[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 165 (Tuesday, August 26, 2014)]
[Pages 50925-50926]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20319]



Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2014-0017; OMB No. 1660-0085]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training 

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the 
information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and 
Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe 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 the actual data collection 
instruments FEMA will use.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 25, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the proposed information 
collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office 
of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the Desk 
Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, and sent via electronic mail to 
[email protected] or faxed to (202) 395-5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection should be made to Director, 
Records Management Division, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472-
3100, facsimile number (202) 212-4701, or email address [email protected].

    Unauthorized Use of Draft Immediate Services Program (ISP) 
Application: During April 2014, FEMA used the draft version of the ISP 
application to evaluate whether the State of Washington needed the ISP 
portion of the Crisis Counseling Program for the Washington State 
mudslides that occurred on March 22, 2014. Washington State was 
approved for the ISP portion of the Crisis Counseling Program and FEMA 
only utilized the ISP draft application during this one incident. FEMA 
will not use the ISP or RSP applications until OMB has approved both 
forms for use. FEMA is disclosing the unauthorized use for transparency 
purposes during the OMB review and approval process.

Collection of Information

    Title: Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program.
    Type of information collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0085.
    Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 003-0-1, Crisis Counseling 
Assistance and Training Program, Immediate Services Program 
Application; FEMA Form 003-0-2, Crisis Counseling Assistance and 
Training Program, Regular Services Program Application; SF-424,

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Application for Federal Assistance; SF-424A, Budget Information for 
Non-Construction Programs; SF-425, Federal Financial Report; HHS 
Checklist/08-2007; HHS Project Performance Site Location Form.
    Abstract: The CCP consists of two grant programs, the Immediate 
Services Program (ISP) and the Regular Services Program (RSP). The ISP 
and the RSP provide supplemental funding to States, U.S. Territories, 
and Federally recognized Tribes following a Presidentially-declared 
disaster. The grant programs provide funding for Training and Services, 
including community outreach, public education, and counseling 
techniques. States are required to submit an application that provides 
information on Needs Assessment, Plan of Service, Program Management, 
and an accompanying Budget.
    Affected Public: State, local, or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 150.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,515 hours.
    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the 
hour burden is $84,476.40. There are no annual costs to respondents 
operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no 
annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is 

    Dated: August 21, 2014.
Charlene D. Myrthil,
Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2014-20319 Filed 8-25-14; 8:45 am]