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Special Local Regulation; Lake of the Ozarks, Village of Four Seasons, MO
Document Number: 2019-07713
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for certain waters of the Osage Arm of the Lake of the Ozarks from mile marker (MM) 5 to MM 9 in Village of Four Seasons, MO. This special local regulation is necessary to protect the public, participants, spectators, and the marine environment from potential hazards during the Lake Race 2019. Entry of persons or vessels into this regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Security Zone; Cumberland River, Nashville, TN
Document Number: 2019-07667
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone on the Cumberland River at Mile Marker (MM) 190.7 to MM 191.3, from the Woodland Street Bridge to the Korean Veterans Boulevard Bridge, extending 100 feet from the left descending bank, from April 25, 2019 through April 27, 2019. This security zone is needed to protect the participants of the National Football League (NFL) draft, 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 NFL Draft in Nashville, TN. Entry into the security zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement of the Immigration and Nationality Act
Document Number: 2019-07603
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-17
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: REAL ID: Minimum Standards for Driver's Licenses and Identification Cards Acceptable by Federal Agencies for Office Purposes
Document Number: 2019-07565
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Secretary, 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Belle River, LA
Document Number: 2019-07519
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing a temporary deviation to the operating schedule that regulates the State Route 70 (SR 70), pontoon bridge across the Belle River mile 23.8, near Pierre Part, Assumption Parish, Louisiana. This temporary deviation is needed to collect and analyze information on vehicle traffic congestion on SR 70 created when the drawbridge opens to vessel traffic and the impact to the reasonable needs of navigation when the bridge closes to vessels during periods of high vehicle traffic. During this temporary deviation the drawbridge will remain closed to navigation.
Safety Zone; Missouri River, Mile Markers 366.3 to 369.8, Kansas City, MO
Document Number: 2019-07406
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters of the Missouri River from mile marker (MM) 366.3 to MM 369.8. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Kansas City, MO, during an airshow from July 4 through July 7, 2019. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Boston Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Vacancies, Coast Guard Sector Boston, MA
Document Number: 2019-07405
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Boston Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) to submit their applications for membership, to the Captain of the Port (COTP), Boston, MA.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2019-07359
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-15
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 notification 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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations; Correction
Document Number: 2019-07299
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On March 18, 2019, FEMA published in the Federal Register a proposed 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 9805. The table provided here represents the proposed flood hazard determinations and communities affected for Yakima County, Washington and Incorporated Areas.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-07264
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
New or modified Base (1-percent annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or regulatory floodways (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Safety Zone; Xterra Swim, Intracoastal Waterway; Myrtle Beach, SC
Document Number: 2019-07263
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the swimmers, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the swim portion of the Xterra Triathlon. This regulation prohibits non-participant vessels and persons from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-07262
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
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.
Safety Zone; Laguna Madre, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2019-07260
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Laguna Madre in support of the 2019 Wings over South Texas Air Show. This action is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards during aerobatic maneuvers by high-speed, low-flying airplanes and any navigation hazards associated with the set up within certain waters of Laguna Madre. This action will prohibit persons and vessels from entering the zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Corpus Christi (COTP) or a designated representative.
Extension of Comment Period for the Safety Zone; Gastineau Channel, Juneau, AK
Document Number: 2019-07192
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is extending the comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking for a safety zone which appeared in the Federal Register on April 2, 2019 (33 CFR 165) for the proposed modification of an existing safety zone for certain waters of the Gastineau Channel in Juneau, AK. The notice of proposed rulemaking is to expand an existing safety zone for certain waters of the Gastineau Channel in order to improve safety of large passenger vessels anchoring within the safety zone. The comment period has been extended an additional 30 days to May 13, 2019.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-07165
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-11
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: 2019-07163
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-11
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.
Special Local Regulation; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: 2019-07070
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for certain navigable waters of the Choptank River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these waters located at Cambridge, MD, on May 11, 2019, during a morning swim 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.
Port Access Route Study: The Areas Offshore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Document Number: 2019-07069
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces an additional public meeting in Montauk, NY, to receive comments on a notice of study entitled ``Port Access Route Study: The Areas Offshore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island'' that was published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, (84 FR 11314). As stated in that document the Coast Guard is conducting a Massachusetts and Rhode Island Port Access Route Study (MARIPARS) to evaluate the need for establishing vessel routing measures.
Safety Zone; Apra Outer Harbor, Naval Base Guam
Document Number: 2019-07060
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Apra Outer Harbor. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Polaris Point, Guam, 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 Guam (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Aircraft Operator Security
Document Number: 2019-07007
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
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 1652-0003, 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. Aircraft operators must provide certain information to TSA and adopt and implement a TSA-approved security program. These programs require aircraft operators to maintain and update records to ensure compliance with security provisions set forth in regulations.
Safety Zone; Tchefuncte River, Madisonville, LA
Document Number: 2019-06947
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for a fireworks display located on the navigable waters of the Tchefuncte River in front of the Madisonville Town Hall for the annual Fourth of July celebration. This action is needed to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waterways during this event.
Homeland Security Advisory Council
Document Number: 2019-07011
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Homeland Security Advisory Council (``HSAC'' or ``Council'') will meet via teleconference on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 to review and deliberate on the draft Emergency Interim Report of the Families and Children Care Panel Subcommittee. The meeting will be open to the public.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Air Cargo Security Requirements
Document Number: 2019-07006
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-09
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 1652-0040, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a revision of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR involves three broad categories of affected populations operating under a security program: Aircraft operators, foreign air carriers, and indirect air carriers. The collections of information that make up this ICR include security programs, security threat assessments (STA) on certain individuals, known shipper data via the Known Shipper Management System (KSMS), Indirect Air Carrier Management System (IACMS), and evidence of compliance recordkeeping.
Security Zones; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2019-06950
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-09
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) CADIZ KNUTSEN 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 CADIZ KNUTSEN 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 the vessel and its Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) cargo from destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other potential causes. Entry of vessels and persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Upper Potomac River, National Harbor, MD
Document Number: 2019-06949
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish special local regulations for certain waters of the Upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at National Harbor, MD, during a swim event on the morning of June 23, 2019. This rule would prohibit 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. We invite your comments on this proposed rule.
Safety Zones; July 4th Holiday Fireworks in the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region Zone
Document Number: 2019-06948
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish 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 proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Administrative Rulings
Document Number: 2019-06833
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
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.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0023
Document Number: 2019-06778
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
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: 1625-0023, Barge Fleeting Facility Records; 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: 1625-0052
Document Number: 2019-06777
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
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: 1625-0052, Nondestructive Testing of Certain Cargo Tanks on Unmanned Barges; 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: 1625-0027
Document Number: 2019-06776
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
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: 1625-0027, Vessel Documentation; without change. Our ICR describe 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: 1625-0122
Document Number: 2019-06775
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
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: 1625-0122, Cargo Securing Manuals; 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: 1625-0041
Document Number: 2019-06774
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
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: 1625-0041, Various International Agreement Pollution Prevention Certificates and Documents, and Equivalency 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.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0061
Document Number: 2019-06773
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
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 approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0061, Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Regulations; 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: 1625-0042
Document Number: 2019-06772
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
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: 1625-0042, Requirements for Lightering of Oil and Hazardous Material Cargoes, and Advance Notice of Transfer; 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: 1625-0009
Document Number: 2019-06771
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
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: 1625-0009, Oil Record Book for Ships; 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: 1625-0038
Document Number: 2019-06770
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
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: 1625-0038, Plan Approval and Records for Tank Vessels, Passenger Vessels, Cargo and Miscellaneous Vessels, Mobile Offshore Drilling Units, Nautical School Vessels and Oceanographic Research Vessels46 CFR Subchapters D, H, I, I-A, R and U; 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: 1625-0117
Document Number: 2019-06769
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-08
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: 1625-0117, Towing VesselsTitle 46 CFR Subchapter M; 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.
Greece Electronic System for Travel Authorization Validity Period
Document Number: 2019-06750
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In 2016, DHS reduced Greece's Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) travel authorization validity period for travel by nationals of Greece under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) from two years to one year. The reduction was based on a 2015 VWP assessment of Greece, which had identified a number of shortcomings in satisfying VWP requirements. In November 2018, DHS re-evaluated Greece's progress to meet the requirements and determined that Greece has satisfied the requirements for normalizing Greece's ESTA validity period to two years. This document announces that DHS therefore is increasing Greece's ESTA validity period to two years.
Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act (SAFETY Act)
Document Number: 2019-06751
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
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.
Extension of the Designation of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status
Document Number: 2019-06746
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from May 3, 2019, through November 2, 2020. The extension allows currently eligible TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through November 2, 2020, so long as they otherwise continue to meet the eligibility requirements for TPS. This Notice also sets forth procedures necessary for nationals of South Sudan (or aliens having no nationality who last habitually resided in South Sudan) to re-register for TPS and to apply for Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). USCIS will issue new EADs with a November 2, 2020 expiration date to eligible beneficiaries under South Sudan's TPS designation who timely re-register and apply for EADs under this extension.
Civil Monetary Penalty Adjustments for Inflation
Document Number: 2019-06745
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
In this final rule, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is making the 2019 annual inflation adjustment to its civil monetary penalties. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Act) was signed into law on November 2, 2015. Pursuant to the 2015 Act, all agencies must adjust civil monetary penalties annually and publish the adjustment in the Federal Register. Accordingly, this final rule adjusts DHS's civil monetary penalties for 2019 pursuant to the 2015 Act and OMB guidance. The new penalties will be effective for penalties assessed after April 5, 2019 whose associated violations occurred after November 2, 2015.
Security Zones; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2019-06727
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-05
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) GASLOG SYDNEY 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 GASLOG SYDNEY 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 and persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi.
Special Local Regulation; Ohio River, Louisville, KY
Document Number: 2019-06718
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for all navigable waters of the Ohio River from mile marker (MM) 597.0 to MM 607.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Louisville, KY, during the ``Thunder over Louisville'' event. Entry into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
National Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-06692
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Advisory Council (NAC) will meet in person on May 7-9, 2019, in College Station, Texas. The meeting will be open to the public.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-06687
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
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: 2019-06686
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-06685
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-06684
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Request for Fee Waiver
Document Number: 2019-06657
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
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.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Michigan City Summerfest Fireworks, Lake Michigan
Document Number: 2019-06655
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Michigan City Summerfest Fireworks on a portion of Lake Michigan on July 4, 2019. This action is necessary and intended to protect safety of life and property on navigable waters 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 Lake Michigan or a designated representative.