Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review, 51810-51811 [2013-20283]

Download as PDF 51810 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 21, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Twenty-Fourth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 224, Airport Security Access Control Systems Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). AGENCY: Meeting Notice of RTCA Special Committee 224, Airport Security Access Control Systems. ACTION: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the twenty-fourth meeting of the RTCA Special Committee 224, Airport Security Access Control Systems. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on September 9 from 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at RTCA, Inc., 1150 18th Street NW., Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036. ADDRESSES: The RTCA Secretariat, 1150 18th Street NW., Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036, or by telephone at (202) 833–9339, fax at (202) 833–9434, or Web site at http:// www.rtca.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., App.), notice is hereby given for a meeting of Special Committee 224. The agenda will include the following: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: September 9, 2013 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES • Welcome, Introductions & Administrative Remarks • Review and Approve Summary of the Twenty-third Meeting • Updates from TSA (as required) • Final Review/Approval—Proposed Draft—Revised DO–230C—Integrated Security System Standard for Airport Access Control, RTCA Paper No. 168– 13/SC224–048 • TOR Review—Status of Deliverables • Time and Place of Next Meeting • Any Other Business • Adjourn Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairman, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:29 Aug 20, 2013 Jkt 229001 Issued in Washington, DC, on September 9, 2013. Paige Williams, Management Analyst, NextGen, Business Operations Group, Federal Aviation Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–20424 Filed 8–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Surplus Property Release at George M. Bryan Airport Starkville, Mississippi CONTACT. In addition, any person may, upon request, inspect the request, notice and other documents germane to the request in person at the George M. Bryan Airport. Issued in Jackson, Mississippi on August 12, 2013. Rans D. Black, Manager, Jackson Airports District Office, Southern Region. [FR Doc. 2013–20368 Filed 8–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of intent to rule on land release request. [FTA Docket No. FTA–2013–0033] Under the provisions of Title 49, U.S.C. Section 47153(c), notice is being given that the FAA is considering a request from the Starkville Board of Alderman to waive the requirement that a 10.01-acre parcel of surplus property, located at the George M. Bryan Airport, be used for aeronautical purposes. DATES: Comments must be received on or before September 20, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments on this notice may be mailed or delivered in triplicate to the FAA at the following address: Jackson Airports District Office, 100 West Cross Street, Suite B, Jackson, MS 39208–2307. In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to Rodney Lincoln, Airport Manager, at the following address: George M. Bryan Airport, 120 Airport Rd., Starkville, MS 39759. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Shumate, Program Manager, or Brian Hendry, Community Planner, at the Jackson Airports District Office, 100 West Cross Street, Suite B, Jackson, MS 39208–2307, (601)664–9882. The land release request may be reviewed in person at this same location. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA is reviewing a request by George M. Bryan Airport to release 10.01 acres of surplus property at the Starkville/ Oktibbeha County Airport. The property will be purchased by Golden Triangle Planning and Development District for a passive recreation park. The net proceeds from the sale of this property will be used for Airport Improvement Program eligible development. Any person may inspect the request in person at the FAA office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION DOT. AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review AGENCY: ACTION: Federal Transit Administration, Notice of request for comments. The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval to renew the following information collection: SUMMARY: 49 CFR part 659—Rail Fixed Guideway Systems; State Safety Oversight The information collected enables each SSO agency to monitor each rail transit agency’s implementation of the State’s requirements as specified in the Program Standard approved by FTA. The Federal Register Notice with a 60day comment period soliciting comments was published on June 5, 2013. DATES: Comments must be submitted before September 20, 2013 A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LaStar Matthews, Office of Administration, Office of Management Planning, (202) 366–2295. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: 49 CFR part 659—Rail Fixed Guideway Systems; State Safety Oversight (OMB Number: 2132–0558). Abstract: 49 U.S.C. 5330 requires States to designate a State Safety Oversight (SSO) agency to oversee the safety and security of each rail transit agency within the State’s jurisdiction. To comply with Section 5330, SSO agencies must develop program standards which meet FTA’s minimum requirements. In the Program Standard, which must be approved by FTA, each SSO agency must require each rail E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 21, 2013 / Notices transit agency in the State’s jurisdiction to prepare and implement a System Safety Program Plan (SSPP) and System Security Plan (SSP). The SSO agency also requires the rail transit agencies in its jurisdiction to conduct specific activities, such as accident investigation, implementation of a hazard management program, and the management of an internal safety and security audit process. SSO agencies review and approve the SSPPs and SSPs of the rail transit agencies. Once every three years, States conduct an on-site review of the rail transit agencies in their jurisdictions to assess SSPP/SSP implementation and to determine whether these plans are effective and if they need to be updated. SSO agencies develop final reports documenting the findings from these on-site reviews and require corrective actions. SSO agencies also review and approve accident investigation reports, participate in the rail transit agency’s hazard management program, and oversee implementation of the rail transit agency’s internal safety and security audit process. SSO agencies review and approve corrective action plans and track and monitor rail transit agency activities to implement them. Collection of this information enables each SSO agency to monitor each rail transit agency’s implementation of the State’s requirements as specified in the Program Standard approved by FTA. Without this information, States would not be able to oversee the rail transit agencies in their jurisdictions. Recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) have encouraged States and rail transit agencies to devote additional resources to these safety activities and safety oversight in general. SSO agencies also submit an annual certification to FTA that the State is in compliance with Section 5330 and an annual report documenting the State’s safety and security oversight activities. States also submit annual grant applications for Federal transit assistance and report quarterly on the progress of those activities. FTA uses the annual information submitted by the States to monitor implementation of the program. If a State fails to comply with Section 5330, FTA may withhold up to five percent of the funds appropriated for use in a State or urbanized area in the State under section 5307. The information submitted by the States ensures FTA’s compliance with applicable federal laws, OMB Circular A–102, and 49 CFR Part 18, ‘‘Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:29 Aug 20, 2013 Jkt 229001 and Cooperative Agreements with State and Local Governments.’’ Estimated Total Annual Burden: 177,820 hours. ADDRESSES: All written comments must refer to the docket number that appears at the top of this document and be submitted to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725—17th Street NW. Washington, DC 20503, Attention: FTA Desk Officer. Comments are Invited On: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Matthew M. Crouch, Deputy Associate Administrator for Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–20283 Filed 8–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration [FTA Docket No. FTA–2013–0032] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of request for comments. The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval to renew the following information collection: Transit Investments in Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER) Program. The information collected is necessary to ensure that recipients of TIGGER funds are meeting program objectives and are complying with FTA Circular 5010.1D, ‘‘Grant Management Requirements’’ and other federal requirements. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on May 17, 2013. DATES: Comments must be submitted before September 20, 2013 A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51811 receives it within 30 days of publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LaStar Matthews, Office of Administration, Office of Management Planning, (202) 366–2295. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Transit Investments in Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER) Program (OMB Number: 2132–0566). Abstract: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) established the Transit Investments in Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER) Program with $100 million in new discretionary grant program funding to support public transit agencies in making capital investments that would assist in the reduction of energy consumption or greenhouse gas emissions within their public transportation systems. In two subsequent years, The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, Related Agencies Appropriations Act, The Department of Defense and FullYear Continuing Appropriations Act appropriated an additional $75 million and $49.9 million, respectively, for FY 2010 and FY 2011. The TIGGER Program has awarded 87 competitively selected projects, implementing a wide variety of technologies to meet program goals. The awarded projects are geographically diverse, covering 35 states and 67 different transit agencies in both urban and rural settings. The information that’s currently being collected for this program is submitted as part of the Project Management reporting requirements for TIGGER. The collection of Project Management information provides documentation that the recipients of TIGGER funds are meeting program objectives and are complying with FTA Circular 5010.1D, ‘‘Grant Management Requirements’’ and other federal requirements. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 17,052 hours. ADDRESSES: All written comments must refer to the docket number that appears at the top of this document and be submitted to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725—17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: FTA Desk Officer. Comments are Invited On: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Transit Administration

[FTA Docket No. FTA-2013-0033]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment 
about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's 
(OMB) approval to renew the following information collection:

49 CFR part 659--Rail Fixed Guideway Systems; State Safety Oversight

    The information collected enables each SSO agency to monitor each 
rail transit agency's implementation of the State's requirements as 
specified in the Program Standard approved by FTA. The Federal Register 
Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published 
on June 5, 2013.

DATES: Comments must be submitted before September 20, 2013 A comment 
to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of 
publication.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LaStar Matthews, Office of 
Administration, Office of Management Planning, (202) 366-2295.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: 49 CFR part 659--Rail Fixed Guideway Systems; State Safety 
Oversight (OMB Number: 2132-0558).
    Abstract: 49 U.S.C. 5330 requires States to designate a State 
Safety Oversight (SSO) agency to oversee the safety and security of 
each rail transit agency within the State's jurisdiction. To comply 
with Section 5330, SSO agencies must develop program standards which 
meet FTA's minimum requirements. In the Program Standard, which must be 
approved by FTA, each SSO agency must require each rail

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transit agency in the State's jurisdiction to prepare and implement a 
System Safety Program Plan (SSPP) and System Security Plan (SSP). The 
SSO agency also requires the rail transit agencies in its jurisdiction 
to conduct specific activities, such as accident investigation, 
implementation of a hazard management program, and the management of an 
internal safety and security audit process. SSO agencies review and 
approve the SSPPs and SSPs of the rail transit agencies. Once every 
three years, States conduct an on-site review of the rail transit 
agencies in their jurisdictions to assess SSPP/SSP implementation and 
to determine whether these plans are effective and if they need to be 
updated. SSO agencies develop final reports documenting the findings 
from these on-site reviews and require corrective actions. SSO agencies 
also review and approve accident investigation reports, participate in 
the rail transit agency's hazard management program, and oversee 
implementation of the rail transit agency's internal safety and 
security audit process. SSO agencies review and approve corrective 
action plans and track and monitor rail transit agency activities to 
implement them.
    Collection of this information enables each SSO agency to monitor 
each rail transit agency's implementation of the State's requirements 
as specified in the Program Standard approved by FTA. Without this 
information, States would not be able to oversee the rail transit 
agencies in their jurisdictions. Recommendations from the National 
Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Government Accountability 
Office (GAO) have encouraged States and rail transit agencies to devote 
additional resources to these safety activities and safety oversight in 
general.
    SSO agencies also submit an annual certification to FTA that the 
State is in compliance with Section 5330 and an annual report 
documenting the State's safety and security oversight activities. 
States also submit annual grant applications for Federal transit 
assistance and report quarterly on the progress of those activities. 
FTA uses the annual information submitted by the States to monitor 
implementation of the program. If a State fails to comply with Section 
5330, FTA may withhold up to five percent of the funds appropriated for 
use in a State or urbanized area in the State under section 5307. The 
information submitted by the States ensures FTA's compliance with 
applicable federal laws, OMB Circular A-102, and 49 CFR Part 18, 
``Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative 
Agreements with State and Local Governments.''
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 177,820 hours.

ADDRESSES: All written comments must refer to the docket number that 
appears at the top of this document and be submitted to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725--17th Street NW. Washington, DC 20503, Attention: FTA Desk Officer.
    Comments are Invited On: Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the Department, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; the accuracy of the Department's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize 
the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including 
the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.

Matthew M. Crouch,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-20283 Filed 8-20-13; 8:45 am]
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