Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Patent Cooperation Treaty, 41524-41525 [2016-15108]

Download as PDF 41524 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 123 / Monday, June 27, 2016 / Notices shipper review, we will instruct CBP to discontinue the option of posting a bond or security in lieu of a cash deposit for entries of subject merchandise by Jingmei. If the Department proceeds to a final rescission of the new shipper review, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the PRC-wide rate. If we issue final results of the new shipper review for Jingmei, we will instruct CBP to collect cash deposits, effective upon the publication of the final results, at the rates established therein. Notification to Importers This notice also serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Department’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. The Department is issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(2)(B) and 777(i)(l) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.214 and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4). Dated: June 20, 2016. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Discussion of the Methodology V. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2016–15135 Filed 6–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE689 Marine Mammals; File No. 18529 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Janice Straley, Ph.D., University of Alaska Southeast, 1332 Sward Ave., Sitka, AK 99835, has applied in due SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Jun 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 form for a permit to conduct research on 16 species of cetaceans. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before July 27, 2016. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the ‘‘Features’’ box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 18529 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hubard or Amy Sloan, (301) 427– 8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226). The applicant proposes to further the understanding of large whales in Alaskan waters by conducting vessel research, including photo-identification, behavioral observations, acoustic playbacks, biopsy sampling, suction cup and dart tagging, underwater photography/video, and prey-mapping sonar. Prey samples, blow, sloughed skin and feces would also be collected. Research would occur in all Alaskan waters, including southeastern Alaska, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Prince William Sound, Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, and Beaufort PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Sea. Specific goals are to: (1) Continue and expand a study of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae); (2) study sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) movements, foraging behavior, and depredation on longline fishing gear; (3) study killer whale (Orcinus orca) seasonal movements, foraging, migration patterns and depredation; and (4) enhance the body of knowledge, stock structure, and current status of other cetacean species in the study area. In addition to the three focus species, six other large whale species and seven other small cetaceans would be targeted for research. The permit would be valid for five years. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. Dated: June 21, 2016. Julia Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–15095 Filed 6–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE United States Patent and Trademark Office Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Patent Cooperation Treaty The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. Title: Patent Cooperation Treaty. OMB Control Number: 0651–0021. Form Numbers: • PCT/RO/101 • PCT/RO/134 • PCT/IB/372 • PCT/IPEA/401 • PTO–1382 • PTO–1390 • PTO/SB/61/PCT E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 123 / Monday, June 27, 2016 / Notices mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES • PTO/SB/64/PCT Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Number of Respondents: 423,970 responses per year. Average Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public approximately 0.25 hours (15 minutes) to 8 hours to gather the necessary information, prepare the appropriate form or documents, and submit the information to the USPTO. Burden Hours: 364,830 burden hours per year. Cost Burden: $149,380,300 per year. Needs and Uses: The purpose of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is to provide a standardized filing format and procedure that allows an applicant to seek protection for an invention in several countries by filing one international application in one location, in one language, and paying one initial set of fees. The information in this collection is used by the public to submit a patent application under the PCT and by the USPTO to fulfill its obligation to process, search, and examine the application as directed by the treaty. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other forprofits; and not-for-profit institutions. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraiser, email: Nicholas_A._Fraiser@ omb.eop.gov. Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in electronic format through reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Further information can be obtained by: • Email: InformationCollection@ uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0021 copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, Office of the Chief Information Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313– 1450. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent on or before July 27, 2016 to Nicholas A. Fraiser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Nicholas_A._Fraiser@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to 202–395–5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. Fraiser. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Jun 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 Dated: June 21, 2016. Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, USPTO, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–15108 Filed 6–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery; Request for Nominations Department of the Army, DoD. Notice; Request for Nominations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery is an independent Federal advisory committee chartered to provide the Secretary of Defense, through the Secretary of the Army, independent advice and recommendations on Arlington National Cemetery, including, but not limited to cemetery administration, the erection of memorials at the cemetery, and master planning for the cemetery. The Secretary of the Army may act on the Committee’s advice and recommendations. The Committee is comprised of no more than nine (9) members. Subject to the approval of the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Army appoints no more than seven (7) of these members. The purpose of this notice is to solicit nominations from a wide range of highly qualified persons to be considered for appointment to the Committee. Nominees may be appointed as members of the Committee and its sub-committees for terms of service ranging from one to four years. This notice solicits nominations to fill Committee membership vacancies that may occur through 31 December, 2016. Nominees must be preeminent authorities in their respective fields of interest or expertise. DATES: All nominations must be received at (see ADDRESSES) no later than September 1, 2016. ADDRESSES: Interested persons may submit a resume for consideration by the Department of the Army to the Committee’s Designated Federal Officer at the following address: Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery, ATTN: Designated Federal Officer (DFO) (Ms. Yates), Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Renea C. Yates, Designated Federal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41525 Officer, by email at renea.c.yates.civ@ mail.mil or by telephone 877–907–8585. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery was established pursuant to Title 10, United States Code, Section 4723. The selection, service and appointment of members of the Committee are covered by the Committee Charter, available on the Arlington National Cemetery Web site http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/ About/Advisory-Committee-onArlington-National-Cemetery/Charter. The substance of these provisions of the Charter is as follows: a. Selection. The Committee Charter provides that the Committee shall be comprised of no more than nine members, all of whom are preeminent authorities in their respective fields of interest or expertise. Of these, no more than seven members are nominated by the Secretary of the Army. By direction of the Secretary of the Army, all resumes submitted in response to this notice will be presented to and reviewed by a panel of three senior Army leaders. Potential nominees shall be prioritized after review and consideration of their resumes for: demonstrated technical/professional expertise; preeminence in a field(s) of interest or expertise; potential contribution to membership balance in terms of the points of view represented and the functions to be performed; potential organizational and financial conflicts of interest; commitment to our Nation’s veterans and their families; and published points of view relevant to the objectives of the Committee. The panel will provide the DFO with a prioritized list of potential nominees for consideration by the Executive Director, Army National Military Cemeteries, in making an initial recommendation to the Secretary of the Army. The Executive Director, Army National Military Cemeteries; the Secretary of the Army; and the Secretary of Defense are not limited or bound by the recommendations of the Army senior leader panel. Sources in addition to this Federal Register notice may be utilized in the solicitation and selection of nominations. b. Service. The Secretary of Defense may approve the appointment of a Committee member for a one-to-four year term of service; however, no member, unless authorized by the Secretary of Defense, may serve on the Committee or authorized subcommittee for more than two consecutive terms of service. The Secretary of the Army shall designate the Committee Chair from the total Advisory Committee membership. E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 123 (Monday, June 27, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-15108]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

United States Patent and Trademark Office


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Patent Cooperation 
Treaty

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will submit 
to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the 
following proposal for collection of information under the provisions 
of Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce.
    Title: Patent Cooperation Treaty.
    OMB Control Number: 0651-0021.
    Form Numbers:

 PCT/RO/101
 PCT/RO/134
 PCT/IB/372
 PCT/IPEA/401
 PTO-1382
 PTO-1390
 PTO/SB/61/PCT

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 PTO/SB/64/PCT

    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Number of Respondents: 423,970 responses per year.
    Average Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take 
the public approximately 0.25 hours (15 minutes) to 8 hours to gather 
the necessary information, prepare the appropriate form or documents, 
and submit the information to the USPTO.
    Burden Hours: 364,830 burden hours per year.
    Cost Burden: $149,380,300 per year.
    Needs and Uses: The purpose of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) 
is to provide a standardized filing format and procedure that allows an 
applicant to seek protection for an invention in several countries by 
filing one international application in one location, in one language, 
and paying one initial set of fees. The information in this collection 
is used by the public to submit a patent application under the PCT and 
by the USPTO to fulfill its obligation to process, search, and examine 
the application as directed by the treaty.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-
profits; and not-for-profit institutions.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraiser, email: 
Nicholas_A._Fraiser@omb.eop.gov. Once submitted, the request will be 
publicly available in electronic format through reginfo.gov. Follow the 
instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under 
review by OMB.
    Further information can be obtained by:
     Email: InformationCollection@uspto.gov. Include ``0651-
0021 copy request'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, 
Office of the Chief Information Officer, United States Patent and 
Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent on or before July 27, 2016 to Nicholas A. 
Fraiser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to 
Nicholas_A._Fraiser@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to 202-395-5167, marked to 
the attention of Nicholas A. Fraiser.

    Dated: June 21, 2016.
Marcie Lovett,
Records Management Division Director, USPTO, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-15108 Filed 6-24-16; 8:45 am]
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