Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 40213-40214 [E9-19155]

Download as PDF 40213 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 153 / Tuesday, August 11, 2009 / Notices (1) Online. Submit comments at 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 www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Kerry Hoerth, Community Preparedness Division Program Specialist, FEMA, 202–786–9775 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. Citizen Corps was launched as a Presidential Initiative, Executive Order 13254, in 2002 with a mission to harness the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared for the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds. In order to fulfill its mission, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Community Preparedness Division (CPD) requires individuals to submit profiles electronically through its information collection online process and forms. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of Information Title: Citizen Corps Individual Registration. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: OMB No. 1660–0099. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 646–0, Citizen Corps Individual Registration. Abstract: FEMA’s Community Preparedness Division (CPD) would like to revise a currently approved collection for its individual registration to allow members of the public to provide contact information to receive national programmatic updates and announcements such as upcoming preparedness demonstrations and training opportunities and the opportunity to get involved in local organizations and events. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,600 burden hours. ANNUAL HOUR BURDEN TABLE A.12—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Form name/ form No. Type of respondent 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 Individuals or households ......................... FEMA Form 20,000 1 5 minutes (.08 hours) 1,600 27.38 43,808.00 Total ...................... ........................ 20,000 ........................ ........................ 1,600 ........................ 43,808.00 * Note: The ‘‘Avg. Hourly Wage Rate’’ for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate. e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Estimated Cost: None. sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with 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, VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:51 Aug 10, 2009 Jkt 217001 Larry Gray, Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–19154 Filed 8–10–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–05–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. PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; revision of a currently approved information collection; OMB No. 1660–0098; FEMA Form 646, Citizen Corps Council Registration. SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 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 revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the online database of Citizen Corps Councils and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) so that they can submit profiles via the national Web site. Approved registration of a Council or CERT program allows them to be recognized as official entities E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1 40214 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 153 / Tuesday, August 11, 2009 / Notices listed in the participation directory and become eligible for various Citizen Corps Program benefits. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 13, 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 Kerry Hoerth, Community Community Preparedness Division to collect information that is more usable and provide a more efficient way to track the effectiveness of the nationwide network of Councils and CERTs and make it easier for Councils to register or update information. Preparedness Division Program Specialist, FEMA, 202–786–9775 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. Collection of Information Citizen Corps was launched as a Presidential Initiative, Executive Order 13254, in 2002 with a mission to harness the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared for the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds. In order to fulfill its mission, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Community Preparedness Division (CPD) seeks to establish a network of State, local, and Tribal Citizen Corps Councils that will coordinate activities, including Community Emergency Response Teams, at these levels. The Citizen Corps Council Registration Form will allow FEMA and State personnel to ensure that prospective Councils/CERTs have the support of the appropriate government officials in their area, ensure a dedicated coordinator is assigned to the Council, and will provide an efficient way to track the effectiveness of the nationwide network of Councils and CERTs. This revised registration process will allow the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Citizen Corps Council Registration. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: OMB No. 1660–0098. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 646, Citizen Corps Council Registration. Abstract: FEMA’s Community Preparedness Division would like to revise a currently approved collection for its registration of State, local, Tribal and territorial Councils and Community Emergency Response Teams. The registration process allows for new Councils to submit information on the Council or CERT to the State Citizen Corps Program Manager for approval. The revised registration process will allow for the collection of more valuable information and the tool is more userfriendly for Citizen Corps Councils and CERTs. Affected Public: State, local or Tribal Government. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 11,518 burden hours. Annual Hour Burden TABLE A.12—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Form name/ form no. Type of respondent 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 Government .............. FEMA-Form 5759 2 1 11,518 22.40 $258,003.20 Total ...................... ........................ 5759 ........................ ........................ 11,518 ........................ 258,003.20 Estimated Cost: None. sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:51 Aug 10, 2009 Jkt 217001 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, PO 00000 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 153 (Tuesday, August 11, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40213-40214]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-19155]


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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; revision of a 
currently approved information collection; OMB No. 1660-0098; FEMA Form 
646, Citizen Corps Council Registration.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 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 revision of a currently approved information 
collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
this Notice seeks comments concerning the online database of Citizen 
Corps Councils and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) so that 
they can submit profiles via the national Web site. Approved 
registration of a Council or CERT program allows them to be recognized 
as official entities

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listed in the participation directory and become eligible for various 
Citizen Corps Program benefits.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 13, 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 Kerry Hoerth, Community 
Preparedness Division Program Specialist, FEMA, 202-786-9775 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: Citizen Corps was launched as a Presidential 
Initiative, Executive Order 13254, in 2002 with a mission to harness 
the power of every individual through education, training, and 
volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better 
prepared for the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and 
disasters of all kinds. In order to fulfill its mission, the Federal 
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Community Preparedness Division 
(CPD) seeks to establish a network of State, local, and Tribal Citizen 
Corps Councils that will coordinate activities, including Community 
Emergency Response Teams, at these levels. The Citizen Corps Council 
Registration Form will allow FEMA and State personnel to ensure that 
prospective Councils/CERTs have the support of the appropriate 
government officials in their area, ensure a dedicated coordinator is 
assigned to the Council, and will provide an efficient way to track the 
effectiveness of the nationwide network of Councils and CERTs. This 
revised registration process will allow the Community Preparedness 
Division to collect information that is more usable and provide a more 
efficient way to track the effectiveness of the nationwide network of 
Councils and CERTs and make it easier for Councils to register or 
update information.

Collection of Information

    Title: Citizen Corps Council Registration.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    OMB Number: OMB No. 1660-0098.
    Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 646, Citizen Corps Council 
Registration.
    Abstract: FEMA's Community Preparedness Division would like to 
revise a currently approved collection for its registration of State, 
local, Tribal and territorial Councils and Community Emergency Response 
Teams. The registration process allows for new Councils to submit 
information on the Council or CERT to the State Citizen Corps Program 
Manager for approval. The revised registration process will allow for 
the collection of more valuable information and the tool is more user-
friendly for Citizen Corps Councils and CERTs.
    Affected Public: State, local or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 11,518 burden hours.

Annual Hour Burden

                                                 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
                                                no.         respondents     respondent      (in hours)        hours)        wage rate *        cost
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State, local or Tribal Government.......       FEMA-Form            5759               2               1          11,518           22.40     $258,003.20
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    Total...............................  ..............            5759  ..............  ..............          11,518  ..............      258,003.20
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    Estimated Cost: None.

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. E9-19155 Filed 8-10-09; 8:45 am]
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