February 25, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2019-02-25-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2019-02-25
Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule
Document Number: C1-2019-00785
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Revisions to the Filing Process for Commission Forms
Document Number: C1-2019-00460
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Establishment of the United States Space Force
Document Number: 2019-03345
Type: Administrative Order
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-03333
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-03283
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2019-03260
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2019-03248
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2019-03242
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Funding Opportunity Title: Change to Notice of Guarantee Availability (NOGA) Inviting Qualified Issuer Applications and Guarantee Applications for the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Bond Guarantee Program
Document Number: 2019-03204
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
On November 6, 2018, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) published a Notice of Guarantee Availability (NOGA) under the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program in the Federal Register (83 FR 55582, November 6, 2018) announcing the availability of up to $500 million in Guarantee Authority, contingent upon Congressional authorization. The CDFI Fund is issuing this notice to amend the NOGA Guarantee Application deadline from 11:59 p.m. ET on February 26, 2019, to 11:59 p.m. ET on March 26, 2019. The deadline for Qualified Issuer Applications is amended from 11:59 p.m. ET on February 19, 2019, to March 19, 2019, and the CDFI Certification Applications must have been received by the CDFI Fund by 11:59 p.m. ET on December 3, 2018, in accordance with the NOGA published on November 6, 2018. Capitalized terms used in this NOGA and not defined elsewhere are defined in the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program regulations (12 CFR 1808.102) and the CDFI Program Regulations (12 CFR 1805.104). All other information and requirements set forth in the NOGA published on November 6, 2018, shall remain effective, as published.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Alaska Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-03202
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
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 meetings of the Alaska Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 and at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 AKT. The purpose of both of these meetings is for the Committee to review the draft of the Alaska Native voting rights report.
Notice of Public Meeting of the North Carolina Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-03201
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
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 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the North Carolina Advisory Committee will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, to discuss potential project topics.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03200
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, U.s. Census Bureau
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Provisions; Small-Mesh Multispecies Fishery; Notice of Intent To Withdraw Existing Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Amendment 22 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan
Document Number: 2019-03199
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council initiated development of Amendment 22 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan, which considered limited access alternatives for the small-mesh multispecies fishery, in 2015. At its December 2018 meeting, the Council voted to take no action on any of the limited access alternatives analyzed in the draft amendment and draft environmental impact statement. With this decision the Council and the National Marine Fisheries Service have completed all the necessary work on this action and hereby withdraw the draft environmental impact statement from further consideration.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8611
Document Number: 2019-03198
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8611, Recapture of Low-Income Housing Credit.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Focused Mitigation Strategies To Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration
Document Number: 2019-03197
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on collections of information describing mitigation strategies to protect food against intentional adulteration.
Meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-03196
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC).
Institutional Review Board Waiver or Alteration of Informed Consent for Minimal Risk Clinical Investigations; Reopening of Comment Period
Document Number: 2019-03195
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is reopening the comment period for the proposed rule that appeared in the Federal Register of November 15, 2018. In the Federal Register of December 20, 2018, the Agency extended the comment period until February 13, 2019. The Agency is taking this action to reopen the comment period to allow interested persons additional time to submit comments due to technical issues with the Federal eRulemaking Portal (https://www.regulations.gov) on February 13, 2019.
Safe Harbor Agreements for the Northern Spotted Owl for Eden Property and RPH Comptche Properties, Mendocino County, California
Document Number: 2019-03194
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
This notice advises the public that Jennifer and Jonathan Eden and RPH Comptche Property LLC (two separate applicants) have each applied to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) for an enhancement of survival (EOS) permit under the Endangered Species Act. If granted, either or both EOS permits would be in effect for a 40-year period in Mendocino County, California, and would authorize take of the northern spotted owl that is likely to occur incidental to managing the timber on their properties under periodic (approximately 10-year harvest intervals) uneven-aged forestry management practices of single-tree and group selection. The documents available for review and comment are the applicants' safe harbor agreements and our draft environmental action statements and low-effect screening forms, which support categorical exclusions under the National Environmental Policy Act. We invite comments from the public and Federal, Tribal, State, and local governments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Guidance for Industry on Formal Dispute Resolution; Appeals Above the Division Level
Document Number: 2019-03193
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing that a proposed collection of information has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2019-03192
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firms' workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm.
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2019-03191
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Region; 2018-2019 Commercial Hook-and-Line Closure for King Mackerel in the Gulf of Mexico Southern Zone
Document Number: 2019-03190
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements an accountability measure (AM) to close the hook-and-line component of the commercial sector for king mackerel in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) southern zone. This closure is necessary to protect the Gulf king mackerel resource.
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2019-03189
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2019-03188
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2019-03187
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2019-03186
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation
Document Number: 2019-03185
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), this notice announces that the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT) has scheduled a public meeting. Information about ACOT and the agenda for this meeting can be found on the ACOT website at https://www.organdonor.gov/about-dot/acot.html.
Meeting of the Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
Document Number: 2019-03184
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), this notice announces that the Secretary's Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation (ACBSCT) has scheduled a public meeting. Information about ACBSCT and the agenda for this meeting can be found on the ACBSCT website at https://bloodcell.transplant.hrsa.gov/about/ advisory_council/meetings/index.html.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2019-03183
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the United States Postal Service[supreg] (Postal Service) is revising the notice for Privacy Act System of Records USPS 100.000, General Personnel Records, and USPS 100.400, Personnel Compensation and Payroll Records.
Certain Thermoplastic-Encapsulated Electric Motors, Components Thereof, and Products and Vehicles Containing Same II; Notice of Commission Determination To Review a Final Initial Determination in Its Entirety; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on the Issues Under Review and on Remedy, the Public Interest, and Bonding; Extension of the Target Date
Document Number: 2019-03182
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in its entirety the presiding administrative law judge's final initial determination, finding no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, with respect to U.S. Patent Nos. 7,683,509 and 7,928,348. The Commission has also determined to extend the target date for completion of the above- captioned investigation until April 29, 2019. The Commission requests certain briefing from the parties on certain issues under review, as indicated in this notice. The Commission also requests briefing from the parties and interested persons on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding.
National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps
Document Number: 2019-03180
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Service Administration
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps (NACNHSC) has scheduled public meetings for the 2019 calendar year (CY). Information about the NACNHSC, agendas, and materials for these meetings can be found on the NACNHSC website at https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/ about/national-advisory-council-nhsc/index.html.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Streamlined Clearance Process for Discretionary Grants
Document Number: 2019-03179
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues
Document Number: 2019-03176
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture
The U.S Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting on March 7, 2019. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States (U.S.) positions to be discussed at the 51st Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, in Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China, April 8-13, 2019. The U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius and the Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 51st Session of the CCPR and to address items on the agenda.
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2019-03174
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2019-03172
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa
Document Number: 2019-03171
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications for membership on the 2019-2021 term of the President's Advisory Council (Advisory Council) on Doing Business in Africa. The purpose of the Advisory Council is to advise the President through the Secretary of Commerce on strengthening commercial engagement between the United States and Africa. This term, the Secretary is particularly interested in advice on advancing President Trump's new strategy for Africa.
Request for Information Regarding Grandfathered Group Health Plans and Grandfathered Group Health Insurance Coverage
Document Number: 2019-03170
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document is a request for information regarding grandfathered group health plans and grandfathered group health insurance coverage. Given the limited information available regarding such coverage, the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services (the Departments) are issuing this request for information to gather input from the public in order to better understand the challenges that group health plans and group health insurance issuers face in avoiding a loss of grandfathered status, and to determine whether there are opportunities for the Departments to assist such plans and issuers, consistent with the law, in preserving the grandfathered status of group health plans and group health insurance coverage in ways that would benefit employers, employee organizations, plan participants and beneficiaries, and other stakeholders.
Notice to LSC Grantees of Application Process for Midyear Subgrants of 2019 Basic Field Grant Funds
Document Number: 2019-03168
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the national organization charged with administering Federal funds provided for civil legal services to low-income people. LSC hereby announces the submission dates for applications for subgrants of Basic Field Grant funds starting after March 1, 2019 but before January 1, 2020. LSC is also providing information about where applicants may locate subgrant application forms and directions for providing the information required to apply for a subgrant.
Supervisory Committee Audits and Verifications
Document Number: 2019-03164
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The NCUA Board (Board) proposes to amend its regulations governing the responsibilities of a federally insured credit union (FICU) to obtain an annual supervisory committee audit of the credit union. The proposal implements recommendations outlined in the agency's Regulatory Reform Task Force's Regulatory Reform Agenda (Agenda) and will provide additional flexibility to FICUs.
Broadband Pilot Program-ReConnect Program
Document Number: 2019-03163
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) announced its general policy and application procedures for funding under the eConnectivity Pilot Program (ReConnect Program) on December 14, 2018, in the Federal Register. The Reconnect Program will provide loans, grants, and loan/ grant combinations to facilitate broadband deployment in rural areas. In facilitating the expansion of broadband services and infrastructure, ReConnect will fuel long-term rural economic development and opportunities in rural America. The awards made under this program will bring high speed broadband to the farms which will allow them to increase productivity. This Notice amends the original application window closing dates that were published in the December 14, 2018, Federal Register Notice and provides the anticipated date that the opening application window will be announced.
Information Collection Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03162
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03161
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The proposed information collection described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Tennessee Valley Authority is soliciting public comments on this proposed collection.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: The Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) Pilot Program
Document Number: 2019-03160
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Notice of Public Meetings of the New York Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-03159
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
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 New York Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene by conference call at 12:00 p.m. (EST) on: Friday, March 8, 2019. The purpose of the meeting is to approve a proposal for a topic for committee study.