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

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Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2021-02428
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Federal Regulations. The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Special Local Regulation; Gasparilla Marine Parade; Hillsborough Bay; Tampa, FL
Document Number: 2021-02172
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-02-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary special local regulation for the 2021 Gasparilla Marine Parade on the waters of Hillsborough Bay in the vicinity of Tampa, Florida. This event is expected to attract over 600 spectator craft along the parade route, with approximately 18 vessels participating in the official flotilla. This regulation is necessary to ensure the safety of public, the official flotilla, and spectator vessels before, during, and after the parade. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Determination of a National Emergency Requiring Actions To Protect the Safety of Americans Using and Employed by the Transportation System
Document Number: 2021-02359
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In consultation with public health officials and consistent with the January 21, 2021 Executive Order on Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel and the January 29, 2021 Order by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing a requirement for persons to wear masks while on conveyances and at transportation hubs, the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security on January 27, 2021, issued a Declaration of a National Emergency Requiring Actions to Protect the Safety of Americans Using and Employed by the Transportation System (``declaration''). The declaration finds that a national emergency exists and directs the Transportation Security Administration to take certain actions to promote safety in and to secure the transportation system and to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 through the transportation system. The text of the declaration is set out below.
Safety Zone; Power Plant Demolition; Grand River, Grand Haven, MI
Document Number: 2021-02356
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters within 1400 feet of a demolition site near the eastern bank of the Grand River in Grand Haven, MI. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the controlled implosion of the J.B. Sims power plant. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2021-02323
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-02-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of Corpus Christi Bay and the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near the Corpus Christi Bayfront, during an airshow taking place from April 29, 2021 through May 2, 2021. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Discretionary Review by the Secretary of Labor
Document Number: 2021-02317
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary of Labor
Due to the receipt of a significant adverse comment, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Labor (Departments) are jointly withdrawing the January 4, 2021, direct final rule (DFR) that would have extended DOL's recently established system of discretionary Secretary of Labor review to H-2B temporary labor certification cases (H-2B cases) pending before or decided by the Department of Labor's Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals and made technical, conforming changes to regulations governing the timing and finality of those decisions and of decisions from the Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board in H-2B cases.
Safety Zone; Bahia de Ponce, Ponce, PR
Document Number: 2021-02104
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanment safety zone for certain waters of Bahia de Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during ship-to-ship liquefied gas transfer operations between liquefied gas carriers. This rule will prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone when activated unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Juan or a designated representative.
Regulated Navigation Area; Sparkman Channel, Tampa, FL
Document Number: 2021-02103
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing an existing regulated navigation area in Sparkman Channel, located in Tampa, FL. The regulated navigation area is no longer needed to protect vessels navigating in the area. This action removes the existing regulations related to restricting vessel draft in the channel due to an underwater pipeline that is no longer a navigational concern.
Safety Zone; Super Bowl LV; Hillsborough Bay and River, Tampa, FL
Document Number: 2021-02107
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on certain waters of Garrison Channel, Seddon Channel Turning Basin, and the Hillsborough River, in the vicinity of downtown Tampa, Florida during the Super Bowl LV celebrations. The safety zone is necessary to protect the public and Super Bowl LV event personnel from the hazards associated with potential vessel traffic within the area of the safety zone. All persons and vessels would be required to transit through the safety zone at a steady speed and may not slow down, stop or anchor except in the case of unforeseen mechanical failure or other emergency unless given prior authorization from the Captain of the Port. Any person or vessel forced to slow or stop in the established zone must immediately notify the Captain of the Port Tampa via VHF channel 16.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2021-02058
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily modifying the operating schedule that governs the Route 30 (Absecon Boulevard) Bridge across the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Beach Thorofare, mile 67.2, at Atlantic City, NJ. This temporary modification will allow the drawbridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to accommodate critical bridge maintenance.
Anchorage; Galveston Harbor, Bolivar Roads Channel, Galveston, TX
Document Number: 2021-02000
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 48-hour time limit in Anchorage Area (B) in Bolivar Roads near Galveston, Texas. Anchorage areas (A) and (C) in the Bolivar Roads Channel already have a 48-hour time limit, but anchorage (B) did not. This resulted in vessels remaining in anchorage (B) for extended periods, blocking other vessels with pressing logistical needs, adversely affecting commerce and impacting navigational safety. Except when stress of weather makes sailing impractical or hazardous, this rule will prohibit vessels from anchoring in anchorage area (B) for more than 48 hours unless expressly authorized by the Captain of the Port Houston-Galveston.