Government In the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice, 73884-73885 [E7-25099]

Download as PDF 73884 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices notice cited above and the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and C (19 CFR part 207). Authority: These investigations are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: December 20, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–25176 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–625] In the Matter of Certain Self-Cleaning Litter Boxes and Components Thereof; Notice of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on November 26, 2007, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Applica Incorporated of Miramar, Florida; Applica Consumer Products, Inc. of Miramar, Florida; and Water Research Company of West Dundee, Illinois. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain self-cleaning litter boxes and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. RE36,847. The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and a cease and desist order. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, is available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202–205–2000. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 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. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at http:// www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Goalwin, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2574. Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2007). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on December 21, 2007, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain self-cleaning litter boxes or components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 8, 13, 24–25, 27, 31–33, 36–37, 41–42, and 46–48 of U.S. Patent No. RE36,847, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainants are— Applica Incorporated, 3633 Flamingo Road, Miramar, Florida 33027; Applica Consumer Products, Inc., 3633 Flamingo Road, Miramar, Florida 33027; Waters Research Company, 213 West Main Street, West Dundee, Illinois 60118. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Lucky Litter, L.L.C., 2 N Riverside Plaza, Chicago, Illinois 60606; Doskocil Manufacturing Co., Inc., 4209 Barnett Blvd., Arlington, Texas 76017; PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 OurPet’s Company, 1300 East Street, Fairport Harbor, Ohio 44077. (c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this investigation, is Anne Goalwin, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Room 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Honorable Theodore R. Essex is designated as the presiding administrative law judge. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(d) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent. Issued: December 21, 2007. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–25237 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–07–029] Government In the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice Agency Holding the Meeting: United States International Trade Commission. Time and Date: January 3, 2008 at 11 a.m. Place: Room 101, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000. E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices Status: Open to the public. Matters To Be Considered: 1. Agenda for future meetings: None. 2. Minutes. 3. Ratification List. 4. Inv. Nos. 731–TA–1112 and 1113 (Final) (Glycine from Japan and Korea)—briefing and vote. (The Commission is currently scheduled to transmit its determinations and Commissioners’ opinions to the Secretary of Commerce on or before January 10, 2008). 5. Outstanding action jackets: (1) Document No. GC–07–225 (Administrative matter). 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: December 20, 2007. William R. Bishop, Hearings and Meetings Coordinator. [FR Doc. E7–25099 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH); Request for Nominations Occupational Safety and Health Administration, (OSHA), Labor. ACTION: Request for nominations for persons to serve on MACOSH. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: OSHA intends to recharter the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH), which expires on June 26, 2008. MACOSH advises the Secretary of Labor on matters relating to occupational safety and health programs, new initiatives, and standards for the maritime industries of the United States which include Longshoring, Marine Terminals, and Shipyard Employment. The Committee will consist of 15 members and will be chosen from among a cross-section of individuals who represent the following interests: employers; employees; Federal and State safety and health organizations; professional organizations specializing in occupational safety and health; national standards setting groups; and academia. OSHA invites persons interested in serving on MACOSH to submit their names for consideration for committee membership. VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 Nominations for MACOSH membership should be postmarked by February 11, 2008 ADDRESSES: Nominations for MACOSH membership should be sent to: Dorothy Dougherty, Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Room N–3718, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph V. Daddura, Acting Director, Office of Maritime, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Room N–3621, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: (202) 693–2086. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: OSHA intends to recharter MACOSH for another 2 years. MACOSH was established to advise the Secretary on various issues pertaining to providing safe and healthful employment in the maritime industries. The Secretary consults with MACOSH on various related subjects, including: ways to increase the effectiveness of safety and health standards that apply to the maritime industries, injury and illness prevention, the use of stakeholder partnerships to improve training and outreach initiatives, and ways to increase the national dialogue on occupational safety and health. In addition, MACOSH provides advice on enforcement initiatives that will help improve the working conditions and the safety and health of men and women employed in the maritime industries. Nominations: OSHA is looking for committed MACOSH members who have a strong interest in the safety and health of workers in the maritime industries. The Agency is looking for nominees to represent the following interests and categories: employees; employers; State or Federal safety and health organizations; professional organizations; national standards setting groups; and academia. OSHA seeks a broad-based and diverse membership for MACOSH. Nominations of women and minorities are encouraged. Nominations of new members or resubmissions of former or current members will be accepted in all categories of membership. Interested persons may nominate themselves or may submit the name of another person who they believe to be interested in and qualified to serve on MACOSH. Nominations may also be submitted by organizations from one of the categories listed above. Nominations should include the name, address, and telephone number of the candidate. Each nomination should include a DATE: PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73885 summary of the candidate’s training or experience relating to safety and health in maritime industries and the interest the candidate represents. In addition to listing the candidate’s qualifications to serve on the committee, each nomination should state that the person consents to the nomination and acknowledges the commitment and responsibilities of serving on MACOSH. Authority: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice under the authority granted by Sections 6(b)(1) and 7(b) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 655, 656), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), Secretary of Labor’s Order 5–2007 (72 FR 31159), and 29 CFR part 1912. Signed at Washington, DC on December 21, 2007. Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. E7–25144 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–26–P MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION [MCC FR 07–16] Report on the Selection of Eligible Countries for Fiscal Year 2008 Millennium Challenge Corporation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This report is provided in accordance with section 608(d)(1) of the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003, Public Law 108–199, Division D, (the ‘‘Act’’). The Act authorizes the provision of Millennium Challenge Account (‘‘MCA’’) assistance under section 605 of the Act to countries that enter into compacts with the United States to support policies and programs that advance the progress of such countries in achieving lasting economic growth and poverty reduction, and are in furtherance of the Act. The Act requires the Millennium Challenge Corporation (‘‘MCC’’) to take steps to determine the countries that, based to the maximum extent possible on objective and quantifiable indicators of a country’s demonstrated commitment to just and democratic governance, economic freedom, and investing in their people, will be eligible to receive MCA assistance for a fiscal year. These steps include the submission of reports to appropriate congressional committees E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 248 (Friday, December 28, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 73884-73885]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-25099]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[USITC SE-07-029]


Government In the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice

Agency Holding the Meeting: United States International Trade 
Commission.

Time and Date: January 3, 2008 at 11 a.m.

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

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Status: Open to the public.

Matters To Be Considered: 
    1. Agenda for future meetings: None.
    2. Minutes.
    3. Ratification List.
    4. Inv. Nos. 731-TA-1112 and 1113 (Final) (Glycine from Japan and 
Korea)--briefing and vote. (The Commission is currently scheduled to 
transmit its determinations and Commissioners' opinions to the 
Secretary of Commerce on or before January 10, 2008).
    5. Outstanding action jackets: (1) Document No. GC-07-225 
(Administrative matter).
    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: December 20, 2007.
William R. Bishop,
Hearings and Meetings Coordinator.
[FR Doc. E7-25099 Filed 12-27-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7020-02-P