Approval of Subzone Status: Pillow Kingdom, Inc., Aurora, Colorado, 64196-64197 [2013-25354]

Download as PDF 64196 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 208 / Monday, October 28, 2013 / Notices regulatory action.’’ This action will not create a serious inconsistency or otherwise interfere with an action taken or planned by another agency; nor will it materially alter the budgetary impact of entitlements, grants, user fees, or loan programs; nor will it have an annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more; nor will it adversely affect the economy, a sector of the economy, productivity, competition, jobs, the environment, public health or safety, or State, local or Tribal governments or communities in a material way. Furthermore, it does not raise a novel legal or policy issue arising out of legal mandates, the President’s priorities, or the principles set forth in the Executive Order. Regulatory Flexibility Act USDA certifies that this action will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities as defined in the Regulatory Flexibility Act, Public Law 96–534, as amended (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.). Paperwork Reduction Act This action contains no information collections or recordkeeping requirements under the Paperwork Reduction Act, as amended, (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Revocation of Statement of Policy on Public Participation in Rulemaking USDA hereby revokes the Statement of Policy, published on July 24, 1971 (36 FR 13804), which required USDA to follow the public participation requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b) and (c) in rulemaking relating to public property, loans, grants, benefits, or contracts. Done at Washington, DC, this 21st day of October, 2013. Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture. [FR Doc. 2013–25321 Filed 10–25–13; 8:45 am] amendment to this system of records was published in the Federal Register on September 4, 2013. DATES: The system of records becomes effective on October 28, 2013. ADDRESSES: For a copy of the system of records please mail requests to Lanetta Gray, U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of the General Counsel, Room 5875 HCHB, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lanetta Gray, Executive Officer, Office of the General Counsel, 202–482–4683. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 4, 2013, the Department of Commerce published a notice requesting comments on a proposed Privacy Act System of Records entitled Commerce/Department-20, Biographical Files (78 FR 171). In that notice, the Department announced its intent to amend that system of records to make certain changes, including retitling the system of records to COMMERCE/ DEPARTMENT-20, Biographical Files and Social Networks. The amendment serves to modify the system of records by generally updating the purpose of the system, updating routine uses, and updating practices for electronically storing, retrieving, and safeguarding records in the System. No comments were received in response to the request for comments. By this notice, the Department is adopting the proposed system as final without changes effective October 28, 2013. Dated: October 22, 2013. Brenda Dolan, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce. Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–127–2013] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Approval of Subzone Status: Pillow Kingdom, Inc., Aurora, Colorado Foreign-Trade Zones Board DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Department of Commerce. Notice; Commerce/Department20, Biographical Files. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) publishes this notice to announce the effective date of a Privacy Act System of Records entitled Commerce/Department-20, Biographical Files. The notice of proposed SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:52 Oct 25, 2013 Jkt 232001 BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zone 3—San Francisco, California; Application for Subzone; Phillips 66 Company; Rodeo, California AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2013–25212 Filed 10–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–BW–P [B–89–2013] Privacy Act Altered System of Records Dated: October 17, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–25420 Filed 10–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–90–P [Docket No. 130730666–3877–02] The proposed subzone (507.35 acres) is located at 1380 San Pablo Avenue, Rodeo, California. A notification of proposed production activity has been submitted and will be published separately for public comment. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Christopher Kemp of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to review the application and make recommendations to the FTZ Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is December 9, 2013. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to December 23, 2013. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Christopher Kemp at Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482–0862. An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the City and County of San Francisco, grantee of FTZ 3, requesting subzone status for the facility of Phillips 66 Company (Phillips 66), located in Rodeo, California. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on October 17, 2013. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 On August 21, 2013, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the City and County of Denver, grantee of FTZ 123, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 123, on behalf of Pillow Kingdom, Inc., in Aurora, Colorado. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (78 FR 52758–52759, 08–26– 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 E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 208 / Monday, October 28, 2013 / Notices Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 8—Toledo, Ohio, Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Whirlpool Corporation, Subzone 8I, (Washing Machines), Clyde and Green Springs, Ohio Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities in Clyde and Green Springs, Ohio within Subzone 8I. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on October 17, 2013. Whirlpool already has authority to produce standard and high capacity washing machines using certain imported components. The current request would add foreign-status components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Whirlpool from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, Whirlpool would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to washing machine seal and pump assemblies; washing machines; highcapacity washing machines; subassemblies of washing machines; transmission and camshafts for washing machines agitators; gears and gearing for speed changers related to washing machines; clutch assemblies for washing machines; gears and gearing for agitator/washing machine transmissions; motor/actuator assemblies for washing machines; switch/button assemblies for washing machines; control panels for washing machines; control housing assemblies for washing machines; wire harness assemblies for washing machines; laundry pedestals; and, laundry pedestal subassemblies (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.7%) for the foreign status inputs noted below and in the existing scope of authority. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The additional components and materials sourced from abroad include: self-tapping screws, screws, bolts, washers, articles of steel, base metal mountings, housings for wax motors, appliance fans, water filters, various DC motors, various AC multi-phase motors, lamp sockets, halogen lamps, power cords, wire harnesses, carbon brush assemblies, pressure sensors and thermostats (duty rate ranges from dutyfree to 8.6%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is December 9, 2013. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: October 23, 2013. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. Board Executive Secretary (15 CFR 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 123F is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13 and further subject to FTZ 123’s 858-acre activation limit. Dated: October 22, 2013. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–25354 Filed 10–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [B–91–2013] VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:52 Oct 25, 2013 Jkt 232001 [FR Doc. 2013–25357 Filed 10–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Renewable Energy Policy Business Roundtable in Livermore, CA International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC)’s International Trade Administration (ITA) is seeking representatives from 20 qualified U.S. companies to join Japanese industry SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64197 counterparts for a U.S.-Japan Renewable Energy Policy Business Roundtable on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 in Livermore, California. Senior level officials from DOC, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) will attend the Roundtable to provide policy updates, as well as to ensure that the exchange of views among the companies will be taken into consideration in the U.S-Japan Clean Energy Policy Dialogue (Dialogue) that will be held during the same week and in other bilateral meetings throughout the year. The Roundtable supports ITA’s commitments contained in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RE&EE) Export Initiative, which aims to significantly increase U.S. RE&EE exports under the National Export Initiative. DATES: The roundtable will be held on December 11, 2013. Participants must apply no later than November 15, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cora Dickson, Industry and Analysis, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries; Phone: 202–482–6083; Fax: 202–482– 5665; Email: Cora.Dickson@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: In December 2012, agencies of the Governments of the United States and Japan—DOE, DOC, and METI— convened the first bilateral Renewable Energy Policy Business Roundtable in Tokyo. Held in conjunction with the Dialogue, the Roundtable allowed the private sector to explore areas of mutual concern and share with government officials their experiences with the policy landscape of renewable energy and energy efficiency. Both governments agreed to hold a follow-up Roundtable in the United States. It should also be noted that the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan held a renewable energy financing workshop in February 2013 in Tokyo to further address issues highlighted by the Roundtable. Goals of Participation: • Gain a deeper understanding of the changing Japanese policy and regulatory landscape with respect to RE&EE; • Interact with Japanese policymakers and private sector representatives active in the RE&EE sector; • Provide perspectives on how to increase U.S.-Japan business partnerships in the RE&EE sector; and • Enhance the bilateral Dialogue by identifying key policy issues and sharing best practices. Roundtable Structure: E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 208 (Monday, October 28, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-25354]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[S-127-2013]


Approval of Subzone Status: Pillow Kingdom, Inc., Aurora, 
Colorado

    On August 21, 2013, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade 
Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the City and 
County of Denver, grantee of FTZ 123, requesting subzone status subject 
to the existing activation limit of FTZ 123, on behalf of Pillow 
Kingdom, Inc., in Aurora, Colorado.
    The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and 
Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public 
comment (78 FR 52758-52759, 08-26-2013). The FTZ staff examiner 
reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for 
approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ

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Board Executive Secretary (15 CFR 400.36(f)), the application to 
establish Subzone 123F is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the 
Board's regulations, including Section 400.13 and further subject to 
FTZ 123's 858-acre activation limit.

    Dated: October 22, 2013.
Elizabeth Whiteman,
Acting Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-25354 Filed 10-25-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P