Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, Emergency Management Institute Course Evaluation Form, 9952-9953 [2012-3847]

Download as PDF 9952 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 34 / Tuesday, February 21, 2012 / Notices unbound format, no larger than 8c by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit comments by mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period and will address them accordingly. Viewing comments and documents: To view comments, as well as documents mentioned in this Notice as being available in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, click on the ‘‘read comments’’ box, which will then become highlighted in blue. In the ‘‘Keyword’’ box insert ‘‘USCG–2012– 0077’’ and click ‘‘Search.’’ Click the ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ in the ‘‘Actions’’ column. You may also visit the DMF in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Privacy Act Anyone can search the electronic form of comments received in dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review a Privacy Act statement regarding Coast Guard public dockets in the January 17, 2008, issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 3316). Information Collection Requests 1. Title: Request for Designation and Exemption of Oceanographic Research Vessels. OMB Control Number: 1625–0014. Summary: This collection requires submission of specific information about a vessel in order for the vessel to be designated as an Oceanographic Research Vessel (ORV). Need: Title 46 U.S.C. 2113 authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to exempt Oceanographic Research Vessels (ORV), by regulation, from provisions of Subtitle II, of Title 46, Shipping, of the United States Code, concerning maritime safety and seaman’s welfare laws. This information is necessary to ensure a vessel qualifies for the designation of ORV under 46 CFR Part 3 and 46 CFR part 14, subpart D. Forms: None. Respondents: Owners or operators of certain vessels. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 35 hours to 51 hours a year. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:29 Feb 17, 2012 Jkt 226001 2. Title: Voyage Planning for Tank Barge Transits in the Northeast United States. OMB Control Number: 1625–0088. Summary: The information collection requirement for a voyage plan serves as a preventive measure and assists in ensuring the successful execution and completion of a voyage in the First Coast Guard District. This rule (33 CFR 165.100) applies to primary towing vessels engaged in towing certain tank barges carrying petroleum oil in bulk as cargo. Need: Section 311 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1998, Public Law 105–383, 33 U.S.C. 1231, and 46 U.S.C. 3719 authorize the Coast Guard to promulgate regulations for towing vessel and barge safety for the waters of the Northeast subject to the jurisdiction of the First Coast Guard District. This regulation is contained in 33 CFR 165.100. The information for a voyage plan will provide a mechanism for assisting vessels towing tank barges to identify those specific risks, potential equipment failures, or human errors that may lead to accidents. Forms: None. Respondents: Owners and operators of towing vessels. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 2,692 hours to 1,116 hours a year. Dated: February 10, 2012. R.E. Day, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2012–3865 Filed 2–17–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2011–0038; OMB No. 1660–0034] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, Emergency Management Institute Course Evaluation Form Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Emergency Management Institute Course Evaluation Form, which is used to evaluate the quality of course deliveries, facilities, and instructors at the Emergency Management Institute (EMI). Comments must be submitted on or before March 22, 2012. DATES: 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. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Records Management Division, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 20598–3005, facsimile number (202) 646–3347, or email address FEMA–InformationCollections-Management@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of Information Title: Emergency Management Institute Course Evaluation Form. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0034. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 092–0–3, Emergency Management Institute Course Evaluation Form. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government, Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 36,444. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Average Hour Burden per Respondent: .08 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,746. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $135,981.37. There is no estimated annual cost to respondents for operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There are no annual E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 34 / Tuesday, February 21, 2012 / Notices start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal government is $77,775.50. John G. Jenkins, Jr., Acting Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2012–3847 Filed 2–17–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–72–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2007–0008] National Advisory Council Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Request for Applicants for Appointment to the National Advisory Council. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the National Advisory Council (NAC) to apply for appointment. As provided for in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007, the NAC shall advise the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on all aspects of emergency management. The NAC shall incorporate State, local and tribal government and private sector input in the development and revision of the national preparedness goal, the national preparedness system, the National Incident Management System, the National Response Plan, and other related plans and strategies. Currently, the NAC consists of 35 members, all of whom are experts and leaders in their respective fields. The terms for nine positions on the Council will expire June 15, 2012. FEMA invites interested applicants to apply as identified in this notice. DATES: The membership application period is from Friday, February 10, 2012 to Friday, March 9, 2012, 5 p.m. EST. ADDRESSES: Applications for membership should be submitted by: • Email: FEMA–NAC@dhs.gov. • Fax: (540) 504–2331. • Mail: The National Advisory Council Office, Federal Emergency Management Agency (Room 832), 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472– 3100. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alexandra Woodruff, The Office of the National Advisory Council, Federal mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:29 Feb 17, 2012 Jkt 226001 Emergency Management Agency (Room 832), 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472–3100; telephone (202) 646–3746; fax (540) 504–2331; and email FEMA– NAC@dhs.gov. For more information on the National Advisory Council, please visit http://www.fema.gov/about/nac. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council (NAC) is an advisory committee established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 1, et seq. (Pub. L. 92–463). As required by the Homeland Security Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security established the NAC to ensure effective and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters (6 U.S.C. 318). The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the NAC to apply for appointment. The terms for nine positions on the Council will expire June 15, 2012. Accordingly, the following discipline areas are open for applications and nominations: Emergency Management (one representative appointment), Emergency Response (two representative appointments), State Elected Official (one representative appointment), FEMA Administrator Selection (one representative or Special Government Employee (SGE) appointment), InPatient Medical Provider (one SGE appointment), Cyber Security (one SGE appointment), and Local Elected Official (one representative appointment). Additionally, there is an Ex Officio position for a representative from Homeland Security Advisory Council which will be filled by a current member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council. Qualified individuals interested in serving on the NAC are invited to apply for appointment by submitting a Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the Office of the National Advisory Council as listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. Letters of recommendation may also be provided, but are not required. Applications must include the following information: the applicant’s full name, home and business phone numbers, preferred email address, home and business mailing addresses, current position title & organization, and the discipline area of interest (i.e., Emergency Management). Current Council members whose terms are ending should notify the Office of the National Advisory Council of their interest in reappointment in lieu of PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 9953 submitting a new application, and if desired, provide an updated resume or CV and letters of recommendation for consideration. Appointees may be designated as Special Government Employees (SGE) as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code, or as a Representative appointment. Candidates selected for appointment as SGEs are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Form 450). OGE Form 450 or the information contained therein may not be released to the public except under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). This form can be obtained by visiting the Web Site of the Office of Government Ethics (), or by contacting the Office of the National Advisory Council. Contact information is provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. The NAC will meet in plenary session approximately once per quarter. With respect to the quarterly meetings, it is anticipated that the Council will hold at least one teleconference meeting with public call-in lines. Members may be reimbursed for travel and per diem, and all travel for Council business must be approved in advance by the Designated Federal Officer. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other nonmerit factor. DHS strives to achieve a widely diverse candidate pool for all of its recruitment actions. Registered lobbyists, current FEMA employees, Disaster Assistance Employees, FEMA Contractors, and potential FEMA Contractors will not be considered for membership. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2012–3845 Filed 2–17–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–48–P E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 34 (Tuesday, February 21, 2012)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-3847]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2011-0038; OMB No. 1660-0034]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request, Emergency Management Institute Course Evaluation Form

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 revision of a currently approved information 
collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
this notice seeks comments concerning the Emergency Management 
Institute Course Evaluation Form, which is used to evaluate the quality 
of course deliveries, facilities, and instructors at the Emergency 
Management Institute (EMI).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 22, 2012.

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, 
Records Management Division, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 
20598-3005, facsimile number (202) 646-3347, or email address FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Collection of Information

    Title: Emergency Management Institute Course Evaluation Form.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0034.
    Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 092-0-3, Emergency Management 
Institute Course Evaluation Form.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government, Individuals or 
households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 36,444.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Average Hour Burden per Respondent: .08 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,746.
    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the 
hour burden is $135,981.37. There is no estimated annual cost to 
respondents for operations and maintenance costs for technical 
services. There are no annual

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start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal government is 
$77,775.50.

John G. Jenkins, Jr.,
Acting Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-3847 Filed 2-17-12; 8:45 am]
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