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

Results 1,001 - 1,050 of 1,470
Tennessee; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-10200
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
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 Tennessee (FEMA-4427-DR), dated April 17, 2019, and related determinations.
Alabama; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-10198
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
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 Alabama (FEMA-4426-DR), dated April 17, 2019, and related determinations.
The Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-10195
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa (FEMA-4430- DR), dated April 29, 2019, and related determinations.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2019-10190
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-16
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.
Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States From the Republic of Djibouti
Document Number: 2019-10153
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the Republic of Djibouti. Conditions of entry are intended to protect the United States from vessels arriving from countries that have been found to have deficient port anti- terrorism measures in place.
Special Local Regulation; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: 2019-10140
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its notice of proposed rulemaking and reopen the public comment period for a special local regulation for certain waters of the Choptank River at Cambridge MD, during the Thunder on the Choptank on July 27, 2019, and July 28, 2019 published in the Federal Register on March 18, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland- National Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Security Zone; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2019-10090
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-15
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) MARVEL FALCON 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 MARVEL FALCON 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 or persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2019-10080
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The 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 Imperial County, California.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2019-10079
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The 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 Cochise County and Pima County, Arizona.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2019-10078
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The 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 near Tecate and Calexico, California.
Special Local Regulations; Low Country Splash, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2019-10041
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor in Charleston, SC. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Low Country Splash Swim on June 1, 2019. This rulemaking would restrict persons and vessels from entering certain waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor, unless authorized by Sector Charleston Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2019-10033
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Barnegat Bay, Ocean Township, NJ, safety zone from 9:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. on May 25, 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. Our regulation for safety zones of fireworks displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event on Barnegat Bay in Ocean Township, NJ. During the enforcement period, vessels may not enter, remain in, or transit through the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or designated Coast Guard patrol personnel on scene.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Displays, Little Egg Harbor, Beach Haven, NJ
Document Number: 2019-10032
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on a portion of Little Egg Harbor in Beach Haven, NJ. This action is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels on these navigable waters during a series of fireworks displays on the following dates: May 18, May 25, June 1, June 7, July 20, July 27, August 10, September 1, October 5, and October 12, 2019. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering, transiting, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Tuna Tariff-Rate Quota for Calendar Year 2019 Tuna Classifiable Under Subheading 1604.14.22, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS)
Document Number: 2019-10012
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Each year, the tariff-rate quota for tuna described in subheading 1604.14.22, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), is calculated as a percentage of the tuna in airtight containers entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the preceding calendar year. This document sets forth the tariff-rate quota for Calendar Year 2019.
Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC)
Document Number: 2019-09899
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Laredo, Texas. The meeting will be open to the public to attend either in person or via webinar.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Owensboro, KY
Document Number: 2019-09852
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Ohio River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 756.3 to MM 757.3. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Owensboro, Kentucky, during the Owensboro Convention Center fireworks display on June 15, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Savannah, GA) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-09835
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Savannah, GA), 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 6, 2018.
Approval of Freeboard International (Linden, NJ), as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2019-09834
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Freeboard International (Linden, NJ), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 7, 2018.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Texas City, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-09832
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Texas City, 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 26, 2018.
Safety Zone; Tall Ships Challenge Great Lakes 2019, Buffalo, NY, Cleveland, OH, Bay City, MI, Green Bay, WI, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Kenosha, WI and Erie, PA
Document Number: 2019-09821
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to create safety zones around each tall ship visiting the Great Lakes during the Tall Ships Challenge 2019 race series. These safety zones will provide for the regulation of vessel traffic in the vicinity of each tall ship in the navigable waters of the United States. The Coast Guard is taking this action to safeguard participants and spectators from the hazards associated with the limited maneuverability of these tall ships and to ensure public safety during tall ships events. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0077
Document Number: 2019-09754
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-13
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: 1625-0077, Security Plans for Ports, Vessels, Facilities, and Outer Continental Shelf Facilities and Other Security-Related Requirements, 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.
Fire Protection for Recreational Vessels
Document Number: 2019-09699
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the rules for recreational vessels by moving fire extinguishing equipment standards for recreational vessels from the uninspected vessel subchapter, which includes requirements for both recreational and commercial vessels, to the subchapter applicable only to recreational vessels. This proposed move would relieve owners of recreational vessels from having to adhere to NFPA 10 fire extinguisher inspection, maintenance, and recordkeeping requirements intended to apply to commercial vessels only. This would not alter fire extinguishing equipment standards for commercial vessels, but would correct an incongruity in our regulations.
Great Lakes Pilotage Rates-2019 Annual Review and Revisions to Methodology
Document Number: 2019-09657
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Great Lakes Pilotage Act of 1960, the Coast Guard is establishing new base pilotage rates and surcharges for the 2019 shipping season. This rule will adjust the pilotage rates to account for a rolling ten-year average for traffic, and result in an increase in pilotage rates due to an adjustment for anticipated inflation, changes in operating expenses, surcharges for applicant pilots, and an addition of two pilots.
Safety Zone; Illinois River, Miles 0 to 187, Grafton, IL to Peoria, IL
Document Number: 2019-09656
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Illinois River from mile marker (MM) 0 to MM 187 between Grafton, IL and Peoria, IL. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on these navigable waters as a result of increasing flood conditions on the river that threaten to overtop levees. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Clear Lake, Clear Creek, TX
Document Number: 2019-09648
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a special local regulation for certain waters within Clear Lake, Clear Creek, TX. This action is necessary to provide safety of life on these navigable waters immediately before, during, and after the Texas Outlaw Challenge, a power boat race being held annually on the third Friday of June. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels not participating in the event from being within the specified zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Houston/Galveston (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie-Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau Friday Night Fireworks
Document Number: 2019-09647
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones for the Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau Friday Night Fireworks in Mackinaw City, Michigan, starting in May, 2019 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways. 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 the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0105
Document Number: 2019-09646
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-10
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: 1625-0105, Regulated Navigation Area; Reporting Requirements for Barges Loaded with Certain Dangerous Cargoes, Inland Rivers, Eighth Coast Guard District and the Illinois Waterway, Ninth Coast Guard District; 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.
Safety Zone; Upper Mississippi River, Miles 179 to 184, St. Louis, MO
Document Number: 2019-09645
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Upper Mississippi River from mile marker (MM) 179 to MM 184 in St. Louis, MO. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on these navigable waters as a result of increasing flow and high water conditions on the river. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Continuation of Documentation for Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status Designations for Nepal and Honduras
Document Number: 2019-09635
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces actions to ensure its compliance with the order of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to stay proceedings in Bhattarai v. Nielsen, No. 19-cv-00731 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 12, 2019) (``order to stay proceedings''). The claims raised in Bhattarai v. Nielsen are similar to, and will be informed by the resolution of, the claims being litigated before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Ramos v. Nielsen, No. 18-16981 (9th Cir. filed Oct. 12, 2018). For that reason, DHS will not implement or enforce the decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Honduras or Nepal pending the resolution of the Ramos v. Nielsen appeal, or by other order of the court. Beneficiaries under the TPS designations for Nepal and Honduras will retain their TPS, provided that an individual's TPS status is not withdrawn because of ineligibility. DHS is further announcing it is automatically extending through March 24, 2020, the validity of TPS-related Employment Authorization Documents (EADs), Forms I-797, Notice of Action (Approval Notice), and Forms I-94 (Arrival/Departure Record) (collectively ``TPS-Related Documentation''), as specified in this Notice, for beneficiaries under the TPS designation for Nepal, provided that the affected TPS beneficiaries remain otherwise individually eligible for TPS. The TPS designation for Honduras remains in effect through January 5, 2020. See 83 FR 26074 (June 5, 2018). This Notice also provides information explaining DHS's plans to issue subsequent notices that will describe the steps DHS will take to address the TPS status of beneficiaries under the TPS designations for Honduras and Nepal, if continued compliance with the order to stay proceedings during the pendency of the Ramos v. Nielsen appeal become necessary.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Canadian Border Boat Landing Permit
Document Number: 2019-09613
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than June 10, 2019) to be assured of consideration.
Extension of Comment Period for the Safety Zone; Gastineau Channel, Juneau, AK
Document Number: C1-2019-07192
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-09603
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On February 22, 2019, FEMA published in the Federal Register a changes in flood hazard determination notice that contained an erroneous table. This notice provides corrections to that table, to be used in lieu of the information published at 84 FR 5705. The table provided here represents the changes in flood hazard determinations and communities affected for Adams County, Colorado.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-09602
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
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.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-007 Criminal History and Immigration Verification (CHIVe) System of Records
Document Number: 2019-09598
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is issuing a final rule to amend its regulations to exempt portions of an updated and reissued system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/ Immigration and Customs Enforcement-007 Criminal History and Immigration Verification (CHIVe) System of Records'' from certain provisions of the Privacy Act. Specifically, the Department exempts portions of this system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2019-09597
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to modify, rename, and reissue a current DHS system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/United States Coast Guard-008 Courts-Martial Case Files System of Records.'' This system of records allows the DHS/United States Coast Guard (USCG) to collect and maintain records regarding military justice administration and documentation of USCG Courts-Martial proceedings. DHS/USCG is renaming this system to ``DHS/USCG-008 Courts-Martial and Military Justice Case Files System of Records,'' and updating this system of records notice to include new and modified routine uses, as well as remove one existing routine use. Additionally, this notice includes non-substantive changes to simplify the formatting and text of the previously published notice. The exemptions for the existing system of records will continue to be applicable for this modified system of records notice, and this modified system will be continue to be included in DHS's inventory of record systems.
Special Local Regulations; Crystal Pier Outrigger Race, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2019-09568
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the Crystal Pier Outrigger Race on May 11, 2019. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crews, spectators, sponsor vessels of the event and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within these regulated areas unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Towing Vessel CAPE CANAVERAL
Document Number: 2019-09535
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the Fifth District, Chief of Prevention Division has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the towing vessel CAPE CANAVERAL, Official Number (O.N.) 1293905, Master Boat Builders Hull Number 461. We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to its construction, purpose and service, the towing vessel CAPE CANAVERAL cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction. This notification of issuance of a certificate of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Marine Events and Fireworks Displays and Swim Events Held in the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2019-09497
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to add, delete, and modify the special local regulations for annual recurring marine events and safety zones for firework displays and swim events in Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port Zone. When enforced, these special local regulations and safety zones will restrict vessels from transiting regulated areas during certain annually recurring events. The proposed special local regulations and safety zones are intended to expedite public notification and ensure the protection of the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with certain marine events. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Breton Bay, McIntosh Run, Leonardtown, MD
Document Number: 2019-09494
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for certain navigable waters of the Breton Bay and McIntosh Run. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these waters located at Leonardtown, MD, on October 5, 2019, and October 6, 2019, during a high-speed power boat demonstration event. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland- National Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Exercise of Time-Limited Authority To Increase the Fiscal Year 2019 Numerical Limitation for the H-2B Temporary Nonagricultural Worker Program
Document Number: 2019-09500
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security
The Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of Labor, has decided to increase the numerical limitation on H-2B nonimmigrant visas to authorize the issuance of up to, but not more than, an additional 30,000 visas through the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019. The Departments have determined that employers who attest that they are likely to suffer irreparable harm may request these supplemental visas only for workers who were issued an H-2B visa or otherwise granted H-2B status in FY 2016, 2017, or 2018. This increase is based on a time-limited statutory authority and does not affect the H-2B program in future fiscal years. The Departments are promulgating regulations to implement this determination.
Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth Zone-Bridgefest Regatta Fireworks
Document Number: 2019-09471
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone in 33 CFR 165.943 for the Bridgefest Regatta Fireworks in Houghton, MI from 9:30 p.m. through 11:30 p.m. on June 15, 2019. This action is necessary to protect participants and spectators 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 Duluth or a designated on-scene representative.
Special Local Regulations; Festival of Sail Duluth 2019 Parade of Sail, Lake Superior, Duluth, MN
Document Number: 2019-09421
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-08
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 parade of sail event on August 11, 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 your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-St. Joseph Fourth of July Fireworks
Document Number: 2019-09420
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the St. Joseph Fourth of July Fireworks display on the St. Joseph River and Lake Michigan in St. Joseph, MI from 9 p.m. through 11 p.m. on July 3, 2019. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and after the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, 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.
Special Local Regulation; Regattas and Marine Parades in the COTP Lake Michigan Zone-Harborfest Dragon Boat Race; South Haven, MI
Document Number: 2019-09419
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation on the Black River in South Haven, Michigan for the Harborfest Dragon Boat Race on June 15, 2019. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after the boat race. During the enforcement period listed below vessels and persons are prohibited from transiting through, mooring, or anchoring within the special local regulation unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative. 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.
Safety Zone; Lake Michigan, Fox River, De Pere, WI
Document Number: 2019-09417
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Fox River, in the vicinity of Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, De Pere facility and the Northern pier of the Perkofski Boat Launch. This action is needed to protect personnel and vessels from potential hazards created by the outfall of a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
Special Local Regulation; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth Zone-Washburn Board Across the Bay
Document Number: 2019-09410
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the Washburn Board Across the Bay event in Washburn, WI from 7:30 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. on July 27, 2019. This action is necessary to protect participants and spectators during the Board Across the Bay event. During the enforcement period, vessels transiting within the regulated area shall travel at a no-wake speed except as may be permitted by the Captain of the Port Duluth or a designated on-scene representative. Additionally, vessels shall yield right-of-way for event participants and event safety craft and shall follow directions given by event representatives during the event.
Safety Zone; Hemingway Sunset Run & Paddleboard Race, Key West, FL
Document Number: 2019-09409
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the temporary safety zone for the Hemingway Sunset Run & Paddleboard Race, Key West, Florida on July 20, 2019. Our regulation for Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Key West Zone identifies the regulated area for this event. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port Key West or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2019-09408
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is updating its recurring safety zones regulations in the Captain of the Port Detroit. This rule updates 51 safety zones locations, dates, and sizes, adds three safety zones, removes six established safety zones, and reformats the regulations into an easier to read table format. These amendments will protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with annual marine events and firework shows, and improve the clarity and readability of the regulation.
Safety Zone; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth Zone-Pointe to La Pointe Swim
Document Number: 2019-09407
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Pointe to La Pointe Swim event in Bayfield, WI from 5:30 a.m. through 10:30 a.m. on August 03, 2019. This action is necessary to protect participants and spectators during the event. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Duluth or a designated on- scene representative.
Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT)
Document Number: 2019-09319
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
DHS CISA ISD 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. CISA previously published this ICR, in the Federal Register on February 7, 2019, for a 60-day comment period. In this notice, CISA: (1) Responds to one commenter that submitted multiple comments in response to the 60-day notice, (2) revises the burden associated with an instrument, and (3) solicits public comment concerning this ICR for an additional 30-days.