Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 53886-53887 [E8-21770]

Download as PDF 53886 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 17, 2008 / Notices States Treasury will use the information to ensure proper expenditure of Federal funds. Once a claim is received, a copy of FEMA determination and the claim is forwarded to the Treasury Department. The Treasury Department will pay for fire services or its parent jurisdiction for any moneys in the treasurer subject to reimbursement, to the Federal department or agency under whose jurisdiction the fire occurred. Affected Public: Federal Government, and State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: ANNUAL HOUR BURDEN No. of respondents Frequency of responses Hour burden per response Annual responses Total annual burden hours (A) (B) (C) (D) = (A × B) (C × D) Claims Information ............................................................... 4 4 1.5 16 24 Total .............................................................................. 4 4 1.5 16 24 Data collection activity/instrument Estimated Cost: The annualized cost burden for Fire Chiefs to complete and process a claim is estimated to be $15,360 annually. The estimated annual cost to the Federal Government is $654.00. 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 November 17, 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. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Tim Ganley, Fire Program Specialist, U.S. Fire Administration, (301) 447–1358 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: FEMAInformation-Collections@dhs.gov. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:38 Sep 16, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: September 11, 2008. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E8–21769 Filed 9–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–17–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Notice; 30-day notice and request for comments; Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired, 1660–0054; FEMA Form 080–2, FEMA Form 080–3, FEMA Form 080–4, FEMA Form 080–5, FEMA Form 080–6, FEMA Form 080–7, FEMA Form 080–8, FEMA Form 080–10, and FEMA Form 080–12. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is submitting a request for review and approval of a collection of information under the emergency processing procedures in Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulation 5 CFR 1320.13. FEMA is requesting that this information collection be approved by 12/01/2008. The approval will authorize FEMA to use the collection through 6/ 01/2009. FEMA plans to follow this emergency request with a request for a 3-year approval. The request will be processed under OMB’s normal clearance procedures. To help us with the timely processing of the emergency and normal clearance submissions to OMB, FEMA invites the general public to comment on the proposed collection of information. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The authority for Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) and Fire Prevention and Safety (FPS) is derived from the Federal Fire Protection and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2229 et seq.), as amended. The authority for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) is derived from 15 U.S.C. 2201 et seq. This submission is necessary in order for DHS to effectively implement a competitive grant program and meet the fiscal deadlines. Collection of Information: Title: Assistance to Firefighters Grant Applications. Type of Information Collection: Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired. OMB Number: 1660–0054. Abstract: Information sought under this submission will comprise the grant applications for AFG, FPS and SAFER. The information is necessary to assess the needs of the applicants as well as the benefits to be obtained from the use of funds. Affected Public: Not-for-profit, State, Local and Tribal governments. Number of Respondents: 64,050. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3.03 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 193,995 hours. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to the Federal Government is $6,127,441. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Comments: Written comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the reinstated 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 information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 17, 2008 / Notices 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 technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Submit comments to OMB within 30 days of the date of this notice. To ensure that FEMA is fully aware of any comments or concerns that you share with OMB, please provide us with a copy of your comments. FEMA will continue to accept comments from interested persons through November 17, 2008. Submit comments to the FEMA address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT caption. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired— Assistance to Firefighters Grant Applications, facsimile number (202) 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, Mail Drop Room 301, facsimile number (202) 646–3347, or at e-mail address FEMA-InformationCollections@dhs.gov. Dated: September 11, 2008. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E8–21770 Filed 9–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–3292–EM] pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Alabama; Emergency and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:38 Sep 16, 2008 Jkt 214001 emergency for the State of Alabama (FEMA–3292–EM), dated August 30, 2008, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: August 30, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated August 30, 2008, the President declared an emergency declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5207 (the Stafford Act), as follows: I have determined that the emergency conditions in the State of Alabama resulting from Hurricane Gustav beginning on August 29, 2008, 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 Alabama. You are authorized to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives, protect property and public health and safety, or to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in the designated areas. Specifically, you are authorized to provide assistance for emergency protective measures (Category B), including 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, W. Michael Moore, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared emergency. The following areas of the State of Alabama have been designated as adversely affected by this declared emergency: All 67 counties in the State of Alabama for emergency protective measures (Category B), PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53887 including 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; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050 Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant.) R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E8–21670 Filed 9–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–3293–EM] Florida; 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 Florida (FEMA–3293–EM), dated September 7, 2008, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: September 7, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated September 7, 2008, the President declared an emergency under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5207 (the Stafford Act), as follows: I have determined that the emergency conditions in the State of Florida resulting from Hurricane Ike beginning on September 5, 2008, 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 E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 181 (Wednesday, September 17, 2008)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E8-21770]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

ACTION: Notice; 30-day notice and request for comments; Reinstatement, 
with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has 
expired, 1660-0054; FEMA Form 080-2, FEMA Form 080-3, FEMA Form 080-4, 
FEMA Form 080-5, FEMA Form 080-6, FEMA Form 080-7, FEMA Form 080-8, 
FEMA Form 080-10, and FEMA Form 080-12.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is submitting a 
request for review and approval of a collection of information under 
the emergency processing procedures in Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) regulation 5 CFR 1320.13. FEMA is requesting that this 
information collection be approved by 12/01/2008. The approval will 
authorize FEMA to use the collection through 6/01/2009. FEMA plans to 
follow this emergency request with a request for a 3-year approval. The 
request will be processed under OMB's normal clearance procedures. To 
help us with the timely processing of the emergency and normal 
clearance submissions to OMB, FEMA invites the general public to 
comment on the proposed collection of information.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The authority for Assistance to Firefighters 
Grant Program (AFG) and Fire Prevention and Safety (FPS) is derived 
from the Federal Fire Protection and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 
2229 et seq.), as amended. The authority for Staffing for Adequate Fire 
and Emergency Response (SAFER) is derived from 15 U.S.C. 2201 et seq. 
This submission is necessary in order for DHS to effectively implement 
a competitive grant program and meet the fiscal deadlines.
    Collection of Information:
    Title: Assistance to Firefighters Grant Applications.
    Type of Information Collection: Reinstatement, with change, of a 
previously approved collection for which approval has expired.
    OMB Number: 1660-0054.
    Abstract: Information sought under this submission will comprise 
the grant applications for AFG, FPS and SAFER. The information is 
necessary to assess the needs of the applicants as well as the benefits 
to be obtained from the use of funds.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit, State, Local and Tribal 
governments.
    Number of Respondents: 64,050.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 3.03 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 193,995 hours.
    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to the Federal Government 
is $6,127,441.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Comments: Written comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether 
the reinstated 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 information collection, including the validity 
of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the

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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 technology, e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses. Submit comments to OMB within 30 
days of the date of this notice. To ensure that FEMA is fully aware of 
any comments or concerns that you share with OMB, please provide us 
with a copy of your comments. FEMA will continue to accept comments 
from interested persons through November 17, 2008. Submit comments to 
the FEMA address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT caption.
    Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the 
proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Reinstatement, with 
change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has 
expired--Assistance to Firefighters Grant Applications, facsimile 
number (202) 395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection should be made to Director, 
Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, Mail Drop 
Room 301, facsimile number (202) 646-3347, or at e-mail address FEMA-
Information-Collections@dhs.gov.

    Dated: September 11, 2008.
John A. Sharetts-Sullivan,
Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E8-21770 Filed 9-16-08; 8:45 am]
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