Department of Homeland Security April 5, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act (SAFETY Act)
Document Number: 2019-06751
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
S&T 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 DHS S&T currently has approval to collect information using the forms: Registration of a Seller as an Anti-Terrorism Technology (DHS Form 10010), Request for a Pre-application Consultation (DHS Form 10009), Notice of License of Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (DHS Form 10003), Notice of Modification of Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (DHS Form 10002), Application for Transfer of SAFETY Act Designation and Certification (DHS Form 10001), Application for Renewal Of SAFETY Act Protections of a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (DHS Form 10057), Application for SAFETY Act Developmental Testing and Evaluation Designation (DHS Form 10006), Application for SAFETY Act Designation (DHS Form 10008), Application for SAFETY Act Certification (DHS Form 10007), SAFETY Act Block Designation Application (DHS Form 10005), and SAFETY Act Block Certification Application (DHS Form 10004) until June 30, 2019 with OMB approval number 1640-0001. The information collection activity will determine if a technology merits SAFETY Act protections. The information requested in the collection instruments are necessary to address not only the criteria and conditions for SAFETY Act Designation and Certification, but also to address other items of note that may be necessary for the Secretary, or their Designee to make their decision.
Extension of the Designation of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status
Document Number: 2019-06746
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
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 South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from May 3, 2019, through November 2, 2020. The extension allows currently eligible TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through November 2, 2020, so long as they otherwise continue to meet the eligibility requirements for TPS. This Notice also sets forth procedures necessary for nationals of South Sudan (or aliens having no nationality who last habitually resided in South Sudan) 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 November 2, 2020 expiration date to eligible beneficiaries under South Sudan's TPS designation who timely re-register and apply for EADs under this extension.
Civil Monetary Penalty Adjustments for Inflation
Document Number: 2019-06745
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
In this final rule, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is making the 2019 annual inflation adjustment to its civil monetary penalties. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Act) was signed into law on November 2, 2015. Pursuant to the 2015 Act, all agencies must adjust civil monetary penalties annually and publish the adjustment in the Federal Register. Accordingly, this final rule adjusts DHS's civil monetary penalties for 2019 pursuant to the 2015 Act and OMB guidance. The new penalties will be effective for penalties assessed after April 5, 2019 whose associated violations occurred after November 2, 2015.
Security Zones; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2019-06727
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard establishes two security zones. One of the zones is a temporary fixed security zone for the receiving facility's mooring basin while the Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier (LNGC) GASLOG SYDNEY is moored at the facility. The other zone is a moving security zone encompassing all navigable waters within a 500-yard radius around the LNGC GASLOG SYDNEY while the vessel transits with cargo in the La Quinta Channel and Corpus Christi Ship Channel in Corpus Christi, TX. The security zones are needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) cargo aboard the vessel. Entry of vessels and persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi.
Special Local Regulation; Ohio River, Louisville, KY
Document Number: 2019-06718
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for all navigable waters of the Ohio River from mile marker (MM) 597.0 to MM 607.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Louisville, KY, during the ``Thunder over Louisville'' event. Entry into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
National Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-06692
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Advisory Council (NAC) will meet in person on May 7-9, 2019, in College Station, Texas. The meeting will be open to the public.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-06687
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-06686
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
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: 2019-06685
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-06684
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
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; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Request for Fee Waiver
Document Number: 2019-06657
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
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-Michigan City Summerfest Fireworks, Lake Michigan
Document Number: 2019-06655
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Michigan City Summerfest Fireworks on a portion of Lake Michigan on July 4, 2019. This action is necessary and intended to protect safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after the fireworks display. 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.
Kansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-06641
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Kansas (FEMA-4417-DR), dated February 25, 2019, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 8 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-06640
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Florida (FEMA-4399-DR), dated October 11, 2018, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-06639
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-4416-DR), dated February 25, 2019, and related determinations.
Iowa; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-06638
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Iowa (FEMA-4421-DR), dated March 23, 2019, and related determinations.
North Carolina; Amendment No. 11 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-06637
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of North Carolina (FEMA-4393-DR), dated September 14, 2018, and related determinations.
North Carolina; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-06636
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of North Carolina (FEMA-4412-DR), dated January 31, 2019, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-06635
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of Mississippi (FEMA-4415-DR), dated February 14, 2019, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-06634
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Mississippi (FEMA-4415-DR), dated February 14, 2019, and related determinations.
Nebraska; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-06633
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Nebraska (FEMA-4420-DR), dated March 21, 2019, and related determinations.
Nebraska; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-06632
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Nebraska (FEMA-4420-DR), dated March 21, 2019, and related determinations.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
Document Number: 2019-06631
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various special local regulations for annual regattas and marine parades in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone. Enforcement of these regulations is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and after these regattas or marine parades. During the aforementioned period, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and after regattas or marine parades.