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Harbor Funds and Harbor Capital Advisors, Inc.
Document Number: 2018-00431
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on APR1400; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2018-00424
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Procurement List; Proposed Additions
Document Number: 2018-00423
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is proposing to add a product and a service to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
Procurement List; Deletions
Document Number: 2018-00422
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
This action deletes products from the Procurement List previously furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
Adjustment of Civil Penalties for Inflation
Document Number: 2018-00406
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is required to amend its regulations annually to adjust for inflation the maximum civil penalty for failure to provide certain notices or other material information and for failure to provide certain multiemployer plan notices.
Rules of Practice and Procedure
Document Number: 2018-00403
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The FDIC is adjusting the maximum amount of each civil money penalty (CMP) within its jurisdiction to account for inflation. This action is required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Adjustment Act).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-00396
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Adjustment of Civil Penalties for Inflation for Fiscal Year 2018
Document Number: 2018-00368
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations to adjust the maximum Civil Monetary Penalties (CMPs) it can assess under statutes enforced by the agency. These changes are mandated by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (FCPIAA), as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Improvements Act). The NRC is amending its regulations to adjust the maximum CMP for a violation of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (AEA), or any regulation or order issued under the AEA from $285,057 to $290,875 per violation, per day. Additionally, the NRC is amending provisions concerning program fraud civil penalties by adjusting the maximum CMP under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act from $10,957 to $11,181 for each false claim or statement.
Benefits Payable in Terminated Single-Employer Plans; Interest Assumptions for Paying Benefits
Document Number: 2018-00348
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule amends the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's regulation on Benefits Payable in Terminated Single- Employer Plans to prescribe interest assumptions under the regulation for valuation dates in February 2018. The interest assumptions are used for paying benefits under terminating single-employer plans covered by the pension insurance system administered by PBGC.
Administrative Manual and Special Regulations Regarding Natural Gas Development Activities; Additional Clarifying Amendments
Document Number: 2018-00344
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Delaware River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission proposes to amend its Special Regulations by the addition of a section on hydraulic fracturing in shale and other rock formations, including: The prohibition of high volume hydraulic fracturing in such formations; provisions related to water use for hydraulic fracturing; and provisions related to the management of produced water from hydraulic fracturing. The Commission also proposes to amend its Administrative ManualRules of Practice and Procedure by the addition of project review classifications and fees related to the management of produced water from hydraulic fracturing of hydrocarbon bearing rock formations. Minor amendments to the project review classifications unrelated to hydraulic fracturing are also proposed.
Regulatory Flexibility Agenda
Document Number: 2017-28247
Type: Unknown
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission is publishing the Chairman's agenda of rulemaking actions pursuant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) (Pub. L. 96-354, 94 Stat. 1164) (Sep. 19, 1980). The items listed in the Regulatory Flexibility Agenda for autumn 2017 reflect only the priorities of the Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and do not necessarily reflect the view and priorities of any individual Commissioner. Information in the agenda was accurate on October 6, 2017, the date on which the Commission's staff completed compilation of the data. To the extent possible, rulemaking actions by the Commission since that date have been reflected in the agenda. The Commission invites questions and public comment on the agenda and on the individual agenda entries. The Commission is now printing in the Federal Register, along with our preamble, only those agenda entries for which we have indicated that preparation of an RFA analysis is required. The Commission's complete RFA agenda will be available online at www.reginfo.gov.
Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions
Document Number: 2017-28246
Type: Unknown
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
We are publishing our semiannual regulatory agenda (the Agenda) in accordance with Public Law 96-354, ``The Regulatory Flexibility Act,'' and Executive Order 12866, ``Regulatory Planning and Review.'' The Agenda is a compilation of all rulemaking activities on which we have recently completed action or have proposed or are considering action. We have completed 7 rulemaking activities since publication of our last Agenda on August 24, 2017. This issuance of our Agenda contains 30 active and 23 long-term rulemaking activities: 2 are Economically Significant; 8 represent Other Significant agency priorities; 39 are Substantive, Nonsignificant rulemaking activities; and 4 are Administrative rulemaking activities. In addition, 3 rulemaking activities impact small entities. This issuance also contains our annual regulatory plan, which contains information on some of our most important regulatory actions that we are considering issuing in proposed or final form during Fiscal Year 2018. Our regulatory plan was submitted to OMB in June 2017; updates have been reflected in the Agenda abstract for each rulemaking. We are requesting comment on the rulemaking activities as identified in this Agenda.
Semiannual Regulatory Flexibility Agenda
Document Number: 2017-28245
Type: Unknown
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board is issuing this agenda under the Regulatory Flexibility Act and the Board's Statement of Policy Regarding Expanded Rulemaking Procedures. The Board anticipates having under consideration regulatory matters as indicated below during the period November 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018. The next agenda will be published in spring 2018.
Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions-Fall 2017
Document Number: 2017-28244
Type: Unknown
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Twice a year, in spring and fall, the Commission publishes in the Federal Register a list in the Unified Agenda of those major items and other significant proceedings under development or review that pertain to the Regulatory Flexibility Act (U.S.C. 602). The Unified Agenda also provides the Code of Federal Regulations citations and legal authorities that govern these proceedings. The complete Unified Agenda will be published on the internet in a searchable format at www.reginfo.gov.
Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
Document Number: 2017-28243
Type: Unknown
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission publishes its semiannual regulatory flexibility agenda. In addition, this document includes an agenda of regulatory actions that the Commission expects to be under development or review by the agency during the next year. This document meets the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act and Executive Order 12866. The Commission welcomes comments on the agenda and on the individual agenda entries.
Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
Document Number: 2017-28242
Type: Unknown
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This agenda provides summary descriptions of regulations being developed by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council pursuant to Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' 58 FR 51735 (1993), with particular adherence to EO 13771, ``Reducing Regulation and Controlling Costs,'' 82 FR 9339 (2017), EO 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,'' 82 FR 12285, and the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601 to 612. The purpose of publishing this agenda is to give notice of regulatory activity being undertaken by FAR Council in order to provide the public an opportunity to participate in the rulemaking process.
Regulatory Flexibility Agenda
Document Number: 2017-28240
Type: Unknown
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission''), in accordance with the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, is publishing a semiannual agenda of rulemakings that the Commission expects to propose or promulgate over the next year. The Commission welcomes comments from small entities and others on the agenda.
Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions
Document Number: 2017-28236
Type: Unknown
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are publishing our fall 2017 regulatory agenda pursuant to Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' 58 FR 51735 (1993), with particular adherence to E.O. 13771, ``Reducing Regulation and Controlling Costs,'' 82 FR 9339 (2017), E.O. 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,'' 82 FR 12285, and the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601 to 612. The purpose of publishing this agenda is to give notice of regulatory activity being undertaken by GSA in order to provide the public an opportunity to participate in the rulemaking process.
Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
Document Number: 2017-28235
Type: Unknown
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This semiannual Regulatory Agenda (Agenda) is a summary of current and projected regulatory and deregulatory actions and completed actions of the Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA expects that this summary information will enable the public to be more aware of, and effectively participate in, SBA's regulatory and deregulatory activities. SBA invites the public to submit comments on any aspect of this Agenda.
Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions
Document Number: 2017-28233
Type: Unknown
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board submits the following agenda of proposed regulatory activities which may be conducted by the agency during the next 12 months. This regulatory agenda may be revised by the agency during the coming months as a result of action taken by the Board.
Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions-Fall 2017
Document Number: 2017-28207
Type: Unknown
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Regulatory Information Service Center, Agencies and Commissions
Publication of the Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions and the Regulatory Plan represent key components of the regulatory planning mechanism prescribed in Executive Order 12866, ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' Executive Order 13771, ``Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs,'' January 30, 2017, and Executive Order 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,'' February 24, 2017. The fall editions of the Unified Agenda include the agency regulatory plans required by E.O. 12866, which identify regulatory priorities and provide additional detail about the most important significant regulatory actions that agencies expect to take in the coming year. In addition, the Regulatory Flexibility Act requires that agencies publish semiannual ``regulatory flexibility agendas'' describing regulatory actions they are developing that will have significant effects on small businesses and other small entities (5 U.S.C. 602). The Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (Unified Agenda), published in the fall and spring, helps agencies fulfill all of these requirements. All federal regulatory agencies have chosen to publish their regulatory agendas as part of this publication. The complete Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan can be found online at http://www.reginfo.gov and a reduced print version can be found in the Federal Register. Information regarding obtaining printed copies can also be found on the Reginfo.gov website (or below, VI. How Can Users Get Copies of the Plan and the Agenda?). The fall 2017 Unified Agenda publication appearing in the Federal Register includes the Regulatory Plan and agency regulatory flexibility agendas, in accordance with the publication requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Agency regulatory flexibility agendas contain only those Agenda entries for rules that are likely to have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities and entries that have been selected for periodic review under section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. The complete fall 2017 Unified Agenda contains the Regulatory Plans of 30 Federal agencies and 60 Federal agency regulatory agendas.
Adjustments to Civil Monetary Penalty Amounts
Document Number: 2018-00387
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission (the ``Commission'') is publishing this notice pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the ``2015 Act''). This Act requires all agencies to annually adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties that can be imposed under the statutes administered by the agency and publish the adjusted amounts in the Federal Register. This notice sets forth the annual inflation adjustment of the maximum amount of civil monetary penalties (``CMPs'') administered by the Commission under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ``Exchange Act''), the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and certain penalties under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. These amounts are effective beginning on January 15, 2018, and will apply to all penalties imposed after that date for violations of the aforementioned statutes that occurred after November 2, 2015.
Hearings of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure
Document Number: 2018-00385
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Judicial Conference of the United States, Agencies and Commissions
The following public hearing on proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure has been canceled: Bankruptcy Rules Hearing on January 30, 2018, in Pasadena, CA.
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of Louisiana
Document Number: 2018-00383
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Louisiana dated 01/02/2018. Incident: Tropical Storm Harvey. Incident Period: 08/27/2017 through 09/10/2017.
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of Connecticut
Document Number: 2018-00382
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an administrative declaration of a disaster for the state of Connecticut dated 01/02/2018. Incident: Stonewood Condominiums Fire. Incident Period: 12/11/2017.
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of New York
Document Number: 2018-00381
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an administrative declaration of a disaster for the state of New York dated 01/04/2018. Incident: Multi-Alarm Fire. Incident Period: 11/30/2017.
Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986, Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment
Document Number: 2018-00367
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 and further amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvement Act of 2015, this final rule incorporates the penalty inflation adjustments for the civil monetary penalties set forth in the United States Code, as codified in our regulations.
Presidential Declaration Amendment of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Mississippi
Document Number: 2018-00366
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is an amendment of the presidential declaration of a major disaster for public assistance only for the state of Mississippi (FEMA-4350-DR), dated 11/22/2017. Incident: Hurricane Nate. Incident Period: 10/06/2017 through 10/10/2017.
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of California
Document Number: 2018-00364
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
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 state of California (FEMA- 4353-DR), dated 01/02/2018. Incident: Wildfires. Incident Period: 12/04/2017 and continuing.
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Vermont
Document Number: 2018-00363
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
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 state of Vermont (FEMA- 4356-DR), dated 01/02/2018. Incident: Severe Storm and Flooding. Incident Period: 10/29/2017 through 10/30/2017.
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of New Hampshire
Document Number: 2018-00362
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
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 state of New Hampshire (FEMA-4355-DR), dated 01/02/2018. Incident: Severe Storm and Flooding. Incident Period: 10/29/2017 through 11/01/2017.
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Maine
Document Number: 2018-00360
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
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 state of Maine (FEMA-4354- DR), dated 01/02/2018. Incident: Severe Storm and Flooding. Incident Period: 10/29/2017 through 11/01/2017.
Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 117
Document Number: 2018-00352
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This staff accounting bulletin modifies portions of the interpretive guidance included in the Staff Accounting Bulletin Series in order to make the relevant interpretive guidance consistent with authoritative accounting guidance and Securities and Exchange Commission rules and regulations. Specifically, the staff is updating the Series in order to bring existing guidance into conformity with the Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Codification Topic 321, InvestmentsEquity Securities.
Regular Meeting; Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board
Document Number: 2018-00350
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board (Board).
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2018-00341
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Rules of Practice and Procedure; Adjusting Civil Money Penalties for Inflation
Document Number: 2018-00336
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Farm Credit Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This regulation implements inflation adjustments to civil money penalties (CMPs) that the Farm Credit Administration (FCA) may impose or enforce pursuant to the Farm Credit Act of 1971, as amended (Farm Credit Act), and pursuant to the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, as amended by the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 (Reform Act), and further amended by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (Biggert-Waters Act).
Periodic Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2018-00320
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent filing requesting that the Commission initiate an informal rulemaking proceeding to consider revisions to the periodic reporting requirements codified at 39 CFR part 3050. This document informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Inflation Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties
Document Number: 2018-00319
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is publishing its adjustments to inflation annually, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Act). The 2015 Act requires that agencies adjust and publish their civil penalties by January 15 each year.
Southern California Edison Company, San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, Units 2 and 3
Document Number: 2018-00318
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-11
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption from certain power reactor financial protection requirements in response to a September 16, 2015, request from the Southern California Edison Company (the licensee). The exemption would permit the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, Units 2 and 3 (SONGS), to reduce the required level of primary financial protection from $450 million to $100 million, as well as to withdraw from participation in the secondary layer of financial protection effective immediately.