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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 170 / Thursday, September 2, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XX66 The National Saltwater Angler Registry Program; Designation of Exempted States for Anglers, Spear Fishers, and For-Hire Fishing Vessels National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: NMFS has designated the states of Alaska, Oregon, California, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, American Samoa and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands as exempted states for anglers, spear fishers and for-hire fishing vessels. NMFS has designated the states of Virginia and Massachusetts as exempted states for for-hire fishing vessels. DATES: Effective on September 2, 2010. ADDRESSES: Gordon C. Colvin, Fishery Biologist, NMFS ST–12453, 1315 EastWest Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gordon C. Colvin, Fishery Biologist; (301) 713–2367 x175; e-mail: Gordon.Colvin@noaa.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The final rule implementing the National Saltwater Angler Registry Program, 50 CFR subpart P, was published in the Federal Register on December 30, 2008. The final rule requires persons who are angling, spear fishing or operating a forhire fishing vessel in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone or for anadromous species to register annually with NOAA, beginning January 1, 2009. However, persons who are licensed or registered by, or state residents who are not required to register or hold a license issued by, a state that is designated as an exempted state are not required to register with NOAA. The final rule sets forth the requirements for states to be designated as exempted states. Generally, exempted states must agree to provide to NMFS names, addresses, dates of birth and telephone numbers of the persons licensed or registered under a qualifying state license and/or registry program, or to provide catch and effort data from a qualifying regional survey of recreational fishing, and enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with NMFS to formalize the data reporting agreement. NMFS has received proposals for providing license/registry and/or wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:22 Sep 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 regional survey catch and effort data from the states listed below, has determined that the states’ programs qualify for exempted state designation under the provisions of the final rule, and has entered into Memoranda of Agreement with each of the states. Therefore, pursuant to 50 CFR 600.1415(b)(3), notice is hereby given that the following states are designated as exempted states under 50 CFR subpart P: Alaska, Oregon, California, New York, Delaware, Connecticut, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Persons who hold a valid fishing license or registration issued by these exempted states for angling, spear fishing or operating a for-hire fishing vessel in tidal waters are not required to register with NOAA under 50 CFR 600.1405(b). Persons who are residents of these exempted states who are not required to hold a fishing license, or to be registered to fish under the laws of these exempted states, also are not required to register with NOAA. Further, pursuant to 50 CFR 600.1415(b)(3), notice is hereby given that the following states are designated as exempted states only for for-hire fishing vessels: Virginia, Massachusetts. Persons who hold a valid license or registration issued by these exempted states for operating a for-hire fishing vessel in tidal waters are not required to register with NOAA under 50 CFR 600.1405(b). Dated: August 26, 2010. Eric C. Schwaab, Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–21987 Filed 9–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–549–821] Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Thailand: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from Thailand. The review covers five exporters/producers. The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2008, through July 31, 2009. 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See Antidumping Duty Order: Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Thailand, 69 FR 48204 (August 9, 2004). On September 22, 2009, we published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of six companies. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 74 FR 48224 (September 22, 2009).1 Since initiation of the review, we selected Landblue and TPBI for individual examination. See Memorandum to Laurie Parkhill dated October 15, 2009. In addition, we extended the due date for completion of these preliminary results. See Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from Thailand: Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 23673 (May 4, 2010), and Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Thailand: Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 36359 (June 25, 2010). Finally, we rescinded the review with respect to Landblue. See Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from Thailand: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative 1 We stated that the review covers the following companies: C.P. Packaging Co., Ltd., Giant Pack Co., Ltd., Landblue (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (Landblue), Sahachit Watana Plastics Ind. Co., Ltd., Thai Plastic Bags Industries Co., Ltd. (TPBI), and Thantawan Industry Public Co., Ltd. Id., 74 FR at 48226. The Department has determined previously that TPBI, APEC Film Ltd., and Winner’s Pack Co., Ltd., comprise the Thai Plastic Bags Group. See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less than Fair Value: Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Thailand, 69 FR 34122, 34123 (June 18, 2004). E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XX66


The National Saltwater Angler Registry Program; Designation of 
Exempted States for Anglers, Spear Fishers, and For-Hire Fishing 
Vessels

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION:  Notice.

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SUMMARY: NMFS has designated the states of Alaska, Oregon, California, 
New York, Connecticut, Delaware, American Samoa and Commonwealth of the 
Northern Mariana Islands as exempted states for anglers, spear fishers 
and for-hire fishing vessels. NMFS has designated the states of 
Virginia and Massachusetts as exempted states for for-hire fishing 
vessels.

DATES: Effective on September 2, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Gordon C. Colvin, Fishery Biologist, NMFS ST-12453, 1315 
East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gordon C. Colvin, Fishery Biologist; 
(301) 713-2367 x175; e-mail: Gordon.Colvin@noaa.gov

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The final rule implementing the National 
Saltwater Angler Registry Program, 50 CFR subpart P, was published in 
the Federal Register on December 30, 2008. The final rule requires 
persons who are angling, spear fishing or operating a for-hire fishing 
vessel in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone or for anadromous species to 
register annually with NOAA, beginning January 1, 2009. However, 
persons who are licensed or registered by, or state residents who are 
not required to register or hold a license issued by, a state that is 
designated as an exempted state are not required to register with NOAA. 
The final rule sets forth the requirements for states to be designated 
as exempted states. Generally, exempted states must agree to provide to 
NMFS names, addresses, dates of birth and telephone numbers of the 
persons licensed or registered under a qualifying state license and/or 
registry program, or to provide catch and effort data from a qualifying 
regional survey of recreational fishing, and enter into a Memorandum of 
Agreement with NMFS to formalize the data reporting agreement.
    NMFS has received proposals for providing license/registry and/or 
regional survey catch and effort data from the states listed below, has 
determined that the states' programs qualify for exempted state 
designation under the provisions of the final rule, and has entered 
into Memoranda of Agreement with each of the states. Therefore, 
pursuant to 50 CFR 600.1415(b)(3), notice is hereby given that the 
following states are designated as exempted states under 50 CFR subpart 
P: Alaska, Oregon, California, New York, Delaware, Connecticut, 
American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Persons 
who hold a valid fishing license or registration issued by these 
exempted states for angling, spear fishing or operating a for-hire 
fishing vessel in tidal waters are not required to register with NOAA 
under 50 CFR 600.1405(b). Persons who are residents of these exempted 
states who are not required to hold a fishing license, or to be 
registered to fish under the laws of these exempted states, also are 
not required to register with NOAA. Further, pursuant to 50 CFR 
600.1415(b)(3), notice is hereby given that the following states are 
designated as exempted states only for for-hire fishing vessels: 
Virginia, Massachusetts. Persons who hold a valid license or 
registration issued by these exempted states for operating a for-hire 
fishing vessel in tidal waters are not required to register with NOAA 
under 50 CFR 600.1405(b).

    Dated: August 26, 2010.
Eric C. Schwaab,
Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries 
Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-21987 Filed 9-1-10; 8:45 am]
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