Department of Transportation November 26, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a New Approval of Information Collection: Aviation Maintenance Technical Workforce Development Grant Program
Document Number: 2019-25681
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a new information collection. The collection involves the establishment of a new grant program in the FAA for the Aviation Maintenance Technical Workforce Development. The information to be collected will be used for selecting projects.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a New Approval of Information Collection: FAA Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Grant Program
Document Number: 2019-25680
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a new information collection. The collection involves the establishment of a new grant program in the FAA for the Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development. The information to be collected will be used for selecting projects.
Motorcyclist Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-25669
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces the fifth meeting of the FHWA Motorcyclist Advisory Council (MAC).
Odometer Disclosure Requirements
Document Number: 2019-25657
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document responds to petitions for reconsideration regarding NHTSA's October 2, 2019, final rule amending NHTSA's odometer disclosure requirements to allow States to adopt electronic odometer disclosure systems and changing the time when vehicles become exempt from federal odometer disclosure requirements from ten years to twenty years. NHTSA received petitions for reconsideration from the America Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) and the State of Delaware Department of Transportation requesting that the agency delay the effective date of the changes to the exemption from odometer disclosure requirements for one year. After consideration of the petitions, NHTSA has decided to grant the petition. The change to the exemption from the odometer disclosure requirements will take effect on January 1, 2021 and will apply to model year 2011 and newer vehicles. The amendments in the October 2, 2019, final rule allowing States to adopt electronic odometer disclosure systems will still take effect as scheduled on December 31, 2019.
Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Technology (NETT) Council
Document Number: 2019-25638
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
In April 2019, the Department of Transportation (DOT) created the Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Technology (NETT) Council, an internal deliberative body at DOT, to identify and resolve jurisdictional and regulatory gaps associated with non-traditional and emerging transportation projects pending before DOT, including with respect to safety oversight, environmental review, and funding issues. The Office of the Secretary of Transportation invites comments on projects, issues, or topics that DOT should consider through the NETT Council, including regulatory models and other alternative approaches for non-traditional and emerging transportation technologies.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2019-25606
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus SAS Model A350-941 airplanes. This AD was prompted by the results of a structural analysis, which identified that the upper frame fittings (UFFs) of the forward cargo door surrounding structure have a low fatigue life. This AD requires repetitive inspections of the forward cargo door UFFs and brackets for discrepancies and, depending on the findings, doing applicable corrective actions, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2019-25605
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus SAS Model A320-214, -216, -232, and -233 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report of undetected contacts between certain harnesses of the common fuel quantity indicating system and the center tank structure. This AD requires modification of the fasteners for certain harness routings, as specified in a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2019-25574
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 747-400 series airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by a report of a certain modification that causes interference with inspections that are intended to detect fatigue cracks. This proposed AD would require repetitive low frequency eddy current (LFEC) inspections of a certain fuselage upper skin lap splice for cracks, repetitive high frequency eddy current (HFEC) inspections of a certain fuselage upper skin lap splice for cracks, and applicable on-condition actions. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Hazardous Materials: Information Collection Activities
Document Number: 2019-25567
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, PHMSA invites comments on a revision to the information collection pertaining to hazardous materials public sector training and planning grants for which PHMSA intends to request a renewal with revision from the Office of Management and Budget.
Establishment and Amendment of Area Navigation (RNAV) Routes; Southeastern United States
Document Number: 2019-25553
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes 2 new low altitude RNAV routes T-239 and T-258; and modifies 3 existing RNAV routes T-290, T-292, and T-294 in the southeastern United States. The action expands the availability of RNAV routing in support of transitioning the National Airspace System (NAS) from ground-based to satellite-based navigation.
Proposed Amendment of the Class E Airspace; Bowling Green and Somerset, KY
Document Number: 2019-25437
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend the Class E airspace area designated as a surface area and the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, Bowling Green, KY, and Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, Somerset, KY. The FAA is proposing this action as the result of the decommissioning of the Bowling Green VHF omnidirectional range (VOR) navigation aid, which provided navigation information for the instrument procedures at these airports, as part of the VOR Minimum Operational Network (MON) Program. Additionally, the name and geographic coordinates of Lake Cumberland Regional Airport would also be updated to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Tomahawk, WI
Document Number: 2019-25436
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Tomahawk Regional Airport, Tomahawk, WI. This action is due to an airspace review requested by the Airspace Policy Group. The geographic coordinates of the airport are also being updated to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Mansfield, LA
Document Number: 2019-25435
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at C E `Rusty' Williams Airport, Mansfield, LA. The FAA is proposing this action as the result of the decommissioning of the Mansfield non-directional beacon (NDB), which provided navigation information for the instrument procedures at this airport. Additionally, the name and geographic coordinates of C E `Rusty' Williams Airport would also be updated to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.