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National Protection and Programs Directorate; User Account Creation-Risk Self Assessment Tool (R-SAT)

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National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.


60-Day Notice and request for comments; new information collection request, 1670-NEW.


The Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Start Printed Page 47013Programs Directorate, has submitted the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).


Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until November 13, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1.


Comments and questions about this Information Collection Request should be forwarded to (Amanda Norman, Program Analyst, DHS/NPPD/IP/IICD)

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In order to identify and assess the vulnerabilities and risks pertaining to a specific public assembly venue, such as a stadium or arena, owner-operators and/or security managers often volunteer to conduct an R-SAT assessment. The requested user information is necessary in order to establish a user account for individuals so that they are able to access the system and conduct the assessment. To establish a user account, the user will need to provide their name, contact information, and venue information, which will be used to set-up the account.

The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments which:

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 other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses.


Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate.

Title: User Account Creation—Risk Self Assessment Tool (R-SAT).

DHS Form: Not Applicable.

OMB Number: 1670—NEW.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.

Number of Respondents: 200.

Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 minutes (0.08 hours).

Total Burden Hours: 17 annual burden hours.

Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00.

Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $0.00.

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Thomas Chase Garwood, III,

Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.

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[FR Doc. E9-22057 Filed 9-11-09; 8:45 am]