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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA FEMA–2014–0001; OMB No. 1660–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Emergency Notification System (ENS) 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 a new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Emergency Notification System (ENS). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 3, 2014. 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–2014–0001. 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 8NE, 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1 4941 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 20 / Thursday, January 30, 2014 / Notices 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 http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Shaffer, IT Specialist, Office of Response & Recovery (ORR), Federal Emergency Management Agency at (540) 665–6293 for additional information. 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-InformationCollections-Management@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMA’s Office of Response & Recovery (ORR) owns and operates the Emergency Notification System (ENS), which has been designated by FEMA Directive 262–3 as the agency solution for all notification and alerts activities, sends electronic notifications and relays messages, whether critical in nature, routine, or for testing purposes with appropriate authorization, to DHS employees and contractors, as well as emergency response personnel. In accordance with Executive Order 12656, National Security Presidential Directive (NSPD)–51, Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)–20, and Federal Continuity Directive (FCD)–1, all DHS organizational components shall have in place a viable Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) capability and plan that ensures the performance of their essential functions during any emergency or situation that could disrupt normal operations. An effective ENS solution is a critical part of this plan. Collection of Information Title: Emergency Notification System (ENS). OMB Number: 1660–NEW. Type of Information Collection: New information collection. FEMA Forms: None. Abstract: The ENS contains contact information for FEMA emergency team members. The ENS uses this information to send email, call cell, home, work phones and SMS devices to inform team members they have been activated. Teams include FEMA HQ COOP, Hurricane Liaison Team (HLT), Urban Search & Rescue (US&R), Emergency Response Group (ERG), etc. The system can only be accessed via DHS OneNet. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government; Federal Government. Number of Respondents: 500. Number of Responses: 500. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8 hours. ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Emergency Notification System (ENS)/No Form. 500 1 500 ............................... 500 .................... 500 Type of respondent Form name/ form No. State, Local or Tribal Government; Federal Government. Total ................ Total number of responses Avg. burden per response (in hours) Total annual burden (in hours) Avg. hourly wage rate Total annual respondent cost 1 minute (0.01666). 8 $18.27 $146.16 ................... 8 .................... 146.16 • 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 $146.16. 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 $173,401.85. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD 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 collected; and (d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:23 Jan 29, 2014 Jkt 232001 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: January 10, 2014. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA FEMA-2014-0001; OMB No. 1660-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Emergency Notification System (ENS)

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 new information collection. In accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning 
the Emergency Notification System (ENS).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 3, 2014.

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-2014-0001. 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 8NE, 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

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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 http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Shaffer, IT Specialist, Office of 
Response & Recovery (ORR), Federal Emergency Management Agency at (540) 
665-6293 for additional information. 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: FEMA's Office of Response & Recovery (ORR) 
owns and operates the Emergency Notification System (ENS), which has 
been designated by FEMA Directive 262-3 as the agency solution for all 
notification and alerts activities, sends electronic notifications and 
relays messages, whether critical in nature, routine, or for testing 
purposes with appropriate authorization, to DHS employees and 
contractors, as well as emergency response personnel. In accordance 
with Executive Order 12656, National Security Presidential Directive 
(NSPD)-51, Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)-20, and 
Federal Continuity Directive (FCD)-1, all DHS organizational components 
shall have in place a viable Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) 
capability and plan that ensures the performance of their essential 
functions during any emergency or situation that could disrupt normal 
operations. An effective ENS solution is a critical part of this plan.

Collection of Information

    Title: Emergency Notification System (ENS).
    OMB Number: 1660-NEW.
    Type of Information Collection: New information collection.
    FEMA Forms: None.
    Abstract: The ENS contains contact information for FEMA emergency 
team members. The ENS uses this information to send email, call cell, 
home, work phones and SMS devices to inform team members they have been 
activated. Teams include FEMA HQ COOP, Hurricane Liaison Team (HLT), 
Urban Search & Rescue (US&R), Emergency Response Group (ERG), etc. The 
system can only be accessed via DHS OneNet.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government; Federal 
Government.
    Number of Respondents: 500.
    Number of Responses: 500.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8 hours.

                                                       Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                      Number of                                       Total                     Total
                                                         Number of    responses      Total      Avg.  burden per      annual    Avg. hourly     annual
        Type of respondent         Form name/ form No.  respondents      per       number of      response  (in     burden (in   wage rate    respondent
                                                                      respondent   responses         hours)           hours)                     cost
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State, Local or Tribal             Emergency                    500            1          500  1 minute (0.01666)            8       $18.27      $146.16
 Government; Federal Government.    Notification
                                    System (ENS)/No
                                    Form.
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    Total........................  ...................          500  ...........          500  ..................            8  ...........       146.16
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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 $146.16. 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 
$173,401.85.

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: January 10, 2014.
Charlene D. Myrthil,
Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
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