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Burton, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2013–20674 Filed 8–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2013–0031] National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); Assistance to Private Sector Property Insurers, Availability of FY 2014 Arrangement Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Each year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is required by the Write-YourOwn (WYO) Program Financial Assistance/Subsidy Arrangement (Arrangement) to notify private insurance companies (Companies) and to make available to the Companies the terms for subscription or re-subscription to the Arrangement. In keeping with that requirement, this notice provides the terms to the Companies to subscribe or re-subscribe to the Arrangement. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edward L. Connor, Deputy Associate Administrator for Federal Insurance, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, DHS/FEMA, 1800 South Bell Street, Room 720, Arlington, VA 20598–3020, 202–646–3429 (phone), 202–646–3445 (facsimile), or Edward.Connor@fema.dhs.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Write-Your-Own (WYO) Program Financial Assistance/Subsidy Arrangement (Arrangement), 85 (as of June 2013) private sector property insurers sell flood insurance policies and adjust flood insurance claims under their own names based on an Arrangement with the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA) published at 44 CFR part 62, Appendix A. The WYO insurers retain an expense allowance and remit the remaining premium to the Federal Government. The Federal Government pays flood losses and pays loss adjustment expenses based on a fee schedule. In addition, under certain circumstances reimbursement for litigation costs, including court costs, attorney fees, judgments, and settlements, are paid by SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1 ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 165 / Monday, August 26, 2013 / Notices FEMA based on documentation submitted by the WYO insurers. The complete Arrangement is published in 44 CFR part 62, Appendix A. Each year, FEMA is required to publish in the Federal Register and make available to the Companies the terms for subscription or re-subscription to the Arrangement. 44 CFR part 62, Appendix A, Article V.B. Signatory Companies should remain aware that all requirements of the Arrangement, including, but not limited to, financial accounting in issues involving all transactions, must be met. As set forth in Article II.A.1. of Appendix A to part 62—Federal Emergency Management Agency, Federal Insurance Administration, Financial Assistance/Subsidy Arrangement, the Company is responsible for meeting all fiduciary responsibilities for control and disbursement of funds in connection with policy administration. This includes ensuring that all accounting for policy administration is correct. If errors are made in policy administration, the Company shall be responsible for reimbursing any incorrect allocations, assessment or other moneys compensated to that company by the Federal Government. The Company is responsible for ensuring that all activities meet the requirements of this Arrangement and of the NFIP Financial Control Plan, 44 CFR part 62, Appendix B. The NFIP WYO Standards Committee may take remedial action in the event any such conduct is not corrected. FEMA will send a copy of the offer for the FY 2014 Arrangement, together with related materials and submission instructions, to all private insurance companies participating under the current FY 2013 Arrangement. Any private insurance company not currently participating in the WYO Program but wishing to consider FEMA’s offer for FY 2014 may request a copy by writing: DHS/FEMA, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, Attn: Edward L. Connor, Deputy Associate Administrator for Federal Insurance, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, DHS/FEMA, 1800 South Bell Street, Room 720, Arlington, VA 20598–3020, or contact Edward VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:45 Aug 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 Connor at 202–646–3445 (facsimile), or Edward.Connor@fema.dhs.gov (email). David L. Miller, Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–20668 Filed 8–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–11–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5683–N–78] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Disclosure of Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs) Rates Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 25, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@ hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described in Section A. The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on June 17, 2013. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 52781 A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Disclosure of Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs) Rates. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0322. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form Number: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Mortgagees must make available to the mortgagor, at the time of loan application, a written explanation of the features of an adjustable-rate mortgage ARM consistent with the disclosure requirements applicable to variable rate mortgages secured by a principal dwelling under TILA. Regulation Z,’’ at 15 U.S.C. 1601, 12 CFR 22618. Respondents (describe): FHA Approved Lenders. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,231. Estimated Number of Responses: 215,306. Frequency of Response: Occasion. Average Hours per Response: .05. Total Estimated Burdens: 10,765. B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 165 (Monday, August 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-20668]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2013-0031]


National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); Assistance to Private 
Sector Property Insurers, Availability of FY 2014 Arrangement

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Each year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is 
required by the Write-Your-Own (WYO) Program Financial Assistance/
Subsidy Arrangement (Arrangement) to notify private insurance companies 
(Companies) and to make available to the Companies the terms for 
subscription or re-subscription to the Arrangement. In keeping with 
that requirement, this notice provides the terms to the Companies to 
subscribe or re-subscribe to the Arrangement.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edward L. Connor, Deputy Associate 
Administrator for Federal Insurance, Federal Insurance and Mitigation 
Administration, DHS/FEMA, 1800 South Bell Street, Room 720, Arlington, 
VA 20598-3020, 202-646-3429 (phone), 202-646-3445 (facsimile), or 
Edward.Connor@fema.dhs.gov (email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Write-Your-Own (WYO) Program 
Financial Assistance/Subsidy Arrangement (Arrangement), 85 (as of June 
2013) private sector property insurers sell flood insurance policies 
and adjust flood insurance claims under their own names based on an 
Arrangement with the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration 
(FIMA) published at 44 CFR part 62, Appendix A.
    The WYO insurers retain an expense allowance and remit the 
remaining premium to the Federal Government. The Federal Government 
pays flood losses and pays loss adjustment expenses based on a fee 
schedule. In addition, under certain circumstances reimbursement for 
litigation costs, including court costs, attorney fees, judgments, and 
settlements, are paid by

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FEMA based on documentation submitted by the WYO insurers.
    The complete Arrangement is published in 44 CFR part 62, Appendix 
A. Each year, FEMA is required to publish in the Federal Register and 
make available to the Companies the terms for subscription or re-
subscription to the Arrangement. 44 CFR part 62, Appendix A, Article 
V.B.
    Signatory Companies should remain aware that all requirements of 
the Arrangement, including, but not limited to, financial accounting in 
issues involving all transactions, must be met. As set forth in Article 
II.A.1. of Appendix A to part 62--Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
Federal Insurance Administration, Financial Assistance/Subsidy 
Arrangement, the Company is responsible for meeting all fiduciary 
responsibilities for control and disbursement of funds in connection 
with policy administration. This includes ensuring that all accounting 
for policy administration is correct. If errors are made in policy 
administration, the Company shall be responsible for reimbursing any 
incorrect allocations, assessment or other moneys compensated to that 
company by the Federal Government.
    The Company is responsible for ensuring that all activities meet 
the requirements of this Arrangement and of the NFIP Financial Control 
Plan, 44 CFR part 62, Appendix B. The NFIP WYO Standards Committee may 
take remedial action in the event any such conduct is not corrected.
    FEMA will send a copy of the offer for the FY 2014 Arrangement, 
together with related materials and submission instructions, to all 
private insurance companies participating under the current FY 2013 
Arrangement.
    Any private insurance company not currently participating in the 
WYO Program but wishing to consider FEMA's offer for FY 2014 may 
request a copy by writing: DHS/FEMA, Federal Insurance and Mitigation 
Administration, Attn: Edward L. Connor, Deputy Associate Administrator 
for Federal Insurance, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, 
DHS/FEMA, 1800 South Bell Street, Room 720, Arlington, VA 20598-3020, 
or contact Edward Connor at 202-646-3445 (facsimile), or 
Edward.Connor@fema.dhs.gov (email).

David L. Miller,
Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and Mitigation 
Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2013-20668 Filed 8-23-13; 8:45 am]
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