December 22, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-12-22-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-12-22
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-31021
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-30954
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-30888
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of the Treasury
December 19, 2016. The Department of the Treasury will submit 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, on or after the date of publication of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-30887
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Notice of Surrender of License of Small Business Investment Company
Document Number: 2016-30881
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Massachusetts Disaster #MA-00069
Document Number: 2016-30878
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the Commonwealth of MASSACHUSETTS dated 12/14/2016. Incident: Ten Alarm Fire. Incident Period: 12/03/2016. Effective Date: 12/14/2016. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 02/13/2017. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 09/14/2017.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fisheries; 2017-2018 Summer Flounder Specifications and Announcement of 2017 Summer Flounder and Black Sea Bass Commercial Accountability Measures
Document Number: 2016-30876
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In this rule, NMFS issues revised final 2017 and 2018 specifications for the summer flounder fishery, which include commercial and recreational catch limits and prohibit federally permitted commercial fishing vessels from landing summer flounder in Delaware in 2017 due to continued quota repayment from previous years' overages. NMFS also announces a black sea bass commercial accountability measure that revises the 2017 annual catch target and commercial quota to account for a catch overage in 2015. These actions are necessary to comply with regulations implementing the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan, and to ensure compliance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. The intent of this action is to establish harvest levels and other management measures based on updated scientific information to ensure that summer flounder are not overfished or subject to overfishing in 2017 and 2018, and to enact the catch limit adjustments that are required by the fishery management plan.
Alabama Disaster #AL-00078
Document Number: 2016-30875
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Alabama dated 12/14/2016. Incident: Severe Storms with Wind and Flooding. Incident Period: 11/29/2016 through 11/30/2016. Effective Date: 12/14/2016. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 02/13/2017. Economic Injury (Eidl) Loan Application Deadline Date: 09/14/2017.
Tennessee Disaster #TN-00099
Document Number: 2016-30871
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Tennessee (FEMA-4293-DR), dated 12/15/2016. Incident: Wildfires. Incident Period: 11/28/2016 through 12/09/2016. Effective Date: 12/15/2016. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 02/13/2017. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 09/15/2017.
Asbury Automotive Group, Inc., Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2016-30870
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
West-Herr Automotive Group, Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2016-30869
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
CarMax, Inc., Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2016-30868
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: 2016-30867
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board approves the first quarter 2017 Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The first quarter 2017 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 0.888. The first quarter 2017 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.373. The first quarter 2017 RCAF-5 is 0.353.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sloop Channel, Nassau, NY
Document Number: 2016-30866
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Wantagh Parkway Bridge, mile 15.4 and the Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge, mile 12.8, both across Sloop Channel, at Nassau, New York. This temporary deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event, the Jones Beach State Park U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Air Show. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position during the public event.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-30865
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps State and National Grantee Progress Report for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Carla Ganiel, at 202-606-6773 or email to cganiel@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call 1-800- 833-3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Reynolds Channel, Nassau County, NY
Document Number: 2016-30864
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Long Beach Bridge, mile 4.7, across Reynolds Channel, at Nassau County, New York. This temporary deviation is necessary to temporarily increase staffing flexibility. This deviation allows the bridge to be opened with a four-hour advanced notice during the hours of 5 p.m. on December 23, 2016, to 7 a.m. on December 26, 2016 and from 5 p.m. on December 30, 2016, to 7 a.m. on January 2, 2017.
University of Maryland; Maryland University Training Reactor
Document Number: 2016-30863
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering renewal of Facility Operating License No. R-70, held by the University of Maryland (UMD or the licensee) for the operation of the Maryland University Training Reactor (MUTR) for an additional 20 years. The NRC is issuing an environmental assessment (EA) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) associated with the proposed renewal of the license.
DTE Electric Company; Fermi Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 2
Document Number: 2016-30862
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a renewal of Facility Operating License No. NPF-43, held by DTE Electric Company (DTE or the licensee), for the continued operation of Fermi Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 2 (Fermi 2). The renewed facility operating license No. NPF-43 authorizes operation of Fermi 2 at reactor core power level not in excess of 3,486 megawatts thermal (approximately 1170 megawatts electric), in accordance with the provisions of the renewed license and technical specifications. In addition, the NRC has prepared a record of decision (ROD) that supports the decision to renew facility operating license No. NPF-43.
Local School Wellness Policy Implementation Under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
Document Number: 2016-30861
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
This document contains technical corrections to the Code of Federal Regulations regarding the final rule published in the Federal Register on July 29, 2016, ``Local School Wellness Policy Implementation Under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.''
Proposed Guidelines for Evaluating Joint Account Requests, Request for Comments
Document Number: 2016-30860
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) is requesting comment on proposed guidelines to evaluate requests for joint accounts at Federal Reserve Banks (Reserve Banks) by private- sector arrangements within the U.S. payment system. Under the Federal Reserve Act (FRA), Reserve Banks have the authority to open accounts for member banks and other eligible depository institutions. The Reserve Banks typically permit a single master account per eligible institution but have, in limited cases, opened joint accounts for specific uses. Given the potential for this type of account to be of interest to payment system participants, the Board proposes to establish guidelines to be considered in evaluating requests for joint accounts to facilitate settlement for payment systems in the United States. The Board seeks comment on all aspects of the proposed guidelines.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Harlem River, New York, NY
Document Number: 2016-30858
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the 125 Street (Triborough) Bridge across the Harlem River, mile 1.3, at New York, New York. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to facilitate rehabilitation of the mechanical and electrical components of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for the duration of the rehabilitation project.
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Permanent, Privately Owned Horse Quarantine Facilities
Document Number: 2016-30857
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with regulations for permanent, privately owned horse quarantine facilities.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2016-30856
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Graphics Processors, DDR Memory Controllers, and Products Containing the Same, DN 3189 the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under Sec. 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB
Document Number: 2016-30855
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board or Federal Reserve) is adopting a proposal to revise, with extension for three years, the Capital Assessments and Stress Testing information collection (FR Y-14A/Q/M). The revisions are effective as of December 31, 2016, and December 31, 2017. On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) its approval authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), to approve of and assign OMB numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board. Board-approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the PRA Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of information instruments are placed into OMB's public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB number.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-30854
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (``solar cells''), from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is December 1, 2014 through November 30, 2015. The administrative review covers two mandatory respondents: (1) Canadian Solar International Limited, which we have preliminarily treated as a single entity with five affiliated companies identified below, and (2) the collapsed entity Trina Solar, consisting of Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co., Ltd. and Trina Solar (Changzhou) Science & Technology Co., Ltd., which we have preliminarily continued to treat as a single entity with five additional affiliated companies identified below. The Department preliminarily finds that both mandatory respondents sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value (``NV'') during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc.; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2016-30850
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Nominations Open for the Vacancies on the National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition
Document Number: 2016-30849
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
FNS is seeking nominations for 9 vacancies on the National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition (Council). The Council is composed of 24 members. Members of the Council from outside USDA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are appointed for 3-year terms. State and local officials may serve only during their official tenure. Parent participants are appointed for 2- year terms. Members appointed from USDA and HHS serve at the pleasure of their respective Secretaries. The Council studies the operation of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), and related programs such as the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). Categories of membership are specified by law. To ensure a balance of differing views, Council members are drawn from Federal, State and local governments, industry, and organizations with a common interest in the management of WIC and CSFP, including parent participants in both programs. The vacant positions include:
Notice of Request for Revision to and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Veterinary Services National Import Export Services Customer Service Survey Project
Document Number: 2016-30848
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request a revision to and extension of approval of an information collection to evaluate service delivery by the National Import Export Services to the public.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2016-30847
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Collections; Comment Requests
Document Number: 2016-30846
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Financial Stability Oversight Council
The Financial Stability Oversight Council (the ``Council'') invites members of the public and affected agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Council is soliciting comments concerning its collection of information related to its authority to designate financial market utilities as systemically important. Section 804 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection (the ``Dodd-Frank Act'') provides the Council the authority to designate a financial market utility (``FMU'') that the Council determines is or is likely to become systemically important because the failure of or a disruption to the functioning of the FMU could create, or increase, the risk of significant liquidity or credit problems spreading among financial institutions or markets and thereby threaten the stability of the United States financial system.
The Standard on Presence Sensing Device Initiation (PSDI) (Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collections of Information (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2016-30845
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Standard on Presence Sensing Device Initiation (29 CFR 1910.217(h)).
Gear Certification Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2016-30844
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Gear Certification Standard (29 CFR part 1919).
Genesee & Wyoming Inc.-Acquisition of Control Exemption-Providence and Worcester Railroad
Document Number: 2016-30843
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2016-30837
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2016-30836
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2016-30835
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-30834
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-30833
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2016-30831
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt 22 individuals from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). They are unable to meet the vision requirement in one eye for various reasons. The exemptions will enable these individuals to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce without meeting the prescribed vision requirement in one eye. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemptions 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.
Exploring Industry Practices on Distribution and Display of Airline Fare, Schedule, and Availability Information: Extension of Response Deadline for Request for Information
Document Number: 2016-30830
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
DOT is extending the response period for the RFI regarding industry practices on the distribution and display of airline flight schedule, fare, and availability information. The Department is extending the period for persons to submit responses to the RFI from December 30, 2016, to March 31, 2017. This action also addresses a request for documents or data submitted to the Department in connection with issues addressed in the RFI. This request for documents will be processed pursuant to requirements under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This notice also responds to a request for clarification of statements in the RFI.
Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2018 or Calendar Year 2018
Document Number: 2016-30829
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) establishes a deadline of March 1, 2017, for Indian Tribes and consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2018 or calendar year 2018.