Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request


Federal Register, Volume 83 Issue 224 (Tuesday, November 20, 2018)

Federal Register Volume 83, Number 224 (Tuesday, November 20, 2018)


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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office

FR Doc No: 2018-25260




Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35).

Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security.

Title: Procedures for Submitting Requests for Expedited Relief from Quantitative Limits--Existing Contract: Section 232 National Security Investigations of Steel Imports.

Form Number(s): OMB 0694-0140.

OMB Control Number: 0694-0140.

Type of Review: Regular submission.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 17,170.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,717.

Estimated Time per Response: 10 hours.

Needs and Uses: In the Proclamation of August 29, President Trump directed that as soon as practicable, the Secretary of Commerce shall issue procedures for requests for exclusions described in clause 2 to allow for exclusion requests for countries subject to quantitative limitations. The U.S. Department of Commerce will create an exclusion process for clause 2 by posting the newly created form on the Commerce website. Requesters will complete this form and send the form, the required certification, and any needed attachments to the U.S. Department of Commerce at the email address email protected. The posting of this exclusion procedure on the Commerce website will fulfill the Presidential directive included in the most recent Proclamation, as well as the earlier Proclamations that directed the Secretary of Commerce to create an exclusion process to ensure users of steel in the United States would continue to have access to the steel that they may need.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.

Frequency: On Occasion.

Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.

This information collection request may be viewed at Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.

Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to email protected.

Sheleen Dumas,

Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

FR Doc. 2018-25260 Filed 11-19-18; 8:45 am