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Special Local Regulations; Festival of Sail Duluth 2019, Lake Superior, Duluth, MN
Document Number: 2019-14606
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary special local regulation for a designated area of the Duluth Harbor entrance to Superior Bay on Lake Superior during the Festival of Sail 2019 event in Duluth, MN. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters around the port of Duluth, MN during a sail festival with tall ships beginning on August 11, 2019 and ending the afternoon of August 13, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the designated region unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Duluth or a designated representative. We invite the public to comment on this supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking, specifically on the extended time of the special local regulation.
Arkansas; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14614
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-3414-EM), dated May 30, 2019, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14613
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-3413-EM), dated May 29, 2019, and related determinations.
Kansas; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14611
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Kansas (FEMA-3412-EM), dated May 28, 2019, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14609
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-3411-EM), dated May 25, 2019, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14608
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
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 Oklahoma (FEMA-4438-DR), dated June 1, 2019, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14601
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-3411-EM), dated May 25, 2019, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14600
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-3413-EM), dated May 29, 2019, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14599
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-3414-EM), dated May 30, 2019, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14598
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-4441-DR), dated June 8, 2019, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14597
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
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-4439-DR), dated June 3, 2019, and related determinations.
Minnesota; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14595
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of Minnesota (FEMA-4442-DR), dated June 12, 2019, and related determinations.
Alabama; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14594
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of Alabama (FEMA-4419-DR), dated March 5, 2019, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14593
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-4441-DR), dated June 8, 2019, and related determinations.
Nebraska; Amendment No. 7 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14592
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
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.
Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards; Personnel Surety Program Implementation Notice
Document Number: 2019-14591
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
CISA is providing notice to the public and chemical facilities regulated under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) that it is commencing full implementation of the CFATS Personnel Surety Program at all high-risk chemical facilities. CFATS requires regulated chemical facilities to implement security measures designed to ensure that certain individuals with or seeking access to the restricted areas or critical assets at those chemical facilities are screened for terrorist ties. The CFATS Personnel Surety Program enables regulated chemical facilities to meet this requirement.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14590
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-4438-DR), dated June 1, 2019, and related determinations.
Iowa; Amendment No. 10 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14589
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Iowa (FEMA-4421-DR), dated March 23, 2019, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14588
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-4438-DR), dated June 1, 2019, and related determinations.
Alabama; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14587
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of Alabama (FEMA-4426-DR), dated April 17, 2019, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14586
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of Mississippi (FEMA-4429-DR), dated April 23, 2019, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14585
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-4438-DR), dated June 1, 2019, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14582
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-4438-DR), dated June 1, 2019, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14581
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-4438-DR), dated June 1, 2019, and related determinations.
Iowa; Amendment No. 11 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14580
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Iowa (FEMA-4421-DR), dated March 23, 2019, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14579
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
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.
Alabama; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14578
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of Alabama (FEMA-4406-DR), dated November 5, 2018, and related determinations.
Minnesota; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14577
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of Minnesota (FEMA-4414-DR), dated February 1, 2019, and related determinations.
Minnesota; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14576
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of Minnesota (FEMA-4390-DR), dated September 5, 2018, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-14575
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of Texas (FEMA-4416-DR), dated February 25, 2019, and related determinations.
North Dakota; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14574
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
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 North Dakota (FEMA-4444-DR), dated June 12, 2019, and related determinations.
Idaho; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14573
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
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 Idaho (FEMA-4443-DR), dated June 12, 2019, and related determinations.
Minnesota; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14572
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
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 Minnesota (FEMA-4442-DR), dated June 12, 2019, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14571
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
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-4441-DR), dated June 8, 2019, and related determinations.
South Dakota; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14570
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-09
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 South Dakota (FEMA-4440-DR), dated June 7, 2019, and related determinations.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Shrewsbury River, Monmouth County Highway Bridge, Sea Bright, New Jersey
Document Number: 2019-14496
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the Monmouth County Highway Bridge (alternatively referred to as the ``Sea Bright Bridge'' or the ``S-32 Bridge'') across the Shrewsbury River, mile 4.0 at Sea Bright, New Jersey. The owner of the bridge, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders (Monmouth County), submitted a request to reduce the number of bridge openings during the summer months to better serve the needs of the community while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Anchorage Regulations; Passagassawakeag River, Belfast, ME
Document Number: 2019-14428
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two special anchorage areas in the Passagassawakeag River in the vicinity of Belfast, ME. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels less than 65 feet in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in the Passagassawakeag River in the vicinity of Belfast, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Safety Zone; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2019-14420
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway. The safety zone is needed to protect participants of the Jim Whelan Open Water Festival on these navigable waters near Atlantic City, NJ, during a swim event on July 14, 2019. This regulation prohibits non- participant persons and 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.
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); Revisions to Methodology for Payments To Write Your Own (WYO) Companies
Document Number: 2019-14343
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
As directed by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) intends to modify the way it pays private insurance companies participating in the Write Your Own (WYO) Program. FEMA seeks comment regarding possible approaches to incorporating actual flood insurance expense data into the payment methodology that FEMA uses to determine the amount of payments to WYO companies.
Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act (SAFETY Act)
Document Number: 2019-14041
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-08
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.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Delaware River, Chester, PA
Document Number: 2019-14419
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Delaware River near Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, PA, from 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on July 6, 2019, during the Philadelphia Union Soccer 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.
Special Local Regulation; Zimovia Strait, Wrangell, AK
Document Number: 2019-14417
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing 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 rule prohibits 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.
Safety Zones, Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2019-14394
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce ten safety zones in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the date and time listed in the table below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the events. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.
Special Local Regulations: Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2019-14393
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce two special local regulations for marine events in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the dates and times listed in the table below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the events. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: 2019-14350
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, 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 decrease from the previous quarter. For the calendar quarter beginning July 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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14330
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-05
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: 2019-14329
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-05
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.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14328
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-05
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.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-14326
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-05
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.
Safety Zone; Perch and Pilsner Festival, Lake Erie, Conneaut, OH
Document Number: 2019-13880
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a safety zone for navigable waters within a defined area off Conneaut Township Park during the Perch and Pilsner Festival Water Ski Show. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters in Conneaut Harbor, Lake Erie, Conneaut, OH during a water ski show on September 7, 2019. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.