January 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Special Conditions: Dassault Aviation Model Falcon 5X, Limit Pilot Forces
Document Number: 2016-01581
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
These special conditions are issued for the Dassault Aviation Model Falcon 5X airplane. This airplane will have a novel or unusual design feature when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for transport-category airplanes. This design feature is an electronic flight-control system with pilot controls through a side stick instead of a conventional control stick. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for this design feature. These special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.
Ocean Transportation Intermediary Licensing and Financial Responsibility Requirements, and General Duties
Document Number: 2016-01578
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Maritime Commission corrects rules governing the licensing, financial responsibility requirements and duties of Ocean Transportation Intermediaries that were recently amended to add a section inadvertently omitted and to correct problems which occurred in production of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Sulfoxaflor; Receipt of Application for Emergency Exemption, Solicitation of Public Comment
Document Number: 2016-01571
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has received a specific exemption request from the Texas Department of Agriculture to use the insecticide sulfoxaflor (CAS No. 946578-00-3) to treat up to 3,000,000 acres of sorghum to control sugarcane aphid. The applicant proposes a use of a pesticide, sulfoxaflor, which is now considered to be unregistered under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) owing to the vacature of sulfoxaflor registrations by the United States District Court for the Central District of California. In accordance with 40 CFR 166.24, EPA is soliciting public comment before making a decision whether or not to grant the exemption.
Access to Confidential Business Information By Eastern Research Group, Incorporated
Document Number: 2016-01568
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will authorize its contractor Eastern Research Group, Incorporated (ERG) to access Confidential Business Information (CBI) which has been submitted to EPA under the authority of all sections of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1976, as amended. EPA has issued regulations that outline business confidentiality provisions for the Agency and require all EPA Offices that receive information designated by the submitter, as CBI to abide by these provisions.
Cuban Assets Control Regulations
Document Number: 2016-01559
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to further implement elements of the policy announced by the President on December 17, 2014 to engage and empower the Cuban people. These amendments remove certain payment and financing restrictions for authorized exports and reexports to Cuba of items other than agricultural items or commodities and further facilitate travel to Cuba for authorized purposes by allowing blocked space, code-sharing, and leasing arrangements with Cuban airlines and authorizing additional travel-related and other transactions directly incident to the temporary sojourn of aircraft and vessels. These amendments also authorize additional transactions related to professional meetings and other events, disaster preparedness and response projects, and information and informational materials, including transactions incident to professional media or artistic productions in Cuba.
Cuba Licensing Policy Revisions
Document Number: 2016-01557
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
This rule amends the exceptions to the general policy of denial in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) for exports and reexports to Cuba by identifying additional types of exports and reexports that are subject to a general policy of approval: items for safety of civil aviation and safe operation of commercial aircraft engaged in international air transportation, certain telecommunications and agricultural items, items to human rights organizations or individuals and non-governmental organizations that promote independent activity intended to strengthen civil society in Cuba, and items for use by U.S. news bureaus. This rule also amends the exceptions to the general policy of denial in the EAR for exports and reexports to Cuba by identifying types of exports and reexports that will be reviewed to determine, on a case-by-case basis, whether such transactions meet the needs of the Cuban people, including exports and reexports for this purpose made to state-owned enterprises and agencies and organizations of the Cuban government that provide goods and services to the Cuban people. BIS is making these changes to further implement the Administration's policy of empowering and engaging the Cuban people. This rule retains the prohibition on the export or reexport of items subject to the EAR to Cuba without a license or applicable license exception.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NAC International, Inc., MAGNASTOR® Cask System; Certificate of Compliance No. 1031, Amendment Nos. 0-3, Revision 1
Document Number: 2016-01547
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is confirming the effective date of February 1, 2016, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on November 18, 2015. This direct final rule amended the NRC's spent fuel storage regulations by revising the NAC International, Inc., MAGNASTOR[supreg] Cask System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Revision 1 to Amendment Nos. 0-3 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1031. Revision 1 to Amendment Nos. 0-3 to CoC No. 1031 makes changes to the Technical Specifications (TS), including correcting a typographical error in two actual boron loadings in TS 4.1.1(a), and revising the decay times in Tables B2-4 (for Amendment Nos. 0 and 1) and B2-5 (for Amendment Nos. 2 and 3) in Appendix B of the TSs for minimum additional decay time required for spent fuel assemblies that contain nonfuel hardware.
Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities
Document Number: 2016-01546
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Extension of Comment Period for Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers
Document Number: 2016-01545
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission is extending the comment period for a release proposing new Rule 13q-1 and an amendment to Form SD to implement Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to disclosure of payments by resource extraction issuers [Release No. 34-76620 (Dec. 11, 2015); 80 FR 80057 (Dec. 23, 2015)]. The comment period for the proposal is divided between an initial comment period and a period for reply comments. The original initial comment period is scheduled to end on January 25, 2016 and the original period for reply comments is scheduled to end on February 16, 2016. The Commission is extending the time period in which to provide the Commission with initial comments until February 16, 2016 and to provide reply comments until March 8, 2016. This action will allow interested persons additional time to analyze the issues and prepare their comments.
Occupational Safety and Health State Plans; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB's) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2016-01537
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its request for an extension of the OMB's approval of the collections of information associated with its regulations and program regarding State Plans for the development and enforcement of state occupational safety and health standards (29 CFR parts 1902, 1953, 1954 and 1956).
National Human Genome Research Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2016-01528
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Nursing Research Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2016-01527
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2016-01526
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2016-01525
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; EPA's Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards Program
Document Number: 2016-01523
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has submitted the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA): ``EPA's Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards Program'' and identified by EPA ICR No. 2450.02 and OMB Control No. 2070-0184. The ICR, which is available in the docket along with other related materials, provides a detailed explanation of the collection activities and the burden estimate that is only briefly summarized in this document. EPA has addressed the comments received in response to the previously provided public review opportunity issued in the Federal Register on October 2, 2015 (80 FR 59773). With this submission, EPA is providing an additional 30 days for public review.
Disguised Payments for Services; Hearing
Document Number: 2016-01520
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides a notice of public hearing on proposed regulations relating to disguised payments for services under section 707(a)(2)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Community Eligibility Provision Characteristics Study (CEP)
Document Number: 2016-01518
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
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 proposed information collection. This is a new collection for the Community Eligibility Provision Characteristics Study (CEP).
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-01517
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The National Guard Bureau proposes to add a new system of records, INGB 005, entitled ``Special Investigation Reports and Files''. Information is collected and maintained for the purpose of conducting investigations on allegations of sexual assault, fraud, or other complex incidents involving National Guard forces when requested by an Adjutant General of a State, Territory, or the District of Columbia or by other appropriate authority and approved IAW Chief of the National Guard Bureau authorities and policy.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Ad Hoc Task Force on Big Data; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-01514
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Ad Hoc Task Force on Big Data. This task force reports to the NASA Advisory Council's Science Committee. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting and discussing, from the scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to big data.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Requisition for Disbursements of Sections 202 & 811 Capital Advance/Loan Funds
Document Number: 2016-01512
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-01504
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Removal of Unnecessary Construction Clauses and Editorial Changes
Document Number: 2016-01422
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule amends the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) coverage on Construction and Architect- Engineer Contracts, including provisions and clauses for solicitations and resultant contracts, to remove unnecessary regulations.
Procedures Related to the Mail Classification Schedule
Document Number: 2016-01407
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is proposing rules which amend the existing Commission rules related to the publication of specific notices related to the Mail Classification Schedule and Product Lists in the Federal Register. The proposed rules seek to modify Commission rules that require the publication of duplicative filings. The Commission invites public comment on the proposed rules.
Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Prerinse Spray Valves
Document Number: 2016-00068
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Department of Energy
The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including commercial prerinse spray valves (CPSVs). EPCA also requires the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to periodically determine whether more- stringent standards would be technologically feasible and economically justified, and would save a significant amount of energy. In this final rule, DOE is adopting more-stringent energy conservation standards for commercial prerinse spray valves because DOE has determined that the amended energy conservation standards for these products would result in significant conservation of energy, and are technologically feasible and economically justified.
Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-01-26-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-01-26
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2016-01670
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet in open session on Monday, February 8, 2016 and Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the U.S. Access Board in Washington, DC.
Sunshine Act Meetings; Notice
Document Number: 2016-01643
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions, National Science Board
Special Enrollment Examination User Fee for Enrolled Agents
Document Number: 2016-01629
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed amendments to the regulation relating to the user fee for the special enrollment examination to become an enrolled agent. The charging of user fees is authorized by the Independent Offices Appropriations Act (IOAA) of 1952. This document also contains a notice of public hearing on this proposed regulation. The proposed regulation affects individuals taking the enrolled agent special enrollment examination.
Sunshine Act; Notice of Meeting; Correction
Document Number: 2016-01621
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, Agencies and Commissions
Foreign-Trade Zone 30-Salt Lake City, Utah; Application for Subzone, Cabela's Inc.; Tooele, Utah
Document Number: 2016-01575
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Approval of Subzone Status; CNH Industrial America LLC; Benson, Minnesota
Document Number: 2016-01574
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Notice of Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2007-2008
Document Number: 2016-01573
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 21, 2015, the United States Court of International Trade (``CIT'' or ``Court'') issued its final judgment \1\ sustaining the Department of Commerce's (the ``Department'') final results of redetermination \2\ issued pursuant to the CIT's remand order in Peer Bearing CompanyChangshan v. United States, 914 F. Supp. 2d 1343 (CIT 2013) (``CPZ 07-08 II''), with respect to the Department's final results \3\ of the 2007-2008 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished (``TRBs''), from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). Consistent with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (``CAFC'') in Timken Co. v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (``Timken''), as clarified by Diamond Sawblades Mfrs. Coalition v. United States, 626 F.3d 1374 (Fed. Cir. 2010) (``Diamond Sawblades''), the Department is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the Department's Final Results and is amending the Final Results with respect to the dumping margin determined for the sole mandatory respondent in the underlying review, Peer Bearing CompanyChangshan (``CPZ'').
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2016-01570
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Secretary of Commerce, through the International Trade Administration, Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (OTEA), has received an application for an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate'') from AARQ. This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and seeks public comments on whether the amended Certificate should be issued.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From Taiwan: Postponement of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-01566
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is postponing the deadline for issuing the final determination in the less-than-fair- value (``LTFV'') investigation of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (``corrosion-resistant steel'') from Taiwan.
Approval of Saybolt LP as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2016-01565
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Saybolt LP has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of June 16, 2015.