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Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, OMB No. 1660-NEW; FEMA Preparedness Grants: Operation Stonegarden (OPSG)

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Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.


Notice; 30-day notice and request for comments; new information collection; OMB No. 1660-NEW; FEMA Form 089-16, OPSG Operations Order Report; FEMA Form 089-20, Operations Order Prioritization.


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 the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.


Comments must be submitted on or before April 22, 2010.


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) 395-5806.

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Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Office of Records Management, 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: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Operation Stonegarden (OPSG).

Type of information collection: New information collection.

OMB Number: 1660-NEW.

Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 089-16, OPSG Operations Order Report; FEMA Form 089-20, Operations Order Prioritization. The form titles have changed since publication of the 60-day Federal Register Notice at 74 FR 59210, Nov. 17, 2009.

Abstract: The Operation Stonegarden grant is an important tool among a comprehensive set of measures to help strengthen the Nation against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks. FEMA uses the information to evaluate applicants' familiarity with the national preparedness architecture and identify how elements of this architecture have been incorporated into regional/State/local planning, operations, and investments. The grant provides funding to designated localities to enhance cooperation and coordination between Federal, State, local, and Tribal law enforcement agencies in a joint mission to secure the U.S. borders along routes of ingress from International borders to include travel corridors in States bordering Mexico and Canada, as well as States and Start Printed Page 13774territories with international water borders.

Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 39.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Average Hour Burden per Respondent: 642 hours.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 25,038 hours.

Estimated Cost: There is no annual reporting or recordkeeping costs associated with this collection.

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Dated: March 16, 2010.

Larry Gray,

Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.

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[FR Doc. 2010-6353 Filed 3-22-10; 8:45 am]