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Emergency Exemption; Issuance of Emergency Permit To Import Endangered Species

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 23:00
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have waived the 30-day public notice period and have issued an endangered species permit for activities with four wild-collected eggs from piping plover (Charadrius melodus), an endangered bird species. We issue this permit under the Endangered Species Act.

Submission for OMB Review; FAR Part 9 Responsibility Matters

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 23:00
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding the responsibility of prospective contractors.

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request Information Collection Request Title: Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program OMB No. 0915-0149-Revision

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 23:00
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.

Final Flood Hazard Determinations

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 23:00
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.

Adoption of Recommendations

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 23:00
The Administrative Conference of the United States adopted four recommendations at its Seventy-first Plenary Session. The appended recommendations address Agency Guidance Through Interpretive Rules, Agency Recruitment and Selection of Administrative Law Judges, Public Availability of Agency Guidance Documents, and Revised Model Rules for Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice Act.

Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 23:00
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing effort to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a proposed and/or continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on a proposed information collection project titled `Templates for Extramural Data Management Plans.' The aim of this collection is to provide Cooperative Agreement applicants and awardees with templates for the creation of Data Management Plans (DMP).

Appraisal Subcommittee; Final Order Granting in Part Temporary Waiver Relief

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 23:00
The Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) of the FFIEC is issuing a final order pursuant to section 1119(b) of Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, as amended (Title XI) and the rules promulgated thereunder. This order grants in part, with specified terms and conditions, and with the FFIEC concurrence, a request for temporary waiver relief received from Governor Doug Burgum, State of North Dakota, the North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions, and the North Dakota Bankers Association, notice of which was published in the Federal Register on May 30, 2019.

Gulf LNG Liquefaction Company, LLC; Opinion and Order Granting Long-Term Authorization To Export Liquefied Natural Gas to Non-Free Trade Agreement Nations

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 23:00
The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of a Record of Decision (ROD) published under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and implementing regulations. As discussed, this ROD supports DOE/FE's decision in DOE/ FE Order No. 4410, an opinion and order authorizing Gulf LNG Liquefaction Company, LLC to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement countries under section 3(a) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA).

Notice of Product Exclusions: China's Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 23:00
Effective September 24, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative (Trade Representative) imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $200 billion (the $200 billion action) as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China's acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. The Trade Representative's subsequent modification in May 2019 included a decision to establish a product exclusion process. The Trade Representative initiated the exclusion process in June 2019, and stakeholders have submitted requests for the exclusion of specific products. This notice announces the Trade Representative's determination to grant certain exclusion requests, as specified in the Annex to this notice. The Trade Representative will continue to issue decisions on pending requests on a periodic basis.

Revocation of Authorization of Emergency Use of an In Vitro Diagnostic Device for Detection and/or Diagnosis of Zika Virus

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 23:00
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the revocation of the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) (the Authorization) issued to InBios International, Inc. (InBios), for the ZIKV Detect 2.0 IgM Capture ELISA. FDA revoked this Authorization on May 23, 2019, under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act), in consideration of the De Novo classification request granted to the InBios ZIKV Detect 2.0 IgM Capture ELISA as a Class II device under the generic name Zika virus serological reagents on May 23, 2019. The revocation, which includes an explanation of the reasons for revocation, is reprinted in this document.

Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway Projects in Texas

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 23:00
This notice announces actions taken by TxDOT and Federal agencies that are final. The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for these projects are being, or have been, carried-out by TxDOT pursuant to an assignment agreement executed by FHWA and TxDOT. The actions relate to various proposed highway projects in the State of Texas. These actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the projects.

Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 23:00
This notice is a summary of petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.

Applications for New Awards; Technical Assistance and Dissemination To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities-Technical Assistance and Dissemination Center for the Development and Implementation of High-Quality Instruction,...

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 23:00
The mission of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) is to improve early childhood, educational, and employment outcomes and raise expectations for all people with disabilities, their families, their communities, and the Nation. As such, the Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for a Technical Assistance and Dissemination Center for the Development and Implementation of High-Quality Instruction, Interventions, and Services for Children with Disabilities, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.326C. This Center will develop knowledge, curate resources, and disseminate information related to (1) enabling children with disabilities to make progress toward meeting challenging goals and objectives in light of each child's circumstances, and (2) supporting local educational agencies (LEAs), charter management organizations (CMOs), private school associations, and schools in developing and implementing high-quality individualized educational programming. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1820-0028.

Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 23:00
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the extension of a currently approved information collection: 49 U.S.C. Section 5337 State of Good Repair Program.

Denali Commission Fiscal Year 2020 Draft Work Plan

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 23:00
The Denali Commission (Commission) is an independent Federal agency based on an innovative federal-state partnership designed to provide critical utilities, infrastructure and support for economic development and training in Alaska by delivering federal services in the most cost-effective manner possible. The Commission was created in 1998 with passage of the October 21, 1998 Denali Commission Act (Act). The Act requires that the Commission develop proposed work plans for future spending and that the annual work plan be published in the Federal Register, providing an opportunity for a 30-day period of public review and written comment. This Federal Register notice serves to announce the 30-day opportunity for public comment on the Denali Commission Draft Work Plan for Federal Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020).

Report on the Performance of Drug and Biologics Firms in Conducting Postmarketing Requirements and Commitments; Availability

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 23:00
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of the Agency's annual report entitled ``Report on the Performance of Drug and Biologics Firms in Conducting Postmarketing Requirements and Commitments.'' Under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), FDA is required to report annually on the status of postmarketing requirements (PMRs) and postmarketing commitments (PMCs) required of, or agreed upon by, application holders of approved drug and biological products.

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: Enrollment and Re-Certification of Entities in the 340B Drug Pricing Program, OMB Number 0915-0327-Revision

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 23:00
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.

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