October 11, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-10-11-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-10-11
German-American Day, 2016
Document Number: 2016-24744
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2017
Document Number: 2016-24736
Type: Administrative Order
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Presidential Determination on Foreign Governments' Efforts Regarding Trafficking in Persons
Document Number: 2016-24734
Type: Administrative Order
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Sunshine Act Meeting; National Science Board
Document Number: 2016-24675
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2016-24661
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-24638
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Coachella Valley-San Gorgonio Pass Rail Corridor Service: Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, and Los Angeles Counties, CA
Document Number: 2016-24597
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Through this NOI, FRA announces it will prepare a Programmatic EIS and Environmental Impact Report (EIR) jointly with the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the Coachella ValleySan Gorgonio Pass Rail Corridor Service (Project). FRA, RCTC, and Caltrans will develop the Programmatic EIS/EIR in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). FRA invites the public and Federal, state, and local agencies to provide input into the scope of the EIS/ EIR and will consider all information from outreach activities when preparing the EIS/EIR. The Project will study options for providing intercity passenger rail service between the cities of Los Angeles and Indio, California also known as the Coachella ValleySan Gorgonio Pass Corridor (the Corridor).
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-24563
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2016-24526
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections. This document describes a collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Notice of October 19, 2016 Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Meeting
Document Number: 2016-24525
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
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).
Environmental Impact Statement for the Long Bridge Project in Washington, DC
Document Number: 2016-24522
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
On August 26, 2016, FRA published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Long Bridge Project jointly with the District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT) (81 FR 59036). The Proposed Action consists of potential improvements to Long Bridge and related railroad infrastructure located between the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Crystal City Station in Arlington, Virginia and Control Point (CP) Virginia in Washington, DC. In announcing its intent, FRA and DDOT established a 30-day public comment period that was scheduled to end on September 26, 2016. In consideration of requests for additional time to comment, FRA and DDOT are extending the scoping comment period to October 14, 2016. The extension provides agencies and the public with 30 days to submit comments following public and interagency scoping meetings held on September 14, 2016.
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2016-24513
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Notice of Quarterly Report (October 1, 2013-December 31, 2014)
Document Number: 2016-24512
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Millennium Challenge Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is reporting for the fiscal year (FY) quarters October 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014, on assistance provided under section 605 of the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003 (22 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.), as amended (the Act), and on transfers or allocations of funds to other federal agencies under section 619(b) of the Act. The following report will be made available to the public by publication in the Federal Register and on the Internet Web site of the MCC (www.mcc.gov) in accordance with section 612(b) of the Act.
Update to Product Lists
Document Number: 2016-24511
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is updating the product lists. This action reflects a publication policy adopted by Commission order. The referenced policy assumes periodic updates. The updates are identified in the body of this document. The product lists, which are re-published in their entirety, include these updates.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-24509
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is issuing new public notice for a system of records entitled ``USAID-32 Reasonable Accommodation Records''. This action is necessary to meet the requirements of the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 522a(e)(4), to publish in the Federal Register notice of the existence and character of record systems maintained by the agency.
Privacy Act of 1974: Revised System of Records
Document Number: 2016-24507
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is revising a system of records in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2016-24505
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on June 27, 2016 (81 FR 41644).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for a Modified OGE Form 450 Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report
Document Number: 2016-24502
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Office of Government Ethics
After this first round notice and public comment period, the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) plans to submit a modified OGE Form 450 Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of a three-year extension under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for a Modified OGE Form 201 Ethics in Government Act Access Form
Document Number: 2016-24501
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Office of Government Ethics
After this first round notice and public comment period, the U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) plans to submit a proposed modified OGE Form 201 Ethics in Government Act access form to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of a three-year extension under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The OGE Form 201 is used by persons requesting access to executive branch public financial disclosure reports and other covered records.
Approval of California Air Plan Revisions, Butte County Air Quality Management District
Document Number: 2016-24498
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking direct final action to approve a revision to the Butte County Air Quality Management District (BCAQMD) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). This revision concerns emissions of particulate matter (PM) from open burning. We are approving a local rule that regulates these emission sources under the Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act).
Approval of California Air Plan Revisions, Butte County Air Quality Management District
Document Number: 2016-24497
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a revision to the Butte County Air Quality Management District (BCAQMD) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). This revision concerns particulate matter (PM) emissions from open burning. We are proposing to approve a local rule to regulate these emission sources under the Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Temporary Protected Status, Form I-821; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2016-24496
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on May 23, 2016, at 81 FR 32341, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did receive 5 comments in connection with the 60-day notice.
2017 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards Program
Document Number: 2016-24494
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is seeking applications for the 2017 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards. In 2015, EPA developed the Partner of the Year Awards to recognize Safer Choice stakeholders who have advanced the goals of the Pollution Prevention Act and the Safer Choice program by reducing pollution at its source through safer chemistry. At the 2017 Partner of the Year Awards, as at the two prior awards, Safer Choice will recognize stakeholder organizations from five broad categories: Formulators/Product Manufacturers of both Consumer and Institutional/ Industrial (I/I) products, Purchasers and Distributors, Retailers, Supporters (e.g., non-governmental organizations), and Innovators (e.g., chemical manufacturers). All applications and accompanying materials must be received by Friday, December 16, 2016. Award winners will be recognized at a ceremony in late spring 2017.
Mandestrobin; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2016-24492
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of S-2200 (here after referred to within this document as mandestrobin) in or on multiple commodities which are identified and discussed later in this document. Valent U.S.A., Corporation requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee Teleconference
Document Number: 2016-24490
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, EPA gives notice of a teleconference meeting of the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC). The FRRCC is a policy-oriented committee that provides policy advice, information, and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on a range of environmental issues and policies that are of importance to agriculture and rural communities. Purpose of Meeting: The purpose of this teleconference is to discuss specific recommendations that were drafted by the Committee at the May 2016 meeting and finalize any outstanding comments. Recommendations regarding soil health and outreach, when finalized, will be transmitted to the Agency and made available to the public.
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments in Part; 2015
Document Number: 2016-24488
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting the eleventh administrative review (``AR'') of the antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture (``WBF'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. This AR covers 18 companies. The Department has preliminarily determined that seven of the 18 companies, including the sole mandatory respondent, have not established their entitlement to a separate rate and are part of the PRC-wide entity. The Department has also preliminarily determined that the remaining 11 companies had no reviewable transactions during the POR. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Announcement of an Open Meeting
Document Number: 2016-24487
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans (PACEEAA). The notice also describes the functions of the PACEEAA. Notice of the meeting is required by Sec. 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. Due to challenges associated with assembling the quorum required to carry out necessary functions prior to the end of the administration, and to ensure the availability and attendance of the chair to lead the meeting, this meeting notice is submitted late.
Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; Calendar Year 2014
Document Number: 2016-24486
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain lined paper products from India. The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014, and the review covers one producer/ exporter of the subject merchandise, Goldenpalm Manufacturers PVT Ltd. (Goldenpalm). We preliminarily determine that Goldenpalm received countervailable subsidies during the POR.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for A, G, or NATO Visa
Document Number: 2016-24485
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Adoptive Family Relief Act Refund Application
Document Number: 2016-24484
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application
Document Number: 2016-24483
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection (Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice Program)
Document Number: 2016-24482
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
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 and includes the actual data collection instrument.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for a Proposed Highway Project in Los Angeles County, California
Document Number: 2016-24480
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), is issuing this notice to advise the public that a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for proposed highway improvements on Interstate 605 (I-605) and State Route 60 (SR-60). The limits of the Interstate 605 (I-605) and State Route 60 (SR-60) Improvement Project (Project) will traverse the cities of Baldwin Park, El Monte, City of Industry, Pico Rivera, South El Monte, Whittier, and unincorporated Los Angeles County. Improvements on I-605 are proposed from south of Slauson Avenue to the I-605/Interstate 10 (I-10) Interchange, and improvements on SR-60 are proposed from Santa Anita Avenue to east of Turnbull Canyon Road. A Project Study Report- Project Development Study (PSR-PDS) for the Project was approved in December 2015 (not attached).
Executive-Led Power Technologies Trade Mission to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, March 12-16, 2017
Document Number: 2016-24479
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce (DOC), International Trade Administration (ITA), is organizing an executive-led Power Technologies Trade Mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia (KSA) on March 12-16, 2017. The purpose of the trade mission is to introduce U.S. firms to KSA and UAE's expanding power technology sector, which seeks to procure power equipment, distribution, power grid, as well as spare parts, and equipment with a focus on the renewable sector, and also to assist those U.S. firms in pursuing export opportunities in this sector, by helping new-to-market companies learn about the KSA and UAE energy markets and make initial contacts, and by supporting U.S. companies already doing business in the KSA and UAE to widen and deepen their business interests.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Request-Assessment of the Barriers That Constrain the Adequacy of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Allotments
Document Number: 2016-24478
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This is a new collection for the purpose of assessing the individual, household, and the environmental factors that limit the adequacy of the SNAP allotment.
Listing Endangered or Threatened Species; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List the Pacific Bluefin Tuna as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act
Document Number: 2016-24477
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, announce a 90-day finding on a petition to list the Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) as a threatened or endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to designate critical habitat concurrently with the listing. We find that the petition presents substantial scientific information indicating the petitioned action may be warranted. We will conduct a status review of the Pacific bluefin tuna to determine whether the petitioned action is warranted. To ensure that the status review is comprehensive, we are soliciting scientific and commercial information pertaining to this species.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; James River, Isle of Wight and Newport News, VA
Document Number: 2016-24476
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is canceling the temporary deviation concerning the James River Bridge (US17) across the James River, mile 5.0, at Isle of Wight and Newport News, VA. The deviation was necessary to perform bridge maintenance and repairs, which have been completed. The deviation allowed the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Dynegy Estero Bay Wave Park, LLC; Notice of Surrender of Preliminary Permit
Document Number: 2016-24475
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Dynegy Point Estero Wave Park, LLC; Notice of Surrender of Preliminary Permit
Document Number: 2016-24473
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Moriah Hydro Corporation; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests
Document Number: 2016-24471
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee Findings and Recommendations Regarding Cultural Items for the Wiyot Tribe, California
Document Number: 2016-24468
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is publishing this notice as part of its administrative responsibilities pursuant to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA or the Act). The recommendations, findings, and actions in this notice are advisory only and are not binding on any person and may be admissible in any action brought under section 15 of the Act. The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee) finds that certain items meet the definition of ``sacred objects'' but do not meet the definition of ``objects of cultural patrimony'' under the Act and its implementing regulations.
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee Findings and Recommendations Regarding Human Remains and Associated Funerary Objects for the Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico
Document Number: 2016-24467
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is publishing this notice as part of its administrative responsibilities pursuant to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA or the Act). The recommendations, findings, and actions in this notice are advisory only and are not binding on any person and may be admissible in any action brought under section 15 of the Act. The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee) finds there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between certain Native American human remains and associated funerary objects and the Kewa Pueblo, New Mexico, Pueblo of San Felipe, New Mexico, and Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico. The Review Committee recommends that the Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico, take the lead in repatriation and reburial of the human remains.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM 100 Cask System; Certificate of Compliance No. 1014, Amendment No. 10
Document Number: 2016-24466
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-11
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On May 31, 2016, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) confirmed the effective date of May 31, 2016, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on March 14, 2016. The direct final rule amended the NRC's spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International (Holtec) HI-STORM 100 Cask System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Amendment No. 10 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1014. The NRC confirmed the effective date because it determined that none of the comments submitted on the direct final rule met any of the criteria for a significant adverse comment. The purpose of this document is to provide responses to the comments received on the direct final rule.