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Recruitment and Selection Through Competitive ExaminationRule2017-0080001/18/2017OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing an interim rule to implement the Competitive Service Act of 2015 to allow an appointing authority (i.e., the head of a Federal agency or department) to share a competitive cert … The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing an interim rule to implement the Competitive Service Act of 2015 to allow an appointing authority (i.e., the head of a Federal agency or department) to share a competitive certificate with one or more appointing authorities for the purpose of making selections of qualified candidates. The intended effect of this rule is to facilitate the hiring of top talent across Federal agencies.recruitment-and-selection-through-competitive-examinationFR-Doc-2017-00800
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Cape Hatteras National Seashore-Off-Road Vehicle ManagementRule2016-3073512/21/2016DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe National Park Service (NPS) amends its special regulation for off-road vehicle (ORV) use at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina, to revise the times that certain beaches open to ORV use in the morning, to extend the … The National Park Service (NPS) amends its special regulation for off-road vehicle (ORV) use at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina, to revise the times that certain beaches open to ORV use in the morning, to extend the dates that certain seasonal ORV routes are open in the fall and spring, and to modify the size and location of certain vehicle-free areas. The NPS was required to consider these changes by section 3057 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. The NPS also amends this special regulation to allow the Superintendent to issue ORV permits for different lengths of time than are currently allowed, and to remove an ORV route designation on Ocracoke Island to allow vehicle access to a soundside area without the requirement of an ORV permit.special-regulations-areas-of-the-national-park-system-cape-hatteras-national-seashore-off-roadFR-Doc-2016-30735
Recruitment, Selection, and Placement (General) and SuitabilityRule2016-2878212/01/2016OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule revising its regulations pertaining to when, during the hiring process, a hiring agency can request information typically collected during a background investigatio … The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule revising its regulations pertaining to when, during the hiring process, a hiring agency can request information typically collected during a background investigation from an applicant for Federal employment. OPM is making this change to promote compliance with Merit System Principles as well as the goals of the Federal Interagency Reentry Council and the President's Memorandum of January 31, 2014, ``Enhancing Safeguards to Prevent the Undue Denial of Federal Employment Opportunities to the Unemployed and Those Facing Financial Difficulty Through No Fault of Their Own.'' In addition, the final rule will help agencies comply with the President's Memorandum of April 29, 2016, ``Promoting Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Formerly Incarcerated Individuals.'' The intended effect of this rule is to encourage more individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills, and ability to apply for Federal positions by making it more clear that the Government provides a fair opportunity to compete for Federal employment to applicants from all segments of society, including those with prior criminal histories or who have experienced financial difficulty through no fault of their own.recruitment-selection-and-placement-general-and-suitabilityFR-Doc-2016-28782
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Cape Hatteras National Seashore-Off-Road Vehicle ManagementProposed Rule2016-1984408/22/2016DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe National Park Service (NPS) proposes to amend its special regulation for off-road vehicle (ORV) use at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina, to revise the times that certain beaches open to ORV use in the morning, ex … The National Park Service (NPS) proposes to amend its special regulation for off-road vehicle (ORV) use at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina, to revise the times that certain beaches open to ORV use in the morning, extend the dates that certain seasonal ORV routes are open in the fall and spring, and modify the size and location of vehicle-free areas. Consideration of changes to this special regulation was required by section 3057 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. The NPS also proposes to amend this special regulation to allow the Cape Hatteras National Seashore to issue ORV permits that would be valid for different lengths of time than currently exist, and to replace an ORV route designation on Ocracoke Island with a park road to allow vehicle access and pedestrian use of a soundside area without the requirement for an ORV permit.special-regulations-areas-of-the-national-park-system-cape-hatteras-national-seashore-off-roadFR-Doc-2016-19844
Recruitment, Selection, and Placement (General) and SuitabilityProposed Rule2016-1006305/02/2016OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is proposing to revise its regulations pertaining to when, during the hiring process (unless an exception is granted), a hiring agency can request information typically collected … The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is proposing to revise its regulations pertaining to when, during the hiring process (unless an exception is granted), a hiring agency can request information typically collected during a background investigation from an applicant for Federal employment. OPM is proposing this change to promote compliance with Merit System Principles as well as the goal of the Federal Interagency Reentry Council and the President's Memorandum of January 31, 2014, ``Enhancing Safeguards to Prevent the Undue Denial of Federal Employment Opportunities to the Unemployed and Those Facing Financial Difficulty Through No Fault of Their Own.'' The intended effect of this proposal is to better ensure that applicants from all segments of society, including those with prior criminal histories, receive a fair opportunity to compete for Federal employment.recruitment-selection-and-placement-general-and-suitabilityFR-Doc-2016-10063
Cape Lookout National Seashore, Off-Road Vehicle ManagementProposed Rule2015-3179312/18/2015DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe National Park Service proposes to designate routes for, and manage off-road vehicle use within Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina. Under the National Park Service general regulations, the operation of motor vehicles off … The National Park Service proposes to designate routes for, and manage off-road vehicle use within Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina. Under the National Park Service general regulations, the operation of motor vehicles off roads is prohibited unless authorized by special regulation. The proposed rule would authorize off-road vehicle use at the Seashore through a permit system and establish operational and vehicle requirements.cape-lookout-national-seashore-off-road-vehicle-managementFR-Doc-2015-31793
Transfer of Offenders to Foreign CountriesRule2015-1661007/07/2015DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEJustice DepartmentIn this document, the Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) streamlines regulations on transferring offenders to foreign countries by eliminating language that constitutes agency guidance to staff. Guidance language will be retained in the relevant Bureau policy.In this document, the Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) streamlines regulations on transferring offenders to foreign countries by eliminating language that constitutes agency guidance to staff. Guidance language will be retained in the relevant Bureau policy.transfer-of-offenders-to-foreign-countriesFR-Doc-2015-16610
Technical EditsRule2015-1549806/25/2015DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe National Park Service is making technical corrections to its regulations. In response to Congress's enactment of Title 54 United States Code, the rule corrects the authority citations. The rule fixes typographical errors and inco … The National Park Service is making technical corrections to its regulations. In response to Congress's enactment of Title 54 United States Code, the rule corrects the authority citations. The rule fixes typographical errors and incorrect citations and cross-references. The rule removes a firearms provision that was vacated by court order in 2009 and adds language consistent with federal law governing the possession of firearms in National Park units. The rule removes an outdated reference to a designated airstrip at Lake Mead National Recreation Area that has been closed since 1987.technical-editsFR-Doc-2015-15498
Special Regulation; Areas of the National Park System, National Capital Region, Demonstrations and Special EventsRule2013-0524903/07/2013DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentWe, the National Park Service, are amending the regulations on demonstrations and special events for the National Capital Region. This rule revises the definition of ``demonstration,'' lifts the prior regulatory ban on soliciting … We, the National Park Service, are amending the regulations on demonstrations and special events for the National Capital Region. This rule revises the definition of ``demonstration,'' lifts the prior regulatory ban on soliciting money or funds but requires a permit for the in-person solicitation of money or funds on Federal park land, and revises an introductory sentence prohibiting demonstrations or special events in designated memorial areas. This rule also changes the name of the permit office to the Division of Permits Management.special-regulation-areas-of-the-national-park-system-national-capital-region-demonstrations-andFR-Doc-2013-05249
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Bicycle RoutesProposed Rule2012-1670207/10/2012DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe National Park Service proposes to designate certain multi- use pathways in Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area as routes for bicycle use. National Park Service regulations require promulgation of a special regulation to d … The National Park Service proposes to designate certain multi- use pathways in Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area as routes for bicycle use. National Park Service regulations require promulgation of a special regulation to designate routes for bicycle use off park roads and outside developed areas. Several segments of multi-use pathways at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area have been, or are planned to be, constructed as part of an effort to replace eroded social trails with sustainable trail systems. Allowing bicycling on the new trail system will improve connectivity to regional trail networks, enhance opportunities for non-motorized enjoyment of the park, and encourage the use of alternate transportation by park visitors and staff.special-regulations-areas-of-the-national-park-system-chattahoochee-river-national-recreation-areaFR-Doc-2012-16702
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Saguaro National Park, Bicycle RouteProposed Rule2012-502503/02/2012DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to designate the Hope Camp Trail as a bicycle route within Saguaro National Park (Park). The National Park Service general regulation at 36 CFR 4.30(b) requires promulgation of a special reg … The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to designate the Hope Camp Trail as a bicycle route within Saguaro National Park (Park). The National Park Service general regulation at 36 CFR 4.30(b) requires promulgation of a special regulation to designate bicycle routes outside of developed areas and special use zones.special-regulations-areas-of-the-national-park-system-saguaro-national-park-bicycle-routeFR-Doc-2012-5025
Special Regulations, Areas of the National Park System, Cape Hatteras National SeashoreProposed Rule2011-1687807/06/2011DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe National Park Service (NPS) proposes to designate routes where off-road vehicles (ORVs) may be used within Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore), North Carolina. Under NPS general regulations, the operation of motor vehicles … The National Park Service (NPS) proposes to designate routes where off-road vehicles (ORVs) may be used within Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore), North Carolina. Under NPS general regulations, the operation of motor vehicles off of roads within areas of the national park system is prohibited unless otherwise provided for by special regulation. The proposed rule would authorize ORV use at the Seashore, manage it to protect and preserve natural and cultural resources and natural processes, and provide a variety of safe visitor experiences while minimizing conflicts among various users.special-regulations-areas-of-the-national-park-system-cape-hatteras-national-seashoreFR-Doc-2011-16878
Special Regulations, Areas of the National Park System, Mammoth Cave National ParkProposed Rule2011-1203805/17/2011DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe National Park Service (NPS) proposes to designate four bicycle routes within Mammoth Cave National Park. This proposed rule is necessary to implement portions of the park's Comprehensive Trail Management Plan and the requirements … The National Park Service (NPS) proposes to designate four bicycle routes within Mammoth Cave National Park. This proposed rule is necessary to implement portions of the park's Comprehensive Trail Management Plan and the requirements of the NPS general regulations require that a special regulation be promulgated in order to allow off- road bicycle use on routes outside of developed park areas. Authorizing routes for bicycling will address the significant interest of the visiting public for bicycling in the park. This proposed rule would allow bicycle use on a new Connector Trail in the vicinity of Maple Springs; the Big Hollow Trail, a new bike trail in the hilly country of the park north of the Green River; the nine-mile Mammoth Cave Railroad Bike & Hike Trail; and the White Oak Trail.special-regulations-areas-of-the-national-park-system-mammoth-cave-national-parkFR-Doc-2011-12038
Special Regulation: Areas of the National Park System, National Capital RegionRule2011-714603/28/2011DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe National Park Service (NPS) is physically moving the office of the Division of Park Programs, National Mall and Memorial Parks (NAMA) which processes applications for special events and demonstrations permits for nine parks in t … The National Park Service (NPS) is physically moving the office of the Division of Park Programs, National Mall and Memorial Parks (NAMA) which processes applications for special events and demonstrations permits for nine parks in the National Capital Region (NCR). This rule updates the address and location of the office where these permit applications may be obtained and where completed applications are to be submitted by mail or in person.special-regulation-areas-of-the-national-park-system-national-capital-regionFR-Doc-2011-7146
Special Regulation: Areas of the National Park System, National Capital RegionProposed Rule2010-3307101/03/2011DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe National Park Service (NPS) proposes to amend the regulations on demonstrations and special events for the National Capital Region. This proposed rule would revise the definition of ``demonstration'' as well as specify the con … The National Park Service (NPS) proposes to amend the regulations on demonstrations and special events for the National Capital Region. This proposed rule would revise the definition of ``demonstration'' as well as specify the conditions under which solicitation of gifts, money, goods, or services could occur.special-regulation-areas-of-the-national-park-system-national-capital-regionFR-Doc-2010-33071
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park SystemRule2010-1660007/08/2010DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe National Park Service (NPS) is removing the regulation that closed the Harry S Truman Home to all public use until June 1, 2010. The closure was necessary because of serious health and safety hazards to visitors during the repair a … The National Park Service (NPS) is removing the regulation that closed the Harry S Truman Home to all public use until June 1, 2010. The closure was necessary because of serious health and safety hazards to visitors during the repair and restoration work and the potential for damage to irreplaceable artifacts. Closure could not be avoided without compromising the quality and cost of renovation of the Truman Home. It was necessary to become effective upon publication to allow major repair and restoration activities scheduled to proceed. The projects have been completed and the Truman Home has been reopened as scheduled.special-regulations-areas-of-the-national-park-systemFR-Doc-2010-16600
Special Regulation: Areas of the National Park System, National Capital Region; CorrectionRule2010-333702/26/2010DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe National Park Service (NPS) published the final rule governing viewing of the Inaugural Parade by the Presidential Inaugural Committee in the Federal Register on November 17, 2008. That document inadvertently left out text that … The National Park Service (NPS) published the final rule governing viewing of the Inaugural Parade by the Presidential Inaugural Committee in the Federal Register on November 17, 2008. That document inadvertently left out text that was intended to be retained from the previous regulation. That document also retained a paragraph that should have been removed. This document makes correcting amendments restoring the missing text to the appropriate paragraph, and removing the unnecessary paragraph.special-regulation-areas-of-the-national-park-system-national-capital-region-correctionFR-Doc-2010-3337
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park SystemRuleE9-2789311/20/2009DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThis rule governs winter visitation and certain recreational use in Yellowstone National Park for the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 seasons. This final rule is issued to implement the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the 20 … This rule governs winter visitation and certain recreational use in Yellowstone National Park for the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 seasons. This final rule is issued to implement the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the 2008 Winter Use Plans Environmental Assessment (2008 EA) approved October 15, 2009, and will provide visitors a range of winter recreation opportunities that are appropriate to the national park setting and do not unacceptably impact or impair park resources or values. The rule requires that most recreational snowmobiles operating in the park meet certain NPS air and sound emissions requirements, requires that snowmobilers and snowcoach riders in Yellowstone be accompanied by a commercial guide, and sets daily entry limits on the numbers of snowmobiles and snowcoaches that may enter the park. Traveling off designated oversnow routes will remain prohibited.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2009/11/20/E9-27893/special-regulations-areas-of-the-national-park-systemFR-Doc-E9-27893
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park SystemRuleE9-2789411/20/2009DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThis rule governs winter visitation and certain recreational use in Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. This final rule is issued to implement the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for … This rule governs winter visitation and certain recreational use in Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. This final rule is issued to implement the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the 2008 Winter Use Plans Environmental Assessment (2008 EA) approved October 15, 2009, and will provide visitors a range of winter recreation opportunities that are appropriate to the national park setting, and that these activities do not unacceptably impact or impair park resources and values. The rule requires that recreational snowmobiles operating on Jackson Lake meet certain air and sound emissions requirements, and that such snowmobile use is for the sole purpose of accessing ice fishing opportunities on the lake. The rule sets daily entry limits on the numbers of snowmobiles allowed on Jackson Lake and on the Grassy Lake Road, and also designates the route between Flagg Ranch and the South Entrance of Yellowstone National Park for snowmobile and snowcoach use, subject to compliance with the daily entry limits and other requirements set out in the separate rule authorizing snowmobile and snowcoach use in Yellowstone National Park. Traveling off designated oversnow routes will remain prohibited.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2009/11/20/E9-27894/special-regulations-areas-of-the-national-park-systemFR-Doc-E9-27894
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park SystemRuleE8-2911012/09/2008DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThis rule will manage winter visitation and recreational use in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. Publication of this final rule in the Federal Register complies with the Nov … This rule will manage winter visitation and recreational use in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. Publication of this final rule in the Federal Register complies with the November 7, 2008 order of the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming in Wyoming v. United States Department of the Interior, Case Nos. 07-CV-0319-B, 08-CV-00004- B, which reinstated the 2004 final rule on winter use in the parks, without its sunset provisions.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2008/12/09/E8-29110/special-regulations-areas-of-the-national-park-systemFR-Doc-E8-29110
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