October 17, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-10-17-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-10-17
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Unique Identification of Entities Receiving Federal Awards
Document Number: C1-2016-23198
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-25110
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-25106
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2016-25069
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2016-25068
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Special Conditions: Learjet Model 45 Series Airplanes; Aircraft Electronic System Security Protection From Unauthorized External Access
Document Number: 2016-25063
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is correcting a final special conditions; request for comments document published in the Federal Register on October 31, 2013 (78 FR 65153). In that document the special conditions number was incorrect and this document now posts the correct special conditions number. Also, a typographical error occurred in the wording of one of the headings paragraphs of the document. This document now posts the correct headings wording.
Special Conditions: Learjet Model 45 Series Airplanes; Isolation or Security Protection of the Aircraft Control Domain and the Airline Information Services Domain From the Passenger Services Domain
Document Number: 2016-25062
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is correcting a final special conditions; request for comments document published in the Federal Register on October 31, 2013 (78 FR 65155). In that document the special conditions number was incorrect and this document now posts the correct special conditions number. Also, a typographical error occurred in the wording of one of the headings paragraphs of the document. This document now posts the correct headings wording.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2016-25061
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Special Conditions: Embraer S.A., Model ERJ 190-300 Series Airplanes; Electrical/Electronic Equipment Bay Fire Detection and Smoke Penetration
Document Number: 2016-25060
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
These special conditions are issued for the Embraer S.A. Model ERJ 190-300 series airplanes. These airplanes will have novel or unusual design features when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for transport category airplanes. These design features are electrical/ electronic equipment bays distributed throughout the airplane, with three of them in the pressurized area. The time it takes to determine the source of smoke in an airplane with three or more equipment bays could allow fire to spread, generating a significant quantity of smoke and damage. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for these design features. These special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.
Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-25059
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 9, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on small diameter graphite electrodes (SDGEs) from the People's Republic of China (the PRC). The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015. We are amending the final results of the administrative review to correct certain ministerial errors.
Applications for New Awards; Upward Bound Program
Document Number: 2016-25058
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Education
Certain Steel Nails From the United Arab Emirates: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-25057
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 10, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel nails (nails) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2014, through April 30, 2015. The review covers five producers/exporters of the subject merchandise, Dubai Wire FZE (Dubai Wire), Oman Fasteners LLC (Oman Fasteners), Overseas Distribution Services Inc. (ODS), Overseas International Steel Industry LLC (OISI), and Precision Fasteners LLC (Precision). For these final results, we continue to find that subject merchandise has been sold in the United States at less than normal value.
Statutorily Mandated Designation of Difficult Development Areas and Qualified Census Tracts for 2017
Document Number: 2016-25056
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This document designates ``Difficult Development Areas'' (DDAs) and ``Qualified Census Tracts'' (QCTs) for purposes of the Low- Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 42 (26 U.S.C. 42). The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) makes new DDA and QCT designations annually. Unlike the effective date of the 2016 QCTs and DDAs, which was July 1, 2016, the 2017 QCTs and DDAs are effective January 1, 2017. In order to avoid designating areas unsuitable for residential development, such as airports, HUD is implementing a minimum population requirement for metropolitan Small Difficult Development Areas (SDDAs), as described below.
User Fees for Installment Agreements; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: 2016-25055
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides notice of the cancellation of a public hearing on proposed regulation relating to proposed amendments to the regulations that provide user fees for installment agreements.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for a Modified OGE Form 278e Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report
Document Number: 2016-25053
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Office of Government Ethics
After this first round notice and public comment period, the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) intends to submit a modified OGE Form 278e Executive Branch Personnel Public 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.
Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic; 2016-2017 Commercial Accountability Measures and Closure for King Mackerel in Western Zone of the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: 2016-25052
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements accountability measures (AMs) for commercial king mackerel in the western zone of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) exclusive economic zone (EEZ) through this temporary rule. NMFS has determined that the commercial quota for king mackerel in the western zone of the Gulf EEZ will be reached by October 14, 2016. Therefore, NMFS closes the western zone of the Gulf EEZ to commercial king mackerel fishing on October 14, 2016. This closure is necessary to protect the Gulf king mackerel resource.
Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Governance; Standards of Conduct; Risk Management; and Disclosure and Reporting
Document Number: 2016-25050
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Farm Credit Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Farm Credit Administration (FCA, we, Agency or our) amended our regulations to related to the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation's (Farmer Mac or Corporation) risk governance and making enhancements to existing disclosure and reporting requirements. The risk governance regulations require the Corporation to establish and maintain a board-level risk management committee and a risk officer, as well as risk management policies and internal controls. The changes to disclosure and reporting requirements remove repetitive reporting and allow for electronic filing of reports. We also finalized rules on the examination and enforcement authorities held by the FCA Office of Secondary Market Oversight over the Corporation. In accordance with the law, the effective date of the rule is no earlier than 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register during which either or both Houses of Congress are in session.
Statistical Policy Directive No. 4 Addendum: Release and Dissemination of Statistical Products Produced by Federal Statistical Agencies and Recognized Statistical Units
Document Number: 2016-25049
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
Under the Budget and Accounting Procedures Act of 1950 (31 U.S.C. 1104 (d)) and the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3504 (e)), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issues for comment a proposed Addendum to Statistical Policy Directive No. 4: Release and Dissemination of Statistical Products Produced by Federal Statistical Agencies (73 FR 12622, Mar. 7, 2008). This Addendum reflects the ongoing commitment of the Federal statistical system to ensure relevant, accurate, objective, and accessible Federal statistics to the Nation. In its role as coordinator of the Federal statistical system under the Paperwork Reduction Act, OMB, among other responsibilities, is required to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the system. A key method used by OMB to achieve this responsibility is the promulgation and oversight of Government-wide principles, policies, standards, and guidelines concerning the development, presentation, and dissemination of statistical products. Accordingly, OMB proposes an Addendum to strengthen provisions in its Statistical Policy Directive No. 4. The Addendum would ensure systematic review of the production and dissemination of key statistical products of Federal statistical agencies and recognized statistical units and of how these products conform to the responsibilities identified in Statistical Policy Directive No. 1: Fundamental Responsibilities of Federal Statistical Agencies and Recognized Statistical Units (79 FR 71610, Dec. 2, 2014). Additional discussion of the proposed Addendum may be found in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2016-25048
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones within the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified date and time. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Suspension of Deportation or Special Rule Cancellation of Removal (Pursuant to Section 203 of Public Law 105-100, NACARA), Form I-881; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2016-25046
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed extension of a currently approved collection of information or new collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application To Adjust Status From Temporary to Permanent Resident, Form I-698; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2016-25045
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed revision of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Proposed New Information Collection: OMB Control Number 1094-ONEW, Indian Water Rights Settlements: Economic Analysis
Document Number: 2016-25044
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Secretary's Indian Water Rights Office, Department of the Interior announces the proposed creation of a new public information collection and seeks public comments on the provisions thereof.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility, Form I-601; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2016-25043
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed revision of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-25042
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Current Good Manufacturing Practice Regulations for Medicated Feeds
Document Number: 2016-25041
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the recordkeeping requirements for manufacturers of medicated animal feeds.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Animal Drug User Fee Act Waivers and Reductions
Document Number: 2016-25040
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the paperwork burden of requesting a waiver or reduction of fees under Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Federal Direct Loan Program Regulations for Forbearance and Loan Rehabilitation
Document Number: 2016-25038
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Abbreviated New Drug Application Submissions-Prior Approval Supplements Under Generic Drug User Fee Amendments; Guidance for Industry; Availability
Document Number: 2016-25037
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of a guidance for industry entitled ``ANDA SubmissionsPrior Approval Supplements Under GDUFA.'' The Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2012 (GDUFA) enables FDA to assess user fees to fund critical and measurable improvements to FDA's generic drugs program. This guidance is intended to assist applicants preparing to submit to FDA prior approval supplements (PASs) and amendments to PASs for abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs). It describes FDA's performance metric goals for PASs and clarifies how FDA will handle a PAS and amendments to a PAS for an ANDA subject to GDUFA performance metric goals. This guidance finalizes the draft guidance issued on July 11, 2014.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-25036
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the USA Installation Management Command (IMCOM) 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Member Inspection of Credit Union Books, Records, and Minutes
Document Number: 2016-25035
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NCUA, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an extension of a previously approved collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Cuba: Revisions to License Exceptions
Document Number: 2016-25034
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
This rule amends a license exception to allow cargo aboard aircraft to transit Cuba when that cargo is bound for destinations other than Cuba. This rule also authorizes export and reexport of certain items sold directly to individuals in Cuba under a license exception. Finally, this rule revises the lists of ineligible Cuban officials for purposes of certain license exceptions. BIS is publishing this rule to further implement the administration's policy of increasing engagement and commerce that benefits the Cuban people.
Notice of Intent To Solicit Comments and Conduct a Public Scoping Meeting on a Global Water Strategy
Document Number: 2016-25033
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. Department of State (Department) will host a listening session to solicit public comments on the development and content of a strategy to address global water challenges including, but not necessarily limited to: (1) Increasing access to safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene; (2) improving water resource management; and (3) promoting cooperation on shared waters. Participants will be asked to provide brief remarks (up to 3 minutes) highlighting specific challenges that should be addressed and opportunities to strengthen U.S. engagement on international water issues.
Cuban Assets Control Regulations
Document Number: 2016-25032
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to further implement elements of the policy announced by the President on December 17, 2014, to engage and empower the Cuban people. Among other things, these amendments authorize certain transactions related to Cuban-origin pharmaceuticals and joint medical research; add, expand, and clarify authorizations relating to trade and commerce; authorize certain civil aviation safety-related services; further facilitate authorized travel to Cuba; and expand the authorizations for grants and humanitarian-related services designed to directly benefit the Cuban people. These amendments also implement certain technical and conforming changes. OFAC is making these amendments in support of the process of normalizing bilateral relations with Cuba.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning” Exhibition
Document Number: 2016-25031
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, from on or about November 4, 2016, until on or about April 9, 2017, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Industry Advisory Group: Notice of Open Meeting
Document Number: 2016-25030
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of State
Kenai Hydro, LLC; Notice of Technical Meeting
Document Number: 2016-25029
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Texas Eastern Transmission, LP; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2016-25027
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Electronic Submission of Labeling for Certain Home-Use Medical Devices
Document Number: 2016-25026
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing to implement provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act) to require electronic submission of the device label and package insert of certain home-use devices when these devices are listed with FDA. FDA plans to make this device labeling available to the public through the Internet and would also provide search tools to facilitate locating information concerning a particular home-use device or a particular type of home-use device.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-25024
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2016-25023
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2016-25022
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Regulatory Capital Rules, Liquidity Coverage Ratio: Revisions to the Definition of Qualifying Master Netting Agreement and Related Definitions
Document Number: 2016-25021
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The FDIC is adopting a final rule that amends the definition of ``qualifying master netting agreement'' under the regulatory capital rules and the liquidity coverage ratio rule. In this final rule, the FDIC also is amending the definitions of ``collateral agreement,'' ``eligible margin loan,'' and ``repo-style transaction'' under the regulatory capital rules. These amendments are designed to ensure that the regulatory capital and liquidity treatment of certain financial contracts generally would not be affected by implementation of special resolution regimes in non-U.S. jurisdictions that are substantially similar to the U.S. resolution framework or by changes to the International Swaps and Derivative Association (ISDA) Master Agreement that provide for contractual submission to such regimes. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve) issued in December 2014, a joint interim final rule that is substantially identical to this final rule.
InterVISTAS Study
Document Number: 2016-25020
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board will host a roundtable discussion among noted economists on an independent report that assesses the Board's rate reasonableness methodologies, including the stand-alone cost methodology, and possible alternatives.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-25019
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Manpower Data Center 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; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-25018
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) will be submitting the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, on or after the date of publication of this notice.
Extension of the Presumptive Period for Compensation for Gulf War Veterans
Document Number: 2016-25017
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is issuing this interim final rule to amend its adjudication regulations regarding compensation for disabilities resulting from undiagnosed illnesses suffered by veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War. This amendment is necessary to extend the presumptive period for qualifying chronic disabilities resulting from undiagnosed illnesses that must become manifest to a compensable degree in order that entitlement for compensation be established. The intended effect of this amendment is to provide consistency in VA adjudication policy and preserve certain rights afforded to Persian Gulf War veterans and ensure fairness for current and future Persian Gulf War veterans.
Action Subject to Intergovernmental Review
Document Number: 2016-25016
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, are notifying the public that we intend to grant funds to eligible applicants for purposes authorized under the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation Program. Additionally, we are notifying the public that we intend to grant funds to eligible applicants for regulating coal mining within their jurisdictional borders under the Regulatory Program. We will award these grants during fiscal year 2017.