Academic Research Council Meeting, 30520-30521 [2016-11614]

Download as PDF 30520 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 95 / Tuesday, May 17, 2016 / Notices The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (‘‘CITA’’) has determined that certain warp stretch woven rayon blend fabrics, as specified below, are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA–DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA–DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities. DATES: Effective May 17, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maria Goodman, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482–3651. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON-LINE: http://web.ita.doc.gov/tacgi/CaftaReq Track.nsf under ‘‘Approved Requests,’’ Reference number: 199.2016.04.12. Fabric.GDLSKforTangTextiles. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Authority: The CAFTA–DR Agreement; Section 203(o)(4) of the Dominican RepublicCentral America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (‘‘CAFTA– DR Implementation Act’’), Public Law 109– 53; the Statement of Administrative Action, accompanying the CAFTA–DR Implementation Act; and Presidential Proclamations 7987 (February 28, 2006) and 7996 (March 31, 2006). Background: The CAFTA–DR Agreement provides a list in Annex 3.25 for fabrics, yarns, and fibers that the Parties to the CAFTA–DR Agreement have determined are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the territory of any Party. The CAFTA–DR Agreement provides that this list may be modified pursuant to Article 3.25.4 and 3.25.5, when the President of the United States determines that a fabric, yarn, or fiber is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the territory of any Party. See Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA–DR Agreement; see also section 203(o)(4)(C) of the CAFTA–DR Implementation Act. The CAFTA–DR Implementation Act requires the President to establish procedures governing the submission of a request and providing opportunity for interested entities to submit comments and supporting evidence before a commercial availability determination is made. In Presidential Proclamations 7987 and 7996, the President delegated to CITA the authority under section 203(o)(4) of CAFTA–DR Implementation Act for modifying the Annex 3.25 list. Pursuant to this authority, on September 15, 2008, CITA published modified procedures it would follow in considering requests to modify the Annex 3.25 list of products determined to be not commercially available in the territory of any Party to CAFTA–DR VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:32 May 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 (Modifications to Procedures for Considering Requests Under the Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement, 73 FR 53200) (‘‘CITA’s procedures’’). On April 12, 2016, the Chairman of CITA received a request for a Commercial Availability determination (‘‘Request’’) from Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman, & Klestadt, LLC, on behalf of Tang Textiles & Apparel, for certain warp stretch woven rayon blend fabrics. On April 14, 2016, in, in accordance with CITA’s procedures, CITA notified interested parties of the Request, which was posted on the dedicated Web site for CAFTA–DR Commercial Availability proceedings. In its notification, CITA advised that any Response with an Offer to Supply (‘‘Response’’) must be submitted by April 26, 2016, and any Rebuttal Comments to a Response must be submitted by May 2, 2016, in accordance with sections 6 and 7 of CITA’s procedures. No interested entity submitted a Response to the Request advising CITA of its objection to the Request and its ability to supply the subject product. In accordance with section 203(o)(4)(C) of the CAFTA–DR Implementation Act, and section 8(c)(2) of CITA’s procedures, as no interested entity submitted a Response objecting to the Request and providing an offer to supply the subject product, CITA has determined to add the specified fabric to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA– DR Agreement. The subject product has been added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA– DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities. A revised list has been posted on the dedicated Web site for CAFTA–DR Commercial Availability proceedings. Specifications: Certain Warp Stretch Woven Rayon Blend Fabrics Fabric #1: Warp Stretch Woven Rayon/ Nylon/Spandex Fabric HTS classifications: 5516.22.00, 5516.23.00, 5516.24.00 Fiber Content: Rayon: 67–80%; Nylon: 15–35%; Spandex: 2–6% Yarn Configuration: Warp—Nylon filament combined with Spandex filament; Filling—Rayon staple Yarn Denier: Nylon and Spandex of various deniers. Width: Metric: 139–153cm; (English: 55–60 inches) Weight: Metric: 220–315 grams per square meter PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Thread Count (Density): Metric: 30–74 ends per cm (warp) x 27–38 picks per cm (filling) English: 76–185 ends per inch (warp) x 70–95 picks per inch (filling) Weave type: Various weaves Finish/Processing: Of yarns of different colors and/or piece dyed and/or printed. Fabric # 2: Warp Stretch Woven Rayon/ Polyester/Nylon/Spandex Fabric HTS classifications: 5407.10.00, 5407.92.20, 5407.93.20, 5407.94.20, 5516.22.00, 5516.23.00, 5516.24.00; Fiber Content: Rayon: 30–70%; Polyester: 20–52%; Nylon: 9–35%; Spandex: 2–6% Yarn Configuration: Warp—Nylon filament, Polyester filament & Spandex filament; Filling—Rayon staple combined with Polyester filament Yarn Denier: Nylon, Polyester and Spandex of various deniers. Width: Metric: 139–153cm; (English: 55–60 inches) Weight: Metric: 220–315 grams per square meter Thread Count (Density): Metric: 30–48 ends per cm (warp) x 27–40 picks per cm (filling) English: 76–120 ends per inch (warp) x 70–100 picks per inch (filling) Weave type: Various weaves Finish/Processing: Of yarns of different colors and/or piece dyed and/or printed. Joshua Teitelbaum, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. 2016–11617 Filed 5–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION Academic Research Council Meeting Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the announcement of a public meeting of the Academic Research Council (ARC or Council) of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau). The notice also describes the functions of the Council. Notice of the meeting is permitted by section 8 of the ARC Charter. Specifically, section 8(d) of the ARC Charter states: SUMMARY: The Council will convene in person from time to time at the call of the Assistant Director or the Assistant Director’s designee, but at a minimum shall meet annually. Council members may also make additional E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 95 / Tuesday, May 17, 2016 / Notices visits to the Bureau or participate in additional meetings for educational or other research-related purposes. The meeting date is Friday, May 20, 2016, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. eastern time. ADDRESSES: The meeting location is Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20002. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jassmine Okiemen, Research Assistant, Academic Research Council, Office of Research, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, at CFPB_ AcademicResearchCouncil@cfpb.gov, or 202–435–9607. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Background Section 1013(b)(1) of the Consumer Financial Protection Act, 12 U.S.C. 5493(b)(1) establishes the Office of Research (OR) and assigns to it the responsibility of researching, analyzing, and reporting on topics relating to the Bureau’s mission, including developments in markets for consumer financial products and services, consumer awareness, and consumer behavior. The Academic Research Council is a consultative body comprised of scholars that help the Office of Research perform these responsibilities. Section 3 of the ARC Charter states: ‘‘The Council will provide the Office of Research advice and feedback on research methodologies, framing research questions, data collection, and analytic strategies. Additionally, the Council will provide both backward- and forward-looking feedback on the Office of Research’s research work and will offer input into its research strategic planning process and research agenda.’’ II. Agenda The Academic Research Council will discuss methodology and direction for consumer finance research at the Bureau. Persons who need a reasonable accommodation to participate should contact CFPB_504Request@cfpb.gov, 202–435–9EEO, 1–855–233–0362, or 202–435–9742 (TTY) prior to the meeting or event to request assistance. The request must identify the date, time, location, and title of the meeting or event, the nature of the assistance requested, and contact information for the requester. CFPB will strive to provide but cannot guarantee that accommodation will be provided for late requests. Individuals who wish to attend the Academic Research Council meeting must RSVP to CFPB_ VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:32 May 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 AcademicResearchCouncil@cfpb.gov by noon, May 18, 2016. Members of the public must RSVP by the due date and must include ‘‘ARC’’ in the subject line of the RSVP. III. Availability The Council’s agenda will be made available to the public on May 10, 2016, via www.consumerfinance.gov. Individuals should express in their RSVP if they require a paper copy of the agenda. Dated: May 4, 2016. Christopher D’Angelo, Chief of Staff, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 95 (Tuesday, May 17, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30520-30521]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-11614]


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BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION


Academic Research Council Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the announcement of a public meeting of 
the Academic Research Council (ARC or Council) of the Consumer 
Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau). The notice also describes the 
functions of the Council. Notice of the meeting is permitted by section 
8 of the ARC Charter. Specifically, section 8(d) of the ARC Charter 
states:

    The Council will convene in person from time to time at the call 
of the Assistant Director or the Assistant Director's designee, but 
at a minimum shall meet annually. Council members may also make 
additional

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visits to the Bureau or participate in additional meetings for 
educational or other research-related purposes.


DATES: The meeting date is Friday, May 20, 2016, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
eastern time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting location is Consumer Financial Protection 
Bureau, 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20002.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jassmine Okiemen, Research Assistant, 
Academic Research Council, Office of Research, Consumer Financial 
Protection Bureau, at CFPB_AcademicResearchCouncil@cfpb.gov, or 202-
435-9607.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    Section 1013(b)(1) of the Consumer Financial Protection Act, 12 
U.S.C. 5493(b)(1) establishes the Office of Research (OR) and assigns 
to it the responsibility of researching, analyzing, and reporting on 
topics relating to the Bureau's mission, including developments in 
markets for consumer financial products and services, consumer 
awareness, and consumer behavior.
    The Academic Research Council is a consultative body comprised of 
scholars that help the Office of Research perform these 
responsibilities. Section 3 of the ARC Charter states: ``The Council 
will provide the Office of Research advice and feedback on research 
methodologies, framing research questions, data collection, and 
analytic strategies. Additionally, the Council will provide both 
backward- and forward-looking feedback on the Office of Research's 
research work and will offer input into its research strategic planning 
process and research agenda.''

II. Agenda

    The Academic Research Council will discuss methodology and 
direction for consumer finance research at the Bureau.
    Persons who need a reasonable accommodation to participate should 
contact CFPB_504Request@cfpb.gov, 202-435-9EEO, 1-855-233-0362, or 202-
435-9742 (TTY) prior to the meeting or event to request assistance. The 
request must identify the date, time, location, and title of the 
meeting or event, the nature of the assistance requested, and contact 
information for the requester. CFPB will strive to provide but cannot 
guarantee that accommodation will be provided for late requests.
    Individuals who wish to attend the Academic Research Council 
meeting must RSVP to CFPB_AcademicResearchCouncil@cfpb.gov by noon, May 
18, 2016. Members of the public must RSVP by the due date and must 
include ``ARC'' in the subject line of the RSVP.

III. Availability

    The Council's agenda will be made available to the public on May 
10, 2016, via www.consumerfinance.gov. Individuals should express in 
their RSVP if they require a paper copy of the agenda.

    Dated: May 4, 2016.
Christopher D'Angelo,
Chief of Staff, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
[FR Doc. 2016-11614 Filed 5-16-16; 8:45 am]
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