November 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-11-30-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-11-30
Thanksgiving Day, 2016
Document Number: 2016-28941
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-28898
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, Department of Justice
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2016-28864
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-28840
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-28822
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Leave Supplement to the American Time Use Survey
Document Number: 2016-28820
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) sponsored information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, ``Leave Supplement to the American Time Use Survey,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
National Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Programs; Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2016-28816
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this document announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). AMS requests an extension of and revision to the currently approved information collection 0581-0093 the National Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Programs.
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-28815
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Several Groundfish Species in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2016-28814
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS apportions amounts of the non-specified reserve to the total allowable catch (TAC) of Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Alaska plaice, Kamchatka flounder, northern rockfish, skates, sculpins, sharks, and octopus in the BSAI management area. This action is necessary to allow the fisheries to continue operating. It is intended to promote the goals and objectives of the fishery management plan for the BSAI management area.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-28813
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Information Collection: NRC Forms 366, 366A, and 366B, “Licensee Event Report”
Document Number: 2016-28812
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, NRC Forms 366, 366A, and 366B, ``Licensee Event Report.''
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2016-28810
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2016-28809
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2016-28808
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Previously Issued Oil and Gas Leases in the White River National Forest, CO
Document Number: 2016-28807
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Record of Decision (ROD) based on the analysis in the ``Previously Issued Oil and Gas Leases in the White River National Forest Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).'' That EIS addressed the treatment of 65 previously issued oil and gas leases on lands within the White River National Forest (WRNF). By this notice the BLM is announcing the availability of the ROD. On November 17, 2016, the BLM Colorado State Director signed and the Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior approved the ROD.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision Adopting U.S. Forest Service's Final Environmental Impact Statement for Oil and Gas Leasing on Lands Administered by the White River National Forest, CO
Document Number: 2016-28806
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) adopting the Final United States Forest Service's (USFS) ``White River National Forest Oil and Gas Leasing Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS),'' which identifies the lands available for oil and gas leasing in the White River National Forest, including stipulations to protect surface resources.
Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Service for National Critical Infrastructure Resiliency
Document Number: 2016-28805
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary of Transportation
This RFI provides an outline for the potential use by the Federal Government of one or more Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) technologies to back up signals from the Global Positioning System (GPS) and to ensure resiliency of PNT for U.S. Critical Infrastructure (CI) operations. As a co-chair and member of the National Executive Committee for Space-based PNT, and a provider and user of U.S. critical infrastructure services, the Department of Transportation is investigating opportunities by which the Federal Government may make use of service(s) which can provide the necessary backup capability or capabilities to ensure PNT continuity for U.S. CI in the event of a temporary disruption in GPS availability. Further, as the lead civil agency for PNT in the Federal Government, the Department of Transportation is interested in leveraging PNT service technology initiatives under consideration or currently undertaken by industry. The Federal Government is presently documenting civil requirements for PNT capabilities to serve as the basis for potential future acquisition activity. The initial objective is to support sustainment of domestic CI timing continuity with the capability to extend service(s) in the future to provide positioning/navigation continuity as well.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Work Opportunity Tax Credit
Document Number: 2016-28803
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
On November 30, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) will submit the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ``Work Opportunity Tax Credit,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Proposed Amendment to the Third Renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Assigning Certain Federal Environmental Responsibilities to the State of California, Including National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Authority for Certain Categorical Exclusions (CEs)
Document Number: 2016-28800
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA and the State of California acting by and through its Department of Transportation (Caltrans), propose an amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) authorizing the State's participation in the 23 U.S.C. 326 program. This program allows FHWA to assign to States its authority and responsibility for determining whether certain designated activities within the geographic boundaries of the State are categorically excluded from preparation of an Environmental Assessment or an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act. The parties propose to amend the MOU to make the litigation provisions consistent with the 23 U.S.C. 327 program MOU and to allow a 90 day suspension of the program, giving the State an opportunity to renew its waiver of sovereign immunity and acceptance of Federal court jurisdiction. The program will resume upon the State's recertification that the sovereign immunity waiver and acceptance of Federal court jurisdiction is in place.
Impact of the Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) on Legitimate Commercial Chemical, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical Activities Involving “Schedule 1” Chemicals (Including Schedule 1 Chemicals Produced as Intermediates) Through Calendar Year 2016
Document Number: 2016-28799
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is seeking public comments on the impact that implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), through the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act (CWCIA) and the Chemical Weapons Convention Regulations (CWCR), has had on commercial activities involving ``Schedule 1'' chemicals during calendar year 2016. The purpose of this notice of inquiry is to collect information to assist BIS in its preparation of the annual certification to Congress on whether the legitimate commercial activities and interests of chemical, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical firms are being harmed by such implementation. This certification is required under Condition 9 of Senate Resolution 75, April 24, 1997, in which the Senate gave its advice and consent to the ratification of the CWC.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-28798
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
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 project entitled ``Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices related to a Domestic Readiness Initiative on Zika Virus Disease.'' This project consists of telephone interviews with participants in Puerto Rico and the domestic U.S.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2016-28797
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Product Change-Priority Mail and First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2016-28794
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail and First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2016-28793
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail and First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2016-28792
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, & First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2016-28791
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Country of Origin of Computer Notebook Hard Disk Drives
Document Number: 2016-28790
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of computer notebook hard disk drives.
Hispanic Council on Federal Employment
Document Number: 2016-28786
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Hispanic Council on Federal Employment (Council) meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at the following time and location shown below: Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Via Teleconference, Dial-in Number: (866) 858-3615, Participant Passcode: 41624240. The Council is an advisory committee composed of representatives from Hispanic organizations and senior government officials. Along with its other responsibilities, the Council shall advise the Director of the Office of Personnel Management on matters involving the recruitment, hiring, and advancement of Hispanics in the Federal workforce. The Council is co-chaired by the Director of the Office of Personnel Management and the Chair of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA). The meeting is open to the public. Please contact the Office of Personnel Management at the address shown below if you wish to present material to the Council at any of the meetings. The manner and time prescribed for presentations may be limited, depending upon the number of parties that express interest in presenting information.
OMB Emergency Review and 60-Day Notice for Comment for Existing Information Collection Request: OPM Form 1203-FX, Occupational Questionnaire OMB No. 3206-0040
Document Number: 2016-28785
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, May 22, 1995), this notice announces the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for emergency clearance and review for existing information collection request for the OPM Form 1203-FX, Occupational Questionnaire. Approval of the Occupational Questionnaire, OPM Form 1203-FX is necessary to collect information from applicants to determine their level of qualification when applying for Federal employment. This also serves as the 60-Day Notice for review for full clearance.
Employment in the Excepted Service
Document Number: 2016-28783
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is proposing to revise its regulations governing employment in the excepted service. The proposed rules will clarify the existing policy on exemptions from excepted service selection procedures, and provide additional procedures for passing over a preference eligible veteran. The intended effect of these proposed changes is to strengthen the application of veterans' entitlements in the excepted service.
Notice of Allotment Percentages to States for Child Welfare Services State Grants
Document Number: 2016-28770
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
As required by section 423(c) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 623(c)), the Department of Health and Human Services is publishing the allotment percentage for each state under the title IV-B subpart 1, Child Welfare Services State Grants Program. Under section 423(a), the allotment percentages are one of the factors used in the computation of the federal grants awarded under the program.
Prevailing Rate Systems; Redefinition of the New York, NY, and Philadelphia, PA, Appropriated Fund Federal Wage System Wage Areas
Document Number: 2016-28769
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to redefine the geographic boundaries of the New York, NY, and Philadelphia, PA, appropriated fund Federal Wage System (FWS) wage areas. The final rule will address an anomalous situation affecting Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. Portions of the Joint Base are currently defined to the Philadelphia wage area and to the New York wage area. OPM has developed a new criterion for defining wage areas to address this unique situation so that the entire Joint Base is covered by a single wage schedule.
Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. v. Southwest Power Pool, Inc.; Notice of Complaint
Document Number: 2016-28765
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2016-28764
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2016-28763
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-28762
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission