Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection: Required Advance Electronic Presentation of Cargo Information
GAO-04-319R: Dec 18, 2003
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) new rule on electronic presentation of cargo information. GAO found that (1) the rule requires that the CBP must receive, by way of a CBP-approved electronic data interchange system, information pertaining to cargo before it is either bought into or sent from the United States by any mode of commercial transportation, and (2) CBP complied with all applicable requirements in promulgating the law.