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Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod From China and India; Determinations
Document Number: 2020-07404
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Removal of the Preoperational Passive Residual Heat Removal Heat Exchanger Natural Circulation Test
Document Number: 2020-07380
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment Nos. 177 and 176 to Combined Licenses (COLs), NPF-91 and NPF-92, respectively. The COLs were issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (collectively SNC); for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07372
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NARA proposes to request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of approval to use three information collections. The first is prepared by organizations that want to make paper-to-paper copies of archival holdings with their personal copiers at the National Archives at the College Park facility. The second is used to advise requesters of the correct procedures to follow when requesting certified copies of records for use in civil litigation or criminal actions in courts of law, and the information to be provided so that records may be identified. The third information collection is used by veterans, dependents, and other authorized individuals to request information from or copies of documents in military personnel, military medical, and dependent medical records. We invite you to comment on this proposed information collection pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07371
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NARA has submitted to OMB for approval the information collections described in this notice. We invite you to comment on them.
Certain Dissolving Microneedle Patches for Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Use; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on Withdrawal of the Complaint; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2020-07366
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the Administrative Law Judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 7) terminating the investigation in its entirety based on withdrawal of the complaint. The investigation is terminated.
Technical Amendments Regarding Electronic Submissions to the Copyright Office
Document Number: 2020-07353
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Copyright Office is adopting technical amendments to allow electronic submission of materials in connection with certain Office services, and to allow the Office to respond to submitters electronically. These amendments are intended to facilitate the public's ability to access Office services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2020-07347
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as amended, this notice announces a new matching program with the Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE). OCSE will provide SSA with quarterly wage and unemployment insurance information located in the National Directory of New Hires to allow SSA to determine eligibility of applicants for Extra Help (low-income subsidy assistance) under the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003. This agreement assists SSA in determining eligibility of applicants for Extra Help; redetermining eligibility of existing Extra Help beneficiaries during periodic screening, and administering the Extra Help program.
Presidential Declaration Amendment of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of South Carolina
Document Number: 2020-07344
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of SOUTH CAROLINA (FEMA-4479-DR), dated 03/17/2020. Incident: Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding. Incident Period: 02/06/2020 through 02/13/2020.
Fire Protection Compensatory Measures
Document Number: 2020-07341
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is denying Petition for Rulemaking (PRM)-50-115, ``Petition for RulemakingFire Protection Compensatory Measures,'' dated May 1, 2017, submitted by David Lochbaum and Paul Gunter (the petitioners) on behalf of the Union of Concerned Scientists and Beyond Nuclear, respectively. The petitioners request that the NRC issue regulations that establish acceptable conditions for the use of compensatory measures (e.g., fire watches, surveillance cameras) during periods when fire protection regulations are not met, as well as define the maximum duration that compensatory measures may be relied upon. The NRC staff concludes that the petitioners did not present sufficient new information or arguments to warrant the requested changes to the regulations in light of the NRC's relevant past decisions and current policies. Therefore, the NRC is denying PRM-50-115.
Certain Pickup Truck Folding Bed Cover Systems and Components Thereof; Commission Issuance of Limited Exclusion Order Against Infringing Products of Respondent Found in Default; Issuance of Cease and Desist Order Against Defaulting Respondent; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2020-07336
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has issued a limited exclusion order (``LEO'') against infringing products from Ningbo Huadian Cross Country Automobile Accessories Co., Ltd. (``Ningbo'') of Ningbo, China and a cease and desist order (``CDO'') against Ningbo. The investigation is terminated.
Unsafe and Unsound Banking Practices: Brokered Deposits Restrictions; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2020-07322
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
On February 10, 2020, the FDIC published in the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) entitled ``Unsafe and Unsound Banking Practices: Brokered Deposits Restrictions,'' proposing revisions to its regulations relating to the brokered deposits restrictions that apply to less than well capitalized insured depository institutions. The NPR provided for a 60-day comment period, which would have closed on April 10, 2020. The FDIC has determined that an extension of the comment period until June 9, 2020, is appropriate. This action will allow interested parties additional time to analyze the proposal and prepare comments.
Advisory Committee for Geosciences; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07317
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2020-07173
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is extending the deadline for filing comments on its Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising (``the Endorsement Guides'').
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-07422
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting; National Science Board
Document Number: 2020-07349
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2020-07311
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent order embodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc.; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2020-07310
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent order embodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Release of Patients Administered Radioactive Material
Document Number: 2020-07307
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 8.39, ``Release of Patients Administered Radioactive Material.'' This RG (Revision 1) provides licensees with more detailed instructions to provide to patients before and after they have been administered radioactive material than was in Revision 0. In addition, the guide includes a new section on ``Death of a Patient Following Radiopharmaceutical or Implants Administrations,'' as well as requirements for recordkeeping. Also, Table 3, ``Activities of Radiopharmaceuticals That Require Instructions and Records When Administered to Patients Who Are Breastfeeding an Infant or Child,'' has been revised.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2020-07291
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2020-07290
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Information Collection; Payments to Small Business Subcontractors
Document Number: 2020-07272
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding payments to small business subcontractors.
Submission for OMB Review; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit
Document Number: 2020-07271
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding examination of records by Comptroller General and contract audit.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07269
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), the Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is seeking public comment on its proposal to extend for an additional three years the Office of Management and Budget clearance for information collection requirements in its Trade Regulation Rule on Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising (``Franchise Rule'' or ``Rule''). That clearance expires on October 31, 2020.
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of South Carolina
Document Number: 2020-07266
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of South Carolina (FEMA-4479-DR), dated 03/17/2020. Incident: Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding. Incident Period: 02/06/2020 through 02/13/2020.
In the Matter of Duke Energy Florida, LLC; Crystal River Unit 3 Nuclear Generating Plant and Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2020-07261
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an order approving the transfer to ADP CR3, LLC (ADP CR3) of the licensed authority of Duke Energy Florida, LLC (DEF) under Facility Operating License No. DPR-72 for the Crystal River Unit 3 Nuclear Generating Plant (CR-3) and the general license for the CR-3 independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) to possess, maintain, and decommission CR-3 and its ISFSI. The order also approves a draft conforming administrative license amendment to reflect the transfer from DEF to ADP CR3. The NRC determined that ADP CR3 is qualified to hold the licenses to the extent proposed, and that the transfer is otherwise consistent with applicable provisions of law, regulations, and orders issued by the Commission pursuant thereto, subject to the condition described in the order. The order became effective on April 1, 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Instructions for AmeriCorps State and National Competitive New and Continuation
Document Number: 2020-07217
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, CNCS is proposing to renew an information collection.
Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2020-07211
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. Pursuant to the Small Business Paperwork Relief Act of 2002, the FCC seeks specific comment on how it might ``further reduce the information collection burden for small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees.'' The Commission may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2020-07210
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collections. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority
Document Number: 2020-07209
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number.
Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2020-07208
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. Pursuant to the Small Business Paperwork Relief Act of 2002, the FCC seeks specific comment on how it might ``further reduce the information collection burden for small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees.'' The Commission may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.
Mattresses From Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Serbia, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam; Institution of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations
Document Number: 2020-07207
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-645 and 731-TA-1495-1501 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of mattresses from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Serbia, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam, provided for in subheadings 9404.21.00, 9404.29.10, 9404.29.90, 9401.40.00, and 9401.90.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and by reason of imports of mattresses from China alleged to be subsidized by the Government of China. Unless the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach preliminary determinations in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by May 15, 2020. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by May 22, 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07183
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Funding Availability and Request for Proposals for Calendar Year 2021 Basic Field Grant Awards
Document Number: 2020-07178
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is a federally established and funded organization that funds civil legal aid organizations across the country and in the U.S. territories. Its mission is to expand access to justice by funding high-quality legal representation for low-income people in civil matters. In anticipation of a congressional appropriation to LSC for Fiscal Year 2021, LSC hereby announces the availability of funding for basic field grants with terms commencing in January 2021. LSC will publish a Request for Proposals (RFP) and seeks applications from interested parties who are qualified to provide effective, efficient, and high-quality civil legal services to eligible clients in the service area(s) of the states and territories identified below. The availability and the exact amount of congressionally appropriated funds, as well as the date, terms, and conditions of funds available for grants for calendar year 2021, have not yet been determined.
Available for Work
Document Number: 2020-06975
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Railroad Retirement Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Railroad Retirement Board is amending the definition of ``available for work'' in its regulations in order to facilitate payment of unemployment benefits to railroad employees who are out of work due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent declaration of a national emergency beginning March 1, 2020.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2020-06624
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to section 189.a.(2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from approximately March 10, 2020, to March 23, 2020. The last biweekly notice was published on March 24, 2020.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-07260
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-06
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions