Raspberries for Processing: Conditions of Competition Between U.S. and Foreign Suppliers, with a Focus on Washington State; Change in Form of Public Hearing, 46712-46713 [2020-16844]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 46712 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 149 / Monday, August 3, 2020 / Notices Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding issued in this investigation on July 6, 2020. Comments should address whether issuance of the LEO and CDO 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 orders are used in the United States; (ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the recommended orders; (iii) Identify like or directly competitive articles that complainants, their licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) Indicate whether complainants, complainants’ licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the recommended exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) Explain how the LEO and CDO would impact consumers in the United States. Written submissions from the public must be filed no later than by close of business on August 18, 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 (March 19, 2020). Submissions should refer to the investigation number (‘‘Inv. No. 337–TA–1145’’) 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, VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:39 Jul 31, 2020 Jkt 250001 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: July 28, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–16724 Filed 7–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–577] Raspberries for Processing: Conditions of Competition Between U.S. and Foreign Suppliers, with a Focus on Washington State; Change in Form of Public Hearing United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Change in form of public hearing. AGENCY: The Commission has changed the form of the hearing to be held in Investigation No. 332–577: Raspberries for Processing: Conditions of Competition between U.S. and Foreign Suppliers, with a Focus on Washington State, from an in-person hearing to a videoconference hearing due to COVID– 19. With the exception of an additional date for filing electronic copies of oral statements for the hearing, dates previously announced in the notice of investigation remain the same. DATES: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 August 27, 2020: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the public hearing. September 8, 2020: Deadline for filing prehearing briefs and statements. September 15, 2020: Deadline for filing electronic copies of oral statements to be presented at the hearing. September 17, 2020: Public hearing via videoconference. September 24, 2020: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and statements. December 6, 2020: Deadline for filing all other written submissions. June 9, 2021: Transmittal of Commission report to the United States Trade Representative. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC. 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/edis3-internal/ app. Please note the Secretary’s Office will accept only electronic filings at this time (see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION or Written Submissions for more information). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Jessica Pugliese (202– 941–9537 or jessica.pugliese@usitc.gov) or Deputy Project Leader Mary Roop (202–708–2277 or mary.roop@usitc.gov) for information specific to this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of these investigations, 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 information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (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 202–205–2000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public hearing in this investigation will be held beginning at 9:30 a.m. on September 17, 2020, using a videoconference platform. More E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 149 / Monday, August 3, 2020 / Notices detailed information about the hearing, including how to participate, will be posted on the Commission’s website at https://usitc.gov/research_and_analysis/ what_we_are_working_on.htm. Once on that web page, scroll down to the entry for investigation No. 332–577, Raspberries for Processing: Conditions of Competition between U.S. and Foreign Suppliers, with a Focus on Washington State, and click on the link to ‘‘Hearing Information.’’ Interested parties should check the Commission’s website periodically for updates. Requests to appear at the public hearing should be filed with the Secretary no later than 5:15 p.m., August 27, 2020, in accordance with the requirements in the ‘‘Written Submissions’’ section below. All prehearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., September 8, 2020, and all post-hearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., September 24, 2020. Post-hearing briefs and statements should address matters raised at the hearing. To facilitate the hearing, including the preparation of an accurate written transcript of the hearing, oral testimony to be presented at the hearing must be submitted to the Commission electronically no later than the close of business September 15, 2020. In the event that, as of the close of business on September 8, 2020, no witnesses are scheduled to appear at the hearing, the hearing will be canceled. The Commission published notice of institution of the investigation to the Federal Register on May 20, 2020 (85 FR 30736). In that notice, the Commission announced it would hold a public hearing on September 17, 2020, in the Commission’s building and it also set dates by which requests to appear at the hearing, briefs, and other written submissions should be filed. Please note the Secretary’s Office will accept only electronic filings at this time. Filings must be made through the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS, https:// edis.usitc.gov). No in-person paperbased filings or paper copies of any electronic filings will be accepted until further notice. The scope of the investigation remains the same as published in the Federal Register on May 20, 2020. Written submissions: In lieu of or in addition to participating in the hearing, interested parties are invited to file written submissions concerning this investigation. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, and should be received not later than 5:15 p.m., December 6, 2020. All written submissions must conform to the VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:39 Jul 31, 2020 Jkt 250001 provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8), as temporarily amended by 85 FR 15798 (March 19, 2020). Under that rule waiver, the Office of the Secretary will accept only electronic filings at this time. Filings must be made through the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS, https:// edis.usitc.gov). No in-person paperbased filings or paper copies of any electronic filings will be accepted until further notice. Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Office of the Secretary, Docket Services Division (202–205– 1802) or consult the Commission’s Handbook on Filing Procedures. Confidential business information. Any submissions that contain confidential business information 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 confidential business information is clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made available for inspection by interested parties. As requested by the USTR, the Commission will not include any confidential business information in the report that it sends to the USTR or makes available to the public. However, all information, including confidential business information, 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 confidential business information in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. Summaries of written submissions: The Commission intends to publish summaries of the positions of interested persons in an appendix to the report. Persons wishing to have a summary of their position included in the report should include a summary with their PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46713 written submission. The summary may not exceed 500 words, should be in a format that can be easily converted to MS Word, and should not include any confidential business information. 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: July 29, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–16844 Filed 7–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1144] Certain Dental and Orthodontic Scanners and Software; Commission Determination To Review in Part a Final Initial Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Request for Written Submissions on the Issues Under Review and on Remedy, the Public Interest, and Bonding; Extension of the Target Date U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) has determined to review in part a final initial determination (‘‘ID’’) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’). The Commission requests written submissions from the parties on the issues under review and submissions from the parties, interested government agencies, and interested persons on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding, under the schedule set forth below. The target date is extended to September 28, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Needham, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–5468. 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 EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. General SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-577]


Raspberries for Processing: Conditions of Competition Between 
U.S. and Foreign Suppliers, with a Focus on Washington State; Change in 
Form of Public Hearing

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Change in form of public hearing.

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SUMMARY: The Commission has changed the form of the hearing to be held 
in Investigation No. 332-577: Raspberries for Processing: Conditions of 
Competition between U.S. and Foreign Suppliers, with a Focus on 
Washington State, from an in-person hearing to a videoconference 
hearing due to COVID-19. With the exception of an additional date for 
filing electronic copies of oral statements for the hearing, dates 
previously announced in the notice of investigation remain the same.

DATES: 
    August 27, 2020: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the 
public hearing.
    September 8, 2020: Deadline for filing prehearing briefs and 
statements.
    September 15, 2020: Deadline for filing electronic copies of oral 
statements to be presented at the hearing.
    September 17, 2020: Public hearing via videoconference.
    September 24, 2020: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and 
statements.
    December 6, 2020: Deadline for filing all other written 
submissions.
    June 9, 2021: Transmittal of Commission report to the United States 
Trade Representative.

ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission's hearing 
rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission 
Building, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC. 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/edis3-internal/app. Please note 
the Secretary's Office will accept only electronic filings at this time 
(see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION or Written Submissions for more 
information).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Jessica Pugliese (202-
941-9537 or [email protected]) or Deputy Project Leader Mary 
Roop (202-708-2277 or [email protected]) for information specific to 
this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of these 
investigations, 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 [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 
internet server (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 202-205-2000.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public hearing in this investigation 
will be held beginning at 9:30 a.m. on September 17, 2020, using a 
videoconference platform. More

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detailed information about the hearing, including how to participate, 
will be posted on the Commission's website at https://usitc.gov/research_and_analysis/what_we_are_working_on.htm. Once on that web 
page, scroll down to the entry for investigation No. 332-577, 
Raspberries for Processing: Conditions of Competition between U.S. and 
Foreign Suppliers, with a Focus on Washington State, and click on the 
link to ``Hearing Information.'' Interested parties should check the 
Commission's website periodically for updates.
    Requests to appear at the public hearing should be filed with the 
Secretary no later than 5:15 p.m., August 27, 2020, in accordance with 
the requirements in the ``Written Submissions'' section below. All 
prehearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 
p.m., September 8, 2020, and all post-hearing briefs and statements 
should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., September 24, 2020. Post-
hearing briefs and statements should address matters raised at the 
hearing. To facilitate the hearing, including the preparation of an 
accurate written transcript of the hearing, oral testimony to be 
presented at the hearing must be submitted to the Commission 
electronically no later than the close of business September 15, 2020. 
In the event that, as of the close of business on September 8, 2020, no 
witnesses are scheduled to appear at the hearing, the hearing will be 
canceled.
    The Commission published notice of institution of the investigation 
to the Federal Register on May 20, 2020 (85 FR 30736). In that notice, 
the Commission announced it would hold a public hearing on September 
17, 2020, in the Commission's building and it also set dates by which 
requests to appear at the hearing, briefs, and other written 
submissions should be filed. Please note the Secretary's Office will 
accept only electronic filings at this time. Filings must be made 
through the Commission's Electronic Document Information System (EDIS, 
https://edis.usitc.gov). No in-person paper-based filings or paper 
copies of any electronic filings will be accepted until further notice. 
The scope of the investigation remains the same as published in the 
Federal Register on May 20, 2020.
    Written submissions: In lieu of or in addition to participating in 
the hearing, interested parties are invited to file written submissions 
concerning this investigation. All written submissions should be 
addressed to the Secretary, and should be received not later than 5:15 
p.m., December 6, 2020. All written submissions must conform to the 
provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure (19 CFR 201.8), as temporarily amended by 85 FR 15798 (March 
19, 2020). Under that rule waiver, the Office of the Secretary will 
accept only electronic filings at this time. Filings must be made 
through the Commission's Electronic Document Information System (EDIS, 
https://edis.usitc.gov). No in-person paper-based filings or paper 
copies of any electronic filings will be accepted until further notice. 
Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the 
Office of the Secretary, Docket Services Division (202-205-1802) or 
consult the Commission's Handbook on Filing Procedures.
    Confidential business information. Any submissions that contain 
confidential business information 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 confidential business information is clearly identified by means of 
brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business 
information, will be made available for inspection by interested 
parties.
    As requested by the USTR, the Commission will not include any 
confidential business information in the report that it sends to the 
USTR or makes available to the public. However, all information, 
including confidential business information, 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 confidential business information in a manner 
that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information.
    Summaries of written submissions: The Commission intends to publish 
summaries of the positions of interested persons in an appendix to the 
report. Persons wishing to have a summary of their position included in 
the report should include a summary with their written submission. The 
summary may not exceed 500 words, should be in a format that can be 
easily converted to MS Word, and should not include any confidential 
business information. 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: July 29, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-16844 Filed 7-31-20; 8:45 am]
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