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Jkt 217001 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 Number: 1660–0070, FEMA Form 75– 100. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73949 continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a revised information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the use of a form to collect data for the development and continuation of the National Fire Department Census database. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Law 93–498 provides for the gathering and analyzing of data as deemed useful and applicable for fire departments. The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) receives many requests from fire service organizations and the general public for information related to fire departments, including total number of departments, number of stations per department, population protected, and number of firefighters. The USFA also has a need for this information to guide programmatic decisions, and produce mailing lists for USFA publications. Recommendations for the creation of the fire department database came out of a Blue Ribbon Panel’s review of the USFA. The report included a review of the structure, mission and funding of the USFA, future policies, programmatic needs, course development and delivery, and the role of the USFA to reflect changes in the fire service. As a result of those recommendations, the USFA is working to identify all fire departments in the United States to develop a database that will include information related to demographics, capabilities, and activities of fire departments Nationwide. In the first year of this effort, information was collected from 16,000 fire departments. Since the first year of the collection, an additional 10,000 departments have registered. Collection of Information Title: National Fire Department Census. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0070. Form Numbers: FEMA Form 75–100, National Fire Department Census. Abstract: This collection seeks to identify fire departments in the U.S. to compile a database related to demographics, capabilities, and activities. The database will be used to guide programmatic decisions and provide information to the public. Affected Public: Federal Government, State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,667 burden hours. E:\FR\FM\04DEN1.SGM 04DEN1 73950 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 234 / Thursday, December 4, 2008 / Notices Annual Hour Burden TABLE A.12—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Type of respondent Form name/form number Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Avg. burden per response (in hours) Total annual burden (in hours) Avg. hourly wage rate Total annual respondent cost State, Local, or Tribal ........ State, Local, or Tribal (volunteers). FF 75–100 FF 75–100 528 3472 1 1 25 minutes (.4167 hours) .. 25 minutes (.4167 hours) .. 220.02 1,446.78 $21.22 0 $4,668.82 0 Total ............................ .................. 4,000 .................... ............................................ 1,667 .................... $4,668.82 Estimated Cost: The estimated annualized cost to respondents based on wage rate categories is $4,668.82. The estimated annual cost to the Federal Government is $65,550.00. 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 February 2, 2009. Interested persons should submit written comments to Office of Management, Records Management Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Contact Gayle Kelch, Statistician, United States Fire Administration, National Fire Data Center, (301) 447– 1154 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. Lawann B. Johnson, Acting Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E8–28689 Filed 12–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–17–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:35 Dec 03, 2008 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing InformationCollection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Exemption from NSEERS Registration Requirements (File No. OMB–40); OMB Control No. 1653–0035. ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE), has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until February 2, 2009. Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this notice, and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and associated response time should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Joseph M. Gerhart, Chief, Records Management Branch, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 500 12th Street, SW., Room 3138, Washington, DC 20536; (202) 732–6337. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until February 2, 2009. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies’ estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Exemption from NSEERS Registration Requirements. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: No Agency Form Number (File No. OMB–40), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individual or Households. This information collection allows an alien to seek an exemption from the NSEERS registration requirements by submitting a letter to the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement containing specific information. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 5,800 responses at 30 minutes (.5 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 2,900 annual burden hours. Comments and/or questions; requests for a copy of the proposed information collection instrument, with instructions; or inquiries for additional information should be directed to: Joseph M. Gerhart, Chief, Records Management E:\FR\FM\04DEN1.SGM 04DEN1

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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 Number: 1660-0070, FEMA Form 75-100.

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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 revised information collection. In accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning 
the use of a form to collect data for the development and continuation 
of the National Fire Department Census database.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Law 93-498 provides for the gathering 
and analyzing of data as deemed useful and applicable for fire 
departments. The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) receives many requests 
from fire service organizations and the general public for information 
related to fire departments, including total number of departments, 
number of stations per department, population protected, and number of 
firefighters. The USFA also has a need for this information to guide 
programmatic decisions, and produce mailing lists for USFA 
publications. Recommendations for the creation of the fire department 
database came out of a Blue Ribbon Panel's review of the USFA. The 
report included a review of the structure, mission and funding of the 
USFA, future policies, programmatic needs, course development and 
delivery, and the role of the USFA to reflect changes in the fire 
service. As a result of those recommendations, the USFA is working to 
identify all fire departments in the United States to develop a 
database that will include information related to demographics, 
capabilities, and activities of fire departments Nationwide. In the 
first year of this effort, information was collected from 16,000 fire 
departments. Since the first year of the collection, an additional 
10,000 departments have registered.

Collection of Information

    Title: National Fire Department Census.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0070.
    Form Numbers: FEMA Form 75-100, National Fire Department Census.
    Abstract: This collection seeks to identify fire departments in the 
U.S. to compile a database related to demographics, capabilities, and 
activities. The database will be used to guide programmatic decisions 
and provide information to the public.
    Affected Public: Federal Government, State, Local or Tribal 
Government.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,667 burden hours.

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Annual Hour Burden

                                                 Table A.12--Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                             Number of                                Total                     Total
                                                                Number of    responses   Avg. burden per response     annual    Avg. hourly     annual
          Type of respondent            Form name/form number  respondents      per             (in hours)          burden (in   wage rate    respondent
                                                                             respondent                               hours)                     cost
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State, Local, or Tribal..............  FF 75-100.............          528            1  25 minutes (.4167 hours)       220.02       $21.22    $4,668.82
State, Local, or Tribal (volunteers).  FF 75-100.............         3472            1  25 minutes (.4167 hours)     1,446.78            0            0
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    Total............................  ......................        4,000  ...........  ........................        1,667  ...........    $4,668.82
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    Estimated Cost: The estimated annualized cost to respondents based 
on wage rate categories is $4,668.82. The estimated annual cost to the 
Federal Government is $65,550.00.
    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 
February 2, 2009.

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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Gayle Kelch, Statistician, 
United States Fire Administration, National Fire Data Center, (301) 
447-1154 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.

Lawann B. Johnson,
Acting Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E8-28689 Filed 12-3-08; 8:45 am]
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