Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 25960-25961 [2012-10593]

Download as PDF 25960 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 85 / Wednesday, May 2, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Materials Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting The Materials Technical Advisory Committee will meet on May 17, 2012, 10:00 a.m., Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 3884, 14th Street between Constitution & Pennsylvania Avenues NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration with respect to technical questions that affect the level of export controls applicable to materials and related technology. Agenda Open Session 1. Opening remarks and introductions. 2. Remarks from Bureau of Industry and Security senior management. 3. Report on Composite Working Group and other working groups. 4. Report on regime-based activities. 5. Discussion on Department of Commerce Role in export of Avian Influenza Virus and related technology. 6. Public comments and new business. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Closed Session 7. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov, no later than May 10, 2012. A limited number of seats will be available during the public session of the meeting. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. Written statements may be submitted at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of public presentation materials to Committee members, the materials should be forwarded prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on November 16, 2011, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(d)), that the portion of the meeting dealing with VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:55 May 01, 2012 Jkt 226001 pre-decisional changes to the Commerce Control List and the U.S. export control policies shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Dated: April 27, 2012. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–10502 Filed 5–1–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Materials Processing Equipment Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on November 21, 2011, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(d)), that the portion of the meeting dealing with matters the premature disclosure of which would be likely to frustrate significantly implementation of a proposed agency action as described in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c) (9)(B) shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a) (1) and 10(a) (3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. The Materials Processing Equipment Technical Advisory Committee (MPETAC) will meet on May 22, 2012, 9:00 a.m., Room 3884, in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street between Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration with respect to technical questions that affect the level of export controls applicable to materials processing equipment and related technology. Dated: April 27, 2012. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. Agenda International Trade Administration Open Session 1. Opening remarks and introductions. 2. Presentation of papers and comments by the Public. 3. Discussions on results from last, and proposals for next Wassenaar Meeting. 4. Report on proposed and recently issued changes to the Export Administration Regulations. 5. Other business. Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments Closed Session 6. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov, no later than May 15, 2012. A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2012–10500 Filed 5–1–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, as amended by Pub. L. 106– 36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the question of whether instruments of equivalent 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 May 22, 2012. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 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: 12–007. Applicant: Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Ave., Lemont, IL 60439. Instrument: Klystron. Manufacturer: Thales Components Corp., France. Intended Use: The instrument will be E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 85 / Wednesday, May 2, 2012 / Notices used for a wide variety of research purposes, including the investigation of atomic structure, and material behavior under extreme pressures. The instrument is used as a component part of a particle accelerator system that produces and stores a high-energy electron beam in a storage ring. This electron beam is then manipulated by special magnets in order to produce photon flux in the form of x-rays. This x-ray flux is ultimately used for imaging biological and other materials samples. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: March 1, 2012. Dated: April 25, 2012. Gregory W. Campbell, Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Import Administration. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) Public Meeting International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the CINTAC. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The public session is from 3:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 4830, U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sarah Lopp, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, ITA, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 202– 482–3851; Fax: 202–482–5665; email: sarah.lopp@trade.gov). mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The CINTAC was established under the discretionary authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), in response to an identified need for consensus advice from U.S. industry 16:55 May 01, 2012 Jkt 226001 Closed Session (9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.) 1. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. App. §§ (10)(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). Public Session (3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.) [FR Doc. 2012–10593 Filed 5–1–12; 8:45 am] VerDate Mar<15>2010 to the U.S. Government regarding the development and administration of programs to expand United States exports of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, including advice on how U.S. civil nuclear goods and services export policies, programs, and activities will affect the U.S. civil nuclear industry’s competitiveness and ability to participate in the international market. Topics to be considered: The agenda for the June 5, 2012 CINTAC meeting is as follows: 1. International Trade Administration’s Civil Nuclear Trade Initiative Update. 2. Civil Nuclear Trade Promotion Activities Discussion. 3. Public comment period. The open session will be disabledaccessible. Public seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting must notify Ms. Sarah Lopp at the contact information below by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 1, 2012 in order to pre-register for clearance into the building. Please specify any requests for reasonable accommodation at least five business days in advance of the meeting. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. A limited amount of time will be available for pertinent brief oral comments from members of the public attending the meeting. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per person, with a total public comment period of 30 minutes. Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must contact Ms. Lopp and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the comments and the name and address of the proposed participant by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 1, 2012. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, ITA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Speakers are requested to bring at least 20 copies of their oral comments for distribution to the participants and public at the meeting. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25961 Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning the CINTAC’s affairs at any time before and after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. For consideration during the meeting, and to ensure transmission to the Committee prior to the meeting, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 1, 2012. Comments received after that date will be distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on February 22, 2012, pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. (10)(d)), (1) that the portion of the meeting dealing with matters the disclosure of which would be likely to frustrate significantly implementation of an agency action as described in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. App. (10)(a)(1) and 10(a)(3); and (2) that the portion of the meeting dealing with matters requiring disclosure of trade secrets and commercial or financial information as described in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4) shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. App. (10)(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. Copies of CINTAC meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting. Edward A. O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2012–10625 Filed 5–1–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Subsidy Programs Provided by Countries Exporting Softwood Lumber and Softwood Lumber Products to the United States; Request for Comment Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Department) seeks public comment on any subsidies, including stumpage subsidies, provided by certain countries exporting softwood lumber or softwood AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 85 (Wednesday, May 2, 2012)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-10593]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments

    Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and 
Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-651, as amended 
by Pub. L. 106-36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments 
on the question of whether instruments of equivalent 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 May 22, 2012. Address 
written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 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: 12-007. Applicant: Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 
South Cass Ave., Lemont, IL 60439. Instrument: Klystron. Manufacturer: 
Thales Components Corp., France. Intended Use: The instrument will be

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used for a wide variety of research purposes, including the 
investigation of atomic structure, and material behavior under extreme 
pressures. The instrument is used as a component part of a particle 
accelerator system that produces and stores a high-energy electron beam 
in a storage ring. This electron beam is then manipulated by special 
magnets in order to produce photon flux in the form of x-rays. This x-
ray flux is ultimately used for imaging biological and other materials 
samples. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of 
the same general category manufactured in the United States. 
Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: March 1, 2012.

    Dated: April 25, 2012.
Gregory W. Campbell,
Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Import Administration.
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