June 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-06-30-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-06-30
Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles-Phase 2
Document Number: C1-2016-21203
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Welded ASTM A-312 Stainless Steel Pipe From South Korea and Taiwan: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2017-13988
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of the Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC) have determined that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on certain welded stainless steel pipe from South Korea and Taiwan would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States. Therefore, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation for these AD orders.
Safety Zone; Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: 2017-13917
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone regulation for an annual fireworks event on the Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA from 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on June 30, 2017 and July 1, 2017. Enforcement of this safety zone is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after these fireworks events. During the enforcement periods, no vessel may transit this regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Guidelines for the Streamlined Process of Applying for Recognition of Section 501(c)(3) Status
Document Number: 2017-13866
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that allow the Commissioner of Internal Revenue to adopt a streamlined application process that eligible organizations may use to apply for recognition of tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The final regulations affect organizations seeking recognition of tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Delaware River, Pennsauken Township, NJ
Document Number: 2017-13857
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating regulation that governs the DELAIR Memorial Railroad Bridge across the Delaware River, mile 104.6, at Pennsauken Township, NJ. This proposed regulation will allow the bridge to be remotely operated from the Conrail South Jersey dispatch center in Mount Laurel, NJ, instead of being operated by an on-site bridge tender. This regulation will not change the operating schedule of the bridge.
Safety Zone; Navy Underwater Detonation (UNDET) Exercise, Apra Outer Harbor, GU
Document Number: 2017-13853
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within Apra Outer Harbor, Guam. The safety zone will encompass a U.S. Navy underwater detonation (UNDET) exercise. The Coast Guard believes this safety zone regulation is necessary to protect the public and exercise participants within the affected area from possible safety hazards associated with the exercise. This safety zone will impact a small designated area of navigable waters in Apra Harbor for 8 hours or less. With the exception of exercise participants, entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Guam.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Sausalito, San Francisco Bay, Sausalito, CA
Document Number: 2017-13852
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Sausalito in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Martinez, Carquinez Strait, Martinez, CA
Document Number: 2017-13851
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Fourth of July Fireworks display in the City of Martinez in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Pittsburg, Suisun Bay, Pittsburg, CA
Document Number: 2017-13848
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the City of Pittsburg Fourth of July Fireworks display, in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, Glenbrook NV
Document Number: 2017-13844
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Fourth of July Fireworks display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; City of Richmond Fourth of July Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, Richmond, CA
Document Number: 2017-13841
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the annual City of Richmond Fourth of July Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Kansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-13840
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Kansas (FEMA-4319-DR), dated June 16, 2017, and related determinations.
Safety Zone; Independence Day Fireworks, Kings Beach, CA
Document Number: 2017-13839
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Independence Day Fireworks, Kings Beach, CA in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Tahoe City, CA
Document Number: 2017-13838
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Tahoe City, CA in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Delta Independence Day Celebration Fireworks
Document Number: 2017-13837
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Delta Independence Day Celebration Fireworks in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Execpro Services Fourth of July Fireworks, Incline Village, NV
Document Number: 2017-13836
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the annual Execpro Services Fourth of July Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-13835
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Procurement List; Additions and Deletions
Document Number: 2017-13834
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
This action adds products and services to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes products and services from the Procurement List previously furnished by such agencies.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Repatriation/Emergency Medical and Dietary Assistance Loan Application
Document Number: 2017-13833
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
Procurement List; Proposed Additions and Deletion
Document Number: 2017-13832
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is proposing to add products and services to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes a service previously furnished by such agency. Comments Must Be Received on or Before: 7/30/2017.
Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2017-13831
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Periodic Reporting
Document Number: 2017-13830
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent filing requesting that the Commission initiate an informal rulemaking proceeding to consider changes to an analytical method for use in periodic reporting (Proposal Three). This document informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Modernization of the Customs Brokers Examination
Document Number: 2017-13829
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document adopts as a final rule, with changes, the amendments proposed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations concerning the customs broker's examination provisions. Specifically, this rule transitions the examination to a computer automated customs broker examination, adjusts the dates of the examination to account for the fiscal year transition period and payment schedule requirements, and increases the examination fee to cover the cost of delivering the exam.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel MARIE KNIGHT; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-13828
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
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.
Delay of Effective Date for the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Becoming the Sole CBP-Authorized Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) System for Processing Electronic Drawback and Duty Deferral Entry and Entry Summary Filings
Document Number: 2017-13827
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
On August 30, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing plans to make the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) the sole electronic data interchange (EDI) system authorized by the Commissioner of CBP for processing electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry summary filings. This notice announces that the effective date for that transition has been delayed until further notice.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel MARBELLA; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-13826
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
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.
Delayed Effective Date for Modifications of the National Customs Automation Program Tests Regarding Reconciliation, Post-Summary Corrections, and Periodic Monthly Statements
Document Number: 2017-13825
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice announces that the effective date for the modifications to the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) tests regarding Reconciliation, Post-Summary Corrections (PSC), and Periodic Monthly Statements (PMS) is delayed until further notice. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced these modifications in notices previously published in the Federal Register.
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Thailand: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2017-13824
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel GATO GORDO; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-13822
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
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.
Notice of Submission for Approval: Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions (SF 85)
Document Number: 2017-13819
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The National Background Investigation Bureau (NBIB), U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is notifying the general public and other Federal agencies that OPM is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of a revised information collection, Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions, (SF 85).
Hispanic Council on Federal Employment
Document Number: 2017-13818
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Hispanic Council on Federal Employment (Council) meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the following time and location shown below: Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20415, Executive Conference Room. The Council is an advisory committee composed of representatives from Hispanic organizations and senior government officials. Along with its other responsibilities, the Council shall advise the Director of the Office of Personnel Management on matters involving the recruitment, hiring, and advancement of Hispanics in the Federal workforce. The Council is co-chaired by the Director of the Office of Personnel Management and the Chair of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA). The meeting is open to the public. Please contact the Office of Personnel Management at the address shown below if you wish to present material to the Council at any of the meetings. The manner and time prescribed for presentations may be limited, depending upon the number of parties that express interest in presenting information.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel FRIDAY; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-13817
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
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.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel HYP NAUTIC; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-13816
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
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.
Exemptions To Permit Circumvention of Access Controls on Copyrighted Works
Document Number: 2017-13815
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions, Copyright Office
The United States Copyright Office is initiating the seventh triennial rulemaking proceeding under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (``DMCA''), concerning possible temporary exemptions to the DMCA's prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works. In this proceeding, the Copyright Office is establishing a new, streamlined procedure for the renewal of exemptions that were granted during the sixth triennial rulemaking. If renewed, those current exemptions would remain in force for an additional three-year period (October 2018October 2021). Members of the public seeking the renewal of current exemptions should submit petitions as described below; parties opposing such renewal will then have the opportunity to file comments in response. The Office is also accepting petitions for new exemptions to engage in activities not currently permitted by existing exemptions, which may include proposals that expand upon a current exemption. Those petitions, and any renewal petitions that are meaningfully opposed, will be considered pursuant to a more comprehensive rulemaking process similar to that used for the sixth rulemaking (i.e., three rounds of written comment, followed by public hearings).
Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
Document Number: 2017-13814
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the release of land at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport under the provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21).
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel PRINCESS DONNA; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-13813
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
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.
Receipt of Noise Compatibility Program and Request for Review for Hawthorne Municipal Airport, Hawthorne, California
Document Number: 2017-13812
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that it is reviewing a proposed noise compatibility program that was submitted for Hawthorne Municipal Airport under the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act, (hereinafter referred to as ``the Act'') and 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 150 by the City of Hawthorne, Los Angeles County, California. This program was submitted subsequent to a determination by FAA that associated noise exposure maps submitted under 14 CFR part 150 for Hawthorne Municipal Airport were in compliance with applicable requirements, effective April 11, 2014, 79 FR 24488-24489. The proposed noise compatibility program will be approved or disapproved on or before December 20, 2017.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel SEA RAVEN; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-13811
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
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.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Charm City Helicopters
Document Number: 2017-13810
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel TRAVELER; Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-13809
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
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.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Savannah River Site
Document Number: 2017-13807
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
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.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Paducah
Document Number: 2017-13806
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Paducah. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Prevailing Rate Systems
Document Number: 2017-13805
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Consumer Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, and Freezers
Document Number: 2017-13803
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (``DOE'') is initiating a data collection process through this request for information to consider whether to amend DOE's test procedures for consumer refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and freezers. To inform interested parties and to facilitate this process, DOE has gathered data, identifying several issues associated with the currently applicable test procedures on which DOE is interested in receiving comment. The issues outlined in this document mainly concern testing products with newly-available features, the inclusion of automatic icemaker energy use, built-in product test configuration, any issues with the current test procedure that need to be addressed, and any additional topics that may inform DOE's decisions in a future test procedure rulemaking, including methods to reduce regulatory burden while ensuring the procedure's accuracy. DOE welcomes written comments from the public on any subject within the scope of this document (including topics not raised in this request for information).
Control Policy: End-User and End-Use Based
Document Number: 2017-13802
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Assistance to States for the Education of Children With Disabilities and Preschool Grants for Children With Disabilities Program; Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities
Document Number: 2017-13801
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education (Secretary) amends the regulations implementing Parts B and C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). These conforming changes are needed to implement statutory amendments made to the IDEA by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), enacted on December 10, 2015. These regulations remove and revise IDEA definitions based on changes made to the definitions in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the ESSA, and also update several State eligibility requirements to reflect amendments to the IDEA made by the ESSA. They also update relevant cross-references in the IDEA regulations to sections of the ESEA to reflect changes made by the ESSA. These regulations also include several technical corrections to previously published IDEA Part B regulations.