Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Foreign Availability Procedures, 67924-67925 [2019-26775]

Download as PDF 67924 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 239 / Thursday, December 12, 2019 / Notices NEPA compliance and other environmental requirements can otherwise be expeditiously met so that a project can proceed within the timeframes anticipated under the ReConnect Program. If additional information is required after an application is accepted for funding, funds can be withheld by the agency under a special award condition requiring the Awardee to submit additional environmental compliance information sufficient for the Agency to assess any impacts that a project may have on the environment. C. De-Obligation The RUS reserves the right to deobligate awards to Awardees under this FOA that demonstrate an insufficient level of performance, wasteful or fraudulent spending, or noncompliance with environmental and historic preservation requirements. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES D. Confidentiality of Applicant Information Applicants are encouraged to identify and label any confidential and proprietary information contained in their applications. The Agency will protect confidential and proprietary information from public disclosure to the fullest extent authorized by applicable law, including the Freedom of Information Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552), the Trade Secrets Act, as amended (18 U.S.C. 1905), the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (18 U.S.C. 1831 et seq.), and CALEA (47 U.S.C. 1001 et seq.). Applicants should be aware, however, that the Consolidated Appropriations Act requires substantial transparency. For example, RUS is required to make publicly available on the internet a list of each entity that has applied for a loan or grant, a description of each application, the status of each application, the name of each entity receiving funds, and the purpose for which the entity is receiving the funds. E. Compliance With Applicable Laws Any recipient of funds under this FOA shall be required to comply with all applicable federal, tribal and state laws, including but not limited to: 1. The nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq., 7 CFR pt. 15); 2. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 794 et seq.; 7 CFR pt. 15b); 3. The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended (42 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.; 45 CFR pt. 90); VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Dec 11, 2019 Jkt 250001 4. Executive Order 11375, amending Executive Order 11246, Relating to Equal Employment Opportunity (3 CFR pt. 102). See 7 CFR pts. 15 and 15b and 45 CFR pt. 90, RUS Bulletin 1790–1 (‘‘Nondiscrimination among Beneficiaries of RUS Programs’’), and RUS Bulletin 20–15:320–15 (‘‘Equal Employment Opportunity in Construction Financed with RUS Loans’’); 5. 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Executive Order 13132 It has been determined that this notice does not contain policies with federalism implications as that term is defined in Executive Order 13132. H. Authorized Signatories Only authorized grant and loan officers can bind the Government to the expenditure of funds. I. Paperwork Reduction Act and Recordkeeping Requirements The Information Collection and Recordkeeping requirements contained in this FOA have been approved by OMB Control Number 0572–0152. Copies of all forms, regulations, and instructions referenced in this FOA may be obtained from RUS. Data furnished by the Applicants will be used to determine eligibility for program benefits. Furnishing the data is voluntary; however, the failure to provide data could result in program benefits being withheld or denied. Chad Rupe, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2019–26522 Filed 12–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Foreign Availability Procedures Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on or before February 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, Bureau of Industry and Security, 1401 Constitution Avenue, Suite 2099B, Washington, DC 20233 (or via the internet at PRAcomments@doc.gov). Comments will generally be posted without change. All Personally Identifiable Information (for example, name and address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. You may submit attachments to electronic comments in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract This information is collected in order to respond to requests by Congress and industry to make foreign availability determinations in accordance with Section 768 of the Export Administration Regulations. Exporters are urged to voluntarily submit data to support the contention that items controlled for export for national security reasons are available-in-fact, from a non-U.S. source, in sufficient quantity and of comparable quality so as to render the control ineffective. II. Method of Collection Submitted electronically or on paper. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0694–0004. Form Number(s): N/A. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2. E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 239 / Thursday, December 12, 2019 / Notices Estimated Time per Response: 255 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 510 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $20. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Section 1761(h) of the Export Control Reform Act (ECRA). IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2019–26775 Filed 12–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Report of Requests for Restrictive Trade Practice or Boycott Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on or before February 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, Bureau of khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Dec 11, 2019 Jkt 250001 Industry and Security, 1401 Constitution Avenue, Suite 2099B, Washington, DC 20233 (or via the internet at PRAcomments@doc.gov). Comments will generally be posted without change. All Personally Identifiable Information (for example, name and address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. You may submit attachments to electronic comments in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This information is used to monitor requests for participation in foreign boycotts against countries friendly to the U.S. The information is analyzed to note changing trends and to decide upon appropriate action to be taken to carry out the United States’ policy of discouraging United States persons from participating in foreign restrictive trade practices and boycotts directed against countries friendly to the United States. II. Method of Collection Submitted on paper or electronically. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0694–0012. Form Number(s): BIS–621P, BIS– 6051P, BIS–6051 P–a. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Any U.S. Person Estimated Number of Respondents: 892. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour to 1 hour and 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,171. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: 15 CFR Sections 760.1, 760.5, 764.2, 762, 760.5. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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. PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67925 Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2019–26776 Filed 12–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–045] 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1Diphosphonic Acid From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016–2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that exporters of 1Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid (HEDP) from the People’s Republic of China (China) sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR) November 4, 2016 through April 30, 2018. SUMMARY: DATES: Applicable December 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jasun Moy, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–8194. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on HEDP from China in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).1 This review covers one producer/exporter of subject merchandise, Henan Qingshuiyuan Technology Co., Ltd. (Qingshuiyuan). On July 12, 2019, Commerce published 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 32270 (July 12, 2018); see also 1Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid from the People’s Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Antidumping Duty Order, 82 FR 22807 (May 18, 2017). E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 239 (Thursday, December 12, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67924-67925]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-26775]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Foreign 
Availability Procedures

AGENCY: Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on 
or before February 10, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, 
Bureau of Industry and Security, 1401 Constitution Avenue, Suite 2099B, 
Washington, DC 20233 (or via the internet at [email protected]). 
Comments will generally be posted without change. All Personally 
Identifiable Information (for example, name and address) voluntarily 
submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit 
Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected 
information. You may submit attachments to electronic comments in 
Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This information is collected in order to respond to requests by 
Congress and industry to make foreign availability determinations in 
accordance with Section 768 of the Export Administration Regulations. 
Exporters are urged to voluntarily submit data to support the 
contention that items controlled for export for national security 
reasons are available-in-fact, from a non-U.S. source, in sufficient 
quantity and of comparable quality so as to render the control 
ineffective.

II. Method of Collection

    Submitted electronically or on paper.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0694-0004.
    Form Number(s): N/A.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2.

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    Estimated Time per Response: 255 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 510 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $20.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: Section 1761(h) of the Export Control Reform Act 
(ECRA).

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) 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.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2019-26775 Filed 12-11-19; 8:45 am]
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