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Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Request for Certification of Military or Naval Service
Document Number: 2022-17415
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-15
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 revision 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Declaration of Financial Support
Document Number: 2022-17416
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-15
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.
Security Zone; Atlantic Ocean, Kiawah Island, SC
Document Number: 2022-17402
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone for certain navigable waters of the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Kiawah Island, South Carolina to prevent waterside threats and incidents for persons under the protection of the United States Secret Service. The action is necessary to protect an official party, public, and surrounding waterways from terrorist acts, sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents or other events of a similar nature. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Charleston, or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2022-17460
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for the Atlantic City Ironman on September 10, 2022 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Atlantic City, NJ. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2022-17463
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the Ocean City Air Show on September 18, 2022, from 12 p.m. through 3 p.m. to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event as Ocean City, NJ. During the enforcement period, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2022-17462
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the Thunder Over the Boardwalk Air Show from 8 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. on August 22, 23 and 24, 2022, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Atlantic City, NJ. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2022-17461
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA; Safety Zone from 7:45 p.m. through 8:45 p.m. on September 18, 2022, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the Mexican Independence Day fireworks display. Our regulation for fireworks displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Philadelphia, PA. During the enforcement period, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Grand Canal, Indian Harbour Beach, FL
Document Number: 2022-17478
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating schedule that governs the Lansing Island Bridge across Grand Canal, mile 0.7 at Indian Harbour Beach, FL. A request was made to the Coast Guard to allow the drawbridge to remain closed to navigation and untended during the overnight hours due to a lack of requested openings.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; September 2022 Meeting
Document Number: 2022-17442
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet to discuss 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 United States Coast Guard. The meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Lake of the Ozarks, Mile Marker 7 Lake of the Ozarks, MO
Document Number: 2022-17441
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 500 foot radius of a fireworks launch barge at 38[deg]12'29.502''N, -92[deg]45'15.4686''W, in the main channel, of the Lake of the Ozarks. The safety zone is to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Notification of the Removal of Conditions of Entry on Vessels Arriving From Cote d'Ivoire
Document Number: 2022-17372
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it is removing the conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the country of Cote d'Ivoire. Based on the results of the most recent country visit, the Coast Guard has determined that Cote d'Ivoire is now substantially implementing the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code and has effective anti-terrorism measures in place.
National Chemical Transportation Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2022-17396
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is accepting applications to fill eight vacancies on the National Chemical Transportation Safety Advisory Committee (Committee). This Committee advises the Secretary of Homeland Security, through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, on matters relating to the safe and secure marine transportation of hazardous materials.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bay St. Louis, Bay St. Louis, MS
Document Number: 2022-17400
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change how the CSX Transportation railroad drawbridge across Bay St. Louis, mile 0.5, Bay St. Louis, MS will operate. The bridge will continue to open according to the drawbridge regulations but the bridge tender will operate this bridge from a remote location at the CSX railroad terminal in Mobile, Alabama. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Agency Information Collection Activities: IMMVI Veterans Portal, Webform 1601-0032
Document Number: 2022-17300
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security, 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. DHS previously published this information collection request (ICR) in the Federal Register on Thursday, June 2, 2022 for a 60-day public comment period. No comment was received by DHS. The purpose of this notice is to allow additional 30-days for public comments.
Enhanced Transparency and Access to Information for Refund Requesters in the Automated Commercial Environment
Document Number: 2022-17250
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is making available a new report in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). ACE account users will have the option to electronically view and track their outstanding refund status and history for all refunds processed after the deployment date.
Safe Loading, Safe Powering and Flotation Compliance Guidance for Electrically Powered Recreational Vessels Policy Letter
Document Number: 2022-17288
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the online availability, of a new Coast Guard policy that establishes regulatory compliance guidance for recreational vessels less than 20 feet in length that use batteries to power their primary propulsion. This document provides consistent guidance for the design, inspection, and/or testing of recreational vessels using batteries to power their primary propulsion. The policy can be found at https://safeafloat.com/policies-letters/.
Safety Zone; Grosse Pointe Farms Fireworks, Lake St. Clair, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Document Number: 2022-17286
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters within Lake St. Clair in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards during a fireworks event. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Detroit.
Special Local Regulation; Olympia Harbor Days Tug Boat Races, Budd Inlet, WA
Document Number: 2022-17285
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the Olympia Harbor Days Tug Boat Races, Budd, Inlet, WA, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. on September 3, 2022. This action is necessary to limit vessel movement within the specified race area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after racing activity in order to ensure the safety of participants, spectators, and the maritime public. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Safety Zone; Firework Event, Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2022-16562
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Willamette River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Oaks Park, Portland, OR, during a fireworks display on October 31, 2022. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: MyAppointment
Document Number: 2022-17116
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-10
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.
Procedures of the Transportation Security Oversight Board Review Panel Concerning Federal Aviation Administration Airman Certificates
Document Number: 2022-17079
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is amending its regulations to codify certain review procedures of the Transportation Security Oversight Board (TSOB) Review Panel. This interim final rule explains the process by which a party appeals the decision of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) relating to the determination by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) that an individual holding a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificate poses or is suspected of posing a security threat. Publishing and codifying the procedures will enhance the TSOB review process by providing clarity to members of the Review Panel and litigants concerning filing deadlines, the form of motions and briefs, the administration of hearings, the standard of review, and the effect of TSOB Review Panel decisions. Providing clarity will reduce misconceptions about the intended process, encourage the uniform treatment of litigants, and promote consistent outcomes. Also, advance knowledge of the procedures will enable prospective parties to make informed decisions concerning whether to seek an appeal of an ALJ's decision. DHS invites comment on the interim final rule and will issue a final rule following consideration of the comments received.
Coast Guard Sector Guam; Sector Name Conforming Amendment
Document Number: 2022-16987
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule makes non-substantive amendments to Coast Guard regulations in association with a change in the Coast Guard's internal organization. These amendments reflect that U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam has been renamed U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Louisville, KY
Document Number: 2022-16945
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Ohio River from mile marker (MM) 602.5 to MM 603.5 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. on October 24 and 25, 2022. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Louisville, KY during a film stunt. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions
Document Number: 2022-14604
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
This regulatory agenda is a semiannual summary of projected regulations, existing regulations, and completed actions of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its components. This agenda provides the public with information about DHS's regulatory and deregulatory activity. DHS expects that this information will enable the public to be more aware of, and effectively participate in, the Department's regulatory and deregulatory activity. DHS invites the public to submit comments on any aspect of this agenda.
Security Zones; Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels, Puget Sound, WA
Document Number: 2022-16793
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels security zones from 11:30 a.m. on August 1, 2022, through 5 p.m. on August 7, 2022. These security zones are necessary to help ensure the security of the vessels from sabotage or other subversive acts during Seafair Fleet Week Parade of Ships. The designated participating vessels are: USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CG-57), USS JOHN PAUL JONES (DDG-53), USCGC HENRY BLAKE (WLM-563), USCGC ANACAPA (WPB-1335), USCGC TERRAPIN (WPB-87366), USCGC OSPREY (WPB-87307), HMCS SASKATOON (MM-709), HMCS YELLOWKNIFE (MM-706), and Fireboat LESCHI. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the security zones without the permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP), Puget Sound or her designated representative. The COTP has granted general permission for vessels to enter the outer 400 yards of the security zones as long as those vessels within the outer 400 yards of the security zones operate at the minimum speed necessary to maintain course unless required to maintain speed by the navigation rules.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2022-16823
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard seeks applications to fill two member vacancies on the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (Committee). This Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security, via the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, on matters relating to national maritime security, including on enhancing the sharing of information related to cybersecurity risks that may cause a transportation security incident, between relevant Federal agencies and State, local, and tribal governments; relevant public safety and emergency response agencies; relevant law enforcement and security organizations; maritime industry; port owners and operators; and terminal owners and operators.
Safety Zone; Cumberland River, Nashville, TN
Document Number: 2022-16861
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to a temporary safety zone from mile marker (MM) 191.1 to 191.5 of the Cumberland River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Riverfront Park, Nashville, TN, during Pro Wakeboard Tour on September 23 through September 24, 2022. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Conventions Services Unlimited Firework; Detroit River; Detroit, MI
Document Number: 2022-16801
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters near the Downtown Detroit, Detroit, MI. The safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with fireworks displays created by the Conventions Services Unlimited Firewoks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Port Huron Float Down, St. Clair River, Port Huron, MI
Document Number: 2022-16802
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the St. Clair River in the vicinity of Port Huron, MI. This zone is intended to restrict and control movement of vessels in a portion of the St. Clair River. Though this is an unsanctioned, non-permitted marine event, this zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during a float down event near Port Huron, MI.
Safety Zones in Reentry Sites; Jacksonville, Daytona, Cape Canaveral, Tampa, and Tallahassee, Florida
Document Number: 2022-16743
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing five temporary safety zones for the safe splashdown and recovery of reentry vehicles launched by Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) in support of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) missions through December 31, 2022. The temporary safety zones are located within the Seventh Coast Guard District area of responsibility (AOR) offshore of Jacksonville, Daytona, Cape Canaveral, Tampa, and Tallahassee, Florida. This rule implements a special activities provision of the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. This action is necessary to protect vessels and waterway users from the potential hazards created by reentry vehicle splashdowns and recovery operations in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). It is also necessary to provide for the safe recovery of reentry vehicles, and any personnel involved in reentry services, after the splashdown. This rule prohibits U.S.-flagged vessels from entering any of the temporary safety zones unless authorized by the District Commander of the Seventh Coast Guard District or a designated representative.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2022-16756
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-04
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2022-16758
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-04
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 currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Notice on the Addition of Entities to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Entity List
Document Number: 2022-16754
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as the Chair of the Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force (FLETF), announces the publication and availability of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Entity List, a consolidated register of the four lists required to be developed and maintained pursuant to Section 2(d)(2)(B) of the UFLPA, on the DHS UFLPA website. The UFLPA Entity List is also published as an appendix to this notice. Details related to the process for revising the UFLPA Entity List are included in this Federal Register notice.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2022-16748
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-04
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).
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2022-16753
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-04
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).
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2022-16755
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-04
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).
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2022-16749
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-04
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).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322
Document Number: 2022-16690
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-04
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: Application for Naturalization
Document Number: 2022-16689
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-04
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; Cumberland River, Nashville, TN
Document Number: 2022-16634
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing to a temporary safety zone from mile marker 191.1 to 191.5 of the Cumberland River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Korean Veterans Bridge, Nashville, TN, during Music City Grand Prix on August 5 through August 7, 2022. This rulemaking 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.
Safety Zone; Swim, Columbia River, Cascade Locks, OR
Document Number: 2022-16669
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Columbia River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of participants and the maritime public during a cross-channel swim on the Columbia River near Cascade Locks, Oregon, to Stevenson, Washington, on the morning of September 5, 2022. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit non-participant persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Firework Event, Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2022-16670
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Willamette River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters between the Marquam Bridge to Hawthorne Bridge, Portland, Oregon, during a fireworks display on the evening of September 3, 2022. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2022-16587
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to establish a new DHS system of records titled, ``DHS/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)-017 Individuals and Households Program Equity Analysis Records System of Records.'' This system of records allows DHS/FEMA to collect from and maintain records on applicants for its disaster assistance programs, which provide financial and other tangible assistance to survivors of presidentially declared disasters or emergencies, to assess and ensure that access to and participation in the Individuals and Households Program (IHP) is accomplished in an equitable and impartial manner.
Safety Zone; Sausalito Scattering Fireworks Display, Sausalito, CA
Document Number: 2022-16531
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-03
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 Sausalito, CA, in support of the Sausalito Scattering Fireworks display on August 8, 2022. This safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the dangers associated with pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Mystic River, Mystic, CT
Document Number: 2022-16623
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to eastablish a temporary safety zone on the Mystic River for the Mystic Seaport Bridge 100th Anniversary Fireworks Display. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters in the vicinity of the Mystic Bascule Bridge during a fireworks display on October 15, 2022 enforced from 8:15 until 9 p.m. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Security Zone; Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, CT
Document Number: 2022-16622
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the security zone boundaries surrounding Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, CT. This rule will amend the previous security zone to encompass the entire operational area of the Naval Submarine Base.
Use of Wing-in-Ground Craft in Logistical Support of Offshore Platform Operations
Document Number: 2022-16626
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard seeks input from the public on wing-in- ground (WIG) craft. This information will support the Coast Guard's compliance with Section 8431 of the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. In addition, public input will help in assessing the current state of WIG craft development and the technology to provide transportation support to offshore energy facilities on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf. Finally, public input will aid in developing a plan to demonstrate WIG craft capability to conduct such operations.
Public Assistance Program's Simplified Procedures Large Project Threshold
Document Number: 2022-16555
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is revising its regulations governing the Public Assistance program that provides grants to State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments, as well as eligible private nonprofit organizations, for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged facilities after a presidentially-declared major disaster to update the monetary threshold for when FEMA will process an application using ``simplified procedures.''
Special Local Regulation; Cumberland River, Nashville, TN
Document Number: 2022-16633
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for the Cumberland River from mile marker 190 to mile marker 192 on August 4, 2022 until August 6, 2022. The special local regulation is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the high powered jet skis associated with the event. Entry of vessels or persons into the special local regulation is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley.
Special Local Regulation, Sabine River, Orange, TX
Document Number: 2022-06671
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-03-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Sabine River, extending the entire width of the river, adjacent to the public boat ramp located in Orange, TX. The special local regulation is necessary to protect persons and vessels from hazards associated with a high-speed boat race competition in Orange, TX. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.