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

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Notice and request for comments.


The Federal Emergency Management Agency has submitted the following proposed information collection to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3507).

Title: The Federal Emergency Management Agency/Federal Insurance Administration's Cover America II Project.

Type of Information Collection: Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired.

OMB Number: 3067-0267.

Abstract: FEMA/Federal Insurance Administration will conduct research with consumers, business-owners and insurance agents to (1) establish flood insurance in the minds of consumers as the best method for recovering from flood damage, (2) promote flood insurance as must-have protection that is easily available and relatively inexpensive; and (3) stimulate demand for flood insurance by linking it to strong positive motivators, such as peace of mind and financial security.

Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or Other For-Profit, Not For-Profit Institutions and State, Local or Tribal Government.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,082.

FY 2000Number of respondentsResponse frequencyBurden per respondentTotal burden hours
Quantitative Tracking—Time I1,200 Consumers 300 Agents125500 Consumers. 250 Agents.
Quantitative Tracking—Time II1,200 Consumers 300 Agents125500 Consumers. 250 Agents.
Satisfaction with Flood900 Consumers120300 Consumers.
Insurance Program Study (once a year)300 Agents 10 WYOs100 Agents. 3 WYOs.
Stage I—Preliminary Advertising Development among Consumers801120160.
Stage II—Evaluation of Agent Advertising2001120400.
Lender Survey—Time I300220100.
Lender Survey—Time II300220100.
Radio Test (Pre Ad Implementation200410133.
Radio Test (Post Ad Implementation200410133.
Insurance Agents' Satisfaction with NFIP Co-op Advertising Program700110117.
After the Flood Contest—Agents250160250.
After the Flood Contest—Consumers2501521.
National Flood Insurance Leads Application Form4481215.

Cost to Respondents: $10,026,000.

Cost to Federal Government: $1,153,187,000.


Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Desk Officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503 within 30 days of the date of this notice.

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Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Muriel B. Anderson, FEMA Information Collections Officer, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Room 316, Start Printed Page 26205Washington, DC 20472. Telephone number (202) 646-2625. FAX (202) 646-3524 or email

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Virginia Akers,

Acting Director, Program Services Division, Operations Support Directorate.

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[FR Doc. 00-11262 Filed 5-4-00; 8:45 am]