Agencies and Commissions March 27, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-06092
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Revisions to Rules Regarding the Evaluation of Medical Evidence; Correction
Document Number: 2017-06023
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We published a document in the Federal Register on January 18, 2017, that revises our rules. That document inadvertently contained technical errors. This document amends and corrects the final rules.
Certain Single-Molecule Nucleic Acid Sequencing Systems and Reagents, Consumables, and Software for Use With Same Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting an Unopposed Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation
Document Number: 2017-05999
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 6) granting an unopposed motion to add allegations of violation of section 337 through the sale for importation, importation, or sale after importation into the United States of articles that infringe certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,542,527.
Notice of Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Subcommittee on APR1400
Document Number: 2017-05965
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities
Document Number: 2017-05961
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Social Security Ruling (SSR) 17-2p: Titles II and XVI: Evidence Needed by Adjudicators at the Hearings and Appeals Council Levels of the Administrative Review Process To Make Findings About Medical Equivalence
Document Number: 2017-05959
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are providing notice of SSR 17-2p. This SSR provides guidance about how adjudicators at the hearings and Appeals Council (AC) levels of the administrative review process make findings about medical equivalence in disability claims under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act.
Rescission of Social Security Rulings 96-2p, 96-5p, and 06-3p
Document Number: 2017-05958
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with 20 CFR 402.35(b)(1), the Acting Commissioner of Social Security gives notice of the rescission of Social Security Rulings (SSR) 96-2p, 96-5p, and 06-03p.
Certain Composite Intermediate Bulk Containers; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on the Withdrawal of the Complaint; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2017-05955
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (the ``Commission'') has determined not to review a February 22, 2017, initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 13) granting an unopposed motion to terminate the investigation based on the withdrawal of the complaint. This investigation is terminated.
Third Meeting of the World Radiocommunication Conference Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-05953
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice advises interested persons that the third meeting of the World Radiocommunication Conference Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee) will be held on April 18, 2017, at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Advisory Committee will consider any recommendations introduced by the Advisory Committee's Informal Working Groups.
Quality Assurance Program Criteria (Design and Construction)
Document Number: 2017-05949
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1326, ``Quality Assurance Program Criteria (Design and Construction).'' This proposed guide, Revision 5, updates the guidance to endorse, with clarification or exceptions, multiple revisions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers standard NQA-1 titled ``Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Facility Applications.'' The proposed revision describes methods that NRC considers acceptable for establishing and implementing a quality assurance (QA) program for the design and construction of nuclear power plants and fuel reprocessing plants.
Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Establish an Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-05937
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans to seek approval for the Survey of Public Attitudes Toward and Understanding of Science and Technology, an existing collection in use without an OMB Control Number. In accordance with the requirement set forth in the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are providing opportunity for public comment on this action. After obtaining and considering public comment, NSF will prepare the submission requesting that OMB approve clearance of this collection for three years. Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2017-05936
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Thermoplastic- Encapsulated Electric Motors, Components Thereof, and Products and Vehicles Containing Same, DN 3207; 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.
Generalized System of Preferences: Possible Modifications, 2016 Review
Document Number: 2017-05935
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt of a letter on behalf of the Acting United States Trade Representative (USTR) dated February 17, 2017, advising that several petitioners have withdrawn requests for waivers of the competitive need limitation under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program and that USTR accordingly was withdrawing its request for advice regarding such petitions, the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) has amended the scope of its investigation and will not provide advice regarding the withdrawn petitions.
FY 2016 Service Contract Inventory Analysis
Document Number: 2017-05917
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Acting in compliance with Sec. 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2010, the Federal Maritime Commission (Commission) is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of its FY 2016 Service Contract Inventory Analysis. The FY 2016 Service Contract Inventory Analysis includes Background, Methodology, Agency Analysis of Contracts, Contract Services and Agency Objectives, and Agency Findings. This analysis was developed in accordance with guidance issued on October 17, 2016 by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Procurement Policy (OFPP). The Federal Maritime Commission has posted its FY 2016 Service Contract Inventory Analysis at the following link: http://www.fmc.gov/bureaus_offices/ office_of_management_services.aspx.
Production or Disclosure of Material or Information; Technical Correction
Document Number: 2017-05916
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is making a technical correction to its regulations concerning the Freedom of Information Act.
Projects Approved for Consumptive Uses of Water
Document Number: 2017-05912
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Susquehanna River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice lists the projects approved by rule by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission during the period set forth in DATES.
Actions Taken at March 9, 2017, Meeting
Document Number: 2017-05911
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Susquehanna River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its regular business meeting held on March 9, 2017, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the Commission took the following actions: (1) Approved or tabled the applications of certain water resources projects; and (2) took additional actions, as set forth in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below.