Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessments, 33511-33512 [E7-11618]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 116 / Monday, June 18, 2007 / Notices Blaine, Brown, Cass, Custer, Gage, Garfield, Jefferson, Johnson, Keya Paha, Knox, Loup, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline, Saunders, and Wheeler Counties for Public Assistance. All counties within the State of Nebraska are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance; 97.048, Individuals and Households Housing; 97.049, Individuals and Households Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, Individuals and Households Program—Other Needs; 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E7–11629 Filed 6–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1707–DR] Oklahoma; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA–1707–DR), dated June 7, 2007, and related determinations. EFFECTIVE DATE: June 7, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated June 7, 2007, the President declared a major disaster under the authority of the Robert T. 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You are authorized to provide Public Assistance in the designated areas, Hazard Mitigation throughout the State, and any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act that you deem appropriate. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. If Other Needs Assistance under Section 408 of the Stafford Act is later requested and warranted, Federal funding under that program will also be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Philip E. 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(The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance; 97.048, Individuals and Households Housing; 97.049, Individuals and Households Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, Individuals and Households Program—Other Needs; 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E7–11662 Filed 6–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33511 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1702–DR] South Dakota; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of South Dakota (FEMA–1702–DR), dated May 22, 2007, and related determinations. EFFECTIVE DATE: June 8, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the incident period for this disaster is closed effective June 8, 2007. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance; 97.048, Individuals and Households Housing; 97.049, Individuals and Households Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, Individuals and Households Program—Other Needs; 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E7–11632 Filed 6–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessments Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1 33512 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 116 / Monday, June 18, 2007 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES review and approval 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 February 14, 2007 (72 FR 7059). The collection involves the submission of information by individuals seeking access to Sensitive Security Information (SSI) for use in civil proceedings in Federal court. DATES: Send your comments by July 18, 2007. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. ADDRESSES: 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 Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security/TSA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joanna Johnson, Communications Branch, Business Management Office, Operational Process and Technology, TSA–32, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202–4220; telephone (571) 227–3651; facsimile (571) 227– 3588. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments Invited In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. The ICR documentation is available at http://www.reginfo.gov. Therefore, in preparation for OMB review and approval of the following information collection, 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 using appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:19 Jun 15, 2007 Jkt 211001 collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Information Collection Requirement Title: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessments. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–0042. Forms(s): Security Threat Assessment Application. Affected Public: Individuals seeking access to Sensitive Security Information (SSI) for use in civil proceedings in Federal court. Abstract: TSA is seeking to renew this control number for the maximum threeyear period in order to continue compliance with sec. 525 of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 (DHS Appropriations Act), and to continue the process TSA developed whereby a party seeking access to SSI in a civil proceeding in federal court that demonstrates a substantial need of relevant SSI in the preparation of the party’s case, and that the party is unable without undue hardship to obtain the substantial equivalent of the information by other means, may request that the party or party’s representative be granted conditional access to the SSI at issue in the case. Additionally, court reporters that are required to record or transcribe testimony containing specific SSI and do not have a current clearance required for access to classified national security information as defined by E.O. 12958 will need to request to be granted access to SSI. TSA will use the information collected to conduct the threat assessment for the purpose of determining whether the provision of such access to the information for the proceeding presents a risk of harm to the nation. The results of the threat assessment will be used to make a final determination on whether the individual may be granted access to the SSI at issue in the case. Number of Respondents: 180. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 180 hours annually. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on June 11, 2007. Fran Lozito, Director, Business Management Office, Operational Process and Technology. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 116 (Monday, June 18, 2007)]
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[FR Doc No: E7-11618]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB 
Review: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessments

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security 
Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request 
(ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for

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review and approval 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 
February 14, 2007 (72 FR 7059). The collection involves the submission 
of information by individuals seeking access to Sensitive Security 
Information (SSI) for use in civil proceedings in Federal court.

DATES: Send your comments by July 18, 2007. A comment to OMB is most 
effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication.

ADDRESSES: 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 Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Homeland 
Security/TSA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_
submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joanna Johnson, Communications Branch, 
Business Management Office, Operational Process and Technology, TSA-32, 
Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, 
Arlington, VA 22202-4220; telephone (571) 227-3651; facsimile (571) 
227-3588.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments Invited

    In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 
3501 et seq.), an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is 
not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it 
displays a valid OMB control number. The ICR documentation is available 
at http://www.reginfo.gov. Therefore, in preparation for OMB review and 
approval of the following information collection, 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 using appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology.

Information Collection Requirement

    Title: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessments.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    OMB Control Number: 1652-0042.
    Forms(s): Security Threat Assessment Application.
    Affected Public: Individuals seeking access to Sensitive Security 
Information (SSI) for use in civil proceedings in Federal court.
    Abstract: TSA is seeking to renew this control number for the 
maximum three-year period in order to continue compliance with sec. 525 
of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 (DHS 
Appropriations Act), and to continue the process TSA developed whereby 
a party seeking access to SSI in a civil proceeding in federal court 
that demonstrates a substantial need of relevant SSI in the preparation 
of the party's case, and that the party is unable without undue 
hardship to obtain the substantial equivalent of the information by 
other means, may request that the party or party's representative be 
granted conditional access to the SSI at issue in the case. 
Additionally, court reporters that are required to record or transcribe 
testimony containing specific SSI and do not have a current clearance 
required for access to classified national security information as 
defined by E.O. 12958 will need to request to be granted access to SSI. 
TSA will use the information collected to conduct the threat assessment 
for the purpose of determining whether the provision of such access to 
the information for the proceeding presents a risk of harm to the 
nation. The results of the threat assessment will be used to make a 
final determination on whether the individual may be granted access to 
the SSI at issue in the case.
    Number of Respondents: 180.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 180 hours annually.

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on June 11, 2007.
Fran Lozito,
Director, Business Management Office, Operational Process and 
Technology.
[FR Doc. E7-11618 Filed 6-15-07; 8:45 am]
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