December 17, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2013-12-17-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2013-12-17
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2013-30090
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Cancer (Malignant Neoplastic Diseases)
Document Number: 2013-30088
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We propose to revise the criteria in parts A and B of the Listing of Impairments (listings) that we use to evaluate cases involving cancer (malignant neoplastic diseases) in adults and children under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act (Act). These proposed revisions reflect our adjudicative experience, advances in medical knowledge, and recommendations from medical experts we consulted, as well as public comments we received on methods of evaluating cancer.
Makism3D Corp.; Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2013-30068
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2013-30058
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-30053
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-30052
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Ovine Meat From Uruguay
Document Number: 2013-30022
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations for the importation of ovine meat from Uruguay into the United States.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel TUESDAY'S CHILD; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30019
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel CHA-SON; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30017
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Llano Seco Riparian Sanctuary Unit Restoration and Pumping Plant/Fish Screen Facility Protection Project, CA; Record of Decision
Document Number: 2013-30016
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), announce that the record of decision (ROD) for the Llano Seco Riparian Sanctuary Unit Restoration and Princeton, Codora, Glenn & Provident Irrigation Districts (PCGID-PID) Pumping Plan/Fish Screen Facility Protection Project is now available. The ROD includes a statement of the decisions made, the basis for the decisions, a description of the alternative considered, a description of the environmentally preferable alternative, an overview of the measures to minimize environmental impacts, and a summary of public involvement in the decision-making process.
Request for Information To Gather Technical Expertise Pertaining to Data Elements, Metrics, Data Collection, Weighting, Scoring, and Presentation of a Postsecondary Institution Ratings System
Document Number: 2013-30011
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Education
To assist the Department of Education (Department) in its efforts to develop a Postsecondary Institution Ratings System (PIRS), the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) invites the submission of information about data elements, metrics, methods of data collection, methods of weighting or scoring, and presentation frameworks for a PIRS for assessing the performance of institutions of higher education (IHEs) and advancing institutional accountability while also enhancing consumer access to useful information.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel COSMO; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30006
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel SALISH SEA-KR; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30005
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Social Media: Consumer Compliance Risk Management Guidance
Document Number: 2013-30004
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), on behalf of its members, is issuing this final supervisory guidance entitled ``Social Media: Consumer Compliance Risk Management Guidance'' (Guidance). The Guidance is being published after consideration of comments received from the public. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC); the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board); the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA); and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) (collectively, the Agencies) will use it as supervisory guidance for the institutions that they supervise, and the State Liaison Committee (SLC) of the FFIEC encourages state regulators to adopt the Guidance. Accordingly, financial institutions are expected to use the Guidance in their efforts to ensure that their policies and procedures provide oversight and controls commensurate with the risks posed by their involvement with social media.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel JAGUAR; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30003
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel VALKYRIE; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30002
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel KNIGHT HAWK; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30001
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Notice of Proposed Buy America Waiver for the Pad and Rubber Boot of a Concrete Block for a Low Vibration Track System
Document Number: 2013-30000
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), New York City Transit (NYCT), MTA Capital Construction Company, has requested a Buy America waiver for the pad and rubber boot of a concrete block for its Low Vibration Track (LVT) system on the basis of non-availability. MTA intends to install an LVT system as part of its Second Avenue Subway Project. This notice is to inform the public of the waiver request and to seek public comment to inform FTA's decision whether to grant the request.
Reasonable Charges for Medical Care or Services; V3.14, 2014 Calendar Year Update and National Average Administrative Prescription Drug Charge Update
Document Number: 2013-29997
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) notice informs the public of the updated data for calculating the ``Reasonable Charges'' collected or recovered by VA for medical care or services and the updated ``National Average Administrative Costs'' for purposes of calculating VA's charges for prescription drugs that were not administered during treatment but provided or furnished by VA to a veteran for: (1) A nonservice-connected disability for which the veteran is entitled to care or the payment of expenses for care under a health plan contract; (2) a nonservice-connected disability incurred incident to the veteran's employment and covered under a worker's compensation law or plan that provides reimbursement or indemnification for such care and services; or (3) a nonservice-connected disability incurred as a result of a motor vehicle accident in a state that requires automobile accident reparations insurance. The charge tables and supplemental tables that are applicable to this notice can be viewed on the Veterans Health Administration Chief Business Office's Internet Web site http://www1.va.gov/CBO/apps/rates/index.asp. These changes are effective January 1, 2014.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel VICTORIA; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-29996
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the People's Republic of China: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2013-29995
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that imports of unfinished polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) are circumventing the antidumping duty order on PRCBs from the PRC.\1\
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Final No Shipments Determination of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-29994
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 24, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the Preliminary Results of the 2011-2012 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cut-to- length carbon steel plate (``CTL plate'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ The period of review (``POR'') is November 1, 2011, through October 31, 2012. This review covers three PRC companies: Hunan Valin Xiangtan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (``Hunan Valin''), Shanghai Pudong Iron and Steel Co. (``Shanghai Pudong''), and the company grouping Bao/Baoshan Iron and Steel Corp., Baoshan International Trade Corp. and Bao Steel Metals Trading Corp. (``Baosteel''). The Department gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results, but no comments were received. In these final results of review, we continue to find that Hunan Valin did not have any reviewable transactions during the POR, and that Baosteel and Shanghai Pudong did not establish their eligibility for separate rate status and, thus, are part of the PRC-wide entity.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel ZEPHYRUS; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-29992
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29991
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
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.
BMW of North America, LLC, Grant of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2013-29990
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
BMW North America, LLC,\1\ a subsidiary of BMW AG (collectively referred to as BMW),\2\ has determined that certain model year (MY) 2012 BMW X3 SAV multipurpose passenger vehicles (MPV) manufactured between April 1, 2011 and March 14, 2012, do not fully comply with paragraph S4.3.3 of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110, Tire selection and rims and motor home/recreation vehicle trailer load carrying capacity information for motor vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or less. BMW has filed an appropriate report dated March 28, 2012, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel MAGICK EXPRESS; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-29989
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Special Conditions: Airbus, Model A350-900 Series Airplane; Control Surface Awareness and Mode Annunciation
Document Number: 2013-29988
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes special conditions for the Airbus Model A350-900 series airplanes. These airplanes will have a novel or unusual design feature(s) associated with control surface awareness and mode annunciation provided by 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: Airbus, Model A350-900 Series Airplane; Isolation or Protection of the Aircraft Electronic System Security From Unauthorized Internal Access
Document Number: 2013-29986
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes special conditions for Airbus Model A350- 900 series airplanes. These airplanes will have a novel or unusual design feature associated with aircraft electronic system security protection or isolation from unauthorized internal access. 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: Airbus, Model A350-900 Series Airplane; Electronic System Security Protection From Unauthorized External Access
Document Number: 2013-29985
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes special conditions for Airbus Model A350- 900 series airplanes. These airplanes will have a novel or unusual design feature associated with electronic system security protection from unauthorized external access. 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.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Dam Safety Modification Study Report for the Cherry Creek Project, Arapahoe County, Colorado
Document Number: 2013-29984
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District (Corps) intends to prepare a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the federal action to remediate dam safety concerns at Cherry Creek Dam. The dam safety concerns are primarily related to a hydrologic deficiency resulting from an extreme precipitation event and the large population that could be affected by such an event. Cherry Creek Dam and Lake is located on Cherry Creek, 11.4 miles upstream of its confluence with the South Platte River, in Aurora, Colorado (southeast Denver metropolitan area). The remediation actions will be identified through a Dam Safety Modification Study (DSMS) being conducted in accordance with Corps policy as described in Engineering Regulation 1110-2-1156 ``Safety of DamsPolicy and Procedures.''
Underground Injection Control Program; Hazardous Waste Injection Restrictions; Petition for Exemption-Class I Hazardous Waste Injection; Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC Uncle Sam, LA
Document Number: 2013-29983
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Notice is hereby given that an exemption to the land disposal Restrictions, under the 1984 Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, has been granted to Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC for two Class I injection wells located at Uncle Sam, LA. The company has adequately demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Environmental Protection Agency by the petition application and supporting documentation that, to a reasonable degree of certainty, there will be no migration of hazardous constituents from the injection zone for as long as the waste remains hazardous. This final decision allows the underground injection by Mosaic, of the specific restricted hazardous wastes identified in this exemption, into Class I hazardous waste injection wells WDW-1 and WDW-2 for 57 years from the date of the petition approval, unless EPA moves to terminate this exemption. Additional conditions included in this final decision may be reviewed by contacting the Region 6 Ground Water/UIC Section. A public notice was issued September 24, 2013. The public comment period closed on November 26, 2013. No comments were received. This decision constitutes final Agency action and there is no Administrative appeal. This decision may be reviewed/appealed in compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act.
Alaska Native Claims Selections
Document Number: 2013-29982
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision to Koniag, Inc. The decision will approve conveyance of only the surface estate in certain lands pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq.). The lands are located on Kodiak Island, Alaska, and aggregate 45.57 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published once a week for four consecutive weeks in the Anchorage Daily News.
Notice of Cancellation of Environmental Impact Statement for the Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, Virginia
Document Number: 2013-29981
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that it has discontinued preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed construction of new Runway 5R/23L and associated development at Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, Virginia. The FAA's discontinued preparation of the EIS is based upon the length of time that has elapsed since the issuance of the Notice of Intent (NOI) in 2001 for the project and the need to consider results from additional planning efforts completed by the Norfolk Airport Authority (NAA), the owner and operator of the airport. The additional planning effort by NAA has modified the project purpose and need and refined various project elements, including the need to relocate the Very High Frequency Omni-directional Range/Tactical Air Navigation (VORTAC) facility. As a result of the additional planning studies, refinements to the project scope, and the time elapsed; the FAA has decided to discontinue the EIS as proposed in the NOI from 2001.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-29979
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. The Federal Register notice with a 60- day public comment period soliciting comments on this information collection was published on October 2, 2013. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2013-29978
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt 26 individuals from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). They are unable to meet the vision requirement in one eye for various reasons. The exemptions will enable these individuals to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce without meeting the prescribed vision requirement in one eye. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemptions will provide a level of safety that is equivalent to or greater than the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these CMV drivers.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2013-29975
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing requesting an amendment to Priority Mail Contract 29. This notice informs the public of the filings, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2013-29973
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing requesting an amendment to Parcel Select Contract 6. This notice informs the public of filings, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended
Document Number: 2013-29969
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, hereinto referred to as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau), gives notice of the establishment of a revised Privacy Act System of Records.
Notice of Invitation-Coal Exploration License Application MTM 106757, Montana
Document Number: 2013-29965
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Members of the public are hereby invited to participate with Signal Peak Energy, LLC on a pro rata cost sharing basis in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in Yellowstone and Musselshell Counties, Montana, encompassing 2,039.64 acres.
Notice of Intent To Extend the Public Scoping Period for the Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas Resource Management Plan and Call for Coal Information
Document Number: 2013-29964
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is extending the scoping period for the Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas planning area, which was originally initiated on July 26, 2013 (78 FR 45266). The purpose of the ongoing scoping process is to solicit public comments and identify issues. The BLM is also soliciting resource information for coal and other resources in the planning area.
Hours of Service of Drivers: Application for Exemption; David Muresan
Document Number: 2013-29959
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces that David Muresan has applied for an exemption from the Agency's hours of service (HOS) rules. Mr. Muresan is a long-haul truck driver who teams with a second driver in operating a sleeper berth-equipped vehicle. Mr. Muresan believes that the Agency's HOS rules do not properly consider the unique nature of team operations. Mr. Muresan proposes that he and his co-driver be permitted to operate under HOS rules that he has designed. He believes that his commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operations under the substitute HOS rules are likely to achieve a level of safety equivalent to or greater than the level of safety that would be obtained in the absence of the exemption.
Proposed Enhancements to the Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) Public Web Site
Document Number: 2013-29958
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA extends the comment period for its November 5, 2013, notice requesting public comments on proposed enhancements to the display of information on the Agency's Safety Measurement System (SMS) public Web site. On December 6, 2013, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) formally requested that the Agency extend the comment period by 30 days. The Agency extends the deadline for comment from January 6 to January 21, 2014.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2013-29957
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt 37 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.
Thomas Neuschatz, M.D.; Decision and Order
Document Number: 2013-29956
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2013-29953
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
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.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2013-29952
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its denial of 59 applications from individuals who requested an exemption from the Federal vision standard applicable to interstate truck and bus drivers and the reasons for the denials. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemptions does not provide a level of safety that will be equivalent to, or greater than, the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2013-29951
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt 29 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.