[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 129 (Monday, July 7, 2014)]
[Page 38327]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-15741]



U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Application to Pay Off 
or Discharge an Alien Crewman

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 

ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; extension of an 
existing collection of information.


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: 
Application to Pay Off or Discharge an Alien Crewman. 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 or to the information collected. 
This document is published to obtain comments from the public and 
affected agencies.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 6, 2014 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
this proposed 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 Customs and Border Protection, 
Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to [email protected] or 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, 90 
K Street NE., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, at 202-325-0265.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register (79 FR 22521) on April 22, 
2014, 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. 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 (Public Law 
104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3507). 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) 
the annual costs to respondents or record keepers from the collection 
of information (total capital/startup costs and operations and 
maintenance costs). The comments that are submitted will be summarized 
and included in the CBP request for 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 to Pay Off or Discharge Alien Crewman.
    OMB Number: 1651-0106.
    Form Number: I-408.
    Abstract: CBP Form I-408, Application to Pay Off or Discharge Alien 
Crewman, is used as an application by the owner, agent, consignee, 
charterer, master, or commanding officer of any vessel or aircraft 
arriving in the United States to obtain permission from the Secretary 
of the Department of Homeland Security to pay off or discharge alien 
crewmen. This form is submitted to the CBP officer having jurisdiction 
over the area in which the vessel or aircraft is located at the time of 
application. CBP Form I-408 is authorized by Section 256 of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1286) and provided for by 8 
CFR 252.1(h). This form is accessible at: http://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/CBP%20Form%20I-408.pdf.
    Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with no change to the burden hours or to the 
information collected.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 85,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 25 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 35,360.

    Dated: June 30, 2014.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2014-15741 Filed 7-3-14; 8:45 am]