March 17, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-03-17-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-03-17
To Take Certain Actions Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act
Document Number: 2016-06249
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-06166
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-06141
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-06130
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-06106
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel INVESTAR; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2016-06099
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Notice of Meeting of the Agricultural Air Quality Task Force
Document Number: 2016-06078
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Air Quality Task Force (AAQTF) will meet for discussions on critical air quality issues relating to agriculture. Special emphasis will be placed on obtaining a greater understanding about the relationship between agricultural production and air quality. The meeting is open to the public, and a draft agenda is included in this notice.
McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youths Program
Document Number: 2016-06073
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary issues guidelines for States related to requirements under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (McKinney-Vento Act), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). These guidelines address ways in which a State may (1) assist local educational agencies (LEAs) to implement the provisions related to homeless children and youths amended by the ESSA and (2) review and revise policies and procedures that may present barriers to the identification, enrollment, attendance, and success of homeless children and youths in school.
Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: The 2016 Critical Use Exemption From the Phaseout of Methyl Bromide; Correction
Document Number: 2016-06065
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a final rule in the Federal Register of October 15, 2015, issuing critical use allowances for 2016 and making non-substantive corrections to the quarantine and preshipment recordkeeping and reporting requirements. This document restores provisions that were inadvertently removed by that final rule.
Approval of Iowa Air Quality Implementation Plans; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule; Polk County Board of Health Rules and Regulations, Chapter V, Revisions
Document Number: 2016-06061
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Due to an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the direct final rule to approve a state implementation plan revision submitted by the State of Iowa pertaining to the ``Polk County Board of Health Rules and Regulations, Chapter V.'' In the direct final rule published on February 17, 2016, we stated that if we received adverse comment by March 18, 2016, the rule would be withdrawn and not take effect. EPA subsequently received an adverse comment. EPA will address the comment received in a subsequent final action based upon the proposed action also published on February 17, 2016. EPA will not institute a second comment period on this action.
Accreditation and Approval of Chemical and Petrochemical Inspections as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2016-06060
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Chemical and Petrochemical Inspections has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 18, 2015.
Accreditation and Approval of Altol Chemical and Environmental Laboratory, Inc., as a Commercial Laboratory
Document Number: 2016-06059
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Altol Chemical and Environmental Laboratory, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of July 23, 2014.
Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-06058
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of State
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-06056
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Office of Inspector General proposes to alter a system of records, CIG-16, Defense Case Activity Tracking System (D-CATS) to carry out its responsibilities pursuant to the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended. The OIG is statutorily directed to conduct and supervise investigations relating to the programs and operations of the Department of Defense, to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of such programs and operations, and to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in such programs and operations. Accordingly, the records in this system are used in the course of investigating individuals suspected of administrative or criminal misconduct. This system is also used for case management, case tracking, information storage, to respond to requests for information, and to fulfill mandatory reporting requirements. It fulfills these purposes by enabling users to record complaints, allegations of wrongdoing, and requests for assistance; to document inquiries; to store investigative case records; to compile statistical information; to provide prompt, responsive and accurate information regarding the status of ongoing cases; to provide a record of complaint disposition; and to record actions taken and notifications of interested parties and agencies.
Hazardous Materials: Delayed Applications
Document Number: 2016-06054
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the requirements of 49 U.S.C. 5117(c), PHMSA is publishing the following list of special permit applications that have been in process for 180 days or more. The reason(s) for delay and the expected completion date for action on each application is provided in association with each identified application.
Receipt of Test Data Under the Toxic Substances Control Act
Document Number: 2016-06053
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is announcing its receipt of test data submitted pursuant to a test rule issued by EPA under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). As required by TSCA, this document identifies each chemical substance and/or mixture for which test data have been received; the uses or intended uses of such chemical substance and/or mixture; and describes the nature of the test data received. Each chemical substance and/or mixture related to this announcement is identified in Unit I. under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Request for Applications; Third-Party Chemical/Product Profilers for the Safer Choice Program
Document Number: 2016-06052
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Safer Choice Program reduces pollution and potential risk at its source by setting criteria that product manufacturers must meet to qualify to use the Safer Choice label. The Safer Choice label helps consumers, businesses, and purchasers find products with ingredients that perform well and are safer for human health and the environment. To earn the Safer Choice label, products and their ingredients must meet the established Safer Choice Standard and safer chemical criteria. Third-party profilers (TPP) review the candidate's products against Safer Choice standards and criteria, collect performance information, and develop chemical profiles. EPA is seeking additional third-party profilers to help the Safer Choice Program meet the growing consumer demand for safer products carrying the Safer Choice label. Entities that are interested in serving as Safer Choice third-party profilers should submit an application for EPA consideration. Qualified applicants will be asked to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU), formalizing their commitment to support the Safer Choice Program's human and environmental health protection mission.
Comptroller General's Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2016-06051
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Government Accountability Office, Agencies and Commissions
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota
Document Number: 2016-06050
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 2.00 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on March 11, 2016.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-06048
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Whiting Committee on April 5, 2016, to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-06047
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) Tilefish Advisory Panel will hold a public meeting.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators (Renewal)
Document Number: 2016-06046
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``NSPS for Hospital/Medical/ Infectious Waste Incinerators (40 CFR part 60, subpart Ec) (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 1730.10, OMB Control No. 2060-0363) 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 March 31, 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 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities OMB Responses
Document Number: 2016-06045
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Environmental Protection 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.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota
Document Number: 2016-06044
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 20.00 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on March 11, 2016.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota
Document Number: 2016-06043
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 24.69 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on March 11, 2016.
Notice of Scope Rulings
Document Number: 2016-06042
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations made between July 1, 2015, and September 30, 2015, inclusive. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter.
Securities Investor Protection Corporation
Document Number: 2016-06041
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission'') is approving a proposed rule change filed by the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (``SIPC''). The rule change adds SIPC Rule 600, entitled ``Rules Relating to Supplemental Report of SIPC Membership.'' Because SIPC rules have the force and effect as if promulgated by the Commission, those rules are published in Title 17 of the Code of Federal Regulations, where the rule change will be reflected.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-06040
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
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.
Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy
Document Number: 2016-06039
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet via teleconference on April 7, 2016. The meeting will be open to the public.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2016-06038
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of First-Class Package Service Contract 45 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2016-06037
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 196 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Inviting Applications for the Rural Business Development Grant Program To Provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems
Document Number: 2016-06036
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
This notice is to invite applications for grants to provide technical assistance for rural transportation (RT) systems under the Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) program for fiscal year (FY) 2016. Funding shall be made available to qualified national organizations to provide technical assistance for RT systems and for RT systems to Federally Recognized Native American Tribes' (FRNAT) (collectively ``Programs'') from funds appropriated for the RBDG program. The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS) will administer these awards for FY 2016 under the RBDG program and the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act. This notice is subject to the terms and funds for the Programs made available in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Pub. L. 114-113) (FY 2016 appropriation). All applicants are responsible for any expenses incurred in developing their applications.
Farm Bill: Strategic Economic and Community Development-Reservation of Fiscal Year 2016 Program Funds
Document Number: 2016-06035
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, Rural Housing Service, Rural Utilities Service
Section 6025 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) provides the Secretary of Agriculture the authority to give priority to projects that support strategic economic development or community development plans. The Agency has the authority to reserve funds for those programs (referred to as the ``underlying programs'') included in 7 CFR part 1980, subpart K, Strategic Economic and Community Development (SECD), for projects that support multi-jurisdictional strategic economic and community development plans. This notice identifies for fiscal year 2016 the underlying programs from which funds will be reserved for Section 6025 SECD requirements. Those programs are listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.
Inviting Applications for the Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Programs for Fiscal Year 2016
Document Number: 2016-06034
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
This notice is to invite applications for loans and grants under the Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDLG) programs for fiscal year (FY) 2016. Funding to support up to $37 million in loans and $11 million in grants is currently available. The commitment of program dollars will be made to applicants of selected responses that have fulfilled the necessary requirements for obligation. All applicants are responsible for any expenses incurred in developing their applications.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2016-06033
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Savings and Loan Holding Companies
Document Number: 2016-06032
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2016-06031
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Capital Magnet Fund
Document Number: 2016-06030
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
On February 8, 2016, the Department of the Treasury published an interim rule (hereafter, the interim rule) implementing the Capital Magnet Fund (CMF), administered by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). The interim rule incorporates updates to the definitions, requirements and parameters for CMF implementation and administration. This document extends the comment period on the interim rule to May 8, 2016.
Multistakeholder Process To Develop Best Practices for Privacy, Transparency, and Accountability Regarding Commercial and Private Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Document Number: 2016-06029
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a meeting of a multistakeholder process concerning privacy, transparency, and accountability issues regarding commercial and private use of unmanned aircraft systems on April 8, 2016.
Multistakeholder Process To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code of Conduct Concerning Facial Recognition Technology
Document Number: 2016-06028
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a meeting of a privacy multistakeholder process concerning the commercial use of facial recognition technology on March 29, 2016.
Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)
Document Number: 2016-06027
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Document Number: 2016-06026
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women (ACBCYW)
Document Number: 2016-06025
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services