Department of Homeland Security January 31, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Woldenburg Park, Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2013-02207
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port New Orleans, under the authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act, has established a temporary safety zone on the Mississippi River in the vicinity of Woldenburg Park, mile marker 94 to mile marker 96, extending out 300 feet from the East Bank of the Mississippi River during Super Bowl 2013 celebratory events. The Super Bowl is a large scale event that poses many public safety concerns due to the number of people that will attend. This safety zone has been established to protect the public from the hazards created by congested river traffic.
Accreditation and Approval of King Laboratories, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2013-02130
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulation, that King Laboratories, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for the next three years as of June 13, 2012.
Accreditation and Approval of Saybolt LP, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2013-02129
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Saybolt LP, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 12, 2012.
Approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2013-02126
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulation, that AmSpec Services, LLC, has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 7, 2012.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2013-02122
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec Services, LLC, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 20, 2012.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, NY
Document Number: 2013-02083
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulations that govern the Wantagh State Parkway Bridge, mile 16.1, across Goose Creek at Jones Beach, New York, and revising the regulations that govern the Captree State Parkway Bridge, mile 30.7, across the State Boat Channel at Captree Island, New York. The Wantagh State Parkway Bridge was replaced with a fixed bridge and the drawbridge operation regulations are no longer necessary. The method for contacting the bridge tender at the Captree State Parkway Bridge changed several years ago and this action will update the regulations to reflect the present contact protocol.
Changes to Standard Numbering System, Vessel Identification System, and Boating Accident Report Database
Document Number: 2013-02081
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On March 28, 2012, the Coast Guard amended its regulations related to numbering undocumented vessels and reporting boating accidents. The amendment affects three collections of information and adds to the recordkeeping and reporting requirements of vessel owners and agencies involved in issuing vessel registration and reporting boating accidents. This notice announces that the Office of Management and Budget approved changes to the collections of information with control numbers 1625-0003, 1625-0070, and 1625-0108, which will now be enforced.
Safety Zone-Chelsea River, Boston Inner Harbor, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2013-02080
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is soliciting public comment on the continued applicability of, or the need to amend an existing regulation; 33 CFR 165.120, Safety Zone: Chelsea River, Boston Inner Harbor, Boston, MA. This advance notice allows the Coast Guard to gather information from the public and waterway stakeholders that use the Chelsea River that may result in an amendment to, or the disestablishment of, the existing regulation. Any proposed amendments should reflect the recent changes to the Chelsea Street Bridge and the modification of the surrounding navigational channel. The comments and recommendations received from this advanced notice may lead to future rulemaking.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02072
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
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: 2013-02071
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
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).
Public Availability of DHS Fiscal Year 2012 Service Contract Inventory
Document Number: 2013-01674
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-117), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the FY 2012 Service Contract inventory. This inventory provides information on service contract actions over $25,000 that were made in FY 2012. The information is organized by function to show how contracted resources are distributed throughout the agency. The inventory has been developed in accordance with guidance issued on November 5, 2010 and December 19, 2011 available at https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/ procurement-service-contract-inventories by the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP). The guidance for preparing and analyzing FY 2012 inventories is unchanged from OFFP's November 5, 2010 and December 19, 2011 guidance for preparing the inventories. DHS has posted its FY 2012 inventory for public review at: https://www.dhs.gov/xopnbiz/regulations/editorial_0504.shtm under ``Acquisition Reports and Notices.''