Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form, 67470 [2019-26508]

Download as PDF 67470 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 237 / Tuesday, December 10, 2019 / Notices review by Friday, January 3, 2020 at http://www.fema.gov/TMAC. Michael M. Grimm, Assistant Administrator for Risk Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2019–26482 Filed 12–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2019–0006; OMB No. 1660–0040] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form 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 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 January 9, 2020. 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, Information Management Division, 500 C Street SW, jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Dec 09, 2019 Jkt 250001 Washington, DC 20472, email address FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov or Susan Bernstein, Insurance Specialist, FIMA, Marketing and Outreach Branch, 303– 701–3595. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1365 of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (NFIA) (42 U.S.C. 4104b), as added by Section 528 of the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103–325, title V), requires that FEMA develop a standard hazard determination form for recording the determination of whether a structure is located within an identified Special Flood Hazard Area and whether flood insurance is available. Regulated lending institutions, federal agency lenders, the Federal National Mortgage Association, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and the Government National Mortgage Association must complete this form for any loan made, increased, extended, renewed or purchased by these entities. The requirement for federally regulated lending institutions to determine whether a building or mobile home securing a loan is located in an area having special flood hazards and whether flood insurance is available has been in effect since the enactment of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, although the use of a standard form was not required until the enactment of the Section 1365 of the NFIA. The establishment of the Standard Flood Hazard Determination form has enabled lenders to provide consistent information. This proposed information collection previously published in the Federal Register on April 29, 2019 at 84 FR 18069 with a 60 day public comment period. The comment period closed on June 30, 2019. No comments were received. This information collection expired on November 30, 2018. 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: Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form. Type of information collection: Reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. OMB Number: 1660–0040. PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 086–0–32, Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form. Abstract: This form is used by regulated lending institutions, federal agency lenders, the Federal National Mortgage Association, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and the Government National Mortgage Association. Federally regulated lending institutions complete this form when making, increasing, extending, renewing or purchasing each loan for the purpose is of determining whether flood insurance is required and available. FEMA is responsible for maintaining the form and making it available. Affected Public: Business and other for-profit; and Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 26,616,265. Estimated Number of Responses: 26,616,265. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,783,367. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $214,138,487. Estimated Respondents’ Operation and Maintenance Costs: 0. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: 0. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: 0. 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. 2019–26508 Filed 12–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–52–P E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 237 (Tuesday, December 10, 2019)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-26508]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2019-0006; OMB No. 1660-0040]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form

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 
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 January 9, 2020.

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, 303-701-3595.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1365 of the National Flood Insurance 
Act of 1968 (NFIA) (42 U.S.C. 4104b), as added by Section 528 of the 
National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103-325, title V), 
requires that FEMA develop a standard hazard determination form for 
recording the determination of whether a structure is located within an 
identified Special Flood Hazard Area and whether flood insurance is 
available. Regulated lending institutions, federal agency lenders, the 
Federal National Mortgage Association, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage 
Corporation, and the Government National Mortgage Association must 
complete this form for any loan made, increased, extended, renewed or 
purchased by these entities. The requirement for federally regulated 
lending institutions to determine whether a building or mobile home 
securing a loan is located in an area having special flood hazards and 
whether flood insurance is available has been in effect since the 
enactment of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, although the 
use of a standard form was not required until the enactment of the 
Section 1365 of the NFIA. The establishment of the Standard Flood 
Hazard Determination form has enabled lenders to provide consistent 
information.
    This proposed information collection previously published in the 
Federal Register on April 29, 2019 at 84 FR 18069 with a 60 day public 
comment period. The comment period closed on June 30, 2019. No comments 
were received. This information collection expired on November 30, 
2018. 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: Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form.
    Type of information collection: Reinstatement, without change, of a 
previously approved information collection for which approval has 
expired.
    OMB Number: 1660-0040.
    Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 086-0-32, Standard Flood Hazard 
Determination Form.
    Abstract: This form is used by regulated lending institutions, 
federal agency lenders, the Federal National Mortgage Association, the 
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and the Government National 
Mortgage Association. Federally regulated lending institutions complete 
this form when making, increasing, extending, renewing or purchasing 
each loan for the purpose is of determining whether flood insurance is 
required and available. FEMA is responsible for maintaining the form 
and making it available.
    Affected Public: Business and other for-profit; and Individuals or 
Households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 26,616,265.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 26,616,265.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,783,367.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $214,138,487.
    Estimated Respondents' Operation and Maintenance Costs: 0.
    Estimated Respondents' Capital and Start-Up Costs: 0.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: 0.

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. 2019-26508 Filed 12-9-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-52-P