Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act (SAFETY Act), 13686-13687 [2019-06751]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 13686 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 66 / Friday, April 5, 2019 / Notices Assistance, 42 U.S.C. 5153, shall be for a period not to exceed six months after the date of this declaration. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Timothy J. Scranton, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster. The following areas of the State of Iowa have been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, and Woodbury Counties for Individual Assistance. 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[FR Doc. 2019–06638 Filed 4–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:46 Apr 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 [Docket No. DHS–2019–0010] Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act (SAFETY Act) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection; Request for comment. (Extension of a Currently Approved Collection, 1640–0001) AGENCY: S&T will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The DHS S&T currently has approval to collect information using the forms: Registration of a Seller as an AntiTerrorism Technology (DHS Form 10010), Request for a Pre-application Consultation (DHS Form 10009), Notice of License of Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (DHS Form 10003), Notice of Modification of Qualified AntiTerrorism Technology (DHS Form 10002), Application for Transfer of SAFETY Act Designation and Certification (DHS Form 10001), Application for Renewal Of SAFETY Act Protections of a Qualified AntiTerrorism Technology (DHS Form 10057), Application for SAFETY Act Developmental Testing and Evaluation Designation (DHS Form 10006), Application for SAFETY Act Designation (DHS Form 10008), Application for SAFETY Act Certification (DHS Form 10007), SAFETY Act Block Designation Application (DHS Form 10005), and SAFETY Act Block Certification Application (DHS Form 10004) until June 30, 2019 with OMB approval number 1640–0001. The information collection activity will determine if a technology merits SAFETY Act protections. The information requested in the collection instruments are necessary to address not only the criteria and conditions for SAFETY Act Designation and Certification, but also to address other items of note that may be necessary for the Secretary, or their Designee to make their decision. DATES: Comments are encouraged and accepted until June 4, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number DHS– 2019–0010, at: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Please follow the instructions for submitting comments. PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Mail and hand delivery or commercial delivery: Science and Technology Directorate, ATTN: Chief Information Office—Mary Cantey, 245 Murray Drive, Mail Stop 0202, Washington, DC 20528. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number DHS–2019–0010. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DHS/S&T/OCIO Program Manager: Mary Cantey, Mary.K.Cantey@hq.dhs.gov or 202–254–5367 (Not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SAFETY Act Program collects this information in order to evaluate antiterrorism technologies, based on the economic and technical criteria contained in the Regulations Implementing the Support AntiTerrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act (6 U.S.C. 441), for protection in accordance with the Act, and therefore encourage the development and deployment of innovative anti-terrorism products and services. The SAFETY Act enacted as part of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Public Law 107–296. The program provides legal liability protections for providers of qualified anti-terrorism technologies. The collected information is used by S&T to facilitate the evaluation of SAFETY Act applications received from any person, firm, or other entity that provides an anti-terrorism technology. S&T provides a secure website, accessible through www.SAFETYAct.gov, through which the public may submit the information collection, however; the public has the option of providing the information via hardcopy forms that via mail to the program office. The data collection forms have standardized the collection of information that is both necessary and essential for DHS. The Act applies to a broad range of technologies, including products, services, and software, or combinations thereof. DHS, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. DHS is soliciting E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 66 / Friday, April 5, 2019 / Notices comments on the proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) that is described below. DHS is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology? Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Support AntiTerrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act (SAFETY Act) forms include: DHS Form 10010, DHS Form 10009, DHS Form 10008, DHS Form 10007, DHS Form 10006, DHS Form 10005, DHS Form 10004, DHS Form 10003, DHS Form 10002, DHS Form 10001, DHS Form 100057 Prior OMB Control Number: 1640– 0016. Type of Review: An extension of an information collection. Affected Public: Individuals and Households, Businesses and Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government. Frequency of Collection: One per Request Estimated Time per Respondent: 18.2 minutes or under Number of Respondents: 665 Total Burden Hours: 3,325 Dated: March 19, 2019. Rick Stevens, Chief Information Officer, Science and Technology Directorate. [FR Doc. 2019–06751 Filed 4–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9F–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES [OMB Control Number 1615–0116] Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Request for Fee Waiver U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:46 Apr 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until May 6, 2019. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, must be directed to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via email at dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. All submissions received must include the agency name and the OMB Control Number 1615–0116 in the subject line. You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make. For additional information please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, Samantha Deshommes, Chief, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20529–2140, Telephone number (202) 272–8377. (This is not a toll-free number; comments are not accepted via telephone message). Please note contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. It is not for individual case status inquiries. Applicants seeking information about the status of their individual cases can check Case Status Online, available at the USCIS website at http:// www.uscis.gov, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at (800) 375–5283; TTY (800) 767–1833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Reason for Changes USCIS is primarily funded by application and petition fees. Under INA 286(m), 8 U.S.C. 1356(m), DHS has the authority to establish the fees it charges for immigration and naturalization services to recover the full costs of such services, including those provided without charge, and to recover costs associated with the administration of the fees collected. Therefore, the fees are set at a level that is intended to recover the full cost of PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13687 USCIS operations. USCIS may waive the fee for certain immigration benefit requests when the individual requesting the benefit is unable to pay the fee. See 8 CFR 103.7(c). To request a fee waiver, the individual must submit a written waiver request for permission to have their benefit request processed without payment. The waiver request must state the person’s belief that he or she is entitled to or deserving of the benefit requested and the reasons for his or her inability to pay and include evidence to support the reasons indicated. See 8 CFR 103.7(c)(2). The proposed revision would reduce the evidence required for a fee waiver to only a person’s household income and no longer require proof of whether or not an individual receives a meanstested benefit. USCIS policy since 2011 has been to permit a fee waiver where an applicant received a means-tested benefit, even for a short period of time. USCIS has found that the various income levels used in states to grant a means-tested benefit result in inconsistent income levels being used to determine eligibility for a fee waiver. Consequently, a fee waiver may be granted for one person who has a certain level of income in one state, but denied for a person with that same income who lives in another state. Therefore, USCIS has determined that fee waivers should not be based on the receipt of a means tested benefit, and the revised form will not permit a fee waiver based on receipt of a means-tested benefit. It will retain the poverty-guideline threshold and financial hardship criteria. USCIS requested public comments on the revised form and policy and is proceeding with the form revision after considering the public comments. Therefore, USCIS will rescind Policy Memorandum, PM–602–0011.1, Fee Waiver Guidelines as Established by the Final Rule of the USCIS Fee Schedule; Revisions to Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) Chapter 10.9, AFM Update AD11–26 (Mar. 13, 2011) and issue new guidance on the documentation acceptable for individuals to present to demonstrate that they are unable to pay a fee when requesting a fee waiver. The applications and petitions that are eligible for a fee waiver are provided in 8 CFR 103.7(c)(3) and will not be changed by this form and policy change. Comments The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on September 28, 2018, at 83 FR 49120, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did receive 1,198 comments in connection with the 60-day notice. E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 66 (Friday, April 5, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13686-13687]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-06751]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2019-0010]


Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act 
(SAFETY Act)

AGENCY: Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS).

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection; Request for comment. 
(Extension of a Currently Approved Collection, 1640-0001)

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SUMMARY: S&T will submit the following Information Collection Request 
(ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The 
DHS S&T currently has approval to collect information using the forms: 
Registration of a Seller as an Anti-Terrorism Technology (DHS Form 
10010), Request for a Pre-application Consultation (DHS Form 10009), 
Notice of License of Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (DHS Form 
10003), Notice of Modification of Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology 
(DHS Form 10002), Application for Transfer of SAFETY Act Designation 
and Certification (DHS Form 10001), Application for Renewal Of SAFETY 
Act Protections of a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (DHS Form 
10057), Application for SAFETY Act Developmental Testing and Evaluation 
Designation (DHS Form 10006), Application for SAFETY Act Designation 
(DHS Form 10008), Application for SAFETY Act Certification (DHS Form 
10007), SAFETY Act Block Designation Application (DHS Form 10005), and 
SAFETY Act Block Certification Application (DHS Form 10004) until June 
30, 2019 with OMB approval number 1640-0001. The information collection 
activity will determine if a technology merits SAFETY Act protections. 
The information requested in the collection instruments are necessary 
to address not only the criteria and conditions for SAFETY Act 
Designation and Certification, but also to address other items of note 
that may be necessary for the Secretary, or their Designee to make 
their decision.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and accepted until June 4, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number DHS-
2019-0010, at:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Please follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail and hand delivery or commercial delivery: Science and 
Technology Directorate, ATTN: Chief Information Office--Mary Cantey, 
245 Murray Drive, Mail Stop 0202, Washington, DC 20528.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and docket number DHS-2019-0010. All comments received will be posted 
without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal 
information provided. Please note that comments submitted by fax or 
email and those submitted after the comment period will not be 
accepted.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DHS/S&T/OCIO Program Manager: Mary 
Cantey, [email protected] or 202-254-5367 (Not a toll free 
number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SAFETY Act Program collects this 
information in order to evaluate anti-terrorism technologies, based on 
the economic and technical criteria contained in the Regulations 
Implementing the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective 
Technologies Act (6 U.S.C. 441), for protection in accordance with the 
Act, and therefore encourage the development and deployment of 
innovative anti-terrorism products and services. The SAFETY Act enacted 
as part of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Public Law 107-296. The 
program provides legal liability protections for providers of qualified 
anti-terrorism technologies. The collected information is used by S&T 
to facilitate the evaluation of SAFETY Act applications received from 
any person, firm, or other entity that provides an anti-terrorism 
technology. S&T provides a secure website, accessible through 
www.SAFETYAct.gov, through which the public may submit the information 
collection, however; the public has the option of providing the 
information via hardcopy forms that via mail to the program office. The 
data collection forms have standardized the collection of information 
that is both necessary and essential for DHS. The Act applies to a 
broad range of technologies, including products, services, and 
software, or combinations thereof.
    DHS, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), 44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq., provides the general public and Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing 
collections of information. DHS is soliciting

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comments on the proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) that is 
described below. DHS is especially interested in public comment 
addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to 
the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be 
processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden 
accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the 
Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, 
including through the use of information technology? Please note that 
written comments received in response to this notice will be considered 
public records.
    Title of Collection: Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective 
Technologies Act (SAFETY Act) forms include: DHS Form 10010, DHS Form 
10009, DHS Form 10008, DHS Form 10007, DHS Form 10006, DHS Form 10005, 
DHS Form 10004, DHS Form 10003, DHS Form 10002, DHS Form 10001, DHS 
Form 100057
    Prior OMB Control Number: 1640-0016.
    Type of Review: An extension of an information collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals and Households, Businesses and 
Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Frequency of Collection: One per Request
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 18.2 minutes or under
    Number of Respondents: 665
    Total Burden Hours: 3,325

    Dated: March 19, 2019.
Rick Stevens,
Chief Information Officer, Science and Technology Directorate.
[FR Doc. 2019-06751 Filed 4-4-19; 8:45 am]
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