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Safety Zone; Highway 99 Partial Bridge Replacement, Stanislaus River, Ripon, CA
Document Number: 2020-05176
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Stanislaus River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the Stanislaus River near the Highway 99 Bridge in Ripon, CA, during partial bridge replacement scheduled to occur between June 15, 2020 and November 7, 2020. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Marine Event Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2020-05139
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish temporary special local regulation for certain waters of the Choptank River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at Cambridge, MD, during a high-speed power boat racing event on May 16, 2020, and May 17, 2020. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit 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. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection-022 Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04991
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is issuing a final rule to amend its regulations to exempt portions of a newly updated system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection-022 Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) System of Records'' from certain provisions of the Privacy Act. Specifically, the Department exempts portions of this system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection-009 Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04987
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is issuing a final rule to amend its regulations to exempt portions of a newly updated system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection-009 Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) System of Records'' from certain provisions of the Privacy Act. Specifically, the Department exempts portions of this system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security/ALL-043 Enterprise Biometric Administrative Records (EBAR) System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04985
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security is giving concurrent notice of a newly established system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the ``Department of Homeland Security/ALL-043 Enterprise Biometric Administrative Records (EBAR) System of Records'' and this proposed rulemaking. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department proposes to exempt portions of the system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04979
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to establish a new DHS system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/ALL-043 Enterprise Biometric Administrative Records (EBAR) System of Records (SOR).'' This system of records allows the DHS to collect and maintain administrative and technical records associated with the enterprise biometric system known as the Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT) and its successor information technology system, currently in development, called the Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART). Additionally, DHS is issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to exempt this system of records from certain provisions of the Privacy Act, elsewhere in the Federal Register. This newly established system will be included in the Department of Homeland Security's inventory of record systems.
Safety Zone; Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Florida
Document Number: 2020-05286
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters of Tampa Bay, in the vicinity of the St. Petersburg Municipal Yacht Basin, St. Petersburg, Florida during the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The temporary safety zone is needed to protect the safety of race participants, spectators, and vessels on the surrounding waterway during the race. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg or a designated representative.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; April 2020 Teleconference
Document Number: 2020-05187
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet via teleconference to discuss issues related to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. The meetings will be open to the public.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2020-05150
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-13
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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2020-05149
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-13
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.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2020-05148
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Federal Regulations. The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Safety Zone; Munitions Transfer Safety Zone; Alameda Estuary, Alameda, CA
Document Number: 2020-05145
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of the Alameda Estuary near Coast Guard Island in Alameda, CA in support of a munitions transfer on March 15, 2020. This safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the dangers associated with live munitions. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the New Construction (O.N. CG1575290)
Document Number: 2020-05045
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the Chief, Prevention Division District 9 has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the NEW CONSTRUCTION (O.N. CG1575290) We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to the construction and placement of the side lights, NEW CONSTRUCTION cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction. This notification of issuance of a certificate of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: National Interest Waivers; Supplemental Evidence to I-140 and I-485
Document Number: 2020-05031
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-12
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 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: Petition for Alien Fiance(e)
Document Number: 2020-05030
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-12
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 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.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security/ALL-045 Statistical Immigration Data Production and Reporting System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04986
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security is giving concurrent notice of a newly established system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the ``Department of Homeland Security/ALL-045 Statistical Immigration Data Production and Reporting System of Records'' and this proposed rulemaking. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department proposes to exempt portions of the system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection-002 Trusted and Registered Traveler Programs (TRTP) System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04984
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security is giving concurrent notice of a modified and reissued system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the ``Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection-002 Trusted and Registered Traveler Programs,'' previously titled ``Global Enrollment System (GES) System of Records,'' and this proposed rulemaking. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) proposes to exempt portions of the system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04983
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to establish a new DHS system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/ALL-044 DHS eRulemaking System of Records.'' DHS eRulemaking allows the public to search, view, download, and comment on all DHS rulemaking and notice documents in one central online system. It consists of a public facing interface, www.regulations.gov, and a portal visible to DHS, called the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS). This system of records notice covers the various records maintained by the Department of Homeland Security and its Components pertaining to written data, views, or arguments submitted to the Department. This newly established system will be included in DHS's inventory of record systems.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04982
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection is giving notice that it proposes to rescind the following Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Privacy Act system of records notice, ``Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection-017 Analytical Framework for Intelligence (AFI)'' System of Records and replace it with ``Department of Homeland Security(DHS)/U.S. Customs and Border Protection(CBP)-024 CBP Intelligence Records System (CIRS) System of Records.''
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04981
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to establish a new DHS system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection-026 Explorer Program System of Records.'' This system of records allows the DHS/U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to collect and maintain records on individuals who apply for, participate in, or sponsor a minor dependent for the CBP Law Enforcement Explorer Program, a work-based volunteer program for young adults interested in learning about law enforcement. The program gives individuals ages 14- 18 the opportunity to learn about law enforcement careers and serves as a stepping-stone for a career in law enforcement. The Explorer Program is chartered by Learning for Life/Boy Scouts of America as an educational resource program and sponsored by CBP as a personnel recruitment program. This newly established system will be included in the Department of Homeland Security's inventory of record systems.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04980
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to modify and reissue the current DHS system of records titled ``Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection-002 Global Enrollment System,'' and rename it as ``Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection- 002 Trusted and Registered Traveler Programs.'' This system of records allows the Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to collect and maintain records on individuals who voluntarily provide personally identifiable information to CBP in return for enrollment in a program that will make them eligible for dedicated CBP processing at designated U.S. border ports of entry, including all trusted traveler and registered traveler programs.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04978
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to establish a new DHS system of records titled, ``DHS/ALL-045 Statistical Immigration Data Production and Reporting System of Records.'' This system of records allows DHS/ Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS) to collect and maintain records on members of the public for whom federal agencies have collected information related to individuals' interactions with the immigration system. Information collected includes that pertaining to the granting of immigration requests, such as nonimmigrant admissions, grants of lawful permanent residence, changes in legal status, and naturalizations, as well as information related to the enforcement of immigration law, from across DHS and other federal immigration agencies. Additionally, DHS is issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to exempt this system of records from certain provisions of the Privacy Act, elsewhere in the Federal Register. This newly established system will be included in DHS's inventory of record systems.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04977
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is giving notice that it is rescinding the following Privacy Act system of records notices, ``Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)-002 Background Check Service System of Records'' and ``DHS/ USCIS-003 Biometric Storage System'' and has consolidated both system of record notices into ``DHS/USCIS-018 Immigration Biometric and Background Check Records System of Records,'' (July 31, 2018, 83 FR 36950).
Extension of the Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status
Document Number: 2020-04976
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-11
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 Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from March 18, 2020, through September 17, 2021. The extension allows currently eligible TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through September 17, 2021, so long as they otherwise continue to meet the eligibility requirements for TPS. This notice also sets forth procedures necessary for nationals of Somalia (or aliens having no nationality who last habitually resided in Somalia) to re-register for TPS and to apply for Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). USCIS will issue new EADs with a September 17, 2021, expiration date to eligible beneficiaries under Somalia's TPS designation who timely re-register and apply for EADs under this extension.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program
Document Number: 2020-04936
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-11
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 the need to collect information from individuals or households, and States, territories, and Tribal governments in order to provide and/or administer disaster assistance through the Individuals and Households Program.
Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
Document Number: 2020-04860
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Pursuant to the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, as amended, the Administrator of FEMA is publishing this notice describing the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program application process, deadlines, and award selection criteria. This notice explains the differences, if any, between these guidelines and those recommended by representatives of the national fire service leadership during the annual meeting of the Criteria Development Panel on Dec. 11, 2018. The application period for the FY 2019 AFG Program opened on Feb. 3, 2020 and will close on March 13, 2020, and was announced on the AFG website at https://www.fema.gov/ welcome-assistance-firefighters-grant-program, as well as at www.grants.gov.
Safety Zone; Cocos Lagoon, Merizo, GU
Document Number: 2020-04806
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within Cocos Lagoon. This safety zone will encompass the designated swim course for the Cocos Crossing swim event in the waters of Cocos Lagoon, Merizo, Guam. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security/ALL-038 Insider Threat Program System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04796
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Homeland Security is giving concurrent notice of a modified system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the ``Department of Homeland Security/ALL-038 Insider Threat Program System of Records'' and this proposed rulemaking. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department proposes to exempt portions of the system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2020-04795
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to modify and reissue a current DHS system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/ALL-038 Insider Threat Program System of Records.'' This system of records allows DHS to establish capabilities to detect, deter, and mitigate insider threats. An ``Insider'' is defined to include any person who has or who had authorized access to any DHS facility, information, equipment, network, or system. An ``insider threat'' is the threat that an insider will use his or her authorized access, wittingly or unwittingly, to do harm to the Department's mission, resources, personnel, facilities, information, equipment, networks, or systems. DHS will use the system to facilitate management of insider threat inquiries; identify potential threats to DHS resources and information assets; manage referrals of potential insider threats to and from internal and external partners; provide authorized assistance to lawful administrative, civil, counterintelligence, and criminal investigations; and provide statistical reports and meet other insider threat reporting requirements.
Special Local Regulation; California Half Ironman Triathlon, Oceanside, CA
Document Number: 2020-04789
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the California Half Ironman Triathlon special local regulation on the waters offshore Oceanside and within Oceanside Harbor, California on April 4, 2020. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels of the triathlon, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; San Diego Crew Classic, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2020-04786
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the San Diego Crew Classic special local regulation on the waters of Mission Bay, California on April 4, 2020 and April 5, 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; East Passage, Narragansett Bay, RI
Document Number: 2020-04760
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to amend an existing special local regulation for certain waters of the East Passage, Narragansett Bay, RI. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near East Passage, Narragansett Bay, RI, during a sail boat race. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the special local regulation unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Southeastern New England or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
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: 2020-04735
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to revise portions of our general regulation on the notification procedures for the establishment and disestablishment of limited access areas and regulated navigation areas, as well as to remove certain marine event and limited access area regulations for the Ninth, Thirteenth, and Seventeenth Coast Guard Districts. The proposed changes reflect current organizational procedures and post-promulgation changes in circumstances. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Hurricanes, Tropical Storms and Other Disasters in South Florida
Document Number: 2020-04709
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a safety zone that would restrict certain vessels from entering or transiting through certain navigable waters in the Miami River and Ports of Miami, Everglades, Palm Beach and Fort Pierce during periods of reduced or restricted visibility due to tropical storm force winds (39-73 mph/34-63 knots), hurricanes and/or other disasters. This action is necessary for the safety of life on these navigable waters within the Sector Miami Captain of the Port (COTP) zone.
Safety Zone; New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2020-04664
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a temporary safety zone between mile marker (MM) 95.7 and MM 96.7 above Head of Passes, Lower Mississippi River, LA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near New Orleans, LA, during a fireworks display on March 18, 2020. 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Milwaukee, Menomonee, and Kinnickinnic Rivers and Burnham Canals, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2020-04659
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is seeking information and comments during a test schedule for the bridges crossing the Milwaukee, Menomonee, Kinnickinnic River, South Menomonee River, and Burnham Canals. The city of Milwaukee requested the regulations to be reviewed and updated to allow for a more balanced flow of maritime and land based transportation. The current regulation has been in place for over 30 years and is obsolete. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. The Coast Guard is seeking comments from the public regarding these proposed changes.
TWIC-Reader Requirements; Delay of Effective Date
Document Number: 2019-24343
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is delaying the effective date for three categories of facilities affected by the final rule entitled, ``Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)Reader Requirements,'' published in the Federal Register on August 23, 2016. These three categories are: Facilities that handle certain dangerous cargoes in bulk, but do not transfer these cargoes to or from a vessel; facilities that handle certain dangerous cargoes in bulk, and do transfer these cargoes to or from a vessel; and facilities that receive vessels carrying certain dangerous cargoes in bulk, but do not, during that vessel-to-facility interface, transfer these bulk cargoes to or from those vessels. The Coast Guard is delaying the effective date for these categories of facilities by 3 years. Specifically, this rule will delay the implementation of the TWIC Reader rule for 370 of the 525 affected Risk Group A facilities by 3 years, while the remaining 155 facilities (which are all facilities that receive large passenger vessels), as well as 1 vessel, will have to implement the final rule requirements within 30 days after the effective date of this rule.
Notice of DHS's Requirement of the Temporary Labor Certification Final Determination Under the H-2A Temporary Worker Program
Document Number: 2020-04667
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is announcing, through this notice, that a printed copy of the electronic final determination form granting temporary labor certification under the H-2A program through the U.S. Department of Labor's new Foreign Labor Application Gateway system must be submitted with an H-2A petition as evidence of an original and valid temporary labor certification.
Notice of DHS's Requirement of the Temporary Labor Certification Final Determination Under the H-2B Temporary Worker Program
Document Number: 2020-04666
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, is announcing, through this notice, that a printed copy of the electronic final determination form granting temporary labor certification under the H-2B program through the U.S. Department of Labor's new Foreign Labor Application Gateway system must be submitted with an H-2B petition as evidence of an original approved temporary labor certification.
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-04588
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (FEMA-4404-DR), dated October 26, 2018, and related determinations.
New York; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-04586
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of New York (FEMA-4472-DR), dated December 19, 2019, and related determinations.
Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-04585
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA-4473-DR), dated January 16, 2020, and related determinations.
Vermont; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-04584
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-06
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 Vermont (FEMA-4474-DR), dated January 17, 2020, and related determinations.
Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-04582
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-06
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA-4473-DR), dated January 16, 2020, and related determinations.
North Dakota; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-04577
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-06
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 North Dakota (FEMA-4475-DR), dated January 21, 2020, and related determinations.
Safety Zone; San Juan Harbor, San Juan, PR
Document Number: 2020-04429
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the duration of a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters within an area of one half mile around each Liquefied Gas carrier entering and departing San Juan Harbor and a 50-yard radius around each vessel when moored at the Puma Energy dock, Cata[ntilde]o Oil dock, or Wharf B. This safety zone is needed to protect personnel, transiting vessels, and Liquefied Gas carriers. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Juan or his designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Debt Collection Financial Statement; Correction
Document Number: 2020-04499
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a document in the Federal Register of February 28, 2020, concerning a request for comments on an information collection request. The document contained errors, including an incorrect date. This notice corrects those errors and allows for a 30-day comment period.
Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy
Document Number: 2020-04478
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The National Fire Academy (Academy) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) to apply for appointments as identified in this notice. Pursuant to the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, the Board shall review annually the programs of the Academy and shall make recommendations to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator, through the United States Fire Administrator, regarding the operation of the Academy and any improvements that the Board deems appropriate. The Board is composed of eight members, all of whom have national or regional leadership experience in the fields of fire safety, fire prevention (such as community risk reduction to include wildland urban interface), fire control, research and development in fire protection, treatment and rehabilitation of fire victims, or local government services management, which includes emergency medical services. The Academy seeks to appoint four individuals to a position on the Board that will be open due to term expiration. If other positions are vacated during the application process, candidates may be selected from the pool of applicants to fill the vacated positions.
Reopening and Modification of the National Customs Automation Program Test Regarding Submission of Import Data and Documents Required by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Through the Automated Commercial Environment
Document Number: 2020-04472
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), is reopening and modifying the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test pertaining to the submission of certain import data and documents for commodities regulated by FWS (``FWS test'') through the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). Two of the modifications in this notice apply to the streamlining of the submission of data and documents for test participants using certain filing options under the FWS test (specifically, filing options 2 and 4). The other modifications are administrative, specifically, updating contact information for CBP and FWS.
Notification of Arrival Restrictions Applicable to Flights Carrying Persons Who Have Recently Traveled From or Were Otherwise Present Within the People's Republic of China or the Islamic Republic of Iran
Document Number: 2020-04542
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces further modifications to the January 31, 2020, decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the People's Republic of China (excluding the special autonomous regions of Hong Kong and Macau) to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources. This document adds to the existing restrictions by directing all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the Islamic Republic of Iran to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources. Nothing in this notification is intended to amend or modify the existing restrictions announced in the Federal Register on February 4, 2020 and February 7, 2020.