Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0, 65401-65402 [2019-25735]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 27, 2019 / Notices Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than December 27, 2019) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via email to dhsdeskofficer@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, Telephone number 202–325–0056 or via email CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP programs should contact the CBP National Customer Service Center at 877–227–5511, (TTY) 1–800–877–8339, or CBP website at https://www.cbp. gov/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (84 FR 45786) on August 30, 2019, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:54 Nov 26, 2019 Jkt 250001 methodology and assumptions used; (3) suggestions to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) suggestions to 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. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the request for approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Overview of This Information Collection Title: Declaration of Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry is made by an Agent. OMB Number: 1651–0093. Form Number: CBP Forms 3347 and 3347A. Abstract: CBP Form 3347, Declaration of Owner, is a declaration from the owner of imported merchandise stating that he/she agrees to pay additional or increased duties, therefore releasing the importer of record from paying such duties. This form must be filed within 90 days from the date of entry. CBP Form 3347 is provided for by 19 CFR 24.11 and 141.20. When entry is made in a consignee’s name by an agent who does not meet the qualifications in 19 CFR 141.19(b)(2), meaning that the agent does not have knowledge of the facts and/or is not authorized under a proper power of attorney by that consignee, a declaration from the consignee on CBP Form 3347A, Declaration of Consignee When Entry is Made by an Agent, may be filed with the entry documentation or the entry summary. If the declaration is filed on CBP Form 3347A, then no bond to produce a declaration of the consignee is required. If the declaration is not filed at entry or entry summary, bond must be given to produce such declaration, and the declaration must be presented within six months after the date that the bond was given. CBP Form 3347A is provided for by 19 CFR 141.19(b)(2). CBP Forms 3347 and 3347A are authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1485 and are accessible at https://www.cbp.gov/ newsroom/publications/forms? title=3347&=Apply. Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the estimated burden hours or to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65401 CBP Form 3347 Estimated Number of Respondents: 900. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 5,400. Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 540. CBP Form 3347A Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 300. Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30. Dated: November 22, 2019. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2019–25793 Filed 11–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2019–0026; OMB No. 1660–0069] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0 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, with change, of a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0. The program provides a well-established mechanism, using standardized reporting methods, to collect and analyze fire incident data at the Federal, State, and local levels with SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1 65402 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 27, 2019 / Notices a myriad of life and property saving uses and benefits. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 27, 2020. 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–2019–0026. 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 Troup, Chief, United States Fire Administration-National Fire Data Center, (301) 447–1231. You may contact the Information Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at email address: FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Commission on Fire Prevention and Control conducted a comprehensive study of the Nation’s fire problem and recommended to Congress actions to mitigate the fire problem, reduce loss of life and property, and educate the public on fire protection and prevention. As a result of the study, Congress enacted Public Law 93–498, Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, which establishes the U.S. Fire Administration to administer fire prevention and control programs, supplement existing programs of research, training, and education, and encourage new and improved programs and activities by State and local governments. Section 9(a) of the Act authorizes the Administrator, U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), to operate directly or through contracts or grants, an integrated, comprehensive method to select, analyze, publish, and disseminate information related to prevention, occurrence, control, and results of fires of all types. NFIRS was established in the mid1970s and is mandated by the Federal VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:21 Nov 26, 2019 Jkt 250001 Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (Pub. L. (PL) 93–498, as amended) which authorizes the National Fire Data Center to gather and analyze information such as (1) the frequency, causes, spread, and extinguishment of fires; (2) injuries and deaths resulting from fires; (3) information on injuries sustained by a firefighter; and (4) information on firefighting activities. The act further authorizes USFA to develop uniform data reporting methods, and to encourage and assist Federal, State, local and other agencies in developing and reporting information. NFIRS is a reporting standard that fire departments use to uniformly report on the full range of their activities, from fire to emergency medical services to severe weather and natural disasters. This reporting allows fire departments, as well as many other government and non-government agencies, to quantify their actions and identify incident and response trends. This information collection expired on 04/30/2019. FEMA is requesting a reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. Collection of Information Title: National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0. Type of Information Collection: Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. OMB Number: OMB No. 1660–0069. Form Titles and Numbers: The National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0 Modules 1–11. Abstract: NFIRS provides a mechanism using standardized reporting methods to collect and analyze fire incident data at the Federal, State, and local levels. Data analysis helps local fire departments and States to focus on current problems, predict future problems in their communities, and measure whether their programs are working. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal, and Federal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 23,500. Estimated Number of Responses: 28,059,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12,626,550. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $471,980,439. Estimated Respondents’ Operation and Maintenance Costs: $1,974,000. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: $1,128,000. PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $3,356,189. 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. Maile Arthur, Acting Records Management Branch Chief, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2019–25735 Filed 11–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–76–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2019–0020 OMB No. 1660–0125] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) 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 the HSGP. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 27, 2020. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 27, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2019-0026; OMB No. 1660-0069]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0

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, with change, of a previously approved information 
collection for which approval has expired. In accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning 
National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0. The program 
provides a well-established mechanism, using standardized reporting 
methods, to collect and analyze fire incident data at the Federal, 
State, and local levels with

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a myriad of life and property saving uses and benefits.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 27, 2020.

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-2019-0026. 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 Troup, Chief, United States 
Fire Administration-National Fire Data Center, (301) 447-1231. You may 
contact the Information Management Division for copies of the proposed 
collection of information at email address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Commission on Fire Prevention 
and Control conducted a comprehensive study of the Nation's fire 
problem and recommended to Congress actions to mitigate the fire 
problem, reduce loss of life and property, and educate the public on 
fire protection and prevention. As a result of the study, Congress 
enacted Public Law 93-498, Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 
1974, which establishes the U.S. Fire Administration to administer fire 
prevention and control programs, supplement existing programs of 
research, training, and education, and encourage new and improved 
programs and activities by State and local governments. Section 9(a) of 
the Act authorizes the Administrator, U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), 
to operate directly or through contracts or grants, an integrated, 
comprehensive method to select, analyze, publish, and disseminate 
information related to prevention, occurrence, control, and results of 
fires of all types.
    NFIRS was established in the mid-1970s and is mandated by the 
Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (Pub. L. (PL) 93-498, 
as amended) which authorizes the National Fire Data Center to gather 
and analyze information such as (1) the frequency, causes, spread, and 
extinguishment of fires; (2) injuries and deaths resulting from fires; 
(3) information on injuries sustained by a firefighter; and (4) 
information on firefighting activities. The act further authorizes USFA 
to develop uniform data reporting methods, and to encourage and assist 
Federal, State, local and other agencies in developing and reporting 
information. NFIRS is a reporting standard that fire departments use to 
uniformly report on the full range of their activities, from fire to 
emergency medical services to severe weather and natural disasters. 
This reporting allows fire departments, as well as many other 
government and non-government agencies, to quantify their actions and 
identify incident and response trends.
    This information collection expired on 04/30/2019. FEMA is 
requesting a reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved 
information collection for which approval has expired.

Collection of Information

    Title: National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0.
    Type of Information Collection: Reinstatement, with change, of a 
previously approved information collection for which approval has 
expired.
    OMB Number: OMB No. 1660-0069.
    Form Titles and Numbers: The National Fire Incident Reporting 
System (NFIRS) v5.0 Modules 1-11.
    Abstract: NFIRS provides a mechanism using standardized reporting 
methods to collect and analyze fire incident data at the Federal, 
State, and local levels. Data analysis helps local fire departments and 
States to focus on current problems, predict future problems in their 
communities, and measure whether their programs are working.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal, and Federal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 23,500.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 28,059,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12,626,550.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $471,980,439.
    Estimated Respondents' Operation and Maintenance Costs: $1,974,000.
    Estimated Respondents' Capital and Start-Up Costs: $1,128,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $3,356,189.

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.

Maile Arthur,
Acting Records Management Branch Chief, Office of the Chief 
Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management 
Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
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