Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Security Threat Assessment for Individuals Applying for a Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License, 28443-28444 [2018-13137]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 118 / Tuesday, June 19, 2018 / Notices 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. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Information Collection Requirement Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Security Threat Assessment for Individuals Applying for a Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver’s License Title: Maryland Three Airports: Enhanced Security Procedures for Operations at Certain Airports in the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area Flight Restricted Zone. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–0029. Forms(s): TSA Form No. 418, MD–3 PIN Application. Affected Public: Airports and pilots operating an aircraft to or from one of three Maryland airports, and airport employees who serve as an airport security coordinator at one of these three Maryland airports. Abstract: TSA’s regulations set forth security measures that apply to flight operations at the Maryland Three airports (College Park Airport, Potomac Airfield, and Washington Executive/ Hyde Field). See 49 CFR part 1562. Under these regulations, the following individuals must provide personal information and fingerprints to TSA to conduct a security threat assessment: (1) Pilots who fly to, from, or between the Maryland Three airports and (2) airport employees who serve as security coordinators at one of these airports. A successfully completed security threat assessment is required for a pilot to fly to or from the Maryland Three airports, or for an airport employee to serve as a security coordinator at one of these airports. TSA is revising the collection by providing an electronic option for the submission of the FAA Flight Standards District Offices vetting information and for final approval of the application. Number of Respondents: 369. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 2,859.75 hours annually. Dated: June 13, 2018. Christina A. Walsh, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2018–13141 Filed 6–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P Transportation Security Administration [Docket No. TSA–2003–14610] 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 1652–0027, 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 applicant’s voluntary submission of biometric and biographic information for TSA’s security threat assessment required before obtaining the hazardous materials endorsement (HME) on a commercial driver’s license (CDL) issued by States and the District of Columbia. DATES: Send your comments by July 19, 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 soliciting comments for a 60-day period on April 4, 2018, 83 FR 14485. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Jun 18, 2018 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28443 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: Security Threat Assessment for Individuals Applying for a Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver’s License. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–0027. Forms(s): TSA Form 2214; HME Threat Assessment Program (HTAP). Affected Public: Drivers seeking an HME on their CDL. Abstract: This collection supports the implementation of sec. 1012 of the USA PATRIOT Act,1 which mandates that no State or the District of Columbia may issue an HME on a CDL unless TSA has first determined the driver is not a threat to transportation security. TSA’s implementing regulations (codified at 49 CFR part 1572) describe the procedures, standards, and eligibility criteria for security threat assessments (STAs) on individuals seeking to obtain, renew, or transfer an HME on a CDL. The collection includes an HME application, applicant biometrics (e.g., fingerprints), recordkeeping requirement for States to maintain a 1 Public Law 107–56, 115 Stat. 272, 396, Oct. 26, 2001 (49 U.S.C. 5103a). E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1 28444 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 118 / Tuesday, June 19, 2018 / Notices SUMMARY: 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. 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 Information Collection Requirement OMB Control Number 1652–0005; Security Programs for Foreign Air Carriers, 49 CFR part 1546. TSA uses the information collected to determine compliance with 49 CFR part 1546 and to ensure passenger safety by monitoring foreign air carrier security procedures. Foreign air carriers must carry out security measures to provide for the safety of persons and property traveling on flights provided by the foreign air carrier against acts of criminal violence and air piracy, and the introduction of explosives, incendiaries, or weapons aboard an aircraft. The information TSA collects includes identifying information on foreign air carriers’ flight crews and passengers. Specifically, TSA requires foreign air carriers to electronically submit the following information: (1) A master crew list of all flight and cabin crew members flying to and from the United States; (2) the flight crew list on a flight-by-flight basis; and (3) passenger identifying information on a flight-byflight basis. This information collection is mandatory for foreign air carriers and must be submitted prior to entry into the United States. Additionally, foreign air carriers must maintain these records, as well as training records for crew members and individuals performing security-related functions, and make them available to copy of the driver application for a period of one year, an application for appeal or waiver of HME ineligibility, and an optional customer satisfaction survey. Number of Respondents: 268,295. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 524,746 hours annually. Dated: June 13, 2018. Christina A. Walsh, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2018–13137 Filed 6–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration [Docket No. TSA–2002–11602] Intent To Request Extension From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Security Programs for Foreign Air Carriers Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652–0005, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for an extension in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. This information collection is mandatory for foreign air carriers and must be submitted prior to entry into the United States. DATES: Send your comments by August 20, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments may be emailed to TSAPRA@tsa.dhs.gov or delivered to the TSA PRA Officer, Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christina A. Walsh at the above address, or by telephone (571) 227–2062. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Jun 18, 2018 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 TSA for inspection upon request. TSA will continue to collect information described above to determine foreign air carrier compliance with requirements of 49 CFR part 1546. TSA estimates that there will be approximately 180 respondents to the information collection, with an annual burden estimate of 1,278,352 hours. Dated: June 13, 2018. Christina A. Walsh, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2018–13143 Filed 6–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R8–ES–2018–N042; FXES11130800000–189–FF08EVEN00] Habitat Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment for Gavilan College San Benito Campus and Fairview Corners Residential Development Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; receipt of permit application, draft environmental assessment, draft habitat conservation plan, request for comment. AGENCY: This notice advises the public that we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have prepared a draft environmental assessment under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1967, as amended, and it’s implementing regulations. This notice also announces the receipt of an application for an incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended, and receipt of a draft habitat conservation plan. DATES: Submitting Comments: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received by July 19, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may obtain a copy of the draft Habitat Conservation Plan, draft Environmental Assessment, and related documents on the internet at http://www.fws.gov/ventura, or you may request copies of the documents by writing to the Ventura Fish and Wildlife Ecological Services Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 2493 Portola Road, Suite B, Ventura, CA 93003. Please address written comments to Stephen P. Henry, Field Supervisor, at the address above. Comments may also be sent by facsimile to (805) 644–3958. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chad Mitcham, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, by mail to the address in SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 118 (Tuesday, June 19, 2018)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

[Docket No. TSA-2003-14610]


Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB 
Review: Security Threat Assessment for Individuals Applying for a 
Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License

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 1652-0027, 
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 applicant's voluntary 
submission of biometric and biographic information for TSA's security 
threat assessment required before obtaining the hazardous materials 
endorsement (HME) on a commercial driver's license (CDL) issued by 
States and the District of Columbia.

DATES: Send your comments by July 19, 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 
soliciting comments for a 60-day period on April 4, 2018, 83 FR 14485.

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: Security Threat Assessment for Individuals Applying for a 
Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    OMB Control Number: 1652-0027.
    Forms(s): TSA Form 2214; HME Threat Assessment Program (HTAP).
    Affected Public: Drivers seeking an HME on their CDL.
    Abstract: This collection supports the implementation of sec. 1012 
of the USA PATRIOT Act,\1\ which mandates that no State or the District 
of Columbia may issue an HME on a CDL unless TSA has first determined 
the driver is not a threat to transportation security. TSA's 
implementing regulations (codified at 49 CFR part 1572) describe the 
procedures, standards, and eligibility criteria for security threat 
assessments (STAs) on individuals seeking to obtain, renew, or transfer 
an HME on a CDL. The collection includes an HME application, applicant 
biometrics (e.g., fingerprints), recordkeeping requirement for States 
to maintain a

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copy of the driver application for a period of one year, an application 
for appeal or waiver of HME ineligibility, and an optional customer 
satisfaction survey.
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    \1\ Public Law 107-56, 115 Stat. 272, 396, Oct. 26, 2001 (49 
U.S.C. 5103a).
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    Number of Respondents: 268,295.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 524,746 hours annually.

    Dated: June 13, 2018.
Christina A. Walsh,
TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2018-13137 Filed 6-18-18; 8:45 am]
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