December 12, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2013-12-12-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2013-12-12
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-29758
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-29757
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Information
Document Number: 2013-29713
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning: Request for Information (CBP Form 28). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3507).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Importation Bond Structure
Document Number: 2013-29712
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Importation Bond Structure. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3507).
Tests Determined To Be Suitable for Use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education
Document Number: 2013-29709
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary annually announces tests, test forms, and delivery formats that the Secretary determines to be suitable for use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS).
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Establishment of the Multi-State Plan Program for the Affordable Insurance Exchanges; Announcement
Document Number: 2013-29702
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
This document announces the effective date of a regulatory provision published in the Federal Register by OPM on March 11, 2013 (78 FR 15559), entitled ``Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Establishment of the Multi-State Plan Program for the Affordable Insurance Exchanges.''
Commission Policies and Procedures Under the Communications Act, Foreign Investment in Broadcast Licensees
Document Number: 2013-29698
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This Declaratory Ruling is intended to remove apparent uncertainty regarding Commission policies and procedures in reviewing broadcast applications for transfer of control, or requests for declaratory ruling, that seek greater than 25 percent indirect foreign ownership in the controlling U.S. parents of broadcast licensees pursuant to the Communications Act of 1934. The ruling clarifies that the Commission intends to evaluate any applications or proposed transactions that would exceed the statutory 25 percent benchmark on a case-by-case basis. The Declaratory Ruling responds to a request from a broad coalition of interested parties, including broadcasters, public interest groups and the financial sector, that the Commission clarify that it intends to exercise its statutory discretion to conduct a substantive, facts and circumstances evaluation of proposals seeking above-the-benchmark foreign investment.
Guidance for Industry on New Animal Drugs and New Animal Drug Combination Products Administered in or on Medicated Feed or Drinking Water of Food-Producing Animals: Recommendations for Drug Sponsors for Voluntarily Aligning Product Use Conditions With Guidance for Industry #209; Availability
Document Number: 2013-29697
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a guidance for industry 213 entitled ``New Animal Drugs and New Animal Drug Combination Products Administered in or on Medicated Feed or Drinking Water of Food-Producing Animals: Recommendations for Drug Sponsors for Voluntarily Aligning Product Use Conditions With Guidance for Industry 209.'' The purpose of this document is to provide information to sponsors of certain antimicrobial new animal drug products who are interested in revising conditions of use for those products consistent with FDA's Guidance for Industry (GFI) 209, ``The Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing Animals,'' and to set timelines for stakeholders wishing to comply voluntarily with this guidance.
Veterinary Feed Directive
Document Number: 2013-29696
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing to amend its animal drug regulations regarding veterinary feed directive (VFD) drugs. FDA's VFD regulation, which became effective on January 8, 2001, established requirements relating to the distribution and use of VFD drugs and animal feeds containing such drugs. This proposed amendment is intended to improve the efficiency of FDA's VFD program.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2013-29695
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Miscellaneous Corrections; Corrections
Document Number: 2013-29694
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published a final rule in the Federal Register on June 7, 2013, to make miscellaneous corrections to its regulations. The final rule contained minor errors in grammar, punctuation, and referencing. This document corrects the final rule by amending the sections that contain these errors.
Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire From Mexico: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2013-29693
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') preliminarily determines that prestressed concrete steel rail tie wire (``PC tie wire'') from Mexico is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The period of investigation (``POI'') is April 1, 2012, through March 31, 2013. The estimated weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. The final determination will be issued 135 days after publication of this preliminary determination in the Federal Register.
Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire From Thailand: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Not Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2013-29692
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') preliminarily determines that prestressed concrete steel rail tire wire (``PC tie wire'') from Thailand is not being, or likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The period of investigation (``POI'') is April 1, 2012, through March 31, 2013. The estimated weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. The final determination will be issued 135 days after publication of this preliminary determination in the Federal Register.
Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2013-29690
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') preliminarily determines that prestressed concrete steel rail tie wire (``PC tie wire'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The period of investigation (``POI'') is October 1, 2012, through March 31, 2013. The weighted-average dumping margins are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. The final determination will be issued 135 days after the publication date of this preliminary determination in the Federal Register.
Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From Mexico: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2013-29689
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: General Aviation and Air Taxi Activity and Avionics Survey
Document Number: 2013-29688
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. Respondents to this survey are owners of general aviation aircraft. This information is used by FAA, NTSB, and other government agencies, the aviation industry, and others for safety assessment, planning, forecasting, cost/benefit analysis, and to target areas for research.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Advanced Qualification Program (AQP)
Document Number: 2013-29687
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The Advanced Qualification Program uses data driven quality control processes for validating and maintaining the effectiveness of air carrier training program curriculum content.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a New Approval of Information Collection: Information Regarding Ferry Flights in On-Demand Operations
Document Number: 2013-29686
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a new information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 30, 2013, vol. 78, no. 169, pages 53817-53818. The collection involves an assessment of the number of ferry flights typically conducted by on-demand air carriers and the costs associated with those flights. The information to be collected will be used to conduct a benefit cost analysis in connection with rulemaking as required by Congress.
Special Conditions: Bombardier Inc., Models BD-500-1A10 and BD-500-1A11 Series Airplanes; Electronic Flight Control System: Control Surface Awareness and Mode Annunciation
Document Number: 2013-29685
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes special conditions for the Bombardier Inc. Models BD-500-1A10 and BD-500-1A11 series airplanes. These airplanes will have a novel or unusual design feature associated with control surface awareness and mode annunciation of the electronic flight control system. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for this design feature. These proposed special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.
Special Conditions: Cessna Model 750 Series Airplanes; Aircraft Electronic System Security Protection From Unauthorized External Access
Document Number: 2013-29684
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
These special conditions are issued for the Cessna Model 750 Series airplanes. These airplanes will have a novel or unusual design feature associated with the architecture and connectivity capabilities of the airplanes' computer systems and networks. Connectivity to, or access by, external systems and networks may result in security vulnerabilities to the airplanes' systems.
Special Conditions: Cessna Model 750 Series Airplanes; Aircraft Electronic System Security Isolation or Protection From Internal Access
Document Number: 2013-29683
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
These special conditions are issued for the Cessna Model 750 series airplanes. These airplanes will have novel or unusual design features associated with connectivity of the passenger service computer systems to the airplane critical systems and data networks.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Reservation
Document Number: 2013-29681
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Oak Ridge Reservation. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico
Document Number: 2013-29680
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a combined meeting of the Environmental Monitoring and Remediation Committee and Waste Management Committee of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Northern New Mexico (known locally as the Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board [NNMCAB]). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
License Renewal Application for Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, Unit 1
Document Number: 2013-29676
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment a draft, plant-specific, supplement 50 to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, NUREG-1437, regarding the renewal of operating license NPF-29 for an additional 20 years of operation for Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, Unit 1 (GGNS). The GGNS is located in Claiborne County, Mississippi. Possible alternatives to the proposed action (license renewal) include no action and reasonable alternative energy sources. The NRC staff plans to hold two public meetings during the public comment period to present an overview of the draft plant-specific supplement to the GEIS and to accept public comments on the document.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29675
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on a currently approved information collection that is due for extension approval by the Office of Management and Budget. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Office within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Commercial Property and Casualty Insurers Submission for Federal Share Compensation Requirements set forth in 31 CFR part 50, subpart F (Sec. 50.50-50.54).
National Estuarine Research Reserve System
Document Number: 2013-29673
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that the Estuarine Reserves Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce approves the Wells, Maine National Estuarine Research Reserve Management Plan revision. The revised management plan outlines the administrative structure; the research, education, training, and stewardship goals of the reserve; and the plans for future land acquisition and facility development to support reserve operations. The Wells Reserve Management Plan revision will replace the plan approved in 2007. The Wells, Maine National Estuarine Research Reserve takes an integrated approach to management, linking research, education, training and stewardship functions to address high priority issues including the impact of climate change of coastal ecosystems and communities, development pressures, population growth, land-use change, habitat fragmentation, and water quality degradation. Since the last management plan, the reserve implemented its core programs and expanded its monitoring infrastructure to include capabilities for understanding climate impacts; enhanced its facilities, including new Visitor Center exhibits and interpretive trail signs; constructed an environmental chamber for year-round research; and furthered land conservation in the reserve's targeted watersheds. The revised management plan will serve as the guiding document for the 2,250 acre Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve for the next five years. The Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve Management Plan revision can be viewed at www.wellsreserve.org. Comments can be provided to Paul Dest, Reserve Director at dest@wellsnerr.org.
Notice of Realty Action; Notice of Segregation and Proposed (Non-Competitive) Direct Sale of Public Land, Sweetwater County, WY
Document Number: 2013-29672
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is considering a parcel of public land totaling 60 acres adjacent to the Jim Bridger Power Plant landfill and located approximately 30 miles east of Rock Springs, Wyoming in Sweetwater County for a direct sale to PacifiCorp under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, for not less than the appraised fair market value (FMV).
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Lease and Conveyance of Public Land, Doña Ana County, NM
Document Number: 2013-29671
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined approximately 346.59 acres of public land in Do[ntilde]a Ana County, New Mexico, and found them suitable for classification for lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended. The City of Las Cruces proposes to use the land for a public safety complex and recreation park center.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29668
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Section 3504 Agent Employment Tax Liability
Document Number: 2013-29664
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to agents authorized by the Secretary under section 3504 of the Internal Revenue Code to perform acts required of employers who are home care service recipients. The final regulations affect employers and their designated agents who pay wages for home care services, which are subject to taxes under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act. The final regulations also modify the existing regulations under section 3504 to be consistent with the organizational structure of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and to update the citation to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29663
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
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 the collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, CNCS is soliciting comments on its proposed revised enrollment and exit forms entitled National Service Trust Enrollment Form and National Service Trust Exit Form. The Enrollment Form and Exit Forms are used by AmeriCorps members and program staff to enroll in the National Service Trust and to document the completion of AmeriCorps member's term of service. AmeriCorps requires these forms in order for members to receive a Segal Education Award. Copies of the forms can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Information Collection Request; Submission for OMB Review
Document Number: 2013-29661
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations for Fayette County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions)
Document Number: 2013-29660
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-12
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 Fayette County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions).
Pennsylvania; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-29659
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (FEMA-4149-DR), dated October 1, 2013, and related determinations.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2013-29658
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date. Also, information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's Community Status Book (CSB). The CSB is available at http:// www.fema.gov/fema/csb.shtm.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29656
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29655
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Request for the Site Inspection, Landowners Authorization/Ingress/Egress Agreement.
Document Number: 2013-29654
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29653
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Effectiveness of a Community's Implementation of the NFIP Community Assistance Program CAC and CAV Reports
Document Number: 2013-29652
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29626
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of Commerce
Minnesota Life Insurance Company, et al.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2013-29625
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Summary of Application: Applicants seek an order amending an existing order pursuant to Section 6(c) of the 1940 Act, exempting them from the provisions of Sections 2(a)(32) and 27(i)(2)(A) of the 1940 Act and rule 22c-1 under the Act to the extent necessary to permit Applicants, under specified circumstances, to recapture certain bonuses (``Credit Enhancements'') applied to cumulative net purchase payments under certain deferred variable annuity contracts issued by the Insurance Company.