Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 48090-48091 [E9-22588]

Download as PDF 48090 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 181 / Monday, September 21, 2009 / Notices ORO serves as the regional component of HRSA by: (1) Providing leadership on HRSA’s mission, goals, priorities and initiatives in regions, States and territories; (2) providing ongoing surveillance and analysis of health care environmental trends and making recommendations to HRSA Senior Management and other government officials on ways to improve the effectiveness of policies and programs; (3) generating and sustaining collaborative efforts between State health care leaders, HRSA managers and HRSA program resources in each State to improve public health and health care systems; (4) fostering greater alignment and collaboration between HRSA’s assets, private and other public assets in communities, in pursuit of commonly held goals and improved/integrated systems of care; (5) providing assistance to grant recipients in partnership with HRSA program leaders, including: (a) the conduct of performance reviews, (b) the conduct of site visits for grantees with problems meeting program requirements or demonstrating poor operational performance, (c) the conduct of other types of site visits in support of HRSA programs, and (d) the collection and dissemination of leading/innovative practices; (6) providing support for recruitment and retention of primary health care providers in Health Professions Shortage Areas; (7) conducting other activities designed to improve access to quality care, reduce disparities and improve public health in accordance with HRSA authorities and in partnership with related public and private sector organizations; and (8) exercising line management authority related to general administrative and management functions of ORO. Section RB–30, Delegations of Authority mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES All delegations of authority and redelegations of authority made to HRSA officials that were in effect immediately prior to this reorganization, and that are consistent with this reorganization, shall continue in effect pending further re-delegation. This reorganization is effective upon the date of signature. Dated: September 14, 2009. Mary K. Wakefield, Administrator. [FR Doc. E9–22602 Filed 9–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:24 Sep 18, 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; new information collection; OMB No. 1660–NEW2; FEMA Form 089–6, FRSGP Investment Justification. 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 Freight Rail Security Grant Program (FRSGP). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 20, 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 Alexander Mrazik, Program Analyst, Grant Programs Directorate, PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 202–786–9732 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 Freight Rail Security Grant Program (FRSGP) is a component of the Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) and funds security training for railroad frontline employees, the completion of vulnerability assessments, the development of security plans and the acquisition of GPS tracking on railroad cars within the freight rail industry. The FRSGP is one tool among a comprehensive set of measures authorized by Congress and implemented by the Administration to help strengthen the Nation’s critical infrastructure against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks. The collection of information for FRSGP is mandated by section 1513, Title XV of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (6 U.S.C. 1163) which states that the Secretary, in consultation with the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration and other appropriate agencies or officials, is authorized to make grants to railroad carriers, the Alaska Railroad, security-sensitive materials (SSM) offerors who ship by railroad, owners of railroad cars used in the transportation of security-sensitive materials, State and local governments (for railroad passenger facilities and infrastructure not owned by Amtrak), and Amtrak for intercity passenger railroad and freight railroad security improvements. Additionally, the Secretary shall determine the requirements for recipients of grants and may award grants based upon railroad carrier vulnerability assessments and security plans. Collection of Information Title: FEMA FY 2009 Preparedness Grants: Freight Rail Security Grant Program (FRSGP). Type of Information Collection: New information collection. OMB Number: OMB No. 1660–NEW2. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 089–6, FRSGP Investment Justification. Abstract: The FRSGP Investment Justification is submitted with the application which provides narrative details on proposed investments. These Investment Justifications must demonstrate how proposed projects address gaps and deficiencies in current programs and capabilities and the E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1 48091 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 181 / Monday, September 21, 2009 / Notices ability to provide enhancements consistent with the purpose of the program and guidance provided by FEMA. The data from the Investment Justification (IJ) is collected to assist decision-making at all levels, although, it is primarily used by individual application reviewers. FRSGP application data, including the IJ, is evaluated to determine which applications are the highest-scoring and address the program priorities stated in the grant guidance. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 9,600 hours. TABLE A.12—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Type of respondent Business or other for-profit. Total ............... Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent FRSGP Investment Justification, FEMA Form 089–6. 400 1 24 hrs. 9,600 $30.31 $290,976.00 ............................... 400 ........................ ........................ 9,600 ........................ 290,976.00 Form name/form No. Estimated Cost: There is no annual reporting recordkeeping 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. E9–22588 Filed 9–18–09; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 9111–78–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:24 Sep 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 Avg. burden per response (in hours) Total annual burden (in hours) Avg. hourly wage rate* Total annual respondent cost AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; new information collection; OMB No. 1660–NEW1; FEMA Form 089–7, TSP Investment Justification Template. (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. 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 Trucking Security Grant Program. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 20, 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Alexander Mrazik, Program Analyst, Grant Programs Directorate, 202–786–9732 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 Trucking Security Program (TSP) is authorized by the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009, Public Law 110–329. TSP is an important part of the Administration’s larger, coordinated effort to strengthen homeland security preparedness, including the security of America’s critical infrastructure. TSP implements objectives addressed in a series of post9/11 laws, strategy documents, plans, Executive Orders, and Homeland Security Presidential Directives. Of particular significance are the National Preparedness Guidelines and its associated work products, including the National Infrastructure Protection Plan and its transportation sector-specific DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2009–0001] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1

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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-NEW2; FEMA Form 089-6, FRSGP Investment 
Justification.

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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 Freight Rail Security Grant Program (FRSGP).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 20, 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 Alexander Mrazik, Program 
Analyst, Grant Programs Directorate, 202-786-9732 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 Freight Rail Security Grant Program 
(FRSGP) is a component of the Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) and 
funds security training for railroad frontline employees, the 
completion of vulnerability assessments, the development of security 
plans and the acquisition of GPS tracking on railroad cars within the 
freight rail industry. The FRSGP is one tool among a comprehensive set 
of measures authorized by Congress and implemented by the 
Administration to help strengthen the Nation's critical infrastructure 
against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks.
    The collection of information for FRSGP is mandated by section 
1513, Title XV of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 
Commission Act of 2007 (6 U.S.C. 1163) which states that the Secretary, 
in consultation with the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration and other appropriate agencies or officials, is 
authorized to make grants to railroad carriers, the Alaska Railroad, 
security-sensitive materials (SSM) offerors who ship by railroad, 
owners of railroad cars used in the transportation of security-
sensitive materials, State and local governments (for railroad 
passenger facilities and infrastructure not owned by Amtrak), and 
Amtrak for intercity passenger railroad and freight railroad security 
improvements. Additionally, the Secretary shall determine the 
requirements for recipients of grants and may award grants based upon 
railroad carrier vulnerability assessments and security plans.

Collection of Information

    Title: FEMA FY 2009 Preparedness Grants: Freight Rail Security 
Grant Program (FRSGP).
    Type of Information Collection: New information collection.
    OMB Number: OMB No. 1660-NEW2.
    Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 089-6, FRSGP Investment 
Justification.
    Abstract: The FRSGP Investment Justification is submitted with the 
application which provides narrative details on proposed investments. 
These Investment Justifications must demonstrate how proposed projects 
address gaps and deficiencies in current programs and capabilities and 
the

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ability to provide enhancements consistent with the purpose of the 
program and guidance provided by FEMA. The data from the Investment 
Justification (IJ) is collected to assist decision-making at all 
levels, although, it is primarily used by individual application 
reviewers. FRSGP application data, including the IJ, is evaluated to 
determine which applications are the highest-scoring and address the 
program priorities stated in the grant guidance.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 9,600 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 No.      Number of     responses per   per response     burden  (in     Avg. hourly     respondent
                                                            respondents     respondent      (in hours)        hours)        wage rate*         cost
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Business or other for-profit......  FRSGP Investment                 400               1         24 hrs.           9,600          $30.31     $290,976.00
                                     Justification, FEMA
                                     Form 089-6.
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    Total.........................  ....................             400  ..............  ..............           9,600  ..............      290,976.00
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    Estimated Cost: There is no annual reporting recordkeeping 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.
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