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

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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-25643
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-25642
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From Germany-Scheduling of an Expedited Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2017-25639
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of an expedited review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from Germany would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection Renewal; Comment Request (OMB No. 3064-0177)
Document Number: 2017-25638
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
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 the existing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the FDIC is soliciting comment on renewal of the information collection described below.
Next Meeting of the North American Numbering Council
Document Number: 2017-25633
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission released a public notice announcing the meeting and agenda of the North American Numbering Council (NANC). The primary agenda of this meeting will be to introduce members of the Committees, set out initial assignments, and provide more information about the Working Groups. The NANC will also begin discussing how to modernize and foster more efficient number administration in the United States. The agenda may be modified at the discretion of the NANC Chair and the Designated Federal Officer (DFO). The NANC meeting is open to the public. The FCC will accommodate as many attendees as possible; however, admittance will be limited to seating availability. The Commission will also provide audio coverage of the meeting. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Request for such accommodations should be submitted via email to fcc504@fcc.gov or by calling the Consumer and governmental Affairs Bureau @(202) 418-0530 (voice) (202) 418-0432 (TTY). Such requests should include a detailed description of the accommodation needed. In addition, please allow at least five days advance notice for accommodation requests; last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to accommodate. Members of the public may submit comments to the NANC in the FCC's Electronic Comment Filing System, ECFS, at www.fcc.gov/ecfs. Comments to the NANC should be filed in CC Docket No. 92-237. More information about the NANC is available at https:// www.fcc.gov/about-fcc/advisory-committees/general/north-ameri can- numbering-council.
Committee Member Nominations Sought Notice; Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs
Document Number: 2017-25629
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Small Business Administration seeks member nominations from veteran owned small businesses and veteran service organizations to serve on the Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs and member nominations from veteran service organizations and military service organizations to serve on the Interagency Task Force for Veterans Small Business Development.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-25628
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
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.
Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants; Correction
Document Number: 2017-25627
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) is correcting a final rule published in the Federal Register on January 6, 2016. The rule, concerning margin requirements for uncleared swaps for swap dealers and major swap participants, took effect on April 1, 2016. This correction rectifies errors in cross-references in a particular section of the final rule.
Certain Digital Video Receivers and Hardware and Software Components Thereof Notice of the Commission's Final Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Issuance of a Limited Exclusion Order and Cease and Desist Orders; Denial of Petition Requesting Reconsideration of Commission Determination Finding Petition of Certain Issues To Be Waived; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2017-25625
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (the ``Commission'') has found a violation of section 337 in this investigation and has issued a limited exclusion order (``LEO'') prohibiting importation of certain digital video receivers and hardware and software components thereof, and has issued cease and desist orders (``CDOs'') directed to the Comcast respondents. This investigation is terminated.
Certain Batteries and Electrochemical Devices Containing Composite Separators, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2017-25624
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on October 25, 2017, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of LG Chem, Ltd. of South Korea; LG Chem Michigan Inc. of Holland Michigan; LG Chem Power Inc. of Troy, Michigan; and Toray Industries, Inc. of Japan. A supplement was filed on November 15, 2017. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain batteries and electrochemical devices containing composite separators, components thereof, and products containing same by reason of infringement of one or more of U.S. Patent No. 7,662,517 (``the '517 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,638,241 (``the '241 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 7,709,152 (``the '152 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order.
Certain Mounting Apparatuses for Holding Portable Electronic Devices and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2017-25623
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on October 24, 2017, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of National Products Inc. of Seattle, Washington. A supplement to the complaint was filed on November 3, 2017. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain mounting apparatuses for holding portable electronic devices and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,544,161 (``the '161 Patent''); U.S. Patent No. D703,657 (``the '657 Patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,186,636 (``the '636 Patent''); U.S. Patent No. D571,278 (``the '278 Patent''); U.S. Patent No. D574,204 (``the '204 Patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,568,148 (``the '148 Patent''); and U.S. Trademark Registration No. 4,254,086 (``the '086 Trademark''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order.
Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2017-25610
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
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: 2017-25609
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-25601
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-25600
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-25599
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2017-25595
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
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.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-25585
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Northwest Medical Isotopes, LLC; Notice of Hearing
Document Number: 2017-25577
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) will convene an evidentiary session to receive testimony and exhibits in the uncontested proceeding regarding the application from Northwest Medical Isotopes, LLC (NWMI), for a construction permit (CP) to construct a medical radioisotope production facility in Columbia, Missouri. This mandatory hearing will consider safety and environmental matters relating to the requested CP.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-25730
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Inter-American Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-25701
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-25700
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Omaha Public Power District; Fort Calhoun Station, Unit No. 1
Document Number: 2017-25561
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of exemptions in response to a request from Omaha Public Power District (OPPD or the licensee) that would permit the licensee to reduce its emergency planning (EP) activities at the Fort Calhoun Station, Unit No. 1 (Fort Calhoun). The licensee is seeking exemptions that would eliminate the requirements for the licensee to maintain formal offsite radiological emergency plans, and reduce some of the onsite EP activities, based on the reduced risks at Fort Calhoun, which is permanently shutdown and defueled. However, requirements for certain onsite capabilities to communicate and coordinate with offsite response authorities, in the event of an emergency at Fort Calhoun, would be retained. The NRC staff is issuing an environmental assessment (EA) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) associated with the proposed exemptions.
Information Collection; OMB Circular A-119
Document Number: 2017-25553
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document contains a correction to the information collection notice that was published in the Federal Register at 82 FR 51256, on November 3, 2017.
Regulatory Improvements for Power Reactors Transitioning to Decommissioning
Document Number: 2017-25552
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing a regulatory basis to support a rulemaking that would amend the NRC's regulations for the decommissioning of nuclear power reactors. The NRC's goals in amending these regulations would be to provide for an efficient decommissioning process; reduce the need for exemptions from existing regulations; address other decommissioning issues deemed relevant by the NRC staff; and support the principles of good regulation, including openness, clarity, and reliability.
Fine Denier Polyester Staple Fiber From China, India, Korea, and Taiwan; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Antidumping Duty Investigations
Document Number: 2017-25546
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-579-580 and 731-TA-1369-1372 (Final) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of fine denier polyester staple fiber (``fine denier PSF'') from China, India, Korea, and Taiwan, provided for in subheading 5503.20.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States. Imports of this product from China and India have been preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce to be subsidized. Determinations with respect to imports of fine denier PSF alleged to be sold at less than fair value are pending.
Procurement List; Proposed Addition and Deletions
Document Number: 2017-25545
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is proposing to add service to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes products and service previously furnished by such agencies.
Procurement List; Addition and Deletions
Document Number: 2017-25544
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
This action adds a service to the Procurement List that will be provided by nonprofit agency employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes a product and services from the Procurement List previously furnished by such agencies.
Certain Backpack Chairs; Notice of a Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on a Withdrawal of the Complaint; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2017-25543
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
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. 5) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ''), granting a motion to terminate the above-captioned investigation in its entirety based on a withdrawal of the complaint.
SJI Board of Directors Meeting, Notice
Document Number: 2017-25534
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: State Justice Institute, Agencies and Commissions
The SJI Board of Directors will be meeting on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at SJI Headquarters in Reston, Virginia. The purpose of this meeting is to consider grant applications for the 1st quarter of FY 2018, and other business. All portions of this meeting are open to the public.
Consolidating the Retirement Research Consortium and the Disability Research Consortium Into the Retirement and Disability Research Consortium
Document Number: 2017-25528
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We intend to consolidate the current Retirement Research Consortium (RRC) and Disability Research Consortium (DRC) into a single program with a scope equivalent to the two currently existing programs. This single program will address issues related to Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Retirement, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (RSDI).
Information Collection: Voluntary Reporting of Performance Indicators
Document Number: 2017-25514
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``Voluntary Reporting of Performance Indicators.''
Information Collection: Voluntary Reporting of Planned New Reactor Applications
Document Number: 2017-25513
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
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, ``Voluntary Reporting of Planned New Reactor Applications.''
Administrative Declaration of an Economic Injury Disaster for the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2017-25505
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) declaration for the State of Oregon, dated 11/16/2017. Incident: Milli and Nash Fires. Incident Period: 08/10/2017 through 09/25/2017.
Administrative Declaration of an Economic Injury Disaster for the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2017-25504
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) declaration for the State of Oregon, dated 11/16/2017. Incident: Chetco Bar Fire. Incident Period: 07/12/2017 through 10/31/2017.
Notice to All Interested Parties of Intent To Terminate the Receivership 10399, The RiverBank, Wyoming, Minnesota
Document Number: 2017-25503
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice to All Interested Parties of Intent To Terminate the Receivership of 10176, Columbia River Bank, The Dalles, Oregon
Document Number: 2017-25502
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision
Document Number: 2017-25500
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a renewal of the currently approved information collection requirement regarding Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 82 FR 43021 on September 13, 2017. No comments were received.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-25499
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
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 Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements Associated with Securities Transactions Pursuant to Regulation H (Reg H-3; OMB No. 7100-0196).
Agency information collection activities: Announcement of Board approval under delegated authority and submission to OMB
Document Number: 2017-25498
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) is adopting a proposal to extend for three years, without revision, the Application for Exemption from Prohibited Service at Savings and Loan Holding Companies (FR LL-12, OMB No. 7100-0338).
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Alabama
Document Number: 2017-25489
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
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 Alabama (FEMA- 4349-DR), dated 11/16/2017. Incident: Hurricane Nate. Incident Period: 10/06/2017 through 10/10/2017.
New Mailing Standards for Domestic Mailing Services Products
Document Number: 2017-25488
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
On October 6, 2017, the Postal Service (USPS[supreg]) filed a notice of mailing services price adjustments with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) in Docket No. R2018-1. On October 13, 2017 the Postal Service published a proposed rule containing the revisions to Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) that we planned to adopt to implement rule changes coincident with the price adjustments.
Cost of Living Adjustment to Satellite Carrier Compulsory License Royalty Rates
Document Number: 2017-25481
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce a cost of living adjustment (COLA) of 2.0% in the royalty rates satellite carriers pay for a compulsory license under the Copyright Act. The COLA is based on the change in the Consumer Price Index from October 2016 to October 2017.
Cost of Living Adjustment to Royalty Rates for Webcaster Statutory License
Document Number: 2017-25480
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce a cost of living adjustment (COLA) in the royalty rates that commercial and noncommercial noninteractive webcasters pay for eligible transmissions pursuant to the statutory licenses for the public performance of and for the making of ephemeral reproductions of sound recordings.