Department of Homeland Security February 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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North Carolina; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03305
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of North Carolina (FEMA-4568-DR), dated October 14, 2020, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03304
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-4564-DR), dated September 23, 2020, and related determinations.
Hawaii; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03299
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Hawaii (FEMA-4510-DR), dated April 1, 2020, and related determinations.
North Dakota; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03298
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of North Dakota (FEMA-4509-DR), dated April 1, 2020, and related determinations.
Montana; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03297
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Montana (FEMA-4508-DR), dated March 31, 2020, and related determinations.
District of Columbia; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03296
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the District of Columbia (FEMA-4502-DR), dated March 29, 2020, and related determinations.
Connecticut; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03295
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut (FEMA-4500-DR), dated March 28, 2020, and related determinations.
Oregon; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03294
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oregon (FEMA-4499-DR), dated March 28, 2020, and related determinations.
Colorado; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03293
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Colorado (FEMA-4498-DR), dated March 28, 2020, and related determinations.
Massachusetts; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03292
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (FEMA-4496-DR), dated March 27, 2020, and related determinations.
Guam; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03291
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the territory of Guam (FEMA-4495-DR), dated March 27, 2020, and related determinations.
Maryland; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03290
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Maryland (FEMA-4491-DR), dated March 26, 2020, and related determinations.
Missouri; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03289
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
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-4490-DR), dated March 26, 2020, and related determinations.
Iowa; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03288
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Iowa (FEMA-4483-DR), dated March 23, 2020, and related determinations.
California; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03287
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of California (FEMA-4482-DR), dated March 22, 2020, and related determinations.
Washington; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03286
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Washington (FEMA-4481-DR), dated March 22, 2020, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 14 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03285
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-4399-DR), dated October 11, 2018, and related determinations.
District of Columbia; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2021-03284
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the District of Columbia (FEMA-3553-EM), dated January 11, 2021, and related determinations.
Tennessee; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2021-03283
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Tennessee (FEMA-3552-EM), dated January 5, 2021, and related determinations.
Rhode Island; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-03281
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Rhode Island (FEMA-4505-DR), dated March 30, 2020, and related determinations.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0061
Document Number: 2021-03242
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
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: 1625-0061, 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: 1625-0011
Document Number: 2021-03241
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
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: 1625-0011, Applications for Private Aids to Navigation and for Class I Private Aids to Navigation on Artificial Islands and Fixed Structures; 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: 1625-0024
Document Number: 2021-03238
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
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: 1625-0024, Safety Approval of Cargo Containers; 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.
Stakeholder Scheduling Application
Document Number: 2021-03237
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
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: 1625-0085
Document Number: 2021-03233
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
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: 1625-0085, Streamlined Inspection Program; 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.
National Flood Insurance Program: Conforming Changes To Reflect the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW-12) and the Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (HFIAA), and Additional Clarifications for Plain Language; Correction
Document Number: 2021-02644
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On July 20, 2020, FEMA published in the Federal Register a final rule revising the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulations to codify certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 and the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014, and to clarify certain existing NFIP rules relating to NFIP operations and the Standard Flood Insurance Policy. This final rule provides corrections to those instructions, to be used in lieu of the information published July 20.
60-Day Notice and Request for Comments; New Information Collection Request, 1670-NEW: SAFECOM Nationwide Surveys Generic Clearance
Document Number: 2021-03105
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
DHS CISA ECD 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: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Visitor Request Form
Document Number: 2021-03104
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Office of Compliance and Security (OCS) will submit 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 submission proposes to renew the information collection for an additional three years and update the burden estimates.
Reinstating Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians
Document Number: 2021-03153
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Reinstatement of Deferred Enforced Departure and Continuation of Employment Authorization and Automatic Extension of Existing Employment Authorization Documents for Eligible Liberians
Document Number: 2021-03149
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
On January 20, 2021, President Biden issued a memorandum to the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) directing the Secretary to reinstate Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for eligible Liberians, and to provide for continued work authorization through June 30, 2022. Eligible Liberian nationals (and persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia) covered under DED as of January 10, 2021 may remain in the United States through June 30, 2022. This notice extends through June 30, 2022 employment authorization for Liberians covered under DED and also automatically extends DED-related Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) for those who already have an EAD with a printed expiration date of March 30, 2020 or January 10, 2021. The reinstatement of DED for Liberians is intended to allow additional time for eligible Liberians to apply for adjustment of status on or before December 20, 2021 under the extension of the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) provision in section 901 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. Liberians who apply for adjustment of status under LRIF may immediately apply for employment authorization consistent with that provision.
Emergency Safety Zone; Richmond Entrance Channel, Richmond, CA
Document Number: 2021-03101
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of the Richmond Entrance Channel off of Richmond, CA in support of the safe navigation of vessels and environmental response efforts to address the hydrocarbon release from the Richmond Long Wharf on February 09, 2021. Based on this information, this safety zone is necessary to protect life, vessels, and the maritime environment. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission from the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a Captain of the Port San Francisco designated representative.
National Advisory Council
Document Number: 2021-03060
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requests that qualified individuals interested in serving on the FEMA National Advisory Council (NAC) apply for appointment as identified in this notice. Pursuant to the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (PKEMRA), the NAC advises the FEMA Administrator on all aspects of emergency management to incorporate input from and ensure coordination with State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments, and the non- governmental and private sectors on developing and revising national plans and strategies, the administration of and assessment of FEMA's grant programs, and the development and evaluation of risk assessment methodologies. The NAC consists of up to thirty-five (35) members, all of whom are experts and leaders in their respective fields. FEMA seeks to appoint individuals to seven (7) discipline-specific positions on the NAC and up to four (4) members as Administrator Selections. If other positions open during the application and selection period, FEMA may select qualified candidates from the pool of applications.
Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2021-02998
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-16
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.
Notice of the President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2021-02981
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
CISA announces a public meeting of the President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC). To facilitate public participation, CISA invites public comments on the agenda items and any associated briefing materials to be considered by the council at the meeting.
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Screening Partnership Program
Document Number: 2021-02929
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0064, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for an extension in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves an application completed by airport operators desiring to opt-out of passenger and baggage security screening performed by federal employees, preferring a qualified private screening company to perform security screening functions under a contract entered into with TSA.
Technical Mapping Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: 2021-02870
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will hold a virtual meeting on Monday, March 1, 2021, and Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The meeting will be open to the public via a Zoom Video Communications link.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2021-02832
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-11
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. Information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's CSB available at www.fema.gov/ flood-insurance/work-with-nfip/community-status-book. Please note that per Revisions to Publication Requirements for Community Eligibility Status Information Under the National Flood Insurance Program, notices such as this one for scheduled suspension will no longer be published in the Federal Register as of June 2021 but will be available at National Flood Insurance Community Status and Public Notification [bond] FEMA.gov. Individuals without internet access will be able to contact their local floodplain management official and/or State NFIP Coordinating Office directly for assistance.
Declaration of Person Who Performed Repairs or Alterations
Document Number: 2021-02817
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-11
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.
Documentation Requirements for Articles Entered Under Various Special Tariff Treatment Provisions
Document Number: 2021-02813
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-11
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.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessment Application
Document Number: 2021-02806
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-11
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 1652-0042, 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. The collection involves TSA determining whether individuals seeking access to sensitive security information (SSI) may be granted access to the SSI.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; State Administrative Plan for the Hazard Mitigation Program
Document Number: 2021-02752
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on a reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. 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.
Safety Zone; Cocos Lagoon, Merizo, GU
Document Number: 2021-02751
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-02-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a recurring safety zone for navigable waters within Cocos Lagoon. This safety zone will encompass the designated swim course for the Cocos Crossing swim event in the waters of Cocos Lagoon, Merizo, Guam. Race participants, chase boats, and organizers of the event will be exempt from the safety zone. Entry of persons or vessels into the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Guam. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Request for Information: Evidence-Building Activities
Document Number: 2021-02735
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018 requires federal agencies to develop evidence-building plans to identify and address questions relevant to Agency strategy, programs, policies, regulations, management, and operations. On November 9, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a request for information (RFI) soliciting input from the public regarding potential priority questions that can guide evidence-building activities by. DHS is reopening and extending the comment period for the RFI.
Collection of Biometric Data From Aliens Upon Entry to and Departure From the United States; Re-Opening of Comment Period
Document Number: 2021-02699
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-02-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register on November 19, 2020, concerning collection of facial images and other biometrics from aliens entering and departing the United States. Based on comments received on the NPRM, CBP has decided to re-open the comment period for an additional 30 days.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS); Extension, With Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2021-02647
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) 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 information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Mile Markers 330.0-360.0, MS
Document Number: 2021-02436
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary fixed and moving safety zone for all navigable waters within 300 yards of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Bank Grading Units and USACE Mat Sinking Unit while operating on the Lower Mississippi River, in the vicinity of Moreville revetment, MS. The safety zone is needed to protect persons and property, from the potential safety hazards associated with the bank grading and mat sinking operations performed by the USACE. Entry of persons or vessels into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Modification of Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions; Delay of Effective Date
Document Number: 2021-02665
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
On January 8, 2021, DHS published a final rule, Modification of Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions (H-1B Selection Final Rule) amending regulations governing the process by which U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) selects H-1B registrations for the filing of H-1B cap- subject petitions (or H-1B petitions for any year in which the registration requirement is suspended), by generally first selecting registrations based on the highest Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) prevailing wage level that the proffered wage equals or exceeds for the relevant Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code and area(s) of intended employment. The Department is delaying the rule's effective date until December 31, 2021, because USCIS will not have adequate time to complete system development, thoroughly test the modifications, train staff, and conduct public outreach needed to ensure an effective and orderly implementation of the H-1B Selection Final Rule by the time the initial registration period will be open for the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2022 H-1B cap season. During the delay, while USCIS works through the issues associated with implementation, DHS leadership will also evaluate the January 8th rule and its associated policies, as is typical of agencies at the beginning of a new Administration.
Cost of Assistance Estimates in the Disaster Declaration Process for the Public Assistance Program; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-02459
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-02-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is extending the public comment period for its proposed rule published December 14, 2020, and will hold a public meeting remotely via web conference to solicit feedback on the proposed rule. The rule proposed to substantively revise the ``estimated cost of the assistance'' disaster declaration factor that FEMA uses to review a Governor's request for a major disaster under the Public Assistance Program.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2021-02430
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-05
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: 2021-02429
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-05
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.