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Open Meeting of the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board
Document Number: 2021-23326
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Wednesday, December 8, 2021 and Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time. All sessions will be open to the public.
Draft of Promoting Access To Voting: Recommendations for Addressing Barriers to Private and Independent Voting for People With Disabilities; Correction
Document Number: 2021-23309
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published a document requesting public comments on the Draft Promoting Access to Voting: Recommendations for Addressing Barriers to Private and Independent Voting for People with Disabilities Document (Draft). The document was missing the docket number that would allow members of the public to search for the Draft on www.regulations.gov. The Draft is posted on the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov and can be found by searching NIST- 2021-0005, as well as the NIST website at: https://www.nist.gov/itl/ voting.
Publication of a Report on the Effect of Imports of Titanium Sponge on the National Security: An Investigation Conducted Under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as Amended
Document Number: 2021-23301
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in this notice is publishing a report that summarizes the findings of an investigation conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') pursuant to Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended (``Section 232''), into the effect of imports of titanium sponge on the national security of the United States. This report was completed on November 29, 2019 and posted on the BIS website in July 2021. BIS has not published the appendices to the report in this notification of report findings, but they are available online at the BIS website, along with the rest of the report (see the ADDRESSES section).
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Trusted Internet of Things (IoT) Device Network-Layer Onboarding and Lifecycle Management
Document Number: 2021-23293
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide letters of interest describing products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for the Trusted Internet of Things (IoT) Device Network-Layer Onboarding and Lifecycle Management project. This notice is the initial step for the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in collaborating with technology companies to address cybersecurity challenges identified under the Trusted Internet of Things (IoT) Device Network-Layer Onboarding and Lifecycle Management project. Participation in the project is open to all interested organizations.
Transportation and Related Equipment Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2021-23270
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Draft 2021 Marine Mammal Stock Assessment Reports
Document Number: 2021-23225
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS reviewed the Alaska, Atlantic, and Pacific regional marine mammal stock assessment reports (SARs) in accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). SARs for marine mammals in the Alaska, Atlantic, and Pacific regions were revised according to new information. NMFS solicits public comments on the draft 2021 SARs. NMFS is also requesting new information for strategic stocks that were not updated in 2021.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Shark Fishery Review
Document Number: 2021-23215
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the availability of the draft SHARE document. As part of the overall review of the current state of the shark fishery, NMFS examined all aspects of commercial and recreational shark fisheries conservation and management, shark depredation, and additional factors affecting the shark fishery. As a comprehensive review of the shark fishery, the SHARE document identifies areas of success and concerns in the fishery and identifies potential future revisions to regulations and management measures. NMFS anticipates that revisions to the regulations and/or management measures would occur via future rulemaking and would include appropriate opportunity for public comment.
National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2021-23198
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a virtual meeting via web conference on Monday, November 8, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purposes of this meeting are to: Update the Committee on the progress of the NCST investigation focused on the impacts of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the NCST investigation focused on the Champlain Towers South partial building collapse that occurred in Surfside, Florida; finalize the Committee's annual report to Congress; and provide an overview of event scoring and readiness of teams. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/topics/ disaster-failure-studies/national-construction-safety-team-nc st/ advisory-committee-meetings.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-23181
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has determined that the manufacturers/exporters of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (solar cells), from the People's Republic of China (China) listed in the ``Final Results of Review'' section below, did not sell subject merchandise in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) December 1, 2018, through November 30, 2019.
Fisheries Off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; Extension of Emergency Action To Temporarily Remove 2021 Seasonal Processing Limitations for Pacific Whiting Motherships and Catcher-Processors
Document Number: 2021-23165
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This temporary rule extends emergency measures that allow at- sea Pacific whiting processing vessels to operate as both a mothership and a catcher-processor during the 2021 Pacific whiting fishery. These emergency measures were originally authorized until November 10, 2021. This temporary rule extends the emergency measures through December 31, 2021. This action is necessary to ensure catcher vessels in the at- sea whiting sector are able to fully harvest sector allocations. Emergency measures under this extended temporary rule will allow catcher-processors to operate as motherships and replace mothership processing vessels that are unable to operate in the at-sea whiting sector during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and resulting high economic uncertainty in 2021.
U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-23142
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given of a virtual meeting of the U. S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS[supreg]) Advisory Committee (Committee). The meeting is open to the public and an opportunity for oral and written comments will be provided.
Certain Activated Carbon From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2021-23129
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 7, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published the initiation and preliminary results of a changed circumstances review (CCR) of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain activated carbon (activated carbon) from the People's Republic of China (China). For these final results, Commerce continues to find that Jacobi Carbons AB (Jacobi AB) and its affiliates, Tianjin Jacobi International Trading Co. Ltd. (Tianjin Jacobi) and Jacobi Carbons Industry (Tianjin) Co. Ltd. (JCC) (collectively, Jacobi), should be collapsed with its new wholly-owned Chinese affiliate, Jacobi Adsorbent Materials (JAM), and the single entity, inclusive of JAM, should be assigned the same AD cash deposit rate assigned to Jacobi for purposes of determining AD liability in this proceeding.
Polyester Textured Yarn From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2021-23127
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that polyester textured yarn from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value. The period of investigation is April 1, 2020, through September 30, 2020.
Polyester Textured Yarn From Indonesia: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2021-23126
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that polyester textured yarn from Indonesia is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020.
Polyester Textured Yarn From Malaysia: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less-Than Fair-Value
Document Number: 2021-23125
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that polyester textured yarn (yarn) from Malaysia is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020.
Polyester Textured Yarn From Thailand: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2021-23124
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that polyester textured yarn from Thailand is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020.
Rescission of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2021-23119
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based upon the timely withdrawal of all review requests, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative reviews covering the periods of review for the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders identified in the table below.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-23117
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC's) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee will hold a public meeting.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Ocean Perch in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2021-23102
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific ocean perch in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2021 total allowable catch of Pacific ocean perch in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Membership of the Performance Review Board for the Office of the Secretary
Document Number: 2021-23055
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Office of the Secretary, the Department of Commerce (DOC), announces the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of the Performance Review Board. The Performance Review Board is responsible for reviewing performance appraisals and ratings of Senior Executive Service (SES) members and Senior Level (SL) members and making recommendations to the appointing authority on other performance management issues, such as pay adjustments, bonuses and Presidential Rank Awards. The appointment of these members to the Performance Review Board will be for a period of twenty-four (24) months.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Bluefish Fishery; Quota Transfers from NJ to RI and MD to NC
Document Number: 2021-23054
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that the states of New Jersey and Maryland are transferring a portion of their 2021 commercial bluefish quota to the States of Rhode Island and North Carolina, respectively. These quota adjustments are necessary to comply with the Atlantic Bluefish Fishery Management Plan quota transfer provisions. This announcement informs the public of the revised commercial bluefish quotas for New Jersey, Rhode Island, Maryland, and North Carolina.
Membership of the Performance Review Board for EDA, NTIA, BIS and MBDA
Document Number: 2021-23053
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce
The EDA, NTIA, BIS and MBDA, Department of Commerce (DOC), announce the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of the Performance Review Board. The Performance Review Board is responsible for reviewing performance appraisals and ratings of Senior Executive Service (SES) members and Senior Level (SL) members and making recommendations to the appointing authority on other performance management issues, such as pay adjustments, bonuses and Presidential Rank Awards for SES and SL members. The appointment of these members to the Performance Review Board will be for a period of twenty-four (24) months.
Taking of Threatened or Endangered Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing Operations; Proposed Issuance of Permit
Document Number: 2021-23047
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is proposing to issue a permit to authorize the incidental, but not intentional, take of specific Endangered Species Act (ESA)-listed marine mammal species or stocks under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), in the WA/OR/ CA sablefish pot fishery.
Membership of the International Trade Administration Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2021-23046
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The International Trade Administration (ITA), Department of Commerce (DOC), announces the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of ITA's Performance Review Board. The Performance Review Board is responsible for (1) reviewing performance appraisals and ratings of Senior Executive Service (SES) members and (2) making recommendations to the appointing authority on other performance management issues, such as pay adjustments, bonuses and Presidential Rank Awards for SES. The appointment of these members to the Performance Review Board will be for a period of twenty-four (24) months.
Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2021-23033
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics for a meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC).
Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2021-23019
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is giving notice of a meeting of the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee (FESAC). The Committee advises the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, the Directors of the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau, and the Commissioner of the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on statistical methodology and other technical matters related to the collection, tabulation, and analysis of federal economic statistics. Email Gianna Marrone, gianna.marrone@bea.gov, by December 3, 2021, to attend. An agenda will be accessible prior to the meeting at https://apps.bea.gov/fesac/.
Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2021-23018
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) announces a meeting of the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee. The meeting will address proposed improvements, extensions, and research related to BEA's economic accounts. In addition, the meeting will include an update on recent statistical developments.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2021-23017
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-22
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.
Clarifications of Availability and Expansion of Restrictions on Availability of License Exception Strategic Trade Authorization Under the Export Administration Regulations
Document Number: 2021-21954
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
In this rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) proposes to amend the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to clarify and expand restrictions on the availability of License Exception Strategic Trade Authorization (License Exception STA or STA) for the export, reexport and transfer (in-country) of certain items controlled under the EAR. Specifically, BIS proposes to clarify the ``Special Conditions for STA'' paragraph in certain Category 9 Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs) on the Commerce Control List to refer exporters to the limitations set forth in the EAR. Also, continuing its efforts to improve export controls and refine License Exception STA, BIS proposes to further restrict the availability of License Exception STA for certain technology controlled under ECCNs 2E003.f and 1E001. This rule also proposes related conforming amendments in License Exception STA and in affected ECCNs.
Certain Uncoated Paper From Portugal: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-22998
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that The Navigator Company, S.A. (Navigator) made sales of certain uncoated paper (uncoated paper) from Portugal in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) March 1, 2019, through February 29, 2020.
Welded Line Pipe From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2021-22997
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that the producers/exporters subject to this administrative review did not make sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) December 1, 2018, through November 30, 2019.
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing
Document Number: 2021-22907
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (``ACCRES'') will meet for 2 half-day meetings on November 3-November 4, 2021.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Northeast Fisheries Science Center Fisheries and Ecosystem Research
Document Number: 2021-22858
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS' Office of Protected Resources (OPR), upon request from NMFS' Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), hereby issues regulations to govern the unintentional taking of marine mammals incidental to fisheries research conducted in multiple specified geographical regions over the course of 5 years. These regulations, which allow for the issuance of Letters of Authorization (LOA) for the incidental take of marine mammals during the described activities and specified timeframes, prescribe the permissible methods of taking and other means of effecting the least practicable adverse impact on marine mammal species or stocks and their habitat, as well as requirements pertaining to the monitoring and reporting of such taking. Upon publication of this final rule, NMFS will issue an LOA to NEFSC for the effective period of the final rule.
Information Security Controls: Cybersecurity Items
Document Number: 2021-22774
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
This interim final rule outlines the progress the United States has made in export controls pertaining to cybersecurity items, revised Commerce Control List (CCL) implementation, and requests from the public information about the impact of these revised controls on U.S. industry and the cybersecurity community. Specifically, this rule establishes a new control on these items for National Security (NS) and Anti-terrorism (AT) reasons, along with a new License Exception Authorized Cybersecurity Exports (ACE) that authorizes exports of these items to most destinations except in the circumstances described. These items warrant controls because these tools could be used for surveillance, espionage, or other actions that disrupt, deny or degrade the network or devices on it.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2021-22761
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Secretary of Commerce, through the Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA''), issued an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate'') to NFE on September 30, 2021.
Draft of Promoting Access to Voting: Recommendations for Addressing Barriers to Private and Independent Voting for People With Disabilities
Document Number: 2021-22757
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requests public comments on the Draft Promoting Access to Voting: Recommendations for Addressing Barriers to Private and Independent Voting for People with Disabilities Document (Draft). The Draft was developed by NIST using information collected through the Request for Information (RFI) that was published in the Federal Register on June 16, 2021; review of reports, papers and other literature; and engagement with stakeholder organizations and election officials. The Draft was developed in response to NIST responsibilities set forth in Executive Order (E.O.) 14019, Promoting Access to Voting. Under section 7 of the E.O., Ensuring Equal Access for Voters with Disabilities, NIST is directed to evaluate the steps needed to ensure that the online Federal Voter Registration Form is accessible to people with disabilities and to analyze barriers to private and independent voting for people with disabilities and make recommendations to remove these barriers. The Draft is posted on the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov as well as the NIST website at: https:// www.nist.gov/itl/voting. The use of the eRulemakng Portal does not imply that the Draft is a regulation, nor mandatory guidance for federal agencies.
Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-22868
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 79 assessment process of Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic mutton snapper will consist of a Data Workshop, and a series of assessment webinars, and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-22867
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee (MPC) will hold an online meeting. This meeting is open to the public.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-22866
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a webinar meeting to discuss items on the Pacific Council's November 2021 meeting agenda. The meeting is open to the public.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-22865
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Bering Sea Fishery Ecosystem Plan Local Knowledge, Traditional Knowledge, and Subsistence Taskforce (LKTKS) will be held November 8, 2021 and on November 10, 2021.
Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-22864
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council's (Council) Outreach and Education Advisory Panel (OEAP) will hold a 2-day public virtual meeting in November to discuss the items contained in the agenda in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.