January 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-01454
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01453
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01452
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-01451
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2017-01450
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-130, notice is hereby given that the Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to alter a system of records, DPR 45 DoD, entitled ``Military OneSource (MOS) Case Management System (CMS)''. Military OneSource (MOS) is an Outreach Web site for the purpose of providing comprehensive information to members of the Armed Forces and their families about the benefits and services that are available to them. The covered benefits and services that are relevant to Military OneSource include information regarding financial compensation including financial counseling, educational assistance and benefits, relocation planning and preparation, quality of life programs, and family and community programs. The MOS is a Department of Defense-funded program (non-personal services contract) providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to Active Duty, Guard and Reserve Service members, and their families. These services are available 24 hours a day by telephone and online from any location in the world. This update reflects considerable administrative changes that in sum warrant an alteration to the systems of records notice. The applicable DoD Routine Uses have been incorporated in the notice to provide clarity for the public. Additionally, the categories records, authority for maintenance of the system, the purpose, retrievability, safeguards, retention and disposal, notification and record access procedures, and the contesting procedures.
Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects
Document Number: 2017-01449
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in Phoenix, Arizona and New York, New York. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject projects and to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final environmental actions.
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01447
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a Post Council Meeting Briefing for the public via webinar.
Artists' Canvas From China; Scheduling of an Expedited Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2017-01446
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of an expedited review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on artists' canvas from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-01445
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. This collection consists of 1 form. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) 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. This collection is scheduled to expire on May 31, 2017.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01444
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Orders 13382, 13572, 13573, and 13582
Document Number: 2017-01443
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of two persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13382, three persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13572, seven persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13573, and 11 persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582.
Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Orders 13382, 13572, 13573, and 13582.
Document Number: 2017-01442
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of seven persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13382, five persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13572, five persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13573, one person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582, and five entities identified as the Government of Syria pursuant to E.O. 13582.
Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Order 13304
Document Number: 2017-01441
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the name of one person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the following authorities: Executive Order (E.O.) E.O. 13304.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Appraisals for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Document Number: 2017-01436
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC, 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 continuing information collection as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). In accordance with the requirements of the PRA, the OCC may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning the renewal of its information collection titled ``Appraisals for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01433
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01432
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01430
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-01385
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, is correcting the notice stating it intends to grant to Huvepharma, Inc. of Peachtree City, Georgia, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 15/ 108,725, ``MUTATED SALMONELLA ENTERIACA'', filed on June 28, 2016.
Adjustment of Civil Penalties for Inflation for FY 2017
Document Number: 2017-01313
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations to adjust the maximum civil monetary penalties (CMPs) it can assess under statutes enforced by the agency. These changes are mandated by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (FCPIAA), as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Improvements Act). The NRC is amending its regulations to adjust the maximum CMP for a violation of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (AEA), or any regulation or order issued under the AEA from $280,469 to $285,057 per violation, per day. Additionally, the NRC is amending provisions concerning program fraud civil penalties by adjusting the maximum CMP under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act from $10,781 to $10,957 for each false claim or statement.
Qualifying Income From Activities of Publicly Traded Partnerships With Respect to Minerals or Natural Resources
Document Number: 2017-01208
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations under section 7704(d)(1)(E) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to the qualifying income exception for publicly traded partnerships to not be treated as corporations for Federal income tax purposes. Specifically, these regulations define the activities that generate qualifying income from exploration, development, mining or production, processing, refining, transportation, and marketing of minerals or natural resources. These regulations affect publicly traded partnerships and their partners.
Dividend Equivalents From Sources Within the United States
Document Number: 2017-01163
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides guidance to nonresident alien individuals and foreign corporations that hold certain financial products providing for payments that are contingent upon or determined by reference to U.S. source dividend payments. This document also provides guidance to withholding agents that are responsible for withholding U.S. tax with respect to a dividend equivalent, as well as certain other parties to section 871(m) transactions and their agents.
Dividend Equivalents From Sources Within the United States
Document Number: 2017-01161
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations relating to certain financial products providing for payments that are contingent upon or determined by reference to U.S. source dividend payments.
Adjustments to Civil Penalty Amounts
Document Number: 2017-01125
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is confirming certain amendments made on an interim final basis to the civil penalty amounts within its jurisdiction in June 2016 and implementing further adjustments to the civil penalty amounts within its jurisdiction to account for inflation, as required by law.
Hazardous Materials: Oregon Hazardous Waste Management Regulation
Document Number: 2017-00788
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Interested parties are invited to comment on an application by NORA, An Association of Responsible Recyclers (NORA) for an administrative determination as to whether Federal hazardous material transportation law preempts a hazardous waste regulation of the State of Oregon that imposes a strict liability standard on transporters.
Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustments for Ethics in Government Act Violations
Document Number: 2017-00627
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Office of Government Ethics
The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) is issuing this final rule in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. This rulemaking adopts as final prior interim regulations making ``catch-up'' inflationary adjustments to each of the five civil monetary penalties provided in the Ethics in Government Act, as reflected in the executive branchwide financial disclosure and outside employment/activities regulations promulgated by OGE. This rulemaking also makes the 2017 annual adjustment to the Ethics in Government Act civil monetary penalties mandated by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015.
Privacy Act Procedures
Document Number: 2017-00585
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or the Commission) is establishing this rule in Chapter III of title 25 of the Code of Federal Regulations. This rule describes the procedures and policies adopted by the Commission pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974. Under the Act, a Federal agency must publish notice, in the Federal Register, of any systems of records that it intends to create as well as procedures regarding the collection, maintenance, use, and dissemination of the records within those systems. The Commission previously published notice of the creation of two systems of records, namely the Indian Gaming Individuals Record System and the Management Contract Individuals Record System. The regulations set forth here update the Commission's previously published procedures and serve to streamline how the Commission processes its Privacy Act requests.
Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustments
Document Number: 2017-00567
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is issuing a final rule to amend its regulations governing the maximum civil monetary penalties assessable for violations of statutes, rules, and orders within the Commission's jurisdiction. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended most recently by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, requires the Commission to issue this final rule.
Treatment of Certain Interests in Corporations as Stock or Indebtedness; Correction
Document Number: 2017-00498
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to the final and temporary regulations (T.D. 9790) that were published in the Federal Register on Friday, October 21, 2016 (81 FR 72858). The regulations relate to the determination of whether an interest in a corporation is treated as stock or indebtedness for all purposes of the Internal Revenue Code.
Treatment of Certain Interests in Corporations as Stock or Indebtedness; Correction.
Document Number: 2017-00497
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to the final and temporary regulations (T.D. 9790) that were published in the Federal Register on Friday, October 21, 2016 (81 FR 72858). The regulations relate to the determination of whether an interest in a corporation is treated as stock or indebtedness for all purposes of the Internal Revenue Code.
Total Loss-Absorbing Capacity, Long-Term Debt, and Clean Holding Company Requirements for Systemically Important U.S. Bank Holding Companies and Intermediate Holding Companies of Systemically Important Foreign Banking Organizations
Document Number: 2017-00431
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board is adopting a final rule to require a U.S. top-tier bank holding company identified under the Board's rules as a global systemically important bank holding company (covered BHC) to maintain outstanding a minimum amount of loss-absorbing instruments, including a minimum amount of unsecured long-term debt. In addition, the final rule prescribes certain additional buffers, the breach of which would result in limitations on the capital distributions and discretionary bonus payments of a covered BHC. The final rule applies similar requirements to the top-tier U.S. intermediate holding company of a global systemically important foreign banking organization with $50 billion or more in U.S. non-branch assets (covered IHC). The final rule also imposes restrictions on other liabilities that a covered BHC or covered IHC may have outstanding in order to improve their resolvability and resiliency; these restrictions are referred to in the final rule as ``clean holding company requirements.''
Annual Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties To Reflect Inflation
Document Number: 2017-00365
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Inflation Adjustment Act) requires the Federal Communications Commission to amend its forfeiture penalty rules to reflect annual adjustments for inflation in order to improve their effectiveness and maintain their deterrent effect. The 2015 Inflation Adjustment Act provides that the new penalty levels shall apply to penalties assessed after the effective date of the increase, including when the penalties whose associated violation predate the increase.
Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-01-23-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-01-23
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-01576
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting; National Science Board
Document Number: 2017-01553
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01523
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01505
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings Notice
Document Number: 2017-01497
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Environmental Impact Statement-Transmission System Vegetation Management Program
Document Number: 2017-01448
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority (``TVA'') intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (``EIS'') to address the management of vegetation on its transmission system. In order to ensure that electric service to the public is not disrupted by outages on its transmission lines, TVA must control the vegetation on about 260,000 acres of the rights of way (``ROW'') for those lines. This EIS will programmatically consider the impacts of vegetation management activities on approximately 17,000 miles of transmission line.
Science Advisory Board (SAB); Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01439
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the NOAA Science Advisory Board. The members will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined in the section on Matters to be considered.
External Peer Review Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01438
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
All programs within the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy are required to undertake rigorous, objective peer review of their funded projects on a regular basis in order to ensure and enhance the management, relevance, effectiveness, and productivity of those projects. The Wind Energy Technologies Office intends to hold an External Peer Review in Arlington, VA, on February 14-16, 2017. An External Peer Review Panel will review current and recently completed projects and provide feedback on technical, scientific, and business merit; the actual or anticipated results; and the productivity and management effectiveness of projects. The review panel will also assess the potential impact of projects on the wind power industry and identify additional research initiatives and resources that may prove to be advantageous in the future. Principal Investigators, expert reviewers, Wind Energy Technologies Office staff, and contract support staff will be in attendance during the review meeting. The event is open to the public based upon space availability.
External Peer Review Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01437
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
All programs within the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy are required to undertake rigorous, objective peer review of their funded projects on a regular basis in order to ensure and enhance the management, relevance, effectiveness, and productivity of those projects. The Water Power Technologies Office intends to hold an External Peer Review in Arlington, VA, on February 14-16, 2017. An External Peer Review Panel will review current and recently completed projects and provide feedback on technical, scientific, and business merit; the actual or anticipated results; and the productivity and management effectiveness of projects. The review panel will also assess the potential impact of projects on the water power industry and identify additional research initiatives and resources that may prove to be advantageous in the future. Principal Investigators, expert reviewers, Water Power Technologies Office staff, and contract support staff will be in attendance during the review meeting. The event is open to the public based upon space availability.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2017-01434
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the Chief Operating Officer for Federal Student Aid (FSA) of the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) publishes this notice to revise the system of records entitled ``Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) program'' (18-11-20). The Department publishes this notice to propose to revise programmatic routine use (18) (routine use (15) in the system of records notice published in the Federal Register on June 26, 2014 (79 FR 36299, 36301)) to include the Federal Register, and a Defaulted Borrowers Web site (should the Department elect to reestablish this or a similar Web site), as locations where the Department may publish the names of defaulted HEAL program borrowers (and any other fields the Department intends to publish, e.g., area of practice).
Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2017-01426
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01425
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01423
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; National Estuary Program (Renewal)
Document Number: 2017-01422
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ``National Estuary Program (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 1500.08, OMB Control No. 2040-0138) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through June 30, 2017. An Agency 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.
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2017-01421
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing recent Postal Service filings for the Commission's consideration concerning negotiated service agreements. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit
Document Number: 2017-01419
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (``CAA'' or the ``Act''), notice is hereby given of a proposed consent decree to address a lawsuit filed by Sierra Club (``Plaintiffs'') in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia: Sierra Club v. McCarthy, Civil Action No. 1:16-cf-01895- KBJ (D.D.C). On September 23, 2016, Plaintiffs filed a complaint alleging that the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'') failed to perform a non-discretionary duty to grant or deny within 60 days a petition submitted by Plaintiffs on April 11, 2016 requesting that EPA object to a CAA Title V permit issued by the Utah Department of Air Quality, to PacifiCorp Energy, authorizing the operation of the coal-fired Hunter Plant in Castle Dale, Utah. The proposed consent decree would establish a deadline for EPA to take such action.