Commerce

  • Announcement of Hearing and Final Agenda Regarding Proposed Waiver and Regulations Governing the Taking of Marine Mammals

    AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

    ACTION: Notice of hearing; final agenda.


    SUMMARY: This notice announces modifications to the final agenda for a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), which was originally published in the Federal Register on June 26, 2019.

    DATES: NMFS has scheduled a hearing before Administrative Law Judge George J. Jordan to consider the proposed MMPA waiver and the proposed regulations previously published on April 5, 2019 (84 FR 13604). It will begin on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. PDT in the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building, 915 Second Avenue, 4th Floor Auditorium, Seattle, WA 98174.

    ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held before Administrative Law Judge George J. Jordan of the United States Coast Guard at the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building, 915 Second Avenue, 4th Floor Auditorium, Seattle, WA 98174.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Milstein, NMFS West Coast Region, 1201 NE Lloyd Blvd., Suite 1100, Portland, OR 97232-1274; 503- 231-6268.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-11-04/html/2019-24042.htm

  • Environmental Protection Agency

  • Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC) Notice of Membership Solicitation

    AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

    ACTION: Request for nominations.


    SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting nominations for membership on the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Advisory Committee (FRRCC). The purpose of the FRRCC is to provide policy advice, information, and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on a range of environmental issues and policies that are of importance to agriculture and rural communities.

    DATES: Nominations should be submitted no later than December 31, 2019.

    ADDRESSES: Submit nominations electronically (preferred) with the subject line "FRRCC Membership 2020" to FRRCC@epa.gov. You may also submit nominations by hardcopy, but they must be received by the office by December 31, 2019 to be considered. Via regular mail: Hema Subramanian, Designated Federal Officer for the FRRCC, U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 1101A, Washington, DC 20460. Via courier: Hema Subramanian, Designated Federal Officer for the FRRCC, U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, William Clinton Jefferson North Building--Room 2415, Washington, DC 20460. Questions may be directed to Hema Subramanian at FRRCC@epa.gov or 202-564-7719. General information regarding the FRRCC can be found on the EPA website at: www.epa.gov/faca/frrcc. General information about Federal advisory committees at EPA is available at: www.epa.gov/faca.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hema Subramanian, Designated Federal Officer for the FRRCC, U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 1101A, Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 202-564-7719; email address: FRRCC@epa.gov.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-11-08/html/2019-24348.htm

  • Health and Human Services

  • Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality

    AGENCY: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS.

    ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


    SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.

    DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at AHRQ, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland, 20857.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jaime Zimmerman, Designated Management Official, at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 06E37A, Rockville, Maryland 20857, (301) 427- 1456. For press-related information, please contact Bruce Seeman at (301) 427-1998 or Bruce.Seeman@AHRQ.hhs.gov.

    If sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed, please contact the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Management on (301) 827-4840, no later than Thursday, November 7, 2019. The agenda, roster, and minutes will be available from Ms. Heather Phelps, Committee Management Officer, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. Ms. Phelps' phone number is (301) 427-1128.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-11-05/html/2019-24081.htm

  • Request for Public Comments on a DRAFT NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental DRAFT Guidance

    AGENCY: National Institutes of Health, HHS.

    ACTION: Request for comments.


    SUMMARY: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking public comments on a DRAFT NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and supplemental DRAFT guidance. The purpose of this DRAFT Policy and supplemental DRAFT guidance is to promote effective and efficient data management and sharing to further NIH's commitment to making the results and accomplishments of the research it funds and conducts available to the public.

    DATES: To ensure that your comments will be considered, please submit your response to this Request for Comments no later than January 10, 2020.

    ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted online at: https://osp.od.nih.gov/draft-data-sharing-and-management.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrea Jackson-Dipina, Dr.PH, Director of the Division of Scientific Data Sharing Policy, Office of Science Policy, NIH, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 750, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301- 496-9838, jacksondipinaac@od.nih.gov.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-11-08/html/2019-24529.htm

  • Interior

  • Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Sighting Reporting Form and Alert Registration Form

    AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

    ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.


    SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.

    DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 5, 2019.

    ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget's Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior by email at OIRASubmission@omb.eop.gov; or via facsimile to (202) 395-5806. Please provide a copy of your comments to U.S. Geological Survey, Information Collections Officer, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive MS 159, Reston, VA 20192; or by email to gs-infocollections@usgs.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1028- 0098 in the subject line of your comments.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Matthew Neilson by email at mneilson@usgs.gov, or by telephone at (352) 264-3519. You may also view the ICR at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-11-05/html/2019-24075.htm

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