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Touhy RegulationsRule2017-2338810/27/2017COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLEDCommittee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely DisabledThe Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled (Committee) has revised procedures to respond to subpoenas or other official demands for information and testimony served upon itself or its employees.The Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled (Committee) has revised procedures to respond to subpoenas or other official demands for information and testimony served upon itself or its employees.touhy-regulationsFR-Doc-2017-23388
Federal Employees' Retirement System; Government CostsRule2017-2314110/25/2017OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe Office of Personnel Management amends this rule to clarify the manner OPM uses for determining a supplemental liability under the Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS), and to clarify the process by which the U.S. Postal Serv … The Office of Personnel Management amends this rule to clarify the manner OPM uses for determining a supplemental liability under the Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS), and to clarify the process by which the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) may request reconsideration of OPM's valuation of the supplemental liability. The rule also clarifies the employee categories OPM uses to compute the FERS normal cost percentages. The rule also amends the definitions of actuary, present value factor, and actuarial present value to ensure these definitions are uniform and appropriate.federal-employees-retirement-system-government-costsFR-Doc-2017-23141
Department of the Treasury Employee Rules of ConductRule2017-2190610/11/2017DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURYTreasury DepartmentThe Department of the Treasury (the ``Department'' or ``Treasury'') publishes this final rule to update its Employee Rules of Conduct, which prescribe uniform rules of conduct and procedure for all employees and officials in the Department.The Department of the Treasury (the ``Department'' or ``Treasury'') publishes this final rule to update its Employee Rules of Conduct, which prescribe uniform rules of conduct and procedure for all employees and officials in the Department.department-of-the-treasury-employee-rules-of-conductFR-Doc-2017-21906
Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 2017Rule2017-1938609/22/2017FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSIONFederal Communications CommissionIn this document, the Commission revises its Schedule of Regulatory Fees to recover an amount of $356,710,992 that Congress has required the Commission to collect for fiscal year 2017. Section 9 of the Communications Act of 1934, as am … In this document, the Commission revises its Schedule of Regulatory Fees to recover an amount of $356,710,992 that Congress has required the Commission to collect for fiscal year 2017. Section 9 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, provides for the annual assessment and collection of regulatory fees under sections 9(b)(2) and 9(b)(3), respectively, for annual ``Mandatory Adjustments'' and ``Permitted Amendments'' to the Schedule of Regulatory Fees.assessment-and-collection-of-regulatory-fees-for-fiscal-year-2017FR-Doc-2017-19386
Blended Retirement SystemProposed Rule2017-1883809/11/2017FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARDFederal Retirement Thrift Investment BoardThe Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (``FRTIB'') is proposing to amend its regulations to implement changes to the uniformed services' retirement system that are mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016.The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (``FRTIB'') is proposing to amend its regulations to implement changes to the uniformed services' retirement system that are mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016.blended-retirement-systemFR-Doc-2017-18838
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
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
Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Bureau of Consumer Financial ProtectionRule2017-1559708/02/2017BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTIONConsumer Financial Protection BureauThe Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB or Bureau), with the concurrence of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), is issuing a final rule amending the Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Bureau of … The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB or Bureau), with the concurrence of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), is issuing a final rule amending the Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB Ethics Regulations) involving: Outside employment for covered employees; Bureau employees' ownership or control of certain securities; restrictions on seeking, obtaining, or renegotiating credit or indebtedness; disqualification requirements based on existing credit or indebtedness; and restrictions on participating in matters involving covered entities. The final rule also clarifies and makes minor revisions to certain definitions.supplemental-standards-of-ethical-conduct-for-employees-of-the-bureau-of-consumer-financialFR-Doc-2017-15597
Touhy RegulationsProposed Rule2017-1392207/28/2017Millennium Challenge CorporationMillennium Challenge CorporationThe purpose of this document is to provide an update to the outline of the procedures by which the Millennium Challenge Corporation proposes to respond to subpoenas or other official demands for information and testimony served … The purpose of this document is to provide an update to the outline of the procedures by which the Millennium Challenge Corporation proposes to respond to subpoenas or other official demands for information and testimony served upon itself or its employees.touhy-regulationsFR-Doc-2017-13922
Electronic and Information TechnologyRule2017-1582307/27/2017DEPARTMENT OF STATEState DepartmentThis rule provides a correction to a hyperlink included in the Section 508 implementing rule for the Department of State (the Department). The hyperlink takes the reader to a form that can be used by an employee or a member of t … This rule provides a correction to a hyperlink included in the Section 508 implementing rule for the Department of State (the Department). The hyperlink takes the reader to a form that can be used by an employee or a member of the public to report accessibility issues to the Department, regarding its electronic and information technology.electronic-and-information-technologyFR-Doc-2017-15823
Rules of Conduct for Postal EmployeesRule2017-1531107/21/2017POSTAL SERVICEPostal ServiceThe Postal Service is revising its rules concerning employee conduct to specify the circumstances under which a nonbargaining employee may consume intoxicating beverages at an Officer Approved Event or a Postmaster General Approved eve … The Postal Service is revising its rules concerning employee conduct to specify the circumstances under which a nonbargaining employee may consume intoxicating beverages at an Officer Approved Event or a Postmaster General Approved event. This revision is intended to ensure that the relevant rules conform to the Postal Service's existing practices regarding this matter.rules-of-conduct-for-postal-employeesFR-Doc-2017-15311
Touhy RegulationsProposed Rule2017-1535707/21/2017COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLEDCommittee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely DisabledThe Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled (Committee) is proposing procedures to use in responding to subpoenas or other official demands for information and testimony served upon itself or its employees.The Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled (Committee) is proposing procedures to use in responding to subpoenas or other official demands for information and testimony served upon itself or its employees.touhy-regulationsFR-Doc-2017-15357
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
Indemnification of Federal Trade Commission EmployeesRule2017-1400807/05/2017FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSIONFederal Trade CommissionThe Federal Trade Commission is publishing a policy that permits indemnification of FTC employees in appropriate circumstances, as determined by the Commission or the Commission's designee, for claims made against them as a result of a … The Federal Trade Commission is publishing a policy that permits indemnification of FTC employees in appropriate circumstances, as determined by the Commission or the Commission's designee, for claims made against them as a result of actions taken by them in the scope of their employment.indemnification-of-federal-trade-commission-employeesFR-Doc-2017-14008
Human Reliability ProgramProposed Rule2017-1281006/22/2017DEPARTMENT OF ENERGYEnergy DepartmentDOE proposes to amend its regulation concerning the Human Reliability Program (HRP). This regulation provides the policies and procedures to ensure that individuals who occupy positions affording unescorted access to certain nuclear … DOE proposes to amend its regulation concerning the Human Reliability Program (HRP). This regulation provides the policies and procedures to ensure that individuals who occupy positions affording unescorted access to certain nuclear materials, nuclear explosive devices, facilities and programs meet the highest standards of reliability and physical and mental suitability. The proposed revisions include some clarification of the procedures and burden of proof applicable in certification review hearings, the addition and modification of certain definitions, and a clear statement that a security concern can be reviewed pursuant to DOE regulations for determining eligibility for access to classified matter or special nuclear material and/or the HRP regulation. These proposed revisions are intended to provide better guidance to HRP-certified individuals and to ensure consistency in HRP decision making.human-reliability-programFR-Doc-2017-12810
Filing of Complaints of Prohibited Personnel Practices or Other Prohibited Activities and Filing Disclosures of InformationRule2017-1197806/09/2017OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSELSpecial Counsel OfficeThis final rule revises the U.S. Office of Special Counsel's (OSC's) regulations regarding the filing of complaints and disclosures with OSC, and updates OSC's prohibited personnel practice provisions. In accordance with the Paperwo … This final rule revises the U.S. Office of Special Counsel's (OSC's) regulations regarding the filing of complaints and disclosures with OSC, and updates OSC's prohibited personnel practice provisions. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) implementing regulations, OSC sought approval from OMB for a new, dynamic electronic form to be used for filing complaints and disclosures. This new form, Form OSC-14, will replace Forms OSC-11, OSC-12, and OSC-13, which were previously approved by OMB.filing-of-complaints-of-prohibited-personnel-practices-or-other-prohibited-activities-and-filingFR-Doc-2017-11978
Expanded Delegation Authority for Procedures Related to Representation of ClaimantsRule2017-1197706/09/2017DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSVeterans Affairs DepartmentThe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its regulations on representation of claimants for VA benefits to specifically permit additional delegations of authority within the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), update th … The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its regulations on representation of claimants for VA benefits to specifically permit additional delegations of authority within the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), update the titles of certain individuals and offices in OGC, and make a minor procedural clarification. These amendments are necessary to allow OGC to streamline the procedures related to representation of claimants and to ensure correct titles of certain individuals and offices in OGC are reflected in the regulations. In addition, a procedural clarification is being made by adding a sentence that was inadvertently omitted from a previous final rule.expanded-delegation-authority-for-procedures-related-to-representation-of-claimantsFR-Doc-2017-11977
Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation AdjustmentRule2017-1154106/05/2017MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARDMerit Systems Protection BoardThis final rule adjusts the level of civil monetary penalties (CMPs) in regulations maintained and enforced by the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) with both an initial ``catch-up'' and annual adjustment under the Federal Civil … This final rule adjusts the level of civil monetary penalties (CMPs) in regulations maintained and enforced by the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) with both an initial ``catch-up'' and annual adjustment under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance.civil-monetary-penalty-inflation-adjustmentFR-Doc-2017-11541
Business Data Services in an Internet Protocol Environment; Technology Transitions; Special Access for Price Cap Local Exchange Carriers; AT&T Corporation Petition for Rulemaking To Reform Regulation of Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier Rates for Interstate Special Access ServicesRule2017-1071306/02/2017FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSIONFederal Communications CommissionIn this document, a Report and Order provides a new framework for deregulating Business Data Services in areas where competitive forces are able to ensure just and reasonable rates. Acknowledging the presence of increased competiti … In this document, a Report and Order provides a new framework for deregulating Business Data Services in areas where competitive forces are able to ensure just and reasonable rates. Acknowledging the presence of increased competition evidenced by the record in this proceeding, the Federal Communications Commission amends its rules to reflect changes in the business data services marketplace. By adopting this framework the Commission acts to further bolster competition and investment in business data services, and takes further steps to decrease the cost of broadband infrastructure deployment.business-data-services-in-an-internet-protocol-environment-technology-transitions-special-access-forFR-Doc-2017-10713
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