Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 76370-76371 [E8-29767]

Download as PDF 76370 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 16, 2008 / Notices 2008–1190) in the Search box, and click ‘‘Go.’’ Dated: December 11, 2008. J.G. Lantz, Director, Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. E8–29735 Filed 12–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P 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 1660–0083, FEMA Form 116–1, FEMA Form 085–1, FEMA Form 090–1. 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 Loan Package for Community Disaster Loans and Special Community Disaster Loan Programs. This collection allows the government to make loans to communities that have suffered economic problems due to disasters. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Community Disaster Loan Program (CDL) is authorized by Section 417 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Public Law 93–288, as amended, provides policies and procedures for local governments and State and Federal officials concerning the Community Disaster Loan Program; FEMA regulations 44 CFR, Part 206.364, Subpart K, implements the statutes. The Assistant Administrator may make a CDL to any local government which has suffered a substantial loss of tax or other revenues as a result of a major disaster or emergency and which demonstrates a need for Federal financial assistance in order to perform its governmental functions. Collection of Information Title: Application for Community Disaster Loan (CDL) Program and the Special Community Disaster Loan (SCDL) Program. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0083. Form Numbers: FEMA Form 116–1 Promissory Note, FEMA Form 085–1 Local Government Resolution Collateral Security, and FEMA Form 090–1 Certification of Eligibility for Community Disaster Loans. Abstract: The Loan Package for the Community Disaster Loan and Special Community Disaster Loan Programs provides States, Local and Tribal governments that have suffered substantial loss of tax or other revenues as a result of a major disaster or emergency, the opportunity to obtain financial assistance in order to perform their governmental functions. Local governments can submit a loan package for the traditional and Special Community Disaster Loan Programs. These loans must be justified on the basis of need and actual expenses. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 875 hours. TABLE A.12—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Type of respondent Form name/form No. Local Government. No. of respondents Certification of Eligibility for Community Disaster Loans/ FEMA Form 090–1. Promissory Note/ FEMA Form 116–1. Local Government Resolution—Collateral Security/FEMA Form 085–1. Letter of Application ... Local Government. Local Government. Local Government. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Total annual burden (in hours) Total annual respondent cost 1 2.5 125 $46.22 $5,778 1 4.0 200 46.22 9,244 50 1 10.0 500 46.22 23,110 50 1 1.0 50 46.22 2,311 50 Jkt 217001 Avg. hourly wage rate 50 Estimated Cost: The estimated annualized cost to respondents based on wage rate categories is $40,443.00. The estimated annual cost to the Federal Government is $1,009,800.00. 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 17:09 Dec 15, 2008 Avg. burden per response (in hours) 50 Total ......... VerDate Aug<31>2005 No. of responses per respondent 875 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 PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40,443 responses. Comments must be submitted on or February 17, 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, Mail Drop Room 301. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact John Wilmot, Community Disaster Loan Program Manager, Public Assistance Division, Disaster Assistance E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 16, 2008 / Notices Directorate, (202) 646–2544 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. Samuel C. Smith, Acting Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E8–29767 Filed 12–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice; 30-day notice and request for comments; Revision of a currently approved collection, OMB Number 1660–0008, FEMA Form 81–31, FEMA Form 81–65. SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission describes the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and includes the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Collection of Information Title: Post Construction Elevation Certificate/Floodproofing Certificate. OMB Number: 1660–0008. Form Numbers: FEMA Form 81–31, Elevation Certificate, FEMA Form 81– 65, Floodproofing Certificate. Abstract: The Elevation Certificate and Floodproofing Certificate are used in conjunction with the application for flood insurance (OMB No. 1660–0006, National Flood Insurance Program Policy Forms). The certificates are required for proper rating of post Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) structures, which are buildings constructed after the publication of the FIRM, for flood insurance in Special Flood Hazard VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:09 Dec 15, 2008 Jkt 217001 Areas. In addition, the Elevation Certificate is needed for pre-FIRM structures being rated under post-FIRM flood insurance rules. The certificates provide community officials and others standardized documents to readily record needed building elevation information. NFIP policyholders/ applicants provide the appropriate certificate to insurance agents. The certificate is then used in conjunction with the insurance application so that the building can be properly rated for flood insurance. Affected Public: Individuals and households, Business or other for-profit, State, local or Tribal Government, Farms, Not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 2,200. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3.75. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,245 hours. 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. Comments should be addressed to Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and sent via electronic mail to oira.submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. Comments must be submitted on or before January 15, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Acting Director, Records Management Division, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, Mail Drop Room 301, facsimile number (202) 646–3347, or e-mail address FEMA-Information-Collections@dhs.gov. Samuel C. Smith, Acting Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E8–29768 Filed 12–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–11–P Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1792–DR] Louisiana; Amendment No. 7 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA–1792–DR), dated September 13, 2008, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: December 8, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana is hereby amended to include the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the event declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of September 13, 2008. Livingston and St. Martin Parishes for Public Assistance (already designated for Individual Assistance). (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. E8–29760 Filed 12–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1799–DR] DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY PO 00000 76371 Sfmt 4703 New Hampshire; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of New Hampshire (FEMA–1799– DR), dated October 3, 2008, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: December 5, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 242 (Tuesday, December 16, 2008)]
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[FR Doc No: E8-29767]


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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 1660-0083, FEMA Form 116-1, 
FEMA Form 085-1, FEMA Form 090-1.

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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 continuing information collection. In accordance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments 
concerning the Loan Package for Community Disaster Loans and Special 
Community Disaster Loan Programs. This collection allows the government 
to make loans to communities that have suffered economic problems due 
to disasters.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Community Disaster Loan Program (CDL) is 
authorized by Section 417 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and 
Emergency Assistance Act, Public Law 93-288, as amended, provides 
policies and procedures for local governments and State and Federal 
officials concerning the Community Disaster Loan Program; FEMA 
regulations 44 CFR, Part 206.364, Subpart K, implements the statutes. 
The Assistant Administrator may make a CDL to any local government 
which has suffered a substantial loss of tax or other revenues as a 
result of a major disaster or emergency and which demonstrates a need 
for Federal financial assistance in order to perform its governmental 
functions.

Collection of Information

    Title: Application for Community Disaster Loan (CDL) Program and 
the Special Community Disaster Loan (SCDL) Program.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0083.
    Form Numbers: FEMA Form 116-1 Promissory Note, FEMA Form 085-1 
Local Government Resolution Collateral Security, and FEMA Form 090-1 
Certification of Eligibility for Community Disaster Loans.
    Abstract: The Loan Package for the Community Disaster Loan and 
Special Community Disaster Loan Programs provides States, Local and 
Tribal governments that have suffered substantial loss of tax or other 
revenues as a result of a major disaster or emergency, the opportunity 
to obtain financial assistance in order to perform their governmental 
functions. Local governments can submit a loan package for the 
traditional and Special Community Disaster Loan Programs. These loans 
must be justified on the basis of need and actual expenses.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 875 hours.

                                                 Table A.12--Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                              No. of        Avg. burden    Total annual                    Total annual
        Type of respondent           Form name/form No.       No. of       responses per   per response     burden (in      Avg. hourly     respondent
                                                            respondents     respondent      (in hours)        hours)         wage rate         cost
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Local Government..................  Certification of                  50               1             2.5             125          $46.22          $5,778
                                     Eligibility for
                                     Community Disaster
                                     Loans/FEMA Form 090-
                                     1.
Local Government..................  Promissory Note/FEMA              50               1             4.0             200           46.22           9,244
                                     Form 116-1.
Local Government..................  Local Government                  50               1            10.0             500           46.22          23,110
                                     Resolution--Collate
                                     ral Security/FEMA
                                     Form 085-1.
Local Government..................  Letter of                         50               1             1.0              50           46.22           2,311
                                     Application.
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    Total.........................                                    50                                             875                          40,443
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    Estimated Cost: The estimated annualized cost to respondents based 
on wage rate categories is $40,443.00. The estimated annual cost to the 
Federal Government is $1,009,800.00.
    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 February 17, 
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, Mail Drop 
Room 301.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact John Wilmot, Community 
Disaster Loan Program Manager, Public Assistance Division, Disaster 
Assistance

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Directorate, (202) 646-2544 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.

Samuel C. Smith,
Acting Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E8-29767 Filed 12-15-08; 8:45 am]
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