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

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Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.


Notice; 30-day notice and request for comments; revision of a currently approved information collection; OMB No. 1660-0070; FEMA Form 75-100, National Fire Department Census.


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted 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 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.


Comments must be submitted on or before April 13, 2009.


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 or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

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Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Records Management Division, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 20598-3005, facsimile number (202) 646-3347, or e-mail address

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Collection of Information

Title: National Fire Department Census.

Type of information collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection.

OMB Number: OMB No. 1660-0070.

Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 75-100, National Fire Department Census.

Abstract: This collection seeks to identify fire departments in the U.S. to compile a database related to demographics, capabilities, and activities. The database will be used to guide programmatic decisions and provide information to the public.

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

Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,000.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Average Hour Burden per Respondent: .42 hours.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,667 burden hours.

Estimated Cost: $65,550.00.

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Larry Gray,

Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.

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[FR Doc. E9-5544 Filed 3-12-09; 8:45 am]