Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting, 65028 [2020-22691]

Download as PDF 65028 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 199 / Wednesday, October 14, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting The Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee (SITAC) will meet on October 27, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. The meeting will be available via teleconference. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on technical questions that affect the level of export controls applicable to sensors and instrumentation equipment and technology. Agenda Open Session 1. Welcome and Introductions. 2. Remarks from the Bureau of Industry and Security Management. 3. Industry Presentations. 4. New Business. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Closed Session 5. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@ bis.doc.gov, no later than October 20, 2020. A limited number of slots will be available during the public session of the meeting. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that the materials be forwarded before the meeting to Ms. Springer. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the General Counsel, formally determined on October 10, 2019 pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(d), that the portion of this meeting dealing with pre-decisional changes to the Commerce Control List and U.S. export control policies shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 Oct 13, 2020 Jkt 253001 portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information contact Yvette Springer on (202) 482–2813. domestic like product produced by that portion of the industry expressing support for, or opposition to, the petition. Moreover, sections 702(c)(4)(D) and 732(c)(4)(D) of the Act provide that, Yvette Springer, if the petition does not establish support Committee Liaison Officer. of domestic producers or workers [FR Doc. 2020–22691 Filed 10–13–20; 8:45 am] accounting for more than 50 percent of BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P the total production of the domestic like product, Commerce shall: (i) Poll the industry or rely on other information in DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE order to determine if there is support for the petition, as required by International Trade Administration subparagraph (A); or (ii) if there is a [A–533–897, A–557–821, A–469–823, C–533– large number of producers, determine 898, C–557–822] industry support using a statistically Notice of Extension of the Deadline for valid sampling method to poll the industry. Determining the Adequacy of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Extension of Time Petitions: Utility Scale Wind Towers From India, Malaysia, and Spain Sections 702(c)(1)(A) and 732(c)(1)(A) of the Act provide that within 20 days AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, of the filing of an antidumping or International Trade Administration, countervailing duty petition, Commerce Department of Commerce. will determine, inter alia, whether the DATES: Applicable October 7, 2020. petition has been filed by or on behalf FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: of the U.S. industry producing the Robert Galantucci; AD/CVD Operations, domestic like product. Sections Enforcement and Compliance, 702(c)(1)(B) and 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act International Trade Administration, provide that the deadline for the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 initiation determination, in exceptional Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, circumstances, may be extended by 20 DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2923. days in any case in which Commerce Extension of Initiation of Investigations must ‘‘poll or otherwise determine support for the petition by the The Petitions industry.’’ Because the Petitions have On September 30, 2020, the not established that the domestic Department of Commerce (Commerce) producers or workers accounting for received antidumping duty petitions on more than 50 percent of total production imports of utility scale wind towers support the Petitions, in accordance (wind towers) from India, Malaysia, and with sections 702(c)(4)(D) and Spain and countervailing duty petitions 732(c)(4)(D) of the Act, Commerce has on imports of wind towers from India determined it would be appropriate in and Malaysia, filed by the Wind Tower this case to poll the industry and extend Trade Coalition (the petitioner) on the time period for determining whether behalf of the domestic industry to initiate investigations in order to 1 producing wind towers. further examine the issue of industry support. Determination of Industry Support for the Petitions Commerce will need additional time Sections 702(b)(1) and 732(b)(1) of the to gather and analyze additional Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), information regarding industry support. Therefore, it is necessary to extend the require that a petition be filed by or on deadline for determining the adequacy behalf of the domestic industry. To of the Petitions for a period not to determine that the petition has been exceed 40 days from the filing of the filed by or on behalf of the industry, sections 702(c)(4)(A) and 732(c)(4)(A) of Petitions. As a result, in accordance with sections 702(c)(1)(B) and the Act require that the domestic 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act, Commerce’s producers or workers who support the initiation determination will now be petition account for: (i) At least 25 due no later than November 9, 2020. percent of the total production of the domestic like product; and (ii) more International Trade Commission than 50 percent of the production of the Notification 1 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Utility Scale Wind Towers from India, Malaysia, and Spain: Petitions for the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties,’’ dated September 30, 2020 (the Petitions). PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commerce will contact the International Trade Commission (ITC) and will make this extension notice available to the ITC. E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee; Notice 
of Partially Closed Meeting

    The Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee 
(SITAC) will meet on October 27, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight 
Time. The meeting will be available via teleconference. The Committee 
advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration 
on technical questions that affect the level of export controls 
applicable to sensors and instrumentation equipment and technology.

Agenda

Open Session

1. Welcome and Introductions.
2. Remarks from the Bureau of Industry and Security Management.
3. Industry Presentations.
4. New Business.

Closed Session

5. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions 
relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec. Sec.  
10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3).

    The open session will be accessible via teleconference. To join the 
conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at 
[email protected], no later than October 20, 2020.
    A limited number of slots will be available during the public 
session of the meeting. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent 
that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to 
the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time 
before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of 
public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee 
suggests that the materials be forwarded before the meeting to Ms. 
Springer.
    The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of 
the General Counsel, formally determined on October 10, 2019 pursuant 
to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 
U.S.C. app. 2 Sec.  10(d), that the portion of this meeting dealing 
with pre-decisional changes to the Commerce Control List and U.S. 
export control policies shall be exempt from the provisions relating to 
public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec. Sec.  10(a)(1) and 
10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the 
public.
    For more information contact Yvette Springer on (202) 482-2813.

Yvette Springer,
Committee Liaison Officer.
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