FR Alert – Covering:02/12/2020

Todays Federal Register


Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that sales of finished carbon steel flanges (flanges) from Spain were made at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), February 8, 2017 through May 31, 2018. [[Page 7920]] DATES: Applicable February 12, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marc Castillo or Mark Flessner, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0519 or (202) 482-6312, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the initiation of this administrative review on August 10, 2018.\1\ These final results cover six companies for which an administrative review was initiated and not rescinded. On August 13, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results of this administrative review and invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary
[20-02777][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made during the period July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marcia E. Short, 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: 202-482-1560. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce’s regulations provide that it will publish in the Federal Register a list of scope rulings on a quarterly basis.\1\ Our most recent notification of scope rulings was published on January 16, 2020.\2\ This current notice covers all scope rulings and anti- circumvention determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance between July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019. ————————————————————————— \1\ See 19 CFR 351.225(o). \2\ See Notice of Scope Rulings, 85 FR 2712 (Jan. 16, 2020). —————————————————————————
[20-02776][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 7919] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [] [FR Doc No: 2020-02788] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-07-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 52–Hauppauge, New York, Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Regent Tek Industries, Inc. (Road Marking Material), Shirley, New York Regent Tek Industries, Inc. (Regent Tek), submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Shirley, New York. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on January 31, 2020.
[20-02788][Full Article] [PDF]


Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This document contains a notice of exemption issued by the Department of Labor (the Department) from certain of the prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code). The exemption affects the ability of certain entities with specified relationships to UBS AG (UBS), UBS Securities Japan Co., Ltd. (UBS Securities Japan), and UBS (France) S.A. (UBS France) to continue to rely upon relief provided by Prohibited Transaction Exemption 84-14. DATES: This exemption will be in effect for five years beginning on February 20, 2020 and ending on February 20, 2025. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Brian Mica of the Department at (202) 693-8402. (This is not a toll-free number.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 30, 2019, the Department published a notice of proposed exemption in the Federal Register at 84 FR 51621, permitting certain entities with specified relationships to UBS to continue to rely upon the relief provided by PTE 84-14 \1\ for a period of five years, notwithstanding certain criminal convictions, as described herein (the Convictions) and the 2019 French Conviction. ————————————————————————— \1\ 49 FR 9494, March 13, 1984, as corrected at 50 FR 41430 
[20-02834][Full Article] [PDF]


Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is issuing this interim final rule to amend its Foreign Quarantine regulations, to enable CDC to require airlines to collect, and provide to CDC, certain data regarding passengers and crew arriving from foreign countries for the purposes of health education, treatment, prophylaxis, or other appropriate public health interventions, including travel restrictions. DATES: Effective date: This interim final rule is effective on February 7, 2020. Comment date: Written comments are invited and must be submitted on or before March 13, 2020. Expiration date: Unless extended after consideration of submitted comments, this interim final rule will cease to be in effect on the earlier of (1) the date that is two incubation periods after the last known case of 2019-nCoV, or (2) when the Secretary determines there is no longer a need for this interim final rule. The Secretary will publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the expiration date. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services as specified below. Any comment that is submitted will be made available to the public. Comments must be identified by RIN 0920-AA75. Because of staff and resource limitations, 
[20-02731][Full Article] [PDF]


Agency Notice
SUMMARY: On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will open and publicly announce bids received for blocks offered in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Region-wide Oil and Gas Lease Sale 254 (GOM Region-wide Sale 254), in accordance with the provisions of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, as amended, and the implementing regulations issued pursuant thereto. The GOM Region-wide Sale 254 Final Notice of Sale (NOS) package contains information essential to potential bidders, and consists of the NOS, information to lessees, and lease stipulations. DATES: BOEM will hold GOM Region-wide Sale 254 at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. All times referred to in this document are Central time, unless otherwise specified. Bid submission deadline: BOEM must receive all sealed bids between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on normal working days prior to the sale, or from 8:00 a.m. until the bid submission deadline of 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the day before the lease sale. For more information on bid submission, see Section VII, “Bidding Instructions.” ADDRESSES: Bids will be accepted prior to the bid submission deadline at 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123. Public bid reading for GOM Region-wide Sale 254 will be held at 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, N
[20-02716][Full Article] [PDF]