Invitation for Membership on Advisory Committee, 53716-53717 [2010-21609]

Download as PDF hsrobinson on DSK69SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 53716 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 169 / Wednesday, September 1, 2010 / Notices Domestic Like Product. Identify any known related parties and the nature of the relationship as defined in section 771(4)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1677(4)(B)). (6) A list of all known and currently operating U.S. importers of the Subject Merchandise and producers of the Subject Merchandise in each Subject Country that currently export or have exported Subject Merchandise to the United States or other countries after 2004. (7) A list of 3–5 leading purchasers in the U.S. market for the Domestic Like Product and the Subject Merchandise (including street address, World Wide Web address, and the name, telephone number, fax number, and E-mail address of a responsible official at each firm). (8) A list of known sources of information on national or regional prices for the Domestic Like Product or the Subject Merchandise in the U.S. or other markets. (9) If you are a U.S. producer of the Domestic Like Product, provide the following information on your firm’s operations on that product during calendar year 2009 (report quantity data in pounds and value data in U.S. dollars, f.o.b. plant). If you are a union/ worker group or trade/business association, provide the information, on an aggregate basis, for the firms in which your workers are employed/ which are members of your association. (a) Production (quantity) and, if known, an estimate of the percentage of total U.S. production of the Domestic Like Product accounted for by your firm’s(s’) production; (b) Capacity (quantity) of your firm to produce the Domestic Like Product (i.e., the level of production that your establishment(s) could reasonably have expected to attain during the year, assuming normal operating conditions (using equipment and machinery in place and ready to operate), normal operating levels (hours per week/weeks per year), time for downtime, maintenance, repair, and cleanup, and a typical or representative product mix); (c) The quantity and value of U.S. commercial shipments of the Domestic Like Product produced in your U.S. plant(s); and (d) The quantity and value of U.S. internal consumption/company transfers of the Domestic Like Product produced in your U.S. plant(s). (e) The value of (i) net sales, (ii) cost of goods sold (COGS), (iii) gross profit, (iv) selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses, and (v) operating income of the Domestic Like Product produced in your U.S. plant(s) (include both U.S. and export commercial sales, VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:24 Aug 31, 2010 Jkt 220001 internal consumption, and company transfers) for your most recently completed fiscal year (identify the date on which your fiscal year ends). (10) If you are a U.S. importer or a trade/business association of U.S. importers of the Subject Merchandise from the Subject Country(ies), provide the following information on your firm’s(s’) operations on that product during calendar year 2009 (report quantity data in pounds and value data in U.S. dollars). If you are a trade/ business association, provide the information, on an aggregate basis, for the firms which are members of your association. (a) The quantity and value (landed, duty-paid but not including antidumping duties) of U.S. imports and, if known, an estimate of the percentage of total U.S. imports of Subject Merchandise from each Subject Country accounted for by your firm’s(s’) imports; (b) The quantity and value (f.o.b. U.S. port, including antidumping duties) of U.S. commercial shipments of Subject Merchandise imported from each Subject Country; and (c) The quantity and value (f.o.b. U.S. port, including antidumping duties) of U.S. internal consumption/company transfers of Subject Merchandise imported from each Subject Country. (11) If you are a producer, an exporter, or a trade/business association of producers or exporters of the Subject Merchandise in the Subject Country(ies), provide the following information on your firm’s(s’) operations on that product during calendar year 2009 (report quantity data in pounds and value data in U.S. dollars, landed and duty-paid at the U.S. port but not including antidumping duties). If you are a trade/business association, provide the information, on an aggregate basis, for the firms which are members of your association. (a) Production (quantity) and, if known, an estimate of the percentage of total production of Subject Merchandise in each Subject Country accounted for by your firm’s(s’) production; and (b) Capacity (quantity) of your firm to produce the Subject Merchandise in each Subject Country (i.e., the level of production that your establishment(s) could reasonably have expected to attain during the year, assuming normal operating conditions (using equipment and machinery in place and ready to operate), normal operating levels (hours per week/weeks per year), time for downtime, maintenance, repair, and cleanup, and a typical or representative product mix); and PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (c) The quantity and value of your firm’s(s’) exports to the United States of Subject Merchandise and, if known, an estimate of the percentage of total exports to the United States of Subject Merchandise from each Subject Country accounted for by your firm’s(s’) exports. (12) Identify significant changes, if any, in the supply and demand conditions or business cycle for the Domestic Like Product that have occurred in the United States or in the market for the Subject Merchandise in the Subject Countries after 2004, and significant changes, if any, that are likely to occur within a reasonably foreseeable time. Supply conditions to consider include technology; production methods; development efforts; ability to increase production (including the shift of production facilities used for other products and the use, cost, or availability of major inputs into production); and factors related to the ability to shift supply among different national markets (including barriers to importation in foreign markets or changes in market demand abroad). Demand conditions to consider include end uses and applications; the existence and availability of substitute products; and the level of competition among the Domestic Like Product produced in the United States, Subject Merchandise produced in each Subject Country, and such merchandise from other countries. (13) (OPTIONAL) A statement of whether you agree with the above definitions of the Domestic Like Product and Domestic Industry; if you disagree with either or both of these definitions, please explain why and provide alternative definitions. Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.61 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: August 24, 2010. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2010–21367 Filed 8–31–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P JOINT BOARD FOR THE ENROLLMENT OF ACTUARIES Invitation for Membership on Advisory Committee Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries (Joint Board), SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 169 / Wednesday, September 1, 2010 / Notices established under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), is responsible for the enrollment of individuals who wish to perform actuarial services under ERISA. The Joint Board has established an Advisory Committee on Actuarial Examinations (Advisory Committee) to assist in its examination duties mandated by ERISA. The current Advisory Committee members’ terms expire on February 28, 2011. This notice describes the Advisory Committee and invites applications from those interested in serving on it. 1. General To qualify for enrollment to perform actuarial services under ERISA, an applicant must have requisite pension actuarial experience and satisfy knowledge requirements as provided in the Joint Board’s regulations. The knowledge requirements may be satisfied by successful completion of Joint Board examinations in basic actuarial mathematics and methodology and in actuarial mathematics and methodology relating to pension plans qualifying under ERISA. The Joint Board, the Society of Actuaries, and the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries jointly offer examinations acceptable to the Joint Board for enrollment purposes and acceptable to those actuarial organizations as part of their respective examination programs. hsrobinson on DSK69SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 2. Programs The Advisory Committee plays an integral role in the examination program by assisting the Joint Board in offering examinations that will enable examination candidates to demonstrate the knowledge necessary to qualify for enrollment. The Advisory Committee will discuss the philosophy of such examinations, will review topics appropriately covered in them, and will make recommendations relative thereto. It also will recommend to the Joint Board proposed examination questions. The Joint Board will maintain liaison with the Advisory Committee in this process to ensure that its views on examination content are understood. 3. Function The manner in which the Advisory Committee functions in preparing examination questions is intertwined with the jointly administered examination program. Under that program, the participating actuarial organizations draft questions and submit them to the Advisory Committee for its consideration. After review of the draft questions, the Advisory Committee VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:24 Aug 31, 2010 Jkt 220001 selects appropriate questions, modifies them as it deems desirable, and then prepares one or more drafts of actuarial examinations to be recommended to the Joint Board. (In addition to revisions of the draft questions, it may be necessary for the Advisory Committee to originate questions and include them in what is recommended.) 4. Membership The Joint Board will take steps to ensure maximum practicable representation on the Advisory Committee of points of view regarding the Joint Board’s actuarial examination extant in the community at large and from nominees provided by the actuarial organizations. Since the members of the actuarial organizations comprise a large segment of the actuarial profession, this appointive process ensures expression of a broad spectrum of viewpoints. All members of the Advisory Committee will be expected to act in the public interest, that is, to produce examinations that will help ensure a level of competence among those who will be accorded enrollment to perform actuarial services under ERISA. Membership normally will be limited to actuaries previously enrolled by the Joint Board. However, individuals having academic or other special qualifications of particular value for the Advisory Committee’s work also will be considered for membership. Federallyregistered lobbyists may not be members of the Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee will meet about four times a year. Advisory Committee members should be prepared to devote from 125 to 175 hours, including meeting time, to the work of the Advisory Committee over the course of a year. Members will be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred, in accordance with applicable government regulations. Actuaries interested in serving on the Advisory Committee should express their interest and fully state their qualifications in a letter addressed to: Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries, c/o Office of Professional Responsibility SE:OPR, Internal Revenue Service, Attn: Executive Director IR–7238, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. Any questions may be directed to the Joint Board’s Executive Director at 202– 622–8225. The deadline for accepting applications is November 30, 2010. PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53717 Dated: August 24, 2010. Patrick W. McDonough, Executive Director, Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries. [FR Doc. 2010–21609 Filed 8–31–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Notice is hereby given that on August 25, 2010, a proposed Consent Decree in United States of America and State of Texas v. Air Products LLC, Civil No. 4:10-cv03074 (S.D. Tex.), was lodged with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. In the Complaint filed in this action, the United States and the State of Texas sought injunctive relief and civil penalties against Air Products LLC (‘‘Air Products’’) for violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (‘‘RCRA’’), 42 U.S.C. 6901–6992k, at Air Products’ chemical manufacturing facility in Pasadena, Texas. The Complaint alleged that Air Products’ past practice of sending spent sulfuric acid hazardous waste to the neighboring Agrifos Fertilizer, Inc. (‘‘Agrifos’’) facility for disposal violated several provisions of RCRA. The Complaint also alleged one violation of RCRA’s hazardous waste labeling requirements. The State of Texas has joined as a coplaintiff and brings its own claims under State law. In the proposed Consent Decree, Air Products agrees to manage the spent sulfuric acid on-site, and not to ship it to Agrifos or to any other facility not authorized to accept it; and to certify its compliance with labeling and other requirements applicable to hazardous waste storage tanks on site. Finally, the Consent Decree requires Air Products to pay a $1.485 million civil penalty. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, with a copy to Deborah A. Gitin, U.S. Department of Justice, 301 Howard Street, Suite 1050, San Francisco, CA 94105, and should refer to United States of America and State E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 169 (Wednesday, September 1, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53716-53717]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-21609]


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JOINT BOARD FOR THE ENROLLMENT OF ACTUARIES


Invitation for Membership on Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries (Joint Board),

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established under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 
(ERISA), is responsible for the enrollment of individuals who wish to 
perform actuarial services under ERISA. The Joint Board has established 
an Advisory Committee on Actuarial Examinations (Advisory Committee) to 
assist in its examination duties mandated by ERISA. The current 
Advisory Committee members' terms expire on February 28, 2011. This 
notice describes the Advisory Committee and invites applications from 
those interested in serving on it.

1. General

    To qualify for enrollment to perform actuarial services under 
ERISA, an applicant must have requisite pension actuarial experience 
and satisfy knowledge requirements as provided in the Joint Board's 
regulations. The knowledge requirements may be satisfied by successful 
completion of Joint Board examinations in basic actuarial mathematics 
and methodology and in actuarial mathematics and methodology relating 
to pension plans qualifying under ERISA.
    The Joint Board, the Society of Actuaries, and the American Society 
of Pension Professionals & Actuaries jointly offer examinations 
acceptable to the Joint Board for enrollment purposes and acceptable to 
those actuarial organizations as part of their respective examination 
programs.

2. Programs

    The Advisory Committee plays an integral role in the examination 
program by assisting the Joint Board in offering examinations that will 
enable examination candidates to demonstrate the knowledge necessary to 
qualify for enrollment. The Advisory Committee will discuss the 
philosophy of such examinations, will review topics appropriately 
covered in them, and will make recommendations relative thereto. It 
also will recommend to the Joint Board proposed examination questions. 
The Joint Board will maintain liaison with the Advisory Committee in 
this process to ensure that its views on examination content are 
understood.

3. Function

    The manner in which the Advisory Committee functions in preparing 
examination questions is intertwined with the jointly administered 
examination program. Under that program, the participating actuarial 
organizations draft questions and submit them to the Advisory Committee 
for its consideration. After review of the draft questions, the 
Advisory Committee selects appropriate questions, modifies them as it 
deems desirable, and then prepares one or more drafts of actuarial 
examinations to be recommended to the Joint Board. (In addition to 
revisions of the draft questions, it may be necessary for the Advisory 
Committee to originate questions and include them in what is 
recommended.)

4. Membership

    The Joint Board will take steps to ensure maximum practicable 
representation on the Advisory Committee of points of view regarding 
the Joint Board's actuarial examination extant in the community at 
large and from nominees provided by the actuarial organizations. Since 
the members of the actuarial organizations comprise a large segment of 
the actuarial profession, this appointive process ensures expression of 
a broad spectrum of viewpoints. All members of the Advisory Committee 
will be expected to act in the public interest, that is, to produce 
examinations that will help ensure a level of competence among those 
who will be accorded enrollment to perform actuarial services under 
ERISA.
    Membership normally will be limited to actuaries previously 
enrolled by the Joint Board. However, individuals having academic or 
other special qualifications of particular value for the Advisory 
Committee's work also will be considered for membership. Federally-
registered lobbyists may not be members of the Advisory Committee.
    The Advisory Committee will meet about four times a year. Advisory 
Committee members should be prepared to devote from 125 to 175 hours, 
including meeting time, to the work of the Advisory Committee over the 
course of a year. Members will be reimbursed for travel expenses 
incurred, in accordance with applicable government regulations.
    Actuaries interested in serving on the Advisory Committee should 
express their interest and fully state their qualifications in a letter 
addressed to: Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries, c/o Office 
of Professional Responsibility SE:OPR, Internal Revenue Service, Attn: 
Executive Director IR-7238, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20224.
    Any questions may be directed to the Joint Board's Executive 
Director at 202-622-8225.
    The deadline for accepting applications is November 30, 2010.

    Dated: August 24, 2010.
Patrick W. McDonough,
Executive Director, Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries.
[FR Doc. 2010-21609 Filed 8-31-10; 8:45 am]
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