Order Denying Export Privileges: In the Matter of: Douglas Glover, 229 East Haven Drive, Birmingham, AL 35215, 69008-69009 [2021-26355]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 69008 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 231 / Monday, December 6, 2021 / Notices transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or engaging in any other activity subject to the Regulations; or C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or from any other activity subject to the Regulations. Second, no person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following: A. Export, reexport, or transfer (incountry) to or on behalf of the Denied Person any item subject to the Regulations; B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or control of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States, including financing or other support activities related to a transaction whereby the Denied Person acquires or attempts to acquire such ownership, possession or control; C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject to the Regulations that has been exported from the United States; D. Obtain from the Denied Person in the United States any item subject to the Regulations with knowledge or reason to know that the item will be, or is intended to be, exported from the United States; or E. Engage in any transaction to service any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States and which is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person, or service any item, of whatever origin, that is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person if such service involves the use of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States. For purposes of this paragraph, servicing means installation, maintenance, repair, modification or testing. Third, pursuant to Section 1760(e) of the Export Control Reform Act (50 U.S.C. 4819(e)) and Sections 766.23 and 766.25 of the Regulations, any other person, firm, corporation, or business organization related to Kourani by ownership, control, position of responsibility, affiliation, or other connection in the conduct of trade or business may also be made subject to the provisions of this Order in order to prevent evasion of this Order. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:32 Dec 03, 2021 Jkt 256001 Fourth, in accordance with part 756 of the Regulations, Kourani may file an appeal of this Order with the Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security. The appeal must be filed within 45 days from the date of this Order and must comply with the provisions of part 756 of the Regulations. Fifth, a copy of this Order shall be delivered to Kourani and shall be published in the Federal Register. Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until December 3, 2029. John Sonderman, Director, Office of Export Enforcement. [FR Doc. 2021–26356 Filed 12–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges: In the Matter of: Douglas Glover, 229 East Haven Drive, Birmingham, AL 35215 On April 8, 2019, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, Douglas Glover (‘‘Glover’’), was convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. 554(a). Specifically, Glover was convicted of knowingly attempting to export and send from the United States to Russia, 30 round capacity AK–47 magazines, without a Department of State export license or other written authorization in violation of 18 U.S.C. 554. Glover was sentenced to 16 months in prison and two years of supervised release. Pursuant to Section 1760(e) of the Export Control Reform Act (‘‘ECRA’’),1 the export privileges of any person who has been convicted of certain offenses, including, but not limited to, 18 U.S.C. 554, may be denied for a period of up to ten (10) years from the date of his/her conviction. 50 U.S.C. 4819(e) (Prior Convictions). In addition, any Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) licenses or other authorizations issued under ECRA, in which the person had an interest at the time of the conviction, may be revoked. Id. BIS received notice of Glover’s conviction for violating 18 U.S.C. 554, and has provided notice and opportunity for Glover to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (‘‘EAR’’ or 1 ECRA was enacted as part of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, and as amended is codified at 50 U.S.C. 4801–4852. Glover’s conviction post-dates ECRA’s enactment on August 13, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the ‘‘Regulations’’). 15 CFR 766.25.2 BIS has not received a written submission from Glover. Based upon my review of the record and consultations with BIS’s Office of Exporter Services, including its Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided to deny Glover’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of seven years from the date of Glover’s conviction. The Office of Exporter Services has also decided to revoke any BIS-issued licenses in which Glover had an interest at the time of his conviction.3 Accordingly, it is hereby ordered: First, from the date of this Order until April 8, 2026, Douglas Glover, with a last known address of 229 East Haven Drive, Birmingham, AL 35215, and when acting for or on his behalf, his successors, assigns, employees, agents or representatives (‘‘the Denied Person’’), may not directly or indirectly participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘‘item’’) exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to: A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, license exception, or export control document; B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or engaging in any other activity subject to the Regulations; or C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or from any other activity subject to the Regulations. Second, no person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following: A. Export, reexport, or transfer (incountry) to or on behalf of the Denied Person any item subject to the Regulations; B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or control of any item 2 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2021). 3 The Director, Office of Export Enforcement, is now the authorizing official for issuance of denial orders, pursuant to recent amendments to the Regulations (85 FR 73411, November 18, 2020). E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 231 / Monday, December 6, 2021 / Notices subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States, including financing or other support activities related to a transaction whereby the Denied Person acquires or attempts to acquire such ownership, possession or control; C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject to the Regulations that has been exported from the United States; D. Obtain from the Denied Person in the United States any item subject to the Regulations with knowledge or reason to know that the item will be, or is intended to be, exported from the United States; or E. Engage in any transaction to service any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States and which is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person, or service any item, of whatever origin, that is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person if such service involves the use of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States. For purposes of this paragraph, servicing means installation, maintenance, repair, modification or testing. Third, pursuant to section 1760(e) of the Export Control Reform Act (50 U.S.C. 4819(e)) and sections 766.23 and 766.25 of the Regulations, any other person, firm, corporation, or business organization related to Glover by ownership, control, position of responsibility, affiliation, or other connection in the conduct of trade or business may also be made subject to the provisions of this Order in order to prevent evasion of this Order. Fourth, in accordance with part 756 of the Regulations, Glover may file an appeal of this Order with the Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security. The appeal must be filed within 45 days from the date of this Order and must comply with the provisions of part 756 of the Regulations. Fifth, a copy of this Order shall be delivered to Glover and shall be published in the Federal Register. Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until April 8, 2026. John Sonderman, Director, Office of Export Enforcement. [FR Doc. 2021–26355 Filed 12–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:32 Dec 03, 2021 Jkt 256001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–489–819] Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From the Republic of Turkey: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Intent To Rescind in Part; 2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain producers/exporters of steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR) January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable January 20, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Konrad Ptaszynski or Brontee Jeffries, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6187 or (202) 482–4656, respectively. AGENCY: 69009 via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at https:// access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at https://access.trade.gov/public/ FRNoticesListLayout.aspx. Scope of the Order 4 The merchandise covered by the order is steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar). For a complete description of the scope, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Methodology Commerce is conducting this administrative review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For each subsidy program found countervailable, we preliminarily find that there is a subsidy, i.e., a government-provided financial contribution that gives rise to a benefit to the recipient, and that the subsidy is specific.5 For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. On January 6, 2021, Commerce published a notice of initiation of an administrative review for the countervailing duty order on rebar from Turkey.1 On July 6, 2021, Commerce exercised its discretion to extend the preliminary results of this administrative review by 120 days, until November 30, 2021.2 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.3 A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as the appendix to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically Intent To Rescind Administrative Review, in Part It is Commerce’s practice to rescind an administrative review of a countervailing duty order, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(3), when there are no reviewable entries of subject merchandise during the POR for which liquidation is suspended.6 Normally, upon completion of an administrative review, the suspended entries are liquidated at the countervailing duty assessment rate calculated for the review period.7 Therefore, for an administrative review of a company to be conducted, there must be a reviewable, suspended entry that Commerce can instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to liquidate at the calculated countervailing duty assessment rate calculated for the 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 86 FR 511, 516 (January 6, 2021). 2 See Memorandum, ‘‘Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from the Republic of Turkey: Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of 2019 Countervailing Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated July 6, 2021. 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of and the Preliminary Intent to Rescind, in Part: Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from the Republic of Turkey; 2019,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 4 See Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from the Republic of Turkey: Countervailing Duty Order, 79 FR 65926 (November 6, 2014) (Order). 5 See sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act regarding financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding benefit; and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity. 6 See, e.g., Lightweight Thermal Paper from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015, 82 FR 14349 (March 20, 2017); and Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017, 84 FR 14650 (April 11, 2019). 7 See 19 CFR 351.212(b)(2). 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 231 (Monday, December 6, 2021)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Order Denying Export Privileges: In the Matter of: Douglas 
Glover, 229 East Haven Drive, Birmingham, AL 35215

    On April 8, 2019, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern 
District of Alabama, Douglas Glover (``Glover''), was convicted of 
violating 18 U.S.C. 554(a). Specifically, Glover was convicted of 
knowingly attempting to export and send from the United States to 
Russia, 30 round capacity AK-47 magazines, without a Department of 
State export license or other written authorization in violation of 18 
U.S.C. 554. Glover was sentenced to 16 months in prison and two years 
of supervised release.
    Pursuant to Section 1760(e) of the Export Control Reform Act 
(``ECRA''),\1\ the export privileges of any person who has been 
convicted of certain offenses, including, but not limited to, 18 U.S.C. 
554, may be denied for a period of up to ten (10) years from the date 
of his/her conviction. 50 U.S.C. 4819(e) (Prior Convictions). In 
addition, any Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) licenses or other 
authorizations issued under ECRA, in which the person had an interest 
at the time of the conviction, may be revoked. Id.
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    \1\ ECRA was enacted as part of the John S. McCain National 
Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, and as amended is 
codified at 50 U.S.C. 4801-4852. Glover's conviction post-dates 
ECRA's enactment on August 13, 2018.
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    BIS received notice of Glover's conviction for violating 18 U.S.C. 
554, and has provided notice and opportunity for Glover to make a 
written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Export 
Administration Regulations (``EAR'' or the ``Regulations''). 15 CFR 
766.25.\2\ BIS has not received a written submission from Glover.
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    \2\ The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of 
Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730-774 (2021).
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    Based upon my review of the record and consultations with BIS's 
Office of Exporter Services, including its Director, and the facts 
available to BIS, I have decided to deny Glover's export privileges 
under the Regulations for a period of seven years from the date of 
Glover's conviction. The Office of Exporter Services has also decided 
to revoke any BIS-issued licenses in which Glover had an interest at 
the time of his conviction.\3\
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    \3\ The Director, Office of Export Enforcement, is now the 
authorizing official for issuance of denial orders, pursuant to 
recent amendments to the Regulations (85 FR 73411, November 18, 
2020).
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    Accordingly, it is hereby ordered:
    First, from the date of this Order until April 8, 2026, Douglas 
Glover, with a last known address of 229 East Haven Drive, Birmingham, 
AL 35215, and when acting for or on his behalf, his successors, 
assigns, employees, agents or representatives (``the Denied Person''), 
may not directly or indirectly participate in any way in any 
transaction involving any commodity, software or technology 
(hereinafter collectively referred to as ``item'') exported or to be 
exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, 
including, but not limited to:
    A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, license 
exception, or export control document;
    B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, 
receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, 
forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, 
any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the 
United States that is subject to the Regulations, or engaging in any 
other activity subject to the Regulations; or
    C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item 
exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to 
the Regulations, or from any other activity subject to the Regulations.
    Second, no person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the 
following:
    A. Export, reexport, or transfer (in-country) to or on behalf of 
the Denied Person any item subject to the Regulations;
    B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted 
acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or 
control of any item

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subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the 
United States, including financing or other support activities related 
to a transaction whereby the Denied Person acquires or attempts to 
acquire such ownership, possession or control;
    C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition 
or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject to 
the Regulations that has been exported from the United States;
    D. Obtain from the Denied Person in the United States any item 
subject to the Regulations with knowledge or reason to know that the 
item will be, or is intended to be, exported from the United States; or
    E. Engage in any transaction to service any item subject to the 
Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States 
and which is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person, or 
service any item, of whatever origin, that is owned, possessed or 
controlled by the Denied Person if such service involves the use of any 
item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from 
the United States. For purposes of this paragraph, servicing means 
installation, maintenance, repair, modification or testing.
    Third, pursuant to section 1760(e) of the Export Control Reform Act 
(50 U.S.C. 4819(e)) and sections 766.23 and 766.25 of the Regulations, 
any other person, firm, corporation, or business organization related 
to Glover by ownership, control, position of responsibility, 
affiliation, or other connection in the conduct of trade or business 
may also be made subject to the provisions of this Order in order to 
prevent evasion of this Order.
    Fourth, in accordance with part 756 of the Regulations, Glover may 
file an appeal of this Order with the Under Secretary of Commerce for 
Industry and Security. The appeal must be filed within 45 days from the 
date of this Order and must comply with the provisions of part 756 of 
the Regulations.
    Fifth, a copy of this Order shall be delivered to Glover and shall 
be published in the Federal Register.
    Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in 
effect until April 8, 2026.

John Sonderman,
Director, Office of Export Enforcement.
[FR Doc. 2021-26355 Filed 12-3-21; 8:45 am]
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