Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0, 64610-64611 [2014-25813]

Download as PDF 64610 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 210 / Thursday, October 30, 2014 / Notices authority of the IHS, an Indian tribe or tribal organization pursuant to a contract, grant, cooperative agreement, or compact with the IHS pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination Act (25 U.S.C. 450 et seq.), or an urban Indian organization pursuant to a grant or contract with the IHS under title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.). Once the Criteria for Criteria for CCBHCs are established, the planning grants will be awarded to states by January 1, 2016. By September 1, 2017 up to eight states will be selected from those states awarded planning grants to participate in a two year demonstration program to implement proposed approaches and assess their success. Finally, one year after the first state is selected and annually thereafter— reports will be submitted to Congress on the accessibility, quality, scope, and cost of services. A final report to Congress will be submitted by December 31, 2021, and will include recommendations to continue, expand, modify, or terminate the demonstration program. Cathy J. Friedman, Public Health Analyst, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–25822 Filed 10–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2014–0023; OMB No. 1660–0107] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Customer Satisfaction Surveys 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 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Oct 29, 2014 Jkt 235001 the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. Comments must be submitted on or before December 1, 2014. DATES: 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. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: October 16, 2014. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2014–25775 Filed 10–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2014–0031; OMB No. 1660–0069] Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Records Management Division, 500 C Street SW., Room 7NE, Washington, DC 20472– 3100, facsimile number (202) 212–4701, or email address FEMA-InformationCollections-Management@fema.dhs.gov. Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Collection of Information Title: Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Customer Satisfaction Surveys. Type of information collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 519–0–1 T, Public Assistance Customer Satisfaction Survey (Telephone); FEMA Form 519–0–1 INT, Public Assistance Customer Satisfaction Survey (Internet); FEMA Form 519–0–1, Public Assistance Customer Satisfaction Survey (Fill-able). Abstract: Federal agencies are required to survey their customers to determine the kind and quality of services customers want and their level of satisfaction with those services. FEMA managers use the survey results to measure performance against standards for performance and customer service, measure achievement of strategic planning objectives, and generally gauge and make improvements to disaster service that increase customer satisfaction. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions, State, Local, or Tribal government. Number of Respondents: 12,749. Number of Responses: 12,749. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,342. Estimated Cost: $12,204.00. PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 proposed revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0. The program provides a well established mechanism, using standardized reporting methods, to collect and analyze fire incident data at the Federal, State, and local levels with a myriad of life and property saving uses and benefits. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 29, 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–2014–0031. 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. (3) Facsimile. Submit comments to (202) 212–4701. 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 E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 64611 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 210 / Thursday, October 30, 2014 / Notices 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: Mark Whitney, Fire Program Specialist, United States Fire Administration, National Fire Data Center, (301) 447– 1836 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: educate the public on fire protection and prevention. As a result of the study, Congress enacted Public Law 93–498, Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, which establishes the U.S. Fire Administration to administer fire prevention and control programs, supplement existing programs of research, training, and education, and encourage new and improved programs and activities by State and local governments. Section 9(a) of the Act authorizes the Administrator, U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), to operate directly or through contracts or grants, an integrated, comprehensive method to select, analyze, publish, and disseminate information related to prevention, occurrence, control, and results of fires of all types. Collection of Information The National Commission on Fire Prevention and Control conducted a comprehensive study of the Nation’s fire problem and recommended to Congress actions to mitigate the fire problem, reduce loss of life and property, and Title: National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: OMB No. 1660–0069. FEMA Forms: The National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0. Abstract: NFIRS was established in 1975 by the USFA as a cooperative effort of local, State, and Federal authorities to improve uniformity in fire incident reporting and to ensure that data are useable for fire protection planning and management. The program provides a well-established mechanism, using standardized reporting methods, to collect and analyze fire incident data at the Federal, State, and local levels with a myriad of life and property saving uses and benefits. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal, and Federal Government. Number of Respondents: 23,000. Number of Responses: 29,970,120. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,500,230. The annual burden hours has decreased by 204,670 hours from the previous inventory due to discontinuation of use of NFIRS paper forms and a small decrease in the number of students receiving the NFIRS Program Management Training and Orientation. ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Type of respondent Form name/form No. State, Local, or Tribal Government. State, Local, or Tribal Government. State, Local, or Tribal Government. State, Local, or Tribal Government. Total .................. 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 17:40 Oct 29, 2014 Jkt 235001 29,969,000 27 min (0.45 hr) 13,486,050 $32.49 438,161,765 1 26 50 hours 1,300 32.49 42,237 30 1 30 16 hours 480 32.49 15,595 100 1 100 16 hours 1,600 32.49 51,984 200 1 200 4 hours 800 32.49 25,992 500 1 500 20 hours 10,000 32.49 324,900 23,856 Estimated Cost: The estimated annual operations and maintenance costs to respondents or record keepers resulting from the collection of information is $13,915,000. The estimated annual cost to the Federal Government is $2,416,255. VerDate Sep<11>2014 1,303 26 ................................. State, Local, or Tribal Government. ........................ 29,969,856 ........................ 13,500,230 ........................ 438,622,473 practical utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Total annual burden (in hours) Average hourly wage rate Total annual respondent cost ($) Total number of responses 23,000 NFIRS Version 5.0 Modules 1–12 (Electronic). NFIRS Program Management Training (Training). NFIRS Program Management Orientation (Training). NFIC Training Workshop (Training). NFIRS CD/on-site Orientation (Training). Introduction to NFIRS Distance Learning (Training). State, Local, or Tribal Government. Average burden per response (in hours) Number of responses per respondent Number of respondents e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Dated: October 16, 2014. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2014–25813 Filed 10–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–45–P E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2014-0031; OMB No. 1660-0069]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0

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 proposed revision of a currently approved information 
collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
this notice seeks comments concerning the National Fire Incident 
Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0. The program provides a well established 
mechanism, using standardized reporting methods, to collect and analyze 
fire incident data at the Federal, State, and local levels with a 
myriad of life and property saving uses and benefits.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 29, 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-2014-0031. 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.
    (3) Facsimile. Submit comments to (202) 212-4701.
    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

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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: Mark Whitney, Fire Program Specialist, 
United States Fire Administration, National Fire Data Center, (301) 
447-1836 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 National Commission on Fire Prevention 
and Control conducted a comprehensive study of the Nation's fire 
problem and recommended to Congress actions to mitigate the fire 
problem, reduce loss of life and property, and educate the public on 
fire protection and prevention. As a result of the study, Congress 
enacted Public Law 93-498, Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 
1974, which establishes the U.S. Fire Administration to administer fire 
prevention and control programs, supplement existing programs of 
research, training, and education, and encourage new and improved 
programs and activities by State and local governments. Section 9(a) of 
the Act authorizes the Administrator, U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), 
to operate directly or through contracts or grants, an integrated, 
comprehensive method to select, analyze, publish, and disseminate 
information related to prevention, occurrence, control, and results of 
fires of all types.

Collection of Information

    Title: National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    OMB Number: OMB No. 1660-0069.
    FEMA Forms: The National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) 
v5.0.
    Abstract: NFIRS was established in 1975 by the USFA as a 
cooperative effort of local, State, and Federal authorities to improve 
uniformity in fire incident reporting and to ensure that data are 
useable for fire protection planning and management. The program 
provides a well-established mechanism, using standardized reporting 
methods, to collect and analyze fire incident data at the Federal, 
State, and local levels with a myriad of life and property saving uses 
and benefits.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal, and Federal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 23,000.
    Number of Responses: 29,970,120.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,500,230. The annual burden 
hours has decreased by 204,670 hours from the previous inventory due to 
discontinuation of use of NFIRS paper forms and a small decrease in the 
number of students receiving the NFIRS Program Management Training and 
Orientation.

                                                                           Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                                                     Number of                    Average burden   Total annual                    Total annual
              Type of respondent                       Form name/form No.            Number of     responses per   Total number    per response     burden  (in   Average hourly    respondent
                                                                                    respondents     respondent     of responses     (in hours)        hours)         wage rate       cost  ($)
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State, Local, or Tribal Government............  NFIRS Version 5.0 Modules 1-12            23,000           1,303      29,969,000    27 min (0.45      13,486,050          $32.49     438,161,765
                                                 (Electronic).                                                                               hr)
State, Local, or Tribal Government............  NFIRS Program Management                      26               1              26        50 hours           1,300           32.49          42,237
                                                 Training (Training).
State, Local, or Tribal Government............  NFIRS Program Management                      30               1              30        16 hours             480           32.49          15,595
                                                 Orientation (Training).
State, Local, or Tribal Government............  NFIC Training Workshop                       100               1             100        16 hours           1,600           32.49          51,984
                                                 (Training).
State, Local, or Tribal Government............  NFIRS CD/on-site Orientation                 200               1             200         4 hours             800           32.49          25,992
                                                 (Training).
State, Local, or Tribal Government............  Introduction to NFIRS Distance               500               1             500        20 hours          10,000           32.49         324,900
                                                 Learning (Training).
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    Total.....................................  ................................          23,856  ..............      29,969,856  ..............      13,500,230  ..............     438,622,473
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    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual operations and maintenance 
costs to respondents or record keepers resulting from the collection of 
information is $13,915,000. The estimated annual cost to the Federal 
Government is $2,416,255.

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: October 16, 2014.
Charlene D. Myrthil,
Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2014-25813 Filed 10-29-14; 8:45 am]
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