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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 29, 2008 / Notices review), the Secretary, if requested by a domestic interested party within 30 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the review, will determine, consistent with FAG Italia v. United States, 291 F.3d 806 (Fed. Cir. 2002), as appropriate, whether antidumping duties have been absorbed by an exporter or producer subject to the review if the subject merchandise is sold in the United States through an importer that is affiliated with such exporter or producer. The request must include the name(s) of the exporter or producer for which the inquiry is requested. Interested parties must submit applications for disclosure under administrative protective orders in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. These initiations and this notice are in accordance with section 751(a) of the Act, (19 USC 1675(a)) and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(I). International Trade Commission (ITC) concerning stainless steel sheet and strip 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 a request for an Extraordinary Challenge was not filed. No such request was filed. Therefore, on 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 October 23, 2008. Dated: October 23, 2008. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–25828 Filed 10–28–08; 8:45 am] International Trade Administration BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904; NAFTA Panel Reviews: Notice of 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 injury determination in the five year antidumping review by the U.S. International Trade Commission, in the matter of Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip from Mexico, Secretariat File No. USA–MEX–2005– 1904–06. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Order of the Binational Panel dated September 10, 2008, affirming the final determination described above, the panel review was completed on September 22, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marsha Ann Y. Iyomasa, Deputy United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 10, 2008, the Binational Panel issued an order affirming the final determination of the United States VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:17 Oct 28, 2008 Jkt 217001 Dated: October 23, 2008. Marsha Ann Y. Iyomasa, Deputy United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. E8–25750 Filed 10–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Withdrawal of Application for Duty– Free Entry of Scientific Instruments Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651; as amended by Pub. L. 106– 36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), the Department of Commerce determines whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to be used, are being manufactured in the United States. Applications may be examined between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 2104, Statutory Import Programs Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce 14th and Constitution Ave., NW, Room 2104 Washington, D.C. 20230. Docket Number: 08–046. Applicant: Rice University, 6100 Main Street MS– 61, Houston, TX 77005. Instrument: Gemstar camera with photon counting sensitivity. Manufacturer: Photonic Science, United Kingdom. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to record x–ray diffraction from lipidic structures. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection: August 22, 2008. The Department of Commerce received the Rice University application from Customs and Border Protection on September 2, 2008. The application was reviewed and the Department determined that the application did not have sufficient information for the Department to determine whether an equivalent instrument was being produced in the United States. In accordance with section 301.5(a)(2), the Department contacted the University to PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64307 afford them an opportunity to supplement the application by providing further information regarding the purpose of the instrument and whether an equivalent instrument was being produced in the United States. Rice University then informed the Department that they had discovered price was the determining factor in selecting the instrument. The University decided to withdraw the application for the x–ray Gemstar Camera with Photon counting sensitivity since they had been made aware that price could not be considered a pertinent specification in the comparison of instruments, in accordance with section 301.2(s). . Therefore, the Department of Commerce had discontinued the processing of this application, in accordance with section 301.5(g) of the regulations. See 15 CFR 301.5(g). Faye Robinson, Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff, Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–25824 Filed 10–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–AW65 Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Shark Management Measures National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Extension of comment period. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In order to provide additional opportunities for the public, the Atlantic Regional Fishery Management Councils, the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions, and other interested parties to comment on the Notice of Intent (NOI) and issues and options scoping presentation for Amendment 3 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Fishery Management Plan (FMP), NMFS is extending the scoping comment period for this action. On May 7, 2008, NMFS published an NOI to initiate an amendment to the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP, including an Environmental Impact Statement. On July 2, 2008, NMFS published a notice that announced the availability of an issues and options scoping presentation describing potential measures for inclusion in Amendment 3 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP and provided E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 64308 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 29, 2008 / Notices details for four scoping meetings to discuss and collect comments on these issues. Based on the July 2, 2008, notice, the comment period was scheduled to conclude on October 31, 2008. NMFS is now extending the comment period until November 14, 2008. Comments received by NMFS on the NOI and issues and options scoping presentation as well as in the scoping meetings will be used in the development of Amendment 3 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP. DATES: The deadline for comments on the NOI and the issues and options scoping presentation has been extended from October 31, 2008, as published on July 2, 2008 (73 FR 37932), to 5:00 p.m. on November 14, 2008. ADDRESSES: As published on July 2, 2008 (73 FR 37932), written comments on this action should be sent to Karyl Brewster–Geisz, Highly Migratory Species Management Division, by any of the following methods: • E–mail: SCSlScoping@noaa.gov. Include the following identifier in the subject line: ‘‘Scoping Comments on Amendment 3 to Consolidated HMS FMP’’. • Written: 1315 East–West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Please mark the outside of the envelope ‘‘Scoping Comments on Amendment 3 to Consolidated HMS FMP.’’ • Fax: (301) 713–1917. For a copy of the related stock assessments or any other related documents, please contact Jessica Beck at (301) 713–2347. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Beck at (301) 713–2347, or Jackie Wilson at (240) 338–3936. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Atlantic shark fisheries are managed under the authority of the Magnuson– Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson–Stevens Act). The 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP is implemented by regulations at 50 CFR part 635. On May 7, 2008 (73 FR 25665), NMFS published an NOI that summarized the 2007 Small Coastal Shark (SCS) stock assessment conducted for Atlantic sharpnose, blacknose, bonnethead, and finetooth sharks. The NOI also described NMFS’s determination of the status of these stocks based on the results of the 2007 stock assessment, including the determination that blacknose sharks are overfished with overfishing occurring. As a result of this determination, NMFS is taking steps to amend current shark management measures via a third FMP amendment to the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP. On July 2, 2008 (73 FR 37932), NMFS VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:17 Oct 28, 2008 Jkt 217001 published a notice that announced the availability of an issues and options scoping presentation describing potential measures for inclusion in Amendment 3 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP and provided details for four scoping meetings to discuss and collect comments on these issues. NMFS anticipates completing this amendment and any related documents by January 1, 2010. Due to the timing of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s meeting at the end of October, NMFS is extending the comment period to provide additional opportunity for the public, the Atlantic Regional Fishery Management Councils, the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions, and other interested parties to comment on potential SCS management measures. These comments will assist NMFS in determining the options for rulemaking to conserve and manage shark resources and fisheries, consistent with the Magnuson–Stevens Act and the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP. Dated: October 24, 2008. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–25830 Filed 10–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–XXXX] Submission for OMB Review; Small Business Size Rerepresentation AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding a new OMB clearance. SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for approval of a new information collection requirement regarding small business size rerepresentation. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 36852, July 5, 2007. No comments were received. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submit comments on or before: November 28, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), General Services Administration, Room 4041, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–XXXX, Small Business Size Rerepresentation, in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Ms. Rhonda Cundiff, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–0044. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: A. Purpose The purpose of implementing small business rerepresentation in the FAR is to ensure that small business size status is accurately represented and reported over the life of long-term contracts. The FAR also provides for provisions designed to ensure more accurate reporting of size status for contracts that are novated, merged or acquired by another business. This information is used by the SBA, Congress, Federal agencies and the general public for various reasons such as determining if agencies are meeting statutory goals, setaside determinations, and market research. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 10,000. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Hours Per Response: 0.5. Total Burden Hours: 5,000. OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–XXXX, Small Business Size Rerepresentation, in all correspondence. Dated: October 23, 2008. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E8–25745 Filed 10–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Department of Education. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information AGENCY: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-AW65


Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Shark Management 
Measures

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: In order to provide additional opportunities for the public, 
the Atlantic Regional Fishery Management Councils, the Atlantic and 
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions, and other interested parties 
to comment on the Notice of Intent (NOI) and issues and options scoping 
presentation for Amendment 3 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory 
Species (HMS) Fishery Management Plan (FMP), NMFS is extending the 
scoping comment period for this action. On May 7, 2008, NMFS published 
an NOI to initiate an amendment to the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP, 
including an Environmental Impact Statement. On July 2, 2008, NMFS 
published a notice that announced the availability of an issues and 
options scoping presentation describing potential measures for 
inclusion in Amendment 3 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP and provided

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details for four scoping meetings to discuss and collect comments on 
these issues. Based on the July 2, 2008, notice, the comment period was 
scheduled to conclude on October 31, 2008. NMFS is now extending the 
comment period until November 14, 2008. Comments received by NMFS on 
the NOI and issues and options scoping presentation as well as in the 
scoping meetings will be used in the development of Amendment 3 to the 
2006 Consolidated HMS FMP.

DATES: The deadline for comments on the NOI and the issues and options 
scoping presentation has been extended from October 31, 2008, as 
published on July 2, 2008 (73 FR 37932), to 5:00 p.m. on November 14, 
2008.

ADDRESSES: As published on July 2, 2008 (73 FR 37932), written comments 
on this action should be sent to Karyl Brewster-Geisz, Highly Migratory 
Species Management Division, by any of the following methods:
     E-mail: SCS_Scoping@noaa.gov. Include the following 
identifier in the subject line: ``Scoping Comments on Amendment 3 to 
Consolidated HMS FMP''.
     Written: 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. 
Please mark the outside of the envelope ``Scoping Comments on Amendment 
3 to Consolidated HMS FMP.''
     Fax: (301) 713-1917.
    For a copy of the related stock assessments or any other related 
documents, please contact Jessica Beck at (301) 713-2347.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Beck at (301) 713-2347, or 
Jackie Wilson at (240) 338-3936.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Atlantic shark fisheries are managed 
under the authority of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act). The 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP is 
implemented by regulations at 50 CFR part 635.
    On May 7, 2008 (73 FR 25665), NMFS published an NOI that summarized 
the 2007 Small Coastal Shark (SCS) stock assessment conducted for 
Atlantic sharpnose, blacknose, bonnethead, and finetooth sharks. The 
NOI also described NMFS's determination of the status of these stocks 
based on the results of the 2007 stock assessment, including the 
determination that blacknose sharks are overfished with overfishing 
occurring. As a result of this determination, NMFS is taking steps to 
amend current shark management measures via a third FMP amendment to 
the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP. On July 2, 2008 (73 FR 37932), NMFS 
published a notice that announced the availability of an issues and 
options scoping presentation describing potential measures for 
inclusion in Amendment 3 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP and provided 
details for four scoping meetings to discuss and collect comments on 
these issues. NMFS anticipates completing this amendment and any 
related documents by January 1, 2010.
    Due to the timing of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management 
Council's meeting at the end of October, NMFS is extending the comment 
period to provide additional opportunity for the public, the Atlantic 
Regional Fishery Management Councils, the Atlantic and Gulf States 
Marine Fisheries Commissions, and other interested parties to comment 
on potential SCS management measures. These comments will assist NMFS 
in determining the options for rulemaking to conserve and manage shark 
resources and fisheries, consistent with the Magnuson-Stevens Act and 
the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP.

    Dated: October 24, 2008.
Emily H. Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E8-25830 Filed 10-28-08; 8:45 am]
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