FR Alert – Covering:06/30/2020

Todays Federal Register

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) finding on prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC Strand) from Japan and AD orders on PC Strand from Brazil, India, Mexico, Republic of Korea (Korea), and Thailand would be likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, at the levels identified in the “Final Results of Sunset Reviews” section of this notice. DATES: Applicable June 30, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Smith or Samantha Kinney, 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) 482-1766 or (202) 482-2285, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On December 8, 1978 and January 28, 2004, Commerce published in the Federal Register notices of the AD finding on PC Strand from Japan and of the AD orders on PC Strand from Brazil, India, Mexico, Korea, and Thailand, respectively.\1\ On March 2, 2020, 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 39163-39164] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-14005] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-41-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 22–Chicago, Illinois; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Volflex, Inc. (Flexible Packaging), Mokena, Illinois The Illinois International Port District, grantee of FTZ 22, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Volflex, Inc. (Volflex), located in Mokena, Illinois. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on June 22, 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 39164] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-14003] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-39-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 82–Mobile, Alabama Notification of Proposed Production Activity MH Wirth, Inc. (Offshore Drilling Riser Systems); Theodore, Alabama The City of Mobile, Alabama, grantee of FTZ 82, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of MH Wirth, Inc. (MH Wirth), located in Theodore, Alabama. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on June 16, 2020. 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 39163] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-14006] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-40-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 83–Huntsville, Alabama; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Haier US Appliance Solutions, Inc. (Household Refrigerators); Decatur, Alabama Haier US Appliance Solutions, Inc. (Haier) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Decatur, Alabama. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on June 18, 2020. 
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(1) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 19-74 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. Dated: June 24, 2020. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5000-06-P [[Page 39177]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN30JN20.109 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 19-74 Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(1) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 20-05 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. Dated: June 24, 2020. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [[Page 39184]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN30JN20.112 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 20-05 Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(1) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 20-04 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. Dated: June 24, 2020. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [[Page 39172]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN30JN20.110 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 20-04 Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(1) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 19-60 with attached Policy Justification. Dated: June 24, 2020. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [[Page 39175]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN30JN20.111 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 19-60 Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. [[Page 39182]] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(1) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 19-68 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. Dated: June 24, 2020. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN30JN20.113 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 19-68 Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended 
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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. The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted no later than August 31, 2020 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice must include the OMB Control Number 1651-0131 in the subject line and the agency name. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit comments: (1) Email. Submit comments to: CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to CBP Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-117
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to further implement the statute which requires an adjustment every five years of statutory acquisition- related thresholds for inflation. The adjustment uses the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers, and does not apply to the Construction Wage Rate Requirements statute (Davis-Bacon Act), Service Contract Labor Standards statute, and trade agreements thresholds. DoD, GSA, and NASA are also proposing to use the same methodology to adjust nonstatutory FAR acquisition-related thresholds in 2020. DATES: Interested parties should submit written comments at the address shown below on or before August 31, 2020 to be considered in the formation of the final rule. ADDRESSES: Submit comments in response to FAR case 2019-013 to https://www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching for “FAR Case 2019-013”. Select the link “Comment Now” that corresponds with FAR Case 2019-013. Follow the instructions provided at the “Comment Now” screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and “FAR Case 2019-013” on your attached document. If your comment cannot be submitted using https://www.regulations.gov, call or email the points of contact in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for a
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment. DATES: Submit comments up to July 30, 2020. 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 [[Page 39257]] for Public Comments” or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Andrea Battista, who may be reached at BattistaAL@state.gov or 202-663-3136. 
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA or the Agency) is seeking comments on a new regulatory capital framework for the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac, and with Fannie Mae, each an Enterprise). The proposed rule would also make conforming amendments to definitions in FHFA’s regulations for assessments and minimum capital and would also remove the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight’s (OFHEO) regulation on capital for the Enterprises. DATES: Comments must be received on or before August 31, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit your comments on the proposed rule, identified by regulatory information number (RIN) 2590-AA95, by any one of the following methods: Agency Website: www.fhfa.gov/open-for-comment-or-input. Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. If you submit your comment to the Federal eRulemaking Portal, please also send it by email to FHFA at fhfa.gov”>RegComments@fhfa.gov to ensure timely receipt by FHFA. Include the following information in the subject line of your submission: Comments/RIN 2590-AA95. Hand Delivered/Courier: The hand delivery address is: Alfred M. Pollard, General Counsel, Attention: Comments/RIN 2590-AA95, Fe
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Correction is made to notice 85 FR 37689, which was published on June 23, 2020; the notice published in the Federal Register incorrectly states: “The Office of Unfair Import Investigations will not participate as a party in this investigation.” As indicated in paragraph 3(c), the Office of Unfair Import Investigations has been named a party to the investigation. By order of the Commission. Issued: June 24, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020-13996 Filed 6-29-20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020-02-P 
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Interagency Labor Committee for Monitoring and Enforcement (Interagency Labor Committee) invites public comments on the procedures for submissions by the public of information with respect to potential failures of Canada or Mexico to implement their labor obligations under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA or Agreement). DATES: To be assured of consideration, submit comments by August 15, 2020. ADDRESSES: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) strongly prefers electronic submissions made through the Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov (Regulations.gov), using Docket Number USTR-2020-0028. Follow the instructions for submitting comments below. For alternatives to on-line submissions, please contact Joshua Kagan, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Labor, in advance of the August 15, 2020 deadline at Joshua.M.Kagan@ustr.eop.gov or (202) 395-2953. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Kagan, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Labor, at Joshua.M.Kagan@ustr.eop.gov or (202) 395-2953. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background 
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