January 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-01-31-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-01-31
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Approval Procedures for Nontoxic Shot and Shot Coatings
Document Number: 2017-02123
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This information collection is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2017. 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. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-02116
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget for Approval; Federal Fish and Wildlife Permit Applications and Reports-Native Endangered and Threatened Species
Document Number: 2017-02110
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We (the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) have sent an information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This request is for an extension of a currently approved collection. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This information collection is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2017. 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. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Sunshine Act Meetings; National Science Board
Document Number: 2017-02096
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-02090
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02079
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Annual Update of the HHS Poverty Guidelines
Document Number: 2017-02076
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
This notice provides an update of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) poverty guidelines to account for last calendar year's increase in prices as measured by the Consumer Price Index.
Human Factors Engineering
Document Number: 2017-02060
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a final revision to Section 18.0, ``Human Factors Engineering,'' of NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan (SRP) for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition.''
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Dolphin and Wahoo Fishery Off the Atlantic States; Regulatory Amendment 1
Document Number: 2017-02057
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017 (the Memorandum), this action stays the final rule NMFS published on December 30, 2016 in order to delay its effective date.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Allow the Use of Longline Pot Gear in the Gulf of Alaska Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota Fishery; Amendment 101
Document Number: 2017-02055
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017 (the Memorandum), this action stays the final rule NMFS published on December 28, 2016, in order to delay its effective date.
Information Collection: Suspicious Activity Reporting Using the Protected Web Server (PWS)
Document Number: 2017-02054
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to OMB for review. The information collection is entitled ``Suspicious Activity Reporting using the Protected Web Server (PWS).''
Information Collection: NRC Form 212, “Qualifications Investigation Professional, Technical, and Administrative Positions”
Document Number: 2017-02053
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to OMB for review. The information collection is entitled, NRC Form 212, ``Qualifications Investigation Professional, Technical, and Administrative Positions.''
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: FHA-Insured Mortgage Loan Servicing for Performing Loans Including: Collection and Payment of Mortgage Insurance Premiums, Escrow Administration, Providing Loan Information and Customer Services, Assessment of Post Endorsement Fees and Charges and Servicing Section 235 Loans
Document Number: 2017-02052
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Management Certifications and Management Entity Profile
Document Number: 2017-02051
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 30 days of public comment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Utility Allowance Adjustments for Rental Assistance
Document Number: 2017-02050
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 30 days of public comment.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Contractor's Requisition-Project Mortgages
Document Number: 2017-02049
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) Guide
Document Number: 2017-02048
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Individual Bluefin Quota Program; Inseason Transfers
Document Number: 2017-02043
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017 (the Memorandum), this action stays the final rule NMFS published on December 29, 2016, in order to delay its effective date.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Fishery Off the Southern Atlantic States; Regulatory Amendment 16
Document Number: 2017-02042
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017 (the Memorandum), this action stays the final rule NMFS published on December 29, 2016, in order to delay its effective date.
Kelly Creek Wind, LLC; Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-02040
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-02039
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Western Nuclear Incorporated; Split Rock Wyoming Site
Document Number: 2017-02036
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received a request from Western Nuclear Incorporated for amendment of Materials License No. SUA-56 to modify the Alternate Concentration Limit for nitrate at the Western Nuclear Incorporated site in Jeffery City, Wyoming. The amendment would increase the nitrate Alternate Concentration Limit at the Southwest Valley Point of Compliance from the current limit of 70.7 milligrams per liter to 500 milligrams per liter. The amendment would also revise the license to remove a specific well as the background well for the Alternate Concentration Limit and expand the proposed Long-term Care Boundary for the site.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2017-02034
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to section 189a. (2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from December 31, 2016, to January 17, 2017. The last biweekly notice was published on January 17, 2017.
Notice of Public Meeting for the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group
Document Number: 2017-02033
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG) makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior concerning Glen Canyon Dam operations and other management actions to protect resources downstream of Glen Canyon Dam, consistent with the Grand Canyon Protection Act. The AMWG meets two to three times a year.
Notice of Issuance of Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards 51
Document Number: 2017-02028
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board, Agencies and Commissions
Terrestrial Use of the 2473-2495 MHz Band for Low-Power Mobile Broadband Networks; Amendments to Rules for the Ancillary Terrestrial Component of Mobile Satellite Service Systems
Document Number: 2017-02027
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission or FCC) modifies its rules on the operation of an Ancillary Terrestrial Component (ATC) for Mobile-Satellite Service (MSS) systems operating in the 2483.5-2495 MHz band. This action modifies, inter alia, existing rules related to ``gating criteria'' for ATC in the 2483.5-2495 MHz band to enable licensees to seek authorization to deploy a terrestrial low-power system using licensed MSS spectrum. This document will serve the public interest by expanding terrestrial use of the 2483.5-2495 MHz frequency band and establishing a framework that will enable Globalstar, Inc. (Globalstar), the sole MSS licensee in the band, to utilize its 11.5 megahertz of spectrum to deploy a terrestrial low-power network.
United States v. Ahmet H. Okumus; Proposed Final Judgment and Competitive Impact Statement
Document Number: 2017-02024
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Antitrust Division, Department of Justice
Update to the 24 October 2016 Military Freight Traffic Unified Rules Publication (MFTURP) No. 1-New Carrier Performance Standard
Document Number: 2017-02022
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) is providing notice that it's implementing a new carrier performance enterprise standard. SDDC will conduct reviews to monitor and evaluate Transportation Service Providers (TSP) performance nationwide. The enterprise standard will be 90% calculated by comparing shipments to service failures. Complete details of the program were released via an SDDC advisory 22 November 2017 and entered into SDDC's Docketing System for comment. The advisory and docket can be viewed at the following links:
Withdrawal of Notice of Intent for the Environmental Impact Statement Process for the Delta Wetlands Project in San Joaquin and Contra Costa Counties, California.
Document Number: 2017-02021
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), on February 28, 2013, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Sacramento District, initiated the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process to evaluate the effects of the proposed development of two Reservoir Islands (Bacon Island and Webb Tract) and to assist the Corps in deciding whether to approve Delta Wetlands Properties' application under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. On July 25, 2016, the applicant for the proposed project withdrew their application for a Department of the Army Permit. Therefore, the Corps is terminating the EIS process, and is issuing this Notice of Intent to withdraw the February 28, 2013, Notice of Intent to Prepare an SEIS.
Submission of Information Collections for OMB Review; Comment Request; Payment of Premiums; Termination Premium
Document Number: 2017-02018
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is requesting that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extend approval, under the Paperwork Reduction Act, of the collection of information for the termination premium under its regulation on Payment of Premiums (29 CFR part 4007) (OMB control number 1212-0064; expires February 28, 2017), without changes. This notice informs the public of PBGC's request and solicits public comment on the collection of information.
Dominion Virginia Power, North Anna Unit 3
Document Number: 2017-02017
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will convene an evidentiary session to receive testimony and exhibits in the uncontested portion of this proceeding regarding the application of Virginia Electric and Power Company, doing business as Dominion Virginia Power and Old Dominion Electric Power Company (Dominion) for a combined license (COL) to construct and operate an additional unit (Unit 3) at the North Anna site in Louisa County, Virginia. This mandatory hearing will concern safety and environmental matters relating to the requested COL.
Antitrust Division
Document Number: 2017-02016
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Justice
Hearings of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure
Document Number: 2017-02015
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Judicial Conference of the United States, Agencies and Commissions
The following public hearing on proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure has been canceled: Criminal Rules Hearing on February 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. The announcement for this meeting was previously published in 81 FR 52713.
Notice of Public Hearing and Business Meeting February 15 and March 15, 2017
Document Number: 2017-02011
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Delaware River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Regional Innovation Program
Document Number: 2017-02010
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017 (the Memorandum), this action temporarily delays the effective date of the Final Rule entitled ``Regional Innovation Program'' (Final Rule or Rule) published in the Federal Register on January 11, 2017. The Final Rule implements the Regional Innovation Program of the Economic Development Administration (EDA or the Agency), U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and specifically focuses on outlining the regulatory structure of its centerpiece grant program, the Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License
Document Number: 2017-02007
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive patent license in the United States to practice the invention described and claimed in U.S. Patent Number 7,867,589 entitled ``Hybrid Cryogenic Tank Construction and Method of Manufacture thereof;'' U.S. Patent Number 7,641,949 entitled ``Pressure Vessel with Improved Impact resistance and Method of making the same;'' U.S. Patent Number 8,561,829 entitled ``Composite Pressure Vessel including Crack Arresting Barrier;'' U.S. Patent Number 8,297,468 entitled ``Fuel Tank for Liquefied Natural Gas'' and U.S. Patent Number 6,953,129 entitled ``Pressure Vessel with Impact and Fire Resistant and Method of making same'' to Cimarron Composites, having its principal place of business in Huntsville, Alabama (USA). The fields of use may be limited to design and manufacturing of composite tanks and pressure vessels for aerospace and other commercial applications.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey
Document Number: 2017-02004
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Certification of School Attendance or Termination (VA Form 21-8960 & VA Form 21-8960-1)
Document Number: 2017-02003
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
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 21-8960 & 21-8960-1 are used to gather the necessary information to determine continued benefit entitlement to or for a child between the ages of 18 and 23 who is attending school.
Certain Light-Emitting Diode Products and Components Thereof Commission Determination To Grant a Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation on the Basis of a Settlement and License Agreement; Termination of the Investigation in Its Entirety
Document Number: 2017-02002
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to grant a joint motion to terminate the investigation on the basis of a settlement and license agreement filed by complainant Cree, Inc. of Durham, North Carolina (``Cree'') and respondents Feit Electric Company, Inc. of Pico Rivera, California and Feit Electric Company, Inc. of Xiamen, China (collectively, ``Feit''). The investigation is terminated in its entirety.