Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 42278-42279 [2017-18956]

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[FR Doc. 2017–18981 Filed 9–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request 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: Bureau of Industry and Security. Title: Import, End-User, and Delivery Verification Certificates. Form Number(s): N/A. OMB Control Number: 0694–0093. Type of Review: Regular submission. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,618. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,874. Estimated Time per Response: 15 to 30 minutes. Needs and Uses: This collection of information provides the certification of the overseas importer to the U.S. Government that specific commodities will be imported from the U.S. and will not be reexported, except in accordance with U.S. export regulations. 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AGENCY: The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 172 / Thursday, September 7, 2017 / Notices 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 42279 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 8/24/2017 THROUGH 8/31/2017 Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address Dusty Strings Company ......................... 3450 16th Avenue West, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98119. 8/29/2017 Pentz Design Pattern & Foundry, Inc .... 14823 Main Street Northeast, Duvall, WA 98019. 1449 East Algonquin Road, Mount Prospect, IL 60056. 8/28/2017 Perfection Spring & Stamping Corporation. 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. These petitions are received pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act 1974, as amended. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Miriam Kearse, Lead Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–18956 Filed 9–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 2039] mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Reorganization and Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 193 Under Alternative Site Framework; Pinellas County, Florida Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Act provides for ‘‘ * * * the establishment * * * of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:42 Sep 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 8/29/2017 States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the ForeignTrade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones; Whereas, Pinellas County, Florida, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 193, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B–50–2016, docketed August 2, 2016) for authority to reorganize and expand under the ASF with a service area of Pinellas, Hernando and Pasco Counties, Florida, in and adjacent to the St. Petersburg Customs and Border Protection port of entry, FTZ 193’s existing Sites 1, 2 and 3 would be categorized as magnet sites, and the zone would have four initial usage-driven sites (Sites 4, 5, 6 and 7), with Temporary Site 8 maintaining its current designation; Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (81 FR 52401, August 8, 2016) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, Therefore, the Board hereby orders: The application to reorganize and expand FTZ 193 under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone, PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Product(s) The firm manufactures harps and other string instruments, such as dulcimers. The firm manufactures custom precision aluminum castings and molds. The firm manufactures wire forms, springs and other articles of iron and steel. to an ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Sites 2 and 3 if not activated within five years from the month of approval, and to an ASF sunset provision for usagedriven sites that would terminate authority for Sites 4, 5, 6 and 7 if no foreign-status merchandise is admitted for a bona fide customs purpose within three years from the month of approval. Dated: August 25, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/CVD Operations performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement & Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2017–18903 Filed 9–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security [Docket No. 170816771–7771–01] RIN 0694–XC040 Effects of Extending Foreign PolicyBased Export Controls Through 2018 Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. ACTION: Request for comments. AGENCY: The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is seeking public comments on the effect of existing foreign policy-based export controls in the Export Administration Regulations. Section 6 of the Export Administration Act requires BIS to consult with industry on the effect of such controls and to report the results of the consultations to Congress. BIS is conducting the consultations through this request for public comments. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 172 (Thursday, September 7, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42278-42279]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-18956]


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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, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received

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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 8/24/
                                             2017 Through 8/31/2017
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                                                                  Date accepted for
             Firm name                       Firm address            investigation            Product(s)
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Dusty Strings Company..............  3450 16th Avenue West,               8/29/2017  The firm manufactures harps
                                      Suite 200, Seattle, WA                          and other string
                                      98119.                                          instruments, such as
                                                                                      dulcimers.
Pentz Design Pattern & Foundry, Inc  14823 Main Street                    8/28/2017  The firm manufactures
                                      Northeast, Duvall, WA                           custom precision aluminum
                                      98019.                                          castings and molds.
Perfection Spring & Stamping         1449 East Algonquin Road,            8/29/2017  The firm manufactures wire
 Corporation.                         Mount Prospect, IL 60056.                       forms, springs and other
                                                                                      articles of iron and
                                                                                      steel.
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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. 
These petitions are received pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act 
1974, as amended.
    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.

Miriam Kearse,
Lead Program Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2017-18956 Filed 9-6-17; 8:45 am]
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