U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released for publication in the Federal Register a notice that requests comments on identifying existing regulations that can be modified or withdrawn in order to reduce regulatory costs.
The president in early 2017 signed two executive orders that focused on reducing regulations. In response, today’s CBP release [PDF 209 KB] requests “comments and information … to assist CBP in identifying existing regulations, paperwork requirements, and other regulatory obligations that can be modified or repealed to achieve savings of time and money while continuing to achieve CBP’s statutory obligations.”
Comments are due 90 days after this notice is published in the Federal Register on September 12, 2017.
CBP’s release asks interested parties to consider the following questions when responding:
CBP has requested that the regulation(s) or reporting requirement(s) at issue be specifically identified and cited.
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