Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; National Flood Insurance Program Call Center and Agent Referral Enrollment Form, 49568-49569 [2018-21404]

Download as PDF 49568 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 191 / Tuesday, October 2, 2018 / Notices sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of South Carolina. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide assistance for emergency protective measures (Category B) under the Public Assistance program in the designated areas, Hazard Mitigation throughout the State, and any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act that you deem appropriate subject to completion of Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDAs). Direct Federal assistance is authorized. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance is supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance also will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs, with the exception of projects that meet the eligibility criteria for a higher Federal cost-sharing percentage under the Public Assistance Alternative Procedures Pilot Program for Debris Removal implemented pursuant to section 428 of the Stafford Act. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration for the approved assistance to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Elizabeth Turner, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster. The following areas of the State of South Carolina have been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Georgetown, Horry, Marion, Orangeburg, and Williamsburg Counties for emergency protective measures (Category B), including direct federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program. All areas within the State of South Carolina are eligible for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Oct 01, 2018 Jkt 247001 and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. Brock Long, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2018–21393 Filed 10–1–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–11–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2018–0022; OMB No. 1660–0059] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; National Flood Insurance Program Call Center and Agent Referral Enrollment Form 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 November 1, 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. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Information Management Division, 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472, email address FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov or Susan Bernstein, Insurance Specialist, FIMA, PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Marketing and Outreach Branch, (202) 701–3595. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposed information collection previously published in the Federal Register on June 15, 2018 at 83 FR 28007 with a 60-day public comment period. FEMA received one public comment that did not require any adjudication related to the information collection. Under Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, Section 2(a)(6), 42 U.S.C. 4002(a)(6), Congress finds it is in the public interest for persons already living in flood prone areas to have an opportunity to purchase flood insurance and access to more adequate limits of coverage to be indemnified for their losses in the event of future flood disasters. To this end, FEMA established and carries out a National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which enables interested persons to purchase insurance against loss resulting from physical damage to or loss of real or personal property arising from any flood occurring in the United States. 42 U.S.C. 4011. In carrying out the NFIP, FEMA operates a call center in conjunction with the FloodSmart website (www.FloodSmart.gov). Together these methods of marketing and outreach provide the mechanism for current and potential policyholders to learn more about floods and flood insurance, contact an agent, or assess their risk. The information collected from callers/ visitors is used to fulfill requests for published materials, email alerts, policy rates, and agent contact information. Additionally, FEMA and the NFIP offer Agents.FloodSmart.gov as a resource for agents. Upon website registration, agents can enroll in the Agent Referral Program to receive free leads through the consumer site or the call center as outlined above. This information collection seeks approval to continue collecting name, address and telephone number information from: (1) Business and residential property owners and renters who voluntarily call to request flood insurance information and possibly an insurance agent referral and, (2) insurance agents interested in enrolling in the agent referral service. Collection of Information Title: National Flood Insurance Program Call Center and Agent Referral Enrollment Form. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0059. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 517–0–1, National Flood Insurance Program Agent Site Registration; FEMA Form E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 191 / Tuesday, October 2, 2018 / Notices 512–0–1, National Flood Insurance Program Agent Referral Questionnaire. Abstract: Consumer names, addresses, and telephone numbers collected through the Call Center or FloodSmart website will be used exclusively for providing information on flood insurance and/or facilitate the purchase of a flood insurance policy through referrals or direct transfers to insurance agents in the agent referral service. Agent names, addresses, telephone numbers, and business information is retained for dissemination to interested consumers who would like to talk to an agent about purchasing a flood insurance policy as part of the agent referral program. Affected Public: Individuals or households; Businesses or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 59,194. Estimated Number of Responses: 59,194. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,819 hours. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $103,335.52. Estimated Respondents’ Operation and Maintenance Costs: $0. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: $0. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $406,941. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4383– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2018–0001] [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4381– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2018–0001] Wisconsin; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Michigan; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Wisconsin (FEMA–4383–DR), dated August 10, 2018, and related determinations. SUMMARY: DATES: The change occurred on September 7, 2018. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Steven W. Johnson, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this disaster. This action terminates the appointment of David G. Samaniego as Federal Coordinating Officer for this disaster. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. 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. Brock Long, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. Brock Long, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2018–21404 Filed 10–1–18; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2018–21391 Filed 10–1–18; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2018–21390 Filed 10–1–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–52–P BILLING CODE 9111–11–P BILLING CODE 9111–11–P Comments amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 49569 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. William Holzerland, Director, Information Management Division, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Oct 01, 2018 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Michigan (FEMA–4381–DR), dated August 2, 2018, and related determinations. The change occurred on September 7, 2018. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Steven W. Johnson, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this disaster. This action terminates the appointment of David G. Samaniego as Federal Coordinating Officer for this disaster. E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 191 (Tuesday, October 2, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2018-0022; OMB No. 1660-0059]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; National Flood Insurance Program Call Center 
and Agent Referral Enrollment Form

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: 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 November 1, 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, 
Information Management Division, 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472, 
email address [email protected] or 
Susan Bernstein, Insurance Specialist, FIMA, Marketing and Outreach 
Branch, (202) 701-3595.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposed information collection 
previously published in the Federal Register on June 15, 2018 at 83 FR 
28007 with a 60-day public comment period. FEMA received one public 
comment that did not require any adjudication related to the 
information collection. Under Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 
Section 2(a)(6), 42 U.S.C. 4002(a)(6), Congress finds it is in the 
public interest for persons already living in flood prone areas to have 
an opportunity to purchase flood insurance and access to more adequate 
limits of coverage to be indemnified for their losses in the event of 
future flood disasters. To this end, FEMA established and carries out a 
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which enables interested 
persons to purchase insurance against loss resulting from physical 
damage to or loss of real or personal property arising from any flood 
occurring in the United States. 42 U.S.C. 4011. In carrying out the 
NFIP, FEMA operates a call center in conjunction with the FloodSmart 
website (www.FloodSmart.gov). Together these methods of marketing and 
outreach provide the mechanism for current and potential policyholders 
to learn more about floods and flood insurance, contact an agent, or 
assess their risk. The information collected from callers/visitors is 
used to fulfill requests for published materials, email alerts, policy 
rates, and agent contact information.
    Additionally, FEMA and the NFIP offer Agents.FloodSmart.gov as a 
resource for agents. Upon website registration, agents can enroll in 
the Agent Referral Program to receive free leads through the consumer 
site or the call center as outlined above. This information collection 
seeks approval to continue collecting name, address and telephone 
number information from: (1) Business and residential property owners 
and renters who voluntarily call to request flood insurance information 
and possibly an insurance agent referral and, (2) insurance agents 
interested in enrolling in the agent referral service.

Collection of Information

    Title: National Flood Insurance Program Call Center and Agent 
Referral Enrollment Form.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a 
currently approved information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0059.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 517-0-1, National Flood Insurance Program 
Agent Site Registration; FEMA Form

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512-0-1, National Flood Insurance Program Agent Referral Questionnaire.
    Abstract: Consumer names, addresses, and telephone numbers 
collected through the Call Center or FloodSmart website will be used 
exclusively for providing information on flood insurance and/or 
facilitate the purchase of a flood insurance policy through referrals 
or direct transfers to insurance agents in the agent referral service. 
Agent names, addresses, telephone numbers, and business information is 
retained for dissemination to interested consumers who would like to 
talk to an agent about purchasing a flood insurance policy as part of 
the agent referral program.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; Businesses or other 
for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 59,194.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 59,194.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,819 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $103,335.52.
    Estimated Respondents' Operation and Maintenance Costs: $0.
    Estimated Respondents' Capital and Start-Up Costs: $0.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $406,941.

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.

William Holzerland,
Director, Information Management Division, Mission Support, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
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