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

Safety Zone: City of Vallejo Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Mare Island Strait, Vallejo, CA
Document Number: 2013-15595
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Mare Island Strait near Vallejo, CA in support of the City of Vallejo Fourth of July Fireworks Display on July 4, 2013. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or their designated representative.
Safety Zone: City of Martinez Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Carquinez Strait, Martinez, CA
Document Number: 2013-15591
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Carquinez Strait near Martinez, CA in support of the City of Martinez Fourth of July Fireworks Display on July 4, 2013. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or their designated representative.
Safety Zone; Execpro Services Fireworks Display, Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, NV
Document Number: 2013-15502
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Lake Tahoe near Incline Village, NV in support of the Execpro Services Fireworks Display on July 5, 2013. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or their designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Seattle Seafair Hydroplane Race, Lake Washington, WA
Document Number: 2013-15501
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Seattle Seafair Unlimited Hydroplane Race Special Local Regulation on Lake Washington, WA from 8 a.m. on August 2, 2013, through 11:59 p.m. on August 4, 2013, during hydroplane race times. This action is necessary to ensure public safety from the inherent dangers associated with high-speed races while allowing access for rescue personnel in the event of an emergency. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel will be allowed to enter the regulated area without the permission of the Captain of the Port, on-scene Patrol Commander or Designated Representative.
Recreational Boating-Estimating Benefits of Reducing Injuries
Document Number: 2013-15500
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a report produced for the Coast Guard entitled ``Estimating Benefits of Reducing Recreational Boating Injuries: Alternative Sources of Information on Fatalities, Injuries, and Property Damages,'' dated September 12, 2011. The Coast Guard requests your comments on the report.
Safety Zone; Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Displays, Barnegat Bay; Barnegat Township, NJ
Document Number: 2013-15499
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement date of a safety zone for one recurring fireworks display in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to only one recurring fireworks event held in Barnegat Bay in Barnegat Township, New Jersey. The fireworks display is normally held on July 4th, but this year it will be held on July 5th. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of Barnegat Bay near Barnegat Township, New Jersey, during the event.
Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in the Seventh Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2013-15498
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the St. John 4th of July Carnival Fireworks Display from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. on July 4, 2013. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waters of the United States. During the enforcement period, a regulated area will exclude the presence of all vessels not associated with the show. All vessels not associated with the show 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.
Accreditation and Approval of Saybolt, LP, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2013-15484
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-28
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 February 26, 2013.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2013-15483
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-28
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 September 5, 2012.
Safety Zone; San Diego Symphony Summer POPS Fireworks 2013 Season, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2013-15496
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay in support of the San Diego Symphony Summer POPS Fireworks 2013 season. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-15494
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee (GLPAC) will meet virtually on July 15, 2013. The meeting will be open to the public via a web-enabled interactive online format and teleconference line. Seating will be available at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC for those interested.
Special Local Regulation; Tall Ships Celebration Bay City, Bay City, MI
Document Number: 2013-15377
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for a tall ships parade located in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life and property on navigable waters during this event. This special local regulation will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a portion of the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the regulated area without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Special Local Regulations; Red Bull Flugtag National Harbor Event, Potomac River; National Harbor Access Channel, MD
Document Number: 2013-15376
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Red Bull Flugtag National Harbor event'', to be held on the waters of the Potomac River on September 21, 2013. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. These special local regulations will establish an event area, where all persons and vessels, except those persons and vessels participating in the Flugtag event, are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in or remaining within, and a spectator area, where all vessels are prohibited from transiting in excess of wake speed, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Baltimore or his designated representative. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Potomac River during the event.
Illinois; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-15358
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Illinois (FEMA-4116-DR), dated May 10, 2013, and related determinations.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Valves
Document Number: 2013-15357
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain valves to be offered to the U.S. Government under an undesignated government procurement contract. The final determination found that based upon the facts presented, the country of origin of the subject valve is the United States.
Iowa; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-15356
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Iowa (FEMA-4119-DR), dated May 31, 2013, and related determinations.
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2013-15355
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
This document provides notice of the existence of a Computer Matching Agreement that establishes a computer matching program between the Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the California Department of Social Services.
Illinois; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-15354
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Illinois (FEMA-4116-DR), dated May 10, 2013, and related determinations.
National Infrastructure Advisory Council; Meetings
Document Number: 2013-15353
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet July 17, August 14, and September 17, 2013. The meetings will be open to the public.
Michigan; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-15352
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-27
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 Michigan (FEMA-4121-DR), dated June 18, 2013, and related determinations.
Vermont; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-15351
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-27
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 Vermont (FEMA-4120-DR), dated June 13, 2013, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-15350
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-27
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. This notice reflects changes to the collection since the publishing of the 60 day notice on March 12, 2013. Since the 60 day notice, FEMA has decided to use a different, more effective quarterly reporting collection tool to monitor Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) grantee project activities and expenditure of funds, FEMA Form No. 009-0-111A. This will allow FEMA to more effectively better meet regulatory mandates. Previous quarterly reporting was covered by a different OMB ICR. FEMA estimates that use of this tool will change the total burden hours for this collection.
Safety Zones; Multiple Firework Displays in Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Zone
Document Number: 2013-15309
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing safety zones in Holmes Harbor, Elliot Bay Pier 90, and Southeast of Alki Point Light (approx. 1500 yds.) for various summer fireworks displays. The safety zones are necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during the displays and will do so by prohibiting all persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Independence Day Fireworks Displays, Skagway, Haines, and Wrangell, AK
Document Number: 2013-15310
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing the following three permanent safety zones on the navigable waters of Taiya Inlet in the vicinity of on the White Pass and Yukon Railway Dock, Skagway; Portage Cove, Haines and; Wrangell Harbor, Wrangell, Alaska. These safety zones are necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with the annual Independence Day Fireworks Displays held in each location. This rule is intended to restrict all vessels from a portion of the navigable waters in the immediate vicinity of the fireworks launch platforms, before, during and immediately after the fireworks event.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Glenbrook NV
Document Number: 2013-15308
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Fourth of July Fireworks Display in Glenbrook, NV during the date and time noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zones & Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2013-15238
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones for eleven fireworks displays and two swim events in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on various dates and times listed in the table below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during these fireworks displays and swim events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-15170
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-25
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.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2013-15167
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date. Also, information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's Community Status Book (CSB). The CSB is available at http:// www.fema.gov/fema/csb.shtm.
Safety Zone; Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Display Cape Fear River; Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2013-15165
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement location of a safety zone for one specific recurring fireworks display in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to only one recurring fireworks event, held adjacent to the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North Carolina. The fireworks display formerly originated from a location on land but this year will originate from a barge. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North Carolina, during the event.
Safety Zone; National Cherry Festival Air Show and Fireworks Display, West Grand Traverse Bay, Traverse City, MI
Document Number: 2013-15164
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones in the Captain of the Port, Sault Sainte Marie zone. These safety zones are intended to restrict vessels from certain portions of water areas within Sector Sault Sainte Marie Captain of the Port zone. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays and aircraft involved in the National Cherry Festival.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-15163
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-25
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.
Security Zone; Naval Exercise; Pacific Ocean, Coronado, CA
Document Number: 2013-15162
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone in the vicinity of Naval Anchorage 172, offshore of Silver Strand Beach, Coronado, CA. This security zone is to restrict vessels to a 1000 yard exclusion zone and a 1500 yard minimum speed zone from an anchored naval high value unit vessel during a Naval exercise, which will be conducted by the United States Navy. This temporary security zone is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with this evolution.
Safety Zone; Chicago to Mackinac Race; Lake Michigan; Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-15161
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan near Chicago, Illinois for the 105th Race to Mackinac. This zone will be enforced from 2 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. on July 12, and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on July 13, 2013. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters during the 105th Race to Mackinac. 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 Zone; South Park Bridge Construction, Lower Duwamish Waterway, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2013-15098
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the lower Duwamish Waterway around the South Park Bridge in Seattle, Washington for the re-construction of the bridge. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and workers involved in the bridge construction. The safety zone will prohibit any person or vessel from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his Designated Representative.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events, Breton Bay; St. Mary's County, Leonardtown, MD
Document Number: 2013-15095
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning amendments to the regattas and marine parades regulations. The rulemaking was initiated to establish special local regulations during the ``Annual Leonardtown Wharf Boat Races,'' a marine event to be held on the waters of Breton Bay in St. Mary's County, Maryland on July 13, 2013, and July 14, 2013. The Coast Guard was notified on April 23, 2013, that the event had been cancelled.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2013-15093
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
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 periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events, Spa Creek and Annapolis Harbor; Annapolis, MD
Document Number: 2013-15092
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning amendments to the regattas and marine parades regulations. The rulemaking was initiated to establish special local regulations during the swim segment of the ``TriRock Triathlon Series,'' a marine event to be held on the waters of Spa Creek and Annapolis Harbor on July 20, 2013. The Coast Guard was notified on May 21, 2013, that the event had been cancelled.
Expansion of Global Entry to Additional Airports
Document Number: 2013-15087
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Global Entry international trusted traveler program allows pre-approved, low-risk participants expedited entry into the United States using Global Entry kiosks located at designated airports. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) previously announced in the Federal Register twenty-four designated Global Entry airports. This document announces the expansion of the program to include eight additional designated airports.
Agency Information Collection Activities: United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act
Document Number: 2013-15086
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 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: United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with a 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 23280) on April 18, 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.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: 2013-15059
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice advises the public of the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties. For the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2013, the interest rates for overpayments will be 2 percent for corporations and 3 percent for non- corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 3 percent for both corporations and non-corporations. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Safety Zone; Chicago Match Cup Race; Lake Michigan; Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-14956
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan near Chicago, Illinois for the 2013 AWMRT Chicago Match Cup Race. This zone will be enforced from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on each day of August 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11, 2013. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters during the 2013 AWMRT Chicago Match Cup. 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 Zone; Wicomico Community Fireworks Rain Date, Great Wicomico River, Heathsville, VA
Document Number: 2013-14955
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Great Wicomico River in the vicinity of Mila, VA for the Wicomico Community Fireworks event Rain Date. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Wicomico Community Fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Great Wicomico River to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee Air and Water Show; Lake Michigan; Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2013-14954
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the Milwaukee Air and Water Show. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters during the 2013 Milwaukee Air and Water Show. 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 Zone; Chicago Air and Water Show; Lake Michigan; Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-14953
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan near Chicago, Illinois for the Chicago Air and Water Show. This zone will be enforced from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on each day of August 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18, 2013. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters during the 2013 Chicago Air and Water Show. 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.
Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Locations
Document Number: 2013-14951
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its regulations. This proposed subpart would be applicable to foreign Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODUs), floating facilities, and vessels that engage in OCS activities for the first time after the effective date of the regulations. The proposed subpart would also be applicable to newly constructed U.S. MODUs, floating facilities, and vessels, excluding offshore supply vessels (OSVs). The proposed regulations would expand the list of national and international explosion protection standards deemed acceptable, as well as add the internationally accepted independent third-party certification system, the IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres, as an accepted method of testing and certifying electrical equipment intended for use in hazardous locations. The proposed regulations would also provide owners and operators of existing U.S. MODUs, floating OCS facilities, and vessels, other than OSVs, that engage in OCS activities and U.S. tank vessels that carry flammable or combustible cargoes the option of choosing between the compliance regime contained in existing regulations. This proposal would support the U.S. Coast Guard's maritime safety mission.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: TSA Customer Comment Card
Document Number: 2013-14872
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0030, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on January 23, 2013 (78 FR 4856). This collection allows customers to provide feedback to TSA about their experiences with TSA's airport security process and procedures while traveling.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2013-14801
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for annual fireworks events in the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan zone at specified times from June 15, 2013, until September 7, 2013. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks displays. During enforcement, 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Reynolds Channel, Nassau, NY
Document Number: 2013-14789
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
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 two and a half hours to facilitate a public event, the Town of Hempstead Annual Fireworks Display.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2013-14788
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Metropolitan District Commission (Craigie) Bridge across the Charles River, mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for two hours on July 4, 2013, to facilitate the Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks. This deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event.
Safety Zones; Fourth of July Fireworks Displays Within the Captain of the Port Charleston Zone, SC
Document Number: 2013-14666
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones during Fourth of July Fireworks Displays on navigable waterways in Murrells Inlet, and North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. These safety zones are necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with launching fireworks over navigable waters of the United States. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within any of the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.