Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and Fire Prevention and Safety Grants-Grant Application Supplemental Information, 28067-28068 [2019-12746]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 116 / Monday, June 17, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2019–0476] Notice of Public Meeting in Preparation for the IMO’s One Hundred Twenty Second Session of IMO’s Council Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The United States Coast Guard will conduct an open meeting in Washington, DC in preparation for the upcoming one hundred twenty second session of International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council to be held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom, July 15–19, 2019. DATES: This meeting will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019, beginning at 2:00 p.m., Eastern Time. This meeting is open to the public. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held in Room 5L18–01 of the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building at St. Elizabeth’s, 2703 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20593. Due to security requirements, each visitor must present two valid, government-issued forms of identification in order to gain entrance to the building. Those desiring to attend the public meeting should contact the Coast Guard ahead of the meeting (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to facilitate the security process related to building access, for the teleconference number, or to request reasonable accommodation. SUMMARY: For additional information about this public meeting you may contact Lieutenant Commander Staci Weist by telephone at 202–372–1376 or by email at Eustacia.Y.Weist@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purpose of this meeting is to prepare for the upcoming one hundred twenty second session of IMO Council (C 122). The agenda items for this session include: • Adoption of the agenda • Report of the Secretary-General on credentials • Strategy, planning and reform • Resource Management • Results-based budget for 2020–2021 • IMO Member State Audit Scheme • Consideration of the report of the Facilitation Committee • Consideration of the report of the Legal Committee • Consideration of the report of the Marine Environment Protection Committee khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Jun 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 • Consideration of the report on the fortieth Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties to the London Convention 1972 and the thirteenth Meeting of Contracting Parties to the 1996 Protocol to the London Convention • Consideration of the reports of the Maritime Safety Committee • Consideration of the report of the Technical Cooperation Committee • Technical Cooperation Fund • Protection of vital shipping lanes • Word Maritime University • Assembly matters • External relations • Report on the status of the Convention and membership of the Organization • Report on the status of conventions and other multilateral instruments in respect of which the Organization performs functions • Place, date and duration of the next two sessions of the Council • Supplementary agenda items, if any Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room, or the capacity of the phone line. To facilitate the building security process, and to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, Lieutenant Commander Staci Weist, not later than July 8, 2019. Requests made after July 8, 2019, may not be able to be accommodated. It is recommended that attendees arrive to Coast Guard Headquarters no later than 30 minutes ahead of the scheduled meeting for the security screening process. Parking in the vicinity of the building is extremely limited. Additional information regarding this and other IMO public meetings may be found at: www.uscg.mil/imo. Dated: June 12, 2019. Benjamin J. Hawkins, Acting Director, Commercial Regulations and Standards, U.S. Coast Guard. [FR Doc. 2019–12770 Filed 6–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 28067 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2019–0013; OMB No. 1660–0054] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and Fire Prevention and Safety Grants—Grant Application Supplemental Information Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on a revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning grant application information necessary to assess the needs and benefits of applicants for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Program. SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before August 16, 2019. 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–2019–0013. 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. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Dunham, Fire Program Specialist, Grant Program Directorate, 202–786–9813. You may contact the Information Management Division for Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 28068 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 116 / Monday, June 17, 2019 / Notices copies of the proposed collection of information at email address: FEMAInformation-Collections-Management@ fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Information sought under this submission will comprise of applications for Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) and Fire Prevention and Safety (FPS) grants, Semi-Annual Performance Report, and Final Performance report. The authorizing legislation allows FEMA to fund fire department activities. The authority for AFG and FPS is derived from the Federal Fire Protection and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2229 et seq.), as amended. The information collected through the programs’ applications is the minimum necessary to evaluate grant applications and is necessary for FEMA to comply with mandates delineated in AFG laws. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Collection of Information Title: Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and Fire Prevention and Safety Grants-Grant Application Supplemental Information. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0054. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form FEMA Form 080–0–2, AFG Application (General Questions and Narrative); FEMA Form 080–0–2a, Activity Specific Questions for AFG Vehicle Applicants; FEMA Form 080–0–2b, Activity Specific Questions for AFG Operations and Safety Applications; FEMA Form 080– 0–3, Activity Specific Questions for Fire Prevention and Safety Applicants; FEMA Form 080–0–3a, Fire Prevention and Safety; FEMA Form 080–0–3b, Research and Development; and FEMA Form 080–0–0–13, Semi-Annual Performance Report; FEMA Form 080– 0–0–16, Fire Grants Final Performance Report. Abstract: The FEMA forms for this collection are used to objectively evaluate each of the anticipated applicants to determine which applicants’ submission in each of the AFG and FP&S activities are close to the established program priorities. FEMA also uses the information to determine eligibility and whether the proposed use of funds meets the requirements and intent of AFG legislation. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government, and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 27,220. Estimated Number of Responses: 29,830. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Jun 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 167,290.34. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $9,426,559.74. Estimated Respondents’ Operation and Maintenance Costs: N/A. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: N/A. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $3,315,334.75. 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 H. Holzerland, Sr. Director, Information Management Division, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2019–12746 Filed 6–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–78–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX19LR000F60100; OMB Control Number 1028–0059] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before August 16, 2019. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by mail to U.S. Geological Survey, Information Collections Officer, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive MS 159, Reston, VA 20192; or by email to gs-info_ collections@usgs.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1028–0059 in the subject line of your comments. ADDRESSES: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Elizabeth S. Sangine by email at escottsangine@usgs.gov, or by telephone at 703–648–7720. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of the USGS; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the USGS enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the USGS minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract: The collection of this information is required by the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), and will, upon request, provide the CTBT Technical Secretariat with geographic locations of sites where SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 116 (Monday, June 17, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28067-28068]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-12746]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2019-0013; OMB No. 1660-0054]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and Fire 
Prevention and Safety Grants--Grant Application Supplemental 
Information

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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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 to take this opportunity to comment on a revision of 
a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning 
grant application information necessary to assess the needs and 
benefits of applicants for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program 
and Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Program.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 16, 2019.

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-2019-0013. 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: William Dunham, Fire Program 
Specialist, Grant Program Directorate, 202-786-9813. You may contact 
the Information Management Division for

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copies of the proposed collection of information at email address: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Information sought under this submission 
will comprise of applications for Assistance to Firefighters Grant 
Program (AFG) and Fire Prevention and Safety (FPS) grants, Semi-Annual 
Performance Report, and Final Performance report. The authorizing 
legislation allows FEMA to fund fire department activities. The 
authority for AFG and FPS is derived from the Federal Fire Protection 
and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2229 et seq.), as amended. The 
information collected through the programs' applications is the minimum 
necessary to evaluate grant applications and is necessary for FEMA to 
comply with mandates delineated in AFG laws.

Collection of Information

    Title: Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and Fire Prevention 
and Safety Grants-Grant Application Supplemental Information.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0054.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form FEMA Form 080-0-2, AFG Application (General 
Questions and Narrative); FEMA Form 080-0-2a, Activity Specific 
Questions for AFG Vehicle Applicants; FEMA Form 080-0-2b, Activity 
Specific Questions for AFG Operations and Safety Applications; FEMA 
Form 080-0-3, Activity Specific Questions for Fire Prevention and 
Safety Applicants; FEMA Form 080-0-3a, Fire Prevention and Safety; FEMA 
Form 080-0-3b, Research and Development; and FEMA Form 080-0-0-13, 
Semi-Annual Performance Report; FEMA Form 080-0-0-16, Fire Grants Final 
Performance Report.
    Abstract: The FEMA forms for this collection are used to 
objectively evaluate each of the anticipated applicants to determine 
which applicants' submission in each of the AFG and FP&S activities are 
close to the established program priorities. FEMA also uses the 
information to determine eligibility and whether the proposed use of 
funds meets the requirements and intent of AFG legislation.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government, and Not-for-
profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 27,220.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 29,830.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 167,290.34.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $9,426,559.74.
    Estimated Respondents' Operation and Maintenance Costs: N/A.
    Estimated Respondents' Capital and Start-Up Costs: N/A.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: 
$3,315,334.75.

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 H. Holzerland,
Sr. Director, Information Management Division, Office of the Chief 
Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management 
Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2019-12746 Filed 6-14-19; 8:45 am]
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