Intent To Request Revision From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Flight Training Security, 47507-47508 [2021-18225]

Download as PDF 47507 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 25, 2021 / Notices TABLE 2—ESTIMATED ANNUAL RECORDKEEPING BURDEN 1 Number of recordkeepers Section of guidance/recordkeeping activity Number of records per recordkeeper Average burden per recordkeeping Total annual records Total hours 4.1. and 6.4—SOPs for DMCs ............................................ 4.4.3.2.—DMC meeting records .......................................... 37 370 1 1 37 370 8 2 296 740 Total .............................................................................. ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 1,036 1 There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs associated with this collection of information. TABLE 3—ESTIMATED ANNUAL THIRD-PARTY DISCLOSURE BURDEN 1 4.4.1.2.—Sponsor notification to the DMC regarding waivers. 4.4.3.2.—DMC reports of meeting minutes to the sponsor. Total .................................................................... 1 There Total annual disclosures Average burden per disclosure Total hours 1 1 1 0.25 (15 minutes) ... 0.25 370 2 740 1 ............................. 740 ........................ .......................... ........................ ................................ 740.25 are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs associated with this collection of information. Based on a review of the information collection since our last request for OMB approval, we have made no adjustments to our burden estimate. Dated: August 5, 2021. Lauren K. Roth, Acting Principal Associate Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2021–18235 Filed 8–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration [Docket No. TSA–2004–19147] Intent To Request Revision From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Flight Training Security 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 1652–0021, that we will submit to OMB for a revision, in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves information necessary to conduct security threat assessments for all non-U.S. citizens, non-U.S. nationals, and other designated individuals seeking flight instruction (‘‘candidates’’) from Federal Aviation SUMMARY: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Number of disclosures per respondent Number of respondents Section of guidance/disclosure activity VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Aug 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 Administration (FAA)-certified flight training providers. Pursuant to statute, TSA will use the information collected to determine whether a candidate poses or is suspected of posing a threat to aviation or national security, and is thus prohibited from receiving flight training. Additionally, flight training providers are required to conduct a security awareness training program for their employees and to maintain records associated with this training. DATES: Send your comments by October 25, 2021. ADDRESSES: Comments may be emailed to TSAPRA@dhs.gov or delivered to the TSA PRA Officer, Information Technology (IT), TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 6595 Springfield Center Drive, Springfield, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Information Collection Requirement OMB Control Number 1652–0021, Flight Training Security. Under 49 CFR part 1552, TSA conducts security threat assessments for all non-U.S. citizens, non-U.S. nationals, and other designated individuals seeking flight instruction with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-certified flight training providers.1 The purpose of this requirement is to ensure flight training candidates do not pose a threat to aviation or national security and thus can be permitted to receive flight training. The collection of information required under 49 CFR part 1552 includes candidates’ biographic information and fingerprints, which TSA uses to perform the security threat assessment. Additionally, flight training providers are required to maintain records of security awareness training provided to their employees. See subpart B of 49 CFR part 1552. This training, which is 1 See E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM also 49 U.S.C. 44939. 25AUN1 47508 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 25, 2021 / Notices intended to increase awareness of suspicious circumstances and activities of individuals enrolling in, or attending, flight training, must be provided to certain employees within 60 days of being hired and on an annual recurring basis. The flight training providers must maintain records of the training completed throughout the course of the individual’s employment, and for one year after the individual is no longer a flight training provider employee. In accordance with the President’s intent,2 TSA is revising the information collection by changing the name of the collection from ‘‘Flight Training for Aliens and Other Designated Individuals; Security Awareness Training for Flight School Employees’’ to ‘‘Flight Training Security.’’ TSA and other DHS components have already begun using alternative terminology to ‘‘alien’’ in documentation and systems. TSA estimates a total of 39,496 respondents annually: 19,869 flight training candidates and 19,627 flight training providers. Respondents are required to provide the subject information every time a non-U.S. citizen, non-U.S. national, or other designated individual applies for flight training, as described in the regulation. TSA estimates a flight training application burden of 43,667 hours per year. Flight training providers must keep records for each flight training candidate and employee security awareness training. TSA estimates an annual average recordkeeping burden of 55,897 hours. Thus, TSA estimates the combined hour burden associated with this collection to be 99,564 hours annually. Dated: August 19, 2021. Christina A. Walsh, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2021–18225 Filed 8–24–21; 8:45 am] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 9110–05–P 2 Fact Sheet: President Biden Sends Immigration Bill to Congress as Part of His Commitment to Modernize our Immigration System | The White House. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Aug 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0001] Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Petition for Alien Fiance´(e) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed extension of a currently approved collection of information or new collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e.. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until October 25, 2021. ADDRESSES: All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 1615–0001 in the body of the letter, the agency name and Docket ID USCIS– 2006–0028. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal website at https://www.regulations.gov under eDocket ID number USCIS–2006–0028. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, Samantha Deshommes, Chief, telephone number (240) 721–3000 (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 https://www.uscis.gov, or call the USCIS Contact Center at 800–375–5283 (TTY 800–767–1833). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments You may access the information collection instrument with instructions or additional information by visiting the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: https://www.regulations.gov and entering USCIS–2006–0028 in the search box. All submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https:// www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make to DHS. DHS may withhold information provided in comments from public viewing that it determines may impact the privacy of an individual or is offensive. For additional information, please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of https://www.regulations.gov. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information 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 of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Petition for Alien Fiance´(e). (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: I–129F; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Form I–129F must be filed E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 162 (Wednesday, August 25, 2021)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

[Docket No. TSA-2004-19147]


Intent To Request Revision From OMB of One Current Public 
Collection of Information: Flight Training Security

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 1652-0021, 
that we will submit to OMB for a revision, in compliance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the 
information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves 
information necessary to conduct security threat assessments for all 
non-U.S. citizens, non-U.S. nationals, and other designated individuals 
seeking flight instruction (``candidates'') from Federal Aviation 
Administration (FAA)-certified flight training providers. Pursuant to 
statute, TSA will use the information collected to determine whether a 
candidate poses or is suspected of posing a threat to aviation or 
national security, and is thus prohibited from receiving flight 
training. Additionally, flight training providers are required to 
conduct a security awareness training program for their employees and 
to maintain records associated with this training.

DATES: Send your comments by October 25, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be emailed to [email protected] or delivered to 
the TSA PRA Officer, Information Technology (IT), TSA-11, 
Transportation Security Administration, 6595 Springfield Center Drive, 
Springfield, 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.

Information Collection Requirement

    OMB Control Number 1652-0021, Flight Training Security. Under 49 
CFR part 1552, TSA conducts security threat assessments for all non-
U.S. citizens, non-U.S. nationals, and other designated individuals 
seeking flight instruction with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-
certified flight training providers.\1\ The purpose of this requirement 
is to ensure flight training candidates do not pose a threat to 
aviation or national security and thus can be permitted to receive 
flight training. The collection of information required under 49 CFR 
part 1552 includes candidates' biographic information and fingerprints, 
which TSA uses to perform the security threat assessment.
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    \1\ See also 49 U.S.C. 44939.
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    Additionally, flight training providers are required to maintain 
records of security awareness training provided to their employees. See 
subpart B of 49 CFR part 1552. This training, which is

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intended to increase awareness of suspicious circumstances and 
activities of individuals enrolling in, or attending, flight training, 
must be provided to certain employees within 60 days of being hired and 
on an annual recurring basis. The flight training providers must 
maintain records of the training completed throughout the course of the 
individual's employment, and for one year after the individual is no 
longer a flight training provider employee.
    In accordance with the President's intent,\2\ TSA is revising the 
information collection by changing the name of the collection from 
``Flight Training for Aliens and Other Designated Individuals; Security 
Awareness Training for Flight School Employees'' to ``Flight Training 
Security.'' TSA and other DHS components have already begun using 
alternative terminology to ``alien'' in documentation and systems.
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    \2\ Fact Sheet: President Biden Sends Immigration Bill to 
Congress as Part of His Commitment to Modernize our Immigration 
System [bond] The White House.
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    TSA estimates a total of 39,496 respondents annually: 19,869 flight 
training candidates and 19,627 flight training providers. Respondents 
are required to provide the subject information every time a non-U.S. 
citizen, non-U.S. national, or other designated individual applies for 
flight training, as described in the regulation. TSA estimates a flight 
training application burden of 43,667 hours per year. Flight training 
providers must keep records for each flight training candidate and 
employee security awareness training. TSA estimates an annual average 
recordkeeping burden of 55,897 hours. Thus, TSA estimates the combined 
hour burden associated with this collection to be 99,564 hours 
annually.

    Dated: August 19, 2021.
Christina A. Walsh,
TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2021-18225 Filed 8-24-21; 8:45 am]
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