February 18, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-02-18-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-02-18
Death of Antonin Scalia
Document Number: 2016-03550
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Establishment of the Sand to Snow National Monument
Document Number: 2016-03548
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Establishment of the Mojave Trails National Monument
Document Number: 2016-03544
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Establishment of the Castle Mountains National Monument
Document Number: 2016-03540
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-03502
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission will consider a Notice of Inquiry that seeks comment on the current state of programming diversity and the principal obstacles that independent programmers face in obtaining carriage on video distribution platforms. 2................... MEDIA................. TITLE: Expanding Consumers' Video Navigation Choices; Commercial Availability of Navigation Devices (CS Docket No. 97-80). SUMMARY: The Commission plans to discuss a document that seeks comment on a framework for providing innovators, device manufacturers and app developers the information they need to develop new technologies to access video content. 3................... CONSUMER & TITLE: Closed Captioning GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS. of Video Programming (CG Docket No. 05-231); Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc. Petition for Rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Second Report and Order that allocates responsibilities for the delivery of closed captions on video programming and the handling of captioning complaints.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-03501
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2016-03499
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board's (Board) regulations implementing the Government in the Sunshine Act, notice is hereby given of the Board's closed meeting described below.
National Protection and Programs Directorate; Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 Interim Guidance Documents-Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2016-03430
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
DHS is announcing the availability of Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 Interim Guidance Documents jointly issued with the Department of Justice (DOJ) in compliance with the Act (CISA), which authorizes the voluntary sharing and receiving of cyber threat indicators and defensive measures for cybersecurity purposes, consistent with certain protections, including privacy and civil liberty protections.
Reporting of Original Issue Discount on Tax-Exempt Obligations; Basis and Transfer Reporting by Securities Brokers for Debt Instruments and Options
Document Number: 2016-03429
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to information reporting by brokers for transactions involving debt instruments and options, including the reporting of original issue discount (OID) on tax-exempt obligations, the treatment of certain holder elections for reporting a taxpayer's adjusted basis in a debt instrument, and transfer reporting for section 1256 options and debt instruments. The regulations in this document provide guidance to brokers and payors and to their customers.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Request for Employment Information
Document Number: 2016-03428
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Request for Employment Information'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Art Advisory Panel of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Document Number: 2016-03427
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The charter for the Art Advisory Panel has been renewed for a two-year period beginning February 3, 2016.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Representative Fee Request
Document Number: 2016-03426
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Representative Fee Request,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Public comments on the ICR are invited.
National Science Board; Sunshine Act Meetings; Notice
Document Number: 2016-03425
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-03424
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) is requesting to renew the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing information collection, titled, ``Loan Originator Compensation Amendment (Regulation Z).''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request; Emergency Processing Request
Document Number: 2016-03422
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) is proposing a new information collection titled, ``Application Process for Designation of Rural Area under Federal Consumer Financial Law.''
Submission for OMB Review; Comments Request
Document Number: 2016-03420
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), agencies are required to publish a Notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency is creating a new information collection for OMB review and approval and requests public review and comment on the submission. Comments are being solicited on the need for the information; the accuracy of OPIC's burden estimate; the quality, practical utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize reporting the burden, including automated collected techniques and uses of other forms of technology.
Mallinckrodt, LLC
Document Number: 2016-03419
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is providing public notice of the termination of Source Materials License No. STB- 401. The NRC has terminated the license of the decommissioned Mallinckrodt facility in St. Louis, Missouri and has approved the site for unrestricted release.
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Circumvention Inquiry on Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-03418
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from Nucor Corporation and SSAB Enterprises LLC (collectively ``Domestic Producers''), the Department of Commerce (``Department'') is initiating a circumvention inquiry, pursuant to section 781(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ``Act''), to determine whether certain imports of certain cut-to-length carbon steel plate (``CTL plate'') are circumventing the antidumping duty order on CTL plate from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\
Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company
Document Number: 2016-03413
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to a September 1, 2015, request from Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company, (MYAPC or licensee) from the requirement to comply with the terms, conditions, and specifications regarding the method of compliance defined in Amendment 5 of the NAC International (NAC)-UMS System Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1015, Appendix A ``Technical Specifications for NAC-UMS System'', Technical Specifications (TS) A.5.4 ``Surveillance After an Off-Normal, Accident, or Natural Phenomena Event'' at the Maine Yankee (MY) Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI). The exemption request seeks a modification of TS A.5.4 inspection requirements for the inlet and outlet vents following off-normal, accident, and natural phenomena events.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2016-03412
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum (Burke Museum) has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Burke Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
Document Number: 2016-03411
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural item listed in this notice meets the definition of a sacred object and object of cultural patrimony. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim this cultural item should submit a written request to the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural item to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Washington, DC
Document Number: 2016-03408
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of Defense, Department of the Navy (DoN) has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the Aleut Corporation, representatives of the Aleut Repatriation Committee, and the Cultural Heritage Director of the Aleutian/Pribilof Islands Association, Inc., as agents for the Native Village of Atka, AK, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and members of the Native Village of Atka. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the DoN. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee; Findings and Recommendations Regarding Human Remains and Associated Funerary Objects for The Osage Nation
Document Number: 2016-03407
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is publishing this notice as part of its administrative responsibilities pursuant to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA or the Act). The recommendations, findings, and actions in this notice are advisory only and are not binding on any person. The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee) found that certain human remains and associated items are culturally affiliated with The Osage Nation and that the State of Missouri Department of Natural Resources, State Historic Preservation Office should determine the most appropriate claimantThe Osage Nation or the Indian tribes comprising the Sac and Fox NAGPRA Confederacyusing the criteria under section 7(a)(4) of the Act.
National Environmental Justice Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-03405
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites nominations from a diverse range of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to its National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC). The NEJAC was chartered to provide advice regarding broad, cross-cutting issues related to environmental justice. This notice solicits nominations to fill approximately six (6) new vacancies for terms through September 2019. To maintain the representation outlined by the charter, nominees will be selected to represent: grassroots community-based organizations (2 vacancies); non- governmental/environmental organizations (2 vacancies); State government agencies (1 vacancy); and business and industry (1 vacancy). Vacancies are anticipated to be filled by July 2016. Sources in addition to this Federal Register Notice also may be utilized in the solicitation of nominees.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-03380
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Agreements Filed
Document Number: 2016-03378
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
Document Number: 2016-03377
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On April 29, 2015, the Secretary of Labor announced the renewal of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH). The MACOSH charter was signed on April 30, 2015, and will expire after two years on April 30, 2017. On January 20, 2016, Secretary Perez selected 15 members and a Special Agency Liaison to serve on the Committee. The Committee is diverse and balanced, both in terms of segments of the maritime industry represented (e.g., shipyard employment, longshoring, marine terminal, and commercial fishing industries), and in the views and interests represented by the members.
Delegation of Authority 250-1: Further Assignment of Functions Under the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (the “Act”) to Other Departments and Agencies of the Executive Branch
Document Number: 2016-03376
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of State
The Act specifically granted the President certain authorities and assigned the President certain functions related to agreements covered by the Act's provisions. In Executive Order No. 13701, the President assigned certain of these functions to the Secretary of State and provided guidance for performing those functions, including the further assignment of functions to officers of any other department or agency within the Executive Branch. This notice informs the public of the Secretary of State's further assignment of certain functions. This notice does not create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or equity by a party against the United States, its departments, agencies, instrumentalities or entities, its officers or employees, or any other person.
Orders Granting Authority To Import and Export Natural Gas, To Import and Export Liquefied Natural Gas, and To Vacate Authorization During January 2016
Document Number: 2016-03373
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Energy
The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy gives notice that during January 2016, it issued orders granting authority to import and export natural gas, to import and export liquefied natural gas (LNG), and to vacate authority. These orders are summarized in the attached appendix and may be found on the FE Web site at http://energy.gov/fe/listing-doefe-authorizationsorders-issue d-2016. They are also available for inspection and copying in the U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Division of Natural Gas Regulation, Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Docket Room 3E-033, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-9478. The Docket Room is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on Reliability and PRA
Document Number: 2016-03369
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: The Multifamily Project Application and Construction Prior to Initial Endorsement
Document Number: 2016-03367
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
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.
Whaling Provisions; Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling Quotas
Document Number: 2016-03366
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS notifies the public of the aboriginal subsistence whaling quota for bowhead whales that it has assigned to the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission (AEWC), and of limitations on the use of the quota deriving from regulations of the International Whaling Commission (IWC). For 2016, the quota is 75 bowhead whales struck. This quota and other applicable limitations govern the harvest of bowhead whales by members of the AEWC.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2016-03364
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
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 the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. 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 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2016-03363
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
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.
Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program-Eastern Division
Document Number: 2016-03362
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
Western Area Power Administration (Western) transferred functional control of eligible Western-Upper Great Plains Region (Western-UGP) transmission facilities to Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP) on October 1, 2015. Transmission service is being provided over Western-UGP's eligible facilities under SPP's Open Access Transmission Tariff. Western-UGP costs are included in Western-UGP Formula rates for Transmission and Ancillary Services under Rate Schedules WAUGP-ATRR, WAUGP-AS1, WAUW-AS3, WAUW-AS4, WAUW-AS5, WAUW-AS6 and WAUW-AS7, which became effective on October 1, 2015.
Arvinder Singh, M.D.; Decision and Order
Document Number: 2016-03361
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Hatem M. Ataya, M.D.; Decision and Order; Introduction and Procedural History
Document Number: 2016-03359
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Importer of Controlled Substances Registration: Catalent Pharma Solutions, LLC
Document Number: 2016-03358
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Catalent Pharma Solutions, LLC applied to be registered as an importer of a certain basic class of controlled substance. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) grants Catalent Pharma Solutions, LLC registration as an importer of this controlled substance.
Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Registration: Mallinckrodt, LLC
Document Number: 2016-03357
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Mallinckrodt, LLC applied to be registered as a manufacturer of certain basic classes of controlled substances. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) grants Mallinckrodt, LLC registration as a manufacturer of those controlled substances.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Harlan County, KY
Document Number: 2016-03356
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Registration: Euticals, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-03355
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Euticals, Inc. applied to be registered as a manufacturer of certain basic classes of controlled substances. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) grants Euticals, Inc. registration as a manufacturer of those controlled substances.
Importer of Controlled Substances Registration: Sigma Aldrich International GMBH-Sigma Aldrich Co. LLC
Document Number: 2016-03353
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Sigma Aldrich International GMBH-Sigma Aldrich Co. LLC applied to be registered as an importer of a basic class of controlled substance. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) grants Sigma Aldrich International GMBH-Sigma Aldrich Co. LLC registration as an importer of this controlled substance.
Bulk Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Application: Cedarburg Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-03350
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-03348
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its working groups will meet to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, merchant mariners' documents, medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels, medical examiner education, and medical research. The meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its working groups are scheduled to meet on Monday, March 14 and Tuesday, March 15, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that these meetings may adjourn early if the committee has completed its business.