December 20, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Southeast Region Permit Family of Forms
Document Number: 2016-30594
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 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 (PRA) of 1995.
Announcement of Requirements and Registration for a Prize Competition Titled: Sub-Seasonal Climate Forecast Rodeo
Document Number: 2016-30593
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation is announcing the following prize competition, Sub-Seasonal Climate Forecast Rodeo. This Challenge seeks to improve on existing sub-seasonal forecasts and asks Solvers (i.e., competitors in the Challenge) to develop systems that perform demonstratively better than existing baseline forecasts for temperature and precipitation over a 15-42-day time frame. Solvers will have approximately 3 months to develop their system, at which point they are asked to provide forecasts every 2 weeks over a 13-month period, with the first month being a ``pre-season'' to become familiar with the submission and evaluation processes.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2016-30592
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions for 125 individuals from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. The exemptions enable these individuals to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce without meeting the vision requirement in one eye.
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License; SpringStar Inc.
Document Number: 2016-30591
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant SpringStar Inc. a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license to practice worldwide the Government owned inventions described in U.S. Patent Application 14/870,170 filed April 22, 2015 and entitled ``Modular insect trap,'' as well as any issued patent, divisional or continuation from that and related foreign filings in the field of insect control.
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License; Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-30590
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Inc. a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license to practice worldwide the Government owned inventions described in U.S. Provisional Patent Application 62/353,517, filed 22 June 2016 and entitled ``Bacteriophage compositions and methods of selection of components against specific bacteria'' as well as any issued patent, divisional or continuation from that and related foreign filings in the field of antibiotics and drug-resistant bacteria control.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes
Document Number: 2016-30589
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions of 71 individuals from its prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) against persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) from operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. The exemptions enable these individuals with ITDM to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes
Document Number: 2016-30588
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew the exemptions of 110 individuals from its rule prohibiting persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) from operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from this rule if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemption renewals will provide a level of safety that is equivalent to or greater than the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these CMV drivers.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2016-30587
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions for 43 individuals from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. The exemptions enable these individuals to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce without meeting the vision requirement in one eye.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License; Solar Tech, Inc.
Document Number: 2016-30586
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to Solar Tech, Inc., a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license to practice in the field of use of flexible solar cells for renewable energy generation for application on a building or structure in the United States, the Government-owned inventions described in U.S. Patent Application No. 14/051,134: Spray Deposition Method for Inorganic Nanocrystal Solar Cells, Navy Case No. 101,963.//U.S. Patent Application No. 14/051,226: Inorganic Nanocrystal Solar Cells, Navy Case No. 101,963.//U.S. Patent Application No. 14/256,263: Top to Bottom Solution Deposition of Inorganic Solar Modules, Navy Case No. 102,634.//U.S. Patent Application No. 15/266,878: Top to Bottom Solution Deposition of Inorganic Solar Modules, Navy Case No. 102,634 and any continuations, divisionals or re-issues thereof.
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License; Rotunda Scientific Technologies, LLC
Document Number: 2016-30585
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant DBC Medical Innovations, LLC a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license to practice worldwide the Government owned inventions described in U.S. Provisional Patent Application 62/267,969, filed 16 December 2015 and entitled ``Device For Noninvasively Verifying Time Temperature Profile Of A Thermoluminescent Dosimeter Card Reader'' as well as any issued patent, divisional or continuation from that and related foreign filings in the field of dosimetry and radiation protection.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Jaguar Draft Recovery Plan
Document Number: 2016-30584
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of our draft recovery plan for the jaguar, which is listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). This species is currently found in 19 countries ranging from the United States to Argentina. The draft recovery plan includes specific recovery objectives and criteria to be met to enable us to remove this species from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife and plants. We request review and comment on this plan from local, State, and Federal agencies; Tribes; and the public. We will also accept any new information on the status of the jaguar throughout its range to assist in finalizing the recovery plan.
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: 2016-30583
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States, Washington, DC at least 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License; DBC Medical Innovations, LLC
Document Number: 2016-30582
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant DBC Medical Innovations, LLC a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license to practice worldwide the Government owned inventions described in U.S. Patent Application 15/090,047, filed 04 April 2016 and entitled ``User Adjustable Prosthetic Ankle That Compensates for Different Heel Heights'' as well as any issued patent, divisional or continuation from that and related foreign filings in the field of prosthetics.
Aluminum Extrusions from the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014
Document Number: 2016-30581
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 period of review (POR). We have determined that mandatory respondents Jangho and Zhongya received countervailable subsidies during the POR. The final net subsidies are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Administrative Review.''
Certain Pumping Bras Commission Determination To Review In-Part an Initial Determination Granting Complainant's Motion for Summary Determination of Section 337 Violation by Defaulted Respondents
Document Number: 2016-30580
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in-part an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 11) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting Complainant's motion for summary determination of section 337 violation by Respondents found in default. On review, the Commission has determined to modify the ID to set aside the expenses relating to Complainant's patent and trademark prosecution and maintenance in the ID's domestic industry analysis. The Commission has determined not to review the remainder of the ID. The Commission's determination results in a determination of a violation of section 337. Accordingly, the Commission requests written submissions, under the schedule set forth below, on remedy, the public interest, and bonding.
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2016-30579
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA), has determined that certain model year (MY) 2015-2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class motor vehicles do not fully comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110, Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or Less. MBUSA filed a Safety Recall Report dated September 12, 2016. MBUSA also petitioned NHTSA on October 4, 2016, for a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety.
General Motors, LLC, Grant of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2016-30578
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
General Motors, LLC (GM), has determined that certain model year (MY) 2016-2017 Cadillac CTS, CT6, XTS and Escalade motor vehicles do not fully comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 135, Light Vehicle Brake Systems. GM filed a defect report dated August 17, 2016. GM then petitioned NHTSA on August 22, 2016, for a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Calcasieu River, Westlake, LA
Document Number: 2016-30576
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Westlake Bridge across the Calcasieu River, mile 36.4, at Westlake, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to repair and replace the existing lift rails and actuators on the east end of the bridge. These repairs are essential for the continued safe operation of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed-to-navigation for a total of 36 hours on four different dates in December 2016 and January 2017.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Pearl River, LA/MS
Document Number: 2016-30572
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the US 90 highway bridge (East Pearl River Bridge), a swing span bridge across the Pearl River, mile 8.8, between Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana and Pearlington, Hancock County, Mississippi. The deviation is necessary to remove and repair three gear motors to allow for the continued safe operation of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position for a period of 32 days, broken in to one 12-Day Period and two 10-Day periods, as repairs to each motor will be done separately.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-30569
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), agencies are required to submit proposed reporting and recordkeeping requirements to OMB for review and approval, and to publish a notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency has made such a submission.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-30567
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Notice of Applications
Document Number: 2016-30550
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2016-30548
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-30547
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications; Public Notice
Document Number: 2016-30546
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2016-30543
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-30542
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Welded Carbon Steel Standard Pipe and Tube Products From Turkey: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-30541
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 13, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on welded carbon steel standard pipe and tube products (welded pipe and tube) from Turkey. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made certain changes in the margin calculations. Therefore, the final results differ from the preliminary results. The final weighted-average dumping margins for the reviewed firms are listed below in the section entitled, ``Final Results of the Review.'' Further, we continue to find that Erbosan and Yucel Group had no reviewable shipments of subject merchandise during the POR.
Minnesota Life Insurance Company, et al; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2016-30540
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Application for an order pursuant to section 11(a) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the ``Act''), approving the terms of a proposed offer of exchange. Applicants request an order approving the terms of a proposed offer of exchange of a new flexible variable universal life insurance policy for certain outstanding flexible variable universal life insurance policies.
Equus Total Return, Inc.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2016-30539
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions