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Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program Between the Department of Education and the Department of Justice
Document Number: 2013-12047
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of Education
This document provides notice of the continuation of a computer matching program between the Department of Education and the Department of Justice. The continuation is effective on the date in paragraph 5.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-12046
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-12045
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture
ALPS ETF Trust, et al.;
Document Number: 2013-12042
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Summary of Application: Applicants request an order that permits: (a) actively-managed series of certain open-end management investment companies to issue shares (``Shares'') redeemable in large aggregations only (``Creation Units''); (b) secondary market transactions in Shares to occur at negotiated market prices; (c) certain series to pay redemption proceeds, under certain circumstances, more than seven days from the tender of Shares for redemption; (d) certain affiliated persons of the series to deposit securities into, and receive securities from, the series in connection with the purchase and redemption of Creation Units; and (e) certain registered management investment companies and unit investment trusts outside of the same group of investment companies as the series to acquire Shares.
Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, (BSC, NCIPC)
Document Number: 2013-12037
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988; Report of Matching Program: RRB and State Medicare Agencies (Renewal)
Document Number: 2013-12034
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Railroad Retirement Board, Agencies and Commissions
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the RRB is issuing a public notice in the Federal Register of its intent to renew an ongoing computer matching program. In this match, we provide certain Medicare and benefit rate information to state agencies allowing them to review and if necessary, adjust amounts of benefits in their public assistance programs as well as to coordinate Medicare/Medicaid payments for public assistance recipients. The purpose of this notice is to advise individuals receiving benefits under the Railroad Retirement Act that the RRB plans to share this computer matching data with state agencies.
Regulated Navigation Area; Waldo-Hancock Bridge Demolition, Penobscot River, Between Prospect and Verona, ME
Document Number: 2013-12033
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is establishing a regulated navigation area (RNA) on the navigable waters of the Penobscot River between Prospect and Verona, ME, under and surrounding the Waldo- Hancock Bridge in order to facilitate the removal of the trusses, cables, and towers of the Waldo-Hancock Bridge. This temporary final rule (TFR) is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during bridge demolition operations which include hot work and heavy lift operations. This rule implements certain safety measures, including speed restrictions and the temporary suspension of vessel traffic, during demolition operations that could be hazardous to nearby vessels.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2013-12032
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
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).
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Marine Events and Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2013-12031
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing a final rule that revises the list of special local regulations and safety zones established for recurring marine events and fireworks displays at various locations within the geographic boundary of the Fifth Coast Guard District. This adds 15 new annual recurring marine events and fireworks display locations; it revises event date(s) and coordinates for 31 previously established locations within the geographic boundary of the Fifth Coast Guard District. This rule also deletes 21 previously listed marine events, fireworks displays and corresponding regulated areas that no longer occur. Entry into or movement within the regulated areas during the enforcement periods is prohibited without approval of the appropriate Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-12030
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the Safety Zone for Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL. This Zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Chicago Harbor during fireworks displays, races, and other marine events that occur throughout each calendar year. The safety zone established by this proposed rule is necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with these fireworks displays, boat races, and other events.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Merrimack River, Haverhill and West Newbury, MA
Document Number: 2013-12029
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
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 Rocks Village Bridge, mile 12.6, across the Merrimack River between Haverhill and West Newbury, Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation and repairs. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for 5 days.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2013-12028
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedules that govern the Route 30/Absecon Boulevard Bridge across Beach Thorofare, NJICW mile 67.2 and the US40-322 (Albany Avenue) across Inside Thorofare, NJICW mile 70.0, both at Atlantic City, NJ. This deviation allows the drawbridges to remain closed-to- navigation to accommodate the free movement of vehicles during the re- scheduled 2013 Atlantic City Air Show.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2013-12027
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedules that govern the Route 30/Absecon Boulevard Bridge across Beach Thorofare, NJICW mile 67.2 and the US40-322 (Albany Avenue) across Inside Thorofare, NJICW mile 70.0, both at Atlantic City, NJ. This deviation allows the drawbridges to remain closed-to- navigation to accommodate the free movement of vehicles during the 2013 Vet Rock Concert.
Labor Affairs Council of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement; Notice of Public Session Meeting
Document Number: 2013-12026
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
Pursuant to Article 17.5 of the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA), the International Labor Affairs Bureau (ILAB) of the U.S. Department of Labor gives notice of the public session of the meeting of the Labor Affairs Council (``Council'' or ``LAC''). The LAC public session has been rescheduled and will be held the morning of June 5, 2013. The purpose of the public session is to provide an opportunity for the Council to meet with the public to discuss matters related to the implementation of Chapter 17 (the Labor Chapter) of the U.S.-Colombia TPA, including activities of the Labor Cooperation Mechanism established under Article 17.6 of the TPA.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12025
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2013-12024
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR). The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of the FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2013-12023
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of the FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 88-59, Residential Mortgage Financing Arrangements Involving Employee Benefit Plans
Document Number: 2013-12022
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 88-59, Residential Mortgage Financing Arrangements Involving Employee Benefit Plans,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12020
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Texas; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2013-12019
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-3363-EM), dated April 19, 2013, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12018
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12017
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR Part 65). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2013-12016
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-12015
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12014
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Community Health Needs Assessments for Charitable Hospitals; Correction
Document Number: 2013-12013
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to a notice of proposed rulemaking that was published in the Federal Register on Friday, April 5, 2013. The proposed regulations provide guidance to charitable hospital organizations on the community health needs assessment requirements, and related excise tax and reporting obligations, enacted as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. These proposed regulations also clarify the consequences for failing to meet these and other requirements for charitable hospital organizations.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12012
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
New or modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations for Lake County, Illinois, and Incorporated Areas
Document Number: 2013-12011
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning proposed flood elevation determinations for Lake County, Illinois, and Incorporated Areas
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2013-12008
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Global Expedited Package Services 3 Contract to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Priority Mail Pricing
Document Number: 2013-12006
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service notice announcing a proposal to include, for no additional charge, insurance up to $100 on most Priority Mail pieces. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
North Dakota; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2013-12004
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of North Dakota (FEMA-3364-EM), dated April 26, 2013, and related determinations.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12003
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12002
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for an Unmodified OGE Form 450 Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report
Document Number: 2013-12001
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Office of Government Ethics
After this first round notice and public comment period, OGE plans to submit an unmodified OGE Form 450 Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of a three-year extension under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35).
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12000
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Notice of Formula Allocations and Program Requirements for Neighborhood Stabilization Programs 1 and 3 (NSP1 and NSP3) Formula Grants; Amendment
Document Number: 2013-11999
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On October 19, 2010, HUD published a notice regarding formulation allocations made under two NSP grant (formula grant) programsNSP1 and NSP3. This document makes changes to the notice to allow NSP1 and require NSP3 grantees to use an updated foreclosure needs map and associated needs index score in selecting geographic target areas.
Rules of Adjudication and Enforcement
Document Number: 2013-11998
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The United States International Trade Commission (``Commission'') amends its Rules of Practice and Procedure concerning adjudication and enforcement. The amendments address concerns that have arisen about the scope of discovery in Commission proceedings under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930. The intended effect of the amendments is to reduce expensive, inefficient, unjustified, or unnecessary discovery practices in agency proceedings while preserving the opportunity for fair and efficient discovery for all parties.
Certain Devices With Secure Communication Capabilities, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Denying Respondent's Motion for Sanctions and Granting Complainants' Motion To Terminate the Investigation in its Entirety; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-11997
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 20) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') denying respondent's motion for sanctions and granting complainants' motion to terminate the above-referenced investigation in its entirety. The investigation is terminated in its entirety.
Proposal Review Panel Physics; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-11996
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Fund Availability (NOFA) for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 2009: Announcement of Availability of Updated Foreclosure Information
Document Number: 2013-11995
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On May 4, 2009, HUD posted its Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 NSP2 NOFA. This document makes changes to the NSP2 NOFA to allow NSP2 grantees to use an updated foreclosure needs map and associated needs index score in selecting geographic target areas.
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2013-11989
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Draft 2013 Report to Congress on the Benefits and Costs of Federal Regulations and Unfunded Mandates on State, Local, and Tribal Entities
Document Number: 2013-11984
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requests comments on its Draft 2013 Report to Congress on the Benefits and Costs of Federal Regulations, available at: https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/inforeg_ regpol_reports_congress/. The Draft Report is divided into three chapters. Chapter I examines the benefits and costs of major Federal regulations issued in fiscal year 2012 and summarizes the benefits and costs of major regulations issued between October 2002 and September 2012. It also discusses regulatory impacts on State, local, and tribal governments, small business, wages, and economic growth. Chapter II offers recommendations for regulatory reform. Chapter III summarizes agency compliance with the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act. OMB requests that comments be submitted electronically to OMB by July 31, 2013 through www.regulations.gov.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-11983
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Notification of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws
Document Number: 2013-11981
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Notification of Employee Rights under Federal Labor Laws,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use without change in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).