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

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Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2013-03259
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-13
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: 2013-03258
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-13
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 Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-03257
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-13
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-03256
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-13
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-03255
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-13
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.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Belle Chasse, LA
Document Number: 2013-03123
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the effective date of a published temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Louisiana State Route 23 (LA 23) vertical lift span bridge, also known as the Judge Perez Bridge, across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Algiers Alternate Route), mile 3.8, at Belle Chasse, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. The modification of the effective period is necessary to further minimize the effects on navigation caused by the temporary deviation. The deviation is necessary to complete scheduled repairs necessitated by a bridge allision. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for eight consecutive days starting February 23, 2013, in order to perform scheduled maintenance.
Special Local Regulation; Moss Point Rockin' the Riverfront Festival; Robertson Lake & O'Leary Lake; Moss Point, MS
Document Number: 2013-03122
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary special local regulation for a portion of Robertson Lake & O'Leary Lake, Moss Point, MS. This action is necessary for the safeguard of participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the Moss Point Rockin' the Riverfront Festival high speed boat races. Entry into, transiting or anchoring in this area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or not part of the regatta patrol, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile or a designated representative.
Anchorages; Captain of the Port Puget Sound Zone, WA
Document Number: 2013-03121
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule modifies the description of four general anchorages in Puget Sound and decreases the size of five general anchorage areas. These administrative changes clarify for the public the boundaries and requirements of anchorages. This ensures good order and predictability within the anchorages of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Puget Sound zone.
Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Indicator for Recommending a Cost Share Adjustment
Document Number: 2013-03078
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice that the statewide per capita indicator for recommending cost share adjustments for major disasters declared on or after January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, is $133.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2013-03077
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-12
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 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).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Expressions of Interest (EOI) To Perform a Chemical Defense Demonstration Project
Document Number: 2013-02886
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security, Office of Health Affairs Chemical Defense Program, will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) 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).
Southwest Louisiana Area Maritime Security Regional Sub-Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2013-02860
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice requests that individuals interested in serving on the Southwest Louisiana Area Maritime Security Regional Sub-Committee of the Sabine-Neches Area Maritime Security Committee, a committee under the jurisdiction of the Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC), Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur Texas, submit their applications for membership to the Captain of the Port (COTP), Port Arthur, TX.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02815
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a 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 Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Standards To Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Sexual Abuse and Assault in Confinement Facilities; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2013-02757
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
This action extends the comment period for an NPRM that DHS published on December 19, 2012. In that document, DHS proposed to issue regulations setting standards to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and assault in DHS confinement facilities. DHS is extending the comment period for one week due to projected outages at the Federal eRulemaking Portal, http://www.regulations.gov, and the Federal Document Management System. This extension is to ensure that all interested parties have an opportunity to present their views on the proposed rulemaking.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02461
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On November 29, 2011 and November 9, 2012, FEMA published in the Federal Register a proposed rule and a correction to the proposed rule that contained erroneous tables. This notice provides corrections to those tables, to be used in lieu of the information published at 76 FR 73537 and 76 FR 67325. The table provided here represents the flooding sources, location of referenced elevations, effective and modified elevations, and communities affected for Sullivan County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions). Specifically, it addresses the flooding sources Big Run, Little Loyalsock Creek, Loyalsock Creek, and Muncy Creek.
President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-02457
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) will meet on Thursday, February 21, 2013, via conference call. The meeting will be open to the public.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02455
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02449
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02446
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02445
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
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 Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02444
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02443
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02441
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02440
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
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.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02439
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a 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 Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-02434
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
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 revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning information collected for the Public Assistance (PA) program eligibility determinations, grants management, and compliance with Federal laws and regulations.
Address Change for Filing Annual Election to Average for Motor Vehicles
Document Number: 2013-02433
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces an address change for Regulatory Audit, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, for filing annual election to average for motor vehicles. The new address for Regulatory Audit, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is as follows: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of International Trade, Regulatory Audit, 1717 H Street NW., (6th Floor), Washington, DC 20229-1141. Telephone number: 202-325-7960. Fax number 202-325-7980.
Safety Zones; Annual Firework Displays Within the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Area of Responsibility, WA
Document Number: 2013-02432
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to add three new fireworks events and to correct the location of five existing events to ensure public safety during annual firework displays at various locations in the Captain of the Port (COTP), Puget Sound Area of Responsibility (AOR). When these safety zones are activated and subject to enforcement, this rule would limit the movement of vessels within the established firework display areas. These additions and corrections are necessary to prevent injury and to protect life and property of the maritime public from hazards associated with firework displays.
Safety Zone, Coast Guard Exercise Area, Hood Canal, Washington
Document Number: 2013-02431
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone around vessels involved in Coast Guard training exercises in Hood Canal, WA. This is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public during these exercises, which involve fast moving surface vessels, smoke machines, pyrotechnics, and other elements which could create safety concerns for waterway users. This safety zone ensures the safety of the maritime public by prohibiting any person or vessel from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) or a Designated Representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Certification of Military or Naval Service, Form N-426; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2013-02395
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
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 30, 2012, at 77 FR 65707 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments in connection with the 60-day notice.
Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee (HSINAC)
Document Number: 2013-02344
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee (HSIN AC) will meet on February 27th-28th, 2013 in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public.
Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-010 Confidential and Other Sources of Information System of Records
Document Number: 2013-02343
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security proposes to update and reissue a current Department of Homeland Security system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement010 Confidential and Other Sources of Information System of Records.'' This system of records allows the Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to collect and maintain records concerning the identities of and information received from documented Confidential Informants and other sources who supply information to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding possible violations of law or otherwise in support of law enforcement investigations and activities. With the publication of this updated system of records, several changes are being made: (1) The categories of individuals are being updated; (2) new categories of records are being added; (3) routine uses are being updated; (4) new routine uses are being added to allow ICE to share information from the system; and (5) the retention period of records related to confidential and other sources is being updated. The exemptions for the existing system of records notice will continue to be applicable for this system of records notice. This updated system will continue to be included in the Department of Homeland Security's inventory of record systems. Dates and Comments: Submit comments on or before March 6, 2013. In particular, comments are requested concerning the application of the exemptions to the newly added categories of records. This updated system will be effective March 6, 2013.