Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 11135-11136 [E8-3908]

Download as PDF 11135 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 41 / Friday, February 29, 2008 / Notices local grant recipients will also use the information to monitor and enforce the open space requirements for all properties acquired with FEMA mitigation grants. Affected Public: State, local, or Indian tribal government and individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 11,424. ANNUAL BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Frequency of responses Number of Responses Hours per burden response Total annual burden hours (A) (B) (C) (A × B) (A × B × C) Voluntary Participation Statement ......... Deed Restriction Requirements ............. Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Transfer Certification .............................. Enforcement Notices .............................. 56 56 56 .............................. .............................. 40 40 1 .............................. .............................. 1 4 4 .............................. .............................. 2,240 2,240 56 .............................. .............................. 2,240 8,960 224 .............................. .............................. Total ................................................ 56 .............................. 9 4,536 11,424 Project/activity rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 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: 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 12, 2008. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Director, Records Management and Privacy, Office of Management Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E8–3906 Filed 2–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–11–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:22 Feb 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 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, 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-postdisaster 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, PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1 11136 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 41 / Friday, February 29, 2008 / Notices ANNUAL BURDEN HOURS Project/activity (survey, form(s), focus group, etc.) Number of respondents Frequency of responses Burden hours per response Annual responses Total annual burden hours (A) (B) (C) (A×B) (A×B×C) New Plan Development (Local and Tribal Mitigation Included) .............................................................................. Mitigation Plan Updates (Local and Tribal Included) .......... Mitigation Plans Review by States (Local and Tribal Included) .............................................................................. 56 56 5 10 2080 320 280 560 582,400 179,200 56 15 8 840 6,720 Total .............................................................................. 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 submitted on or before April 29, 2008. Interested persons should submit written comments to Office of Management, Records Management Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, Mail Drop Room 301, 1800 S. Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202. ADDRESSES: rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:22 Feb 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: February 13, 2008. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Director, Records Management and Privacy, Office of Management Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E8–3908 Filed 2–28–08; 8:45 am] Dated: February 21, 2008. Mark R. Johnston, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs. [FR Doc. 08–852 Filed 2–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–11–P BILLING CODE 4210–67–M DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for possible use to assist the homeless. DATES: Effective Date: February 29, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Ezzell, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 7262, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708–1234; TTY number for the hearing- and speech-impaired (202) 708–2565 (these telephone numbers are not toll-free), or call the toll-free Title V information line at 800–927–7588. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the December 12, 1988 court order in National Coalition for the Homeless v. Veterans Administration, No. 88–2503–OG (D.D.C.), HUD publishes a Notice, on a weekly basis, identifying unutilized, underutilized, excess and surplus Federal buildings and real property that HUD has reviewed for suitability for use to assist the homeless. Today’s Notice is for the purpose of announcing that no additional properties have been Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R–ES–2008–N0038; 80221–1113– 0000–F5] [Docket No. FR–5186–N–09] PO 00000 determined suitable or unsuitable this week. Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: We invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or before March 31, 2008. ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Program Manager, Region 8, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W–2606, Sacramento, CA 95825 (telephone: 916– 414–6464; fax: 916–414–6486). Please refer to the respective permit number for each application when submitting comments. All comments received, including names and addresses, will become part of the official administrative record and may be made available to the public. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, see ADDRESSES, (telephone: 760–431–9440; fax: 760–431–9624). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 41 (Friday, February 29, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11135-11136]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-3908]


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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, 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.

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                                               Annual Burden Hours
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   Project/activity  (survey,        Number of     Frequency of    Burden hours       Annual       Total annual
   form(s), focus group, etc.)      respondents      responses     per response      responses     burden hours
                                             (A)             (B)             (C)           (AxB)         (AxBxC)
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New Plan Development (Local and               56               5            2080             280         582,400
 Tribal Mitigation Included)....
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 April 
29, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit written comments to Office 
of Management, Records Management Division, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, Mail Drop 
Room 301, 1800 S. Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202.

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: February 13, 2008.
John A. Sharetts-Sullivan,
Director, Records Management and Privacy, Office of Management 
Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E8-3908 Filed 2-28-08; 8:45 am]
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