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2010 Information Bulletins

The purpose of this Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) Information Bulletins (IB) section is to provide access to GPD Information Bulletins released in 2010.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 341: Federal Emergency Management Agency's Assessment of Fiscal Year 2008 Disbursements

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2009, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) completed its assessment of FY 2008 disbursements, as required by the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 (P.L. 107–300). In accordance with guidance prescribed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the head of each agency must annually review all programs and activities that it administers and identify all such programs and activities that may be susceptible to significant erroneous payments.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 343: Interim Guidance for Ports, Facilities and Vessels on Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Projects Funded through the Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) and the Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)

This Information Bulletin (IB) provides guidance to Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) and Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) grantees and sub-grantees that have received funding for the installation and operation of TWIC readers, networks, and support systems in their port area(s), facility(ies), and vessel(s).

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 344: Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Grant Programs Allocation Announcement

The Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) and National Preparedness Directorate (NPD) within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are pleased to announce final FY 2010 grant allocations for the following grant programs:

- Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)

- State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)

- Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI)

- Operation Stonegarden (OPSG)

- Metropolitan Medical Response System (MMRS)

- Citizen Corps Program (CCP)

 Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP)

 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)

 Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program (RCPGP)

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 345: Grant Programs Directorate Programmatic Environmental Assessment

This Information Bulletin (IB) is intended to provide grantees with information concerning the recently finalized Grant Programs Directorate’s (GPD) Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA), and its impact on Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) compliance requirements. This IB augments IB #329 and provides further guidance on the GPD EHP review process.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 346: Port Security Grant Program Allowable Costs for Seafarers and Shore Staff/Support

Effective immediately, funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 Supplemental through FY 2010 Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) awards may be utilized to fund projects that will ensure the secure and safe transit of seafarers and shore staff/support [who are not eligible for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)] to and from the vessel while at a Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) regulated facility.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 347: Fiscal Year 2010 Port Security Grant Program Adjusted Allocations for the “All Other Port Areas” Group

On May 13, 2010, the Grant Programs Directorate announced final allocations under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) in Information Bulletin (IB) No. 342. This IB updates several FY 2010 PSGP allocations for the All Other Port Areas group originally contained in IB No. 342.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 348: Clarification of Supplanting Prohibitions in Information Bulletin (IB) #336
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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 349: Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 (IPIA), Public Law No. 107-300

There have been a number of changes and new requirements within the Federal Government in the areas of fiscal accountability, management, and transparency to ensure and demonstrate that controls are in place to protect the integrity and use of Federal dollars. One of the laws in place to regulate compliance is the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 (IPIA), Public Law No: 107-300

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 350: The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (FFTA) or Transparency Act - P.L. 109-282, as amended by section 6202(a) of P.L. 110-252

The purpose of this bulletin is to help clarify requirements under the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (FFATA) (P.L.109-282), as amended by Section 6202(a) of the Government Funding Transparency Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-252).

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