Department of Commerce September 8, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; 2014 Commercial Accountability Measure and Closure for South Atlantic Vermilion Snapper
Document Number: 2014-21346
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements accountability measures (AMs) for the commercial sector for vermilion snapper in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the South Atlantic. Commercial landings for vermilion snapper, as estimated by the Science Research Director (SRD), are projected to reach the commercial annual catch limit (ACL) for the July 1 through December 31, 2014, fishing period on September 12, 2014. Therefore, NMFS closes the commercial sector for vermilion snapper in the South Atlantic EEZ on September 12, 2014, and it will remain closed until the start of the January 1 through June 30, 2015, fishing period. This closure is necessary to protect the vermilion snapper resource.
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, in Part
Document Number: 2014-21335
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') preliminarily determines that carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (``steel wire rod'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The period of investigation (``POI'') is July 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013. The weighted-average dumping margins are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination.
Hand Trucks and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-21332
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is currently conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on hand trucks and certain parts thereof (hand trucks) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).\1\ The period of review (POR) is December 1, 2012, through November 30, 2013. This administrative review covers three exporters of the subject merchandise: New-Tec Integration (Xiamen) Co., Ltd.'s (New-Tec); Yangjiang Shunhe Industrial Co. (Shunhe); and Full Merit Enterprise Limited (Full Merit).
Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 62 Under Alternative Site Framework Brownsville, Texas
Document Number: 2014-21331
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2014-21315
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). The members will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below.
Grant of Interim Extension of the Term of U.S. Patent No. 5,686,060; LUMASONTM
Document Number: 2014-21308
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued an order granting interim extension under 35 U.S.C. 156(d)(5) for a one- year interim extension of the term of U.S. Patent No. 5,686,060.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-21300
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2014-21290
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2014-21288
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of the Special Red Drum Working Group.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-21274
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Plan for Periodic Review of Regulations
Document Number: 2014-21268
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) requires that NMFS periodically review existing regulations that have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities, such as small businesses, small organizations, and small governmental jurisdictions. This plan describes how NMFS will perform this review and describes the regulations that are being proposed for review during the current review cycle.
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2014-21246
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Coral Workshop Group via conference call.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Initiation of 5-Year Review
Document Number: 2014-21239
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces a 5-year review of the southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) and sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). A 5-year review is a periodic process conducted to ensure that the listing classification of a species is accurate. A 5-year review is based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review; therefore, we are requesting submission of any information on southern right whales and sperm whales that has become available since their last 5-year review in 2007 and 2009, respectively.
Notice of Foreign Availability Assessment: Anisotropic Plasma Dry Etching Equipment
Document Number: 2014-21211
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
This notice is to announce that the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is initiating a foreign availability assessment pursuant to section 5(f) of the Export Administration Act of 1979, as amended (EAA). BIS's Office of Technology Evaluation (OTE) will oversee the assessment of the foreign availability in China of anisotropic plasma dry etching equipment. BIS is also seeking public comments on the foreign availability of this equipment in China.