Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Prior Notice of Imported Food Under the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information collection provisions of FDA regulations requiring that the Agency receives prior notice before food is imported or offered for import into the United States.
Emerging Tick-Borne Diseases and Blood Safety; Public Workshop
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop entitled ``Emerging Tick-Borne Diseases and Blood Safety.'' The purpose of the public workshop is to discuss tick-borne pathogens that continue to emerge as threats to blood safety, the effectiveness of current and potential mitigation strategies, and the general approach to decision making on blood safety interventions. The workshop has been planned in partnership with AABB; America's Blood Centers; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH); the U.S. Department of Defense; and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The workshop will include presentations and panel discussions by experts from academic institutions, industry, and government agencies.
[Pediatric Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Pediatric Advisory Committee (PAC). The general function of the committee is to provide advice and recommendations to the Agency on FDA's regulatory issues. The meeting will be open to the public. FDA is establishing a docket for public comments.
Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Order 13694
The U.S. 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 (E.O.) 13694, as amended by E.O. 13757, and whose names have been added to OFAC's list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List).
Additional Identifying Information Associated With Persons Whose Property and Interests in Property Are Blocked Pursuant to Executive Order 13694 of April 1, 2015, as amended by Executive Order 13757 of December 29, 2016.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing additional identifying information associated with the four individuals and five entities listed in the Annex to Executive Order (E.O.) 13694 of April 1, 2015, as amended by E.O. 13757 of December 29, 2016, whose property and interests in property have been blocked.
Publication of the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States (2016 ed.) and Updated Supplementary Materials
The JSC announces the publication of the MCM and updates to the Supplementary Materials accompanying the MCM.
Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed: List of Products for Each Product Category; Draft Guidance for Industry; Availability
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled ``Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed: List of Products for Each Product Category.'' The draft guidance, when finalized, will provide examples of products that belong to product categories included in the tables of Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) per Eating Occasion established in our regulations.
Questions and Answers on the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels Related to the Compliance Date, Added Sugars, and Declaration of Quantitative Amounts of Vitamins and Minerals; Draft Guidance for Industry; Availability
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled ``Questions and Answers on the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels Related to the Compliance Date, Added Sugars, and Declaration of Quantitative Amounts of Vitamins and Minerals.'' The draft guidance, when finalized, will provide questions and answers on topics related to compliance, labeling of added sugars, declaration of quantitative amounts of vitamins and minerals, and format for Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; West Coast Region Pacific Tuna Fisheries Logbook and Fish Aggregating Device Form
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 of 1995.
Proposed Changes to the Black Lung Clinics Program for Consideration for the FY 2017 Funding Opportunity Announcement Development
The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) in HRSA published a 30-day public notice in the Federal Register on August 22, 2016 soliciting feedback on a range of issues pertaining to the Black Lung Clinics Program (BLCP). In particular, FORHP requested feedback on how to best determine the needs of coal miners and their families, given the available data, and how to better equip future BLCP grantees to meet those needs. This notice responds to the comments received during this 30-day public notice.
Tariff of Tolls
The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) and the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) of Canada, under international agreement, jointly publish and presently administer the St. Lawrence Seaway Tariff of Tolls in their respective jurisdictions. The Tariff sets forth the level of tolls assessed on all commodities and vessels transiting the facilities operated by the SLSDC and the SLSMC. The SLSDC is revising its regulations to reflect the fees and charges levied by the SLSMC in Canada starting in the 2017 navigation season, which are effective only in Canada. An amendment to increase the minimum charge per lock for those vessels that are not pleasure craft or subject in Canada to tolls under items 1 and 2 of the Tariff for full or partial transit of the Seaway will apply in the U.S. (See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.)
Seaway Regulations and Rules: Periodic Update, Various Categories
The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) and the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) of Canada, under international agreement, jointly publish and presently administer the St. Lawrence Seaway Regulations and Rules (Practices and Procedures in Canada) in their respective jurisdictions. Under agreement with the SLSMC, the SLSDC is amending the joint regulations by updating the Seaway Regulations and Rules in various categories. The changes will update the following sections of the Regulations and Rules: Condition of Vessels; Seaway Navigation; Radio Communications; General; and, Vessels Transiting U.S. Waters. These amendments are necessary to take account of updated procedures and will enhance the safety of transits through the Seaway. Several of the amendments are merely editorial or for clarification of existing requirements.
Oil, Gas, and Sulfur Activities on the Outer Continental Shelf-Adjustments to Cost Recovery Fees
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is extending the public comment period on the proposed rule regarding adjustments to cost recovery fees, which was published in the Federal Register on November 17, 2016 (81 FR 81033). The original public comment period would have ended on January 17, 2017. However, BSEE has received multiple requests from various stakeholders to extend the comment period. BSEE has reviewed the extension requests and determined that a 30-day comment period extensionto February 16, 2017is appropriate.
Draft Guidance for Industry: Study Design Recommendations for Residue Studies in Honey for Establishing Maximum Residue Limits and Withdrawal Periods; Availability
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry (GFI) #243 entitled ``Studies to Evaluate the Metabolism and Residue Kinetics of Veterinary Drugs in Food-Producing Species: Study Design Recommendations for Residue Studies in Honey for Establishing MRLs and Withdrawal Periods'' (VICH GL56). This guidance has been developed for veterinary use by the International Cooperation on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Veterinary Medicinal Products (VICH). This VICH guidance document is intended to provide study design recommendations which will facilitate the universal acceptance of the generated residue depletion data to fulfill the national/regional requirements in order to establish appropriate Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) or other safe limits in honey following the treatment of honeybees with veterinary drug products, or to justify withdrawal periods in honey for registration purposes when an MRL already exists. Use of veterinary drug products in honeybee production is considered as a minor use in minor species in most jurisdictions.
Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public meeting of the Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking (Council). The Council's purpose is to advise the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking, through the Secretary of the Interior, on national strategies to combat wildlife trafficking.
Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From the Russian Federation: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on hot-rolled carbon steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Russian Federation (Russia). The period of review (POR) is December 19, 2014, through November 30, 2015. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Severstal PAO and Severstal Export (collectively, Severstal). We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by Severstal were made at less than normal value during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Reviews Pursuant to Settlement; 2004-2005 and 2006-2007
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is amending the final results of the February 3, 2004-July 31, 2005 and August 1, 2005- July 31, 2006 antidumping duty administrative reviews of floor- standing, metal-top ironing tables and certain parts thereof from the People's Republic of China (PRC) with respect to Since Hardware (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. (Since Hardware) pursuant to an agreement that settles the related litigation.
Sulfanilic Acid From India and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Fourth Sunset Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders
As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (``AD'') orders would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping at the dumping margins identified in the ``Final Results of Reviews'' section of this notice.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China: Final Rescission of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2015
The Department of Commerce (Department) published its Preliminary Rescission for the new shipper review (NSR) of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China on August 8, 2016. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2015, through July 31, 2015. For the final results of this review, as discussed below, we continue to find that the single U.S. sale made by Linyi Yuqiao International Trade Co., Ltd. (Yuqiao) during the POR is not bona fide. Because any weighted average dumping margins calculated in a NSR must be based solely on bona fide sales, we are rescinding this NSR.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing effort 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 National Program of Cancer Registries Program Evaluation Instrument.