Department of Homeland Security April 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-9496
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Security Zone; Cleveland Harbor, Dock 32, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: E8-9479
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone in the eastern basin section of Lake Erie adjacent to Dock 32 in Cleveland, OH. This zone is intended to restrict vessels during the Ninth Coast Guard District Change of Command Ceremony on May 22, 2008. This security zone is necessary to provide for the security and safety of life for event participants. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Buffalo, NY, or a designated representative.
National Protection and Programs Directorate; the Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC) Quarterly Update
Document Number: E8-9420
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the establishment of the Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC) by notice published in the Federal Register on March 24, 2006. See 71 FR 14930. That notice identified the purpose of CIPAC as well as its membership. This notice provides (i) a brief description of the CIPAC purpose, composition, and structure; (ii) notice of the Secretary's renewal of the CIPAC Charter; and (iii) instructions for obtaining the CIPAC membership roster and other information on the Council and its activities.
National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Document Number: E8-9413
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Communications System
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) will meet in a partially closed session.
Designation of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan Critical Manufacturing Sector
Document Number: E8-9412
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
This notice informs the public that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has designated Critical Manufacturing as an additional critical infrastructure sector under the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) and, as part of a comprehensive national review process, solicits public comment on the actions necessary to incorporate this sector into the NIPP framework.
Import Restrictions Imposed on Archaeological and Ethnological Material of Iraq
Document Number: E8-9343
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
This document amends the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect the imposition of import restrictions on Archaeological and Ethnological Material of Iraq pursuant to section 3002 of the Emergency Protection for Iraqi Cultural Antiquities Act of 2004. This document also contains the Designated List of Archaeological and Ethnological Material that describes the types of articles to which the import restrictions apply.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Stereoscopic Display Models
Document Number: E8-9340
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of U.s. Customs and Border Protection
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 stereoscopic display models to be offered to the United States Government under an undesignated government procurement contract. CBP has concluded that, based upon the facts presented, the operations performed in the United States result in a substantial transformation of the goods. Therefore, the country of origin of the stereoscopic display models is the United States for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-9260
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-29
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: E8-9225
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-29
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).
Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships
Document Number: E8-9182
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule requires, consistent with international law, certain ships to report identifying and position data electronically. This rule implements an amendment to chapter V of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), regulation 19-1, and enables the Coast Guard to correlate Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) data with data from other sources, detect anomalies, and heighten our overall Maritime Domain Awareness. This rule is consistent with the Coast Guard's strategic goals of maritime security and maritime safety, and the Department's strategic goals of awareness, prevention, protection, and response.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-9238
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-28
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 the need to conduct a continuous evaluation of emergency management training programs as it relates to the knowledge and skills gained by participants through various courses.
Wisconsin; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-9229
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Wisconsin (FEMA-3285-EM), dated March 19, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-9228
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1751-DR), dated March 26, 2008, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-9223
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-28
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 public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning information collections required for Fire Management Assistance Grant Program (FMAGP) eligibility determinations, grants management, and compliance with other Federal laws and regulations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-9208
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-28
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 continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the need to continue collecting information from individuals and States in order to provide and/or administer disaster assistance through the Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program (IHP).
State and Local Training Advisory Committee
Document Number: E8-9124
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
On April 9, 2008, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center announced in the Federal Register at 69 FR 19233 that the State and Local Training Advisory Committee would meet on April 17, 2008, in Jekyll Island, Georgia. This notice supplements that original meeting notice.
Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E8-9119
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Intertek USA, Inc., 139 Castle Coakley Suite 8, St. Croix, VI 00820, has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific gauger service this entity is approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientificsvcs/commercialgaugers/.
Announcement of Public Meeting Regarding the Naheola Railroad Bridge Across the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway, Mile 173.5, Near Pennington, AL
Document Number: E8-9008
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will hold a public meeting for citizens to provide oral comments relating to the alteration of the Naheola Railroad Bridge near Pennington, Alabama. The meeting will allow interested persons to present comments and information about the bridge being unreasonably obstructive to navigation. The meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chelsea River, Chelsea and East Boston, MA
Document Number: E8-8993
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-25
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 P.J. McArdle Bridge across the Chelsea River, mile 0.3, between Chelsea and East Boston, Massachusetts. This deviation is necessary to facilitate the annual Chelsea River Revel and 5K Road Race. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position during the running of the 5K Road Race. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Date for the Port of Hueneme, CA
Document Number: E8-8988
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the date for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Port of Hueneme, CA.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
Document Number: E8-8864
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend special local regulations for annual regattas and marine parades in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone. This proposed rule is intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades. This proposed rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Line Release Regulations
Document Number: E8-9011
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Line Release Regulations (Border Release Advance Screening and Selectivity (BRASS)). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Collection of Alien Biometric Data Upon Exit From the United States at Air and Sea Ports of Departure; United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program (“US-VISIT”)
Document Number: E8-8956
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to establish an exit program at all air and sea ports of departure in the United States. This proposed rule would require aliens who are subject to United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program (US-VISIT) biometric requirements upon entering the United States to provide biometric information to commercial air and vessel carriers before departing from the United States at air and sea ports of entry. This rule proposes a performance standard for commercial air and vessel carriers to collect the biometric information and to submit this information to DHS no later than 24 hours after air carrier staff secure the aircraft doors on an international departure, or for sea travel, no later than 24 hours after the vessel's departure from a U.S. port. DHS does not propose to apply these requirements to persons departing the United States on certain private carriers or small carriers as defined herein. The exit system proposed under this rule meets the recommendations of the 9-11 Commission Report and the requirements of section 711 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings
Document Number: E8-8859
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet in Houston, Texas 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. These meetings will be open to the public.
Safety Zone: Langley Air Force Base Air Show, Willoughby Point, Hampton, VA
Document Number: E8-8467
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone on the Back River in the vicinity of Hampton, VA in support of the Air Power over Hampton Roads Air show. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Back River to protect mariners from the hazards associated with the air show.
National Advisory Council
Document Number: E8-8828
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-23
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces the date, time, location and agenda for the next meeting of the National Advisory Council (NAC). At the meeting, the newly formed subcommittees will be reporting back regarding their work since the meeting in February, 2008. The meeting will be open to the public.
Notice of Meeting of The Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection and Related Homeland Security Functions (COAC)
Document Number: E8-8758
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Related Homeland Security Functions (popularly known as ``COAC'') will meet on May 9, 2008, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public.
Country of Origin Marking for the Republic of Kosovo
Document Number: E8-8753
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
On February 18, 2008, the United States recognized the Republic of Kosovo as a sovereign and independent state and announced that full diplomatic relations would begin immediately. This document notifies the public of the name and English spelling that is to be used for country of origin marking on merchandise imported into the United States from the Republic of Kosovo. The notice also establishes a transition period during which Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will permit the importation of merchandise from the newly independent state with the marking, ``Serbia.''
Special Local Regulation; Opening Day on San Francisco Bay, Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: E8-8736
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Opening Day on San Francisco Bay special local regulation from 11:59 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 27, 2008. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, no spectator or vessel shall anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels, in the regulated areas during all applicable dates and times, unless cleared to do so by or through an official patrol vessel.
Special Local Regulation; Blessing of the Fleet, Corinthian Yacht Club, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: E8-8733
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Blessing of the Fleet special local regulation from 8 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. on April 27, 2008. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, no spectator shall anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels, in the regulated areas during all applicable effective dates and times, unless cleared to do so by or through an official patrol vessel.
Safety Zone; Festival of Sail 2008 Ship's Parade; San Diego Harbor, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E8-8732
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a safety zone, on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay in support of the Festival of Sail 2008 Ship's Parade. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Security Zone; Patapsco River, Middle Branch, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: E8-8728
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary security zone on certain waters of the Patapsco River, Middle Branch, in Baltimore Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland, during the August 9, 2008, USS Sterett Commissioning ceremony. The security zone is necessary to provide for the security of the USS Sterett and the safety of life of event participants, spectators and mariners on U.S. navigable waters during the event. Entry into the zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-129, Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-8645
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-8561
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-21
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.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-8558
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1751-DR), dated March 26, 2008, and related determinations.
Safety Zone: Ocean City Air Show, Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: E8-8469
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone on the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Ocean City, MD in support of the Ocean City Air Show. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Atlantic Ocean to protect mariners from the hazards associated with the air show.
Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E8-8464
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Inspectorate America Corporation, Plot 49 Castle Coakley St., Christiansted, St. Croix, VI 00820, has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific gauger service this entity is approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories.
Safety Zone: Kingsmill Resort Fireworks Display, James River, Williamsburg, VA
Document Number: E8-8441
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 350 foot radius safety zone on the James River in the vicinity of Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, VA in support of the Kingsmill Resort Fireworks Display.
Adjusting Program Fees and Establishing Procedures for Out-of-Cycle Review and Recertification of Schools Certified by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program To Enroll F or M Nonimmigrant Students
Document Number: E8-8261
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is proposing to amend the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) school certification petition fee and the application fee for nonimmigrants seeking to become academic (F visa) or vocational (M visa) students, or exchange visitors (J visa). This proposed rule would adjust the fees for schools seeking to admit F or M students; adjust the fees paid by individual F, M or J nonimmigrants; implement mandatory review of fees collected by SEVP; set the fee for submitting a school certification petition at $1700, plus $655 for each site; set the fee for each F or M student at $200; for most J exchange visitors at $180; and for exchange visitors seeking admission as au pairs, camp counselors, and summer work/travel program participants at $35. DHS proposes to make this rule effective at the beginning of fiscal year 2009, on October 1, 2008. DHS proposes also to establish oversight and recertification of schools for attendance by F or M students. The proposed rule would establish procedures for schools to submit their recertification petitions, add a provision allowing a school to voluntarily withdraw from its certification, and clarify procedures for school operation with regard to F or M students during recertification and following a denial of recertification or a withdrawal of certification. Further, the proposed rule would remove obsolete provisions used prior to implementation of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), a Web-enabled database that provides current information on F, M and J nonimmigrants in the United States.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Potomac River, Oxon Hill, MD and Alexandria, VA
Document Number: E8-8514
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the regulations governing the operation of the new Woodrow Wilson Memorial (I-95) Bridge, mile 103.8, across Potomac River between Alexandria, Virginia and Oxon Hill, Maryland. This action is necessary to finalize construction of the drawbridge. While construction continues, this proposal would allow the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning May 31, 2008 until and including March 1, 2009.
Office of Policy, Private Sector Office, DHS; Welcome to the United States Survey
Document Number: E8-8505
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-18
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary, Office of Policy, Private Sector Office will submit this reinstatement without change for the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The Private Sector Office is soliciting comments concerning the reinstatement without change to a previously approved information collection, Welcome to the United States Survey. DHS previously published this information collection request (ICR) in the Federal Register on January 31, 2008 at 73 FR 5861, for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received by DHS. The purpose of this notice is to allow additional 30-days for public comments.
Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties; DHS Individual Complaint of Employment Discrimination
Document Number: E8-8476
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security, Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, submits this extension for the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is soliciting comments concerning an extension to an existing information collection, DHS Individual Complaint of Employment Discrimination Form, DHS 3090-1. DHS previously published this information collection request (ICR) in the Federal Register on January 22, 2008 at 73 FR 3738, for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received by DHS. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30-days for public comments.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Illinois Waterway, Joliet, IL 8K Run
Document Number: E8-8472
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-18
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 Cass Street Drawbridge, across the Illinois Waterway, Mile 288.1, at Joliet, Illinois. The deviation is necessary for the bridge to remain closed to navigation during the effective period for the Joliet City Center Partnership 8K Run.
Missouri; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-8456
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-18
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-1749-DR), dated March 19, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-8454
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1751-DR), dated March 26, 2008, and related determinations.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Juneau, AK; Freeport, TX; Galveston, TX; Anchorage, AK; and Sandusky, OH
Document Number: E8-8423
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Juneau, AK; Freeport, TX; Galveston, TX; Anchorage, AK; and Sandusky, OH.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-8332
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-18
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.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-8325
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This interim rule lists communities where modification of the Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. New flood insurance premium rates will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their contents.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-8324
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-17
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.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-8323
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-17
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.