February 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Positive Train Control Systems
Document Number: 2016-04293
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
FRA is amending its regulations to address changes in deadlines for positive train control (PTC) system implementation required by the Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015. FRA is also making conforming amendments and removing portions of its PTC regulations that are no longer applicable.
Designation of 14 Counties as High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas
Document Number: 2016-04291
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Executive Office of the President, National Drug Control Policy Office
The Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy designated 14 additional counties as High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 1706. The new counties are (1) Blount County, Tennessee and Carroll and Grayson Counties (including the Independent City of Galax) in Virginia as part of the Appalachia HIDTA; (2) Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties in Florida as part of the Gulf Coast HIDTA; (3) Muskegon County, Michigan as part of the Michigan HIDTA; (4) Bristol County, Massachusetts as part of the New England HIDTA; (5) Broome and Ulster Counties in New York as part of the New York/New Jersey HIDTA; (6) Linn County, Oregon as part of the Oregon- Idaho HIDTA; (7) McIntosh and Pittsburg Counties in Oklahoma as part of the Texoma HIDTA; (8) Carroll County, Maryland and Jefferson County, West Virginia as part of the Washington/Baltimore HIDTA.
Advisory Committee on Family Residential Centers Meeting
Document Number: 2016-04286
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Advisory Committee on Family Residential Centers (ACFRC) will meet in San Antonio, TX to brief Committee members on ICE's family residential centers and to review and assess the Committee tasking. This meeting will be open to the public. Due to limited seating, individuals who wish to attend the meeting in person are required to register online at www.ice.gov/acfrc.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2016-04285
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2016-04283
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-04282
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) its approval authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), to approve of and assign OMB numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board. Board- approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the PRA Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of information instruments are placed into OMB's public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB number.
Submission for OMB Review; Payments
Document Number: 2016-04280
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Payments. A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 76492 on December 9, 2015. No comments were received.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Long Creek & Sloop Channel, Hempstead, NY
Document Number: 2016-04278
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Loop Parkway Bridge, mile 0.7, across Long Creek, and the Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge, mile 12.8, across Sloop Channel, both at Hempstead, New York. This temporary deviation is necessary to facilitate the Dee Snider's Motorcycle Ride to Fight Hunger on Long Island.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approval; Food and Drug Administration's Research and Evaluation Survey for the Public Education Campaign on Tobacco Among LGBT (RESPECT)
Document Number: 2016-04277
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a collection of information entitled ``Food and Drug Administration's Research and Evaluation Survey for the Public Education Campaign on Tobacco among LGBT (RESPECT)'' has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Draft Food and Drug Administration Tribal Consultation Policy; Availability; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2016-04276
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is announcing the availability of the draft FDA Tribal Consultation Policy. We are also announcing the establishment of a docket to receive comments on the draft FDA Tribal Consultation Policy. The purpose of the FDA Tribal Consultation Policy, when finalized, is to establish clear policies to further the government-to-government relationship between FDA and American Indian and Alaskan Native Tribes (hereafter, Indian Tribes) and facilitate tribal consultation with FDA. The draft FDA Tribal Consultation Policy provides background on FDA's mission and organizational structure and sets out principles and guidelines for the tribal consultation process.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change of the Requirement for Information Sharing Between Government Agencies and Financial Institutions
Document Number: 2016-04275
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
The Department of the Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, FinCEN is soliciting comments concerning the renewal without change of the ``Information sharing between government agencies and financial institutions'' under 31 CFR 1010.520, generally referred to as the 314(a) program.
Distribution of 2014 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2016-04274
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges solicit comments on a motion of Phase I claimants for partial distribution of 2014 cable royalty funds.
Award Management Requirements: Proposed Circular
Document Number: 2016-04273
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
FTA has placed in the docket and on its Web site proposed guidance in the form of proposed FTA Circular, 5010.1E, ``Award Management Requirements,'' to facilitate implementation of FTA's assistance programs. The purpose of the proposed circular is to update the current ``Grants Management Requirements'' circular to reflect various changes in the law, regulations, and FTA's transition to a new electronic award and management system. The proposed circular provides guidance regarding the management responsibilities accompanying FTA awards of federal assistance through Grants and Cooperative Agreements. By this notice, FTA seeks public comment on the proposed circular.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2016-04272
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Nanopores and Products Containing Same, DN 3123; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Direct Farm Ownership Microloan; Correction
Document Number: 2016-04271
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
In a final rule that was published and effective on January 21, 2016, we added Direct Farm Ownership Microloan (DFOML) to the existing Direct Loan Program. The final rule resulted in inadvertently omitting paragraphs that were previously in the Farm Loan Programs general eligibility requirements. The inadvertently removed paragraphs specified alternatives for demonstrating managerial ability. This document corrects that omission by revising the section in the regulations to reinsert that text.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-04270
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-04269
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Proposed Submission of Information Collection for OMB Review; Comment Request; Administrative Appeals
Document Number: 2016-04268
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (``PBGC'') intends to request the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') to extend approval, under the Paperwork Reduction Act, of a collection of information under its regulation on Rules for Administrative Review of Agency Decisions. This notice informs the public of PBGC's intent and solicits public comment on the collection of information.
2016 Preliminary Fee Rate and Fingerprint Fees
Document Number: 2016-04267
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 25 CFR 514.2, that the National Indian Gaming Commission has adopted its 2016 preliminary annual fee rates of 0.00% for tier 1 and 0.062% (.00062) for tier 2. While the rate for tier 1 remains the same, tier 2 decreases from 0.065% to 0.062%. The tier 2 preliminary annual fee rate represents the lowest fee rate adopted by the Commission in the last five years. These rates shall apply to all assessable gross revenues from each gaming operation under the jurisdiction of the Commission. If a tribe has a certificate of self-regulation under 25 CFR part 518, the 2016 preliminary fee rate on Class II revenues shall be 0.031% (.00031) which is one-half of the annual fee rate. The preliminary fee rates being adopted here are effective March 1, 2016 and will remain in effect until new rates are adopted. Pursuant to 25 CFR 514.16, the National Indian Gaming Commission has also adopted its fingerprint processing fees of $21 per card effective March 1, 2016.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Consumer Protections for Depository Institution Sales of Insurance
Document Number: 2016-04266
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC, 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 a continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). In accordance with the requirements of the PRA, the OCC may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning renewal of its information collection titled, ``Consumer Protections for Depository Institution Sales of Insurance.''
Certain Diaper Disposal Systems and Components Thereof, Including Diaper Refill Cassettes; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2016-04265
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 21, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Edgewell Personal Care Brands, LLC of Chesterfield, Missouri and International Refills Company Ltd. of Barbados. Supplements to the complaint were filed on February 3, 2016 and February 9, 2016. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain diaper disposal systems and components thereof, including diaper refill cassettes, by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,899,420 (``the '420 patent'') and U.S. Patent No. 6,974,029 (``the '029 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists and/or is in the process of being established as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Service Contracts and NVOCC Service Arrangements
Document Number: 2016-04264
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC or Commission) is seeking comments on possible amendments to its rules governing Service Contracts and NVOCC Service Arrangements. These possible rule changes are intended to update, modernize, and reduce the regulatory burden.
Ocean Common Carrier and Marine Terminal Operator Agreements Subject to the Shipping Act of 1984
Document Number: 2016-04263
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Maritime Commission is seeking public comments on possible modifications to its rules governing agreements by or among ocean common carriers and/or marine terminal operators subject to the Shipping Act of 1984, and possible modifications to its rules on the delegation of authority and redelegation of authority by the Director, Bureau of Trade Analysis.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Title of Collection Simple Network Application Process and Multipurpose Application Form
Document Number: 2016-04259
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
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.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Offsets in Military Exports
Document Number: 2016-04258
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
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.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Title of Collection License Exemptions and Exclusions
Document Number: 2016-04257
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Funding and Liquidity Risk Management
Document Number: 2016-04255
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC, 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 a continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). In accordance with the requirements of the PRA, the OCC may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning renewal of its information collection titled, ``Funding and Liquidity Risk Management.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery; Reinstatement, Without Change; Comment Request; OMB Control No. 1653-0050
Document Number: 2016-04253
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE) will be submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), and the estimated cost to the respondent.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Virginia; Prevention of Significant Deterioration; Fine Particulate Matter
Document Number: 2016-04245
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking direct final action to approve revisions to the Commonwealth of Virginia State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VADEQ) on behalf of the Commonwealth on July 22, 2014. VADEQ's submittal revises Virginia's Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) air quality preconstruction permitting program to be consistent with the federal PSD regulations regarding the use of the significant monitoring concentration (SMC) and significant impact levels (SILs) for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) emissions. EPA is approving these revisions in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2016-04244
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Montlake Bridge across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate a bike ride by the Cascade Bicycle Club. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to allow for the safe movement of event participants.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Stationary Combustion Turbines (Renewal)
Document Number: 2016-04243
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``NSPS for Stationary Combustion Turbines (40 CFR part 60, subpart KKKK) (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 2177.06, OMB Control No. 2060-0582), 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.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through February 29, 2016. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (80 FR 32116) on June 5, 2015 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An Agency may neither conduct nor sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Small Municipal Waste Combustors (Renewal)
Document Number: 2016-04242
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``NSPS for Small Municipal Waste Combustors (40 CFR part 60, subpart AAAA) (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 1900.06, OMB Control No. 2060-0423), 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.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through February 29, 2016. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (80 FR 32116) on June 5, 2015 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An Agency may neither conduct nor sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Grain Elevators (Renewal)
Document Number: 2016-04241
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``NSPS for Grain Elevators (40 CFR part 60, subpart DD) (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 1130.11, OMB Control No. 2060-0082), 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.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through February 29, 2016. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (80 FR 32120) on June 5, 2015 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An Agency may neither conduct nor sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Virginia; Prevention of Significant Deterioration; Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5
Document Number: 2016-04240
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes to approve the State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Commonwealth of Virginia which revises Virginia's Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) air quality preconstruction permitting program to be consistent with the federal PSD regulations regarding the use of the significant monitoring concentration (SMC) and significant impact levels (SILs) for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) emissions. In the Final Rules section of this Federal Register, EPA is approving the State's SIP submittal as a direct final rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial submittal and anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the direct final rule. If no adverse comments are received in response to this action, no further activity is contemplated. If EPA receives adverse comments, the direct final rule will be withdrawn and all public comments received will be addressed in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. EPA will not institute a second comment period. Any parties interested in commenting on this action should do so at this time.
Revisions to the Requirements for Authority To Manufacture and Distribute Postage Evidencing Systems
Document Number: 2016-04237
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service proposes to revise its rules concerning PC postage payment methodology by adding supplementary information to clarify the revenue assurance guidelines.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2016-04236
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2016-04235
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2016-04234
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2016-04233
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2016-04232
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2016-04231
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Food Additive Petitions and Investigational Food Additive Exemptions
Document Number: 2016-04228
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a proposed collection of information has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.