Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'' or ``CFTC'') is adopting and invites comment on an interim final rule amending its margin requirements for uncleared swaps for swap dealers (``SDs'') and major swap participants (``MSPs'') for which there is no prudential regulator (``CFTC Margin Rule''). The Commission is revising the compliance schedule for the posting and collection of initial margin under the CFTC Margin Rule to defer the compliance date of September 1, 2020, to September 1, 2021 (``Interim Final Rule''). The Commission is issuing the Interim Final Rule to address the operational challenges faced by certain entities subject to the CFTC Margin Rule as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (``COVID-19'') pandemic, consistent with the recent revision of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (together, ``BCBS/IOSCO'') implementation schedule for margin requirements for non-centrally-cleared derivatives.
Creation of Interstitial 12.5 Kilohertz Channels in the 800 MHz Band Between 809-817/854-862 MHz
In this document, the Commission grants in part and denies in part a petition for reconsideration seeking modification and clarification of certain technical rules adopted in a 2018 Report and Order for coordinating interstitial channels in the 809-817/854-862 MHz band (800 MHz Mid-Band). In particular, the document allows some applicants for interstitial applications to streamline their applications, clarifies standards for calculating interference contours that define the distances that must be maintained between interstitial and incumbent stations and refines certain technical elements of the interstitial channel rules.
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Site Remediation Residual Risk and Technology Review
This action finalizes the residual risk and technology review (RTR) conducted for the Site Remediation source category regulated under national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing the proposed determination that risks due to emissions of air toxics from site remediation sources are acceptable and that no revision to the standards is required to provide an ample margin of safety to protect public health. Based on the results of our technology review, we are promulgating the proposed changes to the leak detection and repair (LDAR) program. In addition, the EPA is finalizing amendments to revise regulatory provisions pertaining to emissions during periods of startup, shutdown and malfunction (SSM), including finalizing work practice requirements for pressure relief devices (PRDs) and the 240- hour maintenance period for control devices on tanks. We are finalizing requirements for electronic submittal of semiannual reports and performance test results. Finally, we are making minor clarifications and corrections. The final revisions to the rule will increase the level of emissions control and environmental protection provided by the Site Remediation NESHAP.
Pacific Halibut Fisheries; Catch Sharing Plan
NMFS issues this final rule to revise regulations for the commercial individual fishing quota (IFQ) Pacific halibut (halibut) fisheries for the 2020 IFQ fishing year. This final rule removes limits on the maximum amount of halibut IFQ that may be harvested by a vessel, commonly known as vessel use caps, in IFQ regulatory areas 4B (Aleutian Islands), 4C (Central Bering Sea), and 4D (Eastern Bering Sea). This final rule is necessary because immediate action is needed to ensure allocations of halibut IFQ can be harvested by the limited number of vessels operating in these areas due to travel restrictions and health mandates. This action is within the authority of the Secretary of Commerce to establish additional regulations governing the taking of halibut which are in addition to, and not in conflict with, those adopted by the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC). This emergency rule is intended to promote the goals and objectives of the IFQ Program, the Northern Pacific Halibut Act of 1982, and other applicable laws.
Pacific Island Pelagic Fisheries; 2020 U.S. Territorial Longline Bigeye Tuna Catch Limits
NMFS proposes a 2020 limit of 2,000 metric tons (t) of longline- caught bigeye tuna for each U.S. Pacific territory (American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)). NMFS would allow each territory to allocate up to 1,500 t each year to U.S. longline fishing vessels in a specified fishing agreement that meets established criteria, but the overall allocation limit among all territories may not exceed 3,000 t. As an accountability measure, NMFS would monitor, attribute, and restrict (if necessary) catches of longline-caught bigeye tuna, including catches made under a specified fishing agreement. The proposed catch limits and accountability measures would support the long-term sustainability of fishery resources of the U.S. Pacific Islands.
Airworthiness Directives; Various Restricted Category Helicopters
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for various restricted category helicopters, originally manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Sikorsky), Model EH-60A, HH-60L, S-70, S-70A, S-70C, S-70C(M), S-70C(M1), and UH-60A. This proposed AD would require initial and recurring inspections of the main rotor (M/R) blade spindle cuff for a crack. This proposed AD is prompted by multiple reports of a cracked M/R blade spindle cuff. The proposed actions are intended to prevent an unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Yaborã Indústria Aeronáutica S.A. (Type Certificate Previously Held by Embraer S.A.) Airplanes
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Yabor[atilde] Ind[uacute]stria Aeron[aacute]utica S.A. Model ERJ 170 airplanes and Model ERJ 190-100 STD, -100 LR, -100 ECJ, -100 IGW, -200 STD, -200 LR, and -200 IGW airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of cracks discovered on the engine pylon inboard lower link lugs. This AD requires repetitive detailed inspections of the engine inboard and outboard engine pylon lower link lugs for cracking, and repair if necessary, as specified in an Ag[ecirc]ncia Nacional de Avia[ccedil][atilde]o Civil (ANAC) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc., Model BD-700-1A10 and BD-700-1A11 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report that certain safety valves at the left- and right-hand sides of the cabin pressure control system were not installed correctly and that the trunnion nuts used to fasten the V-band clamp were over torqued. This AD requires a measurement of the trunnion nut torque of the V-band clamp, an inspection of the safety valve and airplane bulkhead flange area for any cracking and deformations, and corrective actions, if necessary. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus SAS Model A319-111, -112, -113, -114, -115, -151N, and -153N airplanes; Model A320-251N, -252N, -253N, -271N, -272N, and -273N airplanes; and Model A321-251N, -251NX, -252N, -252NX, -253N, -253NX, -271N, -271NX, -272N, and -272NX airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report of a non-stabilized approach followed by an automatic go-around, which led to an airplane pitch-up attitude and resulted in an auto-pilot disconnection. This AD requires revising the airplane flight manual (AFM) and applicable corresponding operational procedures to limit the use of speed brakes in certain airplane configurations and informing all flight crews, thereafter, to operate the airplane with limitations accordingly, 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.
Security Bars and Processing
This proposed rule would amend existing DHS and DOJ (collectively, ``the Departments'') regulations to clarify that the Departments may consider emergency public health concerns based on communicable disease due to potential international threats from the spread of pandemics when making a determination as to whether ``there are reasonable grounds for regarding [an] alien as a danger to the security of the United States'' and, thus, ineligible to be granted asylum or the protection of withholding of removal in the United States under Immigration and Nationality Act (``INA'') sections 208 and 241 and DHS and DOJ regulations. The proposed rule also would provide that this application of the statutory bars to eligibility for asylum and withholding of removal will be effectuated at the credible fear screening stage for aliens in expedited removal proceedings in order to streamline the protection review process and minimize the spread and possible introduction into the United States of communicable and widespread disease. The proposed rule further would allow DHS to exercise its prosecutorial discretion regarding how to process individuals subject to expedited removal who are determined to be ineligible for asylum in the United States on certain grounds, including being reasonably regarded as a danger to the security of the United States. Finally, the proposed rule would modify the process for evaluating the eligibility of aliens for deferral of removal who are ineligible for withholding of removal as presenting a danger to the security of the United States.
Miscellaneous and General Requirements
The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA, or Authority) adopts an addition to its regulations. The additional regulation concerns the revocation of a written assignment of amounts deducted from the pay of a federal employee for the payment of regular and periodic dues allotted to an exclusive representative. Specifically, the regulation provides that, after the expiration of a one-year period during which an assignment may not be revoked, an employee may initiate the revocation of a previously authorized assignment at any time that the employee chooses. However, the additional regulation will not apply to the revocation of assignments that were authorized prior to the effective date of the regulation.
Airworthiness Directives; Leonardo S.p.a. Helicopters
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Leonardo S.p.a. (Leonardo) Model AB139 and AW139 helicopters. This proposed AD would require removing certain engine mounting rods from service and prohibit their installation on any helicopter. This proposed AD was prompted by a report of non-conforming engine mounting rods. The actions of this proposed AD are intended to address an unsafe condition on these products.
Revocation and Amendment of Multiple Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes in the Vicinity of Bradford, PA, and Wellsville, NY
This action amends VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways V-33, V-116, V-119, V-126, V-164, V-170, V-265, V-270, and V- 501 in the vicinity of Bradford, PA, and Wellsville, NY. The VOR Federal airway modifications are necessary due to the planned decommissioning of the VOR portions of the Bradford, PA, VOR/Distance Measuring Equipment (VOR/DME) and the Wellsville, NY, VOR/Tactical Air Navigation (VORTAC) navigation aids (NAVAIDs). The NAVAIDs provide navigation guidance for portions of the affected airways. These VORs are being decommissioned as part of the FAA's VOR Minimum Operational Network (MON) program.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
This rule identifies communities where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date. Also, information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's Community Status Book (CSB). The CSB is available at https:// www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program-community-statu s-book.
Safety Zones; Northern California and Lake Tahoe Area Annual Fireworks Events, San Francisco, CA
The Coast Guard is amending and establishing several permanent safety zones in the Captain of the Port San Francisco zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay, Carquinez Strait, Mare Island Strait, Sacramento River, Lake Tahoe, and Monterey Bay during annual fireworks displays. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative.
Regulated Navigation Area; Lake Washington, Seattle, WA
The Coast Guard will not enforce the Regulated Navigation Area in Lake Washington, Seattle, WA as part of Seattle Seafair events which typically occur annually in July and August. The Captain of the Port has determined that since Seafair has been cancelled in 2020, enforcement of this regulation is not necessary.
Safety Zones; Annual Firework Displays Within the Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound Area of Responsibility
The Coast Guard will not enforce the Safety Zone for the Seattle Seafair Firework Display in Lake Washington, Seattle, WA in July 2020. The Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound has determined that since Seafair has been cancelled in 2020, enforcement of this regulation is not necessary.
Seafair Air Show Performance, Seattle, WA
The Coast Guard will not enforce the safety zone for the Seafair Air Show Performance in Lake Washington, Seattle, WA in July and August 2020. The Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound has determined that since this event is cancelled, enforcement of this regulation is not necessary.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Long Creek, Nassau, NY
The Coast Guard is altering the operating schedule that governs the Loop Parkway Bridge across Long Creek, mile 0.7 at Nassau, New York. The bridge owner, New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), submitted a request to modify bridge openings and expects that this change to the regulations will better serve the needs of the community while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Security Zones, Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels, Puget Sound, WA
The Coast Guard will not enforce the security zones for Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels in Puget Sound, WA in July and August 2020. The Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound has determined that since the event is cancelled, enforcement of this regulation is not necessary.
Air Plan Approval; Missouri and Kansas; Determination of Attainment for the Jackson County, Missouri 1-Hour Sulfur Dioxide Nonattainment Area and Redesignation of the Wyandotte County, Kansas Unclassifiable Area to Attainment/Unclassifiable
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to determine that the Jackson County, Missouri 1-hour (1-hr) Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) Nonattainment Area has attained the NAAQS and to redesignate the Wyandotte County, Kansas 1-hr SO2 NAAQS Unclassifiable Area as Attainment/Unclassifiable. Both final action decisions are based on air quality monitoring and modeling data.
Procedural Requirements Governing Proceedings Pertaining to Marketing Agreements and Marketing Orders
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is adopting a final rule to amend the procedural regulations governing proceedings to formulate or amend Marketing Agreements and Marketing Orders. This final rule adopts a provision to allow the agency to utilize alternative procedures for conducting a rulemaking proceeding as outlined in a notice of hearing.
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Paper and Other Web Coating Residual Risk and Technology Review
This action finalizes the residual risk and technology review (RTR) conducted for the Paper and Other Web Coating (POWC) source category regulated under national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP). The Agency is finalizing the proposed determination that risks due to emissions of air toxics are acceptable from this source category and that the current NESHAP provides an ample margin of safety to protect public health. Further, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified no new cost-effective controls under the technology review that would achieve significant further emissions reductions, and, thus, is finalizing the proposed determination that no revisions to the standards are necessary based on developments in practices, processes, or control technologies. In addition, the Agency is taking final action addressing startup, shutdown, and malfunction (SSM). These final amendments address emissions during SSM events, add a compliance demonstration equation that accounts for retained volatiles in the coated web; add repeat testing and electronic reporting requirements; and make technical and editorial changes. The EPA is making these amendments to improve the effectiveness of the NESHAP, and although these amendments are not expected to reduce emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAP), they will improve monitoring, compliance, and implementation of the rule.
Safety Zone; Amelia River, Fernandina, FL
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone for navigable waters within a 500-yard radius of the VB-10,000 work barge while transiting the Sector Jacksonville Captain of the Port Zone. Once the VB-10,000 work barge is moored at the Nassau Terminal in Fernandina Beach, FL, the safety zone will be reduced to a 100-yard radius. This safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with a barge of this size and with restricted manuerverability. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Jacksonville.
National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard; Guidance on Validation of a Refining Process and Selecting a Testing Method
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) posts final guidance to validate a refining process and selects a testing method as it pertains to the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (Standard).
The Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks; Correction
This document corrects technical errors in the final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on April 30, 2020, entitled ``The Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks.'' That document promulgated final standards for Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and carbon dioxide emissions for passenger cars and light trucks (collectively, light-duty vehicles) to be manufactured in model years 2021-2026.
Airworthiness Directives; Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd & Co KG (Type Certificate Previously Held by Rolls-Royce plc) Turbofan Engines
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd. & Co KG (RRD) Trent 1000-A, Trent 1000-AE, Trent 1000-C, Trent 1000-CE, Trent 1000-D, Trent 1000-E, Trent 1000-G, and Trent 1000-H model turbofan engines. This AD requires removing and replacing one or both affected engines, depending on whether the engine pairing combinations are compliant or non-compliant, as described in the service information. This AD was prompted by occurrences of in- service engine surges on affected RRD Trent model turbofan engines with a high number of intermediate pressure compressor (IPC) module flight hours since new (HSN) or cycles since new (CSN). The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Vessel Monitoring Systems; Requirements for Type-Approval of Cellular Transceiver Units
The U.S. Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) program type-approves enhanced mobile transceiver units (EMTUs) for use in U.S. fisheries. Currently, the only approved method for transferring VMS data from a vessel to NMFS is by satellite-linked communication services. This final rule amends the existing VMS type-approval regulations to add cellular-based EMTUs (EMTU-Cs) type-approval application and testing procedures; compliance and revocation processes; and technical, service, and performance standards. This rule is necessary to allow for the use of EMTU-Cs and cellular communication service, in addition to satellite-only models, in federally managed fisheries.
National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Deletion of the DuPage County Landfill/Blackwell Forest Superfund Site
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 is publishing a direct final Notice of Deletion of the DuPage County Landfill/Blackwell Forest Superfund Site (DuPage County Landfill Site), located in Warrenville, Illinois, from the National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL, promulgated pursuant to Section 105 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, as amended, is an appendix of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP). This direct final deletion is being published by EPA with the concurrence of the State of Illinois, through the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA), because EPA has determined that all appropriate response actions under CERCLA, other than operation and maintenance, monitoring, and five-year reviews, have been completed. However, this deletion does not preclude future actions under Superfund.
National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Deletion of the DuPage County Landfill/Blackwell Forest Superfund Site
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 is issuing a Notice of Intent to Delete the DuPage County Landfill/Blackwell Forest Superfund Site (DuPage County Landfill Site) located in Warrenville, Illinois, from the National Priorities List (NPL) and requests public comments on this proposed action. The NPL, promulgated pursuant to Section 105 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, as amended, is an appendix of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP). The EPA and the State of Illinois, through the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA), have determined that all appropriate response actions under CERCLA, other than operation and maintenance, monitoring and five-year reviews, have been completed at the DuPage County Landfill Site. However, this deletion does not preclude future actions under Superfund.
National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Partial Deletion of the U.S. Smelter and Lead Refinery, Inc. Superfund Site
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 is issuing a Notice of Intent to Delete 671 properties located in Zones 2 and 3 of Operable Unit 1 (OU1) of the U.S. Smelter and Lead Refinery, Inc. Superfund Site (USS Lead Site or Site) in East Chicago, Indiana, from the National Priorities List (NPL) and requests public comments on this proposed action. The NPL, promulgated pursuant to Section 105 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, as amended, is an appendix of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP). The EPA and the State of Indiana, through the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM), have determined that all appropriate response actions under CERCLA have been completed for the identified properties. However, this deletion does not preclude future actions under Superfund.
Consolidated Net Operating Losses
This notice of proposed rulemaking contains proposed amendments to the consolidated return regulations under section 1502 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The proposed regulations provide guidance implementing recent statutory amendments to section 172 and withdraw and re-propose certain sections of proposed regulations issued in prior notices of proposed rulemaking relating to the absorption of consolidated net operating loss carryovers and carrybacks. In addition, the proposed regulations update regulations applicable to consolidated groups that include both life insurance companies and other companies to reflect statutory changes. These proposed regulations would affect corporations that file consolidated returns.
Carryback of Consolidated Net Operating Losses
This document contains temporary regulations under section 1502 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) that affect corporations filing consolidated returns. These regulations permit consolidated groups that acquire new members that were members of another consolidated group to elect in a year subsequent to the year of acquisition to waive all or part of the pre-acquisition portion of an extended carryback period under section 172 of the Code for certain losses attributable to the acquired members where there is a retroactive statutory extension of the NOL carryback period under section 172. These regulations respond to the enactment of section 2303 of the CARES Act, which retroactively extends the carryback period under section 172 for taxable years beginning after 2017 and before 2021.
Air Plan Approval; New Mexico; Repeal of State Regulations for Particulate Matter for Lime Manufacturing Plants
Pursuant to the Federal Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a New Mexico State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision for the repeal of State regulations titled 20.2.20 NMAC (Title 20: Environmental Protection, Chapter 2: Air Quality (Statewide), Part 20: Lime Manufacturing PlantsParticulate Matter of the New Mexico Administrative Code) that cover particulate matter emission standards for lime manufacturing plants and lime hydrators in the State of New Mexico. EPA is proposing to approve the repeal of the regulations based on the CAA section 110(l) demonstration contained in the New Mexico submittal, which provides that the SIP revision will not interfere with attainment and maintenance of the NAAQS or any other CAA requirement.
Safety Standard for Hand-Held Infant Carriers; Correction
On May 20, 2020, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or CPSC) issued a direct final rule revising CPSC's mandatory standard for hand-held infant carriers to incorporate by reference the most recent version of the applicable ASTM standard. This document adds an email address, which will provide the public several ways to contact CPSC, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Revisions to Safety Standard for Sling Carriers; Corrections
On April 20, 2020, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or CPSC) issued a direct final rule revising CPSC's mandatory standard for sling carriers to incorporate by reference the most recent version of the applicable ASTM standard. That document omitted an ASTM contact phone number. This document adds an ASTM contact telephone number. Additionally, that document contained a CPSC telephone number that is now inactive. To ensure that the public will be able to contact CPSC, in this document, we provide a correct telephone number and add an email contact, which will provide the public several ways to contact CPSC, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Revisions to Safety Standard for Children's Folding Chair and Stools; Correction
On April 1, 2020, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or CPSC) issued a direct final rule revising CPSC's mandatory standard for children's folding chairs and stools to incorporate by reference the most recent version of the applicable ASTM standard. That document contained a CPSC telephone number that is now inactive. To ensure that the public will be able to contact CPSC, in this document, we provide a correct telephone number and add an email address, which will provide the public several ways to contact CPSC, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Revisions to Safety Standard for Portable Bed Rails; Corrections
On February 25, 2020, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or CPSC) issued a direct final rule revising CPSC's mandatory standard for portable bed rails to incorporate by reference the most recent version of the applicable ASTM standard. That document contained typographical errors. In this document, we correct those errors, provide an additional option for viewing the standard, and add new contact information, which will provide the public several ways to contact CPSC, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Updating the Intercarrier Compensation Regime To Eliminate Access Arbitrage
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission responds to a petition for reconsideration of the Access Arbitrage Order filed by Iowa Network Services d/b/a Aureon Network Services (Aureon) in Iowa. Upon review of the record, we dismiss Aureon's Petition as procedurally defective, and independently, and in the alternative, deny it on substantive grounds.
Tart Cherries Grown in the States of Michigan, et al.; Free and Restricted Percentages for the 2019-20 Crop Year
This rule implements a recommendation from the Cherry Industry Administrative Board (Board) to establish free and restricted percentages for the 2019-20 crop year pursuant to the marketing order for tart cherries grown in the states of Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin. This action establishes the proportion of tart cherries from the 2019-20 crop that may be handled in commercial outlets. This action should stabilize marketing conditions by adjusting supply to meet market demand and help improve grower returns. Also, a correction is made to section 930.151 to reflect the correct desirable carry-out inventory not to exceed a maximum of 100 million pounds (81 FR 63676).
Registration and Compliance Requirements for Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors: Prohibiting Exemptions on Behalf of Persons Subject to Certain Statutory Disqualifications
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) is adopting as final (Final Rule) an amendment to Regulation 4.13, which contains the regulations applicable to commodity pool operators (CPOs) and commodity trading advisors. The Final Rule generally prohibits persons who have, or whose principals have, in their backgrounds any of the statutory disqualifications listed in section 8a(2) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA or the Act) from claiming a CPO registration exemption under Regulation 4.13. Specifically, the Final Rule will require any person filing a notice claiming such exemption to represent that, subject to limited exceptions, neither the claimant nor any of its principals has in their backgrounds a CEA section 8a(2) disqualification that would require disclosure, if the claimant sought registration with the Commission.
NESHAP: Surface Coating of Automobiles and Light-Duty Trucks; Miscellaneous Metal Parts and Products; Plastic Parts and Products; Large Appliances; Printing, Coating, and Dyeing of Fabrics and Other Textiles; and Metal Furniture Residual Risk and Technology Reviews
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action on the residual risk and technology reviews (RTRs) conducted for the Surface Coating of Automobiles and Light-Duty Trucks (ALDT); Surface Coating of Miscellaneous Metal Parts and Products (MMPP); and the Surface Coating of Plastic Parts and Products (PPP) source categories regulated under national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP). These final amendments also address emissions during periods of startup, shutdown, and malfunction (SSM); electronic reporting of performance test results and compliance reports; the addition of EPA Method 18 and updates to several measurement methods; and the addition of requirements for periodic performance testing. Several miscellaneous technical amendments were also made to improve the clarity of the rule requirements. We are making no revisions to the numerical emission limits based on these risk analyses or technology reviews. This notice also finalizes technical corrections to the NESHAP for Surface Coating of Large Appliances; NESHAP for Printing, Coating, and Dyeing of Fabrics and Other Textiles; and NESHAP for Surface Coating of Metal Furniture.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Sablefish in the Bering Sea Subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
NMFS is prohibiting retention of non-Community Development Quota (CDQ) sablefish by vessels using trawl gear in the Bering Sea subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary because the 2020 non-CDQ sablefish initial total allowable catch (ITAC) in the Bering Sea subarea of the BSAI will be reached.
Section 42, Low-Income Housing Credit Compliance-Monitoring Regulations
This document contains proposed regulations relating to the compliance-monitoring duties of State or local housing credit agencies (Agencies) for purposes of the low-income housing credit under section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). These proposed regulations would relax the minimum compliance-monitoring sampling requirement for purposes of physical inspections and low-income certification review provided in the Amendments to the Low-Income Housing Credit Compliance- Monitoring Regulations (T.D. 9848) published in the Federal Register (84 FR 6076). The proposed regulations will affect owners of low-income housing projects, tenants in those low-income housing projects, and Agencies that administer the credit.
Establishment of Class E Airspace; Quinter, KS
This action establishes Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface of the earth at Gove County Airport, Quinter, KS, to accommodate new area navigation (RNAV) procedures at the airport. This action will ensure the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations within the National Airspace System.
Determination of Attainment by the Attainment Date for the Salt Lake City, Utah and Provo, Utah 2006 24-Hour PM2.5
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register on June 8 2020, determining that the Salt Lake City, Utah and Provo, Utah Serious PM2.5 nonattainment areas had attained the 2006 24-hour National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for PM2.5 and this document corrects information displayed in a Table within that proposed rule.
Airworthiness Directives; General Electric Company Turbofan Engines
The FAA is superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2005-23-09 for all General Electric Company (GE) CF6-80E1A1, -80E1A2, -80E1A3, - 80E1A4, and -80E1A4/B model turbofan engines. AD 2005-23-09 required initial and repetitive fluorescent-penetrant inspections (FPI) of certain areas of high-pressure compressor (HPC) cases, part number (P/ N) 1509M97G07 and P/N 2083M69G03. This AD requires an update of the Airworthiness Limitations Section (ALS) of GE Engine Manual GEK99376 and the operator's existing continuous airworthiness maintenance program (CAMP). This AD was prompted by GE performed an updated lifing analysis on the HPC case. As a result, GE found additional locations on the cases requiring FPI, revised the inspection interval for performing FPI of the existing location, and added an additional P/N HPC case that requires inspection. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Special Local Regulation; Ohio River, Owensboro, KY
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary special local regulation for all navigable waters of the Ohio River from mile marker (MM) 754 .0 to MM 759.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Owensboro, KY, during a high speed boat race on August 14, 2020 through August 16, 2020. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Breton Bay, McIntosh Run, Leonardtown, MD
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish special local regulations for certain waters of Breton Bay and McIntosh Run. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at Leonardtown, MD, during a high-speed power boat demonstration event on August 1, 2020, and August 2, 2020. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Improving Investment Advice for Workers & Retirees
This document gives notice of a proposed class exemption from certain prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA), and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code). The prohibited transaction provisions of ERISA and the Code generally prohibit fiduciaries with respect to employee benefit plans (Plans) and individual retirement accounts and annuities (IRAs) from engaging in self-dealing and receiving compensation from third parties in connection with transactions involving the Plans and IRAs. The provisions also prohibit purchasing and selling investments with the Plans and IRAs when the fiduciaries are acting on behalf of their own accounts (principal transactions). This proposed exemption would allow investment advice fiduciaries under both ERISA and the Code to receive compensation, including as a result of advice to roll over assets from a Plan to an IRA, and to engage in principal transactions, that would otherwise violate the prohibited transaction provisions of ERISA and the Code. The exemption would apply to registered investment advisers, broker- dealers, banks, insurance companies, and their employees, agents, and representatives that are investment advice fiduciaries. The exemption would include protective conditions designed to safeguard the interests of Plans, participants and beneficiaries, and IRA owners. The new class exemption would affect participants and beneficiaries of Plans, IRA owners, and fiduciaries with respect to such Plans and IRAs.