[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 18 (Friday, January 28, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 4137]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-1571]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and 
Response Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: 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 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35). 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: Emergency Management Institute Follow-up Evaluation Survey.
    OMB Number: 1660-0044.
    Abstract: FEMA Form 95-56 is a continuous self-assessment 
qualitative tool used to identify trainees' knowledge and skills gained 
through emergency management-related courses and the extent to which 
they have been beneficial and applicable in the conduct of their 
official positions. The information collected is primarily used to 
review course content and offerings for program planning and management 
purposes. Results are combined with other program metrics to document 
performance per GPRA mandates.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; State, local or tribal 
governments.
    Number of Respondents: 2,300.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: FEMA Form 95-56, 15 minutes; 
Students participating in pilot testing for electronic version of FEMA 
Form 95-56, 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 600.
    Frequency of Response: One per course.

COMMENTS: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs at OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department 
of Homeland Security/FEMA, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20503, or facsimile number (202) 395-7285. Comments 
must be submitted on or before February 28, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection should be made to Muriel B. 
Anderson, Section Chief, Records Management, FEMA at 500 C Street, SW., 
Room 316, Washington, DC 20472, facsimile number (202) 646-3347, or e-
mail address FEMA-Information-Collections@dhs.gov.

    Dated: January 21, 2005.
Edward W. Kernan,
Branch Chief, Information Resources Management Branch, Information 
Technology Services Division.
[FR Doc. 05-1571 Filed 1-27-05; 8:45 am]
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