December 17, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2013-29950
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt 15 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.
Adoption of Recommendations and Statement Regarding Administrative Practice and Procedure
Document Number: 2013-29949
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Administrative Conference of the United States
The Administrative Conference of the United States adopted three recommendations at its Fifty-Ninth Plenary Session. The appended recommendations address the use of social media to support agency rulemaking activities, provide guidance to courts and agencies in connection with the judicial remedy of remanding an agency action without vacating that action, and offer best practices to facilitate cross-agency collaboration under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) Modernization Act of 2010. The Conference also adopted one formal statement at the Plenary Session on improving the timeliness of regulatory review by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-29945
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29944
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
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.
Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2013-29943
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of lands described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management California State Office, Sacramento, California, thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication.
Special Conditions: Airbus, Model A350-900 Series Airplane; Flight Envelope Protection: Normal Load Factor (g) Limiting
Document Number: 2013-29941
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(s) associated with a flight control system that prevents the pilot from inadvertently or intentionally exceeding the positive or negative airplane limit load factor. 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.
Application for Renewal of Special Nuclear Material License SNM-2014 From Tennessee Valley Authority for Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Unit 2, Spring City, Tennessee
Document Number: 2013-29940
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering the renewal of Special Nuclear Material (SNM) License SNM-2014, issued in June 2011 and held by Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), to authorize the continued receipt, possession, inspection, and storage of Special Nuclear Material SNM in the form of fresh fuel assemblies at TVA's Watts Bar site in Spring City, TN.
Special Conditions: Airbus, Model A350-900 Series Airplane; Side Stick Controller
Document Number: 2013-29939
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 associated with side stick controllers which require limited pilot force because they are operated by only one hand. 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.
Rescission of Quarterly Financial Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2013-29936
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA eliminates the quarterly financial reporting requirements for certain for-hire motor carriers of property (Form QFR) and for-hire motor carriers of passengers (Form MP-1). This paperwork burden is removed without an adverse impact on safety or the Agency's ability to maintain effective commercial regulatory oversight over the for-hire trucking and passenger-carrying industries. The annual reporting requirements remain.
Request for Information on Strategies To Accelerate the Testing and Adoption of Pay for Success (PFS) Financing Models
Document Number: 2013-29935
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury is reopening the comment period on its request for information on Strategies to Accelerate the Testing and Adoption of Pay for Success (PFS) Financing Models. The President's FY 2014 budget included a request for a $300 million one-time mandatory appropriation for a new Incentive Fund to help state and local governments implement PFS programs. In order to inform the Administration's development of this legislative initiative, the request for information (RFI) seeks information on options for financing models and the most promising programmatic areas \1\ that could be served by the Incentive Fund. Treasury is reopening the comment period until December 20, 2013 to provide additional opportunity to comment.
Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals
Document Number: 2013-29934
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA publishes a monthly notice, as appropriate, of PFC approvals and disapprovals under the provisions of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and Part 158 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 158). This notice is published pursuant to paragraph d of Sec. 158.29.
Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-29933
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2013-29930
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2013-29929
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2013-29928
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals
Document Number: 2013-29927
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA publishes a monthly notice, as appropriate, of PFC approvals and disapprovals under the provisions of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and Part 158 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR Part 158). This notice is published pursuant to paragraph d of Sec. 158.29.
Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals
Document Number: 2013-29926
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA publishes a monthly notice, as appropriate, of PFC approvals and disapprovals under the provisions of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and Part 158 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 158). This notice is published pursuant to paragraph d of Sec. 158.29.
Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals
Document Number: 2013-29925
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA publishes a monthly notice, as appropriate, of PFC approvals and disapprovals under the provisions of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and Part 158 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR Part 158). This notice is published pursuant to paragraph d of Sec. 158.29.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Greenland Turbot in the Bering Sea Subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2013-29924
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Greenland turbot in the Bering Sea subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2013 Greenland turbot initial total allowable catch (ITAC) in the Bering Sea subarea of the BSAI.
Proposed Information Collection; Survey of Residents' Attitudes on Jaguar Conservation
Document Number: 2013-29923
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Proposed Information Collection; Survey of Rancher Knowledge and Attitudes About Jaguar Habitat Conservation in Southern Arizona
Document Number: 2013-29922
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Proposed Information Collection; Federal Fish and Wildlife Permit Applications and Reports-Management Authority
Document Number: 2013-29921
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. This IC is scheduled to expire on February 28, 2014. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Federal Fish and Wildlife Permit Applications and Reports-Native Endangered and Threatened Species
Document Number: 2013-29920
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This information collection is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2013. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Opportunity for Co-Sponsorship of the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Fitness Awards Program
Document Number: 2013-29919
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition (PCFSN) announces the opportunity for non-federal public and private sector entities to co-sponsor and administer a series of financially self-sustaining activities related to the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Fitness Awards Program (President's Challenge). Potential co-sponsors must have a demonstrated interest in and be capable of managing the day-to-day operations associated with the program and be willing to participate substantively in the co-sponsored activity.
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Maximizing January 1, 2014 Coverage Opportunities
Document Number: 2013-29918
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
This interim final rule amends the date by which a qualified individual must select a qualified health plan (QHP) through any Exchange for an effective coverage date of January 1, 2014. This rule generally allows consumers to select a QHP until December 23, 2013, which is a change from the previously stated regulatory date of December 15, 2013, but permits State Exchanges to select a different date. It also establishes a related policy regarding the date by which a consumer needs to pay any applicable initial premium to ensure timely effectuation of coverage. This rule pertains to the individual market and Small Business Health Options Program in both the Federally- facilitated Exchanges and State Exchanges. This rule does not change the plan selection or premium payment dates for coverage offered outside of the Exchanges.
Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-29917
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Several Groundfish Species in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2013-29916
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS apportions amounts of the non-specified reserve to the initial total allowable catch of Bering Sea Greenland turbot and Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Alaska plaice and the total allowable catch of BSAI sculpins and BSAI skates in the BSAI management area. This action is necessary to allow the fisheries to continue operating. It is intended to promote the goals and objectives of the fishery management plan for the BSAI management area.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2013-29915
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2013-29914
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Secondary Service Connection for Diagnosable Illnesses Associated With Traumatic Brain Injury
Document Number: 2013-29911
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amends its adjudication regulations concerning service connection. This final rule acts upon a report of the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine (IOM), Gulf War and Health, Volume 7: Long-Term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury, regarding the association between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and five diagnosable illnesses. This amendment establishes that if a veteran who has a service-connected TBI also has one of these diagnosable illnesses, then that illness will be considered service connected as secondary to the TBI.
National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-29910
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (Council) will meet in Washington, DC The Council is established consistent with Section 9 of the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act, as amended by Title XII, Section 1219 of Public Law No. 101-624, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. II). Additional information concerning the Council can be found by visiting the Council's Web site at: http://www.fs.fed.us/ucf/nucfac.html.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29907
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Panel Member Survey To Develop Indicators of Resilient Coastal Tourism
Document Number: 2013-29905
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29904
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of Commerce
Advisory Opinion Proceeding; Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems and Components Thereof; Institution of an Advisory Opinion Proceeding
Document Number: 2013-29887
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to institute an advisory opinion proceeding in the above-captioned investigation.