Amendments to Existing Validated End-User Authorizations in the People's Republic of China
In this rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to revise existing authorizations for Validated End-Users (VEUs) Samsung China Semiconductor Co. Ltd. (Samsung China), Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), SK hynix Semiconductor (China) Ltd. (SK hynix China) and SK hynix Semiconductor (Wuxi) Ltd. (SK hynix Wuxi) (collectively ``SK hynix'') in the People's Republic of China (PRC). Specifically, BIS amends Supplement No. 7 to part 748 of the EAR to add two items and remove one item from the list of eligible items for VEU Samsung China, add a facility to the list of eligible destinations and two items to the list of eligible items for VEU SMIC, and update the addresses of the facilities used by VEU SK hynix China and VEU SK hynix Wuxi.
National Defense Stockpile Market Impact Committee Request for Public Comments on the Potential Market Impact of the Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Materials Plan
The purpose of this notice is to advise the public that the National Defense Stockpile Market Impact Committee, co-chaired by the Departments of Commerce and State, is seeking public comments on the potential market impact of the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Stockpile Annual Materials Plan. The role of the Market Impact Committee is to advise the National Defense Stockpile Manager on the projected domestic and foreign economic effects of all acquisitions and disposals involving the stockpile and related material research and development projects. Public comments are an important element of the Committee's market impact review process.
Membership of the Bureau of Industry and Security Performance Review Board
In accordance with 5 U.S. C. 4314 (c) (4), the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), Department of Commerce (DOC), announce the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of BIS's Performance Review Board. The Performance Review Board is responsible for (1) reviewing performance appraisals and rating of Senior Executive Service (SES) members and (2) making recommendations to the appointing authority on other performance management issues, such as pay adjustments, bonuses and Presidential Rank Awards for SES members. The appointment of these members to the Performance Review Board will be for a period of twenty-four (24) months.