Department of Homeland Security October 15, 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: E8-24526
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document informs owners and operators of facilities located within Captain of the Port Zones Portland (OR), Puget Sound, and San Francisco Bay that they must implement access control procedures utilizing TWIC no later than February 28, 2009.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: E8-24525
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document informs owners and operators of facilities located within Captain of the Port Zone New York that they must implement access control procedures utilizing TWIC no later than March 23, 2009.
Countries Whose Pleasure Vessels May Be Issued Cruising Licenses
Document Number: E8-24523
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations relating to the list of foreign countries whose pleasure vessels may be issued U.S. cruising licenses. Pursuant to information provided by the British Embassy, the Department of State has recommended that CBP update the listing relating to the United Kingdom.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Cumberland River, Nashville, TN
Document Number: E8-24522
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Louisville and Nashville (CSX) Railroad Drawbridge, across the Cumberland River, Mile 190.4, at Nashville, Tennessee. The deviation is necessary to retrofit the bridge with an upgraded rail lift system. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in a closed-to-navigation position for a four-day period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Piscataqua River, Portsmouth, NH, and Kittery, ME, Maintenance
Document Number: E8-24521
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-15
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 Sara M. Long (Route 1 Bypass) Bridge across the Piscataqua River at mile 4.0, between Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Kittery, Maine. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Saugus River, MA, Maintenance
Document Number: E8-24520
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-15
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 Fox Hill (SR107) Bridge across the Saugus River at mile 2.5, between Lynn and Saugus, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may open on a limited operating schedule for several months to facilitate the reliability of the bridge until it can be repaired during the winter months.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Harlem River, New York City, NY, Maintenance
Document Number: E8-24518
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-15
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 145 Street Bridge across the Harlem River, mile 2.8, at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for five days to facilitate bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raritan River, Perth Amboy, NJ
Document Number: E8-24513
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the NJTRO Bridge, across the Raritan River, mile 0.5, at Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation the draw may remain in the closed position for one weekend to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-24502
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the FEMA Public Assistance Program Customer Satisfaction Survey results to measure program performance.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-24478
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a reinstatement of an information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning this information collection that allows the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to facilitate the availability of flood insurance to those who have a need to purchase such. The NFIP will collect information from insurance agents who will offer the ability to purchase flood insurance as well as from those interested in purchasing the insurance policies so as to offer referral information on how the coverage may be obtained. If the information collection were not performed, the ability to offer respondents the resources available by the NFIP would be adversely affected.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-24475
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning information collected from new applicants to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), Write-Your-Own (WYO) Program.