August 24, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-08-24-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-08-24
National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week, 2017
Document Number: 2017-18142
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-18057
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC), the Department is issuing a countervailing duty order on finished carbon steel flanges from India.
Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India and Italy: Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2017-18056
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC), the Department is issuing antidumping duty orders on finished carbon steel flanges from India and Italy.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18023
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting of the DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-17980
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, in Washington, DC The meeting will be open to the public.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; the Reporting Process for Complaint of Employment Discrimination Used by Permanent Employees and Applicants for Employment at the Department of Commerce
Document Number: 2017-17979
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, 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.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Annual Report From Foreign-Trade Zones
Document Number: 2017-17978
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, 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.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Participant Application, Participant Exit Questionnaire, Alumni Success Story Report
Document Number: 2017-17976
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-17975
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; the Reporting Process for Complaint of Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Against the Department of Commerce
Document Number: 2017-17974
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, 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.
Senior Executive Service; Performance Review Board Members
Document Number: 2017-17973
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: National Capital Planning Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The current United States Code or its supplement requires each agency to establish, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management, one or more Performance Review Boards (PRB) to review, evaluate and make a final recommendation on performance appraisals assigned to individual members of the agency's Senior Executive Service (SES). The PRB established for the National Capital Planning Commission also makes recommendations to the agency head regarding SES performance awards, rank awards and bonuses. The current United States Code or its supplement also requires that notice of appointment of Performance Review Board members be published in the Federal Register. The following persons have been appointed to serve as members of the Performance Review Board for the National Capital Planning Commission: Vicki Barber, Mary John, Paige Cottinghamstreater, and Christopher J. Roscetti from October 23, 2017 to October 22, 2019.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-17972
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region; Amendment 37; Correction
Document Number: 2017-17970
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS published a final rule on July 25, 2017, to implement management measures described in Amendment 37 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (Amendment 37). This notification corrects the coordinate contained in footnote 2 to Table 1 in the regulatory text to be consistent with the same management boundary and coordinate described in other regulations applicable to the snapper-grouper fishery.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2017-17969
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, U.S. International Trade Commission has submitted a 30-day Generic Information Collection Request (Generic ICR): ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery '' to OMB for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA).
Animal Welfare; Procedures for Applying for Licenses and Renewals
Document Number: 2017-17967
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are soliciting public comment on potential revisions to the licensing requirements under our Animal Welfare Act regulations to promote compliance with the Act, reduce licensing fees, and strengthen existing safeguards that prevent any individual whose license has been suspended or revoked, or who has a history of noncompliance, from obtaining a license or working with regulated animals. We are soliciting public comment on these topics to help us consider ways to reduce regulatory burden and more efficiently ensure the sustained compliance of licensees with the Act.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-17966
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture
PE Hydro Generation, LLC; Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2017-17965
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Filing; Bonneville Power Administration
Document Number: 2017-17964
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-17963
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Seventh Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2017-17962
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the Ironman Triathlon in Augusta, Georgia on 24 September 2017, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Seventh Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Augusta, GA. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Special Local Regulation; Southern California Annual Marine Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone-San Diego Bayfair
Document Number: 2017-17959
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the San Diego Bayfair special local regulations on the waters of Mission Bay, California from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. from September 15, 2017, to September 17, 2017. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from anchoring, blocking, loitering, or impeding within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic; 2017 Recreational and Commercial Closures for the Florida Keys/East Florida Stock of Hogfish in the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: 2017-17958
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements accountability measures (AMs) for the recreational and commercial sectors for the Florida Keys/East Florida (FLK/EFL) hogfish stock in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) for the 2017 fishing year through this temporary rule. NMFS estimates recreational and commercial hogfish landings for the FLK/EFL stock for the 2017 fishing year have reached their respective annual catch limits (ACLs). Therefore, NMFS closes the recreational and commercial sectors for the FLK/EFL stock of hogfish in the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico EEZ on August 24, 2017, through the remainder of the 2017 fishing year. This closure is necessary to protect the FLK/EFL hogfish resource.
Notice of Extension of Call for Nominations for the Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes
Document Number: 2017-17957
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
A call for nominations was published by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in the Federal Register on June 22, 2017, for the positions of Agreement State representative, nuclear medicine physicist, and Health Care Administrator on the Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI). The nomination period ended on August 21, 2017. This notice confirms a 45-day extension of the nomination period until October 5, 2017, for only the Health Care Administrator position.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Part 15 Negotiation
Document Number: 2017-17956
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection requirement for use through November 30, 2017. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Sendero Carlsbad NGL, LLC; Notice of Request for Temporary Waiver
Document Number: 2017-17954
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC; Notice of Amendment
Document Number: 2017-17953
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Essential Reliability Services and the Evolving Bulk-Power System-Primary Frequency Response: Notice of Request for Supplemental Comments
Document Number: 2017-17952
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
On November 17, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) that, among other things, proposed to revise the Commission's regulations to require all newly interconnecting large and small generating facilities, both synchronous and non-synchronous, to install and enable primary frequency response capability as a condition of interconnection. In this document, the Commission seeks supplemental comments related to whether and when electric storage resources should be required to provide primary frequency response, and the costs associated with primary frequency response capabilities for small generating facilities.
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2017-17950
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-17949
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Transportation
Document Number: 2017-17948
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection requirement under Control Number 0704-0245 for use through November 30, 2017. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for the requirements now included under Control Number 0704-0245 for use for three additional years.
Management Plan for South Slough, Oregon National Estuarine Research Reserve
Document Number: 2017-17946
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The notice is hereby given that the Stewardship Division, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce approves the revised Management Plan for South Slough, Oregon National Estuarine Research Reserve Management Plan. In accordance, the South Slough Reserve revised its Management Plan, which will replace the plan previously approved in 2006.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-17944
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Bering Sea Fishery Ecosystem Plan Team (BS FEP) will meet September 5-7, 2017.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-17943
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel (CPSAS) will hold a meeting via conference call that is open to the public.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2017-17941
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 51 individuals for an exemption from the prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) against persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals with ITDM to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-17939
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) invites comment on a proposal to extend, with revision, the mandatory Banking Organization Systemic Risk Report (FR Y-15; OMB No. 7100-0352). On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) to approve and assign OMB control numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board. In exercising this delegated authority, the Board is directed to take every reasonable step to solicit comment. In determining whether to approve a collection of information, the Board will consider all comments received from the public and other agencies.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Testing and Training Activities Conducted in the Eglin Gulf Test and Training Range
Document Number: 2017-17938
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from the United States Air Force (USAF), Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) 96th Test Wing (AFMC) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to conducting testing and training activities in the Eglin Gulf Test and Training Range (EGTTR) in the Gulf of Mexico over the course of five years, from February 4, 2018 through February 3, 2023. Pursuant to regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is announcing receipt of Eglin AFB's request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals and inviting information, suggestions, and comments on Eglin AFB's application and request.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2017-17937
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 43 individuals for an exemption from the prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) against persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals with ITDM to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-17935
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Nuclear Criticality Safety Standards for Nuclear Materials Outside Reactor Cores
Document Number: 2017-17934
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-3053, ``Nuclear Criticality Safety Standards for Nuclear Materials Outside Reactor Cores.'' This DG would be published as Revision 3 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 3.71. The proposed revision would provide methods that are acceptable to the NRC staff for criticality safety standards used with nuclear materials outside reactor cores. The revision would provide up- to-date guidance based on changes to American National Standards Institute/American Nuclear Society (ANSI/ANS)-8 standards. The revision would also endorse International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Standard 7753:1987, ``Nuclear EnergyPerformance and Testing Requirements for Criticality Detection and Alarm Systems.''
Safety Zone; Village of Sodus Point Fireworks; Lake Ontario, Sodus Point, NY
Document Number: 2017-17933
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Ontario, Sodus Point, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Lake Ontario during the Village of Sodus Point Fireworks display on September 2, 2017. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Marine Mammals; File No. 21486
Document Number: 2017-17932
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Worldwide Americas, Inc., on behalf of BBC Natural History Unit, 28 Whiteladies Rd, Bristol, UK, has applied in due form for a permit to conduct commercial or educational photography on Weddell Seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) in Antarctica.
Initiation of Section 301 Investigation; Hearing; and Request for Public Comments: China's Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation
Document Number: 2017-17931
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The United States Trade Representative has initiated an investigation pursuant to the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the Trade Act), to determine whether acts, policies, and practices of the Government of China related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation are actionable under the Trade Act. The inter- agency Section 301 Committee is holding a public hearing and seeking comments in connection with this investigation.
Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-17930
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Proposal Review Panel for International Science and Engineering; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-17929
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Proposal Review Panel for International Science and Engineering; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-17928
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Proposal Review Panel for Materials Research; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-17927
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-24
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions