Technical Advisory Committees; Notice of Recruitment of Members, 72292-72293 [2019-27629]

Download as PDF 72292 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 250 Tuesday, December 31, 2019 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 2088] Grant of Authority; Establishment of a Foreign-Trade Zone Under the Alternative Site Framework; Lufkin, Texas khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Act provides for ‘‘ . . . the establishment . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the ForeignTrade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones; Whereas, the City of Lufkin (the Grantee) has made application to the Board (B–56–2018, docketed September 5, 2018) requesting the establishment of a foreign-trade zone under the ASF with a service area of the City of Lufkin and a portion of its Extra Territorial Jurisdiction, adjacent to the Port ArthurBeaumont port of entry; Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (83 FR 45879–45880, September 11, 2018) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Dec 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the privilege of establishing a foreign-trade zone, designated on the records of the Board as Foreign-Trade Zone No. 297, as described in the application, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit. Dated: December 17, 2019. Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2019–28208 Filed 12–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–191–2019] Approval of Subzone Status; United Furniture Industries, Inc.; Nettleton and Amory (Monroe County), Mississippi On September 23, 2019, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Greater Mississippi Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 158, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 158, on behalf of United Furniture Industries, Inc., in Nettleton and Amory, Mississippi. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (84 FR 51109, September 27, 2019). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board Executive Secretary (15 CFR Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 158H was approved on December 26, 2019, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 158’s 2,000-acre activation limit. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: December 26, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–28264 Filed 12–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–220–2019] Approval of Subzone Status; The Lobster Trap Co.; Bourne, Massachusetts On October 29, 2019, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the City of New Bedford, grantee of FTZ 28, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 28, on behalf of The Lobster Trap Co., in Bourne, Massachusetts. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (84 FR 59351, November 4, 2019). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board Executive Secretary (15 CFR 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 28H was approved on December 23, 2019, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 28’s 22.5-acre activation limit. Dated: December 23, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–28226 Filed 12–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Technical Advisory Committees; Notice of Recruitment of Members The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), Department of Commerce is announcing its recruitment of candidates to serve on one of its seven Technical Advisory Committees (‘‘TACs’’ or ‘‘Committees’’). TAC members advise the Department of E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 250 / Tuesday, December 31, 2019 / Notices Commerce on the technical parameters for export controls applicable to dualuse items (commodities, software, and technology) and on the administration of those controls. The TACs are composed of representatives from industry, academia, and the U.S. Government and reflect diverse points of view on the concerns of the exporting community. Industry representatives are selected from firms producing a broad range of items currently controlled for national security, non-proliferation, foreign policy, and short supply reasons or that are proposed for such controls. Representation from the private sector is balanced to the extent possible among large and small firms. Six TACs are responsible for advising the Department of Commerce on the technical parameters for export controls and the administration of those controls within specified areas: Information Systems TAC: Control List Categories 3 (electronics), 4 (computers), and 5 (telecommunications and information security); Materials and Equipment TAC: Control List Categories 0 (nuclear and miscellaneous), 1 (materials, chemicals, microorganisms, and toxins) and 2 (materials processing); Sensors and Instrumentation TAC: Control List Category 6 (sensors and lasers); Transportation and Related Equipment TAC: Control List Categories 7 (navigation and avionics), 8 (marine), and 9 (propulsion systems, space vehicles, and related equipment); and the Emerging Technology TAC (identification of emerging and foundational technologies that may be developed over a period of five to ten years with potential dual-use applications). The seventh TAC, the Regulations and Procedures TAC, focuses on the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and procedures for implementing the EAR. TAC members are appointed by the Secretary of Commerce and serve terms of not more than four consecutive years. TAC members must obtain secret-level clearances prior to their appointment. These clearances are necessary so that members may be permitted access to classified information that may be needed to formulate recommendations to the Department of Commerce. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review materials and information on each Committee website, including the Committee’s charter, to gain an understanding of each Committee’s responsibilities, matters on which the Committee will provide recommendations, and expectations for members. Members of any of the seven TACs may not be registered as foreign agents under the Foreign Agents VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Dec 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 Registration Act. No TAC member may represent a company that is majority owned or controlled by a foreign government entity (or foreign government entities). TAC members will not be compensated for their services or reimbursed for their travel expenses. If you are interested in becoming a TAC member, please provide the following information: 1. Name of applicant; 2. affirmation of U.S. citizenship; 3. organizational affiliation and title, as appropriate; 4. mailing address; 5. work telephone number; 6. email address; 7. summary of qualifications for membership; 8. An affirmative statement that the candidate will be able to meet the expected commitments of Committee work. Committee work includes: (a) Attending in-person/teleconference Committee meetings roughly four times per year (lasting 1–2 days each); (b) undertaking additional work outside of full Committee meetings including subcommittee conference calls or meetings as needed, and (c) frequently drafting, preparing or commenting on proposed recommendations to be evaluated at Committee meetings. Finally, candidates must provide an affirmative statement that they meet all Committee eligibility requirements. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks diverse Advisory Committee membership. To respond to this recruitment notice, please send a copy of your resume to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@ bis.doc.gov. Deadline: This Notice of Recruitment will be open for one year from its date of publication in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Yvette Springer on (202) 482–2813. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–27629 Filed 12–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–882] Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Third FiveYear Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72293 (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on refined brown aluminum oxide (RBAO) from the People’s Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable December 31, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ian Hamilton, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4798. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 19, 2003, Commerce published its antidumping duty order on RBAO from China in the Federal Register.1 On September 10, 2019, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the third sunset review of the antidumping duty order on RBAO from China,2 pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).3 Commerce received notices of intent to participate from Imerys Fused Minerals Niagara Falls, Inc. (Imerys), U.S. Electrofused Minerals, Inc. (Electrofused), Washington Mills Group, Inc (Washington Mills), and Great Lakes Minerals, LLC (Great Lakes) (collectively, domestic interested parties), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).4 Imerys, Electrofused, Washington Mills, and Great Lakes each claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as domestic producers of RABO. Commerce received a substantive response from the domestic interested parties 5 within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). We received no substantive response from any other domestic or interested parties 1 See Antidumping Duty Order: Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide (Otherwise Known as Refined Brown Artificial Corundum or Brown Fused Alumina) from the People’s Republic of China, 68 FR 65249 (November 19, 2003) (Order). 2 See Order. We applied the weighted-average dumping margins of 135.18 percent to Zibo Jinyu Abrasive Co., Ltd. (Zibo Jinyu), and 135.18 percent as the China-wide rate. Id., 68 FR at 65250. 3 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Review, 84 FR 47485 (September 10, 2019). 4 See Imerys, Electrofused, and Washington Mills’ Letter, ‘‘Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated September 16, 2019; and Great Lakes’ Letter, ‘‘Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated September 18, 2019. 5 See Domestic Interested Parties’ Letter, ‘‘Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide from China, Third Sunset Review: Substantive Response to the Notice of Initiation,’’ dated October 1, 2019. E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 250 (Tuesday, December 31, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 72292-72293]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-27629]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Technical Advisory Committees; Notice of Recruitment of Members

    The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), Department of Commerce 
is announcing its recruitment of candidates to serve on one of its 
seven Technical Advisory Committees (``TACs'' or ``Committees''). TAC 
members advise the Department of

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Commerce on the technical parameters for export controls applicable to 
dual-use items (commodities, software, and technology) and on the 
administration of those controls. The TACs are composed of 
representatives from industry, academia, and the U.S. Government and 
reflect diverse points of view on the concerns of the exporting 
community. Industry representatives are selected from firms producing a 
broad range of items currently controlled for national security, non-
proliferation, foreign policy, and short supply reasons or that are 
proposed for such controls. Representation from the private sector is 
balanced to the extent possible among large and small firms.
    Six TACs are responsible for advising the Department of Commerce on 
the technical parameters for export controls and the administration of 
those controls within specified areas: Information Systems TAC: Control 
List Categories 3 (electronics), 4 (computers), and 5 
(telecommunications and information security); Materials and Equipment 
TAC: Control List Categories 0 (nuclear and miscellaneous), 1 
(materials, chemicals, microorganisms, and toxins) and 2 (materials 
processing); Sensors and Instrumentation TAC: Control List Category 6 
(sensors and lasers); Transportation and Related Equipment TAC: Control 
List Categories 7 (navigation and avionics), 8 (marine), and 9 
(propulsion systems, space vehicles, and related equipment); and the 
Emerging Technology TAC (identification of emerging and foundational 
technologies that may be developed over a period of five to ten years 
with potential dual-use applications). The seventh TAC, the Regulations 
and Procedures TAC, focuses on the Export Administration Regulations 
(EAR) and procedures for implementing the EAR.
    TAC members are appointed by the Secretary of Commerce and serve 
terms of not more than four consecutive years. TAC members must obtain 
secret-level clearances prior to their appointment. These clearances 
are necessary so that members may be permitted access to classified 
information that may be needed to formulate recommendations to the 
Department of Commerce. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review 
materials and information on each Committee website, including the 
Committee's charter, to gain an understanding of each Committee's 
responsibilities, matters on which the Committee will provide 
recommendations, and expectations for members. Members of any of the 
seven TACs may not be registered as foreign agents under the Foreign 
Agents Registration Act. No TAC member may represent a company that is 
majority owned or controlled by a foreign government entity (or foreign 
government entities). TAC members will not be compensated for their 
services or reimbursed for their travel expenses.
    If you are interested in becoming a TAC member, please provide the 
following information: 1. Name of applicant; 2. affirmation of U.S. 
citizenship; 3. organizational affiliation and title, as appropriate; 
4. mailing address; 5. work telephone number; 6. email address; 7. 
summary of qualifications for membership; 8. An affirmative statement 
that the candidate will be able to meet the expected commitments of 
Committee work. Committee work includes: (a) Attending in-person/
teleconference Committee meetings roughly four times per year (lasting 
1-2 days each); (b) undertaking additional work outside of full 
Committee meetings including subcommittee conference calls or meetings 
as needed, and (c) frequently drafting, preparing or commenting on 
proposed recommendations to be evaluated at Committee meetings. 
Finally, candidates must provide an affirmative statement that they 
meet all Committee eligibility requirements.
    The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the 
workplace and seeks diverse Advisory Committee membership.
    To respond to this recruitment notice, please send a copy of your 
resume to Ms. Yvette Springer at [email protected].
    Deadline: This Notice of Recruitment will be open for one year from 
its date of publication in the Federal Register.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Yvette Springer on (202) 482-2813.

Yvette Springer,
Committee Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-27629 Filed 12-30-19; 8:45 am]
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