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

Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2012-18668
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-31
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, National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System (NEFRLS)
Document Number: 2012-18574
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
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 revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the FEMA National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System (NEFRLS), which allows adults that have been displaced by a Presidentially-declared disaster or emergency to reunify with their families.
Housing Assistance Due to Structural Damage
Document Number: 2012-18568
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Under the authority of section 408 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides grants to individuals and households to repair or replace their homes after a Presidentially- declared major disaster or emergency. FEMA proposes to revise its repair, replacement, and housing construction assistance regulations to clarify the eligibility criteria for assistance and implement changes to section 408 of the Stafford Act that were made by the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (PKEMRA).
West Virginia; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2012-18532
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of West Virginia (FEMA-3345-EM), dated June 30, 2012, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2012-18531
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
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: 2012-18529
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
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 Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2012-18494
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-30
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: 2012-18493
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-30
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.
Florida; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2012-18492
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-4068-DR), dated July 3, 2012, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2012-18491
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-4068-DR), dated July 3, 2012, and related determinations.
Florida; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2012-18487
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
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 Florida (FEMA-4068-DR), dated July 3, 2012, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2012-18486
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-4068-DR), dated July 3, 2012, and related determinations.
Ohio; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2012-18480
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Ohio (FEMA-3346-EM), dated June 30, 2012, and related determinations.
Colorado; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2012-18479
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Colorado (FEMA-4067-DR), dated June 28, 2012, and related determinations.
Preliminary Damage Assessment for Individual Assistance Operations Manual (9327.2-PR)
Document Number: 2012-18133
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-25
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides notice of the availability of the final Preliminary Damage Assessment for Individual Assistance Operations Manual (9327.2-PR). The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a notice of availability and request for comment for the proposed policy on October 13, 2011.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2012-17810
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-23
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
Document Number: 2012-17361
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-17
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. There has been a correction in the burden estimate of 476 since publication of the 60 day Federal Register Notice, 77 FR 27076, May 8, 2012. There has been an adjustment decrease of 114 burden hours due to consolidation of FEMA Form 089-13 with FEMA Form 089-0-10A thru I Workbook. Therefore the estimated total annual burden hours are currently 364 hours.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2012-17191
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-13
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: 2012-17060
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-13
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.
Ohio; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2012-16980
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Ohio (FEMA-3346-EM), dated June 30, 2012, and related determinations.
West Virginia; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2012-16979
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of West Virginia (FEMA-3345-EM), dated June 30, 2012, and related determinations.
Colorado; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2012-16978
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-12
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 Colorado (FEMA-4067-DR), dated June 28, 2012, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2012-16977
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-12
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 Oklahoma (FEMA-4064-DR), dated June 14, 2012, and related determinations.
Vermont; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2012-16973
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-12
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-4066-DR), dated June 22, 2012, and related determinations.
Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy
Document Number: 2012-16972
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet by teleconference on July 26, 2012. The meeting will be open to the public.
Florida; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2012-16971
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-4068-DR), dated July 3, 2012, and related determinations.
New Hampshire; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2012-16969
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-12
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 New Hampshire (FEMA-4065-DR), dated June 15, 2012, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2012-16862
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-10
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.
RP9580.210, Personal Assistance Services in Shelters Fact Sheet
Document Number: 2012-16861
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is accepting comments on Recovery Fact Sheet RP9580.210, Personal Assistance Services in Shelters. The purpose of this new fact sheet is to provide clarification on the eligibility of personal assistance services in congregate and transitional shelters under the Category B, Emergency Protective Measures provision of FEMA's Public Assistance Program.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2012-16362
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-05
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: 2012-16361
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-05
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 Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR part 65). 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.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2012-16348
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-05
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.
Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
Document Number: 2012-16347
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-05
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security