FR Alert – Covering:02/05/2019

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 1703-1704] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-00856] [[Page 1703]] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security In the Matter of: Shavkat Abdullaev, Inmate Number: 73083-279, Moshannon Valley Correctional Institution, 555 Geo Drive, Philipsburg, PA 16866; Order Denying Export Privileges On December 1, 2016, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Shavkat Abdullaev (“Abdullaev”) was convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C.
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE or the Department) announces public meetings for the variable refrigerant flow multi-split air conditioners and heat pumps (VRF multi-split systems) working group. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) requires that agencies publish notice of an advisory committee meeting in the Federal Register. DATES: DOE will hold a public meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Friday, February 22, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Washington, DC. The meetings will also be broadcast as a webinar. ADDRESSES: The public meetings will be held at Federal Mediation & Conciliation Services, Room 7008, 250 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20427. Please see the PUBLIC PARTICIPATION section of this notification for additional information on attending the public meeting, including webinar registration information, participant instructions, and information about the capabilities available to webinar participants. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Cymbalsky, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Building Technologies (EE-5B), 950 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 287-1692. Email: ASRAC@ee.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 10, 2018, the Appliance Standards
[19-00885][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This notice announces an open teleconference call of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT). To receive the call-in number and passcode, please contact the Board’s Designated Federal Officer at the address or phone number listed below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Li, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20585. Phone number 202-287-5718, and email: michael.li@ee.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: To make recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy regarding goals and objectives, programmatic and administrative policies, and to otherwise carry out the Board’s responsibilities as designated in the State Energy Efficiency Programs Improvement Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101-440). Tentative Agenda: Discuss recommendations from STEAB to the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. Written
[19-00921][Full Article] [PDF]

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border [[Page 1773]] Protection (“CBP”) has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of Rhythmlink International, LLC’s self-adhesive cutaneous electrode. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded that the country of origin of the self-adhesive cutaneous electrode is the United States for purposes of U.S. Government procurement. DATES: The final determination was issued on January 29, 2019. A copy of the final determination is attached. Any party-at-interest, as defined in 19 CFR 177.22(d), may seek judicial review of this final determination no later than March 7, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Kim, Valuation and Special Programs Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of Trade (202) 325- 0158. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that on January 29, 2019, pursuant to subpart B of Part 177, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Regulations (19 CFR part 177, subpart B), CBP issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of Rhythmlink International, LLC’s self-adhesive cutaneous electrode, which may be offered to the U.S. Government under an undesignated government
[19-01116][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain Ethernet switches, routers and network cards. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded in the final determination that the United States is the country of origin of the Ethernet switches, routers and network cards for purposes of U.S. Government procurement. DATES: The final determination was issued on January 29, 2019. A copy of the final determination is attached. Any party-at-interest, as defined in 19 CFR Sec. 177.22(d), may seek judicial review of this final determination within March 7, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tebsy Paul, Entry Process and Duty Refunds Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of Trade (202) 325- 0195. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that on January 29, 2019, pursuant to subpart B of Part 177, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Regulations (19 CFR part 177, subpart B), CBP issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain Ethernet switches, routers and network cards, which may be offered to the U.S. Government under an undesignated government procurement contract. This final determination, HQ H290670, was issued under procedures set forth at 19 CFR part 177, subpart B, which implements
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Botulinum Toxin Products, Processes for Manufacturing or Relating to Same and Certain Products Containing the Same, DN 3359; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the 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 complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205- 2000. 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 informa
[19-01044][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 1784-1785] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-01069] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701-TA-591 and 731-TA-1399 (Final)] Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From China; Determinations On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (“Commission”) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of common alloy aluminum sheet from China, provided for in subheadings 7606.11.30, 7606.11.60, 7606.12.30, 7606.12.60, 7606.91.30, 7606.91.60, 7606.92.30, and 7606.92.60 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the U.S.
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Taurine (2- Aminoethanesulfonic Acid), Methods of Production and Processes for Making the Same, and Products Containing the Same, DN 3360; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the 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 [[Page 1786]] 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. 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 
[19-01120][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 1785] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-01024] ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701-TA-593 and 594 and 731-TA-1402 and 1404 (Final)] Large Diameter Welded Pipe From China and India; Determinations On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (“Commission”) determines,\2\ pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of carbon and alloy (other than stainless) steel large diameter welded line pipe from India provided for in subheadings 7305.11.10, 7305.11.50, 7305.12.10, 7305.12.50, 7305.19.10, and 7305.19.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
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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) listed below. The International Trade Commission (the Commission) is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Reviews which covers the same order(s). DATES: Applicable January 1, 2019.\1\ ————————————————————————— \1\ Commerce exercised its discretion to toll all deadlines affected by the partial federal government closure from December 22, 2018, through the resumption of operations on January 29, 2019. See Memorandum to the Record from Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, “Deadlines Affected by the Partial Shutdown of the Federal Government,” dated January 28, 2019. Accordingly, this notice is issued within that 40-day tolling period. 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 
[19-01271][Full Article] [PDF]
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) listed below. The International Trade Commission (the Commission) is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Reviews which covers the same order(s). DATES: Applicable February 1, 2019. 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 Commission 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, 1998) and 70 FR 62061 (October 28, 2005). Guidance on methodological or
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