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Excepted Service; August 2017
Document Number: 2018-03511
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from August 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017.
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Regulations: Revised Guaranteed Issue Conversion Requirements and Technical Updates
Document Number: 2018-03510
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Personnel Management proposes to amend the guaranteed issue conversion requirements for the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program. Guaranteed issue insurance policies are available in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. These rules update the requirements and timeframes for FEHB Carriers to offer assistance to enrollees who may wish to enroll in guaranteed issue conversion contracts and ensure that terminating enrollees are able to receive assistance from FEHB Carriers if they choose to enroll in guaranteed issue non-group policies. This rule also updates the title of the Director for Retirement and Insurance.
Marine Mammals and Endangered Species
Document Number: 2018-03509
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that permits or permit amendments have been issued to the following entities under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), as applicable.
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R); Agency Information Collection Activity; Notice of Reinstatement To Collect Information: Barrier Failure Reporting in Oil and Gas Operations on the Outer Continental Shelf; OMB Number Correction
Document Number: 2018-03508
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Transportation
The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) BTS published a 30-day comment period notice in the Federal Register Notice (82 FR 56116) on November 27, 2017 and a 60-day comment period Notice 82 FR 15787 on March 30, 2017. The notices were published using the wrong Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Number, 2139-0046. The correct OMB Number is 2138-0046. Therefore, BTS is reissuing the 30-day notice and extending the comment period accordingly. Comments submitted during the first notice will be considered.
Notice of Effectiveness of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status
Document Number: 2018-03506
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2018-03505
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2018-03504
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Charter Establishment of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2018-03503
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is establishing the charter for the Government- Industry Advisory Panel (``the Panel'').
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Reinstatement of a Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-03502
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-03501
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Pecans Grown in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas; Establishment of Reporting Requirements and New Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-03500
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule implements a recommendation made by the American Pecan Council (Council) to establish reporting requirements under the Federal marketing order for pecans (Order). These reporting requirements will enable collection of information from handlers on: Pecans received; pecans purchased outside the United States; shipments and inventory of pecans; pecans exported by country of destination; and pecans exported for shelling and returned to the United States. This information will be used to provide important statistical reports to the industry, meet requirements under the Order, and to help guide future marketing efforts.
Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2018-03497
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Department of Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing (``the Committee'').
Airworthiness Directives; AgustaWestland S.p.A. Helicopters
Document Number: 2018-03494
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for AgustaWestland S.p.A. (AgustaWestland) Model AW189 helicopters. This proposed AD would require inspecting the tail gearbox (TGB) fitting for a crack. This proposed AD is prompted by a report of a crack on a TGB fitting that was found during a scheduled inspection. The actions of this proposed AD are intended to prevent an unsafe condition on these products.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Decommissioning and/or Long-Term Stewardship at the West Valley Demonstration Project and Western New York Nuclear Service Center, Notice of Floodplain and Wetlands Involvement, and Draft Scope
Document Number: 2018-03493
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announce their intent to jointly prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Decommissioning and/or Long-Term Stewardship at the West Valley Demonstration Project and Western New York Nuclear Service Center (DOE/ EIS-0226-S1), hereinafter referred to as the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the West Valley Site, and to conduct a public scoping process. The West Valley Site, for the purposes of this SEIS and associated documents, includes the DOE West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) or Project Premises, and the retained premises, which includes the Western New York Nuclear Service Center (WNYNSC), and the State-Licensed Disposal Area (SDA). In 2010, DOE and NYSERDA decided to implement the Phased Decision-making Alternative, which was the preferred alternative in the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Decommissioning and/or Long-Term Stewardship at the West Valley Demonstration Project and Western New York Nuclear Service Center (DOE/EIS-0226) (2010 Final EIS). With this Notice of intent and draft scope, DOE and NYSERDA are initiating the public scoping process for the SEIS and requesting comments to help define the environmental issues and the range of reasonable alternatives to be analyzed.
Notice to All Interested Parties of Intent To Terminate Receiverships
Document Number: 2018-03492
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-03491
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Railroad Retirement Board, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the requirement of Section 3506 (c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 which provides opportunity for public comment on new or revised data collections, the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will publish periodic summaries of proposed data collections. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the RRB's estimate of the burden of the collection of the information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden related to the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 1. Title and purpose of information collection: Appeal Under the Railroad Retirement and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act; OMB 3220- 0007. Under Section 7(b)(3) of the Railroad Retirement Act (RRA), and Section 5(c) of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA) any person aggrieved by a decision made by an office of the RRB on his or her application for an annuity or benefit under those Acts has the right to appeal to the RRB. This right is prescribed in 20 CFR 260 and 20 CFR 320. The notification letter, which is provided at the time of filing the original application, informs the applicant of such right. When an applicant protests a decision, the concerned RRB office reviews the entire file and any additional evidence submitted and sends the applicant a letter explaining the basis of the determination. The applicant is then notified that to protest further, they can appeal to the RRB's Bureau of Hearings and Appeals. The appeal process is prescribed in 20 CFR 260.5 and 260.9 and 20 CFR 320.12 and 320.38. To file a request for an appeal the applicant must complete Form HA-1, Appeal Under the Railroad Retirement Act or Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. The form asks the applicant to explain the basis for their request for an appeal and, if necessary, to describe any additional evidence they wish to submit in support of the appeal. Completion is voluntary, however, if the information is not provided the RRB cannot process the appeal. The RRB proposes no changes to Form HA-1.
Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustments
Document Number: 2018-03490
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Small Business Administration (SBA) is amending its regulations to adjust for inflation the amount of certain civil monetary penalties that are within the jurisdiction of the agency. These adjustments comply with the requirement in the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, to make annual adjustments to the penalties.
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of New York
Document Number: 2018-03489
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of New York dated 02/13/2018. Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding. Incident Period: 07/01/2017 through 07/24/2017.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 982
Document Number: 2018-03488
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 982, Reduction of Tax Attributes Due to Discharge of Indebtedness.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-03487
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2018-03485
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) will take place.
DOE/NSF Nuclear Science Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-03484
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the DOE/NSF Nuclear Science Advisory Committee (NSAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-03483
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Notices and Correspondence Project Committee; Change
Document Number: 2018-03482
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on January 18, 2018, (83 FR 2725) the meeting date has changed. The date of the meeting is: Monday, March 19, 2018 and Friday March 20, 2018.
Open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Special Projects Committee; Change
Document Number: 2018-03481
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on January 18, 2018, (83 FR 2725) the meeting date has changed. The date of the meeting is: Monday, March 19, 2018 and Friday March 20, 2018.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Notices and Correspondence Project Committee; Change
Document Number: 2018-03480
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on January 18, 2018, the meeting date has changed.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee; Change
Document Number: 2018-03479
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on January 18, 2018, the meeting date has changed.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee; Change
Document Number: 2018-03478
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on January 18, 2018, the meeting date has changed.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee; Change
Document Number: 2018-03477
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on January 18, 2018, the meeting date has changed.
A Strategic Roadmap for Establishing New Approaches To Evaluate the Safety of Chemicals and Medical Products in the United States; Availability of Report
Document Number: 2018-03476
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM) coordinated the development of a strategic roadmap for establishing new approaches to evaluate the safety of chemicals and medical products in the United States. This document, prepared with support from the National Toxicology Program Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM), is now available.
National Institute of Nursing Research; Notice to Close Meeting
Document Number: 2018-03475
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2018-03474
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Eye Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2018-03473
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Draft NTP Research Report on the CLARITY-BPA Core Study; Availability of Document; Request for Comments; Notice of Peer-Review Meeting
Document Number: 2018-03472
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The National Toxicology Program (NTP) announces a meeting to peer review the Draft NTP Research Report on the CLARITY-BPA Core Study. This report presents the results of the core, guideline- compliant, chronic, extended-dose-range study of bisphenol A (BPA) in rats conducted as part of the CLARITY-BPA Research Program. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) conducted the study under the auspices of the National Toxicology Program and prepared the draft report in collaboration with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). The peer-review meeting will be held at NIEHS in Research Triangle Park, NC and is open to the public. Registration is requested for attendance at the meeting either in-person or by webcast and to present oral comments. Information about the meeting and registration is available at https://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/rrprp.
Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; CTEP Branch and Support Contracts Forms and Surveys (National Cancer Institute)
Document Number: 2018-03471
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 to provide opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will publish periodic summaries of propose projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Mianus River, Greenwich, CT
Document Number: 2018-03470
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Metro-North Bridge across the Mianus River, mile 1.0 at Greenwich, Connecticut. The deviation is necessary to repair the superstructure and replace timber ties. This deviation allows the bridge to be closed to navigation.
Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Establish an Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-03469
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans to request establishment and clearance of this collection. In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are providing opportunity for public comment on this action. After obtaining and considering public comment, NSF will prepare the submission requesting that OMB approve clearance of this collection for no longer than three years.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2018-03468
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-03466
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR)
Document Number: 2018-03465
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are sponsoring a public meeting on March 15, 2018. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States (U.S.) positions to be discussed at the 50th Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), taking place in Haikou, China between April 9 and 14, 2018. The Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety and the EPA recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 50th Session of the CCPR and to address items on the agenda.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Amendment 36A
Document Number: 2018-03463
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) Fishery Management Council (Council) has submitted Amendment 36A to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (Reef Fish FMP) for review, approval, and implementation by NMFS. Amendment 36A would require owners or operators of federally permitted commercial Gulf reef fish vessels landing any commercially caught, federally managed reef fish from the Gulf to provide notification prior to landing and to land at approved locations; require shares of red snapper individual fishing quota (IFQ) (RS-IFQ) program and groupers and tilefishes IFQ (GT-IFQ) program from non-activated accounts to be returned to NMFS for redistribution; and allow NMFS to hold back a portion of IFQ allocation at the start of the fishing year in anticipation of a commercial quota reduction. The purpose of Amendment 36A is to improve compliance and increase management flexibility in the RS-IFQ and GT-IFQ programs, and increase the likelihood of achieving optimum yield (OY) for reef fish stocks managed under these programs.
Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Lead Exposure and Prevention Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-03462
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is soliciting nominations for membership on the LEPAC. The LEPAC consists of 15 Federal and non-Federal experts in fields associated with lead screening, the prevention of lead exposure, and services for individuals and communities affected by lead exposure. Nominations are being sought for individuals who have expertise and qualifications necessary to contribute to the accomplishment of the committee's objectives. Nominees will be selected based on expertise in the fields of epidemiology, toxicology, mental health, pediatrics, early childhood education, special education, diet and nutrition, and environmental health. Members may be invited to serve for three-year terms. Selection of members is based on candidates' qualifications to contribute to the accomplishment of LEPAC objectives.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2018-03461
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of persons whose property and interests in property have been unblocked and removed from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-598); Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2018-03458
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, FERC-598 (Self-Certification for Entities Seeking Exempt Wholesale Generator Status or Foreign Utility Company Status) and submitting the information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. The Commission published a Notice in the Federal Register in Docket No. IC18-1-000 on December 11, 2017 requesting public comments. FERC received no comments in response to the Notice and is indicating that in its submittal to the OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request Information Collection Request Title: The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Quarterly Data Collection, OMB Number: 0906-0016-Revision
Document Number: 2018-03457
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Tennessee Valley Authority; Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2018-03456
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of amendments to Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-90, issued on February 7, 1996, and NPF-96, issued on October 22, 2015, and held by Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA or the licensee) for the operation of Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2 (Watts Bar or WBN), located in Rhea County, Tennessee. The proposed amendments would revise the Technical Specifications (TSs) related to control and shutdown rods, and rod and bank position indication. The proposed amendments adopt the changes contained in Technical Specification Task Force (TSTF) Change Traveler TSTF-547, Revision 1, ``Clarification of Rod Position Requirements,'' with variations as described in the application.