January 27, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-01-27-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-01-27
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-01970
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-01969
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Delay of Effective Date for Importations of Certain Vehicles and Engines Subject to Federal Antipollution Emission Standards
Document Number: 2017-01963
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
On December 27, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a Final Rule in the Federal Register announcing amendments to CBP regulations relating to the importation into the United States of certain vehicles and engines under the Clean Air Act (CAA) in order to harmonize the documentation requirements applicable to different classes of vehicles and engines that are subject to the CAA's emission standards. That document further amended the regulations to permit importers to file the required U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Declaration Forms with CBP electronically, and amended non- substantive provisions to update regulatory citations and delete obsolete provisions. The changes announced in that Final Rule were to be effective January 26, 2017. This notice announces that the effective date of the Final Rule is delayed for 60 days from January 20, 2017.
Delay of Effective Date for Toxic Substance Control Act Chemical Substance Import Certification Process Revisions
Document Number: 2017-01962
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
On December 27, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a Final Rule in the Federal Register announcing amendments to CBP regulations regarding the requirement to file a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) certification when importing into the customs territory of the United States chemicals in bulk form or as part of mixtures and articles containing a chemical or mixture. That document amended the regulations to establish an electronic option for importers to file the required U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) TSCA certifications, to clarify and add certain definitions, and to eliminate the paper-based blanket certification process. The changes announced in that Final Rule were to be effective January 26, 2017. This notice announces that the effective date of the Final Rule is delayed for 60 days from January 20, 2017.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-01924
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Determinations: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “
Document Number: 2017-01913
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
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. 257-1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Turner's Modern and Ancient Ports: Passages through Time,'' 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 Frick Collection, New York, New York, from on or about February 23, 2017, until on or about May 14, 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.
Section 512 Study: Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-01888
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Copyright Office is extending the deadlines for the submission of written comments and empirical research studies in response to its November 8, 2016 request for additional comments (``Second Notice'') regarding the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (``DMCA'') safe harbor provisions contained in 17 U.S.C. 512.
Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2017-01887
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee
Document Number: 2017-01884
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission announces that the Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet in open session on Monday, February 13, 2017 and Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the U.S. Access Board in Washington, DC.
Program-Specific Guidance About Self-Shielded Irradiators
Document Number: 2017-01880
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is revising its licensing guidance for materials licenses for self-shielded irradiators. The NRC is requesting public comment on draft NUREG-1556, Volume 5, Revision 1, ``Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance About Self-Shielded Irradiators.'' 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01879
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice.
Information Collection Request; Submission for OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-01876
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8819
Document Number: 2017-01875
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8819, Dollar Election Under Section 985.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2009-72 and Notice 2013-12
Document Number: 2017-01874
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Notice 2009-72 and Notice 2013-12, Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-01873
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13(44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning REG-209020-86, Foreign Tax Credit; Notification of Foreign Tax Redeterminations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-01872
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning final regulations concerning updating of employer identification numbers.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2012-41
Document Number: 2017-01871
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Notice 2012-41, Extension of Relief and Procedures Under Notice 2010-30 and Notice 2011-16 for Spouses of U.S. Servicemembers Who are Working In or Claiming Residence or Domicile In a U.S. Territory Under the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-01870
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning TD 8816, Roth IRAs.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8874-B
Document Number: 2017-01869
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8874-B, Notice of Recapture Event for New Markets Credit.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-01868
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-01867
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8923
Document Number: 2017-01866
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8923, Mine Rescue Team Training Credit.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-01865
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing final regulation regarding excise taxes on excess benefit transactions.
Truck and Bus Tires From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, Final Affirmative Critical Circumstances Determination, in Part
Document Number: 2017-01862
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of truck and bus tires from the People's Republic of China (PRC). For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice. The period of investigation is January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015.
Truck and Bus Tires From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Determinations of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2017-01861
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of truck and bus tires from the People's Republic of China (the PRC) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Ocean Exploration Advisory Board
Document Number: 2017-01859
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB). OEAB members will discuss and provide advice on Federal ocean exploration programs, with a particular emphasis on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) activities; the use of ships and other platforms in ocean exploration, including by non-for-profit organizations and the private sector; and other matters as described in the agenda found on the OEAB Web site at http://oeab.noaa.gov.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2017-01858
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Graphics Systems, Components Thereof, and Consumer Products Containing the Same, DN 3194. The Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01857
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The information collection requirements described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The FTC seeks public comments on its proposal to extend, for three years, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Informal Dispute Settlement Procedures Rule. That clearance expires on April 30, 2017.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Greenbrier and Fayette Counties,W. Va.
Document Number: 2017-01856
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01855
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Certain Electronic Devices, Including Mobile Phones, Tablet Computers, and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2017-01854
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 22, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Nokia Technologies Oy of Espoo, Finland. Supplements to the complaint were filed on January 3 and 4, 2017. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain electronic devices, including mobile phones, tablet computers, and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,415,247 (``the '247 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,270,301 (``the '301 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,393,260 (``the '260 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,036,619 (``the '619 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,826,391 (``the '391 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,480,700 (``the '700 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,473,602 (``the '602 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 7,653,366 (``the '366 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order.
Record of Decision for the Fort Campbell Training Mission and Mission Support Activities Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement, Fort Campbell, KY
Document Number: 2017-01852
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of the Army and Fort Campbell announce the decision to conduct proposed training mission and mission support activities at Fort Campbell, KY. The action was the preferred alternative identified in the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Training, Mission and Mission Support Activities at Fort Campbell. The Record of Decision (ROD) explains the potential environmental and socioeconomic impacts associated with the selected action, which includes implementing site-specific projects in support of Soldier training, using Adaptable Use Zones for future facility siting, streamlining review of routine range and training land actions, and pursuing reactivation of the airspace previously designated as the R3703 A, B, and C restricted airspace. The selected alternative best meets the Army's need to build, update, and operate military training ranges and other facilities on Fort Campbell to ensure that its Soldiers are proficiently trained across the full spectrum of military operations. As part of the implementation of this decision, the Army will take practical measures to mitigate impacts to protect and sustain the environment.
Intent To Grant an Exclusive License of U.S. Government-Owned Patents
Document Number: 2017-01851
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The comment period for the Intent to Grant an Exclusive License of U.S. Government-Owned Patents published in the Federal Register on Friday, December 9, 2016 (81 FR 89087), required comments be postmarked on or before December 24, 2016 and again on January 23, 2017. The comment period has been extended to March 10, 2017.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2017-01850
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities; Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-01849
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities will hold a meeting of the Arts and Artifacts Domestic Indemnity Panel.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Past is Present: Revival Jewelry” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-01847
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
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. 257-1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Past is Present: Revival Jewelry,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, from on or about February 14, 2017, until on or about August 19, 2018, 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.
Proposal Review Panel for Environmental Biology; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01846
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Repatriation/Emergency Medical and Dietary Assistance Loan Application
Document Number: 2017-01844
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2017-01839
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Certain Air Mattress Systems, Components Thereof, and Methods of Using the Same Commission Determination To Review in Part a Final Initial Determination; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on the Issues Under Review and on Remedy, the Public Interest, and Bonding
Document Number: 2017-01838
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (``the Commission'') has determined to review in part the final initial determination (``ID'') issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') finding no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``section 337''), in the above- referenced investigation on November 18, 2016.
United States Investment Advisory Council: Meeting of the United States Investment Advisory Council
Document Number: 2017-01837
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Investment Advisory Council (Council) will hold a meeting on Friday, February 17, 2017. The Council was chartered on April 6, 2016, to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the promotion and retention of foreign direct investment in the United States. At the meeting, members will be provided substantive briefings on key Administration priorities moving forward and deliberate and vote on a letter to the Secretary of Commerce, aimed at communicating the value of FDI to continued economic growth and job- creation. The agenda may change to accommodate Council business. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Council at http://trade.gov/IAC, at least one week in advance of the meeting.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01836
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions