January 10, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Visitor Survey Card
Document Number: 2017-00211
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve an information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. We may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB Control Number.
National Commission on Forensic Science Extension of the Deadline for the Solicitation of Applications for Additional Statistician Commission Membership
Document Number: 2017-00210
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Justice
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, a notice that announced the solicitation of applications for additional Commission membership on the National Commission on Forensic Science specifically to fill a current statistician Commissioner vacancy was published in the Federal Register on December 27, 2016 and that applications must be received on or before January 11, 2017 (81 FR 95196). This notice announces the extension of the deadline for the solicitation of applications for this Commissioner vacancy until January 26, 2017.
Discount Rates for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Federal Programs
Document Number: 2017-00209
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
The Office of Management and Budget revised Circular A-94 in 1992. The revised Circular specified certain discount rates to be updated annually when the interest rate and inflation assumptions used to prepare the Budget of the United States Government were changed. These discount rates are found in Appendix C of the revised Circular. The updated discount rates are shown below. The discount rates in Appendix C are to be used for cost-effectiveness analysis, including lease-purchase analysis, as specified in the revised Circular. They do not apply to regulatory analysis.
Agency Information Collection Activity: (Application Requirements To Receive VA Dental Insurance Plan Benefits under 38 CFR 17.169)
Document Number: 2017-00208
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-Health Disparities Subcommittee (HDS)
Document Number: 2017-00207
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Opportunity for Designation in the Casa Grande, Arizona, Area; Request for Comments on the Official Agency Servicing This Area
Document Number: 2017-00205
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration
The designation of the official agency listed below will end on March 31, 2017. We are asking persons or governmental agencies interested in providing official services in the areas presently served by this agency to submit an application for designation. In addition, we are asking for comments on the quality of services provided by the following designated agency: Farwell Commodity Grain Services, Inc. (Farwell Southwest).
Designation of Fremont Grain Inspection Department, Inc. To provide Class X or Class Y Weighing Services
Document Number: 2017-00203
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture
GIPSA is announcing the designation of Fremont Grain Inspection Department, Inc. (Fremont) to provide Class X or Class Y weighing services under the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA), as amended.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-00202
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
List of Foreign Fisheries
Document Number: 2017-00201
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is seeking information on foreign commercial fishing operations that export fish and fish products to the United States and the level of incidental and intentional mortality and serious injury of marine mammals in those fisheries. NMFS will use this information to identify harvesting nations with commercial fishing operations that export fish and fish products to the United States and classify those fisheries based on their frequency of marine mammal interactions as either ``exempt'' or ``export'' fisheries.
Recommendations for Assessment of Blood Donor Eligibility, Donor Deferral and Blood Product Management in Response to Ebola Virus; Guidance for Industry; Availability
Document Number: 2017-00200
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of a document entitled ``Recommendations for Assessment of Blood Donor Eligibility, Donor Deferral and Blood Product Management in Response to Ebola Virus; Guidance for Industry.'' The guidance document notifies blood establishments that FDA has determined Ebola virus to be a transfusion-transmitted infection (TTI) and provides blood establishments that collect blood and blood components for transfusion or further manufacture, including Source Plasma, with FDA recommendations for assessing blood donor eligibility, donor deferral, and blood product management in the event that an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) with widespread transmission is declared in at least one country. The guidance document applies to Ebola virus (species Zaire ebolavirus). The recommendations apply to routine collection of blood and blood components for transfusion or further manufacture, including Source Plasma. The guidance announced in this notice finalizes the draft guidance of the same title dated December 2015.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-00198
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. 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 or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including; the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-00196
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Commerce
Announcement of Grant Application Deadlines and Funding Levels
Document Number: 2017-00194
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), herein referred to as RUS or the Agency, announces its Community Connect Grant Program application window for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. In addition, this NOSA announces the minimum and maximum Community Connect grant amounts, the funding priority, the application submission dates, the agency contact information, and the procedures for submission of paper and electronic applications. RUS will publish the amount of funding received in the final appropriations act on its Web site at http://www.rd.usda.gov/newsroom/ notices-solicitation-applications-nosas. Applicants can review the Community Connect Grant Program regulation at 7 CFR part 1739 (Subpart A).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Citizen Petitions and Petitions for Stay of Action Subject to Section 505(q) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
Document Number: 2017-00193
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 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 in the guidance on citizen petitions and petitions for stay of action subject to section 505(q) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act).
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-00192
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice at least once monthly of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). Once approved by NARA, records schedules provide mandatory instructions on what happens to records when agencies no longer need them for current Government business. The records schedules authorize agencies to preserve records of continuing value in the National Archives of the United States and to destroy, after a specified period, records lacking administrative, legal, research, or other value. NARA publishes notice in the Federal Register for records schedules in which agencies propose to destroy records not previously authorized for disposal or reduce the retention period of records already authorized for disposal. NARA invites public comments on such records schedules, as required by 44 U.S.C. 3303a(a).
Amendment of Class E Airspace for the Following Wisconsin Towns; Land O' Lakes, WI; Manitowish Waters, WI; Merrill, WI; Oconto, WI; Phillips, WI; Platteville, WI; Solon Springs, WI; Superior, WI; and West Bend, WI
Document Number: 2017-00191
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Kings Land O' Lakes Airport, Land O' Lakes, WI; Manitowish Waters Airport, Manitowish Waters, WI; Merrill Municipal Airport, Merrill, WI; Oconto-J. Douglas Bake Municipal Airport, Oconto, WI; Price County Airport, Phillips, WI; Platteville Municipal Airport, Platteville, WI; Solon Springs Municipal Airport, Solon Springs, WI; Richard I. Bong Airport, Superior, WI; and West Bend Municipal Airport, West Bend, WI. Decommissioning of non-directional radio beacons (NDBs), cancellation of NDB approaches, and implementation of area navigation (RNAV) procedures have made this action necessary for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at these airports. This action also updates the geographic coordinates for Kings Land O' Lakes Airport; Manitowish Waters Airport; Oconto-J. Douglas Bake Municipal Airport; and Solon Springs Municipal Airport to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database. The name of Oconto-J. Douglas Bake Municipal Airport (formerly Oconto Municipal Airport) is also adjusted to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Alfred Sisley (1839-1899): Impressionist Master” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-00190
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Alfred Sisley (1839-1899): Impressionist Master,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut, from on or about January 21, 2017, until on or about May 21, 2017, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Seurat's Circus Sideshow” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-00189
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Seurat's Circus Sideshow,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about February 17, 2017, until on or about May 29, 2017, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Notice of Determinations: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Abstract Experiments: Latin American Art on Paper after 1950” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-00188
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Abstract Experiments: Latin American Art on Paper after 1950,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, from on or about February 19, 2017, until on or about May 7, 2017, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-00187
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Export-Import Bank of the United States
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to comment on the proposed information collection, as required by the paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The application tool can be reviewed at: http://exim.gov/sites/default/files/pub/pending/eib92-29.pdf
Amendment of Class E Airspace for the Following Iowa Towns; Algona, IA; Ankeny, IA; Atlantic, IA; Belle Plane, IA; Creston, IA; Estherville, IA; Grinnell, IA; Guthrie Center, IA; and Oelwein, IA
Document Number: 2017-00186
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E surface area at Ankeny Regional Airport, Ankeny, IA; and Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Algona Municipal Airport, Algona, IA; Ankeny Regional Airport; Atlantic Municipal Airport, Atlantic, IA; Belle Plaine Municipal Airport, Belle Plaine, IA; Creston Municipal Airport, Creston, IA; Estherville Municipal Airport, Estherville, IA; Grinnell Regional Airport, Grinnell, IA; Guthrie County Regional Airport, Guthrie Center, IA; and Oelwein Municipal Airport, Oelwein, IA. Decommissioning of non-directional radio beacons (NDB), cancellation of NDB approaches, and implementation of area navigation (RNAV) procedures have made this action necessary for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at these airports. Additionally, the geographic coordinates for Algona Municipal Airport, Atlantic Municipal Airport, and Grinnell Regional Airport are being adjusted to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database. The name of Belle Plaine, IA, is also being adjusted to correct a misspelling in the legal description.
Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at the South Texas Regional Airport at Hondo in Hondo, Texas
Document Number: 2017-00185
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to rule and invite public comment on the release of land at the South Texas Regional Airport at Hondo under the provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21).
Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace and Revocation of Class E Airspace; Roswell, NM
Document Number: 2017-00184
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class D airspace, Class E surface area airspace, and Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Roswell, NM. This action is necessary due to advances Global Positioning System (GPS) capabilities and implementation of area navigation (RNAV) procedures at Roswell International Air Center, Roswell, NM. Additionally, this action removes Class E airspace designated as an extension at Roswell International Air Center. This action also updates the name and geographic coordinates of the airport and the Chisum VHF omnidirectional range collocate tactical air navigation (VORTAC) to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.
National Library of Medicine; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-00183
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-00182
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-00181
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Thirty First RTCA 216 Aeronautical Systems Security Plenary
Document Number: 2017-00180
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Thirty First RTCA 216 Aeronautical Systems Security Plenary.
Certain Document Cameras and Software for Use Therewith; Commission Decision To Rescind a Limited Exclusion Order and Cease and Desist Order
Document Number: 2017-00179
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has rescinded a limited exclusion order denying entry of certain document cameras and software for use therewith and a cease and desist order against QOMO HiteVision, LLC (``QOMO'') based on settlement.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2017-00177
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2017-00176
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Special Local Regulation; Mavericks Surf Competition, Half Moon Bay, CA
Document Number: 2017-00175
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise a special local regulation in the navigable waters of Half Moon Bay, CA, near Pillar Point in support of the Mavericks Surf Competition, an annual invitational surf competition held at the Mavericks Break. We are proposing this revision to improve the regulation by making it clearer and to have it better reflect the natural conditions that must be met for this surf competition to take place. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the surfing competition, which is held only one day between November 1 of each year and March 31 of the following year. This proposed revision would temporarily restrict vessel traffic in the vicinity of Pillar Point and prohibit vessels and persons not participating in the surfing event from entering the dedicated surfing area and a designated no-entry area. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in North Carolina
Document Number: 2017-00124
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces action taken by the FHWA and other federal agencies that is final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). This final agency action relates to a proposed highway project, US 70 Bypass of the City of Havelock in Craven County, North Carolina. The FHWA's Record of Decision (ROD) identifies Alternative 3 for the US 70 Havelock Bypass project as the selected alternative.
Production or Disclosure of Material or Information
Document Number: 2017-00106
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Postal Service[supreg] (Postal Service) is responding to public comments regarding the amendment of its regulations concerning compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to implement the changes to the procedures for the disclosure of records and for engaging in dispute resolution required by the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016. Upon review and evaluation of such comments, the Postal Service has found that one change to the regulations is necessary.
Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment-Alcoholic Beverage Labeling Act
Document Number: 2017-00082
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document informs the public that the maximum penalty for violations of the Alcoholic Beverage Labeling Act (ABLA) is being adjusted in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended. Prior to the publication of this document, any person who violated the provisions of the ABLA was subject to a civil penalty of not more than $19,787, with each day constituting a separate offense. This document announces that this maximum penalty is being increased to $20,111.
Amendment of VOR Federal Airway V-506; Kotzebue, AK
Document Number: 2017-00077
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Alaskan VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airway V-506 by lowering the floor of class E controlled airspace due to the establishment of a lower global navigation satellite system (GNSS) Minimum Enroute Altitude (MEA). This action allows for maximum use of the airspace within the National Airspace System in Alaska.
Energy Efficiency Standards for the Design and Construction of New Federal Low-Rise Residential Buildings' Baseline Standards Update
Document Number: 2017-00025
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is publishing this final rule to implement provisions in the Energy Conservation and Production Act (ECPA) that require DOE to update the baseline Federal energy efficiency performance standards for the construction of new Federal low-rise residential buildings. This rule updates the baseline Federal residential standard to the International Code Council (ICC) 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).
Anchorage Regulations: Special Anchorage Areas; Marina del Rey Harbor, Marina del Rey, CA
Document Number: 2016-31996
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending the shape and reducing the size of the special anchorage area in Marina del Rey Harbor, Marina del Rey, California. Additionally, the Coast Guard is clarifying the language in the note section of the existing regulation. This action is necessary as it will create sufficient navigable water around the anchorage allowing vessels to traffic the Marina del Rey channel without undue maritime safety concerns.