Federal Emergency Management Agency January 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2012-1432
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-25
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).
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2012-1318
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-24
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.
National Advisory Council
Document Number: 2012-1317
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The National Advisory Council will meet on February 16, 2012, in San Francisco, CA. The meeting will be open to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Write Your Own (WYO) Company Participation Criteria; New Applicant
Document Number: 2012-1313
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, National Flood Insurance Claims Appeals Process
Document Number: 2012-1312
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-24
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.
Massachusetts; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2012-1111
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (FEMA-4051-DR), dated January 6, 2012, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 12 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2012-1109
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-4029-DR), dated September 9, 2011, and related determinations.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2012-1103
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-20
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.
Recovery Directorate Fact Sheet 9580.213, Residential Electrical Meter Repair-“Power Up”
Document Number: 2012-931
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is accepting comments on Recovery Directorate Fact Sheet 9580.213, Residential Electrical Meter Repair``Power Up.''
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2012-929
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2012-900
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Disaster Assistance Registration
Document Number: 2012-633
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, Application for Community Disaster Loan (CDL) Program
Document Number: 2012-631
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-17
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 extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Community Disaster Loan (CDL) Program. This collection allows the government to make loans to communities that have suffered economic problems due to disasters.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Federal Hotel and Motel Fire Safety Declaration Form
Document Number: 2012-630
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Suspension of Community Eligibility for Repealing Its Floodplain Management Regulations
Document Number: 2012-489
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA is suspending one community because it repealed its floodplain management regulations under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). If documentation is received from the community before the effective suspension date, indicating it has amended its floodplain management regulations in compliance with the NFIP requirements, FEMA will withdraw the suspension by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2012-488
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-12
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: 2012-485
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-12
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, National Fire Department Census
Document Number: 2012-484
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-12
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 revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the use of a form to collect data for the development and continuation of the National Fire Department Census.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Public Assistance Customer Satisfaction Survey
Document Number: 2012-483
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Virginia; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2011-33778
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Virginia (FEMA-4042-DR), dated November 4, 2011, and related determinations.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2011-33773
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-05
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: 2011-33772
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-05
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.