Transportation Security Administration (TSA), DHS.
This notice announces that TSA has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on October 21, 2005, 70 FR 61294.
Send your comments by February 22, 2006. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication.
Comments may be faxed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: DHS-TSA Desk Officer, at (202) 395-5806.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Katrina Wawer, Information Collection Specialist, Office of Transportation Security Policy, TSA-9, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202-4220.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information, unless it displays a valid OMB control number. Therefore, in preparation for OMB review and approval of the following information collection, TSA is soliciting comments to—
(1) Evaluate whether the proposed information requirement is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
(2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden;
(3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
(4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including using appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Information Collection Requirement
Title: Security Programs for Foreign Air Carriers.
Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
OMB Control Number: 1652-0005.
Affected Public: Foreign air carriers regulated under 49 CFR part 1546.
Abstract: Title 49 U.S.C. 44906, implemented by 49 CFR part 1546, establishes requirements for foreign air carriers flying into and out of the United States to adopt and use a security program. The information collected is used to determine compliance with part 1546 and to ensure passenger safety by monitoring foreign air carrier security procedures. These security programs establish procedures that foreign air carriers must carry out to protect persons and property against acts of criminal violence, aircraft piracy, and terrorist activities.
Number of Respondents: 133.
Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 460,615 hours annually.Start Signature
Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on January 13, 2006.
Lisa S. Dean,
[FR Doc. E6-665 Filed 1-20-06; 8:45 am]
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