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Federal Register Highlights – 3/6/15

March 5, 2015

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for March 6, 2015:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the New  Jersey Transit Rail Operations (NJTRO) railroad bridge across Cheesequake Creek, mile 0.2, at Morgan, New Jersey. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to perform structural repairs at the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed on three consecutive weekends. This  deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on March 14, 2015 through 7 p.m. on March 28, 2015.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Metro-North (Park Avenue) Bridge across the Harlem River, mile 2.1, at New York City, New York. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to perform electrical repairs at the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed from March 13, 2015 through May 21, 2015. This deviation is effective from March 13, 2015 through May 21, 2015.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Alameda County highway  drawbridge at High Street across the Oakland Inner Harbor, mile 6.0, at Alameda, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to make necessary repairs and rehabilitation of the bridge. This deviation allows single leaf operation of the double leaf, bascule-style drawbridge during the deviation period. This deviation is effective without actual notice from March 6, 2015 through 6:30 p.m. on April 27, 2015.

PROPOSED RULE: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) proposes to authorize radar applications in the 76–81 GHz band. The Commission seeks to develop a flexible and streamlined regulatory framework that will encourage efficient, innovative uses of the spectrum and to allow various services to operate on an interference-protected basis. In doing so, it further seeks to adopt service rules that will allow for the deployment of the various radar applications in this band, both within and outside the U.S. The Commission takes this action in response to a petition for rulemaking filed by Robert Bosch, LLC (Bosch) and two petitions for reconsideration of the 2012 Vehicular Radar R&O. Comments must be filed on or before April 6, 2015/ (To submit comments, visit http://www.regulations.gov, reference ET Docket No. 15–26. Commenting page was not available at the time of this posting.)

PROPOSED RULE: This document contains proposed amendments to the consolidated return regulations. These proposed regulations would revise the rules for reporting certain items of income and deduction that are reportable on the day a corporation joins or leaves a consolidated group. The proposed regulations would affect such corporations and the consolidated groups that they join or leave. Written or electronic  comments and requests for a public hearing must be received by June 4, 2015. (To submit comments, visit http://www.regulations.gov, reference REG–100400–14. Commenting page was not available at the time of this posting.)

PROPOSED RULE: The proposed rule proposes criteria and a process by which the Attorney General or designee may determine that an  individual shall not be deemed an employee of the Public Health Service for purposes of coverage under the Federal Tort Claims Act. Written comments must be postmarked on or before May 5, 2015. (To submit comments, visit http://www.regulations.gov, reference Docket No. CIV 150. Commenting page was not available at the time of this posting.)

PROPOSED RULE: The DOT proposes to amend its regulations implementing the Government-wide Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards to permit recipients and subrecipients to impose geographicbased hiring preferences whenever not otherwise prohibited by Federal statute. Comments must be received on or before April 6, 2015. (To submit comments, visit http://www.regulations.gov, reference Docket No. DOT–OST–2015–0013. Commenting page was not available at the time of this posting.)

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