Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Tax Exempt Forms and Schedules
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests.
Next Meeting of the North American Numbering Council
In this document, the Commission released a public notice announcing the meeting of the North American Numbering Council (NANC).
Determination That GLUCOPHAGE (Metformin Hydrochloride) Oral Tablets, 500 Milligrams, 850 Milligrams, and 1 Gram, and GLUCOPHAGE XR (Metformin Hydrochloride) Oral Extended-Release Tablets, 500 Milligrams and 750 Milligrams, Were Not Withdrawn From Sale for Reasons of Safety or Effectiveness
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, Agency, or we) has determined that, GLUCOPHAGE (metformin hydrochloride) oral tablets, 500 milligrams (mg), 850 mg, and 1 gram (g), and GLUCOPHAGE XR (metformin hydrochloride) oral extended-release tablets, 500 mg and 750 mg, were not withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety or effectiveness. This determination means that FDA will not begin procedures to withdraw approval of abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) that refer to these drug products, and it will allow FDA to continue to approve ANDAs that refer to these products as long as they meet relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
International Drug Scheduling; Convention on Psychotropic Substances; Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; World Health Organization; Scheduling Recommendations; AB-FUBINACA; 5F-AMB-PINACA; 5F-MDMB-PICA; 4-F-MDMB-BINACA; 4-CMC; N-ethylhexedrone; alpha-PHP; DOC; Crotonyl Fentanyl; Valeryl Fentanyl; Flualprazolam and Etizolam; Request for Comments
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing interested persons with the opportunity to submit written comments concerning recommendations by the World Health Organization (WHO) to impose international manufacturing and distributing restrictions, under international treaties, on certain drug substances. The comments received in response to this notice will be considered in preparing the United States' position on these proposals for a meeting of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) in Vienna, Austria, in March 2020. This notice is issued under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services; Meeting
This notice announces the public meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services (Advisory Council). The Advisory Council provides advice on how to prevent or reduce the burden of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias on people with the disease and their caregivers. During the January 27, 2020 meeting, an invited panel will present lessons from epidemiology on understanding current rates of dementia, future trends, and potential preventive strategies. The Advisory Council will hear about the Department of Defense's Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program as well as an update on the recommendations from the Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias Research Summit. Federal workgroups will also provide updates on work completed in the last quarter.
Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Rescission of Review in Part; 2018-2019
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (China). The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019. Commerce preliminarily determines that none of the 52 companies for which an administrative review was requested, and not withdrawn, demonstrated eligibility for a separate rate, and are, therefore, all part of the China-wide entity. For the 205 companies for which all requests for administrative review have been timely withdrawn, we rescind this administrative review. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Welded Carbon Steel Standard Pipes and Tubes From India: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, in Part; 2018-2019
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review, in part, on welded carbon steel standard pipes and tubes (pipes and tubes) from India covering the period of review (POR) May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019.
Rural Opportunities To Use Transportation for Economic Success: Request for Information
The Department of Transportation (DOT) extends the comment period for its November 27, 2019 request for information (RFI) on unmet transportation infrastructure needs in rural transportation, barriers that rural communities face in addressing these needs, stakeholders' experiences with applying to and using DOT discretionary grant and credit programs, and opportunities for DOT to improve its services and technical assistance to rural communities in relation to these grant and credit programs. The Department believes it is appropriate to extend the comment period to provide interested parties additional time to submit their responses to the RFI. Therefore, the Department extends the deadline for the submission of comments until January 27, 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approvals
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is publishing a list of information collections that have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
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 or threatened 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Focus Groups About Drug Products as Used by the Food and Drug Administration
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 (PRA).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Unique Device Identification System
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, Agency, or we) 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.
Modernizing Services for Regulation Management
GSA is seeking public comment on any matters related to the modernization of Electronic Rulemaking Management. Background information on specific topics will be provided in electronic format through the regulations.gov docketing system to help inform the public on known issues around which to focus their input. Comments will also be accepted electronically. To further inform the public on issues affecting the future of Electronic Rulemaking Management, GSA is hosting two town-hall style public meetings. In addition to inviting members of the public to attend these meetings, GSA is seeking subject matter experts who would be interested in participating in one or more panels at these meetings. Further Information regarding the public meetings, the process for requesting to present, and the comment process may be found under the heading SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of New Approval of Information Collection: Airman Knowledge Test Registration Collection
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a new information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on October 22, 2019. The information collected is necessary to ensure compliance and proper registration of an individual for the necessary knowledge test for the certification or rating pursued by the individual.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice.
Air Plan Approval; Alabama; 2010 1-Hour SO2
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve Alabama's August 20, 2018, State Implementation Plan (SIP) submission pertaining to the ``good neighbor'' provision of the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act) for the 2010 1-hour sulfur dioxide (SO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). The good neighbor provision requires each state's implementation plan to address the interstate transport of air pollution in amounts that contribute significantly to nonattainment, or interfere with maintenance, of a NAAQS in any other state. In this action, EPA is proposing to determine that Alabama will not contribute significantly to nonattainment or interfere with maintenance of the 2010 1-hour SO2 NAAQS in any other state. Therefore, EPA is proposing to approve the August 20, 2018, SIP revision as meeting the requirements of the good neighbor provision for the 2010 1-hour SO2 NAAQS.
Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Third Five-Year Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on refined brown aluminum oxide (RBAO) from the People's Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Annual Report
This notice contains the text of the report required by the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, as submitted by the Secretary of State pursuant to Executive Order 13818.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
This notice advises the public that the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties will remain the same from the previous quarter. For the calendar quarter beginning January 1, 2020, the interest rates for overpayments will be 4 percent for corporations and 5 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 5 percent for both corporations and non-corporations. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Arms Sales Notification
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the Whittier Ferry Terminal Alaska Class Ferry Modification Project
In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during construction activities associated with the Whittier Ferry Terminal ACF Modification project in Whittier, AK.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Elkhorn Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project, Phase II in California
NMFS has received a request from California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to Elkhorn Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project, Phase II in California. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities. NMFS is also requesting comments on a possible one-year renewal that could be issued under certain circumstances and if all requirements are met, as described in Request for Public Comments at the end of this notice. NMFS will consider public comments prior to making any final decision on the issuance of the requested MMPA authorizations and agency responses will be summarized in the final notice of our decision.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Seabird Research Activities in Central California
NMFS received a request from Point Blue Conservation Science (Point Blue) for the Renewal of their initial incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to take marine mammals incidental to seabird and pinniped research activities in central California. These activities are identical to those covered in the initial authorization. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), prior to issuing the initial IHA, NMFS requested comments on both the proposed IHA and the potential for renewing the initial authorization if certain requirements were satisfied. While Renewal requirements have been satisfied, NMFS is now republishing the proposed Renewal IHA and providing an additional 15-day comment period to allow for any additional comments on the proposed Renewal not previously provided during the initial 30-day comment period or the first 15-day additional comment period.