Department of Homeland Security May 25, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Great Lakes Naval Training Center Harbor, North Chicago, IL
Document Number: E7-10146
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around Great Lakes Naval Training Center Harbor. This zone is intended to control the movement of vessels on portions of Lake Michigan and Great Lakes Naval Training Center Harbor during the Spill of National Significance (SONS) exercise on June 19 and 20, 2007. This zone is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with ships and boats deploying oil containment equipment.
Pima Cotton Trust Fund
Document Number: E7-10090
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
On December 20, 2006, President Bush signed into law the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006. Within Division C of the Act, section 407 of Title IV establishes a Cotton Trust Fund in the Treasury of the United States to be known as the ``Pima Cotton Trust Fund.'' The Pima Cotton Trust Fund is comprised of funds transferred from the general fund of the Treasury in amounts equal to duties collected since January 1, 1994, on certain imports of pima cotton products. Section 407 of the Act authorizes distributions out of the Trust Fund in each of fiscal years 2007 and 2008, payable to eligible manufacturers and spinners of certain pima cotton products, as well as to a nationally recognized association established for the promotion of pima cotton grown in the United States for use in textile and apparel goods. Eligible claimants are directed to follow the statutory procedures to claim a distribution from the Pima Cotton Trust Fund. This document sets forth the law and announces applicable deadlines for claim and affidavit submission as well as the address to which claims, affidavits and related information must be sent.
United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT); Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Decommission of System of Records
Document Number: E7-10085
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), US-VISIT Program, conducted a proof of concept (POC) for Increment 2C (70 FR 39300, US- VISIT Privacy Impact Assessment, July 7, 2005) to assess the capability of automatically, passively, and remotely recording the entry and exit of US-VISIT covered individuals at U.S. land border ports of entry (POEs) using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)-enabled I-94 (Arrival/Departure) Forms. To support the US-VISIT Increment 2C POC, the Automated Identification Management System (AIDMS) was created to link the unique and individually-assigned RFID tag number to existing biographic information received from the Treasury Enforcement Communications System (TECS) and the entry and exit event information for each covered individual crossing the land border. The AIDMS maintained four general categories of records: traveler (i.e., covered individual) identification information, RFID tag related information, RFID tag read event information, and border crossing history information. The traveler identification information and the border crossing history information were duplicative of information stored in TECS and the Arrival/Departure Information System (ADIS). The RFID tag information was comprised of data collected about the issuance and status of the Form I-94 as well as data associated with the reading of an RFID tag. On November 7, 2006, US-VISIT concluded the Increment 2C POC. Upon completion of the estimated one year POC (as noted in the US- VISIT Notice published August 4, 2005, 70 FR 44934), AIDMS has been decommissioned because data is no longer being collected or stored in the system. All data previously stored in AIDMS will be deleted/ destroyed 30 days after publication of this notice and in accordance with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) General Records Schedule (GRS) 20, Item 1.a. The AIDMS SORN was previously published in the Federal Register on July 5, 2005, at 70 FR 38700. A Privacy Impact Assessment regarding this decommission has been published at http://www.dhs.gov/privacy. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the termination of AIDMS on June 25, 2007. Disposition: In accordance with NARA GRS 20, Item 1.a, the data collected and stored in AIDMS will be deleted/destroyed 30 days after publication of this notice.
Homeland Security Advisory Council
Document Number: 07-2642
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Homeland Security Advisory Council will meet on June 11, 2007, in New York, NY. The meeting will be closed to the public.
Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: 07-2587
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
This document adopts as a final rule, with some changes, interim amendments to title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (``CFR'') which were published in the Federal Register on March 7, 2006, as CBP Dec. 06-06 to set forth the conditions and requirements that apply for purposes of submitting requests to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for refunds of any excess customs duties paid with respect to entries of textile or apparel goods entitled to retroactive application of preferential tariff treatment under the Dominican RepublicCentral AmericaUnited States Free Trade Agreement.