November 17, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-27135
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
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.
Proposed Agency Information Collection
Document Number: 2014-27134
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Energy
The Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on a proposed collection of information that DOE is developing for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Keir Collection of Art of the Islamic World” Exhibitions
Document Number: 2014-27132
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibitions of ``Keir Collection of Art of the Islamic World,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, from on about October 1, 2015, until on or about December 31, 2019, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Announcing the Award of a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement Grant to the Futures Without Violence in San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2014-27131
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), Division of Family Violence Prevention and Services (DFVPS) announces the award of $270,000 as a single-source program expansion supplement to Futures Without Violence in San Francisco, CA. The grantee, funded under the Family Violence Protection and Services Act (FVPSA) program, is a technical assistance (TA) provider that serves as the FVPSA-funded National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence.
Notice of Meeting of the EPA's Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC)
Document Number: 2014-27130
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, notice is hereby given that the next meeting of the Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC) will be held December 2 and 3, 2014 at Marriott Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW., Washington, DC 20408). The CHPAC was created to advise the Environmental Protection Agency on science, regulations, and other issues relating to children's environmental health.
Notification of Two Public Teleconferences of the Science Advisory Board Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review of EPA's Draft Ammonia Assessment
Document Number: 2014-27128
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces two public teleconferences of the SAB Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review of the Draft Ammonia Assessment (CAAC-Ammonia Panel) to discuss its draft report concerning EPA's draft Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Toxicological Review of Ammonia (August 2013 Revised External Review Draft).
Request for Comments and Answers to Specific Questions To Inform Development of the National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience (NCISR) Research and Development (R&D) Plan
Document Number: 2014-27124
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
This Notice requests general comments and answers to specific questions to inform development of the National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Research and Development Plan (NCISR R&D Plan) called for in Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) 21, Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience. As part of a comprehensive national review process, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is soliciting public comments to support the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) in writing the NCISR R&D Plan. Critical infrastructure includes cyber and physical assets, systems, and networks comprising the 16 critical infrastructure sectors identified in PPD-21.
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2014-27122
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Ad Hoc Red Snapper For-Hire Advisory Panel.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2014-27121
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Research Steering Committee on December 3, 2014.
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2014-27120
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council's (Council) will hold public meetings to solicit public input on the management of bottomfish and yellowfin tuna in the Main Hawaiian Islands.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2014-27119
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Field Crops Objective Yield Surveys. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.
Cross-Media Electronic Reporting: Authorized Program Revision Approval, State of Connecticut
Document Number: 2014-27118
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA's) approval of the State of Connecticut's request to revise/modify certain of its EPA-authorized programs to allow electronic reporting.
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2014-27117
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2014-27116
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notification of a Public Meeting of the Science Advisory Board, Lake Erie Phosphorus Objectives Review Panel
Document Number: 2014-27115
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a meeting of the Lake Erie Phosphorus Objectives Review Panel. The SAB will conduct a consultation to develop advice on the ensemble modeling approach EPA is using to develop preliminary bi-national phosphorous objectives, loading targets and allocations for the nearshore and offshore waters for Lake Erie. The meeting will be held in Chicago, Illinois.
Public User ID Badging
Document Number: 2014-27114
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), 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 the revision of a continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Certain Footwear Products; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337
Document Number: 2014-27112
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on October 14, 2014, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Converse Inc. of North Andover, Massachusetts. A supplement to the complaint was filed on November 4, 2014. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain footwear products by reason of infringement of U.S. Trademark Registration No. 4,398,753 (``the '753 trademark''); U.S. Trademark Registration No. 3,258,103 (``the '103 trademark''); and U.S. Trademark Registration No. 1,588,960 (``the '960 trademark''), and that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complaint further alleges violations of section 337 based upon unfair competition/false designation of origin, common law trademark infringement and unfair competition, and trademark dilution, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a general exclusion order, or in the alternative a limited exclusion order, and cease and desist orders.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds-Company Name Change; Bituminous Casualty Corporation
Document Number: 2014-27111
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 3 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Environmental Impact Statement: Juneau, Sauk, and Columbia Counties, Wisconsin
Document Number: 2014-27110
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for a proposed freeway corridor improvement project on I-90/94 from Wisconsin Dells to Portage in Juneau, Sauk, and Columbia Counties in south-central Wisconsin.
Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978
Document Number: 2014-27108
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a notice of permit applications received to conduct activities regulated under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. NSF has published regulations under the Antarctic Conservation Act at Title 45 Part 670 of the Code of Federal Regulations. This is the required notice of permit applications received.
Filing of Plats of Survey; NV
Document Number: 2014-27107
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public and interested State and local government officials of the filing of Plats of Survey in Nevada.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the New York I-87 Access Improvement Project, Albany County, New York
Document Number: 2014-27106
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to the New York: I-87 Access Improvement Project. Those actions grant approvals for the project.
Environmental Impact Statement: Grand Forks County, North Dakota and Polk County, Minnesota
Document Number: 2014-27104
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this revised notice to advise the public that FHWA and NDDOT will not prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed highway project in Grand Forks County, North Dakota and Polk County, Minnesota. A Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS was published in the Federal Register on May 17, 2013.
Designation of Three Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13611
Document Number: 2014-27103
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
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 three individuals whose property and interests in property have been blocked on November 10, 2014 pursuant Executive Order 13611 of May 16, 2012, ``Blocking Property of Persons Threatening the Peace, Security, or Stability of Yemen'' (E.O. 13611).
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-27102
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Defense Health Agency proposes to alter an existing system of records, EDTMA 01, entitled ``Health Benefits Authorization Files'' in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system maintains and controls records pertaining to requests for authorization or pre-authorization of health and dental care under TRICARE and the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA). The system is used to determine eligibility of an individual, authorize payment, control and review health care management plans and health care demonstration programs, control accomplishment of reviews, and coordinate subject matter clearance for internal and external audits and reviews of the program.
Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit
Document Number: 2014-27101
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities.
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2014-27100
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2014-27099
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications
Document Number: 2014-27098
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization
Document Number: 2014-27095
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Southern California Edison Company; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2014-27093
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2014-27092
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Pipeline Safety: Random Drug Testing Rate, Contractor Management Information System Reporting, and Obtaining Drug and Alcohol Management Information System Sign-In Information
Document Number: 2014-27091
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
PHMSA has determined that the minimum random drug testing rate for covered employees will remain at 25 percent during calendar year 2015. Operators are reminded that drug and alcohol testing information must be submitted for contractors performing or ready to perform covered functions. For calendar year 2014 reporting, PHMSA will not attempt to mail the ``user name'' and ``password'' for the Drug and Alcohol Management Information System (DAMIS) to operators, but will make the user name and password available in the PHMSA Portal (https:// portal.phmsa.dot.gov/pipeline).
Notice of Permits Issued Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978
Document Number: 2014-27090
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish notice of permits issued under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. This is the required notice.
Notice of Permits Issued Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978
Document Number: 2014-27089
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish notice of permits issued under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. This is the required notice.
Notice of Permits Issued Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978
Document Number: 2014-27088
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish notice of permits issued under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. This is the required notice.
Notice of Permits Issued Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978
Document Number: 2014-27087
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish notice of permits issued under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. This is the required notice.
Federal Advisory Committee Act; Task Force on Optimal Public Safety Answering Point Architecture
Document Number: 2014-27086
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the purpose of this notice is to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee, known as the ``Task Force on Optimal Public Safety Answering Pont (PSAP) Architecture'' (hereinafter ``Task Force''), is being established.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Comparing Health Insurance Measurement Error (CHIME)
Document Number: 2014-27085
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Provisions; Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Northeast Groundfish Fishery; Framework Adjustment 52
Document Number: 2014-27084
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Framework Adjustment 52 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan proposes two modifications to the windowpane flounder accountability measures. First, the size of the accountability measure gear restricted areas could be reduced if NMFS determines that improvements in windowpane flounder stock health occurred despite the catch limits being exceeded. Second, the duration of the accountability measure could be shortened if NMFS determines that an overage of the catch limit did not occur the previous fishing year. The proposed measures would allow NMFS to implement accountability measures based on more current survey and catch data. This proposed action is intended to increase fishing opportunities for the groundfish fishery while still preventing overfishing.
Government-Owned Inventions; Availability for Licensing
Document Number: 2014-27083
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The inventions listed below are owned by an agency of the U.S. Government and are available for licensing in the U.S. in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR Part 404 to achieve expeditious commercialization of results of federally-funded research and development. Foreign patent applications are filed on selected inventions to extend market coverage for companies and may also be available for licensing.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Harbor Maintenance Fee
Document Number: 2014-27082
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Harbor Maintenance Fee. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Free Trade Agreements
Document Number: 2014-27080
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Free Trade Agreements. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with a change to the burden hours, but no changes to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-27079
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-27078
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-27077
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-27076
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.