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

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Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2014-07811
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-08
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 March 5, 2013.
Accreditation and Approval of Amspec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2014-07809
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-08
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 September 26, 2013.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Entry or Departure for Flights To and From Cuba
Document Number: 2014-07808
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-08
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: Request for Entry or Departure for Flights To and From Cuba. 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.
Tonnage Regulations Amendments
Document Number: 2014-07321
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its tonnage regulations by implementing amendments to the tonnage measurement law made by the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010. This rulemaking would also codify principal technical interpretations issued by the Coast Guard, and incorporate administrative, non-substantive clarifications of and updates to the tonnage regulations. The Coast Guard believes these changes will lead to a better understanding of regulatory requirements.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2014-07685
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-07
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: 1625-0036, Plan Approval and Records for U.S. and Foreign Tank Vessels Carrying Oil in Bulk. 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; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2014-07611
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, miles 12.1, at Portland, Oregon. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the Race for the Roses event. This deviation allows the upper deck of the Steel Bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate safe movement of event participants.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Ocean; Virginia Beach, VA
Document Number: 2014-07609
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Virginia Beach, VA on September 11, 2014. This safety zone will restrict vessel movement in the specified area during the Virginia Symphony Orchestra Fireworks. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the surrounding navigable waters during the fireworks display.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2014-07607
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Broadway Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 11.7, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the Portland Race for the Roses event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the down or closed position to facilitate safe movement of event participants.
Special Local Regulation; Annual Marine Events on the Colorado River, Between Davis Dam (Bullhead City, Arizona) and Headgate Dam (Parker, Arizona) Within the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2014-07604
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the 2014 Lake Havasu Desert Storm marine event special local regulations on April 26, 2014. This annual marine event occurs on the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Lake Havasu, Arizona. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, safety vessels, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Ocean; Virginia Beach, VA
Document Number: 2014-07603
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Virginia Beach, VA. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel movement in the specified area during the Patriotic Festival III. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the surrounding navigable waters during the air show.
Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2014-07602
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in New Orleans to discuss topics relating to navigational safety on the Lower Mississippi River. This meeting will be open to the public.
Interim Guidance for Nontank Vessel Response Plans
Document Number: 2014-07600
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the cancellation of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) No. 01-05, Change (CH)-1, ``Interim Guidance for the Development and Review of Response Plans for Nontank Vessels.'' NVIC 01-05, CH-1 is replaced by the ``Nontank Vessel Response Plans and Other Response Plan Requirements'' final rule promulgated on September 30, 2013.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Form I-821D; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2014-07597
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-04
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 December 18, 2013, at 78 FR 76636, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did receive multiple comments in connection with the 60-day notice. The comments, and USCIS' responses, are discussed within the Supporting Statement that can be found with the documents submitted to OMB in support of this proposed collection of information.
Washington; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2014-07592
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-04
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Washington (FEMA-3370-EM), dated March 24, 2014, and related determinations.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2014-07587
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-04
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date. Also, information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's Community Status Book (CSB). The CSB is available at http:// www.fema.gov/fema/csb.shtm.
New York; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2014-07583
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-04
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of New York (FEMA-4129-DR), dated July 12, 2013, and related determinations.
South Carolina; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-07581
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-04
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 South Carolina (FEMA-4166-DR), dated March 12, 2014, and related determinations.
Georgia; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-07573
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-04
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 Georgia (FEMA-4165-DR), dated March 6, 2014, and related determinations.
Washington; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-07566
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-04
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Washington (FEMA-3370-EM), dated March 24, 2014, and related determinations.
The Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council
Document Number: 2014-07482
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the establishment of the Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC) in a Federal Register Notice (71 FR 14930-14933) dated March 24, 2006, which identified the purpose of CIPAC, as well as its membership. This notice provides: (i) Notice of the renewal of the CIPAC charter; (ii) quarterly CIPAC membership updates; (iii) instructions on how the public can obtain the CIPAC membership roster and other information on the council; and (iv) information on recently completed CIPAC meetings.
Recovery Policy RP9525.2, Donated Resources
Document Number: 2014-07413
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-02
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides notice of the availability of the final Recovery Policy RP9525.23, Donated Resources. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a notice of availability and request for comment for the proposed policy on November 1, 2013 at 78 FR 65688.
Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy
Document Number: 2014-07412
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-02
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet via teleconference on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The meeting will be open to the public.
Public Review of Patient Decontamination in a Mass Chemical Exposure Incident: National Planning Guidance for Communities
Document Number: 2014-07392
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Chemical Defense Program (CDP), under the Department of Homeland Security Office of Health Affairs (OHA), and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), are seeking public comment on a document titled ``Patient Decontamination in a Mass Chemical Exposure Incident: National Planning Guidance for Communities.''
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-014 Homeland Security Investigations Forensic Laboratory System of Records
Document Number: 2014-07386
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security is issuing a final rule to amend its regulations to exempt portions of the ``Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement014 Homeland Security Investigations Forensic Laboratory System of Records'' from certain provisions of the Privacy Act. Specifically, the Department exempts portions of the ``Department of Homeland Security/ U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement014 Homeland Security Investigations Forensic Laboratory System of Records'' from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional Meeting
Document Number: 2014-07344
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet to work on Task Statement 80, concerning crew training requirements onboard vessels subject to the International Code of Safety for ships using gases or low flash-point fuels (IGF Code). This meeting will be open to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for T Nonimmigrant Status; Application for Immediate Family Member of T-1 Recipient; and Declaration of Law Enforcement Officer for Victim of Trafficking in Persons, Form I-914 and Supplements A and B; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2014-07312
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-02
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 January 24, 2014, at 79 FR 4168, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received one comment in connection with the 60-day notice.
Special Local Regulation, Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale New River Raft Race, New River; Fort Lauderdale, FL
Document Number: 2014-07264
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the waters of the New River in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during the Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale New River Raft Race, on Saturday, April 5, 2014. The special local regulation will encompass the waters between Esplanade Park to just east of the Southeast 3rd Avenue Bridge. Approximately 100 participants will attend the race. The special local regulation is necessary to ensure the safety of the participants, participant vessels, and the general public during the event. Persons and vessels, except those participating in the event, are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Mitigation Grant Program/e-Grants.
Document Number: 2014-07283
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-01
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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Isle of Wight (Sinepuxtent) Bay, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2014-07267
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the US 50 Bridge, over Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, mile 0.5, at Ocean City, MD. This proposal would revise the current closure times to accommodate heavy volumes of vehicular traffic following the annual July 4th fireworks show.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events, Tred Avon River; Between Bellevue, MD and Oxford, MD
Document Number: 2014-07266
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Oxford-Bellevue Sharkfest Swim'', a marine event to be held on the waters of the Tred Avon River on May 10, 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 Tred Avon River during the event.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Morehead City, NC
Document Number: 2014-07265
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway at Morehead City, North Carolina. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during maintenance on the U.S. 70 Fixed Bridge crossing the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 203.7, at Morehead City, North Carolina. The safety zone will temporarily restrict vessel movement within the designated area.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles
Document Number: 2014-07179
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-01
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: Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles. 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Great Egg Harbor Bay, (Ship Channel and (Beach Thorofare NJICW)), Somers Point and Ocean City, NJ
Document Number: 2014-07083
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the operating schedules that govern the opening of the S52 (Ship Channel) Bridge, mile 0.5, across Great Egg Harbor Bay at Somers Point, NJ and the Route 52 (Ninth Street) Bridge, mile 80.4, across Great Egg Harbor Bay Beach Thorofare NJICW at Ocean City, NJ. The existing regulations contain drawbridge operation schedules for the Route 52 Bridges. However, the existing bridges were modified in 2012 from movable bridges to fixed bridges. Since the bridges are no longer movable bridges, the regulations controlling the opening and closing of the bridges are no longer necessary.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Northern New England
Document Number: 2014-06244
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is updating special local regulations and permanent safety zones in the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone for annual recurring marine events. When enforced, these proposed special local regulations and safety zones will restrict vessels from portions of water areas during certain annually recurring events. The revised special local regulations and safety zones will expedite public notification and ensure the protection of the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with certain maritime events.