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Download as PDF 7070 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 28 / Friday, February 10, 2006 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. TA–2104–20] U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement: Potential Economy-Wide and Selected Sectoral Effects United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation and scheduling of public hearing. AGENCY: rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES1 EFFECTIVE DATE: February 3, 2006. SUMMARY: Following receipt of a request from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on January 13, 2006, the Commission instituted investigation No. TA–2104–20, U.S.Peru Trade Promotion Agreement: Potential Economy-wide and Selected Sectoral Effects, under section 2104(f) of the Trade Act of 2002 (19 U.S.C. 3804(f)), for the purpose of assessing the likely impact of the U.S. Trade Promotion Agreement with Peru on the United States economy as a whole and on specific industry sectors and the interests of U.S. consumers. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leaders Nannette Christ, Office of Economics (202–205–3263; nannette.christ@usitc.gov) or Laura Polly, Office of Industries (202–205– 3408; laura.polly@usitc.gov). For information on legal aspects, contact William Gearhart of the Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091; william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819; margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Background: As requested by the USTR, the Commission will prepare a report as specified in section 2104(f)(2)– (3) of the Trade Act of 2002 assessing the likely impact of the U.S. Trade Promotion Agreement with Peru on the U.S. economy as a whole and on specific industry sectors, including the impact the agreement will have on the gross domestic product, exports and imports, aggregate employment and employment opportunities, the production, employment, and competitive position of industries likely to be significantly affected by the agreement, and the interests of U.S. consumers. In preparing its assessment, the Commission will review available economic assessments regarding the agreement, including literature concerning any substantially equivalent proposed agreement, and will provide in its assessment a description of the analyses used and conclusions drawn in such literature, and a discussion of areas VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:10 Feb 09, 2006 Jkt 208001 of consensus and divergence between the various analyses and conclusions, including those of the Commission regarding the agreement. Section 2104(f)(2) requires that the Commission submit its report to the President and the Congress not later than 90 days after the President enters into the agreement, which he can do 90 days after he notifies the Congress of his intent to do so. On January 6, 2006, the President notified the Congress of his intent to enter into a TPA with Peru. The USTR requested that the Commission provide the report as soon as possible. Public Hearing: A public hearing in connection with the investigation is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. on March 15, 2006, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. All persons shall have the right to appear, by counsel or in person, to present information and to be heard. Requests to appear at the public hearing should be filed with the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, no later than 5:15 p.m., February 27, 2006. Any prehearing briefs (original and 14 copies) should be filed no later than 5:15 p.m., March 1, 2006; the deadline for filing posthearing briefs or statements is 5:15 p.m., March 29, 2006. In the event that, as of the close of business on February 27, 2006, no witnesses are scheduled to appear at the hearing, the hearing will be canceled. Any person interested in attending the hearing as an observer or nonparticipant may call the Secretary to the Commission (202–205–2000) after February 27, 2006, for information concerning whether the hearing will be held. Written Submissions: In lieu of or in addition to participating in the hearing, interested parties are invited to submit written statements concerning the matters to be addressed by the Commission in its report on this investigation. Submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. To be assured of consideration by the Commission, written statements related to the Commission’s report should be submitted to the Commission at the earliest practical date and should be received no later than 5:15 p.m., March 29, 2006. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 of the rules requires that a signed original (or copy designated as an original) and fourteen PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (14) copies of each document be filed. In the event that confidential treatment of the document is requested, at least four (4) additional copies must be filed, in which the confidential business information must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information regarding confidential business information). The Commission’s rules do not authorize filing submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the rules (see Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, ftp://ftp.usitc.gov/ pub/reports/ electronic_filing_handbook.pdf). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000 or edis@usitc.gov). Any submissions that contain confidential business information must also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the ‘‘confidential’’ or ‘‘nonconfidential’’ version, and that the confidential business information be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made available in the Office of the Secretary to the Commission for inspection by interested parties. The Commission intends to prepare only a public report in this investigation. The report that the Commission sends to the President and the Congress and makes available to the public will not contain confidential business information. Any confidential business information received by the Commission in this investigation and used in preparing the report will not be published in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) http://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. Issued: February 6, 2006. E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 28 / Friday, February 10, 2006 / Notices By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E6–1884 Filed 2–9–06; 8:45 am] Information Regarding Federal Firearms Dealer’s Records (Records of Acquisition and Disposition). BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Government-Owned Invention: Available for Licensing AGENCY: Justice Management Division, Justice. Notice of availability of invention for licensing. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of Justice hereby gives notice of the availability of exclusive, partially exclusive, on nonexclusive licenses to practice the invention described in U.S. Patent No. 6,525,579, ‘‘Pulse Translational Circuits,’’ issued February 25, 2003. The Federal Government’s patent rights to this invention are assigned to the United States of America, as represented by the Attorney General. Any license granted shall comply with 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR part 404. DATES: Applications for a license may be submitted at any time from the date of this notice. ADDRESSES: Submit application to Deputy Assistant Attorney General/ Controller, Justice Management Division, Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20530. 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[FR Doc. 06–1237 Filed 2–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–AR–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES1 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Request for ACTION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:10 Feb 09, 2006 Jkt 208001 The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 70, Number 181, page 55166 on September 20, 2005, allowing for a 60 day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until March 13, 2006. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to The Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7071 Overview of this Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Request for Information Regarding Federal Firearms Dealer’s Records (Records of Acquisition and Disposition). (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: ATF F 5300.3A. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other forprofit. Other: None. Abstract: Firearms licensees are required to keep records of acquisition and disposition. These records remain with the licensee as long as he is in business. When a firearms or ammunition business is discontinued and succeeded by a new licensee, the records required to be kept shall appropriately reflect such facts and shall be delivered to the successor. When discontinuance of the business is absolute, such records shall be delivered within thirty days after the business discontinuance to ATF. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There will be an estimated 28,000 respondents, who will complete the form within approximately 5 minutes. (6) An estimate of the total burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 2,380 total burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Brenda E. Dyer, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 7, 2006. Brenda E. Dyer, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E6–1908 Filed 2–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FB–P E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. TA-2104-20]


U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement: Potential Economy-Wide and 
Selected Sectoral Effects

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Institution of investigation and scheduling of public hearing.

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EFFECTIVE DATE: February 3, 2006.
SUMMARY: Following receipt of a request from the United States Trade 
Representative (USTR) on January 13, 2006, the Commission instituted 
investigation No. TA-2104-20, U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement: 
Potential Economy-wide and Selected Sectoral Effects, under section 
2104(f) of the Trade Act of 2002 (19 U.S.C. 3804(f)), for the purpose 
of assessing the likely impact of the U.S. Trade Promotion Agreement 
with Peru on the United States economy as a whole and on specific 
industry sectors and the interests of U.S. consumers.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leaders Nannette Christ, 
Office of Economics (202-205-3263; nannette.christ@usitc.gov) or Laura 
Polly, Office of Industries (202-205-3408; laura.polly@usitc.gov). For 
information on legal aspects, contact William Gearhart of the Office of 
the General Counsel (202-205-3091; william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The 
media should contact Margaret O'Laughlin, Office of External Relations 
(202-205-1819; margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov).
    Background: As requested by the USTR, the Commission will prepare a 
report as specified in section 2104(f)(2)-(3) of the Trade Act of 2002 
assessing the likely impact of the U.S. Trade Promotion Agreement with 
Peru on the U.S. economy as a whole and on specific industry sectors, 
including the impact the agreement will have on the gross domestic 
product, exports and imports, aggregate employment and employment 
opportunities, the production, employment, and competitive position of 
industries likely to be significantly affected by the agreement, and 
the interests of U.S. consumers.
    In preparing its assessment, the Commission will review available 
economic assessments regarding the agreement, including literature 
concerning any substantially equivalent proposed agreement, and will 
provide in its assessment a description of the analyses used and 
conclusions drawn in such literature, and a discussion of areas of 
consensus and divergence between the various analyses and conclusions, 
including those of the Commission regarding the agreement.
    Section 2104(f)(2) requires that the Commission submit its report 
to the President and the Congress not later than 90 days after the 
President enters into the agreement, which he can do 90 days after he 
notifies the Congress of his intent to do so. On January 6, 2006, the 
President notified the Congress of his intent to enter into a TPA with 
Peru. The USTR requested that the Commission provide the report as soon 
as possible.
    Public Hearing: A public hearing in connection with the 
investigation is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. on March 15, 2006, at 
the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC. All persons shall have the right to appear, by counsel 
or in person, to present information and to be heard. Requests to 
appear at the public hearing should be filed with the Secretary, United 
States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 
20436, no later than 5:15 p.m., February 27, 2006. Any prehearing 
briefs (original and 14 copies) should be filed no later than 5:15 
p.m., March 1, 2006; the deadline for filing posthearing briefs or 
statements is 5:15 p.m., March 29, 2006. In the event that, as of the 
close of business on February 27, 2006, no witnesses are scheduled to 
appear at the hearing, the hearing will be canceled. Any person 
interested in attending the hearing as an observer or nonparticipant 
may call the Secretary to the Commission (202-205-2000) after February 
27, 2006, for information concerning whether the hearing will be held.
    Written Submissions: In lieu of or in addition to participating in 
the hearing, interested parties are invited to submit written 
statements concerning the matters to be addressed by the Commission in 
its report on this investigation. Submissions should be addressed to 
the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. To be assured of consideration by the 
Commission, written statements related to the Commission's report 
should be submitted to the Commission at the earliest practical date 
and should be received no later than 5:15 p.m., March 29, 2006. All 
written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 
of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). 
Section 201.8 of the rules requires that a signed original (or copy 
designated as an original) and fourteen (14) copies of each document be 
filed. In the event that confidential treatment of the document is 
requested, at least four (4) additional copies must be filed, in which 
the confidential business information must be deleted (see the 
following paragraph for further information regarding confidential 
business information). The Commission's rules do not authorize filing 
submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except 
to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the rules (see Handbook for 
Electronic Filing Procedures, ftp://ftp.usitc.gov/pub/reports/
electronic_filing_handbook.pdf). Persons with questions regarding 
electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202-205-2000 or 
edis@usitc.gov).
    Any submissions that contain confidential business information must 
also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the 
rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages 
be clearly marked as to whether they are the ``confidential'' or 
``nonconfidential'' version, and that the confidential business 
information be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written 
submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made 
available in the Office of the Secretary to the Commission for 
inspection by interested parties.
    The Commission intends to prepare only a public report in this 
investigation. The report that the Commission sends to the President 
and the Congress and makes available to the public will not contain 
confidential business information. Any confidential business 
information received by the Commission in this investigation and used 
in preparing the report will not be published in a manner that would 
reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information.
    The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the 
Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) http://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing 
impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by 
contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on 202-205-1810. Persons with 
mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access 
to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202-
205-2000.

    Issued: February 6, 2006.


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    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. E6-1884 Filed 2-9-06; 8:45 am]
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