February 13, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-02-13-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-02-13
Sunshine Act Meeting; National Science Board
Document Number: 2017-02968
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Open Meeting of the President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa
Document Number: 2017-02956
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (Council) will hold a meeting via teleconference to deliberate and vote on the adoption of a letter outlining the Council's priority recommendations to the President. The final agenda will be posted at least one week in advance of the meeting on the Council's Web site at http://trade.gov/pac-dbia.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02938
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02923
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2017-02918
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), notice is hereby given of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board's (Board) public business meeting described below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension, Without Change, of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request; OMB Control No. 1653-0021
Document Number: 2017-02902
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel SATORI; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-02901
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel CLUB M. SEA; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-02897
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Sarasota, FL
Document Number: 2017-02896
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule of four bridges across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway; Stickney Point, mile 68.6, Siesta Drive, mile 71.6, Cortez, mile, 87.4 and Anna Maria, mile 89.2, Drawbridges, Sarasota, FL. The request was made to the Coast Guard to change the operation of four drawbridges due to an increase in vehicle traffic throughout these areas at all times of the year. This proposed rulemaking would change the bridges' operating schedule from a three times an hour opening schedule to a twice an hour opening schedule throughout the year.
Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment
Document Number: 2017-02894
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment will hold its next meeting at the time and location listed below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-02893
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``The Re-Engineered Visit for Primary Care (AHRQ REV).'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection.
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2017-02892
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Document Number: 2017-02891
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.- China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ``the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of China.'' Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on February 23, 2017 on ``China's Advanced Weapons.''
Alaska; Subsistence Collections
Document Number: 2017-02890
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with a January 20, 2017, memorandum of the Chief of Staff for the White House, we, the National Park Service, are delaying the effective date of a rule we published on January 12, 2017.
Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02889
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council's (Council) District Advisory Panels (DAPs) for Puerto Rico, St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John, USVI, will hold a joint meeting.
Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02888
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 54 assessment process of HMS Sandbar Shark will consist of a series of assessment webinars. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Workforce Information Grants to States
Document Number: 2017-02887
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ``Workforce Information Grants to States,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Formaldehyde Standard
Document Number: 2017-02886
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Formaldehyde Standard,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Preparation of Environmental Reports for Nuclear Power Stations
Document Number: 2017-02885
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-4026, ``Preparation of Environmental Reports for Nuclear Power Stations.'' This proposed guide, revision 3, provides general guidance to applicants for the format and content of environmental reports (ERs) that are submitted as part of an application for a permit, license, or other authorization to site, construct, and/or operate a nuclear power plant.
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2017-02884
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
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.
Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Initial Review
Document Number: 2017-02880
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Document Number: 2017-02879
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health: Notice of Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2017-02878
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Passenger Equipment Safety Standards; Standards for Alternative Compliance and High-Speed Trainsets
Document Number: 2017-02877
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
On December 6, 2016, FRA published an NPRM proposing to amend its regulations on passenger equipment safety standards. By this document, FRA is reopening the NPRM's comment period, which closed February 6, 2017.
System Safety Program
Document Number: 2017-02876
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
On August 12, 2016, FRA published a final rule requiring commuter and intercity passenger railroads to develop and implement a system safety program (SSP) to improve the safety of their operations. See 81 FR 53850. In this document we are issuing a stay of those requirements until March 21, 2017.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Transportation Entry and Manifest of Goods Subject to CBP Inspection and Permit
Document Number: 2017-02875
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Transportation Entry and Manifest of Goods Subject to CBP Inspection and Permit. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Commercial Invoice
Document Number: 2017-02874
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Commercial Invoice. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity Through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006
Document Number: 2017-02873
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006 (Haiti HOPE Act). CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-02872
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Plant Pest Regulations; Update of Provisions
Document Number: 2017-02871
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are extending the comment period for our proposed rule that would revise our regulations regarding the movement of plant pests to propose criteria regarding the movement and environmental release of biological control organisms, and to establish regulations to allow the importation and movement in interstate commerce of certain types of plant pests without restriction by granting exceptions from permitting requirements for those pests. The proposal would also revise our regulations regarding the movement of soil. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments.
Notice of Availability of Proposed Changes to the National Poultry Improvement Plan Program Standards
Document Number: 2017-02870
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are advising the public that proposed changes to the National Poultry Improvement Plan Program Standards are available for review and comment.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2017-02869
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with December anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Notice of Request for Reinstatement of an Information Collection; Federal Plant Pest and Noxious Weeds Regulations
Document Number: 2017-02868
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request the reinstatement of an information collection associated with the Federal plant pest and noxious weeds regulations.
Request for Comments on Review of Accrediting Agencies
Document Number: 2017-02867
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Education
This notice provides information to members of the public on submitting written comments for accrediting agencies currently undergoing review for purposes of recognition by the U.S. Secretary of Education. This solicitation of third-party comments concerning the performance of accrediting agencies under review by the Secretary is required by the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended.
Initiatives To Address Gas Accumulation Following Generic Letter 2008-01
Document Number: 2017-02866
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is seeking public comment on a draft regulatory issue summary (RIS) setting forth a licensee's responsibility for ensuring systems remain operable with respect to the accumulation of gas, regardless of whether the licensee chooses to voluntarily implement two industry initiatives to address weaknesses in the management of gas accumulation.
Comprehensive Vibration Assessment Program for Reactor Internals During Preoperational and Startup Testing
Document Number: 2017-02864
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 4 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.20, ``Comprehensive Vibration Assessment Program for Reactor Internals During Preoperational and Startup Testing.'' This RG describes methods and procedures that the NRC staff considers acceptable when developing a comprehensive vibration assessment program for reactor internals during preoperational and startup testing.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: Maker/STEM Education Support for 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Evaluation
Document Number: 2017-02862
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: The National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This pre-clearance consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. By this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments concerning a proposed survey to collect information to monitor the use, expectations of and satisfaction with the quality of Maker/STEM program implementation at 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) and associated outcomes. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Environmental Impact Statement: Evansville, IN, and Henderson, KY
Document Number: 2017-02861
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), will be prepared for the proposed I-69 Corridor in the Evansville, Indiana and Henderson, Kentucky area. This Notice of Intent (NOI) represents a revision to the original NOI that was issued for the project on May 10, 2001 (66 FR 23966 May 10, 2001). Under the original NOI, a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was completed in 2004 but the project was subsequently suspended in 2005. This NOI reinitiates the NEPA process for the project.
National Performance Management Measures; Assessing Pavement Condition for the National Highway Performance Program and Bridge Condition for the National Highway Performance Program; National Performance Management Measures; Assessing Performance of the National Highway System, Freight Movement on the Interstate System, and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program
Document Number: 2017-02860
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
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 Department delays the effective dates of the following regulations until March 21, 2017: National Performance Management Measures; Assessing Pavement Condition for the National Highway Performance program and Bridge Condition for the National Highway Performance Program, RIN 2125-AF53; and National Performance Management measures; Assessing Performance of the National Highway System, Freight Movement on the Interstate System, and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program, RIN 2125-AF54.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-02857
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Notice and Request for Comments-LSC Merger of Service Areas in New Jersey
Document Number: 2017-02855
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) proposes to merge the two service areas that cover the seven counties of the southern region of New Jersey and two counties of the mid-eastern region of the state. Grants for these individual service areas have been awarded to South Jersey Legal Services (SJLS) since 2015. LSC proposes to merge the two service areas into one service area and to award one grant for the new combined service area. Doing so will harmonize the grant structure with the current delivery model.
Information Collection Request Submission for OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-02854
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
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 60 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.
Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Open Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02851
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of State
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-02848
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health