Final Withdrawal of Regulations Pertaining to Imports of Cotton Woven Fabric and Short Supply Procedures, 31182-31183 [2012-12791]

Download as PDF wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with RULES 31182 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 102 / Friday, May 25, 2012 / Rules and Regulations Marion, AL, Vaiden Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 34, Orig Marion, AL, Vaiden Field, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig Marina, CA, Marina Muni, VOR/DME RWY 29, Amdt 2A Mason City, IA, Mason City Muni, ILS OR LOC RWY 36, Amdt 6D Mason City, IA, Mason City Muni, LOC/ DME BC RWY 18, Amdt 7 Mason City, IA, Mason City Muni, VOR RWY 36, Amdt 6C Mason City, IA, Mason City Muni, VOR/ DME RWY 18, Amdt 5 Galesburg, IL, Galesburg Muni, ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 3, Amdt 10 Galesburg, IL, Galesburg Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 3, Orig Galesburg, IL, Galesburg Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 21, Orig Galesburg, IL, Galesburg Muni, VOR RWY 3, Amdt 7 Galesburg, IL, Galesburg Muni, VOR RWY 21, Amdt 7 Louisville, KY, Bowman Field, RNAV (GPS) RWY 24, Amdt 2 Trenton, MO, Trenton Muni, GPS RWY 18, Orig, CANCELLED Trenton, MO, Trenton Muni, GPS RWY 36, Orig, CANCELLED Trenton, MO, Trenton Muni, NDB RWY 36, Amdt 10 Trenton, MO, Trenton Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Orig Trenton, MO, Trenton Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Orig Lumberton, NJ, Flying W, RNAV (GPS) RWY 1, Amdt 1 Lumberton, NJ, Flying W, RNAV (GPS) RWY 19, Amdt 1 Lumberton, NJ, Flying W, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 1 Lumberton, NJ, Flying W, VOR–A, Amdt 4 Norwich, NY, Lt Warren Eaton, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Amdt 3 Antlers, OK, Antlers Muni, GPS RWY 35, Amdt 1, CANCELLED Antlers, OK, Antlers Muni, NDB RWY 35, Amdt 3, CANCELLED Antlers, OK, Antlers Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 35, Orig Antlers, OK, Antlers Muni, Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle DP, Orig Belle Fourche, SD, Belle Fourche Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 32, Amdt 1 Knoxville, TN, Mc Ghee Tyson, ILS OR LOC RWY 23R, ILS RWY 23R (SA CAT I), ILS RWY 23R (CAT II), Amdt 12 Hamilton, TX, Hamilton Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 18, Amdt 1 Hamilton, TX, Hamilton Muni, RNAV (GPS) RWY 36, Amdt 1 [FR Doc. 2012–12332 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:21 May 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration 15 CFR Part 336 19 CFR Part 357 [Docket No. 120117047–2421–02] RIN 0625–AA90 Final Withdrawal of Regulations Pertaining to Imports of Cotton Woven Fabric and Short Supply Procedures Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: Import Administration (‘‘IA’’) issues this final rule withdrawing regulations pertaining to imports of cotton woven fabric and short supply procedures. Both sets of regulations are obsolete: The tariff quota on cotton woven fabric expired in 2009, and the short supply voluntary restraints have not affected U.S. trade for over 19 years. The removal of these regulations will simplify research into the trade laws and eliminate confusion for both United States importers and foreign exporters. DATES: Effective Date: This Final Withdrawal of Regulations will become effective June 25, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Goodyear, Director, Office of Operations Support, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, at 202–482–5194 or Scott McBride, Senior Attorney, Office of the Chief Counsel for Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, at (202) 482–6292. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background President Barack Obama issued Executive Order 13563 on January 18, 2011, titled ‘‘Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review.’’ The Executive Order directed all agencies, to ‘‘develop and submit’’ to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs plans under which agencies, ‘‘consistent with law and [their] resources and regulatory priorities,’’ will ‘‘periodically review [their] existing significant regulations to determine whether any such regulations should be modified, streamlined, expanded or repealed so as to make the agency’s regulatory program more effective or less burdensome in achieving the regulatory objectives.’’ The Executive Order states that one of the purposes of implementing a program to perform a ‘‘retrospective analysis of existing rules’’ is to withdraw PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 regulations that are ‘‘outmoded, ineffective, insufficient, or excessively burdensome.’’ In August 2011, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued its Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules. < http://open.commerce.gov/ news/2011/08/23/commerce-planretrospective-analysis-existing-rules>. Within the Department’s Plan, International Trade Administration (ITA) indicated that IA, a subagency of ITA, intended to withdraw two groups of regulations which it determined are obsolete. On February 3, 2012, IA published a notice proposing the withdrawal of those two groups of regulations and requested public comment. See Proposed Withdrawal of Regulations Pertaining to Imports of Cotton Woven Fabric and Short Supply Procedures: Opportunity for Public Comment, 77 FR 5440 (Feb. 3, 2012). No comments were received within the time set forth in the notice. The regulatory provisions titled ‘‘Imports of Cotton Woven Fabric,’’ codified at 15 CFR 336.1–336.5, are no longer relevant. They were implemented pursuant to the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, at Division C, Title IV, Section 406(b)(1) (Pub. L. 109–432) (codified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, per 19 U.S.C. 3004) (2006). The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 set forth tariff rate quotas for cotton woven fabric and the regulatory provisions at issue provide for the administration of allocations of those quotas by IA. The interim regulations were issued in 2007, and then adopted without change, with an effective date of July 10, 2008. Imports of Certain Cotton Shirting Fabric: Implementation of Tariff Rate Quota Established Under the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (Interim Final Rule), 72 FR 40235 (July 24, 2007); Imports of Certain Cotton Shirting Fabric: Implementation of Tariff Rate Quota Established Under the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (Final Rule), 73 FR 39585 (July 10, 2008). However, the tariff rate quota on cotton woven fabric expired on December 31, 2009. Accordingly, these regulations are obsolete and are therefore withdrawn. The regulations pertaining to ‘‘Short Supply Procedures,’’ which are codified at 19 CFR 357.101–111, are also no longer relevant. These regulations were issued pursuant to Section 4(b) of the Steel Trade Liberalization Program Implementation Act (Pub. L. 101–221) (1989). Short Supply Procedures (Interim—Final Rules), 55 FR 1348 (Jan. 12, 1990). They pertain to voluntary restraints on certain steel imports from October 1, 1989 through March 31, E:\FR\FM\25MYR1.SGM 25MYR1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 102 / Friday, May 25, 2012 / Rules and Regulations 1992, and IA was tasked with making short supply determinations under these regulations. IA has determined to withdraw these regulations because they are obsolete, as the associated import restraints have not affected U.S. trade for over 19 years. Classification Executive Order 12866 It has been determined that this final rule is not significant for purposes of Executive Order 12866. Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 This final rule contains no new collection of information subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Executive Order 13132 This final rule does not contain policies with federalism implications as that term is defined in section 1(a) of Executive Order 13132, dated August 4, 1999 (64 FR 43255) (August 10, 1999). wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with RULES Environmental Impact ITA has determined pursuant to 21 CFR 25.30 that this action is of a type that does not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. Therefore, neither an environmental assessment nor an environmental impact statement is required. Regulatory Flexibility Act Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act (as amended by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA) of 1996; 5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.), whenever a Federal agency is required to publish a notice of rulemaking for any proposed or final rule, it must prepare, and make available for public comment, a regulatory flexibility analysis that describes the effect of the rule on small entities (i.e., small businesses, small organizations, and small government jurisdictions). However, no regulatory flexibility analysis is required if the head of an agency certifies that the rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. SBREFA amended the Regulatory Flexibility Act to require Federal agencies to provide a statement of the factual basis for certifying that a rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. The Department of Commerce Chief Counsel for Regulation certified at the proposed rule stage that this rule will have no impact on small entities. This rule simply makes a technical correction by withdrawing obsolete regulations. No comments were received VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:21 May 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 on that certification. Accordingly, no Regulatory Flexibility Analysis is required and none has been prepared. List of Subjects 15 CFR Part 336 Imports, Quotas, Reporting and recordkeeping, Tariffs, Textiles. 19 CFR Part 357 Imports, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Steel. PART 336—IMPORTS OF COTTON WOVEN FABRIC Accordingly, under the authority given pursuant to the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, at Division C, Title IV, Section 406(a)(1) (Pub. L. 109– 432) (2006) (titled ‘‘Temporary Duty Reductions for Certain Cotton Shirting Fabric’’ and listing 12/31/2009 as the end date for the tariff rate quota), ITA amends 15 CFR chapter III by removing part 336. ■ PART 357—SHORT SUPPLY PROCEDURES Accordingly, under the authority given by Section 4(b) of the Steel Trade Liberalization Program Implementation Act (Pub. L. 101–221), which by its terms was limited to imports through March 31, 1992, ITA amends 19 CFR chapter III by removing part 357. ■ Dated: May 21, 2012. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–12791 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2012–0097] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone, Temporary Change for Recurring Fireworks Display Within the Fifth Coast Guard District, Pamlico River and Tar River; Washington, NC Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement period and location of safety zone regulations for a recurring fireworks display within the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to two SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 31183 recurring fireworks display events that take place at Washington, NC. Safety zone regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Pamlico River and Tar River near Washington, NC, during the event. DATES: This rule will be effective from June 8, 2012 until July 5, 2012 and enforced on June 8, 2012 and July 4, 2012 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, are part of docket USCG–2012–0097 and are available online by going to http:// www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG– 2012–0097 in the ‘‘Search’’ box, and then clicking ‘‘Search.’’ This material is also available for inspection or copying at the Docket Management Facility (M– 30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this proposed rule, call or email Chief Warrant Officer Joseph Edge, Prevention Department, Coast Guard Sector North Carolina, Atlantic Beach, NC; telephone 252–247– 4525, email Joseph.M.Edge@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Regulatory Information On March 13, 2012, we published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled Safety Zone, Temporary Change for Recurring Fireworks Display within the Fifth Coast Guard District, Pamlico River and Tar River; Washington, NC in the Federal Register (77 FR 14703). We received no comments on the proposed rule. No public meeting was requested, and none was held. Under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for making this rule effective less than 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. Given the timing of the event, it would be impracticable to allow 30 days after publication before enforcing this safety zone. Background and Purpose Fireworks display events are frequently held on or adjacent to navigable waters within the boundary of E:\FR\FM\25MYR1.SGM 25MYR1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

15 CFR Part 336

19 CFR Part 357

[Docket No. 120117047-2421-02]
RIN 0625-AA90


Final Withdrawal of Regulations Pertaining to Imports of Cotton 
Woven Fabric and Short Supply Procedures

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: Import Administration (``IA'') issues this final rule 
withdrawing regulations pertaining to imports of cotton woven fabric 
and short supply procedures. Both sets of regulations are obsolete: The 
tariff quota on cotton woven fabric expired in 2009, and the short 
supply voluntary restraints have not affected U.S. trade for over 19 
years. The removal of these regulations will simplify research into the 
trade laws and eliminate confusion for both United States importers and 
foreign exporters.

DATES: Effective Date: This Final Withdrawal of Regulations will become 
effective June 25, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Goodyear, Director, Office of 
Operations Support, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 
at 202-482-5194 or Scott McBride, Senior Attorney, Office of the Chief 
Counsel for Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, at 
(202) 482-6292.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    President Barack Obama issued Executive Order 13563 on January 18, 
2011, titled ``Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review.'' The 
Executive Order directed all agencies, to ``develop and submit'' to the 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs plans under which 
agencies, ``consistent with law and [their] resources and regulatory 
priorities,'' will ``periodically review [their] existing significant 
regulations to determine whether any such regulations should be 
modified, streamlined, expanded or repealed so as to make the agency's 
regulatory program more effective or less burdensome in achieving the 
regulatory objectives.'' The Executive Order states that one of the 
purposes of implementing a program to perform a ``retrospective 
analysis of existing rules'' is to withdraw regulations that are 
``outmoded, ineffective, insufficient, or excessively burdensome.''
    In August 2011, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued its Plan for 
Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules. < http://open.commerce.gov/news/2011/08/23/commerce-plan-retrospective-analysis-existing-rules>. 
Within the Department's Plan, International Trade Administration (ITA) 
indicated that IA, a subagency of ITA, intended to withdraw two groups 
of regulations which it determined are obsolete. On February 3, 2012, 
IA published a notice proposing the withdrawal of those two groups of 
regulations and requested public comment. See Proposed Withdrawal of 
Regulations Pertaining to Imports of Cotton Woven Fabric and Short 
Supply Procedures: Opportunity for Public Comment, 77 FR 5440 (Feb. 3, 
2012). No comments were received within the time set forth in the 
notice.
    The regulatory provisions titled ``Imports of Cotton Woven 
Fabric,'' codified at 15 CFR 336.1-336.5, are no longer relevant. They 
were implemented pursuant to the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 
2006, at Division C, Title IV, Section 406(b)(1) (Pub. L. 109-432) 
(codified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, per 
19 U.S.C. 3004) (2006). The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 set 
forth tariff rate quotas for cotton woven fabric and the regulatory 
provisions at issue provide for the administration of allocations of 
those quotas by IA. The interim regulations were issued in 2007, and 
then adopted without change, with an effective date of July 10, 2008. 
Imports of Certain Cotton Shirting Fabric: Implementation of Tariff 
Rate Quota Established Under the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 
(Interim Final Rule), 72 FR 40235 (July 24, 2007); Imports of Certain 
Cotton Shirting Fabric: Implementation of Tariff Rate Quota Established 
Under the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (Final Rule), 73 FR 
39585 (July 10, 2008). However, the tariff rate quota on cotton woven 
fabric expired on December 31, 2009. Accordingly, these regulations are 
obsolete and are therefore withdrawn.
    The regulations pertaining to ``Short Supply Procedures,'' which 
are codified at 19 CFR 357.101-111, are also no longer relevant. These 
regulations were issued pursuant to Section 4(b) of the Steel Trade 
Liberalization Program Implementation Act (Pub. L. 101-221) (1989). 
Short Supply Procedures (Interim--Final Rules), 55 FR 1348 (Jan. 12, 
1990). They pertain to voluntary restraints on certain steel imports 
from October 1, 1989 through March 31,

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1992, and IA was tasked with making short supply determinations under 
these regulations. IA has determined to withdraw these regulations 
because they are obsolete, as the associated import restraints have not 
affected U.S. trade for over 19 years.

Classification

Executive Order 12866

    It has been determined that this final rule is not significant for 
purposes of Executive Order 12866.

Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995

    This final rule contains no new collection of information subject 
to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35.

Executive Order 13132

    This final rule does not contain policies with federalism 
implications as that term is defined in section 1(a) of Executive Order 
13132, dated August 4, 1999 (64 FR 43255) (August 10, 1999).

Environmental Impact

    ITA has determined pursuant to 21 CFR 25.30 that this action is of 
a type that does not individually or cumulatively have a significant 
effect on the human environment. Therefore, neither an environmental 
assessment nor an environmental impact statement is required.

Regulatory Flexibility Act

    Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act (as amended by the Small 
Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA) of 1996; 5 U.S.C. 
601 et seq.), whenever a Federal agency is required to publish a notice 
of rulemaking for any proposed or final rule, it must prepare, and make 
available for public comment, a regulatory flexibility analysis that 
describes the effect of the rule on small entities (i.e., small 
businesses, small organizations, and small government jurisdictions). 
However, no regulatory flexibility analysis is required if the head of 
an agency certifies that the rule will not have a significant economic 
impact on a substantial number of small entities. SBREFA amended the 
Regulatory Flexibility Act to require Federal agencies to provide a 
statement of the factual basis for certifying that a rule will not have 
a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small 
entities. The Department of Commerce Chief Counsel for Regulation 
certified at the proposed rule stage that this rule will have no impact 
on small entities. This rule simply makes a technical correction by 
withdrawing obsolete regulations. No comments were received on that 
certification. Accordingly, no Regulatory Flexibility Analysis is 
required and none has been prepared.

List of Subjects

15 CFR Part 336

    Imports, Quotas, Reporting and recordkeeping, Tariffs, Textiles.

19 CFR Part 357

    Imports, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Steel.

PART 336--IMPORTS OF COTTON WOVEN FABRIC

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Accordingly, under the authority given pursuant to the Tax Relief and 
Health Care Act of 2006, at Division C, Title IV, Section 406(a)(1) 
(Pub. L. 109-432) (2006) (titled ``Temporary Duty Reductions for 
Certain Cotton Shirting Fabric'' and listing 12/31/2009 as the end date 
for the tariff rate quota), ITA amends 15 CFR chapter III by removing 
part 336.

PART 357--SHORT SUPPLY PROCEDURES

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Accordingly, under the authority given by Section 4(b) of the Steel 
Trade Liberalization Program Implementation Act (Pub. L. 101-221), 
which by its terms was limited to imports through March 31, 1992, ITA 
amends 19 CFR chapter III by removing part 357.

    Dated: May 21, 2012.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-12791 Filed 5-24-12; 8:45 am]
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