Department of Homeland Security 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Results 601 - 650 of 1,680
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR
Document Number: 2018-17800
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Hawthorne Bridge crosses the Willamette River, mile 13.1, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to accommodate a filming event for a movie. This modified deviation changes the period the bridge is authorized to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Lifejacket Approval Harmonization
Document Number: 2018-17799
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it is harmonizing personal flotation device (PFD) standards between the United States and Canada by accepting a new standard for approval of PFDs. Specific elements of the new standard are contained in a policy letter and deregulatory savings analysis, on which we are requesting public comment, and are intended to promote the Coast Guard's maritime safety and stewardship missions.
Special Local Regulation; Breton Bay, Leonardtown, MD
Document Number: 2018-17763
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations for certain waters of the Breton Bay. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters of Breton Bay, at Leonardtown, MD, on October 6, 2018 and October 7, 2018. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Choptank River, Talbot and Dorchester Counties, MD
Document Number: 2018-17762
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations for certain navigable waters of the Choptank River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these waters near Oxford, MD, from October 7, 2018, through October 15, 2018, during a sailboat regatta. This proposed rule would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
National Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Capabilities Analysis Database
Document Number: 2018-17717
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
DHS NPPD IP 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 President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council
Document Number: 2018-17716
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet Thursday, September 13, 2018, in Arlington, VA. This meeting will be open to the public.
Refund of Alcohol Excise Tax
Document Number: 2018-17710
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document updates language in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect the current organization of CBP and the Department of the Treasury. The document also eliminates a restriction pertaining to CBP's authority to refund excessive duties, taxes, fees, or interest imposed on distilled spirits, wine, and beer to facilitate implementation of Subpart A (Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform) of Part IX of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed December 22, 2017, commonly referred to as the Craft Beverage Modernization Act.
Special Local Regulation; Michigan Championships; Detroit River; Detroit, MI
Document Number: 2018-17699
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for certain waters of the Detroit River, Detroit, MI. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and after the swim portion of the Michigan Championship Triathlon.
Safety Zone; Sandusky Bicentennial Fireworks, Sandusky Bay, Sandusky, OH
Document Number: 2018-17698
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Sandusky Bay, in the vicinity of Sandusky, OH. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Sandusky Bay for the Sandusky Bicentennial Fireworks. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit, or his designated representative. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Great Lakes Offshore Grand Prix, Lake Erie, Dunkirk, NY
Document Number: 2018-17697
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of Dunkirk Harbor, Lake Erie, Dunkirk, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Dunkirk Harbor during the Great Lakes Offshore Grand Prix. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with this regatta. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2018-17595
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Lower Mississippi River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on these navigable waters near New Orleans, LA, during a fireworks display. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector New Orleans or a designated representative.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Rail Transportation Security
Document Number: 2018-17551
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0051, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a revision of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves the submission of contact information of rail security coordinators (RSCs) and alternate RSCs from certain freight rail and passenger rail entities; reporting of significant security concerns, to include a new electronic reporting pilot option, in addition to existing telephonic reporting; documenting the transfer of custody and control of certain hazardous materials rail cars; and providing location and shipping information for certain hazardous materials rail cars.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur
Document Number: 2018-17536
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Document Verification Request and Supplement
Document Number: 2018-17535
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-15
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Request for Reduced Fee
Document Number: 2018-17534
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Certificate of Citizenship
Document Number: 2018-17533
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-15
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322
Document Number: 2018-17532
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Request for Certification of Military or Naval Service
Document Number: 2018-17530
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2018-17522
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-15
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 commercial filming. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc. (Sulphur, LA), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2018-17520
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek USA, Inc. (Sulphur, LA), 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 May 10, 2017.
Extension of the Designation of Yemen for Temporary Protected Status
Document Number: 2018-17556
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from September 4, 2018, through March 3, 2020. The extension allows currently eligible TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through March 3, 2020, so long as they otherwise continue to meet the eligibility requirements for TPS. This Notice also sets forth procedures necessary for nationals of Yemen (or aliens having no nationality who last habitually resided in Yemen) to re-register for TPS and to apply for Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). USCIS will issue new EADs with a March 3, 2020 expiration date to eligible Yemen TPS beneficiaries who timely re-register and apply for EADs under this extension.
Anchorage Grounds; Baltimore Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2018-17469
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its Baltimore Harbor anchorage grounds regulation. The proposed changes would reduce the size of three general anchorages, establish one new general anchorage, rename two existing general anchorages, and change the duration a vessel may remain within an anchorage for two existing general anchorages. This proposed rule would ensure that Coast Guard regulations are consistent with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District Port of Baltimore Anchorages and Channels civil works project that widened the channel, and provide a higher degree of safety to persons, property and the environment by accurately depicting the anchorage locations. The proposed changes to the regulated uses of the anchorages would support current and future port activity related to the safety of post-Panamax commercial cargo vessels, and would remove vessel security provisions that currently exist in these Baltimore Harbor regulations. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Narrow Bay, Suffolk County, NY
Document Number: 2018-17426
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Smith Point Bridge, mile 6.1 across Narrow Bay, at Suffolk County, New York. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the 18th Annual Smith Point Bridge 5k Run for Literacy. The deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for one hour.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Certificate of Origin
Document Number: 2018-17404
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-14
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.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0113
Document Number: 2018-17367
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0113, Crewmember Identification Documents; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0045
Document Number: 2018-17364
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0045, Adequacy Certification for Reception Facilities and Advance Notice33 CFR part 158, without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Safety Zone; Delaware River; Penn's Landing; Philadelphia, PA; Fireworks Display
Document Number: 2018-17333
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on a portion of the Delaware River in Philadelphia, PA. This action is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels on these navigable waters adjacent to Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA, during a fireworks display on September 16, 2018. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering, transiting, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2018-17282
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the Baltimore Air Show from October 4, 2018, through October 7, 2018, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the event. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for the event. During the enforcement period, the Coast Guard patrol commander or designated marine event patrol may forbid and control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chevron Oil Company Canal, Fourchon, LA
Document Number: 2018-17271
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the State Route (SR) 3090 Bridge, mile 0.05, across the Chevron Oil Company Canal, at Fourchon, Lafourche Parish, LA. The drawbridge was removed in May 7, 2018 and the operating regulation is no longer applicable or necessary.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Mile Markers 94 to 97 Above Head of Passes, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2018-17263
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent safety zone for the navigable waters of the Lower Mississippi River between mile marker (MM) 94 and MM 97, above Head of Passes. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during firework displays. This regulation prohibits vessels from entering the safety zone before, during, and after the firework displays unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector New Orleans or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Allegheny River, Miles 43.5 to 45.5, Kittanning, PA
Document Number: 2018-17262
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Allegheny River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 43.5 to MM 45.5. This safety zone is necessary to protect persons, property, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with a boat race. Entry of persons or vessels into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2018-17243
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-13
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 Federal Regulations. 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.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2018-17242
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of February 2, 2018.
Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2018-17241
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of March 23, 2018.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2018-17236
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of March 2, 2018.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Petaluma River, Haystack Landing (Petaluma), CA
Document Number: 2018-17234
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Northwestern Pacific (SMART) railroad bridge across the Petaluma River, mile 12.4, at Haystack Landing (Petaluma), CA. This deviation will be a second test of a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is appropriate. This test deviation will modify the existing regulation to add an advance notification requirement for obtaining bridge openings.
Special Local Regulation; Roanoke River, Plymouth, NC
Document Number: 2018-17222
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the navigable waters of the Roanoke River in Plymouth, North Carolina. This special local regulation is intended to restrict vessel traffic on the Roanoke River during a high-speed boat race. The restriction of vessel traffic movement in the regulated area is intended to protect participants and spectators from the hazards posed by high-speed boat races. Entry of vessels or persons into this regulated area is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hudson River, Albany and Rensselaer, NY
Document Number: 2018-17208
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the CSX Transportation Bridge across the Hudson River, mile 146.2, between Albany and Rensselaer, New York. The bridge owner, National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), submitted a request to allow the bridge to require four hours' notice for bridge openings. This proposed rule would extend the notice required for bridge opening during the summer months due to the infrequent number of requests, and reduce burden on the bridge tender.
Safety Zone; Ski Show Sylvan Beach, Fish Creek, Oneida, NY
Document Number: 2018-17181
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Fish Creek during the Ski Show Sylvan Beach. This safety zone is intended to prohibit persons and vessels from a portion of Fish Creek during the Ski Show Sylvan Beach. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect vessels and racers from the navigational hazards associated with the ski show.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Free Trade Agreements
Document Number: 2018-17173
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Allegation of Counterfeiting and Intellectual Piracy; Extension Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2018-17165
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE), will be submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance 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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0094
Document Number: 2018-17138
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0094, Ships Carrying Bulk Hazardous Liquids; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0095
Document Number: 2018-17137
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0095, Oil and Hazardous Material Pollution Prevention and Safety Records, Equivalents/Alternatives and Exemptions, without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0014
Document Number: 2018-17136
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0014, Request for Designation and Exemption of Oceanographic Research Vessel, without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
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.