On July 22, 2016, the International Trade Administration (ITA), U.S. Department of Commerce, published in the Federal Register a notice of implementation of a cost recovery program fee with request for comments.[Docket No.: 160713610–6610–01]. ITA is implementing a cost recovery program fee to support the operation of the EU–U.S. Privacy Shield Framework (Privacy Shield), which will require that U.S. organizations pay an annual fee to ITA in order to participate in the Privacy Shield. The cost recovery program will support the administration and supervision of the Privacy Shield program and support the provision of including education and outreach. The Privacy Shield fee schedule will become effective on August 1, 2016, when ITA will begin accepting self-certifications. ITA also is providing the public with the opportunity to comment on the fee schedule. ITA will reassess the fee schedule after the first year of implementation and, in accordance with OMB Circular A–25, at least every two years thereafter. Comments must be received by August 22, 2016.