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), 74201 [2012-29988]

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[FR Doc. 2012–30156 Filed 12–12–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P 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) Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: 60-day Notice. AGENCY: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:21 Dec 12, 2012 Jkt 229001 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 Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652–0041, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). SUMMARY: 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 Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS)/Canine Training and Evaluation Section (CTES) Explosives Detection Canine Handlers Course, Passenger Screening Canine Handler Course and the Supervisor/ Trainer Seminars. DATES: Send your comments by February 11, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments may be emailed to TSAPRA@dhs.gov or delivered to the TSA PRA Officer, Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan L. Perkins at the above address, or by telephone (571) 227–3398. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number 1652–0041; National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program (NEDCTP) Handler Training Assessment Survey (formerly named: Graduate Training Feedback Form). The FAMS/CTES Explosives Detection Canine Handlers Course, Passenger Screening Canine Handler Course and the Supervisor/Trainer PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74201 Seminars are given to state and local personnel as well as TSA personnel who are trained to be canine handlers. The state and local personnel participate under agency specific cooperative agreements in that portion of the the TSA Grant program administered by the National Canine Program (NCP). The Handler Training Assessment Survey captures from graduating students numerical ratings and written comments about the quality of training instruction at the FAMS/ CTES Explosives Detection Canine Handlers Course, Passenger Screening Canine Handler Course and the Supervisor/Trainer Seminars. The data is collected electronically through the NCP Canine Web site (a secure Web site accessible by authorized personnel only) and provides valuable feedback to the Supervisory Agent in Charge (SAC), CTES, instructional staff and supervisors on how the training material was presented and received. The Assessment Surveys are mandatory for students who successfully complete training, but the students may remain anonymous. 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. 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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), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0041, 
abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS)/Canine Training 
and Evaluation Section (CTES) Explosives Detection Canine Handlers 
Course, Passenger Screening Canine Handler Course and the Supervisor/
Trainer Seminars.

DATES: Send your comments by February 11, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be emailed to TSAPRA@dhs.gov or delivered to 
the TSA PRA Officer, Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA-11, 
Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, 
Arlington, VA 20598-6011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan L. Perkins at the above address, 
or by telephone (571) 227-3398.

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

    OMB Control Number 1652-0041; National Explosives Detection Canine 
Team Program (NEDCTP) Handler Training Assessment Survey (formerly 
named: Graduate Training Feedback Form). The FAMS/CTES Explosives 
Detection Canine Handlers Course, Passenger Screening Canine Handler 
Course and the Supervisor/Trainer Seminars are given to state and local 
personnel as well as TSA personnel who are trained to be canine 
handlers. The state and local personnel participate under agency 
specific cooperative agreements in that portion of the the TSA Grant 
program administered by the National Canine Program (NCP). The Handler 
Training Assessment Survey captures from graduating students numerical 
ratings and written comments about the quality of training instruction 
at the FAMS/CTES Explosives Detection Canine Handlers Course, Passenger 
Screening Canine Handler Course and the Supervisor/Trainer Seminars. 
The data is collected electronically through the NCP Canine Web site (a 
secure Web site accessible by authorized personnel only) and provides 
valuable feedback to the Supervisory Agent in Charge (SAC), CTES, 
instructional staff and supervisors on how the training material was 
presented and received. The Assessment Surveys are mandatory for 
students who successfully complete training, but the students may 
remain anonymous. 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, Virginia, on December 6, 2012.
Susan L. Perkins,
TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2012-29988 Filed 12-12-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-05-P