[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 56 (Thursday, March 22, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 16761]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-6935]


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OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL REGISTER

1 CFR Part 51

[NARA-12-0002]


Incorporation by Reference

AGENCY: Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records 
Administration.

ACTION: Extension of the comment period.

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SUMMARY: On February 13, 2012, the Office of the Federal Register (OFR 
or we) received a petition to amend our regulations governing the 
approval of agency requests to incorporate material by reference into 
the Code of Federal Regulations. We published an announcement of the 
petition and request for comments on February 27, 2012. Since that time 
we have received one formal and several informal requests to extend the 
comment period. We are extending the comment period until June 1, 2012. 
We will not accept late comments.

DATES: We are extending the comment period until June 1, 2012. We will 
not accept late comments.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified using the subject line 
of this document, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: Fedreg.legal@nara.gov. Include the subject line of 
this document in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: the Office of the Federal Register (NF), The 
National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, 
College Park, MD.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Office of the Federal Register, 800 
North Capitol Street NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001.
    Docket materials are available at the Office of the Federal 
Register, 800 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 
20001, 202-741-6030. Please contact the persons listed in the FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to schedule your inspection of 
docket materials. The Office of the Federal Register's official hours 
of business are Monday through Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., 
excluding Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Bunk, Director of Legal Affairs 
and Policy, or Miriam Vincent, Staff Attorney, Office of the Federal 
Register, at Fedreg.legal@nara.gov, or 202-741-6030.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of the Federal Register (OFR or 
we) received a petition to revise our regulations at 1 CFR part 51 on 
February 13, 2012. We published an announcement of the petition and a 
request for comments on February 27, 2012. 77 FR 11414. You can view 
the petition and its suggested revisions to the regulations 1 CFR part 
51 on www.regulations.gov. At the regulations.gov main page type NARA-
12-0002 in the search box to find the docket for this petition.
    Since we published the announcement, we have received several 
informal and one formal request to extend the comment period on the 
petition. After considering the requests, we have decided to extend the 
comment period to June 1, 2012. Because this extension gives commenters 
more than 90 days to consider the petition and submit comments on its 
merits, we will not accept comments received after June 1, 2012.

Michael L. White,
Acting Director, Office of the Federal Register.
[FR Doc. 2012-6935 Filed 3-21-12; 8:45 am]
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