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

Accreditation and Approval of Pan Pacific Surveyors, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2013-18357
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Pan Pacific Surveyors, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for the next three years as of July 19, 2012.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Security Programs for Foreign Air Carriers
Document Number: 2013-18344
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
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 1652-0005, 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 May 22, 2013, (78 FR 30319). This information collection is mandatory for foreign air carriers and must be submitted prior to entry into the United States.
Safety Zone; Upper Mississippi River, Mile 662.8 to 663.9
Document Number: 2013-18342
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Upper Mississippi River, from mile 662.8 to 663.9, extending the entire width of the river. This safety zone is needed to protect vessels transiting through the area on the Upper Mississippi River. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation Lake Washington, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2013-18341
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge (State Route 520 across Lake Washington) at Seattle, WA. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the Seafair Air Show practice and event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to help minimize traffic congestion during the event.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-18270
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
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 enrollment for students and score assessments for FEMA's Independent Study Program.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18267
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On April 30, 2012, FEMA published in the Federal Register a proposed flood hazard determination notice that contained an erroneous table. This notice provides corrections to that table, to be used in lieu of the information published at 77 FR 25498. The table provided here represents the proposed flood hazard determinations and communities affected for Harrison County, Texas, and Incorporated Areas.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18266
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On April 11, 2012, FEMA published in the Federal Register a proposed flood hazard determination notice that contained an erroneous table. This notice provides corrections to that table, to be used in lieu of the information published at 77 FR 21792. The table provided here represents the proposed flood hazard determinations and communities affected for Gregg County, Texas, and Incorporated Areas.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18259
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18258
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; National Flood Insurance Program Claim Forms
Document Number: 2013-18256
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
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 the collection of information related to the flood insurance claims process.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18255
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
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.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18254
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
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.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18253
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
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.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18250
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-30
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: 2013-18248
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-30
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).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR
Document Number: 2013-18229
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that govern four Multnomah County bridges: The Broadway Bridge, mile 11.7, the Burnside Bridge, mile 12.4, the Morrison Bridge, mile 12.8, and the Hawthorne Bridge, mile 13.1, all crossing the Willamette River at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the annual Portland Providence Bridge Pedal event. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position to allow safe movement of event participants.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, Chesapeake and Portsmouth, VA
Document Number: 2013-18226
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Belt Line Railroad Bridge, across the Elizabeth River Southern Branch, AICW, mile 2.6, at Chesapeake and Portsmouth, VA. This deviation is necessary to facilitate mechanical and electrical upgrades on the Belt Line Railroad drawbridge. This temporary deviation allows the drawbridge to remain in the closed to navigation position.
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office; Announcement of Requirements and Registration for the National Radiological and Nuclear Detection Challenge; Correction
Document Number: 2013-18216
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
DNDO published a notice in the Federal Register of May 8, 2013, to announce the National Radiological and Nuclear Detection Challenge (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. This event has been postponed requiring a change to the date and location information.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2013-18135
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-29
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.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2013-18134
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-29
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.
Iowa; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18133
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
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 Iowa (FEMA-4126-DR), dated July 2, 2013, and related determinations.
Montana; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18132
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
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 Montana (FEMA-4127-DR), dated July 10, 2013, and related determinations.
Massachusetts; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2013-18130
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (FEMA-3362-EM), dated April 17, 2013, and related determinations.
South Dakota; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18129
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
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 South Dakota (FEMA-4125-DR), dated June 28, 2013, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: June 28, 2013.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 8 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-18127
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-4117-DR), dated May 20, 2013, and related determinations.
New York; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18126
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
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-4129-DR), dated July 12, 2013, and related determinations.
North Dakota; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2013-18124
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
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 North Dakota (FEMA-4128-DR), dated July 12, 2013, and related determinations.
Collection of Information under Review by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2013-18068
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting a revision of a currently approved collection of information: 1625-0087; U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol (IIP) Customer Survey. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Reinstatement, Without Change; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-18062
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension, Without Change, of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request.
Document Number: 2013-18032
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: TSA Pre✓TM
Document Number: R1-2013-17541
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on a new Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves the submission of biographic and biometric information by individuals seeking to enroll in the TSA Pre[check]TM Trusted Traveler Program.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: 2013-18033
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
At various times throughout the month of July, the Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones located in 33 CFR 165.939. This action is necessary and intended for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during this event. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zone; Sister Bay Marina Fest Fireworks and Ski Show, Sister Bay, WI
Document Number: 2013-18030
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Sister Bay near Sister Bay, WI. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Sister Bay due to a fireworks display and ski show. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the fireworks display and ski show in Sister Bay on August 31, 2013.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2013-18029
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Montlake Bridge across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate vehicular traffic attending football games at Husky Stadium at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position two hours before and two hours after each game. Please note that the game times for five of the seven games scheduled for Husky Stadium have not yet been determined due to NCAA television scheduling.
Safety Zone; Sherman Private Party Fireworks, Lake Michigan, Winnetka, IL
Document Number: 2013-18027
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan near Winnetka, IL. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan 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.
Safety Zone; Alpena Area HOG Rally Fireworks, Alpena, Michigan
Document Number: 2013-18025
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Captain of the Port, Sault Sainte Marie zone. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from certain portions of water areas within Sector Sault Sainte Marie Captain of the Port zone, as defined by Coast Guard regulations. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the potential hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee (HSSTAC)
Document Number: 2013-17989
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined that the renewal of the charter of the Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee (HSSTAC) is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate's performance of its duties. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration.
President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-17988
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) will meet on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, via conference call. The meeting will be open to the public.
Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York
Document Number: 2013-17921
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish and modify anchorage grounds within the Port of New York. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels operating in the area. This proposed rule is intended to increase the safety of life and property of both the anchored vessels and those operating in the area as well as provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of commerce.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; York River, Between Yorktown and Gloucester Point, VA
Document Number: 2013-17915
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Coleman Memorial Bridge (US 17/George P. Coleman Memorial Swing Bridge) across the York River, mile 7.0, between Gloucester Point and Yorktown, VA. This deviation is necessary to facilitate maintenance work on the moveable spans on the Coleman Memorial Bridge. This temporary deviation allows the drawbridge to remain in the closed to navigation position.
Public Workshop Related to the International Maritime Organization's Development of a Mandatory Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters
Document Number: 2013-17914
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard will hold a public workshop in Washington, DC on topics related to the development of a mandatory code for ships operating in polar waters by the International Maritime Organization (IMO Polar Code). Various safety topics will be discussed including design, equipment, and operational requirements. This workshop is intended to be an interactive exchange of information between policymakers, industry experts, and interested members of the public.
Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-17913
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee (CFSAC) will meet in Washington, DC to discuss various issues relating to safety in the commercial fishing industry. This meeting will be open to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities: BioWatch Filter Holder Log, Filter Holder Log DHS Form 9500
Document Number: 2013-17909
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security, Office of Health Affairs/ OCMO Early Detection Division, 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).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)
Document Number: 2013-17880
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-25
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: Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT). 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 30934) on May 23, 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; Joint Operations Exercise, Lake Michigan, IL
Document Number: 2013-17912
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan near Lake Forest, IL. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan due to a joint operations exercise involving the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the exercise.
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2013-17808
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces the appointment of the members of the Senior Executive Service Performance Review Boards for the Department of Homeland Security. The purpose of the Performance Review Board is to view and make recommendations concerning proposed performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses, pay adjustments, and other appropriate personnel actions for incumbents of Senior Executive Service, Senior Level and Senior Professional positions of the Department.
Safety Zone; Metedeconk River; Brick Township, NJ
Document Number: 2013-17677
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-24
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 the Metedeconk River in Brick Township, NJ. The fireworks display is normally held on the first Thursday in September, but this year it will be held on July 25th. 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 Delaware River near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the event.
Safety Zones; Tall Ship Safety Zones; War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration, Great Lakes
Document Number: 2013-17797
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around each tall ship participating in the Tall Ships Challenge Great Lakes 2013 and the War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration. These safety zones will ensure the safety of participating tall ships, spectator vessels, and commercial traffic throughout the Great Lakes.
National Environmental Policy Act; Implementing Procedures; Addition of Categorical Exclusion for Real Property Disposal
Document Number: 2013-17702
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces the addition of a new Categorical Exclusion (CATEX) for Real Property Disposal under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). This CATEX amends the United States Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security NEPA implementing procedures by establishing a new CATEX for real property disposal undertaken by the United States Coast Guard. With this CATEX, the Coast Guard will be able to dispose of real property under certain authorities without preparing an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.
Safety Zone; Bullhead City Regatta; Bullhead City, AZ
Document Number: 2013-17604
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Bullhead City, Arizona for the Bullhead City Regatta on August 10, 2013. This temporary 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.