Household Goods (HHG) Consumer Protection Working Group Third Public Meeting, 21872-21873 [2017-09454]

Download as PDF 21872 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 10, 2017 / Notices Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21). DATES: Comments must be received on or before June 9, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments on this application may be mailed or delivered to the FAA at the following address: Mr. Glenn A. Boles, Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest Region, Airports Division, AR/OK Airports Development Office, ASW– 630, Fort Worth, Texas 76137. In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to The Honorable Charles Snapp, Mayor of Walnut Ridge at the following address: City of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, 300 West Main Street, Walnut Ridge, AR 72476. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Paul Burns, Program Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, AR/OK Airports Development Office, ASW– 630, 10101 Hillwood Parkway, Fort Worth, Texas 76177. The request to release property may be reviewed in person at this same location. The FAA invites public comment on the request to release property at the Walnut Ridge Regional Airport under the provisions of the AIR 21. On May 3, 2017, the FAA determined that the request to release property at Walnut Ridge Regional Airport submitted by the City of Walnut Ridge met the procedural requirements of the Federal aviation Regulations, Part 155. The FAA may approve the request, in whole or in part, no later than June 19, 2017. The following is a brief overview of the request: The City of Walnut Ridge requests the release of 15.12 acres of airport property valued at $90,000.00. The release of property will allow for the sale of the property to Custom-Pak, Inc. for the expansion of an existing industrial facility adjacent to the airport. The City of Walnut Ridge will use the $90,000.00 resulting from the sale of the 15.12 acres to fund the construction of Jet-A and AvGas fuel farm, the rehabilitation of runways and taxiway, and the rehabilitation of existing hangars and existing buildings on the airport. Any person may inspect the request in person at the FAA office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. In addition, any person may, upon request, inspect the application, notice and other documents germane to the application in person at the Walnut Ridge Regional Airport. jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:21 May 09, 2017 Jkt 241001 Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 3, 2017. Ignacio Flores, Director, Airports Division. [FR Doc. 2017–09460 Filed 5–9–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2016–0116] Household Goods (HHG) Consumer Protection Working Group Third Public Meeting Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Congress mandated the establishment of the HHG Working Group in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. The group is charged with providing recommendations on how to better educate and protect HHG moving customers (consumers) during interstate HHG moves. DATES: The third HHG Working Group meeting will be held on June 27 and 28, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and June 29, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the USDOT Headquarters, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, 20590. Members of the public planning to attend should email Kenneth Rodgers at kenneth.rodgers@ dot.gov by June 13, 2017. Members of the Working Group and the public should arrive at 8:30 a.m. to facilitate clearance through DOT security. Copies of the agenda will be made available at https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/fastact/ household-goods-consumer-protectionworking-group. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Rodgers, Chief, Commercial Enforcement and Investigations Division, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC. Services for Individuals With Disabilities: For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Monique Riddick at 202–366–8045 or by email at Monique.Riddick@dot.gov, by June 13, 2017. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: FAST Act Section 5503 of the FAST Act (Pub. L. 114–94) (December 4, 2015) requires the PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 HHG Working Group to provide recommendations to the Secretary of Transportation, through the FMCSA Administrator. The Working Group will operate in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). 5 U.S.C. App. 2. As required by Section 5503 of the FAST Act, the Working Group will make recommendations in three areas relating to ‘‘how to best convey to consumers relevant information with respect to the Federal laws concerning the interstate transportation of household goods by motor carrier.’’ Those areas are: 1. How to condense the FMCSA ‘‘Ready to Move?’’ tips published in April 2006 (FMCSA–ESA–03–005) into a more consumer friendly format; 2. How best to use state-of-the-art education techniques and technologies (including how to optimize use of the Internet as an educational tool); and 3. How to reduce and simplify the paperwork required of motor carriers and shippers in interstate transportation. Section 5503 mandates that the Secretary of Transportation appoint a Working Group that is comprised of (i) individuals with expertise in consumer affairs; (ii) educators with expertise in how people learn most effectively; and (iii) representatives of the FMCSA regulated interstate HHG moving industry. On April 20, 2016, FMCSA solicited applications and nominations of interested persons to serve on the HHG Working Group. Applications and nominations were due on or before May 20, 2016 [81 FR 23354]. The HHG Working Group met on January 4–5, 2017, and May 2–4, 2017. The Working Group will terminate one year after the date its recommendations are submitted to the Secretary of Transportation. Meeting Information Meetings will be open to the general public, except as provided under FACA. Notice of each meeting will be published in the Federal Register at least 15 calendar days prior to the date of the meeting. For the June 27–29, 2017, meeting, oral comments from the public will be heard from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on June 29, 2017. Should all public comments be exhausted prior to the end of the specified oral comment period, the comment period will close. E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 10, 2017 / Notices Issued on: May 4, 2017. William A. Quade, Associate Administrator for Enforcement. [FR Doc. 2017–09454 Filed 5–9–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2017–0084] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel ENTROPY; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before June 9, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2017–0084. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bianca Carr, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–9309, Email Bianca.carr@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel ENTROPY is: —Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: Local charter trips. 2 to 4 people for a short 3 hour trip —Geographic Region: ‘‘California’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2017–0084 at jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:21 May 09, 2017 Jkt 241001 http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. Privacy Act In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT/MARAD solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT/MARAD posts these comments, without edit, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice, DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS, accessible through www.dot.gov/privacy. In order to facilitate comment tracking and response, we encourage commenters to provide their name, or the name of their organization; however, submission of names is completely optional. Whether or not commenters identify themselves, all timely comments will be fully considered. If you wish to provide comments containing proprietary or confidential information, please contact the agency for alternate submission instructions. (Authority: 49 CFR 1.93(a), 46 U.S.C. 55103, 46 U.S.C. 12121). By Order of the Executive Director. Dated: May 4, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–09403 Filed 5–9–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2017–0082] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel BIG GAME; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21873 authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before June 9, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2017–0082. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bianca Carr, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–9309, Email Bianca.carr@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel BIG GAME is: —Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Fishing Charter Boat’’ —Geographic Region: ‘‘Rhode Island’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2017–0082 at http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. Privacy Act In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT/MARAD solicits comments from E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 89 (Wednesday, May 10, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21872-21873]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-09454]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2016-0116]


Household Goods (HHG) Consumer Protection Working Group Third 
Public Meeting

AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Congress mandated the establishment of the HHG Working Group 
in the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. The group is 
charged with providing recommendations on how to better educate and 
protect HHG moving customers (consumers) during interstate HHG moves.

DATES: The third HHG Working Group meeting will be held on June 27 and 
28, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and June 29, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. 
to 12:00 p.m. at the USDOT Headquarters, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC, 20590. Members of the public planning to attend should 
email Kenneth Rodgers at kenneth.rodgers@dot.gov by June 13, 2017. 
Members of the Working Group and the public should arrive at 8:30 a.m. 
to facilitate clearance through DOT security. Copies of the agenda will 
be made available at https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/fastact/household-goods-consumer-protection-working-group.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Rodgers, Chief, Commercial 
Enforcement and Investigations Division, Federal Motor Carrier Safety 
Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE., Washington, DC.
    Services for Individuals With Disabilities: For information on 
facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request 
special assistance at the meeting, contact Monique Riddick at 202-366-
8045 or by email at Monique.Riddick@dot.gov, by June 13, 2017.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

FAST Act

    Section 5503 of the FAST Act (Pub. L. 114-94) (December 4, 2015) 
requires the HHG Working Group to provide recommendations to the 
Secretary of Transportation, through the FMCSA Administrator. The 
Working Group will operate in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA). 5 U.S.C. App. 2.
    As required by Section 5503 of the FAST Act, the Working Group will 
make recommendations in three areas relating to ``how to best convey to 
consumers relevant information with respect to the Federal laws 
concerning the interstate transportation of household goods by motor 
carrier.'' Those areas are:
    1. How to condense the FMCSA ``Ready to Move?'' tips published in 
April 2006 (FMCSA-ESA-03-005) into a more consumer friendly format;
    2. How best to use state-of-the-art education techniques and 
technologies (including how to optimize use of the Internet as an 
educational tool); and
    3. How to reduce and simplify the paperwork required of motor 
carriers and shippers in interstate transportation.
    Section 5503 mandates that the Secretary of Transportation appoint 
a Working Group that is comprised of (i) individuals with expertise in 
consumer affairs; (ii) educators with expertise in how people learn 
most effectively; and (iii) representatives of the FMCSA regulated 
interstate HHG moving industry.
    On April 20, 2016, FMCSA solicited applications and nominations of 
interested persons to serve on the HHG Working Group. Applications and 
nominations were due on or before May 20, 2016 [81 FR 23354]. The HHG 
Working Group met on January 4-5, 2017, and May 2-4, 2017.
    The Working Group will terminate one year after the date its 
recommendations are submitted to the Secretary of Transportation.

Meeting Information

    Meetings will be open to the general public, except as provided 
under FACA. Notice of each meeting will be published in the Federal 
Register at least 15 calendar days prior to the date of the meeting.
    For the June 27-29, 2017, meeting, oral comments from the public 
will be heard from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on June 29, 2017. Should 
all public comments be exhausted prior to the end of the specified oral 
comment period, the comment period will close.


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    Issued on: May 4, 2017.
William A. Quade,
Associate Administrator for Enforcement.
[FR Doc. 2017-09454 Filed 5-9-17; 8:45 am]
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