Department of Homeland Security December 19, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2013-30258
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of the Chief Information Office (OCIO) has submitted a Generic Information Collection Request (ICR): ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity Through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006
Document Number: 2013-30221
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-19
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 Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006 (``Haiti HOPE Act''). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3507).
Agency Information Collection Activities: BP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers
Document Number: 2013-30220
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-19
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 CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers (19 CFR Part 111). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3507).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chambers Creek, Steilacoom, WA
Document Number: 2013-30219
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Chambers Creek Railway Bridge across Chambers Creek, mile 0.0, at Steilacoom, WA. The deviation is necessary to allow BNSF to perform maintenance and upgrade items to this vertical lift bridge in support of Positive Train Control requirements per the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008. This will require locking the bridge in the closed position and locking out the power to the drive system while the work is conducted. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for 45 days during the maintenance and upgrade work.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Clinton, IA
Document Number: 2013-30215
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Clinton Railroad Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 518.0, at Clinton, Iowa. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner time to perform preventive maintenance that is essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge to open on signal if at least 24 hours advance notice is given.
Safety Zone; Vessel Launch; Menominee River; Marinette, WI
Document Number: 2013-30173
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisconsin. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Menominee River during the launching of a 400-foot vessel from Marinette Marine Corporation on December 18, 2013. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the launching of a large vessel.