Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; General Admissions Applications (Long and Short) and Stipend Forms, 4330-4331 [2016-01495]

Download as PDF 4330 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 26, 2016 / Notices brief public comment period will take place during the meeting. On February 11, 2016, the TMAC members will continue to present and deliberate on the draft content and potential recommendations to be incorporated in the two reports. In addition, the TMAC members will identify and coordinate on the TMAC’s next steps. A brief public comment period will take place during the meeting prior to any vote. The full agenda and related briefing materials will be posted for review by February 5, 2016 at http://www.fema. gov/TMAC. Dated: January 20, 2016. Roy E. Wright, Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2016–01497 Filed 1–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2015–0024; OMB No. 1660–0100] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; General Admissions Applications (Long and Short) and Stipend Forms 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 approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the admission applications and student stipend agreements for FEMA courses and programs that are delivered on-campus at the FEMA National Emergency Training Center (NETC) facility and throughout the Nation, in coordination with State and local training officials and local colleges and universities. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 28, 2016. 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 FEMA–2015–0024. 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 www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Smiley White, Supervisory Program Specialist, United States Fire Administration, 301–447–1055. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at email address: FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMA offers courses and programs that are delivered at National Emergency Training Center (NETC) in Emmitsburg, Maryland and the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Alabama and throughout the Nation in coordination with State and local training officials and local colleges and universities to carry out the authorities listed below. To facilitate meeting these requirements, FEMA collects information necessary to be accepted for courses and for the student stipend or travel reimbursement program for these courses. There are several organizations within the Federal Emergency Management Agency that deliver training and education in support of the FEMA mission. 1. Section 7 of Public Law 93–498, Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act, as amended, established the National Fire Academy (NFA) to advance the professional development of fire service personnel and of other persons engaged in fire prevention and control activities. 2. Section 611.f. of subchapter VI of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act) as amended, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5207, authorizes the Director to conduct or arrange, by contract or otherwise, for the training programs for the instruction of emergency preparedness officials and other persons in the organization, operation, and techniques of emergency preparedness; conduct or operate PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 schools or classes, including the payment of travel expenses, in accordance with subchapter I of chapter 57 of title 5, United States Code, and the Standardized Government Travel Regulations, and per diem allowances, in lieu of subsistence for trainees in attendance or the furnishing of subsistence and quarters for trainees and instructors on terms prescribed by the Director; and provide instructors and training aids as deemed necessary. This training is conducted through the Emergency Management Institute (EMI). 3. Title XIV of the National Defense Authorization Act of 1997, PL 104–201, 110 Stat. 2432; title I of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 1998, PL 105– 119, 111 Stat. 2440; sections 403 and 430 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, PL 107–296, 116 Stat. 2135; and section 611 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006, PL 109–295, 120 Stat. 1355, all authorize the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) to serve as a training facility for all relevant federally supported training efforts that target state and local law enforcement, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, and other key agencies such as public works and state and local emergency management. The focus of the training is to prepare relevant state and local officials to deal with chemical, biological, or nuclear terrorist acts and handle incidents dealing with hazardous materials. 4. PL 110–53, State. 6 U.S.C. 1102 established a National Domestic Preparedness Consortium within the Department of Homeland Security. According to the enacting legislation, the members of the Consortium consist of the Center for Domestic Preparedness; the National Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; the National Center for Biomedical Research and Training, Louisiana State University; the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center, Texas A&M University; the National Exercise, Test, and Training Center, Nevada Test Site; the Transportation Technology Center, Incorporated, in Pueblo, Colorado; and the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center, University of Hawaii. Other organizations have been added to the Consortium membership since the passage of the enacting legislation. The Consortium shall identify, test, and deliver training to State, local, and tribal emergency response providers, provide on-site and mobile training at the performance, management, and E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 26, 2016 / Notices planning levels, and facilitate the delivery of training by the training partners of the Department. 5. Under the authorities of Exec. Order Nos. 12127 and 12148, the Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency, is responsible for carrying out the mandates of the public laws mentioned above. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Collection of Information Title: General Admissions Applications (Long and Short) and Stipend Forms. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0100. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 119–25–0– 1, General Admissions Application; FEMA Form 119–25–3, Student Stipend Agreement; FEMA Form 119–25–4, Student Stipend Agreement (Amendment); FEMA Form 119–25–5, National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program Application Admission; FEMA Form 119–25–0–6, General Admissions Application Short Form. Abstract: FEMA Form 119–25–0–1 has an increase in the number of respondents from 25,000 to 52,000 (+27,000) because FEMA is replacing all existing General Admissions Application and Training Registration forms with a single FEMA-wide form which will be submitted as a paper version or using an on-line application process. There was also an adjustment increase for FEMA Form 119–25–0–1 from 3,750 hours to 7,800 (+4,050) hours. The FEMA Form 119–25–0–6 has been created for those courses where less information is required from the respondent. It is expected that 154,500 respondents will used this form requiring 15,450 burden hours. The FEMA Form 119–25–2 (reduction of 80,000 respondents and 8,000 burden hours) is being eliminated and being replaced by the FEMA Form 119–25–0– 1. Affected Public: Business and other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Federal Government; and State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 214,300. Number of Responses: 214,300. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 24,400. Estimated Cost: $2,063,978. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 20, 2016. Richard W. Mattison, Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2016–01495 Filed 1–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–72–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DHS–2016–0004] DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee Privacy Office, DHS. Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will meet on February 8, 2016, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, February 8, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please note that the meeting may end early if the Committee has completed its business. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held both in person in Washington, DC at 650 Massachusetts Avenue NW., 4th Floor, and via online forum (URL will be posted on the Privacy Office Web site in advance of the meeting at www.dhs.gov/ privacy-advisory-committees). For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Sandra Taylor, Designated Federal Officer, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we invite public comment on the issues to be considered by the Committee as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. A public comment period will be held during the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4331 meeting from 4:30 p.m.–4:50 p.m., and speakers are requested to limit their comments to three minutes. If you would like to address the Committee at the meeting, we request that you register in advance by contacting Sandra Taylor at the address provided below or sign up at the registration desk on the day of the meeting. The names and affiliations, if any, of individuals who address the Committee are included in the public record of the meeting. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Written comments should be sent to Sandra Taylor, Designated Federal Officer, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, by January 27, 2016. Persons who wish to submit comments and who are not able to attend or speak at the meeting may submit comments at any time. All submissions must include the Docket Number (DHS–2016–0004) and may be submitted by any one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: PrivacyCommittee@ hq.dhs.gov. Include the Docket Number (DHS–2016–0004) in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 343–4010. • Mail: Sandra Taylor, Designated Federal Officer, Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail Stop 0655, Washington, DC 20528. Instructions: All submissions must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee’’ and the Docket Number (DHS–2016–0004). Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. If you wish to attend the meeting, please bring a government issued photo I.D. and plan to arrive at 650 Massachusetts Avenue NW., 4th Floor, Washington, DC no later than 12:50 p.m. The DHS Privacy Office encourages you to register for the meeting in advance by contacting Sandra Taylor, Designated Federal Officer, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, at PrivacyCommittee@hq.dhs.gov. Advance registration is voluntary. The Privacy Act Statement below explains how DHS uses the registration information you may provide and how you may access or correct information retained by DHS, if any. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2015-0024; OMB No. 1660-0100]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; General Admissions Applications (Long and Short) and 
Stipend Forms

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 revision of a currently approved information 
collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
this notice seeks comments concerning the admission applications and 
student stipend agreements for FEMA courses and programs that are 
delivered on-campus at the FEMA National Emergency Training Center 
(NETC) facility and throughout the Nation, in coordination with State 
and local training officials and local colleges and universities.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 28, 2016.

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-2015-0024. 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 
www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Smiley White, Supervisory Program 
Specialist, United States Fire Administration, 301-447-1055. You may 
contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed 
collection of information at email address: FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMA offers courses and programs that are 
delivered at National Emergency Training Center (NETC) in Emmitsburg, 
Maryland and the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, 
Alabama and throughout the Nation in coordination with State and local 
training officials and local colleges and universities to carry out the 
authorities listed below. To facilitate meeting these requirements, 
FEMA collects information necessary to be accepted for courses and for 
the student stipend or travel reimbursement program for these courses. 
There are several organizations within the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency that deliver training and education in support of the FEMA 
mission.
    1. Section 7 of Public Law 93-498, Federal Fire Prevention and 
Control Act, as amended, established the National Fire Academy (NFA) to 
advance the professional development of fire service personnel and of 
other persons engaged in fire prevention and control activities.
    2. Section 611.f. of subchapter VI of the Robert T. Stafford 
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act) as amended, 
42 U.S.C. 5121-5207, authorizes the Director to conduct or arrange, by 
contract or otherwise, for the training programs for the instruction of 
emergency preparedness officials and other persons in the organization, 
operation, and techniques of emergency preparedness; conduct or operate 
schools or classes, including the payment of travel expenses, in 
accordance with subchapter I of chapter 57 of title 5, United States 
Code, and the Standardized Government Travel Regulations, and per diem 
allowances, in lieu of subsistence for trainees in attendance or the 
furnishing of subsistence and quarters for trainees and instructors on 
terms prescribed by the Director; and provide instructors and training 
aids as deemed necessary. This training is conducted through the 
Emergency Management Institute (EMI).
    3. Title XIV of the National Defense Authorization Act of 1997, PL 
104-201, 110 Stat. 2432; title I of the Departments of Commerce, 
Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations 
Act of 1998, PL 105-119, 111 Stat. 2440; sections 403 and 430 of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002, PL 107-296, 116 Stat. 2135; and section 
611 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006, PL 
109-295, 120 Stat. 1355, all authorize the Center for Domestic 
Preparedness (CDP) to serve as a training facility for all relevant 
federally supported training efforts that target state and local law 
enforcement, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, and other key 
agencies such as public works and state and local emergency management. 
The focus of the training is to prepare relevant state and local 
officials to deal with chemical, biological, or nuclear terrorist acts 
and handle incidents dealing with hazardous materials.
    4. PL 110-53, State. 6 U.S.C. 1102 established a National Domestic 
Preparedness Consortium within the Department of Homeland Security. 
According to the enacting legislation, the members of the Consortium 
consist of the Center for Domestic Preparedness; the National Energetic 
Materials Research and Testing Center, New Mexico Institute of Mining 
and Technology; the National Center for Biomedical Research and 
Training, Louisiana State University; the National Emergency Response 
and Rescue Training Center, Texas A&M University; the National 
Exercise, Test, and Training Center, Nevada Test Site; the 
Transportation Technology Center, Incorporated, in Pueblo, Colorado; 
and the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center, University of 
Hawaii. Other organizations have been added to the Consortium 
membership since the passage of the enacting legislation. The 
Consortium shall identify, test, and deliver training to State, local, 
and tribal emergency response providers, provide on-site and mobile 
training at the performance, management, and

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planning levels, and facilitate the delivery of training by the 
training partners of the Department.
    5. Under the authorities of Exec. Order Nos. 12127 and 12148, the 
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency, is responsible for 
carrying out the mandates of the public laws mentioned above.

Collection of Information

    Title: General Admissions Applications (Long and Short) and Stipend 
Forms.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0100.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 119-25-0-1, General Admissions Application; 
FEMA Form 119-25-3, Student Stipend Agreement; FEMA Form 119-25-4, 
Student Stipend Agreement (Amendment); FEMA Form 119-25-5, National 
Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program Application Admission; FEMA 
Form 119-25-0-6, General Admissions Application Short Form.
    Abstract: FEMA Form 119-25-0-1 has an increase in the number of 
respondents from 25,000 to 52,000 (+27,000) because FEMA is replacing 
all existing General Admissions Application and Training Registration 
forms with a single FEMA-wide form which will be submitted as a paper 
version or using an on-line application process. There was also an 
adjustment increase for FEMA Form 119-25-0-1 from 3,750 hours to 7,800 
(+4,050) hours. The FEMA Form 119-25-0-6 has been created for those 
courses where less information is required from the respondent. It is 
expected that 154,500 respondents will used this form requiring 15,450 
burden hours. The FEMA Form 119-25-2 (reduction of 80,000 respondents 
and 8,000 burden hours) is being eliminated and being replaced by the 
FEMA Form 119-25-0-1.
    Affected Public: Business and other for-profit; Not-for-profit 
institutions; Federal Government; and State, Local, or Tribal 
Government.
    Number of Respondents: 214,300.
    Number of Responses: 214,300.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 24,400.
    Estimated Cost: $2,063,978.

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: January 20, 2016.
Richard W. Mattison,
Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
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