Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice, 9028 [2018-04364]

Download as PDF 9028 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 42 / Friday, March 2, 2018 / Notices hearing to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register on August 10, 2017 (82 FR 37465). A revised schedule of the Commission’s reviews was published on October 27, 2017 (82 FR 49849). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on January 4, 2018, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)). It completed and filed its determinations in these reviews on February 26, 2018. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4764 (February 2018), entitled Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate from India, Indonesia and Korea: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–388, 389, and 391 and 731–TA– 817, 818, and 821 (Third Review). By order of the Commission. Issued: February 26, 2018. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–04227 Filed 3–1–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–18–012] Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice United States International Trade Commission. TIME AND DATE: March 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Agendas for future meetings: None. 2. Minutes. 3. Ratification List. 4. Vote in Inv. Nos. 701–TA–597 and 731–TA–1407 (Preliminary) (Cast Iron Soil Pipe from China). The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file its determinations on March 12, 2018; views of the Commission are currently scheduled to be completed and filed on March 19, 2018. 5. Outstanding action jackets: None. In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the agenda of the following meeting. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 Mar 01, 2018 Jkt 244001 By order of the Commission. Issued: February 27, 2018. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–04364 Filed 2–28–18; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–503] Earned Import Allowance Program: Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Program for Certain Apparel From the Dominican Republic, Ninth Annual Review United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice of opportunity to provide written comments in connection with the Commission’s ninth annual review. AGENCY: The U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) has announced its schedule, including deadlines for filing written submissions, in connection with preparing a report on its ninth annual review in investigation No. 332–503, Earned Import Allowance Program: Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Program for Certain Apparel from the Dominican Republic, Ninth Annual Review. DATES: April 30, 2018: Deadline for filing written submissions. August 3, 2018: Transmittal of ninth report to House Committee on Ways and Means and Senate Committee on Finance. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC. All written submissions, including statements, and briefs, should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. The public file for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Mary Roop (202–708– 2277 or mary.roop@usitc.gov) for information specific to this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of this investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 202–205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its website (http://www.usitc.gov). Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. Background: Section 404 of the Dominican Republic-Central AmericaUnited States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (DR–CAFTA Act) (19 U.S.C. 4112) required the Secretary of Commerce to establish an Earned Import Allowance Program (EIAP) and directed the Commission to conduct annual reviews of the program to evaluate its effectiveness and make recommendations for improvements. Section 404 of the DR–CAFTA Act authorizes certain apparel articles wholly assembled in an eligible country to enter the United States free of duty if accompanied by a certificate that shows evidence of the purchase of certain U.S. fabric. The term ‘‘eligible country’’ is defined to mean the Dominican Republic. More specifically, the program allows producers (in the Dominican Republic) that purchase a certain quantity of qualifying U.S. fabric to produce certain cotton bottoms in the Dominican Republic to receive a credit that can be used to ship a certain quantity of eligible apparel using thirdcountry fabrics from the Dominican Republic to the United States free of duty. Section 404(d) directs the Commission to conduct an annual review of the program to evaluate the effectiveness of the program and make recommendations for improvements. The Commission is required to submit its reports containing the results of its reviews to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance. Copies of the Commission’s prior reports are available on the Commission’s website at www.usitc.gov, including the eighth annual report, which was published on September 28, 2017 (ITC Publication 4730). The Commission expects to submit its report on its ninth annual review by August 3, 2018. The Commission instituted this investigation pursuant to section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 to facilitate docketing of submissions and also to facilitate public access to Commission records through the Commission’s EDIS electronic records system. The Commission published notice of E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 42 (Friday, March 2, 2018)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-04364]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[USITC SE-18-012]


Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice

Agency Holding the Meeting:  United States International Trade 
Commission.

Time and Date: March 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Place: Room 101, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: 
(202) 205-2000.

Status:  Open to the public.

Matters to be Considered: 
    1. Agendas for future meetings: None.
    2. Minutes.
    3. Ratification List.
    4. Vote in Inv. Nos. 701-TA-597 and 731-TA-1407 (Preliminary) (Cast 
Iron Soil Pipe from China). The Commission is currently scheduled to 
complete and file its determinations on March 12, 2018; views of the 
Commission are currently scheduled to be completed and filed on March 
19, 2018.
    5. Outstanding action jackets: None.
    In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, 
not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the 
agenda of the following meeting.

    By order of the Commission.

     Issued: February 27, 2018.
William R. Bishop,
Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-04364 Filed 2-28-18; 11:15 am]
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