Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting, 51631-51632 [E8-20518]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 172 / Thursday, September 4, 2008 / Notices 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 6, 2008 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. Dated: August 29, 2008. R. Matthew Priest, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel. [FR Doc. E8–20537 Filed 9–3–08; 8:45 am] 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 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 2009 tariff rate quotas on certain worsted wool fabric to persons who weave such fabrics in the United States. sroberts on PROD1PC77 with NOTICES AGENCY: 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 2009 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 6, 2008. The Department will cause to be published in the Federal Register its determination to allocate the 2009 tariff VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:46 Sep 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 6, 2008. ADDRESSES: Applications must be submitted to the Office of Textiles and Apparel, Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230 (telephone: (202) 482-3400). 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: Robert Carrigg, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-2573. 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, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51631 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 6, 2008 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. Dated: August 29, 2008. R. Matthew Priest, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel. [FR Doc. E8–20538 Filed 9–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), Department of Commerce (DOC) ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information on spectrum management matters. DATES: The meeting will be held on September 19, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the United States Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. N.W., Room 5855 (the Secretary’s Conference Room), Washington, DC 20230. Public comments may be mailed to Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue N.W., Room 4725, Washington, DC 20230 or emailed to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov. Eric Stark, Designated Federal Officer, at FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1 sroberts on PROD1PC77 with NOTICES 51632 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 172 / Thursday, September 4, 2008 / Notices (202) 482–1880 or estark@ntia.doc.gov; Joe Gattuso at (202) 482–0977 or jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov; and/or visit NTIA’s web site at www.ntia.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Secretary of Commerce established the Committee to implement a recommendation of the President’s Initiative on Spectrum Management pursuant to the President’s November 29, 2004 Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on the subject of ‘‘Spectrum Management for the 21st Century.’’1 This Committee is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and is consistent with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Act, 47 U.S.C. § 904(b). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management to enable the introduction of new spectrum-dependent technologies and services, including long-range spectrum planning and policy reforms for expediting the American public’s access to broadband services, public safety, and digital television. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body in compliance with the FACA. Matters to Be Considered: The Committee will receive recommendations and reports from working groups of its Technical Sharing Efficiencies subcommittee and Operational Sharing Efficiencies subcommittees. The Committee will also consider matters to be taken up at its next meeting. It will provide an opportunity for public comment at the meeting. Time and Date: The meeting will be held on September 19, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The times and the agenda topics are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http:// www.ntia.doc.gov, for the most up-todate meeting agenda. Place: The meeting will be held at the United States Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. N.W., Room 5855 (the Secretary’s Conference Room), Washington, DC 20230. The meeting will be open to the public and press on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. The public meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring special services, such as sign language 1 President’s Memorandum on Improving Spectrum Management for the 21st Century, 49 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 2875 (Nov. 29, 2004) (Executive Memorandum). VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:46 Sep 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify Mr. Gattuso, at (202) 482–0977 or jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov, at least five (5) business days before the meeting. Status: Interested parties are invited to attend and to submit written comments with the Committee at any time before or after a meeting. Parties wishing to submit written comments for consideration by the Committee in advance of this meeting should send them to the above-listed address and must be received by close of business on September 15, 2008, to provide sufficient time for review. Comments received after September 15, 2008, will be distributed to the Committee but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting. It would be helpful if paper submissions also include a three and one-half inch computer diskette in HTML, ASCII, Word or WordPerfect format (please specify version). Diskettes should be labeled with the name and organizational affiliation of the filer, and the name of the word processing program used to create the document. Alternatively, comments may be submitted electronically to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov. Comments provided via electronic mail may also be submitted in one or more of the formats specified above. Records: NTIA maintains records of all Committee proceedings. Committee records are available for public inspection at NTIA’s office at the address above. Documents including the Committee’s charter, membership list, agendas, minutes, and any reports are available on NTIA’s Committee web page at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ advisory/spectrum. Dated: August 29, 2008. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. E8–20518 Filed 9–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–S CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled the AmeriCorps*VISTA Assessment of VISTA Project Sustainability to the Office of PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Mr. Craig Kinnear at (202) 606–9708. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call (202) 565–2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Katherine Astrich, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service, by any of the following two methods within 30 days from the date of publication in this Federal Register: (1) By fax to: (202) 395–6974, Attention: Ms. Katherine Astrich, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; and (2) Electronically by e-mail to: Katherine_T._Astrich@omb.eop.gov. The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Corporation, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments A 60-day public comment Notice was published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2008. This comment period ended March 17, 2008. No public comments were received from this notice. Description The Corporation is developing a systematic approach for assessing how E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1

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[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration 
(NTIA), Department of Commerce (DOC)

ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Spectrum 
Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides 
advice to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information on 
spectrum management matters.

DATES: The meeting will be held on September 19, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. 
to 12:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the United States Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. N.W., Room 5855 (the Secretary's 
Conference Room), Washington, DC 20230. Public comments may be mailed 
to Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue N.W., Room 4725, Washington, DC 20230 or emailed to 
spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric Stark, Designated Federal 
Officer, at

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(202) 482-1880 or estark@ntia.doc.gov; Joe Gattuso at (202) 482-0977 or 
jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov; and/or visit NTIA's web site at 
www.ntia.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Secretary of Commerce 
established the Committee to implement a recommendation of the 
President's Initiative on Spectrum Management pursuant to the 
President's November 29, 2004 Memorandum for the Heads of Executive 
Departments and Agencies on the subject of ``Spectrum Management for 
the 21st Century.''\1\ This Committee is subject to the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and is consistent with 
the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Act, 47 
U.S.C. Sec.  904(b). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant 
Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on needed 
reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management to enable the 
introduction of new spectrum-dependent technologies and services, 
including long-range spectrum planning and policy reforms for 
expediting the American public's access to broadband services, public 
safety, and digital television. The Committee functions solely as an 
advisory body in compliance with the FACA.
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    \1\ President's Memorandum on Improving Spectrum Management for 
the 21st Century, 49 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 2875 (Nov. 29, 2004) 
(Executive Memorandum).
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    Matters to Be Considered: The Committee will receive 
recommendations and reports from working groups of its Technical 
Sharing Efficiencies subcommittee and Operational Sharing Efficiencies 
subcommittees. The Committee will also consider matters to be taken up 
at its next meeting. It will provide an opportunity for public comment 
at the meeting.
    Time and Date: The meeting will be held on September 19, 2008, from 
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The times and the agenda 
topics are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA's Web site, http://
www.ntia.doc.gov, for the most up-to-date meeting agenda.
    Place: The meeting will be held at the United States Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. N.W., Room 5855 (the Secretary's 
Conference Room), Washington, DC 20230. The meeting will be open to the 
public and press on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. 
The public meeting is physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Individuals requiring special services, such as sign 
language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify 
Mr. Gattuso, at (202) 482-0977 or jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov, at least five 
(5) business days before the meeting.
    Status: Interested parties are invited to attend and to submit 
written comments with the Committee at any time before or after a 
meeting. Parties wishing to submit written comments for consideration 
by the Committee in advance of this meeting should send them to the 
above-listed address and must be received by close of business on 
September 15, 2008, to provide sufficient time for review. Comments 
received after September 15, 2008, will be distributed to the Committee 
but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting. It would be helpful if 
paper submissions also include a three and one-half inch computer 
diskette in HTML, ASCII, Word or WordPerfect format (please specify 
version). Diskettes should be labeled with the name and organizational 
affiliation of the filer, and the name of the word processing program 
used to create the document. Alternatively, comments may be submitted 
electronically to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov. Comments provided via 
electronic mail may also be submitted in one or more of the formats 
specified above.
    Records: NTIA maintains records of all Committee proceedings. 
Committee records are available for public inspection at NTIA's office 
at the address above. Documents including the Committee's charter, 
membership list, agendas, minutes, and any reports are available on 
NTIA's Committee web page at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/advisory/spectrum.

    Dated: August 29, 2008.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-20518 Filed 9-3-08; 8:45 am]
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