Rules of Practice for Federally-Assisted Airport Enforcement Proceedings (Retrospective Regulatory Review); Reopening of Comment Period, 29250-29251 [2012-11988]

Download as PDF 29250 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 77, No. 96 Thursday, May 17, 2012 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 16 [Docket No. FAA–2012–0176] RIN 2120–AJ97 Rules of Practice for FederallyAssisted Airport Enforcement Proceedings (Retrospective Regulatory Review); Reopening of Comment Period Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM); Reopening of comment period. AGENCY: This action reopens the comment period for an NPRM that was published on March 5, 2012. In that document, the FAA proposed to update, simplify, and streamline rules of practice and procedure for filing and adjudicating complaints against federally-assisted airports. The Airports Council International-North America (ACI–NA), an association representing the local, regional and state governing bodies that own and operate the principal airports served by scheduled air carriers in North America, has requested additional time to complete its review and coordinate comments received from members that would be impacted by the proposed changes. DATES: The comment period for the NPRM published on March 5, 2012 (77 FR 13027) closed May 4, 2012, and is reopened until June 7, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may send comments identified by docket number FAA– 2012–0176 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for sending your comments electronically. • Mail: Send comments to Docket Operations, M–30; U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, West srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:53 May 16, 2012 Jkt 226001 Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at 202–493–2251. Privacy: The FAA will post all comments it receives, without change, to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information the commenter provides. Using the search function of the docket Web site, anyone can find and read the electronic form of all comments received into any FAA docket, including the name of the individual sending the comment (or signing the comment for an association, business, labor union, etc.). DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement can be found in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477–19478), as well as at http://DocketsInfo.dot.gov. Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions for accessing the docket or go to Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Loughlin, ARM–204, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267–4055; email Melissa.Loughlin@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: See the ‘‘Additional Information’’ section for information on how to comment on this proposal and how the FAA will handle comments received. The ‘‘Additional Information’’ section also contains related information about the docket, privacy, the handling of proprietary or confidential business information. In addition, there is information on obtaining copies of related rulemaking documents. Background On March 5, 2012, the FAA issued Notice No. 12–02, entitled ‘‘Rules of Practice for Federally-Assisted Airport Enforcement Proceedings (Retrospective PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Regulatory Review)’’ (77 FR 13027). The FAA requested that comments on that proposal be received on or before May 4, 2012. By petition dated May 4, 2012, ACI– NA, an association representing the local, regional and state governing bodies that own and operate the principal airports served by scheduled air carriers in North America, requested that the FAA extend the comment period for Notice No. 12–02 for three weeks. The petitioner stated that additional time would allow it to coordinate comments with representative airports, and contribute to meaningful input on the proposed rule. Reopening of Comment Period The FAA has reviewed the request made by ACI–NA for additional time to comment on Notice No. 12–02. The petitioner has shown a substantive interest in the proposed rule and good cause for the additional time to comment. The FAA has determined that reopening the comment period is consistent with the public interest, and that good cause exists for taking this action. Accordingly, the comment period for Notice No. 12–02 is reopened until June 7, 2012. Additional Information A. Comments Invited The FAA invites interested persons to participate in this rulemaking by submitting written comments, data, or views. The agency also invites comments relating to the economic, environmental, energy, or federalism impacts that might result from adopting the proposals in this document. The most helpful comments reference a specific portion of the proposal, explain the reason for any recommended change, and include supporting data. To ensure the docket does not contain duplicate comments, commenters should send only one copy of written comments, or if comments are filed electronically, commenters should submit only one time. The FAA will file in the docket all comments it receives, as well as a report summarizing each substantive public contact with FAA personnel concerning this proposed rulemaking. Before acting on this proposal, the FAA will consider all comments it receives on or before the E:\FR\FM\17MYP1.SGM 17MYP1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 96 / Thursday, May 17, 2012 / Proposed Rules closing date for comments. The FAA will consider comments filed after the comment period has closed if it is possible to do so without incurring expense or delay. The agency may change this proposal in light of the comments it receives. B. Availability of Rulemaking Documents An electronic copy of rulemaking documents may be obtained from the Internet by— 1. Searching the Federal eRulemaking Portal (http://www.regulations.gov); 2. Visiting the FAA’s Regulations and Policies Web page at http:// www.faa.gov/regulations_policies or 3. Accessing the Government Printing Office’s Web page at http:// www.gpo.gov/fdsys/. Copies may also be obtained by sending a request to the Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Rulemaking, ARM–1, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591, or by calling (202) 267–9680. Commenters must identify the docket or notice number of this rulemaking. All documents the FAA considered in developing this proposed rule, including economic analyses and technical reports, may be accessed from the Internet through the Federal eRulemaking Portal referenced in item (1) above. Issued in Washington, DC, on May 11, 2012. Lirio Liu, Acting Director, Office of Rulemaking. [FR Doc. 2012–11988 Filed 5–16–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2012–0314] Safety Zone; Carnival Fireworks Display, Nantasket Beach, Hull, MA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of proposed rulemaking. AGENCY: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters off of Nantasket Beach in the vicinity of Hull, MA for a Carnival fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:53 May 16, 2012 If you have questions on this proposed rule, call or email Mr. Mark Cutter, Coast Guard Sector Boston Waterways Management Division, telephone 617– 223–4000, email Mark.E.Cutter@uscg.mil or Lieutenant Junior Grade Isaac Slavitt, Coast Guard First District Waterways Management Branch, telephone 617–223–8385, email Isaac.M.Slavitt@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Public Participation and Request for Comments RIN 1625–AA00 ACTION: Comments and related material must be received by the Coast Guard on or before June 18, 2012. Requests for public meetings must be received by the Coast Guard on or before May 24, 2012. The Coast Guard anticipates that this proposed rule will be effective from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on June 23, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG– 2012–0314 using any one of the following methods: (1) Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. (2) Fax: 202–493–2251. (3) Mail: Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001. (4) Hand delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202–366–9329. To avoid duplication, please use only one of these four methods. See the ‘‘Public Participation and Request for Comments’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below for instructions on submitting comments. DATES: Jkt 226001 We encourage you to participate in this rulemaking by submitting comments and related materials. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information you have provided. Submitting Comments If you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this rulemaking (USCG–2012–0314), indicate the specific section of this document to which each comment PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 29251 applies, and provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. You may submit your comments and material online (via http:// www.regulations.gov) or by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. If you submit a comment online via www.regulations.gov, it will be considered received by the Coast Guard when you successfully transmit the comment. If you fax, hand deliver, or mail your comment, it will be considered as having been received by the Coast Guard when it is received at the Docket Management Facility. We recommend that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a telephone number in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. To submit your comment online, go to http://www.regulations.gov, click on the ‘‘submit a comment’’ box, which will then become highlighted in blue. In the ‘‘Document Type’’ drop down menu select ‘‘Proposed Rule’’ and insert ‘‘USCG–2012–0314’’ in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box. Click ‘‘Search’’ then click on the balloon shape in the ‘‘Actions’’ column. 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You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. We have an agreement with the Department of Transportation to use the Docket Management Facility. Privacy Act Anyone can search the electronic form of comments received into any of E:\FR\FM\17MYP1.SGM 17MYP1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 96 (Thursday, May 17, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-11988]


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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 96 / Thursday, May 17, 2012 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 16

[Docket No. FAA-2012-0176]
RIN 2120-AJ97


Rules of Practice for Federally-Assisted Airport Enforcement 
Proceedings (Retrospective Regulatory Review); Reopening of Comment 
Period

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM); Reopening of comment 
period.

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SUMMARY: This action reopens the comment period for an NPRM that was 
published on March 5, 2012. In that document, the FAA proposed to 
update, simplify, and streamline rules of practice and procedure for 
filing and adjudicating complaints against federally-assisted airports. 
The Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA), an 
association representing the local, regional and state governing bodies 
that own and operate the principal airports served by scheduled air 
carriers in North America, has requested additional time to complete 
its review and coordinate comments received from members that would be 
impacted by the proposed changes.

DATES: The comment period for the NPRM published on March 5, 2012 (77 
FR 13027) closed May 4, 2012, and is reopened until June 7, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments identified by docket number FAA-2012-
0176 using any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for sending your 
comments electronically.
     Mail: Send comments to Docket Operations, M-30; U.S. 
Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room 
W12-140, West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket 
Operations in Room W12-140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 
New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
     Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at 202-493-2251.
    Privacy: The FAA will post all comments it receives, without 
change, to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal 
information the commenter provides. Using the search function of the 
docket Web site, anyone can find and read the electronic form of all 
comments received into any FAA docket, including the name of the 
individual sending the comment (or signing the comment for an 
association, business, labor union, etc.). DOT's complete Privacy Act 
Statement can be found in the Federal Register published on April 11, 
2000 (65 FR 19477-19478), as well as at http://DocketsInfo.dot.gov.
    Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at 
http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions 
for accessing the docket or go to Docket Operations in Room W12-140 of 
the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Loughlin, ARM-204, Office of 
Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue 
SW., Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267-4055; email 
Melissa.Loughlin@faa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: See the ``Additional Information'' section 
for information on how to comment on this proposal and how the FAA will 
handle comments received. The ``Additional Information'' section also 
contains related information about the docket, privacy, the handling of 
proprietary or confidential business information. In addition, there is 
information on obtaining copies of related rulemaking documents.

Background

    On March 5, 2012, the FAA issued Notice No. 12-02, entitled ``Rules 
of Practice for Federally-Assisted Airport Enforcement Proceedings 
(Retrospective Regulatory Review)'' (77 FR 13027). The FAA requested 
that comments on that proposal be received on or before May 4, 2012.
    By petition dated May 4, 2012, ACI-NA, an association representing 
the local, regional and state governing bodies that own and operate the 
principal airports served by scheduled air carriers in North America, 
requested that the FAA extend the comment period for Notice No. 12-02 
for three weeks. The petitioner stated that additional time would allow 
it to coordinate comments with representative airports, and contribute 
to meaningful input on the proposed rule.

Reopening of Comment Period

    The FAA has reviewed the request made by ACI-NA for additional time 
to comment on Notice No. 12-02. The petitioner has shown a substantive 
interest in the proposed rule and good cause for the additional time to 
comment. The FAA has determined that reopening the comment period is 
consistent with the public interest, and that good cause exists for 
taking this action.
    Accordingly, the comment period for Notice No. 12-02 is reopened 
until June 7, 2012.

Additional Information

A. Comments Invited

    The FAA invites interested persons to participate in this 
rulemaking by submitting written comments, data, or views. The agency 
also invites comments relating to the economic, environmental, energy, 
or federalism impacts that might result from adopting the proposals in 
this document. The most helpful comments reference a specific portion 
of the proposal, explain the reason for any recommended change, and 
include supporting data. To ensure the docket does not contain 
duplicate comments, commenters should send only one copy of written 
comments, or if comments are filed electronically, commenters should 
submit only one time.
    The FAA will file in the docket all comments it receives, as well 
as a report summarizing each substantive public contact with FAA 
personnel concerning this proposed rulemaking. Before acting on this 
proposal, the FAA will consider all comments it receives on or before 
the

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closing date for comments. The FAA will consider comments filed after 
the comment period has closed if it is possible to do so without 
incurring expense or delay. The agency may change this proposal in 
light of the comments it receives.

B. Availability of Rulemaking Documents

    An electronic copy of rulemaking documents may be obtained from the 
Internet by--
    1. Searching the Federal eRulemaking Portal (http://www.regulations.gov);
    2. Visiting the FAA's Regulations and Policies Web page at http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies or
    3. Accessing the Government Printing Office's Web page at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/.
    Copies may also be obtained by sending a request to the Federal 
Aviation Administration, Office of Rulemaking, ARM-1, 800 Independence 
Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591, or by calling (202) 267-9680. 
Commenters must identify the docket or notice number of this 
rulemaking.
    All documents the FAA considered in developing this proposed rule, 
including economic analyses and technical reports, may be accessed from 
the Internet through the Federal eRulemaking Portal referenced in item 
(1) above.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 11, 2012.
Lirio Liu,
Acting Director, Office of Rulemaking.
[FR Doc. 2012-11988 Filed 5-16-12; 8:45 am]
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