Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 19536-19537 [E6-5535]

Download as PDF 19536 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 72 / Friday, April 14, 2006 / Notices Affairs at OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, or facsimile number (202) 395–7285. Comments must be submitted on or before May 15, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Chief, Records Management, FEMA, 500 C Street, SW., Room 316, Washington, DC 20472, facsimile number (202) 646–3347, or email address FEMA-InformationCollections@dhs.gov. Dated: April 5, 2006. Deborah Moradi, Acting Branch Chief, Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division. [FR Doc. E6–5534 Filed 4–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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 a proposed extension of a previously approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Individual and Family Grant (IFG) Program and the Individuals and Households Program—Other Needs Assistance (IHP-ONA) The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Public Law 93–288, as amended, 44 CFR 206.110 and 44 CFR 206.131, are the statutory and regulatory provisions that governs the programs, why the data is needed, and the purpose of the data collection. This collection of information is essential to the effective monitoring and management of the IFG/IHP-ONA Program by FEMA Regional Office staff who have oversight responsibility of ensuring that States perform and adhere to FEMA regulations and policy guidance. The collection comprises a series of forms and reports, which assist Regional staff in monitoring program delivery to disaster applicants and complying with other Federal SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Requirements (flood insurance, environment assessments and floodplain management). Collection of Information Title: Individual and Family Grant (IFG) and the Individuals and Households Program—Other Needs Assistance (IHP-ONA). Type of Information Collection: Extension of a previously approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0018. Form Numbers: FEMA Form 76–27, Individual Assistance Initial Report; FEMA Form 76–28, Individual Assistance Status Report; FEMA Form 76–29, Individual Assistance Final Statistical Report; FEMA Form 76–32, Worksheet for Case File Reviews; FEMA Form 76–34, Checklist for IFG/IHP-ONA Program Review; FEMA Form 76–38, Floodplain Management Analysis. Abstract: This collection of information is essential to the effective monitoring and management of the IFG/ IHP-ONA Program by FEMA Regional Office staff who have oversight responsibility of ensuring that the State perform and adhere to FEMA regulations and policy guidance. Affected Public: Federal, State, local or tribal governments. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 301 hours. ANNUAL BURDEN HOURS 76–27 76–28 76–29 76–32 76–34 76–38 Frequency of responses Burden hours per respondent Annual responses Total annual burden hours (B) (C) (A×B ) (A×B×C) .............................................................................. .............................................................................. .............................................................................. .............................................................................. .............................................................................. .............................................................................. 40 40 40 40 40 40 1 26 1 1 1 1 .25 .08 .50 .50 4.00 2.00 40 1,040 40 40 40 2 10 87 20 20 160 4 Total .............................................................................. wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES FF FF FF FF FF FF No. of respondents (A) Project/activity (survey, form(s), focus group, worksheet, etc.) 40 ........................ 7.33 1,202 301 Estimated Cost: Total cost to all respondents combined is estimated at $6, 239.00 with average cost per respondent of $151.00. The total estimated annual cost to the Federal Government is $13,200.00. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:37 Apr 13, 2006 Jkt 208001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Comments must be submitted on or before June 13, 2006. Interested persons should submit written comments to Chief, Records Management Section, Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Room 316, Washington, DC 20472. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 72 / Friday, April 14, 2006 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Michael Gancie, Program Specialist, (202) 314–5505 for additional information. You may contact the Records Management Branch for copies of the proposed collection of information at facsimile number (202) 646–3347 or e-mail address: FEMAInformation-Collections@dhs.gov. Dated: April 5, 2006. Deborah Moradi, Acting Branch Chief, Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division. [FR Doc. E6–5535 Filed 4–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission describes 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 includes the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. Title: The Declaration Process: Requests for Damage Assessment, Federal Disaster Assistance, Cost Share Adjustment, and Appeals. OMB Number: 1660–0009. Abstract: When a disaster occurs in a State, the Governor of the State or the Acting Governor in his/her absence, may request a major disaster declaration or an emergency declaration. The Governor should submit the request to the President through the appropriate Regional Director to ensure prompt acknowledgment and processing. The information obtained by joint Federal, State, and local preliminary damage assessments will be analyzed by FEMA regional senior level staff. The regional summary and the regional analysis and recommendation shall include a VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:37 Apr 13, 2006 Jkt 208001 discussion of State and local resources and capabilities, and other assistance available to meet the disaster related needs. The Director of FEMA provides a recommendation to the President and also provides a copy of the Governor’s request. In the event the information required by law is not contained in the request, the Governor’s request cannot be processed and forwarded to the White House. In the event the Governor’s request for a major disaster declaration or an emergency declaration is not granted, the Governor may appeal the decision. Affected Public: State, local or tribal governments, and other Federal agencies. Number of Respondents: 58. Estimated Time per Respondent: 76 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,224. Frequency of Response: Per Disaster Declaration Request. Comments: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, or facsimile number (202) 395–7285. Comments must be submitted on or before May 15, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Chief, Records Management, FEMA, 500 C Street, SW., Room 316, Washington, DC 20472, facsimile number (202) 646–3347, or email address FEMA-InformationCollections@dhs.gov. Dated: April 5, 2006. Deborah Moradi, Acting Branch Chief, Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division. [FR Doc. E6–5536 Filed 4–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19537 Notice and request for comments. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission describes 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 includes the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. Title: National Flood Insurance Program Policy Forms. OMB Number: 1660–0006. Abstract: FEMA will use the National Flood Insurance Program Policy Forms to collect information needed to issue and to accommodate the changing insurance needs of policyholders. Policies are marketed through the facilities of licensed insurance agents or brokers in various States. Applications from agents or brokers are forwarded to a servicing company designated as fiscal agent by Federal Insurance Administration. Upon receipt and examination of applications and required premium, servicing companies will issue appropriate Federal flood insurance policies. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms, and State, local, or tribal government. Number of Respondents: 228,400.1 Estimated Time per Respondent: 8.52 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 22,300 hours.2 Frequency of Response: On occasion. Comments: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, or facsimile number (202) 395–7285. Comments must be submitted on or before May 15, 2006. 1 The burden estimates and number of respondents has changed since publication of the 60-day Federal Register notice dated February 14, 2006. The total number of respondents has decreased from 254,100 to 228,400 (¥25,700). 2 The burden hours for this information collection have decreased from 25,125 to 22,300 (¥2,825) estimated burden hours. These changes are due to a program revaluation of applicants who bought, renewed, endorsed (changed) or cancelled NFIP policies. E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 72 (Friday, April 14, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19536-19537]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-5535]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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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 a proposed extension of a previously approved information 
collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
this notice seeks comments concerning the Individual and Family Grant 
(IFG) Program and the Individuals and Households Program--Other Needs 
Assistance (IHP-ONA)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and 
Emergency Assistance Act, Public Law 93-288, as amended, 44 CFR 206.110 
and 44 CFR 206.131, are the statutory and regulatory provisions that 
governs the programs, why the data is needed, and the purpose of the 
data collection. This collection of information is essential to the 
effective monitoring and management of the IFG/IHP-ONA Program by FEMA 
Regional Office staff who have oversight responsibility of ensuring 
that States perform and adhere to FEMA regulations and policy guidance. 
The collection comprises a series of forms and reports, which assist 
Regional staff in monitoring program delivery to disaster applicants 
and complying with other Federal Requirements (flood insurance, 
environment assessments and floodplain management).

Collection of Information

    Title: Individual and Family Grant (IFG) and the Individuals and 
Households Program--Other Needs Assistance (IHP-ONA).
    Type of Information Collection: Extension of a previously approved 
collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0018.
    Form Numbers: FEMA Form 76-27, Individual Assistance Initial 
Report; FEMA Form 76-28, Individual Assistance Status Report; FEMA Form 
76-29, Individual Assistance Final Statistical Report; FEMA Form 76-32, 
Worksheet for Case File Reviews; FEMA Form 76-34, Checklist for IFG/
IHP-ONA Program Review; FEMA Form 76-38, Floodplain Management 
Analysis.
    Abstract: This collection of information is essential to the 
effective monitoring and management of the IFG/IHP-ONA Program by FEMA 
Regional Office staff who have oversight responsibility of ensuring 
that the State perform and adhere to FEMA regulations and policy 
guidance.
    Affected Public: Federal, State, local or tribal governments.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 301 hours.

                                               Annual Burden Hours
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                                      No. of       Frequency of    Burden hours       Annual       Total annual
    Project/activity (survey,       respondents      responses    per respondent     responses     burden hours
form(s), focus group, worksheet, -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
              etc.)                     (A)             (B)             (C)           (AxB )          (AxBxC)
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FF 76-27........................              40               1             .25              40              10
FF 76-28........................              40              26             .08           1,040              87
FF 76-29........................              40               1             .50              40              20
FF 76-32........................              40               1             .50              40              20
FF 76-34........................              40               1            4.00              40             160
FF 76-38........................              40               1            2.00               2               4
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    Total.......................              40  ..............            7.33           1,202             301
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    Estimated Cost: Total cost to all respondents combined is estimated 
at $6, 239.00 with average cost per respondent of $151.00. The total 
estimated annual cost to the Federal Government is $13,200.00.
    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 must be submitted on or before June 
13, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit written comments to Chief, 
Records Management Section, Information Resources Management Branch, 
Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency Management 
Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Room 316, Washington, DC 20472.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Michael Gancie, Program 
Specialist, (202) 314-5505 for additional information. You may contact 
the Records Management Branch for copies of the proposed collection of 
information at facsimile number (202) 646-3347 or e-mail address: FEMA-
Information-Collections@dhs.gov.

    Dated: April 5, 2006.
Deborah Moradi,
Acting Branch Chief, Information Resources Management Branch, 
Information Technology Services Division.
[FR Doc. E6-5535 Filed 4-13-06; 8:45 am]
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