Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 57886-57887 [05-19814]

Download as PDF 57886 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 191 / Tuesday, October 4, 2005 / Notices provided in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Due to the time it takes to process renewal applications, mariners who visit an REC to obtain a duplicate credential that is within one year of expiration are strongly encouraged to apply for a renewal or upgraded credential at the same time that they receive their duplicate credential. Authority: 46 U.S.C. 2103, 2110, 7101, 7302, 7501, 7502, and Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. Dated: September 30, 2005. T.H. Gilmour, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection. [FR Doc. 05–19988 Filed 9–30–05; 2:23 pm] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: 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 proposed continuing information collections. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), this notice seeks comments concerning Federal Assistance for Offsite Radiological Emergency Planning. Executive Order 12657, dated November 18, 1988, charged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other Federal agencies with emergency planning response in cases where State and local governments have declined or failed to prepare emergency plans. To implement Executive Order 12657, FEMA worked with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and other Federal agencies on the Federal Radiological Preparedness Coordinating Committee to develop regulation 44 CFR 352, Commercial Nuclear Power Plants: Emergency Preparedness Planning. This regulation establishes policies and procedures for a licensee submission of a certification of ‘‘decline or fail,’’ and for FEMA determination concerning Federal assistance to the licensee; and also establishes policies and procedures for providing Federal support for offsite planning and preparedness. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of Information Title: Federal Assistance for Offsite Radiological Emergency Planning. Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0024. Form Numbers: None. Abstract: In accordance with Executive Order 12657, FEMA will need certain information from the licensee in order to form a decision as to whether or not a condition of ‘‘decline or fail’’ exists on the part of State or local governments (44 CFR 352.3–4). This information will be collected by the appropriate FEMA Regional Office or Headquarters. Also in accordance with the Executive Order, when a licensee requests Federal facilities or resources, FEMA will need information from the NRC as to whether the licensee has made maximum use of its resources and the extent to which the licensee has complied with 10 CFR 50.47 (c)(1) and 44 CFR 352.5. This information will be collected by the NRC and will be provided to FEMA through consultation between the two agencies. Affected Public: Business or Other For Profit (Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensees of commercial nuclear power plants). Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 160. ANNUAL BURDEN HOURS Project/activity (survey, form(s), focus group, etc.) Number of respondents (A) Frequency of responses (B) Burden hours per respondent (C) 1 1 1 1 40 20 1 1 40 20 1 1 40 1 40 1 1 30 1 30 1 1 1 30 1 30 160 Submit to the host FEMA Regional Director Certification that a decline or fail situation exists from the Chief Executive officer or Licensee ............................................... Document why assistance is needed .................................. Document request to and responses from the Governor(s) or Local Officials with respects to efforts taken by Licensee to secure their participation, cooperation, commitment of resources or document timely correction of planning and preparedness failure ................................... Document Licensee’s maximum feasible use of its resources ............................................................................. Document efforts to secure the use of State and Local government and volunteer resources .............................. Total .............................................................................. Estimated Cost: $4,171. Comments: Written comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Oct 03, 2005 Jkt 205001 information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Annual responses (A×B) Total annual burden hours (A×B×C) technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Comments should be received within 60 days of the date of this notice. Interested persons should submit written comments to Chief, Records Management Section, ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 191 / Tuesday, October 4, 2005 / Notices Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 500 C Street, SW., Room 316, Washington, DC 20472. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Vanessa E. Quinn, Chief, Radiological Emergency Preparedness Section, Nuclear and Chemical Hazards Branch, (202) 646–3664 for additional information. You may contact the Records Management Section for copies of the proposed collection of information at facsimile number (202) 646–3347 or e-mail address: FEMAInformation-Collections@dhs.gov. Households Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050 Individuals and Households ProgramOther Needs; 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) Dated: September 27, 2005. Darcy Bingham, Branch Chief, Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division. [FR Doc. 05–19814 Filed 10–3–05; 8:45 am] [FEMA–1605–DR] R. David Paulison, Acting Under Secretary, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 05–19810 Filed 10–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Alabama; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration BILLING CODE 9110–21–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ACTION: Alabama; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Alabama (FEMA–3214–EM), dated August 28, 2005, and related determinations. SUMMARY: September 26, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the incident period for this emergency is closed effective September 26, 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, Individuals and Households Housing; 97.049, Individuals and Jkt 205001 Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1607–DR] Louisiana; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. Notice. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA–1607–DR), dated September 24, 2005, and related determinations. EFFECTIVE DATE: September 27, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana is hereby amended to include the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the catastrophe declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of September 24, 2005: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FEMA–3214–EM] 16:55 Oct 03, 2005 AGENCY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Alabama (FEMA–1605–DR), dated August 29, 2005, and related determinations. SUMMARY: Federal Emergency Management Agency VerDate Aug<31>2005 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. EFFECTIVE DATE: 57887 EFFECTIVE DATE: September 26, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. Notice is hereby given that the incident period for this disaster is closed effective September 26, 2005. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (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, Individuals and Households Housing; 97.049, Individuals and Households Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050 Individuals and Households Program—Other Needs; 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) R. David Paulison, Acting Under Secretary, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 05–19813 Filed 10–3–05; 8:45 am] The parishes of Allen, Lafourche, and Terrebonne for Individual Assistance (already designated for debris removal and emergency protective measures [Categories A and B] under the Public Assistance program, including direct Federal assistance.) (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, Individuals and Households Housing; 97.049, Individuals and Households Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050 Individuals and Households ProgramOther Needs, 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) R. David Paulison, Acting Under Secretary, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 05–19811 Filed 10–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P BILLING CODE 9110–10–P PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 191 (Tuesday, October 4, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57886-57887]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-19814]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

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

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: 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 proposed continuing information collections. In 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)), this notice seeks comments concerning Federal 
Assistance for Offsite Radiological Emergency Planning.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Executive Order 12657, dated November 18, 
1988, charged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other 
Federal agencies with emergency planning response in cases where State 
and local governments have declined or failed to prepare emergency 
plans. To implement Executive Order 12657, FEMA worked with the Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission (NRC) and other Federal agencies on the Federal 
Radiological Preparedness Coordinating Committee to develop regulation 
44 CFR 352, Commercial Nuclear Power Plants: Emergency Preparedness 
Planning. This regulation establishes policies and procedures for a 
licensee submission of a certification of ``decline or fail,'' and for 
FEMA determination concerning Federal assistance to the licensee; and 
also establishes policies and procedures for providing Federal support 
for offsite planning and preparedness.

Collection of Information

    Title: Federal Assistance for Offsite Radiological Emergency 
Planning.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved 
collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0024.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Abstract: In accordance with Executive Order 12657, FEMA will need 
certain information from the licensee in order to form a decision as to 
whether or not a condition of ``decline or fail'' exists on the part of 
State or local governments (44 CFR 352.3-4). This information will be 
collected by the appropriate FEMA Regional Office or Headquarters. Also 
in accordance with the Executive Order, when a licensee requests 
Federal facilities or resources, FEMA will need information from the 
NRC as to whether the licensee has made maximum use of its resources 
and the extent to which the licensee has complied with 10 CFR 50.47 
(c)(1) and 44 CFR 352.5. This information will be collected by the NRC 
and will be provided to FEMA through consultation between the two 
agencies.
    Affected Public: Business or Other For Profit (Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission licensees of commercial nuclear power plants).
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 160.

                                               Annual Burden Hours
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                     Number of                     Burden hours       Annual       Total annual
    Project/activity (survey,       respondents    Frequency of   per respondent     responses     burden hours
   form(s), focus group, etc.)          (A)        responses (B)        (C)            (AxB)          (AxBxC)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Submit to the host FEMA Regional               1               1              40               1              40
 Director Certification that a
 decline or fail situation
 exists from the Chief Executive
 officer or Licensee............
Document why assistance is                     1               1              20               1              20
 needed.........................
Document request to and                        1               1              40               1              40
 responses from the Governor(s)
 or Local Officials with
 respects to efforts taken by
 Licensee to secure their
 participation, cooperation,
 commitment of resources or
 document timely correction of
 planning and preparedness
 failure........................
Document Licensee's maximum                    1               1              30               1              30
 feasible use of its resources..
Document efforts to secure the                 1               1              30               1              30
 use of State and Local
 government and volunteer
 resources......................
    Total.......................               1  ..............  ..............  ..............             160
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Estimated Cost: $4,171.
    Comments: Written comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether 
the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 
(d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who 
are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses. Comments should be received within 60 days of 
the date of this notice.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit written comments to Chief, 
Records Management Section,

[[Page 57887]]

Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology 
Services Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency 
Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 
500 C Street, SW., Room 316, Washington, DC 20472.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Vanessa E. Quinn, Chief, 
Radiological Emergency Preparedness Section, Nuclear and Chemical 
Hazards Branch, (202) 646-3664 for additional information. You may 
contact the Records Management Section for copies of the proposed 
collection of information at facsimile number (202) 646-3347 or e-mail 
address: FEMA-Information-Collections@dhs.gov.

    Dated: September 27, 2005.
Darcy Bingham,
Branch Chief, Information Resources Management Branch, Information 
Technology Services Division.
[FR Doc. 05-19814 Filed 10-3-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-21-P