Department of Homeland Security April 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-08731
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-30
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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-08730
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-30
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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Youngs Bay and Lewis and Clark River, Astoria, OR
Document Number: 2019-08708
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs three bridges in Astoria, OR: The US101 (New Youngs Bay) highway bridge (New Youngs Bay Bridge), mile 0.7 across Youngs Bay; the Oregon State (Old Youngs Bay) highway bridge (Old Youngs Bay Bridge), mile 2.4, across Youngs Bay; and the Oregon State (Lewis and Clark River) highway bridge (Lewis and Clark River Bridge), mile 1.0, across the Lewis and Clark River. This modification will remove the weekend bridge operator and allow the bridge to open during the weekend only after receiving a 2 hour advance notice.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-08698
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-30
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: 2019-08697
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-30
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Electronic Bonds Online (eBonds) Access
Document Number: 2019-08641
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
In accordance with the Paperwork Reductions Act (PRA) of 1995 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Affidavit in Lieu of Lost Receipt of United States ICE for Collateral Accepted as Security
Document Number: 2019-08614
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
In accordance with the Paperwork Reductions Act (PRA) of 1995 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance. This information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 28, 2019, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); Assistance to Private Sector Property Insurers, Notice of FY 2020 Arrangement
Document Number: 2019-08605
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency announces the Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Assistance/Subsidy Arrangement for private property insurers interested in participating in the National Flood Insurance Program's Write Your Own Program.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form
Document Number: 2019-08604
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-29
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 to take this opportunity to comment on a reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning this form which is used by regulated lending institutions, federal agency lenders, the Federal National Mortgage Association, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and the Government National Mortgage Association. Federally regulated lending institutions complete this form when making, increasing, extending, renewing or purchasing each loan for the purpose of determining whether flood insurance is required and available. FEMA is responsible for maintaining the form and making it available.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security/ALL-018 Administrative Grievance Records
Document Number: 2019-08596
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is giving concurrent notice of an updated reissued system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the ``Department of Homeland Security/ALL-018 Administrative Grievance Records'' System of Records and this final rule. This system of records covers all current and former DHS employees, except for employees of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), who have submitted grievances under DHS's Administrative Grievance System or in accordance with a negotiated grievance procedure. In this final rule, the Department removes all exemptions previously applied to this system of records.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2019-08595
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is modifying a current DHS system of records titled, ``DHS/ALL-018 Grievances, Appeals, and Disciplinary Action Records System of Records,'' last published October 17, 2008. The system of records is now renamed ``DHS/ALL-018 Administrative Grievance Records.'' This system of records allows DHS to collect, maintain, and store information for current and former DHS employees, except for employees of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), who have submitted grievances under DHS's Administrative Grievance System or in accordance with a negotiated grievance procedure. This system has been modified in an effort to align with other DHS and government-wide System of Records Notices (SORN) and to prevent duplication. This modified system will be included in DHS's inventory of record systems.
Security Zone; Burke Lakefront Airport, Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2019-08577
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a security zone for navigable waters of Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH. This security zone is necessary to protect the public and surrounding waterways from terrorist acts, sabotage, or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature. Entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Buffalo or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone for Fireworks Display; Upper Potomac River, Washington, DC
Document Number: 2019-08549
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters of the Upper Potomac River at Washington, DC on July 4, 2019 (with alternate date of July 5, 2019) during a fireworks display to commemorate the July 4th holiday. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in 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.
Safety Zone; Grosse Pointe War Memorial Red, White, and Blue Gala Fireworks, Lake St. Clair, Grosse Pointe, MI
Document Number: 2019-08544
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 420-foot radius of a portion of Lake St. Clair, Grosse Point, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Grosse Pointe War Memorial Red, White, and Blue Gala Fireworks.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Fox River, Green Bay, WI
Document Number: 2019-08495
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to authorize the Main Street Bridge, mile 1.58, the Walnut Street Bridge, mile 1.81, and the Tilleman Memorial Bridge, mile 2.27, all over the Fox River at Green Bay, WI to operate remotely. The request was made by WISDOT to operate all three bridges from the Walnut Street Bridge. This proposed rule will test the remote operations with tenders onsite, and will not change the operating schedule of the bridges.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Withdrawal of Bonded Stores for Fishing Vessels and Certificate of Use
Document Number: 2019-08431
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-26
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. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than May 28, 2019) to be assured of consideration.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: 2019-08416
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its safety zones regulation for Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone. This proposed amendment adds eight new permanent safety zones. These amendments and additions are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with annual maritime events, including fireworks displays, boat races, and air shows. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Tug RANDY McCRANEY
Document Number: 2019-08406
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the Fifth District, Chief of Prevention Division has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the towing vessel RANDY McCRANEY, Official Number (O.N.) 1292293, Master Boat Builders Hull Number 459. We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to its construction, purpose and service, the towing vessel RANDY McCRANEY cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction. This notification of issuance of a certificate of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.
Special Local Regulation; Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2019-08405
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for certain navigable waters of Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, LA. This action is necessary to protect persons and vessels from potential hazards created by the Kenner Super Boat Grand Prix Race. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector New Orleans or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Upper Mississippi River MM 486 to 491.1, Riverdale, IA
Document Number: 2019-08404
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters of the Upper Mississippi River between mile markers (MM) 486 through MM 491.1 in the vicinity of Riverdale, IA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these waters during a large scale paddle event. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Pittsburgh Pirates Fireworks, Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2019-08403
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones for the Pittsburgh Pirates Fireworks on the Allegheny River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile 0.2 to 0.9 in Pittsburgh, PA. The safety zones are necessary to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the Pittsburgh Pirates barge-based firework displays following certain home games throughout the season. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring in the safety zones is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Cuyahoga 50th Parade of Lights; Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2019-08402
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a moving safety zone for certain waters of the Cuyahoga River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters in the Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH, during the Cleveland Parade of Lights on June 22, 2019. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the potential hazards created by 125 vessels transiting in the river with lights not normally used for marine traffic navigation lights. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Buffalo. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions
Document Number: 2019-08384
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-26
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: Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition
Document Number: 2019-08378
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-26
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Request for Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings Under Section 336
Document Number: 2019-08377
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-26
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 To Replace Permanent Resident Card
Document Number: 2019-08376
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-26
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.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2019-08291
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined, pursuant to law, that it is necessary to waive certain laws, regulations, and other legal requirements in order to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international land border in Yuma County, Arizona.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2019-08290
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined, pursuant to law, that it is necessary to waive certain laws, regulations, and other legal requirements in order to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international land border in Luna County, New Mexico and Do[ntilde]a Ana County, New Mexico.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2019-08289
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined, pursuant to law, that it is necessary to waive certain laws, regulations, and other legal requirements in order to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international land border near San Luis, Arizona.
Safety Zone; Cocos Lagoon, Merizo, GU
Document Number: 2019-08224
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within Cocos Lagoon. This safety zone will encompass the designated swim course for the Cocos Crossing swim event in the waters of Cocos Lagoon, Merizo, Guam. This action is necessary to protect all persons and vessels participating in this marine event from potential safety hazards associated with vessel traffic in the area. Race participants, chase boats, and organizers of the event will be exempt from the safety zone. Entry of persons or vessels into the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Guam (COTP).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Community Disaster Loan (CDL) Program
Document Number: 2019-08185
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-24
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 Community Disaster Loan (CDL) Program. This revision will combine collections found under OMB Control Numbers 1660-0082 and 1660-0083. Upon approval of this revision, OMB Control Number 1660-0082, Application for Community Disaster Loan Cancellation will be discontinued.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Federal Assistance for Offsite Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Planning
Document Number: 2019-08182
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-24
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 to take this opportunity to comment on an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning extension of a currently approved information collection in use without change representing all information collections related to FEMA Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program requirements described in 44 CFR parts 350 and 352.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2019-08127
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Penn's Landing, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA, safety zone from 8:30 p.m. through 9:00 p.m. on April 26, 2019. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the fireworks displays. Our regulation for safety zones of fireworks displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia, PA. During the enforcement periods, vessels may not enter, remain in, or transit through the safety zones during these enforcement periods unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or designated Coast Guard patrol personnel on scene.
Safety Zone; Lake of the Ozarks, Osage Beach, MO
Document Number: 2019-08126
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Lake of the Ozarks. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near the Tan- Tar-A Resort, Osage Beach, MO during a fireworks display on May 4, 2019. This rulemaking will prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
2019 Quarterly Listings; Safety Zones, Security Zones, Special Local Regulations, Drawbridge Operation Regulations and Regulated Navigation Areas
Document Number: 2019-08120
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides notification of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard that were made temporarily effective but expired before they could be published in the Federal Register. This document lists temporary safety zones, security zones, special local regulations, drawbridge operation regulations and regulated navigation areas, all of limited duration and for which timely publication in the Federal Register was not possible.
Anchorage Grounds; Baltimore Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2019-08116
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending its Baltimore Harbor anchorage grounds regulation. The changes will 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 rule will 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 changes to the regulated uses of the anchorages will support current and future port activity related to the safety of post-Panamax commercial cargo vessels, and will remove vessel security provisions that currently exist in these Baltimore Harbor regulations.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Federal Flight Deck Officer Program
Document Number: 2019-08070
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-22
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 1652-0011, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension 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 requires interested volunteers to fill out an application to determine their suitability for participating in the Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) Program, and deputized FFDOs to submit written reports of certain prescribed incidents.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Enhanced Security Procedures at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Document Number: 2019-08069
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-22
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 1652-0035, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). TSA requires general aviation (GA) aircraft operators who wish to fly into or out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to designate a security coordinator and adopt the DCA Access Standard Security Program (DASSP). The collection also involves obtaining information for Armed Security Officers (ASOs).
Intent To Request Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Program
Document Number: 2019-08066
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0062 abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for an extension in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR assesses the current security practices in the mass transit/passenger rail and highway and motor carrier industries by way of the Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) program, which encompasses site visits and interviews, and is part of the larger domain awareness, prevention, and protection program supporting TSA's and the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) missions. This voluntary collection allows TSA to conduct transportation security-related assessments during site visits with security and operating officials of certain surface transportation entities.
Safety Zone; Sabine River, Orange, TX
Document Number: 2019-08058
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Sabine River, extending the entire width of the river, adjacent to the public boat ramp located in Orange, TX. This action is necessary to protect persons and vessels from hazards associated with a high-speed Jet Ski race competition in Orange, TX. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; St. Lucie River, Stuart, Florida
Document Number: 2019-07769
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the St. Lucie River in Stuart, Florida. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters east of the Roosevelt/U.S. Route 1 Bridge during the Stuart Air Show on July 4, 2019. The proposed rulemaking would prohibit vessels and persons from entering the safety zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami (COTP). We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River; New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2019-07976
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone between mile marker (MM) 99.5 and MM 100.5 Above Head of Passes, Lower Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near New Orleans, LA, during a fireworks display on June 20, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Bush River and Otter Point Creek, Harford County, MD
Document Number: 2019-07910
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for certain navigable waters of the Bush River and Otter Point Creek. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these waters located at Edgewood, Harford County, MD, on May 11, 2019, and May 12, 2019, during a high-speed power boat racing event. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland- National Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: InfoPass
Document Number: 2019-07862
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
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; Extension, Without Change of a Currently Approved Collection: Petition for Qualifying Family Member of a U-1 Nonimmigrant
Document Number: 2019-07861
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
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; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Application To Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status
Document Number: 2019-07860
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
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.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Start of the Chicago to Mackinac Race
Document Number: 2019-07820
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Start of the Chicago to Mackinac Race on a portion of Lake Michigan on July 13, 2019. This action is intended to protect the safety of life and property on the navigable waterway immediately before, during, and after this event. During the enforcement period listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan Including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2019-07819
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of the Safety Zone: Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and the Calumet- Saganashkee Channel. This action is necessary in order to protect vessels and persons from the potential hazards associated with construction involving wires being airlifted via helicopter across the river. During the enforcement period listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2019-07818
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published a document in the Federal Register on March 4, 2019, concerning a final rule for the Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL. The final rule contained an error in the coordinates within the regulatory text. This document corrects the regulation.
Communications Assets Survey and Mapping Tool
Document Number: 2019-07795
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
DHS CISA ECD 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.