February 14, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-02-14-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-02-14
Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety
Document Number: 2017-03118
Type: Executive Order
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Justice
Document Number: 2017-03116
Type: Executive Order
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Preventing Violence Against Federal, State, Tribal, and Local Law Enforcement Officers
Document Number: 2017-03115
Type: Executive Order
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 610 in the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2017-03039
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 610 in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the A season allowance of the 2017 total allowable catch of pollock for Statistical Area 610 in the GOA.
Sunshine Notice-March 8, 2017 Public Hearing
Document Number: 2017-03011
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03006
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Region; 2017 Commercial Run-Around Gillnet Closure
Document Number: 2017-02969
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements an accountability measure (AM) through this temporary rule for commercial harvest of king mackerel in the Florida west coast southern subzone of the eastern zone of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) exclusive economic zone (EEZ) using run-around gillnet gear. NMFS has determined that the commercial annual catch limit (ACL, equivalent to the commercial quota) for king mackerel using run-around gillnet gear in the Florida west coast southern subzone of the Gulf EEZ will be reached by February 10, 2017. Therefore, NMFS closes the Florida west coast southern subzone to commercial king mackerel fishing using run-around gillnet gear in the Gulf EEZ. This closure is necessary to protect the Gulf king mackerel resource.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2017-02964
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collections. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-02963
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-02962
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-02961
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Radiologically Controlled Area Ventilation System Design Changes
Document Number: 2017-02960
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment No. 57 to Combined Licenses (COLs), NPF-91 and NPF- 92. The COLs were issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, Authority of Georgia, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (the licensee); for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Station, Units 3 and 4; Fire Pump Head and Diesel Fuel Day Tank Changes
Document Number: 2017-02959
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment No. 58 to Combined Licenses (COL), NPF-91 and NPF-92. The COLs were issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, Authority of Georgia, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (the licensee); for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Relocation of Air Cooled Chiller Pump 3, VWS-MP-03
Document Number: 2017-02958
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment No. 64 to Combined Licenses (COL), NPF-91 and NPF-92. The COLs were issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, Authority of Georgia, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (the licensee); for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Special Local Regulation; Chesapeake Bay, Between Sandy Point and Kent Island, MD
Document Number: 2017-02957
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations for certain waters of the Chesapeake Bay. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located between Sandy Point, Anne Arundel County, MD and Kent Island, Queen Anne's County, MD, during a paddling event on April 29, 2017. In the case of inclement weather, the paddling event is scheduled for April 30, 2017. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Delegation of Authority Concerning Mutual Legal Assistance
Document Number: 2017-02955
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General
The Attorney General has delegated to the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, with certain restrictions, the authority to perform the functions of the ``Central Authority'' or ``Competent Authority'' under treaties and executive agreements between the United States and other countries on mutual assistance in criminal matters that designate the Attorney General or the Department of Justice as such authority. The Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division is authorized to re-delegate this authority to the Deputy Assistant Attorneys General and to the Director and Deputy Directors of the Office of International Affairs (OIA). This final rule will expand the scope of persons to whom this authority may be re- delegated to include OIA's Associate Directors.
Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2017-02954
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2017-02953
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-02952
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Basin Electric Power Cooperative; Notice of Petition for Partial Waiver
Document Number: 2017-02948
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Northern States Power Company, Minnesota; Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-02946
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Virginia Electric and Power Company; Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-02945
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Agency Operations in the Absence of a Quorum; Order Delegating Further Authority to Staff in Absence of Quorum
Document Number: 2017-02943
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Information Collection Request; Submission for OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-02942
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
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 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-02941
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From China
Document Number: 2017-02940
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Preventing Undeclared Allergens: A Strategic Approach To Reducing Recalls
Document Number: 2017-02939
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), with participation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), international partners, and academic institutions, is hosting a public meeting to discuss the prevention of undeclared allergens in FSIS-regulated product. Specifically, the meeting will address the continued occurrence of product recalls due to undeclared allergens and best practices for preventing the presence of undeclared allergens in FSIS-regulated products. Topics will focus on FSIS policy and enforcement regarding undeclared allergens, labeling compliance, best practices for prevention, and emerging issues. Industry and interested individuals, organizations, and other stakeholders are invited to participate in the meeting and comment on these topics.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Condominium Project Approval Document Collection
Document Number: 2017-02936
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement: Diesel Outboard Engine Development
Document Number: 2017-02935
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces its intent to enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Mack Boring & Parts Co (hence forth referred to as Mack) to evaluate and test the advantages, disadvantages, required technology enhancements, performance, costs, and other issues associated with diesel outboard engine technology. A test schedule has been proposed in which Mack will provide and install two of their diesel outboard engines onto a selected Coast Guard boat platform; the Coast Guard Research and Development Center (R&D Center) will outfit the platform with the necessary instrumentation to monitor power, speed, and fuel consumption; and a Coast Guard field unit will operate the boat for performance testing over a six-month period to collect information on reliability, maintenance requirements, and availability data. While the Coast Guard is currently considering partnering with Mack the agency is soliciting public comment on the possible nature of and participation of other parties in the proposed CRADA. In addition, the Coast Guard also invites other potential non-Federal participants to propose similar CRADAs.
Safety and Security Zones; New York Marine Inspection and Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2017-02934
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is reopening the comment period for the Advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) it published on November 3, 2016, regarding the modification of the security zone between Liberty State Park and Ellis Island. In response to public requests, the Coast Guard is extending the comment period until April 17, 2017.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-02933
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-02932
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission is publishing this notice to announce that the Chair of the Commission, with the concurrence of the other Commissioners, has approved the renewal of the Securities and Exchange Commission Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee.
Federal Advisory Committee Act; Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-02931
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) announces its intent to establish a Federal Advisory Committee, known as the ``Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee'' (hereinafter ``the Committee'').
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02930
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of the Advisory Panel Selection Committee (Closed Session); Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee; Protected Resources Committee; Spiny Lobster Committee; Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee; Dolphin Wahoo Committee; Snapper Grouper Committee; Mackerel Cobia Committee; Citizen Science Committee; and Executive Finance Committee. There will also be a meeting of the full Council. The Council will take action as necessary. The Council will also hold a formal public comment session.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing Project in New York
Document Number: 2017-02929
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces action taken by the FHWA that relate to the Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing (New NY Bridge) Project located in Rockland and Westchester Counties, New York.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2017-02928
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans, that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, on State Route 29, in the County of Lake, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2017-02927
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee. The Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee provides advice and makes recommendations on matters relating to the safe and secure marine transportation of hazardous materials insofar as they relate to matters within the United States Coast Guard's jurisdiction.
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Requiring the Filing of Transition Progress Reports by Stations That Are Not Eligible for Reimbursement From the TV Broadcast Relocation Fund
Document Number: 2017-02926
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission seeks comment on a proposed Transition Progress Report (FCC Form 2100 Schedule 387 (Transition Progress Report)) and proposed filing requirements for periodic progress reports by full power and Class A television stations that are not eligible to receive payment of relocation expenses from the TV Broadcast Relocation Fund in connection with their being assigned to a new channel through the Incentive Auction. The Commission tentatively concludes that this mechanism is needed to help the Commission, broadcasters, those involved in construction of broadcast facilities, other interested parties, and the public to monitor the construction of the stations that are not eligible for reimbursement.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2017-02925
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number.
Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2017-02924
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The Commission may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Suspension of Deportation or Special Rule Cancellation of Removal (Pursuant to Section 203 of Public Law 105-100, NACARA), Form I-881; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2017-02922
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting 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. The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on October 17, 2016, at 81 FR 71520, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did receive three comments in connection with the 60-day notice.
Meeting of National Council on the Humanities
Document Number: 2017-02920
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, National Endowment for the Humanities
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the National Council on the Humanities will meet to advise the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) with respect to policies, programs and procedures for carrying out his functions; to review applications for financial assistance under the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965 and make recommendations thereon to the Chairman; and to consider gifts offered to NEH and make recommendations thereon to the Chairman.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Iowa Advisory Committee for an Orientation Meeting and To Discuss Civil Rights Topics in the State
Document Number: 2017-02919
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Iowa Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. CST for the purpose of committee orientation and a discussion on civil rights topics affecting the state.