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Unformatted text preview: 48177 Federal Register /Vol. 74, No. 182/Tuesday, September 22, 2009/Proposed Rules List of Subjects in 18 CFR Part 38 Conflict of interests, Electric power plants, Electric utilities, Incorporation by reference, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. By direction of the Commission. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. In consideration of the foregoing, the Commission proposes to revise Chapter I, Title 18, part 38 of the Code of Federal Regulations, as follows: PART 38—BUSINESS PRACTICE STANDARDS AND COMMUNICATION PROTOCOLS FOR PUBLIC UTILITIES 1. The authority citation for part 38 continues to read as follows: Authority: 16 U.S.C. 791–825r, 2601–2645; 31 U.S.C. 9701; 42 U.S.C. 7101–7352. 2. In § 38.2, paragraph (a)(12) is added to read as follows: §38.2 Incorporation by Reference of North American Energy Standards Board Wholesale Electric Quadrant Standards. (a) * * * (12) Measurement and Verification of Wholesale Electricity Demand Response (WEQ–015, 2008 Annual Plan Item 5(a), Mar. 16, 2009). * * * * * [FR Doc. E9–22784 Filed 9–21–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE 22 CFR Part 62 [Public Notice: 6767] RIN 1400–AC36 Exchange Visitor Program—General Provisions AGENCY: United States Department of State. ACTION: Proposed rule with request for comment. SUMMARY: The Department of State is proposing to amend the General Provisions (Subpart A) of the existing Exchange Visitor Program regulations. This section of the regulations establishes the procedures for designated Program sponsors and addresses overall Program administration. It provides the overall context in which to interpret all other provisions of the Exchange Visitor Program regulations. The General Provisions have not been revised in whole in over 15 years, despite modifications of many of the category- specific regulations and changes in technology. The proposed regulations encompass technical changes to the General Provisions and address public diplomacy and foreign policy concerns, including the Department’s ability to monitor Program sponsors and to ensure the safety and well-being of foreign nationals who come to the United States as Program participants. The amendment of this section incorporates changes made to the regulations since the last update in 1993. It ties all regulatory requirements together and consolidates the requirements set forth in the SEVIS reporting requirements regulations into the General Provisions. Certain definitions have been added, made clearer or deleted. This rule also proposes new requirements regarding applications for designation and redesignation, a change in the required amount of health insurance coverage, the identification of an Employer Identification Number (EIN) and Dun & Bradstreet numbers by sponsors and third party entities, the collection of employment authorization information and validation of the SEVIS record on an exchange visitor’s accompanying spouse and dependents, criminal...
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