Department of Commerce October 22, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2014-25245
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2014-25209
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 27, 2014, the United States Court of International Trade (``CIT'' or ``Court'') issued its final judgment affirming the Department of Commerce's (``the Department'') final results of redetermination pursuant to remand of the final determination of the antidumping duty investigation concerning drawn stainless steel sinks from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ Consistent with the decision of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (``CAFC'') in Timken Co. v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (``Timken''), as clarified by Diamond Sawblades Mfrs. Coalition v. United States, 626 F.3d 1374 (Fed. Cir. 2010) (``Diamond Sawblades''), the Department is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the Department's final determination \2\ and is amending the final determination of the investigation with respect to the margin assigned to Shenzen Kehuaxing Industrial Ltd. (``Kehuaxing''), an exporter and producer of subject merchandise.
Stainless Steel Bar From Spain: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-25196
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar (SSB) from Spain. The period of review (POR) is March 1, 2012, through February 28, 2013. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Gerdau Aceros Especiales Europa, S.L. (Gerdau).\1\ We determine that subject merchandise has not been sold at less than normal value during the POR.
2015 Annual Determination To Implement the Sea Turtle Observer Requirement
Document Number: 2014-25154
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) publishes a proposed Annual Determination (AD) for 2015, pursuant to its authority under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Through the AD, NMFS identifies U.S. fisheries operating in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and Pacific Ocean that will be required to take observers upon NMFS' request. The purpose of observing identified fisheries is to learn more about sea turtle interactions in a given fishery, evaluate measures to prevent or reduce sea turtle takes and to implement the prohibition against sea turtle takes. Fisheries identified on the 2015 AD (see Table 1) will be eligible to carry observers as of January 1, 2015 and will remain on the AD for a five year period. The fisheries listed on the final determination will be required to carry observers upon NMFS' request until December 31, 2019.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-25115
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-25113
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-25107
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Trawl Catcher Vessels in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2014-25103
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels using trawl gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2014 Pacific cod total allowable catch (TAC) apportioned to trawl catcher vessels in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Contingent Valuation Surveys To Assess Value of Selected Hurricane Sandy Restoration Efforts in New York and New Jersey
Document Number: 2014-25054
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Catcher Processor Socio-Cultural Study
Document Number: 2014-25047
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska Commercial Operator's Annual Report (COAR)
Document Number: 2014-25034
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Non-Economic Valuation of Subsistence Salmon in Alaska
Document Number: 2014-25026
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Initiation of a Status Review for the Guadalupe Fur Seal
Document Number: 2014-25017
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announces a status review of the Guadalupe fur seal (Arctocephalus townsendi) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA). A status review is a periodic undertaking conducted to ensure that the listing classification of a species is accurate. A status review is based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review; therefore, we are requesting submission of any such information on the Guadalupe fur seal population in the eastern Pacific waters that has become available since the last Guadalupe fur seal status review in 1984.
Renaming of Express Mail® to Priority Mail Express®
Document Number: 2014-24891
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark (Office) is revising the rules of practice to change the phrase Express Mail or EXPRESS MAIL[supreg] to Priority Mail Express[supreg] due to the United States Postal Service (USPS) renaming Express Mail[supreg] to Priority Mail Express[supreg] on July 28, 2013, and to make other changes to conform the nomenclature used in the rules of practice to the current nomenclature used by the USPS.
Call for Applications for the International Buyer Program Calendar Year 2016
Document Number: 2014-24677
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In this notice, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) International Trade Administration (ITA) announces that it will begin accepting applications for the International Buyer Program (IBP) for calendar year 2016 (January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016). The announcement also sets out the objectives, procedures and application review criteria for the IBP. The purpose of the IBP is to bring international buyers together with U.S. firms in industries with high export potential at leading U.S. trade shows. Specifically, through the IBP, the ITA selects domestic trade shows which will receive ITA assistance in the form of global promotion in foreign markets, provision of export counseling to exhibitors, and provision of matchmaking services at the trade show. This notice covers selection for IBP participation during calendar year 2016.