January 6, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-01-06-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-01-06
National Stalking Awareness Month, 2016
Document Number: 2016-00136
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Executive Office of the President
National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2016
Document Number: 2016-00116
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Executive Office of the President
National Mentoring Month, 2016
Document Number: 2016-00114
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Sunshine Act Meeting; National Science Board
Document Number: 2016-00027
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Filing of Self-Certification of Coal Capability Under the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act
Document Number: 2015-33317
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Energy
On December 17, 2015, CPV Towantic, LLC, 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 Sec. 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).
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Savannah River Site
Document Number: 2015-33316
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Savannah River Site. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Funding Availability for Small Shipyard Grant Program; Application Deadline
Document Number: 2015-33315
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
Under the Small Shipyard Grant Program, there is currently $4,900,000 available for grants for capital and related improvements to qualified shipyard facilities that will be effective in fostering efficiency, competitive operations, and quality ship construction, repair, and reconfiguration. This notice announces the intention of the Maritime Administration to provide grants to small shipyards. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 20.814. Potential applicants are advised that it is expected, based on past experience, that the number of applications will far exceed the funds available and that only a small percentage of applications will be funded. It is anticipated that about 5-10 applications will be selected for funding with an average grant amount of about $1 million.
Notice of the General Services Administration's Labor-Management Relations Council Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33302
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration's Labor-Management Relations Council (GLMRC), a Federal Advisory Committee established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., App., and Executive Order 13522, plans to hold one meeting that is open to the public.
Registration Review Interim Decisions; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2015-33300
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the availability of EPA's interim registration review decision for the pesticides listed in Unit II of this notice. Registration review is EPA's periodic review of pesticide registrations to ensure that each pesticide continues to satisfy the statutory standard for registration, that is, that the pesticide can perform its intended function without causing unreasonable adverse effects to human health or the environment. Through this program, EPA is ensuring that each pesticide's registration is based on current scientific and other knowledge, including its effects on human health and the environment.
Registration Review; Draft Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessments; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2015-33298
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the availability of EPA's draft human health and ecological risk assessments for the registration review of a group of pesticides identified individually in this document in the table in Unit III, and opens a public comment period. Registration review is EPA's periodic review of pesticide registrations to ensure that each pesticide continues to satisfy the statutory standard for registration, that is, the pesticide can perform its intended function without unreasonable adverse effects on human health or the environment. As part of the registration review process, the Agency has completed a comprehensive draft human health and ecological risk assessment for the identified pesticides. After reviewing comments received during the public comment period on each assessment, EPA may issue revised risk assessments and explain any changes to the draft risk assessments, and respond to substantive comments on the risk assessments. EPA may also request public input on risk mitigation before completing a proposed registration review decision for the identified pesticides. Through this program, EPA is ensuring that each pesticide's registration is based on current scientific and other knowledge, including its effects on human health and the environment.
Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses
Document Number: 2015-33297
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has forwarded the attached Notifications of Proposed Export Licenses to the Congress on the dates indicated on the attachments pursuant to sections 36(c) and 36(d), and in compliance with section 36(f), of the Arms Export Control Act.
Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Title I of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act
Document Number: 2015-33295
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ``Title I of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act'' (EPA ICR No. 0824.06, OMB Control No. 2040-0008) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed renewal of the ICR (formerly known as ``Ocean Dumping Regulationsreports and record keeping to obtain a permit, request designation, and report on permitted dumping activities''), which is currently expired. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: 2015-33294
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is proposing to make the following changes to PBGC-6, an existing system of records: (1) Revise the Categories of Individuals Covered by the System, (2) revise the Categories of Records in the System, (3) revise an existing routine use, (4) add two new routine uses, (5) revise the Safeguards, and (6) revise the Record Source Categories. PBGC is also proposing to make the following changes to PBGC-9, an existing system of records: (1) Revise the Categories of Records in the System, (2) revise an existing routine use, (3) add a new routine use, and (4) revise the Safeguards.
Approval and Promulgation of State Plans for Designated Facilities and Pollutants; Nebraska; Sewage Sludge Incinerators
Document Number: 2015-33292
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking direct final action to approve the Clean Air Act (CAA) section 111(d)/129 negative declaration for the state of Nebraska, for existing sewage sludge incinerator (SSI) units. This negative declaration certifies that existing SSI units subject to sections 111(d) and 129 of the CAA do not exist within the jurisdiction of Nebraska. EPA is accepting the negative declaration in accordance with the requirements of the CAA.
Approval and Promulgation of State Plans for Designated Facilities and Pollutants; Nebraska; Sewage Sludge Incinerators
Document Number: 2015-33291
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes to approve the Clean Air Act (CAA) section 111(d)/129 negative declaration for the state of Nebraska, for existing sewage sludge incinerator (SSI) units. This negative declaration certifies that existing SSI units subject to sections 111(d) and 129 of the CAA do not exist within the jurisdiction of Nebraska. EPA is accepting the negative declaration in accordance with the requirements of the CAA.
Chlorinated Isocyanurates From Spain and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2015-33290
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on chlorinated isocyanurates (chlorinated isos) from Spain and the People's Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the rates identified in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Determining Which Structures, Systems, Components and Functions are Important to Safety
Document Number: 2015-33287
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received a petition for rulemaking (PRM) requesting that the NRC amend its ``Domestic licensing of production and utilization facilities'' regulations to define the term ``important to safety'' and provide a set of specific criteria for determining which structures, systems, components (SSCs), and functions are ``important to safety.'' The petition, dated July 20, 2015, was submitted by Kurt T. Schaefer (the petitioner) and was supplemented on August 31, 2015. The petition was docketed by the NRC on September 4, 2015, and was assigned Docket Number PRM-50-112. The NRC is examining the issues raised in this petition to determine whether it should be considered in rulemaking. The NRC is requesting public comments on this petition for rulemaking.
Request To Amend License To Import Radioactive Waste
Document Number: 2015-33286
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Rural Utilities Service Guarantees for Bonds and Notes Issued for Electrification or Telephone Purposes
Document Number: 2015-33285
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is hereby giving notice that it intends to publish in the near future a notice of solicitation for Fiscal Year 2016 (the ``Notice of Solicitation for Applications'') specifying the timeframe for the submission of applications and program requirements for cooperative and other not-for-profit lenders wishing to participate in RUS's program involving the guarantee of loans for eligible electrification and telephone purposes, as authorized by Section 313A of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 940c-1) (the ``Act'') and 7 CFR part 1720 (the ``Program Regulations'').
Request To Amend License To Export Radioactive Waste
Document Number: 2015-33284
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Request To Amend a License To Import Radioactive Waste
Document Number: 2015-33282
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM 100 Cask System; Amendment No. 9, Revision 1
Document Number: 2015-33280
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International (``Holtec,'' or ``the applicant'') HI-STORM 100 Cask System listing within the ``List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks'' to include Amendment No. 9, Revision 1, to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1014. Amendment No. 9, Revision 1, changes cooling time limits for thimble plug devices (TPDs), removes certain testing requirements for the fabrication of Metamic HT neutron-absorbing structural material, and reduces certain minimum guaranteed values (MGV) used in bounding calculations for this material. Amendment No. 9, Revision 1, also changes fuel definitions to classify certain boiling water reactor (BWR) fuel within specified guidelines as undamaged fuel.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM 100 Cask System; Amendment No. 9, Revision 1
Document Number: 2015-33279
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International (Holtec or the applicant) HI-STORM 100 Cask System listing within the ``List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks'' to include Amendment No. 9, Revision 1, to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1014. Amendment No. 9, Revision 1, changes cooling time limits for thimble plug devices, removes certain testing requirements for the fabrication of Metamic HT neutron-absorbing structural material, and reduces certain minimum guaranteed values used in bounding calculations for this material. Amendment No. 9, Revision 1, also changes fuel definitions to classify certain boiling water reactor fuel within specified guidelines as undamaged fuel.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2009-52
Document Number: 2015-33276
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Election of Investment Tax Credit in Lieu of Production Tax Credit; Coordination With Department of Treasury Grants for Specified Energy Property in Lieu of Tax Credits.
National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule
Document Number: 2015-33275
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule Committee (Committee) will meet in Sacramento, California. Attendees may also participate via webinar and conference call. The Committee operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92- 463). Additional information relating to the Committee, including the meeting summary/minutes, can be found by visiting the Committee's Web site at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/planningrule/committee.
Information Collection; Fire & Aviation Management Medical Qualifications Program
Document Number: 2015-33273
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension with revisions to the information collection, Fire & Aviation Management Medical Qualifications Program. With this extension, the Agency has changed the name of the information collection to Fire & Aviation Management Medical Qualifications Program.
Order Declares Wypoint Telecom, Inc.'s International Section 214 Authorization Terminated
Document Number: 2015-33271
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, we declare the international section 214 authorization granted to Wypoint Telecom, Inc. (``Wypoint'' and formerly known as Sage VOIP Solutions, Inc.) terminated given Wypoint's inability to comply with an express condition for holding the authorization. We also conclude that Wypoint failed to comply with those requirements of the Communications Act of 1934 (the Act) and the Commission's rules that ensure that the Commission can contact and communicate with the authorization holder, which failures have prevented any way of addressing Wypoint's inability to comply with the condition of its authorization.
Notice of Public Meeting; Western Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-33270
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Western Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2015-33265
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated July 21, 1996.
Medical Devices; Obstetrical and Gynecological Devices; Classification of the Intravaginal Culture System
Document Number: 2015-33264
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is classifying the intravaginal culture system into class II (special controls). The special controls that will apply to the device are identified in this order and will be part of the codified language for the intravaginal culture system's classification. The Agency is classifying the device into class II (special controls) in order to provide a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness of the device.
Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33263
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee; Amendment of Notice
Document Number: 2015-33262
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an amendment to the notice of meeting of the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee. This meeting was announced in the Federal Register of November 23, 2015. The amendment is being made to reflect a change in the Agenda portion of the document. There are no other changes.
Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act 907 Public Meeting: Progress on Enhancing the Collection, Analysis, and Availability of Demographic Subgroup Data; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2015-33261
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA or Agency) Office of Minority Health (OMH), Office of Women's Health (OWH), the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), and the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) are announcing a public meeting seeking feedback and recommendations from patient groups, consumer groups, regulated industry, academia, and other interested parties on FDA's progress in implementing the ``Action Plan to Enhance the Collection and Availability of Demographic Subgroup Data,'' required under the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA).
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Daedalus Drone Services, LLC
Document Number: 2015-33259
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. 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.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2015-33256
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2015-33255
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2015-33254
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33253
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Drug Abuse Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33252
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2015-33251
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated July 21, 1996.
National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of U.S. Free Trade Agreements; Notice of Open Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33248
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the Office of Trade and Labor Affairs (OTLA) gives notice of a meeting of the National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of U.S. Free Trade Agreements (``Committee'' or ``NAC''), which was established by the Secretary of Labor. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the implementation of the labor provisions of free trade agreements and to identify the Committee's priority countries and issues for 2016.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation's Proposed Trust Acquisition and Gaming Facility Project, DeKalb County, Illinois
Document Number: 2015-33247
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (Nation) as cooperating agency, intend to gather information necessary to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in connection with the Nation's application for the proposed acquisition in trust by the United States of approximately 129 acres for construction and operation of a gaming facility in DeKalb County, Illinois. This notice also opens public scoping to identify potential issues, concerns and alternatives to be considered in the EIS.
Notice of Revocation of Customs Brokers' Licenses
Document Number: 2015-33246
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice of the revocation of customs brokers' licenses by operation of law.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Certain Multifunction Printer Products
Document Number: 2015-33245
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain multifunction printer products known as bizhub C3850FS multifunction digital printers (``bizhub MFP''). Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded that the country of origin of the bizhub MFP is Japan for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33243
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following meeting of the Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (``the Board'').
Updating Competitive Bidding Rules
Document Number: 2015-33241
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission announces that on December 10, 2015, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved, on an emergency basis, for a period for six months, a revision to an approved information collection to implement a modified collection requirement under 47 CFR 1.2105(c)(4) contained in the Part 1 Report and Order, Updating Competitive Bidding Rules, FCC 15-80. This document is consistent with the Part 1 Report and Order, which stated that the Commission would publish a document in the Federal Register announcing OMB approval and the effective date of the rule and requirement.