Transportation Security Administration 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Security Threat Assessment for Individuals Applying for a Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Drivers License
Document Number: 07-6231
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved information collection requirement, under OMB control number 1652-0027, abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The collection involves applicant submission of biometric and biographic information for TSA's security threat assessment in order to obtain the hazardous materials endodrsement (HME) on a commercial drivers license (CDL) issued by the U.S. States and the District of Columbia.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Hilo, HI; International Falls, MN; Ontonagon, MI; Morehead City, NC; Huntington, WV; and Port Canaveral, FL
Document Number: E7-24913
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Hilo, HI; International Falls, MN; Ontonagon, MI; Morehead City, NC; Huntington, WV; and Port Canaveral, FL.
New Emergency Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Critical Facility Information of the Top 100 Most Critical Pipelines
Document Number: E7-24900
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
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 emergency processing and approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of information collection and its expected burden. This collection provides TSA critical facility and annual product through-put information from owners/operators of the nation's largest pipelines, and is necessitated by the requirements set forth in the Implementing the Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Peoria and Joliet, IL; Memphis, TN; and Buffalo, NY
Document Number: E7-24253
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Peoria and Joliet, IL; Memphis, TN; and Buffalo, NY.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach, CA
Document Number: E7-24184
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach, CA.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Seattle, WA; New York/New Jersey; Wilmington, NC; Jacksonville, FL; Duluth-Superior, MN; and New Orleans, LA
Document Number: E7-23903
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Seattle, WA; New York/New Jersey; Wilmington, NC; Jacksonville, FL; Duluth-Superior, MN; and New Orleans, LA.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Tulsa, OK and Albany, NY
Document Number: E7-23522
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Tulsa, OK and Albany, NY.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Long Beach, CA and Indiana Harbor, IN
Document Number: E7-23407
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Long Beach, CA and Indiana Harbor, IN.
Intent to Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Transportation Worker Identification Credential Program
Document Number: E7-23388
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved information collection requirement abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. OMB approved the collection of information for six months and TSA now seeks the maximum three-year approval. The collection involves the submission of identifying and other information by individuals applying for a TWIC and a customer satisfaction survey.
New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Pipeline Security Awareness (CD-1) Effectiveness Assessment
Document Number: E7-23365
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
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. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on January 31, 2007, 72 FR 4526.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Mobile, AL; Brunswick, GA; Milwaukee, WI; and Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: E7-23125
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Mobile, AL; Brunswick, GA; Milwaukee, WI; and Philadelphia, PA.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Boston, MA; Charleston, SC; Cleveland, OH; Detroit, MI; Port Fourchon, LA; and Brownsville, TX
Document Number: E7-22754
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Boston, MA; Charleston, SC; Cleveland, OH; Detroit, MI; Port Fourchon, LA; and Brownsville, TX.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Date for the Port of Lake Charles, LA
Document Number: E7-22584
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Port of Lake Charles, LA.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Dundalk, MD; Minneapolis, MN; and St. Paul, MN
Document Number: E7-22422
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Dundalk, MD; Minneapolis, MN; and St. Paul, MN.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Houston, TX; Providence, RI; Chicago, IL; Port Arthur, TX; and Savannah, GA
Document Number: E7-22072
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Houston, TX; Providence, RI; Chicago, IL; Port Arthur, TX; and Savannah, GA.
Privacy Act of 1974: System of Records; Secure Flight Records
Document Number: E7-21908
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is altering and re-publishing the complete system of records, DHS/TSA 019, under the Privacy Act of 1974, known as ``Secure Flight Records,'' for a passenger screening program known as Secure Flight. TSA originally established this system of records and published the system of records notice (SORN) in the Federal Register on August 23, 2007 (Part III, 72 FR 48392). TSA received and considered public comments on the SORN and is altering the system of records to reflect the deletion of an exemption previously claimed under 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(1). The Secure Flight program implements a mandate of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA) and is consistent with TSA's authority under the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA). Section 4012(a)(1) of the IRTPA requires TSA to assume from air carriers the comparison of passenger information for domestic flights to the consolidated and integrated terrorist watch list maintained by the Federal Government. Further, section 4012(a)(2) of IRTPA similarly requires the DHS to compare passenger information for international flights to and from the United States against the consolidated and integrated terrorist watch list before departure of such flights. The SORN is being altered to reflect TSA's determination that the system will not contain classified material, and TSA will not claim an exemption under 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(1).
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Secure Flight Records
Document Number: E7-21907
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
Following a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and public comment, this rule amends the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)'s regulations by exempting a new system of records from several provisions of the Privacy Act. The Secure Flight Records system (DHS/ TSA 019) includes records used as part of the watch list matching program known as Secure Flight, which implements a mandate of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA) and is consistent with TSA's authority under the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA). Under the Secure Flight program, TSA would assume the current watch list matching function to the No Fly and Selectee Lists from aircraft operators. TSA is exempting DHS/TSA 019 from provisions of the Privacy Act to the extent necessary to protect the integrity of investigatory information that may be included in the system of records.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: 07-5594
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Coast Guard invite interested members of the smart card technology community, vendors of biometric card readers, and the general public to meet in Washington, DC to discuss the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Reader Hardware and Card Application Specification. The meeting will be open to the public and will also be available by teleconference.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Honolulu, HI; Baton Rouge, LA; Tacoma, WA; Beaumont, TX, and Oakland, CA
Document Number: E7-21801
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Honolulu, HI; Baton Rouge, LA; Tacoma, WA; Beaumont, TX, and Oakland, CA.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Date for the Port of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX
Document Number: E7-21112
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Port of Corpus Christi, in Corpus Christi, TX.
Secure Flight Program
Document Number: 07-5254
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is extending the comment period on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the Secure Flight Program published on August 23, 2007. TSA has decided to grant, in part, two requests for an extension of the comment period and will extend the comment period for thirty (30) days. The comment period will now end on November 21, 2007, instead of October 22, 2007.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Date for Port of Wilmington, Wilmington, DE
Document Number: 07-4994
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Port of Wilmington, in Wilmington, DE.
TSA's Migration to the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS)
Document Number: E7-19277
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announces the migration of data and a service disruption to our automated public dockets, now managed by the Department of Transportation's (DOT's) Docket Management System (DMS). Effective September 30, 2007, DOT's DMS electronic dockets will be replaced by the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS), a government-wide, electronic docket management system. In preparation for the data migration from DMS to FDMS, effective Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 5 p.m., DOT's DMS will no longer accept electronic comments/submissions. DOT will continue to accept, as well as process, faxed and other paper documents after the migration to FDMS. On Monday, October 1, 2007, FDMS will begin accepting electronic submissions for all currently open DMS dockets, including open TSA dockets. Between October 1 and October 31, closed DMS dockets will still be accessible through the DMS Web site. By October 31, the full migration of all electronic dockets currently in DMS is expected to be completed.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: 07-4750
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the United States Coast Guard (Coast Guard), issues this final rule to amend provisions of its previously issued final rule, to allow for greater participation in the TWIC program and codify final fees to obtain a TWIC. This final rule continues to further secure our Nation's ports and modes of transportation, and also implements the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (MTSA) and the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (SAFE Port Act). Those statutes require credentialed merchant mariners and individuals with unescorted access to secure areas of vessels and facilities to undergo a security threat assessment and receive a biometric credential, known as a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC). With this final rule, the Coast Guard amends its regulations on vessel and facility security, requiring the use of the TWIC as an access control measure. Specifically, the Coast Guard is amending its definition of secure areas, to take into account facilities in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, whose workers are not required to obtain work visas from the United States before being allowed to work. With this final rule, TSA amends its regulations on TWIC to allow additional non-resident aliens to apply for a TWIC if they are working in a job that requires them to have unescorted access to a maritime facility regulated under 33 CFR parts 105 or 106. TSA also amends the scope provision of the rule to include additional non-resident aliens that may apply for TWIC. TSA amends its regulations to clarify those credentialed merchant mariners who may receive a TWIC at a reduced fee. TSA amends the fee portion of the regulation, increasing the replacement credential fee from $36 to $60 and codifying the other fees that were announced in the Federal Register on March 20, 2007. Finally, TSA announces a reduction in the fee charged by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to conduct fingerprint-based criminal history record checks (CHRCs) that are submitted to the FBI electronically. Therefore, the standard fee for a TWIC is $132.50 and the reduced TWIC fee for applicants who have completed a comparable threat assessment is $105.25.
Transportation Worker Identity Credential (TWIC) Biometric Reader Specification and TWIC Contactless Smart Card Application
Document Number: 07-4649
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security, through the U.S. Coast Guard (Coast Guard) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), announces the availability of the working specification for Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) biometric readers and the TWIC contactless smart card application. This specification is based on recommendations to the Coast Guard and TSA from the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC); comments from the public following publication of the NMSAC recommendations and request for comment; and, the government's review of the NMSAC recommendations and comments received. The working specification is available to review at www.tsa.gov/twic and at http://dms.dot.gov in docket USCG-2007-27415.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review; Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee (ASIF) Records Retention
Document Number: E7-17571
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on May 9, 2007, 72 FR 26417. The collection requires air carriers to retain any and all documents, records, or information related to the amount of the ASIF, including all information applicable to the carrier's calendar year 2000 security costs and information reasonably necessary to complete an audit.
Public Meeting: Secure Flight Program
Document Number: E7-17607
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-09-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice provides the time and location of the public meeting which will be held by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Secure Flight Program,'' which was published in the Federal Register on August 23, 2007 (72 FR 48356).
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (OLE/FAM) Mental Health Certification
Document Number: E7-16769
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on June 20, 2007, 71 FR 70524. The collection involves the completion of a mental health certification by applicants for Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal positions.
Privacy Act of 1974: System of Records; Secure Flight Records
Document Number: E7-15964
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is establishing one new system of records, DHS/TSA 019, under the Privacy Act of 1974, known as ``Secure Flight Records,'' for a passenger screening program known as Secure Flight. The Secure Flight program implements a mandate of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA) (Pub. L. 108-458, 118 Stat. 3638, Dec. 17, 2004) and is consistent with TSA's authority under the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA). Section 4012(a)(1) of the IRTPA requires TSA to assume from air carriers the comparison of passenger information for domestic flights to the consolidated and integrated terrorist watch list maintained by the Federal Government. Further, section 4012(a)(2) of IRTPA similarly requires the DHS to compare passenger information for international flights to and from the United States against the consolidated and integrated terrorist watch list before departure of such flights.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Secure Flight Records
Document Number: E7-15963
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-08-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is proposing to amend the Transportation Security regulations to exempt a new system of records from several provisions of the Privacy Act. Secure Flight Records (DHS/TSA 019) will include records used as a part of a passenger watch list matching program known as Secure Flight. The Secure Flight program implements a mandate of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA) (Pub. L. 108-458, 118 Stat. 3638, Dec. 17, 2004) and is consistent with TSA's authority under the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA). Section 4012(a)(1) of the IRTPA requires TSA to assume from air carriers the comparison of passenger information for domestic flights to the consolidated and integrated terrorist watch list maintained by the Federal Government. Further, Section 4012(a)(2) of IRTPA similarly requires the DHS to compare passenger information for international flights to and from the United States against the consolidated and integrated terrorist watch list before departure of such flights. Under the Secure Flight program, TSA would assume the current watch list matching function to the No Fly and Selectee from aircraft operators. TSA is proposing exemptions for DHS/TSA 019 to the extent necessary to protect the integrity of investigatory information that may be included in the system of records.
Secure Flight Program
Document Number: E7-15960
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-08-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act (IRTPA) requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to assume from aircraft operators the function of conducting pre-flight comparisons of airline passenger information to Federal Government watch lists for international and domestic flights. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is currently developing the Secure Flight program and issuing this rulemaking to implement this congressional mandate. This rule proposes to allow TSA to begin implementation of the Secure Flight program, under which TSA would receive passenger and certain non-traveler information, conduct watch list matching against the No Fly and Selectee portions of the Federal Government's consolidated terrorist watch list, and transmit boarding pass printing instructions back to aircraft operators. TSA would do so in a consistent and accurate manner while minimizing false matches and protecting privacy information. Also in this volume of the Federal Register, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is publishing a final rule to implement pre- departure advance passenger and crew manifest requirements for international flights and voyages departing from or arriving into the United States, using CBP's Advance Passenger Information System (APIS). These rules are related. We propose that, when the Secure Flight rule becomes final, aircraft operators would submit passenger information to DHS through a single DHS portal for both the Secure Flight and APIS programs. This would allow DHS to integrate the watch list matching component of APIS into Secure Flight, resulting in one DHS system responsible for watch list matching for all aviation passengers.
Prohibited Items; New Enforcement Policy Regarding Lighters
Document Number: 07-3630
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-07-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is providing notice that, in accordance with section 530 of Public Law 109-295, TSA will not enforce the prohibition on bringing lighters onboard commercial aircraft. The effect of the new enforcement policy will be to allow passengers to carry a lighter onboard commercial aircraft. This action is being taken to enable Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) to concentrate on more effectively confronting the threat of concealed explosives and improvised explosive devices being brought into the cabin of an aircraft.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service Mental Health Certification
Document Number: E7-11819
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved information collection requirement (ICR) abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The collection requires applicants for the Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal positions to complete a certification form regarding their mental history.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessments
Document Number: E7-11618
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on February 14, 2007 (72 FR 7059). The collection involves the submission of information by individuals seeking access to Sensitive Security Information (SSI) for use in civil proceedings in Federal court.
Relocation and Temporary Closure of TSA's Docket Facility
Document Number: E7-10242
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) official regulatory docket is maintained in electronic form at the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Docket Management System (DMS) docket facilities. This notice announces two service disruptions relating to the relocation of those facilities. The DOT Docket Operations facility, equipment, and staff is moving to 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, and will be located on the West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140. Hours for the new facility will continue to be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket Operations telephone number will continue to be (202) 366-9826. 1. To prepare for the relocation to the new facility, the DOT Docket Operations office will be closed to the public on Friday, May 25, 2007, through Tuesday, May 29, 2007. The office will reopen to the public on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at the new facility. 2. To move the computers that host the electronic dockets, the DMS will be unavailable for use from Wednesday, June 13, 2007, through Sunday, June 17, 2007. The electronic docket will be available to users on June 18, 2007.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Department of Homeland Security Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP)
Document Number: E7-8819
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on January 5, 2007, 72 FR 576. The collection involves the submission of identifying and travel experience information by individuals requesting redress through DHS TRIP.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee (ASIF) Records Retention
Document Number: E7-8818
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved information collection requirement abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The collection requires air carriers to retain the records that support carriers' cost submissions that were collected for the Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee on the carriers' individual and aggregate costs related to screening passengers and property in calendar year 2000.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Aircraft Operator Security
Document Number: E7-6763
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on November 2, 2006 (71 FR 64547).
Transportation Worker Identification Credential Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License; Correction
Document Number: E7-5487
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This document contains corrections to the final rule published in the Federal Register on January 25, 2007 (72 FR 3492). That rule requires credentialed merchant mariners and workers with unescorted access to secure areas of vessels and facilities to undergo a security threat assessment and receive a biometric credential, known as a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC). This rule correction redesignates paragraphs in parts 1515 and 1572. In addition, this rule correction substitutes a word in parts 1540 and 1570 for consistency, deletes a word for clarity in part 1570 and inserts a word in part 1572 to clarify the type of fee. These revisions are necessary to correct typographical errors and to use terms consistently throughout the rule.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential Fees
Document Number: 07-1328
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the U.S. Coast Guard, published a final rule on January 25, 2007 that establishes requirements for merchant mariners and workers who need unescorted access to secure areas of maritime facilities and vessels. These individuals must successfully complete a security threat assessment conducted by TSA and hold a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) in order to enter secure areas without escort. As required by statute, all TWIC applicants must pay a user fee to cover TSA's costs to enroll applicants, complete security threat assessments, and issue biometric credentials. With this notice, we announce the user fees as follows: The total standard fee for a TWIC applicant is $137.25 and the reduced fee for applicants who have completed a prior comparable threat assessment is $105.25.
Air Cargo Security Requirements; Compliance Dates; Amendment
Document Number: 07-1327
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This interim final rule (IFR) amends the Air Cargo Security Requirements final rule (Air Cargo Final Rule) by extending the compliance dates by which aircraft operators, foreign air carriers, and indirect air carriers (IACs) must ensure that their employees and agents with unescorted access to cargo, and IAC proprietors, general partners, officers, directors, and certain owners of the entity successfully complete a Security Threat Assessment (STA). This extension is based on technology problems that TSA is experiencing with the processing of STA applications.
Rail Transportation Security
Document Number: 07-715
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This document places in the Federal Register the entire Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis (IRFA) for this proposed rulemaking on rail transportation security, which has been available in the public docket. TSA published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Rail Transportation Security and placed the IRFA in the public docket as part of the comprehensive Regulatory Impact Assessment, on December 28, 2006. However, TSA inadvertently omitted the summary of the IRFA from the NPRM when we published it in the Federal Register. TSA decided to publish in the Federal Register the same IRFA that has been in the docket.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessments
Document Number: E7-2552
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved information collection requirement abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. TSA is seeking to renew the control number for the maximum three-year period in order to continue compliance with sec. 525 of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 (DHS Appropriations Act), and to continue the process TSA developed to determine whether the party or representative of a party seeking access to sensitive security information (SSI) in a civil proceeding in federal court may be granted access to the SSI.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License; Correction
Document Number: E7-1952
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This document contains corrections to the final rule published in the Federal Register on January 25, 2007. That rule requires credentialed merchant mariners and workers with unescorted access to secure areas of vessels and facilities to undergo a security threat assessment and receive a biometric credential, known as a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC). This rule correction revises a paragraph of the appeal and waiver process in part 1515. In addition, this rule correction redesignates a paragraph in part 1540 under the procedures for security threat assessment and revises text in part 1572 concerning the list of disqualifying offenses. These revisions are necessary to correct typographical errors and in one instance, to remove a word from a definition as mandated by recent legislative action.
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: Pipeline Security Awareness (CD-1) Effectiveness Assessment
Document Number: 07-369
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on a new information collection requirement abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Rail Transportation Security Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Document Number: E7-671
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-01-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This document provides the time and location of the public meeting which will be held by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ``Rail Transportation Security,'' which was published in the Federal Register on December 21, 2006.
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: Department of Homeland Security Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP)
Document Number: E6-22611
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), as lead for DHS, invites public comment on a new information collection requirement abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act.