New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Public Transportation Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Program, 71430-71431 [2012-28996]

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Gray, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–28971 Filed 11–29–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Public Transportation Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Program Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: 30-day notice. AGENCY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the new Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval 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 comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on May 30, 2012, 77 FR 31866. TSA received two comments unrelated to the ICR in response to this notice. This voluntary information collection allows TSA to conduct transportation securityrelated assessments during site visits with security and operating officials of transit agencies. DATES: Send your comments by December 31, 2012. 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: Susan L. Perkins, TSA PRA Officer, Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6011; telephone (571) 227–3398; email TSAPRA@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: 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 E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 231 / Friday, November 30, 2012 / Notices 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. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Information Collection Requirement Title: Public Transportation Systems Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Program. Type of Request: New collection. OMB Control Number: Not yet assigned. Form(s): BASE electronic checklist. Affected Public: Public Transportation Agencies, including buses, rail transit, long-distance rail, and other, less common types of service (cable cars, inclined planes, funiculars, and automated guide way systems). Abstract: TSA’s Public Transportation Systems BASE program was developed to evaluate a transit system/assets security posture through voluntary site visits with security and operating officials of public transportation systems. This program will allow TSA to expand its awareness and understanding of transportation modes and asset security postures in order to enable more effective targeting of security programs and technical assistance to evaluate security, and facilitate sharing of best security practices. Number of Respondents: 140. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 6,440 hours annually. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on November 21, 2012. Susan L. Perkins, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2012–28996 Filed 11–29–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:17 Nov 29, 2012 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Highway Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Program Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: 30-day Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the new Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval 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 comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on May 29, 2012 77 FR 31632. TSA received four comments in response to this notice. Two comments were unrelated to the ICR. The remaining two comments were requests for program information. This voluntary information collection allows TSA to conduct transportation security-related assessments during site visits with security and operating officials of surface transportation entities. DATES: Send your comments by December 31, 2012. 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: Susan L. Perkins, TSA PRA Officer, Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6011; telephone (571) 227–3398; email TSAPRA@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: 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 PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 71431 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: Highway Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Program. Type of Request: New collection. OMB Control Number: Not yet assigned. Form(s): Highway Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE). Affected Public: Highway transportation asset owners and operators. Abstract: TSA’s Highway BASE program seeks to establish the current state of security gaps and implemented countermeasures throughout the highway mode of transportation by posing questions to major transportation asset owners and operators. Data and results collected through the Highway BASE program will inform TSA’s policy and program initiatives and allow TSA to provide focused resources and tools to enhance the overall security posture within the surface transportation community. Number of Respondents: 750. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 3,000 hours annually. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on November 21, 2012. . Susan L. Perkins, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2012–28997 Filed 11–29–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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[FR Doc No: 2012-28996]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Public Transportation Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement 
(BASE) Program

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: 30-day notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security 
Administration (TSA) has forwarded the new Information Collection 
Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and approval 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 
comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of 
information on May 30, 2012, 77 FR 31866. TSA received two comments 
unrelated to the ICR in response to this notice. This voluntary 
information collection allows TSA to conduct transportation security-
related assessments during site visits with security and operating 
officials of transit agencies.

DATES: Send your comments by December 31, 2012. 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: Susan L. Perkins, TSA PRA Officer, 
Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA-11, Transportation Security 
Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598-6011; 
telephone (571) 227-3398; 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

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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: Public Transportation Systems Baseline Assessment for 
Security Enhancement (BASE) Program.
    Type of Request: New collection.
    OMB Control Number: Not yet assigned.
    Form(s): BASE electronic checklist.
    Affected Public: Public Transportation Agencies, including buses, 
rail transit, long-distance rail, and other, less common types of 
service (cable cars, inclined planes, funiculars, and automated guide 
way systems).
    Abstract: TSA's Public Transportation Systems BASE program was 
developed to evaluate a transit system/assets security posture through 
voluntary site visits with security and operating officials of public 
transportation systems. This program will allow TSA to expand its 
awareness and understanding of transportation modes and asset security 
postures in order to enable more effective targeting of security 
programs and technical assistance to evaluate security, and facilitate 
sharing of best security practices.
    Number of Respondents: 140.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 6,440 hours annually.

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on November 21, 2012.
Susan L. Perkins,
TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2012-28996 Filed 11-29-12; 8:45 am]
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