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Homeporting of Four National Security Cutters at Alameda, CA; Environmental Assessment
Document Number: E6-20935
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard (USCG) announces the availability of the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the homeporting of four National Security Cutters (NSCs) at Coast Guard Island (CGI), Alameda, California, and requests public comments. The draft EA tiers from the USCG's 2002 Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for the Integrated Deepwater System (IDS) program. The purpose of the proposed action is to replace the four existing 378-foot High Endurance Cutters (WHECs) currently homeported at CGI with the NSCs. The USCG proposes to replace the WHECs on a one for one replacement schedule starting in 2007/2008 and continuing one per year until 2010/2011.
Voyage Data Recorder Study
Document Number: E6-20801
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice solicits public input as part of a study on the feasibility, cost and associated concerns or benefits with the installation of voyage data recorders on passenger vessels. In the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2006, the Congress directed the U.S. Coast Guard to conduct a study of the carriage of voyage data recorders (VDR) by certain passenger vessels. As part of this study, the Coast Guard is to look at the standards, the methods for approval of models, and the procedures for the annual testing of the VDR.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 06-9595
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-08
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides additional time for interested persons to submit comments on the system of records notice for the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Automated Targeting System.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E6-20803
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-07
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E6-20790
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-12-07
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Technical information or comments are requested on the proposed Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed below. The BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E6-20786
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-07
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This interim rule lists communities where modification of the Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. New flood insurance premium rates will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their contents.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E6-20781
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-07
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Arkansas Waterway, Arkansas
Document Number: E6-20706
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising the drawbridge operations for the Rob Roy Drawbridge across the Arkansas Waterway at Mile 67.4 at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, the Baring Cross Railroad Drawbridge across the Arkansas Waterway at Mile 119.6 at Little Rock, Arkansas, and the Van Buren Railroad Drawbridge across the Arkansas Waterway at Mile 300.8 at Van Buren, Arkansas, to reflect the actual procedures currently being followed. In addition, the following three bridges will be removed from 33 CFR 117.123 as they are locked in the open-to- navigation position and are no longer considered to be drawbridges: Missouri Pacific Railroad Drawbridge (Benzal Railroad Drawbridge) across the Arkansas Waterway at Mile 7.6 at Benzal, Arkansas, the Rock Island Railroad Drawbridge across the Arkansas Waterway at Mile 118.2 at Little Rock, Arkansas, and the Junction Railroad Drawbridge across the Arkansas Waterway at Mile 118.7 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Section 117.139 is being revised as paragraph (a) is no longer needed since the Missouri Pacific Railroad Drawbridge (Benzal Railroad Drawbridge) is locked in the open-to-navigation position.
Hawaii; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E6-20570
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Hawaii (FEMA-1664-DR), dated October 17, 2006, and related determinations.
New Emergency Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (OLE/FAM) Mental Health Certification
Document Number: E6-20550
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This Notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will forward the new Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for emergency processing and approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of information collection and its expected burden.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of SGS North America Inc.-Tampa, FL as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E6-20493
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, SGS North America Inc., 1212 North 39th Street, Suite 330, Tampa, Florida 33605, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of SGS North America Inc.-Bridgeport, NJ, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E6-20492
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, SGS North America Inc., 614 Herron Drive, Bridgeport, New Jersey 08014, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Oiltest, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E6-20488
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Oiltest, Inc., 100 Grove Road, Thorofare, New Jersey 08086, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Berwick Bay, (Atchafalaya River) Morgan City, LA
Document Number: E6-20486
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the BNSF Railway Company Vertical Lift Span Bridge across Berwick Bay, mile 0.4, (Atchafalaya River, mile 17.5) at Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for 12 consecutive hours to conduct scheduled maintenance to the drawbridge.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: E6-20485
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the SR 46 (St. Claude Avenue) bridge across the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, mile 0.5 (GIWW mile 6.2 East of Harvey Lock) in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for approximately 11 consecutive hours to conduct scheduled maintenance to the drawbridge.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-20415
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-04
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 and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning Disaster Assistance Registration applications.
National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Document Number: E6-20403
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-04
Agency: National Communications System, Department of Homeland Security
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) will meet in a partially closed session.
Privacy Act; Background Check Services System of Records
Document Number: E6-20289
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-04
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, proposes to add a new system of records to the Department's inventory, entitled Background Check Service. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Office of Field Operations operates the Background Check Service. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services conducts background checks on petitioners and applicants who are seeking immigration related benefits. To facilitate the background check process and to improve efficiency, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services developed the Background Check Service as a centralized repository that contains the consolidated data on all background check requests and results. The Background Check Service allows authorized U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services representatives to request background checks and access the data stored in the Background Check Service during the adjudication process in order to facilitate informed decision-making.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Amendment
Document Number: 06-9517
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard revises its drawbridge regulations by lengthening the period for which a deviation from published bridge opening requirements is authorized, and by reorganizing and clarifying some provisions. These changes promote intermodal mobility, safety, and security while balancing the reasonable needs of land and marine traffic.
Ship Security Alert System Notices
Document Number: E6-20357
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces a change in the e-mail address that U.S. vessels equipped with a Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) can use to send emergency notices to the Coast Guard when their security is threatened. In these emergencies, a vessel notifies the Coast Guard of the incident directly or through a third party. The SSAS notice may be communicated through various media. If it is sent as an e-mail, it must be sent to the new address: ssas@uscg.mil.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number 1625-0056
Document Number: E6-20356
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-01
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) to request a revision for the following currently-approved collection of information: 1625-0056, Labeling Requirements in 33 CFR parts 181 and 183 and 46 CFR 25.10-3. Before submitting the ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments on them as described below.
Security Zone; Waters Surrounding U.S. Forces Vessel SBX-1, HI
Document Number: E6-20355
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary 500-yard moving security zone around the U.S. Forces vessel SBX-1 during transit within the Honolulu Captain of the Port Zone. This security zone is necessary to protect the SBX-1 from hazards associated with vessels and persons approaching too close during transit. Entry of persons or vessels into this temporary security zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Louisiana; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E6-20331
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-01
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-1668-DR), dated November 2, 2006, and related determinations.
Extension of Import Restrictions Imposed on Archaeological and Ethnological Material From Bolivia
Document Number: E6-20306
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This document amends Title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR) to reflect the extension of the import restrictions on certain archaeological and ethnological material from Bolivia that were imposed by Treasury Decision (T.D.) 01-86. The Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State, has determined that conditions continue to warrant the imposition of import restrictions. Accordingly, the restrictions will remain in effect for an additional 5 years, and Title 19 of the CFR is being amended to reflect this extension until December 4, 2011. These restrictions are being extended pursuant to determinations of the United States Department of State made under the terms of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act in accordance with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. T.D. 01-86 contains the Designated List of archaeological and ethnological material from Bolivia.
Security Zone; Georgetown Channel, Potomac River, Washington, DC
Document Number: E6-19678
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-12-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent security zone on the waters of the upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the security of a large number of visitors to the annual July 4th celebration on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The security zone will allow for control of a designated area of the river and safeguard spectators and high-ranking officials.
Security Zone; Chesapeake Bay, Between Sandy Point and Kent Island, MD
Document Number: E6-19677
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-12-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a permanent security zone on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, within 250 yards north of the north span and 250 yards south of the south span of the William P. Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge, located between Sandy Point and Kent Island, Maryland. This action is necessary to provide for the security of a large number of participants during the annual Bay Bridge Walk across the William P. Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge, held annually on the first Sunday in May. The security zone will allow for control of vessels or persons within a specified area of the Chesapeake Bay and safeguard the public at large.
Double Hull Standards for Vessels Carrying Oil in Bulk; U.S. Position on International Standards for Tank Vessel Design
Document Number: E6-20286
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Coast Guard
This notice is to inform the public that on January 25, 2005, the U.S. Embassy in London deposited a declaration with the International Maritime Organization stating that the express approval of the U.S. Government will be necessary before Regulations 19, 20, and 21 of the revised Annex I of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL 73/78) would enter into force for the U.S.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-20280
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-20224
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-20205
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Policy Directorate; Homeland Security Advisory Council-Secure Borders and Open Doors Advisory Committee
Document Number: 06-9443
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Secure Borders and Open Doors Advisory Committee, a subcommittee of the Homeland Security Advisory Council, will meet to receive progress reports on various programs and initiatives and to hold member deliberations. In the public interest and in an attempt to maximize openness, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is opening part of this meeting to the public even though Federal advisory committee subcommittee meetings are not required to be open. The meeting will be coordinated closely with the Department of State.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request.
Document Number: E6-20151
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request.
Document Number: E6-20047
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Louisiana; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E6-19969
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-27
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-1668-DR), dated November 2, 2006, and related determinations.
Safety Zone: Fireworks Display, Motts Channel, Wrightsville Beach, NC
Document Number: E6-19909
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 1000 foot safety zone around a fireworks display for the North Carolina Holiday Flotilla occurring on November 25, 2006, on Motts Channel, Wrightsville Beach, NC. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic on Motts Channel. This safety zone is necessary to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Registered Traveler Interoperability Pilot Fees
Document Number: E6-19898
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announces the establishment of the Service Provider Key Personnel Fee and the Registered Traveler Interoperability Pilot Participant Fee for the Registered Traveler Interoperability Pilot (RTIP). These fees will be collected to fund selected activities of the RTIP, a trusted traveler program that may provide expedited security screening for passengers who voluntarily provide biometric and biographic information to TSA, or a TSA agent, and successfully complete a security threat assessment. TSA currently is testing a pilot of the Registered Traveler program at Orlando International Airport. In the near future, TSA will begin the RTIP to test interoperability and other features of the program at selected airports. The Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2006 directs TSA to impose fees for the Registered Traveler Program by notice.
Privacy Office; Privacy Impact Assessments Approved between June 1, 2006 and September 30, 2006
Document Number: E6-19885
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Privacy Office of the Department of Homeland Security is making available ten Privacy Impact Assessments on various programs and systems in the Department. These assessments were approved and published on the Privacy Office's Web site between June 1, 2006 and September 30, 2006.
New York; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E6-19830
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of New York (FEMA-1665-DR), dated October 24, 2006, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E6-19829
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Technical information or comments are requested on the proposed Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFEs modifications for the communities listed below. The BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E6-19828
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Technical information or comments are requested on the proposed Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFEs modifications for the communities listed below. The BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Delivery Ticket
Document Number: E6-19816
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted 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: Delivery Ticket. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended without a change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (71 FR 54675-54676) on September 18, 2006, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request Application-Checkpoint Pre-Enrolled Access Lane
Document Number: E6-19815
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Application- Checkpoint Pre-enrolled Access Lane (Form I-866). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Public Law 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Passenger List/Crew List
Document Number: E6-19814
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted 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: Passenger List/Crew List (Form I-418). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with a change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (71 FR 54674) on September 18, 2006, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Aircraft/Vessel Report (Form I-92)
Document Number: E6-19813
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted 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: Aircraft/Vessel Report (Form I-92). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended without a change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (71 FR 54675) on September 18, 2006, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Centralized Examination Station
Document Number: E6-19812
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted 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: Centralized Examination Station. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended without a change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments form the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (71 FR 54675) on September 18, 2006, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Administrative Rulings
Document Number: E6-19811
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted 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: Administrative Rulings. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended without a change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (71 FR 54674-54675) on September 18, 2006, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Documents Required for Travelers Departing From or Arriving in the United States at Air Ports-of-Entry From Within the Western Hemisphere
Document Number: 06-9402
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This rule finalizes the first phase of a joint Department of Homeland Security and Department of State plan, known as the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, to implement new documentation requirements for certain United States citizens and nonimmigrant aliens entering the United States. As a result of this final rule, with limited exceptions discussed below, beginning January 23, 2007, all United States citizens and nonimmigrant aliens from Canada, Bermuda, and Mexico departing from or entering the United States from within the Western Hemisphere at air ports-of-entry will be required to present a valid passport. This final rule differs from the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) published in the Federal Register on August 11, 2006, by finalizing new documentation requirements for only travelers arriving in the United States by air. The portion of the NPRM that proposed changes in documentation requirements for travelers arriving by sea will not be finalized under this rule. Requirements for United States citizens and nonimmigrant aliens from Canada, Bermuda, and Mexico departing from or entering the United States at land and sea ports-of-entry will be addressed in a separate, future rulemaking.
Changes to the Regional, District and Field Office Organizational Structure Within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Document Number: E6-19697
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
This notice informs the public of changes to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS') regional, district and field office organizational structure due to a recent realignment of the command and control responsibilities within USCIS' Domestic Operations Directorate, Field Operations Division. This action is necessary to balance the workload and personnel among USCIS field offices and improve customer service. USCIS does not plan to close any of its existing offices as a result of this realignment.
Regulated Navigation Area; San Carlos Bay, FL
Document Number: E6-19680
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-11-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary regulated navigation area (RNA) on the waters of San Carlos Bay, Florida. The regulated navigation area (RNA) is needed to minimize the risk of potential bridge allisions by vessels utilizing the main channel under span ``A'' (bascule portion) of the Sanibel Island Causeway Bridge and enhance the safety of vessels transiting the area and vehicles crossing over the bridge. This proposed rule would apply vessel traffic regulations to vessels in the RNA.