February 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Bureau of International Labor Affairs; National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of U.S. Free Trade Agreements
Document Number: 2017-03759
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation (NAALC), and the Labor Chapters of U.S. Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), the Secretary of Labor has determined that the renewal of the charter of the National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of U.S. Free Trade Agreements (NAC) is necessary and in the public interest and will provide information that cannot be obtained from other sources. The committee shall provide its views to the Secretary of Labor through the Bureau of International Labor Affairs of the U.S. Department of Labor, which is the point of contact for the NAALC and the Labor Chapters of U.S. FTAs. The committee shall comprise twelve members, four representing the labor community, four representing the business community, and four representing the public.
Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03758
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance 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 of 1995 (PRA95). This 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. Currently, the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Request for Information on Earnings, Dual Benefits, Dependents and Third Party Settlement (CA-1032). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice.
Special Local Regulation; Tred Avon River, Between Bellevue, MD and Oxford, MD
Document Number: 2017-03757
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations for certain waters of the Tred Avon River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters located between Bellevue, MD and Oxford, MD during a swim event on June 10, 2017. If necessary, due to inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled to June 11, 2017. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Open Commission Meeting, Thursday, February 23, 2017
Document Number: 2017-03756
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission will consider a Report and Order adopting rules to provide ongoing support targeted to preserve and advance high-speed mobile broadband and voice service in high-cost areas that the marketplace does not otherwise serve. 2..................... Wireline Competition. Title: Connect America Fund (WC Docket No. 10- 90); ETC Annual Reports and Certifications (WC Docket No. 14-58). Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Order on Reconsideration that (1) resolves a number of issues raised in the Phase II Auction Order FNPRM, including the adoption of weights to compare bids among service performance and latency tiers, and (2) considers several petitions for reconsideration for decisions made in the Phase II Auction Order. 3..................... Media and Office of Title: Authorizing Engineering & Permissive Use of the Technology. ``Next Generation'' Broadcast Television Standard (GN Docket No. 16-142). Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes to let television broadcasters use the ``Next Generation'' broadcast television transmission standard associated with recent work of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC 3.0) on a voluntary, market-driven basis. 4..................... Media................ Title: Revitalization of the AM Radio Service (MB Docket No. 13-249). Summary: The Commission will consider a Second Report and Order that would relax the siting rule for an FM fill-in translator rebroadcasting an AM broadcast station. 5..................... Consumer & Title: Small Business Governmental Affairs. Exemption From Open Internet Enhanced Transparency Requirements (GN Docket No. 14-28). Summary: The Commission will consider an Order granting a five-year waiver to broadband Internet access service providers with 250,000 or fewer broadband connections from the enhanced reporting requirements adopted in the 2015 Title II Order. 6..................... Wireline Competiton.. Title: Comprehensive Review of the Part 32 Uniform System of Accounts (WC Docket No. 14-130). Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order that would streamline and eliminate outdated accounting rules no longer needed to fulfill the Commission's statutory or regulatory duties.
Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2017-03755
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
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.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2017-03754
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
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.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2017-03753
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
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.
Marine Radio Equipment and Related Matters
Document Number: 2017-03752
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved, for a period of three years, information collection requirements adopted in the Commission's Report and Order, FCC 16-119. This document is consistent with the Report and Order, which stated that the Commission would publish a document in the Federal Register announcing OMB approval and the effective date of the rules.
Current State and Further Development of Animal Models of Serious Infections Caused by Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Public Workshop
Document Number: 2017-03751
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop regarding the current state and further development of animal models for serious infections caused by Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. FDA is conducting this workshop in order to facilitate the development of narrow-spectrum antibacterial drugs, such as those that are active against only a single species of bacteria that may not occur frequently. This public workshop is intended to provide information for and gain perspective from health care providers, other U.S. Government Agencies, academic experts, contract research organizations, and industry on various aspects of development efforts pertaining to animal models of serious infections. The input from this public workshop will also help FDA in developing topics for future discussion.
Data Collection Available for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-03750
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Small Business Administration (SBA) intends to request approval, from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of information described below. The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35 requires federal agencies to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information before submission to OMB, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice complies with that requirement.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03749
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Crawler, Locomotive, and Truck Cranes Standard for General Industry
Document Number: 2017-03746
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
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, ``Crawler, Locomotive, and Truck Cranes Standard for General Industry,'' 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). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Committee Management; Notice of Reestablishment
Document Number: 2017-03745
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) Inviting Applications for Financial Assistance (FA) Awards or Technical Assistance (TA) Grants Under the Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Funding Round
Document Number: 2017-03744
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Through the NACA Program, the CDFI Fund provides (i) FA awards of up to $1 million to Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) serving Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian populations or Native American areas defined as Federally-designated reservations, Hawaiian homelands, Alaska Native Villages and U.S. Census Bureau-designated Tribal Statistical Areas (collectively, ``Native Communities'') to build their financial capacity to lend to their Target Markets, and (ii) TA grants of up to $150,000 to build Certified, Certifiable, and Emerging CDFIs' organizational capacity to serve their Target Markets and Sponsoring Entities ability to create Certified CDFIs that serve Native Communities. All awards provided through this NOFA are subject to funding availability.
Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) Inviting Applications for Financial Assistance (FA) Awards or Technical Assistance (TA) Grants Under the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Funding Round
Document Number: 2017-03743
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Through the CDFI Program, the CDFI Fund provides (i) FA awards of up to $2 million to Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to build their financial capacity to lend to their Target Markets, and (ii) TA grants of up to $125,000 to build Certified, Certifiable, and Emerging CDFIs' organizational capacity to serve their Target Markets. All awards provided through this NOFA are subject to funding availability.
Morgan Stanley ETF Trust, et al.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2017-03742
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The RBB Fund, Inc. and Altair Advisers LLC; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2017-03741
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Airworthiness Directives; Rolls-Royce plc Turbofan Engines
Document Number: 2017-03739
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Rolls-Royce plc (RR) Trent 1000-A, Trent 1000-C, Trent 1000-D, Trent 1000-E, Trent 1000-G, and Trent 1000-H turbofan engines. This AD requires initial and repetitive inspections of affected high-pressure turbine (HPT) blades for cracks. This AD was prompted by high engine vibration due to HPT blade deterioration resulting in operational disruptions. We are issuing this AD to correct the unsafe condition on these products.
Draft Chapter: Analysis of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers on Filters by Transmission Electron Microscopy; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-03738
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announces the availability of a draft chapter to be published in the NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods entitled, ``Analysis of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers on Filters by Transmission Electron Microscopy,'' for public comment. The document and instructions for submitting comments can be found at www.regulations.gov.
Personal Protective Equipment Information (PPE-Info) Database
Document Number: 2017-03737
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announces the availability of a draft web-based database entitled PPE-Info for public comment. To view the notice and related materials, visit www.regulations.gov and enter CDC-2017-0001 in the search field and click ``Search.''
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2017-03736
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before January 28, 2017, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2017-03735
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before February 4, 2017, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2017-03734
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before January 14, 2017, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-03733
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2017-03726
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before January 21, 2017, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03725
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NARA proposes to request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of approval to use the information collection described in this notice, which is the application organizations submit to a Presidential library to request use of space in the library for a privately sponsored activity. We invite you to comment on this proposed information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03724
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NARA has submitted to OMB for approval the information collections described in this notice. We invite you to comment on them.
Address Quality Census Measurement and Assessment Process
Document Number: 2017-03723
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising its pending proposal to amend Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]), to introduce a newly proposed measurement and assessment procedure for evaluating address quality for mailers who enter eligible letter- and flat-size pieces of First-Class Mail[supreg] (FCM) and USPS Marketing MailTM (formerly Standard Mail[supreg]) that meet the requirements for Basic or Full-Service mailings. In addition, the Postal Service is proposing to extend free Address Change Service (ACSTM) to mailers who enter qualifying mailpieces.
Calendar of Upcoming Trade Missions
Document Number: 2017-03722
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
World War One Centennial Commission; Notification of Change to Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03721
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of this meeting is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2). This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the March 22, 2017 meeting of the World War One Centennial Commission (the Commission). The meeting is open to the public via telephone, first come, first served.
National Human Genome Research Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03717
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03716
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Sweet Onions Grown in the Walla Walla Valley of Southeast Washington and Northeast Oregon; Decreased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2017-03714
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule implements a recommendation from the Walla Walla Sweet Onion Marketing Committee (Committee) for a decrease in the assessment rate established for the 2017 and subsequent fiscal periods from $0.22 to $0.10 per 50-pound bag or equivalent of sweet onions handled. The Committee locally administers the marketing order and is comprised of producers and handlers of sweet onions operating within the area of production along with one public member. Assessments upon sweet onion handlers are used by the Committee to fund reasonable and necessary expenses of the program. The fiscal period begins January 1 and ends December 31. The assessment rate will remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.
Motorcyclist Advisory Council to the Federal Highway Administration
Document Number: 2017-03711
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is announcing the extension of the deadline for nomination applications for the Motorcyclist Advisory Council (MAC) until March 23, 2017.
Cotton Research and Promotion Program: Request for Comments To Be Used in a Review of 1990 Amendments to the Cotton Research and Promotion Act
Document Number: 2017-03709
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
As provided for by the Cotton Research and Promotion Act Amendments of 1990, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing its intention to conduct a review to ascertain whether a referendum is needed to determine whether producers and importers favor continuation of amendments to the Cotton Research and Promotion Order (Order). This notice invites all interested parties to submit written comments to the Department of Agriculture (USDA). USDA will consider these comments in determining whether a referendum is warranted.
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03708
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03707
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03706
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03705
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03704
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03703
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medicine; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03702
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medicine; Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03701
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medicine; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03700
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medicine; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03699
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health