Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA); Notice Regarding the 2005 Annual Review, 48622-48623 [05-16337]

Download as PDF 48622 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 159 / Thursday, August 18, 2005 / Notices (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) Herbert L. Mitchell, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 05–16349 Filed 8–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5158] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh’’ ACTION: Notice, correction. SUMMARY: On June 20, 2005, notice was published on page 35493 of the Federal Register (volume 70, number 117) of determinations made by the Department of State pertaining to the exhibit, ‘‘Daughter of Re: Hatshepsut, King of Egypt.’’ The referenced notice is corrected to reflect that the title of the exhibition, formerly titled, ‘‘Daughter of Re: Hatshepsut, King of Egypt,’’ has been changed to ‘‘Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh.’’ The referenced notice is also corrected as to an additional object to be included in the exhibition. Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I determine that an additional object to be included in the exhibition, ‘‘Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The additional object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owners. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, from on or about October 15, 2005 to on or about February 5, 2006, and at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about March 21, 2006 to on or about July 9, VerDate jul<14>2003 12:20 Aug 17, 2005 Jkt 205001 2006, and at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, from on or about August 26, 2006 to on or about December 31, 2006, and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Wolodymyr R. Sulzynsky, the Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State, (telephone: 202/453–8050). The address is Department of State, SA–44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: August 11, 2005. C. Miller Crouch, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 05–16399 Filed 8–17–05; 8:45 am] OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE BILLING CODE 4710–08–P declaration for Private Non-Profit organizations in the State of Mississippi, dated 07/10/2005, is hereby amended to establish the incident period for this disaster as beginning 07/10/2005 and continuing through 07/15/2005. All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. AGENCY: [Public Notice 5157] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition—Determinations: ‘‘Pieter Claesz: Master of Haarlem Still Life’’ Department of State. Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Pieter Claesz: Master of Haarlem Still Life,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign lenders. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, from on or about September 18, 2005, to on or about December 31, 2005, and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register. PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 C. Miller Crouch, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 05–16400 Filed 8–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–08–P Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA); Notice Regarding the 2005 Annual Review Office of the United States Trade Representative ACTION: Notice. DEPARTMENT OF STATE ACTION: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Julianne Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State, (telephone: 202/453–8049). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA– 44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547–0001. SUMMARY: This notice announces the 2005 Annual Review of the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA). The deadline for the submission of petitions for the 2005 Annual ATPA Review is September 19, 2005. USTR will publish a list of petitions filed in response to this announcement in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Submit petitions by electronic mail (e-mail) to FR0523@ustr.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bennett M. Harman, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Latin America, Office of the Americas, Office of the United States Trade Representative, 600 17th St., NW., Washington, DC 20508. The telephone number is (202) 395–9446 and the facsimile number is (202) 395–9675. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ATPA (19 U.S.C. 3201–06), as renewed and amended by the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA) in the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–210), provides for trade benefits for eligible Andean countries. Consistent with Section 3103(d) of the ATPDEA, USTR promulgated regulations (15 CFR part 2016) (68 FR 43922) regarding the review of eligibility of articles and countries for the benefits of the ATPA, as amended. The 2005 Annual ATPA Review is the third such review to be conducted pursuant to the ATPA review regulations. To qualify for the benefits of the ATPA and ATPDEA, each country must meet several eligibility criteria, as E:\FR\FM\18AUN1.SGM 18AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 159 / Thursday, August 18, 2005 / Notices set forth in sections 203(c) and (d), and section 204(b)(6)(B) of the ATPA, as amended (19 U.S.C. 3202(c), (d); 19 U.S.C. 3203(b)(6)(B)), and as outlined in the Federal Register notice USTR published to request public comments regarding the designation of eligible countries as ATPDEA beneficiary countries (67 FR 53379). Under section 203(e) of the ATPA, as amended (19 U.S.C. 3202(e)), the President may withdraw or suspend the designation of any country as an ATPA or ATPDEA beneficiary country, and may also withdraw, suspend, or limit preferential treatment for any product of any such beneficiary country, if the President determines that, as a result of changed circumstances, the country is not meeting the eligibility criteria. The ATPA regulations provide the schedule of dates for conducting an annual review, unless otherwise specified by Federal Register notice. Notice is hereby given that, in order to be considered in the 2005 Annual ATPA Review, all petitions to withdraw or suspend the designation of a country as an ATPA or ATPDEA beneficiary country, or to withdraw, suspend, or limit application of preferential treatment to any article of any ATPA beneficiary country under the ATPA, or to any article of any ATPDEA beneficiary country under section 204(b)(1), (3), or (4) (19 U.S.C. 3202(b)(1), (3), (4)) of the ATPA, must be received by the Andean Subcommittee of the Trade Policy Staff Committee no later than 5 p.m. EDT on September 19, 2005. Petitioners should consult 15 CFR 2016.0 regarding the content of such petitions. E-mail submissions should be single copy transmissions in English, and the total submission including attachments should not exceed 50 pages. Submissions should use the following subject line: ‘‘2005 Annual ATPA Review—Petition.’’ Documents must be submitted as either WordPerfect (‘‘.WPD’’), MSWord (‘‘.DOC’’), or text (‘‘.TXT’’) file. Documents should not be submitted as electronic image files or contain imbedded images (for example, ‘‘.JPG’’, ‘‘PDF’’, ‘‘.BMP’’, or ‘‘GIF’’), as these type of files are generally excessively large. Supporting documentation submitted as spreadsheets are acceptable as Quattro Pro or Excel, pre-formatted for printing on 81⁄2 x 11 inch paper. To the extent possible, any data attachments to the submission should be included in the same file as the submission itself, and not as separate files. Petitions will be available for public inspection by appointment with the staff of the USTR Public Reading Room, VerDate jul<14>2003 12:20 Aug 17, 2005 Jkt 205001 except for information granted ‘‘business confidential’’ status pursuant to 15 CFR 2003.6. If the submission contains business confidential information, a non-confidential version of the submission must also be submitted that indicates where confidential information was redacted by inserting asterisks where material was deleted. In addition, the confidential submission must be clearly marked ‘‘BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL’’ in large, bold letters at the top and bottom of every page of the document. The public version that does not contain business confidential information must be clearly marked either ‘‘PUBLIC VERSION’’ or ‘‘NON-CONFIDENTIAL’’ in large, bold letters at the top and bottom of every page. The file name of any document containing business confidential information attached to an e-mail transmission should begin with the characters ‘‘BC-’’, and the file name of the public version should begin with the characters ‘‘P-’’. The ‘‘P-’’ or ‘‘BC-’’ should be followed by the name of the person or party submitting the petition. Submissions by e-mail should not include separate cover letters or messages in the message area of the email; information that might appear in any cover letter should be included directly in the submission. The e-mail address for submissions is FR0523@ustr.eop.gov. Public versions of all documents relating to this review will be available for review shortly after the due date by appointment in the USTR Public Reading Room, 1724 F Street NW., Washington, DC. Availability of documents may be ascertained, and appointments may be made from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, by calling (202) 395–6186. Carmen Suro-Bredie, Chairman, Trade Policy Staff Committee. [FR Doc. 05–16337 Filed 8–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3190–W5–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Notice Regarding the 2005 Annual Review for Products Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) received petitions in connection with the 2005 annual review to modify the list of products that are eligible for dutyfree treatment under the GSP program PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48623 and to modify the GSP status of certain GSP beneficiary developing countries because of country practices. The list of country practice petitions accepted for review will be announced in the Federal Register at a later date. This notice announces the product petitions that are accepted for further review in the 2005 GSP Annual Review, and sets forth the schedule for comment and public hearing on these petitions, for requesting participation in the hearing, and for submitting pre-hearing and posthearing briefs. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The GSP Subcommittee of the Trade Policy Staff Committee, Office of the United States Trade Representative, 1724 F Street, NW., Room F–220, Washington, DC 20508. The telephone number is (202) 395–6971. DATES: The GSP regulations (15 CFR Part 2007) provide the schedule of dates for conducting an annual review unless otherwise specified in a Federal Register notice. The current revised schedule follows. Notification of any other changes will be given in the Federal Register. September 12, 2005: Due date for requests to appear at the USTR Public Hearing and submission of pre-hearing briefs. September 12, 2005: Due date for providing the name, address, telephone, fax, e-mail address and organization of witnesses. (September 29, 2005: U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) scheduled hearings on economic effect on U.S. industries.) September 30, 2005: USTR’s Public Hearing to be held at U.S. International Trade Commission, Main Hearing Room, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, beginning at 10 a.m. Hearing will focus on all products. October 21, 2005: Due date for submission of post-hearing and rebuttal briefs. November 2005: USITC scheduled to publish report on products of case nos. 2005–01, and 2005–09 through 2005–13. Comments on USITC report on these products due 10 days after USITC date of publication. February 2006: USITC will issue a second report on watch case nos. 2005– 02 through 2005–08. Comments on this USITC report due 10 days after USITC date of publication. June 30, 2006: Modifications to the list of articles eligible for duty-free treatment under the GSP resulting from the 2005 Annual Review will be announced on or about June 30, 2006, in the Federal Register, and any changes will take effect on the effective date announced. E:\FR\FM\18AUN1.SGM 18AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 159 (Thursday, August 18, 2005)]
[Notices]
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE


Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA); Notice Regarding the 2005 
Annual Review

AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the 2005 Annual Review of the Andean 
Trade Preference Act (ATPA). The deadline for the submission of 
petitions for the 2005 Annual ATPA Review is September 19, 2005. USTR 
will publish a list of petitions filed in response to this announcement 
in the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: Submit petitions by electronic mail (e-mail) to 
FR0523@ustr.eop.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bennett M. Harman, Deputy Assistant 
U.S. Trade Representative for Latin America, Office of the Americas, 
Office of the United States Trade Representative, 600 17th St., NW., 
Washington, DC 20508. The telephone number is (202) 395-9446 and the 
facsimile number is (202) 395-9675.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ATPA (19 U.S.C. 3201-06), as renewed and 
amended by the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA) 
in the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-210), provides for trade benefits 
for eligible Andean countries. Consistent with Section 3103(d) of the 
ATPDEA, USTR promulgated regulations (15 CFR part 2016) (68 FR 43922) 
regarding the review of eligibility of articles and countries for the 
benefits of the ATPA, as amended. The 2005 Annual ATPA Review is the 
third such review to be conducted pursuant to the ATPA review 
regulations. To qualify for the benefits of the ATPA and ATPDEA, each 
country must meet several eligibility criteria, as

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set forth in sections 203(c) and (d), and section 204(b)(6)(B) of the 
ATPA, as amended (19 U.S.C. 3202(c), (d); 19 U.S.C. 3203(b)(6)(B)), and 
as outlined in the Federal Register notice USTR published to request 
public comments regarding the designation of eligible countries as 
ATPDEA beneficiary countries (67 FR 53379). Under section 203(e) of the 
ATPA, as amended (19 U.S.C. 3202(e)), the President may withdraw or 
suspend the designation of any country as an ATPA or ATPDEA beneficiary 
country, and may also withdraw, suspend, or limit preferential 
treatment for any product of any such beneficiary country, if the 
President determines that, as a result of changed circumstances, the 
country is not meeting the eligibility criteria.
    The ATPA regulations provide the schedule of dates for conducting 
an annual review, unless otherwise specified by Federal Register 
notice. Notice is hereby given that, in order to be considered in the 
2005 Annual ATPA Review, all petitions to withdraw or suspend the 
designation of a country as an ATPA or ATPDEA beneficiary country, or 
to withdraw, suspend, or limit application of preferential treatment to 
any article of any ATPA beneficiary country under the ATPA, or to any 
article of any ATPDEA beneficiary country under section 204(b)(1), (3), 
or (4) (19 U.S.C. 3202(b)(1), (3), (4)) of the ATPA, must be received 
by the Andean Subcommittee of the Trade Policy Staff Committee no later 
than 5 p.m. EDT on September 19, 2005. Petitioners should consult 15 
CFR 2016.0 regarding the content of such petitions.
    E-mail submissions should be single copy transmissions in English, 
and the total submission including attachments should not exceed 50 
pages. Submissions should use the following subject line: ``2005 Annual 
ATPA Review--Petition.'' Documents must be submitted as either 
WordPerfect (``.WPD''), MSWord (``.DOC''), or text (``.TXT'') file. 
Documents should not be submitted as electronic image files or contain 
imbedded images (for example, ``.JPG'', ``PDF'', ``.BMP'', or ``GIF''), 
as these type of files are generally excessively large. Supporting 
documentation submitted as spreadsheets are acceptable as Quattro Pro 
or Excel, pre-formatted for printing on 8\1/2\ x 11 inch paper. To the 
extent possible, any data attachments to the submission should be 
included in the same file as the submission itself, and not as separate 
files.
    Petitions will be available for public inspection by appointment 
with the staff of the USTR Public Reading Room, except for information 
granted ``business confidential'' status pursuant to 15 CFR 2003.6. If 
the submission contains business confidential information, a non-
confidential version of the submission must also be submitted that 
indicates where confidential information was redacted by inserting 
asterisks where material was deleted. In addition, the confidential 
submission must be clearly marked ``BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL'' in large, 
bold letters at the top and bottom of every page of the document. The 
public version that does not contain business confidential information 
must be clearly marked either ``PUBLIC VERSION'' or ``NON-
CONFIDENTIAL'' in large, bold letters at the top and bottom of every 
page. The file name of any document containing business confidential 
information attached to an e-mail transmission should begin with the 
characters ``BC-'', and the file name of the public version should 
begin with the characters ``P-''. The ``P-'' or ``BC-'' should be 
followed by the name of the person or party submitting the petition. 
Submissions by e-mail should not include separate cover letters or 
messages in the message area of the e-mail; information that might 
appear in any cover letter should be included directly in the 
submission. The e-mail address for submissions is FR0523@ustr.eop.gov. 
Public versions of all documents relating to this review will be 
available for review shortly after the due date by appointment in the 
USTR Public Reading Room, 1724 F Street NW., Washington, DC. 
Availability of documents may be ascertained, and appointments may be 
made from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, by calling (202) 395-6186.

Carmen Suro-Bredie,
Chairman, Trade Policy Staff Committee.
[FR Doc. 05-16337 Filed 8-17-05; 8:45 am]
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