Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training-Registration and Evaluation, 64960-64961 [2011-26971]

Download as PDF 64960 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 202 / Wednesday, October 19, 2011 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated September 28, 2011, the President issued a major disaster declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’), as follows: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the District of Columbia resulting from Hurricane Irene during the period of August 26 to September 1, 2011, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the District of Columbia. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation in the District of Columbia. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance is supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration for the approved assistance to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Kim R. 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[FR Doc. 2011–27072 Filed 10–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2010–0032] Federal Radiological Preparedness Coordinating Committee Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Federal Radiological Preparedness Coordinating Committee (FRPCC) is holding a public meeting on November 1, 2011 in Arlington, VA. DATES: The meeting will take place on November 1, 2011. The session is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Send written statements and requests to make oral statements to the contact person listed under the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business October 28, 2011. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Radisson Hotel Reagan National Airport in Salons I, II and III at 2020 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy Greten, FRPCC Executive Secretary, DHS/FEMA, 1800 South Bell Street—CC847, Mail Stop 3025, Arlington, VA 20598–3025; telephone (202) 646–3907; fax (703) 305–0837; or e-mail timothy.greten@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The role and functions of the Federal Radiological Preparedness Coordinating Committee (FRPCC) are described in 44 CFR 351.10(a) and 351.11(a). The FRPCC is holding a public meeting on November 1, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., at the Radisson Hotel Reagan National Airport in Salons I, II and III at 2020 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202. Please note that the meeting may close early. This meeting is open to the public. Public meeting participants must pre-register to be admitted to the meeting. To preregister, please provide your name and telephone number by close of business on October 28, 2011, to the individual SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 listed under the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT caption. The tentative agenda for the FRPCC meeting includes: (1) Introductions, (2) Radiological and Emergency Preparedness (REP) Manual Update, (3) FRPCC Nuclear and Radiological Integration Initiative Update, (4) Discussion on Formalization of the Process for International Atomic Energy Agency Notification Following a Domestic Nuclear Power Plant Incident, and (5) Senior Official Exercise/ Principal Level Exercise SOE/PLE 3–10 Nuclear Power Plant Communications Update. The FRPCC Co-Chairs shall conduct the meeting in a way that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Reasonable provisions will be made, if time permits, for oral statements from the public of not more than five minutes in length. Any member of the public who wishes to make an oral statement at the meeting should send a written request for time by close of business on October 28, 2011, to the individual listed under the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT caption. Any member of the public who wishes to file a written statement with the FRPCC should provide the statement by close of business on October 28, 2011, to the individual listed under the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT caption. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, please write or call the individual listed under the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT caption as soon as possible. Authority: 44 CFR 351.10(a) and 351.11(a). Dated: September 26, 2011. Timothy W. Manning, Deputy Administrator, Protection and National Preparedness, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2011–26968 Filed 10–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–21–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training— Registration and Evaluation Transportation Security Administration, DHS. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 202 / Wednesday, October 19, 2011 / Notices ACTION: Comments Invited 30 day notice. This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652–0028, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on May 12, 2011 (76 FR 27656). Upon registering for a voluntary advanced self-defense training class provided by TSA, the collection process involves requesting, the name, contact information, airline employee number, and Social Security number (last four digits) from flight and cabin crew members of air carriers to verify employment status and to confirm eligibility to participate. Eligible training participants are flight and cabin crew members of a U.S. airline conducting scheduled passenger operations. As such, on attending class, in person, crew members are asked to show a second form of identification to confirm registration information. See 49 U.S.C. 44918. Additionally, each participant is asked to complete a voluntary course evaluation form after the training concludes. The registration process was not mentioned in the 60day notice, but is part of the process. Registration adds approximately five minutes per person to the burden of this collection. DATES: Send your comments by November 18, 2011. 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, OMB. 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: Joanna Johnson, TSA PRA Officer, Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6011; telephone (571) 227–3651; email TSAPRA@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:34 Oct 18, 2011 Jkt 226001 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 Title: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training—Registration and Evaluation. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–0028. Forms(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 of the participant by contacting the participant’s employer, and confirms attendance by comparing the registration information against a sign-in PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64961 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: 2,000. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 500 hours annually. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on October 13, 2011. Joanna Johnson, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2011–26971 Filed 10–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Bureau of Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc. as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of approval of SGS North America, Inc., Carson, California, as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, SGS North America, Inc., Carson, California 90746, has been approved to gauge and test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http:// www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/ operations_support/labs_scientific_svcs/ org_and_operations.xml. DATES: The approval of SGS North America, Inc. as a commercial gauger and approved laboratory became effective on May 26, 2011. The first triennial inspection date will be scheduled for May 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald Cousins, Director, Scientific Services, Laboratories and Scientific SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB 
Review: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training--Registration and Evaluation

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

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ACTION: 30 day notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security 
Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request 
(ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0028, 
abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the 
currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 
The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its 
expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day 
period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information 
on May 12, 2011 (76 FR 27656).
    Upon registering for a voluntary advanced self-defense training 
class provided by TSA, the collection process involves requesting, the 
name, contact information, airline employee number, and Social Security 
number (last four digits) from flight and cabin crew members of air 
carriers to verify employment status and to confirm eligibility to 
participate. Eligible training participants are flight and cabin crew 
members of a U.S. airline conducting scheduled passenger operations. As 
such, on attending class, in person, crew members are asked to show a 
second form of identification to confirm registration information. See 
49 U.S.C. 44918. Additionally, each participant is asked to complete a 
voluntary course evaluation form after the training concludes. The 
registration process was not mentioned in the 60-day notice, but is 
part of the process. Registration adds approximately five minutes per 
person to the burden of this collection.

DATES: Send your comments by November 18, 2011. 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, OMB. 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: Joanna Johnson, TSA PRA Officer, 
Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA-11, Transportation Security 
Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598-6011; 
telephone (571) 227-3651; email TSAPRA@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 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

    Title: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training--Registration and 
Evaluation.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    OMB Control Number: 1652-0028.
    Forms(s): ``Level 1 End-of-Course Evaluation''; ``Community College 
Sign-In 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 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: 2,000.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 500 hours annually.

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on October 13, 2011.
Joanna Johnson,
TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2011-26971 Filed 10-18-11; 8:45 am]
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