Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market Opportunities for Government-Funded Airport Construction Projects, 24685-24686 [2016-09608]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 80 / Tuesday, April 26, 2016 / Notices (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) Percent Non-Profit Organizations Without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... For Economic Injury: Non-Profit Organizations Without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... Dated: April 19, 2016. Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2016–09610 Filed 4–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION [Disaster Declaration #14701 and #14702] U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Mississippi (FEMA–4268– DR), dated 04/19/2016. 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DATES: The hearing will be held on Monday, May 16, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST). ADDRESSES: The hearing will be at The University of South Maine, Abromson Center, Room 213, Portland, Maine 04103. SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (Pub. L. 104– 121), Sec. 222, SBA announces the hearing for Small Business Owners, Business Organizations, Trade Associations, Chambers of Commerce and related organizations serving small business concerns to report experiences regarding unfair or excessive Federal regulatory enforcement issues affecting their members. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The hearing is open to the public; however, advance notice of attendance is requested. Anyone wishing to attend and/or testify at the Portland, Maine hearing must contact Elahe Zahirieh by May 12, 2016, in writing, by fax at (202) 481–5719 or email at ombudsman@ sba.gov. For further information, please contact Elahe Zahirieh, Case SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market Opportunities for Government-Funded Airport Construction Projects Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to section 533 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, as amended (49 U.S.C. 50104), the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has determined not to list any countries as denying fair market opportunities for U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders in foreign government-funded airport construction projects. Effective Date: April 26, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Pietan, International Procurement Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative, (202) 395–9646, or Arthur Tsao, Assistant General Counsel, Office of the United States Trade Representative, (202) 395–6987. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 533 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, as amended by section 115 of the Airport and Airway Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1987, Public Law 100–223 (codified at 49 U.S.C. 50104) (‘‘the Act’’), requires the USTR to decide whether any foreign country has denied fair market opportunities to U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders in connection with airport construction projects of $500,000 or more that are funded in whole or in part by the government of such country. The list of such countries must be published in the Federal Register. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has not received any complaints or other information SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1 24686 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 80 / Tuesday, April 26, 2016 / Notices that indicates that U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders are being denied fair market opportunities in such airport construction projects. As a consequence, for purposes of the Act, the USTR has decided not to list any countries as denying fair market opportunities for U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders in foreign government-funded airport construction projects. Michael B. G. Froman, United States Trade Representative. [FR Doc. 2016–09608 Filed 4–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3290–F6–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Delegation of Authority Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of delegation of authority. AGENCY: The FAA is giving notice of a new delegation of authority from the Administrator to the Chief Counsel and to the Director of the Office of Adjudication regarding civil penalty actions under 14 CFR part 13 subpart G. The delegation was set forth in a memorandum signed by the Administrator dated March 28, 2016. The FAA is publishing the text of the delegation, so that it is available to interested parties. This delegation supersedes and replaces a previous delegation of authority by the Administrator by memorandum issued on October 27, 1992 and published in the Federal Register on December 9, 1992. 57 FR 58280; December 9, 1992. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marie A. Collins, Dispute Resolution Officer and Administrative Judge for the Office of Adjudication (AGC–70), Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Street, SW., Room 323, Washington, DC 20591; telephone (202) 267–3290; facsimile (202) 267–3720. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In civil penalty actions governed by the procedural rules in 14 CFR part 13, subpart G, the Administrator, acting as the FAA decisionmaker, is the official authorized to issue final agency decisions and orders. The Chief Counsel, the Assistant Chief Counsel for Litigation, and attorneys on his staff, have advised the Administrator, acting as FAA decisionmaker, regarding appeals from initial decisions in civil penalty actions under these procedural rules. By memorandum dated October 29, 1992, and published in the Federal mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:08 Apr 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 Register on December 9, 1992, the Administrator delegated certain limited authority as the FAA decisionmaker in appeals in civil penalty cases to the Chief Counsel and the Assistant Chief Counsel, Litigation. Recently, when the Litigation Division was reorganized, the Assistant Chief Counsel for Litigation’s authority to advise the Administrator regarding appeals from initial decisions was transferred to the Director of the Office of Adjudication. By memorandum dated March 28, 2016, the Administrator issued an updated delegation of authority to manage appeals in such civil penalty actions to the Chief Counsel and the Director of the Office of Adjudication. The full text of the March 28, 2016 delegation from the Administrator to the Chief Counsel and to the Director of the Office of Adjudication provides: In furtherance of an efficient FAA civil penalty appeals process, pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 322(b) and 14 CFR part 13 subpart G, I hereby delegate authority to the Chief Counsel and to the Director of the Office of Adjudication as follows: a. To administer civil penalty appeals, to appoint personnel of the Office of Adjudication to manage all or portions of individual appeals; and to prepare written decisions and proposed final orders in such appeals; b. To issue procedural and other interlocutory orders aimed at proper and efficient case management, including, without limitation, scheduling and sanctions orders; c. 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To take all other reasonable steps deemed necessary and proper for the management of the civil penalty appeals process, in accordance with 14 CFR part 13 and applicable law. k. The foregoing authority may be redelegated, as necessary. This Delegation supersedes and replaces the Delegation issued to the Chief Counsel and the Assistant Chief Counsel for Litigation, dated December 9, 1992 and the Re-delegation to the Adjudications Branch Manager, dated August 6, 1993. Issued in Washington, DC, on March 28, 2016. Michael Huerta, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2016–09656 Filed 4–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Aviation Rulemaking Committee Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: By Federal Register notice (See 81 FR 290, January 5, 2016) the National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) invited interested persons to apply to fill two upcoming openings on the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC). The notice invited interested persons to apply to fill future openings to represent air tour operator concerns and environmental interests. This notice informs the public of the person selected to fill the air tour operator future vacancy. No selection has been made for the vacancy representing environmental interests so this notice also invites persons interested in serving on the ARC to apply for the upcoming opening for this seat. DATES: Persons interested in applying for the one upcoming NPOAG opening representing environmental interests need to apply by June 10, 2016. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 80 (Tuesday, April 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24685-24686]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-09608]


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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE


Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market 
Opportunities for Government-Funded Airport Construction Projects

AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 533 of the Airport and Airway Improvement 
Act of 1982, as amended (49 U.S.C. 50104), the United States Trade 
Representative (USTR) has determined not to list any countries as 
denying fair market opportunities for U.S. products, suppliers, or 
bidders in foreign government-funded airport construction projects.
    Effective Date: April 26, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Pietan, International 
Procurement Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade 
Representative, (202) 395-9646, or Arthur Tsao, Assistant General 
Counsel, Office of the United States Trade Representative, (202) 395-
6987.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 533 of the Airport and Airway 
Improvement Act of 1982, as amended by section 115 of the Airport and 
Airway Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1987, Public Law 100-223 
(codified at 49 U.S.C. 50104) (``the Act''), requires the USTR to 
decide whether any foreign country has denied fair market opportunities 
to U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders in connection with airport 
construction projects of $500,000 or more that are funded in whole or 
in part by the government of such country. The list of such countries 
must be published in the Federal Register. The Office of the U.S. Trade 
Representative has not received any complaints or other information

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that indicates that U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders are being 
denied fair market opportunities in such airport construction projects. 
As a consequence, for purposes of the Act, the USTR has decided not to 
list any countries as denying fair market opportunities for U.S. 
products, suppliers, or bidders in foreign government-funded airport 
construction projects.

Michael B. G. Froman,
United States Trade Representative.
[FR Doc. 2016-09608 Filed 4-25-16; 8:45 am]
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