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Federal Register Highlights – 7/2/13

July 2, 2013

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for July 2, 2013:

PROPOSED RULE: This rule proposes amendments to certain mortgage rules issued by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) in January 2013. These proposed amendments focus primarily on clarifying, revising, or amending provisions on loss mitigation procedures under Regulation X’s servicing provisions, amounts counted as loan originator compensation to retailers of manufactured homes and their employees for purposes of applying points and fees thresholds under the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act and the qualified mortgage rules in Regulation Z, exemptions available to creditors that operate predominantly in ‘‘rural or underserved’’ areas for various purposes under the mortgage regulations, application of the loan originator compensation rules to bank tellers and similar staff, and the prohibition on creditor-financed credit insurance. The Bureau also is proposing to adjust the effective dates for certain provisions of the loan originator compensation rules. In addition, the Bureau is proposing technical and wording changes for clarification purposes to Regulations B, X, and Z. Comments must be received on or before July 22, 2013. (To submit comments, visit www.regulations.gov, reference docket number CFPB–2013–0018.)

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs three Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) bridges: The Ballard Bridge, mile 1.1, the Fremont Bridge, mile 2.6, and the University Bridge, mile 4.3, all crossing the Lake Washington Ship Canal at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate heavier than normal roadway traffic associated with a fireworks display over Lake Union. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position immediately prior to until immediately after the fireworks display. This deviation is effective from 9 p.m. on July 4, 2013 to 1 a.m. on July 5, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing four temporary safety zones upon the navigable waters of the San Diego Bay for the annual Port of San Diego Fourth of July Big Bay Boom Fireworks display on the evening of July 4, 2013. These temporary safety zones are necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within these temporary safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative. This rule is effective from 8:45 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 4, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Green Bay near Menominee, MI. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Green Bay due to a fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. This rule is effective and will be enforced from 9 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. on July 4, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the date of a safety zone for one specific recurring fireworks display in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies only to one recurring fireworks event, held on the Pagan River in Smithfield, VA. The regulation currently states that the event occurs on July 4, 2013, however this year the event will take place on July 3, 2013. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Smithfield Independence Day Fireworks. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Pagan River to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This rule will be effective from 12:01 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on July 3, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Chesapeake Bay in Hampton, VA to support the Fort Monroe Fireworks. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement in the specified area in order to protect the life and property of the maritime public and spectators from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone will be effective from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 4, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the City of Pittsburg Fourth of July Fireworks display, in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM). The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1191, Table 1, Item number 15 will be enforced from 9:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 4, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Hilton Fourth of July Fireworks in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM). The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1191, Table 1, Item number 17 will be enforced from 10 a.m. on July 2, 2013, to 10 p.m. on July 4, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Independence Day Fireworks, Kings Beach, CA in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM). The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1191, Table 1, number 20, will be enforced from 7 a.m. through 10 p.m. on July 3, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the ‘‘Lights on the Lake’’ Fourth of July Fireworks display, South Lake Tahoe, CA in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM). The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1191, Table 1, Item number 21, will be enforced from 9 a.m. on July 3, 2013, until 10:20 p.m. on July 4, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Assawoman Bay in Ocean City, MD to support the Northside Park Pier Fireworks. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement in the designated area in order to protect the life and property of the maritime public and spectators from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone is effective from 8:45 p.m. on July 14, 2013, until 9:45 p.m. on August 25, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard will enforce the annual Seafair Blue Angels Air Show safety zone on Lake Washington, Seattle, WA from 9 a.m. on August 2, 2013, to 4 p.m. on August 4, 2013. This safety zone is being enforced for the Patriots Jet Team, which will be flying in place of the Blue Angels this year. All of the parameters of the zone as outlined are in effect. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the public from inherent dangers associated with these annual aerial displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or transit this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or Designated Representative. The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1319 will be effective from 8 a.m. on August 2, 2013, through 11:59 p.m. on August 4, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, PA. The safety zone will restrict vessel traffic on a portion of the Delaware River from operating while a fireworks event is taking place. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display. This rule is effective on July 5, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Fox River in Green Bay, WI. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Fox River due to a water ski show. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the water ski show. This rule is effective from 6 p.m. on July 10, 2013, until 7:30 p.m. on August 28, 2013. This rule will be enforced from 6 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. and again from 7 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on each day of July 10, 17, 24, 31, and August 7, 14, 21, and 28, of 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the waters of the Tennessee River beginning at mile marker 625.5 and ending at mile marker 626.5, extending bank to bank. This zone is necessary to provide safety from the fallout from the Randy Boyd fireworks that are being launched on the Tennessee River at mile marker 626.0. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Ohio Valley or designated representative. This temporary final rule is effective from 9 p.m. through 9:30 p.m. on July 5, 2013.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is revising the regulated area for the 2013 America’s Cup sailing events. Previously, the Coast Guard established a special local regulation, on July 17, 2012, for sailing regattas scheduled to be conducted on the waters of San Francisco Bay adjacent to the City of San Francisco waterfront in the vicinity of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. The Coast Guard is amending the rule to modify the eastern boundary of the Primary Regulated Area. The change relocates the northeast corner of the Primary Regulated Area to the east 360 yards and relocates the southeast corner 910 yards to the southwest. This rule is effective from July 4, 2013, until September 23, 2013.

RULE: We are superseding airworthiness directive (AD) 2010–14–14 that applies to certain Embraer S.A. Model ERJ 170 and ERJ 190 airplanes. AD 2010–14–14 currently requires, for certain airplanes, repetitively replacing the low-stage check valve and associated seals of the right hand (RH) engine’s engine bleed system with a new check valve and new seals, replacing the low pressure check valves (LPCVs), and revising the maintenance program. For certain other airplanes, AD 2010–14–14 requires replacing a certain low-stage check valve with an improved low-stage check valve. For certain airplanes, this new AD adds replacing certain LPCVs of the left hand (LH) and RH engines, which would be an option for other airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of uncommanded engine shutdowns on both Model ERJ 170 and ERJ 190 airplanes due to excessive wear and failure of LPCVs having certain part numbers. We are issuing this AD to prevent the possibility of a dual engine in-flight shutdown due to LPCV failure. This AD becomes effective August 6, 2013.

RULE: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Learjet Inc. Model 60 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report of a high-speed rejected takeoff caused by all four main landing gear (MLG) tires blowing out during the takeoff roll. This AD requires installing new rigid hydraulic tube assemblies to the MLG struts; installing a new MLG squat switch bracket, modifying the MLG squat switch wire harness; modifying the MLG anti-skid wheel transducer electrical wire harnesses; routing and securing the anti-skid wheel and squat switch electrical wire harnesses to the MLG strut assembly; installing outboard bracket assemblies, anti-skid shield, forward electrical cover on the forward stiffener, upper and lower inboard bracket assemblies, and clamps that support the electrical wire harness; modifying the aft stiffener for the new electrical wire harness support; installing the aft electrical cover and strap on the aft stiffener; installing a new flat landing light lamp if necessary; and, for certain airplanes, installing a new wheel speed detect box assembly, nutplates, and brackets and a new thrust reverser interface box, and modifying the wiring for the new thrust reverser interface box. We are issuing this AD to prevent failure of the braking system or adverse operation of the spoiler and thrust reverser system due to external damage, particularly from tire failure, which could result in loss of control of the airplane. This AD is effective August 6, 2013.

RULE: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 747–400, –400D, and –400F series airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of two in-service occurrences on Model 737–400 airplanes of total loss of boost pump pressure of the fuel feed system, followed by loss of fuel system suction feed capability on one engine, and in-flight shutdown of the engine. This AD requires repetitive operational tests of the engine fuel suction feed of the fuel system, and other related testing and corrective actions if necessary. We are issuing this AD to detect and correct loss of the engine fuel suction feed capability of the fuel system, which, in the event of total loss of the fuel boost pumps, could result in multi-engine flameout, inability to restart the engines, and consequent forced landing of the airplane. This AD is effective August 6, 2013.

PROPOSED RULE: On May 2, 2013, the Administrator of the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program received a petition (Petition 002) requesting the addition of prostate cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions (List) covered in the WTC Health Program. The Administrator has determined to publish a proposed rule adding malignant neoplasm of the prostate (prostate cancer) to the List in the WTC Health Program regulations. Comments must be received by August 1, 2013. (To submit comments, visit www.regulations.gov, reference docket number CDC–2013–0012.)

PROPOSED RULE: This document contains proposed regulations relating to requirements for Affordable Insurance Exchanges (Exchanges) to report information relating to the health insurance premium tax credit enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. These proposed regulations affect Exchanges that make qualified health plans available to individuals and employers. Written (including electronic) comments and requests for a public hearing must be received by September 3, 2013. (To submit comments, visit www.regulations.gov, reference RIN 1545–BL42.)

TEMPORARY RULE:  NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific ocean perch in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2013 total allowable catch of Pacific ocean perch in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA. Effective 1200 hours, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), July 1, 2013, through 2400 hours, A.l.t., December 31, 2013.

PROPOSED RULE: NMFS proposes regulations to implement Regulatory Amendment 19 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (FMP), as prepared by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council). If implemented, Regulatory Amendment 19 and this rule would revise the optimum yield (OY), the commercial and recreational annual catch limits (ACLs) and the recreational annual catch target (ACT) for black sea bass harvested in or from the South Atlantic exclusive economic zone (EEZ). This rule would also establish an annual prohibition on the use of black sea bass pots in the South Atlantic from November 1 through April 30. The intent of this rule is to provide socio-economic benefits to snapper-grouper fishermen and communities that utilize the snapper-grouper resource, while maintaining fishing mortality at sustainable levels according to the best scientific information available. The rule would also prevent interactions between black sea bass pot gear and whales listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) during periods of large whale migrations and during the northern right whale calving season off of the southeastern coast. Written comments must be received on or before August 1, 2013. (To submit comments, visit www.regulations.gov, reference docket number NOAA–NMFS–2013–0096.)

PROPOSED RULE: The U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System Program Office, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is the lead agency for, proposes rules to implement provisions of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009 (ICOOS Act). Among other things, the ICOOS Act directs the Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC) to develop and approve certification criteria and procedures for integrating regional information coordination entities (RICEs) into the National Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System (System). This proposed rule would accomplish that goal. This rule also implements the provisions of the ICOOS Act establishing that certified entities integrated into the System are, for the purposes of determining liability arising from the dissemination and use of observation data, considered part of NOAA and therefore their employees engaged in the collection, management, and dissemination, of observation data in the System receive the same tort protections for use of that data as Federal employees. Comments on this proposed rule must be received by August 1, 2013. (To submit comments, visit www.regulations.gov, reference RIN 0648–BC18.)

 

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