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

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Vessels Carrying Oil, Noxious Liquid Substances, Garbage, Municipal or Commercial Waste, and Ballast Water; Technical, Organizational and Conforming Amendment
Document Number: 07-2459
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule makes a non-substantive change to Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make a conforming amendment and technical correction to a Coast Guard navigation and navigable water regulation. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 07-2385
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-17
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).
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 07-2384
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) are finalized for the communities listed below. These modified BFEs will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Automated Commercial Environment (ACE): Terms and Conditions for Account Access of the ACE Secure Data Portal
Document Number: E7-9350
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice sets forth a revision of the terms and conditions that must be followed as a condition for access to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Secure Data Portal (ACE Portal). These terms and conditions supersede and replace the Terms and Conditions documents previously signed and submitted to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) by ACE Portal Account Owners. The previous Terms and Conditions documents were not published in any public document but were provided to ACE Portal Account applicants after their acceptance into the test. For those ACE Portal Accounts already on file with CBP with the proper Account Owner listed, no further action is required by the ACE Portal Account Owner. The principal changes to the terms and conditions include a revised definition of ``Account Owner'' to permit either an individual or a legal entity to serve in this capacity, new requirements relating to providing notice to CBP when there has been a material change in the status of the Account and/or Account Owner, and explanatory provisions as to how the information from a particular account may be accessed through the ACE Portal when that account is transferred to a new owner. These terms and conditions do not affect participants in ACE who have not established Portal Accounts but who do participate via less formal Non-portal Accounts.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
Document Number: E7-9349
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document contains a correction to the docket number of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking entitled ``Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events'' published on April 6, 2007, in the Federal Register (72 FR 17062).
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E7-9268
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is seeking applications for appointment to membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). MERPAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters related to the training, qualification, licensing, certification, and fitness of seamen serving in the U.S. merchant marine.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Little River (S-20) Bridge, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Mile 347.3, Horry County, SC
Document Number: E7-9267
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its notice of proposed rulemaking concerning the proposed change to the regulation of the Little River (S-20) Bridge. The requested change was to place a twenty minute regulation on the bridge in lieu of ``on demand''. The withdrawal is based on limited vessel openings, comments received from the public, and the addition of a new high level fixed bridge within close proximity of the draw bridge which should help alleviate traffic congestion.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-9265
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Program Evaluation and Customer Satisfaction Survey results to measure program performance.
New Hampshire; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-9259
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of New Hampshire (FEMA-1695-DR), dated April 27, 2007, and related determinations.
Maine; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-9258
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Maine (FEMA-1693-DR), dated April 25, 2007, and related determinations.
New York; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-9257
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
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-1692-DR), dated April 24, 2007, and related determinations.
Texas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-9256
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
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 Texas (FEMA-1697-DR), dated May 1, 2007, and related determinations.
West Virginia; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-9255
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
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 West Virginia (FEMA-1696-DR), dated May 1, 2007, and related determinations. Effective Date: May 1, 2007.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-9247
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
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: E7-9245
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-9244
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee to apply for appointment/ reappointment. NMSAC provides advice and makes recommendations on national maritime security matters to the Secretary of Homeland Security via the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard.
Security Zone, Elba Island LNG Mooring Slip, Savannah River, Savannah, GA
Document Number: E7-9230
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent security zone due to recent changes in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tankship mooring arrangements following the activation of two new berths within a slip at the Southern LNG Facility on the Savannah River. The Security zone includes all the waters from surface to bottom of the northeastern most mooring dolphin, located at approximately 32[deg]05.01[min] N, 080[deg]59.38[min] W, to the southeastern most mooring dolphin, located at approximately 32[deg]04.79[min] N, 080[deg]59.35[min] W, and continues west along the North and South shoreline of the mooring slip to the shoreline of the right descending bank of the Savannah River. This regulation is necessary to protect life and property on the navigable waters of the Savannah River and within the LNG slip due to potential security risks associated with the LNG Facility.
Safety Zone; San Juan Harbor Swim, Bahi
Document Number: E7-9166
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for an annual swimming event held in San Juan Harbor. This safety zone is necessary to protect swimmers and provide for the safety of life on navigable waters by excluding vessels from transiting the swim area.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-9127
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-9126
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-11
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: E7-9125
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-9124
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Open Teleconference Meeting
Document Number: E7-9061
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces a teleconference of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). The purpose of this teleconference is for TSAC to present its comments to the Coast Guard on certain draft regulatory text contemplated for the Notice of Proposed Rule Making for Towing Vessel Inspection currently under development.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-9060
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet to discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. All meetings will be open to the public.
Public Workshop: Privacy Impact Assessments at DHS-A Tutorial on How To Write PIAs for the Department of Homeland Security
Document Number: E7-9058
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-11
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security Privacy Office will host a public workshop, ``Privacy Impact Assessments at DHSA Tutorial on How to Write PIAs.''
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E7-8856
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is seeking applications for appointment to membership on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC). CTAC advises, consults with, and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters relating to the safe and secure transportation and handling of hazardous materials in bulk on U.S.-flag vessels in U.S. ports and waterways.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Department of Homeland Security Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP)
Document Number: E7-8819
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on January 5, 2007, 72 FR 576. The collection involves the submission of identifying and travel experience information by individuals requesting redress through DHS TRIP.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee (ASIF) Records Retention
Document Number: E7-8818
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
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. The collection requires air carriers to retain the records that support carriers' cost submissions that were collected for the Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee on the carriers' individual and aggregate costs related to screening passengers and property in calendar year 2000.
Safety Zone; KFOG “Kaboom” Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: E7-8815
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay for the loading, transport, inactive period, and launching of fireworks used during the KFOG ``KaBoom'' Fireworks Display to be held on May 12, 2007. This safety zone is intended to prohibit vessels and people from entering into or remaining within the regulated areas in order to ensure the safety of participants and spectators.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Pamlico River, Washington, NC
Document Number: E7-8814
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone during the ``Washington Summer Festival and the Washington 4th of July Fireworks'' displays to be held on the waters of the Pamlico River, Washington, North Carolina. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Pamlico River adjacent to Washington, North Carolina during the fireworks display.
Notice of Revocation of Customs Broker License
Document Number: E7-8770
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
Pursuant to section 641 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, (19 U.S.C. 1641) and the Customs Regulations (19 CFR 111.51), the following Customs broker license is canceled with prejudice.
Exercise of Authority Under Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
Document Number: E7-8751
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
New Hampshire; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-8750
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
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 New Hampshire (FEMA-1695-DR), dated April 27, 2007, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-8749
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
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 continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning temporary housing units for disaster victims of federally declared disasters.
New Jersey; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-8748
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
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-1694-DR), dated April 26, 2007, and related determinations.
New Jersey; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-8746
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
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-1694-DR), dated April 26, 2007, and related determinations.
New Jersey; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-8744
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
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 New Jersey (FEMA-1694-DR), dated April 26, 2007, and related determinations.
New York; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-8743
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
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 New York (FEMA-1692-DR), dated April 24, 2007, and related determinations.
Maine; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-8741
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Maine (FEMA-1693-DR), dated April 25, 2007, and related determinations.
Maine; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-8740
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
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 Maine (FEMA-1693-DR), dated April 25, 2007, and related determinations.
Office of Operations Coordination; Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Council
Document Number: E7-8739
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Office of Operations Coordination at the Department of Homeland Security is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Council (HSINAC) to apply for appointment. The HSINAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the leadership of the Department of Homeland Security, particularly the Director, Office of Operations Coordination, on the requirements of end users within State, Local, Federal and Tribal governments and the Private Sector regarding the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN).
Recreational Boating Safety Projects, Programs and Activities Funded Under Provisions of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century; Accounting of
Document Number: E7-8738
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
For seven fiscal years starting in 1999, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century has made $5 million available to the Secretary of Homeland Security for payment of Coast Guard expenses for personnel and activities directly related to coordinating and carrying out the national recreational boating safety program. In 2005, the law was amended and the amount was increased to $5.5 million. This notice is being published to satisfy a requirement of the Act that a detailed accounting of the projects, programs, and activities funded under the national recreational boating safety program provision of the Act be published annually in the Federal Register. In this notice we have specified the amount of monies the Coast Guard has committed, obligated or expended during fiscal year 2006, as of September 30, 2006.
National Maritime Week Tugboat Races, Seattle, WA
Document Number: E7-8727
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the annual National Maritime Week Tugboat Races Special Local Regulations in Elliot Bay from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 12, 2007. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of participants and spectators during the National Maritime Week Tugboat Races. During the enforcement period, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Security Zone: Portland Rose Festival on Willamette River
Document Number: E7-8725
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port Portland, Oregon will begin enforcing the Portland Rose Festival Security Zone from June 6th, 2007 until June 11, 2007. This zone provides for the security of public vessels on a portion of the Willamette River during the fleet week of the 2007 Rose Festival.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Sunset Beach, NC
Document Number: E7-8723
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to change the drawbridge operating regulations that govern the S.R. 1172 Bridge, at Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway mile 337.9, Sunset Beach, NC. This proposal would allow the bridge to open on the hour on signal for pleasure vessels from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. year round. The reason for this change would be to improve the schedule for both roadway and waterway users.
Advance Electronic Presentation of Cargo Information for Truck Carriers Required To Be Transmitted Through ACE Truck Manifest at Ports in the States of Idaho and Montana
Document Number: E7-8707
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) through a CBP-approved electronic data interchange. In a previous document, 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 document announces that at all land border ports in Idaho and Montana truck carriers will be required to file electronic manifests through the ACE Truck Manifest System.
Annual Seattle Yacht Club's “Opening Day” Marine Parade
Document Number: E7-8606
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Annual Seattle Yacht Club's ``Opening Day'' Marine Parade Special Local Regulations in Portage Bay, Portage Cut (Montlake Cut), and Union Bay from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 5, 2007. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of participants and spectators during the Annual Seattle Yacht Club's ``Opening Day'' Marine Parade. During the enforcement period, the regulated area shall be closed to all vessel traffic not participating in the event and authorized by the event sponsor or Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Safety Zone, Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier East, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E7-8605
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Chicago Harbor during fireworks displays that pose a hazard to public safety. This zone is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Security Zone: America's 400th Celebration, Jamestown, VA
Document Number: 07-2246
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is amending the security zone encompassing waters within 2-nautical miles of Church Point, Jamestown Island, VA, for America's 400th Anniversary celebration. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic within the security zone. This security zone is necessary to protect attendees of this event from potential maritime hazards and threats and enhance public and maritime security.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: E7-8614
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety Zone in Milwaukee Harbor near Lakeshore State Park. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Milwaukee Harbor during fireworks displays. This zone is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.