Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 155-Calhoun/Victoria Counties, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Tenaris Bay City, Inc. (Seamless Steel Tubes and Pipes); Bay City, Texas, 59473-59474 [2014-23547]

Download as PDF 59473 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 191 Thursday, October 2, 2014 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Tennessee Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Discuss Potential Project Topics U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Tennessee Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Monday, October 27, 2014, for the purpose of receiving updates from each sub-committee and to discuss the 4 civil rights topics recently dispersed from the USCCR briefing. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following tollfree call-in number: 1–877–446–3914, conference ID: 669140. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. Callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over landline connections to the toll-free telephone number. 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[FR Doc. 2014–23464 Filed 10–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–42–2014] Foreign-Trade Zone 183—Austin, Texas; Authorization of Production Activity; Flextronics America, LLC; (Automated Data Processing Machines); Austin, Texas On May 29, 2014, Flextronics America, LLC submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board for its facility within Subzone 183C, in Austin, Texas. 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 32532–32533, 6–5–2014). The FTZ Board has determined that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 notification is authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: September 29, 2014. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–23552 Filed 10–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–69–2014] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 155— Calhoun/Victoria Counties, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Tenaris Bay City, Inc. (Seamless Steel Tubes and Pipes); Bay City, Texas The Calhoun-Victoria Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 155, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Tenaris Bay City, Inc. (Tenaris), located in Bay City, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on September 25, 2014. The applicant indicates that a separate application for subzone designation at the Tenaris facility will be submitted. Any such application would be processed under Section 400.38 of the Board’s regulations. The Tenaris facility is used for the production of seamless steel tubes and pipes used in oil and gas production as well as other industrial applications (oil country tubular good casings and line pipes). Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity 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 Tenaris from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, Tenaris would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Line pipes of iron or non-alloy steel; line pipes of other alloy steel; threaded or coupled casings of iron or non-alloy steel; non-threaded or non-coupled E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1 59474 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 191 / Thursday, October 2, 2014 / Notices casings of iron or non-alloy steel; threaded or coupled casings of other alloy steel; non-threaded or noncoupled casings of other alloy steel; tubing of iron or non-alloy steel; tubing and casing of other alloy steel; and, tubing and casing of other alloy steel used in heat exchangers or refining furnaces (duty-free) for the foreign status inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Billets (round bars-alloy/steel); non-alloy round steel bars; couplings; plastic protectors and caps; thread compounds; corrosion inhibitors; solvents; thinners; non-threaded and non-coupled casings of iron or non-alloy steel; non-threaded and non-coupled casings of other alloy steel; tubing of iron or non-alloy steel; and, tubing of other alloy steel (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.5%). 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 November 12, 2014. 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: September 28, 2104. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–23547 Filed 10–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Order Denying Export Privileges; In the Matter of: Demetrio Cortez-Salgado, 317 South G Street, #102, Madera, CA 93637 On September 11, 2013, in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Demetrio Cortez-Salgado (‘‘Salgado’’), was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (‘‘AECA’’). Specifically, Cortez-Salgado knowingly and willfully exported and caused to be VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Oct 01, 2014 Jkt 235001 exported and attempted to export and attempted to cause to be exported from the United States to Mexico caliber rifles, defense articles which were on the United States Munitions List, without having first obtained from the Department of State a license for such export or written authorization for such export. Cortez-Salgado was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment, 36 months of supervised release and a $100 assessment. Cortez-Salgado was released from prison on November 15, 2013. Cortez-Salgado is also listed on the U.S. Department of State Debarred List. Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (‘‘EAR’’ or ‘‘Regulations’’) 1 provides, in pertinent part, that ‘‘[t]he Director of the Office of Exporter Services, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Export Enforcement, may deny the export privileges of any person who has been convicted of a violation of the Export Administration Act (‘‘EAA’’), the EAR, or any order, license or authorization issued thereunder; any regulation, license, or order issued under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706); 18 U.S.C. 793, 794 or 798; section 4(b) of the Internal Security Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 783(b)), or section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778).’’ 15 CFR 766.25(a); see also Section 11(h) of the EAA, 50 U.S.C. app. 2410(h). The denial of export privileges under this provision may be for a period of up to 10 years from the date of the conviction. 15 CFR 766.25(d); see also 50 U.S.C. app. 2410(h). In addition, Section 750.8 of the Regulations states that the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Exporter Services may revoke any Bureau of Industry and Security (‘‘BIS’’) licenses previously issued in which the person had an interest in at the time of his conviction. I have received notice of CortezSalgado’s conviction for violating the AECA, and have provided notice and an opportunity for Cortez-Salgado to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Regulations. I have not received a submission from Cortez-Salgado. 1 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2014). The Regulations issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. app. 2401– 2420 (2000)) (‘‘EAA’’). Since August 21, 2001, the EAA has been in lapse and the President, through Executive Order 13222 of August 17, 2001 (3 CFR, 2001 Comp. 783 (2002)), which has been extended by successive Presidential Notices, the most recent being that of August 7, 2014 (79 FR 46959 (August 11, 2014)), has continued the Regulations in effect under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)). PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Based upon my review and consultations with BIS’s Office of Export Enforcement, including its Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided to deny Cortez-Salgado’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of 10 years from the date of Cortez-Salgado’s conviction. I have also decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which Cortez-Salgado had an interest at the time of his conviction. Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED I. Until September 11, 2023, Demetrio Cortez-Salgado, with a last known address at: 317 South G Street, #102, Madera, CA 93637, and when acting for or on behalf of Cortez-Salgado, his representatives, assigns, agents or employees (the ‘‘Denied Person’’), may not, directly or indirectly, participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘‘item’’) exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to: A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, License Exception, or export control document; B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations; or C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations. II. No person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following: A. Export or reexport to or on behalf of the Denied Person any item subject to the Regulations; B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or control of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States, including financing or other support activities related to a transaction whereby the Denied Person acquires or attempts to acquire such ownership, possession or control; C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject to the Regulations that E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1

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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-69-2014]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 155--Calhoun/Victoria Counties, Texas; 
Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Tenaris Bay City, Inc. 
(Seamless Steel Tubes and Pipes); Bay City, Texas

    The Calhoun-Victoria Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 155, 
submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ 
Board on behalf of Tenaris Bay City, Inc. (Tenaris), located in Bay 
City, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on September 
25, 2014.
    The applicant indicates that a separate application for subzone 
designation at the Tenaris facility will be submitted. Any such 
application would be processed under Section 400.38 of the Board's 
regulations. The Tenaris facility is used for the production of 
seamless steel tubes and pipes used in oil and gas production as well 
as other industrial applications (oil country tubular good casings and 
line pipes). Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity 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 Tenaris from customs 
duty payments on the foreign status components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, Tenaris would be able to choose the 
duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Line pipes of 
iron or non-alloy steel; line pipes of other alloy steel; threaded or 
coupled casings of iron or non-alloy steel; non-threaded or non-coupled

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casings of iron or non-alloy steel; threaded or coupled casings of 
other alloy steel; non-threaded or non-coupled casings of other alloy 
steel; tubing of iron or non-alloy steel; tubing and casing of other 
alloy steel; and, tubing and casing of other alloy steel used in heat 
exchangers or refining furnaces (duty-free) for the foreign status 
inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or 
reduced on foreign status production equipment.
    The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Billets 
(round bars-alloy/steel); non-alloy round steel bars; couplings; 
plastic protectors and caps; thread compounds; corrosion inhibitors; 
solvents; thinners; non-threaded and non-coupled casings of iron or 
non-alloy steel; non-threaded and non-coupled casings of other alloy 
steel; tubing of iron or non-alloy steel; and, tubing of other alloy 
steel (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.5%).
    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 November 12, 2014.
    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: September 28, 2104.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-23547 Filed 10-1-14; 8:45 am]
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