Certain Barcode Scanners, Scan Engines, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof; Notice of Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on Settlement; Termination of the Investigation, 15499-15500 [2020-05622]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 53 / Wednesday, March 18, 2020 / Notices 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 must also be filed by no later than the close of business, eight calendar days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Complainant may file replies to any written submissions no later than three calendar days after the date on which any initial submissions were due. Any submissions and replies filed in response to this Notice are limited to five (5) pages in length, inclusive of attachments. 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All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS.3 This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of §§ 201.10 and 210.8(c) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)). By order of the Commission. Issued: March 12, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–05530 Filed 3–17–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1165] Certain Barcode Scanners, Scan Engines, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof; Notice of Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on Settlement; Termination of the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 26) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) terminating the investigation based on settlement. The investigation is terminated. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Houda Morad, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–4716. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or 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 https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation 2 All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. 3 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): https://edis.usitc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15499 may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https:// edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 2, 2019, the Commission instituted this investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (‘‘section 337’’), based on a complaint filed by Honeywell International, Inc. of Morris Plains, New Jersey; Hand Held Products, Inc. of Fort Mill, South Carolina; and Metrologic Instruments, Inc. of Fort Mill, South Carolina. See 84 FR 31619–20 (July 2, 2019). The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain barcode scanners, scan engines, products containing the same, and components thereof, by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,465,970; 8,978,985; 7,148,923; 7,527,206; 9,659,199; and 7,159,783. See id. at 31619. The notice of investigation names the following respondents: Opticon, Inc. of Renton, Washington; Opticon Sensors Europe B.V. of Hoofddorp, The Netherlands; OPTO Electronics Co., Ltd. of Warabi, Japan; and Hokkaido Electronic Industry Co., Ltd. of Ashibetsu-shi, Japan. See id. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations is not a party to the investigation. On February 18, 2020, the parties filed a joint motion to terminate the investigation based on settlement. On February 27, 2020, the ALJ issued the subject ID (Order No. 26) granting the joint motion. In accordance with Commission Rule 210.21(b)(1), 19 CFR 210.21(b)(1), the motion includes redacted and unredacted copies of the settlement agreement. See ID at 3. In addition, as noted in the ID, the motion includes a statement that ‘‘there are no other agreements, written or oral, express or implied, between [the parties] concerning the subject matter of this Investigation.’’ See id. Furthermore, in accordance with Commission Rule 210.50(b)(2), 19 CFR 210.50(b)(2), the ID finds that ‘‘termination of this Investigation on the basis of the Settlement Agreement would not be contrary to the public health and welfare, competitive conditions in the U.S. economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or U.S. consumers.’’ Id. The ID further finds that ‘‘termination of this Investigation is in the public E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 18MRN1 15500 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 53 / Wednesday, March 18, 2020 / Notices interest and will conserve public and private resources.’’ Id. No petition for review of the subject ID was filed. The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. The investigation is terminated. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in part 210 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210). By order of the Commission. Issued: March 13, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–05622 Filed 3–17–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Notice of Proposed Settlement Agreement and Draft Restoration Plan Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act and Clean Water Act Notice is hereby given that the United States of America, on behalf of the Department of the Interior (‘‘DOI’’) acting through the Fish and Wildlife Service and the Commonwealth of Virginia, acting through its Secretary of Natural Resources (collectively ‘‘Trustees’’), are providing an opportunity for public comment on a proposed Settlement Agreement (‘‘Settlement Agreement’’) among the Trustees and Nutrien Ag Solutions (f/k/ a Crop Production Services). The Trustees are also providing notice of an opportunity for public comment on a draft Restoration Plan (‘‘draft Restoration Plan’’). The settlement resolves the civil claims of the Trustees against Nutrien Ag Solutions (‘‘Nutrien’’) arising under their natural resource trustee authority under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, and applicable state law for injury to, impairment of, destruction of, and loss of use of natural resources as a result of a July 29, 2017 release of approximately 165 gallons of Termix 5301 at or from the Nutrien facility located at 218 Simmons Drive in Cloverdale, Virginia (‘‘Release’’). The Release occurred when a container leaked into a stormwater culvert which discharged into Tinker Creek. Under the proposed Settlement Agreement, Nutrien agrees to pay $385,000 to the DOI Natural Resource VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Mar 17, 2020 Jkt 250001 Damage Assessment and Restoration Fund to be used to restore, replace, rehabilitate, or acquire the equivalent of those resources injured by the Release and compensate the public for lost recreational opportunities, as proposed in the draft Restoration Plan. In addition, Nutrien agrees to pay $40,000 to the Trustees for restoration planning and oversight costs. Nutrien will receive from the Trustees a covenant not to sue for natural resource damages under CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, and applicable state laws. In accordance with the CERCLA and the National Environmental Policy Act, the Trustees have also written a draft Restoration Plan/Environmental Assessment that describes proposed alternatives for restoring the natural resources and natural resource services injured by the Release. The two preferred restoration alternatives selected by the Trustees in the draft Plan are (1) Fish Passage Improvements through the removal of impediments in Tinker Creek; and (2) Recreational Fishing Improvements through one time fish re-stocking and hosting a children’s fishing day. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the proposed Settlement Agreement and draft Restoration Plan. Comments on the proposed Settlement Agreement should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to the Tinker Creek Release Settlement Agreement, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1– 11891. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By email ....... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Comments on the draft Restoration Plan may be submitted to the Trustees either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By email ....... By mail ......... Susan_Lingenfelser@fws.gov. USFWS Virginia Field Office, 6669 Short Lane, Gloucester, VA 23061, Attn: Tinker Creek Restoration Plan. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. During the public comment period, a copy of the draft Restoration Plan will be available electronically at https:// www.cerc.usgs.gov/orda_docs/ DocHandler.ashx?task=get&ID=5859. A copy of the draft Restoration Plan may also be examined at the Virginia Ecological Services Field Office. Arrangements to view the documents must be made in advance by contacting Susan Lingenfelser at (804) 824–2415. Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2020–05595 Filed 3–17–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Application for Waiver of Surface Sanitary Facilities’ Requirements (Pertaining to Coal Mines) Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: By mail ......... During the public comment period, the Settlement Agreement may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department website: https:// www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of the Settlement Agreement upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $3.00 (25 cents per page PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)sponsored information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before April 17, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 18MRN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1165]


Certain Barcode Scanners, Scan Engines, Products Containing the 
Same, and Components Thereof; Notice of Commission Decision Not To 
Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on 
Settlement; Termination of the Investigation

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade 
Commission has determined not to review an initial determination 
(``ID'') (Order No. 26) of the presiding administrative law judge 
(``ALJ'') terminating the investigation based on settlement. The 
investigation is terminated.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Houda Morad, Office of the General 
Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-4716. Copies of non-
confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are 
or 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 https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed 
on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. 
Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter 
can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on (202) 
205-1810.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 2, 2019, the Commission instituted 
this investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (``section 337''), based on a complaint filed 
by Honeywell International, Inc. of Morris Plains, New Jersey; Hand 
Held Products, Inc. of Fort Mill, South Carolina; and Metrologic 
Instruments, Inc. of Fort Mill, South Carolina. See 84 FR 31619-20 
(July 2, 2019). The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of 
section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale 
for importation, and the sale within the United States after 
importation of certain barcode scanners, scan engines, products 
containing the same, and components thereof, by reason of infringement 
of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,465,970; 8,978,985; 7,148,923; 
7,527,206; 9,659,199; and 7,159,783. See id. at 31619. The notice of 
investigation names the following respondents: Opticon, Inc. of Renton, 
Washington; Opticon Sensors Europe B.V. of Hoofddorp, The Netherlands; 
OPTO Electronics Co., Ltd. of Warabi, Japan; and Hokkaido Electronic 
Industry Co., Ltd. of Ashibetsu-shi, Japan. See id. The Office of 
Unfair Import Investigations is not a party to the investigation.
    On February 18, 2020, the parties filed a joint motion to terminate 
the investigation based on settlement. On February 27, 2020, the ALJ 
issued the subject ID (Order No. 26) granting the joint motion. In 
accordance with Commission Rule 210.21(b)(1), 19 CFR 210.21(b)(1), the 
motion includes redacted and unredacted copies of the settlement 
agreement. See ID at 3. In addition, as noted in the ID, the motion 
includes a statement that ``there are no other agreements, written or 
oral, express or implied, between [the parties] concerning the subject 
matter of this Investigation.'' See id. Furthermore, in accordance with 
Commission Rule 210.50(b)(2), 19 CFR 210.50(b)(2), the ID finds that 
``termination of this Investigation on the basis of the Settlement 
Agreement would not be contrary to the public health and welfare, 
competitive conditions in the U.S. economy, the production of like or 
directly competitive articles in the United States, or U.S. 
consumers.'' Id. The ID further finds that ``termination of this 
Investigation is in the public

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interest and will conserve public and private resources.'' Id. No 
petition for review of the subject ID was filed.
    The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. The 
investigation is terminated.
    The authority for the Commission's determination is contained in 
section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and 
in part 210 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 
part 210).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: March 13, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
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