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Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security Internal Affairs
Document Number: E8-27093
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-11-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is giving concurrent notice of a revised and updated system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the Department of Homeland Security Internal Affairs system of records and this proposed rulemaking. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department proposes to exempt portions of the system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security Internal Affairs System of Records
Document Number: E8-27091
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-14
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, and as part of the Department of Homeland Security's ongoing effort to review and update legacy system of records notices, the Department of Homeland Security proposes to consolidate two legacy record systems titled, Treasury/ CS.127 Internal Affairs Records System, and Justice/INS.002 INS Office of Internal Audit Investigations Index and Records into one Department of Homeland Security-wide system of records notice titled Internal Affairs. This system will allow the Department of Homeland Security to collect and maintain records on applicants, past and present employees, contractors, and contractor applicants relating to investigations conducted by Department of Homeland Security Headquarters or its components with the exception of investigations conducted by the Office of the Inspector General, which are covered by DHS/OIG-002 Investigations Data Management System. Categories of individuals, categories of records, and the routine uses of these legacy system of records notices have been consolidated and updated to better reflect the Department's internal affairs record systems. Additionally, DHS is issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) concurrent with this SORN elsewhere in the Federal Register. The exemptions for the legacy system of records notices will continue to be applicable until the final rule for this SORN has been completed. This consolidated system will be included in the Department of Homeland Security's inventory of record systems.
National Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: E8-27040
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces the date, time, location, and agenda for the next meeting of the National Advisory Council (NAC). At the meeting, the subcommittees will be reporting back regarding their work since the August 13-14, 2008 meeting. This meeting will be open to the public.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E8-27039
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities, where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-27038
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-11-14
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.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-27037
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-14
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.
Indiana; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-27036
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Indiana (FEMA-1795-DR), dated September 23, 2008, and related determinations.
Kansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-27035
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-14
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 Kansas (FEMA-1808-DR), dated October 31, 2008, and related determinations.
Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-27034
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA-1798-DR), dated October 1, 2008, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 11 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-27033
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-1791-DR), dated September 13, 2008, and related determinations.
Virgin Islands; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-27032
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands (FEMA-1807-DR), dated October 29, 2008, and related determinations.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: E8-27007
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-11-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This action is a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPRM) to Coast Guard's April 15, 2008, notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) which proposed the revision of the list of permanent safety zones established for fireworks displays at various locations within the geographic boundary of the Fifth Coast Guard District (73 FR 20223). In the April 2008 NPRM, the Coast Guard proposed the addition of 22 new safety zones, and the modification 4 existing zones for fireworks display launch platforms and fallout areas. This supplemental proposal includes three additional safety zones and removes one previously proposed zone for a total of 24 new safety zones for fireworks displays. This action also proposes modification to one existing safety zone for a total of five modifications to preexisting zones established for fireworks displays. This action is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the hazards posed by fireworks displays. Entry into or movement within these proposed zones during the enforcement periods will be prohibited without approval of the appropriate Captain of the Port.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-361, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-27005
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-589, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Request for Comments
Document Number: E8-27003
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-590, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-27002
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-566, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-27000
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Electronic System for Travel Authorization: Mandatory Compliance Required for Travel Under the Visa Waiver Program
Document Number: E8-26997
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that, beginning January 12, 2009, all nonimmigrant aliens traveling to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) must obtain an approved travel authorization from the Department's Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). To comply with ESTA, VWP travelers must provide electronically to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) the information currently collected on the I-94W Nonimmigrant Alien Arrival/Departure (Form I-94W) through the CBP ESTA Web site and receive authorization to travel before embarking on travel to the United States.
Security Zones; Escorted Vessels, Mobile, AL, Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: E8-26900
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 500-yard moving security zone around any vessel being escorted by one or more Coast Guard or other Federal, State, or local law enforcement assets on the navigable waters of the Captain of the Port Zone, Mobile, Alabama. This action is necessary to ensure the safe transit and mooring of escorted vessels as well as the safety and security of personnel and port facilities. No vessel or person is allowed inside the security zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative. The Coast Guard seeks comments on this interim rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Prior Disclosure Regulations
Document Number: E8-26724
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-10
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: Prior Disclosure Regulations. 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 51833) on September 5, 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 Immediate Delivery Application
Document Number: E8-26723
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-10
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 Immediate Delivery Application. 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 form the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (73 FR 51833) on September 5, 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.
Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman; DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission
Document Number: E8-26722
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman, submits this extension for 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, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman is soliciting comments concerning an extension to an existing information collection, DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission, DHS Form 7001.
Illinois; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-26710
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-10
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-1800-DR), dated October 3, 2008, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-26709
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-11-10
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.
Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security Correspondence Records System of Records
Document Number: E8-26691
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-10
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security is giving notice that it proposes to consolidate two legacy record systems: Treasury/CS.056 Congressional and Public Correspondence File, October 18, 2001, FEMA/ADM-1 Office Files, September 7, 1990, into a new record system, titled Department of Homeland Security Correspondence Records. The Department of Homeland Security also proposes to partially consolidate Treasury/USSS.008 Public Affairs Record System, August 28, 2001, into this new record system. This system will allow the Department of Homeland Security to collect and maintain incoming information and responses to inquiries, comments, or complaints made to the Department. Categories of individuals, categories of records, and the routine uses of these system of records notices have been consolidated and updated to better reflect the Department's correspondence record systems. This consolidated system will be included in the Department of Homeland Security's inventory of record systems.
Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security Biographies and Awards System of Records
Document Number: E8-26689
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-10
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 and as part of the Department of Homeland Security's ongoing effort to review and update legacy system of record notices, the Department of Homeland Security proposes to consolidate four legacy record systems: Treasury/CS.032 Biographical Files (Headquarters), October 18, 2001, FEMA/EX-1 Biographies, September 7, 1990, FEMA/EX-2 President's and Director's Award Nominees, September 7, 1990, and DOT/CG 671 Biographical Statement, April 11, 2000, into one Department-wide system of records. The Department of Homeland Security also proposes to partially consolidate Treasury/USSS.008 Public Affairs Record System, August 28, 2001, into this new record system. This system will allow the Department of Homeland Security to collect and maintain the biographical information of Department of Homeland Security employees and other individuals, as well as Departmental award recipients who are not employed by the Department of Homeland Security. Departmental award recipients who are Department of Homeland Security employees are covered under OPM/GOVT-2 Performance File System Records. Categories of individuals, categories of records, and the routine uses of these legacy system of records notices have been consolidated and updated to better reflect the Department's biographies record systems. This consolidated system, titled Biographies and Awards, will be included in the Department's inventory of record systems.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, VA, Maintenance
Document Number: E8-26673
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Norfolk Southern 7 Railroad Bridge, at AIWW mile 5.8, across the Elizabeth River (Southern Branch) in Chesapeake, VA. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge may remain in the closed position on specific dates and times to facilitate structural repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation: Upper Mississippi River, Clinton, Iowa, Activity Identifier; Repair and Maintenance
Document Number: E8-26671
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-10
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 Clinton Railroad Drawbridge, across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 518.0, at Clinton, Iowa. The deviation is necessary to allow time for performing needed maintenance and repairs to the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to open on signal if at least 24 hours advance notice is given from 12:01 a.m., December 15, 2008 until 9 a.m., March 15, 2009.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Harlem River, New York, NY
Document Number: E8-26669
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-11-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Coast Guard
The Coast Guard is issuing a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking to revise our notice of proposed rulemaking (73 FR 45922) published on August 7, 2008. The notice of proposed rulemaking did not include a provision to allow ten of the eleven moveable bridges across the Harlem River to remain closed during the morning and afternoon commuter rush hours. It also did not specify the maximum time railroad bridges may delay bridge openings for the passage of rail traffic.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee
Document Number: E8-26668
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Secretary of Homeland Security is re-establishing the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC) under the authority of 6 U.S.C. Section 451, as a discretionary committee in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).
Technical Corrections Relating to the Rules of Origin for Goods Imported Under the NAFTA and for Textile and Apparel Products
Document Number: Z8-25734
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-26542
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), Mile 49.8, Near Houma, Lafourche Parish, LA
Document Number: E8-26525
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-11-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its notice of proposed rulemaking concerning the operation of the SR 316 Blue Bayou Pontoon Bridge across the GIWW, mile 49.8, near Houma, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The notice of proposed rulemaking proposed to allow the bridge to stay closed for school buses to pass when carrying children, but due to mechanical improvements of the bridge, the requester, Lafourche Parish Council, has withdrawn their request.
Safety Zone; Christmas Holiday Boat Parade Fireworks Event, Appomattox River, Hopewell, VA
Document Number: E8-26523
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 420-foot radius safety zone on the Appomattox River in the vicinity of Hopewell, VA in support of the Christmas Holiday Boat Parade Fireworks Event. This action will protect the maritime public on the Appomattox River from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: E8-26438
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) will meet in Washington, DC, to discuss various issues relating to the safety of navigation. The meeting will be open to the public.
Notice of Meeting of the Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection and Related Homeland Security Functions (COAC)
Document Number: E8-26521
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Related Homeland Security Functions (``COAC'') will meet on November 20, 2008 in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public.
Notice of Availability of Surface Transportation Grant Programs
Document Number: E8-26406
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
DHS is announcing that on or about November 5, it will issue guidance and accept applications for surface transportation security improvement grants for fiscal year (FY) 2009. Eligibility for the FY 2009 grants, as provided in the new guidance, may have changed from previous years. Applications for these grants must be submitted pursuant to the procedures outlined in the guidance to be made available on or about November 5, 2008.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-26306
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-11-05
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.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-26305
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-05
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.
Ohio; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-26303
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-05
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 Ohio (FEMA-1805-DR), dated October 24, 2008, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 10 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-26302
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-1791-DR), dated September 13, 2008, and related determinations.
Kentucky; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-26301
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Kentucky (FEMA-1802-DR), dated October 9, 2008, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-26300
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-1803-DR), dated October 9, 2008, and related determinations.
Indiana; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-26299
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Indiana (FEMA-1795-DR), dated September 23, 2008, and related determinations.
Florida; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-26298
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-05
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 Florida (FEMA-1806-DR), dated October 27, 2008, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-26297
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-1792-DR), dated September 13, 2008, and related determinations.
North Carolina; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-26296
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of North Carolina (FEMA-1801-DR), dated October 8, 2008, and related determinations.
Secure Handling of Ammonium Nitrate Program
Document Number: E8-26294
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-11-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register of October 29, 2008. That document contained an omission; specifically, it did not include ``DHS'' in the reference to the docket number.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-26293
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-05
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).
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E8-26291
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities, where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Safety Zone; Shoreacres Country Club Fireworks, Lake Bluff, IL
Document Number: E8-26222
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan in Lake Bluff Illinois. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Sector Lake Michigan during the November 8, 2008 Shoreacres Country Club Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks events.