Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for Review; Information Collection Extension Request for the DHS S&T First Responders Community of Practice Program, 57121-57122 [2014-22664]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 185 / Wednesday, September 24, 2014 / Notices clearances for private sector partners who are responsible for critical infrastructure protection, in accordance with Executive Order 13549. The PSCP requires individuals to complete a clearance request form that initiates the clearance process. Sector Specific Agencies (SSA), IP Protective Security Advisors, Sector Liaisons, the National Infrastructure Coordinating Center, and other Federal officials designated by IP are authorized to submit nominations to the central PSCP point of contact, the PSCP Administrator. The clearance request form is signed by both the Federal official who nominated the applicant and by the Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection prior to initiating the clearance process. Upon approval by the Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection, IP Security Office will contact the nominee to obtain the Social Security number, date and place of birth, and will then enter this data into e-QIP—Office of Personnel Management’s secure portal for investigation processing. Once the data is entered in e-QIP, the applicant can complete the online security questionnaire. An alternate mailing address is an optional field on the form and may be provided if the nominee chooses to have correspondences sent to a mailing address other than the company mailing address. IP Security Office maintains all applicants’ information in the Master Roster, which contains all the information found on the clearance request form in addition to their clearance information (date granted, level of clearance, date nondisclosure agreements signed, and type/ date of investigation). The Administrator of the Master Roster maintains the information so as to track clearance processing and investigation information and to have the most current contact information for the participants from each sector. The IP Security Office also provides the PSCP Administrator with applicant information to facilitate information sharing with Federal nominators and authorized DHS employees with a need to know. OMB is particularly interested in comments that: 1. Evaluate 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. 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; VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Sep 23, 2014 Jkt 232001 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. 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 submissions of responses. Analysis Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection. Title: Critical Infrastructure Private Sector Clearance Program Request. OMB Number: 1670–0013. Frequency: Once. Affected Public: Designated private sector employees of critical infrastructure entities or organizations. Number of Respondents: 500 respondents (estimate). Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 minutes. Total Burden Hours: 83.35. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Recordkeeping Burden: $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $0. Dated: September 17, 2014. Scott Libby, Deputy Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2014–22663 Filed 9–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2012–0013] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for Review; Information Collection Extension Request for the DHS S&T First Responders Community of Practice Program Science and Technology Directorate, DHS. ACTION: 30-day Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public to comment on the data collection form for the DHS Science & Technology (S&T) First Responders Community of Practice (FRCoP): User Registration Page (DHS Form 10059 (9/09)). The FRCoP Web based tool collects profile information from first SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57121 responders and select authorized nonfirst responder users to facilitate networking and formation of online communities. All users are required to authenticate prior to entering the site. In addition, the tool provides members the capability to create wikis, discussion threads, blogs, documents, etc., allowing them to enter and upload content in accordance with the site’s Rules of Behavior. Members are able to participate in threaded discussions and comment on other members’ content. The DHS S&T FRCoP program is responsible for providing a collaborative environment for the first responder community to share information, best practices, and lessons learned. Section 313 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–296) established this requirement. The program would like to add one more field to the registration. The new field will be titled: Country of First Responder Affiliation. This notice and request for comments is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This notice and request for comments is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 24, 2014. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments, identified by docket number DHS–2012–0013, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Please follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: Kathy.Higgins@hq.dhs.gov. Please include docket number DHS– 2012–0013 in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 254–6171. (Not a toll-free number). • Mail: Science and Technology Directorate, ATTN: Chief Information Officer—Rick Stevens, 1120 Vermont Ave, Mail Stop 0202, Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DHS FRCoP Contact Kathy Higgins (202) 254–2293 (Not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DHS S&T currently has approval to collect information utilizing the User Registration Form until October 31 2013 with OMB approval number 1640–0016. The User Registration Form will be available on the First Responders Community of Practice Web site found at [https:// communities.firstresponder.gov/]. The user will complete the form online and submit it through the Web site. The Department is committed to improving its information collection E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 57122 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 185 / Wednesday, September 24, 2014 / Notices and urges all interested parties to suggest how these materials can further reduce burden while seeking necessary information under the Act. DHS is particularly interested in comments that: (1) Evaluate 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) 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; (3) Suggest ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Suggest ways to 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 submissions of responses. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Renewal of Information Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: First Responders Community of Practice: User Registration Form. (3) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: DHS Science & Technology Directorate, R-Tech (RTD), DHS Form 10059 (09/09). (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Individuals; the data will be gathered from individual first responders who wish to participate in the First Responders Community of Practice. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: a. Estimate of the total number of respondents: 2,000. b. An estimate of the time for an average respondent to respond: 0.5 burden hours. c. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 1,000 burden hours. Dated: September 16, 2014. Rick Stevens, Chief Information Officer for Science and Technology. [FR Doc. 2014–22664 Filed 9–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9F–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Sep 23, 2014 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5752–N–78] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: HUD Stakeholder Survey 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: October 24, 2014. 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 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 tollfree 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 July 25, 2014. SUMMARY: A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: HUD Stakeholder Survey. OMB Approval Number: 2501–0027. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–92330–A, HUD– 92328, HUD–92205–A. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) hosts events with a variety of groups nationwide designed PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to educate stakeholders about HUD initiatives and policies. This data collection consists of a brief, optional survey to be completed in person at the end of each event. The information produced by the stakeholder surveys will allow HUD to measure the effectiveness of the stakeholder sessions and collect feedback on policy initiatives. The information can be used to shape policies, improve stakeholder events and make better use of HUD’s limited time with stakeholders. There are no similar surveys which allow for HUD to engage in a sustained, systematic collection of feedback from stakeholders on a broad range of HUD initiatives and events. Respondents (i.e. affected public): HUD stakeholder groups that include (but are not limited to) public housing authorities, congressional members and staff, local government officials, assisted housing residents, HUD grantees, civil rights organizations, homeless advocacy organizations, the legal community, academics, organized labor representatives, HUD grantees, and members of the housing, nonprofit, philanthropic, business and faith-based sectors. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3150. Estimated Number of Responses: 3150. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Hours per Response: 1. Total Estimated Burdens: 315 hrs. 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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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2012-0013]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for Review; 
Information Collection Extension Request for the DHS S&T First 
Responders Community of Practice Program

AGENCY: Science and Technology Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: 30-day Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general 
public to comment on the data collection form for the DHS Science & 
Technology (S&T) First Responders Community of Practice (FRCoP): User 
Registration Page (DHS Form 10059 (9/09)). The FRCoP Web based tool 
collects profile information from first responders and select 
authorized non-first responder users to facilitate networking and 
formation of online communities. All users are required to authenticate 
prior to entering the site. In addition, the tool provides members the 
capability to create wikis, discussion threads, blogs, documents, etc., 
allowing them to enter and upload content in accordance with the site's 
Rules of Behavior. Members are able to participate in threaded 
discussions and comment on other members' content. The DHS S&T FRCoP 
program is responsible for providing a collaborative environment for 
the first responder community to share information, best practices, and 
lessons learned. Section 313 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Pub. 
L. 107-296) established this requirement. The program would like to add 
one more field to the registration. The new field will be titled: 
Country of First Responder Affiliation. This notice and request for 
comments is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 
104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This notice and request for comments is 
required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 
U.S.C. chapter 35).

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 24, 
2014.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments, 
identified by docket number DHS-2012-0013, by one of the following 
methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Please follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: Kathy.Higgins@hq.dhs.gov. Please include docket 
number DHS-2012-0013 in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: (202) 254-6171. (Not a toll-free number).
     Mail: Science and Technology Directorate, ATTN: Chief 
Information Officer--Rick Stevens, 1120 Vermont Ave, Mail Stop 0202, 
Washington, DC 20005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DHS FRCoP Contact Kathy Higgins (202) 
254-2293 (Not a toll free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DHS S&T currently has approval to collect 
information utilizing the User Registration Form until October 31 2013 
with OMB approval number 1640-0016. The User Registration Form will be 
available on the First Responders Community of Practice Web site found 
at [https://communities.firstresponder.gov/]. The user will complete 
the form online and submit it through the Web site.
    The Department is committed to improving its information collection

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and urges all interested parties to suggest how these materials can 
further reduce burden while seeking necessary information under the 
Act.
    DHS is particularly interested in comments that:
    (1) Evaluate 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) 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;
    (3) Suggest ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and
    (4) Suggest ways to 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 submissions of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Renewal of Information 
Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: First Responders Community of 
Practice: User Registration Form.
    (3) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: DHS Science 
& Technology Directorate, R-Tech (RTD), DHS Form 10059 (09/09).
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Individuals; the data will be gathered from 
individual first responders who wish to participate in the First 
Responders Community of Practice.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:
    a. Estimate of the total number of respondents: 2,000.
    b. An estimate of the time for an average respondent to respond: 
0.5 burden hours.
    c. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 1,000 burden hours.

    Dated: September 16, 2014.
Rick Stevens,
Chief Information Officer for Science and Technology.
[FR Doc. 2014-22664 Filed 9-23-14; 8:45 am]
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