Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG), 9071-9072 [2017-02166]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 21 / Thursday, February 2, 2017 / Notices The meeting will be conducted via teleconference and the call in number is 1–855–475–2447. The participant code is 652 375 79. The number of teleconference lines is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. For information on services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the individuals listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section as soon as possible. Instructions: To facilitate public participation, written comments on the issues to be considered by the Committee, as listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below, must be submitted no later than February 7, 2017, if you want the Committee members to be able to review your comments before the meeting. You must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number for this action. 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The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Department of Homeland Security on matters and mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:31 Feb 01, 2017 Jkt 241001 actions concerning activities directly involved with or in support of the exploration of offshore mineral and energy resources insofar as they relate to matters within U.S. Coast Guard jurisdiction. A copy of all meeting documentation will be available within 90 days following the teleconference at https:// homeport.uscg.mil/nosac. Alternatively, you may contact Mr. Pat Clark as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. Agenda The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee will meet via teleconference on February 21, 2017 to discuss the introduction of a new task statement, ‘‘Safety Management Systems for Vessels Engaging in Well Intervention Activities’’. The task statement may be viewed by accessing the above listed Web site. Public comments or questions will be taken at the discretion of the Designated Federal Officer during the discussion and recommendation portions of the meeting and during the public comment period, see Agenda item (4). A complete agenda for February 21, 2017 Committee meeting is as follows: (1) Welcoming remarks. (2) Review and accept minutes from November 2016 Committee public meeting. (3) New Business—Introduction of task statement requesting National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee input on Safety Management Systems for Vessels Engaging in Well Intervention Activities. (4) Public comment period. A public oral comment period will be held during the teleconference, and speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. Contact one of the individuals listed above to register as a speaker. The agenda and the proposed new task statement will be available at https://homeport.uscg.mil/nosac for viewing by February 7, 2017. Alternatively, you may contact Mr. Pat Clark in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Minutes Meeting minutes from this public meeting will be available for public viewing and copying at https:// homeport.uscg.mil/nosac following the close of the meeting to May 1, 2017. Dated: January 26, 2017. J.G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. 2017–02242 Filed 2–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9071 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2017–0006; OMB No. 1660–0126] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) 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 an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning information collection activities required to administer the FEMA Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 3, 2017. 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–2017–0006. 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. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angel McLaurine-Qualls, Program Specialist, DHS FEMA, Grant Programs Directorate, 202–786–9532. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed E:\FR\FM\02FEN1.SGM 02FEN1 9072 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 21 / Thursday, February 2, 2017 / Notices collection of information at email address: FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Emergency Management Performance Grants Program (EMPG) helps facilitate a national and regional all-hazards approach to emergency response, including the development of a comprehensive program of planning, training, and exercises that provides a foundation for effective and consistent response to any threatened or actual disaster or emergency, regardless of the cause. Section 662 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (6 U.S.C. 762), as amended, empowers the FEMA Administrator to continue implementation of an Emergency Management Performance Grants Program to make grants to States to assist State, local, and tribal governments in preparing for all hazards, as authorized by the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.). mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Collection of Information Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG). Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0126. FEMA Forms: None. Abstract: The Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG) Program assists State and local governments in enhancing and sustaining all-hazards emergency management capabilities. The EMPG Work Plan narrative must demonstrate how proposed projects address gaps, deficiencies, and capabilities in current programs and the ability to provide enhancements consistent with the purpose of the program and guidance provided by FEMA. FEMA uses the information to provide details, timelines, and milestones on proposed projects. Affected Public: State, Local, Territorial, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 58. Number of Responses: 58. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 174 hours. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $9,008.26. There are no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $415,206. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:31 Feb 01, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 23, 2017. Richard W. Mattison, Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–02166 Filed 2–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–46–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2016–0092] The Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS. ACTION: Notice of renewal of the Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC) Charter. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the establishment of the CIPAC in a Federal Register Notice (71 FR 14930–14933) dated March 24, 2006, which identified the purpose of CIPAC, as well as its membership. This notice provides: (i) Notification of the CIPAC charter renewal. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Renee Murphy, Designated Federal Officer, Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council, Sector Outreach and Programs Division, Office of Infrastructure Protection, National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Mail Stop 0607, Arlington, VA 20598–0607; telephone: (703) 603–5083; email: CIPAC@ hq.dhs.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Responsible DHS Official: Renee Murphy, Designated Federal Officer for the CIPAC. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of CIPAC Charter Renewal: The CIPAC Charter was signed by Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson on November 30, 2016. It supersedes the CIPAC Charter dated December 7, 2014 and is available on the CIPAC Web site (http:// www.dhs.gov/cipac). Purpose and Activity: The CIPAC facilitates interaction between government officials and representatives of the community of owners and/or operators for each of the critical infrastructure sectors defined by Presidential Policy Directive 21 and identified in National Infrastructure Protection Plan 2013: Partnering for Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience (NIPP 2013). The scope of activities covered by the CIPAC includes: Planning; coordinating among government and critical infrastructure owner and operator security partners; implementing security program initiatives; conducting operational activities related to critical infrastructure protection security measures, incident response, recovery, and infrastructure resilience; reconstituting critical infrastructure assets and systems for both manmade and naturally occurring events; and sharing threat, vulnerability, risk mitigation, and infrastructure continuity information. Organizational Structure: CIPAC members are organized into 16 critical infrastructure sectors. These sectors have a Government Coordinating Council (GCC) whose membership includes: (i) A lead Federal agency that is defined as the Sector-Specific Agency (SSA); (ii) all relevant Federal, State, local, tribal, and/or territorial government agencies (or their representative bodies) whose mission interests also involve the scope of the CIPAC activities for that particular sector; and (iii) a Sector Coordinating Council (SCC), where applicable, whose membership includes critical infrastructure owners and/or operators or their representative trade associations. CIPAC Membership: CIPAC Membership may include: (i) Critical Infrastructure owner and operator members of a DHS-recognized SCC, including their representative trade associations or equivalent organization members of a SCC as determined by the SCC. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 21 (Thursday, February 2, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-02166]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2017-0006; OMB No. 1660-0126]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Emergency Management 
Performance Grant (EMPG)

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 an extension, without change, of a currently approved 
information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning information collection 
activities required to administer the FEMA Emergency Management 
Performance Grants (EMPG).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 3, 2017.

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-2017-0006. 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: Angel McLaurine-Qualls, Program 
Specialist, DHS FEMA, Grant Programs Directorate, 202-786-9532. You may 
contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed

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collection of information at email address: FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Emergency Management Performance Grants 
Program (EMPG) helps facilitate a national and regional all-hazards 
approach to emergency response, including the development of a 
comprehensive program of planning, training, and exercises that 
provides a foundation for effective and consistent response to any 
threatened or actual disaster or emergency, regardless of the cause. 
Section 662 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 
(6 U.S.C. 762), as amended, empowers the FEMA Administrator to continue 
implementation of an Emergency Management Performance Grants Program to 
make grants to States to assist State, local, and tribal governments in 
preparing for all hazards, as authorized by the Robert T. Stafford 
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.).

Collection of Information

    Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Emergency Management Performance 
Grant (EMPG).
    Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a 
currently approved information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0126.
    FEMA Forms: None.
    Abstract: The Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG) 
Program assists State and local governments in enhancing and sustaining 
all-hazards emergency management capabilities. The EMPG Work Plan 
narrative must demonstrate how proposed projects address gaps, 
deficiencies, and capabilities in current programs and the ability to 
provide enhancements consistent with the purpose of the program and 
guidance provided by FEMA. FEMA uses the information to provide 
details, timelines, and milestones on proposed projects.
    Affected Public: State, Local, Territorial, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 58.
    Number of Responses: 58.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 174 hours.
    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the 
hour burden is $9,008.26. There are no annual costs to respondents 
operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no 
annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is 
$415,206.

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 23, 2017.
Richard W. Mattison,
Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2017-02166 Filed 2-1-17; 8:45 am]
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