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Virgin Islands; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2020-18062
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands (FEMA-3531-EM), dated July 29, 2020, and related determinations.
Hawaii; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-18061
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Hawaii (FEMA-4510-DR), dated April 1, 2020, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty, Carrier's Certificate of Release
Document Number: 2020-18051
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, 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 must be submitted (no later than October 19, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles
Document Number: 2020-18050
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, 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 must be submitted (no later than October 19, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility
Document Number: 2020-18022
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration (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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: myE-Verify Program
Document Number: 2020-18021
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-18
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Verification Request and Verification Request Supplement
Document Number: 2020-18020
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-18
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.
Anchorage Regulations; Passagassawakeag River, Belfast, ME; Corrections
Document Number: 2020-17518
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On April 20, 2020, the Coast Guard published a correcting amendment that corrected errors in the coordinates describing the boundaries of the special anchorage areas in the Passagassawakeag River in the vicinity of Belfast, ME. Unfortunately, that correcting amendment also contained errors for two of the coordinates describing the boundaries of Special Anchorage Area A. This document corrects those errors.
Voluntary Agreement Under Section 708 of the Defense Production Act; Manufacture and Distribution of Critical Healthcare Resources Necessary To Respond to a Pandemic
Document Number: 2020-18005
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announces the formation of a voluntary agreement under Section 708 of the Defense Production Act for the Manufacture and Distribution of Critical Healthcare Resources Necessary to Respond to a Pandemic. This Notice contains the text of the Voluntary Agreement.
Notice of the President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2020-17940
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet remotely via conference call on Thursday, September 17, 2020. This meeting will be open to the public.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule and Changes to Certain Other Immigration Benefit Request Requirements
Document Number: 2020-17939
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
On August 3, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule to amend DHS regulations to adjust certain immigration and naturalization benefit request fees charged by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and make certain other changes. In this rule, we are correcting four technical errors.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Crew Member's Declaration
Document Number: 2020-17736
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-13
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 must be submitted (no later than October 13, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Documents Required Aboard Private Aircraft
Document Number: 2020-17735
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-13
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 must be submitted (no later than October 13, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Country of Origin Marking of Products of Hong Kong
Document Number: 2020-17599
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document notifies the public that, in light of the President's Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization, issued on July 14, 2020, suspending the application of section 201(a) of the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 to the marking statute, section 304 of the Tariff Act of 1930, with respect to imported goods produced in Hong Kong, such goods may no longer be marked to indicate ``Hong Kong'' as their origin, but must be marked to indicate ``China.''
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2020-17540
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, to discuss Committee matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. The meeting will be open to the public.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0073
Document Number: 2020-17535
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-11
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: 1625-0073, Alteration of Unreasonable Obstructive Bridges; 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.
Request for Information on Integration of Automated and Autonomous Commercial Vessels and Vessel Technologies Into the Maritime Transportation System
Document Number: 2020-17496
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is seeking input regarding the introduction and development of automated and autonomous commercial vessels and vessel technologies subject to U.S. jurisdiction, on U.S. flagged commercial vessels, and in U.S. port facilities. The Coast Guard is also seeking input regarding barriers to the development of autonomous vessels. This document solicits the public's view on issues related to the opportunities, challenges, and impacts of automated and autonomous commercial vessels and vessel technologies.
Correction to 30-Day Notice Requesting Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection for Chemical-Terrorism Vulnerability Information (CVI)
Document Number: 2020-17443
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Infrastructure Security Division (ISD) within the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is issuing a correction to the 30-day notice and request for comments to extend Information Collection Request (ICR) 1670-0015 published in the Federal Register on July 20, 2020. Because this notice also includes an update and corrects the docket number in the previously published 30-day notice, CISA is extending the comment period for ICR 1670-0015 for an additional 30 days.
Special Local Regulation; North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2020-17480
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for certain waters of the North Atlantic Ocean adjacent to Ocean City, MD. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at Ocean City, MD, during activities associated with an air show event from August 13, 2020, through August 16, 2020. This rule prohibits persons and vessels from entering the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Prioritization and Allocation of Certain Scarce and Critical Health and Medical Resources for Domestic Use
Document Number: 2020-17467
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
In April, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a temporary final rule to allocate certain health and medical resources for domestic use, so that these resources may not be exported from the United States without explicit approval by FEMA. The rule covered five types of personal protective equipment (PPE), outlined below. While this rule remains in effect, and subject to certain exemptions stated below, no shipments of such designated materials may leave the United States without explicit approval by FEMA. Through this extension, FEMA modifies the types of PPE covered and extends the duration of the temporary final rule.
Safety Zone Regulations; Recurring Marine Event in the Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2020-16524
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce two safety zones in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the dates and times listed in the table below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.
Navigation and Navigable Waters, and Shipping; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments for U.S. Coast Guard Field Districts 5, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, and 17
Document Number: 2020-12916
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On February 13, 2020, the Coast Guard published a final rule on Navigation and Navigable Waters, and Shipping; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments for U.S. Coast Guard Field Districts 5, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, and 17. Effective March 16, 2020, that rule removed a security zone regulation when only the section heading for that regulation needed to be amended. This document corrects that error.
Safety Zone; Patuxent and Patapsco Rivers, Solomons, MD, and Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2020-17366
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish two temporary safety zones for certain waters within the Captain of the Port Maryland- National Capital Region Zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters of the Patuxent River at Solomons, MD, on September 5, 2020, (with alternate date of September 6, 2020), and Patapsco River (Inner Harbor) at Baltimore, MD, on October 2, 2020, (with no alternate date), during fireworks displays. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry Summary
Document Number: 2020-17313
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
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 must be submitted no later October 6, 2020 to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Exportation of Articles Under Special Bond
Document Number: 2020-17312
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
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 must be submitted no later than October 6, 2020 to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Foreign Trade Zone Annual Reconciliation Certification and Record Keeping Requirement
Document Number: 2020-17310
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
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 must be submitted (no later than October 6, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Crew's Effects Declaration
Document Number: 2020-17309
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
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 must be submitted (no later than October 6, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Cost Submission
Document Number: 2020-17308
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
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 must be submitted (no later than October 6, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry of Articles for Exhibition
Document Number: 2020-17307
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
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 must be submitted no later than October 6, 2020 to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Record of Abandonment of Lawful Permanent Residence Status
Document Number: 2020-17261
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration (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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Application To Adjust Status From Temporary to Permanent Resident
Document Number: 2020-17254
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration (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.
Safety Zone; Commencement Bay, Tacoma, WA
Document Number: 2020-17035
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zone regulations for the Tacoma Freedom Fair Air Show on Commencement Bay from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on both September 12, 2020, and September 13, 2020. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the public from inherent dangers associated with the annual aerial displays. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter or transit this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Puget Sound or her designated representative.
Safety Zone; Upper Mississippi River, Muscatine, IA
Document Number: 2020-17012
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending a pre-established safety zone for certain waters of the Upper Missippi River during a fireworks display. This Safety Zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters. This rulemaking will prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Southern California Annual Marine Events for San Diego-San Diego Bayfair
Document Number: 2020-17011
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the San Diego Bayfair special local regulations on the waters of Mission Bay, California from September 18 through September 20, 2020. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from anchoring, blocking, loitering, or impeding within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Chesapeake Bay, Between Sandy Point and Kent Island, MD
Document Number: 2020-16829
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule to establish temporary special local regulations for certain waters of the Chesapeake Bay. The rulemaking was initiated to establish a special local regulation during the ``Bay Bridge Paddle,'' a marine event to be held on certain waters of the Chesapeake Bay located between Sandy Point in Anne Arundel County, MD, and Kent Island in Queen Anne's County, MD. The proposed rule is being withdrawn because it is no longer necessary. The event sponsor has cancelled the paddling event.
Safety Zone; Annual Fireworks Displays and Other Events in the Eighth Coast Guard District Requiring Safety Zones
Document Number: 2020-16703
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for a pyrotechnics display at Green Turtle Bay Marina & Resort, Grand Rivers, KY. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. During the enforcement period, entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Request To Modify Thames River Special Anchorage Area No. 4
Document Number: 2020-16522
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
We are requesting your comments on a submission we received from a company to modify the coordinates of Thames River Special Anchorage Area No. 4 as they begin the permitting process for a new waterfront facility in New London, CT. The facility will be located on the Thames River between the Gold Star Bridge and the Coast Guard Academy, and the current pier design would intersect the current Thames River Special Anchorage Area No. 4. We seek your comments on how the Thames River Special Anchorage Area No. 4 is currently used and how any modifications to the anchorage may impact you.
Safety Zone; Tropical Storm Isaias, Coast Guard Maryland-National Capital Region Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2020-17294
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters within the Coast Guard Maryland-National Capital Region Captain of the Port Zone. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the possible landfall of Tropical Storm Isaias. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2020-16400
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-06
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. 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.
RIN 1625-AA00
Document Number: 2020-16319
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones for navigable waters within 50 yards of certain swim routes of a marine event in the Les Cheneaux Islands in Cedarville, MI. The safety zones are needed to protect event participants from risks associated with the boating public near highly trafficked areas of the waterway. Entry of vessels or persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Indiana Harbor Canal, East Chicago, IN
Document Number: 2020-15887
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the Elgin, Joliet, and Eastern Railroad Bridge, mile 0.68, and the Elgin, Joliet, and Eastern Railroad Bridge, mile 1.89, both over the Indiana Harbor Canal near the town of East Chicago, IN. Canadian National, the owner and operator of these bridges has requested to stop continual drawtender service to both bridges and operate the bridges only while trains are crossing the bridge.
Revisions to Notification Procedures for Limited Access Areas and Regulated Navigation Areas and Removal of Certain Marine Event and Limited Access Area Regulations for the Ninth, Thirteenth, and Seventeenth Coast Guard Districts
Document Number: 2020-16334
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising portions of our general regulation on the notification procedures for the establishment and disestablishment of limited access areas and regulated navigation areas, to reflect current organizational procedures. This rule also removes certain marine event and limited access area regulations for the Ninth, Thirteenth, and Seventeenth Coast Guard Districts because they are no longer needed.
Emergency Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Rosedale, MS
Document Number: 2020-16038
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for emergency purposes for all waters of the Lower Mississippi River (LMR), extending from River Mile Marker (MM) 594.0 to MM 597.0. The emergency safety zone is needed to protect persons, property, infrastructure, and the marine environment from the potential safety hazards associated with the emergency dredging operations being conducted between MM 595.0 and MM 596.0, in the vicinity of the Victoria Bend Dikes, Rosedale, Mississippi. Deviation from the safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Fees for Inbound Express Mail (EMS) Items
Document Number: 2020-15663
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is amending its regulations to implement new subsection 13031(b)(9)(D) of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), as amended by section 8002 of the Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2018 (STOP Act). Among other things, the new subsection establishes a new fee for processing Inbound Express Mail Service items (Inbound EMS items), requires the United States Postal Service to pay a percentage of this fee to CBP on a quarterly basis, provides that Inbound EMS items that are formally entered are also subject to a merchandise processing fee, if applicable, and requires the Secretary of the Treasury to issue regulations regarding USPS's quarterly remittances to CBP. This rule also makes conforming amendments to CBP regulations.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-NEW
Document Number: 2020-16851
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for the following collection: 1625NEW, Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Card Readers: Updated Risk Analysis. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0041
Document Number: 2020-16850
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) 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: 1625-0041, Various International Agreement Pollution Prevention Certificates and Documents, and Equivalency Certificates; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Requests for Special Priorities Assistance
Document Number: 2020-16837
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-03
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 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 Request for Special Priorities Assistance, FEMA Form 009-0-142.
Arkansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-16746
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-03
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 Arkansas (FEMA-4556-DR), dated July 10, 2020, and related determinations.
Alabama; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-16745
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-03
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 Alabama (FEMA-4555-DR), dated July 10, 2020, and related determinations.
Alabama; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-16744
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-03
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 Alabama (FEMA-4554-DR), dated July 10, 2020, and related determinations.