Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission describes 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 includes the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. This collection was modified during the 60 day comment period to change the type of information collection from an extension, without change, of a currently approved collection, to a revision of a currently approved collection. This change was included to capture the change in burden hour cost to respondents. Title: FEMA Mitigation Success Story Database. OMB Number: 1660-0089. Abstract: FEMA uses the information in the database to document and disseminate first-hand experiences of State, communities, private businesses, and homeowners that incorporate mitigation and flood insurance activities that are cost effective and promote strategic partnerships. By sharing information, communities and individuals can learn about available federal programs to support the implementation of noteworthy local activities. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for- profit, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms, Federal Government, and State, Local or Tribal government. Number of Respondents: 150. Estimated Time per Respondent: 5.5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 563 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Comments: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, and sent via electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (202) 395-6974. Comments must be submitted on or before October 9, 2007.
Minnesota; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Minnesota (FEMA-1717-DR), dated August 23, 2007, and related determinations.
Wisconsin; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Wisconsin (FEMA-1719-DR), dated August 26, 2007, and related determinations.
Ohio; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Ohio (FEMA-1720-DR), dated August 27, 2007, and related determinations.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review; Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee (ASIF) Records Retention
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on May 9, 2007, 72 FR 26417. The collection requires air carriers to retain any and all documents, records, or information related to the amount of the ASIF, including all information applicable to the carrier's calendar year 2000 security costs and information reasonably necessary to complete an audit.
Science and Technology Directorate; Submission for Review; New Information Collection Request for Support of SBIR/STTR Company Registration Form, Research Topic Recommendation Form, Ask a Question Form, Collaboration Opportunity Form, Reviewer Opportunity Form, E-mail Mailing List Signup Form, E-mail Mailing List Removal Form, Proposal Coversheet Form, Cost Proposal Form
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites interested persons to comment on the following forms for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program: Company Registration (DHS FORM 10022), Research Topic Recommendation (DHS FORM 10018), Ask a Question (DHS FORM 10020), Collaboration Opportunity (DHS FORM 10021), Reviewer Opportunity (DHS FORM 10019), E-mail Mailing List Signup (DHS FORM 10016), E-mail Mailing List Removal (DHS FORM 10024), Proposal Coversheet (DHS FORM 10017), Cost Proposal (DHS FORM 10023) forms and instructions (hereinafter ``Forms Package'') designed to collect proposal information from small businesses through the SBIR Web site. This notice and request for comments is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35).
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
On Tuesday, July 24, 2007, the Coast Guard published its intent to hold meetings of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee. This supplemental notice makes an addition to the previous one.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Norwalk River, Norwalk, CT
The Coast Guard has changed the drawbridge operation regulations that govern the operation of the Washington Street S136 Bridge at mile 0.0, across the Norwalk River, Norwalk, Connecticut. This final rule allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate the annual Norwalk River Fun Run held on the first Saturday in December, with a rain date for the next day in the event of inclement weather. This final rule is necessary for the safety of the race participants and to facilitate the running of the annual Fun Run Race.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Meeting
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC) will conduct a meeting by teleconference on Thursday, September 20, 2007, for the purpose of discussing the committee's comments, recommendations, and responses to a questionnaire designed to inform the development of a preliminary draft of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Biometric Reader Requirements Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. The teleconference will be open to the public.