Department of Homeland Security April 5, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

American Samoa; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2018-07002
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the territory of American Samoa (FEMA-4357-DR), dated March 2, 2018, and related determinations.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-06986
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to modify and reissue a current DHS system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/ALL-011 Biographies and Awards.'' This system of records allows DHS to collect and maintain biographical information about current and former DHS employees, contractors, and other non-DHS individuals that attend Departmental meetings or receive awards. Information pertaining to Departmental performance-based award recipients who are DHS employees is covered under ``U.S. Office of Personnel Management/GOVT-2 Employee Performance File System Records''.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Federal Hotel and Motel Fire Safety Declaration Form
Document Number: 2018-06979
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-05
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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2018-06978
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2018-06977
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
New or modified Base (1-percent annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or regulatory floodways (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; Vigor Industrial Drydock Movement, West Duwamish Waterway; Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2018-06924
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone in the West Duwamish Waterway in Seattle, Washington for scheduled drydock movements at Vigor Industrial. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and workers involved in the drydock movements. The safety zone will prohibit any person or vessel from entering or remaining in the safety zone when a notice of enforcement is issued, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a Designated Representative.