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Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2012-30619
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-19
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, Intertek USA, Inc., 2632 Ruby Ave., Gonzales, LA 70737, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils 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://www.cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/trade/ basic_trade/labs_scientific_svcs/commercial_gaugers/gaulist.c tt/ gaulist.pdf.
Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2012-30616
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-19
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, Intertek USA, Inc., 101 20th Street South, Texas City, TX 77590, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils 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://www.cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/trade/basic_trade/labs_ scientific_svcs/commercial_gaugers/gaulist.ctt/gaulist.pdf.
Accreditation and Approval of NMC Global Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2012-30613
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-19
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, NMC Global Corporation, 326 23rd St., Kenner, LA 70062, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils 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://www.cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/trade/ basic_trade/labs_scientific_svcs/commercial_gaugers/gaulist.c tt/ gaulist.pdf.
Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2012-30611
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Intertek USA, Inc., 139 Castle Coakley, Suite 8, St. Croix, VI 00820, has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils 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://www.cbp.gov/ linkhandler/cgov/trade/basic_trade/labs_scientific_svcs/comme rcial_ gaugers/gaulist.ctt/gaulist.pdf.
President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2012-30558
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) will meet on Friday, January 11, 2013, via conference call. The meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone: Gilmerton Bridge Center Span Float-in, Elizabeth River; Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Chesapeake, VA-Correction
Document Number: 2012-30507
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On December 11, 2012, the Coast Guard published in the Federal Register an interim temporary final rule establishing a safety zone around the Gilmerton Bridge center span barge. Inadvertently, this rule included an error in the inclement weather date of the safety zone. This document corrects that error.
Standards To Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Sexual Abuse and Assault in Confinement Facilities
Document Number: 2012-29916
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-12-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to issue regulations setting standards to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and assault in DHS confinement facilities.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Advance Permission To Enter as Nonimmigrant, Form I-192; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2012-30474
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed extension of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Interagency Record of Request A, G, or NATO Dependent Employment Authorization or Change/Adjustment To/From A, G, or NATO Status, Form I-566; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2012-30412
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed extension of a currently approved collection of information or new collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Regulated Navigation Area; Youngs Bay PacifiCorp Sediment Cap; Youngs Bay, Columbia River, Astoria, OR
Document Number: 2012-30409
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-12-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes the establishment of a Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) at the Youngs Bay PacifiCorp property in Astoria, OR. This RNA is necessary to preserve the integrity of an engineered sediment cap as part of an Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) required remedial action. This proposed RNA will do so by prohibiting activities that could disturb or damage the engineered sediment cap.
Safety Zones; Columbia Grain and United Grain Corporation Facilities; Columbia and Willamette Rivers
Document Number: 2012-30405
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones around the Columbia Grain facility on the Willamette River in Portland, OR, and the United Grain Corporation facility on the Columbia River in Vancouver, WA. These safety zones extend to the waters of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, respectively, approximately between the navigable channel and the facility described. These safety zones are being established to ensure that protest activities relating to a labor dispute involving these facilities do not create hazardous navigation conditions for vessels in the navigable channel or vessels attempting to moor at the facilities.
Safety Zones; Grain-Shipment Assistance Vessels; Columbia and Willamette Rivers
Document Number: 2012-30404
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones around the following four vessels: the motor vessel Daniel Foss, IMO 7638454, the motor vessel Washington, IMO 8207733, the motor vessel George W, IMO 9153329, and the motor vessel Connor Foss, Official 1238813. These safety zones apply while these vessels are located on the waters of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, and only while they are engaged in transferring persons to or from grain-shipment vessels, and/or assisting grain-shipment vessel movements. These safety zones extend to waters 50 yards ahead of these vessels and 50 yards abeam and astern of these vessels. These safety zones are being established to ensure that protest activities relating to a labor dispute do not create hazardous navigation conditions for any vessel or other river user in the vicinity of the safety zones.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, CA
Document Number: 2012-30402
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating schedule governing the Freeport Drawbridge, mile 46.0, over the Sacramento River. The bridge owner proposed to change the ``on demand'' bridge opening hours and dates, due to a documented decrease in drawbridge openings compared to other nearby bridges. The change is to address the issue of misalignment between drawbridge staffing and actual drawbridge operation, resulting in unnecessary staffing of the drawbridge during periods of navigational inactivity.
Safety Zone for Recovery Operations for East Jefferson Street Train Derailment, Mantua Creek; Paulsboro, NJ
Document Number: 2012-30400
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone one mile north and one mile south of the East Jefferson Street Railroad Bridge, Mantua Creek, Paulsboro, New Jersey, due to a train derailment resulting in the release of hazardous materials into Mantua Creek and the surrounding air. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the Mantua Creek. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners from the hazards associated with an ongoing recovery operation to remove the derailed train cars and address hazardous material release.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2012-30374
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
New or modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2012-30262
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Employment Authorization, Form I-765; Form I-765 Work Sheet, Form I-765WS; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2012-30340
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub.L.104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), DHS is requesting public comment on a proposed revision to an approved information collection. On August 15, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), submitted an information collection request, utilizing emergency review procedures, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance. OMB approved the information collection request. This notice is to obtain public comment on the revision and extension of that approved collection.
Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Chemical-Terrorism Vulnerability Information (CVI)
Document Number: 2012-30316
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD) will submit the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35).
Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)
Document Number: 2012-30314
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD) will submit the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT)
Document Number: 2012-30313
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD), will submit the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub.L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Safety Zone; Grain-Shipment Vessels, Columbia and Willamette Rivers
Document Number: 2012-30298
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around all inbound and outbound grain-shipment vessels involved in commerce with the Columbia Grain facility on the Willamette River in Portland, OR, and the United Grain Corporation facility on the Columbia River in Vancouver, WA while they are located on the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. This safety zone extends to waters 500 yards ahead of the vessel and 200 yards abeam and astern of the vessel. This safety zone is being established to ensure that protest activities relating to a labor dispute do not create hazardous navigation conditions for any vessel or other river user in the vicinity of the safety zone.
Medical Waivers for Merchant Mariner Credential Applicants With Anti-Tachycardia Devices or Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
Document Number: 2012-30296
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-12-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On September 7, 2012, the Coast Guard published a notice of proposed policy change and request for comments regarding criteria for granting medical waivers to mariners who have anti-tachycardia devices or implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). The public comment period for the notice expired on October 9, 2012. In today's action, the Coast Guard is reopening the public comment period to provide additional time for interested parties to submit comments.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Elizabeth River, Eastern Branch, Norfolk, VA
Document Number: 2012-30286
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Norfolk Southern V2.8 Railroad Bridge across the Elizabeth River (Eastern Branch), mile 2.7, at Norfolk, VA. This deviation is necessary to facilitate replacing bearings on the Norfolk Southern V2.8 Railroad Bridge. This temporary deviation will allow the drawbridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position on specific dates and times.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2012-30279
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0089, National Recreational Boating Survey. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2012-30261
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2012-30260
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-17
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. Also, information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's Community Status Book (CSB). The CSB is available at http:// www.fema.gov/fema/csb.shtm.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Form I-821D, Revision of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2012-30229
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 35), on August 15, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), submitted an information collection request, utilizing emergency review procedures, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance. OMB approved the information collection request. DHS is now requesting OMB approval of a revision and extension of the approved information collection.
Implementation of Immigrant Visa DHS Domestic Processing Fee
Document Number: 2012-30226
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announces that as of February 1, 2013, USCIS will begin to collect a $165 Immigrant Visa DHS Domestic Processing Fee (USCIS Immigrant Fee) from individuals who have been issued immigrant visas by the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and are applying for admission to the United States. Prospective adoptive parents whose child(ren) is/are seeking admission to the United States under the Orphan or Hague Process will be exempt from the USCIS Immigrant Fee. The USCIS Immigrant Fee covers the cost of processing that is performed in the United States after immigrant visa holders receive their visa packages from DOS and are admitted to the United States. This notice provides instructions on how individuals who have been issued immigrant visas from DOS can pay the fee.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application To Adjust Status From Temporary to Permanent Resident, Form Number I-698; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2012-30217
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on October 4, 2012, at 77 FR 60708, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments in connection with the 60-day notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Petition for Alien Fiance(e), Form Number I-129F; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2012-30215
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on October 11, 2012, at 77 FR 61776, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments in connection with the 60-day notice.
Pennsylvania; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2012-30157
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (FEMA-3356-EM), dated October 29, 2012, and related determinations.
Maryland; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2012-30156
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Maryland (FEMA-4091-DR), dated November 20, 2012, and related determinations.
New York; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2012-30154
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of New York (FEMA-4085-DR), dated October 30, 2012, and related determinations.
Delaware; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2012-30151
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Delaware (FEMA-3357-EM), dated October 29, 2012, and related determinations.
Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2013
Document Number: 2012-30150
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. 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 February 15, 2013. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces this date of payment for 2013 in accordance with the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Citizen Corps Council Registration
Document Number: 2012-30141
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit 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 will describe 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.
Intent to Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program (NEDCTP) Handler Training Assessment Survey (Formerly Named: Graduate Training Feedback Form)
Document Number: 2012-29988
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0041, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves the electronic submission of numerical ratings and written comments about the quality of training instruction from students who graduate from the Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS)/Canine Training and Evaluation Section (CTES) Explosives Detection Canine Handlers Course, Passenger Screening Canine Handler Course and the Supervisor/ Trainer Seminars.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2012-29953
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-12-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On May 25, 2010 and October 6, 2011, FEMA published in the Federal Register a proposed rule that contained an erroneous table. This notice provides corrections to those tables, to be used in lieu of the information previously published. The table provided here represents the flooding sources, location of referenced elevations, effective and modified elevations, and communities affected for Iron County, Utah, and Incorporated Areas. Specifically, it addresses the following flooding sources: Coal Creek, Coal Creek Overflow, Coal Creek to Fiddlers Split, Cross Hollow, Greens Lake, North Airport Canal, Old Quichapa Creek Lower, Old Quichapa Creek Upper, Parowan Creek, Quichapa Channel, Quichapa West, Red Creek, Shurtz Creek, Shurtz Creek Shallow, Squaw Creek and Water Canyon.
Regulated Navigation Area; S99 Alford Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project, Mystic River, MA
Document Number: 2012-30005
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is reinstating a regulated navigation area (RNA) that was promulgated to protect the public against hazardous conditions created by repair work on the S99 Alford Street Bridge across the Mystic River between Boston and Chelsea, Massachusetts. The original RNA terminates on November 30, 2012 and must be reinstated because repair work is continuing beyond that date. This rule promotes the Coast Guard's maritime safety and stewardship missions.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bear Creek, Dundalk, MD
Document Number: 2012-30001
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-12-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning the proposed change to regulations governing the operation of the Baltimore County highway bridge at Wise Avenue across Bear Creek, mile 3.4, between Dundalk and Sparrows Point, MD. The proposed change would have altered the current four hour advance notice requirement for a bridge opening to a 48-hour advance notice for a bridge opening.
Notice of Cancellation of Customs Broker License
Document Number: 2012-29913
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-12
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 U.S. Customs and Border Protection regulations (19 CFR 111.51), the following Customs broker license and all associated permits is cancelled with prejudice:
Agency Information Collection Activities: Deferral of Duty on Large Yachts Imported for Sale
Document Number: 2012-29838
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Deferral of Duty on Large Yachts Imported for Sale. 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 or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (77 FR 60133) on October 2, 2012, 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: Declaration for Free Entry of Returned American Products
Document Number: 2012-29837
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Declaration for Free Entry of Returned American Products (CBP Form 3311). 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 or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (77 FR 58564) on September 21, 2012, 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.
Safety Zone: Gilmerton Bridge Center Span Float-in, Elizabeth River; Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Chesapeake, VA
Document Number: 2012-29828
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Chesapeake, VA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Gilmerton Bridge Center Span Float- in and bridge construction of span placement. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners from the hazards associated with the float-in and span placement.
Response to Comments Received for the “The Menlo Report: Ethical Principles Guiding Information and Communication Technology Research” (“The Menlo Report”) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology, Cyber Security Division (CSD), Protected Repository for the Defense of Infrastructure Against Cyber Threats (PREDICT) Project
Document Number: 2012-29818
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology (S&T) published a 60-day public notice in the Federal Register on December 28, 2011 (Federal Register Volume 76, Number 249, Docket No. DHS-2011-0074) to invite public comment on the Menlo Report. The intent of the notice was to further refine the content of the Menlo Report beyond the working group that had generated the report. This notice responds to the comments received during this 60-day public notice.
Technical Amendment to List of User Fee Airports: Addition of Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, Belgrade, MT
Document Number: 2012-29752
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations by revising the list of user fee airports to reflect the recent user fee airport designation for Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport in Belgrade, Montana. User fee airports are those airports which, while not qualifying for designation as international or landing rights airports, have been approved by the Commissioner of CBP to receive, for a fee, the services of CBP officers for the processing of aircraft entering the United States, and the passengers and cargo of those aircraft.
Special Local Regulation and Safety Zone; America's Cup Sailing Events, San Francisco, CA; Correction
Document Number: 2012-29751
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On July 17, 2012, the Coast Guard published in the Federal Register a temporary final rule establishing a special local regulation for sailing events scheduled to occur on the waters of San Francisco Bay adjacent to the City of San Francisco waterfront in the vicinity of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Inadvertently, this rule included errors in four navigational coordinates of the transit zone established for the 2013 America's Cup events. This document corrects those erroneous coordinates.
Adding International Energy Efficiency (IEE) Certificate to List of Certificates a Recognized Classification Society May Issue
Document Number: 2012-29749
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending its Vessel Inspection Alternatives regulations to add the International Energy Efficiency (IEE) Certificate to the list of certificates that a recognized classification society may issue on behalf of the Coast Guard. We are making this change because Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution by Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978, has been amended to address energy efficiency for ships, and these amendments call for the issuance of IEE Certificates starting January 1, 2013. This rule will enable recognized classification societies to apply to the Coast Guard to issue IEE Certificates to vessel owners and help to ensure that the demand for IEE Certificates is met.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2012-29700
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR Part 65). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2012-29699
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-12-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On May 25, 2010, 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 75 FR 29219. The table provided here represents the flooding sources, location of referenced elevations, effective and modified elevations, and communities affected for Scott County, Kentucky, and Incorporated Areas. Specifically, it addresses the following flooding sources: Dry Run, Dry Run Tributary 1 (backwater effects from Dry Run), Hall Branch (backwater effects from Eagle Creek), Lane Run, McCracken Creek (backwater effects from North Elkhorn Creek), Royal Springs Creek (backwater effects from North Elkhorn Creek), South Elkhorn Creek, Spoon Branch (backwater effects from Eagle Creek), and Town Branch (backwater effects from South Elkhorn Creek).