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Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-9 CNMI; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-31099
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Notice of Cancellation of Customs Broker Licenses
Document Number: E9-31077
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form G-1145; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-31056
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
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; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-31055
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-854, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-31054
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Extension of the Designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status
Document Number: E9-30831
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
This Notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has extended the designation of Sudan for temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months from its current expiration date of May 2, 2010, through November 2, 2011. This Notice also sets forth procedures necessary for nationals of Sudan (or aliens having no nationality who last habitually resided in Sudan) with TPS to re- register and to apply for an extension of their employment authorization documents (EADs) with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Re-registration is limited to persons who previously registered for TPS under the designation of Sudan and whose applications have been granted or remain pending. Certain nationals of Sudan (or aliens having no nationality who last habitually resided in Sudan) who have not previously applied for TPS may be eligible to apply under the late initial registration provisions.
Alaska; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-31018
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
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 Alaska (FEMA-1865-DR), dated December 18, 2009, and related determinations.
Nebraska; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-31016
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
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-1864-DR), dated December 16, 2009, and related determinations.
Request for Applicants for Appointment to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Airport and Seaport Inspections User Fee Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-31007
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Airport and Seaport Inspections User Fee Advisory Committee (or the Committee) to apply for appointment. The Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Commissioner of CBP on issues related to the performance of airport and seaport inspections involving agriculture, customs, and immigration concerns.
National Customs Automation Program Test Concerning Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Entry Summary, Accounts and Revenue (ESAR III) Capabilities Relating to the Filing and Processing of AD/CVD Entries and Case Management
Document Number: E9-31006
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces Custom and Border Protection's (CBP's) plan to conduct a National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test concerning new Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Entry Summary, Accounts and Revenue (ESAR III) capabilities. These new capabilities include functionalities specific to the filing and processing of anti- dumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) entries and case management. This notice announces the test's commencement, describes the eligibility, procedural and documentation requirements for voluntary participation in the test, outlines CBP's development and evaluation methodology, and invites public comment concerning any aspect of the test.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-30941
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1861-DR), dated December 3, 2009, and related determinations.
Special Local Regulation; Ironman 70.3 California; Oceanside Harbor, Oceanside, CA
Document Number: E9-30936
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes temporary Special Local Regulation within the navigable waters of Oceanside Harbor for the Ironman 70.3 California. This temporary Special Local Regulation is necessary to provide safety for the swimmers, crew, spectators, vessels and other users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this Special Local Regulation unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Regulated Navigation Areas; Port of Portland Terminal 4, Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: E9-30935
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes the establishment of two Regulated Navigation Areas (RNA) at the Port of Portland Terminal 4 on the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. The RNAs are necessary to preserve the integrity of engineered sediment caps placed within Slip 3 and Wheeler Bay at the Portland Harbor Superfund Site as part of a removal action at that site. The RNAs will do so by prohibiting activities that could disturb or damage the engineered sediment caps in that area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Inner Harbor Navigational Canal, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: E9-30931
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-30
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 Danziger lift span bridge across the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal, mile 3.1, at New Orleans, LA. The deviation is necessary to remove and install the roller guide assemblies on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed at two different points of time during the bridge repairs project.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Knights Landing, CA
Document Number: E9-30918
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Knights Landing Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 90.1, at Knights Landing, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner, California Department of Transportation, to paint portions of the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge owner to operate the double leaf bascule bridge in single leaf mode during the deviation period.
Accreditation of R. Markey & Sons, Inc., as a Commercial Laboratory
Document Number: E9-30910
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12, R. Markey & Sons, Inc., 5 Hanover Square, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10004, has been accredited to analyze sugar, sugar syrups and confectionery products under Chapter 17 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12. Specifically, R. Markey & Sons has been granted accreditation to perform the following test methods only: (1) Polarization of Raw Sugar, ICUMSA GS 1/2/3-1; (2) The Determination of the Polarization of Raw Sugar Without Wet Lead Clarification, ICUMSA GS 1/2/3-2; (3) Sugar Moisture by Loss of Drying, ICUMSA GS 2/1/3-15; (4) Polarization of White Sugar, ICUMSA GS 2/3-1. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific test this entity is accredited 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/operationssupport/labsscientifi c svcs/commercialgaugers/.
Approval of Amspec Services LLC, as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E9-30909
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Amspec Services LLC, 834 Post Oak, Sulphur, LA 70663, has been approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific gauger service this entity is 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/.
Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E9-30906
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Inspectorate America Corporation, 1331 N. Ave. I, Suite E, Freeport, TX 77541, has been approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific gauger service this entity is 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/operationssupport/labsscientificsvcs/commercialgaugers /.
Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E9-30904
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Inspectorate America Corporation, 178 Mortland Road, Searsport, ME 04974, has been approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific gauger service this entity is 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/operationssupport/labsscientificsvcs/commercialgaugers /.
Accreditation and Approval of Pan Pacific Surveyors, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E9-30903
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
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, Pan Pacific Surveyors, Inc., 444 Quay Ave., Suite 7, Wilmington, CA 90744, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products 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/operationssupport/labsscientifi c svcs/commercialgaugers/.
Accreditation and Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E9-30901
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
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, Inspectorate America Corporation, 33 Rigby Road, South Portland, ME 04106, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products 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/.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E9-30899
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, SGS North America, Inc., 1084 West Lathrop Ave., Savannah, GA 31402, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products 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 website listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories.
Remote Location Filing
Document Number: E9-30736
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Treasury
This document adopts as a final rule, with changes, the proposed amendments to title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR) regarding Remote Location Filing (RLF). RLF is a planned component of the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP), authorized by section 414 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as added by section 631 within the Customs Modernization provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act. RLF allows a participating NCAP filer to electronically file with CBP those consumption entries and related information that CBP can process in a completely electronic data interchange system from a location other than where the goods will arrive in the United States.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel MICHAEL G MCCALL
Document Number: E9-30934
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel MICHAEL G MCCALL as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel CHERAMIE BOTRUC NO. 41
Document Number: E9-30933
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel CHERAMIE BOTRUC NO. 41 as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel INFANT JESUS OF PRAGUE
Document Number: E9-30932
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel INFANT JESUS OF PRAGUE as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Crew Boat SYBIL GRAHAM
Document Number: E9-30930
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel SYBIL GRAHAM as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
30-Day Notice and Request for Comments
Document Number: E9-30777
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Secret Service
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has submitted the following information collection requests (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995: 1620-0002. This information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on October 23, 2009 at 74 FR 54839, allowing for OMB review and a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-0002; Disaster Assistance Registration
Document Number: E9-30770
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
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 proposed revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the Disaster Assistance Registration process.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 1660-0081; National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Mapping Needs Update Support System (MNUSS) Data Worksheet
Document Number: E9-30762
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget 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 the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-290B; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-30749
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N-445, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-30748
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
``Imported Directly'' Requirement Under the United States Bahrain Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: E9-30737
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Treasury
This document adopts as a final rule, without change, interim amendments to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations in title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR) which were published in the Federal Register on May 22, 2009, as CBP Dec. 09-17 to change certain provisions relating to the requirement under the United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement (BFTA) that a good must be ``imported directly'' from one BFTA Party to the other Party to qualify for preferential tariff treatment. The change involved removing the condition that a good passing through the territory of an intermediate country while en route from a Party to the other Party must remain under the control of the customs authority of the intermediate country. This change more closely conformed these regulatory provisions to the BFTA and the BFTA implementing statute.
Class 9 Bonded Warehouse Procedures
Document Number: E9-30735
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Treasury
This document adopts as a final rule, with modifications set forth in this document, amendments proposed to title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations with respect to the requirements applicable to the operation of Class 9 bonded warehouses, which are also known as ``duty- free sales enterprises'' or ``duty-free stores.'' The amendments in this document will extend the blanket withdrawal procedure for duty- free merchandise under certain circumstances and expand and create a uniform time period for Class 9 proprietors to file an entry, provide written confirmation of certain shortages, overages, and damages, and to pay duties, taxes, and interest on overages and shortages. The amendments in this document will also permit Class 9 warehouses to utilize existing technological systems more effectively. In addition, this document sets forth technical amendments to the applicable regulations to extend the time period for which merchandise may remain in a bonded warehouse under certain circumstances. The amendments will facilitate the efficient operation of Class 9 warehouses and also ensure adequate records are maintained for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') trade enforcement purposes.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E9-30731
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-29
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.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-30730
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1861-DR), dated December 3, 2009, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-30729
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
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 Louisiana (FEMA-1863-DR), dated December 10, 2009, and related determinations.
Virginia; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-30728
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of Virginia (FEMA-1862-DR), dated December 9, 2009, and related determinations.
Aircraft Repair Station Security
Document Number: E9-30721
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is extending the comment period on the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) regarding the Aircraft Repair Station Security Program published on November 18, 2009. TSA has decided to grant, in part, two requests for an extension of the comment period and will extend the comment period for thirty (30) days. The comment period will now end on February 19, 2010, instead of January 19, 2010.
Safety Zone; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Oak Island, NC
Document Number: E9-30718
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway at Oak Island, North Carolina. All vessels are prohibited from transiting the zone near the second crossing to Oak Island, North Carolina except as specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during the installation of bridge girders at the new high-level fixed highway bridge at the second crossing to Oak Island, North Carolina.
Science and Technology Directorate; Submission for Review; Information Collection Request for the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate First Responders Community of Practice
Document Number: E9-30640
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public to comment on a new data collection form for the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) First Responders Community of Practice (FRCoP): User Registration Page (DHS Form 10059 (9/09)). The FRCoP web- based tool will be collecting profile information from first responders and select authorized non-first responder users to facilitate networking and formation of online communities. All users will be required to authenticate prior to entering the site. In addition, the tool will provide members the capability to create wikis, discussion threads, blogs, and documents allowing them to enter and upload content in accordance with the site's Rules of Behavior. Members will also be able to participate in threaded discussions and comment on other member's content. The S&T FRCoP program is responsible for providing a collaborative environment for the first responder community to share information, best practices, and lessons learned. Section 313 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-296) established this requirement. 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).
Minimum Standards for Driver's Licenses and Identification Cards Acceptable by Federal Agencies for Official Purposes
Document Number: E9-30638
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to the Department of Homeland Security's REAL ID regulations, States must be in material compliance with the REAL ID ACT of 2005, 49 U.S.C. 30301 note, by January 1, 2010. This final rule stays that date. Any new material compliance dates will be announced in a future Federal Register document.
Enforcement Actions Summary
Document Number: E9-30623
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is providing notice that it has issued an annual summary of all enforcement actions taken by TSA under the authority granted in the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007.
Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements; Correction
Document Number: E9-30570
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
This document contains correcting amendments to the interim final rule entitled ``Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements'' published in the Federal Register on November 25, 2008. The interim final rule, which requires the submission of an Importer Security Filing (ISF) for cargo arriving in the United States by vessel and a bond to secure compliance with the ISF requirement, inadvertently omitted the liability amounts for breach of the importer security filing bond and neglected to make provision for using the importer security filing bond to secure a single ISF transaction. This document clarifies the bond terms applicable to the importer security filing bond as set forth in an Appendix to the Customs and Border Protection bond regulations by adding the liability amounts for a breach of the bond and by adding a paragraph to cover a single transaction.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-129F; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-30537
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act-2009 Implementation
Document Number: E9-30493
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is adjusting fines and other civil monetary penalties to reflect the impact of inflation. These adjustments are made in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996.
Quarterly Listings; Safety Zones, Security Zones, Special Local Regulations, and Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Correction
Document Number: E9-30492
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard published a notice in the Federal Register on November 27, 2009 (74 FR 62239), providing required notice of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard and temporarily effective between March 2005 and November 2008, that expired before they could be published in the Federal Register. That notice inadvertently listed incorrect documents numbers in its table. This document corrects the table by replacing the notice in its entirety.
Safety Zones: Fireworks Displays in the Captain of the Port, Portland Zone
Document Number: E9-30491
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing several safety zones in the Captain of the Port Portland, Oregon zone for annual fireworks displays that take place around the 4th of July each year. The safety zones are necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during the events and will do so by prohibiting all persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Portland, Oregon or his/her designated representatives.
Notification of Arrival in U.S. Ports; Certain Dangerous Cargoes
Document Number: E9-30347
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On December 16, 2005, the Coast Guard published an interim rule that defined ``certain dangerous cargo residue'' (CDC residue). After reviewing comments on the interim rule, the Coast Guard proposes to change that definition to include certain bulk liquids and liquefied gases in residue quantities. Based on changes to the CDC residue definition, the Coast Guard also proposes to revise the definition of ``certain dangerous cargo.'' Additionally, the Coast Guard intends to adopt changes made to 33 CFR part 104 and 105 by the 2005 interim rule.
The National Infrastructure Advisory Council
Document Number: E9-30360
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at the National Press Club's Ballroom, 529 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20045.