[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 31 (Tuesday, February 17, 2004)]
[Page 7494]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-3337]



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.


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: Building Science & Technology (BS&T) Publications Customer 
Satisfaction Research.
    OMB Number: 1660-New.
    Abstract: Under the mandates of Executive Order 12862, this 
research project evaluates customer satisfaction with FEMA's BS&T 
Publications and obtains information on how the publications are used, 
their impact on building safety and on reducing damage caused by 
natural and man-made disasters. The study also establishes a baseline 
for tracking customer satisfaction over time, and provides benchmark 
data for program planning and management.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-
profit, Not-for-profit institutions, Federal Government, and State, 
local or tribal government.
    Number of Respondents: 1,438.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: Completion of survey responses is 
estimated at between 8 to 10 minutes per respondent and 6 hours for 
selective voluntary participation in follow-up focus group sessions.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 496 hours.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.


    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 at e-mail address [email protected] or 
facsimile number (202) 395-7285. Comments must be submitted on or 
before March 18, 2004. In addition, interested persons may also send 
comments to FEMA (see contact information below).

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

    Dated: February 5, 2004.
Edward W. Kernan,
Division Director, Information Resources Management Division, 
Information Technology Services Directorate.
[FR Doc. 04-3337 Filed 2-13-04; 8:45 am]