Sunshine Act Meeting Notice, 50119 [E7-17231]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 168 / Thursday, August 30, 2007 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–07–016] Sunshine Act Meeting Notice United States International Trade Commission. TIME AND DATE: September 7, 2007 at 11 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Agenda for future meetings: None. 2. Minutes. 3. Ratification List. 4. Inv. Nos. 701–TA–365–366 and 731–TA–734–735 (Second Review) (Certain Pasta from Italy and Turkey)— briefing and vote. (The Commission is currently scheduled to transmit its determinations and Commissioners’ opinions to the Secretary of Commerce on or before September 27, 2007.) 5. Outstanding action jackets: None. In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the agenda of the following meeting. AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: By order of the Commission. Issued: August 27, 2007. William R. Bishop, Hearings and Meetings Coordinator. [FR Doc. E7–17231 Filed 8–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Summary of Commission Practice Relating to Administrative Protective Orders U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Summary of Commission practice relating to administrative protective orders. rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Since February 1991, the U.S. International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) has issued an annual report on the status of its practice with respect to violations of its administrative protective orders (‘‘APOs’’) in investigations under Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 in response to a direction contained in the Conference Report to the Customs and Trade Act of 1990. Over time, the Commission has added to its report discussions of APO breaches in Commission proceedings other than under Title VII and violations of the VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:38 Aug 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 Commission’s rules including the rule on bracketing business proprietary information (‘‘BPI’’) (the ‘‘24-hour rule’’), 19 CFR 207.3(c). This notice provides a summary of investigations completed during calendar year 2006 of breaches in proceedings under Title VII. In 2006, there were no completed investigations of breaches in proceedings other than Title VII. The Commission intends that this report inform representatives of parties to Commission proceedings as to some specific types of APO breaches encountered by the Commission and the corresponding types of actions the Commission has taken. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol McCue Verratti, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–3088. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at (202) 205–1810. General information concerning the Commission can also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Representatives of parties to investigations or other proceedings conducted under Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930, sections 202 and 204 of the Trade Act of 1974, section 421 of the Trade Act of 1974, section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, and NAFTA Article 1904.13, 19 U.S.C. 1516a(g)(7)(A) may enter into APOs that permit them, under strict conditions, to obtain access to BPI (Title VII) or confidential business information (‘‘CBI’’) (section 421, sections 201–204, and section 337) of other parties. See 19 U.S.C. 1677f; 19 CFR 207.7; 19 CFR 207.100, et. seq.; 19 U.S.C. 2252(i); 19 U.S.C. 2451a(b)(3); 19 CFR 206.17; 19 U.S.C. 1337(n); 19 CFR 210.5, 210.34. The discussion below describes APO breach investigations that the Commission has completed during calendar year 2006, including a description of actions taken in response to these breaches. Since 1991, the Commission has published annually a summary of its actions in response to violations of Commission APOs and the 24-hour rule. See 56 FR 4846 (Feb. 6, 1991); 57 FR 12,335 (Apr. 9, 1992); 58 FR 21,991 (Apr. 26, 1993); 59 FR 16,834 (Apr. 8, 1994); 60 FR 24,880 (May 10, 1995); 61 FR 21,203 (May 9, 1996); 62 FR 13,164 (March 19, 1997); 63 FR 25064 (May 6, 1998); 64 FR 23355 (April 30, 1999); 65 FR 30434 (May 11, 2000); 66 FR 27685 (May 18, 2001); 67 FR 39425 (June 7, 2002); 68 FR 28256 (May 23, 2003); 69 FR 29972 (May 26, 2004); 70 FR 42382 PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50119 (July 25, 2005); 71 FR 39355 (July 12, 2006). This report does not provide an exhaustive list of conduct that will be deemed to be a breach of the Commission’s APOs. APO breach inquiries are considered on a case-bycase basis. As part of the effort to educate practitioners about the Commission’s current APO practice, the Commission Secretary issued in March 2005 a fourth edition of An Introduction to Administrative Protective Order Practice in Import Injury Investigations (Pub. No. 3755). This document is available upon request from the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, tel. (202) 205–2000 and on the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.usitc.gov. I. In General The current APO form for antidumping and countervailing duty investigations, which was revised in March 2005, requires the applicant to swear that he or she will: (1) Not divulge any of the BPI obtained under this APO or otherwise obtained in this investigation and not otherwise available to him or her, to any person other than — (i) Personnel of the Commission concerned with the investigation, (ii) The person or agency from whom the BPI was obtained, (iii) A person whose application for disclosure of BPI under this APO has been granted by the Secretary, and (iv) Other persons, such as paralegals and clerical staff, who (a) are employed or supervised by and under the direction and control of the authorized applicant or another authorized applicant in the same firm whose application has been granted; (b) have a need thereof in connection with the investigation; (c) are not involved in competitive decision making for an interested party which is a party to the investigation; and (d) have signed the acknowledgment for clerical personnel in the form attached hereto (the authorized applicant shall also sign such acknowledgment and will be deemed responsible for such persons’ compliance with the APO); (2) Use such BPI solely for the purposes of the above-captioned Commission investigation or for judicial or binational panel review of such Commission investigation; (3) Not consult with any person not described in paragraph (1) concerning BPI disclosed under this APO or otherwise obtained in this investigation without first having received the written consent of the Secretary and the party E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[USITC SE-07-016]


 Sunshine Act Meeting Notice

Agency Holding the Meeting: United States International Trade 
Commission.

Time and Date: September 7, 2007 at 11 a.m.

Place: Room 101, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: 
(202) 205-2000.

Status: Open to the public.

Matters to be Considered: 
    1. Agenda for future meetings: None.
    2. Minutes.
    3. Ratification List.
    4. Inv. Nos. 701-TA-365-366 and 731-TA-734-735 (Second Review) 
(Certain Pasta from Italy and Turkey)--briefing and vote. (The 
Commission is currently scheduled to transmit its determinations and 
Commissioners' opinions to the Secretary of Commerce on or before 
September 27, 2007.)
    5. Outstanding action jackets: None.
    In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, 
not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the 
agenda of the following meeting.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: August 27, 2007.
William R. Bishop,
Hearings and Meetings Coordinator.
[FR Doc. E7-17231 Filed 8-29-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7020-02-P