Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; BIS Program Evaluation, 9425-9426 [2016-03921]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 37 / Thursday, February 25, 2016 / Notices There are no new questions on this survey since it was last conducted in preparation for the 2012 Economic Census. However, there will no longer be a paper form on which to report. Respondents can report over the Internet or by telephone. We will work with individual respondents if reporting on the Internet or by telephone presents difficulties. Minimal changes will be made to the wording and organization of existing questions and instructions. II. Method of Collection We will collect this information over the Internet and by telephone. Respondents will receive a letter directing them to the Internet to report their information. Follow up letters will be mailed for establishments that have not responded by a certain date. Throughout the survey, telephone assistance will be available for respondents with questions and for those that cannot report over the Internet. III. Data OMB Number: None. Form Number: None. The information will be gathered electronically. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Businesses and Organizations (both profit and nonprofit); State and Local Governments; Small Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 125,000 business firms annually. Estimated Time per Response: 7 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 14,583 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C. Sections 131 and 193. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:07 Feb 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. 9425 forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Dated: February 19, 2016. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Dated: February 19, 2016. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–03958 Filed 2–24–16; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2016–03937 Filed 2–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Bureau of Industry and Security Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; BIS Program Evaluation The Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee (RPTAC) will meet March 23, 2016, 9:00 a.m., Room 3884, in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street between Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on implementation of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and provides for continuing review to update the EAR as needed. Agenda: AGENCY: Public Session 1. Opening remarks by the Chairman 2. Opening remarks by the Bureau of Industry and Security 3. Presentation of papers or comments by the Public 4. Export Enforcement update 5. Regulations update 6. Working group reports 7. Automated Export System update Closed Session 8. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 25 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@ bis.doc.gov no later than March 16, 2016. A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Industry and Security. ACTION: Notice. 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 April 25, 2016. 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 Mark Crace, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482–8093, Mark.Crace@bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract This collection of information is necessary to obtain feedback from seminar participants. This information helps BIS determine the effectiveness of its programs and identifies areas for improvement. The gathering of performance measures on the BIS seminar program is also essential in meeting the agency’s responsibilities under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA). II. Method of Collection Paper questionnaires III. Data OMB Control Number: 0694–0125. E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 9426 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 37 / Thursday, February 25, 2016 / Notices Form Number(s): N/A. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500 hours. 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: February 19, 2016. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. of controlling trade for national security and foreign policy reasons. Agenda 1. Opening remarks by the Chairman and Vice Chairman. 2. Export Control Reform Update. 3. Presentation of papers or comments by the Public. 4. Data Transmission and Security Subcommittee Update. 5. Process Improvements and Trusted Trader Subcommittee Update. 6. Outreach Subcommittee Update. 7. Discussion of Topics for Presentation to the Secretary of Commerce. The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 participants on a first come, first served basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@ bis.doc.gov, no later than, March 9, 2016. A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the PECSEA. Written statements may be submitted at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of public presentation materials to PECSEA members, the PECSEA suggests that public presentation materials or comments be forwarded before the meeting to Ms. Yvette Springer. For more information, contact Yvette Springer on 202–482–2813. Dated: February 17, 2016. Kevin J. Wolf, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–03921 Filed 2–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P [FR Doc. 2016–03935 Filed 2–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE President’s Export Council; Subcommittee on Export Administration; Notice of Open Meeting mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Bureau of Industry and Security International Trade Administration [C–533–870, C–570–035, C–542–801] The President’s Export Council Subcommittee on Export Administration (PECSEA) will meet on March 16, 2016, 10:00 a.m., at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 3884, 14th Street between Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues NW., Washington, DC. The PECSEA provides advice on matters pertinent to those portions of the Export Administration Act, as amended, that deal with United States policies of encouraging trade with all countries with which the United States has diplomatic or trading relations and VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:07 Feb 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 Certain New Pneumatic Off-The-Road Tires From India, the People’s Republic of China, and Sri Lanka: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Countervailing Duty Investigations Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective: February 25, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Spencer Toubia at (202) 482–0123 (India); Laurel LaCivita at (202) 482– 4243 (the People’s Republic of China (PRC)); and Elizabeth Eastwood at (202) AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 482–3874 (Sri Lanka), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 3, 2016, the Department of Commerce (Department) initiated countervailing duty investigations (CVD) on certain new pneumatic off-theroad tires from India, the PRC, and Sri Lanka.1 Currently, the preliminary determinations of these investigations are due no later than April 8, 2016. Postponement of Preliminary Determination Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires the Department to issue the preliminary determination in a CVD investigation within 65 days after the date on which the Department initiated the investigation. However, if the petitioner makes a timely request for a postponement, section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act allows the Department to postpone making the preliminary determination until no later than 130 days after the date on which the Department initiated the investigation. On February 12, 2016, the petitioners 2 submitted timely requests pursuant to section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(e) to postpone the preliminary determinations.3 For the reasons stated above and because there are no compelling reasons to deny the requests, the Department, in accordance with section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determinations to no later than 130 days after the day on which the investigations were initiated. Accordingly, the Department will issue the preliminary determinations no later than June 12, 2016. However, because June 12, 2016, falls on a Sunday, the 1 See Certain New Pneumatic Off-The-Road Tires from India, the People’s Republic of China, and Sri Lanka: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigations, 81 FR 7067 (February 10, 2016). 2 Titan Tire Corporation and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL–CIO, CLC (collectively, the petitioners). 3 See letters from the petitioners entitled ‘‘Certain New Pneumatic Off-The-Road Tires from India— Petitioners’ Request to Extend the Deadline for the Preliminary Determinations,’’ ‘‘Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires from People’s Republic of China—Petitioners’ Request to Extend the Deadline for the Preliminary Determination,’’ and ‘‘Certain New Pneumatic Off-The-Road Tires from Sri Lanka—Petitioners’ Request to Extend the Deadline for the Preliminary Determinations,’’ each dated February 12, 2016. E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 37 (Thursday, February 25, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9425-9426]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-03921]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; BIS Program 
Evaluation

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 April 25, 2016.

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 Mark Crace, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482-8093, 
Mark.Crace@bis.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This collection of information is necessary to obtain feedback from 
seminar participants. This information helps BIS determine the 
effectiveness of its programs and identifies areas for improvement. The 
gathering of performance measures on the BIS seminar program is also 
essential in meeting the agency's responsibilities under the Government 
Performance and Results Act (GPRA).

II. Method of Collection

Paper questionnaires

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0694-0125.

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    Form Number(s): N/A.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500 hours.
    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: February 19, 2016.
Glenna Mickelson,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-03921 Filed 2-24-16; 8:45 am]
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