Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 41055-41056 [07-3657]

Download as PDF 41055 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 143 / Thursday, July 26, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Business and Professional Classification Report ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: To ensure consideration written comments must be submitted on or before September 24, 2007. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Scott Handmaker, Chief, Economic Classifications Operations Branch, U.S. Census Bureau, 8K149, Washington, DC 20233, Telephone: 301–763–7107; E-mail: Scott.P.Handmaker@census.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Business and Professional Classification Report survey, (Form SQ– CLASS) collects information about new businesses to properly classify them for Census Bureau economic surveys. The survey samples businesses with newly assigned Employer Identification Numbers (EINs) from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) quarterly, on the SQ–CLASS form. This survey is conducted only once for each new business that is sampled. The SQ– CLASS form collects minimum data about a business on such areas as: primary business activity, EIN verification, company structure, size, and business operations. This information is used to replenish the Census Bureau survey universe with properly classified new businesses, updated administrative information, and current business data, which reduce respondent burdens to Census surveys and assure high quality economic estimates. The Census Bureau plans only minimal changes to the form and instruction sheet. The wording of the questions and instructions for both sales and inventory will be reworded to be in line with the Census Bureau’s monthly and annual surveys. proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: July 20, 2007. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E7–14456 Filed 7–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P II. Method of Collection DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The information will be collected by mail, fax, and telephone follow-up. Economic Development Administration III. Data OMB Number: 0607–0189. Form Number: SQ–CLASS. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50,000. Estimated Time per Response: 13 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,835. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $316,057. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C. Section 182. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: Notice and Opportunity for Public Comment. ACTION: 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 JUNE 21, 2007 THROUGH JULY 20, 2007 Date petition accepted Address Rex Granite Company Inc ....................... rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Firm P.O. Box 924, 414 Lincoln Avenue, St. Cloud, MN 56302. 6/29/2007 Fit Well Prosthetic & Orthotic Center ...... 50 South 900 East, #1, Salt Lake City, UT 84102. 80 South Prospect Street, Hallam, PA 17406. 24 Carpenter Road, Chester, NY 10918 7/2/2007 Granite monuments, markers, countertops and other granite products produced from raw stone. Artificial limbs. 7/3/2007 Jackets, wind shirts, gloves, and hats. Red Lion Manufacturing .......................... Repro-Med Systems, Inc ......................... VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:36 Jul 25, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7/18/2007 E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM Product First aid boxes and kits. 26JYN1 41056 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 143 / Thursday, July 26, 2007 / Notices LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE FOR THE PERIOD JUNE 21, 2007 THROUGH JULY 20, 2007—Continued Date petition accepted Firm Address SolidTech Animal Health, Inc .................. P.O. Box 790, Newcastle, OK 73065 ..... 7/5/2007 Maine Wood Concepts ............................ 1687 New Vinegard Rd., P.O. Box 268, New Vineyard, ME 04956. 7/11/2007 Channer Corporation ............................... 13720 West Polo Trail Drive, Lake Forest, IL 60045. 23351 Grissom Drive, Robertsdale, AL 36567. 1760 Kilkenny Court, Woodstock, IL 60098. 7/20/2007 Quality Filters, Inc ................................... Molding Automation Concepts, Inc ......... Cox Manufacturing .................................. 5500 N. Loop 1604 E., San Antonio, TX 78247. 2 Spratt Technology Drive, Sterling, MA 01564. 1855 Holste Road, Northbrook, IL 60062. 5985 S. 6th Way, Ridgefield, Washington 98642. 3715 E. Longfellow Avenue, Spokane, WA 99217–6716. 233 Railroad Drive, Warminster, PA 18974. 4265–C East Lincoln Way, Wooster, OH 44691. 1855 Holste Road, Northbrook, IL 60062. Fiberoptic Components, LLC .................. Pylon Tool Corporation ........................... Attbar, Inc ................................................ Belair Composites ................................... Franklin Instrument Company ................. RBB Systems, Inc ................................... ESP Manufacturing, Inc .......................... Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Office of Performance Evaluation, Room 7009, 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 final rule (71 FR 56704) 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: July 20, 2007. William P. Kittredge, Program Officer for TAA. [FR Doc. 07–3657 Filed 7–25–07; 8:45 am] 7/20/2007 7/3/2007 7/5/2007 6/21/2007 Articles of plastics/plastic parts. 6/21/2007 Hoses. 6/29/2007 Manufactures battery and AC operated wall clocks. Printed circuit assemblies. 7/5/2007 6/28/2007 International Trade Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Information on Articles for Physically or Mentally Handicapped Persons Imported Free of Duty International Trade Administration, Commerce. AGENCY: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Written comments must be submitted on or before September 24, 2007. Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th & Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230 or via Internet at ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:36 Jul 25, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Air purification equipment manufacturing. Conveyors, robots and automation equipment for the parts handling of plastic or metal processing machinery. Parts and accessories for tractors, excluding agricultural use. Insulated optical fiber cables. Electrical metal contacts for heading. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ACTION: Hypodermic syringes, with or without their needles. Diversified wood products such as handles, knobs, craft items, novelties, toys, etc. Wire leads and harnesses. 7/11/2007 DATES: BILLING CODE 3510–24–P rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 7/18/2007 Product Electro mechanical brass and bronze metal stampings. dHynek@doc.gov. Telephone No. (202) 482–0266. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Request for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to: Faye Robinson, Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 2104, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; Phone number (202) 482– 1660, fax number (202) 482–0949. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract Congress, enacted legislation to implement the Nairobi Protocol to the Florence Agreement, included a provision for the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security (‘‘DHS’’) to collect information on the import of articles for the handicapped. Form ITA–362P, Information on Articles for Physically and Mentally Handicapped Persons Imported Free of Duty, is the vehicle by which statistical information is obtained to assess whether the duty-free treatment of articles for the handicapped has had a significant adverse impact on a domestic industry (or portion thereof) manufacturing or producing a like or directly competitive article. Without the collection of data, it would be almost impossible for a sound determination to E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration


Notice of Petitions by 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 June 21, 2007 Through July 20, 2007
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                                                                      Date petition
                  Firm                             Address               accepted               Product
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Rex Granite Company Inc................  P.O. Box 924, 414 Lincoln         6/29/2007  Granite monuments,
                                          Avenue, St. Cloud, MN                        markers, countertops and
                                          56302.                                       other granite products
                                                                                       produced from raw stone.
Fit Well Prosthetic & Orthotic Center..  50 South 900 East, #1,             7/2/2007  Artificial limbs.
                                          Salt Lake City, UT 84102.
Red Lion Manufacturing.................  80 South Prospect Street,          7/3/2007  Jackets, wind shirts,
                                          Hallam, PA 17406.                            gloves, and hats.
Repro-Med Systems, Inc.................  24 Carpenter Road,                7/18/2007  First aid boxes and kits.
                                          Chester, NY 10918.

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SolidTech Animal Health, Inc...........  P.O. Box 790, Newcastle,           7/5/2007  Hypodermic syringes, with
                                          OK 73065.                                    or without their needles.
Maine Wood Concepts....................  1687 New Vinegard Rd.,            7/11/2007  Diversified wood products
                                          P.O. Box 268, New                            such as handles, knobs,
                                          Vineyard, ME 04956.                          craft items, novelties,
                                                                                       toys, etc.
Channer Corporation....................  13720 West Polo Trail             7/20/2007  Wire leads and harnesses.
                                          Drive, Lake Forest, IL
                                          60045.
Quality Filters, Inc...................  23351 Grissom Drive,              7/18/2007  Air purification equipment
                                          Robertsdale, AL 36567.                       manufacturing.
Molding Automation Concepts, Inc.......  1760 Kilkenny Court,              7/20/2007  Conveyors, robots and
                                          Woodstock, IL 60098.                         automation equipment for
                                                                                       the parts handling of
                                                                                       plastic or metal
                                                                                       processing machinery.
Cox Manufacturing......................  5500 N. Loop 1604 E., San          7/3/2007  Parts and accessories for
                                          Antonio, TX 78247.                           tractors, excluding
                                                                                       agricultural use.
Fiberoptic Components, LLC.............  2 Spratt Technology Drive,         7/5/2007  Insulated optical fiber
                                          Sterling, MA 01564.                          cables.
Pylon Tool Corporation.................  1855 Holste Road,                 7/11/2007  Electrical metal contacts
                                          Northbrook, IL 60062.                        for heading.
Attbar, Inc............................  5985 S. 6th Way,                  6/21/2007  Articles of plastics/
                                          Ridgefield, Washington                       plastic parts.
                                          98642.
Belair Composites......................  3715 E. Longfellow Avenue,        6/21/2007  Hoses.
                                          Spokane, WA 99217-6716.
Franklin Instrument Company............  233 Railroad Drive,               6/29/2007  Manufactures battery and
                                          Warminster, PA 18974.                        AC operated wall clocks.
RBB Systems, Inc.......................  4265-C East Lincoln Way,           7/5/2007  Printed circuit
                                          Wooster, OH 44691.                           assemblies.
ESP Manufacturing, Inc.................  1855 Holste Road,                 6/28/2007  Electro mechanical brass
                                          Northbrook, IL 60062.                        and bronze metal
                                                                                       stampings.
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    Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may 
request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing 
must be submitted to the Office of Performance Evaluation, Room 7009, 
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 final rule (71 FR 56704) 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: July 20, 2007.
William P. Kittredge,
Program Officer for TAA.
[FR Doc. 07-3657 Filed 7-25-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-24-P