Agencies and Commissions February 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Determination under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR Agreement)
Document Number: 07-793
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-22
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) has determined that certain two-way stretch woven fabric of polyester, rayon, and elastomeric yarns, as specified below, are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Notice of Open Special Meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank)
Document Number: 07-792
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-22
Agency: Export-Import Bank of the United States, Export-Import Bank, Agencies and Commissions
The Advisory Committee was established by Pub. L. 98-181, November 30, 1983, to advise the Export-Import Bank on its programs and to provide comments for inclusion in the reports of the Export-Import Bank of the United States to Congress.
Proposed Assessment Rate Adjustment Guidelines for Large Institutions and Insured Foreign Branches in Risk Category I
Document Number: E7-2906
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-21
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The FDIC is seeking comment on proposed guidelines it will use for determining how adjustments of up to 0.50 basis points would be made to the quarterly assessment rates of insured institutions defined as large Risk Category I institutions, and insured foreign branches in Risk Category I, according to the Final Assessments Rule (the final rule).\1\ These guidelines are intended to further clarify the analytical processes, and the controls applied to these processes, in making assessment rate adjustment determinations.
Petition for Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding
Document Number: E7-2904
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-21
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Petitions for Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding
Document Number: E7-2897
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-21
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Data Collection Available for Public Comments and Recommendations
Document Number: E7-2867
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-21
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Small Business Administration's intentions to request approval on a new and/or currently approved information collection.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 07-808
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-21
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights, Civil Rights Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 07-799
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 07-798
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-21
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In the Matter of Certain Digital Cameras and Component Parts Thereof; Notice of Investigation
Document Number: 07-749
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 19, 2007, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of St. Clair Intellectual Property Consultants, Inc., of Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Letters supplementing the Complaint were filed on February 7 and February 9, 2007. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain digital cameras and component parts thereof by reason of infringement of claim 16 of U.S. Patent No. 5,138,459; claims 1-3, 8, 10, 12, and 16-18 of U.S. Patent No. 6,094,219; claim 1 of U.S. Patent No. 6,233,010; claims 1-4 of U.S. Patent No. 6,323,899; and claims 5, 6, and 9-12 of U.S. 6,496,222. The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a permanent exclusion order and permanent cease and desist orders.
Board Panel Meeting
Document Number: 07-739
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-21
Agency: Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, Agencies and Commissions
Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB); Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E7-2866
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-20
Agency: Information Security Oversight Office, National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
SES Performance Review Board
Document Number: E7-2853
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-20
Agency: American Battle Monuments Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members of the ABMC Performance Review Board.
Premium Rates; Payment of Premiums; Flat Premium Rates, Variable-Rate Premium Cap, and Termination Premium; Deficit Reduction Act of 2005; Pension Protection Act of 2006
Document Number: E7-2812
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-02-20
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This is a proposed rule to amend PBGC's regulations on Premium Rates and Payment of Premiums to implement certain provisions of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109-171) and the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109-280) that are effective beginning in 2006 or 2007. The provisions that would be implemented by this rule change the flat premium rate, cap the variable-rate premium in some cases, and create a new ``termination premium'' that is payable in connection with certain distress and involuntary plan terminations. This rule does not address other provisions of the Pension Protection Act of 2006 that deal with PBGC premiums.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: E7-2662
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-20
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notices
Document Number: 07-782
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-20
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notices
Document Number: 07-781
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-20
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
New Standards for Domestic Mailing Services
Document Number: E7-2825
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
On January 17, 2007, the Postal Service published an updated proposal in the Federal Register (72 FR 2089) providing new mailing standards to accompany the R2006-1 price change proposal currently before the Postal Regulatory Commission. We posted a new document on our Web site at http://www.usps.com/ratecase to respond to the comments we received on our January proposal and to further revise the proposed mailing standards. In addition to the new document, you can find our earlier proposals at http://www.usps.com/ratecase, along with side-by-side comparisons of today's prices and those that are currently under review by the Postal Regulatory Commission. Our Web site also provides helpful information for mailers, including frequently asked questions, press releases, and Mailers Companion and MailPro articles related to the pricing change. We encourage you to review our proposed mailing standards and use our electronic tools as you prepare for the pricing change.
Certain Polyester Staple Fiber from China
Document Number: E7-2818
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Revised Standards for Mailing Adult Fowl
Document Number: E7-2817
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service proposes new requirements for containers used for mailing adult chickens. Currently, we require all mailable adult fowl other than chickens to be mailed in containers approved by the manager of Mailing Standards. With this proposal, we intend to require adult chickens to be mailed in approved containers also.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-2791
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of continued approval of information collections under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted: 1. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR Part 11 Criteria and Procedures for Determining Eligibility for Access to or Control Over Special Nuclear Material. 2. Current OMB approval number: OMB No. 3150-0062. 3. How often the collection is required: On occasion. New applications, certifications, and amendments may be submitted at any time. Applications for renewal are submitted every 5 years. 4. Who is required or asked to report: Employees (including applicants for employment), contractors and consultants of NRC licensees and contractors whose activities involve access to or control over special nuclear material at either fixed sites or in transportation activities. 5. The number of annual respondents: 5 NRC licensees. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 1.25 hours (approximately 0.25 hours annually per response). 7. Abstract: NRC regulations in 10 CFR Part 11 establish requirements for access to special nuclear material, and the criteria and procedures for resolving questions concerning the eligibility of individuals to receive special nuclear material access authorization. Personal history information which is submitted on applicants for relevant jobs is provided to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), which conducts investigations. NRC reviews the results of these investigations and makes determinations of the eligibility of the applicants for access authorization. Submit, by April 17, 2007, comments that address the following questions: 1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical utility? 2. Is the burden estimate accurate? 3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected? 4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology? A copy of the draft supporting statement may be viewed free of charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC worldwide Web site: http:// www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. Comments and questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Margaret A. Janney (T-5 F52), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by telephone at 301-415-7245, or by Internet electronic mail to INFOCOLLECTS@NRC.GOV.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-2790
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of continued approval of information collections under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted: 1. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR Part 25Access Authorization for Licensee Personnel. 2. Current OMB approval number: OMB No. 3150-0046. 3. How often the collection is required: On occasion. 4. Who is required or asked to report: NRC-regulated facilities and other organizations requiring access to NRC-classified information. 5. The number of annual respondents: 78. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 417 hours (371 hours for reporting and 46 hours for recordkeeping) or approximately .26 hours per response. 7. Abstract: NRC-regulated facilities and other organizations are required to provide information and maintain records to ensure that an adequate level of protection is provided NRC-classified information and material. Submit, by April 17, 2007, comments that address the following questions: 1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical utility? 2. Is the burden estimate accurate? 3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected? 4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology? A copy of the draft supporting statement may be viewed free of charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC worldwide Web site: http:// www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. Comments and questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Margaret A. Janney (T-5 F52), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by telephone at 301-415-7245, or by Internet electronic mail to INFOCOLLECTS@NRC.GOV.
Proposed License Renewal Interim Staff Guidance LR-ISG-2006-02: Staff Guidance on Acceptance Review for Environmental Reports Associated With License Renewal Applications; Solicitation of Public Comment
Document Number: E7-2785
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The NRC is soliciting public comment on its Proposed License Renewal Interim Staff Guidance LR-ISG-2006-02 (LR-ISG) on the acceptance review criteria for environmental reports (ER) provided by applicants for reactor license renewal. This LR-ISG summarizes the Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 51 (10 CFR Part 51) requirements for ERs submitted with license renewal applications (LRAs), and provides a checklist that will be used by the NRC staff to verify the completeness of these reports prior to docketing. The NRC staff issues LR-ISGs to facilitate timely implementation of the license renewal rule and to review activities associated with an LRA. Upon receiving public comments, the NRC staff will evaluate the comments and make a determination to incorporate the comments, as appropriate. Once the NRC staff completes the LR-ISG, it will issue the LR-ISG for NRC and industry use. The NRC staff will also incorporate the approved LR- ISG into the next revision of the license renewal guidance documents.
Procurement List Additions
Document Number: E7-2784
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
This action adds to the Procurement List a product and services to be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
Meetings of Humanities Panel
Document Number: E7-2780
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: The National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal AdvisoryCommittee Act (Public Law 92-463, as amended), notice is hereby given that the following meetings of Humanities Panels will be held at the Old Post Office, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20506.
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Georgia Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-2775
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights, Civil Rights Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments
Document Number: E7-2774
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Railroad Retirement Board, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Submitted for Review to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: E7-2773
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Communications Commission, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection(s), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Public Law 104-13. An agency 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 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) that does not display a valid control number. Comments are requested concerning (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) 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.
Consumer Advisory Council
Document Number: E7-2772
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: E7-2771
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: E7-2770
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions