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

Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-9260
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-29
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: E8-9225
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-29
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).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-9238
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-28
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 continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the need to conduct a continuous evaluation of emergency management training programs as it relates to the knowledge and skills gained by participants through various courses.
Wisconsin; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-9229
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Wisconsin (FEMA-3285-EM), dated March 19, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-9228
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-28
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-1751-DR), dated March 26, 2008, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-9223
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-28
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 public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning information collections required for Fire Management Assistance Grant Program (FMAGP) eligibility determinations, grants management, and compliance with other Federal laws and regulations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-9208
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-28
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 continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the need to continue collecting information from individuals and States in order to provide and/or administer disaster assistance through the Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program (IHP).
National Advisory Council
Document Number: E8-8828
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-23
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, the newly formed subcommittees will be reporting back regarding their work since the meeting in February, 2008. The meeting will be open to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-8561
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-21
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.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-8558
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-21
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-1751-DR), dated March 26, 2008, and related determinations.
Missouri; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-8456
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-18
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Missouri (FEMA-1749-DR), dated March 19, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-8454
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-18
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-1751-DR), dated March 26, 2008, and related determinations.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-8332
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-18
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: E8-8325
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-17
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.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-8324
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-17
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: E8-8323
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-17
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: E8-8310
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-17
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).
Disaster Assistance; Change in Federal Share for Alternate Projects for Public Facilities
Document Number: E8-8186
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-16
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This final rule makes a conforming amendment to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public Assistance regulations to reflect two changes to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (the Stafford Act) made by the Security and Accountability For Every Port Act of 2006 (the SAFE Port Act). The first change amends the percentage of the Federal contribution for alternate projects from 75 percent to 90 percent of the Federal share of the Federal estimate of eligible costs for public facilities. The second change removes language that provided for Federal funding of 90 percent of the Federal share of the approved Federal estimate of eligible costs for alternate projects in areas with unstable soil. These changes are technical and conforming amendments that revise FEMA's regulations to conform with amendments to the Stafford Act. FEMA is exercising no discretion in implementing these changes.
Kentucky; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-7595
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Kentucky (FEMA-1746-DR), dated February 21, 2008, and related determinations.
Missouri; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-7594
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Missouri (FEMA-1749-DR), dated March 19, 2008, and related determinations.
California; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-7593
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-10
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.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-6914
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-09
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 flood plain 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).
Missouri; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-7047
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-04
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Missouri (FEMA-1749-DR), dated March 19, 2008, and related determinations.
Georgia; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-7045
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-04
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA-1750-DR), dated March 20, 2008, and related determinations.
Georgia; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-7044
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-04
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 Georgia (FEMA-1750-DR), dated March 20, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-7042
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-04
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-1751-DR), dated March 26, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-7041
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-04
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-1751-DR), dated March 26, 2008, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-7040
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-04
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-3284-EM), dated March 14, 2008, and related determinations.
Kentucky; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-7024
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-04
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Kentucky (FEMA-1746-DR), dated February 21, 2008, and related determinations.
Missouri; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-7021
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-04
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-1749-DR), dated March 19, 2008, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-7016
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-04
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-3284-EM), dated March 14, 2008, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-6913
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-03
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: E8-6912
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-03
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: E8-6911
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-03
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: E8-6910
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-03
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: E8-6909
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-03
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: E8-6908
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-03
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.
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); Assistance to Private Sector Property Insurers; Write-Your-Own Arrangement
Document Number: E8-6898
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule amends portions of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Federal Insurance Administration, Financial Assistance/ Subsidy Arrangement (Arrangement) between Write-Your-Own Companies (WYO Companies) and FEMA. The rule makes technical changes intended to assist WYO Companies by recognizing each party's duties under the Arrangement and amends the way FEMA communicates changes to the Unallocated Loss Adjustment Expenses (ULAE) compensation rate to WYO Companies.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E8-6777
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-02
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.