Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Implementation of the Violence Against Women (VAWA) and Justice Department Reauthorization Act of 2005, 1233-1234 [07-53]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 6 / Wednesday, January 10, 2007 / Notices 1233 DRAFT AGENDA OF JANUARY 16, 2007 MEETING—Continued III. Opening Remarks and Introductions .................................................. IV. Approval of October Minutes .............................................................. V. Final Reports and Deliberations .......................................................... A. Convergence of Physical and Cyber Technologies and Related Security Management Challenges. B. Deliberation and Approval of Recommendations of Final Report C. The Prioritization of Critical Infrastructures for a Pandemic Outbreak in the United States. D. Deliberation and Approval of Recommendations of Final Report VI. New Business ..................................................................................... A. Introduction of New Working Group Topic: Assessment of the Insider Threat on Critical Infrastructure. B. Recommendation Follow-up ......................................................... VII. Adjournment ....................................................................................... [FR Doc. 07–59 Filed 1–5–07; 4:30 pm] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1673–DR] Missouri; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Missouri (FEMA–1673–DR), dated December 29, 2006, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: December 29, 2006. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated December 29, 2006, the President declared a major disaster under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act), as follows: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Missouri resulting from severe winter storms during the period of November 30 to December 2, 2006, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:22 Jan 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 NIAC Chairman, Erle A. Nye, Chairman Emeritus, TXU and Corp. Michael Chertoff, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), (Invited). Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (Invited). Frances Fragos Townsend, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism (Invited). NIAC Chairman, Erle A. Nye. NIAC Chairman, Erle A. Nye Presiding. George Conrades, Executive Chairman, Akamai of Technologies, NIAC Member, Margaret Grayson, President, Grayson and Associates, NIAC Member, and Gregory A. Peters, Managing Partner, Collective IQ, NIAC Member. NIAC Members. Chief Rebecca F. Denlinger, Fire Chief, Cobb County, Georgia Fire and Emergency Services, NIAC Member, Martha H. Marsh, Chairman and CEO, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, NIAC Member and Bruce Rohde, Chairman and CEO Emeritus, ConAgra Foods, Inc. NIAC Members. NIAC Chairman, Erle A. Nye, NIAC Members TBD. NIAC Members TBD. Greg Garcia, Assistant Secretary for Cyber Security and Telecommunications, DHS (Invited). NIAC Chairman, Erle A. Nye. Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121– 5206 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of Missouri. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Public Assistance in the designated area, Hazard Mitigation throughout the State, and any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act you may deem appropriate. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. If Other Needs Assistance under Section 408 of the Stafford Act is later requested and warranted, Federal funding under that program will also be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. 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.) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Director, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Thomas J. Costello, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster. I do hereby determine the following areas of the State of Missouri to have been affected adversely by this declared major disaster: Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Implementation of the Violence Against Women (VAWA) and Justice Department Reauthorization Act of 2005 Boone, Cole, Greene, Iron, Reynolds, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, St. Louis, and Washington Counties, and the independent City of St. Louis for Public Assistance. All jurisdictions within the State of Missouri are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval, as required by the paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 R. David Paulison, Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management and Director of FEMA. [FR Doc. E7–115 Filed 1–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5124–N–01] Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing (PIH), HUD. ACTION: Notice of information collection. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\10JAN1.SGM 10JAN1 mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES 1234 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 6 / Wednesday, January 10, 2007 / Notices This is a request for information collection that will be used by PHAs and owners to request that an individual, in response to an incident or incidents of actual or threatened domestic violence, dating violence or stalking that may affect a tenant’s participation in the housing program to request in writing that an individual complete, sign and submit within 14 business days of the request, a HUDapproved certification form. On the form, the individual certifies that he/she is a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, and that the incident or incidences in question are bona fide incidences of such actual or threatened abuse. On the certification form, the individual must provide the name of the perpetrator. PHAs are instructed that the delivery of the certification form to the tenant in response to incident via mail may place the victim at risk, e.g., the abuser may monitor the mail; consequently, PHAs, owners and managers may require that the tenant come into the office to pick up the certification form. PHAs and owners are also encouraged to work with tenants to make delivery arrangements that do not place the tenant at risk. If the individual does not provide the certification form or alternate documentation that may satisfy the certification requirements by the 14th business days or after any extension of that date provided by the PHA, owner or manager, none of the protections afforded to the victim of domestic violence, dating violence or stalking by sections 606 or 607 will apply. The PHA, owner or manager would therefore be free to evict, or terminate assistance, in the circumstances authorized by otherwise applicable law and lease provisions, without regard to the amendments made by section 606 and 607. DATES: Comments due date: March 12, 2007. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and should be sent to: Aneita Waites, Reports Liaison Officer, Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aneita Waites, Reports Liaison Officer, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Aneita_L._Waites@hud.gov, telephone (202) 708–0713. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of the proposed form(s) VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:22 Jan 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 and other available documents may be obtained from Ms. Waites. This Notice informs the public that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB, for processing, an information collection requirement as described above. The Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Implementation of the Violence Against Women and Justice Department Reauthorization Act 2005. Description of Information Collection: This is information collection obtaining signed certification from victims of domestic violence, dating violence or stalking. OMB Control Number: 2577–0249. Agency Form Numbers, if applicable: HUD–50066. Members of Affected Public: Public Housing authorities (PHAs) and Owners participating in the public housing and Section 8 Housing Voucher programs. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of responses, and hours of response: An estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection is 60 minutes per applicant. The estimated number of respondents is 200. The frequency of response is once. The total public burden is estimated to be 200 hours. Status of the Information Collection: Renewal of the previously approved collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: January 4, 2007. Bessy Kong, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Program and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. 07–53 Filed 1–9–07; 8:45am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of the Secretary Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission: Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 552b of Title 5, United States Code, that a meeting of the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2007. The Commission was established pursuant to Public Law 99–647. The purpose of the Commission is to assist Federal, State and local authorities in the development and implementation of an integrated resource management plan for those lands and waters within the Corridor. The meeting will convene on February 15, 2007 at 9 a.m. at the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission office at One Depot Square, Woonsocket, RI 1. Approval of Minutes. 2. Chairman’s Report. 3. Executive Director’s Report. 4. Financial Budget. 5. Public Input. It is anticipated that about twenty-five people will be able to attend the session in addition to the Commission members. Interested persons may make oral or written presentations to the Commission or file written statements. Such requests should be made prior to the meeting to: Thomas Ross, Acting Executive Director, John H. Chafee, Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission, One Depot Square, Woonsocket, RI 02895, Tel.: (401) 7620250. Further information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Larry Gall, Interim Executive Director of the Commission at the aforementioned address. Thomas Ross, Acting Executive Director, BRVNHCC. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5124-N-01]


Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; 
Implementation of the Violence Against Women (VAWA) and Justice 
Department Reauthorization Act of 2005

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 
(PIH), HUD.

ACTION:  Notice of information collection.

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described 
below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review and approval, as required by the paperwork Reduction Act. 
The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.

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    This is a request for information collection that will be used by 
PHAs and owners to request that an individual, in response to an 
incident or incidents of actual or threatened domestic violence, dating 
violence or stalking that may affect a tenant's participation in the 
housing program to request in writing that an individual complete, sign 
and submit within 14 business days of the request, a HUD-approved 
certification form. On the form, the individual certifies that he/she 
is a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, and 
that the incident or incidences in question are bona fide incidences of 
such actual or threatened abuse. On the certification form, the 
individual must provide the name of the perpetrator.
    PHAs are instructed that the delivery of the certification form to 
the tenant in response to incident via mail may place the victim at 
risk, e.g., the abuser may monitor the mail; consequently, PHAs, owners 
and managers may require that the tenant come into the office to pick 
up the certification form. PHAs and owners are also encouraged to work 
with tenants to make delivery arrangements that do not place the tenant 
at risk.
    If the individual does not provide the certification form or 
alternate documentation that may satisfy the certification requirements 
by the 14th business days or after any extension of that date provided 
by the PHA, owner or manager, none of the protections afforded to the 
victim of domestic violence, dating violence or stalking by sections 
606 or 607 will apply. The PHA, owner or manager would therefore be 
free to evict, or terminate assistance, in the circumstances authorized 
by otherwise applicable law and lease provisions, without regard to the 
amendments made by section 606 and 607.

DATES: Comments due date: March 12, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and should 
be sent to: Aneita Waites, Reports Liaison Officer, Public and Indian 
Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, 
SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aneita Waites, Reports Liaison 
Officer, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Aneita--L.--Waites@hud.gov, 
telephone (202) 708-0713. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of the 
proposed form(s) and other available documents may be obtained from Ms. 
Waites.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice informs the public that the U.S. 
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB, 
for processing, an information collection requirement as described 
above.
    The Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information 
to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) 
evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information; (3) enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) minimize the 
burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; 
including through the use of appropriate automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses.
    This Notice also lists the following information:
    Title of Proposal: Implementation of the Violence Against Women and 
Justice Department Reauthorization Act 2005.
    Description of Information Collection: This is information 
collection obtaining signed certification from victims of domestic 
violence, dating violence or stalking.
    OMB Control Number: 2577-0249.
    Agency Form Numbers, if applicable: HUD-50066.
    Members of Affected Public: Public Housing authorities (PHAs) and 
Owners participating in the public housing and Section 8 Housing 
Voucher programs.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
responses, and hours of response: An estimation of the total number of 
hours needed to prepare the information collection is 60 minutes per 
applicant. The estimated number of respondents is 200. The frequency of 
response is once. The total public burden is estimated to be 200 hours.
    Status of the Information Collection: Renewal of the previously 
approved collection.

    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: January 4, 2007.
Bessy Kong,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Program and Legislative 
Initiatives.
[FR Doc. 07-53 Filed 1-9-07; 8:45am]
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