Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Date for the Port of Guam, 50632 [E8-19806]

Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 50632 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 27, 2008 / Notices 2008. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1 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 OMB Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, Acquisition Policy and Legislation Office, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments regarding: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. 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Title: Solicitation of Proposal Information for Award of Public Contracts. OMB Number: 1600–0005. Frequency: Once. Affected Public: Businesses and individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,850. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 14 hours. Total Burden Hours: 151,900 annual burden hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $0.00. Richard Mangogna, Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E8–19891 Filed 8–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration [Docket Nos. TSA–2006–24191; Coast Guard–2006–24196] Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Date for the Port of Guam 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 date for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Port of Guam. DATES: TWIC enrollment begins in Guam on September 4, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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 Port of Guam on September 4, 2008. The Coast Guard will publish a separate notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities within the Captain of the Port Zone Guam including those in the Port of Guam 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 August 20, 2008. Rex Lovelady, Program Manager, TWIC, Office of Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing, Transportation Security Administration. [FR Doc. E8–19806 Filed 8–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 167 (Wednesday, August 27, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 50632]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-19806]


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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 Date for the Port of Guam

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 
date for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation 
Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Port of Guam.

DATES: TWIC enrollment begins in Guam on September 4, 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 Port of Guam on September 4, 2008. The Coast Guard will publish a 
separate notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities 
within the Captain of the Port Zone Guam including those in the Port of 
Guam 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 August 20, 2008.
Rex Lovelady,
Program Manager, TWIC, Office of Transportation Threat Assessment and 
Credentialing, Transportation Security Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-19806 Filed 8-26-08; 8:45 am]
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