New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act and Retired Badge/Credential, 54762-54763 [2018-23818]

Download as PDF 54762 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 211 / Wednesday, October 31, 2018 / Notices with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on July 6, 2018, 83 FR 31561. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 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: Flight Training for Aliens and Other Designated Individuals; Security Awareness Training for Flight School Employees. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–0021. Forms(s): N/A. Affected Public: Aliens and other designated individuals seeking flight instruction from FAA-certificated flight training providers; flight training providers required to conduct security awareness training and their employees. Abstract: This information collection relates to regulations issued by TSA for flight schools. The collection, under 49 CFR part 1552, subpart A, relates to the security threat assessments (STAs) that TSA requires to determine whether candidates are a threat to aviation or national security, and thus prohibited VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Oct 30, 2018 Jkt 247001 from receiving flight training. This collection of information requires FAAcertificated flight training providers to provide TSA with the information necessary to conduct the STAs. The collection, under 49 CFR part 1552, subpart B, relates to security awareness training for flight school employees and contract employees, which includes maintaining records of all such training. Number of Respondents: 53,900. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 50,667 hours annually. Estimated Annual Cost Burden: $14,189,000. Dated: October 25, 2018. Christina A. Walsh, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2018–23815 Filed 10–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act and Retired Badge/Credential Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: 30-day Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the new Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves the submission of information from former employees who are interested in a Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) Identification (ID) Card, a retired badge, and/or a retired credential. SUMMARY: Send your comments by November 30, 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. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christina A. Walsh, TSA PRA Officer, Information Technology (IT), 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 May 30, 2018, 83 FR 24814. 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: Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act and Retired Badge/ Credential. Type of Request: New collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–XXXX. Forms: TSA Form 2825A; TSA Form 2808. Affected Public: Former TSA employees. Abstract: TSA Management Directive (MD) 3500.1, LEOSA Applicability and Eligibility (June 5, 2018), implements E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 211 / Wednesday, October 31, 2018 / Notices amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 the LEOSA 1 statute, DHS Directive 257– 01 Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (Dec. 22, 2017) and DHS Instruction Number 257–01–001, The Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act Instruction (Jan. 18, 2018). Under this MD, TSA issues photographic identification to retired LEOs who separated or retired from TSA in ‘‘good standing’’ and meet other qualification requirements identified in this MD. Under TSA MD 2800.11, Badge and Credential Program (Jan. 27, 2014), an employee retiring from Federal service is eligible to receive a ‘‘retired badge and/or credential’’ if the individual: (1) Was issued a badge and/or credential, (2) qualifies for a Federal annuity under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), and (3) meets all of the other qualification requirements under the MD.2 Under TSA’s current application process for these two programs, qualified applicants may apply for a LEOSA ID Card, a Retired Badge, and/ or a Retired Credential, as applicable, either while still employed by the Federal Government (shortly before separating or retiring from the position for which they held their badge and/or credential) or after they have separated or retired (after they become private citizens, i.e., are no longer employed by the Federal Government). The LEOSA Identification Card Application (TSA Form 2825A) requires collection of identifying information, contact information, official title, separation date, and last known field office. Similarly, TSA Form 2808–R, Retired Badge and/or Retired Credential Application,3 requires collection of identifying information, contact information, TSA employment/position information (TSA component or Government agency), official title, and entry on duty date. Number of Respondents: 62. 1 ‘‘Qualified retired law enforcement officer’’ may carry a concealed firearm in any jurisdiction in the United States, regardless of State or local laws, with certain limitations and conditions. See Pub. L. 108– 277 (118 Stat. 865, July 22, 2004), codified in 18 U.S.C. 926B and 926C, as amended by the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act Improvements Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111–272, 124 Stat. 2855, Oct. 12, 2010) and National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (Pub. L. 112–239, 126 Stat. 1970, Jan. 2, 2013). 2 These instructions are included in DHS Instruction: 121–01–002 (Issuance and Control of DHS Badges); DHS Instruction 121–01–008 (Issuance and Control of the DHS Credentials); and the associated Handbook for TSA MD 2800.11. 3 Since the publication of the 60-day notice, the form title of TSA Form 2808, Personal Identify Verification (PIV) Card, Badge, Credential or Access Control Application, has been updated to TSA Form 2808–R, Retired Badge and/or Retired Credential Application. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Oct 30, 2018 Jkt 247001 Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 5.17 hours annually. Dated: October 25, 2018. Christina A. Walsh, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2018–23818 Filed 10–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Department of Homeland Security Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP) 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 1652–0044, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a 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 the submission of identifying and travel experience information by individuals requesting redress through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Traveler Redress Inquiry Program. The collection also involves two voluntary customer satisfaction surveys to identify areas for program improvement. SUMMARY: Send your comments by November 30, 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. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christina A. Walsh, TSA PRA Officer, Information Technology (IT), TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6011; telephone (571) 227–2062; email TSAPRA@dhs.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54763 TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on July 6, 2018, 83 FR 31559. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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: Department of Homeland Security Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP). Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–0044. Forms(s): Traveler Inquiry and Survey Forms. Affected Public: Traveling Public. Abstract: DHS TRIP is a single point of contact for individuals who have inquiries or seek resolution regarding difficulties they have experienced during their travel screening. The TSA manages the DHS TRIP office on behalf of DHS. The collection of information includes: (1) A Traveler Inquiry Form (TIF), which includes the individual’s identifying and travel experience information; and (2) two optional, E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Law 
Enforcement Officers Safety Act and Retired Badge/Credential

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 new Information Collection 
Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 
The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its 
expected burden. The collection involves the submission of information 
from former employees who are interested in a Law Enforcement Officers 
Safety Act (LEOSA) Identification (ID) Card, a retired badge, and/or a 
retired credential.

DATES: Send your comments by November 30, 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, 
Information Technology (IT), 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 May 30, 2018, 83 FR 24814.

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: Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act and Retired Badge/
Credential.
    Type of Request: New collection.
    OMB Control Number: 1652-XXXX.
    Forms: TSA Form 2825A; TSA Form 2808.
    Affected Public: Former TSA employees.
    Abstract: TSA Management Directive (MD) 3500.1, LEOSA Applicability 
and Eligibility (June 5, 2018), implements

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the LEOSA \1\ statute, DHS Directive 257-01 Law Enforcement Officers 
Safety Act (Dec. 22, 2017) and DHS Instruction Number 257-01-001, The 
Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act Instruction (Jan. 18, 2018). Under 
this MD, TSA issues photographic identification to retired LEOs who 
separated or retired from TSA in ``good standing'' and meet other 
qualification requirements identified in this MD.
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    \1\ ``Qualified retired law enforcement officer'' may carry a 
concealed firearm in any jurisdiction in the United States, 
regardless of State or local laws, with certain limitations and 
conditions. See Pub. L. 108-277 (118 Stat. 865, July 22, 2004), 
codified in 18 U.S.C. 926B and 926C, as amended by the Law 
Enforcement Officers Safety Act Improvements Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 
111-272, 124 Stat. 2855, Oct. 12, 2010) and National Defense 
Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (Pub. L. 112-239, 126 Stat. 
1970, Jan. 2, 2013).
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    Under TSA MD 2800.11, Badge and Credential Program (Jan. 27, 2014), 
an employee retiring from Federal service is eligible to receive a 
``retired badge and/or credential'' if the individual: (1) Was issued a 
badge and/or credential, (2) qualifies for a Federal annuity under the 
Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or the Federal Employees 
Retirement System (FERS), and (3) meets all of the other qualification 
requirements under the MD.\2\
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    \2\ These instructions are included in DHS Instruction: 121-01-
002 (Issuance and Control of DHS Badges); DHS Instruction 121-01-008 
(Issuance and Control of the DHS Credentials); and the associated 
Handbook for TSA MD 2800.11.
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    Under TSA's current application process for these two programs, 
qualified applicants may apply for a LEOSA ID Card, a Retired Badge, 
and/or a Retired Credential, as applicable, either while still employed 
by the Federal Government (shortly before separating or retiring from 
the position for which they held their badge and/or credential) or 
after they have separated or retired (after they become private 
citizens, i.e., are no longer employed by the Federal Government).
    The LEOSA Identification Card Application (TSA Form 2825A) requires 
collection of identifying information, contact information, official 
title, separation date, and last known field office. Similarly, TSA 
Form 2808-R, Retired Badge and/or Retired Credential Application,\3\ 
requires collection of identifying information, contact information, 
TSA employment/position information (TSA component or Government 
agency), official title, and entry on duty date.
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    \3\ Since the publication of the 60-day notice, the form title 
of TSA Form 2808, Personal Identify Verification (PIV) Card, Badge, 
Credential or Access Control Application, has been updated to TSA 
Form 2808-R, Retired Badge and/or Retired Credential Application.
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    Number of Respondents: 62.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 5.17 hours annually.

    Dated: October 25, 2018.
Christina A. Walsh,
TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Information Technology.
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