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Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2020-14314
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-02
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.
Technical Mapping Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: 2020-14311
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will hold a virtual meeting on Monday July 27th, 2020 and Tuesday July 28th, 2020. The meeting will be open to the public via a Zoom Video Communications link and conference line.
DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2020-14296
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
A notice of committee charter renewal for the Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, which was published in the Federal Register on June 18, 2020, is hereby withdrawn. In this document, the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security also announces the determination that the reestablishment 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.
Intent To Request Extension From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC®) Program
Document Number: 2020-14226
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0047, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for an extension, in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves the submission of biographic and biometric information that TSA uses to verify identity and conduct a security threat assessment (STA) for the TWIC[supreg] Program, and a customer satisfaction survey.
Modification of the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) Test Regarding Reconciliation for Filing Post-Importation Claims Arising Under the Agreement Between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada (USMCA)
Document Number: 2020-14200
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces a modification to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) reconciliation prototype test to include the flagging for filing of post-importation preferential treatment claims arising under the Agreement Between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada (the USMCA) as implemented pursuant to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act (the USMCA Act). Importers may file USMCA post-importation claims for refunds of certain duties assessed on merchandise that both qualifies for preferential tariff treatment under the USMCA and was entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after July 1, 2020. Unless and until the USMCA Act is subsequently amended, refunds for merchandise processing fees (MPF) are excluded from USMCA post- importation claims. Except to the extent expressly announced or modified by this document, all aspects, rules, terms and conditions announced in previously published Federal Register notices regarding the test remain in effect.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Bonded Warehouse Proprietor's Submission
Document Number: 2020-14158
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-01
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 August 31, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Implementation of the Agreement Between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada (USMCA) Uniform Regulations Regarding Rules of Origin
Document Number: 2020-13865
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This interim final rule amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to implement the rules of origin provisions for preferential tariff treatment of the Agreement Between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada (USMCA). This document sets forth the framework for our regulations that provides further guidance regarding the rules of origin for those seeking USMCA preferential tariff treatment and includes the text of the Uniform Regulations regarding rules of origin, as trilaterally agreed upon by the United States, the United Mexican States (Mexico), and Canada. Because the USMCA supersedes the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) when the USMCA enters into force on July 1, 2020, this document also amends the NAFTA regulations to reflect that the NAFTA provisions do not apply to goods entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after July 1, 2020.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone for Events in July
Document Number: 2020-14141
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish safety zones for the St. Ignace Festivals of Fireworks Celebration fireworks starting in July, 2020 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for these safety zones. During the enforcement periods, vessels must stay out of the established safety zone and may only enter with permission from the designated representative of the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zone in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone for Events in July
Document Number: 2020-14140
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a safety zone for the Alpena 4th of July fireworks. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for this safety zone. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone for Events in July
Document Number: 2020-14136
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a safety zone for the Mackinac Island 4th of July fireworks. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for this safety zone. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zone in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie
Document Number: 2020-14135
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish safety zones for the Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau Friday Night fireworks. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for this safety zone. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zone in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone for Events in July
Document Number: 2020-14130
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a safety zone for the Sault Sainte Marie 4th of July fireworks. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for this safety zone. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Devos Fireworks Little Traverse Bay, Bay Harbor, MI
Document Number: 2020-14038
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 560-ft radius of a fireworks display. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from 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 Sault Sainte Marie.
Agency Information Collection Activities: e-Allegations Submission
Document Number: 2020-13295
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-30
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. The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Safety Zone; Fischer Wedding Fireworks Lake Charlevoix, Boyne City, MI
Document Number: 2020-14025
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 420-ft radius of a fireworks display. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from 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 Sault Sainte Marie.
Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program; Fire Prevention and Safety Grants
Document Number: 2020-13976
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This Notice provides guidelines that describe the application process for Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grants and the criteria the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will use to award these grants for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019. It explains the differences, if any, between these guidelines and those recommended by representatives of the Nation's fire service leadership during the annual Criteria Development meeting, which was held Dec. 12-13, 2018. The application period for the FY 2019 FP&S Grant Program was April 27, 2020, to May 29, 2020, and was announced on the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) website (www.fema.gov/firegrants), www.grants.gov, and the U.S. Fire Administration website (www.usfa.fema.gov).
Port Access Route Study: Northern New York Bight
Document Number: 2020-13901
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to evaluate the adequacy of existing vessel routing measures and determine whether additional vessel routing measures are necessary for port approaches to New York and New Jersey and international and domestic transit areas in the First District area of responsibility. The Northern New York Bight PARS (NNYBPARS) will consider whether existing or additional routing measures are necessary to improve navigation safety due to factors such as planned or potential offshore development, current port capabilities and planned improvements, increased vessel traffic, existing and potential anchorage areas, changing vessel traffic patterns, effects of weather, or navigational difficulty. Vessel routing measures, which include traffic separation schemes, two-way routes, recommended tracks, deep-water routes, precautionary areas, and areas to be avoided, are implemented to reduce the risk of marine casualties. The recommendations of the study may subsequently be implemented through rulemakings or in accordance with international agreements.
Faith-Based Security Advisory Council
Document Number: 2020-13882
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is establishing the Faith-Based Security Advisory Council (FBSAC). The primary purpose of the FBSAC will be to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary on matters relating to houses of worship, faith-based organization security and homeland security. The FBSAC will operate in an advisory capacity only. This notice is provided in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended. The FBSAC will terminate two years from the date of its establishment, unless extended by the Secretary.
Special Local Regulation; Dutch Shoe Marathon; San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2020-12864
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Dutch Shoe Marathon special local regulation on the waters of San Diego Bay, California on July 17, 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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2020-13820
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-26
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.
Asylum Application, Interview, and Employment Authorization for Applicants
Document Number: 2020-13544
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
On November 14, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would modify DHS's regulations governing asylum applications, interviews, and eligibility for employment authorization based on a pending asylum application. This final rule implements the proposed rule, with some amendments based on public comments received.
Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy
Document Number: 2020-13726
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-25
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet via teleconference on Monday, August 31, 2020. The meeting will be open to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Extension: Application To Register Permanent Residence or Adjustment of Status
Document Number: 2020-13679
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-25
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.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2020-13280
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-25
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its final notice concerning the flood hazard determinations for Bristol County, Massachusetts (All Jurisdictions).
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Annual and Recurring Safety Zone and Special Local Regulation Update
Document Number: 2020-12944
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the special local regulations and annual recurring marine events and safety zones regulations for firework displays and swim events in the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone. When enforced, these special local regulations and safety zones will restrict vessels from transiting regulated areas during certain annually recurring events. The special local regulations and safety zones are intended to expedite public notification and ensure the protection of the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with certain marine events.
Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Mexico
Document Number: 2020-13677
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Mexico into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Mexico border. Such travel will be limited to ``essential travel,'' as further defined in this document.
Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Canada
Document Number: 2020-13676
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such travel will be limited to ``essential travel,'' as further defined in this document.
Public Meeting and Extension of Comment Period on Request for Information: Air Cargo Security Options To Mitigate Costs of Compliance With International Security Requirements
Document Number: 2020-13580
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
On April 10, 2020, TSA published a request for information (RFI) specifically requesting information from the air cargo industry (including manufacturers, shippers, suppliers, warehouses, e-commerce fulfillment centers, third-party logistics providers, and air carriers) relating to compliance with international security standards for the transport of air cargo by commercial aircraft operators (85 FR 20234). In advance of the closing date for comments submitted in response to the RFI, TSA will hold a public meeting on July 29, 2020, to answer questions regarding the international standards discussed in the RFI and to provide an additional forum for comments by stakeholders and other interested persons regarding the issues identified in the RFI. In light of the current COVID-19 public health crisis, the public meeting will be virtual. TSA is also extending the comment period for the RFI to provide an additional period for comments to be submitted after the public meeting.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council; July 2020 Teleconference
Document Number: 2020-13503
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (Council) and its subcommittees will meet via teleconference to discuss matters relating to recreational boating safety. The meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Zone Sector Long Island Sound
Document Number: 2020-12352
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones for the marine events listed below to provide for the safety of life during the events. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or their designated representative.
Removal of 30-Day Processing Provision for Asylum Applicant-Related Form I-765 Employment Authorization Applications
Document Number: 2020-13391
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
This final rule removes a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulatory provision stating that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has 30 days from the date an asylum applicant files the initial Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, (EAD application) to grant or deny that initial employment authorization application. This rule also removes the provision requiring that the application for renewal must be received by USCIS 90 days prior to the expiration of the employment authorization.
Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC)
Document Number: 2020-13368
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. The meeting will be open to the public via webinar only. There is no on- site, in-person option for this quarterly meeting.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Information
Document Number: 2020-13296
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-22
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 August 21, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Commercial Invoice
Document Number: 2020-13291
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security 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 August 21, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2020-13282
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its final notice concerning the flood hazard determinations for Plymouth County, Massachusetts (All Jurisdictions).
Retrospective Analysis of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards
Document Number: 2020-13147
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Through this document, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is making available a retrospective analysis of the data, assumptions, and methodology used to support the 2007 interim final rule for the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program. The purpose of the retrospective analysis is to provide an updated assessment of the costs and burdens of the CFATS program. Based on data observed by the program for over ten years, CISA estimates that the actual costs of the CFATS program is 83 percent lower than estimated in 2007. The retrospective analysis has been added to the docket for the CFATS Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) published in 2014.
Safety Zone; I-5 Bridge Construction Project, Columbia River, Vancouver, WA
Document Number: 2020-13128
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Columbia River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters around the Northbound Interstate Bridge at Columbia River Mile 106.5. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Great Western Tube Float; Colorado River, Parker, AZ
Document Number: 2020-12627
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the location of the special local regulation for the annual Great Western Tube Float, which is held on the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Parker, AZ. The change of the location for the special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during the event. This action will restrict vessel traffic in certain waters of the Colorado River, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. one Saturday in June, from Buckskin Mountain State Park to La Paz County Park.
Special Local Regulation; USA Triathlon, Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2020-12494
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for certain waters of the Milwaukee Harbor. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters within the Lake Shore State Park Lagoon during a triathlon swim event. This rulemaking will prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2020-13281
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its final notice concerning the flood hazard determinations for Barnstable County, Massachusetts (All Jurisdictions); Norfolk County, Massachusetts (All Jurisdictions); Newport County, Rhode Island (All Jurisdictions).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; FEMA Public Assistance Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Document Number: 2020-13274
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-19
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.
Shipping Safety Fairways Along the Atlantic Coast
Document Number: 2020-12910
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks comments regarding the possible establishment of shipping safety fairways (``fairways'') along the Atlantic Coast of the United States identified in the Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study. This potential system of fairways is intended to ensure that traditional navigation routes are kept free from obstructions that could impact navigation safety.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2020-12661
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-19
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; Illinois River, Miles 10 to 187, Grafton, IL to Peoria, IL
Document Number: 2020-12227
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Illinois River from mile marker (MM) 10 to MM 187 between Grafton, IL and Peoria, IL. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on these navigable waters as a result of increasing flood conditions on the river that threaten to overtop levees. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for a Stay of Deportation or Removal
Document Number: 2020-13146
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
In accordance with the Paperwork Reductions Act (PRA) of 1995 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance. This information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 16, 2020, allowing for a 60-day comment period. ICE received no comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2020-13143
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-18
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.
DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee; Appointments
Document Number: 2020-13108
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security seeks applicants for appointment to the DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Free Training for Civics and Citizenship Teachers of Adults and Civics and Citizenship Toolkit
Document Number: 2020-13099
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-18
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 or 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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2020-13036
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-17
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.
Safety Zone; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2020-12089
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters in the vicinity of the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA, during the launch of the M/V Matsonia. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the launching and subsequent berthing of the M/V Matsonia. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Diego.