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Cook Inlet Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (CIRCAC) Recertification
Document Number: 2019-19151
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice informs the public that the Coast Guard has recertified the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (CIRCAC) as an alternative voluntary advisory group for Cook Inlet, Alaska. This certification allows the CIRCAC to monitor the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under an alternative composition, other than prescribed, Cook Inlet Program established by statue.
Amendment to Statement Processing and Automated Clearinghouse (ACH)
Document Number: 2019-19149
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations regarding statement processing and Automated Clearinghouse (ACH) to reflect that CBP will identify final statements as paid upon the completion of the funds transfer. Additionally, this document makes certain technical corrections to the CBP regulations on statement processing and ACH.
Modification and Clarification of the National Customs Automation Program Test Regarding Periodic Monthly Statements
Document Number: 2019-19147
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces changes to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test concerning periodic monthly statements (PMS) to reflect that CBP will identify PMS as paid upon the completion of the funds transfer when payment is made via Automated Clearinghouse (ACH). The trade community will experience no delays, interruptions, or process changes associated with the modifications. Except to the extent expressly announced or modified by this document, all aspects, rules, terms and conditions announced in previous notices regarding the test remain in effect. For ease of reference, CBP is reproducing the entire test, with the changes, in this document.
Technical Correction to Centers of Excellence and Expertise Regulations
Document Number: 2019-19129
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
On December 20, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published an interim final rule in the Federal Register, which established the Centers of Excellence and Expertise (Centers) as a permanent organizational component of the agency and transitioned certain operational trade functions to the Center directors that traditionally resided with the port directors. This technical correction clarifies two sections of CBP regulations that do not currently reflect CBP's operational structure or the objective of the ``Regulatory Implementation of the Centers of Excellence and Expertise'' interim final rule. This document amends CBP regulations to correct the discrepancies.
Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Proposed Construction of Railroad Bridges Across Sand Creek and Lake Pend Oreille at Sandpoint, Bonner County, Idaho
Document Number: 2019-19120
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) announces the availability of a Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) in accordance with National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), as amended (16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.) for the proposed construction of railroad bridges across Lake Pend Oreille and Sand Creek at Sandpoint, Bonner County, Idaho. The proposed bridges will be built parallel to existing railroad bridges crossing the same waterbodies. As structures over navigable waters of the United States, the proposed bridges require a Coast Guard Bridge Permit. This notice provides information on where to view the FEA and FONSI. There is no comment period associated with this notice.
Special Local Regulation; Lake Havasu City, AZ
Document Number: 2019-19119
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for the Havapalooza 2019 marine event that will be held on the navigable waters of Lake Havasu, Lake Havasu City, AZ. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters on Thompson Bay in Lake Havasu during a waterside concert on September 14, 2019. This rule prohibits spectators from anchoring, blocking, loitering or transiting through in the event area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector San Diego or a designated representative.
Extension of Comment Period for the Port Access Route Study: Alaskan Arctic Coast
Document Number: 2019-19080
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is extending the comment period for the notice of study and request for comments for the Port Access Route Study: Alaskan Arctic Coast that we published on December 21, 2018. This action will provide the public with additional time and opportunity to provide the Coast Guard with information regarding the Port Access Route Study: Alaskan Arctic Coast. The comment period is extended until January 30, 2020.
Safety Zone, North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project, Charles River, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2019-19048
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters within 100 yards of the North Washington Street Bridge, Charles River, Boston, Massachusetts, from December 1, 2019 through December 31, 2023. The temporary safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created during the replacement project of the North Washington Street Bridge. When enforced, this proposed rule would prohibit vessels and persons from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Boston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Designation of REAL ID Identity Documents for Citizens of the Freely Associated States; Unexpired Foreign Passport With an Approved Form I-94, Documenting the Applicant's Most Recent Admission to the United States
Document Number: 2019-19024
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is 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 Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (collectively known as the Freely Associated States, or FAS).
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
Document Number: 2019-19023
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
This final rule implements the REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act by amending the regulatory definition of ``temporary lawful status.'' With this change, citizens of the Freely Associated States residing in the United States are eligible for full- term REAL ID licenses and identification cards, provided they satisfy the other requirements of the REAL ID Act and regulations.
CISA Reporting Forms
Document Number: 2019-19022
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
DHS CISA CSD 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Social Media Information on Immigration and Foreign Travel Forms
Document Number: 2019-19021
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed new collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding proposed modifications to certain DHS immigration and foreign travel forms. This collection of information is necessary to comply with Section 5 of the Executive Order (E.O.) 13780, ``Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States'' to establish screening and vetting standards and procedures to enable DHS to assess an alien's eligibility to travel to or be admitted to the United States or to receive an immigration-related benefit from DHS. This data collection also is used to validate an applicant's identity information and to determine whether such travel or grant of a benefit poses a law enforcement or national security risk to the United States.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Certain Information on Immigration and Foreign Travel Forms
Document Number: 2019-19020
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed new collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding proposed modifications to certain DHS immigration and foreign travel forms. This collection of information is necessary to comply with Section 5 of the Executive Order (E.O.) 13780, ``Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States'' to establish screening and vetting standards and procedures to enable DHS to assess an alien's eligibility to travel to or be admitted to the United States or to receive an immigration-related benefit from DHS. This data collection also is used to validate an applicant's identity information and to determine whether such travel or grant of a benefit poses a law enforcement or national security risk to the United States.
Registration Fee Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File H-1B Petitions on Behalf of Cap Subject Aliens
Document Number: 2019-18962
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is proposing to amend its regulations to require petitioners seeking to file H-1B cap- subject petitions to pay a $10 fee for each registration they submit to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for the H-1B cap selection process.
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); Revisions to Methodology for Payments To Write Your Own (WYO) Companies; Correction
Document Number: 2019-18982
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This document corrects the preamble to an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) which FEMA published on July 8, 2019, seeking comment regarding possible approaches to incorporating actual flood insurance expense data into the payment methodology that FEMA uses to determine the amount of payments to WYO companies.
Safety Zone; 2019 Monte Labor Day Fireworks Display, Carnelian Bay, Carnelian Bay, CA
Document Number: 2019-18944
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones on the navigable waters of Carnelian Bay near Carnelian West Beach in support of the 2019 Monte Labor Day Fireworks Display on September 1, 2019. These safety zones are 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 zones without permission of the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Illinois River, Mile Marker 162 to 166, Peoria, IL
Document Number: 2019-18913
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Illinois River in two different work zones located between Mile Marker (MM) 162 and MM 166. 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.
Nebraska; Amendment No. 9 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-18888
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Nebraska (FEMA-4420-DR), dated March 21, 2019, and related determinations.
Nebraska; Amendment No. 10 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-18887
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Nebraska (FEMA-4420-DR), dated March 21, 2019, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-18886
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Mississippi (FEMA-4429-DR), dated April 23, 2019, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 8 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-18885
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-4438-DR), dated June 1, 2019, and related determinations.
Missouri; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-18883
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Missouri (FEMA-4435-DR), dated May 20, 2019, and related determinations.
Missouri; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-18882
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of Missouri (FEMA-4435-DR), dated May 20, 2019, and related determinations.
Kansas; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-18881
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Kansas (FEMA-4449-DR), dated June 20, 2019, and related determinations.
Kansas; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-18880
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of Kansas (FEMA-4449-DR), dated June 20, 2019, and related determinations.
Missouri; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-18879
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of Missouri (FEMA-4451-DR), dated July 9, 2019, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2019-18877
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-4453-DR), dated July 12, 2019, and related determinations.
Special Local Regulation; Ohio River, Portsmouth, OH
Document Number: 2019-18868
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for all navigable waters on the Ohio River in the vicinity of Portsmouth, OH. This special local regulation is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a marine regatta. 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.
Rescission of Discretionary Parole Policies Relating to Nationals of the Russian Federation Seeking Entry Into Guam and/or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands for a Temporary Visit for Business or Pleasure
Document Number: 2019-18841
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Under discretionary parole policies, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has granted parole on a case-by-case basis to nationals of the Russian Federation (Russia) to enter Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) for temporary visits for business or pleasure for up to 45 days provided the traveler meets certain conditions. DHS is publishing this notice to announce to the public that it plans to end this discretionary parole policy. This discretionary change in policy does not preclude affected individuals from applying for parole, which DHS will grant on a case-by-case basis only where the applicant demonstrates an urgent humanitarian or a significant public benefit reason for parole and the applicant merits a favorable exercise of discretion.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2019-18846
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security has determined, pursuant to law, that it is necessary to waive certain laws, regulations, and other legal requirements in order to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international land border in Hidalgo County, Texas and Starr County, Texas.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0126
Document Number: 2019-18812
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, 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: 1625-0126, Requirements for Vessels that Perform Certain Aquaculture Support Operations; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0063
Document Number: 2019-18810
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, 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: 1625-0063, Marine Occupational Health and Safety Standards for Benzene; without change. Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB; Control Number: 1625-0049
Document Number: 2019-18804
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, 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: 1625-0049, Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Liquefied Hazardous Gas (LHG); without change. Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry is Made by an Agent
Document Number: 2019-18779
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
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.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-016 FALCON Search and Analysis System of Records
Document Number: 2019-18749
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-30
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/ U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-016 FALCON Search and Analysis 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.
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement: Cell Phone Geolocation for USCG Search and Rescue
Document Number: 2019-18698
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces its Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Callyo 2009 Corporation, to investigate the potential operational use of leveraging smart phone technology, specifically the phone's location services, to help locate mariners in distress more efficiently. The CRADA with Callyo 2009 Corporation is based on market research and visits to vendors with advertised expertise in this unique application of technology in the maritime environment for Search and Rescue. While the Coast Guard is currently partnering with Callyo 2009 Corporation, the agency is soliciting public comment on the possible nature of and participation of other parties in the proposed CRADA. In addition, the Coast Guard also invites other potential non-Federal participants, who have the interest and capability to bring similar contributions to this type of research, to consider submitting proposals for consideration in similar CRADAs.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-18695
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-18693
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On August 8, 2019, FEMA published in the Federal Register a final flood hazard determination notice that contained an erroneous table. This notice provides corrections to that table. The table provided here represents the final flood hazard determinations and communities affected for San Diego County, California and Incorporated Areas.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-18692
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
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: 2019-18691
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
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: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and Fire Prevention and Safety Grants-Grant Application Supplemental Information
Document Number: 2019-18668
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Customs and Border Protection Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2019-18654
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration for Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles
Document Number: 2019-18653
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
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 Zone; Apple Vacations Fireworks; Lake Michigan, Chicago IL
Document Number: 2019-18605
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, in order to protect vessels and persons from the potential hazards associated with a barge based fireworks display. The temporary safety zone will encompass all waters within a 560 foot radius from the designated barge responsible for the display. The barge will be located in approximate position 41[deg]55'42.62'' N, 87[deg]37'34.28'' W. Vessels will not be allowed to enter, transit through, or anchor within the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Portsmouth, OH
Document Number: 2019-18597
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Ohio River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Portsmouth, OH, during a fireworks display on September 1, 2019. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Vulnerability Discovery Program
Document Number: 2019-18576
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Information Security Officer, 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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-18551
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-28
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.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2019-18550
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-28
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Community Disaster Loan (CDL) Program
Document Number: 2019-18544
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a revision, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Community Disaster Loan (CDL) Program. This revision will combine collections found under OMB Control Numbers 1660-0082 and 1660-0083. Upon approval of this revision, OMB Control Number 1660-0082, Application for Community Disaster Loan Cancellation will be discontinued.
Recurring Safety Zone; Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival, Wheeling, WV
Document Number: 2019-18525
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Fireworks, to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on the navigable waters of the Ohio River during this event. Our regulations for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Wheeling, WV. During the enforcement periods, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.