Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Highway Corporate Security Review (CSR), 57326 [E9-26729]

Download as PDF 57326 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 213 / Thursday, November 5, 2009 / Notices Comments Invited DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Highway Corporate Security Review (CSR) AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: Notice of reinstatement. SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), OMB control number 1652–0036, abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of a reinstatement of a formerly 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 June 15, 2009, 74 FR 28264. TSA received two comments and they have been addressed by letters to the commenters. The collection involves the assessment of current security practices in the highway and motor carrier industry by way of its Highway Corporate Security Review Program, which encompasses site visits and interviews, and is part of the larger domain awareness, prevention and protection program supporting TSA’s and the Department of Homeland Security’s missions. Send your comments by December 7, 2009. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. DATES: 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. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ginger LeMay, Office of Information Technology, TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6011; telephone (571) 227–3616; e-mail ginger.lemay@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:57 Nov 04, 2009 Jkt 220001 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. TSA published a notice in the Federal Register on June 15, 2009 (74 FR 28264) announcing our intent to reinstate the OMB control number, 1652–0036, for this information collection. In response to this notice, TSA has received comments from the American Trucking Association (ATA) and the American Bus Association (ABA). TSA has responded to ATA’s and ABA’s concerns and thanked them for their comments. Information Collection Requirement Title: Corporate Security Review (CSR). Type of Request: Reinstatement. OMB Control Number: 1652–0036. Forms(s): Corporate Security Review Interview Form. Affected Public: Owners and operators of school bus, motor coach, and trucking (general freight and hazardous materials) companies, privately-owned assets, State Departments of Transportation, and State Departments of Education. Abstract: TSA is seeking to reinstate its OMB approval for this information collection so that TSA can continue to ascertain minimum security standards and identify coverage gaps, activities that are critical to carrying out its transportation security mission. TSA conducts this collection through voluntary face-to-face visits at the headquarters of the subject surface transportation owners/operators. During PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the site visit, TSA personnel complete the CSR form, which asks securityrelated questions. This assessment is necessary for TSA to establish the current state of security practices for highway modes of transportation. TSA will then be able to make policy and programmatic decisions to improve the overall security posture within the surface transportation community. The data collected also can be utilized to develop security practice assessments and issue security guidelines, best practices, and lessons learned for the stakeholder community. Number of Respondents: 400. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 1,200 hours annually. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on October 30, 2009 Ginger LeMay, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. E9–26729 Filed 11–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request ACTION: 60–Day Notice of New Information Collection for Review; 287(g) Candidate Questionnaire; OMB Control No. 1653–NEW. The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE), will be submitting 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 January 4, 2010. 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), Joseph M. Gerhart, Chief, Records Management Branch, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 500 12th Street, SW., Room 3138, Washington, DC 20024; (202) 732–6337. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until January 4, 2010. Written comments and E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB 
Review: Highway Corporate Security Review (CSR)

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of reinstatement.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security 
Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request 
(ICR), OMB control number 1652-0036, abstracted below to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of a reinstatement 
of a formerly 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 June 15, 2009, 74 FR 28264. TSA received two comments 
and they have been addressed by letters to the commenters. The 
collection involves the assessment of current security practices in the 
highway and motor carrier industry by way of its Highway Corporate 
Security Review Program, which encompasses site visits and interviews, 
and is part of the larger domain awareness, prevention and protection 
program supporting TSA's and the Department of Homeland Security's 
missions.

DATES: Send your comments by December 7, 2009. 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: Ginger LeMay, Office of Information 
Technology, TSA-11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 
12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598-6011; telephone (571) 227-3616; e-mail 
ginger.lemay@dhs.gov.

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.
    TSA published a notice in the Federal Register on June 15, 2009 (74 
FR 28264) announcing our intent to reinstate the OMB control number, 
1652-0036, for this information collection. In response to this notice, 
TSA has received comments from the American Trucking Association (ATA) 
and the American Bus Association (ABA). TSA has responded to ATA's and 
ABA's concerns and thanked them for their comments.

Information Collection Requirement

    Title: Corporate Security Review (CSR).
    Type of Request: Reinstatement.
    OMB Control Number: 1652-0036. Forms(s): Corporate Security Review 
Interview Form.
    Affected Public: Owners and operators of school bus, motor coach, 
and trucking (general freight and hazardous materials) companies, 
privately-owned assets, State Departments of Transportation, and State 
Departments of Education.
    Abstract: TSA is seeking to reinstate its OMB approval for this 
information collection so that TSA can continue to ascertain minimum 
security standards and identify coverage gaps, activities that are 
critical to carrying out its transportation security mission. TSA 
conducts this collection through voluntary face-to-face visits at the 
headquarters of the subject surface transportation owners/operators. 
During the site visit, TSA personnel complete the CSR form, which asks 
security-related questions. This assessment is necessary for TSA to 
establish the current state of security practices for highway modes of 
transportation. TSA will then be able to make policy and programmatic 
decisions to improve the overall security posture within the surface 
transportation community. The data collected also can be utilized to 
develop security practice assessments and issue security guidelines, 
best practices, and lessons learned for the stakeholder community.
    Number of Respondents: 400.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 1,200 hours annually.

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on October 30, 2009
Ginger LeMay,
Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology.
[FR Doc. E9-26729 Filed 11-4-09; 8:45 am]
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