September 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Results 1 - 50 of 2,449
Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2013-09-30-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2013-09-30
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-23954
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking
Document Number: 2013-23937
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public meeting of the Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking (Council).
Sunshine Act Meeting; Open Commission Meeting; Thursday, September 26, 2013
Document Number: 2013-23932
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to accelerate deployment of wireless infrastructure while at the same time appropriately protecting the Nation's environmental resources. 2..................... MEDIA................ TITLE: Amendment of Section 73.3555(e) of the Commission's Rules, National Television Multiple Ownership Rule SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the UHF discount to its national television multiple ownership rule. 3..................... MEDIA................ TITLE: BLOOMBERG L.P. Complainant v. COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS LLC Defendant (MB Docket No. 11-104) SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion and Order to resolve a complaint by Bloomberg L.P. that Comcast Cable communications, LLC violated the news neighborhooding condition of the Comcast/ NBCU transaction. 4..................... PUBLIC SAFTEY AND TITLE: Improving the HOMELAND SECURITY. Resiliency of Mobile Wireless Communications Networks SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks comment on proposals to improve consumer choice and facilitate improvements to the resiliency of mobile wireless networks during emergencies. 5..................... MEDIA................ TITLE: Presentation on the Status of the Low Power FM Open Filing Window SUMMARY: The Media Bureau will present the latest update on progress towards the upcoming October 15-October 29, 2013 open filing window for applicants seeking to operate new Low Power FM radio stations.
Sunshine Act Meeting; Deletion of Agenda Item From September 26, 2013 Open Meeting
Document Number: 2013-23931
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion and Order to resolve a complaint by Bloomberg L.P. that Comcast Cable communications, LLC violated the news neighborhooding condition of the Comcast/ NBCU transaction.
Fees
Document Number: 2013-23904
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is changing its records fees regulation to remove the payment policy section, which sets out methods of payment. This is being done to allow NARA more flexibility in the way it accepts payment.
Submission for Review: OPM Form 1203-FX, Occupational Questionnaire, 3206-0040
Document Number: 2013-23836
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Automated Services Management Group, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an existing information collection request (ICR) 3206-0040, Occupational Questionnaire, OPM Form 1203-FX. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104- 106), OPM is soliciting comments for this collection. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 20, 2013 at Volume 78 FR 37245 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. We did not receive any comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of OPM, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the OPM's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses.
Submission for Review: Information Collection 3206-NEW; Standard Form 86 Certification (SF 86C)
Document Number: 2013-23835
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Federal Investigative Services (FIS), U. S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an information collection request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control No. 3206- NEW, for Standard Form 86 Certification (SF 86C). As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104-106), OPM is soliciting comments for this collection. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of OPM, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of OPM's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses.
Submission for Review: Information Collection 3206-NEW; Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions, Standard Form 85 (SF 85)
Document Number: 2013-23833
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Federal Investigative Services (FIS), U. S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an information collection request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control No. 3206-NEW, for Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions, Standard Form 85 (SF 85). As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104- 106), OPM is soliciting comments for this collection. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of OPM, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of OPM's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Document Number: 2013-23824
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Colorado State University has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to Colorado State University, Department of Anthropology. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, and Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Document Number: 2013-23823
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington (Burke Museum), and Central Washington University have completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Burke Museum or Central Washington University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, and Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Document Number: 2013-23822
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington (Burke Museum), and Central Washington University have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Burke Museum or Central Washington University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, and Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Document Number: 2013-23821
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington (Burke Museum), and Central Washington University have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Burke Museum or Central Washington University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: The Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, MI
Document Number: 2013-23820
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Michigan State University Museum (MSUM) has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present- day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the MSUM. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Document Number: 2013-23819
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, have determined that the cultural item listed in this notice meets the definition of a sacred object. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Nevada State Office, Reno, NV
Document Number: 2013-23818
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada State Office has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the BLM. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2013-23817
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington (Burke Museum), has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Burke Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO; Correction
Document Number: 2013-23816
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Fort Lewis College has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on October 11, 2011. This notice corrects the number of associated funerary objects.
Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Anthropology, Amherst, MA
Document Number: 2013-23815
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Anthropology, has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Anthropology. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Michigan State Police, Mount Pleasant Post, Mount Pleasant, MI
Document Number: 2013-23814
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Michigan State Police, Mount Pleasant Post, has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present- day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of the human remains should submit a written request to the Michigan State Police, Mount Pleasant Post. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Correction
Document Number: 2013-23813
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington (Burke Museum), has corrected an inventory of human remains published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on July 30, 2013. This notice removes one paragraph for human remains incorrectly identified as being removed from Careless Bay, WA.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Michigan State Police, Jackson Post, Jackson, MI
Document Number: 2013-23812
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Michigan State Police, Jackson Post (MSP 13) has completed an inventory of human remains, following the initiation of consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of the human remains should submit a written request to the MSP 13. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff, AZ, and Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, AZ
Document Number: 2013-23811
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, Coconino National Forest, and the Sharlot Hall Museum have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present- day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the USDA Forest Service, Southwestern Region. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Reinstatement, With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-23806
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The NCUA intends to submit the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This information collection is not from any new requirements. It is a reinstatement of a prior collection related to NCUA's leasing rule. The rule requires a federal credit union engaged in leasing to obtain or have on file financial documentation demonstrating that the guarantor of an estimated residual value can meet the guarantee. This information collection is being published to obtain comments from the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Reinstatement, With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-23803
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The NCUA intends to submit the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This information collection is published to obtain comments from the public. NCUA requires this information collection to comply with the Depository Institution Management Interlocks Act (Interlocks Act) and to determine federally insured credit unions' compliance with NCUA's Management Official Interlocks regulation at 12 CFR Part 711.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Reinstatement, With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-23802
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The NCUA intends to submit the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This information collection is related to NCUA's Chartering and Field of Membership Manual (Chartering Manual) and is being published to obtain comments from the public. The Chartering Manual establishes requirements for organizing and amending a federal credit union (FCU) charter and field of membership (FOM).
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Tumacacori National Historical Park, Tumacacori, AZ; Correction
Document Number: 2013-23800
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Tumacacori National Historical Park has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on July 17, 2009. This notice corrects the number of associated funerary objects. Transfer of control of the items in this correction notice has occurred.
Pipeline Safety: Class Location Requirements
Document Number: 2013-23798
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
On August 1, 2013, PHMSA published a notice of inquiry in the Federal Register on ``Class Location Requirements,'' seeking comments on whether integrity management program (IMP) requirements, or elements of IMP, should be expanded beyond high consequence areas (HCA) and, with respect to gas transmission pipeline facilities, whether applying IMP requirements to additional areas would mitigate the need for class location requirements. PHMSA has received two requests to extend the comment period to allow stakeholders more time to evaluate the notice of inquiry. PHMSA concurs with this request and is extending the comment period from September 30, 2013, to November 1, 2013.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Tumacacori National Historical Park, Tumacacori, AZ; Correction
Document Number: 2013-23797
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Tumacacori National Historical Park has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on July 7, 2009. This notice corrects the number of associated funerary objects. Transfer of control of the items in this correction notice has occurred.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2013-23786
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') has received a timely request for a new shipper review (``NSR'') of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on certain frozen fish fillets (``fish fillets'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') that meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (``POR'') for this NSR is August 1, 2012, through July 31, 2013.
Proposed Policy Guidance on Metropolitan Planning Organization Representation
Document Number: 2013-23780
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
The FTA and FHWA are jointly issuing this proposed guidance on implementation of provisions of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), Public Law 112-141, that require representation by providers of public transportation in each metropolitan planning organization (MPO) that serves a transportation management area (TMA) no later than October 1, 2014. The purpose of this guidance is to assist MPOs and providers of public transportation in complying with this new requirement.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2013-23778
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Notice of National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2013 and Notice of Availability of the Detailed Statement of Sale for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2013 in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska
Document Number: 2013-23776
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Alaska State Office hereby notifies the public that it will hold a National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska oil and gas lease sale bid opening for tracts in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. The United States reserves the right to withdraw any tract from this sale prior to issuance of a written acceptance of a bid.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-23774
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-23772
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area; Amendment 99
Document Number: 2013-23770
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council submitted Amendment 99 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAI FMP) to NMFS for review. If approved, Amendment 99 would enable the holders of license limitation program (LLP) licenses authorizing a designated vessel to catch and process Pacific cod in the BSAI hook-and-line fisheries to use newly built or existing vessels that are not eligible under current vessel length and capacity restrictions. This action is necessary to promote safety-at-sea by encouraging the replacement of older vessels with newer and more efficient vessels that are able to meet modern vessel safety standards. This action is intended to facilitate the increased retention and utilization of groundfish by allowing sector participants to use larger vessels with increased processing and hold capabilities. This action is intended to promote the goals and objectives of the FMP, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), and other applicable laws.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-23769
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has submitted the following information collection requirement to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. This is the second notice for public comment; the first was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 48553, and one comment was received. NSF is forwarding the proposed submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance simultaneously with the publication of this second notice. The full submission (including comments) may be found at: http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Comments: Comments regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions f the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for National Science Foundation, 72517th Street, NW. Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, and to Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1265, Arlington, Virginia 22230 or send email to splimpto@nsf.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339, which is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (including federal holidays).
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Enhancement of Contractor Employee Whistleblower Protections (DFARS Case 2013-D010)
Document Number: 2013-23768
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement statutory amendments to whistleblower protections for contractor and subcontractor employees.
Generic Information Collection for Land Management Planning
Document Number: 2013-23767
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the proposed information collection, Generic Information Collection for Land Management Planning.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2013-23766
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt 16 individuals from its rule prohibiting persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) from operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. The exemptions will enable these individuals to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Wildland Fire Executive Council Meeting Schedule
Document Number: 2013-23765
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., 2, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Wildland Fire Executive Council (WFEC) will meet as indicated below.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Allowability of Legal Costs for Whistleblower Proceedings (DFARS Case 2013-D022)
Document Number: 2013-23764
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 that amends the allowability of legal costs incurred by a contractor related to whistleblower proceedings.
Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-23763
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council's Advisory Panel and Ad Hoc Committee will meet.
Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-23762
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC) will hold a meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC). See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Revision of the Land Management Plan for the Francis Marion National Forest
Document Number: 2013-23761
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Francis Marion National Forest, located in South Carolina, is initiating the development of a land management plan revision (forest plan) for the Francis Marion National Forest (NF). A Draft Assessment is being posted to our Web site. We are inviting the public to help us develop a preliminary ``need for change'' and a proposed action for the land management plan revision.
Pilot Program on NAFTA Trucking Provisions
Document Number: 2013-23760
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces and requests public comment on data and information concerning the Pre-Authorization Safety Audit (PASA) for Transportation and Cargo Solutions S de RL de CV (TRACSO) with U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) number 779973, which applied to participate in the Agency's long-haul pilot program to test and demonstrate the ability of Mexico-domiciled motor carriers to operate safely in the United States beyond the municipalities in the United States on the United States-Mexico international border or the commercial zones of such municipalities. This action is required by the ``U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007'' and all subsequent appropriations.
VA Acquisition Regulation: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and Veteran-Owned Small Business Status Protests
Document Number: 2013-23759
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its adjudication procedures for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB) status protests, to provide that VA's Director, Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE), shall initially adjudicate SDVOSB and VOSB status protests, and to provide that protested businesses, if they are denied status, may appeal to VA's Executive Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU). Additionally, VA amends the title of CVE from the Center for Veterans Enterprise to the Center for Verification and Evaluation, to more appropriately represent the function of this office.
Revisions to Radiation Protection
Document Number: 2013-23758
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing final revisions to the following sections of NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition'': Section 12.1, ``Assuring that Occupational Radiation Exposures Are As Low As Is Reasonably Achievable,'' Section 12.2, ``Radiation Sources,'' Section 12.3 -12.4, ``Radiation Protection Design Features,'' and Section 12.5, ``Operational Radiation Protection Program.''
Centennial Challenges 2014 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Airspace Operations Challenge (AOC)
Document Number: 2013-23757
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-30
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 51 U.S.C. 20144(c). The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Airspace Operations Challenge (AOC) is scheduled and teams that wish to compete may now register. Centennial Challenges is a program of prize competitions to stimulate innovation in technologies of interest and value to NASA and the nation. The 2014 UAS AOC is a prize competition designed to encourage development of new technologies or application of existing technologies in unique ways to how unpiloted or remotely piloted aircraft can safely operate in the same airspace as other aircraft, such as piloted aircraft, robotic aircraft, and their operators. NASA is providing the prize purse.