Department of Commerce March 31, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-07133
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded carbon quality steel pipe from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2014-07124
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fisheries; 2014 Summer Flounder Specifications; 2015 Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Specifications; 2014 Research Set-Aside Projects
Document Number: 2014-07123
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes revised specifications for the 2014 summer flounder fishery; specifications for the 2015 summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass fisheries; an increase in the commercial scup Winter II possession limit; and provides notice of two projects for which exempted fishing permits may be requested as part of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's Research Set-Aside Program. The implementing regulations for the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan require NMFS to publish specifications for the upcoming fishing year for each of these species and to provide an opportunity for public comment. Furthermore, regulations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act require that NMFS allow the public an opportunity to comment on applications for exempted fishing permits. Accordingly, in addition to proposing catch specifications, NMFS announces exempted fishing permit requests, in accordance with the fishery management plan and Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Northeast Skate Complex Fishery; Notice of a Control Date for the Purpose of Limiting Entry to the Skate Fishery; Northeast Skate Complex Fishery Management Plan
Document Number: 2014-07120
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
At the request of the New England Fishery Management Council, this notice announces a control date that may be applicable to limiting the number of participants in the skate fishery for uses other than bait. NMFS intends this notice to promote awareness of possible rulemaking, alert interested parties of potential eligibility criteria for future access, and discourage speculative entry into and/or investment in the skate fishery while the New England Fishery Management Council and NMFS consider if and how participation in the skate fishery should be controlled.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2014-07117
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
On March 21, 2014, the Federal Register published a notice informing the public that NMFS had received 10 scientific research permit application requests relating to Pacific salmon, sturgeon, rockfish, and eulachon. In that notice, one of the prospective permits was accidentally given an incorrect identifying number: the number given was Permit 18620, the text should have read Permit 18260.
Public Availability of Department of Commerce FY2013 Service Contract Inventory
Document Number: 2014-07111
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-117), the Department of Commerce is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Service Contract Inventory and a report that analyzes the Department's FY 2012 Service Contract Inventory. The service contract inventory provides information on service contract actions over $25,000 made in FY 2013. The information is organized by function to show how contracted resources are distributed throughout the agency. The inventory has been developed in accordance with guidance on service contract inventories issued on November 5, 2010 by the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP).
Evaluation of State Coastal Management Program
Document Number: 2014-07072
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) announces its intent to evaluate the performance of the Connecticut Coastal Management Program. The Coastal Zone Management Program evaluation will be conducted pursuant to section 312 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended (CZMA) and regulations at 15 CFR Part 923, Subpart L. The CZMA requires continuing review of the performance of states with respect to coastal program implementation. Evaluation of a Coastal Management Program requires findings concerning the extent to which a state has met the national objectives, adhered to its Coastal Management Program document approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance awards funded under the CZMA. The evaluation will include a public meeting, consideration of written public comments and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the public. When the evaluation is completed, OCRM will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. Notice is hereby given of the date, local time, and location of the public meeting.
U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-07064
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS[supreg]) Advisory Committee (Committee) in Washington, DC.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-07061
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-07034
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-07033
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2014-07004
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Research Steering Committee.