National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection, DHS.
30-Day Notice and request for comments.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public and other federal agencies the opportunity to comment on new information collection request 1670-NEW, Protected Critical Infrastructure Information (PCII) Program Survey. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104-106), DHS is soliciting comments for this collection. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 28, 2008 at 73 FR 16696 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received on this existing information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until July 3, 2008. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1.
Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS or sent via electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (202) 395-6974.Start Further Info
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A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS or via electronic mail to email@example.com.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that:
1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or Start Printed Page 31705other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses.
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Infrastructure Protection.
Title: Protected Critical Infrastructure Information (PCII) Program Survey.
OMB Number: 1670-NEW.
Affected Public: Federal, State, local, and tribal government employees and associated government contractors.
Number of Respondents: 400 per year.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 8 minutes.
Total Burden Hours: 53 hours.
Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.
Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): None.
Description: The Protected Critical Infrastructure Information (PCII) Program Office (PO) uses the PCII program customer survey to determine levels of customers' satisfaction with PCII Officer and Authorized User training. The survey supports data-based decision-making because it evaluates quantitative and qualitative data to identify improvements and identify significant issues based on customers' experience. Obtaining current fact-based actionable data about training allows the program to recalibrate its resources to address new or emerging issues.Start Signature
Dated: May 27, 2008.
Acting Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E8-12264 Filed 6-2-08; 8:45 am]
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