Department of Homeland Security August 29, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for Review; Information Collection Extension Request for the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology First Responders Community of Practice Program
Document Number: 2013-21112
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public to comment on the data collection form for the DHS Science & Technology (S&T) First Responders Community of Practice (FRCoP): User Registration Page (DHS Form 10059 (9/09)). The FRCoP web based tool collects profile information from first responders and select authorized non-first responder users to facilitate networking and formation of online communities. All users are required to authenticate prior to entering the site. In addition, the tool provides members the capability to create wikis, discussion threads, blogs, documents, etc., allowing them to enter and upload content in accordance with the site's Rules of Behavior. Members are able to participate in threaded discussions and comment on other member's content. The DHS S&T FRCoP program is responsible for providing a collaborative environment for the first responder community to share information, best practices, and lessons learned. Section 313 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 established this requirement. This notice and request for comments is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Modification of Two National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) Tests Concerning Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Document Image System (DIS) and Simplified Entry (SE); Correction
Document Number: 2013-21102
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
On July 23, 2013, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in the Federal Register a document announcing modifications to the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) tests concerning document imaging, known as the Document Image System (DIS) test, and entry capability, known as the Simplified Entry (SE) test. That document contained an error in the ``Documents Supported in the Second Phase of the Test'' section regarding the description of a form. This document corrects the July 23, 2013 document to reflect the correct description of the form.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-21077
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-29
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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the collection of qualitative data regarding preparedness message framing. The goal of this qualitative research is to gain insights on how best to frame preparedness messaging to effectively encourage and motivate the public to prepare themselves and their families for a disaster.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-21076
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-29
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.
Safety Zone; San Diego Bayfair; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2013-21063
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone upon the navigable waters of Mission Bay in San Diego, CA for the annual San Diego Bayfair power boat races from September 13, 2013 to September 15, 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 would be prohibited from entering into, transiting through or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; TriRock San Diego, San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2013-21062
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone upon the navigable waters of the San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA, in support of a triathlon bay swim. 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.
Seagoing Barges
Document Number: 2013-20351
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising several vessel inspection and certification regulations to align them with a statutory definition of ``seagoing barge'' and with a statutory exemption from inspection and certification requirements for certain seagoing barges. The revisions are intended to eliminate ambiguity in existing regulations, to reduce the potential for confusion among the regulated public, and to help the Coast Guard perform its maritime safety and stewardship missions.