Use of the “First Sale Rule” for Customs Valuation of U.S. Imports, 52977 [E9-24793]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 198 / Thursday, October 15, 2009 / Notices 5. Outstanding action jackets: none. In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the agenda of the following meeting. By order of the Commission Issued: October 8, 2009. William R. Bishop, Hearings and Meetings Coordinator. [FR Doc. E9–24906 Filed 10–13–09; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–505] Use of the ‘‘First Sale Rule’’ for Customs Valuation of U.S. Imports AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice of earlier-than-expected transmittal of report to Congress. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: On January 2, 2009, the Commission published a notice in the Federal Register (74 FR 119) announcing that it had instituted investigation No. 332–505, Use of the ‘‘First Sale Rule’’ for Customs Valuation of U.S. Imports, for the purpose of preparing the report required by section 15422(c)(1) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110– 234). The Commission indicated that it expected to transmit its report to Congress in February 2010, based on the expectation it would receive the last of several monthly reports from the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in November 2009. The Commission received the final report from CBP on September 25, 2009, and now expects to deliver its report to Congress by December 23, 2009. DATES: December 23, 2009: New date for anticipated transmittal of Commission report to Congress. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/ edis.htm. FURTHER INFORMATION: For information specific to this investigation, contact project leader Michael Ferrantino (202– 205–3241 or michael.ferrantino@usitc.gov) or deputy project leader Nannette Christ (202– VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:13 Oct 14, 2009 Jkt 220001 205–3263 or nannette.christ@usitc.gov). For information on the legal aspects of this investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 202–205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet site (http://www.usitc.gov). Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. Background: Section 15422(c)(1) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (‘‘2008 Act’’), enacted on May 22, 2008, requires the Commission to submit a report to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance that contains certain customs transaction valuation information compiled by the Commission from information furnished to the Commission by CBP. Section 15422(b) of the 2008 Act requires that CBP provide monthly reports to the Commission. The 2008 Act requires the Commission to submit its report 90 days after receipt of the final monthly report from CBP. On September 25, 2009, the Commission received the final monthly report from CBP and will transmit its report to the Committees on December 23, 2009. The Commission anticipates that the report it sends to the Committees in this investigation will be made available to the public in its entirety. By order of the Commission. Issued: October 8, 2009. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E9–24793 Filed 10–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives [OMB Number 1140–0072] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested ACTION: 30–Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Revision of a PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52977 currently approved collection, Employee Possessor Questionnaire. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 72, Number 152, page 39974, on August 10, 2009, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until November 16, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to The Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202)–395–7285. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-505]


Use of the ``First Sale Rule'' for Customs Valuation of U.S. 
Imports

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice of earlier-than-expected transmittal of report to 
Congress.

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SUMMARY: On January 2, 2009, the Commission published a notice in the 
Federal Register (74 FR 119) announcing that it had instituted 
investigation No. 332-505, Use of the ``First Sale Rule'' for Customs 
Valuation of U.S. Imports, for the purpose of preparing the report 
required by section 15422(c)(1) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy 
Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-234). The Commission indicated that it 
expected to transmit its report to Congress in February 2010, based on 
the expectation it would receive the last of several monthly reports 
from the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in 
November 2009. The Commission received the final report from CBP on 
September 25, 2009, and now expects to deliver its report to Congress 
by December 23, 2009.

DATES: December 23, 2009: New date for anticipated transmittal of 
Commission report to Congress.

ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission's hearing 
rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission 
Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. The public record for this 
investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket 
(EDIS) at http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/edis.htm.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For information specific to this investigation, 
contact project leader Michael Ferrantino (202-205-3241 or 
michael.ferrantino@usitc.gov) or deputy project leader Nannette Christ 
(202-205-3263 or nannette.christ@usitc.gov). For information on the 
legal aspects of this investigation, contact William Gearhart of the 
Commission's Office of the General Counsel (202-205-3091 or 
william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret 
O'Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202-205-1819 or 
margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain 
information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
at 202-205-1810. General information concerning the Commission may also 
be obtained by accessing its Internet site (http://www.usitc.gov). 
Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in 
gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the 
Secretary at 202-205-2000.
    Background: Section 15422(c)(1) of the Food, Conservation, and 
Energy Act of 2008 (``2008 Act''), enacted on May 22, 2008, requires 
the Commission to submit a report to the House Committee on Ways and 
Means and the Senate Committee on Finance that contains certain customs 
transaction valuation information compiled by the Commission from 
information furnished to the Commission by CBP. Section 15422(b) of the 
2008 Act requires that CBP provide monthly reports to the Commission. 
The 2008 Act requires the Commission to submit its report 90 days after 
receipt of the final monthly report from CBP. On September 25, 2009, 
the Commission received the final monthly report from CBP and will 
transmit its report to the Committees on December 23, 2009. The 
Commission anticipates that the report it sends to the Committees in 
this investigation will be made available to the public in its 
entirety.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: October 8, 2009.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. E9-24793 Filed 10-14-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7020-02-P