Notice of Consolidated Decision on Application for Duty-Free Entry of Electron Microscope, 18351 [E9-9235]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 76 / Wednesday, April 22, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration National Institutes of Standards and Technology Notice of Consolidated Decision on Application for Duty–Free Entry of Electron Microscope This is a decision consolidated 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). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 3705, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue., NW, Washington, D.C. Docket Number: 09–008. Applicant: National Institutes of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: See notice at 74 FR 16835, April 13, 2009. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such purposes as this instrument is intended to be used, is being manufactured in the United States at the time the instrument was ordered. Reasons: The foreign instrument is an electron microscope and is intended for research or scientific educational uses requiring an electron microscope. We know of no electron microscope, or any other instrument suited to this purpose, which is being manufactured in the United States at the time of order of this instrument. Dated: April 16, 2009. Christopher Cassel, Acting Director, Subsidies Enforcement Office, Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–9235 Filed 4–21–09; 8:45 am] intended to be used, are being manufactured in the United States. Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations and be postmarked on or before May 12, 2009. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 3720. Docket Number: 09-007. Applicant: University of Utah, Consortium for Astro-Particle Research, 215 South State Street, Suite 200, Salt Lake City, UT 84111. Instrument: Electron Light Source (ELS) accelerator. Manufacturer: University of Tokyo, Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used as a component of a large ground Telescope Array, which will allow the scientists to calibrate the telescopes by generating a particle beam that accurately simulates a cosmic ray shower. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: No instruments of the same general category as the foreign instrument begin manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: March 10, 2009. Dated: April 16, 2009. Christopher Cassel, Acting Director, IA Subsidies Enforcement Office. [FR Doc. E9–9230 Filed 4–21–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Request for Applicants for the Appointment to the United StatesBrazil CEO Forum AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES Application(s) 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. 10636; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:31 Apr 21, 2009 Jkt 217001 SUMMARY: In March 2007, the Governments of the United States and Brazil established the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. This notice announces membership opportunities for appointment as American representatives to the U.S. Section of the Forum. The current U.S. Section term will expire on May 18, 2009. DATES: Applications should be received no later than May 29, 2009. ADDRESSES: Please send requests for consideration to Lorrie Fussell, Brazil Desk Officer, Office of South America, U.S. Department of Commerce, either by e-mail at lorrie.fussell@ita.doc.gov or by mail to U.S. Department of Commerce, PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18351 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 3203, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lorrie Fussell, Brazil Desk Officer, Office of South America, U.S. Department of Commerce, telephone: (202) 482–4157. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Secretary of Commerce and the Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, together with the Planalto Casa Civil Minister (Presidential Chief of Staff) and the Brazilian Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, co-chair the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum, pursuant to the Terms of Reference signed in March 2007, by the U.S. and Brazilian governments, which set forth the objectives and structure of the Forum. The Terms of Reference may be viewed at: http://trade.gov/press/press_releases/ 2007/brazilceo_02.asp. The Forum, consisting of both private and publicsector members, brings together leaders of the respective business communities of the United States and Brazil to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to strengthen the economic and commercial ties between the two countries. The Forum consists of the U.S. and Brazilian co-chairs and a Committee comprised of private sector members. The Committee will be composed of two Sections each consisting of eight to ten members from the private sector, representing the views and interests of the private sector business community in the United States and Brazil. Each government will appoint the members to its respective Section. The Committee will provide recommendations to the two governments that reflect private sector views, needs and concerns regarding creating an economic environment in which their respective private sectors can partner, thrive and enhance bilateral commercial ties to expand trade between the United States and Brazil. Candidates are currently sought for membership on the U.S. Section of the Forum. Each candidate must be Chief Executive Officer or President (or comparable level of responsibility) of a U.S. owned or controlled company that is incorporated in and has its main headquarters located in the United States and currently doing business in Brazil and the United States. Each candidate also must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United States and able to travel to Brazil and locations in the United States to attend official Forum meetings as well as independent U.S. Section and Committee meetings. In addition, the E:\FR\FM\22APN1.SGM 22APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

National Institutes of Standards and Technology


 Notice of Consolidated Decision on Application for Duty-Free 
Entry of Electron Microscope

This is a decision consolidated 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). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 
P.M. in Room 3705, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution 
Avenue., NW, Washington, D.C.
Docket Number: 09-008. Applicant: National Institutes of Standards and 
Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899. Instrument: Electron Microscope. 
Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: See notice at 
74 FR 16835, April 13, 2009.
Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of 
equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such 
purposes as this instrument is intended to be used, is being 
manufactured in the United States at the time the instrument was 
ordered. Reasons: The foreign instrument is an electron microscope and 
is intended for research or scientific educational uses requiring an 
electron microscope. We know of no electron microscope, or any other 
instrument suited to this purpose, which is being manufactured in the 
United States at the time of order of this instrument.

    Dated: April 16, 2009.
Christopher Cassel,
Acting Director, Subsidies Enforcement Office, Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E9-9235 Filed 4-21-09; 8:45 am]
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