Delaying Submission of the Small Business Report Under the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015, 66402 [2020-23084]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 66402 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 202 / Monday, October 19, 2020 / Notices Applications must be typewritten, and should be headed ‘Application for Inclusion on USMCA Chapter 10 Roster.’ Applications should include the following information, and each section of the application should be numbered as indicated: 1. Name of the applicant. 2. Business address, telephone number, fax number, and email address. 3. Citizenship(s). 4. Current employment, including title, description of responsibility, and name and address of employer. 5. Relevant education and professional training. 6. Spanish language fluency, written and spoken. 7. Post-education employment history, including the dates and addresses of each prior position and a summary of responsibilities. 8. Relevant professional affiliations and certifications, including, if any, current bar memberships in good standing. 9. A list and copies of publications, testimony, and speeches, if any, concerning AD/CVD law. Judges or former judges should list relevant judicial decisions. Submit only one copy of publications, testimony, speeches, and decisions. 10. Summary of any current and past employment by, or consulting or other work for, the Governments of the United States, Canada, or Mexico. 11. The names and nationalities of all foreign principals for whom the applicant is currently or has previously been registered pursuant to the Foreign Agents Registration Act, 22 U.S.C. 611 et seq., and the dates of all registration periods. 12. List of proceedings brought under U.S., Canadian, or Mexican AD/CVD law regarding imports of U.S., Canadian, or Mexican products in which the applicant advised or represented (for example, as consultant or attorney) any U.S., Canadian, or Mexican party to such proceeding and, for each such proceeding listed, the name and country of incorporation of such party. 13. A short statement of qualifications and availability for service on Chapter 10 panels, including information relevant to the applicant’s familiarity with international trade law and willingness and ability to make time commitments necessary for service on panels. 14. On a separate page, the names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers of three individuals willing to provide information concerning the applicant’s qualifications for service, including the applicant’s character, reputation, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 16, 2020 Jkt 253001 reliability, judgment, and familiarity with international trade law. Current Roster Members and Prior Applicants Current members of the Chapter 10 roster (individuals selected for the Chapter 19 roster beginning April 1, 2020) who remain interested in inclusion on the Chapter 10 roster only need to indicate that they are reapplying and submit updates (if any) to their applications on file. Current members do not need to resubmit their applications. Individuals who previously have applied but were not selected must submit new applications to reapply. An applicant, including a current or former roster member, who previously has submitted materials referred to in item 9, should not resubmit the materials. Public Disclosure Applications are covered by a Privacy Act System of Records Notice and are not subject to public disclosure and will not be posted publicly on Regulations.gov. USTR may refer applications to other federal agencies and Congressional committees in the course of determining eligibility for the roster, and may share them with foreign governments and the USMCA Secretariat in the course of panel selection. False Statements False statements by applicants regarding their personal or professional qualifications, or financial or other relevant interests that bear on the applicants’ suitability for placement on the Chapter 10 roster or for appointment to binational panels, are subject to criminal sanctions under 18 U.S.C. 1001. Juan Milla´n, Assistant United States Trade Representative for Monitoring and Enforcement,Office of the United States Trade Representative. is requiring the Chief Counsel for Advocacy of the Small Business Administration (SBA Advocacy) to delay submission of the report to Congress on the economic impacts on small businesses of the United StatesKenya trade agreement until negotiations conclude. DATES: This notice is applicable on October 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rosalyn Steward, Assistant Chief Counsel, SBA Office of Advocacy, at (202) 205–7013, or Christina Sevilla, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Small Businesses, at (202) 395- 9506. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA) (Pub. L. 114–125) requires SBA Advocacy to submit to Congress a report on the economic impacts of a covered trade agreement on small businesses not more than 180 days after convening an Interagency Working Group for the relevant trade agreement. See 15 U.S.C. 634c(b)(3)(A). The TFTEA authorizes the President to require SBA Advocacy to delay the submission of this report until after the relevant negotiation concludes so that the negotiations are not disrupted. See 15 U.S.C. 634c(b)(3)(B). The President has delegated this authority to the U.S. Trade Representative. Pursuant to this authority, the U.S. Trade Representative is requiring SBA Advocacy to delay the submission of the report for the United States-Kenya trade agreement negotiations until the negotiation has concluded, but not later than 30 days after the trade agreement is signed, provided that the delay allows SBA Advocacy to submit the report to the Congress not later than 45 days before the Senate or the House of Representatives acts to approve or disapprove the trade agreement. [FR Doc. 2020–22999 Filed 10–16–20; 8:45 am] Joseph Barloon, General Counsel, Office of the United States Trade Representative. BILLING CODE 3290–F1–P [FR Doc. 2020–23084 Filed 10–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3290–F1–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Delaying Submission of the Small Business Report Under the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 202 (Monday, October 19, 2020)]
[Notices]
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE


Delaying Submission of the Small Business Report Under the Trade 
Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015

AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to delegated authority, the U.S. Trade Representative 
is requiring the Chief Counsel for Advocacy of the Small Business 
Administration (SBA Advocacy) to delay submission of the report to 
Congress on the economic impacts on small businesses of the United 
States-Kenya trade agreement until negotiations conclude.

DATES: This notice is applicable on October 13, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rosalyn Steward, Assistant Chief 
Counsel, SBA Office of Advocacy, at (202) 205-7013, or Christina 
Sevilla, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Small 
Businesses, at (202) 395- 9506.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement 
Act of 2015 (TFTEA) (Pub. L. 114-125) requires SBA Advocacy to submit 
to Congress a report on the economic impacts of a covered trade 
agreement on small businesses not more than 180 days after convening an 
Interagency Working Group for the relevant trade agreement. See 15 
U.S.C. 634c(b)(3)(A). The TFTEA authorizes the President to require SBA 
Advocacy to delay the submission of this report until after the 
relevant negotiation concludes so that the negotiations are not 
disrupted. See 15 U.S.C. 634c(b)(3)(B). The President has delegated 
this authority to the U.S. Trade Representative. Pursuant to this 
authority, the U.S. Trade Representative is requiring SBA Advocacy to 
delay the submission of the report for the United States-Kenya trade 
agreement negotiations until the negotiation has concluded, but not 
later than 30 days after the trade agreement is signed, provided that 
the delay allows SBA Advocacy to submit the report to the Congress not 
later than 45 days before the Senate or the House of Representatives 
acts to approve or disapprove the trade agreement.

Joseph Barloon,
General Counsel, Office of the United States Trade Representative.
[FR Doc. 2020-23084 Filed 10-16-20; 8:45 am]
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