Department of Homeland Security February 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Digital Color Multifunctional Systems
Document Number: E7-3482
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This document provides notice that the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain digital color multifunctional systems to be offered to the United States Government under an undesignated government procurement contract. Based on the facts presented, the final determination found that Japan is the country of origin of the subject digital color multifunctional systems for purposes of U.S. government procurement.
Special FOIA Processing Track for Individuals Appearing Before an Immigration Judge
Document Number: E7-3357
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is improving its processing of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests from the general public by establishing a third processing track for individuals appearing before an immigration court. Currently, a large portion of FOIA requests are submitted by individuals who have received a Notice To Appear for a hearing before an immigration judge or by such individuals' attorneys or representatives. By creating an additional processing track, USCIS will be able to provide the public with more expeditious service and to thereby improve customer satisfaction.
United States Fire Academy; Assistance to Firefighters Program Office, for Comments on a New Information Collection Request General Admissions Application Long and Short Form; Submission For Review; Extension Of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E7-3398
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has submitted the following information collection requests (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collections were previously published in the Federal Register on October 24, 2006, at 71 Federal Register 62274-62275 as 1660-0002, allowing for OMB review and a 60-day public comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-3339
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
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: E7-3338
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-3328
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) will meet to discuss various issues relating to offshore safety and security. The meeting will be open to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-3282
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 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 revised information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Compliance Assistance Support Tool (NIMSCAST), a self-assessment tool for State, territorial, tribal, and local governments to evaluate and report on their jurisdiction's achievement with regards to NIMS implementation activities issued by FEMA's NIMS Integration Center.
Washington; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-3281
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
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 Washington (FEMA-1682-DR), dated February 14, 2007, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E7-3280
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-02-27
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).
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Martin Lagoon, Middle River, MD
Document Number: E7-3211
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary special local regulations for the ``Baltimore County Community Waterfront Festival'', an event to be held May 12, 2007 at Martin Lagoon, Middle River, Maryland. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Middle River waterfront to accommodate watercraft static displays, fire-rescue demonstrations and a fireworks display.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Housatonic River, Stratford, CT
Document Number: E7-3206
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Metro North Devon Bridge, across the Housatonic River, mile 3.9, at Stratford, Connecticut. Under this temporary deviation the draw may remain in the closed position from 8 a.m. through 11 p.m. on March 3, 2007. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Reynolds Channel, New York, NY
Document Number: E7-3202
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Long Island Railroad Bridge, across Reynolds Channel, mile 4.4, at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation the draw may remain in the closed position for 24-hours on both March 3, 2007 and March 10, 2007. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Mile 1012.6, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, FL
Document Number: E7-3201
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the PGA Boulevard Drawbridge, across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway mile 1012.6, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain on single-leaf operations with a double-leaf opening available with a two-hour notice to the bridge tender. This deviation allows for several drawbridge closures in order to complete bridge repairs. The exact dates of the drawbridge closures will be published in the Local Notice to Mariners. The deviation is necessary to provide for worker and mariner safety during repairs to the drawbridge.
Preparedness Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Preparedness; Submission for New Collection (Chemical Facility Security Training Program)
Document Number: E7-3065
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public and other federal agencies the opportunity to comment on approved information collection request (ICR) OMB 1670-NEW. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104-106), DHS is soliciting comments for the approved information collection request.
Preparedness Directorate; National Preparedness Task Force (NPTF) State Domestic Preparedness Program, State and Local Survey Submission For Review; Reinstatement Previously Discontinued Information Collection Request
Document Number: E7-3064
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has submitted the following information collection request (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collections were previously published in the Federal Register on October 12, 2006, volume 71, page 60160 allowing for OMB review and a 60-day public comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Rates for Pilotage on the Great Lakes
Document Number: E7-3061
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is updating the rates for pilotage service on the Great Lakes for the 2007 navigation season. This increases pilotage rates an average of 22.62% across all three pilotage districts over the last ratemaking that was completed in April of 2006. Annual reviews of pilotage rates are required by law to ensure that sufficient revenues are generated to cover the annual projected allowable expenses, target pilot compensation, and returns on investment of the pilot associations. The Coast Guard requests public comment on its calculation of these rate increases.
Safety Zone; Upper Chesapeake Bay and Its Tributaries and the C & D Canal, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC
Document Number: E7-3056
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in all navigable waters of the Captain of the Port Baltimore zone. The temporary safety zone restricts vessels from transiting the zone during ice season, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Baltimore, Maryland or designated representative through the issuance of broadcast notice to mariners and marine safety information bulletins. This safety zone is necessary to protect mariners from the hazards associated with ice.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Cheesequake Creek, Morgan, NJ
Document Number: 07-860
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the New Jersey Transit Rail Operation (NJTRO) Railroad Bridge across Cheesequake Creek, mile 0.2, at Morgan, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for two 24-hour time periods between February 20, 2007 and February 24, 2007. The exact two 24-hour closure dates will be determined based upon favorable weather necessary to perform the scheduled repairs. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Advance Electronic Presentation of Cargo Information for Truck Carriers Required To Be Transmitted Through ACE Truck Manifest at Ports in the States of Michigan and New York
Document Number: 07-829
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
Pursuant to section 343(a) of the Trade Act of 2002 and implementing regulations, truck carriers and other eligible parties are required to transmit advance electronic truck cargo information to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) through a CBP-approved electronic data interchange. In a previous notice, CBP designated the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Truck Manifest System as the approved interchange and announced that the requirement that advance electronic cargo information be transmitted through ACE would be phased in by groups of ports of entry. This notice announces that at all land border ports in Michigan and New York, truck carriers will be required to file electronic manifests through the ACE Truck Manifest System.
Illinois; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-2954
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-22
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 Illinois (FEMA-1681-DR), dated February 9, 2007, and related determinations.
Missouri; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-2950
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Missouri (FEMA-1676-DR), dated January 15, 2007, and related determinations.
Colorado; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E7-2948
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Colorado (FEMA-3271-EM), dated January 7, 2007, and related determinations.
Florida; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-2935
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-22
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 Florida (FEMA-1680-DR), dated February 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Mariner Licensing and Documentation Program Restructuring and Centralization; Correction
Document Number: E7-2899
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is correcting a technical amendment that appeared in the Federal Register on August 21, 2006. That technical amendment authorized the Commanding Officer of the National Maritime Center (NMC) to perform certain mariner credentialing functions in addition to Officers in Charge, Marine Inspection, who currently perform those functions. At the end of a transitional period, most credentialing functions will be consolidated at a centralized location. The technical amendment also made technical changes to the mariner credentialing appellate process.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; African Growth and Opportunity Act Certificate of Origin
Document Number: E7-2829
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-20
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, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the African Growth and Opportunity Act Certificate of Origin. 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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act
Document Number: E7-2827
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-20
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, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the United States- Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act. This request for comments is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Bolt Container Seals and Cable Seals
Document Number: 07-740
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This document provides notice that the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain bolt container seals and cable seals to be offered to the United States Government under an undesignated government procurement contract. For each of the two products, two different manufacturing scenarios were presented. Based upon the facts presented, the final determination found that China is the country of origin of the bolt container seal for purposes of U.S. Government procurement where the product is assembled in the United States from components of Chinese and Malaysian origin. Where a U.S.-origin lock body is used in the assembly of the bolt container seal in the United States, the final determination found that the country of origin of the lock body assembly is the United States and the country of origin of the imported bolt shank is China. With regard to the cable seal, the final determination found that the country of origin of the cable seal assembled in the United States from components of Chinese and Malaysian origin is China for purposes of U.S. Government procurement. The final determination also found that where a U.S.-origin lock body is used in the assembly of the cable seal in the United States, the country of origin of the cable seal is the United States for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) Charter Renewal
Document Number: E7-2824
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Under the Oil Terminal and Tanker Environmental Oversight Act of 1990, the Coast Guard may certify on an annual basis, an alternative voluntary advisory group in lieu of a regional citizens' advisory council for Prince William Sound, Alaska. This certification allows the PWSRCAC to monitor the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Prince William Sound Program established by the statute. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the Coast Guard has recertified the alternative voluntary advisory group for Prince William Sound, Alaska.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL
Document Number: E7-2796
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operations of the Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, Mile 482.9, Rock Island, Illinois across the Upper Mississippi River. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed-to-navigation from 7:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., September 23, 2007. The deviation is necessary as the drawbridge is part of the annual route for the Quad City Marathon.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL
Document Number: E7-2795
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operations of the Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, Mile 482.9, Rock Island, Illinois across the Upper Mississippi River. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed-to-navigation from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., May 19, 2007. The deviation is necessary as the drawbridge is part of the annual route for the Quad Cities Heart Walk.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories; Approval of Commercial Gaugers
Document Number: E7-2656
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
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, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Distribution of Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset
Document Number: E7-2655
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
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, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Distribution of Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset to Affected Domestic Procedures. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-2652
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Intertek Testing Services as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-2651
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
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, Intertek Testing Service/Caleb Brett, 4951A East Adamo Drive, Suite 130, 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. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/ operationssupport/labsscientific svcs/organdoperations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Laboratory Service, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-2650
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
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, Laboratory Service, Inc., 11731 Port Road, Seabrook, Texas 77586, 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. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientific svcs/organdoperations.xml.
Colorado; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E7-2647
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Colorado (FEMA-3270-EM), dated January 7, 2007, and related determinations.
Colorado; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E7-2646
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Colorado (FEMA-3271-EM), dated January 7, 2007, and related determinations.
Kansas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-2645
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Kansas (FEMA-1675-DR), dated January 7, 2007, and related determinations.
Florida; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-2643
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
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 Florida (FEMA-1679-DR), dated February 3, 2007, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-2642
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
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-1679-DR), dated February 3, 2007, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E7-2638
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-02-15
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).
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E7-2631
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-15
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; Amendments
Document Number: E7-2589
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document contains corrections to the operating schedules of the SE. Third Avenue, Andrews Avenue and Marshal (Seventh Avenue) bridges across the New River, miles 1.4, 2.3, and 2.7 respectfully and the operating schedule of the Davie Boulevard (SW. Twelfth Street) bridge across the New River, South Fork, mile 0.9, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida published on December 4, 2006 in the Federal Register (71 FR 70305) under docket number USCG-2001-10881.
Rail Transportation Security
Document Number: 07-715
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This document places in the Federal Register the entire Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis (IRFA) for this proposed rulemaking on rail transportation security, which has been available in the public docket. TSA published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Rail Transportation Security and placed the IRFA in the public docket as part of the comprehensive Regulatory Impact Assessment, on December 28, 2006. However, TSA inadvertently omitted the summary of the IRFA from the NPRM when we published it in the Federal Register. TSA decided to publish in the Federal Register the same IRFA that has been in the docket.
Automated Commercial Environment (ACE): National Customs Automation Program Test of Automated Truck Manifest for Truck Carrier Accounts; Deployment Schedule
Document Number: E7-2567
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, in conjunction with the Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, is currently conducting a National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test concerning the transmission of automated truck manifest data. This document announces the next group, or cluster, of ports to be deployed for this test.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessments
Document Number: E7-2552
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved information collection requirement abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. TSA is seeking to renew the control number for the maximum three-year period in order to continue compliance with sec. 525 of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 (DHS Appropriations Act), and to continue the process TSA developed to determine whether the party or representative of a party seeking access to sensitive security information (SSI) in a civil proceeding in federal court may be granted access to the SSI.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-2541
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) and its working groups will meet to discuss various issues relating to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. MERPAC advises the Secretary of Homeland Security on matters relating to the training, qualifications, licensing, and certification of seamen serving in the U.S. merchant marine. All meetings will be open to the public.
Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York
Document Number: E7-2454
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising the duration vessels are authorized to anchor in specific anchorage grounds within the Port of New York and New Jersey (PONYNJ). This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of waterborne commerce. This action is intended to better facilitate the efficient use of the limited deep water anchorage grounds available in PONYNJ.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; 63rd Street Bridge, Indian Creek, Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL
Document Number: E7-2345
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the operating regulations governing the 63rd Street Drawbridge across Indian Creek, mile 4.0 in Miami-Dade County, Florida. This rule will allow the Drawbridge to open a single-leaf on the top of the hour from 8 a.m. to 5:59 p.m. and a double-leaf on the top of the hour between 6 p.m. and 12:10 a.m. At all other times this bridge will be closed to navigation.
Security Zone; Severn River and College Creek, Annapolis, MD
Document Number: E7-2334
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-02-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a permanent security zone on certain waters of the Severn River and College Creek in Maryland. This action is necessary in order to ensure the security of high-ranking public officials and safeguard the public at large against terrorist acts or incidents during the U.S. Naval Academy graduation ceremony, held annually on the Friday before the Memorial Day holiday in May. This rule prohibits vessels and people from entering the security zone and requires vessels and persons in the security zone to depart the zone, unless specifically exempt under the provisions in this rule or granted specific permission from the Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Baltimore.