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Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Allowance in Duties
Document Number: E9-27652
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-18
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: Application for Allowance in Duties. This is a proposed extension and revision 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 45872) on September 4, 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.
Implementation of the 1995 Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978
Document Number: E9-27639
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-11-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces a series of public meetings to receive comments on a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Implementation of the 1995 Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978'' that published in the Federal Register on November 17, 2009. As stated in that document, the proposed amendments seek to more fully incorporate the requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW Convention), as well as the Seafarer's Training, Certification and Watchkeeping Code (STCW Code) in the requirements for the credentialing of United States merchant mariners.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Three Mile Slough, Rio Vista, CA
Document Number: E9-27638
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-18
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 California Route 160 Drawbridge across Three Mile Slough, mile 0.1, near Rio Vista, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow Caltrans to conduct drawbridge maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the maintenance period.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel TERREL TIDE
Document Number: E9-27637
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel TERREL TIDE as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel GRANT CANDIES
Document Number: E9-27636
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel GRANT CANDIES as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Delaware River, Between Tacony, PA and Palmyra, NJ
Document Number: E9-27635
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander Fifth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge (Route 73), across the Delaware River, mile 107.2 between the townships of Tacony, PA and Palmyra, NJ. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the resurfacing of the bridge roadway. This deviation reduces the vertical clearance of the bridge in the closed position by three feet and restricts operation of the draw span.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-27634
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces a teleconference meeting of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) to discuss items listed in the agenda as well as other items that NOSAC may consider. This meeting will be open to the public.
Aircraft Repair Station Security
Document Number: E9-27624
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-11-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
TSA is proposing to issue regulations to improve the security of domestic and foreign aircraft repair stations as required by the Vision 100-Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act. The proposed regulations establish requirements for repair stations that are certificated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under 14 CFR part 145 to adopt and implement a standard security program and to comply with security directives issued by TSA. This rule proposes to codify the scope of TSA's existing inspection program and to require regulated parties to allow TSA and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials to enter, inspect, and test property, facilities, and records relevant to repair stations. The proposed regulations also provide procedures for TSA to notify repair stations of any deficiencies in their security programs, and to determine whether a particular repair station presents an immediate risk to security. The proposal includes a process whereby a repair station may seek review of
Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2010
Document Number: E9-27598
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice to customs brokers that the annual fee of $138 that is assessed for each permit held by a broker, whether it may be an individual, partnership, association, or corporation, is due by January 25, 2010. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces this date of payment for 2010 in accordance with the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW; FEMA Preparedness Grants; Driver's License Security Grant Program (DLSGP)
Document Number: E9-27560
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning information collection activities required to administer the Driver's License Security Grant Program (DLSGP).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)
Document Number: E9-27559
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the collection of information to administer the Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)
Document Number: E9-27558
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the information collection activities required to administer the Port Security Grant Program.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Interoperable Emergency Communications Grant Program (IECGP)
Document Number: E9-27557
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning information collection activities required to administer the Interoperable Emergency Communications Grant Program (IECGP).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW, FEMA Preparedness Grants: Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)
Document Number: E9-27555
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the information collection activities for the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-0025; FEMA Grants Administration/ND Grants System
Document Number: E9-27554
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 collection of financial and administrative information required to evaluate an application for one or more of the grants that the Federal Emergency Management Agency administers.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW; FEMA Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG)
Document Number: E9-27553
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the information collection activities required to administer the FEMA Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW; FEMA's Grants Reporting Tool (GRT)
Document Number: E9-27552
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the collection of information necessary for the Grants Reporting Tool (GRT).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Buffer Zone Protection Program (BZPP)
Document Number: E9-27550
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the information collection process for the Buffer Zone Protection Program grant.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)
Document Number: E9-27548
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the information collection activities required to administer the FEMA Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Operation Stonegarden (OPSG)
Document Number: E9-27546
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the information collection activities required to administer the Operation Stonegarden (OPSG) Grant Program.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; OMB No. 1660-NEW; Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program (RCPGP)
Document Number: E9-27544
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program (RCPGP).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Grant Program
Document Number: E9-27543
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning information collection activities required to administer the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Grant Program.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-0017; Public Assistance Program
Document Number: E9-27542
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
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 information collected by FEMA to make determinations for Public Assistance payments.
Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington
Document Number: E9-27516
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing Regulated Navigation Areas (RNA) covering specific bars along the coasts of Oregon and Washington. 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.
Implementation of the 1995 Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978
Document Number: E9-26821
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-11-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its regulations to fully incorporate the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW Convention), as well as the Seafarer's Training, Certification and Watchkeeping Code (STCW Code) in the requirements for the credentialing of United States merchant mariners as found in 46 CFR Parts 10, 11, 12, and 15. The changes proposed incorporate lessons learned from implementation of the STCW Convention and STCW Code through the interim rule and attempt to clarify those regulations that have generated confusion in the past.
DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-27407
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-16
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will meet on December 3, 2009, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public.
Criminal and Civil Penalties Under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act
Document Number: E9-27358
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is adopting as final, without substantive change, a proposed rule that increases the maximum civil monetary penalty under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act from $5,000 to $5,500. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 mandates this increase.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Snohomish River, Steamboat Slough, and Ebey Slough; Everett and Marysville, WA
Document Number: E9-27355
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-11-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the drawbridge operation regulation for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad drawbridge across Ebey Slough, mile 1.5, in Marysville, Washington so that two- hour notice would be required to open the bridge from 3:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. every day. The bridge will be opened on signal at all other times. The modification is necessary to allow Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad to reduce staffing of the bridge during periods requiring infrequent openings. The Coast Guard is also proposing additional minor changes to the drawbridge operation regulations covering the Snohomish River system to delete obsolete requirements.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Port of Coos Bay Railroad Bridge, Coos Bay, North Bend, OR
Document Number: E9-27354
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-11-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the drawbridge operation regulation for the Port of Coos Bay Railroad Bridge, Coos Bay, mile 9.0, at North Bend, Oregon by deleting the requirement for special sound signals used in foggy weather and to change the name of the owner. This rule is necessary to make the sound signals used at the bridge consistent with other bridges in the area and to eliminate the unnecessary special sound signals.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Toner Cartridges and Image Drums
Document Number: E9-27350
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that the Bureau of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain toner cartridges and image drums to 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 Japan is the country of origin of the subject toner cartridges and the United States is the country of origin of the subject image drums for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Air Cargo Security Requirements
Document Number: E9-27349
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), OMB control number 1652-0040, abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collections of information that make up this ICR involve five broad categories affecting airports, passenger aircraft operators, foreign air carriers, indirect air carriers operating under a security program, and all-cargo carriers: security programs, security threat assessments (STA), known shipper data via the Known Shipper Management System (KSMS), cargo screening reporting, and evidence of compliance recordkeeping. TSA seeks continued OMB approval in order to secure passenger aircraft carrying cargo as authorized in the Aviation and Transportation Security Act, and to meet the screening requirements for cargo transported on passenger aircraft within the deadlines established in the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Certified Cargo Screening Program
Document Number: E9-27348
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), OMB control number 1652-0053, abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collections include: (1) Applications from entities that wish to become Certified Cargo Screening Facilities (CCSF) or operate as a TSA- approved validation firm; (2) personal information to allow TSA to conduct security threat assessments on key individuals employed by the CCSFs and validation firms; (3) implementation of a standard security program or submission of a proposed modified security program; (4) information on the amount of cargo screened; (5) recordkeeping requirements for CCSFs and validation firms; and (6) submission of validation reports to TSA. TSA is seeking the renewal of the ICR for the continuation of the program in order to secure passenger aircraft carrying cargo by the deadlines set out in the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007.
Prohibition on Federal Protective Service Guard Services Contracts With Business Concerns Owned, Controlled, or Operated by an Individual Convicted of a Felony [HSAR Case 2009-001]
Document Number: E9-27330
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is issuing a final rule to amend the Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR) to establish guidelines under which DHS will prohibit awards of Federal Protective Service (FPS) contract for guard services to a business concern that is owned, controlled, or operated by an individual who has been convicted of a serious felony. The rule implements the provisions of the Federal Protective Service Guard Contracting Reform Act of 2008.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Displays, Potomac River, National Harbor, MD
Document Number: E9-27220
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone upon specified waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during fireworks displays launched from discharge sites located at National Harbor, in Prince Georges County, Maryland. This safety zone is intended to protect the maritime public in a portion of the Potomac River.
Safety Zone and Regulated Navigation Area, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: E9-27219
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone and regulated navigation area on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal near Romeoville, IL. This temporary final rule places navigational and operational restrictions on all vessels transiting the navigable waters located adjacent to and over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (USACE) electrical dispersal fish barrier system.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-134; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-27136
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Victoria Barge Canal, Bloomington, TX
Document Number: E9-27134
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-12
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 Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) Vertical Lift Span Bridge across the Victoria Barge Canal, mile 29.4 at Bloomington, Victoria County, Texas. The deviation is necessary to allow for one phase of an on-going maintenance project to replace the lift span motors and brakes. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for 12 consecutive hours on November 23 and 24, 2009, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Victoria Barge Canal, Bloomington, TX
Document Number: E9-27133
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-12
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 Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) Vertical Lift Span Bridge across the Victoria Barge Canal, mile 29.4 at Bloomington, Victoria County, Texas. The deviation is necessary to allow for replacement of the lift span motors. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for 12 consecutive hours on November 17 and 18, 2009, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-27132
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Witt Penn Bridge at mile 3.1, across the Hackensack River, at Jersey City, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation a two-hour advance notice for bridge opening shall be required at the Witt Penn Bridge to facilitate bridge repairs.
Safety Zone; Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC); Seal Island, ME
Document Number: E9-27131
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document removes the interim rule published on September 8, 2009 (74 FR 46011), which announced a permanent safety zone around Seal Island, Maine from the shoreline out to the 60 foot depth curve. The September 8, 2009 interim rule is being removed because a comprehensive survey of Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC) in the area has not been completed therefore the Coast Guard is unable to determine if the risk posed warrants permanent establishment of the safety zone. Given the potential negative economic impact of the safety zone created by the Interim Rule and the limited reporting of MECs, this rule cancels the safety zone by removing it as a regulation.
Vessel Traffic Service Lower Mississippi River
Document Number: E9-26572
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-11-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) on the Lower Mississippi River and transfer certain vessel traffic management (VTM) provisions of the Mississippi River, LouisianaRegulated Navigation Area to the VTS. The proposed rule would implement current practices and operating procedures appropriate to an Automatic Identification System (AIS)-based VTS and facilitate vessel transits, enhance good order, promote safe navigation, and improve existing waterway operating measures. The rule also proposes minor conforming revisions to the existing VTM provisions and related regulations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers
Document Number: E9-27117
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-27114
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-11-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA is correcting a table for Black Hawk County, Iowa, and Incorporated Areas. Further, on July 8, 2009, FEMA published a proposed
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-27113
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-10
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).
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-27112
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-10
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).
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-27111
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-10
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.
Puerto Rico; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-27110
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA-3306-EM), dated October 24, 2009, and related determinations.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-27109
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-10
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).
Homeland Security Advisory Council
Document Number: E9-27098
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will meet via teleconference for the purpose of reviewing the findings and recommendations of the HSAC's Sustainability and Efficiency Task Force (SETF).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form G-646; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-27001
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services