August 28, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-08-28-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-08-28
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-18310
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Broadcasting Board of Governors, Agencies and Commissions
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (Board) will be meeting at the time and location listed above. The Board will vote on a consent agenda consisting of the minutes of its June 14, 2017 meeting. The Board will receive a report from the Chief Executive Officer and Director of BBG. This meeting will be available for public observation via streamed webcast, both live and on-demand, on the agency's public Web site at www.bbg.gov. Information regarding this meeting, including any updates or adjustments to its starting time, can also be found on the agency's public Web site. The public may also attend this meeting in person at the address listed above as seating capacity permits. Members of the public seeking to attend the meeting in person must register at https:// bbgboardmeetingaugust2017.eventbrite.com by 12:00 p.m. (EDT) on August 29. For more information, please contact BBG Public Affairs at (202) 203-4400 or by email at pubaff@bbg.gov.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18309
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Broadcasting Board of Governors, Agencies and Commissions
The members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will meet in a special session to discuss and approve a budget submission for Fiscal Year 2019. According to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-11, Section 22.1, all agency budgetary materials and data are considered confidential prior to the President submitting a budget to Congress. In accordance with section 22.5 of Circular A-11, the BBG has determined that its meeting should be closed to public observation pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B). In accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Act and BBG policies, the meeting will be recorded and a transcript of the proceedings, subject to the redaction of information protected by 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B), will be made available to the public. The publicly-releasable transcript will be available for download at www.bbg.gov within 21 days of the date of the meeting. Information regarding member votes to close the meeting and expected attendees can also be found on the Agency's public Web site.
Continuation of U.S. Drug Interdiction Assistance to the Government of Colombia
Document Number: 2017-18291
Type: Administrative Order
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-18273
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-18263
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Inter-American Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Definition of “Waters of the United States”-Schedule of Public Meetings
Document Number: 2017-18214
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of the Army (the agencies) will hold ten teleconferences to hear from stakeholders their recommendations to revise the definition of ``Waters of the United States'' under the Clean Water Act (CWA). Nine of the teleconferences will be tailored to a specific sector, i.e., agriculture (row crop, livestock, silviculture); conservation (hunters and anglers); small entities (small businesses, small organizations, small jurisdictions); construction and transportation; environment and public advocacy (including health and environmental justice); mining; industry (energy, chemical, oil/gas); scientific organizations and academia; and stormwater, wastewater management, and drinking water agencies. One of the teleconferences will be open to the public at large. The teleconferences will run throughout the fall on Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. eastern time, beginning on September 19, 2017. In addition, the agencies will hold an in-person meeting with small entities on October 23, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.-11 a.m., and will accept written recommendations from any member of the public.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2017-18210
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collections. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.
Foreign Endangered Species and Marine Mammals Issuance of Permits
Document Number: 2017-18209
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission of Information Collection for OMB Review; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2017-18207
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This collection of information was developed as part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process for seeking feedback from the public on service delivery. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (``PBGC'') is requesting that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extend approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act of this collection of information on qualitative feedback on PBGC's service delivery (OMB Control Number 1212-0066; expires August 31, 2017). This notice informs the public of PBGC's request and solicits public comment on the collection of information.
Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18206
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Notice of Issuance of Final Determinations Concerning Certain Pharmaceutical Products
Document Number: 2017-18205
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued six final determinations concerning the country of origin of certain pharmaceutical products produced by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded that the country of origin of the meloxicam tablets is Italy for purposes of U.S. Government procurement, that the country of origin of the bimatoprost ophthalmic solution is Taiwan for purposes of U.S. Government procurement, that the country of origin of the niacin ER tablets is Belgium or Switzerland for purposes of U.S. Government procurement, that the country of origin of the calcium acetate capsules is the Netherlands for purposes of U.S. Government procurement, that the country of origin of the quinine sulfate capsules is Germany for purposes of U.S. Government procurement, and that the country of origin of the pravastatin sodium tablets is Taiwan for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Prevailing Rate Systems; Definition of Brown County, Wisconsin, and Forsyth and Mecklenburg Counties, North Carolina, to Nonappropriated Fund Federal Wage System Wage Areas
Document Number: 2017-18204
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
This rule amends the geographic boundaries of three nonappropriated fund (NAF) Federal Wage System (FWS) wage areas. Based on consensus recommendations of the Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee (FPRAC), the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is defining Brown County, Wisconsin, as an area of application county to the Lake, Illinois, NAF FWS wage area; Forsyth County, North Carolina, as an area of application to the Cumberland, NC, NAF FWS wage area; and Mecklenburg County, NC, as an area of application to the Richland, South Carolina, NAF FWS wage area. These changes are necessary because there are NAF FWS employees working in these three counties, and the counties are not currently defined in regulation to NAF wage areas.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Country of Origin of Tablet Computers for Health Mobile and Hub Platforms
Document Number: 2017-18202
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of tablet computers known as Vivify Health Mobile and Hub Platforms. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded in the final determination that for purposes of U.S. Government procurement in the installation of proprietary software on tablet computer does not substantially transform the imported tablet computers.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2017-18201
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Document Number: 2017-18200
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18199
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18198
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Office of the Director; Notice of Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2017-18197
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Proposed Collection: 60-Day Comment Request; Generic Clearance To Support the Safe to Sleep® Campaign at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Document Number: 2017-18196
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 to provide opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval.
Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery (NICHD)
Document Number: 2017-18195
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on the ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery '' for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). This collection was developed as part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process for seeking feedback from the public on service delivery. This notice announces our intent to submit this collection to OMB for approval and solicits comments on specific aspects for the proposed information collection.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: NEA/AC Performance Reporting System (ACPRS) and State Assistance Management System (SAMS) Domestic Results Monitoring Module
Document Number: 2017-18194
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
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.
National Estuarine Research Reserve System
Document Number: 2017-18193
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Evaluation of National Estuarine Research Reserve
Document Number: 2017-18192
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office for Coastal Management will hold a public meeting to solicit comments for the performance evaluation of the Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2017-18191
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Document Number: 2017-18188
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Brooklyn Museum, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribe, has determined that the cultural item listed in this notice meets the definition of sacred object and object of cultural patrimony. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe not identified in this notice that wish to claim this cultural item should submit a written request to the Brooklyn Museum. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural item to the Indian Tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2017-18187
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Further, TVA has determined that a cultural affiliation between the unassociated funerary objects and present-day federally recognized Indian Tribes can be reasonably traced. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to TVA. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Document Number: 2017-18186
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, have determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth, TX
Document Number: 2017-18185
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of objects of cultural patrimony. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO
Document Number: 2017-18184
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of sacred objects and objects of cultural patrimony. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act Correlation Study
Document Number: 2017-18183
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
On June 27, 2017, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) published its report titled, ``Improving Motor Carrier Safety Measurement.'' This report was commissioned by FMCSA consistent with the requirements of Section 5221 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. The FAST Act also requires that the Agency develop an action plan to address any identified deficiencies and submit it to Congress and the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Office of Inspector General (OIG). The purpose of this notice is to announce a public meeting to discuss the NAS recommendations and to solicit input to be considered by the Agency in the development and implementation of the action plan.
Notice of Intent To Establish the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force and Request for Nominations for Task Force Members
Document Number: 2017-18182
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hereby gives notice of its intent to establish the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force (Task Force) pursuant to section 101 of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016. The Task Force will consist of representatives of specific Federal agencies and non- federal individuals and entities who represent diverse disciplines and views. The Task Force will provide advice and recommendations for development of best practices for pain management and prescribing pain medication and a strategy for disseminating such best practices to relevant Federal agencies and the general public. Through this notice, HHS is also requesting nominations of individuals who are interested in being considered for appointment to the Task Force. Resumes or curricula vitae from qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment as a member of the Task Force are currently being accepted.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment To Reconsider the January 19, 2017, Record of Decision Approving Segments 8 and 9 for the Gateway West Transmission Line Project, Idaho
Document Number: 2017-18181
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), and the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area (NCA) Boundary Modification Act of 2017 (Modification Act), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is reconsidering the decision to approve a Right-of-Way (ROW) application for Segments 8 and 9 of the Gateway West 500-kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line Project (Project). By this Notice the BLM announces the beginning of scoping to solicit public comments and identify issues associated with such reconsideration, including the potential amendment of several Resource Management Plans (RMPs) and Management Framework Plans (MFPs) in the project area. The BLM analyzed the impacts of the alternative that it is reconsidering in the 2016 Gateway West Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The BLM will prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) to reconsider the January 19, 2017 Decision, including the land use plan amendments associated with a specific action alternative identified in the Supplemental EIS.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2017-18177
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-ODVA, INC.
Document Number: 2017-18176
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Antitrust Division, Department of Justice
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-18171
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on May 30, 2017. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2017-18170
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans.The actions relate to the proposed improvement of Avenue R from the Sierra Highway to just east of 25th Street East within the City of Palmdale in the County of Los Angeles, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Marine Mammal Protection Act; Stock Assessment Report for the Southern Sea Otter in California
Document Number: 2017-18169
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA), and its implementing regulations, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce that we have revised our stock assessment report (SAR) for the southern sea otter stock in the State of California, including incorporation of public comments. We now make our final revised SAR available to the public.
Reopening of Nomination Period for Membership on the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods
Document Number: 2017-18168
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
On December 7, 2016, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced in a Federal Register notice that it was soliciting nominations for membership on the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) to fill 15 vacancies. The closing date for nominations was January 6, 2017. This notice reopens the nomination period for 30 days. This notice also announces that there are two more vacancies on the committee. Since the original announcement was made, two additional members have left the committee. The USDA is now seeking nominations to fill 17 vacancies. Nominations submitted during the original submission period do not need to be resubmitted.
Biodiesel From the Republic of Indonesia: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2017-18167
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and/or exporters of biodiesel from the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesia). The period of investigation is January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Biodiesel From Argentina: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Preliminary Affirmative Critical Circumstances Determination, in Part
Document Number: 2017-18166
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of biodiesel from Argentina. The period of investigation is January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-18164
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all The Boeing Company Model 787-8 and 787-9 airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by a flight test report indicating that the crew oxygen masks in the flight deck did not deploy correctly. This proposed AD would require an inspection to determine whether any crew oxygen mask having a certain part number is installed at four locations in the flight deck, and replacing affected crew oxygen masks. We are proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Cellular, Tissue, and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18161
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Cellular, Tissue, and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee (CTGTAC). The general function of the committee is to provide advice and recommendations to the Agency on FDA's regulatory issues. The meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River, Chesapeake, VA
Document Number: 2017-18160
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the I-64 (High Rise) Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River, mile 7.1, at Chesapeake, VA. The deviation is necessary to facilitate routine maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Agency Information Collection Activity: CHAMP VA Benefits-Application, Claim, Other Health Insurance & Potential Liability
Document Number: 2017-18159
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Regulation for Submission of Evidence
Document Number: 2017-18158
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
International Fisheries; Pacific Tuna Fisheries; 2017 Commercial Pacific Bluefin Tuna Fishery Closure in the Eastern Pacific Ocean
Document Number: 2017-18157
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is temporarily closing the U.S. commercial fishery for Pacific bluefin tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO) through December 31, 2017, because the 2017 catch limit of 425 metric tons has been exceeded. This action is necessary to prevent the fishery from further exceeding the applicable catch limit established by the Inter- American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) in Resolution C-16-08 (Measures for the Conservation and Management of Pacific Bluefin Tuna in the Eastern Pacific Ocean).