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Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: H-1B Registration Tool
Document Number: 2021-00646
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Request for Reduced Fee
Document Number: 2021-00644
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status
Document Number: 2021-00643
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status
Document Number: 2021-00642
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Document Number: 2021-00641
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Citizenship and Integration Direct Services Grant Program
Document Number: 2021-00640
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Monthly Report on Naturalization Papers
Document Number: 2021-00638
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed extension 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.
Identification of Foreign Countries Whose Nationals Are Eligible To Participate in the H-2A and H-2B Nonimmigrant Worker Programs
Document Number: 2021-00671
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Under Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) may generally only approve petitions for H-2A and H-2B nonimmigrant status for nationals of countries that the Secretary of Homeland Security, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, has designated by notice published in the Federal Register. Each such notice shall be effective for one year after its date of publication. This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of State, is identifying 81 countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2A program and 80 countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2B program for the coming year.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2021-00609
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-13
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. Information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's CSB available at www.fema.gov/ flood-insurance/work-with-nfip/community-status-book. Please note that per Revisions to Publication Requirements for Community Eligibility Status Information Under the National Flood Insurance Program, notices such as this one for scheduled suspension will no longer be published in the Federal Register as of June 2021 but will be available at www.fema.gov. Individuals without internet access will be able to contact their local floodplain management official and/or State NFIP Coordinating Office directly for assistance.
Meeting To Implement Pandemic Response Voluntary Agreement Under Section 708 of the Defense Production Act
Document Number: 2021-00505
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold a meeting remotely via web conference to implement the Voluntary Agreement for the Manufacture and Distribution of Critical Healthcare Resources Necessary to Respond to a Pandemic. A portion of the meeting will be open to the public.
Extension of Import Restrictions Imposed on Categories of Archaeological Material of Italy
Document Number: 2021-00499
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document amends U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect an extension of import restrictions on certain categories of archaeological material of the Italian Republic (Italy). The restrictions, which were originally imposed by Treasury Decision 01-06 and last extended by CBP Decision (CBP Dec.) 16-02, are due to expire on January 12, 2021. The Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State, has made the requisite determination for extending the import restrictions that previously existed and entered into a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Italy to reflect the extension of these import restrictions. The new MOU supersedes the existing MOU that was entered into on January 19, 2001, and previously extended, most recently until January 12, 2021. Accordingly, these import restrictions will remain in effect for an additional five years, and the CBP regulations are being amended to reflect this extension until January 12, 2026. CBP Dec. 11-03 contains the amended Designated List of archaeological material of Italy to which the restrictions apply.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0119
Document Number: 2021-00429
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
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 an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0119, Coast Guard Exchange System Scholarship Application; without change. 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 1625-0040
Document Number: 2021-00428
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
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 an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0040, Applications for Merchant Mariner Credentials and Medical Certificates; without change. 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 1625-0109
Document Number: 2021-00408
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
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 an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0109, Drawbridge Operation Regulations; without change. 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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2021-00399
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2021-00398
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2021-00397
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2021-00396
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
New or modified Base (1-percent annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or regulatory floodways (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2021-00395
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On December 1, 2020, FEMA published in the Federal Register a proposed flood hazard determination notice that contained an erroneous table. This notice provides corrections to that table. The table provided here represents the proposed flood hazard determinations and communities affected for Boulder County, Colorado and Incorporated Areas.
National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Vacancy
Document Number: 2021-00383
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is re-soliciting applications from persons interested in membership on the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (Committee) to represent the viewpoint of those credentialed with ratings as a qualified member of the engine department. This recently established Committee will advise the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to personnel in the United States merchant marine, including the training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness of mariners. Please read the notice for description of the Committee position we are seeking to fill.
Guidance for Voluntarily Obtaining Merchant Mariner Credential Endorsements for Basic and Advanced Operations on Vessels Subject to the International Code of Safety for Ships Using Gases or Low Flashpoint Fuels
Document Number: 2021-00372
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of CG-MMC Policy Letter 01-21, titled ``Guidelines for Obtaining STCW Endorsements for Basic and Advanced IGF Code Operations.'' This policy provides guidance for the issuance of Merchant Mariner Credential endorsements in accordance with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended, and with the Seafarers' Training, Certification and Watchkeeping Code, for Basic and Advanced Operations on vessels subject to the International Code of Safety for Ships Using Gases or Low Flashpoint Fuels.
Security Zone; Potomac River and Anacostia River, and Adjacent Waters; Washington, DC
Document Number: 2020-28985
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a security zone along the Potomac River and Anacostia River, and adjacent waters at Washington, DC, for activities associated with the 59th Presidential Inauguration. The zone will be enforced on the days leading up to and through the cessation of activities associated with the 59th Presidential Inauguration taking place on January 20, 2021. This action is necessary to protect government officials, mitigate potential terrorist acts and incidents, and enhance public and maritime safety and security immediately before, during, and after these activities. During the enforcement period, entry into or remaining within the zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Procedures for Asylum and Withholding of Removal; Credible Fear and Reasonable Fear Review
Document Number: 2021-00409
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-11
Agency: Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Justice is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on December 11, 2020. That document amended Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice (``the Departments'') regulations governing credible fear determinations. Individuals found to have a credible fear will have their claims for asylum, withholding of removal under Immigration and Nationality or protection under the regulations issued pursuant to the legislation implementing the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, adjudicated by an immigration judge within the Executive Office for Immigration Review in streamlined proceedings (rather than under section 240 of the Act). The final rule also specifid what standard of review applies in such streamlined proceedings.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-00307
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to modify a current system of records titled, ``DHS/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)-014 Hazard Mitigation Planning and Flood Mapping Products and Services Records System of Records.'' This system of records allows DHS/FEMA to collect and maintain records on individuals who are involved in the creation and updating of flood maps, individuals requesting information on flood map products or services, and individuals involved with hazard mitigation planning. DHS/FEMA is updating this system of records notice to (1) modify the records' location; (2) update the authority for maintenance of the system; (3) update the purpose of the system; (4) revise the categories of individuals covered by the system; (5) update the categories of records in the system; (6) update record source categories; and (7) revise and add routine uses.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Cargo Manifest/Declaration, Stow Plan, Container Status Messages and Importer Security Filing
Document Number: 2021-00259
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-11
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Drawback Process Regulations
Document Number: 2021-00257
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-11
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry Summary
Document Number: 2021-00254
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-11
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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Middle River, near Discovery Bay, CA
Document Number: 2020-28041
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating schedule that governs the Woodward Island Bridge across Middle River, mile 11.8, near Discovery Bay, CA. The proposed operating schedule change will require the removable span to open for vessels engaged in emergency levee repairs.
Modification of Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions
Document Number: 2021-00183
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS or the Department) is amending its regulations governing the process by which U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) selects H-1B registrations for the filing of H-1B cap-subject petitions (or H-1B petitions for any year in which the registration requirement is suspended), by generally first selecting registrations based on the highest Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) prevailing wage level that the proffered wage equals or exceeds for the relevant Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code and area(s) of intended employment.
Emergency Management Priorities and Allocations System (EMPAS)
Document Number: 2020-29287
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This final rule adopts, with minor technical edits, an interim final rule with request for comments published in the Federal Register on May 13, 2020, establishing standards and procedures by which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may require certain contracts or orders that promote the national defense be given priority over other contracts or orders and setting new standards and procedures by which FEMA may allocate materials, services, and facilities to promote the national defense under emergency and non-emergency conditions pursuant to section 101 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended. These regulations are part of FEMA's response to the ongoing COVID-19 emergency.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA); Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC); Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM)
Document Number: 2021-00027
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. While this information collection continues to include the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Pre- Disaster Mitigation (PDM) programs, it introduces the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program, and addresses the process for using a BRIC fiscal year (FY) 20 National Competition Panel Review Expression of Interest Form to solicit panel members to review competitive BRIC grant applications. After reviewing all the comments submitted, FEMA has decided to use the BRIC FY20 National Competition Panel Review Expression of Interest Form to solicit interest from potential panelists.
Delayed Deployment Date for Modification of Test Program Regarding Electronic Foreign Trade Zone Admission Applications for Expanded Zone Identification Numbers
Document Number: 2021-00006
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice announces that the deployment date for the expanded zone identification number modifications to the electronic Foreign Trade Zone admission applications test is delayed until April 25, 2021. On September 25, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection published a notice in the Federal Register announcing modifications to the electronic FTZ admission applications test including, inter alia, the expansion of the zone identification number from seven to nine digits. These zone identification number changes were to have been implemented on January 25, 2021, and this notice announces that the deployment date in the Automated Commercial Environment is delayed until April 25, 2021.
Virgin Islands; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-29297
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
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-4513-DR), dated Aril 2, 2020, and related determinations.
Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-29296
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
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-4493-DR), dated March 27, 2020, and related determinations.
New Jersey; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-29295
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of New Jersey (FEMA-4488-DR), dated March 25, 2020, and related determinations.
New York; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-29294
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of New York (FEMA-4480-DR), dated March 20, 2020, and related determinations.
New York; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-29293
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of New York (FEMA-4472-DR), dated December 19, 2019, and related determinations.
Illinois; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-29292
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Illinois (FEMA-4461-DR), dated September 19, 2019, and related determinations.
Ohio; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-29291
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
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-4447-DR), dated June 18, 2019, and related determinations.
Ohio; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-29290
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
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.
Florida; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2020-29289
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-3551-EM), dated November 11, 2020, and related determinations.
Florida; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-29288
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Florida (FEMA-3551-EM), dated November 11, 2020, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-29282
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
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 Oklahoma (FEMA-4575-DR), dated December 21, 2020, and related determinations.
Texas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-29281
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
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 Texas (FEMA-4572-DR), dated December 9, 2020, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-29280
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-4570-DR), dated October 16, 2020, and related determinations.
North Dakota; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-29279
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of North Dakota (FEMA-4553-DR), dated July 9, 2020, and related determinations.
Removal of Certain Explosive Chemicals From the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards
Document Number: 2020-27768
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is considering removing all 49 Division 1.1 explosive chemicals of interest from Appendix A of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) regulations. Currently, both CISA and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) regulate facilities possessing these chemicals for security concerns. Removing these chemicals of interest from coverage under CFATS would reduce regulatory requirements for facilities currently covered by both CFATS and ATF's regulatory frameworks and relieve compliance burdens for a small number of affected facilities.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2020-29128
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Acting 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Rated Orders, Adjustments, Exceptions, or Appeals Under the Emergency Management Priorities and Allocations System (EMPAS)
Document Number: 2020-29029
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-04
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on a revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning information necessary to support the President's priorities and allocations authority under the DPA implemented by the Emergency Management Priorities and Allocations System (EMPAS) regulation, which was added by FEMA's May 13, 2020, Emergency Management Priorities and Allocations System Interim Final Rule.
Discretionary Review by the Secretary of Labor
Document Number: 2020-28952
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-01-04
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Labor (DOL) are jointly issuing this notice of proposed rulemaking to seek public comments on a proposal to extend DOL's recently established system of discretionary Secretary of Labor review to H-2B temporary labor certification cases (H-2B cases) pending before or decided by the Department of Labor's Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals and to make technical, conforming changes to regulations governing the timing and finality of those decisions and of decisions from the Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board in H-2B cases.