Agencies and Commissions September 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Asset-Backed Securities Disclosure and Registration
Document Number: C1-2014-21375
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2014-23321
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Event Reporting Guidelines
Document Number: 2014-23282
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing NUREG- 1022, Revision 3, Supplement 1, ``Event Reporting Guidelines: 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(xiii).'' This final NUREG-1022, Revision 3, Supplement 1 endorses the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) 13-01, ``Reportable Action Levels for Loss of Emergency Preparedness Capabilities,'' dated July 2014. NEI 13-01 provides specific guidance for reporting to the NRC any event that results in a major loss of emergency assessment capability, offsite response capability, or offsite communications capability.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2014-23271
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
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 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), 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 the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-23270
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
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 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), 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 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: 2014-23269
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
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 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), 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 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Document Number: 2014-23268
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3502-3520), the FCC 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 estimates; 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 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038-0062, Regulation Pertaining to Financial Integrity of the Forex Market Place
Document Number: 2014-23263
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission or CFTC) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on requirements relating to reporting by retail foreign exchange dealers who fail to maintain required capital, reporting to customers, risk assessment filings and recordkeeping requirements.
Safeguards Information-Modified Handling Categorization; Change for Materials Facilities
Document Number: 2014-23257
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its regulations to remove the Safeguards InformationModified Handling (SGI-M) designation of the security-related information for large irradiators, manufacturers and distributors, and for transport of category 1 quantities of radioactive material. The rulemaking would also result in the removal of the SGI-M designation of the security- related information for the transportation of irradiated reactor fuel that weighs 100 grams or less in net weight of irradiated fuel. The security-related information for these facilities and the transportation of certain materials would no longer be designated as SGI-M and would be protected under the information protection requirements that apply to other materials licensees that possess category 1 and category 2 quantities of radioactive material.
Safeguards Information-Modified Handling Categorization; Change for Materials Facilities
Document Number: 2014-23256
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations to remove the Safeguards InformationModified Handling (SGI-M) designation of the security-related information for large irradiators, manufacturers and distributors, and for transport of category 1 quantities of radioactive material. The rulemaking will also result in the removal of the SGI-M designation of the security-related information for the transportation of irradiated reactor fuel that weighs 100 grams or less in net weight of irradiated fuel. The security-related information for these facilities and the transportation of certain materials will no longer be designated as SGI-M and will be protected under the information protection requirements that apply to other materials licensees that possess category 1 and category 2 quantities of radioactive material.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23254
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2014-23249
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Market Test of Experimental Product-Customized Delivery
Document Number: 2014-23241
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service proposal to conduct a market test of an experimental product called Customized Delivery. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Information Collection Revision; Comment Request (3064-0189)
Document Number: 2014-23240
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on a revision of a continuing information collection, entitled, ``Company-Run Annual Stress Test Reporting Template and Documentation for Covered Institutions with Total Consolidated Assets of $50 Billion or More under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act,'' (3064-0189), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Great-West Funds, Inc., et al.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2014-23227
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
JNL Series Trust, et al.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2014-23226
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Transnuclear, Inc. NUHOMS® HD Cask System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1030, Amendment No. 2
Document Number: 2014-23220
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is confirming the effective date of October 14, 2014, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on July 31, 2014. This direct final rule amended the NRC's spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Transnuclear, Inc. NUHOMS[supreg] HD Cask System listing within the ``List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks'' to include Amendment No. 2 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1030.
Conservation Act of 1978; Notice of Waste Permit Application Received
Document Number: 2014-23209
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has received a waste management permit application for the United States Antarctic Program (USAP), submitted to NSF pursuant to regulations issued under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978.
Privacy Act of 1974 System of Records Notice
Document Number: 2014-23203
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) is providing notice that it is retiring two systems of records notices (SORNs), CFTC-20 Registration and CFTC-28 Self-Regulatory Organization Disciplinary Action Files, from its inventory of record systems because the relevant records are covered by the revised SORN CFTC-12, National Futures Association (NFA) Applications Suite System (Exempted).
Interest Rates
Document Number: 2014-23190
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Market Test of Experimental Product-Customized Delivery
Document Number: 2014-23189
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of a market test of an experimental product in accordance with statutory requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974 System of Records Notice
Document Number: 2014-23186
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission or CFTC) is revising a system of records under the Privacy Act of 1974, CFTC-12, Fitness Investigations, and renaming the system ``National Futures Association (NFA) Applications Suite System (Exempted)'' to more broadly cover the activities of NFA on behalf of the Commission by delegated authority and also cover new data collections for swap dealers, major swap participants and retail foreign exchange dealers as required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act and recent Commission rules.
Certain Acousto-Magnetic Electronic Article Surveillance Systems, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Commission's Determination To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on a Settlement Agreement and Issuance of a Consent Order; Issuance of a Consent Order; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2014-23184
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 13) terminating the investigation based on settlement and issuance of a consent order. On review, the Commission modifies the ID by revising the proposed consent order to be in compliance with the Commission's rules, issues the revised consent order, and terminates the investigation.
SES Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2014-23142
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: National Transportation Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members of the National Transportation Safety Board, Performance Review Board (PRB).
Television Broadcasting Services; Mount Vernon, Illinois; Correction
Document Number: 2014-23134
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document corrects the preamble to a proposed rule published in the Federal Register of September 12, 2014, requesting the substitution of channel 11 for channel 21 at Mount Vernon, Illinois. This correction clarifies that the proposed rule applies prospectively to plans submitted for approval from the effective date for the final rule.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2014-23015
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Section 189a. (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 notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued from September 4, 2014 to September 17, 2014. The last biweekly notice was published on September 16, 2014.
Privacy Act of 1974; New and Revised Systems of Records
Document Number: 2014-22718
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Railroad Retirement Board, Agencies and Commissions
The purpose of this document is to republish and update all existing systems of records in their entirety, to change the name of one system of records and to publish one new system of records.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-23284
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-23205
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Termination of Dormant Proceedings
Document Number: 2014-23140
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB or Bureau), terminates, as dormant, certain docketed Commission proceedings. The Commission believes that termination of these proceedings furthers the Commission's organizational goals of increasing the efficiency of its decision-making, modernizing the agency's processes in the digital age, and enhancing the openness and transparency of Commission proceedings for practitioners and the public.
Guides for Advertising Allowances and Other Merchandising Payments and Services
Document Number: 2014-23137
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``the Commission'') previously published in the Federal Register a request for public comments on the overall costs and benefits of and the continuing need for its Guides for Advertising Allowances and Other Merchandising Payments and Services (``the Guides''). The Commission issued this request as part of its program for periodic review of its rules and guides to ensure they are up-to-date, effective, and not overly burdensome.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-23123
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-23102
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, CNCS is soliciting comments concerning its proposed renewal of the Social Innovation Fund Pay for Success Grant Competition Application Instructions. Funding for this competition was created as a result of the FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Act. This competition responds to the need in the social sector for new ways of funding as traditional resources are declining and demands are increasing. It offers the opportunity to support innovation in the social sector while driving better results and conserving government resources. The affected public includes nonprofit organizations, funders and intermediary organizations. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the Addresses section of this Notice.
Certain Formatted Magnetic Data Storage Tapes and Cartridges Containing the Same Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2014-23094
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on August 22, 2014, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Advanced Research Corporation of White Bear Lake, Minnesota. A supplement to the complaint was filed on September 8, 2014. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain formatted magnetic data storage tapes and cartridges containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,525,761 (``the `761 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,948,705 (``the `705 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,254,052 (``the `052 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,437,103 (``the `103 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 8,542,457 (``the `457 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Ocean Transportation Intermediary License Applicants
Document Number: 2014-23093
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2014-23088
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2014-23067
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
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 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), 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.
Application for Final Commitment for a Long-Term Loan or Financial Guarantee in Excess of $100 Million: AP088896XX
Document Number: 2014-23043
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Export-Import Bank, Agencies and Commissions
This Notice is to inform the public, in accordance with Section 3(c)(10) of the Charter of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (``Ex-Im Bank''), that Ex-Im Bank has received an application for final commitment for a long-term loan or financial guarantee in excess of $100 million (as calculated in accordance with Section 3(c)(10) of the Charter). Comments received within the comment period specified below will be presented to the Ex-Im Bank Board of Directors prior to final action on this Transaction.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-23033
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Small Business Administration (SBA) is publishing this notice to comply with requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), which requires agencies to submit proposed reporting and recordkeeping requirements to OMB for review and approval, and to publish a notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency has made such a submission. This notice also allows an additional 30 days for public comments.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-23031
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Small Business Administration (SBA) is publishing this notice to comply with requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), which requires agencies to submit proposed reporting and recordkeeping requirements to OMB for review and approval, and to publish a notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency has made such a submission. This notice also allows an additional 30 days for public comments.