Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 11128 [E8-3904]

Download as PDF 11128 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 41 / Friday, February 29, 2008 / Notices Dated: February 21, 2008. Elaine Parry, Acting Director, Office of Program Services. [FR Doc. E8–3903 Filed 2–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–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; this is an extension of a currently approved collection, OMB No. 1660–0104. 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 this information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning Severe Repetitive Loss Program (SRL) Appeals process as part of the administration of the SRL program. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To implement the Flood Insurance Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 4102a, as amended, FEMA has published an interim rule at 44 CFR 79.7(d) in the Federal Register on October 31, 2007 that outlines an appeals process by which any owner of a severe repetitive loss property may appeal the decision of FEMA to increase the chargeable insurance premium rate on property. The legislation that created the SRL program provides that any owner of a severe repetitive loss property who refuses an offer of mitigation may appeal the decision of FEMA to increase the chargeable insurance premium rate on that property. The process requires the owner to submit a written appeal, including any supporting documentation for their appeal to FEMA within 90 days of the notice of the insurance rate increase. This extension of a currently approved collection of information is necessary to ensure that the property owner is given the opportunity to provide additional documentation that supports one of the six allowable bases for appeal, outlined in the authorizing legislation, and implemented at 44 CFR 79.7(d). Collection of Information Title: Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL) Appeals Process. Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0104. Form Numbers: None. Abstract: The SRL program provides property owners with the ability to appeal an increase in their flood insurance premium rate if they refuse an offer of mitigation under this program. The property owner must submit information to FEMA to support their appeal. Affected Public: Federal Government, and individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. ANNUAL BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Frequency of responses Number of responses Hours per burden response Total annual burden hours (A) Project/activity (B) (C) (A×B) (A×B×C) 10 1 10 10 100 Total .............................................................................. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Appeal written request and supporting documentation ....... 10 ........................ 10 10 100 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 April 29, 2008. ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit written comments to Director, Records Management and Privacy, Office of Management Directorate, VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:22 Feb 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Room 609, Washington, DC 20472. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cecelia Rosenberg, Branch 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: February 19, 2008. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Director, Records Management and Privacy, Office of Management Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 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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; this is an 
extension of a currently approved collection, OMB No. 1660-0104.

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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 this information collection. In accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning 
Severe Repetitive Loss Program (SRL) Appeals process as part of the 
administration of the SRL program.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To implement the Flood Insurance Act of 
1968, 42 U.S.C. 4102a, as amended, FEMA has published an interim rule 
at 44 CFR 79.7(d) in the Federal Register on October 31, 2007 that 
outlines an appeals process by which any owner of a severe repetitive 
loss property may appeal the decision of FEMA to increase the 
chargeable insurance premium rate on property. The legislation that 
created the SRL program provides that any owner of a severe repetitive 
loss property who refuses an offer of mitigation may appeal the 
decision of FEMA to increase the chargeable insurance premium rate on 
that property. The process requires the owner to submit a written 
appeal, including any supporting documentation for their appeal to FEMA 
within 90 days of the notice of the insurance rate increase. This 
extension of a currently approved collection of information is 
necessary to ensure that the property owner is given the opportunity to 
provide additional documentation that supports one of the six allowable 
bases for appeal, outlined in the authorizing legislation, and 
implemented at 44 CFR 79.7(d).

Collection of Information

    Title: Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL) Appeals Process.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved 
collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0104.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Abstract: The SRL program provides property owners with the ability 
to appeal an increase in their flood insurance premium rate if they 
refuse an offer of mitigation under this program. The property owner 
must submit information to FEMA to support their appeal.
    Affected Public: Federal Government, and individuals or households.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100.

                                               Annual Burden Hours
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                                                                                     Hours per
        Project/activity             Number of     Frequency of      Number of        burden       Total annual
                                    respondents      responses       responses       response      burden hours
                                             (A)             (B)             (C)           (AxB)         (AxBxC)
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Appeal written request and                    10               1              10              10             100
 supporting documentation.......
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    Total.......................              10  ..............              10              10             100
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    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 April 
29, 2008.

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: Cecelia Rosenberg, Branch 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: February 19, 2008.
John A. Sharetts-Sullivan,
Director, Records Management and Privacy, Office of Management 
Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of 
Homeland Security.
 [FR Doc. E8-3904 Filed 2-28-08; 8:45 am]
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