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

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Domestic Mail Manual; Incorporation by Reference
Document Number: 2017-13085
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-23
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service announces the issuance of the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) dated January 22, 2017, and its incorporation by reference in the Code of Federal Regulations.
Information Collection Approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Document Number: 2017-13082
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-23
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a revision of a currently approved public information collection pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number, and no person is required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. Comments concerning the accuracy of the burden estimates and any suggestions for reducing the burden should be directed to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below.
Announcement of Growth Accelerator Fund Competition
Document Number: 2017-13074
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-23
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announces the 2017 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition, pursuant to the America Competes Act, to recognize the nation's most innovative accelerators and award them cash prizes they may use to fund their operations costs and allow them to bring startup companies to scale and new ideas to life.
Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Services Program
Document Number: 2017-12957
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-23
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission sets aside the effectiveness, in part, of the VRS Interoperability Order, in which the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) incorporated certain technical standards on video relay service (VRS) interoperability into the Commission's telecommunications relay service (TRS) rules, pending the Commission's consideration of server-based routing.
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2017-13069
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission's consideration concerning rates not of general applicability for Inbound Parcel Post (at Universal Postal Union (UPU) Rates). This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2017-13053
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
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- 50 held by Exelon Generation Company, LLC (Exelon, the licensee) for the operation of Three Mile Island Nuclear Station (TMI), Units 1 and 2, located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. The proposed amendment would allow for changes to TMI's Radiological Emergency Plan Annex staffing levels to align with Exelon's standard fleet Emergency Response Organization (ERO) framework. In accordance with the Possession-Only License No. DPR-73 Post-Defueling Monitored Storage Safety Analysis Report for TMI, Unit 2, the emergency plan for Unit 1 is considered to encompass Unit 2. Therefore, an amendment to the Unit 2 license is not required. The NRC is issuing an environmental assessment (EA) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) associated with the proposed license amendment.
Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Units 1, 2, and 3
Document Number: 2017-13052
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA, the licensee) to withdraw its license amendment request (LAR) dated September 16, 2015, as supplemented by letters dated April 15, April 29, May 11, May 25, June 16, August 24, and September 15, 2016, for a proposed amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License (RFOL) Nos. DPR-33, DPR-52, and DPR- 68, for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant (BFN), Units 1, 2, and 3. The proposed amendment would have revised the BFN, Units 1 and 2 Technical Specifications (TSs) by adding a new specification governing the safety functions for the emergency core cooling system preferred pump logic, common accident signal logic, and the unit priority re-trip logic. In addition, the LAR relocated the BFN, Unit 3, requirements for common accident signal logic and unit priority re-trip logic to a new specification governing the safety functions for the common accident signal logic and the unit priority re-trip logic for consistency with the changes to the BFN, Units 1 and 2, TSs.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Savings and Loan Holding Companies
Document Number: 2017-13046
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Call for Nominations
Document Number: 2017-13038
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is advertising for nominations for the positions of Agreement State representative, nuclear medicine physicist, and Health Care Administrator on the Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI).
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-13028
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
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.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-13027
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
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 to take this opportunity to comment on the ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery''. This collection was developed as part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process for seeking feedback from the public on service delivery. This notice announces our intent to submit this collection to OMB for approval and solicits comments on specific aspects for the proposed information collection.
Information Collection: Licenses for Radiography and Radiation Safety Requirements for Radiographic Operations
Document Number: 2017-13011
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
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 titled ``Licenses for Radiography and Radiation Safety Requirements for Radiographic Operations.''
In the Matter of Tilden Mining, L.C.
Document Number: 2017-13000
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a Confirmatory Order to Tilden Mining Company, L.C. (Tilden Mining) as a result of an agreement reached during an Alternative Dispute Resolution mediation session conducted on May 8, 2017. The mediation session was conducted to reach agreement on the corrective actions to be implemented by Tilden Mining in response to apparent violations involving the failure to implement a security program in accordance with NRC requirements. The Confirmatory Order documents the corrective action commitments made by Tilden Mining and is effective on July 14, 2017.
Disruptions to Communications
Document Number: 2017-12877
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved, for a period of three years, the information collection associated with the Commission's Report and Order and Order on Reconsideration (Order)'s rules. This document is consistent with the Order, which stated that the Commission would publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date of those rules.
Open Commission Meeting, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Document Number: 2017-12961
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would amend the Commission's Emergency Alert System (EAS) rules to add a dedicated event code, ``BLU,'' for Blue Alerts, so that EAS alerts can deliver actionable information to the public when a law enforcement officer is killed, seriously injured, missing in connection with his or her official duties, or if there is an imminent and credible threat to a law enforcement officer. 2....................................... Public Safety & Homeland Title: Procedures for Commission Review Security. of State Opt-Out Requests from the FirstNet Radio Access Network (PS Docket No. 16-269). Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order that establishes the procedures and standards the Commission will use to review alternative plans submitted by states seeking to ``opt- out'' of the FirstNet network and to build their own Radio Access Networks that are interoperable with FirstNet.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority
Document Number: 2017-12960
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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: 2017-12959
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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: 2017-12958
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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 Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2017-12956
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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 Under Delegated Authority
Document Number: 2017-12955
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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.
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of Indiana
Document Number: 2017-12950
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Indiana dated 06/14/2017. Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding. Incident Period: 04/28/2017 through 04/29/2017.
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of North Carolina
Document Number: 2017-12949
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of North Carolina dated 06/14/2017. Incident: Severe Storms. Incident Period: 05/30/2017.
Westcore Trust and Denver Investment Advisors LLC; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2017-12947
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Agreement Filed
Document Number: 2017-12946
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2017-12935
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing 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.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2017-12930
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Submission of Information Collection for OMB Review; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2017-12924
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) intends to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extend approval, under the Paperwork Reduction Act, of the collection of information on qualitative feedback on PBGC's service delivery (OMB Control Number 1212-0066; expires August 31, 2017). This notice informs the public of PBGC's intent and solicits comments on the proposed information collection. This collection of information was developed as part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process for seeking feedback from the public on service delivery.
Submission of Information Collections for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiemployer Plan Regulations
Document Number: 2017-12923
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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, under the Paperwork Reduction Act, of collections of information in PBGC's regulations on multiemployer plans. This notice informs the public of PBGC's request and solicits public comment on the collections of information.
Certain Non-Volatile Memory Devices and Products Containing Same Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting an Unopposed Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation
Document Number: 2017-12922
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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. 11) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting an unopposed motion for leave to amend the complaint and notice of investigation to add Toshiba Memory Corporation of Tokyo, Japan (``Toshiba Memory'') as a respondent to the investigation.
Information Collection: Material Control and Accounting of Special Nuclear Material
Document Number: 2017-12917
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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, ``Material Control and Accounting of Special Nuclear Material.''
Information Collection: Grant and Cooperative Agreement Provisions
Document Number: 2017-12916
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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, ``Grant and Cooperative Agreement Provisions.''
Information Collection: Notices, Instructions and Reports to Workers: Inspection and Investigations
Document Number: 2017-12915
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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, ``Notices, Instructions and Reports to Workers: Inspection and Investigations.''
Certain Semiconductor Devices and Consumer Audiovisual Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Steptoe & Johnson LLP's Motion To Intervene for the Limited Purpose of Responding to a Disqualification Motion
Document Number: 2017-12895
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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. 7) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') on May 31, 2017, granting Steptoe & Johnson LLP's (``Steptoe'') motion to intervene for the limited purpose of responding to a disqualification motion.
Rural Health Care Support Mechanism
Document Number: 2017-12879
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) amends the Rural Health Care (RHC) Program rule which defines ``health care provider'' to implement the provision of the Rural Healthcare Connectivity Act of 2016 amending the Communications Act of 1934 (the Act) to include skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) amongst the list of health care providers eligible to receive support.
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Arkansas
Document Number: 2017-12870
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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 ARKANSAS (FEMA- 4318-DR), dated 06/15/2017. Incident: Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding. Incident Period: 04/26/2017 through 05/19/2017.
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for the State of Arkansas
Document Number: 2017-12869
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of ARKANSAS (FEMA-4318-DR), dated 06/15/2017. Incident: Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, and Flooding. Incident Period: 04/26/2017 through 05/19/2017.
Proposed Priorities for Amendment Cycle
Document Number: 2017-12868
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: United States Sentencing Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its statutory authority and responsibility to analyze sentencing issues, including operation of the federal sentencing guidelines, and in accordance with Rule 5.2 of its Rules of Practice and Procedure, the United States Sentencing Commission is seeking comment on possible policy priorities for the amendment cycle ending May 1, 2018.
Sentencing Guidelines for United States Courts
Document Number: 2017-12867
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: United States Sentencing Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In August 2016, the Commission indicated that one of its policy priorities would be the ``[s]tudy of offenses involving MDMA/ Ecstasy, synthetic cannabinoids (such as JWH-018 and AM-2201), and synthetic cathinones (such as Methylone, MDPV, and Mephedrone), and consideration of any amendments to the Guidelines Manual that may be appropriate in light of the information obtained from such study.'' See 81 FR 58004 (Aug. 24, 2016). As part of its continuing work on this priority, the Commission is publishing this request for public comment on issues related to MDMA/Ecstasy and methylone, one of the synthetic cathinones included in the Commission's study. The issues for comment are set forth in the Supplementary Information portion of this notice.
Requests for Applications; Practitioners Advisory Group
Document Number: 2017-12866
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: United States Sentencing Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In view of upcoming vacancies in the voting membership of the Practitioners Advisory Group, the United States Sentencing Commission hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to one of the vacancies to apply. The voting memberships covered by this notice are two circuit memberships (for the Sixth Circuit and the Seventh Circuit) and one at-large membership. An applicant for voting membership of the Practitioners Advisory Group should apply by sending a letter of interest and resume to the Commission as indicated in the ADDRESSES section below. Application materials should be received by the Commission not later than August 25, 2017.
Amendment of the Commission's Rules To Accommodate 30 Megahertz Channels in the 6525-6875 MHz Band; and To Provide for Conditional Authorization on Additional Channels in the 21.8-22.0 GHz and 23.0-23.2 GHz Band
Document Number: 2017-12826
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published a document in the Federal Register on July 19, 2010 (75 FR 41767), revising Commission rules. This document was subsequently corrected by the FCC in the Federal Register published on August 3, 2010 (75 FR 45496). Both documents inadvertently failed to add footnote 2 to the correct entries in the table in Sec. 101.147(s)(7). In addition, certain entries are incorrect. This document corrects the final regulations by revising this section.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-12931
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-12898
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-12897
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-12896
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions