Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Requests to Appointment of a Technical Advisory Committee, 64302-64303 [E8-25703]

Download as PDF 64302 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 29, 2008 / Notices APPALACHIAN STATES LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE COMMISSION Annual Meeting Time and Date: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. November 7, 2008. Place: Harrisburg Hilton and Towers, One North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. However, the executive session will be closed to the public. Matters To Be Considered: Portions Open To the Public: The primary purpose of this meeting is to (1) Review the independent auditors’ report of Commission’s financial statements for fiscal year 2007–2008; (2) Review the Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLRW) generation information for 2007; (3) Consider a proposal budget for fiscal year 2009–2010; (4) Review regional and national issues regarding LLRW storage, management and disposal; and (5) Elect the Commission’s Officers. Portions Closed To the Public: Executive Session, if deemed necessary, will be announced at the meeting. Contact Person for More Information: Rich Janati, Administrator of the Commission, at 717–787–2163. Rich Janati, Administrator, Appalachian Compact Commission. [FR Doc. E8–25774 Filed 10–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 0000–00–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: International Trade Administration (ITA). Title: Survey of International Air Travelers (SIAT) Form Number(s): None. OMB Control Number: 0625–0227. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Burden Hours: 24,850. Number of Respondents: 99,400. Average Hours per Response: 15 minutes. Needs and Uses: The International Trade Administration, Manufacturing and Services, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries’ (OTTI)—‘‘Survey of International Air Travelers’’ is the only source for estimating international VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:17 Oct 28, 2008 Jkt 217001 travel and passenger fare exports and imports for this country. This program also supports the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis mandate to collect and report this type of information which is used to calculate Gross Domestic Products for the United States. In addition, this project serves as the core data source for the OTTI. Numerous reports and analyses are developed to assist businesses in increasing U.S. exports in international travel. An economic impact of international travel on state economies, visitation estimates, traveler profiles, presentations and reports are generated by the OTTI to help Federal Government agencies and the travel industry better understand the international market. The data have been a staple of information for the U.S. Departments of State and Transportation in support of their ‘‘Open Skies’’ negotiations with foreign trading partners. It is also a service that Department of Commerce provides to travel industry businesses seeking to increase international travel and passenger fare exports for the country. It provides the only comparable estimates of nonresident visitation to the states and cities within the U.S. as well as U.S. resident travel abroad. Traveler characteristics data are also collected to help travel related businesses better understand the international travelers to and from the U.S. so they can develop targeted marketing and other planning related materials. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: Monthly. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Wendy Liberante, (202) 395–3647. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to Wendy Liberante, OMB Desk Officer, Fax number (202) 395–7285 or via the Internet at Wendy_L._Liberante@omb.eop.gov. Dated: October 23, 2008. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E8–25730 Filed 10–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Requests to Appointment of a Technical Advisory Committee Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of 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 December 29, 2008. 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 instrument and instructions should be directed to Larry Hall, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482–4895, lhall@bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This collection of information is required by Export Administration Regulations and the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) were established to advise and assist the U.S. Government on export control matters. Under this collection, interested parties may submit a request to BIS to establish a new TAC. BIS provides administrative support for these Committees. II. Method of Collection Submitted in paper form. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0694–0100. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organization; not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1. Estimated Time Per Response: 5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 29, 2008 / Notices IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: October 23, 2008. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E8–25703 Filed 10–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security [Docket No. 0810091342–81349–01] Effectiveness of Licensing Procedures for Agricultural Commodities to Cuba Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. ACTION: Request for comments. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is requesting public comments on the effectiveness of its licensing procedures as defined in the Export Administration Regulations for the export of agricultural commodities to Cuba. BIS will include a description of these comments in its biennial report to the Congress, as required by the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 7201 et seq.), as amended. DATES: Comments must be received by November 28, 2008. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent by email to publiccomments@bis.doc.gov with a reference to ‘‘TSRA 2008 Report’’ in the subject line. Written comments may be submitted by mail to Regulatory Policy Division, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 2705, Washington, DC 20230 with a reference to ‘‘TSRA 2008 Report.’’ VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:17 Oct 28, 2008 Jkt 217001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alan W. Christian, Office of Nonproliferation and Treaty Compliance, Telephone: (202) 482– 4252. Additional information on BIS procedures and our previous biennial report under the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act, as amended, are available at http:// www.bis.doc.gov/licensing/ TSRA_TOC.html. Copies of these materials may also be requested by contacting the Office of Nonproliferation and Treaty Compliance. The public comments are displayed on BIS’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Web site at http:// www.bis.doc.gov/foia. If you have technical difficulties accessing this Web site, please call BIS’s Office of Administration at (202) 482–2165 for assistance. The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) authorizes exports of agricultural commodities to Cuba pursuant to section 906(a) of the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (TSRA) (22 U.S.C. 7205(a)), under the procedures set forth in section 740.18 of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR 740.18). These are the only licensing procedures in the EAR currently in effect pursuant to the requirements of section 906(a) of TSRA. Under the provisions of section 906(c) of TSRA (22 U.S.C. 7205(c)), BIS must submit a biennial report to the Congress on the operation of the licensing system implemented pursuant to section 906(a) for the preceding two-year period. This report is to include the number and types of licenses applied for, the number and types of licenses approved, the average amount of time elapsed from the date of filing of a license application until the date of its approval, the extent to which the licensing procedures were effectively implemented, and a description of comments received from interested parties during a 30-day public comment period about the effectiveness of the licensing procedures. BIS is currently preparing a biennial report on the operation of the licensing system for the two-year period from October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2008. By this notice, BIS requests public comments on the effectiveness of the licensing procedures for the export of agricultural commodities to Cuba set forth under section 740.18 of the EAR. Parties submitting comments are asked to be as specific as possible. All comments received by the close of the comment period will be considered by SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64303 BIS in developing the report to Congress. All information relating to the notice will be a matter of public record and will be available for public inspection and copying. In the interest of accuracy and completeness, BIS requires written comments. Dated: October 24, 2008. Christopher R. Wall, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration. [FR Doc. E8–25834 Filed 10–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration A–549–817 Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is extending the time limit for the final results of the changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain hot–rolled carbon steel flat products (‘‘hot–rolled steel’’) from Thailand. The period of review is October 1, 2005, through September 30, 2006. This extension is made pursuant to 19 CFR 351.216(e). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Drury or Angelica Mendoza, AD/CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0195 or (202) 482– 3019, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BACKGROUND: On November 29, 2001, the Department published the antidumping duty order on hot–rolled steel from Thailand. See Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From Thailand, 66 FR 59562 (November 29, 2001) (‘‘Hot– Rolled Steel Order’’). In November 2004, in the course of the 2003 - 2004 administrative review, Sahaviriya Steel Industries Public Company Limited (‘‘SSI’’) requested revocation of the Hot– Rolled Steel Order with respect to its sales of subject merchandise. See Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From Thailand; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Intent to AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 210 (Wednesday, October 29, 2008)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-25703]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Requests to 
Appointment of a Technical Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 December 29, 
2008.

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 instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Larry Hall, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482-4895, 
lhall@bis.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This collection of information is required by Export Administration 
Regulations and the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Technical 
Advisory Committees (TACs) were established to advise and assist the 
U.S. Government on export control matters. Under this collection, 
interested parties may submit a request to BIS to establish a new TAC. 
BIS provides administrative support for these Committees.

II. Method of Collection

    Submitted in paper form.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0694-0100.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organization; not-
for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 5 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

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IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: October 23, 2008.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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