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

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Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.


Notice and request for comments.


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. 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: Reimbursement for Cost of Fighting Fire on Federal Property.

OMB Number: 1660-0014.

Abstract: The [1] Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director; the Administrator of the United States Fire Administration (USFA); and the United States Treasury will use the information to ensure proper expenditure of Federal funds. Once a claim is received, a copy of FEMA determination and the claim is forwarded to the Treasury Department. The Treasury Department will pay for fire services or its parent jurisdiction for any moneys in the treasurer subject to reimbursement, to the Federal department or agency under whose jurisdiction the fire occurred.

Affected Public: Federal Government, and State, Local or Tribal Government.

Number of Respondents: 4.

Estimated Time per Respondent: 1.5.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 24 hours.

Frequency of Response: On Occasion.

Comments: 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, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, or facsimile number (202) 395-7285. Comments must be submitted on or before April 24, 2006.

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Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Chief, Records Start Printed Page 14936Management, FEMA, 500 C Street, SW., Room 316, Washington, DC 20472, facsimile number (202) 646-3347, or e-mail address

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Dated: March 17, 2006.

Darcy Bingham,

Branch Chief, Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division.

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1.  The Reimbursement for Cost of Fighting Fire on Federal Property program is currently being transferred to the newly created U.S. Fire Administration of the Department of Homeland Security. During this transition FEMA, also part of the Department of Homeland Security, will continue to support this program as the new Directorate stands up. Ultimately this data collection will be transferred to the Preparedness Directorate.

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[FR Doc. E6-4293 Filed 3-23-06; 8:45 am]