Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 39626 [2016-14368]

Download as PDF 39626 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 117 / Friday, June 17, 2016 / Notices submission request toward Office of Management and Budget approval. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Dated: June 9, 2016. Carlos Rodriguez-Franco, Acting Deputy Chief for Research and Development. Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance [FR Doc. 2016–14316 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 3411–15–P Pursuant to Section 251 of the Trade Act 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2341 et seq.), the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of these firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firm’s workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm. LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [5/11/2016 through 6/10/2016] Firm name Servant’s Heart Christian Gifts, Inc. Firm address Date accepted for investigation 2285 County Home Road, Greenville, NC 27858. Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Division, Room 71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA’s regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Dated: June 10, 2016. Miriam Kearse, Lead Program Analyst. 6/7/2016 Product(s) The firm produces and assembles a variety of inspirational gifts, including baby apparel. (FTZ) Board on behalf of Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC, within FTZ 134, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 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 (81 FR 8682, February 22, 2016). The FTZ Board has determined that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification is authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: June 9, 2016. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. 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The PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 23, 2016. GE Renewables already has authority to produce wind turbines and related blades, hubs and nacelles within Subzone 249A. The current request would add foreign-status components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status 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 GE Renewables from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, GE Renewables would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to wind turbines and related blades, hubs and nacelles (duty free or 2.5%) 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 components sourced from abroad include: Blade root spacers; pitch transformers; brake calipers; brake hydraulic power units; elastomeric generator mounts; labyrinth rings; sonic wind sensors; upwind covers; and, vibration monitors (duty rate ranges from free to 4.5%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration


Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To 
Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce

ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment.

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    Pursuant to Section 251 of the Trade Act 1974, as amended (19 
U.S.C. 2341 et seq.), the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has 
received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade 
Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has 
initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into 
the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those 
produced by each of these firms contributed importantly to the total or 
partial separation of the firm's workers, or threat thereof, and to a 
decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm.

    List of Petitions Received by EDA for Certification Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
                                          [5/11/2016 through 6/10/2016]
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                                                                 Date accepted for
              Firm name                      Firm address          investigation             Product(s)
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Servant's Heart Christian Gifts, Inc.  2285 County Home Road,             6/7/2016  The firm produces and
                                        Greenville, NC 27858.                        assembles a variety of
                                                                                     inspirational gifts,
                                                                                     including baby apparel.
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    Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may 
request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing 
must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms 
Division, Room 71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) 
calendar days following publication of this notice.
    Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA's regulations at 13 
CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of 
Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program 
under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment 
Assistance for Firms.

    Dated: June 10, 2016.
Miriam Kearse,
Lead Program Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2016-14368 Filed 6-16-16; 8:45 am]
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