[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 165 (Monday, August 25, 2008)]
[Page 50050]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-19606]



Federal Emergency Management Agency

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

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice; 30-day notice and request for comments New Collection, 
FEMA Form 142-1-1.


SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted 
the following information collection to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) 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.

Collection of Information

    Title: Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Inventory 
and Evaluation Survey.
    OMB Number: 1660-NW40.
    Abstract: FEMA will be conducting an inventory, evaluation and 
assessment of the capabilities of Federal, State, local, and tribal 
government alert and warning systems. The IPAWS Inventory and 
Evaluation Survey will collect data that will facilitate the 
integration of public alert and warning systems. It will also reduce 
Federal planning costs by leveraging existing State systems.
    Affected Public: State, local or tribal government.
    Number of Respondents: 1,932.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 9,660.
    Frequency of Response: Once annually.
Comments: Interested persons are invited to 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 Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, and sent via electronic mail to 
[email protected] or faxed to (202) 395-6974. Comments must 
be submitted on or before September 24, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection should be made to Director, 
Records Management Division, 500 C Street, SW., Drop Box Room 301, 
Washington, DC 20472, facsimile number (202) 646-3347, or e-mail 
address [email protected].

    Dated: August 15, 2008.
John A. Sharetts-Sullivan,
Director, Records Management Division, Office of Management and Budget, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E8-19606 Filed 8-22-08; 8:45 am]