National Protection and Programs Directorate, 65390 [2016-22884]

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Windham, Nicole Young, Edward E. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS 2016–0060] [FR Doc. 2016–22884 Filed 9–21–16; 8:45 am] National Protection and Programs Directorate Office of Infrastructure Protection, National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Study Participation; notice for voluntary participation regarding Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Study. ACTION: [Docket No. DHS—2016—0068] Agency Information Collection Activities: DHS Civil Rights Compliance Form Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, DHS. ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments; New Collection, 1601–NEW. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the Departmenet of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP) are engaging critical infrastructure sector owners and operators in a study to define and validate current and future positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) requirements for critical infrastructure. This study will be coordinated with the Department of Transportation, which is establishing PNT requirements for the transportation sector. The requirements defined and validated by the study will support key decisions in the development of complementary PNT solution(s). Accurate PNT is essential for critical infrastructures across the country. Currently, the Global Positioning System (GPS) is the primary source of PNT information. However, GPS signals are susceptible to both unintentional and intentional disruption leaving critical infrastructure vulnerable to operational impacts from disruptions. Due to the essential need for precise timing within many of the critical infrastructure sectors, DHS will initially focus the study on timing requirements within the electricity and wireless communications sectors. Subsequently, DHS will engage additional sectors and expand the study to include positioning and navigation requirements. SUMMARY: Dated: September 13, 2016. Thomas Vieira, Manager, Executive Resources Policy, Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–22786 Filed 9–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9B–P 18:58 Sep 21, 2016 BILLING CODE 9110–9P–P AGENCY: This notice does not constitute a significant regulatory action under sec. 3(f) of E.O. 12866. Therefore, DHS has not submitted this notice to the Office of Management and Budget. Further, because this notice is a matter of agency organization, procedure and practice, DHS is not required to follow the rulemaking requirements under the Administrative Procedure Act (5 U.S.C. 553). VerDate Sep<11>2014 Dated: September 15, 2016. Sarah Ellis Peed, Director, Strategy, Policy & Budget, Office of Infrastructure Protection. Jkt 238001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Organizations or individuals interested in providing PNT requirements or other information pertaining to the study should contact the points of contact below by February 28, 2017: John Dragseth, NPPD, DHS, John.Dragseth@ dhs.gov, 703–235–9467; or Sarah Mahmood, S&T, DHS, Sarah.Mahmood@hq.dhs.gov, 202–254–6721. PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. SUMMARY: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until November 21, 2016. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1 ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number DHS– 2016–0068, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Please follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: dhs.pra@hq.dhs.gov. Please include docket number DHS–2016–0068 in the subject line of the message. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Recipients of Federal financial assistance from DHS are required to meet certain legal requirements relating to nondiscrimination and nondiscriminatory use of Federal funds. Those requirements include ensuring that entities receiving Federal financial assistance from DHS do not deny benefits or services, or otherwise discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, or sex, in accordance with the following authorities: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI) Public Law 88– 352, 42 U.S.C. 2000d–1 et seq., and the Department’s implementing regulation, 6 CFR part 21 and 44 CFR part 7; section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (sec. 504), Public Law 93–112, as amended by Public Law 93–516, 29 U.S.C. 794; title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), 20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq., and the DATES: E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 184 (Thursday, September 22, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-22884]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS 2016-0060]


National Protection and Programs Directorate

AGENCY: Office of Infrastructure Protection, National Protection and 
Programs Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: Study Participation; notice for voluntary participation 
regarding Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Study.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the 
Departmenet of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology 
Directorate (S&T) and DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate 
(NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP) are engaging critical 
infrastructure sector owners and operators in a study to define and 
validate current and future positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) 
requirements for critical infrastructure. This study will be 
coordinated with the Department of Transportation, which is 
establishing PNT requirements for the transportation sector. The 
requirements defined and validated by the study will support key 
decisions in the development of complementary PNT solution(s).
    Accurate PNT is essential for critical infrastructures across the 
country. Currently, the Global Positioning System (GPS) is the primary 
source of PNT information. However, GPS signals are susceptible to both 
unintentional and intentional disruption leaving critical 
infrastructure vulnerable to operational impacts from disruptions. Due 
to the essential need for precise timing within many of the critical 
infrastructure sectors, DHS will initially focus the study on timing 
requirements within the electricity and wireless communications 
sectors. Subsequently, DHS will engage additional sectors and expand 
the study to include positioning and navigation requirements.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Organizations or individuals 
interested in providing PNT requirements or other information 
pertaining to the study should contact the points of contact below by 
February 28, 2017: John Dragseth, NPPD, DHS, John.Dragseth@dhs.gov, 
703-235-9467; or Sarah Mahmood, S&T, DHS, Sarah.Mahmood@hq.dhs.gov, 
202-254-6721.

    Dated: September 15, 2016.
Sarah Ellis Peed,
Director, Strategy, Policy & Budget, Office of Infrastructure 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2016-22884 Filed 9-21-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9110-9P-P