November 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to Executive Order 12978
Document Number: 2014-27913
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
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 individuals whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, ``Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions With Significant Narcotics Traffickers''.
Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: 2014-27912
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Agency
In accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) gives notices of two new proposed Privacy Act systems of records. The two new proposed systems are: Suspended Counterparty System (FHFA-23); and Employee Adverse Action and Disciplinary Records System (FHFA-24). The Suspended Counterparty System will contain information that FHFA will use to implement the Suspended Counterparty Program by which the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), and the twelve Federal Home Loan Banks (Banks) (hereafter, collectively, ``regulated entities'' or individually, ``regulated entity'') are required to report to FHFA when they become aware that an individual or institution and any affiliates thereof, who are currently or have been engaged in a covered transaction with a regulated entity within three years of when the regulated entity becomes aware of covered misconduct, have engaged in fraud or other financial misconduct. The Employee Adverse Action and Disciplinary Records System will contain information on current or former FHFA employees who have been disciplined or had a performance-based action taken against them; who have a proposed disciplinary or performance-based action against them; or who are or have been suspected of misconduct.
Special Regulations, Areas of the National Park System, Bryce Canyon National Park, Bicycling
Document Number: 2014-27911
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is proposing to construct a paved, multi-use visitor path in Bryce Canyon National Park. The path would be approximately 6.2 miles long and be open to several uses, including running, walking, and bicycling. National Park Service regulations require promulgation of a special regulation to designate new routes for bicycle use off park roads and outside developed areas.
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants; Delegation of Authority to Texas
Document Number: 2014-27910
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has submitted updated regulations for receiving delegation of EPA authority for implementation and enforcement of National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for all sources (both part 70 and non-part 70 sources). These regulations apply to certain NESHAP promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at 40 CFR part 63, as amended between May 25, 2005 and April 24, 2013. The delegation of authority under this action does not apply to sources located in Indian Country. EPA is providing notice proposing to approve the delegation of certain NESHAPs to TCEQ.
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants; Delegation of Authority to Texas
Document Number: 2014-27909
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has submitted updated regulations for receiving delegation of EPA authority for implementation and enforcement of National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs) for all sources (both part 70 and non-part 70 sources). These regulations apply to certain NESHAPs promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at 40 CFR part 63, as amended between April 13, 2004 and April 24, 2013. The delegation of authority under this action does not apply to sources located in Indian Country. EPA is taking direct final action to approve the delegation of certain NESHAPs to TCEQ.
Physical Security Reliability Standard
Document Number: 2014-27908
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) approves Reliability Standard CIP-014-1 (Physical Security). The North American Electric Reliability Corporation, the Commission-certified Electric Reliability Organization, submitted Reliability Standard CIP-014-1 for Commission approval in response to a Commission order issued on March 7, 2014. The purpose of Reliability Standard CIP-014-1 is to enhance physical security measures for the most critical Bulk-Power System facilities and thereby lessen the overall vulnerability of the Bulk- Power System against physical attacks. In addition, the Commission directs NERC to develop one modification to Reliability Standard CIP- 014-1 and submit an informational filing.
Revisions to Auxiliary Installations, Replacement Facilities, and Siting and Maintenance Regulations
Document Number: 2014-27907
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
On rehearing, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) reaffirms its basic determinations in Order No. 790 and modifies and clarifies certain aspects of the Final Rule. Order No. 790 amended the Commission's regulations to clarify that auxiliary installations added to existing or proposed interstate transmission facilities under the Commission's regulations must be located within the authorized right-of-way or site for existing facilities or the right-of-way or site to be used for facilities proposed in a pending application for case-specific certificate authority or in a prior notice filing under the Commission's blanket certificate regulations, and use only the same temporary work space that was or will be used to construct the existing or proposed facilities. Order No. 790 also codified the common industry practice of notifying landowners prior to coming onto their property to undertake projects, or certain replacements, or certain maintenance activities.
Combined Notice of Filings #3
Document Number: 2014-27906
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2014-27905
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2014-27904
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Computer Matching Between the Selective Service System and the Department of Education
Document Number: 2014-27903
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Selective Service System, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2014-27902
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public of the official filing of the survey plat listed below. The plat will be available for viewing at http://www.glorecords.blm.gov.
Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978
Document Number: 2014-27901
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
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.
Notice of Request for Revision to and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Reporting, Herd Monitoring, and Management of Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases
Document Number: 2014-27900
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request a revision to and extension of approval of an information collection associated with the reporting, herd monitoring, and management of swine enteric coronavirus diseases.
Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; The Genetic Testing Registry
Document Number: 2014-27898
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
In compliance with the requirement of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies are invited on one or more of the following points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) 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; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. To Submit Comments and for Further Information: To obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, or request more information on the proposed project, contact: Ms. Sarah Carr, Acting Director, Office of Clinical Research and Bioethics Policy, Office of Science Policy, NIH, 6705 Rockledge Dr., Suite 750, Bethesda, MD 20892, or call non-toll-free number (301) 496-9838, or Email your request, including your address to: OCRBP-OSP@od.nih.gov. Formal requests for additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing. Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days of the date of this publication. Proposed Collection: The Genetic Testing Registry, 0925-0651, Expiration Date 02/28/2015EXTENSION, Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Need and Use of Information Collection: Clinical laboratory tests are available for more than 5,000 genetic conditions. The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) provides a centralized, online location for test developers, manufacturers, and researchers to voluntarily submit detailed information about the availability and scientific basis of their genetic tests. The GTR is of value to clinicians by providing information about the accuracy, validity, and usefulness of genetic tests. The GTR also highlights evidence gaps where additional research is needed. OMB approval is requested for 3 years. There are no costs to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 5,536.
Notice of Intent To Request Approval To Revise and Extend an Information Collection
Document Number: 2014-27896
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
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 approval to revise and extend a currently approved information collection, the Milk and Milk Products Surveys. Revision to burden hours will be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sample design, and/or questionnaire length.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-27894
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the FTC is seeking public comments on its request to OMB for a three- year extension of the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in the Trade Regulation Rule entitled Power Output Claims for Amplifiers Utilized in Home Entertainment Products (Amplifier Rule or Rule), 16 CFR part 432 (OMB Control Number 3084- 0105). That clearance expires on December 31, 2014.
Next Meeting of the North American Numbering Council
Document Number: 2014-27893
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission released a public notice announcing the meeting and agenda of the North American Numbering Council (NANC). The intended effect of this action is to make the public aware of the NANC's next meeting and agenda.
Notice of Filing of Self-Certification of Coal Capability Under the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act
Document Number: 2014-27892
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Energy
On October 21, 2014, Footprint Power Salem Harbor Development LP, as owner and operator of a new base load electric powerplant, submitted a coal capability self-certification to the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to 201(d) of the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978 (FUA), as amended, and DOE regulations in 10 CFR 501.60, 61. FUA and regulations thereunder require DOE to publish a notice of filing of self-certification in the Federal Register. 42 U.S.C. 8311(d) and 10 CFR 501.61(c).
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-27891
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections. This document describes an existing collection of information for 49 CFR part 574, Tire Identification and Recordkeeping, for which NHTSA intends to seek renewed OMB approval.
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-27890
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections. This document describes an existing collection of information for motor vehicle tire and rim labeling requirements for which NHTSA intends to seek renewed OMB approval.
Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-27889
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections. This document describes one collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Petition for Exemption From the Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Toyota
Document Number: 2014-27888
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document grants in full Toyota Motor North America, Inc.'s, (Toyota) petition for an exemption of the Sienna vehicle line in accordance with 49 CFR part 543, Exemption from Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard. This petition is granted because the agency has determined that the antitheft device to be placed on the line as standard equipment is likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the parts-marking requirements of the 49 CFR part 541, Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard (Theft Prevention Standard).
Petition for Exemption From the Federal Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Mazda Motor Corporation
Document Number: 2014-27887
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document grants in full the Mazda Motor Corporation's (Mazda) petition for an exemption of the (confidential) vehicle line in accordance with 49 CFR part 543, Exemption from Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard. This petition is granted because the agency has determined that the antitheft device to be placed on the line as standard equipment is likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the parts-marking requirements of 49 CFR part 541, Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard (Theft Prevention Standard). Mazda also requested confidential treatment for specific information in its petition. The agency will address Mazda's request for confidential treatment by separate letter.
Petition for Exemption From the Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Ford Motor Company
Document Number: 2014-27886
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document grants in full the Ford Motor Company's (Ford) petition for an exemption of the MKX vehicle line in accordance with 49 CFR part 543, Exemption from Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard. This petition is granted because the agency has determined that the antitheft device to be placed on the line as standard equipment is likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the parts-marking requirements of the 49 CFR part 541, Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard (Theft Prevention Standard). Ford also requested confidential treatment for specific information in its petition. The agency will address Ford's request for confidential treatment by separate letter.
Final Theft Data; Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard
Document Number: 2014-27885
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document publishes the final data on thefts of model year (MY) 2012 passenger motor vehicles that occurred in calendar year (CY) 2012. The final 2012 theft data indicated an increase in the vehicle theft rate experienced in CY/MY 2012. The final theft rate for MY 2012 passenger vehicles stolen in calendar year 2012 is 1.1294 thefts per thousand vehicles, an increase of 14.21 percent from the rate of 0.9889 thefts per thousand in 2011. Publication of these data fulfills NHTSA's statutory obligation to periodically obtain accurate and timely theft data and publish the information for review and comment.
Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-27884
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
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 has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden.
Connect America Fund
Document Number: 2014-27883
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Wireline Competition Bureau adopts a specific methodology for calculating reasonable comparability benchmarks for fixed broadband services. The methodology the Commission adopts today establishes reasonable comparability broadband benchmarks that vary, depending on the supported service's download and upload bandwidths and usage allowance.
Notice of Public Hearing and Business Meeting; December 9-10, 2014
Document Number: 2014-27880
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Delaware River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2014-27877
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey
Document Number: 2014-27876
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States office in Springfield, Virginia, 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Comment Request for Information Collection for Pre-Apprenticeship-Pathways to Success, New Collection
Document Number: 2014-27875
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (Department), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)] (PRA). The PRA helps ensure that respondents can provide requested data in the desired format with minimal reporting burden (time and financial resources), that collection instruments are clearly understood, and that the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, ETA is soliciting comments concerning the collection of data about quality pre-apprenticeship programs that prepare qualified entrants for registered apprenticeships and contribute to the development of a diverse and skilled workforce.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2014-27873
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public of the intent to officially file the survey plat listed below and afford a proper period of time to protest this action prior to the plat filing. During this time, the plat will be available for review in the BLM Colorado State Office.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Revision to the Regulations for the Nonessential Experimental Population of the Mexican Wolf
Document Number: 2014-27872
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), make available the final environmental impact statement (EIS) on the proposed revisions to the regulations for the nonessential experimental population designation of the Mexican wolf and our draft record of decision (ROD), under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended. Our intended action is to revise the regulations established in our 1998 Final Rule for the nonessential experimental population of the Mexican wolf. We also propose to extend the authority of the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program's section 10(a)(1)(A) research and recovery permit to areas that are outside of the Mexican Wolf Experimental Population Area. In the EIS we analyzed the environmental consequences of a range of alternatives, including the Proposed Action and No Action alternative, for our proposed rule. The action would be implemented through a final rule, a revised section 10(a)(1)(A) research and recovery permit, and the provision of Federal funding.
President's Export Council Subcommittee on Export Administration; Notice of Open Meeting
Document Number: 2014-27869
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2014-27868
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2014-27867
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
FDIC Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-27866
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
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 Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee (the ``SR Advisory Committee''), which will be held in Arlington, Virginia. The SR Advisory Committee will provide advice and recommendations on a broad range of issues regarding the resolution of systemically important financial companies pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Public Law 111-203 (July 21, 2010), 12 U.S.C. 5301 et seq.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2014-27865
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-27864
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2014-27863
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-27862
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-27861
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2014-27859
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Immediately in Effect Guidance Document: Product Labeling for Laparoscopic Power Morcellators; Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Availability
Document Number: 2014-27857
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of the guidance for industry and FDA staff entitled ``Immediately in Effect Guidance Document: Product Labeling for Laparoscopic Power Morcellators.'' FDA is issuing this guidance to recommend the addition of specific safety statements to the product labeling for laparoscopic power morcellators (LPMs). The Agency is making these recommendations in light of scientific information that suggests that the use of these devices contributes to the dissemination and upstaging of an occult uterine malignancy in women undergoing laparoscopic gynecologic surgery for presumed fibroids. FDA believes this effort will promote the safe and effective use of LPMs when used for gynecologic surgeries.
Agency Information Collection-Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) Verification Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-27855
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that OSDBU, Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.