Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 10954-10956 [E9-5502]

Download as PDF 10954 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 48 / Friday, March 13, 2009 / Notices Management Agency, and sent via electronic mail to oira.submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (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, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 20598–3005, facsimile number (202) 646–3347, or e-mail address FEMA-InformationCollections@dhs.gov. Collection of Information Title: Inspection of Insured Structures by Communities. Type of information collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0045. Form Titles and Numbers: No Forms. Abstract: The community inspection report is used for the implementation of the inspection procedures to help communities in Monroe County, the City of Marathon and the Village of Islamorada, Florida verify buildings are compliant with their floodplain management ordinance and to help FEMA ensure that policyholders are paying flood insurance premiums that are commensurate with their flood risk. Affected Public: Individuals and Households, State, local and Tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 833. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Average Hour Burden per Respondent: 2.25 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,874 hours. The number of Annual Burden Hours has been increased since publication of the 60day Federal Register Notice (see 73 FR 79139, Dec. 24, 2008). Estimated Cost: The estimated annualized cost to respondents based on wage rate categories is $42,580.00. The estimated annualized costs to respondents based on wage rate categories has been increased since publication of the 60-day Federal Register Notice (see 73 FR 79139, Dec. 24, 2008). The estimated annual cost to the Federal Government is $10,173. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Larry Gray, Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–5500 Filed 3–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:55 Mar 12, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2009–0001] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired, OMB No. 1660–0054; FEMA Form 080–2, AFG Application (General Questions and Narrative), FEMA Form 080–3, Activity Specific Questions for AFG Vehicle Applicants, FEMA Form 080–4, Activity Specific Questions for AFG Operations and Safety Applications, FEMA Form 080–5, Activity Specific Questions for Fire Prevention and Safety Applicants, FEMA Form 080–6, Fire Prevention and Safety Research and Development Application (Questions and Narrative), FEMA Form 080–7, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (General Questions for All Applicants), FEMA Form 080–8, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Hiring of Firefighters Application (Questions and Narrative), and FEMA Form 080–10, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters Application (Questions and Narrative). 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 proposed information collection reinstated with change. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the use of forms to collect data for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Applications. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 12, 2009. ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use only one of the following means to submit comments: (1) Online. Submit comments at http://www.regulations.gov under docket ID FEMA–2009–0001. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Office of Chief Counsel, Regulation & Policy Team, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street, PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SW., Room 835, Washington, DC 20472– 3100. (3) Facsimile. Submit comments to (703) 483–2999. (4) E-mail. Submit comments to FEMA-POLICY@dhs.gov. Include docket ID FEMA–2009–0001 in the subject line. All submissions received must include the agency name and docket ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act notice that is available on the Privacy and Use Notice link on the Administration Navigation Bar of http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Tom Harrington, Fire Program Specialist, Assistance to Firefighters Program Office, Grant Programs Directorate, (202) 786–9791 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. 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 collection is necessary in order for DHS to effectively implement a competitive grant program. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 080–2, AFG Application (General Questions and Narrative), FEMA Form 080–3, Activity Specific Questions for AFG Vehicle Applicants, FEMA Form 080–4, Activity Specific Questions for AFG Operations and Safety Applications, FEMA Form 080–5, Activity Specific Questions for Fire Prevention and Safety Applicants, FEMA Form 080–6, Fire Prevention and Safety Research and Development E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 48 / Friday, March 13, 2009 / Notices Application (Questions and Narrative), FEMA Form 080–7, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (General Questions for All Applicants), FEMA Form 080–8, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Hiring of Firefighters Application (Questions and Narrative), and FEMA Form 080–10, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters Application (Questions and Narrative). Abstract: Information sought under this submission will comprise the grant applications for AFG, FPS and SAFER. The information is necessary to assess 10955 the needs of the applicants as well as the benefits to be obtained from the use of funds. Affected Public: ‘‘Not-for-profit’’ and ‘‘State, Local and Tribal Government.’’ Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 227,225 hours. ANNUAL HOUR BURDEN TABLE A.12—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Number of responses per respondent Avg. burden per response (in hours) Total annual burden (in hours) Avg. hourly wage rate Total annual respondent cost 24,700 1 6.6 163,020 31.60 5,151,432 300 1 6.6 1,980 27.50 54,450.00 8,000 1 2.0 16,000 31.60 505,600.00 FF 080–4 Activity Specific Questions for AFG Operations and Safety Applications. 13,000 1 2.0 26,000 31.60 821,600.00 AFG Subtotal ........................... 46,000 ................ ................ 207,000 ................ 6,533,082.00 FF 080–5 Activity Specific Questions for Fire Prevention and Safety Applicants. FF 080–5 Activity Specific Questions for Fire Prevention and Safety Applicants. FF 080–6 Fire Prevention and Safety Research and Development Application (Questions and Narrative). 2,150 1 2.0 4,300 31.60 135,880.00 300 1 2.0 600 27.50 16,500.00 50 1 21.5 1,075 27.50 29,562.50 FPS Subtotal ........................... 2,500 ................ ................ 5,975 ................ 181,942.50 FF 080–7 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (General Questions All Applicants). FF 080–7 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (General Questions All Applicants. FF 080–8 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Hiring of Firefighters Application (Questions and Narrative). FF 080–10 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters Application (Questions and Narrative). FF 080–10 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters Application (Questions and Narrative). SAFER Subtotal ...................... 1,470 1 2.0 2,940 31.60 92,904.00 30 1 2 60 27.50 1,650.00 1,000 1 7.5 7,500 31.60 237,000.00 470 1 7.5 3,525 31.60 111,390.00 30 1 7.5 225 27.50 6,187.50 3,000 ................ ................ 14,250 ................ 449,131.50 Grand Total .............................. 51,500 ................ ................ 227,225 ................ 7,164,156.00 Number of respondents Type of Respondent Form name/Form No. State, Local, or Tribal Government. Not-for-profit institutions. State, Local, or Tribal Government. State, Local, or Tribal Government. FF 080–2 AFG Application (General Questions and Narrative). FF 080–2 AFG Application (General Questions and Narrative). FF 080–3 Activity Specific Questions for AFG Vehicle Applicants. State, Local, or Tribal Government. Not-for-profit institutions. Not-for-profit institutions. State, Local, or Tribal Government. Not-for-profit institutions. State, Local, or Tribal Government. State, Local, or Tribal Government. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Cost: The estimated annualized cost to respondents based on VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:45 Mar 12, 2009 Jkt 217001 wage rate categories is $7,164,156.00. PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The estimated annual cost to the Federal Government is $3,875,594.40. E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1 10956 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 48 / Friday, March 13, 2009 / Notices Comments Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption above. 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. Larry Gray, Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–5502 Filed 3–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–64–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request [Docket ID: FEMA–2009–0001] AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; revision of a currently approved collection; OMB No. 1660–0009; No Form. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 proposed extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:55 Mar 12, 2009 Jkt 217001 concerning a Governor’s request for a major disaster or an emergency declaration by the President. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 12, 2009. ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use only one of the following means to submit comments: (1) Online. Submit comments at http: //www.regulations.gov under docket ID FEMA–2009–0001. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Office of Chief Counsel, Regulation and Policy Team, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street, SW., Room 835, WASH, DC 20472– 3100. (3) Facsimile. Submit comments to (703) 483–2999. (4) E-mail. Submit comments to FEMA-POLICY@dhs.gov. Include docket ID FEMA–2009–0001 in the subject line. All submissions received must include the agency name and docket ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act notice that is available on the Privacy and Use Notice link on the Administration Navigation Bar of http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Peggy Miller, Branch Chief, Declarations Unit, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, telephone number (202) 646–3886 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5207, as amended (the Stafford Act), requires that all requests for a major disaster or an emergency declaration by the President must be made by the Governor of the affected State. Section 401 of the Act stipulates specific information the Governor must PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 submit with a request for any major disaster or emergency declaration. Section 501(a) of the Act stipulates specific information the Governor must submit with a request for any emergency declaration. Section 403(c) of the Act authorizes emergency assistance, without a Presidential declaration, through the utilization of Department of Defense personnel and resources. Information needed to process the request from the Governor is set forth in 44 CFR Part 206.35 and 206.36. Collection of Information Title: The Declaration Process: Requests for Preliminary Damage Assessment, Federal Disaster Assistance, Cost Share Adjustment, and Appeals. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0009. Form Titles and Numbers: No Form. Abstract: When a disaster occurs in a State, the Governor of the State or the Acting Governor in his/her absence, may request a major disaster declaration or an emergency declaration. The Governor should submit the request to the President through the appropriate Regional Administrator to ensure prompt acknowledgement and processing. The information obtained by joint Federal, State, and local preliminary damage assessments will be analyzed by FEMA regional senior level staff. The regional summary and the regional analysis and recommendation shall include a discussion of State and local resources and capabilities, and other assistance available to meet the disaster related needs. The Administrator of FEMA provides a recommendation to the President and also provides a copy of the Governor’s request. In the event the information required by law is not contained in the request, the Governor’s request cannot be processed and forwarded to the White House. In the event the Governor’s request for a major disaster declaration or an emergency declaration is not granted, the Governor may appeal the decision. Affected Public: ‘‘State, Local or Tribal Governments’’. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 25,536. E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 48 (Friday, March 13, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10954-10956]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2009-0001]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; Reinstatement, 
with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has 
expired, OMB No. 1660-0054; FEMA Form 080-2, AFG Application (General 
Questions and Narrative), FEMA Form 080-3, Activity Specific Questions 
for AFG Vehicle Applicants, FEMA Form 080-4, Activity Specific 
Questions for AFG Operations and Safety Applications, FEMA Form 080-5, 
Activity Specific Questions for Fire Prevention and Safety Applicants, 
FEMA Form 080-6, Fire Prevention and Safety Research and Development 
Application (Questions and Narrative), FEMA Form 080-7, Staffing for 
Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (General Questions for All 
Applicants), FEMA Form 080-8, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency 
Response Hiring of Firefighters Application (Questions and Narrative), 
and FEMA Form 080-10, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response 
Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters Application 
(Questions and Narrative).

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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 proposed information collection reinstated with change. 
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice 
seeks comments concerning the use of forms to collect data for the 
Assistance to Firefighters Grant Applications.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 12, 2009.

ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use 
only one of the following means to submit comments:
    (1) Online. Submit comments at http://www.regulations.gov under 
docket ID FEMA-2009-0001. Follow the instructions for submitting 
comments.
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Office of Chief Counsel, 
Regulation & Policy Team, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street, SW., Room 835, 
Washington, DC 20472-3100.
    (3) Facsimile. Submit comments to (703) 483-2999.
    (4) E-mail. Submit comments to FEMA-POLICY@dhs.gov. Include docket 
ID FEMA-2009-0001 in the subject line.
    All submissions received must include the agency name and docket 
ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, 
all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any 
personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this 
information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act 
notice that is available on the Privacy and Use Notice link on the 
Administration Navigation Bar of http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Tom Harrington, Fire Program 
Specialist, Assistance to Firefighters Program Office, Grant Programs 
Directorate, (202) 786-9791 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.

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 collection is necessary in order for DHS to effectively implement 
a competitive grant program.

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.
    Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 080-2, AFG Application (General 
Questions and Narrative), FEMA Form 080-3, Activity Specific Questions 
for AFG Vehicle Applicants, FEMA Form 080-4, Activity Specific 
Questions for AFG Operations and Safety Applications, FEMA Form 080-5, 
Activity Specific Questions for Fire Prevention and Safety Applicants, 
FEMA Form 080-6, Fire Prevention and Safety Research and Development

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Application (Questions and Narrative), FEMA Form 080-7, Staffing for 
Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (General Questions for All 
Applicants), FEMA Form 080-8, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency 
Response Hiring of Firefighters Application (Questions and Narrative), 
and FEMA Form 080-10, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response 
Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters Application 
(Questions and Narrative).
    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'' and ``State, Local and Tribal 
Government.''
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 227,225 hours.

                                                                   Annual Hour Burden
                                                 Table A.12--Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                                                   Avg.
                                                                                     Number of    burden     Total
                                                                        Number of    responses     per       annual      Avg.    Total annual respondent
          Type of Respondent                  Form name/Form No.       respondents      per      response    burden     hourly             cost
                                                                                    respondent     (in        (in     wage rate
                                                                                                  hours)     hours)
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State, Local, or Tribal Government....  FF 080-2 AFG Application           24,700            1        6.6    163,020      31.60                5,151,432
                                         (General Questions and
                                         Narrative).
Not-for-profit institutions...........  FF 080-2 AFG Application              300            1        6.6      1,980      27.50                54,450.00
                                         (General Questions and
                                         Narrative).
State, Local, or Tribal Government....  FF 080-3 Activity Specific          8,000            1        2.0     16,000      31.60               505,600.00
                                         Questions for AFG Vehicle
                                         Applicants.
State, Local, or Tribal Government....  FF 080-4 Activity Specific         13,000            1        2.0     26,000      31.60               821,600.00
                                         Questions for AFG Operations
                                         and Safety Applications.
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                                         AFG Subtotal................      46,000   ..........  .........    207,000  .........             6,533,082.00
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State, Local, or Tribal Government....  FF 080-5 Activity Specific          2,150            1        2.0      4,300      31.60               135,880.00
                                         Questions for Fire
                                         Prevention and Safety
                                         Applicants.
Not-for-profit institutions...........  FF 080-5 Activity Specific            300            1        2.0        600      27.50                16,500.00
                                         Questions for Fire
                                         Prevention and Safety
                                         Applicants.
Not-for-profit institutions...........  FF 080-6 Fire Prevention and           50            1       21.5      1,075      27.50                29,562.50
                                         Safety Research and
                                         Development Application
                                         (Questions and Narrative).
                                                                      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                         FPS Subtotal................       2,500   ..........  .........      5,975  .........               181,942.50
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State, Local, or Tribal Government....  FF 080-7 Staffing for               1,470            1        2.0      2,940      31.60                92,904.00
                                         Adequate Fire and Emergency
                                         Response (General Questions
                                         All Applicants).
Not-for-profit institutions...........  FF 080-7 Staffing for                  30            1          2         60      27.50                 1,650.00
                                         Adequate Fire and Emergency
                                         Response (General Questions
                                         All Applicants.
State, Local, or Tribal Government....  FF 080-8 Staffing for               1,000            1        7.5      7,500      31.60               237,000.00
                                         Adequate Fire and Emergency
                                         Response Hiring of
                                         Firefighters Application
                                         (Questions and Narrative).
State, Local, or Tribal Government....  FF 080-10 Staffing for                470            1        7.5      3,525      31.60               111,390.00
                                         Adequate Fire and Emergency
                                         Response Recruitment and
                                         Retention of Volunteer
                                         Firefighters Application
                                         (Questions and Narrative).
Not-for-profit institutions...........  FF 080-10 Staffing for                 30            1        7.5        225      27.50                 6,187.50
                                         Adequate Fire and Emergency
                                         Response Recruitment and
                                         Retention of Volunteer
                                         Firefighters Application
                                         (Questions and Narrative).
                                         SAFER Subtotal..............       3,000   ..........  .........     14,250  .........               449,131.50
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                                         Grand Total.................      51,500   ..........  .........    227,225  .........             7,164,156.00
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    Estimated Cost: The estimated annualized cost to respondents based 
on wage rate categories is $7,164,156.00. The estimated annual cost to 
the Federal Government is $3,875,594.40.

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Comments

    Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption 
above. 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.

Larry Gray,
Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
 [FR Doc. E9-5502 Filed 3-12-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-64-P