Assessment Questionnaire-Risk Self-Assessment Tool (R-SAT), 66369 [E9-29738]

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The Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate has submitted the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The National Protection and Programs Directorate is soliciting comments concerning new collection request, Assessment Questionnaire—Risk Self-Assessment Tool (R–SAT). DHS previously published this information collection request (ICR) in the Federal Register on September 14, 2009, at 74 FR 47010, for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received by DHS. The purpose of this notice is to allow additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until January 14, 2010. sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:39 Dec 14, 2009 Jkt 220001 This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. 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 and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments which: 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. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 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 through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If additional information is required contact: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Amanda Norman, Program Analyst, DHS/NPPD/IP/IICD, Amanda.norman@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In order to identify and assess the vulnerabilities and risks pertaining to a specific public assembly venue, such as a stadium or arena, owner-operators and/or security managers often volunteer to conduct an R–SAT assessment. The requested questionnaire information is necessary in order to facilitate electronic execution of the Commercial Facilities Sector’s risk assessment to focus protection resources and activities on those assets, systems, networks, and functions with the highest risk profiles. Currently, there is no known data collection that includes multiple facilities within the Commercial Facilities Sector. After the user logs into the R–SAT system the user will be prompted with the R–SAT Assessment questionnaire and will answer various questions to input the data. Once the user begins the assessment, the only PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66369 information required to be submitted to (and shared with) the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) before completing the assessment is venue identification information (e.g., point-ofcontact information, address, latitude/ longitude, venue type, capacity, etc.). A user can elect to share their entire completed assessment with DHS, which will protect the information as Protected Critical Infrastructure Information (PCII). The information from the assessment will be used to assess the risk of the evaluated entity (e.g., calculate a vulnerability score by threat, evaluate protective/mitigation measures relative to vulnerability, calculate a risk score, report threats presenting highest risks, etc.). The information will also be combined with data from other respondents to provide an overall sector perspective (e.g., report additional relevant protective/mitigation measures for consideration, etc.). Analysis Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate. Title: Assessment Questionnaire— Risk Self-Assessment Tool (R–SAT). OMB Number: 1670—NEW. Frequency: Frequency. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Number of Respondents: 200. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 40 hours. Total Burden Hours: 8,000 annual burden hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $0.00. Signed: December 8, 2009. Thomas Chase Garwood, III, Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–29738 Filed 12–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–09–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2009–0153] National Protection and Programs Directorate; Methodology Technical Implementation Functional Survey AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments; New Information Collection request, 1670–NEW. E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2009-0154]


Assessment Questionnaire--Risk Self-Assessment Tool (R-SAT)

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of 
Homeland Security.

ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments; new information 
collection request, 1670-NEW.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and 
Programs Directorate has submitted the following information collection 
request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review 
and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The National Protection and 
Programs Directorate is soliciting comments concerning new collection 
request, Assessment Questionnaire--Risk Self-Assessment Tool (R-SAT). 
DHS previously published this information collection request (ICR) in 
the Federal Register on September 14, 2009, at 74 FR 47010, for a 60-
day public comment period. No comments were received by DHS. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow additional 30 days for public 
comments.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until January 14, 
2010. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.

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 and sent 
via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 
395-5806.
    The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in 
comments which:
    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. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    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 through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submissions of responses.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If additional information is required 
contact: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Amanda Norman, 
Program Analyst, DHS/NPPD/IP/IICD, Amanda.norman@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In order to identify and assess the 
vulnerabilities and risks pertaining to a specific public assembly 
venue, such as a stadium or arena, owner-operators and/or security 
managers often volunteer to conduct an R-SAT assessment. The requested 
questionnaire information is necessary in order to facilitate 
electronic execution of the Commercial Facilities Sector's risk 
assessment to focus protection resources and activities on those 
assets, systems, networks, and functions with the highest risk 
profiles. Currently, there is no known data collection that includes 
multiple facilities within the Commercial Facilities Sector. After the 
user logs into the R-SAT system the user will be prompted with the R-
SAT Assessment questionnaire and will answer various questions to input 
the data. Once the user begins the assessment, the only information 
required to be submitted to (and shared with) the U.S. Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS) before completing the assessment is venue 
identification information (e.g., point-of-contact information, 
address, latitude/longitude, venue type, capacity, etc.). A user can 
elect to share their entire completed assessment with DHS, which will 
protect the information as Protected Critical Infrastructure 
Information (PCII). The information from the assessment will be used to 
assess the risk of the evaluated entity (e.g., calculate a 
vulnerability score by threat, evaluate protective/mitigation measures 
relative to vulnerability, calculate a risk score, report threats 
presenting highest risks, etc.). The information will also be combined 
with data from other respondents to provide an overall sector 
perspective (e.g., report additional relevant protective/mitigation 
measures for consideration, etc.).

Analysis

    Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and 
Programs Directorate.
    Title: Assessment Questionnaire--Risk Self-Assessment Tool (R-SAT).
    OMB Number: 1670--NEW.
    Frequency: Frequency.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit.
    Number of Respondents: 200.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 40 hours.
    Total Burden Hours: 8,000 annual burden hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $0.00.

    Signed: December 8, 2009.
Thomas Chase Garwood, III,
Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs 
Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E9-29738 Filed 12-14-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-09-P