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Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2014-10609
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-08
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 August 28, 2013.
Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2014-10601
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-08
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 July 16, 2013.
Policy Implementing the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping Final Rule
Document Number: 2014-10530
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of ten Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars (NVICs), which are the second set of a series of NVICs to implement the Final Rule that aligned Coast Guard regulations with amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers and made changes to national endorsements. These NVICs will provide guidance to mariners concerning new regulations governing merchant mariner certificates and endorsements to Merchant Mariner Credentials (MMC).
Workplace Safety and Health for Merchant Mariners
Document Number: 2014-09851
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks public comment on a petition that requests the Coast Guard to initiate a rulemaking to address mariner occupational health and safety. In the attachments to its petition, which asserts that the Coast Guard has failed to provide adequate workplace safety and health measures to protect limited tonnage merchant mariners, the National Mariner's Association has identified several safety and occupational health issues that are not currently addressed under the jurisdiction of the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard will consider all comments received in response to this notice in determining whether or not to initiate the requested rulemaking.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events, Choptank River; Between Cambridge, MD and Trappe, MD
Document Number: 2014-10381
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning amendments to the regattas and marine parades regulations. The rulemaking was intended to establish special local regulations during the swim segment of the ``Choptank Bridge Swim,'' a marine event to be held on the waters of Choptank River between Cambridge, MD and Trappe, MD on May 10, 2014. The Coast Guard was notified on April 9, 2014 that the event had been cancelled.
Safety Zone: Tiburon's 50th Anniversary Fireworks, San Francisco Bay, Tiburon, CA
Document Number: 2014-10379
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay near Point Tiburon in support of the Town of Tiburon's 50th Anniversary Fireworks celebration on May 30, 2014. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with 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.
Anchorage; Ashley River Anchorage, Ashley River, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2014-10377
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the special anchorage area located on the Ashley River, in Charleston, SC. The change is necessary to accommodate the expansion of the Charleston City Marina and meet the requirements of 33 CFR 109.10. The change will ensure that there is sufficient space to accommodate vessels desiring to anchor in the area, while allowing a sufficient buffer between the federal channel and special anchorage.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Southern Flow Corridor Flood Reduction and Habitat Restoration Project, Tillamook County, Oregon
Document Number: 2014-10331
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in cooperation with other Federal agencies, intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) evaluating the environmental impacts associated with funding activities to reduce flood impacts and to restore habitat for fish and wildlife within Tillamook County, Oregon. FEMA intends to provide funding for the project, known as the Southern Flow Corridor project, to the Port of Tillamook Bay (Applicant) through FEMA's Public Assistance (PA) grant program. Other funding for the project comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Restoration Center, State of Oregon lottery funds, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, and Tillamook County. Other public and private entities may also provide funding to support the Project.
Special Local Regulation; Stuart Sailfish Regatta, Indian River; Stuart, FL
Document Number: 2014-10271
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the Indian River located northeast of Ernest F. Lyons Bridge and south of Joes Cove, in Stuart, Florida during the Stuart Sailfish Regatta, a series of high-speed boat races. The Stuart Sailfish Regatta will take place from May 16 through May 18, 2014. Approximately 120 high-speed power boats will be participating in the event. It is anticipated that at least 100 spectator vessels will be present during the event. This special local regulation is necessary for the safety of race participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. The special local regulation will establish the following three areas: A race area, where all persons and vessels, except those participating in the high-speed boat races, are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within; a buffer zone around the race area, where all persons and vessels, except those persons and vessels enforcing the buffer zone, or authorized participants or vessels transiting to the race area, are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within; and a spectator area, where all persons are prohibited from entering the water or swimming in the designated area.
Safety Zones; July 4th Fireworks Displays Within the Captain of the Port Miami Zone; FL
Document Number: 2014-10270
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish three temporary safety zones during Fourth of July fireworks events on navigable waterways in the vicinity of Stuart, West Palm Beach, and Miami, Florida. These safety zones are necessary to protect the public from hazards associated with launching fireworks over the navigable waters of the United States. Non-participant persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within any of the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ
Document Number: 2014-10265
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Witt-Penn (Rt-7) Bridge across the Hackensack River at mile 3.1, at Jersey City, New Jersey. The deviation is necessary to facilitate replacement of the safety barrier gates at the bridge. This temporary deviation authorizes the bridge to remain in the closed position for five days.
Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC)
Document Number: 2014-10180
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC) will meet on May 22, 2014, in Miami, FL. The meeting will be open to the public.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2014-10158
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-05
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.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2014-10157
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2014-10156
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Extension of the Re-registration Period for Haiti Temporary Protected Status
Document Number: 2014-10177
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
On March 3, 2014, the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) extended the designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months by notice in the Federal Register. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) established a 60- day re-registration period from March 3, 2014 through May 2, 2014. DHS is extending the re-registration period through July 22, 2014 through this Notice, to maximize re-registration opportunities for those eligible to re-register.
Sector Outreach and Programs Division Online Meeting Registration Tool
Document Number: 2014-10078
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office Of Infrastructure Protection (IP), Sector Outreach and Programs Division (SOPD), will submit 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 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). NPPD is soliciting comments concerning Renewal Information Collection Request, Sector Outreach and Programs Division Online Meeting Registration Tool. DHS previously published this ICR in the Federal Register on February 10, 2014, for a 60-day public comment period. DHS received no comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-10024
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) will meet on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be partially closed to the public.
Outer Continental Shelf Units-Fire and Explosion Analyses
Document Number: 2014-10010
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
As part of its continuing response to the explosion, fire and sinking of the mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) DEEPWATER HORIZON in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010, the Coast Guard is providing recommended interim voluntary guidelines concerning fire and explosion analyses for MODUs and manned fixed and floating offshore facilities engaged in activities on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).
Modification of National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) Test Concerning Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Cargo Release for Truck Carriers
Document Number: 2014-10008
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP's) plan to modify the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test concerning Cargo Release functionality in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). Originally, the test was known as the Simplified Entry Test because the test simplified the entry process by reducing the number of data elements required to obtain release for cargo transported by air. The test was subsequently modified to provide more capabilities to test participants allowing CBP to deliver enhanced functionality and to include expansion to the ocean and rail modes of transportation. This notice now expands this functionality to the truck mode of transportation and invites more participants to join the test.
Safety Zone; Sea World San Diego 2014 Summer Fireworks, Mission Bay; San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2014-09852
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Sea World San Diego 2014 Firework safety zone on May 24 through May 26, May 31, June 1, June 7, June 8, June 13 through June 30, July 1 through July 31, August 1 through August 17, August 22 through August 24, August 29 through August 31, September 1 and September 6, 2014. These recurring annual summer firework display events occur on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in San Diego, California. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the marine event 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.
Modification of National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) Test Concerning Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Cargo Release To Allow Importers and Brokers To Certify From ACE Entry Summary
Document Number: 2014-10007
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP's) plan to modify the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test concerning Cargo Release functionality in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) by allowing importers and customs brokers to now certify from ACE Entry Summary cargo transported by air, ocean or rail during the Ace Cargo Release test. Originally, the test was known as the Simplified Entry Test because the test simplified the entry process by reducing the number of data elements required to obtain release for cargo transported by air. The test was subsequently modified to provide more capabilities to test participants, allowing CBP to deliver enhanced functionality and to include expansion to the ocean, rail and truck modes of transportation. This notice invites more participants to join the test.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Oceanport Creek, Oceanport, NJ
Document Number: 2014-10001
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the New Jersey Transit Rail Operations (NJTRO) Bridge across Oceanport Creek at mile 8.4, at Oceanport, New Jersey. The bridge owner submitted a request to allow the bridge to require a four hour advance notice for bridge openings year-round based upon infrequent requests to open the draw during past years. It is expected that this proposed change to the regulations will create efficiency in drawbridge operations while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Elizabeth River, Elizabeth, NJ
Document Number: 2014-09999
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the First Street Bridge across the Elizabeth River at mile 0.4, at Elizabeth, New Jersey. The drawbridge was converted to a fixed bridge in July 2010, and the operating regulation is no longer necessary.
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One Public Collection of Information: Exercise Information System
Document Number: 2014-09992
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0057, abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden for the TSA Exercise Information System (EXIS). EXIS is a web portal designed to serve stakeholders in the transportation industry in regard to security training exercises. EXIS provides stakeholders with transportation security exercise scenarios and objectives, best practices and lessons learned, and a repository of the user's own historical exercise data for use in future exercises. It also allows stakeholders to design their own security exercises based on the unique needs of their specific transportation mode or method of operation. Utilizing and inputting information into EXIS is completely voluntary.
Georgia; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2014-09987
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA-4165-DR), dated March 6, 2014, and related determinations.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Miner Slough, Near Rio Vista, CA
Document Number: 2014-09986
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the California Department of Transportation, Hwy 84 drawbridge across Miner Slough, mile 5.5, near Rio Vista, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to repair the damaged deck system of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position with a 7 foot reduction in vertical clearance during the deviation period.
South Carolina; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2014-09985
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of South Carolina (FEMA-4166-DR), dated March 12, 2014, and related determinations.
Tennessee; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09984
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
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 Tennessee (FEMA-4171-DR), dated April 11, 2014, and related determinations.
Maryland; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09981
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
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 Maryland (FEMA-4170-DR), dated April 10, 2014, and related determinations.
Washington; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09980
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
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 Washington (FEMA-4168-DR), dated April 2, 2014, and related determinations.
Oregon; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09979
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
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 Oregon (FEMA-4169-DR), dated April 4, 2014, and related determinations.
North Carolina; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09977
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
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 North Carolina (FEMA-4167-DR), dated March 31, 2014, and related determinations.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Zone Buffalo
Document Number: 2014-09862
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its safety zones regulations for annually reoccurring firework displays and marine events within the Captain of the Port Zone Buffalo. The safety zones that would be amended or established by this proposed rulemaking are necessary to protect the surrounding public, spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays, hydroplane boat races, and other events of a similar nature posing a potential hazard to the safety of life and property on the navigable waters. This proposed rule is intended to restrict vessels from designated areas on navigable waterways during these events.
Special Local Regulation; Low Country Splash, Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2014-09853
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor in Charleston, SC during the Low Country Splash in Charleston, SC, on May 24, 2014. This special local regulation is necessary to ensure the safety of participants, spectators, and the general public during the event. The special local regulation will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Wando River and Charleston Harbor, preventing non-participant vessels 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.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09747
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On January 16, 2008, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule that included modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) for the locations at the intersection with IH 440 and at the confluence with Palarm Creek along the Arkansas River in Pulaski County, Arkansas. FEMA is no longer proposing these flood elevation determination changes along the Arkansas River as identified in the above-referenced rulemaking publication.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations for Dona Ana County, New Mexico and Incorporated Areas
Document Number: 2014-09746
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning proposed flood elevation determinations for Dona Ana County, New Mexico and Incorporated Areas.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Prince George's County, Maryland, and Incorporated Areas
Document Number: 2014-09743
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed notice concerning proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include the addition or modification of any Base Flood Elevation, base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps, and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study reports for Prince George's County, Maryland, and Incorporated Areas.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations for Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, and Incorporated Areas
Document Number: 2014-09736
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning proposed flood elevation determinations for Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, and Incorporated Areas.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09734
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-29
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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Inner Harbor Navigational Canal, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2014-09729
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the SR 46 (St. Claude Avenue) bridge across the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, mile 0.5 (GIWW mile 6.2 East of Harvey Lock) in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for 24 consecutive hours within an eight day window of opportunity to conduct scheduled maintenance to the drawbridge.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09727
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-29
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09725
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
New or modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Safety Zone: Giants Enterprises Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2014-09722
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay near AT&T Park in support of Giants Enterprises Fireworks Display on May 21, 2014. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with 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 his designated representative.
Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security-DHS/ALL 020 Internal Affairs System of Records
Document Number: 2014-09471
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security proposes to update and reissue a current Department of Homeland Security department-wide system of records notice titled ``Department of Homeland Security/ALL-020 Department of Homeland Security Internal Affairs System of Records.'' This system collects and maintains records relating to investigations, including allegations of misconduct, resultant investigations conducted by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Headquarters or its components, and any of the individuals involved in such investigations with the exception of records of investigations conducted by the Office of the Inspector General. This revised notice includes several changes necessitated by the issuance of a final rule entitled Standards To Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Sexual Abuse and Assault in Confinement Facilities (6 CFR part 115) and to better reflect the DHS's internal affairs records systems, including changes to: (1) The categories of individuals first, by removing applicants for DHS employment and second, by adding any individual who is subject to or involved in an internal integrity or disciplinary inquiry, or an internal review, inspection, or investigation not handled by the DHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG); (2) the categories of records, by adding two new categories; (3) the purpose of the system, by adding internal integrity or disciplinary inquiries, and internal reviews, inspections, or investigations DHS Headquarters or its components conduct, except any of the above that the DHS OIG conducts; (4) the routine uses, by adding new routine uses (K), (O), (P), (Q), (R), (S), (T), (U), and (V), and (5) the retention periods, by adding new retention periods for review files and sexual abuse and assault files. In addition, this notice includes non-substantive changes to simplify the formatting and text of the previously published notice. The exemptions claimed in this system of records notice also reflect updates necessary for consistency with the Final Rule for Privacy Act Exemptions, 74 Fed. Reg. 42575 (Aug. 24, 2009). This system is still included in the Department of Homeland Security's inventory of record systems. In addition to the changes above, this notice communicates DHS's intention to retire a different system of records from its inventory, because the Transportation Security Administration no longer requires the DHS/TSA 005 Internal Investigation Record System, 69 FR 71828 (Dec. 10, 2004).
Safety Zone for Fireworks Display, Patapsco River, Northwest Harbor (East Channel); Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2014-09500
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing certain waters of the Patapsco River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during a fireworks display launched from a barge located adjacent to the East Channel of Northwest Harbor at Baltimore, MD on May 8, 2014. This safety zone is intended to protect the maritime public in a portion of the Patapsco River.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2014-09496
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC). CTAC provides advice and makes recommendations on matters relating to the safe and secure marine transportation of hazardous materials activities insofar as they relate to matters within the United States Coast Guard's jurisdiction.
Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security/United States Coast Guard-024 United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Database (AUXDATA) System of Records
Document Number: 2014-09476
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security proposes to update and reissue a current Department of Homeland Security system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/United States Coast Guard-024 United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Database System of Records.'' This system of records allows the Department of Homeland Security/United States Coast Guard to track and report contact, activity, performance, and achievement information about members of its volunteer workforce element, the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. As a result of a biennial review of this system, the Department of Homeland Security/United States Coast Guard is updating this system of records notice to: (1) Update categories of individuals covered by the system; (2) modify the categories of records in the system; and (3) update the system manager and address. 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.
Change in Submission Requirements for State Mitigation Plans
Document Number: 2014-09461
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-25
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This Final Rule revises the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) regulations by changing submission requirements for State Mitigation Plans. This Final Rule reduces the frequency by which States must submit updates to FEMA on their State Mitigation Plans. Previously, these entities prepared and submitted updates with FEMA for review and approval every 3 years. Now, these entities will prepare and submit updates with FEMA for review and approval every 5 years.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Emergency Notification System (ENS).
Document Number: 2014-09451
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-25
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.