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Global Partners LP and Richard Wiehl; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2021-28345
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-30
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 Proposed 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.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2021-28369
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-30
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain High-Performance Gravity-Fed Water Filters and Products Containing the Same, DN 3588; 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.
Copyright Claims Board: Representation by Law Students and of Business Entities
Document Number: 2021-28154
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-30
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions, Copyright Office
The U.S. Copyright Office is issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking to establish procedures governing the appearance of law student representatives and employees of business entities in proceedings before the Copyright Claims Board.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2022-03; Introduction
Document Number: 2021-28084
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2022-03. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Trade Agreements Thresholds
Document Number: 2021-28083
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to incorporate revised thresholds for application of the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement and the Free Trade Agreements, as determined by the United States Trade Representative.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2022-03; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2021-28082
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document is issued under the joint authority of DoD, GSA, and NASA. This Small Entity Compliance Guide has been prepared in accordance with section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996. It consists of a summary of the rule appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2022-03, which amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Interested parties may obtain further information regarding this rule by referring to FAC 2022-03, which precedes this document.
Internal Personnel Rules and Practices of the NTSB; Corrections
Document Number: 2021-27300
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-30
Agency: National Transportation Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
This document corrects the wording reflected in various sections in part 801 as a result of the amendatory language in the interim final rule (IFR) published in the Federal Register (FR) on October 4, 2021. The IFR amended part 801, in pertinent part, by revising all references to ``public reading room'' to read ``electronic reading room''. Consequently, that revision resulted in needless repetition of ``electronic reading room'' in several part 801 regulations. This correction amends the affected regulations to reflect the agency's original intent.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2021-28464
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-30
Agency: Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2021-28388
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-30
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Petition for Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding
Document Number: 2021-28295
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-30
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Carri Bennet, on behalf of The Rural Wireless Association, Inc.
Media Bureau Extends Comment and Reply Comment Deadlines for FM Directional Antenna NPRM
Document Number: 2021-28288
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-30
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission grants a motion for extension of time in the Updating FM Broadcast Radio Service Directional Antenna Performance Verification proceeding, to extend the comment and reply comment deadlines.
Advanced Methods To Target and Eliminate Unlawful Robocalls-Petition for Reconsideration and Request for Clarification of USTelecom-The Broadband Association
Document Number: 2021-28218
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-30
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) seeks comment on whether and how to transition away from the use of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Code 603 for purposes of the immediate notification of call blocking requirement and toward full implementation of SIP Codes 607 and 608. The Commission also seeks comment on any potential costs and benefits associated with phasing out SIP Code 603 for purposes of the immediate notification requirement, and the burden, if any, on small businesses.
Advanced Methods To Target and Eliminate Unlawful Robocalls-Petition for Reconsideration and Request for Clarification of USTelecom-The Broadband Association
Document Number: 2021-28212
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-30
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) reconsiders and clarifies certain aspects of the transparency and redress requirements previously adopted to ensure that voice service providers continue to block unwanted and illegal calls, while also protecting the interests of legitimate callers and consumers, also, granting a waiver to allow voice service providers terminating a call on an internet protocol (IP) network to use Session Initiation Protocol (SIP).
Variant Alternative Income Fund, et al.
Document Number: 2021-28324
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Wireline Competition Bureau Seeks Comment on the Implementation of the Affordable Connectivity Program
Document Number: 2021-27775
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In the document, the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) seeks comment on the requirements for the Affordable Connectivity Program and a timeline for its rapid implementation.
Convergent Capital Partners II, L.P.; Surrender of License of Small Business Investment Company
Document Number: 2021-28261
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Data Collection Available for Public Comments
Document Number: 2021-28260
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Small Business Administration (SBA) intends to request approval, from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of information described below. The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) requires federal agencies to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information before submission to OMB, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice complies with that requirement.
FMI Funds, Inc., et al.
Document Number: 2021-28235
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Capital Group ETF Trust, et al.
Document Number: 2021-28234
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Projects Approved for Consumptive Uses of Water
Document Number: 2021-28228
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Susquehanna River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice lists the projects approved by rule by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission during the period set forth in DATES.
Partitioning, Disaggregation, and Leasing of Spectrum
Document Number: 2021-27493
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission or FCC) proposed an Enhanced Competition Incentive Program to encourage licensees to offer opportunities for small carriers, Tribal Nations, and entities committing to serve rural areas to obtain spectrum via lease, partition, or disaggregation. The Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeks comment on the proposed Enhanced Competition Incentive Program, its incentives, and waste, fraud, and abuse protections, as well as additional proposals including alternative construction benchmarks for all wireless radio service licensees and flexibility to reaggregate licenses.
Information Collections Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2021-28290
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
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 Collections Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority
Document Number: 2021-28289
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
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.
Entergy Operations, Inc; Waterford Steam Electric Station; Unit 3
Document Number: 2021-28279
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued an exemption in response to an October 12, 2021, request from Entergy Operations, Inc., as supplemented on December 13, 2021. The licensee requested a one-time schedular exemption for Waterford Steam Electric Station, Unit 3, to postpone the current scheduled Emergency Preparedness (EP) biennial exercise until Calendar Year 2022. This postponement is due to the impact of Hurricane Ida on the Waterford site, the State of Louisiana and the local government agencies, as they continue to respond to the aftermath of the Hurricane Ida.
Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact of Morris Operation Decommissioning Funding Plans
Document Number: 2021-28278
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this notice regarding the issuance of a final Environmental Assessment (EA) and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for its review and approval of the initial and updated decommissioning funding plans submitted by GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas, LLC, for the Morris Operation Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2021-28301
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2021-28293
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden.
Notice of Agreement Filed
Document Number: 2021-28272
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Located in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2021-28265
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (FEMA4631DR), dated 12/21/2021. Incident: Wildfires. Incident Period: 07/12/2021 through 08/08/2021.
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for the State of Alabama
Document Number: 2021-28264
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Alabama (FEMA-4632-DR), dated 12/21/2021. Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding. Incident Period: 10/06/2021 through 10/07/2021.
Revision of Fees for the Criminal History Program: Fee Recovery for Fiscal Year 2022
Document Number: 2021-28262
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will increase the current fee of 10 dollars assessed to applicants and licensees for criminal history record checks to 35 dollars. This fee increase is necessary to recover the full cost for the administration of the Criminal History Program (CHP). Information regarding this change can be found on the NRC's CHP public website at https://www.nrc.gov/ security/chp.html and in the CHP users guide at https://www.nrc.gov/ site-help/e-submittals/criminal-history-user-guide.pdf.
Actions Taken at December 17, 2021 Meeting
Document Number: 2021-28227
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Susquehanna River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its regular business meeting held on December 17, 2021, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the Commission approved the applications of certain water resources projects, and took additional actions, as set forth in the Supplementary Information below.
Grandfathering (GF) Registration Notice
Document Number: 2021-28226
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-29
Agency: Susquehanna River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice lists Grandfathering Registration for projects by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission during the period set forth in DATES.
Privacy Act of 1974; New System of Records
Document Number: 2021-28222
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-28
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a, the Federal Election Commission (``the FEC'' or ``the Commission'' or ''the agency'') is publishing for comment a new system of records that is maintained by the Commission. This new system has been entitled FEC 17, Reasonable Accommodation. This system has been proposed as a result of a reevaluation of the manner in which the Commission maintains records.
692nd Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS)
Document Number: 2021-28188
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions