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Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2024-08523
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-22
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).
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2024-08522
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-22
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).
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2024-08521
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-22
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).
Special Local Regulation; Sail Grand Prix, Upper Bay, New York City, NY
Document Number: 2024-08433
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-04-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary special local regulation in the Upper Bay of New York Harbor in support of Sail Grand Prix 2024 from June 21, 2024, through June 23, 2024. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life from the dangers associated with high-speed sailing during the event. This proposed rulemaking would temporarily prohibit persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, blocking, or loitering within the event area, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port New York or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Recommendation Regarding Emergency Action in Aviation
Document Number: 2024-08394
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
DHS is publishing official notice that the Transportation Security Oversight Board (TSOB) has recommended to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) that a cybersecurity emergency exists that warrants TSA's determination to expedite the implementation of critical cyber mitigation measures through the exercise of emergency regulatory authority.
Ratification of Security Directives
Document Number: 2024-08393
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is publishing official notice that the Transportation Security Oversight Board (TSOB) ratified Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Security Directive Pipeline-2021-01C and Security Directive Pipeline-2021-02D, applicable to owners and operators of critical hazardous liquid and natural gas pipeline infrastructure (owner/operators). Security Directive Pipeline-2021-01C, issued on May 22, 2023, extended the requirements of the Security Directive Pipeline-2021-01 series for an additional year. Security Directive Pipeline-2021-02D, issued on July 26, 2023, extended the requirements of the Security Directive Pipeline- 2021-02 series for an additional year and amended them to strengthen their effectiveness and address emerging cyber threats.
Safety Zone; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: 2024-08411
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the removal of pipeline from the floor of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel near mile markers 55 and 56. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Sector Corpus Christi or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2024-08214
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for a recurring marine event in the Fifth Coast Guard District to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways from June 7 to 9, 2024. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event (the Ocean City Offshore Grand Prix) in Ocean City, MD. 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; Gordie Howe Bridge Construction, Detroit River; Detroit, MI
Document Number: 2024-08146
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters on the Detroit River, Detroit, MI. The safety zone is necessary and intended to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential falling hazards created by the construction of the Gordie Howe Bridge. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit, or his designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events in the Coast Guard Sector Detroit Captain of the Port Zone-April to September 2024
Document Number: 2024-08145
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various special local regulations for annual regattas and marine parades on dates between April 27, 2024, and September 1, 2024, in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone. Enforcement of these regulations is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and after these regattas or marine parades. 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 after regattas or marine parades.
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement: pLEO Satellite Systems for at Sea Global Coverage Including High Latitudes
Document Number: 2024-08143
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is announcing its intent to enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Hughes Network Systems to build a Proof of Concept (POC) to understand the capabilities, benefits, risks, technical limitations, and performance associated with operating a proliferated low earth orbiting (pLEO) satellite system on Coast Guard ships at sea. The pLEO satellite system provides global broadband coverage, to include the extreme northern and southern latitudes, which have traditionally been limited to geostationary satellites. While the Coast Guard is currently considering partnering with Hughes Network Systems, we are soliciting public comment on the possible nature of and participation of other parties in the proposed CRADA. In addition, the Coast Guard also invites other potential non-Federal participants, who have the interest and capability to bring similar contributions to this type of research, to consider submitting proposals for consideration in similar CRADAs.
Safety Zone; Seneca Lake, Romulus, NY
Document Number: 2024-08142
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Seneca Lake near Sampson State Park, Romulus, NY. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a fireworks display. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone from 9:30 p.m. through 10:30 p.m., July 3, 2024 unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Eastern Great Lakes or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA
Document Number: 2024-08139
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 583-foot radius of the northern tip of Dobbins Landing in Erie, PA. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Eastern Great Lakes or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status
Document Number: 2024-08185
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-17
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.
Port Access Route Study: Approaches to the Port of Cape Canaveral and Vessel Transit Offshore Jacksonville, Daytona, and Canaveral, Florida
Document Number: 2024-08191
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to evaluate safe routes for vessel traffic transiting to and from the Port of Cape Canaveral and within the offshore waters of Jacksonville, Daytona, and Canaveral, Florida. The Cape Canaveral PARS is necessary to maintain and improve navigational safety by determining if shipping safety fairways and/or routing measures should be established, adjusted, or modified due to a variety of factors including continued growth in the aerospace industry and operations. The recommendations of the study may subsequently be implemented through rulemakings or in accordance with international agreements.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request; An Investigation of the Effect of Disaster Response and Recovery on Perceived Stress and Emotional Trauma
Document Number: 2024-08095
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-17
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 seeks comments concerning the effect of disasters on the mental health of emergency managers at local, State, and Federal levels.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Declaration of Financial Support
Document Number: 2024-08014
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-16
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; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: USCIS Online Account Access
Document Number: 2024-07962
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-16
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; Customer Profile Management System-IDENTity Verification Tool (CPMS-IVT)
Document Number: 2024-07890
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-15
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 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.
Employment Authorization for Certain Palestinian F-1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of the Current Humanitarian Crisis in the Palestinian Territories
Document Number: 2024-07869
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is suspending certain regulatory requirements for certain Palestinian F-1 nonimmigrant students who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the current humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian Territories. The Secretary is providing relief to these students who are in lawful F-1 nonimmigrant status, so the students may request employment authorization, work an increased number of hours while school is in session, and reduce their course load while continuing to maintain their F-1 nonimmigrant status.
Implementation of Employment Authorization for Individuals Covered by Deferred Enforced Departure for Certain Palestinians
Document Number: 2024-07866
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
On February 14, 2024, President Joseph Biden issued a memorandum to the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) determining that it was in the foreign policy interest of the United States to defer for 18 months, the removal of certain Palestinians present in the United States and to provide them with employment authorization documentation. The memorandum directed the Secretary to make provision for immediate allowance of employment authorization for such individuals. This notice provides information about Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Palestinians and provides information on how eligible individuals may apply for DED-based Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) with USCIS, as well as for travel authorization.
Extension and Redesignation of Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status
Document Number: 2024-07643
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Through this notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, beginning on June 13, 2024, and ending on December 12, 2025. This extension allows existing TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through December 12, 2025, if they otherwise continue to meet the eligibility requirements for TPS. Existing TPS beneficiaries who wish to extend their status through December 12, 2025, must re-register during the 60-day re-registration period described in this notice. The Secretary is also redesignating Ethiopia for TPS. The redesignation of Ethiopia allows additional Ethiopian nationals (and individuals having no nationality who last habitually resided in Ethiopia) who have been continuously residing in the United States since April 11, 2024, to apply for TPS for the first time during the initial registration period described under the redesignation information in this notice. In addition to demonstrating continuous residence in the United States since April 11, 2024, and meeting other eligibility criteria, initial applicants for TPS under this designation must demonstrate that they have been continuously physically present in the United States since June 13, 2024, the effective date of this redesignation of Ethiopia for TPS.
Employment Authorization for Ethiopian F-1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of the Current Armed Conflict and the Current Humanitarian Crisis in Ethiopia
Document Number: 2024-07642
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The Department of Homeland Security is suspending certain regulatory requirements for F-1 nonimmigrant students from Ethiopia who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the current armed conflict and the current humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia. The Secretary is providing relief to these students who are in lawful F-1 nonimmigrant status, so the students may request employment authorization, work an increased number of hours while school is in session, and reduce their course load while continuing to maintain their F-1 nonimmigrant status.
Agency Information Collection Activities; New Collection: Biometric Appointment Rescheduling Tool
Document Number: 2024-07747
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-12
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 new 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.
Special Local Regulations; Conch Republic Navy Parade and Battle, Key West, FL
Document Number: 2024-07825
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations for the Conch Republic Navy Parade and Battle, in Key West, Florida. Our regulation for Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Key West Zone identifies the regulated area for this event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port Key West or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Northern California and Lake Tahoe Area Annual Marine Events; Blessing of the Fleet, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2024-07785
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations for the annual Blessing of the Fleet Boat Parade on April 28, 2024, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways in the San Francisco Bay during this event. Our regulation for marine events in Northern California identifies the regulated area for this event in San Francisco, CA. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or loitering or anchoring in the regulated area, unless authorized by the designated Patrol Commander (PATCOM) or other law enforcement agencies on scene.
Special Local Regulations; Northern California and Lake Tahoe Area Annual Marine Events; Opening Day on San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2024-07784
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations for the annual Opening Day on the San Francisco Bay Boat Parade on April 28, 2024, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways in the San Francisco Bay during this event. Our regulation for marine events in Northern California identifies the regulated area for this event in San Francisco, CA. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or loitering or anchoring in the regulated area, unless authorized by the designated Patrol Commander (PATCOM) or other law enforcement agencies on scene.
Safety Zone, Calcasieu River Ship Channel, Lake Charles, LA
Document Number: 2024-07781
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters between Mile Marker 30 and 31 on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by partially blocking the federally maintained channel to unload a ship loader at a waterfront facility. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur.
Safety Zone; Annual Fireworks Displays Within the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2024-07779
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the regulations establishing safety zones for annual fireworks displays in the Captain of the Port Zone Columbia River. This action would include updating 12 existing safety zones, adding 2 safety zones for fireworks displays that were previously published under temporary regulations, and reordering the table alphabetically. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Agency Information Collection Activities; New Collection: API (Application Programming Interface) Production Access Request
Document Number: 2024-07811
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-12
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.
Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee Sector Honolulu
Document Number: 2024-07794
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard requests individuals interested in serving on the Hawaii and American Samoa Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) submit their applications for membership to the Captain of the Port Sector Honolulu (COTP). The Committee assists the COTP as the Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC), Honolulu, in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan (AMSP) for their area of responsibility.
Safety Zone; San Francisco Giants Fireworks, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2024-07786
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the San Francisco Giants Fireworks in the Captain of the Port San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM), or any Official Patrol defined as other law enforcement agencies on scene.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Citizenship Integration Grant Program (CIGP) Program Evaluation
Document Number: 2024-07800
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-12
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 new 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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2024-07658
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-12
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.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Captain of the Port Charleston
Document Number: 2024-07628
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the Charleston Race Week in Charleston, SC, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Captain of the Port Charleston identifies the regulated area for this event in Charleston, SC. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the designated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston (COTP) or a designated representative.
National Towing Safety Advisory Committee; April and May 2024 Meetings
Document Number: 2024-07697
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Towing Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) and its subcommittees will conduct a series of meetings over 2 days in Annapolis, MD, to review and discuss matters relating to shallow-draft inland navigation, coastal waterway navigation, and towing safety. These meetings will be open to the public.
National Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2024-07696
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is accepting applications to fill eighteen vacancies on the National Towing Safety Advisory Committee (Committee). This Committee advises the Secretary of Homeland Security, via the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard on matters relating to shallow-draft inland navigation, coastal waterway navigation, and towing safety.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0019
Document Number: 2024-07740
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-11
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: 1625-0019, Alternative Compliance for International and Inland Navigation Rules; 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.
Regulated Navigation Area; Port of Miami, Miami, FL
Document Number: 2024-07704
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-04-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is seeking information and comments on a potential regulated navigation area for certain waters surrounding the Port of Miami. The current proposal in consideration would establish a slow speed zone throughout Fisherman's Channel and the Main Ship Channel for vessels less than 150 meters in length. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2024-07660
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-11
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: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Information Sharing Agreements Involving Personal Identifiable Information and Sensitive Personal Identifiable Information
Document Number: 2024-07659
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-11
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on a new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning FEMA's sharing of information that includes personally identifiable information (PII) and sensitive personally identifiable information (SPII) of disaster survivors.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; National Flood Insurance Program Policy Forms
Document Number: 2024-07655
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-11
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 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 information collected for the selling and servicing of National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policies by FEMA's direct servicing agent, NFIP Direct.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension; Application for Waiver of Passport and/or Visa (DHS Form I-193)
Document Number: 2024-07624
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Gratuitous Services Agreement, Volunteer Release and Hold Harmless, and Office for Bombing Prevention Interest Sign-up Sheet
Document Number: 2024-07257
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) within Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) 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. CISA previously published this information collection request (ICR) in the Federal Register on August 29, 2023 for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received by CISA. The purpose of this notice is to allow additional 30-days for public comments.
Imposition of Import Restrictions on Archaeological and Ethnological Material of Pakistan
Document Number: 2024-07244
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect the imposition of import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological materials from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (Pakistan). These restrictions are imposed pursuant to an agreement between the United States and Pakistan, entered into under the authority of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act. This document amends the CBP regulations, adding Pakistan to the list of countries which have bilateral agreements with the United States imposing cultural property import restrictions, and contains the Designated List, which describes the archaeological and ethnological materials to which the restrictions apply.
Fixed and Moving Safety Zone; Vicinity of the M/V HAPPY DIAMOND, Houston Ship Channel and Seabrook, TX
Document Number: 2024-07571
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones, a moving safety zone and a fixed safety zone, around the M/V HAPPY DIAMOND in the navigable waters of the Houston Ship Channel and its vicinity. The temporary safety zones are necessary to protect persons, property, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the transfer of large gantry cranes. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zones unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Houston-Galveston or a designated representative.
Establish Anchorage Ground; Crims Island Anchorage, Columbia River, Oregon and Washington
Document Number: 2024-07579
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-04-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is reopening the comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled "Establish Anchorage Ground; Crims Island Anchorage, Columbia River, Oregon and Washington," published on December 28, 2023. Reopening the comment period will allow additional time for the public to review and submit comments on the proposed rule.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Umpqua River, Reedsport, OR
Document Number: 2024-07578
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-04-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the name and operating schedule that governs the Central Oregon and Pacific railroad bridge across the Umpqua River, mile 11.5, at Reedsport, OR. Coos Bay Rail Line, the bridge owner, requested to change the name of the bridge to a locally recognized name and to change the current operating schedule due to reduced marine traffic using the waterway. The modified rule would change the name of the bridge, allow the bridge to be maintained in the closed to navigation position and remove the requirement for fog signals at the bridge. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulations; Desert Storm Poker Run Shootout, Lake Havasu, AZ
Document Number: 2024-07537
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Desert Storm Poker Run Shootout special local regulations on the waters of Lake Havasu, Arizona on April 26, 2024, through April 28, 2024. 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 Regulations; Blue Water Resort and Casino Spring Classic; Parker, Arizona
Document Number: 2024-07536
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Blue Water Resort and Casino Spring Classic special local regulations on the waters of Parker, AZ from April 13, 2024, to April 14, 2024. 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.
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