Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.
FEMA announces a technical correction to 44 CFR 206.435 which was amended in the Federal Register on August 30, 1990, at 55 FR 35532 and again amended on February 26, 2002, at 67 FR 8844. This document corrects a reference made in § 206.435 to the old § 206.434 (b), now paragraph (c).
This document is effective November 10, 2003.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Margaret Lawless, Division Director, FEMA, 500 C Street, SW., Room 417, Washington, DC 20472; 202-646-3027.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
FEMA announces a technical correction to 44 CFR 206.435. The final rule entitled Disaster Assistance; Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (Subpart N) was published on August 30, 1990, at 55 FR 35532. Changes to the rule at § 206.434 were subsequently published on February 26, 2002, at 67 FR 8844. These changes resulted in § 206.434 redesignating Minimum project criteria from paragraph (b) to (c). This correcting amendment changes a reference to the old paragraph (b), to paragraph (c) at § 206.435(b).
Need for Correction
As published, the final regulations contain an error which may prove misleading, and needs to be clarified.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 206
- Administrative practice and procedure
- Disaster assistance
- Grant programs
- Mitigation planning
- Reporting and recordkeeping requirements
Accordingly, 44 CFR part 206 is corrected by making the following correcting amendment:End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 206—FEDERAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR DISASTERS DECLARED ON OR AFTER NOVEMBER 23, 1988End Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for part 206 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
2. Revise the inductory text of paragraph (b) of § 206.435 to read as follows:End Amendment Part
(b) Selection. The State will establish procedures and priorities for the selection of mitigation measures. At a minimum, the criteria must be consistent with the criteria stated in § 206.434(c) and include:
Dated: October 31, 2003.
Michael D. Brown,
Under Secretary, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 03-28167 Filed 11-7-03; 8:45 am]
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