December 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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National Medal of Technology and Innovation Call for 2014 Nominations
Document Number: 2013-31019
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office
The Department of Commerce (United States Patent and Trademark Office) is accepting nominations for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI). Since establishment by Congress in the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980, the President of the United States has awarded the annual National Medal of Technology and Innovation (initially known as the National Medal of Technology) to our nation's leading innovators. If you know of a candidate who has made an outstanding contribution to the nation's economic, environmental or social well-being through the promotion of technology, technological innovation, or the development of technological manpower, you may obtain a nomination form from: http://www.uspto.gov/about/nmti/ index.jsp.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Paducah
Document Number: 2013-31018
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Paducah. 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.
Grant of Interim Extension of the Term of U.S. Patent No. 5,496,801; Recombinant Human Parathyroid Hormone
Document Number: 2013-31017
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued an order granting interim extension under 35 U.S.C. 156(d)(5) for a one- year interim extension of the term of U.S. Patent No. 5,496,801.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-31016
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-31015
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
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; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for Grants Under the Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Program
Document Number: 2013-31014
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a reinstatement with change of a previously approved information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and approval; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions
Document Number: 2013-31013
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-31012
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-31010
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announces a meeting of the Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-31007
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility to Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2013-31006
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Pacific Southwest Recreation Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-31005
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Pacific Southwest Recreation Resource Advisory Committee (Recreation RAC) will meet in San Bernardino, California. The Recreation RAC is authorized under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) (Pub. L. 108-447) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92-463). Additional information concerning the Recreation RAC can be found by visiting the Recreation RAC's Web site at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/r5/ recreation/racs.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-31004
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Meeting of the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force
Document Number: 2013-31003
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) announces that the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force (``the Commission'') will take place.
New Jersey; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2013-31001
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for State of New Jersey (FEMA-3354-EM), dated October 28, 2012, and related determinations.
New Jersey; Amendment No. 10 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-31000
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of New Jersey (FEMA-4086-DR), dated October 30, 2012, and related determinations.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Savings and Loan Holding Companies
Document Number: 2013-30999
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Preparing a Claim of Categorical Exclusion or an Environmental Assessment for Submission to the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Document Number: 2013-30998
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a proposed collection of information has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2013-30997
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is amending a system of records notice, CIG-21, Congressional Correspondence Tracking System, in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. This system maintains records of all Congressional inquiries and the OIG, DoD response, and to conduct the necessary research to provide information responsive to Congressional inquiries.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Prior Notice of Imported Food Under the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002
Document Number: 2013-30996
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a proposed collection of information has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection Request; Notice of New Requirements and Procedures for Grant Payment Request Submission
Document Number: 2013-30995
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
The DOT invites the public and other Federal agencies to comment on a revision to a previously approved information collection concerning new requirements and procedures for grant payment request submission. DOT will submit the proposed renewal of information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506 (c)(2)(A)). This notice sets forth new requirements and procedures for grantees that submit and receive payments from DOT Operating Administrations (OAs).\1\ DOT is updating systems that support grant payments and there will be changes to the way grantees complete and submit payment requests. Simplifying the DOT grant payment process will save both the grantee and the Federal Government time and expense that come with paper-based grant application and payment administration. Note: At this time, this requirement is not applicable to DOT grant recipients requesting payment electronically through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Grant Tracking System (GTS), the Federal Highway Administration's Rapid Approval State Payment System (RASPS), or Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant recipients requesting payment through the Electronic Clearing House Operation System (ECHO-Web).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-30994
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
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.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-30993
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to continue the collection of information from private landowners in western Oregon who are authorized to transport timber over roads controlled by the BLM. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004-0168.
Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2013-30992
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Notice of Availability of the Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2013-30991
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the US Forest Service (USFS) have prepared the Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan (LUP) Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the BLM Casper, Kemmerer, Newcastle, Pinedale, Rawlins, and Rock Springs field offices and Bridger-Teton National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, and Thunder Basin National Grassland Planning Units and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-30990
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Emergency Clearance: Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB); Correction
Document Number: 2013-30989
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This document corrects a date in the December 23, 2013, Federal Register notice (document identifier: CMS-10510) entitled ``Basic Health Program Report for Health Insurance Exchange Premium.''
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-30988
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The ICR is for renewal of the approved information collection assigned OMB control number 0990-0162 scheduled to expire on January 31, 2014 Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public on this ICR during the review and approval period.
Request for Comments on a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-30987
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-30983
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Comparability Determination for the European Union: Certain Transaction-Level Requirements
Document Number: 2013-30981
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The following is the analysis and determination of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') regarding certain parts of a joint request by the European Commission (``EC'') and the European Securities and Markets Authority (``ESMA'') that the Commission determine that laws and regulations applicable in the European Union (``EU'') provide a sufficient basis for an affirmative finding of comparability with respect to the following regulatory obligations applicable to swap dealers (``SDs'') and major swap participants (``MSPs'') registered with the Commission: (i) swap trading relationship documentation; (ii) swap portfolio reconciliation and compression; (iii) trade confirmation; and (iv) daily trading records (collectively, the ``Business Conduct Requirements'').
Comparability Determination for the European Union: Certain Entity-Level Requirements
Document Number: 2013-30980
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The following is the analysis and determination of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') regarding certain parts of a joint request by the European Commission (``EC'') and the European Securities and Markets Authority (``ESMA'') that the Commission determine that laws and regulations applicable in the European Union (``EU'') provide a sufficient basis for an affirmative finding of comparability with respect to the following regulatory obligations applicable to swap dealers (``SDs'') and major swap participants (``MSPs'') registered with the Commission: (i) Chief compliance officer; (ii) risk management; and (iii) swap data recordkeeping; (collectively, the ``Internal Business Conduct Requirements'').
Comparability Determination for Canada: Certain Entity-Level Requirements
Document Number: 2013-30979
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The following is the analysis and determination of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') regarding certain parts of a joint request by the Canadian Bankers Association (``CBA''), five individual Canadian banks provisionally-registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') as swap dealers (``SDs''), and the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (``OSFI'') that the Commission determine that certain laws and regulations applicable in Canada provide a sufficient basis for an affirmative finding of comparability with respect to the following regulatory obligations applicable to SDs and major swap participants (``MSPs'') registered with the Commission: (i) Chief compliance officer; (ii) risk management; and (iii) swap data recordkeeping (collectively, the ``Internal Business Conduct Requirements'').
Comparability Determination for Switzerland: Certain Entity-Level Requirements
Document Number: 2013-30978
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The following is the analysis and determination of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') regarding certain parts of a request by UBS AG (``UBS'') that the Commission determine that laws and regulations applicable in Switzerland provide a sufficient basis for an affirmative finding of comparability with respect to the following regulatory obligations applicable to swap dealers (``SDs'') and major swap participants (``MSPs'') registered with the Commission: (i) Chief compliance officer; (ii) risk management; and (iii) swap data recordkeeping (collectively, the ``Internal Business Conduct Requirements'').
Comparability Determination for Japan: Certain Transaction-Level Requirements
Document Number: 2013-30977
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The following is the analysis and determination of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') regarding certain parts of a request by the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd (``BTMU'') that the Commission determine that laws and regulations applicable in the Japan provide a sufficient basis for an affirmative finding of comparability with respect to the following regulatory obligations applicable to swap dealers (``SDs'') and major swap participants (``MSPs'') registered with the Commission: (i) Swap trading relationship documentation and (ii) daily trading records (collectively, the ``Business Conduct Requirements'').
Comparability Determination for Japan: Certain Entity-Level Requirements
Document Number: 2013-30976
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The following is the analysis and determination of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') regarding certain parts of a joint request by the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd (``BTMU''), Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd., Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd., and Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co., Ltd. that the Commission determine that laws and regulations applicable in Japan provide a sufficient basis for an affirmative finding of comparability with respect to the following regulatory obligations applicable to swap dealers (``SDs'') and major swap participants (``MSPs'') registered with the Commission: (i) Chief compliance officer; (ii) risk management; and (iii) swap data recordkeeping (collectively, the ``Internal Business Conduct Requirements'').
Comparability Determination for Hong Kong: Certain Entity-Level Requirements
Document Number: 2013-30975
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The following is the analysis and determination of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') regarding certain parts of a request by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (``HKMA'') that the Commission determine that laws and regulations applicable in Hong Kong provide a sufficient basis for an affirmative finding of comparability with respect to the following regulatory obligations applicable to swap dealers (``SDs'') and major swap participants (``MSPs'') registered with the Commission: (i) Chief compliance officer; (ii) risk management; and (iii) swap data recordkeeping (collectively, the ``Internal Business Conduct Requirements'').
Comparability Determination for Australia: Certain Entity-Level Requirements
Document Number: 2013-30974
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The following is the analysis and determination of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') regarding certain parts of a request by the Australian Bankers Association (``ABA'') that the Commission determine that laws and regulations applicable in in the Commonwealth of Australia (``Australia'') provide a sufficient basis for an affirmative finding of comparability with respect to the following regulatory obligations applicable to swap dealers (``SDs'') and major swap participants (``MSPs'') registered with the Commission: (i) Chief compliance officer; (ii) risk management; and (iii) swap data recordkeeping (collectively, the ``Internal Business Conduct Requirements'').
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2013-30973
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing requesting the addition of Priority Mail Express Contract 17 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2013-30971
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing requesting the addition of Priority Mail Express Contract 16 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2013-30970
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing requesting the addition of Priority Mail Contract 73 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New York; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-30961
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of New York (FEMA-4111-DR), dated April 23, 2013, and related determinations.
Certain Paper Shredders, Certain Processes for Manufacturing or Relating to Same and Certain Products Containing Same and Certain Parts Thereof; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on a Settlement Agreement, Consent Order, and Withdrawal of the Complaint; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-30959
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 6) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') on November 20, 2013, terminating the investigation based on a settlement agreement, a consent order, and the withdrawal of the complaint.