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Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Flight Training for Aliens and Other Designated Individuals; Security Awareness Training for Flight School Employees
Document Number: 2015-05465
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
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, abstracted below, that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves gaining information to conduct security threat assessments for all aliens 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 a threat to aviation or national security, and 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.
Enforcement Actions Summary
Document Number: 2015-03798
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is providing notice that it has issued an annual summary of all enforcement actions taken by TSA under the authority granted in the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Law Enforcement Officer Flying Armed Training
Document Number: 2015-02830
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0034, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves the Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) maintenance of a database of all Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies that have received the Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) Flying Armed Training course.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Program
Document Number: 2015-02829
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0062 abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for revision in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). TSA has combined two previously-approved ICRs (1652-0061 and 1652-0062) into this single request to simplify the collection, increase transparency, and reduce duplicative efforts. TSA assesses the current security practices in the transit and passenger rail and highway and motor carrier industries by way of its Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) program, which encompasses site visits and interviews, and is part of the larger domain awareness, prevention, and protection program supporting TSA's and the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) missions. This voluntary collection allows TSA to conduct transportation security- related assessments during site visits with surface transportation security and operating officials.
Intent to Request Revision from OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Secure Flight Program
Document Number: 2015-02101
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0046, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for 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 passenger information which certain U.S. aircraft operator and foreign air carriers (collectively ``covered aircraft operators'') submit to Secure Flight for the purposes of identifying and protecting against potential and actual threats to transportation security and identifying those individuals who are a lower risk to transportation security and therefore may be eligible for expedited screening. TSA is revising this collection to include the collection of Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening Systems (CAPPS) risk assessments, which is explained below.
New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application To Participate in the Screening Partnership Program (SPP)
Document Number: 2015-01513
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-28
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 (PRA). 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 July 2, 2014, 79 FR 37763. The collection involves the TSA's Screening Partnership Program (SPP) (49 U.S.C. 44920 (ATSA Sec. 108)), which enables commercial airports to apply for a qualified private screening company to provide passenger and baggage security screening services. An airport submits the SPP application to have employees of qualified private companies carry out the screening of passengers and property at the airport under a contract entered into with TSA. The application process is the initial notification to TSA Headquarters of an airport's desire to opt-out of the federal screening provided by TSA employees.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: TSA Pre✓® Application Program
Document Number: 2014-30874
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0059, abstracted below, that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves the voluntary submission of biographic and biometric information that will be used for identity verification and to conduct a security threat assessment which includes vetting of an individual's voluntarily submitted information against law enforcement, immigration, and intelligence databases to determine if the person poses a low risk to transportation or national security and is eligible for expedited screening through TSA Pre[check][supreg] lanes at airports. This notice also provides initial information regarding TSA plans to expand opportunities for enrollment into the TSA Pre[check][supreg] Application Program by using additional contractors that will be permitted to market, enroll, and pre-screen individuals for TSA Pre[check][supreg] Application Program eligibility. Under the proposed expansion, selected contractors will collect biographic and biometric information from the applicant, and perform an initial prescreening of applicants using processes approved by TSA. Those applicants who meet the prescreening standards will be forwarded by the contractors to TSA, which shall perform a security threat assessment and make a final determination of the applicants' eligibility for the TSA Pre[check][supreg] Application Program.
TSA Pre✓® Application Program; Expansion of Enrollment Options
Document Number: 2014-30639
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently announced its intent to expand enrollment options for the TSA Pre[check][supreg] Application Program. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments from the traveling public concerning their overall views on the TSA Pre[check][supreg] Application Program and on TSA efforts to improve and/or expand enrollment.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: TSA OLE/FAMS Canine Training and Evaluation Section (CTES) End of Course Level 1 Critique (Formerly Named: National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program (NEDCTP) Handler Training Assessment Survey)
Document Number: 2014-30395
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0041, abstracted below 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 the submission of numerical ratings and written comments about the quality of training instruction from students who graduate from the Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS)/Canine Training and Evaluation Section (CTES) Explosives Detection Canine Handlers Course, Passenger Screening Canine Handler Course and the Supervisor/ Trainer Seminars.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training-Registration and Evaluation
Document Number: 2014-27781
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0028, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 September 9, 2014, 79 FR 53438. Upon registering for a voluntary advanced self-defense training class provided by TSA, the collection process involves requesting the name, contact information, airline employee number, and Social Security number (last four digits) from flight and cabin crew members of air carriers to verify employment status and to confirm eligibility to participate. Eligible training participants are flight and cabin crew members of a U.S. airline conducting scheduled passenger operations. On attending class in person, crew members are asked to show a second form of identification to confirm registration information. Additionally, each participant is asked to complete a voluntary course evaluation form after the training concludes.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Imposition and Collection of Passenger Civil Aviation Security Service Fees
Document Number: 2014-25663
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0001, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 August 18, 2014, 79 FR 48755. The collection involves air carriers and foreign air carriers maintaining an accounting system to account for the passenger civil aviation security service fees collected and reporting this information to TSA on a quarterly basis, as well as retaining the data used for these reports for a three-year rolling period.
Cessation of the Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee (ASIF)
Document Number: 2014-22617
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is issuing this final rule to conform its regulations to the repeal of the authority to impose the Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee (ASIF) on air carriers and foreign air carriers in air transportation.
Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) Meeting
Document Number: 2014-21611
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will hold a meeting of the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) on Friday, October 3, 2014, to discuss issues listed in the ``Meeting Agenda'' section below. This meeting will be partially closed to the public to protect transportation and national security.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Flight Crew Self-Defense Training-Registration and Evaluation
Document Number: 2014-21409
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0028, abstracted below, that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves requesting, name, contact information, airline employee number, and Social Security number (last four digits) from flight and cabin crew members of air carriers to verify employment status to confirm eligibility to participate in voluntary advanced self-defense training provided by TSA. Eligible training participants are flight and cabin crew members of an airline conducting scheduled passenger operations. Additionally, each participant is asked to complete a voluntary course evaluation form after the training concludes.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Rail Transportation Security
Document Number: C1-2014-19461
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Imposition and Collection of Passenger Civil Aviation Security Service Fees
Document Number: 2014-19463
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0001, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves air carriers maintaining an accounting system to account for the passenger civil aviation security service fees collected and reporting this information to TSA on a quarterly basis, as well as retaining the data used for these reports for a three-year rolling period.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Critical Facility Information of the Top 100 Most Critical Pipelines
Document Number: 2014-19462
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0050, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 14, 2014, 79 FR 27631. TSA has developed and implemented a plan to inspect critical pipeline systems based on the Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (9/11 Act).
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Rail Transportation Security
Document Number: 2014-19461
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0051, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 14, 2014, 79 FR 27630. The collection involves the submission of contact information of Rail Security Coordinators and alternate Rail Security Coordinators from freight railroad carriers; shippers and receivers of certain hazardous materials; and passenger railroad carriers, including each carrier operating light rail or heavy rail transit service on track that is part of the general railroad system of transportation; and rail transit systems. Also, these persons are required to report significant security concerns, including security incidents, suspicious activity, and any threat information. In addition, freight railroad carriers and the affected shippers and receivers of hazardous materials are required to document the transfer of custody of certain hazardous materials and provide location and shipping information for certain rail cars.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Exercise Information System (EXIS)
Document Number: 2014-17129
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0057, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 1, 2014 (79 FR 24742). EXIS is a web portal designed to serve stakeholders in the transportation industry in regard to security training exercises. EXIS provides stakeholders with transportation security exercise scenarios and objectives, best practices and lessons learned, and a repository of the user's own historical exercise data for use in future exercises. It also allows stakeholders to design their own security exercises based on the unique needs of their specific transportation mode or method of operation. Utilizing and inputting information into EXIS is completely voluntary.
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: Application To Participate in the Screening Partnership Program (SPP)
Document Number: 2014-15541
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on a new Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves an application completed by airports desiring to opt-out of federal passenger and baggage screening, and preferring that a qualified private screening company perform screening functions.
Adjustment of Passenger Civil Aviation Security Service Fee; Interim Final Rule; Correction
Document Number: 2014-15162
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is correcting an interim final rule (IFR) published in the Federal Register on June 20, 2014. This IFR implements amendments to 49 U.S.C. 44940, which authorizes TSA to impose fees to defray the government's costs for providing civil aviation security services, such as those related to screening personnel, screening equipment, and other specified security services.\1\ That document inadvertently failed to note the proper citation in a footnote in the Background section. This document corrects the interim final rule by revising this section.
Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) Meeting
Document Number: 2014-14857
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will hold a meeting of the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) on Friday, July 11, 2014, to discuss issues listed in the ``Meeting Agenda'' section below. This meeting will be partially closed to the public to protect transportation and national security.
Adjustment of Passenger Civil Aviation Security Service Fee
Document Number: 2014-14488
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is issuing an interim final rule (IFR) to implement the passenger civil aviation security service fee (security service fee) increase mandated by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Critical Facility Information of the Top 100 Most Critical Pipelines
Document Number: 2014-10997
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0050, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (9/11 Act) required TSA to develop and implement a plan to inspect critical pipeline systems.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Rail Transportation Security
Document Number: 2014-10996
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0051, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves the submission of contact information of Rail Security Coordinators (RSCs) and alternate RSCs from freight railroad carriers; shippers and receivers of certain hazardous materials; passenger railroad carriers, including each carrier operating light rail or heavy rail transit service on track that is part of the general railroad system of transportation and rail transit systems. Also, these persons are required to report significant security concerns, including security incidents, suspicious activity, and any threat information. In addition, freight railroad carriers and the affected shippers and receivers of hazardous materials are required to document the transfer of custody of certain hazardous materials.
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One Public Collection of Information: Exercise Information System
Document Number: 2014-09992
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0057, abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden for the TSA Exercise Information System (EXIS). EXIS is a web portal designed to serve stakeholders in the transportation industry in regard to security training exercises. EXIS provides stakeholders with transportation security exercise scenarios and objectives, best practices and lessons learned, and a repository of the user's own historical exercise data for use in future exercises. It also allows stakeholders to design their own security exercises based on the unique needs of their specific transportation mode or method of operation. Utilizing and inputting information into EXIS is completely voluntary.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Department of Homeland Security Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP)
Document Number: 2014-03355
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0044, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 September 3, 2013, 78 FR 54266. TSA has adjusted the number of respondents published in its September 3, 2013 notice from 21,670 to 15,000. The decrease in respondents is based on historical data collected over the past three years. The collection involves the submission of identifying and travel experience information by individuals requesting redress through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP). The collection also involves a voluntary customer satisfaction survey to identify areas for program improvement.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessments
Document Number: 2014-00631
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0042, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 August 16, 2013, 78 FR 50076. A correction has been made in this notice to the number of burden hours per respondent from 1 to 2.7 hours. The increase in burden hours is based on historical data collected over the past three years. 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 court, or a prospective bidder seeking access to SSI for the purpose of perfecting a proposal in response to a TSA request for proposal, may be granted access to the SSI.
Aircraft Repair Station Security
Document Number: 2014-00415
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-01-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is issuing regulations to improve the security of domestic and foreign aircraft repair stations as required by the Vision 100Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act. The regulations codify the scope of TSA's existing inspection authority and require repair stations certificated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under 14 CFR part 145 to allow TSA and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials to enter, conduct inspections, and view and copy records as needed to carry out TSA's security-related statutory and regulatory responsibilities. The regulations also require these repair stations to comply with security directives when issued by TSA. The regulations also require certain repair stations to implement a limited number of security measures. The regulations establish procedures for TSA to notify repair stations of any deficiencies with their security measures and to determine whether a particular repair station presents an immediate risk to security. The regulations include a process whereby a repair station may seek review of a determination by TSA that the station has not adequately addressed security deficiencies or that the repair station poses an immediate risk to security.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Pipeline System Operator Security Information
Document Number: 2013-30526
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0055, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 August 16, 2013, 78 FR 50077. Specifically, the collection involves the submission of contact information for a pipeline company's primary and alternate security manager and the telephone number of the security operations or control center, as well as data concerning pipeline security incidents.
TSA Pre✓TM
Document Number: 2013-29007
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announces the establishment of a fee for applicants of the TSA Pre[check]TM Application Program. Members of the public may apply to this TSA program by voluntarily providing biometric and biographic information and paying a fee. TSA will use these fees from applicants to fund selected activities of the TSA Pre[check]TM Application Program, including the cost of conducting the security threat assessment and adjudicating the application. Successful applicants will be eligible to receive expedited screening at participating U.S. airport security checkpoints, including use of a dedicated screening lane and more limited physical screening.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Program
Document Number: 2013-23399
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0047, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an revision of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 30, 2013, 78 FR 32417. 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: TSA Pre✓TM
Document Number: 2013-23398
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-26
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 review and approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 July 23, 2013 (78 FR 44140). The collection involves the submission of biographic and biometric information by individuals seeking to enroll in the TSA Pre[check]TM Application Program.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Department of Homeland Security Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP)
Document Number: 2013-21391
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0044, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves the submission of identifying and travel experience information by individuals requesting redress through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (TRIP).
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Pipeline Operator Security Information
Document Number: 2013-19974
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0055, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. Specifically, the collection involves the submission of contact information for a pipeline company's primary and alternate security manager and the telephone number of the security operations or control center, as well as data concerning pipeline security incidents.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessments
Document Number: 2013-19973
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
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 renewal 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 court may be granted access to the SSI.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Aviation Security Customer Satisfaction Performance Measurement Passenger Survey
Document Number: 2013-18483
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0013, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 30, 2013, 78 FR 32416. The collection involves surveying travelers to measure customer satisfaction of aviation security in an effort to more efficiently manage its security screening performance at airports.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Security Programs for Foreign Air Carriers
Document Number: 2013-18344
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0005, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 22, 2013, (78 FR 30319). This information collection is mandatory for foreign air carriers and must be submitted prior to entry into the United States.
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: TSA Pre✓TM
Document Number: R1-2013-17541
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on a new Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves the submission of biographic and biometric information by individuals seeking to enroll in the TSA Pre[check]TM Trusted Traveler Program.
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: TSA PreTM
Document Number: 2013-17541
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on a new Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves the submission of biographic and biometric information by individuals seeking to enroll in the TSA PreTM Trusted Traveler Program.
Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) Meeting
Document Number: 2013-16582
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will hold a meeting of the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) on Monday, July 22, to discuss the recommendations of its subcommittees. This meeting will be open to the public.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: TSA Customer Comment Card
Document Number: 2013-14872
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0030, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 23, 2013 (78 FR 4856). This collection allows customers to provide feedback to TSA about their experiences with TSA's airport security process and procedures while traveling.
Request for Comments on Security Training Programs for Surface Mode Employees
Document Number: 2013-14091
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
TSA seeks comments and data on employee security training programs and planned security training exercises currently provided by owner/operators of freight railroads, passenger railroads, public transportation systems (excluding ferries), and over-the-road buses. While TSA is in the process of completing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would fulfill requirements of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (9/11 Act) to mandate security training for frontline employees, additional data would provide TSA with a more accurate understanding of the existing baseline and potential costs associated with the proposed rule. In particular, TSA is requesting information regarding programs currently implementedwhether as a result of regulatory requirements, grant requirements, in anticipation of a rule, voluntary, or otherwiseand the costs associated with these training programs.
Aviation Security Advisory Committee Charter Renewal and Request for Applicants
Document Number: 2013-13713
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announces the renewal of the charter for the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC). The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined that the ASAC is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties of TSA. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration, who is responsible for monitoring and reporting executive branch compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Aviation Security Customer Satisfaction Performance Measurement Passenger Survey
Document Number: 2013-12778
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0013, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves surveying travelers to measure customer satisfaction of aviation security in an effort to more efficiently manage airport performance.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Program
Document Number: 2013-12777
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-30
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0047, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The Office of Management and Budget 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.
Intent to Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Security Programs for Foreign Air Carriers
Document Number: 2013-12224
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0005, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. This information collection is mandatory for foreign air carriers and must be submitted prior to entry into the United States.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Pipeline Corporate Security Review
Document Number: 2013-10524
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0056, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). 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 26, 2013, 78 FR 13075. The collection encompasses interviews and site visits with pipeline operators regarding company security planning and implementation.
Provisions for Fees Related to Hazardous Materials Endorsements and Transportation Worker Identification Credentials
Document Number: 2013-09732
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-04-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is removing specific fee amounts from regulations regarding security threat assessments (STAs) and credentialing for Hazardous Materials Endorsements (HMEs) and Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWICs). These provisions include State collection of the HME fee, TSA collection of the HME fee, and collection of the TWIC fee. Removing specific fee references will enable TSA to have the necessary flexibility to lower or increase fees as necessary to meet the statutory obligation to recover its costs. Current fee amounts as identified in these sections will remain unchanged until any future revisions to fee schedules are published in the Federal Register.
Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) Meeting
Document Number: 2013-08129
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) will meet in Arlington, VA. This meeting will be closed to the public.