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

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New York; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-27205
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of New York (FEMA-4625-DR), dated October 8, 2021, and related determinations.
Special Local Regulation; Sail Grand Prix 2021 Race Event; San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2021-26416
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary special local regulation in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, CA in support of the San Francisco Sail Grand Prix 2021 race periods on March 24, 2022 through March 27, 2022. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters and to ensure the safety of mariners transiting the area from the dangers associated with high-speed sailing activities associated with the Sail Grand Prix 2021 race event. This proposed rulemaking would temporarily prohibit persons and vessels from entering into, transiting through, anchoring, blocking, or loitering within the event area adjacent to the city of San Francisco waterfront near the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
California; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-27204
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-16
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-4619-DR), dated September 12, 2021, and related determinations.
New York; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-27203
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of New York (FEMA-4615-DR), dated September 5, 2021, and related determinations.
California; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-27202
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-16
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-4610-DR), dated August 24, 2021, and related determinations.
Michigan; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-27201
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Michigan (FEMA-4607-DR), dated July 15, 2021, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2021-27200
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-4586-DR), dated February 19, 2021, and related determinations.
California; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2021-27199
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of California (FEMA-3571-EM), dated September 1, 2021, and related determinations.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0058
Document Number: 2021-27099
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-15
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: 1625-0058, Application for Permit to Transport Municipal and Commercial Waste; 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 1625-0029
Document Number: 2021-27098
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-15
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: 1625-0029, Self-propelled Liquefied Gas Vessels; 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.
Security Zone; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2021-27107
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 500-yard radius temporary moving security zone around Motor Vessel (M/V) Liberty Pride. This zone is needed to protect the vessel, which will be carrying specialized cargo onboard, while they are transiting the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in Corpus Christi, TX. Entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi (COTP) or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Petition for Alien Fiancé(e)
Document Number: 2021-27143
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-15
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; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur
Document Number: 2021-27141
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed extension of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2021-26358
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-14
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: 1625-0088, Voyage Planning for Tank Barge Transits in the Northeast United States; 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.
Safety Zone; Oil Pipeline Repairs; San Pedro Bay, CA
Document Number: 2021-26982
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the oil pipeline repair operations in the vicinity of a damaged pipeline, off the coast of Orange County and near San Pedro Bay, CA. The safety zone is necessary to reduce significant hazards to vessels, the harbor, and the public during ongoing pipeline repair and oil recovery operations. Entry of persons or vessels into this temporary safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Los Angeles-Long Beach, or her designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Mitigation Grant Programs (including Mitigation (MT) Grants Management (formerly Mitigation (MT) Electronic Grants (eGrants) and FEMA GO) for Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA), Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM)
Document Number: 2021-27030
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-14
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 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 FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs specifically, the legacy Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program (PDM), the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program, and the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) program. Under FEMA's HMA grant programs, States, local, Tribal, and Territorial governments (SLTTs) seek assistance to support disaster mitigation and provide opportunities to reduce or eliminate potential losses to SLTTs.
Guidance: Change 1 to NVIC 21-14 Guidelines for Qualification for STCW Endorsement for Vessel Security Officers
Document Number: 2021-26878
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Change 1 to Guidelines for Qualification for STCW Endorsements for Vessel Security Officers, Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties, and Security Awareness, NVIC 21-14. This change notice revises NVIC 21-14 to indicate that the Coast Guard has determined that certain sea service aboard military and government owned or operated vessels may be credited toward meeting the sea service requirement for the STCW endorsement for vessel security officer (VSO).
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancy
Document Number: 2021-26867
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is re-soliciting applications from persons interested in membership on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) to fill a vacant position representing individuals employed in offshore operations. This recently established Committee will advise the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to activities directly involved with, or in support of, the exploration of offshore mineral and energy resources, to the extent that such matters are within the jurisdiction of the Coast Guard.
Safety Zones; Alderbrook Resort New Year's Fireworks Display, Hood Canal, Washington
Document Number: 2021-26909
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone surrounding the Alderbrook Resort dock involved in a fireworks display in Hood Canal, WA, from December 31, 2021, through January 1, 2022. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and vessels associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, entry into the safety zone is prohibited, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound or their Designated Representative.
Safety Zone; Sacramento New Year's Eve Fireworks, Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2021-26792
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the three safety zones in the navigable waters of the Sacramento River near River Walk Park and the Tower Bridge in Sacramento, CA in support of the Sacramento New Year's Eve Fireworks in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility on December 31, 2021. This action is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the dangers associated with pyrotechnics. During the enforcement periods noted below, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM) or other federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies on scene to assist the Coast Guard in enforcing the regulated area.
Safety Zone; Frantic Inc Chase Center Fireworks, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2021-26791
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay near Chase Center in San Francisco, CA in support of a fireworks display on December 19, 2021. The safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Sausalito Lighted Boat Parade Fireworks Display; Richardson Bay, Sausalito, CA
Document Number: 2021-26790
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone in the navigable waters of Richardson Bay, off Sausalito, CA, in support of the Sausalito Lighted Boat Parade Fireworks Display. This safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the dangers associated with pyrotechnics. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone, unless authorized by the designated Patrol Commander (PATCOM) or other federal, state, or local agencies on scene to assist the Coast Guard in enforcing the regulated area.
Safety Zone; Pensacola Bay, Pensacola Beach, FL
Document Number: 2021-26755
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters within 100 yards from the pilings, work equipment, and structures of the Pensacola Bay Bridge, Pensacola Beach, FL, including the channel at the center span. This temporary safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by repair work on the bridge. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized the Captain of the Port Sector Mobile (COTP) or a designated representative.
Withdrawal of Proposed Revision to Department Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR); Privacy Training (HSAR Case 2015-003)
Document Number: 2021-26754
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
DHS is withdrawing a proposed rule titled Privacy Training (HSAR Case 2015-003) and providing notice of its cancellation. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposed to amend the HSAR to require contractor and subcontractor employees to complete Privacy training before accessing a Government system of records; handling Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and/or Sensitive Personally Identifiable Information; or designing, developing, maintaining, or operating a Government system of records. DHS is withdrawing this proposed rule because the content of this proposal was addressed in a final rule issued by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council and resultant DHS FAR Class Deviation Number 17-03, Implementation of FAR 52.224-3 Privacy Training Alternate I. Thus, DHS will not take any further action on this proposal.
Identifying Recommendations To Support the Work of the Interagency Task Force on the Reunification of Families
Document Number: 2021-26691
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), on behalf of the Interagency Task Force on the Reunification of Families (Task Force), is seeking comments from the public on recommendations for ways to minimize the separation of migrant parents and legal guardians and children entering the United States, consistent with the law. This input will help in the drafting of a report required by the Executive order titled ``Establishment of Interagency Task Force on the Reunification of Families.''
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2021-26692
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 and the Computer Matching and Privacy Protections Amendment of 1990 (Privacy Act), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance on the conduct of matching programs, notice is hereby given of the reestablishment of a matching program between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJ-LWD). NJ-LWD will match against DHS-USCIS data to verify the immigration status of non- U.S. citizens who apply for federal benefits (Benefit Applicants) under Unemployment Compensation (UC) programs that NJ-LWD administers to determine whether Benefit Applicants possess the requisite immigration status to be eligible for the UC it administers.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman-001 Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman System of Records
Document Number: 2021-26618
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is issuing a final rule to amend its regulations to exempt portions of a newly established system of records titled, ``DHS/Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman (OIDO)-001 Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman System of Records'' from certain provisions of the Privacy Act. Specifically, the Department exempts portions of the ``DHS/Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman (OIDO)-001 Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman System of Records'' from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Appointment of RADM William G. Kelly, to the Minority Opportunities and Interest Committee of the National Collegiate Athletic Association
Document Number: 2021-26612
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the appointment of Rear Admiral William G. Kelly, Superintendent of the Coast Guard Academy, to the Minority Opportunities and Interest Committee (MOIC) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Publication of this notice is directed by Title 10 of the United States Code. Under this appointment, Rear Admiral Kelly will provide oversight and advice to, and coordination with, the NCAA MOIC, but he will not participate in the day-to-day operations of the NCAA or MOIC.
Trusted Traveler Programs and U.S. APEC Business Travel Card
Document Number: 2021-26599
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2021-26572
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 and the Computer Matching and Privacy Protections Amendment of 1990 (Privacy Act), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance on the conduct of matching programs, notice is hereby given of the reestablishment of a matching program between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the New York Department of Labor (NY-DOL). NY-DOL will match against DHS-USCIS data to verify the immigration status of non-U.S. citizens who apply for federal benefits (Benefit Applicants) under the Unemployment Compensation (UC) programs that it administers.
Enforcement Actions Summary
Document Number: 2021-26534
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
TSA is providing notice that it has issued an annual summary of all enforcement actions taken by TSA under the authority granted in the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007.
Special Local Regulations; Sector Ohio Valley Annual and Recurring Special Local Regulations, Update
Document Number: 2021-26486
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes amending and updating its special local regulations for recurring marine parades, regattas, and other events that take place in the Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley's Area of Responsibility (AOR). This proposed rule would update the current list of recurring special local regulations with revisions, additions, and removals of events that no longer take place in the Sector Ohio Valley's AOR. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; U.S. Department of Homeland Security U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, DHS/ICE-001 Student and Exchange Visitor Program System of Records, Formerly Known as the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System of Records
Document Number: 2021-26478
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is giving concurrent notice of an updated and reissued system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the ``DHS/U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE)-001 Student and Exchange Visitor Program System of Records'' and this proposed rulemaking. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department proposes to exempt portions of the system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-26477
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to modify, rename, and reissue a current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) system of records titled, ``DHS/ICE-001 Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) System of Records.'' DHS/ICE uses, collects, and maintains information on nonimmigrant students and exchange visitors, and their dependents, admitted to the United States under an F, M, or J class of admission, and the schools and exchange visitor program sponsors that host these individuals in the United States. DHS/ ICE is updating the name of this system of records; modifying existing and adding new categories of individuals and categories of records; and updating, modifying, and removing routine uses. Additionally, DHS is issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to exempt this system of records from certain provisions of the Privacy Act, elsewhere in the Federal Register. This updated system of records will be included in DHS's inventory of record systems.
Monitoring of Certain High Frequency, Voice-Distress Frequencies
Document Number: 2021-26518
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard will cease monitoring all High Frequency (HF) voice distress frequencies within the contiguous United States and Hawaii because they are rarely used. These frequencies are: 4125 kHz; 6215 kHz; 8291 kHz; and 12290 kHz. Advances in radio technology offer alternative means to send out distress notices. We will continue to monitor HF Digital Selective Calling distress alerting for all existing regions and voice distress alerting and hailing from Kodiak, Alaska, and Guam.
Guidance: Change 3 to NVIC 19-14 Policy on Qualified Assessors
Document Number: 2021-26390
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Change 3 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 19-14 Policy on Qualified Assessors (QAs). This NVIC provides guidance to mariners concerning assessments of competence for STCW endorsements. This change notice revises NVIC 19-14 to indicate that until June 30, 2024, the Coast Guard will accept assessments of competence that are signed before January 1, 2024, by a person who is not a Coast Guard approved QA.
Security Zone; Houston Ship Channel, Houston, TX
Document Number: 2021-26374
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone for navigable waters extending 600 feet, or to the shoreline, whichever is closer, from the outer edge of the Houston Ship Channel. The security zone is required to protect against the interruption of commerce in relation to the 23rd World Petroleum Congress. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Houston-Galveston.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0003
Document Number: 2021-26367
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-06
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: 1625-0003, Recreational Boating Accident Report; 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.
Safety Zones; Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley Annual and Recurring Safety Zones Update
Document Number: 2021-26310
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to amend and update its list of recurring safety zone regulations that take place in the Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley area of responsibility (AOR). Through this rule the current list of recurring safety zones is proposed to be updated with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place. This proposed rule would reduce administrative costs involved in producing separate proposed rules for each individual recurring safety zone and serve to provide notice of the known recurring safety zones throughout the year. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Extension and Amendment of Import Restrictions on Archaeological Material and Imposition of Import Restrictions on Ethnological Material of Egypt
Document Number: 2021-26348
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This final rule amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect an extension and amendment of import restrictions on certain archaeological material and the imposition of import restrictions on ethnological material of the Arab Republic of Egypt (Egypt). The restrictions on archaeological material, which were originally imposed by CBP Dec. 16-23, were extended and amended on November 30, 2021. The Acting Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State, has made the requisite determinations for extending and updating the import restrictions that previously existed, and the Governments of the United States and Egypt entered into a new agreement to reflect the extension of these import restrictions. Additionally, the Acting Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State, has made the requisite determinations for adding import restrictions on certain categories of ethnological material. The new agreement, which entered into force on November 30, 2021, supersedes the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that became effective on November 30, 2016, and enabled the promulgation of the existing import restrictions. Accordingly, the current import restrictions and new import restrictions will be effective until November 30, 2026, and the CBP regulations are being amended to reflect this extension and imposition. To fulfill the terms of the new MOU, the Designated List of cultural property, which was described in CBP Dec. 16-23, is amended in this document to reflect the addition and revision of categories of archaeological material of Egypt ranging in date from approximately 300,000 B.C. to A.D. 1750, and to include certain ethnological material ranging from A.D. 1517 to 1914.
Extension of Import Restrictions Imposed on Certain Archaeological and Ethnological Material of Bolivia
Document Number: 2021-26340
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-03
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 to reflect an extension of import restrictions on certain archaeological and ethnological material of the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Bolivia). The restrictions, which were originally imposed by Treasury Decision (T.D.) 01-86 and last extended by CBP Decision (CBP Dec.) 16-24, are due to expire on December 4, 2021. The Acting Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State, has determined that factors continue to warrant the imposition of import restrictions and no cause for suspension exists. Pursuant to the exchange of diplomatic notes to extend the agreement, the import restrictions will remain in effect for an additional five years, and the CBP regulations are being amended to reflect this further extension until December 4, 2026. T.D. 01-86 contains the Designated List of archaeological and ethnological material from Bolivia to which the restrictions apply.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Allegation of Counterfeiting and Intellectual Piracy
Document Number: 2021-26312
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this proposed revision of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Safety Zone; Tchefuncte River, Madisonville, LA
Document Number: 2021-26309
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for a fireworks display on December 4, 2021 from 9 p.m. through 10 p.m. The safety zone is needed to protect people and the environment on these navigable waters of the Tchefuncte River, LA. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector New Orleans or a designated representative.
Meetings To Implement Pandemic Response Voluntary Agreement Under Section 708 of the Defense Production Act
Document Number: 2021-26303
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a document in the Federal Register of November 3, 2021, concerning two meetings to implement the Voluntary Agreement for the Manufacture and Distribution of Critical Healthcare Resources Necessary to Respond to a Pandemic. The document contained incorrect dates.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Southwest Pass Sea Buoy to Mile Marker 101, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2021-26281
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone around the heavy load carrier vessel ZHEN HUA 23 as she transits the Lower Mississippi River between the Southwest Pass Sea Buoy and Port of New Orleans Terminal, mile marker 101. The moving safety zone extends from bank to bank encompassing one-mile ahead and one-mile astern of the vessel. This safety measure is necessary to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with congested maritime traffic on the Lower Mississippi River and the limited maneuverability and visibility of the vessel.
Agency Information Collection Activities; New Collection: Request for a Certificate of Non-Existence
Document Number: 2021-26245
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Safety Zone; Oil Pipeline Repairs; San Pedro Bay, CA
Document Number: 2021-26203
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the oil pipeline repair operations in the vicinity of a damaged pipeline, off the coast of Orange County and near San Pedro Bay, CA. The safety zone is necessary to reduce significant hazards to vessels, the harbor, and the public during ongoing pipeline repair and oil recovery operations. Entry of persons or vessels into this temporary safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Los AngelesLong Beach, or her designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Charleston Parade of Boats, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2021-26202
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the Charleston Parade of Boats on December 11, 2021. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waters of the United States during the Charleston Parade of Boats. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the designated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston (COTP) or a designated representative.
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2021-26168
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 and the Computer Matching and Privacy Protections Amendment of 1990 (Privacy Act), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance on the conduct of matching programs, notice is hereby given of the re-establishment of a matching program between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (MA-DUA). MA-DUA will match against DHS-USCIS data to verify the immigration status of non-U.S. citizens who apply for federal benefits (Benefit Applicants) under Unemployment Compensation (UC) that MA-DUA administers to determine whether Benefit Applicants possess the requisite immigration status to be eligible for the UC benefits it administers.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Columbia River, Richland, WA
Document Number: 2021-26158
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-12-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters within a 600-foot radius of a fireworks display on the Columbia River for the City of Richland Christmas Fireworks Display in Richland, WA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during the fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons, transiting though, mooring, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative.