ways to minimize the burden including the use of automated collection 
techniques or the use of other forms of information technology; and (e) 
estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operations, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. The 
comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the CBP 
request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All 
comments will become a matter of public record. In this document CBP is 
soliciting comments concerning the following information collection:
    Title: Application--Alternative Inspection Services/FAST Commercial 
Driver Application.
    OMB Number: 1651-0121.
    Form Number: CBP Forms I-823 and 823F.
    Abstract: The purpose of the Alternative Inspection Services and 
FAST Programs are to prescreen applicants and their vehicles in order 
to expedite travelers seeking admission to the United States. CBP plans 
to institute a web-based system for applicants to apply for Alternative 
Inspection Services and the FAST Program, and to phase out the paper 
versions of the I-823 and the 823F.
    Current Actions: This submission is being submitted to extend the 
expiration date.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change to the burden hours).
    Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 275,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour and 6 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 304,000.
    Estimated Total Annualized Cost on the Public: $7,740,000.

    Dated: March 7, 2007.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, Information Services Branch.
 [FR Doc. E7-4766 Filed 3-14-07; 8:45 am]
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