Agricultural Research Service 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Seek OMB Approval To Collect Information: Forms Pertaining to the Peer Preview of ARS Research Projects
Document Number: 2015-32065
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-22
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and OMB implementing regulations. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-32064
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-22
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of blackberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 14/756,637, ``Blackberry Plant Named `Columbia Giant','' filed on September 28, 2015.
Changes to Fees and Payment Methods
Document Number: 2015-30449
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-12-01
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) increases its Patent Culture Collection charges, and revises the method of payment.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-28239
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Microarray Equipment & Supplies, LLC of Cupertino, California, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 14/724,736, ``OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PROBES FOR SPECIFIC IDENTIFICATION OF NOROVIRUSES AND OTHER PATHOGENS'', filed on May 28, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Seek Renewal of an Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-28238
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 3) and the office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, this notice announces the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) intent to seek reinstatement of the ARS Animal Health National Program Assessment Survey, renamed as the Agricultural Research Service National Program Assessment Survey and expanded so that it can be used by other ARS National Programs. This voluntary information collection will give the beneficiaries of ARS research the opportunity to provide input on the impact of the research conducted by ARS in the last National Program cycle for each of the respective National Programs. This input will be used for planning the research agenda for the next 5-year program cycle.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-25305
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-06
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-24259
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-24
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of blueberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 14/545,561, ``BLUEBERRY PLANT NAMED `BABY BLUES','' filed on May 21, 2015.
Rules of Practice Before the Judicial Officer
Document Number: 2015-22881
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-11
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
This document contains the final revisions to the rules of practice before the Judicial Officer relative to debt collection against current and former employees. These revisions are necessary to implement an electronic filing system.
Product Change-Priority Mail Express Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2015-22721
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-10
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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: 2015-22718
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-10
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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.
Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2015-21661
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-01
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2015-20533
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-20
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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.
Standards Governing the Design of Curbside Mailboxes
Document Number: 2015-20033
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-08-14
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
The Postal Service is replacing USPS STD 7B, which governs the design of curbside mailboxes, with new USPS STD 7C. The new STD 7C was developed internally to meet the operational requirements of the Postal Service.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2015-20031
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-14
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
The United States Postal Service[supreg] (Postal Service) is establishing a new General Privacy Act System of Records. This new system of records is being established to provide administrative support to end users in connection with a new Postal Service digital application, USPS Health ConnectTM.
Product Change-Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2015-19864
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-13
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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 Express Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2015-19399
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-07
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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: 2015-19397
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-07
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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 and First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2015-18889
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-03
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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 Express and Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2015-18780
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-31
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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: 2015-18779
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-31
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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: 2015-18776
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-31
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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: 2015-18775
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-31
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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: 2015-18774
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-31
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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: 2015-18773
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-31
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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.
Records and Information
Document Number: 2015-18557
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-29
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
The Postal Service is amending its regulations concerning records and information management for administrative purposes, to clarify existing text, and to update and add definitions.
Revisions to the Requirements for Authority To Manufacture and Distribute Postage Evidencing Systems
Document Number: 2015-17533
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-17
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
The Postal Service is revising the rules concerning authorization to manufacture and distribute postage evidencing systems to reflect new revenue assurance practices.
Addition of Competitive International Merchandise Return Service Agreements With Foreign Postal Operators to Competitive Product List
Document Number: 2015-17532
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-17
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
The Postal Service hereby provides notice that it has filed a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add Competitive International Merchandise Return Service Agreements with Foreign Postal Operators to the competitive product list.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2015-17531
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-17
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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: 2015-17529
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-17
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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: 2015-17528
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-17
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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: 2015-17527
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-17
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
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.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-11132
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-08
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Washington State Crop Improvement Association of Pullman, Washington, an exclusive license to the variety of field pea described in Plant Variety Protection Certificate Application Number 201500303, ``HAMPTON,'' dated April 13, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Request an Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-09475
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-23
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this notice announces the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) intention to request an extension of a currently approved information collection, Information Collection For Document Delivery Services at the National Agricultural Library (NAL), that expires October 31, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-06323
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to RENEWABLE NUTRIENTS, LLC. of PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 13/164,363, ``SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING AMMONIA EMISSIONS FROM LIQUID EFFLUENTS AND FOR RECOVERING THE AMMONIA,'' filed on JUNE 20, 2011.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-06318
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to RENEWABLE NUTRIENTS, LLC. of PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 8,574,885, ``ANAMMOX BACTERIUM ISOLATE,'' issued on NOVEMBER 5, 2013.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-06312
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to RENEWABLE NUTRIENTS, LLC. of PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 8,906,332, ``GASEOUS AMMONIA REMOVAL SYSTEM,'' issued on DECEMBER 9, 2014 and U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 14/528,614, ``GASEOUS AMMONIA REMOVAL SYSTEM,'' filed on OCTOBER 30, 2014.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-00951
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-22
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln of Lincoln, Nebraska, an exclusive license to the switchgrass variety named ``LIBERTY''.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-00950
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-22
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln of Lincoln, Nebraska, an exclusive license to the smooth bromegrass variety named ``NEWELL''.