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Export Trading Company Affairs (ETCA)
The Export Trade Certificate of Review Program - The Competitive Edge for U.S. Exporters
[Federal Register: August 28, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 167)]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
International Trade Administration
Export Trade Certificate of Review
ACTION: Notice of application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of
SUMMARY: The Office of Export Trading Company Affairs (``OETCA''),
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 Certificate should be issued.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Morton Schnabel, Director, Office of
Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration,
(202) 482-5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or E-mail at
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
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
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: Office of Export Trading Company
Affairs, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce,
Room 1104H, Washington, D.C. 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 84-11A12.''
Geothermal Energy Association's original Certificate was issued on
February 5, 1990 (55 FR 4647, February 9, 1990) and last amended on
November 20, 1996 (61 FR 60092, November 26, 1996).
A summary of the application for an amendment follows.
Summary of the Application:
Applicant: Geothermal Energy Association, 1025 Thomas Jefferson
Street, NW, Suite 227, Washington, DC 20007.
Contact: Daniela Stratulat, Telephone: (202) 944-8561.
Application No.: 89-8A016.
Date Deemed Submitted: August 15, 2000.
Proposed Amendment: Geothermal Energy Association seeks to amend
its Certificate to:
1. Add each of the following companies as a new ``Member'' of the
Certificate within the meaning of section 325.2(1) of the Regulations
(15 C.F.R. 325.2(1)): Power Engineers, Inc., PO Box 1066, 3940
Glenbrook Drive, Hailey, ID 83333; Bibb & Associates, Inc., 201 South
Lake Ave, Suite 300, Pasadena, CA 91101;
2. Change the listing of the company name for the current Member
``Maxwell Laboratories'' to the new listing ``Maxwell Technologies,
Dated: August 22, 2000.
Director, Office of Export Trading, Company Affairs.
[FR Doc. 00-21894 Filed 8-25-00; 8:45 am]
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