Department of Homeland Security October 1, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Online Survey of Web Services Employers; New Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-23992
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on July 16, 2013, at 78 FR 42537, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received one comment for this information collection. A discussion of the comments and USCIS' responses are addressed in item 8 of the supporting statement that can be viewed at: https://www.regulations.gov.
Safety Zone; Motion Picture Stunt Work and Filming; Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-23861
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing five temporary safety zones on waterways near Chicago, IL. These safety zones are intended to restrict vessels from portions of Chicago waterways due to the filming of a motion picture. These temporary safety zones are necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the stunt work, pyrotechnics, low-flying helicopter, and other hazards involved in the filming of a motion picture.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Willamette River, Oregon City, OR
Document Number: 2013-23860
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone in Oregon City, OR. This safety zone is necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during a fireworks display and will do so by prohibiting unauthorized persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port or his designated representatives.
Safety Zone; Old Mormon Slough, Stockton, CA
Document Number: 2013-23859
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone at: McCormick & Baxter superfund site, Old Mormon Slough, Stockton, CA. This safety zone supports ongoing efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to decontaminate soil, groundwater, and sediment in Old Mormon Slough and the surrounding basin. This safety zone restricts vessels from entering Old Mormon Slough and disturbing the existing sediment cap needed for site decontamination. This safety zone reduces human health and environmental risks associated with clean up efforts at McCormick & Baxter superfund site.
Regulated Navigation Area; Reporting Requirements for Barges Loaded With Certain Dangerous Cargoes, Inland Rivers, Eighth Coast Guard District; Extension of Stay (Suspension)
Document Number: 2013-23858
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District is extending the previously published stay (suspension) of reporting requirements under the Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) established by 33 CFR 165.830 for barges loaded with certain dangerous cargoes (CDC barges) in the inland rivers of the Eighth Coast Guard District. This extension is necessary because the Coast Guard continues to analyze future reporting needs and evaluate possible changes in CDC reporting requirements. This extension of the suspension of the CDC reporting requirements in no way relieves towing vessel operators and fleeting area managers responsible for CDC barges in the RNA from their dangerous cargo or vessel arrival and movement reporting obligations currently in effect under other regulations or placed into effect under appropriate Coast Guard authority.
Colorado; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-23855
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Colorado (FEMA-4145-DR), dated September 14, 2013, and related determinations.
Colorado; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2013-23854
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Colorado (FEMA-4145-DR), dated September 14, 2013, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Operation Stonegarden (OPSG)
Document Number: 2013-23851
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-01
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; FEMA's Grants Reporting Tool (GRT)
Document Number: 2013-23842
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-01
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-23841
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-01
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 data collection activity required to prepare the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) After Action Report (AAR) Improvement Plan (IP).
National Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-23840
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Advisory Council (NAC) will meet in person on October 16, 2013 in Philadelphia, PA. The meeting will be open to the public.
United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement
Document Number: 2013-23837
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Customs and Border Protection
This document adopts as a final rule, with some changes, interim amendments to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations which were published in the Federal Register on September 26, 2012, as CBP Dec. 12-16, to implement the preferential tariff treatment and other customs-related provisions of the United States- Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement.