Request for Applicants for Appointment to the Aviation Security Advisory Committee, 25468-25469 [2020-09304]

Download as PDF 25468 [FR Doc. 2020–09322 Filed 4–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9M–C DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration [Docket No. TSA–2011–0008] Request for Applicants for Appointment to the Aviation Security Advisory Committee Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: Committee management; request for applicants. AGENCY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) for the constituencies specified below to apply for appointment. ASAC’s mission is to provide advice and recommendations to the Administrator of TSA on improving aviation security matters, including developing, refining, and implementing policies, programs, rulemaking, and security directives pertaining to aviation SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 08:07 May 01, 2020 Jkt 250001 security, while adhering to sensitive security guidelines. DATES: Applications for membership must be submitted to TSA using one of the methods in the ADDRESSES section below on or before May 22, 2020. ADDRESSES: Applications must be submitted by one of the following means: • Email: ASAC@tsa.dhs.gov. • Mail: Tamika McCree Elhilali, ASAC Designated Federal Officer, Transportation Security Administration (TSA–28), 601 12th St. South, Arlington, VA 20598–4028. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for application requirements. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tamika McCree Elhilali, ASAC Designated Federal Officer, Transportation Security Administration (TSA–28), 601 12th St. South, Arlington, VA 20598–4028, ASAC@ tsa.dhs.gov, 571–227–2632. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ASAC is an advisory committee established pursuant to 49 U.S.C 44946. The committee is composed of individual members representing key constituencies affected by aviation security requirements. PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Balanced Membership Plans The ASAC will be composed of individuals representing not more than 34 member organizations. Each organization shall be represented by one individual (or the individual’s designee). TSA is seeking applications for the membership categories scheduled to expire in May 2020, which are marked with an asterisk in this section below. Individuals are appointed by the Administrator of TSA to represent the following 19 key constituencies affected by aviation security requirements, as defined at 49 U.S.C. 44946(c)(1)(C): 1. Air carriers.* 2. All-cargo air transportation.* 3. Labor organizations representing air carrier employees.* 4. Aircraft manufacturers. 5. Airport operators.* 6. General aviation.* 7. Travel industry. 8. Victims of terrorist acts against aviation.* 9. Law enforcement and security experts.* 10. Indirect air carriers. 11. Aviation security technology industry (including screening technology and biometrics).* E:\FR\FM\01MYN1.SGM 01MYN1 EN01MY20.222</GPH> Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 85 / Friday, May 1, 2020 / Notices Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 85 / Friday, May 1, 2020 / Notices 12. Airport-based businesses (including minority-owned small businesses). 13. Passenger advocacy groups. 14. Businesses that conduct security operations at airports (Screening Partnership Program contractors). 15. Labor organizations representing transportation security officers. 16. Airport construction and maintenance contractors. 17. Labor organizations representing employees of airport construction and maintenance contractors.* 18. Privacy organizations.* 19. Aeronautical repair stations.* ASAC does not have a specific number of members allocated to any membership category and the number of members in a category may change to fit the needs of the Committee, but each organization shall be represented by one individual. Members will serve as representatives and speak on behalf of their respective constituency group, and will not be appointed as Special Government Employees as defined in 18 U.S.C. 202(a). Membership on the Committee is personal to the appointee and a member may not send an alternate to a Committee meeting. Pursuant to 49 U.S.C 44946(c)(3), members shall not receive pay, allowances, or benefits from the Government by reason of their service on the Committee. Committee Meetings The Committee typically convenes four times per year; however, additional meetings may be held with the approval of the Designated Federal Official. Due to the sensitive nature of the material discussed, meetings are typically closed to the public. At least one meeting will be open to the public each year. In addition, members are expected to participate on ASAC subcommittees that typically meet more frequently to deliberate and discuss specific aviation matters. Committee Membership Committee members are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Administrator of TSA for a 2-year term or until a successor is appointed. Members who are currently serving on the Committee are eligible to reapply for membership. A new application is required. Application for Advisory Committee Appointment TSA is seeking applications for the membership categories scheduled to expire in May 2020, which are marked with an asterisk in the Balanced Membership Plans section above. Any person wishing to be considered for VerDate Sep<11>2014 08:07 May 01, 2020 Jkt 250001 appointment to ASAC must provide the following: • Complete professional resume. • Statement of interest and reasons for application, including the membership category and how you represent a significant portion of that constituency. • Home and work addresses, telephone number, and email address. Please submit your application to the Responsible TSA Official in ADDRESSES noted above by May 22, 2020. Dated: April 27, 2020. Eddie D. Mayenschein, Assistant Administrator, Policy, Plans, and Engagement. [FR Doc. 2020–09304 Filed 4–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Revision of an Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Security Appointment Center (SAC) Visitor Request Form and Foreign National Vetting Request 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 1652–0068, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a revision of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The collection involves gathering information from individuals who plan to visit all TSA facilities in the National Capital Region (NCR). In addition, TSA is revising the collection to transition TSA Forms 2802, 2816A, and 2816B into Common Forms to streamline the information collection process. DATES: Send your comments by June 1, 2020. 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 identified by Docket ID: TSA–2013– 0001 and sent to the Federal eRulemaking Portal, http:// www.regulations.gov. Please follow the portal instructions for submitting SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25469 comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1. 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 March 4, 2020, 85 FR 12800. 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 Appointment Center (SAC) Visitor Request Form and Foreign National Vetting Request. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–0068. Form(s): TSA Forms 2802, 2816A, and 2816B. Affected Public: Visitors to TSA facilities in the National Capital Region. E:\FR\FM\01MYN1.SGM 01MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

[Docket No. TSA-2011-0008]


Request for Applicants for Appointment to the Aviation Security 
Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: Committee management; request for applicants.

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SUMMARY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is requesting 
individuals who are interested in serving on the Aviation Security 
Advisory Committee (ASAC) for the constituencies specified below to 
apply for appointment. ASAC's mission is to provide advice and 
recommendations to the Administrator of TSA on improving aviation 
security matters, including developing, refining, and implementing 
policies, programs, rulemaking, and security directives pertaining to 
aviation security, while adhering to sensitive security guidelines.

DATES: Applications for membership must be submitted to TSA using one 
of the methods in the ADDRESSES section below on or before May 22, 
2020.

ADDRESSES: Applications must be submitted by one of the following 
means:
     Email: [email protected].
     Mail: Tamika McCree Elhilali, ASAC Designated Federal 
Officer, Transportation Security Administration (TSA-28), 601 12th St. 
South, Arlington, VA 20598-4028.
    See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for application requirements.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tamika McCree Elhilali, ASAC 
Designated Federal Officer, Transportation Security Administration 
(TSA-28), 601 12th St. South, Arlington, VA 20598-4028, 
[email protected], 571-227-2632.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    ASAC is an advisory committee established pursuant to 49 U.S.C 
44946. The committee is composed of individual members representing key 
constituencies affected by aviation security requirements.

Balanced Membership Plans

    The ASAC will be composed of individuals representing not more than 
34 member organizations. Each organization shall be represented by one 
individual (or the individual's designee). TSA is seeking applications 
for the membership categories scheduled to expire in May 2020, which 
are marked with an asterisk in this section below. Individuals are 
appointed by the Administrator of TSA to represent the following 19 key 
constituencies affected by aviation security requirements, as defined 
at 49 U.S.C. 44946(c)(1)(C):
    1. Air carriers.*
    2. All-cargo air transportation.*
    3. Labor organizations representing air carrier employees.*
    4. Aircraft manufacturers.
    5. Airport operators.*
    6. General aviation.*
    7. Travel industry.
    8. Victims of terrorist acts against aviation.*
    9. Law enforcement and security experts.*
    10. Indirect air carriers.
    11. Aviation security technology industry (including screening 
technology and biometrics).*

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    12. Airport-based businesses (including minority-owned small 
businesses).
    13. Passenger advocacy groups.
    14. Businesses that conduct security operations at airports 
(Screening Partnership Program contractors).
    15. Labor organizations representing transportation security 
officers.
    16. Airport construction and maintenance contractors.
    17. Labor organizations representing employees of airport 
construction and maintenance contractors.*
    18. Privacy organizations.*
    19. Aeronautical repair stations.*
    ASAC does not have a specific number of members allocated to any 
membership category and the number of members in a category may change 
to fit the needs of the Committee, but each organization shall be 
represented by one individual. Members will serve as representatives 
and speak on behalf of their respective constituency group, and will 
not be appointed as Special Government Employees as defined in 18 
U.S.C. 202(a). Membership on the Committee is personal to the appointee 
and a member may not send an alternate to a Committee meeting. Pursuant 
to 49 U.S.C 44946(c)(3), members shall not receive pay, allowances, or 
benefits from the Government by reason of their service on the 
Committee.

Committee Meetings

    The Committee typically convenes four times per year; however, 
additional meetings may be held with the approval of the Designated 
Federal Official. Due to the sensitive nature of the material 
discussed, meetings are typically closed to the public. At least one 
meeting will be open to the public each year. In addition, members are 
expected to participate on ASAC subcommittees that typically meet more 
frequently to deliberate and discuss specific aviation matters.

Committee Membership

    Committee members are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the 
Administrator of TSA for a 2-year term or until a successor is 
appointed. Members who are currently serving on the Committee are 
eligible to reapply for membership. A new application is required.

Application for Advisory Committee Appointment

    TSA is seeking applications for the membership categories scheduled 
to expire in May 2020, which are marked with an asterisk in the 
Balanced Membership Plans section above. Any person wishing to be 
considered for appointment to ASAC must provide the following:
     Complete professional resume.
     Statement of interest and reasons for application, 
including the membership category and how you represent a significant 
portion of that constituency.
     Home and work addresses, telephone number, and email 
address.
    Please submit your application to the Responsible TSA Official in 
ADDRESSES noted above by May 22, 2020.

    Dated: April 27, 2020.
Eddie D. Mayenschein,
Assistant Administrator, Policy, Plans, and Engagement.
[FR Doc. 2020-09304 Filed 4-30-20; 8:45 am]
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