Individual Assistance Declarations Factors Guidance, 65369 [2016-22796]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 184 / Thursday, September 22, 2016 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the incident period for this disaster is closed effective August 31, 2016. The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2016–22781 Filed 9–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2014–0005] Individual Assistance Declarations Factors Guidance Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is accepting comments on the Individual Assistance Declarations Factors Guidance. SUMMARY: Comments must be received by October 24, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments must be identified by docket ID FEMA–2014– 0005 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Please note that this proposed policy is not a rulemaking and the Federal Rulemaking Portal is being utilized only as a mechanism for receiving comments. Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief Counsel, Federal asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:58 Sep 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 Emergency Management Agency, 8NE, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472–3100. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Millican, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (phone) 202– 212–3221 or (email) FEMA–IARegulations@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Participation Instructions: 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, which can be viewed by clicking on the ‘‘Privacy Notice’’ link in the footer of www.regulations.gov. You may submit your comments and material by the methods specified in the ADDRESSES section. Please submit your comments and any supporting material by only one means to avoid the receipt and review of duplicate submissions. Docket: The proposed guidance is available in docket ID FEMA–2014– 0005. For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov and search for the docket ID. Submitted comments may also be inspected at FEMA, Office of Chief Counsel, 8NE, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472. II. Background Section 1109 of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 1 requires FEMA, in cooperation with State, local, and Tribal emergency management agencies, to review, update, and revise through rulemaking the factors found at 44 CFR 206.48(b) that FEMA uses to determine whether to recommend provision of Indiviual Assistance during a major disaster. On November 12, 2015, FEMA published a notice of proposed rulemaking as part of its effort to meet the requirements in section 1109 of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013. 80 FR 70116. FEMA is now seeking comment on its proposed Individual Assistance Declarations Factors Guidance, which is intended to provide additional information to the public regarding the manner in which FEMA is proposing to evaluate a request 1 Public PO 00000 Law 113–2, § 1109. Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65369 for a major disaster declaration authorizing Individual Assistance. The proposed guidance does not have the force or effect of law. FEMA seeks comment on the proposed guidance, which is available online at http://www.regulations.gov in docket ID FEMA–2014–0005, and whether there is any additional information that FEMA could include in the guidance to provide further clarity. Based on the comments received, FEMA may make appropriate revisions to the proposed guidance, and as appropriate, revisions to the final rule. When FEMA issues a final guidance, FEMA will publish a notice of availability for the final guidance in the Federal Register and make the final guidance available at http://www.regulations.gov. Authority: Pub. L. 113–2. Dated: September 14, 2016. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2016–22796 Filed 9–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2016–0002] Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Final notice. AGENCY: New or modified Base (1-percent annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or regulatory floodways (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents. DATES: The effective date for each LOMR is indicated in the table below. ADDRESSES: Each LOMR is available for inspection at both the respective Community Map Repository address SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 184 (Thursday, September 22, 2016)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-22796]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2014-0005]


Individual Assistance Declarations Factors Guidance

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is accepting 
comments on the Individual Assistance Declarations Factors Guidance.

DATES: Comments must be received by October 24, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Comments must be identified by docket ID FEMA-2014-0005 and 
may be submitted by one of the following methods:
    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments. Please note that this proposed 
policy is not a rulemaking and the Federal Rulemaking Portal is being 
utilized only as a mechanism for receiving comments.
    Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief Counsel, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, 8NE, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 
20472-3100.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Millican, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (phone) 202-
212-3221 or (email) FEMA-IA-Regulations@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Public Participation

    Instructions: 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, which can be viewed by clicking on the ``Privacy Notice'' link 
in the footer of www.regulations.gov.
    You may submit your comments and material by the methods specified 
in the ADDRESSES section. Please submit your comments and any 
supporting material by only one means to avoid the receipt and review 
of duplicate submissions.
    Docket: The proposed guidance is available in docket ID FEMA-2014-
0005. For access to the docket to read background documents or comments 
received, go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov and search for the docket ID. Submitted comments 
may also be inspected at FEMA, Office of Chief Counsel, 8NE, 500 C 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20472.

II. Background

    Section 1109 of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 \1\ 
requires FEMA, in cooperation with State, local, and Tribal emergency 
management agencies, to review, update, and revise through rulemaking 
the factors found at 44 CFR 206.48(b) that FEMA uses to determine 
whether to recommend provision of Indiviual Assistance during a major 
disaster. On November 12, 2015, FEMA published a notice of proposed 
rulemaking as part of its effort to meet the requirements in section 
1109 of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013. 80 FR 70116. FEMA 
is now seeking comment on its proposed Individual Assistance 
Declarations Factors Guidance, which is intended to provide additional 
information to the public regarding the manner in which FEMA is 
proposing to evaluate a request for a major disaster declaration 
authorizing Individual Assistance.
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    \1\ Public Law 113-2, Sec.  1109.
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    The proposed guidance does not have the force or effect of law.
    FEMA seeks comment on the proposed guidance, which is available 
online at http://www.regulations.gov in docket ID FEMA-2014-0005, and 
whether there is any additional information that FEMA could include in 
the guidance to provide further clarity. Based on the comments 
received, FEMA may make appropriate revisions to the proposed guidance, 
and as appropriate, revisions to the final rule. When FEMA issues a 
final guidance, FEMA will publish a notice of availability for the 
final guidance in the Federal Register and make the final guidance 
available at http://www.regulations.gov.

    Authority:  Pub. L. 113-2.

    Dated: September 14, 2016.
W. Craig Fugate,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2016-22796 Filed 9-21-16; 8:45 am]
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