Agencies and Commissions February 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03773
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03772
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Data Collection Available for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-03760
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Small Business Administration (SBA) intends to request approval, from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of information described below. The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, requires federal agencies to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information before submission to OMB, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice complies with that requirement.
Open Commission Meeting, Thursday, February 23, 2017
Document Number: 2017-03756
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission will consider a Report and Order adopting rules to provide ongoing support targeted to preserve and advance high-speed mobile broadband and voice service in high-cost areas that the marketplace does not otherwise serve. 2..................... Wireline Competition. Title: Connect America Fund (WC Docket No. 10- 90); ETC Annual Reports and Certifications (WC Docket No. 14-58). Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Order on Reconsideration that (1) resolves a number of issues raised in the Phase II Auction Order FNPRM, including the adoption of weights to compare bids among service performance and latency tiers, and (2) considers several petitions for reconsideration for decisions made in the Phase II Auction Order. 3..................... Media and Office of Title: Authorizing Engineering & Permissive Use of the Technology. ``Next Generation'' Broadcast Television Standard (GN Docket No. 16-142). Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes to let television broadcasters use the ``Next Generation'' broadcast television transmission standard associated with recent work of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC 3.0) on a voluntary, market-driven basis. 4..................... Media................ Title: Revitalization of the AM Radio Service (MB Docket No. 13-249). Summary: The Commission will consider a Second Report and Order that would relax the siting rule for an FM fill-in translator rebroadcasting an AM broadcast station. 5..................... Consumer & Title: Small Business Governmental Affairs. Exemption From Open Internet Enhanced Transparency Requirements (GN Docket No. 14-28). Summary: The Commission will consider an Order granting a five-year waiver to broadband Internet access service providers with 250,000 or fewer broadband connections from the enhanced reporting requirements adopted in the 2015 Title II Order. 6..................... Wireline Competiton.. Title: Comprehensive Review of the Part 32 Uniform System of Accounts (WC Docket No. 14-130). Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order that would streamline and eliminate outdated accounting rules no longer needed to fulfill the Commission's statutory or regulatory duties.
Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2017-03755
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
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, 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 Commission may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2017-03754
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
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), 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2017-03753
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
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), 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.
Marine Radio Equipment and Related Matters
Document Number: 2017-03752
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved, for a period of three years, information collection requirements adopted in the Commission's Report and Order, FCC 16-119. This document is consistent with the Report and Order, which stated that the Commission would publish a document in the Federal Register announcing OMB approval and the effective date of the rules.
Data Collection Available for Public Comments
Document Number: 2017-03750
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Small Business Administration (SBA) intends to request approval, from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of information described below. The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35 requires federal agencies to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information before submission to OMB, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice complies with that requirement.
Committee Management; Notice of Reestablishment
Document Number: 2017-03745
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Morgan Stanley ETF Trust, et al.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2017-03742
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The RBB Fund, Inc. and Altair Advisers LLC; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2017-03741
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-03733
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03725
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NARA proposes to request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of approval to use the information collection described in this notice, which is the application organizations submit to a Presidential library to request use of space in the library for a privately sponsored activity. We invite you to comment on this proposed information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03724
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NARA has submitted to OMB for approval the information collections described in this notice. We invite you to comment on them.
Address Quality Census Measurement and Assessment Process
Document Number: 2017-03723
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising its pending proposal to amend Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]), to introduce a newly proposed measurement and assessment procedure for evaluating address quality for mailers who enter eligible letter- and flat-size pieces of First-Class Mail[supreg] (FCM) and USPS Marketing MailTM (formerly Standard Mail[supreg]) that meet the requirements for Basic or Full-Service mailings. In addition, the Postal Service is proposing to extend free Address Change Service (ACSTM) to mailers who enter qualifying mailpieces.
World War One Centennial Commission; Notification of Change to Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03721
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of this meeting is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2). This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the March 22, 2017 meeting of the World War One Centennial Commission (the Commission). The meeting is open to the public via telephone, first come, first served.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03801
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03782
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03732
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2017-03672
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2017-03671
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Procurement List; Addition
Document Number: 2017-03670
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
This action adds a service to the Procurement List that will be provided by nonprofit agency employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
NASA Advisory Council; Ad Hoc Task Force on STEM Education; Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03667
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the Ad Hoc Task Force on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Task Force reports to the NAC.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-03663
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
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), 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.
Procurement List; Proposed Deletions
Document Number: 2017-03643
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is proposing to delete products from the Procurement List that was previously furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
Information Collection Request: Submission for OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-03640
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Emergency Planning For Research and Test Reactors and Other Non-Power Production and Utilization Facilities
Document Number: 2017-03601
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-2004, ``Emergency Planning for Research and Test Reactors and Other Non-Power Production and Utilization Facilities.'' This DG is proposed Revision 2 of Regulatory Guide (RG) 2.6, ``Emergency Planning for Research and Test Reactors.'' The NRC proposes to revise the RG by updating it to approve the use of the most current version of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/American Nuclear Society (ANS) standard ANSI/ANS- 15.16-2015, ``Emergency Planning for Research Reactors.'' The proposed revision provides licensees and applicants with a method that the NRC staff considers acceptable for use in complying with the regulations on the content of emergency plans for research and test reactors and other non-power production and utilization facilities.
Physical Inventories and Material Balances at Fuel Cycle Facilities
Document Number: 2017-03600
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG- 5056, ``Physical Inventories and Material Balances at Fuel Cycle Facilities.'' This new regulatory guide (RG) would provide implementing guidance for material control and accounting (MC&A) requirements in NRC regulations related to the performance, evaluation, and reporting of physical inventories of special nuclear material, and material balances at fuel cycle facilities. Guidance on these requirements was previously provided in RG 5.13, ``Conduct of Nuclear Material Physical Inventories,'' and RG 5.33, ``Statistical Evaluation of Material Unaccounted For,'' that were issued in 1973 and 1974, respectively. Both RG 5.13 and RG 5.33 would be withdrawn concurrent with issuance of DG-5056 in final form.
Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-03578
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Railroad Retirement Board, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is forwarding 4 Information Collection Requests (ICR) to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and approval by OIRA ensures that we impose appropriate paperwork burdens. The RRB invites comments on the proposed collections of information to determine (1) the practical utility of the collections; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information that is the subject of collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments to the RRB or OIRA must contain the OMB control number of the ICR. For proper consideration of your comments, it is best if the RRB and OIRA receive them within 30 days of the publication date. 1. Title and purpose of information collection: Placement Service; OMB 3220-0057. Section 12(i) of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA), authorizes the RRB to establish, maintain, and operate free employment offices to provide claimants for unemployment benefits with job placement opportunities. Section 704(d) of the Regional Railroad Reorganization Act of 1973, as amended, and as extended by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, required the RRB to maintain and distribute a list of railroad job vacancies, by class and craft, based on information furnished by rail carriers to the RRB. Although the requirement under the law expired effective August 13, 1987, the RRB has continued to obtain this information in keeping with its employment service responsibilities under Section 12(k) of the RUIA. Application procedures for the job placement program are prescribed in 20 CFR 325. The procedures pertaining to the RRB's obtaining and distributing job vacancy reports furnished by rail carriers are described in 20 CFR 346.1. The RRB currently utilizes four forms to obtain information needed to carry out its job placement responsibilities. Form ES-2, Central Register Notification, is used by the RRB to obtain information needed to update a computerized central register of separated and furloughed railroad employees available for employment in the railroad industry. Forms ES-21, Referral to State Employment Service, and ES-21c, Report of State Employment Service Office, are used by the RRB to provide placement assistance for unemployed railroad employees through arrangements with State Employment Service offices. Form UI-35, Field Office Record of Claimant Interview, is used primarily by the RRB to conduct in-person interviews of claimants for unemployment benefits. Completion of these forms is required to obtain or maintain a benefit. In addition, the RRB also collects Railroad Job Vacancies information received voluntarily from railroad employers. Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the initial 60-day notice (81 FR 89521 on December 12, 2016) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments.
Federal Reserve Bank Capital Stock
Document Number: 2017-03568
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors (Board) is publishing a final rule that applies an inflation adjustment to the $10 billion total consolidated asset threshold in Regulation I, which implements the provision of the ``Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act'' (FAST Act) that sets the dividend rate that member banks with more than $10 billion in total consolidated assets earn on their Federal Reserve Bank (Reserve Bank) stock. The FAST Act requires that the Board annually adjust the $10 billion total consolidated asset threshold to reflect the change in the Gross Domestic Product Price Index, published by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Based on the change in the Gross Domestic Product Price Index as of September 29, 2016, the total consolidated asset threshold will be $10,122,000,000 through December 31, 2017.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2017-03561
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Document Cameras and Software for Use Therewith, DN 3198. The Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Procedural Rules and Regulations
Document Number: 2017-01288
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: National Labor Relations Board, Agencies and Commissions
The National Labor Relations Board amends its procedural Rules and Regulations to: Reflect modern technology, such as E-Filing, and eliminate references to telegraphs, carbon copies, and the requirements for hard copy submissions and multiple copies; use more plain language and eliminate legalistic terms such as ``therefrom,'' ``thereupon,'' ``therein,'' ``herein,'' and ``said;'' reorganize the Rules and add headings so that the subject matter is easier to find; incorporate current practices that had not been included in the published Rules, such as the Board's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program; and update and streamline procedural provisions of the FOIA regulations. The amendments also clarify the means by which documents are filed and service is made by the parties and the Board. They also promote the parties' use of E-Filing, which will facilitate sharing documents with the public. These revisions are procedural rather than substantive.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03604
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-23
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03581
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-23
Agency: Inter-American Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
NASA Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2017-03541
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-23
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA announces its annual invitation for public nominations for service on four new Federal advisory committees of NASA that advise NASA on science. The four new committees, formerly subcommittees of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) Science Committee (NAC SC), have been established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), and will advise four divisions of the NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD). On December 2, 2016, NASA published a notice in the Federal Register announcing their establishment [Federal Register, Vol. 81, No. 232, pages 87082-87083]. U.S. citizens may submit self-nominations for consideration to fill vacancies on these four new committees. There will be member vacancies from time to time throughout the year, and NASA will consider self- nominations to fill such intermittent vacancies. Nominees will only be contacted should a vacancy be available and it is judged that their area(s) of expertise is appropriate for that specific vacancy. NASA is committed to selecting members to serve on these committees based on their individual expertise, knowledge, experience, current/past contributions to the relevant subject area and overall diversity of the committee. All member appointments are non-compensated. However, NASA does cover travel and per diem expenses for all member appointments.
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures
Document Number: 2017-03534
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Department of Energy; Fort St. Vrain Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2017-03533
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has docketed a license amendment application from the Department of Energy (DOE or the licensee) for amendment of Materials License No. SNM-2504, for the Fort St. Vrain independent spent fuel storage installation located in Platteville, Colorado. If granted, the amendment would update the licensee delegation of authority in the license, the technical specifications, and the final safety analysis report. These documents currently delegate authority under the license to the Manager, DOE Idaho Operations Office. The amendment would replace that reference with the Deputy Manager, Idaho Cleanup Project in each of the documents.
Department of Energy; Idaho Spent Fuel Facility Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2017-03532
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has docketed a license amendment application from the Department of Energy (DOE or the licensee) for amendment of Materials License No. SNM-2512, for the Idaho Spent Fuel Facility independent spent fuel storage installation located at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory in Butte County, Idaho. If granted, the amendment would update the licensee delegation of authority in the license, the technical specifications, and the final safety analysis report. These documents currently delegate authority under the license to the Manager, DOE Idaho Operations Office. The amendment would replace that reference with the Deputy Manager, Idaho Cleanup Project in each of the documents.