Import Permit Applications (42 CFR 71.54)

ICR 202206-0920-007

OMB: 0920-0199

Federal Form Document

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ICR Details
0920-0199 202206-0920-007
Received in OIRA 202101-0920-009
HHS/CDC 0920-0199
Import Permit Applications (42 CFR 71.54)
No material or nonsubstantive change to a currently approved collection   No
Regular 06/13/2022
  Requested Previously Approved
08/31/2024 08/31/2024
2,483 2,483
764 764
29,228 29,228

This information collection supports Section 361 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act (42 U.S.C. 264) and prevents the introduction, transmission, or spread of communicable diseases from foreign countries into the States or possessions, or from one State or possession into any other State or possession. This is a request for nonmaterial/non-substantive changes to reflect the changes in the published 6th edition of Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) and will not affect the burden in completing the form.

US Code: 42 USC CFR Part 71.55 Name of Law: Importation of Human Remains
   US Code: 42 USC 264 Name of Law: PHSA
   US Code: 42 USC CFR Part 71.54 Name of Law: FOREIGN QUARANTINE - Subpart F--Importations

Not associated with rulemaking

  85 FR 66987 10/21/2020
86 FR 14120 03/12/2021

  Total Request Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 2,483 2,483 0 0 0 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 764 764 0 0 0 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 29,228 29,228 0 0 0 0
The Import Permit Program implemented a new electronic data collection system that is more efficient and reduces the need to consult guidance documents. There is also an adjustment to the estimated number of respondents requesting permits to import live bats.

Yes Part B of Supporting Statement
Kevin Joyce 404 639-1944 [email protected]


On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
    (i) Why the information is being collected;
    (ii) Use of information;
    (iii) Burden estimate;
    (iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
    (v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
    (vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.

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