Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW, FEMA Preparedness Grants: Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP), 59235-59236 [E9-27555]

Download as PDF 59235 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 17, 2009 / Notices Type of respondent State, Local or Tribal Government. State, Local or Tribal Government. State, Local or Tribal Government. State, Local or Tribal Government. Total ......................... Form name/ form number Ferry Investment Justification/ FEMA Form 089–21. Concept of Operations (CONOPS). Port-Wide Risk Management/ Mitigation Plan (PWRMP). PSGP— Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) or Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). .................... mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Total annual respondent cost 1 16 80 33.60 2,688 1 4 220 33.60 7,392 1 80 4,400 37.80 166,320 30 1 2 60 37.80 2,268 380 ........................ ........................ 8,520 ........................ 305,004.00 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Larry Gray, Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–27558 Filed 11–16–09; 8:45 am] Jkt 220001 Avg. hourly wage rate 55 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. 20:50 Nov 16, 2009 Total annual burden (in hours) 55 Comments VerDate Nov<24>2008 Avg. burden per response (in hours) 5 Estimated Cost: There is no annual reporting or recordkeeping costs associated with this collection. BILLING CODE 9111–78–P No. of responses per respondent No. of respondents [Docket ID: FEMA–2009–0001] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660–NEW, FEMA Preparedness Grants: Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; new information collection; OMB No. 1660–NEW; FEMA Form 089–25, NSGP Investment Justification and Selection Criteria; FEMA Form 089–24, NSGP State— UAWG Prioritization of Investment Justifications. 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 information collection activities for the Urban Areas Security PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 19, 2010. 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 E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1 59236 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 17, 2009 / Notices Administration Navigation Bar of http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Stacey Street, Program Analyst, Grants Programs Directorate, 202–786– 9728 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMA’s Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) provides funding support for target hardening activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack. The collection of information for the UASI Nonprofit Security Grant Program is mandated by Section 2003 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 604), as amended by Section 101, Title I of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110–053). Collection of Information Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program. Type of Information Collection: New information collection. OMB Number: 1660–NEW. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 089–25, NSGP Investment Justification and Selection Criteria; FEMA Form 089–24, NSGP State— UAWG Prioritization of Investment Justifications. Abstract: The NSGP is an important tool among a comprehensive set of measures to help strengthen the Nation against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks. FEMA uses the information to evaluate applicants’ familiarity with the national preparedness architecture and identify how elements of this architecture have been incorporated into regional/state/ local planning, operations, and investments. Information collected provides narrative details on proposed activities (Investments) that will be accomplished with grant funds and prioritizes the list of applicants from each requesting State. This program is designed to promote coordination and collaboration in emergency preparedness activities among public and private community representatives, State and local government agencies, and Citizen Corps Councils. Affected Public: Not-for-profit Institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 61,275 hours. TABLE A.12—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Type of respondent Form name/form number Not-forprofit Institutions. NSGP Investment Justification and Selection Criteria FEMA Form 089–25. NSGP State— UAWG Prioritization of Investment Justifications FEMA Form 089–24. 700 1 84 58,800 $30.66 700 $1,802,808.00 33 1 75 2,475 32.20 33 79,695.00 ................. 733 ........................ ........................ 61,275 ........................ 733 1,882,503.00 State, Local or Tribal Government. Total Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Estimated Cost: There are no recordkeeping, Operation and Maintenance, Capital and Start-up costs associated with this information 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:50 Nov 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 Avg. burden per response (in hours) Total annual burden (in hours) 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 PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Avg. hourly wage rate* Annual number of responses Total annual respondent cost 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. E9–27555 Filed 11–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–78–P E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1

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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, 1660-NEW, FEMA Preparedness Grants: Urban Areas 
Security Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; new information 
collection; OMB No. 1660-NEW; FEMA Form 089-25, NSGP Investment 
Justification and Selection Criteria; FEMA Form 089-24, NSGP State--
UAWG Prioritization of Investment Justifications.

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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 information collection activities for the Urban Areas 
Security Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 19, 2010.

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

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Administration Navigation Bar of http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Stacey Street, Program 
Analyst, Grants Programs Directorate, 202-786-9728 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: FEMA's Urban Areas Security Initiative 
(UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) provides funding support 
for target hardening activities to nonprofit organizations that are at 
high risk of terrorist attack. The collection of information for the 
UASI Nonprofit Security Grant Program is mandated by Section 2003 of 
the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 604), as amended by Section 
101, Title I of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission 
Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-053).

Collection of Information

    Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Urban Areas Security Initiative 
(UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program.
    Type of Information Collection: New information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-NEW.
    Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 089-25, NSGP Investment 
Justification and Selection Criteria; FEMA Form 089-24, NSGP State--
UAWG Prioritization of Investment Justifications.
    Abstract: The NSGP is an important tool among a comprehensive set 
of measures to help strengthen the Nation against risks associated with 
potential terrorist attacks. FEMA uses the information to evaluate 
applicants' familiarity with the national preparedness architecture and 
identify how elements of this architecture have been incorporated into 
regional/state/local planning, operations, and investments. Information 
collected provides narrative details on proposed activities 
(Investments) that will be accomplished with grant funds and 
prioritizes the list of applicants from each requesting State. This 
program is designed to promote coordination and collaboration in 
emergency preparedness activities among public and private community 
representatives, State and local government agencies, and Citizen Corps 
Councils.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit Institutions; State, Local or 
Tribal Government.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 61,275 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 number          Number of     responses per   per response     burden (in      Avg. hourly    Annual number    respondent
                                                                                    respondents     respondent      (in hours)        hours)        wage rate*     of responses        cost
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Not-for-profit Institutions...................  NSGP Investment Justification                700               1              84          58,800          $30.66             700   $1,802,808.00
                                                 and Selection Criteria FEMA
                                                 Form 089-25.
State, Local or Tribal Government.............  NSGP State--UAWG Prioritization               33               1              75           2,475           32.20              33       79,695.00
                                                 of Investment Justifications
                                                 FEMA Form 089-24.
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    Total.....................................  ................................             733  ..............  ..............          61,275  ..............             733    1,882,503.00
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    Estimated Cost: There are no recordkeeping, Operation and 
Maintenance, Capital and Start-up costs associated with this 
information 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. E9-27555 Filed 11-16-09; 8:45 am]
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