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Start Preamble Start Printed Page 40460 AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board. ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda. SUMMARY: The Surface Transportation Board (the Board), in accordance with the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA), is publishing a semiannual agenda of: (1) Current and projected rulemakings; and (2) existing regulations being reviewed … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board. ACTION: Announcement of Regulatory Reform Task Force listening session. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a listening session for the Regulatory Reform Task Force (RRTF). DATES: The listening session will be held on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at 10 a.m. E.D.T. ADDRESSES: The … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: To better reflect the current marketplace, the Surface Transportation Board (Board) is proposing to update one of the screening criteria used to create the “composite railroad” for the Board's annual cost-of-capital determination. Specifically, the Board proposes that … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 11 of the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015 (STB Reauthorization Act), the Surface Transportation Board (Board) is proposing changes to its rules pertaining to its rate case procedures to help improve and … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking; policy statement. SUMMARY: Through this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the Surface Transportation Board (Board or STB) proposes amendments to its regulations governing the publication, availability, and retention for public inspection of rail carrier rate and service terms for … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is proposing changes to its rules pertaining to Offers of Financial Assistance to improve the process and protect it against abuse. DATES: Comments are due by December 5, 2016. Reply comments are … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board. ACTION: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking, withdrawal. SUMMARY: The Surface Transportation Board is withdrawing the advance notice of proposed rulemaking and discontinuing the EP 681 rulemaking proceeding which sought comment on whether and how it should update its accounting and financial reporting for … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Current Rate Reasonableness Standards Statutory Framework Regulatory Framework Comments Received in Docket No. EP 665 (Sub-No. 1) New Methodology in Docket No. EP 665 (Sub-No. 2) I. Availability of New Methodology II. Comparison Group … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: General Comments Revised Proposal 1. Switching Costs Related to Switch Engine Minutes I&I Switching a. Definition of “Shipment” 2. Equipment Costs for the Use of Railroad-Owned Cars During Switching Station Clerical Costs 3. Car-Mile … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FAST Act Provisions The Proposed Rules List of Subjects in 49 CFR Part 1109 PART 1109—USE OF MEDIATION IN BOARD PROCEEDINGS Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments on this proposal are due by August … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Statutory and Regulatory History NITL's Petition and Comments Received The Need To Revisit the Board's 11102(c) Interpretation and Reciprocal Switching Regulations The Board's Authority To Revise Its Interpretation of 11102(c) and Adopt New Reciprocal … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The proposed rule published on February 2, 2010 (75 FR 5261) is withdrawn and the rulemaking proceeding is discontinued on July 28, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pre-Filing Requirement Discovery: Standardized Requests and/or Disclosures Discovery: Other Ideas Evidentiary Submissions: Standardization Evidentiary Submissions: Other Ideas Interaction With Board Staff Regulatory Flexibility Act Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments are due by August … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD (STB) Prerule Stage 422. • Review of Commodity, Boxcar, and TOFC/COFC Exemptions, Docket No. EP 704 Tables Back to Top Surface Transportation Board—Prerule Stage   FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top A … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The SNPR is corrected as of May 23, 2016. Comments on the SNPR are due by May 31, 2016. Reply comments are due by June 28, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Introduction Summary of Proposed Rules 1. Preliminary Fact-Finding 2. Board-Initiated Investigation 3. Formal Board Proceeding 4. Other Related Issues Conclusion Regulatory Flexibility Act List of Subjects in 49 CFR part 1122 PART 1122—BOARD-INITIATED INVESTIGATIONS … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Conclusion List of Subjects PART 1108—ARBITRATION OF CERTAIN DISPUTES SUBJECT TO THE STATUTORY JURISDICTION OF THE SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD PART 1115—APPELLATE PROCEDURES Appendix Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments are due by June 13, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Preliminary Matter Discussion of Comments and Supplemental Proposed Rules Reporting Week and Timing Definition of Unit Train Requests No. 1 (Train Speed), No. 2 (Terminal Dwell Time), and No. 3 (Cars Online) Request No. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Introduction February 2011 Hearing Proposed Rule 1. STCC Nos. 14-2, Crushed or Broken Stone or Rip Rap 2. STCC Nos. 29-914, Coke Produced From Coal; 33-12, Primary Iron or Steel Products (Plates, Pipes, and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The proposed rule is withdrawn and the rulemaking proceeding is discontinued on February 18, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Pedro Ramirez, (202) 245-0333. Assistance for the hearing … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 49 CFR Part 1040 PART 1040—ON-TIME PERFORMANCE OF INTERCITY PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments are due by February 8, 2016. Reply comments are due by February … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Financial Responsibility Continuation of Rail Service Identity of the Offeror DATES: Back to Top Comments are due by February 12, 2016. Reply comments are due by March 14, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Comments … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The proposed rule is withdrawn and the rulemaking proceeding is discontinued on September 8, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Gabriel Meyer, (202) 245-0150. Assistance for the hearing … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Introduction Background A. General B. Investments in Debt and Equity Securities (ASC 320) C. Comprehensive Income (ASC 220) D. Derivatives and Hedging (ASC 815) E. Business Combinations (ASC 805) Discussion Periodic Review Paperwork Reduction … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects PART 1241—ANNUAL, SPECIAL, OR PERIODIC REPORTS—CARRIERS SUBJECT TO PART A OF SUBTITLE IV OF TITLE 49, UNITED STATES CODE PART 1242—SEPARATION OF COMMON OPERATING EXPENSES BETWEEN FREIGHT SERVICE AND PASSENGER SERVICE … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top May 20, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Scott M. Zimmerman at (202) 245-0386. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Board Releases and Live Video Streaming Available via the Internet Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The hearing will be held on July 22-23, 2015, beginning at 9:30 a.m., in the Hearing Room at the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Board Releases and Live Video Streaming Available via the Internet Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The hearing will be held on June 10, 2015, beginning at 9:30 a.m., in the Hearing Room at the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects PART 1250—RAILROAD PERFORMANCE DATA REPORTING Appendix Description of Collection Footnotes Tables Back to Top Table—Estimated Time per Response Table—Frequency of Responses Table—Total Burden Hours DATES: Back to Top Comments are due … [read more]

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