Federal Emergency Management Agency July 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); Assistance to Private Sector Property Insurers; Write-Your-Own Arrangement
Document Number: E9-17744
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule adopts as final, without change, an interim rule published on April 3, 2008. The interim rule amended portions of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Federal Insurance Administration, Financial Assistance/Subsidy Arrangement between Write-Your-Own Companies and FEMA. The added language assisted WYO Companies by recognizing each party's duties under the Arrangement and amended the way FEMA communicates changes to the Unallocated Loss Adjustment Expenses compensation rate to WYO Companies.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-17513
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-23
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted 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 describes 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 includes the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-17316
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the process for the appeal of decisions of flood insurance claims issued through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The appeal process establishes a formal mechanism to allow policyholders to appeal the decisions of any insurance agent, adjuster, insurance company, or any FEMA employee or contractor, in cases or unsatisfactory decisions on claims, proof of loss, and loss estimates.
West Virginia; Amendment No. 7 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-17223
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of West Virginia (FEMA-1838-DR), dated May 15, 2009, and related determinations.
South Dakota; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-17221
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of South Dakota (FEMA-1844-DR), dated June 16, 2009, and related determinations.
Illinois; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-17217
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Illinois (FEMA-1850-DR), dated July 2, 2009, and related determinations.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E9-17211
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-21
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 and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-17108
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-17068
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted 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 describes 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 includes the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
National Fire Academy Board of Visitors
Document Number: E9-17062
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet by teleconference on August 5, 2009.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-17057
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program for Immediate Services which provides funding in response to a State's request for crisis counseling services for a Presidentially-declared disaster.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-17040
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1845-DR), dated June 16, 2009, and related determinations.
Alaska; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-16948
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Alaska (FEMA-1843-DR), dated June 11, 2009, and related determinations.
West Virginia; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-16947
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of West Virginia (FEMA-1838-DR), dated May 15, 2009, and related determinations.
Alaska; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-16945
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Alaska (FEMA-1843-DR), dated June 11, 2009, and related determinations.
National Disaster Housing Strategy
Document Number: E9-16769
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides notice of the availability of the final National Disaster Housing Strategy (NDHS) which finalizes the draft version of the NDHS which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published for public comment in July 2008. The NDHS is intended to serve two purposes. It describes how we as a Nation currently provide housing to those affected by disasters, and it charts the new direction that our disaster housing efforts must take if we are to better meet the emergent needs of disaster victims and communities.
Kansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-16526
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Kansas (FEMA-1849-DR), dated June 25, 2009, and related determinations.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-16524
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This interim rule lists communities where modification of the Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. New flood insurance premium rates will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their contents.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-16519
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-16085
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the following communities: the City of St. Louis, St. Charles and St. Louis counties in Missouri; and Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair counties in
Oklahoma; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-16084
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-3305-EM), dated June 23, 2009, and related determinations.
Kentucky; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-16082
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of Kentucky (FEMA-1841-DR), dated May 29, 2009, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 16 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-16081
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Texas (FEMA-1791-DR), dated September 13, 2008, and related determinations.
Kansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-16078
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Kansas (FEMA-1848-DR), dated June 24, 2009, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 8 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-16076
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-1792-DR), dated September 13, 2008, and related determinations.
West Virginia; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-16074
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of West Virginia (FEMA-1838-DR), dated May 15, 2009, and related determinations.
Missouri; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-15859
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-07
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Missouri (FEMA-1847-DR), dated June 19, 2009, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-15857
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-07
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-1846-DR), dated June 19, 2009, and related determinations.
Missouri; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-15887
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-06
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-1847-DR), dated June 19, 2009, and related determinations.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E9-15871
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-06
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 and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Alabama; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-15678
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-02
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Alabama (FEMA-1842-DR), dated June 3, 2009, and related determinations.
Kentucky; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-15677
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-02
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Kentucky (FEMA-1841-DR), dated May 29, 2009, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E9-15675
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-02
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-3305-EM), dated June 23, 2009, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-15674
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-02
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-15673
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-02
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.