Department of Homeland Security December 24, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Permission To Reapply for Admission into the United States After Deportation or Removal, Form I-212; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2013-30849
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-24
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 October 22, 2013, at 78 FR 62645, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did receive one comment in connection with the 60-day notice.
Information Collection Requests to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2013-30689
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a revision to the following collection of information: 1625-0002, Application for Vessel Inspection, Waiver, and Continuous Synopsis Record. Our ICRs describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting these ICRs to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Requests to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2013-30684
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a revision to the following collection of information: 1625-0030, Oil and Hazardous Materials Transfer Procedures. Our ICRs describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting these ICRs to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Safety Zone; Allied PRA-Solid Works, San Diego Bay; San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2013-30657
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the San Diego Bay in support of a fireworks display on the evening of January 28, 2014. The 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.
Waiver for Marking Sunken Vessels With a Light at Night
Document Number: 2013-30656
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising its regulations to implement section 301 of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2004. This Act authorized the Commandant to waive the statutory requirement to mark sunken vessels with a light at night if the Commandant determines that placing a light would be impractical and waiving the requirement would not create an undue hazard to navigation. The Commandant has delegated to the Coast Guard District Commander in whose district the sunken vessel is located the authority to grant this waiver.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Albemarle Sound to Sunset Beach, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), Wrightsville Beach, NC
Document Number: 2013-30655
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-24
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 S.R. 74 Bridge, at mile 283.1, over the AICW, at Wrightsville Beach, NC. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bearing replacement to the bridge. This temporary deviation allows one span of the double leaf bascule drawbridge to remain in the closed to navigation position at a time.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Shark River, NJ
Document Number: 2013-30653
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the bascule span of the Route 71 Bridge across Shark River (South Channel), mile 0.8, at Belmar, NJ. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the replacement of motor seals and instrumentation on the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed to navigation position during the rehabilitation project.
Safety Zone; Barge Launches; Gulfport Lake; Gulfport, MS
Document Number: 2013-30648
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone for Gulfport Lake, Gulfport, MS. This action is necessary for the protection of persons and vessels on navigable waters during the launching of barges in Gulfport Lake, Gulfport, MS, particularly small craft in the area that risk being swamped. Entry into, transiting or anchoring in the zone during the launching of barges is prohibited for all vessels, mariners, and persons unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Mobile or a designated representative. The Coast Guard also requests comments on this interim rule before establishing a final rule.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River Mile 94.1-Mile 95.1; New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2013-30647
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Lower Mississippi River from mile marker 94.1 to mile marker 95.1 above head of passes (AHP). This safety zone is necessary to protect persons and vessels from potential safety hazards associated with a fireworks display in the Lower Mississippi River at mile marker 94.6 AHP. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or a designated representative.
Implementation of the Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, and Changes to National Endorsements
Document Number: 2013-28032
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard issues this final rule to implement the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW Convention), as well as the Seafarers' Training, Certification and Watchkeeping Code (STCW Code), to address the comments received from the public in response to the supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPRM), and to incorporate the 2010 amendments to the STCW Convention that came into force on January 1, 2012. In addition, this final rule makes other changes not required by the STCW Convention or Code, but necessary to reorganize, clarify, and update these regulations.