Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 27545-27546 [E8-10593]

Download as PDF rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 93 / Tuesday, May 13, 2008 / Notices Earthquake Consortium (EqC)—To operate a program of grants and assistance to enable States to develop mitigation, preparedness and response plans prepare inventories and conduct seismic safety inspection of critical structures and lifelines, update building and zoning codes and ordinances to enhance seismic safety, increase earthquake awareness and education, and encourage the development of multi-State groups for such purposes. Disaster Donations Management Program (AIDMATRIX)—To distribute technology solutions to State and local government and voluntary agencies throughout the country prior, to a major event, through the Aidmatrix Foundation/FEMA partnership. This will allow end-users to incorporate technology solutions into their planning, increasing their capacity to respond quickly and effectively once a disaster occurs. Alternative Housing Pilot Program (AHPP)—Evaluate the efficacy of nontraditional short and intermediate-term housing alternatives for potential future use in a catastrophic disaster environment. Identify, develop and evaluate alternatives to and alternative forms of FEMA Disaster Housing to assist victims of the 2005 hurricanes in the Gulf Coast. Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP)—To increase local involvement in, and ownership of, the development and maintenance of flood hazard maps produced for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Map Modernization Management Support (MMMS)—To increase local involvement in, and ownership of, management of the development and maintenance of flood hazard maps produced for the National Flood Insurance. New Repetitive Flood Claims (RFC)— The Repetitive Flood Claims (RFC) Program was authorized in 2004 under Public Law 108–264, funds were not appropriated until FY 2006. The RFC program is authorized under the NFIA to award grants for actions that reduce flood damages to individual properties for which one or more claim payments for losses have been made. FEMA is not required to publish regulations; however, FEMA will provide notice to eligible applicants, post notice on OMB’s Grants.gov Web site, and post the RFC program guidance on its Web site at http://www.fema.gov. Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)— To assist States and communities in implementing measures to reduce or eliminate the long-term risk of flood damage to buildings, manufactured homes, and other structures insurable VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 May 12, 2008 Jkt 214001 under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM)—To provide States and communities with a much needed source of pre-disaster mitigation funding for cost-effective hazard mitigation activities that are part of a comprehensive mitigation program, and that reduce injuries, loss of life, and damage and destruction of property. Competitive grants are part of this program including grants to universities. Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG)—To provide direct assistance, on a competitive basis, to fire departments of a State or tribal nation for the purpose of protecting the health and safety of the public and firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards. Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)—To increase the number of firefighters in local communities and to help them meet industry minimum standards and attain 24/7 staffing for adequate protection against fire and fire-related hazards, and fulfill related roles associated with fire departments. Disaster Programs Public Assistance Grants (PA)—To provide supplemental assistance to States, local governments, and political subdivisions to the State, Indian Tribes, Alaskan Native Villages, and certain nonprofit organizations in alleviating suffering and hardship resulting from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President. Crisis Counseling (SCC)—To provide immediate crisis counseling services, when required, to victims of a major Federally-declared disaster for the purpose of relieving mental health problems caused or aggravated by a major disaster or its aftermath. Presidential Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs (ONA)—To provide assistance to individuals and households affected by a disaster or emergency declared by the President, and enable them to address necessary expenses and serious needs, which cannot be met through other forms of disaster assistance or through other means such as insurance. Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)—To provide States and local governments’ financial assistance to implement measures that will permanently reduce or eliminate future damages and losses from natural hazards through safer building practices and improving existing structures and supporting infrastructure. Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAGP)—To provide grants to States, PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27545 Indian tribal government and local governments for the mitigation, management and control of any fire burning on publicly (nonfederal) or privately owned forest or grassland that threatens such destruction as would constitute a major disaster. Affected Public: State, local, and tribal government. Number of Respondents: 56. Estimated Time per Respondent: 38,408.66. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,150,885. Frequency of Response: On Occasion. 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 June 12, 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–InformationCollections@dhs.gov. Dated: April 28, 2008. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, [FR Doc. E8–10580 Filed 5–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–49–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; Extension, without change, of a currently approved collection, OMB Number 1660–0020; No Forms. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1 27546 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 93 / Tuesday, May 13, 2008 / Notices and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning Write Your Own Companies requirements to submit financial data to FEMA on a monthly basis. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Write Your Own (WYO) Program, FEMA regulation 44 CFR 62.3 authorizes the Federal Insurance Administrator to enter into arrangements with individual private sector insurance companies that are licensed to engage in the business of property insurance. To insure that any policyholder money is accounted for and appropriately expended, the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA) and WYO companies implemented a Financial Control Plan under FEMA regulation 44 CFR Part 62, Appendix B. This plan requires that each WYO company submit financial data on a monthly basis. Collection of Information Title: Write Your Own (WYO) Program. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0020. Form Numbers: None. Abstract: Under the Write Your Own (WYO) Program, private sector insurance companies may offer flood insurance to eligible property owners. The Federal Government is guarantor of flood insurance coverage for WYO companies, issued under the WYO arrangements. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 687 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) 97 12 .59 1,164 687 Total .............................................................................. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Financial Report (WYO) ....................................................... 97 12 .59 1,164 687 Estimated Cost: The estimated annualized cost to respondents based on wage rate categories is $18,782.00. The estimated annual cost to the Federal Government is $168,907.00. 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 July 14, 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 Kevin Montgomery, Financial Management Specialist, Federal Insurance and Mitigation VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 May 12, 2008 Jkt 214001 Administration, (301) 918–1453 for additional information. You may contact the Records Management Section for copies of the proposed collection of information at facsimile number (202) 646–3347 or e-mail address: FEMA-InformationCollections@dhs.gov. Dated: April 28, 2008. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E8–10593 Filed 5–12–08; 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; 60-day notice and request for comments; Extension, without change, of a currently approved collection, OMB Number 1660–0017, FEMA Form 90–49; FEMA Form 90–91; FEMA Form 90–91A; FEMA Form 90– 91B; FEMA Form 90–91C; FEMA Form 90–91D; FEMA Form 90–120; FEMA Form 90–121; FEMA Form 90–123; FEMA Form 90–124; FEMA Form 90– AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 125; FEMA Form 90–126; FEMA Form 90–127; FEMA Form 90–128. 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 continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Public Assistance progress report and related forms used to administer the Public Assistance Program. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Public Law 93–288, as amended, authorizes the President to provide assistance to state and local government to help them to respond to and recover from a disaster. Collection of Information Title: Public Assistance Progress Report and Program Forms. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0017. Form Numbers: FEMA Form 90–49, Request for Public Assistance (RPA); FEMA Form 90–91, Project Worksheet (PW); FEMA Form 90–91A, PW-Damage Description and Scope of Work Continuation Sheet; FEMA Form 90– 91B, PW Cost Estimate Continuation Sheet; FEMA Form 90–91C, PW Maps and Sketches Sheets; FEMA Form 90– E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 93 (Tuesday, May 13, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27545-27546]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-10593]


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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; Extension, 
without change, of a currently approved collection, OMB Number 1660-
0020; No Forms.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its 
continuing effort to reduce paperwork

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and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal 
agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing 
information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning Write Your Own Companies 
requirements to submit financial data to FEMA on a monthly basis.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Write Your Own (WYO) Program, FEMA 
regulation 44 CFR 62.3 authorizes the Federal Insurance Administrator 
to enter into arrangements with individual private sector insurance 
companies that are licensed to engage in the business of property 
insurance. To insure that any policyholder money is accounted for and 
appropriately expended, the Federal Insurance and Mitigation 
Administration (FIMA) and WYO companies implemented a Financial Control 
Plan under FEMA regulation 44 CFR Part 62, Appendix B. This plan 
requires that each WYO company submit financial data on a monthly 
basis.

Collection of Information

    Title: Write Your Own (WYO) Program.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a 
currently approved collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0020.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Abstract: Under the Write Your Own (WYO) Program, private sector 
insurance companies may offer flood insurance to eligible property 
owners. The Federal Government is guarantor of flood insurance coverage 
for WYO companies, issued under the WYO arrangements.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 687 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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Financial Report (WYO)..........              97              12             .59           1,164             687
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    Total.......................              97              12             .59           1,164             687
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    Estimated Cost: The estimated annualized cost to respondents based 
on wage rate categories is $18,782.00. The estimated annual cost to the 
Federal Government is $168,907.00.
    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 July 
14, 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 Kevin Montgomery, Financial 
Management Specialist, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, 
(301) 918-1453 for additional information. You may contact the Records 
Management Section for copies of the proposed collection of information 
at facsimile number (202) 646-3347 or e-mail address: FEMA-Information-
Collections@dhs.gov.

    Dated: April 28, 2008.
John A. Sharetts-Sullivan,
Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
 [FR Doc. E8-10593 Filed 5-12-08; 8:45 am]
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