January 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents
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Sunshine Act Notice: Cancellation of Meeting Notice
Agency Information Collection Activities: Collection of Monies Due the Federal Government; Comment Request
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an Information Collection Request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements in the regulations under 30 CFR part 1218. This notice also provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of these regulatory requirements.
Draft Test Guidelines; Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program Test Guidelines (Series 890); Three Tier 2 Non-Mammalian Tests; Notice of Availability and Request for Comment
EPA is announcing the availability of three draft test guidelines for public review and comment that are being added to its 890 Series, entitled ``Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program Test Guidelines.'' The draft guidelines relate to the following three non- mammalian species tests identified under Tier 2 of the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP): Japanese quail 2-generation reproduction test; Medaka extended 1-generation reproduction test; and Larval amphibian growth and development assay. These draft test guidelines are part of a series of test guidelines established by the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) for use in testing pesticides and chemical substances. The test guidelines serve as a compendium of accepted scientific methodologies and protocols that are intended to provide data to inform regulatory decisions. The test guidelines provide guidance for conducting the test, and are also used by EPA, the public, and companies that submit data to EPA.
Fourth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 229, 406 MHz Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) Joint With EUROCAE WG-98 Committee
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the fourth meeting of the 406 MHz Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) Joint with EUROCAE WG-98 Committee.
Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors
The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such inquiry, as the Board shall deem necessary, into the state of morale and discipline, the curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this meeting from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on March 2, 2015, will address new, pending, administrative and minor disciplinary infractions and non-judicial punishments involving the Midshipmen attending the U.S. Naval Academy to include, but not limited to, individual honor or conduct violations within the Brigade, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. For this reason, the executive session of this meeting will be closed to the public.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Day of Service Project Collection Tool for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, David Premo, at 202-606-6717 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call 1-800-833-3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general 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 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. Sec. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, CNCS is soliciting comments concerning its proposed Opportunity Youth Evaluation Bundling study. The primary purpose of the study is to conduct an outcome evaluation on the common interventions of select AmeriCorps State and National grantees engaging opportunity youth as AmeriCorps members. The project is an effort to generate rigorous outcome evidence, leverage limited evaluation resources, and build the evaluation capacity of smaller AmeriCorps State and National grantees. Collection of this data is not required for obtaining grant funding support from CNCS. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Thirteenth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 227, Standards of Navigation Performance
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the thirteenth meeting of the RTCA Special Committee 227, Standards of Navigation Performance.
Fourth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 231, Special Committee 231 TAWS
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the fourth meeting of the RTCA Special Committee 231, TAWS.
Twenty-Third Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 217-Aeronautical Databases Joint With EUROCAE WG-44-Aeronautical Databases
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 217Aeronautical Databases being held jointly with EUROCAE WG-44Aeronautical Databases.
Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Surplus Property Release at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Anchorage, Alaska.
The FAA is considering a proposal to change approximately 40 acres of airport land from aeronautical use to non-aeronautical use at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Anchorage, Alaska. It is determined through study and master planning that the property will not be needed for aeronautical purposes for the foreseeable future as this portion of the parcel is not contiguous with the airport proper and is significantly geographically separated from the operational areas of the airport. A change to non-aeronautical use does not exclude aeronautical activities in this area in the future.
Modification of National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) Test Concerning Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Document Image System (DIS) Relating to Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Document Submissions
This document announces U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP's) plan to modify part of the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test concerning document imaging, known as Phase III of the Document Image System (DIS) test. Phase III of the DIS test allows Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) participants to submit electronic images of a specific set of CBP and Partner Government Agency (PGA) forms and supporting information to CBP via a CBP-approved Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). This notice announces that ACE participating importers and brokers may now submit DIS test-supported Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) documents, in Portable Document Format (PDF) file format, via email, to email@example.com.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Action on the Proposed Highway in Georgia [Northwest I-75/I-575 Corridor, Cobb and Cherokee Counties, Georgia (Atlanta Metropolitan Area)]
This notice announces actions taken by USACE and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The action relates to the Northwest (I-75/I-575) (from Akers Mill Road to Hickory Grove Road on Interstate 75 (I-75) and from I-75 to Sixes Road on I-575) located in Cobb and Cherokee Counties, Georgia. The approximate length of the project is 29.7 miles. Those actions grant licenses, permits and approvals for the project.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collections. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Initial Review
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale (``boltless steel shelves'') from the People's Republic of China (the ``PRC''). We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available for domestic and foreign licensing by the Department of the Navy. The following patents are available for licensing: Patent No. 8,227,651: HIGH DENSITY RENEWABLE FUELS BASED ON THE SELECTIVE DIMERIZATION OF PINENES//Patent Application Serial No. 13/426294: PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR THE SELECTIVE DIMERIZATION OF TERPENES AND ALPHA-OLEFIN OLIGOMERS WITH A SINGLE-STAGE REACTOR AND A SINGLE-STAGE FRACTIONATION SYSTEM//Patent Application Serial No. 13/426347: PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR THE SELECTIVE DIMERIZATION OF TERPENES AND ALPHA- OLEFIN OLIGOMERS WITH A SINGLE-STAGE REACTOR AND A SINGLE-STAGE FRACTIONATION SYSTEM//Patent Application Serial No. 13/426393: PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR THE SELECTIVE DIMERIZATION OF TERPENES AND ALPHA- OLEFIN OLIGOMERS WITH A SINGLE-STAGE REACTOR AND A SINGLE-STAGE FRACTIONATION SYSTEM//Patent Application Serial No. 13/604115: METHODS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF RENEWABLE DIMETHYL JP-10//Patent Application Serial No. 13/605436: EFFICIENT CONVERSION OF PURE AND MIXED TERPENE FEEDSTOCKS TO HIGH DENSITY FUELS//Patent Application Serial No. 13/ 861198: RENEWABLE HIGH DENSITY TURBINE AND DIESEL FUELS//Patent Application Serial No. 14/171855: RENEWABLE HIGH-DENSITY, HIGH-OCTANE FUELS.
Pure Magnesium From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on pure magnesium from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is May 1, 2013, through April 30, 2014. This review covers one PRC company, Tianjin Magnesium International, Co., Ltd. (``TMI'') and Tianjin Magnesium Metal Co., Ltd. (``TMM'') (collectively ``TMI/ TMM'').\1\ The Department preliminarily finds that TMI/TMM did not have reviewable entries during the POR. The Department invites interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Certain Kitchen Appliance Shelving and Racks From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on kitchen appliance shelving and racks (``kitchen racks'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period September 1, 2013 through August 31, 2014.
Federal Advisory Committee Act; Downloadable Security Technology Advisory Committee
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice advises interested persons that the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC or Commission) Downloadable Security Technology Advisory Committee (DSTAC) will hold its first meeting. At the meeting, the Committee will discuss;) the scope of the report that it will deliver to the Commission; the ultimate goals of interested parties with respect to navigation device conditional access and content security; recommended working groups and the tasks for which they will be responsible, and any other topics related to the DSTAC's work that may arise.
Higher Initial Maximum Uniform Allowance Rate; Uniform Allowances
The NMFS Office of Law Enforcement (OLE) is planning to establish a higher initial maximum uniform allowance to procure and issue uniform items for uniformed enforcement officers (EOs). OLE has changed its uniform policy, now requiring five classes of uniforms. Until now, EOs were only required to have two classes of uniforms. This change affects 30 current EOs, 25 planned new EOs in 2015, and any future EOs. Current OPM regulations allow an agency to establish one or more initial maximum uniform allowance rates greater than the government- wide maximum uniform allowance rate.
Advisory Committee on International Postal and Delivery Services
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, the Department of State gives notice of a meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Postal and Delivery Services. This Committee has been formed in fulfillment of the provisions of the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (Pub. L. 109-435) and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Date and Time: The meeting will be held on Friday, February 13, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Location: The American Institute of Architects, Board Room, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20006. Public input: Any member of the public interested in providing public input to the meeting should contact Ms. Shereece Robinson, whose contact information is listed under for further information section of this notice. Each individual providing oral input is requested to limit his or her comments to five minutes. Requests to be added to the speaker list must be received in writing (letter, email or fax) prior to the close of business on Friday, February 6, 2014; written comments from members of the public for distribution at this meeting must reach Ms. Robinson by letter, email or fax by this same date. A member of the public requesting reasonable accommodation should make the request to Ms. Robinson by that same date. Meeting agenda: The agenda of the meeting will include: An update on developments at the Universal Postal Union, a report from the Customs subcommittee and further consideration of the terminal dues proposals offered at the meeting of September 29, 2014. A full agenda and meeting documents will be posted on the Committee Web site at www.state.gov/p/io/ipp/mtgs/index.htm as they become available. For further information, please contact Ms. Shereece Robinson of the Office of Specialized and Technical Agencies (IO/STA), Bureau of International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department of State, at tel. (202) 647-1044, FAX (202) 647-8902, by email at RobinsonSA2@state.gov or by mail at IO/STA, Room 5333 HST; U.S. Department of State; Washington DC 20520-6319.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Northern Long-Eared Bat With a Rule Under Section 4(d) of the Act; Correction
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), published a proposed rule in the Federal Register on January 16, 2015, to set forth a species-specific rule under the authority of section 4(d) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), that provides measures that are necessary and advisable to provide for the conservation of the northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), should we determine this species warrants listing as a threatened species under the Act. In that proposal, we provided the wrong address for the submission of hard-copy comments. With this document, we correct our error.
Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability
Fourteenth Meeting: RTCA NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC)
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the fourteenth meeting of the RTCA NextGen Advisory Committee.
Advisory Circular 33-10, Considerations for Comparative Test and Analysis Based Compliance Findings for Turbine Engine and Auxiliary Power Unit Replacement, Redesign and Repaired Parts
This notice announces the withdrawal of the guidance offered in AC 33-10 so it can be revised.
Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC''), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on calcium hypochlorite from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').
TÜV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of T[Uuml]V Rheinland of North America, Inc. for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
This Federal Register notice announces meetings of the full Committee and the workgroups on February 24 and 25, 2015 in Washington, DC.
Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (``Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC''), the Department is issuing a countervailing duty order on calcium hypochlorite from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').
Lightweight Thermal Paper From the People's Republic of China and Germany: Continuation of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on the People's Republic of China, Revocation of the Antidumping Duty Order on Germany
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) in their five year (sunset) reviews that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order and the countervailing duty (CVD) order on lightweight thermal paper (LWTP) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD and CVD orders on LWTP from the PRC. In addition, as a result of the ITC's determination that revocation of the AD order on LWTP from Germany is not likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is revoking the AD order on LWTP from the Germany.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. 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 information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Self-Regulatory Organizations; Fixed Income Clearing Corporation; National Securities Clearing Corporation; the Depository Trust Company; Notice of No Objection to Advance Notices, as Amended, To Amend and Restate the Third Amended and Restated Shareholders Agreement, Dated as of December 7, 2005
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Overseas Security Advisory Council Meeting Notice
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Atka Mackerel in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Atka mackerel in the Eastern Aleutian district and the Bering Sea subarea (BSEAI) of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Island management area (BSAI) by vessels participating in the BSAI trawl limited access fishery. This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the A season allowance of the 2015 Atka mackerel total allowable catch (TAC) in the BSEAI allocated to vessels participating in the BSAI trawl limited access fishery.
Procurement List; Proposed Additions
The Committee is proposing to add products to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
National Energy Technology Laboratory; Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive license to practice the invention described and claimed in U.S. Patent Application Number 61/995,405, entitled ``Ionic Solvent for the Aluminum Electroplating Process'' to LumiShield Technologies, having its principal place of business in Pittsburgh, PA. The invention is owned jointly by the United States of America, as represented by the Department of Energy, and Carnegie Mellon University. The prospective exclusive license complies with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
Proposed Settlement Agreement
In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (``Act''), notice is hereby given of a proposed settlement agreement to address lawsuits filed by Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (``Cliffs''), ArcelorMittal USA LLC (``ArcelorMittal''), the State of Michigan (collectively, the ``Petitioners'') in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., et al., v. EPA, No. 13-1758 (and consolidated case Nos. 13-1761, 13-2126, 13-2129, 13-2130) and Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., et al., v. EPA, No. 13-3573 (and consolidated case Nos. 13-3575, 14-1710, and 14-1712). Petitioners filed petitions for review challenging EPA's final rule entitled ``Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; States of Minnesota and Michigan; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan; Federal Implementation Plan for Regional Haze'' 78 FR 8706 (Feb. 6, 2013) (the ``FIP Rule''). Petitioners also filed petitions for review challenging EPA's final rule entitled ``Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; States of Michigan and Minnesota; Regional Haze,'' 78 FR 59825 (Sept. 30, 2013) (the ``SIP Rule''). The proposed settlement agreement establishes deadlines for EPA to take actions.
Diamond Sawblades and Parts Thereof From China; Determination To Conduct a Full Five-Year Review and Scheduling of the Review
The Commission hereby gives notice that it will proceed with a full review pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on diamond sawblades and parts thereof from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. The Commission also gives notice of the scheduling of the full review pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)). For further information concerning the conduct of this review and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
Arts Advisory Panel Meetings
Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), as amended, notice is hereby given that two meetings of the Arts Advisory Panel to the National Council on the Arts will be held by teleconference from the National Endowment for the Arts, Constitution Center, 400 7th St. SW., Washington, DC 20506 as follows (all meetings are Eastern time and ending times are approximate): International (application review): This meeting will be closed.
Energy Efficiency Program for Consumer Products and Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Information Collection Extension
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces receipt of the approval of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend until November 30, 2017, DOE's information collection under control number 1910-1400 pursuant to the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice and Request for Comments
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on November 25, 2014, 79 FR 70275-70276.
Energy Efficiency Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Lamps: Preliminary Technical Support Document
This document announces an extension of the time period for submitting comments, data and information on the preliminary technical support document (TSD) for general service lamps (GSLs) energy conservation standards published on December 11, 2014. The comment period is extended to February 23, 2015.
Technical Amendments: Transfer of Office Functions
The Department of Energy (DOE) has reorganized its Office of Health, Safety and Security by dividing the office into two separate organizations: The Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security and the Office of Enterprise Assessments. The Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security's mission is to provide corporate leadership and strategic approaches for protecting DOE's workers, the public, the environment and national security assets. This objective is accomplished through developing corporate policies and standards and providing guidance on their implementation; sharing operating experience, lessons learned, and best practices; and providing assistance and supporting services to line management with the goal of mission success as DOE's environment, health, safety and security advocate. The Office of Enterprise Assessments administers the Department's Congressionally-mandated enforcement functions in the areas of worker safety and health, nuclear safety, and security, and provides independent assessments of Departmental performance in the areas of security, worker safety and health, nuclear safety and the environment. This final rule makes technical amendments to DOE's regulations to substitute the officials to whom or offices to which functions have been transferred pursuant to the reorganization of offices and functions. This regulation does not alter substantive rights or obligations under current law.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
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.