March 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2019-03-26-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2019-03-26
Improving Free Inquiry, Transparency, and Accountability at Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 2019-05934
Type: Executive Order
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2019-05863
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-05850
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2019-05840
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, Department of Justice
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-05810
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-05809
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Announcement of the Renewal of the Charter for the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE) and the April 10, 2019 Meeting of APOE
Document Number: 2019-05764
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the renewal of the Charter and the next meeting of the APOE (the Panel) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Panel advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of consumer education strategies concerning the Health Insurance Marketplace\SM\, Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). This meeting is open to the public.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2019-05763
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Pursuant to the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, as amended, HUD is providing notice of its intent to execute a new computer matching agreement with Social Security Administration for a recurring matching program with HUD's Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) and Office of Housing, involving comparisons of SSN's and benefit information provided by participants in any authorized HUD rental housing assistance program. HUD will obtain SSA data and make the results available to: (1) Program administrators such as public housing agencies (PHAs) and private owners and management agents (O/As) (collectively referred to as POAs) to enable them to verify the accuracy of income reported by the tenants (participants) of HUD rental assistance programs and (2) contract administrators (CAs) overseeing and monitoring O/A operations as well as independent public auditors (IPAs) that audit both PHAs and O/As. The most recent renewal of the current matching agreement will expire on May 7, 2019.
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of Georgia
Document Number: 2019-05762
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Georgia dated 03/18/2019. Incident: Severe Weather System. Incident Period: 03/03/2019.
Accreditation and Approval of NMK Resources, Inc. (Roselle, NJ) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-05761
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that NMK Resources, Inc. (Roselle, NJ), 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 May 29, 2018.
Standards Development and the Use of Standards in Regulatory Submissions Reviewed in the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research; Guidance for Industry; Availability
Document Number: 2019-05760
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of a final guidance entitled ``Standards Development and the Use of Standards in Regulatory Submissions Reviewed in the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research; Guidance for Industry.'' The guidance document provides the recommendations of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) on the use of standards in product development and control as well as the use of such standards in CBER's managed review process. CBER recognizes the value of standards and encourages the use of appropriate standards in the development and control of CBER-regulated medical products. Sponsors' use of standards can facilitate product development and provide a more efficient evaluation of regulatory submissions. The guidance announced in this notice finalizes the draft guidance of the same title dated December 2017.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments Waiver Applications
Document Number: 2019-05759
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
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 associated with Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) waiver applications.
Accreditation and Approval of NMK Resources, Inc. (Kenner, LA) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-05758
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that NMK Resources, Inc. (Kenner, 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 July 20, 2017.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs During Production; Recordkeeping and Registration Provisions
Document Number: 2019-05757
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
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 the information collection provisions of FDA's recordkeeping and registration requirements for shell egg producers.
Agricultural Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-05756
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that on Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Central Time, the Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) will hold a public meeting at the Marriott Kansas City Overland Park, 10800 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, Kansas 66210. At this meeting, the AAC will discuss items related to futures commission merchants (FCMs), innovations in agricultural cash markets and futures market operations, as well as identify work streams and/or subcommittee groups that can help generate actionable recommendations to the Commission on select issues.
FAA Approval of Noise Compatibility Program; Westover Metropolitan Airport, Chicopee, Massachusetts
Document Number: 2019-05755
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces its findings on the Noise Compatibility Program submitted by the Westover Municipal Development Corporation under the provisions of Title I of the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act of 1979. On March 7, 2019 the New England Region Airports Division Manager approved the Noise Compatibility Program under Part 150. On November 7, 2018, the FAA had determined the noise exposure maps submitted by the Westover Municipal Development Corporation were in compliance with applicable requirements of Part 150.
Acquisition of Items for Which Federal Prison Industries Has a Significant Market Share
Document Number: 2019-05754
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is publishing the updated annual list of product categories for which the Federal Prison Industries' share of the DoD market is greater than five percent.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Interim Procedures for Considering Requests Under the Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (US-PERU TPA)
Document Number: 2019-05752
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On behalf of the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA), 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.
Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
Document Number: 2019-05751
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is soliciting nominations of individuals who are interested in being considered for appointment to the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (Advisory Council) as a voting member or as a non-voting liaison representative member from an organization and/or interest group. Nominations from qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to either member category of the Advisory Council are currently being accepted.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Government Property; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-05750
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Interim Procedures for Considering Requests Under the Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (U.S.-Panama TPA)
Document Number: 2019-05749
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On behalf of the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA), 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.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NESHAP for Semiconductor Manufacturing (Renewal)
Document Number: 2019-05747
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``NESHAP for Semiconductor Manufacturing (EPA ICR Number 2042.07, OMB Control Number 2060-0519), to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through March 31, 2019. Public comments were previously requested, via the Federal Register, on May 30, 2018 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An agency may neither conduct nor sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Nitric Acid Plants for Which Construction, Reconstruction or Modification Commenced After October 14, 2011 (Renewal)
Document Number: 2019-05746
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR), NSPS for Nitric Acid Plants for which Construction, Reconstruction or Modification Commenced after October 14, 2011 (EPA ICR Number 2445.04, OMB Control Number 2060- 0674), to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through March 31, 2019. Public comments were previously requested, via the Federal Register, on May 30, 2018 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An agency may neither conduct nor sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NESHAP for Hydrochloric Acid Production (Renewal)
Document Number: 2019-05745
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), NESHAP for Hydrochloric Acid Production (EPA ICR Number 2032.10, OMB Control Number 2060-0529), to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through March 31, 2019. Public comments were previously requested, via the Federal Register, on May 30, 2018 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An agency may neither conduct nor sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Stationary Compression Ignition Internal Combustion Engines (Renewal)
Document Number: 2019-05744
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR), NSPS for Stationary Compression Ignition Internal Combustion Engines (EPA ICR No. 2196.06, OMB Control No. 2060-0590), to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through March 31, 2019. Public comments were previously requested, via the Federal Register, on May 30, 2018 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An agency may neither conduct nor sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-05743
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NESHAP for Polyvinyl Chloride and Copolymer Production Area Sources (Renewal)
Document Number: 2019-05742
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``NESHAP for Polyvinyl Chloride and Copolymer Production Area Sources (EPA ICR No. 2454.03, OMB Control No. 2060-0684), to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through March 31, 2019. Public comments were previously requested, via the Federal Register, on May 30, 2018 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An agency may neither conduct nor sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for New Residential Hydronic Heaters and Forced-Air Furnaces (Renewal)
Document Number: 2019-05741
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR), NSPS for New Residential Hydronic Heaters and Forced-Air Furnaces (EPA ICR No. 2442.03, OMB Control No. 2060-0693), to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through March 31, 2019. Public comments were previously requested, via the Federal Register, on May 30, 2018 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An agency may neither conduct nor sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Privacy Act of 1974: Systems of Records
Document Number: 2019-05740
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) gives notice of a new proposed Privacy Act system of records. The new proposed system is the NCUA Connect, NCUA-21. The NCUA Connect system will carry out the NCUA's statutorily mandated credit union examination and supervision activities. Specifically, this system is the interface through which authorized users access NCUA's other major examination, supervision, and reporting related systems.
Privacy Act of 1974: Systems of Records
Document Number: 2019-05739
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) gives notice of a new proposed Privacy Act system of records. The new proposed system is the Examination and Supervision System (ESS), NCUA-22. The ESS will be used for NCUA's statutorily mandated examination and supervision activities, including the coordination and conduct of examinations of credit unions, supervisory evaluations and analyses, enforcement actions and Federal court actions. NCUA may coordinate with other financial regulatory agencies on matters related to the safety and soundness of credit unions. This system will track and store examination and supervision documents created during the performance of the NCUA's statutory duties.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-05738
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-05737
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2019-05736
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Justice
The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) will be 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension Without Change of a Currently Approved Collection Certification of Qualifying State Relief From Disabilities Program (ATF Form 3210.12)
Document Number: 2019-05735
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit 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.
Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-05734
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is being provided that the Securities and Exchange Commission Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on Monday, April 15, 2019 in Multi-Purpose Room LL-006 at the Commission's headquarters, 100 F Street NE, Washington, DC. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. (ET) and will be open to the public. The meeting will be webcast on the Commission's website at www.sec.gov. Persons needing special accommodations to take part because of a disability should notify the contact persons listed below. The public is invited to submit written statements to the Committee. The meeting will include updates and presentations from the subcommittees and a discussion on the transition away from LIBOR.
Annova LNG Common Infrastructure, LLC; Application for Long-Term, Multi-Contract Authorization To Export Liquefied Natural Gas to Non-Free Trade Agreement Nations
Document Number: 2019-05732
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Energy
The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of receipt of an application (Application), filed on February 26, 2019, and supplemented on March 13, 2019, by Annova LNG Common Infrastructure, LLC (Annova). The Application requests long- term, multi-contract authorization to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a volume equivalent to approximately 360 billion cubic feet per year (Bcf/yr) of natural gas (0.986 Bcf per day). Annova seeks to export the LNG by vessel from its proposed natural gas liquefaction and export facilities to be located on the Brownsville Ship Channel in Cameron County, Texas (the Project), to any country with which the United States does not have a free trade agreement (FTA) requiring national treatment for trade in natural gas, and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy (non-FTA countries).
Port Access Route Study: The Areas Offshore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Document Number: 2019-05730
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In order to provide safe access routes for the movement of vessel traffic offshore of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island area of the United States for vessels proceeding to or from ports or places of the United States and transiting within the United States Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the Coast Guard is conducting a Massachusetts and Rhode Island Port Access Route Study (MARIPARS) to evaluate the need for establishing vessel routing measures. The information gathered during this MARIPARS may result in the establishment of one or more vessel routing measures. The goal of the MARIPARS is to enhance navigational safety by examining existing shipping routes and waterway uses. The recommendations of the study may lead to future rulemaking action or appropriate international agreements.
Agency Request for Renewal of Previously Approved Information Collections: Foreign Air Carrier Application for Statement of Authorization, ICR-2106-0035
Document Number: 2019-05729
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request, abstracted below, is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget for extension of approval of currently approved ICR-2106-0036, Foreign Air Carrier Application for Statement of Authorization. Earlier, a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published. The agency did not receive any comments to its previous notice.
Submission for OMB Review; Service Contracting
Document Number: 2019-05728
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act 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 currently approved information collection requirement concerning service contracting.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Affidavit of Identifying Witness
Document Number: 2019-05726
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. 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 30 days for public comment.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-05725
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Female Fashion Dresses, Jumpsuits, Maxi Skirts and Accountrements, DN 3375; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Non Naval Medical and Dental Care
Document Number: 2019-05724
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
This final rule removes the Department of the Navy (DON) regulation concerning Non Naval Medical and Dental Care. This regulation is redundant of a Department of Defense regulation on the payment of claims to private sector health care providers for health care services furnished to active duty members of all uniformed services, and it should be repealed.
Medical and Dental Care for Eligible Persons at Navy Department Facilities
Document Number: 2019-05723
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
This final rule removes the Department of the Navy (DON) regulation concerning Medical and Dental Care for Eligible Persons at Navy Department Facilities. Eligibility for healthcare in military medical treatment facilities is established in statute and other DoD regulations, therefore, this regulation is redundant and should be repealed.
Missing Persons Act
Document Number: 2019-05722
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
This final rule removes the DoD regulation on the Missing Persons Act because its content is internal to DoD. The corresponding internal guidance document has been updated since this rule was last amended, and it is publicly available. The rule is outdated and unnecessary.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Tacoma Dome Link Extension, King and Pierce Counties, Washington
Document Number: 2019-05721
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
FTA and the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) intend to prepare an EIS to evaluate the benefits and impacts of the proposed Tacoma Dome Link Extension (TDLE), a light rail transit extension project. The project would improve public transit service between the Federal Way Transit Center in Federal Way, King County and the Tacoma Dome Station in Tacoma, Pierce County. It would respond to a growing number of transportation and community needs identified in the agency's regional transit system plan, Sound Transit 3 (ST3). The project would also cross the lands of the Puyallup Tribe of the Puyallup Reservation (Puyallup Tribe of Indians). FTA and Sound Transit will prepare the EIS in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), FTA environmental regulations, Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act), and Washington's State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). This Notice initiates formal scoping for the EIS, provides information on the nature of the proposed transit project, invites participation in the EIS process, provides information about the purpose and need for the proposed transit project, includes general information on the range of alternatives being considered for evaluation in the EIS, and identifies potential environmental effects to be considered. It also invites comments from interested members of the public, tribes, and agencies on the scope of the EIS and announces upcoming public scoping meetings. Alternatives being considered for evaluation include a No-Build and various build alternatives to develop light rail in the TDLE corridor. The alternatives were developed through a local planning process including a Regional Transit Long-Range Plan, a regional system plan of transit investments (ST3), and a SEPA early scoping and alternatives development process specific to the TDLE corridor. The results of SEPA early scoping and alternatives planning, as well as other background information, are summarized in the Tacoma Dome Link Extension Scoping Information Report, which is available at Sound Transit's office located at 401 S Jackson Street, Seattle, WA 98104-2826, on the project website: www.soundtransit.org/tdlink, or by contacting the project line at (206) 903-7118.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 620 in the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2019-05719
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 620 in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the B season allowance of the 2019 total allowable catch of pollock for Statistical Area 620 in the GOA.