Coated Free Sheet Paper from Indonesia, the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Korea: Notice of Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations, 78403 [E6-22417]

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Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 250 / Friday, December 29, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–560–821, C–570–907, C–580–857] Coated Free Sheet Paper from Indonesia, the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Korea: Notice of Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: December 29, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dana Mermelstein or Sean Carey (Indonesia), David Layton or David Neubacher (PRC), and Eric Greynolds or Darla Brown (Korea), AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0371 and (202) 482–5823, (202) 482–1391 and (202) 482–3964, and (202) 482–6071 and (202) 482–2849, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 20, 2006, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the countervailing duty investigations of coated free sheet paper (CFS) from Indonesia, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of Korea (Korea). See Notice of Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigations: Coated Free Sheet Paper From the People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, and the Republic of Korea, 71 FR 68546 (November 27, 2006). Currently, the preliminary determinations are due no later than January 24, 2007. pwalker on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES Postponement of Due Date for Preliminary Determinations On December 19, 2006, NewPage Corporation (petitioner) submitted letters requesting that the Department postpone the preliminary determinations of the countervailing duty investigations of CFS from Indonesia, the PRC and Korea by 65 days. Under section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, the Department may extend the period for reaching a preliminary determination in a countervailing duty investigation until not later than the 130th day after the date on which the administering authority initiates an investigation if the petitioner makes a timely request for an extension of the period within which the determination VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:15 Dec 28, 2006 Jkt 211001 must be made under subsection (b) (section 703(b) of the Act). Accordingly, we are extending the due date for the preliminary determinations by 65 days to no later than March 30, 2007. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act. Dated: December 22, 2006. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–22417 Filed 12–28–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and Examiner Applications National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before February 27, 2007. Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to JoAnne M. Surette, Baldrige National Quality Program, Administration Building, Room 621, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1020, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899–1020; telephone (301) 975–5267, fax (301) 948–3716, e-mail Joanne.surette@nist.gov. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Department of Commerce is responsible for the Baldrige National Quality Program and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78403 Directly associated with this Award is the Malcolm Baldrige Board of Examiners, an integral part of the National Quality Program. NIST, an agency of the Department’s Technology Administration, manages the Baldrige Program. Applicants for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award are required to perform two steps: (1) the applicant organization certifies that it meets eligibility requirements; and (2) the applicant organization prepares and completes an application form and the application process. The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Program Office will assist with or offer advice on any questions or issues that the applicant may have concerning the eligibility process or in completing the self-certification forms. NIST will use the application package to assess and provide feedback on the applicant’s quality and performance practices. The application to be a member of the Malcolm Baldrige Board of Examiners is a one-step process. Each year the Award Program recruits highly skilled experts in the fields of manufacturing, service, small business, health care, and education, the five Award eligibility categories, to evaluate the applications that the Program receives. Examiners serve for a one-year term; participation on the board is entirely voluntary. II. Method of Collection Award applicants must comply in writing according to the Baldrige Award Application Forms available at http:// www.baldrige.nist.gov/ Award_Application.htm. The application for the 2007 Board of Examiners can be found at http:// www.baldrige.nist.gov/ Examiner_Application.htm. III. Data OMB Number: 0693–0006. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; not-for profit institutions; and individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 900 (Award, 100; and Board of Examiners, 800. Estimated Time Per Response: Applications for the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award, 74 hours; and Applications for Board of Examiners, 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,800. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 250 (Friday, December 29, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-560-821, C-570-907, C-580-857]


Coated Free Sheet Paper from Indonesia, the People's Republic of 
China and the Republic of Korea: Notice of Postponement of Preliminary 
Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 29, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dana Mermelstein or Sean Carey 
(Indonesia), David Layton or David Neubacher (PRC), and Eric Greynolds 
or Darla Brown (Korea), AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, 
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th 
Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 
(202) 482-0371 and (202) 482-5823, (202) 482-1391 and (202) 482-3964, 
and (202) 482-6071 and (202) 482-2849, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On November 20, 2006, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated the countervailing duty investigations of coated free sheet 
paper (CFS) from Indonesia, the People's Republic of China (PRC) and 
the Republic of Korea (Korea). See Notice of Initiation of 
Countervailing Duty Investigations: Coated Free Sheet Paper From the 
People's Republic of China, Indonesia, and the Republic of Korea, 71 FR 
68546 (November 27, 2006). Currently, the preliminary determinations 
are due no later than January 24, 2007.

Postponement of Due Date for Preliminary Determinations

    On December 19, 2006, NewPage Corporation (petitioner) submitted 
letters requesting that the Department postpone the preliminary 
determinations of the countervailing duty investigations of CFS from 
Indonesia, the PRC and Korea by 65 days. Under section 703(c)(1)(A) of 
the Act, the Department may extend the period for reaching a 
preliminary determination in a countervailing duty investigation until 
not later than the 130th day after the date on which the administering 
authority initiates an investigation if the petitioner makes a timely 
request for an extension of the period within which the determination 
must be made under subsection (b) (section 703(b) of the Act). 
Accordingly, we are extending the due date for the preliminary 
determinations by 65 days to no later than March 30, 2007.
    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) 
of the Act.

    Dated: December 22, 2006.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E6-22417 Filed 12-28-06; 8:45 am]
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