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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 6, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration [Docket Nos. TSA–2006–24191; Coast Guard–2006–24196] Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Honolulu, HI; Baton Rouge, LA; Tacoma, WA; Beaumont, TX, and Oakland, CA Transportation Security Administration; United States Coast Guard; DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Honolulu, HI; Baton Rouge, LA; Tacoma, WA; Beaumont, TX, and Oakland, CA. DATES: TWIC enrollment in Honolulu, Baton Rouge, and Tacoma will begin on November 7, 2007; TWIC enrollment in Beaumont and Oakland will begin on November 8, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may view published documents and comments concerning the TWIC Final Rule, identified by the docket numbers of this notice, using any one of the following methods. (1) Searching the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Web page at http://www.regulations.gov; (2) Accessing the Government Printing Office’s Web page at http:// www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html; or (3) Visiting TSA’s Security Regulations Web page at http:// www.tsa.gov and accessing the link for ‘‘Research Center’’ at the top of the page. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Orgill, TSA–19, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202–4220. Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing (TTAC), TWIC Program, (571) 227–4545; e-mail: credentialing@dhs.gov. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Background The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), issued a joint final rule (72 FR 3492; January 25, 2007) pursuant to the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), Public Law 107–295, 116 Stat. 2064 (November 25, 2002), and the Security and Accountability for Every VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Nov 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 Port Act of 2006 (SAFE Port Act), Public Law 109–347 (October 13, 2006). This rule requires all credentialed merchant mariners and individuals with unescorted access to secure areas of a regulated facility or vessel to obtain a TWIC. In this final rule, on page 3510, TSA and Coast Guard stated that a phased enrollment approach based upon risk assessment and cost/benefit would be used to implement the program nationwide, and that TSA would publish a notice in the Federal Register indicating when enrollment at a specific location will begin and when it is expected to terminate. This notice provides the start date for TWIC initial enrollment at the Ports of Honolulu, HI; Baton Rouge, LA; Tacoma, WA; Beaumont, TX, and Oakland, CA only. Enrollment in Honolulu, Baton Rouge, and Tacoma will begin on November 7, 2007. Enrollment in Beaumont and Oakland will begin on November 8, 2007. The Coast Guard will publish a separate notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities within the Captain of the Port Zone Honolulu, including those in the Port of Honolulu, HI; Captain of the Port Zone Baton Rouge, including those in the Port of Baton Rouge, LA; Captain of the Port Zone Puget Sound, including those in the Port of Tacoma, WA; Captain of the Port Zone Port Arthur, including those in the Port of Beaumont, TX; and Captain of the Port Zone San Francisco Bay, including those in the Port of Oakland, CA must comply with the portions of the final rule requiring TWIC to be used as an access control measure. That notice will be published at least 90 days before compliance is required. To obtain information on the preenrollment and enrollment process, and enrollment locations, visit TSA’s TWIC Web site at http://www.tsa.gov/twic. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on November 1, 2007. 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The notice allowed for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received one comment from the public. The comment and response to the comment are addressed in item 8 of the supporting statement. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until December 6, 2007. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202–272–8352 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202–395– 6974 or via e-mail at kastrich@omb.eop.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

[Docket Nos. TSA-2006-24191; Coast Guard-2006-24196]


Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); 
Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Honolulu, HI; Baton Rouge, LA; 
Tacoma, WA; Beaumont, TX, and Oakland, CA

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration; United States Coast 
Guard; DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the 
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the 
dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the 
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of 
Honolulu, HI; Baton Rouge, LA; Tacoma, WA; Beaumont, TX, and Oakland, 
CA.

DATES: TWIC enrollment in Honolulu, Baton Rouge, and Tacoma will begin 
on November 7, 2007; TWIC enrollment in Beaumont and Oakland will begin 
on November 8, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may view published documents and comments concerning the 
TWIC Final Rule, identified by the docket numbers of this notice, using 
any one of the following methods.
    (1) Searching the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Web page 
at http://www.regulations.gov;
    (2) Accessing the Government Printing Office's Web page at http://
www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html; or
    (3) Visiting TSA's Security Regulations Web page at http://
www.tsa.gov and accessing the link for ``Research Center'' at the top 
of the page.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Orgill, TSA-19, Transportation 
Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202-
4220. Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing (TTAC), TWIC 
Program, (571) 227-4545; e-mail: credentialing@dhs.gov.

Background

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the United 
States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration 
(TSA), issued a joint final rule (72 FR 3492; January 25, 2007) 
pursuant to the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), Public Law 
107-295, 116 Stat. 2064 (November 25, 2002), and the Security and 
Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (SAFE Port Act), Public Law 
109-347 (October 13, 2006). This rule requires all credentialed 
merchant mariners and individuals with unescorted access to secure 
areas of a regulated facility or vessel to obtain a TWIC. In this final 
rule, on page 3510, TSA and Coast Guard stated that a phased enrollment 
approach based upon risk assessment and cost/benefit would be used to 
implement the program nationwide, and that TSA would publish a notice 
in the Federal Register indicating when enrollment at a specific 
location will begin and when it is expected to terminate.
    This notice provides the start date for TWIC initial enrollment at 
the Ports of Honolulu, HI; Baton Rouge, LA; Tacoma, WA; Beaumont, TX, 
and Oakland, CA only. Enrollment in Honolulu, Baton Rouge, and Tacoma 
will begin on November 7, 2007. Enrollment in Beaumont and Oakland will 
begin on November 8, 2007. The Coast Guard will publish a separate 
notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities within the 
Captain of the Port Zone Honolulu, including those in the Port of 
Honolulu, HI; Captain of the Port Zone Baton Rouge, including those in 
the Port of Baton Rouge, LA; Captain of the Port Zone Puget Sound, 
including those in the Port of Tacoma, WA; Captain of the Port Zone 
Port Arthur, including those in the Port of Beaumont, TX; and Captain 
of the Port Zone San Francisco Bay, including those in the Port of 
Oakland, CA must comply with the portions of the final rule requiring 
TWIC to be used as an access control measure. That notice will be 
published at least 90 days before compliance is required.
    To obtain information on the pre-enrollment and enrollment process, 
and enrollment locations, visit TSA's TWIC Web site at http://
www.tsa.gov/twic.

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on November 1, 2007.
Stephen Sadler,
Director, Maritime and Surface Credentialing, Office of Transportation 
Threat Assessment and Credentialing, Transportation Security 
Administration.
 [FR Doc. E7-21801 Filed 11-5-07; 8:45 am]
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