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Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2018-12-31-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2018-12-31
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2018-28419
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus SAS Model A320-214, A320-232, A320-233, A321-211 and A321-231 airplanes. This AD was prompted by an investigation that revealed that the outer cylinder of a certain ram air turbine (RAT) actuator was not properly deburred in accordance with manufacturing specifications. This AD requires a replacement of affected RAT actuators. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2018-28418
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus SAS Model A350-941 and -1041 airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of thrust reverser actuators (TRAs) jamming. This AD requires repetitive greasing of the TRAs, dispatch restrictions and maintenance procedure revisions. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2018-28414
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2018-28413
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2018-28412
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-725G); Consolidated Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2018-28411
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is submitting its information collection FERC-725G (Reliability Standards for the Bulk Power System: PRC Reliability Standards, OMB Control No. 1902-0252) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of the information collection requirements. As part of this extension request, FERC will transfer the information collection requirements and burden of the FERC-725G1 (OMB Control No. 1902-0284) and FERC-725G4 (OMB Control No. 1902-0282) into FERC-725G. FERC-725G1 and FERC-725G4 information collections will eventually be discontinued. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. The Commission previously published a Notice in the Federal Register on 10/17/2018, requesting public comments. The Commission received no comments on the FERC-725G (or the transfers of FERC-725G1 and FERC-725G4) and will make this notation in its submittal to OMB.
Civil Monetary Penalties-2019 Adjustment
Document Number: 2018-28410
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is issuing a final rule to implement the annual inflationary adjustment to its civil monetary penalties, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015.
Notice of Agreement Filed
Document Number: 2018-28407
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2018-28405
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This advises the public that three direct-take permits have been issued for research and enhancement purposes in the San Joaquin River Basin, Central Valley, California. Permit 16608-2R has been issued to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for implementation of the San Joaquin Steelhead Monitoring Program. Permit 21477 has been issued to FISHBIO Environmental, LLC for implementation of the Stanislaus Native Fish Plan. Permit 20571 has been issued to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for implementation of one Hatchery and Genetic Management Plan associated with the San Joaquin River Restoration Program's (SJRRP) Salmon Conservation and Research Facility, operating to reintroduce Central Valley spring-run Chinook salmon to the San Joaquin River.
Request for Public Comments on the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force Draft Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations
Document Number: 2018-28403
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA), requires that the public be given at least ninety (90) days to submit comments on any proposed updates and recommendations developed by the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force (Task Force). The Task Force is requesting comments on the Draft Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations (hereinafter referred to as Draft Report). Section 101 of the CARA authorized the creation of the Task Force to identify gaps or inconsistencies, and propose updates to best practices and recommendations for pain management, including chronic and acute pain. The Secretary of HHS convened the Task Force in cooperation with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Secretary of Defense. On September 26, 2018, the Task Force voted on the proposed updates and recommendations that would be provided to the public for comment, which are included in the Draft Report. Once the ninety (90) day comment period concludes, the Task Force will consider comments received and compile a Final Report with its proposed updates and recommendations.
Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee; Meetings
Document Number: 2018-28402
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the 2019 meetings of the Physician- Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC). These meetings will include deliberation and voting on proposals for physician-focused payment models (PFPMs) submitted by individuals and stakeholder entities. All meetings are open to the public.
Allowance for Private Purchase of an Outer Burial Receptacle in Lieu of a Government-Furnished Graveliner for a Grave in a VA National Cemetery
Document Number: 2018-28401
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is updating the monetary allowance payable for qualifying interments that occur during calendar year 2019, which applies toward the private purchase of an outer burial receptacle (or ``graveliner'') for use in a VA national cemetery. The allowance is equal to the average cost of Government- furnished graveliners less any administrative costs to VA. The purpose of this Notice is to notify interested parties of the average cost of Government-furnished graveliners, administrative costs that relate to processing and paying the allowance and the amount of the allowance payable for qualifying interments that occur during calendar year 2019.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-28375
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), proposes to modify one Privacy Act System of Record titled ``Financial Systems, OCFO-10'' published at 75 FR 6622 (February 10, 2010), to include 4 new routine uses: Support Do Not Pay initiative under the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012 (IPERIA); two mandatory routine uses addressing Breach Notification per Office of Management and Budget memoranda M-17-12; and routine use for contractors, grantees, etc., support. This modification will also include incorporating and consolidating General Services Administration (GSA) GSA/PPFM-11 (Pegasys) into OCFO-10, Financial Systems. USDA/OCFO has acquired full ownership and responsibility for the management of the GSA commercial-off-the shelf financial management system named Pegasys in fiscal year 2016. The consolidation of the financial systems will update the following sections within OCFO-10: Purpose, system location, categories of individuals covered by the system, record source categories, and storage. Upon publication of the modified OCFO-10, Financial Systems, GSA will rescind GSA/PPFM-11 (Pegasys) published at 71 FR 60710 (November 27, 2006), modified at 73 FR 22397 (April 25, 2008).
Public Approval of Tax-Exempt Private Activity Bonds
Document Number: 2018-28371
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations on the public approval requirement applicable to tax-exempt private activity bonds issued by State and local governments. The final regulations update and replace existing regulations to address statutory changes, streamline the public approval process, and reduce administrative burdens. The final regulations affect State and local governments that issue tax-exempt private activity bonds.
Reissuance of State or Local Bonds
Document Number: 2018-28370
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations that address when tax-exempt bonds are treated as retired for purposes of section 103 and sections 141 through 150 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The proposed regulations are necessary to unify and to clarify existing guidance on this subject. The proposed regulations affect State and local governments that issue tax-exempt bonds.
Medicare Program; Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) Fees
Document Number: 2018-28359
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice with comment period announces the increase of certain fees established under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA). The Public Health Service Act (PHSA) requires the Secretary to impose certificate fees to cover the general costs of administering the CLIA program, as well as additional fees, including Inspection fees for non-accredited laboratories. We are increasing these fees to cover the cost of administering the CLIA program as required by statute. We seek public comment regarding this increase, which we believe is necessary to meet the statutory requirements.
Safety Zone; Marina Del Rey Fireworks Event; Marina Del Rey, California
Document Number: 2018-28355
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in Marina Del Rey Harbor around the fireworks launch site located at the south jetty. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the waterway users by keeping them clear of potentially harmful debris within the fall out zone during the fireworks displays scheduled to take place within Marina Del Rey harbor on December 31, 2018 and January 1, 2019. Entry of persons or vessels into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP), Los AngelesLong Beach, or her designated representative.
International Product Change-Global Plus 6
Document Number: 2018-28352
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add the Global Plus 6 product to the Competitive Products List.
Certain Programmable Logic Controller (PLCs), Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation in Its Entirety; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2018-28349
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 24) granting a motion by Complainant Radwell International, Inc., of Willingboro, New Jersey (``Radwell'') to terminate the above-captioned investigation in its entirety by reason of withdrawal of its complaint. The investigation is hereby terminated.
Amendment of Class E Airspace for the Following Alaska Towns; Barrow, AK; Chevak, AK; Clarks Point, AK; Elim, AK; and Golovin, AK
Document Number: 2018-28346
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet above the surface in Alaska at Wiley Post/Will Rogers Memorial Airport, Barrow; Chevak Airport; Clarks Point Airport; Elim Airport; and Golovin Airport. This action adds exclusionary language to the legal descriptions of these airports to exclude Class E airspace extending beyond 12 miles from the shoreline, and ensures the safety and management of aircraft within the National Airspace System. Also, an editorial change is made in the associated airspace designation for Chevak Airport.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Badami, AK
Document Number: 2018-28345
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet above the surface at Badami Airport, AK, and adds exclusionary language to the legal description of the airport to ensure the safety and management of aircraft within the National Airspace System. Also, the geographic coordinates of the airport are updated.
Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978
Document Number: 2018-28343
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a notice of permit applications received to conduct activities regulated under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. NSF has published regulations under the Antarctic Conservation Act in the Code of Federal Regulations. This is the required notice of permit applications received.
Small Business HUBZone Program; Government Contracting Programs
Document Number: 2018-28320
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
On October 31, 2018, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA or Agency) published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register to solicit public comments on proposed comprehensive revisions to the regulations governing the Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Program. This document announces the extension of the current comment period until February 14, 2019.
Air Plan Approval; California; El Dorado County Air Quality Management District; Reasonably Available Control Technology Demonstration
Document Number: 2018-28294
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve a revision to the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District (EDCAQMD or ``District'') portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). This revision concerns the District's demonstration regarding reasonably available control technology (RACT) requirements for the 2008 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) and negative declarations for several source categories. We are approving local SIP revisions to demonstrate that RACT is implemented as required under the Clean Air Act (CAA or ``the Act'').
Incorporation by Reference; North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria; Hazardous Materials Safety Permits
Document Number: 2018-28169
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-12-31
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA proposes to amend its Hazardous Materials Safety Permits regulations to incorporate by reference the updated Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) handbook. The Out-of-Service Criteria provide uniform enforcement tolerances for roadside inspections to enforcement personnel nationwide, including FMCSA's State partners. Currently, the regulations reference the April 1, 2016, edition of the handbook. Through this notice, FMCSA proposes to incorporate by reference the April 1, 2018, edition.