Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Fire Management Assistance Grant Program, 30633-30634 [2014-12329]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 102 / Wednesday, May 28, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2013–0018; OMB No. 1660–0061] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program (IHP) 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 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 June 27, 2014. 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: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Collection of Information Title: Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program (IHP). Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0061. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 010–0–11, Administrative Option Agreement for the Other Needs VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 May 27, 2014 Jkt 232001 provision of Individuals and Households Program (IHP); FEMA Form 010–0–12, Request for Continued Assistance (Application for Continued Temporary Housing Assistance); FEMA Form 010–0–12S (Spanish) Solicitud para Continuar la Asistencia de Vivienda Temporera. Abstract: The Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program (IHP) enhances applicants’ ability to request approval of late applications, request continued assistance, and appeal program decisions. Similarly, it allows States to partner with FEMA for delivery of disaster assistance under the ‘‘Other Needs’’ provision of the IHP through Administrative Option Agreements and Administration Plans addressing the level of managerial and resource support necessary. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 59,073. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 65,267 hours. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $2,043,275.28. 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 $213,556.60. Dated: May 21, 2014. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2014–12335 Filed 5–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2014–0020; OMB No. 1660–0058] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Fire Management Assistance Grant Program Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30633 extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Fire Management Assistance Grant Program. Comments must be submitted on or before July 28, 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–2014–0020. 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. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allen Wineland, FMAG Program Manager, Office of Response & Recovery, FEMA, (202) 646–3661 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-CollectionsManagement@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The information collection is required for Fire Management Assistance Grant Program (FMAGP) eligibility determinations, grants management, and compliance with other federal laws and regulations. FEMA’s regulations, at 44 CFR Part 204, specify the information collections necessary to facilitate the provision of assistance under the FMAGP. FMAGP was established under Section 420 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5187, as amended by section 303 of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, and authorizes the President to provide assistance to any State or local government for the mitigation, management, and control of E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1 30634 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 102 / Wednesday, May 28, 2014 / Notices any fire on public or private forest land or grassland that threatens such destruction as would constitute a major disaster. Collection of Information Title: Fire Management Assistance Grant Program. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0058. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 078–0–1, Request for Fire Management Assistance Declaration; FEMA Form 089–0–24, Request for Fire Management Sub-grant; FEMA Form 078–0–2, Principal Advisor’s Report. Abstract: The information collection is required to make grant eligibility determinations for the Fire Management Assistance Grant Program (FMAGP). These eligibility-based grants and subgrants provide assistance to any eligible State, Indian tribal government, or local government for the mitigation, management, and control of a fire on public or private forest land or grassland that is threatening such destruction as would constitute a major disaster. The data/information gathered in the forms is used to determine the severity of the threatening fire, current and forecast weather conditions, and associated factors related to the fire and its potential threat as a major disaster. Affected Public: State, local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 178. Number of Responses: 553. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 811 hours. ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Type of respondent Form name/form number Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent State, Local or Indian tribal government. FEMA-State Agreement and Amendment. State Administrative Plan for FMAG. Request for FMAG Declaration, FEMA Form 078–0–1. Request for FMAG Subgrant, FEMA Form 089–0– 24. Principal Advisor’s Report, FEMA Form 078–0–2. Appeal Letter .... 25 4 25 State, Local or Indian tribal government. State, Local or Indian tribal government. State, Local or Indian tribal government. State, Local or Indian tribal government. Total ........... Average hourly wage rate Total annual respondent cost 100 0.4 hours ........... (24 minutes) 40 $52.56 $2,102.40 1 25 8 hours .............. 200 52.56 10,512.00 25 4 100 1 hour ................ 100 52.56 5,256.00 25 4 100 0.3 hours ........... (18 minutes) 30 52.56 1,576.80 25 4 100 3 hours .............. 300 52.56 15,768 3 1 3 1 hour ................ 3 52.56 157.68 25 4 100 1 hour ................ 100 52.56 5,256.00 Training Sessions. State, Local or Indian tribal government. Total annual burden (in hours) Duplication of Benefits Letter. State, Local or Indian tribal government. State, Local or Indian tribal government. Average burden per response (in hours) 25 1 25 1.5 hours ........... (90 minutes) 38 52.56 1,997.28 178 .................... 553 ........................... 811 .................... 42,626.16 ........................... Total Number of responses emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES • 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 $42,626.16. 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 $532,814.00. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:27 May 27, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Dated: May 21, 2014. Charlene D. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 102 (Wednesday, May 28, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30633-30634]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-12329]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2014-0020; OMB No. 1660-0058]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Fire Management Assistance Grant Program

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 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 Fire Management 
Assistance Grant Program.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 28, 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-2014-0020. 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allen Wineland, FMAG Program Manager, 
Office of Response & Recovery, FEMA, (202) 646-3661 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: The information collection is required for 
Fire Management Assistance Grant Program (FMAGP) eligibility 
determinations, grants management, and compliance with other federal 
laws and regulations. FEMA's regulations, at 44 CFR Part 204, specify 
the information collections necessary to facilitate the provision of 
assistance under the FMAGP. FMAGP was established under Section 420 of 
the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 
U.S.C. 5187, as amended by section 303 of the Disaster Mitigation Act 
of 2000, and authorizes the President to provide assistance to any 
State or local government for the mitigation, management, and control 
of

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any fire on public or private forest land or grassland that threatens 
such destruction as would constitute a major disaster.

Collection of Information

    Title: Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a 
currently approved information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0058.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 078-0-1, Request for Fire Management 
Assistance Declaration; FEMA Form 089-0-24, Request for Fire Management 
Sub-grant; FEMA Form 078-0-2, Principal Advisor's Report.
    Abstract: The information collection is required to make grant 
eligibility determinations for the Fire Management Assistance Grant 
Program (FMAGP). These eligibility-based grants and subgrants provide 
assistance to any eligible State, Indian tribal government, or local 
government for the mitigation, management, and control of a fire on 
public or private forest land or grassland that is threatening such 
destruction as would constitute a major disaster. The data/information 
gathered in the forms is used to determine the severity of the 
threatening fire, current and forecast weather conditions, and 
associated factors related to the fire and its potential threat as a 
major disaster.
    Affected Public: State, local, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 178.
    Number of Responses: 553.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 811 hours.

                                                       Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                     Number of                                        Total                     Total
                                     Form name/form     Number of    responses      Total      Average burden per     annual      Average       annual
       Type of respondent                number        respondents      per       Number of      response  (in     burden  (in  hourly wage   respondent
                                                                     respondent   responses          hours)           hours)        rate         cost
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State, Local or Indian tribal     FEMA-State                    25            4          100  0.4 hours..........           40       $52.56    $2,102.40
 government.                       Agreement and                                              (24 minutes).......
                                   Amendment.
State, Local or Indian tribal     State                         25            1           25  8 hours............          200        52.56    10,512.00
 government.                       Administrative
                                   Plan for FMAG.
State, Local or Indian tribal     Request for FMAG              25            4          100  1 hour.............          100        52.56     5,256.00
 government.                       Declaration, FEMA
                                   Form 078-0-1.
State, Local or Indian tribal     Request for FMAG              25            4          100  0.3 hours..........           30        52.56     1,576.80
 government.                       Sub-grant, FEMA                                            (18 minutes).......
                                   Form 089-0-24.
State, Local or Indian tribal     Principal Advisor's           25            4          100  3 hours............          300        52.56       15,768
 government.                       Report, FEMA Form
                                   078-0-2.
State, Local or Indian tribal     Appeal Letter......            3            1            3  1 hour.............            3        52.56       157.68
 government.
State, Local or Indian tribal     Duplication of                25            4          100  1 hour.............          100        52.56     5,256.00
 government.                       Benefits Letter.
State, Local or Indian tribal     Training Sessions..           25            1           25  1.5 hours..........           38        52.56     1,997.28
 government.                                                                                  (90 minutes).......
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    Total.......................  ...................          178  ...........          553  ...................          811  ...........    42,626.16
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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 $42,626.16. 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 
$532,814.00.

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: May 21, 2014.
Charlene D. Myrthil
Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2014-12329 Filed 5-27-14; 8:45 am]
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