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

Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2017-18513
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-31
Agency: Federal Labor Relations Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) publishes the names of the persons selected to serve on its SES Performance Review Board (PRB). This notice supersedes all previous notices of the PRB membership.
Revisions to Public Inspection File Requirements-Broadcaster Correspondence File and Cable Principal Headend Location
Document Number: 2017-18485
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-31
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, changes to FCC Form 303-S (Application for Renewal of Broadcast Station License) associated with the Commission's decision in Report and Order, Revisions to Public Inspection File RequirementsBroadcaster Correspondence File and Cable Principal Headend Location. Specifically, OMB has approved the Commission's decision to revise Form 303-S to eliminate those sections of the form that require commercial TV broadcasters to submit with their renewal application a summary of written communications received from the public regarding violent programming (See FCC Form 303-S at p. 5 and instructions at p. 25). 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 this change to FCC Form 303-S (See Public Inspection File R&O, 32 FCC Rcd at 1574-75, para 29).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-18472
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-31
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 on the National Science Foundation Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide. NSF may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Comments: Comments are invited on: (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; (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.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM 100 Cask System; Certificate of Compliance No. 1014, Amendment No. 9, Revision 1, and Amendment No. 10; Corrections
Document Number: 2017-18456
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published a direct final rule on January 6, 2016, amending its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International, Inc. (Holtec) HI- STORM 100 Cask System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Amendment No. 9, Revision 1, to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1014. The direct final rule was effective on March 21, 2016. On March 14, 2016, the NRC published a direct final rule again amending its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec HI-STORM 100 Cask System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks,'' to include Amendment No. 10 to CoC No. 1014. That direct final rule was effective on May 31, 2016. The technical specifications (TS) for both the Holtec HI-STORM 100 Cask System, Amendments No. 9, Revision 1, and No. 10 included minor editorial and non-substantive errors. The purpose of this action is correct these errors.
Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
Document Number: 2017-18453
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On April 21, 2017, applicant made a liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of $2,325 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by the applicant. Filing Date: The application was filed on July 28, 2017. Applicant's Address: 345 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10154.
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2017-18445
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-31
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18528
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Preparation of Petitions for Rulemaking and Preparation and Submission of Proposals for Regulatory Guidance Documents
Document Number: 2017-18429
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing Regulatory Guide (RG) 10.12, ``Preparation of Petitions for Rulemaking under 10 CFR 2.802 and Preparation and Submission of Proposals for Regulatory Guidance Documents.'' Regulatory Guide 10.12 is being withdrawn because the guidance in the RG is found in the revised 10 CFR 2.802, ``Petition for Rulemaking,'' and in other user-friendly communication tools, such as the NRC's public Web site.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity
Document Number: 2017-18416
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Farm Credit Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Farm Credit Administration (FCA) Board recently updated its Policy Statement on Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity.
Notice of Agreements Filed
Document Number: 2017-18413
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Request for Information Relating to Production of Rates
Document Number: 2017-18402
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) is considering the production and publication of three rates by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), based on data for overnight repurchase agreement transactions on Treasury securities. The Board is inviting public comment to assist the Federal Reserve in considering and developing this proposal.
Prohibition of Children's Toys and Child Care Articles Containing Specified Phthalates: Determinations Regarding Certain Plastics
Document Number: 2017-18387
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission, or CPSC) is issuing a final rule that determines that certain plastics with specified additives would not contain the specified phthalates prohibited in children's toys and child care articles. Based on these determinations, the specified plastics with specified additives will not require third party testing for compliance with the mandatory prohibitions on children's toys and child care articles containing phthalates.
Disaster Declaration #15249 and #15250; WISCONSIN Disaster Number WI-00060 Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of WISCONSIN
Document Number: 2017-18384
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of WISCONSIN dated August 18, 2017.
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of Tennessee
Document Number: 2017-18383
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Tennessee dated August 23, 2017.
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of Pennsylvania
Document Number: 2017-18382
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Pennsylvania dated August 23, 2017.
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of Pennsylvania
Document Number: 2017-18381
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Pennsylvania dated August 23, 2017.
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of Louisiana
Document Number: 2017-18374
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Louisiana dated August 22, 2017.
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2017-18373
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Oklahoma dated August 22, 2017.
Paper Clips From China
Document Number: 2017-18357
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Personal Transporters, Components Thereof, and Packaging and Manuals Therefor; Certain Personal Transporters and Components Thereof; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest
Document Number: 2017-18234
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge has issued a Final Initial Determination and Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, should the Commission find a violation, specifically: a general exclusion order (``GEO'') covering accused products found to infringe the asserted patents; a limited exclusion order (``LEO'') covering accused products found to infringe the asserted patents; a LEO covering accused products found to infringe the asserted trademarks; and cease and desist orders (``CDOs'') directed against the participating respondents. This notice is soliciting public interest comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to Commission rules.
Government in the Sunshine Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-18403
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2017-18360
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18350
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2017-18319
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2017-18318
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Order Making Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Adjustments to Registration Fee Rates
Document Number: 2017-18308
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Market Test of Experimental Product-Customized Delivery
Document Number: 2017-18292
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service Motion for Clarification of Order No. 3319, or, in the Alternative, for Extension of Market Test Time Period. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986, Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment
Document Number: 2017-18274
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 and further amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvement Act of 2015, this final rule incorporates the penalty inflation adjustments for the civil monetary penalties set forth in the United States Code, as codified in our regulations.
Home Depot U.S.A., Inc., Provisional Acceptance of a Settlement Agreement and Order
Document Number: 2017-18251
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
It is the policy of the Commission to publish settlements which it provisionally accepts under the Consumer Product Safety Act in the Federal Register in accordance with the terms of the Consumer Product Safety Commission's regulations. Published below is a provisionally-accepted Settlement Agreement with Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. containing a civil penalty in the amount of five million, seven hundred thousand dollars ($5,700,000), within thirty (30) days of service of the Commission's final Order accepting the Settlement Agreement.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-18248
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-18247
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) will be submitting the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, on or after the date of publication of this notice.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-18229
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Foundry Coke From China: Notice of Commission Determination To Conduct a Full Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2017-18227
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it will proceed with a full review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on foundry coke from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. A schedule for the review will be established and announced at a later date.
Southern Nuclear Company, Inc.; Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2017-18224
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
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. NPF-2 and NPF-8, held by Southern Nuclear Company, Inc. (SNC, the licensee), for the operation of Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant (Farley), Units 1 and 2, respectively, located in Houston County, Alabama. The proposed amendment would revise the implementation date to transition to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 805 from November 6, 2017, to the conclusion of the 1R28 spring 2018, refueling outage. The NRC proposes to determine that the license amendment request involves no significant hazards consideration. Because the amendment request contains sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI), an order imposes procedures to obtain access to SUNSI for contention preparation.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2017-18216
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2017-18212
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
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.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2017-17936
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-29
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 August 1 to August 14, 2017. The last biweekly notice was published on August 15, 2017.
Updates to Commission Guidance Regarding Accounting for Sales of Vaccines and Bioterror Countermeasures to the Federal Government for Placement Into the Pediatric Vaccine Stockpile or the Strategic National Stockpile
Document Number: 2017-17914
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-29
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission is publishing this interpretive release to update previously issued guidance with respect to accounting for sales of vaccines and bioterror countermeasures to the Federal Government for placement into stockpiles related to the Vaccines for Children Program or the Strategic National Stockpile. This update is being provided to bring existing guidance into conformity with Financial Accounting Standards Board's Accounting Standards Codification Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers. This guidance is applicable upon a registrant's adoption of Accounting Standards Codification Topic 606 and is applicable to all arrangements for which revenue is recognized in accordance with Accounting Standards Codification Topic 606.