Federal Travel Regulation (FTR): Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel Allowances: Notice of Public Meeting, 43236-43237 [2011-18305]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS 43236 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 139 / Wednesday, July 20, 2011 / Proposed Rules Sidney Jackson, (703) 305–7610, e-mail address: jackson.sidney@epa.gov. 4. PP 1E7853. (EPA–HQ–OPP–2011– 0395). Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR–4), 500 College Road East, Suite 201W, Princeton, NJ 08540, requests to amend the tolerances in 40 CFR 180.516 for residues of the fungicide fludioxonil, (4-(2, 2-difluoro1,3-benzodioxol-4-yl)-1H-pyrrole-3carbonitrile), in or on avocado from 0.45 ppm to 5.0 ppm; sapote, black from 0.45 ppm to 5.0 ppm; canistel from 0.45 ppm to 5.0 ppm; sapote, mamey from 0.45 ppm to 5.0 ppm; mango from 0.45 ppm to 5.0 ppm; papaya from 0.45 ppm to 5.0 ppm; sapodilla from 0.45 ppm to 5.0 ppm; star apple from 0.45 ppm to 5.0 ppm; longan from 1.0 ppm to 20 ppm; lychee from 1.0 ppm to 20 ppm; pulasan from 1.0 ppm to 20 ppm; rambutan from 1.0 ppm to 20 ppm; Spanish lime from 1.0 ppm to 20 ppm; and tomato from 0.50 ppm to 3.0 ppm. Upon approval of the aforementioned tolerances under ‘‘New Tolerance’’, the petition finally requests to amend 40 CFR 180.516 by removing the established tolerances for residues of fludioxonil in or on the following raw agricultural commodities: Onion, bulb at 0.2 ppm; onion, green at 7.0 ppm; caneberry subgroup 13A at 5.0 ppm; bushberry subgroup 13B at 2.0 ppm; Juneberry at 2.0 ppm; lingonberry at 2.0 ppm; salal at 2.0 ppm; grape at 1.0 ppm; strawberry at 2.0 ppm; vegetable, fruiting, group 8 at 0.01 ppm; tomatillo at 0.50 ppm; fruit, citrus, group 10 at 10 ppm; fruit, pome, group 11 at 5.0 ppm; and leafy greens subgroup 4A, except spinach at 30 ppm. Syngenta has developed and validated analytical methodology for enforcement purposes. This method (Syngenta Crop Protection Method AG–597B) has passed an Agency petition method validation for several commodities, and is currently the enforcement method for fludioxonil. An extensive database of method validation data using this method on various crop commodities is available. Contact: Laura Nollen, (703) 305–7390, e-mail address: nollen.laura@epa.gov. 5. PP 1E7854. (EPA–HQ–OPP–2011– 0394). Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR–4), 500 College Road East, Suite 201W, Princeton, NJ 08540, requests to amend the tolerances in 40 CFR 180.532 for residues of the fungicide cyprodinil, 4-cyclopropyl-6methyl-N-phenyl-2-pyrimidinamine, in or on citrus, oil from 340 ppm to 60.0 ppm. Upon approval of the aforementioned tolerances under ‘‘New Tolerance’’, it is proposed that 40 CFR 180.532 be amended to remove the established tolerances for the residues of cyprodinil in or on the following raw agricultural commodities: Onion, bulb VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:45 Jul 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 at 0.60 ppm; onion, green at 4.0 ppm; caneberry subgroup 13A at 10 ppm; bushberry subgroup 13B at 3.0 ppm; Juneberry at 3.0 ppm; lingonberry at 3.0 ppm; salal at 3.0 ppm; grape at 2.0 ppm; strawberry at 5.0 ppm; fruit, pome at 1.7 ppm; tomatillo at 0.45 ppm; tomato at 0.45 ppm; and leafy greens subgroup 4A, except spinach at 30 ppm. Syngenta Crop Protection has developed and validated analytical methodology for enforcement purposes. This method (Syngenta Crop Protection Method AG– 631B) has passed an Agency petition method validation for several commodities and is currently the enforcement method for cyprodinil. An extensive database of method validation data using this method on various crop commodities is available. Contact: Laura Nollen, (703) 305–7390, e-mail address: nollen.laura@epa.gov. 6. PP 1E7855. (EPA–HQ–OPP–2011– 0397). Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR–4), 500 College Road East, Suite 201W, Princeton, NJ 08540, requests to remove the established tolerance in 40 CFR 180.434 for residues of the fungicide propiconazole, 1-[[2(2,4-dichlorophenyl)-4-propyl-1,3dioxolan-2-yl] methyl]-1H-1,2,4-triazole and its metabolites determined as 2,4,dichlorobenzoic acid and expressed as parent compound, in or on fruit, stone, group 12 at 1.0 ppm. Contact: Andrew Ertman, (703) 308–9367, e-mail address: ertman.andrew@epa.gov. 7. PP 1E7864. (EPA–HQ–OPP–2011– 0449). Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR–4), 500 College Road East, Suite 201W, Princeton, NJ 08540, requests to remove the existing tolerances in 40 CFR 180.599 for residues of the miticide acequinocyl, [2(acetyloxy)-3-dodecyl-1,4naphthalenedione] and its metabolite, 2dodecyl-3-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone, expressed as acequinocyl equivalents, in or on grape at 1.6 ppm and strawberry at 0.4 ppm, as they will be superseded by inclusion in subgroup 13–07F and 13–07G, respectively under ‘‘New Tolerance’’. Contact: Laura Nollen, (703) 305–7390, e-mail address: nollen.laura@epa.gov. 8. PP 0F7808. (EPA–HQ–OPP–2011– 0486). Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27409, requests to remove established tolerances in 40 CFR 180.532 for residues of the fungicide cyprodinil: 2pyrimidinamine, 4-cyclopropyl-6methyl-N-phenyl, in or on almond at 0.02 ppm and pistachio at 0.10 ppm upon approval of the aforementioned tolerances under ‘‘New Tolerance’’. Contact: Lisa Jones, (703) 308–9424, email address: jones.lisa@epa.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 9. PP 1F7871. (EPA–HQ–OPP–2009– 0677). Arysta LifeScience North America, LLC, 15401 Weston Parkway, Suite 150, Cary, NC 27513, requests to amend the tolerances in 40 CFR 180.609 for residues of the fungicide fluoxastrobin, (1E)-[2-[[6-(2chlorophenoxy)-5-fluoro-4pyrimidinyl]oxy]phenyl] (5,6-dihydro1,4,2-dioxazin-3-yl)methanone Omethyloxime and its Z isomer, (1Z)-[2[[6-(2-chlorophenoxy)-5-fluoro-4pyrimidinyl]oxy]phenyl](5,6-dihydro1,4,2-dioxazin-3-yl)methanone Omethyloxime, in or on peanut from 0.01 ppm to 0.02 ppm; and peanut, oil, refined from 0.03 ppm to 0.06 ppm. Adequate analytical methodology is available for enforcement purposes. The method comprises microwave solvent extraction followed by a solid phase extraction clean up and quantification by HPLC/MS/MS. The individual detector responses for measured E- and Z-isomers is summed to give total residue. Contact: Heather Garvie, (703) 308–0034, e-mail address: garvie.heather@epa.gov. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Agricultural commodities, Feed additives, Food additives, Pesticides and pests, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Dated: July 8, 2011. Lois Rossi, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2011–18101 Filed 7–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 41 CFR Chapter 301 [FTR Notice 2011–01; Docket No. 2011– 0002; Sequence 5] Federal Travel Regulation (FTR): Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel Allowances: Notice of Public Meeting Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The General Services Administration (GSA) is revising the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) in an effort to streamline travel policies, increase travel efficiency and effectiveness, and incorporate industry best practices. Additional goals of the FTR revision effort is to allow for open transparency, an exchange of ideas, and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20JYP1.SGM 20JYP1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 139 / Wednesday, July 20, 2011 / Proposed Rules provide agency flexibility. GSA is leading three working groups comprised of representatives from Federal agencies to revise those areas of the FTR which pertain to Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel Allowances that include special conveyances, per diem and air transportation. The purpose of this notice is to announce that the working groups will hold a public meeting to receive information from industry and the public on best practices in the aforementioned areas. DATES: The meeting will take place on September 7, 2011 and September 8, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Marcerto Barr, GSA, 1275 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20417; telephone: (202) 208–7654; or e-mail: Marcerto.Barr@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS Background The U.S. General Services Administration under applicable authorities, such as 5 U.S.C. 5707; 20 U.S.C. 905(a); 31 U.S.C. 1353; 40 U.S.C. 121(c); 49 U.S.C. 40118; E.O. 11609, as amended; 3 CFR 1971–1975 Comp., p. 586; and E.O. 13563, is currently addressing the following categories of the FTR Chapter 301- TDY Allowances and related appendices: special conveyances (includes ground transportation and rental cars), per diem (includes meals, incidental expenses, and lodging), and air transportation (includes common carriage transportation). GSA is leading three working groups comprised of Federal agency representatives to address these categories. The last major rewrite of the FTR took place in 1998. Meeting Details Place: The 2-day public meetings will be held at the GSA Auditorium, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. The meeting is open to industry and the general public beginning at 10 a.m. EST through 4 p.m. EST. Attendance: The event is open to the public based upon space availability. Attendees and speakers must preregister. A limited number of speakers will be allowed to make oral presentations based upon space and on a first-come, first-serve basis. Additionally individuals are welcome to submit written materials to the working groups. Pre-Registration: To pre-register, as an attendee or speaker contact Ms. Barr as detailed above. Participants interested in speaking should indicate the category you would like to address, your name, company name or organization (if VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:45 Jul 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 applicable), telephone number and email no later than the close of business on August 23, 2011. Agenda: Presentations from industry and the public will be time limited. Each registered presenter will be allotted a total of 20 minutes. Statements and Presentations: Send written or electronic statements and requests to make oral presentations to the contact person listed above. Submissions must be provided to Ms. Barr at Marcerto.Barr@gsa.gov no later than the close of business on August 23, 2011. Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: Individuals requiring special accommodations at the meeting, please contact Ms. Barr no later than the close of business on August 23, 2011. Dated: July 14, 2011. Janet C. Dobbs, Director, Office of Travel, Transportation & Asset Mgmt. [FR Doc. 2011–18305 Filed 7–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 45 CFR Part 156 [CMS–9983–P] RIN 0938–AQ98 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Establishment of Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO–OP) Program Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: This proposed rule would implement the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO–OP) program, which provides loans to foster the creation of consumer-governed, private, nonprofit health insurance issuers to offer qualified health plans in the Affordable Insurance Exchanges (Exchanges). The purpose of this program is to create a new CO–OP in every State in order to expand the number of health plans available in the Exchanges with a focus on integrated care and greater plan accountability. DATES: To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on September 16, 2011. ADDRESSES: In commenting, please refer to file code CMS–9983–P. Because of staff and resource limitations, we cannot accept comments by facsimile (FAX) transmission. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 43237 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 this regulation to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the ‘‘Submit a comment’’ instructions. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address only: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: CMS– 9983–P, P.O. Box 8010, Baltimore, MD 21244–8010. Please allow sufficient time for mailed comments to be received before the close of the comment period. 3. By express or overnight mail. You may send written comments to the following address only: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: CMS– 9983–P, Mail Stop C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244–1850. 4. By hand or courier. Alternatively, you may deliver (by hand or courier) your written comments only to the following addresses prior to the close of the comment period: a. For delivery in Washington, DC— Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 445–G, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201. (Because access to the interior of the Hubert H. Humphrey 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.) b. For delivery in Baltimore, MD— Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244– 1850. If you intend to deliver your comments to the Baltimore address, call telephone number (410) 786–9994 in advance to schedule your arrival with one of our staff members. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 139 (Wednesday, July 20, 2011)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 43236-43237]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18305]


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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

41 CFR Chapter 301

[FTR Notice 2011-01; Docket No. 2011-0002; Sequence 5]


Federal Travel Regulation (FTR): Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel 
Allowances: Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services 
Administration (GSA).

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The General Services Administration (GSA) is revising the 
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) in an effort to streamline travel 
policies, increase travel efficiency and effectiveness, and incorporate 
industry best practices. Additional goals of the FTR revision effort is 
to allow for open transparency, an exchange of ideas, and

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provide agency flexibility. GSA is leading three working groups 
comprised of representatives from Federal agencies to revise those 
areas of the FTR which pertain to Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel 
Allowances that include special conveyances, per diem and air 
transportation. The purpose of this notice is to announce that the 
working groups will hold a public meeting to receive information from 
industry and the public on best practices in the aforementioned areas.

DATES: The meeting will take place on September 7, 2011 and September 
8, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Marcerto Barr, GSA, 1275 First 
Street, NE., Washington, DC 20417; telephone: (202) 208-7654; or e-
mail: Marcerto.Barr@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    The U.S. General Services Administration under applicable 
authorities, such as 5 U.S.C. 5707; 20 U.S.C. 905(a); 31 U.S.C. 1353; 
40 U.S.C. 121(c); 49 U.S.C. 40118; E.O. 11609, as amended; 3 CFR 1971-
1975 Comp., p. 586; and E.O. 13563, is currently addressing the 
following categories of the FTR Chapter 301- TDY Allowances and related 
appendices: special conveyances (includes ground transportation and 
rental cars), per diem (includes meals, incidental expenses, and 
lodging), and air transportation (includes common carriage 
transportation). GSA is leading three working groups comprised of 
Federal agency representatives to address these categories. The last 
major rewrite of the FTR took place in 1998.

Meeting Details

    Place: The 2-day public meetings will be held at the GSA 
Auditorium, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. The meeting is 
open to industry and the general public beginning at 10 a.m. EST 
through 4 p.m. EST.
    Attendance: The event is open to the public based upon space 
availability. Attendees and speakers must pre-register. A limited 
number of speakers will be allowed to make oral presentations based 
upon space and on a first-come, first-serve basis. Additionally 
individuals are welcome to submit written materials to the working 
groups.
    Pre-Registration: To pre-register, as an attendee or speaker 
contact Ms. Barr as detailed above. Participants interested in speaking 
should indicate the category you would like to address, your name, 
company name or organization (if applicable), telephone number and 
email no later than the close of business on August 23, 2011.
    Agenda: Presentations from industry and the public will be time 
limited. Each registered presenter will be allotted a total of 20 
minutes.
    Statements and Presentations: Send written or electronic statements 
and requests to make oral presentations to the contact person listed 
above. Submissions must be provided to Ms. Barr at 
Marcerto.Barr@gsa.gov no later than the close of business on August 23, 
2011.
    Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: 
Individuals requiring special accommodations at the meeting, please 
contact Ms. Barr no later than the close of business on August 23, 
2011.

    Dated: July 14, 2011.
Janet C. Dobbs,
Director, Office of Travel, Transportation & Asset Mgmt.
[FR Doc. 2011-18305 Filed 7-19-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-14-P