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Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Inseason Adjustment to the 2014 Gulf of Alaska Pollock Seasonal Apportionments
NMFS is adjusting the 2014 seasonal apportionments of the total allowable catch (TAC) in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) by re- apportioning unharvested pollock TAC from Statistical Areas 610 to Statistical Areas 620 and 630 of the GOA. This action is necessary to provide opportunity for harvest of the 2014 pollock TAC, consistent with the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska.
Foreign-Trade Zone 23-Buffalo, New York Application for Reorganization Under Alternative Site Framework
Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on small diameter graphite electrodes from the People's Republic of China (PRC), covering the period February 1, 2013, through January 31, 2014. The Department preliminarily determines that during the period of review (POR) one company covered by this review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden.
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Industry and Analysis is amending the notice published at 79 FR 24674, May 1, 2014, for the India Ports and Marine Technology Trade Mission to India to notify potential U.S. delegates that the trade mission application deadline is extended to November 21, 2014 and to add a second optional stop to an Eastern port, Visakhapatnam (Vizag), India. The fee for the optional stop to Vizag will be $700 per participant for the first representative and $200 for any additional representative, provided there are a number of 5 participants traveling to Vizag.
Trade Mission to Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania in Conjunction With Trade Winds-Sub-Sahara Africa, September 14-21, 2015
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM Underground Maximum Capacity Canister Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1040
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing a direct final rule that would have added the Holtec International HI- STORM Underground Maximum Capacity (UMAX) Canister Storage System, Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1040, to the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks.'' The NRC is taking this action because it has received at least one significant adverse comment in response to a companion proposed rule that was concurrently published with the direct final rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, Level 1 Assessment Form, Level 3 Evaluation Form for Students, and Level 3 Evaluation Form for Supervisors
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning course evaluation surveys at the Center for Domestic Preparedness.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will meet in person on December 4-5, 2014, in Arlington, Virginia. The meeting will be open to the public.
The Department of the Air Force proposes to alter a system of records notice, F032 AFCES A, entitled ``Civil Engineer System-Fire Department Records'' in its existing inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system will be used to assist in protecting installation resources, equipment, and personnel that require emergency services. Operate emergency dispatch centers to support fire emergency operations. In addition, it will track fire prevention and protection, firefighting, rescue, and Hazardous Materials (HazMat) response and after action reports.
This rule identifies communities where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date. Also, information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's Community Status Book (CSB). The CSB is available at http:// www.fema.gov/fema/csb.shtm.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; 2015-2016 Federal Student Aid Application
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Hours of Service (HOS) of Drivers; Application for International Association of Movers (IAM) Exemption From the 14-Hour Rule
FMCSA announces that the International Association of Movers (IAM) has applied for an exemption from FMCSA's regulation prohibiting operators of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) from driving following the 14th hour after coming on duty. IAM's exemption request is on behalf of all FMCSA-authorized carriers moving household goods, regardless of membership in IAM or any other professional society. The requested exemption would be used only by drivers who need to move their vehicles from the customer's residence or military base to a safe place for overnight parking when there are delays in completing the job. In no case would the drivers be permitted to drive more than 75 miles or 90 minutes after the 14th hour. FMCSA requests public comment on IAM's application for exemption.
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).
Announcing the Award of a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement Grant to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) in Harrisburg, PA
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), Division of Family Violence and Prevention Services (DFVPS) announces the award of $236,000 as a single-source program expansion supplement to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence in Harrisburg, PA. The grantee, funded under the Family Violence Protection and Services Act (FVPSA) program, is a technical assistance (TA) provider that assists FVPSA service providers to build the capacity of domestic violence programs.
The Defense Logistics Agency proposes to alter a system of records notice, S500.55, entitled ``Information Technology Access and Control Records'' in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended.
Proposed Criteria for “First Generic” Submissions for Purposes of Abbreviated New Drug Application Review Prioritization Under the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments; Establishment of a Public Docket
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is announcing the opening of a public docket and requesting comments on proposed criteria for ``first generic'' abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) submissions. The purpose is to facilitate FDA's establishment of review prioritization under the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2012 (GDUFA). Establishing clear criteria for this review prioritization category will allow FDA to appropriately prioritize ANDA submissions and track them in a manner consistent with the review prioritization commitments FDA made under GDUFA. Clear criteria for this category will also lead to less industry confusion and more consistent identification of ``first generic'' submissions.
Electronic Study Data Submission; Data Standards; Validation Rules for Study Data Tabulation Model Formatted Studies; Availability
The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is announcing the availability of a document entitled ``Validation Rules for Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM) Formatted Studies.'' CDER is making this document available to improve the standardization and quality of clinical data submitted to CDER, as well as to improve the predictability of data quality and usefulness.
The Defense Health Agency proposes to alter an existing system of records, EDTMA 03, entitled ``Legal Opinion Files'' in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system uses records to address and resolve legal issues and for research, precedent, historical, and record purposes.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09) Second Follow-Up Field Test and Main Study Panel Maintenance 2015
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Snow Mountain Solar Project on the Las Vegas Paiute Indian Reservation, Clark County, Nevada
In order to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency in cooperation with the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe (Tribe), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and other Federal agencies, intend to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will evaluate a proposed photovoltaic (PV) solar energy generation project on the Las Vegas Paiute Indian Reservation and a transmission line located on tribal lands, private lands and/or Federal lands administered and managed by BLM in Clark County, Nevada. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify potential issues related to the EIS. It also announces that public scoping meetings will be held in Nevada to identify potential issues, alternatives, and mitigation to be considered in the EIS.
This notice publishes the Class III Gaming Compact between the Karuk Tribe and the State of California taking effect.
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Coral Working Group.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for approval for the revision of collection of information for the Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0131, which expires November 30, 2014.
The President's Export Council (Council) will hold a meeting to deliberate on recommendations related to promoting the expansion of U.S. exports and to convey a report to the President on the September 2014 fact-finding trip to Poland and Turkey by some members of the Council. Topics may include: the National Export Initiative; trade promotion authority; trade negotiations; reauthorization of the Export- Import Bank of the United States; innovation; education, skills development and workforce readiness; infrastructure; tax reform; and export control reform. The final agenda will be posted at least one week in advance of the meeting on the President's Export Council Web site at http://trade.gov/pec.
Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Central Valley Project Municipal and Industrial Water Shortage Policy, Central Valley, CA
The Bureau of Reclamation has made available for public review and comment the Central Valley Project (CVP) Municipal and Industrial Water Shortage Policy (M&I WSP) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Draft EIS addresses updating the CVP M&I WSP and implementation guidelines. The CVP M&I WSP would be used by Reclamation to: (1) Define water shortage terms and conditions for applicable CVP M&I water service contractors, as appropriate; (2) establish CVP water supply levels that, together with the M&I water service contractors' drought water conservation measures and other water supplies, would assist the M&I water service contractors in their efforts to protect public health and safety during severe or continuing droughts; and (3) provide information to M&I water service contractors for their use in water supply planning and development of drought contingency plans.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission published a document in the Federal Register of November 10, 2014 (79 FR 66763), concerning its regular business meeting on December 5, 2014, in Annapolis, Maryland. The location of the meeting has been changed and the new location is contained in the Addresses section of this notice. Also an agenda item has been added to be addressed at the business meeting and is contained in the Supplementary Information section of this notice.
Request for Expressions of Interest From Manufacturers and Developers in Forthcoming Gun Safety Technology Challenge and Request for Information
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is requesting manufacturers and developers of firearms that incorporate advanced safety technologies or firearms accessories utilizing advanced safety technologies that are intended to modify firearms to submit an expression of interest in the forthcoming Gun Safety Technology Challenge (``Challenge'') and provide information about their products or technology. Through the Challenge, NIJ will seek an objective demonstration through testing and evaluation of the reliability of firearms and firearms accessories available today that are typically known by various terms such as smart guns, user-authorized handguns, childproof guns, and personalized firearms. These firearms or firearms accessories can be understood to utilize integrated components that exclusively permit an authorized user or set of users to operate or fire the gun and automatically deactivate it under a set of specific circumstances, reducing the chances of accidental or purposeful use by an unauthorized user. NIJ is interested in receiving information regarding which firearms and firearms accessories that incorporate advanced safety technologies that would be made available by industry for testing and evaluation in the Challenge. This information will help inform NIJ regarding the scope of the notional test methods and test procedures for firearms and firearms accessories required for the Challenge, as described below.
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) announces publication of Criminal Justice Restraints Standard, NIJ Standard 1001.00. The document can be found here: https://ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/247988.pdf. Conformity assessment organizations are invited to review the document and provide any feedback to the point of contact listed below. This standard is planned to supersede NIJ Standard for Metallic Handcuffs, NIJ Standard 0307.01, found here: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/ 082981.pdf. The effective date that this will occur will be given six months prior through a notice in the Federal Register. For more information about NIJ standards, please visit http://nij.gov/standards.
The Defense Health Agency proposes to alter an existing system of records, EDHA 11, entitled ``Defense Medical Human Resources System internet (DMHRSi)'' in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system consolidates all of the human resources functions, including readiness, manpower, labor cost assignment, education, and training, for personnel across the DoD medical enterprise, thereby providing a single database source of instant query/access for all personnel types and the readiness posture of all DoD medical personnel. This system of records permits ready access to essential manpower, personnel, labor cost assignment, education and training, and personnel readiness information across the DoD medical enterprise.
This document contains final and temporary regulations relating to the consequences to U.S. and foreign persons for failing to file gain recognition agreements (GRAs) or related documents, or to satisfy other reporting obligations, associated with certain transfers of property to foreign corporations in nonrecognition exchanges. The regulations are necessary to update and clarify the rules that apply when a U.S. or foreign person fails to file a GRA or related documents or to satisfy other reporting obligations. These regulations affect U.S. and foreign persons that transfer property to foreign corporations in nonrecognition exchanges.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a notice of permit applications received to conduct activities regulated under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. NSF has published regulations under the Antarctic Conservation Act at Title 45 Part 670 of the Code of Federal Regulations. This is the required notice of permit applications received.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Amended; Notice of Meeting
Prospective Grant of Exclusive License: Detection of Infectious Prion Protein by Seeded Conversion of Recombinant Prion Protein
This is notice, in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR Part 404, that the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services, is contemplating the grant of an exclusive patent license to Amprion, Inc. located in Houston Texas, USA, to practice the inventions embodied in the following Patents and Patent Applications, each entitled ``Detection of Infectious Prion Protein by Seeded Conversion of Recombinant Prion Protein'': 1. US provisional Application 60/961,364 filed July 20, 2007 [HHS Ref. No. E-109-2007/0-US-01] 2. PCT/US2008/070656, filed July 21, 2008; [HHS Ref. No E-109-2007/ 1-PCT-01] 3. EPC application No 08796382.3 filed July 21, 2008 [HHS Ref. No E-109-2007/1-EP-03] 4. US Application No. 12/177,012, filed July 21, 2008 and issued as US patent 8,216,788 on July 10, 2012 [HHS Ref. No E-109-2007/1-US-02]; 5. US Application No. 13/489,321, filed June 5, 2012 [E-109-2007/1- US-04]; 6. US Application No. 14/263,703, filed April 28, 2014 [E-109-2007/ 1-US-011] The patent rights in these inventions have been assigned to the United States of America. The prospective exclusive licensed territory may be worldwide and the field of use may be limited to in vitro diagnostics of prion- associated diseases requiring FDA premarket approval, or the equivalent thereof outside of the United States, and USDA licensed veterinary diagnostics, or the equivalents thereof outside of the United States.