Department of Homeland Security January 30, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-01803
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On August 12, 2013, FEMA published in the Federal Register a proposed flood hazard determination notice that contained an erroneous table. This notice provides corrections to that table, to be used in lieu of the information published at 78 FR 48888. The table provided here represents the proposed flood hazard determinations and communities affected for Chambers County, Texas, and Incorporated Areas.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-01802
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-01801
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-01800
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-01798
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2014-01796
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-4160-DR), dated January 6, 2014, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2014-01791
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-4159-DR), dated December 20, 2013, and related determinations.
Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Indicator for Recommending a Cost Share Adjustment
Document Number: 2014-01790
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice that the statewide per capita indicator for recommending cost share adjustments for major disasters declared on or after January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014, is $135.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Emergency Notification System (ENS)
Document Number: 2014-01789
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
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 Emergency Notification System (ENS).
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-01787
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
New or modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application by Refugee for Waiver of Grounds of Excludability, Form I-602; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2014-01764
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed extension of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Public Availability of DHS Fiscal Year 2013 Service Contract Inventory
Document Number: 2014-01737
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-117), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the FY 2013 Service Contract inventory. This inventory provides information on service contract actions over $25,000 that were made in FY 2013. The information is organized by function to show how contracted resources are distributed throughout the agency. The inventory has been developed in accordance with guidance issued on November 5, 2010 and December 19, 2011 available at https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/procurement-service- contract-inventories by the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP). The guidance for preparing and analyzing FY 2013 inventories is unchanged from OFFP's November 5, 2010 and December 19, 2011 guidance for preparing the inventories. DHS has posted its FY 2013 inventory for public review at: https://www.dhs.gov/ acquisition-reports-and-notices#2 under ``Acquisition Reports and Notices.''