Privacy Act of 1974: Systems of Records, 6543-6544 [2012-2900]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 26 / Wednesday, February 8, 2012 / Notices tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain welded carbon steel pipe and tube from Turkey for the period of review (POR) of January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2010. See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 76 FR 11197 (March 1, 2011). On March 30, 2011, we received a letter from Erbosan Erciyas Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (ERBOSAN) requesting that the company’s entries for the POR be reviewed by the Department. On April 27, 2011, the Department published the notice of initiation of the administrative review of this CVD order for the POR, which included ERBOSAN.1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 76 FR 23545 (April 27, 2011). On October 27, 2011, the Department requested U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data on Type 3 entries 2 of subject merchandise to the United States produced by ERBOSAN during the POR. See Memorandum to the File from Kristen Johnson, Trade Analyst, AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, regarding ‘‘Request for Customs Data in the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of Certain Welded Carbon Steel Standard Pipe from Turkey,’’ (October 27, 2011). We reviewed the customs data provided by CBP and found there were no suspended entries of subject merchandise produced by ERBOSAN during the POR. On November 3, 2011, we issued a letter to ERBOSAN explaining that the Department’s practice requires there to be a suspended entry during the POR upon which to assess duties in order to conduct an administrative review.3 As such, we requested that ERBOSAN submit evidence demonstrating that the 1 A review of the following companies was also initiated: Borusan Group, Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., Borusan Istikbal Ticaret T.A.S., Tosyali dis Ticaret A.S., and Toscelik Profil ve Sac Endustrisi A.S. 2 A Type 3 entry is an entry of merchandise imported into the United States which is subject to antidumping or countervailing duties, as the case may be, and for which liquidation is suspended until after the completion of an administrative review in which the assessment rate is calculated. 3 See, e.g., Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 76 FR 42679 (July 19, 2011), and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum at Comment 1; see also Certain Cutto-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate Products from Italy: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 71 FR 39299, 39302 (July 12, 2006), and Portable Electric Typewriters from Japan; Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 56 FR 14072, 14073 (April 5, 1991). VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:54 Feb 07, 2012 Jkt 226001 company had a Type 3 entry of subject merchandise to the United States during the CVD POR. We explained that if ERBOSAN was unable to provide such documentation, the Department will find that there are no suspended entries of subject merchandise produced by ERBOSAN against which to assess duties and will rescind the 2010 CVD administrative review with respect to the company. See Letter from the Department to ERBOSAN regarding ‘‘Entry Documentation,’’ (November 3, 2011). On November 17, 2011, ERBOSAN reported that it did not have entry documentation because the exports of subject merchandise to the United States during the POR were to an unrelated importer. See ERBOSAN’s ‘‘Response to Entry Documentation Request,’’ (November 17, 2011) at 2. On December 20, 2011, we published the notice of preliminary rescission of this CVD duty administrative review with respect to ERBOSAN, and invited interested parties to comment on the preliminary decision. See Certain Welded Carbon Steel Standard Pipe and Tube from Turkey: Intent to Rescind Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, In Part, 76 FR 78886 (December 20, 2011) (Preliminary Rescission). We received comments from Wheatland Tube Company (the petitioner) and ERBOSAN on January 9, 2012. All comments raised by the parties are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice. The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via IA ACCESS, which is available to the public in the Department’s Central Record Unit. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at http://www.trade.gov/ia/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Partial Rescission of Review Because there are no suspended entries of subject merchandise produced by ERBOSAN for the CVD POR, we determine to rescind the review for ERBOSAN. In Allegheny Ludlum Corp. v. United States, 346 F.3d 1368 (Fed. Cir. 2003), the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the Department’s practice of rescinding annual reviews when there are no entries of subject merchandise during the POR, which is identical to this current administrative review. This administrative review will remain in effect for all other companies for which the review was initiated, PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6543 namely the Borusan Group, Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., Borusan Istikbal Ticaret T.A.S., Tosyali dis Ticaret A.S., and Toscelik Profil ve Sac Endustrisi A.S. We are issuing and publishing this decision and notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: February 2, 2012. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2012–2919 Filed 2–7–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration [Docket No. 120203097–2097–01] RIN 0660–XA26 Privacy Act of 1974: Systems of Records National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce publishes this notice to announce the deletion of a Privacy Act System of Records entitled, COMMERCE/NTIA–1 ‘‘Applications Related to Coupons for Digital-to-Analog Converter Boxes.’’ The Digital-to-Analog Converter Box Program has been terminated and this system of records will be deleted to comply with the applicable Disposition Authority. DATES: This system of records will be deleted on February 8, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danielle N. Rodier, Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Room 4713, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 23, 2011, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce, published a notice in the Federal Register requesting comments on the deletion of a Privacy Act System of Records, entitled COMMERCE/NTIA–1, ‘‘Applications Related to Coupons for Digital-to-Analog Converter Boxes.’’ (76 FR 80344; Dec. 23, 2011). NTIA received no comments in response to this notice. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) authorized SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1 6544 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 26 / Wednesday, February 8, 2012 / Notices NTIA to dispose of records (Disposition Authority) associated with the Digitalto-Analog Converter Box Program, including this system of records. See Request for Records Disposition Authority, N1–417–08–1 (July 13, 2009), available at http://www.archives.gov/ records-mgmt/rcs/schedules/ departments/department-of-commerce/ rg-0417/n1–417–08–001_sf115.pdf. The Disposition Schedule provides that applicant household records are to be deleted two years after termination of the program. NTIA determined that the date for termination of the program was December 31, 2009, because the essential functions of the program had ceased by that date. Accordingly, by this notice NTIA announces that it will delete this system of records on February 8, 2012 to comply with the Disposition Authority. Dated: February 3, 2012. Jonathan R. Cantor, Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Commerce. Applications will be accepted from March 1, 2012, through August 31, 2012. DATES: [FR Doc. 2012–2900 Filed 2–7–12; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office [Docket No. PTO–C–2011–0041] Humanitarian Awards Pilot Program United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Following on last year’s Request for Comments, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is launching a twelve-month pilot program to incentivize the distribution of patented technologies to address humanitarian needs. The pilot program will be run as an awards competition. Participating patent applicants, patent owners, and licensees will submit program applications describing what actions they have taken with their patented technology to address humanitarian needs among an impoverished population or further research by others on humanitarian technologies. Applications will be considered in four categories: Medical Technology, Food & Nutrition, Clean Technology, and Information Technology. Independent judges will review the program applications, and a selection committee will recommend awardees based on these reviews. Awardees will receive a certificate redeemable to accelerate select matters before the USPTO and public recognition for their efforts, including tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:54 Feb 07, 2012 Jkt 226001 For questions about competition procedures, contact the Office of Policy and External Affairs, by telephone at (571) 272–9300; or by facsimile transmission to (571) 273–0123; or by mail addressed to: Humanitarian Program, Office of Policy and External Affairs, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313–1450. For questions about certificates, acceleration, or other matters, contact Pinchus Laufer, Office of Patent Legal Administration, by telephone at (571) 272–7726; or by facsimile transmission to (571) 273–7726; or by mail addressed to: Pinchus Laufer, Office of Patent Legal Administration, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313–1450. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 3510–60–P SUMMARY: an award ceremony at the USPTO. The certificate can be redeemed to accelerate one of the following matters: an ex parte reexamination proceeding, including one appeal to the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI) from that proceeding; a patent application, including one appeal to the BPAI from that application; or an appeal to the BPAI of a claim twice rejected in a patent application or reissue application or finally rejected in an ex parte reexamination, without accelerating the underlying matter which generated the appeal. Inter partes reexaminations and interference proceedings are not eligible for acceleration, nor are the forthcoming post grant reviews, inter partes reviews, derivation proceedings, or supplemental examinations. Certificates awarded in the pilot are not transferable to other parties. In September 2010, the USPTO requested comments from the public on proposals to incentivize the development and distribution of technologies that address humanitarian needs. See Request for Comments on Incentivizing Humanitarian Technologies and Licensing Through the Intellectual Property System, 75 FR 57261 (September 20, 2010), 1359 Off. Gaz. Pat. Office 121 (October 12, 2010). Based on feedback received, the USPTO is piloting an award competition recognizing humanitarian uses of patented and patent-pending technology. The results of this pilot will be reviewed to determine whether to extend the program. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Application Process To enter the competition, applicants will submit program applications describing how their actions satisfy the competition criteria given below. Program applications are not patent applications but separate documents created for this pilot program. The term ‘‘application’’ throughout this notice shall mean program application rather than patent application unless otherwise noted. Likewise, ‘‘applicant’’ shall mean program applicant rather than patent applicant unless otherwise noted. Program applications will be accepted for a period of six months beginning March 1, 2012. Up to 1,000 applications will be accepted under this pilot—if that limit is reached before August 31, 2012, the application period will be closed. Applications must be submitted on-line using the Web site at http:// patentsforhumanity.challenge.gov. Submissions will be available on the public Web site after being screened for inappropriate material. Submissions containing inappropriate material will not be considered. To ensure consistent and timely evaluation, applications will consist of a core section and supplements. Application forms will be available on the Web site. The core section will address how the applicant meets the defined competition criteria within a strict five-page limit. Applications exceeding this limit may be removed from consideration. Applicants may supplement the core section with any supporting material they wish to provide, such as third party statements on the merits of their application. Judges will review the core section of every eligible application they receive. Judges may review any, all, or none of each application’s supplementary material at their discretion. After the application submission period ends, judges will review the applications and a selection committee composed of representatives from other Federal agencies and laboratories will compose a list of up to 50 recommended recipients based on the judges’ reviews. The selection committee will send the recommendation list to the USPTO, with the goal of completing the recommendation process within 90 days of the close of the application period. The committee will endeavor to recommend a minimum of five awardees in each of the four categories (Medical Technology, Food & Nutrition, Clean Technology, and Information Technology), with additional awardees recommended from any category at the selection committee’s discretion. The E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 26 (Wednesday, February 8, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6543-6544]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-2900]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

[Docket No. 120203097-2097-01]
RIN 0660-XA26


Privacy Act of 1974: Systems of Records

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce publishes this notice to announce 
the deletion of a Privacy Act System of Records entitled, COMMERCE/
NTIA-1 ``Applications Related to Coupons for Digital-to-Analog 
Converter Boxes.'' The Digital-to-Analog Converter Box Program has been 
terminated and this system of records will be deleted to comply with 
the applicable Disposition Authority.

DATES: This system of records will be deleted on February 8, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danielle N. Rodier, Attorney-Advisor, 
Office of the Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and 
Information Administration, Room 4713, 14th Street and Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 23, 2011, the National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. 
Department of Commerce, published a notice in the Federal Register 
requesting comments on the deletion of a Privacy Act System of Records, 
entitled COMMERCE/NTIA-1, ``Applications Related to Coupons for 
Digital-to-Analog Converter Boxes.'' (76 FR 80344; Dec. 23, 2011). NTIA 
received no comments in response to this notice.
    The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) authorized

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NTIA to dispose of records (Disposition Authority) associated with the 
Digital-to-Analog Converter Box Program, including this system of 
records. See Request for Records Disposition Authority, N1-417-08-1 
(July 13, 2009), available at http://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/rcs/schedules/departments/department-of-commerce/rg-0417/n1-417-08-001_sf115.pdf. The Disposition Schedule provides that applicant household 
records are to be deleted two years after termination of the program. 
NTIA determined that the date for termination of the program was 
December 31, 2009, because the essential functions of the program had 
ceased by that date. Accordingly, by this notice NTIA announces that it 
will delete this system of records on February 8, 2012 to comply with 
the Disposition Authority.

    Dated: February 3, 2012.
Jonathan R. Cantor,
Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Commerce.
[FR Doc. 2012-2900 Filed 2-7-12; 8:45 am]
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