January 22, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-01254
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
Black Stem Rust; Additions of Rust-Resistant Species and Varieties
Document Number: 2016-01252
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are amending the black stem rust quarantine and regulations by adding nine varieties to the list of rust-resistant Berberis species and varieties. This action will allow for the interstate movement of these newly developed varieties without unnecessary restrictions.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2016-01250
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2016-01249
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Arthritis Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting; Correction
Document Number: 2016-01248
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is correcting a notice that appeared in the Federal Register on January 19, 2016 (81 FR 2873). The document announced an ``Arthritis Advisory Committee'' meeting and contained an incorrect date for individuals requesting oral presentations, and for FDA notifying individuals regarding their request to speak at the meeting. This document corrects those errors.
National Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-01247
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Advisory Council (NAC) will meet in person on February 9, 10, and 11, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. The meeting will be open to the public.
Notice Seeking Public Comment on the Evolution of the Treasury Market Structure
Document Number: 2016-01246
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (``Treasury'') is seeking public comment on structural changes in the U.S. Treasury market and their implications for market functioning; trading and risk management practices across the U.S. Treasury market; considerations with respect to more comprehensive official sector access to Treasury market data; and benefits and risks of increased public disclosure of Treasury market activity.
Southern Montana Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-01245
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Southern Montana Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Columbus, Montana. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. Additional RAC information, including the meeting agenda and the meeting summary/ minutes can be found at the following Web site: www.fs.usda.gov/ custergallatin.
Gallatin County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-01241
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Gallatin County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Bozeman, MT. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. Additional RAC information, including the meeting agenda and the meeting summary/ minutes can be found at the following Web site: http://www.fs.usda.gov/ detail/custergallatin/workingtogether/?cid=stelprdb5304491.
El Dorado County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-01240
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The El Dorado County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Placerville, California. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110- 343) (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with the title II of the Act. The meetings are open to the public. RAC information can be found at the following Web site: www.fs.usda.gov/eldorado.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Notice of Initiation of a 5-Year Review and Notice of Intent To Update the Recovery Plan for the U.S. Distinct Population Segment of Smalltooth Sawfish (Pristis pectinata)
Document Number: 2016-01239
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, announce the initiation of a 5-year review for the U.S. distinct population segment (DPS) of smalltooth sawfish (hereafter referred to as `smalltooth sawfish'), and our intent to update the smalltooth sawfish recovery plan. A 5-year review is a periodic process conducted to ensure that the listing classification of a species is accurate. Recovery plans are guides to rebuild and assure the long-term viability of protected species in the wild. Each document is based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review/update. Therefore, we are requesting submission of any information on the status of smalltooth sawfish that has become available since the previous iterations of these documents in 2010 and 2009 respectively.
Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-01238
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, National Endowment for the Humanities
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities will hold a meeting of the Arts and Artifacts Domestic Indemnity Panel.
Standards for Business Practices of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines
Document Number: 2016-01237
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Take notice that on January 11, 2016, the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) filed a report with the Commission stating it had approved a minor correction to Standard No. 1.3.22 (ii) of Version 3.0 of the NAESB Wholesale Gas Quadrant standards, which were incorporated by reference in the Commission's regulations by order issued by the Commission on October 16, 2015. Comments are invited on whether to incorporate this minor correction by reference in the Commission's regulations.
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2016-01232
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-01231
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Guardian Insurance & Annuity Company, Inc., et al; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2016-01230
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2016-01229
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
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 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (DAJAG) (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS MONTGOMERY (LCS 8) 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.
Draft Environmental Assessment; Dallas Zoo Management; Dallas, Texas
Document Number: 2016-01226
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are making available the final environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact under the National Environmental Policy Act regarding a permit application submitted by Dallas Zoo Management, on behalf of the Dallas Zoo, Sedgwick County Zoo, and Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo. The three zoos have requested authorization under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora to import up to 18 live African elephants from Swaziland.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Technical Amendments; Corrections
Document Number: 2016-01225
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA published a technical amendment document, GSAR-TA-01, which was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 81 FR 1531, to make editorial changes. That document inadvertently failed to update a subpart heading and a clause heading. This document corrects the final regulation by revising the subpart.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-01224
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4)), notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending the system of records entitled ``Customer User Provisioning System (CUPS)-VA'' (87VA005OP). VA is re-publishing the system notice in its entirety.
Prevention of Alcohol Misuse and Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations
Document Number: 2016-01222
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces the random testing rates for employers subject to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) drug and alcohol rules for 2016.
Assessing the Goals in the Strategic Plan 2012-2016; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2016-01221
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (``LSC'') Board of Directors (``Board'') is in the process of updating LSC's strategic plan for the years 2017-2020. The LSC Board is soliciting comments on the current LSC Strategic Plan 2012-2016 and whether the current goals remain suitable and timely and if new goals should be implemented.
Forest Resource Coordinating Committee
Document Number: 2016-01220
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Forest Resource Coordinating Committee (Committee) will meet via teleconference. The Committee is established consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. II), and the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (the Act) (Pub. L. 110-246). Committee information can be found at the following Web site at http://www.fs.fed.us/spf/coop/frcc/.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2016-01218
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning an additional Global Expedited Package Services 3 negotiated service agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-01217
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a three-day meeting.
Stewardship End Result Contracting Projects
Document Number: 2016-01215
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The United States Department of Agriculture (Department) is issuing this rule to carry out Stewardship End Result Contracting Projects. This authority originated on a limited pilot basis and then was expanded through a succession of subsequent amendments and continued into Fiscal Year 2014. The enactment of section 8205 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Act) establishes permanent authority to conduct Stewardship End Result Contracting projects by adding a new section 604 to the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (HFRA). Accordingly, this final rule sets forth the regulations implementing this permanent authority. These regulations generally follow the Forest Service policy and processes that have been in place for some time. The regulations revise existing Forest Service policy to provide greater uniformity in the administration of the various mechanisms used by the Forest Service to implement stewardship projects.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-01212
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
The Department of the Air Force is deleting a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. The system notice is F035 AFAPO A, entitled ``Air Force Art Program''.
Request for Public Comment: 60 Day Information Collection: Indian Health Service Forms To Implement the Privacy Rule
Document Number: 2016-01208
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Indian Health Service (IHS) invites the general public to comment on the information collection titled, ``IHS Forms to Implement the Privacy Rule (45 CFR parts 160 and 164),'' Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 0917-0030.
Leaning Pine II, L.L.C.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2016-01201
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2016-01198
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2016-01197
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2016-01196
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Economic Impacts of Diving and Snorkeling Expenditures in Southern Florida
Document Number: 2016-01195
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, 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.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2016-01191
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fisheries; Specifications and Management Measures
Document Number: 2016-01189
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes 2016-2018 specifications for Atlantic mackerel and the river herring and shad catch cap for Atlantic mackerel. NMFS previously set specifications for butterfish, longfin squid, and Illex squid for 3 years in 2015 (2015-2017) and, therefore, new specifications will not be included in this year's specification rulemaking. This action also proposes to adjust the butterfish mesh requirement, clarify the use of strengtheners in the butterfish fishery, and suspend indefinitely the pre-trip notification system requirement in the longfin squid fishery. These proposed specifications and management measures are intended to promote the sustainable utilization and conservation of the Atlantic mackerel, squid, and butterfish resources.
Updating Competitive Bidding Rules
Document Number: 2016-01185
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved, on an emergency basis, a revision to an approved information collection to implement modified and new collection requirements on FCC Form 175, Application to Participate in an FCC Auction, 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 rules and requirements.
Information Collections Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2016-01184
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
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 Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2016-01183
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
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.
Advisory Committee; Pharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacology Advisory Committee (Formerly Known as the Advisory Committee for Pharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacology), Renewal
Document Number: 2016-01181
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the renewal of the Pharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacology Advisory Committee (formerly known as the Advisory Committee for Pharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacology) by the Commissioner of Food and Drugs (the Commissioner). The Commissioner has determined that it is in the public interest to renew the Pharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacology Advisory Committee for an additional 2 years beyond the charter expiration date. The new charter will be in effect until the January 22, 2018.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2016-01180
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning an additional Global Expedited Package Services 3 negotiated service agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.