TSA's Migration to the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS), 55797-55799 [E7-19277]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 189 / Monday, October 1, 2007 / Notices been changed only to incorporate the Letters of Map Change issued before the effective date; and (2) those panels for which a Flood Insurance Rate Map is produced for the first time, resulting only in changes to flood insurance and floodplain management requirements in the affected community. Future notices of changes to NFIP maps will be made available approximately every 6 months. Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590; telephone number: (202) 493–0402; fax number (202) 493–2251; e-mail address: renee.wright@dot.gov. TSA: Marisa Mullen, Docket Liaison, Office of the Chief Counsel, TSA–2, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202– 4220; telephone (571) 227–2706. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 13, 2007. David I. Maurstad, Federal Insurance Administrator of the National Flood Insurance Program, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E7–19296 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] Background BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration TSA’s Migration to the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announces the migration of data and a service disruption to our automated public dockets, now managed by the Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Docket Management System (DMS). Effective September 30, 2007, DOT’s DMS electronic dockets will be replaced by the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS), a government-wide, electronic docket management system. In preparation for the data migration from DMS to FDMS, effective Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 5 p.m., DOT’s DMS will no longer accept electronic comments/submissions. DOT will continue to accept, as well as process, faxed and other paper documents after the migration to FDMS. On Monday, October 1, 2007, FDMS will begin accepting electronic submissions for all currently open DMS dockets, including open TSA dockets. Between October 1 and October 31, closed DMS dockets will still be accessible through the DMS Web site. By October 31, the full migration of all electronic dockets currently in DMS is expected to be completed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DOT: Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, Office of Information Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration, Office of the Secretary, M–30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:31 Sep 28, 2007 Jkt 214001 TSA Docket Operations TSA’s official regulatory dockets are currently maintained in electronic form at DOT’s DMS docket facilities at http://www.dms.dot.gov. Although the electronic form of TSA’s dockets will be migrated to FDMS at http:// www.regulations.gov on September 30, 2007, DOT’s DMS will continue to process TSA’s dockets and provide a physical facility and assistance to the public. The DOT Docket Operations facility, equipment, and staff is located on the West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140 at 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Hours for the facility are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket Operations telephone number is (202) 366–9826. Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) FDMS is a major component of the President’s eRulemaking Initiative, which provides easy access to the public dockets maintained by Federal agencies, while streamlining and increasing the efficiency of internal procedures for agencies that did not already have electronic internetaccessible systems. FDMS is designed so that the public has a single point of access to the public dockets across the Federal Government. FDMS offers a standard, online procedure for Federal agencies to handle and process documents. The Initiative reduces costs by eliminating duplicative information systems and technical infrastructures. FDMS is a full-featured electronic docket management system that gives Federal personnel and docket managers the ability to manage their rulemakings, adjudications, and other docketed program activities better. With this system, more than 30 Federal departments and agencies can post documents, supporting materials, and public comments/submissions on the Internet and the public will have a onestop site to search, view, and download documents, as well as to submit comments or other documents to the agency dockets. Although all Federal agencies are required to use FDMS for PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55797 their rulemaking dockets, FDMS will also handle and process public docket materials for other purposes. TSA will use it for all of the material currently docketed in DMS. 1. Accessing and Using FDMS. You may access FDMS on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. You may use FDMS to access available public docket materials online, as well as submit electronic comments or other documents to a particular docket available in FDMS. 2. Searching FDMS. The home screen in FDMS allows you to search and submit comments to open dockets. You may quickly narrow your search parameters for open dockets by agency or department by using the drop down selection lists. If you want to search all open TSA dockets, you should select ‘‘TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION’’ from the drop down list; or if you want all open DHS agency dockets, you should select ‘‘DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY—ALL’’. You may also search for an available public docket or for particular docket material. FDMS provides two basic methods of searching to retrieve dockets and docket materials that are available in the system, as follows: • ‘‘Quick Search’’ to search using a full-text search engine. • ‘‘Advanced Search,’’ which displays various indexed fields, such as the docket name, docket identification number, phase of the action, initiating office, date of issuance, document title, document identification number, type of document, Federal Register reference, CFR citation. You may search each data field in the advanced search independently or in combination with other fields, as desired. Each search yields a simultaneous display of all available information found in FDMS that is relevant to the requested subject or topic. 3. Making Submissions to FDMS. TSA rulemaking documents, notices, and other documents published in the Federal Register will usually identify whether a docket has been established in FDMS. You may also search FDMS to determine if a docket has been established. You may submit comments/ submissions to TSA dockets through FDMS, when a particular docket is open for public submissions, using any one of the following methods: • Electronic. You may submit documents electronically through the online FDMS docket Web site at http://www.regulations.gov. This site is TSA’s preferred method for receiving comments/submissions. Follow the online instructions for submissions. E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 55798 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 189 / Monday, October 1, 2007 / Notices • Mail/Hand-Delivery. You may submit documents by mail or handdelivery to the Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. DOT will scan the submission and post it to FDMS. • Fax. You may fax your submissions to 202–493–2251. DOT will scan the submission and post it to FDMS. 4. Identification of Persons Making a Submission. As with DMS, FDMS is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means TSA will not know your identity, e-mail address, or other contact information unless it is provided in the body of your submission. We recommend that you include your name, mailing address, and an e-mail address or other contact information in the body of your document to ensure that you can be identified as the submitter. This also allows TSA to contact you in the event further information is needed or if there are questions. For example, if TSA cannot read your submission due to technical difficulties and you cannot be contacted, your submission may not be considered. Note that it is TSA’s policy not to edit your submission; all documents received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Therefore, any identifying or contact information provided in the body of a submission will be included in the official public docket, and made available to the public. 5. Confidential and Proprietary Information, and Sensitive Security Information (SSI). Do not submit comments/submissions that include trade secrets, confidential commercial or financial information, or SSI to FDMS. Please make such submissions separately from other comments on a rulemaking. Submissions containing this type of information should be appropriately marked as containing such information and submitted by mail or hand delivery to the Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Upon receipt of such submissions, TSA will not place them in the public docket and will handle them in accordance with applicable safeguards and restrictions on access. TSA will hold them in a separate file to which the public does not have access, and place a note in the public docket that TSA has received such materials from the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:31 Sep 28, 2007 Jkt 214001 commenter. If TSA receives a request to examine or copy this information, TSA will treat it as any other request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 U.S.C. 552) and the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’) FOIA regulation found in 6 CFR part 5. 6. FDMS Privacy Issues. As with DMS, anyone is able to search the electronic form of all submissions entered into any of our dockets in FDMS by the name of the individual submitting the document, or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc. You may review the applicable Privacy Act Statement published in the Federal Register on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477), or you may visit http://DocketsInfo.dot.gov, which will be available by October 1, 2007. 7. FDMS vs. DMS List Serve/Email Notification Capabilities. The capabilities of the DMS ‘‘list serve,’’ called ‘‘email notifications’’ in FDMS, are different. A person may ask to be placed on an e-mail listing to be alerted automatically when activity occurs in specific regulations or dockets of information at the designated frequency (daily, weekly, monthly), without having to manually access the information online. You must re-register and set up your e-mail notification criteria in FDMS to receive these alerts. FDMS will only allow users to sign up for specific regulations or specific dockets. Users will not be able to sign up for categories of dockets, such as all TSA’s rulemakings. Users will also not be able to sign up for the subject areas currently allowed in DMS, for example, Federalism. Some features that were available in DMS will not work in FDMS. For example, the list serve in DMS can search behind the DOT firewall for data necessary to respond to a list serve request; FDMS cannot search behind the DOT firewall. Some reports and other information will be available on http://DocketsInfo.dot.gov. Migration From DMS to FDMS Phased Migration Using a phased approach, all dockets currently contained in DMS will be moved to FDMS. All open TSA dockets (dockets to which TSA or the public may still submit documents or comments) will be available in FDMS on September 30, 2007. Due to the tremendous amount of data to be transferred from DOT’s DMS to FDMS, the migration of the remaining dockets will occur over the month of October and is expected to be completed by October 31, 2007. During this time, DMS will remain online for searching, PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 viewing, and downloading documents in these remaining DOT dockets. Beginning October 1, 2007, any electronic filing to an open docket must go to the FDMS at http:// www.regulations.gov. Until 12 noon on Friday, September 28, 2007, DMS will process all remaining September 27 electronic submissions. DMS will continue to accept, as well as process, faxed and paper documents before and after that date. Documents submitted until 12 noon on Friday, September 28, 2007, will be posted to DMS, and later transferred to FDMS with the rest of the docket. Any faxed or paper submissions received after that time, or not processed by 12 noon Friday, September 28, 2007, will be processed on Monday, October 1 in FDMS. Docket ID Numbers When DOT migrates TSA’s DMS data to FDMS, docket numbers that were assigned in DMS (called legacy numbers), will remain the same in FDMS, and DMS will provide online public access to all existing, legacy dockets in DMS. For example, DMS Docket No. TSA–2002–11602–1 will remain the same in FDMS. The makeup of this docket number is as follows: the agency (TSA), followed by the year the docket was created (2002), then the sequence number automatically assigned upon creation (11602), and lastly the document sequence within this particular docket (1). Any docket opened after September 27, 2007, will receive a docket ID in FDMS format. A TSA Docket ID in FDMS will be formatted as TSA–YYYY– 00XX–00XX (Agency, Year, 4-digit yearly Docket sequence number per agency, 4-digit document sequence number within docket). FDMS Submissions and Docket IDs Currently in DMS, the public may submit comments and other documents, such as applications, petitions, exemptions, waivers, and other documents without knowing the actual docket number. In FDMS, you are not allowed to submit a document without a docket ID. To handle this, DOT Docket Operations will place documents without docket IDs into ‘‘shell dockets’’. A ‘‘shell docket’’ will be a ‘‘catch all’’ for submissions, such as applications, petitions, exemptions, and/or waivers, and data quality without a docket ID. Docket Operations staff will review the documents in the ‘‘shell docket’’ and file them appropriately. However, to assure that submissions are placed in the appropriate FDMS dockets, it is best that each submission include a docket ID. E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 189 / Monday, October 1, 2007 / Notices FDMS Docket Types FDMS dockets are divided into two types, ‘‘Rulemaking’’ and ‘‘NonRulemaking.’’ To review dockets or make submissions, please use the ‘‘Search the Docket’’ tab. Select the department or agency and use the docket type ‘‘non-rulemaking’’ for all dockets other than rulemaking; from there you can select the appropriate subtype, such as ‘‘Peer Review.’’ Additional Information on Use of FDMS Additional details about FDMS, as well as detailed instructions and assistance for using the system, are available at http://www.regulations.gov. DOT will also have available online by October 1, 2007, a new site that will provide helpful information about the use of FDMS for DOT’s DMS dockets. The site will also contain other helpful information, such as reports that were available on DMS but will not be available on FDMS. The site will be at http://DocketsInfo.dot.gov. In addition, if you are interested in attending informational sessions regarding FDMS that DOT will be offering on October 3, 2007, (2–4 p.m. for the public) and October 4, 2007, (9– 11 a.m. for the public) in the DOT Conference Center/Multi-Media Room, West Building, Room W11–130 at 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC. Sign up is available at http:// www.dms.dot.gov. The DOT DMS Web site will contain a link where you will be referred to FDMS for docket submissions. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on September 25, 2007. Mardi Ruth Thompson, Deputy Chief Counsel (Regulations). [FR Doc. E7–19277 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Customs and Border Protection Trade Symposium 2007: ‘‘Partnerships—Meeting the Challenges of Securing and Facilitating Trade’’ Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of Trade Symposium. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will convene its annual trade symposium, featuring panel discussions involving department personnel, VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:31 Sep 28, 2007 Jkt 214001 members of the trade community and other government agencies, on the agency’s role in international trade initiatives and programs. Members of the international trade and transportation communities and other interested parties are encouraged to attend. Wednesday, November 14, 2007 (opening remarks and panel discussions (1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.) and open forum with senior management (6 p.m.–8 p.m.)). Thursday, November 15, 2007 (panel discussions—8:15 a.m.–5 p.m.). ADDRESSES: The Trade Symposium will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC. Upon entry into the building, photo identification must be presented to the security guards. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of International Affairs and Trade Relations at (202) 344–1440, or at traderelations@dhs.gov. To obtain the latest information on the Symposium and to register on-line, visit the CBP Web site at http://www.cbp.gov. Requests for special needs should be sent to the Office of International Affairs and Trade Relations at traderelations@dhs.gov. DATES: The keynote speaker will be announced at a later date. The cost is $250.00 per person, and includes all Symposium activities. Interested parties are requested to register early, as space is limited. Registration will open to the public on or about October 1, 2007. All registrations must be made on-line at the CBP Web site (http://www.cbp.gov) and will be confirmed with payment by credit card only. Due to the overwhelming interest to attend the Symposium, each company is requested to limit their company’s registrations to three participants, in order to afford equal representation from all members of the international trade community. If a company exceeds the limitation, subsequent registrations will automatically be placed on the waiting list. Consideration will be given, in a first come, first served order, based on space availability. Hotel accommodations have been reserved at two hotels in downtown Washington, DC. The JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, has reserved a block of rooms for Wednesday through Thursday, November 14–15, 2007, at the rate of U.S. $279.00 per night. Reservations must be made directly with the hotel by October 15th at 1– 800–228–9290 or 202–393–2000, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55799 referencing ‘‘CBP Trade Symposium,’’ or on-line at http:// www.jwmarriottdc.com. The Hotel Washington, 515 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC has a block of rooms for Wednesday through Thursday, November 14–15, 2007, at the rate of U.S. $229.00 per night. Reservations must be made directly with the hotel by October 15th, at 1– 800–424–9540 or 202–638–5900, referencing ‘‘CBP Trade Symposium,’’ or on-line at http:// www.hotelwashington.com, referencing group booking ID 40312. Dated: September 26, 2007. Michael C. Mullen, Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Affairs and Trade Relations. [FR Doc. E7–19299 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5123-N–14] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Section 8 Random Digit Dialing Fair Market Rent Telephone Survey Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: November 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Reports Liaison Officer, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 8234, Washington, DC 20410. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marie Lihn, Economic and Market Analysis Division, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 8224, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 402–5866; e-mail marie_l._lihn@hud.gov. This is not a toll-free number. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 189 (Monday, October 1, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55797-55799]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-19277]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


TSA's Migration to the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS)

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announces the 
migration of data and a service disruption to our automated public 
dockets, now managed by the Department of Transportation's (DOT's) 
Docket Management System (DMS). Effective September 30, 2007, DOT's DMS 
electronic dockets will be replaced by the Federal Docket Management 
System (FDMS), a government-wide, electronic docket management system. 
In preparation for the data migration from DMS to FDMS, effective 
Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 5 p.m., DOT's DMS will no longer accept 
electronic comments/submissions. DOT will continue to accept, as well 
as process, faxed and other paper documents after the migration to 
FDMS.
    On Monday, October 1, 2007, FDMS will begin accepting electronic 
submissions for all currently open DMS dockets, including open TSA 
dockets. Between October 1 and October 31, closed DMS dockets will 
still be accessible through the DMS Web site. By October 31, the full 
migration of all electronic dockets currently in DMS is expected to be 
completed.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DOT: Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, 
Docket Operations, Office of Information Services, Office of the 
Assistant Secretary for Administration, Office of the Secretary, M-30, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590; telephone number: (202) 493-0402; fax number 
(202) 493-2251; e-mail address: renee.wright@dot.gov.
    TSA: Marisa Mullen, Docket Liaison, Office of the Chief Counsel, 
TSA-2, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202-4220; telephone (571) 
227-2706.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

TSA Docket Operations

    TSA's official regulatory dockets are currently maintained in 
electronic form at DOT's DMS docket facilities at http://
www.dms.dot.gov. Although the electronic form of TSA's dockets will be 
migrated to FDMS at http://www.regulations.gov on September 30, 2007, 
DOT's DMS will continue to process TSA's dockets and provide a physical 
facility and assistance to the public. The DOT Docket Operations 
facility, equipment, and staff is located on the West Building Ground 
Floor, Room W12-140 at 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 
20590. Hours for the facility are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket Operations telephone 
number is (202) 366-9826.

Federal Docket Management System (FDMS)

    FDMS is a major component of the President's eRulemaking 
Initiative, which provides easy access to the public dockets maintained 
by Federal agencies, while streamlining and increasing the efficiency 
of internal procedures for agencies that did not already have 
electronic internet-accessible systems. FDMS is designed so that the 
public has a single point of access to the public dockets across the 
Federal Government. FDMS offers a standard, online procedure for 
Federal agencies to handle and process documents. The Initiative 
reduces costs by eliminating duplicative information systems and 
technical infrastructures.
    FDMS is a full-featured electronic docket management system that 
gives Federal personnel and docket managers the ability to manage their 
rulemakings, adjudications, and other docketed program activities 
better. With this system, more than 30 Federal departments and agencies 
can post documents, supporting materials, and public comments/
submissions on the Internet and the public will have a one-stop site to 
search, view, and download documents, as well as to submit comments or 
other documents to the agency dockets. Although all Federal agencies 
are required to use FDMS for their rulemaking dockets, FDMS will also 
handle and process public docket materials for other purposes. TSA will 
use it for all of the material currently docketed in DMS.
    1. Accessing and Using FDMS. You may access FDMS on the Internet at 
http://www.regulations.gov. You may use FDMS to access available public 
docket materials online, as well as submit electronic comments or other 
documents to a particular docket available in FDMS.
    2. Searching FDMS. The home screen in FDMS allows you to search and 
submit comments to open dockets. You may quickly narrow your search 
parameters for open dockets by agency or department by using the drop 
down selection lists. If you want to search all open TSA dockets, you 
should select ``TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION'' from the drop 
down list; or if you want all open DHS agency dockets, you should 
select ``DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY--ALL''. You may also search 
for an available public docket or for particular docket material. FDMS 
provides two basic methods of searching to retrieve dockets and docket 
materials that are available in the system, as follows:
     ``Quick Search'' to search using a full-text search 
engine.
     ``Advanced Search,'' which displays various indexed 
fields, such as the docket name, docket identification number, phase of 
the action, initiating office, date of issuance, document title, 
document identification number, type of document, Federal Register 
reference, CFR citation. You may search each data field in the advanced 
search independently or in combination with other fields, as desired. 
Each search yields a simultaneous display of all available information 
found in FDMS that is relevant to the requested subject or topic.
    3. Making Submissions to FDMS. TSA rulemaking documents, notices, 
and other documents published in the Federal Register will usually 
identify whether a docket has been established in FDMS. You may also 
search FDMS to determine if a docket has been established. You may 
submit comments/submissions to TSA dockets through FDMS, when a 
particular docket is open for public submissions, using any one of the 
following methods:
     Electronic. You may submit documents electronically 
through the online FDMS docket Web site at http://www.regulations.gov. 
This site is TSA's preferred method for receiving comments/submissions. 
Follow the online instructions for submissions.

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     Mail/Hand-Delivery. You may submit documents by mail or 
hand-delivery to the Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground 
Floor, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001. DOT will scan the 
submission and post it to FDMS.
     Fax. You may fax your submissions to 202-493-2251. DOT 
will scan the submission and post it to FDMS.
    4. Identification of Persons Making a Submission. As with DMS, FDMS 
is an ``anonymous access'' system, which means TSA will not know your 
identity, e-mail address, or other contact information unless it is 
provided in the body of your submission. We recommend that you include 
your name, mailing address, and an e-mail address or other contact 
information in the body of your document to ensure that you can be 
identified as the submitter. This also allows TSA to contact you in the 
event further information is needed or if there are questions. For 
example, if TSA cannot read your submission due to technical 
difficulties and you cannot be contacted, your submission may not be 
considered. Note that it is TSA's policy not to edit your submission; 
all documents received will be posted without change to http://
www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. 
Therefore, any identifying or contact information provided in the body 
of a submission will be included in the official public docket, and 
made available to the public.
    5. Confidential and Proprietary Information, and Sensitive Security 
Information (SSI). Do not submit comments/submissions that include 
trade secrets, confidential commercial or financial information, or SSI 
to FDMS. Please make such submissions separately from other comments on 
a rulemaking. Submissions containing this type of information should be 
appropriately marked as containing such information and submitted by 
mail or hand delivery to the Docket Management Facility, U.S. 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West 
Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
    Upon receipt of such submissions, TSA will not place them in the 
public docket and will handle them in accordance with applicable 
safeguards and restrictions on access. TSA will hold them in a separate 
file to which the public does not have access, and place a note in the 
public docket that TSA has received such materials from the commenter. 
If TSA receives a request to examine or copy this information, TSA will 
treat it as any other request under the Freedom of Information Act 
(FOIA) (5 U.S.C. 552) and the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS') 
FOIA regulation found in 6 CFR part 5.
    6. FDMS Privacy Issues. As with DMS, anyone is able to search the 
electronic form of all submissions entered into any of our dockets in 
FDMS by the name of the individual submitting the document, or signing 
the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor 
union, etc. You may review the applicable Privacy Act Statement 
published in the Federal Register on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477), or 
you may visit http://DocketsInfo.dot.gov, which will be available by 
October 1, 2007.
    7. FDMS vs. DMS List Serve/Email Notification Capabilities. The 
capabilities of the DMS ``list serve,'' called ``email notifications'' 
in FDMS, are different. A person may ask to be placed on an e-mail 
listing to be alerted automatically when activity occurs in specific 
regulations or dockets of information at the designated frequency 
(daily, weekly, monthly), without having to manually access the 
information online. You must re-register and set up your e-mail 
notification criteria in FDMS to receive these alerts.
    FDMS will only allow users to sign up for specific regulations or 
specific dockets. Users will not be able to sign up for categories of 
dockets, such as all TSA's rulemakings. Users will also not be able to 
sign up for the subject areas currently allowed in DMS, for example, 
Federalism. Some features that were available in DMS will not work in 
FDMS. For example, the list serve in DMS can search behind the DOT 
firewall for data necessary to respond to a list serve request; FDMS 
cannot search behind the DOT firewall. Some reports and other 
information will be available on http://DocketsInfo.dot.gov.

Migration From DMS to FDMS

Phased Migration

    Using a phased approach, all dockets currently contained in DMS 
will be moved to FDMS. All open TSA dockets (dockets to which TSA or 
the public may still submit documents or comments) will be available in 
FDMS on September 30, 2007. Due to the tremendous amount of data to be 
transferred from DOT's DMS to FDMS, the migration of the remaining 
dockets will occur over the month of October and is expected to be 
completed by October 31, 2007. During this time, DMS will remain online 
for searching, viewing, and downloading documents in these remaining 
DOT dockets.
    Beginning October 1, 2007, any electronic filing to an open docket 
must go to the FDMS at http://www.regulations.gov. Until 12 noon on 
Friday, September 28, 2007, DMS will process all remaining September 27 
electronic submissions. DMS will continue to accept, as well as 
process, faxed and paper documents before and after that date. 
Documents submitted until 12 noon on Friday, September 28, 2007, will 
be posted to DMS, and later transferred to FDMS with the rest of the 
docket. Any faxed or paper submissions received after that time, or not 
processed by 12 noon Friday, September 28, 2007, will be processed on 
Monday, October 1 in FDMS.

Docket ID Numbers

    When DOT migrates TSA's DMS data to FDMS, docket numbers that were 
assigned in DMS (called legacy numbers), will remain the same in FDMS, 
and DMS will provide online public access to all existing, legacy 
dockets in DMS. For example, DMS Docket No. TSA-2002-11602-1 will 
remain the same in FDMS. The makeup of this docket number is as 
follows: the agency (TSA), followed by the year the docket was created 
(2002), then the sequence number automatically assigned upon creation 
(11602), and lastly the document sequence within this particular docket 
(1).
    Any docket opened after September 27, 2007, will receive a docket 
ID in FDMS format. A TSA Docket ID in FDMS will be formatted as TSA-
YYYY-00XX-00XX (Agency, Year, 4-digit yearly Docket sequence number per 
agency, 4-digit document sequence number within docket).

FDMS Submissions and Docket IDs

    Currently in DMS, the public may submit comments and other 
documents, such as applications, petitions, exemptions, waivers, and 
other documents without knowing the actual docket number. In FDMS, you 
are not allowed to submit a document without a docket ID. To handle 
this, DOT Docket Operations will place documents without docket IDs 
into ``shell dockets''. A ``shell docket'' will be a ``catch all'' for 
submissions, such as applications, petitions, exemptions, and/or 
waivers, and data quality without a docket ID. Docket Operations staff 
will review the documents in the ``shell docket'' and file them 
appropriately. However, to assure that submissions are placed in the 
appropriate FDMS dockets, it is best that each submission include a 
docket ID.

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FDMS Docket Types

    FDMS dockets are divided into two types, ``Rulemaking'' and ``Non-
Rulemaking.'' To review dockets or make submissions, please use the 
``Search the Docket'' tab. Select the department or agency and use the 
docket type ``non-rulemaking'' for all dockets other than rulemaking; 
from there you can select the appropriate sub-type, such as ``Peer 
Review.''

Additional Information on Use of FDMS

    Additional details about FDMS, as well as detailed instructions and 
assistance for using the system, are available at http://
www.regulations.gov. DOT will also have available online by October 1, 
2007, a new site that will provide helpful information about the use of 
FDMS for DOT's DMS dockets. The site will also contain other helpful 
information, such as reports that were available on DMS but will not be 
available on FDMS. The site will be at http://DocketsInfo.dot.gov.
    In addition, if you are interested in attending informational 
sessions regarding FDMS that DOT will be offering on October 3, 2007, 
(2-4 p.m. for the public) and October 4, 2007, (9-11 a.m. for the 
public) in the DOT Conference Center/Multi-Media Room, West Building, 
Room W11-130 at 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC. Sign up is 
available at http://www.dms.dot.gov. The DOT DMS Web site will contain 
a link where you will be referred to FDMS for docket submissions.

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on September 25, 2007.
Mardi Ruth Thompson,
Deputy Chief Counsel (Regulations).
 [FR Doc. E7-19277 Filed 9-28-07; 8:45 am]
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