Department of Homeland Security October 16, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions
Document Number: 2019-22570
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces the reopening of the public comment period for the proposed rule titled, Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions, 76 FR 54978. DHS published the proposed rule on September 6, 2011, and accepted comments until November 7, 2011. To provide the public with further opportunity to comment on the proposed rule, DHS will reopen the comment period for an additional 30 days. DHS will consider comments received during the entire public comment period in its development of a final rule.
Notice of Adjustment of Disaster Grant Amounts
Document Number: 2019-22472
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice of an adjustment to the threshold for Small Project subgrants made to state, tribal, and local governments and private nonprofit facilities for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2019.
Notice of Maximum Amount of Assistance Under the Individuals and Households Program
Document Number: 2019-22471
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice of the maximum amount for assistance under the Individuals and Households Program for emergencies and major disasters declared on or after October 1, 2019.
Notice of Adjustment of Minimum Project Worksheet Amount
Document Number: 2019-22470
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice that the minimum Project Worksheet Amount under the Public Assistance program for disasters and emergencies declared on or after October 1, 2019, will be increased.
Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Impact Indicator
Document Number: 2019-22469
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice that the statewide per capita impact indicator under the Public Assistance program for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2019, will be increased.
Notice of Adjustment of Countywide Per Capita Impact Indicator
Document Number: 2019-22468
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice that the countywide per capita impact indicator under the Public Assistance program for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2019, will be increased.
Texas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-22467
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
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 Texas (FEMA-4454-DR), dated July 17, 2019, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-22466
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
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 Louisiana (FEMA-4462-DR), dated September 19, 2019, and related determinations.
Illinois; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-22465
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
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 Illinois (FEMA-4461-DR), dated September 19, 2019, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-22464
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
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 Arkansas (FEMA-4460-DR), dated September 13, 2019, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-22463
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-4458-DR), dated August 27, 2019, and related determinations.
Missouri; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-22462
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Missouri (FEMA-4451-DR), dated July 9, 2019, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-22461
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
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-4429-DR), dated April 23, 2019, and related determinations.
Nebraska; Amendment No. 11 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-22460
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
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.
North Carolina; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2019-22459
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of North Carolina (FEMA-3423-EM), dated September 3, 2019, and related determinations.
Virgin Islands; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2019-22458
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands (FEMA-3418-EM), dated August 28, 2019, and related determinations.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-22457
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-22455
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-16
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.
Enforcement of Copyrights and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Document Number: 2019-21980
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document proposes to amend the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations pertaining to importations of merchandise that violate or are suspected of violating the copyright laws, including the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), in accordance with Title III of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA). The proposed amendments set forth in this document are intended to clarify the definition of ``piratical articles,'' simplify the detention process involving goods suspected of violating the copyright laws, and prescribe new regulations enforcing the DMCA.