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Schied, Eugene H. Schneider, Paul Schrader, Dennis Schwien, Fred Shea, Robert F. Shingler, Wendell C. Smislova, Melissa Stenger, Michael C. Stephan, Robert B. Sutherland, Daniel W. Sweet, Chad Tomarchio, Jack Tomsheck, James F. Torrence, Donald Torres, John P. Trissell, David A. Walker, Carmen Walters, Thomas J. White, Raymond P. Whitford, Richard A. Williams, Richard N. Winkowski, Thomas S. Woodson, Mary Ann Young, Margaret Zitz, Robert This notice does not constitute a significant regulatory action under section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866. Therefore, DHS has not submitted this notice to the Office of Management and Budget. Further, because this notice is a matter of agency organization, procedure and practice, DHS is not required to follow the rulemaking requirements under the Administrative Procedure Act (5 U.S.C. 553). Dated: September 19, 2007. Christine Greco, Acting Director, Executive Resources, Office of the Chief Human Capital Office. [FR Doc. E7–19153 Filed 9–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; revision of a currently approved collection, OMB No. 1660–0062. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1 55234 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 188 / Friday, September 28, 2007 / Notices 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 State Hazard Mitigation Plan requirements to support State administration of FEMA Mitigation grant programs. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 26, 2002, FEMA published an interim rule at 67 FR 884 implementing section 322 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), 42 U.S.C. 5165, enacted under section 104 of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, 42 U.S.C. 5121 note, to provide new and revitalized approaches to mitigation planning. The Stafford Act provides a framework for linking pre- and-post- disaster mitigation planning and initiatives with public and private interests to ensure an integrated, comprehensive approach to disaster loss reduction. Pursuant to 44 CFR part 201, the mitigation planning requirements require State, local and Indian tribal governments to identify the natural hazards that impact them, to identify actions and activities to reduce any losses from hazards, and to establish a coordinated process to implement the plan, taking advantage of a wide-range of resources. Collection of Information Title: State/Local/Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plans—Section 322 of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0062. Form Numbers: None. Abstract: The purpose of State Hazard Mitigation Plan requirements is to support State administration of FEMA Mitigation grant programs, and contemplate a significant State commitment to mitigation activities, comprehensive State mitigation planning, and strong program management. Implementation of plans, pre-identified cost-effective mitigation measures will streamline the disaster recovery process. Mitigation plans are the demonstration of the goals, priorities to reduce risks from natural hazards. Affected Public: State, local or tribal governments, and Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 768,320. ANNUAL BURDEN HOURS Project/activity (survey, form(s), focus group, etc.) Number of respondents (A) New Plan Development (Local and Tribal Mitigation Included) .............................................................................. Frequency of responses (B) Burden hours per response (C) Annual responses (D) = (A × B) Total annual burden hours (C × D) 56 5 2,080 280 582,400 56 10 320 560 179,200 56 15 8 840 6,720 Total .............................................................................. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Mitigation Plan Updates (Local and Tribal Included) .......... Mitigation Plans Review by States (Local and Tribal Included) .............................................................................. 56 ........................ 2,408 1,680 768,320 Estimated Cost: The total burden hour costs to respondents using the wage rate categories of Urban and Regional Planners for this information collection is estimated to be $21,282,464 annually. The total annual cost to the Federal Government for staff review and approval of State Hazard Mitigation Plans is estimated to be $226,447 annually. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:12 Sep 27, 2007 Jkt 211001 submitted on or before November 27, 2007. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Interested persons should submit written comments to Director, Records Management and Privacy, Office of Management Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Room 609, Washington, DC 20472. Federal Emergency Management Agency ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Cecelia Rosenberg, Section Chief, Mitigation Directorate, (202) 646– 3321 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: September 21, 2007. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Director, Records Management and Privacy, Office of Management Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E7–19228 Filed 9–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–11–P PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; revision of a currently approved collection, OMB No. 1660–0025. AGENCY: 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 continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the forms used to collect financial, programmatic and administrative information from States and local governments pertaining to grant and cooperative agreement. E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 188 (Friday, September 28, 2007)]
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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; 60-day notice and request for comments; revision of a 
currently approved collection, OMB No. 1660-0062.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its 
continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden,

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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 State Hazard Mitigation Plan requirements to 
support State administration of FEMA Mitigation grant programs.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 26, 2002, FEMA published an 
interim rule at 67 FR 884 implementing section 322 of the Robert T. 
Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), 
42 U.S.C. 5165, enacted under section 104 of the Disaster Mitigation 
Act of 2000, 42 U.S.C. 5121 note, to provide new and revitalized 
approaches to mitigation planning. The Stafford Act provides a 
framework for linking pre- and-post-disaster mitigation planning and 
initiatives with public and private interests to ensure an integrated, 
comprehensive approach to disaster loss reduction. Pursuant to 44 CFR 
part 201, the mitigation planning requirements require State, local and 
Indian tribal governments to identify the natural hazards that impact 
them, to identify actions and activities to reduce any losses from 
hazards, and to establish a coordinated process to implement the plan, 
taking advantage of a wide-range of resources.

Collection of Information

    Title: State/Local/Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plans--Section 322 of 
the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0062.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Abstract: The purpose of State Hazard Mitigation Plan requirements 
is to support State administration of FEMA Mitigation grant programs, 
and contemplate a significant State commitment to mitigation 
activities, comprehensive State mitigation planning, and strong program 
management. Implementation of plans, pre-identified cost-effective 
mitigation measures will streamline the disaster recovery process. 
Mitigation plans are the demonstration of the goals, priorities to 
reduce risks from natural hazards.
    Affected Public: State, local or tribal governments, and 
Individuals or households.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 768,320.

                                               Annual Burden Hours
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                                     Number of                     Burden hours       Annual       Total annual
    Project/activity (survey,       respondents    Frequency of    per response   responses  (D)   burden hours
   form(s), focus group, etc.)          (A)       responses  (B)        (C)          = (A x B)        (C x D)
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New Plan Development (Local and               56               5           2,080             280         582,400
 Tribal Mitigation Included)....
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Mitigation Plan Updates (Local                56              10             320             560         179,200
 and Tribal Included)...........
Mitigation Plans Review by                    56              15               8             840           6,720
 States (Local and Tribal
 Included)......................
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    Total.......................              56  ..............           2,408           1,680         768,320
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    Estimated Cost: The total burden hour costs to respondents using 
the wage rate categories of Urban and Regional Planners for this 
information collection is estimated to be $21,282,464 annually. The 
total annual cost to the Federal Government for staff review and 
approval of State Hazard Mitigation Plans is estimated to be $226,447 
annually.
    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 27, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit written comments to 
Director, Records Management and Privacy, Office of Management 
Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., 
Room 609, Washington, DC 20472.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Cecelia Rosenberg, Section 
Chief, Mitigation Directorate, (202) 646-3321 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: September 21, 2007.
John A. Sharetts-Sullivan,
Director, Records Management and Privacy, Office of Management 
Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E7-19228 Filed 9-27-07; 8:45 am]
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