DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 68557-68558] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-23998] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges; In the Matter of: Junior Joel Joseph, 5808 Turkey Lake Road, Orlando, FL 32819 On April 12, 2019, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Junior Joel Joseph (“Junior Joseph”) was convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. 371, Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act, 22 U.S.C.A. 2778 (2012) (“AECA”), the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C 1701, et seq. (2012)) (“IEEPA”) and 18 U.S.C. 554(a). Specifically, Junior Joseph was convicted of conspiring to illegally export and send firearms and ammunition from the United States to Haiti without having obtained the

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[Notices] [Pages 68558-68559] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-24000] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges; In the Matter of: Jimy Joseph, 5764 Grand Canyon Drive, Orlando, FL 32810 On May 22, 2019, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Jimy Joseph was convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. 371 and 18 U.S.C. 554(a). Specifically, Jimy Joseph was convicted of conspiring to illegally export and send firearms and ammunition from the United States to Haiti without having obtained the required authorization, license, or approval, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 371; and for fraudulently and knowingly exporting, sending, and attempting to export AR-15 Type Rifles, Glock semi-automatic pistols, and ammunition

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SUMMARY: In this final rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to revise the license review policy for items controlled for national security reasons destined to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Venezuela, or the Russian Federation (Russia). With this revision, BIS and reviewing agencies will determine whether the export, reexport, or transfer (in- country) of items controlled for National Security (NS) reasons will make a material contribution to the “development,” “production,” maintenance, repair, or operation of weapons systems of the PRC, Venezuela, or the Russian Federation, as well as setting forth several factors that will be considered in reviewing license applications. DATES: This rule is effective October 29, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharron Cook, Regulatory Policy Division, Bureau of Industry and Security, Email: Sharron.cook@bis.doc.gov or Phone: 202-492-2440. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Bureau of Industry and Security is amending the license review policy for items that have a national security (NS) reason for control (i.e., pursuant to the Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to find that the respondents selected for individual examination were in compliance with the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation on Sugar from Mexico (AD Agreement), as amended on June 30, 2017, (collectively, amended AD Agreement), during the period of review (POR) from December 1, 2017 through November 30, 2018, and that the amended AD Agreement is meeting the statutory requirements under sections 734(c) and (d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). DATES: Applicable October 29, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sally C. Gannon or David Cordell, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0162 or (202) 482-0408, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 6, 2020, Commerce published the Preliminary Results of this administrative review.\1\ On February 20, 2020, Commerce issued a second supplemental questionnaire to the respondents, Ingenio P[aacute]nuco, S.A.P.I. de C.V. (P[aacute]nuco) and Ingenio Adolfo L[oacute]pez Mateos S.A. de C.V. and its affiliates \2\ (Grupo

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SUMMARY: On October 19, 2020, the United States Court of International Trade (the Court) entered final judgment sustaining the final results of remand redetermination pursuant to court order by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) pertaining to the 2015 countervailing duty (CVD) administrative review of the order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (solar cells), from the People’s Republic of China (China). Commerce is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with Commerce’s final results in the 2015 administrative review of solar cells from China, and that Commerce is amending the final results. DATES: Applicable: October 29, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caitlin Monks, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-2670. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 23, 2018, Commerce published its final results of the 2015 administrative review of solar cells.\1\ Commerce reached affirmative determinations for mandatory respondents Canadian Solar Inc. and its

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to find that the respondents selected for individual examination were in compliance with the Agreement Suspending the Countervailing Duty Investigation on Sugar from Mexico (CVD Agreement), as amended on June 30, 2017 (collectively, amended CVD Agreement), and that the amended CVD Agreement is meeting the statutory requirements under sections 704(c) and (d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), during the period of review (POR) from January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable October 29, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sally C. Gannon or David Cordell, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0162 or (202) 482-0408, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 6, 2020, Commerce published the Preliminary Results of this administrative review.\1\ On March 6, 2020, the American Sugar Coalition and its members (collectively ASC),\2\ the petitioners, filed a request for a hearing, which they later withdrew.\3\ On June 24, 2020, Commerce set the briefing schedule for the final results of this

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[Notices] [Pages 68559-68560] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-23972] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-570-135] Certain Chassis and Subassemblies Thereof From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable October 29, 2020.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the Yemen Sanctions Regulations and reissuing them in their entirety to further implement Executive Order 13611 of May 16, 2012, “Blocking Property of Persons Threatening the Peace, Security, or Stability of Yemen.” This final rule replaces the regulations that were published in abbreviated form on November 9, 2012, with a more comprehensive set of regulations that includes additional interpretive and definitional guidance, general licenses, statements of licensing policy, and other regulatory provisions that will provide further guidance to the public. Due to the number of regulatory sections being updated or added, OFAC is reissuing the Yemen Sanctions Regulations in their entirety. DATES: This rule is effective October 29, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Assistant Director for Licensing, 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, 202-622-4855; or Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, 202-622-2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice (Notice) of receipt of an application (Application), filed on October 19, 2020, by Driftwood LNG LLC (Driftwood). Driftwood seeks to amend the export term set forth in its current authorization to export liquefied [[Page 68570]] natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement countries, DOE/FE Order No. 4373, to a term ending on December 31, 2050. Driftwood filed the Application under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and DOE’s policy statement entitled, “Extending Natural Gas Export Authorizations to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries Through the Year 2050” (Policy Statement). Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments on the requested term extension are invited. DATES: Protests, motions to intervene or notices of intervention, as applicable, requests for additional procedures, and written comments are to be filed using procedures detailed in the Public Comment Procedures section no later than 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, November 13, 2020. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by Email

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of this person is blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with this person. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for effective date(s). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; or Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202-622-4855. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (https://www.treasury.gov/ofac).

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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SUMMARY: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is amending the egg products inspection regulations to require official plants that process egg products (herein also referred to as “egg products plants” or “plants”) to develop and implement Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Systems and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (Sanitation SOPs) and to meet other sanitation requirements consistent with FSIS’s meat and poultry regulations. DATES: This rule is effective December 28, 2020, except for: The amendments to 9 CFR 590.146, 590.149(a), 590.500, 590.502, 590.504(f), (g), (h), (i), (j), (k), (l), (m), (n), (p), and (q), 590.506, 590.508, 590.510(a), (c)(1) and (c)(3), and (d), 590.515, 590.516 section heading and (a), 590.520, 590.522, 590.530, 590.532, 590.534, 590.536, 590.538, 590.539, 590.540, 590.542, 590.544, 590.546 through 590.550, 590.552, 590.560, 590.570(a), 591.1(a) and 591.2(b), which are effective October 29, 2021; and The amendments to 9 CFR 417.7(b), 590.149(b) and (c), 590.504(d)(1) and (2), 590.504(o)(1), (2), and (3), 590.570(b), 590.575, 590.580(b)(1), 591.1(b), and 591.2(a) and (c), which are effective October 31, 2022. Comment date: FSIS is seeking comments on the Egg Products Hazards and Controls Guide. Commenters may use the Egg Products Hazards and Controls Guide during

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received an amended complaint entitled Certain Digital Imaging Devices and Products Containing the Same and Components Thereof, DN 3494; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the amended complaint or complainant’s filing pursuant to the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. The public version of the amended complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov . The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing- impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission has received an amended complaint and

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SUMMARY: The Office of United States Trade Representative is announcing the effective date of modifications to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) concerning the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (USCTPA). DATES: This notice is applicable on January 1, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant General Counsel Erin Rogers (202) 395-9126 or Erin_F_Rogers@ustr.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Background Section 1206(a) of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 (1988 Act) (19 U.S.C. 3006(a)) authorizes the President to proclaim modifications to the HTSUS based on the recommendations of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) under section 1205 of the 1988 Act (19 U.S.C. 3005) if the President determines that the modifications conform to U.S. obligations under the International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (Convention) and do not run counter to the national economic interest of the United States. The ITC has recommended modifications to the HTSUS pursuant to section 1205 of the 1988 Act to conform the HTSUS to amendments made to the Convention.

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