Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program (NEDCTP) Handler Training Assessment Survey (Formerly Named: Graduate Training Feedback Form), 55248 [E9-25759]

Download as PDF 55248 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 206 / Tuesday, October 27, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program (NEDCTP) Handler Training Assessment Survey (Formerly Named: Graduate Training Feedback Form) AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: 60-day Notice. pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), OMB control number 1652–0041, 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. The collection involves the electronic submission of numerical ratings and written comments about the quality of training instruction from students who graduate from the NEDCTP Explosives Detection Canine Handlers Course. DATES: Send your comments by December 28, 2009. ADDRESSES: Comments may be e-mailed to TSAPRA@dhs.gov or delivered to the TSA Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) Officer, Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA–40, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6040. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ginger LeMay at the above address, or by telephone (571) 227–3616. 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 http://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; VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:45 Oct 26, 2009 Jkt 220001 (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: The NEDCTP training is given to State and local personnel as well as TSA personnel who are trained to be TSA NEDCTP canine handlers. The state and local personnel participate in the TSA Grant program which falls under the National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program. The Handler Training Assessment Survey captures from graduating students numerical ratings and written comments about the quality of training instruction at the NEDCTP Explosives Detection Canine Handlers Course. The data is collected electronically through the NEDCTP secure Canine Web site (accessible by authorized personnel only) and provides valuable feedback to the Chief of the National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program, instructional staff and supervisors on how the training material was presented and received. Once reviewed, the feedback is used to improve the course curriculum and course of instruction. The estimated burden is approximately one hour per participant, 180 hours per calendar year (average 180 students per calendar year) to read, answer, and submit the questions. Issued in Arlington, VA, on October 21, 2009. Ginger LeMay, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Business Improvements and Communications, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. E9–25759 Filed 10–26–09; 8:45 am] Territory of American Samoa (FEMA– 1859–DR), dated September 29, 2009, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: October 16, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of a major disaster declaration for the Territory of American Samoa is hereby amended to include the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the event declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of September 29, 2009. The Territory of American Samoa for Public Assistance [Categories C–G] (already designated for Individual Assistance and debris removal and emergency protective measures [Categories A and B], including direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program). The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households in Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E9–25859 Filed 10–26–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. FR–5281–N–80] Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–1859– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2008–0018] American Samoa; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Community Development Block Grant Recovery (CDBG–R) Program AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public 
Collection of Information: National Explosives Detection Canine Team 
Program (NEDCTP) Handler Training Assessment Survey (Formerly Named: 
Graduate Training Feedback Form)

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: 60-day Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites 
public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request 
(ICR), OMB control number 1652-0041, 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. The 
collection involves the electronic submission of numerical ratings and 
written comments about the quality of training instruction from 
students who graduate from the NEDCTP Explosives Detection Canine 
Handlers Course.

DATES: Send your comments by December 28, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be e-mailed to TSAPRA@dhs.gov or delivered to 
the TSA Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) Officer, Office of Information 
Technology (OIT), TSA-40, Transportation Security Administration, 601 
South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598-6040.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ginger LeMay at the above address, or 
by telephone (571) 227-3616.

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 http://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:

    The NEDCTP training is given to State and local personnel as well 
as TSA personnel who are trained to be TSA NEDCTP canine handlers. The 
state and local personnel participate in the TSA Grant program which 
falls under the National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program. The 
Handler Training Assessment Survey captures from graduating students 
numerical ratings and written comments about the quality of training 
instruction at the NEDCTP Explosives Detection Canine Handlers Course. 
The data is collected electronically through the NEDCTP secure Canine 
Web site (accessible by authorized personnel only) and provides 
valuable feedback to the Chief of the National Explosives Detection 
Canine Team Program, instructional staff and supervisors on how the 
training material was presented and received. Once reviewed, the 
feedback is used to improve the course curriculum and course of 
instruction. The estimated burden is approximately one hour per 
participant, 180 hours per calendar year (average 180 students per 
calendar year) to read, answer, and submit the questions.
    Issued in Arlington, VA, on October 21, 2009.

Ginger LeMay,
Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Business Improvements and 
Communications, Office of Information Technology.
[FR Doc. E9-25759 Filed 10-26-09; 8:45 am]
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