Department of Commerce March 11, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Marine Mammals; File No. 19768
Document Number: 2016-05613
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Evin Hildebrandt, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue, S3-221, Worcester, MA 01655, has applied in due form for a permit to receive and create cell lines from marine mammal cetaceans species for scientific research.
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Welded Stainless Pressure Pipe From India: Preliminary Affirmative Determination and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination
Document Number: 2016-05575
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of welded stainless pressure pipe (``welded stainless pipe'') from India. The period of investigation is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination.
Large Residential Washers From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-05570
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on large residential washers from the Republic of Korea. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, LG Electronics, Inc. (LGE). We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by LGE have been made at prices below normal value (NV). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative and New Shipper Reviews and Rescission of Administrative Review, in Part; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-05567
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review and a concurrent new-shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain cut-to-length carbon-quality steel plate products (CTL plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015. With respect to the administrative review, the Department preliminarily determines that the sole producer/exporter subject to the review, Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (DSM), made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. With respect to the new-shipper review, the Department preliminarily determines that Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai Steel) did not make sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Large Residential Washers From Mexico: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-05566
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on large residential washers from Mexico. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015. The review covers one producer/ exporter of the subject merchandise, Electrolux Home Products Corp. N.V. and Electrolux Home Products de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (collectively, Electrolux). We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by Electrolux have been made at prices below normal value (NV). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Furfuryl Alcohol From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-05554
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on furfuryl alcohol from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015. The review covers one exporter of subject merchandise.\1\ The Department preliminarily finds that the mandatory respondent, Qingdao WenKem Co., Ltd. (``WenKem''), has not demonstrated that it is eligible for a separate rate in this segment of the proceeding, and therefore, for the preliminary results, we are treating it as part of the PRC-wide entity.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; 2016 Commercial Accountability Measure and Closure for South Atlantic Golden Tilefish Longline Component
Document Number: 2016-05552
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements an accountability measure for the commercial longline component for golden tilefish in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the South Atlantic. Commercial longline landings for golden tilefish are projected to reach the longline component's commercial annual catch limit (ACL) on March 15, 2016. Therefore, NMFS closes the commercial longline component for golden tilefish in the South Atlantic EEZ on March 15, 2016, and it will remain closed until the start of the next fishing year, January 1, 2017. This closure is necessary to protect the golden tilefish resource.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-05547
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Herring Advisory Panel 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: 2016-05546
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils will hold a Joint Spiny Lobster Review Panel meeting via webinar.
Census Scientific Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-05541
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice of a meeting of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (C-SAC). The Committee will address policy, research, and technical issues relating to a full range of Census Bureau programs and activities, including communications, decennial, demographic, economic, field operations, geographic, information technology, and statistics. The C-SAC will meet in a plenary session on April 14-15, 2016. Last minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments. Please visit the Census Advisory Committees Web site for the most current meeting agenda at: http://www.census.gov/ cac/. The meeting will be available via Web cast at: http:// www.census.gov/newsroom/census-live.html or at http://www.ustream.tv/ embed/6504322?wmode=direct.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Reallocation of Pollock in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands
Document Number: 2016-05537
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is reallocating the projected unused amounts of the Aleut Corporation pollock directed fishing allowance from the Aleutian Islands subarea to the Bering Sea subarea. This action is necessary to provide opportunity for harvest of the 2016 total allowable catch of pollock, consistent with the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Catcher Vessels Using Trawl Gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2016-05528
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-11
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 Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the A season apportionment of the 2016 Pacific cod total allowable catch allocated to trawl catcher vessels in the BSAI.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-05510
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Commodity Flow Survey
Document Number: 2016-05494
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, U.s. Census Bureau
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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic; 2016 Commercial Run-Around Gillnet Closure
Document Number: 2016-05482
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements an accountability measure (AM) through this temporary rule for commercial harvest of king mackerel in the Florida west coast southern subzone of the eastern zone of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) exclusive economic zone (EEZ) using run-around gillnet gear. NMFS has determined that the commercial annual catch limit (ACL; commercial quota) for king mackerel using run-around gillnet gear in the Florida west coast southern subzone of the Gulf EEZ will be reached by March 11, 2016. Therefore, NMFS closes the Florida west coast southern subzone to commercial king mackerel fishing using run-around gillnet gear in the Gulf EEZ. This closure is necessary to protect the Gulf king mackerel resource.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-05447
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce
Commerce Debt Collection
Document Number: 2016-05341
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Commerce (Commerce Department) hereby revises its debt collection regulations as a result of, and to conform to, an amendment made by the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act). Specifically, the law, as amended by the DATA Act, requires Commerce Department to refer to the Secretary of the Treasury all past due, legally enforceable nontax debt that are over 120 days delinquent, including nontax debt administered by a third party acting as an agent for the Federal Government, for purposes of administrative offset. These revised debt collection regulations also provide updated references to the Bureau of the Fiscal Service as the agency within the Department of the Treasury to which Commerce Department refers delinquent debts to reflect a reorganization made by the Department of the Treasury.