Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Request for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instrument or Apparatus, 68402 [2019-27000]

Download as PDF 68402 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 241 / Monday, December 16, 2019 / Notices States of America. (Secretariat File Number: MEX–USA–2015–1904–01). On November 29, 2019, a NAFTA Binational Panel issued its Decision in the matter of the Review of the Final Determination of Antidumping Duties imposed on imports of ammonium sulphate from the United States of America (Final Determination). The Binational Panel remanded the Final Determination by Mexico’s Investigating Authority, Secretaria de Economia (Economia), and ordered Economia to issue a redetermination within 90 days. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul E. Morris, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Room 2061, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of Article 1904 of NAFTA provides a dispute settlement mechanism involving trade remedy determinations issued by the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Mexico. Following a Request for Panel Review, a Binational Panel is composed to provide judicial review of the trade remedy determination being challenged and then issue a binding Panel Decision. The NAFTA Binational Panel Decision is available publicly at https:// www.nafta-sec-alena.org/Home/ Dispute-Settlement/Decisions-andReports. There are established NAFTA Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews and the NAFTA Panel Decision has been notified in accordance with Rule 70. For the complete Rules, please see https:// www.nafta-sec-alena.org/Home/Textsof-the-Agreement/Rules-of-Procedure/ Article-1904. SUMMARY: Dated: December 6, 2019. Paul E. Morris, U.S. Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2019–26966 Filed 12–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Request for DutyFree Entry of Scientific Instrument or Apparatus International Trade Administration. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 Dec 13, 2019 Jkt 250001 respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Written comments must be submitted on or before February 14, 2020. DATES: Direct all written comments to Towanda Carey, ITA Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, OCFAO, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230 (or via the internet at PRAcomments@doc.gov). Comments will generally be posted without change. Please do not include information of a confidential nature, such as sensitive personal information or proprietary information. All Personally Identifiable Information (for example, name and address) voluntarily submitted may be publicly accessible. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Dianne Hanshaw, Enforcement and Compliance (E&C), phone number 202–482–1661, or via the internet at Dianne.Hanshaw@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: I. Abstract The Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security (‘‘DHS’’) are required to determine whether nonprofit institutions established for scientific or educational purposes are entitled to duty-free entry for scientific instruments the institutions import under the Florence Agreement. Form ITA–338P enables: (1) DHS to determine whether the statutory eligibility requirements for the institution and the instrument are fulfilled, and (2) Commerce to make a comparison and finding as to the scientific equivalency of comparable instruments being manufactured in the United States. Without the collection of the information, DHS and Commerce would not have the necessary information to carry out the responsibilities of determining eligibility for duty-free entry assigned by law. II. Method of Collection A copy of Form ITA–338P is provided on and downloadable from a website at http://enforcement.trade.gov/sips/ sipsform/ita-338p.pdf or the potential applicant may request a copy from the Department. The applicant completes the form and then forwards it via mail to DHS. PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Upon acceptance by DHS as a valid application, the application is transmitted to Commerce for further processing. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0625–0037. Form Number(s): ITA–338P. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: State or local government; Federal agencies; not forprofit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 65. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 130. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $2,138. 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. 2019–27000 Filed 12–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–588–874] Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Japan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017–2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 241 (Monday, December 16, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-27000]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Request for 
Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instrument or Apparatus

AGENCY: International Trade Administration.

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 this 
information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before February 14, 
2020.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Towanda Carey, ITA Paperwork 
Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, OCFAO, 14th and Constitution 
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230 (or via the internet at 
[email protected]). Comments will generally be posted without change. 
Please do not include information of a confidential nature, such as 
sensitive personal information or proprietary information. All 
Personally Identifiable Information (for example, name and address) 
voluntarily submitted may be publicly accessible.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Dianne Hanshaw, Enforcement and Compliance (E&C), phone 
number 202-482-1661, or via the internet at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security (``DHS'') are 
required to determine whether nonprofit institutions established for 
scientific or educational purposes are entitled to duty-free entry for 
scientific instruments the institutions import under the Florence 
Agreement. Form ITA-338P enables: (1) DHS to determine whether the 
statutory eligibility requirements for the institution and the 
instrument are fulfilled, and (2) Commerce to make a comparison and 
finding as to the scientific equivalency of comparable instruments 
being manufactured in the United States. Without the collection of the 
information, DHS and Commerce would not have the necessary information 
to carry out the responsibilities of determining eligibility for duty-
free entry assigned by law.

II. Method of Collection

    A copy of Form ITA-338P is provided on and downloadable from a 
website at http://enforcement.trade.gov/sips/sipsform/ita-338p.pdf or 
the potential applicant may request a copy from the Department. The 
applicant completes the form and then forwards it via mail to DHS.
    Upon acceptance by DHS as a valid application, the application is 
transmitted to Commerce for further processing.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0625-0037.
    Form Number(s): ITA-338P.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: State or local government; Federal agencies; not 
for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 65.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 130.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $2,138.

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. 2019-27000 Filed 12-13-19; 8:45 am]
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