Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection To OMB; Consumer Perceptions of Factory-Built Housing
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been 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. This request is for the clearance of a survey instrument that would gauge current consumer perceptions of factory-built housing technologies with as primary focus on panelized and modular housing. One of the strategic goals outlined in HUD's Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing is the increased focus on attitudes, behaviors, and motives surrounding innovation. Measuring consumer perceptions of factory-build housing provides such insight, and will also provide otherwise unavailable information essential to measuring the effectiveness of PATH's outreach and promotional campaigns.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (NPFMC) Gulf of Alaska (GOA) and Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BS/AI) groundfish plan teams will meet in Seattle.
Adjustment of the Immigration Benefit Application Fee Schedule; Correction
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a notice in the Federal Register on September 26, 2005 at 70 FR 56182 to increase the fees for immigration benefit applications and petitions to account for cost increases due to inflation. In the fee table of the September 26, 2005 notice, USCIS added a footnote ``6'' next to the new fee for the Form N-600K. Footnote ``6'' shows an increase in fee from $200 to $215 for an application filed on behalf of an adopted child (as compared to the base fee increase from $240 to $255). The placement of this footnote and its lack of specificity regarding which ``application'' it was meant to refer to have created some ambiguity regarding the adopted child fee for the Form N-600, which similarly was adjusted from $200 to $215 (as compared to the new base fee of $255 referenced in the Notice). Accordingly, this notice clarifies the prior notice by amending footnote ``6'' to state specifically that it refers to both the Form N- 600 and the Form N-600K.
Public Meeting of the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform
This notice advises all interested persons of a change in the date and time of a public meeting of the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform.
Advanced Wireless Services
In this document, the Commission requires Broadband Radio Service (BRS) licensees in the 2150-2160/62 MHz band to provide information on the construction status and operational parameters of each incumbent BRS system that would be the subject of relocation.
Advanced Wireless Services
This document seek comment on the specific relocation procedures applicable to Broadband Radio Service (BRS) operations in the 2150-2160/62 MHz band, which the Commission recently decided will be relocated to the newly restructured 2495-2690 MHz band. We also seek comment on the specific relocation procedures applicable to Fixed Microwave Service (FS) operations in the 2160-2175 MHz band. We propose to generally follow our relocation policies delineated in our Emerging Technologies proceeding and as modified by subsequent decisions.
Advanced Wireless Services
This document reallocates the 2155-2160 MHz band for Fixed and Mobile services and designates the 2155-2175 MHz band for Advanced Wireless Service (AWS) use. We continue our ongoing efforts to promote spectrum utilization and efficiency with regard to the provision of new services, including Advanced Wireless Services (AWS).
Public Information Collections Approved by Office of Management and Budget
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the following public information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number.
Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission, Comments Requested
The Federal Communications Commission, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection(s), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Public Law 104-13. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information, subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act that does not display a valid control number. Comments are requested concerning (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Announcement of Next Meeting Date and Agenda of Consumer Advisory Committee
This document announces the next meeting date and agenda of the Consumer Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Committee is to make recommendations to the Federal Communications Commission (``Commission'') regarding consumer issues within the jurisdiction of the Commission and to facilitate the participation of all consumers in proceedings before the Commission.
Permanent Parcel Return Service
Parcel Return Service (PRS), which the Postal Service currently offers on an experimental basis for two parcel post rate categories, was scheduled to expire October 19, 2003. Shortly before the expiration date, the Service filed a request to establish one of these categories (Parcel Select) as a permanent offering and to allow users to purchase an optional ancillary service (Certificate of Mailing). Participants in the experiment were not eligible for this ancillary service during the experimental stage. The Service's request triggered an automatic extension of the October 19, 2005 expiration date for Parcel Select. Given no participation in the other experimental category (Bound Printed Matter), the Service does not seek to make it permanent, and it expired as scheduled. This document establishes a formal docket to address the requested change in status for the PRS Parcel Select category and identifies several initial steps, including authorization of settlement negotiations.
Notice of Extension of the Call for Nominations for the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (NCA) Advisory Council
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is extending the call for nominations for ten membership positions on the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area Advisory Council. The original notice calling for nominations published in the Federal Register on September 14, 2005 [70 FR 54403]. The original deadline for the call for nominations was October 14, 2005. The purpose of this notice is to extend the nomination period until October 31, 2005. The Council advises the Secretary and the BLM on resource management issues associated with the McInnis Canyons NCA and Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Request for Comment; Clearance of a New Information Collection: Commercial Driver's License Policies and Practices Among the 51 Jurisdictions
This notice advises the public about FMCSA's intention to request Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a new information collection concerning the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) policies and practices among the 50 States and the District of Columbia (referred to as the 51 jurisdictions). This information is needed to identify where problems exist within the CDL Program and how to address those problems through new or revised safety initiatives. This notice is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Safety Zone Regulation; Tampa Bay, FL
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Tampa Bay, Florida, in the vicinity of the Clearwater Memorial bascule bridge. This safety zone is being established to protect mariners from the hazards associated with the blasting demolition of the concrete portions of the Clearwater Memorial bascule bridge. This rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Correction of Public Land Order No. 6619; Opportunity for Public Meeting; Wisconsin
As required by 43 CFR 2310.3-1, notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to extend Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6619 for an additional 20-year period. This order withdrew 4,107 acres of public land in Juneau County, Wisconsin, from surface entry and reserved the land for use by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to manage in conjunction with the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge. This notice also gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting. This notice also corrects an error in the legal description published in the Federal Register on July 25, 1986 (51 FR 26687).
Emergency Closure of Public Lands: Harney County, OR
Notice is hereby given that certain public lands are temporarily closed to public use for the purpose of discharge of firearms, from September 1, 2005 to August 31, 2006. The authorized BLM officer has determined that shooting within one-quarter mile of Frenchglen, Oregon, may be a safety hazard to the residents. During the closure period, BLM will prepare National Environmental Policy Act documentation to consider a permanent closure. The closed area occurs on BLM land around Frenchglen, Oregon, in Willamette Meridian, T. 32 S., R. 32 E., Section 02, Lots 3 and 4 east of the 115 kV power transmission line OR-012617, S\1/2\NW\1/4\ east of the 115kV power transmission line OR-012617, N\1/2\SW\1/4\ north of Hwy 205, E\1/2\SW\1/4\ east of Elbow Springs Road, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\ east of Elbow Springs Road. Closure signs will be posted at main entry points to the area and along the boundary as necessary. Maps of the closure area and information may be obtained from the BLM Burns District Office and at various locations in Burns, Hines, and Frenchglen.
Public Notice For Waiver of Aeronautical Land-Use Assurance, Delta County Airport, Escanaba, MI
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering a proposal to change a portion of the airport from aeronautical use to non-aeronautical use and to authorize the lease of the airport property. The proposal consists of 1 parcel of land, totaling approximately 37 acres. Current use and present condition is undeveloped land compatible with local commercial/industrial zoning classification. The land was acquired under part of the property from the City of Escanaba deeded to Delta County for airport use. There are no impacts to the airport by allowing the airport to lease of the property. Subject land may provide good commercial/industrial development opportunities for the community and are well outside airport perimeter fence limits. Approval does not constitute a commitment by the FAA to financially assist in the lease of the subject airport property nor a determination of eligibility for grant-in-aid funding from the FAA. The disposition of proceeds from the lease of the airport property will be in accordance FAA's Policy and Procedures Concerning the Use of Airport Revenue, published in the Federal Register on February 16, 1999. In accordance with section 34107(h) of title 49, United States Code, this notice is required to be published in the Federal Register 30 days before modifying the land-use assurance that requires the property to be used for an aeronautical purpose.
Public Notice for Waiver of Aeronautical Land-Use Assurance Delta County Airport Escanaba, MI
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering a proposal to change a portion of the airport from aeronautical use to non-aeronautical use and to authorize the lease of the airport property. The proposal consists of 1 parcel of land, totaling approximately 3.6 acres. Current use and present condition is undeveloped land compatible with local commercial/industrial zoning classification. The land was acquired under part of the property from the City of Escanaba deeded to Delta County for airport use. There are no impacts to the airport by allowing the airport to lease of the property. Subject land may provide good commercial/industrial development opportunities for the community and are well outside airport perimeter fence limits. Approval does not constitute a commitment by the FAA to financially assist in the lease of the subject airport property nor a determination of eligibility for grant-in-aid funding from the FAA. The disposition of proceeds from the lease of the airport property will be in accordance FAA's Policy and Procedures Concerning the Use of Airport Revenue, published in the Federal Register on February 16, 1999. In accordance with section 47107(h) of title 49, United States Code, this notice is required to be published in the Federal Register 30 days before modifying the land-use assurance that requires the property to be used for an aeronautical purpose.
Notice of Initiation of the Nomination and Selection Process for the Pinedale Anticline Working Group, Sublette County, WY
On August 15, 2002, the Secretary of the Interior signed the Charter to establish the Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG). Several interest groups, governmental agencies, and local interests are represented on the PAWG. Individuals or groups interested in completing the remainder of the 2-year membership term of the PAWG should submit the specified information within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Nominations and supporting documentation should be sent to: Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale Field Office, ATTN: Mike Stiewig, PAWG Coordinator, P.O. Box 768, Pinedale, Wyoming 82941.
Filing of Constructive Removal Complaints by Administrative Law Judges; Reopening of the Comment Period
The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB or ``the Board'') is reopening the comment period for a proposed rule published in the Federal Register on August 16, 2005 (70 FR 48081). The proposed rule revised 5 CFR 1201.142 and concerned the filing of constructive removal complaints by administrative law judges. The Board is reopening the comment period because of the widespread disruption caused by hurricanes Rita and Katrina.