Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of New London, CT; Bay City, MI; and Point Comfort, TX, 16033 [E8-6076]

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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:// VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:52 Mar 25, 2008 Jkt 214001 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. 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), Pub. L. 107–295, 116 Stat. 2064 (November 25, 2002), and the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (SAFE Port Act), Pub. L. 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 New London, CT and Bay City, MI on April 16, 2008; and Point Comfort, TX on April 17, 2008. The Coast Guard will publish a separate notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities within the Captain of the Port Zone Long Island Sound, including those in the Port of New London; Captain of the Port Zone Detroit, including those in the Port of Bay City; and Captain of the Port Zone Corpus Christi, including those in the Port of Point Comfort 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. Frm 00069 Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on March 20, 2008. 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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 New London, CT; Bay City, MI; and 
Point Comfort, TX

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 
New London, CT; Bay City, MI; and Point Comfort, TX.

DATES: TWIC enrollment begins in New London and Bay City on April 16, 
2008; and Point Comfort on April 17, 2008.

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), Pub. L. 
107-295, 116 Stat. 2064 (November 25, 2002), and the Security and 
Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (SAFE Port Act), Pub. L. 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 New London, CT and Bay City, MI on April 16, 2008; and 
Point Comfort, TX on April 17, 2008. The Coast Guard will publish a 
separate notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities 
within the Captain of the Port Zone Long Island Sound, including those 
in the Port of New London; Captain of the Port Zone Detroit, including 
those in the Port of Bay City; and Captain of the Port Zone Corpus 
Christi, including those in the Port of Point Comfort 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 March 20, 2008.
Rex Lovelady,
Program Manager, TWIC, Office of Transportation Threat Assessment and 
Credentialing, Transportation Security Administration.
 [FR Doc. E8-6076 Filed 3-25-08; 8:45 am]
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