Certain Synthetic Roofing Underlayment Products and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation, 33198-33199 [2020-11644]

Download as PDF 33198 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 105 / Monday, June 1, 2020 / Notices with either or both of these definitions, please explain why and provide alternative definitions. Authority: This proceeding is being conducted under authority of Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.61 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: May 27, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–11692 Filed 5–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1202] Certain Synthetic Roofing Underlayment Products and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 24, 2020, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Kirsch Research and Development, LLC, of Simi Valley, California. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and/or the sale within the United certain synthetic roofing underlayment products and components thereof States after importation of certain synthetic roofing underlayment products and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,765,251 (‘‘the ’251 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov . For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:40 May 29, 2020 Jkt 250001 need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 205– 2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Hiner, Office of Docket Services, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–1802. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2020). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on May 26, 2020, Ordered That — (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain products identified in paragraph (2) by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–19 of the ’251 patent; and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) Pursuant to section 210.10(b)(1) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10(b)(1), the plain language description of the accused products or category of accused products, which defines the scope of the investigation, is ‘‘synthetic materials that are installed between a roof support deck and the outer surface of a roof and incorporate an innovative multi-layer structure and compositions to provide improved slip-resistance, weatherresistance, and structural integrity that is safer, easier to install, and lasts longer.’’ (3) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainant is: Kirsch Research and Development, LLC, 1296 Patricia Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93065. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and is/are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Atlas Roofing Corporation, 2000 RiverEdge Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30328. PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 CertainTeed Corporation, 20 Moores Road, Malvern, PA 19355. Dupont De Nemours, Inc., 974 Centre Road, Wilmington, DE 19805. E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, 974 Centre Road, Wilmington, DE 19805. Epilay, Inc., 21175 South Main Street, E1 Unit C, Carson, CA 90745. GAF Corporation, 1 Campus Drive, Parsippany, NJ 07054. InterWrap Corp., 1 Owens Corning Parkway, Toledo, OH 43659. Owens Corning, 1 Owens Corning Parkway, Toledo, OH 43659. Owens Corning Roofing & Asphalt, LLC, 1 Owens Corning Parkway, Toledo, OH 43659. System Components Corporation, 50 SE Bush Street, Issaquah, WA 98027. Tamko Building Products, LLC, 220 W. 4th Street, Joplin, MO 64801; and (4) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations will not participate as a party in this investigation. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(e) and 210.13(a), as amended in 85 FR 15798 (March 19, 2020), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the complainant of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent. By order of the Commission. E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 105 / Monday, June 1, 2020 / Notices Issued: May 26, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. [FR Doc. 2020–11644 Filed 5–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1105–0103] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested Submission for Review: Electronic Submission Form for Requests for Corrective Action, Whistleblower Protection for Federal Bureau of Investigation Employees Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Justice Management Division, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management (OARM), will be submitting this information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is a Request for Corrective Action Form, available on OARM’s public website, for current and former employees of, or applicants for employment with, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) who wish to file a claim of whistleblower reprisal. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until July 31, 2020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management, 450 5th Street NW, Suite 10200, Attn: Hilary S. Delaney, Washington, DC 20530. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:40 May 29, 2020 Jkt 250001 Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of information collection: Existing. (2) Title of Form/Collection: Request for Corrective Action Form. (3) The agency form number, if any/ the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: No form number/Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management, Justice Management Division, U.S. Department of Justice. (4) Affected Public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Individuals. The application form is submitted voluntarily by individuals who are current or former employees of, or applicants for employment with, the FBI who allege reprisal for their whistleblowing activities. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated to respond/reply: An average of 15 respondents per year, and an average of three hours to complete the form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: About 45 hours. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: May 27, 2020. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2020–11715 Filed 5–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–PB–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [Docket No. OSHA–2020–0003] Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH): Notice of Meetings Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. ACTION: Notice of ACCSH and ACCSH Workgroup meetings. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33199 The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) will meet July 1, 2020, by teleconference and WebEx. In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, ACCSH Workgroups will also meet by teleconference and WebEx on June 30, 2020. DATES: ACCSH meeting: ACCSH will meet from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., ET, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. ACCSH Workgroup meetings: Prior to the full Committee meeting, ACCSH Workgroups will meet Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (For Workgroup meeting times, see the schedule under ‘‘Workgroup Meetings’’ in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice). ADDRESSES: Submission of comments and requests to speak: Submit comments and requests to speak at the ACCSH and ACCSH Workgroup meetings by Thursday, June 25, 2020, identified by the docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA– 2020–0003), using of the following method: Electronically: Comments and request to speak, including attachments, must be submitted electronically at: http:// www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for special accommodations for this ACCSH meeting by Thursday, June 25, 2020, to Ms. Gretta Jameson, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone: (202) 693–2020; email: jameson.grettah@dol.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of Communications, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone (202) 693–1999; email: meilinger.francis2@dol.gov. For general information about ACCSH: Mr. Damon Bonneau, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone (202) 693–2183; email: bonneau.damon@ dol.gov. Telecommunication requirements: For additional information about the telecommunication requirements for the meeting, please contact Ms. Veneta Chatmon, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone (202) 693–2020; email: chatmon.veneta@dol.gov. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1202]


Certain Synthetic Roofing Underlayment Products and Components 
Thereof; Institution of Investigation

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the 
U.S. International Trade Commission on April 24, 2020, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Kirsch Research 
and Development, LLC, of Simi Valley, California. The complaint alleges 
violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United 
States, the sale for importation, and/or the sale within the United 
certain synthetic roofing underlayment products and components thereof 
States after importation of certain synthetic roofing underlayment 
products and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain 
claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,765,251 (``the '251 patent''). The 
complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists 
as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests 
that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the 
investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist 
orders.

ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information 
contained therein, may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket 
(EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov . For help accessing EDIS, please 
email [email protected]. Hearing impaired individuals are advised 
that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the 
Commission's TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. Persons with mobility 
impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the 
Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 205-
2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be 
obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Hiner, Office of Docket 
Services, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205-
1802.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: The authority for institution of 
this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, and in section 210.10 of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2020).

    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on May 26, 2020, Ordered That --
    (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether 
there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the 
importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the 
sale within the United States after importation of certain products 
identified in paragraph (2) by reason of infringement of one or more of 
claims 1-19 of the '251 patent; and whether an industry in the United 
States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337;
    (2) Pursuant to section 210.10(b)(1) of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10(b)(1), the plain language 
description of the accused products or category of accused products, 
which defines the scope of the investigation, is ``synthetic materials 
that are installed between a roof support deck and the outer surface of 
a roof and incorporate an innovative multi-layer structure and 
compositions to provide improved slip-resistance, weather-resistance, 
and structural integrity that is safer, easier to install, and lasts 
longer.''
    (3) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the 
following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of 
investigation shall be served:
    (a) The complainant is: Kirsch Research and Development, LLC, 1296 
Patricia Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93065.
    (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in 
violation of section 337, and is/are the parties upon which the 
complaint is to be served:

Atlas Roofing Corporation, 2000 RiverEdge Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 
30328.
CertainTeed Corporation, 20 Moores Road, Malvern, PA 19355.
Dupont De Nemours, Inc., 974 Centre Road, Wilmington, DE 19805.
E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, 974 Centre Road, Wilmington, DE 
19805.
Epilay, Inc., 21175 South Main Street, E1 Unit C, Carson, CA 90745.
GAF Corporation, 1 Campus Drive, Parsippany, NJ 07054.
InterWrap Corp., 1 Owens Corning Parkway, Toledo, OH 43659.
Owens Corning, 1 Owens Corning Parkway, Toledo, OH 43659.
Owens Corning Roofing & Asphalt, LLC, 1 Owens Corning Parkway, Toledo, 
OH 43659.
System Components Corporation, 50 SE Bush Street, Issaquah, WA 98027.
Tamko Building Products, LLC, 220 W. 4th Street, Joplin, MO 64801; and

    (4) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative 
Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the 
presiding Administrative Law Judge.
    The Office of Unfair Import Investigations will not participate as 
a party in this investigation.
    Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be 
submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of 
the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. 
Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(e) and 210.13(a), as amended in 85 FR 15798 
(March 19, 2020), such responses will be considered by the Commission 
if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the 
complainant of the complaint and the notice of investigation. 
Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the 
notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor 
is shown.
    Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each 
allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to 
constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations 
of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative 
law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, 
to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and 
to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing 
such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or 
a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent.

    By order of the Commission.


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    Issued: May 26, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-11644 Filed 5-29-20; 8:45 am]
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