Agencies and Commissions 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Holtec Decommissioning International, LLC; Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
Document Number: 2019-27658
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued exemptions in response to a request from the licensee regarding certain emergency planning (EP) requirements. The exemptions eliminate the requirements to maintain an offsite radiological emergency preparedness plan and reduce the scope of onsite EP activities at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, based on the reduced risks of accidents that could result in an offsite radiological release at a decommissioning nuclear power reactor.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB
Document Number: 2019-27655
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) is adopting two proposals to extend for three years, with revision, the Capital Assessments and Stress Testing Reports (FR Y-14A/Q/M; OMB No. 7100-0341). The revisions are applicable with as of dates ranging from December 31, 2019, to December 31, 2020. This final notice is adopting two proposals previously published separately: One proposing to incorporate current expected credit loss (CECL) methodology revisions into the FR Y-14A/Q/M reports (CECL proposal), and the other proposal to incorporate non-CECL methodology revisions into the FR Y-14A/Q/M reports (non-CECL proposal).
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2019-27654
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
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.
Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Duplication of Programming on Commonly Owned Radio Stations, Modernization of Media Initiative
Document Number: 2019-27645
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document seeks comment on whether the Commission should modify or eliminate its rule (the radio duplication rule) that bars same-service (AM or FM) commercial radio stations from duplicating more than 25% of their total hours of programming in an average broadcast week if the stations have 50% or more contour overlap and are commonly owned or subject to a time brokerage agreement.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Partially or Fully Assembled into Other Products: Advice on the Probable Economic Effect of Certain Modifications to the Safeguard Measure
Document Number: 2019-27627
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt on December 6, 2019, of a request from the United States Trade Representative (USTR), the Commission instituted Investigation No. TA-201-75 (Modification), Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Partially or Fully Assembled Into Other Products: Advice on the Probable Economic Effect of Certain Modifications to the Safeguard Measure under section 204(a)(4) of the Trade Act of 1974 (Trade Act) to advise the President of the probable economic effect on the domestic crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) cell and module manufacturing industry of modifying the safeguard measure on imports of CSPV products, as described in Proclamation 9693 of January 23, 2018.
Notice of the FDIC's Response to Exception Requests Pursuant to Recordkeeping for Timely Deposit Insurance Determination
Document Number: 2019-27626
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with its rule regarding recordkeeping for timely deposit insurance determination, the FDIC is providing notice to covered institutions that it has granted a time-limited exception concerning the requirement to maintain official custodian information in deposit account records for government deposit accounts, a time- limited exception concerning the requirement to maintain accurate beneficiary information in deposit account records for informal revocable trust accounts, and an indefinite exception concerning the requirement to maintain certain identifying information for beneficial owners of deposits in low balance, short-term prepaid card accounts.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2019-27621
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
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.
Information Collections Being Submitted for Review and Approval to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2019-27620
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority
Document Number: 2019-27619
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
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.
Low Power Television Digital Rules
Document Number: 2019-27614
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Media Bureau seeks to update the record in MB Docket No. 03-185 on the operation of analog radio services by digital low power television stations (LPTV) as ancillary or supplementary services.
Petition for Reconsideration of Action in Proceeding
Document Number: 2019-27608
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's proceeding listed below by James U. Troup, on behalf of Iowa Network Services, Inc. d/b/a Aureon Network Services.
Target set Identification and Development for Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2019-27606
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 5.81, ``Target set Identification and Development for Nuclear Power Plants,'' as a final RG. RG 5.81 provides guidance the NRC considers acceptable for applicant or licensee analysis, development, documentation, and reevaluation of target set elements and target sets, including preventive operator actions that may be credited to prevent core damage (e.g., non- localized fuel melting, and/or core destruction) or loss of spent fuel coolant and exposure of spent fuel. This revision of the guide (Revision 1) clarifies issues that have been identified through interactions with stakeholders and inspection activities since the original publication of the guide.
Transfer of Market Dominant Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2019-27605
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service request to transfer five negotiated service agreements from the market dominant product list in the Mail Classification Schedule to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Procedures Related to Commission Views
Document Number: 2019-27604
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission proposes revisions to its rules related to the Commission's process for developing views submitted to the Secretary of State on certain international mail matters. The Commission invites public comment on the propose rules.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB
Document Number: 2019-27601
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) is adopting a proposal to extend without revision, the Notice of Branch Closure (FR 4031; OMB No. 7100-0264).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB
Document Number: 2019-27600
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
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, with revision, the Notice by Financial Institutions of Government Securities Broker or Government Securities Dealer Activities and the Notice by Financial Institutions of Termination of Activities as a Government Securities Broker or Government Securities Dealer (Form G-FIN and Form G-FINW; OMB No. 7100-0224). The revisions are effective immediately.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB
Document Number: 2019-27599
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
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 Savings Association Holding Company Report (FR LL-(b)11; OMB No. 7100- 0334). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Federal Reserve Board Clearance OfficerNuha ElmaghrabiOffice of the Chief Data Officer, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551, (202) 452-3829. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Desk OfficerShagufta AhmedOffice of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395-6974. A copy of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) OMB submission, including the reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB's public docket files. These documents also are available on the Federal Reserve Board's public website at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/reportforms/ review.aspx or may be requested from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears above.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB
Document Number: 2019-27598
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
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 Transfer Agent Registration and Amendment Form (Form TA-1; OMB No. 7100-0099).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB
Document Number: 2019-27597
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
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, with revision, the Notice of Mutual Holding Company Reorganization (FR MM-10(o)-1), Application for Approval of a Stock Issuance by a Subsidiary Holding Company of a Mutual Holding Company (FR MM-10(o)-2), Application for Conversion of a Mutual Holding Company to Stock Form (FR MM-AC), Proxy Statement (FR MM-PS), Offering Circular (FR MM-OC), and Order Form (FR MM-OF) (OMB No. 7100-0340). The revisions are applicable as of January 1, 2020.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM 100 Multipurpose Canister Cask System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1014, Amendment Nos. 11, 12, 13, and 14; Corrections
Document Number: 2019-27595
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published three direct final rules in the Federal Register on December 12, 2018, February 26, 2019, and October 3, 2019, that amended its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International HI-STORM 100 Multipurpose Canister Cask System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Amendment Nos. 11, 12, 13, and 14, respectively, to Certificate of Compliance No. 1014. The technical specifications for Amendment Nos. 11, 12, 13, and 14 contained minor editorial and non-substantive errors. The purpose of this action is to correct these errors.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2019-27566
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
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.
Criteria for Preparation and Evaluation of Radiological Emergency Response Plans and Preparedness in Support of Nuclear Power Plants (NUREG-0654/FEMA-REP-1, Rev. 2)
Document Number: 2019-27435
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), concurrently with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is issuing final guidance document entitled, ``Criteria for Preparation and Evaluation of Radiological Emergency Response Plans and Preparedness in Support of Nuclear Power Plants; Rev. 2'' (NUREG-0654/FEMA-REP-1, Rev. 2).
Rescission of Statements of Policy
Document Number: 2019-27225
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
In an ongoing effort to streamline issuances by the FDIC to the public and to ensure that such issuances are timely, relevant, and effective, the FDIC initiated a comprehensive review of its Statements of Policy to identify those that were outdated. Additionally, the FDIC, in the 2017 report required by the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act, committed to reviewing published guidance to identify any guidance that should be revised or rescinded because it is out-of-date or otherwise no longer relevant. In furtherance of these initiatives, the FDIC Board of Directors approved a proposal to rescind four FDIC Statements of Policy, which was published in the Federal Register on September 30, 2019, with a 30-day comment period. The FDIC did not receive any comments on the proposed rescission of these Statements of Policy and is rescinding them effective December 31, 2019.
Exemption From the Swap Clearing Requirement for Certain Affiliated Entities-Alternative Compliance Frameworks for Anti-Evasionary Measures
Document Number: 2019-27207
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission or CFTC) is proposing revisions to the Commission regulation that exempts certain affiliated entities within a corporate group from the swap clearing requirement under the applicable provision of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA or Act). The revisions concern the anti-evasionary condition that swaps subject to the clearing requirement entered into with unaffiliated counterparties either be cleared or be eligible for an exception to or exemption from the clearing requirement. Specifically, the revisions would make permanent certain temporary alternative compliance frameworks intended to make this anti-evasionary condition workable for international corporate groups in the absence of foreign clearing regimes determined to be comparable to U.S. requirements.
Negotiability Proceedings
Document Number: 2019-27193
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Federal Labor Relations Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) intends to revise the regulations governing negotiability appeals to better ``expedite proceedings,'' consistent with Congress's direction, and with the FLRA's goal in its strategic plan to ``ensure quality, timely . . . decision-making processes.'' The proposed rule is designed to streamline the adjudication process for negotiability appeals, resulting in more timely decisions for the parties.
Rule Exempting an Amended System of Records From Certain Provisions of the Privacy Act
Document Number: 2019-26820
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: National Labor Relations Board, Agencies and Commissions
On February 24, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board published in the Federal Register a comprehensive amendment of its procedural regulations that revised a section in its entirety, but inadvertently failed to include two paragraphs. This document corrects those regulations to include the paragraphs that were inadvertently repealed.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-27530
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice.
Collection of Information; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request-Follow-Up Activities for Product-Related Injuries Including NEISS
Document Number: 2019-27509
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announces that the CPSC has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), a request for extension of approval of a collection of information previously approved under OMB Control No. 3041-0029, on consumer product-related injury data, and follow-up activities for product-related injuries. On October 8, 2019, CPSC published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the agency's intent to seek this extension. CPSC made available a copy of the supporting statement, ``PRI ICR 2019 60-day,'' under Supporting and Related Materials in Docket No. CPSC-2009-0102. CPSC received no comments in response to that notice. By publication of this notice, the Commission announces that CPSC has submitted to the OMB a request for extension of approval of that collection of information, without change.
Collection of Information; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request-Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database
Document Number: 2019-27508
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announces that the CPSC has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for extension of approval of a collection of information for the Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database, previously under OMB Control No. 3041-0146. On October 8, 2019, the CPSC published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the agency's intent to seek this extension. CPSC made a copy of the supporting statement available under Supporting and Related Materials under Docket No. CPSC-2010-0041. CPSC received no comments in response to that notice. By publication of this notice, the Commission announces that CPSC has submitted to the OMB a request for extension of approval of that collection of information, without change.
Information Collection Approved by the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2019-27502
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved a new information collection associated with the Commission's 833 Auction Procedures Public Notice (FCC 19-75) (Public Notice), for a period of three years pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number, and no person is required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. Comments concerning the accuracy of the burden estimates and any suggestions for reducing the burden should be directed to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below.
Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2019-27501
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
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.
Credit Risk Retention-Notice of Commencement of Review
Document Number: 2019-27490
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Federal Housing Finance Agency
The OCC, Board, FDIC, Commission, FHFA, and HUD (the agencies) are providing notice of the commencement of the review of the definition of qualified residential mortgage; the community-focused residential mortgage exemption; and the exemption for qualifying three- to-four unit residential mortgage loans, in each case as currently set forth in the Credit Risk Retention Regulations (as defined below) as adopted by the agencies.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-27486
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC requests that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extend for three years the FTC's portion of the information collection requirements contained in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Regulation N (the Mortgage Acts and PracticesAdvertising Rule). The FTC shares enforcement of Regulation N with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). That clearance expires on January 31, 2020.
Procurement List; Proposed Addition and Deletions
Document Number: 2019-27470
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is proposing to add 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 services previously furnished by such agencies.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2019-27469
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions