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Retrospective Review of Administrative Requirements
Document Number: 2021-13466
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), on February 4, 2020, requested input from its licensees and members of the public on any administrative requirements that may be modified or eliminated without an adverse effect on public health or safety, common defense and security, protection of the environment, or regulatory efficiency and effectiveness. The public comment period ended on May 6, 2020, and the NRC evaluated the comments. This document announces the availability of the comment evaluation summary and provides the status of the NRC's Retrospective Review of Administrative Requirements initiative. The NRC plans to hold a public meeting to discuss the comment evaluation process and answer stakeholder questions.
Notice of Sunshine Act Meeting Held With Less Than Seven Days Advance Notice
Document Number: 2021-13446
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2021-13237
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2021-13234
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2021-13218
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (``Privacy Act''), this document announces the modification of a computer matching program the Federal Communications Commission (``FCC'' or ``Commission'' or ``Agency'') and the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) will conduct with the New Mexico Human Services Department (Department). The purpose of this matching program is to verify the eligibility of applicants to and subscribers of Lifeline (existing purpose) and the new Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, both of which are administered by USAC under the direction of the FCC. More information about these programs is provided in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2021-13215
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (``Privacy Act''), this document announces the modification of a computer matching program the Federal Communications Commission (``FCC'' or ``Commission'' or ``Agency'') and the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) will conduct with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Division of Family Support (Cabinet). The purpose of this matching program is to verify the eligibility of applicants to and subscribers of Lifeline (existing purpose) and the new Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, both of which are administered by USAC under the direction of the FCC. More information about these programs is provided in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2021-13214
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (``Privacy Act''), this document announces the establishment of a computer matching program the Federal Communications Commission (``FCC'' or ``Commission'' or ``Agency'') and the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) will conduct with the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (Department). The purpose of this matching program is to verify the eligibility of applicants to and subscribers of the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, which is administered by USAC under the direction of the FCC, or other federal programs that use qualification for the FCC's Lifeline Program as an eligibility criterion. More information about this program is provided in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2021-13195
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2021-13155
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-13144
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2021-13143
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission's consideration concerning a negotiated service agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2021-13137
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
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 Personnel Management (OPM). This matching agreement (agreement) sets forth the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which OPM will disclose civil service benefit and payment data to SSA. SSA is legally required to offset specific benefits by a percentage of civil service benefits received (Spousal and Survivors benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, and Retirement and Disability Insurance Benefits are offset by a percentage of the recipients' Federal Government pension benefits). SSA administers the Old Age, Survivors, Disability Insurance (OASDI), SSI, and Special Veterans' Benefits (SVB) programs. SSA will use the match results under this agreement to meet its civil service benefit offset obligations. Appendices A, B, C, and D of this agreement contain specific information on the matching programs that SSA will conduct under this agreement. SSA's Office of the Chief Actuary (OCA) will also use OPM's data for statistical and research purposes in tracking the size of, and impact on, subpopulations of government annuitants affected by the Government Pension Offset (GPO), the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP), and in cost estimates of proposals to change the two provisions.
Announcement of OMB Approvals of Information Collections
Document Number: 2021-13135
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved a Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) information collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. This notice lists the approved information collection and provides its OMB control number and current expiration date.
Proposed Submission of Information Collection for OMB Review; Comment Request; Survey of Multiemployer Pension Plan Withdrawal Liability Information
Document Number: 2021-13134
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) intends to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extend approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act, of a survey of terminated and insolvent multiemployer pension plans to obtain withdrawal liability information. PBGC needs the withdrawal liability information to estimate its multiemployer program liabilities for purposes of its financial statements. This notice informs the public of PBGC's intent and solicits public comment on the collection of information.
Proposed Submission of Information Collection for OMB Review; Comment Request; Mergers and Transfers Between Multiemployer Plans
Document Number: 2021-13131
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) intends to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extend approval, under the Paperwork Reduction Act, of a collection of information contained in PBGC's regulation on Mergers and Transfers Between Multiemployer Plans. This notice informs the public of PBGC's intent and solicits public comment on the collection of information.
Nationwide Mutual Funds, et al.
Document Number: 2021-13116
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Standard for the Flammability of Mattresses and Mattress Pads; Amendment
Document Number: 2021-13070
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission, or CPSC) is issuing this final rule to amend its Standard for the Flammability of Mattresses and Mattress Pads. The ignition source cigarette specified in the standard for use in the mattress standard's performance tests, Standard Reference Material cigarette SRM 1196, is no longer available for purchase. This final rule amends the mattress standard to require a revised Standard Reference Material cigarette, SRM 1196a, which was developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, as the ignition source for testing to the mattress standard.
Statement of Policy Regarding Minority Depository Institutions
Document Number: 2021-12972
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The FDIC is issuing its Statement of Policy Regarding Minority Depository Institutions. Section 308 of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 established several goals related to encouraging, assisting, and preserving minority depository institutions. The FDIC has long recognized the unique role and importance of minority depository institutions and historically has taken steps to preserve and encourage minority-owned and minority-led financial institutions. The Statement of Policy updates, strengthens, and clarifies the agency's policies and procedures related to minority depository institutions.
Safety Standard for Infant Sleep Products
Document Number: 2021-12723
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA), the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is issuing this final rule establishing a safety standard for infant sleep products, which are products marketed or intended to provide a sleeping accommodation for an infant up to 5 months of age, and that are not subject to any of CPSC's mandatory standards for infant sleep. CPSC is also finalizing an amendment to its regulations regarding third party conformity assessment bodies, to include the safety standard for infant sleep products in the list of notices of requirements (NORs) and an amendment to the consumer registration rule, to identify infant sleep products as a durable infant or toddler product subject to consumer registration requirements, as a subcategory of bassinets and cradles.
Auction of Flexible-Use Service Licenses in the 3.45-3.55 GHz Band for Next-Generation Wireless Services; Notice and Filing Requirements, Minimum Opening Bids, Upfront Payments, and Other Procedures for Auction 110; Bidding in Auction 110 Scheduled To Begin October 5, 2021
Document Number: 2021-12617
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-06-23
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document establishes the procedures to be used for Auction 110, the Auction of new flexible-use licenses in the 3.45-3.55 GHz band (the 3.45 GHz Service).
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2021-13179
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-22
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2021-13139
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-22
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis of Proposed Consent Orders to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent ordersembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2021-13088
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-22
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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-13087
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-22
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Communications Commission (``FCC'' or ``Commission'') is establishing OMD-33, Ensuring Workplace Health and Safety in Response to a Public Health Emergency, a system of records under the Privacy Act of 1974. This system of records maintains information collected in response to a public health emergency, such as a pandemic or epidemic, from FCC staff (including political appointees, employees, detailees, contractors, consultants, interns, and volunteers) and visitors to FCC facilities that is necessary to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
Meeting of Humanities Panel
Document Number: 2021-13086
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-22
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, National Endowment for the Humanities
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will hold twenty-one meetings, by videoconference, of the Humanities Panel, a federal advisory committee, during July 2021. The purpose of the meetings is for panel review, discussion, evaluation, and recommendation of applications for financial assistance under the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965.
Meeting of National Council on the Humanities
Document Number: 2021-13084
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-22
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, National Endowment for the Humanities
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the National Council on the Humanities will meet to advise the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) with respect to policies, programs and procedures for carrying out his functions; to review applications for financial assistance under the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965 and make recommendations thereon to the Chairman; and to consider gifts offered to NEH and make recommendations thereon to the Chairman.
Expanding Flexible Use of the 12.2-12.7 GHz Band
Document Number: 2021-12947
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-06-22
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission grants the request by SpaceX Holdings, LLC, WorldVu Satellites Limited, Kepler Communications, Intelsat License LLC, and SES S.A., for an extension of the reply comment deadline for the proposed rule published in the Federal Register.
Technical Amendments Regarding the Copyright Office's Organizational Structure
Document Number: 2021-12939
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-06-22
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions, Copyright Office
This final rule makes technical changes to the U.S. Copyright Office's regulations pertaining to its organizational structure in light of the agency's recent reorganization. It reflects recent structural changes, updates certain of the Office's division names, and adds a new section for the Copyright Claims Board established by the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2020.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2021-12997
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-17
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2021-12990
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2021-12977
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-17
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2021-12975
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-17
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Media Bureau Reminds Remaining Analog Low Power Television and Television Translator Stations Without Digital Construction Permits To File Immediately
Document Number: 2021-12964
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-17
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Media Bureau (Bureau) of the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) reminds those remaining analog Low Power Television and TV Translator stations (LPTV/translator stations) that have not filed for a digital construction permit to construct a digital facility to do so immediately. Those analog LPTV/ translator stations that fail to take immediate action will risk having their license automatically cancelled, by operation of law, after the analog termination date.
United Nuclear Corporation Church Rock Project
Document Number: 2021-12881
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On November 13, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued for public comment a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for United Nuclear Corporation's (UNC) license amendment request. The public comment period closed on May 27, 2021. The NRC has decided to re-open the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments. UNC is requesting authorization to amend its license (SUA-1475) to excavate approximately 1 million cubic yards (CY) of mine waste from the Northeast Church Rock Mine Site and dispose of it at the existing mill site in McKinley County, New Mexico. The NRC plans to hold a public meeting in the future to promote full understanding of the contemplated action and facilitate public comment.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2021-12822
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-17
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities
Document Number: 2021-12821
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-17
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2021-12811
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Silicon Photovoltaic Cells and Modules with Nanostructures, and Products Containing the Same, DN 3552; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Presidential Declaration Amendment of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Virginia
Document Number: 2021-12810
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-17
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 VIRGINIA (FEMA-4602-DR), dated 05/10/2021. Incident: Severe Winter Storms. Incident Period: 02/11/2021 through 02/13/2021.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for AmeriCorps Seniors Applications Instructions, Progress Reporting, Independent Living, and Respite Surveys
Document Number: 2021-12802
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-17
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Corporation for National and Community Service (operating as AmeriCorps) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2021-12772
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-17
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 collection(s). 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.