Department of Homeland Security March 28, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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.