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Download as PDF 20610 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 74 / Wednesday, April 16, 2008 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES application and supplemental application materials, including adequate information on the company’s: products and/or services, primary market objectives, and goals for participation. If we receive an incomplete application, we may either reject the application or take the lack of information into account when we evaluate the applications. • Each applicant must also: —Certify that any export of the products and services that it wishes to export through the mission would be in compliance with U.S. export controls and regulations; —Certify that it has identified to the Department of Commerce for its evaluation any business pending before the Department of Commerce that may present the appearance of a conflict of interest; —Certify that it has identified any pending litigation (including any administrative proceedings) to which it is a party that involves the Department of Commerce; and —Sign and submit an agreement that it and its affiliates (1) have not and will not engage in the bribery of foreign officials in connection with company’s/participant’s involvement in this mission, and (2) maintain and enforce a policy that prohibits the bribery of foreign officials. Selection Criteria for Participation • Relevance of the company’s business line to the mission description and goals; • Company’s primary business objectives for participating on this mission; • Potential for business in the Iraqi market; • Diversity of sectors represented, with preference given to companies in the housing, financial services, agribusiness/food processing, healthcare, tourism, IT, transportation, or franchising sectors; [Note: This trade mission is open only to companies promoting non-petroleum industry sectors.] • Capacity and intent to export goods and/or services from the United States to Iraq, or capacity and intent to invest in Iraq. Additional factors, such as diversity of company size, type, location, demographics, and traditional underrepresentation in business, may also be considered during the review process. As noted in the criteria above, this mission is not open to companies promoting goods or services in the petroleum sector. Referrals from political organizations and any documents, including the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:19 Apr 15, 2008 Jkt 214001 application, containing references to partisan political activities (including political contributions) will be removed from an applicant’s submission and not considered during the selection process. Timeframe for Recruitment and Applications Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, including publication in the Federal Register, posting on the Commerce Department trade mission calendar (http://www.ita.doc.gov/ doctm/tmcal.html) and other Internet Web sites, press releases to general and trade media, direct mail, broadcast fax, notices by industry trade associations and other multiplier groups, and publicity at industry meetings, symposia, conferences, and trade shows. The Office of Business Liaison and the International Trade Administration will explore and welcome outreach assistance from other interested organizations, including other U.S. Government agencies. Applications for the Mission will be made available April 9, 2008 through May 8, 2008. Applications can be completed on-line on the Iraq Investment and Reconstruction Task Force Web site at http://www.trade.gov/iraq or can be obtained by contacting the U.S. Department of Commerce Iraq Investment and Reconstruction Task Force at 202–482–5228, IraqInfo@mail.doc.gov, or via the contact information below. The application deadline is May 8, 2008. Completed applications should be submitted to the Iraq Investment and Reconstruction Task Force. Applications received after May 8, 2008 will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. Disclaimer, Security, and Transportation Trade mission members participate in the trade mission and undertake related travel at their own risk and are advised to obtain insurance accordingly. Any question regarding insurance coverage must be resolved by the participant and its insurer of choice. The U.S. Government does not make any representations or guarantees as to the safety or security of participants. Companies should consult the State Department’s travel warning for Iraq: http://travel.state.gov/trave/cis_pa_tw/ tw/tw_921.html. ITA will coordinate with the U.S. Embassy Regional Reconstruction Team in Erbil to arrange for transportation of the mission participants to and from the airport and hotel. Transportation for certain optional activities, including PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 visits to commercial sites in Erbil, may be provided by the KRG. The hotel that will be the primary venue for the mission is a luxury hotel and does have strong security measures in place. Security will be furnished by the U.S. Embassy Regional Reconstruction Team in Erbil, private hotel security, and the KRG. The U.S. Government does not make any representations or guarantees as to the commercial success of businesses which participate in this trade mission. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adam Choppin, U.S. Department of Commerce, Iraq Investment and Reconstruction Task Force, E-mail: adam.choppin@mail.doc.gov, Telephone: 202–482–5228, Facsimile: 202–482–0980. *Specific dates redacted. Please contact Adam Choppin (adam.choppin@mail.doc.gov or (202) 482–5228) for further information. Adam Choppin, U.S. Department of Commerce, Iraq Investment and Reconstruction Task Force, E-mail: adam.choppin@mail.doc.gov, Telephone: 202–482–5228, Facsimile: 202–482–0980. [FR Doc. E8–8110 Filed 4–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DA–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census 2010 Census Advisory Committee Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau) is giving notice of a meeting of the 2010 Census Advisory Committee. Committee members will address policy, research, and technical issues related to 2010 Decennial Census Programs. Working groups will be convened to assist in planning efforts for the 2010 Census and the American Community Survey (ACS). Last-minute changes to the agenda are possible, which could prevent giving advance notification of schedule changes. DATES: May 15–16, 2008. On May 15, the meeting will begin at approximately 8:15 a.m. and end at approximately 5 p.m. On Friday, May 16, 2008, the meeting will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. and end at approximately 12 noon. ADDRESS: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Census Bureau Auditorium and Conference Center, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland 20746. E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 74 / Wednesday, April 16, 2008 / Notices Jeri Green, Committee Liaison Officer, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H153, Washington, DC 20233, telephone (301) 763–2070, TTY (301) 457–2540. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 2010 Census Advisory Committee is composed of a Chair, Vice-Chair, and 20 member organizations—all appointed by the Secretary of Commerce. The Committee considers the goals of the decennial census, including the ACS and related programs, and users need for information provided by the decennial census from the perspective of outside data users and other organizations having a substantial interest and expertise in the conduct and outcome of the decennial census. The Committee has been established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2, Section 10(a)(b)). A brief period will be set aside at the meeting for public comment. However, individuals with extensive statements for the record must submit them in writing to the Census Bureau Committee Liaison Officer named above at least three working days prior to the meeting. Seating is available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Census Bureau Committee Liaison Officer as soon as known, and preferably two weeks prior to the meeting. Due to increased security and for access to the meeting, please call 301– 763–2605 upon arrival at the Census Bureau on the day of the meeting. A photo ID must be presented in order to receive your visitor’s badge. Visitors are not allowed beyond the first floor. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: April 11, 2008. Steve H. Murdock, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. E8–8160 Filed 4–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES (Docket T–1–2008) Foreign–Trade Zone 79 Tampa, FL, Application for Temporary/Interim Manufacturing Authority, Tampa Bay Shipbuilding and Repair Company (Shipbuilding), Tampa, FL An application has been submitted to the Executive Secretary of the Foreign– VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:19 Apr 15, 2008 Jkt 214001 Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the City of Tampa, grantee of FTZ 79, requesting temporary/interim manufacturing (T/IM) authority within FTZ 79 at the Tampa Bay Shipbuilding and Repair Company (TBSRC) facility in Tampa, Florida. The application was filed on April 8, 2008. The TBSRC facility (852 employees) is located at 1130 McCloskey Boulevard within the Hooker’s Point Terminal Complex (Site 5), in Tampa. Under T/ IM procedures, TBSRC would construct and repair cruise ships and ferries (HTSUS 8901.90), double–hulled liquid barges and articulating tug barges (HTSUS 8901.20), fishing boats (8902.00), tug boats (8904.00), dredgers (8905.10), offshore production platforms (8905.20), and floating docks (8905.90) for domestic and international customers. Foreign components that would be used in the construction and repair activity (up to 5% of total purchases) include: anchor chain (7315.81), aluminum beams (7610.90), flexible tubing (8307.10), diesel engines (8408.10) and parts (8409.91, 8409.99), pumps (8413.11), turbochargers (8414.59), heat exchange/cooling units (8419.50), centrifuges (8421.19), filters (8421.23, 8421.29, 8421.31), fire suppression equipment (8424.20, 9032.89), rudders (8479.89), bow thrusters (8501.53), valves (8481.10, 8481.20, 8481.30, 8481.40, 8481.80), stern tubes (8483.30, reduction gears (8483.40), transmission shaft grounding systems and seals (8483.90), generators (8501.63) and parts (8503.00), transformers (8504.34), speed drive controllers (8504.40), overfill alarms (8531.90), ACCU automated/steering systems (8537.10), generator sets (8502.39), liquid flow measurement instruments (9026.10) (duty rates: free 5.7%). FTZ procedures could exempt TBSRC from customs duty payments on the foreign components used in export activity. On domestic sales, the company would be able to choose the duty rate that applies to finished oceangoing vessels (duty free) for the foreign–origin components noted above. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The activity conducted under FTZ procedures would be subject to the ‘‘standard shipyard restriction’’ applicable to foreign–origin steel mill products, which requires that full customs duties be paid on such items. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the following address: Office of the PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20611 Executive Secretary, Room 2111, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230–0002. For further information, contact Pierre Duy at pierrelduy@ita.doc.gov, or (202) 482– 1378. The closing period for receipt of comments is May 16, 2008. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Foreign–Trade Zones Board’s Executive Secretary at the address listed above. Dated: April 8, 2008. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–8175 Filed 4–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Export Trade Certificate of Review International Trade Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Issuance of an Export Trade Certificate of Review, Application No. 08–00001. AGENCY: SUMMARY: On April 10, 2008, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued an Export Trade Certificate of Review to Artalex Global (‘‘ARGLO’’). This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification has been granted. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey C. Anspacher, Director, Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, by telephone at (202) 482–5131 (this is not a toll-free number), or by E-mail at oetca@ita.doc.gov. Title III of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 (15 U.S.C. Sections 4001–21) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. The regulations implementing Title III are found at 15 CFR Part 325 (2006). Export Trading Company Affairs (‘‘ETCA’’) is issuing this notice pursuant to 15 CFR section 325.6(b), which requires the U.S. Department of Commerce to publish a summary of the certification in the Federal Register. Under Section 305(a) of the Act and 15 CFR section 325.11(a), any person aggrieved by the Secretary’s determination may, within 30 days of the date of this notice, bring an action in any appropriate district court of the United States to set aside the determination on the ground that the determination is erroneous. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 74 (Wednesday, April 16, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20610-20611]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-8160]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of the Census


2010 Census Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau) is giving notice 
of a meeting of the 2010 Census Advisory Committee. Committee members 
will address policy, research, and technical issues related to 2010 
Decennial Census Programs. Working groups will be convened to assist in 
planning efforts for the 2010 Census and the American Community Survey 
(ACS). Last-minute changes to the agenda are possible, which could 
prevent giving advance notification of schedule changes.

DATES: May 15-16, 2008. On May 15, the meeting will begin at 
approximately 8:15 a.m. and end at approximately 5 p.m. On Friday, May 
16, 2008, the meeting will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. and end at 
approximately 12 noon.

ADDRESS: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Census Bureau Auditorium 
and Conference Center, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland 20746.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeri Green, Committee Liaison Officer, 
Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H153, Washington, DC 
20233, telephone (301) 763-2070, TTY (301) 457-2540.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 2010 Census Advisory Committee is 
composed of a Chair, Vice-Chair, and 20 member organizations--all 
appointed by the Secretary of Commerce. The Committee considers the 
goals of the decennial census, including the ACS and related programs, 
and users need for information provided by the decennial census from 
the perspective of outside data users and other organizations having a 
substantial interest and expertise in the conduct and outcome of the 
decennial census. The Committee has been established in accordance with 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, 
Appendix 2, Section 10(a)(b)).
    A brief period will be set aside at the meeting for public comment. 
However, individuals with extensive statements for the record must 
submit them in writing to the Census Bureau Committee Liaison Officer 
named above at least three working days prior to the meeting. Seating 
is available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to the Census Bureau Committee Liaison Officer as 
soon as known, and preferably two weeks prior to the meeting.
    Due to increased security and for access to the meeting, please 
call 301-763-2605 upon arrival at the Census Bureau on the day of the 
meeting. A photo ID must be presented in order to receive your 
visitor's badge. Visitors are not allowed beyond the first floor.

    Dated: April 11, 2008.
Steve H. Murdock,
Director, Bureau of the Census.
 [FR Doc. E8-8160 Filed 4-15-08; 8:45 am]
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