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

Safety Zones; Sector Upper Mississippi River Annual and Recurring Safety Zones Update
Document Number: 2019-11452
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend and update its tables of annual and recurring safety zones that take place within the Eighth Coast Guard District listed in our regulations. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Belvedere Island Birthday Fireworks; Richardson Bay, Belvedere, CA
Document Number: 2019-11410
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Richardson Bay 500 feet west of Belvedere Island in support of the Belvedere Island Birthday Fireworks on June 1, 2019. This safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the dangers associated with pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: 2019-11374
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones located in federal regulations for Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after these events. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Electroenceplogram (EEG) Cutaneous Electrodes
Document Number: 2019-11373
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of Rhythmlink International L.L.C'.s, Electroencephalogram (EEG) Cutaneous Electrodes. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded in the final determination that the last substantial transformation of the Electroencephalogram (EEG) Cutaneous Electrode Product occurs in the United States.
Distribution of Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset to Affected Domestic Producers
Document Number: 2019-10719
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Pursuant to the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000, this document is U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) notice of intent to distribute assessed antidumping or countervailing duties (known as the continued dumping and subsidy offset) for Fiscal Year 2019 in connection with countervailing duty orders, antidumping duty orders, or findings under the Antidumping Act of 1921. This document provides the instructions for affected domestic producers, or anyone alleging eligibility to receive a distribution, to file certifications to claim a distribution in relation to the listed orders or findings.
Notice of the Withdrawal of a 1994 Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement and a 2001 Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Regarding Certain Activities Along the U.S. Southwest Border
Document Number: 2019-11251
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This Notice is published to provide public awareness of the decision of both U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Joint Task Force North (JTF-N), a joint command of the Department of Defense (DoD), to withdraw the Records of Decision for the joint Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) of 1994 and the Supplemental PEIS (SPEIS) of 2001. The documents were titled ``Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for JTF-6 Activities Along the U.S./Mexico Border'' and ``Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for INS and JTF-6 Activities.'' These documents were created by entities which no longer exist. These documents are no longer used to provide compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for any actions of entities within either Department. Actions currently taken by either CBP or JTF-N comply with NEPA through analysis of individual projects. The successor to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) is CBP, and the successor to JTF-6 is JTF-N.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: 2019-11248
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Delaware River near Pleasant Hill Park in Philadelphia, PA, from 9:15 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 4, 2019, during the One River Alliance Fireworks Display. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participant vessels, spectators, and the boating public during the event. This regulation would prohibit persons and non-participant vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Delaware Bay or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2019-11244
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation on the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, near Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. on June 15, 2019 and June 16, 2019. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States during high speed boat racing. The purpose of this notice is to announce a change in the date in which the event is being held.
Special Local Regulation; Zimovia Strait, Wrangell, AK
Document Number: 2019-11195
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent special local regulation to enable vessel movement restrictions for certain waters of the Zimovia Strait. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Wrangell Harbor during power boat races on July 4, 2019 and every subsequent year on July 4. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from transiting through, mooring, or anchoring within the special local regulation race area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Southeast Alaska or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2019-11166
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date. Also, information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's Community Status Book (CSB). The CSB is available at https:// www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program-community-statu s-book.
Safety Zones; July 4th Holiday Fireworks in the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region Zone
Document Number: 2019-11139
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing three temporary safety zones for certain waters within the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region Zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters of the Severn River at Sherwood Forest, MD, on July 3, 2019, (with alternate date of July 5, 2019), the Middle River in Baltimore County, MD, on July 6, 2019, (with alternate date of July 7, 2019), and the Susquehanna River at Havre de Grace, MD, on July 6, 2019, (with alternate date of July 7, 2019), during fireworks displays to commemorate the July 4th holiday. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Baltimore or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Collection of Qualitative Feedback Through Focus Groups
Document Number: 2019-11121
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-29
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.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2019-11061
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Penn's Landing, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA, safety zone as described in agency regulations on various dates from late May 2019 through the end of July 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. 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.
Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-11057
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee. The Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security on various matters relating to the safe operation of commercial fishing industry vessels.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0067
Document Number: 2019-11021
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
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: 1625-0067, Claims under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990; 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: 1625-0037
Document Number: 2019-11020
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
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: 1625-0037, Certificates of Compliance, Boiler/Pressure Vessel Repairs, Cargo Gear Records, Shipping Papers, and NFPA 10 Certificates; 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.
Regulated Navigation Area; Lake Washington, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2019-11006
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a permanent regulated navigation area for certain waters of Lake Washington. The regulated navigation area is intended to protect personnel and vessels from potential hazards created by excessive vessel wake prior to and following high traffic Seafair events. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2019-11005
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing 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 rule prohibits persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or a designated representative.
Notice of the President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2019-10992
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), (CISA) announces a meeting of the President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC). The meeting will be a joint session with the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) and will allow NIAC and NSTAC members to discuss and coordinate critical infrastructure activities and pertinent Government cybersecurity initiatives and national security and emergency preparedness priorities with DHS leadership and other senior Government officials. The meeting will also allow NSTAC and NIAC members to engage in a collaborative discussion and provide feedback on each committee's examinations. This will be the first time that the committees have held a joint meeting. The NSTAC has issued a separate, contemporaneous Federal Register notice announcing its participation in the joint meeting. CISA invites public comment on the agenda items to be considered by both committees at the meeting.
Notice of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-10991
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), CISA announces a meeting of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). The meeting will be a joint session with the President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) and will allow NIAC and NSTAC members to discuss and coordinate critical infrastructure activities and pertinent Government cybersecurity initiatives and national security and emergency preparedness priorities with DHS leadership and other senior Government officials. The meeting will also allow NSTAC and NIAC members to engage in a collaborative discussion and provide feedback on each committee's examinations. This will be the first time that the committees have held a joint meeting. The NIAC has issued a separate, contemporaneous Federal Register notice announcing its participation in the joint meeting. CISA invites public comment on the agenda items to be considered by both committees at the meeting.
Safety Zone; Prom Fireworks Display; San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2019-11045
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay near Pier 15 in support of the Pier 15 Prom Fireworks Display on May 25, 2019. This safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the dangers associated with pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Captain of the Port Zone Columbia River
Document Number: 2019-10890
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations at eight locations in the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port zone during the dates and times noted in this document. This action is necessary to prevent injury and to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with special marine events. These regulations prohibit persons and vessels from entry into, transit through, mooring, anchoring, or loitering within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Sector Columbia River or their designated representative.
Safety Zone; Columbia River, Fireworks Kennewick, WA
Document Number: 2019-10888
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Columbia River near Kennewick, WA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during a fireworks display on July 4, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: 2019-10887
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones located in federal regulations for Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after these events. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zone: Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2019-10886
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Cape Fear River near Wilmington, North Carolina. This temporary safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic on the Cape Fear River from July 15, 2019, through October 31, 2019, while work crews replace power transmission lines crossing over the river. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit vessels or persons from being in the safety zones unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Adjusting Program Fees for the Student and Exchange Visitor Program
Document Number: 2019-10884
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
This rule adjusts the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) school certification petition fees and the application fees for nonimmigrants seeking to become academic (F visa) or vocational (M visa) students, or exchange visitors (J visa). The rule sets the following fees: $3,000 for a school certification petition; $655 for each school site visit; $1,250 to submit a school recertification petition; and $675 to submit an appeal or motion following a denial or withdrawal of a school petition. The rule also sets new fees for filing the Form I-901 at $350 for each F or M nonimmigrant student applicant and a $220 for most J exchange visitor applicants; however, the existing $35 fee for each J nonimmigrant exchange visitor seeking admission as an au pair, camp counselor, or summer work/travel program participant will remain the same. All fee payments addressed in this final rule must be made in the amounts established by this rule beginning June 24, 2019.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Delaware Bay, Lewes, DE
Document Number: 2019-10791
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of Delaware Bay off Lewes, DE, from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 4, 2019, during the Lewes, DE, Fireworks Display. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participant vessels, spectators, and the boating public during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and non-participant vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Delaware Bay or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Recurring Safety Zone; PUSH Beaver County, Beaver, PA
Document Number: 2019-10771
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the annual safety zone for the PUSH Beaver County Fireworks, to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on the navigable waters of Ohio River during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Beaver, PA. During the enforcement period, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Recurring Safety Zone; Wheeling Annual Dragon Boat Race, Wheeling, WV
Document Number: 2019-10765
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Wheeling Annual Dragon Boat Race to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on the navigable waters of the Ohio River during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Wheeling, WV. During the enforcement periods, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Ohio River Mile 0.0 to Mile 0.6, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2019-10764
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Ohio River from mile 0.0 to mile 0.6. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a barge based fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh.
Recurring Safety Zone; Chester Fireworks, Chester, WV
Document Number: 2019-10763
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the temporary safety zone for the Chester Volunteer Fire Department Fireworks, to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on the navigable waters of the Ohio River during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Chester, WV. During the enforcement period, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Cumberland River, Nashville, TN
Document Number: 2019-10712
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Cumberland River at Mile Marker (MM) 190.7 to 191.1, from the Woodland Street Bridge to the Sparkman Street Pedestrian Bridge, extending 100' out from the left descending bank, from June 6, 2019 through June 9, 2019. This safety zone is needed to protect the participants of the Country Music Awards, before, during, and after the Country Music Awards in Nashville, TN. Entry into the safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Tug CHAMPION and Deck Barge MM-142 Operating in the Straits of Mackinac
Document Number: 2019-10700
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Captain of the Port, Sault Sainte Marie zone. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the public, contractors, and the contractor's equipment from potential hazards associated with drilling, coring and surveying by persons conducting cable replacement and subsurface investigations in the Straits of Mackinac. Vessels will not be able to operate in certain U.S. navigable waters in the Straits of Mackinac within 500 yards of the Tug Champion and Deck Barge MM-142 without authorization from the Captain of the Port.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hackensack River, Little Ferry, NJ
Document Number: 2019-10683
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the S46 (New Jersey Department of Transportation) Bridge across Hackensack River, mile 14.0, at Little Ferry, New Jersey. The drawbridge was replaced with a fixed bridge in 2018 and the operating regulation is no longer applicable or necessary.
Continuation of Documentation for Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status Designations for Nepal and Honduras; Correction
Document Number: 2019-10676
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) makes a correction to the notice titled ``Continuation of Documentation for Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status Designations for Nepal and Honduras'' published in the Federal Register on May 10, 2019, at 84 FR 20647. The CIS No., the DHS Docket No., and the RIN in the notice are corrected as follows: the CIS No. is updated to read ``CIS No. 2647-19''; the DHS Docket No. is updated to read ``DHS Docket No. USCIS-2019-0009''; and the RIN is updated to read ``RIN 1615-ZB80.''
Special Local Regulation; Clinch River, Oak Ridge, TN
Document Number: 2019-10663
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation on the Clinch River from mile 48.5 to mile 52.0 extending from bank to bank to protect the participants of the Dogwood Masters Classic Regatta, vessels, and waterfront facilities from destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature during the regatta in Oak Ridge, TN. Deviation from the special local regulation is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Joint Military Swim Exercise, Saint Lawrence River, Ogdensburg, NY
Document Number: 2019-10661
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the St. Lawrence River, near North Meadow Drive, Ogdensburg, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Saint Lawrence River during a Joint Military Swim Exercise. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, mariners, and vessels from the potential hazards associated with swimmers on the open water. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Village of Alexandria Bay Country Kickoff to Summer Fireworks Display; St. Lawrence River, Alexandria Bay, NY
Document Number: 2019-10660
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 280 foot radius of a fireworks barge near Village of Alexandria Municipal Docks. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the Country Kickoff to Summer Fireworks Display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection: Electronic Funds Transfer Waiver Request
Document Number: 2019-10631
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-22
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.
Special Local Regulation; Upper Potomac River, National Harbor, MD
Document Number: 2019-10584
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations for certain waters of the Upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters located at National Harbor, MD, during a swim event on the morning of June 23, 2019. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland- National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service Physical and Mental Health Certification
Document Number: 2019-10556
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
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 1652-0043, 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 a Mental Health Certification form that applicants for the Federal Air Marshal positions are required to complete regarding their mental health history. It also includes the Practical Exercise Performance Requirements (PEPR) form and Treating Physician Status Report (TPSR) form to assist in the determination of applicants for Federal Air Marshal (FAM) positions or incumbent FAMs fitness for duty.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Secure Flight Program
Document Number: 2019-10555
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
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 1652-0046, 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 information collection involves passenger information that certain United States aircraft operators and foreign air carriers (collectively referred to in this document as ``covered aircraft operators'') submit to Secure Flight for the purposes of identifying and protecting against potential and actual threats to transportation security. The information collection also involves individuals who are a lower risk to transportation security and therefore may be eligible for expedited screening.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2019-10539
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone within the Chicago Harbor during specified times from May 25, 2019 through January 1, 2020. This action is necessary and intended to protect safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement periods 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 for Fireworks Display; Upper Potomac River, Washington Channel, DC
Document Number: 2019-10527
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for a fireworks display taking place over the Washington Channel, adjacent to The Wharf DC, Washington, DC on June 8, 2019, (with an alternate date on October 18, 2019). This action is necessary to ensure the safety of life on navigable waterways during the fireworks display. Our regulation for recurring fireworks displays at this location from January 12, 2019, through December 31, 2019 identifies the safety zones for these fireworks display events. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative.
Safety Zone for Fireworks Display; Patapsco River-Middle Branch, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2019-10526
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters of the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River at Baltimore, MD on July 4, 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; Kanawha River, Charleston, WV
Document Number: 2019-10467
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Kanawha River from mile marker 58.1 to mile marker 59.1. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the Live on the Levee fireworks display. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Delaware River, Burlington, NJ and Bristol, PA
Document Number: 2019-10462
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily modifying the operating schedule that governs the SR 413/Burlington-Bristol Bridge across the Delaware River, mile 117.8, between Burlington, NJ and Bristol, PA. This temporary modification will allow the drawbridge to be maintained closed-to-navigation and is necessary to accommodate bridge maintenance.
Safety Zone; Commencement Bay, Tacoma, WA
Document Number: 2019-10417
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone regulations for the Tacoma Freedom Fair Air Show on Commencement Bay from noon until 4 p.m. on both July 3, 2019 and July 4, 2019. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the public from inherent dangers associated with these annual aerial displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or transit this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or her designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Discretionary Options for Designated Spouses, Parents, and Sons and Daughters of Certain Military Personnel, Veterans, and Enlistees
Document Number: 2019-10403
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-20
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.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-10397
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a 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 Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.