Request for Information on the National Flood Insurance Program's Community Rating System Extension of Comment Period, 52694 [2021-20543]

Download as PDF 52694 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 22, 2021 / Notices Dated: September 16, 2021. Victoria E. Townsend, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2021–20468 Filed 9–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2021–0021] Request for Information on the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System Extension of Comment Period Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Extension of comment period. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is extending the public comment period for its request for information published August 23, 2021 on the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS). The request for information seeks public input on transforming the CRS program to better align with the current understanding of flood risk and flood risk approaches, and to incentivize communities not only to manage but also lower their flood risk through floodplain management initiatives. SUMMARY: Written comments on the request for information published at 86 FR 47128 (Aug. 23, 2021) may be submitted until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Friday, October 22, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments on the request for information must be submitted via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov. Search for FEMA–2021–0021–0001 and follow the instructions for submitting comments. All written comments received, including any personal information provided, may be posted without alteration at https:// www.regulations.gov. For access to the docket and to read comments received by FEMA, go to https:// www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID FEMA–2021–0021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel Sears, Supervisory Emergency Management Specialist, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA-CRS-Next@ fema.dhs.gov, 202–212–3800. DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Sep 21, 2021 Jkt 253001 On August 23, 2021, FEMA published a Request for Information on the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System.1 In that RFI, FEMA asked for public input on the ways the agency can improve the CRS program: (1) To better align the CRS program with the improved understanding of flood risk and flood risk approaches that have developed since the program’s inception; (2) to better incentivize communities and policyholders to become more resilient and to not only manage, but lower their vulnerability to flood risk, and (3) to support the sound financial framework of the NFIP. FEMA is extending the comment period to ensure all interested parties have sufficient opportunity to provide comments on the CRS program. For the details on this request, please see the RFI published at 86 FR 47128. FEMA will carefully consider all relevant comments received during the entire comment period, including comments received after September 22, 2021. The purpose of the request for information is to seek input on the NFIP’s CRS program. Individuals cannot apply for FEMA assistance by submitting a comment to this request for information. If you are an individual who has been impacted by a disaster and you are seeking assistance from FEMA, please visit http:// www.fema.gov/assistance/individual or call the FEMA Helpline (1–800–621– 3362/TTY (800) 462–7585) to apply or receive information on a pending request. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Deanne Criswell, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2021–20543 Filed 9–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–47–P 1 86 FR 47128. Commenters may reference the Request for Information for a general description of the CRS program. PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [CIS No. 2676–21; DHS Docket No. USCIS– 2019–0020] RIN 1615–ZB83 Continuation of Documentation for Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status Designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras, and Nepal U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is making a correction to the notice titled ‘‘Continuation of Documentation for Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status Designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras, and Nepal’’ that published in the Federal Register on September 10, 2021, at 86 FR 50725. USCIS is correcting an omission in the Additional Notes section of the notice to clarify that the previously announced determination to terminate the 2011 designation of TPS for Haiti will not be implemented or enforced unless and until the district court’s orders in Saget, et al., v. Trump, et al., No. 18–cv–1599 (E.D.N.Y. Apr. 11, 2019) (‘‘Saget’’) and Ramos, et al. v. Nielsen, et al., No. 18–cv–01554 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 3, 2018) (‘‘Ramos’’) are reversed and the reversal becomes final. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: • You may contact Andria Strano, Acting Chief, Humanitarian Affairs Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security, by mail at 5900 Capital Gateway Drive, Camp Springs, MD 20746, or by phone at 800–375–5283. • For further information on TPS, please visit the USCIS TPS web page at uscis.gov/tps. • If you have additional questions about TPS, please visit uscis.gov/tools. Our online virtual assistant, Emma, can answer many of your questions and point you to additional information on our website. If you are unable to find your answers there, you may also call our USCIS Contact Center at 800–375– 5283 (TTY 800–767–1833). • Applicants seeking information about the status of their individual cases may check Case Status Online, available SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2021-0021]


Request for Information on the National Flood Insurance Program's 
Community Rating System Extension of Comment Period

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

ACTION: Extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is extending 
the public comment period for its request for information published 
August 23, 2021 on the National Flood Insurance Program's (NFIP) 
Community Rating System (CRS). The request for information seeks public 
input on transforming the CRS program to better align with the current 
understanding of flood risk and flood risk approaches, and to 
incentivize communities not only to manage but also lower their flood 
risk through floodplain management initiatives.

DATES: Written comments on the request for information published at 86 
FR 47128 (Aug. 23, 2021) may be submitted until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time 
(ET) on Friday, October 22, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Written comments on the request for information must be 
submitted via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov. Search for FEMA-2021-0021-0001 and follow the 
instructions for submitting comments. All written comments received, 
including any personal information provided, may be posted without 
alteration at https://www.regulations.gov. For access to the docket and 
to read comments received by FEMA, go to https://www.regulations.gov 
and search for Docket ID FEMA-2021-0021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel Sears, Supervisory Emergency 
Management Specialist, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, [email protected], 202-
212-3800.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 23, 2021, FEMA published a Request 
for Information on the National Flood Insurance Program's Community 
Rating System.\1\ In that RFI, FEMA asked for public input on the ways 
the agency can improve the CRS program: (1) To better align the CRS 
program with the improved understanding of flood risk and flood risk 
approaches that have developed since the program's inception; (2) to 
better incentivize communities and policyholders to become more 
resilient and to not only manage, but lower their vulnerability to 
flood risk, and (3) to support the sound financial framework of the 
NFIP.
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    \1\ 86 FR 47128. Commenters may reference the Request for 
Information for a general description of the CRS program.
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    FEMA is extending the comment period to ensure all interested 
parties have sufficient opportunity to provide comments on the CRS 
program. For the details on this request, please see the RFI published 
at 86 FR 47128. FEMA will carefully consider all relevant comments 
received during the entire comment period, including comments received 
after September 22, 2021.
    The purpose of the request for information is to seek input on the 
NFIP's CRS program. Individuals cannot apply for FEMA assistance by 
submitting a comment to this request for information. If you are an 
individual who has been impacted by a disaster and you are seeking 
assistance from FEMA, please visit http://www.fema.gov/assistance/individual or call the FEMA Helpline (1-800-621-3362/TTY (800) 462-
7585) to apply or receive information on a pending request.

Deanne Criswell,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2021-20543 Filed 9-21-21; 8:45 am]
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