[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 204 (Tuesday, October 22, 2002)]
[Page 64900]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-26798]



Proposed Policy Guidance for Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, 
Utility, and Integrity of Public Information Disseminated or Used by 
the Federal Emergency Management Agency

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency.

ACTION: Notice of availability of final policy guidelines.


SUMMARY: Section 515 of the Treasury and General Government 
Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001, Pub. L. 106-544 (``Section 
515'') requires all agencies to issue guidelines ensuring and 
maximizing the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of the 
information that they disseminate or use to promulgate regulations, 
standards, or program requirements. The Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) requires agencies to post their final guidelines on their web 
sites by October 1, 2002. Agencies are also required to publish notices 
of the availability of their final guidelines in the Federal Register. 
Accordingly, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is 
publishing notice of the availability of the final policy guidelines 
for Section 515 on the FEMA web site: http://www.FEMA.gov/library/.

DATES: This notice is effective October 1, 2002.

ADDRESSES: Please send written comments to the Rules Docket Clerk, 
Office of General Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C 
Street, SW., Room 840, Washington, DC 20472, (facsimile) 202-646-4536, 
or (e-mail) [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Erickson, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, Information Technology Services Directorate, 500 C 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, 202-646-2842 or e-mail 
[email protected].

    Dated: October 15, 2002.
Rose Parkes,
Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 02-26798 Filed 10-21-02; 8:45 am]