July 6, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA) Program
Document Number: 2016-15991
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew a previously approved information collection. Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA) is a program for the routine collection and analysis of digital flight data from airline operations, including but not limited to digital flight data currently collected pursuant to existing regulatory provisions. The FAA requires certificate holders who voluntarily establish approved FOQA programs to periodically provide aggregate trend analysis information from such programs to the FAA.
Proposed Information Collection (Beneficiary Travel Mileage Reimbursement Application Form, VA Form 10-3542)
Document Number: 2016-15988
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the VHA Beneficiary Travel (BT) program, which provides mileage reimbursement to qualified Veterans or other claimant(s) who incur expense in traveling to healthcare.
Proposed Information Collection (Complaint of Employment Discrimination, VA Form 4939; Information for Pre-Complaint Processing, VA Form 08-10192) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-15987
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Office of Resolution Management (ORM), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection. This notice solicits comments on information needed to process a complaint of employment discrimination.
Proposed Information Collection (State Cemetery Data Sheet and Cemetery Grant Document) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-15986
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each revised collection allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine when to begin development of additional acreage for burial space and, in so doing, to anticipate when to provide money to expand or improve these National Cemeteries.
Proposed Information Collection (Dependent's Educational Assistance (DEA) Election Letter)
Document Number: 2016-15985
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection (Request for Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility Unmarried Surviving Spouses, VA Form 26-1817) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-15984
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In Compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection: (Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) Benefits-Application, Claim, Other Health Insurance & Potential Liability)
Document Number: 2016-15983
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Public Notice for Waiver of Aeronautical Land-Use Assurance
Document Number: 2016-15981
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering a proposal to change a portion of airport land from aeronautical use to non-aeronautical use at the Rantoul National Aviation Center-Frank Elliott Field, Illinois. The proposal consists of a total of 6.892 acres. This notice announces that the FAA is considering the release of the subject airport property at Rantoul National Aviation Center-Frank Elliott Field, from all federal land covenants. Approval does not constitute a commitment by the FAA to financially assist in disposal of the subject airport property nor a determination that all measures covered by the program are eligible for grant-in-aid funding from the FAA. In accordance with section 47107(h) of Title 49, United States Code, this notice is required to be published in the Federal Register 30 days before modifying the land-use assurance that requires the property to be used for an aeronautical purpose.
Issuance of Final Publication: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Quality Assurance Review of B Readers' Classifications Submitted in the Department of Labor (DOL) Black Lung Benefits Program
Document Number: 2016-15978
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of the following publication: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Quality Assurance Review of B Readers' Classifications Submitted in the Department of Labor (DOL) Black Lung Benefits Program.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amendment to Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2016-15976
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Klamath Tribes and State of Oregon entered into an amendment to an existing Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming; this notice announces approval of the amendment.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0104
Document Number: 2016-15974
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a revision to the following collection of information: 1625-0104, Barges Carrying Bulk Hazardous Materials. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0065
Document Number: 2016-15973
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a revision to the following collection of information: 1625-0065, Offshore Supply VesselsTitle 46 Code of Federal Regulation Subchapter L. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Television Broadcasting Services; Tolleson, Arizona
Document Number: 2016-15971
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
A petition for rulemaking was filed by America 51, L.P. (America 51), the licensee of KPPX-TV, channel 51, Tolleson, Arizona, requesting the substitution of channel 31 for channel 51 at Tolleson. America 51 filed comments reaffirming its interest in the proposed channel substitution and stated that if the proposal is granted, it will promptly file an application for the facilities specified in the rulemaking petition and construct the station. America 51 asserts that adopting the proposed channel substitution would serve the public interest because it would remove any potential interference with authorized wireless operations in the Lower 700 MHz A Block adjacent to channel 51 in the Phoenix, Arizona market. In addition, America 51 agrees that KPPX-TV will be protected in the incentive auction at its channel 51 operating parameters even after its move to channel 31, and recognizes that as a result of repacking during the incentive auction, it may be required to move from channel 31.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Enhancement of Survival Permit Applications; Greater Sage-Grouse Umbrella Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances for Wyoming Ranch Management
Document Number: 2016-15963
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have received applications for enhancement of survival permits (EOS permits) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), pursuant to the Greater Sage-grouse Umbrella Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances for Wyoming Ranch Management (Umbrella CCAA). The permit applications, if approved, would authorize incidental take associated with implementation of specified individual Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (individual CCAAs) developed in accordance with the Umbrella CCAA. We invite the public to comment on the EOS permit applications described below. The Act requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2016-15962
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice at least once monthly of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). Once approved by NARA, records schedules provide mandatory instructions on what happens to records when agencies no longer need them for current Government business. The records schedules authorize agencies to preserve records of continuing value in the National Archives of the United States and to destroy, after a specified period, records lacking administrative, legal, research, or other value. NARA publishes notice in the Federal Register for records schedules in which agencies propose to destroy records not previously authorized for disposal or reduce the retention period of records already authorized for disposal. NARA invites public comments on such records schedules, as required by 44 U.S.C. 3303a(a).
Notice of Public Meetings: Northeastern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada
Document Number: 2016-15961
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northeastern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold two meetings in Nevada in fiscal year 2016 and one at the beginning of fiscal year 2017. The meetings are open to the public. July 22, California Trail Interpretive Center, 1 Trail Center Way, Elko, Nevada 89801, Nevada; Aug. 11-12, BLM Battle Mountain District Office, 50 Bastian Road, Battle Mountain, NV 89820, Nevada; and Oct. 6-7, 702 N. Industrial Way, HC 33, Box 33500, Ely, NV 89301, Nevada. Meeting times will be published in local and regional media sources at least 14 days before each meeting. All meetings will include a public comment period.
Notice of Public Meeting for the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group
Document Number: 2016-15960
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG) makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior concerning Glen Canyon Dam operations and other management actions to protect resources downstream of Glen Canyon Dam, consistent with the Grand Canyon Protection Act. The AMWG meets two to three times a year.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Request for Comments for 1029-0049
Document Number: 2016-15959
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is announcing its intention to request renewed approval for the collection of information for OSMRE's Special Permanent Program Performance StandardsOperations in Alluvial Valley Floors.
Proposed Information Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-15958
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, 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. This notice invites comment on a proposed information collection entitled ``Developing Effective Messages about Excessive Alcohol Consumption: Formative Focus Groups with Adult Drinkers and Abstainers.'' The CDC will use the information collected to guide the development of health communication messages.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Request for Comments for 1029-0030
Document Number: 2016-15957
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is announcing its intention to request approval for the collections of information for State Processes for Designating Areas Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations. The information collection request describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden and cost.
Prianglam Brooks, N.P.; Decision and Order
Document Number: 2016-15955
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Notice of July 13, 2016 Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Meeting
Document Number: 2016-15954
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA).
Notice of Intent to an Exclusive Patent License
Document Number: 2016-15953
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
Pursuant to the provisions of Part 404 of Title 37, Code of Federal Regulations, which implements Public Law 96-517, as amended, the Department of the Air Force announces its intention to grant an exclusive license in favor of Roccor, LLC, having a place of business at 2602 Clover Basin Drive, Suite D, Longmont, CO 80301 in any right, title, and interest the Air Force has in the following patents: U.S. Patent No. 7,895,795, issued 1 March 2011, titled ``Triangular rollable and collapsible boom,'' by Thomas W. Murphey et al. U.S. Patent No. 8,356,774, issued 22 January 2013, titled ``Structure for storing and unfurling material,'' by Jeremy A. Banik et al. U.S. Patent No. 7,354,033, issued 8 April 2008, titled ``Tape- spring deployable hinge,'' by Thomas W. Murphey et al. U.S. Patent No. 7,435,032, issued 14 October 2008, titled ``Resilient joint for deployable structures,'' by Thomas W. Murphey et al. U.S. Patent No. 8,462,078, issued 11 June 2013, titled ``Deployable shell with wrapped gores,'' by Thomas W. Murphey et al. U.S. Patent No. 8,434,196, issued 7 May 2013, titled ``Multi-axis compliant hinge,'' by Thomas W. Murphey et al.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery; Closure of the Mid-Atlantic Access Area to General Category Individual Fishing Quota Scallop Vessels
Document Number: 2016-15952
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that the Mid-Atlantic Scallop Access Area will close to Limited Access General Category Individual Fishing Quota scallop vessels for the remainder of the 2016 fishing year as of the effective date below. After the effective date, no vessel issued a Limited Access General Category Individual Fishing Quota permit may fish for, possess, or land scallops from the Mid-Atlantic Scallop Access Area. Regulations require this action once it is projected that 100 percent of trips allocated to the Limited Access General Category Individual Fishing Quota scallop vessels for the Mid-Atlantic Scallop Access Area will be taken.
Standard Review Plan for Renewal of Specific Licenses and Certificates of Compliance for Dry Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel
Document Number: 2016-15951
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing NUREG- 1927, Revision 1, ``Standard Review Plan for Renewal of Specific Licenses and Certificates of Compliance for Dry Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel.'' The NUREG provides guidance to the NRC staff for the safety review of renewal applications for specific licenses of independent spent fuel storage installations (ISFSIs) and certificates of compliance of spent fuel dry storage systems.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Interstate 66 Outside the Beltway Project in Virginia
Document Number: 2016-15950
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to the Interstate 66 Outside the Beltway project in Fairfax and Prince William Counties, Virginia. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Consideration of Rulemaking To Address Prompt Remediation of Residual Radioactivity During Operation
Document Number: 2016-15949
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is seeking additional input from the public, licensees, Agreement States, non- Agreement States, and other stakeholders on the need for potential rulemaking to address prompt remediation of residual radioactivity during the operational phase at licensed material sites and nuclear reactors. The NRC has not initiated a rulemaking, but is gathering information and seeking stakeholder input on this subject for developing a recommendation to the Commission regarding the need for further rulemaking. To aid in this process, the NRC is requesting comments on the issues discussed in Section II, ``Specific Questions,'' in the Supplementary Information section of this document. Additionally, the NRC will hold a public Webinar and host a public meeting to facilitate the public's and other stakeholders' understanding of these issues and the submission of comments.
Application of Public Charters, Inc. for Commuter Authority
Document Number: 2016-15948
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Transportation is directing all interested persons to show cause why it should not issue an order tentatively finding Public Charters, Inc., fit, willing, and able to provide scheduled passenger service as a commuter air carrier using small aircraft pursuant to Part 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations.
Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustments
Document Number: 2016-15947
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is issuing an interim final rule to amend its regulations governing the maximum civil monetary penalties assessable for violations of statutes, rules, and orders within the Commission's jurisdiction. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended most recently by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, requires the Commission to issue this interim final rule.
Startrans, IO, LLC; Notice Pursuant to Section 206(b) of the Federal Power Act
Document Number: 2016-15945
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2016-15944
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-15943
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Driving of Commercial Motor Vehicles: Use of Seat Belts; Correction
Document Number: 2016-15941
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA corrects an error in its June 7, 2016, final rule ``Driving of Commercial Motor Vehicles: Use of Seat Belts.'' The amendatory language in the final rule inadvertently limited the applicability of the requirement for drivers to use their seat belts to operators of property-carrying vehicles. Today's correction fixes the error such that drivers of passenger-carrying vehicles will continue to be required to wear their seat belts.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Boone County, WV
Document Number: 2016-15939
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2016-15938
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Acquisition Regulation: Contractor Business Systems-Definition and Administration
Document Number: 2016-15937
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Energy
On April 1, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a rule in the Federal Register proposing to amend the Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR). DOE hereby withdraws this proposed rule.
Publication of Nonconventional Source Production Credit Reference Price for Calendar Year 2015
Document Number: 2016-15936
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Publication of the reference price for the nonconventional source production credit for calendar year 2015. The credit period for nonconventional source production credit ended on December 31, 2013 for facilities producing coke or coke gas (other than from petroleum based products). However, the reference price continues to apply in determining the amount of the enhanced oil recovery credit under section 43, the marginal well production credit under section 45I, and the percentage depletion in case of oil and natural gas produced from marginal properties under section 613A.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Findings on Petitions To List the Eagle Lake Rainbow Trout and the Ichetucknee Siltsnail as Endangered or Threatened Species
Document Number: 2016-15935
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce 12- month findings on petitions to list the Eagle Lake rainbow trout and the Ichetucknee siltsnail as endangered species or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). After a review of the best available scientific and commercial information, we find that listing the Eagle Lake rainbow trout and the Ichetucknee siltsnail is not warranted at this time. However, we ask the public to submit to us at any time any new information that becomes available concerning the stressors to the Eagle Lake rainbow trout and the Ichetucknee siltsnail or their habitats.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Extension
Document Number: 2016-15934
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Energy
The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend for three years an information collection request with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the extended collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-State, Tribal, Local and Territorial (STLT) Subcommittee
Document Number: 2016-15932
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (BSC, NCIPC)
Document Number: 2016-15931
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services