Technology Advisory Committee Meeting Notice, 6509-6510 [2016-02375]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 25 / Monday, February 8, 2016 / Notices 2007), and that issuance of the permit would not have a significant adverse impact on the human environment. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of this application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. Dated: February 2, 2016. Dr. Perry F. Gayaldo, Deputy Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–02385 Filed 2–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648-XB160 Marine Mammals; File Nos. 16193 and 17157 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit amendments. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that two major permit amendments have been issued: Permit No. 16193-01 has been issued to Todd Robeck, D.V.M, Ph.D., Sea World Parks and Entertainment Corp, 500 Sea World Drive, San Diego, CA 92109; and, Permit No. 17157-02 has been issued to Stephen John Trumble, Ph.D., Baylor University, 101 Bagby Ave., Waco, TX 76706. ADDRESSES: The permit amendments and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 EastWest Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427– 8401; fax (301) 713–0376. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Amy Sloan, (301) 427-8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 8, 2015, notices were published in the Federal Register (File No. 16193-01, 80 FR 76276; and File No. 17157-02, 80 FR 76278) that requests for amendments had been submitted by the above-named applicants to amend their permits to receive, import, and export specimens from marine mammals for scientific research. The requested permit amendments have been issued under the authority of the Marine asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Feb 05, 2016 Jkt 238001 Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222-226). Permit No. 16193, issued on August 28, 2012, authorizes the permit holder to receive, import, and export cetacean and pinniped specimens to study reproductive physiology, including endocrinology, gamete biology, and cryophysiology. Permit No. 16193-01 amends the authorization to include unlimited samples from up to 300 wild Amazon River dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) annually. Permit No. 17157, issued on July 18, 2012, and amended on November 7, 2014, authorizes the receipt, import and export of up to 25 earplugs annually of each of the following species of whale: blue (Balaenoptera musculus), sei (B. borealis), minke (B. acutorostrata), humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae), gray (Eschrichtius robustus), bowhead (Balaena mysticetus), fin (B. physalus), and sperm (Physeter macrocephalus). The samples may be obtained from natural history museums as well as from collections in Barrow, Alaska, of bowhead whale subsistence harvests. Permit No. 17157–02 authorizes an increase in the number of animals that samples that may be received, imported, and exported from 25 to 100 individuals annually. In addition, the permit has been amended to authorize the receipt, import, and export of baleen samples from blue and fin whales. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. As required by the ESA, issuance of this permit was based on a finding that such permit: (1) Was applied for in good faith; (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered species; and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: February 2, 2016. Perry F. Gayaldo, Deputy Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–02384 Filed 2–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6509 COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Technology Advisory Committee Meeting Notice Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) announces that on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, from 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) will hold a rescheduled public meeting at the CFTC’s Washington, DC headquarters. The TAC meeting previously scheduled for January 26, 2016, from 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., was canceled due to inclement weather that closed the Federal Government. The TAC will discuss: (1) The Commission’s proposed Regulation Automated Trading (Reg AT); (2) swap data standardization and harmonization; and (3) blockchain and the potential application of distributed ledger technology to the derivatives market. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Members of the public who wish to submit written statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by Monday, February 22, 2016. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place in the Conference Center at the CFTC’s headquarters, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581. Written statements should be submitted by mail to: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581, attention: Office of the Secretary, or by electronic mail to: secretary@cftc.gov. Please use the title ‘‘Technology Advisory Committee’’ in any written statement you submit. Any statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will be made available to the public, including publication on the CFTC Web site, www.cftc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ward P. Griffin, TAC Designated Federal Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418–5425. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may also listen to the meeting by telephone by calling a domestic toll-free telephone or international toll or toll-free number to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1 6510 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 25 / Monday, February 8, 2016 / Notices connect to a live, listen-only audio feed. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation. Instructions for domestic and international calls will be posted on the CFTC’s Web site, http:// www.cftc.gov, on the page for the meeting, under Related Documents. After the meeting, a transcript of the meeting will be published through a link on the CFTC’s Web site, http:// www.cftc.gov. All written submissions provided to the CFTC in any form will also be published on the CFTC’s Web site. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify the contact person above. Authority: 5 U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(a)(2). Dated: February 3, 2016. Christopher J. Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission. BILLING CODE 6351–01–P CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION [Docket No. CPSC–2016–0002] Notice of Availability: CPSC’s Draft 2016–2020 Strategic Plan U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: The Consumer Product Safety Commission (‘‘CPSC’’) has drafted a Strategic Plan for 2016–2020. CPSC seeks comments from the public on the draft plan. DATES: Submit comments by March 9, 2016. SUMMARY: You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. CPSC–2016– 0002, by any of the following methods: Electronic Submissions: Submit electronic comments to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. The Commission does not accept comments submitted by electronic mail (email), except through www.regulations.gov. The Commission encourages you to submit electronic comments by using the Federal eRulemaking Portal, as described above. Written Submissions: Submit written submissions by mail/hand delivery/ courier to: Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Room 820, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone (301) 504–7923. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Feb 05, 2016 Jkt 238001 The CPSC seeks comments on all aspects of the draft 2016–2020 Strategic Plan. CPSC has a wide range of external stakeholders from industry, trade associations, consumer groups, nonprofits, and standards development organizations, as well as from the international, congressional, federal, state, and local sectors. The agency looks forward to receiving comments from all individuals and entities involved in, and affected by, the CPSC’s activities. Please provide comments as directed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. Dated: February 3, 2016. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–02360 Filed 2–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2016–02375 Filed 2–5–16; 8:45 am] ADDRESSES: Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this notice. All comments received may be posted without change, including any personal identifiers, contact information, or other personal information provided, to: http://www.regulations.gov. Do not submit confidential business information, trade secret information, or other sensitive or protected information that you do not want to be available to the public. If furnished at all, such information should be submitted in writing. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to: http:// www.regulations.gov, and insert the docket number CPSC–2016–0002, into the ‘‘Search’’ box, and follow the prompts. Anne Inserra, Office of Financial Management, Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: (301) 504–7421; email: ainserra@cpsc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CPSC is an independent federal regulatory agency with a public health and safety mission to protect the public from the unreasonable risks of injury and death from consumer products. The CPSC is providing notice that the agency is seeking public comments on its new draft 2016–2020 Strategic Plan. Under the draft new Strategic Plan, the CPSC’s mission is ‘‘Keeping Consumers Safe.’’ The agency’s overarching vision is ‘‘A nation free from unreasonable risks of injury and death from consumer products.’’ The CPSC will work to achieve four strategic goals that will contribute to realizing the agency’s vision and achieving its mission. CPSC’s programs will align with the strategic goals, and staff will implement strategies to achieve the strategic goals. The strategic goals are: 1. Cultivate the most effective consumer product safety workforce. 2. Prevent hazardous products from reaching consumers. 3. Respond quickly to address hazardous consumer products in the marketplace and with consumers. 4. Communicate useful information quickly and effectively to better inform decisions. The draft 2016–2020 Strategic Plan sets out how the CPSC will pursue the four strategic goals. The draft Strategic Plan is available on the Commission’s Web site at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/ About-CPSC/Agency-Reports/ Performance-and-Budget/. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9928–97–OEI] Agency Information Collection Activities OMB Responses Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This document announces the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) responses to Agency Clearance requests, in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). 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. The OMB control numbers for EPA regulations are listed in 40 CFR part 9 and 48 CFR chapter 15. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Courtney Kerwin (202) 566–1669, or email at kerwin.courtney@epa.gov and please refer to the appropriate EPA Information Collection Request (ICR) Number. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 25 (Monday, February 8, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6509-6510]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-02375]


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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Technology Advisory Committee Meeting Notice

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) 
announces that on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, from 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 
p.m., the CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) will hold a 
rescheduled public meeting at the CFTC's Washington, DC headquarters. 
The TAC meeting previously scheduled for January 26, 2016, from 9:45 
a.m. to 3:45 p.m., was canceled due to inclement weather that closed 
the Federal Government. The TAC will discuss: (1) The Commission's 
proposed Regulation Automated Trading (Reg AT); (2) swap data 
standardization and harmonization; and (3) blockchain and the potential 
application of distributed ledger technology to the derivatives market.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 9:45 
a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Members of the public who wish to submit written 
statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by Monday, 
February 22, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place in the Conference Center at the 
CFTC's headquarters, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20581. Written statements should be submitted by mail 
to: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 
21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581, attention: Office of the 
Secretary, or by electronic mail to: secretary@cftc.gov. Please use the 
title ``Technology Advisory Committee'' in any written statement you 
submit. Any statements submitted in connection with the committee 
meeting will be made available to the public, including publication on 
the CFTC Web site, www.cftc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ward P. Griffin, TAC Designated 
Federal Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette 
Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418-5425.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public with 
seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may 
also listen to the meeting by telephone by calling a domestic toll-free 
telephone or international toll or toll-free number to

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connect to a live, listen-only audio feed. Call-in participants should 
be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation. 
Instructions for domestic and international calls will be posted on the 
CFTC's Web site, http://www.cftc.gov, on the page for the meeting, 
under Related Documents. After the meeting, a transcript of the meeting 
will be published through a link on the CFTC's Web site, http://www.cftc.gov. All written submissions provided to the CFTC in any form 
will also be published on the CFTC's Web site. Persons requiring 
special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability 
should notify the contact person above.

    Authority:  5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec.  10(a)(2).

    Dated: February 3, 2016.
Christopher J. Kirkpatrick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-02375 Filed 2-5-16; 8:45 am]
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