Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Old River, Between Victoria Island and Byron Tract, CA
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the State Highway 4 Drawbridge across Old River, mile 14.8 between Victoria Island and Byron Tract, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to make critical repairs to the bridge gears. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Nationwide Use of High Frequency and Ultra High Frequency Active SONAR Technology; Final Programmatic Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact
The Coast Guard (USCG) announces the availability of the Final Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for the Nationwide Use of High Frequency (HF) and Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Sound Navigation and Ranging (SONAR) Technology and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). The USCG is proposing the nationwide use of active SONAR technologies that operate at frequencies of 50 kiloHertz (kHz) and greater from fixed and mobile platforms. Active SONAR technology would be used in support of USCG missions to locate, image, and classify submerged/underwater targets of interest (TOI). The PEA is a program- level document that will provide the USCG with management-level analysis of the potential impacts of each alternative on the human and natural environments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Employer Survey of the Short Time Compensation Program
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, ``Employer Survey of the Short Time Compensation Program,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).
Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking; Rescheduled Meeting
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public meeting of the Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking (Council). This meeting is being rescheduled from October 21, 2013.
Renewal of the Advisory Committee on the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Evaluation
ACF and HRSA announce the renewal of the Advisory Committee on the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Evaluation to provide advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (``the Secretary'') on the design, plan, progress, and findings of the evaluation required under the Act.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
The Defense Information Systems Agency proposes to add a new system of records, KWHC 08, entitled ``DefenseReady'', to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system will manage personnel and security records for the purpose of validation, analysis, and appraisal throughout the lifecycle. This system is used to track travel, security, sensitive items such as access/accountable badges, ownership and employment data of White House Communications Agency (WHCA) employees for the White House community.
Notice of Determination; New and Revised Treatments for the Imported Fire Ant Program
We are advising the public that we are adding or revising certain treatment schedules for the Imported Fire Ant Program in the Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) Treatment Manual. In a previous notice, we made available to the public for review and comment a treatment evaluation document that discussed the existing treatment schedules, described the new treatment schedules, and explained why these changes are necessary. We also made available an environmental assessment that explained pesticide use in the new and revised treatments in the imported fire ant program. Based on the treatment evaluation document, the environmental assessment, and the comments we received, we are announcing our determination to add those new and revised treatments to the PPQ Treatment Manual.
Private Land Mobile Radio Stations Below 800 MHz
In this document, the Commission announces the approval of the Commission's revised rules in the Fifth Report and Order, WP Docket No. 07-100, FCC 13-52, to the extent it contained information collection requirements that required approval by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). These requirements were approved on October 28, 2013. This notice is consistent with the Fifth Report and Order, which stated that the Commission would publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date of those rules.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Extra Long Staple Cotton Crop Provisions
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes amendments made to the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Extra Long Staple Cotton Crop Insurance Provisions to make the Extra Long Staple (ELS) Cotton Crop Insurance Provisions consistent with the Upland Cotton Crop Insurance Provisions and to allow a late planting period. The intended effect of this action is to provide policy changes to better meet the needs of the producers. The changes will be effective for the 2014 and succeeding crop years.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice at least once monthly of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). Once approved by NARA, records schedules provide mandatory instructions on what happens to records when no longer needed for current government business. They authorize the preservation of records of continuing value in the National Archives of the United States and the destruction, after a specified period, of records lacking administrative, legal, research, or other value. Notice is published for records schedules in which agencies propose to destroy records not previously authorized for disposal or reduce the retention period of records already authorized for disposal. NARA invites public comments on such records schedules, as required by 44 U.S.C. 3303a(a).
Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modifications of the West Coast Commercial and Recreational Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Actions #12 Through #34
NOAA Fisheries announces 23 inseason actions in the ocean salmon fisheries. These inseason actions modified the commercial and recreational salmon fisheries in the area from the U.S./Canada Border to the U.S./Mexico Border.
Open Government: Use of Genetic Information in Documenting and Evaluating Disability
We will host an online open government comment forum about the use of genetic information in the disability determination process. The forum is open to all members of the public during the dates listed below.
Technical Mapping Advisory Council
On November 1, 2013, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a notice in the Federal Register requesting applications from qualified individuals for appointment to the Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC). The notice incorrectly stated that contractors and potential contractors will not be considered for membership on the TMAC.
Petition To Promulgate Standards for Bears Under the Animal Welfare Act Regulations
We are notifying the public that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has received a petition requesting that we amend the Animal Welfare Act regulations to add specific standards for the humane handling, care, treatment, and transportation of all species of bears held in captivity except polar bears, for which there are already standards. We are making this petition available to the public and soliciting comments regarding the petition and any issues raised by the petition that we should take into account as we consider this petition.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Ventilation Plan and Main Fan Maintenance Record
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Ventilation Plan and Main Fan Maintenance Record,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
Meeting of the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to correct a previously announced notice of a Federal advisory committee closed meeting of the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force (``the Commission'') (78 FR 68826-68828, November 15, 2013).
Guidance on Supervisory Concerns and Expectations Regarding Deposit Advance Products
The FDIC is issuing final supervisory guidance entitled ``Guidance on Supervisory Concerns and Expectations Regarding Deposit Advance Products'' (Guidance), which addresses safe and sound banking practices and consumer protection in connection with deposit advance products.
FDIC Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the FDIC Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee (the ``SR Advisory Committee''), which will be held in Washington, DC. The SR Advisory Committee will provide advice and recommendations on a broad range of issues regarding the resolution of systemically important financial companies pursuant to Title II of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Public Law 111-203 (July 21, 2010), 12 U.S.C. 5301 et seq. (the ``Dodd-Frank Act'').
Adjustment of Nationwide Significant Risk Threshold
In accordance with appendix D to title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 222, Use of Locomotive Horns at Public Highway- Rail Grade Crossings, FRA is updating the Nationwide Significant Risk Threshold (NSRT). This action is needed to ensure that the public has the proper threshold of permissible risk for calculating quiet zones established in relationship to the NSRT. This is the sixth update to the NSRT, which is increasing from 13,722 to 14,347.
Notice of Availability of the Oregon Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared Oregon Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan (LUP) Amendments and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Oregon Sub-Region and, by this notice, is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States office in Springfield, Virginia, 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council
The Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council (Council) was established by the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act of 1974 (Pub. L.93-320) (Act) to receive reports and advise Federal agencies on implementing the Act. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Reclamation announces that the Council will meet as detailed below. The meeting of the Council is open to the public.
Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
The U.S. Department of the Treasury 's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the names of 2 individuals and 1 entity whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (``Kingpin Act'') (21 U.S.C. 1901-1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182).
Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee; Open Committee Meetings
According to the provisions of section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby given that meetings of the Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee will be held on
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 8804, 8804 (Sch. A), 8805 and 8813
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 8804, Annual Return for Partnership Withholding Tax (Section 1446); Form 8804 (Sch. A), Penalty for Underpayment of Estimated Section 1446 Tax by Partnerships; Form 8805, Foreign Partner's Information Statement of Section 1446 Withholding Tax; and Form 8813, Partnership Withholding Tax Payment Voucher (Section 1446).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8867
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 8867, Paid Preparer's Earned Income Credit Checklist.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, CNCS is soliciting comments concerning its revised Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Application Instructions. Submission of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Application Instructions is required to be considered for funding. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the Addresses section of this Notice.
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From GE-PSO
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act), Public Law 109-41, 42 U.S.C. 299b-21-b-26, provides for the formation of Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs), which collect, aggregate, and analyze confidential information regarding the quality and safety of health care delivery. The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule), 42 CFR part 3, authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found no longer to meet the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, or when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason. AHRQ has accepted a notification of voluntary relinquishment from the GE-PSO of its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From Morgridge Institute for Research PSO
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act), Public Law 109-41, 42 U.S.C. 299b-21-b-26, provides for the formation of Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs), which collect, aggregate, and analyze confidential information regarding the quality and safety of health care delivery. The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule), 42 CFR Part 3, authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found no longer to meet the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, or when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason. AHRQ has accepted a notification of voluntary relinquishment from Morgridge Institute for Research PSO of its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.
Review of Proposed Changes with ICD-10-CM/PCS; Conversion of Quality IndicatorsTM
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) seeks comments on the proposed conversion of the AHRQ Quality IndicatorsTM to ``International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition, Clinical Modification/Procedure Coding System'' (ICD-10- CM and ICD-10-PCS) codes. These changes would be applicable to hospital discharges occurring on or after October 1, 2014. The proposed ICD-10- CM/PCS codes are posted on the AHRQ QI Web site for review at: http:// www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/icd10/default.aspx
Patient Safety Organizations: Delisting for Cause for Leadership Triad
AHRQ has delisted Leadership Triad due to its failure to correct a deficiency. The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act), Public Law 109-41, 42 U.S.C. 299b-21b-26, authorizes the listing of Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs), which are entities or component organizations whose mission and primary activity is to conduct activities to improve patient safety and the quality of health care delivery. HHS issued the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule) to implement the Patient Safety Act. AHRQ administers the provisions of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule relating to the listing and operation of PSOs.