U.S. Customs and Border Protection published the final Trade Act regulations in the Federal Register on December 5, 2003. The rules require advance transmission of electronic cargo information to CBP for both arriving and departing cargo and provide for various effective dates depending upon the mode of transportation. CBP has consolidated the implementation strategy of the 24-hour rule and the implementation strategy of the Trade Act. The guidance set forth below encompasses past and current 24-hour rule guidance as well as Trade Act guidance.
- Reminder to Carriers
- Updated PAPS Procedures, Invoices and Release Dates
- New Enforcement Date for Implementation of FAST Card Requirement for BRASS Shipment Drivers
- Delay in CBP Enforcement of the Data Element "Shipper" as it is defined in the Trade Act of 2002 Final Rule
- Required Advance Electronic Presentation of Cargo Information: Compliance Dates for Truck Carriers
- Extension of Informed Compliance Period for Truck In-bond
- Implementation of Phase Four Truck Trade Act Enforcement