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Eliminating Exception to Expedited Removal Authority for Cuban Nationals Arriving by Air
Document Number: 2017-00902
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-17
Agency: Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice
This final rule revises Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) regulations to eliminate the categorical exception from expedited removal proceedings for Cuban nationals who arrive in the United States at a port of entry by aircraft. This final rule conforms with a parallel Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulation. As a result of these changes, Cuban nationals who arrive in the United States at a port of entry by aircraft will be subject to expedited removal proceedings commensurate with nationals of other countries.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center-Trafficking Information Management System (TIMS)
Document Number: 2017-00794
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-17
Agency: Department of Justice
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act Formula Grant Program
Document Number: 2017-00740
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-17
Agency: Department of Justice
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (``OJJDP'') of the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (``OJP''), publishes this partial final rule to amend portions of the formula grant program (``Formula Grant Program'') regulation to reflect changes in OJJDP policy.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; [Notice of Firearms Manufactured or Imported (ATF Form 2 (5320.2)]
Document Number: 2017-00642
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-13
Agency: Department of Justice
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register 81 FR 73140, on October 24, 2016, allowing for a 60-day comment period.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-00717
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-12
Agency: Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, Department of Justice
Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-ODPI, Inc.
Document Number: 2017-00352
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-11
Agency: Antitrust Division, Department of Justice
National Commission on Forensic Science Extension of the Deadline for the Solicitation of Applications for Additional Statistician Commission Membership
Document Number: 2017-00210
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Justice
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, a notice that announced the solicitation of applications for additional Commission membership on the National Commission on Forensic Science specifically to fill a current statistician Commissioner vacancy was published in the Federal Register on December 27, 2016 and that applications must be received on or before January 11, 2017 (81 FR 95196). This notice announces the extension of the deadline for the solicitation of applications for this Commissioner vacancy until January 26, 2017.
Schedules of Controlled Substances: Temporary Placement of Six Synthetic Cannabinoids (5F-ADB, 5F-AMB, 5F-APINACA, ADB-FUBINACA, MDMB-CHMICA and MDMB-FUBINACA) Into Schedule I
Document Number: 2017-00275
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-01-09
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
The Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration is issuing this notice of intent to temporarily schedule six synthetic cannabinoids: Methyl 2-(1-(5-fluoropentyl)-1H-indazole-3-carboxamido)- 3,3-dimethylbutanoate [5F-ADB; 5F-MDMB-PINACA]; methyl 2-(1-(5- fluoropentyl)-1H-indazole-3-carboxamido)-3-methylbutanoate [5F-AMB]; N- (adamantan-1-yl)-1-(5-fluoropentyl)-1H-indazole-3-carboxamide [5F- APINACA, 5F-AKB48]; N-(1-amino-3,3-dimethyl-1-oxobutan-2-yl)-1-(4- fluorobenzyl)-1H-indazole-3-carboxamide [ADB-FUBINACA]; methyl 2-(1- (cyclohexylmethyl)-1H-indole-3-carboxamido)-3,3-dimethylbutan oate [MDMB-CHMICA, MMB-CHMINACA] and methyl 2-(1-(4-fluorobenzyl)-1H- indazole-3-carboxamido)-3,3-dimethylbutanoate [MDMB-FUBINACA], into schedule I pursuant to the temporary scheduling provisions of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). This action is based on a finding by the Administrator that the placement of these synthetic cannabinoids into schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act is necessary to avoid an imminent hazard to the public safety. Any final order will impose the administrative, civil, and criminal sanctions and regulatory controls applicable to schedule I substances under the Controlled Substances Act on the manufacture, distribution, possession, importation, exportation of, and research and conduct with, instructional activities of these synthetic cannabinoids.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Application for Federal Firearms License (ATF F 7(5310.12)/7 CR (5310.16))
Document Number: 2017-00110
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-09
Agency: Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register 81 FR 57616, on August 23, 2016, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This information collection OMB 1140-0018 (Application for Federal Firearms License)ATF Form 7 (5310.12) is being revised and combined with OMB 1140-0038 (Application for Federal Firearms License (Collector of Curios and Relics))ATF Form 7 CR (5310.16); thereby eliminating the need for a separate application form for Type 03, Collector of Curios and Relics FFL (1140-0038). The proposed information collection is also being published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Special Technical Committee on Law Enforcement Firearms
Document Number: 2016-31876
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-04
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking qualified individuals to serve on a Special Technical Committee (STC) on Law Enforcement Firearms. The purpose of the STC will be to update and revise the minimum performance standards NIJ Standard 0112.03 (Revision A), Autoloading Pistols for Police Officers, and NIJ Standard 0113.00, 12-Gauge Shotguns for Police Use, and to develop a new minimum performance standard for patrol rifles.
Revision of Department of Justice Freedom of Information Act Regulations
Document Number: 2016-31508
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-04
Agency: Department of Justice
This rule amends the Department of Justice's regulations under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to incorporate certain changes made to the FOIA by the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016. In addition, this rule amends certain provisions in the fee section to reflect developments in the case law and to streamline the description of the factors to be considered when making fee waiver determinations.
BJS Confidentiality Pledge Revision Notice
Document Number: 2016-31705
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-30
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), a component of the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), is announcing revisions to the confidentiality pledge(s) it provides to its respondents. These revisions are required by the passage and implementation of provisions of the federal Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2015, which requires the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide Federal civilian agencies' information technology systems with cybersecurity protection for their Internet traffic. More details on this announcement are presented in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; A Newly Approved Data Collection National Use-of-Force Data Collection
Document Number: 2016-31697
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-30
Agency: Department of Justice
The Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS) has submitted the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the established review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on October 5, 2016, Volume 81, Number 193, Pages 69084-69087 allowing for a 60-day comment period.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension Without Change, of a Previously Approved Collection Procedures for the Administration of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Document Number: 2016-31691
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-30
Agency: Department of Justice
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Civil Rights Division, Voting Section, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 69855 on October 7, 2016, allowing for a 60-day comment period.
Revision of Import and Export Requirements for Controlled Substances, Listed Chemicals, and Tableting and Encapsulating Machines, Including Changes To Implement the International Trade Data System (ITDS); Revision of Reporting Requirements for Domestic Transactions in Listed Chemicals and Tableting and Encapsulating Machines; and Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2016-28966
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-30
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
The Drug Enforcement Administration is updating its regulations for the import and export of tableting and encapsulating machines, controlled substances, and listed chemicals, and its regulations relating to reports required for domestic transactions in listed chemicals, gamma-hydroxybutyric acid, and tableting and encapsulating machines. In accordance with Executive Order 13563, the Drug Enforcement Administration has reviewed its import and export regulations and reporting requirements for domestic transactions in listed chemicals (and gamma-hydroxybutyric acid) and tableting and encapsulating machines, and evaluated them for clarity, consistency, continued accuracy, and effectiveness. The amendments clarify certain policies and reflect current procedures and technological advancements. The amendments also allow for the implementation, as applicable to tableting and encapsulating machines, controlled substances, and listed chemicals, of the President's Executive Order 13659 on streamlining the export/import process and requiring the government-wide utilization of the International Trade Data System (ITDS). This rule additionally contains amendments that implement recent changes to the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act (CSIEA) for reexportation of controlled substances among members of the European Economic Area made by the Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act. The rule also includes additional substantive and technical and stylistic amendments.
Bulk Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Application: Janssen Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-31641
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-29
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Bulk Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Application: Cayman Chemical Company
Document Number: 2016-31285
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-28
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Bulk Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Application: AMRI Rensselaer, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-31284
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-28
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Bulk Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Application: Johnson Matthey Inc.
Document Number: 2016-31283
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-28
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Bulk Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Application: Navinta LLC
Document Number: 2016-31282
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-28
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Noramco, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-31281
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-28
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Bulk Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Registration
Document Number: 2016-31280
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-28
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Registrants listed below have applied for and been granted registration by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as bulk manufacturers of various classes of controlled substances.
Bulk Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Application: Synthcon, LLC
Document Number: 2016-31279
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-28
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Importer of Controlled Substances Registration
Document Number: 2016-31273
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-28
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Registrants listed below have applied for and been granted registration by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as importers of various classes of schedule I or II controlled substances.
Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Wildlife Laboratories, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-31272
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-28
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
National Commission on Forensic Science Solicitation of Applications for Additional Statistician Commission Membership
Document Number: 2016-31232
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-27
Agency: Department of Justice
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, this notice announces the solicitation of applications for additional Commission membership on the National Commission on Forensic Science specifically to fill a current statistician Commissioner vacancy.
Schedules of Controlled Substances: Temporary Placement of Six Synthetic Cannabinoids (5F-ADB, 5F-AMB, 5F-APINACA, ADB-FUBINACA, MDMB-CHMICA and MDMB-FUBINACA) Into Schedule I
Document Number: 2016-30595
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-21
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
The Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration is issuing this notice of intent to temporarily schedule six synthetic cannabinoids: methyl 2-(1-(5-fluoropentyl)-1H-indazole-3-carboxamido)- 3,3-dimethylbutanoate [5F-ADB; 5F-MDMB-PINACA]; methyl 2-(1-(5- fluoropentyl)-1H-indazole-3-carboxamido)-3-methylbutanoate [5F-AMB]; N- (adamantan-1-yl)-1-(5-fluoropentyl)-1H-indazole-3-carboxamide [5F- APINACA, 5F-AKB48]; N-(1-amino-3,3-dimethyl-1-oxobutan-2-yl)-1-(4- fluorobenzyl)-1H-indazole-3-carboxamide [ADB-FUBINACA]; methyl 2-(1- (cyclohexylmethyl)-1H-indole-3-carboxamido)-3,3-dimethylbutan oate [MDMB-CHMICA, MMB-CHMINACA] and methyl 2-(1-(4-fluorobenzyl)-1H- indazole-3-carboxamido)-3,3-dimethylbutanoate [MDMB-FUBINACA], into schedule I pursuant to the temporary scheduling provisions of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). This action is based on a finding by the Administrator that the placement of these synthetic cannabinoids into schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act is necessary to avoid an imminent hazard to the public safety. Any final order will impose the administrative, civil, and criminal sanctions and regulatory controls applicable to schedule I substances under the Controlled Substances Act on the manufacture, distribution, possession, importation, exportation of, and research and conduct with, instructional activities of these synthetic cannabinoids.