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Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2019-26189
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions for 10 individuals from the requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have ``no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a CMV.'' The exemptions enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2019-26188
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew an exemption for one individual from the requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have ``no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a CMV.'' The exemption enables this individual who has had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2019-26186
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions for seven individuals from the requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have ``no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a CMV.'' The exemptions enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2019-26185
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from seven individuals for an exemption from the prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) against persons with a clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition that is likely to cause a loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) to drive in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Hearing
Document Number: 2019-26184
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions for four individuals from the hearing requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. The exemptions enable these hard of hearing and deaf individuals to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS): Westchester County
Document Number: 2019-26181
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this rescinded NOI to advise the public that the FHWA will not be preparing and issuing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to improve NYS Route 9A in the Towns of Greenburgh and Mount Pleasant and the Village of Elmsford, Westchester County, New York [New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Project Identification Number (PIN) 8103.22]. The NOI to prepare an EIS was published in the Federal Register on March 11, 2002.
Notice of Public Information Sessions on Alternatives Analysis for the Proposed LaGuardia Airport Access Improvement Project at LaGuardia Airport (LGA), New York City, Queens County, New York
Document Number: 2019-26071
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces its intent to hold Public Information Sessions to present the Alternatives Analysis for the Proposed LaGuardia Airport Access Improvement Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for LaGuardia Airport (LGA), New York City, Queens County, New York. The FAA is the lead agency on the preparation of the EIS and is providing this opportunity for the public to learn about the Alternatives Analysis that has been conducted.
The Indiana Rail Road Company-Amended Trackage Rights Exemption-CSX Transportation, Inc.
Document Number: 2019-26067
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Environmental Impact Statement: San Diego and Orange Counties, California
Document Number: 2019-26117
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), on behalf of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), is issuing this notice to advise the public that a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) will be prepared for a proposed highway project in Orange County and San Diego County, California.
Parts and Accessories Necessary for Safe Operation; Application for an Exemption from Lytx, Inc.
Document Number: 2019-26097
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requests public comment on an application for exemption from Lytx, Inc. (Lytx) to allow its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) to be mounted lower in the windshield on commercial motor vehicles (CMV) than is currently permitted.
Hours of Service of Drivers: Republic Services; Application for Exemption
Document Number: 2019-26096
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces that it has received an application from Republic Services requesting an exemption from the requirement that drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) qualifying for the ``short- haul'' exception must return to the original work reporting location and be released within 12 hours of coming on duty. Republic Services asks that its short-haul CMV drivers be permitted to return within 14 hours without losing their short-haul status. Furthermore, Republic Services requests relief from the current electronic logging device (ELD) regulations for its affiliated companies. FMCSA requests public comment on the Republic Services application for exemption.
Port of Moses Lake-Construction Exemption-Moses Lake, Wash.
Document Number: 2019-26089
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Toyota Motor North America, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2019-26086
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Toyota Motor North America, Inc., (Toyota) has determined that certain model year (MY) 2013-2019 Toyota RAV4 and MY 2014-2019 Toyota Highlander motor vehicles do not fully comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 302, Flammability of Interior Materials. Toyota filed a noncompliance report dated June 19, 2019. Toyota subsequently petitioned NHTSA on July 12, 2019, and later amended that petition on August 13, 2019, for a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety. This notice announces receipt of Toyota's petition.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters
Document Number: 2019-26079
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Airbus Helicopters Model AS332C, AS332C1, AS332L, AS332L1, and AS332L2 helicopters. This proposed AD would require removing the drain plugs from the fuel tank compartments located under the bottom structure. This proposed AD is prompted by the discovery that a modification to the fuel tank could lead to fuel accumulating in an area containing electrical equipment and subsequent ignition of fuel vapors. The actions of this proposed AD are intended to address an unsafe condition on these products.
Public Transportation Emergency Relief Funds for Transit Systems Affected by Major Declared Disasters Occurring in Calendar Year 2018
Document Number: 2019-26068
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $10,462,935 in non-competitive grants under the Public Transportation Emergency Relief Program (Emergency Relief Program) to States, Territories, local governmental authorities, Indian tribes, and other FTA recipients affected by major declared disasters occurring in calendar year 2018. Projects may include costs for disaster response, recovery, and rebuilding activities. FTA will distribute these funds in a manner consistent with the eligibility requirements of this program on a non-competitive basis, subject to the priorities set forth below.
Airworthiness Directives; General Electric Company Turbofan Engines
Document Number: 2019-25987
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all General Electric Company (GE) CF34-8C1, CF34-8C5, CF34-8C5A1, CF34-8C5B1, CF34-8C5A2, CF34-8C5A3, CF34-8E2, CF34-8E2A1, CF34-8E5, CF34-8E5A1, CF34-8E5A2, CF34-8E6, and CF34-8E6A1 turbofan engine models. This proposed AD was prompted by a predicted reduction in the cyclic life of the combustion chamber assembly aft flange, which could result in certain combustion chamber assemblies failing before reaching their published life limit. This proposed AD would require revisions to the Airworthiness Limitations Section (ALS) of the manufacturer's Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA) and to the air carrier's approved Continued Airworthiness Maintenance Programs (CAMP) to incorporate initial and repetitive fluorescent penetrant inspections (FPIs) of the combustion chamber assembly. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Amendment and Removal of Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes; Southeastern United States
Document Number: 2019-25921
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends 25 jet routes, removes 7 jet routes, and removes 1 high altitude area navigation (RNAV) route (Q-route) in the southeastern United States. This action supports the Northeast Corridor Atlantic Route Project to improve the efficiency of the National Airspace System (NAS) and reduce dependency on ground-based navigational systems.
Airworthiness Directives; Saab AB, Saab Aeronautics (Formerly Known as Saab AB, Saab Aerosystems) Airplanes
Document Number: 2019-25204
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2019-03- 19, which applied to all Saab AB, Saab Aeronautics Model SAAB 2000 airplanes. AD 2019-03-19 required a functional check of certain fuel probes, and replacement with a serviceable part if necessary. This AD continues to require a functional check of certain fuel probes, and replacement with a serviceable part if necessary. This AD also revises the definition of a ``serviceable part.'' This AD was prompted by reports that certain fuel probes indicated misleading fuel quantities on the engine indicating and crew alerting system (EICAS). The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at the San Marcos Regional Airport, San Marcos, Texas
Document Number: 2019-25930
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-02
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to rule and invite public comment on the release of land at the San Marcos Regional Airport under the provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21).
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2019-25721
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-02
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is revising an earlier proposal for all The Boeing Company Model 757 airplanes. This action revises the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) by reducing the compliance time for certain airplane configurations. The FAA is proposing this airworthiness directive (AD) to address the unsafe condition on these products. Since these actions would impose an additional burden over those in the NPRM, the FAA is reopening the comment period to allow the public the chance to comment on these changes.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes
Document Number: 2019-25720
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-02
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc., Model CL-600-2B19 (Regional Jet Series 100 & 440) airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by a report that a fouling condition was found between the generator power cables and the support brackets of the auxiliary-aft fuel tank during production. This proposed AD would require a visual inspection of the generator power cables for damage, installation of protective conduits and edging grommets, and applicable corrective actions. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Florida DOT Audit #2 Report
Document Number: 2019-25976
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program allows a State to assume FHWA's environmental responsibilities for review, consultation, and compliance for Federal highway projects. When a State assumes these Federal responsibilities, the State becomes solely responsible and liable for the responsibilities it has assumed, in lieu of FHWA. This program mandates annual audits during each of the first 4 years to ensure the State's compliance with program requirements. This notice makes available the final report of the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) second audit under the program.
Waybill Sample Reporting
Document Number: 2019-25924
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) proposes to amend its regulations with respect to the Waybill Sample data that railroads are required to submit to the Board. The proposed amendments to the Waybill Sample regulations would simplify the sampling rates of non-intermodal carload shipments and specify separate sampling strata and rates for intermodal shipments.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of New Approval of Information Collection: Service Availability Prediction Tool (SAPT)
Document Number: 2019-25923
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
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 Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 22, 2019. The collection involves aircraft operators using pre- flight availability predictions for navigation and surveillance and submitting a request for an authorization from air traffic control (ATC) via a web-based tool and application process. The collected information is necessary to: (1) Predict whether an aircraft flying the proposed route of flight will have sufficient position accuracy and integrity for:
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of New Approval of Information Collection: Privacy International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Address Program
Document Number: 2019-25922
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
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 Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 22, 2019. The collection involves an aircraft operator's request for a Privacy ICAO Address through a web-based application process. The collected information is necessary to qualify for the authorized use of the Privacy ICAO Address(es) and for monitoring airworthiness and enforcement activities.
Notice of Intent To Rule on a Request To Release Surplus Property at the Daniel Field Airport, Augusta, Georgia
Document Number: 2019-25920
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice is being given that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering a request from the City of Augusta to waive the requirement that 0.13 acres of surplus property located at the Daniel Field Airport be used for aeronautical purposes. Currently, the ownership of the property provides for the protection of FAR Part 77 surfaces and compatible land use which would continue to be protected with deed restrictions required in the transfer of land ownership.
FAA Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Teterboro (TEB) Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System (GPS) Runway (RWY) 19 Offset Procedure at Teterboro Airport, NJ
Document Number: 2019-25899
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA, Eastern Service Area, is issuing this notice to advise the public that the FAA has initiated preparation of an environmental assessment (EA) that will analyze and discuss the potential environmental impacts resulting from publishing and implementing a new approach procedure to TEB, the TEB RNAV (GPS) RWY 19 Offset (Proposed Project).
Airworthiness Directives; International Aero Engines, LLC Turbofan Engines
Document Number: 2019-25884
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain International Aero Engines, LLC (IAE LLC) PW1122G-JM, PW1124G- JM, PW1124G1-JM, PW1127G1-JM, PW1127GA-JM, PW1127G-JM, PW1129G-JM, PW1130G-JM, PW1133GA-JM, PW1133G-JM model turbofan engines. This AD requires replacement of certain low-pressure turbine (LPT) 3rd-stage blades. This AD was prompted by multiple reports of LPT 3rd-stage blade failures causing a reduction of engine thrust. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: Class I Railroad Annual Report
Document Number: 2019-25879
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of the collection of Class I Railroad Annual Reports, described below. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register on September 12, 2019. That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received.
CSX Transportation, Inc.-Corporate Family Merger Exemption-The Home Avenue Rail-Road Company
Document Number: 2019-25869
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Surplus Property Release at the Wetumpka Municipal Airport, Wetumpka, Alabama
Document Number: 2019-25856
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is considering a request from the City of Wetumpka, Alabama to waive the requirement that 15.81 acres of airport property located at the Wetumpka Municipal Airport in Wetumpka, Alabama, be used for aeronautical purposes.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in West Virginia
Document Number: 2019-25555
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces action taken by FHWA and that are final. This final agency action relates to a proposed highway project, improvements to US 340, from the Charles Town Bypass in Jefferson County, West Virginia to just south of the state boundary in Clarke County, Virginia. This decision will be used by Federal agencies in subsequent proceedings, including decisions to grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the proposed highway project. The FHWA's Record of Decision (ROD) provides details on the Selected Alternative for the proposed improvements.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace and Establishment of Class E Airspace Extension; Battle Mountain, NV
Document Number: 2019-25542
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify the Class E surface area, Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface and create Class E airspace as an extension to the Class E surface area at Battle Mountain Airport, Battle Mountain, NV. After establishment of a new area navigation (RNAV) procedure and review of the airspace, the FAA found it necessary to amend the existing airspace and establish new controlled airspace for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at this airport. This action would also remove a reference to the Battle Mountain VORTAC from the legal description for the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet.
Amendment of Class E Airspace: Madera, CA
Document Number: 2019-25540
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Madera Municipal Airport, Madera, CA, eliminates references to the Clovis and Friant Very High Frequency Omni-Directional Range/Tactical Air Navigation Aids (VORTAC) from the Airspace description, and updates the airport's geographic coordinates to match the FAA's aeronautical database. In addition, this action updates the airspace lateral dimensions to meet current requirements. This action supports the operation of Instrument flight Rules (IFR) under standard instrument approach and departure procedures in the National Airspace System.
Amendment of Class D; Los Angeles, CA
Document Number: 2019-25539
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action corrects a clerical error in the Class D legal description for Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA by removing the language establishing the airspace as part time. This action is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2019-25297
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule establishes, amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures (ODPs) for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, adding new obstacles, or changing air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2019-25296
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, adding new obstacles, or changing air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide for the safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions of Proposed Highway/Interchange Improvement in Ohio; Statute of Limitations on Claims
Document Number: 2019-25792
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of ODOT, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by ODOT that are final. The actions relate to the proposed modification of United States Route 62 (US-62) in the County of Stark, State of Ohio. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Rural Opportunities To Use Transportation for Economic Success: Request for Information
Document Number: 2019-25785
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
On October 28, 2019, the Secretary of Transportation issued an order launching the Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success (ROUTES) initiative. ROUTES will help the Department of Transportation (DOT) address disparities in rural transportation infrastructure to tangibly improve safety and economic competitiveness in all parts of the country. This notice requests comments on unmet transportation infrastructure needs in rural transportation, barriers that rural communities face in addressing these needs, stakeholders' experiences with applying to and using DOT discretionary grant and credit programs, and opportunities for DOT to improve its services and technical assistance to rural communities in relation to these grant and credit programs.
Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC-Abandonment Exemption-in Marshall County, Ala.
Document Number: 2019-25766
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a New Approval of Information Collection: National Sleep Study
Document Number: 2019-25714
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
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 study on relationships between aircraft noise events and the probability of waking up.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel TORTUGA (Motor Vessel); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2019-25712
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirements of the coastwise trade laws to allow the carriage of no more than twelve passengers for hire on vessels, which are three years old or more. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel THE NICE BOAT (Motor Vessel); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2019-25711
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirements of the coastwise trade laws to allow the carriage of no more than twelve passengers for hire on vessels, which are three years old or more. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Waiver Request for Aquaculture Support Operations for the 2020 Calendar Year: COLBY PERCE, RONJA CARRIER, SADIE JANE, MISS MILDRED 1, KC COMMANDER
Document Number: 2019-25710
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to a delegation of authority from the Secretary of Transportation, the Maritime Administrator is authorized to issue waivers allowing documented vessels with registry endorsements or foreign flag vessels to be used in operations that treat aquaculture fish or protect aquaculture fish from disease, parasitic infestation, or other threats to their health when suitable vessels of the United States are not available that could perform those services. A request for such a waiver has been received by the Maritime Administration (MARAD). This notice is being published to solicit comments intended to assist MARAD in determining whether suitable vessels of the United States are available that could perform the required services. If no suitable U.S.-flag vessels are available, the Maritime Administrator may issue a waiver in accordance with USCG regulations on Aquaculture. A brief description of the proposed aquaculture support service is listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel ANGRY FIN (Motor Vessel); Invitation for Public Comments
Document Number: 2019-25708
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirements of the coastwise trade laws to allow the carriage of no more than twelve passengers for hire on vessels, which are three years old or more. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Air Taxi and Commercial Operator Airport Activity Survey
Document Number: 2019-25702
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
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 to renew an information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 16, 2019. The collection involves requesting that small on-demand operators voluntarily provide the number of revenue passengers that boarded their aircraft at each airport annually. This information is used in determining an airport's category and eligibility for federal funding on an annual basis. It is not available through any other federal data source.
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.