Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; FEMA's Grants Reporting Tool (GRT), 60407-60408 [2022-21557]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 192 / Wednesday, October 5, 2022 / Notices Dated: September 29, 2022. Tyeshia M. Roberson-Curtis, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2022–21592 Filed 10–4–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. 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Tyeshia M. Roberson-Curtis, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2022–21615 Filed 10–4–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2022–0015; OMB No. 1660–0117] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; FEMA’s Grants Reporting Tool (GRT) Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice of reinstatement 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 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1 jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES 60408 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 192 / Wednesday, October 5, 2022 / Notices 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 November 4, 2022. 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, Washington, DC 20472, email address FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov or Jennifer Garza, Acting Senior Advisor, jennifer.garza@fema.dhs.gov or (202) 786–9602. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Grants Reporting Tool (GRT) is a webbased reporting system designed to help State Administrative Agencies (SAAs) meet all reporting requirements as identified in the grant guidance of FEMA’s portfolio of preparedness grants managed by the FEMA’s Grant Programs Directorate (GPD). Title 2 CFR, part 200 (Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards), establishes uniform administrative rules for assistance awards and subawards to state, local, tribal and territorial (SLTT) governments. FEMA determined that it is necessary to automate the grant reporting process to have consistent implementation of FEMA grant administration policies to reduce duplicative and tedious data entry, to measure preparedness gains more effectively, and to streamline application submission and management for recipients and subrecipients. Title XX of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security, acting through the FEMA Administrator, to provide grants to assist SLTT governments in preventing, preparing for, protecting against, and responding to acts of VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 04, 2022 Jkt 259001 terrorism. Recipients use the GRT to submit annual investment justifications and biannual progress reports. Further, section 2022 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 612) mandates that FEMA review grants awarded to states and high-risk urban areas at least every two years and requires that recipients submit annual reports on the use of funds awarded under sections 2003 or 2004 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 604, 605, respectively). Section 2022 also provides DHS the authority to have full access to information regarding activities carried out under any grant DHS administers. Additionally, Section 662 of the PostKatrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (PKEMRA), as amended, (Pub. L. 109–295) (6 U.S.C. 762); the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, as amended (Pub. L. 93–288) (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.); the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977, as amended (Pub. L. 95–124) (42 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.); and the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, as amended (Pub. L. 90448) (42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), authorize FEMA to administer the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Program. The primary purpose of the EMPG program is to provide grants to assist SLTT emergency management agencies to implement the National Preparedness System (NPS) and to support the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation. Recipients of funding under this authorization use the GRT to submit biannual progress reports. This proposed information collection previously published in the Federal Register on May 23, 2022, at 87 FR 31253 with a 60 day public comment period. No comments were received. This information collection expired on May 31, 2020. 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: FEMA’s Grants Reporting Tool (GRT). Type of Information Collection: Reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired. OMB Number: 1660–0117. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form FF–207– FY–22–121, Biannual Strategy Implementation Report (BSIR). PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Abstract: The GRT is a web-based reporting system designed to help recipients meet all reporting requirements as identified in the grant guidance of FEMA’s portfolio of preparedness grants sponsored by the agency’s Grant Programs Directorate (GPD). The information enables FEMA to evaluate applications and make award decisions, monitor ongoing performance, and manage the flow of Federal funds, and to appropriately close out grants. GRT supports the information collection needs of each grant program processed in the system. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 81. Estimated Number of Responses: 162. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,471. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $111,442. Estimated Respondents’ Operation and Maintenance Costs: $0. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: $0. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $1,259,210. 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 192 (Wednesday, October 5, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60407-60408]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2022-0015; OMB No. 1660-0117]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; FEMA's Grants Reporting Tool (GRT)

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

ACTION: 30-Day notice of reinstatement 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 
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

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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 November 4, 2022.

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 
Jennifer Garza, Acting Senior Advisor, [email protected] or 
(202) 786-9602.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Grants Reporting Tool (GRT) is a web-
based reporting system designed to help State Administrative Agencies 
(SAAs) meet all reporting requirements as identified in the grant 
guidance of FEMA's portfolio of preparedness grants managed by the 
FEMA's Grant Programs Directorate (GPD).
    Title 2 CFR, part 200 (Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost 
Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards), establishes 
uniform administrative rules for assistance awards and subawards to 
state, local, tribal and territorial (SLTT) governments. FEMA 
determined that it is necessary to automate the grant reporting process 
to have consistent implementation of FEMA grant administration policies 
to reduce duplicative and tedious data entry, to measure preparedness 
gains more effectively, and to streamline application submission and 
management for recipients and subrecipients.
    Title XX of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 authorizes the 
Secretary of Homeland Security, acting through the FEMA Administrator, 
to provide grants to assist SLTT governments in preventing, preparing 
for, protecting against, and responding to acts of terrorism. 
Recipients use the GRT to submit annual investment justifications and 
biannual progress reports. Further, section 2022 of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 612) mandates that FEMA review grants 
awarded to states and high-risk urban areas at least every two years 
and requires that recipients submit annual reports on the use of funds 
awarded under sections 2003 or 2004 of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 604, 605, respectively). Section 2022 also provides DHS 
the authority to have full access to information regarding activities 
carried out under any grant DHS administers.
    Additionally, Section 662 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management 
Reform Act of 2006 (PKEMRA), as amended, (Pub. L. 109-295) (6 U.S.C. 
762); the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance 
Act, as amended (Pub. L. 93-288) (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.); the 
Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977, as amended (Pub. L. 95-124) 
(42 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.); and the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, 
as amended (Pub. L. 90448) (42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), authorize FEMA to 
administer the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Program. 
The primary purpose of the EMPG program is to provide grants to assist 
SLTT emergency management agencies to implement the National 
Preparedness System (NPS) and to support the National Preparedness Goal 
of a secure and resilient nation. Recipients of funding under this 
authorization use the GRT to submit biannual progress reports.
    This proposed information collection previously published in the 
Federal Register on May 23, 2022, at 87 FR 31253 with a 60 day public 
comment period. No comments were received. This information collection 
expired on May 31, 2020. 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: FEMA's Grants Reporting Tool (GRT).
    Type of Information Collection: Reinstatement, without change, of a 
previously approved collection for which approval has expired.
    OMB Number: 1660-0117.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form FF-207-FY-22-121, Biannual Strategy 
Implementation Report (BSIR).
    Abstract: The GRT is a web-based reporting system designed to help 
recipients meet all reporting requirements as identified in the grant 
guidance of FEMA's portfolio of preparedness grants sponsored by the 
agency's Grant Programs Directorate (GPD). The information enables FEMA 
to evaluate applications and make award decisions, monitor ongoing 
performance, and manage the flow of Federal funds, and to appropriately 
close out grants. GRT supports the information collection needs of each 
grant program processed in the system.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 81.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 162.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,471.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $111,442.
    Estimated Respondents' Operation and Maintenance Costs: $0.
    Estimated Respondents' Capital and Start-Up Costs: $0.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $1,259,210.

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.
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