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Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Exemption of State-Owned Properties Under Self-Insurance Plan
Document Number: 2014-13110
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-05
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Property Acquisition and Relocation for Open Space
Document Number: 2014-13093
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-05
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 Property Acquisition and Relocation for Open Space process as part of the administration of FEMA's mitigation grant programs.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Application for Participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
Document Number: 2014-13090
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-05
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.
National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures
Document Number: 2014-13035
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The purpose of this notice is to provide an opportunity for public comment on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS or Department) draft Directive 023-01, Rev. 01 and draft Instruction Manual 023-01-001-01, Rev. 01, Implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act (herein after referred to as Directive and Instruction). Together, the Directive and Instruction serve as the Department's procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), as amended, and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of NEPA (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508). Pursuant to the CEQ regulations, DHS is soliciting comments on its proposed internal Directive and Instruction from members of the interested public.
Safety Zone: Village West Marina 4th of July Fireworks Display, Fourteenmile Slough, Stockton, CA
Document Number: 2014-12987
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Fourteenmile Slough near Stockton, CA in support of the Village West Marina 4th of July Fireworks Display on July 4, 2014. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or their designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; ODBA Draggin' on the Waccamaw, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Bucksport, SC
Document Number: 2014-12986
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Bucksport, South Carolina during the Outboard Drag Boat Association (ODBA) Draggin' on the Waccamaw, a series of high-speed boat races. The event will take place on Saturday, June 21, 2014 and Sunday, June 22, 2014. Approximately 50 high-speed race boats are anticipated to participate in the races. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters of the United States during the event. This special local regulation will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Persons and vessels that are not participating in the races will be prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Free Training for Civics and Citizenship of Adults, Form G-1190; Civics and Citizenship Toolkit, Form OMB-58; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2014-12968
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) 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; Cincinnati Reds Fireworks Displays Ohio River, Mile 470.1-470.4; Cincinnati, OH
Document Number: 2014-12822
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Ohio River, surface to bottom, extending from Ohio River mile 470.1 to mile 470.4, extending 500 ft. from the state of Ohio shoreline at Cincinnati, Ohio. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect persons and property from potential damage and safety hazards during the Cincinnati Reds Season Fireworks displays. During the period of enforcement, no vessels may be located within this Coast Guard safety zone. Entry into this Coast Guard safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or other designated representative.
Safety Zone; Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Fireworks Displays Ohio River, Mile 460.9-461.3; Cincinnati, OH
Document Number: 2014-12817
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Ohio River, surface to bottom, extending from Ohio River mile 460.9 to mile 461.3, extending 300 ft. from the state of Ohio shoreline at Cincinnati, Ohio. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect persons and property from potential damage and safety hazards during the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra fireworks displays. During the period of enforcement, no vessels may be located within this Coast Guard safety zone. Entry into this Coast Guard safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or other designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Tennessee River, Decatur, AL
Document Number: 2014-12812
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Southern Railroad Drawbridge across the Tennessee River, mile 304.4, at Decatur, Alabama. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner time to replace and adjust the down haul operating ropes that are essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position and not open to vessel traffic.
Safety Zone; Escape to Miami Triathlon, Biscayne Bay; Miami, FL
Document Number: 2014-12809
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of Biscayne Bay, east of Margaret Pace Park, Miami, Florida during the Publix Escape to Miami Triathlon. The Publix Escape to Miami Triathlon is scheduled to take place on September 28, 2014. The temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. The safety zone establishes a regulated area that will encompass the swim area of the event. Non-participant persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2014-12766
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
This document provides notice of the existence of a computer matching program between the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the New York State Department of Labor, titled ``Verification Division DHS-USCIS/NYSDOL.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: 2014-12764
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-03
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: Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR). 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Detention
Document Number: 2014-12761
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-03
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. 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; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2014-12760
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
This document provides notice of the existence of a computer matching program between the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, titled ``Verification Division DHS- USCIS/NJ-LWD.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry of Articles for Exhibition
Document Number: 2014-12742
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-02
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. 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.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Ocean; Virginia Beach, VA
Document Number: 2014-12384
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Virginia Beach, VA. 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 air show.
Distribution of Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset to Affected Domestic Producers
Document Number: 2014-12250
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Pursuant to the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000, this document is U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) notice of intent to distribute assessed antidumping or countervailing duties (known as the continued dumping and subsidy offset) for Fiscal Year 2014 in connection with countervailing duty orders, antidumping duty orders, or findings under the Antidumping Act of 1921. This document provides the instructions for affected domestic producers, or anyone alleging eligibility to receive a distribution, to file certifications to claim a distribution in relation to the listed orders or findings.
Announcement of Requirements and Registration for the National Radiological and Nuclear Detection Challenge; Correction
Document Number: 2014-12577
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
DNDO published a notice in the Federal Register of May 8, 2013, to announce the National Radiological and Nuclear Detection Challenge (Rad/Nuc Challenge), a participation challenge being conducted under the America Competes Reauthorization Act, for state, local, and tribal law enforcement, other first responders, public safety officials, and Civil Support Team members. This event was postponed and a correction was published in the Federal Register of July 30, 2013. This event has now been cancelled requiring an additional amendment to the original notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for Review; Information Collection Request for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology, National Capital Region Secure Delivery Technology Program
Document Number: 2014-12576
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) invites the general public to comment on data collection forms for the National Capital Region (NCR) Secure Delivery Technology program. This is a new Paper Reduction Act collection without an OMB control number. Secure Delivery Technology is responsible for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of deliveries to General Services Administration (GSA) facilities in the NCR. Information collected by Federal Protective Service (FPS) personnel to ensure secured deliveries in the NCR includes the delivery driver's name and license number. The information collected is used by FPS personnel to verify the identity of the driver at the delivery central screening facility and final destination locations, along with providing an auditable trail for post-delivery analysis should an event occur that requires forensics. DHS invites interested persons to comment on the ``National Capital Region Secure Delivery Technology Driver Log'' form and instructions (hereinafter ``Forms Package'') for the S&T NCR Secure Delivery Technology. Interested persons may receive a copy of the Forms Package by contacting the DHS S&T PRA Coordinator. This notice and request for comments is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for Review; Information Collection Extension Request for the Support Anti- Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies (SAFETY) Act Program
Document Number: 2014-12575
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is soliciting public comment on the following forms: (1) Registration as a Seller of an Anti-Terrorism Technology (DHS Form 10010); (2) Request for a Pre- Application Consultation (DHS Form 10009); (3) Notice of License of Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (DHS Form 10003); (4) Notice of Modification of Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (DHS Form 10002); (5) Application for Transfer of SAFETY Act Designation and Certification (DHS Form 10001); (6) Application for Renewal of SAFETY Act Protections of a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (DHS Form 10057); (7) Application for SAFETY Act Developmental Testing and Evaluation Designation (DHS Form 10006); (8) Application for SAFETY Act Designation (DHS Form 10008); (9) Application for SAFETY Act Certification (DHS Form 10007); (10) SAFETY Act Block Designation Application (DHS Form 10005); and (11) SAFETY Act Block Certification Application (DHS Form 10004).
Notice of Cancellation of Customs Broker's License
Document Number: 2014-12512
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice of the cancellation of one individual's customs broker's license with prejudice.
Safety Zone; Gulfstar 1 SPAR, Mississippi Canyon Block 724, Outer Continental Shelf on the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: C1-2014-11567
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Agency Information Collection Activities: Inter-Agency Alien Witness and Informant Record, Form I-854A; Agency Alien Witness and Informant Adjustment of Status, Form I-854B; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2014-12418
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-29
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 February 12, 2014, at 79 FR 8469, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received one comment in connection with the 60-day notice.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Berwick Bay-Atchafalaya River, Morgan City, LA
Document Number: 2014-12385
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Morgan City Railroad Bridge across Berwick BayAtchafalaya River, mile 17.5 and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Morgan City-Port Allen Alternate Route, mile 0.3) in Morgan City, St. Mary's Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for four consecutive hours with an opening to pass vessels in the middle for the purpose of conducting scheduled maintenance to the drawbridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2014-12382
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the upper deck of the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the safe and efficient movement of light rail and roadway traffic associated with the Starlight Parade in Portland, Oregon. This deviation allows the upper deck of the Steel Bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate efficient movement of event patrons.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Ocean; Virginia Beach, VA
Document Number: 2014-12381
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Virginia Beach, VA. This safety zone will 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.
Safety Zones; Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Zone
Document Number: 2014-12379
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish four temporary safety zones for three fireworks events and one swim event within the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during these events. The safety zones will facilitate public notification of these events and provide protective measures for the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with these events. Entering into, transiting through, remaining, anchoring or mooring within these regulated areas would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Long Island Sound.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2014-12377
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the upper deck of the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the safe and efficient movement of light rail and roadway traffic associated with the Rose Parade in Portland, Oregon. This deviation allows the upper deck of the Steel Bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate efficient movement of event patrons.
Safety Zone, Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Display Cape Fear River; Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2014-12376
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bush River, Perryman, MD
Document Number: 2014-12374
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the Amtrak Bridge, at mile 6.8 over Bush River, at Perryman, MD. The rule updates the language of the regulation to reflect the intent of the original schedule and change the interim rule as final.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Raccoon Creek, Bridgeport, NJ
Document Number: 2014-12373
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is reopening the comment period to solicit additional comments concerning its notice of proposed rulemaking to change the regulation governing the U.S. Route 130 lift bridge across Raccoon Creek at mile 1.8 at Bridgeport, New Jersey. This notice corrects a misstatement in the notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the bridge data and responds to the initial comments received.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program (IHP)
Document Number: 2014-12335
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-28
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-12333
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-28
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Fire Management Assistance Grant Program
Document Number: 2014-12329
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 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 an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.
Anchorage Regulations: Special Anchorage Areas, Marina del Rey Harbor, California
Document Number: 2014-12178
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to disestablish the special anchorage area at the north end of the main channel in Marina del Rey Harbor, California. Several marina expansion projects have encroached upon the anchorage. Vessels rarely use the anchorage due to a high volume of traffic moving through it as vessels transit in and out of the harbor. This proposed action will remove the anchorage area from the regulations. Vessels may anchor in the harbor during storms, stress, or other emergency situations.
Safety Zone; Biotechnology Industry Organization, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2014-12175
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Biotechnology Industry Organization firework display safety zone on June 23, 2014. This marine event occurs on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay, immediately to the west of the USS MIDWAY, in San Diego, California. 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.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Marine Events and Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2014-12169
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending its special local regulations and safety zones established for recurring marine events and fireworks displays that take place within the Fifth Coast Guard District area of responsibility. This interim final rule revises the listing of events that informs the public of regularly scheduled marine parades, regattas, other organized water events, and fireworks displays that require additional safety measures provided by regulations. Through this interim final rule, the current list of recurring marine events requiring special local regulations or safety zones is updated with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place in the Fifth Coast Guard District area of responsibility. When these special local regulations and safety zones are enforced, certain restrictions are placed on marine traffic in specified areas. Additionally, this rulemaking project promotes efficiency by eliminating the need to produce a separate rule for each individual recurring event, and serves to provide notice of the known recurring events requiring a special local regulation or safety zone throughout the year.
National Infrastructure Advisory Council
Document Number: 2014-11960
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet Thursday, June 12, 2014, at the United States Access Board, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004. The meeting will be open to the public.
Special Load Line Exemption for Lake Michigan: Petition for Rulemaking
Document Number: 2014-11931
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of several requests for a rulemaking, and requests public comment accordingly. The requesters are petitioning the Coast Guard to establish a special load line-exempted route on Lake Michigan. This exemption would allow non- load line river barges to transit along the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, between Chicago (Calumet Harbor), IL, and Muskegon, MI. This is similar to an existing exempted route along the western shore between Calumet and Milwaukee, WI.
African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and Generalized System of Preferences and Trade Benefits Under AGOA
Document Number: 2014-11692
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document adopts as a final rule, with some changes, interim amendments to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations which were published in the Federal Register on October 5, 2000, as T.D. 00-67, and later amended by T.D. 03-15 published in the Federal Register on March 21, 2003, to implement the trade benefit provisions for sub-Saharan Africa contained in Title I of the Trade and Development Act of 2000, as amended. The trade benefits under Title I, also referred to as the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), apply to sub-Saharan African countries designated by the President and involve: The extension of duty-free treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) to non-textile articles normally excluded from GSP duty-free treatment that are not import-sensitive; and the entry of specific textile and apparel articles free of duty and free of any quantitative limits. The regulatory amendments adopted as a final rule in this document reflect and clarify the statutory standards for preferential tariff treatment under the AGOA, as amended by section 3108 of the Trade Act of 2002 and include other amendments necessitated by passage of the AGOA Acceleration Act of 2004 and the Africa Investment Incentive Act of 2006. This final rule includes specific documentary, procedural and other related requirements that must be met in order to obtain preferential treatment. This document also adopts as a final rule interim amendments to the CBP regulations implementing the GSP which were included in T.D. 00-67 to conform those regulations to previous amendments to the GSP statute. Moreover, this document adopts as a final rule other changes to the AGOA implementing regulations made by T.D. 03-15 to clarify several issues that arose after their original publication.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: 2014-11958
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) will meet on June 11-12, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia to discuss matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings, Inland Rules of the Road, International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems. These meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Titusville, FL
Document Number: 2014-11956
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the drawbridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway mile 878.9, Titusville, Florida. The drawbridge was replaced with a fixed bridge in 2011 and the operating regulation is no longer applicable or necessary.
Safety Zone; BMA Media Group Fireworks, Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA
Document Number: 2014-11951
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 300-foot-radius, temporary safety zone on Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA for a fireworks display May 31, 2014. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with this fireworks display. This safety zone will restrict vessels from a portion of Presque Isle Bay during the BMA Media Group Fireworks display.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: C1-2014-09450
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Agency Information Collection Activities: Report of Diversion
Document Number: 2014-11888
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-22
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: Report of Diversion (CBP Form 26). CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Florida; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2014-11825
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-4177-DR), dated May 6, 2014, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2014-11824
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Mississippi (FEMA-4175-DR), dated April 30, 2014, and related determinations.
Alabama; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2014-11823
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Alabama (FEMA-4176-DR), dated May 2, 2014, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2014-11822
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-22
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-4174-DR), dated April 29, 2014, and related determinations.