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Rules and Regulations Federal Register


Vol. 72, No. 129

Friday, July 6, 2007

This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER Secretary delegates authority to the Authority: 7 U.S.C. 6912(a)(1), 5 U.S.C.
contains regulatory documents having general Director to provide for the personal 301; Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1953, 3
applicability and legal effect, most of which security for the Secretary and the CFR, 1949–1953 Comp., p. 1024.
are keyed to and codified in the Code of Deputy Secretary. In addition, this
Federal Regulations, which is published under Subpart D—Delegation of Authority to
action revises the delegation of
50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510.
authority from the Secretary to the Other General Officers and Agency
inspector General to provide that the Heads
The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by
the Superintendent of Documents. Prices of Inspector General retains the authority ■ 2. Amend § 2.20 to add paragraph
new books are listed in the first FEDERAL to assist the Director in providing for the (a)(2)(xl) to read as follows:
REGISTER issue of each week. personal security for the Secretary and
the Deputy Secretary, at the request of § 2.20 Under Secretary for Natural
the Director. In essence, this action Resources and Environment.
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE transfers the primary responsibility of (a) * * *
providing for the personal security for (2) * * *
Office of the Secretary the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary (xl) At the request of the Director,
from the Inspector General to the Homeland Security Staff (Director),
7 CFR Part 2 Director. designate law enforcement personnel of
This action also delegates authority the Forest Service to assist the Director
Revision of Delegations of Authority in providing for the personal security
from the Secretary to the Under
AGENCY: Office of the Secretary. Secretary for NRE and to the Chief, for the Secretary and the Deputy
ACTION: Final rule. Forest Service, to assist the Director in Secretary in the National Forest System.
performing the personal security ■ 3. Amend § 2.32 to add paragraph
SUMMARY: This document delegates function in the NFS. At the request of (a)(1)(vii) to read as follows:
authority from the Secretary of the Director, the Under Secretary for
Agriculture to the Director, Homeland § 2.32 Director, Homeland Security Staff.
NRE and the Chief, Forest Service, have
Security Staff (Director), designating the delegated authority to designate Forest (a) * * *
Director as the Department official who Service law enforcement personnel to (1) * * *
is responsible for providing personal (vii) Provide for the personal security
assist the Director in providing for the
security protection to the Secretary and for the Secretary and the Deputy
personal security for the Secretary and
the Deputy Secretary. Therefore, this Secretary.
the Deputy Secretary in the NFS.
action revises the delegation of This rule relates to internal agency * * * * *
authority from the Secretary to the management. Therefore, pursuant to 5 ■ 4. Amend § 2.33 to revise paragraph
Inspector General to limit the U.S.C. 553, notice of proposed rule (a)(2) to read as follows:
involvement of the Inspector General making and opportunity for comment
with the personal security of the § 2.33 Inspector General.
are not required. This rule may be made
Secretary and the Deputy Secretary. effective less than 30 days after * * * * *
This document also delegates authority publication in the Federal Register. (2) At the request of the Director,
from the Secretary to the Under Further, this rule is exempt form the Homeland Security Staff (Director),
Secretary for Natural Resources and provisions of Executive Order 12988 determine the availability of law
Environment (NRE) and to the Chief, and Executive Orders 12866, amended enforcement personnel of the Office of
Forest Service, to assist the Director in by Executive Order 13258, because it Inspector General to assist the Director
providing personal security protection relates to internal agency management. in providing for the personal security
to the Secretary and the Deputy In addition, this action is exempt from for the Secretary and the Deputy
Secretary in the National Forest System the provisions of the Regulatory Secretary.
(NFS). Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) * * * * *
DATES: Effective July 6, 2007. because it is not a rule as defined by that
statute. Finally, this action does not Subpart J—Delegations of Authority by
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
require review by Congress because it is the Under Secretary for Natural
Sheryl K. Maddux, Acting Director,
not a rule as defined in 5 U.S.C. 804. Resources and Environment
Homeland Security Office, USDA, (202)
720–7654. List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 2 ■ 5. Amend § 2.60 to add paragraph
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This (a)(49) to read as follows:
action concerns delegations of authority Authority delegations (Government
regarding the personal security function agencies). § 2.60 Chief, Forest Service.
as it relates to the Secretary and the ■ Accordingly, 7 CFR part 2 is amended (a) * * *
Deputy Secretary. By way of reference, as follows: (49) At the request of the Director,
the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary Homeland Security Staff (Director),
PART 2—DELEGATIONS OF designate law enforcement personnel of
are included in a protected class of
AUTHORITY BY THE SECRETARY OF the Forest Service to assist the Director
officials under 18 U.S.C. 351, which
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AGRICULTURE AND GENERAL in providing for the personal security


criminalizes violent crimes committed
OFFICERS OF THE DEPARTMENT for the Secretary and the Deputy
against the head of a department or the
second ranking official in such ■ 1. The authority citation for part 2 Secretary in the National Forest System.
department. Through this action, the continues to read as follows: * * * * *

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36860 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 129 / Friday, July 6, 2007 / Rules and Regulations

Dated: June 29, 2007. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority for This Rulemaking
Mike Johanns,
Discussion Title 49 of the United States Code
Secretary of Agriculture.
We issued a supplemental notice of specifies the FAA’s authority to issue
[FR Doc. 07–3281 Filed 7–5–07; 8:45 am]
proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to amend rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I,
BILLING CODE 3410–01–M
14 CFR part 39 to include an AD that section 106, describes the authority of
would apply to the specified products. the FAA Administrator. ‘‘Subtitle VII:
That NPRM was published in the Aviation Programs,’’ describes in more
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION detail the scope of the Agency’s
Federal Register on April 23, 2007 (72
FR 20070). That NPRM proposed to authority.
Federal Aviation Administration
correct an unsafe condition for the We are issuing this rulemaking under
14 CFR Part 39 specified products. The MCAI states: the authority described in ‘‘Subtitle VII,
To prevent unchecked corrosion Part A, Subpart III, Section 44701:
[Docket No. FAA–2006–26494 Directorate General requirements.’’ Under that
developing on the wing spars due to access
Identifier 2006–CE–079–AD; Amendment section, Congress charges the FAA with
for inspections being difficult under normal
39–15119; AD 2007–13–15]
maintenance practices, which could lead to promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in
RIN 2120–AA64 an unsafe condition and possibly a air commerce by prescribing regulations
catastrophic failure of the wing * * * for practices, methods, and procedures
Airworthiness Directives; Alpha the Administrator finds necessary for
Comments
Aviation Design Limited (Type safety in air commerce. This regulation
Certificate No. A48EU Previously Held We gave the public the opportunity to is within the scope of that authority
by APEX Aircraft and AVIONS PIERRE participate in developing this AD. We because it addresses an unsafe condition
ROBIN) Model R2160 Airplanes received no comments on the NPRM or that is likely to exist or develop on
on the determination of the cost to the products identified in this rulemaking
AGENCY: Federal Aviation public.
Administration (FAA), Department of action.
Transportation (DOT). Conclusion Regulatory Findings
ACTION: Final rule. We reviewed the available data and We determined that this AD will not
determined that air safety and the have federalism implications under
SUMMARY: We are adopting a new
public interest require adopting the AD Executive Order 13132. This AD will
airworthiness directive (AD) for the
as proposed. not have a substantial direct effect on
products listed above. This AD results
from mandatory continuing Differences Between This AD and the the States, on the relationship between
airworthiness information (MCAI) MCAI or Service Information the national government and the States,
issued by an aviation authority of or on the distribution of power and
We have reviewed the MCAI and responsibilities among the various
another country to identify and correct
related service information and, in levels of government.
an unsafe condition on an aviation
general, agree with their substance. But
product. The MCAI describes the unsafe For the reasons discussed above, I
we might have found it necessary to use
condition as: certify this AD:
different words from those in the MCAI
To prevent unchecked corrosion to ensure the AD is clear for U.S. (1) Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory
developing on the wing spars due to access operators and is enforceable. In making action’’ under Executive Order 12866;
for inspections being difficult under normal
these changes, we do not intend to differ (2) Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under
maintenance practices, which could lead to
an unsafe condition and possibly a substantively from the information DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures
catastrophic failure of the wing * * * provided in the MCAI and related (44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and
service information.
We are issuing this AD to require We might also have required different
(3) Will not have a significant
actions to correct the unsafe condition actions in this AD from those in the
economic impact, positive or negative,
on these products. MCAI in order to follow FAA policies.
on a substantial number of small entities
DATES: This AD becomes effective under the criteria of the Regulatory
Any such differences are highlighted in
August 10, 2007. Flexibility Act.
a NOTE within the AD.
On August 10, 2007, the Director of We prepared a regulatory evaluation
the Federal Register approved the Costs of Compliance of the estimated costs to comply with
incorporation by reference of certain We estimate that this AD will affect this AD and placed it in the AD Docket.
publications listed in this AD. 10 products of U.S. registry. We also Examining the AD Docket
ADDRESSES: You may examine the AD estimate that it will take about 28 work-
docket on the Internet at http:// hours per product to comply with basic You may examine the AD docket on
dms.dot.gov or in person at Document requirements of this AD. The average the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov; or in
Management Facility, U.S. Department labor rate is $80 per work-hour. Based person at the Docket Management
of Transportation, Docket Operations, on these figures, we estimate the cost of Facility between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.,
M–30, West Building Ground Floor, this AD to the U.S. operators to be Monday through Friday, except Federal
Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey $22,400 or $2,240 per product. holidays. The AD docket contains the
Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. We have no way of determining the NPRM, the regulatory evaluation, any
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karl number of products that may need any comments received, and other
Schletzbaum, Aerospace Engineer, FAA, necessary follow-on actions. Since the information. The street address for the
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Small Airplane Directorate, 901 Locust, corrosion damage would vary from Docket Office (telephone (800) 647–
Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri 64106; airplane to airplane, we are not able to 5527) is in the ADDRESSES section.
telephone: (816) 329–4146; fax: (816) estimate the costs of each follow-on Comments will be available in the AD
329–4090. action. docket shortly after receipt.

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