FR Alert – Covering:04/23/2020

Todays Federal Register


Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers/exporters of passenger vehicle and light truck tires from the People’s Republic of China (China) during the period of review (POR) January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable April 23, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Huston, 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) 482-4261. Background Commerce published the Preliminary Results of this administrative review in the Federal Register on October 18, 2019.\1\ We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. On December 2, 2019, we received case briefs from the following interested parties: Cooper (Kunshan) Tire Co., Ltd. (Cooper); Shandong Longyue Rubber Co., Ltd. (Longyue); the Government of China (GOC); and Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co., Ltd., Sailun Jinyu Group Co., Ltd. and its affiliates, Sailun Jinyu Group (Hong Kong) Co., Limited, Sailun Tire International Corp., Shandong Jinyu Industrial Co., Ltd., Seatex International Inc., Seatex PTE. Ltd., Dynamic Tire Corp., and Husky Tire Corp., Shandong Wanda
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This document summarizes the procedures and deadlines for the upcoming auction of Priority Access Licenses for the 3350-3650 MHz Band. The Auction 105 Procedures Public Notice summarized here is intended to familiarize applicants with the procedures and other requirements governing participation in Auction 105 by providing details regarding the procedures, terms, conditions, dates, and deadlines, as well as an overview of the post-auction application and payment processes. This document also summarizes a subsequent announcement of changes to various dates associated with Auction 105 made in light of COVID-19 pandemic. DATES: Applications to participate in Auction 105 must be submitted prior to 6:00 p.m. ET on May 7, 2020. Upfront payments for Auction 105 must be received by 6:00 p.m. ET on June 19, 2020. Bidding in Auction 105 is scheduled to begin on July 23, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For auction legal questions, Mary Lovejoy in the Auctions Division of the Office of Economics and Analytics at (202) 418-0660. For general auction questions, the Auctions Hotline at (717) 338-2868. For Priority Access License questions, Jessica Quinley in the Mobility Division of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau at (202) 418-1991. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a summary of the Auction 105 Procedures Public Notice, AU D
[20-07584][Full Article] [PDF]


Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This document announces receipt of a petition received by DOE on January 10, 2020, from the Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA), International, Air Conditioning Contractors of America, and Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors of America requesting that DOE establish a Federal test procedure for commercial and industrial fans. The petition, which appears at the end of this document, requests that DOE resume a previous DOE rulemaking effort to establish a Federal test [[Page 22678]] procedure for commercial and industrial fans, and that such test procedure be based on an upcoming industry test method. This document summarizes the substantive aspects of this position and requests public comments on the merits of the petition. DATES: DOE will accept comments, data, and information with respect to the AMCA Petition until May 26, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number “EERE- 2020-BT-PET-0003,” by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Email: [email protected]. Include the docket number and/or RIN in the subject line of the message.
[20-08316][Full Article] [PDF]


Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is revising procedural requirements in regulations related to service of process of summonses, complaints, and subpoenas. DATES: This final rule is effective on April 23, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about this document, contact Leo (Chip) Boucher, Assistant General Counsel for Administrative Law, (202) 282-9822. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Discussion of the Rule The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) is revising its regulations at 6 CFR part 5, subpart C, Disclosure of Information in Litigation. DHS is making two changes. First, historically, under these regulations, DHS’s Office of the General Counsel has accepted service of process of summonses and complaints in person or by mail, at “Office of the General Counsel, United States Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528.” See 6 CFR 5.42(a). The mailing address in the applicable regulations is unclear and does not include information about service of process with respect to DHS’s operational components. In addition, currently, appropriate employees of the Office of the General Counsel are not
[20-08756][Full Article] [PDF]


Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-646 and 731-TA-1502-1516 (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 PC strand from Argentina, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, and United Arab Emirates, provided for under subheading 7312.10.30 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold [[Page 22752]] in the United States at less than fair value and alleged to be subsidized by the Government of Turkey. Unless the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by June 1, 2020. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by June 8, 2020. DATES: April 16, 2020. 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review the presiding administrative law judge’s (“ALJ’s”) initial determination (“ID”) (Order No. 34) finding a violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended. The Commission requests briefing from the parties on certain issues under review, as set forth in this notice. The Commission also requests briefing from the parties, interested persons, and government agencies on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sidney A. Rosenzweig, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-2532. Copies of non- confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at For help accessing EDIS, please email [email protected]. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal, telephone (202) 205-1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on June 4, 2019, based on a complaint filed
[20-08599][Full Article] [PDF]