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Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-10784
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Requirements (ICRs) abstracted below have been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICRs describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burdens. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collections of information was published on February 20, 2013.
Community Programs Guaranteed Loans
Document Number: 2013-10783
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service
The Rural Housing Service (RHS) is amending the regulations utilized to service the Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan Program in two separate sections, in order to clarify the types of projects that are eligible for a Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan. The intended effect of this action is to strengthen the Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan Program by limiting the risk to the guaranteed loan portfolio. RHS will prohibit the financing of facilities in which the operation of such facilities have not been supported by the community and have resulted in significant default and loan losses to the agency.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2013-10782
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Report: Strategies for Serving Our Women Veterans
Document Number: 2013-10781
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
On May 14, 2012, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment on the Draft Strategy Report (DSR) titled, Strategies for Serving Our Women Veterans. This document responds to the public comments received and affirms as final, with two identified changes, to the DSR.
Notice of Funding Availability for the Small Business Transportation Resource Center Program
Document Number: 2013-10780
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Transportation (DOT), Office of the Secretary (OST), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) announces the opportunity for; (1) business centered community- based organizations; (2) transportation-related trade associations; (3) colleges and universities; (4) community colleges or; (5) chambers of commerce, registered with the Internal Revenue Service as 501 C (6) or 501 C (3) tax-exempt organizations, to compete for participation in OSDBU's Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC) program in the Southeast Region. OSDBU will enter into Cooperative Agreements with these organizations to provide outreach to the small business community in their designated region and provide financial and technical assistance, business training programs, business assessment, management training, counseling, marketing and outreach, and the dissemination of information, to encourage and assist small businesses to become better prepared to compete for, obtain, and manage DOT funded transportation- related contracts and subcontracts at the federal, state and local levels. Throughout this notice, the term ``small business'' will refer to: 8(a), small disadvantaged businesses (SDB), disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE), women owned small businesses (WOSB), HubZone, service disabled veteran owned businesses (SDVOB), and veteran owned small businesses (VOSB). Throughout this notice, ``transportation- related'' is defined as the maintenance, rehabilitation, restructuring, improvement, or revitalization of any of the nation's modes of transportation. Funding Opportunity Number: USDOT-OST-OSDBU-SBTRC2013SER-4. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 20.910 Assistance to Small and Disadvantaged Businesses. Type of Award: Cooperative Agreement. Award Ceiling: $150,000. Award Floor: $125,000. Program Authority: DOT is authorized under 49 U.S.C. 332 (b) (4), (5) & (7) to design and carry out programs to assist small disadvantaged businesses in getting transportation-related contracts and subcontracts; develop support mechanisms, including management and technical services, that will enable small disadvantaged businesses to take advantage of those business opportunities; and to make arrangements to carry out the above purposes.
Meeting of the Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel
Document Number: 2013-10779
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Advisory Panel will discuss recommendations from the Naval Research Advisory Committee on ``How Autonomy can Transform Naval Operations'' and ``Lightening the Information Load''.
Collection of Information; Proposed Extension of Approval; Comment Request-Follow-Up Activities for Product-Related Injuries
Document Number: 2013-10777
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) requests comments on a proposed extension of approval of a collection of information from persons who have been involved in or have witnessed incidents associated with consumer products. The Commission will consider all comments received in response to this notice before requesting an extension of approval of this collection of information from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Agency Information Collection Activity: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-10776
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: National Transportation Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice announces the NTSB is submitting an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal of a previously approved information collection, NTSB Form 6120.1. This ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Reynolds Channel, Nassau, NY
Document Number: 2013-10775
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Long Beach Bridge, mile 4.7, across Reynolds Channel at Nassau, New York. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for an hour and a half to facilitate a public event, the Town of Hempstead Annual Fireworks Display.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Event in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2013-10774
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones in the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified dates and times. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, as Amended by Public Law 104-13; Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-10773
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The proposed information collection described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended). The Tennessee Valley Authority is soliciting public comments on this proposed collection as provided by 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1). Requests for information, including copies of the information collection proposed and supporting documentation, should be directed to the Agency Clearance Officer: Mark Winter, Tennessee Valley Authority, 1101 Market Street (MP-3C), Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402-2801; (423) 751-6004. Comments should be sent to the Agency Clearance Officer no later than July 8, 2013.
Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request: Financial Sustainability of Human Tissue Biobanking (NCI)
Document Number: 2013-10772
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
In compliance with the requirement of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies are invited on one or more of the following points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. To Submit Comments and for Further Information: To obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments or request more information on the proposed project contact: Chana Rabiner, Ph.D., Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research Branch, Cancer Diagnosis Program, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20892 or call non-toll-free number 240-276- 5715 or Email your request, including your address to: chana.rabiner@nih.gov. Formal requests for additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing. Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days of the date of this publication. Proposed Collection: Financial Sustainability of Human Tissue Biobanking, 0925-NEW, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Need and Use of Information Collection: The purpose of this web- based survey is to collect information regarding the challenges that human tissue biobanks encounter in achieving financially sustainable operations. The information will be used to assist the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in strategizing program plans to provide increased and tailored support for national and international biobanks. The survey will collect a combination of structured, quantitative, and free-text descriptive data that characterize the type and maturity of respondent biobanks, their sources of funding, and their usage of funding in conducting operations. The survey will also collect information describing the difficulties in maintaining funding sources and establishing new ones. Finally, the survey will elicit descriptions of techniques used to overcome the difficulties. It is expected that the information generated by this survey will be used to inform published guidance to biobanks regarding the financial hazards to sustained operations and the means by which these hazards can be avoided or overcome. OMB approval is requested for 1 year. There are no costs to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 822.
Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request: The Framingham Heart Study (FHS)
Document Number: 2013-10771
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies are invited on one or more of the following points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. To Submit Comments and for Further Information: To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of data collection plans and instruments, contact Dr. Gina Wei, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, NHLBI, NIH, Two Rockledge Center, 6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7936, Bethesda, MD 20892-7936, or call non-toll- free number (301) 435-0456, or email your request, including your address to: weig@nhlbi.nih.gov. Formal requests for additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing. Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days of the date of this publication. Proposed Collection: The Framingham Heart Study, 0925-0216, Extension, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Need and Use of Information Collection: The Framingham Heart Study will continue to conduct morbidity and mortality follow-up, as well as examinations, for the purpose of studying the determinants of cardiovascular disease. Morbidity and mortality follow-up will continue to occur in all of the cohorts (Original, Offspring, Third Generation, Omni Group 1, and Omni Group 2). Examinations will continue to be conducted on the Original, Offspring, and Omni Group 1 Cohorts. OMB approval is requested for 3 years. There is no cost to the respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 4264.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating Committee Notice of Workshop
Document Number: 2013-10770
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating Committee (DMICC) will hold a 2-day workshop on June 6-7, 2013. The workshop will be open to the public, with attendance limited to space available.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2013-10769
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of the Army proposes to add a new system of records in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: Identification of Explosive Materials
Document Number: 2013-10767
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-10764
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-10763
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-10762
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-10761
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-10760
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
Surrender of License of Small Business Investment Company
Document Number: 2013-10759
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-10751
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Council will hold public meetings in Narragansett, Rhode Island (RI) and Cape May, New Jersey (NJ) to get public input on potential changes to squid (longfin and Illex) assessment and management.
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Northwest Fisheries Science Center; Online Webinar
Document Number: 2013-10750
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) will hold an online Pre-Assessment Workshop webinar to provide an overview of the data sources, data trends and population models that will be used in the upcoming Pacific coast groundfish stock assessments for rougheye rockfish, aurora rockfish, shortspine thornyhead and longspine thornyhead. The online NWFSC Pre-Assessment Workshop webinar is open to the public, although space for online access is limited to the first 25 participants.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-10743
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment about our intention to request the OMB's approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted: 1. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR Part 25, ``Access Authorization.'' 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0046. 3. How often the collection is required: On occasion. 4. Who is required or asked to report: NRC-regulated facilities and other organizations requiring access to NRC-classified information. 5. The number of annual respondents: 78. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 365 (318 hrs reporting + 47 hrs recordkeeping). 7. Abstract: NRC-regulated facilities and other organizations are required to provide information and maintain records to ensure that an adequate level of protection is provided to NRC-classified information and material. Submit, by July 8, 2013, comments that address the following questions: 1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical utility? 2. Is the burden estimate accurate? 3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected? 4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology? The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly available documents, including the draft supporting statement, at the NRC's Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC's Web site: https://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ doc-comment/omb/. The document will be available on the NRC's home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this document. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be made available for public inspection. Because your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information, the NRC cautions you against including any information in your submission that you do not want to be publicly disclosed. Comments submitted should reference Docket No. NRC-2013- 0071. You may submit your comments by any of the following methods: Electronic comments: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket No. NRC-2013-0071 and mail comments to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001. Questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-6258, or by email to INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV.
Certain Electric Fireplaces, Components Thereof, Manuals for Same, Certain Process for Manufacturing or Relating to Same and Certain Products Containing Same Issuance of a Limited Exclusion Order; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-10739
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to modify-in-part and reverse-in-part a final initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 20) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') finding the remaining respondents, Shenzhen Reliap Industrial Co. (``Reliap'') and Yue Qiu Sheng (``Yue''), both of Shenzhen, China, in default and in violation of section 337. The Commission has also determined to affirm Order No. 19 denying Yue's motion for summary determination. The Commission has issued a limited exclusion order directed against covered products of Reliap and Yue.
Disclosure of Returns and Return Information to Designee of Taxpayer
Document Number: 2013-10738
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations extending the period for submission to the IRS of taxpayer authorizations permitting disclosure of returns and return information to third-party designees. Specifically, the final regulations extend from 60 days to 120 days the period within which a signed and dated authorization must be received by the IRS (or an agent or contractor of the IRS) for it to be effective. The final regulations will affect taxpayers who submit authorizations permitting disclosure of returns and return information to third-party designees.
Hours of Service (HOS) of Drivers; Application for Renewal and Expansion of American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) Exemption From the 14-Hour Rule During Independence Day Celebrations
Document Number: 2013-10737
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) has requested a renewal of its exemption for 48 APA member-companies from FMCSA's regulation that drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) may not drive after the 14th hour after coming on duty, and the expansion of its exemption to 10 additional carriers. The APA was previously granted an exemption for 48 of the 58 APA member-companies during the Independence Day periods in 2011 and 2012. Like the other 48 member- companies that operated under the 2011-2012 exemption, the 10 additional member-companies would be subject to all of the terms and conditions of the exemption for the 2013-2014 periods. The exemption would apply solely to the operation of CMVs by these 58 APA-member companies in conjunction with staging fireworks shows celebrating Independence Day during the periods June 28-July 8, 2013, and June 28- July 8, 2014, inclusive. During these two periods, approximately 3,200 CMVs and drivers employed by these APA member-companies would be allowed to exclude off-duty and sleeper-berth time of any length from the calculation of the 14-hour driving window. These drivers would not be allowed to drive after accumulating a total of 14 hours of on-duty time, following 10 consecutive hours off duty, and would continue to be subject to the 11-hour driving time limit, and the 60- and 70-hour on- duty limits. The APA maintains that the terms and conditions of the limited exemption would ensure a level of safety equivalent to, or greater than, the level of safety achieved without the exemption.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8819
Document Number: 2013-10736
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
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 8819, Dollar Election Under Section 985.
Gross Combination Weight Rating; Definition
Document Number: 2013-10735
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The FMCSA proposes to revise the definition of ``gross combination weight rating'' (or GCWR) to clarify that a GCWR is the greater of: the GCWR specified by the manufacturer of the power unit, if displayed on the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) certification label required by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), or the sum of the gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWRs) or gross vehicle weights (GVWs) of the power unit and towed unit(s), or any combination thereof, that produces the highest value.
Energy Efficiency Program for Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Public Meeting and Availability of the Framework Document for Commercial and Industrial Fans and Blowers
Document Number: 2013-10734
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Energy
The comment period for the notice of public meeting and availability of the Framework Document pertaining to the development of energy conservation standards for commercial and industrial fan and blower equipment published on February 1, 2013, is extended to June 3, 2013.
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2013-10733
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2013-10732
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-10731
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
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 existing regulations, 26 CFR 31.6001-1, Records in general; 26 CFR 31.6001-2 Additional Records under FICA; 26 CFR 31.6001-3, Additional records under Railroad Retirement Tax Act; 26 CFR 31.6001-5, Additional records in connection with collection of income tax at source on wages; 26 CFR 31.6001-6, Notice by District Director requiring returns, statements, or the keeping of records.
Agency Information Collection Activities: African Growth and Opportunity Act Certificate of Origin
Document Number: 2013-10730
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the African Growth and Opportunity Act Certificate of Origin (AGOA). This request for comments is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 6627
Document Number: 2013-10729
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
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 6627, Environmental Taxes.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Trusted Traveler Programs
Document Number: 2013-10728
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Trusted Traveler Programs. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Passenger List/Crew List (CBP Form I-418)
Document Number: 2013-10727
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Passenger List/Crew List (CBP Form I-418). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Office of Health Assessment and Translation Evaluation of the State of the Science for Transgenerational Inheritance of Health Effects; Request for Information
Document Number: 2013-10726
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The Office of Health Assessment and Translation (OHAT) of the Division of the National Toxicology Program (DNTP), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), is initiating one or more systematic reviews to examine the state of the science for transgenerational inheritance of health effects. The specific scope of the evaluation will be determined following a phase of exploratory screening of the literature and consideration of responses to this request for information (RFI). OHAT requests information on the proposed approach for conducting the exploratory screening of the literature and the identification of scientists with knowledge or expertise relevant to this topic.
Request for Comments on Negotiating Objectives With Respect to Japan's Participation in the Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement
Document Number: 2013-10724
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The United States intends to commence negotiations with Japan as part of the ongoing negotiations of a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. Including Japan in the negotiations furthers the objective of achieving a high-standard, broad-based Asia-Pacific regional agreement. In order to develop U.S. negotiating positions, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking comments from the public on all issues related to Japan's participation in the TPP negotiations. USTR also seeks comments on negotiations to address certain non-tariff measures of Japan that will be conducted bilaterally in parallel to the TPP negotiations and addressed by the conclusion of the TPP negotiations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application To Replace Permanent Resident Card, Form I-90, Revision of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2013-10723
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this proposed revision of a currently approved collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Excepted Service
Document Number: 2013-10722
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to specific agencies that were established or revoked from February 1, 2013, to February 28, 2013.
Prospective Grant of Start-Up Exclusive License: 1. Catalytic Domains of Beta (1,4)-Galactosyltransferase I Having Altered Donor and Acceptor Specificities Domains, That Promote in Vitro Protein Folding and Methods for Their Use; 2. Targeted Delivery System for Bioactive Agents
Document Number: 2013-10721
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
This is notice, in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and 37 CFR Part 404.7(a)(1)(i), that the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, is contemplating the grant of a start-up exclusive patent license to practice the inventions embodied in: