[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 92 (Friday, May 11, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27713-27714]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-11386]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of 
information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
    Title: Feedback Survey for Semi-Annual Tsunami Warning 
Communications Test.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0539.
    Form Number(s): NA.
    Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a current 
information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 300.
    Average Hours per Response: 5 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 25.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a current 
information collection.
    This information collection supports the Tsunami Warning and 
Education Act, Public Law 109-424. To assess the effectiveness of NOAA/
National Weather Service's (NWS) Tsunami Warning System, this survey is 
needed to gather specific feedback information following testing of the 
associated NWS communications systems. The tests are conducted 
annually, in March/April and again in September. Post-test feedback 
information will be requested from emergency managers, the media, law 
enforcement officials, local government agencies/officials, and the 
general public. The responses will be solicited for a limited period 
immediately following completion of the tests, not to exceed seven 
days. This will be a Web-based survey and will allow for efficient 
collection of information regarding the effectiveness of the Tsunami 
Warning System.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, state, local and tribal 
governments.
    Frequency: Semi-annually.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    OMB Desk Officer: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.
    Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained 
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calling or writing Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance 
Officer, (202) 482-0336, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at 
JJessup@doc.gov).
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.

    Dated: May 8, 2012.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-11386 Filed 5-10-12; 8:45 am]
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