January 26, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-01-26-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-01-26
Sunshine Act Meeting: Board of Directors and Its Six Committees
Document Number: 2017-01853
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
On January 19, 2017, the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) published a notice in the Federal Register (82 FR 8214) titled ``Board of Directors and its Six Committees will meet on January 26-28, 2017, Eastern Standard Time (EST)''. A correction to change the Board of Directors Open Session Agenda by adding an additional item to the agenda item #3 Approval of minutes of the Board's Open Session telephonic meeting of September 21, 2016; all other items remain consecutively the same. This document changes the notice by revising the Board of Directors Open Session Agenda by adding an additional item to the agenda.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revisions to the Regulations for Candidate Conservation Agreements With Assurances
Document Number: 2017-01841
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with a January 20, 2017, memo from the White House, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are delaying the effective date of a rule we published on December 27, 2016.
Candidate Conservation Agreements With Assurances Policy
Document Number: 2017-01840
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with a January 20, 2017, memo from the White House, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service (Services), are delaying the effective date of a policy we published on December 27, 2016.
Delay of Effective Date for 30 Final Regulations Published by the Environmental Protection Agency Between October 28, 2016 and January 17, 2017
Document Number: 2017-01822
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with the Presidential directive as expressed in the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' this action temporarily delays until March 21, 2017, the effective date of the regulations listed in the table below. EPA identified 30 regulations that meet those criteria.
Small Business Investment Companies: Passive Business Expansion and Technical Clarifications
Document Number: 2017-01809
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
On December 28, 2016, the Small Business Administration (SBA) published a final rule to expand permitted investments in passive businesses and provide further clarification with regard to investments in such businesses for the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) Program, with an effective date of January 27, 2017. In the meantime, a memorandum dated January 20, 2017 from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review'' calls for agencies to temporarily postpone the effective date of rules not yet effective and invite new public comment. In view of this development, SBA is delaying the effective date of this rule until March 21, 2017, and is inviting additional public comment on the final rule. Any timely public comments received will be considered and any changes to the final rule will be published in the Federal Register.
Program-Specific Guidance About Special Nuclear Material of Less Than Critical Mass Licenses
Document Number: 2017-01808
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is revising its licensing guidance for a specific license for receipt, possession, use, and transfer of special nuclear material in quantities that are not sufficient to form a ``critical mass.'' The NRC is requesting public comment on draft NUREG-1556, Volume 17, Revision 1, ``Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance About Special Nuclear Material of Less Than Critical Mass Licenses.'' The document has been updated from the original version to include information on safety culture, security of radioactive materials, protection of sensitive information, and changes in regulatory policies and practices. This document is intended for use by applicants, licensees, and the NRC staff.
Program-Specific Guidance About Medical Use Licenses
Document Number: 2017-01807
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On December 6, 2016, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) solicited comments on draft NUREG-1556, Volume 9, Revision 3, ``Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance About Medical Use Licenses.'' The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on February 6, 2017. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments.
Injury Prevention Program Announcement; New Cooperative Agreement
Document Number: 2017-01806
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service
Intent To Prepare an Analysis Under the National Environmental Policy Act for the Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project, Broward County, Florida
Document Number: 2017-01804
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is beginning preparation of a supplemental National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis for the Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project. The Port Everglades Navigation Improvement Project is designed to address future growth of cargo being transported to southeast Florida on post-Panamax ships due to the completion of the Panama Canal expansion, and to ensure safe navigational conditions for those vessels, as well as vessels currently calling at Port Everglades. The Port Everglades Feasibility Study was authorized through House Document 126, 103rd Congress, 1st Session, and House Document 144, 93rd Congress, 1st Session and by a resolution of the House Committee on Transportation dated May 9, 1996. In response to the study authority, the feasibility study was initiated in 2001 and completed with the signature of a Chief's Report and Record of Decision in 2016. The final recommended project was authorized as part of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act signed December 2016. The non-federal sponsor for the project is Broward County. The primary federal objective is to provide for increased navigational safety, efficiency, and improved economic conditions while limiting impacts to the environment to the maximum extent practicable, in accordance with environmental statutes, applicable executive orders, and other federal planning requirements.
Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds for Section 7A of the Clayton Act
Document Number: 2017-01803
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission announces the revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 required by the 2000 amendment of Section 7A of the Clayton Act.
Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds for Section 8 of the Clayton Act
Document Number: 2017-01802
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission announces the revised thresholds for interlocking directorates required by the 1990 amendment of Section 8 of the Clayton Act. Section 8 prohibits, with certain exceptions, one person from serving as a director or officer of two competing corporations if two thresholds are met. Competitor corporations are covered by Section 8 if each one has capital, surplus, and undivided profits aggregating more than $10,000,000, with the exception that no corporation is covered if the competitive sales of either corporation are less than $1,000,000. Section 8(a)(5) requires the Federal Trade Commission to revise those thresholds annually, based on the change in gross national product. The new thresholds, which take effect immediately, are $32,914,000 for Section 8(a)(1), and $3,291,400 for Section 8(a)(2)(A).
Regulation Automated Trading
Document Number: 2017-01801
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On November 4, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') approved a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking for Regulation AT (``Supplemental NPRM''). The Supplemental NPRM modifies certain rules proposed in the Commission's December 2015 notice of proposed rulemaking for Regulation AT. The Supplemental NPRM was published in the Federal Register on November 25, 2016, with a 90- day comment period closing on January 24, 2017. Based on the broad range of topics addressed in the Supplemental NPRM and the number of questions posed, the Commission is extending the comment period for the Supplemental NPRM through May 1, 2017.
60-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval and Merger of Collections: Statutory Licensing Authority
Document Number: 2017-01797
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501- 3521 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice that it is requesting from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an extension of approval for the information collections required from those seeking licensing authority under 49 U.S.C. 10901-03 and consolidation authority under sections 11323-26. The Board is also seeking approval to merge into this collection (OMB Control Number: 2140-0023) the collection of information about interchange commitments (OMB Control Number: 2140-0016).
Forms Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for Extension of Clearance
Document Number: 2017-01792
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Selective Service System, Agencies and Commissions
Forms Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for Extension of Clearance
Document Number: 2017-01791
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Selective Service System, Agencies and Commissions
City and County of San Francisco; Notice of Effectiveness of Surrender
Document Number: 2017-01787
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Commission Staff Attendance
Document Number: 2017-01786
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC; Notice of Initiation of Section 5 Proceeding
Document Number: 2017-01785
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Wyoming Interstate Company, L.L.C.; Notice of Initiation of Section 5 Proceeding
Document Number: 2017-01784
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2017-01782
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2017-01781
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-01780
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2017-01774
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Privacy Act of 1974; Revised System of Records
Document Number: 2017-01767
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Agriculture proposes to revise an existing Department of Agriculture system of records notice now titled, USDA/OCIO-2 eAuthentication Service (eAuth). The USDA eAuth provides the public and government businesses with a single sign-on capability for USDA applications, management of user credentials, and verification of identity, authorization, and electronic signatures. USDA's eAuth collects customer information through an electronic self-registration process provided through the eAuth Web site. This System of Records Notice was previously published as ``USDA eAuthentication Service'' in Federal Register Vol. 77, No. 50 on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. The revision reflects updates to the system name; the system location; routine uses; storage policies; safeguards; retention and disposal; identity proofing individuals, the system manager; and notification, record access, and contesting procedures.
Regular Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01761
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board (Board).
Market Access Agreement; Correction
Document Number: 2017-01760
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Farm Credit Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Farm Credit Administration (FCA) published a notice in the Federal Register on January 18, 2017, of its approval of the Draft Third Amended and Restated Market Access Agreement (Draft Third Restated MAA). This document corrects that notice by inserting a minor term and phrase that were inadvertently omitted in the Draft Third Restated MAA which was included in the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01759
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The ICR is for extending the use of the approved information collection assigned OMB control number 0990-0419, which expires on June 30, 2017. Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, OS seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Update to Notice of Financial Institutions for Which the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Has Been Appointed Either Receiver, Liquidator, or Manager
Document Number: 2017-01757
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (Corporation) has been appointed the sole receiver for the following financial institutions effective as of the Date Closed as indicated in the listing. This list (as updated from time to time in the Federal Register) may be relied upon as ``of record'' notice that the Corporation has been appointed receiver for purposes of the statement of policy published in the July 2, 1992 issue of the Federal Register (57 FR 29491). For further information concerning the identification of any institutions which have been placed in liquidation, please visit the Corporation Web site at www.fdic.gov/ bank/individual/failed/banklist.html or contact the Manager of Receivership Oversight in the appropriate service center.
Proposed Collection of Information: Authorization Agreement for Preauthorized Payment (SF 5510)
Document Number: 2017-01756
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The 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 a proposed and/or continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Standard Form 5510, ``Authorization Agreement for Preauthorized Payment''.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: (Income Verification)
Document Number: 2017-01753
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including this new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to identify areas for improvement in clinical training programs.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: (PACT: Veteran's Health and Well-Being)
Document Number: 2017-01752
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including this new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to identify areas for improvement in clinical training programs.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Shoulder and Arm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire (VA Form 21-0960M-12)
Document Number: 2017-01751
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. VA Forms 21-0960M-12 is used to gather necessary information from a claimant's treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Reimbursement of National Exam Fee (VA Form 22-0810)
Document Number: 2017-01750
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine a claimant's entitlement to reimbursement of national exam fee.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Certification of Affirmation of Enrollment Agreement Correspondence Course (VA Form 22-1999c)
Document Number: 2017-01749
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine a claimant's entitlement to educational assistance.
Agency Information Collection Activity: (Application and Training Agreement for Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training Programs) (VA Form 22-8864; 22-8865))
Document Number: 2017-01748
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine that training programs (Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training) and agreements meet the statutory requirements for approval.
Agency Information Collection Activity: (Nonsupervised Lender's Nomination and Recommendation of Credit Underwriter (VA Form 26-8736a))
Document Number: 2017-01747
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity: (Statement of Person Claiming to Have Stood in Relation of Parent, VA Form 21P-524))
Document Number: 2017-01746
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity: (VA Request for Determination of Reasonable Value (26-1805 & 26-1805-1))
Document Number: 2017-01745
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity: (Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) Disability Benefits Questionnaire (VA Form 21-0960A-1), Hairy Cell and Other B-Cell Leukemias Disability Benefits Questionnaire (VA Form 21-0960B-1), and Parkinson's Disease Disability Benefits Questionnaire (VA Form 21-0960C-1)). Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-01744
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-21), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 and it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency
Document Number: 2017-01743
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
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 Office of Policy and Planning (OPP), 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. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on November 3, 2016, Vol. 81, page 76699.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2017-01742
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 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 an extension request for the information collection titled ``Statements in Support of Application of Waiver of Inadmissibility.'' Approved under Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 0920-0006, this information collection allows CDC to review Class A medical waiver applications for prospective immigrants to the United States. CDC assists DHS/USCIS in determining whether or not a prospective immigrant with a Class A mental health designation may be admitted into the United States.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2017-01741
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
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 ``Cognition, Behavior, and Caregiver Burden in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).'' Measures of ALS severity, cognition, mood and behavior, and caregiver burden will be completed by telephone and by mail.
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From Brazil, South Africa, and Turkey
Document Number: 2017-01740
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-01739
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01738
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health