Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 51829-51830 [E7-17794]

Download as PDF 51829 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 11, 2007 / Notices The NFIP is authorized by Public Law 90–448 (1968) and expanded by Public Law 93– 234 (1973). Pursuant to 44 CFR 59.22, communities must make application for eligibility in the program by submitting the items listed on the prerequisites for the sale of flood insurance. Section 201 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 requires all flood prone communities throughout the country to apply for participation one year after their flood prone identification or submit to the prohibition of certain types of Federal and Federally-related financial assistance for use in their floodplains. The information collected on the NFIP Application pertains to two general categories of information. One is simple community contact information such as the name of local officials, address, phone number, etc., which will be used for future contact. The second category of information pertains to demographic characteristics such as the number of structures in the community and the number of structures in the floodplain. This information is used to provide basic background information about the community’s risk to flooding. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. 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 a proposed continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning communities applying for eligibility in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) by submitting the items listed on the prerequisites for the sale of flood insurance. This form is used by communities enrolling in the NFIP. Collection of Information Title: Application for Participation in the National Flood Insurance Program. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0004. Form Number(s): FEMA Form 81–64, Application for Participation in the National Flood Insurance Program. Abstract: The NFIP provides flood insurance to communities that apply for participation and make a commitment to adopt and enforce land use control measures that are designed to protect development from future flood damages. The application form will enable FEMA to continue to rapidly process new community applications and to thereby more quickly provide flood insurance protection to the residents of the communities. Participation in the NFIP is mandatory in order for flood related presidentially-declared communities to receive Federal disaster assistance. Affected Public: Federal, State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 748. ANNUAL BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Frequency of responses Burden hours per respondent Annual responses Total annual burden hours (A) Project/activity (survey, form(s), focus group, worksheet, etc.) (B) (C) (D) = (A×B) (E) = (C×D) 187 1 4 187 748 Total .............................................................................. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES FF 81–64 .............................................................................. 187 1 4 187 748 Estimated Cost: The estimated burden hour cost for State officials, using wage rate categories is estimated to be $16,328.00. The Government’s labor cost for this collection is estimated to be $9,712 for review and processing information. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Sep 10, 2007 Jkt 211001 other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Comments must be submitted on or before November 13, 2007. Interested persons should submit written comments to Chief, Records Management and Privacy, Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Room 609, Washington, DC 20472. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact David Stearrett, Chief, Floodplain Management Section at (202) 646–2953 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 email address: FEMA-InformationCollections@dhs.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: August 30, 2007. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Chief, Records Management and Privacy Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E7–17793 Filed 9–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–11–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1 51830 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 11, 2007 / Notices SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 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 revised information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning a State exemption from the requirement to purchase flood insurance with respect to State-owned structures. to grant a State having an adequate plan of self-insurance for its State-owned buildings an exemption from the insurance purchase requirements of the Act. In 44 CFR part 75 standards are established with respect to the Federal Insurance Administrator’s determinations that a State’s plan of self-insurance is adequate and satisfactory from the requirement of purchasing flood insurance coverage for State-owned structures and their contents in areas identified by FEMA. Section 102(c) of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (the Act) enables the Federal Insurance Administration (FIA) Title: Exemption of State-Owned Properties Under Self-Insurance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of Information Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0013. Form Numbers: None. Abstract: Application for exemption is made to the Federal Insurance Administration by the Governor or other duly authorized official of the State accompanied by sufficient supporting documentation, which certifies that the plan of self-insurance upon which the application for exemption is based meets or exceed the standards set forth in 44 CFR 75.11. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100 hours. ANNUAL HOUR BURDEN Number of respondents Frequency of responses Hour burden per response Annual responses Total annual burden hours (A) Data collection activity/instrument (B) (C) (D) = (A × B) (C × D) 20 1 5 20 100 Total .............................................................................. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Letter of Application ............................................................. 20 1 5 20 100 Estimated Cost: The estimated burden hour cost to respondents using wage rate categories for State Government managerial positions, per Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is estimated to be $3,090 annually. The cost to the Federal Government for dedicating approximately 80 hours annually, for reviewing and data entry associated with this collection is estimated to be $2,158. 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 November 13, 2007. ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit written comments to Chief, Records Management and Privacy, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Sep 10, 2007 Jkt 211001 Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Room 609, Washington, DC 20472. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FEMA–1722–DR] Contact Mary Ann Chang, Insurance Examiner, Federal Insurance Administration, (202) 646–2790 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-InformationCollections@dhs.gov. Dated: August 30, 2007. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Chief, Records Management and Privacy Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E7–17794 Filed 9–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–11–P PO 00000 Federal Emergency Management Agency Illinois; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Illinois (FEMA– 1722–DR), dated August 30, 2007, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: August 30, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated August 30, 2007, 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 Illinois resulting from severe storms and flooding during the period of August 7–8, 2007, is of sufficient Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 175 (Tuesday, September 11, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51829-51830]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-17794]


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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, DHS.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 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 revised information collection. In accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments 
concerning a State exemption from the requirement to purchase flood 
insurance with respect to State-owned structures.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 102(c) of the Flood Disaster 
Protection Act of 1973 (the Act) enables the Federal Insurance 
Administration (FIA) to grant a State having an adequate plan of self-
insurance for its State-owned buildings an exemption from the insurance 
purchase requirements of the Act. In 44 CFR part 75 standards are 
established with respect to the Federal Insurance Administrator's 
determinations that a State's plan of self-insurance is adequate and 
satisfactory from the requirement of purchasing flood insurance 
coverage for State-owned structures and their contents in areas 
identified by FEMA.

Collection of Information

    Title: Exemption of State-Owned Properties Under Self-Insurance.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0013.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Abstract: Application for exemption is made to the Federal 
Insurance Administration by the Governor or other duly authorized 
official of the State accompanied by sufficient supporting 
documentation, which certifies that the plan of self-insurance upon 
which the application for exemption is based meets or exceed the 
standards set forth in 44 CFR 75.11.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100 hours.

                                               Annual Hour Burden
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    Data collection activity/        Number of     Frequency of     Hour burden       Annual       Total annual
           instrument               respondents      responses     per response      responses     burden hours
                                             (A)             (B)             (C)   (D) = (A x B)         (C x D)
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Letter of Application...........              20               1               5              20             100
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    Total.......................              20               1               5              20             100
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    Estimated Cost: The estimated burden hour cost to respondents using 
wage rate categories for State Government managerial positions, per 
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is estimated to be $3,090 annually. 
The cost to the Federal Government for dedicating approximately 80 
hours annually, for reviewing and data entry associated with this 
collection is estimated to be $2,158.
    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 
November 13, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit written comments to Chief, 
Records Management and Privacy, Information Resources Management 
Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Room 609, Washington, DC 20472.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Mary Ann Chang, Insurance 
Examiner, Federal Insurance Administration, (202) 646-2790 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: August 30, 2007.
John A. Sharetts-Sullivan,
Chief, Records Management and Privacy Information Resources Management 
Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
 [FR Doc. E7-17794 Filed 9-10-07; 8:45 am]
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