Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 46614-46615 [E9-21751]

Download as PDF 46614 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 174 / Thursday, September 10, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2009–0001] 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 information collection; OMB No. 1660–0087; No Forms. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget 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. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 13, 2009. ADDRESSES: 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 the 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) 395–5806. 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 email address FEMA-InformationCollections@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of Information Title: PrepCAST (formerly NIMSCAST). Type of information collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0087. Form Titles and Numbers: No forms. Abstract: The PrepCAST is a standardized data collection and VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:13 Sep 09, 2009 Jkt 217001 assessment process that effectively assesses prevention, protection, response, and recovery capabilities at the regional, State, local, and Tribal levels. In the National Incident Management System collection tool, data will be collected on the respondent’s ability to meet the established NIMS Implementation Objectives. The State Preparedness Report collection tool will address questions about current capabilities that have not already been answered through other assessments and reports, focusing on level of performance of individual activities for the 37 capabilities set forth in the Target Capabilities List (TCL) 2.0. FEMA collects this data to guide policy and resource allocation decisions. Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,982. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Average Hour Burden per Respondent: 6.10 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 24,278 hours. Estimated Cost: There is no annual reporting and recordkeeping cost associated with this collection. Larry Gray, Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–21753 Filed 9–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–46–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; revision of a currently approved information collection; OMB No. 1660–0081; FEMA Form 146–0 (Replaces FEMA Form 81– 108), National Flood Insurance Program—Mapping Needs Update Support System (MNUSS) Data Worksheet. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 use of the Mapping Needs Update Support System Data Worksheet to collect data on flood hazard mapping needs enabling FEMA to be more responsive to ongoing changes affecting flood hazard areas that occur in communities participating in the NFIP. These changes include, but are not limited to, new corporate limit boundaries, changes in the road network, and changes in flood hazard areas, which affect communities’ flood risks. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 9, 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 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 Beth Norton, Mitigation Division, Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, at (202) 646–2716 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. Public Law 103–325, The Riegle Community Development and Regulatory SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1 46615 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 174 / Thursday, September 10, 2009 / Notices Improvement Act of 1994, Title V— National Flood Insurance Reform, section 575, Updating of Flood Maps (also known as section 575 of the National Flood Insurance Reform Act (NFIRA) of 1994), mandates that at least once every five years, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will assess the need to revised and update all floodplain areas and flood risk zones identified, delineated, or established under section 1360 of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968. Collection of Information Title: National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Mapping Needs Update Support System (MNUSS) Data Worksheet. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0081. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 146–0 (Replaces FEMA Form 81– 108), National Flood Insurance Program—Mapping Needs Update Support System (MNUSS) Data Worksheet. Abstract: FEMA established the Mapping Needs Assessment process and the MNUSS database in order to effectively identify and document data regarding community flood hazard mapping needs. MNUSS is designed to store mapping needs at the community level. In order to facilitate the identification and collection of communities’ current flood hazard mapping needs for input into MNUSS, FEMA developed the MNUSS Data Worksheet. This provides a method to notify FEMA of any revisions or updates required to flood maps. The information is also used to assist in the prioritization of the flood hazard mapping needs of all mapped communities participating in the NFIP. Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Governments. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,150 Hours. TABLE A.12—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Number of respondents Type of respondent Form name/form number State, Local or Tribal Government. Total ............................... FEMA Form 146–0/MNUSS Data Worksheet. ................................................ Number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Avg. burden per response (in hours) Total annual burden (in hours) Avg. hourly wage rate* Total annual respondent cost 460 1 460 2.5 1,150 $47.75 $54,913 460 .................... .................... .................... 1,150 .................... 54,913 *Note: The ‘‘Avg. Hourly Wage Rate’’ for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate. Estimated Cost: There is no annual operation or maintenance cost associated with this collection. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Comments erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD 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. E9–21751 Filed 9–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–52–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:13 Sep 09, 2009 Jkt 217001 [Docket ID FEMA–2008–0010] National Fire Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Open Federal Advisory Committee meeting. SUMMARY: The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet on October 2–3, 2009. DATES: The meeting will take place Friday, October 2, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., e.s.t.; and Saturday, October 3, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., e.s.t. Comments must be submitted by September 30, 2009. ADDRESSES: Members of the public who wish to obtain information for the public meeting or who plan to participate in the meeting should contact Teressa Kaas as listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by September 30, 2009. Members of the public may participate by coming to the National Emergency Training Center, Building H, Room 300, Emmitsburg, Maryland. Written material as well as requests to have written material distributed to each member of the committee prior to the meeting should PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 reach Teressa Kaas as listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by September 30, 2009. Comments must be identified by docket ID FEMA–2008– 0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: FEMA–RULES@dhs.gov. Include the docket ID in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 703–483–2999. • Mail: Teressa Kaas, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727. Instructions: All submissions received must include the docket ID for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Teressa Kaas, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727, telephone (301) 447–1117, fax (301) 447–1173, and e-mail teressa.kaas@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will be E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1

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[FR Doc No: E9-21751]


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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. 1660-0081; FEMA Form 
146-0 (Replaces FEMA Form 81-108), National Flood Insurance Program--
Mapping Needs Update Support System (MNUSS) Data Worksheet.

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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 revision of a currently approved information 
collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
this Notice seeks comments concerning the use of the Mapping Needs 
Update Support System Data Worksheet to collect data on flood hazard 
mapping needs enabling FEMA to be more responsive to ongoing changes 
affecting flood hazard areas that occur in communities participating in 
the NFIP. These changes include, but are not limited to, new corporate 
limit boundaries, changes in the road network, and changes in flood 
hazard areas, which affect communities' flood risks.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 9, 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 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 Beth Norton, Mitigation 
Division, Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, at (202) 646-2716 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: Public Law 103-325, The Riegle Community 
Development and Regulatory

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Improvement Act of 1994, Title V--National Flood Insurance Reform, 
section 575, Updating of Flood Maps (also known as section 575 of the 
National Flood Insurance Reform Act (NFIRA) of 1994), mandates that at 
least once every five years, the Federal Emergency Management Agency 
(FEMA) will assess the need to revised and update all floodplain areas 
and flood risk zones identified, delineated, or established under 
section 1360 of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968.

Collection of Information

    Title: National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Mapping Needs Update 
Support System (MNUSS) Data Worksheet.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0081.
    Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 146-0 (Replaces FEMA Form 81-
108), National Flood Insurance Program--Mapping Needs Update Support 
System (MNUSS) Data Worksheet.
    Abstract: FEMA established the Mapping Needs Assessment process and 
the MNUSS database in order to effectively identify and document data 
regarding community flood hazard mapping needs. MNUSS is designed to 
store mapping needs at the community level. In order to facilitate the 
identification and collection of communities' current flood hazard 
mapping needs for input into MNUSS, FEMA developed the MNUSS Data 
Worksheet. This provides a method to notify FEMA of any revisions or 
updates required to flood maps. The information is also used to assist 
in the prioritization of the flood hazard mapping needs of all mapped 
communities participating in the NFIP.
    Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Governments.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,150 Hours.

                                                 Table A.12--Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                             Number of                Avg. burden     Total                     Total
                                                                Number of    responses      Total         per         annual    Avg. hourly     annual
         Type of respondent            Form name/form number   respondents      per       number of     response   burden  (in   wage rate*   respondent
                                                                             respondent   responses    (in hours)     hours)                     cost
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State, Local or Tribal Government...  FEMA Form 146-0/MNUSS            460            1          460          2.5        1,150       $47.75      $54,913
                                       Data Worksheet.
    Total...........................  .......................          460  ...........  ...........  ...........        1,150  ...........       54,913
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*Note: The ``Avg. Hourly Wage Rate'' for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate.

    Estimated Cost: There is no annual operation or maintenance cost 
associated with this collection.

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. E9-21751 Filed 9-9-09; 8:45 am]
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