FR Alert – Covering:02/21/2020

Todays Federal Register

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cold- rolled steel flat products (CR Steel) from the United Kingdom (UK) for the period September 1, 2018, through August 31, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable February 21, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Schauer, 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) 482-0410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On September 3, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on CR Steel from the UK for the period of review (POR) September 1, 2018, through August 31, 2019.\1\ On September 30, 2019, the petitioners \2\ timely requested an administrative review of the antidumping duty order with respect to Liberty Performance Steels Ltd., and Tata Steel UK Ltd.\3\ On November 12, 2019, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i),
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 10148-10149] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-03483] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting The Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee (RPTAC) will meet March 10, 2020, 9:00 a.m., Room 3884, in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street between Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues NW, Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on implementation of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and provides for continuing review to update the EAR as needed. 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating a changed circumstances review (CCR) of the antidumping duty (AD) order on large diameter welded pipe from Greece. DATES: Applicable February 21, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brittany Bauer, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3860. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 2, 2019, Commerce published the AD order on large diameter welded pipe from Greece.\1\ On January 3, 2020, Corinth Pipeworks Pipe Industry S.A. (Corinth), a Greek producer of large diameter welded pipe, filed a CCR request, including as an attachment the CCR request filed in the companion Indian cases by nine members of the domestic industry, including the petitioners from the underlying investigations (individually and as members of the American Line Pipe Producers Association) and Welspun Global Trade LLC.\2\ In that CCR request, the domestic industry requested that Commerce initiate CCRs to revoke, in part, the AD and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on large diameter
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than March 23, 2020) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to dhsdeskofficer@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, Telephone number 202-325-0056 or via email CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking info
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork [[Page 10181]] Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than March 23, 2020) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to dhsdeskofficer@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, Telephone number 202-325-0056 or via email CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information provided 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Chem Coast, Inc. (La Porte, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 13, 2019. DATES: Chem Coast, Inc. (La Porte, TX) was approved and accredited as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of August 13, 2019. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for August 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Justin Shey, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202- 344-1060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that Chem Coast, Inc., 11820 North H Street, La Porte, TX 77571, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Chem Coast, Inc. (La Porte, TX) is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API):
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 10165-10167] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-03445] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Granting of Requests for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by Title II of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, requires persons contemplating certain mergers or acquisitions to give the Federal Trade Commission and the Assistant Attorney General advance notice and to wait designated periods before consummation of such plans. Section 7A(b)(2) of the Act permits the agencies, in individual cases, to terminate this waiting period prior to its expiration and requires that notice of this action be published in the Federal Register.
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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 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 these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. 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; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202-622-4855; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202-622-2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [[Page 10263]] Electronic Availability 
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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 Capacitive Touch- Controlled Mobile Devices, Computers, and Components Thereof DN 3435; 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 information on this matter can be obtained b
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Effective October 18, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on certain products of the EU and certain EU member States in this Section 301 investigation to enforce U.S. WTO rights in the Large Civil Aircraft dispute. On December 12, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative announced a review of the Section 301 action and requested public comments. Based on this review, the U.S. Trade Representative has determined to revise the action being taken by increasing the rate of additional duties on certain large civil aircraft, and by modifying the list of other products of certain current and former EU member States subject to additional 25 percent duties. DATES: The modifications to the Section 301 action set out in Annex 1, subparagraph C, are applicable with respect to products that are entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern standard time on March 18, 2020. The modifications set out in Annex 1, subparagraphs A and B, are applicable with respect to products that are entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern standard time on March 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about the determinations in this investigation, contact Assistant General Counsel Megan Grimball, (202) 395-
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