Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Portsmouth, NH; Chattanooga, TN; and San Juan, PR, 19859-19860 [E8-7646]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 71 / Friday, April 11, 2008 / Notices mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Operations, 202–366–9826, for questions on the docket. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation and Request For Comments The Coast Guard invites comments on whether this information collection request should be granted based on it being necessary for the proper performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the collections; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the collections; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. We will post all comments received, without change, to http://www.regulations.gov. They will include any personal information you provide. We have an agreement with DOT to use their DMF. Please see the paragraph on DOT’s ‘‘Privacy Act Policy’’ below. Submitting comments: If you submit a comment, please include the docket number [USCG–2008–0222], indicate the specific section of the document to which each comment applies, providing a reason for each comment. We recommend you include your name, mailing address, an e-mail address, or other contact information in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. You may submit your comments and material by electronic means, mail, fax, or delivery to the DMF at the address under ADDRESSES; but please submit them by only one means. If you submit them by mail or delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit them by mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We may change the documents supporting this collection of information or even the underlying requirements in view of them. Viewing comments and documents: Go to http://www.regulations.gov to view documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket. Enter the docket number [USCG–2008– 0222] in the Search box, and click, VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:21 Apr 10, 2008 Jkt 214001 ‘‘Go>>.’’ You may also visit the DMF in room W12–140 on the West Building Ground Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Privacy Act: Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments received in dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review the Privacy Act Statement of DOT in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477), or by visiting http://DocketsInfo.dot.gov. Information Collection Request 1. Title: Claims Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. OMB Control Number: 1625–0067. Summary: The Coast Guard will use the information collected under this information collection request to: (1) Determine whether oil-spill-related claims submitted to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund under section 1013 of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2713) are compensable and; (2) if they are, to ensure proper compensation for the claimant. Need: If the respondents do not comply with this reporting requirement in 33 CFR Part 136, they will not be able to document uncompensated removal costs and damages resulting from the discharge, substantial threat of discharge of oil from a vessel or facility into or upon the navigable waters, adjoining shorelines, or the exclusive economic zone. The claimant bears the burden of providing all evidence, information, and documentation deemed necessary by the Director of the National Pollution Funds Center to support the claim. Respondents: Claimants and responsible parties of oil spills. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 14,800 hours to 8,267 hours per year. 2. Title: State Access to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund for Removal Costs Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. OMB Control Number: 1625–0068 Summary: The Coast Guard will use information provided by the State to the Coast Guard National Pollution Funds Center to determine whether those expenditures regarding the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund are compensable under 33 U.S.C. 2713 and, if they are, to ensure payment of the correct amount of funding from the Fund. Need: If the respondents do not comply with this reporting requirement in 33 CFR Part 133, they will not be able PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19859 to document uncompensated removal costs or damages resulting from the discharge, or substantial threat of discharge, of oil from a vessel or facility into or upon the navigable waters, adjoining shorelines, or the exclusive economic zone. Additionally, they will not be able to demonstrate or show that they qualify for claims compensation under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA). Currently, the States work with the Federal On-Scene Coordinator and receive compensation through reimbursable agreements. Respondents: Anyone claiming an OPA damage or removal cost as a result of an OPA incident. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains 3 hours per year. Dated: April 3, 2008. D. T. Glenn, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E8–7674 Filed 4–10–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–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 Portsmouth, NH; Chattanooga, TN; and San Juan, PR 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 Portsmouth, NH; Chattanooga, TN; and San Juan, PR. DATES: TWIC enrollment begins in Portsmouth and Chattanooga on April 23, 2008; and in San Juan on April 30, 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; E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1 19860 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 71 / Friday, April 11, 2008 / Notices (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. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on April 7, 2008. Rex Lovelady, Program Manager, TWIC, Office of Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing, Transportation Security Administration. [FR Doc. E8–7646 Filed 4–10–08; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 9110–05–P 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 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 Portsmouth, NH and Chattanooga, TN on April 23, 2008; and San Juan, PR on April 30, 2008. The Coast Guard will publish a separate notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities within the Captain of the Port Zone Northern New England, including those in the Port of Portsmouth; Captain of the Port Zone Ohio Valley, including those in the Port of Chattanooga; and Captain of the Port Zone San Juan, including those in the Port of San Juan 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:21 Apr 10, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–526, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I–526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur; OMB Control No. 1615– 0026. ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until June 10, 2008. Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this notice, and especially with regard to 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, NW., Suite 3008, 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. When submitting comments by e-mail, please add the OMB Control Number 1615– 0026 in the subject box. During this 60-day period USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I–526. Should USCIS decide to revise the Form I–526 it will advise the public when it publishes the 30-day notice in the Federal Register in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The public will then have 30-days to comment on any revisions to the Form I–526. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information 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 of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques, or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–526. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals and households. This form is used by the USCIS to determine if an alien can enter the U.S. to engage in commercial enterprise. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 1,368 responses at an1 hour and 15 minutes (1.25 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 1,710 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit: http:// www.regulations.gov/search/index.jsp. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529, telephone number 202–272–8377. E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 71 (Friday, April 11, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19859-19860]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-7646]


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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 Portsmouth, NH; Chattanooga, TN; and 
San Juan, PR

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 
Portsmouth, NH; Chattanooga, TN; and San Juan, PR.

DATES: TWIC enrollment begins in Portsmouth and Chattanooga on April 
23, 2008; and in San Juan on April 30, 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;

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    (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 Portsmouth, NH and Chattanooga, TN on April 23, 2008; and 
San Juan, PR on April 30, 2008. The Coast Guard will publish a separate 
notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities within the 
Captain of the Port Zone Northern New England, including those in the 
Port of Portsmouth; Captain of the Port Zone Ohio Valley, including 
those in the Port of Chattanooga; and Captain of the Port Zone San 
Juan, including those in the Port of San Juan 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 April 7, 2008.
Rex Lovelady,
Program Manager, TWIC, Office of Transportation Threat Assessment and 
Credentialing, Transportation Security Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-7646 Filed 4-10-08; 8:45 am]
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