[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 119 (Wednesday, June 20, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37060-37061]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-15014]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2012-0002]


Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR) Asset Protection 
Technical Assistance Program (CAPTAP) Survey

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: 60-day notice and request for comments; Reinstatement, with 
change, of a previously approved collection: 1670-0011.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection 
and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection 
(IP), Infrastructure Information Collection Division (IICD) will submit 
the following Information Collection Request to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35).

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until August 20, 
2012. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and questions about this Information 
Collection Request should be forwarded to DHS/NPPD/IP/IICD, 245 Murray 
Lane SW., Mailstop 0602, Arlington, VA 20598-0602. Email requests 
should go to Vickie Bovell, Vickie.Bovell@dhs.gov. Written comments 
should reach the contact person listed no later than August 20, 2012. 
Comments must be identified by ``DHS-2012-0002'' and may be submitted 
by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov.
     Email: Include the docket number in the subject line of 
the message.
     Instructions: All submissions received must include the 
words ``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for 
this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at 
http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
provided.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Critical Infrastructure and Key 
Resources (CIKR) Asset Protection Technical Assistance Program (CAPTAP) 
is offered jointly by the NPPD/IP and the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency's National Preparedness Directorate to assist state and local 
first responders, emergency managers, and Homeland Security officials 
with training (classroom and Web-based) to develop comprehensive CIKR 
protection programs in their jurisdictions; provide access to the 
Automated Critical Asset Management System (ACAMS) tools for using CIKR 
asset data, prevention and protection information; and provide training 
and assistance with developing incident response and recovery plans to 
make their communities safe. The data collection survey measures 
participant satisfaction with the training provided through the CAPTAP 
service.
    OMB is particularly interested in comments that:
    1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    2. 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;
    3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    4. 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 
submissions of responses.

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Analysis

    Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and 
Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection, 
Infrastructure Information Collection Division.
    Title: Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR) Asset 
Protection Technical Assistance Program (CAPTAP) Survey.
    OMB Number: 1670-0011.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Federal, state, local first responders, emergency 
managers, and Homeland Security officials.
    Number of Respondents: 700 respondents (estimate).
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Total Burden Hours: 116.69 annual burden hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Recordkeeping Burden: $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $13,145.00.

    Dated: June 12, 2012.
Richard Driggers,
Acting Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs 
Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-15014 Filed 6-19-12; 8:45 am]
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