Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Certified Cargo Screening Program, 6532 [2016-02341]

Download as PDF 6532 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 25 / Monday, February 8, 2016 / Notices Dated: February 1, 2016. David Epperson, Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2016–02356 Filed 2–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9P–P 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 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration [Docket No. TSA–2009–0018] Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Certified Cargo Screening Program Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652–0053, abstracted below to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. 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 November 30, 2015, 80 FR 74786. The collection involves: (1) Applications from entities that wish to become Certified Cargo Screening Facilities (CCSFs); (2) personally identifiable information to allow TSA to conduct security threat assessments on certain individuals employed by the CCSFs; (3) standard security programs or submission of a proposed modified security program or amendment to a security program; and (4) recordkeeping requirements for CCSFs. TSA is seeking the renewal of the ICR for the continuation of the Certified Cargo Screening Program in order to secure passenger aircraft carrying cargo. DATES: Send your comments by March 9, 2016. 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, asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Feb 05, 2016 Jkt 238001 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: Certified Cargo Screening Program. Type of Request: Renewal of one currently approved ICR. OMB Control Number: 1652–0053. Forms(s): The forms used for this collection of information include CCSF Facility Profile Application (TSA Form 419B), CCSF Principal Attestation (TSA Form 419D), Security Profile (TSA Form 419E), and the Security Threat Assessment Application (TSA Form 419F). Affected Public: The collections of information that make up this ICR involve entities other than aircraft operators and include facilities upstream in the air cargo supply chain, such as shippers, manufacturers, warehousing entities, distributors, third party logistics companies, and indirect air carriers located in the United States. Abstract: TSA is seeking continued approval from OMB for the collection of information contained in the ICR. Companies seeking to become CCSFs are required to submit an application to TSA at least 90 calendar days before the PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 intended date of operation, to include quantity, make, and model of the technology(ies) used to screen cargo. Prior to certification, the CCSF must also submit to an assessment of its facility by TSA. Once certified, the CCSF must operate in accordance with a TSA-approved security program. CCSFs must also collect personal information and submit such information to TSA so that TSA may conduct security threat assessments for individuals with unescorted access to cargo, and who have responsibility for screening cargo under title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR) parts 1544, 1546, 1548, and 1549. CCSFs must also maintain screening, training, and other security-related records of compliance. Estimated Number of Respondents: 18,290. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 7125.24 hours annually. Dated: February 2, 2016. Christina A. Walsh, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2016–02341 Filed 2–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0126] Agency Information Collection Activities: Collection of Qualitative Feedback Through Focus Groups; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on November 17, 2015, at 80 FR 71817, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did receive one comment in connection with the 60-day notice. DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

[Docket No. TSA-2009-0018]


Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB 
Review: Certified Cargo Screening 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 Information Collection Request 
(ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0053, 
abstracted below to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act. 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 November 30, 2015, 80 FR 74786. 
The collection involves: (1) Applications from entities that wish to 
become Certified Cargo Screening Facilities (CCSFs); (2) personally 
identifiable information to allow TSA to conduct security threat 
assessments on certain individuals employed by the CCSFs; (3) standard 
security programs or submission of a proposed modified security program 
or amendment to a security program; and (4) recordkeeping requirements 
for CCSFs. TSA is seeking the renewal of the ICR for the continuation 
of the Certified Cargo Screening Program in order to secure passenger 
aircraft carrying cargo.

DATES: Send your comments by March 9, 2016. 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: Certified Cargo Screening Program.
    Type of Request: Renewal of one currently approved ICR.
    OMB Control Number: 1652-0053.
    Forms(s): The forms used for this collection of information include 
CCSF Facility Profile Application (TSA Form 419B), CCSF Principal 
Attestation (TSA Form 419D), Security Profile (TSA Form 419E), and the 
Security Threat Assessment Application (TSA Form 419F).
    Affected Public: The collections of information that make up this 
ICR involve entities other than aircraft operators and include 
facilities upstream in the air cargo supply chain, such as shippers, 
manufacturers, warehousing entities, distributors, third party 
logistics companies, and indirect air carriers located in the United 
States.
    Abstract: TSA is seeking continued approval from OMB for the 
collection of information contained in the ICR. Companies seeking to 
become CCSFs are required to submit an application to TSA at least 90 
calendar days before the intended date of operation, to include 
quantity, make, and model of the technology(ies) used to screen cargo. 
Prior to certification, the CCSF must also submit to an assessment of 
its facility by TSA. Once certified, the CCSF must operate in 
accordance with a TSA-approved security program. CCSFs must also 
collect personal information and submit such information to TSA so that 
TSA may conduct security threat assessments for individuals with 
unescorted access to cargo, and who have responsibility for screening 
cargo under title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR) parts 1544, 
1546, 1548, and 1549. CCSFs must also maintain screening, training, and 
other security-related records of compliance.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 18,290.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 7125.24 hours annually.

    Dated: February 2, 2016.
Christina A. Walsh,
Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2016-02341 Filed 2-5-16; 8:45 am]
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