[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 250 (Wednesday, December 31, 1997)]
[Pages 68267-68268]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-33977]



Office of the Secretary

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.


    The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the 
following proposal for collection of information under the provisions 
of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Domestic Preparedness 
Hotline User Survey; No Form; OMB Number 0702-[to be determined].
    Type of Request: New Collection.
    Number of Respondents: 600.
    Responses Per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 600.
    Average Burden Per Response: 15 minutes.
    Annual Burden Hours: 150.
    Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary 
to obtain information from users regarding the features of a hotline 
for reporting instances of chemical, biological, or weapons of mass 
destruction. Respondents are firefighters, hazardous materials 
responders, emergency medical services, and emergency planners/managers 
from 150 metropolitan areas in the U.S. They are the intended hotline 
user group. The purpose of this information collection is to obtain 
input from this user group on the features they would like to have 
incorporated into a hotline for reporting emergencies of a chemical, 
biological, or weapons of mass destruction nature.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Frequency: One time.
    Respondent Obligation: Voluntary.
    OMB Desk Officer: Mr. Edward C. Springer.
    Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information 
collection should be sent to Mr. Springer at the Office of Management 
and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Building, 
Washington, DC 20503.
    DOD Clearance Officer: Mr. Robert Cushing.
    Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal 
should be sent to Mr. Cushing, WHS/DIOR,

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1215 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 1204, Arlington, VA 22202-4302.

    Dated: December 2, 1997.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 97-33977 Filed 12-30-97; 8:45 am]