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Dates and Deadlines: Customs Legislation, Duty Savings, GSP, Export Penalties, IPR Enforcement

Friday, February 26, 2016
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

Following are highlights of regulatory effective dates and deadlines and federal agency meetings coming up in the next week.

Feb. 29 – deadline for submission to ITC of proposals to amend Harmonized System nomenclature

Feb. 29 – deadline for comments on BIS proposal to revise export penalty guidelines

Feb. 29 – deadline for comments on proposed requirement for new international fisheries trade permit

Feb. 29 – effective date of USDA final rule expanding commodity assessment exemption for organic products

Feb. 29 – deadline for comments on request for expanded FTZ production authority at N.C. upholstered furniture facility

Feb. 29 – deadline for comments to CPSC on information collection on third-party testing of children’s products

Feb. 29 – deadline for applications under CBP’s Reimbursable Services Program

Feb. 29 – deadline for requests for administrative reviews of AD/CV duty orders

Feb. 29 – deadline for comments to DOE on proposed ACE submission of certificate of eligibility

March 1 – ST&R webinar: Examining the New Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Legislation

March 1 – USTR hearing on foreign countries’ IPR protection and enforcement

March 1 – deadline for submitting affidavits for wool product duty refund program

March 2 – ST&R webinar: The Federal Maritime Commission: A Small Agency with a Large Mandate

March 2 – meeting of BIS Transportation and Related Equipment Technical Advisory Committee

March 3 – ST&R webinar: Tariff Engineering to Legally Reduce or Eliminate Duty

March 3 – USTR hearing on petitions to modify GSP eligibility for specific products

March 3 – meeting of BIS Materials Technical Advisory Committee

March 4 – deadline for comments to FDA on proposed ban on seven food additives as synthetic flavoring substances

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