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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 52 / Thursday, March 17, 2022 / Notices Agenda Briefings This is the agenda for each of the six virtual panel presentations. I. Roll Call II. Welcome III. Virtual Panel Presentations IV. Public Comment V. Closing Remarks VI. Adjourn Exceptional Circumstance: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, the notice for this meeting is given less than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting because of the exceptional circumstances of the immediacy of the subject matter. Dated: March 11, 2022. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2022–05613 Filed 3–16–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Procedures for Submitting Request for Exclusions From the Section 232 National Security Adjustments of Imports of Steel and Aluminum The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on November 22, 2021, during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security. Title: Procedures for Submitting Request for Exclusions from the Section 232 National Security Adjustments of Imports of Steel and Aluminum. OMB Control Number: 0694–0139. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular submission, extension of a current information collection. Number of Respondents: 84,401. Average Hours per Response: 4 hours. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Mar 16, 2022 Jkt 256001 Burden Hours: 337,604. Needs and Uses: On March 8, 2018, the President issued Proclamations 9704 and 9705 concurring with the findings of the two reports and determining that adjusting imports through the imposition of duties on steel and aluminum is necessary so that imports of steel and aluminum will no longer threaten to impair the national security. The Proclamations also authorized the Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of State, the United States Trade Representative, the Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and other senior executive branch officials as appropriate, to grant exclusions from the duties for domestic parties affected by the duties. This could take place if the Secretary determines the steel or aluminum for which the exclusion is requested is not produced in the United States in a sufficient and reasonably available amount or of a satisfactory quality or should be excluded based upon specific national security considerations. The President directed the Secretary to promulgate regulations as may be necessary to implement an exclusion process. The purpose of this information collection is to allow for submission of exclusions requests from the remedies instituted in presidential proclamations adjusting imports of steel into the United States and adjusting imports of aluminum into the United States. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: On Occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, Presidential Proclamations 9704 and 9705. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function and PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15203 entering either the title of the collection or the OMB Control Number 0694–0139. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2022–05678 Filed 3–16–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC or the Committee) will hold a virtual meeting via WebEx on Thursday March 31, 2022, hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The meeting is open to the public with registration instructions provided below. DATES: March 31, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). Members of the public wishing to participate must register in advance with the REEEAC Designated Federal Officer (DFO) Cora Dickson at the contact information below by 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, March 25, in order to pre-register, including any requests to make comments during the meeting or for accommodations or auxiliary aids. ADDRESSES: To register, please contact Cora Dickson, REEEAC DFO, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries (OEEI), Industry and Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482–6083; email: Cora.Dickson@ trade.gov. Registered participants will be emailed the login information for the meeting, which will be conducted via WebEx. SUMMARY: Cora Dickson, REEEAC DFO, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries (OEEI), Industry and Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482–6083; email: Cora.Dickson@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Secretary of Commerce established the REEEAC pursuant to discretionary authority and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), on July 14, 2010. The REEEAC was re-chartered most recently on June 5, 2020. The REEEAC provides FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Procedures for Submitting Request for Exclusions From the 
Section 232 National Security Adjustments of Imports of Steel and 
Aluminum

    The Department of Commerce will submit the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the 
general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and 
continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of 
our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the 
Federal Register on November 22, 2021, during a 60-day comment period. 
This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments.
    Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security.
    Title: Procedures for Submitting Request for Exclusions from the 
Section 232 National Security Adjustments of Imports of Steel and 
Aluminum.
    OMB Control Number: 0694-0139.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular submission, extension of a current 
information collection.
    Number of Respondents: 84,401.
    Average Hours per Response: 4 hours.
    Burden Hours: 337,604.
    Needs and Uses: On March 8, 2018, the President issued 
Proclamations 9704 and 9705 concurring with the findings of the two 
reports and determining that adjusting imports through the imposition 
of duties on steel and aluminum is necessary so that imports of steel 
and aluminum will no longer threaten to impair the national security. 
The Proclamations also authorized the Secretary of Commerce, in 
consultation with the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the 
Treasury, the Secretary of State, the United States Trade 
Representative, the Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, the 
Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and other 
senior executive branch officials as appropriate, to grant exclusions 
from the duties for domestic parties affected by the duties. This could 
take place if the Secretary determines the steel or aluminum for which 
the exclusion is requested is not produced in the United States in a 
sufficient and reasonably available amount or of a satisfactory quality 
or should be excluded based upon specific national security 
considerations. The President directed the Secretary to promulgate 
regulations as may be necessary to implement an exclusion process. The 
purpose of this information collection is to allow for submission of 
exclusions requests from the remedies instituted in presidential 
proclamations adjusting imports of steel into the United States and 
adjusting imports of aluminum into the United States.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, 
Presidential Proclamations 9704 and 9705.
    This information collection request may be viewed at 
www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of 
Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of 
this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. 
Find this particular information collection by selecting ``Currently 
under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search 
function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB 
Control Number 0694-0139.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2022-05678 Filed 3-16-22; 8:45 am]
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