January 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Fresh Tomatoes From Mexico; Revised Schedule for the Subject Review
Document Number: 2013-02060
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Kinesiotherapy Devices and Components Thereof; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-02059
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge has issued a Final Initial Determination and Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bond in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, specifically a general exclusion order.
Country Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) for the United States; Policies and Requirements; Comments Request
Document Number: 2013-02058
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The United States Department of Commerce's (Department) National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) administers the contract for the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the United States, ``.us'' (usTLD). The current contract expires on August 31, 2013. Given the expiration date of this contract, NTIA is seeking input from interested parties on the policies and requirements that should govern the usTLD. NTIA will utilize the comments received in response to this Notice in the procurement process leading to the award of a new usTLD contract.
U.S. Infrastructure Trade Mission to Colombia and Panama-Amendment
Document Number: 2013-02054
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (CS) is publishing this supplement to the Notice of the U.S. Infrastructure Trade Mission to Colombia and Panama published at 77 FR 71778, December 4, 2012, to amend the Notice to revise the dates of the application deadline from February 15, 2013 to the new deadline of March 22, 2013.
U.S. Healthcare Trade Mission to Russia; Moscow and St. Petersburg, June 3-7, 2013; Correction
Document Number: 2013-02049
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service published a document in the Federal Register of December 4, 2012 regarding the U.S. Healthcare Trade Mission to Russia June 3-7, 2013. The subject heading of the document incorrectly indicated the fees for the mission. All other information in the December 31, 2012 Notice, is correct.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Information Collection Tools
Document Number: 2013-02045
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form T, Forest Activities Schedule; EE-111-80 (TD 8019Final), Public Inspection of Exempt Organization Return; Form 2587, Application for Special Enrollment Examination; Form 8831, Excise Taxes on Excess Inclusions of REMIC Residual Interests; and Notice 97-64, Temporary Regulations To Be Issued Under Section 1(h) of the Internal Revenue Code (Applying Section 1(h) to Capital Gain Dividends of RICs and REITs).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Information Collection Tools
Document Number: 2013-02041
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing final regulation, REG-251698-96 (TD 8869), Subchapter S Subsidiaries (Sec. Sec. 1.1361-3, 1.1361-5, and 1.1362-8); Revenue Procedure 2001-29, Leveraged Leases; Form 13362, Consent to Disclosure of Return Information; Form 8453-C, U.S. Corporation Income Tax Declaration for an IRS e-file Return and Form 8453-I, Foreign Corporation Income Tax Declaration for an IRS e-file Return; and REG- 125638-01 (TD 9107-Final), Guidance Regarding Deduction and Capitalization of Expenditures.
Net Investment Income Tax; Correction
Document Number: 2013-02039
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to a notice of proposed rulemaking and notice of public hearing (REG-130507-11) that was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 (77 FR 72612). The proposed regulations provide guidance under section 1411 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Lincoln, ME
Document Number: 2013-02036
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E Airspace at Lincoln, ME, as the Lincoln Non-Directional Beacon (NDB) has been decommissioned and new Standard Instrument Approach Procedures have been developed at Lincoln Regional Airport. This action enhances the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Agency Information Collection (Income Verification) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2013-02035
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection (Patient Satisfaction Survey Michael E. DeBakey Home Care Program) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-02034
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Defense Legal Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2013-02033
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150, the Department of Defense (DoD) announces the following federal advisory committee meeting of the Defense Legal Policy Board.
Airworthiness Directives; Turbomeca S.A. Turboshaft Engines
Document Number: 2013-02032
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Turbomeca S.A. Arriel 2D turboshaft engines. This AD was prompted by a low fuel pressure event caused by deterioration and a loss of the low- pressure drive function within the hydro-mechanical metering unit (HMU). This AD requires replacing the HMU at a reduced life. We are issuing this AD to prevent an uncommanded in-flight shutdown of the engine, and possible loss of the helicopter.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Ontonagon, MI
Document Number: 2013-02031
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace at Ontonagon, MI. Additional controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate new Area Navigation (RNAV) Standard Instrument Approach Procedures at Ontonagon CountySchuster Field Airport. Also, this action renames the airport. The FAA is taking this action to enhance the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rule (IFR) operations at the airport.
Agency Information Collection (Compensation and Pension Examination Program) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2013-02029
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Dental Record Authorization and Invoice for Outpatient Services) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2013-02028
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Student Verification of Enrollment) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2013-02027
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Monthly Record of Training and Wages) Activities Under OMB
Document Number: 2013-02026
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (eBenefits Portal) Activity under OMB Review
Document Number: 2013-02025
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-21), this notice announces that the Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Request for Certificate of Veteran Status) Activities Under OMB
Document Number: 2013-02024
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Verification of VA Benefits) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2013-02023
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (President Memorial Certificate (PMC)) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2013-02022
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-21), this notice announces that the National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Minnesota; Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend
Document Number: 2013-02019
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is approving Minnesota's August 29, 2011, request to revise its sulfur dioxide (SO2) State Implementation Plan (SIP) for Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend, LLC (FHR Pine Bend), in Dakota County. The facility is shutting down an incinerator, rerouting process gases, planning for a new boiler, and making other emission limit reductions. This revision will result in a decrease in SO2 emissions.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Minnesota; Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend
Document Number: 2013-02018
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve an August 29, 2011, request for revision to the Minnesota sulfur dioxide State Implementation Plan for Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend, LLC, in Dakota County. This oil refinery is shutting down an incinerator, rerouting process gases, planning for a new boiler, and making other emission limit reductions. This revision addresses an important safety issue with the current off- gas incinerator. Because the revision will result in a decrease in sulfur dioxide emissions, EPA proposes to approve the revision.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-02016
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's Scallop Plan Team will meet in February in Kodiak. AK.
Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, San Joaquin Valley United Air Pollution Control District
Document Number: 2013-02015
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is finalizing approval of revisions to the San Joaquin Valley United Air Pollution Control District (SJVUAPCD) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). This action was proposed in the Federal Register on November 5, 2012 and concerns volatile organic compounds (VOC), carbon monoxide (CO), oxides of nitrogen (NOX), oxides of sulfur (SOX), and particulate matter (PM) emissions from glass melting furnaces. We are approving a local rule that regulates these emission sources under the Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act).
Eleventh Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 225, Rechargeable Lithium Battery and Battery Systems-Small and Medium Size
Document Number: 2013-02014
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the eleventh meeting of the RTCA Special Committee 225, Rechargeable Lithium Battery and Battery SystemsSmall and Medium Size.
Fisheries Off West Coast States; Coastal Pelagic Species Fisheries; Annual Specifications
Document Number: 2013-02012
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes to implement an annual catch limit (ACL), harvest guideline (HG), and associated annual reference points for Pacific sardine in the U.S. exclusive economic zone (EEZ) off the Pacific coast for the fishing season of January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013. This rule is proposed according to the Coastal Pelagic Species (CPS) Fishery Management Plan (FMP). The proposed 2013 maximum HG for Pacific sardine is 66,495 metric tons (mt). The proposed initial overall commercial fishing HG, that is to be allocated across the three allocation periods for sardine management, is 57,495 mt. This amount would be divided across the three seasonal allocation periods for the directed fishery the following way: January 1-June 3019,123 mt; July 1-September 1422,998 mt; and September 15-December 3113,374 mt with an incidental set-aside of 1,000 mt for each of the three periods. This rule is intended to conserve and manage the Pacific sardine stock off the U.S. West Coast.
Western Pacific Fisheries; 2013 Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures
Document Number: 2013-02010
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes annual catch limits for western Pacific bottomfish, crustacean, precious coral, and coral reef ecosystem fisheries, and accountability measures to correct or mitigate any overages of catch limits. The proposed catch limits and accountability measures support the long-term sustainability of fishery resources of the U.S. Pacific Islands
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing 38 Species on Molokai, Lanai, and Maui as Endangered and Designating Critical Habitat on Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and Kahoolawe for 135 Species
Document Number: 2013-02002
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the reopening of the comment period on our June 11, 2012 (77 FR 34464), proposal to list 38 species as endangered, reaffirm the listing of 2 endemic Hawaiian plants currently listed as endangered, and designate critical habitat for 39 of these 40 plant and animal species on the Hawaiian Islands of Molokai, Lanai, and Maui; designate critical habitat for 11 plant and animal species that are already listed as endangered; and revise critical habitat for 85 plant species that are already listed as endangered or threatened on the Hawaiian Islands of Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and Kahoolawe, under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We also announce the availability of a draft economic analysis (DEA) of the proposed designation and an amended required determinations section of the proposed designation. We are reopening the comment period to allow all interested parties an opportunity to comment simultaneously on the proposed rule, the associated DEA, and the amended required determinations section. Comments previously submitted on this rulemaking do not need to be resubmitted, as they will be fully considered in preparation of the final rule. We also announce a public hearing and public information meeting on our proposed rule and associated documents.
Notice of Intent To Establish an Adequate Yearly Progress Negotiated Rulemaking Committee
Document Number: 2013-01957
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing its intent to establish an Adequate Yearly Progress Negotiated Rulemaking Committee (Committee). The Committee will recommend revisions to the existing regulations for Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). As required by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the Secretary will select representatives of Indian tribes for the Committee from among individuals nominated by tribes whose students attend BIE-funded schools operated by either the Bureau or by the tribe through a contract or grant and who would be affected by a final rule. The BIE solicits comments on this proposal to establish the Committee, including comments on additional interests not identified in this notice of intent, and invites tribes to nominate representatives for membership on the Committee.
Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-01951
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Commission of Fine Arts, Agencies and Commissions
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From The Connecticut Hospital Association Federal Patient Safety Organization
Document Number: 2013-01919
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act), Public Law 109-41, 42 U.S.C. 299b-21b-26, provides for the formation of Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs), which collect, aggregate, and analyze confidential information regarding the quality and safety of health care delivery. The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule), 42 CFR part 3, authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found no longer to meet the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, or when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason. AHRQ has accepted a notification of voluntary relinquishment from The Connecticut Hospital Association Federal Patient Safety Organization of its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From Ryder Trauma Center
Document Number: 2013-01909
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act), Public Law 109-41, 42 U.S.C. 299b-21b-26, provides for the formation of Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs), which collect, aggregate, and analyze confidential information regarding the quality and safety of health care delivery. The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule), 42 CFR Part 3, authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found no longer to meet the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, or when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason. AHRQ has accepted a notification of voluntary relinquishment from Ryder Trauma Center of its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From the BREF PSO
Document Number: 2013-01908
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act), Public Law 109-41, 42 U.S.C. 299b-21b-26, provides for the formation of Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs), which collect, aggregate, and analyze confidential information regarding the quality and safety of health care delivery. The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule), 42 CFR part 3, authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found no longer to meet the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, or when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason. AHRQ has accepted a notification of voluntary relinquishment from the BREF PSO of its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.
Revisions to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR): Articles the President Determines No Longer Warrant Control Under the U.S. Munitions List That Are Related To Launch Vehicles, Missiles, Rockets, and Military Explosive Devices
Document Number: 2013-01904
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
This proposed rule describes how articles the President determines no longer warrant control under the United States Munitions List (USML) Category IV would be controlled on the Commerce Control List (CCL). These articles, which are related to launch vehicles, missiles, rockets, torpedoes, bombs, mines, and other military explosive devices enumerated in USML Category IV, would be controlled under new Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs) 0A604, 0B604, 0D604, 0E604, 9A604, 9B604, 9D604, and 9E604 on the CCL. In addition, this proposed rule would amend ECCNs 0D001, 0E001, 9B115, 9B116, 9D001, 9D002, 9D003, 9D104, 9E001, 9E002, 9E101, and 9E102 to make clarifications and conforming changes based on the proposed addition of the aforementioned 0x604 and 9x604 ECCNs to the CCL and proposed amendments by the Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, to the list of articles controlled by USML Category IV. This is one in a planned series of proposed rules describing how various types of articles that the President determines no longer warrant control on the USML, as part of the Administration's Export Control Reform Initiative, would be controlled on the CCL in accordance with the requirements of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). This proposed rule is being published in conjunction with a proposed rule from the Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, which would amend the list of articles controlled by USML Category IV. The citations, herein, to USML Category IV reflect the proposed amendments contained in the State Department's rule. The revisions proposed in this rule are part of Commerce's retrospective review plan under EO 13563 completed in August 2011. Commerce's full plan can be accessed at: http://open.commerce.gov/news/2011/08/23/ commerce-plan-restrospective-analysis-existing-rules.
Amendment to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Revision of U.S. Munitions List Category IV
Document Number: 2013-01901
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of State
As part of the President's Export Control Reform effort, the Department of State proposes to amend the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to revise Category IV (launch vehicles, guided missiles, ballistic missiles, rockets, torpedoes, bombs, and mines) of the U.S. Munitions List (USML) to describe more precisely the articles warranting control on the USML. The revisions contained in this rule are part of the Department of State's retrospective plan under E.O. 13563 completed on August 17, 2011. The Department of State's full plan can be accessed at http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/ 181028.pdf. In addition, several ITAR sections addressing the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) Annex are revised to provide a new method of identifying articles common to the MTCR Annex and the USML. And, the ITAR section describing shipments between U.S. possessions is clarified to only encompass those shipments that do not transit a foreign country.
Application of Rhoades Aviation, Inc. d/b/a Transair for Certificate Authority
Document Number: 2013-01862
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Transportation is directing all interested persons to show cause why it should not issue orders finding Rhoades Aviation, Inc. d/b/a Transair, fit, willing, and able, and to provide interstate and foreign charter air transportation of property and mail, using one large aircraft.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Interchange Project in Massachusetts
Document Number: 2013-01824
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and the USACE that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to the proposed Route 79/I-195 Interchange Project in Fall RiverBristol County, Massachusetts. The actions grant permits and approvals for the project.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; U.S. Navy Training and Testing Activities in the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Study Area
Document Number: 2013-01817
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from the U.S. Navy (Navy) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to the training and testing activities conducted in the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing (AFTT) study area from January 2014 through January 2019. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue regulations and subsequent Letters of Authorization (LOAs) to the Navy to incidentally harass marine mammals.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; U.S. Navy Training and Testing Activities in the Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing Study Area
Document Number: 2013-01808
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from the U.S. Navy (Navy) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to the training and testing activities conducted in the Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing (HSTT) study area from January 2014 through January 2019. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue regulations and subsequent Letters of Authorization (LOAs) to the Navy to incidentally harass marine mammals.
Failure To File Gain Recognition Agreements and Other Required Filings
Document Number: 2013-01749
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations that would amend the existing rules governing the consequences to U.S. persons for failing to file gain recognition agreements (GRAs) and related documents, or to satisfy other reporting obligations, associated with certain transfers of property to foreign corporations in nonrecognition exchanges. These regulations affect U.S. persons that transfer property to foreign corporations.
Public Availability of DHS Fiscal Year 2012 Service Contract Inventory
Document Number: 2013-01674
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-117), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the FY 2012 Service Contract inventory. This inventory provides information on service contract actions over $25,000 that were made in FY 2012. The information is organized by function to show how contracted resources are distributed throughout the agency. The inventory has been developed in accordance with guidance issued on November 5, 2010 and December 19, 2011 available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/ procurement-service-contract-inventories by the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP). The guidance for preparing and analyzing FY 2012 inventories is unchanged from OFFP's November 5, 2010 and December 19, 2011 guidance for preparing the inventories. DHS has posted its FY 2012 inventory for public review at: http://www.dhs.gov/xopnbiz/regulations/editorial_0504.shtm under ``Acquisition Reports and Notices.''
Disclosure and Delivery Requirements for Copies of Appraisals and Other Written Valuations Under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Regulation B)
Document Number: 2013-01384
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is amending Regulation B, which implements the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), and the Bureau's official interpretations of the regulation, which interpret and clarify the requirements of Regulation B. The final rule revises Regulation B to implement an ECOA amendment concerning appraisals and other valuations that was enacted as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd- Frank Act). In general, the revisions to Regulation B require creditors to provide to applicants free copies of all appraisals and other written valuations developed in connection with an application for a loan to be secured by a first lien on a dwelling, and require creditors to notify applicants in writing that copies of appraisals will be provided to them promptly.
Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, Placer County Air Pollution Control District
Document Number: 2013-01337
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the Placer County Air Pollution Control District (PCAPCD) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). These revisions concern volatile organic compound (VOC), oxides of nitrogen (NOX), and particulate matter (PM) emissions from open burning. We are proposing to approve local rules to regulate this emission source under the Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act).
Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, Placer County Air Pollution Control District
Document Number: 2013-01332
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is taking direct final action to approve revisions to the Placer County Air Pollution Control District (PCAPCD) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). These revisions concern Volatile Organic Compound (VOC), oxides of nitrogen (NOX), and particulate matter (PM) emissions from open burning. We are approving local rules that regulate this emission source under the Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act).
High-Cost Mortgage and Homeownership Counseling Amendments to the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) and Homeownership Counseling Amendments to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X)
Document Number: 2013-00740
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) issues this final rule to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act's amendments to the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. The final rule amends Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) by expanding the types of mortgage loans that are subject to the protections of the Home Ownership and Equity Protections Act of 1994 (HOEPA), revising and expanding the tests for coverage under HOEPA, and imposing additional restrictions on mortgages that are covered by HOEPA, including a pre-loan counseling requirement. The final rule also amends Regulation Z and Regulation X (Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act) by imposing certain other requirements related to homeownership counseling, including a requirement that consumers receive information about homeownership counseling providers.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans and Designation of Areas for Air Quality Planning Purposes; New Hampshire; Redesignation of the Southern New Hampshire 1997 8-Hour Ozone Nonattainment Area
Document Number: 2013-00182
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is approving: the State of New Hampshire's request to redesignate the Boston-Manchester-Portsmouth (SE), New Hampshire moderate 8-hour ozone nonattainment area to attainment for the 1997 8- hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS); a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision containing a 10-year ozone maintenance plan for this area; a 2008 comprehensive emissions inventory for the area; and new motor vehicle emissions budgets (MVEBs) for the years 2008 and 2022 that are contained in the 10-year ozone maintenance plan for this area.