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Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Mexico
Document Number: 2020-11154
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Mexico into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Mexico border. Such travel will be limited to ``essential travel,'' as further defined in this document.
Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Canada
Document Number: 2020-11145
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such travel will be limited to ``essential travel,'' as further defined in this document.
South Carolina; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-11109
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
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 South Carolina (FEMA-4542-DR), dated May 1, 2020, and related determinations.
Tennessee; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-11107
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
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 Tennessee (FEMA-4541-DR), dated April 24, 2020, and related determinations.
Kentucky; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-11106
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
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 Kentucky (FEMA-4540-DR), dated April 24, 2020, and related determinations.
Washington; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-11105
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
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 Washington (FEMA-4539-DR), dated April 23, 2020, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-11104
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
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 Mississippi (FEMA-4538-DR), dated April 23, 2020, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2020-11103
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
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 Mississippi (FEMA-4536-DR), dated April 16, 2020, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-11102
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Mississippi (FEMA-4536-DR), dated April 16, 2020, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-11101
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Mississippi (FEMA-4536-DR), dated April 16, 2020, and related determinations.
Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 7 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2020-11100
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA-4473-DR), dated January 16, 2020, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program
Document Number: 2020-11081
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
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 Program Policy Forms
Document Number: 2020-11046
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
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 to take this opportunity to comment on a reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. 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.
Special Local Regulation; Upper Potomac River, National Harbor, MD
Document Number: 2020-10979
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On April 2, 2020, the Coast Guard published a notice of proposed rulemaking to establish temporary special local regulations on June 20, 2020, to provide for the safety of life on certain navigable waters of the Upper Potomac River during the Washington, DC Sharkfest Swim. The Coast Guard is publishing this revised notice of proposed rulemaking because the event sponsor has postponed the event until September 27, 2020. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Announcement of Vessel Manifest Confidentiality Online Application and Update of Mailing and Email Addresses for Submission of Vessel Manifest Confidentiality Certifications
Document Number: 2020-10802
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document makes technical amendments U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations by updating the mailing address and codifying the email address for submitting requests for confidential treatment of vessel manifest certifications. In addition, this document amends the regulations to announce a new way to submit requests for confidential treatment of vessel manifest certificationsvia the Vessel Manifest Confidentiality Online Application, an online portal on www.CBP.gov. This document also makes other technical conforming changes, specifically updating names and references.
Special Local Regulation; Ohio River, Louisville, KY
Document Number: 2020-10633
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a special local regulation for all navigable waters of the Ohio River from mile marker (MM) 597.0 to MM 607.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Louisville, KY, during Thunder over Louisville. Entry into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Exemption From Regulatory Requirements Limiting the Initiation of Flight Training to 180 Days or Less for Aliens Who Have an Approved Security Threat Assessment
Document Number: 2020-10960
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is granting a temporary exemption from certain requirements in 49 CFR part 1552 regarding the timeframe within which a flight school must initiate flight training for alien flight students (candidates) who have an approved TSA security threat assessment (STA). For the duration of this exemption, TSA grants an extension from 180 days to 365 calendar days for candidates to begin training if the candidate's information and fees for an STA were submitted on or between December 1, 2019 and September 1, 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Suspicious/Criminal Activity Tip Reporting
Document Number: 2020-10950
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance. This information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 13, 2019, allowing for a 60-day comment period. ICE received no comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Approval of AmSpec LLC (Rensselaer, NY), as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2020-10949
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Rensselaer, NY), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 23, 2019.
Approval of AmSpec LLC (Glen Burnie, MD) as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2020-10948
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Glen Burnie, MD), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of October 9, 2019.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (St. James, LA) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10947
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (St. James, LA), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of December 18, 2019.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10946
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of October 16, 2019.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: TSA PreCheckTM
Document Number: 2020-10937
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0059, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a revision of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on November 4, 2019, 84 FR 59401. The collection involves the submission of biographic and biometric information by individuals seeking to enroll in the TSA PreCheck\TM\ (also known as TSA Pre[check][supreg]) Application Program, as well as optional surveys sponsored by TSA to current and former applicants related to customer service, enrollment processes, and TSA PreCheck marketing.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc. (Houston, TX), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10839
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc. (Houston, TX), has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of July 11, 2019.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale, FL), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10838
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale, FL), has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of July 25, 2019.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc. (Deer Park, TX), as a Commercial Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10837
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc. (Deer Park, TX), has been accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 17, 2019.
Accreditation and Approval of Quality Custom Inspection and Laboratories, Inc. (Pasadena, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10832
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Quality Custom Inspection and Laboratories, Inc. (Pasadena, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 6, 2018.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Federal Emergency Management Agency Individual Assistance Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Document Number: 2020-10810
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
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.
Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc. (St. Louis, MO) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10779
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek USA, Inc. (St. Louis, MO), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 13, 2019.
Accreditation of Intertek USA, Inc. (St. James, LA), as a Commercial Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10778
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek USA, Inc. (St. James, LA), has been accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes as of December 18, 2019.
Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc. (Deer Park, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10777
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek USA, Inc. (Deer Park, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 12, 2019.
Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc. (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10776
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek USA, Inc. (Ft. Lauderdale, FL), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of July 24, 2019.
Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc. (Bellingham, WA) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10775
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek, USA Inc. (Bellingham, WA), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 26, 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Application To Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status
Document Number: 2020-10766
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed extension of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Citizenship and Integration Direct Services Grant Program
Document Number: 2020-10765
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed extension of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Accreditation and Approval of Camin Cargo Control, Inc. (Fife, WA), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10663
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Camin Cargo Control, Inc. (Fife, WA), has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 27, 2019.
Accreditation and Approval of NMK Resources, Inc. (Pasadena, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10662
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that NMK Resources, Inc. (Pasadena, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of October 11, 2017.
Accreditation and Approval of Camin Cargo Control, Inc. (Bellingham, WA), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2020-10661
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Camin Cargo Control, Inc. (Bellingham, WA), has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 29, 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Generic Clearance for Improving Customer Experience (OMB Circular A-11, Section 280 Implementation)
Document Number: 2020-10546
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, is announcing an opportunity for public comment on a new proposed collection of information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on new collection proposed by the Agency.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Facility Access Request
Document Number: 2020-10513
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-18
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.
Notice of Revocation of Customs Brokers' Licenses; Correction
Document Number: 2020-10395
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document corrects six errors in the list of customs brokers' licenses revoked by operation of law, without prejudice, for failure to file a triennial status report that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in the Federal Register on February 20, 2019. The six errors consist of erroneously identified revocations.
Security Zone; Potomac River, Montgomery County, MD
Document Number: 2020-10152
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is finalizing regulations for a security zone for certain waters of the Potomac River to prevent waterside threats and incidents while persons protected by the United States Secret Service (USSS) are at the Trump National Golf Club at Potomac Falls, VA. This regulation prohibits vessels and people from entering the security zone unless specifically exempt under the provisions in this rule or granted specific permission from the COTP Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative. This regulation also governs activities of vessels and persons already in the security zone when it is activated.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Passenger and Crew Manifest
Document Number: 2020-10455
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than July 14, 2020) to be assured of consideration.
Tuna Tariff-Rate Quota for Calendar Year 2020 for Tuna Classifiable Under Subheading 1604.14.22, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS)
Document Number: 2020-10415
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Each year, the tariff-rate quota for tuna described in subheading 1604.14.22, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), is calculated as a percentage of the tuna in airtight containers entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the preceding calendar year. This document sets forth the tariff-rate quota for Calendar Year 2020.
Notice of Revocation of Customs Brokers' Licenses
Document Number: 2020-10396
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice of the revocation by operation of law of customs brokers' licenses.
Determination Pursuant to Section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as Amended
Document Number: 2020-10383
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security has determined, pursuant to law, that it is necessary to waive certain laws, regulations, and other legal requirements in order to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international land border in Webb County, Texas, and Zapata County, Texas.
National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Initial Solicitation for Members
Document Number: 2020-10382
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is requesting applications from persons in interested in membership on the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (``Committee''). This recently established Committee will advise the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to personnel in the United States merchant marine, including the training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness of mariners. Please read the notice for description of Committee positions we are seeking to fill.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Nonprofit Security Grant Program
Document Number: 2020-10380
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-15
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 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 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). The NSGP provides funding support for security related enhancements to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist attack.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2020-10203
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule to establish temporary special local regulations for certain waters of the Choptank River. The rulemaking was initiated to establish a special local regulations during the ``Maryland Freedom Swim,'' a marine event to be held on certain navigable waters of the Choptank River between Trappe, MD, and Cambridge, MD, on May 30, 2020. The proposed rule is being withdrawn because it is no longer necessary. The event sponsor has cancelled the swim event.
Temporary Changes to Requirements Affecting H-2B Nonimmigrants Due to the COVID-19 National Emergency
Document Number: 2020-10486
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-05-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
As a result of disruptions and uncertainty to the U.S. economy and international travel caused by the global novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, the Department of Homeland Security (the Department or DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), has decided to temporarily amend the regulations regarding certain temporary nonagricultural workers, and their U.S. employers, within the H-2B nonimmigrant classification. The Department is temporarily removing certain limitations on employers or U.S. agents seeking to hire certain H-2B workers already in the United States to provide temporary labor or services essential to the U.S. food supply chain, and certain H-2B workers, who are essential to the U.S. food supply chain, seeking to extend their stay.