Annual Update of Filing Fees, 9128-9129 [2017-02308]

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ACTION: TABLE II—Continued Year Limit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... * * * * * [FR Doc. 2017–02309 Filed 2–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 18 CFR Part 381 [Docket No. RM17–6–000] Annual Update of Filing Fees Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. AGENCY: In accordance with the Commission regulations, the Commission issues this update of its filing fees. This document provides the yearly update using data in the Commission’s Financial System to calculate the new fees. The purpose of updating is to adjust the fees on the basis of the Commission’s costs for Fiscal Year 2016. DATES: Effective Date: March 6, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Raymond D. Johnson Jr., Office of the Executive Director, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 42–66, Washington, DC 20426, 202–502–8402. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Document Availability: In addition to publishing the full text of this document in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested persons an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this document via the Internet through FERC’s Home Page (http://www.ferc.gov) and in FERC’s Public Reference Room during normal business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time) at 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426. From FERC’s Web site on the Internet, this information is available in the eLibrary. The full text of this document is available on eLibrary in PDF and Microsoft Word format for viewing, printing, and/or downloading. To access this document in eLibrary, type the docket number excluding the last three digits of this document in the docket number field and follow other directions on the search page. SUMMARY: 3,900,000 4,000,000 4,100,000 4,200,000 4,300,000 4,400,000 4,500,000 4,550,000 4,650,000 4,750,000 4,850,000 4,900,000 5,000,000 5,100,000 5,250,000 5,400,000 5,550,000 5,600,000 5,700,000 5,750,000 5,850,000 6,000,000 6,100,000 6,200,000 6,300,000 6,400,000 User assistance is available for eLibrary and other aspects of FERC’s Web site during normal business hours. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Annual Update of Filing Fees (January 11, 2017) The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is issuing this document to update filing fees that the Commission assesses for specific services and benefits provided to identifiable beneficiaries. Pursuant to 18 CFR 381.104, the Commission is establishing updated fees on the basis of the Commission’s Fiscal Year 2016 costs. The adjusted fees announced in this document are effective March 6, 2017. The Commission has determined, with the concurrence of the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget, that this final rule is not a major rule within the meaning of section 251 of Subtitle E of Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act, 5 U.S.C. 804(2). The Commission is submitting this final rule to both houses of the United States Congress and to the Comptroller General of the United States. The new fee schedule is as follows: Fees Applicable to the Natural Gas Policy Act 1. Petitions for rate approval pursuant to 18 CFR 284.123(b)(2). (18 CFR 381.403) .................................................................. $ 12,760 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with RULES Fees Applicable to General Activities 1. Petition for issuance of a declaratory order (except under Part I of the Federal Power Act). (18 CFR 381.302(a)) .............. 2. Review of a Department of Energy remedial order: Amount in controversy: $ 0–9,999. (18 CFR 381.303(b)) ..................................................................................................................................... $ 10,000–29,999. (18 CFR 381.303(b)) .......................................................................................................................... $ 30,000 or more. (18 CFR 381.303(a)) ......................................................................................................................... 3. Review of a Department of Energy denial of adjustment: Amount in controversy: $ 0–9,999. (18 CFR 381.304(b)) ..................................................................................................................................... $ 10,000–29,999. (18 CFR 381.304(b)) .......................................................................................................................... $ 30,000 or more. (18 CFR 381.304(a)) ......................................................................................................................... 4. Written legal interpretations by the Office of General Counsel. (18 CFR 381.305(a)) ............................................................ 25,640 100 600 37,430 100 600 19,630 7,350 Fees Applicable to Natural Gas Pipelines 1. Pipeline certificate applications pursuant to 18 CFR 284.224. (18 CFR 381.207(b)) .............................................................. *1,000 Fees Applicable to Cogenerators and Small Power Producers 1. Certification of qualifying status as a small power production facility. (18 CFR 381.505(a)) ................................................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:08 Feb 02, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\03FER1.SGM 03FER1 22,050 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 22 / Friday, February 3, 2017 / Rules and Regulations 2. Certification of qualifying status as a cogeneration facility. (18 CFR 381.505(a)) ................................................................... 9129 24,960 * This fee has not been changed. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION Anton C. Porter, Executive Director. 1. The authority citation for part 381 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 15 U.S.C. 717–717w; 16 U.S.C. 791–828c, 2601–2645; 31 U.S.C. 9701; 42 U.S.C. 7101–7352; 49 U.S.C. 60502; 49 App. U.S.C. 1–85. [Amended] 2. In § 381.302, paragraph (a) is amended by removing ‘‘$ 24,980’’ and adding ‘‘$ 25,640’’ in its place. ■ [Amended] 3. In § 381.303, paragraph (a) is amended by removing ‘‘$ 36,460’’ and adding ‘‘$ 37,430’’ in its place. ■ § 381.304 [Amended] 4. In § 381.304, paragraph (a) is amended by removing ‘‘$ 19,120’’ and adding ‘‘$ 19,630’’ in its place. ■ § 381.305 [Amended] 5. In § 381.305, paragraph (a) is amended by removing ‘‘$ 7,160’’ and adding ‘‘$ 7,350’’ in its place. [Amended] 6. Section 381.403 is amended by removing ‘‘$ 12,430’’ and adding ‘‘$ 12,760’’ in its place. ■ § 381.505 [Amended] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with RULES Section 1502.7 This final rule is effective April 4, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: June B. Brown, 202–233–8882. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1502.8 The rule amends § 1502.9 to revise paragraphs (a), (b), and (c), and to add paragraphs (d) and (e) to read as set forth in the regulatory text. DATES: The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) is revising its regulations on the availability of records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552, to conform to requirements of the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016, Public Law 114–185, and to make minor technical amendments and corrections to the regulations. II. Section-by-Section Analysis In § 1502.1(a) the rule adds ‘‘United States’’ before ‘‘African Development Foundation’’, adds ‘‘(FOIA)’’ after ‘‘Freedom of Information Act’’, and otherwise revises the section to read as set forth in the regulatory text. In § 1502.1(c) the rule removes ‘‘Director of Administration and Finance (A&F)’’ and adds in its place ‘‘Chief FOIA Officer’’. Section 1502.2 7. In § 381.505, paragraph (a) is amended by removing ‘‘$ 21,480’’ and adding ‘‘$ 22,050’’ in its place and by removing ‘‘$ 24,310’’ and adding ‘‘$ 24,960’’ in its place. ■ [FR Doc. 2017–02308 Filed 2–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P In § 1502.2(b) the rule adds ‘‘United States’’ before ‘‘African Development Foundation’’. Section 1502.3 The rule revises § 1502.3 to read as set forth in the regulatory text. Section 1502.4 In § 1502.4 the rule revises paragraphs (a) and (c), and in paragraph (b) removes the sentence: ‘‘Blanket requests or requests for ‘the entire file of’ or ‘all VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:08 Feb 02, 2017 Jkt 241001 The rule revises the first sentence of § 1502.6 to read as set forth in the regulatory text. The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) is revising its regulations on the availability of records in accordance with the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016, Public Law 114–185, and to make minor technical amendments and corrections. SUMMARY: Section 1502.1 ■ § 381.403 Section 1502.6 U.S. African Development Foundation. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: I. Background PART 381—FEES § 381.303 Section § 1502.5 is revised as set forth in the regulatory text. Availability of Records In consideration of the foregoing, the Commission amends part 381, chapter I, title 18, Code of Federal Regulations, as set forth below. § 381.302 Section 1502.5 RIN 3005–AA01 Electric power plants, Electric utilities, Natural gas, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. matters relating to’ a specified subject will not be accepted.’’ 22 CFR Part 1502 List of Subjects in 18 CFR Part 381 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 The rule amends § 1502.7 to add a new paragraph (a), to remove paragraph (c), to redesignate paragraphs (a) and (b) as paragraphs (b) and (c), and to revise paragraphs (b), (c)(2), (c)(3) and (c)(4) set forth in the regulatory text. The rule revises § 1502.8 to read as set forth in the regulatory text. Section 1502.9 III. Matters of Regulatory Procedure Executive Order 12866 The regulations have been determined to be non-significant within the meaning of Executive Order 12866. Regulatory Flexibility Act The USADF President, in accordance with the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 605(b), has reviewed the regulations and by approving them certifies that they will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. The regulations pertain to the availability of USADF records under the Freedom of Information Act. Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 These regulations will not result in the expenditure by State, local, and tribal governments, in the aggregate, or by the private sector, of $100,000,000 or more in any one year, and they will not significantly or uniquely affect small governments. Therefore, no actions were deemed necessary under the provisions of the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995. List of Subjects in 22 CFR Part 1502 Freedom of information. E:\FR\FM\03FER1.SGM 03FER1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 22 (Friday, February 3, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

18 CFR Part 381

[Docket No. RM17-6-000]


Annual Update of Filing Fees

AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Final rule; annual update of Commission filing fees.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Commission regulations, the Commission 
issues this update of its filing fees. This document provides the 
yearly update using data in the Commission's Financial System to 
calculate the new fees. The purpose of updating is to adjust the fees 
on the basis of the Commission's costs for Fiscal Year 2016.

DATES: Effective Date: March 6, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Raymond D. Johnson Jr., Office of the 
Executive Director, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First 
Street NE., Room 42-66, Washington, DC 20426, 202-502-8402.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Document Availability: In addition to 
publishing the full text of this document in the Federal Register, the 
Commission provides all interested persons an opportunity to view and/
or print the contents of this document via the Internet through FERC's 
Home Page (http://www.ferc.gov) and in FERC's Public Reference Room 
during normal business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time) at 
888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426.
    From FERC's Web site on the Internet, this information is available 
in the eLibrary. The full text of this document is available on 
eLibrary in PDF and Microsoft Word format for viewing, printing, and/or 
downloading. To access this document in eLibrary, type the docket 
number excluding the last three digits of this document in the docket 
number field and follow other directions on the search page.
    User assistance is available for eLibrary and other aspects of 
FERC's Web site during normal business hours. For assistance, contact 
FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 
208-3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.

Annual Update of Filing Fees

(January 11, 2017)

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is issuing 
this document to update filing fees that the Commission assesses for 
specific services and benefits provided to identifiable beneficiaries. 
Pursuant to 18 CFR 381.104, the Commission is establishing updated fees 
on the basis of the Commission's Fiscal Year 2016 costs. The adjusted 
fees announced in this document are effective March 6, 2017. The 
Commission has determined, with the concurrence of the Administrator of 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of 
Management and Budget, that this final rule is not a major rule within 
the meaning of section 251 of Subtitle E of Small Business Regulatory 
Enforcement Fairness Act, 5 U.S.C. 804(2). The Commission is submitting 
this final rule to both houses of the United States Congress and to the 
Comptroller General of the United States.
    The new fee schedule is as follows:

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              Fees Applicable to the Natural Gas Policy Act
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1. Petitions for rate approval pursuant to 18 CFR               $ 12,760
 284.123(b)(2). (18 CFR 381.403).....................
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                  Fees Applicable to General Activities
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1. Petition for issuance of a declaratory order                   25,640
 (except under Part I of the Federal Power Act). (18
 CFR 381.302(a)).....................................
2. Review of a Department of Energy remedial order:
    Amount in controversy:
        $ 0-9,999. (18 CFR 381.303(b))...............                100
        $ 10,000-29,999. (18 CFR 381.303(b)).........                600
        $ 30,000 or more. (18 CFR 381.303(a))........             37,430
3. Review of a Department of Energy denial of
 adjustment:
    Amount in controversy:
        $ 0-9,999. (18 CFR 381.304(b))...............                100
        $ 10,000-29,999. (18 CFR 381.304(b)).........                600
        $ 30,000 or more. (18 CFR 381.304(a))........             19,630
4. Written legal interpretations by the Office of                  7,350
 General Counsel. (18 CFR 381.305(a))................
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                Fees Applicable to Natural Gas Pipelines
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1. Pipeline certificate applications pursuant to 18               *1,000
 CFR 284.224. (18 CFR 381.207(b))....................
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        Fees Applicable to Cogenerators and Small Power Producers
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1. Certification of qualifying status as a small                  22,050
 power production facility. (18 CFR 381.505(a))......

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2. Certification of qualifying status as a                        24,960
 cogeneration facility. (18 CFR 381.505(a))..........
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* This fee has not been changed.

List of Subjects in 18 CFR Part 381

    Electric power plants, Electric utilities, Natural gas, Reporting 
and recordkeeping requirements.

Anton C. Porter,
Executive Director.

    In consideration of the foregoing, the Commission amends part 381, 
chapter I, title 18, Code of Federal Regulations, as set forth below.

PART 381--FEES

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1. The authority citation for part 381 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 15 U.S.C. 717-717w; 16 U.S.C. 791-828c, 2601-2645; 31 
U.S.C. 9701; 42 U.S.C. 7101-7352; 49 U.S.C. 60502; 49 App. U.S.C. 1-
85.


Sec.  381.302  [Amended]

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2. In Sec.  381.302, paragraph (a) is amended by removing ``$ 24,980'' 
and adding ``$ 25,640'' in its place.


Sec.  381.303  [Amended]

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3. In Sec.  381.303, paragraph (a) is amended by removing ``$ 36,460'' 
and adding ``$ 37,430'' in its place.


Sec.  381.304  [Amended]

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4. In Sec.  381.304, paragraph (a) is amended by removing ``$ 19,120'' 
and adding ``$ 19,630'' in its place.


Sec.  381.305  [Amended]

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5. In Sec.  381.305, paragraph (a) is amended by removing ``$ 7,160'' 
and adding ``$ 7,350'' in its place.


Sec.  381.403  [Amended]

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6. Section 381.403 is amended by removing ``$ 12,430'' and adding ``$ 
12,760'' in its place.


Sec.  381.505  [Amended]

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7. In Sec.  381.505, paragraph (a) is amended by removing ``$ 21,480'' 
and adding ``$ 22,050'' in its place and by removing ``$ 24,310'' and 
adding ``$ 24,960'' in its place.

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