Transportation Security Administration, DHS.
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. This collection involves surveying travelers to measure customer satisfaction with aviation security in an effort to more efficiently manage TSA's security screening performance at airports.
Send your comments by January 4, 2019. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication.
Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB. Comments should be addressed to Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security/TSA, and sent via electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Christina A. Walsh, TSA PRA Officer, Information Technology (IT), TSA-11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598-6011; telephone (571) 227-2062; email TSAPRA@tsa.dhs.gov.
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TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on July 6, 2018, 83 FR 31561.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. The ICR documentation will be available at http://www.reginfo.gov upon its submission to OMB. Therefore, in preparation for OMB review and approval of the following information collection, TSA is soliciting comments to—
(1) Evaluate whether the proposed information requirement is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
(2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden;
(3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; andStart Printed Page 62878
(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.
Consistent with the requirements of Executive Order (E.O.) 13771, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs, and E.O. 13777, Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda, TSA is also requesting comments on the extent to which this request for information could be modified to reduce the burden on respondents.
Information Collection Requirement
Title: Aviation Security Customer Satisfaction Performance Measurement.
Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
OMB Control Number: 1652-0013.
Affected Public: Traveling public.
Abstract: TSA conducts passenger surveys at airports nationwide. Passengers are invited, though not required, to complete and return surveys by: (1) Using a web-based portal on their own electronic devices, (2) responding to TSA personnel capturing verbal responses, or (3) responding in writing to the survey questions on a customer satisfaction card and depositing the card in a drop-box at the airport. Each survey includes 10 to 15 questions pulled from a list of 82 questions. Each question promotes a quality response so that TSA can identify areas in need of improvement. All questions concern aspects of the passenger's security screening experience.
Number of Respondents: 9,600.
Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 800 hours annually.
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Dated: November 28, 2018.
Christina A. Walsh,
TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology.
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