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Rules Regarding Availability of InformationRule2017-2309510/25/2017FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEMFederal Reserve SystemThe Board is finalizing its interim final rule amending its regulations for processing requests under the Freedom of Information Act (``FOIA'') pursuant to the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (the ``Act''). The amendments clarify and up … The Board is finalizing its interim final rule amending its regulations for processing requests under the Freedom of Information Act (``FOIA'') pursuant to the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (the ``Act''). The amendments clarify and update procedures for requesting information from the Board, extend the deadline for administrative appeals, and add information on dispute resolution services. The interim final rule became effective on December 27, 2016. This rulemaking finalizes the interim rule with minor edits.rules-regarding-availability-of-informationFR-Doc-2017-23095
Freedom of Information Act ProceduresProposed Rule2017-2239310/17/2017NATIONAL INDIAN GAMING COMMISSIONNational Indian Gaming CommissionThe purpose of this document is to propose amendments to the procedures followed by the National Indian Gaming Commission (Commission) when processing a request under the Freedom of Information Act, as amended. These changes will serv … The purpose of this document is to propose amendments to the procedures followed by the National Indian Gaming Commission (Commission) when processing a request under the Freedom of Information Act, as amended. These changes will serve to update certain Commission information, conform to changes made in the FOIA Improvements Act of 2016, and streamline how the Commission processes its Freedom of Information Act requests.freedom-of-information-act-proceduresFR-Doc-2017-22393
Record Disclosure and PrivacyRule2017-2120410/05/2017SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONSmall Business AdministrationThe U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is issuing this direct final rule to amend its regulations for disclosure and production of information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This rule updates and streamlines the … The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is issuing this direct final rule to amend its regulations for disclosure and production of information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This rule updates and streamlines the language of several procedural provisions and incorporates changes brought about by amendments to the FOIA under the OPEN Government Act of 2007, the OPEN FOIA Act of 2009, and the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016.record-disclosure-and-privacyFR-Doc-2017-21204
Rules Regarding Availability of InformationRule2017-2107110/02/2017FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEMFederal Reserve SystemThe Federal Open Market Committee (``Committee'') is finalizing its interim final rule amending the Committee's regulations under the Freedom of Information Act (``FOIA''). The FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (``Improvement Act'') a … The Federal Open Market Committee (``Committee'') is finalizing its interim final rule amending the Committee's regulations under the Freedom of Information Act (``FOIA''). The FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (``Improvement Act'') amended the FOIA and required each federal agency to review its FOIA regulations and to issue certain revisions by December 27, 2016. Substantive revisions to the Committee's Rules Regarding Availability of Information (``Rules'') were made to conform to the Improvement Act, and the Committee made other technical changes to the Rules in order to clarify the existing procedures for requesting information and to update contact information. The interim final rule became effective on December 27, 2016. This rulemaking finalizes the interim rule with minor edits for consistency and clarification.rules-regarding-availability-of-informationFR-Doc-2017-21071
Freedom of Information Act ProgramRule2017-2085309/29/2017CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD INVESTIGATION BOARDChemical Safety and Hazard Investigation BoardThis interim final rule revises the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board's (CSB) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rule. The purpose of this revision is to ensure consistency with the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 and to u … This interim final rule revises the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board's (CSB) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rule. The purpose of this revision is to ensure consistency with the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 and to update certain other provisions of the CSB's current rule. This interim final rule supersedes all previous CSB rules and guidance that supplement and implement the CSB FOIA Program.freedom-of-information-act-programFR-Doc-2017-20853
Availability of RecordsRule2017-1989709/28/2017EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSIONEqual Employment Opportunity CommissionThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (``EEOC'' or ``Commission'') is issuing a final rule revising its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations in order to implement the substantive and procedural changes to the FOIA ide … The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (``EEOC'' or ``Commission'') is issuing a final rule revising its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations in order to implement the substantive and procedural changes to the FOIA identified in the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 and update two district office addresses and the Office of Legal Counsel's fax number.availability-of-recordsFR-Doc-2017-19897
Collection and Transmission of Annual AMC Registry FeesRule2017-2040009/25/2017FEDERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS EXAMINATION COUNCILFederal Financial Institutions Examination CouncilThe ASC is adopting a final rule to implement collection and transmission of appraisal management company (AMC) annual registry fees in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd- Frank Act) to be applied … The ASC is adopting a final rule to implement collection and transmission of appraisal management company (AMC) annual registry fees in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd- Frank Act) to be applied by State appraiser certifying and licensing agencies that elect to register and supervise AMCs, pursuant to 12 U.S.C. 3353 and the regulations promulgated thereunder.collection-and-transmission-of-annual-amc-registry-feesFR-Doc-2017-20400
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)-024 CBP Intelligence Records System (CIRS) System of RecordsProposed Rule2017-1971709/21/2017DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYHomeland Security DepartmentThe Department of Homeland Security is giving concurrent notice of a newly established system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the ``Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)-0 … The Department of Homeland Security is giving concurrent notice of a newly established system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the ``Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)-024 CBP Intelligence Records System (CIRS) System of Records'' and this proposed rulemaking. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department proposes to exempt portions of the system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.privacy-act-of-1974-implementation-of-exemptions-department-of-homeland-security-dhsus-customs-andFR-Doc-2017-19717
Freedom of Information Act RegulationsRule2017-1999709/20/2017NATIONAL CAPITAL PLANNING COMMISSIONNational Capital Planning CommissionThe National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC or Commission) hereby adopts new Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Regulations. NCPC must comply with the requirements of FOIA when it process requests for Information submitted pursuant to FOIA.The National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC or Commission) hereby adopts new Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Regulations. NCPC must comply with the requirements of FOIA when it process requests for Information submitted pursuant to FOIA.freedom-of-information-act-regulationsFR-Doc-2017-19997
Privacy Act of 1974; ImplementationRule2017-1948309/14/2017DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEJustice DepartmentThe United States Department of Justice (DOJ or Department) is issuing a final rule to amend its Privacy Act exemption regulations for the system of records titled, ``DOJ Insider Threat Program Records,'' JUSTICE/DOJ-018. Specificall … The United States Department of Justice (DOJ or Department) is issuing a final rule to amend its Privacy Act exemption regulations for the system of records titled, ``DOJ Insider Threat Program Records,'' JUSTICE/DOJ-018. Specifically, DOJ is exempting the records maintained in JUSTICE/DOJ-018 from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act. The listed exemptions are necessary to avoid interference with efforts to detect, deter, and/or mitigate insider threats. This document addresses public comments on the proposed rule and codifies the claimed exemptions.privacy-act-of-1974-implementationFR-Doc-2017-19483
Freedom of Information Act RegulationsRule2017-1862609/01/2017TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITYTennessee Valley AuthorityThe Tennessee Valley Authority issues this final rule amending its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations to incorporate the statutory changes made to the FOIA by the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (Act). The TVA's FOIA regu … The Tennessee Valley Authority issues this final rule amending its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations to incorporate the statutory changes made to the FOIA by the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (Act). The TVA's FOIA regulations provide the procedures by which the public may request records from TVA, and the policies and procedures by which TVA provides such records to the public upon written request. TVA is updating its regulations to incorporate the procedural requirements of the Act.freedom-of-information-act-regulationsFR-Doc-2017-18626
Prevailing Rate Systems; Redefinition of Certain Nonappropriated Fund; Federal Wage System Wage AreasRule2017-1851408/31/2017OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) published a final rule in the Federal Register on May 31, 2017 (82 FR 24825), amending the geographic boundaries of several nonappropriated fund (NAF) Federal Wage System (FWS) wage ar … The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) published a final rule in the Federal Register on May 31, 2017 (82 FR 24825), amending the geographic boundaries of several nonappropriated fund (NAF) Federal Wage System (FWS) wage areas. The final rule incorrectly listed Lane County, Oregon, in the Pierce, Washington, NAF FWS wage area under the State of Washington instead of under the State of Oregon. This document corrects this error.prevailing-rate-systems-redefinition-of-certain-nonappropriated-fund-federal-wage-system-wage-areasFR-Doc-2017-18514
Prevailing Rate Systems; Definition of Brown County, Wisconsin, and Forsyth and Mecklenburg Counties, North Carolina, to Nonappropriated Fund Federal Wage System Wage AreasRule2017-1820408/28/2017OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThis rule amends the geographic boundaries of three nonappropriated fund (NAF) Federal Wage System (FWS) wage areas. Based on consensus recommendations of the Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee (FPRAC), the U.S. Office of Perso … This rule amends the geographic boundaries of three nonappropriated fund (NAF) Federal Wage System (FWS) wage areas. Based on consensus recommendations of the Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee (FPRAC), the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is defining Brown County, Wisconsin, as an area of application county to the Lake, Illinois, NAF FWS wage area; Forsyth County, North Carolina, as an area of application to the Cumberland, NC, NAF FWS wage area; and Mecklenburg County, NC, as an area of application to the Richland, South Carolina, NAF FWS wage area. These changes are necessary because there are NAF FWS employees working in these three counties, and the counties are not currently defined in regulation to NAF wage areas.prevailing-rate-systems-definition-of-brown-county-wisconsin-and-forsyth-and-mecklenburg-countiesFR-Doc-2017-18204
Public Availability of Government Accountability Office RecordsProposed Rule2017-1698608/11/2017GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICEGovernment Accountability OfficeThese proposed revisions would clarify procedures to obtain Government Accountability Office (GAO) records. Specifically, the proposed revisions would add procedures for requesting records of GAO's Office of Inspector General. The prop … These proposed revisions would clarify procedures to obtain Government Accountability Office (GAO) records. Specifically, the proposed revisions would add procedures for requesting records of GAO's Office of Inspector General. The proposed revisions would also clarify that documents prepared by GAO or GAO's Office of Inspector General for referral to another agency for law enforcement purposes are not subject to the regulations in this Part. The existing regulatory language on this point is imprecise.public-availability-of-government-accountability-office-recordsFR-Doc-2017-16986
Rules of Practice Governing Formal Adjudicatory Proceedings Instituted by the Secretary Under Various StatutesRule2017-1678608/09/2017DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREAgriculture DepartmentThis final rule amends the scope and applicability of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) uniform rules of practice governing adjudicatory proceedings to include actions initiated under subtitles B and D of the Agricultural Mar … This final rule amends the scope and applicability of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) uniform rules of practice governing adjudicatory proceedings to include actions initiated under subtitles B and D of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended (1946 Act).rules-of-practice-governing-formal-adjudicatory-proceedings-instituted-by-the-secretary-underFR-Doc-2017-16786
Procedures for Disclosure or Production of Information Under the Freedom of Information ActRule2017-1655008/08/2017CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSIONConsumer Product Safety CommissionThe Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission, CPSC, or we) is issuing a final rule to update its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rule. The final rule revises the rule to conform to the amendments of the FOIA Improvement Act of … The Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission, CPSC, or we) is issuing a final rule to update its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rule. The final rule revises the rule to conform to the amendments of the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (the 2016 FOIA) to the FOIA. The final rule is also updated to reflect changes in Commission procedures; updates Commission contact information, including current methods of submitting requests for records to the Commission; revises employee titles; and makes various technical changes and corrections.procedures-for-disclosure-or-production-of-information-under-the-freedom-of-information-actFR-Doc-2017-16550
Regulations Governing Fees for Services Performed in Connection With Licensing and Related Services-2017 UpdateRule2017-1628008/02/2017SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARDSurface Transportation BoardThe Board updates for 2017 the fees that the public must pay to file certain cases and pleadings with the Board. Pursuant to this update, 83 of the Board's 133 fees will be increased, while 50 fees will be maintained at their current levels.The Board updates for 2017 the fees that the public must pay to file certain cases and pleadings with the Board. Pursuant to this update, 83 of the Board's 133 fees will be increased, while 50 fees will be maintained at their current levels.regulations-governing-fees-for-services-performed-in-connection-with-licensing-and-relatedFR-Doc-2017-16280
Privacy Act of 1974; ImplementationRule2017-1542308/01/2017DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEJustice DepartmentThe Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ or Department), is issuing a final rule to amend its Privacy Act exemption regulations for the system of records titled … The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ or Department), is issuing a final rule to amend its Privacy Act exemption regulations for the system of records titled, ``Next Generation Identification (NGI) System,'' JUSTICE/FBI-009, last published in full on May 5, 2016. Specifically, the FBI exempts the records maintained in JUSTICE/FBI-009 from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act. The listed exemptions are necessary to avoid interference with the Department's law enforcement and national security functions and responsibilities of the FBI. This document addresses public comments on the proposed rule.privacy-act-of-1974-implementationFR-Doc-2017-15423
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security/ALL-039 Foreign Access Management System of RecordsProposed Rule2017-1575107/27/2017DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYHomeland Security DepartmentThe Department of Homeland Security is giving concurrent notice of a newly established system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the ``Department of Homeland Security/ALL-039 Foreign Access Management System of Records' … The Department of Homeland Security is giving concurrent notice of a newly established system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the ``Department of Homeland Security/ALL-039 Foreign Access Management System of Records'' and this proposed rulemaking. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department proposes to exempt portions of this system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.privacy-act-of-1974-implementation-of-exemptions-department-of-homeland-securityall-039-foreignFR-Doc-2017-15751
Production or Disclosure of Material or Information; Adding the Definition of a Record and Clarifying Language Concerning the Timing of Responses to Requests and Specific Categories of RecordsRule2017-1493407/18/2017POSTAL SERVICEPostal ServiceThe Postal Service is adding the definition of a record to its regulations concerning the Freedom of Information Act. The Postal Service is deleting language in order to clarify the timing of responses to requests. The Postal Service … The Postal Service is adding the definition of a record to its regulations concerning the Freedom of Information Act. The Postal Service is deleting language in order to clarify the timing of responses to requests. The Postal Service is also adding two words to two provisions in its Freedom of Information Act regulations concerning special categories of records, for clarification purposes.production-or-disclosure-of-material-or-information-adding-the-definition-of-a-record-and-clarifyingFR-Doc-2017-14934
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