Information Collection: Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act Local Community Advisory Board Questionnaire
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a proposed collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act Local Community Advisory Board Questionnaire.''
Notice of Community of Interest Meeting on Future Computing
The community of interest (CoI) meeting will focus on the R&D challenges and opportunities in future computing landscape for the coming decade and beyond to ensure that the public, academic, and private sectors are prepared for the new computing modalities.
State of Vermont: NRC Staff Assessment of a Proposed Agreement Between the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the State of Vermont
By letter dated April 11, 2019, Governor Philip Scott of the State of Vermont requested that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or Commission) enter into an Agreement with the State of Vermont as authorized by Section 274b. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (AEA). Under the proposed Agreement, the Commission would discontinue, and the State of Vermont would assume, regulatory authority over certain types of byproduct materials as defined in the AEA, source material, and special nuclear material in quantities not sufficient to form a critical mass. As required by Section 274e. of the AEA, the NRC is publishing the proposed Agreement for public comment. The NRC is also publishing the summary of a draft assessment by the NRC staff of the State of Vermont's regulatory program. Comments are requested on the proposed Agreement and its effect on public health and safety. Comments are also requested on the draft staff assessment, the adequacy of the State of Vermont's program, and the State's program staff, as discussed in this document.
Amendments to Material Control and Accounting Regulations
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is discontinuing a rulemaking activity that would have consolidated and revised the material control and accounting requirements for special nuclear material. The purpose of this action is to inform members of the public of the discontinuation of the rulemaking activity and to provide a brief discussion of the NRC's decision. The rulemaking activity will no longer be reported in the NRC's portion of the Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (the Unified Agenda).
Expiration Term for Certificates of Compliance for Transportation Packages
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is noticing the availability of the ``Basis Document for Expiration Term for Certificates of Compliance for Transportation Packages'' (Basis Document). The Basis Document details the NRC's analysis and development of a programmatic basis for the 5-year expiration term for certificates of compliance for transportation packages.
Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) Petition System; Submission of Petition and Comment Forms for OMB Review
The International Trade Commission has submitted request for approval of a questionnaire to the Office of Management and Budget. This notice is being given pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Information Collection: Security Acknowledgment and Termination Statement
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a proposed collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``Security Acknowledgment and Termination Statement.''
Information Collections Being Submitted for Review and Approval to Office of Management and Budget
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, 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. Pursuant to the Small Business Paperwork Relief Act of 2002, the FCC seeks specific comment on how it might ``further reduce the information collection burden for 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.
Qualification and Training of Personnel for Nuclear Power Plants
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 4 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.8, ``Qualification and Training of Personnel for Nuclear Power Plants.'' This RG describes methods acceptable to the NRC staff for complying with those portions of the Commission's regulations associated with the selection, qualifications, and training for nuclear power plant personnel. Revision 4 updates the RG with additional experience gained since Revision 3 was issued in 2000 by endorsing American National Standards Institute/American Nuclear Society (ANSI/ANS)-3.1-2014, ``Selection, Qualification, and Training of Personnel for Nuclear Power Plants,'' with exceptions and clarifications.
Submission for OMB Review; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Modifications 552.238-81
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an information collection requirement regarding the Modifications clause.
Certain LED Lighting Devices, LED Power Supplies, and Components Thereof; Commission's Final Determination of No Violation of Section 337 by the Participating Respondents, and Final Determination of a Violation of Section 337 by a Defaulted Respondent; Issuance of a Limited Exclusion Order and a Cease and Desist Order; Termination of the Investigation
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has found no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, by participating respondents Feit Electric Company, Inc. of Pico Rivera, California and Feit Electric Company, Inc. (China) of Xiamen, China (together, ``Feit''); Lowe's Companies, Inc. of Mooresville, North Carolina and L G Sourcing, Inc. of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (together, ``Lowe's''); and Satco Products, Inc. of Brentwood, New York (``Satco''). The Commission has found a violation of section 337 by defaulting respondent MSi Lighting, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida (``MSi Lighting''), and has determined to issue a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order against that respondent. The investigation is terminated.
Portland General Electric Company; Trojan Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering the renewal of Special Nuclear Materials (SNM) License SNM-2509 for the Trojan Nuclear Plant Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) (Trojan ISFSI) located in Columbia County, Oregon. The NRC has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for this proposed license renewal in accordance with its regulations. Based on the EA, the NRC has concluded that a finding of no significant impact (FONSI) is appropriate. The NRC also is conducting a safety evaluation of the proposed license renewal.
Requests for Applications; Practitioners Advisory Group
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 Second Circuit and the District of Columbia 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 September 6, 2019.
Designation of Music Licensing Collective and Digital Licensee Coordinator
Pursuant to title I of the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act, and following a solicitation of proposals and public comment on those proposals, the Register is designating the entities who will perform certain functions relating to the compulsory license for digital music providers to make and distribute digital phonorecord deliveries. For the reasons published in this document, the Register designates Mechanical Licensing Collective, Inc. as the mechanical licensing collective and Digital Licensee Coordinator, Inc. as the digital licensee coordinator, including their individual proposed board members.
Safety Standard for Gates and Enclosures
The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) requires the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or CPSC) to promulgate consumer product safety standards for durable infant or toddler products. Accordingly, the Commission is proposing a safety standard for gates and enclosures in response to the direction under Section 104(b) of the CPSIA. The Commission is also amending its regulations regarding third party conformity assessment bodies to include the safety standard for gates and enclosures in the list of notice of requirements (NORs) issued by the Commission.
Mail Classification Schedule
The Commission adopts final rules that require the Postal Service to provide additional information when it proposes updates to the size and weight limitations applicable to market dominant mail matter.
Determination and Allocation of Initial Administrative Assessment To Fund Mechanical Licensing Collective
The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) announce commencement of a proceeding to determine the initial administrative assessment that digital music providers and any significant nonblanket licensees must pay to fund the operations of the Mechanical Licensing Collective. The Judges also set the date by which the Mechanical Licensing Collective and the Digital Licensee Coordinator must, and other eligible participants may, file a Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee. A rule relating to the Determination and Allocation of Initial Administrative Assessment to Fund Mechanical Licensing Collective is published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register.
Copyright Royalty Board Regulations Regarding Procedures for Determination and Allocation of Assessment To Fund Mechanical Licensing Collective and Other Amendments Required by the Hatch-Goodlatte Music Modernization Act
The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) adopt regulations governing proceedings to determine the reasonableness of, and allocate responsibility to fund, the operating budget of the Mechanical Licensing Collective authorized by the Music Modernization Act (MMA). The Judges also adopt proposed amendments to extant rules as required by the MMA.
NASA Advisory Council; Aeronautics Committee; Meeting.
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Aeronautics Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This meeting will be held for soliciting, from the aeronautics community and other persons, research and technical information relevant to program planning.
Procurement List; Proposed Deletions
The Committee is proposing to delete a product and services from the Procurement List that were furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
Submission for OMB Review; Comments Request
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, agencies are required to publish a Notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency is creating a new information collection for OMB review and approval and requests public review and comment on the submission. As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the agencies are seeking a Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. Comments are being solicited on the need for the information; the accuracy of the burden estimate; the quality, practical utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize reporting the burden, including automated collected techniques and uses of other forms of technology.
Public Meetings of the Public Buildings Reform Board
As provided in section 5 of the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 (FASTA), the Public Buildings Reform Board (PBRB) gives notice of three upcoming public meetings. At the public meeting in Washington, DC, the PBRB will receive input regarding proposed methodologies and criteria for selecting Federal properties for disposal with an emphasis on High Value Properties. The PBRB will also hear from commercial real estate representatives to gain their perspective on private sector valuation practices as they apply to Federal property proposed for disposal and other relevant private sector practices. At the public meetings in Los Angeles, California and Denver, Colorado the Board will consider a number of Federal properties located in the western United States.
Public Meetings To Discuss Best Practices for Establishment and Operation of Local Community Advisory Boards in Response to a Portion of the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is undertaking activities to develop a report identifying best practices for establishment and operation of local community advisory boards associated with decommissioning activities, including lessons learned from existing boards, as required by the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act (NEIMA). As part of developing the report, the NRC is hosting 11 public meetings and at least 1 webinar to consult with host States, communities within the emergency planning zone of an applicable nuclear power reactor, and existing local community advisory boards. The results of these meetings, along with any other data received as a result of the NRC's information collection activities associated with NEIMA, will be captured in a best practices report that will be submitted to Congress.
Public Quarterly Meeting of the Board of Directors
The US African Development Foundation (USADF) will hold its quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors to discuss the agency's programs and administration. This meeting will occur via telephone as a conference call.
Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee
Notice is being provided that the Securities and Exchange Commission Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on Monday, July 29, 2019 in Multi-Purpose Room LL-006 at the Commission's headquarters, 100 F Street NE, Washington, DC. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. (ET) and will be open to the public. The meeting will be webcast on the Commission's website at www.sec.gov. Persons needing special accommodations to take part because of a disability should notify the contact persons listed below. The public is invited to submit written statements to the Committee. The meeting will include updates and presentations from the subcommittees.
Connect America Fund
In this document, the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) seeks comment on approaches to identify and resolve apparent discrepancies between the number of model-determined funded locations that Alternative Connect America Model (A-CAM) I and II support recipients are expected to serve (funded locations) and the actual number of locations that support recipients can serve (actual locations).
Scheduling of Expedited Five-Year Reviews; Laminated Woven Sacks From China
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of expedited reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders on laminated woven sacks from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.
Persulfates From China; Scheduling of an Expedited Five-Year Review
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 persulfates from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.
Steel Wire Garment Hangers From China; Scheduling of an Expedited Five-Year Review
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 steel wire garment hangers from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.
Certain Reload Cartridges for Laparoscopic Surgical Staplers; Institution of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 30, 2019, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Ethicon LLC of Guaynabo, PR; Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio; and Ethicon US, LLC of Cincinnati, Ohio. Letters supplementing the complaint were filed on June 7 and 17, 2019. 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 reload cartridges for laparoscopic surgical staplers by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,844,379 (``the '379 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,844,369 (``the '369 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,490,749 (``the '749 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,479,969 (``the '969 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 9,113,874 (``the '874 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 cease and desist orders.