COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS

Denial of Participation in the Special Access Program


December 1, 1997.

AGENCY: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA).


ACTION: Issuing a directive to the Commissioner of Customs denying the right to participate in the Special Access Progam.


EFFECTIVE DATE: December 1, 1997.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lori E. Mennitt, International Trade Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-3400.


SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:


Authority:
Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1854); Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended.


The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) has determined that Quitman Manufacturing Company (Quitman) has violated the requirements for participation in the Special Access Program, and has suspended Quitman from participation in the Program for the period December 1, 1997 through February 28, 1998.

Through the letter to the Commissioner of Customs published below, CITA directs the Commissioner to prohibit entry of products under the Special Access Program by or on behalf of Quitman during the period December 1, 1997 through February 28, 1998, and to prohibit entry by or on behalf of Quitman under the Program of products manufactured from fabric exported from the United States during that period.


Requirements for participation in the Special Access Program are available in Federal Register notices 51 FR 21208, published on June 11, 1986; 52 FR 26057, published on July 10, 1987; 54 FR 50425, published on December 6, 1989; and 62 FR 49206, published on September 19, 1997.

Troy H. Cribb,
Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements.



Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements
December 1, 1997.


Commissioner of Customs,
Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20229.


Dear Commissioner: The purpose of this directive is to notify you that the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements has suspended the Quitman Manufacturing Company (Quitman) from participation in the Special Access Program for the period December 1, 1997 throgh February 28, 1998. You are therefore directed to prohibit entry of products under the Special Access Program by or on behalf of Quitman during the period December 1, 1997 through February 28, 1998. You are further directed to prohibit entry of products under the Special Access Program by or on behalf of Quitman manufactured from fabric exported from the United States during the period December 1, 1997 through February 28, 1998.





Sincerely,

Troy H. Cribb,
Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements.
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