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Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Displays Within the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2019-10331
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zone regulations at 29 locations in the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port zone during the dates and times noted under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. This action is necessary to prevent injury and to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with annual fireworks displays. These regulations prohibit persons and vessels from entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Sector Columbia River or their designated representative.
Safety Zone; NW Natural PGM Site, Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2019-10329
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Willamette River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters while Oregon Department of Environmental Quality oversees the construction of an engineered sediment cap and other remedial environmental actions. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Columbia River, Fireworks Umatilla, OR
Document Number: 2019-10327
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Columbia River near Umatilla, OR. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during a fireworks display on June 22, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Information
Document Number: 2019-10260
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than July 16, 2019) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Regulations Relating to Recordation and Enforcement of Trademarks and Copyrights
Document Number: 2019-10259
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than July 16, 2019) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers
Document Number: 2019-10258
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than July 16, 2019) to be assured of consideration.
Safety Zone; Village of Waterloo Memorial Day Fireworks Display; Seneca-Cayuga Canal, Waterloo, NY
Document Number: 2019-10213
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 280-foot radius of the launch site located near West Huff Street, Waterloo, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Seneca-Cayuga Canal during the Village of Waterloo Memorial Day fireworks display. The safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels of persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative.
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2019-10211
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 and the Computer Matching and Privacy Protections Amendment of 1990 (Privacy Act), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance on the conduct of matching programs, notice is hereby given of the re-establishment of a matching program between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and the California Department of Healthcare Services (CA-DHCS). CA-DHCS will match against DHS-USCIS data to verify the immigration status of non-U.S. citizens who apply for federal benefits (Benefit Applicants) under Medicaid programs that CA-DHCS administers to determine whether Benefit Applicants possess the requisite immigration status to be eligible for the Medicaid it administers.
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2019-10210
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Act of 1988 and the Computer Matching and Privacy Protections Amendment of 1990 (Privacy Act), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance on the conduct of matching programs, notice is hereby given of the re-establishment of a matching programs, notice is hereby given of the re-establishment of a matching program between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). TWC will match against DHS-USCIS data to verify the immigration status of non-U.S. citizens who apply for federal benefits (Benefit Applicants) under Unemployment Compensation (UC) that TWC administers to determine whether Benefit Applicants possess the requisite immigration status to be eligible for the UC it administers.
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2019-10209
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 and the Computer Matching and Privacy Protections Amendment of 1990 (Privacy Act), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance on the conduct of matching programs, notice is hereby given of the re-establishment of a matching program between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJ-LWD). NJ-LWD will match against DHS-USCIS data to verify the immigration status of non- U.S. citizens who apply for federal benefits (Benefit Applicants) under Unemployment Compensation (UC) programs that NJ-LWD administers to determine whether Benefit Applicants possess the requisite immigration status to be eligible for the UC it administers.
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2019-10208
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 and the Computer Matching and Privacy Protections Amendment of 1990 (Privacy Act), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance on the conduct of matching programs, notice is hereby given of the re-establishment of a matching program between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (MA-DUA). MA-DUA will match against DHS-USCIS data to verify the immigration status of non-U.S. citizens who apply for federal benefits (Benefit Applicants) under Unemployment Compensation (UC) that MA-DUA administers to determine whether Benefit Applicants possess the requisite immigration status to be eligible for the UC benefits it administers.
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2019-10205
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 and the Computer Matching and Privacy Protections Amendment of 1990 (Privacy Act), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance on the conduct of matching programs, notice is hereby given of the re-establishment of a matching program between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the New York Department of Labor (NY-DOL). NY-DOL will match against DHS-USCIS data to verify the immigration status of non-U.S. citizens who apply for federal benefits (Benefit Applicants) under the Unemployment Compensation (UC) programs that it administers.
Mississippi; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-10204
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Mississippi (FEMA-4429-DR), dated April 23, 2019, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-10203
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Mississippi (FEMA-4429-DR), dated April 23, 2019, and related determinations.
Ohio; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-10202
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Ohio (FEMA-4424-DR), dated April 8, 2019, and related determinations.
Kentucky; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-10201
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of Kentucky (FEMA-4428-DR), dated April 17, 2019, and related determinations.
Tennessee; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-10200
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Tennessee (FEMA-4427-DR), dated April 17, 2019, and related determinations.
Alabama; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-10198
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Alabama (FEMA-4426-DR), dated April 17, 2019, and related determinations.
The Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-10195
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa (FEMA-4430- DR), dated April 29, 2019, and related determinations.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2019-10190
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date. Also, information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's Community Status Book (CSB). The CSB is available at https:// www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program-community-statu s-book.
Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States From the Republic of Djibouti
Document Number: 2019-10153
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the Republic of Djibouti. Conditions of entry are intended to protect the United States from vessels arriving from countries that have been found to have deficient port anti- terrorism measures in place.
Special Local Regulation; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: 2019-10140
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its notice of proposed rulemaking and reopen the public comment period for a special local regulation for certain waters of the Choptank River at Cambridge MD, during the Thunder on the Choptank on July 27, 2019, and July 28, 2019 published in the Federal Register on March 18, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland- National Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Security Zone; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2019-10090
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard establishes two security zones. One of the zones is a temporary fixed security zone for the receiving facility's mooring basin while the Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier (LNGC) MARVEL FALCON is moored at the facility. The other zone is a moving security zone encompassing all navigable waters within a 500-yard radius around the LNGC MARVEL FALCON while the vessel transits with cargo in the La Quinta Channel and Corpus Christi Ship Channel in Corpus Christi, TX. The security zones are needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) cargo aboard the vessel. Entry of vessels or persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2019-10080
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined, pursuant to law, that it is necessary to waive certain laws, regulations, and other legal requirements in order to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international land border in Imperial County, California.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2019-10079
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined, pursuant to law, that it is necessary to waive certain laws, regulations, and other legal requirements in order to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international land border in Cochise County and Pima County, Arizona.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2019-10078
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined, pursuant to law, that it is necessary to waive certain laws, regulations, and other legal requirements in order to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international land border near Tecate and Calexico, California.
Special Local Regulations; Low Country Splash, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2019-10041
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor in Charleston, SC. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Low Country Splash Swim on June 1, 2019. This rulemaking would restrict persons and vessels from entering certain waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor, unless authorized by Sector Charleston Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2019-10033
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Barnegat Bay, Ocean Township, NJ, safety zone from 9:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. on May 25, 2019. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the fireworks displays. Our regulation for safety zones of fireworks displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event on Barnegat Bay in Ocean Township, NJ. During the enforcement period, vessels may not enter, remain in, or transit through the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or designated Coast Guard patrol personnel on scene.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Displays, Little Egg Harbor, Beach Haven, NJ
Document Number: 2019-10032
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on a portion of Little Egg Harbor in Beach Haven, NJ. This action is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels on these navigable waters during a series of fireworks displays on the following dates: May 18, May 25, June 1, June 7, July 20, July 27, August 10, September 1, October 5, and October 12, 2019. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering, transiting, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Tuna Tariff-Rate Quota for Calendar Year 2019 Tuna Classifiable Under Subheading 1604.14.22, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS)
Document Number: 2019-10012
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Each year, the tariff-rate quota for tuna described in subheading 1604.14.22, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), is calculated as a percentage of the tuna in airtight containers entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the preceding calendar year. This document sets forth the tariff-rate quota for Calendar Year 2019.
Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC)
Document Number: 2019-09899
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Laredo, Texas. The meeting will be open to the public to attend either in person or via webinar.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Owensboro, KY
Document Number: 2019-09852
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Ohio River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 756.3 to MM 757.3. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Owensboro, Kentucky, during the Owensboro Convention Center fireworks display on June 15, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Savannah, GA) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-09835
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Savannah, GA), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 6, 2018.
Approval of Freeboard International (Linden, NJ), as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2019-09834
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Freeboard International (Linden, NJ), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 7, 2018.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Texas City, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-09832
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Texas City, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 26, 2018.
Safety Zone; Tall Ships Challenge Great Lakes 2019, Buffalo, NY, Cleveland, OH, Bay City, MI, Green Bay, WI, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Kenosha, WI and Erie, PA
Document Number: 2019-09821
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to create safety zones around each tall ship visiting the Great Lakes during the Tall Ships Challenge 2019 race series. These safety zones will provide for the regulation of vessel traffic in the vicinity of each tall ship in the navigable waters of the United States. The Coast Guard is taking this action to safeguard participants and spectators from the hazards associated with the limited maneuverability of these tall ships and to ensure public safety during tall ships events. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0077
Document Number: 2019-09754
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0077, Security Plans for Ports, Vessels, Facilities, and Outer Continental Shelf Facilities and Other Security-Related Requirements, without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Fire Protection for Recreational Vessels
Document Number: 2019-09699
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the rules for recreational vessels by moving fire extinguishing equipment standards for recreational vessels from the uninspected vessel subchapter, which includes requirements for both recreational and commercial vessels, to the subchapter applicable only to recreational vessels. This proposed move would relieve owners of recreational vessels from having to adhere to NFPA 10 fire extinguisher inspection, maintenance, and recordkeeping requirements intended to apply to commercial vessels only. This would not alter fire extinguishing equipment standards for commercial vessels, but would correct an incongruity in our regulations.
Great Lakes Pilotage Rates-2019 Annual Review and Revisions to Methodology
Document Number: 2019-09657
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Great Lakes Pilotage Act of 1960, the Coast Guard is establishing new base pilotage rates and surcharges for the 2019 shipping season. This rule will adjust the pilotage rates to account for a rolling ten-year average for traffic, and result in an increase in pilotage rates due to an adjustment for anticipated inflation, changes in operating expenses, surcharges for applicant pilots, and an addition of two pilots.
Safety Zone; Illinois River, Miles 0 to 187, Grafton, IL to Peoria, IL
Document Number: 2019-09656
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Illinois River from mile marker (MM) 0 to MM 187 between Grafton, IL and Peoria, IL. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on these navigable waters as a result of increasing flood conditions on the river that threaten to overtop levees. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Clear Lake, Clear Creek, TX
Document Number: 2019-09648
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a special local regulation for certain waters within Clear Lake, Clear Creek, TX. This action is necessary to provide safety of life on these navigable waters immediately before, during, and after the Texas Outlaw Challenge, a power boat race being held annually on the third Friday of June. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels not participating in the event from being within the specified zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Houston/Galveston (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie-Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau Friday Night Fireworks
Document Number: 2019-09647
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones for the Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau Friday Night Fireworks in Mackinaw City, Michigan, starting in May, 2019 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after these events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0105
Document Number: 2019-09646
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0105, Regulated Navigation Area; Reporting Requirements for Barges Loaded with Certain Dangerous Cargoes, Inland Rivers, Eighth Coast Guard District and the Illinois Waterway, Ninth Coast Guard District; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Safety Zone; Upper Mississippi River, Miles 179 to 184, St. Louis, MO
Document Number: 2019-09645
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Upper Mississippi River from mile marker (MM) 179 to MM 184 in St. Louis, MO. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on these navigable waters as a result of increasing flow and high water conditions on the river. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Continuation of Documentation for Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status Designations for Nepal and Honduras
Document Number: 2019-09635
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces actions to ensure its compliance with the order of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to stay proceedings in Bhattarai v. Nielsen, No. 19-cv-00731 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 12, 2019) (``order to stay proceedings''). The claims raised in Bhattarai v. Nielsen are similar to, and will be informed by the resolution of, the claims being litigated before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Ramos v. Nielsen, No. 18-16981 (9th Cir. filed Oct. 12, 2018). For that reason, DHS will not implement or enforce the decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Honduras or Nepal pending the resolution of the Ramos v. Nielsen appeal, or by other order of the court. Beneficiaries under the TPS designations for Nepal and Honduras will retain their TPS, provided that an individual's TPS status is not withdrawn because of ineligibility. DHS is further announcing it is automatically extending through March 24, 2020, the validity of TPS-related Employment Authorization Documents (EADs), Forms I-797, Notice of Action (Approval Notice), and Forms I-94 (Arrival/Departure Record) (collectively ``TPS-Related Documentation''), as specified in this Notice, for beneficiaries under the TPS designation for Nepal, provided that the affected TPS beneficiaries remain otherwise individually eligible for TPS. The TPS designation for Honduras remains in effect through January 5, 2020. See 83 FR 26074 (June 5, 2018). This Notice also provides information explaining DHS's plans to issue subsequent notices that will describe the steps DHS will take to address the TPS status of beneficiaries under the TPS designations for Honduras and Nepal, if continued compliance with the order to stay proceedings during the pendency of the Ramos v. Nielsen appeal become necessary.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Canadian Border Boat Landing Permit
Document Number: 2019-09613
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than June 10, 2019) to be assured of consideration.
Extension of Comment Period for the Safety Zone; Gastineau Channel, Juneau, AK
Document Number: C1-2019-07192
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-09603
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On February 22, 2019, FEMA published in the Federal Register a changes in flood hazard determination notice that contained an erroneous table. This notice provides corrections to that table, to be used in lieu of the information published at 84 FR 5705. The table provided here represents the changes in flood hazard determinations and communities affected for Adams County, Colorado.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-09602
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
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 Federal Regulations. 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.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-007 Criminal History and Immigration Verification (CHIVe) System of Records
Document Number: 2019-09598
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is issuing a final rule to amend its regulations to exempt portions of an updated and reissued system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/ Immigration and Customs Enforcement-007 Criminal History and Immigration Verification (CHIVe) System of Records'' from certain provisions of the Privacy Act. Specifically, the Department exempts portions of this system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.