March 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2021-03-31-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2021-03-31
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2021-06762
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Farm Credit Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Government in the Sunshine Act, of the forthcoming regular meeting of the Farm Credit Administration Board.
Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions To Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19
Document Number: 2021-06718
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the extension of an Order under Section 361 of the Public Health Service Act to temporarily halt residential evictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.
Credit Union Service Organizations (CUSOs)
Document Number: 2021-06653
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
On February 26, 2021, the NCUA Board (Board) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register requesting comment on the Board's proposal to amend the NCUA's credit union service organization (CUSO) regulation (proposed rule). The proposed rule would accomplish two objectives: Expanding the list of permissible activities and services for CUSOs to include originating any type of loan that a Federal credit union (FCU) may originate; and granting the Board additional flexibility to approve permissible activities and services. The proposed rule provided a 30-day comment period that closed on March 29, 2021. To allow interested persons more time to consider and submit their comments, the Board has decided to extend the comment period for an additional 30 days.
Priority Mail Express Delivery Times
Document Number: 2021-06648
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is amending Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) in various sections to revise the Priority Mail Express[supreg] delivery times and to eliminate the optional 10:30 a.m. delivery time.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Report of Inspections Required by Airworthiness Directive, Part 39
Document Number: 2021-06646
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
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 to renew an information collection. The collection involves the member of the public that may submit an Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOC) request to the FAA by using the Airworthiness Directives Development (ADD) External website. The information to be collected will be used to support publicly disseminated information to the FAA and/or is necessary because this information supports the Department of Transpiration's strategic goal to promote the public health and safety by working toward eliminating transportation-related deaths and injuries.
Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews
Document Number: 2021-06645
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is automatically initiating the five-year reviews (Sunset Reviews) of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) order(s) and suspended investigation(s) listed below. The International Trade Commission (the ITC) is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Reviews which covers the same order(s) and suspended investigation(s).
Notice of Re-Establishment of the Advisory Committee to the Director
Document Number: 2021-06644
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Public Meeting on Railroad Safety Advisory Committee Process
Document Number: 2021-06643
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) invites interested persons to participate in a public meeting to discuss recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of FRA's Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC). The RSAC is a Federal Advisory Committee that provides a forum for collaborative problem solving of critical safety issues and, as appropriate, develops recommendations for railroad safety regulations through a consensus process.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-06642
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2021-06641
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Head Start Program Performance Standards (0970-0148)
Document Number: 2021-06639
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office Head Start (OHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting a 3-year extension of the information collection requirements under the Head Start Program Performance Standards (OMB #0970-0148). There are no changes to the information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB
Document Number: 2021-06636
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) is adopting a proposal to extend for three years, with revision, the Application for Employment with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FR 28; OMB No. 7100-0181).
Revised Non-Foreign Overseas Per Diem Rates
Document Number: 2021-06634
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
Defense Human Resources Activity publishes this Civilian Personnel Per Diem Bulletin Number 316. Bulletin Number 316 lists current per diem rates prescribed for reimbursement of subsistence expenses while on official Government travel to Alaska, Hawaii, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the possessions of the United States. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 lodging rate review resulted in lodging rate changes in certain locations.
Proposed Rate Adjustment, Jim Woodruff Project
Document Number: 2021-06632
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Southeastern Power Administration
Southeastern Power Administration (Southeastern) proposes to revise existing schedules of rates and charges applicable to the sale of power from the Jim Woodruff Project, effective October 1, 2021, through September 30, 2026. Interested persons may review the rates and supporting studies and submit written comments. Southeastern will consider all comments received in this process.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; HBCU Scholar Recognition Program
Document Number: 2021-06630
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of a currently approved information collection.
Notice of Agreements Filed
Document Number: 2021-06629
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Action in Section 301 Investigation of the United Kingdom's Digital Services Tax
Document Number: 2021-06628
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) requests written comments regarding a potential trade action in connection with the Section 301 investigation of the United Kingdom's Digital Services Tax (DST). USTR also will convene virtual public hearings and accept rebuttal comments in relation to the potential action.
Proposed Action in Section 301 Investigation of India's Digital Services Tax
Document Number: 2021-06627
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) requests written comments regarding a potential trade action in connection with the Section 301 investigation of India's Digital Services Tax (DST). USTR also will convene virtual public hearings and accept rebuttal comments in relation to the potential action.
Proposed Action in Section 301 Investigation of Turkey's Digital Services Tax
Document Number: 2021-06626
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) requests written comments regarding a potential trade action in connection with the Section 301 investigation of Turkey's Digital Services Tax (DST). USTR also will convene virtual public hearings and accept rebuttal comments in relation to the potential action.
Proposed Action in Section 301 Investigation of Austria's Digital Services Tax
Document Number: 2021-06625
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) requests written comments regarding a potential trade action in connection with the Section 301 investigation of Austria's Digital Services Tax (DST). USTR also will convene virtual public hearings and accept rebuttal comments in relation to the potential action.
Merimil Limited Partnership; Hydro-Kennebec, LLC; Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC; Notice of Teleconference
Document Number: 2021-06623
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Meeting for the Proposal Review Panel for Physics; Correction
Document Number: 2021-06622
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) published a document in the Federal Register of March 26, 2021, concerning a Part-open, 2-day, virtual site visit meeting for the Proposal Review Panel for Physics. The virtual site visit will be changed to a closed meeting.
ANR Pipeline Company; Notice of Application and Establishing Intervention Deadline
Document Number: 2021-06621
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2021-06620
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2021-06619
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Technical Conference on Reassessment of the Electric Quarterly Report Requirements; Notice of Technical Conference
Document Number: 2021-06618
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Proposed Action in Section 301 Investigation of Spain's Digital Services Tax
Document Number: 2021-06617
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) requests written comments regarding a potential trade action in connection with the Section 301 investigation of Spain's Digital Services Tax (DST). USTR also will convene virtual public hearings and accept rebuttal comments in relation to the potential action.
Proposed Action in Section 301 Investigation of Italy's Digital Services Tax
Document Number: 2021-06615
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) requests written comments regarding a potential trade action in connection with the Section 301 investigation of Italy's Digital Services Tax (DST). USTR also will convene virtual public hearings and accept rebuttal comments in relation to the potential action.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Approval of Renewal of Information Collection: Generic Clearance for Customer Interactions
Document Number: 2021-06614
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments concerning our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of a new generic information collection. As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public, FAA is requesting approval of a New Generic Information Collection Request: ``Generic Clearance for Customer Interactions''.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2021-06613
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
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 to renew a generic information collection. As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, FAA has an approved Generic Information Collection Request (Generic ICR): ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery''.
Termination of Section 301 Digital Services Tax Investigations of Brazil, the Czech Republic, the European Union, and Indonesia
Document Number: 2021-06612
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The U.S. Trade Representative is terminating the Section 301 investigations of Digital Services Taxes (DSTs) under consideration by Brazil, the Czech Republic, the European Union, and Indonesia because these jurisdictions either have not adopted or not implemented a DST during the period of investigation.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection of eComments Requested; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Application and Permit for Permanent Exportation of Firearms (National Firearms Act)-ATF Form 9 (5320.9)
Document Number: 2021-06611
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Department of Justice (DOJ) will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Information Collection: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2021-06610
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection of eComments Requested; Extension Without Change of a Currently Approved Collection; Police Check Inquiry-ATF F 8620.42
Document Number: 2021-06609
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Department of Justice (DOJ) will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Renewal of an Existing Collection and Request for Comment; Pesticide Data-Call-In Program
Document Number: 2021-06608
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), this document announces the availability of and solicits public comment on an Information Collection Request (ICR) that EPA is planning to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The ICR, entitled ``Pesticide Data-Call-In Program'' and identified by EPA ICR No. 2288.04 and OMB Control No. 2070-0174, represents the renewal of an existing ICR that is scheduled to expire on November 30, 2021. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval under the PRA, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection that is summarized in this document. The ICR and accompanying material are available in the docket for public review and comment.
Request for Information and Comment on Financial Institutions' Use of Artificial Intelligence, Including Machine Learning
Document Number: 2021-06607
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, National Credit Union Administration, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
The agencies are gathering information and comments on financial institutions' use of artificial intelligence (AI), including machine learning (ML). The purpose of this request for information (RFI) is to understand respondents' views on the use of AI by financial institutions in their provision of services to customers and for other business or operational purposes; appropriate governance, risk management, and controls over AI; and any challenges in developing, adopting, and managing AI. The RFI also solicits respondents' views on the use of AI in financial services to assist in determining whether any clarifications from the agencies would be helpful for financial institutions' use of AI in a safe and sound manner and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including those related to consumer protection.
Filing Dates for the New Mexico Special Election in the 1st Congressional District
Document Number: 2021-06605
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
New Mexico has scheduled a Special General Election on June 1, 2021, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 1st Congressional District vacated by Representative Debra A. Haaland. Committees participating in the New Mexico special election are required to file pre- and post-election reports.
Filing Dates for the Ohio Special Elections in the 11th Congressional District
Document Number: 2021-06604
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Ohio has scheduled special elections on August 3, 2021, and November 2, 2021, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 11th Congressional District vacated by Representative Marcia L. Fudge. Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special Primary Election on August 3, 2021, shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary Report. Committees required to file reports in connection with both the Special Primary and Special General Election on November 2, 2021, shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary, a 12-day Pre-General, and a 30-day Post- General Report.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2021-06603
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
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.
Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2021-06600
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation and survival of endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Requests Submitted for Public Comment
Document Number: 2021-06599
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (the Department), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department's information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is soliciting comments on the proposed extension of the information collection requests (ICRs) contained in the documents described below. A copy of the ICRs may be obtained by contacting the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. ICRs also are available at reginfo.gov (http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of OMB Approvals
Document Number: 2021-06598
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved certain collections of information, listed in the Supplementary Information section below, following EBSA's submission of requests for such approvals under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). This notice describes the approved or re-approved information collections and provides their OMB control numbers and current expiration dates as required by the PRA.
Notice on Reallotment of Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Formula Allotted Funds for Dislocated Worker Activities for Program Year (PY) 2020
Document Number: 2021-06597
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA), requires the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) to conduct reallotment of certain WIOA formula allotted funds based on ETA 9130 financial reports submitted by states as of the end of the prior Program Year (PY). This notice publishes the Dislocated Worker PY 2020 funds for recapture by state and the amount to be reallotted to eligible states.
Schedules of Controlled Substances: Placement of cyclopentyl fentanyl, isobutyryl fentanyl, para-chloroisobutyryl fentanyl, para-methoxybutyryl fentanyl, and valeryl fentanyl in Schedule I; Correction
Document Number: 2021-06596
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
The Drug Enforcement Administration is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on November 25, 2020. The document issued an action placing five fentanyl-related substances (cyclopentyl fentanyl (N-(1-phenethylpiperidin-4-yl)-N- phenylcyclopentanecarboxamide), isobutyryl fentanyl (N-(1- phenethylpiperidin-4-yl)-N-phenylisobutyramide), para-chloroisobutyryl fentanyl (N-(4-chlorophenyl)-N-(1-phenethylpiperidin-4- yl)isobutyramide), para-methoxybutyryl fentanyl (N-(4-methoxyphenyl)-N- (1-phenethylpiperidin-4-yl)butyramide), and valeryl fentanyl (N-(1- phenethylpiperidin-4-yl)-N-phenylpentanamide), including their isomers, esters, ethers, salts, and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers, permanently in schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, specifically to the opiates list under DEA regulations. The published document assigned incorrect paragraph numbers to all five substances, and inadvertently removed four other substances from the listed opiates.
Tribal HUD-VASH Expansion; Notice of Rating Factors
Document Number: 2021-06595
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act provided $7 million for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to use for the Tribal HUD-VASH demonstration program. HUD-VASH is a collaborative program between HUD and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that combines HUD housing vouchers with VA supportive services to help Veterans who are homeless and their families find and sustain permanent housing. The 2017 Appropriations Act also requires HUD to publish in the Federal Register the ``need'' and ``administrative capacity'' review and selection criteria HUD includes in the Tribal HUD-VASH Notice of Funding Availability. This Notice does not provide information on the application process. Those seeking to review all of the NOFA's content and/or apply for funds may do so at https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view- opportunity.html?oppId=330966.
Sea Turtle Conservation; Shrimp Trawling Requirements
Document Number: 2021-06594
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, the NMFS, are delaying the effective date of a final rule that published on December 20, 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget; Tribal Enrollment Count
Document Number: 2021-06593
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), are requesting the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to conduct an emergency review of a new information collection.
Negotiation of a Renewal of the Reciprocal Defense Procurement Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Defense of Japan
Document Number: 2021-06591
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
On behalf of the U.S. Government, DoD is contemplating a renewal of Reciprocal Defense Procurement Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Defense of Japan. DoD is requesting industry feedback regarding its experience in public defense procurements conducted by or on behalf of the Japanese Ministry of Defense or Armed Forces.