Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Exemption of State-Owned Properties Under Self-Insurance Plan, 9250-9251 [2014-03359]

Download as PDF 9250 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 32 / Tuesday, February 18, 2014 / Notices Dated: February 11, 2014. Javier E. Marques, Associate General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2014–03373 Filed 2–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–K6–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2014–0004; OMB No. 1660–0013] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Exemption of State-Owned Properties Under SelfInsurance Plan 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 collection of information necessary to allow States to request an exemption from maintaining flood insurance on State-owned structures. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 21, 2014. ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use only one of the following means to submit comments: SUMMARY: (1) Online. Submit comments at http://www.regulations.gov under Docket ID FEMA–2014–0004. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., 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 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: Contact Mary Ann Chang, Insurance Examiner, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, DHS/FEMA, at (202) 646–2714 for further 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: FEMAInformation-Collections-Management@ dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (Act), as amended, 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq., recognized that a reasonable method of sharing the nation’s risk of flooding at the national level was required. The Act established a requirement to purchase flood insurance for properties at risk from a flood. It also further provided an exception to this requirement for Stateowned properties that are covered under an adequate State policy of self- insurance. When States provide proof of this self-insurance, the designated property is not required to be covered by flood insurance. Title 44 CFR part 75 establishes the procedures by which a State may request exemption and also establishes standards with respect to the Administrator’s determinations that a State’s plan of self-insurance is adequate and satisfactory for the purpose of exempting the State from the requirement of purchasing flood insurance coverage, for State-owned structures and their contents. This applies to areas identified by the Administrator as A, AO, AH, A1–30, AE, AR, AR/A1–30, AR/AE, AR/AO, AR/AH, AR/A, A99, M, V, VO, V1–30, VE, and E zones, in which the sale of insurance has been made available. Collection of Information Title: Exemption of State-Owned Properties under Self-Insurance Plan. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0013. Form Titles and Numbers: None. Abstract: States can request an exemption to the requirement of purchasing flood insurance on Stateowned properties through the submission of sufficient supporting documentation certifying that the plan of self-insurance upon which the application for exemption is based meets or exceed the standards of coverage required for flood and floodrelated hazards. Affected Public: State, local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 20. Number of Responses: 20. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5 hours. ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Number of responses per respondent Type of respondent Form name/form number Number of respondents State, local or Tribal Government. Letter of Application/No Form. 20 1 ............................ 20 .................... tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Total ............ • 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 $8,296. There are no annual costs to VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:58 Feb 14, 2014 Jkt 232001 Avg. burden per response (in hours) Total annual burden (in hours) Avg. hourly wage rate 20 5 100 $82.96 $8,296 20 .................... 100 .................... $8,296 Total number of responses respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $5,355. PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total annual respondent cost 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 E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1 9251 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 32 / Tuesday, February 18, 2014 / Notices 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 30, 2014. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2014–03359 Filed 2–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–11–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2014–0006; OMB No. 1660–0011] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Debt Collection Financial Statement approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the collection of information related to disaster program accounts and debts receivable. Comments must be submitted on or before April 21, 2014. DATES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use only one of the following means to submit comments: (1) Online. Submit comments at http://www.regulations.gov under Docket ID FEMA–2014–0006. 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 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. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Mary Schneider, Chief, Debt Management Unit, FEMA Finance Center, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, FEMA, at (540) 504–1649 for further 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: FEMAInformation-CollectionsManagement@dhs.gov. 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 revision of a currently SUMMARY: Under the Debt Collection Improvement Act as amended (31 U.S.C. 3701, et seq.), the Federal Claims Collection Standards (31 CFR 901), and DHS regulations (6 CFR 11); the Administrator of FEMA is: (1) Required to attempt collection of all debts owed to the United States arising out of activities of FEMA; and (2) for debts not exceeding $100,000, authorized to compromise such debts or terminate collection action completely where it appears that no person is liable for such debt or has the present or prospective financial ability to pay a significant sum, or that the cost of collecting such debt is likely to exceed the amount of the recovery (31 U.S.C. 3711 (a)(2)). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of Information Title: Debt Collection Financial Statement. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0011. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form127–0–1, Debt Collection Financial Statement. Abstract: FEMA may request debtors to provide personal financial information on FEMA Form 127–0–1 concerning their current financial position. With this information, FEMA evaluates whether to allow its debtors to pay their FEMA debts under installment repayment agreements and if so, under what terms. FEMA also uses this data to determine whether to compromise, suspend, or completely terminate collection efforts on respondent’s debts. This data is also used to locate the debtor’s assets if the debts are sent for judicial enforcement. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 2,000. Number of Responses: 2,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,500 hours. ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Individuals or Households. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Form Name/ form number Debt Collection Financial Statement/ FEMA Form 127–0–1. 2,000 1 2,000 ......................... 2,000 ........................ 2,000 Total ......... No. of respondents No. of responses per respondent Type of respondent Total No. of responses Avg. burden per response (in hours) Total annual burden (in hours) Avg. hourly wage rate 45 minutes 1,500 $33.74 $50,610.00 .................... 1,500 .................... $50,610.00 • Note: The ‘‘Avg. Hourly Wage Rate’’ for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate. VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:58 Feb 14, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1 Total annual respondent cost

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 32 (Tuesday, February 18, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9250-9251]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-03359]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2014-0004; OMB No. 1660-0013]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Exemption of State-Owned Properties Under Self-
Insurance Plan

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 collection of 
information necessary to allow States to request an exemption from 
maintaining flood insurance on State-owned structures.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 21, 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 http://www.regulations.gov under 
Docket ID FEMA-2014-0004. Follow the instructions for submitting 
comments.
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of 
Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., 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 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: Contact Mary Ann Chang, Insurance 
Examiner, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, DHS/FEMA, at 
(202) 646-2714 for further 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: The Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 
(Act), as amended, 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq., recognized that a reasonable 
method of sharing the nation's risk of flooding at the national level 
was required. The Act established a requirement to purchase flood 
insurance for properties at risk from a flood. It also further provided 
an exception to this requirement for State-owned properties that are 
covered under an adequate State policy of self-insurance. When States 
provide proof of this self-insurance, the designated property is not 
required to be covered by flood insurance. Title 44 CFR part 75 
establishes the procedures by which a State may request exemption and 
also establishes standards with respect to the Administrator's 
determinations that a State's plan of self-insurance is adequate and 
satisfactory for the purpose of exempting the State from the 
requirement of purchasing flood insurance coverage, for State-owned 
structures and their contents. This applies to areas identified by the 
Administrator as A, AO, AH, A1-30, AE, AR, AR/A1-30, AR/AE, AR/AO, AR/
AH, AR/A, A99, M, V, VO, V1-30, VE, and E zones, in which the sale of 
insurance has been made available.

Collection of Information

    Title: Exemption of State-Owned Properties under Self-Insurance 
Plan.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a 
currently approved information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0013.
    Form Titles and Numbers: None.
    Abstract: States can request an exemption to the requirement of 
purchasing flood insurance on State-owned properties through the 
submission of sufficient supporting documentation certifying that the 
plan of self-insurance upon which the application for exemption is 
based meets or exceed the standards of coverage required for flood and 
flood-related hazards.
    Affected Public: State, local, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 20.
    Number of Responses: 20.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5 hours.

                                                       Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                          Number of                Avg. burden     Total
                                                             Number of    responses      Total         per         annual    Avg. hourly   Total annual
        Type of respondent          Form name/form number   respondents      per       number of     response   burden  (in   wage rate     respondent
                                                                          respondent   responses    (in hours)     hours)                      cost
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State, local or Tribal Government.  Letter of Application/           20            1           20            5          100       $82.96          $8,296
                                     No Form.
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    Total.........................  .....................            20  ...........           20  ...........          100  ...........          $8,296
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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 $8,296. 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 
$5,355.

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

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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 30, 2014.
Charlene D. Myrthil,
Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2014-03359 Filed 2-14-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-11-P