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L. 115–31), notice is hereby given that, on October 30, 2017, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson determined that it is in the national interest to make up to $5.5 million available from the Emergency Reserve Fund to respond to an emerging health threat that poses severe risks to human daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 26 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Dec 08, 2017 Jkt 244001 Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice. The United States Trade Representative has determined the U.S. dollar procurement thresholds to implement certain U.S. trade agreement obligations, as of January 1, 2018, for calendar years 2018 and 2019. DATES: This notice is applicable on January 1, 2018, for calendar years 2018 and 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Pietan, Director of International SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 I. World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Government Procurement A. Central Government Entities listed in U.S. Annex 1: (1) Procurement of goods and services—$180,000; and (2) Procurement of construction services—$6,932,000. B. Sub-Central Government Entities listed in U.S. Annex 2: (1) Procurement of goods and services—$492,000; and (2) Procurement of construction services—$6,932,000. C. Other Entities listed in U.S. Annex 3: (1) Procurement of goods and services—$555,000; and (2) Procurement of construction services—$6,932,000. II. Chapter 15 of the United StatesAustralia Free Trade Agreement BILLING CODE 4710–09–P [FR Doc. 2017–26558 Filed 12–8–17; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: Procurement Policy, at (202) 395–9646 or scott_pietan@ustr.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Executive Order 12260 requires the United States Trade Representative to set the U.S. dollar procurement thresholds for application of Title III of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2511 et seq.). 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 10229]


Determination of Use of Emergency Reserve Fund

SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 7058(c)(1) of the Department of State, 
Foreign Operations, and Related Appropriations Act, 2015 (Div. J, Pub. 
L. 115-31), notice is hereby given that, on October 30, 2017, Secretary 
of State Rex Tillerson determined that it is in the national interest 
to make up to $5.5 million available from the Emergency Reserve Fund to 
respond to an emerging health threat that poses severe risks to human 
health in Madagascar and, if the outbreak spreads beyond Madagascar, in 
any newly affected countries.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allison S. Bybee, U.S. Department of 
State, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20520, (202) 647-3058, 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 7058(c)(1) of the Department of 
State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 
2017 (Div. J, Pub. L. 115-31) provides that:

    Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading ``Global 
Health Programs'', $70,000,000 shall be made available for an 
Emergency Reserve Fund to address emerging health threats, and shall 
remain available until expended: Provided, That such funds shall be 
in addition to funds otherwise available for such purposes, and may 
be transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated by this Act 
under the heading ``International Disaster Assistance'' for the 
purposes of this paragraph: Provided further, That such funds may 
only be made available if the Secretary of State determines and 
reports to the Committees on Appropriations that it is in the 
national interest to respond to an emerging health threat that poses 
severe threats to human health.

Exercising this authority allows funds made available in the Emergency 
Reserve Fund to be used to respond to the ongoing outbreak of plague in 
Madagascar, and in newly affected countries, if the outbreak spreads 
beyond Madagascar.

Jonathan A. Margolis,
Senior Bureau Official, Bureau of Oceans and International 
Environmental and Scientific Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-26601 Filed 12-8-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4710-09-P