Department of Homeland Security March 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Application To Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, Adjustment of Status Under Section 245(i), and Confirmation of Bona Fide Job Offer or Request for Job Portability Under INA Section 204(j)
Document Number: 2017-06494
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed revision 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.
Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States From Nauru
Document Number: 2017-06399
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from Nauru. Conditions of entry are intended to protect the United States from vessels arriving from countries that have been found to have deficient port anti-terrorism measures in place.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough, Everett and Marysville, WA
Document Number: 2017-06388
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the SR 529 highway bridges, north and south bound, across the Snohomish River, mile 3.6 near Everett, WA, and the SR 529 highway bridges, north and south bound, across Steamboat Slough, mile 1.1 and 1.2, near Marysville, WA. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the Everett Half Marathon run event. The deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the marathon to allow safe movement of event participants.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR
Document Number: 2017-06385
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Hawthorne Bridge, mile 13, crossing the Willamette River at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the Cinco de Mayo 5K event. The deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to allow safe roadway movement of event participants.
Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth Zone
Document Number: 2017-06352
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its safety zones regulations for annual events in the Captain of the Port Duluth Zone. This final rule would update the locations for seven safety zones, add two new safety zones, increase the safety zone radius of six existing fireworks events, and modify the format of the regulation to list the annual events and corresponding safety zones in table form. These proposed amendments will protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with annual marine events and improve the clarity and readability of the regulation.
Special Local Regulation, 2017 Cataño Offshore, San Juan Harbor, San Juan, PR
Document Number: 2017-06351
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the waters of San Juan Harbor in San Juan, Puerto Rico during the 2017 Cata[ntilde]o Offshore, a high-speed race event. The special local regulation is necessary to ensure the safety of race participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. This regulation establishes three regulated areas: A race area; a buffer zone; and a spectator area. This special local regulation prohibits non-participant persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the race area or buffer zone and prohibits vessels from transiting at speeds that cause wake within the spectator area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Juan or a designated representative.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security/United States Coast Guard-031 USCG Law Enforcement (ULE) System of Records
Document Number: 2017-06327
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-31
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 a newly established system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/United States Coast Guard-031 USCG Law Enforcement (ULE) System of Records'' from certain provisions of the Privacy Act. Specifically, the Department exempts portions of the ``Department of Homeland Security/United States Coast Guard-031 USCG Law Enforcement (ULE) System of Records'' from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Safety Zone; Long Beach Container Terminal Crane Transit; Long Beach, California
Document Number: 2017-06324
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone in the Port of Long Beach around the M/V ZHEN HUA 28. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the waterway users and the M/V ZHEN HUA 28 during the vessel's transit into the Port Long Beach, its stay at Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT), and its outbound transit departing LBCT. Entry of persons or vessels into this temporary safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Los Angeles-Long Beach, or her designated representative.
Safety Zones; San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2017-06287
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is adding, amending, and deleting several permanent safety zones located in the Captain of the Port San Francisco zone that are established to protect public safety during annual firework displays. These changes will update listed events to accurately reflect the firework display locations. This regulation prohibits the movement of vessels within the established firework display areas unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) San Francisco or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Cumberland River, Mile 189.0 to 193.0; Nashville, TN
Document Number: 2017-06278
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a special local regulation for all waters of the Cumberland River beginning at mile marker 189.0 and ending at mile marker 193.0 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on May 13, 4 a.m. until 6 p.m. on May 14, and 4 a.m. until 3 p.m. on May 15, 2017. This proposed special regulation is necessary to provide safety for the participants in the ``ACRA Henley'' marine event. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the special local regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Security Zone; USCGC MUNRO Commissioning Ceremony Elliott Bay; Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2017-06267
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 300 yard temporary security zone in the navigable waters of Elliott Bay, Seattle, WA, around the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter MUNRO at Pier 91 within the Sector Puget Sound Captain of the Port Zone. The security zone is necessary to ensure the security of the USCGC MUNRO from sabotage or other subversive acts during its commissioning ceremony at Pier 91. The safety zone will prohibit any person or vessel from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or her Designated Representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Barnegat Bay, Seaside Heights, NJ
Document Number: 2017-06266
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the S37 Bridge across the Barnegat Bay, mile 14.1, New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, at Seaside Heights, NJ. This deviation is necessary to perform bridge maintenance and repairs. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Special Local Regulation; Washburn Board Across the Bay, Lake Superior; Chequamegon Bay, WI
Document Number: 2017-06262
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent special local regulation on Lake Superior within Chequamegon Bay for the annual Washburn Board Across the Bay racing event. This annual event historically occurs within the last 2 weeks of July and lasts for 1 day. This action is necessary to safeguard the participants and spectators on the water in a portion of Chequamegon Bay between Washburn, WI and Ashland, WI. This regulation would functionally restrict all vessel speeds while within a designated no-wake zone, unless otherwise specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Duluth or a designated representative. The area forming the subject of this permanent special local regulation is described below. We invite your comments on this notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).
Safety Zone; Charleston Race Week, Charleston Harbor, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2017-06261
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the waters of the Charleston Harbor in Charleston, SC during the Charleston Race Week from April 20, 2017 through April 23, 2017. Charleston Race Week is a series of sail boat races in the Charleston Harbor. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participants, spectators, and the general public during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Breakers to Bridge Paddle Festival, Lake Superior; Keweenaw Waterway, MI
Document Number: 2017-06233
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent special local regulation on Lake Superior within the Keweenaw Waterway for the annual Breakers to Bridge Paddle Festival. This annual event historically occurs within the first 2 weeks of September and lasts for 1 day. This action is necessary to safeguard the participants and spectators on the water in a portion of the Keweenaw Waterway between the North Entry and the Portage Lake Lift Bridge located in Houghton, MI. This regulation would functionally restrict all vessel speeds while within a designated no-wake zone, unless otherwise specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Duluth or a designated representative. The area forming the subject of this permanent special local regulation is described below. We invite your comments on this notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).
Safety Zones; Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley Annual and Recurring Safety Zones Update
Document Number: 2017-06230
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend and update its list of recurring safety zone regulations that take place in the Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley area. This informs the public of regularly scheduled events that require additional safety measures through establishing a safety zone. Through this the current list of recurring safety zones is proposed to be updated with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place. When these safety zones are enforced, vessel traffic is restricted from the specified areas. Additionally, this proposed rulemaking project reduces administrative costs involved in producing separate proposed rules for each individual recurring safety zone and serves to provide notice of the known recurring safety zones throughout the year. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty, Carrier's Certificate and Release
Document Number: 2017-06212
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection 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 of 1995. The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than May 30, 2017) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: e-Allegations Submission
Document Number: 2017-06211
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection 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 of 1995. The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than May 30, 2017 to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Documents Required Aboard Private Aircraft
Document Number: 2017-06210
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection 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 of 1995. The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than May 30, 2017) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Foreign Trade Zone Annual Reconciliation Certification and Record Keeping Requirement
Document Number: 2017-06209
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection 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 of 1995. The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than May 30, 2017 to be assured of consideration.
Safety Zone; Tall Ships Charleston, Cooper River, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2017-06188
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Cooper River in Charleston, South Carolina. This proposed safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of participant vessels, and the general public during Tall Ships Charleston, an event allowing for public tours of tall ships (large sailing vessels) from various countries while at the docks of Veterans Terminal on the Cooper River in Charleston, South Carolina. This rule is intended to prohibit persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone, Tall Ships Charleston Parade Around the Harbor; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2017-06187
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary moving safety zone during the Tall Ships Charleston Parade Around the Harbor, a parade of ships occurring on the Cooper River and Charleston Harbor in Charleston, South Carolina. The temporary moving safety zone is necessary to protect participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. This rule is intended to prohibit persons and non-participant vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the moving safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Request for Federal Assistance Form-How To Process Mission Assignments in Federal Disaster Operations
Document Number: 2017-06184
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the collection of information necessary to allow FEMA to support the needs of States during disaster situations through the use of other Federal agency resources.
Security Zone; VIP Visits, Palm Beach, FL
Document Number: 2017-06111
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone in the vicinity of the Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida during the visit of a high-level government official. The security zone is necessary to protect the official party, the public, and the surrounding waterway from terrorist acts, sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature. Entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within this security zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Elizabeth River, Elizabeth, NJ
Document Number: 2017-06109
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulations for five bridges across the Elizabeth River. These bridges were either removed in their entirety or replaced with a fixed bridge, making the operating regulations no longer necessary.
Safety Zones, Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2017-06093
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce ten safety zones for fireworks displays in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the date and time listed in the table below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the events. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.
Safety Zone; City of Eureka Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Humboldt Bay, Eureka, CA
Document Number: 2017-06091
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the annual City of Eureka Fourth of July Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Certificate of Alternate Compliance for the Gladding-Hearn Hulls 418 and 419
Document Number: 2017-06089
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternate Compliance (COAC) was issued for the GLADDING-HEARN HULLS 418 AND 419. We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute.
Port Access Route Study (PARS): In Nantucket Sound
Document Number: 2017-06088
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) conducted the Nantucket Sound Port Access Route Study (PARS) in accordance with the Ports and Waterways Safety Act (PWSA) (33 U.S.C. 1223(c)), as directed by the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015. The USCG used the standards and methodology of the Atlantic Coast PARS to determine whether existing regulations should be revised to improve navigation safety in Nantucket Sound due to factors such as increased vessel traffic, changing vessel traffic patterns, weather conditions, or navigational difficulty. The report, as submitted to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate on February 27, 2017, is available in the docket for viewing. It concluded that no regulatory changes to existing vessel routing measures are needed.
Safety Zone; San Francisco Giants Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2017-06087
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the annual San Francisco Giants Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Roar on the River Fireworks, Detroit River, Trenton Channel, Trenton, MI
Document Number: 2017-06086
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Detroit River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Elizabeth Park, Trenton, MI, during a fireworks display on July 14, 2017. If inclement weather, this event will take place on July 15, 2017. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; San Francisco Giants Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2017-06082
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the annual San Francisco Giants Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Curtis Creek, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2017-06019
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the I695 Bridge, at mile 1.0, across Curtis Creek, Baltimore, MD. This deviation is necessary to remove, repair, and replace the inner loop locking bar and couplings. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Brielle Draw Bridge, Manasquan River, Point Pleasant, NJ
Document Number: 2017-06014
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the New Jersey Coast Line's Brielle Viaduct across the Manasquan River, mile 0.9, at Point Pleasant, NJ. The deviation is necessary to facilitate maintenance and inspection of the rail road tracks. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Special Local Regulation; Southern California Annual Marine Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone-San Diego Crew Classic
Document Number: 2017-06001
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the San Diego Crew Classic special local regulations on the waters of Mission Bay, California from April 1, 2017 to April 2, 2017. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from anchoring, blocking, loitering, or impeding within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Detroit River (Trenton Channel), Grosse Ile, MI
Document Number: 2017-05998
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule of the Grosse Ile Toll Bridge (Bridge Road) at mile 8.8, over Trenton Channel at Grosse Ile, MI by adding permanent winter hours to the current regulation for the waterway. A review of the current regulation was requested by the Grosse Ile Bridge Company, the owner of the Grosse Ile Toll Bridge (Bridge Road).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; National Flood Insurance Program Claims Forms
Document Number: 2017-05997
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
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.
Special Local Regulations; Sector Ohio Valley Annual and Recurring Special Local Regulations Update
Document Number: 2017-05989
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending and updating its special local regulations relating to recurring marine parades, regattas, and other events that take place in the Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley area of responsibility (AOR). This notice informs the public of regularly scheduled events that require additional safety measures through establishing a special local regulation. Through this notice the current list of recurring special local regulations is updated with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place in Sector Ohio Valley's AOR. When these special local regulations are enforced, certain restrictions are placed on marine traffic in specified areas. Additionally, this one proposed rulemaking project reduces administrative costs involved in producing separate proposed rules for each individual recurring special local regulation and serves to provide notice of the known recurring special local regulations throughout the year.
Change Schedule Deviation Dates on Atchafalaya River, Morgan City, LA
Document Number: 2017-05977
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is correcting a regulation that appeared in the Federal Register of February 17, 2017. The document issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Morgan City Railroad Bridge across the Atchafalaya River (also known as Berwick Bay), mile 17.5 [Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Morgan City-Port Allen Alternate Route), mile 0.3] in Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. The document had the incorrect dates in the SUMMARY, DATES, and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION sections.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Independent Study Course Enrollment Application and Test Answer Sheet
Document Number: 2017-05968
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
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; Write Your Own (WYO) Company Participation Criteria; New Applicant
Document Number: 2017-05963
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for reinstatement and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The reinstatement 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.
Special Local Regulation; Wy-Hi Rowing Regatta; Detroit River, Trenton Channel; Wyandotte, MI
Document Number: 2017-05945
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for certain waters of the Detroit River, Trenton Channel, Wyandotte, MI. This action is necessary and is intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waters to be used for a rowing event immediately prior to, during, and immediately after this event. This regulation requires vessels to maintain a minimum speed for safe navigation and maneuvering.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2017-05822
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0 at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Sactown 10 Race. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Special Local Regulation, Temporary Anchorages and Safety Zones: Sail Boston 2017; Port of Boston, MA
Document Number: 2017-05748
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to adopt a temporary special local regulation, multiple safety zones, and temporary spectator anchorages before, during, and after Sail Boston 2017 in the Port of Boston, Massachusetts, to be held between June 16, 2017 and June 22, 2017. These regulations are necessary to promote the safe navigation of vessels and the safety of life and property during this event. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Des Allemands Bayou, Des Allemands, LA
Document Number: 2017-05810
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad swing span drawbridge across Des Allemands Bayou, mile 14.0, at Des Allemands, St. Charles and Lafourche Parishes, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to install two open-deck spans for increased reliability of bridge operations. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for two (2) separate, two- day periods.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Inter-Agency Alien Witness and Informant Record
Document Number: 2017-05762
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration (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.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2017-05747
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-23
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 https:// www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program-community-statu s-book.
Georgia; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-05578
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-23
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-4297-DR), dated January 26, 2017, and related determinations.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Shark River, Avon, NJ
Document Number: 2017-05648
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the NJ Transit Railroad Bridge across Shark River (South Channel), mile 0.9, at Avon, NJ. This deviation is necessary to facilitate testing and replacement of the drive motor. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.