Postponement of Field Hearings Regarding Trade Distorting Policies That May Be Affecting Seasonal and Perishable Products in U.S. Commerce, 17938-17939 [2020-06049]

Download as PDF 17938 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 62 / Tuesday, March 31, 2020 / Notices Paragraph A, subparagraphs (3)–(4) of the Annex contain conforming amendments to the HTSUS reflecting the modifications made by the Annex. As stated in the October 24 notice, the exclusions will apply from September 1, 2019, the effective date of List 1 of the August 20 notice, and will extend for one year to September 1, 2020. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will issue instructions on entry guidance and implementation. The U.S. Trade Representative will continue to issue determinations on pending requests on a periodic basis. Joseph Barloon, General Counsel, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. ANNEX A. Effective with respect to goods entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on September 1, 2019, subchapter III of chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) is modified: 1. by inserting the following new heading 9903.88.44 in numerical sequence, with the material in the new heading inserted in the columns of the HTSUS labeled ‘‘Heading/Subheading’’, ‘‘Article Description’’, and ‘‘Rates of Duty 1-General’’, respectively: Rates of duty Heading/ subheading Article description 1 2 General jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES ‘‘9903.88.44 ................ Articles the product of China, as provided for in U.S. note 20(ww) to this subchapter, each covered by an exclusion granted by the U.S. Trade Representative. 2. by inserting the following new U.S. note 20(ww) to subchapter III of chapter 99 in numerical sequence: ‘‘(ww) The U.S. Trade Representative determined to establish a process by which particular products classified in heading 9903.88.15 and provided for in U.S. notes 20(r) and (s) to this subchapter could be excluded from the additional duties imposed by heading 9903.88.15. See 84 FR 43304 (August 20, 2019), 84 FR 45821 (August 30, 2019), 84 FR 57144 (October 24, 2019) and 85 FR 3741 (January 22, 2020). Pursuant to the product exclusion process, the U.S. Trade Representative has determined that the additional duties provided for in heading 9903.88.15 shall not apply to the following particular products, which are provided for in the following enumerated statistical reporting numbers: (1) 0505.10.0050 (2) 3926.90.9925 (3) 6506.10.3045 (4) 8512.10.2000 (5) 8528.72.6420 (6) Coverings, of plastics, designed to fit over wound sites or casts thereby forming a protective seal for keeping the covered area dry and debris free while showering or bathing (described in statistical reporting number 3926.90.9990) (7) Pouches of plastics, of a kind used with manually operated pill or tablet crushers to capture the powdered medicaments (described in statistical reporting number 3926.90.9990) (8) Refillable dispensers of plastics, designed for mounting on a vertical wall, of a kind used to store and dispense emesis containment bags in medical settings (described in statistical reporting number 3926.90.9990) VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:01 Mar 30, 2020 Jkt 250001 (9) Sterile urology drain bags of plastics, designed to fit over a urology table extension, with a flap extension that provides sterile separation of the patient from the table surface and directs fluids into and through a filter at the top of an attached drain hose leading to a collection container (described in statistical reporting number 3926.90.9990) (10) Ice bags of textile materials, for treating injuries or soreness, each refillable (described in statistical reporting number 6307.90.9889) (11) Identification wristbands of textile materials, each with a blank panel (described in statistical reporting number 6307.90.9889) (12) Apparatus suitable for wearing on the wrist, having time-display functions, each article having an accelerometer and being capable of displaying and transmitting data sent to it by a network (e.g., portable ADP unit, LAN or cellular network) (described in statistical reporting number 8517.62.0090)’’ 3. by amending the last sentence of the first paragraph of U.S. note 20(r) to subchapter III of chapter 99: a. by inserting ‘‘; or (3) heading 9903.88.44 and U.S. note 20(ww) to subchapter III of chapter 99’’ after ‘‘U.S. note 20(uu) to subchapter III of chapter 99’’; b. by deleting ‘‘except as provided in heading 9903.88.39’’ and by inserting ‘‘except as provided in: (1) Heading 9903.88.39’’ in lieu thereof; and c. by deleting ‘‘chapter 99 except as provided in heading 9903.88.42’’ and by inserting ‘‘chapter 99; (2) heading 9903.88.42’’ in lieu thereof. 4. by amending the article description of heading 9903.88.15; a. by deleting ‘‘heading 9903.88.39 or’’ and inserting ‘‘headings 9903.88.39,’’ in lieu thereof; PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Special The duty provided in the applicable subheading’’. b. by deleting ‘‘heading 9903.88.42,’’ and inserting ‘‘9903.88.42,’’ in lieu thereof; and c. by inserting ‘‘or 9903.88.44,’’ after ‘‘9903.88.42,’’. [FR Doc. 2020–06600 Filed 3–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3290–F0–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE [Docket Number USTR–2020–0010] Postponement of Field Hearings Regarding Trade Distorting Policies That May Be Affecting Seasonal and Perishable Products in U.S. Commerce Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Postponement of public hearings and extended deadline to submit comments. AGENCY: On March 10, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that USTR and the Departments of Agriculture and Commerce would convene public hearings in Florida and Georgia to hear firsthand from interested persons on trade distorting policies that may be causing harm to U.S. seasonal and perishable producers. Consistent with guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s concerning COVID–19, USTR is postponing the public hearings and will announce rescheduled dates. USTR will continue to accept written comments. DATES: Field Hearings: The field hearings scheduled for April 7, 2020, in Plant City, Florida, and April 9, 2020, in Valdosta, Georgia are postponed and will be rescheduled at later date. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 62 / Tuesday, March 31, 2020 / Notices Comments: USTR is waiving the March 26, 2020, submission deadline and encourages interested persons to file comments and supporting documentation via www.regulations.gov, using docket number USTR–2020–0010. The instructions for submission are in section II of the notice published on March 10, 2020 (85 FR 13973). For alternatives to online submissions, please contact Trey Forsyth in advance of the submission deadline at (202) 395– 8583. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trey Forsyth at (202) 395–8583. Joseph Barloon, General Counsel, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. [FR Doc. 2020–06049 Filed 3–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3290–F0–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2020–0302] Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Certification and Operations: Airplanes With Seating Capacity of 20 or More Passenger Seats or Maximum Payload of 6,000 Pounds or More—FAR 125 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. This collection involves the certification and operation of aircraft with seating capacity of 20 or more passengers, or maximum payload of 6,000 pounds or more, and includes the operator application requirements, maintenance requirements, and various operational requirements. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by June 1, 2020. ADDRESSES: Please send written comments: By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (Enter docket number into search field) By mail: Dwayne C. Morris, 800 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20591 By fax: (202) 267–1078 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:01 Mar 30, 2020 Jkt 250001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ronald A. Forsyth by email at: ronald.a.forsyth@faa.gov; phone: (717) 712–1000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issued in Washington, DC, on March 25, 2020. Dwayne C. Morris, Project Manager, Flight Standards Service, General Aviation and Commercial Division. [FR Doc. 2020–06591 Filed 3–30–20; 8:45 am] Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. OMB Control Number: 2120–0085 Title: Certification and Operations: Airplanes with Seating Capacity of 20 or More Passenger Seats or Maximum Payload of 6,000 Pounds or More—FAR 125 Form Numbers: None. Type of Review: Renewal. Background: The reporting and recordkeeping requirements under this collection are necessary for the FAA to issue, reissue, and amend part 125 applicants’ operating certificates and operation specifications. A letter of application and related documents which set forth an applicant’s ability to conduct operations in compliance with the provisions of 14 CFR part 125 are submitted to the appropriate Flight Standards District Office (FSDO). Inspectors in FAA FSDOs review the submitted information to determine certificate eligibility. If the letter of application, related documents, and inspection show that the applicant satisfactorily meets acceptable safety standards, an operating certificate and operations specifications will be issued. If the information were not collected, the FAA could not discharge its responsibility to promote the safety of large airplane operators during such operations. Respondents: 85 certificated part 125 operators (75 existing operators and 10 new applicants per year). Frequency: On occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 13 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 50,378 hours total; 593 hours per respondent. PO 00000 17939 BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact/Record of Decision and Adoption of the United States Marine Corps Environmental Assessment for the Establishment of the Walker Military Operations Area Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/Record of Decision (ROD). AGENCY: The FAA announces its decision to adopt the United States Marine Corps (USMC) Environmental Assessment (EA), entitled Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center [MCMWTC] Bridgeport Walker Military Operations Area [MOA] Airspace Establishment, for the establishment of two MOAs in Bridgeport, California. This notice announces that, based on its independent review and evaluation of the EA and supporting documents, the FAA is adopting the EA and issuing a FONSI/ROD for the establishment of the Walker MOAs. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula Miller, Airspace Policy and Regulations Group, Office of Airspace Services, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591; telephone: (202) 267–7378. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background The Proposed Action is to establish Special Use Airspace (SUA) consisting of two MOAs—the Walker Low MOA and Walker High MOA—in airspace located above and adjacent to MCMWTC. The proposal for the MOAs is to designate airspace, outside of Class A airspace (i.e., below 18,000 feet above mean sea level [MSL]), to: (1) Separate or segregate certain nonhazardous military flight activities (including, but not limited to, air combat maneuvers, air intercepts, low altitude tactics) from Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) traffic; and (2) for Visual Flight Rules (VFR) traffic, to identify (in sectional charts and via Notice to Airman [NOTAM]) E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 62 (Tuesday, March 31, 2020)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-06049]


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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

[Docket Number USTR-2020-0010]


Postponement of Field Hearings Regarding Trade Distorting 
Policies That May Be Affecting Seasonal and Perishable Products in U.S. 
Commerce

AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative.

ACTION: Postponement of public hearings and extended deadline to submit 
comments.

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SUMMARY: On March 10, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 
(USTR) announced that USTR and the Departments of Agriculture and 
Commerce would convene public hearings in Florida and Georgia to hear 
firsthand from interested persons on trade distorting policies that may 
be causing harm to U.S. seasonal and perishable producers. Consistent 
with guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention's concerning COVID-19, USTR is postponing the public 
hearings and will announce rescheduled dates. USTR will continue to 
accept written comments.

DATES: 
    Field Hearings: The field hearings scheduled for April 7, 2020, in 
Plant City, Florida, and April 9, 2020, in Valdosta, Georgia are 
postponed and will be rescheduled at later date.

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    Comments: USTR is waiving the March 26, 2020, submission deadline 
and encourages interested persons to file comments and supporting 
documentation via www.regulations.gov, using docket number USTR-2020-
0010. The instructions for submission are in section II of the notice 
published on March 10, 2020 (85 FR 13973). For alternatives to online 
submissions, please contact Trey Forsyth in advance of the submission 
deadline at (202) 395-8583.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trey Forsyth at (202) 395-8583.

Joseph Barloon,
General Counsel, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
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