Governmental Notices July 16 – 22, 2016

Attached is an update of governmental notices that may be of interest to our members and the trade, including a Reminder that as of July 23, 2016 trade parties will be required to submit electronic entries and entry summaries for additional entry types to Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).  Electronic entries and entry summaries associated with the following entry types will be accepted and mandated in ACE: 02, 07, 12, 21, 22, 31, 32, 34, and 38.  Filing of electronic entries and entry summaries associated with entry types 06 and 23 were previously mandated in ACE if they did not include quota merchandise.  Filing of these transactions with quota merchandise will also be mandated on July 23, 2016. ACE will be the sole CBP-authorized EDI system for electronic entry and entry summary filings for merchandise subject to the import requirements of the FDA, associated with specific entry types. See link in Update for full details posted to CBP’s website.

Among the additional items in this issue, are links to:

APHIS’ Proposed Rules regarding Importation of Sheep, Goats, and Certain Other Ruminants and the National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures, Notices of a Pest Risk Analysis regarding the Importation of Fresh Star Apple Fruit from Vietnam into the Continental United States and the International Trade Data System Test’s of Electronic Submission to the Automated Commercial Environment of Data Using the Partner Government Agency Message Set;

CPSC’s Notice concerning Self-Regulatory Organizations and a Proposed Rule Change regarding the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act’s Compliance Form;

CBP’s Notice of the Extension of the Air Cargo Advance Screening Pilot Program and Accreditations and Approvals of Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories, the latest Bulletin providing Notices of: Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Certain Network Cables and Transceivers, the revised Definition of Importer Security Filing Importer, Civil Monetary Penalty Adjustments for Inflation, Copyright, Trademark, And Trade Name Recordations and a Comment Request, in addition to ABI messages;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

FTZ Board current notices;

ITA and ITC Notices of Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders, or Reviews, on products such as Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from Malaysia, Requests for Nominations for the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee, as well as updates on various Investigations and Complaints;

Presidential Administrative Order regarding the Continuation of National Emergency concerning Transnational Criminal Organizations;

USTR’s Notice of Results of the 2015/2016 Annual Generalized System of Preferences:

Review and a Comment Request;

California’s latest Proposition 65 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, 1 Cake Decorating Kit, Certain Audio Cable, Brass Stems and Valves and Dietary Supplements; and,

Canada’s latest Antidumping, Alerts and Recall notices.

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