Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; National Flood Insurance Program-Mortgage Portfolio Protection Program (MPPP), 5447-5448 [2018-02374]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 26 / Wednesday, February 7, 2018 / Notices confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the contract proposals, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Institute on Aging Special Emphasis Panel; NIA Central Biorepository—Biological Specimens Storage. Date: March 5, 2018. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate contract proposals. Place: National Institute on Aging, Gateway Building, Suite 2C212, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Greg Bissonette, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Gateway Building, Suite 2W200, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–402–1622, bissonettegb@mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.866, Aging Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: February 1, 2018. Melanie J. Pantoja, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2018–02367 Filed 2–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2017–0033; OMB No. 1660–0086] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; National Flood Insurance Program—Mortgage Portfolio Protection Program (MPPP) 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 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 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:17 Feb 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 March 9, 2018. 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 Kelly Bronowicz, Industry Management Branch Chief, FIMA, FEMA, 202–557– 9488, Kelly.Bronowicz@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal lenders and federally regulated or sponsored lending institutions may not make, increase, extend, or renew any loan secured by improved real property located in a special flood hazard area (SFHA) unless the building and any personal property securing the loan is covered by flood insurance for the life of the loan. See Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (FDPA) § 102 (Pub. L. 93–234; 42 U.S.C. 4012a). The Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) carries out the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to enable interested persons to purchase insurance against loss resulting from physical damage to or loss of real or personal property arising from flood in the United States. See National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (NFIA) (Pub. L. 90–448, title XIII; 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.). In general, individual mortgagees subject to the requirements of the FDPA obtain and maintain flood insurance for their individual properties. When individual mortgagees to not obtain required flood insurance, the NFIP’s Mortgage Portfolio Protection program (MPPP) allows covered lenders to ensure compliance with the requirements of FDPA by selling making available special coverage for the lender’s entire mortgage portfolio. See 44 CFR 62.23(l). In order sell MPPP policies, private insurance companies participating in the NFIP’s Write Your PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5447 Own (WYO) Program must apply for and annually renew their election to voluntarily participate in the MPPP. This proposed information collection previously published in the Federal Register on October 24, 2017 at 82 FR 49222 with a 60 day public comment period. FEMA received one anonymous public comment that was not relevant to the information collection. This information collection expired on December 31, 2016. FEMA is requesting a reinstatement, without change. 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: National Flood Insurance Program—Mortgage Portfolio Protection Program (MPPP). Type of information collection: Reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. OMB Number: 1660–0086. Form Titles and Numbers: None. Abstract: FEMA needs the information to ensure that private insurance companies that join the NFIP’s WYO Program meet all state and federal requirements for insurance companies. Requirements include a good business record and satisfactory rating in their field. There is no other way to obtain this information because it is specific to each company that applies to join the NFIP. Affected Public: Business or other non-profits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 341. Estimated Number of Responses: 341. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 171 hours. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $9,309.47. Estimated Respondents’ Operation and Maintenance Costs: $0. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: $0. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $27,468.05. 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 E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1 5448 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 26 / Wednesday, February 7, 2018 / Notices 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 26, 2018. William H. Holzerland, Senior Director for Information Management, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2018–02374 Filed 2–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–52–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Form for Supervisors and National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Form for Students/Trainees Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (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 March 9, 2018. 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 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:17 Feb 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 Dawn Long, Statistician, FEMA, National Fire Academy at (301) 447–1488. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposed information collection previously published in the Federal Register on October 24, 2017 at 82 FR 49225 with a 60 day public comment period. FEMA received 36 anonymous public comments that were not relevant to the information collection. 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 [Docket ID: FEMA–2017–0032; OMB No. 1660–0039] SUMMARY: Management Agency, and sent via electronic mail to dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. Title: National Fire Academy LongTerm Evaluation Form for Supervisors and National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Form for Students/Trainees. Type of information collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0039. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 078–0–2, National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Form for Supervisors; FEMA Form 078–0–2A, National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Form for Students/Trainees. Abstract: The National Fire Academy Long-Term Evaluation Forms will be used to evaluate all National Fire Academy (NFA) on-campus resident training courses. Course graduates and their supervisors will be asked to evaluate the impact of the training on both individual job performance and the performance of the fire and emergency response department where the student works. The data provided by students and supervisors is used to update existing NFA course materials and to develop new courses that reflect the emerging issues and needs of the Nation’s fire service. Affected Public: State, local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 3,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 405 hours. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $17,154.30. PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Respondents’ Operation and Maintenance Costs: $0. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: $0. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $44,786.65. 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 26, 2018. William H. Holzerland, Senior Director for Information Management, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2017-0033; OMB No. 1660-0086]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; National Flood Insurance Program--Mortgage 
Portfolio Protection Program (MPPP)

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 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 March 9, 2018.

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 
[email protected].

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 [email protected] or 
Kelly Bronowicz, Industry Management Branch Chief, FIMA, FEMA, 202-557-
9488, [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal lenders and federally regulated or 
sponsored lending institutions may not make, increase, extend, or renew 
any loan secured by improved real property located in a special flood 
hazard area (SFHA) unless the building and any personal property 
securing the loan is covered by flood insurance for the life of the 
loan. See Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (FDPA) Sec.  102 (Pub. 
L. 93-234; 42 U.S.C. 4012a). The Administrator of the Federal Emergency 
Management Agency (FEMA) carries out the National Flood Insurance 
Program (NFIP) to enable interested persons to purchase insurance 
against loss resulting from physical damage to or loss of real or 
personal property arising from flood in the United States. See National 
Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (NFIA) (Pub. L. 90-448, title XIII; 42 
U.S.C. 4001 et seq.).
    In general, individual mortgagees subject to the requirements of 
the FDPA obtain and maintain flood insurance for their individual 
properties. When individual mortgagees to not obtain required flood 
insurance, the NFIP's Mortgage Portfolio Protection program (MPPP) 
allows covered lenders to ensure compliance with the requirements of 
FDPA by selling making available special coverage for the lender's 
entire mortgage portfolio. See 44 CFR 62.23(l). In order sell MPPP 
policies, private insurance companies participating in the NFIP's Write 
Your Own (WYO) Program must apply for and annually renew their election 
to voluntarily participate in the MPPP.
    This proposed information collection previously published in the 
Federal Register on October 24, 2017 at 82 FR 49222 with a 60 day 
public comment period. FEMA received one anonymous public comment that 
was not relevant to the information collection. This information 
collection expired on December 31, 2016. FEMA is requesting a 
reinstatement, without change. 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: National Flood Insurance Program--Mortgage Portfolio 
Protection Program (MPPP).
    Type of information collection: Reinstatement, without change, of a 
previously approved information collection for which approval has 
expired.
    OMB Number: 1660-0086.
    Form Titles and Numbers: None.
    Abstract: FEMA needs the information to ensure that private 
insurance companies that join the NFIP's WYO Program meet all state and 
federal requirements for insurance companies. Requirements include a 
good business record and satisfactory rating in their field. There is 
no other way to obtain this information because it is specific to each 
company that applies to join the NFIP.
    Affected Public: Business or other non-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 341.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 341.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 171 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $9,309.47.
    Estimated Respondents' Operation and Maintenance Costs: $0.
    Estimated Respondents' Capital and Start-Up Costs: $0.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $27,468.05.

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

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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 26, 2018.
William H. Holzerland,
Senior Director for Information Management, Office of the Chief 
Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management 
Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2018-02374 Filed 2-6-18; 8:45 am]
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