[Federal Register: September 30, 2005 (Volume 70,
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Foreign Agricultural Service
Refined Sugar Re-Export Program
AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.
ACTION: Request for comment.
Service (FAS) requests comments on a
proposed temporary waiver of certain provisions of the Refined Sugar Re-Export
Program. Due to Hurricane Katrina, major disruptions to some U.S. sugar refining
operations have occurred and seriously impacted sugar trade, including exports.
In response, and using the waiver authority under sugar re-export program found
at 7 CFR 1530.113 for licensed refiners, FAS proposes to temporarily extend from
90 days to 270 days the period in which licensed refiners must export or
transfer an equivalent amount of refined sugar, after entering a quantity of raw
can [corrected as "cane"; see
Register correction] sugar, if such entry results in a positive balance to their license.
Comments are welcomed regarding whether the waiver should be made or not, or
about details of the terms of such a proposed waiver. Comments to this notice
should be submitted within October 5, 2005 to Ron Lord, Deputy Director, Import
Policies and Programs Division, Foreign
Service, USDA, 202-720-2916, by fax to
202-720-0876, or by e-mail to
Dated: September 21, 2005.
W. Kirk Miller,
Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service
[FR Doc. 05-19577 Filed 9-29-05; 8:45 am]
Last modified: Wednesday, October 19, 2005 AM