Federal Emergency Management Agency January 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-1651
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-1650
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
National Response Framework
Document Number: E8-1399
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides notice of the availability of the final National Response Framework (NRF) which replaces the National Response Plan (NRP) that was issued in February 2005 and finalizes the draft version of the NRF which FEMA published for public comment in September 2007. The NRF builds on the NRP and, using the comprehensive framework of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), serves as a guide to how the nation conducts all-hazards incident management.
Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Threshold for Recommending a Cost Share Adjustment
Document Number: E8-1398
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice that the statewide per capita threshold for recommending cost share adjustments for major disasters declared on or after January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2008, is $122.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E8-1396
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-28
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.
Oregon; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-1231
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oregon (FEMA-1733-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Nevada; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-1226
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Nevada (FEMA-1738-DR), dated January 8, 2008, and related determinations.
Nebraska; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-1223
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-24
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 Nebraska (FEMA-1739-DR), dated January 11, 2008, and related determinations.
Kansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-1222
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency for the State of Kansas (FEMA-3282-EM), dated December 12, 2007, and related determinations.
National Advisory Council
Document Number: E8-1220
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces the date, time, location and agenda for the next meeting of the National Advisory Council (NAC). At the meeting, new members will be introduced and sworn in. The meeting will be open to the public.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-1215
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having an effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Washington; Amendment No. 7 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-1210
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Washington (FEMA-1734-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Withdrawal of Proposed Flood Elevation Determination for the Unincorporated Areas of Richland County, SC
Document Number: E8-1209
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) withdraws the proposed flood elevation determination published October 16, 2007 for the Unincorporated Areas of Richland County, South Carolina (72 FR 58598).
Nevada; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-728
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-16
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 Nevada (FEMA-1738-DR), dated January 8, 2008, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-725
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part 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, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-724
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-722
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations; Correction
Document Number: E8-721
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Homeland Securtiy
This document corrects the table to a proposed rule published in the Federal Register of September 11, 2007. This correction clarifies the table representing the flooding source(s), location of referenced elevation, the effective and modified elevation in feet and the communities affected for Graham County, North Carolina, and Incorporated Areas; specifically, for flooding source ``Cochran Creek,'' than was previously published.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-706
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This interim rule lists communities where modification of the Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. New flood insurance premium rates will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their contents.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-703
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) are finalized for the communities listed below. These modified BFEs will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-700
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) are finalized for the communities listed below. These modified BFEs will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-695
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-692
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E8-690
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-16
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.
Missouri; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-658
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Missouri (FEMA-1736-DR), dated December 27, 2007, and related determinations.
Missouri; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-654
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency for the State of Missouri (FEMA-3281-EM), dated December 12, 2007, and related determinations.
Washington; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-651
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Washington (FEMA-1734-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Washington; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-477
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Washington (FEMA-1734-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-476
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-1735-DR), dated December 18, 2007, and related determinations.
California; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-475
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of California (FEMA-1731-DR), dated October 24, 2007, and related determinations.
Missouri; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-472
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-15
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 Missouri (FEMA-1736-DR), dated December 27, 2007, and related determinations.
Iowa; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-471
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-15
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 Iowa (FEMA-1737-DR), dated January 4, 2008, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-468
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-3280-EM), dated December 10, 2007, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-467
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-1735-DR), dated December 18, 2007, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-466
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission describes 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 includes the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. Title: Collection Financial System. OMB Number: 1660-0011. Abstract: FEMA may request debtors to provide personal financial information on FEMA Form 22-13 concerning their current financial position. With this information, FEMA evaluates whether to allow debtors to pay the FEMA debts under installment repayment agreements and if so, under what terms. FEMA also uses this data to determine whether to compromise, suspend, or completely terminate collection efforts on respondent's debts. This data is also used to locate the debtor's assets if the debts are sent for judicial enforcement. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Number of Respondents: 1000. Estimated Time per Respondent: .75 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 750 hours. Frequency of Response: Once per year. Comments: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, and sent via electronic mail to oirasubmission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974. Comments must be submitted on or before February 13, 2008.
Oregon; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-465
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Oregon (FEMA-1733-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Oregon; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-464
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-14
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oregon (FEMA-1733-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.