Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training-Registration and Evaluation, 70198-70199 [2014-27781]

Download as PDF 70198 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 25, 2014 / Notices The Homeland Security Advisory Council provides organizationally independent, strategic, timely, specific, and actionable advice and recommendations for the consideration of the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters related to homeland security. The Homeland Security Advisory Council is comprised of leaders of local law enforcement, first responders, state and local government, the private sector, and academia. Tasking: The DHS Grant Review Task Force will develop findings and recommendations in the following topic areas: The DHS Grant Review Task Force should address, among other closely related topics, the following questions: (1) What are the outcomes that the grants process is intended to achieve? (2) What mechanisms are best suited to achieving the desired outcomes? (3) Can national advisory committees and sub-groups consisting of local, state, territorial, and tribal representation be used to create nationally-recognized communities of practice, which in turn can be used to set broad national priorities, share lessons learned, and practice determining capability and capacity targets? (4) What role can national standards-setting bodies play in helping to define capability and capacity targets and other assessment criteria? Schedule: The DHS Grant Review Task Force’s findings and recommendations will be submitted to the Homeland Security Advisory Council for their deliberation and vote during a public meeting. Once the report is approved it will be sent to the Secretary for his review and acceptance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: November 19, 2014. Ben Haiman, Deputy Executive Director, Homeland Security Advisory Council, DHS. [FR Doc. 2014–27967 Filed 11–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY wreier-aviles on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Transportation Security Administration Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training— Registration and Evaluation Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:41 Nov 24, 2014 Jkt 235001 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 comment period soliciting comments of the following collection of information, on September 9, 2014, 79 FR 53438. 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. On attending class in person, crew members are asked to show a second form of identification to confirm registration information. Additionally, each participant is asked to complete a voluntary course evaluation form after the training concludes. DATES: Send your comments by December 26, 2014. 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: Christina A. Walsh, TSA PRA Officer, Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6011; telephone (571) 227–2062; email TSAPRA@ tsa.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 PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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): ‘‘Web enabled Registration Form’’; ‘‘Level 1 End-of-Course Evaluation’’. 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: 1,000. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 250 hours annually. E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 25, 2014 / Notices Dated: November 19, 2014. Christina A. Walsh, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2014–27781 Filed 11–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R8–FHC–2014–N243: FXFR1334088TWG0W4–123–FF08EACT00] Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group; Public Meeting and Teleconference Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce a public meeting of the Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group (TAMWG). The TAMWG is a Federal advisory committee that affords stakeholders the opportunity to give policy, management, and technical input concerning Trinity River (California) restoration efforts to the Trinity Management Council (TMC). The TMC interprets and recommends policy, coordinates and reviews SUMMARY: management actions, and provides organizational budget oversight. DATES: Public meeting: TAMWG will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time on Monday, December 15, 2014, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Deadlines: For deadlines on submitting written material, please see ‘‘Public Input’’ under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The in-person meeting will be held at the Weaverville Fire District, 125 Bremer Street, Weaverville, CA 96093. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth W. Hadley, Redding Electric Utility, 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding, CA 96001; telephone: 530–339–7327; email: ehadley@reupower.com; or Joseph C. Polos, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1655 Heindon Road, Arcata, CA 95521; telephone: 707–822–7201; joe_ polos@fws.gov. Individuals with a disability may request an accommodation by sending an email to the one of the points of contact, and those accommodations will be provided. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we announce that the Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group (TAMWG) will hold a meeting. 70199 Background The TAMWG affords stakeholders the opportunity to give policy, management, and technical input concerning Trinity River (California) restoration efforts to the Trinity Management Council (TMC). The TMC interprets and recommends policy, coordinates and reviews management actions, and provides organizational budget oversight. Meeting Agenda • Designated Federal Officer (DFO) updates, • TMC Chair update, • Executive Director’s update, • TRRP workgroup/Science Coordinator update, • Implementation update, • Phase 1 workshop summary presentation, • TAMWG Information Needs and Communication Discussion, • TAMWG objectives identification discussion, • Potential hole filling associated with Dutch Creek restoration site, • Addition of Humboldt County to the TMC, • TMC current issues, and • Public Comment. The final agenda will be posted on the Internet at http://www.fws.gov/arcata. PUBLIC INPUT You must contact Elizabeth Hadley (FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than If you wish to Submit written information or questions for the TAMWG to consider during the meeting ... wreier-aviles on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Submitting Written Information or Questions Elizabeth Hadley up to 7 days after the meeting. Interested members of the public may submit relevant information or questions for the TAMWG to consider during the meeting. Written statements must be received by the date listed in ‘‘Public Input,’’ so that the information may be available to the TAMWG for their consideration prior to this meeting. Written statements must be supplied to Elizabeth Hadley in one of the following formats: One hard copy with original signature, one electronic copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via email (acceptable file formats are Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, PowerPoint, or rich text file). Registered speakers who wish to expand on their oral statements, or those who wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, may submit written statements to Meeting Minutes VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Nov 24, 2014 Jkt 235001 Dated: November 18, 2014. Joseph C. Polos, Supervisory Fish Biologist, Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office, Arcata, California. [FR Doc. 2014–27764 Filed 11–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey Summary minutes of the meeting will be maintained by Elizabeth Hadley (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). The draft minutes will be available for public inspection within 15 days after the meeting, and will be posted on the TAMWG Web site at http:// www.fws.gov/arcata. PO 00000 December 8, 2014. Sfmt 4703 Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee; Meeting AGENCY: ACTION: U.S. Geological Survey. Notice of meeting. Pursuant to Public Law 106– 503, the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) will hold its next meeting in the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) Boardroom at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California. The Committee is comprised of members from academia, industry, and State government. The Committee shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on matters relating to the USGS’s participation in SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 227 (Tuesday, November 25, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70198-70199]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-27781]


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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.

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 
comment period soliciting comments of the following collection of 
information, on September 9, 2014, 79 FR 53438.
    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. On 
attending class in person, crew members are asked to show a second form 
of identification to confirm registration information. Additionally, 
each participant is asked to complete a voluntary course evaluation 
form after the training concludes.

DATES: Send your comments by December 26, 2014. 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: Christina A. Walsh, TSA PRA Officer, 
Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA-11, Transportation Security 
Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598-6011; 
telephone (571) 227-2062; email TSAPRA@tsa.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): ``Web enabled Registration Form''; ``Level 1 End-of-
Course Evaluation''.
    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: 1,000.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 250 hours annually.


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    Dated: November 19, 2014.
Christina A. Walsh,
TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2014-27781 Filed 11-24-14; 8:45 am]
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