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Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-28034
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Designation for the Essex, Illinois; Savage, Minnesota; Alabama; and Washington Areas
Document Number: 2017-28033
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture
AMS is announcing the designations of Kankakee Grain Inspection, Inc. (Kankakee); State Grain Inspection, Inc. (State Grain); Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (Alabama); and the Washington Department of Agriculture (Washington) to provide official services under the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA), as amended. The realignment of offices within the U.S. Department of Agriculture authorized by the Secretary's Memorandum dated November 14, 2017, eliminates the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) as a standalone agency. The grain inspection activities formerly part of GIPSA are now organized under the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS).
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions; Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Order 13581
Document Number: 2017-28032
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of five individuals and three entities whose property and interests in property have been unblocked.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2017-28031
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on being listed in the Annex to an Executive Order or OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2017-28030
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. Additionally, OFAC is publishing an update to the identifying information of persons currently included in the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Pile Driving Activities for Waterfront Repairs at the U.S. Coast Guard Station Monterey, Monterey, California
Document Number: 2017-28029
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during pile driving activities associated with waterfront repairs at the USCG Monterey Station in Monterey, California.
Application to Export Electric Energy; Fisterra Generación, S. de R.L. de C.V.
Document Number: 2017-28028
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Energy
Fisterra Generaci[oacute]n, S. de R.L. de C.V. (Applicant) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to the Federal Power Act.
Submission for OMB Review; Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety
Document Number: 2017-28025
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning the Standard Form (SF) 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety.
Iraq Stabilization and Insurgency Sanctions Regulations
Document Number: 2017-28023
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is adopting a final rule amending the Iraq Stabilization and Insurgency Sanctions Regulations to implement Executive Order (E.O.) 13668 of May 27, 2014 (``Ending Immunities Granted to the Development Fund for Iraq and Certain Other Iraqi Property and Interests in Property Pursuant to Executive Order 13303, as Amended''). These amendments also implement certain technical and conforming changes.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-28021
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Commerce
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-28020
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, from on or about March 13, 2018, until on or about June 24, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Mirroring China's Past: Emperors, Scholars, and Their Bronzes” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-28019
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Mirroring China's Past: Emperors, Scholars, and Their Bronzes,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Art Institute of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, from on or about February 25, 2018, until on or about May 13, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Thomas Cole's Journey: Atlantic Crossings” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-28018
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Thomas Cole's Journey: Atlantic Crossings,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about January 30, 2018, until on or about May 13, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “A Queen's Treasure at Versailles: Marie-Antoinette's Japanese Lacquer” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-28017
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``A Queen's Treasure at Versailles: Marie-Antoinette's Japanese Lacquer,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, Malibu, California, from on or about January 23, 2018, until on or about January 6, 2019, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-28016
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, Florida, from on or about January 20, 2018, until on or about April 8, 2018, at the Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, from on or about May 12, 2018, until on or about August 5, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Council on Graduate Medical Education
Document Number: 2017-28015
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces that the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME) will hold a public meeting.
Submission for Review: CSRS/FERS Documentation in Support of Disability Retirement Application, Standard Form 3112
Document Number: 2017-28013
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a revised information collection, CSRS/FERS Documentation in Support of Disability Retirement Application, Standard Form 3112.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-28012
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Commerce
Notice of Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council Vacancies
Document Number: 2017-28011
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board hereby gives notice of vacancies on RSTAC for two small shipper representatives, one large shipper representative, two small railroad representatives, and two large railroad representatives. The Board seeks suggestions for candidates to fill these vacancies.
Commerce in Explosives; 2017 Annual List of Explosive Materials
Document Number: 2017-28010
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Pursuant to Federal law, the Department of Justice must publish and revise at least annually in the Federal Register a list of explosives determined to be explosive materials. The list covers not only explosives, but also blasting agents and detonators, all of which are defined as ``explosive materials.'' This notice contains the 2017 Annual List of Explosive Materials, which remains unchanged from the 2016 Annual List of Explosives.
Revisions to Arbitration Procedures
Document Number: 2017-28009
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Passaic River, Newark, NJ
Document Number: 2017-28008
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Routes 1 & 9 (Lincoln Highway) Bridge across the Passaic River, mile 1.8 at Newark, New Jersey. This modified deviation extends the period the bridge may remain in the closed-to-navigation position and is necessary to facilitate structural steel repairs at the lift span.
Notice and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-28007
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections.
In the Matter of: Hunter Perry, 173 Red Hawk Drive, Vine Grove, KY 40175; Order Denying Export Privileges
Document Number: 2017-28005
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Cost of Living Adjustments Effective December 1, 2017
Document Number: 2017-27992
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by law, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is hereby giving notice of cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) in certain benefit rates and income limitations. These COLAs affect the pension and parents' dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) programs. The rate of the adjustment is tied to the increase in Social Security benefits effective December 1, 2017, as announced by the Social Security Administration (SSA). SSA has announced an increase of 2.0 percent.
Cost-of-Living Adjustments Effective December 1, 2017
Document Number: 2017-27991
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by law, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is hereby giving notice of cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) in certain benefit rates. These COLAs affect the dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) program. The rate of the adjustment is tied to the increase in Social Security benefits, effective December 1, 2017, as announced by the Social Security Administration (SSA). SSA has announced an increase of 2.0 percent.
Self-Regulatory Organizations; MIAX PEARL, LLC; Order Declaring Effective a Minor Rule Violation Plan
Document Number: 2017-27990
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Product Change-Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-27988
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-27987
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-27986
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, & First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-27985
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-27984
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-27983
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-27982
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Elimination of Main Studio Rule; Correction
Document Number: 2017-27981
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-28
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is correcting an announcement of effective date for a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on December 18, 2017. In the last sentence of the Supplementary Information section of that document, the stated effective date of January 8, 2017 should have been January 8, 2018.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2017-27980
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
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 (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. 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 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number.