Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 19572-19573 [E9-9813]

Download as PDF 19572 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 81 / Wednesday, April 29, 2009 / Notices pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Management and Budget (OMB), USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC 20529–2210. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202– 272–8352 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202–395– 6974 or via e-mail at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB Control Number 1615–0063 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the 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 agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, 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 an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: National Interest Waivers; Supplemental Evidence to I–140 and I–485. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: No Form Number. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals and Households. The supplemental documentation will be used by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to determine eligibility for national interest waiver requests and to finalize the request for adjustment to lawful permanent resident status. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:48 Apr 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 respond: 8,000 responses, two responses per respondent, at (1) hour per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 16,000 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the proposed information requirements, or additional information, please visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov/search/ index.jsp. If additional information is required contact: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC 20529–2210, (202) 272– 8377. Dated: April 24, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. E9–9750 Filed 4–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P 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; new information collection; OMB No. 1660–NW35; FEMA Form 528–1, NEFRLS Registration; and FEMA Form 528–2, NEFRLS Search. 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 new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System (NEFRLS) established in accordance with Title VI of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 to help facilitate the reunification of families displaced due to a major disaster or emergency DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 29, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, 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 Waddy Gonzalez, Mass Care Team Lead, Individual Assistance Division, Mass Care Unit, at (202) 212– 1077 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 PostKatrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006, in Title VI of the DHS Appropriations Act of 2007, Public Law 109–295, section 689c, 120 Stat. 1355 at 1451 is the legal basis for FEMA to provide a National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System (NEFRLS) to allow adults (including medical patients) that have been displaced by a Presidentially-declared disaster or emergency to voluntarily register by submitting personal information to be entered into a database that could be used by others to help reunify them with their families. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of Information Title: National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System (NEFRLS). Type of Information Collection: New information collection. OMB Number: 1660–NW35. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 528–1, NEFRLS Registration; and FEMA Form 528–2, NEFRLS Search. Abstract: NEFRLS is a Web-based system. The information collected in the NEFRLS will be used to help facilitate E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1 19573 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 81 / Wednesday, April 29, 2009 / Notices the reunification of family members that have been displaced due to a major disaster or emergency. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 328,366 Hours. TABLE A.12—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Type of respondent Individuals or households. Individuals or households. Subtotal—Registration. Individuals or households. Individuals or households. Subtotal—Search Total ............. Total annual burden (in hours) Avg. hourly wage rate .32 (19 minutes) ......... 13,527 $19.81 $267,970 1 .22 (13 minutes) ......... 3,085 19.81 61,114 56,956 .................... ..................................... ................ ................ ........................ NEFRLS Search 800#/ FEMA Form 528–2. NEFRLS Search Internet/FEMA Form 528–2. 194,846 3 .32 (19 minutes) ......... 185,104 19.81 $3,666,910 194,846 3 .22 (13 minutes) ......... 126,650 19.81 2,508,937 ..................................... 389,692 .................... ..................................... ................ ................ ........................ ..................................... 446,648 .................... ..................................... 328,366 ................ 6,504,931 No. of respondents No. of responses per respondent NEFRLS Registration 800#/FEMA Form 528–1. NEFRLS Registration Internet/FEMA Form 528–1. 42,717 1 14,239 ..................................... Form name/form number Avg. burden per response (in hours) Estimated Cost: There are no start-up, operational or other costs associated with this information collection in addition to the burden hour cost noted in the table above. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Comments Agency Information Collection Activities: New Information Collection; Comment Request pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 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. E9–9813 Filed 4–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:11 Apr 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form I–395, Affidavit in Lieu of Lost Receipt of Immigration and Customs Enforcement for Collateral Accepted as Security. 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 was previously published in the Federal Register on February 12, 2009 Vol. 74 No. 28, 7072, allowing for a 60 day public comment period. No comments were received on this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for thirty days until May 29, 2009. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies regarding items contained in this notice and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and associated response time should be directed to the PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total annual respondent cost Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to OMB Desk Officer, for United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. 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 agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, 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. E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 81 (Wednesday, April 29, 2009)]
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[FR Doc No: E9-9813]


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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; new information 
collection; OMB No. 1660-NW35; FEMA Form 528-1, NEFRLS Registration; 
and FEMA Form 528-2, NEFRLS Search.

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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 new information collection. In accordance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments 
concerning the National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System 
(NEFRLS) established in accordance with Title VI of the Department of 
Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 to help facilitate the 
reunification of families displaced due to a major disaster or 
emergency

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 29, 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, 
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 Waddy Gonzalez, Mass Care Team 
Lead, Individual Assistance Division, Mass Care Unit, at (202) 212-1077 
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 Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform 
Act of 2006, in Title VI of the DHS Appropriations Act of 2007, Public 
Law 109-295, section 689c, 120 Stat. 1355 at 1451 is the legal basis 
for FEMA to provide a National Emergency Family Registry and Locator 
System (NEFRLS) to allow adults (including medical patients) that have 
been displaced by a Presidentially-declared disaster or emergency to 
voluntarily register by submitting personal information to be entered 
into a database that could be used by others to help reunify them with 
their families.

Collection of Information

    Title: National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System 
(NEFRLS).
    Type of Information Collection: New information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-NW35.
    Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 528-1, NEFRLS Registration; and 
FEMA Form 528-2, NEFRLS Search.
    Abstract: NEFRLS is a Web-based system. The information collected 
in the NEFRLS will be used to help facilitate

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the reunification of family members that have been displaced due to a 
major disaster or emergency.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 328,366 Hours.

                                                 Table A.12--Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                                                                      Total
                                                                                 No. of                               annual      Avg.     Total annual
          Type of respondent            Form name/form  number      No. of     responses       Avg. burden per        burden     hourly     respondent
                                                                 respondents      per        response  (in hours)      (in     wage rate       cost
                                                                               respondent                             hours)
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 Individuals or households...........  NEFRLS Registration            42,717            1  .32 (19 minutes).......     13,527     $19.81        $267,970
                                        800/FEMA Form
                                        528-1.
Individuals or households............  NEFRLS Registration            14,239            1  .22 (13 minutes).......      3,085      19.81          61,114
                                        Internet/FEMA Form 528-
                                        1.
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    Subtotal--Registration...........  ........................       56,956  ...........  .......................  .........  .........  ..............
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Individuals or households............   NEFRLS Search 800/FEMA Form 528-2.
 Individuals or households...........  NEFRLS Search Internet/       194,846            3  .22 (13 minutes).......    126,650      19.81       2,508,937
                                        FEMA Form 528-2.
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    Subtotal--Search.................  ........................      389,692  ...........  .......................  .........  .........  ..............
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        Total........................  ........................      446,648  ...........  .......................    328,366  .........       6,504,931
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    Estimated Cost: There are no start-up, operational or other costs 
associated with this information collection in addition to the burden 
hour cost noted in the table above.

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. E9-9813 Filed 4-28-09; 8:45 am]
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