May 8, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-05-08-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-05-08
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-09407
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-09330
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Marine Mammals; File No. 21170
Document Number: 2017-09299
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Keith Ellenbogen, Keith Ellenbogen Photography, 795 Carroll St., Brooklyn, NY 11215, has applied in due form for a permit to conduct commercial or educational photography on marine mammals.
Extension of the Application Deadline Date for the Supporting Effective Educator Development Program Grant Application
Document Number: 2017-09298
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Education
On April 20, 2017, we published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2017 for the Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) program. This notice extends the deadlines for transmittal of applications and intergovernmental review. All other requirements and conditions stated in the notice inviting applications remain the same.
National Cancer Institute; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-09297
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-09296
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-09295
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-09294
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-09293
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-09292
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-09291
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Human Genome Research Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-09290
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-09289
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Fisheries Off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; Annual Specifications and Management Measures for the 2017 Tribal and Non-Tribal Fisheries for Pacific Whiting
Document Number: 2017-09288
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues this final rule for the 2017 Pacific whiting fishery under the authority of the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan (FMP), the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), and the Pacific Whiting Act of 2006. This final rule announces the 2017 U.S. Total Allowable Catch (TAC) of 441,433 metric tons (mt) of Pacific whiting, establishes a set-aside for research and bycatch of 1,500 mt, and announces Pacific whiting allocations shown in Table 1 (see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION) to the tribal and non-tribal fisheries for 2017. This rule will ensure that the 2017 Pacific whiting fishery is managed in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the FMP, the Pacific Whiting Act of 2006, and other applicable laws.
Thirty Third RTCA SC-213 Enhanced Flight Vision Systems/Synthetic Vision Systems (EFVS/SVS) Joint Plenary With EUROCAE Working Group 79
Document Number: 2017-09287
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Thirty Third RTCA SC-213 Enhanced Flight Vision Systems/ Synthetic Vision Systems (EFVS/SVS) Joint Plenary with EUROCAE Working Group 79.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2017-09286
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available for domestic and foreign licensing by the Department of the Navy. The following patents are available for licensing: Patent No. 9,618,309 (Navy Case No. 103257): APPARATUS AND ELECTRIC PRIMER OUTPUT DATA TESTING METHOD//Patent No. 9,617,612 (Navy Case No. 103025): STRUCTURES AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE OF MICROSTRUCTURES WITHIN A STRUCTURE TO SELECTIVELY ADJUST A RESPONSE OR RESPONSES OF RESULTING STRUCTURES OR PORTIONS OF STRUCTURES TO SHOCK INDUCED DEFORMATION OR FORCE LOADING//and Patent No. 9,620,242 (Navy Case No. 200261): METHODS AND APPARATUSES INCLUDING ONE OR MORE INTERRUPTED INTEGRATED CIRCUIT OPERATIONS FOR CHARACTERIZING RADIATION EFFECTS IN INTEGRATED CIRCUITS.
Roberto Zayas, M.D., Decision and Order
Document Number: 2017-09285
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Judson J. Somerville, M.D.; Decision and Order
Document Number: 2017-09284
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Meeting of the Board of Visitors of Marine Corps University
Document Number: 2017-09283
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Board of Visitors of the Marine Corps University (BOV MCU) will meet to review, develop and provide recommendations on all aspects of the academic and administrative policies of the University; examine all aspects of professional military education operations; and provide such oversight and advice, as is necessary, to facilitate high educational standards and cost effective operations. The Board will be focusing primarily on the internal procedures of Marine Corps University. All sessions of the meeting will be open to the public.
Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors
Document Number: 2017-09282
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such inquiry, as the Board shall deem necessary, into the state of morale and discipline, the curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this meeting will be held on Monday, September 11, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and will include discussions of new and pending administrative/minor disciplinary infractions and non- judicial punishment proceedings involving midshipmen attending the Naval Academy to include but not limited to individual honor/conduct violations within the Brigade; the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. For this reason, the executive session of this meeting will be closed to the public.
Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan for the Mount Hermon June Beetle at the Scotts Valley Middle School, Santa Cruz County, California
Document Number: 2017-09281
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received an application from the Scotts Valley Middle School for a 10-year incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The application addresses the potential for ``take'' of the federally endangered Mount Hermon June beetle likely to occur, incidental to the construction and renovation of buildings and infrastructure at the existing Scotts Valley Middle School in Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz County, California. We invite comments from the public on the application package, which includes a low-effect habitat conservation plan for the Mount Hermon June Beetle.
Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; General Provisions for Domestic Fisheries; Application for Exempted Fishing Permits
Document Number: 2017-09280
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Assistant Regional Administrator for Sustainable Fisheries, Greater Atlantic Region, NMFS, has made a preliminary determination that an Exempted Fishing Permit application contains all of the required information and warrants further consideration. This Exempted Fishing Permit would allow four commercial fishing vessels, directed by Coonamessett Farm Foundation, to be exempt from Atlantic sea scallop regulations for the purpose of bycatch reduction research. Regulations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act require publication of this notification to provide interested parties the opportunity to comment on applications for proposed Exempted Fishing Permits.
Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; General Provisions for Domestic Fisheries; Application for Exempted Fishing Permits
Document Number: 2017-09277
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Assistant Regional Administrator for Sustainable Fisheries, Greater Atlantic Region, NMFS, has made a preliminary determination that an Exempted Fishing Permit application from the University of Rhode Island to conduct flatfish bycatch reduction in the limited access general category scallop fishery contains all of the required information and warrants further consideration. Regulations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act require publication of this notice intended to provide interested parties the opportunity to comment on applications for proposed Exempted Fishing Permits.
Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Renewal of Charter
Document Number: 2017-09276
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Charter for the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) has been renewed for a two-year period beginning April 20, 2017.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Special Projects Committee
Document Number: 2017-09275
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Special Projects Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee
Document Number: 2017-09274
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Advisory Group to the Internal Revenue Service Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division (TE/GE); Meeting
Document Number: 2017-09273
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; 2017 Commercial Accountability Measure and Closure for South Atlantic Golden Tilefish Longline Component
Document Number: 2017-09272
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements an accountability measure for the commercial longline component for golden tilefish in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the South Atlantic. Commercial longline landings for golden tilefish are projected to reach the longline component's commercial annual catch limit (ACL) on May 2, 2017. Therefore, to provide sufficient notice to fishermen, NMFS closes the commercial longline component for golden tilefish in the South Atlantic EEZ on May 9, 2017, and it will remain closed until the start of the next fishing year, January 1, 2018. This closure is necessary to protect the golden tilefish resource.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2017-09271
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2017-09270
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Proceeds From Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions, Form 1099-B
Document Number: 2017-09269
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 1099-B, Proceeds From Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Substitute Mortality Tables for Single Employer Defined Benefit Plans
Document Number: 2017-09268
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Substitute Mortality Tables for Single Employer Defined Benefit Plans.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Renewable Electricity, Refined Coal, and Indian Coal Production Credit, Form 8835
Document Number: 2017-09267
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8835, Renewable Electricity Production Credit.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Returns and Schedules for Forms 941, 941-PR, 941-SS, 941-X, 941-X (PR), Schedule B (Form 941), Schedule R (Form 941), Schedule B (Form 941-PR) and Form 8974
Document Number: 2017-09266
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Forms 941 (Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return), 941-PR (Planilla Para La Declaracion Trimestral Del Patrono- LaContribucion Federal Al Seguro Social Y Al Seguro Medicare), 941-SS (Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return-American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), 941-X, Adjusted Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return or Claim for Refund, 941-X(PR), Ajuste a la Declaracion Federal Trimestral del Patrono o Reclamacion de Reembolso, Schedule R, Allocation Schedule for Aggregated Form 941 Filers, Schedule B (Form 941) (Employer's Record of Federal Tax Liability), Schedule B (Form 941-PR) (Registro Suplementario De La Obligacion Contributiva Federal Del Patrono), and Form 8974 Qualified Small Business Payroll Tax Credit for Increasing Research Activities.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4952
Document Number: 2017-09265
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 4952, Investment Interest Expense Deduction.
Submission for Review: Survivor Annuity Election for a Spouse, RI 20-63; Cover Letter Giving Information About The Cost To Elect Less Than the Maximum Survivor Annuity, RI 20-116; Cover Letter Giving Information About the Cost To Elect the Maximum Survivor Annuity, RI 20-117
Document Number: 2017-09264
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension without change, of a currently approved information collection request (ICR), Survivor Annuity Election for a Spouse (RI 20-63), Cover Letter Giving Information about the Cost to Elect Less Than the Maximum Survivor Annuity (RI 20-116) and Cover Letter Giving Information About the Cost to Elect the Maximum Survivor Annuity (RI 20-117).
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee
Document Number: 2017-09263
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2017-09262
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee
Document Number: 2017-09261
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will conduct an open meeting and will solicit public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee
Document Number: 2017-09260
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee: Correction
Document Number: 2017-09259
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on April 11, 2017, (Volume 82, Number 68, Page 17524) the date was May 17, 2017 at 2:30 p.m., Eastern Time. The new meeting date is: Monday, May 22, 2017, at 2:30 p.m., Eastern Time. This change is due to scheduling conflicts.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee.
Document Number: 2017-09258
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Meeting of the Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2017-09257
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries
Notice published in the Federal Register on April 11, 2017, 82 FR 17447, provided that a closed meeting of the Advisory Committee on Actuarial Examinations would be held on April 28, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Willis Towers Watson, 2901 North Central Avenue, Suite 1100, Phoenix, AZ 85012-2731. However, due to budgetary restrictions precluding travel, the closed meeting of the Advisory Committee on Actuarial Examinations on April 28, 2017, was held by teleconference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT), rather than at the time and location provided in the notice of April 11, 2017. Because the circumstances necessitating the changes to the meeting were beyond the control of the Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries, it was unable to provide public notification about the changes, as required by 41 CFR 102- 3.150(a).
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee
Document Number: 2017-09256
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grant Program; Availability of 2018 Grant Application Package
Document Number: 2017-09255
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a notice that the IRS has made available the 2018 Grant Application Package and Guidelines (Publication 3319) for organizations interested in applying for a Low- Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) matching grant for the 2018 grant year, which runs from January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. The application period runs May 1, 2017, through June 20, 2017.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-09254
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Notice of Request for a Reinstatement of an Information Collection; National Animal Health Monitoring System; Beef 2017 Study
Document Number: 2017-09253
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request the reinstatement of an information collection to support the National Animal Health Monitoring System's Beef 2017 Study.
Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2017-09252
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-09251
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission