Department of Homeland Security March 6, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2018-04568
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the lower deck of the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, in Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to support the Shamrock Stride event. This deviation allows the lower lift span of the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position.
Special Local Regulation; Pensacola Bay, Pensacola, FL
Document Number: 2018-04503
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-03-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary special local regulation on Pensacola Bay in Pensacola, FL. The proposed rulemaking is needed to protect the persons participating in the Pensacola Triathlon marine event. This proposed rulemaking restricts transit into, through and within the regulated area unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Mobile (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, West Palm Beach, FL
Document Number: 2018-04497
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Flagler Memorial (SR A1A) Bridge, mile 1021.8, the Royal Park (SR 704) Bridge, mile 1022.6, and the Southern Boulevard (SR 700/80) Bridge, mile 1024.7, across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, at West Palm Beach, Florida. This deviation will extend the test to change the drawbridge operation schedules to determine whether permanent changes to the schedules are needed. This deviation allows the Flagler Memorial, Royal Park and Southern Boulevard Bridges to operate on alternative schedules when the President of the United States, members of the First Family, or other persons under the protection of the Secret Service visit Mar-a-Lago. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the increase in vehicular traffic when the presidential motorcade is in transit.
Area Maritime Security Committee; Charleston, SC Committee Vacancies
Document Number: 2018-04496
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC), Charleston, SC, submit their resume to the Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC), Charleston, SC. The Committee assists the FMSC, Charleston, SC, in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan for their area of responsibility.
Updates to Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands Regulations To Implement Executive Order 13690 and the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard
Document Number: 2018-04495
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-03-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) withdraws a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that published on August 22, 2016. The NPRM proposed changes to FEMA's ``Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands'' regulations to implement Executive Order 13690, which established the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (FFRMS). FEMA also withdraws the proposed supplementary policy (FEMA Policy: 078-3), which clarified how FEMA would apply the FFRMS. On August 15, 2017, the President issued Executive Order 13807, which revoked Executive Order 13690. Accordingly, the NPRM and supplementary policy are withdrawn.
Safety Zone for Fireworks Display; Patapsco River, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2018-04487
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-03-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Patapsco River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the Inner Harbor at Baltimore, MD, during a fireworks display on April 21, 2018. If necessary, due to inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled to April 22, 2018. This action will prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR); Various Homeland Security Acquisitions Regulations Forms; DHS-2018-0010
Document Number: 2018-04455
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The DHS Office of the Chief Procurement Officer will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of the information collected is to ensure proper closing of physically complete contracts. The information will be used by DHS contracting officers to ensure compliance with terms and conditions of DHS contracts and to complete reports required by other Federal agencies such as the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Labor (DOL). If this information is not collected, DHS could inadvertently violate statutory or regulatory requirements and DHS's interests concerning inventions and contractors' claims would not be protected.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Youngs Bay and Lewis and Clark River, Astoria, OR
Document Number: 2018-04436
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs three bridges at Astoria, OR, including the US101 (Youngs Bay) highway bridge, across Youngs Bay, the Oregon State (Old Youngs Bay) highway bridge, across Youngs Bay foot of Fifth Street, and the Oregon State (Lewis and Clark River) highway bridge, across Lewis and Clark River. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is appropriate. This deviation will allow the bridge to open during weekends and nighttime hours after receiving a 2 hour advance notice.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough, Everett and Marysville, WA
Document Number: 2018-04435
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-06
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. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the Everett Half Marathon run event. This 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; Columbia River, Vancouver, WA
Document Number: 2018-04434
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-06
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 (BNSF) Railway Bridge across the Columbia River, mile 105.6, at Vancouver, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate maintenance and replacement of various bridge components. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during maintenance activities.