Agencies and Commissions 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod From Thailand; Determination
Document Number: 2019-26581
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Acetone From Singapore and Spain
Document Number: 2019-26546
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Silicon Metal From Russia; Scheduling of a Full Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2019-26532
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of a full review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on silicon metal from Russia would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.
Notice of Approval of Alternative Arbitration Procedure; American Arbitration Association
Document Number: 2019-26519
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This notice advises interested persons that the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has approved a request from the American Arbitration Association (AAA) for approval of an alternative arbitration procedure.
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2019-26514
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission's consideration concerning a negotiated service agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Relocation Allowances: Taxes on Travel, Transportation, and Relocation Expenses
Document Number: 2019-26511
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The purpose of this notice is to inform Federal agencies that FTR Bulletin 20-02, pertaining to travel, transportation, and relocation allowances impacted by recent changes to Federal tax law, has been published and is now available online at www.gsa.gov/ ftrbulletin. This bulletin contains certain examples and tables that were removed from the FTR as a result of FTR Amendment 2020-02, published by GSA on November 25, 2019, and issued as a direct final rule. This bulletin also rescinds FTR Bulletins 18-05 and 19-02 now that FTR Amendment 2020-02 has been issued, amending the FTR in line with changes to the Internal Revenue Code.
Florida Power & Light Company; Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Unit Nos. 3 and 4
Document Number: 2019-26500
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued Subsequent Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. DPR-31 and DPR-41 to Florida Power & Light Company (FPL or licensee), operator of the Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Unit Nos. 3 and 4 (Turkey Point). The NRC has prepared a record of decision (ROD) that supports the NRC's decision to issue Subsequent Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. DPR-31 and DPR-41.
Pro Bono Innovation Fund Request for Letters of Intent To Apply for 2020 Grant Funding
Document Number: 2019-26499
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) issues this Notice describing the conditions for submitting Letters of Intent to Apply for 2020 Pro Bono Innovation Fund grants.
Homestake Mining Company of California; Grants Reclamation Project
Document Number: 2019-26493
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an environmental assessment (EA) and a finding of no significant impact (FONSI) regarding a request from Homestake Mining Company (HMC) of California for approval of an amendment to HMC Radioactive Materials License SUA-1471 to add zeolite water treatment systems. HMC is authorized to manage a groundwater restoration program to restore the concentrations of the constituents of concern to the acceptable groundwater standards at its Grants Reclamation Project site in Milan, New Mexico, under NRC License SUA-1471, issued originally in 1988.
Periodic Reporting
Document Number: 2019-26488
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is acknowledging a recent filing requesting the Commission initiate a rulemaking proceeding to consider changes to analytical principles relating to periodic reports (Proposal Ten). This document informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Rules Regarding the Frequency and Notice of Continuing Disability Reviews; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2019-26485
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
On November 18, 2019, we published the proposed rule Rules Regarding the Frequency and Notice of Continuing Disability Reviews in the Federal Register, and solicited public comments. We provided a 60- day comment period ending January 17, 2020. We are extending the comment period for 15 days.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2019-26480
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
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.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2019-26479
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
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.
Regulatory Capital Rules: Risk-Based Capital Requirements for Depository Institution Holding Companies Significantly Engaged in Insurance Activities; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2019-26475
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
On October 24, 2019, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board), published in the Federal Register a proposal to establish risk-based capital requirements for depository institution holding companies that are significantly engaged in insurance activities. The Board has determined that an extension of the comment period until January 22, 2020, is appropriate.
Registration and Compliance Requirements for Commodity Pool Operators (CPOs) and Commodity Trading Advisors: Family Offices and Exempt CPOs
Document Number: 2019-26162
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) is adopting certain amendments to its regulations applicable to commodity pool operators (CPOs) and commodity trading advisors (CTAs). The amendments (Final Rules) are consistent with no-action and exemptive letters issued by the Commission's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO). The amendments provide an exemption from registration for CPOs and CTAs of family offices; adopt exemptive relief consistent with the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012 by permitting general solicitation under applicable Commission regulations; and clarify that non-U.S. persons, regardless of financial sophistication, are permitted participants in pools exempt under the applicable Commission regulation.
Registration and Compliance Requirements for Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors: Registered Investment Companies, Business Development Companies, and Definition of Reporting Person
Document Number: 2019-26161
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) is adopting certain amendments containing the regulations applicable to commodity pool operators (CPOs) and commodity trading advisors (CTAs). The amendments (Final Rules) are consistent with and/or expand upon no- action and exemptive letters issued by the Commission's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO). In particular, the Commission intends to increase regulatory certainty by amending two regulations. In the first, the Commission is providing clarification that the exclusion from the CPO definition currently provided for a registered investment company (RIC) should be claimed by the entity most commonly understood to solicit for or ``operate'' the RIC, i.e., its investment adviser, and is adding an exclusion for the investment advisers of business development companies (BDCs), which share many operational similarities with RICs. In the second, the Commission is adopting amendments to the ``Reporting Person'' definition that would eliminate the filing requirements for Forms CPO-PQR and CTA-PR for certain classes of CPOs and CTAs.
Floating Cabins
Document Number: 2019-25934
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is proposing to amend its regulations that govern floating cabins located on the Tennessee River System. The mooring of floating cabins on the Tennessee River System, if left unaddressed, would pose unacceptable risks to navigation, safety, the environment, and public lands.
Investment Adviser Advertisements; Compensation for Solicitations
Document Number: 2019-24651
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission (the ``Commission'' or the ``SEC'') is proposing amendments under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the ``Advisers Act'' or the ``Act'') to the rules that prohibit certain investment adviser advertisements and payments to solicitors, respectively. The proposed amendments to the advertising rule reflect market developments since the rule's adoption in 1961. The proposed amendments to the solicitation rule update its coverage to reflect regulatory changes and the evolution of industry practices since we adopted the rule in 1979. The Commission is also proposing amendments to Form ADV that are designed to provide the Commission with additional information regarding advisers' advertising practices. Finally, the Commission is proposing amendments under the Advisers Act to the books and records rule, to correspond to the proposed changes to the advertising and solicitation rules.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-26613
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Railroad Retirement Board, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting; National Science Board
Document Number: 2019-26606
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act: Notice of Agency Meeting
Document Number: 2019-26568
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-26509
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-26496
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2019-26474
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Information Collection: Suspicious Activity Reporting Using the Protected Web Server
Document Number: 2019-26469
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
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, ``Suspicious Activity Reporting Using the Protected Web Server.''
Certain Laparoscopic Surgical Staplers, Reload Cartridges, and Components Thereof; Notice of Correction Concerning Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainants' Unopposed Motion To Amend the Complaint, Case Caption, and Notice of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-26462
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Correction is made to notice 84 FR 65174, which was published on November 26, 2019, to replace the investigation number listed as ``337-TA-1100'' in the case caption, with ``337-TA-1167.''
Allocation of Assets in Single-Employer Plans; Valuation of Benefits and Assets; Expected Retirement Age
Document Number: 2019-26456
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This rule amends the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's regulation on Allocation of Assets in Single-Employer Plans by substituting a new table for determining expected retirement ages for participants in pension plans undergoing distress or involuntary termination with valuation dates falling in 2020. This table is needed to compute the value of early retirement benefits and, thus, the total value of benefits under a plan.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2019-26449
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
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 of 1995 (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.
Connect America Fund
Document Number: 2019-26448
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) reviews performance measures established by the Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB), the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, and the Office of Engineering and Technology (collectively the Bureaus) for recipients of Connect America Fund (CAF) high-cost universal service support to ensure that those standards strike the right balance between ensuring effective use of universal service funds while granting the flexibility providers need given the practicalities of network deployment in varied circumstances.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request; Awardee Reporting Requirements for the Established Program To Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Research Infrastructure Improvement Programs
Document Number: 2019-26443
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans to renew this collection. In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are providing opportunity for public comment on this action. After obtaining and considering public comment, NSF will prepare the submission requesting Office of Management and Budget (OMB) clearance of this collection for no longer than 3 years. Comments: Comments are invited on (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (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.
Agency Action Regarding the Exploratory Process for the Development of an Advanced Nuclear Reactor; Generic Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2019-26442
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On November 15, 2019 and November 20, 2019, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) held public meetings and solicited comments on the exploratory process to determine whether to proceed with the development of generic environmental impact statement for the construction and operation of advanced nuclear reactors (ANR GEIS). The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on December 31, 2019. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments. The NRC originally planned to hold a workshop on the exploratory process in December 2019. The workshop has been rescheduled for January 8, 2020. The meeting information will be posted on the NRC's public website.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2019-26439
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission's consideration concerning a negotiated service agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Notice of Termination of Receiverships
Document Number: 2019-26417
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Product Change-Priority Mail Express Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2019-26416
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Final Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-26415
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Export-Import Bank, Agencies and Commissions
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM), as a part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to comment on the proposed information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This collection allows insured/guaranteed parties and insurance brokers to report overdue payments from the borrower and/or guarantor. To facilitate completion, the form includes many checkboxes and self-populating fields. Also, customers can submit it electronically through EXIM Online, replacing paper reporting. EXIM provides insurance, loans, and loan guarantees for the financing of exports of goods and services. The form can be viewed at: https://www.exim.gov/sites/default/ files//forms/eib09-01_0.pdf.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-26414
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Export-Import Bank, Agencies and Commissions
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank), as a part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to comment on the proposed information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Application for Special Buyer Credit Limit under the Multi-Buyer Export Credit Insurance Policy is used by policyholders, the majority of whom are U.S. small businesses, who export U.S. goods and services. This application provides EXIM Bank with the credit information necessary to make a determination of eligibility of a transaction for EXIM Bank support with a foreign buyer credit request and to obtain legislatively required assurance of repayment and fulfills other statutory requirements. The application can be reviewed at: http://www.exim.gov/sites/default/files/pub/ pending/eib-92-51.pdf Application for Special Buyer Credit Limit Multi- buyer Credit Insurance Policy.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-26413
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Export-Import Bank, Agencies and Commissions
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to comment on the proposed information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. EXIM Bank has an electronic disbursement approval processing system for guaranteed lenders with Credit Guarantee Facilities. After a Credit Guarantee Facility (CGF) has been authorized by EXIM Bank and legal documentation has been completed, the lender will obtain and review the required disbursement documents (e.g., invoices, bills of lading, Exporter's Certificate, etc.) and will disburse the proceeds of the loan for eligible goods and services. In order to obtain approval of the disbursement, the lender will access and complete an electronic questionnaire through EXIM Bank's online application system (EXIM Online). Using the form, the lender will input key data and request EXIM Bank's approval of the disbursement. EXIM Bank's action (approved or denied) is posted on the lender's history page. The information collected in the questionnaire will assist EXIM Bank in determining that each disbursement under a Medium-Term Guarantee meets all the terms and conditions for approval. The information collection tool can be reviewed at: http:// exim.gov/sites/default/files/pub/pending/eib12-02.pdf.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-26412
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Export-Import Bank, Agencies and Commissions
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to comment on the proposed information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. EXIM Bank has an electronic disbursement approval processing system for guarantee lenders with transactions documented under Medium-Term Master Guarantee Agreements. After an export transaction has been authorized by EXIM Bank and legal documentation has been completed, the lender will obtain and review the required disbursement documents (e.g., invoices, bills of lading, Exporter's Certificate, etc.) and will disburse the proceeds of the loan for eligible goods and services. In order to obtain approval of the disbursement, the lender will access and complete an electronic questionnaire through EXIM Bank's online application system (EXIM Online). Using the form, the lender will input key data and request EXIM Bank's approval of the disbursement. EXIM Bank's action (approved or denied) is posted on the lender's history page. The information collected in the questionnaire will assist EXIM Bank in determining that each disbursement under a Medium-Term Guarantee meets all the terms and conditions for approval. The information collection tool can be reviewed at: http:// exim.gov/sites/default/files/pub/pending/eib12-01.pdf.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-26411
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Export-Import Bank, Agencies and Commissions
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to comment on the proposed information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Ex-Im Bank's borrowers, financial institution policy holders and guaranteed lenders provide this form to U.S. exporters, who certify to the eligibility of their exports for Ex- Im Bank support. For direct loans and loan guarantees, the completed form is required to be submitted at time of disbursement and held by either the guaranteed lender or Ex-Im Bank. For MT insurance, the completed forms are held by the financial institution, only to be submitted to Ex-Im Bank in the event of a claim filing. Ex-Im Bank uses the referenced form to obtain exporter certifications regarding the export transaction, content sourcing, and their eligibility to participate in USG programs with respect to co-financed transactions. These details are necessary to determine the value and legitimacy of Ex-Im Bank financing support and claims submitted. It also provides the financial institutions a check on the export transaction's eligibility at the time it is fulfilling a financing request. The information collection tool can be reviewed at: http:// www.exim.gov/sites/default/files/pub/pending/eib15-04.pdf.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2019-26410
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Lazard Asset Management LLC and Lazard ESC Funds LLC
Document Number: 2019-26407
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Extension of Comment Period for Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for Soil Cleanup Activities at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL)
Document Number: 2019-26398
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for Soil Cleanup Activities at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) was published in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on October 25, 2019, (Document Number 2019-23364, pages 57490-57491). The forty- five (45) day comment period is extended for thirty (30) days.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2019-26390
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission's consideration concerning a negotiated service agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.