Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP), 27640-27641 [2021-10713]

Download as PDF 27640 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 97 / Friday, May 21, 2021 / Notices Notice of this meeting is in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. The National Navigation Safety Advisory Committee Meeting is authorized by § 601 of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018. The statutory authority is codified in 46 U.S.C. 15107. The Committee operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix) in addition to the administrative provisions applicable to all National Maritime Transportation Advisory Committees in 46 U.S.C. 15109. The Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security through the Commandant of the Coast Guard on matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings; Inland Rules of the Road; International Rules of the Road; navigation regulations and equipment; routing measures; marine information; and aids to navigation systems. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda The agenda for the June 8, 2021, teleconference is as follows: (1) Introduction. (2) Designated Federal Officer remarks. (3) Introduction, roll call of Committee members and determination of a quorum. (4) Remarks from U.S. Coast Guard Leadership. (5) Swearing in of Committee members. (6) Election by Committee members of Chair and Vice Chair. (7) Members Roles and Responsibilities. (8) Public comment period. (9) Closing remarks/plans for next meeting. (10) Adjournment of meeting. A copy of all meeting documentation will be available at https:// homeport.uscg.mil/missions/federaladvisory-committees/nationalnavigation-safety-advisory-committee(NNAVSAC) no later than June 1, 2021. Alternatively, you may contact Mr. George Detweiler as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. During the June 8, 2021 teleconference, a public comment period will be held immediately after the discussion on Members Roles and Responsibilities at approximately 12:15 p.m. Public comments will be limited to two minutes per speaker. Please note that the public comments period will end following the last call for comments. Please contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, to register as a speaker. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 May 20, 2021 Jkt 253001 Dated: May 18, 2021. Michael D. Emerson, Director, Marine Transportation Systems. [FR Doc. 2021–10789 Filed 5–20–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2021–0004; OMB No. 1660–0112] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: 30-Day 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 and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on an extension, with change, of a currently approved information collection. Three new forms are added to the collection—FEMA TSGP Public Transit Risk Assessment Methodology (PT–RAM), TSGP PT–RAM Gap Analysis, and TSGP PT–RAM Implementation Plan, as these are new forms to the FEMA 089–4 Collection. TSGP is adding these forms to the collection for project risk analysis connected to the purpose of the grant program. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) which is a FEMA grant program that focuses on transportation infrastructure protection activities. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 21, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laila Ouhamou, Branch Chief, FEMA, 202–786–9461, Laila.Ouhamou@ fema.dhs.gov. You may contact the Records Management Division for SUMMARY: Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 The TSGP is a FEMA grant program that focuses on transportation infrastructure protection activities. The collection of information for TSGP is mandated by Section 1406, Title XIV of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (6 U.S.C. 1135), which directs the Secretary to establish a program for making grants to eligible public transportation agencies for security improvements. Additionally, information is collected in accordance with Section 1406(c) of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (6 U.S.C. 1135(c)) which authorizes the Secretary to determine the requirements for grant recipients, including application requirements. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY PO 00000 copies of the proposed collection of information at email address: FEMAInformation-Collections-Management@ fema.dhs.gov. Sfmt 4703 Collection of Information Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP). Type of Information Collection: Modification of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0112. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 089–4, TSGP Investment Justification Background Document 089–4A, TSGP Five-Year Security Capital and Operational Sustainment Plan 089–4B, FEMA Form 089–4 Public Transit Risk Assessment Methodology PT–RAM, FEMA Form 089–4 TSGP PT–RAM Implementation Plan, and the FEMA TSGP PT–RAM Gap Analysis. Abstract: The TSGP is an important component of the Department’s effort to enhance the security of the Nation’s critical infrastructure. The program provides funds to owners and operators of transit systems to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism, major disasters, and other emergencies. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, State and local government. Number of Respondents: 123. Number of Responses: 738. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,375. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondent operations and maintenance costs for technical services is $1,373,353. There are no annual start-up or capital costs.) Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $963,792. E:\FR\FM\21MYN1.SGM 21MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 97 / Friday, May 21, 2021 / Notices 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. Millicent L. Brown, Senior Manager, Records Management Branch Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2021–10713 Filed 5–20–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–78–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2020–0016] Meeting To Implement Pandemic Response Voluntary Agreement Under Section 708 of the Defense Production Act Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Announcement of meeting; request for comments. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold a meeting remotely via web conference to implement the Voluntary Agreement for the Manufacture and Distribution of Critical Healthcare Resources Necessary to Respond to a Pandemic. A portion of the meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The first portion of the meeting, from approximately 1 to 2 p.m. ET, will be open to the public. Written comments for consideration at the meeting must be submitted and received by 12 p.m. ET on Monday, May jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 May 20, 2021 Jkt 253001 24, 2021. Follow-up comments must be received by 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, to be considered. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via web conference. Members of the public may view the public portion of the meeting online at: https:// fema.zoomgov.com/j/1608166430?pwd= ZnJWa2JsT2FJOFBL SEFMWU0yZStzdz09. Reasonable accommodations are available for people with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below as soon as possible. Last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to fulfill. To facilitate public participation, members of the public are invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered at the meeting. The Meeting Objectives listed below outline these issues. Written comments must be identified by Docket ID FEMA–2020– 0016, and submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: FEMA Office of Response and Recovery, Office of Business, Industry, Infrastructure Integration, OB3I@fema.dhs.gov. Instructions: All submissions must include the docket ID FEMA–2020– 0016. Comments received, including any personal information provided, may be posted without alteration at https:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to the docket and to read comments received by FEMA, go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID FEMA–2020–0016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Glenn, Office of Business, Industry, Infrastructure Integration, via email at OB3I@fema.dhs.gov or via phone at (202) 212–1666. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is provided as required by section 708(h)(8) of the Defense Production Act (DPA), 50 U.S.C. 4558(h)(8), and consistent with 44 CFR part 332. The DPA authorizes the making of ‘‘voluntary agreements and plans of action’’ with, among others, representatives of industry and business to help provide for the national defense.1 The President’s authority to facilitate voluntary agreements was delegated to the Secretary of Homeland Security with respect to responding to the spread of COVID–19 within the United States in Executive Order 1 50 PO 00000 U.S.C. 4558(c)(1). Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27641 13911.2 The Secretary of Homeland Security has further delegated this authority to the FEMA Administrator.3 On August 17, 2020, after the appropriate consultations with the Attorney General and the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, FEMA completed and published in the Federal Register a ‘‘Voluntary Agreement for the Manufacture and Distribution of Critical Healthcare Resources Necessary to Respond to a Pandemic’’ (Voluntary Agreement).4 Unless terminated prior to that date, the Voluntary Agreement is effective until August 17, 2025, and may be extended subject to additional approval by the Attorney General after consultation with the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. The Agreement may be used to prepare for or respond to any pandemic, including COVID–19, during that time. On December 7, 2020, the first plan of action under the Voluntary Agreement—the Plan of Action to Establish a National Strategy for the Manufacture, Allocation, and Distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Respond to COVID– 19 (Plan of Action)—was finalized.5 The Plan of Action established several subcommittees under the Voluntary Agreement, focusing on different aspects of the Plan of Action. The meeting will be chaired by the FEMA Administrator or her delegate, and attended by the Attorney General or his delegate and the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission or her delegate. In implementing the Voluntary Agreement, FEMA adheres to all procedural requirements of 50 U.S.C. 4558 and 44 CFR part 332. Meeting Objectives: The objective of the meeting is to update the general public, and private industry partners, on the status of the Voluntary Agreement, PPE Plan of Action, and Plans of Action concerning Medical Devices, Medical Gases, Diagnostic Testing Kits, and Drug Products/Drug Substances. Meeting Closed to the Public: By default, the DPA requires meetings held to implement a voluntary agreement or 2 85 FR 18403 (Apr. 1, 2020). Delegation 09052, Rev. 00.1 (Apr. 1, 2020); DHS Delegation Number 09052 Rev. 00 (Jan. 3, 2017). 4 85 FR 50035 (Aug. 17, 2020). The Attorney General, in consultation with the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, made the required finding that the purpose of the voluntary agreement may not reasonably be achieved through an agreement having less anticompetitive effects or without any voluntary agreement and published the finding in the Federal Register on the same day. 85 FR 50049 (Aug. 17, 2020). 5 See 85 FR 78869 (Dec. 7, 2020). See also 85 FR 79020 (Dec. 8, 2020). 3 DHS E:\FR\FM\21MYN1.SGM 21MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 97 (Friday, May 21, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27640-27641]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-10713]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2021-0004; OMB No. 1660-0112]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Transit Security Grant 
Program (TSGP)

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: 30-Day 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 and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity 
to comment on an extension, with change, of a currently approved 
information collection. Three new forms are added to the collection--
FEMA TSGP Public Transit Risk Assessment Methodology (PT-RAM), TSGP PT-
RAM Gap Analysis, and TSGP PT-RAM Implementation Plan, as these are new 
forms to the FEMA 089-4 Collection. TSGP is adding these forms to the 
collection for project risk analysis connected to the purpose of the 
grant program. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
this notice seeks comments concerning the Transit Security Grant 
Program (TSGP) which is a FEMA grant program that focuses on 
transportation infrastructure protection activities.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 21, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laila Ouhamou, Branch Chief, FEMA, 
202-786-9461, [email protected]. You may contact the Records 
Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of 
information at email address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The TSGP is a FEMA grant program that 
focuses on transportation infrastructure protection activities. The 
collection of information for TSGP is mandated by Section 1406, Title 
XIV of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 
2007 (6 U.S.C. 1135), which directs the Secretary to establish a 
program for making grants to eligible public transportation agencies 
for security improvements. Additionally, information is collected in 
accordance with Section 1406(c) of the Implementing Recommendations of 
the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (6 U.S.C. 1135(c)) which authorizes the 
Secretary to determine the requirements for grant recipients, including 
application requirements.

Collection of Information

    Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Transit Security Grant Program 
(TSGP).
    Type of Information Collection: Modification of a currently 
approved information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0112.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 089-4, TSGP Investment Justification 
Background Document 089-4A, TSGP Five-Year Security Capital and 
Operational Sustainment Plan 089-4B, FEMA Form 089-4 Public Transit 
Risk Assessment Methodology PT-RAM, FEMA Form 089-4 TSGP PT-RAM 
Implementation Plan, and the FEMA TSGP PT-RAM Gap Analysis.
    Abstract: The TSGP is an important component of the Department's 
effort to enhance the security of the Nation's critical infrastructure. 
The program provides funds to owners and operators of transit systems 
to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the 
traveling public from acts of terrorism, major disasters, and other 
emergencies.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, State and local 
government.
    Number of Respondents: 123.
    Number of Responses: 738.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,375.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: The estimated annual cost 
to respondent operations and maintenance costs for technical services 
is $1,373,353. There are no annual start-up or capital costs.)
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $963,792.

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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.

Millicent L. Brown,
Senior Manager, Records Management Branch Office of the Chief 
Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management 
Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
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