Homeland Security Advisory Council/Secure Borders Open Doors Advisory Committee, 73860-73861 [E7-25138]

Download as PDF 73860 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES sponsoring the collection: DHS S&T Protected Repository for the Defense of Infrastructure Against Cyber Threats (PREDICT) (1) Account Request Form (DHS Form 10029); (2) Add a New Dataset Form (DHS Form 10030); (3) Annotate Dataset Form (DHS Form 10031); (4) Request a Dataset Form (DHS Form 10032); (5) Update Host Data Form (DHS Form 10033); (6) Update Provider Data Form (DHS Form 10034); (7) Memorandum of Agreement—PREDICT (PCC) Coordinating Center and Researcher/User (DHS Form 10035); (8) Memorandum of Agreement—PCC and Data Provider (DP)(DHS Form 10036); (9) Memorandum of Agreement—PCC and Data Host (DH)(DHS Form 10037); (10) Authorization Letter for Data Host (DHS Form 10038); (11) Authorization Letter for Data Provider (DHS Form 10039); (12) Sponsorship Letter (DHS Form 10040); (13) Notice of Dataset Access/Application Expiration (DHS Form 10041); (14) Certificate of Data Destruction (DHS Form 10042). (3) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit, Not-forprofit institutions, Federal government, and State, local, or tribal government; the data gathered will allow the PREDICT initiative to provide a central repository, accessible through a Webbased portal (https://www.predict.org/) that catalogs current computer network operational data, provides secure access to multiple sources of data collected as a result of use and traffic on the Internet, and facilitates data flow among PREDICT participants for the purpose of developing new models, technologies and products that support effective threat assessment and increase cyber security capabilities. (4) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: a. Estimate of the total number of respondents: 275. b. An estimate of the time for an average respondent to respond: .54 burden hours. Dated: December 13, 2007. Kenneth D. Rogers, Chief Information Officer, Science and Technology Directorate. [FR Doc. E7–25333 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2007–0089] Homeland Security Advisory Council/ Secure Borders Open Doors Advisory Committee Policy Directorate, DHS. Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Teleconference Meeting and Subcommittee Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will meet via teleconference for purposes of reviewing recommendations from the Secure Borders Open Doors Advisory Committee (SBODAC), an HSAC subcommittee. Later in the day, the SBODAC will meet to provide an overview of their recommendations, receive a progress report on various programs/initiatives within the RiceChertoff Initiative and to hold member deliberations. In the public interest and in an attempt to maximize openness, we are opening part of this SBODAC meeting to the public even though FACA subcommittee meetings are not required to be open. These meetings will be coordinated closely with the Department of State. DATE: Wednesday, January 16, 2008. HSAC conference call from 10 a.m. to 11a.m. EST. Details for the public portion of the SBODAC’s additional meetings are not yet finalized— individuals interested in participating in any open subcommittee sessions should follow instructions as outlined below (see ‘‘Public Attendance’’). ADDRESSES: The HSAC meeting will be held via teleconference. The SBODAC meeting will be held at a yet to be determined location in the Washington, DC area. Members of the public interested in participating in this teleconference and/or subcommittee meeting may do so by following the process outlined below (see ‘‘Public Attendance’’). If you desire to submit written comments, they must be submitted by January 9, 2008. Comments must be identified by DHS–2007–0089 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: HSAC@dhs.gov. Include docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 282–9207. • Mail: Ms. Jennifer Myers, Homeland Security Advisory Council, Department of Homeland Security, Mailstop 0850, PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 245 Murray Lane, SW., Washington, DC 20528. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and DHS–2007– 0089, the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the DHS Homeland Security Advisory Council, go to http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Myers, Homeland Security Advisory Council, Washington, DC 20528, (202) 447–3135, HSAC@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). The HSAC exists to provide independent advice to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security aiding in the creation of expeditious implementation of critical and actionable policy and operational capacities across the spectrum of homeland security operations. The HSAC shall periodically report, as appropriate, to the Secretary on matters within the scope of that function. The HSAC serves as an advisory body with the goal of providing advice upon the request of the Secretary. The HSAC will meet to review recommendations from the SBODAC, a committee formed as part of the RiceChertoff Initiative. The SBODAC has examined four areas: (1) Public Diplomacy and International Outreach, (2) Visa Policy and Processing, (3) Ports of Entry, and (4) Metrics and Critical Success Factors. Public Attendance: Members of the public may register to participate in this HSAC teleconference via the procedures that follow. Each individual must provide his or her full legal name and email address or phone number no later than 5 p.m. EST., January 9, 2008, to Jennifer Myers or a staff member of the HSAC via e-mail at HSAC@dhs.gov or via phone at (202) 447–3135. Individuals interested in participating in any open sessions of the SBODAC meeting that will follow the HSAC conference call should also follow above outlined procedures. HSAC conference call details and SBODAC meeting details will be provided to interested members of the public. Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities, or to E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices request special assistance at the meeting, contact Jennifer Myers as soon as possible. Dated: December 19, 2007. Doug Hoelscher, Executive Director, Homeland Security Advisory Committees. [FR Doc. E7–25138 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice; 30-day notice and request for comments; Revision of currently approved collection, OMB 1660–0039, Form numbers: FF 95–58 and FF 95–59. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 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: National Fire Academy Longterm Evaluation Form for Supervisors and National Fire Academy Long-term Evaluation Form for Students. OMB Number: 1660–0039. Abstract: The National Fire Academy Long-term Evaluation Form will be used to evaluate all National Fire Academy (NFA) on-campus resident training courses. Course graduates and their supervisors will be asked to evaluate the impact of the training on both individual job performance and the fire and emergency response department/ community where the student works. The data provided by students and supervisors is used to update existing NFA course materials and to develop new courses that reflect the emerging issues/needs of the Nation’s fire service. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Number of Respondents: 10,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: Burden for this collection is .33 hours VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 for FEMA Form 95–59 and .17 hours for FEMA Form 95–58 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,500. Frequency of Response: Once. Comments: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. Comments must be submitted on or before January 28, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Records Management Division, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, Mail Drop Room 301, 1800 S. Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202, facsimile number (202) 646–3347, or e-mail address FEMA-Information-Collections@dhs.gov. Dated: December 19, 2007. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E7–25292 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–17–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–3282–EM] Kansas; Emergency and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Kansas (FEMA–3282-EM), dated December 12, 2007, and related determinations. EFFECTIVE DATE: December 12, 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 December 12, 2007, the President declared an emergency declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73861 Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act), as follows: I have determined that the emergency conditions in the State of Kansas resulting from severe winter storms beginning on December 6, 2007, and continuing, are of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant an emergency declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such an emergency exists in the State of Kansas. You are authorized to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, and to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in the designated areas. Specifically, you are authorized to provide assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B), limited to direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program. This assistance excludes regular time costs for subgrantees’ regular employees. In addition, you are authorized to provide such other forms of assistance under Title V of the Stafford Act as you may deem appropriate. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. 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 emergency assistance and administrative expenses. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, Department of Homeland Security, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Thomas A. Hall, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared emergency. The following areas of the State of Kansas have been designated as adversely affected by this declared emergency: All 105 counties in the State of Kansas for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B), limited to direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program. (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 E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 248 (Friday, December 28, 2007)]
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[FR Doc No: E7-25138]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2007-0089]


Homeland Security Advisory Council/Secure Borders Open Doors 
Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Policy Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Teleconference Meeting and 
Subcommittee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will meet via 
teleconference for purposes of reviewing recommendations from the 
Secure Borders Open Doors Advisory Committee (SBODAC), an HSAC 
subcommittee. Later in the day, the SBODAC will meet to provide an 
overview of their recommendations, receive a progress report on various 
programs/initiatives within the Rice-Chertoff Initiative and to hold 
member deliberations. In the public interest and in an attempt to 
maximize openness, we are opening part of this SBODAC meeting to the 
public even though FACA subcommittee meetings are not required to be 
open. These meetings will be coordinated closely with the Department of 
State.

DATE: Wednesday, January 16, 2008. HSAC conference call from 10 a.m. to 
11a.m. EST. Details for the public portion of the SBODAC's additional 
meetings are not yet finalized--individuals interested in participating 
in any open subcommittee sessions should follow instructions as 
outlined below (see ``Public Attendance'').

ADDRESSES: The HSAC meeting will be held via teleconference. The SBODAC 
meeting will be held at a yet to be determined location in the 
Washington, DC area. Members of the public interested in participating 
in this teleconference and/or subcommittee meeting may do so by 
following the process outlined below (see ``Public Attendance'').
    If you desire to submit written comments, they must be submitted by 
January 9, 2008. Comments must be identified by DHS-2007-0089 and may 
be submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: HSAC@dhs.gov. Include docket number in the subject 
line of the message.
     Fax: (202) 282-9207.
     Mail: Ms. Jennifer Myers, Homeland Security Advisory 
Council, Department of Homeland Security, Mailstop 0850, 245 Murray 
Lane, SW., Washington, DC 20528.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and DHS-2007-0089, the docket 
number for this action. Comments received will be posted without 
alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal 
information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the DHS Homeland Security Advisory Council, go to 
http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Myers, Homeland Security 
Advisory Council, Washington, DC 20528, (202) 447-3135, HSAC@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). The 
HSAC exists to provide independent advice to the Secretary of the 
Department of Homeland Security aiding in the creation of expeditious 
implementation of critical and actionable policy and operational 
capacities across the spectrum of homeland security operations. The 
HSAC shall periodically report, as appropriate, to the Secretary on 
matters within the scope of that function. The HSAC serves as an 
advisory body with the goal of providing advice upon the request of the 
Secretary.
    The HSAC will meet to review recommendations from the SBODAC, a 
committee formed as part of the Rice-Chertoff Initiative. The SBODAC 
has examined four areas: (1) Public Diplomacy and International 
Outreach, (2) Visa Policy and Processing, (3) Ports of Entry, and (4) 
Metrics and Critical Success Factors.
    Public Attendance: Members of the public may register to 
participate in this HSAC teleconference via the procedures that follow. 
Each individual must provide his or her full legal name and email 
address or phone number no later than 5 p.m. EST., January 9, 2008, to 
Jennifer Myers or a staff member of the HSAC via e-mail at HSAC@dhs.gov 
or via phone at (202) 447-3135. Individuals interested in participating 
in any open sessions of the SBODAC meeting that will follow the HSAC 
conference call should also follow above outlined procedures. HSAC 
conference call details and SBODAC meeting details will be provided to 
interested members of the public.
    Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For 
information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities, or to

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request special assistance at the meeting, contact Jennifer Myers as 
soon as possible.

    Dated: December 19, 2007.
Doug Hoelscher,
Executive Director, Homeland Security Advisory Committees.
[FR Doc. E7-25138 Filed 12-27-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4410-10-P