Governmental Notices and Information for February 9 through 15, 2019

In addition to notice of the  Repeal of California’s Technical Bulletin 133 – Flammability Test for Seating Furniture Used in Public Occupancies, the following may be of interest to our members and the trade:

Customs and Border Protection

Federal Register Notices of upcoming meetings of the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee and 21st Century Customs Framework, its current Bulletin, with CBP Decisions  18–16 Civil Monetary Penalty Adjustments for Inflation, 19–02 Extension of Import Restrictions Imposed on Certain Archaeological Material from China & 19–1 Extension of Import Restrictions Imposed on Certain Archaeological and Ecclesiastical Ethnological Material from Bulgaria and notice of a Comment Request,  as well as the latest CSMS notices, such as 19-000063, advising of CBP ending its delayed enforcement period and start of issuing liquidated damages claims for violations of new ISF-5 requirements on March 15 and CSMS 19-000052 Submitting Imports of Products Excluded from Section 301 Duties;



Proposed Rule regarding a Hearing to review Possible Improvements to;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

OFAC’s Notices of the Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Venezuela and Names added to OFAC’s Foreign Sanctions Evaders List;

FTZ Board current notices;

ITA & ITC Administrative Reviews, Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders or Reviews, as well as updates on Determinations, Investigations and Complaints on merchandise such as Certain Lined Paper Products from India and Laminated Woven Sacks from Vietnam;

California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, numerous Alcoholic beverages, a certain Makeup Eraser case and Rain Gauges with Metal Ornaments; and,

Presidential Proclamation Addressing Mass Migration Through the Southern U.S. Border;

Canada’s latest Antidumping and Consumer Alert & Recall notices.

Members wishing to learn more about any of these items are encouraged to

review details on the Gemini Member Site, or to contact the Gemini team.