Petition for Waiver of Compliance, 90903-90904 [2016-30142]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 241 / Thursday, December 15, 2016 / Notices a now-obsolete rule reference. The change does not introduce material, new, or novel concepts. Accordingly, the Commission finds good cause, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,70 to approve the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1, on an accelerated basis. VI. Conclusion It is therefore ordered, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,71 that the proposed rule change (SR–CBOE–2016– 071), as modified by Amendment No. 1, be, and hereby is, approved on an accelerated basis. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.72 Eduardo A. Aleman, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–30082 Filed 12–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9818] Modification of Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act Measures Against a Russian Entity A decision has been made, pursuant to the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act, to modify nonproliferation measures pursuant to this Act on a Russian foreign person. DATES: Effective Date: December 15, 2016. SUMMARY: rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey G. McCoy, Office of EuroAtlantic Security Affairs, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, Department of State, Telephone (202) 647–4940. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 2, 2015, the United States Government published a notice announcing the imposition of measures including the following against Rosoboronexport (ROE) (Russia) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof: ‘‘No department or agency of the United States Government may procure or enter into any contract for the procurement of any goods, technology, or services from Rosoboronexport (ROE) (Russia) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof, except to the extent that the Secretary of State otherwise may determine. . . .’’ (See 80 FR 53222, Public Notice 9251; 80 FR 65844, Public 70 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 72 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). 71 15 VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Dec 14, 2016 Jkt 241001 Notice 9329; and 80 FR 73865, Public Notice 9358). On July 5, 2016, the United States Government published a notice announcing the imposition of measures including the following against Rosoboronexport (ROE) (Russia) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof: ‘‘No department or agency of the United States Government may procure or enter into any contract for the procurement of any goods, technology, or services from Rosoboronexport (ROE) (Russia) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof, except to the extent that the Secretary of State otherwise may determine. . . .’’ (See 81 FR 43696, Public Notice 9624). The United States Government has decided to modify the measures described above against ROE and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof as follows: The measures described above shall not apply to United States Government procurement of goods, technology, and services for the purchase, maintenance or sustainment of the Digital Electro Optical Sensor OSDCAM4060, to improve the U.S. ability to monitor and verify Russia’s Open Skies Treaty compliance. Such subcontracts include the purchase of spare parts, supplies, and related services. This modification does not apply to any other measures imposed pursuant to the INKSNA and announced in Public Notice 9251 published on September 2, 2015 (80 FR 53222) or Public Notice 9624 published on July 5, 2016 (81 FR 43696). Frank Rose, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2016–30158 Filed 12–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–35–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2016–0118] Petition for Waiver of Compliance In accordance with part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this document provides the public notice that by a document dated November 14, 2016, The Beltway Railway of Chicago (BRC) has petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 90903 49 CFR part 236. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2016– 0118. BRC seeks relief from the requirements of 49 CFR 236.109 Time releases, timing relays and timing devices. BRC requests relief from § 236.109 as it applies to variable timers within the program logic of the operating software of microprocessorbased equipment. BRC states that timing devices contained within microprocessor-based equipment are typically non-variable and are within the program logic of the operating software. BRC notes, however, that some microprocessor-based equipment have variable timers. BRC is requesting relief from the requirement of checking the actual time interval of microprocessor-based variable timers. Such variable timers will use verification of the CRC/Check Sum/UCN of the existing location specific application logic to the previously tested version. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, US Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by January 30, 2017 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 90904 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 241 / Thursday, December 15, 2016 / Notices received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. See also https:// www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–30142 Filed 12–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2016–0115] rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Petition for Waiver of Compliance In accordance with part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this document provides the public notice that by a document dated November 28, 2016, CSX Transportation (CSX) has petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at 49 CFR part 236. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2016–0115. CSX seeks relief from the requirements of 49 CFR 236.566, Locomotive of each train operating in train stop, train control or cab signal territory; equipped. Specifically, CSX seeks relief for the following locations and operations: 1. Operations from Control Point (CP) 45 at Milepost (MP) OB44.5 on the Boston Subdivision, Albany Division, near Worcester, MA, to CP 92 at MP OB92.0 on the Berkshire Subdivision, Albany Division, near Springfield, MA, for the following operations with the condition that an absolute block be established in advance of each movement: a. Engines used in switching and transfer service, with or without cars; work trains; wreck trains; ballast VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Dec 14, 2016 Jkt 241001 cleaners to and from work; engines and rail diesel cars moving to and from shops. All movements must operate at restricted speed, not exceeding 15 mph. 2. Operations from CP 92 at MP OB92.0 on the Berkshire Subdivision, Albany Division, near Springfield, MA, to CP 187 at MP OB187.4 on the Berkshire Subdivision, Albany Division, near Albany, NY.: a. Engines used in switching and transfer service, with or without cars; Work trains; Wreck trains; Ballast Cleaners to and from work; Engines and Rail Diesel Cars moving to and from shops. All movements must operate at Restricted Speed, not exceeding 15 mph. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by January 30, 2017 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. See also https:// www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–30140 Filed 12–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2016–0116] Petition for Waiver of Compliance In accordance with part 211 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this document provides the public notice that by a document dated November 28, 2016, CSX Transportation (CSX) has petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at 49 CFR part 236. FRA assigned the petition docket number FRA–2016–0116. CSX seeks relief from the requirements of 49 CFR 236.60, Switch Shunting Circuit; Use Restricted, which prohibits the use of a switch shunting circuit as the only method of protection for inside switches or fouling point derails located on non-signaled track leading to a signaled track where the FRA does not require any such installation of a circuit controller. CSX is requesting this relief system-wide. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2016-0118]


Petition for Waiver of Compliance

    In accordance with part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations 
(CFR), this document provides the public notice that by a document 
dated November 14, 2016, The Beltway Railway of Chicago (BRC) has 
petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of 
compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety 
regulations contained at 49 CFR part 236. FRA assigned the petition 
Docket Number FRA-2016-0118. BRC seeks relief from the requirements of 
49 CFR 236.109 Time releases, timing relays and timing devices. BRC 
requests relief from Sec.  236.109 as it applies to variable timers 
within the program logic of the operating software of microprocessor-
based equipment.
    BRC states that timing devices contained within microprocessor-
based equipment are typically non-variable and are within the program 
logic of the operating software. BRC notes, however, that some 
microprocessor-based equipment have variable timers. BRC is requesting 
relief from the requirement of checking the actual time interval of 
microprocessor-based variable timers. Such variable timers will use 
verification of the CRC/Check Sum/UCN of the existing location specific 
application logic to the previously tested version. A copy of the 
petition, as well as any written communications concerning the 
petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in 
person at the Department of Transportation's (DOT) Docket Operations 
Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 20590. 
The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except Federal Holidays.
    Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings 
by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate 
scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since 
the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party 
desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in 
writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for 
their request.
    All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the 
appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following 
methods:
     Web site: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Operations Facility, US Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal Holidays.
    Communications received by January 30, 2017 will be considered by 
FRA before final action is taken. Comments

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received after that date will be considered as far as practicable.
    Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written 
communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the 
name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, 
if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). 
In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the 
public to better inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, 
without edit, including any personal information the commenter 
provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records 
notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. 
See also https://www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice for the privacy 
notice of regulations.gov.

Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-30142 Filed 12-14-16; 8:45 am]
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