Federal Register: February 5, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 23)
DOCID: fr05fe07-64 FR Doc E7-1768
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Federal Emergency Management Agency
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice and request for comments.
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.
Title: Excess Federal Real Property ProgramPublic Benefit Conveyance Application.
OMB Number: 16600080.
Abstract: General Services Administration (GSA) provides announcements to FEMA and to State, local and Tribal governments concerning available Federal surplus real property for emergency management response use purposes including fire and rescue services. An applicant must notify the disposal agency such as GSA Regional and Headquarters offices, the Department of Defense (DOD) Base Realignment Closure (BRAC) Offices, and FEMA Regional and Headquarters offices of its intent to acquire the property. The notification should occur within 20 days after notification of property availability. States, the District of Columbia, any territory or possession of the United States, or any political subdivision or instrumentality thereof, may apply for the transfer of conveyance of real property for emergency management response use purposes. An applicant must formally submit a completed Excess Federal Real Property Program Application for Public Benefit Conveyances including supporting documentation to FEMA. After receiving this information, FEMA will then determine if the requested excess Federal real property is required for emergency management response use. The application process designed to ensure that the applicant's proposed use of the Federal real property is for emergency management use as an integral part of applicable State, local and Tribal government plans.
Affected Public: State, local or Tribal government.
Number of Respondents:
Annual Burden Hours
Project/activity (survey, Burden hours form(s), focus group, worksheet, Number of Frequency of per Annual Total annual etc.) respondents responses respondent responses burden hours (A) (B) (C) (D) = (AxB) (E) = (CxD) Excess Federal Real Property *15 1 3 15 45 Application....................
Total....................... 15 1 3 15 45
* The burden estimates in the proposed 60day Federal Register notice has been changed to correct the number of
respondents from 1 to 15. This change has increased the total annual burden from 3 to 45 hours. Therefore the estimated cost has been changed from $150 to $2,250.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 3.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 45.
Frequency of Response: Onetime.
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) 3956974. Comments must be submitted on or before March 7, 2007.
Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Requests for additional information or
copies of the information collection should be made to Chief, Records
Management, FEMA, 500 C Street, SW., Room 609, Washington, DC 20472,
facsimile number (202) 6463347, or email address
Dated: January 29, 2007.
John A. SharettsSullivan,
Chief, Records Management and Privacy, Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
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