Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 55185 [2012-22113]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 174 / Friday, September 7, 2012 / Notices States in the international economy, the international reputation of the United States as a supplier of goods and technology; and 6. The ability of the United States to effectively enforce the controls. BIS is particularly interested in receiving comments on the economic impact of proliferation controls. BIS is also interested in industry information relating to the following: 1. Information on the effect of foreign policy-based export controls on sales of U.S. products to third countries (i.e., those countries not targeted by sanctions), including the views of foreign purchasers or prospective customers regarding U.S. foreign policybased export controls. 2. Information on controls maintained by U.S. trade partners. 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All comments VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:04 Sep 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 will also be included in a report to Congress, as required by section 6 of the EAA, which directs that BIS report to Congress the results of its consultations with industry on the effects of foreign policy-based controls. Dated: August 27, 2012. Kevin J. Wolf, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration. 55185 structure of influenza vaccine strains. 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: July 30, 2012. [FR Doc. 2012–21571 Filed 9–6–12; 8:45 am] Dated: August 30, 2012. Callie H. Conroy, Acting Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Import Administration. BILLING CODE 3510–33–P [FR Doc. 2012–22113 Filed 9–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 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 September 27, 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: 12–034. Applicant: Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Rd., Stony Brook, NY 11794. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study the morphology and crystalline structure of metallic, semi-conductor, or polymeric materials. 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: July 11, 2012. Docket Number: 12–035. Applicant: The City College of New York, Office of the Dean of Science, Marshak 1320, 160 Convent Ave., New York, NY 10031. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used for several projects including the examination of the distribution of intracellular proteins that mediate the ligand-mediated chemotaxis of cells within a micro-controlled environment, the study of nanoparticles, and the PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 September 27, 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: 12–034. Applicant: Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Rd., Stony Brook, NY 11794. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study the morphology and crystalline structure of metallic, semi-conductor, or polymeric materials. 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: July 11, 2012. Docket Number: 12–035. Applicant: The City College of New York, Office of the Dean of Science, Marshak 1320 160 Convent Ave., New York, NY 10031. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used for several projects including the examination of the distribution of intracellular proteins that mediate the ligand-mediated chemotaxis of cells within a micro-controlled environment, E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1

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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 September 27, 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: 12-034. Applicant: Stony Brook University, 100 
Nicolls Rd., Stony Brook, NY 11794. Instrument: Electron Microscope. 
Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be 
used to study the morphology and crystalline structure of metallic, 
semi-conductor, or polymeric materials. 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: July 11, 2012.
    Docket Number: 12-035. Applicant: The City College of New York, 
Office of the Dean of Science, Marshak 1320, 160 Convent Ave., New 
York, NY 10031. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL 
Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used for several 
projects including the examination of the distribution of intracellular 
proteins that mediate the ligand-mediated chemotaxis of cells within a 
micro-controlled environment, the study of nanoparticles, and the 
structure of influenza vaccine strains. 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: July 30, 2012.

     Dated: August 30, 2012.
Callie H. Conroy,
Acting Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Import Administration.
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