Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 50432-50433 [2013-20073]

Download as PDF 50432 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 160 / Monday, August 19, 2013 / Notices ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS—Continued Type of respondent Form name/form No. Total .................. ................................. Avg. burden per response (in hours) Number of responses per respondent Number of respondents 5,000 Total number of responses ........................ 10,000 Total annual burden (in hours) ........................ 1,700 Avg. hourly wage rate Total annual respondent cost ........................ 47,600 • Note: The ‘‘Avg. Hourly Wage Rate’’ for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $47,600.00. There are no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $3,229,500.00. 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. Dated: August 9, 2013. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–20078 Filed 8–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [Docket ID: FEMA–2013–0023; OMB No. 1660–0113] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:48 Aug 16, 2013 Jkt 229001 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 18, 2013. 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-InformationCollections-Management@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Collection of Information Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP). OMB Number: 1660–0113. Type of information collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 089–22, THSGP—Tribal Investment Justification Template. Abstract: The THSGP provides supplemental funding to directly eligible Tribes to help strengthen the nation against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks. This program provides funds to build capabilities at the State & local levels and implement goals and objectives included in state homeland security strategies. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 18,010 hours. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $686,901.40. There are no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $393,041.00. Dated: August 9, 2013. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–20076 Filed 8–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–19–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2013–0036; OMB No. 1660–0126] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request 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 agencies to take this opportunity to comment on an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the information collection activities required to administer the FEMA Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 18, 2013. ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 50433 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 160 / Monday, August 19, 2013 / Notices only one of the following means to submit comments: (1) Online. Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID FEMA–2013–0036. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 840, Washington, DC 20472– 3100. 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 via the link in the footer of www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samrawit Aragie, Program Analyst, FEMA, Grant Programs Directorate, 202–786–9846. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at facsimile number (202) 646–3347 or email address: FEMAInformation-Collections-Management@ dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Emergency Management Performance Grants Program (EMPG) helps facilitate a national and regional all-hazards approach to emergency response, including the development of a comprehensive program of planning, training, and exercises that provides a foundation for effective and consistent response to any threatened or actual disaster or emergency, regardless of the cause. Section 662 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (6 U.S.C. 762), as amended, empowers the FEMA Administrator to continue implementation of an Emergency Management Performance Grants Program to make grants to States to assist State, local, and tribal governments in preparing for all hazards, as authorized by the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.). Collection of Information Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG). OMB Number: 1660–0126. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. FEMA Forms: No forms. Abstract: The Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG) Program assists State and local governments in enhancing and sustaining all-hazards emergency management capabilities. The EMPG Work Plan narrative must demonstrate how proposed projects address gaps, deficiencies, and capabilities in current programs and the ability to provide enhancements consistent with the purpose of the program and guidance provided by FEMA. FEMA uses the information to provide details, timelines, and milestones on proposed projects. Affected Public: State, Local, Territorial, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 58. Number of Responses: 58. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 174 hours. ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Type of respondent Form name/form No. State, Local or Tribal Government. Total number of responses 58 1 58 3 174 $32.20 $5,603.00 58 EMPG Work Plan ... Total .................. Avg. burden per response (in hours) Number of responses per respondent ........................ 58 ........................ 174 ........................ 5,603.00 Number of respondents ................................. Total annual burden (in hours) Avg. hourly wage rate Total annual respondent cost • Note: The ‘‘Avg. Hourly Wage Rate’’ for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $5,603.00. There are no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $362,093.40. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:48 Aug 16, 2013 Jkt 229001 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. Dated: August 9, 2013. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–20073 Filed 8–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–19–P PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2013–0019; OMB No. 1660–0110] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2013-0036; OMB No. 1660-0126]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

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 an extension, without change, of a currently approved 
information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the information 
collection activities required to administer the FEMA Emergency 
Management Performance Grants (EMPG).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 18, 2013.

ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please

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use only one of the following means to submit comments:
    (1) Online. Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID 
FEMA-2013-0036. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of 
Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 840, Washington, DC 
20472-3100.
    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 via the link in the footer of 
www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samrawit Aragie, Program Analyst, 
FEMA, Grant Programs Directorate, 202-786-9846. You may contact the 
Records Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of 
information at facsimile number (202) 646-3347 or email address: FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Emergency Management Performance Grants 
Program (EMPG) helps facilitate a national and regional all-hazards 
approach to emergency response, including the development of a 
comprehensive program of planning, training, and exercises that 
provides a foundation for effective and consistent response to any 
threatened or actual disaster or emergency, regardless of the cause. 
Section 662 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 
(6 U.S.C. 762), as amended, empowers the FEMA Administrator to continue 
implementation of an Emergency Management Performance Grants Program to 
make grants to States to assist State, local, and tribal governments in 
preparing for all hazards, as authorized by the Robert T. Stafford 
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.).

Collection of Information

    Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Emergency Management Performance 
Grant (EMPG).
    OMB Number: 1660-0126.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a 
currently approved information collection.
    FEMA Forms: No forms.
    Abstract: The Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG) 
Program assists State and local governments in enhancing and sustaining 
all-hazards emergency management capabilities. The EMPG Work Plan 
narrative must demonstrate how proposed projects address gaps, 
deficiencies, and capabilities in current programs and the ability to 
provide enhancements consistent with the purpose of the program and 
guidance provided by FEMA. FEMA uses the information to provide 
details, timelines, and milestones on proposed projects.
    Affected Public: State, Local, Territorial, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 58.
    Number of Responses: 58.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 174 hours.

                                                                           Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                                                     Number of                      Avg. burden    Total annual                    Total annual
              Type of respondent                       Form name/form No.            Number of     responses per   Total number    per  response    burden  (in     Avg. hourly     respondent
                                                                                    respondents     respondent     of  responses    (in hours)        hours)         wage rate         cost
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State, Local or Tribal Government.............  EMPG Work Plan..................              58               1              58               3             174          $32.20       $5,603.00
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    Total.....................................  ................................              58  ..............              58  ..............             174  ..............        5,603.00
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 Note: The ``Avg. Hourly Wage Rate'' for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate.

    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the 
hour burden is $5,603.00. There are no annual costs to respondents 
operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no 
annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is 
$362,093.40.

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.

    Dated: August 9, 2013.
Charlene D. Myrthil,
Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2013-20073 Filed 8-16-13; 8:45 am]
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