Department of Homeland Security May 7, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: E8-10244
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This Notice informs owners and operators of facilities located within Captain of the Port Zones Boston, Northern New England, and Southeastern New England that they must implement access control procedures utilizing TWIC no later than October 15, 2008.
National Maritime Week Tugboat Races
Document Number: E8-10240
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the National Maritime Week Tugboat Races Special Local Regulations in Elliott Bay from 12 p.m. through 4:30 p.m. on May 10, 2008. 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 the regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Public Workshop on Marine Technology and Standards
Document Number: E8-10239
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) are sponsoring a two-day public workshop on marine technology and standards in Arlington, VA. This public workshop will provide a unique opportunity for classification societies, industry groups, standards development organizations, governments, and interested members of the public to come together for a professional exchange on topics ranging from technological impacts to the marine industry, corresponding coverage in related codes and standards, and existing government regulations.
Safety Zone; Red Bull Air Race, Detroit River, Detroit, MI
Document Number: E8-10238
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the Detroit River, Detroit, Michigan. This Zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Detroit River during the Red Bull Air Race. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with air races.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: E8-10232
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the United States Coast Guard (Coast Guard) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), issues this final rule to realign the compliance date set forth in the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) final rule. Under the new final compliance date mariners must obtain a TWIC no later than April 15, 2009. This final rule also extends to April 15, 2009, the final date by which owners and operators of vessels, facilities, and outer continental shelf facilities, who have not otherwise been required to implement access control procedures utilizing TWIC on an earlier date, must implement those procedures.
Science and Technology Directorate; Notice of Public Meeting of the Project 25 Compliance Assessment Program Governing Board
Document Number: E8-10214
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Office for Interoperability and Compatibility (OIC) will hold a public meeting of its Project 25 (P25) Compliance Assessment Program (CAP) Governing Board (GB). The P25 CAP GB is composed of public sector officials who represent the collective interest of organizations that procure P25 equipment. The purpose of the meeting is to review and approve proposed Compliance Assessment Bulletin(s). The P25 CAP GB will receive public comments on the P25 CAP at this meeting. DHS OIC will post details of the meeting, including the agenda, ten business days in advance of the meeting at http:// www.safecomprogram.gov. The meeting is open to the public, but space is limited. All participants must bring proper identification to attend the meeting.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-643, Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-10174
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-10152
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-07
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.
Missouri; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-10145
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
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.
Indiana; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-10144
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Indiana (FEMA-1740-DR), dated January 30, 2008, and related determinations.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-10140
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-07
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).
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-10114
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-07
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).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-777, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-10081
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
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: E8-10080
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
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: E8-10079
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form G-1054, Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-10069
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-865, Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-10067
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services