Foreign-Trade Zone 158-Tupelo, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Bauhaus Furniture Group, LLC; H.M. Richards Company, Inc.; Lane Home Furniture; Morgan Fabrics Corporation (Upholstered Furniture), 42648 [2016-15631]

Download as PDF 42648 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 126 / Thursday, June 30, 2016 / Notices they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: June 27, 2016. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202)395–5806. Dated: June 27, 2016. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–15495 Filed 6–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2016–15498 Filed 6–29–16; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request BILLING CODE 3510–07–P The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Agency: U.S. Census Bureau. Title: Current Population Survey, Voting and Registration Supplement. OMB Control Number: 0607–0466. Form Number(s): There are no forms. We conduct all interviews on computers. Type of Request: Regular Submission. Number of Respondents: 52,000. Average Hours per Response: 1.5 minutes. Burden Hours: 1,300. Needs and Uses: This survey has provided statistical information for tracking historical trends of voter and nonvoter characteristics in each Presidential or Congressional election since 1964. The data collected from the November supplement relates demographic characteristics (age, sex, race, education, occupation, and income) to voting and nonvoting behavior. The November CPS supplement is the only source of data that provides a comprehensive set of voter and nonvoter characteristics distinct from independent surveys, media polls, or other outside agencies. Federal, state, and local election officials use these data to formulate policies relating to the voting and registration process. College institutions, political party committees, research groups, and other private organizations also use the voting and registration data. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: Biennial. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C. Section 141 and 182; and Title 29, U.S.C., Sections 1–9. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:01 Jun 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–43–2016] Foreign-Trade Zone 158—Tupelo, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Bauhaus Furniture Group, LLC; H.M. Richards Company, Inc.; Lane Home Furniture; Morgan Fabrics Corporation (Upholstered Furniture) The Greater Mississippi ForeignTrade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 158, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Bauhaus Furniture Group, LLC (Bauhaus), H.M. Richards Company, Inc. (HMRI), Lane Home Furniture (Lane), and Morgan Fabrics Corporation (Morgan) within FTZ 158 in the greater Tupelo, Mississippi, area. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on June 17, 2016. Bauhaus, HMRI, Lane, and Morgan currently have authority to conduct cutand-sew activity using certain foreign micro-denier suede upholstery fabrics to produce upholstered furniture and related parts (upholstery cover sets) on a restricted basis (see B–29–2013, B–21– 2013, B–28–2013, 78 FR 49254–49255, August 13, 2013; and, Board Order 1877, 78 FR 5773, January 28, 2013). The companies’ authority allows for the production of upholstered furniture (chairs, seats, sofas, sleep sofas, and sectionals) with scopes of authority that only provide FTZ savings on a limited quantity of foreign origin, micro-denier suede upholstery fabric finished with a hot caustic soda solution process (i.e., authorized fabrics). All foreign upholstery fabrics other than microdenier suede finished with a hot caustic soda solution process (i.e., unauthorized fabrics) used in Bauhaus, HMRI, Lane, and Morgan’s production within FTZ 158 are subject to full customs duties. The current request seeks to add certain polyurethane-type fabrics to the PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreignstatus materials and 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 Bauhaus, HMRI, Lane, and Morgan from customs duty payments on the foreign-status fabrics used in export production. On domestic sales, Bauhaus, HMRI, Lane, and Morgan would be able to apply the finished upholstery cover set (i.e., furniture part) or finished furniture duty rate (free) for the previously authorized fabrics and the additional fabrics (indicated below). Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The expanded scope of authority to admit foreign-status fabrics to FTZ 158 in nonprivileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.42) would only involve polyurethane fabrics backed with ground leather (5903.20.2500) and wet coagulation process 100 percent polyurethane coated fabrics (5903.20.2500), as detailed in the notification (duty rate: 7.5%). All other foreign, unauthorized upholstery fabrics used in the companies’ production activity would continue to be admitted to the zone in domestic (duty paid) status. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is August 9, 2016. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: June 23, 2016. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–15631 Filed 6–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1

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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-43-2016]


Foreign-Trade Zone 158--Tupelo, Mississippi; Notification of 
Proposed Production Activity; Bauhaus Furniture Group, LLC; H.M. 
Richards Company, Inc.; Lane Home Furniture; Morgan Fabrics Corporation 
(Upholstered Furniture)

    The Greater Mississippi Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 
158, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the 
FTZ Board on behalf of Bauhaus Furniture Group, LLC (Bauhaus), H.M. 
Richards Company, Inc. (HMRI), Lane Home Furniture (Lane), and Morgan 
Fabrics Corporation (Morgan) within FTZ 158 in the greater Tupelo, 
Mississippi, area. The notification conforming to the requirements of 
the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on June 
17, 2016.
    Bauhaus, HMRI, Lane, and Morgan currently have authority to conduct 
cut-and-sew activity using certain foreign micro-denier suede 
upholstery fabrics to produce upholstered furniture and related parts 
(upholstery cover sets) on a restricted basis (see B-29-2013, B-21-
2013, B-28-2013, 78 FR 49254-49255, August 13, 2013; and, Board Order 
1877, 78 FR 5773, January 28, 2013). The companies' authority allows 
for the production of upholstered furniture (chairs, seats, sofas, 
sleep sofas, and sectionals) with scopes of authority that only provide 
FTZ savings on a limited quantity of foreign origin, micro-denier suede 
upholstery fabric finished with a hot caustic soda solution process 
(i.e., authorized fabrics). All foreign upholstery fabrics other than 
micro-denier suede finished with a hot caustic soda solution process 
(i.e., unauthorized fabrics) used in Bauhaus, HMRI, Lane, and Morgan's 
production within FTZ 158 are subject to full customs duties.
    The current request seeks to add certain polyurethane-type fabrics 
to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ 
authority would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and 
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 Bauhaus, HMRI, Lane, 
and Morgan from customs duty payments on the foreign-status fabrics 
used in export production. On domestic sales, Bauhaus, HMRI, Lane, and 
Morgan would be able to apply the finished upholstery cover set (i.e., 
furniture part) or finished furniture duty rate (free) for the 
previously authorized fabrics and the additional fabrics (indicated 
below). Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on 
foreign-status production equipment.
    The expanded scope of authority to admit foreign-status fabrics to 
FTZ 158 in nonprivileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.42) would only 
involve polyurethane fabrics backed with ground leather (5903.20.2500) 
and wet coagulation process 100 percent polyurethane coated fabrics 
(5903.20.2500), as detailed in the notification (duty rate: 7.5%). All 
other foreign, unauthorized upholstery fabrics used in the companies' 
production activity would continue to be admitted to the zone in 
domestic (duty paid) status.
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the FTZ Board's Executive Secretary at the 
address below. The closing period for their receipt is August 9, 2016.
    A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection 
at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230-0002, and in the ``Reading Room'' section of the 
FTZ Board's Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz.
    For further information, contact Elizabeth Whiteman at 
Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482-0473.

    Dated: June 23, 2016.
Elizabeth Whiteman,
Acting Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-15631 Filed 6-29-16; 8:45 am]
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