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Notification of Arrival Restrictions Applicable to Flights Carrying Persons Who Have Recently Traveled From or Were Otherwise Present Within the Federative Republic of Brazil
Document Number: 2020-11576
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the Federative Republic of Brazil (Brazil) to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources. This document updates the previous decisions of the Secretary of Homeland Security: To direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the People's Republic of China (excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau) to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources (effective February 2, 2020); to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the Islamic Republic of Iran to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources (effective March 2, 2020); to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the countries of the Schengen Area, to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources (effective March 13, 2020); and to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the United Kingdom, excluding overseas territories outside of Europe, or the Republic of Ireland to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources (effective March 16, 2020). Specifically, this document adds two airports (Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH)) to the list of airports where such flights may land.
Exemption From Regulatory Requirements Limiting the Initiation of Flight Training to 180 Days or Less for Aliens Who Have an Approved Security Threat Assessment
Document Number: 2020-10960
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is granting a temporary exemption from certain requirements in 49 CFR part 1552 regarding the timeframe within which a flight school must initiate flight training for alien flight students (candidates) who have an approved TSA security threat assessment (STA). For the duration of this exemption, TSA grants an extension from 180 days to 365 calendar days for candidates to begin training if the candidate's information and fees for an STA were submitted on or between December 1, 2019 and September 1, 2020.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: TSA PreCheckTM
Document Number: 2020-10937
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
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 1652-0059, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a 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 November 4, 2019, 84 FR 59401. The collection involves the submission of biographic and biometric information by individuals seeking to enroll in the TSA PreCheck\TM\ (also known as TSA Pre[check][supreg]) Application Program, as well as optional surveys sponsored by TSA to current and former applicants related to customer service, enrollment processes, and TSA PreCheck marketing.
Revision of an Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Security Appointment Center (SAC) Visitor Request Form and Foreign National Vetting Request
Document Number: 2020-10096
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice serves to withdraw the previous Federal Register notice on this subject, published May 1, 2020 (85 FR 25469). The notice will be republished at a later date, allowing the full run of the 60- day notice, published March 4, 2020 (85 FR 12800).
Intent To Request Extension From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Sensitive Security Information Threat Assessment Application
Document Number: 2020-09545
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-05
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 an extension in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves TSA determining whether the party or representative of a party seeking access to sensitive security information (SSI) in a civil proceeding in federal district court, a prospective bidder seeking access to SSI for the purpose of perfecting a proposal in response to a TSA request for proposal, a party to other contractual agreements (e.g., bailments), a participant of other transaction agreements, or someone who receives other conditional SSI disclosures may be granted access to the SSI.
Revision of an Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Security Appointment Center (SAC) Visitor Request Form and Foreign National Vetting Request
Document Number: 2020-09349
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-01
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 1652-0068, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a revision of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The collection involves gathering information from individuals who plan to visit all TSA facilities in the National Capital Region (NCR). In addition, TSA is revising the collection to transition TSA Forms 2802, 2816A, and 2816B into Common Forms to streamline the information collection process.
Request for Applicants for Appointment to the Aviation Security Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2020-09304
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) for the constituencies specified below to apply for appointment. ASAC's mission is to provide advice and recommendations to the Administrator of TSA on improving aviation security matters, including developing, refining, and implementing policies, programs, rulemaking, and security directives pertaining to aviation security, while adhering to sensitive security guidelines.
Security Training for Surface Transportation Employees
Document Number: 2020-08528
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-05-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This rule delays the effective date of the final rule entitled, ``Security Training for Surface Transportation Employees'' from June 22, 2020, until September 21, 2020. TSA has concluded that many owner/operators within the regulated community may be unable to meet deadlines in the rule because of actions taken at various levels of government to address the COVID-19 crisis. TSA is, therefore, extending the effective date of the rule and related compliance deadlines.
Exemption To Extend the Expiration Date of Certain Transportation Worker Identification Credentials
Document Number: 2020-07923
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
TSA is granting a temporary exemption from requirements in 49 CFR part 1572 regarding the expiration of certain Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC[supreg]s). For the duration of this exemption, TSA will extend the expiration date of TWIC[supreg]s that expired on or after March 1, 2020, by 180 days.
Air Cargo Security Options To Mitigate Costs of Compliance With International Security Requirements
Document Number: 2020-06929
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requests information from the public, specifically the air cargo industry (including manufacturers, shippers, suppliers, warehouses, e-commerce fulfillment centers, third-party logistics providers, and air carriers) relating to compliance with international security standards for the transport of air cargo by commercial aircraft operators. Effective June 30, 2021, international standards require that all international air cargo carried by commercial aircraft operators (passenger and all-cargo) be either screened or be received from another TSA-regulated entity that has applied security controls and/or screened the cargo. TSA is seeking information regarding options to reduce the burden on U.S. and foreign all-cargo aircraft operators in complying with the international standard, such as security controls implemented throughout the supply chain that provide a level of security commensurate with the screening of cargo before transport. Because TSA does not expect these standards to require changes to current procedures for cargo transported on passenger aircraft, this RFI is focused only on all-cargo operations.
Exemption From Renewal of the Hazardous Materials Endorsement Security Threat Assessment for Certain Individuals
Document Number: 2020-07340
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
TSA is granting a temporary exemption from requirements in 49 CFR part 1572 regarding expiration of TSA security threat assessments (STAs) for Hazardous Material Endorsement (HME) holders. For the duration of this exemption, a State may grant an extension of up to 180 days for an HME that expired or would otherwise expire between March 1, 2020 and the end date of this exemption, even if the individual was unable to initiate or complete the required STA before the expiration date. If the state grants an extension, the individual with an expired HME must initiate the process of renewing his or her STA for an HME no later than 60 days before the end of the State-granted extension. TSA may extend this exemption at a future date depending on the status of the COVID-19 crisis.
Security Training for Surface Transportation Employees
Document Number: 2020-05126
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is requiring owner/operators of higher-risk freight railroad carriers, public transportation agencies (including rail mass transit and bus systems), passenger railroad carriers, and over-the-road bus companies, to provide TSA-approved security training to employees performing security-sensitive functions. The training curriculum must teach employees how to observe, assess, and respond to terrorist-related threats and/or incidents. Additionally, TSA is expanding its requirements for security coordinators and reporting of significant security concerns (currently limited to rail operations) to include bus operations within the scope of the regulation's applicability. TSA is amending other provisions of its regulations, as necessary, to implement these requirements.
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: Certification of Identity Form (TSA Form 415)
Document Number: 2020-06011
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
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 on an individual traveler providing his or her name; address; and information that would help TSA verify the identity of the passenger.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: TSA Canine Training Center Adoption Application
Document Number: 2020-05927
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
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 1652-0067, 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. The collection involves gathering information from individuals who wish to adopt a TSA canine through the TSA Canine Training Center (CTC) Adoption Program.
Explosives Detection Canine Recommended Standards
Document Number: 2020-05926
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is publishing this notice to provide recommended technical, medical, and behavioral standards for explosives detection canines. TSA is recommending these standards to assist transportation stakeholders in evaluating canines to be purchased for purposes of an explosive detection canine team to screen individuals and property in the public areas of airports in the United States. The recommended standards provided through this notice are consistent with the standards TSA requires for canines to be purchased for purposes of TSA's explosive detection canine programs.
Notification of Arrival Restrictions Applicable to Flights Carrying Persons Who Have Recently Traveled From or Were Otherwise Present Within the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland
Document Number: 2020-05783
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the United Kingdom, excluding overseas territories outside of Europe, or the Republic of Ireland to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources. This document updates the previous decisions of the Secretary of DHS: To direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the People's Republic of China (excluding the Special Regions of Hong Kong and Macau) to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources (effective February 2, 2020); to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the Islamic Republic of Iran to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources (effective March 2, 2020); and to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the countries of the Schengen Area, to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources (effective March 13, 2020).
Notification of Arrival Restrictions Applicable to Flights Carrying Persons Who Have Recently Traveled From or Were Otherwise Present Within the Countries of the Schengen Area
Document Number: 2020-05606
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the countries of the Schengen Area to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources. There are twenty-six countries in the Schengen Area: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. This document also modifies two notifications regarding decisions of the Secretary of DHS: To direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the People's Republic of China (excluding the Special Regions of Hong Kong and Macau) to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources (effective February 2, 2020); and to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the Islamic Republic of Iran to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources (effective March 2, 2020). This document also adds two additional airports to the list of airports where flights subject to the arrival restrictions are permitted to landBoston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Miami International Airport (MIA).
Notification of Arrival Restrictions Applicable to Flights Carrying Persons Who Have Recently Traveled From or Were Otherwise Present Within the People's Republic of China or the Islamic Republic of Iran
Document Number: 2020-04542
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces further modifications to the January 31, 2020, decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the People's Republic of China (excluding the special autonomous regions of Hong Kong and Macau) to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources. This document adds to the existing restrictions by directing all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the Islamic Republic of Iran to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources. Nothing in this notification is intended to amend or modify the existing restrictions announced in the Federal Register on February 4, 2020 and February 7, 2020.
Intent To Request Revision From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Security Appointment Center (SAC) Visitor Request Form and Foreign National Vetting Request
Document Number: 2020-04438
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-04
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 1652-0068, 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 gathering information from individuals who plan to visit all TSA facilities in the National Capital Region (NCR). In addition, TSA is revising the collection to transition TSA Forms 2802, 2816A, and 2816B into Common Forms to streamline the information collection process.
Notification of Arrival Restrictions Applicable to Flights Carrying Persons Who Have Recently Traveled From or Were Otherwise Present Within the People's Republic of China
Document Number: 2020-02413
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-02-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces a modification to the January 31, 2020 decision of the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the People's Republic of China to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources. This document adds four additional airports to the list of airports where flights can land and describes when the arrival restrictions will include those airports.
Intent to Request Extension From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: TSA Canine Training Center Adoption Application
Document Number: 2019-26634
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-11
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 1652-0067, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for an extension in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves gathering information from individuals who wish to adopt a TSA canine through the TSA Canine Training Center (CTC) Adoption Program.
Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) Meeting
Document Number: 2019-24087
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will hold a meeting of the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) to discuss issues listed in the Meeting Agenda section below. This meeting will be open to the public as stated in the Summary section below.
Intent To Request Revision From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: TSA Pre✓® Application Program
Document Number: 2019-23971
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-04
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 1652-0059, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for a revision in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). This ICR is being revised to reflect additional enrollment and vendor options in accordance with the TSA Modernization Act, to address TSA's plans to utilize other DHS component services, and to use surveys to determine satisfaction and customer engagement with TSA Pre[check][supreg]. 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 TSA uses to verify identity and conduct a security threat assessment (STA) for the TSA Pre[check][supreg] Application Program. The STA compares an applicant's information against criminal history, immigration, intelligence, and regulatory violations databases to determine if the person poses a low risk to transportation or national security and should be eligible for expedited screening through TSA Pre[check][supreg] lanes at airports.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: TSA infoBoards
Document Number: 2019-23969
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-04
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 1652-0065, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a 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 infoBoards (formerly WebBoards) is an information- sharing environment designed to serve stakeholders in the transportation security community and is used to disseminate mission- critical information. It provides stakeholders with an online portal, which allows authorized users to obtain, post, and exchange information, access common resources, and communicate with similarly situated individuals. Utilizing and inputting information into TSA infoBoards is completely voluntary.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Pipeline Corporate Security Review
Document Number: 2019-21375
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
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. The collection encompasses interviews and site visits with pipeline owner/operators regarding company security planning and plan implementation.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Program
Document Number: 2019-21370
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
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 1652-0062, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension to the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection allows TSA to conduct transportation security-related assessments during site visits with surface transportation security and operating officials.
New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: TSA Reimbursable Screening Services Program (RSSP) Request
Document Number: 2019-15003
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-16
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. The collection involves public and private entities requesting participation in TSA's Reimbursable Screening Services Program (RSSP), currently a pilot program for up to eight locations, to obtain TSA security screening services outside of an existing primary passenger airport terminal screening area where screening services are currently provided or would be eligible to be provided under TSA's annually appropriated passenger screening program.
Intent To Request an Extension From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Pipeline Corporate Security Review Program
Document Number: 2019-14253
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-03
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 1652-0056, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for an extension in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection allows TSA to assess the current security practices in the pipeline industry through TSA's Pipeline Corporate Security Review (PCSR) program. The PCSR program is part of the larger domain awareness, prevention, and protection program supporting TSA's and the Department of Homeland Security's missions.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Certified Cargo Screening Standard Security Program
Document Number: 2019-13961
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-02
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 1652-0053, abstracted below to OMB for a revision in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA is seeking the revision of the Certified Cargo Screening Standard Security Program ICR by including a new Certified Cargo Screening Facility (CCSF) under the Third-Party Canine-Cargo (3PK9-C) Program, in order to secure passenger aircraft carrying cargo.
Enforcement Actions Summary
Document Number: 2019-13401
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-24
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 Revision From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: TSA infoBoards
Document Number: 2019-13145
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-20
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 1652-0065, 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. TSA infoBoards (formerly WebBoards) are an information-sharing environment designed to serve stakeholders in the transportation security community and are used to disseminate mission-critical information. It provides stakeholders with an online portal, which allows authorized users to obtain, post, and exchange information, access common resources, and communicate with similarly situated individuals. Utilizing and inputting information into TSA infoBoards is completely voluntary.
Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee (STSAC) Meeting
Document Number: 2019-12579
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will hold a meeting of the Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee (STSAC) to discuss issues listed in the Meeting Agenda section below. This meeting will be open to the public as stated in the Summary section below.
Request for Applicants for Appointment to the Aviation Security Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-12383
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) for the constituencies specified below to apply for appointment. ASAC's mission is to provide advice and recommendations to the Administrator of TSA on improving aviation security matters, including developing, refining, and implementing policies, programs, rulemaking and security directives pertaining to aviation security, while adhering to sensitive security guidelines.
New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Surface Transportation Stakeholder Survey
Document Number: 2019-12029
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-07
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. The collection involves the submission of a survey by surface transportation stakeholders regarding resource challenges, including the availability of Federal funding, associated with securing surface transportation assets.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service Physical and Mental Health Certification
Document Number: 2019-10556
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
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 1652-0043, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a 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. The collection involves a Mental Health Certification form that applicants for the Federal Air Marshal positions are required to complete regarding their mental health history. It also includes the Practical Exercise Performance Requirements (PEPR) form and Treating Physician Status Report (TPSR) form to assist in the determination of applicants for Federal Air Marshal (FAM) positions or incumbent FAMs fitness for duty.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Secure Flight Program
Document Number: 2019-10555
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
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 1652-0046, 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. The information collection involves passenger information that certain United States aircraft operators and foreign air carriers (collectively referred to in this document as ``covered aircraft operators'') submit to Secure Flight for the purposes of identifying and protecting against potential and actual threats to transportation security. The information collection also involves individuals who are a lower risk to transportation security and therefore may be eligible for expedited screening.
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: TSA Reimbursable Screening Services Program (RSSP) Application
Document Number: 2019-09208
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-06
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 public and private entities requesting participation in TSA's Reimbursable Screening Services Program (RSSP), currently a pilot program for up to eight locations to obtain TSA security screening services outside of an existing primary passenger airport terminal screening area where screening services are currently provided or would be eligible to be provided under TSA's annually appropriated passenger screening program.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Federal Flight Deck Officer Program
Document Number: 2019-08070
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-22
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 1652-0011, 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. The collection requires interested volunteers to fill out an application to determine their suitability for participating in the Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) Program, and deputized FFDOs to submit written reports of certain prescribed incidents.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Enhanced Security Procedures at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Document Number: 2019-08069
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-22
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 1652-0035, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). TSA requires general aviation (GA) aircraft operators who wish to fly into or out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to designate a security coordinator and adopt the DCA Access Standard Security Program (DASSP). The collection also involves obtaining information for Armed Security Officers (ASOs).
Intent To Request Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Program
Document Number: 2019-08066
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-22
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 1652-0062 abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for an extension in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR assesses the current security practices in the mass transit/passenger rail and highway and motor carrier industries by way of the 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 security and operating officials of certain surface transportation entities.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Aircraft Operator Security
Document Number: 2019-07007
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
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 1652-0003, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a 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. Aircraft operators must provide certain information to TSA and adopt and implement a TSA-approved security program. These programs require aircraft operators to maintain and update records to ensure compliance with security provisions set forth in regulations.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Air Cargo Security Requirements
Document Number: 2019-07006
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0040, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a revision of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR involves three broad categories of affected populations operating under a security program: Aircraft operators, foreign air carriers, and indirect air carriers. The collections of information that make up this ICR include security programs, security threat assessments (STA) on certain individuals, known shipper data via the Known Shipper Management System (KSMS), Indirect Air Carrier Management System (IACMS), and evidence of compliance recordkeeping.
Civil Monetary Penalty Adjustments for Inflation
Document Number: 2019-06745
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
In this final rule, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is making the 2019 annual inflation adjustment to its civil monetary penalties. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Act) was signed into law on November 2, 2015. Pursuant to the 2015 Act, all agencies must adjust civil monetary penalties annually and publish the adjustment in the Federal Register. Accordingly, this final rule adjusts DHS's civil monetary penalties for 2019 pursuant to the 2015 Act and OMB guidance. The new penalties will be effective for penalties assessed after April 5, 2019 whose associated violations occurred after November 2, 2015.
Revision of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Transportation Security Officer (TSO) Medical Questionnaire
Document Number: 2019-05780
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-27
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 1652-0032, abstracted below to OMB for review and approval of a 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. The collection involves using a questionnaire to collect medical information from candidates for the job of Transportation Security Officer (TSO) to ensure their qualifications to perform TSO duties pursuant to sec. 111 of the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA).
Review of the 2018 Biennial National Strategy for Transportation Security (NSTS)
Document Number: 2019-05693
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is publishing this notice to enhance the scope of the agency's consultation in developing the 2020 Biennial National Strategy for Transportation Security (2020 NSTS). Commenters are asked to review the 2018 NSTS base plan (which describes the risk-based foundation of the strategy and sets forth the mission, vision, goals, priorities, and risk-based actions to reduce the vulnerabilities of nationally significant transportation assets against terrorist threats) and submit any comments/edits/questions they may have to inform development of the 2020 NSTS.
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: Surface Transportation Stakeholder Survey
Document Number: 2019-05394
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-21
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 information via a survey regarding resource challenges, including the availability of Federal funding, associated with securing surface transportation assets.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2019-04294
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0058, 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. The information collection activity provides a means to gather qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with TSA's commitment to improving service delivery.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Pipeline System Operator Security Information
Document Number: 2019-04291
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-11
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), 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. Specifically, the collection involves the submission of data concerning pipeline security incidents.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Aircraft Repair Station Security
Document Number: 2019-02817
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-20
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 1652-0060, 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. The collection involves recordkeeping requirements and petitions for reconsideration for certain aircraft repair stations.
Request for Applicants for Appointment to the Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-01935
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is soliciting statements of interest from qualified individuals to serve on the Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee (STSAC). The purpose of the STSAC is to advise, consult with, report to, and make recommendations to the Administrator of TSA on surface transportation security matters, including the development, refinement, and implementation of policies, programs, initiatives, rulemakings, and security directives pertaining to surface transportation security.