Notice of Deadline Extension To Receive Nominations for the National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise, 23238-23239 [2010-10281]

Download as PDF erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES 23238 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 84 / Monday, May 3, 2010 / Notices if the interested party’s attempts were reasonable, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.303(f)(3)(ii). As explained in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003), the Department has clarified its practice with respect to the collection of final antidumping duties on imports of merchandise where intermediate firms are involved. The public should be aware of this clarification in determining whether to request an administrative review of merchandise subject to antidumping findings and orders. See also the Import Administration Web site at http:// ia.ita.doc.gov. Six copies of the request should be submitted to the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Room 1870, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. The Department also asks parties to serve a copy of their requests to the Office of Antidumping/ Countervailing Operations, Attention: Sheila Forbes, in room 3065 of the main Commerce Building. Further, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.303(f)(l)(i), a copy of each request must be served on every party on the Department’s service list. The Department will publish in the Federal Register a notice of ‘‘Initiation of Administrative Review of Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation’’ for requests received by the last day of May 2010. If the Department does not receive, by the last day of May 2010, a request for review of entries covered by an order, finding, or suspended investigation listed in this notice and for the period identified above, the Department will instruct CBP to assess antidumping or countervailing duties on those entries at a rate equal to the cash deposit of (or bond for) estimated antidumping or countervailing duties required on those entries at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption and to continue to collect the cash deposit previously ordered. For the first administrative review of any order, there will be no assessment of antidumping or countervailing duties of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the relevant provisional-measures ‘‘gap’’ period, of the order if such a gap period is applicable to the POR. This notice is not required by statute but is published as a service to the international trading community. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 Apr 30, 2010 Jkt 220001 Dated: April 23, 2010. Edward C. Yang, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2010–10257 Filed 4–30–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Minority Business Development Agency Notice of Deadline Extension To Receive Nominations for the National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise AGENCY: Minority Business Development Agency, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Minority Business Development Agency solicited nominations for individuals to serve as members of the National Advisory Council for Minority Business Enterprise pursuant to a Federal Register notice published on March 29, 2010 (75 FR 15413). The March 29, 2010 notice provided that all applications must be received by the Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce, by 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on May 3, 2010. This notice extends the nomination period to May 10, 2010 at 5 p.m. (EDT), in order to provide the public with additional time to submit nominations. The requirements for submitting nominations and the evaluation criteria for selecting members contained in the March 29, 2010 notice shall continue to apply in their entirety and, for convenience, are being republished in this notice. Persons who have previously submitted nominations remain under consideration and do not need to resubmit their nomination materials, although they may amend or revise such nomination materials on or before the extended closing date of May 10, 2010. The purpose of the NACMBE is to advise the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) on key issues pertaining to the growth and competitiveness of the nation’s Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs). DATES: Complete nomination packages for NACMBE membership must be received by the Department of Commerce on or before May 10, 2010 at 5 p.m. (EDT). ADDRESSES: Nomination packages may be submitted through the mail or may be submitted electronically. Interested persons are encouraged to submit PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 nominations electronically. The deadline is the same for nominations submitted through the mail and for nominations submitted electronically. 1. Submission by Mail: Nominations sent by mail should be addressed to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency, Office of Legislative, Education and Intergovernmental Affairs, Attn: Stephen Boykin, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 5063, Washington, DC 20230. Applicants are advised that the Department of Commerce’s receipt of mail sent via the United States Postal Service may be substantially delayed or suspended in delivery due to security measures. Applicants may therefore wish to use a guaranteed overnight delivery service to ensure nomination packages are received by the Department of Commerce by the deadline set forth in this notice. 2. Electronic Submission: Nomination sent electronically should be addressed to: NACMBEnominations@mbda.gov. Please include ‘‘NACMBE Nomination’’ in the title of the e-mail. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Boykin, MBDA Office of Legislative, Education and Intergovernmental Affairs, at (202) 482– 1712 or by e-mail at: NACMBEnominations@mbda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: Pursuant to Executive Order 11625, as amended, the Department of Commerce, through the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), is charged with promoting the growth and competitiveness of the nation’s minority business enterprise. NACMBE is established in the Department of Commerce as a discretionary advisory committee in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and with the concurrence of the General Services Administration. The NACMBE will be administered primarily by MBDA. Although MBDA has received many applications and is still considering all applications received to date, the Agency is seeking a broader applicant pool. By extending the application period, the Agency also hopes to have a broader applicant pool to reflect greater ethnic, gender, and industry diversity. The requirements for submitting nominations and the criteria for selecting members contained in the March 29, 2010 notice to continue to apply in their entirety and are republished herein for convenience. Persons who have previously submitted nominations remain under consideration and do not need to E:\FR\FM\03MYN1.SGM 03MYN1 erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 84 / Monday, May 3, 2010 / Notices resubmit their nomination materials, although they may amend such nomination materials on or before the extended closing date of May 10, 2010. Objectives and Scope of Activities: NACMBE will advise the Secretary on key issues pertaining to the growth and competitiveness of the nation’s MBEs, as defined in Executive Order 11625, as amended, and 15 CFR 1400.1. NACMBE will provide advice and recommendations on a broad range of policy issues that affect minority businesses and their ability to successfully access the domestic and global marketplace. These policy issues may include, but are not limited to: • Methods for increasing jobs in the health care, manufacturing, technology, and ‘‘green’’ industries; • Global and domestic barriers and impediments; • Global and domestic business opportunities; • MBE capacity building; • Institutionalizing global business curriculums at colleges and universities and Facilitating the entry of MBEs into such programs; • Identifying and leveraging pools of capital for MBEs; • Methods for creating high value loan pools geared toward MBEs with size, scale and capacity; • Strategies for collaboration amongst minority chambers, trade associations and nongovernmental organizations; • Accuracy, availability and frequency of economic data concerning minority businesses; • Methods for increasing global transactions with entities such as but not limited to the Export-Import Bank, OPIC and the IMF; and • Requirements for a uniform and reciprocal MBE certification program. The advice and recommendations provided by NACMBE may take the form of one or more written reports. NACMBE will also serve as a vehicle for an ongoing dialogue with the MBE community and with other stakeholders. Membership: NACMBE shall be composed of not more than 25 members. The NACMBE members shall be distinguished individuals from the nonfederal sector appointed by the Secretary. The members shall be recognized leaders in their respective fields of endeavor and shall possess the necessary knowledge and experience to provide advice and recommendations on a broad range of policy issues that impact the ability of MBEs to successfully participate in the domestic and global marketplace. NACMBE members shall be appointed as Special Government Employees for a two-year term and shall serve at the VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:35 Apr 30, 2010 Jkt 220001 pleasure of the Secretary. Members may be re-appointed to additional two-year terms, without limitation. The Secretary may designate a member or members to serve as the Chairperson or ViceChairperson(s) of NACMBE. The Chairperson or Vice-Chairperson(s) shall serve at the pleasure of the Secretary. NACMBE members will serve without compensation, but will be allowed reimbursement for reasonable travel expenses, including a per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5703, as amended, for persons serving intermittently in Federal government service. NACMBE members will serve in a solely advisory capacity. Eligibility. In addition to the above criterion, eligibility for NACMBE membership is limited to U.S. citizens who are not full-time employees of the Federal Government, are not registered with the U.S. Department of Justice under the Foreign Agents Registration Act and are not federally-registered lobbyists pursuant to the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, as amended, at the time of appointment to the NACMBE. Nomination Procedures and Selection of Members: The Department of Commerce is accepting nominations for NACMBE membership for the upcoming 2-year charter term beginning in May 2010. Members shall serve until the NACMBE charter expires in May 2012, although members may be re-appointed by the Secretary without limitation. Nominees will be evaluated consistent with the factors specified in this notice and their ability to successfully carryout the goals of the NACMBE. For consideration, a nominee must submit the following materials: (1) Resume, (2) personal statement of interest, including a summary of how the nominee’s experience and expertise would support the NACMBE objectives; (3) an affirmative statement that the nominee is not required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, and (4) an affirmative statement that: (a) the nominee is not currently a federallyregistered lobbyist and will not be a federally-registered lobbyist at the time of appointment and during his/her tenure as a NACMBE member, or (b) if the nominee is currently a federallyregistered lobbyist, that the nominee will no longer be a federally-registered lobbyist at the time of appointment to the NACMBE and during his/her tenure as a NACMBE member. All nomination information should be provided in a single, complete package by the deadline specified in this notice. Nominations packages should be PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23239 submitted by either mail or electronically, but not by both methods. Self-nominations will be accepted. NACMBE members will be selected in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines and in a manner that ensures that NACMBE has a balanced membership. In this respect, the Secretary seeks to appoint members who represent a diversity of industries, ethnic backgrounds and geographical regions, and to the extent practicable, gender and persons with disabilities. All appointments shall be made without discrimination on the basis of age, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or cultural, religious, or socioeconomic status. All appointments shall also be made without regard to political affiliations. Dated: April 28, 2010. David A. Hinson, National Director, Minority Business Development Agency. [FR Doc. 2010–10281 Filed 4–30–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–838] Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 From India: Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jerrold Freeman or Richard Rimlinger, AD/CVD Operations, Office 5, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0180 or (202) 482– 4477, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On December 22, 2009, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on CVP 23 from India. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Minority Business Development Agency


Notice of Deadline Extension To Receive Nominations for the 
National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise

AGENCY: Minority Business Development Agency, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Minority Business Development Agency solicited nominations 
for individuals to serve as members of the National Advisory Council 
for Minority Business Enterprise pursuant to a Federal Register notice 
published on March 29, 2010 (75 FR 15413). The March 29, 2010 notice 
provided that all applications must be received by the Minority 
Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce, by 5 p.m. 
Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on May 3, 2010. This notice extends the 
nomination period to May 10, 2010 at 5 p.m. (EDT), in order to provide 
the public with additional time to submit nominations. The requirements 
for submitting nominations and the evaluation criteria for selecting 
members contained in the March 29, 2010 notice shall continue to apply 
in their entirety and, for convenience, are being republished in this 
notice. Persons who have previously submitted nominations remain under 
consideration and do not need to resubmit their nomination materials, 
although they may amend or revise such nomination materials on or 
before the extended closing date of May 10, 2010. The purpose of the 
NACMBE is to advise the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) on key issues 
pertaining to the growth and competitiveness of the nation's Minority 
Business Enterprises (MBEs).

DATES: Complete nomination packages for NACMBE membership must be 
received by the Department of Commerce on or before May 10, 2010 at 5 
p.m. (EDT).

ADDRESSES: Nomination packages may be submitted through the mail or may 
be submitted electronically. Interested persons are encouraged to 
submit nominations electronically. The deadline is the same for 
nominations submitted through the mail and for nominations submitted 
electronically.
    1. Submission by Mail: Nominations sent by mail should be addressed 
to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development 
Agency, Office of Legislative, Education and Intergovernmental Affairs, 
Attn: Stephen Boykin, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 5063, 
Washington, DC 20230. Applicants are advised that the Department of 
Commerce's receipt of mail sent via the United States Postal Service 
may be substantially delayed or suspended in delivery due to security 
measures. Applicants may therefore wish to use a guaranteed overnight 
delivery service to ensure nomination packages are received by the 
Department of Commerce by the deadline set forth in this notice.
    2. Electronic Submission: Nomination sent electronically should be 
addressed to: NACMBEnominations@mbda.gov. Please include ``NACMBE 
Nomination'' in the title of the e-mail.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Boykin, MBDA Office of 
Legislative, Education and Intergovernmental Affairs, at (202) 482-1712 
or by e-mail at: NACMBEnominations@mbda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: Pursuant to Executive Order 11625, as amended, the 
Department of Commerce, through the Minority Business Development 
Agency (MBDA), is charged with promoting the growth and competitiveness 
of the nation's minority business enterprise. NACMBE is established in 
the Department of Commerce as a discretionary advisory committee in 
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 
as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and with the concurrence of the General 
Services Administration. The NACMBE will be administered primarily by 
MBDA.
    Although MBDA has received many applications and is still 
considering all applications received to date, the Agency is seeking a 
broader applicant pool. By extending the application period, the Agency 
also hopes to have a broader applicant pool to reflect greater ethnic, 
gender, and industry diversity. The requirements for submitting 
nominations and the criteria for selecting members contained in the 
March 29, 2010 notice to continue to apply in their entirety and are 
republished herein for convenience. Persons who have previously 
submitted nominations remain under consideration and do not need to

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resubmit their nomination materials, although they may amend such 
nomination materials on or before the extended closing date of May 10, 
2010.
    Objectives and Scope of Activities: NACMBE will advise the 
Secretary on key issues pertaining to the growth and competitiveness of 
the nation's MBEs, as defined in Executive Order 11625, as amended, and 
15 CFR 1400.1. NACMBE will provide advice and recommendations on a 
broad range of policy issues that affect minority businesses and their 
ability to successfully access the domestic and global marketplace. 
These policy issues may include, but are not limited to:
     Methods for increasing jobs in the health care, 
manufacturing, technology, and ``green'' industries;
     Global and domestic barriers and impediments;
     Global and domestic business opportunities;
     MBE capacity building;
     Institutionalizing global business curriculums at colleges 
and universities and Facilitating the entry of MBEs into such programs;
     Identifying and leveraging pools of capital for MBEs;
     Methods for creating high value loan pools geared toward 
MBEs with size, scale and capacity;
     Strategies for collaboration amongst minority chambers, 
trade associations and nongovernmental organizations;
     Accuracy, availability and frequency of economic data 
concerning minority businesses;
     Methods for increasing global transactions with entities 
such as but not limited to the Export-Import Bank, OPIC and the IMF; 
and
     Requirements for a uniform and reciprocal MBE 
certification program.
    The advice and recommendations provided by NACMBE may take the form 
of one or more written reports. NACMBE will also serve as a vehicle for 
an ongoing dialogue with the MBE community and with other stakeholders.
    Membership: NACMBE shall be composed of not more than 25 members. 
The NACMBE members shall be distinguished individuals from the 
nonfederal sector appointed by the Secretary. The members shall be 
recognized leaders in their respective fields of endeavor and shall 
possess the necessary knowledge and experience to provide advice and 
recommendations on a broad range of policy issues that impact the 
ability of MBEs to successfully participate in the domestic and global 
marketplace.
    NACMBE members shall be appointed as Special Government Employees 
for a two-year term and shall serve at the pleasure of the Secretary. 
Members may be re-appointed to additional two-year terms, without 
limitation. The Secretary may designate a member or members to serve as 
the Chairperson or Vice-Chairperson(s) of NACMBE. The Chairperson or 
Vice-Chairperson(s) shall serve at the pleasure of the Secretary.
    NACMBE members will serve without compensation, but will be allowed 
reimbursement for reasonable travel expenses, including a per diem in 
lieu of subsistence, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5703, as amended, for 
persons serving intermittently in Federal government service. NACMBE 
members will serve in a solely advisory capacity.
    Eligibility. In addition to the above criterion, eligibility for 
NACMBE membership is limited to U.S. citizens who are not full-time 
employees of the Federal Government, are not registered with the U.S. 
Department of Justice under the Foreign Agents Registration Act and are 
not federally-registered lobbyists pursuant to the Lobbying Disclosure 
Act of 1995, as amended, at the time of appointment to the NACMBE.
    Nomination Procedures and Selection of Members: The Department of 
Commerce is accepting nominations for NACMBE membership for the 
upcoming 2-year charter term beginning in May 2010. Members shall serve 
until the NACMBE charter expires in May 2012, although members may be 
re-appointed by the Secretary without limitation. Nominees will be 
evaluated consistent with the factors specified in this notice and 
their ability to successfully carryout the goals of the NACMBE.
    For consideration, a nominee must submit the following materials: 
(1) Resume, (2) personal statement of interest, including a summary of 
how the nominee's experience and expertise would support the NACMBE 
objectives; (3) an affirmative statement that the nominee is not 
required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents 
Registration Act of 1938, as amended, and (4) an affirmative statement 
that: (a) the nominee is not currently a federally-registered lobbyist 
and will not be a federally-registered lobbyist at the time of 
appointment and during his/her tenure as a NACMBE member, or (b) if the 
nominee is currently a federally-registered lobbyist, that the nominee 
will no longer be a federally-registered lobbyist at the time of 
appointment to the NACMBE and during his/her tenure as a NACMBE member. 
All nomination information should be provided in a single, complete 
package by the deadline specified in this notice. Nominations packages 
should be submitted by either mail or electronically, but not by both 
methods. Self-nominations will be accepted.
    NACMBE members will be selected in accordance with applicable 
Department of Commerce guidelines and in a manner that ensures that 
NACMBE has a balanced membership. In this respect, the Secretary seeks 
to appoint members who represent a diversity of industries, ethnic 
backgrounds and geographical regions, and to the extent practicable, 
gender and persons with disabilities.
    All appointments shall be made without discrimination on the basis 
of age, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or cultural, 
religious, or socioeconomic status. All appointments shall also be made 
without regard to political affiliations.

    Dated: April 28, 2010.
David A. Hinson,
National Director, Minority Business Development Agency.
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