Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N-445; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request, 54591-54592 [E9-25394]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 203 / Thursday, October 22, 2009 / Notices ACTION: Notice; 30-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) 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 the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 23, 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, Office of Records Management, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 20598–3005, facsimile number (202) 646–3347, or email address FEMA-InformationCollections@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: dcolon on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:13 Oct 21, 2009 Jkt 220001 allow for the collection of more valuable information and the tool is more userfriendly for Citizen Corps Councils and CERT’s. Affected Public: State, local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,759. Frequency of Response: Semiannually. Estimated Average Hour Burden per Respondent: 2. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 11,518 burden hours. Estimated Cost: None. Daisy Mitchell, Acting Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–25380 Filed 10–21–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N–445; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form N–445, Notice of Naturalization Oath Ceremony; OMB Control No. 1615– 0054. The Department Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until December 21, 2009. During this 60 day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form N–445. Should USCIS decide to revise Form N–445 we will advise the public when we publish the 30-day notice in the Federal Register in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The public will then have 30 days to comment on any revisions to the Form N–445. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54591 Products Division, Clearance Officer, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., 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. When submitting comments by e-mail, please make sure to add OMB Control No. 1615–0054 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the 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 agencies 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. Overview of this Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Notice of Naturalization Oath Ceremony. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N–445; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The information furnished on Form N–445 refers to events that may have occurred since the applicant’s initial interview and prior to the administration of the oath of allegiance. Several months may elapse between these dates and the information that is provided assists the officer to make and render an appropriate decision on the application. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 650,000 responses at 10 minutes (.166) per response. E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1 54592 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 203 / Thursday, October 22, 2009 / Notices (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 107,900 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations. gov/. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529–2210, Telephone number 202–272–8377. and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant.) Dated: October 16, 2009. Sunday Aigbe, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–25394 Filed 10–21–09; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT BILLING CODE 9111–97–P Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–1858– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2008–0018] Georgia; Amendment No. 7 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. dcolon on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA–1858–DR), dated September 24, 2009, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: October 8, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the incident period for this disaster is closed effective October 8, 2009. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals 15:13 Oct 21, 2009 Jkt 220001 BILLING CODE 9111–23–P [Docket No. FR–5288–N–14] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY VerDate Nov<24>2008 W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E9–25388 Filed 10–21–09; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: December 21, 2009. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB Control number and should be sent to: Lillian L. Deitzer, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410– 5000; telephone 202–402–8048, (this is not a toll-free number) or email Ms. Deitzer at Lillian.L.Deitzer@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms, or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. (Other than the HUD USER information line and TTY numbers, telephone numbers are not toll-free.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202–708–0713, (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. (Other than the HUD USER information line and TTY numbers, telephone numbers are not toll-free.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will submit the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (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; (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 collection techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP). OMB Approval Number: 2577–0215. Form Numbers: HUD–52648. Description of the Need for the Information and its Proposed Use: Program regulations at 24 CFR part 985 set forth the requirements of the SEMAP that include a certification of indicators reflecting performance. Through this assessment, HUD can improve oversight of the Housing Choice Voucher program and target monitoring and assistance to public housing agencies (PHA) that need the most improvement and pose the greatest risk. PHAs designated as troubled must implement corrective action plans for improvements. Members of the Affected Public: Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Frequency of SEMP Certification Submission: Annually. E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 203 (Thursday, October 22, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N-445; Extension 
of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form N-
445, Notice of Naturalization Oath Ceremony; OMB Control No. 1615-0054.

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    The Department Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration 
Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information collection 
request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to 
obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are 
encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until December 21, 2009.
    During this 60 day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to 
revise the Form N-445. Should USCIS decide to revise Form N-445 we will 
advise the public when we publish the 30-day notice in the Federal 
Register in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The public 
will then have 30 days to comment on any revisions to the Form N-445.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, 
Clearance Officer, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., 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. When submitting comments by e-
mail, please make sure to add OMB Control No. 1615-0054 in the subject 
box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the 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 agencies 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.

Overview of this Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Notice of Naturalization Oath 
Ceremony.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N-445; 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The 
information furnished on Form N-445 refers to events that may have 
occurred since the applicant's initial interview and prior to the 
administration of the oath of allegiance. Several months may elapse 
between these dates and the information that is provided assists the 
officer to make and render an appropriate decision on the application.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 650,000 
responses at 10 minutes (.166) per response.

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    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 107,900 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov/ gov/.
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 
111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2210, Telephone 
number 202-272-8377.

     Dated: October 16, 2009.
Sunday Aigbe,
Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration 
Services, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E9-25394 Filed 10-21-09; 8:45 am]
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