Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training-Registration and Evaluation, 36886-36887 [E8-14661]

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AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection 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 April 16, 2008 (73 FR 20699). The collection permits TSA to collect identifying information from flight and cabin crewmembers who register for self-defense classes, and solicits voluntary feedback from participants on the quality of the training. Send your comments by July 30, 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 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 DATES: E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 126 / Monday, June 30, 2008 / Notices Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202–4220; telephone (571) 227–3651; facsimile (703) 603– 0822. 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. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Information Collection Requirement Title: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training—Registration and Evaluation. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–0028. Form(s): ‘‘Level 1 End-of-Course Evaluation’’; ‘‘Community College SignIn Sheet.’’ Affected Public: Flight and cabin crewmembers on passenger and cargo flights. Abstract: TSA is seeking to renew the ICR, currently approved under OMB number 1652–0028, to continue compliance with a statutory mandate. Specifically, under Section 603 of Vision 100—Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act (Pub. L. 108–176, 117 Stat. 2490, 2563, Dec. 12, 2003), TSA must develop and provide a voluntary advanced self-defense training program for flight and cabin crew members of air carriers providing scheduled passenger air transportation. See 49 U.S.C. 44918(b). TSA requests this renewal so that TSA may collect limited biographical information from flight and cabin crew members to continue to confirm their eligibility to participate in this training program and to confirm their attendance. TSA confirms the eligibility VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:15 Jun 27, 2008 Jkt 214001 of the participant by contacting the participant’s employer, and confirms attendance by comparing the registration information against a sign-in sheet provided in the classroom. TSA also asks participants to complete an anonymous and voluntary evaluation form after participation in the training to assess the quality of the training. Number of Respondents: 3,000. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 750 hours annually. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on June 20, 2008. Kriste Jordan, Program Manager, Business Improvements and Communication, Office of Information and Technology. [FR Doc. E8–14661 Filed 6–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: TSA Airspace Waiver Program 36887 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 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. AGENCY: Information Collection Requirement SUMMARY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. This collection of information allows TSA to conduct security threat assessments on individuals on board aircraft operating in restricted airspace pursuant to an airspace waiver. This collection will enhance aviation security and protect assets on the ground that are within the restricted airspace. DATES: Send your comments by August 29, 2008. ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed or delivered to Joanna Johnson, Communications Branch, Business Management Office, Operational Process 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: OMB Control Number 1652–0033; TSA Airspace Waiver Program. TSA is seeking approval to renew this collection of information in order to operate the airspace waiver program. The airspace waiver program allows general aviation aircraft operators who undergo security threat assessments to apply for approval to operate in restricted airspace. TSA is requesting this approval to respond to the needs of the general aviation community and to allow freedom of movement and commerce throughout United States airspace. Applicants can apply for a waiver online and must submit the request electronically within 7–10 business days prior to the start date of the flight. TSA will transmit the waiver request form to applicants either electronically or by facsimile, if necessary. To obtain a waiver, the aircraft operator must file a waiver request in advance of the flight containing information about all passengers and crew members on board the flight, so that TSA may perform a security threat assessment on each individual. The waiver request requires aircraft operators to provide information about the flight, passengers, and crew members. Specifically, waivers must include the purpose of the flight, the aircraft type and tail number, corporate information, including company name Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: Notice. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1

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[FR Doc No: E8-14661]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB 
Review: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training--Registration and Evaluation

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security 
Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request 
(ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and approval of an extension of the currently approved 
collection 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 
April 16, 2008 (73 FR 20699). The collection permits TSA to collect 
identifying information from flight and cabin crewmembers who register 
for self-defense classes, and solicits voluntary feedback from 
participants on the quality of the training.

DATES: Send your comments by July 30, 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 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

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Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202-4220; 
telephone (571) 227-3651; facsimile (703) 603-0822.

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: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training--Registration and 
Evaluation.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    OMB Control Number: 1652-0028.
    Form(s): ``Level 1 End-of-Course Evaluation''; ``Community College 
Sign-In Sheet.''
    Affected Public: Flight and cabin crewmembers on passenger and 
cargo flights.
    Abstract: TSA is seeking to renew the ICR, currently approved under 
OMB number 1652-0028, to continue compliance with a statutory mandate. 
Specifically, under Section 603 of Vision 100--Century of Aviation 
Reauthorization Act (Pub. L. 108-176, 117 Stat. 2490, 2563, Dec. 12, 
2003), TSA must develop and provide a voluntary advanced self-defense 
training program for flight and cabin crew members of air carriers 
providing scheduled passenger air transportation. See 49 U.S.C. 
44918(b).
    TSA requests this renewal so that TSA may collect limited 
biographical information from flight and cabin crew members to continue 
to confirm their eligibility to participate in this training program 
and to confirm their attendance. TSA confirms the eligibility of the 
participant by contacting the participant's employer, and confirms 
attendance by comparing the registration information against a sign-in 
sheet provided in the classroom. TSA also asks participants to complete 
an anonymous and voluntary evaluation form after participation in the 
training to assess the quality of the training.
    Number of Respondents: 3,000.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 750 hours annually.

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on June 20, 2008.
Kriste Jordan,
Program Manager, Business Improvements and Communication, Office of 
Information and Technology.
[FR Doc. E8-14661 Filed 6-27-08; 8:45 am]
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