[Federal Register: October 16, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 199)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
International Trade Administration
[Application No. 88-11A16]
Export Trade Certificate of Review
ACTION: Notice of Application (88-11A16) to Amend the Export
Trade Certificate of Review Issued to Wood Machinery Manufacturers of
America, Application No. 88-00016.
SUMMARY: Export Trading Company Affairs (``ETCA'') of the International
Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an
application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review
(``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and
requests comments relevant to whether the amended Certificate should be
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey Anspacher, Acting Director,
Office of Competition and Economic Analysis, International Trade
Administration, (202) 482-5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or E-
mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act
of 1982 (15 U.S.C. 4001-21) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to
issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. An Export Trade Certificate
of Review protects the holder and the members identified in the
Certificate from state and federal government antitrust actions and
from private treble damage antitrust actions
for the export conduct specified in the Certificate and carried out in
compliance with its terms and conditions. Section 302(b)(1) of the
Export Trading Company Act of 1982 and 15 CFR 325.6(a) require the
Secretary to publish a notice in the Federal Register identifying the
applicant and summarizing its proposed export conduct.
Request for Public Comments
Interested parties may submit written comments relevant to the
determination whether an amended Certificate should be issued. If the
comments include any privileged or confidential business information,
it must be clearly marked and a nonconfidential version of the comments
(identified as such) should be included. Any comments not marked as
privileged or confidential business information will be deemed to be
nonconfidential. An original and five (5) copies, plus two (2) copies
of the nonconfidential version, should be submitted no later than 20
days after the date of this notice to: Export Trading Company Affairs,
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room
7021-X, Washington, DC 20230. Information submitted by any person is
exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C.
552). However, nonconfidential versions of the comments will be made
available to the applicant if necessary for determining whether or not
to issue the Certificate. Comments should refer to this application as
``Export Trade Certificate of Review, application number 88-11A16.''
The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America's (``WMMA'') original
Certificate was issued on February 3, 1989 (54 FR 6312, February 9,
1989), and last amended on July 9, 2008 (73 FR 41032, July 17, 2008). A
summary of the current application for an amendment follows.
Summary of the Application:
Applicant: Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (``WMMA''), 100
North 20th Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1443.
Contact: Harold Zassenhaus, Export Consultant, Telephone: (301)
Application No.: 88-11A16.
Date Deemed Submitted: September 25, 2009.
Proposed Amendment: WMMA seeks to amend its Certificate to:
1. Add the following company as a new ``Member'' of the Certificate
within the meaning of section 325.2(l) of the Regulations (15 CFR
325.2(l)): Saw Trax Mfg., Inc., Kennesaw, GA, and
2. Delete the following company as a Member of WMMA's Certificate:
James L. Taylor Manufacturing Company, Poughkeepsie, NY.
Dated: October 1, 2009.
Jeffrey C. Anspacher,
Acting Director, Office of Competition and Economic Analysis.
[FR Doc. E9-24867 Filed 10-15-09; 8:45 am]
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