Department of Homeland Security September 11, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Response Framework
Document Number: E7-17974
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is accepting comments on the revised National Response Plan now known as the National Response Framework (NRF). The NRF was drafted to build upon the current National Response Plan, incorporate lessons-learned from recent disasters, and to articulate more clearly the roles of the States, tribal, and local jurisdictions and the private sector to guide a successful response to natural disasters or terrorist attacks.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-590, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-17826
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E7-17821
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-09-11
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).
Safety Zone; Chesapeake Bay, Susquehanna River, Havre de Grace, MD
Document Number: E7-17816
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in waters of the Susquehanna River within a 50-yard radius of pier number 5 of the old US-40 Highway bridge (bridge number 1206000). The bridge is located at approximate position latitude 39[deg]33'11'' N, longitude 076[deg]05'09'' W. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life, property and the environment on navigable waters of the U.S. This safety zone restricts the movement of vessels in a portion of the Susquehanna River, in order to facilitate the marking as a hazard to navigation and the removal of the heavily damaged abandoned masonry bridge pier structure located near Havre de Grace, in Harford County, Maryland.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number: 1625-0108
Document Number: E7-17815
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
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) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0108, Standard Numbering System for Undocumented Vessels. Before submitting this ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0025 and 1625-0058
Document Number: E7-17814
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the Coast Guard is forwarding two Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of their approval for the following two collections of information: (1) 1625-0025, Carriage of Bulk Solids Requiring Special Handling46 CFR part 148; and (2) 1625-0058, Application for Permit to Transport Municipal and Commercial Waste. Our ICRs describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: E7-17804
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) and its subcommittees on boats and associated equipment, prevention through people, and recreational boating safety strategic planning will meet to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. All meetings will be open to the public.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-17803
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On Tuesday, September 4, 2007, the Coast Guard published its intent to hold meetings of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee. This supplemental notice makes an addition to the previous one.
Addition of San Antonio International Airport to List of Designated Landing Locations for Certain Aircraft
Document Number: E7-17802
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
This document proposes to amend the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Regulations by adding the San Antonio International Airport (SAT), located in San Antonio, Texas, to the list of designated airports at which certain aircraft arriving in the continental United States from certain areas south of the United States must land for CBP processing. This proposed amendment is made to improve the effectiveness of CBP enforcement efforts to combat the smuggling of contraband by air into the United States from the south.
Proposed Bridge Over the Amite River Diversion Canal, Mile 3.37, Near Head of Island, Livingston Parish, LA
Document Number: E7-17801
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will hold a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed bridge across the Amite River Diversion Canal, mile 3.37, located in Sections 32 and 33, Township 9 South, Range 4 West, near Head of Island, Livingston Parish, Louisiana. The hearing will focus on the issue concerning the vertical clearance of the proposed bridge, which will measure 22.4 feet at Mean High Water, elevation 3.0 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD). Comments regarding impacts that the proposed bridge project may have on navigation of the Amite River Diversion Canal and the environment will be of particular relevance to the Coast Guard's bridge permitting responsibilities.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-17794
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
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 a State exemption from the requirement to purchase flood insurance with respect to State-owned structures.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-17793
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
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 continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning communities applying for eligibility in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) by submitting the items listed on the prerequisites for the sale of flood insurance. This form is used by communities enrolling in the NFIP.
Illinois; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-17792
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
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-1722-DR), dated August 30, 2007, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-17791
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-1718-DR), dated August 24, 2007, and related determinations.
Minnesota; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E7-17790
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency for the State of Minnesota (FEMA-3278-EM), dated August 21, 2007, and related determinations.
Minnesota; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-17788
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Minnesota (FEMA-3278-EM), dated August 21, 2007, and related determinations.
Nebraska; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-17787
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
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 Nebraska (FEMA-1721-DR), dated August 29, 2007, and related determinations.