Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; State/Local/Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plans, 51174 [2021-19750]

Download as PDF 51174 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 14, 2021 / Notices Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2021–0022; OMB No. 1660–0062] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; State/Local/Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plans Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day notice of revision 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 revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, efforts and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and actual data collection instruments FEMA will use regarding the state, local, and tribal hazard mitigation plan creation process. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 15, 2021. ADDRESSES: Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID FEMA–2021–0022. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket ID, and 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 and Security Notice that is available via a link on the homepage of www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Smith, Planning & Safety Branch Chief, Planning, Safety, and Building Science Division, Risk Management Directorate, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA; Kathleen.Smith2@fema.dhs.gov and (202) 646–4372. You may contact the Information Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at email address: FEMAInformation-Collections-Management@ fema.dhs.gov. tkelley on DSK125TN23PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:55 Sep 13, 2021 Jkt 253001 Section 322 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), 42 U.S.C. 5165, as amended by the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000), Public Law 106– 390, provides the framework for linking pre-and post-disaster mitigation planning and initiatives with public and private interests to ensure an integrated, comprehensive approach to disaster loss reduction. Title 44 CFR part 201 provides the mitigation planning requirements for State, local, Tribal, or Territorial governments to identify the natural hazards that impact them, to identify actions and activities to reduce any losses from hazards, and to establish a coordinated process to implement the plan, taking advantage of a wide range of resources. (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. Collection of Information Title: State/Local/Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plans. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0062. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form not applicable. Abstract: In order to be eligible for certain types of Federal emergency management non-emergency assistance, state, local, Tribal or Territorial governments are required to have a current FEMA-approved hazard mitigation plan that meets the criteria established in 44 CFR part 201. Affected Public: State, local, Tribal or Territorial government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 224. Estimated Number of Responses: 1,131. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 175,928. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $10,291,788. Estimated Respondents’ Operation and Maintenance Costs: $30,760,976. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: $10,497,648. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $1,936,738. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 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; PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Millicent L. Brown, Acting Records Management Branch Chief, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2021–19750 Filed 9–13–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2020–0016] Meetings 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 meetings. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) held two meetings to implement the Voluntary Agreement for the Manufacture and Distribution of Critical Healthcare Resources Necessary to Respond to a Pandemic. SUMMARY: The first meeting took place on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The second meeting took place on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, from 1 to 3 p.m. ET. 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 these meetings 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 representatives of industry, business, and other interests to help provide for the national defense.1 The DATES: 1 50 E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM U.S.C. 4558(c)(1). 14SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2021-0022; OMB No. 1660-0062]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; State/Local/Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plans

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: 60-Day notice of revision 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 revision of 
a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning 
the nature of the information collection, the categories of 
respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, efforts and 
resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and actual data 
collection instruments FEMA will use regarding the state, local, and 
tribal hazard mitigation plan creation process.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 15, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID FEMA-
2021-0022. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket 
ID, and 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 and Security Notice that is 
available via a link on the homepage of www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Smith, Planning & Safety 
Branch Chief, Planning, Safety, and Building Science Division, Risk 
Management Directorate, Federal Insurance and Mitigation 
Administration, FEMA; [email protected] and (202) 646-4372. 
You may contact the Information Management Division for copies of the 
proposed collection of information at email address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 322 of the Robert T. Stafford 
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), 42 U.S.C. 
5165, as amended by the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000), 
Public Law 106-390, provides the framework for linking pre-and post-
disaster mitigation planning and initiatives with public and private 
interests to ensure an integrated, comprehensive approach to disaster 
loss reduction. Title 44 CFR part 201 provides the mitigation planning 
requirements for State, local, Tribal, or Territorial governments to 
identify the natural hazards that impact them, to identify actions and 
activities to reduce any losses from hazards, and to establish a 
coordinated process to implement the plan, taking advantage of a wide 
range of resources.

Collection of Information

    Title: State/Local/Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plans.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0062.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form not applicable.
    Abstract: In order to be eligible for certain types of Federal 
emergency management non-emergency assistance, state, local, Tribal or 
Territorial governments are required to have a current FEMA-approved 
hazard mitigation plan that meets the criteria established in 44 CFR 
part 201.
    Affected Public: State, local, Tribal or Territorial government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 224.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 1,131.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 175,928.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $10,291,788.
    Estimated Respondents' Operation and Maintenance Costs: 
$30,760,976.
    Estimated Respondents' Capital and Start-Up Costs: $10,497,648.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $1,936,738.

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,
Acting Records Management Branch Chief, Office of the Chief 
Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management 
Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2021-19750 Filed 9-13-21; 8:45 am]
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