Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 42484 [2012-17622]

Download as PDF 42484 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 139 / Thursday, July 19, 2012 / Notices temperature less than 0.2 nm/h, and a computer software allowing manipulation of individual atoms and molecules. 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: June 20, 2012. Dated: July 12, 2012. Gregory W. Campbell, Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–17620 Filed 7–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 August 8, 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: 12–026. Applicant: University of Wisconsin-Madison, 21 N. Park St., Suite 6101, Madison, WI 53715–1218. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to investigate biopolymers and biological materials such as viruses, and animal and plant cells. Justification for DutyFree Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 11, 2012. Docket Number: 12–029. Applicant: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave. South—BED 254 Birmingham, AL 35294–4461. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study the morphological features and chemical composition of VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:07 Jul 18, 2012 Jkt 226001 metallic, ceramic, polymeric, composite and biological materials (human and animal tissue). Justification for DutyFree Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 11, 2012. Docket Number: 12–030. Applicant: Ohio State University, 2041 College Rd., Columbus, OH 43210. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to measure the morphology and orientation of grains and particles, as well as the structure, long and short range ordering, number and type of defects and the elemental composition of various phases in ceramics and metals including high-temperature superconductors, high-temperature metal alloys, evaporated metal films, silicon-germanium quantum dots, soils and geological materials, polymers and possibly some biological 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: June 4, 2012. Docket Number: 12–032. Applicant: Louisiana State University, Department of Biological Sciences, 202 Life Sciences Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803–1715. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL, Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to examine the ultra-structure of cells and tissues from various model organisms such as Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly), as well as fabricated nanomaterials/polymers, rods made of bolaform amphiphile, and ionic liquids. 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: June 20, 2012. Dated: July 12, 2012. Gregory W. Campbell, Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–17622 Filed 7–18–12; 8:45 am] 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. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. ACTION: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the CINTAC. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The public session is from 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. SUMMARY: 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: Mr. David Kincaid, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, ITA, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 202– 482–1706; Fax: 202–482–5665; email: david.kincaid@trade.gov). ADDRESSES: 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 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 August 28, 2012 CINTAC meeting is as follows: 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.) 1. International Trade Administration’s Civil Nuclear Trade Initiative Update. 2. Civil Nuclear Trade Promotion Activities Discussion. 3. 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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 August 8, 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: 12-026. Applicant: University of Wisconsin-Madison, 
21 N. Park St., Suite 6101, Madison, WI 53715-1218. Instrument: 
Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. 
Intended Use: The instrument will be used to investigate biopolymers 
and biological materials such as viruses, and animal and plant cells. 
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: June 11, 2012.
    Docket Number: 12-029. Applicant: University of Alabama at 
Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave. South--BED 254 Birmingham, AL 35294-4461. 
Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech 
Republic. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study the 
morphological features and chemical composition of metallic, ceramic, 
polymeric, composite and biological materials (human and animal 
tissue). 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: June 11, 2012.
    Docket Number: 12-030. Applicant: Ohio State University, 2041 
College Rd., Columbus, OH 43210. Instrument: Electron Microscope. 
Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The 
instrument will be used to measure the morphology and orientation of 
grains and particles, as well as the structure, long and short range 
ordering, number and type of defects and the elemental composition of 
various phases in ceramics and metals including high-temperature 
superconductors, high-temperature metal alloys, evaporated metal films, 
silicon-germanium quantum dots, soils and geological materials, 
polymers and possibly some biological 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: June 4, 2012.
    Docket Number: 12-032. Applicant: Louisiana State University, 
Department of Biological Sciences, 202 Life Sciences Building, Baton 
Rouge, LA 70803-1715. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: 
JEOL, Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to examine the 
ultra-structure of cells and tissues from various model organisms such 
as Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly), as well as fabricated nano-
materials/polymers, rods made of bolaform amphiphile, and ionic 
liquids. 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: June 20, 2012.

    Dated: July 12, 2012.
Gregory W. Campbell,
Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-17622 Filed 7-18-12; 8:45 am]
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