Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Voluntary Self-Disclosure of Violations of the Export Administration Regulations, 48413 [2013-19125]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 153 / Thursday, August 8, 2013 / Notices (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Northern Mississippi FTZ, Inc., grantee of FTZ 262, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 262, on behalf of Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation at its facilities in Olive Branch, Greenwood and Jackson, Mississippi. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (78 FR 34984, June 11, 2013). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary (15 CFR 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 262A is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13 and further subject to FTZ 262’s 680acre activation limit. Dated: August 2, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–19242 Filed 8–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–33–2013] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone 75—Phoenix, Arizona, Authorization of Production Activity, Orbital Sciences Corporation, (Satellites and Spacecraft Launch Vehicles); Gilbert, Arizona On April 2, 2013, the City of Phoenix, grantee of FTZ 75, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board on behalf of Orbital Sciences Corporation, within Site 10, in Gilbert, Arizona. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (79 FR 24158, February 24, 2013). The FTZ Board has determined that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification is authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14, and further subject to a restriction requiring that all foreign inputs included in textile categories (classified within HTSUS 5601.21 and 5607.50) used in the production activity must be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (19 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:55 Aug 07, 2013 Jkt 229001 CFR 146.41) or domestic (duty-paid) status (19 CFR 146.43). Dated: August 2, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Bureau of Industry and Security Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Voluntary SelfDisclosure of Violations of the Export Administration Regulations Bureau of Industry and Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before October 7, 2013. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Larry Hall, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482–4895, Lawrence.Hall@bis.doc.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This collection of information is needed to detect violations of the Export Administration Act and Regulations, and determine if an investigation or prosecution is necessary and to reach a settlement with violators. Voluntary self-disclosure of EAR violations strengthens BIS’s enforcement efforts by allowing BIS to conduct investigations of the disclosed incidents faster than would be the case if BIS had to detect the violations without such disclosures. BIS evaluates the seriousness of the violation and either (1) informs the person making the disclosure that no action is warranted; (2) issues a warning letter; (3) issues a proposed charging letter and attempts to settle the matter; Fmt 4703 Submitted on paper. III. Data DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Frm 00003 (4) issues a charging letter if settlement is not reached; and/or (5) refers the matter to the U.S. Department of Justice for criminal prosecution. II. Method of Collection [FR Doc. 2013–19241 Filed 8–7–13; 8:45 am] PO 00000 48413 Sfmt 4703 OMB Control Number: 0694–0058. Form Number(s): N/A. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 488. Estimated Time Per Response: 10 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,880. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: August 2, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 153 (Thursday, August 8, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 48413]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-19125]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Voluntary Self-
Disclosure of Violations of the Export Administration Regulations

AGENCY: Bureau of Industry and Security.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before October 7, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at JJessup@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Larry Hall, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482-4895, 
Lawrence.Hall@bis.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This collection of information is needed to detect violations of 
the Export Administration Act and Regulations, and determine if an 
investigation or prosecution is necessary and to reach a settlement 
with violators. Voluntary self-disclosure of EAR violations strengthens 
BIS's enforcement efforts by allowing BIS to conduct investigations of 
the disclosed incidents faster than would be the case if BIS had to 
detect the violations without such disclosures. BIS evaluates the 
seriousness of the violation and either (1) informs the person making 
the disclosure that no action is warranted; (2) issues a warning 
letter; (3) issues a proposed charging letter and attempts to settle 
the matter; (4) issues a charging letter if settlement is not reached; 
and/or (5) refers the matter to the U.S. Department of Justice for 
criminal prosecution.

II. Method of Collection

    Submitted on paper.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0694-0058.
    Form Number(s): N/A.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved information collection).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 488.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 10 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,880.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: August 2, 2013.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-19125 Filed 8-7-13; 8:45 am]
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