July 15, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Application for Final Commitment for a Long-Term Loan or Financial Guarantee in Excess of $100 Million: AP087586XX
Document Number: 2013-16783
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Export-Import Bank of the United States
This Notice is to inform the public, in accordance with Section 3(c)(10) of the Charter of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (``Ex-Im Bank''), that Ex-Im Bank has received an application for final commitment for a long-term loan or financial guarantee in excess of $100 million (as calculated in accordance with Section 3(c)(10) of the Charter). Comments received within the comment period specified below will be presented to the Ex-Im Bank Board of Directors prior to final action on this Transaction. Reference: AP087586XX.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-16780
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-15
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: Policy Statement for the ``Criteria for Guidance of States and NRC in Discontinuance of NRC Regulatory Authority and Assumption Thereof By States Through Agreement,'' Maintenance of Existing Agreement State Programs, Request for Information Through the Integrated Materials Performance Evaluation Program (IMPEP) Questionnaire, and Agreement State Participation in IMPEP. 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0183. 3. How often the collection is required: Every four years for completion of the IMPEP questionnaire in preparation for an IMPEP review. One time for new Agreement State applications. Annually for participation by Agreement States in the IMPEP reviews and fulfilling requirements for Agreement States to maintain their programs. 4. Who is required or asked to report: All Agreement States (37 Agreement States who have signed Agreements with NRC under Section 274b. of the Atomic Energy Act (Act)) and any non-Agreement State seeking to sign an Agreement with the Commission. 5. The number of annual respondents: 38 (37 existing Agreement States plus 1 applicant). 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 285,143 hours (an average of 7,504 hours per respondent). This includes 477 hours to complete the IMPEP questionnaires; 2,750 hours to prepare new Agreement State applications, 396 hours for participation in IMPEP reviews; and 281,520 hours for maintaining Existing Agreement State programs. 7. Abstract: The States wishing to become Agreement States are requested to provide certain information to the NRC as specified by the Commission's Policy Statement, ``Criteria for Guidance of States and NRC in Discontinuance of NRC Regulatory Authority and Assumption Thereof By States Through Agreement.'' The Agreement States need to ensure that the radiation control program under the Agreement remains adequate and compatible with the requirements of Section 274 of the Act and must maintain certain information. The NRC conducts periodic evaluations through IMPEP to ensure that these programs are compatible with the NRC's program, meet the applicable parts of the Act, and adequate to protect public health and safety. Submit, by September 13, 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 home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. 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- 2013-0116. 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-2013-0116. Mail comments to NRC's 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's Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-6258, or by email: INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV.
More Data Sought on Extra Fees Levied on Inmate Calling Services
Document Number: 2013-16776
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) seeks additional comment on certain fees related to inmate calling services (ICS). The record to date indicates that ICS providers may charge ICS account holders fees that appear ancillary to making calls, such as account setup fees, account replenishment fees, account refund fees, and account inactivity fees.
Proposed Revision of the Corporation for National and Community Service Strategic Plan; Request for Input
Document Number: 2013-16775
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is revising its Strategic Plan. The current CNCS Strategic Plan was approved in 2011. All Federal Agencies are required to publish an updated Strategic Plan, concurrent with the publication of the FY 2015 President's Budget in February 2014. After the February 2014 publication of a strategic plan, agencies will next issue a new Strategic Plan in February 2018. CNCS's updated Strategic Plan will reflect the broad, long term outcomes that the CNCS aspires to achieve by implementing its mission. We invite grantees, partners, future partners, and the public to submit written comments, as described below. Please see the Supplementary Information section below for information on developing your comments. The goal of this public comment process is solicit input on CNCS's updated Strategic Plan in accordance with CNCS's commitment to maintain high standards of transparency and openness. As appropriate, public input received will be included in the updated Strategic Plan, however CNCS will be able not provide individual responses to the public comments that are received.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2013-16773
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-15
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 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 Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2013-16772
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; “Other Rockfish” in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2013-16771
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting retention of ``other rockfish'' in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary because the 2013 total allowable catch of ``other rockfish'' in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA has been reached.
Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2013-16770
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2013-16769
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2013-16768
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Marine Mammals; File No. 17115
Document Number: 2013-16766
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that James Lloyd-Smith, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, 610 Charles E. Young Dr. South, Box 723905, Los Angeles, CA 90095-7239, has applied for an amendment to Scientific Research Permit No. 17115-00.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Atka Mackerel in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2013-16764
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is opening directed fishing for Atka mackerel in the Central Aleutian district (CAI) of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAI) by vessels participating in the BSAI trawl limited access fishery. This action is necessary to fully use the 2013 total allowable catch (TAC) of Atka mackerel in the CAI by vessels participating in the BSAI trawl limited access fishery.
Proposed Amendment To Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Pension Benefit Statements
Document Number: 2013-16739
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor is extending until August 7, 2013, the comment period for an advance notice of proposed rulemaking focusing on lifetime income illustrations given to participants in defined contribution pension plans, such as 401(k) and 403(b) plans. The ANPRM serves as a request for comments on specific language and concepts in advance of a proposed regulation.
Draft Guidance for Industry on Arsenic in Apple Juice: Action Level; Supporting Document for Action Level for Arsenic in Apple Juice; A Quantitative Assessment of Inorganic Arsenic in Apple Juice; Availability
Document Number: 2013-16719
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled ``Arsenic in Apple Juice: Action Level'' and two supporting documents entitled ``Supporting Document for Action Level for Arsenic in Apple Juice'' (the draft supporting document) and ``A Quantitative Assessment of Inorganic Arsenic in Apple Juice'' (the risk assessment document). The supporting documents are referenced in the draft guidance. The draft guidance identifies for the industry an action level for inorganic arsenic in apple juice that FDA considers protective of human health and achievable with the use of good manufacturing practices. It also describes FDA's intended sampling and enforcement approach.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Goethals Bridge Replacement Project in New York and New Jersey
Document Number: 2013-16611
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to the Goethals Bridge Replacement Project located in Staten Island, New York, and Elizabeth, New Jersey. Those actions grant approvals for the project.
Petition for Rulemaking To Eliminate Accessible Cords on Window Covering Products
Document Number: 2013-16403
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) received a petition requesting the Commission to: promulgate a mandatory standard that prohibits any window covering cords, when a feasible cordless alternative exists; and require that all window covering cords be made inaccessible through the use of a passive guardian device when a feasible cordless alternative does not exist. The Commission invites written comments concerning the petition.
Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs: Essential Health Benefits in Alternative Benefit Plans, Eligibility Notices, Fair Hearing and Appeal Processes, and Premiums and Cost Sharing; Exchanges: Eligibility and Enrollment
Document Number: 2013-16271
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
This final rule implements provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (collectively referred to as the Affordable Care Act. This final rule finalizes new Medicaid eligibility provisions; finalizes changes related to electronic Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) eligibility notices and delegation of appeals; modernizes and streamlines existing Medicaid eligibility rules; revises CHIP rules relating to the substitution of coverage to improve the coordination of CHIP coverage with other coverage; and amends requirements for benchmark and benchmark- equivalent benefit packages consistent with sections 1937 of the Social Security Act (which we refer to as ``alternative benefit plans'') to ensure that these benefit packages include essential health benefits and meet certain other minimum standards. This rule also implements specific provisions including those related to authorized representatives, notices, and verification of eligibility for qualifying coverage in an eligible employer-sponsored plan for Affordable Insurance Exchanges. This rule also updates and simplifies the complex Medicaid premium and cost sharing requirements, to promote the most effective use of services, and to assist states in identifying cost sharing flexibilities. It includes transition policies for 2014 as applicable.
Oral Dosage Form New Animal Drugs; Nicarbazin; Oclacitinib; Zilpaterol
Document Number: 2013-16258
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-15
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending the animal drug regulations to reflect approval actions for new animal drug applications (NADAs) and abbreviated new animal drug applications (ANADAs) during May 2013. FDA is also informing the public of the availability of summaries the basis of approval and of environmental review documents, where applicable.