FedFeed 1/24/17: SBA Regulation Increase Small Business Investment Company Fees

SBA Regulation Increases Small Business Investment Company Licensing and Examination Fees   The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is proposing to increase the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) licensing and examination fees. The SBA is authorized to collect these fees … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 1/20/17: NOAA Regulation Creates National Marine Sanctuary in Maryland

NOAA Regulation Creates National Marine Sanctuary in Maryland   The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is proposing to create a National Marine Sanctuary in Maryland’s Mallows Bay. The proposal would set aside Mallows Bay as a part of the … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 1/18/17: MSHA Regulation Requires Proximity Detection Systems

MSHA Regulation Requires Proximity Detection Systems on Underground Coal Mine Machines   The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is reopening the comment period for its proposal to require proximity detection systems be equipped on all underground coal mine machines. … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 1/16/17: EPA Regulation Accepts Changes to Arizona Air Quality Plan

EPA Regulation Accepts Changes to Arizona Air Quality Plan   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to accept changes the State of Arizona has made to its State Implementation Plan for particulate matter (PM). The Clean Air Act requires … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 1/12/17: NPS Regulation Proposes Paleontological Protection

NPS Regulation Proposes Paleontological Protections   The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing rules under the Paleontological Resources Preservation Act that would, “preserve, manage, and protect paleontological resources on lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 1/10/17 – EPA Regulation Proposes New Ethanol Standards

EPA Regulation Proposes New Ethanol Standards Under Renewable Fuel Standard Program   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing new standards for ethanol fuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program to reflect changes in the marketplace and to promote … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 1/5/17 – HHS Regulation Seeks Comments on Criminal Safe Harbors

HHS Regulation Seeks Comments on Criminal Safe Harbors for Federal Healthcare Program Solicitations The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comments on whether and how it should change the safe harbors it offers from criminal prosecution sought … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 1/3/2017 – Treasury Regulation Adjusts Penalty under Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

Treasury Regulation Adjusts Penalty under Terrorism Risk Insurance Act   The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is amending the civil penalty assessed under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act from $1,000,000 to $1,311,850. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (TRIA) … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 12/16/2016 – NOAA Regulation Sets Hogfish Limits

NOAA Regulation Sets New Fishery Limits for Hogfish from North Carolina to the Florida Keys The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) within the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is proposing new catch limits for hogfish in the South Atlantic. There … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 12/15/2016 – DOT Regulation Supports In-Flight Phone Use

DOT Regulation Supports FAA and FCC Decision to Allow In-Flight Phone Use The Department of Transportation (DOT) is seeking comments on whether it should support both the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in their decision … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 3/2/2015 – News You May Have Missed

This week’s FedFeed includes: 1) BOEM Regulation Proposes Additional Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Locations; 2) EPA Regulation Approves States’ Negative Declarations for Sewage Sludge Incineration Units; 3) FTA Regulation Proposes New State Safety Oversight of Public Transportation; 4) CDC … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 2/23/2015 – News You May Have Missed

This week’s FedFeed includes: 1) Coast Guard Regulation Proposes Merchant Mariner Medical Waiver Policy Clarifications; 2) USDA Regulation Proposes Tart Cherry Crop Percentages for 2014-2015; 3) GSA Regulation Proposes Amending HAZMAT Acquisition Regulations; 4) DOT Regulation Proposes State Asset Management … Continue Reading

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