Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Exemption of State-Owned Properties Under Self-Insurance Plan, 51285-51286 [2017-24005]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 212 / Friday, November 3, 2017 / Notices alternate instructions. Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public comments, are in our online docket at http://www.regulations.gov and can be viewed by following that Web site’s instructions. Additionally, if you go to the online docket and sign up for email alerts, you will be notified when comments are posted. We accept anonymous comments. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and the docket, you may review a Privacy Act notice regarding the Federal Docket Management System in the March 24, 2005, issue of the Federal Register (70 FR 15086). Information Collection Request Title: Plan Approval and Records for Electrical Engineering Regulations— Title 46 CFR Subchapter J. OMB Control Number: 1625–0031. Summary: The information is needed to ensure compliance with our rules on electrical engineering for the design and construction of U.S.-flag commercial vessels. Need: Title 46 U.S.C. 3306 and 3703 authorize the Coast Guard to establish rules to promote the safety of life and property in commercial vessels. The electrical engineering rules appear at 46 CFR Chapter I, subchapter J (parts 110 through 113). Forms: None. Respondents: Owners, operators, shipyards, designers, and manufacturers of vessels. Frequency: On occasion. Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 6,843 hours to 6,524 hours a year due to an estimated decrease in the annual number of responses. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: October 31, 2017. James D. Roppel, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Chief, Office of Information Management. [FR Doc. 2017–23966 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Customs and Border Protection 2017 East Coast Trade Symposium U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Nov 02, 2017 Jkt 244001 ACTION: Notice of trade symposium. This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will convene the 2017 East Coast Trade Symposium (ECTS) in Atlanta, GA, on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, and Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The 2017 ECTS will feature panel discussions involving agency personnel, members of the trade community, and other government agencies on the agency’s role in international trade initiatives and programs. Members of the international trade and transportation communities and other interested parties are encouraged to attend. DATES: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 (opening remarks and general sessions, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. EST), and Wednesday, December 6, 2017 (breakout sessions, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. EST). Registration for Symposium: Registration will be open from 12:00 p.m. EDT on October 26, 2017, to 4:00 p.m. EST on November 17, 2017. ADDRESSES: Location of Symposium: The CBP 2017 ECTS will be held at the Marriott Marquis at 265 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta, GA 30303. Registration Address: All registrations must be made online at the CBP Web site (http://www.cbp.gov/trade/ stakeholder-engagement/tradesymposium) and will be confirmed with payment by credit card only. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Trade Relations at (202) 344– 1440, or at tradeevents@dhs.gov. To obtain the latest information on the Trade Symposium and to register online, visit the CBP Web site at http:// www.cbp.gov/trade/stakeholderengagement/trade-symposium. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Ms. Daisy Castro, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs & Border Protection at (202) 344–1440 or the Office of Trade Relations at tradeevents@dhs.gov as soon as possible. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document announces that CBP will convene the 2017 East Coast Trade Symposium on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, and Wednesday, December 6, 2017, in Atlanta, GA. The format of the 2017 ECTS will be general sessions on the first day and breakout sessions on the second day. The 2017 ECTS will feature panel discussions involving agency personnel, members of the trade community, and other government agencies on the agency’s role in SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51285 international trade initiatives and programs. The symposium will include discussions regarding Modernization of Imports and Exports, Intelligent Enforcement, Western Hemisphere Customs issues, and Border Interagency Executive Council. The agenda for the 2017 ECTS can be found on the CBP Web site (http:// www.cbp.gov/trade/stakeholderengagement/trade-symposium). Registration will be open from 12:00 p.m. EDT on October 26, 2017, to 4:00 p.m. EST on November 17, 2017. The registration fee is $139.00 per person. Interested parties are requested to register immediately, as space is limited. All registrations must be made online at the CBP Web site (http:// www.cbp.gov/trade/stakeholderengagement/trade-symposium) and will be confirmed with payment by credit card only. Members of the public who are pre-registered to attend and later need to cancel, please do so by utilizing the following link: tradeevents@dhs.gov. Please include your confirmation number with your cancellation request. Hotel accommodations have been made at the Marriott Marquis at 265 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta, GA 30303. Hotel room block reservation information can be found on the CBP Web site (http://www.cbp.gov/trade/ stakeholder-engagement/tradesymposium). Dated: October 30, 2017. Bradley F. Hayes, Executive Director, Office of Trade Relations. [FR Doc. 2017–24000 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2017–0027; OMB No. 1660–0013] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Exemption of State-Owned Properties Under SelfInsurance Plan Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on a reinstatement, without change, of a SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1 ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 51286 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 212 / Friday, November 3, 2017 / Notices previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. 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 the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 4, 2017. ADDRESSES: 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 dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Records Management Division, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, email address FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov or Suzan Krowel, Insurance Examiner, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, DHS/FEMA, at (202) 701–3701. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: StateOwned properties covered under an adequate State policy of self-insurance satisfactory to FEMA are not required to purchase flood insurance in accordance with Section 102(c)(1) of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (42 U.S.C. 4012a(c)(1)). NFIP regulations, 44 CFR part 75, establish the standards which a State’s insurance plan must meet to be found exempt from the requirement to purchase flood insurance coverage for State-owned structures and their contents. To be eligible for the exemption, State properties must be located in areas identified by the Administrator as A, AO, AH, A1–30, AE, AR, AR/A1–30, AR/AE, AR/AO, AR/AH, AR/A, A99, M, V, VO, V1–30, VE, and E zones, in which the sale of insurance has been made available. This proposed information collection previously published in the Federal Register on June 27, 2017 at 82 FR 29090 with a 60 day public comment period. FEMA received one comment. The commenter advocated for the extension of the State self-insurance VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Nov 02, 2017 Jkt 244001 exemption to all entities, including small business. FEMA appreciates this comment but is unable to extend the exemption because it is statutorily prescribed. This information collection expired on September 30, 2017. FEMA is requesting a reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. The purpose of this notice is to notify the public that FEMA will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance. Collection of Information Title: Exemption of State-Owned Properties Under Self-Insurance. Type of information collection: Reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired. OMB Number: 1660–0013. Form Titles and Numbers: None. Abstract: Application for exemption must be made by the Governor or other duly authorized official of the State accompanied by sufficient supporting documentation which certifies that the plan of self-insurance upon which the application for exemption is based meets or exceeds the standards in NFIP regulations at 44 CFR 75.11. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Number of Responses: 20. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $8,547. 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 $3,920.10. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 30, 2017. William Holzerland, Information Management Division Director, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–24005 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–11–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2012–0012] National Flood Insurance Program Nationwide Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice of availability of a final nationwide programmatic environmental impact statement. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announces the availability of a final Nationwide Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (NPEIS) evaluating the environmental impacts of proposed modifications to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQs) regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of NEPA, and FEMA’s Directive 108–1 titled ‘‘Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation Responsibilities and Program Requirements,’’ FEMA has considered comments received on the NFIP Draft NPEIS, which was issued in April 2017, and identifies FEMA’s preferred alternative in the NFIP Final NPEIS. DATES: FEMA will publish a Record of Decision no sooner than 30 days after the date of publication of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: Electronic versions of the NFIP Final NPEIS are available at the Federal eRulemaking Portal, http:// www.regulations.gov by searching for Docket ID FEMA–2012–0012. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 212 (Friday, November 3, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51285-51286]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-24005]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2017-0027; OMB No. 1660-0013]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Exemption of State-Owned Properties Under 
Self-Insurance Plan

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its 
continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites 
the general public to take this opportunity to comment on a 
reinstatement, without change, of a

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previously approved information collection for which approval has 
expired. 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 the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 4, 2017.

ADDRESSES: 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 
dhsdeskofficer@omb.eop.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection should be made to Director, 
Records Management Division, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, 
email address FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@fema.dhs.gov or 
Suzan Krowel, Insurance Examiner, Federal Insurance and Mitigation 
Administration, DHS/FEMA, at (202) 701-3701.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: State-Owned properties covered under an 
adequate State policy of self-insurance satisfactory to FEMA are not 
required to purchase flood insurance in accordance with Section 
102(c)(1) of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (42 U.S.C. 
4012a(c)(1)). NFIP regulations, 44 CFR part 75, establish the standards 
which a State's insurance plan must meet to be found exempt from the 
requirement to purchase flood insurance coverage for State-owned 
structures and their contents. To be eligible for the exemption, State 
properties must be located in areas identified by the Administrator as 
A, AO, AH, A1-30, AE, AR, AR/A1-30, AR/AE, AR/AO, AR/AH, AR/A, A99, M, 
V, VO, V1-30, VE, and E zones, in which the sale of insurance has been 
made available.
    This proposed information collection previously published in the 
Federal Register on June 27, 2017 at 82 FR 29090 with a 60 day public 
comment period. FEMA received one comment. The commenter advocated for 
the extension of the State self-insurance exemption to all entities, 
including small business. FEMA appreciates this comment but is unable 
to extend the exemption because it is statutorily prescribed. This 
information collection expired on September 30, 2017. FEMA is 
requesting a reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved 
information collection for which approval has expired. The purpose of 
this notice is to notify the public that FEMA will submit the 
information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and 
Budget for review and clearance.

Collection of Information

    Title: Exemption of State-Owned Properties Under Self-Insurance.
    Type of information collection: Reinstatement, without change, of a 
previously approved collection for which approval has expired.
    OMB Number: 1660-0013.
    Form Titles and Numbers: None.
    Abstract: Application for exemption must be made by the Governor or 
other duly authorized official of the State accompanied by sufficient 
supporting documentation which certifies that the plan of self-
insurance upon which the application for exemption is based meets or 
exceeds the standards in NFIP regulations at 44 CFR 75.11.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 20.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: The estimated annual cost 
to respondents for the hour burden is $8,547. 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 $3,920.10.

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 30, 2017.
William Holzerland,
Information Management Division Director, Mission Support, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2017-24005 Filed 11-2-17; 8:45 am]
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