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Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary of Transportation; DOT/ALL-17; Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Case Files

Grant Feeds - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 23:00
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Transportation proposes to update and reissue a current Department of Transportation system of records titled, ``Department of Transportation--DOT/ALL 017 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act Case Files System of Records.'' The Department also intends to consolidate the following legacy system, ``DOT/MARAD 003 Freedom of Information and Privacy Request Records'' as part of the same and rescind DOT/MARAD 003. This system of records will allow the Department of Transportation, to include its Operating Administrations, the Office of the Inspector General, and Secretarial Offices, to collect and retain records and related correspondence on individuals who have filed requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act of 1974, including requests for review of final denials of such requests. As a result of a biennial review of this system, records have been updated within the following sections; Security Classification to include classified and sensitive records, Categories of Individuals to include individuals making requests on behalf of the subject individual and individuals whose requests have been referred to the Department for processing by other agencies as well as individuals involved in processing and responding to requests and/or appeals, Categories of Records to provide greater clarity of the type of records and information included in the system, Purposes to include responding to litigation associated with requests, and other activities required to assist the Department in executing its responsibilities, Routine Uses to include three new routine uses to support processing of FOIA and Privacy Act requests, appeals and amendments, and to facilitate understanding of DOT processes, Retrievability to expand the set of identifiers that may be used to retrieve cases, System Manager to provide information on where to find operating administration specific contacts, and Exemptions Claimed to clarify that records requested from other systems are not part of this system of records. Additionally, this notice includes non-substantive changes to simplify the language, formatting, and text of the previously published notice to align with the requirements of Office of Memorandum and Budget Memoranda A-108. This updated system, titled Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act Case Files, will be included in the Department of Transportation's inventory of record systems.

Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; General Provisions for Domestic Fisheries; Application for Exempted Fishing Permits

Grant Feeds - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 23:00
The Acting Assistant Regional Administrator for Sustainable Fisheries, Greater Atlantic Region, NMFS, has made a preliminary determination that an exempted fishing permit application contains all of the required information and warrants further consideration. This permit would allow Coonamessett Farm Foundation to test the selectivity of alternate gillnet configurations to target haddock while reducing catch of other groundfish species. Regulations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act require publication of this notification to provide interested parties the opportunity to comment on applications for proposed exempted fishing permits.

Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Region-Wide Oil and Gas Lease Sale 252

Grant Feeds - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 23:00
On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will open and publicly announce bids received for blocks offered in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Region-wide Oil and Gas Lease Sale 252 (GOM Region-wide Sale 252), in accordance with the provisions of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), and the implementing regulations issued pursuant thereto. The GOM Region-wide Sale 252 Final Notice of Sale (NOS) package contains information essential to potential bidders.

Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0006

Grant Feeds - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 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: 1625-0006, Shipping Articles. 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.

Certain Pickup Truck Folding Bed Cover Systems and Components Thereof Institution of Investigation

Grant Feeds - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 23:00
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 7, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Extang Corporation of Ann Arbor, Michigan and Laurmark Enterprises, Inc. of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Amendments to the complaint were filed on February 1, 2019. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain pickup truck folding bed cover systems and components thereof by reason of infringement of: the claim of U.S. Patent No. D620,877 (``the '877 patent''); certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,188,888 (``the '888 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,484,788 (``the '788 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,061,758 (``the '758 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,182,021 (``the '021 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 8,690,224 (``the '224 patent''); and U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,104,393 (``the '393 trademark'') and U.S. Trademark Registration No. 3,904,016 (``the '016 trademark''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a general exclusion order, or in the alternative a limited exclusion order, and cease and desist orders. A motion for temporary relief filed concurrently with the complaint and amended on February 1, 2019, requests that the Commission issue a temporary exclusion order and temporary cease and desist orders prohibiting the importation into and the sale within the United States after importation of certain pickup truck folding bed cover systems and components thereof during the course of the Commission's investigation.

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection; Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP)

Grant Feeds - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 23:00
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, is submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0088

Grant Feeds - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 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 an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0088, Voyage Planning for Tank Barge Transits in the Northeast United States. 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.

Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program

Dept of Justice News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:04

Through the FY 2019 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program, BJA is seeking applications to establish or enhance drug court services, to include coordination, management of drug court participants, and recovery support services. Apply by: April 16, 2019.

MET Laboratories, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards

Grant Feeds - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 23:00
In this notice, OSHA announces its final decision to expand the scope of recognition for MET Laboratories, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). Additionally, OSHA announces the addition of one test standard to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.

Pesticide Emergency Exemptions; Agency Decisions and State and Federal Agency Crisis Declarations

Grant Feeds - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 23:00
EPA has granted emergency exemptions under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) for use of pesticides as listed in this notice. The exemptions were granted during the period of April 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018 to control unforeseen pest outbreaks.

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