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

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Safety Zone; Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2013-11626
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the 2013 Pridefest fireworks on June 8, 2013, from 9:15 p.m. until 10:15 p.m. If the fireworks display is cancelled due to inclement weather, then the zone will be enforced on June 9, 2013, from 9:15 p.m. until 10:15 p.m. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the fireworks display. During the aforementioned periods, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in the safety zone. No person or vessel may enter the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port Zone Columbia River Zone
Document Number: 2013-11613
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones listed in this notice for fireworks displays in the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port Zone from May 2013 until October 2013. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the crews onboard the vessels displaying the fireworks, the maritime public, and all other observers. During the enforcement period for each specific safety zone, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the safety zone without permission of the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port or his designated representatives.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-11606
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-16
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: 2013-11596
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-16
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: 2013-11595
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-16
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 Elevation Determinations for Greene County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions)
Document Number: 2013-11594
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning proposed flood elevation determinations for Greene County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions).
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-11592
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-16
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 for Beaver County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions)
Document Number: 2013-11591
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning proposed flood elevation determinations for Beaver County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions).
Texas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2013-11590
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-3363-EM), dated April 19, 2013, and related determinations.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-11589
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-16
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 Elevation Determinations for Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions)
Document Number: 2013-11588
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning proposed flood elevation determinations for Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions).
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-11587
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-16
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: 2013-11586
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-16
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.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional Meeting
Document Number: 2013-11531
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet to work on Task Statement 83, entitled ``Development of competency requirements to meet the provisions of Table A-III/2 of the Convention on the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (1978), as amended (STCW), for personnel working on small vessels with high horsepower.'' This meeting will be open to the public.
Special Local Regulation; Low Country Splash, Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2013-11530
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor in Charleston, South Carolina during the Low Country Splash on June 1, 2013. This special local regulation is necessary to ensure the safety of participants, spectators, and the general public during the event. The special local regulation will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Wando River and Charleston Harbor, preventing non- participant vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Safety Precautions to Protect the Public from the Effects of a Potential Catastrophic Failure of the Marseilles Dam; Illinois River
Document Number: 2013-11525
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Illinois River from Mile Marker 231.0 to Mile Marker 271.4. This zone is intended to place restrictions on vessels due to the salvage and port recovery operations in this part of the Illinois River, and the potential structural concerns regarding the Marseilles Dam. This safety zone is necessary to protect the general public, vessels, and tows from the hazards associated with salvage and port recovery operations and the potential catastrophic failure of the Marseilles Dam.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Tuckahoe River, Between Corbin City and Upper Township, NJ
Document Number: 2013-11365
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the draw of the State Highway Bridge across the Tuckahoe River, mile 8.0, between Corbin City and Upper Township, NJ. The deviation is necessary to facilitate mechanical repair work for excessive corrosion within working assemblies on the State Highway Bridge. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain in the closed to navigation position during the deviation period.
Special Local Regulation, Cruce a Nado Internacional de la Bahia de Ponce Puerto Rico, Bahia de Ponce; Ponce, PR
Document Number: 2013-11360
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a special local regulation on the waters of Bahia de Ponce in Ponce, Puerto Rico during the Cruce a Nado Internacional de la Bahia de Ponce Puerto Rico, a swimming event. The event is scheduled to take place on Sunday, September 1, 2013. Approximately 100 swimmers are anticipated to participate in the event, and no spectator vessels are anticipated to be present. The special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States during the event. The special local regulation establishes a swim area, where all persons and vessels, except those participating in the race or vessels patrolling the swim area, will be prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Juan or a designated representative.
President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-11324
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) will meet on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be partially closed to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Andean Trade Preferences Act
Document Number: 2013-11302
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-14
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: Andean Trade Preferences Act. 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 (78 FR 15031) on March 8, 2013, 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.
Special Local Regulation; Aguada Offshore Grand Prix, Bahia de Aguadilla; Aguada, PR
Document Number: 2013-11235
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a special local regulation on the waters of Bahia de Aguadilla in Aguada, Puerto Rico during the Aguada Offshore Grand Prix, a high speed boat race. The event is scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 4, 2013. Approximately 30 high-speed power boats will be participating in the races. It is anticipated that 20 spectator crafts will be present during the races. The special local regulation is necessary for the safety of race participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event.
Regulated Navigation Area; Southern Oahu Tsunami Vessel Evacuation; Honolulu, HI
Document Number: 2013-11233
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a permanent regulated navigation area (RNA), enforcement of which would take place only during times when a tsunami warning is issued for the Hawaiian Islands by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Tsunami warnings require the evacuation of a large number of vessels from their respective harbors. Following the evacuation, these vessels must remain offshore until the emergency situation has passed and the harbors have been deemed safe for re- entry. Past tsunami warnings have created potentially dangerous offshore traffic congestion between commercial and recreational vessel traffic. Because of this, designated vessel traffic staging areas are necessary for a safe and orderly evacuation of Southern Oahu ports.
Modification of the National Customs Automation Program Test (NCAP) Regarding Reconciliation for Filing Certain Post-Importation Claims
Document Number: 2013-11308
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces a modification to the Automated Commercial System (ACS) National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) Reconciliation prototype test to include the filing of post-importation preferential tariff treatment claims arising under the United States- Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act, the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act, and the United States- Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act. Other than the modification in this notice, the test remains the same as set forth in previously published Federal Register notices.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Ship's Store Declaration
Document Number: 2013-11306
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-13
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: Ship's Stores Declaration (CBP Form 1303). 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 proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (78 FR 15031) on March 8, 2013, 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; McAloon Wedding Fireworks, Catawba Island Club, Catawba Island, OH
Document Number: 2013-11234
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone for a fireworks display located in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during this event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone.
U.S. Flag Compliance With MARPOL Annex VI International Energy Efficiency (IEE) Requirements
Document Number: 2013-11232
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that International Maritime Organization (IMO) Resolution MEPC.203(62) amended Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL). On July 15, 2011, the IMO formally adopted Resolution MEPC.203(62), which entered into force on January 1, 2013, and amends MARPOL Annex VI by adding Chapter 4 and amending existing regulations in Annex VI. These amendments require the issuance of an International Energy Efficiency Certificate and the preparation of a Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan for both new and existing ships. To obtain the certificate, (1) new ships, (2) new ships when they undergo a major conversion, and (3) existing ships that undergo a major conversion after January 1, 2013, so extensive that it is regarded as a newly constructed ship, must first have an Attained Energy Efficiency Design Index. These requirements apply to all U.S. flag ships 400 gross tonnage and above that engage in voyages to ports or offshore terminals under the jurisdiction of other Parties to MARPOL. The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has issued Policy Letter 13-02 to provide amplifying guidance on U.S. implementation of MARPOL Annex VI Chapter 4 and associated requirements.
Revision of Crane Regulation Standards for Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODUs), Offshore Supply Vessels (OSVs), and Floating Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Facilities
Document Number: 2013-11132
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise regulations related to the design, certification, inspection, and testing of cranes. These regulations apply to cranes installed on Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODUs), Offshore Supply Vessels (OSVs), and floating Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) facilities. This revision would update industry standards incorporated by reference with more recent versions, which are used by industry and incorporated in Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement regulations. Additionally, the Coast Guard proposes to revise regulations regarding certification, inspection, and testing of cranes by allowing use of additional organizations to act in lieu of Coast Guard marine inspectors.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)-Reader Requirements
Document Number: 2013-11227
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) published March 22, 2013, entitled ``Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)Reader Requirements'' for 30 days. This extension of the comment period is designed to accommodate requests from the public for more time to review the proposed rule and associated analysis.
Safety Zone; Melrose Pyrotechnics Fireworks Display; Chicago Harbor, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-11135
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan in Chicago Harbor, Chicago Illinois. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Chicago Harbor due to a Fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the fireworks display.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Wolf River, Gills Landing and Winneconne, WI
Document Number: 2013-11134
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise the operating schedule that governs the Winneconne Highway Bridge at Mile 2.4, and the Canadian National Railroad Bridge at mile 27.8, both over the Wolf River. A review of the current regulation was requested by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WDOT) and the Canadian National Railroad.
Texas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2013-11119
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-3363-EM), dated April 19, 2013, and related determinations.
Kansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-11118
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-10
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 Kansas (FEMA-4112-DR), dated April 26, 2013, and related determinations.
New York; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-11116
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-10
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 New York (FEMA-4111-DR), dated April 23, 2013, and related determinations.
Notice of Availability of the Final Record of Decision for the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Northern Border Activities and Technical Corrections to the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Northern Border Activities
Document Number: 2013-11115
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces the availability of the Final Record of Decision (ROD) for the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Northern Border Activities (PEIS). The release of this Final ROD concludes a process of assessment of the potential for CBP activities to affect the environment along the northern border and recommends what measures CBP anticipates it will routinely consider to reduce the potential for environmental harm from its actions. CBP is also making certain technical corrections to the PEIS to ensure that it accurately describes CBP activities and the preparation of the PEIS itself. This notice describes those technical corrections.
Massachusetts; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-11114
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (FEMA-3362-EM), dated April 17, 2013, and related determinations.
Massachusetts; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-11111
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (FEMA-4110-DR), dated April 19, 2013, and related determinations.
Texas; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-11110
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Texas (FEMA-3363-EM), dated April 19, 2013, and related determinations.
North Dakota; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-11108
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of North Dakota (FEMA-3364-EM), dated April 26, 2013, and related determinations.
Revision of Auxiliary Regulations
Document Number: 2013-10882
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise and reorganize the regulations that govern the operation and administration of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, a uniformed, volunteer, non-military organization chartered by Congress. The proposed changes would conform the regulatory language to changes in the laws governing the Coast Guard Auxiliary, clarify the Auxiliary's organization, status, and role in Coast Guard operations, and update provisions on liability protection for Auxiliary members assigned to Coast Guard duty.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-10964
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor during specified periods from May 25, 2013, through June 29, 2013. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. Enforcement of this safety zone will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after various fireworks events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2013-10961
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones for annual marine events in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from May 24, 2013, through August 31, 2013. Enforcement of these zones is necessary and intended to ensure the safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after certain fireworks events. During the aforementioned period, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after certain fireworks events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter any safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port.
National Maritime Week Tugboat Races, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2013-10958
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Special Local Regulation for the annual National Maritime Week Tugboat Races in Elliott Bay, WA from 12 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. on May 11, 2013. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of all participants and spectators from the inherent dangers associated with these types of races which includes large wakes. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the regulated area except for participants in the event, supporting personnel, vessels registered with the event organizer, and personnel or vessels authorized by the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Safety Zone; High Water Conditions; Illinois River
Document Number: 2013-10957
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Illinois River from Mile Marker 187.2 to Mile Marker 285.9. This zone is intended to place restrictions on vessels due to current extreme high-water conditions. This safety zone is necessary to protect the general public, levee systems, vessels, and tows from the hazards associated with flood waters and potential catastrophic failure of the Marseilles Dam.
Announcement of Requirements and Registration for the National Radiological and Nuclear Detection Challenge
Document Number: 2013-10928
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
DNDO announces the National Radiological and Nuclear Detection (Rad/Nuc) Challenge, a participation challenge being conducted under the America Competes Reauthorization Act, for state, local, and tribal law enforcement, other first responders, public safety officials, and Civil Support Team members.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2013-10881
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-08
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 approval for the following collection of information: 1625-NEW, U.S. Coast Guard Non-Appropriated Fund Employment Application. 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.
Waterway Suitability Assessment for Expansion of Liquefied Gas Terminals; Beaumont, TX
Document Number: 2013-10880
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with Coast Guard regulations, Martin Operating Partnership LP has submitted a Letter of Intent and a Waterway Suitability Assessment to the Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Port Arthur regarding the company's proposed expansion of its Liquefied Hazardous Gas (LHG) facility in Beaumont, Texas, and increased LHG marine traffic in the associated waterway. The Coast Guard is notifying the public of this action to solicit public comments on the proposed increase in LHG marine traffic in Beaumont, Texas.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Reynolds Channel, Nassau, NY
Document Number: 2013-10775
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Long Beach Bridge, mile 4.7, across Reynolds Channel at Nassau, New York. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for an hour and a half to facilitate a public event, the Town of Hempstead Annual Fireworks Display.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Event in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2013-10774
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones in the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified dates and times. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Agency Information Collection Activities: African Growth and Opportunity Act Certificate of Origin
Document Number: 2013-10730
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the African Growth and Opportunity Act Certificate of Origin (AGOA). This request for comments is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Trusted Traveler Programs
Document Number: 2013-10728
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
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 Trusted Traveler Programs. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13).