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Solicitation of Federal Civilian and Uniformed Service Personnel for Contributions to Private Voluntary Organizations

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing final regulations concerning the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). These final regulations are being issued in order to strengthen the integrity, streamline the operations and increase the effectiveness of the program to ensure its continued growth and success.

Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures for Blueline Tilefish

NMFS issues this temporary rule to reduce the amount of blueline tilefish that may be harvested in the exclusive economic zone of the South Atlantic by removing the blueline tilefish portion from the deep-water complex annual catch limit (ACL) and establishing separate commercial and recreational ACLs and accountability measures for blueline tilefish.

Amendment to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Central African Republic

The Department of State is amending the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to provide the defense trade policy regarding the Central African Republic to reflect certain resolutions adopted by the United Nations Security Council.

Sanctuaries Regulations

NOAA proposed to prohibit the introduction of introduced species into the state waters of Gulf of the Farallones and Monterey Bay national marine sanctuaries. NOAA proposed to amend the March 2013 proposed rule to allow GFNMS and MBNMS to authorize certain introduced species of shellfish from commercial mariculture projects in all state waters of the sanctuaries.

Pine Shoot Beetle

We are amending the pine shoot beetle regulations by adding areas in the States of Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New York, and Virginia and the States of Indiana and New Jersey in their entirety to the list of quarantined areas. We are taking this action following the detection of pine shoot beetle in those areas.

Authorization of Emergency Use of an In Vitro Diagnostic Device

The Food and Drug Administration is announcing the issuance of an Emergency Use Authorization for an in vitro diagnostic device for detection of the novel influenza A (H7N9) virus (detected in China in 2013).

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