September 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2019-09-30-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2019-09-30
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-21355
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Cost-Based and Inter-Agency Billing Rates for Medical Care or Services Provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs for FY 2020
Document Number: 2019-21330
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document updates the Cost-Based and Inter-Agency billing rates for medical care or services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) furnished in certain circumstances.
Reasonable Charges for Inpatient Medical Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRG) and Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Medical Services; v3.26, Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Update
Document Number: 2019-21329
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document updates the acute inpatient and the skilled nursing facility (SNF)/sub-acute inpatient facility charges. The updated charges are based on the Medicare severity-diagnosis related groups (MS-DRG) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.
Publication Procedures for Federal Register Documents During a Funding Hiatus
Document Number: 2019-21317
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Office of the Federal Register
In the event of an appropriations lapse, the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) would be required to publish documents directly related to the performance of governmental functions necessary to address imminent threats to the safety of human life or protection of property and documents related to funded programs if delaying publication until the end of the appropriations lapse would prevent or significantly damage the execution of funded functions at the agency. Since it would be impracticable for the OFR to make case-by-case determinations as to whether certain documents are directly related to activities that qualify for an exemption under the Antideficiency Act, the OFR will place responsibility on agencies submitting documents to certify that their documents are authorized under the Act.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-21309
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Cleanup Program for Accumulations of Coal and Float Coal Dusts, Loose Coal, and Other Combustibles
Document Number: 2019-21264
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Cleanup Program for Accumulations of Coal and Float Coal Dusts, Loose Coal, and Other Combustibles,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Transactional Data Reporting
Document Number: 2019-21254
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division is submitting a request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) clauses related to Transactional Data Reporting. GSA uses this information to establish price reasonableness on certain Government-wide contracts, inform category management activities, collect fees due from buying agencies, and administer the respective programs.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Federal Supply Schedule Pricing Disclosures and Sales Reporting
Document Number: 2019-21253
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division is submitting a request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding Commercial Sales Practices disclosures and the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) clause regarding price reductions. The information collected is used to establish and maintain Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) pricing and price-related terms and conditions. The extension has been renamed ``Federal Supply Schedule Pricing Disclosures and Sales Reporting'' because it now includes a burden estimate associated with the basic version of the GSAR clause regarding industrial funding fee and sales reporting. GSA uses this information to collect the Industrial Funding Fee and administer the FSS program. This burden was included under a separate approved information collection identified by OMB control number 3090-0121.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Technology Security/Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements
Document Number: 2019-21218
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
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.
Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement-5 Year Extension
Document Number: 2019-21215
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces the extension of the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA) until October 1, 2024, pursuant to section 708 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended. The purpose of the VISA is to make intermodal shipping services/systems, including ships, ships' space, intermodal facilities and equipment, and related management services, available to the Department of Defense as required to support the emergency deployment and sustainment of U.S. Armed Forces. This is to be accomplished through cooperation among the maritime industry, the Department of Transportation and the Department of Defense.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Generic Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Document Number: 2019-21214
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
Demonstrating Bioequivalence for Soluble Powder Oral Dosage Form Products and Type A Medicated Articles Manufactured From Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Considered To Be Soluble in Aqueous Media; Draft Guidance for Industry; Availability
Document Number: 2019-21202
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, we, or Agency) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry (GFI) #171 entitled ``Demonstrating Bioequivalence for Soluble Powder Oral Dosage Form Products and Type A Medicated Articles Manufactured from Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Considered to be Soluble in Aqueous Media.'' This draft guidance describes how the Agency intends to evaluate requests for waiving the requirement for performing in vivo bioequivalence studies for animal drugs administered orally as soluble powders or as Type A medicated articles manufactured from active pharmaceutical ingredients considered to be soluble in aqueous media.
Notification of a Public Teleconference and Public Meeting of the Chartered Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC)
Document Number: 2019-21199
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces two meetings of the Chartered Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC). A public teleconference will be held to receive public comments for the CASAC to consider in their peer review of EPA's Policy Assessment for the Review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter (External Review DraftSeptember 2019). A face- to-face meeting will be held to conduct the peer review of EPA's Policy Assessment for the Review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter (External Review DraftSeptember 2019).
Fee for Using a Material Threat Medical Countermeasure Priority Review Voucher in Fiscal Year 2020
Document Number: 2019-21198
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is announcing the fee rate for using a material threat medical countermeasure (MCM) priority review voucher for fiscal year (FY) 2020. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), as amended by the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act), authorizes FDA to determine and collect material threat MCM priority review user fees for certain applications for review of human drug products when those applications use a material threat MCM priority review voucher. These vouchers are awarded to the sponsors of material threat MCM applications that meet all the requirements of this program and upon FDA approval of such applications. The amount of the fee for using a material threat MCM priority review voucher is determined each FY based on the difference between the average cost incurred by FDA to review a human drug application designated as priority review in the previous FY, and the average cost incurred in the review of an application that is not subject to priority review in the previous FY. This notice establishes the material threat MCM priority review fee rate for FY 2020 and outlines the payment procedures for such fees.
Fee for Using a Rare Pediatric Disease Priority Review Voucher in Fiscal Year 2020
Document Number: 2019-21197
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is announcing the fee rate for using a rare pediatric disease priority review voucher for fiscal year (FY) 2020. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), as amended by the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), authorizes FDA to determine and collect rare pediatric disease priority review user fees for certain applications for review of human drug and biological products when those applications use a rare pediatric disease priority review voucher. These vouchers are awarded to sponsors of rare pediatric disease product applications that meet all the requirements of this program and are submitted 90 days or more after July 9, 2012, upon FDA approval of such applications. The amount of the fee for using a rare pediatric disease priority review voucher is determined each FY, based on the difference between the average cost incurred by FDA to review a human drug application designated as priority review in the previous FY, and the average cost incurred in the review of an application that is not subject to priority review in the previous FY. This notice establishes the rare pediatric disease priority review fee rate for FY 2020 and outlines the payment procedures for such fees.
Fee for Using a Tropical Disease Priority Review Voucher in Fiscal Year 2020
Document Number: 2019-21196
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is announcing the fee rates for using a tropical disease priority review voucher for fiscal year (FY) 2020. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), as amended by the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA), authorizes FDA to determine and collect priority review user fees for certain applications for review of drug and biological products when those applications use a tropical disease priority review voucher. These vouchers are awarded to the sponsors of certain tropical disease product applications, submitted after September 27, 2007, upon FDA approval of such applications. The amount of the fee submitted to FDA with applications using a tropical disease priority review voucher is determined each fiscal year based on the difference between the average cost incurred by FDA to review a human drug application designated as priority review in the previous fiscal year and the average cost incurred in the review of an application that is not subject to priority review in the previous fiscal year. This notice establishes the tropical disease priority review fee rate for FY 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2019-21192
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, CNCS is proposing to renew an information collection.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-21191
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Request for Comments on Patenting Artificial Intelligence Inventions
Document Number: 2019-21190
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published a request for comments in the Federal Register on August 27, 2019, seeking public comment on the subject of patenting artificial intelligence inventions. Through this notice, the USPTO is extending the period for public comment until November 8, 2019.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NINDS); Notice of Organizational Change
Document Number: 2019-21189
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) will launch a public information website and host a webinar to enable public discussion regarding NINDS proposal to reorganize the Office of Communications and Public Liaison and Office of Scientific Liaison.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-21185
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA)
Document Number: 2019-21184
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976, the Department of Defense announces that the following Federal advisory committee meeting will take place.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium
Document Number: 2019-21182
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor's (DOL's) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium.'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-21177
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Meeting of the Compact Council for the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact
Document Number: 2019-21175
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice
The purpose of this notice is to announce a meeting of the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Council (Council) created by the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Act of 1998 (Compact).
Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Unfired Hot Water Storage Tanks
Document Number: 2019-21174
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Energy
On August 9, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a request for information (RFI) pertaining to the energy conservation standards for unfired hot water storage tanks. The RFI provided an opportunity for submitting written comments, data, and information by September 23, 2019. Prior to the end of the comment period for the RFI, DOE received a request from the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) on September 13, 2019 seeking additional time to analyze data, possibly conduct further testing, and prepare comments. In light of this request, DOE is reopening the comment period for an additional 30 days and announcing that decision in this document.
Notice of Availability of a Record of Decision Following a Final Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation (CEE) for Continuation and Modernization of McMurdo Station Area Activities in Antarctica
Document Number: 2019-21173
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) gives notice of the availability of a Record of Decision following a Final Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation (CEE) for Continuation and Modernization of McMurdo Station Area Activities, pursuant to the Antarctic Conservation Act, as amended, its implementing regulations, and in accordance with the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty. The proposed activity would implement modernization projects at McMurdo Station while continuing United States Antarctic Program science and operations at McMurdo Station and locations supported by the Station.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Request-Survey of SNAP and Work
Document Number: 2019-21170
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection for the Survey of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Work. This NEW information collection will provide the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) with information about the employment patterns and characteristics of nondisabled adult SNAP participants, and identify health, social, and personal factors that promote or inhibit employment among SNAP participants.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2019-21169
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2019-21168
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request: VETS VP/USERRA Complaint Form 1010
Document Number: 2019-21165
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and Training Service
The Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on a proposed collection of 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 and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. In this notice, VETS is soliciting comments concerning the proposed information collection request for the VETS USERRA/VP Form 1010.
Proposed New Recreation Fees: George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
Document Number: 2019-21164
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests is proposing to charge new fees at three recreation sites. Recreation fees are assessed based on the level of amenities and services provided, cost of operation and maintenance, analysis of other providers, and public comment. The fees listed are only proposed and will be determined upon further analysis and public comment. Funds from fees would be used for the continued operations of these campgrounds, maintenance, and improvements.
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2019-21163
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 134th Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) meeting, American Samoa Archipelago Fishery Ecosystem Plan Advisory Panel (AP), American Samoa Regional Ecosystem Advisory Committee (REAC), Executive and Budget Standing Committee, Pelagic and International Standing Committee and its 180th Council meeting to take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region.
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-21162
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a four-day meeting to consider actions affecting the Gulf of Mexico fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-21160
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 59 assessment of the South Atlantic stock of Greater Amberjack will consist of a series of assessment webinars.
Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2019-21159
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Citizen Science Operations Committee via webinar October 25, 2019.
Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-21158
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 62 assessment process of Gulf of Mexico vermilion snapper will consist of a series of data and assessment webinars. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Agency Information Collection Activity: HUDVA Addendum to Uniform Residential Loan Application
Document Number: 2019-21155
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
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.
Chlorinated Isocyanurates From Spain: Preliminary No Shipments Determination of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2019-21154
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates (chlorinated isos) from Spain for the period of review (POR) June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Ercros S.A. (Ercros). We preliminarily determine that Ercros had no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2019-21152
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on stainless steel sheet and strip from the People's Republic of China for the period April 1, 2018, through March 31, 2019.
Biodiesel from Indonesia: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2019
Document Number: 2019-21151
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on biodiesel from Indonesia for the period October 31, 2017, through March 31, 2019.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Correction to the Final Results of the 2016-2017 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2019-21150
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is correcting its notice of the final results of the fifth administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (solar cells), from the People's Republic of China (China). The period of review (POR) is December 1, 2016 through November 30, 2017.
Oil Country Tubular Goods From Ukraine: Preliminary Results of the First Five-Year Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-21149
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 4, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated the first sunset review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from Ukraine. Commerce determined that it was appropriate to conduct a full review. Commerce preliminarily finds that revocation of this AD order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity: HUDVA Addendum to Uniform Residential Loan Application
Document Number: 2019-21148
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-21147
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.