Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request. National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Form for Supervisors and National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation for Students/Trainees., 45208 [2014-18400]

Download as PDF 45208 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 149 / Monday, August 4, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request. National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Form for Supervisors and National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation for Students/Trainees. Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; revision of a previously approved information collection; OMB No. 1660–0039; FEMA Form 078–0–2A, National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Student/Trainee; FEMA Form 078–0–2, National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Supervisors. 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 approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the long-term evaluation forms used to evaluate all National Fire Academy resident training. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 3, 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 www.regulations.gov under Docket ID FEMA–2014–0018. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 8NE, Washington, DC 20472–3100. (3) Facsimile. Submit comments to (703) 483–2999. 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: Dawn Long, Statistician, (301) 447– 1488, for additional information. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at facsimile number (202) 212–4701 or email address: FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NFA is mandated under the Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (Pub. L. 93– 498) to provide training and education to the Nation’s fire service and emergency service personnel. The state of-the-art programs offered by the NFA serve as models of excellence and State and local fire service agencies rely heavily on the curriculum to train their personnel. To maintain the quality of Number of respondents Data collection activity/instrument Frequency of responses these training programs, it is critical that courses be evaluated after students have had the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills gained from their training. Collection of Information Title: National Fire Academy LongTerm Evaluation Form for Supervisors and National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation for Students/Trainees. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. FEMA Forms: OMB No. 1660–0039; FEMA Form 078–0–2A, National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Student/Trainee; FEMA Form 078–0–2, National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Supervisors. Abstract: The National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Forms will be used to evaluate all National Fire Academy (NFA) on-campus resident training courses. Course graduates and their supervisors will be asked to evaluate the impact of the training on both individual job performance and the performance of the fire and emergency response department where the student works. The data provided by students and supervisors is used to update existing NFA course materials and to develop new courses that reflect the emerging issues/needs of the Nation’s fire service. Affected Public: State, local or Tribal government. Number of Respondents: Estimated 3,000 total annual respondents. Number of Responses: Estimated 3,000 total annual responses. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 405 burden hours. Hour burden per response Annual responses Total annual burden hours NFA Long Term Evaluation Students/Trainees/FEMA Form 078–0–2A ................................................................ NFA Long Term Evaluation Supervisors/FEMA Form 078– 0–2 .................................................................................... 1,500 1 .17 1,500 255 1,500 1 .1 1,500 150 Total .............................................................................. 3,000 ........................ ........................ 3,000 405 Estimated Cost: There is no annual start-up or capital costs. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:28 Aug 01, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Dated: July 10, 2014. Loretta Cassatt, Branch Chief, Records, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request. National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Form for 
Supervisors and National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation for 
Students/Trainees.

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice; 60-day notice and request for comments; revision of a 
previously approved information collection; OMB No. 1660-0039; FEMA 
Form 078-0-2A, National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Student/
Trainee; FEMA Form 078-0-2, National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation 
Supervisors.

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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 revision of a currently approved information 
collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
this notice seeks comments concerning the long-term evaluation forms 
used to evaluate all National Fire Academy resident training.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 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-2014-0018. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Regulatory Affairs Division, 
Office of Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 8NE, 
Washington, DC 20472-3100.
    (3) Facsimile. Submit comments to (703) 483-2999.
    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: Dawn Long, Statistician, (301) 447-
1488, for additional information. You may contact the Records 
Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of 
information at facsimile number (202) 212-4701 or email address: FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NFA is mandated under the Fire 
Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (Pub. L. 93-498) to provide training 
and education to the Nation's fire service and emergency service 
personnel. The state of-the-art programs offered by the NFA serve as 
models of excellence and State and local fire service agencies rely 
heavily on the curriculum to train their personnel. To maintain the 
quality of these training programs, it is critical that courses be 
evaluated after students have had the opportunity to apply the 
knowledge and skills gained from their training.

Collection of Information

    Title: National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Form for 
Supervisors and National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation for 
Students/Trainees.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    FEMA Forms: OMB No. 1660-0039; FEMA Form 078-0-2A, National Fire 
Academy Long-Term Evaluation Student/Trainee; FEMA Form 078-0-2, 
National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Supervisors.
    Abstract: The National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Forms will 
be used to evaluate all National Fire Academy (NFA) on-campus resident 
training courses. Course graduates and their supervisors will be asked 
to evaluate the impact of the training on both individual job 
performance and the performance of the fire and emergency response 
department where the student works. The data provided by students and 
supervisors is used to update existing NFA course materials and to 
develop new courses that reflect the emerging issues/needs of the 
Nation's fire service.
    Affected Public: State, local or Tribal government.
    Number of Respondents: Estimated 3,000 total annual respondents.
    Number of Responses: Estimated 3,000 total annual responses.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 405 burden hours.

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    Data collection activity/        Number of     Frequency of     Hour burden       Annual       Total annual
           instrument               respondents      responses     per response      responses     burden hours
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NFA Long Term Evaluation                   1,500               1             .17           1,500             255
 Students/Trainees/FEMA Form 078-
 0-2A...........................
NFA Long Term Evaluation                   1,500               1              .1           1,500             150
 Supervisors/FEMA Form 078-0-2..
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    Total.......................           3,000  ..............  ..............           3,000             405
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    Estimated Cost: There is no annual start-up or capital costs.

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: July 10, 2014.
Loretta Cassatt,
Branch Chief, Records, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
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