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

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-3908
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed revised information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning State Hazard Mitigation Plan requirements to support State administration of FEMA Mitigation grant programs.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-3906
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Property Acquisition and Relocation for Open Space process as part of the administration of FEMA's mitigation grant programs.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-3905
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-29
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 and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the forms used to collect financial, programmatic and administrative information from States and local governments pertaining to grant and cooperative agreement.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-3904
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning Severe Repetitive Loss Program (SRL) Appeals process as part of the administration of the SRL program.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E8-3628
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-26
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.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations; Correction
Document Number: E8-3368
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This document corrects the table to a proposed rule published in the Federal Register of July 25, 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 Henderson County, North Carolina, and Incorporated Areas; specifically, for flooding source ``Boylston Creek,'' than was previously published.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-3366
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-22
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: E8-3362
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-22
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.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-3347
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-22
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).
Arkansas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-2905
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1744-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
National Advisory Council
Document Number: E8-2904
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the National Advisory Council (NAC) to apply for appointment. As provided for in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007, the Secretary of Homeland Security established the NAC to ensure effective and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters. The NAC consists of 33 members, all of whom are experts and leaders in their respective fields. One-third of the membership was appointed for a one (1) year term-expiring on June 15, 2008. Accordingly, the following discipline areas for the one (1) year expiring terms will be open for applications and nominations: Emergency management, emergency response, health scientist, standards setting, infrastructure protection, communications, disabilities, local government official (non-elected), and tribal elected official. Qualified individuals interested in serving on the NAC are invited to apply for appointment. All ethnicities and genders are encouraged to apply.
Hawaii; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-2901
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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 Hawaii (FEMA-1743-DR), dated February 6, 2008, and related determinations.
Missouri; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-2900
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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-1742-DR), dated February 5, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-2897
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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 Arkansas (FEMA-1744-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-2896
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1744-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Kansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-2383
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-08
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 Kansas (FEMA-1741-DR), dated February 1, 2008, and related determinations.
Indiana; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-2382
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-08
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 Indiana (FEMA-1740-DR), dated January 30, 2008, and related determinations.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-2380
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-08
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-2377
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-08
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 and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the information collection outlined in 44 CFR part 71, as it pertains to application for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) insurance for buildings located in Coastal Barrier Resource System (CBRS) communities. Title: Implementation of Coastal Barrier Resources Act. OMB Number: 1660-0010. Abstract: When an application for flood insurance is submitted for buildings located in CBRS communities, one of the following types of documentation must be submitted as evidence of eligibility: (a) Certification from a community official stating the building is not located in a designated CBRS area, (b) A legally valid building permit or certification from a community official stating that the building's start of construction date preceded the date that the community was identified in the system or c) Certification from the governmental body overseeing the area indicating that the building is used in a manner consistent with the purpose for which the area is protected. Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other for profits; not-for-profit institutions; farms; Federal Government; and State, local or tribal governments. Number of Respondents: 60. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1.5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 90. Frequency of Response: One time. 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 oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974. Comments must be submitted on or before March 10, 2008.