Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Allocation of Tariff Rate Quotas on the Import of Certain Worsted Wool Fabrics to Persons Who Weave Such Fabrics in the United States, 50934-50935 [E7-17541]

Download as PDF 50934 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 171 / Wednesday, September 5, 2007 / Notices Philadelphia, PA 19104. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model JEM–2100. Manufacturer: Jeol, Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to study materials and phenomena that will include metals, ceramics, semiconductors, polymers, biomaterials, atomic diffusion, nanocrystal and thin film growth and evolution, and phase precipitation. The experiments to be conducted involve the high–resolution imaging of nanostructured materials and thin films to evaluate growth mechanisms, crystal structure, and phase stability in inorganic and organic materials and devices. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: August 20, 2007. Faye Robinson, Director. Statutory Import Programs Staff Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–17516 Filed 9–4–07; 8:45 am] International Trade Administration North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904 NAFTA Panel Reviews; Completion of Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Completion of Panel Review of the final remand determination made by the U.S. International Trade Administration, in the matter of Oil Country Tubular Goods from Mexico, Secretariat File No. USA– MEX–2001–1904–03. rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Order of the Binational Panel dated July 19, 2007, affirming the final remand determination described above was completed on August 30, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caratina L. Alston, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 19, 2007, the Binational Panel issued an order, which affirmed the final remand determination of the United States International Trade Administration concerning Oil Country Tubular Goods from Mexico. The Secretariat was instructed to issue a Notice of Completion of Panel Review on the 31st day following the issuance of the Notice of Final Panel Action, if no request for an Extraordinary Challenge was filed. No such request was filed. Therefore, on Jkt 211001 BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Allocation of Tariff Rate Quotas on the Import of Certain Worsted Wool Fabrics to Persons Who Weave Such Fabrics in the United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration. ACTION: The Department of Commerce (Department) is soliciting applications for an allocation of the 2008 tariff rate quotas on certain worsted wool fabric to persons who weave such fabrics in the United States. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 13:51 Sep 04, 2007 Dated: August 30, 2007. Caratina L. Alston, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. E7–17506 Filed 9–4–07; 8:45 am] AGENCY: BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 the basis of the Panel Order and Rule 80 of the Article 1904 Panel Rules, the Panel Review was completed and the panelists discharged from their duties effective August 30, 2007. SUMMARY: The Department hereby solicits applications from persons (including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who weave worsted wool fabrics in the United States for an allocation of the 2008 tariff rate quotas on certain worsted wool fabric. Interested persons must submit an application on the form provided to the address listed below by October 5, 2007. The Department will cause to be published in the Federal Register its determination to allocate the 2008 tariff rate quotas and will notify applicants of their respective allocation as soon as possible after that date. Promptly thereafter, the Department will issue licenses to eligible applicants. DATES: To be considered, applications must be received or postmarked by 5 p.m. on October 5, 2007. ADDRESSES: Applications must be submitted to the Industry Assessment Division, Office of Textiles and Apparel, Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230 (telephone: (202) 482-4058). Application forms may be obtained from that office (via facsimile or mail) or from the following Internet address: http:// web.ita.doc.gov/tacgi/wooltrq.nsf/ TRQApp/fabric FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sergio Botero, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-4058. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BACKGROUND: Title V of the Trade and Development Act of 2000 (the Act) created two tariff rate quotas (TRQs), providing for temporary reductions in the import duties on limited quantities of two categories of worsted wool fabrics suitable for use in making suits, suittype jackets, or trousers: (1) For worsted wool fabric with average fiber diameters greater than 18.5 microns (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) heading 9902.51.11); and (2) for worsted wool fabric with average fiber diameters of 18.5 microns or less (HTS heading 9902.51.12). On August 6, 2002, President Bush signed into law the Trade Act of 2002, which includes several amendments to Title V of the Act. On December 3, 2004, the Act was further amended pursuant to the Miscellaneous Trade Act of 2004, Public Law 108-429. The 2004 amendment included authority for the Department to allocate a TRQ for new HTS category, HTS 9902.51.16. This HTS category refers to worsted wool fabric with average fiber diameter of 18.5 microns or less. The amendment provided that HTS 9902.51.16 is for the benefit of persons (including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who weave such worsted wool fabric in the United States that is suitable for making men’s and boys’ suits. The TRQ for HTS 9902.51.16 provided for temporary reductions in the import duties on 2,000,000 square meters annually for 2005 and 2006. The amendment requires that the TRQ be allocated to persons who weave worsted wool fabric with average fiber diameter of 18.5 microns or less, which is suitable for use in making men’s and boys’ suits, in the United States. On August 17, 2006, the Act was further amended pursuant to the Pension Protection Act of 2006, Public Law 109-280, which extended the TRQ for HTS 9902.51.16 through 2009. On October 24, 2005, the Department adopted final regulations establishing procedures for allocating the TRQ. See 70 FR 61363; 19 CFR 335. In order to be eligible for an allocation, an applicant must submit an application on the form provided at http:// web.ita.doc.gov/tacgi/wooltrq.nsf/ TRQApp/fabric to the address listed above by 5 p.m. on October 5, 2007 in compliance with the requirements of 15 CFR 335. Any business confidential information that is marked business confidential will be kept confidential and protected from disclosure to the full extent permitted by law. E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 171 / Wednesday, September 5, 2007 / Notices Dated: August 30, 2007. R. Matthew Priest, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel. [FR Doc. E7–17541 Filed 9–4–07; 8:45 am] BACKGROUND: BILLING CODE 3510–DS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Allocation of Tariff Rate Quotas on the Import of Certain Worsted Wool Fabrics to Persons Who Cut and Sew Men’s and Boys’ Worsted Wool Suits, Suit-Type Jackets and Trousers in the United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration. ACTION: The Department of Commerce (Department) is soliciting applications for an allocation of the 2008 tariff rate quotas on certain worsted wool fabric to persons who cut and sew men’s and boys’ worsted wool suits, suit-type jackets and trousers in the United States. rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department hereby solicits applications from persons (including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who cut and sew men’s and boys’ worsted wool suits and suitlike jackets and trousers in the United States for an allocation of the 2008 tariff rate quotas on certain worsted wool fabric. Interested persons must submit an application on the form provided to the address listed below by October 5, 2007. The Department will cause to be published in the Federal Register its determination to allocate the 2008 tariff rate quotas and will notify applicants of their respective allocation as soon as possible after that date. Promptly thereafter, the Department will issue licenses to eligible applicants. DATES: To be considered, applications must be received or postmarked by 5 p.m. October 5, 2007. ADDRESSES: Applications must be submitted to the Industry Assessment Division, Office of Textiles and Apparel, Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230 (telephone: (202) 482-4058). Application forms may be obtained from that office (via facsimile or mail) or from the following Internet address: http:// web.ita.doc.gov/tacgi/wooltrq.nsf/ TRQApp. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sergio Botero, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-4058. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:51 Sep 04, 2007 Jkt 211001 50935 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Title V of the Trade and Development Act of 2000 (the Act) created two tariff rate quotas (TRQs), providing for temporary reductions in the import duties on limited quantities of two categories of worsted wool fabrics suitable for use in making suits, suittype jackets, or trousers: (1) for worsted wool fabric with average fiber diameters greater than 18.5 microns (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) heading 9902.51.11); and (2) for worsted wool fabric with average fiber diameters of 18.5 microns or less (HTS heading 9902.51.12). On August 6, 2002, President Bush signed into law the Trade Act of 2002, which includes several amendments to Title V of the Act. On December 3, 2004, the Act was further amended pursuant to the Miscellaneous Trade Act of 2004, Public Law 108-429, by increasing the TRQ for worsted wool fabric with average fiber diameters greater than 18.5 microns, HTS 9902.51.11, to an annual total level of 5.5 million square meters, and extending it through 2007, and increasing the TRQ for average fiber diameters of 18.5 microns or less, HTS 9902.51.15 (previously 9902.51.12), to an annual total level of 5 million square meters and extending it through 2006. On August 17, 2006 the Act was further amended pursuant to the Pension Protection Act of 2006, Public Law 109280, which extended both TRQs, 9902.51.11 and 9902.51.15, through 2009. The Act requires that the TRQs be allocated to persons who cut and sew men’s and boys’ worsted wool suits, suit-type jackets and trousers in the United States. On October 24, 2005, the Department adopted final regulations establishing procedures for allocating the TRQ. See 70 FR 61363; 19 CFR 335. In order to be eligible for an allocation, an applicant must submit an application on the form provided at http:// web.ita.doc.gov/tacgi/wooltrq.nsf/ TRQApp to the address listed above by 5 p.m. on October 5, 2007 in compliance with the requirements of 15 CFR 335. Any business confidential information that is marked business confidential will be kept confidential and protected from disclosure to the full extent permitted by law. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Dated: August 30, 2007. R. Matthew Priest, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel. [FR Doc. E7–17548 Filed 9–4–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Special Subsistence Permits and Harvest Logs for Pacific Halibut in Waters Off Alaska National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before November 5, 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 instruments and instructions should be directed to Patsy A. Bearden, 907–586– 7008 or patsy.bearden@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) designed the halibut subsistence fishing reporting instruments in this collection to work in conjunction with other halibut harvest assessment measures to retrieve essential Pacific halibut information while minimizing the reporting burden on subsistence halibut fishermen. Ceremonial and Educational Permits in International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) Area 2C or 3A are available exclusively to Alaska Native Tribes listed in 50 CFR 300.65(f)(2). The permits consist of a laminated permit card and a harvest log. Eligible Alaska Native tribes are limited to one Ceremonial Permit Coordinator per tribe, and one authorized instructor per Educational Program. Both permits expire 30 days from date of issuance. A Community Harvest Permit (CHP) is issued to an Alaska Native Tribe, or to eligible rural communities in the absence of a tribe, provided the tribe or community is listed in § 300.65(f)(1) or E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Allocation of Tariff 
Rate Quotas on the Import of Certain Worsted Wool Fabrics to Persons 
Who Weave Such Fabrics in the United States

AGENCY: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration.

ACTION: The Department of Commerce (Department) is soliciting 
applications for an allocation of the 2008 tariff rate quotas on 
certain worsted wool fabric to persons who weave such fabrics in the 
United States.

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SUMMARY: The Department hereby solicits applications from persons 
(including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who weave 
worsted wool fabrics in the United States for an allocation of the 2008 
tariff rate quotas on certain worsted wool fabric. Interested persons 
must submit an application on the form provided to the address listed 
below by October 5, 2007. The Department will cause to be published in 
the Federal Register its determination to allocate the 2008 tariff rate 
quotas and will notify applicants of their respective allocation as 
soon as possible after that date. Promptly thereafter, the Department 
will issue licenses to eligible applicants.

DATES: To be considered, applications must be received or postmarked by 
5 p.m. on October 5, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Applications must be submitted to the Industry Assessment 
Division, Office of Textiles and Apparel, Room 3001, United States 
Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230 (telephone: (202) 482-
4058). Application forms may be obtained from that office (via 
facsimile or mail) or from the following Internet address: http://
web.ita.doc.gov/tacgi/wooltrq.nsf/TRQApp/fabric

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sergio Botero, Office of Textiles and 
Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-4058.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

BACKGROUND:

    Title V of the Trade and Development Act of 2000 (the Act) created 
two tariff rate quotas (TRQs), providing for temporary reductions in 
the import duties on limited quantities of two categories of worsted 
wool fabrics suitable for use in making suits, suit-type jackets, or 
trousers: (1) For worsted wool fabric with average fiber diameters 
greater than 18.5 microns (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States (HTS) heading 9902.51.11); and (2) for worsted wool fabric with 
average fiber diameters of 18.5 microns or less (HTS heading 
9902.51.12). On August 6, 2002, President Bush signed into law the 
Trade Act of 2002, which includes several amendments to Title V of the 
Act. On December 3, 2004, the Act was further amended pursuant to the 
Miscellaneous Trade Act of 2004, Public Law 108-429. The 2004 amendment 
included authority for the Department to allocate a TRQ for new HTS 
category, HTS 9902.51.16. This HTS category refers to worsted wool 
fabric with average fiber diameter of 18.5 microns or less. The 
amendment provided that HTS 9902.51.16 is for the benefit of persons 
(including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who weave such 
worsted wool fabric in the United States that is suitable for making 
men's and boys' suits. The TRQ for HTS 9902.51.16 provided for 
temporary reductions in the import duties on 2,000,000 square meters 
annually for 2005 and 2006. The amendment requires that the TRQ be 
allocated to persons who weave worsted wool fabric with average fiber 
diameter of 18.5 microns or less, which is suitable for use in making 
men's and boys' suits, in the United States. On August 17, 2006, the 
Act was further amended pursuant to the Pension Protection Act of 2006, 
Public Law 109-280, which extended the TRQ for HTS 9902.51.16 through 
2009.
    On October 24, 2005, the Department adopted final regulations 
establishing procedures for allocating the TRQ. See 70 FR 61363; 19 CFR 
335. In order to be eligible for an allocation, an applicant must 
submit an application on the form provided at http://web.ita.doc.gov/
tacgi/wooltrq.nsf/TRQApp/fabric to the address listed above by 5 p.m. 
on October 5, 2007 in compliance with the requirements of 15 CFR 335. 
Any business confidential information that is marked business 
confidential will be kept confidential and protected from disclosure to 
the full extent permitted by law.


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Dated: August 30, 2007.
R. Matthew Priest,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel.
[FR Doc. E7-17541 Filed 9-4-07; 8:45 am]
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