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DHS/USCBP RIN: 1651-AB03 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Continuing Education Requirements for Customs Brokers 
Abstract:

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plans to seek input on a proposal to issue amendments to CBP regulations which would establish a continued education requirement for licensed customs brokers. The amendments would also allow CBP to accredit a limited number of organizations to evaluate and approve courses offered to meet the continuing education requirement. The broker continuing education program will increase professionalism within the broker community, recognize certain brokers as subject matter experts, keep brokers up to date on current customs laws and regulations, and improve overall trade compliance.

 
Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 19 U.S.C. 66    19 U.S.C. 1202 (General Note 3(i), Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States)    19 U.S.C. 1624    19 U.S.C. 1641   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  To Be Determined 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Heather Sykes
Branch Chief, Broker Management
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
1400 L Street NW, 11th Floor, Mail Stop 1154,
Washington, DC 20229
Phone:202 863-6099
Email: heather.sykes@cbp.dhs.gov