January 3, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-31879
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-31878
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Reviews
Document Number: 2016-31844
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is automatically initiating the five-year reviews (``Sunset Reviews'') of the antidumping and countervailing duty (``AD/ CVD'') order(s) listed below. The International Trade Commission (``the Commission'') is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Review which covers the same order(s).
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-31840
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-31839
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, 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 this continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). The information collection under review is 1505-0230, Garnishment of Accounts Containing Federal Benefit Payments.
Stainless Steel Plate From Belgium, South Africa, and Taiwan; Determinations
Document Number: 2016-31837
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
Document Number: 2016-31836
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or Committee), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will meet in an open session on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time and Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The VCAT is composed of fifteen members appointed by the NIST Director who are eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and international relations.
Request for Nominations for Members To Serve on National Institute of Standards and Technology Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2016-31835
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites and requests nomination of individuals for appointment to nine existing Federal Advisory Committees: Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board, Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board, National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee, Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction, National Advisory Committee on Windstorm Impact Reduction, NIST Smart Grid Advisory Committee, and Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. NIST will consider nominations received in response to this notice for appointment to the Committees, in addition to nominations already received. Registered Federal lobbyists may not serve on NIST Federal Advisory Committees.
Prospective Grant of Exclusive License: Development, Manufacture and Commercialization of Gene Therapy Products for Human Gene Therapy Use To Treat and/or Prevent Methylmalonic Acidemia (MMA)
Document Number: 2016-31834
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), an institute of the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, is contemplating the grant of an exclusive commercialization patent license to practice the inventions embodied in the Patent Applications listed in the Supplementary Information section of this notice License to Selecta Biosciences (``Selecta'') located in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Paraquat Dichloride Human Health Mitigation Decision; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2016-31832
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the availability of EPA's human health mitigation decision for the pesticide paraquat dichloride, case 0262. Registration review is EPA's periodic review of pesticide registrations to ensure that each pesticide continues to satisfy the statutory standard for registration, that is, that the pesticide can perform its intended function without causing unreasonable adverse effects on human health or the environment. Through this program, EPA is ensuring that each pesticide's registration is based on current scientific and other knowledge, including its effects on human health and the environment. EPA may pursue mitigation at any time during the registration review process if it finds that a pesticide poses unreasonable adverse effects to human health or the environment. Based on the number and severity of paraquat human health incidents, the EPA believes that the mitigation measures outlined in this human health mitigation decision are necessary to address identified human health risk concerns.
Pesticide Product Registrations; Receipt of Applications for New Active Ingredients
Document Number: 2016-31831
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has received applications to register pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered pesticide products. Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these applications.
Pesticide Product Registrations; Receipt of Applications for New Uses
Document Number: 2016-31829
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has received applications to register new uses for pesticide products containing currently registered active ingredients. Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these applications.
Board of Scientific Counselors Executive Committee; Notification of Public Meeting and Public Comment
Document Number: 2016-31825
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hereby provides notice that the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Executive Committee (EC) will host a public meeting at the EPA's Main Campus Facility, 109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. and Friday, January 13, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. All times noted are Eastern Time and are approximate. The primary discussions will focus on the draft reports from the BOSC subcommittees: Air, Climate and Energy, Chemical Safety for Sustainability, Safe and Sustainable Water Resources, and Sustainable and Healthy Communities. The EC will also deliberate on the four ORD Cross-Cutting Research Roadmap Annual Reports: Environmental Justice, Climate Change, Children's Environmental Health, and Nitrogen and Co-pollutant. There will be a public comment period from 10:05 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, January 11, 2017. For information on registering to attend the meeting or to provide public comment, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.
Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit
Document Number: 2016-31822
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (``CAA'' or the ``Act''), notice is hereby given of a proposed consent decree to address a lawsuit filed by Citizens for Clean Air and Sierra Club (``Plaintiffs'') in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington: Citizens for Clean Air, et al. v. McCarthy, et al. No. 2:16-cv-01594-RAJ (W.D. WA.). On October 11, 2016, Plaintiffs filed a lawsuit alleging that Gina McCarthy, in her official capacity as Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Dennis McLerran, in his official capacity as Regional Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10 (collectively, ``EPA''), failed to perform a duty mandated by CAA to make a determination as to whether the Fairbanks North Star Borough nonattainment area in Alaska attained the 2006 24-hour PM2.5 NAAQS by December 31, 2015, and to publish a notice of that determination within six months of that date. If EPA determines that the area did not attain the 2006 24-hour PM2.5 NAAQS by December 31, 2015, then the nonattainment area will be reclassified from ``moderate'' to a ``serious'' for these NAAQS. The proposed consent decree would establish deadlines for EPA to take certain specified actions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Renewal of an Existing Collection (EPA ICR No. 1246.13); Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-31821
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The ICR, entitled: ``Reporting and Recordkeeping for Asbestos Abatement Worker Protection'' and identified by EPA ICR No. 1246.13 and OMB Control No. 2070-0072, represents the renewal of an existing ICR that is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2017. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection that is summarized in this document. The ICR and accompanying material are available in the docket for public review and comment.
Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2016-31820
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections. This document describes one collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-31817
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Bering Sea Fishery Ecosystem Plan Team (BS FEP) will meet January 19-20, 2017, in Seattle, WA.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-31816
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Crab Plan Team (CPT) will meet January 17 through January 19, 2017, in Seattle, WA.
University of Maryland; Maryland University Training Reactor
Document Number: 2016-31815
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a renewal of Facility Operating License No. R-70, held by the University of Maryland (UMD or the licensee) for the continued operation of its Maryland University Training Reactor (MUTR or the facility) Training, Research, Isotope Production, General Atomics (TRIGA) reactor for an additional 20 years.
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC; William States Lee III Nuclear Station Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2016-31814
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued combined licenses (Nos. NPF-101 and NPF-102) to Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (DEC) William States Lee III Nuclear Station Units 1 and 2. In addition, the NRC has prepared a Summary Record of Decision (ROD) that supports the NRC's decision to issue the above-named combined licenses.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2016-31813
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Section 189a.(2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from December 6 to December 19, 2016. The last biweekly notice was published on December 20, 2016.
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC; William States Lee III Nuclear Station Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2016-31812
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a notice of intent to enter into a modified indemnity agreement with Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, (DEC) to operate William States Lee III Nuclear Station (WLS) Units 1 and 2. The NRC is required to publish notice of its intent to enter into an indemnity agreement which contains provisions different from the general form found in the NRC's regulations. A modification to the general form is necessary to accommodate the unique timing provisions of a combined license (COL).
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Reservation
Document Number: 2016-31810
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Oak Ridge Reservation. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Paducah
Document Number: 2016-31809
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Paducah. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Nevada
Document Number: 2016-31808
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Nevada. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Portsmouth
Document Number: 2016-31807
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Portsmouth. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-31806
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Mid- Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-31805
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management (EBFM) Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (FESAC)
Document Number: 2016-31804
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico
Document Number: 2016-31803
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Northern New Mexico. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Savannah River Site
Document Number: 2016-31802
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Savannah River Site. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Abbott Laboratories and St. Jude Medical, Inc.; Analysis to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2016-31800
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent orders embodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2016-31794
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is initiating a new shipper review (NSR) with respect to Zhengzhou Yudi Shengjin Agricultural Trade Co. Ltd. (``Zhengzhou Yudi'') in the context of the antidumping duty order on Fresh Garlic from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2015, through October 31, 2016.
Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Intent To Rescind the New Shipper Review of Haixing Jingmei Chemical Products Sales Co., Ltd.
Document Number: 2016-31793
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a November 20, 2015, request from Haixing Jingmei Chemical Products Sales Co., Ltd. (``Jingmei''), and the producer of its merchandise, Haixing Eno Chemical Co., Ltd. (``Eno''), the Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting a new shipper review of Jingmei, regarding the countervailing duty order on calcium hypochlorite from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is May 27, 2014, through December 31, 2015. The Department preliminarily determines to rescind this review because we requested but were not provided sufficient information to determine whether, and conclude that, Jingmei's sale of subject merchandise to the United States was bona fide. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary intent to rescind.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Public Housing Capital Fund Program
Document Number: 2016-31791
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
Electronic Drug Product Reporting for Human Drug Compounding Outsourcing Facilities Under Section 503B of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; Guidance for Industry; Availability
Document Number: 2016-31789
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is announcing the availability of a guidance for industry entitled ``Electronic Drug Product Reporting for Human Drug Compounding Outsourcing Facilities Under Section 503B of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.'' The final guidance addresses new provisions in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act) added by the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) and updates reporting instructions for drug compounders that choose to register as outsourcing facilities. Such compounders must report information on the drugs they compounded in Structured Product Labeling (SPL) format using FDA's electronic submissions system unless FDA grants a request for a waiver of such requirement because use of electronic means is not reasonable for the person requesting the waiver. This guidance supersedes the revised draft guidance entitled ``Electronic Drug Product Reporting for Human Drug Compounding Outsourcing Facilities Under Section 503B of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.''
Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Order 13224
Document Number: 2016-31787
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of two individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.''
Federal Management Regulations; Transportation Prepayment Audit Requirements
Document Number: 2016-31786
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA has issued a guidance for agencies and wholly-owned Government corporations, which provides a deadline to comply with recent regulatory changes that prohibit agencies from using prepayment auditors that have any affiliation with, or financial interest, in the transportation company (providing the transportation services) for which a prepayment audit is being conducted.
Hearings of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure
Document Number: 2016-31783
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Judicial Conference of the United States, Agencies and Commissions
The following public hearing on proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptdcy Procedure has been canceled: Bankruptcy Rules Hearing on January 24, 2017, in Pasadena, California. Announcement for this meeting was previously published in 81 FR 52713.
Marine Mammals; File No. 20666
Document Number: 2016-31781
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Randall Davis, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, Department of Marine Biology, 5007 Avenue U, Galveston, TX 77551, has applied in due form for a permit to conduct scientific research on harbor seals (Phoca vitulina).
Premarket Notification (510(k)) Submissions for Bone Anchors; Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Availability
Document Number: 2016-31779
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of the draft guidance entitled ``Premarket Notification (510(k)) Submissions for Bone Anchors.'' The guidance provides recommendations for the information and testing that should be included in premarket submissions for bone anchor (suture anchor) devices used in the appendicular skeleton for attachment of soft tissue to bone. This draft guidance is not final nor is it in effect at this time.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions-Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
Document Number: 2016-31777
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Lender's Request for Payment of Interest and Special Allowance-LaRS
Document Number: 2016-31776
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Current List of HHS-Certified Laboratories and Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities Which Meet Minimum Standards To Engage in Urine Drug Testing for Federal Agencies
Document Number: 2016-31775
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) notifies federal agencies of the laboratories and Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities (IITF) currently certified to meet the standards of the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs (Mandatory Guidelines). The Mandatory Guidelines were first published in the Federal Register on April 11, 1988 (53 FR 11970), and subsequently revised in the Federal Register on June 9, 1994 (59 FR 29908); September 30, 1997 (62 FR 51118); April 13, 2004 (69 FR 19644); November 25, 2008 (73 FR 71858); December 10, 2008 (73 FR 75122); and on April 30, 2010 (75 FR 22809). A notice listing all currently HHS-certified laboratories and IITFs is published in the Federal Register during the first week of each month. If any laboratory or IITF certification is suspended or revoked, the laboratory or IITF will be omitted from subsequent lists until such time as it is restored to full certification under the Mandatory Guidelines. If any laboratory or IITF has withdrawn from the HHS National Laboratory Certification Program (NLCP) during the past month, it will be listed at the end and will be omitted from the monthly listing thereafter. This notice is also available on the Internet at http:// www.samhsa.gov/workplace.
Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Organ Procurement Organization Reporting and Communication; Transplant Outcome Measures and Documentation Requirements; Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs; Payment to Nonexcepted Off-Campus Provider-Based Department of a Hospital; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program; Establishment of Payment Rates Under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Nonexcepted Items and Services Furnished by an Off-Campus Provider-Based Department of a Hospital; Correction and Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2016-31774
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This document corrects technical errors that appeared in the final rule with comment period and interim final rule with comment period published in the Federal Register on November 14, 2016, entitled ``Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Organ Procurement Organization Reporting and Communication; Transplant Outcome Measures and Documentation Requirements; Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs; Payment to Nonexcepted Off-Campus Provider-Based Department of a Hospital; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program; Establishment of Payment Rates under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Nonexcepted Items and Services Furnished by an Off-Campus Provider-Based Department of a Hospital.'' This document extends the comment period to January 3, 2017 for both the final rule with comment period and the interim final rule with comment period.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-31773
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), 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 the information collection request titled ``APPLETREE Performance Measures.'' Under the APPLETREE cooperative agreement program (Funding Opportunity Announcement No. CDC-RFA-TS17-1701), awardees will be required to submit an Annual Plan of Work (APOW), several standardized outcome and performance measures, and an Annual Performance Report (APR).