60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collections: Two Information Collections, 77041-77042 [2010-31106]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 237 / Friday, December 10, 2010 / Notices an appropriate level of corporate governance? Why or why not? • Do commenters agree with the Exchange’s belief that a BX listing could help companies raise capital and thus promote job creation within the United States? Why or why not? • Has BX sufficiently addressed how quotations and transactions reports relating to BX-listed securities will be disseminated? Will this result in fragmentation of pricing information relating to these securities? Will this undermine the ability of investors to receive best execution? Why or why not? Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form https://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml; or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–BX–2010–059 on the subject line. publicly available. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–BX– 2010–059 and should be submitted on or before January 24, 2011. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.54 Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2010–31078 Filed 12–9–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 7251] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collections: Two Information Collections Notice of request for public comments. ACTION: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collections described Paper Comments below. The purpose of this notice is to • Send paper comments in triplicate allow 60 days for public comment in the to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Federal Register preceding submission Securities and Exchange Commission, to OMB. We are conducting this process Station Place, 100 F Street, NE., in accordance with the Paperwork Washington, DC 20549–1090. Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: All submissions should refer to File Brokering Prior Approval (License). Number SR–BX–2010–059. This file • OMB Control Number: 1405–0142. number should be included on the • Type of Request: Extension of subject line if e-mail is used. To help the Currently Approved Collection. Commission process and review your • Originating Office: Bureau of comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of post all comments on the Commission’s Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC. • Form Number: None. Internet Web site (https://www.sec.gov/ • Respondents: Business and rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the Nonprofit Organizations. submission, all subsequent • Estimated Number of Respondents: amendments, all written statements 1,515. with respect to the proposed rule • Estimated Number of Responses: change that are filed with the 150. Commission, and all written • Average Hours per Response: 2 communications relating to the hours. proposed rule change between the • Total Estimated Burden: 300 hours. Commission and any person, other than • Frequency: On Occasion. those that may be withheld from the • Obligation to Respond: Required to public in accordance with the Obtain Benefits. provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be • Title of Information Collection: available for Web site viewing and Annual Brokering Report. printing in the Commission’s Public • OMB Control Number: 1405–0141. Reference Room, 100 F Street, NE., • Type of Request: Extension of Washington, DC 20549, on official Currently Approved Collection. business days between the hours of 10 • Originating Office: Bureau of a.m. and 3 p.m. Copies of such filing Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of also will be available for inspection and Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC. copying at the principal office of the • Form Number: None. Exchange. All comments received will • Respondents: Business and be posted without change; the Nonprofit Organizations. Commission does not edit personal • Estimated Number of Respondents: identifying information from 1,515. submissions. You should submit only 54 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(57). information that you wish to make VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:39 Dec 09, 2010 Jkt 223001 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77041 • Estimated Number of Responses: 1,515. • Average Hours Per Response: 2 hours. • Total Estimated Burden: 3,030 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Mandatory. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from December 10, 2010. ADDRESSES: Comments and questions should be directed to Nicholas Memos, Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, Department of State, who may be reached via the following methods: • E-mail: memosni@state.gov. • Mail: Nicholas Memos, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–0112. • Fax: 202–261–8199. You must include the information collection title in the subject lines of your message/letter. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the information collection and supporting documents, to Nicholas Memos, PM/DDTC, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, 20522–0112, who may be reached via phone at (202) 663–2804, or via e-mail at memosni@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of our functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. Abstract of proposed collection: The export, temporary import, temporary export and brokering of defense articles, defense services and related technical data are licensed by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls in accordance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (22 CFR parts 120–130) and Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act. Those of the public who manufacture or export defense articles, E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1 77042 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 237 / Friday, December 10, 2010 / Notices defense services, and related technical data, or the brokering thereof, must register with the Department of State. Persons desiring to engage in brokering activities must submit an application or written request to conduct the transaction to the Department to obtain a decision whether it is in the interests of U.S. foreign policy and national security to approve the transaction. Also, registered brokers must submit annual reports regarding all brokering activity that was transacted, and registered manufacturers and exporter must maintain records of defense trade activities for five years. Methodology: These forms/ information collections may be sent to the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls via the following methods: electronically, mail, personal delivery, and/or fax. Dated: December 2, 2010. Robert S. Kovac, Managing Director of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2010–31106 Filed 12–9–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Determination of Trade Surplus in Certain Sugar and Syrup Goods and Sugar Containing Products of Chile, Morocco, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Peru Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with relevant provisions of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is providing notice of its determination of the trade surplus in certain sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing products of Chile, Morocco, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Peru. As described below, the level of a country’s trade surplus in these goods relates to the quantity of sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing products for which the United States grants preferential tariff treatment under (i) the United States—Chile Free Trade Agreement (Chile FTA), in the case of Chile; (ii) the United States—Morocco Free Trade Agreement (Morocco FTA), in the case of Morocco; (iii) the Dominican Republic—Central America—United States Free Trade mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:39 Dec 09, 2010 Jkt 223001 Agreement (CAFTA–DR), in the case of Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, and (iv) the United States— Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (Peru TPA), in the case of Peru. DATES: Effective Date: December 10, 2010. ADDRESSES: Inquiries may be mailed or delivered to Tanya Menchi, Director of Agricultural Affairs, Office of Agricultural Affairs, Office of the United States Trade Representative, 600 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20508. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tanya Menchi, Office of Agricultural Affairs, telephone: 202–395–6127 or facsimile: 202–395–4579. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chile: Pursuant to section 201 of the United States—Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Pub. L. 108–77; 19 U.S.C. 3805 note), Presidential Proclamation No. 7746 of December 30, 2003 (68 FR 75789) implemented the Chile FTA on behalf of the United States and modified the HTS to reflect the tariff treatment provided for in the Chile FTA. U.S. Note 12(a) to subchapter XI of HTS chapter 99 provides that USTR is required to publish annually in the Federal Register a determination of the amount of Chile’s trade surplus, by volume, with all sources for goods in Harmonized System (HS) subheadings 1701.11, 1701.12, 1701.91, 1701.99, 1702.20, 1702.30, 1702.40, 1702.60, 1702.90, 1806.10, 2101.12, 2101.20, and 2106.90, except that Chile’s imports of U.S. goods classified under HS subheadings 1702.40 and 1702.60 that qualify for preferential tariff treatment under the Chile FTA are not included in the calculation of Chile’s trade surplus. U.S. Note 12(b) to subchapter XI of HTS chapter 99 provides duty-free treatment for certain sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing products of Chile entered under subheading 9911.17.05 in an amount equal to the lesser of Chile’s trade surplus or the specific quantity set out in that note for that calendar year. U.S. Note 12(c) to subchapter XI of HTS chapter 99 provides preferential tariff treatment for certain sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing products of Chile entered under subheading 9911.17.10 through 9911.17.85 in an amount equal to the amount by which Chile’s trade surplus exceeds the specific quantity set out in that note for that calendar year. During calendar year (CY) 2009, the most recent year for which data is available, Chile’s imports of sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 products described above exceeded its exports of those goods by 584,029 metric tons according to data published by its customs authority, the Banco Central de Chile. Based on this data, USTR determines that Chile’s trade surplus is negative. Therefore, in accordance with U.S. Note 12(b) and U.S. Note 12(c) to subchapter XI of HTS chapter 99, goods of Chile are not eligible to enter the United States dutyfree under subheading 9911.17.05 or at preferential tariff rates under subheading 9911.17.10 through 9911.17.85 in CY2011. Morocco: Pursuant to section 201 of the United States—Morocco Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Pub. L. 108–302; 19 U.S.C. 3805 note), Presidential Proclamation No. 7971 of December 22, 2005 (70 FR 76651) implemented the Morocco FTA on behalf of the United States and modified the HTS to reflect the tariff treatment provided for in the Morocco FTA. U.S. Note 12(a) to subchapter XII of HTS chapter 99 provides that USTR is required to publish annually in the Federal Register a determination of the amount of Morocco’s trade surplus, by volume, with all sources for goods in HS subheadings 1701.11, 1701.12, 1701.91, 1701.99, 1702.40, and 1702.60, except that Morocco’s imports of U.S. goods classified under HS subheadings 1702.40 and 1702.60 that qualify for preferential tariff treatment under the Morocco FTA are not included in the calculation of Morocco’s trade surplus. U.S. Note 12(b) to subchapter XII of HTS chapter 99 provides duty-free treatment for certain sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing products of Morocco entered under subheading 9912.17.05 in an amount equal to the lesser of Morocco’s trade surplus or the specific quantity set out in that note for that calendar year. U.S. Note 12(c) to subchapter XII of HTS chapter 99 provides preferential tariff treatment for certain sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing products of Morocco entered under subheading 9912.17.10 through 9912.17.85 in an amount equal to the amount by which Morocco’s trade surplus exceeds the specific quantity set out in that note for that calendar year. During CY2009, the most recent year for which data is available, Morocco’s imports of the sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing products described above exceeded its exports of those goods by 975,826 metric tons according to data published by its customs authority, the Office des Changes. Based on this data, USTR determines that Morocco’s trade surplus is negative. Therefore, in accordance E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 237 (Friday, December 10, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77041-77042]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-31106]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 7251]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collections: Two 
Information Collections

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collections described below. 
The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in 
the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting 
this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
     Title of Information Collection: Brokering Prior Approval 
(License).
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0142.
     Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC.
     Form Number: None.
     Respondents: Business and Nonprofit Organizations.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,515.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 150.
     Average Hours per Response: 2 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden: 300 hours.
     Frequency: On Occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefits.
     Title of Information Collection: Annual Brokering Report.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0141.
     Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC.
     Form Number: None.
     Respondents: Business and Nonprofit Organizations.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,515.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 1,515.
     Average Hours Per Response: 2 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden: 3,030 hours.
     Frequency: On Occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 
days from December 10, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Comments and questions should be directed to Nicholas Memos, 
Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, Department of State, who may 
be reached via the following methods:
     E-mail: memosni@state.gov.
     Mail: Nicholas Memos, SA-1, 12th Floor, Directorate of 
Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. 
Department of State, Washington, DC 20522-0112.
     Fax: 202-261-8199.
    You must include the information collection title in the subject 
lines of your message/letter.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including 
requests for copies of the information collection and supporting 
documents, to Nicholas Memos, PM/DDTC, SA-1, 12th Floor, Directorate of 
Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. 
Department of State, Washington, DC, 20522-0112, who may be reached via 
phone at (202) 663-2804, or via e-mail at memosni@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit 
the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of our functions.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
technology.
    Abstract of proposed collection: The export, temporary import, 
temporary export and brokering of defense articles, defense services 
and related technical data are licensed by the Directorate of Defense 
Trade Controls in accordance with the International Traffic in Arms 
Regulations (22 CFR parts 120-130) and Section 38 of the Arms Export 
Control Act. Those of the public who manufacture or export defense 
articles,

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defense services, and related technical data, or the brokering thereof, 
must register with the Department of State. Persons desiring to engage 
in brokering activities must submit an application or written request 
to conduct the transaction to the Department to obtain a decision 
whether it is in the interests of U.S. foreign policy and national 
security to approve the transaction. Also, registered brokers must 
submit annual reports regarding all brokering activity that was 
transacted, and registered manufacturers and exporter must maintain 
records of defense trade activities for five years.
    Methodology: These forms/information collections may be sent to the 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls via the following methods: 
electronically, mail, personal delivery, and/or fax.

    Dated: December 2, 2010.
Robert S. Kovac,
Managing Director of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-
Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2010-31106 Filed 12-9-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-25-P