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

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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-9369
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-9368
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-9367
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-9363
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
FCC Alerts Public and Merchants of Fraudulent Credit Card Purchases Through Internet Protocol (IP) Relay Service, a Form of Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS)
Document Number: E7-9336
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission urges merchants to use caution in handling telephone orders for goods. The Commission has received informal complaints that people without disabilities, who are posing as deaf or hard of hearing consumers, are misusing an Internet base telecommunications relay service (``TRS'' or ``Relay Service'') called ``IP Relay'' to perpetrate fraudulent business transactions, often by using stolen or fake credit cards.
Satellite Network Stations and Space Stations
Document Number: E7-9335
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) received Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval on March 16, 2007 for a revision to the public information collection requirements contained in the FCC's part 25 of the Commission's Rules Governing the Licensing of, and Spectrum Usage by, Satellite Network Stations and Space Stations, OMB Control Number 3060-0678, pursuant to the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number.
Service Rules for the 698-806 MHz Band and Revision of the Commission's Rules Regarding Enhanced 911 Emergency Calling Systems, Hearing Aid-Compatible Telephones, and Public Safety Spectrum Requirements
Document Number: E7-9334
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopts final rules governing wireless licenses in the 698-806 MHz Band (i.e., the 700 MHz Band). This spectrum is currently occupied by television broadcasters and is being made available for wireless services, including public safety and commercial services, as a result of the digital television (``DTV'') transition.
Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission for Extension Under Delegated Authority
Document Number: E7-9312
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
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 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.
Annual Adjustment of Revenue Thresholds
Document Number: E7-9305
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document announces that the 2006 revenue threshold between Class A carriers and Class B carriers is increased to $134 million. The 2005 revenue threshold between larger Class A carriers and mid-sized carriers is increased to $7.950 billion.
Public Information Collections Approved by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: E7-9303
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the following public information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number.
Development of Nationwide Broadband Data To Evaluate Reasonable and Timely Deployment of Advanced Services to All Americans, Improvement of Wireless Broadband Subscribership Data, and Development of Data on Interconnected Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Subscribership
Document Number: E7-9300
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission requests comment about how it can continue to acquire the information it needs to develop and maintain appropriate broadband policies. In particular, it seeks comment on: How best to ensure that it receives sufficient information about the availability and deployment of broadband services nationwide, particularly in rural and other hard-to-serve areas; how it can improve the data about wireless broadband Internet access services that it currently collects on FCC Form 477; and whether it should modify the speed-tier information it currently collects. It also requests comment on how it can best collect information about subscribership to interconnected voice over Internet Protocol service, or VoIP.
Applicability of Amendment-Additional Instances Where Civil Monetary Penalties and/or Assessments Can Be Imposed
Document Number: E7-9228
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This document announces that on November 27, 2006, the Commissioner of Social Security (Commissioner) implemented the centralized computer file described in section 202 of the Social Security Protection Act of 2004 (SSPA). Until this centralized computer file was implemented, the portion of the final rules published on May 17, 2006, at 71 FR 28574, relating to the imposition of civil monetary penalties and/or assessments for withholding of information from, or failure to disclose information to, SSA, was not in effect.
Applicability of Amendments-Additional Instances Where Administrative Sanctions Can Be Imposed-Title II and Title XVI
Document Number: E7-9226
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
On October 18, 2006, we published final rules in the Federal Register at 71 FR 61403 that made some revisions to 20 CFR 404.459 and 416.1340 to reflect section 201(a) of the Social Security Protection Act of 2004 (SSPA) providing for the imposition of administrative sanctions based on the failure to disclose information to us. Consistent with the effective date provisions enacted by Congress for section 201 of the SSPA, we stated in the preamble to those final rules that those sections of the regulations reflecting section 201 of the SSPA would not be applicable until implementation of the centralized computer file described in section 202 of the SSPA. That centralized computer file has now been fully implemented. Therefore, we are publishing this notice to announce the applicability date of the revisions to 20 CFR 404.459 and 416.1340.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 07-2453
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-2440
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 07-2413
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Required Interest Rate Assumption for Determining Variable-Rate Premium for Single-Employer Plans; Interest Assumptions for Multiemployer Plan Valuations Following Mass Withdrawal
Document Number: E7-9342
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This notice informs the public of the interest rates and assumptions to be used under certain Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation regulations. These rates and assumptions are published elsewhere (or can be derived from rates published elsewhere), but are collected and published in this notice for the convenience of the public. Interest rates are also published on the PBGC's Web site (http://www.pbgc.gov).
Benefits Payable in Terminated Single-Employer Plans; Allocation of Assets in Single-Employer Plans; Interest Assumptions for Valuing and Paying Benefits
Document Number: E7-9331
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's regulations on Benefits Payable in Terminated Single-Employer Plans and Allocation of Assets in Single-Employer Plans prescribe interest assumptions for valuing and paying benefits under terminating single-employer plans. This final rule amends the regulations to adopt interest assumptions for plans with valuation dates in June 2007. Interest assumptions are also published on the PBGC's Web site (http://www.pbgc.gov).
Ocean Transportation Intermediary License Applicants
Document Number: E7-9330
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Ocean Transportation Intermediary License Revocations
Document Number: E7-9323
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Agreements Filed
Document Number: E7-9313
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Iowa Disaster #IA-00007; Declaration of Economic Injury
Document Number: E7-9310
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is an amendment of an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) declaration for the State of Iowa, dated 05/07/2007. Incident: Winter Storms. Incident Period: 02/23/2007 through 03/02/2007.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee Meeting on Planning and Procedures; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E7-9309
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee Meeting on Thermal-Hydraulic Phenomena; Revised
Document Number: E7-9308
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: E7-9304
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The information collection requirements described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA''). The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC or Commission'') is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend through September 30, 2010, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its regulations under the Comprehensive Smokeless Tobacco Health Education Act of 1986 (``Smokeless Tobacco Act'' or the ``Act''). That clearance expires on September 30, 2007.
Federal Advisory Committee Act; Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age
Document Number: E7-9301
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice advises interested persons that the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age (``Diversity Committee'') will hold a meeting on May 29, 2007, at 2 p.m. in the Commission Meeting Room of the Federal Communications Commission, Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. This will be an organizational meeting, with no new work product being presented. Barbara Kreisman is the Diversity Committee's Designated Federal Officer.
Van Eck Worldwide Insurance Trust, et al.; Notice of Application
Document Number: E7-9270
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: E7-9264
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act: Impact on U.S. Industries and Consumers and on Beneficiary Countries
Document Number: E7-9248
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-9231
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The NCUA intends to submit the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This information collection is published to obtain comments from the public.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: E7-9229
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 07-2403
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Holding the Meetings: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Document Number: 07-2402
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Sunshine Act Federal Register Notice, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting of the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure
Document Number: 07-2381
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Judicial Conference of the United States, Agencies and Commissions
The location of the two-day meeting of the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure has been changed from Washington, DC to San Francisco, California. The meeting will be open to public observation but not participation. [Original notice of the meeting appeared in the Federal Register of March 7, 2007.]
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-17; Introduction
Document Number: 07-2257
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-17. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC. The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2004-025, Government Property
Document Number: 07-2256
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to simplify procedures, clarify language, and eliminate obsolete requirements related to the management and disposition of Government property in the possession of contractors. FAR parts are amended to implement a policy that improves the management of Government property while fostering efficiency, flexibility, innovation and creativity by adopting property practices typically used in the commercial arena while continuing to protect the Government's interest. In addition, the rule simplifies requirements on contractors by reducing the number of FAR clauses from nineteen clauses to three overarching clauses. The final rule specifically impacts contracting officers, property administrators, and contractors responsible for the management of Government property.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-17; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 07-2255
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document is issued under the joint authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services and the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This Small Entity Compliance Guide has been prepared in accordance with Section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996. It consists of a summary of the rule appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-17, which amends the FAR. An asterisk (*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding this rule by referring to FAC 2005-17, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/ /www.regulations.gov/.
Proposal To Exempt the Trading and Clearing of Certain Credit Default Products Traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange and Cleared Through the Options Clearing Corporation Pursuant to the Exemptive Authority in § 4(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act
Document Number: E7-9212
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-14
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``CFTC'' or the ``Commission'') is proposing to exempt the trading and clearing of certain credit default products that are proposed to be traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (``CBOE'') and cleared through the Options Clearing Corporation (``OCC'') from any applicable provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act (``CEA'').\1\ Authority for this exemption is found in Section 4(c) of the CEA.\2\
State of California; Receipt of Petition for Rulemaking
Document Number: E7-9211
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing for public comment a notice of receipt of a petition for rulemaking, dated March 16, 2007, which was filed with the NRC by Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General for the State of California. The petition was docketed by the NRC on March 21, 2007, and has been assigned Docket No. PRM-51- 12. The petitioner requests that NRC rescind its regulations that declare the potential environmental effects of the approval, construction, and operation of high-density pool storage of spent nuclear fuel are not and cannot be significant for purposes of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and NEPA analysis; adopt and issue a generic determination that approval of such storage at a nuclear power plant or any other facility does constitute a major Federal action that may have a significant effect on the human environment; and order that no NRC licensing decision that approves high-density pool storage of spent nuclear fuel at a nuclear power plant or other storage facility may issue without the prior adoption and certification of an environmental impact statement (EIS) that complies with NEPA in all respects, including full identification, analysis, and disclosure of the potential environmental effects of such storage, including the potential for accidental or deliberately caused release of radioactive products to the environment, whether by accident or through acts of terrorism, as well as full and adequate discussion of potential mitigation for such effects, and full discussion of an adequate array or alternatives to the proposed storage project.
Missouri Disaster # MO-00010 Declaration of Economic Injury
Document Number: E7-9204
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-14
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) declaration for the State of Missouri, dated 5/8/2007. Incident: Severe Winter Storms and Flooding. Incident Period: 1/12/2007 through 1/22/2007.
Assessment Rate Adjustment Guidelines for Large Institutions and Insured Foreign Branches in Risk Category I
Document Number: E7-9196
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-14
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The FDIC is publishing the 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 Assessments Regulation. These guidelines are intended to further clarify the analytical processes, and the controls applied to these processes, in making assessment rate adjustment determinations.
New Hampshire Disaster Number NH-00004
Document Number: E7-9189
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-14
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of New Hampshire (FEMA-1695-DR) , dated 4/ 27/2007. Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding. Incident Period: 4/15/2007 and continuing through 4/23/2007.