February 22, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2019-02-22-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2019-02-22
Medicare Program; Announcement of the Re-Approval of COLA Under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988
Document Number: 2019-03169
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the application of COLA for re-approval as an accreditation organization for clinical laboratories under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) program for the specialty and subspecialty areas listed in this notice under CLIA. We have determined that COLA meets or exceeds the applicable CLIA requirements. We are announcing the re-approval and grant COLA deeming authority for a period of 6 years.
Accreditation of Oil Technologies Services, Inc. DBA Seahawk Services (West Deptford, NJ) as a Commercial Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-03128
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Oil Technologies Services, Inc. DBA Seahawk Services (West Deptford, NJ), has been accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 26, 2018.
Accreditation of Altol Chemical and Environmental Laboratory, Inc. (Ponce, PR), as a Commercial Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-03126
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Altol Chemical and Environmental Laboratory, Inc. (Ponce, PR), has been accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 27, 2018.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Concord, CA) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-03124
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Concord, CA), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of October 17, 2018.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Sulphur, LA) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-03123
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Sulphur, LA), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 24, 2018.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Signal Hill, CA) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-03121
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Signal Hill, CA), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of October 11, 2018.
Accreditation and Approval of Camin Cargo Control, Inc. (Corpus Christi, TX), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-03119
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Camin Cargo Control, Inc. (Corpus Christi, TX), has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 8, 2018.
Accreditation and Approval of Camin Cargo Control, Inc. (Linden, NJ), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-03118
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Camin Cargo Control, Inc. (Linden, NJ), has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 21, 2018.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Online Customer Relationship Management (CRM)/Performance Databases
Document Number: 2019-03117
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency
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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Supplemental Information for Change of Program or Reenrollment After Unsatisfactory Attendance, Conduct, or Progress
Document Number: 2019-03116
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits 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.
Variant Equity I, LP, and Project Kenwood Acquistion, LLC-Acquisition of Control-Coach USA Administration, Inc., and Coach USA, Inc.
Document Number: 2019-03115
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
On December 20, 2018, Variant Equity I, LP (Variant), and Project Kenwood Acquisition, LLC (collectively, Applicants), both noncarriers, jointly filed an application to acquire from SCUSI Limited 100% of the stock in Coach USA Administration, Inc., a noncarrier that owns 100% of Coach USA, Inc., another noncarrier, that controls 29 motor passenger carriers that hold federally-issued interstate operating authority. The Board is tentatively approving and authorizing the transaction,\1\ and, if no opposing comments are timely filed, this notice will be the final Board action. Persons wishing to oppose the application must follow the rules.
Accreditation and Approval of Camin Cargo Control, Inc. (Richmond, CA), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-03114
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Camin Cargo Control, Inc. (Richmond, CA), has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of March 15, 2018.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc. (Corpus, Christi, TX), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-03113
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc. (Corpus Christi, TX), has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 8, 2018.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc. (St. Rose, LA), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-03112
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc. (St. Rose, LA), has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of May 9, 2018.
Approval of Altol Petroleum Products Services, Inc. (Ponce, PR), as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2019-03111
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Altol Petroleum Products Services, Inc. (Ponce, PR), has been approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 28, 2018.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Pennsylvania; Nonattainment New Source Review Requirements for 2008 8-Hour Ozone Standard
Document Number: 2019-03109
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a state implementation plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This revision was in response to EPA's February 3, 2017 Findings of Failure to Submit for various requirements relating to the 2008 8-hour ozone national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS). This SIP revision is specific to nonattainment new source review (NNSR) requirements. EPA is approving this revision in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Proposed Partial Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit
Document Number: 2019-03108
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (``CAA'' or the ``Act''), notice is given of a proposed partial consent decree in Sierra Club v. Pruitt, No. 1:17-cv-02174-APM (D.D.C.). On October 19, 2017, Sierra Club filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, alleging that the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'') failed to perform a non-discretionary duty to assess and report to Congress on the environmental and resource conservation impacts of the Energy Independence and Security Act's (EISA) Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program, failed to complete the required anti- backsliding study to determine whether the vehicle and engine air pollutant emissions changes resulting from the RFS program's renewable fuel volumes adversely impact air quality, and failed to promulgate fuel regulations to implement appropriate measures to mitigate any such adverse impacts or make a determination that such regulations were unnecessary. The proposed partial consent decree would establish a deadline for EPA to take action on the anti-backsliding study.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2019-03107
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act, EPA's Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) is providing notice of its proposal to modify an existing system of records (SOR) by updating the category of uses to add lead-based paint and renovator professionals' photographs, to add names of training program managers and principal course instructors as well as their education or experience or training qualifications, to discuss EPA's Central Data Exchange (CDX) interconnection for online applications and notifications submissions and other administrative updates to the ``Federal Lead-Based Paint Program System of Records'' (FLPPSOR). FLPPSOR stores information in both electronic and hard-copy formats and contains information about individuals who have applied for certification to conduct lead-based paint and renovation, repair and painting (RRP) activities and students taking classes in lead-based paint and RRP activities. FLPPSOR contains information about individuals who have been trained or applied for certification to perform lead-based paint and RRP activities. FLPPSOR contains information about individuals who are trained or certified in the following disciplines: abatement workers, inspectors, supervisors, risk assessors, project designers, renovators and dust sampling technicians. The EPA Federal Lead-Based Paint Program system of records does not duplicate any existing system of records. The system handles Privacy Act protected information in the same manner regardless of whether the information is contained in electronic or hard-copy form.
Georgia: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revisions
Document Number: 2019-03106
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is granting Georgia final authorization for changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The Agency published a notice of proposed rulemaking on August 13, 2018, and provided for public comment. No comments were received on Georgia's proposed revisions. No further opportunity for comment will be provided.
Florida: Proposed Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revisions
Document Number: 2019-03105
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Florida has applied to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), as amended. EPA has reviewed Florida's application and has determined, subject to public comment, that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization. Therefore, we are proposing to authorize the State's changes. EPA seeks public comment prior to taking final action.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03104
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the District of Columbia Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-03103
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a meeting of the District of Columbia Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene by conference call, at 12:00 p.m. (EST) Thursday, March 7, 2019. The purpose of the planning meeting is to continue project planning for a future briefing meeting on the Committee's civil rights project that examines the intersection of homelessness, mental health and the criminal justice system, including a review of the DC Mental Health Court. Date/Time: Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (EST). Public Call-In Information: Conference call number: 1-855-719-5012 and conference call ID number: 3606878.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2019-03102
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2019-03101
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2019-03100
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2019-03099
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Air Plan Approval; Texas; Reasonably Available Control Technology
Document Number: 2019-03096
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is converting its September 22, 2017 conditional approval of revisions to the Texas State Implementation Plan (SIP), addressing Oxides of Nitrogen (NOX) Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for the TXI Operations, LP (Texas Industries, Inc., TXI) cement manufacturing plant in Ellis County, to full approval. We are approving an August 21, 2018 SIP submittal which satisfies Texas' commitment which was the basis for our conditional approval. We are taking this action in accordance with the Clean Air Act (CAA, the Act).
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico
Document Number: 2019-03094
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Northern New Mexico. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Denison, IA
Document Number: 2019-03093
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Denison Municipal Airport, Denison, IA. The FAA is proposing this action due to the decommissioning of the Denison non-directional radio beacon (NDB). Additionally, the geographic coordinates are being updated to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2019-03092
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Information Collection Under OMB Emergency Review: Three Information Collections Related to the United States Munitions List, Categories I, II and III; Correction
Document Number: 2019-03091
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State published a Federal Register Notice on February 12, 2019, notifying the public of the Emergency processing and approval of this collection by April 1, 2019. The Notice using Docket Number: DOS-2018-0063 contained an incorrect date when all comments must be received. This document corrects the date to March 14, 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Revision of and Renewal of Previously Approved Collection; Comments Requested: Electronic Applications for the Attorney General's Honors Program and the Summer Law Intern Program
Document Number: 2019-03090
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Justice
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Justice Management Division, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management (OARM), is submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Petitions for Modification of Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2019-03089
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Petitions for Modification of Mandatory Safety Standards.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03088
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03087
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03086
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03085
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03084
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03083
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03082
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03081
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Request for Clearance of a Revision a Currently Approved Information Collection: National Census of Ferry Operators
Document Number: 2019-03080
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Transportation
In accordance with the requirements of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the BTS to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB's) approval for new iterations of an on-going biennial information collection related to the nation's ferry operations. The information collected from each Census will be used to produce a descriptive database of existing ferry operations. A summary report of survey findings will also be published by BTS on the BTS web page: www.bts.gov/ncfo.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03079
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Information Collection Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03077
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for the Distance Learning and Telemedicine Loan and Grant Program, which it intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Grain Export Registration Renewal Information
Document Number: 2019-03076
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture
With this publication, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) notifies persons about annual requirements for renewing the Application for Registration as required by the United States Grain Standards Act. All persons engaged in the business of buying grain for sale in foreign commerce and in the business of handling, weighing, or transporting grain for sale in foreign commerce in excess of 15,000 metric tons during the preceding or current calendar year must register annually. 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 AMS.
Almonds Grown in California; Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-03075
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request an extension for and revision to a currently approved information collection for Almonds Grown in California, Marketing Order No. 981.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2019-03074
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered species under the Endangered Species Act. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing any of the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period.
Large Residential Washers: Monitoring Developments in the Domestic Industry
Document Number: 2019-03073
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission has instituted investigation No. TA-204-013, Large Residential Washers: Report on Monitoring of Developments in the Domestic Industry, for the purpose of preparing the report to the President and the Congress required by section 204(a)(2) of the Trade Act of 1974 on its monitoring of developments in the domestic industry following the President's decision to impose a safeguard measure on imports of large residential washers and certain washer parts as described in Proclamation 9694 of January 23, 2018.