Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Crew Member Self-Defense Training-Registration and Evaluation, 17422 [2018-08162]

Download as PDF 17422 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 76 / Thursday, April 19, 2018 / Notices (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: April 13, 2018. Sylvia L. Neal, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2018–08170 Filed 4–18–18; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Crew Member 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 Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652–0028, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a revision 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 requesting information from flight and cabin crew members of air carriers to participate in voluntary advanced selfdefense training provided by TSA. Each crew member will also be required to complete an electronic Injury Waiver Form. Additionally, each participant is asked to complete an anonymous course evaluation at the conclusion of the training. SUMMARY: Send your comments by May 21, 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. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christina A. Walsh, TSA PRA Officer, Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA–11, Transportation Security 17:49 Apr 18, 2018 TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on December 12, 2017, 82 FR 58433. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments Invited BILLING CODE 4140–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6011; telephone (571) 227–2062; email TSAPRA@ tsa.dhs.gov. Jkt 244001 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: Crew Member Self-Defense Training—Registration and Evaluation. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–0028. Forms(s): ‘‘Web enabled Registration Form’’; ‘‘Injury Waiver Form’’; ‘‘Attendance Roster’’; ‘‘Electronic Feedback Tab.’’ Affected Public: Flight and cabin crew members on passenger and cargo flights. Abstract: TSA is seeking a revision of the ICR, currently approved under OMB control number 1652–0028, to continue compliance with a statutory mandate. PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Under 49 U.S.C. 44918(b), TSA is required to develop and provide a voluntary advanced self-defense training program for flight and cabin crew members of U.S. air carriers providing scheduled passenger air transportation. TSA currently collects biographical information from crew members 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 is making a number of revisions to this ICR. First, TSA is changing the name of the collection from ‘‘Flight Crew Self-Defense Training-Registration and Evaluation’’ to ‘‘Crew Member SelfDefense Training-Registration and Evaluation.’’ Furthermore, TSA has expanded the program to allow voluntary participation by air carriers providing cargo air transportation. Also, TSA will no longer collect the last four digits of the SSN from crew members and will update the attendance roster to add a ‘‘training complete’’ column and remove the ‘‘Day 1–3’’ and ‘‘2nd ID #’’ columns. In addition, TSA will include an electronic Injury Waiver Form. Finally, TSA will replace the evaluation form with an electronic feedback tab. Number of Respondents: 3,400. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 595 hours annually. Dated: April 13, 2018. Christina A. Walsh, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2018–08162 Filed 4–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Law Enforcement Officers Flying Armed Training 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 1652–0034, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19APN1.SGM 19APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB 
Review: Crew Member 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 a revision 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 requesting information from 
flight and cabin crew members of air carriers to participate in 
voluntary advanced self-defense training provided by TSA. Each crew 
member will also be required to complete an electronic Injury Waiver 
Form. Additionally, each participant is asked to complete an anonymous 
course evaluation at the conclusion of the training.

DATES: Send your comments by May 21, 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 12, 2017, 82 FR 58433.

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: Crew Member Self-Defense Training--Registration and 
Evaluation.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    OMB Control Number: 1652-0028.
    Forms(s): ``Web enabled Registration Form''; ``Injury Waiver 
Form''; ``Attendance Roster''; ``Electronic Feedback Tab.''
    Affected Public: Flight and cabin crew members on passenger and 
cargo flights.
    Abstract: TSA is seeking a revision of the ICR, currently approved 
under OMB control number 1652-0028, to continue compliance with a 
statutory mandate. Under 49 U.S.C. 44918(b), TSA is required to develop 
and provide a voluntary advanced self-defense training program for 
flight and cabin crew members of U.S. air carriers providing scheduled 
passenger air transportation.
    TSA currently collects biographical information from crew members 
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 is making a number of revisions to this ICR. First, TSA is 
changing the name of the collection from ``Flight Crew Self-Defense 
Training-Registration and Evaluation'' to ``Crew Member Self-Defense 
Training-Registration and Evaluation.'' Furthermore, TSA has expanded 
the program to allow voluntary participation by air carriers providing 
cargo air transportation. Also, TSA will no longer collect the last 
four digits of the SSN from crew members and will update the attendance 
roster to add a ``training complete'' column and remove the ``Day 1-3'' 
and ``2nd ID #'' columns. In addition, TSA will include an electronic 
Injury Waiver Form. Finally, TSA will replace the evaluation form with 
an electronic feedback tab.
    Number of Respondents: 3,400.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 595 hours annually.

    Dated: April 13, 2018.
Christina A. Walsh,
TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2018-08162 Filed 4-18-18; 8:45 am]
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