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Cargo Securing Manuals
Document Number: 2016-16416
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it has received approval from the Office of Management and Budget for an information collection request associated with the Cargo Securing Manuals interim rule we published in the Federal Register on May 9, 2016. In that rule, we stated the interim rule will impose new information collection requirements and that we would submit these new information collection requirements to OMB for its review and publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the results of OMB's review. OMB approved this new collection of information, entitled Cargo Securing Manuals, on June 23, 2016, and assigned it OMB control number 1625-0122.
Notice of Open Meetings To Prepare the 2016 Annual Report to Congress
Document Number: 2016-16415
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of meetings of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: Dennis Shea, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, evaluate and report to Congress annually on the U.S.-China economic and security relationship. The mandate specifically charges the Commission to prepare a report to Congress ``regarding the national security implications and impact of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of China [that] shall include a full analysis, along with conclusions and recommendations for legislative and administrative actions . . .'' Purpose of Meetings: Pursuant to this mandate, members of the Commission will meet in Washington, DC on July 13-14, August 10-11, September 14-15, and October 5-6, 2016 to review and edit drafts of the 2016 Annual Report to Congress. The Commission is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) with the enactment of the Science, State, Justice, Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 that was signed into law on November 22, 2005 (Public Law 109-108). In accordance with FACA, the Commission's meeting to make decisions concerning the substance and recommendations of its 2016 Annual Report to Congress are open to the public. Topics To Be Discussed: The Commissioners will be considering draft report sections addressing the following topics: U.S.-China Economic and Trade Relations, including: Year in Review, Economics and Trade; State-Owned Enterprises, Overcapacity, and China's Market Economy Status; and 13th Five-Year Plan. U.S.-China Security Relations, including: Year in Review, Security and Foreign Affairs; China's Expeditionary and Force Projection Capabilities; and China's Intelligence Services and Espionage Threats to the United States. China and the world, including: China and South Asia, China and Taiwan, China and Hong Kong, and China and North Korea. China and the U.S. Rebalance to Asia. Dates, Times, and Room Locations (Eastern Daylight Time):
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Reverse Mortgage Products: Guidance for Managing Compliance and Reputation Risks
Document Number: 2016-16414
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
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 comment on the renewal of an information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a 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, ``Reverse Mortgage Products: Guidance for Managing Compliance and Reputation Risks'' (Guidance).
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; (Southwest Airlines Company)
Document Number: 2016-16413
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Ameristar Air Cargo, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-16412
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Airborne Heat Ballooning
Document Number: 2016-16411
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
West Virginia Disaster Number WV-00043
Document Number: 2016-16410
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of West Virginia (FEMA-4273-DR), dated 06/ 25/2016. Incident: Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides. Incident Period: 06/22/2016 and continuing. Effective Date: 07/01/2016. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 08/24/2016. EIDL Loan Application Deadline Date: 03/27/2017.
Meeting of the National Preparedness and Response Science Board
Document Number: 2016-16409
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hereby giving notice that the National Preparedness and Response Science Board (NPRSB) will be holding a public teleconference.
Determination of the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts Regarding Closure of Portions of Meetings of Advisory Committees (Advisory Panels)
Document Number: 2016-16408
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, National Endowment for the Arts
Determination of the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts Regarding Potential Closure of Portions of Meetings of the National Council on the Arts
Document Number: 2016-16407
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, National Endowment for the Arts
Data Collection Available for Public Comments
Document Number: 2016-16406
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Small Business Administration (SBA) intends to request approval, from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of information described below. The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 44 U.S.C Chapter 35 requires federal agencies to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information before submission to OMB, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice complies with that requirement.
Arts Advisory Panel Meetings
Document Number: 2016-16405
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, National Endowment for the Arts
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given that three meetings of the Arts Advisory Panel to the National Council on the Arts will be held by teleconference.
Surrender of License of Small Business Investment Company
Document Number: 2016-16403
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Texas Disaster Number TX-00468
Document Number: 2016-16402
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Texas (FEMA-4269-DR), dated 04/25/2016. Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding. Incident Period: 04/17/2016 through 04/30/2016. Effective Date: 07/05/2016. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 07/29/2016. EIDL Loan Application Deadline Date: 01/25/2017.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; 2016 Commercial Accountability Measure and Closure for Gulf of Mexico Greater Amberjack
Document Number: 2016-16401
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements accountability measures (AMs) for commercial greater amberjack in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) reef fish fishery for the 2016 fishing year through this temporary rule. NMFS projects commercial landings for greater amberjack, will reach the commercial annual catch target (ACT) by July 17, 2016. Therefore, NMFS closes the commercial sector for greater amberjack in the Gulf on July 17, 2016, and it will remain closed until the start of the next fishing season on January 1, 2017. This closure is necessary to protect the Gulf greater amberjack resource.
Certified Professional Employer Organizations; Correction
Document Number: 2016-16400
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final and temporary regulations (TD 9768) that were published in the Federal Register on May 6, 2016 (81 FR 27315). The final and temporary regulations are relating to certified professional employer organizations (CPEOs). The Stephen Beck, Jr. Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014 requires the IRS to establish a voluntary certification program for professional employer organizations. These final and temporary regulations contain the requirements a person must satisfy in order to become and remain a CPEO.
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-511, FERC-515, and FERC-574); Consolidated Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2016-16397
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the requirements and burden of the information collections described below.
Loup River Public Power District; Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2016-16396
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Staff Attendance at the Southwest Power Pool Regional State Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16395
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2016-16388
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-16387
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Hazardous Materials: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Permit Requirements for Transportation of Hazardous Material
Document Number: 2016-16386
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The application for a determination of preemption is dismissed, and this docket is closed, because the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's permit and permit fee requirements are not being applied or enforced.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-16384
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Logistics Agency announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Submission for OMB Review; Cost Accounting Standards Administration
Document Number: 2016-16382
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
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 cost accounting standards administration. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 7343 on February 11, 2016. One letter containing numerous comments was received.
Notice of Termination; 10421 First Guaranty Bank and Trust Company of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida
Document Number: 2016-16381
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Inventory Completion: Museum of the American Indian, Novato, CA
Document Number: 2016-16374
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Museum of the American Indian has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and a present-day Indian tribe. 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 Museum of the American Indian. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the National Advisory Committee on Windstorm Impact Reduction
Document Number: 2016-16373
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites and requests nomination of individuals for appointment to the National Advisory Committee on Windstorm Impact Reduction (Committee). This is a new Federal Advisory Committee established pursuant to the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015 (Pub. L. 114-52). NIST will consider nominations received in response to this notice for appointment to the Committee.
National Conference on Weights and Measures 101st Annual Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16372
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The 101st Annual Meeting of the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) will be held in Denver, Colorado, from Sunday, July 24, 2016, through Thursday, July 28, 2016. This notice contains information about significant items on the NCWM Committee agendas but does not include all agenda items. As a result, the items are not consecutively numbered.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16369
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16368
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Heliophysics Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16367
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Heliophysics Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.
Safety Zone; Hudson River, South Nyack and Tarrytown, NY
Document Number: 2016-16364
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone for navigable waters of the Hudson River within a 200-yard radius of the LEFT COAST LIFTER crane barge during heavy lift operations. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by heavy lift operations conducted by the crane barge in the vicinity of the Tappan Zee Bridge. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Air Quality Designations for the 2010 Sulfur Dioxide (SO2
Document Number: 2016-16348
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This rule establishes the initial air quality designations for certain areas in the United States (U.S.) for the 2010 primary sulfur dioxide (SO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designating the areas as either nonattainment, unclassifiable/attainment, or unclassifiable, based on whether the areas do not meet the NAAQS or contribute to a nearby area that does not meet the NAAQS; meet the NAAQS; or cannot be classified on the basis of available information as meeting or not meeting the NAAQS, respectively. The designations are based on the weight of evidence for each area, including available air quality monitoring data and air quality modeling. The Clean Air Act (CAA) directs areas designated nonattainment by this rule to undertake certain planning and pollution control activities to attain the SO2 NAAQS as expeditiously as practicable. This is the second round of area designations for the 2010 SO2 NAAQS.
Department of the Treasury Acquisition Regulations; Incremental Funding of Fixed-Price, Time-and-Material or Labor-Hour Contracts During a Continuing Resolution
Document Number: 2016-16346
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of the Treasury
This proposed rule would amend the Department of Treasury Acquisition Regulation (DTAR) for the purposes of providing acquisition policy for incremental funding of Fixed-Price, Time-and-Material or Labor-Hour contracts during a continuing resolution.
2016 Quarterly Listings; Safety Zones, Security Zones, Special Local Regulations, Drawbridge Operation Regulations and Regulated Navigation Areas
Document Number: 2016-16345
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides notice of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard that were made temporarily effective but expired before they could be published in the Federal Register. This notice lists temporary safety zones, security zones, special local regulations, drawbridge operation regulations and regulated navigation areas, all of limited duration and for which timely publication in the Federal Register was not possible.
Requirement To Notify the IRS of Intent To Operate as a Section 501(c)(4) Organization; Final and Temporary Regulations
Document Number: 2016-16338
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations relating to the requirement, added by the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, that organizations must notify the IRS of their intent to operate under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The regulations affect organizations described in section 501(c)(4) (section 501(c)(4) organizations) that are organized after December 18, 2015, and certain section 501(c)(4) organizations existing on that date. The text of the temporary regulations serves as the text of the proposed regulations set forth in the related notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-101689-16) published in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register.
Requirement To Notify the IRS of Intent To Operate as a Section 501(c)(4) Organization
Document Number: 2016-16337
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Rules and Regulations section of this issue of the Federal Register, the IRS is issuing temporary regulations relating to the requirement, added by the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, that organizations must notify the IRS of their intent to operate under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The text of those temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations.
Special Local Regulation; Drag Boat Championship, Intracoastal Waterway; Bucksport, SC
Document Number: 2016-16334
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Bucksport, South Carolina during the Bucksport/Southeastern Drag Boat Summer Championship, on August 13, 2016 and August 14, 2016. This special local regulation is necessary to ensure the safety of participants, spectators, and the general public during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.