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

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Texas; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-20816
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-3284-EM), dated March 14, 2008, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-20815
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-3289-EM), dated August 29, 2008, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-20814
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Mississippi (FEMA-3291-EM), dated August 30, 2008, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-20813
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-1785-DR), dated August 24, 2008, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-20812
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-1785-DR), dated August 24, 2008, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-20811
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-09
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Crew Effects Declaration
Document Number: E8-20798
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Crew Effects Declaration. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with a change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (73 FR 36543) on June 27, 2008, allowing for a 60-day comment period. One public comment was received. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Vessel Entrance or Clearance Statement
Document Number: E8-20797
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Vessel Entrance or Clearance Statement. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with a change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (73 FR 36543) on June 27, 2008, allowing for a 60-day comment period. Two public comments were received. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Foreign Trade Zone Annual Reconciliation Certification and Record Keeping Requirement
Document Number: E8-20770
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Foreign Trade Zone Annual Reconciliation Certification and Record Keeping Requirement. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (73 FR 36542) on June 27, 2008, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty
Document Number: E8-20769
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (73 FR 36544) on June 27, 2008, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Announcement of Termination of National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) Test: Semi-Monthly Statement Processing Prototype
Document Number: E8-20765
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces U.S. Customs and Border Protection's decision to formally terminate the test of the semi-monthly filing and statement processing prototype program that was initiated in April 1998, as part of the National Customs Automation Program. The test of the semi-monthly filing program was conceived as a transitional procedure from the Automated Commercial System to the full electronic processing of commercial importations in the Automated Commercial Environment, which allows account holders to pay duties, taxes, fees, and other payments owed using a periodic statement cycle. The Automated Commercial Environment portal system for Periodic Monthly Payment statement processing has been deployed nationwide thereby ending the need for the semi-monthly filing program.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Petition for Remission or Mitigation of Forfeitures and Penalties Incurred
Document Number: E8-20763
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Petition for Remission or Mitigation of Forfeitures and Penalties Incurred. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (73 FR 36546) on June 27, 2008, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Uniform Rules of Origin for Imported Merchandise
Document Number: E8-20662
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Treasury
This document provides an additional 30 days for interested parties to submit comments on the proposed rule to amend the Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') regulations to establish uniform rules governing CBP determinations of the country of origin of imported merchandise. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on July 25, 2008 (73 FR 43385), and the comment period was scheduled to expire on September 23, 2008.
Safety Zone; Gulf of Mexico-Johns Pass, FL
Document Number: E8-20481
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Johns Pass, Florida while construction operations are being conducted. This rule is necessary to ensure the safety of the workers and mariners on the navigable waters of the United States. No person or vessel may anchor, moor, or transit the Regulated Area without permission of the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg, Florida.
Accreditation and Approval of Chem Gas International LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E8-20678
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, Chem Gas International LLC, 12002 Highway 146, Dickinson, TX 77539, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products and organic chemicals for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or 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/.
Notice of Cancellation of Customs Broker License Due to Death of the License Holder
Document Number: E8-20677
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations at section 111.51(a), the following individual Customs broker license and any and all permits have been cancelled due to the death of the broker:
Notice of Cancellation of Customs Broker License
Document Number: E8-20676
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
Pursuant to section 641 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, (19 U.S.C. 1641) and the Customs Regulations (19 CFR 111.51), the following Customs broker licenses and all associated permits are cancelled without prejudice.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request Prior Disclosure Regulations
Document Number: E8-20661
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Prior Disclosure Regulations. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Security Zone; Potomac River, Boundary Channel and Pentagon Lagoon, Washington, DC
Document Number: E8-20659
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone encompassing certain waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to prevent terrorist acts and incidents immediately before, during and after a dedication ceremony held at The Pentagon on September 11, 2008. This rule prohibits vessels and people from entering the security zone and requires vessels and persons in the security zone to depart the security zone, unless specifically exempt under the provisions in this rule or granted specific permission from the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Baltimore.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request Entry and Immediate Delivery Application
Document Number: E8-20658
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-05
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 Entry and Immediate Delivery Application. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Imposition and Collection of Passenger Civil Aviation Security Service Fees
Document Number: E8-20649
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), OMB control number 1652-0001, 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 July 2, 2008, 73 FR 37981. The collection involves air carriers maintaining an accounting system to account for the passenger civil aviation security service fees collected and reporting this information to TSA on a quarterly basis, as well as retaining the data used for these reports for a six-year rolling period.
Collection of Overpayments
Document Number: E8-20587
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides notice that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has terminated the current procedures for the recoupment of overpayments of disaster assistance made pursuant to Section 408 of the Stafford Act, in connection with Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Recoupment notices previously sent to individual disaster applicants in connection with Hurricanes Katrina and Rita are hereby withdrawn. FEMA will institute new recoupment proceedings where warranted on an individual basis pursuant to the procedures established by regulation for the administrative collection of debts.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-590, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-20484
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E8-20482
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC) will meet in Washington, DC to discuss various issues relating to national maritime security. This meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone: Wantagh Parkway 2 Bridge over the Goose Creek Channel, Town of Hempstead, NY
Document Number: E8-20480
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Goose Creek Channel surrounding the Wantagh Parkway 2 Bridge located in the Town of Hempstead, New York. This safety zone is necessary to protect vessels transiting in the area from hazards imposed by construction barges and equipment. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Long Island Sound, New Haven, CT.
Collection of Information under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0028, 1625-0034, and 1625-0043
Document Number: E8-20479
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-04
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 three Information Collection Requests (ICRs), 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 collections of information: (1) 1625-0028, Course Approval and Records for Merchant Marine Training Schools; (2) 1625- 0034, Ships' Stores Certification for Hazardous Materials Aboard Ships, and (3) 1625-0043, Ports and Waterways SafetyTitle 33 CFR Subchapter P. Our ICRs describe 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E8-20455
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE), has previously submitted the above referenced information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Certain fees related to this information collection have been changed. This document contains revisions to certain portions of the form that were previously published that are related to those fee changes.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-589, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Request for Comments
Document Number: E8-20439
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-361, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-20437
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Date for the Port of Saipan
Document Number: E8-20424
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-03
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 Saipan.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier East, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E8-20363
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier East Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor on September 30, 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 a portion of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Plaquemine Brule Bayou, Midland, LA
Document Number: E8-20362
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the published drawbridge operation regulation for the draw of the Union Pacific railroad bridge across Plaquemine Brule Bayou, mile 5.1, at Midland, LA. It has been determined that this bridge no longer exists. Since the bridge no longer exists, the regulation controlling the opening and closing of the bridge is no longer necessary.
Safety Zone; Waters Surrounding S/V FALLS OF CLYDE, HI
Document Number: E8-20361
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary 500-yard moving safety zone around the S/V FALLS OF CLYDE and her tow vessel(s) during transit within the Honolulu Captain of the Port Zone. The safety zone is established at the request of the Hawaii Maritime Center to protect vessels and persons from approaching too close to the dead-ship tow of the S/V FALLS OF CLYDE. Entry of persons or vessels into this temporary safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Patchogue Bay, Patchogue, NY
Document Number: E8-20360
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone for the Patchogue Grand Prix, a power boat race on Patchogue Bay off of Patchogue, New York. The safety zone provides for safety of navigation for the maritime public viewing and transiting near the power boat race. This safety zone is necessary to protect the maritime community from the hazards inherent with a power boat race, namely, a collision and loss of control of the power boats participating in this event. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-601, Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-20329
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-20304
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
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.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
Document Number: E8-20308
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce two local regulations for annual regattas and marine parades in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone. The ``Detroit Belle Isle Gran Prix'' regulated area will be enforced from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on August 29, 30, and 31, 2008. ``The Old Club Cannonade'' regulated area will be enforced from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on October 18, 2008. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the regulated areas without permission of the Captain of the Port or the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information; Maryland Three Airports: Enhanced Security Procedures at Certain Airports in the Washington, DC, Area
Document Number: E8-20207
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. This collection requires individuals to successfully complete a security threat assessment in order to operate an aircraft to or from one of the three Maryland airports that are located within the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area Flight Restricted Zone (Maryland Three airports), or to serve as an airport security coordinator at one of these three airports.
Post-Contract Award Information
Document Number: E8-20177
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, Acquisition Policy and Legislation Office, will submit 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 (as amended), 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer is soliciting comments related to its request for extension of an existing information collection authority for information collected from contractors during the post-contract award phase of public contract administration under Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR).