October 14, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN); Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-24322
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion, which will be held in Arlington, Virginia. The Advisory Committee will provide advice and recommendations on initiatives to expand access to banking services by underserved populations.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Hazardous Waste Generator Standards (Renewal)
Document Number: 2014-24321
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``Hazardous Waste Generator Standards (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 0820.13, OMB Control No. 2050-0035) 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.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through October 31, 2014. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (79 FR 33547) on June 11, 2014 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. 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.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for Reference and Equivalent Method Determination (Renewal)
Document Number: 2014-24320
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``Application for Reference and Equivalent Method Determination (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 0559.12, OMB Control No. 2080-0005) 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.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through October 31, 2014. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (79 FR 37309) on July 1, 2014 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. 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.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Oil Pollution Act Facility Response Plans (Renewal)
Document Number: 2014-24319
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``Oil Pollution Act Facility Response Plans (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 1630.12, OMB Control No. 2050- 0135) 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.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through October 31, 2014. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (79 FR 44768) on August 1, 2014 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities OMB Responses
Document Number: 2014-24318
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This document announces the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) responses to Agency Clearance requests, in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). 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. The OMB control numbers for EPA regulations are listed in 40 CFR part 9 and 48 CFR chapter 15.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement on the Issuance of Take Authorizations in Cook Inlet, Alaska
Document Number: 2014-24317
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announces its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the environmental impacts of issuing Incidental Take Authorizations (ITAs) pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) for the taking of marine mammals incidental to anthropogenic activities in the waters of Cook Inlet, Alaska. NMFS will hold a public scoping meeting to begin the scoping process.
UIF GP, LLC; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2014-24316
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2014-24315
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Information Collection Request; Submission for OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-24312
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Information Collection Request; Submission for OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-24311
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Information Collection Request; Submission for OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-24310
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
2014 Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of India
Document Number: 2014-24309
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
In the 2014 Special 301 Report, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that, in order to assess progress on engagement with the Government of India on intellectual property rights (IPR) issues, an Out-of-Cycle Review (OCR) would be conducted for India. USTR requests written submissions from the public concerning information, views, acts, policies, or practices relevant to evaluating the Government of India's engagement on IPR issues of concern, in particular those identified in the 2014 Special 301 Report. The 2014 Special 301 Report is available at www.ustr.gov. Deadlines: Friday, October 31, 2014Deadline for the public, except foreign governments, to submit written comments. Friday, November 7, 2014Deadline for foreign governments to submit written comments.
Flow Cytometric Devices; Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Availability
Document Number: 2014-24308
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of the draft guidance entitled ``Flow Cytometric Devices.'' This draft guidance addresses the current major review concerns regarding submissions for flow cytometric devices used as in vitro diagnostic devices for leukocyte immunophenotyping and provides suggestions on the content of submissions for these types of devices. This draft guidance is not final nor is it in effect at this time.
Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations; Correction
Document Number: 2014-24300
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission'') is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register of September 15, 2014 (79 FR 55078). The rule applies to credit rating agencies registered with the Commission as nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (``NRSROs''), providers of third-party due diligence services for asset-backed securities, and issuers and underwriters of asset-backed securities.\1\
Arizona Public Service Company; Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date
Document Number: 2014-24298
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2014-24294
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Exports: Notification and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-24293
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-24291
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce
Hours of Service of Drivers: Application for Renewal of Illumination Fireworks, LLC and ACE Pyro LLC Exemptions From the 14-Hour Rule During Independence Day Celebrations
Document Number: 2014-24287
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces that it has received an application from Illumination Fireworks, LLC and ACE Pyro, LLC (applicants) for a renewal of their exemption from the requirement that drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) must not drive following the 14th hour after coming on duty. The applicants were granted an exemption previously for drivers of 50 CMVs during the Independence Day period of June 28, 2014-July 8, 2014. The exemption would apply solely to the operation of drivers of 50 CMVs employed by the applicants in conjunction with staging fireworks shows celebrating Independence Day during the period of June 28-July 8, 2015. During this period, the CMV drivers employed by the applicants would be allowed to exclude off-duty and sleeper-berth time of any length from the calculation of the 14 hours. These drivers would not be allowed to drive after accumulating a total of 14 hours of on-duty time, following 10 consecutive hours off duty, and would continue to be subject to the 11-hour driving time limit, and the 60- and 70-hour on-duty limits. The applicants maintain that the terms and conditions of the limited exemption would ensure a level of safety equivalent to or greater than the level of safety achieved without the exemption.
Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-24285
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Public Hearing
Document Number: 2014-24280
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Susquehanna River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission will hold a public hearing on November 6, 2014, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. At this public hearing, the Commission will hear testimony on the projects listed in the Supplementary Information section of this notice. Such projects are intended to be scheduled for Commission action at its next business meeting, tentatively scheduled for December 5, 2014, which will be noticed separately. The public should take note that this public hearing will be the only opportunity to offer oral comment to the Commission for the listed projects. The deadline for the submission of written comments is November 17, 2014.
Proposed Information Collection (VA Locality Pay for Nurses and Other Health Care Personnel, VA Form 10-0132) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-24279
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revised collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to obtain an accurate and comprehensive assessment of satisfaction of patients who receive mental health care services and on outcomes for Veterans who seek mental health treatment from VHA. Data will allow the program office to ensure that the target audience is being reached, effective treatments are being offered, and tangible, quantitative results are being measured and tracked for continual program improvement.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Representative Payee Report, Representative Payee Report Short Form, and Physician's/Medical Officer's Statement
Document Number: 2014-24278
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ``Representative Payee Report, Representative Payee Report Short Form, and Physician's/Medical Officer's Statement,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Proposed Information Collection (Payment/Reimbursement for Emergency Services for Nonservice-Connected Conditions in Non-VA Facilities); Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-24276
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each revised collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed for Veterans, Veteran Representatives and health care providers to request reimbursement from the federal government for emergency services at a private institution.
Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2014-24273
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-77; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2014-24242
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document is issued under the joint authority of DOD, GSA, and NASA. This Small Entity Compliance Guide has been prepared in accordance with section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996. It consists of a summary of the rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-77, which amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). An asterisk (*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2005-77, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Uniform Procurement Identification
Document Number: 2014-24240
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a uniform Procurement Instrument Identification (PIID) numbering system, which will require the use of Activity Address Codes (AACs) as the unique identifier for contracting offices and other offices, in order to standardize procurement transactions across the Federal Government.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Irrevocable Letters of Credit
Document Number: 2014-24239
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to remove all references to Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) Pamphlet No. 7, Use of Irrevocable Letters of Credit, and also provide updated sources of data required to verify the credit worthiness of a financial entity issuing or confirming an irrevocable letter of credit (ILC).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Contracting Programs for Minority-Owned and Other Small Businesses
Document Number: 2014-24236
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to remove certain coverage involving procurements with small disadvantaged business (SDB) concerns and certain institutions of higher education that is based on authority which has expired and been found to be unconstitutional by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. These changes harmonize the FAR with current statutory authorities.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-77; Introduction
Document Number: 2014-24233
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-77. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC. The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
Defense Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Deletion of Text Implementing 10 U.S.C. 2323 (DFARS Case 2011-D038)
Document Number: 2014-24225
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Defense, Defense Acquisition Regulation System
DoD is issuing an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove language based on 10 U.S.C. 2323. This action is necessary because the statute has expired.
Fossil Fuel-Generated Energy Consumption Reduction for New Federal Buildings and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings
Document Number: 2014-24151
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Energy
The Energy Conservation and Production Act (ECPA), as amended by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, requires DOE to establish revised performance standards for the construction of new Federal buildings, including commercial buildings, multi-family high- rise residential buildings and low-rise residential buildings. On October 15, 2010, DOE issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) to establish regulations implementing the fossil fuel-generated energy provisions of the ECPA performance standards for Federal buildings. In response to the NOPR, DOE received a number of comments expressing concern and encouraging DOE to re-examine the proposed regulations. In response to these comments, DOE has identified additional areas for clarification and consideration that would benefit from further public comment. In this supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNOPR), DOE responds to the comments received on the NOPR and identifies and seeks comment on additional approaches to the scope of the requirements in the context of major renovations, the potential use of renewable energy certificates for compliance, and a streamlined process for agencies to seek a downward adjustment from the required reduction levels, particularly for major renovations.
Green Building Certification Systems for Federal Buildings
Document Number: 2014-24150
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issues a final rule that implements a provision in the Energy Conservation and Production Act, as amended by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which requires DOE to identify a green building certification system and level that DOE determines to be the most likely to encourage a comprehensive and environmentally-sound approach to certification of green buildings. DOE's green building certification system review must be based on the General Services Administration's review of third-party green building certification systems and levels and criteria outlined in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. Under the regulations established today, if a Federal agency chooses to use a green building certification system for a new building or major renovation covered by today's rule, the green building certification system for Federal buildings must meet the certification standards established in today's rule.
Notice of Indirect Cost Rates for the Damage Assessment, Remediation, and Restoration Program for Fiscal Year 2013
Document Number: 2014-24112
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Damage Assessment, Remediation, and Restoration Program (DARRP) is announcing new indirect cost rates on the recovery of indirect costs for its component organizations involved in natural resource damage assessment and restoration activities for fiscal year (FY) 2013 . The indirect cost rates for this fiscal year and date of implementation are provided in this notice. More information on these rates and the DARRP policy can be found at the DARRP Web site at www.darrp.noaa.gov.
Surrender of License of Small Business Investment Company
Document Number: 2014-23951
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2014-23595
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council (Council) was established by the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act of 1974 (Pub. L. 93-320) (Act) to receive reports and advise Federal agencies on implementing the Act. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Reclamation announces that the Council will meet as detailed below. The meeting of the Council is open to the public.