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DHS/USCBP RIN: 1651-AB03 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: Continuing Education Requirements for Customs Brokers 
Abstract:

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is amending the CBP regulations that would establish a continuing 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 continuing education requirement will increase professionalism within the broker community, enhance the subject matter expertise of brokers, 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: Final 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
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  10/28/2020  85 FR 68260   
ANPRM Comment Period End  12/28/2020 
NPRM  09/10/2021  86 FR 50794   
NPRM Comment Period End  11/09/2021 
Final Rule  02/00/2023 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Elena Ryan
Special Advisor, Programs and Policy Analysis
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
90 K Street NE,
Washington, DC 20002
Phone:202 325-0001
Email: broker.continuing.education@cbp.dhs.gov

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
Email: melba.hubbard@cbp.dhs.gov