Department of Homeland Security December 20, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document, Form I-102; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2013-30344
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
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 September 12, 2013, at 78 FR 56240, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did receive one comment in connection with the 60-day notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Small Vessel Reporting System
Document Number: 2013-30280
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security 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: Small Vessel Reporting System (SVRS). 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 proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (78 FR 61378) on October 3, 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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection 2014 East Coast Trade Symposium: “Increasing Economic Competitiveness Through Global Partnership and Innovation”
Document Number: 2013-30279
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces that CBP will convene only one Symposium in 2014, the East Coast Trade Symposium, which will be held in Washington, DC on Thursday, March 6 and Friday, March 7, 2014. The East Coast Trade Symposium will feature panel discussions involving agency personnel, members of the trade community and other government agencies, on the agency's role in international trade initiatives and programs. This marks our thirteenth year convening the Trade Symposium. Members of the international trade and transportation communities and other interested parties are encouraged to attend.
Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2014
Document Number: 2013-30278
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice to customs brokers that the annual fee of $138 that is assessed for each permit held by a broker, whether it may be an individual, partnership, association, or corporation, is due by February 21, 2014. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces this date of payment for 2014 in accordance with the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
Overhead Clearance (Air-Draft) Accidents
Document Number: 2013-30259
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks public comment on a petition that requests the Coast Guard to initiate a rulemaking to address the problem of overhead clearance (air-draft) accidents. In its petition, which calls for vessel masters to be provided with accurate vertical air draft information, a maritime organization has described 16 overhead clearance accidents that it says were avoidable and that resulted in damage to or destruction of waterway infrastructure and inconvenienced the public. The Coast Guard will consider all comments received in response to this notification in determining whether or not to initiate the requested rulemaking.