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

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Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03006
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2017-02964
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
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.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Radiologically Controlled Area Ventilation System Design Changes
Document Number: 2017-02960
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment No. 57 to Combined Licenses (COLs), NPF-91 and NPF- 92. The COLs were issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, Authority of Georgia, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (the licensee); for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Station, Units 3 and 4; Fire Pump Head and Diesel Fuel Day Tank Changes
Document Number: 2017-02959
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment No. 58 to Combined Licenses (COL), NPF-91 and NPF-92. The COLs were issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, Authority of Georgia, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (the licensee); for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Relocation of Air Cooled Chiller Pump 3, VWS-MP-03
Document Number: 2017-02958
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment No. 64 to Combined Licenses (COL), NPF-91 and NPF-92. The COLs were issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, Authority of Georgia, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (the licensee); for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Information Collection Request; Submission for OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-02942
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
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 30 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).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-02941
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From China
Document Number: 2017-02940
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-02933
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-02932
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission is publishing this notice to announce that the Chair of the Commission, with the concurrence of the other Commissioners, has approved the renewal of the Securities and Exchange Commission Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee.
Federal Advisory Committee Act; Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-02931
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) announces its intent to establish a Federal Advisory Committee, known as the ``Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee'' (hereinafter ``the Committee'').
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Requiring the Filing of Transition Progress Reports by Stations That Are Not Eligible for Reimbursement From the TV Broadcast Relocation Fund
Document Number: 2017-02926
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission seeks comment on a proposed Transition Progress Report (FCC Form 2100 Schedule 387 (Transition Progress Report)) and proposed filing requirements for periodic progress reports by full power and Class A television stations that are not eligible to receive payment of relocation expenses from the TV Broadcast Relocation Fund in connection with their being assigned to a new channel through the Incentive Auction. The Commission tentatively concludes that this mechanism is needed to help the Commission, broadcasters, those involved in construction of broadcast facilities, other interested parties, and the public to monitor the construction of the stations that are not eligible for reimbursement.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2017-02925
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
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 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: 2017-02924
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
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.
Meeting of National Council on the Humanities
Document Number: 2017-02920
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, National Endowment for the Humanities
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the National Council on the Humanities will meet to advise the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) with respect to policies, programs and procedures for carrying out his functions; to review applications for financial assistance under the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965 and make recommendations thereon to the Chairman; and to consider gifts offered to NEH and make recommendations thereon to the Chairman.
Mississippi Disaster #MS-00098
Document Number: 2017-02908
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Mississippi (FEMA- 4295-DR), dated 02/06/2017. Incident: Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding. Incident Period: 01/20/2017 through 01/21/2017. Effective Date: 02/06/2017. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 04/07/2017. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 11/06/2017.
Georgia Disaster #GA-00092
Document Number: 2017-02907
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Georgia (FEMA- 4297-DR), dated 02/07/2017. Incident: Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding. Incident Period: 01/21/2017 through 01/22/2017. Effective Date: 02/07/2017. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 04/10/2017. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 11/07/2017.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From China; Notice of Commission Determination To Conduct Full Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2017-02903
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it will proceed with full reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 to determine whether revocation of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on multilayered wood flooring from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. A schedule for the reviews will be established and announced at a later date.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2017-02795
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-14
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 January 14 to January 30, 2017. The last biweekly notice was published on January 31, 2017.
Sunshine Act Meeting; National Science Board
Document Number: 2017-02968
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02938
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02923
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2017-02918
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), notice is hereby given of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board's (Board) public business meeting described below.
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2017-02892
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Document Number: 2017-02891
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.- China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ``the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of China.'' Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on February 23, 2017 on ``China's Advanced Weapons.''
Preparation of Environmental Reports for Nuclear Power Stations
Document Number: 2017-02885
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-4026, ``Preparation of Environmental Reports for Nuclear Power Stations.'' This proposed guide, revision 3, provides general guidance to applicants for the format and content of environmental reports (ERs) that are submitted as part of an application for a permit, license, or other authorization to site, construct, and/or operate a nuclear power plant.
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2017-02884
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing recent Postal Service filings for the Commission's consideration concerning negotiated service agreements. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Initiatives To Address Gas Accumulation Following Generic Letter 2008-01
Document Number: 2017-02866
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is seeking public comment on a draft regulatory issue summary (RIS) setting forth a licensee's responsibility for ensuring systems remain operable with respect to the accumulation of gas, regardless of whether the licensee chooses to voluntarily implement two industry initiatives to address weaknesses in the management of gas accumulation.
Comprehensive Vibration Assessment Program for Reactor Internals During Preoperational and Startup Testing
Document Number: 2017-02864
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 4 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.20, ``Comprehensive Vibration Assessment Program for Reactor Internals During Preoperational and Startup Testing.'' This RG describes methods and procedures that the NRC staff considers acceptable when developing a comprehensive vibration assessment program for reactor internals during preoperational and startup testing.
Notice and Request for Comments-LSC Merger of Service Areas in New Jersey
Document Number: 2017-02855
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) proposes to merge the two service areas that cover the seven counties of the southern region of New Jersey and two counties of the mid-eastern region of the state. Grants for these individual service areas have been awarded to South Jersey Legal Services (SJLS) since 2015. LSC proposes to merge the two service areas into one service area and to award one grant for the new combined service area. Doing so will harmonize the grant structure with the current delivery model.
Information Collection Request Submission for OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-02854
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
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.
NorthStar/Townsend Institutional Real Estate Fund Inc., et al.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2017-02835
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
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 and/ or service fees and early withdrawal charges (``EWCs''). Applicants: NorthStar/Townsend Institutional Real Estate Fund Inc. (the ``Fund''), Townsend Holdings LLC (the ``Adviser''), and NSAM B- TCEF Ltd. (the ``Sub-Adviser,'' and together with the Adviser, the ``Advisers'').
StrongVest ETF Trust, et al.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2017-02834
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2017-02830
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Electrical Connectors, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same, DN 3197; 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.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-02827
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board or Federal Reserve) invites comment on a proposal to extend, without revision, the voluntary Generic Clearance for Surveys of Consumer and Community Affairs Publications and Resources (FR 1378; OMB No. 7100- 0358); a proposal to extend, without revision, the voluntary Generic Clearance for Consumer and Stakeholder Surveys (FR 3073; OMB No. 7100- 0359), a proposal to extend for three years, without revision, the required Report of Net Debit Cap (FR 2226, OMB No. 7100- 0217), and a proposal to extend for three years, without revision, the following voluntary Payments Systems Surveys (OMB No. 7100-0332):
Georgia Disaster Number GA-00090
Document Number: 2017-02825
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Georgia (FEMA-4297-DR), dated 01/26/ 2017. Incident: Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding. Incident Period: 01/21/2017 through 01/22/2017.
South Dakota Disaster #SD-00073
Document Number: 2017-02824
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of South Dakota (FEMA-4298-DR), dated 02/01/2017. Incident: Severe Winter Storm. Incident Period: 12/24/2016 through 12/26/2016. Effective Date: 02/01/2017. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 04/03/2017. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 11/01/2017.
Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance
Document Number: 2017-02823
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC or the Corporation) is required by law to establish maximum income levels for individuals eligible for legal assistance. This document updates the specified income levels to reflect the annual amendments to the Federal Poverty Guidelines issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Fee-Generating Cases
Document Number: 2017-02717
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This proposed rule revises the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation regarding fee-generating cases. This proposed rule clarifies the definition of ``fee-generating case,'' clarifies that brief advice is permitted by the regulation, and revises how a recipient accounts for attorneys' fees awards.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02906
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-10
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-02882
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-02881
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-10
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Procurement List; Proposed Additions and Deletions
Document Number: 2017-02806
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-10
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is proposing to add products and a service to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and delete products previously furnished by such agencies.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-02803
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-10
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has submitted the following information collection requirement to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. This is the second notice for public comment; the first was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 78210, and no comments were received. NSF is forwarding the proposed renewal submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance simultaneously with the publication of this second notice. The full submission may be found at: http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Comments: Comments regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; or (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for National Science Foundation, 725 17th Street NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, and to Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1265, Arlington, Virginia 22230 or send email to splimpto@nsf.gov. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling 703-292-7556.