December 28, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-12-28-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-12-28
Buy America Waiver Notification
Document Number: 2017-28150
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice provides information regarding FHWA's finding that a Buy America waiver is appropriate for iron and steel components of Georgia Ports Authority (GPA)-procured Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes that will increase intermodal capacity at the Garden City Terminal in Garden City, Georgia. These iron and steel components are not manufactured (from melting to coating) in the United States in sufficient and reasonably available quantities and of a satisfactory quality. This notice follows FHWA's November 20, 2017, notice finding that a Buy America waiver is appropriate for 33 specific iron and steel components of the GPA Project by adding new items to the list of waived products.
Availability of Final Evaluation Findings of State Coastal Programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves
Document Number: 2017-28111
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given of the availability of final evaluation findings of state coastal programs and national estuarine research reserves. The NOAA Office for Coastal Management has completed review of the Coastal Zone Management Program evaluations for the states of New York, New Hampshire, Washington, and Maine. The states were found to be implementing and enforcing their federally approved Coastal Zone Management Programs, addressing the national coastal management objectives identified in CZMA Section 303(2)(A)-(K), and adhering to the programmatic terms of their financial assistance awards. The NOAA Office for Coastal Management has completed review of the National Estuarine Research Reserve evaluations for South Slough, Jacques Cousteau, Wells, and Narragansett Bay. The reserves were found to be adhering to programmatic requirements of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System. Copies of these final evaluation findings may be downloaded at http://coast.noaa.gov/czm/evaluations/ evaluation_findings/index.html or by submitting a written request to the person identified under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
Evaluation of National Estuarine Research Reserve
Document Number: 2017-28110
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
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.
Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-28108
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa)
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee) in San Francisco, California.
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of New Mexico
Document Number: 2017-28099
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of New Mexico (FEMA- 4352-DR), dated 12/20/2017. Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding. Incident Period: 10/04/2017 through 10/06/2017.
Notice of Agreement Filed
Document Number: 2017-28097
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Commission Staff Attendance
Document Number: 2017-28096
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Laurito, James P.; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2017-28091
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Southwest Power Pool, Inc.; Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-28090
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date; PJM Interconnection, LLC
Document Number: 2017-28089
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Dominion Energy Questar Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2017-28087
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization; Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC
Document Number: 2017-28086
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2017-28085
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-28084
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Cyber Security Incident Reporting Reliability Standards
Document Number: 2017-28083
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) proposes to direct the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the Commission-certified Electric Reliability Organization, to develop and submit modifications to the NERC Reliability Standards to improve mandatory reporting of Cyber Security Incidents, including incidents that might facilitate subsequent efforts to harm the reliable operation of the bulk electric system.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications (FDSA)
Document Number: 2017-28075
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 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 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Softwood Lumber Products From Canada; Determinations
Document Number: 2017-28074
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Qualified Financial Contracts Recordkeeping Related to Orderly Liquidation Authority
Document Number: 2017-28073
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Secretary of the Treasury (the ``Secretary''), as Chairperson of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, is proposing, in consultation with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the ``FDIC''), an amendment to the regulation implementing the qualified financial contract (``QFC'') recordkeeping requirements of the Dodd- Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the ``Dodd-Frank Act'' or the ``Act'') that would extend the compliance dates of the regulation.
Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)
Document Number: 2017-28072
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC announces the following meeting for the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). This meeting is open to the public, limited only by audio phone lines available. The public is also welcome to listen to the meeting by dialing 888-946-7207, passcode: 5023213. A total of 200 lines will be available. To register for this call, please go to www.cdc.gov/hicpac.
Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS), Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting and 18th Biannual Tribal Consultation Session
Document Number: 2017-28071
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), announces the following meeting and Tribal Consultation Session. The meetings are being hosted by CDC/ATSDR in-person only and are open to the public. Attendees must pre-register for the event by March 2, 2018, at the following link: www.cdc.gov/tribal/meetings.html.
Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, (BSC, NCIPC)
Document Number: 2017-28070
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC announces the following meeting for the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, (BSC, NCIPC). This meeting is open to the public limited only by the 75 telephone ports available. There will be a public comment period at the end of the meeting day from 3:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m., February 26, 2018.
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP); Notice of Charter Amendment
Document Number: 2017-28069
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
This gives notice under (the Federal Advisory Committee Act of October 6, 1972, that the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, has amended their charter to include a non- voting liaison representative; American Immunization Registry Association. The amended filing date is October 17, 2017.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection Renewals; Comment Request (3064-0022 & -0027)
Document Number: 2017-28068
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The FDIC, 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 the renewal of existing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the FDIC is soliciting comment on renewal of the information collections described below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection Renewal; Comment Request (OMB No. 3064-0084)
Document Number: 2017-28067
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The FDIC, 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 the renewal of the existing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the FDIC is soliciting comment on renewal of the information collection described below.
Update to Notice of Financial Institutions for Which the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has Been Appointed Either Receiver, Liquidator, or Manager
Document Number: 2017-28065
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (Corporation) has been appointed the sole receiver for the following financial institutions effective as of the Date Closed as indicated in the listing.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-28064
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the FTC is seeking public comments on its request to OMB for a three- year extension of the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Trade Regulation Rule entitled Power Output Claims for Amplifiers Utilized in Home Entertainment Products (Amplifier Rule or Rule) (OMB Control Number 3084-0105). That clearance expires on January 31, 2018.
Addition of the Wind River Indian Reservation to the List of Courts of Indian Offenses
Document Number: 2017-28063
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is confirming the interim final rule published on October 27, 2016, establishing a Court of Indian Offenses (also known as a CFR Court) for the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Court of Indian Offenses Serving the Wind River Indian Reservation
Document Number: 2017-28062
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This document accompanies the final rule establishing a Court of Indian Offenses (also known as a CFR Court) for the Wind River Indian Reservation published today and waives the application of certain regulations for the Court of Indian Offenses serving the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2017-28061
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public of the official filing of the survey plat listed below. The survey, which was executed at the request of the BLM, is necessary for the management of these lands. The plat will be available for viewing in the BLM Colorado State Office.
Kootenai National Forest, Lincoln County, Montana Montanore Project
Document Number: 2017-28060
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Kootenai National Forest (KNF) will prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) on a proposed federal action, which is approval of a Plan of Operations for the Evaluation Phase of the Montanore Project (Project) The Project is a proposed underground copper and silver mine located about 18 miles south of Libby, near the Cabinet Mountains within the Libby Ranger District, Kootenai National Forest, Lincoln County, Montana. The Montanore Project is proposed by Montanore Minerals Corp. (MMC), a subsidiary of Hecla Mining Co.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the Yolo Bypass Salmonid Habitat Restoration and Fish Passage Project, Yolo, Sutter, and Solano Counties, California
Document Number: 2017-28059
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation, as the National Environmental Policy Act Federal lead agency, and the California Department of Water Resources, as the California Environmental Quality Act State lead agency, have made available for public review and comment the Yolo Bypass Salmonid Habitat Restoration and Fish Passage Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR). Two public meetings will be held to receive comments from individuals and organizations on the Draft EIS/EIR.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Amendment 44
Document Number: 2017-28058
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the approval of Amendment 44 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP) as submitted by the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) Fishery Management Council (Council). Amendment 44 revises minimum stock size thresholds (MSST) for seven stocks in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) reef fish fishery management unit. The MSST is revised for the gag, red grouper, red snapper, vermilion snapper, gray triggerfish, greater amberjack, and hogfish stocks. The need for Amendment 44 is to provide a sufficient buffer between spawning stock biomass at maximum sustainable yield (BMSY) and MSST to reduce the likelihood that stock status changes frequently between overfished and not overfished as a result of scientific uncertainty or natural fluctuations in biomass levels.
Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2017-28057
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA), the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) requests nominations of individuals to serve on the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board). There will be eight positions available. Board members shall serve a staggered term of two years or three years from the date of their appointment. The BIE will consider nominations received in response to this request for nominations, as well as other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice provides committee and membership criteria.