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DHS/USCBP RIN: 1651-AB03 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: Continuing Education Requirements for Customs Brokers 

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is seeking 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: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
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
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  10/28/2020  85 FR 68260   
ANPRM Comment Period End  12/28/2020 
NPRM  07/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Melba Hubbard
Chief, Broker Management Branch
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 9th Floor,
Washington, DC 20229
Phone:202 325-6986