Corporation for Travel Promotion Board of Directors, 52385-52386 [2018-22580]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 201 / Wednesday, October 17, 2018 / Notices Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4987. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 3, 2017, Commerce initiated, and the ITC instituted, the fourth sunset review of the antidumping duty order on TRBs from the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).1 As a result of its review, Commerce determined that revocation of the antidumping duty order on TRBs from China would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and, therefore, notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail should the order be revoked.2 On September 28, 2018, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the antidumping duty order on TRBs from China would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.3 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Order The products covered by the order are tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished, from China; flange, take up cartridge, and hanger units incorporating tapered roller bearings; and tapered roller housings (except pillow blocks) incorporating tapered rollers, with or without spindles, whether or not for automotive use. These products are currently classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) item numbers 8482.20.00, 8482.91.00.50, 8482.99.15, 8482.99.45, 8483.20.40, 8483.20.80, 8483.30.80, 8483.90.20, 8483.90.30, 8483.90.80, 8708.99.80.15 4 and 8708.99.80.80.5 Although the HTSUS item numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the 1 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Review, 82 FR 30844 (July 3, 2017) (Sunset Initiation) and Tapered Roller Bearings from China; Institution of a Five-Year Review, 82 FR 30898 (July 3, 2017). 2 See Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 82 FR 51389 (November 6, 2017). 3 See Tapered Roller Bearings from China: Investigation No. 731–TA–344 (Fourth Review), USITC Publication 4824 (September 2018), and Tapered Roller Bearings from China, 83 FR 49125 (September 28, 2018). 4 Effective January 1, 2007, the HTSUS subheading 8708.99.8015 is renumbered as 8708.99.8115. See ITC publication entitled, ‘‘Modifications to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States Under Section 1206 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988,’’ USITC Publication 3898 (December 2006) found at www.usitc.gov. 5 Effective January 1, 2007, the HTSUS subheading 8708.99.8080 is renumbered as 8708.99.8180. Id. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:46 Oct 16, 2018 Jkt 247001 52385 scope of the order and this review is dispositive.6 pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Continuation of the Order As a result of these determinations by Commerce and the ITC that revocation of the antidumping duty order on TRBs would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, Commerce hereby orders the continuation of the antidumping duty order on TRBs from China. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect antidumping duty cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation of the order will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, Commerce intends to initiate the next five-year review of the order not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of continuation. Dated: September 28, 2018. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return/destruction or conversion to judicial protective order of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Failure to comply is a violation of the APO which may be subject to sanctions. This five-year sunset review and this notice are in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published 6 Subsequent to the issuance of the order, Commerce has issued numerous scope rulings. See Memorandum entitled ‘‘Tapered Roller Bearings from the People’s Republic of China: Final Scope Ruling on Blackstone OTR LLC and OTR Wheel Engineering, Inc.’s Wheel Hub Assemblies and TRBs,’’ dated February 7, 2011 (finding Blackstone OTR LLC and OTR Wheel Engineering, Inc.’s wheel hub assemblies are within the scope of the order); Memorandum entitled, ‘‘Tapered Roller Bearings from the People’s Republic of China: Final Scope Ruling on New Trend Engineering Ltd.’s Wheel Hub Assemblies,’’ dated April 18, 2011 (finding New Trend Engineering Limited’s splined and nonsplined wheel hub assemblies without antilock braking system (ABS) elements are included in the scope of the order and its wheel hub assemblies with ABS elements are also included in the scope of the order); Memorandum entitled ‘‘Tapered Roller Bearings from the People’s Republic of China Final Scope Determination on Bosda’s Wheel Hub Assemblies,’’ dated June 14, 2011 (finding Bosda International (USA) LLC’s wheel hub assemblies are within the scope of the order); and Memorandum entitled ‘‘Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, finished and Unfinished, from the People’s Republic of China—Final Scope Determination on DF Machinery’s Agricultural Hub Units,’’ dated August 3, 2011 (finding DF Machinery International, Inc.’s agricultural hub units are included in the scope of the order). PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2018–22579 Filed 10–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Corporation for Travel Promotion Board of Directors International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Applications for membership. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce is again seeking applications from travel and tourism leaders from specific industries for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel Promotion (doing business as Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide the Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion of the United States as a travel destination and communication of travel facilitation issues, among other tasks. On July 19, 2018, the Department published in the Federal Register a ‘‘Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion’’ (83 FR 34112), announcing membership opportunities on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The application period closed on August 17, 2018. The Department is now reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. This notice supplements the notice of July 19, 2018. Interested parties who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not need to re-apply. DATES: All applications must be received by the National Travel and Tourism Office by close of business on Friday, October 26, 2018. ADDRESSES: Please submit application information by email to CTPBoard@ trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Heizer, National Travel and Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, MS10003, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–0140; email: CTPBoard@trade.gov. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1 52386 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 201 / Wednesday, October 17, 2018 / Notices The Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) was signed into law on March 4, 2010 and was amended in July 2010 and December 2014. The TPA established the Corporation for Travel Promotion (the Corporation), as a non-profit corporation charged with the development and execution of a plan to (A) provide useful information to those interested in traveling to the United States; (B) identify and address perceptions regarding U.S. entry policies; (C) maximize economic and diplomatic benefits of travel to the United States through the use of various promotional tools; (D) ensure that international travel benefits all States and the District of Columbia, and (E) identify opportunities to promote tourism to rural and urban areas equally, including areas not traditionally visited by international travelers. The Corporation is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of 11 members with knowledge of international travel promotion or marketing, broadly representing various regions of the United States. The TPA directs the Secretary of Commerce (after consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State) to appoint the Board of Directors for the Corporation. On July 19, 2018, the Department published in the Federal Register a ‘‘Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion’’ (83 FR 34112), announcing membership opportunities on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The application period closed on August 17, 2018. The Department is now reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. This notice supplements the notice of July 19, 2018. Interested parties who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not need to re-apply. At this time, the Department will be selecting four individuals with the appropriate expertise and experience from specific sectors of the travel and tourism industry to serve on the Board as follows: (A) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the hotel accommodations sector; (B) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an official of a city convention and visitors’ bureau; (C) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the restaurant sector; and daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:46 Oct 16, 2018 Jkt 247001 (D) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an official of a state tourism office. To be eligible for Board membership, individuals must have international travel and tourism marketing experience, be a current or former chief executive officer, chief financial officer, or chief marketing officer or have held an equivalent management position. Additional consideration will be given to individuals who have experience working in U.S. multinational entities with marketing budgets, and/or who are audit committee financial experts as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission (in accordance with 15 U.S.C. 7265). Individuals must be U.S. citizens, and in addition, cannot be federally registered lobbyists or registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Those selected for the Board must be able to meet the time and effort commitments of the Board. Board members serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce (who may remove any member of the Board for good cause). The terms of office of each member of the Board appointed by the Secretary shall be three (3) years. Board members can serve a maximum of two consecutive full three-year terms. Board members are not considered Federal government employees by virtue of their service as a member of the Board and will receive no compensation from the Federal government for their participation in Board activities. Members participating in Board meetings and events may be paid actual travel expenses and per diem by the Corporation when away from their usual places of residence. Individuals who want to be considered for appointment to the Board should submit the following information by the Friday, October 26, 2018 deadline to the address listed in the ADDRESSES section above: 1. Name, title, and personal resume of the individual requesting consideration, including address, email address and phone number. 2. A brief statement of why the person should be considered for appointment to the Board. This statement should also address the individual’s relevant international travel and tourism marketing experience and audit committee financial expertise, if any, and indicate clearly the sector or sectors enumerated above in which the individual has the requisite expertise and experience. Individuals who have the requisite expertise and experience in more than one sector can be appointed for only one of those sectors. Appointments of members to the Board PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 will be made by the Secretary of Commerce. 3. An affirmative statement that the applicant is a U.S. citizen and further, is not required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Dated: October 12, 2018. Julie P. Heizer, Deputy Director, National Travel and Tourism Office. [FR Doc. 2018–22580 Filed 10–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–092] Mattresses From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-FairValue Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable October 9, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Bailey or Lilit Astvatsatrian at (202) 482–0193 or (202) 482–6412, respectively; AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: The Petition On September 18, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) received an antidumping duty (AD) Petition concerning imports of mattresses from the People’s Republic of China (China), filed in proper form on behalf of Corsicana Mattress Company, Elite Comfort Solutions, Future Foam Inc., FXI, Inc., Innocor, Inc., Kolcraft Enterprises Inc., Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC, and Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (the petitioners).1 On September 25, 2018, October 2, and October 5, 2018, the petitioners filed responses to a supplemental questionnaire issued by Commerce and a request for revisions to their surrogate financial ratio calculation and scope, respectively.2 1 See the petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Mattresses from the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Petition,’’ dated September 18, 2018 (the Petition). 2 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Petition for the Imposition of Antidumping Duties on Imports of Mattresses from the People’s Republic of China: Supplemental Questions,’’ dated September 21, 2018; the petitioner’s letter, ‘‘Mattresses from the E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 201 (Wednesday, October 17, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52385-52386]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Corporation for Travel Promotion Board of Directors

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Applications for membership.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is again seeking applications from 
travel and tourism leaders from specific industries for membership on 
the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel Promotion 
(doing business as Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide the 
Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion 
of the United States as a travel destination and communication of 
travel facilitation issues, among other tasks. On July 19, 2018, the 
Department published in the Federal Register a ``Notice of an 
opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for 
membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel 
Promotion'' (83 FR 34112), announcing membership opportunities on the 
Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The 
application period closed on August 17, 2018. The Department is now 
reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. 
This notice supplements the notice of July 19, 2018. Interested parties 
who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do 
not need to re-apply.

DATES: All applications must be received by the National Travel and 
Tourism Office by close of business on Friday, October 26, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Please submit application information by email to 
[email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Heizer, National Travel and 
Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, MS10003, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202-482-0140; email: 
[email protected].

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) was 
signed into law on March 4, 2010 and was amended in July 2010 and 
December 2014. The TPA established the Corporation for Travel Promotion 
(the Corporation), as a non-profit corporation charged with the 
development and execution of a plan to (A) provide useful information 
to those interested in traveling to the United States; (B) identify and 
address perceptions regarding U.S. entry policies; (C) maximize 
economic and diplomatic benefits of travel to the United States through 
the use of various promotional tools; (D) ensure that international 
travel benefits all States and the District of Columbia, and (E) 
identify opportunities to promote tourism to rural and urban areas 
equally, including areas not traditionally visited by international 
travelers.
    The Corporation is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of 
11 members with knowledge of international travel promotion or 
marketing, broadly representing various regions of the United States. 
The TPA directs the Secretary of Commerce (after consultation with the 
Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State) to appoint 
the Board of Directors for the Corporation.
    On July 19, 2018, the Department published in the Federal Register 
a ``Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to 
apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for 
Travel Promotion'' (83 FR 34112), announcing membership opportunities 
on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The 
application period closed on August 17, 2018. The Department is now 
reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. 
This notice supplements the notice of July 19, 2018. Interested parties 
who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do 
not need to re-apply.
    At this time, the Department will be selecting four individuals 
with the appropriate expertise and experience from specific sectors of 
the travel and tourism industry to serve on the Board as follows:
    (A) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the hotel 
accommodations sector;
    (B) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an 
official of a city convention and visitors' bureau;
    (C) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the 
restaurant sector; and
    (D) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an 
official of a state tourism office.
    To be eligible for Board membership, individuals must have 
international travel and tourism marketing experience, be a current or 
former chief executive officer, chief financial officer, or chief 
marketing officer or have held an equivalent management position. 
Additional consideration will be given to individuals who have 
experience working in U.S. multinational entities with marketing 
budgets, and/or who are audit committee financial experts as defined by 
the Securities and Exchange Commission (in accordance with 15 U.S.C. 
7265). Individuals must be U.S. citizens, and in addition, cannot be 
federally registered lobbyists or registered as a foreign agent under 
the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Those selected 
for the Board must be able to meet the time and effort commitments of 
the Board.
    Board members serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce 
(who may remove any member of the Board for good cause). The terms of 
office of each member of the Board appointed by the Secretary shall be 
three (3) years. Board members can serve a maximum of two consecutive 
full three-year terms. Board members are not considered Federal 
government employees by virtue of their service as a member of the 
Board and will receive no compensation from the Federal government for 
their participation in Board activities. Members participating in Board 
meetings and events may be paid actual travel expenses and per diem by 
the Corporation when away from their usual places of residence.
    Individuals who want to be considered for appointment to the Board 
should submit the following information by the Friday, October 26, 2018 
deadline to the address listed in the ADDRESSES section above:
    1. Name, title, and personal resume of the individual requesting 
consideration, including address, email address and phone number.
    2. A brief statement of why the person should be considered for 
appointment to the Board. This statement should also address the 
individual's relevant international travel and tourism marketing 
experience and audit committee financial expertise, if any, and 
indicate clearly the sector or sectors enumerated above in which the 
individual has the requisite expertise and experience. Individuals who 
have the requisite expertise and experience in more than one sector can 
be appointed for only one of those sectors. Appointments of members to 
the Board will be made by the Secretary of Commerce.
    3. An affirmative statement that the applicant is a U.S. citizen 
and further, is not required to register as a foreign agent under the 
Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended.

    Dated: October 12, 2018.
Julie P. Heizer,
Deputy Director, National Travel and Tourism Office.
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