Extension of U.S. Section Member Appointments to the United States-Brazil CEO Forum, 51188 [2016-18338]

Download as PDF 51188 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 149 / Wednesday, August 3, 2016 / Notices investigation. Under 19 CFR 351.205(e), a petitioner must submit a request for postponement 25 days or more before the scheduled date of the preliminary determination and must state the reason for the request. The Department will grant the request unless it finds compelling reasons to deny the request.2 On July 22, 2016, PCI Nitrogen, LLC (Petitioner) submitted a timely request pursuant to section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(e) to postpone the preliminary determination due to the number and complex nature of subsidy programs under investigation.3 In accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), Petitioner has stated the reason for requesting a postponement of the preliminary determination and the record does not present any compelling reasons to deny Petitioner’s request. Therefore, the Department will extend the deadline for completion of the preliminary determination by 65 days (i.e., 130 days after the date of initiation of this investigation). However, because 65 days following the current deadline falls on a Saturday, the new deadline is Monday, October 24, 2016.4 Pursuant to section 705(a)(l) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), the deadline for the final determination will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determination. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(l). Dated: July 27, 2016. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–18416 Filed 8–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Extension of U.S. Section Member Appointments to the United StatesBrazil CEO Forum International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In March 2007, the Governments of the United States and Brazil established the U.S.-Brazil CEO asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 2 See 19 CFR 351.205(e). Letter from Petitioner to the Secretary of Commerce, ‘‘Ammonium Sulfate from the People’s Republic of China: Request for Postponement of the Preliminary Determination,’’ dated July 22, 2016. 4 See Notice of Clarification: Application of ‘‘Next Business Day’’ Rule for Administrative Determination Deadlines Pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930, As Amended, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2005). 3 See VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:21 Aug 02, 2016 Jkt 238001 Forum (Forum). Through a Federal Register notice on May 29, 2013 (78 FR 32,239), the Department of Commerce solicited applicants for appointment to the U.S. Section for a term of three years to expire August 13, 2016, and appointed individuals to all twelve Member positions. Vacancies arising during the three-year term were filled through the same process (see 80 FR 13,520 (Mar. 16, 2015) and 80 FR 17,032 (Mar. 31, 2015)). For the reasons explained below, the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy are extending the current U.S. Section Member appointments through June 30, 2017. ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 30013, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Raquel Silva, Office of Latin America and the Caribbean, U.S. Department of Commerce, Raquel.Silva@trade.gov, telephone: (202) 482–4157. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, together with the Brazilian Minister of Casa Civil and the Brazilian Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services co-chair the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum, pursuant to the Terms of Reference signed in March 2007 by the U.S. and Brazilian governments, as amended, which set forth the objectives and structure of the Forum. The Terms of Reference may be viewed at: http:// www.trade.gov/ceo-forum/. The Forum, consisting of both private and public sector members, brings together leaders of the respective business communities of the United States and Brazil to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to strengthen the economic and commercial ties between the two countries. The Forum consists of the U.S. and Brazilian Government co-chairs and a Committee comprised of private sector members. The Committee is composed of two Sections, each consisting of up to twelve members from the private sector, representing the views and interests of the private sector business community in the United States and Brazil. Each government appoints the members to its respective Section. The Committee provides joint recommendations to the two governments that reflect private sector views, needs and concerns regarding the creation of an economic environment in which their respective private sectors can partner, thrive and enhance bilateral PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 commercial ties to expand trade between the United States and Brazil. As stated in the amended Terms of Reference, ‘‘members [of the Forum] normally are to serve three-year terms but may be reappointed.’’ The current U.S. Section Member appointments expire on August 13, 2016. The postponement of the most recent scheduled meeting of the United StatesBrazil CEO Forum has resulted in a need for additional time for the current U.S. Section Members to finish on-going work with the Brazil Section Members to finalize and present Committee joint recommendations to the Government co-chairs. For that reason, the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy have decided to extend the current U.S. Section Member appointments through June 30, 2017. Dated: July 27, 2016. Alexander Peacher, Acting Director for the Office of Latin America & the Caribbean. [FR Doc. 2016–18338 Filed 8–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–HE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE315 Endangered Species; File Nos. 19331 and 19642 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permits. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Harold Brundage (File No. 19331), Environmental Research and Consulting, Inc., 126 Bancroft Rd; Kennett Square, PA 19348, and Jason Kahn (File No. 19642), NOAA Fisheries, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910, have been issued permits to take shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) and Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) for purposes of conducting scientific research. SUMMARY: The permits and related documents are available for review 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. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 149 (Wednesday, August 3, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 51188]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-18338]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Extension of U.S. Section Member Appointments to the United 
States-Brazil CEO Forum

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In March 2007, the Governments of the United States and Brazil 
established the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum (Forum). Through a Federal 
Register notice on May 29, 2013 (78 FR 32,239), the Department of 
Commerce solicited applicants for appointment to the U.S. Section for a 
term of three years to expire August 13, 2016, and appointed 
individuals to all twelve Member positions. Vacancies arising during 
the three-year term were filled through the same process (see 80 FR 
13,520 (Mar. 16, 2015) and 80 FR 17,032 (Mar. 31, 2015)). For the 
reasons explained below, the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of 
the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for 
Economic Policy are extending the current U.S. Section Member 
appointments through June 30, 2017.

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Room 30013, Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Raquel Silva, Office of Latin America 
and the Caribbean, U.S. Department of Commerce, Raquel.Silva@trade.gov, 
telephone: (202) 482-4157.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Commerce and the Director 
of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for 
Economic Policy, together with the Brazilian Minister of Casa Civil and 
the Brazilian Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services co-chair 
the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum, pursuant to the Terms of Reference signed in 
March 2007 by the U.S. and Brazilian governments, as amended, which set 
forth the objectives and structure of the Forum. The Terms of Reference 
may be viewed at: http://www.trade.gov/ceo-forum/. The Forum, 
consisting of both private and public sector members, brings together 
leaders of the respective business communities of the United States and 
Brazil to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to 
strengthen the economic and commercial ties between the two countries. 
The Forum consists of the U.S. and Brazilian Government co-chairs and a 
Committee comprised of private sector members. The Committee is 
composed of two Sections, each consisting of up to twelve members from 
the private sector, representing the views and interests of the private 
sector business community in the United States and Brazil. Each 
government appoints the members to its respective Section. The 
Committee provides joint recommendations to the two governments that 
reflect private sector views, needs and concerns regarding the creation 
of an economic environment in which their respective private sectors 
can partner, thrive and enhance bilateral commercial ties to expand 
trade between the United States and Brazil.
    As stated in the amended Terms of Reference, ``members [of the 
Forum] normally are to serve three-year terms but may be reappointed.'' 
The current U.S. Section Member appointments expire on August 13, 2016. 
The postponement of the most recent scheduled meeting of the United 
States-Brazil CEO Forum has resulted in a need for additional time for 
the current U.S. Section Members to finish on-going work with the 
Brazil Section Members to finalize and present Committee joint 
recommendations to the Government co-chairs. For that reason, the 
Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the National Economic Council 
and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy have decided to 
extend the current U.S. Section Member appointments through June 30, 
2017.

    Dated: July 27, 2016.
Alexander Peacher,
Acting Director for the Office of Latin America & the Caribbean.
[FR Doc. 2016-18338 Filed 8-2-16; 8:45 am]
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