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U.S. Executive Calendar

DateAction
01/01/18Entry into force of new permitting, reporting and recordkeeping requirements for imports of certain fish and fish products identified as being at particular risk of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing or seafood fraud
01/01/18Entry into force of certain changes to HTSUS nomenclature
01/01/18Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for residential clothes washers
01/01/18Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for commercial clothes washers
01/01/18Entry into force of Maryland’s ban on the manufacture for sale of personal care products containing plastic micro beads
01/01/18Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for commercial AC/heating equipment
02/01/18Deadline for interested parties to request administrative reviews of the AD duty orders on the following products from China: carbazole violet pigment; crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules; hand trucks and certain parts thereof; honey; malleable cast iron pipe fittings; melamine; multi-layered wood flooring; non-oriented electrical steel; porcelain-on-steel cooking ware; and silicomanganese
02/01/18Deadline for interested parties to request administrative reviews of the CV duty orders on the following products from China: crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules; melamine; non-oriented electrical steel; and multi-layered wood flooring
03/01/18USTR hearing on appropriateness of safeguard measures on residential washers
04/01/18Remedy input due in Section 337 investigation of certain arrowheads from China
05/01/18Remedy input due in Section 337 investigation of certain access control systems and components thereof from China
08/01/18Hearing on California’s proposal to list certain paint/varnish strippers as priority product
08/01/18DOE meeting on possible changes to appliance standards development process
09/01/18Comments due on USITC AD expedited sunset review of lined paper school supplies from China
10/01/18Return questionnaires due in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of plastic decorative ribbons from China
10/01/18Pre-hearing briefs due in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of fine denier polyester staple fibre from China
11/01/18Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of fine denier polyester staple fibre from China
12/01/18Preliminary injury vote scheduled in USITC AD/CV injury investigations of common aluminium sheet from China
12/01/18Preliminary injury vote scheduled in USITC AD/CV injury investigations of sodium gluconate, gluconic acid and derivative products from China
12/01/18Deadline for president to make final decision in connection with safeguard investigation of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and modules
12/01/18Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of fine denier polyester staple fibre from China
12/01/18Comments due to DOL to be used in preparation of certain documents regarding child labour and forced labour in foreign countries
12/01/18Effective date of import restrictions on opioid analgesic drug
16/01/18Preliminary determination due in ITA CV investigation of stainless steel flanges from China
16/01/18Deadline for comments on adequacy of responses to USITC notice of initiation of AD sunset review on honey from China
16/01/18Deadline for comments on adequacy of responses to USITC notice of initiation of AD/CV sunset review on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and modules from China
16-17/01/18FMC hearing on unfair port charges
17/01/18Conference in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of plastic decorative ribbons from China
17/01/18Final determination due in ITA CV investigation of fine denier polyester staple fibre from China
17/01/18Hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of fine denier polyester staple fibre from China
18/01/18Comments due on California’s proposal to list certain paint/varnish strippers as priority product
22/01/18Post-conference briefs due in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of plastic decorative ribbons from China
23/01/18Preliminary determination due in ITA CV investigation of stainless steel flanges from China
23/01/18Post-hearing briefs due in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of fine denier polyester staple fibre from China
23/01/18Comments due on AMS proposal to relax size requirements for grapefruit imports
26/01/18Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for general service fluorescent lamps
30/01/18Effective date of new mandatory safety standard for infant sling carriers
31/01/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of multi-layered wood flooring from China
31/01/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of wooden bedroom furniture from China
31/01/18Final results of ITA CV administrative review of multi-layered wood flooring from China
01/02/18Preliminary determination due in ITA CV investigation of common aluminium sheet from China
01/02/18Pre-hearing briefs due in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of aluminium foil from China
01/02/18Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of aluminium foil from China
04/02/18Deadline for president to make final decision in connection with safeguard investigation of residential washers
05/02/18Deadline to comply with new DOE energy test procedures for dedicated-purpose pool pumps
06/02/18Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of aluminium foil from China
08/02/18Preliminary determination due in ITA AD investigation of cast iron soil pipe fittings from China
08/02/18Hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of aluminium foil from China
09/02/18Preliminary injury vote scheduled in USITC AD/CV investigations of plastic decorative ribbons from China
13/02/18Final comments due in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of fine denier polyester staple fibre from China
14/02/18Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD sunset review of foundry coke from China
15/02/18Post-hearing briefs due in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of aluminium foil from China
16/02/18Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD sunset review of foundry coke from China
16/02/18Comments due to DOE on possible changes to appliance standards development process
21/02/18Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD sunset review of foundry coke from China
22/02/18Final determinations due in ITA AD and CV investigations of aluminium foil from China
22/02/18Hearing in connection with USITC AD sunset review of foundry coke from China
27/02/18Comments due on FDA’s draft guidance on refusal of inspection by a foreign food establishment or foreign government
28/02/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of small diameter graphite electrodes from China
28/02/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of uncovered innerspring units from China
28/02/18Final results of ITA CV administrative review of utility scale wind towers from China
01/03/18Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD sunset review of foundry coke from China
05/03/18Preliminary determination due in ITA CV investigation of forged steel fittings from China
06/03/18Pre-hearing briefs due in connection with USITC AD investigation of carton-closing staples from China
07/03/18Preliminary determination due in ITA AD investigation of polytetrafluoroethylene resin from China
07/03/18Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD investigation of carton-closing staples from China
08/03/18Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD sunset review of silicon metal from China
12/03/18Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD investigation of carton-closing staples from China
12/03/18Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD sunset review of silicon metal from China
13/03/18Hearing in connection with USITC AD investigation of carton-closing staples from China
13/03/18Final comments due in connection with USITC AD/CV investigations of aluminium foil from China
14/03/18Preliminary determination due in ITA AD investigation of forged steel fittings from China
14/03/18Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD sunset review of silicon metal from China
19/03/18Final determination due in ITA AD investigation of carton closing staples from China
19/03/18Effective date of new mandatory safety standard for infant bouncer seats
20/03/18Post-hearing briefs due in connection with USITC AD investigation of carton-closing staples from China
20/03/18Hearing in connection with USITC AD sunset review of silicon metal from China
29/03/18Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD sunset review of silicon metal from China
31/03/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain tissue paper products from China
31/03/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of small diameter graphite electrodes from China
02/04/18Final determination due in ITA AD investigation of tool chests and cabinets from China
06/04/18Final determination due in ITA AD investigation of cold-drawn mechanical tubing from China
06/04/18Deadline for small businesses to comply with new FDA sanitary transport rule
17/04/18Preliminary determination due in ITA AD investigation of common aluminium sheet from China
24/04/18Final determinations due in ITA AD and CV investigations of cast iron soil pipe fittings from China
24/04/18Final comments due in USITC AD sunset review of silicon metal from China
25/04/18Effective date of final CPSC rule strengthening restrictions on phthalates in children’s toys and child care articles
30/04/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of activated carbon from China
30/04/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain steel threaded rod  from China
30/04/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of drawn stainless steel sinks from China
30/04/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of magnesium metal from China
31/05/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of aluminium extrusions from China
31/05/18Final results of ITA CV administrative review of aluminium extrusions from China
13/06/18Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for battery chargers
15/06/18Effective date of new mandatory safety standard for children’s folding chairs and stools
18/06/18Effective date of FDA ban on partially hydrogenated oils in processed foods
30/06/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of chlorinated isocyanurates from China
30/06/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of high pressure steel cylinders from China
30/06/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of polyester staple fibre from China
30/06/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of tapered roller bearings from China
30/06/18Final results of ITA CV administrative review of high pressure steel cylinders from China
31/07/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of tapered roller bearings from China
31/07/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of xanthan gum from China
31/08/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tyres from China
31/08/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of hydrocarbon blends and components thereof from China
31/08/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain steel nails from China
31/08/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of polyethylene retail carrier bags from China
31/08/18Final results of ITA CV administrative review of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tyres from China
01/07/18Entry into force of U.S. ban on plastic microbeads from cosmetics with respect to the introduction or delivery for introduction of subject merchandise into interstate commerce
01/07/18Entry into force with respect to manufacturers and wholesalers of Minnesota ban on children’s products and upholstered furniture containing certain flame retardant chemicals
26/07/18Entry into force of updated “Nutrition Facts” label for packaged foods with respect to manufacturers with at least US$10 million in annual food sales
15/09/18Entry into force of new labelling requirements for ceiling fans
30/09/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of steel nails from China
30/09/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of magnesia carbon bricks from China
30/09/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of freshwater crawfish tail meat from China
30/09/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of new pneumatic off-the-road tyres from China
30/09/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of raw flexible magnets from China
30/09/18Final results of ITA CV administrative review of magnesia carbon bricks from China
30/09/18Final results of ITA CV administrative review of new pneumatic off-the-road tyres from China
30/09/18Final results of ITA CV administrative review of raw flexible magnets from China
30/09/18Final results of ITA CV administrative review of narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from China
31/10/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tyres from China
31/10/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain steel nails from China
31/10/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of electrolytic manganese dioxide from China
31/10/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of multi-layered wood flooring from China
31/10/18Final results of ITA AD administrative review of steel wire garment hangers from China
12/12/18Entry into force of formaldehyde emission standards for certain composite wood products
01/01/19Entry into force of Maryland’s ban on accepting for sale personal care products containing plastic micro beads
01/01/19Entry into fore of Maine’s comprehensive ban on flame retardants in upholstered furniture
07/01/19Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for ceiling fan light kits
08/01/19Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for Class A and Class B refrigerated bottled or canned beverage vending machines
14/01/19Import restrictions on certain archaeological material from mainland China extended through this date
28/01/19Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for commercial hand-held pre-rinse spray valves
22/03/19Entry into force of import certification regulations for composite wood products subject to formaldehyde emission standards
13/06/19Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for dehumidifiers
01/07/19Entry into force with respect to retailers of Minnesota ban on children’s products and upholstered furniture containing certain flame retardant chemicals
01/07/19Entry into force of Rhode Island’s ban on residential upholstered furniture and bedding containing  organohalogen flame retardants
03/07/19Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for residential furnace fans
26/07/19Compliance required with FDA intentional adulteration rule for facilities other than small businesses
26/07/19Entry into force of updated “Nutrition Facts” label for packaged foods with respect to manufacturers with less than US$10 million in annual food sales
30/08/19Entry into force of new California Proposition 65 warning requirements
23/09/19Deadline for single package vertical air conditioners and heat pumps with less than 65,000 Btu/h cooling capacity to comply with new energy efficiency standards
28/10/19Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for miscellaneous refrigeration products
06/11/19FDA not to take enforcement action until this date against co-manufacturers that fail to comply with certain FSMA rule requirements
31/12/19Entry into force of Illinois ban on the sale over-the-counter drugs containing plastic micro beads
01/01/20Deadline for manufacturers of designated cleaning products to comply with California’s new on-line disclosure requirements for those products
01/01/20Entry into force of federal ban on exportation of five mercury compounds
01/01/20Entry into force of California’s ban on sale of personal care products containing plastic micro beads
01/01/20Effective date of new DOE definition of general service lamp
21/01/20Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for ceiling fans
27/01/20Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for certain roto-dynamic clean water pumps
10/07/20Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for certain discrete classes of refrigeration systems used in walk-in coolers and walk-in freezers
26/07/20Compliance required with FDA intentional adulteration rule for small businesses
01/01/21Entry into force of Washington’s ban on the use of brake friction material containing more than five percent copper and its compounds by weight
01/01/21Deadline for manufacturers of designated cleaning products to comply with California’s new labelling requirements for those products
15/01/21Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for residential boilers
19/07/21Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for dedicated-purpose pool pumps
01/01/23Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for commercial AC/heating equipment and commercial warm air furnaces
01/01/23Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards and related energy test procedures for residential central air conditioners and heat pumps
22/03/24Deadline for laminated products to comply with formaldehyde emission standards for hardwood plywood and any related testing, certification and recordkeeping requirements
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