January 4, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

In the Matter of China Domestica Bio-Technology Holdings, Inc., Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2015-33139
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In the Matter of USA Graphite, Inc., Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2015-33138
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-33130
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33105
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, Department of Justice
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2015-33092
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program
Document Number: 2015-33091
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary intends to use the existing slate of applicants developed for the Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 to make new grant awards in FY 2016. The Secretary takes this action because a number of high-quality applications remain on the grant slate and available funding for the program in FY 2016 can support only a limited number of new awards.
Membership of the Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2015-33088
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary publishes a list of persons who may be named to serve on the Performance Review Board that oversees the evaluation of performance appraisals for Senior Executive Service members of the Department.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2015-33081
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of First-Class Package Service Contract 41 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2015-33080
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail & First-Class Package Service Contract 8 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2015-33079
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 186 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2015-33078
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail & First-Class Package Service Contract 12 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2015-33077
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 185 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2015-33076
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 182 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Safety Zone; Intracoastal Waterway; Lake Charles, LA
Document Number: 2015-33072
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) extending 100-yards east and west of ICW Mile Marker 244.5 located at position 30[deg]03'38'' N. 093[deg]22'19'' W. (NAD 83) in Lake Charles, Louisiana. This safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from hazards created by high power electrical line installation operations via helicopter over the Intracoastal Waterway. Entry of vessels or persons into this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Port Arthur.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Three Mile Slough, Rio Vista, CA
Document Number: 2015-33070
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Highway 160 drawbridge across Three Mile Slough, mile 0.1, at Rio Vista, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to make necessary bridge maintenance repairs. This deviation allows the bridge to be secured in the closed-to- navigation position during the deviation period.
Amendment To Clarify When Component Part Testing Can Be Used and Which Textile Products Have Been Determined Not To Exceed the Allowable Lead Content Limits; Delay of Effective Date and Reopening of Comment Period
Document Number: 2015-33068
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (``Commission'' or ``CPSC'') published a direct final rule (``DFR'') and notice of proposed rulemaking (``NPR'') in the same issue of the Federal Register on October 14, 2015, clarifying when component part testing can be used and clarifying which textile products have been determined not to exceed the allowable lead content limits. Because the comment period deadline for the DFR was stated incorrectly on regulations.gov, the Commission is reopening the comment period to accept comments submitted by January 13, 2016, and is delaying the effective date of the DFR to February 12, 2016.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project, Dawson County, Montana
Document Number: 2015-33066
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, United States Army Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) propose to jointly prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that analyzes and discloses effects associated with actions to provide fish passage at the Intake Diversion Dam. The proposed Federal action is to improve passage for endangered pallid sturgeon and other native fish at Intake Diversion Dam in the lower Yellowstone River. The Corps and Reclamation will serve as joint lead Federal agencies in the preparation of the Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage EIS. The Corps will serve as administrative lead for National Environmental Policy Act compliance activities during preparation of the EIS. The EIS will include consideration of a range of reasonable alternatives to the proposed Federal action that meet the purpose and need of improving passage while continuing a viable and effective operation of the Lower Yellowstone Project. The Corps and Reclamation will each consider and approve a Record of Decision regarding actions and decisions for which the respective agencies are responsible.
Notice of Intent to Prepare a Joint Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report and Conduct Scoping Meeting for the Corte Madera Creek Flood Control Project General Reevaluation Report and Integrated EIS/EIR, County of Marin, CA
Document Number: 2015-33065
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The comment period for the Notice of Intent to prepare a joint EIS/EIR and conduct a scoping meeting for the Corte Madera Creek Flood Control Project published in the Federal Register on Friday, December 18, 2015 (80 FR 79034) and required comments by February 1, 2016. The comment period has been extended to February 16, 2016.
Thirty-Eighth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee (224) Airport Security Access Control Systems
Document Number: 2015-33064
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the Thirty-Eighth RTCA Special Committee 224 meeting.
Fifteenth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee (209) ATCRBS/Mode S Transponder MOPS (Joint With EUROCAE WG-49, EUROCAE WG-51 Subgroup 1, and RTCA SC-186 Working Group 3)
Document Number: 2015-33063
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the Fifteenth RTCA Special Committee 209 meeting.
Twenty-Fifth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee (214) Standards for Air Traffic Data Communication Services (Joint With EUROCAE WG-78)
Document Number: 2015-33061
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the Twenty-Fifth RTCA Special Committee 214 meeting.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Specific Release Form
Document Number: 2015-33060
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The information garnered from a Specific Release Form will be used by FAA Special Agents to obtain information related to a specific investigation. That information is then provided to the FAA decision making authority to make FAA employment and/or pilot certification/revocation determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Suspected Unapproved Parts Notification
Document Number: 2015-33059
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The information collected on the FAA Form 8120-11 is reported voluntarily by manufacturers, repair stations, aircraft owner/ operators, air carriers, and the general public who wish to report suspected unapproved parts to the FAA for review. The report information is collected and correlated by the FAA, Aviation Safety Hotline Program Office, and used to determine if an unapproved part investigation is warranted.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Airport Grant Program
Document Number: 2015-33058
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to revise a currently approved information collection. The FAA is developing an information system to collect certain frequency information currently being collected on form 7460-1, and to revise form 7460-1 to remove frequency information requests.
Commission on Care
Document Number: 2015-33051
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2015-33050
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Computing or Graphics Systems, Components Thereof, and Vehicles Containing Same, DN 3109; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33046
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a joint webinar meeting of its Ad Hoc Trawl Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory Committee (GEMPAC) and Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Technical Advisory Committee (GEMTAC), which is open to the public.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33045
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC) Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Committee will hold a public meeting.
MyVA Federal Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33040
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Extension of the Workers' Compensation Offset From Age 65 to Full Retirement Age-Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act
Document Number: 2015-33036
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We propose to amend our regulations to incorporate changes made by the ABLE Act to section 224(a) of the Social Security Act. The ABLE Act amends section 224(a) by changing the age at which disability insurance benefits (DIB) are no longer subject to reduction (offset) based on receipt of workers' compensation or public disability benefits (WC/PDB), from age 65 to the day the individual attains full retirement age. This change will make our rules consistent with the provisions of the Act, as amended by the ABLE Act.
National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation; Notice of Prior Notice Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2015-33033
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
UGI Sunbury, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Sunbury Pipeline Project
Document Number: 2015-33032
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Document Number: 2015-33030
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Energy
In the Matter of Changda International Holdings, Inc.: Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2015-33029
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In the Matter of Zhong Wen International Holding Co., Ltd.; Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2015-33028
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Regional Office Administered Program (ROAP) Child Nutrition Payment Center (for the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and Special Milk Programs)
Document Number: 2015-33027
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this existing information collection. This collection is a renewal of a currently approved collection for reporting annual application and monthly claim data via the Child Nutrition Payment Center for the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, and the Special Milk Program for schools and institutions administered by a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Regional Office Administered Program.
Indirect Food Additives: Paper and Paperboard Components
Document Number: 2015-33026
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is amending the food additive regulations to no longer provide for the use of three specific perfluoroalkyl ethyl containing food-contact substances (FCSs) as oil and water repellants for paper and paperboard for use in contact with aqueous and fatty foods because new data are available as to the toxicity of substances structurally similar to these compounds that demonstrate there is no longer a reasonable certainty of no harm from the food-contact use of these FCSs. This action is in response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Center for Food Safety, the Breast Cancer Fund, the Center for Environmental Health, Clean Water Action, the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Children's Environmental Health Network, Environmental Working Group, and Improving Kids' Environment.
Northwest Medical Isotopes, LLC
Document Number: 2015-33025
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has determined that the second and final part of the application for a construction permit, submitted by Northwest Medical Isotopes, LLC (NWMI) is acceptable for docketing. NWMI proposes to build a medical radioisotope production facility located in Columbia, Missouri.
Crystal River Nuclear Generating Plant, Unit 3; Consideration of Approval of Transfer of License and Conforming Amendment
Document Number: 2015-33024
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of an application filed by Duke Energy Florida, Inc. (DEF) on July 28, 2015, as supplemented on September 22, 2015. The application seeks NRC approval of the direct transfer of Facility Operating License DPR-72 for Crystal River Nuclear Generating Plant, Unit 3, from Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc., to DEF. The NRC is also considering amending the facility operating license for administrative purposes to reflect the proposed transfer.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Information Collection Extension With Revision; Comment Request; Bank Secrecy Act/Money Laundering Risk Assessment
Document Number: 2015-33023
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC, 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 a continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35) (PRA), the OCC may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning its information collection entitled, ``Bank Secrecy Act/Money Laundering Risk Assessment,'' also known as the Money Laundering Risk (MLR) System.
Agency Request for Approval of a New Information Collection: Recruitment and Debriefing of Human Subjects for Head-Up Displays and Distraction Potential
Document Number: 2015-33022
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments about our intention to request Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a new information collection. The information collection involves eligibility, demographic, and debriefing questionnaires. The information will be used to recruit participants for a study on vehicle Head-Up Displays. The proposed study will focus on acceptance and distraction potential of automotive Head-Up Displays.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2015-33017
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2015-33012
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN) is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, as amended (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (DAJAG)(Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS ZUMWALT (DDG 1000) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.