American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act: Effects of Duty Suspensions and Reductions on the U.S. Economy; Submission of Questionnaire for OMB Review, 60894-60895 [2018-25725]

Download as PDF 60894 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 27, 2018 / Notices River, and the gathering of specific information concerning these wells. Title of Collection: Lower Colorado River Well Inventory. OMB Control Number: 1006–0014. Form Number: Form LC–25. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Well and river-pump owners and operators along the lower Colorado River in Arizona, California, and Nevada. Each diverter (including well pumpers) must be identified and their diversion locations and water use determined. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 150. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 150. Estimated Completion Time per Response: An average of 20 minutes is required to interview individual well and river-pump owners or operators. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 50 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: These data are collected only once for each well or river-pump owner or operator as long as changes in water use, or other changes that would impact contractual or administrative requirements, are not made. A respondent may request that the data for its well or river pump be updated after the initial inventory. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: 0. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq). Dated: November 1, 2018. Terrance J. Fulp, Regional Director, Lower Colorado Region. BILLING CODE 4332–90–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–18–054] amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice United States International Trade Commission. TIME AND DATE: November 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Nov 26, 2018 Jkt 247001 Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Agendas for future meetings: None. 2. Minutes. 3. Ratification List. 4. Vote on Inv. Nos. 701–TA–612–613 and 731–TA–1429–1430 (Preliminary) (Polyester Textured Yarn from China and India). The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file its determinations on December 3, 2018; views of the Commission are currently scheduled to be completed and filed on December 10, 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: November 23, 2018. William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–25921 Filed 11–23–18; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–565] American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act: Effects of Duty Suspensions and Reductions on the U.S. Economy; Submission of Questionnaire for OMB Review United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice of submission of request for approval of a questionnaire to the Office of Management and Budget. This notice is being given pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2018–25859 Filed 11–26–18; 8:45 am] AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: STATUS: Purpose of Information Collection: The information requested by the questionnaire is for use by the Commission in connection with investigation No. 332–565, American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act: Effects of Duty Suspensions and Reductions on the U.S. Economy. Section 4 of the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act (AMCA) (19 U.S.C. 1332 note) requires the Commission to submit a report to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance on the effects on the U.S. economy of duty suspensions and reductions enacted under the AMCA, including the effects on U.S. producers, purchasers, and consumers. The PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commission instituted the investigation under section 332 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332) to prepare the report, to facilitate the filing of public comments and public review of those comments, and to include the report in an existing Commission report series. The Commission expects to deliver its report to the Committees by September 13, 2019. 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, scheduled for January 2019. (5) Description of respondents: Firms that successfully petitioned for temporary duty suspensions or reductions and firms that commented on these petitions through the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Petition System. (6) Estimated number of questionnaires to be mailed: 400. (7) Estimated total number of hours to complete the questionnaire per respondent: 4 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. Additional Information or Comment: Project leadership for this study includes Kimberlie Freund (project leader) and Samantha DeCarlo and Maureen Letostak (deputy project leaders). Copies of the questionnaire and supporting documents may be obtained from the project leaders by phone at 202–205–3342 or 202–205– 3225 or by email at mtbeffects@ usitc.gov. Comments about the proposal should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Room 10102 (Docket Library), Washington, DC 20503, ATTENTION: Docket Librarian. All comments should be specific, indicating which part of the questionnaire is objectionable, describing the concern in detail, and including specific suggested revisions or language changes. Copies of any comments should be provided to Jason Mohler, Interim Chief Information Officer, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, who is the Commission’s designated Senior Official under the Paperwork Reduction Act. E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 27, 2018 / Notices General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet address (https:// www.usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Secretary at 202–205–2000. By order of the Commission. Dated: Issued: November 20, 2018. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–25725 Filed 11–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Cartridges for Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Components Thereof, DN 3354; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant’s filing pursuant to the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Nov 26, 2018 Jkt 247001 obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to § 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure filed on behalf of Juul Labs, Inc., on November 20, 2018. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1337) in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain cartridges for electronic nicotine delivery systems and components thereof. The complaint names as respondents: DripTip Vapes LLC of Plantation, FL; The Electric Tobacconist, LLC of Boulder, CO; Fuma Vapor, Inc. of Des Plaines, IL; Lan & Mike International Trading, Inc. of Torrance, CA; Lizard Juice, LLC of Largo, FL; Maduro Distributors, Inc. of Maplewood, MN; MistHub, LLC of Buffalo Grove, IL; Noah Duvberg of Daytona Beach, FL; ParallelDirect LLC of Lincolnshire, IL; Saddam Aburoumi of Manchester, CT; Sarvasva LLC of Maple Shade, NJ; Shenzhen Haka Flavor Technology Co., Ltd. of China; Shenzhen OCIGA Technology Co., Ltd. of China; Shenzhen OVNS Technology Co., Ltd. of China; Shenzhen Yibo Technology Co., Ltd. of China; Twist Vapor Franchising, LLC of Tampa, FL; United Wholesale LLC of Glastonbury, CT; Vape4U LLC of Montclair, CA; Vaperz LLC of Frankfort, IL; Vaportronix, LLC of Aventura, FL; Vapor 4 Life Holdings, Inc. of Northbrook, IL; The ZFO of Spencerport, NY; Zipp Lab Co. Ltd. of China; and Ziip Lab S.A. of Uruguay. The complainant requests that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders and impose a bond during the 60-day review period pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337(j). Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments, not to exceed five (5) pages in length, inclusive of attachments, on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or § 210.8(b) filing. Comments should address whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the complainant in this investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60895 (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the requested remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the requested remedial orders; (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the requested exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United States consumers. Written submissions on the public interest must be filed no later than by close of business, eight calendar days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Any written submissions on other issues should be filed no later than by close of business nine calendar days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Complainant may file a reply to any written submission no later than the date on which complainant’s reply would be due under § 210.8(c)(2) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(c)(2)). Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above and submit 8 true paper copies to the Office of the Secretary by noon the next day pursuant to § 210.4(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the docket number (‘‘Docket No. 3354) in a prominent place on the cover page and/ or the first page. (See Handbook for Electonic Filing Procedures, Electronic Filing Procedures).1 Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000). Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be 1 Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures: https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_ filing_procedures.pdf. E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-565]


American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act: Effects of Duty 
Suspensions and Reductions on the U.S. Economy; Submission of 
Questionnaire for OMB Review

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice of submission of request for approval of a questionnaire 
to the Office of Management and Budget. This notice is being given 
pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Purpose of Information Collection: The information requested by the 
questionnaire is for use by the Commission in connection with 
investigation No. 332-565, American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act: 
Effects of Duty Suspensions and Reductions on the U.S. Economy. Section 
4 of the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act (AMCA) (19 U.S.C. 
1332 note) requires the Commission to submit a report to the House 
Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance on the 
effects on the U.S. economy of duty suspensions and reductions enacted 
under the AMCA, including the effects on U.S. producers, purchasers, 
and consumers. The Commission instituted the investigation under 
section 332 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332) to prepare the 
report, to facilitate the filing of public comments and public review 
of those comments, and to include the report in an existing Commission 
report series. The Commission expects to deliver its report to the 
Committees by September 13, 2019.

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, scheduled for January 2019.
    (5) Description of respondents: Firms that successfully petitioned 
for temporary duty suspensions or reductions and firms that commented 
on these petitions through the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Petition 
System.
    (6) Estimated number of questionnaires to be mailed: 400.
    (7) Estimated total number of hours to complete the questionnaire 
per respondent: 4 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.
    Additional Information or Comment: Project leadership for this 
study includes Kimberlie Freund (project leader) and Samantha DeCarlo 
and Maureen Letostak (deputy project leaders). Copies of the 
questionnaire and supporting documents may be obtained from the project 
leaders by phone at 202-205-3342 or 202-205-3225 or by email at 
[email protected]. Comments about the proposal should be directed to 
the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Room 10102 (Docket Library), Washington, DC 20503, 
ATTENTION: Docket Librarian. All comments should be specific, 
indicating which part of the questionnaire is objectionable, describing 
the concern in detail, and including specific suggested revisions or 
language changes. Copies of any comments should be provided to Jason 
Mohler, Interim Chief Information Officer, U.S. International Trade 
Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, who is the 
Commission's designated Senior Official under the Paperwork Reduction 
Act.

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    General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained 
by accessing its internet address (https://www.usitc.gov). Hearing-
impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be 
obtained by contacting the TDD terminal on 202-205-1810. Persons with 
mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access 
to the Commission should contact the Secretary at 202-205-2000.

    By order of the Commission.

    Dated: Issued: November 20, 2018.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-25725 Filed 11-26-18; 8:45 am]
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