Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel JAGUAR SHARK (Motor Yacht); Invitation for Public Comments, 1123-1124 [2021-00011]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 4 / Thursday, January 7, 2021 / Notices The United States Postal Service® hereby gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3), on December 28, 2020, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a USPS Request to Add Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, & First-Class Package Service Contract 73 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2021–59, CP2021–61. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sean Robinson, Attorney, Corporate and Postal Business Law. [FR Doc. 2020–29311 Filed 1–6–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–P POSTAL SERVICE Product Change—Priority Mail and First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement Postal ServiceTM. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule’s Competitive Products List. DATES: Date of required notice: January 7, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sean Robinson, 202–268–8405. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Postal Service® hereby gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3), on December 28, 2020, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a USPS Request to Add Priority Mail & First-Class Package Service Contract 189 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2021–65, CP2021–67. SUMMARY: Sean Robinson, Attorney, Corporate and Postal Business Law. [FR Doc. 2020–29317 Filed 1–6–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA–2020–0066] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Notice on Penalty Inflation Adjustments for Civil Monetary Penalties Social Security Administration. Notice announcing updated penalty inflation adjustments for civil monetary penalties for 2021. AGENCY: ACTION: The Social Security Administration is giving notice of its SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Jan 06, 2021 Jkt 253001 updated maximum civil monetary penalties. These amounts are effective from January 15, 2021 through January 14, 2022. These figures represent an annual adjustment for inflation. The updated figures and notification are required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Rodriguez, Senior Counsel, Room 3–ME–1, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401, 410–965– 3498. For information on eligibility or filing for benefits, call the Social Security Administration’s national tollfree number, 1–800–772–1213 or TTY 1–800–325–0778, or visit the Social Security Administration’s internet site, Social Security Online, at http:// www.socialsecurity.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 27, 2016, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act),1 we published an interim final rule to adjust the level of civil monetary penalties (CMP) under Sections 1129 and 1140 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1320a–8 and 1320b–10, respectively, with an initial ‘‘catch-up’’ adjustment effective August 1, 2016.2 We announced in the interim final rule that for any future adjustments, we would publish a notice in the Federal Register to announce the new amounts. The annual inflation adjustment in subsequent years must be a cost-ofliving adjustment based on any increases in the October Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI–U) (not seasonally adjusted) each year.3 Inflation adjustment increases must be rounded to the nearest multiple of $1.4 We last updated the maximum penalty 1 See https://www.congress.gov/bill/114thcongress/house-bill/1314/text. See also 81 FR 41438, https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/ 2016/06/27/2016-13241/penalty-inflationadjustments-for-civil-money-penalties. 2 See 81 FR 41438, https:// www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/06/27/ 2016-13241/penalty-inflation-adjustments-for-civilmoney-penalties. 3 See OMB Memorandum, Implementation of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, M–16–06, p. 1 (February 24, 2016), https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/ whitehouse.gov/files/omb/memoranda/2016/m-1606.pdf. See also 81 FR 41438, https:// www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/06/27/ 2016-13241/penalty-inflation-adjustments-for-civilmoney-penalties. 4 OMB Memorandum, Implementation of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, M–16–06, p. 3 (February 24, 2016), https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/ whitehouse.gov/files/omb/memoranda/2016/m-1606.pdf. See also 81 FR 41438, https:// www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/06/27/ 2016-13241/penalty-inflation-adjustments-for-civilmoney-penalties. PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1123 amounts effective January 15, 2020.5 Based on Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance,6 the information below serves as public notice of the new maximum penalty amounts for 2021. The adjustment results in the following new maximum penalties, which will be effective as of January 15, 2021. Section 1129 CMPs (42 U.S.C. 1320a– 8): $8,116.00 (current maximum per violation for fraud facilitators in a position of trust) × 1.01182 (OMB-issued inflationary adjustment multiplier) = $8,211.93. When rounded to the nearest dollar, the new maximum penalty is $8,212.00. $8,606.00 (current maximum per violation for all other violators) × 1.01182. (OMBissued inflationary adjustment multiplier) = $8,707.72. When rounded to the nearest dollar, the new maximum penalty is $8,708.00. Section 1140 CMPs (42 U.S.C. 1320b– 10): $10,705.00 (current maximum per violation for all violations other than broadcast or telecasts) × 1.01182 (OMBissued inflationary adjustment multiplier) = $10,831.53. When rounded to the nearest dollar, the new maximum penalty is $10,832.00. $53,524.00 (current maximum per violative broadcast or telecast) × 1.01182 (OMB-issued inflationary adjustment multiplier) = $54,156.65. When rounded to the nearest dollar, the new maximum penalty is $54,157.00. Gail S. Ennis, Inspector General, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–00007 Filed 1–6–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2020–0177] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel JAGUAR SHARK (Motor Yacht); Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is SUMMARY: 5 See 85 FR 1369, https://www.federalregister.gov/ documents/2020/01/10/2020-00236/notice-onpenalty-inflation-adjustments-for-civil-monetarypenalties. 6 See OMB Memorandum, Implementation of Penalty Inflation Adjustments for 2021, Pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements of 2015, M–21–10 (December 23, 2020), https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/ uploads/2020/12/M-21-10.pdf. E:\FR\FM\07JAN1.SGM 07JAN1 1124 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 4 / Thursday, January 7, 2021 / Notices authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.build requirements of the coastwise trade laws to allow the carriage of no more than twelve passengers for hire on vessels, which are three years old or more. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before February 8, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number MARAD–2020–0177 by any one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Search MARAD–2020–0177 and follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility is in the West Building, Ground Floor of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Docket Management Facility location address is: U.S. Department of Transportation, MARAD–2020–0177, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Note: If you mail or hand-deliver your comments, we recommend that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a telephone number in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and specific docket number. All comments received will be posted without change to the docket at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. For detailed instructions on submitting comments, see the section entitled Public Participation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Russell Haynes, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W23–461, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–3157, Email Russell.Haynes@ dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel JAGUAR SHARK is: —Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Live aboard Charter boat.’’ —Geographic Region Including Base of Operations: ‘‘Alaska (Excluding Waters in SE Alaska)’’ (Base of Operations: Homer, Alaska) —Vessel Length and Type: 41’ Motor Yacht The complete application is available for review identified in the DOT docket VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Jan 06, 2021 Jkt 253001 as MARAD–2020–0177 at http:// www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.-flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the vessel name, state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in section 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. Public Participation How do I submit comments? Please submit your comments, including the attachments, following the instructions provided under the above heading entitled ADDRESSES. Be advised that it may take a few hours or even days for your comment to be reflected on the docket. In addition, your comments must be written in English. We encourage you to provide concise comments and you may attach additional documents as necessary. There is no limit on the length of the attachments. Where do I go to read public comments, and find supporting information? Go to the docket online at http:// www.regulations.gov., keyword search MARAD–2020–0177 or visit the Docket Management Facility (see ADDRESSES for hours of operation). We recommend that you periodically check the Docket for new submissions and supporting material. Will my comments be made available to the public? Yes. Be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, will be made publicly available. May I submit comments confidentially? If you wish to submit comments under a claim of confidentiality, you should submit three copies of your complete submission, including the information you claim to be confidential business information, to the Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Office of Legislation and Regulations, MAR–225, W24–220, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Include a cover letter setting forth with specificity the basis for any such claim and, if possible, PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a summary of your submission that can be made available to the public. Privacy Act In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice, DOT/ALL–14 FDMS, accessible through www.dot.gov/privacy. To facilitate comment tracking and response, we encourage commenters to provide their name, or the name of their organization; however, submission of names is completely optional. Whether or not commenters identify themselves, all timely comments will be fully considered. If you wish to provide comments containing proprietary or confidential information, please contact the agency for alternate submission instructions. (Authority: 49 CFR 1.93(a), 46 U.S.C. 55103, 46 U.S.C. 12121) Dated: January 4, 2021. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–00011 Filed 1–6–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2020–0172] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel BALAM (Sailing Catamaran); Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.build requirements of the coastwise trade laws to allow the carriage of no more than twelve passengers for hire on vessels, which are three years old or more. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before February 8, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number MARAD–2020–0172 by any one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Search SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07JAN1.SGM 07JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2020-0177]


Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: 
Vessel JAGUAR SHARK (Motor Yacht); Invitation for Public Comments

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the 
Maritime Administration (MARAD), is

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authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirements of the 
coastwise trade laws to allow the carriage of no more than twelve 
passengers for hire on vessels, which are three years old or more. A 
request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a 
brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.

DATES: Submit comments on or before February 8, 2021.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number 
MARAD-2020-0177 by any one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Search MARAD-2020-0177 and follow the instructions 
for submitting comments.
     Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility is in 
the West Building, Ground Floor of the U.S. Department of 
Transportation. The Docket Management Facility location address is: 
U.S. Department of Transportation, MARAD-2020-0177, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, West Building, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 
a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays.

    Note: If you mail or hand-deliver your comments, we recommend 
that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, 
or a telephone number in the body of your document so that we can 
contact you if we have questions regarding your submission.

    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and specific docket number. All comments received will be posted 
without change to the docket at www.regulations.gov, including any 
personal information provided. For detailed instructions on submitting 
comments, see the section entitled Public Participation.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Russell Haynes, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, 
Room W23-461, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202-366-3157, Email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended 
service of the vessel JAGUAR SHARK is:

--Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ``Live aboard Charter boat.''
--Geographic Region Including Base of Operations: ``Alaska (Excluding 
Waters in SE Alaska)'' (Base of Operations: Homer, Alaska)
--Vessel Length and Type: 41' Motor Yacht

    The complete application is available for review identified in the 
DOT docket as MARAD-2020-0177 at http://www.regulations.gov. Interested 
parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel 
builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.-flag vessels. If MARAD 
determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD's regulations 
at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly 
adverse effect on a U.S.-vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-
flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments 
should refer to the vessel name, state the commenter's interest in the 
waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in section 
388.4 of MARAD's regulations at 46 CFR part 388.

Public Participation

How do I submit comments?

    Please submit your comments, including the attachments, following 
the instructions provided under the above heading entitled ADDRESSES. 
Be advised that it may take a few hours or even days for your comment 
to be reflected on the docket. In addition, your comments must be 
written in English. We encourage you to provide concise comments and 
you may attach additional documents as necessary. There is no limit on 
the length of the attachments.

Where do I go to read public comments, and find supporting information?

    Go to the docket online at http://www.regulations.gov., keyword 
search MARAD-2020-0177 or visit the Docket Management Facility (see 
ADDRESSES for hours of operation). We recommend that you periodically 
check the Docket for new submissions and supporting material.

Will my comments be made available to the public?

    Yes. Be aware that your entire comment, including your personal 
identifying information, will be made publicly available.

May I submit comments confidentially?

    If you wish to submit comments under a claim of confidentiality, 
you should submit three copies of your complete submission, including 
the information you claim to be confidential business information, to 
the Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Office of 
Legislation and Regulations, MAR-225, W24-220, 1200 New Jersey Avenue 
SE, Washington, DC 20590. Include a cover letter setting forth with 
specificity the basis for any such claim and, if possible, a summary of 
your submission that can be made available to the public.

Privacy Act

    In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the 
public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these 
comments, without edit, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the 
system of records notice, DOT/ALL-14 FDMS, accessible through 
www.dot.gov/privacy. To facilitate comment tracking and response, we 
encourage commenters to provide their name, or the name of their 
organization; however, submission of names is completely optional. 
Whether or not commenters identify themselves, all timely comments will 
be fully considered. If you wish to provide comments containing 
proprietary or confidential information, please contact the agency for 
alternate submission instructions.

(Authority: 49 CFR 1.93(a), 46 U.S.C. 55103, 46 U.S.C. 12121)


    Dated: January 4, 2021.

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2021-00011 Filed 1-6-21; 8:45 am]
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