Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP), 59231-59234 [E9-27559]

Download as PDF 59231 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 17, 2009 / Notices TABLE A.12—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Form name/form number State, Local or Tribal Government. Program Narrative and Program Management Capabilities Work Plan. 56 1 3 168 $32.20 56 $5,409.60 ................. 56 ........................ ........................ 168 ........................ 56 $5,409.60 Total Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Avg. burden per response (in hours) Type of respondent Estimated Cost: There is no annual reporting or recordkeeping costs associated with this collection. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency 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. E9–27560 Filed 11–16–09; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 9111–78–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:50 Nov 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 Total annual burden (in hours) [Docket ID FEMA–2009–0001] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660–NEW; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; new information collection; OMB No. 1660–NEW; FEMA Form 089–1, HSGP 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 collection of information to administer the Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP). 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 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. PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Avg. hourly wage rate Annual number of responses Total annual respondent cost (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 Stacey Street, Program Analyst, Grant 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 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) is an important part of the Administration’s larger, coordinated effort—known as the Federal Investment Strategy—to strengthen homeland security preparedness. The HSGP implements objectives addressed in a series of post-9/11 laws, strategy documents, plans, and Homeland Security Presidential Directives. FEMA management requirements are incorporated into the Homeland Security Grant Program and reflect changes mandated in the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.), as amended by the Implementing E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1 59232 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 17, 2009 / Notices Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110– 053). Additional statutory requirements are outlined in the ‘Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009’ (Pub. L. 110–329). Collection of Information mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP). Type of Information Collection: New information collection. OMB Number: 1660–NEW. VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:50 Nov 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 089–1, HSGP Investment Justification. Abstract: The HSGP 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. The Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) is a primary funding mechanism for building and PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sustaining national preparedness capabilities. HSGP is comprised of four separate grant programs: the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP), the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI), the Metropolitan Medical Response Systems (MMRS), and the Citizen Corps Program (CCP). Together, these grants fund a range of preparedness activities, including planning, organization, equipment purchase, training, exercises, and management and administration costs. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 308,136 hours. E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1 VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:50 Nov 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total HSGP ......................................... State, Local or Tribal Government ............. State, Local or Tribal Government ............. State, Local or Tribal Government ............. State, Local or Tribal Government ............. State, Local or Tribal Government ............. State, Local or Tribal Government ............. State, Local or Tribal Government ............. State, Local or Tribal Government ............. Type of respondent mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES HSGP Investment Justification, FEMA Form 089–1. Submission of written letter to DHS requesting tribal staff participation for overtime costs and fusion centers. Documentation from SAA on how operational overtime UASI funds held by State would support urban area. Multi-year Training & Exercise Plan. Urban Area Working Group Structure, including Points of Contact. UASI governance charter. UASI strategy ........... UAWG spending consensus. Form name/form number 287 33 33 33 62 56 10 4 56 Number of respondents .................... 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 Number of responses per respondent .................... 500 80 250 1354 42 4 2 1482.5 Avg. burden per response (in hours) 308,136 33,000 5,280 16,500 167,896 2,352 80 8 83,020 Total annual burden (in hours) .................... 37.80 37.80 37.80 37.80 32.20 32.20 32.20 $32.20 Avg. hourly wage rate TABLE A.12—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS 458 66 66 66 124 56 20 4 56 Annual No. of responses 11,168,964.00 1,247,400.00 199,584.00 623,700.00 6,346,468.80 75,734.40 2,576.00 257.60 $2,673,244.00 Total annual respondent cost Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 17, 2009 / Notices E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1 59233 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

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 220 (Tuesday, November 17, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59231-59234]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-27559]


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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: Homeland Security 
Grant Program (HSGP)

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; new information 
collection; OMB No. 1660-NEW; FEMA Form 089-1, HSGP 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 collection of information to administer the Homeland 
Security Grant Program (HSGP).

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 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 Stacey Street, Program 
Analyst, Grant 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 Homeland Security Grant Program 
(HSGP) is an important part of the Administration's larger, coordinated 
effort--known as the Federal Investment Strategy--to strengthen 
homeland security preparedness. The HSGP implements objectives 
addressed in a series of post-9/11 laws, strategy documents, plans, and 
Homeland Security Presidential Directives. FEMA management requirements 
are incorporated into the Homeland Security Grant Program and reflect 
changes mandated in the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et 
seq.), as amended by the Implementing

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Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-053). 
Additional statutory requirements are outlined in the `Consolidated 
Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009' 
(Pub. L. 110-329).

Collection of Information

    Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Homeland Security Grant Program 
(HSGP).
    Type of Information Collection: New information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-NEW.
    Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 089-1, HSGP Investment 
Justification.
    Abstract: The HSGP 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. The 
Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) is a primary funding mechanism 
for building and sustaining national preparedness capabilities. HSGP is 
comprised of four separate grant programs: the State Homeland Security 
Program (SHSP), the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI), the 
Metropolitan Medical Response Systems (MMRS), and the Citizen Corps 
Program (CCP). Together, these grants fund a range of preparedness 
activities, including planning, organization, equipment purchase, 
training, exercises, and management and administration costs.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 308,136 hours.

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                                                                     Table A.12--Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                                                    Number of   Avg. burden     Total
                                                                                       Number of    responses       per         annual    Avg. hourly   Annual No.
               Type of respondent                        Form name/form number        respondents      per        response    burden (in   wage rate        of      Total annual respondent cost
                                                                                                    respondent   (in hours)     hours)                  responses
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State, Local or Tribal Government...............  HSGP Investment Justification,               56            1       1482.5       83,020       $32.20           56                 $2,673,244.00
                                                   FEMA Form 089-1.
State, Local or Tribal Government...............  Submission of written letter to               4            1            2            8        32.20            4                        257.60
                                                   DHS requesting tribal staff
                                                   participation for overtime costs
                                                   and fusion centers.
State, Local or Tribal Government...............  Documentation from SAA on how                10            2            4           80        32.20           20                      2,576.00
                                                   operational overtime UASI funds
                                                   held by State would support urban
                                                   area.
State, Local or Tribal Government...............  Multi-year Training & Exercise               56            1           42        2,352        32.20           56                     75,734.40
                                                   Plan.
State, Local or Tribal Government...............  Urban Area Working Group                     62            2         1354      167,896        37.80          124                  6,346,468.80
                                                   Structure, including Points of
                                                   Contact.
State, Local or Tribal Government...............  UASI governance charter...........           33            2          250       16,500        37.80           66                    623,700.00
 State, Local or Tribal Government..............  UASI strategy.....................           33            2          500       33,000        37.80           66                  1,247,400.00
State, Local or Tribal Government...............  UAWG spending consensus...........           33            2           80        5,280        37.80           66                    199,584.00
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    Total HSGP..................................                                              287  ...........  ...........      308,136  ...........          458                 11,168,964.00
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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.
[FR Doc. E9-27559 Filed 11-16-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-78-P