Notice of Petitions by Producing Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 75446-75447 [E5-7554]

Download as PDF 75446 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 243 / Tuesday, December 20, 2005 / Notices potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Foreign Agricultural Agency Title: Emergency Relief From DutyFree Imports of Perishable Products Under the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA). OMB Control Number: 0551–0033. Summary of Collection: The Andean Trade Preference Act (the Act) (19 U.S.C. 3201 et seq.) was signed into law on December 4, 1991 and expired December 4, 2001. Section 3104 of H.R. 3009, the ‘‘Trade Act of 2002’’ amended section 208(b) of the Act to extend the termination date to December 31, 2006, retroactive to December 4, 2001. The Act authorizes the President to provide duty-free treatment to imports from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, except for those few products specifically excluded. Section 204(d) provides, in part, that a petition for emergency import relief may be filed with the Secretary of Agriculture at the same time a petition for import relief is filed with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC). Emergency import relief is limited to restoration of MFN tariffs during the period of the ITC’s investigation. Need and Use of the Information: The Foreign Agricultural Service will collect the following information to be included in a petition: A description of the imported perishable product concerned; country of origin of imports; data indicating increased imports are a substantial cause of serious injury to the domestic industry producing a like or directly competitive product; evidence of serious injury; and a statement indicating why emergency action would be warranted. The information collected provides essential data for the Secretary regarding specific market conditions with respect to the industry requesting emergency relief. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms; Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 1. Frequency of Responses: Reporting; On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 23. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–24253 Filed 12–19–05; 8:45 am] comments at the beginning of the meeting. The business meeting March 6th begins at 4 pm; at the Modoc National Forest Office, Conference Room, 800 West 12th St., Alturas. Agenda topics will include existing and future projects that meet the intent of Pub. L. 106–393. Time will also be set aside for public comments at the beginning of the meeting. Stan Sylva, Forest Supervisor and Designated Federal Officer, at (530) 233–8700; or Public Affairs Officer Louis J Haynes at (530) 233–8846. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 3410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Stanley G. Sylva, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. E5–7548 Filed 12–19–05; 8:45 am] Notice of Resource Advisory Committee Meeting Modoc Resource Advisory Committee, Alturas, California, USDA Forest Service. ACTION: Notice of meeting. BILLING CODE 3410–11–P SUMMARY: Pursuant to the authorities in the Federal Advisory Committees Act (Pub. L. 92–463) and under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106– 393) the Modoc National Forest’s Modoc Resource Advisory Committee will meet Monday, January 9th, 2006 and February 6th, 2006 and March 6th in Alturas, California for business meetings. The meetings are open to the public. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The business meeting January 9th begins at 4 pm., at the Modoc National Forest Office, Conference Room, 800 West 12th St., Alturas. Agenda topics will include existing and future projects that meet the intent of Pub. L. 106–393. Time will also be set aside for public comments at the beginning of the meeting. The business meeting February 6th begins at 4 pm; at the Modoc National Forest Office, Conference Room, 800 West 12th St., Alturas. Agenda topics will include existing and future projects that meet the intent of Pub. L. 106–393. Time will also be set aside for public Economic Development Administration AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Notice of Petitions by Producing Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment. AGENCY: Pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2341 et seq.), the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. EDA has initiated separate investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each firm contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firm’s workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm. LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE FOR THE PERIOD NOVEMBER 4, 2005 THROUGH DECEMBER 14, 2005 Date petition accepted Firm Address La Rinascente Pasta, LLC. Pantaloni Manufacturing, Inc. Haven Manufacturing Corp. Automotive Lifts and Machinery, Corp. 808 Natali Drive, Hope, ND 58046 ...................... 11/4/05 Pasta. 320 South Washington Street, Boyertown, PA 19512. 370 Sterling Industrial Road, Brunswick, GA 31525. 200 Benchmark Industrial Drive, Streator, IL 61364. 11/9/05 Men’s and women’s clothing. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:23 Dec 19, 2005 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11/14/05 11/18/05 Product Pipe and metal tubing cutting, processing and inspection machinery. Hydraulic automotive lifting jacks and hoists for cars and trucks. E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 243 / Tuesday, December 20, 2005 / Notices 75447 LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE FOR THE PERIOD NOVEMBER 4, 2005 THROUGH DECEMBER 14, 2005—Continued Date petition accepted Firm Address Glaspro, Inc, dba Zap Skimers. Latronics Corp ............... 101 Pond Cypress Road, Venice, FL 34292 ....... 11/21/05 Recreational skimboards and surfboards. 1001 Lloyd Avenue, P.O. Box 469, Latrobe, PA 15650. 2000 N. Jesse James Road, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024. One Cap America Drive, Fredericktown, MO 63645. 1 Cemetery Street, P.O. Box 176, Catawissa, PA 17820. 975 John Street, West Henrietta, NY 14586– 9780. 2300 N. Broadway Street, Wichita, KS 67219 ..... 7301 Ohms Lane, Suite 200, Edina, MN 55439– 2335. Hwy 111 W., P.O. Box 335, Oregon, MO 64473 9549 Frankoma Road, P.O. Box 789, Sapulpa, OK 74066. 437 Whittenton Street, P.O. Box 551, Tauton, MA 02780. 800 East 5th Street, Maysville, KY 41056 ........... 7249 Commerce Drive, Mentor, OH 44060 ......... 11/21/05 Hermetic seals and machined components. 11/29/05 Rubber gaskets, washers and seals. 11/29/05 Caps. Interstate 80, Exit 242, Mifflinville, PA 18631 ...... Comdaco, Inc ................ Cap America, Inc ........... Catawissa Lumber & Specialty Co., Inc. Genesee Group NY, Inc Treatco, Inc .................... Hypogard USA, Inc ........ Northwest Seed, Inc ...... Frankoma, Inc ................ Dyecraftsmen, Inc .......... Wald LLC ....................... Touchstone Designs, LLC. Wilkes Pools Corporation. Any party having a substantial interest in the proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Office of Chief Counsel, Room 7005, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. Please follow the procedures set forth in section 315.9 of EDA’s interim final rule (70 FR 47002) for procedures for requesting a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official program number and title of the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance. 11/4/05 Hardwood furniture and kitchen components. 12/2/05 Metal parts and accessories. 12/2/05 12/7/05 12/13/05 12/2/05 Natural pet treats. Blood glucose and urine monitoring strips for diabetic testing. Soy nut snack foods. Ceramic tableware. 12/13/05 Dyed yarn. 12/13/05 12/14/05 Bicycle components. Electric lamps and lighting fixtures, 12/14/05 Swimming pools. Mill Heights, Herndon, VA 20171; University Laboratories, 12731 Mill Heights, Herndon, VA 20171; Allways, Inc., 12731 Mill Heights, Herndon, VA 20171; Donghua Xue, 12731 Mill Heights, Herndon, VA 20171; Related Persons Order Denying Export Privileges Action Affecting Export Privileges; Zhan Gao, Technology Business Services, University Laboratories, Allways, Inc., Donghua Xue A. Denial of Export Privileges of Zhan Gao On March 5, 2004, in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Virginia, Zhan Gao (‘‘Gao’’) was convicted of two felonies, including one violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706 (2000)) (‘‘IEEPA’’) and one violation of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. 7206 (2000)). As to the IEEPA count, Gao was found guilty of knowingly and willfully having exported and caused to be exported from the United States to the People’s Republic of China, 80 microprocessors, which were Commerce Control List items, without obtaining the required license from the Department of Commerce. These items were controlled for national security reasons for export to China and valued at approximately $500,000. Gao was sentenced to seven months in prison. Section 11(h) of the Export Administration Act of 1979, as amended (currently codified at 50 U.S.C. app. §§ 2491–2420 (2000)) (‘‘Act’’) 1 and In the Matter of Zhan Gao, 12731 Mill Heights, Herndon, VA 20171; Respondent: and Technology Business Services, 12731 1 From August 21, 1994 through November 12, 2000, the Act was in lapse. During that period, the President, through Executive Order 12924, which Dated: December 14, 2005. Benjamin Erulkar, Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. E5–7554 Filed 12–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:23 Dec 19, 2005 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Product Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations 2 (‘‘Regulations’’) provide, in pertinent part, that ‘‘[t]he Director of Exporter Services, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Export Enforcement, may deny export privileges of any person who has been convicted of a violation of * * * IEEPA,’’ for a period not to exceed 10 years from the date of conviction. 15 CFR 766.25(a) and (d). In addition, Section 750.8 of the Regulations states that BIS’s Office of Exporter Services may revoke any BIS licenses previously issued in which the person had an interest in at the time of her conviction. I have received notice of Gao’s conviction for violating the IEEPA, and have provided notice and an opportunity for Gao to make a written submission to the Bureau of Industry and Security as provided in Section 766.25 of the Regulations. Having had been extended by successive Presidential Notices, the last of which was August 3, 2000 (3 CFR, 2000 Comp. 397 (2001)), continued the Regulations in effect under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701– 1706 (2000)) (‘‘IEEPA’’). On November 13, 2000, the Act was reauthorized and it remained in effect through August 20, 2001. Since August 21, 2001, the Act has been in lapse and the President, through Executive Order 13222 of August 17, 2001 (3 CFR, 2001 Comp. 783 (2002)), as extended by the Notice of August 2, 2005 (70 FR 45273, August 5, 2005), has continued the Regulations in effect under the IEEPA. 2 The Regulations are currently codified at 15 CFR parts 730–774 (2005). E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration


Notice of Petitions by Producing Firms for Determination of 
Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment.

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    Pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2341 et 
seq.), the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received 
petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade 
Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. EDA has initiated 
separate investigations to determine whether increased imports into the 
United States of articles like or directly competitive with those 
produced by each firm contributed importantly to the total or partial 
separation of the firm's workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease 
in sales or production of each petitioning firm.

 List of Petitions Received by EDA for Certification of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance for
                              the Period November 4, 2005 Through December 14, 2005
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                                                                     Date petition
                Firm                             Address               accepted                Product
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La Rinascente Pasta, LLC............  808 Natali Drive, Hope, ND           11/4/05  Pasta.
                                       58046.
Pantaloni Manufacturing, Inc........  320 South Washington Street,         11/9/05  Men's and women's clothing.
                                       Boyertown, PA 19512.
Haven Manufacturing Corp............  370 Sterling Industrial             11/14/05  Pipe and metal tubing
                                       Road, Brunswick, GA 31525.                    cutting, processing and
                                                                                     inspection machinery.
Automotive Lifts and Machinery, Corp  200 Benchmark Industrial            11/18/05  Hydraulic automotive lifting
                                       Drive, Streator, IL 61364.                    jacks and hoists for cars
                                                                                     and trucks.

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Glaspro, Inc, dba Zap Skimers.......  101 Pond Cypress Road,              11/21/05  Recreational skimboards and
                                       Venice, FL 34292.                             surfboards.
Latronics Corp......................  1001 Lloyd Avenue, P.O. Box         11/21/05  Hermetic seals and machined
                                       469, Latrobe, PA 15650.                       components.
Comdaco, Inc........................  2000 N. Jesse James Road,           11/29/05  Rubber gaskets, washers and
                                       Excelsior Springs, MO 64024.                  seals.
Cap America, Inc....................  One Cap America Drive,              11/29/05  Caps.
                                       Fredericktown, MO 63645.
Catawissa Lumber & Specialty Co.,     1 Cemetery Street, P.O. Box          11/4/05  Hardwood furniture and
 Inc.                                  176, Catawissa, PA 17820.                     kitchen components.
Genesee Group NY, Inc...............  975 John Street, West                12/2/05  Metal parts and accessories.
                                       Henrietta, NY 14586-9780.
Treatco, Inc........................  2300 N. Broadway Street,             12/2/05  Natural pet treats.
                                       Wichita, KS 67219.
Hypogard USA, Inc...................  7301 Ohms Lane, Suite 200,           12/7/05  Blood glucose and urine
                                       Edina, MN 55439-2335.                         monitoring strips for
                                                                                     diabetic testing.
Northwest Seed, Inc.................  Hwy 111 W., P.O. Box 335,           12/13/05  Soy nut snack foods.
                                       Oregon, MO 64473.
Frankoma, Inc.......................  9549 Frankoma Road, P.O. Box         12/2/05  Ceramic tableware.
                                       789, Sapulpa, OK 74066.
Dyecraftsmen, Inc...................  437 Whittenton Street, P.O.         12/13/05  Dyed yarn.
                                       Box 551, Tauton, MA 02780.
Wald LLC............................  800 East 5th Street,                12/13/05  Bicycle components.
                                       Maysville, KY 41056.
Touchstone Designs, LLC.............  7249 Commerce Drive, Mentor,        12/14/05  Electric lamps and lighting
                                       OH 44060.                                     fixtures,
Wilkes Pools Corporation............  Interstate 80, Exit 242,            12/14/05  Swimming pools.
                                       Mifflinville, PA 18631.
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    Any party having a substantial interest in the proceedings may 
request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing 
must be submitted to the Office of Chief Counsel, Room 7005, Economic 
Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 
20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of 
this notice. Please follow the procedures set forth in section 315.9 of 
EDA's interim final rule (70 FR 47002) for procedures for requesting a 
public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official 
program number and title of the program under which these petitions are 
submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance.

    Dated: December 14, 2005.
Benjamin Erulkar,
Chief Counsel.
 [FR Doc. E5-7554 Filed 12-19-05; 8:45 am]
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