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Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0002
Document Number: 2017-22853
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0002, Application for Vessel Inspection, Waiver, and Continuous Synopsis Record. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Identification Card
Document Number: 2017-22846
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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 will be accepted (no later than December 19, 2017) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration for Free Entry of Returned American Products
Document Number: 2017-22845
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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 will be accepted (no later than December 19, 2017) to be assured of consideration.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0106
Document Number: 2017-22840
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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: 1625-0106, Unauthorized Entry into Cuban Territorial Waters; 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.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0072
Document Number: 2017-22839
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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 approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0072, Waste Management Plans, Refuse Discharge Logs, Letters of Instruction for Certain Persons-in-Charge (PIC) and Great Lakes Dry Cargo Residue Recordkeeping. 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.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0120
Document Number: 2017-22838
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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: 1625-0120, U.S. Coast Guard Non-Appropriated Fund Employment Application 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.
Alabama; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2017-22747
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice corrects the previous Federal Register notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Alabama (FEMA-3389-EM), dated September 11, 2017, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 12 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-22745
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-4337-DR), dated September 10, 2017, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 10 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-22744
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Florida (FEMA-4337-DR), dated September 10, 2017, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 11 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-22743
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-4337-DR), dated September 10, 2017, and related determinations.
Virgin Islands; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-22742
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands (FEMA-4340-DR), dated September 20, 2017, and related determinations.
Virgin Islands; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-22741
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands (FEMA-4340-DR), dated September 20, 2017, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2017-22740
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-3392-EM), dated October 6, 2017, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 10 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-22739
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-4332-DR), dated August 25, 2017, and related determinations.
Georgia; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-22738
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA-4338-DR), dated September 15, 2017, and related determinations.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0082
Document Number: 2017-22707
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0082, Navigation Safety Information and Emergency Instructions for Certain Towing Vessels. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0119
Document Number: 2017-22703
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0119, Coast Guard Exchange System Scholarship Application. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Plainfield, IL) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2017-22691
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Plainfield, IL), 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 April 26, 2017.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Delaware River, Pennsauken Township, NJ
Document Number: 2017-22639
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the DELAIR Memorial Railroad Bridge across the Delaware River, mile 104.6, at Pennsauken Township, NJ. This deviation will test the remote operation capability of the drawbridge to determine whether the bridge can be safely operated from a remote location. This deviation will allow the bridge to be remotely operated from the Conrail South Jersey dispatch center in Mount Laurel, NJ, instead of being operated by an on-site bridge tender.
Special Local Regulation; Clinch River, Oak Ridge, TN
Document Number: 2017-22595
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for all navigable waters of the Clinch River from mile marker (MM) 49.5 to MM 54.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Oak Ridge, TN during the Secret City Head Race. Entry into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Cincinnati, OH
Document Number: 2017-22594
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Ohio River extending from mile marker (MM) 469.5 to MM 470.1. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters near Cincinnati, OH, during the Arthur Rozzi Pyrotechnics display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Cumberland River, Nashville, TN
Document Number: 2017-22592
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Cumberland River extending from mile marker (MM) 190.7 to MM 191.1. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Nashville, TN, during the Light the Night Walk fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: 2017-22579
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice advises the public that the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties will remain the same from the previous quarter. For the calendar quarter beginning October 1, 2017, the interest rates for overpayments will be 3 percent for corporations and 4 percent for non- corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 4 percent for both corporations and non-corporations. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Agency Information Collection Activities: EngageDHS
Document Number: 2017-22509
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The DHS Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Documentation Requirements for Articles Entered Under Various Special Tariff Treatment Provisions
Document Number: 2017-22338
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-16
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 will be accepted (no later than November 15, 2017) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Waiver of Passport and/or Visa
Document Number: 2017-22337
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-16
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 will be accepted (no later than November 15, 2017) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2017-22336
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-16
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.
Update to Alternative Planning Criteria National Guidelines
Document Number: 2017-22333
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of the updated alternative planning criteria national guidelines for vessel response plans (VRPs). These national guidelines provide the maritime industry with updated information on developing and submitting alternative planning criteria (alternatives). Furthermore, they facilitate consistency in the Coast Guard's review of proposed alternatives.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Cerritos Channel, Long Beach, CA
Document Number: 2017-22293
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Henry Ford Avenue railroad bridge across the Cerritos Channel, mile 4.8, at Long Beach, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to install necessary electrical equipment inside the bridge machinery room and operator house. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Grand Lake, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
Document Number: 2017-22292
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Black Bayou Pontoon Bridge on State Road 384 across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) at mile marker (MM) 237.5, West of Harvey Locks (WHL) at Grand Lake, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to make extensive repairs to the bridge.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: 2017-22291
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council will meet to discuss matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings; Inland Rules of the Road; International Rules of the Road; navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems. These meetings will be open to the public.
Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan Including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2017-22227
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of the Safety Zone; Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, Calumet-Saganashkee Channel on all waters of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal and South Branch of the Chicago River between mile marker 318.9 and mile marker 321.9 from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. on October 29, 2017. This action is necessary to protect the waterway and vessels from the potential hazards associated with a rowing competition.
Safety Zone; Main Branch of the Chicago River, Oktoberfest, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2017-22219
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Main Branch of the Chicago River, Chicago, IL. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and after a bridge based pyrotechnics display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
Special Local Regulation; Fautasi Ocean Challenge Canoe Race, Pago Pago Harbor, American Samoa
Document Number: 2017-22191
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a Special Local Regulation for the Fautasi Ocean Challenge Canoe Race on the dates of November 10, 17, and 24, 2017, to safeguard the participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on the water in Pago Pago Harbor during the event. This regulation will functionally close the port to vessel traffic during the race, but will not require the evacuation of any vessels from the harbor. Entry into, transiting, or anchoring in the harbor will be prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or not part of the race patrol, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Honolulu or a designated representative. Vessels that are already moored or anchored in the harbor seeking permission to remain there shall request permission from the COTP unless deemed a spectator vessel that is moored to a waterfront facility within the regulated area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2017-22169
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the upper deck of the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, in Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to support the Annual Run Like Hell Half Marathon event. This deviation allows the upper lift span of the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to ensure the safety of construction crew members.
Safety Zone; Upper Mississippi River, St. Louis, MO
Document Number: 2017-22168
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters on the Upper Mississippi River between mile marker (MM) 183.7 and MM 185.1. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on all navigable waters near St. Louis, MO for dredging being conducted in the navigational channel at the lower entrance of the Chain of Rocks Canal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the period of enforcement, entry into the safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or other designated representative.
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2017-22161
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces the appointment of the members of the Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Review Board (PRB) for DHS. The purpose of the PRB is to view and make recommendations concerning proposed performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses, pay adjustments, and other appropriate personnel actions for incumbents of SES, Senior Level and Senior Professional positions of the Department.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Employment Authorization
Document Number: 2017-22151
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed revision of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation Program
Document Number: 2017-22077
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The purpose of this notice is to provide information on administrative revisions to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS or Department) Categorical Exclusions found in DHS Instruction 023-01-001- 01, Rev. 01, Implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act (herein after referred to as Instruction). The Instruction was finalized October 31, 2014 and became effective on March 26, 2015; however, unintended administrative errors have since been identified. These errors are limited to Categorical Exclusions found in Appendix A, Table 1 of the Instruction. The administrative revisions covered under this notice either resolve ambiguity to ensure application which is consistent with the administrative record or resolve typographical errors that had the potential to result in inappropriate application. These revisions are effective upon publication in the Federal Register.
Safety Zone, Delaware River; Dredging
Document Number: 2017-21979
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones in portions of New Castle Range and Cherry Island Range on the Delaware River as well as the Christina River in order to facilitate the annual maintenance dredging of the Federal Navigation Channel. The safety zones will be established for the waters in the vicinity of the dredge, dredge equipment, and associated pipeline. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters of the Delaware River and the Christina River in the vicinity of dredging activity and is intended to protect mariners from the hazards associated with pipe- laying and dredging operations.
Safety Zone; Patapsco River, Northwest and Inner Harbors; Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2017-21959
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is correcting a temporary final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on October 3, 2017. The document issued a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Patapsco River, Northwest Harbor and Inner Harbor in association with the movement of the historic sloop-of-war USS CONSTELLATION on October 26, 2017 (rain date of October 27, 2017).
The President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council
Document Number: 2017-22076
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet Thursday, November 9, 2017, in Arlington, VA. This meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Sector Key West COTP Zone Post Storm Recovery, Atlantic Ocean, FL
Document Number: 2017-22040
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone for certain waters within the Sector Key West Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone. Vessels are prohibited from entering into, anchoring, loitering, or movement within a safety zone around salvage or pollution removal vessels in the Florida Keys. These temporary regulations are necessary for the safety of persons, vessels, and property due to the large volume of debris, sunken vessels and salvage operations associated with Hurricane Irma. We invite your comments on this rulemaking.
Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Impact Indicator
Document Number: 2017-22036
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice that the statewide per capita impact indicator under the Public Assistance program for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2017, will be increased.
Notice of Adjustment of Disaster Grant Amounts
Document Number: 2017-22035
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice of an adjustment to the threshold for Small Project subgrants made to state, tribal, and local governments and private nonprofit facilities for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2017.
Notice of Adjustment of Minimum Project Worksheet Amount
Document Number: 2017-22034
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice that the minimum Project Worksheet Amount under the Public Assistance program for disasters and emergencies declared on or after October 1, 2017, will be increased.
Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-22033
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA-4339-DR), dated September 20, 2017, and related determinations.
Notice of Maximum Amount of Assistance Under the Individuals and Households Program
Document Number: 2017-22032
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice of the maximum amount for assistance under the Individuals and Households Program for emergencies and major disasters declared on or after October 1, 2017.
Notice of Adjustment of Countywide Per Capita Impact Indicator
Document Number: 2017-22031
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice that the countywide per capita impact indicator under the Public Assistance program for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2017, will be increased.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2017-22030
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
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.