Department of Commerce November 17, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska Commercial Operator's Annual Report (COAR)
Document Number: 2017-24991
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-24990
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-24989
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Certain Steel Nails From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2016
Document Number: 2017-24967
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain steel nails (steel nails) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) for the period January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2016, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review.
Narrow Woven Ribbon With Woven Selvedge From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-24966
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 19, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the 2015-2016 antidumping duty administrative review (AR) of the antidumping duty order on narrow woven ribbon with woven selvedge from the People's Republic of China (PRC), in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The period of review (POR) is September 1, 2015, through August 31, 2016. We received no comments from any interested parties. Accordingly, our final results remain unchanged from the preliminary results.
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From Mexico: Initiation and Expedited Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2017-24965
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) is simultaneously initiating and issuing the preliminary results of a changed circumstances review (CCR) of the antidumping duty order on light- walled rectangular pipe and tube (LWRPT) from Mexico, consistent with section 751(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.216 and 351.221(c)(3)(ii). Based on the information on the record, we preliminarily determine that Perfiles LM, S.A. de C.V. (Perfiles) is the successor-in-interest to Perfiles y Herrajes LM, S.A. de C.V. (Perfiles y Herrajes). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Steel Wire Garment Hangers From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-24964
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 9, 2017, the Department of Commerce (Department) published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016. This review covered Hangzhou Yingqing Material Co. Ltd. and Hangzhou Qingqing Mechanical Co. Ltd. (collectively, Yingqing), and Shanghai Wells Hanger Co., Ltd./ Hong Kong Wells Ltd. (collectively, Shanghai Wells). The Department gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results, but we received no comments. Hence, the final results are unchanged from the Preliminary Results and we continue to find that Shanghai Wells sold merchandise at prices below the normal value and Yingqing is not eligible for a separate rate during the period of review.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24962
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet in December in Anchorage, AK.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24961
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council, NEFMC) will hold a three-day meeting to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24960
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold Hawaii Regional Ecosystem Advisory Committee (REAC) meeting to discuss and make recommendations on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24959
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Groundfish 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.
Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24958
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council's (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a 5-day meeting in December to discuss the items contained in the agenda in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24957
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
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.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Meeting
Document Number: 2017-24956
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC) Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Committee will hold a public meeting.
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2017-24955
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of the Personnel Committee (Closed Session); Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee; Spiny Lobster Committee; Citizen Science Committee; Data Collection Committee; Snapper Grouper Committee; Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee (Partially Closed); Mackerel Cobia Committee, Information and Education Committee; Standard Operating, Policy and Procedure (SOPPs) Committee, and the Executive Finance Committee. The Council will meet as a Committee of the Whole to address the Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule and a meeting of the full Council. A Recreational Reporting Workshop will also be held during the meeting week. The Council will also hold a formal public comment session and take action as necessary.
Endangered Species; File Nos. 20590 and 20610
Document Number: 2017-24946
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Nicole Phillips, Ph.D., The University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Biological Sciences, 118 College Drive #5018, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 (File No. 20590) and David Portnoy, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX 78412 (File No. 20610), have applied in due form for permits to receive and import sawfish and scalloped hammerhead shark samples for purposes of scientific research.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; American Community Survey Methods Panel Tests
Document Number: 2017-24943
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Census Bureau, 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.
Notice of Meeting: Summit on Trade-Related Standards Issues
Document Number: 2017-24605
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA) is seeking input from U.S. stakeholders (companies, private sector organizations and trade associations active in trade-related standards work) on standards, conformity assessment and regulatory trends and challenges in foreign markets and the assistance they require from ITA to effectively address standards-related trade barriers and trends to take advantage of export opportunities. ITA will use this input in reviewing how to improve services and programs to best meet the needs of U.S. stakeholders in the standards area. In addition, ITA will convene an internal summit on how to improve such services and programs on March 6-7, 2018 in Washington, DC, and is soliciting private sector requests for limited opportunities to participate in portions of the summit.