New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Pipeline Security Awareness (CD-1) Effectiveness Assessment, 67944-67945 [E7-23365]

Download as PDF 67944 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 231 / Monday, December 3, 2007 / Notices and other microorganisms in aqueous sugar solutions and potable water intended for use in food production. The agency has determined under 21 CFR 25.32(j) that this action is of a type that does not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. Therefore, neither an environmental assessment nor an environmental impact statement is required. Dated: November 27, 2007. Laura M. Tarantino, Director, Office of Food Additive Safety, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. [FR Doc. E7–23400 Filed 11–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S Dated: November 27, 2007. Alexandra Huttinger, Acting Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E7–23334 Filed 11–30–07; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration BILLING CODE 4165–15–P Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children; Notice of Meeting DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children (ACHDGDNC). Dates and Times: Jan. 14, 2008, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 15, 2008, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Place: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda, MD 20852. Status: The meeting will be open to the public with attendance limited to space availability. 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There will be presentations on utilizing partnerships for follow-up in newborn screening systems, a presentation from the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health and Society on an assessment of the impact of patients on access to tests in both clinical practice and public health settings, as well as presentations on the continued work and reports of the ACHDGDNC’s subcommittees on laboratory standards and procedures, follow-up and treatment, and education and training, and the workgroup VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:17 Nov 30, 2007 Jkt 214001 on research. Proposed agenda items are subject to change. Time will be provided for public comment. Individuals who wish to provide public comment or who plan to attend the meeting and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the ACHDGDNC Staff, Jill F. Shuger, M.S. (contact information provided below). Contact Person: Anyone interested in obtaining a roster of members or other relevant information should write or contact Jill F. Shuger, M.S., Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 18A–19, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone (301) 443–1080, jshuger@hrsa.gov. Information on the Advisory Committee is available at http:// mchb.hrsa.gov/programs/genetics/committee. Transportation Security Administration New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Pipeline Security Awareness (CD–1) Effectiveness Assessment Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the new Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval 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 January 31, 2007, 72 FR 4526. DATES: Send your comments by January 2, 2008. 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, PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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–11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202–4220; telephone (571) 227–3651; facsimile (571) 227– 3885. 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. 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: Pipeline Security Awareness (CD–1) Effectiveness Assessment. Type of Request: New collection. OMB Control Number: Not yet assigned. Form(s): NA. Affected Public: Pipeline companies. Abstract: As prescribed by the President in Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7 (HSPD–7), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was tasked to protect our nation’s critical infrastructure and key resources (CI/KR). Through the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP), DHS gives guidance and direction as to how the Nation will secure its infrastructure. Furthermore, HSPD–7 and the NIPP assigned the responsibility for infrastructure security in the transportation sector to TSA. To this effect, the NIPP further tasks each sector to build security partnerships, set security goals and to measure their E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 231 / Monday, December 3, 2007 / Notices effectiveness. To increase the security awareness levels across the pipeline industry, TSA plans to develop and distribute a Security Awareness Training compact disk (CD–1) to interested pipeline companies. In order to measure the effectiveness of CD–1 on raising pipeline company employee security awareness levels, TSA will solicit voluntary feedback from pipeline companies seeking to utilize the CD–1. TSA will use this information to: (1) Assess the effect of the CD–1 project on raising the baseline level of security awareness within the pipeline industry, and (2) obtain, based on individual company input, an indication of CD–1 user participation and employee participation levels throughout the pipeline industry. Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 200 hours annually. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on November 27, 2007. Fran Lozito, Director, Business Management Office, Operational Process and Technology. [FR Doc. E7–23365 Filed 11–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration [Docket No. TSA–2006–24191] Intent to Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Transportation Worker Identification Credential Program Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved information collection requirement abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. OMB approved the collection of information for six months and TSA now seeks the maximum three-year approval. The collection involves the submission of identifying and other information by individuals applying for a TWIC and a customer satisfaction survey. DATES: Send your comments by February 1, 2008. ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed or delivered to Joanna Johnson, Communications Branch, Business Management Office, Operational Process VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:17 Nov 30, 2007 Jkt 214001 and Technology, TSA–32, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202–4220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joanna Johnson at the above address, or by telephone (571) 227–3651 or 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 1652–0046; Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Program. TSA developed the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program to mitigate threats and vulnerabilities in the national transportation system. The TWIC is a biometric credential that can be used as an identification tool for workers in various segments of the national transportation system. Before issuing an individual a credential, TSA performs a security threat assessment, which requires it to collect certain personal information such as name, address, etc. The program implements authorities set forth in the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA) (Pub. L. 107–71; Nov. 19, 2002; sec. 106), the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (MTSA) (Pub. L. 107–295; Nov. 25, 2002; sec. 102), and the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act—A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU) (Pub. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67945 L. 109–59; Aug. 10, 2005; sec. 7105), codified at 49 U.S.C. 5103a(g). TSA and the U.S. Coast Guard (Coast Guard) issued a joint Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on May 22, 2006. 71 FR 29396. After consideration of public comment on the NPRM, TSA issued a joint Final Rule (FR) with the Coast Guard on January 25, 2007 applicable to the maritime transportation sector that would require this information collection. 72 FR 3492. Data is collected during an optional pre-enrollment step or during the enrollment session at an enrollment center. Among the records checks required by MTSA are: (1) A criminal history records check; (2) a check of intelligence databases; and (3) an alien status check. TSA also intends to conduct a survey to capture worker overall satisfaction with the enrollment process. The current estimated annualized reporting burden is 1,289,816 hours and the estimated annualized cost burden is $47,971,669. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on November 27, 2007. Fran Lozito, Director, Business Management Office, Operational Process and Technology. [FR Doc. E7–23388 Filed 11–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P 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 Long Beach, CA and Indiana Harbor, IN 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 Long Beach, CA and Indiana Harbor, IN. DATES: TWIC enrollment in Indiana Harbor, IN will begin on December 7, 2007; and Long Beach, CA, December 12, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may view published documents and comments concerning the TWIC Final Rule, identified by the E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Pipeline Security Awareness (CD-1) Effectiveness Assessment

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security 
Administration (TSA) has forwarded the new Information Collection 
Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and approval 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 January 31, 2007, 72 FR 4526.

DATES: Send your comments by January 2, 2008. 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-11, 
Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, 
Arlington, VA 22202-4220; telephone (571) 227-3651; facsimile (571) 
227-3885.

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. 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: Pipeline Security Awareness (CD-1) Effectiveness Assessment.
    Type of Request: New collection.
    OMB Control Number: Not yet assigned.
    Form(s): NA.
    Affected Public: Pipeline companies.
    Abstract: As prescribed by the President in Homeland Security 
Presidential Directive 7 (HSPD-7), the Department of Homeland Security 
(DHS) was tasked to protect our nation's critical infrastructure and 
key resources (CI/KR). Through the National Infrastructure Protection 
Plan (NIPP), DHS gives guidance and direction as to how the Nation will 
secure its infrastructure. Furthermore, HSPD-7 and the NIPP assigned 
the responsibility for infrastructure security in the transportation 
sector to TSA. To this effect, the NIPP further tasks each sector to 
build security partnerships, set security goals and to measure their

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effectiveness. To increase the security awareness levels across the 
pipeline industry, TSA plans to develop and distribute a Security 
Awareness Training compact disk (CD-1) to interested pipeline 
companies. In order to measure the effectiveness of CD-1 on raising 
pipeline company employee security awareness levels, TSA will solicit 
voluntary feedback from pipeline companies seeking to utilize the CD-1. 
TSA will use this information to: (1) Assess the effect of the CD-1 
project on raising the baseline level of security awareness within the 
pipeline industry, and (2) obtain, based on individual company input, 
an indication of CD-1 user participation and employee participation 
levels throughout the pipeline industry.
    Number of Respondents: 300.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 200 hours annually.

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on November 27, 2007.
Fran Lozito,
Director, Business Management Office, Operational Process and 
Technology.
[FR Doc. E7-23365 Filed 11-30-07; 8:45 am]
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