May 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2013-05-31-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2013-05-31
Sunshine Act Meeting.
Document Number: 2013-13031
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-13030
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting.
Document Number: 2013-13029
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Loan Originator Compensation Requirements Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z); Prohibition on Financing Credit Insurance Premiums; Delay of Effective Date
Document Number: 2013-13023
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing a final rule delaying the June 1, 2013, effective date of a prohibition on creditors financing credit insurance premiums in connection with certain consumer credit transactions secured by a dwelling. The prohibition was adopted in the Loan Originator Compensation Requirements under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) Final Rule, issued on January 20, 2013, and published in the Federal Register on February 15, 2013. The Bureau is delaying the effective date until January 10, 2014, to permit the Bureau to clarify, before the provision takes effect, its applicability to transactions other than those in which a lump-sum premium is added to the loan amount at closing. The new effective date will be January 10, 2014, but the Bureau will solicit comment on the appropriate effective date at the same time that it seeks comment on clarifications. (The Bureau is not contemplating extending the effective date beyond January 10, 2014.)
Navigation Underway; Tankers
Document Number: 2013-13014
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-13009
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Jupiter Enterprises, Inc., Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2013-12992
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
China Properties Developments, Inc.; Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2013-12991
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Collection of Information: Assignment Form
Document Number: 2013-12990
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Bureau of Fiscal Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection. By this notice, the Fiscal Service solicits comments concerning the form ``Assignment Form.''
China Environmental Protection, Inc., Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2013-12989
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Disapproval of State Implementation Plan; Infrastructure Requirements for the 1997 8-Hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard; Montana
Document Number: 2013-12970
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to disapprove a specific portion of the State Implementation Plan (SIP) certifications submitted by the State of Montana to demonstrate that the SIP meets the infrastructure requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA) for the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) promulgated for ozone on July 18, 1997. The CAA requires that each state, after a new or revised NAAQS is promulgated, review its SIP to ensure that it meets certain infrastructure requirements detailed in the CAA. The State of Montana submitted two certifications, dated November 28, 2007 and December 22, 2009, that its SIP met these requirements for the 1997 ozone NAAQS. EPA is proposing to disapprove a portion of the submitted revisions because the SIP does not meet the requirements in the CAA for state boards that approve permits or enforcement orders.
Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Request for Methyl Bromide Critical Use Exemption Applications for 2016
Document Number: 2013-12968
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is soliciting applications for the critical use exemption from the phaseout of methyl bromide for 2016. Critical use exemptions last only one year. All entities interested in obtaining a critical use exemption for 2016 must provide EPA with technical and economic information to support a ``critical use'' claim and must do so by the deadline specified in this notice even if they have applied for an exemption in previous years. Today's notice also invites interested parties to provide EPA with new data on the technical and economic feasibility of methyl bromide alternatives.
Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2013-12965
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Great Lakes Advisory Board
Document Number: 2013-12962
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces a public teleconference of the Great Lakes Advisory Board (GLAB). The purpose of the teleconference is to continue discussions that will inform the development of a draft Great Lakes Restoration Initiative FY 2015-2019 Action Plan.
District Export Council Nomination Opportunity
Document Number: 2013-12961
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is currently seeking nominations of individuals for consideration for appointment by the Secretary of Commerce to serve as members of one of the 59 District Export Councils (DECs) nationwide. DECs are closely affiliated with the U.S. Export Assistance Centers (USEACs) of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (US&FCS), and play a key role in the planning and coordination of export activities in their communities.
Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Renewal of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE) and Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2013-12957
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces that the charter of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE) has been renewed. It also requests nominations for individuals to serve on the APOE.
National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE)
Document Number: 2013-12954
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming teleconference meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (the Council) and is intended to notify the general public of the meeting. This notice also describes the functions of the Council. Notice of the Council's meetings is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Date And Time: June 17, 201312:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Location: The meeting will be conducted via conference call with NACIE members. Up to 30 dial-in, listen-only phone lines will be made available to the public on a first come, first served basis. The conference call number is 1-800-871-9060 and the participant code is 929296858. The public is also invited to attend the conference call meeting at the U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Street SW., Rooms 2C100/ 2C101, Washington, DC 20202-6400. Members of the public should report to the security desk and a form of federal I.D. will be required for security clearance and escorted access to the meeting room.
Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE), June 24, 2013
Document Number: 2013-12953
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces a meeting of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE) (the Panel) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Panel advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of consumer education strategies concerning Medicare, Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). This meeting is open to the public.
Medicare Program; Notification of Closure of Teaching Hospitals and Opportunity To Apply for Available Slots
Document Number: 2013-12952
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the closure of two teaching hospitals and the initiation of an application process where hospitals must apply to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for consideration of Infirmary West Hospital's and Montgomery Hospital's full time equivalent (FTE) resident cap slots.
Meeting of the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force
Document Number: 2013-12951
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150, the Department of Defense (DoD) announces that the following Federal advisory committee meetings of the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force (``the Commission''), to include a closed session, will take place.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-12950
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Certificate of Electrical Training
Document Number: 2013-12949
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This program helps to assure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed.
Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-12948
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will hold public meetings.
Endangered Species; File Nos. 17557 and 17273
Document Number: 2013-12947
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that the National Ocean Service Marine Forensic Lab (NOS Lab) [Responsible Party: M. Katherine Moore], 219 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412 (File No. 17557), and the NOAA Fisheries Northeast Region, Protected Resources Division [Responsible Party: Mary Colligan], 1 Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930 (File No. 17273), have applied in due form for permits to take marine mammal and endangered species parts for purposes of scientific research.
Endangered Species; File No. 17452
Document Number: 2013-12946
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Caleb Slater, Massachusetts Division of Fish and Wildlife, 1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough, MA, 01581, has applied in due form for a permit to take shortnose (Acipenser brevirostrum) and Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) for purposes of scientific research.
Medical Diagnostic Equipment Accessibility Standards Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-12943
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Medical Diagnostic Equipment Accessibility Standards Advisory Committee will hold its seventh meeting. On July 5, 2012, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) established the advisory committee to make recommendations to the Board on matters associated with comments received and responses to questions included in a previously published Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Medical Diagnostic Equipment Accessibility Standards.
BNSF Railway Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Union Pacific Railroad Company
Document Number: 2013-12939
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for A, G, or NATO Visa
Document Number: 2013-12938
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS); Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-12937
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2013-12936
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-12935
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-12934
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Condominium Project Approval Document Collection
Document Number: 2013-12933
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. HUD is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2013-12932
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated July 21, 1996.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-12931
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC seeks public comments on its proposal to the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') to extend through June 30, 2016, the current Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') clearance for the FTC's enforcement of the information collection requirements in its regulation ``Duties of Furnishers of Information to Consumer Reporting Agencies'' (``Information Furnishers Rule''), which applies to certain motor vehicle dealers, and its shared enforcement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (``CFPB'') of the furnisher provisions (subpart E) of the CFPB's Regulation V regarding other entities. That clearance expires on June 30, 2013.
Science and Technology Reinvention Laboratory Personnel Management Demonstration Project, Department of the Army, Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC)
Document Number: 2013-12930
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
Section 342(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 1995, as amended by section 1109 of NDAA FY 2000 and section 1114 of NDAA FY 2001, authorizes the Secretary of Defense to conduct personnel demonstration projects at Department of Defense (DoD) laboratories designated as Science and Technology Reinvention Laboratories (STRLs). The above-cited legislation authorizes DoD to conduct demonstration projects to determine whether a specified change in personnel management policies or procedures would result in improved Federal personnel management. This notice makes changes to the ECBC Personnel Management Demonstration Project. It includes revisions to the annual review for supervisory/team leader base pay adjustments and adds clarification of the waiver to 5 U.S.C. 7512(4), amends procedures for recruiting and filling positions above the minimum of the pay band; and eliminates within grade increase (WGI) buy-ins for certain personnel actions.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-12929
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has submitted the following information collection requirement to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. This is the second notice for public comment; the first was published in the Federal Register at 78 FR 56876, and three comments were received. NSF is forwarding the proposed renewal submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance simultaneously with the publication of this second notice. The full submission (including comments) may be found at: http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Comments regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for National Science Foundation, 72517th Street NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, and to Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1265, Arlington, Virginia 22230 or send email to splimpto@nsf.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339, which is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (including federal holidays). Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling 703-292-7556. NSF may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Tobacco Products, User Fees, Requirements for the Submission of Data Needed To Calculate User Fees for Domestic Manufacturers and Importers of Tobacco Products
Document Number: 2013-12927
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is issuing this proposed rule that would require domestic tobacco product manufacturers and importers to submit information needed to calculate the amount of user fees assessed under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act). The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been collecting this information and providing FDA with the data FDA needs to calculate the amount of user fees assessed to tobacco product manufacturers and importers. USDA intends to cease collecting this information starting in fiscal year 2015 (October 2014). Consistent with the requirements of the FD&C Act, we are proposing to require the submission of this information to FDA instead of USDA. We are taking this action to ensure that FDA continues to have the information we need to calculate, assess, and collect user fees.
New Approaches to Antibacterial Drug Development; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2013-12925
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is seeking input from the public on the following topics related to antibacterial drug development: Potential new study designs, proposed priorities for CDER guidances, and strategies intended to slow the rate of emerging resistance to antibacterial drugs. The purpose of this notice is to request information and comments from the public on these areas of focus.
Draft Guidance for Industry: Changes to an Approved Application: Biological Products: Human Blood and Blood Components Intended for Transfusion or for Further Manufacture; Availability
Document Number: 2013-12923
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a draft document entitled ``Guidance for Industry: Changes to an Approved Application: Biological Products: Human Blood and Blood Components Intended for Transfusion or for Further Manufacture'' dated June 2013. The draft guidance document provides manufacturers of licensed Whole Blood and blood components intended for transfusion or for further manufacture, including Source Plasma, with recommendations intended to assist with determining which reporting mechanism is appropriate for submission of changes to an approved biologics license application. The guidance document also provides manufacturers of licensed Whole Blood and blood components recommendations in connection with the applicability and content of comparability protocols and labeling changes. The draft guidance, when finalized, is intended to supersede the document of the same title dated July 2001 (July 2001 guidance).
Draft Guidance for Industry on Rheumatoid Arthritis: Developing Drug Products for Treatment; Availability
Document Number: 2013-12922
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled ``Rheumatoid Arthritis: Developing Drug Products for Treatment.'' This guidance outlines FDA's current thinking on the principles of clinical development relevant to dose-selection and assessment of efficacy and safety to support the approval of drug products for the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It also addresses additional considerations for drug products developed as drug-device combination products. This guidance revises the guidance for industry entitled ``Clinical Development Programs for Drugs, Devices, and Biological Products for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA),'' published in February 1999.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12921
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR Part 65). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12920
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR part 65). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12919
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12918
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12917
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-31
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.