Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: TSA Airspace Waiver Program, 36887-36888 [E8-14662]

Download as PDF 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 36888 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 126 / Monday, June 30, 2008 / Notices and address, and the proposed itinerary. Additionally, aircraft operators must provide the names, dates and places of birth, and Social Security numbers or passport numbers of all passengers and crew members. The current estimated annual reporting burden is 9,000 hours (6,000 respondents × 1.5 hours per respondent). Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on June 20, 2008. Kriste Jordan, Program Manager, Business Improvements and Communication, Office of Information and Technology. [FR Doc. E8–14662 Filed 6–27–08; 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 Terminal Island, CA and Decatur, AL Transportation Security Administration; United States Coast Guard; DHS. ACTION: Notice. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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 Terminal Island, CA and Decatur, AL. DATES: TWIC enrollment begins in Terminal Island on June 26, 2008 and Decatur on July 16, 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:15 Jun 27, 2008 Jkt 214001 Credentialing (TTAC), TWIC Program, (571) 227–4545; e-mail: credentialing@dhs.gov. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Background [FWS–R4–R–2008–N0032; 40136–1265– 0000–S3] 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 Terminal Island, CA on June 26, 2008; and Decatur, AL on July 16, 2008. The Coast Guard will publish a separate notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities within the Captain of the Port Zone Los Angeles/Long Beach, including those in the Port of Terminal Island; and Captain of the Port Zone Mobile, including those in the Port of Decatur 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 June 24, 2008. Rex Lovelady, Program Manager, TWIC, Office of Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing, Transportation Security Administration. [FR Doc. E8–14815 Filed 6–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Fish and Wildlife Service Santee National Wildlife Refuge, Clarendon County, SC Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability: Draft comprehensive conservation plan and environmental assessment; request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: We, the Fish and Wildlife Service, announce the availability of a draft comprehensive conservation plan and environmental assessment (Draft CCP/EA) for Santee National Wildlife Refuge for public review and comment. In this Draft CCP/EA, we describe alternatives, including our proposed alternative to manage this refuge for the 15 years following approval of the Final CCP. DATES: To ensure consideration, we must receive your written comments by July 30, 2008. ADDRESSES: Requests for copies of the Draft CCP/EA should be addressed to: Van Fischer, Natural Resource Planner, South Carolina Lowcountry Refuge Complex, 5801 Highway 17 North, Awendaw, South Carolina 29429. A copy of the Draft CCP/EA is available on both compact disc and hard copy. You may also access and download a copy of the Draft CCP/EA at the Service’s Internet Site: http://southeast.fws.gov/ planning. Comments on the Draft CCP/ EA may be submitted to the above address or via electronic mail to: van_fischer@fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Van Fischer at 843/928–3264. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Introduction With this notice, we continue the CCP process for Santee National Wildlife Refuge. We started the process through a notice in the Federal Register on January 3, 2007 (72 FR 143). The primary purpose of this 15,000acre refuge, which was established in 1942, is to alleviate the loss of natural waterfowl and other wildlife habitat caused by the construction of hydroelectric power and navigational projects on the Santee and Cooper Rivers. The refuge lies within the Atlantic Coastal Plain and consists of mixed hardwoods, mixed pine hardwoods, pine plantations, marsh, croplands, old fields, ponds, impoundments, and open water. E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 126 (Monday, June 30, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36887-36888]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-14662]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public 
Collection of Information: TSA Airspace Waiver Program

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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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:

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.

Information Collection Requirement

    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

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and address, and the proposed itinerary. Additionally, aircraft 
operators must provide the names, dates and places of birth, and Social 
Security numbers or passport numbers of all passengers and crew 
members. The current estimated annual reporting burden is 9,000 hours 
(6,000 respondents x 1.5 hours per respondent).

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on June 20, 2008.
Kriste Jordan,
Program Manager, Business Improvements and Communication, Office of 
Information and Technology.
[FR Doc. E8-14662 Filed 6-27-08; 8:45 am]
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