Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings; Cancellation, 51400 [2017-24062]

Download as PDF 51400 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 213 / Monday, November 6, 2017 / Notices National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF803 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings; Cancellation National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of cancellation of public meeting. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) has cancelled its 172nd meeting that was scheduled between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time (HST)) and between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. (American Samoa Standard Time (ASST)) on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 and between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. (Marianas Standard Time (MST)) on Thursday, November 16, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The initial notice for this public meeting published in the Federal Register on October 31, 2017 (82 FR 50411). The purpose of the meeting was to consider amendments to the swordfish trip limit for the American Samoa longline fishery. This action will be rescheduled for a later regularly scheduled meeting and announced in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 1, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–24062 Filed 11–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Request for Public Comment on a Commercial Availability Request Under the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA). ACTION: Request for public comments concerning a request for modification of the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement (USMFTA) rules of origin for certain knit apparel made from certain knit fabrics. Pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:48 Nov 03, 2017 Jkt 244001 The Government of the United States received a request from the Government of Morocco on October 10, 2017, on behalf of SALSABILE to initiate consultations under Article 4.3.3 of the USMFTA. The Government of Morocco is requesting that the United States and Morocco (‘‘the Parties’’) consider revising the rules of origin for certain knit apparel to address availability of supply of certain knit fabrics in the territories of the Parties. The President of the United States may proclaim a modification to the USMFTA rules of origin for textile and apparel products after the United States reaches an agreement with the Government of Morocco on a modification under Article 4.3.6 of the USMFTA to address issues of availability of supply of fibers, yarns, or fabrics in the territories of the Parties. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether certain knit fabrics can be supplied by the U.S. domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. DATES: Comments must be submitted by January 5, 2018 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 30003, United States Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Martinich, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482–3588. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Section 203 (j)(2)(B)(i) of the United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (19 U.S.C. 3805 note) (USMFTA Implementation Act); Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended. Background: Article 4.3.3 of the USMFTA provides that, on the request of either Party, the Parties shall consult to consider whether the rules of origin applicable to a particular textile or apparel good should be revised to address issues of availability of supply of fibers, yarns, or fabrics in the territories of the Parties. In the consultations, pursuant to Article 4.3.4 of the USMFTA, each Party shall consider data presented by the other Party that demonstrate substantial production in its territory of a particular fiber, yarn, or fabric. The Parties shall consider that there is substantial production if a Party demonstrates that its domestic producers are capable of supplying commercial quantities of the fiber, yarn, or fabric in a timely manner. The USMFTA Implementation Act provides the President with the authority to proclaim as part of the HTSUS, modifications to the USMFTA SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 rules of origin set out in Annex 4–A of the USMFTA as are necessary to implement an agreement with Morocco under Article 4.3.6 of the USMFTA, subject to the consultation and layover requirements of Section 104 of the USMFTA Implementation Act. See Section 203(j)(2)(B)(i) of the USMFTA Implementation Act. Executive Order 11651 established CITA to supervise the implementation of textile trade agreements and authorizes the Chairman of CITA to take actions or recommend that appropriate officials or agencies of the United States take actions necessary to implement textile trade agreements. 37 FR 4699 (March 4, 1972). The Government of the United States received a request from the Government of Morocco on October 10, 2017, on behalf of SALSABILE, requesting that the United States consider whether the USMFTA rule of origin for certain knit apparel should be modified to allow the use of certain knit fabrics that are not originating under the USMFTA. The fabrics subject to this request, according to the fabric number in the request and organized by specific apparel end-use, are: Knit apparel classified in chapter 61 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS): Fabric 7: Dyed knit fabric of cotton (51–60%), rayon (30–40%), and nylon (4–10%), classified in subheading 6006.22 of the HTSUS. Knit apparel and accessories classified in chapter 61 of the HTSUS, except babies’ socks and booties of heading 6111 and hosiery of heading 6115: Fabric 8: Knit fabric of rayon (50– 84%), polyester (14–49%), and elastomeric (1–10%), classified in subheadings 6004.10, 6005.41, 6005.42, 6005.43, 6005.44, 6006.41, 6006.42, 6006.43, and 6006.44 of the HTSUS; Fabric 9: Knit fabric of polyester (50– 65%), rayon (30–49%), and elastomeric (1–10%), classified in subheadings 6004.10, 6005.36, 6005.37, 6005.38, 6005.39, 6006.31, 6006.32, 6006.33, and 6006.34 of the HTSUS; Fabric 10: Knit fabric of rayon (90– 99%) and elastomeric (1–10%), classified in subheadings 6004.10, 6005.41, 6005.42, 6005.43, 6005.44, 6006.41, 6006.42, 6006.43, and 6006.44 of the HTSUS; Fabric 11: Knit fabric of rayon (51– 84%) and polyester (16–49%), classified in subheadings 6005.41, 6005.42, 6005.43, 6005.44, 6006.41, 6006.42, 6006.43, and 6006.44 of the HTSUS; Fabric 12: Knit fabric of polyester (51– 65%) and rayon (35–49%), classified in subheadings 6005.36, 6005.37, 6005.38, E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 213 (Monday, November 6, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF803


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings; 
Cancellation

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of cancellation of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) has 
cancelled its 172nd meeting that was scheduled between 2 p.m. and 5 
p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time (HST)) and between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. 
(American Samoa Standard Time (ASST)) on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 
and between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. (Marianas Standard Time (MST)) on 
Thursday, November 16, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; 
telephone: (808) 522-8220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The initial notice for this public meeting 
published in the Federal Register on October 31, 2017 (82 FR 50411). 
The purpose of the meeting was to consider amendments to the swordfish 
trip limit for the American Samoa longline fishery. This action will be 
rescheduled for a later regularly scheduled meeting and announced in 
the Federal Register.

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: November 1, 2017.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-24062 Filed 11-3-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P