Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Effectiveness of a Community's Implementation of the NFIP Community Assistance Program CAC and CAV Reports, 12824-12825 [2017-04444]

Download as PDF 12824 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 7, 2017 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Smith, Chief, Planning and Safety Branch; Planning, Safety and Building Science Division; Risk Management Directorate; Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration; FEMA (202) 646–4372. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at email address: FEMA-InformationCollections-Management@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 322 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), 42 U.S.C. 5165, as amended by the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000), Public Law 106– 390, provides the framework for linking pre-and post-disaster mitigation planning and initiatives with public and private interests to ensure an integrated, comprehensive approach to disaster loss reduction. Regulations found at 44 CFR part 201 provide the mitigation planning requirements for State, local, and Indian Tribal governments to identify the natural hazards that impact them, to identify actions and activities to reduce any losses from hazards, and to establish a coordinated process to implement the plan, taking advantage of a wide-range of resources. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Collection of Information Title: State/Local/Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plans. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0062. FEMA Forms: Not applicable. Abstract: In order to be eligible for certain types of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) nonemergency assistance, State, local, and Indian Tribal governments are required to have a current FEMA-approved hazard mitigation plan that meets the criteria established in 44 CFR part 201. Affected Public: State, local or Tribal government. Number of Respondents: 56. Number of Responses: 1,579. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 227,366 hours. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents is $31,198,090. The estimated annual cost to the Federal Government is $1,705,242. 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 16:01 Mar 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 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: March 1, 2017. Tammi Hines, Acting Records Management Branch Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–04434 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–52–P (1) Online. Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID FEMA–2017–0005. 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. (3) Facsimile. Submit comments to (703) 483–2999. 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. Bret Gates, Senior Program Specialist, Mitigation Directorate, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, (202) 646–4133. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at facsimile number (202) 646–3347 or email address: FEMA-InformationCollections-Management@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administers the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) (codified at 42 U.S.C. 4001, et seq.), and a major objective of the NFIP is to assure that participating communities are achieving the flood loss reduction objectives through implementation and enforcement of adequate land use and control measures. FEMA’s authority to collect information that will allow for the evaluation of how well communities are implementing their floodplain management programs is found at 42 U.S.C. 4022 and 42 U.S.C. 4102. Title 44 CFR 59.22 directs the respondent to submit evidence of the corrective and preventive measures taken to meet the flood loss reduction objectives. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2017–0005; OMB No. 1660–0023] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Effectiveness of a Community’s Implementation of the NFIP Community Assistance Program CAC and CAV Reports 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 the effectiveness of a community’s implementation of the NFIP Community Assistance Program Community Assistance Contact (CAC) and Community Assistance Visit (CAV) Reports. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 8, 2017. ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use only one of the following means to submit comments: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Collection of Information Title: Effectiveness of a Community’s Implementation of the NFIP Community Assistance Program CAC and CAV Reports. OMB Number: 1660–0023. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 7, 2017 / Notices Abstract: Through the use of a Community Assistance Contact (CAC) or Community Assistance Visit (CAV), FEMA can make a comprehensive assessment of a community’s floodplain management program. Through this assessment, FEMA can assist the community to understand the NFIP’s requirements, and implement effective flood loss reductions measures. Communities can achieve cost savings through flood mitigation actions by way of insurance premium discounts and reduced property damage. Affected Public: State, local and Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 3000. Number of Responses: 3000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4000. Estimated Cost: There are no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There are no annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $9,123,637.00. 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. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Dated: March 1, 2017. Richard W. Mattison, Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–04444 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–52–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Mar 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5858–N–05] Announcement of the Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee Notice of Public Meeting Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). ACTION: Notice of Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee (HCFAC) Public Meeting. AGENCY: This gives notice of a Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee (HCFAC) meeting and sets forth the proposed agenda. The Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The meeting is open to the public and is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, notice for the March 14, 2017, meeting is being published fewer than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting as exceptional circumstances exist. It is imperative that the Committee hold its March 14, 2017, meeting to accommodate the scheduling priorities of key participants so that they may begin the work of the Committee. Given HUD’s need for the Committee’s advice, and the scheduling difficulties of selecting an alternative date, the agency deems it important for the advisory committee to meet on March 14, 2017, despite the late notice. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) at HUD Headquarters, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410 and via conference phone. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marjorie George, Housing Program Technical Specialist, Office of Housing Counseling, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 200 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 300, Memphis, TN 38103; telephone number (901) 544–4228 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons who have difficulty hearing or speaking may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339 (toll-free number). Individuals may also email HCFACCommittee@hud.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: HUD is convening the meeting of the HCFAC on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT. The meeting will be held at HUD Headquarters, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410 and via conference phone. This meeting notice is provided in accordance with SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12825 the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5. U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2). Draft Agenda—Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee Meeting— March 14, 2017 I. Welcome II. Panel Discussions—Expanding Access to and Sustainability of HUD Housing Counseling III. Public Comment IV. HCFAC Discussion V. Next Steps VI. Adjourn Registration The public is invited to attend this one-day meeting in-person or by phone. Advance registration is required to participate. To register to attend, please visit the following link: https:// pavr.wufoo.com/forms/hcfac-meetingregistration/. After completing the pre-registration process at the above link, in-person attendees will receive details about the meeting location and how to access the building. The meeting is also open to the public with limited phone lines available on a first-come, first-served basis. Phone attendees can call-in to the one-day meeting by using the following number in the United States: (800) 230– 1096 (toll-free number). An operator will ask callers to provide their names and their organizational affiliations (if applicable) prior to placing callers into the conference line to ensure they are part of the pre-registration list. Callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines and HUD will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over land-line connections to the toll-free phone number. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the discussion by first calling the Federal Relay Service (FRS): (800) 977–8339 (toll-free number) and providing the FRS operator with the conference call number: (800) 230–1096. Comments With advance registration, members of the public will have an opportunity to provide oral and written comments relative to the four agenda topics for the Committee’s consideration. To provide oral comments, please be sure to indicate this on the registration link. The total amount of time for oral comments will be 15 minutes with each commenter limited to two minutes to ensure pertinent Committee business is completed. Written comments must be provided no later than March 7, 2017 to HCFACCommittee@hud.gov. Please note, written statements submitted will E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 43 (Tuesday, March 7, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12824-12825]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-04444]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2017-0005; OMB No. 1660-0023]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Effectiveness of a Community's Implementation of the 
NFIP Community Assistance Program CAC and CAV Reports

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 the effectiveness of a 
community's implementation of the NFIP Community Assistance Program 
Community Assistance Contact (CAC) and Community Assistance Visit (CAV) 
Reports.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 8, 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-2017-0005. 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.
    (3) Facsimile. Submit comments to (703) 483-2999.
    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: Bret Gates, Senior Program Specialist, 
Mitigation Directorate, Federal Insurance and Mitigation 
Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, (202) 646-4133. 
You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the 
proposed collection of information at facsimile number (202) 646-3347 
or email address: FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security's 
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administers the National 
Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) (codified at 42 U.S.C. 4001, et seq.), 
and a major objective of the NFIP is to assure that participating 
communities are achieving the flood loss reduction objectives through 
implementation and enforcement of adequate land use and control 
measures. FEMA's authority to collect information that will allow for 
the evaluation of how well communities are implementing their 
floodplain management programs is found at 42 U.S.C. 4022 and 42 U.S.C. 
4102. Title 44 CFR 59.22 directs the respondent to submit evidence of 
the corrective and preventive measures taken to meet the flood loss 
reduction objectives.

Collection of Information

    Title: Effectiveness of a Community's Implementation of the NFIP 
Community Assistance Program CAC and CAV Reports.
    OMB Number: 1660-0023.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a 
currently approved information collection.

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    Abstract: Through the use of a Community Assistance Contact (CAC) 
or Community Assistance Visit (CAV), FEMA can make a comprehensive 
assessment of a community's floodplain management program. Through this 
assessment, FEMA can assist the community to understand the NFIP's 
requirements, and implement effective flood loss reductions measures. 
Communities can achieve cost savings through flood mitigation actions 
by way of insurance premium discounts and reduced property damage.
    Affected Public: State, local and Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 3000.
    Number of Responses: 3000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4000.
    Estimated Cost: There are no annual costs to respondents operations 
and maintenance costs for technical services. There are no annual 
start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is 
$9,123,637.00.

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: March 1, 2017.
Richard W. Mattison,
Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2017-04444 Filed 3-6-17; 8:45 am]
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