December 20, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2013-12-20-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2013-12-20
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Photovoltaic Devices (DFARS Case 2014-D006)
Document Number: 2013-30496
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to clarify rules of origin under trade agreements for photovoltaic devices to be utilized under covered DoD contracts, as required by a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011.
Golden Elephant Glass Technology, Inc., and Pacific Alliance Corp.; Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2013-30473
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse With Special Rule and Designation of Critical Habitat
Document Number: 2013-30433
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
On October 28, 2013, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announced a proposal to list the bi-State distinct population segment (DPS) of greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended, with a special rule, and to designate critical habitat. We announce the extension of the comment periods for our October 28, 2013, proposed rules to ensure the public has sufficient time to comment on these proposals, which involve many stakeholders. The Service seeks data and comments from the public on the October 28, 2013, proposed listing rule and proposed critical habitat rule for the bi-State DPS of greater sage-grouse.
Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: 2011 Renewable Fuel Standards-Petition for International Aggregate Compliance Approach
Document Number: 2013-30428
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ``Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: 2011 Renewable Fuel StandardsPetition for International Aggregate Compliance Approach'' (EPA ICR No. 2398.03, OMB Control No. 2060-0655 to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through February 28, 2014. An Agency 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 Request; Comment Request; Motor Vehicle Emissions: Revisions to Certification of Alternative Fuels Conversions
Document Number: 2013-30427
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ``Motor Vehicle Emissions: Revisions to Certification of Alternative Fuels Conversions'' (EPA ICR No. 0783.64, OMB Control No. 2060-0104) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through May 31, 2014. An Agency 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 Modification of a General NPDES Permit for Small Suction Dredging-Permit Number IDG-37-0000
Document Number: 2013-30425
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA proposes to modify a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for placer mining operations in Idaho using small suction dredges (intake nozzle size of 5 inches in diameter or less and with equipment rated at 15 horsepower or less). When the 2013 GP was issued, the language of the GP contained a discrepancy with the total maximum daily load (TMDL) that was issued for Mores Creek. The GP did not include any reference to the tributaries of Mores, Elk or Grimes creeks that were included in the loading allocations of the TMDL. This modification proposes to rectify that discrepancy by including a reference to the tributaries within the GP requirements for Mores, Grimes and Elk creeks and listing the tributaries in Appendix F to the GP. Other parts of the GP are not open for public comment at this time.
Cross-Media Electronic Reporting: Authorized Program Revision Approval, State of New York
Document Number: 2013-30418
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces EPA's approval of the State of New York's request to modify its State Operating Permit Programs EPA- authorized program to allow electronic reporting.
National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations Meeting
Document Number: 2013-30417
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations plans to meet on the following dates
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-30392
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to renew an information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on August 1, 2013. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
California Disaster #CA-00214
Document Number: 2013-30390
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of California (FEMA- 4158-DR), dated 12/13/2013. Incident: Rim Fire. Incident Period: 08/17/2013 through 10/24/2013. Effective Date: 12/13/2013. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 02/11/2014. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 09/15/2014.
Data Collection Available for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30389
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Small Business Administration (SBA) intends to request approval, from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of information described below. The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35 requires federal agencies to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information before submission to OMB, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice complies with that requirement.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel IRIEMYSTIC; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30384
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
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: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-30383
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to renew an information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on August 1, 2013. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel FIDELITY; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30381
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
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: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-30379
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
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 a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel AFFAIR; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30378
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
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 BLUE; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30376
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
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.
Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board (ELAB) Meeting Dates and Agenda
Document Number: 2013-30374
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board (ELAB), as previously announced, holds teleconference meetings the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. ET and two face-to-face meetings each calendar year. For 2014, teleconference only meetings will be February 19, 2014; March 19, 2014; April 16, 2014; May 21, 2014; June 18, 2014; July 16, 2014; September 17, 2014; October 15, 2014; November 19, 2014; and December 17, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET to discuss the ideas and views presented at the previous ELAB meetings, as well as new business. Items to be discussed by ELAB over these coming meetings include: (1) Issues in continuing the expansion of national environmental accreditation; (2) ELAB support to the Agency on issues relating to measurement and monitoring for all programs; and (3) follow-up on some of ELAB's past recommendations and issues. In addition to these teleconferences, ELAB will be hosting their two face- to-face meetings with teleconference line also available on January 27, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Louisville in Louisville, KY at 8:00 a.m. (CT) and on August 4, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC at 8:00 a.m. (ET). Written comments on laboratory accreditation issues and/or environmental monitoring or measurement issues are encouraged and should be sent to Ms. Lara P. Phelps, DFO, US EPA (E243-05), 109 T. W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 or emailed to phelps.lara@epa.gov. Members of the public are invited to listen to the teleconference calls, and time permitting, will be allowed to comment on issues discussed during this and previous ELAB meetings. Those persons interested in attending should call Lara P. Phelps at (919) 541-5544 to obtain teleconference information. For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Lara P. Phelps at the number above. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Lara P. Phelps, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.
Proposed Disposal of George H.W. Bush and Clinton Administration Electronic Backup Tapes
Document Number: 2013-30371
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is issuing this final notice to dispose of a collection of disaster recovery backup tapes from the George H.W. Bush and Clinton administrations under the provisions of 44 U.S.C. 2203(f)(3). The notice of proposed disposal of this collection of disaster recovery backup tapes was published in the Federal Register on June 28, 2013 (78 FR 125, p. 39016), and contains a detailed description of this issue. NARA received no comments on the proposed notice, and is therefore proceeding with this notice of final agency action.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel MICJAY; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-30368
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
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 Availability for Exclusive, Non-Exclusive, or Partially-Exclusive Licensing of an Invention Concerning Antibody-Dependent Cellular Cytoxicity (ADCC)-Mediating Antibodies
Document Number: 2013-30367
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
Announcement is made of the availability for licensing of the invention set forth in U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 61/762,543, entitled ``Antibody-Dependent Cellular Cytoxicity (ADCC)- Mediating Antibodies,'' filed on February 8, 2013. The United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Army, has rights to this invention.
Announcement of Funding Awards for Fiscal Year 2013 for the Housing Choice Voucher Program
Document Number: 2013-30362
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this document notifies the public of funding awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 to public housing agencies (PHAs) under the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP). The purpose of this notice is to publish the names, addresses, and amount of the awards to PHAs for non-competitive funding awards for housing conversion actions, public housing relocations and replacements, moderate rehabilitation replacements, and HOPE VI voucher awards.
Agency Requests for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection(s): War Risk Insurance, Applications and Related Information
Document Number: 2013-30361
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Transportation
The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The information to be collected is necessary to determine the eligibility of the applicant and the vessel(s) for participation in the war risk insurance program. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13.
Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-30360
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on September 11, 2013 [55774, Vol. 78, No. 17] and comments were due by November 12, 2013. No comments were received.
Notice of Availability for Exclusive, Non-Exclusive, or Partially-Exclusive Licensing of an Invention Concerning Preoperative Recommendations Engine
Document Number: 2013-30359
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
Announcement is made of the availability for licensing of the invention set forth in U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 61/849,910, entitled ``Preoperative Recommendations Engine,'' filed on January 14, 2013. The United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Army, has rights to this invention.
Overseas Schools Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-30358
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Availability for Exclusive, Non-Exclusive, or Partially-Exclusive Licensing of an Invention Concerning Therapeutic Peptides That Inhibit Rift Valley Fever Virus, Ebola Virus, Andes Virus and Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Infectivity, Compositions and Methods
Document Number: 2013-30357
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
Announcement is made of the availability for licensing of the invention set forth in U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 61/733,966, entitled ``Therapeutic Peptides that Inhibit Rift Valley Fever Virus, Ebola Virus, Andes Virus and Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Infectivity, Compositions and Methods,'' filed on December 6, 2012. The United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Army, has rights to this invention.
Surplus Property Notice at a Military Installation Designated for Disposal: Pueblo Chemical Depot, Colorado
Document Number: 2013-30351
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
This notice provides information regarding the property that have been determined surplus to the United States needs in accordance with the Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Closure and Realignment Act, Public Law 100-526, as amended, and the 1988 Base Closure and Realignment Commission Report, as approved, and following screening with Federal agencies and Department of Defense components.
Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2013-30350
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 1, 2013, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') initiated a sunset review of the countervailing duty order on certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires (OTR Tires) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The Department finds that revocation of this countervailing duty order (CVD) would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of net countervailable subsidies at the rates in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2013-30349
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Mandipropamid; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2013-30348
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances in or on multiple commodities and removes several established tolerances for residues of mandipropamid, which are identified and discussed later in this document. Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4) requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Intent To Prepare a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Middle Mississippi River Regulating Works Project, Missouri and Illinois
Document Number: 2013-30347
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) intends to prepare a draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for the Middle Mississippi River Regulating Works Project. This project is the means by which USACE provides a safe and dependable 9-foot navigation channel on the Middle Mississippi River. The Middle Mississippi River is defined as that portion of the Mississippi River that lies between the confluences of the Ohio and Missouri rivers. The original environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Project was finalized in 1976. USACE has determined that there is sufficient significant new information regarding the potential impacts of the project on the human environment to warrant the preparation of a supplemental environmental impact statement.
Adjustment of Determination of Compulsory License Rates for Mechanical and Digital Phonorecords
Document Number: 2013-30346
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are making a technical amendment to the regulations regarding the rates and terms for the section 115 statutory license for the use of musical works in physical phonorecord deliveries, permanent digital downloads, ringtones, interactive streaming, limited downloads, limited offerings, mixed service bundles, music bundles, paid locker services, and purchased content locker services. The technical amendment corrects a clerical error regarding an accounting provision in the final rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document, Form I-102; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2013-30344
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on September 12, 2013, at 78 FR 56240, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did receive one comment in connection with the 60-day notice.
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public Meetings
Document Number: 2013-30343
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a series of recreational angler participation sessions around the Gulf coast.
Submission of Information Collection for OMB Review; Comment Request; Termination of Single-Employer Plans, Missing Participants
Document Number: 2013-30341
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is requesting that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), under the Paperwork Reduction Act, extend approval, with modifications, of a collection of information in its regulations on Termination of Single Employer Plans and Missing Participants, and implementing forms and instructions (OMB control number 1212-0036, expires December 31, 2013). This notice informs the public of PBGC's request and solicits public comment on the collection of information.
United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
Document Number: 2013-30340
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 25, 2013, the Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration published a notice in the Federal Register (78 FR 70275) soliciting applications for membership on the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board). The November 25, 2013 notice provided that all applications must be received by the Office of Advisory Committees of the Department of Commerce by close of business on December 18, 2013. This notice extends the deadline for application for membership on the Board through close of business on January 17, 2014. The eligibility and evaluation criteria contained in the November 25, 2013 notice shall continue to apply.
Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Tucumcari, NM
Document Number: 2013-30339
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E airspace at the Tucumcari VHF Omni-Directional Radio Range Tactical Air Navigation Aid (VORTAC), Tucumcari, NM, to facilitate vectoring of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) aircraft under control of Albuquerque Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC). The FAA is proposing this action to enhance the safety and management of aircraft operations within the National Airspace System.
Diamond Sawblades and Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-30338
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on diamond sawblades and parts thereof (diamond sawblades) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2011, through October 31, 2012. The Department has preliminarily determined that certain companies covered by this review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-30337
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2013-30335
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning a contract with Canada for the delivery of inbound Expedited Parcels USA and Express Mail Services (EMS). This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-30334
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-30333
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to renew an information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on August 1, 2013. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Percentage Rates of Covered Aviation Employees for the Period of January 1, 2014, Through December 31, 2014
Document Number: 2013-30332
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA has determined that the minimum random drug and alcohol testing percentage rates for the period January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014, will remain at 25 percent of safety- sensitive employees for random drug testing and 10 percent of safety- sensitive employees for random alcohol testing.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Form FNS-648, WIC Local Agency Directory Report
Document Number: 2013-30331
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Food and Nutrition Service's (FNS) intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Local Agency Directory Report which lists the names and addresses of all WIC local agencies.
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board; Membership
Document Number: 2013-30330
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Notice is hereby given of the membership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Performance Review Board for 2013.
Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2013-30328
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor