January 13, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-01-13-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-01-13
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Defense Contractors Performing Private Security Functions (DFARS Case 2015-D021)
Document Number: C1-2015-32874
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Harlan County, KY
Document Number: 2016-00592
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
In the Matter of DC Brands International Inc., Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2016-00591
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-00566
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Stony Hill Road Superfund Site; Wake Forest, Wake County, North Carolina; Notice of Proposed Settlement
Document Number: 2016-00539
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Under 122(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the United States Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to enter into a settlement with Flextronics International USA, Inc., concerning the Stony Hill Road Superfund Site located in Wake Forest, Wake County, North Carolina. The proposed settlement addresses recovery of CERCLA costs for a cleanup action performed by the EPA at the Site.
Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Oil Pollution Prevention; Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans
Document Number: 2016-00538
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ``Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans'' (EPA ICR No. 0328.17, OMB Control No. 2050-0021) 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 extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through May 31, 2016. 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.
Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of Applications for New Uses
Document Number: 2016-00537
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has received applications to register pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered pesticide products. Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these applications.
Propyzamide; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2016-00534
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes a tolerance for residues of propyzamide, also known as pronamide, in or on leaf lettuce. Dow AgroSciences, LLC requested this tolerance under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Methacrylate Type Copolymer, Compound With Aminomethyl Propanol; Tolerance Exemption
Document Number: 2016-00533
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of 2-propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymers with tert-Bu acrylate, Me methacrylate, polyethylene glycol methacrylate C16-C18-alkyl ethers and vinylpyrrolidone, tert-Bu 2-ethylhexaneperoxoate-initiated, compounds with 2-amino-2-methyl-1-propanol when used as an inert ingredient in a pesticide chemical formulation. BASF Corporation submitted a petition to EPA under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), requesting an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance. This regulation eliminates the need to establish a maximum permissible level for residues of 2-propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymers with tert-Bu acrylate, Me methacrylate, polyethylene glycol methacrylate C16-C18-alkyl ethers and vinylpyrrolidone, tert- Bu 2-ethylhexaneperoxoate-initiated, compounds with 2-amino-2-methyl-1- propanol on food or feed commodities.
Clinical Outcome Assessment Compendium
Document Number: 2016-00529
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the establishment of a docket to receive suggestions, recommendations, and comments from interested parties (including academic institutions, regulated industry, and patient groups) on our pilot ``Clinical Outcome Assessment Compendium'' (COA Compendium). FDA has developed a Web site that describes the purpose of the pilot COA Compendium and provides background information. Comments received on the pilot COA Compendium during its pilot phase will help FDA determine its utility, and may assist FDA in developing future iterations of the COA Compendium and identifying best methods for conveying COA Compendium information on FDA's Web site.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-00528
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the United States Southern Command 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.
Charter Amendment of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2016-00526
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that it is amending the charter for the Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel (``the Panel'').
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2016-00525
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0004
Document Number: 2016-00524
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, with change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0004, United States Coast Guard Academy Application and Supplemental Forms. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; SkyPhilly, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-00523
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
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.
Amendment of Authority Citation for Standard Instrument Procedures
Document Number: 2016-00522
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
To update and clarify the Administrator's rulemaking authority to be consistent with other parts of its regulations, the FAA is amending the authority citation for part 97.
Announcement of Requirements and Registration for “Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition”
Document Number: 2016-00520
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice announces the third year of the Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. The competition requires teams of graduate students from multiple disciplines to submit plans in response to a real life affordable housing design issue. The goals of this competition are: To encourage research and innovation in quality affordable housing design that strengthens the social and physical fabric of low and moderate-income communities and neighborhoods, to raise practitioner and future practitioner capacity to produce more livable and sustainable housing for low and moderate-income people through disseminating best practices, and to foster cross-cutting team-work within the design and community development process.
HEARTH Act Approval of Ohkay Owingeh Regulations
Document Number: 2016-00518
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On January 4, 2016, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Ohkay Owingeh leasing regulations under the HEARTH Act. With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into the following type of leases without BIA approval: Business; residential; agricultural wind and solar resource; public; religious; educational; cultural; and other authorized purposes.
Notice to All Interested Parties of the Termination of the Receivership of 10326, Legacy Bank; Scottsdale, Arizona
Document Number: 2016-00517
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Agreement Filed
Document Number: 2016-00515
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Determining Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk
Document Number: 2016-00514
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
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 information collection. This is a revision of a currently approved collection for determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals and free milk as stated in 7 CFR part 245. These federal requirements affect eligibility under the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and the Special Milk Program and are also applicable to the Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Summer Food Service Program when individual eligibility must be established. The current approval for the information collection burden associated with 7 CFR part 245 expires on April 30, 2016. The revisions being requested are primarily adjustments due to updating the number of respondents.
Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2016-00513
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2016-00512
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2016-00511
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Technical Advisory Committees; Notice of Recruitment of Private-Sector Members
Document Number: 2016-00510
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Seven Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) advise the Department of Commerce on the technical parameters for export controls applicable to dual-use commodities and technology and on the administration of those controls. The TACs are composed of representatives from industry representatives, academic leaders and U.S. Government representing diverse points of view on the concerns of the exporting community. Industry representatives are selected from firms producing a broad range of goods, technologies, and software presently controlled for national security, non-proliferation, foreign policy, and short supply reasons or that are proposed for such controls, balanced to the extent possible among large and small firms. TAC members are appointed by the Secretary of Commerce and serve terms of not more than four consecutive years. The membership reflects the Department's commitment to attaining balance and diversity. TAC members must obtain secret-level clearances prior to appointment. These clearances are necessary so that members may be permitted access to the classified information needed to formulate recommendations to the Department of Commerce. Each TAC meets approximately four times per year. Members of the Committees will not be compensated for their services. The seven TACs are responsible for advising the Department of Commerce on the technical parameters for export controls and the administration of those controls within the following areas: Information Systems TAC: Control List Categories 3 (electronics), 4 (computers), and 5 (telecommunications and information security); Materials TAC: Control List Category 1 (materials, chemicals, microorganisms, and toxins); Materials Processing Equipment TAC: Control List Category 2 (materials processing); Regulations and Procedures TAC: The Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and Procedures for implementing the EAR; Sensors and Instrumentation TAC: Control List Category 6 (sensors and lasers); Transportation and Related Equipment TAC: Control List Categories 7 (navigation and avionics), 8 (marine), and 9 (propulsion systems, space vehicles, and related equipment) and the Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee: (1) The identification of emerging technologies and research and development activities that may be of interest from a dual-use perspective; (2) the prioritization of new and existing controls to determine which are of greatest consequence to national security; (3) the potential impact of dual-use export control requirements on research activities; and (4) the threat to national security posed by the unauthorized exports of technologies. To respond to this recruitment notice, please send a copy of your resume to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov. Deadline: This Notice of Recruitment will be open for one year from its date of publication in the Federal Register.
Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2016-00509
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Rocky Mountain Region; Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests; Grand Valley Ranger District; Mesa County, Colorado; Enlargement of Monument No. 1 and Hunter Reservoirs
Document Number: 2016-00508
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests (GMUG) intends to prepare a Supplement to the June 2007 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Hunter Reservoir Enlargement to also include enlargement of the Monument No. 1 Reservoir in the Proposed Action. The original notice of intent (NOI) for the Hunter Reservoir Enlargement was published in 70 FR 61781 on October 26, 2005; and the notice of availability (NOA) was published in 72 FR 39808 on July 20, 2007. Both reservoirs are owned by the Ute Water Conservancy District (Ute Water) and are located on National Forest System (NFS) lands in the Leon Creek watershed in the eastern portion of Mesa County, Colorado.
Annual Retail Trade Survey
Document Number: 2016-00507
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
The United States Department of Commerce's Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) publishes this notice to announce that the Director of the Census Bureau has determined the need to conduct the 2015 Annual Retail Trade Survey (ARTS). ARTS covers employer firms with establishments located in the United States and classified in the Retail Trade and/or Accommodation and Food Services sectors as defined by the 2007 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Through this survey, the Census Bureau will collect data covering annual sales, annual e-commerce sales, year-end inventories held inside and outside the United States, total operating expenses, purchases, accounts receivables, and, for selected industries, merchandise line sales. These data are collected to provide a sound statistical basis for the formation of policy by various government agencies. Results will be available for use for a variety of public and business needs such as economic and market analysis, company performance, and forecasting future demand. The Census Bureau conducts the ARTS to provide continuing and timely national statistical data on retail trade, and accommodation and food services activity annually.
Summer Food Service Program 2016 Reimbursement Rates
Document Number: 2016-00506
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
This notice informs the public of the annual adjustments to the reimbursement rates for meals served in the Summer Food Service Program for Children. These adjustments address changes in the Consumer Price Index, as required under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act. The 2016 reimbursement rates are presented as a combined set of rates to highlight simplified cost accounting procedures. The 2016 rates are also presented individually, as separate operating and administrative rates of reimbursement, to show the effect of the Consumer Price Index adjustment on each rate.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2016-00505
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to comment on the ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery '' for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This collection is being developed as part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process for seeking feedback from the public on service delivery. This notice announces our intent to submit this ``fast track'' collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval and to solicit comments on specific aspects for the proposed information collection.
Request for Information: Software Vendors of State and Local Management Information Systems (MIS) and Other Technology Solutions for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs
Document Number: 2016-00504
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
This is a request for information from Management Information Systems (MIS) software and hardware vendors and developers (``vendors'') to learn about the functionality of State and School Food Authority National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program (NSLP/SBP) data management information systems. It is not a request for proposal and does not commit the Government to issue a solicitation, make an award, or pay any costs associated with responding to this announcement. All submitted information shall remain with the Government and will not be returned. All responses will become part of the public record and will not be held confidential. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking information that will inform future data reporting requirements for the Department's oversight and management of NSLP/SBP. The Department is aware that all States and many school districts have installed and implemented MIS or other technology solutions to improve State and local program management. To better understand the availability and implementation of these solutions, USDA is requesting information from vendors about NSLP/SBP data systems they offer and have deployed at the State and local levels. The objectives of this request for information (RFI) are to: 1. Obtain background data to inform later research on State and School Food Authority (SFA) NSLP/SBP data management information systems. 2. Describe the functionality and capabilities of systems currently in use by State agencies and SFAs, or available to States and SFA for purchase. 3. Describe the typical costs of system development, installation, maintenance, and upgrades. 4. Identify which States and SFAs are using particular systems.
Contraband Detection Market Survey
Document Number: 2016-00503
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The NIJ is soliciting information in support of the upcoming National Criminal Justice Technology Research, Test, and Evaluation Center (NIJ RT&E Center) ``Market Survey of Contraband Detection Technologies.'' This market survey, which will identify commercially available contraband detection systems for use in corrections facilities, will be published by NIJ to assist purchasing agents or other representatives of corrections facilities in their assessment of relevant information prior to making purchasing decisions. Comments with regard to the market survey itself, including which categories of information are appropriate for comparison, as well as promotional material (e.g., slick sheets) and print-quality images in electronic format, are also invited.
Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request: NPS Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) General Submission, Annual Review, Amendment, and Exhibitor Forms
Document Number: 2016-00501
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve an information collection (IC) described below. This is a renewal for a collection currently consisting of four forms (General Submission, Annual Review, Amendment, and Exhibitor Submission) used by the Institutional Animal Care and use Committee (NPS IACUC/the Committee) to ensure compliance with the Animal Welfare Act (AWA), its regulations (AWAR) and standards, and the Interagency Research Animal Committee (IRAC) principles for projects involving the use of vertebrate animals in research, teaching, and/or exhibition. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. We 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.
Proposed Renewal of Information Collection; Historic Preservation Certification Application
Document Number: 2016-00500
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to renew approval for the information collection (IC) described below. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as a part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this IC. This IC is scheduled to expire on July 31, 2016. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2016-00499
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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.
Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2016-00498
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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.
Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations Under Cobell Settlement
Document Number: 2016-00496
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
On November 4, 2015, the Department of the Interior released the 2015 Status Report for the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program or Program), which summarizes its implementation to date: https://www.doi.gov/buybackprogram/about. Since December 2013, the Program has paid nearly $715 million to individual landowners and has restored approximately 1.5 million acres of land to tribal governments. The Report highlights the Program's launch of two efforts to help determine its next implementation schedule. The two-pronged planning initiative seeks input from tribal governments and landowners who are interested in participating in the Program. Eligible tribal governments not already scheduled for implementation are invited to formally indicate their interest in participating in the Program no later than March 11, 2016. More information is available to tribal leaders at: https://www.doi.gov/buybackprogram/tribes. Additionally, the Program has launched a nationwide recruitment drive to identify and engage landowners who are interested in learning more about this opportunity. The Department also announced that Deputy Secretary Connor will host a Listening Session on March 3, 2016, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. MT.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Certificate of Registration
Document Number: 2016-00495
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Certificate of Registration. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive Patent License
Document Number: 2016-00492
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
Pursuant to the provisions of part 404 of title 37, Code of Federal Regulations, which implements Public Law 96-517, as amended; the Department of the Air Force announces its intention to grant The Regents of the University of Michigan, a land-grant educational institution of the State of Michigan, having a place of business at 503 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-00491
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the renewal Information Collection Requests (ICRs) abstracted below are being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICRs describe the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collections of information was published on October 19, 2015.
Automobile or Other Conveyance and Adaptive Equipment Certificate of Eligibility for Veterans or Members of the Armed Forces With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Connected to Military Service
Document Number: 2016-00490
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published an Interim Final Rule on February 25, 2015, to amend its adjudication regulations to provide a certificate of eligibility for financial assistance in the purchase of an automobile or other conveyance and adaptive equipment for all veterans with service-connected amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and servicemembers serving on active duty with ALS. The amendment authorized automatic issuance of a certificate of eligibility for financial assistance in the purchase of an automobile or other conveyance and adaptive equipment to all veterans with service- connected ALS and members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty with ALS. The intent of this final rule is to confirm the amendment made by the interim final rule without change.
Southwestern Power Administration; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2016-00489
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Southwestern Power Administration; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2016-00488
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-00487
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request (No. 57)
Document Number: 2016-00484
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we invite comments on the proposed or continuing information collections listed below in this notice.
Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA) for Section 514 Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Farm Labor Housing Grants for Off-Farm Housing for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016
Document Number: 2016-00483
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service
The Rural Housing Service (RHS) announces the timeframe to submit pre-applications for Section 514 Farm Labor Housing (FLH) loans and Section 516 FLH grants for the construction of new off-farm FLH units and related facilities for domestic farm laborers and for the purchase and substantial rehabilitation of an existing non-FLH property. The intended purpose of these loans and grants is to increase the number of available housing units for domestic farm laborers. This Notice describes the method used to distribute funds, the application process, and submission requirements. RHS will publish on its Web site, http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs- services/farm-labor-housing-direct-loans-grants, the amount of funding available in FY 2016 based on current appropriations. The Agency will assign additional points to pre-applications for projects based in or serving census tracts with poverty rates greater than or equal to 20 percent over the last 30 years. This emphasis will support Rural Development's mission of improving the quality of life for rural Americans and commitment to directing resources to those who most need them.