Notice of Allocation of Increased Tariff Rate Quotas on the Import of Certain Worsted Wool Fabrics for Calendar Year 2005, 38657-38658 [E5-3489]

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U.K. ........................................................................... 1 This chart includes only those countries which exported articles of cheese to the United States during 1st Quarter, 2005. in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5). in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6). 2 Defined 3 Defined Notice of Allocation of Increased Tariff Rate Quotas on the Import of Certain Worsted Wool Fabrics for Calendar Year 2005 average fiber diameters greater than 18.5 microns) and 1.5 million square meters for HTS 9902.51.15 to an annual total level of 5 million square meters (worsted wool fabrics with average fiber diameters of 18.5 microns or less). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sergio Botero, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-4058. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: June 28, 2005. Background: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration. ACTION: Notice of allocation of 2005 increase in worsted wool fabric tariff rate quota. Title V of the Trade and Development Act of 2000 (The Act) as amended by the Trade Act of 2002 and the Miscellaneous Trade and Technical Corrections Act of 2004, H.R. 1047 creates two tariff rate quotas, providing for temporary reductions in the import duties on two categories of worsted wool fabrics suitable for use in making suits or suit-type jackets or trousers. The ‘‘Wool Suit and Textile Trade Extension Act of 2004’’ (included in the Miscellaneous Trade and Technical Corrections Act of 2004, H.R. 1047) increases in the 2005 TRQs by 1 million square meters for Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) 9902.51.11 to an annual total level of 5.5 million square meters (worsted wool fabrics with average fiber diameters greater than 18.5 microns) and 1.5 million square meters for HTS 9902.51.15 to an annual total level of 5 [FR Doc. 05–13179 Filed 7–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce has completed the allocation of the increase in the 2005 worsted wool fabric tariff rate quota (TRQ) mandated by the ‘‘Wool Suit and Textile Trade Extension Act of 2004’’ (included in the Miscellaneous Trade and Technical Corrections Act of 2004, H.R. 1047). These actions were taken in accordance with Department of Commerce regulations (15 CFR 335) (70 FR 25774). The increases in the 2005 TRQs are: 1 million square meters for Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) 9902.51.11 to an annual total level of 5.5 million square meters (worsted wool fabrics with VerDate jul<14>2003 18:41 Jul 01, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 million square meters (worsted wool fabrics with average fiber diameters of 18.5 microns or less). The Act requires the President to ensure that such fabrics are fairly allocated to persons (including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who cut and sew men’s and boys’ worsted wool suits and suit-like jackets and trousers in the United States and who apply for an allocation based on the amount of such suits cut and sewn during the prior calendar year. Presidential Proclamation 7383, of December 1, 2000, authorized the Secretary of Commerce to allocate the quantity of worsted wool fabric imports under the TRQs. On December 14, 2004, the Department published a notice of the initial allocation for Calendar Year 2005 of TRQs based on applications received for HTS 9902.51.11 TRQ from 11 firms, and for HTS 9902.51.15 TRQ from 14 firms (69 FR 74500). All applicants were determined eligible for an allocation. Most applicants submitted data on a business confidential basis. On June 8, 2005, the Department allocated the increases for the 2005 worsted wool fabric TRQ mandated by the ‘‘Wool Suit and Textile Trade Extension Act of 2004’’ based on the same data received on the applications for the initial allocation 2005 TRQs. As allocations to E:\FR\FM\05JYN1.SGM 05JYN1 38658 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 127 / Tuesday, July 5, 2005 / Notices firms were determined on the basis of this data, the Department considers individual firm allocations to be business confidential. Firms That Received Additional Allocations: HTS 9902.51.11, fabrics, of worsted wool, with average fiber diameter greater than 18.5 micron, certified by the importer as suitable for use in making suits, suit-type jackets, or trousers (provided for in subheading 5112.11.60 and 5112.19.95). Amount allocated: 1,000,000 square meters. Companies Receiving Allocation: Hartmarx Corporation--Chicago, IL Hartz & Company, Inc.--Frederick, MD Hugo Boss Cleveland, Inc-Brooklyn, OH JA Apparel Corp.--New York, NY John H. Daniel Co.--Knoxville, TN Majer Brands Company, Inc.-Hanover, PA Saint Laurie Ltd--New York, NY Sewell Clothing Company, Inc.--Bremen, GA Southwick Clothing L.L.C.--Lawrence, MA Toluca Garment Company-Toluca, IL The Tom James Co.--Franklin, TN HTS 9902.51.15, fabrics, of worsted wool, with average fiber diameter of 18.5 micron or less, certified by the importer as suitable for use in making suits, suit-type jackets, or trousers (provided for in subheading 5112.11.30 and 5112.19.60). Amount allocated: 1,500,000 square meters. Companies Receiving Allocation: Elevee Custom Clothing-Van Nuys, CA Retail Brand Alliance, Inc. d/b/a Brooks Brothers-New York, NY Hartmarx Corporation--Chicago, IL≤ Hartz & Company, Inc.--Frederick, MD Hugo Boss Cleveland, Inc.-Brooklyn, OH JA Apparel Corp.--New York, NY John H. Daniel Co.--Knoxville, TN Majer Brands Company, Inc.-Hanover, PA Martin Greenfield--Brooklyn, NY Saint Laurie Ltd--New York, NY Sewell Clothing Company, Inc.--Bremen, GA Southwick Clothing L.L.C.--Lawrence, MA Toluca Garment Compan-Toluca, IL The Tom James Co.--Franklin, TN Dated: June 28, 2005. James C. Leonard III, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel. [FR Doc.E5–3489 Filed 7–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 062805C] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: VerDate jul<14>2003 18:41 Jul 01, 2005 Jkt 205001 Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; committee meeting. SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Scallop Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 19, 2005 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Boston, 225 McClellan Highway, Boston, MA 02128. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion in the committee’s agenda are as follows: Agenda for Tuesday, July 19, 2005 1. Develop and consider alternatives for Framework Adjustment 18 to the Scallop Fishery Management Plan. These alternatives include the following issues identified and approved by the Council at the initial framework meeting in June: Input controls for the general category fishery to slow the growth in landings and to discourage new entry into the fishery; Alternatives which raise the crew limit to 8 or 9 persons for controlled access trips; Alternatives and procedures that would allow vessels with unused 2005 Hudson Canyon Area trips to fish them elsewhere in 2006; Alternatives for exchanging between vessels the 2006 Georges Bank access area trip allocations, including exchanges with 2007 Elephant Trunk Area trips; Alternatives to adjust the order and annual fishing mortality targets for the Georges Bank access areas; An alternative to allocate individual vessel allocations in pounds rather than trips; A triggered adjustment mechanism to change the 2007 specifications for the Elephant Trunk Area and open fishing areas based on 2005 or 2006 survey and other data. 2. Other Framework 18 alternatives and measures will be addressed during a future meeting, along with any of the above items that may be postponed due to a lack of time or information. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: June 29, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–3487 Filed 7–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 062805B] Marine Mammals; File No. 1078–1796 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Receipt of application. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Georgia Aquarium, 2451 Cumberland Parkway, Suite 3639, Atlanta, Georgia 30339–6157, has applied in due form for a permit to import two beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) for the purposes of public display. DATES: Written or telefaxed comments must be received on or before August 4, 2005. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Notice of Allocation of Increased Tariff Rate Quotas on the 
Import of Certain Worsted Wool Fabrics for Calendar Year 2005

June 28, 2005.
AGENCY: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration.

ACTION: Notice of allocation of 2005 increase in worsted wool fabric 
tariff rate quota.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce has completed the allocation of the 
increase in the 2005 worsted wool fabric tariff rate quota (TRQ) 
mandated by the ``Wool Suit and Textile Trade Extension Act of 2004'' 
(included in the Miscellaneous Trade and Technical Corrections Act of 
2004, H.R. 1047). These actions were taken in accordance with 
Department of Commerce regulations (15 CFR 335) (70 FR 25774).
    The increases in the 2005 TRQs are: 1 million square meters for 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) 9902.51.11 to an annual total level of 
5.5 million square meters (worsted wool fabrics with average fiber 
diameters greater than 18.5 microns) and 1.5 million square meters for 
HTS 9902.51.15 to an annual total level of 5 million square meters 
(worsted wool fabrics with average fiber diameters of 18.5 microns or 
less).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sergio Botero, Office of Textiles and 
Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-4058.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background:

    Title V of the Trade and Development Act of 2000 (The Act) as 
amended by the Trade Act of 2002 and the Miscellaneous Trade and 
Technical Corrections Act of 2004, H.R. 1047 creates two tariff rate 
quotas, providing for temporary reductions in the import duties on two 
categories of worsted wool fabrics suitable for use in making suits or 
suit-type jackets or trousers. The ``Wool Suit and Textile Trade 
Extension Act of 2004'' (included in the Miscellaneous Trade and 
Technical Corrections Act of 2004, H.R. 1047) increases in the 2005 
TRQs by 1 million square meters for Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) 
9902.51.11 to an annual total level of 5.5 million square meters 
(worsted wool fabrics with average fiber diameters greater than 18.5 
microns) and 1.5 million square meters for HTS 9902.51.15 to an annual 
total level of 5 million square meters (worsted wool fabrics with 
average fiber diameters of 18.5 microns or less).
    The Act requires the President to ensure that such fabrics are 
fairly allocated to persons (including firms, corporations, or other 
legal entities) who cut and sew men's and boys' worsted wool suits and 
suit-like jackets and trousers in the United States and who apply for 
an allocation based on the amount of such suits cut and sewn during the 
prior calendar year. Presidential Proclamation 7383, of December 1, 
2000, authorized the Secretary of Commerce to allocate the quantity of 
worsted wool fabric imports under the TRQs.
    On December 14, 2004, the Department published a notice of the 
initial allocation for Calendar Year 2005 of TRQs based on applications 
received for HTS 9902.51.11 TRQ from 11 firms, and for HTS 9902.51.15 
TRQ from 14 firms (69 FR 74500). All applicants were determined 
eligible for an allocation. Most applicants submitted data on a 
business confidential basis. On June 8, 2005, the Department allocated 
the increases for the 2005 worsted wool fabric TRQ mandated by the 
``Wool Suit and Textile Trade Extension Act of 2004'' based on the same 
data received on the applications for the initial allocation 2005 TRQs. 
As allocations to

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firms were determined on the basis of this data, the Department 
considers individual firm allocations to be business confidential.

Firms That Received Additional Allocations:

    HTS 9902.51.11, fabrics, of worsted wool, with average fiber 
diameter greater than 18.5 micron, certified by the importer as 
suitable for use in making suits, suit-type jackets, or trousers 
(provided for in subheading 5112.11.60 and 5112.19.95). Amount 
allocated: 1,000,000 square meters.

 
 
 
 Companies Receiving Allocation:
 
Hartmarx Corporation--Chicago, IL
Hartz & Company, Inc.--Frederick, MD
Hugo Boss Cleveland, Inc-Brooklyn, OH
JA Apparel Corp.--New York, NY
John H. Daniel Co.--Knoxville, TN
Majer Brands Company, Inc.-Hanover, PA
Saint Laurie Ltd--New York, NY
Sewell Clothing Company, Inc.--Bremen, GA
Southwick Clothing L.L.C.--Lawrence, MA
Toluca Garment Company-Toluca, IL
The Tom James Co.--Franklin, TN
 


    HTS 9902.51.15, fabrics, of worsted wool, with average fiber 
diameter of 18.5 micron or less, certified by the importer as suitable 
for use in making suits, suit-type jackets, or trousers (provided for 
in subheading 5112.11.30 and 5112.19.60). Amount allocated: 1,500,000 
square meters.

 
 
 
Companies Receiving Allocation:
 
Elevee Custom Clothing-Van Nuys, CA
Retail Brand Alliance, Inc. d/b/a Brooks Brothers--New York, NY
Hartmarx Corporation--Chicago, IL>
Hartz & Company, Inc.--Frederick, MD
Hugo Boss Cleveland, Inc.-Brooklyn, OH
JA Apparel Corp.--New York, NY
John H. Daniel Co.--Knoxville, TN
Majer Brands Company, Inc.-Hanover, PA
Martin Greenfield--Brooklyn, NY
Saint Laurie Ltd--New York, NY
Sewell Clothing Company, Inc.--Bremen, GA
Southwick Clothing L.L.C.--Lawrence, MA
Toluca Garment Compan-Toluca, IL
The Tom James Co.--Franklin, TN
 


Dated: June 28, 2005.
James C. Leonard III,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel.
[FR Doc.E5-3489 Filed 7-1-05; 8:45 am]
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