February 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Washington State Department of Ecology Prohibition of Discharges of Vessel Sewage; Final Affirmative Determination
Document Number: 2017-03353
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Regional Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10, has determined that adequate facilities for the safe and sanitary removal and treatment of sewage from all vessels are reasonably available for all marine waters of Washington State inward from the line between New Dungeness Lighthouse and the Discovery Island Lighthouse to the Canadian border, and fresh waters of Lake Washington, Lake Union, and connecting waters between and to Puget Sound. This notice constitutes EPA's final determination on the petition submitted by the Washington State Department of Ecology on July 21, 2016, pursuant to Section 312(f)(3) of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1322, for a determination that adequate facilities for the safe and sanitary removal and treatment of sewage from all vessels are reasonably available for the waters of Puget Sound. This determination does not itself constitute the designation of a no-discharge zone, rather, the State of Washington may now in its discretion finalize its proposed designation in accordance with state law and take the steps it deems appropriate to implement and enforce the discharge prohibition.
Statutory Requirements for Substantiation of Confidential Business Information (CBI) Claims Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA); Delay of Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-03352
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with the Presidential directive as expressed in the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review'', this action delays until March 21, 2017, the effective date of the Federal Register Notice entitled ``Statutory Requirements for Substantiation of Confidential Business Information (CBI) Claims Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)'', published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2017 (82 FR 6522, FRL-9958-34).
Transportation and Related Equipment Technical Advisory Committee: Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03351
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2017-03350
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2017-03349
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Materials Processing Equipment Technical Advisory Committee: Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03348
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sturgeon Bay, Sturgeon Bay, WI
Document Number: 2017-03346
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating regulation that governs the Bayview (State Route 42/57) Bridge, Mile 3.0, Maple-Oregon Bridge, Mile 4.17, and Michigan Street Bridge, Mile 4.3, all over Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal in Sturgeon Bay, WI, to allow testing of the remote operation equipment for all three drawbridges. The operating schedules are not changing. The three drawbridges will be remotely operated by a single tender throughout the 2017 navigation season with request for comments from all stakeholders on the safety and effectiveness of the remote operation arrangement.
National Sea Grant Advisory Board; Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03345
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Board. Board members will discuss and provide advice on the National Sea Grant College Program (NSGCP) in the areas of program evaluation, strategic planning, education and extension, science and technology programs, and other matters as described in the agenda found on the National Sea Grant College Program Web site at http://seagrant.noaa.gov/WhoWeAre/Leadership/ NationalSeaGrantAdvisoryBoard/UpcomingAdvisoryBoardMeetings.a spx. Time and Dates: The announced meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 6, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, and Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST.
Marine Mammals; File No. 20465
Document Number: 2017-03344
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that the NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) Marine Mammal Laboratory, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Seattle, WA 98115-6349 (Responsible Party: Dr. John Bengtson), has applied in due form for a permit to conduct research on 21 species of marine mammals.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Electronic Visa Update System
Document Number: 2017-03343
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
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: Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS). This is a proposed extension and revision of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with a revision to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Questionnaire and Data Collection Testing, Evaluation, and Research for the Health Resources and Services Administration
Document Number: 2017-03342
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Assessment Exemption for Organic Commodities
Document Number: 2017-03341
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (``AMS'') intention to request an extension for the form currently used by marketers to apply for exemption from market promotion assessments under 23 marketing order programs.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program Regulations-Reporting and Record-Keeping Burden
Document Number: 2017-03340
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This collection is a revision to a currently approved information collection in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Regulations (7 CFR part 246) for the reporting and record-keeping burdens associated with the WIC Program regulations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: Nurse Faculty Loan Program-Revised Program Specific Data Form, OMB No. 0915-0378-Revision
Document Number: 2017-03339
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From Mexico: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2017-03338
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 12, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on seamless refined copper pipe and tube from Mexico. The review covers three producers/exporters of the subject merchandise, GD Affiliates S. de R.L. de C.V. (Golden Dragon), Nacional de Cobre, S.A. de C.V. (Nacobre), and IUSA, S.A. de C.V. (IUSA). The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2014, through October 31, 2015. No interested party submitted comments on the preliminary results. The final results do not differ from the preliminary results.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Eligibility, Certification, and Employment and Training Provisions of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008; Extension of Effective Dates and Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-03337
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Consistent with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, to the heads of executive departments and agencies from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review'', the Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is extending the effective dates and comment period for this rule, which was published January 6, 2017 and implements provisions of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (FCEA) affecting the eligibility, benefits, certification, and employment and training (E&T) requirements for applicant or participant households in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
World Trade Center Health Program; Petition 014-Autoimmune Diseases; Finding of Insufficient Evidence
Document Number: 2017-03336
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
On September 29, 2016, the Administrator of the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program received a petition to add autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions (List). Upon reviewing the information provided by the petitioner, the Administrator has determined that Petition 014 is not substantially different from Petitions 007, 008, 009, 011, and 013, which also requested the addition of autoimmune diseases, including various subtypes. The Administrator has published responses to the five previous petitions in the Federal Register and has determined that Petition 014 does not provide additional evidence of a causal relationship between 9/11 exposures and autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis. Accordingly, the Administrator finds that insufficient evidence exists to request a recommendation of the WTC Health Program Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee (STAC), to publish a proposed rule, or to publish a determination not to publish a proposed rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; The National Health Service Corps and NURSE Corps Interest Capture Form
Document Number: 2017-03335
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Marine Mammals and Endangered Species; File Nos. 15682, 16094, 17845, 19627, 20197, 20452, 20341, and 20658
Document Number: 2017-03334
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that permits and permit amendments have been issued to the following entities: RIN 0648-XA888; Permit No. 15682-01: Mithriel MacKay, Ph.D., 1394 Alameda Ave., Spring Hill, FL 34609; RIN 0648-XA599; Permit No. 16094-04: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Wildlife Conservation, 1255 West 8th Street, Juneau, AK 99811- 5526 (Responsible Party: Robert Small, Ph.D.); RIN 0648-XC599; Permit No. 17845-03: Rachel Cartwright, Ph.D., Keiki Kohola Project, 4945 Coral Way, Oxnard, CA 93035; RIN 0648-XE469; Permit No. 19627: NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center, 75 Virginia Beach Drive, Room 207, Miami, FL 33149 (Responsible Party: Dr. Bonnie Ponwith); RIN 0648-XE684; Permit No. 20197: NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 025433 (Responsible Party: Dr. Jon Hare); RIN 0648-XE773; Permit No. 20341: Craig Matkin, North Gulf Oceanic Society, 3430 Main St., Suite B1, Homer, AK 99603; RIN 0648-XE913; Permit No. 20452: SMRU Consulting North America, LLC, P.O. Box 764, Friday Harbor, WA 98250; RIN 0648-XE915; Permit No. 20658: Joseph Wilson, 1st Augustine's Yard, Gaunts Lane, Bristol, BS1 5DE, United Kingdom;
Endangered Species; File No. 20315
Document Number: 2017-03333
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Kristen Hart, Ph.D., U.S. Geological Survey, 3205 College Ave., Davie, Florida, 33314 has applied in due form for a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), and loggerhead (Caretta caretta) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research.
VA Veteran-Owned Small Business Verification Guidelines
Document Number: 2017-03331
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document implements a portion of the Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006, which requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to verify ownership and control of veteran-owned small businesses (VOSB), including service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB) in order for these firms to participate in VA acquisitions set-aside for SDVOSB/VOSBs. This interim final rule contains a minor revision to require re-verification of SDVOSB/VOSB status only every three years rather than biennially. The purpose of this change is to reduce the administrative burden on SDVOSB/VOSBs regarding participation in VA acquisitions set asides for these types of firms.
Veterans Benefits Administration; Loan Guaranty: Technical Corrections
Document Number: 2017-03329
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
On June 15, 2010, VA published a document in the Federal Register eliminating redundant provisions from its loan guaranty regulations following the implementation of a new electronic reporting system and redesignating the section numbers of these regulations. At that time, VA did not update cross-reference citations to conform to the redesignated sections. A subsequent notice updated some, but not all, cross-reference citations. VA is now updating the remaining non- substantive, cross-reference citations for clarity and accuracy.
Recognition of Tribal Organizations for Representation of VA Claimants; Delay of Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-03328
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' this action delays the effective date of the final rule (``Recognition of Tribal Organizations for Representation of VA Claimants'') published January 19, 2017, from February 21, 2017, until March 21, 2017.
Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03327
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB) will take place.
Cancellation of Notice of Availability of a Draft Detailed Project Report With Integrated Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the Pier 70 Central Basin Continuing Authorities Program Section 107 Navigation Improvement Project at the Port of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2017-03321
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Defense, United States Army Corps of Engineers
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) San Francisco District is canceling the notice of availability issued on February 10, 2017 (82 FR 10346) for the Draft Detailed Project Report with Integrated Environmental Assessment (DPR/EA) and draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed Pier 70 Central Basin Continuing Authorities Program (CAP) Section 107 Navigation Improvement Project in San Francisco, CA. The USACE is postponing the public review and comment period.
Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery; Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2017-03320
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery is an independent Federal advisory committee chartered to provide the Secretary of Defense, through the Secretary of the Army, independent advice and recommendations on Arlington National Cemetery, including, but not limited to cemetery administration, the erection of memorials at the cemetery, and master planning for the cemetery. The Secretary of the Army may act on the Committee's advice and recommendations. The Committee is comprised of no more than nine (9) members. Subject to the approval of the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Army appoints no more than seven (7) of these members. The purpose of this notice is to solicit nominations from a wide range of highly qualified persons to be considered for appointment to the Committee. Nominees may be appointed as members of the Committee and its sub-committees for terms of service ranging from one to four years. This notice solicits nominations to fill Committee membership vacancies that may occur through July 31, 2017. Nominees must be preeminent authorities in their respective fields of interest or expertise.
Fertility Counseling and Treatment for Certain Veterans and Spouses, Correction
Document Number: 2017-03319
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2017, an interim final rulemaking adding a new section authorizing in vitro fertilization (IVF) for a veteran with a service-connected disability that results in the inability of the veteran to procreate without the use of fertility treatment. In addition, we added a new section authorizing VA to provide fertility counseling and treatment using assisted reproductive technologies (ART), including IVF, to a spouse of a veteran with a service-connected disability that results in the inability of the veteran to procreate without the use of fertility treatment. These sections contain an error regarding the expiration date VA's authority to provide health care services. This document corrects the errors and does not make any substantive change to the content of the interim final rule.
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2017-03318
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-03317
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Nurse Faculty Loan Program, Annual Performance Report Financial Data Form
Document Number: 2017-03316
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2017-03313
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
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.
National Coal Council
Document Number: 2017-03312
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the National Coal Council (NCC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Meetings Announcement for the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee Required by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)
Document Number: 2017-03311
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the next two meeting dates for the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (hereafter referred to as ``the Committee'') which will be held in Washington, DC. All meetings will be open to the public.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03310
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a joint public meeting of its Whiting Committee and Advisory Panel to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Q11 Development and Manufacture of Drug Substances-Questions and Answers (Regarding the Selection and Justification of Starting Materials); International Council for Harmonisation; Guidance for Industry; Availability
Document Number: 2017-03309
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance entitled ``Q11 Development and Manufacture of Drug SubstancesQuestions and Answers (regarding the selection and justification of starting materials).'' The draft guidance was prepared under the auspices of the International Council for Harmonisation (ICH), formerly the International Conference on Harmonisation. The draft guidance consists of questions and answers that were developed to clarify the principles for selecting starting materials described in the ICH guidance ``Q11 Development and Manufacture of Drug Substances''. The draft guidance is intended to provide additional clarification and to promote convergence on the considerations for the selection and justification of starting materials. The question-and-answer (Q&A) draft guidance focuses on chemical entity drug substances, and provides recommendation on the information that should be provided in marketing authorization applications and/or Master Files to justify the starting materials.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03308
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Government-Owned Inventions; Availability for Licensing
Document Number: 2017-03306
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The inventions listed below are owned by an agency of the U.S. Government.
Access to Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) for Employees of Certain Indian Tribal Employers
Document Number: 2017-03305
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
This rule delays the effective date of the final rule titled, Access to Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) for Employees of Certain Indian Tribal Employers, published in the Federal Register on December 28, 2016, to a date 60 days from January 20, 2017.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03303
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Brinker Capital Destinations Trust, et al.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2017-03298
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Brinker Capital Destinations Trust, et al.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2017-03297
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-21
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions