Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 4213-4214 [E9-1284]

Download as PDF 4213 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 14 / Friday, January 23, 2009 / Notices Section 303 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), 42 U.S.C. 5144, authorizes the President of the United States to form emergency Support teams of Federal personnel to be deployed in an area affected by a major disaster or emergency. Section 403(a)(3)(B) of the Stafford Act provides that the President may authorize Federal agencies to perform work on public or private lands essential to save lives and protect property, including search and rescue and emergency medical care, and other essential needs. FEMA established the National Urban Search and Rescue Response System (US&R) under these authorities. The information collection activity authorized under 44 CFR part 208 is the collection of program and administrative information from US&R Sponsoring Organizations relating to preparedness and response Cooperative Agreement awards. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 1660–0073, FEMA Form 089– 10, FEMA Form 089–11, FEMA Form 089–12, FEMA Form 089–13, FEMA Form 089–14, FEMA Form 089–15. 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 National Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Cooperative Agreement program. Collection of Information Title: National Urban Search and Rescue Grant Program. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0073. Form Numbers: FEMA Form 089–10, Narrative Statement, FEMA Form 089– 11, Performance Reports, FEMA Form 089–12, Extensions/Budget Changes, FEMA Form 089–13, Memorandum of Agreement Revisions, FEMA Form 089– 14, Self Evaluations, FEMA Form 089– 15, Task Force Deployment Data. Abstract: The information collection activity is the collection of financial, program and administrative information for US&R Sponsoring Organizations relating to preparedness and response Cooperative Agreement awards. This information includes a narrative statement that FEMA uses to evaluate a grantee’s proposed use of funds, progress reports to monitor overall progress on managing FEMA grant program, extension or change requests used to consider changing or extending the time or the performance period of the preparedness or response cooperative agreement, evaluation and information to assess and ensure operational readiness and a memorandum of agreement between DHS/FEMA and the Sponsoring Organizations of US&R task forces. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government, Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 476 hours. TABLE A.12: ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Type of respondent mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES State, Local or Tribal Government (US&R Task Forces). State, Local or Tribal Government (US&R Task Forces). State, Local or Tribal Government (US&R Task Forces). State, Local or Tribal Government (US&R Task Forces). State, Local or Tribal Government (US&R Task Forces). State, Local or Tribal Government (US&R Task Forces). Total ............... Form name/form number Number of respondents Avg. burden per response (in hours) Total annual burden (in hours) Avg. hourly wage rate ($) Total annual respondent cost ($) Narrative Statement/FEMA Form 10. 28 1 4 112 32.67 3,659 Performance Reports/FEMA Form 11. 28 2 2 112 32.67 3,659 Extensions/Budget Changes/FEMA Form 12. 28 2 1 56 32.67 1,830 Memorandum of Agreement Revisions/FEMA Form 13. Self Evaluations/ FEMA Form 14. 28 1 4 112 32.67 3,659 28 1 2 56 32.67 1,830 Task Force Deployment Data/ FEMA Form 15. 28 1 1 28 32.67 915 ............................... 28 ........................ ........................ 476 ........................ 15,552 Estimated Cost: The estimated annualized cost to respondents based on wage rate categories is $15,552. The VerDate Nov<24>2008 Number of responses per respondent 18:32 Jan 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 estimated annual cost to the Federal Government is $171,000. PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments: Written comments are solicited to (a) Evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1 4214 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 14 / Friday, January 23, 2009 / Notices 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 March 24, 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 Wanda Casey, Chief, Program Management Section, National Urban Search and Rescue Program, (202) 646– 4013 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. E9–1284 Filed 1–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–69–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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 1660–0014, FEMA Form— None. SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:32 Jan 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 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. Collection of Information Title: Reimbursement for Cost of Fighting Fire on Federal Property. OMB Number: 1660–0014. Form Number(s): No Forms. Abstract: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Administrator of the United States Fire Administration (USFA); and the United 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; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 4. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1.5 Hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6 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 February 23, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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. E9–1285 Filed 1–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–17–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; Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired, 1660–0059, FEMA Form 517–1, FEMA Form 512–1. 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. Collection of Information Title: National Flood Insurance Program Call Center and Agent Referral Enrollment Form. OMB Number: 1660–0059. Form Number(s): FEMA Form 517–1, Agent Referral Program Enrollment and FEMA Form 512–1, FEMA Inbound Script. Abstract: The information collection serves two purposes: (1) Allows the NFIP to service requests for flood insurance information or agent referral services from potential purchasers through calls to the toll-free number or by visiting the Web site, and (2) allows insurance agents to enroll in the Agent Referral Program and Agent Co-Op Program. Should the request include an insurance agent referral, the name and business address of insurance agents in the caller’s geographic area, who are enrolled in the referral service, are provided. E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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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 1660-0073, FEMA Form 089-10, 
FEMA Form 089-11, FEMA Form 089-12, FEMA Form 089-13, FEMA Form 089-14, 
FEMA Form 089-15.

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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 National Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Cooperative Agreement 
program.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 303 of the Robert T. Stafford 
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), 42 U.S.C. 
5144, authorizes the President of the United States to form emergency 
Support teams of Federal personnel to be deployed in an area affected 
by a major disaster or emergency. Section 403(a)(3)(B) of the Stafford 
Act provides that the President may authorize Federal agencies to 
perform work on public or private lands essential to save lives and 
protect property, including search and rescue and emergency medical 
care, and other essential needs. FEMA established the National Urban 
Search and Rescue Response System (US&R) under these authorities. The 
information collection activity authorized under 44 CFR part 208 is the 
collection of program and administrative information from US&R 
Sponsoring Organizations relating to preparedness and response 
Cooperative Agreement awards.

Collection of Information

    Title: National Urban Search and Rescue Grant Program.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0073.
    Form Numbers: FEMA Form 089-10, Narrative Statement, FEMA Form 089-
11, Performance Reports, FEMA Form 089-12, Extensions/Budget Changes, 
FEMA Form 089-13, Memorandum of Agreement Revisions, FEMA Form 089-14, 
Self Evaluations, FEMA Form 089-15, Task Force Deployment Data.
    Abstract: The information collection activity is the collection of 
financial, program and administrative information for US&R Sponsoring 
Organizations relating to preparedness and response Cooperative 
Agreement awards. This information includes a narrative statement that 
FEMA uses to evaluate a grantee's proposed use of funds, progress 
reports to monitor overall progress on managing FEMA grant program, 
extension or change requests used to consider changing or extending the 
time or the performance period of the preparedness or response 
cooperative agreement, evaluation and information to assess and ensure 
operational readiness and a memorandum of agreement between DHS/FEMA 
and the Sponsoring Organizations of US&R task forces.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government, Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 476 hours.

                                                 Table A.12: Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                             Number of      Avg. burden    Total annual                    Total annual
        Type of respondent             Form name/form        Number of     responses per   per response     burden (in      Avg. hourly     respondent
                                           number           respondents     respondent      (in hours)        hours)       wage rate ($)     cost ($)
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State, Local or Tribal Government   Narrative Statement/              28               1               4             112           32.67           3,659
 (US&R Task Forces).                 FEMA Form 10.
State, Local or Tribal Government   Performance Reports/              28               2               2             112           32.67           3,659
 (US&R Task Forces).                 FEMA Form 11.
State, Local or Tribal Government   Extensions/Budget                 28               2               1              56           32.67           1,830
 (US&R Task Forces).                 Changes/FEMA Form
                                     12.
State, Local or Tribal Government   Memorandum of                     28               1               4             112           32.67           3,659
 (US&R Task Forces).                 Agreement Revisions/
                                     FEMA Form 13.
State, Local or Tribal Government   Self Evaluations/                 28               1               2              56           32.67           1,830
 (US&R Task Forces).                 FEMA Form 14.
State, Local or Tribal Government   Task Force                        28               1               1              28           32.67             915
 (US&R Task Forces).                 Deployment Data/
                                     FEMA Form 15.
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    Total.........................  ....................              28  ..............  ..............             476  ..............          15,552
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    Estimated Cost: The estimated annualized cost to respondents based 
on wage rate categories is $15,552. The estimated annual cost to the 
Federal Government is $171,000.
    Comments: Written comments are solicited to (a) Evaluate whether 
the proposed data collection is necessary for

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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 March 24, 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 Wanda Casey, Chief, Program 
Management Section, National Urban Search and Rescue Program, (202) 
646-4013 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. E9-1284 Filed 1-22-09; 8:45 am]
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