Department of Homeland Security August 9, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Biometric Identity
Document Number: 2018-17079
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
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 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2018-17077
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
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.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Milwaukee Open Water Swim
Document Number: 2018-17075
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on the Milwaukee River, between the I-794 overpass to where the Milwaukee River and Kinnickinnic River meet in Milwaukee, WI for the Milwaukee Open Water Swim on August 11, 2018 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the event. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign. During the enforcement period, vessels and persons are prohibited from transiting through, mooring, or anchoring within this safety zone without approval from the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or his or her designated representative.
Safety Zone; Lake Michigan, Whiting, Indiana
Document Number: 2018-17074
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan in the vicinity of Whiting, Indiana. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with a competition involving motorized personal watercraft. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
Safety Zones; Discovery World Fireworks, Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2018-17069
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan in the Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI, for all navigable waters within a 100-yard radius of 43[deg]01.980' N, 087[deg]53.580 W. This action is necessary to protect spectators, mariners, vessels, and property from potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR) Solicitation of Proposal Information for Award of Public Contracts
Document Number: 2018-17021
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
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 information collection is necessary for compliance with the HSAR and the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. DHS previously published this information collection request (ICR) in the Federal Register on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 for a 60-day public comment period. 15 comment was received by DHS. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Delaware River, Burlington, NJ and Bristol, PA
Document Number: 2018-16845
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is canceling the temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the SR 413/Burlington-Bristol bridge, which carries SR 413 across the Delaware River, mile 117.8, between Burlington, NJ and Bristol, PA. The cancellation of the deviation is necessary to remove operational restrictions placed on the bridge not utilized to facilitate bridge maintenance.