March 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2010-03-31-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2010-03-31
Sunshine Act Meetings of the Board of Directors and Five Committees of the Board
Document Number: 2010-7388
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Temporary Employment of Foreign Workers in the United States
Document Number: 2010-7380
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews
Document Number: 2010-7355
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has received requests for new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China (PRC). See Notice of Amendment of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China, 64 FR 8308 (February 19, 1999). In accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.214(d), we are initiating antidumping duty new shipper reviews of Zhangzhou Tongfa Foods Industry Co., Ltd. (Tongfa) and Shandong Fengyu Edible Fungus Corporation Ltd. (Fengyu). The period of investigation (POI) of these new shipper reviews is February 1, 2009 through January 31, 2010.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-7334
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice at least once monthly of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). Once approved by NARA, records schedules provide mandatory instructions on what happens to records when no longer needed for current Government business. They authorize the preservation of records of continuing value in the National Archives of the United States and the destruction, after a specified period, of records lacking administrative, legal, research, or other value. Notice is published for records schedules in which agencies propose to destroy records not previously authorized for disposal or reduce the retention period of records already authorized for disposal. NARA invites public comments on such records schedules, as required by 44 U.S.C. 3303a(a).
Work Reserved for Performance by Federal Government Employees
Document Number: 2010-7329
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Federal Procurement Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is issuing a proposed policy letter to provide guidance to Executive Departments and agencies on circumstances when work must be reserved for performance by Federal government employees. The Presidential Memorandum on Government Contracting, issued on March 4, 2009, directs OMB to clarify when governmental outsourcing of services is, and is not, appropriate, consistent with section 321 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY 2009. Section 321 requires OMB to (i) create a single definition for
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2010-7313
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights, Civil Rights Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On March 18, 2010 (75 FR 13076) the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced a business meeting to be held on Friday, March 26, 2010 at the Commission's headquarters. On Thursday, March 25, 2010, the meeting was cancelled. The decision to cancel the meeting was too close in time to the day of the meeting for the publication of a cancellation notice to appear in advance of the scheduled meeting date. The details of the cancelled meeting are:
Proposed Amendment of Norton Sound Low and Control 1234L Offshore Airspace Areas; Alaska
Document Number: 2010-7266
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify the Norton Sound Low and Control 1234L Offshore Airspace Areas in Alaska. This action would lower the airspace floors to provide controlled airspace beyond 12 miles from the coast of the United States given that there is a requirement to provide Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) en route Air Traffic Control (ATC) services and within which the United States is applying domestic ATC procedures.
Fisheries Finance Program; Final Program Notice and Announcement of Availability of Federal Financial Assistance
Document Number: 2010-7264
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the availability of long-term direct loans made underthe Fisheries Finance Program (FFP). The FFP provides financing for the purchase of used vessels or the reconstruction of vessels (limited to reconstructions that do not add to fishing capacity); refinancing for existing debt obligations; financing or refinancing fisheries shoreside facilities or aquacultural facilities; and the purchase or refinancing of Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) in the North Pacific. FFP loans are not issued for purposes which could contribute to over capitalization of the fishing industry.
Marine Mammals; File No. 15206
Document Number: 2010-7260
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Sea World LLC, 9205 South Park Center Loop, Suite 400, Orlando, FL 32819, has applied in due form for a permit to import one beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) for the purposes of public display.
Marine Mammals; File No. 15430
Document Number: 2010-7257
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that the Louisville Zoological Garden, 1100 Trevilian Way, P.O. Box 37250, Louisville, KY 40233, has applied in due form for a permit to import one South African fur seal (Arctocephalis pusillus) for the purposes of public display.
Smaller Learning Communities Program
Document Number: 2010-7255
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education proposes priorities, requirements, a definition, and selection criteria under the Smaller Learning Communities (SLC) program. The Assistant Secretary will use these priorities, requirements, definition, and selection criteria, in addition to any other previously established priorities and requirements, for a competition using fiscal year (FY) 2009 funds and may use them in later years. We take this action to focus Federal financial assistance on an identified national need. We intend these priorities, requirements, definition, and selection criteria to enhance the effectiveness of SLC projects in improving academic achievement and helping to prepare students for postsecondary education and careers.
Request For Public Comment: 30-Day Proposed Information Collection: Indian Health Service Medical Staff Credentials and Privileges Files
Document Number: 2010-7253
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, which requires 30 days for public comment on proposed information collection projects, the Indian Health Service (IHS) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve the information collection listed below. This proposed information collection project was previously published in the Federal Register (74 FR 63754) on December 4, 2009 and allowed 60 days for public comment. No public comment was received in response to the notice. The purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment to be submitted directly to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-7251
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Reestablishment of the Census Advisory Committee of Professional Associations
Document Number: 2010-7250
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
Notice is hereby given that the Secretary of Commerce has determined that the reestablishment of an advisory committee of technical advisors is necessary and in the public interest. Accordingly, the Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) has chartered the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC), which succeeds the Census Advisory Committee of Professional Associations (CACPA). The charter for the CACPA expired on February 1, 2010.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2010-7249
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the I Street Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.4, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to make bridge repairs.
Notice of Issuance of Exposure Draft on Accrual Estimates for Grant Programs
Document Number: 2010-7248
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board, Agencies and Commissions
Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2010-7247
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), agencies are required to submit proposed reporting and recordkeeping requirements to OMB for review and approval, and to publish a notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency has made such a submission.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Acushnet River, New Bedford and Fairhaven, MA, Event-Road Race
Document Number: 2010-7246
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Route 6 New Bedford Fairhaven Bridge across the Acushnet River, mile 0.0, between New Bedford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts. This temporary deviation is necessary to facilitate a public event, the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center 5K Road Race, by allowing the bridge to remain in the closed position for two hours during the running of the 5K Road Race.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal, Chesapeake, VA
Document Number: 2010-7244
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the SR170 Centerville Turnpike Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal, mile 15.7, at Chesapeake, VA. The deviation is necessary to facilitate structural repairs to the swing span. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain in the closed to navigation position.
Revision of Prohibited Area P-49; Crawford, TX
Document Number: 2010-7242
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Prohibited Area 49 (P-49) Crawford, TX. While the United States Secret Service (USSS) recognizes the ongoing security requirement for this prohibited area, it considers reducing prohibited airspace area appropriate at this time. This action restores previously prohibited airspace to public use within the National Airspace System.
Census Scientific Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-7241
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau) is giving notice of a meeting of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (C-SAC). The
Antimicrobial Pesticide Registration Review Dockets Opened for Review and Comment
Document Number: 2010-7239
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has established registration review dockets for the pesticides listed in the table in Unit III.A. With this document, EPA is opening the public comment period for these registration reviews. Registration review is EPA's periodic review of pesticide registrations to ensure that each pesticide continues to satisfy the statutory standard for registration, that is, the pesticide can perform its intended function without unreasonable adverse effects on human health or the environment. Registration review dockets contain information that will assist the public in understanding the types of information and issues that the Agency may consider during the course of registration reviews. Through this program, EPA is ensuring that each pesticide's registration is based on current scientific and other knowledge, including its effects on human health and the environment.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ, Maintenance
Document Number: 2010-7238
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Route 1 & 9 (Lincoln Highway) Bridge, mile 1.8, across the Hackensack River at Jersey City, New Jersey. This deviation allows the bridge owner to require a two hour advance notice for bridge openings April through September and several bridge closures to facilitate bridge painting operations. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Bacillus subtilis; Registration Review Final Decision; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2010-7237
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the availability of EPA's final registration review decision for the pesticide Bacillus subtilis, case 6012. Registration review is EPA's periodic review of pesticide registrations to ensure that each pesticide continues to satisfy the statutory standard for registration, that is, that the pesticide can perform its intended function without causing unreasonable adverse effects on human health or the environment. Through this program, EPA is ensuring that each pesticide's registration is based on current scientific and other knowledge, including its effects on human health and the environment.
Registration Review; Biopesticides Dockets Opened for Review and Comment
Document Number: 2010-7234
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has established registration review dockets for the pesticides listed in the table in Unit III.A. With this document, EPA is opening the public comment period for these registration reviews. Registration review is EPA's periodic review of pesticide registrations to ensure that each pesticide continues to satisfy the statutory standard for registration, that is, the pesticide can perform its intended function without unreasonable adverse effects on human health or the environment. Registration review dockets contain information that will assist the public in understanding the types of information and issues that the Agency may consider during the course of registration reviews. Through this program, EPA is ensuring that each pesticide's registration is based on current scientific and other knowledge, including its effects on human health and the environment.
Establishment of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
Document Number: 2010-7232
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announces establishment of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (the ``Commission''), as directed by Executive Order 13521.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in the West Yakutat District of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2010-7231
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is opening directed fishing for pollock in the West Yakutat District of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to fully use the 2010 total allowable catch (TAC) of pollock in the West Yakutat District of the GOA.
Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Public Teleconference and Public Meeting of the SAB Trichloroethylene (TCE) Review Panel
Document Number: 2010-7229
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces two public meetings of the SAB Trichloroethylene (TCE) Review Panel: a teleconference and a face-to-face meeting to review EPA's Toxicological Review of Trichloroethylene in Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), External Review Draft.
Call for Co-Sponsors for Office of Healthcare Quality's Programs to Strengthen Coordination and Impact National Efforts in the Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
Document Number: 2010-7227
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS), Office for Healthcare Quality (OHQ) announces the opportunity to collaborate with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). HHS invites public and private professional health related organizations to participate as collaborating co-sponsors in the development and implementation of an innovative program that advances the goals enumerated in the HHS Action Plan to prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections.
Notice of Issuance of Regulatory Guide
Document Number: 2010-7226
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Medicaid and CHIP Programs; Meeting of the CHIP Working Group-April 26, 2010
Document Number: 2010-7225
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This notice announces the first meeting of the Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program (``CHIP''), and Employer-Sponsored Coverage Coordination Working Group (referred to as the ``CHIP Working
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on EPR; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2010-7224
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Notice of Funding Availability for the Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Institutions Assisting Communities (AN/NHIAC) Program
Document Number: 2010-7223
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Certifications Pursuant to Section 609 of Public Law 101-162
Document Number: 2010-7221
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of State
On March 24, 2010, the Department of State notified Congress that it had withdrawn Mexico's certification under United States Public Law 101-162, Section 609, because Mexico's turtle excluder device (TED) program was not currently comparable to the United States program as required by the statute. Withdrawal of Mexican certification is primarily a compliance and environmental issue, but it does have trade implications. The United States government is providing the Government of Mexico with detailed technical recommendations and capacity-building support with a view to strengthening Mexico's sea turtle protection program. Both governments will continue to actively seek further engagement opportunities to ensure renewal of Mexican certification within the shortest period of time consistent with the requirements of U.S. law.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Modification of Existing Computer Matching Program Between the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Social Security Administration (SSA): Matching Tenant Data in Assisted Housing Programs
Document Number: 2010-7220
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Pursuant to the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, as amended, and the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Guidance on the statute (5 U.S.C. 552a, as amended), HUD is providing notice of its intent to modify an existing computer matching program with SSA to include the Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP) as a covered HUD rental assistance program for the purpose of income verifications and computer matching.
Announcement of Funding Awards for the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program for Fiscal Years (FY) 2008 and 2009
Document Number: 2010-7219
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department for funding under the FY 2008 and FY 2009 HUD-VASH program. This
Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Line Pipe from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Determination Pursuant to Final Court Decision
Document Number: 2010-7216
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 11, 2009, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) sustained the Department of Commerce's (the Department) remand determination in Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Line Pipe from the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 73 FR 70961 (Nov. 24, 2008) (Line Pipe from the PRC), amended by Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Line Pipe from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Notice of Countervailing Duty Order, 74 FR 4136 (Jan. 23, 2009) (Amended Line Pipe from the PRC). Because all litigation in this matter has concluded, the Department is issuing the amended final determination in Line Pipe from the PRC in accordance with the CIT's decision.
Designation of Greece for the Visa Waiver Program
Document Number: 2010-7211
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Citizens and eligible nationals of participating Visa Waiver Program countries may apply for admission to the United States at U.S. ports of entry as nonimmigrant aliens for a period of ninety days or less for business or pleasure without first obtaining a nonimmigrant visa, provided that they are otherwise eligible for admission under applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. On March 4, 2010, the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of State, designated Greece as a country that is eligible to participate in the Visa Waiver Program. Accordingly, this rule updates the list of countries authorized to participate in the Visa Waiver Program by adding Greece.
Draft Toxicological Review of Dichloromethane: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)
Document Number: 2010-7210
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is announcing a 60-day public comment period and a public listening session for the external review draft human health assessment titled, ``Toxicological Review of Dichloromethane: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)'' (EPA/635/R-10/003). The draft assessment was prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) within EPA's Office of Research and Development (ORD). The public comment period and external peer review meeting, which will be scheduled at a later date and announced in the Federal Register, are separate processes that provide opportunities for all interested parties to comment on the assessment. EPA intends to forward the public comments that are submitted in accordance with this notice to the peer review panel prior to the meeting for their consideration. When finalizing the draft assessment, EPA intends to consider any public comments that EPA receives in accordance with this notice.
Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting
Document Number: 2010-7209
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of the next meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC). The members will discuss issues outlined in the following agenda.
MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut, et al.
Document Number: 2010-7207
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Summary of Application: Applicants seek an order approving the substitution of certain series of the Investment Companies for shares of series of other unaffiliated registered investment companies held by the Separate Accounts to fund certain group and individual variable annuity contracts and variable life insurance policies issued by the Insurance Companies (collectively, the ``Contracts''). The Section 17 Applicants seek an order pursuant to Section 17(b) of the Act to permit certain in-kind transactions in connection with certain of the Substitutions.
MCG Capital Corporation; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2010-7206
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Summary of the Application: MCG Capital Corporation (the ``Applicant''), requests an order to amend a prior order (the ``Prior Order'') \1\ that permits the Applicant to issue restricted shares of its common stock (``Restricted Stock'') to Applicant's employees and non-employee directors (``Participants'') pursuant to the MCG Capital Corporation 2006 Employee Restricted Stock Plan and the MCG Capital Corporation 2006 Non-Employee Director Restricted Stock Plan (together, the ``Plans'').\2\ Applicant seeks to amend the Prior Order in order to engage in certain transactions, provided for in the MCG Capital Corporation Second Amended and Restated 2006 Employee Restricted Stock Plan and the MCG Capital Corporation Second Amended and Restated Non- Employee Director Restricted Stock Plan (together, the ``Amended Plans'') that may constitute purchases by the Applicant of its own securities within the meaning of section 23(c) of the Act.
President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-7205
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Communications System
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) will hold its annual meeting on May 6, 2010. The meeting will be open to the public.