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

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Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Hempstead, NY, Public Event
Document Number: E8-13863
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-19
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 Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge across Sloop Channel at mile 12.8, at Hempstead, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for 2\1/2\ hours to facilitate public safety during a public event, the Veterans Fireworks Display.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Piscataqua River, Portsmouth, NH, and Kittery, ME, Public Event
Document Number: E8-13862
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-19
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 Memorial (US 1) Bridge across the Piscataqua River at mile 3.5, between Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for one-hour during the Fourth of July fireworks display. This deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ, Maintenance
Document Number: E8-13860
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-19
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 NJTRO Lower Hack Bridge across the Hackensack River, mile 3.4, at Jersey City, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation, the NJTRO Lower Hack Bridge may remain in the closed position for ten hours on two weekend days to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times and vessels that need a bridge opening can do so by providing a two-hour advance notice. This deviation is necessary to facilitate upgrades to the control system at the bridge.
Safety Zone; World War II Beach Invasion Re-enactment, Lake Michigan, St. Joseph, MI
Document Number: E8-13836
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan, St. Joseph, MI. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan during a re-enactment of a World War II beach invasion. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect event participants and spectator vessels and restrict spectators and other vessels from the re-enactment site.
Safety Zones: Fireworks Displays in the Captain of the Port Puget Sound Zone
Document Number: E8-13835
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing safety zones on the waters of the Puget Sound located in the Captain of the Port Puget Sound Zone during fireworks displays. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life during these displays. Entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Temporary Safety Zone: Arlington Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Display, Arlington, OR
Document Number: E8-13834
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Arlington Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Display to be held on the waters of the Columbia River in the vicinity of Arlington's waterfront in Arlington, Oregon. The safety zone will restrict vessels from entering the designated area during the fireworks display. This temporary rule is needed to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event.
President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Document Number: E8-13832
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Communications System
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) will be meeting by teleconference; the meeting will be partially closed to the public.
Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: E8-12643
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable water regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. These changes are provided to coincide with the annual recodification of Title 33 in July.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0004
Document Number: E8-13692
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of their approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0004, United States Coast Guard Academy Application and Supplemental Forms. Our ICR describes 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.
Exercise of Authority Under Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
Document Number: E8-13673
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Department of State, Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Exercise of Authority Under Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
Document Number: E8-13666
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Department of State, Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Exercise of Authority Under Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
Document Number: E8-13655
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Department of State, Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Exercise of Authority Under Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
Document Number: E8-13652
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Department of State, Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Exercise of Authority Under Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
Document Number: E8-13651
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Department of State, Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Exercise of Authority Under Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
Document Number: E8-13644
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Department of State, Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Exercise of Authority Under Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
Document Number: E8-13643
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Department of State, Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Exercise of Authority Under Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
Document Number: E8-13642
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Department of State, Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Exercise of Authority Under Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
Document Number: E8-13640
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Department of State, Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Exercise of Authority Under Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
Document Number: E8-13638
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Department of State, Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Implementation of Vessel Security Officer Training and Certification Requirements-International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as Amended
Document Number: E8-13552
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On May 20, 2008, the Coast Guard published in the Federal Register an interim rule with request for comments to amend its regulations to implement the vessel security officer training and certification amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended, and the Seafarers' Training, Certification and Watchkeeping Code. In the interim rule a clerical error was made stating as an option that to qualify for a VSO endorsement, a person must ``have approved sea service of not less than 90 days on any vessel subject to section 104.215 of this part * * *.'' Instead, the option should have stated that a person must have not less than six months to qualify for a VSO endorsement, not 90 days. This document corrects that error.
Safety Zone; New River, Jacksonville, NC
Document Number: E8-13551
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a safety zone on the navigable waters of the New River near Camp Lejeune during a military exercise being conducted by the United States Marine Corps.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-765, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-13549
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Photocopying Machines
Document Number: E8-13544
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain photocopying machines which may be offered to the United States Government under an undesignated government procurement contract. Based on the facts presented, CBP has concluded that certain goods imported into Japan are substantially transformed in Japan such that Japan is the country of origin of the finished photocopying machines for government procurement purposes.
Agency Information Collection Activities
Document Number: E8-13543
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Little Rock, AR and Camden, NJ
Document Number: E8-13497
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
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 Little Rock, AR and Camden, NJ.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: E8-13107
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Milwaukee Harbor Safety Zone in Milwaukee Harbor during June 2008. This action is necessary to protect vessels and people from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone will restrict vessel traffic from portions of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone.
Regulated Navigation Areas, Safety Zones, Security Zones, and Deepwater Port Facilities; Navigable Waters of the Boston Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 08-1364
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing regulated navigation areas around a recently constructed deepwater port facility in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean near the entrance to Boston Harbor as well as safety and security zones around liquefied natural gas carriers (LNGCs) calling on these deepwater port facilities. The purpose of these regulated navigation areas, as well as safety and security zones, is to protect vessels and mariners from the potential safety hazards associated with deepwater port operations and to protect the LNGCs and deepwater port infrastructure from security threats or other subversive acts. All vessels, with the exception of LNGCs and deepwater port support vessels, are prohibited from anchoring or otherwise deploying equipment which could become entangled in submerged infrastructure within 1000 meters of the submerged turret loading (STL) buoys associated with the deepwater port, and are prohibited from entering waters within 500 meters of the deepwater port STL buoys or the LNGCs using them. Additionally, this rule makes minor amendments to the existing LNG security regulations for the Boston Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone to reflect multi-agency enforcement of those regulations.
The National Infrastructure Advisory Council
Document Number: E8-13523
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The National Infrastructure Advisory Council will meet on July 8, 2008 in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; US-VISIT Technical Reconciliation Analysis Classification System (TRACS)
Document Number: E8-13386
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security is concurrently establishing a new system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 entitled the Technical Reconciliation Analysis Classification System (TRACS). This system of records will serve as an information management tool and be used to perform a range of information management and analytical functions to enhance the integrity of the United States' immigration system by detecting, deterring, and pursuing immigration fraud, and by identifying persons who pose a threat to national security and/or public safety. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department proposes to exempt portions of this system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974; the United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT), Technical Reconciliation Analysis Classification System (TRACS) System of Records
Document Number: E8-13383
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-16
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate, United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology program is giving notice that it proposes to add a new system of records, entitled the Technical Reconciliation Analysis Classification System. The Technical Reconciliation Analysis Classification System is an information management tool used to enhance the integrity of the United States immigration system by detecting, deterring, and pursuing immigration fraud, and identifying persons who pose a threat to national security and/or public safety.
Marine Events Regattas; Annual Marine Events in the Eighth Coast Guard District
Document Number: E8-13272
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to update the list of marine events and regattas that take place in the Eighth Coast Guard District and to change patrol requirements for these events. This update is needed to provide effective control over regattas and marine events to insure safety of life in each regatta or marine event area.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Forms I-600/I-600A, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-13309
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form AR-11, Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-13308
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-698, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-13307
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Notice Designating Jackson State University as a DHS Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure and Emergency Management as Education Lead Institution
Document Number: E8-13296
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security has designated Jackson State University as a DHS Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure and Emergency Management, Education Lead Institution.
Notice Designating the University of Hawaii as a DHS Center of Excellence for the Study of Maritime, Island and Extreme/Remote Environment Security as Research Co-Lead Institution
Document Number: E8-13295
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security has designated the University of Hawaii as a DHS Center of Excellence for the Study of Maritime, Island and Extreme/Remote Environment Security, Research Co- Lead Institution.
Designation of the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification System Under Executive Order 12989, as Amended by the Executive Order Entitled “Amending Executive Order 12989, as Amended” of June 6, 2008
Document Number: E8-13294
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security has designated the E-Verify system, operated by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in partnership with the Social Security Administration, as the electronic employment eligibility verification system to be used by Federal contractors, pursuant to Executive Order 12989, as amended by the Executive Order entitled ``Amended Executive Order 12989, as Amended'' of June 6, 2008.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Harbor Maintenance Fee
Document Number: E8-13293
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, the U.S. Customs and Border (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Harbor Maintenance Fee. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Notice Designating the University of Rhode Island as a DHS Center of Excellence for Explosives Detection Mitigation and Response as Education Lead Institution
Document Number: E8-13291
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security has designated the University of Rhode Island as a DHS Center of Excellence for Explosives Detection Mitigation and Response, Education Lead Institution.
Notice Designating Stevens Institute of Technology as a DHS Center of Excellence for the Study of Maritime, Island and Extreme/Remote Environment Security as Research Co-Lead Institution
Document Number: E8-13290
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security has designated Stevens Institute of Technology as a DHS Center of Excellence for the Study of Maritime, Island and Extreme/Remote Environment Security, Research Co- Lead Institution.
Notice Designating the University of Texas at El Paso as a DHS Center of Excellence for the Study of Border Security and Immigration for Education Lead Institution
Document Number: E8-13288
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security has designated the University of Texas at El Paso as a DHS Center of Excellence for the Study of Border Security and Immigration, Education Lead Institution.
Notice Designating the Northeastern University as a DHS Center of Excellence for Explosives Detection Mitigation and Response as Research Lead Institution
Document Number: E8-13287
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security has designated the Northeastern University as a DHS Center of Excellence for Explosives Detection Mitigation and Response, Research Lead Institution.
Notice Designating the University of Arizona as a DHS Center of Excellence for the Study of Border Security and Immigration, Research Lead Institution
Document Number: E8-13281
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security has designated the University of Arizona as a DHS Center of Excellence for the Study of Border Security and Immigration, Research Lead Institution.
Notice Designating the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a DHS Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure and Emergency Management as Research Lead Institution
Document Number: E8-13276
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security has designated the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a DHS Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure and Emergency Management, Research Lead Institution.
Safety Zones: Festival of Sail San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: E8-13268
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary safety zones in support of the scheduled Festival of Sail Events from July 23, 2008, through July 27, 2008. The event will include a parade and mock cannon battles. The temporary safety zones are necessary to provide for the safety of spectators, participating vessels and crews.
Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: E8-13252
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
This rule amends title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (``CFR'') on an interim basis to implement the preferential tariff treatment and other customs-related provisions of the Dominican RepublicCentral AmericaUnited States Free Trade Agreement.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-13210
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-12
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: E8-13209
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-12
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: E8-13208
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-12
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.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-13207
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
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-1758-DR), dated May 20, 2008, and related determinations.