Notice To Establish an Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism, 44896 [E5-4142]

Download as PDF 44896 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 149 / Thursday, August 4, 2005 / Notices on or after July 27, 2004, the effective date of revocation of these orders. The Department will complete any pending administrative reviews of these orders and will conduct administrative reviews of subject merchandise entered prior to the effective date of revocation in response to appropriately filed requests for review. This five–year sunset review and notice are in accordance with section 751(d)(2) and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: July 28, 2005. Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E5–4174 Filed 8–3–05; 8:45 am] Billing Code: 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice To Establish an Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Summary: In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and the General Services Administration (GSA) rule of Advisory Committee Management, 41 CFR part 102–3 and after consultation with GSA, the Secretary of Commerce has determined that the establishment of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board is in the public interest, in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the Department by law. This is a renaming of the original board established in 2003 under the name U.S. Travel and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board pursuant to the Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2003, section 210 (Public Law 108–7). This also expands the duties of the Board to include the activities that are authorized under 15 U.S.C. 1512, set forth below. Under the newly established U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, the Secretary of Commerce shall in consultation with the Board design, develop and implement an international promotional campaign, which seeks to encourage foreign individuals to travel to the United States for the purposes of engaging in tourism related activities. Also, pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 1512 which provides the Department of Commerce the province and duty to foster, promote and develop foreign and domestic commerce, the Board shall advise the Secretary of Commerce on the development, creation and implementation of a national tourism strategy and shall provide a means of VerDate jul<14>2003 16:23 Aug 03, 2005 Jkt 205001 ensuring regular contact between the government and the travel and tourism sector. The Board shall advise the Secretary on government policies and programs that affect the United States travel and tourism industry and provide a forum for discussing and proposing solutions to industry related problems. The U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board will consist of no more than 15 members appointed by the Secretary of Commerce to assure a balanced representation among the travel and tourism industry sector. The U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board will function solely as an advisory body, and in compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Its charter will be filed under the Act, fifteen days from the date of publication of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding the establishment of this committee to Lindsey Dickinson, Director, Office of Advisory Committees, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4043, Washington, DC 20230. Dated: July 29, 2005. Lindsey Dickinson, Director, Office of Advisory Committees. [FR Doc. E5–4142 Filed 8–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–408–046] Sugar from the European Community; Final Results of the Full Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On September 1, 2004, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) initiated a sunset review of the countervailing duty (‘‘CVD’’) finding on sugar from the European Community (‘‘the Community’’) pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). See Notice of Initiation of Five-year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 69 FR 53408 (September 1, 2004). On the basis of a notice of intent to participate filed on behalf of the domestic interested parties and adequate substantive comments filed on behalf of the domestic interested parties and the Community, the Department conducted a full sunset review of the countervailing duty finding on sugar from the Community. As a result of this sunset review, the AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department finds that revocation of the CVD finding would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the level indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. EFFECTIVE DATE: August 4, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tipten Troidl, AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1767. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On September 1, 2004, the Department initiated a sunset review of the CVD finding on sugar from the Community. See Notice of Initiation of Five-year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 69 FR 53408 (September 1, 2004). On March 25, 2005, the Department published the preliminary results of the full sunset review of the CVD finding on sugar from the Community. See Sugar From the European Community; Preliminary Results of Full Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Finding, 70 FR 15293 (March 25, 2005) (‘‘Preliminary Sunset Results’’), and the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Five-year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of the Countervailing Duty Finding on Sugar from the European Community; Preliminary Results, dated March 25, 2005 (‘‘Preliminary Results Decision Memorandum’’).1 In our Preliminary Sunset Results, we found that benefits from the export restitution payment program would likely continue or recur were the order revoked. On May 9, 2005, the Department received a case brief from the United States Beet Sugar Association, the American Sugar Refiners’ Association, the American Sugar Cane League, the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida, the Florida Sugar Cane League, Rio Grande Valley Sugar Growers, Inc., Hawaii Sugar Farmers, and the American Sugarbeet Growers Association, (collectively ‘‘domestic interested parties’’). The Department did not receive a case or rebuttal brief from the Community. Scope of the Finding Imports covered by this countervailing duty finding are shipments of sugar from the European Community. During the investigation, 1 For a full discussion of the history of this finding prior to the Preliminary Sunset Results, see the March 25, 2005, Preliminary Results Decision Memorandum. E:\FR\FM\04AUN1.SGM 04AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 149 (Thursday, August 4, 2005)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-4142]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Notice To Establish an Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism

    Summary: In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and the General Services Administration 
(GSA) rule of Advisory Committee Management, 41 CFR part 102-3 and 
after consultation with GSA, the Secretary of Commerce has determined 
that the establishment of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board is 
in the public interest, in connection with the performance of duties 
imposed on the Department by law. This is a renaming of the original 
board established in 2003 under the name U.S. Travel and Tourism 
Promotion Advisory Board pursuant to the Department of Commerce and 
Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2003, section 210 (Public Law 108-
7). This also expands the duties of the Board to include the activities 
that are authorized under 15 U.S.C. 1512, set forth below.
    Under the newly established U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, 
the Secretary of Commerce shall in consultation with the Board design, 
develop and implement an international promotional campaign, which 
seeks to encourage foreign individuals to travel to the United States 
for the purposes of engaging in tourism related activities. Also, 
pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 1512 which provides the Department of Commerce 
the province and duty to foster, promote and develop foreign and 
domestic commerce, the Board shall advise the Secretary of Commerce on 
the development, creation and implementation of a national tourism 
strategy and shall provide a means of ensuring regular contact between 
the government and the travel and tourism sector. The Board shall 
advise the Secretary on government policies and programs that affect 
the United States travel and tourism industry and provide a forum for 
discussing and proposing solutions to industry related problems.
    The U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board will consist of no more 
than 15 members appointed by the Secretary of Commerce to assure a 
balanced representation among the travel and tourism industry sector. 
The U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board will function solely as an 
advisory body, and in compliance with the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act. Its charter will be filed under the Act, 
fifteen days from the date of publication of this notice.

For Further Information Contact: Interested persons are invited to 
submit comments regarding the establishment of this committee to 
Lindsey Dickinson, Director, Office of Advisory Committees, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Room 4043, Washington, DC 20230.

    Dated: July 29, 2005.
Lindsey Dickinson,
Director, Office of Advisory Committees.
[FR Doc. E5-4142 Filed 8-3-05; 8:45 am]
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