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Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Direct Housing Program Forms
Document Number: 2018-12888
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2018-12883
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-15
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. Also, information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's Community Status Book (CSB). The CSB is available at https:// www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program-community-statu s-book.
Safety Zone; Appomattox River, Hopewell, VA
Document Number: 2018-12863
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for a marine event on the navigable waters of the Appomattox River at confluence with the James River in Hopewell, VA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters in Hopewell, VA, during a fireworks display on June 30, 2018. This rule prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Hampton Roads or a designated representative.
Safety Zone, Festival of the Fish, Vermillion River, Vermillion, OH
Document Number: 2018-12804
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 420-foot radius of the launch site located near the mouth of the Vermilion River, Vermilion, OH. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie and the Vermilion River during the Festival of the Fish fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Buffalo.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Newark Bay, Newark, NJ
Document Number: 2018-12774
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Lehigh Valley Bridge across the Newark Bay, mile 4.3, at Newark, New Jersey. This temporary deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to facilitate repairs.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition
Document Number: 2018-12765
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
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; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM)
Document Number: 2018-12764
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
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; Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival, Buffalo River, Buffalo, NY
Document Number: 2018-12763
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters on the Buffalo River, Buffalo, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Buffalo River during the Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with this event. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2018-12757
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones for annual marine events in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 9 p.m. on June 23, 2018 through 11 p.m. on July 5, 2018. Enforcement of these zones is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after these fireworks events. During the aforementioned period, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Grosse Ile Yacht Club Fireworks, Detroit River, Grosse Ile, MI
Document Number: 2018-12756
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 280-foot radius of a portion of the Detroit River, Grosse Ile, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Grosse Ile Fireworks.
Virgin Islands; Amendment No. 7 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2018-12749
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands (FEMA-4335-DR), dated September 7, 2017, and related determinations.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Tchefuncta River, Madisonville, LA
Document Number: 2018-12742
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the operating schedule that governs the State Route 22 Bridge (Madisonville (SR 22) swing span bridge) across the Tchefuncta River, mile 2.5, at Madisonville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. This action is necessary to relieve vehicular traffic congestion along SR 22 near Madisonville, LA during peak, afternoon weekday traffic periods.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2018-12741
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Federal Regulations. The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Maine; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2018-12740
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
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 Maine (FEMA-4367-DR), dated May 30, 2018, and related determinations.
Virgin Islands; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2018-12739
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands (FEMA-4340-DR), dated September 20, 2017, and related determinations.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2018-12738
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a 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 Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2018-12737
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a 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 Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations for Iron County, Utah and Incorporated Areas
Document Number: 2018-12642
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning proposed flood elevation determinations for Iron County, Utah and Incorporated Areas.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations for Assumption Parish, Louisiana and Incorporated Areas
Document Number: 2018-12641
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning proposed flood elevation determinations for Assumption Parish, Louisiana and Incorporated Areas.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations for Iron County, Utah and Incorporated Areas
Document Number: 2018-12640
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning proposed flood elevation determinations for Iron County, Utah and Incorporated Areas.
DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-12668
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined that the renewal of the Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the Department of Homeland Security's performance of its duties. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration.
Safety Zone; Lewis River, Ridgefield, WA
Document Number: 2018-12659
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Lewis River near Ridgefield, WA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during a fireworks display on June 30, 2018. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Columbia River, The Dalles, OR
Document Number: 2018-12658
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Columbia River near The Dalles, OR. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during a fireworks display on June 30, 2018. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Wendell Family Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Rockport, TX
Document Number: 2018-12645
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Wendell Family Fourth of July Fireworks Display on July 4, 2018, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Rockport, TX. During the enforcement periods, entry into these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi (COTP) or a designated representative.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2018-12643
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On April 5, 2018, FEMA published in the Federal Register a changes in flood hazard determination notice that contained an erroneous table. This notice provides corrections to that table, to be used in lieu of the information published at 83 FR 14646-14650. The table provided here represents the changes in flood hazard determinations and communities affected for City of Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin.
Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 8 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2018-12639
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA-4339-DR), dated September 20, 2017, and related determinations.
Kentucky; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2018-12638
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-13
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-4361-DR), dated April 26, 2018, and related determinations.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Displays Within the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2018-12623
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce regulations for two safety zones at various locations in the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during fireworks displays. During the times these safety zone regulations are subject to enforcement, persons and vessels are prohibited from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Information
Document Number: 2018-12586
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-12
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. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than August 13, 2018) to be assured of consideration.
Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS)
Document Number: 2018-12315
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
To address ongoing aviation security threats, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is amending its regulations pertaining to the submission of advance air cargo data to implement a mandatory Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) program for any inbound aircraft required to make entry under the CBP regulations that will have commercial cargo aboard. The ACAS program requires the inbound carrier or other eligible party to electronically transmit specified advance cargo data (ACAS data) to CBP for air cargo transported onboard U.S.-bound aircraft as early as practicable, but no later than prior to loading of the cargo onto the aircraft. The ACAS program enhances the security of the aircraft and passengers on U.S.-bound flights by enabling CBP to perform targeted risk assessments on the air cargo prior to the aircraft's departure for the United States. These risk assessments will identify and prevent high-risk air cargo from being loaded on the aircraft that could pose a risk to the aircraft during flight.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR) Various Forms
Document Number: 2018-12524
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The DHS Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 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. The purpose of the information collected is to ensure proper closing of physically complete contracts. The information will be used by DHS contracting officers to ensure compliance with terms and conditions of DHS contracts and to complete reports required by other Federal agencies such as the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Labor (DOL). If this information is not collected, DHS could inadvertently violate statutory or regulatory requirements and DHS's interests concerning inventions and contractors' claims would not be protected. DHS previously published this ICR in the Federal Register on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 for a 60-day public comment period. Six unrelated comments were received by DHS. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Safety Zone; LAZ Trommler Fireworks, Sandusky Bay, Marblehead, OH
Document Number: 2018-12517
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone on Sandusky Bay, in the vicinity of Marblehead, OH. This Zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Sandusky Bay for the LAZ Trommler Fireworks Display. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit, or his designated representative. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Corpus Christi Bay, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2018-12511
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of Corpus Christi Bay near the Corpus Christi Marina in Corpus Christi, TX. The safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the City of Corpus Christi's Big Bang Fireworks event. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi or designated representative.
Amendments to the Marine Radar Observer Refresher Training Regulations
Document Number: 2018-12502
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise its merchant mariner credentialing regulations to remove obsolete portions of the radar observer requirements and harmonize the radar observer endorsement with the merchant mariner credential. Under this proposed rule, an active mariner who serves in a relevant position for 1 year in the previous 5 years using radar for navigation and collision avoidance purposes on vessels equipped with radar, or has served as a qualified instructor for a Coast Guard-approved radar course at least twice within the past 5 years, would not be required to complete a Coast Guard-approved radar refresher or re-certification course in order to renew his or her radar observer endorsement. This proposed rule would not change the existing requirements for mariners seeking an original radar observer endorsement or mariners who do not have either 1 year of relevant sea service on board radar-equipped vessels in the previous 5 years or service as a qualified instructor for a Coast Guard-approved radar course at least twice within the past 5 years. Elimination of the requirement to take a radar refresher or re-certification course every 5 years would reduce burden on affected mariners without impacting safety.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hudson River, Troy and Green Island, New York
Document Number: 2018-12426
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Highway (Green Island) Bridge across the Hudson River, mile 152.7, at Troy and Green Island, New York. This temporary deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to facilitate deck replacement.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-12416
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to establish a new DHS system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection025 National Frontline Recruitment and Hiring System of Records.'' This system of records allows the DHS/U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to collect and maintain records on individuals for the purpose of marketing information related to CBP employment, managing communication with potential applicants or individuals who attend career fairs or meetings at which CBP maintains a presence for recruitment and hiring, and for other recruitment and hiring activities for which mailing or contact lists may be created. This newly established system will be included in DHS's inventory of record systems.
Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions
Document Number: 2018-11247
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-06-11
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.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Ferry RODANTHE
Document Number: 2018-12337
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the Fifth District, Chief of Prevention Division has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the North Carolina's Department of Transportation ferry RODANTHE, Official Number (O.N.) 1285078, Bollinger Hull Number: 693. We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to the construction and placement of the pilothouse offset to the starboard side of the vessel, the ferry RODANTHE cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction. This notification of issuance of a certificate of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Charles River, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2018-12310
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (Craigie) Bridge across Charles River, mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts. This deviation is necessary to facilitate the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on July 4, 2018, and allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for two hours.
Safety Zone; Blazing Paddles 2018 SUP Race; Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH &
Document Number: 2018-12301
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Cuyahoga River during the Blazing Paddles Stand Up Paddleboard Race. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Cuyahoga River during the Blazing Paddles Stand Up Paddleboard Race. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and racers from the navigational hazards associated with the Stand Up Paddleboard Race.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the M/V SAMANTHA S
Document Number: 2018-12288
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the Chief, Prevention Division, Thirteenth District has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the M/V SAMANTHA S (O.N. 1283014). We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to the construction and placement of the towing gear, deck equipment and required lights, the M/V SAMANTHA S cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction. This notification of issuance of a certificate of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hutchinson River, New York, NY
Document Number: 2018-12287
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Hutchinson River Parkway Bridge across the Hutchinson River, mile 0.9 at New York, New York. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position to facilitate structural repairs.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR) Regulation on Agency Protests
Document Number: 2018-12286
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The DHS Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 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. The information being collected will be obtained from contractors as part of their submissions whenever they file a bid protest with DHS. The information will be used by DHS officials in deciding how the protest should be resolved. Failure to collect this information would result in delayed resolution of protests. DHS previously published this ICR in the Federal Register on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 for a 60-day public comment period. Seven unrelated comments were received by DHS. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough, Everett and Marysville, WA
Document Number: 2018-12284
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the twin, SR 529 Highway Bridge, north bound, across Steamboat Slough, mile 1.2, near Marysville, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate painting and preservation. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the maintenance period to allow safe movement of the work crew.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Mile Marker 27.8 to Mile Marker 28.2, Vanport, PA
Document Number: 2018-12283
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters of the Ohio River from mile marker 27.8 to mile marker 28.2 near the Vanport Highway Bridge. The safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a cargo movement near the Vanport Highway Bridge in Vanport, PA. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR
Document Number: 2018-12282
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burnside Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.4, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to accommodate bridge repairs and upgrades. This deviation allows the double bascule bridge to operate one side only in single leaf mode.
Special Local Regulation; Tred Avon River, Between Bellevue, MD and Oxford, MD
Document Number: 2018-12281
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations for certain waters of the Tred Avon River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located between Bellevue, MD, and Oxford, MD, during a swim event on June 9, 2018. If necessary, due to inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled to June 10, 2018. This action will prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port MarylandNational Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2018-12248
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
New or modified Base (1-percent annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or regulatory floodways (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Ohio; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2018-12247
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Ohio (FEMA-4360-DR), dated April 17, 2018, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2018-12246
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings.