Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program, 52588-52589 [2022-18459]

Download as PDF 52588 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 165 / Friday, August 26, 2022 / Notices Enclosures 1 and 2, respectively. Earlier Federal Register announcements associated with this effort are included as Enclosures 3 and 4. Finally, the three memorandums from each Coast Guard command involved in this study are provided in Enclosures 5, 6, and 7. The draft and appendices can also be found on our project web page. We request your comments on any aspect of this study. Information received during this additional public comment period may result in changes to the study’s recommendations prior to any future rulemakings or appropriate international agreements. This notice is issued under authority of 46 U.S.C. 70003(c)(1). Dated: August 22, 2022. A.J. Tiongson, Vice Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Pacific Area. [FR Doc. 2022–18453 Filed 8–25–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2022–0013; OMB No. 1660–0061] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice of renewal and request for comments. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (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. This notice seeks comments concerning FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program, providing financial assistance to individuals whose primary residences were destroyed as a result of a Presidentially-declared disaster. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 26, 2022. 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 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 Aug 25, 2022 Jkt 256001 information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. 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 FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov or Brian Thompson, Supervisory Program Specialist, FEMA, Recovery Directorate by telephone at (540) 686–3602 or email at Brian.Thompson6@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), Public Law 93–288, as amended, is the legal basis for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide financial assistance and services to individuals applying for disaster assistance benefits in the event of a federally declared disaster. Regulations in 44 CFR 206.110—Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households (IHP) implements the policy and procedures set forth in section 408 of the Stafford Act, 42 U.S.C. 5174, as amended. This program provides financial assistance and, if necessary, direct assistance to eligible individuals and households who, as a direct result of a major disaster or emergency, have uninsured or underinsured, necessary expenses and serious needs, and are unable to meet such expenses or needs through other means. This proposed information collection previously published in the Federal Register on April 13, 2022, at 87 FR 21894 with a 60 day public comment period. FEMA received one comment. Comment: ‘‘There needs to be a limit on how long you allow those displaced to find new arrangements. The rebuilding time and building in a known flood zone simply does not make sense. The new development on the shore of an ocean and on the banks of rivers that will have new heights makes no sense at all. [FEMA] needs to look ahead as well as behind and prevent new development in flood zones.’’ FEMA Response: An eligible applicant may receive Continued Temporary Housing Assistance based on their need and generally only when adequate, alternate housing is not available, or when the applicant’s permanent housing plan has not been fulfilled through no fault of the applicant. While FEMA may provide financial temporary housing assistance up to 18 months, i.e., the end of the period of assistance, FEMA generally expects that pre- PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 disaster renters will use their initial Rental Assistance to obtain permanent housing and that all recipients of financial assistance will obtain and occupy permanent housing at the earliest possible time. Regardless, in order to receive Continued Temporary Housing Assistance, applicants must submit to FEMA documentation, showing they have a temporary housing need, and must continue to work toward obtaining permanent housing to remain eligible for Continued Temporary Housing Assistance. With regard to flood zones and coastal areas, the National Flood Insurance Reform Act and FEMA regulations require applicants who receive Federal financial assistance to purchase flood insurance for future flood damage to any insurable property for acquisition or construction purposes. This requirement applies only to real and personal property that is, or will be, in a designated Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and can be insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Applicants who live in a designated SFHA and receive Individuals and Households Program (IHP) assistance for Home Repair, Home Replacement, Personal Property, or Permanent Housing Construction (PHC) must obtain and maintain flood insurance coverage for at least the amount of disaster assistance they receive from FEMA for NFIP-insurable real or personal property items. Applicants may satisfy the insurance requirement by purchasing private insurance or a policy through the NFIP. Applicants who do not obtain and maintain flood insurance will be ineligible for IHP assistance for flooddamaged real or personal property in future disasters with flood-related damage. The NFIP was created to reduce the impact of flooding on private and public structures by providing affordable insurance to property owners and by encouraging communities to adopt and enforce floodplain management regulations. Further, the Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) protects coastal areas from development by limiting Federal financial assistance for developmentrelated activities in designated Coastal Barrier Resources System (CBRS) areas. CBRS areas are coastal areas that protect valuable habitat for fish and wildlife and are subject to wave, wind, and tidal forces, and are mapped by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The CBRS contains two types of coastal barrier areas: CBRS Units and otherwise protected areas (OPAs). An eligible applicant whose pre-disaster primary E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 165 / Friday, August 26, 2022 / Notices lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 residence is located within a CBRS Unit may not be considered for Home Repair Assistance, Home Replacement Assistance, PHC, or certain types of Other Needs Assistance. Whereas an eligible applicant whose pre-disaster residence is located within an OPA may be considered for all forms of IHP assistance; however, the residence is also subject to NFIRA requirements for sanctioned communities and SFHAs, if applicable. 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: Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0061. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form FF–104– FY–21–114 (formerly 010–0–11), Individuals and Households Program (IHP)—Other Needs Assistance Administrative Option Selection; Development of State/Tribal Administrative Plan (SAP) for Other Needs Provision of IHP; FEMA Form FF–104–FY–21–115 (English) (formerly 010–0–12), Individuals and Households Program Application for Continued Temporary Housing Assistance; FEMA Form FF–104–FY–21–115–A (Spanish) (formerly 010–0–12S), Programa de Individuos y Familias Solicitud Para Continuar La Asistencia de Vivienda Temporera; Request for Approval of Late Registration; Appeal of Program Decision; FEMA Form FF–104–FY–21– 116 (English) (formerly 009–0–95), Request for Advance Disaster Assistance; FEMA Form FF–104–FY– 21–116–A (Spanish) (formerly 009–0– 95S), Solicitud de Adelanto de la Asistencia por Desastre; FEMA Form FF–104–FY–21–117 (English) (formerly 009–0–96), Request to Stop Payment and Reissue Disaster Assistance Check; FEMA Form FF–104–FY–21–117–A (Spanish) (formerly 009–0–96S), Solicitud para Detener el Pago y Reemitir el Cheque de Asistencia por Desastre; FEMA Form FF–104–FY–21– 118—(English) (formerly 140–003d–1S), Authorization for the Release of Information Under the Privacy Act; FEMA Form FF–104–FY–21–118–A— (Spanish) (formerly 140–003d–1S), Autorizacio´n para la Divulgacio´n de Informacio´n bajo el Acta de Privacidad. Abstract: This information collection provides disaster survivors the opportunity to request approval of late VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 Aug 25, 2022 Jkt 256001 applications, continued temporary housing assistance, request advance disaster assistance, stop payments not received in order to be reissued funds, and to appeal program decisions. This collection also allows for the establishment of an annual agreement between FEMA and states, territories, and tribal governments regarding how the Other Needs Assistance provision of IHP will be administered: by FEMA, by the state, territory, or tribal government, or jointly. This collection allows survivors to provide additional information after the initial disaster assistance registration period in support of their applications for assistance from FEMA’s IHP. If the information in this collection is not collected, a delay in assistance provided to disaster survivors would occur. Affected Public: Individuals or households, State, local or Tribal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 67,785. Estimated Number of Responses: 112,089. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 98,609. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $3,906,709. Estimated Respondents’ Operation and Maintenance Costs: $0. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: $0. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $1,109,953. 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, PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52589 e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Millicent Brown Wilson, Records Management Branch Chief, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2022–18459 Filed 8–25–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–24–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2022–0025; OMB No. 1660–0140] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Integrated Public Alert and Warning Systems (IPAWS) Memorandum of Agreement Applications 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 an extension, with change, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Integrated Public Alert and Warning Systems (IPAWS) Memorandum of Agreement Applications. SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before October 25, 2022. ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID FEMA–2022–0025. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. 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 https://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. DATES: E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 165 (Friday, August 26, 2022)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2022-0013; OMB No. 1660-0061]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Federal Assistance to Individuals and 
Households Program

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

ACTION: 30-Day notice of renewal and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (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. This notice seeks comments 
concerning FEMA's Individuals and Households Program, providing 
financial assistance to individuals whose primary residences were 
destroyed as a result of a Presidentially-declared disaster.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 26, 2022.

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: 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 
Brian Thompson, Supervisory Program Specialist, FEMA, Recovery 
Directorate by telephone at (540) 686-3602 or email at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and 
Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), Public Law 93-288, as amended, 
is the legal basis for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 
to provide financial assistance and services to individuals applying 
for disaster assistance benefits in the event of a federally declared 
disaster. Regulations in 44 CFR 206.110--Federal Assistance to 
Individuals and Households (IHP) implements the policy and procedures 
set forth in section 408 of the Stafford Act, 42 U.S.C. 5174, as 
amended. This program provides financial assistance and, if necessary, 
direct assistance to eligible individuals and households who, as a 
direct result of a major disaster or emergency, have uninsured or 
under-insured, necessary expenses and serious needs, and are unable to 
meet such expenses or needs through other means.
    This proposed information collection previously published in the 
Federal Register on April 13, 2022, at 87 FR 21894 with a 60 day public 
comment period. FEMA received one comment.
    Comment: ``There needs to be a limit on how long you allow those 
displaced to find new arrangements. The rebuilding time and building in 
a known flood zone simply does not make sense. The new development on 
the shore of an ocean and on the banks of rivers that will have new 
heights makes no sense at all. [FEMA] needs to look ahead as well as 
behind and prevent new development in flood zones.''
    FEMA Response: An eligible applicant may receive Continued 
Temporary Housing Assistance based on their need and generally only 
when adequate, alternate housing is not available, or when the 
applicant's permanent housing plan has not been fulfilled through no 
fault of the applicant. While FEMA may provide financial temporary 
housing assistance up to 18 months, i.e., the end of the period of 
assistance, FEMA generally expects that pre-disaster renters will use 
their initial Rental Assistance to obtain permanent housing and that 
all recipients of financial assistance will obtain and occupy permanent 
housing at the earliest possible time. Regardless, in order to receive 
Continued Temporary Housing Assistance, applicants must submit to FEMA 
documentation, showing they have a temporary housing need, and must 
continue to work toward obtaining permanent housing to remain eligible 
for Continued Temporary Housing Assistance.
    With regard to flood zones and coastal areas, the National Flood 
Insurance Reform Act and FEMA regulations require applicants who 
receive Federal financial assistance to purchase flood insurance for 
future flood damage to any insurable property for acquisition or 
construction purposes. This requirement applies only to real and 
personal property that is, or will be, in a designated Special Flood 
Hazard Area (SFHA) and can be insured under the National Flood 
Insurance Program (NFIP). Applicants who live in a designated SFHA and 
receive Individuals and Households Program (IHP) assistance for Home 
Repair, Home Replacement, Personal Property, or Permanent Housing 
Construction (PHC) must obtain and maintain flood insurance coverage 
for at least the amount of disaster assistance they receive from FEMA 
for NFIP-insurable real or personal property items. Applicants may 
satisfy the insurance requirement by purchasing private insurance or a 
policy through the NFIP. Applicants who do not obtain and maintain 
flood insurance will be ineligible for IHP assistance for flood-damaged 
real or personal property in future disasters with flood-related 
damage.
    The NFIP was created to reduce the impact of flooding on private 
and public structures by providing affordable insurance to property 
owners and by encouraging communities to adopt and enforce floodplain 
management regulations.
    Further, the Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) protects coastal 
areas from development by limiting Federal financial assistance for 
development-related activities in designated Coastal Barrier Resources 
System (CBRS) areas. CBRS areas are coastal areas that protect valuable 
habitat for fish and wildlife and are subject to wave, wind, and tidal 
forces, and are mapped by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The CBRS 
contains two types of coastal barrier areas: CBRS Units and otherwise 
protected areas (OPAs). An eligible applicant whose pre-disaster 
primary

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residence is located within a CBRS Unit may not be considered for Home 
Repair Assistance, Home Replacement Assistance, PHC, or certain types 
of Other Needs Assistance. Whereas an eligible applicant whose pre-
disaster residence is located within an OPA may be considered for all 
forms of IHP assistance; however, the residence is also subject to 
NFIRA requirements for sanctioned communities and SFHAs, if applicable.
    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: Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a 
currently approved information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0061.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form FF-104-FY-21-114 (formerly 010-0-11), 
Individuals and Households Program (IHP)--Other Needs Assistance 
Administrative Option Selection; Development of State/Tribal 
Administrative Plan (SAP) for Other Needs Provision of IHP; FEMA Form 
FF-104-FY-21-115 (English) (formerly 010-0-12), Individuals and 
Households Program Application for Continued Temporary Housing 
Assistance; FEMA Form FF-104-FY-21-115-A (Spanish) (formerly 010-0-
12S), Programa de Individuos y Familias Solicitud Para Continuar La 
Asistencia de Vivienda Temporera; Request for Approval of Late 
Registration; Appeal of Program Decision; FEMA Form FF-104-FY-21-116 
(English) (formerly 009-0-95), Request for Advance Disaster Assistance; 
FEMA Form FF-104-FY-21-116-A (Spanish) (formerly 009-0-95S), Solicitud 
de Adelanto de la Asistencia por Desastre; FEMA Form FF-104-FY-21-117 
(English) (formerly 009-0-96), Request to Stop Payment and Reissue 
Disaster Assistance Check; FEMA Form FF-104-FY-21-117-A (Spanish) 
(formerly 009-0-96S), Solicitud para Detener el Pago y Reemitir el 
Cheque de Asistencia por Desastre; FEMA Form FF-104-FY-21-118--
(English) (formerly 140-003d-1S), Authorization for the Release of 
Information Under the Privacy Act; FEMA Form FF-104-FY-21-118-A--
(Spanish) (formerly 140-003d-1S), Autorizaci[oacute]n para la 
Divulgaci[oacute]n de Informaci[oacute]n bajo el Acta de Privacidad.
    Abstract: This information collection provides disaster survivors 
the opportunity to request approval of late applications, continued 
temporary housing assistance, request advance disaster assistance, stop 
payments not received in order to be reissued funds, and to appeal 
program decisions. This collection also allows for the establishment of 
an annual agreement between FEMA and states, territories, and tribal 
governments regarding how the Other Needs Assistance provision of IHP 
will be administered: by FEMA, by the state, territory, or tribal 
government, or jointly. This collection allows survivors to provide 
additional information after the initial disaster assistance 
registration period in support of their applications for assistance 
from FEMA's IHP. If the information in this collection is not 
collected, a delay in assistance provided to disaster survivors would 
occur.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, State, local or Tribal 
government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 67,785.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 112,089.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 98,609.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $3,906,709.
    Estimated Respondents' Operation and Maintenance Costs: $0.
    Estimated Respondents' Capital and Start-Up Costs: $0.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $1,109,953.

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 Brown Wilson,
Records Management Branch Chief, Office of the Chief Administrative 
Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2022-18459 Filed 8-25-22; 8:45 am]
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