Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Screening Partnership Program (SPP), 11236 [2018-05090]

Download as PDF 11236 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 50 / Wednesday, March 14, 2018 / Notices [FR Doc. 2018–05189 Filed 3–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Screening Partnership Program (SPP) 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 1652–0064, 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. The collection involves an application completed by airports to initiate a request to participate in TSA’s Screening Partnership Program. DATES: Send your comments by April 13, 2018. 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 dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. 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: TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on December 13, 2017, 82 FR 58650. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 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 will be VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:17 Mar 13, 2018 Jkt 244001 available at http://www.reginfo.gov upon its submission to OMB. 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. Consistent with the requirements of Executive Order (E.O.) 13771, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs, and E.O. 13777, Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda, TSA is also requesting comments on the extent to which this request for information could be modified to reduce the burden on respondents. Information Collection Requirement Title: Screening Partnership Program Application. Type of Request: Renewal. OMB Control Number: 1652–0064. Form(s): TSA Form 424 Screening Partnership Program Application. Affected Public: Airport Operators. Abstract: Under 49 U.S.C. 44920, an airport may submit an application to TSA to have the screening of passengers and property required by 49 U.S.C. 44901 conducted by non-Federal personnel. TSA must approve the application if the approval ‘‘would not compromise security or detrimentally affect the cost-efficiency or the effectiveness of the screening of passengers or property at the airport.’’ TSA implements this requirement through the Screening Partnership Program (SPP). Participation in the SPP is initiated with the application covered by this information collection. Number of Respondents: 2. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 0.50 hours annually. Dated: March 7, 2018. Christina A. Walsh, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2018–05090 Filed 3–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration [Docket No. TSA–2009–0024] Enforcement Actions Summary Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is providing notice that it has issued an annual summary of all enforcement actions taken by TSA under the authority granted in the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nikki Harding, Assistant Chief Counsel, Civil Enforcement, Office of the Chief Counsel, TSA–2, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6002; telephone (571) 227–4777; facsimile (571) 227–1378; email nikki.harding@ dhs.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 3, 2007, section 1302(a) of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (the 9/11 Act), Public Law 110–53, 121 Stat. 392, gave TSA new authority to assess civil penalties for violations of any surface transportation requirements under title 49 of the U.S. Code (U.S.C.) and for any violations of chapter 701 of title 46 of the U.S.C., which governs transportation worker identification credentials (TWICs). Section 1302(a) of the 9/11 Act, codified at 49 U.S.C. 114(v), authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to impose civil penalties of up to $10,000 per violation of any surface transportation requirement under 49 U.S.C. or any requirement related to TWICs under 46 U.S.C. chapter 701. TSA exercises this function under delegated authority from the Secretary. See DHS Delegation No. 7060–2. Under 49 U.S.C. 114(v)(7)(A), TSA is required to provide the public with an annual summary of all enforcement actions taken by TSA under this subsection; and include in each such summary the identifying information of each enforcement action, the type of alleged violation, the penalty or penalties proposed, and the final assessment amount of each penalty. This summary is for calendar year 2017. TSA will publish a summary of all E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB 
Review: Screening Partnership Program (SPP)

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 1652-0064, 
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. The collection involves an application completed by 
airports to initiate a request to participate in TSA's Screening 
Partnership Program.

DATES: Send your comments by April 13, 2018. 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 
[email protected].

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 [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: TSA published a Federal Register notice, 
with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following 
collection of information on December 13, 2017, 82 FR 58650.

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 will be 
available at http://www.reginfo.gov upon its submission to OMB. 
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.
    Consistent with the requirements of Executive Order (E.O.) 13771, 
Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs, and E.O. 13777, 
Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda, TSA is also requesting comments 
on the extent to which this request for information could be modified 
to reduce the burden on respondents.

Information Collection Requirement

    Title: Screening Partnership Program Application.
    Type of Request: Renewal.
    OMB Control Number: 1652-0064.
    Form(s): TSA Form 424 Screening Partnership Program Application.
    Affected Public: Airport Operators.
    Abstract: Under 49 U.S.C. 44920, an airport may submit an 
application to TSA to have the screening of passengers and property 
required by 49 U.S.C. 44901 conducted by non-Federal personnel. TSA 
must approve the application if the approval ``would not compromise 
security or detrimentally affect the cost-efficiency or the 
effectiveness of the screening of passengers or property at the 
airport.'' TSA implements this requirement through the Screening 
Partnership Program (SPP). Participation in the SPP is initiated with 
the application covered by this information collection.
    Number of Respondents: 2.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 0.50 hours annually.

    Dated: March 7, 2018.
Christina A. Walsh,
TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2018-05090 Filed 3-13-18; 8:45 am]
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