American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act: Effects of Temporary Duty Suspensions and Reductions on the U.S. Economy Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; and MTB Effects Questionnaire, 48333-48334 [2018-20657]

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Authority: This investigation is being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.12 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: September 18, 2018. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–20655 Filed 9–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–565] American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act: Effects of Temporary Duty Suspensions and Reductions on the U.S. Economy Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; and MTB Effects Questionnaire United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) hereby gives notice that it plans to submit a request for approval of a questionnaire to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and requests public comment on its draft proposed collection. DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on or before November 23, 2018. ADDRESSES: The project leader for this investigation is Kimberlie Freund. Please direct all written comments to mtbeffects@usitc.gov or via U.S. mail at U.S. International Trade Commission, amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Sep 21, 2018 Jkt 244001 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Additional Information: Copies of the draft questionnaire and other supplementary documents may be downloaded from the USITC website at https://www.usitc.gov/MTBEffects. For any questions about this notice, email mtbeffects@usitc.gov or call the project leader for this investigation, Kimberlie Freund (202–708–5402). Hearingimpaired 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). Purpose of Information Collection: The information requested by the questionnaire is for use by the Commission in connection with preparing the report required by section 4 of the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (AMCA), 19 U.S.C. 1332 note. The Commission is instituting Investigation No. 332–565, American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act: Effects of Temporary Duty Suspensions and Reductions on the U.S. Economy, for the purpose of preparing this report. Section 4 of the AMCA requires the Commission, upon enactment of a miscellaneous tariff bill, to prepare and submit to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance (hereinafter Committees) a report on the effects on the U.S. economy of duty suspensions and reductions enacted pursuant to the AMCA, including a broad assessment of the economic effects of such duty suspensions and reductions on producers, purchasers, and consumers in the United States, using case studies describing such effects on selected industries or by type of article as available data permit. The AMCA also requires the Commission to solicit and append to the report recommendations with respect to those domestic industry sectors or specific domestic industries that might benefit from permanent duty suspensions and reductions, either through a unilateral action of the United States or through negotiations for reciprocal tariff agreements, with a particular focus on inequities created by tariff inversions. As part of any such assessment, the Commission intends to survey U.S. firms that have successfully petitioned for duty suspensions and reductions and those commenting on their petitions about the effects of these duty suspensions and reductions on U.S. firms. The AMCA requires the Commission to submit its report 12 PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48333 months after enactment of a miscellaneous tariff bill. Summary of Proposal (1) Number of forms submitted: 1. (2) Title of form: American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act: Effects of Temporary Duty Suspensions and Reductions on the U.S. Economy. (3) Type of request: New. (4) Frequency of use: Industry questionnaire, single data gathering. (5) Description of respondents: Members of the public who filed petitions with respect to products that are the subject of a miscellaneous tariff bill, as well as members of the public who commented on the petitions filed. (6) Estimated number of respondents: 750. (7) Estimated total number of hours to complete the questionnaire per respondent: 2 hours. (8) Information obtained from the questionnaire that qualifies as confidential business information will be so treated by the Commission and not disclosed in a manner that would reveal the individual operations of a firm. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract Section 4 of the AMCA directs the Commission to submit to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance ‘‘a report on the effects on the United States economy of duty suspensions and reductions enacted pursuant to this Act including a broad assessment of the economic effects of such duty suspensions and reductions on producers, purchasers and consumers in the United States using case studies describing such effects on selected industries or by type of article as available data permit.’’ The AMCA also directs the Commission to solicit and include in the report ‘‘recommendations with respect to those domestic industry sectors or specific domestic industries that might benefit from permanent duty suspensions and reductions, either through a unilateral action of the United States or [through] negotiations for reciprocal tariff agreements, with a particular focus on inequities created by tariff inversions.’’ The questionnaire will collect information in response to these elements. II. Method of Collection Respondents will be mailed a letter with a link and individual code for accessing the online form. Respondents may also request a fillable form. Once the online form is complete, respondents will be directed to submit the form by selecting a submit button. E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 48334 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 185 / Monday, September 24, 2018 / Notices When respondents complete a fillable form, they may submit it by uploading it to a secure webserver, emailing it to the study team at mtbeffects@usitc.gov, faxing it, or mailing a hard copy to the Commission. III. Request for Comments they will also become a matter of public record. By order of the Commission. Issued: September 18, 2018. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA–392] Bulk Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Application: Halo Pharmaceutical, Inc. ACTION: The Attorney General has delegated his authority under the Controlled Substances Act to the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), 28 CFR 0.100(b). Authority to exercise all necessary functions with respect to the promulgation and implementation of 21 CFR part 1301, incident to the registration of manufacturers, distributors, dispensers, importers, and exporters of controlled substances (other than final orders in connection with suspension, denial, or revocation of registration) has been redelegated to the Assistant Administrator of the DEA Diversion Control Division (‘‘Assistant Administrator’’) pursuant to section 7 of 28 CFR part 0, appendix to subpart R. In accordance with 21 CFR 1301.33(a), this is notice that on July 18, 2018, Halo Pharmaceutical, Inc., 30 North Jefferson Road, Whippany, New Jersey 07981–1030 applied to be registered as a bulk manufacturer of the following basic classes of controlled substances: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2018–20657 Filed 9–21–18; 8:45 am] Comments are invited on (1) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The draft questionnaire and other supplementary documents may be downloaded from the USITC website at https://www.usitc.gov/MTBEffects. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. Notice of application. Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration on or before November 23, 2018. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 DATES: Controlled substance Drug code Dihydromorphine ............................................................................................................................................................. Hydromorphone ............................................................................................................................................................... The company plans to manufacture Hydromorphone (9150) for distribution to its customers. Dihydromorphine (9145) as an intermediate in the manufacture of Hydromorphone and is not for commercial distribution. Dated: September 14, 2018. John J. Martin, Assistant Administrator. [FR Doc. 2018–20701 Filed 9–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA–392] Bulk Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Application: AMPAC Fine Chemicals Virginia, LLC amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 The Attorney General has delegated his authority under the Controlled Substances Act to the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), 28 CFR 0.100(b). Authority to exercise all necessary functions with respect to the promulgation and implementation of 21 CFR part 1301, incident to the registration of manufacturers, distributors, dispensers, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ACTION: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration on or before November 23, 2018. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. DATES: Notice of application. Drug code Phenylacetone ................................................................................................................................................................. 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In accordance with 21 CFR 1301.33(a), this is notice that on April 19, 2018, AMPAC Fine Chemicals Virginia, LLC, 2820 North Normandy Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23805–2380 applied to be registered as a bulk manufacturer of the following basic classes of controlled substances: Controlled substance VerDate Sep<11>2014 9145 9150 Schedule E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 8501 9300 9333 9668 Schedule II II II II

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-565]


American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act: Effects of Temporary 
Duty Suspensions and Reductions on the U.S. Economy Proposed 
Information Collection; Comment Request; and MTB Effects Questionnaire

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) 
hereby gives notice that it plans to submit a request for approval of a 
questionnaire to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review 
and requests public comment on its draft proposed collection.

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on 
or before November 23, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The project leader for this investigation is Kimberlie 
Freund. Please direct all written comments to [email protected] or 
via U.S. mail at U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20436.
    Additional Information: Copies of the draft questionnaire and other 
supplementary documents may be downloaded from the USITC website at 
https://www.usitc.gov/MTBEffects. For any questions about this notice, 
email [email protected] or call the project leader for this 
investigation, Kimberlie Freund (202-708-5402). 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).
    Purpose of Information Collection: The information requested by the 
questionnaire is for use by the Commission in connection with preparing 
the report required by section 4 of the American Manufacturing 
Competitiveness Act of 2016 (AMCA), 19 U.S.C. 1332 note. The Commission 
is instituting Investigation No. 332-565, American Manufacturing 
Competitiveness Act: Effects of Temporary Duty Suspensions and 
Reductions on the U.S. Economy, for the purpose of preparing this 
report. Section 4 of the AMCA requires the Commission, upon enactment 
of a miscellaneous tariff bill, to prepare and submit to the House 
Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance 
(hereinafter Committees) a report on the effects on the U.S. economy of 
duty suspensions and reductions enacted pursuant to the AMCA, including 
a broad assessment of the economic effects of such duty suspensions and 
reductions on producers, purchasers, and consumers in the United 
States, using case studies describing such effects on selected 
industries or by type of article as available data permit. The AMCA 
also requires the Commission to solicit and append to the report 
recommendations with respect to those domestic industry sectors or 
specific domestic industries that might benefit from permanent duty 
suspensions and reductions, either through a unilateral action of the 
United States or through negotiations for reciprocal tariff agreements, 
with a particular focus on inequities created by tariff inversions. As 
part of any such assessment, the Commission intends to survey U.S. 
firms that have successfully petitioned for duty suspensions and 
reductions and those commenting on their petitions about the effects of 
these duty suspensions and reductions on U.S. firms. The AMCA requires 
the Commission to submit its report 12 months after enactment of a 
miscellaneous tariff bill.

Summary of Proposal

    (1) Number of forms submitted: 1.
    (2) Title of form: American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act: 
Effects of Temporary Duty Suspensions and Reductions on the U.S. 
Economy.
    (3) Type of request: New.
    (4) Frequency of use: Industry questionnaire, single data 
gathering.
    (5) Description of respondents: Members of the public who filed 
petitions with respect to products that are the subject of a 
miscellaneous tariff bill, as well as members of the public who 
commented on the petitions filed.
    (6) Estimated number of respondents: 750.
    (7) Estimated total number of hours to complete the questionnaire 
per respondent: 2 hours.
    (8) Information obtained from the questionnaire that qualifies as 
confidential business information will be so treated by the Commission 
and not disclosed in a manner that would reveal the individual 
operations of a firm.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    Section 4 of the AMCA directs the Commission to submit to the House 
Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance ``a 
report on the effects on the United States economy of duty suspensions 
and reductions enacted pursuant to this Act including a broad 
assessment of the economic effects of such duty suspensions and 
reductions on producers, purchasers and consumers in the United States 
using case studies describing such effects on selected industries or by 
type of article as available data permit.'' The AMCA also directs the 
Commission to solicit and include in the report ``recommendations with 
respect to those domestic industry sectors or specific domestic 
industries that might benefit from permanent duty suspensions and 
reductions, either through a unilateral action of the United States or 
[through] negotiations for reciprocal tariff agreements, with a 
particular focus on inequities created by tariff inversions.'' The 
questionnaire will collect information in response to these elements.

II. Method of Collection

    Respondents will be mailed a letter with a link and individual code 
for accessing the online form. Respondents may also request a fillable 
form. Once the online form is complete, respondents will be directed to 
submit the form by selecting a submit button.

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When respondents complete a fillable form, they may submit it by 
uploading it to a secure webserver, emailing it to the study team at 
[email protected], faxing it, or mailing a hard copy to the 
Commission.

III. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on (1) whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of 
the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    The draft questionnaire and other supplementary documents may be 
downloaded from the USITC website at https://www.usitc.gov/MTBEffects.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they will also become a matter of public record.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: September 18, 2018.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-20657 Filed 9-21-18; 8:45 am]
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