Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2022 Tariff-Rate Import Quota Year, 49292 [2021-19090]

Download as PDF 49292 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 168 / Thursday, September 2, 2021 / Notices [FR Doc. 2021–19106 Filed 9–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2022 Tariff-Rate Import Quota Year Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces a fee of $324 to be charged for the 2022 tariffrate quota (TRQ) year for each license issued to a person or firm by the Department of Agriculture authorizing the importation of certain dairy articles, which are subject to tariff-rate quotas set forth in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) of the United States. DATES: September 2, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abdelsalam El-Farra, Dairy Import Licensing Program, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, at (202) 720–9439; or by email at: abdelsalam.el-farra@fas.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Dairy Tariff-Rate Quota Import Licensing Regulation promulgated by the Department of Agriculture and codified at 7 CFR 6.20 through 6.36 provides for the issuance of licenses to import certain dairy articles that are subject to TRQs set forth in the HTS. Those dairy articles may only be entered into the United States at the in-quota TRQ tariffrates by or for the account of a person or firm to whom such licenses have been issued and only in accordance with the terms and conditions of the regulation. Licenses are issued on a calendar year basis, and each license authorizes the license holder to import a specified quantity and type of dairy article from a specified country of origin. The use of such licenses is monitored by the Import Program within the Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) provides that a fee will be charged for each license issued to a person or firm by the Licensing Authority to defray the Department of Agriculture’s costs of administering the licensing system under this regulation. The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) also provides that the Licensing Authority will announce the annual fee for each license and that such fee will be set out lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:33 Sep 01, 2021 Jkt 253001 in a notice to be published in the Federal Register. Accordingly, this notice sets out the fee for the licenses to be issued for the 2022 calendar year. The total cost to the Department of Agriculture of administering the licensing system for 2022 has been estimated to be $728,600.00 and the estimated number of licenses expected to be issued is 2,250. Of the total cost, $518,600.00 represents staff and supervisory costs directly related to administering the licensing system, and $210,000.00 represents other miscellaneous costs, including travel, publications, forms, and Automatic Data Processing (ADP) system support. Accordingly, notice is hereby given that the fee for each license issued to a person or firm for the 2022 calendar year, in accordance with 7 CFR 6.33, will be $324 per license. Lori Tortora, Licensing Authority. [FR Doc. 2021–19090 Filed 9–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Cibola National Forest; New Mexico; Revision of the Land Management Plan for the Cibola National Forest Forest Service, Agriculture (USDA). ACTION: Notice of opportunity to object to the revised Land Management Plan for the Cibola National Forest. AGENCY: The Forest Service is revising the Cibola National Forest’s Land Management Plan (Forest Plan). The Forest Service has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for its revised Forest Plan and a draft Record of Decision (ROD). This notice is to inform the public that the Cibola National Forest is initiating a 60-day period where individuals or entities with specific concerns about the Cibola National Forest’s revised Forest Plan and the associated FEIS may file objections for Forest Service review prior to the approval of the revised Forest Plan. This is also an opportunity to object to the Regional Forester’s list of species of conservation concern for the Cibola National Forest. DATES: The publication date of the legal notice in the Cibola National Forest’s newspaper of record, Albuquerque Journal, initiates the 60-day objection period and is the exclusive means for calculating the time to file an objection (36 CFR 219.52(c)(5)). An electronic scan of the legal notice with the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 publication date will be posted at https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/ ?project=46268. ADDRESSES: The Cibola National Forest’s revised Forest Plan, FEIS, draft ROD, species of conservation concern list, and other supporting information will be available for review at: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project= 46268. Copies of the Cibola National Forest’s revised Forest Plan, FEIS, draft ROD, and Regional Forester’s list of species of conservation concern for the Cibola National Forest can be obtained online at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/ project/?project=46268 or at the following office: Cibola National Forest Supervisor’s Office, 2113 Osuna Rd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113, Phone: (505) 346–3900. Objections must be submitted to the Objection Reviewing Officer by one of the following methods: • Via regular mail, carrier, or hand delivery to the following address: USDA-Forest Service Southwest Region, ATTN: Objection Reviewing Officer, 333 Broadway Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (Fax: 505–842–3173). Office hours for submitting a hand-delivered objection are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays. • Electronically at objectionssouthwestern-regional-office@usda.gov with subject: Cibola National Forest Plan Revision Objection. Electronically filed objections may be submitted by email in word (.doc or .docx), rich text format (.rtf), text (.txt), portable document format (.pdf), and/or hypertext markup language (.html). • Electronically to the Objection Reviewing Officer via the CARA objection web form: https:// cara.ecosystem-management.org/ Public//CommentInput?Project=46268. Electronic submissions must be submitted in a format (Word, PDF, or Rich Text) that is readable and searchable with optical character recognition software. • By Fax: 505–842–3173. Faxes must be addressed to ‘‘Objection Reviewing Officer.’’ The fax coversheet should include a subject line with ‘‘Cibola National Forest Plan Revision Objection’’ or ‘‘Cibola Species of Conservation Concern’’ and specify the number of pages being submitted. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Forest Supervisor, Steve Hattenbach at (505) 346–3804 or steven.hattenbach@ usda.gov. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the hearing-impaired (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2022 Tariff-
Rate Import Quota Year

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a fee of $324 to be charged for the 2022 
tariff-rate quota (TRQ) year for each license issued to a person or 
firm by the Department of Agriculture authorizing the importation of 
certain dairy articles, which are subject to tariff-rate quotas set 
forth in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) of the United States.

DATES: September 2, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abdelsalam El-Farra, Dairy Import 
Licensing Program, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, at (202) 720-9439; or by email at: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Dairy Tariff-Rate Quota Import Licensing 
Regulation promulgated by the Department of Agriculture and codified at 
7 CFR 6.20 through 6.36 provides for the issuance of licenses to import 
certain dairy articles that are subject to TRQs set forth in the HTS. 
Those dairy articles may only be entered into the United States at the 
in-quota TRQ tariff-rates by or for the account of a person or firm to 
whom such licenses have been issued and only in accordance with the 
terms and conditions of the regulation.
    Licenses are issued on a calendar year basis, and each license 
authorizes the license holder to import a specified quantity and type 
of dairy article from a specified country of origin. The use of such 
licenses is monitored by the Import Program within the Foreign 
Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and U.S. Customs 
and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
    The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) provides that a fee will be charged 
for each license issued to a person or firm by the Licensing Authority 
to defray the Department of Agriculture's costs of administering the 
licensing system under this regulation.
    The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) also provides that the Licensing 
Authority will announce the annual fee for each license and that such 
fee will be set out in a notice to be published in the Federal 
Register. Accordingly, this notice sets out the fee for the licenses to 
be issued for the 2022 calendar year.
    The total cost to the Department of Agriculture of administering 
the licensing system for 2022 has been estimated to be $728,600.00 and 
the estimated number of licenses expected to be issued is 2,250. Of the 
total cost, $518,600.00 represents staff and supervisory costs directly 
related to administering the licensing system, and $210,000.00 
represents other miscellaneous costs, including travel, publications, 
forms, and Automatic Data Processing (ADP) system support.
    Accordingly, notice is hereby given that the fee for each license 
issued to a person or firm for the 2022 calendar year, in accordance 
with 7 CFR 6.33, will be $324 per license.

Lori Tortora,
Licensing Authority.
[FR Doc. 2021-19090 Filed 9-1-21; 8:45 am]
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