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Download as PDF 59234 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 17, 2009 / Notices 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. E9–27559 Filed 11–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–78–P 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: Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; new information collection; OMB No. 1660–NEW; FEMA Form 089–5, PSGP Investment Justification; FEMA Form 089–21, Ferry Investment Justification. Type of respondent State, Local or Tribal Government. VerDate Nov<24>2008 Form name/ form number 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 required to administer the Port Security Grant Program. 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 Administration Navigation Bar of http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Alex Mrazik, Program Analyst, Grants Program 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–InformationCollections@dhs.gov. No. of respondents PSGP Investment Justification/FEMA Form 089–5. 20:50 Nov 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 No. of responses per respondent 235 PO 00000 Frm 00122 Avg. burden per response (in hours) 1 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Port Security Grants Program (PSGP) provides grant funding to port areas for the protection of critical port infrastructure from terrorism. PSGP funds are primarily intended to assist ports in enhancing maritime domain awareness, enhancing risk management capabilities to prevent, detect, respond to and recover from attacks involving improvised explosive devices (IEDs), weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), and other non-conventional weapons, as well as training and exercises and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) implementation. Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, as amended (46 U.S.C. 70107), established the PSGP to provide for the establishment of a grant program for making a fair and equitable allocation of funds to implement Area Maritime Transportation Security Plans and facility security plans among port authorities, facility operators, and State and local government agencies required to provide port security services. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of Information Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Port Security Grant Program (PSGP). Type of Information Collection: New information collection. OMB Number: 1660–NEW. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 089–5, PSGP Investment Justification; FEMA Form 089–21, Ferry Investment Justification. Abstract: The PSGP is an important tool among a comprehensive set of measures to help strengthen the Nation against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks. DHS/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. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,520 hours. Total annual burden (in hours) 16 E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 3,760 17NON1 Avg. hourly wage rate $33.60 Total annual respondent cost $126,336 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

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 220 (Tuesday, November 17, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59234-59235]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-27558]


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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: Port Security 
Grant Program (PSGP)

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; new information 
collection; OMB No. 1660-NEW; FEMA Form 089-5, PSGP Investment 
Justification; FEMA Form 089-21, Ferry 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 information collection activities required to administer 
the Port Security Grant Program.

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Alex Mrazik, Program Analyst, 
Grants Program 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 Port Security Grants Program (PSGP) 
provides grant funding to port areas for the protection of critical 
port infrastructure from terrorism. PSGP funds are primarily intended 
to assist ports in enhancing maritime domain awareness, enhancing risk 
management capabilities to prevent, detect, respond to and recover from 
attacks involving improvised explosive devices (IEDs), weapons of mass 
destruction (WMDs), and other non-conventional weapons, as well as 
training and exercises and Transportation Worker Identification 
Credential (TWIC) implementation. Section 102 of the Maritime 
Transportation Security Act of 2002, as amended (46 U.S.C. 70107), 
established the PSGP to provide for the establishment of a grant 
program for making a fair and equitable allocation of funds to 
implement Area Maritime Transportation Security Plans and facility 
security plans among port authorities, facility operators, and State 
and local government agencies required to provide port security 
services.

Collection of Information

    Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Port Security Grant Program 
(PSGP).
    Type of Information Collection: New information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-NEW.
    Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 089-5, PSGP Investment 
Justification;
    FEMA Form 089-21, Ferry Investment Justification.
    Abstract: The PSGP is an important tool among a comprehensive set 
of measures to help strengthen the Nation against risks associated with 
potential terrorist attacks. DHS/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.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,520 hours.

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                                                                              No. of        Avg. burden    Total annual                    Total annual
        Type of respondent             Form name/form         No. of       responses per   per response     burden (in      Avg. hourly     respondent
                                           number           respondents     respondent      (in hours)        hours)         wage rate         cost
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State, Local or Tribal Government.  PSGP Investment                  235               1              16           3,760          $33.60        $126,336
                                     Justification/FEMA
                                     Form 089-5.

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State, Local or Tribal Government.  Ferry Investment                   5               1              16              80           33.60           2,688
                                     Justification/FEMA
                                     Form 089-21.
State, Local or Tribal Government.  Concept of                        55               1               4             220           33.60           7,392
                                     Operations (CONOPS).
State, Local or Tribal Government.  Port-Wide Risk                    55               1              80           4,400           37.80         166,320
                                     Management/
                                     Mitigation Plan
                                     (PWRMP).
State, Local or Tribal Government.  PSGP--Memorandum of               30               1               2              60           37.80           2,268
                                     Understanding (MOU)
                                     or Memorandum of
                                     Agreement (MOA).
    Total.........................  ....................             380  ..............  ..............           8,520  ..............      305,004.00
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    Estimated Cost: There is no annual reporting or recordkeeping costs 
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. E9-27558 Filed 11-16-09; 8:45 am]
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