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Identification of Foreign Countries Whose Nationals Are Eligible To Participate in the H-2A and H-2B Nonimmigrant Worker Programs
Document Number: 2021-00671
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Under Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) may generally only approve petitions for H-2A and H-2B nonimmigrant status for nationals of countries that the Secretary of Homeland Security, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, has designated by notice published in the Federal Register. Each such notice shall be effective for one year after its date of publication. This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of State, is identifying 81 countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2A program and 80 countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2B program for the coming year.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Part 239, Acquisition of Information Technology
Document Number: 2021-00627
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposed revision and extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2021-00609
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
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. Information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's CSB available at www.fema.gov/ flood-insurance/work-with-nfip/community-status-book. Please note that per Revisions to Publication Requirements for Community Eligibility Status Information Under the National Flood Insurance Program, notices such as this one for scheduled suspension will no longer be published in the Federal Register as of June 2021 but will be available at www.fema.gov. Individuals without internet access will be able to contact their local floodplain management official and/or State NFIP Coordinating Office directly for assistance.
Extension of Participation in 8(a) Business Development Program
Document Number: 2021-00602
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This interim final rule contains amendments to the regulations governing the 8(a) Business Development (BD) program. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is revising its regulations to implement a provision in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Appropriations Act), and the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (NDAA 2021), which authorized certain 8(a) Participants to extend their 8(a) BD program term by a period of one year. This interim final rule amends the 8(a) BD program regulations to carry out the changes made by the Act.
Tapjoy, Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2021-00568
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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 draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreement that would settle these allegations.
Lobsters: Effects of the Canada-EU Trade Agreement on the U.S. Industry Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2021-00567
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to a letter from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) received on December 23, 2020, withdrawing his request of July 29, 2020 that the Commission conduct an investigation and prepare a report that details any negative effects of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union on the United States lobster industry, the Commission has terminated Investigation No. 332- 579: Lobsters: Effects of the Canada-EU Trade Agreement on the U.S. Industry, and will not release a report. The USTR requested the investigation and report under authority delegated by the President and pursuant to section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930. In his letter withdrawing the request, the USTR stated that the European Union's recent removal of tariffs on imported lobsters eliminated the need for a report analyzing any disadvantages to the U.S. lobster industry caused by the prior agreement between Canada and the European Union.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP) for Disbursing Title IV Aid to Students With Intellectual Disabilities Expenditure Report
Document Number: 2021-00566
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension without change of a currently approved collection.
Squash: Effect of Imports on U.S. Seasonal Markets, With A Focus on the U.S. Southeast
Document Number: 2021-00565
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt on December 7, 2020, of a request from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930, the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) instituted Investigation No. 332-584, Squash: Effect of Imports on U.S. Seasonal Markets, with a Focus on the U.S. Southeast. The USTR asked that the investigation cover all imports that fall within the product description of U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule subheading 0709.93.20 (squash, fresh or chilled).
Overview of FAA Aircraft Noise Policy and Research Efforts: Request for Input on Research Activities To Inform Aircraft Noise Policy
Document Number: 2021-00564
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is releasing a summary to the public of the research programs it sponsors on civil aircraft noise that could potentially inform future aircraft noise policy. The FAA invites public comment on the scope and applicability of these research initiatives to address aircraft noise. The FAA will not make any determinations based on the findings of these research programs for the FAA's noise policies, including any potential revised use of the Day-Night Average Sound Level (DNL) noise metric, until it has carefully considered public and other stakeholder input along with any additional research needed to improve the understanding of the effects of aircraft noise exposure on communities.
Departmental Offices; Debt Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00563
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00562
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 68 assessment process of Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic scamp will consist of a series of data and assessment webinars, and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2021-00561
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and its advisory entities will hold online public meetings.
Fisheries of the U.S. Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00560
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 80 stock assessment of U.S. Caribbean queen triggerfish will consist of a series of data webinars. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00559
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Herring Advisory Panel via webinar to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00558
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workshop (EWG) and Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel (EAS) will hold online meetings, which are open to the public.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00557
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC's) Tilefish Advisory Panel will hold a public meeting.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Protocol for Access to Tissue Specimen Samples From the National Marine Mammal Tissue Bank
Document Number: 2021-00554
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 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 preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Individual Fishing Quotas for Pacific Halibut and Sablefish in the Alaska Fisheries
Document Number: 2021-00553
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 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 preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Alaska Chinook Salmon Economic Data Reports (EDR)
Document Number: 2021-00552
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 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 preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Notice of Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council Vacancies; Solicitation of Nominations
Document Number: 2021-00550
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board hereby gives notice of vacancies on RSTAC for two small railroad representatives. The Board seeks suggestions for candidates to fill these vacancies.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: 2021-2023 IMLS Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program Notice of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2021-00549
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the following information collection has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments about the plan to offer a grant program targeted to the needs of Native American libraries. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: IMLS Collections Assessment for Preservation Forms
Document Number: 2021-00548
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This pre-clearance consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the three-year approval of the forms necessary to support the implementation of the Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program. They are designed to collect information to support applications to the program by both museums and conservators/assessors as well as pre-program questionnaires and post-program evaluations. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Federal Personnel Vetting Core Doctrine
Document Number: 2021-00547
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
This action by the Acting OPM Director in the capacity as the Suitability and Credentialing Executive Agent, in consultation with the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in the capacity as the Security Executive Agent, establishes a Federal Personnel Vetting Core Doctrine to guide transformative efforts to reform the U.S. Government personnel security vetting processes. This policy statement is consistent with direction established by the President in an Executive order entitled Reforming Processes Related to Suitability for Government Employment, Fitness for Contractor Employees, and Eligibility for Access to Classified National Security Information, mandating the Executive Agents to align, to the greatest extent practicable, the Federal workforce vetting processes to promote mobility, improve efficiencies and move towards an enhanced risk management approach. With the issuance of this general statement of policy, the Federal Personnel Vetting Core Doctrine establishes the philosophy for the Government's personnel vetting program and will guide development of Government-wide and agency policy. This Core Doctrine defines the personnel vetting mission, its guiding principles, key supporting processes, and policy priorities.
Roundtable Discussion; Corrections
Document Number: 2021-00546
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission published a document in the Federal Register regarding the scheduled Roundtable Discussion: 2020 Elections Lessons Learned. The Roundtable Discussion scheduled for 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 is cancelled. The Notice appeared in the Federal Register of January 8, 2021, in FR Doc. 2021-0269, on page 1486 in the third column and page 1487 in the first column.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2021-00545
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2021-00544
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00543
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Nursing Research; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00542
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Applications for New Awards; Equity Assistance Centers
Document Number: 2021-00540
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2021 for the Equity Assistance Centers, Assistance Listing Number 84.004D. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1894-0006.
Cucumbers: Effect of Imports on U.S. Seasonal Markets, With A Focus on the U.S. Southeast
Document Number: 2021-00535
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt on December 7, 2020, of a request from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930, the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) instituted Investigation No. 332-583, Cucumbers: Effect of Imports on U.S. Seasonal Markets, with a Focus on the U.S. Southeast. The USTR asked that the investigation cover all imports that fall within the product description of U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule subheading 0707.00 (cucumbers, including gherkins, fresh or chilled).
Approval of Subzone Status Robert Bosch Tool Corporation West Memphis, Arkansas
Document Number: 2021-00532
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of 2019 Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2021-00531
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that the sale made by Kunshan Jujia Decoration Design Co., Ltd. (Jujia) is a non-bona fide sale. Therefore, we are rescinding this new shipper review (NSR).
Privacy Act; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-00530
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Postal ServiceTM (USPSTM) is proposing to create a new Customer Privacy Act System of Records (SOR) to support the implementation of enhanced scanning functionality at the USPS Mail Recovery Center (MRC) in order to improve the customer experience. The new SOR will also bring related functions under one new SOR as described below.
Adjustments to Civil Monetary Penalty Amounts
Document Number: 2021-00528
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission (the ``Commission'') is publishing this notice (the ``Notice'') pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the ``2015 Act''). This Act requires all agencies to annually adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties that can be imposed under the statutes administered by the agency and publish the adjusted amounts in the Federal Register. This Notice sets forth the annual inflation adjustment of the maximum amount of civil monetary penalties (``CMPs'') administered by the Commission under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ``Exchange Act''), the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and certain penalties under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. These amounts are effective beginning on January 15, 2021, and will apply to all penalties imposed after that date for violations of the aforementioned statutes that occurred after November 2, 2015.
Collecting Proposals for Future Use of the Historic Vessel NS Savannah
Document Number: 2021-00527
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) plans to provide for the use or disposition of the historic vessel, the Nuclear Ship NS Savannah, once decommissioning of the ship's nuclear reactor is completed. Due to the vessel's historic importance and the requirements of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), MARAD is publishing this notice to solicit the public's views regarding MARAD's proposed uses for the Savannah and provide the public the opportunity to submit any alternative uses.
Ravalli Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-00522
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Ravalli Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold a virtual meeting. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations tothe Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with the Act. RAC information can be found at the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/bitterroot/ workingtogether/advisorycommittees.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-00521
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense
The DoD has submitted to OMB for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-00520
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The DoD has submitted to OMB for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Document Number: 2021-00519
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.- China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ``the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of China.'' Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on January 28, 2021 on ``U.S.-China Relations at the Chinese Communist Party's Centennial.''
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2021-00518
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Wireless Communications Equipment and Components Thereof, DN 3522; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-00516
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The DoD has submitted to OMB for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Notification of Upcoming Web Meeting
Document Number: 2021-00515
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice provides the agenda for the January 28, 2021 Web meeting of the Green Building Advisory Committee (the Committee). Interested individuals must register to attend as instructed below under Supplementary Information.
Commission Information Collection Activities (Ferc-725d); Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2021-00513
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
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 a renewal of currently approved information collection, FERC-725D (Facilities Design, Connections and Maintenance Reliability Standards). This notice includes all modified standards included in FERC725D (FAC-001-3, FAC-002-3, FAC-010-2, FAC- 011-3, and FAC-014-2) in Docket no. IC21-3-000 for renewal which already reflect the changes mentioned in version update RD20-4-000 published separately. All burden totals supersede previous notices for both dockets.
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2021-00512
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2021-00511
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Fuels of the Future Advisory Board
Document Number: 2021-00509
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Energy
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and in accordance with Title 41, Code of Federal Regulations, and following consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration, notice is hereby given that the Fuels of the Future Advisory Board (FoFAB) will be established. The FoFAB will provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Energy concerning the development of alternative fuels throughout the Department of Energy. Additionally, the establishment of the Board has been determined to be essential to the conduct of the Department's business and to be in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the Department of Energy, by law and agreement. The Board will operate in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and the rules and regulations in implementation of that Act.