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December 9, 2006

DHS issues Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

Filed under: DHS News,Legal Issues — by Christian Beckner on December 9, 2006

New on the Federal Register today:

Semiannual Regulatory Agenda, Department of Homeland Security

Pages 71-84 of this accompanying document summarize DHS’s regulatory agenda and provide information on several key items (e.g. Real ID Act regulations) that are not discussed in the former document.

The major pending regulatory activities at DHS listed in two documents include:

● DHS NPRM on Public Transportation Security Grants: December 2006
● TSA Final Rule on TWIC: December 2006
● TSA Final Rule on Protection of Sensitive Security Information: December 2006
● TSA NPRM for Rail Transportation Security: December 2006
● TSA NPRM for the Secure Flight Program: January 2007
● USCIS NPRM on Religious Worker Visas: January 2007
● CBP Final Rule on Advanced Passenger Manifests: February 2007
● DHS NPRM for the use of Sensitive Homeland Security Information: February 2007
● USCG NPRM on the Long Range Tracking and Identification of Vessels: February 2007
● USCG NPRM for Vessel Notices of Arrival and Departure, and the Automatic Identification System: February 2007
● DHS NPRM on Driver’s License and ID Federal Standards (i.e. REAL ID Act): March 2007
● DHS NPRM on Safety Act-related changes to Homeland Security Acquisition Rules: March 2007
● CBP NPRM for Container Seals: April 2007
● DHS Interim Final Rule on Chemical Security Standards: April 2007

Update 12/9: Post modified to reflect information from second relevant document linked above.

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