Intent To Request Extension From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessment Application, 26709-26710 [2020-09545]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 87 / Tuesday, May 5, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2019–0046] Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security/ALL–043 Enterprise Biometric Administrative Records (EBAR) System of Records Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of reopening of the comment period. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security is reopening the comment period for the proposed rulemaking associated with the Enterprise Biometric Administrative Records system of records notice published on March 16, 2020. This action will provide the public with additional time and opportunity to provide the Department of Homeland Security with information regarding the Enterprise Biometric Administrative Records system of records. The comment period is reopened until May 19, 2020. DATES: The comment period for the notice published on March 16, 2020 (85 FR 14955) is reopened. Comments must be submitted to the online docket via https://www.regulations.gov on or before May 19, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number DHS– 2019–0046 using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https:// www.regulations.gov. All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number DHS–2019–0046. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about this document call or email Constantina Kozanas, privacy@ hq.dhs.gov, (202) 343–1717, Chief Privacy Officer, Privacy Office, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528–0655. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice provides the public additional time and opportunity to provide the Department of Homeland Security with information regarding the proposed rulemaking associated with the Enterprise Biometric Administrative Records system of records first published on March 16, 2020. 85 FR 14805. We encourage you to review the initial notice and submit comments (or khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:16 May 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 related material) on the proposed rulemaking associated with the Enterprise Biometric Administrative Records system of records notice. We will consider all submissions and may adjust our final action based on your comments. If you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this notice, indicate the specific section of this document to which each comment applies, and provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. Constantina Kozanas, Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2020–09530 Filed 5–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9910–9B–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Intent To Request Extension From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessment Application Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652–0042, 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. The collection involves TSA determining whether the party or representative of a party seeking access to sensitive security information (SSI) in a civil proceeding in federal district court, a prospective bidder seeking access to SSI for the purpose of perfecting a proposal in response to a TSA request for proposal, a party to other contractual agreements (e.g., bailments), a participant of other transaction agreements, or someone who receives other conditional SSI disclosures may be granted access to the SSI. DATES: Send your comments by July 6, 2020. ADDRESSES: Comments may be emailed to TSAPRA@tsa.dhs.gov or delivered to the TSA PRA Officer, Information Technology (IT), TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6011. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26709 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christina A. Walsh at the above address, or by telephone (571) 227–2062. 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 OMB Control Number 1652–0042; Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessment. TSA is seeking to renew the control number (1652–0042) for the maximum three-year period in order to continue compliance with sec. 525(d) of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 (DHS Appropriations Act, Pub. L. 109–295, 120 Stat. 1382), as reenacted, and to continue the process for access to SSI. TSA developed this process for a party seeking access to SSI in a civil proceeding in federal district court who demonstrates a substantial need for relevant SSI in the preparation of the party’s case, and who is unable without undue hardship to obtain the substantial equivalent of the information by other means. Under this process, the party or party’s representative may request and E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 26710 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 87 / Tuesday, May 5, 2020 / Notices be granted conditional access to the SSI at issue in the case. These procedures also apply to additional categories of individuals seeking access to SSI. They apply to witnesses retained by a party as experts or consultants and court reporters that are required to record or transcribe testimony containing specific SSI and do not have a current security clearance required for access to classified national security information as defined by E.O. 12958 as amended. The procedure is also used by a prospective bidder who is seeking to submit a proposal in response to a request for proposal by TSA so they may request certain SSI to perfect their bid, an individual involved in the performance of non-traditional contractual agreements (for example, bailments) or other transaction agreements, or an individual receiving access to SSI under 49 CFR 1520.15(e) regarding other conditional disclosures. Applicants seeking access to SSI in federal district court litigation, bidders, and certain other applicants will be required to complete TSA Form 2211 in order to have a security threat assessment completed before they can receive the requested SSI. TSA will use the information collected to conduct the security threat assessment for the purpose of determining whether the provision of such access to the information for the proceeding or other reason presents a risk of harm to the Nation. TSA recently revised the collection of information to allow individuals who are members of TSA PreCheck TM (also known as TSA Pre✓®) Application Program) to provide a known traveler number (KTN) to facilitate the security threat assessment. This assessment includes: (1) A fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC); (2) a name-based check to determine whether the individual poses or is suspected of posing a threat to transportation or national security, including checks against terrorism, immigration, or other databases TSA maintains or uses; and/ or (3) implement other procedures and requirements for safeguarding SSI that are satisfactory to TSA including a professional responsibility check (for attorneys and court reporters). Based on the results of the security threat assessment, TSA will make a final determination on whether the individual may be granted access to the SSI. TSA estimates that the total annual hour burden for this collection will be 275 hours, based on an estimated 256 annual respondents with a one-hour burden per respondent, plus 7 SSI VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:16 May 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 litigant respondents with a 2.68-hour burden per respondent. Dated: April 29, 2020. . Christina A. Walsh, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2020–09545 Filed 5–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P the ECTRC for military purposes based on a map dated March 1993. The FY 1997 NDAA required the Secretary of the Interior to publish the official legal description of the lands in the Federal Register as soon as practicable after enactment of the legislation. The withdrawal legal description for the ECTRC is described as follows: Target 68, BLM Withdrawn Lands DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCA930000. L19200000.ET0000 LROROB1109000; CACA 016422] Notice of Legal Descriptions for the El Centro Training Range Complex, California Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of legal land descriptions. AGENCY: This notice provides official publication of the legal land descriptions for the Department of the Navy’s El Centro Training Range Complex (ECTRC) withdrawal created by the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 1997. DATES: The lands described in this notice were withdrawn on September 23, 1996. ADDRESSES: Maps and copies of the legal descriptions are available through mailed request to: BLM, California State Office, Public Room, 2800 Cottage Way, W–1928, Sacramento, CA 95825–1886. BLM, El Centro Field Office, 1661 S 4th Street, El Centro, CA 92243. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC SW), 1220 Pacific Highway, San Diego, California 92132. Facilities Management Division Director, Naval Air Facility El Centro, 1 Bennet Road, El Centro, CA 92243– 5001. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heather Daniels, Realty Specialist, Bureau of Land Management, California State Office, telephone: 916–978–4674; email: hdaniels@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact Ms. Daniels. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 2923 of Public Law 104–201, enacted on September 23, 1996, and known as the NDAA for FY 1997, withdrew lands in PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 San Bernardino Meridian, California T. 14 S., R. 17 E., Sec. 3, lots 5 and 6, S1⁄2NW1⁄4, and S1⁄2; Secs. 4 and 5; Sec. 6, E1⁄2SW1⁄4 and SE1⁄4; Secs. 7 thru 10, 15, 17, and 18; Sec. 19, NE1⁄4; Sec. 20, N1⁄2, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, and N1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 21, N1⁄2, N1⁄2SW1⁄4, and N1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 22, NW1/4. The areas described aggregate 7,688.29 acres. Target 95, BLM Withdrawn Lands San Bernardino Meridian, California T. 13 S., R. 16 E., Sec. 1, lots 13, 14, 18 thru 23, and 25 thru 28 and S1⁄2; Sec. 2, lots 13 thru 28 and S1⁄2; Sec. 3, lots 15 thru 18 and 22 thru 27, E1⁄2SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4; Sec. 10, E1⁄2NW1⁄4, E1⁄2SW1⁄4, and E1⁄2; Secs. 11 and 12; Sec. 13, N1⁄2, SW1⁄4, and N1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 14; Sec. 15, NE1⁄4, E1⁄2NW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SE1⁄4, and E1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4. T. 13 S., R. 17 E., Sec. 6, lot 32; Sec. 7, lots 3 thru 6, E1⁄2NW1⁄4, and E1⁄2SW1⁄4; Sec. 18, lots 3 and 4. The areas described aggregate 6,074.33 acres. Target 101, BLM Withdrawn Lands San Bernardino Meridian, California T. 13 S., R. 11 E., Sec. 34, SW1⁄4 and E1⁄2; Sec. 35. T. 14 S., R. 11 E., Secs. 1, 2, and 3; Sec. 10, N1⁄2; Sec. 11, N1⁄2, N1⁄2SW1⁄4, N1⁄2SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4; Sec. 12; Sec. 13, NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4NW1⁄4, N1⁄2SW1⁄4NW1⁄4, and E1⁄2NW1⁄4; Sec. 14, NE1⁄4NE1⁄4. T. 13 S., R. 12 E., Sec. 31, lots 5 and 6 and E1⁄2SW1⁄4. T. 14 S., R. 12 E., Sec. 6, lots 5 thru 9, SE1⁄4NW1⁄4, and E1⁄2SW1⁄4; Sec. 7, lots 3 thru 6, E1⁄2NW1⁄4, E1⁄2SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4; Sec. 8, S1⁄2; Sec. 9, S1⁄2; Sec. 10, S1⁄2; Sec. 11, SW1⁄4; Secs. 14, 15, and 17; Sec. 18, lots 3 and 4, E1⁄2NW1⁄4, and E1⁄2; E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 87 (Tuesday, May 5, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration


Intent To Request Extension From OMB of One Current Public 
Collection of Information: Sensitive Security Information Threat 
Assessment Application

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: 60-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites 
public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request 
(ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0042, 
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. The 
collection involves TSA determining whether the party or representative 
of a party seeking access to sensitive security information (SSI) in a 
civil proceeding in federal district court, a prospective bidder 
seeking access to SSI for the purpose of perfecting a proposal in 
response to a TSA request for proposal, a party to other contractual 
agreements (e.g., bailments), a participant of other transaction 
agreements, or someone who receives other conditional SSI disclosures 
may be granted access to the SSI.

DATES: Send your comments by July 6, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be emailed to [email protected] or delivered 
to the TSA PRA Officer, Information Technology (IT), 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: 

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

    OMB Control Number 1652-0042; Sensitive Security Information Threat 
Assessment. TSA is seeking to renew the control number (1652-0042) for 
the maximum three-year period in order to continue compliance with sec. 
525(d) of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 
2007 (DHS Appropriations Act, Pub. L. 109-295, 120 Stat. 1382), as 
reenacted, and to continue the process for access to SSI. TSA developed 
this process for a party seeking access to SSI in a civil proceeding in 
federal district court who demonstrates a substantial need for relevant 
SSI in the preparation of the party's case, and who is unable without 
undue hardship to obtain the substantial equivalent of the information 
by other means. Under this process, the party or party's representative 
may request and

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be granted conditional access to the SSI at issue in the case.
    These procedures also apply to additional categories of individuals 
seeking access to SSI. They apply to witnesses retained by a party as 
experts or consultants and court reporters that are required to record 
or transcribe testimony containing specific SSI and do not have a 
current security clearance required for access to classified national 
security information as defined by E.O. 12958 as amended. The procedure 
is also used by a prospective bidder who is seeking to submit a 
proposal in response to a request for proposal by TSA so they may 
request certain SSI to perfect their bid, an individual involved in the 
performance of non-traditional contractual agreements (for example, 
bailments) or other transaction agreements, or an individual receiving 
access to SSI under 49 CFR 1520.15(e) regarding other conditional 
disclosures.
    Applicants seeking access to SSI in federal district court 
litigation, bidders, and certain other applicants will be required to 
complete TSA Form 2211 in order to have a security threat assessment 
completed before they can receive the requested SSI. TSA will use the 
information collected to conduct the security threat assessment for the 
purpose of determining whether the provision of such access to the 
information for the proceeding or other reason presents a risk of harm 
to the Nation. TSA recently revised the collection of information to 
allow individuals who are members of TSA PreCheck \TM\ (also known as 
TSA Pre[check][supreg]) Application Program) to provide a known 
traveler number (KTN) to facilitate the security threat assessment. 
This assessment includes: (1) A fingerprint-based criminal history 
records check (CHRC); (2) a name-based check to determine whether the 
individual poses or is suspected of posing a threat to transportation 
or national security, including checks against terrorism, immigration, 
or other databases TSA maintains or uses; and/or (3) implement other 
procedures and requirements for safeguarding SSI that are satisfactory 
to TSA including a professional responsibility check (for attorneys and 
court reporters). Based on the results of the security threat 
assessment, TSA will make a final determination on whether the 
individual may be granted access to the SSI.
    TSA estimates that the total annual hour burden for this collection 
will be 275 hours, based on an estimated 256 annual respondents with a 
one-hour burden per respondent, plus 7 SSI litigant respondents with a 
2.68-hour burden per respondent.

    Dated: April 29, 2020. .
Christina A. Walsh,
TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2020-09545 Filed 5-4-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9110-05-P