Manufacturing Council, 69794-69795 [2012-28235]

Download as PDF 69794 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 225 / Wednesday, November 21, 2012 / Notices Producer/Exporter Net subsidy rate (percent) Molino e Pastificio Tomasello S.p.A. ................................ 2.49 Dated: November 13, 2012. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–28219 Filed 11–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Assessment Rates Consistent with 19 CFR 351.212(b), the Department intends to issue assessment instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) fifteen days after the date of publication of these final results. For Tomasello, the Department will instruct CBP to assess countervailing duties at the net subsidy rate listed above. For all other companies that were not reviewed (except Barilla G. e R. F.lli S.p.A., and Gruppo Agricoltura Sana S.r.l., which are excluded from the order, and Pasta Lensi S.r.l., which was revoked from the order), the Department has directed CBP to assess countervailing duties on all entries between January 1, 2010, and December 31, 2010, at the rates in effect at the time of entry. Cash Deposit Instructions For Tomasello, the Department intends to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties in the amounts shown above. For all non-reviewed firms (except Barilla G. e R. F.lli S.p.A. and Gruppo Agricoltura Sana S.r.l., which are excluded from the order, and Pasta Lensi S.r.l. which was revoked from the order), we will instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties at the most recent company-specific or all-others rate applicable to the company. The cash deposit rates for all companies not covered by this review are not changed by the results of this review. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with Administrative Protective Order This notice serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:56 Nov 20, 2012 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Manufacturing Council International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Extension of the Application Period for Membership on the Manufacturing Council. AGENCY: On September 14, 2012, the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) published a notice in the Federal Register (77 FR 56811) soliciting applications for appointment of 25 members of the Manufacturing Council (Council) for a two-year term to begin in fall 2012. The September 14, 2012 notice provided that all applications must be received by the Office of Advisory Committees of the Department of Commerce by close of business on November 2, 2012. This notice extends the application period in order to provide the public with an additional opportunity to submit applications. The eligibility and evaluation criteria contained in the September 14, 2012 notice shall continue to apply. The purpose of the Council is to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the competitiveness of the U.S. manufacturing sector and to provide a forum for regular communication between Government and the manufacturing sector. ADDRESSES: Please submit application information via email to oacie@trade.gov or by mail to Jennifer Pilat, Office of Advisory Committees, Manufacturing Council Executive Secretariat, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. DATES: All applications for immediate consideration for appointment must be received by the Office of Advisory Committees by close of business on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. After that date, ITA will continue to accept applications under this notice for a period of up to two years from the deadline to fill any vacancies that may arise. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Pilat, Manufacturing Council SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Executive Secretariat, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202–482–4501, email: jennifer.pilat@trade.gov. Please visit the Manufacturing Council Web site at: http:// www.manufacturing.gov/council/ index.asp?dName=council. The Office of Advisory Committees is extending the application deadline for the appointment of 25 members of the Council for a two-year term to begin fall 2012. The Council was rechartered most recently on April 5, 2012. The criteria and procedures for selecting the members contained in the September 14, 2012 notice continue to apply and are republished herein for convenience. Members will be selected in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines based on his or her ability to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. manufacturing sector, to act as a liaison among the stakeholders represented by the membership, and to provide a forum for those stakeholders on current and emerging issues in the manufacturing sector. In assessing this ability, the Department will consider such factors as, but not limited to, the candidate’s proven experience in promoting, developing and marketing programs in support of manufacturing industries, job creation in the manufacturing sector, or the candidate’s proven abilities to manage manufacturing organizations. Given the duties and objectives of the Council, the Department particularly seeks applicants who are active manufacturing executives (Chief Executive Officer, President, or a comparable level of responsibility) that are leaders within their local manufacturing communities and industry sectors. The Council’s membership shall reflect the diversity of American manufacturing by representing a balanced cross-section of the U.S. manufacturing industry in terms of industry sectors, geographic locations, demographics, and company size, particularly seeking the representation of small- and mediumsized enterprises. During the 2012–2014 charter term of the Manufacturing Council, the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Manufacturing and Services intends to establish a new Economic Security Commission Subcommittee. The purpose of this subcommittee will be to examine factors that impact the longterm strategic challenges faced by the manufacturing sector in the United SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 225 / Wednesday, November 21, 2012 / Notices States. As indicated below, applicants are encouraged to highlight in their submissions any interest in and experience relevant to the work of this subcommittee. The Secretary of Commerce appoints all Council members. All Council members serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce. Council members shall serve in a representative capacity, representing the views and interests of a U.S. entity in the manufacturing industry and its particular sector. For the purposes of eligibility, a U.S. entity is defined as a firm incorporated in the United States (or an unincorporated firm with its principal place of business in the United States) that is controlled by U.S. citizens or by another U.S. entity. An entity is not a U.S. entity if 50 percent plus one share of its stock (if a corporation, or a similar ownership interest of an unincorporated entity) is controlled, directly or indirectly, by non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. entities. As noted above, Council members serve in a representative capacity, expressing the views and interests of a U.S. entity; they are, therefore, not Special Government Employees. Council members receive no compensation for their participation in Council activities. Members participating in Council meetings and events are responsible for their travel, living and other personal expenses. Meetings are held regularly and not less than annually, usually in Washington, DC. Members are required to attend a majority of the Council’s meetings. To be considered for membership, please provide the following: 1. Name and title of the individual requesting consideration. 2. A sponsor letter from the applicant on his or her entity’s letterhead or, if the applicant is to represent an entity other than his or her employer, a letter from the entity to be represented, containing a brief statement of why the applicant should be considered for membership on the Council. This sponsor letter should also address the applicant’s manufacturing-related experience, including any manufacturing trade policy experience. 3. The applicant’s personal resume. 4. An affirmative statement that the applicant meets all eligibility criteria. 5. An affirmative statement that the applicant is not required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. 6. An affirmative statement that the applicant is not a federally registered lobbyist, and that the applicant understands that, if appointed, the applicant will not be allowed to VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:56 Nov 20, 2012 Jkt 229001 continue to serve as a Council member if the applicant becomes a federally registered lobbyist. 7. Information regarding the control of the entity to be represented, including the governing structure and stock holdings, as appropriate, demonstrating compliance with the criteria set forth above. 8. The entity’s size, place of incorporation or principal place of business, ownership, product or service line and major markets in which the entity operates. 9. Please include all relevant contact information such as mailing address, fax, email, phone number, and support staff information where relevant. 10. Please indicate if the applicant has an interest in serving on the Economic Security Commission subcommittee, if appointed, and highlight any experience relevant to the work of the subcommittee. Dated: November 15, 2012. Elizabeth Emanuel, Executive Secretary, Manufacturing Council. [FR Doc. 2012–28235 Filed 11–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Overseers National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Board of Overseers) will meet in open session on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and review information received from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and from the Chair of the Judges’ Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The agenda will include: Report from the Judges’ Panel, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) Update, Baldrige Program Business Plan Status Report, Baldrige Performance Excellence Criteria Changes for 2013, and Recommendations for the NIST Director. DATES: The meeting will convene Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time and adjourn at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Institute of Standards and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69795 Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Harry Hertz, Director, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–1020, telephone number (301) 975–2361, or by email at: harry.hertz@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(2)(B) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., the Board of Overseers will meet in open session on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. The Board of Overseers is composed of 12 members prominent in the fields of quality, innovation, and performance management and appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, assembled to advise the Secretary of Commerce on the conduct of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The agenda will include: Report from the Judges’ Panel, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program Update, Baldrige Program Business Plan Status Report, Baldrige Performance Excellence Criteria Changes for 2013, and Recommendations for the NIST Director. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the Board’s affairs are invited to request a place on the agenda. On December 12, 2012 approximately one-half hour will be reserved in the afternoon for public comments, and speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be about 3 minutes each. The exact time for public comments will be included in the final agenda that will be posted on the Baldrige Web site at http:// www.nist.gov/baldrige/community/ overseers.cfm. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak, but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in person are invited to submit written statements to the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–1020, via E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 225 (Wednesday, November 21, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69794-69795]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28235]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Manufacturing Council

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Extension of the Application Period for Membership on 
the Manufacturing Council.

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SUMMARY: On September 14, 2012, the Department of Commerce's 
International Trade Administration (ITA) published a notice in the 
Federal Register (77 FR 56811) soliciting applications for appointment 
of 25 members of the Manufacturing Council (Council) for a two-year 
term to begin in fall 2012. The September 14, 2012 notice provided that 
all applications must be received by the Office of Advisory Committees 
of the Department of Commerce by close of business on November 2, 2012. 
This notice extends the application period in order to provide the 
public with an additional opportunity to submit applications. The 
eligibility and evaluation criteria contained in the September 14, 2012 
notice shall continue to apply. The purpose of the Council is to advise 
the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the competitiveness of 
the U.S. manufacturing sector and to provide a forum for regular 
communication between Government and the manufacturing sector.

ADDRESSES: Please submit application information via email to 
oacie@trade.gov or by mail to Jennifer Pilat, Office of Advisory 
Committees, Manufacturing Council Executive Secretariat, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230.

DATES: All applications for immediate consideration for appointment 
must be received by the Office of Advisory Committees by close of 
business on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. After that date, ITA will 
continue to accept applications under this notice for a period of up to 
two years from the deadline to fill any vacancies that may arise.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Pilat, Manufacturing Council 
Executive Secretariat, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202-482-4501, email: 
jennifer.pilat@trade.gov.
    Please visit the Manufacturing Council Web site at: http://www.manufacturing.gov/council/index.asp?dName=council.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Advisory Committees is 
extending the application deadline for the appointment of 25 members of 
the Council for a two-year term to begin fall 2012. The Council was 
rechartered most recently on April 5, 2012.
    The criteria and procedures for selecting the members contained in 
the September 14, 2012 notice continue to apply and are republished 
herein for convenience.
    Members will be selected in accordance with applicable Department 
of Commerce guidelines based on his or her ability to advise the 
Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. manufacturing 
sector, to act as a liaison among the stakeholders represented by the 
membership, and to provide a forum for those stakeholders on current 
and emerging issues in the manufacturing sector. In assessing this 
ability, the Department will consider such factors as, but not limited 
to, the candidate's proven experience in promoting, developing and 
marketing programs in support of manufacturing industries, job creation 
in the manufacturing sector, or the candidate's proven abilities to 
manage manufacturing organizations. Given the duties and objectives of 
the Council, the Department particularly seeks applicants who are 
active manufacturing executives (Chief Executive Officer, President, or 
a comparable level of responsibility) that are leaders within their 
local manufacturing communities and industry sectors. The Council's 
membership shall reflect the diversity of American manufacturing by 
representing a balanced cross-section of the U.S. manufacturing 
industry in terms of industry sectors, geographic locations, 
demographics, and company size, particularly seeking the representation 
of small- and medium-sized enterprises.
    During the 2012-2014 charter term of the Manufacturing Council, the 
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Manufacturing and Services intends 
to establish a new Economic Security Commission Subcommittee. The 
purpose of this subcommittee will be to examine factors that impact the 
long-term strategic challenges faced by the manufacturing sector in the 
United

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States. As indicated below, applicants are encouraged to highlight in 
their submissions any interest in and experience relevant to the work 
of this subcommittee.
    The Secretary of Commerce appoints all Council members. All Council 
members serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce. Council 
members shall serve in a representative capacity, representing the 
views and interests of a U.S. entity in the manufacturing industry and 
its particular sector. For the purposes of eligibility, a U.S. entity 
is defined as a firm incorporated in the United States (or an 
unincorporated firm with its principal place of business in the United 
States) that is controlled by U.S. citizens or by another U.S. entity. 
An entity is not a U.S. entity if 50 percent plus one share of its 
stock (if a corporation, or a similar ownership interest of an 
unincorporated entity) is controlled, directly or indirectly, by non-
U.S. citizens or non-U.S. entities.
    As noted above, Council members serve in a representative capacity, 
expressing the views and interests of a U.S. entity; they are, 
therefore, not Special Government Employees. Council members receive no 
compensation for their participation in Council activities. Members 
participating in Council meetings and events are responsible for their 
travel, living and other personal expenses. Meetings are held regularly 
and not less than annually, usually in Washington, DC. Members are 
required to attend a majority of the Council's meetings.
    To be considered for membership, please provide the following:
    1. Name and title of the individual requesting consideration.
    2. A sponsor letter from the applicant on his or her entity's 
letterhead or, if the applicant is to represent an entity other than 
his or her employer, a letter from the entity to be represented, 
containing a brief statement of why the applicant should be considered 
for membership on the Council. This sponsor letter should also address 
the applicant's manufacturing-related experience, including any 
manufacturing trade policy experience.
    3. The applicant's personal resume.
    4. An affirmative statement that the applicant meets all 
eligibility criteria.
    5. An affirmative statement that the applicant is not required to 
register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act 
of 1938, as amended.
    6. An affirmative statement that the applicant is not a federally 
registered lobbyist, and that the applicant understands that, if 
appointed, the applicant will not be allowed to continue to serve as a 
Council member if the applicant becomes a federally registered 
lobbyist.
    7. Information regarding the control of the entity to be 
represented, including the governing structure and stock holdings, as 
appropriate, demonstrating compliance with the criteria set forth 
above.
    8. The entity's size, place of incorporation or principal place of 
business, ownership, product or service line and major markets in which 
the entity operates.
    9. Please include all relevant contact information such as mailing 
address, fax, email, phone number, and support staff information where 
relevant.
    10. Please indicate if the applicant has an interest in serving on 
the Economic Security Commission subcommittee, if appointed, and 
highlight any experience relevant to the work of the subcommittee.

    Dated: November 15, 2012.
Elizabeth Emanuel,
Executive Secretary, Manufacturing Council.
[FR Doc. 2012-28235 Filed 11-20-12; 8:45 am]
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