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Download as PDF 16298 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 60 / Wednesday, March 30, 2005 / Notices evaluation of the effectiveness of new and unique PFD designs. ($495,034) Carbon Monoxide Research: Under a Memorandum of Agreement between the Office of Boating Safety and the Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Public Health Service, Federal Occupational Health Program, funding was provided to continue investigation into identifying and classifying additional recreational boating carbon monoxide related deaths and injuries. ($100,000) Fuel Cell Development: Funding was provided to explore the possibility of transferring fuel cell technology from land based units to marine propulsion use. ($225,000) Recreational Boating Safety (RBS) Outreach Program: Funding was provided for this program which provides full marketing, media, public information, and program strategy support to the RBS effort. The goal is to coordinate the RBS outreach campaigns some of which include: National Boating Under the Influence Campaign (BUI), You’re in Command, PFD Wear, Vessel Safety Check Program (VSC), Boating Safety Education Courses, and other recreational boating safety issues on an as needed basis. ($1,640,000) Personnel Support: Funding was provided for personnel to support the development of new regulations, to support new contracting activities associated with the additional funding, and to monitor and manage the contracts awarded. ($437,769) A total of $20,844,160 of the $25,000,000 made available to the Coast Guard through annual transfers of $5 million in fiscal years 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 has been committed, obligated or expended as of September 30, 2003. Of the $5 million made available to the Coast Guard in fiscal year 2004, $3,618,119 has been committed, obligated or expended and an additional $1,437,134 of prior fiscal year funds has been committed, obligated or expended, as of September 30, 2004. Therefore, a total of $25,899,413 of the $30,000,000 made available to the Coast Guard through annual transfers of $5 million in fiscal years 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 has been committed, obligated or expended as of September 30, 2004. Dated: March 24, 2005. James W. Underwood, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Operations Policy. [FR Doc. 05–6308 Filed 3–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P VerDate jul<14>2003 15:07 Mar 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements: Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review; Flight Training for Aliens and Other Designated Individuals; Security Awareness Training for Flight School Employees Transportation Security Administration (TSA), DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces that TSA has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on November 26, 2004, 69 FR 68952. DATES: Send your comments by April 29, 2005. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. ADDRESSES: Comments may be faxed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: DHS–TSA Desk Officer, at (202) 395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katrina Wawer, Information Collection Specialist, Office of Transportation Security Policy, TSA–9, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202–4220; telephone (571) 227–1995; facsimile (571) 227–2594. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Title: Flight Training for Aliens and Other Designated Individuals; Security Awareness Training for Flight School Employees. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–0021. Forms(s): NA. Affected Public: Flight Schools, Candidates for Flight Training, and Flight School Employees. Abstract: TSA requires FAA-endorsed flight schools to notify TSA when aliens or other individuals designated by TSA apply for flight training, and to provide certain identifying and training PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information to TSA when for aliens and other individuals designated by TSA who apply for recurrent training, in accordance with 49 CFR part 1552 (69 FR 56324, September 20, 2004). TSA also has established standards relating to the security threat assessments TSA will conduct to determine whether such individuals are a threat to aviation or national security, and thus prohibited from receiving flight training. Finally, TSA has established standards relating to security awareness training for certain flight school employees, to include keeping records of all such training. Number of Respondents: 23,000. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 342,000 hours annually. TSA is soliciting comments to— (1) Evaluate whether the proposed information requirement is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on March 24, 2005. Lisa S. Dean, Privacy Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements: Agency 
Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review; Flight Training for 
Aliens and Other Designated Individuals; Security Awareness Training 
for Flight School Employees

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration (TSA), DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that TSA has forwarded the Information 
Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance of an extension of the 
currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The 
ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected 
burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment 
period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information 
on November 26, 2004, 69 FR 68952.

DATES: Send your comments by April 29, 2005. A comment to OMB is most 
effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be faxed to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: DHS-TSA 
Desk Officer, at (202) 395-5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katrina Wawer, Information Collection 
Specialist, Office of Transportation Security Policy, TSA-9, 
Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, 
Arlington, VA 22202-4220; telephone (571) 227-1995; facsimile (571) 
227-2594.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

    Title: Flight Training for Aliens and Other Designated Individuals; 
Security Awareness Training for Flight School Employees.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    OMB Control Number: 1652-0021.
    Forms(s): NA.
    Affected Public: Flight Schools, Candidates for Flight Training, 
and Flight School Employees.
    Abstract: TSA requires FAA-endorsed flight schools to notify TSA 
when aliens or other individuals designated by TSA apply for flight 
training, and to provide certain identifying and training information 
to TSA when for aliens and other individuals designated by TSA who 
apply for recurrent training, in accordance with 49 CFR part 1552 (69 
FR 56324, September 20, 2004). TSA also has established standards 
relating to the security threat assessments TSA will conduct to 
determine whether such individuals are a threat to aviation or national 
security, and thus prohibited from receiving flight training. Finally, 
TSA has established standards relating to security awareness training 
for certain flight school employees, to include keeping records of all 
such training.
    Number of Respondents: 23,000.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 342,000 hours annually.
    TSA is soliciting comments to--
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed information requirement is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on March 24, 2005.
Lisa S. Dean,
Privacy Officer.
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