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Sunshine Act; Notice of Agency Meeting
Document Number: 2014-28826
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-28800
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-28788
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Franchise Agreement Reviews, Affiliation and Eligibility for Financial Assistance
Document Number: 2014-28698
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is re-examining the factors the agency considers relevant to the determination of ``affiliation'' between entities involved in a franchise or other similar business relationship (such as license, dealer, and jobber relationships), as well as the current processes for making such determinations in connection with SBA's business loan programs. SBA also intends to evaluate issues related to the use of SBA's Franchise Findings List and to the use of external resources (such as the Franchise Registry) that are available to assist with the determination of affiliation based on a franchise or similar business relationship. Such issues include the responsibility for choosing, approving and/or maintaining these resources and the process by which affiliation determinations are made available to the public. SBA is issuing this notice to solicit feedback from the public on these issues and related matters.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2014-28693
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
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: 2014-28692
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
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.
State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS-PAC)
Document Number: 2014-28683
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Information Security Oversight Office, National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app 2) and implementing regulation 41 CFR 101-6, NARA announces the following committee meeting.
Elkhorn Investments, LLC and Elkhorn ETF Trust; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2014-28682
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From India, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam
Document Number: 2014-28679
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. International Trade Commission (``Commission'') hereby gives notice of the court-ordered remand of its final determinations in the countervailing duty investigations of circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe (``CWP'') from India, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates (``UAE'') and the antidumping duty investigations of CWP from India, Oman, the UAE, and Vietnam. For further information concerning the conduct of these remand proceedings and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subpart A (19 CFR part 207).
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2014-28675
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Express Contract 21 negotiated service agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements Under Title VII
Document Number: 2014-28669
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the Commission is cancelling the public hearing on the above proposed information collectionextension with change: The State and Local Government Information Report (EEO-4). (79 FR 51155, August 27, 2014). No requests to present oral testimony at a hearing concerning the information collection were received from the public. Therefore, it will not be necessary to hold the hearing.
Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements Under Title VII
Document Number: 2014-28668
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the Commission is cancelling the public hearing on the above proposed information collectionextension with change: the Local Union Report (EEO-3). (79 FR 51161, August 27, 2014). No requests to present oral testimony at a hearing concerning the information collection were received from the public. Therefore, it will not be necessary to hold the hearing.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Submission for OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-28667
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) hereby gives notice that it has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension without change of the Employer Information Report (EEO-1).
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2014-28666
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 207, 37 CFR part 404. The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA). The inventions collectively known as SpaceCube 2.0 provide Radiation-tolerant data processing systems are made available for licensing by the NASA. The inventions are disclosed in United States Patent Number SpaceCube v. 2.0 Flight Power Card, Application No. 14/040848; SpaceCube v2.0 Micro, Application No. 14/040924; SpaceCube v2.0 Flight Processor Card, Application No. 14/041407; SpaceCube 2.0 an Advanced Hybrid On-Board Data Processor, Application No. 12/570134; SpaceCube v2.0 Processor Card, Engineering Model, Application No. 14/041510.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2014-28665
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2014-28654
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Regular Meeting
Document Number: 2014-28653
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board (Board).
Alternative Strategies Fund and Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, Inc.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2014-28648
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Summary of Application: Applicants request an order to permit certain registered closed-end management investment companies to issue multiple classes of shares and to impose asset-based distribution fees and early withdrawal charges (``EWCs'').
Certain Multiple Mode Outdoor Grills and Parts Thereof; Commission's Determination To Review-In-Part a Final Initial Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on the Issues Under Review and on Remedy, the Public Interest and Bonding
Document Number: 2014-28640
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review-in-part the final initial determination (``ID'') issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') on September 26, 2014, finding a violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in this investigation.
Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Severe Accident Evaluation for New Reactors
Document Number: 2014-28601
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is soliciting public comment on the NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan (SRP) for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR [Light Water Reactor] Edition,'' Section 19.0, Revision 3, ``Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Severe Accident Evaluation for New Reactors.'' The NRC seeks public comment on draft Section 19.0, Revision 3, concerning deletion of certain considerations for the design certification rule, additional proposed acceptance criteria and review procedures for the NRC staff's review of an applicant's assessment of risk from accidents that could affect multiple modules in facilities with small modular integral pressurized water reactors (iPWRs), and additional procedures for the NRC staff's review of the results of the Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) for non-power modes of operation.
Hearings of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Procedure; Federal Register Citation of Previous Announcement: 79FR 48250
Document Number: 2014-28595
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Judicial Conference of the United States, Agencies and Commissions
The Advisory Committees on Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Procedure have proposed amendments to the following rules and forms: Appellate Rules 4, 5, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28.1, 29, 32, 35, and 40, and Forms 1, 5, 6, and New Form 7 Bankruptcy Rules 1010, 1011, 2002, 3002, 3002.1, 3007, 3012, 3015, 4003, 5009, 7001, 9006, 9009, and New Rule 1012, and Official Forms 11A, 11B, 106J, 201, 202, 204, 205, 206Sum, 206A/B, 206D, 206E/F, 206G, 206H, 207, 309A, 309B, 309C, 309D, 309E, 309F, 309G, 309H, 309I, 312, 313, 314, 315, 401, 410, 410A, 410S1, 410S2, 416A, 416B, 416D, 424, and Instructions, and New Official Forms 106J-2 and 113 Civil Rules 4, 6, and 82 Criminal Rules 4, 41, and 45 Public hearings are scheduled to be held on the amendments to: Appellate Rules and Forms in Phoenix, Arizona, on January 9, 2015, and in Washington, DC, on February 17, 2015; Bankruptcy Rules and Official Forms in Washington, DC, on January 23, 2015, and in Pasadena, California, on February 6, 2015; Civil Rules in Washington, DC, on October 31, 2014, and in Phoenix, Arizona, on January 9, 2015; and Criminal Rules in Washington, DC, on November 5, 2014, and in Nashville, Tennessee, on January 30, 2015. Those wishing to testify should contact the Secretary at the address below in writing at least 30 days before the hearing. All written comments and suggestions with respect to the proposed amendments may be submitted on or after the opening of the period for public comment on August 15, 2014, but no later than February 17, 2015. Written comments must be submitted electronically, following the instructions provided at: http://www.uscourts.gov/rulesandpolicies/ rules/proposed-amendments.aspx. In accordance with established procedures, all comments submitted are available for public inspection. The text of the proposed rules amendments and the accompanying Committee Notes can be found at the United States Federal Courts' Web site at http://www.uscourts.gov/ rulesandpolicies/rules/proposed-amendments.aspx.
Realignment of Regional Office Geographic Boundaries
Document Number: 2014-28587
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: National Labor Relations Board, Agencies and Commissions
The National Labor Relations Board gives notice of its intent to realign the geographic boundaries between the Boston and Buffalo Regional Offices and between the Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and Cincinnati Regional Offices.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-28726
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Federal Reserve Policy on Payment System Risk; Procedures for Measuring Daylight Overdrafts
Document Number: 2014-28664
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) has adopted revisions to part II of the Federal Reserve Policy on Payment System Risk (PSR policy) related to the procedures for measuring balances intraday in institutions' accounts at the Federal Reserve Banks (Reserve Banks). The changes relate to the Board's procedures for posting debit and credit entries to institutions' Federal Reserve accounts for automated clearinghouse (ACH) debit transactions and commercial check transactions. Elsewhere in the Federal Register under Docket No. R-1473, the Board has adopted related changes to the Board's Regulation J that affect when paying banks settle for check transactions presented to them by the Reserve Banks. Additionally, in this document, the Board has adopted a set of principles for establishing future posting procedures for the Reserve Banks' same-day ACH service. The Board has also adopted a change in language of the PSR policy intended to clarify the Reserve Banks' administration of the policy for U.S. branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations. Finally, the Board has adopted two technical revisions to the posting procedures to reflect deposit deadlines already in effect for Treasury checks, postal money orders, local Federal Reserve Bank checks, and savings bond redemptions in separately sorted deposits.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-28662
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Export-Import Bank, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-28651
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Farm Credit Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Government in the Sunshine Act, of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit Administration Board (Board).
In the Matter of DTE Electric Company, Combined License for Enrico Fermi Unit 3; Notice of Hearing
Document Number: 2014-28610
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) will convene an evidentiary session to receive testimony and exhibits in the uncontested portion of this proceeding regarding the application of DTE Electric Company for a combined license (COL) to construct and operate a new nuclear power generation facility at the Enrico Fermi Nuclear Plant Unit 3 (Fermi 3). This mandatory hearing will concern safety and environmental matters relating to the requested COL.
Medtronic, Inc. and Covidien plc; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-28609
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
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 to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent order embodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
GlaxoSmithKline, PLC and Novartis AG; Analysis of Proposed Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-28605
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
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 to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent ordersembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-28597
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
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 FTC seeks public comments on proposed information requests by compulsory process to a combined ten or more of the largest cigarette manufacturers and smokeless tobacco manufacturers. The information sought would include, among other things, data on manufacturer annual sales and marketing expenditures. The current FTC clearance from the OMB to conduct such information collection expires January 31, 2015. The Commission intends to ask OMB for renewed three-year clearance to collect this information.
Radio Broadcasting Services; Rough Rock, Arizona
Document Number: 2014-28589
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
At the request of The Navajo Nation, the Audio Division amends the FM Table of Allotments, by allotting FM Channel 258C2 at Rough Rock, Arizona, as a first local Tribal Allotment and a first local service to the community. A staff engineering analysis confirms that Channel 258C2 can be allotted to Rough Rock consistent with the minimum distance separation requirements of the Commission's Rules with the imposition of a site restriction 7.1 km (4.4 miles) southeast of the community. The reference coordinates are 36-21-08 NL and 109-49-54 WL.
Information Collections Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2014-28581
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
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.
Notice of Permits Issued Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978
Document Number: 2014-28578
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish notice of permits issued under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. This is the required notice.
Barium Carbonate From China; Revised Schedule for the Subject Review
Document Number: 2014-28574
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-28573
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Procurement List; Addition
Document Number: 2014-28567
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
This action adds a product to the Procurement List that will be furnished by the nonprofit agency employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
Procurement List; Proposed Additions and Deletion
Document Number: 2014-28563
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is proposing to add products and services to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities and delete a service previously provided by such agency. Comments Must Be Received on or Before: 1/5/2015.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-28562
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-28551
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-28550
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions