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Reporting Requirements Regarding Findings of Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Other Forms of Harassment, or Sexual Assault

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:00
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is correcting a document that appeared in the Federal Register on July 10, 2019, concerning request for public comment on the Agency's proposed implementation of new reporting requirements regarding harassment among recipients of NASA financial assistance. The document that published was an incorrect version. This document is the correct version.

Adoption of Another Agency's Final Environmental Impact Statement To Implement the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:00
NRCS announces its intent to adopt the FEIS, titled ``Feral Swine Damage Management: A National Approach EIS'', prepared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), under the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) adoption provisions of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ).

Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs; Procedures for Participating in the Appeals Process for the 2020 Census Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA)

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:00
As part of implementing the Census Address List Improvement Act of 1994, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) publishes the final procedures for the 2020 Census Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) Appeals process, as described in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Tribal, state and local governments participating in the 2020 Census LUCA Operation may appeal determinations made by the Census Bureau with respect to their suggested changes to the 2020 Census Address List. Proposed procedures were published as a notice for public comment in the Federal Register on May 21, 2018. This final notice summarizes the comments received on the proposed procedures, and provides responses to those comments. For informational purposes, this final notice further describes the 2020 Census LUCA Feedback materials that the Census Bureau will provide to participating governments and how those governments can use the materials as the basis for an appeal. Electronic Availability: Federal Register notices are available electronically at https://www.federalregister.gov/.

Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; A Coastal Management Needs Assessment and Market Analysis for Financing Resilience

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:00
The Department of Commerce, 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.

Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Ferry Berth Improvements in Tongass Narrows, Alaska

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:00
NMFS has received a request from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to two years of activity related to ferry berth improvements and construction in Tongass Narrows, near Ketchikan, AK. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue two consecutive incidental harassment authorizations (IHAs) to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities. The marine construction associated with the proposed activities will occur during two distinct year-long phases, and incidental take associated with these phases would be authorized in separate, consecutive IHAs. NMFS is also requesting comments on a possible one-year renewal for each IHA that could be issued under certain circumstances and if all requirements are met, as described in Request for Public Comments at the end of this notice. NMFS will consider public comments prior to making any final decision on the issuance of the requested MMPA authorizations and agency responses will be summarized in the final notice of our decision.

Certain Semiconductor Devices, Integrated Circuits, and Consumer Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 15) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ''), granting a motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation.

Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement; Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from community-based and non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, and Tribal entities to compete for financial assistance through the Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program (hereinafter referred to as the ``2501 Program''). Individual applicants do not meet the eligibility criteria. Funding is being provided to eligible entities who, in partnership with the Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement (OPPE), will conduct outreach initiatives and training to achieve the overall goal of the 2501 Program--to assist socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers in owning and operating farms and ranches while increasing their participation in agricultural programs and services provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This is a non- construction grant.

Proposed Exemption From Certain Prohibited Transaction Restrictions Credit Suisse Group AG (CSG) and Its Current and Future Affiliates, Including Credit Suisse AG (CSAG) (Collectively, Credit Suisse or the Applicant) Located in Zurich, Switzerland

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
This document contains notice of pendency before the Department of Labor (the Department) of a proposed temporary five-year individual exemption from certain of the prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code). If this proposed exemption is granted, certain entities with specified relationships to CSAG will not be precluded from relying on the exemptive relief provided by Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 84- 14.

Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
Pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from June 18, 2019 to June 28, 2019. The last biweekly notice was published on July 2, 2019.

Providing Regulatory Submissions in Electronic Format-Certain Human Pharmaceutical Product Applications and Related Submissions Using the Electronic Common Technical Document Specifications (Revision 7); Draft Guidance for Industry; Availability

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled ``Providing Regulatory Submissions in Electronic Format--Certain Human Pharmaceutical Product Applications and Related Submissions Using the eCTD Specifications (Revision 7).'' FDA has identified certain submission types that FDA believes warrant an exemption (Type III drug master files (DMFs)) or a long-term waiver (certain positron emission tomography (PET) drug products and certain Type II DMFs supporting PET drugs or noncommercial submissions or applications) from the requirement to submit to the Agency in eCTD format. In addition, this guidance outlines certain circumstances where FDA may determine that a short-term waiver from electronic common technical document (eCTD) submission requirements could be granted. This guidance is a revision of the final guidance issued on January 29, 2019, and when finalized, will supersede that guidance.

Office Patent Trial Practice Guide, July 2019 Update

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (``Office'') issued a further update to the Office Patent Trial Practice Guide (``TPG'') in July 2019 to provide updated guidance to the public on standard practices before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (``Board'') in the post-grant trial procedures implemented following the Leahy- Smith America Invents Act (``AIA''). The Office published the TPG to provide practitioners with guidance on typical procedures and times for taking action in AIA trials, as well as to ensure consistency of procedure among panels of the Board.

60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Housing Counseling Program

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.

Certain Data Transmission Devices, Components Thereof, Associated Software, and Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination To Terminate the Investigation With Respect to All Name Respondents Based on...

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (the ``Commission'') has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 8) to terminate the investigation with respect to all named respondents based on the withdrawal of the complaint. The investigation is terminated.

Information Collections Being Submitted for Review and Approval to Office of Management and Budget

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. Pursuant to the Small Business Paperwork Relief Act of 2002, the FCC seeks specific comment on how it might ``further reduce the information collection burden for small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees.'' The Commission may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.

Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0048

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0048, Vessel Reporting Requirements. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.

Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has submitted the following information collection requirement to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This is the second notice for public comment; the first was published in the Federal Register, and no comments were received. NSF is forwarding the proposed submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance simultaneously with the publication of this second notice. The full submission may be found at: http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

Hazardous Materials: Notice of Applications for Special Permits

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Material Regulations, notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described herein.

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