October 8, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2014-10-08-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2014-10-08
Background Checks on Individuals in DoD Child Care Services Programs
Document Number: C1-2014-23061
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
2014-24217
Document Number: 2014-24217
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Executive Office of the President
German-American Day, 2014
Document Number: 2014-24216
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Child Health Day, 2014
Document Number: 2014-24215
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Fire Prevention Week, 2014
Document Number: 2014-24212
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2014-24179
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Freedom of Information Act Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-24155
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) published a notice in the Federal Register today, October 8, 2014, announcing a meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee. The notice was available for public inspection on October 6, 2014. However, between when the notice was submitted and published, we realized some information had been omitted. We are therefore publishing this correction notice in the Federal Register on the same day as the original notice to provide the missing information.
Proposed Language Access Plan for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Document Number: 2014-24122
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Consistent with Executive Order 13166 (Aug. 11, 2000), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau or CFPB) is committed to providing persons with limited English proficiency (LEP) meaningful access to its programs and services. The Language Access Plan describes the Bureau's policy and how the Bureau's current language access activities are implemented across all of the Bureau's operations, programs and services. The Bureau will review this plan every three years and revise it as necessary. The public is invited to comment on the Bureau's programs and activities available to LEP persons and on steps that the Bureau could take to ensure that LEP persons have meaningful access to such services.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2014-24115
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of a Public Meeting: The National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC) Lead and Copper Rule Working Group Meeting
Document Number: 2014-24096
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a public meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC) Lead and Copper Rule Working Group (LCRWG). The meeting is scheduled for November 12 and 13, 2014, in Arlington, VA. During this meeting, the LCRWG and the EPA will focus discussions on the Lead and Copper Rule revision issues associated with lead service line replacements.
Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Fisher Clinical Services, Inc.
Document Number: 2014-24081
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Regulated Navigation Area; South Bristol Gut Bridge Replacement, South Bristol, ME
Document Number: 2014-24080
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a regulated navigation area (RNA) on the navigable waters of The Gut in South Bristol, ME in support of bridge construction. This regulated navigation area allows the Coast Guard to enforce speed and wake restrictions and prohibit all vessel traffic through the regulated navigation area during bridge replacement operations, both planned and unforeseen, which could pose an imminent hazard to persons and vessels operating in the area. This rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during bridge structural repair operations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 12854
Document Number: 2014-24078
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 12854, Prior Government Service Information.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2014-24075
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning split-dollar life insurance arrangements.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8924
Document Number: 2014-24073
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8924, Excise Tax on Certain Transfers of Qualifying Geothermal or Mineral Interests.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request For Regulation Project
Document Number: 2014-24072
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning subchapter S subsidiaries.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2014-24071
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13(44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning information collection requirements related to arbitrage restrictions on tax-exempt bonds.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2014-24070
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). The IRS is soliciting comments concerning information collection requirements related to continuation coverage requirements application to group health plans.
Notice of Realty Action: Modified Competitive Sale of Public Lands in Polk County, Oregon (OR 68032)
Document Number: 2014-24066
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer eight tracts of public land totaling 77.35 acres through modified competitive sale procedures to assure equitable distribution among purchasers of land and to recognize equitable considerations. The eight tracts of lands will be sold to the adjacent landowners for the appraised fair market and timber value of each parcel. The BLM is proposing to use the modified competitive sale procedures consistent with the requirements of Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, and the applicable regulations.
Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to Cuban Assets Control Regulations
Document Number: 2014-24055
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of two vessels whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, 31 CFR part 515.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approval; General Administrative Procedures: Citizen Petitions; Petition for Reconsideration or Stay of Action; Advisory Opinions
Document Number: 2014-24051
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a collection of information entitled ``General Administrative Procedures: Citizen Petitions; Petition for Reconsideration or Stay of Action; Advisory Opinions'' has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Farm Loan Pilot Projects
Document Number: 2014-24050
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) will conduct pilot projects of limited scope and duration to evaluate processes and techniques that may improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Farm Loan Programs (FLP) real estate loans (also referred to as ``farm ownership loans''), operating loans, emergency loans, and administrative provisions, as required by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the 2014 Farm Bill). This notice provides an opportunity for the public to provide comments for FSA to consider for pilot projects. FSA expects to conduct at least two to three pilot projects.
Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-24049
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). The members will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined in the agenda below.
Farm Loan Programs; Entity Eligibility
Document Number: 2014-24046
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is amending the Farm Loan Programs (FLP) regulations for loan making and servicing on eligibility conditions for certain legal entities, allowing additional flexibility for loan applicants to meet the required farming experience, and increasing the maximum total indebtedness on Microloans (ML) to $50,000. The changes implement provisions of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill). The changes will help increase the number of entities eligible to participate in certain FLP loans and adjust to better reflect the changes in the way farms are owned and operated by legal entities. The changes will allow FSA to extend credit and servicing to family farm operations that may have been ineligible under existing regulations.
Request for Nominations for the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2014-24044
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, is seeking nominations for members at large to the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission (Commission). The purpose of the Commission is to advise the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) and the National Park Service (NPS) on matters relating to management and development of Acadia National Park.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Reinstatement of a Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2014-24042
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
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. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Edgeley, ND
Document Number: 2014-24037
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E airspace at Edgeley, ND. Controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate new Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAP) at Edgeley Municipal Airport. The FAA is taking this action to enhance the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations for SIAPs at the airport.
Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Registration: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.
Document Number: 2014-24035
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc., applied to be registered as a manufacturer of certain basic classes of controlled substances. The DEA grants Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc. registration as a manufacturer of those controlled substances.
Radio Broadcasting Services; Silverton, Texas
Document Number: 2014-24033
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document requests comments on a Petition for Rule Making filed by Chris Samples Broadcasting, Inc, licensee of Station KXDJ(FM), Channel 252C2, Spearman, Texas, proposing to substitute Channel 221A for vacant Channel 252A at Silverton, Texas. A staff engineering analysis indicates that Channel 221A can be allotted to Silverton, Texas consistent with the minimum distance separation requirements of the Commission's Rules with a site restriction located 7.8 kilometers (4.9 miles) east of Silverton. The reference coordinates are 34-28-15 NL and 101-13-09 WL. The purpose of the channel substitution is to accommodate the ``hybrid'' application requesting to upgrade the facilities of Station KXDJ(FM) from Channel 252C2 to Channel 252C1 at Spearman, Texas, File No. BPH-20140519AHY.
Importer of Controlled Substances Registration: Alkermes Gainesville LLC
Document Number: 2014-24032
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Alkermes Gainesville LLC applied to be registered as an importer of a basic class of controlled substance. The DEA grants Alkermes Gainesville LLC registration as an importer of this controlled substance.
Freedom of Information Act Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-24030
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App) and the second United States Open Government National Action Plan (NAP) released on December 5, 2013, NARA announces the following committee meeting to discuss improvements to the administration of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2014-24029
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice at least once monthly of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). Once approved by NARA, records schedules provide mandatory instructions on what happens to records when no longer needed for current Government business. They authorize the preservation of records of continuing value in the National Archives of the United States and the destruction, after a specified period, of records lacking administrative, legal, research, or other value. Notice is published for records schedules in which agencies propose to destroy records not previously authorized for disposal or reduce the retention period of records already authorized for disposal. NARA invites public comments on such records schedules, as required by 44 U.S.C. 3303a(a).
Pseudomonas Fluorescens Strain D7; Exemption From the Requirement of a Tolerance
Document Number: 2014-24028
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of Pseudomonas fluorescens strain D7 in or on all food commodities when used in accordance with label directions and good agricultural practices. Ag-Chem Consulting, agent for Northwest Agricultural Products submitted a petition to EPA under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), requesting an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance. This regulation eliminates the need to establish a maximum permissible level for residues of Pseudomonas fluorescens strain D7 under FFDCA.
Significant New Use Rule on Certain Chemical Substances; Technical Correction
Document Number: 2014-24027
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA issued final significant new use rules (SNURs) in the Federal Register of September 2, 2014 for 36 chemical substances which were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs). For the chemical substance identified generically as diisocyanate terminated polycarbodiimide (PMN P-04-640), EPA inadvertently omitted the de minimus exemption from the worker protection requirements. Also, for the chemical substance identified generically as hexanedioic acid, polymer with .alpha.-hydro-.omega.- hydroxypoly[oxy(methyl-1,2- ethanediyl)],1,1'-methylenebis[4-isocyanatobenzene], dihydroxydialkyl ether and dialkanol ether (PMN P-11-311) a typographical error in the PMN number has been identified. The amendments in this document are being issued to correct the omission and the typographical error.
Spatial Aquatic Model Development; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2014-24026
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
A simultaneous workshop and webinar on a regional test version of the Spatial Aquatic Model (SAM) will be held on October 29, 2014. This Notice announces the location and time for the meeting and provides a tentative list of topics to be covered in the meeting. With the development of SAM, EPA will be able to determine the magnitude, length, and duration of exposure to a chemical as well as where the exposure may occur.
Criteria for the Certification and Recertification of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant's Compliance With the Disposal Regulations; Panel Closure Redesign
Document Number: 2014-24025
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
With this document, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA, or the Agency) approves the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE, or the Department) planned change request to implement the Run-of-Mine Panel Closure System (ROMPCS) at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) and amends the WIPP Compliance Criteria to allow an EPA-approved panel closure other than the currently-required Option D design. Technical analyses demonstrate that, with the modified panel closure design, WIPP remains in compliance with the 10,000 year release limits set by the ``Environmental Standards for the Management and Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel, High-Level and Transuranic (TRU) Radioactive Waste.'' The changes do not lessen the requirements for complying with the Compliance Criteria, nor do these changes impact the technical approach that the EPA will employ when considering any future planned changes to the panel closure system. Compliance with environmental or public health regulations other than the EPA's long-term radioactive waste disposal regulations and WIPP Compliance Criteria is not addressed by today's action.
National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology
Document Number: 2014-24024
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92463, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gives notice of a public teleconference of the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT). NACEPT provides advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range of environmental policy, technology, and management issues. NACEPT members represent academia, industry, non- governmental organizations, and local, state, and tribal governments. The purpose of this committee meeting is for NACEPT to continue developing sustainability strategies to strengthen the Agency's core business principles and practices outlined in the FY2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan. A copy of the meeting agenda will be posted at http:// www2.epa.gov/faca/nacept.
Rights-of-Way on Indian Land
Document Number: 2014-24023
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces that the Department will accept comments on the proposed rule governing rights-of-way on Indian land until November 3, 2014.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2014-24022
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council's (Council) Observer Policy Committee will meet to review scientific information affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
Senior Executive Service; Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2014-24019
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice provides the Performance Review Board Standing Register for the Department of Energy. This listing supersedes all previously published lists of PRB members.
Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Registration: Austin Pharma, LLC
Document Number: 2014-24018
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Austin Pharma, LLC applied to be registered as a manufacturer of certain basic classes of controlled substances. The DEA grants Austin Pharma, LLC registration as a manufacturer of those controlled substances.
Senior Executive Service; Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2014-24017
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice provides the Performance Review Board Chair designee for the Department of Energy. This listing supersedes all previously published lists of Performance Review Board Chair.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-24016
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System 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).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-24015
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System 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).