Land Uses; Special Uses; Annual Programmatic Administrative Fee for Communications Use Authorizations; Reopening of Comment Period

CourtForest Service
Citation87 FR 11373
Record Number2022-04254
Published date01 March 2022
Federal Register, Volume 87 Issue 40 (Tuesday, March 1, 2022)
[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 40 (Tuesday, March 1, 2022)]
                [Proposed Rules]
                [Page 11373]
                From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
                [FR Doc No: 2022-04254]
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                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
                Forest Service
                36 CFR Part 251
                RIN 0596-AD44
                Land Uses; Special Uses; Annual Programmatic Administrative Fee
                for Communications Use Authorizations; Reopening of Comment Period
                AGENCY: Forest Service, Agriculture (USDA).
                ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.
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                SUMMARY: The Forest Service (Agency), U.S. Department of Agriculture,
                published a proposed rule in the Federal Register on December 22, 2021,
                initiating a 60-day comment period on the proposed rule to amend
                existing regulations to charge a statutorily required annual
                programmatic administrative fee for new and existing communications use
                authorizations to cover the costs of administering the Agency's
                communications use program. The comment period for the original
                document closed February 22, 2022. The Agency is reopening the comment
                period for an additional 30 days from the date of publication of this
                document.
                DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published at 86 FR
                72540 on December 22, 2021, is reopened. Comments must be received in
                writing by March 31, 2022.
                ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted via one of the following methods:
                 1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow
                the instructions for sending comments.
                 2. Mail: Director, Lands & Realty Management Staff, 201 14th Street
                SW, Washington, DC 20250-1124.
                 3. Hand Delivery: Director, Lands & Realty Management Staff, 1st
                Floor Southeast, 201 14th Street SW, Washington, DC 20250-1124.
                 All timely comments, including names and addresses when provided,
                will be placed in the record and will be available for public
                inspection and copying. The public may review comments at the Office of
                the Director, Lands & Realty Management, 1st Floor Southeast, Sidney R.
                Yates Federal Building, 201 14th Street SW, Washington, DC, during
                normal business hours. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead at 202-
                205-3563 to facilitate entry into the building.
                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joey Perry, Lands & Realty Management
                Staff, 530-251-3286, [email protected]. Individuals who use
                telecommunication devices for the deaf and hard of hearing (TDD) may
                call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339, 24 hours per
                day, every day of the year, including holidays.
                SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The proposed rule would amend existing
                regulations to charge a statutorily required annual programmatic
                administrative fee for new and existing communications use
                authorizations to cover the costs of administering the Agency's
                communications use program. To provide further opportunity for the
                public to comment, the Agency is reopening the comment period on the
                proposed rule for an additional 30 days.
                 The proposed rule can be found at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/12/22/2021-27681/land-uses-special-uses-annual-programmatic-administrative-fee-for-communications-use-authorizations.
                After the comment period closes, the Forest Service will consider
                timely and relevant comments in the development of the final rule.
                 Dated: February 24, 2022.
                Meryl Harrell,
                Deputy Under Secretary, Natural Resources & Environment.
                [FR Doc. 2022-04254 Filed 2-24-22; 11:15 am]
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