[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 52 (Monday, March 20, 2017)]
[Pages 14383-14384]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-05448]



[Investigation No. 337-TA-989]

Certain Automated Teller Machines, ATM Modules, Components 
Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Notice of Request for 
Statement on the Public Interest

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law 
judge has issued a recommended determination on remedy and bonding in 
the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting 
comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, 
specifically a limited exclusion order against certain automated teller 
machines, ATM modules, components thereof, and products containing the 
same imported by respondents Diebold, Incorporated and Diebold Self-
Service Systems both of North Canton, Ohio (collectively, ``Diebold''). 
The ALJ also recommended issuance of cease and desist orders directed 
to Diebold. This notice is soliciting public interest comments from the 
public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant 
to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Panyin A. Hughes, Office of the 
General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-3042. The public version of 
the complaint can be accessed on the Commission's electronic docket 
(EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and will be available for inspection 
during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office 
of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street 
SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. General 
information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing 
its Internet server (https://www.usitc.gov). The public record for this 
investigation may be viewed on EDIS at https://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-
impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be 
obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 
provides that if the Commission finds a violation it shall exclude the 
articles concerned from the United States:

unless, after considering the effect of such exclusion upon the 
public health and welfare, competitive conditions in the United 
States economy, the production of like or directly competitive 
articles in the United States, and United States consumers, it finds 
that such articles should not be excluded from entry.

    19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1). A similar provision applies to cease and 
desist orders. 19 U.S.C. 1337(f)(1).
    The Commission is interested in further development of the record 
on the public interest in this investigation. Accordingly, members of 
the public are invited to file submissions of no more than five pages, 
inclusive of attachments, concerning the public interest in light of 
the administrative law judge's recommended determination on remedy and 
bonding issued in this investigation on March 13, 2017. Comments should 
address whether issuance of a limited exclusion order in this 
investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United 
States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the 
production of like or directly competitive articles in the United 
States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is 
interested in comments that:
    (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the recommended 
orders are used in the United States;
    (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the 
United States relating to the recommended orders;
    (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that 
complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States 
which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded;
    (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant's licensees, and/or 
third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of 
articles potentially subject to the recommended exclusion order and/or 
a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and
    (v) explain how the limited exclusion order would impact consumers 
in the United States.
    Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of 
business on April 20, 2017. Persons filing written submissions must 
file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines 
stated above and submit eight true paper copies to the Office of the 
Secretary by noon the next day pursuant to section 210.4(f) of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). 
Submissions should refer to the investigation number (Inv. No. 337-TA-
989) in a prominent place on the cover page, the first page, or both. 
(See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, https://www.usitc.gov/secretary/documents/handbook_on_filing_procedures.pdf. Persons with 
questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary at (202) 205-
    Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in 
confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests 
should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include 
a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such 
treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents

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for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought 
will be treated accordingly. All information, including confidential 
business information and documents for which confidential treatment is 
properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes of this 
Investigation may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the Commission, its 
employees and Offices, and contract personnel (a) for developing or 
maintaining the records of this or a related proceeding, or (b) in 
internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating to 
the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission including 
under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government employees and 
contract personnel,\1\ solely for cybersecurity purposes. All 
nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public 
inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS.

    \1\ All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure 

    This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of sections 201.10 
and 210.50 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 
201.10, 210.50).

    By order of the Commission.

     Issued: March 15, 2017.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2017-05448 Filed 3-17-17; 8:45 am]