Agencies and Commissions July 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-16341
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) invites comment on a proposal to extend for three years, with revision, the Capital Assessments and Stress Testing Reports (FR Y-14A/Q/M; OMB No. 7100-0341). Please note that the Board is publishing a separate notice for comment focusing on incorporating non-Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) methodology revisions into the FR Y-14A/Q/M reports.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-16340
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) invites comment on a proposal to extend for three years, with revision, the Capital Assessments and Stress Testing Reports (FR Y-14A/Q/M; OMB No. 7100-0341). Please note that the Board is publishing a separate notice for comment focusing on incorporating the Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) methodology into the FR Y-14A/Q/M reports.
FM Translator Interference
Document Number: 2019-16334
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved, for a period of three years, information collection requirements adopted in the Commission's Amendment of Part 74 of the Commission's Rules Regarding FM Translator Interference, MB Dkt. No. 18-119, FCC 19-40, (FM Translator Interference Report and Order). This document is consistent with the FM Translator Interference Report and Order, which stated that the Commission would publish a document in the Federal Register announcing OMB approval and the effective date of the rules.
Petitions for Reconsideration of Action in Proceeding
Document Number: 2019-16333
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Petitions for Reconsideration (Petitions) have been filed in the Commission's proceeding by Louis P. Vito, on behalf of V-Tech Communications, Inc.; by Brad Johnson, on behalf of KGIG-LP; by Michael W. Richards, on behalf of LPFM Coalition; by David J. Doherty, on behalf of Skywaves Communications LLC; and by Charles M. Anderson, on behalf of Charles M. Anderson.
Petition for Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding
Document Number: 2019-16332
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Robert Bosch LLC, on behalf of Robert Bosch LLC.
Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
Document Number: 2019-16317
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On May 13, 2019, applicant made liquidating distributions to its shareholders based on net asset value. Expenses of $40,272 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant's investment adviser. Applicant also has retained $37,826 for the purpose of paying certain outstanding liabilities. Filing Dates: The application was filed on June 19, 2019, and amended on July 11, 2019. Applicant's Address: 11111 Santa Monica Boulevard, c/o Causeway Capital Management LLC, 15th Floor, Los Angeles, California 90025.
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Entergy Nuclear Palisades, LLC; Big Rock Point Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2019-16316
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption from the requirement to maintain a specified level of onsite property damage insurance in response to a request from Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (ENO) dated August 10, 2018. This exemption would permit the Big Rock Point (BRP) Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) to reduce its onsite insurance coverage from $500 million to $50 million.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-16294
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-16293
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-16292
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-16291
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-16290
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; President's Volunteer Service Awards (PVSA), Parts A, B, C, D and E
Document Number: 2019-16285
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, CNCS is proposing to renew an information collection. CNCS is soliciting comments concerning its proposed renewal of Parts A, B, C, D, and E of the President's Volunteer Service Awards (PVSA) nomination form, which are used to collect information that allows CNCS and its contractor to verify that individuals, schools, and organizations have fulfilled requirements for the award.
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2019-16267
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
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.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-16249
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
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, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Rulemaking Petition: Amending the Definition of Contribution To Include “Valuable Information”
Document Number: 2019-16240
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On April 29, 2019, the Federal Election Commission received a Petition for Rulemaking asking the Commission to amend the existing regulation defining ``contribution.'' The Commission seeks comments on the Petition.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2019-16236
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
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.
Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments
Document Number: 2019-16231
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, we seek targeted comment on a variety of issues that may affect the provisioning of broadband to MTEs, including exclusive marketing and wiring arrangements, revenue sharing agreements, and state and local regulations. We also seek comment on our legal authority to address broadband, telecommunications, and video deployment and competition in MTEs. The Commission adopted the NPRM in conjunction with a Declaratory Ruling in GN Docket No. 17-142 and MB Docket 17-91.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-16230
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Exogenous Beta- Hydroxybutyrate Nutraceutical Products, DN 3400; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Information Collection Requirement Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority
Document Number: 2019-16208
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
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: 2019-16207
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
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 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 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 Requirement Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority
Document Number: 2019-16206
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
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.
Auction of Construction Permits for Low Power Television and TV Translator Stations Scheduled for September 10, 2019; Notice and Filing Requirements, Minimum Opening Bids, Upfront Payments, and Other Procedures for Auction 104
Document Number: 2019-15811
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document summarizes the procedures, terms and conditions, together with the upfront payment amounts and minimum opening bid amounts, for an upcoming auction of construction permits for low power television station (LPTV) and TV translator stations. The Public Notice summarized here also provides an overview of the post-auction application and payment processes governing Auction 104.
Streamlining the Registration Process for Private Voluntary Organizations
Document Number: 2019-15685
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID is issuing a final rule to rescind the Agency's rules to streamline the registration process for Private Voluntary Organizations (PVOs). Foreign assistance has evolved since the establishment of the requirement that PVOs register with USAID, and a careful review of the Agency's business practices has concluded that there is no longer a need for the current, time-consuming and costly Agency-wide process. The remaining USAID programs required by statute to register PVOs as a condition of eligibility have incorporated a simplified registration process into each of their applications for funding. USAID published the proposed rule and has determined to adopt a final rule to support streamlining the PVO registration process.
Temporary Emergency Committee of the Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2019-16342
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2019-16310
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Qualification Requirements
Document Number: 2019-16196
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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 a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning qualification requirements.
Information Collection: Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Material
Document Number: 2019-16182
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
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, ``Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Material.''
Information Collection: Collection of Research Code Non-Disclosure Agreement Information
Document Number: 2019-16181
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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, ``Collection of Research Code Non-Disclosure Agreement Information.''
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2019-16170
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2019-16153
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, notice is given that the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) proposes to modify an existing system of records entitled, BGFRS-12 ``FRBBank Officers Personnel System.'' BGFRS-12 is a system of records that contains personal information about Federal Reserve Bank officers. It is used by the Human Resources Section within the Board's Division of Reserve Bank Operations and Payment Systems (RBOPS) to assist the Board in its oversight of the Federal Reserve Banks including reviewing Reserve Bank compliance with the Federal Reserve Administration Manual through on-site reviews and off-site monitoring.
Quaker Chemical Corporation and Global Houghton Ltd.; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2019-16152
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent ordersembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Certain Subsea Telecommunication Systems and Components Thereof; Notice of a Commission Determination To Review In Part a Final Initial Determination Finding No Violation of Section 337 and To Extend the Target Date; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions
Document Number: 2019-16151
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in part the Administrative Law Judge's (``ALJ'') final initial determination (``ID''), issued on April 26, 2019, finding no violation of section 337 in the above-referenced investigation and to extend the target date for completion of the above-referenced investigation to September 30, 2019. The Commission requests briefing from the parties on certain issues under review, as indicated in this notice.
Tennessee Valley Authority; Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2019-16147
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) has issued an exemption in response to a July 23, 2018, request from Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA or the licensee) to implement Optimized ZIRLO\TM\ fuel rod cladding at the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant (Watts Bar), Units 1 and 2.
Declaration of a Disaster for the State of PENNSYLVANIA
Document Number: 2019-16139
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of PENNSYLVANIA dated 07/22/2019. Incident: Flash Flooding. Incident Period: 06/20/2019 through 06/21/2019.
FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking; Notice of Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2019-16136
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), and after consultation with the General Services Administration, the Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has determined that renewal of the FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking (the Committee) is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the FDIC by law.
Notice of Availability and Announcement of Public Meeting for the Final Environmental Assessment for the Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building Structural Enhancements Project in San Diego, California
Document Number: 2019-16134
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces the availability of the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed structural enhancement improvements to the existing Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building and United States Courthouse located at 880 Front Street in San Diego, California (Project). The Final EA describes the reason the Project is being proposed; the alternatives that were evaluated; the potential impacts of each of the alternatives on the existing environment; and the proposed avoidance, minimization, and/or mitigation measures related to those alternatives. Based on its finding of no significant impacts, GSA has determined that an Environmental Impact Statement need not be prepared.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Appraisers Building and U.S. Customs House, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2019-16133
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations, and the GSA PBS NEPA Desk Guide, GSA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Assessment (EA) will be prepared for the Appraisers Building and U.S. Customs House Modernization Project, San Francisco, CA (Project).