Foreign-Trade Zone 267-Fargo, ND Request for Manufacturing Authority CNH America, LLC (Construction and Agricultural Equipment), 68406 [E8-27343]

Download as PDF 68406 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 223 / Tuesday, November 18, 2008 / Notices 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: Bureau of Industry and Security. Title: Import, End-User, and Delivery Verification Certificates. OMB Control Number: 0694–0093. Form Number(s): BIS–645P and BIS– 647P. Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 744. Number of Respondents: 2,421. Average Hours per Response: 15 to 30 minutes. Needs and Uses: This collection of information provides the certification of the overseas importer to the U.S. Government that specific commodities will be imported from the U.S. and will not be reexported, except in accordance with U.S. export regulations. Affected Public: Business and other for-profit organizations. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefit. OMB Desk Officer: Jasmeet Seehra, Fax number (202) 395–3123. 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 7845, 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 David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, Fax number (202) 395–7285 or via the Internet at Jasmeet_K._Seehra@omb.eop.gov. Dated: November 12, 2008. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E8–27296 Filed 11–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board dwashington3 on PRODPC61 with NOTICES [Docket 60–2008] Foreign-Trade Zone 267—Fargo, ND Request for Manufacturing Authority CNH America, LLC (Construction and Agricultural Equipment) An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:36 Nov 17, 2008 Jkt 217001 Board) by the Fargo Municipal Airport Authority, grantee of FTZ 267, requesting authority on behalf of CNH America, LLC (CNH) to perform construction and agricultural equipment manufacturing under FTZ procedures within FTZ 267. The application was filed on October 23, 2008. The CNH facilities (about 800 employees) consist of a manufacturing plant located at 3401 1st Avenue N. and a warehouse located at 3000 7th Avenue N., within the Midtown Industrial Complex (FTZ 267—Site 2). CNH could produce up to 4,000 construction wheel loaders (HTSUS 8429.51) and 7,200 agricultural tractors (8701.90) annually. Foreign-sourced components (representing about 30% of material value) that would be used in production include: Vehicle glass (HTSUS 7007.11), motor controls (8537.10), switches (8536.50), and transmissions (8483.40). FTZ procedures would exempt CNH from customs duty payments on foreign components used in export production (estimated to be some 30 percent of the plant’s shipments). On its domestic shipments, CNH could defer duty until the products are entered for consumption, and choose the duty-free rate that applies to the finished product for the foreign components used in production (duty rates ranging from 2.5% to 5.5%). The company may also realize certain logistical/procedural savings as well as savings on materials that become scrap/waste during manufacturing. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Diane Finver of the FTZ staff is designated examiner to investigate the application and report to the Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is January 20, 2009. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to February 2, 2009. A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available for public inspection at each of the following locations: U.S. Department of Commerce Export Assistance Center, 51 Broadway, Suite 505, Fargo, North Dakota 58102; and, Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 2111, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002. For further information, contact Diane Finver at (202) 482–1367. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: October 23, 2008. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–27343 Filed 11–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Secretary for Industry and Security [Docket Nos. 07–BIS–0026; 07–BIS–0027] In the Matters of: Peter Goldsmith, Michele Geslin, Respondents; Final Decision and Order This matter is before me upon a Recommended Decision and Order (‘‘RDO’’) of an Administrative Law Judge (‘‘ALJ’’), as further described below. In a charging letter filed on December 18, 2007, the Bureau of Industry and Security (‘‘BIS’’) alleged that Respondent Michele Geslin committed one violation of the Export Administration Regulations (currently codified at 15 CFR Parts 730–774 (2008) (‘‘Regulations’’)), issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act of 1979, as amended (50 U.S.C. app. 2401–2420 (2000)) (the ‘‘Act’’),1 when she aided and abetted the unlicensed export of a vessel to Cuba during a regatta she had helped to organize. Specifically, the charge against Respondent Michele Geslin is as follows: Charge 1 15 CFR 764.2(b)—Aiding or Abetting the Export of a Vessel Without the Required License Between on or about April 10, 2003 through on or about May 31, 2003, Geslin aided and/or abetted the doing of an act prohibited by the Regulations. Specifically, Geslin aided and/or abetted the export of the vessel Kailuana, an item classified on the Commerce Control List under Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) 8A992.f, to Cuba without the required Department of Commerce authorization. Geslin aided and/or abetted the export 1 From August 21, 1994 through November 12, 2000, the Act was in lapse. During that period, the President, through Executive Order 12924, which had been extended by successive Presidential Notices, the last of which was August 3, 2000 (3 CFR, 2000 Comp. 397 (2001)), continued the Regulations in effect under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701– 1706 (2000)) (‘‘IEEPA’’). On November 13, 2000, the Act was reauthorized and remained in effect through August 20, 2001. Since August 21, 2001, the Act has been in lapse and the President, through Executive Order 13222 of August 17, 2001 (3 CFR, 2001 Comp. 783 (2002)), which has been extended by successive Presidential Notices, the most recent being that of July 23, 2008 (73 FR 43603, July 25, 2008), has continued the Regulations in effect under IEEPA. E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 223 (Tuesday, November 18, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Docket 60-2008]


Foreign-Trade Zone 267--Fargo, ND Request for Manufacturing 
Authority CNH America, LLC (Construction and Agricultural Equipment)

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) by the Fargo Municipal Airport Authority, grantee of FTZ 
267, requesting authority on behalf of CNH America, LLC (CNH) to 
perform construction and agricultural equipment manufacturing under FTZ 
procedures within FTZ 267. The application was filed on October 23, 
2008.
    The CNH facilities (about 800 employees) consist of a manufacturing 
plant located at 3401 1st Avenue N. and a warehouse located at 3000 7th 
Avenue N., within the Midtown Industrial Complex (FTZ 267--Site 2). CNH 
could produce up to 4,000 construction wheel loaders (HTSUS 8429.51) 
and 7,200 agricultural tractors (8701.90) annually. Foreign-sourced 
components (representing about 30% of material value) that would be 
used in production include: Vehicle glass (HTSUS 7007.11), motor 
controls (8537.10), switches (8536.50), and transmissions (8483.40).
    FTZ procedures would exempt CNH from customs duty payments on 
foreign components used in export production (estimated to be some 30 
percent of the plant's shipments). On its domestic shipments, CNH could 
defer duty until the products are entered for consumption, and choose 
the duty-free rate that applies to the finished product for the foreign 
components used in production (duty rates ranging from 2.5% to 5.5%). 
The company may also realize certain logistical/procedural savings as 
well as savings on materials that become scrap/waste during 
manufacturing.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, Diane Finver of the FTZ 
staff is designated examiner to investigate the application and report 
to the Board.
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
(original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board's Executive 
Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is 
January 20, 2009. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted 
during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-
day period to February 2, 2009.
    A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be 
available for public inspection at each of the following locations: 
U.S. Department of Commerce Export Assistance Center, 51 Broadway, 
Suite 505, Fargo, North Dakota 58102; and, Office of the Executive 
Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 2111, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230-0002.
    For further information, contact Diane Finver at (202) 482-1367.

    Dated: October 23, 2008.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. E8-27343 Filed 11-17-08; 8:45 am]
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