Air Plan Disapproval; Colorado; RACT Elements for the 2008 8-Hour Ozone Standard for the Denver Metro/North Front Range Nonattainment Area
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is disapproving portions of a state implementation plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Colorado to meet Clean Air Act (CAA) requirements for the 2008 8-hour ozone national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) in the Denver Metro/North Front Range nonattainment area (DMNFR Area). Specifically, the EPA is disapproving certain reasonably available control technology (RACT) SIP submittals.
Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions
The Department of State is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on the Department of Treasury's List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List) administered by the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) based on the Department of State's determination, in consultation with other departments, as appropriate, that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Negative Option Rule
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') has proposed amendments to the ``Rule Concerning the Use of Prenotification Negative Option Plans,'' to be retitled the ``Rule Concerning Subscriptions and Other Negative Option Plans'' (``Negative Option Rule'' or ``Rule''). The proposed changes are calculated to combat unfair or deceptive business practices, including recurring charges for products or services consumers do not want and cannot cancel without undue difficulty. In response to the notice of proposed rulemaking, several commenters requested an informal hearing. The informal hearing will be conducted virtually on January 16, 2024, at 10 a.m. Eastern, and the Commission's Chief Presiding Officer, the Chair, has appointed Administrative Law Judge for the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Honorable Carol Fox Foelak, to serve as the presiding officer of the informal hearing.
ExotoUSA LLC-Old Southern Brass; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of Federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The attached Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee; Public Meeting
The Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) will hold a public meeting via telephone conference line.
Request for Information (RFI) on NSF Public Access Plan 2.0: Ensuring Open, Immediate, and Equitable Access to National Science Foundation Funded Research; Correction
The National Science Foundation (NSF) published a document in the Federal Register of November 16, 2023, concerning a request for public input from the science and engineering research and education community on implementing NSF Public Access Plan 2.0: Ensuring Open, Immediate, and Equitable Access to National Science Foundation Funded Research. The links in the notice for the request for information and documentation did not publish; this notice serves to provide those links. The rest of the notice is being published in whole. This plan, described in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, represents an update to NSF current public access requirements in response to recent White House Office of Science and Technology Policy guidance. A primary consideration during the development of NSF's plan has been potential equity impacts of public access requirements. NSF's goal is to improve equity throughout the research life cycle, making data and opportunities available to all researchers, including those from marginalized communities and historically under-resourced institutions of higher education in the U.S. NSF is committed to considering the needs of the diverse US research community, including identifying possible unintended consequences that the plan and its implementation could produce.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Time and Extent Applications for Nonprescription Drug Products
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is announcing that a proposed collection of information has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Determination of Regulatory Review Period for Purposes of Patent Extension; ZYNLONTA
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) has determined the regulatory review period for ZYNLONTA and is publishing this notice of that determination as required by law. FDA has made the determination because of the submission of an application to the Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Department of Commerce, for the extension of a patent which claims that human biological product.
Review of International Authorizations To Assess Evolving National Security, Law Enforcement, Foreign Policy, and Trade Policy Risks; Amendment of the Schedule of Application Fees
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) adopts an Order announcing a requirement that all international section 214 authorization holders respond to a one-time collection to update the Commission's records regarding the foreign ownership of international section 214 authorization holders. The Commission, through its Telecommunications and Analysis Division, Office of International Affairs, further adopts a Supplemental Order exempting qualifying international section 214 authorization holders from having to provide certain items of information as part of the information collection. The Commission also announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved the information collection associated with the Commission's Order, FCC 23-28. Consistent with the Order, this document provides notice of the filing deadline of the information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Quarterly Summary of State & Local Government Tax Revenues
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed extension of the Quarterly Summary of State & Local Government Tax Revenues, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request an extension for the form currently used by marketers to apply for exemption from market promotion assessments under Federal marketing order programs.
Three Incidental Permit Applications and Proposed Habitat Conservation Plans; Lake, Volusia, and Orange Counties, FL; Reopening of Comment Periods
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are reopening the comment periods on notices announcing three incidental take permit applications, three proposed habitat conservation plans, and related documents. We are taking this action because of a disruption in the public's access to regulations.gov as a means of viewing documents and submitting comments when the three notices were initially published. We invite comments from the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies. If you already submitted a comment, you do not need to resubmit it.
Special Local Regulation; Lake Havasu, Lake Havasu City, AZ
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for the 2023 Lake Havasu City Christmas Parade of Lights that will be held on the navigable waters of Lake Havasu, AZ. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters of Lake Havasu during a vessel parade. This rule would prohibit spectators from anchoring, blocking, loitering, or transiting through the event area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Diego or a designated representative.
Pipeline Safety: Random Drug Testing Rate; Multi-Factor Authentication; and Operator and Contractor Management Information System Reporting
PHMSA has determined that the minimum random drug testing rate for covered employees will remain at 25 percent during calendar year 2024. For calendar year 2023 reporting, DOT is introducing MFA login procedures for submitting D&A testing data into the DAMIS database. This notice also explains how pipeline operators and contractors will obtain MFA login information.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Citrus Canker; Designating Alabama a Commercial Citrus-Producing Area
We are revising the regulations to designate the State of Alabama as a commercial citrus-producing area in the current citrus canker regulations, and to update the scientific name for citrus canker used in the regulations. The State of Alabama has stated that it has commercial citrus production in the State, and the scientific name used in the regulations for citrus canker is obsolete and no longer used. These actions will update the regulations in order to provide Alabama protections that are afforded under the regulations to commercial citrus-producing States and be current as to the scientific name for citrus canker.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Public Combined Board and Board Committees Meeting
The FirstNet Authority Board will convene an open public meeting of the Board and Board Committees.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Medical Review Update
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, NSF proposes to establish a new agency system of records, entitled Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act Request and Appeal Records, NSF-81. This system comprises records of requests and administrative appeals filed by individuals seeking access to agency records under the Freedom of Information Act, and requests and appeals by individuals seeking to access or amend agency records, if any, that NSF may maintain about them under the Privacy Act. System records about individual requesters, and their attorneys or representatives, if applicable, include the original request for access, amendment, and any administrative appeal, and other supporting documentation, which can include memoranda, correspondence, notes, copies of records released to the requester, and other file materials compiled or generated in the processing and disposition of the individual's request or appeal.
Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act: Implementation of Sections 102, 103, and 104; Extension of Compliance Date
This notice extends the compliance date for HUD's final rule entitled ``Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016: Implementation of Section 102, 103, and 104'' (``HOTMA final rule'') for Community Planning and Development (``CPD'') programs. Specifically, HUD is extending the compliance date for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (``HOME''), HOME-American Rescue Plan program, Housing Trust Fund (``HTF''), Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (``HOPWA''), Community Development Block Grant Program (``CDBG''), Emergency Solution Grants (ESG), Continuum of Care (CoC) programs, and CPD programs funded through competitive process (``CPD programs'') until January 1, 2025. HUD is taking this action to allow jurisdictions, participants, and grantees additional time to incorporate HUD's income and asset requirements into their own programs and the flexibility to transition implementing HOTMA requirements under their own timelines.
Removing Criminal Conviction Restrictions for Testers in FHIP- and FHAP-Funded Testing Programs; Extension of Comment Period
On October 31, 2023, HUD published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking entitled ``Removing Criminal Conviction Restrictions for Testers in FHIP- and FHAP-Funded Testing Programs,'' proposing to eliminate the tester restrictions for Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) grantees and for Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) agencies that forbid FHIP and FHAP recipients from using fair housing testers with prior felony convictions or convictions of crimes involving fraud or perjury. The proposed rule provided for a 60- day comment period, which would have ended January 2, 2024. HUD has determined that a 9-day extension of the comment period, until January 11, 2024, is appropriate. This extension will allow interested persons additional time to analyze the proposal and prepare their comments.
Procurement Thresholds for Implementation of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979
The U.S. Trade Representative has determined the U.S. dollar procurement thresholds to implement certain U.S. trade agreement obligations, as of January 1, 2024, for calendar years 2024 and 2025.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Statement of Exigent/Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Child Under Age 16
The Department of State has submitted the information collections described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on these collections from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Visitor Impacts and Experiences Related to Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we, the National Park Service (NPS) are proposing a new information collection.
Silicomanganese From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2021-2022
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that silicomanganese from India was sold in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) May 1, 2021, through April 30, 2022.
Circular Welded Carbon Steel Standard Pipe and Tube Products From Turkey: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2021-2022
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that sales of circular welded carbon steel standard pipe and tube products from Turkey were made at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) May 1, 2021, through April 30, 2022.
Diffusion-Annealed, Nickel-Plated Flat-Rolled Steel Products From Japan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2021-2022
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Toyo Kohan Co., Ltd. (Toyo Kohan) made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), May 1, 2021, through April 30, 2022.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fisheries; Closure of the General Category December Fishery for 2023
NMFS closes the General category fishery for large medium and giant (i.e., measuring 73 inches (185 cm) curved fork length or greater) Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) for the remainder of the December time period. This action applies to Atlantic Tunas General category (commercial) permitted vessels and highly migratory species (HMS) Charter/Headboat permitted vessels with a commercial sale endorsement when fishing commercially for BFT. Fishermen aboard General category permitted vessels and HMS Charter/Headboat permitted vessels may tag and release BFT of all sizes, subject to the requirements of the catch- and-release and tag-and-release programs. On January 1, 2024, the fishery will reopen automatically.
New Postal Products
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission's consideration concerning a negotiated service agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Request for Information Regarding the Draft Interagency Guidance Framework for Considering the Exercise of March-In Rights
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks comments on the Draft Interagency Guidance Framework for Considering the Exercise of March-In Rights, which reviews the factors that an agency may consider when deciding whether to exercise march-in rights. NIST requests information from the public on the proposed version of this guidance document to ensure that it is clear, and its application will both fulfill the purpose of march-in rights and uphold the policy and objectives of the Bayh-Dole Act. The information received in response to this RFI will inform NIST and the Interagency Working Group for Bayh-Dole (IAWGBD) in developing a final framework document that may be used by an agency when making a march-in decision. NIST will hold at least one informational webinar explaining the Draft Interagency Guidance Framework for Considering the Exercise of March-In Rights and how the public can submit comments. Details about the informational webinar(s), including dates, times and any registration requirements, will be announced at https:// www.nist.gov/tpo/policy-coordination/bayh-dole-act.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Reinstatement of a Previously Approved Information Collection
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of a new (periodic) information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on September 20, 2023. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.