Department of Commerce July 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Crab Rationalization Cost Recovery Program
Document Number: 2021-14443
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS publishes notification of a 1.09 percent fee for cost recovery under the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Crab Rationalization Program. This action is intended to provide holders of crab allocations with the 2021/2022 crab fishing year fee percentage so they can calculate the required cost recovery fee payment, which must be submitted by July 31, 2022.
Establishment of a Team Under the National Construction Safety Team Act
Document Number: 2021-14392
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), United States Department of Commerce, announces the establishment of a National Construction Safety Team pursuant to the National Construction Safety Team Act. The Team was established to study the collapse of the Champlain Towers South Condominium in Surfside, FL that occurred on June 24, 2021.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Elkhorn Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration, Phase II in Monterey County, California
Document Number: 2021-14380
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued a Renewal incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals incidental to construction activities associated with the second phase of the Elkhorn Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project in Monterey County, California.
Certain Metal Lockers and Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2021-14316
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain metal lockers and parts thereof (metal lockers) from the People's Republic China (China).
Certain Metal Lockers and Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2021-14315
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that imports of certain metal lockers and parts thereof (metal lockers) from the People's Republic of China (China) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is January 1, 2020, through June 30, 2020.
International Fisheries; Western and Central Pacific Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species; Requirements To Safeguard Fishery Observers
Document Number: 2021-14256
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Under authority of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act (WCPFC Implementation Act), NMFS issues this final rule establishing requirements to safeguard fishery observers and establishing pre-trip notification procedures for observer placement. This action is necessary to satisfy the obligations of the United States under the Convention on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (Convention), to which it is a Contracting Party.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary; Announcement of Public Meetings; Request for Public Comments
Document Number: 2021-14221
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has prepared a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) that considers three alternatives for the proposed designation of a national marine sanctuary to manage a nationally significant collection of shipwrecks and other underwater cultural resources in New York's eastern Lake Ontario and the Thousand Islands region of the St. Lawrence River. NOAA also prepared a draft management plan that describes the proposed goals, objectives, and strategies for managing the proposed sanctuary. NOAA is soliciting public comment on the DEIS and draft management plan.
Addition of Certain Entities to the Entity List; Correction of Existing Entry on the Entity List
Document Number: 2021-14367
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
This final rule amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding four entities to the Entity List. These four entities have been determined by the U.S. Government to be acting contrary to the foreign policy and national security interests of the United States and will be listed on the Entity List under the destination of Burma. This rule also amends the EAR by correcting the address of one entity, listed under Burma, on the Entity List.
Broadband Grant Programs Webinar Series
Document Number: 2021-14332
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will host webinars in connection with the three new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021: The Broadband Infrastructure Program, the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program, and the Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program. The webinars are designed to help prospective applicants understand the grant programs and to assist applicants to prepare high quality grant applications.
Granular Polytetrafluoroethylene Resin From the Russian Federation: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination
Document Number: 2021-14328
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of granular polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin from the Russian Federation (Russia). The period of investigation is January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Standard for Presentation of Nucleotide and Amino Acid Sequence Listings Using XML (eXtensible Markup Language) in Patent Applications To Implement WIPO Standard ST.26; Incorporation by Reference
Document Number: 2021-14325
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO or Office) is proposing to revise the rules of practice for submitting biological sequence data associated with disclosures of nucleotide and amino acid sequences in patent applications by incorporating by reference the provisions of Standard ST.26 into the USPTO rules. Other conforming changes to accommodate for proposed new rules of practice based on the new standard are also included. These proposed amendments would apply to international and national applications filed on or after January 1, 2022. In addition to simplifying the process for applicants filing in multiple countries, a requirement to submit a single sequence listing in eXtensible Mark-up Language (XML) format will result in better preservation, accessibility, and sorting of the submitted sequence data for the public.
Granular Polytetrafluoroethylene Resin From India: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, Preliminary Affirmative Critical Circumstances Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination
Document Number: 2021-14318
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of granular polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin from India. The period of investigation is April 1, 2019, through March 31, 2020. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Surveys for User Satisfaction, Impact and Needs
Document Number: 2021-14298
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-14294
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's Northeast Trawl Advisory Panel (NTAP) Working Group will hold a public webinar meeting.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Greater Atlantic Region Permit Family of Forms
Document Number: 2021-14292
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-14291
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will hold an online meeting to consider information on marine planning and offshore development planning and activities. This meeting is open to the public.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2021-14290
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders and findings with May anniversary dates. In accordance with Commerce's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Notice of Opportunity To Request Administrative Review; Correction
Document Number: 2021-14289
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) published a notice of opportunity to request administrative reviews of orders, findings, or suspended investigations with anniversary dates in March 2021 in the Federal Register of March 1, 2021. Commerce inadvertently omitted the antidumping duty order on Chloropicrin from the People's Republic of China, and the period of review for that order of 3/1/2020-9/21/2020 from that notice. We are including the missing information in this correction notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Domestic and International Client Export Services and Customized Forms Renewal
Document Number: 2021-14288
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Manufacturing Extension Partnership Management Information Reporting
Document Number: 2021-14286
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Endangered Species; File Nos. 24140 and 24368
Document Number: 2021-14275
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Jane Provancha, Herndon Solutions Group, LLC., 2562 Meadow Lane, Cocoa, FL 32926 and the NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC), 75 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, FL 33149 (Responsible Party: Lisa Desfosse), have applied in due form for permits to take green (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), olive ridley (L. olivacea), and unidentified hardshell sea turtles for purposes of scientific research.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Indonesia, Malaysia, the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2021-14253
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of these expedited sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on polyethylene retail carrier bags from Indonesia, Malaysia, the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.
Approval of Expansion and Modification of Subzone 149C; Phillips 66 Company; Brazoria County, Texas
Document Number: 2021-14196
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Ripe Olives From Spain: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2021-14142
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain producers and/or exporters of ripe olives from Spain, received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR), November 28, 2017, through December 31, 2018.
Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From the Russian Federation: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2021-14141
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe (seamless pipe) from the Russian Federation (Russia).
Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From the Russian Federation: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2021-14140
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe (seamless pipe) from the Russian Federation (Russia) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV) for the period of investigation, July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.
Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From the Republic of Korea: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2021-14139
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe (seamless pipe) from the Republic of Korea (Korea).
Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From the Republic of Korea: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2021-14138
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe (seamless pipe) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.
Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From Ukraine: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2021-14137
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that imports of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe (seamless pipe) from Ukraine are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV) for the period of investigation, July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.
Removal of Certain Rules of Patent Practice
Document Number: 2021-14036
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO or Office) revises the rules of practice in patent cases to eliminate the requirement for original handwritten signatures on certain correspondence with the Office of Enrollment and Discipline (OED) and certain payments made to the USPTO by credit card.
Mailing Address Changes Related to USPTO Deposit Accounts and Patent Maintenance Fees
Document Number: 2021-14035
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO or Office) is revising the Rules of Practice to update the addresses for payments of patent maintenance fees that are not submitted electronically, correspondence related to maintenance fees, and the replenishment of a USPTO deposit account by mail. From December 15, 2020, through December 14, 2021, maintenance fee payments, maintenance fee-related correspondence, and USPTO deposit account replenishments sent to the old addresses will be forwarded to the new addresses.
Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Advance Notification of Sunset Review
Document Number: 2021-14113
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews
Document Number: 2021-14111
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In accordance with the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) is automatically initiating the five-year reviews (Sunset Reviews) of the antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) order(s) and suspended investigation(s) listed below. The International Trade Commission (the ITC) is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Reviews which covers the same order(s) and suspended investigation(s).
Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-14109
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that producers and/or exporters subject to this administrative review did not make sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), September 1, 2018, through August 31, 2019.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2021-14063
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firms' workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm.
Continuation of Suspended Antidumping Duty Investigations on Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the Russian Federation and Ukraine
Document Number: 2021-14061
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the respective determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that the termination of the suspension agreements and the underlying antidumping duty investigations on certain cut-to-length carbon steel plate (CTL plate) from the Russian Federation (Russia) and Ukraine (collectively, Suspension Agreements), would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing this notice of continuation of the Suspension Agreements on CTL plate from Russia and Ukraine.
Ripe Olives From Spain: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-14060
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that the producers/exporters subject to this review made sales of subject merchandise in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) January 26, 2018, through July 31, 2019.
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2021-14054
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the respective determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain cut-to-length carbon steel plate from the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing this notice of continuation of the AD order.
Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From the Republic of Korea: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With the Final Results in the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; Notice of Amended Final Results
Document Number: 2021-14048
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 24, 2021, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) sustained the Department of Commerce's (Commerce's) remand results pertaining to the first administrative review of the antidumping duty order on heavy walled rectangular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes (HWR) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) covering the period of review (POR) of March 1, 2016, through August 31, 2017. Commerce is notifying the public that the CIT's final judgment in this case is not in harmony with Commerce's final results in the first administrative review of HWR from Korea. Consistent with the CIT's final judgment, Commerce is amending the weighted-average dumping margins calculated for Dong A- Steel Company (DOSCO) and Kukje Steel Co., Ltd. (Kukje Steel).