State Operating Permits Program; Ohio; Revision to the Acid Rain Regulations, 4502-4503 [E8-1319]

Download as PDF 4502 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 17 / Friday, January 25, 2008 / Proposed Rules the CFTC Clearance Officer, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418–5160. C. Costs and Benefits of the Proposed Rules Section 15(a) of the Act requires the Commission to consider the costs and benefits of its actions before issuing new regulations under the Act. By its terms, Section 15(a) does not require the Commission to quantify the costs and benefits of new regulations or to determine whether the benefits of the proposed regulations outweigh their costs. Rather, Section 15(a) requires the Commission to ‘‘consider the cost and benefits’’ of the subject regulations. Section 15(a) further specifies that the costs and benefits of the proposed regulations shall be evaluated in light of five broad areas of market and public concern: (1) Protection of market participants and the public; (2) efficiency, competitiveness, and financial integrity of futures markets; (3) price discovery; (4) sound risk management practices; and (5) other public interest considerations. The Commission may, in its discretion, give greater weight to any one of the five enumerated areas of concern and may, in its discretion, determine that, notwithstanding its costs, a particular regulation is necessary or appropriate to protect the public interest or to effectuate any of the provisions or to accomplish any of the purposes of the Act. The proposed regulations should foster the protection of market participants and the public by providing greater legal certainty to the commodity interest activities of persons located outside the U.S. As the activity set forth in the proposed regulations presently is permitted under staff interpretation and no-action, the proposed regulations should have no material impact from the standpoint of imposing costs or creating benefits, on efficiency, competitiveness and financial integrity of financial markets, price discovery, sound risk management practices, or any other public interest considerations. List of Subjects 17 CFR Part 3 pwalker on PROD1PC69 with PROPOSALS Definitions, Foreign futures, Consumer protection, Foreign options, Registration requirements. 17 CFR Part 30 Definitions, Foreign futures, Consumer protection, Foreign options, Registration requirements. In consideration of the foregoing, and pursuant to the authority contained in VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:53 Jan 24, 2008 Jkt 214001 the Commodity Exchange Act and, in particular, sections 2(a)(1), 4(b), 4c and 8a thereof, 7 U.S.C. 2, 6(b), 6c and 12a (1982), and pursuant to the authority contained in 5 U.S.C. 552 and 552b (1982), the Commission hereby proposes to amend Chapter I of Title 17 of the Code of Federal Regulations as follows: PART 3—REGISTRATION 1. The authority citation for part 3 continues to read as follows: Authority: 5 U.S.C. 522, 522b; 7 U.S.C. 1a, 2, 4, 6, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d, 6e, 6f, 6g, 6h, 6i, 6k, 6m, 6n, 6o, 6p, 8, 9, 9a, 12, 12a, 13b, 13c, 16a, 18, 19, 21, 23, unless otherwise noted. 2. Section 3.10 is amended by adding paragraph (c)(4) to read as follows: § 3.10 Registration of futures commission merchants, introducing brokers, commodity trading advisors, commodity pool operators and leverage transaction merchants. * * * * * (c) Exemption from registration for certain persons. * * * * * (4) A person located outside the United States, its territories or possessions that is exempt from registration as a futures commission merchant in accordance with § 30.10 of this chapter is not required to register as an introducing broker in accordance with section 4d of the Act if: (i) Such a person is affiliated with a futures commission merchant registered in accordance with section 4d of the Act; (ii) Such a person introduces, on a fully-disclosed basis in accordance with § 1.57 of this chapter, any institutional customer, as defined in § 1.3(g) of this chapter, to a registered futures commission merchant for the purpose of trading on a designated contract market or derivatives execution facility; (iii) Prior to a person located outside the United States, its territories or possessions, that is exempt from registration as a futures commission merchant pursuant to § 30.10 of this chapter, engaging in the introducing activities described in this paragraph, the affiliated futures commission merchant has filed with the National Futures Association (ATTN: Vice President, Compliance) an acknowledgement that it will be jointly and severally liable for any violations of the Act or the Commission’s regulations committed by such person in connection with those introducing activities, whether or not the affiliated futures commission merchant submits for clearing any trades resulting from those introducing activities; and (iv) Such person does not solicit any person located in the United States, its PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 territories or possessions for trading on a designated contract market or derivatives transaction execution facility, nor does such person handle the customer funds of any person located in the United States, its territories or possessions for the purpose of trading on any designated contract market or derivatives transaction execution facility. (v) For the purposes of this paragraph, a person shall be affiliated with a futures commission merchant if such a person: (A) Owns 50 percent or more of the futures commission merchant; (B) Is owned 50 percent or more by the futures commission merchant; or (C) Is owned 50 percent or more by a third person that also owns 50 percent or more of the futures commission merchant. * * * * * PART 30—FOREIGN FUTURES AND FOREIGN OPTIONS TRANSACTIONS 3. The authority citation for part 30 continues to read as follows: Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1a, 2, 4, 6, 6c, and 12a, unless otherwise noted. § 30.8 [Removed and reserved] 4. Section 30.8 is removed and reserved: Dated: January 15, 2008. By the Commission. David Stawick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. E8–979 Filed 1–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 70 [EPA–R05–OAR–2007–1198; FRL–8521–4] State Operating Permits Program; Ohio; Revision to the Acid Rain Regulations Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA proposes to approve into the Ohio operating permits program revisions submitted by the State of Ohio for the purpose of amending the Acid Rain Permits and Compliance portion of the program. The changes made to OAC 3745–103, which comprises the revisions, include rules for phase II acid rain permits and new information on items incorporated by reference. DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 25, 2008. E:\FR\FM\25JAP1.SGM 25JAP1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 17 / Friday, January 25, 2008 / Proposed Rules Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–R05– OAR–2007–1198, by one of the following methods: 1. www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. 2. E-mail: angelbeck.richard@epa.gov. 3. Fax: (312) 886–5824. 4. Mail: Pamela Blakley, Chief, Air Permits Section, Air Programs Branch (AR 18J), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604. 5. Hand Delivery: At the previously listed EPA Region 5 address. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Regional Office normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. The Regional Office official hours of business are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding Federal holidays. Please see the direct final rule which is located in the Rules section of this Federal Register for detailed instructions on how to submit comments. ADDRESSES: pwalker on PROD1PC69 with PROPOSALS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Angelbeck, Environmental Scientist, Air Permits Section, Air Programs Branch (AR–18J), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604, (312) 886–9698, angelbeck.richard@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Final Rules section of this Federal Register, EPA is approving the State’s operating permits program revision submittal as a direct final rule without prior proposal, because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial submittal and anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the direct final rule. If no adverse comments are received in response to this action, no further activity is contemplated. If EPA receives adverse comments, the direct final rule will be withdrawn and all public comments received will be addressed in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. EPA will not institute a second comment period. Any parties interested in commenting on this action should do so at this time. Please note that if EPA receives adverse comment on an amendment, paragraph, or section of this rule, and if that provision may be severed from the remainder of the rule, EPA may adopt as final those provisions of the rule that are not the subject of an adverse comment. For additional information, see the direct final rule which is located VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:53 Jan 24, 2008 Jkt 214001 in the Rules section of this Federal Register. Dated: January 15, 2008. Margaret Guerriero, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 5. [FR Doc. E8–1319 Filed 1–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 42 CFR Part 424 [CMS–6036–P] RIN 0938–AO90 Medicare Program; Establishing Additional Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Supplier Enrollment Safeguards Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS. ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This proposed rule clarifies, expands, and adds to the existing enrollment requirements that Durable Medical Equipment and Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) suppliers must meet to establish and maintain billing privileges in the Medicare program. DATES: To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on March 25, 2008. ADDRESSES: In commenting, please refer to file code CMS–6036–P. Because of staff and resource limitations, we cannot accept comments by facsimile (FAX) transmission. You may submit comments in one of four ways (please choose only one of the ways listed): 1. Electronically. You may submit electronic comments on specific issues in this regulation to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions under the ‘‘Comment or Submission’’ tab and enter the file code to find the document accepting comments. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments (one original and two copies) to the following address ONLY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: CMS–6036– P, P.O. Box 8012 Baltimore, MD 21244– 8012. Please allow sufficient time for mailed comments to be received before the close of the comment period. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 4503 3. By express or overnight mail. You may send written comments (one original and two copies) to the following address only: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: CMS–6036–P, Mail Stop C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244–1850. 4. By hand or courier. If you prefer, you may deliver (by hand or courier) your written comments (one original and two copies) before the close of the comment period to one of the following addresses. If you intend to deliver your comments to the Baltimore address, please call telephone number (410) 786– 4696 or (410) 786–1161 in advance to schedule your arrival with one of our staff members. Room 445–G, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201; or 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244–1850. (Because access to the interior of the HHH Building is not readily available to persons without Federal Government identification, commenters are encouraged to leave their comments in the CMS drop slots located in the main lobby of the building. A stamp-in clock is available for persons wishing to retain a proof of filing by stamping in and retaining an extra copy of the comments being filed.) Comments mailed to the addresses indicated as appropriate for hand or courier delivery may be delayed and received after the comment period. Submission of comments on paperwork requirements. You may submit comments on this document’s paperwork requirements by mailing your comments to the addresses provided at the end of the ‘‘Collection of Information Requirements’’ section in this document. For information on viewing public comments, see the beginning of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: August Nemec, (410) 786–0612. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Submitting Comments: We welcome comments from the public on all issues set forth in this rule to assist us in fully considering issues and developing policies. You can assist us by referencing the file code CMS–6036–P and the specific ‘‘issue identifier’’ that precedes the section on which you choose to comment. Inspection of Public Comments: All comments received before the close of the comment period are available for viewing by the public, including any personally identifiable or confidential business information that is included in E:\FR\FM\25JAP1.SGM 25JAP1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 17 (Friday, January 25, 2008)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 4502-4503]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-1319]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 70

[EPA-R05-OAR-2007-1198; FRL-8521-4]


State Operating Permits Program; Ohio; Revision to the Acid Rain 
Regulations

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: EPA proposes to approve into the Ohio operating permits 
program revisions submitted by the State of Ohio for the purpose of 
amending the Acid Rain Permits and Compliance portion of the program. 
The changes made to OAC 3745-103, which comprises the revisions, 
include rules for phase II acid rain permits and new information on 
items incorporated by reference.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 25, 2008.

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ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-R05-
OAR-2007-1198, by one of the following methods:
    1. www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for 
submitting comments.
    2. E-mail: angelbeck.richard@epa.gov.
    3. Fax: (312) 886-5824.
    4. Mail: Pamela Blakley, Chief, Air Permits Section, Air Programs 
Branch (AR 18J), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 77 West Jackson 
Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604.
    5. Hand Delivery: At the previously listed EPA Region 5 address. 
Such deliveries are only accepted during the Regional Office normal 
hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for 
deliveries of boxed information. The Regional Office official hours of 
business are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding 
Federal holidays.
    Please see the direct final rule which is located in the Rules 
section of this Federal Register for detailed instructions on how to 
submit comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Angelbeck, Environmental 
Scientist, Air Permits Section, Air Programs Branch (AR-18J), U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, 
Chicago, Illinois 60604, (312) 886-9698, angelbeck.richard@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Final Rules section of this Federal 
Register, EPA is approving the State's operating permits program 
revision submittal as a direct final rule without prior proposal, 
because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial submittal and 
anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the approval 
is set forth in the direct final rule. If no adverse comments are 
received in response to this action, no further activity is 
contemplated. If EPA receives adverse comments, the direct final rule 
will be withdrawn and all public comments received will be addressed in 
a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. EPA will not 
institute a second comment period. Any parties interested in commenting 
on this action should do so at this time. Please note that if EPA 
receives adverse comment on an amendment, paragraph, or section of this 
rule, and if that provision may be severed from the remainder of the 
rule, EPA may adopt as final those provisions of the rule that are not 
the subject of an adverse comment. For additional information, see the 
direct final rule which is located in the Rules section of this Federal 
Register.

    Dated: January 15, 2008.
Margaret Guerriero,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 5.
[FR Doc. E8-1319 Filed 1-24-08; 8:45 am]
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