Market Test of Experimental Product: “Plus One”
The Postal Service gives notice of a market test of an experimental product in accordance with statutory requirements.
Submission for OMB Review; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc)
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 new information collection requirement regarding OMB Control No. 3090-XXXX, Adoption of Construction Project Delivery Method Involving Early Industry EngagementConstruction Manager as Constructor (CMc).
Certain Blood Cholesterol Testing Strips and Associated Systems Containing the Same; Commission Determination To Review in Part a Final Initial Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on the Issues Under Review and on Remedy, the Public Interest, and Bonding; Extension of the Target Date
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in part a final initial determination (``ID'') issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ''), finding a violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930. The Commission requests briefing from the parties on certain issues under review, as indicated in this notice. The Commission also requests briefing from the parties, interested persons, and government agencies on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding. The Commission has also determined to extend the target date for the completion of the above-captioned investigation to October 21, 2019.
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, Unit 1
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of Exelon Generation Company, LLC to withdraw its application dated September 20, 2018, for a proposed amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-50 for the Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, Unit 1. The proposed amendment would have revised Technical Specification 22.214.171.124, ``Inservice Tendon Surveillance Requirements,'' to add the words ``except where an alternative, exemption, or relief has been authorized by the NRC'' to allow NRC-approved exceptions.
Performance Requirements for Residential Gas Furnaces and Boilers; Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or CPSC) is considering developing a rule to address the risk of injury and death associated with carbon monoxide (CO) production and leakage from residential gas furnaces and boilers. This advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) initiates a rulemaking proceeding under the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA). We invite comments concerning the risk of injury associated with CO production and leakage from residential gas furnaces and boilers, the alternatives discussed in this ANPR, and other possible alternatives for addressing the risk. We also invite interested parties to submit existing voluntary standards or a statement of intent to modify or develop a voluntary standard that addresses the risk of injury described in this document.
New Postal Products
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.
Certain Semiconductor Devices, Integrated Circuits, and Consumer Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 24) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ''), granting a motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation.
Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes and Cartridges Containing the Same Notice of Commission Determination To Rescind Remedial Orders; Termination of Enforcement Proceeding
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (``Commission'') has determined to rescind the limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders issued in the above- captioned investigation and to terminate the enforcement proceeding.
Procurement List; Additions and Deletions
This action adds a product and service to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies 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.
Meeting of the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development
The SBA is issuing this notice to announce the location, date, time and agenda for the next meeting of the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development (IATF). The meeting is open to the public.
Presidential Declaration Amendment of a Major Disaster for the State of Ohio
This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Ohio (FEMA-4447-DR), dated 06/18/2019. Incident: Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Landslides. Incident Period: 05/27/2019 through 05/29/2019.
Procurement List; Proposed Additions and Deletions
The Committee is proposing to add products and a 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 services previously furnished by such agencies.
Notice of Availability of the Final Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation (CEE) for Continuation and Modernization of McMurdo Station Area Activities in Antarctica
The National Science Foundation (NSF) gives notice of the availability of the Final Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation (CEE) for Continuation and Modernization of McMurdo Station Area Activities, pursuant to the Antarctic Conservation Act, as amended, its implementing regulations, and in accordance with the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty. The proposed activity would implement modernization projects at McMurdo Station while continuing United States Antarctic Program (USAP) science and operations at McMurdo Station and locations supported by the Station.
Certain Mobile Devices With Multifunction Emulators; Institution of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 12, 2019, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Dynamics Inc. of Cheswick, Pennsylvania. A supplement to the complaint was filed on July 15, 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 mobile devices with multifunction emulators by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,827,153 (``the '153 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,032,100 (``the '100 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,223,631 (``the '631 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 10,255,545 (``the '545 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, Units 1 and 2
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of exemptions in response to a December 13, 2018, request from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E, the licensee) for Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant (Diablo Canyon), Units 1 and 2. One exemption would allow the licensee to use an amount of funds from the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Decommissioning Trust (NDT) for decommissioning planning above the amount limitations specified in NRC's regulations. Another exemption would allow the licensee to use withdrawals from the NDT to fund planning activities associated with spent fuel management and site restoration. The NRC staff is issuing a final environmental assessment (EA) and final finding of no significant impact (FONSI) associated with the proposed exemptions.
Advanced Power Reactor 1400 (APR1400) Design Certification
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is confirming the effective date of September 19, 2019, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on May 22, 2019. This direct final rule amended NRC's regulations to certify the Advanced Power Reactor 1400 standard design so that applicants or licensees intending to construct and operate an Advanced Power Reactor 1400 standard design may do so by referencing the design certification rule.
Standard Review Plan for Spent Fuel Transportation
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requests public comment on draft NUREG-2216, Revision 0, ``Standard Review Plan for Spent Fuel Transportation''. This Standard Review Plan (SRP) provides guidance to NRC staff for reviewing an application for package approval. NRC approval of a package design typically results in issuance of a certificate of compliance (CoC) or a letter amendment for a transportation package. This draft SRP will replace NUREG-1609, ``Standard Review Plan for Transportation Packages for Radioactive Material'', NUREG-1617, ``Standard Review Plan for Transportation Packages for Spent Nuclear Fuel'', and all Interim Staff Guidance (ISGs) that were used to enhance these NUREGs.
Labor-Management Relations Information Collection Requests
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Portland General Electric Company; Eugene Water and Electric Board, and PacifiCorp; Trojan Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a renewed license to Portland General Electric (PGE), Eugene Water and Electric Board, and PacifiCorp (together ``licensee'') for Special Nuclear Materials (SNM) License No. SNM-2509 for the receipt, possession, transfer, and storage of spent fuel from the Trojan Nuclear Plant in the Trojan Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI), located in Columbia County, Oregon. The renewed license authorizes operation of the Trojan ISFSI in accordance with the provisions of the renewed license and its technical specifications. The renewed license expires on March 31, 2059.
Product Change-Priority Mail and First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
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.
Investor Advisory Committee Meeting
The Securities and Exchange Commission Investor Advisory Committee, established pursuant to Section 911 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, is providing notice that it will hold a telephonic public meeting. The public is invited to submit written statements to the Committee.
Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR): Leave and Holidays for U.S. Personal Services Contractors, Including Family and Medical Leave
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hereby further amends a proposed rule published in the Federal Register on June 21, 2019 regarding amending the AIDAR to revise the General Provision contract clause (hereafter ``clause'') 5 entitled ``Leave and Holidays (APR 1997)'' for U.S. personal services contractors (USPSCs.) This action addresses conforming changes to annual and sick leave, and compensatory time off.
Children's Television Programming Rules; Modernization of Media Regulation Initiative
In this document, the Commission updates the children's television programming rules to reflect the changes to the media landscape since these rules were first adopted in the 1990s following passage of the Children's Television Act of 1990 (CTA). The revised rules will give broadcasters greater flexibility in serving the educational and informational needs of children, allow broadcasters to offer more diverse and innovative educational programming, and relieve unnecessary burdens on broadcasters, while also ensuring that high quality educational programming remains available to all children.
Children's Television Programming Rules
In this document, the Commission seeks further comment on the creation of a framework under which a broadcaster could satisfy its children's programming obligations by relying in part on special efforts to produce or support Core Programming aired on another station or stations in the market. The Children's Television Act (CTA) permits the Commission to consider special sponsorship efforts, in addition to consideration of a licensee's programming, in evaluating whether a licensee has served the educational and informational needs of children. The Commission invites commenters to submit proposals detailing a specific framework under which special sponsorship efforts may be considered as part of a broadcaster's license renewal.
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.- China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ``the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of China.'' Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on September 4, 2019 on ``U.S.-China Relations in 2019: A Year in Review.''
Boston Scientific Corporation; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
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.
Surety Bond Guarantee Program Fees
This document announces a one-year extension of the temporary decrease in the guarantee fees that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) charges all Surety companies and Principals on each guaranteed bond (other than a bid bond) issued in SBA's Surety Bond Guarantee (SBG) Program.
Maximum Per Diem Reimbursement Rates for the Continental United States (CONUS)
The GSA Fiscal Year FY 2020 per diem reimbursement rates review has resulted in lodging and meal allowance changes for certain locations within CONUS to provide for reimbursement of Federal employees' subsistence expenses while on official travel.