2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Surrender of License of Small Business Investment Company
Document Number: 2020-28939
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Surrender of License of Small Business Investment Company
Document Number: 2020-28938
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2020-28936
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
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: 2020-28935
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of General Medical Sciences; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-28934
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Merion Investment Partners II, L.P.; Surrender of License of Small Business Investment Company
Document Number: 2020-28933
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Surrender of License of Small Business Investment Company
Document Number: 2020-28932
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
User Fee for Estate Tax Closing Letter
Document Number: 2020-28931
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations establishing a new user fee for authorized persons who wish to request the issuance of IRS Letter 627, also referred to as an estate tax closing letter. The Independent Offices Appropriations Act of 1952 authorizes charging user fees in appropriate circumstances. The proposed regulations affect persons who request an estate tax closing letter.
Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons With “Stabilizing Braces”; Withdrawal of Guidance
Document Number: 2020-28930
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (``ATF'') is announcing the withdrawal of a notice and request for comments entitled ``Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons with `Stabilizing Braces','' that was published on December 18, 2020.
Consumer Antiseptic Rub Final Rule; Finding of Ineligibility for Inclusion in Final Monograph Questions and Answers; Guidance for Industry; Small Entity Compliance Guide; Availability
Document Number: 2020-28929
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
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 for industry entitled ``Consumer Antiseptic Rub Final Rule Questions and Answers.'' We are issuing this guidance in accordance with the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act to help small businesses understand and comply with the Consumer Antiseptic Rub Final Rule; Finding of Ineligibility for Inclusion in Final Monograph (Consumer Antiseptic Rub FR). In the Consumer Antiseptic Rub FR, FDA established that 28 active ingredients used in nonprescription (also known as over-the-counter (OTC)) consumer antiseptic products intended for use without water (consumer antiseptic rubs) are not eligible for evaluation under FDA's OTC Drug Review, which was used to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of OTC drug products marketed in the United States on or before May 1972. The Consumer Antiseptic Rub FR also established that three active ingredients used in consumer antiseptic rubs are eligible for evaluation under the OTC Drug Review and granted requests to temporarily defer further rulemaking on these three eligible ingredients to allow for the development and submission of new safety and effectiveness data.
Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings and Associated Instructions
Document Number: 2020-28928
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Council on Environmental Quality, Executive Office of the President
Consistent with Executive Order, ``Efficient Federal Operations,'' and the ``Implementing Instructions for Executive Order 13834 Efficient Federal Operations,'' the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has issued updated guidance to Federal agencies titled, ``Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings and Associated Instructions'' (Guidance).
Exploring Industry Practices on Distribution and Display of Airline Fare, Schedule, and Availability Information
Document Number: 2020-28927
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Transportation (``Department'' or ``DOT'') is withdrawing a Request for Information (``RFI'') that solicited information on whether airline restrictions on the distribution or display of airline flight information harm consumers and constitute an unfair and deceptive business practice and/or an unfair method of competition.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Request for Federal Assistance Form-How To Process Mission Assignments in Federal Disaster Operations
Document Number: 2020-28926
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on a revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the collection of information necessary to allow FEMA to support the needs of State, Tribes, and Territories during disaster situation through the use of other Federal agency resources.
Submission for OMB Review; Generic Clearance for the Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) Review and Technical Assistance Process (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-28925
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Children's Bureau (CB), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to establish a generic clearance to collect information to assess regulatory requirements of title IV-E agencies' Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) and ensure that the CCWIS is utilized for purposes consistent with the efficient, economical, and effective administration of the title IV-B and IV-E plans. The information collected is intended to be used for review and technical assistance processes.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Withdrawal of 60-Day Notice: Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Document Number: 2020-28924
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is withdrawing the Federal Register Notice published on November 13, 2020.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Critical Care Services, Inc. dba Life Link III
Document Number: 2020-28922
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-28921
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice
Document Number: 2020-28920
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces that the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP) will hold public meetings for the 2021 calendar year (CY). Information about NACNEP, agendas, and materials for these meetings can be found on the NACNEP website at https://www.hrsa.gov/ advisory-committees/nursing/index.html.
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry
Document Number: 2020-28919
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces that the Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD) will hold public meetings for the 2021 calendar year (CY). Information about ACTPCMD, agendas, and materials for these meetings can be found on the ACTPCMD website at https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/primarycare-dentist/ index.html.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Phoenix Air Unmanned, LLC
Document Number: 2020-28918
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; BNSF Railway
Document Number: 2020-28917
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Notice of Industry Meeting
Document Number: 2020-28916
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is hosting a virtual industry day to introduce the Small Airport Surveillance Sensor (SASS) Project to the aviation community. The FAA will present and discuss the SASS Project vision, objectives, and project timelines. The SASS Industry Day will provide a platform for interested organizations to learn about the technical details of the SASS system, and to potentially collaborate on projects with the FAA on SASS.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Incorporated
Document Number: 2020-28915
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; BlueSky Helicopters, Inc.
Document Number: 2020-28913
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Virgin Galactic, LLC and TSC, LLC
Document Number: 2020-28912
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the New Jersey Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2020-28908
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
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 planning meeting of the New Jersey Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene by conference call, on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (ET). The purpose of the meeting is continued project about civil rights project on the collateral consequences that a criminal record has on criminal asset forfeitures and access to employment, especially occupational licensing.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; National Survey of Speeding Attitudes and Behaviors
Document Number: 2020-28904
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The ICR is for a reinstatement with modification of a previously approved collection of information for a one-time voluntary survey regarding knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors associated with speeding. A Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting public comments on the following information collection was published on August 3, 2020. NHTSA received two comments, which we address below.
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2020-28903
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of General Medical Sciences; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-28902
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Fisheries Off West Coast States; Coastal Pelagic Species Fisheries; Harvest Specifications for the Central Subpopulation of Northern Anchovy
Document Number: 2020-28901
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues this final rule to revise the annual reference points, including the overfishing limit (OFL), acceptable biological catch (ABC) and annual catch limit (ACL), for the central subpopulation of northern anchovy in the U.S. exclusive economic zone off the west coast under the Coastal Pelagic Species Fishery Management Plan. NMFS prepared this rulemaking in response to a September 2020 court decision (Oceana, Inc. v. Ross et al.) that vacated the OFL, ABC, and ACL for the central subpopulation of northern anchovy and ordered NMFS to promulgate a new rule in compliance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and Administrative Procedure Act. NMFS is implementing an OFL of 119,153 metric tons (mt), an ABC of 29,788 mt, and an ACL of 25,000 mt. If the ACL for this stock is reached or projected to be reached, then fishing will be closed until it reopens at the start of the next fishing season. This rule is intended to conserve and manage the central subpopulation of northern anchovy off the U.S. West Coast.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Increase in Sector Carryover of 2019 Annual Catch Entitlements and Carryover of Unused Leased-In Days-at-Sea by Common Pool Vessels
Document Number: 2020-28898
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This temporary rule implements emergency measures under the authority of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to revise portions of the fishing year 2019 carryover provisions in the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan into fishing year 2020. This action is necessary to address an emergency presenting conservation and management plans to the fishery. This action is intended to mitigate economic harm to the Northeast multispecies fishery participants by providing the opportunity to use sector Annual Catch Entitlement and unused leased-in Days-at-Sea that would have otherwise may have gone unused.
Medicare Program; Secure Electronic Prior Authorization For Medicare Part D
Document Number: 2020-28877
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This final rule names a new transaction standard for the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit program's (Part D) e-prescribing program as required by the ``Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act'' or the ``SUPPORT Act.'' Under the SUPPORT Act, the Secretary is required to adopt standards for the Part D e-prescribing program to ensure secure electronic prior authorization request and response transmissions. In this final rule, we amend the Part D e- prescribing regulations to require Part D plan sponsors' support of version 2017071 of the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) SCRIPT standard for use in certain electronic Prior Authorization (ePA) transactions with prescribers regarding Part D- covered drugs to Part D-eligible individuals.
Review of the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards
Document Number: 2020-28871
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Based on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) review of the air quality criteria and the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for photochemical oxidants including ozone (O3), the EPA is retaining the current standards, without revision.
Joint Petition For Rulemaking-Annual Revenue Adequacy Determinations
Document Number: 2020-28864
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board or STB) opens a rulemaking proceeding to consider a petition by several Class I railroads to change the Board's procedures for annually determining whether Class I rail carriers are revenue adequate. The Board seeks public comment on the petition and several specific related issues.
The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway Corporation-Abandonment Exemption-in Bergen County, N.J.
Document Number: 2020-28845
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Agency Request for Revision of BTS Form 251 and Renewal of OMB Control Number 2138-0018: Part 250 of the Department's Economic Regulations-Oversales
Document Number: 2020-28798
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this Notice confirms the Department of Transportation's (Department) intention to renew and revise an Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number as related to the Department's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) Form 251, Report of Passengers Denied Confirmed Space. A 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the information collection was published on March 3, 2020. Three comments were received. The Department addresses those comments in this Notice and is seeking to renew the current OMB control number by forwarding the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to OMB. The ICR renames Form 251 to Form 250 and revises the form to reduce the burden on airlines, better clarify the instructions for completing the form, and provide more relevant information to consumers.
Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing Operations; Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan Regulations; Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act Provisions; American Lobster Fishery
Document Number: 2020-28775
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes to amend the regulations implementing the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan to reduce the incidental mortality and serious injury to North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis), fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus), and humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in northeast commercial lobster and crab trap/ pot fisheries to meet the goals of the Marine Mammal Protection Act and the Endangered Species Act. In addition, this action also proposes a small revision to Federal regulations implemented under the Atlantic State Marine Fisheries Commissions' Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Lobster to increase the maximum length of a lobster trap trawl groundline. This action is necessary to reduce the risks to North Atlantic right whales and other large whales associated with the presence of fishing gear in waters used by these animals.
Medicaid Program; Establishing Minimum Standards in Medicaid State Drug Utilization Review (DUR) and Supporting Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) for Drugs Covered in Medicaid, Revising Medicaid Drug Rebate and Third Party Liability (TPL) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-28567
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This final rule will advance CMS' efforts to support state flexibility to enter into innovative value-based purchasing arrangements (VBPs) with manufacturers, and to provide manufacturers with regulatory support to enter into VBPs with payers, including Medicaid. To ensure that the regulatory framework is sufficient to support such arrangements and to promote transparency, flexibility, and innovation in drug pricing without undue administrative burden, we are finalizing new regulatory policies and clarifying certain already established policies to assist manufacturers and states in participating in VBPs in a manner that is consistent with the law and maintains the integrity of the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP). This final rule also revises regulations regarding: Authorized generic sales when manufacturers calculate average manufacturer price (AMP) for the brand name drug; pharmacy benefit managers (PBM) accumulator programs and their impact on AMP and best price when manufacturer- sponsored assistance is not passed through to the patient; state and manufacturer reporting requirements to the MDRP; new Medicaid Drug Utilization Review (DUR) provisions designed to reduce opioid related fraud, misuse and abuse; the definitions of CMS-authorized supplemental rebate agreement, line extension, new formulation, oral solid dosage form, single source drug, multiple source drug, innovator multiple source drug for purposes of the MDRP; payments for prescription drugs under the Medicaid program; and coordination of benefits (COB) and third party liability (TPL) rules related to the special treatment of certain types of care and payment in Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Fees Paid by Federal Credit Unions
Document Number: 2020-28490
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The NCUA Board (Board) is amending its regulation governing assessment of an annual operating fee to Federal credit unions (FCUs). First, for purposes of calculating the annual operating fee, the final rule amends the current rule to exclude from total assets any loan an FCU reports under the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) or similar future programs approved for exclusion by the NCUA Board. Second, the final rule deletes from the current regulation references to the Credit Union System Investment Program and the Credit Union Homeowners Affordability Relief Program, both of which no longer exist. Third, the final rule amends the period used for the calculation of an FCU's total assets. Currently, total assets are calculated using the FCU's December 31st Call Report of the preceding year. Under the final rule, total assets will be calculated as the average total assets reported on the FCU's previous four Call Reports available at the time the NCUA Board approves the agency's budget for the upcoming year, adjusted for any excludable programs as determined by the Board. Finally, the final rule makes some minor technical changes.
Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements
Document Number: 2020-28429
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
This document announces the availability of the 2020 Compliance Supplement Addendum (2020 Addendum) for the Office of Management and Budget's uniform administrative requirements, cost principles, and audit requirements regulations. This document also offers interested parties an opportunity to comment on the 2020 Addendum.
Regional Infrastructure Accelerators Demonstration Program
Document Number: 2020-28284
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
The Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, enacted in December 2015, authorized the establishment of a Regional Infrastructure Accelerators Demonstration Program (the Program) to assist entities in developing improved infrastructure priorities and financing strategies for the accelerated development of a project that is eligible for funding under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Program under Chapter 6 of Title 23, United States Code. The Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, enacted on December 20, 2019, appropriated $5 million for this Program.
Mortgage Servicing Rights
Document Number: 2020-28278
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The NCUA Board (Board) proposes to amend its investment regulation to permit federal credit unions (FCUs) to purchase mortgage servicing rights from other federally insured credit unions under certain conditions. Under the proposed rule, eligible FCUs may purchase the mortgage servicing rights of loans that the FCU is otherwise empowered to grant, provided these investments are consistent with safety and soundness and made in accordance with the FCU's policies and procedures that address the risk of these investments and servicing practices.
Rulemaking Procedures Update
Document Number: 2020-27854
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA amends its rulemaking procedures by revising the process for preparing and adopting rules and petitions. Also, the Agency adds new definitions, and makes general administrative corrections throughout its rulemaking procedures. These actions are authorized under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act and the Administrative Procedure Act (APA).
Updates and Clarifications on the Export of Nuclear Material
Document Number: 2020-27816
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its export and import regulations to maintain the regulatory status quo for nuclear exports to the United Kingdom (U.K.), upon the entry into force of a new civil nuclear cooperation agreement between the United States (U.S.) and the U.K. (the U.S.-U.K. 123 Agreement). The amendment will add the U.K. to the list of countries eligible to receive certain small quantities of special nuclear material under a general license, and to the list of countries whose export license applications do not require Executive Branch or Commission level reviews for certain exports of source material or low-enriched uranium. This amendment is necessary to bring the NRC's regulations into conformity with U.S. Government foreign policy and preserve existing provisions for nuclear exports to the U.K.
Regulation ATS for ATSs That Trade U.S. Government Securities, NMS Stock, and Other Securities; Regulation SCI for ATSs That Trade U.S. Treasury Securities and Agency Securities; and Electronic Corporate Bond and Municipal Securities Markets
Document Number: 2020-21781
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission is proposing amendments to Regulation ATS under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Exchange Act'') for alternative trading systems (``ATSs''). The Commission is proposing to amend Regulation ATS for ATSs that trade government securities as defined under Section 3(a)(42) of the Exchange Act (``government securities'') or repurchase and reverse repurchase agreements on government securities (``Government Securities ATSs'') to: Eliminate the exemption from compliance with Regulation ATS for an ATS that limits its securities activities to government securities or repurchase and reverse repurchase agreements on government securities, and registers as a broker-dealer or is a bank; require the filing of public Form ATS-G, which would require a Government Securities ATS to disclose information about its manner of operations and the ATS-related activities of the registered broker-dealer or government securities broker or government securities dealer that operates the ATS and its affiliates; require, among other things, public posting of certain Form ATS-G filings and to provide a process for the Commission to review Form ATS-G filings and, after notice and opportunity for hearing, declare Form ATS-G filings ineffective; and apply the fair access rule under Rule 301(b)(5) of Regulation ATS to Government Securities ATSs that meet certain volume thresholds in U.S. Treasury Securities or in a debt security issued or guaranteed by a U.S. executive agency, or government-sponsored enterprise (``Agency Securities''). The Commission is also proposing changes to correct and modernize Regulation ATS, Form ATS, Form ATS-N, and Form ATS-R. In addition, the Commission is proposing to amend Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity to apply it to ATSs that meet certain volume thresholds in U.S. Treasury Securities or Agency Securities. Finally, the Commission is issuing a concept release on the regulatory framework for electronic platforms that trade corporate debt and municipal securities.
Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2020-12-30-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2020-12-30
Submission for Review: Application for Refund of Retirement Deductions, SF 3106 and Current/Former Spouse(s) Notification of Application for Refund of Retirement Deductions Under FERS, SF 3106A
Document Number: 2020-28900
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a revised information collection request (ICR), Application for Refund of Retirement Deductions, Federal Employees Retirement System, SF 3106 and Current/Former Spouse's Notification of Application for Refund of Retirement Deductions under FERS, SF 3106A.
Submission for Review: 3206-0121, Application for Deferred Retirement (for Persons Separated on or After October 1, 1956), OPM 1496A
Document Number: 2020-28899
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a revised information collection request (ICR), Application for Deferred Retirement (for Persons Separated on or after October 1, 1956), OPM 1496A.