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

Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-11281
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
RG 5.28, “Evaluation of Shipper-Receiver Differences in the Transfer of Special Nuclear Material,” Revision 0 RG 5.49, “Internal Transfers of Special Nuclear Material,” Revision 0 RG 5.57, “Shipping and Receiving Control of Strategic Special Nuclear Material,” Revision 1
Document Number: 2017-11225
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing the following three regulatory guides (RGs): RG 5.28, ``Evaluation of Shipper-Receiver Differences in the Transfer of Special Nuclear Material;'' RG 5.49, ``Internal Transfers of Special Nuclear Material;'' and RG 5.57, ``Shipping and Receiving Control of Strategic Special Nuclear Material.'' These RGs are being withdrawn because the guidance has been incorporated into RG 5.41, ``Shipping, Receiving, and Internal Transfer of Special Nuclear Material.''
Shipping, Receiving, and Internal Transfer of Special Nuclear Material
Document Number: 2017-11224
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions, National Marine Fisheries Service
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Regulatory Guide (RG) 5.41, ``Shipping, Receiving, and Internal Transfer of Special Nuclear Material.'' This new RG consolidates in one document NRC guidance concerning the material control and accounting requirements pertaining to shipments, receipts, and internal transfers of special nuclear material. In addition, this guide provides updated guidance for source material (SM) and depleted uranium (DU) at uranium enrichment facilities.
Qualification of Safety-Related Vented Lead-Acid Storage Batteries for Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2017-11223
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1338, ``Qualification of Safety-Related Vented Lead-Acid Storage Batteries for Nuclear Power Plants.'' DG-1338 is proposed revision 1 of regulatory guide (RG) 1.158, ``Qualification of Safety-Related Lead Storage Batteries for Nuclear Power Plants'' dated February 1989. DG-1338 endorses (with clarifying regulatory positions) the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standard (Std.) 535-2013, ``IEEE Standard for Qualification of Class 1E Vented Lead Acid Storage Batteries for Nuclear Power Generating Stations.'' IEEE 535-2013 contains procedures for qualifying batteries with duty cycles of less than 8 hours and batteries with duty cycles longer than 8 hours.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2017-11209
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities
Document Number: 2017-11208
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Tennessee Valley Authority; Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Units 1, 2, and 3
Document Number: 2017-11184
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of amendments to Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. DPR- 33, DPR-52, and DPR-68 issued to Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA, the licensee) for operation of Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Units 1, 2, and 3 (BFN) located in Limestone County, Alabama. The proposed amendments would increase the maximum licensed thermal power level for each reactor from 3,458 megawatts thermal (MWt) to 3,952 MWt. This change, referred to as an extended power uprate (EPU), represents an increase of approximately 14.3 percent above the current licensed thermal power limit. The NRC is issuing a final environmental assessment (EA) and final finding of no significant impact (FONSI) associated with the proposed EPU.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request; EIB 11-01, Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2017-11182
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Export-Import Bank, Agencies and Commissions
The proposed clearance is designed to allow Ex-Im Bank to survey for the purpose of gaining insights into customers' experiences with the agency and to evaluate product and performance effectiveness. Customers' responses will help to identify potential areas of service improvement and rate overall program experiences.
Investor Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-11178
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission Investor Advisory Committee, established pursuant to Section 911 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, is providing notice that it will hold a public meeting. The public is invited to submit written statements to the Committee.
Information Collection: Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada
Document Number: 2017-11177
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.''
Series Portfolios Trust and Highmore Group Advisors, LLC
Document Number: 2017-11152
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Notification of Nonfinancial Data Processing Activities
Document Number: 2017-11136
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) invites comment on a proposal to extend for three years, without revision, the Notification of Nonfinancial Data Processing Activities. On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) to approve of and assign OMB control numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board. In exercising this delegated authority, the Board is directed to take every reasonable step to solicit comment. In determining whether to approve a collection of information, the Board will consider all comments received from the public and other agencies.
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2017-11130
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Selective Service System, Agencies and Commissions
This document provides notice of the continuation of a computer matching program between the Selective Service System and the Department of Education.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection Renewals; Comment Request (3064-0015)
Document Number: 2017-11121
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The FDIC, 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 the renewal of existing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the FDIC is soliciting comment on renewal of the information collection described below.
International Mailing Services: Mailing Services Rules Changes
Document Number: 2017-11120
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is considering limiting First-Class Mail International[supreg] service to documents only.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-11114
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (PRA), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden.
Freedom of Information Act Regulations
Document Number: 2017-11084
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (Board) is amending its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations to implement recommendations made by the National Archives and Records Administration's (NARA) Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) and reflect the amendments required by the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016.
Submission of Information Collection for OMB Review; Comment Request; Liability for Termination of Single-Employer Plans
Document Number: 2017-10785
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is requesting that the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') extend approval without change, under the Paperwork Reduction Act, of a collection of information contained in its regulation on Liability for Termination of Single-Employer Plans (OMB control number 1212-0017; expires May 31, 2017). This notice informs the public of PBGC's intent and solicits public comment on the collection of information.
Sunshine Act Notice; Matter to be Deleted From the Agenda of a Previously Announced Agency Meeting
Document Number: 2017-11190
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-11172
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of Information Collections Under the Dodd-Frank Act
Document Number: 2017-11105
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
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 extension of two information collections (ICs), one concerning the filing of an annual report provided for in the Derivatives Clearing Organization General Provisions and Core Principles regulations and the other concerning the filing of a Subpart C Election Form and other reporting and recordkeeping requirements provided for in subpart C, part 39 of the Commission Regulations. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (``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, and to allow 60 days for public comment.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-11104
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice at least once monthly of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). Once approved by NARA, records schedules provide mandatory instructions on what happens to records when agencies no longer need them for current Government business. The records schedules authorize agencies to preserve records of continuing value in the National Archives of the United States and to destroy, after a specified period, records lacking administrative, legal, research, or other value. NARA publishes notice in the Federal Register for records schedules in which agencies propose to destroy records they no longer need to conduct agency business. NARA invites public comments on such records schedules.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-11092
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice at least once monthly of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). Once approved by NARA, records schedules provide mandatory instructions on what happens to records when agencies no longer need them for current Government business. The records schedules authorize agencies to preserve records of continuing value in the National Archives of the United States and to destroy, after a specified period, records lacking administrative, legal, research, or other value. NARA publishes notice in the Federal Register for records schedules in which agencies propose to destroy records they no longer need to conduct agency business. NARA invites public comments on such records schedules.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on APR1400; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-11075
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Health Information Technology Research and Development (HITRD) Interagency Working Group (IWG)
Document Number: 2017-11072
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
With this notice, the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) National Coordination Office (NCO) requests comments from the public regarding the draft Federal Health Information Technology Research and Development Strategic Framework. The draft Strategic Framework is posted at: https://www.nitrd.gov/ drafts/HITRD_StrategicFramework_Draft.pdf.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: TN Americas, LLC, NUHOMS® EOS Dry Spent Fuel Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1042
Document Number: 2017-11064
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is confirming the effective date of June 7, 2017, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on March 24, 2017. The direct final rule amended the NRC's spent fuel storage regulations by revising the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to add the TN Americas, LLC (TN Americas), NUHOMS[supreg] Extended Optimized Storage (EOS) Dry Spent Fuel Storage System as Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1042.
Evaluation of Existing Federal Management and Federal Property Management Regulations
Document Number: 2017-11057
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with Executive Order 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,'' GSA is seeking input on federal management and federal property management regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification. See the Supplementary Information section below for additional guidance.
41 CFR Subtitle F-Federal Travel Regulation System Evaluation of Existing Federal Travel Regulations
Document Number: 2017-11055
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with Executive Order 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,'' GSA is seeking input on the Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification. See the Supplementary Information section below for additional guidance.
Evaluation of Existing Acquisition Regulations
Document Number: 2017-11052
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with Executive Order 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,'' GSA is seeking input on acquisition regulations, policies, standards, business practices and guidance issued by GSA across all of its acquisition, disposal, and sales programs, that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification.
Evaluation of Existing Leasing Acquisition Regulations
Document Number: 2017-11051
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with Executive Order 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,'' GSA is seeking input on lease acquisition regulations, policies, and guidance issued by GSA across all of its leasing programs that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification.
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2017-11040
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. DPR-63 and NPF-69, issued to Exelon Generation Company, LLC, for operation of the Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2, respectively. The proposed amendments would change the Emergency Action Level (EAL) HU1.5.
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant
Document Number: 2017-11039
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR- 59, issued to Exelon Generation Company, LLC, for operation of the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant. The proposed amendment would change the Emergency Action Level (EAL) HU1.5.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2017-11038
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Procedures for Paper Filings and Collecting Application and Regulatory Fees
Document Number: 2017-11034
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission commences the process of migrating away from using P.O. Boxes (``Lockboxes'') to collect application and regulatory fees, as well as paper filings. As the Commission gravitates toward an all-electronic payment and filing system, the P.O. Boxes once established to collect filings and fees via check or money order will be gradually closed, and the Commission's rules changed accordingly. In this, the first step of this process, the Commission amends its rules to close P.O. Box 979092, used to collect petitions filed under of the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA), as well as associated fee payments. Permittees wishing to file future petitions will need to do so electronically through the Commission's electronic filing system and pay the pertinent fees through the Fee Filer Online System, or through another electronic payment mechanism designated by the Commission.
Patient Release Program
Document Number: 2017-11027
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On April 11, 2017, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) solicited comments on its patient release program. The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on June 12, 2017. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments.
Recordkeeping
Document Number: 2017-11014
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the ``Commission'') is amending the recordkeeping obligations set forth in Commission regulations along with corresponding technical changes to certain provisions regarding retention of oral communications and record retention requirements applicable to swap dealers and major swap participants, respectively. The amendments modernize and make technology neutral the form and manner in which regulatory records must be kept, as well as rationalize the rule text for ease of understanding for those persons required to keep records pursuant to the Commodity Exchange Act (the ``CEA'' or ``Act'') and regulations promulgated by the Commission thereunder. The amendments do not alter any existing requirements regarding the types of regulatory records to be inspected, produced, and maintained set forth in other Commission regulations.
Oklahoma Disaster #OK-00113
Document Number: 2017-10985
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of OKLAHOMA dated 05/22/2017. Incident: Flooding, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Severe Storms and Snow. Incident Period: 04/28/2017 through 05/02/2017.