Department of Homeland Security October 16, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E7-20388
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E7-20384
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-10-16
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: E7-20382
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding these proposed regulatory flood elevations. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E7-20357
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding these proposed regulatory flood elevations. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E7-20356
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-20343
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission describes the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and includes the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. Title: National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program Application Form. OMB Number: 1660-0021. Abstract: The Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP) annually receives more applications from qualified applicants than there are program slots available. Additional information is required to objectively evaluate the applicant's writing capability, professional accomplishments, and analytical ability. This information along with supporting documentation are used to select the most qualified participants for the EFOP. Affected Public: Individuals and households, and State, Local or Tribal Governments. Number of Respondents: 400. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 Hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 800 Hours. Frequency of Response: Annually. Comments: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, and sent via electronic mail to oirasubmission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974. Comments must be submitted on or before November 15, 2007.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: E7-20321
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On September 11, 2007, the United States Coast Guard published a notice in the Federal Register (72 FR 51828) announcing a meeting of 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. A scheduling conflict has required moving the Boats and Associated Equipment subcommittee meeting to the afternoon of Saturday, October 20, 2007 and the Prevention through People subcommittee meeting to the afternoon of Sunday, October 21, 2007.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier East, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E7-20309
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-10-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier East Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor on October 15, 2007. This action is necessary to protect vessels and people from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone will temporarily restrict vessel traffic from a portion of Chicago Harbor.
United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: 07-5062
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-10-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Treasury
This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') regulations on an interim basis to implement the preferential tariff treatment and other customs-related provisions of the United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement entered into by the United States and the Kingdom of Bahrain.