Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Threshold for Recommending a Cost Share Adjustment, 5201 [05-1779]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 20 / Tuesday, February 1, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Threshold for Recommending a Cost Share Adjustment Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: FEMA gives notice that we are increasing the statewide per capita threshold for recommending cost share adjustments for disasters declared on or after January 1, 2005, through December 31, 2005. DATES: Effective Date: February 1, 2005. Applicability Date: This notice applies to major disasters declared on or after January 1, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 44 CFR 206.47, FEMA annually adjusts the statewide per capita threshold that is used to recommend an increase of the Federal cost share from seventy-five percent (75%) to not more than ninety percent (90%) of the eligible cost of permanent work under section 406 and emergency work under section 403 and section 407 of the Stafford Act. The adjustment to the threshold is based on the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published annually by the U.S. Department of Labor. For disasters declared on January 1, 2005, through December 31, 2005, the qualifying threshold is $110 of State population. We base the adjustment on an increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers of 3.3 percent for the 12-month period ended in December 2004. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor released the information on January 19, 2005. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance; 97.048, Individual and Household Housing; 97.049, Individual and Household Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, Individual and Household Program— Other Needs, 97.036, Public Assistance VerDate jul<14>2003 15:06 Jan 31, 2005 Jkt 205001 Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Department of Homeland Security. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency


Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Threshold for 
Recommending a Cost Share Adjustment

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and 
Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: FEMA gives notice that we are increasing the statewide per 
capita threshold for recommending cost share adjustments for disasters 
declared on or after January 1, 2005, through December 31, 2005.

DATES: Effective Date: February 1, 2005. Applicability Date: This 
notice applies to major disasters declared on or after January 1, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2705.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 44 CFR 206.47, FEMA annually 
adjusts the statewide per capita threshold that is used to recommend an 
increase of the Federal cost share from seventy-five percent (75%) to 
not more than ninety percent (90%) of the eligible cost of permanent 
work under section 406 and emergency work under section 403 and section 
407 of the Stafford Act. The adjustment to the threshold is based on 
the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published annually by 
the U.S. Department of Labor. For disasters declared on January 1, 
2005, through December 31, 2005, the qualifying threshold is $110 of 
State population.
    We base the adjustment on an increase in the Consumer Price Index 
for All Urban Consumers of 3.3 percent for the 12-month period ended in 
December 2004. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of 
Labor released the information on January 19, 2005.

(The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) 
are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community 
Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis 
Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, 
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management 
Assistance; 97.048, Individual and Household Housing; 97.049, 
Individual and Household Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, 
Individual and Household Program--Other Needs, 97.036, Public 
Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.)
Michael D. Brown,
Under Secretary, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 05-1779 Filed 1-31-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-10-P