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Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2017-23867
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from OMB. Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatements of previously approved collections. This document describes a collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Motorcyclist Advisory Council to the Federal Highway Administration
Document Number: 2017-23862
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces the first meeting of the Motorcycle Advisory Council (MAC) to the FHWA. The purpose of this meeting is to advise the Secretary of Transportation, through the Administrator of the FHWA, on infrastructure issues of concern to motorcyclists, including; barrier design, road design, construction and maintenance practices, and the architecture and implementation of intelligent transportation system technologies, pursuant to Section 1426 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2017-23860
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of the FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2017-23847
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of the FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-23846
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-23845
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-23844
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-23843
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-23842
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-23841
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-23840
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Airworthiness Directives; Agusta S.p.A. Helicopters
Document Number: 2017-23200
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Agusta S.p.A. (Agusta) Model AW189 helicopters. This proposed AD would require inspecting and altering the emergency flotation system (EFS). This proposed AD is prompted by a report of punctured EFS kits. The actions of this proposed AD are intended to prevent an unsafe condition on these helicopters.
Airworthiness Directives; AgustaWestland S.p.A. Helicopters
Document Number: 2017-23199
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain AgustaWestland S.p.A. (AgustaWestland) Model AW189 helicopters. This proposed AD would require replacing the seal and filler wedges of all emergency exit windows. The proposed actions are prompted by a report that some windows were improperly glued when installed. The actions of this proposed AD are intended to correct an unsafe condition on these products.
Ohio River Partners Shareholders LLC-Exemption for Intra-Corporate Family Transaction-Ohio River Partners LLC
Document Number: 2017-23766
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Abandonment and Discontinuance of Service Exemption-in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Document Number: 2017-23765
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-23757
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-23755
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that FHWA will submit the collection of information described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 1, 2017. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden.
Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Training Provider Certification
Document Number: 2017-23750
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on July 6, 2017 (Federal Register 31388, Vol. 82, No. 128).
Special Conditions: The Boeing Company Model 777-8 and 777-9 Airplanes; Design Roll Maneuver for Electronic Flight Controls
Document Number: 2017-23701
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
These special conditions are issued for The Boeing Company (Boeing) Model 777-8 and 777-9 airplanes. These airplanes will have a novel or unusual design feature when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for transport- category airplanes. This design feature is an electronic flight-control system (EFCS) that provides control of the airplane through pilot inputs to the flight computer. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for this design feature. These special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.
Special Conditions: The Boeing Company Model 777-8 and 777-9 Airplanes; Interaction of Systems and Structures
Document Number: 2017-23699
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
These special conditions are issued for The Boeing Company (Boeing) Model 777-8 and 777-9 airplanes. These airplanes will have novel or unusual design features when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for transport- category airplanes. These design features include systems that, directly or as a result of failure or malfunction, affect airplane structural performance. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for these design features. These special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.
Special Conditions: The Boeing Company Model 777-8 and 777-9 Airplanes; Folding Wingtips
Document Number: 2017-23698
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes special conditions for Boeing Model 777-8 and 777-9 airplanes. These airplanes will have a novel or unusual design feature when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for transport-category airplanes. This design feature is folding wingtips. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for this design feature. These proposed special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.
Special Conditions: Embraer, S.A., Model ERJ 190-300 Airplane; Dive-Speed Definition With High-Speed-Protection System
Document Number: 2017-23697
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This document corrects an error that appeared in Docket No. FAA-2016-9403, Special Conditions No. 25-643-SC, which was published in the Federal Register on March 17, 2017 (82 FR 14117). The error is an incorrect citation of a section in a cited advisory circular.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Lemoore NAS, CA
Document Number: 2017-23675
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action corrects a final rule, technical amendment published in Federal Register on September 21, 2017, that removes the Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) part-time status information contained in the legal description of Class E airspace designated as an extension at Lemoore NAS (Reeves Field), Lemoore, CA. The airspace description contained the following wording in error: ``. . . within a 5.2-mile radius of Lemoore NAS (Reeves Field), and . . . .'' This wording is removed. This action does not affect the charted boundaries or operating requirements of the airspace.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Prineville, OR
Document Number: 2017-23674
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface, and removes Class E airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet above the surface, at Prineville Airport, Prineville, OR, to accommodate airspace redesign for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations within the National Airspace System.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Bend, OR
Document Number: 2017-23673
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward From 700 feet above the surface at Bend Municipal Airport, Bend, OR to accommodate airspace redesign for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations within the National Airspace System.
Amendment of Class E Airspace, for Stevens Point, WI
Document Number: 2017-23434
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Stevens Point Municipal Airport, Stevens Point, WI. Airspace reconfiguration is necessary due to the decommissioning of the Stevens Point co-located VHF omnidirectional range tactical air navigation system (VORTAC) and cancellation of the VOR approaches. This action enhances the safety and management of standard instrument approach procedures for instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Normal and Transport Category Rotorcraft Certification
Document Number: 2017-23360
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to amend the certification standards of normal and transport category helicopters. The proposed changes are necessary to address modern designs currently used in the rotorcraft industry and would reduce the burden on applicants for certification of new rotorcraft designs. The proposed changes would reduce or eliminate the need for certain special conditions currently required to obtain certification of modern rotorcraft. The proposed changes would also incorporate the requirements of equivalent level of safety findings that the FAA has imposed as conditions for approving certain design features.
Establishment of Class E Airspace; Deblois, ME
Document Number: 2017-23255
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface in Deblois, ME, to accommodate new area navigation (RNAV) global positioning system (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures (SIAPs) serving Deblois Flight Strip. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace; Fort Knox, KY, and Louisville, KY
Document Number: 2017-23254
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace designated as an extension to Class D airspace by removing the Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) part-time status at Godman Army Airfield (AAF) Fort Knox, KY; and Bowman Field Airport, Louisville, KY. This action also updates and corrects the geographic coordinates of these airports, and Louisville International Airport-Standiford Field (formerly Louisville Standiford Field) in the associated Class D and E airspace descriptions. This action enhances the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace, Greenville, NC
Document Number: 2017-23252
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend Class E surface airspace at Greenville, NC, by removing Pitt County Memorial Hospital Heliport from the Class E surface area airspace associated with Pitt-Greenville Airport. Helicopters departing from the heliport must now receive clearance. Consequently, the cut out from Class E surface airspace is no longer required. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport. This action also would update the geographic coordinates of the airport under Class E surface airspace and Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface of the earth, to coincide with the FAAs aeronautical database.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace, Berlin, NH
Document Number: 2017-23250
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend Class E airspace at Berlin, NH, due to the addition of a localizer performance with vertical guidance function (LPV) instrument procedure to runway 18 being created for Berlin Regional Airport (formerly Berlin Municipal Airport). This action also would update the geographic coordinates of the airport to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database, and would enhance the safety and management of instrument flight rules operations (IFR) at the airport.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Scottsboro, AL
Document Number: 2017-23248
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace at Scottsboro, AL, by updating the heliport name to Highland Medical Center Heliport, (formerly Jackson County Hospital), and updating the geographic coordinates of the heliport to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Oskaloosa, IA
Document Number: 2017-23247
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action corrects a final rule published in the Federal Register of August 28, 2017 that modifies E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Oskaloosa Municipal Airport, Oskaloosa, IA, to accommodate new standard instrument approach procedures for instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport. The FAA identified that the reference to the Ottumwa, IA Class E airspace was not removed from the legal description as it should have been.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Hanford, CA
Document Number: 2017-23244
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Hanford Municipal Airport, Hanford, CA, by enlarging the airspace to accommodate area navigation (RNAV) procedures at the airport, removing the Visalia VHF omnidirectional range/distance measuring equipment (VOR/DME) from the airspace description, and amending the geographic coordinates of the airport. This action also would remove Blair Airport from the airport description as the airport no longer exists. This action is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Renewal of an Approved Information Collection: Motor Carrier Records Change Form
Document Number: 2017-23693
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-31
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its review and approval and invites public comment. The purpose of this ICR titled ``Motor Carrier Records Change Form,'' is to more efficiently collect information the Office of Registration and Safety Information (MC-RS) requires to process name and address changes and reinstatements of operating authority.
Hours of Service of Drivers: Application for Exemption; National Pork Producers Council (NPPC)
Document Number: 2017-23690
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-31
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces that the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) has requested an exemption from the requirement that a motor carrier require each of its drivers to use an electronic logging device (ELD) no later than December 18, 2017, to record the driver's hours-of- service (HOS). NPPC states it requests the exemption for all livestock haulers as defined in the application (i.e., transporters of livestock, poultry, aquaculture, and insects) to address an incompatibility between the FMCSA's HOS rules and the current structure and realities of the U.S. livestock industry. NPPC states that the livestock haulers will not be prepared to meet the December 18, 2017, compliance date for installing ELDs. NPPC believes that the exemption, if granted, would achieve a level of safety that is equivalent to, or greater than, the level that would be achieved absent such exemption. FMCSA requests public comment on NPPC's application for exemption.
Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group
Document Number: 2017-23672
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Park Service (NPS) invite interested persons to apply to fill one current vacancy and one upcoming vacancy on the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG). This notice invites interested persons to apply to fill the openings, one of which represents air tour operator interests and one of which represents Native American concerns.
Hours of Service of Drivers: Application for Exemption; Hub Group Trucking Inc.
Document Number: 2017-23632
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-31
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces that the Hub Group Trucking Inc. (HGT) has requested an exemption from the electronic logging device (ELD) requirements to permit an alternative grandfather period for any commercial motor vehicles added to HGT's fleet after the December 18, 2017, compliance date. HGT reports that all of its 2,700 trucks are equipped with automatic on-board recording devices (AOBRDs) and it expects to add at least 160 trucks to its fleet in 2018. If the exemption is granted it would allow HGT to equip the additional trucks with AOBRDs instead of the required ELDs until the company's full transition to ELDs can be accomplished. HGT is confident that its AOBRD-compliant approach between December 18, 2017, and its full transition to ELDs by the end of 2018, would achieve a level of safety that is at least equivalent to the level of safety that would be obtained by strict compliance with a mixed AOBRD-ELD fleet.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Agency Request for Renewal of a Previously Approved Collection: On-Line Complaint Form for Service-Related Issues in Air Transportation
Document Number: 2017-23631
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-31
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Department of Transportation's intention to renew an OMB control number for an on-line complaint form by which a consumer can electronically submit a service-related complaint against an airline and other travel-related companies.
Eighteenth Tactical Operations Committee (TOC) Meeting
Document Number: 2017-23612
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of the Eighteenth TOC Meeting.
Thirteenth RTCA SC-229 406 MHz ELT Joint Plenary With EUROCAE WG-98
Document Number: 2017-23611
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Thirteenth RTCA SC-229 406 MHz ELT Joint Plenary with EUROCAE WG-98.
Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Electronic Stability Control Systems for Heavy Vehicles
Document Number: 2017-23531
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-30
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This final rule addresses a petition for reconsideration of the final rule for FMVSS No. 136, Electronic stability control systems for heavy vehicles. The petitioner, Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA), requested that NHTSA amend the test conditions for the agency's performance test by allowing a larger lane width for long wheelbase truck tractors. After a careful technical review of the petition and the issues raised by the petitioner, the agency has decided to grant the petition because there is sufficient evidence to indicate that a larger lane width is needed for testing of long wheelbase truck tractors.
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 2017-23527
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-30
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Airlines for America
Document Number: 2017-23486
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-30
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Release of Waybill Data
Document Number: 2017-23454
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-30
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
BNSF Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Larimer County, CO.
Document Number: 2017-23356
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-30
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Hours of Service of Drivers: Application for Exemption; Motion Picture Association of America
Document Number: 2017-23404
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has requested an exemption from the electronic logging device (ELD) requirements for all commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers providing transportation to or from a theatrical or television motion picture production site. MPAA request this exemption to allow these drivers to complete paper records of duty status (RODS) instead of using an ELD device. MPAA believes that the exemption would not have any adverse impacts on operational safety because drivers would remain subject to the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations as well as the requirements to maintain paper RODS. FMCSA requests public comment on MPAA's application for exemption.
Hours of Service of Drivers: Application for Exemption; Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA)
Document Number: 2017-23403
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces that the Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) has requested an exemption on behalf of several other organizations and their membership from the requirement that no later than December 18, 2017, a motor carrier require each of its drivers to use an electronic logging device (ELD) to record the driver's hours-of- service (HOS). WEDA states that equipment dealer operations in agriculture constitute unique circumstances that warrant the requested exemption, and not granting it will pose an undue burden on equipment dealers and their customers without any measurable safety benefit. In its application, WEDA seeks a five-year, renewable exemption from the ELD requirements which, the organization states, if granted will achieve a level of safety equivalent to, or greater than, the level that would be achieved absent the proposed exemption. FMCSA requests public comment on WEDA's application for exemption.
Notice of Proposed Buy America Waiver for Motor Brakes and Machinery Brakes for the SE 3rd Avenue Bascule Bridge Modification in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Document Number: 2017-23381
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-27
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) received a request from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for a Buy America non-availability waiver for the procurement of motor brakes and machinery brakes (collectively, ``the brake units'') for the SE 3rd Avenue Bascule Bridge Modification in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as part of the Wave Streetcar project because there are no domestic manufacturers of the brake units. FTA is providing notice of the non- availability waiver request and seeks public comment before deciding whether to grant FDOT's request. The size of the disc and drum brakes required for this bridge are not domestically available, and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) granted FDOT waivers for this equipment for another project. FTA is providing notice of the waiver request and seeks public comment before deciding whether to grant the request.
National Transit Database Reporting Changes and Clarifications
Document Number: 2017-23380
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-27
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice provides information on proposed changes and clarifications to the National Transit Database (NTD) reporting requirements. All proposed changes and clarifications are proposed to be effective for report year 2017 (beginning in September 2017).