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

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Special Local Regulation; Annual OPA World Championships, Gulf of Mexico; Englewood Beach, FL
Document Number: 2019-21528
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the OPA World Championships from November 22, 2019 through November 24, 2019, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for the annual OPA World Championships identifies the regulated area for this event in Englewood, FL. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Fort Pierce, FL
Document Number: 2019-21508
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the A1A North Causeway Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), mile 964.8 at Fort Pierce, St Lucie County, FL. This action will eliminate the on-demand drawbridge openings. This action is intended to reduce vehicular traffic congestion and provide scheduled openings for the bridge.
Accreditation and Approval of Product Quality Management, LLC (Pasadena, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-21525
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, Product Quality Management, LLC (Pasadena, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of April 9, 2019.
Accreditation and Approval of Chemical and Petrochemical Inspections (Groves, TX), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-21524
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Chemical and Petrochemical Inspections (Groves, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 25, 2018.
Safety Zone; Hurricanes, Tropical Storms and Other Disasters in South Florida
Document Number: 2019-21510
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On June 5, 2017, the Coast Guard published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to establish a temporary safety zone over certain navigable waters within the Sector Miami Captain of the Port (COTP) zone. This safety zone would allow the Coast Guard to restrict certain vessels from entering or transiting through certain navigable waters in the Miami River and Ports of Miami, Everglades, Palm Beach and Fort Pierce during periods of reduced or restricted visibility due to tropical storm force winds (39-73 mph/34- 63 knots), hurricanes and/or other disasters. The Coast Guard proposes to publish this supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPRM) since considerable time has passed from the time when the initial NPRM was published, and because minor modifications have been made to the proposed rule. This SNPRM requests comments on the revised proposal.
Safety Zones; Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance Channel, Eureka, CA, Noyo River Entrance Channel, Ft. Bragg, CA, and Crescent City Harbor Entrance Channel, Crescent City, CA
Document Number: 2019-21281
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing three temporary safety zones in the navigable waters of the Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance Channel, of Eureka, CA; Noyo River Entrance Channel, of Fort Bragg, CA; and Crescent City Harbor Entrance Channel, of Crescent City, CA to safeguard navigation during extreme environmental conditions. These safety zones are established to protect the safety of vessels transiting the areas from the dangers associated with extreme breaking surf and high wind conditions occurring in the Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance Channel, Noyo River Entrance Channel, and Crescent City Harbor Entrance Channel. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative.
Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds; Correction
Document Number: 2019-21561
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is making corrections to a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on August 14, 2019. That final rule will amend DHS regulations by prescribing how DHS will determine whether an alien applying for admission or adjustment of status is inadmissible to the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA or the Act) because he or she is likely at any time to become a public charge.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers
Document Number: 2019-21417
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
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: Request for Premium Processing Service
Document Number: 2019-21413
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
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.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: 2019-21377
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice advises the public that the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties will remain the same from the previous quarter. For the calendar quarter beginning October 1, 2019, the interest rates for overpayments will be 4 percent for corporations and 5 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 5 percent for both corporations and non-corporations. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Pipeline Corporate Security Review
Document Number: 2019-21375
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
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 1652-0056, 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 encompasses interviews and site visits with pipeline owner/operators regarding company security planning and plan implementation.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Program
Document Number: 2019-21370
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
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 1652-0062, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension to 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 allows TSA to conduct transportation security-related assessments during site visits with surface transportation security and operating officials.
Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events, Sector Miami
Document Number: 2019-21297
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise existing regulations and consolidate into one table special local regulations for recurring marine events at various locations within the geographic boundaries of the Seventh Coast Guard District Captain of the Port (COTP) Miami Zone. Consolidating marine events into one table simplifies Coast Guard oversight and public notification of special local regulations within COTP Miami Zone. The Coast Guard invites your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; San Jacinto River, Channelview, TX
Document Number: 2019-21277
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the San Jacinto River from the southern end of Southwest Shipyard, extending north of the I-10 bridge, just abreast of Buoy #14. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by salvage and over-water bridge repairs. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Houston-Galveston.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2019-21188
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Acting 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 Cameron County, Texas and Hidalgo County, Texas.
Special Local Regulation; Clearwater Super Boat National Championship, Gulf of Mexico; Clearwater Beach, FL
Document Number: 2019-20981
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the Clearwater Super Boat National Championship on September 29, 2019, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for Clearwater Super Boat National Championship identifies the regulated area for this event in Clearwater Beach, FL. During the enforcement period, no persons or vessels will be permitted in the Race Area without permission of the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg (COTP), unless they are authorized race participants. If permission is granted by the COTP, all persons and vessels receiving such permission must comply with the instructions of the COTP or a designated representative. Also during the enforcement period all vessels in the Spectator Area are to be anchored or operating at a ``no wake speed''.