Certain LTE- and 3G-Compliant Cellular Communications Devices; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest, 19956-19957 [2020-07506]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 19956 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 69 / Thursday, April 9, 2020 / Notices should be imposed if a remedy is ordered. Written Submissions: Parties to the investigation, interested government agencies, and any other interested parties are encouraged to file written submissions on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding. Such initial submissions should include views on the recommended determination by the ALJ on remedy and bonding. In their initial submissions, Complainant and OUII are also requested to identify the remedy sought and to submit proposed remedial orders for the Commission’s consideration. Complainant is also requested to state the HTSUS subheadings under which the accused products are imported and to supply the identification information for all known importers of the products at issue in this investigation. The initial written submissions and proposed remedial orders must be filed no later than close of business on April 14, 2020. Reply submissions must be filed no later than the close of business on April 21, 2020. No further submissions on these issues will be permitted unless otherwise ordered by the Commission. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above. The Commission’s paper filing requirements in 19 CFR 210.4(f) are currently waived. 85 FR 15798 (March 19, 2020). Submissions should refer to the investigation number (Inv. No. 337–TA–1161) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, https://www.usitc.gov/ documents/handbook_on_filing_ procedures.pdf). Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary, (202) 205–2000. Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. A redacted nonconfidential version of the document must also be filed simultaneously with any confidential filing. All information, including confidential business information and documents for which confidential treatment is properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes of this investigation may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the Commission, its employees and Offices, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:28 Apr 08, 2020 Jkt 250001 and contract personnel (a) for developing or maintaining the records of this or a related proceeding, or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission including under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government employees and contract personnel, solely for cybersecurity purposes. All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection on EDIS. 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: April 3, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–07430 Filed 4–8–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1138] Certain LTE- and 3G-Compliant Cellular Communications Devices; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that, on February 18, 2020, the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) issued an Initial Determination on Violation of Section 337 in the above-captioned investigation. On April 3, 2020, the ALJ issued a Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bond. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, should the Commission find a violation. This notice is soliciting public interest comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to Commission rules. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard P. Hadorn, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–3179. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal, telephone (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘Section 337’’) provides that if the Commission finds a violation it shall exclude the articles concerned from the United States unless the public interest factors listed in 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1) prevent such action. A similar provision applies to cease and desist orders. 19 U.S.C. 1337(f)(1). The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a violation, specifically: (1) Limited exclusion orders (‘‘LEOs’’) directed to certain LTEand 3G-compliant cellular communications devices imported, sold for importation, and/or sold after importation by respondents Apple Inc. of Cupertino, California; HTC Corporation of Taoyuan City, Taiwan; HTC America, Inc. of Seattle, Washington; ZTE Corporation of Guangdong, China; and ZTE (USA) Inc. of Richardson, Texas; and (2) cease and desist orders (‘‘CDOs’’) against each respondent. The Commission is interested in further development of the record on the public interest in this investigation. Accordingly, parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4). In addition, members of the public are hereby invited to file submissions of no more than five (5) pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning the public interest in light of the ALJ’s Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bond issued in this investigation on April 3, 2020. Comments should address whether issuance of the remedial orders in this investigation, should the Commission find a violation, would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the recommended LEOs and CDOs are used in the United States; E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 69 / Thursday, April 9, 2020 / Notices (ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the recommended LEOs and CDOs; (iii) Identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, and/or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) Indicate whether complainant, its licensees, and/or third-party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the recommended LEOs and CDOs within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) Explain how the recommended LEOs and CDOs would impact consumers in the United States. Written submissions from the public must be filed no later than by close of business on May 5, 2020. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above. The Commission’s paper filing requirements in 19 CFR 210.4(f) are currently waived. 85 FR 15798 (Mar. 19, 2020). Submissions should refer to the investigation number (‘‘Inv. No. 337–TA–1138’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, https://www.usitc.gov/ documents/handbook_on_filing_ procedures.pdf.). Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary ((202) 205–2000). Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All information, including confidential business information and documents for which confidential treatment is properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes of this Investigation may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the Commission, its employees and Offices, and contract personnel (a) for developing or maintaining the records of this or a related proceeding, or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission including under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government employees and contract personnel, solely for cybersecurity purposes. All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:28 Apr 08, 2020 Jkt 250001 agreements. All non-confidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS. 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: April 6, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–07506 Filed 4–8–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Reinstatement, With Change, of Previously Approved Collection: National Inmate Survey in Jails (NIS– 4J) Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until June 8, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Amy Lauger, Supervisory Statistician, Institutional Research and Special Projects Unit, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: Amy.Lauger@ojp.usdoj.gov; telephone: 202–307–0711). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19957 are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, including whether the information will have practical utility; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Evaluate whether, and if so how, the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection: Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection. A new OMB number is needed, as this collection was previously under 1121– 0311 with the collection of prison data. They are now two separate collections. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: National Inmate Survey in Jails (NIS– 4J). 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: There is no agency form number at this time. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in the Office of Justice Programs. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Respondents will primarily be State, Local, or Tribal Government entities. The work under this clearance will be used to produce estimates for the incidence and prevalence of sexual victimization within correctional facilities as required under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Pub. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1138]


Certain LTE- and 3G-Compliant Cellular Communications Devices; 
Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that, on February 18, 2020, the 
presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') issued an Initial 
Determination on Violation of Section 337 in the above-captioned 
investigation. On April 3, 2020, the ALJ issued a Recommended 
Determination on Remedy and Bond. The Commission is soliciting comments 
on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, should the 
Commission find a violation. This notice is soliciting public interest 
comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest 
submissions pursuant to Commission rules.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard P. Hadorn, Esq., Office of the 
General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-3179. Copies of non-
confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may 
be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email 
[email protected]. General information concerning the Commission may 
also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on 
this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD 
terminal, telephone (202) 205-1810.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 
(``Section 337'') provides that if the Commission finds a violation it 
shall exclude the articles concerned from the United States unless the 
public interest factors listed in 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1) prevent such 
action. A similar provision applies to cease and desist orders. 19 
U.S.C. 1337(f)(1).
    The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues 
raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a 
violation, specifically: (1) Limited exclusion orders (``LEOs'') 
directed to certain LTE- and 3G-compliant cellular communications 
devices imported, sold for importation, and/or sold after importation 
by respondents Apple Inc. of Cupertino, California; HTC Corporation of 
Taoyuan City, Taiwan; HTC America, Inc. of Seattle, Washington; ZTE 
Corporation of Guangdong, China; and ZTE (USA) Inc. of Richardson, 
Texas; and (2) cease and desist orders (``CDOs'') against each 
respondent.
    The Commission is interested in further development of the record 
on the public interest in this investigation. Accordingly, parties are 
to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4). In 
addition, members of the public are hereby invited to file submissions 
of no more than five (5) pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning 
the public interest in light of the ALJ's Recommended Determination on 
Remedy and Bond issued in this investigation on April 3, 2020. Comments 
should address whether issuance of the remedial orders in this 
investigation, should the Commission find a violation, would affect the 
public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions 
in the United States economy, the production of like or directly 
competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers.
    In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that:
    (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the recommended 
LEOs and CDOs are used in the United States;

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    (ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the 
United States relating to the recommended LEOs and CDOs;
    (iii) Identify like or directly competitive articles that 
complainant, its licensees, and/or third parties make in the United 
States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be 
excluded;
    (iv) Indicate whether complainant, its licensees, and/or third-
party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles 
potentially subject to the recommended LEOs and CDOs within a 
commercially reasonable time; and
    (v) Explain how the recommended LEOs and CDOs would impact 
consumers in the United States.
    Written submissions from the public must be filed no later than by 
close of business on May 5, 2020.
    Persons filing written submissions must file the original document 
electronically on or before the deadlines stated above. The 
Commission's paper filing requirements in 19 CFR 210.4(f) are currently 
waived. 85 FR 15798 (Mar. 19, 2020). Submissions should refer to the 
investigation number (``Inv. No. 337-TA-1138'') in a prominent place on 
the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic 
Filing Procedures, https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_filing_procedures.pdf.). Persons with questions regarding 
filing should contact the Secretary ((202) 205-2000). Any person 
desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must 
request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to 
the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of 
the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 
201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is 
properly sought will be treated accordingly. All information, including 
confidential business information and documents for which confidential 
treatment is properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes 
of this Investigation may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the 
Commission, its employees and Offices, and contract personnel (a) for 
developing or maintaining the records of this or a related proceeding, 
or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations 
relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission 
including under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government 
employees and contract personnel, solely for cybersecurity purposes. 
All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. 
All non-confidential written submissions will be available for public 
inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS.
    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: April 6, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-07506 Filed 4-8-20; 8:45 am]
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