Department of Homeland Security February 11, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-03047
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
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.
New York; Amendment No. 8 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-03044
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
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.
Arkansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-03033
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
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 Arkansas (FEMA-4100-DR), dated January 29, 2013, and related determinations.
Ohio; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-03029
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Ohio (FEMA-4098-DR), dated January 3, 2013, and related determinations.
New Jersey; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2013-03027
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of New Jersey (FEMA-3354-EM), dated October 28, 2012, and related determinations.
New Jersey; Amendment No. 7 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-03023
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of New Jersey (FEMA-4086-DR), dated October 30, 2012, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request: Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program
Document Number: 2013-03007
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-03004
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
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.
Maryland; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-03002
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Holders or Containers Which Enter the United States Duty Free
Document Number: 2013-02982
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
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: Holders or Containers which enter the United States Duty Free. 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 information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (77 FR 69650) on November 20, 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2013-02962
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Cape Fear River Memorial Bridge, across the Cape Fear River, mile 26.8, at Wilmington, NC. The deviation is necessary to restrict the operation of the draw span to facilitate the bi-annual trunnion inspection.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Mile 535.0, Upper Mississippi River, Sabula, IA
Document Number: 2013-02961
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Sabula Railroad Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 535.0, at Sabula, Iowa. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner time to perform preventive maintenance that is essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge. Maintenance is scheduled in the winter when there is less impact on navigation; instead of scheduling work in the summer, when river traffic increases. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position while a bent shaft and damaged gear assembly are replaced.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Saugus River, Lynn and Revere, MA
Document Number: 2013-02958
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the General Edwards Bridge, mile 1.7, across the Saugus River between Lynn and Revere, Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to facilitate architectural rehabilitation of the bridge towers. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to allow scaffolding be attached to the bascule lift span to access work area.
Draft Guidance Regarding Voluntary Inspection of Vessels for Compliance With the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
Document Number: 2013-02956
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a draft Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) that sets forth the Coast Guard's policies and procedures regarding the inspection of U.S. vessels for voluntary compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (Convention), which enters into force on August 20, 2013. The NVIC will provide guidance to the maritime industry, Coast Guard marine inspectors, and other affected parties on how the Coast Guard intends to implement the new voluntary inspection program. This notice solicits public comment on the impacts that the policies and procedures contained in the NVIC would have on applicable vessels and other affected parties. This notice also solicits public comment on the collection of information associated with the new voluntary inspection program.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: 2013-02955
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its regulation requirements for Safety Zones; Annual Events requiring safety zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan zone. This proposed rule is intended to update the list of permanent safety zones regulations. Specifically, this rule proposes to remove one safety zone, amend the locations and/ or enforcement times for eight zones, and add three new zones. The safety zones established by this proposed rule are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays, boat races, air shows, and other events.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02946
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-11
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: 2013-02945
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-11
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).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry and Immediate Delivery Application and Simplified Entry
Document Number: 2013-02326
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
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 Entry and Immediate Delivery Application (Forms 3461 and 3461 ALT) and Simplified Entry. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13).