Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1660-NEW; FEMA Preparedness Grants; Driver's License Security Grant Program (DLSGP), 59230-59231 [E9-27560]

Download as PDF 59230 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 17, 2009 / Notices 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. E9–27557 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; Driver’s License Security Grant Program (DLSGP) 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; No Form. 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:50 Nov 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 comment on a proposed new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning information collection activities required to administer the Driver’s License Security Grant Program (DLSGP). 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, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMA’s Driver’s License Security Grant Program (DLSGP, formerly known as REAL ID) is an important part of the Administration’s larger, coordinated effort—known as the Federal Investment Strategy—to strengthen homeland security preparedness against risks associated with potential terrorist PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 attacks. The purpose of DLSGP is to prevent terrorism, reduce fraud, and improve the reliability and accuracy of personal identification documents States and territories issue. DLSGP is authorized by section 204, Title II of the REAL ID Act of 2005, Division B of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005 (Pub. L. 109–13) (49 U.S.C. 30301) The program utilizes the ‘‘Minimum Standards for Driver’s Licenses and Identification Cards Acceptable by Federal Agencies for Official Purposes: Final Rule,’’ January 29, 2008, 6 CFR part 37. Collection of Information Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants; Driver’s License Security Grant Program (DLSGP). Type of Information Collection: New information collection. OMB Number: 1660–NEW. Form Titles and Numbers: No Forms. Abstract: The DLSGP 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. The Program Narrative and Program Management Capabilities Work Plan provide the State with a Driver’s License Security Grant Program implementation roadmap and tells the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) how grant funding will be used. The Program Narrative is a separate document from the Program Management Capabilities Work Plan, both of which help to assess program implementation potential and a State’s management procedures and capabilities. The Program Narrative and the Program Management Capabilities Work Plan are required upon grant application and are reviewed by FEMA and the DHS Policy Office to determine funding decisions and assists with project oversight. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 168 Hours. E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1 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

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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; Driver's License 
Security Grant Program (DLSGP)

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; new information 
collection; OMB No. 1660-NEW; No Form.

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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 information collection activities required to administer the 
Driver's License Security Grant Program (DLSGP).

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, 
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: FEMA's Driver's License Security Grant 
Program (DLSGP, formerly known as REAL ID) is an important part of the 
Administration's larger, coordinated effort--known as the Federal 
Investment Strategy--to strengthen homeland security preparedness 
against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks. The purpose 
of DLSGP is to prevent terrorism, reduce fraud, and improve the 
reliability and accuracy of personal identification documents States 
and territories issue. DLSGP is authorized by section 204, Title II of 
the REAL ID Act of 2005, Division B of the Emergency Supplemental 
Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami 
Relief, 2005 (Pub. L. 109-13) (49 U.S.C. 30301) The program utilizes 
the ``Minimum Standards for Driver's Licenses and Identification Cards 
Acceptable by Federal Agencies for Official Purposes: Final Rule,'' 
January 29, 2008, 6 CFR part 37.

Collection of Information

    Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants; Driver's License Security Grant 
Program (DLSGP).
    Type of Information Collection: New information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-NEW.
    Form Titles and Numbers: No Forms.
    Abstract: The DLSGP 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. The Program 
Narrative and Program Management Capabilities Work Plan provide the 
State with a Driver's License Security Grant Program implementation 
roadmap and tells the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) how grant 
funding will be used. The Program Narrative is a separate document from 
the Program Management Capabilities Work Plan, both of which help to 
assess program implementation potential and a State's management 
procedures and capabilities. The Program Narrative and the Program 
Management Capabilities Work Plan are required upon grant application 
and are reviewed by FEMA and the DHS Policy Office to determine funding 
decisions and assists with project oversight.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 168 Hours.

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                                                                     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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State, Local or Tribal Government.............  Program Narrative and Program                 56               1               3             168          $32.20              56       $5,409.60
                                                 Management Capabilities Work
                                                 Plan.
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    Total.....................................  ................................              56  ..............  ..............             168  ..............              56       $5,409.60
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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. E9-27560 Filed 11-16-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-78-P