Department of Homeland Security September 10, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Technical Amendment to List of User Fee Airports: Addition of Valley International Airport, Harlingen, TX
Document Number: E8-20990
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
This document amends the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Regulations by revising the list of user fee airports to reflect the recent user fee airport designation for Valley International Airport in Harlingen, Texas. User fee airports are those airports which, while not qualifying for designation as international or landing rights airports, have been approved by the Commissioner of CBP to receive, for a fee, the services of CBP officers for the processing of aircraft entering the United States, and the passengers and cargo of those aircraft.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-20825
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-10
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.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-20824
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-10
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).