DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Office of the Secretary, the Department of Commerce (DOC), announces the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of the Performance Review Board. The Performance Review Board is responsible for reviewing performance appraisals and ratings of Senior Executive Service (SES) members and Senior Level (SL) members and making recommendations to the appointing authority on other performance management issues, such as pay adjustments, bonuses and Presidential Rank Awards. The appointment of these members to the Performance Review Board will be for a period of twenty-four (24) months. DATES: The period of appointment for those individuals selected for the Office of the Secretary Performance Review Board begins on November 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joan Nagielski, U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Human Resources Management, Department of Commerce Human Capital Client Services, Office of Employment and Compensation, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW, Room 50013, Washington, DC 20230, at (202) 482-6342. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), the Office of the Secretary, Department of Commerce (DOC), announces the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of the Office of the Secretary Performance Review Board. The

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain steel nails (steel nails) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) were sold in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. DATES: Applicable November 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maisha Cryor or Eva Kim, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5831 or (202) 482-8283, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 13, 2015, Commerce published the antidumping duty (AD) Order on steel nails from Korea.\1\ On July 1, 2019, Commerce notified interested parties of the opportunity to request an administrative review of orders with anniversaries in July 2019.\2\ On July 11, 30, and 31, Koram Inc. (Koram), Je-il Wire Production Co., Ltd. (Je-il), Korea Wire Co., Ltd. (Kowire), and Mid Continent Steel & Wire, Inc. (the petitioner), respectively, requested that Commerce conduct an administrative review with respect to 131 companies.\3\ On September 9,

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on high pressure steel cylinders from the People’s Republic of China for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the requests for review. DATES: Applicable November 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theodore Pearson, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-2631. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 2, 2020, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on high pressure steel cylinders from Italy for the POR January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.\1\ Commerce received timely-filed requests for an administrative review from Norris Cylinder Company (the petitioner) \2\ and Beijing Tianhai Industry Co. Ltd., Tianjin Tianhai High Pressure Container Co., Ltd., and Langfang Tianhai High Pressure Container Co., Ltd. (collectively, BTIC),\3\ in accordance with section 751(a) of the

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[Notices] [Pages 69586-69588] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-24323] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity To Request Administrative Review AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda E. Brown, Office of AD/CVD Operations, Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482- 4735.

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance, a proposal for a three-year extension, with changes, of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed collection will provide DOE with the information necessary to meet its statutory and regulatory obligations under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 and the DOE NEPA implementing regulations, which requires EERE to perform environmental impact analyses prior to making a decision to provide Federal funding for research, development and demonstration projects funded by DOE. DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before December 3, 2020. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the DOE Desk Officer at OMB of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395-4650. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting “Currently under 30-day Review– Open for Public Comments” or by using the sea

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[Notices] [Pages 69611-69615] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-24273] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP21-2-000] Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.; Notice of Scoping Period Requesting Comments on Environmental Issues for the Proposed Lines DT and DS Replacement Project Amendment The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will prepare an environmental document, that will discuss the environmental impacts of the Lines DT and DS Replacement Project Amendment (Amendment) involving abandonment of facilities by Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star) in Anderson and

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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SUMMARY: Synthetic biology is a multidisciplinary field of research that involves the design, modification, and creation of biological systems and holds broad promise to advance both basic and applied research in areas ranging from materials science to molecular medicine. However, synthetic nucleic acids and associated technologies may also pose risks if misused. To reduce the risk that individuals with ill intent may exploit the application of nucleic acid synthesis technology to obtain genetic material derived from or encoding Select Agents and Toxins and, as applicable, agents on the Export Administration Regulations’ (EAR’s) Commerce Control List (CCL), the U.S. Government issued guidance in 2010 providing a framework for screening synthetic double-stranded DNA (dsDNA). This document, the Screening Framework Guidance for Providers of Synthetic Double-Stranded DNA (Guidance), sets forth recommended baseline standards for the gene and genome synthesis industry and other providers of synthetic dsDNA products, regarding the screening of orders, so they are filled in compliance with U.S. regulations prohibiting the possession, use, and transfer of specific pathogens and biological toxins. The other goals of the Guidance are to encourage best practices in addressing biosecurity concerns associated with the potential misuse of these products

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 70004-70026] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-24221] [[Page 70003]] Vol. 85 Tuesday, No. 213 November 3, 2020 Part VI Department of Justice

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more entity and aircraft 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 and these aircraft are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. 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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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The IRS is soliciting comments on forms used by business entity taxpayers: Forms 1065, 1066, 1120, 1120-C, 1120-F, 1120-H, 1120-ND, 1120-S, 1120-SF, 1120-FSC, 1120-L, 1120-PC, 1120-REIT, 1120-RIC, 1120-POL; and related attachments to these forms (see the Appendix to this notice). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 4, 2021 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Paul Adams, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Sara Covington, at (737) 800-6149, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Today, over 90 percent of all business entity tax returns are prepared using software by the taxpayer or with preparer assistance.

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) is automatically initiating the five-year reviews (Sunset Reviews) of the antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) order(s) and suspended investigation(s) listed below. The International Trade Commission (the ITC) is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Reviews which covers the same order(s) and suspended investigation(s). DATES: Applicable November 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commerce official identified in the Initiation of Review section below at AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. For information from the ITC, contact Mary Messer, Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission at (202) 205-3193. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce’s procedures for the conduct of Sunset Reviews are set forth in its Procedures for Conducting Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 63 FR 13516 (March 20,

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that mattresses from Thailand are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable November 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paola Aleman Ordaz, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4031. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [[Page 69569]] Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on April 24, 2020.\1\ On August 11, 2020, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation and the revised deadline is now

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that mattresses from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable November 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacob Keller, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4849. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on April 24, 2020.\1\ On August 11, 2020, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation and the revised deadline is now October 27, 2020.\2\ For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this investigation, see the Preliminary

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that mattresses from Malaysia are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable November 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Simonidis or Dennis McClure, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0608 or (202) 482-5973, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on April 24, 2020.\1\ On August 11, 2020, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation and the revised deadline is now October 27, 2020.\2\ For a complete description of the events that

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that mattresses from Serbia are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable November 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua DeMoss, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3362. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on April 24, 2020.\1\ On August 11, 2020, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation and the revised deadline is now October 27, 2020.\2\ For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this investigation, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.\3\ A list of topics included in the Preliminary

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that mattresses from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable November 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Bailey or Dakota Potts, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0193 or (202) 482-0223, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on April 24, 2020.\1\ On August 11, 2020, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation and the revised deadline is now October 27, 2020.\2\ For a complete description of the events that

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that mattresses from Cambodia are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable November 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John McGowan or Preston Cox, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3019 or (202) 482-5041, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on April 24, 2020.\1\ On August 11, 2020, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation, and the revised deadline is now October 27, 2020.\2\ For a complete description of the events that

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that mattresses from Indonesia are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable November 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janae Martin or Rebecca Trainor, AD/ CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0238 or (202) 482-4007, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on April 24, 2020.\1\ On August 11, 2020, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation and the revised deadline is now October 27, 2020.\2\ For a complete description of the events that

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[Notices] [Pages 69580-69584] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-24333] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-428-850, A-588-880, A-580-911, A-469-824] Thermal Paper From Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Spain: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable October 27, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Goldberger at (202) 482-4136

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[Notices] [Page 69643] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-24276] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701-TA-432 and 731-TA-1024-1028 (Third Review) and AA1921-188 (Fifth Review)] Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, and Thailand Determinations On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject five-year reviews, the United States International Trade Commission (“Commission”) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”), that revocation of the countervailing duty order on prestressed

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[Notices] [Page 69643] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-24248] ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701-TA-459 and 731-TA-1155 (Second Review)] Commodity Matchbooks From India Determinations On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject five-year reviews, the United States International Trade Commission (“Commission”) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”), that revocation of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on commodity matchbooks from India would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1550-1553 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of polyester textured yarn from Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam, provided for in subheadings 5402.33.3000 and 5402.33.6000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by December 14, 2020. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by December 21, 2020. DATE: October 28, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andres Andrade (202) 205-2078, Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacti

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