Department of Homeland Security March 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Designation of Chile for the Visa Waiver Program
Document Number: 2014-07254
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Eligible citizens, nationals and passport holders from designated Visa Waiver Program countries may apply for admission to the United States at U.S. ports of entry as nonimmigrant aliens for a period of ninety days or less for business or pleasure without first obtaining a nonimmigrant visa, provided that they are otherwise eligible for admission under applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. On February 28, 2014, the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of State designated Chile as a country that is eligible to participate in the Visa Waiver Program. Accordingly, this rule updates the list of countries designated for participation in the Visa Waiver Program by adding Chile.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-07087
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of an extension to the following collection of information: 1625-0058, Application for Permit to Transport Municipal and Commercial Waste. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-07085
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (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: 1625-0092, Sewage and Graywater Discharge Records for Certain Cruise Vessels Operating on Alaskan Waters. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-07084
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a revision to the following collections of information: 1625-0057, Small Passenger VesselsTitle 46 Subchapters K and T and 1625-0064, Plan Approval and Records for Subdivision and Stability RegulationsTitle 46 CFR Subchapter S. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Safety Zone; San Francisco Giants Fireworks, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2014-07082
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the San Francisco Giants Fireworks display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2014-06992
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec Services, LLC, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of May 23, 2013.
Assessment Framework and Organizational Restatement Regarding Preemption for Certain Regulations Issued by the Coast Guard
Document Number: 2014-07080
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Assessment Framework and Organizational Restatement Regarding Preemption for Certain Regulations Issued by the Coast Guard,'' which published on December 27, 2013. For reasons discussed in this notice, the comment period is extended until May 26, 2014.
Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2014-06990
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek USA, Inc., has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of June 26, 2013.
Lifeboat Release Mechanisms
Document Number: 2014-06975
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a policy letter regarding a recent International Maritime Organization amendment to Chapter III of the International Convention for the Safety of Life At Sea, 1974 (SOLAS). The amendment requires all SOLAS ships, regardless of build date, to identify and replace existing lifeboat on-load release mechanisms that do not comply with certain provisions of the International Life-Saving Appliance (LSA) Code. Compliance is required no later than the next scheduled dry-docking after July 1, 2014, but in any case before July 1, 2019. The amendment does not apply to the release mechanisms on free-fall lifeboats. Any U.S. ship subject to SOLAS that operates on international voyages without complying with the amendment past the applicable compliance date may be subject to detention by foreign port state officials and other administrative action by foreign authorities.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Logistics Capability Assistance Tool (LCAT)
Document Number: 2014-06940
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
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.
Georgia; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2014-06939
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA-3368-EM), dated February 11, 2014, and related determinations.
Pennsylvania; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-06938
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (FEMA-3367-EM), dated February 6, 2014, and related determinations.
Georgia; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2014-06935
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA-3368-EM), dated February 11, 2014, and related determinations.
Pennsylvania; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2014-06934
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (FEMA-3367-EM), dated February 6, 2014, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request; Extension of an Information Collection
Document Number: 2014-06903
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-06859
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) will meet on April 16 and 17, 2014, in New Orleans, LA, to discuss various issues related to safety of operations and other matters affecting the oil and gas offshore industry. These meetings are open to the public.
Safety Zone, Pasquotank River; Elizabeth City, NC
Document Number: 2014-06849
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Pasquotank River in Elizabeth City, NC in support of the fireworks display for the Potato Festival. This action is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public and spectators from the hazards posed by aerial fireworks displays. Entry into or movement within this safety zone during the enforcement period is prohibited without approval of the Captain of the Port.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ
Document Number: 2014-06844
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the drawbridge operation regulations that govern the PATH Railroad Bridge, mile 3.0, and the Hack-Freight Bridge, mile 3.1, across the Hackensack River, New Jersey. The bridge owners, the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) and Conrail, submitted requests to revise the operation schedule for the PATH Railroad Bridge and to change the Conrail Hack-Freight to operate remotely. In addition, we will be removing obsolete unnecessary language and requirements from the existing regulation that are now listed under other regulations. It is expected that these changes will continue to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-06708
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (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: 1625-0082, Navigation Safety Information and Emergency Instructions for Certain Towing Vessels. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Housatonic River, Stratford, CT
Document Number: 2014-06843
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-03-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Metro-North (Devon) Bridge across the Housatonic River, mile 3.9, at Stratford, Connecticut. The deviation is necessary to facilitate structural repairs at the bridge. This temporary deviation authorizes the bridge to remain in the closed position Monday through Thursday for eight weeks to facilitate repairs at the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL
Document Number: 2014-06840
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-03-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to allow the Front Street 5K Run/Walk to cross the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position for one hour.
Safety Zone, Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Display Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2014-06837
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing a temporary change to the enforcement location of a safety zone for one specific recurring fireworks display in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to only one recurring fireworks event, held adjacent to the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North Carolina. The fireworks display formerly originated from a location on land but this year will originate from a barge. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North Carolina, during the event.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events, Nanticoke River; Bivalve, MD
Document Number: 2014-06832
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the ``Coastal Aquatics Swim Team Open Water Summer Shore Swim'', a marine event to be held on the waters of the Nanticoke River at Bivalve, MD on June 29, 2014. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Nanticoke River during the event.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Detention
Document Number: 2014-06810
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-27
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: Notice of Detention. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry of Articles for Exhibition
Document Number: 2014-06809
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-27
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: Entry of Articles for Exhibition. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Sworn Statement of Refugee Applying for Admission to the United States, Form G-646; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2014-06745
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-27
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.
Safety Zone; Helicopter Lift Operations, Main Branch Chicago River, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2014-06709
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-03-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Main Branch of the Chicago River in Chicago, IL. This temporary safety zone is intended to restrict vessels and persons from a portion of the Main Branch of the Chicago River during construction operations involving a helicopter. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect workers, the surrounding public, and vessels from the hazards associated with the construction operations.
Safety Zones; Revolution 3 Triathlon, Lake Erie, Sandusky Bay, Sandusky, OH
Document Number: 2014-06705
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-03-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two permanent safety zones on Lake Erie near Sandusky, OH that will be enforced two consecutive mornings annually during the first or second weekend in September. This is intended to restrict vessel traffic during the swim portion of the Revolution 3 Triathlon in Lake Erie and Sandusky Bay, Sandusky, OH, and is necessary to protect participants, spectators, and vessels from the hazards associated with a triathlon event.
Special Local Regulations; Dragging on the Waccamaw, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Bucksport, SC
Document Number: 2014-06441
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Bucksport, South Carolina during the Outboard Drag Boat Association (ODBA) dragging on the Waccamaw, a series of high-speed boat races. The event is scheduled to take place from 10:30 a.m. on June 21, 2014, through 8:30 p.m. on June 22, 2014. Approximately 50 high-speed race boats are anticipated to participate in the races. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters of the United States during the event. These special local regulations would temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Persons and vessels that are not participating in the races would be prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the restricted area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Removal of Federal Advisory Committee Act Regulations
Document Number: 2014-06529
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This document corrects the RIN that published in the Federal Register on March 13, 2014. This final rule removes the regulations that implement the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA's implementation of FACA is now governed by the rules promulgated by the General Services Administration (GSA) and by the policies issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
National Flood Insurance Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Scoping Meeting Dates
Document Number: 2014-06525
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement on the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was published in the May 16, 2012 Federal Register at 77 FR 28891, and requested public comments no later than July 16, 2012. Thirty-nine comments were received. Due to the extenuating circumstances caused by the passage of a 5- year NFIP reauthorization (See Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, Pub. L. 112-141, 126 Stat. 405), interested parties requested an extension of the initial comment period. FEMA reopened the comment period for submitting public comments to October 9, 2012, for Docket ID FEMA-2012-0012 through publication in the Federal Register at 77 FR 50706 on August 22, 2012. Two comments were received. The comments received as part of the NOI will be considered in the preparation of this PEIS. This notice sets forth the dates of public scoping meetings FEMA intends to hold online, as Webinars, to inform the public about FEMA's intended PEIS process and receive additional comments from the public. Information on the NFIP PEIS and instructions for online webinar registration is available on the project Web site at: https:// www.fema.gov/programmatic-environmental-impact-statement.
South Carolina; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-06521
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of South Carolina (FEMA-3369-EM), dated February 12, 2014, and related determinations.
Georgia; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2014-06517
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA-3368-EM), dated February 11, 2014, and related determinations.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-06514
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR Part 65). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2014-06447
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of the Safety Zone; Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, Calumet-Saganashkee Channel on all waters of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal from Mile Marker 296.1 to Mile Marker 296.7 at specified times from March 21 to March 30, 2014. This action is necessary to protect the waterway, waterway users, and vessels from the hazards associated with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Fish Suppression and Dispersal Barriers testing operations. During any of the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, mooring, laying-up or anchoring within the enforced area of this safety zone by any person or vessel is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan, or his designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in the Seventh Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2014-06445
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the FKCC Swim around Key West Special Local Regulation in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on June 14, 2014. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of race participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public from the hazards associated with this event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the regulated area without permission from the Captain of the Port.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Pearl River, LA/MS
Document Number: 2014-06443
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-03-25
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 US 90 highway bridge (East Pearl River Bridge), a swing span bridge across the Pearl River, mile 8.8, near Pearlington, Mississippi. The deviation is necessary in order to conduct electrical and structural repairs to the bridge. These repairs are essential for the continued safe operation of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain temporarily closed to navigation for ten hours on three separate dates to effect the repairs.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Cost Submission
Document Number: 2014-06427
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
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: Cost Submission. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Agency Information Collection Activities: e-Allegations Submission
Document Number: 2014-06424
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
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: e- Allegations Submission. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency-009 Hazard Mitigation, Disaster Public Assistance, and Disaster Loan Programs System of Records
Document Number: 2014-06361
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency proposes to consolidate a current system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency005 Temporary and Permanent Relocation and Personal and Real Property Acquisition and Relocation Files System of Records'' (73 FR 77750, December 19, 2008) into the existing system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency009 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Programs System of Records'' (77 FR 17783, July 23, 2012). The Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency also proposes to update this system of records to include all disaster-related grant and loan programs including public assistance program, and rename the system of records as ``Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency009 Hazard Mitigation, Disaster Public Assistance, and Disaster Loan Programs System of Records'' to reflect the changes. The consolidated and updated system of records allows the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency to collect and maintain records from points of contact from states, tribes, local governments, and other entities applying for all grant money programs through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's public assistance grants program, disaster loan program, and the Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant programs. This system of records also allows information collection from individuals who may receive public assistance through these grants. This system of records notice includes personally identifiable information collected from individual property owners and/or occupants whose properties are identified in applications for public assistance, hazard mitigation assistance, and other disaster-related assistance or who have been identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as candidates for such assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency tracks the progress of the grants to the survivors, to ensure proper delivery of service, prevent duplication of benefits, and recoup any improper payment of public assistance funds. As a result of the review records have been updated within the: (1) System name; (2) system location; (3) categories of individuals; (4) categories of records; (5) authority for maintenance; (6) purpose; (7) routine uses; (8) retrievability; and (9) retention and disposal. Additionally, this notice includes non- substantive changes to simplify the formatting and text of the previously published notice. This updated system will be included in the Department of Homeland Security's inventory of record systems.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Application for Participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
Document Number: 2014-06296
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
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 collection of information under which communities submit information to FEMA for application and continued participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Alaska; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-06294
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Alaska (FEMA-4162-DR), dated January 23, 2014, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-06292
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-4164-DR), dated January 30, 2014, and related determinations.
South Carolina; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2014-06290
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of South Carolina (FEMA-3369-EM), dated February 12, 2014, and related determinations.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-06287
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR Part 65). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-06285
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
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.
Vermont; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-06283
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Vermont (FEMA-4163-DR), dated January 29, 2014, and related determinations.
Alaska; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-06281
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Alaska (FEMA-4161-DR), dated January 16, 2014, and related determinations.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-06240
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of an extension to the following collection of information: 1625-0062, Approval of Alterations to Marine Portable Tanks; Approval of Non- Specification Portable Tanks. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-06233
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (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: 1625-0017, Various International Agreement Safety Certificates and Documents. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.