Department of Homeland Security August 1, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Petitions for Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding
Document Number: Z8-17276
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Intent to Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: On-Boarding Information for New Hire Candidates
Document Number: Z8-16543
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
Missouri; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-17692
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
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-1773-DR), dated June 25, 2008, and related determinations.
Missouri; Amendment No. 7 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-17691
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
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-1773-DR), dated June 25, 2008, and related determinations.
Wisconsin; Amendment No. 13 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-17690
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Wisconsin (FEMA-1768-DR), dated June 14, 2008, and related determinations.
Nebraska; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-17688
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
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-1779-DR), dated July 18, 2008, and related determinations.
Texas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-17686
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
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 Texas (FEMA-1780-DR), dated July 24, 2008, and related determinations.
Illinois; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-17685
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Illinois (FEMA-1771-DR), dated June 24, 2008, and related determinations.
Wisconsin; Amendment No. 14 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-17682
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Wisconsin (FEMA-1768-DR), dated June 14, 2008, and related determinations.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-17681
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-01
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).
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: TSA Customer Comment Card
Document Number: E8-17646
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on May 9, 2008, 73 FR 26404. TSA uses a customer comment card to collect passenger comments including complaints, compliments, and suggestions at airports.
Planning Guidance for Protection and Recovery Following Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD) and Improvised Nuclear Device (IND) Incidents
Document Number: E8-17645
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is issuing final guidance entitled, ``Planning Guidance for Protection and Recovery Following Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD) and Improvised Nuclear Device (IND) Incidents'' (the Guidance). This Guidance is intended for Federal agencies, State and local governments, emergency management officials, and the general public who should find it useful in developing plans for responding to an RDD or IND incident. The Guidance recommends ``protective action guides'' (PAGs) to support decisions about actions that should be taken to protect the public and emergency workers when responding to or recovering from an RDD or IND incident. The Guidance outlines a process to implement the recommendations, discusses existing operational guidelines that should be useful in the implementation of the PAGs and other response actions, and encourages federal, state and local emergency response officials to use these guidelines to develop specific operational plans and response protocols for protection of emergency workers responding to catastrophic incidents involving high levels of radiation and/or radioactive contamination.
National Protection and Programs Directorate; Submission for Review: CAPTAP Train the Trainer Survey 1670-NEW
Document Number: E8-17644
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public and other federal agencies the opportunity to comment on new information collection request 1670-NEW, CAPTAP Train the Trainer Survey. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104-106), DHS is soliciting comments for this collection.
Safety Zone; Seafair Fireworks, Lake Washington, WA
Document Number: E8-17618
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Lake Washington, WA during Seattle's Seafair Fireworks show. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of recreational and commercial boaters in the area during the fireworks show on August 2nd, 2008. Entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Science and Technology Directorate; Submission for Review; Information Collection Request for the DHS S&T Tech Clearinghouse Program
Document Number: E8-17617
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public to comment on new data collection forms for the Tech Clearinghouse program: Consent Form, Entrance Form, Structured Assessment Case 1, Structured Assessment Case 2, Structured Assessment Case 3, Structured Assessment Case 4, and Exit Form. The Homeland Security Act of 2002 requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to establish a Technology Clearinghouse to encourage and support innovative technical solutions to enhance homeland security and the mission of the Department (Pub. L. 107-296, Section 313). This requirement responds to long-standing requests by the first responder community to create a resource for information and technology that would assist them in support of their mission. In order to assess the current version of the DHS Tech Clearinghouse, a National Online Electronic Assessment (NOEA) will be administered. This notice and request for comments is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Previously, a 60-day Notice for public comment was published on May 19, 2008.
Safety Zone; Bollotta & Associates USS Midway Fireworks Display; San Diego Harbor, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E8-17608
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone, on the navigable waters of the San Diego Bay in support of the Bollotta & Associates USS Midway Fireworks Display. This 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.