8 CFR 273.6 - Memorandum of Understanding.

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§ 273.6 Memorandum of Understanding.

(a) Carriers may apply to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Service for an automatic reduction, refund, or waiver of fines imposed under section 273 of the Act.

(b) Carriers signatory to an MOU will not be required to apply for reduction, refund, or waiver of fines in accordance with the procedures outlined in 8 CFR 280.12 and 8 CFR 280.51, but will follow procedures as set forth in the MOU.

(c) Carriers signatory to an MOU will have fines reduced, refunded, or waived according to performance standards enumerated in the MOU or as determined by the Service.

(d) Carriers signatory to an MOU are not precluded from seeking additional reduction, refund, or waiver of fines in accordance with the procedures outlined in 8 CFR 280.12 and 8 CFR 280.51.

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Title 8 published on 2016-09-20

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 8 CFR Part 273 after this date.

  • 2016-10-20; vol. 81 # 203 - Thursday, October 20, 2016
    1. 81 FR 72481 - Establishment of the Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS)
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This final rule is effective on October 20, 2016. Compliance Dates: The compliance date is November 29, 2016 or as set forth in § 215.24(c). Comments: Comments must be received on or before January 18, 2017.
      8 CFR Parts 212, 214, 215, and 273