Global Economic Impact of Missing and Low Pesticide Maximum Residue Levels; Extension of Time To File Written Submissions, and Delay in Submitting Volume 2 of the Report, 38923-38924 [2020-13883]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 125 / Monday, June 29, 2020 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–573] Global Economic Impact of Missing and Low Pesticide Maximum Residue Levels; Extension of Time To File Written Submissions, and Delay in Submitting Volume 2 of the Report United States International Trade Commission ACTION: Extension of the Deadline for Filing Written Submissions in Connection with Volume 2 of the Report and Extension of the Time for Transmitting Volume 2 of the Report. AGENCY: The Commission has extended the deadline for filing written comments relating to volume 2 of its report from June 5, 2020, to July 31, 2020, and in accordance with a request on behalf of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), the Commission will submit volume 2 of its report by January 31, 2021 (delivered Monday, February 1, 2021) instead of by October 31, 2020. DATES: June 30, 2020: Transmittal of volume 1 of the report to the USTR (this date is unchanged) July 31, 2020: New deadline for filing written submissions relating to volume 2 January 31, 2021: New transmittal date for volume 2 of the Commission’s report to the USTR (Delivered Monday, February 1, 2021) ADDRESSES: All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Sabina Neumann (volumes 1 and 2) (202–205–3000 or sabina.neumann@usitc.gov) or Deputy Project Leader (volume 2) Brian Daigle (202–205–3458 or brian.daigle@ usitc.gov) for information specific to this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of this investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 202–205–1810. General jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Jun 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its website (https://www.usitc.gov). Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2002. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission published notice of institution of the above referenced investigation in the Federal Register on September 27, 2019 (84 FR 51178, September 27, 2019). The Commission instituted the investigation following receipt of a request from the USTR on August 30, 2019. The USTR asked that the Commission provide its report in two volumes, with volume 1 provided by June 30, 2020, and volume 2 by October 31, 2020. In its notice announcing the investigation, the Commission noted the respective due dates for volumes 1 and 2 of the report, and in connection with volume 2, requested that written submissions be filed with the Commission by June 5, 2020. On May 28, 2020, the Commission received a request on behalf of the U.S. Trade Representative, requesting that the Commission deliver volume 2 of its report by January 31, 2021. That request noted the disruption and technical issues that have arisen with respect to completion of volume 2 of the report due to the COVID–19 pandemic, including with respect to the ability to do travel-related research, and asked that the Commission transmit volume 2 of the report by January 31, 2021 (delivered Monday, February 1, 2021). The Commission still expects to transmit volume 1 of the report to USTR by June 30, 2020, the date indicated in the notice published in the Federal Register on April 17, 2020. Written Submissions: The Commission has invited interested parties to submit written statements concerning this investigation. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, and should be received no later than 5:15 p.m., July 31, 2020 for matters to be covered by volume 2 of the Commission’s report. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 of the Rules (as further explained in the Commission’s Handbook on Filing Procedures) requires that interested parties file documents electronically on or before the filing deadline (see the following paragraph for further information regarding confidential business information or ‘‘CBI’’). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Office of the PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38923 Secretary, Docket Services Division (202–205–1802). The Commission has waived the requirement in section 201.8(d)(1) of its rules (19 CFR 201.8(d)(1)) that persons filing written submissions must also file paper copies of their written submissions by noon of the next day; accordingly, no paper copies should be filed, nor should copies be filed in any form other than electronic. Confidential Business Information (CBI): Any submissions that contain CBI must also conform to the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the Rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the ‘‘confidential’’ or ‘‘non-confidential’’ version, and that the CBI is clearly identified using brackets. The Commission will make all written submissions, except for those (or portions thereof) containing CBI, available for inspection by interested parties. In his request letter, the USTR stated that his office intends to make the Commission’s report available to the public in its entirety, and he asked that the Commission not include any CBI in the report that it delivers to USTR. The Commission will not include any of the CBI submitted in the course of this investigation in the report it sends to the USTR. However, all information, including CBI, submitted in 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 for cybersecurity purposes. The Commission will not otherwise disclose any CBI in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. Summaries of Written Submissions: The Commission intends to publish any summaries of written submissions filed by interested persons. Persons wishing to have a summary of their submission included in the report should include a summary with their written submission, titled ‘‘Public Summary,’’ and should mark the summary as having been provided for that purpose. The summary may not exceed 500 words, should be in MSWord format or a format that can be easily converted to MSWord, and E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1 38924 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 125 / Monday, June 29, 2020 / Notices should not include any CBI. The summary will be published as provided if it meets these requirements and is germane to the subject matter of the investigation. The Commission will identify the name of the organization furnishing the summary and will include a link to the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) where the full written submission can be found. By order of the Commission. Issued: June 23, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FY 2017 and FY 18 Service Contracts Inventory and Inventory Supplement Justice Management Division, Department of Justice. AGENCY: Notice. In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the FY 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Act, the Department of Justice is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of its FY 2017 and FY 18 Service Contracts Inventory and Inventory Supplement. The inventory includes service contract actions over $25,000 that were awarded in Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 and 2018. The inventory supplement includes information collected from contractors on the amount invoiced and direct labor hours expended for covered service contracts. The Department of Justice analyzes this data for the purpose of determining whether its contract labor is being used in an effective and appropriate manner and if the mix of federal employees and contractors in the agency is effectively balanced. The inventory and supplement do not include contractor proprietary or sensitive information. The FY 2017 and 2018 Service Contract Inventory and Inventory Supplements are provided at the following link: https://www.justice.gov/jmd/servicecontract-inventory. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin Doss, Office of Acquisition Management, Justice Management Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20530; Phone: 202– 616–3758; Email: Kevin.Doss@usdoj.gov VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Jun 26, 2020 [FR Doc. 2020–13979 Filed 6–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–DH–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance [FR Doc. 2020–13883 Filed 6–26–20; 8:45 am] ACTION: Dated: June 24, 2020. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. Jkt 250001 In accordance with the Section 223 (19 U.S.C. 2273) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2271, et seq.) (‘‘Act’’), as amended, the Department of Labor herein presents summaries of determinations regarding eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance under Chapter 2 of the Act (‘‘TAA’’) for workers by (TA–W) number issued during the period of May 1, 2020 through May 31, 2020. (This Notice primarily follows the language of the Trade Act. In some places however, changes such as the inclusion of subheadings, a reorganization of language, or ‘‘and,’’ ‘‘or,’’ or other words are added for clarification.) Section 222(a)—Workers of a Primary Firm In order for an affirmative determination to be made for workers of a primary firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for TAA, the group eligibility requirements under Section 222(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(a)) must be met, as follows: (1) The first criterion (set forth in Section 222(a)(1) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(a)(1)) is that a significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm (or ‘‘such firm’’) have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; AND (2(A) or 2(B) below) (2) The second criterion (set forth in Section 222(a)(2) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(a)(2)) may be satisfied by either (A) the Increased Imports Path, or (B) the Shift in Production or Services to a Foreign Country Path/Acquisition of Articles or Services from a Foreign Country Path, as follows: (A) Increased Imports Path: (i) the sales or production, or both, of such firm, have decreased absolutely; AND (ii and iii below) (ii)(I) imports of articles or services like or directly competitive with articles produced or services supplied by such firm have increased; OR PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (II)(aa) imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles into which one or more component parts produced by such firm are directly incorporated, have increased; OR (II)(bb) imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced directly using the services supplied by such firm, have increased; OR (III) imports of articles directly incorporating one or more component parts produced outside the United States that are like or directly competitive with imports of articles incorporating one or more component parts produced by such firm have increased; AND (iii) the increase in imports described in clause (ii) contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation and to the decline in the sales or production of such firm; OR (B) Shift in Production or Services to a Foreign Country Path OR Acquisition of Articles or Services from a Foreign Country Path: (i) (I) there has been a shift by such workers’ firm to a foreign country in the production of articles or the supply of services like or directly competitive with articles which are produced or services which are supplied by such firm; OR (II) such workers’ firm has acquired from a foreign country articles or services that are like or directly competitive with articles which are produced or services which are supplied by such firm; AND (ii) the shift described in clause (i)(I) or the acquisition of articles or services described in clause (i)(II) contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation. Section 222(b)—Adversely Affected Secondary Workers In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely affected secondary workers of a firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for TAA, the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(b)) must be met, as follows: (1) A significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers’ firm or an appropriate subdivision of the firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; AND (2) the workers’ firm is a supplier or downstream producer to a firm that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility under Section 222(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(a)), and such supply or production is related to the article or E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-573]


Global Economic Impact of Missing and Low Pesticide Maximum 
Residue Levels; Extension of Time To File Written Submissions, and 
Delay in Submitting Volume 2 of the Report

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission

ACTION: Extension of the Deadline for Filing Written Submissions in 
Connection with Volume 2 of the Report and Extension of the Time for 
Transmitting Volume 2 of the Report.

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SUMMARY: The Commission has extended the deadline for filing written 
comments relating to volume 2 of its report from June 5, 2020, to July 
31, 2020, and in accordance with a request on behalf of the U.S. Trade 
Representative (USTR), the Commission will submit volume 2 of its 
report by January 31, 2021 (delivered Monday, February 1, 2021) instead 
of by October 31, 2020.

DATES: 
June 30, 2020: Transmittal of volume 1 of the report to the USTR (this 
date is unchanged)
July 31, 2020: New deadline for filing written submissions relating to 
volume 2
January 31, 2021: New transmittal date for volume 2 of the Commission's 
report to the USTR (Delivered Monday, February 1, 2021)

ADDRESSES: All written submissions should be addressed to the 
Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street 
SW, Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may 
be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Sabina Neumann (volumes 
1 and 2) (202-205-3000 or [email protected]) or Deputy Project 
Leader (volume 2) Brian Daigle (202-205-3458 or [email protected]) 
for information specific to this investigation. For information on the 
legal aspects of this investigation, contact William Gearhart of the 
Commission's Office of the General Counsel (202-205-3091 or 
[email protected]). The media should contact Margaret 
O'Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202-205-1819 or 
ma[email protected]). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain 
information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
at 202-205-1810. General information concerning the Commission may also 
be obtained by accessing its website (https://www.usitc.gov). Persons 
with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining 
access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 
202-205-2002.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission published notice of 
institution of the above referenced investigation in the Federal 
Register on September 27, 2019 (84 FR 51178, September 27, 2019). The 
Commission instituted the investigation following receipt of a request 
from the USTR on August 30, 2019. The USTR asked that the Commission 
provide its report in two volumes, with volume 1 provided by June 30, 
2020, and volume 2 by October 31, 2020. In its notice announcing the 
investigation, the Commission noted the respective due dates for 
volumes 1 and 2 of the report, and in connection with volume 2, 
requested that written submissions be filed with the Commission by June 
5, 2020. On May 28, 2020, the Commission received a request on behalf 
of the U.S. Trade Representative, requesting that the Commission 
deliver volume 2 of its report by January 31, 2021. That request noted 
the disruption and technical issues that have arisen with respect to 
completion of volume 2 of the report due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 
including with respect to the ability to do travel-related research, 
and asked that the Commission transmit volume 2 of the report by 
January 31, 2021 (delivered Monday, February 1, 2021). The Commission 
still expects to transmit volume 1 of the report to USTR by June 30, 
2020, the date indicated in the notice published in the Federal 
Register on April 17, 2020.
    Written Submissions: The Commission has invited interested parties 
to submit written statements concerning this investigation. All written 
submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, and should be 
received no later than 5:15 p.m., July 31, 2020 for matters to be 
covered by volume 2 of the Commission's report. All written submissions 
must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 of the 
Rules (as further explained in the Commission's Handbook on Filing 
Procedures) requires that interested parties file documents 
electronically on or before the filing deadline (see the following 
paragraph for further information regarding confidential business 
information or ``CBI''). Persons with questions regarding electronic 
filing should contact the Office of the Secretary, Docket Services 
Division (202-205-1802). The Commission has waived the requirement in 
section 201.8(d)(1) of its rules (19 CFR 201.8(d)(1)) that persons 
filing written submissions must also file paper copies of their written 
submissions by noon of the next day; accordingly, no paper copies 
should be filed, nor should copies be filed in any form other than 
electronic.
    Confidential Business Information (CBI): Any submissions that 
contain CBI must also conform to the requirements of section 201.6 of 
the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). 
Section 201.6 of the Rules requires that the cover of the document and 
the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the 
``confidential'' or ``non-confidential'' version, and that the CBI is 
clearly identified using brackets. The Commission will make all written 
submissions, except for those (or portions thereof) containing CBI, 
available for inspection by interested parties.
    In his request letter, the USTR stated that his office intends to 
make the Commission's report available to the public in its entirety, 
and he asked that the Commission not include any CBI in the report that 
it delivers to USTR.
    The Commission will not include any of the CBI submitted in the 
course of this investigation in the report it sends to the USTR. 
However, all information, including CBI, submitted in 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 for cybersecurity purposes. The Commission will not 
otherwise disclose any CBI in a manner that would reveal the operations 
of the firm supplying the information.
    Summaries of Written Submissions: The Commission intends to publish 
any summaries of written submissions filed by interested persons. 
Persons wishing to have a summary of their submission included in the 
report should include a summary with their written submission, titled 
``Public Summary,'' and should mark the summary as having been provided 
for that purpose. The summary may not exceed 500 words, should be in 
MSWord format or a format that can be easily converted to MSWord, and

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should not include any CBI. The summary will be published as provided 
if it meets these requirements and is germane to the subject matter of 
the investigation. The Commission will identify the name of the 
organization furnishing the summary and will include a link to the 
Commission's Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) where the 
full written submission can be found.

    By order of the Commission.
    Issued: June 23, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-13883 Filed 6-26-20; 8:45 am]
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