Department of Homeland Security May 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Rail Transportation Security
Document Number: E9-11736
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This action contains minor technical corrections to the Rail Transportation Security final rule, which was published on November 26, 2008. That document incorrectly referenced certain paragraphs in various sections of 49 CFR part 1580 and included an incorrect telephone number for reporting significant security concerns to TSA. This document corrects the final regulations by revising these paragraph citations and providing the appropriate telephone number.
Safety Zone; Sea World Memorial Day Fireworks; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-11692
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone, upon the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Sea World Memorial Day Fireworks. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Biscayne Bay, Miami, FL
Document Number: E9-11691
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Venetian Causeway Bridge (East) across the Miami Beach Channel (Biscayne Bay), mile 0.0 at Miami, FL. The deviation is necessary to perform rehabilitation work on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to not open to vessel traffic from May 1 through June 20, 2009, except for emergency response vessels.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: E9-11690
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-20
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 SR 46 (St. Claude Avenue) bridge across the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, mile 0.5 (GIWW mile 6.2 East of Harvey Lock) in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for approximately 36 consecutive hours within two 42 hour windows of opportunity to conduct scheduled maintenance to the drawbridge.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Back Bay of Biloxi, Biloxi, MS
Document Number: E9-11689
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is canceling the temporary deviation concerning the operation of the I-110 bascule span bridge across the Back Bay of Biloxi, mile 3.0, in Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi. The deviation allowed the bridge to remain closed to navigation for two (2) two-hour periods daily to facilitate the movement of vehicular traffic.
Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington
Document Number: E9-11564
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In response to requests received, the Coast Guard announces a third public meeting, to be held on June 2, 2009, to receive comments on the notice of proposed rulemaking entitled ``Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington'' that was published in the Federal Register on February 12, 2009 (74 FR 7022).
Safety Zone; Vallejo Fourth of July Fireworks, Vallejo, CA
Document Number: E9-11561
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Vallejo Fourth of July Fireworks Display safety zone for the city of Vallejo, from 8 p.m. through 10 p.m. on July 4, 2009, in the Mare Island Straight in position 38[deg]5'46'' N, 122[deg]15'54'' W (NAD83). This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Sausalito, Sausalito, CA
Document Number: E9-11558
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Sausalito, safety zone from 9 a.m. through 9:30 p.m. on July 4, 2009, in position 37[deg]51'31'' N, 122[deg]28'28'' W. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Extension of Port Limits of Columbus, OH
Document Number: E9-11551
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
This notice of proposed rulemaking proposes to extend the geographical limits of the port of Columbus, Ohio, to include the Rickenbacker Intermodal Terminal and additional territory that likely will be needed for supporting infrastructure so that it will be within the newly defined port limits. The proposed change would make the boundaries more easily identifiable to the public. The proposed change is part of CBP's continuing program to more efficiently utilize its personnel, facilities, and resources, and to provide better service to carriers, importers, and the general public.
Extension of Port Limits of St. Louis, MO
Document Number: E9-11538
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
This document amends the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations pertaining to Customs and Border Protection's (CBP's) field organization by extending the geographical limits of the port of St. Louis, Missouri to include the entire expanded Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The change is part of CBP's continuing program to more efficiently utilize its personnel, facilities, and resources, and to provide better service to carriers, importers, and the general public.
Delaware River and Bay Oil Spill Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-11528
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Delaware River and Bay Oil Spill Advisory Committee (DRBOSAC) will meet in Philadelphia, PA to discuss various issues to improve oil spill prevention and response strategies for the Delaware River and Bay. This meeting will be open to the public.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E9-11516
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
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: E9-11514
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1% 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.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-11513
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
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).
Florida; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-11512
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
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-1831-DR), dated April 21, 2009, and related determinations.
Alabama; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-11511
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Alabama (FEMA-1835-DR), dated April 28, 2009, and related determinations.
Georgia; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-11510
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA-1833-DR), dated April 23, 2009, and related determinations.
Georgia; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-11509
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA-1833-DR), dated April 23, 2009, and related determinations.
Minnesota; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-11508
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Minnesota (FEMA-1830-DR), dated April 9, 2009, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-11507
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
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-1831-DR), dated April 21, 2009, and related determinations.
Alabama; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-11505
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Alabama (FEMA-1835-DR), dated April 28, 2009, and related determinations.
Georgia; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-11504
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA-1833-DR), dated April 23, 2009, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-11502
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
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-1831-DR), dated April 21, 2009, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-11501
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
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-1834-DR), dated April 27, 2009, and related determinations.
Alabama; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-11500
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
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 Alabama (FEMA-1835-DR), dated April 28, 2009, and related determinations.
Criteria for Preparation and Evaluation of Radiological Emergency Response Plans and Preparedness in Support of Nuclear Power Plants; NUREG-0654/FEMA-REP-1/Rev. 1 Supplement 4 and FEMA Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program Manual
Document Number: E9-10951
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is accepting comments on two documents: the proposed Supplement 4 (Supplement 4) to ``Criteria for Preparation and Evaluation of Radiological Emergency Response Plans and Preparedness in Support of Nuclear Power Plants,'' NUREG-0654/FEMA-REP-1/Rev. 1 (NUREG-0654), and the proposed Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program Manual (the REPP Manual). NUREG-0654 is a joint document issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and FEMA that contains the Evaluation Criteria against which FEMA and the NRC measure the emergency preparedness plans of Nuclear Power Plant owners and operators and the State, local, and Tribal jurisdictions in which they sit. The REPP Manual provides additional implementation guidance for State, local, and Tribal jurisdictions.
Safety Zone: Ocean City Air Show, Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: E9-11326
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Ocean City, MD to support the Ocean City Air Show. This action will restrict vessel traffic on the Atlantic Ocean to protect mariners from the hazards associated with air show events.
Safety Zone; Underwater Object, Massachusetts Bay, MA
Document Number: E9-11325
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the duration of a temporary safety zone surrounding the location of the sunken fishing vessel PATRIOT located approximately 17 miles northeast of Scituate, Massachusetts in Massachusetts Bay. This action is necessary to ensure that vessels are not endangered by conducting dredging, diving, anchoring, fishing or other activities in this area. This temporary rulemaking is needed to protect the environment, the commercial fishing industry, and the general public from potential hazards associated with the underwater object and from the hazards associated with planned salvage of the vessel.
Safety Zone; Big Bay Fourth of July Fireworks; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-11306
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the San Diego Bay in support of the Big Bay July Fourth Show to benefit the San Diego Armed Services YMCA. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Mission Bay Yacht Club Fourth of July Fireworks; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-11305
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Mission Bay Yacht Club Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within the temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Ocean Beach Fourth of July Fireworks; Pacific Ocean, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-11304
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Pacific Ocean in support of the Fireworks Radio Network Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Regulated Navigation Area; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: E9-11303
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes for a rule to prohibit all floating vessels from being within an area in the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal from Mile Marker 22 (west of Chef Menteur Pass) on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, west through the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and Inner Harbor Navigation Canal out to Lake Ponchartrain and the Mississippi River in New Orleans, LA. This regulated navigation area would also apply to part of the Harvey Canal, between Lapalco Boulevard Bridge and the intersection of the Harvey Canal and the Algiers Alternate Route of the Intracoastal Waterway. This action is necessary to protect the high-risk areas in the flood protection for New Orleans. The proposed rule will protect the floodwalls in the designated areas of the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal and the Harvey Canal from damage caused by drifting vessels by excluding vessels from the area under certain weather conditions.
Safety Zone; Sea World Fireworks Season Kickoff; Mission Bay, San Diego, California
Document Number: E9-11225
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Sea World Fireworks Season Kickoff. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Marine Events Regattas; Annual Marine Events in the Eighth Coast Guard District
Document Number: E9-11224
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is updating the list of marine events and regattas that take place in the Eighth Coast Guard District and changing patrol requirements for these events. This update informs the public of regularly scheduled regattas and marine events and facilitates effective control over regattas and marine events to insure safety of life in each regatta or marine event area.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Customs Modernization Act Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: E9-11188
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-14
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: Customs Modernization Act Recordkeeping Requirements. 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 (74 FR 5670) on January 30, 2009, 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: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders
Document Number: E9-11191
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-13
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: Country of Origin Marking Requirement for Containers or Holders. 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 form the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (74 FR 5847-5848) on February 2, 2009, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Bonded Warehouse Proprietor's Submission
Document Number: E9-11187
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-13
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: Bonded Warehouse Proprietor's Submission. 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 form the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (74 FR 5669) on January 30, 2009, 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: Form N-4, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-11082
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.s Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-777, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-11080
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Temporary Change of Dates for Recurring Marine Events in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: E9-11056
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement period of special local regulations for recurring marine events in the Fifth Coast Guard District. These regulations apply to only five recurring marine events that conduct on-water activities such as power boat races, swimming competitions, and harbor celebrations. Special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the events. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Chester River, MD; Rappahannock River, VA; Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, VA; North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD; and Pasquotank, River, Elizabeth, NC during each event.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
Document Number: E9-11055
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC). NBSAC advises the Coast Guard on matters related to recreational boating safety.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-10988
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On September 9, 2008, FEMA published in the Federal Register a proposed rule that contained an erroneous table. This notice provides corrections to that table, to be used in lieu of the information published at 73 FR 52234. The table provided here represents the flooding source, location of referenced elevation, effective and modified elevation, and communities affected for Plymouth County,
Special Local Regulation for Marine Event; Temporary Change of Dates for Recurring Marine Event in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: E9-10973
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the enforcement period of special local regulations for a recurring marine event in the Fifth Coast Guard District. These regulations apply to only one recurring marine event that conducts ``workboat races''. Special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the York River, VA, during the event.
Security Zones; Escorted Vessels, Mobile, AL, Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: E9-10969
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is making permanent an interim rule establishing a security zone around any vessel being escorted by one or more Coast Guard assets, or other Federal, State, or local law enforcement assets, within the Captain of the Port Zone Mobile, AL. 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 Mobile, AL or a designated representative.
Craft Routinely Operated Dockside
Document Number: E9-10971
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard gives notice that, in accord with a recent Supreme Court decision, it will no longer inspect permanently moored craft or issue Certificates of Inspection to such craft unless a craft demonstrates that it is a vessel, capable of being used as a means of transportation on water. This notice discusses the implications of the Supreme Court decision and responds to comments received in response to a 2004 notice that proposed a policy for permanently moored vessels.
Department of Homeland Security Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
Document Number: E9-10269
Type: Unknown
Date: 2009-05-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
This regulatory agenda is a semiannual summary of all current and projected rulemakings, reviews of existing regulations, and completed actions of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its component agencies and divisions. This agenda provides the public with information about DHS' regulatory activity. DHS expects that this information will enable the public to be more aware of and effectively participate in the Department's regulatory activity. The public also is invited to submit comments on any aspect of this agenda.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning USB Flash Devices
Document Number: E9-10813
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain USB flash devices (``UFDs'') which may be offered to the United States Government under an undesignated government procurement contract. Based upon the facts presented, in the final determination CBP concluded that either Israel or the United States is the country of origin of the UFDs for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier East, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E9-10756
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier East Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor from 9 p.m. until 9:40 p.m. on May 22, 2009. This action is necessary to protect vessels and people from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. All vessels must obtain permission from the Captain of the Port or his on-scene representative to enter, move within or exit the safety zone.
Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington
Document Number: E9-10755
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the reopening of the comment period to receive comments on the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington'' that was published in the Federal Register on February 12, 2009. As stated in the NPRM, the Coast Guard proposes to establish Regulated Navigation Areas (RNA) covering specific bars along the coasts of Oregon and Washington that will include procedures for restricting and/or closing those bars as well as additional safety requirements for recreational and small commercial vessels operating in the RNAs. The RNAs are necessary to help ensure the safety of the persons and vessels operating in those hazardous bar areas. The RNAs will do so by establishing clear procedures for restricting and/or closing the bars and mandating additional safety requirements for recreational and small commercial vessels operating in the RNAs when certain conditions exist.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Patuxent River, Patuxent River, MD
Document Number: E9-10751
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for ``U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River Air Expo 2009'', an aerial demonstration to be held over the waters of the Patuxent River adjacent to Patuxent River, Maryland. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Patuxent River during the aerial demonstration.