Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 25731-25732 [2019-11554]

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[FR Doc. 2019–11597 Filed 6–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment. AGENCY: The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firms’ workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1 25732 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 107 / Tuesday, June 4, 2019 / Notices LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [05/10/2019 through 05/16/2019] Firm name Firm address ARCH Design, Artwork & Framing, Inc. Fletcher Wood Products, Inc ... 1188 Walters Way Lane, Saint Louis, MO 63132. 428 Central Avenue, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. 17 Hampshire Drive, Hudson, NH 03051. Global American Sales, Inc ..... Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance Division, Room 71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. These petitions are received pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA’s regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Irette Patterson, Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–11554 Filed 6–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collections of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). On February 13, 2019, the Economic Development Administration (EDA) published a 60-day notice in the Federal Register with a request for comments on the Petition by a Firm for Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, and Adjustment Proposals and received a total of eleven comments. Several comments stated that the estimate of burden hours for completing the ED–840P was too low. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Jun 03, 2019 Jkt 247001 Date accepted for investigation Product(s) 5/10/2019 The firm manufactures framed artwork and mirrors. 5/13/2019 The firm manufactures cabinets and countertops. 5/15/2019 The firm provides computer system design services, including prototyping, customizing, and implementing computer systems. EDA subsequently conducted a survey and found that the average response was 173 hours, instead of the original estimate of 128.2 hours. The burden estimates provided in this notice represent the adjusted burden estimates. Agency: Economic Development Administration (EDA), Department of Commerce. Title: Petition by a Firm for Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, and Adjustment Proposals. OMB Control Number: 0610–0091. Form Number(s): ED–840P. Type of Request: Regular submission (revision of a currently approved collection). Number of Respondents: 300. Average Hours per Response: 173 hours. Burden Hours: 25,950 hours. Needs and Uses: The information collected on Form ED–840P, Petition by a Firm for Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, and relevant supporting documentation is used to determine whether a firm satisfies the eligibility and programmatic requirements contained in chapters 3 and 5 of title II of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2341). If certified as eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance following submission of Form ED–840P, firms must create an EDA-approved Adjustment Proposal in order to receive Trade Adjustment Assistance. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations. Frequency: During application for Trade Adjustment Assistance. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2019–11518 Filed 6–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–34–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–092] Mattresses From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less-Than-Fair-Value, Postponement of Final Determination and Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Critical Circumstances Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that mattresses from the People’s Republic of China (China) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV) for the period of investigation (POI) January 1, 2018, through June 30, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable June 4, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Bailey at (202) 482–0193 or Jonathan Hill at (202) 482–3518, AD/ CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 107 (Tuesday, June 4, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25731-25732]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-11554]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration


Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To 
Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received 
petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade 
Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has 
initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into 
the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those 
produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the total or 
partial separation of the firms' workers, or threat thereof, and to a 
decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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   List of Petitions Received by EDA for Certification of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
                                         [05/10/2019 through 05/16/2019]
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                                                                    Date accepted
               Firm name                       Firm address              for                 Product(s)
                                                                    investigation
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ARCH Design, Artwork & Framing, Inc...  1188 Walters Way Lane,          5/10/2019  The firm manufactures framed
                                         Saint Louis, MO 63132.                     artwork and mirrors.
Fletcher Wood Products, Inc...........  428 Central Avenue, Fort        5/13/2019  The firm manufactures
                                         Dodge, IA 50501.                           cabinets and countertops.
Global American Sales, Inc............  17 Hampshire Drive,             5/15/2019  The firm provides computer
                                         Hudson, NH 03051.                          system design services,
                                                                                    including prototyping,
                                                                                    customizing, and
                                                                                    implementing computer
                                                                                    systems.
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    Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may 
request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing 
must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance Division, Room 
71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days 
following publication of this notice. These petitions are received 
pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended.
    Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA's regulations at 13 
CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of 
Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program 
under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment 
Assistance for Firms.

Irette Patterson,
Program Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2019-11554 Filed 6-3-19; 8:45 am]
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