Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2011 Tariff-Rate Import Quota Year, 53271 [2010-21607]

Download as PDF 53271 Notices Federal Register Vol. 75, No. 168 Tuesday, August 31, 2010 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2011 Tariff-Rate Import Quota Year Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces a fee of $150 to be charged for the 2011 tariffrate quota (TRQ) year for each license issued to a person or firm by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) authorizing the importation of certain dairy articles, which are subject to tariffrate quotas set forth in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) of the United States. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective August 31, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abdelsalam El-Farra, Dairy Import Licensing Program, Import Policies and Export Reporting Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Stop 1021, Washington, DC 20250–1021; or by telephone at (202) 720–9439; or by email at: abdelsalam.elfarra@fas.usda.gov. The Dairy Tariff-Rate Import Quota Licensing Regulation promulgated by USDA and codified at 7 CFR 6.20–6.37 provides for the issuance of licenses to import certain dairy articles that are subject to TRQs set forth in the HTS. Those dairy articles may only be entered into the United States at the in-quota TRQ tariffrates by or for the account of a person or firm to whom such licenses have been issued and only in accordance with the terms and conditions of the regulation. Licenses are issued on a calendar year basis, and each license authorizes the license holder to import a specified quantity and type of dairy article from srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:33 Aug 30, 2010 Jkt 220001 a specified country of origin. The use of such licenses is monitored by the Dairy Import Licensing Program, Import Policies and Export Reporting Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA, and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) provides that a fee will be charged for each license issued to a person or firm by the Licensing Authority in order to defray USDA’s costs of administering the licensing system under this regulation. The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) also provides that the Licensing Authority will announce the annual fee for each license and that such fee will be set out in a notice to be published in the Federal Register. Accordingly, this notice sets out the fee for the licenses to be issued for the 2011 calendar year. Notice: The total cost to USDA of administering the licensing system for 2011 has been estimated to be $333,000, and the estimated number of licenses expected to be issued is 2,300. Of the total cost, $280,000 represents staff and supervisory costs directly related to administering the licensing system, and $53,000 represents other miscellaneous costs, including travel, postage, publications, forms, and Automated Data Processing system support. Accordingly, notice is hereby given that the fee for each license issued to a person or firm for the 2011 calendar year, in accordance with 7 CFR 6.33, will be $150 per license. Issued at Washington, DC, August 11, 2010. Ronald Lord, Licensing Authority. scientific value, for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are 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 September 20, 2010. 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: 10–022. Applicant: Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, 1101 East Marshall Street, P.O. Box 980551, Richmond, VA 23298–0551. Instrument: Electron Microscope. 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Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 168 / Tuesday, August 31, 2010 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2011 Tariff-
Rate Import Quota Year

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a fee of $150 to be charged for the 2011 
tariff-rate quota (TRQ) year for each license issued to a person or 
firm by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) authorizing the 
importation of certain dairy articles, which are subject to tariff-rate 
quotas set forth in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) of the United 
States.

DATES: Effective August 31, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abdelsalam El-Farra, Dairy Import 
Licensing Program, Import Policies and Export Reporting Division, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Stop 1021, 
Washington, DC 20250-1021; or by telephone at (202) 720-9439; or by e-
mail at: abdelsalam.el-farra@fas.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Dairy Tariff-Rate Import Quota Licensing 
Regulation promulgated by USDA and codified at 7 CFR 6.20-6.37 provides 
for the issuance of licenses to import certain dairy articles that are 
subject to TRQs set forth in the HTS. Those dairy articles may only be 
entered into the United States at the in-quota TRQ tariff-rates by or 
for the account of a person or firm to whom such licenses have been 
issued and only in accordance with the terms and conditions of the 
regulation.
    Licenses are issued on a calendar year basis, and each license 
authorizes the license holder to import a specified quantity and type 
of dairy article from a specified country of origin. The use of such 
licenses is monitored by the Dairy Import Licensing Program, Import 
Policies and Export Reporting Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, 
USDA, and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of 
Homeland Security.
    The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) provides that a fee will be charged 
for each license issued to a person or firm by the Licensing Authority 
in order to defray USDA's costs of administering the licensing system 
under this regulation.
    The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) also provides that the Licensing 
Authority will announce the annual fee for each license and that such 
fee will be set out in a notice to be published in the Federal 
Register. Accordingly, this notice sets out the fee for the licenses to 
be issued for the 2011 calendar year.
    Notice: The total cost to USDA of administering the licensing 
system for 2011 has been estimated to be $333,000, and the estimated 
number of licenses expected to be issued is 2,300. Of the total cost, 
$280,000 represents staff and supervisory costs directly related to 
administering the licensing system, and $53,000 represents other 
miscellaneous costs, including travel, postage, publications, forms, 
and Automated Data Processing system support.
    Accordingly, notice is hereby given that the fee for each license 
issued to a person or firm for the 2011 calendar year, in accordance 
with 7 CFR 6.33, will be $150 per license.

    Issued at Washington, DC, August 11, 2010.
Ronald Lord,
Licensing Authority.
[FR Doc. 2010-21607 Filed 8-30-10; 8:45 am]
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