May 3, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-05-03-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-05-03
Implementing an America-First Offshore Energy Strategy
Document Number: 2017-09087
Type: Executive Order
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Establishment of the American Technology Council
Document Number: 2017-09083
Type: Executive Order
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Loyalty Day, 2017
Document Number: 2017-09082
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Small Business Week, 2017
Document Number: 2017-09079
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Executive Office of the President
National Charter Schools Week, 2017
Document Number: 2017-09078
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Older Americans Month, 2017
Document Number: 2017-09077
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Executive Office of the President
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, 2017
Document Number: 2017-09076
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Executive Office of the President
National Foster Care Month, 2017
Document Number: 2017-09075
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Jewish American Heritage Month, 2017
Document Number: 2017-09074
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2017
Document Number: 2017-09073
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2017-08996
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (Board) published a notice in the Federal Register of April 24, 2017 concerning a public business meeting on May 11, 2017, at the Board's headquarters located at 625 Indiana Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20004-2901. The Board supplements that notice by providing specific information for how the public may participate in the meeting.
Farm Credit Administration Board; Sunshine Act; Regular Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08991
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Farm Credit Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Government in the Sunshine Act, of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit Administration Board (Board).
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08974
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Aluminum Foil From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Extension of Time for Public Comment Regarding Status of the People's Republic of China as a Nonmarket Economy Country Under the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws
Document Number: 2017-08966
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests for additional time, the Department of Commerce (Department) is extending the closing deadline for submitting comments to a request for public comment and information entitled Certain Aluminum Foil From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Initiation of Inquiry Into the Status of the People's Republic of China as a Nonmarket Economy Country Under the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws, 82 FR 16162 (April 3, 2017). In the request for public comment and information, and as part of the less-than-fair-value investigation of certain aluminum foil from the People's Republic of China (PRC), the Department is seeking broad input from the public regarding whether the PRC should continue to be treated as a nonmarket economy (NME) country under the antidumping and countervailing duty laws. The Department is seeking public comment and information with respect to the factors to be considered under the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).
Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2017-08954
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2017-08950
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Education (the Department) publishes this notice of a modified system of records entitled ``Department of Education Federal Docket Management System (EDFDMS) (18-09-05).'' EDFDMS contains individually identifying information voluntarily provided by individuals who submit public comments on the Department's rulemaking documents that are in the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS). FDMS is an interagency system that allows the public to search, view, download, and comment on Federal agency rulemaking documents through a single online system. The public accesses the FDMS Web portal at http://www.regulations.gov.
Government-Industry Advisory Panel; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08949
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Government-Industry Advisory Panel. This meeting is open to the public.
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2017-08948
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing 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 Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08947
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08946
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Training, Qualification, and Oversight for Safety-Related Railroad Employees
Document Number: 2017-08944
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This document delays the implementation dates in the final rule published November 7, 2014, because model training program developers alerted FRA they will not be able to timely produce model programs that an estimated 1,459 railroads and contractors are expected to use to comply with the rule's program submission requirements.
Schedules of Controlled Substances: Temporary Placement of 4-Fluoroisobutyryl Fentanyl into Schedule I
Document Number: 2017-08943
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
The Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration is issuing this temporary scheduling order to schedule the synthetic opioid, N-(4-fluorophenyl)-N-(1-phenethylpiperidin-4-yl)isobutyramide (4-fluoroisobutyryl fentanyl or para-fluoroisobutyryl fentanyl), and its isomers, esters, ethers, salts and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers, into schedule I pursuant to the temporary scheduling provisions of the Controlled Substances Act. This action is based on a finding by the Administrator that the placement of 4-fluoroisobutyryl fentanyl into schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act is necessary to avoid an imminent hazard to the public safety. As a result of this order, the regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal sanctions applicable to schedule I controlled substances will be imposed on persons who handle (manufacture, distribute, reverse distribute, import, export, engage in research, conduct instructional activities or chemical analysis, or possess), or propose to handle, 4- fluoroisobutyryl fentanyl.
United States Standards for Barley
Document Number: 2017-08942
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration
The Department of Agriculture (USDA), Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is revising the U.S. Standards for Barley (barley standards) under the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) by revising the definitions of other terms to remove Six-rowed Blue Malting barley and the reference to kernels with white aleurone layers. Further, GIPSA is revising the barley standards to add the factors injured-by mold and mold-damaged kernels to the subclass Six-rowed Malting barley. Finally, GIPSA is revising the grade requirements for Two-rowed Malting Barley and Six-rowed Malting barley, and removing those for Six-rowed Blue Malting barley.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2017-08941
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA'') of the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application for an Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the proposed application and requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued.
Notice of Agreements Filed
Document Number: 2017-08940
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08939
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08938
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08937
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Proposed Agency Information Collection Regarding the Energy Priorities and Allocations System
Document Number: 2017-08936
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Energy
The Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on a proposed extension of a collection of information that DOE is developing for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Department of the Air Force; Robins Air Force Base, Georgia; Proposed Decommissioning Plan
Document Number: 2017-08935
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received a license amendment application from the Department of the Air Force (the licensee) for approval of a proposed decommissioning plan (DP). Materials License 42-23539-01AF authorizes the licensee to issue permits to individual Air Force bases for use of byproduct, source, and special nuclear material as authorized by the licensee's Radioisotope Committee. The licensee is requesting approval of a DP for cleanup of residual depleted uranium inside and underneath Building 181 at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. The NRC is currently conducting a detailed technical review of the DP. If the DP is approved by the NRC, the licensee would be authorized to remediate the building interior and subsurface area in accordance with instructions provided in the DP.
30-day Extension of Nomination Period for the Royalty Policy Committee
Document Number: 2017-08934
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
On April 3, 2017, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) published a notice establishing the Royalty Policy Committee (Committee) and requesting nominations and comments. This notice extends the nomination period end date by 30 additional days.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Statement in Support of Claim
Document Number: 2017-08933
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. VA Form 21-4138 is used by claimants to provide self-certified statements in support of various types of claims processed by the agency. VA compensation and pension programs require that statements submitted by or on behalf of a claimant contain certification by the respondent that the information provided is true and correct. This form is designed to facilitate claims processing by providing a uniform format for the certification statement.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Request for Employment Information in Connection With Claim for Disability Benefits
Document Number: 2017-08932
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Authorization To Disclose Personal Information to a Third Party (Insurance)
Document Number: 2017-08931
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Mandatory Status of Dependents
Document Number: 2017-08930
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Status of Dependents Questionnaire
Document Number: 2017-08929
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a collection of information notice in the Federal Register on Monday, January 23, 2017 that contained an error. The 60- day Public Comment notice identified the wrong title for the Agency Information Collection Activity. This document serves as Notice for change of the title: ``Status of Dependents Questionnaire'' with the revised title: ``Mandatory Status of Dependents.''
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2017-08927
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: National Mediation Board, Agencies and Commissions
The National Mediation Board (NMB) invites comments on its proposal to the information collection request as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Savannah River Site
Document Number: 2017-08926
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Savannah River Site. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Certain Two-Way Radio Equipment and Systems, Related Software and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2017-08924
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on March 29, 2017, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Motorola Solutions, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain two-way radio equipment and systems, related software and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,116,284 (``the '284 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,279,991 (``the '991 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,369,869 (``the '869 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,032,169 (``the '169 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,729,701 (``the '701 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,099,972 (``the '972 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 6,591,111 (``the '111 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Thermoplastic-Encapsulated Electric Motors, Components Thereof, and Products and Vehicles Containing Same Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2017-08923
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on March 21, 2017, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Intellectual Ventures II LLC of Bellevue, Washington. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain thermoplastic-encapsulated electric motors, components thereof, and products and vehicles containing same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,154,200 (``the '200 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,067,944 (``the '944 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,067,952 (``the '952 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,683,509 (``the '509 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 7,928,348 (``the '348 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Sanctuary System Business Advisory Council: Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08921
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given of a Sanctuary System Business Advisory Council (council) meeting. The meeting is open to the public and will be conducted as a web-based conference call, where participants may provide comments at the appropriate time during the meeting. Participants can choose to access the meeting's audio via telephone, or both the meeting's audio and web-based visual components on a computer.
Notice of Public Hearing and Business Meeting May 17 and June 14, 2017
Document Number: 2017-08919
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Delaware River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Site Characterization Surveys Off the Coast of New Jersey
Document Number: 2017-08918
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received an application from Ocean Wind, LLC (Ocean Wind), for an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to high-resolution geophysical (HRG) and geotechnical survey investigations associated with marine site characterization activities off the coast of New Jersey in the area of the Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS-A 0498) (Lease Area). Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an IHA to Ocean Wind to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities.
National Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08917
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Advisory Council (NAC) will meet in person on May 23-25, 2017 in Tampa, FL. The meeting will be open to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Extension of Approval of Information Collection; Comment Request-Safety Standard for Multi-Purpose Lighters
Document Number: 2017-08916
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) requests comments on a proposed extension of approval of a collection of information associated with the collection of information for the Safety Standard for Multi-Purpose Lighters, 16 CFR part 1212. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved the collection of information under control number 3041-0130. OMB's most recent extension of approval will expire on August 31, 2017. The Commission will consider all comments received in response to this notice before requesting an extension of approval of this collection of information from OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2017-08915
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) requests comments on a proposed extension of approval of a generic clearance for the collection of qualitative feedback on agency service delivery. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved the collection of information under control number 3041-0148. OMB's most recent extension of approval will expire on August 31, 2017. The Commission will consider all comments received in response to this notice before requesting an extension of approval of this collection of information from OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Consumer Focus Groups
Document Number: 2017-08914
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) requests comments on a proposed extension of approval of a collection of information from persons who may voluntarily participate in consumer focus groups. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved the collection of information under control number 3041-0136. OMB's most recent extension of approval will expire on August 31, 2017. The Commission will consider all comments received in response to this notice before requesting an extension of this collection of information from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Extension of Approval of Information Collection; Comment Request-Procedures for Export of Noncomplying Products
Document Number: 2017-08913
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) requests comments on a proposed extension of approval of a collection of information relating to the procedures for the export of noncomplying products. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved the collection of information under control number 3041-0003. OMB's most recent extension of approval will expire on August 31, 2017. The Commission will consider all comments received in response to this notice before requesting an extension of approval of this collection of information from OMB.