Request for Applicants for Appointment to the Aviation Security Advisory Committee, 6048-6049 [2018-02798]

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Public Comment Period XIII. Closing Remarks XIV. Adjournment/CIPAC Close Dated: February 5, 2018. Renee Murphy, Designated Federal Officer for the CIPAC, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2018–02817 Filed 2–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9P–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration [Docket No. TSA–2011–0008] Request for Applicants for Appointment to the Aviation Security Advisory Committee Transportation Security Administration, DHS. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Committee Management; Request for Applicants. ACTION: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) to apply for appointment. ASAC’s mission is to provide advice and recommendations to the Administrator of TSA on improving aviation security matters, including developing, refining, and implementing policies, programs, rulemaking and security directives pertaining to aviation security, while adhering to sensitive security guidelines. DATES: Applications for membership must be submitted to TSA using one of the methods in the ADDRESSES section below on or before March 5, 2018. ADDRESSES: Applications must be submitted by one of the following means: • Email: ASAC@tsa.dhs.gov. • Mail: Dean Walter, ASAC Designated Federal Official, Transportation Security Administration (TSA–28), 601 12th St. South, Arlington, VA 20598–4028. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for application requirements. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Walter, ASAC Designated Federal Official, Transportation Security Administration (TSA–28), 601 12th St. South, Arlington, VA 20598–4028, ASAC@tsa.dhs.gov, 571–227–2645. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ASAC is an advisory committee established pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 44946. The committee is composed of individual members representing key constituencies affected by aviation security requirements. SUMMARY: Balanced Membership Plans ASAC will be composed of not more than 34 individuals appointed by the Administrator of TSA to represent the following 19 key constituencies affected by aviation security requirements, as defined at 49 U.S.C. 44946(c)(1)(C): 1. Air carriers. 2. All-cargo air transportation. 3. Labor organizations representing air carrier employees. 4. Aircraft manufacturers. 5. Airport operators. 6. General aviation. 7. Travel industry. 8. Victims of terrorist acts against aviation. 9. Law enforcement and security experts. 10. Indirect air carriers. 11. Aviation security technology industry (including screening technology and biometrics). E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 29 / Monday, February 12, 2018 / Notices 12. Airport-based businesses (including minority-owned small businesses). 13. Passenger advocacy groups. 14. Businesses that conduct security operations at airports (Screening Partnership Program contractors). 15. Labor organizations representing transportation security officers. 16. Airport construction and maintenance contractors. 17. Labor organizations representing employees of airport construction and maintenance contractors. 18. Privacy organizations. 19. Aeronautical repair stations. ASAC does not have a specific number of members allocated to any membership category and the number of members in a category may change to fit the needs of the Committee, but each organization shall be represented by one individual. Members will serve as representatives and speak on behalf of their respective constituency group, and will not be appointed as Special Government Employees as defined in 18 U.S.C. 202(a). Membership on the Committee is personal to the appointee and a member may not send an alternate to a Committee meeting. Pursuant to 49 U.S.C 44946(c)(3) members shall not receive pay, allowances, or benefits from the Government by reason of their service on the Committee. Application for Advisory Committee Appointment Any person wishing to be considered for appointment to ASAC must provide the following: • Complete professional resume. • Statement of interest and reasons for application, including the membership category and how you represent a significant portion of that constituency. • Home and work addresses, telephone number, and email address. Please submit your application to the Responsible TSA Official in ADDRESSES noted above by March 5, 2018. Committee Meetings AGENCY: The Committee typically convenes four times per year; however, additional meetings may be held with the approval of the Designated Federal Official. Due to the sensitive nature of the material discussed, meetings are typically closed to the public. At least one meeting will be open to the public each year. In addition, members are expected to participate on ASAC subcommittees that typically meet more frequently to deliberation and discuss specific aviation matters. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Committee Membership Committee members are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Administrator of TSA for a two-year duration with ‘‘staggered terms.’’ Staggered terms means that approximately one-half of the Committee members’ terms expire in alternating years. This ensures continuity and consistency for the Committee. In the year of transition to staggered terms, approximately one-half of the members will be appointed to one-year terms and the other half to two-year terms. In the following year and thereafter, all appointments will be for terms of two years. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Feb 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 Dated: February 6, 2018. Eddie D. Mayenschein, Assistant Administrator, Security Policy and Industry Engagement. [FR Doc. 2018–02798 Filed 2–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX064A000 189S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX064A000 18XS501520; OMB Control Number 1029–0059] Agency Information Collection Activities; Grants to States and Tribes Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are proposing to renew an information collection for requirements for Grants to States and Tribes. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 13, 2018. 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It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of the OSMRE; (2) is the estimate of burden accurate; (3) how might the OSMRE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) how might the OSMRE minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 29 (Monday, February 12, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-02798]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

[Docket No. TSA-2011-0008]


Request for Applicants for Appointment to the Aviation Security 
Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Request for Applicants.

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SUMMARY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is requesting 
individuals who are interested in serving on the Aviation Security 
Advisory Committee (ASAC) to apply for appointment. ASAC's mission is 
to provide advice and recommendations to the Administrator of TSA on 
improving aviation security matters, including developing, refining, 
and implementing policies, programs, rulemaking and security directives 
pertaining to aviation security, while adhering to sensitive security 
guidelines.

DATES: Applications for membership must be submitted to TSA using one 
of the methods in the ADDRESSES section below on or before March 5, 
2018.

ADDRESSES: Applications must be submitted by one of the following 
means:
     Email: [email protected].
     Mail: Dean Walter, ASAC Designated Federal Official, 
Transportation Security Administration (TSA-28), 601 12th St. South, 
Arlington, VA 20598-4028.
    See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for application requirements.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Walter, ASAC Designated Federal 
Official, Transportation Security Administration (TSA-28), 601 12th St. 
South, Arlington, VA 20598-4028, [email protected], 571-227-2645.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ASAC is an advisory committee established 
pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 44946. The committee is composed of individual 
members representing key constituencies affected by aviation security 
requirements.

Balanced Membership Plans

    ASAC will be composed of not more than 34 individuals appointed by 
the Administrator of TSA to represent the following 19 key 
constituencies affected by aviation security requirements, as defined 
at 49 U.S.C. 44946(c)(1)(C):
    1. Air carriers.
    2. All-cargo air transportation.
    3. Labor organizations representing air carrier employees.
    4. Aircraft manufacturers.
    5. Airport operators.
    6. General aviation.
    7. Travel industry.
    8. Victims of terrorist acts against aviation.
    9. Law enforcement and security experts.
    10. Indirect air carriers.
    11. Aviation security technology industry (including screening 
technology and biometrics).

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    12. Airport-based businesses (including minority-owned small 
businesses).
    13. Passenger advocacy groups.
    14. Businesses that conduct security operations at airports 
(Screening Partnership Program contractors).
    15. Labor organizations representing transportation security 
officers.
    16. Airport construction and maintenance contractors.
    17. Labor organizations representing employees of airport 
construction and maintenance contractors.
    18. Privacy organizations.
    19. Aeronautical repair stations.
    ASAC does not have a specific number of members allocated to any 
membership category and the number of members in a category may change 
to fit the needs of the Committee, but each organization shall be 
represented by one individual. Members will serve as representatives 
and speak on behalf of their respective constituency group, and will 
not be appointed as Special Government Employees as defined in 18 
U.S.C. 202(a). Membership on the Committee is personal to the appointee 
and a member may not send an alternate to a Committee meeting. Pursuant 
to 49 U.S.C 44946(c)(3) members shall not receive pay, allowances, or 
benefits from the Government by reason of their service on the 
Committee.

Committee Meetings

    The Committee typically convenes four times per year; however, 
additional meetings may be held with the approval of the Designated 
Federal Official. Due to the sensitive nature of the material 
discussed, meetings are typically closed to the public. At least one 
meeting will be open to the public each year. In addition, members are 
expected to participate on ASAC subcommittees that typically meet more 
frequently to deliberation and discuss specific aviation matters.

Committee Membership

    Committee members are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the 
Administrator of TSA for a two-year duration with ``staggered terms.'' 
Staggered terms means that approximately one-half of the Committee 
members' terms expire in alternating years. This ensures continuity and 
consistency for the Committee. In the year of transition to staggered 
terms, approximately one-half of the members will be appointed to one-
year terms and the other half to two-year terms. In the following year 
and thereafter, all appointments will be for terms of two years.

Application for Advisory Committee Appointment

    Any person wishing to be considered for appointment to ASAC must 
provide the following:
     Complete professional resume.
     Statement of interest and reasons for application, 
including the membership category and how you represent a significant 
portion of that constituency.
     Home and work addresses, telephone number, and email 
address.
    Please submit your application to the Responsible TSA Official in 
ADDRESSES noted above by March 5, 2018.

    Dated: February 6, 2018.
Eddie D. Mayenschein,
Assistant Administrator, Security Policy and Industry Engagement.
[FR Doc. 2018-02798 Filed 2-9-18; 8:45 am]
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