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

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Florida; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2019-20288
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-3419-EM), dated August 30, 2019, and related determinations.
Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2019-20287
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA-3417-EM), dated August 27, 2019, and related determinations.
California; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2019-20286
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of California (FEMA-3415-EM), dated July 8, 2019, and related determinations.
California; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2019-20285
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of California (FEMA-3398-EM), dated July 28, 2018, and related determinations.
Wisconsin; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-20284
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
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 Wisconsin (FEMA-4459-DR), dated August 27, 2019, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-20283
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
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-4458-DR), dated August 27, 2019, and related determinations.
Muscogee (Creek) Nation; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-20281
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (FEMA-4456-DR), dated August 7, 2019, and related determinations.
West Virginia; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-20278
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
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 West Virginia (FEMA-4455-DR), dated August 2, 2019, and related determinations.
New Hampshire; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2019-20275
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
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 New Hampshire (FEMA-4457-DR), dated August 15, 2019, and related determinations.
Safety Zone; Columbia River, Bonneville, OR
Document Number: 2019-20164
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Columbia River between river mile 142 and 143 in vicinity of Bonneville, Oregon. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by salvage operations of the tug DIANE. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River.
Requirement for Certificates of Export for Importations of Steel Products of the Republic of Korea
Document Number: 2019-20186
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that importations into the United States of steel products of the Republic of Korea subject to absolute quota limits must be presented with valid and properly executed certificates of exportation.
Special Local Regulation; North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2019-20107
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations for certain waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at Ocean City, MD, during a high-speed power boat racing event on September 29, 2019. 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.
Safety Zone, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: 2019-20102
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Delaware River to restrict and protect vessel traffic during the offloading of two Post-Panamax gantry cranes at the Port of Philadelphia. This action is intended to protect mariners and vessels from the hazards associated with these offloading activities. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless a vessel meets the stated requirements or is specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay. This rule compliments a safety zone found in docket number USCG-2019-0782 addressing navigation risks while the vessel carrying the cranes is anchored or underway in Delaware Bay and River.
Safety Zone; Delaware Bay and River, PA
Document Number: 2019-20101
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Delaware Bay and River to restrict and protect vessel traffic during the transit of Post-Panamax gantry cranes from the Atlantic Ocean to the Port of Philadelphia. This action is intended to protect mariners and vessels from the hazards associated with the transportation of these large cranes. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone will be prohibited unless a vessel meets the stated requirements or is specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay. This rule compliments a safety zone found in docket number USCG-2019-0784 addressing safety risks while the vessel carrying the cranes is moored at the Port of Philadelphia.
Safety Zone; Unionport (Bruckner Expressway) Bridge, Westchester Creek, Bronx, NY
Document Number: 2019-19990
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters within a 500-foot radius of the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) I-95 bridge structures to the north, and south, of the Unionport (Bruckner Expressway) Bridge, construction vessels, and machinery at mile 1.7 over Westchester Creek. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by installation of two temporary vertical lift bridges during the replacement of the existing Unionport (Bruckner Expressway) Bridge at mile 1.7 over Westchester Creek. When enforced, this regulation prohibits entry of vessels or persons into the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port New York or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Lake of the Ozarks, Lake Ozark, MO
Document Number: 2019-20004
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Lake of the Ozarks within 300 feet of the fireworks barge in the vicinity of mile marker 7.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near the Camden on the Lake Resort, Lake Ozark, MO, during a fireworks display. This rulemaking will prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: 2019-19946
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Head of the Cuyahoga Regatta located in the federal regulations for Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo zone. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after this event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Crediting Recent Sea Service of Personnel Serving on Vessels of the Uniformed Services
Document Number: 2019-19754
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to increase from 3 years to 7 years the period within which qualifying sea service aboard vessels of the uniformed services can be used to satisfy the requirement for recent sea service to qualify for a Merchant Mariner Credential with a national officer endorsement. This notice of proposed rulemaking would implement into Coast Guard regulations legislation that has been codified in statute, and may potentially increase the number of merchant mariners available for employment on commercial vessels.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2019-19981
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI), 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 June 5, 2019.
Special Local Regulation; Tennessee River, Florence, AL
Document Number: 2019-19879
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary Special Local Regulation for all navigable waters of the Tennessee River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 254.0 to 258.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Florence, AL, during a Triathlon on September 22, 2019. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; San Juan Harbor, San Juan, PR
Document Number: 2019-19851
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within an area of one half mile around each Liquefied Gas carrier entering and departing San Juan Harbor and a 50-yard radius around each vessel when moored at the Puma Energy dock, Cata[ntilde]o Oil dock, or Wharf B. This safety zone is needed to protect personnel, transiting vessels, and Liquefied Gas carriers. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Juan or his designated representative.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0079
Document Number: 2019-19846
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-13
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: 1625-0079, Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1995, 1997 and 2010 Amendments to the International Convention; 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: 1625-0118
Document Number: 2019-19844
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-13
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: 1625-0118, Various International Agreement Certificates and Documents; 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: 1625-0028
Document Number: 2019-19843
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-13
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: 1625-0028, Course Approval and Records for Merchant Marine Training Schools; 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.
Special Local Regulation; Tennessee River, Florence, AL
Document Number: 2019-19837
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation on the Tennessee River from mile 255 to 257 on September 14, 2019. This special local regulation is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created during the Shoals Dragon Boat Festival. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities: 321 E-Commerce Data Pilot
Document Number: 2019-19830
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-13
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.
Safety Zones; Sector Upper Mississippi River Annual and Recurring Safety Zones Update
Document Number: 2019-19812
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending and updating its table of annual and recurring safety zones that take place within the Eighth Coast Guard District listed in section 165.801 Table 2 of the Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-19700
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-13
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.
Safety Zone; Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2019-19806
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Cape Fear River near Wilmington, North Carolina. This temporary safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic on the Cape Fear River from September 11, 2019, through December 15, 2019, while work crews replace power transmission lines crossing over the river. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit vessels or persons from being in the safety zones unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2019-19741
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the Ocean City Air Show on September 15, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event as Ocean City, NJ. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Safety Zone; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2019-19737
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-12
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 4th Annual Ironman 70.3 Atlantic City Triathlon on these navigable waters near Atlantic City, NJ, during a swim event on September 15, 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.
Minimum Standards for Driver's Licenses and Identification Cards Acceptable by Federal Agencies for Official Purposes; Implementation of the REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act; Correction
Document Number: 2019-19702
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is correcting a final rule that published in the Federal Register on September 4, 2019. On September 4, 2019, DHS published two documents in the Federal Register related to the implementation of the REAL ID Modification for Freely Associated States Act: A final rule implementing the REAL ID Modification for Freely Associated States Act, and a notice designating an unexpired foreign passport and valid Form I-94 (Arrival-Departure Record) as acceptable identity documentation for purposes of obtaining a REAL ID driver's license or identification card for eligible citizens of the Freely Associated States. The text of footnote 9, which was included in the final rule, was overtaken by the notice published on the same date. Through this correction, the text of footnote 9 is being revised.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-19701
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-12
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; Fireworks Display, Indian River Bay, DE
Document Number: 2019-19694
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Indian River Bay near Long Neck, DE, on September 14, 2019, with September 15, 2019 as an alternate date for inclement weather, to provide for safety of life during the Long Neck Style 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.
Security Zone; Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2019-19685
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone encompassing certain waters of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. This security zone is needed to prevent waterside threats during an event held at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, MD, September 12-14, 2019. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or his designated representative.
Proposed Termination of U.S. Coast Guard Medium Frequency (MF) Broadcast of Navigational Telex (NAVTEX) and Shift to Satellite
Document Number: 2019-19675
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard may cease broadcasting Navigational Telex (NAVTEX) over Medium Frequency (MF) after first ensuring the information contained in NAVTEX broadcasts is available via International Maritime Organization (IMO) recognized satellite services. This notice requests public comment on the possibility of terminating the MF NAVTEX broadcast.
Safety Zone for Hurricane Dorian; Coast Guard Maryland-National Capital Region Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2019-19647
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters within the Coast Guard Maryland-National Capital Region Captain of the Port Zone. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the possible landfall of Hurricane Dorian. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region.
Transatlantic Aviation Industry Roundtable Committee (TAIR); Committee Establishment
Document Number: 2019-19127
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS Secretary) is establishing an advisory committee to address the security of the aviation sector and the furtherance of increased resiliency of the global aviation security environment. The Transatlantic Aviation Industry Roundtable (TAIR) will serve as a forum in which the Department of Homeland Security (DHS); the U.K. Home Office; private sector companies; and stakeholders in the aviation sector will engage and collaborate on matters and issues affecting transatlantic aviation security. The Secretary has determined the TAIR Committee will be exempt from the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Name of Committee: Transatlantic Aviation Industry Roundtable (TAIR).
Safety Zone; Newtown Creek, New York, NY
Document Number: 2019-19545
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 300-foot radius of the Kosciuszko Bridge spans crossing Newtown Creek at mile 2.1. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by final stay cable adjustments at each bridge tower anchorage conducted from barges within Newtown Creek. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York Captain of the Port (COTP) or the COTP's designated representative.
Safety Zone; Kanawha River, Charleston, WV
Document Number: 2019-19531
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters on the Kanawha River from mile marker (MM) 60.8 to MM 61.3. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from hazards created by repair work on several large power lines crossing the river. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Missouri River, Mile Marker 117 to 116.5, Chamois, MO
Document Number: 2019-19495
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Missouri River in a work zone located from Mile Marker (MM) 116.5 through MM 117. The safety zone is needed to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the installation of electrical lines across the river. Entry of persons or vessels into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone, R/V POLARCUS ALIMA, Cook Inlet, Homer, Alaska
Document Number: 2019-19548
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 100-yard radius surrounding the research vessel POLARCUS ALIMA. The safety zone is needed to protect the vessel and members of the public anticipated to exercise their First Amendment right to protest the vessel's activity. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Western Alaska.
COMDTINST M16721.48 Merchant Mariner Medical Manual
Document Number: 2019-19370
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of the Merchant Mariner Medical Manual, Commandant Instruction Manual (COMDTINST M16721.48). The guidance in this Manual should assist medical practitioners, the maritime industry, individual mariners, and Coast Guard personnel in evaluating a mariner applicant's physical and medical status to meet the requirements of the merchant mariner medical certificate. This Manual incorporates and consolidates prior guidance on the medical evaluation of merchant mariners contained in several Coast Guard documents. The Manual includes guidance on the medical certificate and related processes, including procedures for application, issuance, and cancellation of the medical certificate.
Removal of 30-Day Processing Provision for Asylum Applicant-Related Form I-765 Employment Authorization Applications
Document Number: 2019-19125
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-09-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to remove a regulatory provision stating that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has 30 days from the date an asylum applicant files the initial Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization (EAD application) to grant or deny that initial employment authorization application. DHS also proposes to remove the provision requiring that the application for renewal must be received by USCIS 90 days prior to the expiration of the employment authorization.
Safety Zone; Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2019-19322
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of the Safety Zone; Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel on all waters of the South Branch of the Chicago River and the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal between the South Pulaski Road Bridge and the South Loomis Street Bridge in Chicago, Illinois on September 28, 2019. This action is necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with a crew regatta event. During the enforcement period listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Les Cheneaux Islands, Cedarville, MI
Document Number: 2019-19256
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones for navigable waters within 50 yards of certain swim routes of a marine event in the Les Cheneaux Islands, in Cedarville, MI. The safety zones are needed to protect event participants from risks associated with the boating public near highly trafficked areas of the waterway. Entry of vessels or persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or his representative.
Safety Zone; Incline Village Wedding Fireworks Display, Crystal Bay, Incline Village, NV
Document Number: 2019-19252
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Crystal Bay near the Hyatt Lake Tahoe Nevada boat dock in support of the Incline Village Wedding Fireworks Display on September 8, 2019. This safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the dangers associated with pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions
Document Number: 2019-19225
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-06
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; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document
Document Number: 2019-19207
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-06
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.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2019-19190
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-05
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.