Departmental Management; Performance Review Board Membership; Notice Appointments, 55985-55986 [2017-25525]

Download as PDF 55985 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 226 Monday, November 27, 2017 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES November 21, 2017. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. 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Foreign Agricultural Service Title: Pima Agriculture Cotton Trust Fund. OMB Control Number: 0551–0044. Summary of Collection: Section 12314 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113–79) authorizes distribution out of the Pima Agriculture Cotton Trust Fund in each of calendar years 2014 through 2018, payable to qualifying claimants. Eligible claimants are directed to submit a notarized affidavit, following the statutory procedures specified Section 12314(c) or (d) of the Act. Need and Use of the Information: Distributions out of the Trust Fund is payable to (1) One or more nationally recognized associations established for the promotion of pima cotton for use in textile and apparel goods; (2) yarn spinners of pima cotton that produce ring spun cotton yarns in the United States; and (3) manufacturers who cut and sew cotton shirts in the United States who certify that they used imported cotton fabric during calendar year 2013. Eligible claimants for a distribution from the Pima Cotton Trust Fund are directed to submit a notarized affidavit. The Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) will use the information provided in the affidavits to certify the claimants’ eligibility and to authorize payment from the Pima Cotton Trust Fund. If eligible claimants do not submit an affidavit with the required information they will not be entitled to a distribution from the Pima Cotton Trust Fund. Description of Respondents: Business or other-for-profit. Number of Respondents: 7. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping, Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 14. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Departmental Management; Performance Review Board Membership; Notice Appointments Office of Human Resource Management, Departmental Management, USDA. ACTION: Notice of Performance Review Board appointments. AGENCY: This notice announces the members of the Senior Executive Service (SES) and Senior Level (SL) and Scientific or Professional (ST) Performance Review Board. Agriculture has one PRB that is represented by each Mission Area. The PRB is comprised of a Chairperson and a mix of career and noncareer senior executives that meets annually to review and evaluate performance appraisal documents and provides a written recommendation to the Secretary for final approval of each executive’s performance rating, performance-based pay adjustment, and performance award. DATES: The board membership is applicable beginning on October 24, 2017. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marsha A. Wiggins, Acting Director, Office of Human Resources Management, telephone: (202) 720– 3585, or Terri Meighan, Acting Director, Executive Resources Management Division, telephone: (202) 720–2655. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), the USDA PRB members are named below: Office of the Secretary Adcock, Rebeckah F. and Lyons, Margaret P. Assistant Secretary for Administration Salguero, Francisco; William, Duane Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Lake Scott, Winona M. Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Lipps, Brandon R. Farm Production and Conservation Christensen, Thomas W. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. Food Safety [FR Doc. 2017–25575 Filed 11–24–17; 8:45 am] Marketing and Regulatory Programs Morris, Erin and Shea, A. Kevin BILLING CODE 3410–10–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Rottenberg, Carmen M. Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1 55986 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 226 / Monday, November 27, 2017 / Notices 1568, telephone (202) 720–9452 or email to robin.meigel@wdc.usda.gov. Natural Resources and Environment Jiron, Daniel J.; Millar, Constance I.; and Velasco, Robert Correction Office of Budget and Program Analysis Bice, Donald Office of the Chief Economist Hohenstein, William G. Office of the Chief Financial Officer Moaney, Lynn M. Office of the General Counsel Leland, Arlean and Ricci, Carrie F. Rural Development McLean, Christopher and Primrose, Edna Research Education and Economics Bretting, Peter K.; Hamer Jr., Hubert; Jacobs-Young, Chavonda J.; Liu, Simon Y.; and Mattoo, Autar K. Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs In the Federal Register of October 12, 2017, in FR Doc. 2017–22042, on page 47462, in the first column, the heading ‘‘a. High Poverty Areas (15 Points)’’ should read ‘‘a. High Poverty Areas (10 Points).’’ Also, in the same FR Doc. 2017– 22042, on page 47462, in the first column, under the heading ‘‘a. High Poverty Areas’’ in the first paragraph, the third sentence should begin as follows: ‘‘In support of this USDA initiative, RUS will award 10 priority points for projects that serve communities in counties that are classified as High Poverty or Persistent Poverty by the USDA Economic Research Service . . .’’ Dated: November 20, 2017. Christopher A. McLean, Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2017–25527 Filed 11–24–17; 8:45 am] Hafemeister, Jason T. BILLING CODE P Dated: November 17, 2017. Marsha A. Wiggins, Acting Chief Human Capital Officer. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration BILLING CODE P [A–570–601] DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Announcement of Grant Application Deadlines and Funding Levels for the Assistance to High Energy Cost Rural Communities Grant Program Rural Utilities Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA); correction. AGENCY: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a document in the Federal Register on October 12, 2017 announcing the availability of up to $10 million in fiscal year 2017 (FY17) and application deadlines for competitive grants to assist communities with extremely high energy costs. The priority points to be awarded for projects serving communities identified as high poverty communities is 10 points. This notice is to correct inconsistencies on this matter in the NOSA that was published on October 12th. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin Meigel, USDA—Rural Utilities Service, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Stop 1568, Washington, DC 20250– 16:59 Nov 24, 2017 Jkt 244001 Background In June 2017, the Department received multiple timely requests to conduct an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on TRBs from the PRC. Based upon these requests, on August 1, 2017, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department published a notice of initiation of an administrative review covering the period June 1, 2016, through May 31, 2017, with respect to 24 companies.1 On September 13, 2017, CPZ/SKF and SGBC withdrew their requests for an administrative review. On September 13, 2017, and October 30, 2017, The Timken Company (the petitioner) withdrew its requests for an administrative review on SGBC, Wanxiang, and New Torch. Partial Rescission [FR Doc. 2017–25525 Filed 11–24–17; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4987 or (202) 482–6274, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission, in Part, of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016– 2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, United States Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On August 1, 2017, the Department of Commerce (Department) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished (TRBs) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for 24 companies. Based on timely withdrawal of requests for review, we are now rescinding this administrative review with respect to four of these companies, Changshan Peer Bearing Co., Ltd. (CPZ/ SKF), Hubei New Torch Science & Technology Co Ltd (New Torch), Shanghai General Bearing Co., Ltd (SGBC), and Wanxiang Group Corp (Wanxiang). AGENCY: DATES: Assessment The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. For the companies for which this review is rescinded, antidumping duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated antidumping duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment Applicable November 27, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Medley or Whitley Herndon, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, PO 00000 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Department will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party who requested the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. CPZ/ SKF and SGBC timely withdrew their requests for an administrative review of themselves. The petitioner timely withdrew its requests for review concerning SGBC, Wanxiang, and New Torch. No other party requested a review of these four companies. Accordingly, we are rescinding this review, in part, with respect to these companies, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1). Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 35749 (August 1, 2017). See also Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 42974, 42981 (September 13, 2017). E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 226 (Monday, November 27, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55985-55986]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-25525]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Departmental Management; Performance Review Board Membership; 
Notice Appointments

AGENCY: Office of Human Resource Management, Departmental Management, 
USDA.

ACTION: Notice of Performance Review Board appointments.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the members of the Senior Executive 
Service (SES) and Senior Level (SL) and Scientific or Professional (ST) 
Performance Review Board. Agriculture has one PRB that is represented 
by each Mission Area. The PRB is comprised of a Chairperson and a mix 
of career and noncareer senior executives that meets annually to review 
and evaluate performance appraisal documents and provides a written 
recommendation to the Secretary for final approval of each executive's 
performance rating, performance-based pay adjustment, and performance 
award.

DATES: The board membership is applicable beginning on October 24, 
2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marsha A. Wiggins, Acting Director, 
Office of Human Resources Management, telephone: (202) 720-3585, or 
Terri Meighan, Acting Director, Executive Resources Management 
Division, telephone: (202) 720-2655.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), the 
USDA PRB members are named below:

Office of the Secretary

    Adcock, Rebeckah F. and Lyons, Margaret P.

Assistant Secretary for Administration

    Salguero, Francisco; William, Duane

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

    Lake Scott, Winona M.

Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services

    Lipps, Brandon R.

Farm Production and Conservation

    Christensen, Thomas W.

Food Safety

    Rottenberg, Carmen M.

Marketing and Regulatory Programs

    Morris, Erin and Shea, A. Kevin

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Natural Resources and Environment

    Jiron, Daniel J.; Millar, Constance I.; and Velasco, Robert

Office of Budget and Program Analysis

    Bice, Donald

Office of the Chief Economist

    Hohenstein, William G.

Office of the Chief Financial Officer

    Moaney, Lynn M.

Office of the General Counsel

    Leland, Arlean and Ricci, Carrie F.

Rural Development

    McLean, Christopher and Primrose, Edna

Research Education and Economics

    Bretting, Peter K.; Hamer Jr., Hubert; Jacobs-Young, Chavonda J.; 
Liu, Simon Y.; and Mattoo, Autar K.

Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs

    Hafemeister, Jason T.

    Dated: November 17, 2017.
Marsha A. Wiggins,
Acting Chief Human Capital Officer.
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