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Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: TSA Canine Training Center Adoption Application

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Transportation Security Administration, DHS.


30-Day notice.


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 Start Printed Page 16119who wish to adopt a TSA canine through the TSA Canine Training Center (CTC) Adoption Program.


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Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to​public/​do/​PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting “Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments” or by using the search function.

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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

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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 December 11, 2019, 84 FR 67752.

Comments Invited

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 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; 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.

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: TSA Canine Training Center Adoption Application.

Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.

OMB Control Number: 1652-0067.

Forms(s): TSA Form 433.

Affected Public: Individuals seeking to adopt a TSA canine.

Abstract: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Canine Program is a Congressionally-mandated program that operates as a partnership among TSA; aviation, mass transit, and maritime sectors; and State and local law enforcement. TSA operates the Canine Training Center (CTC) Adoption Program in accordance with 41 CFR 102-36.35(d) (donation of surplus property) and 102-36.365 (donation of canines used for performance of law enforcement duties). The TSA Canine Program developed the TSA CTC to train and deploy explosive detection canine teams to Federal, State, and local agencies in support of daily activities that protect the transportation domain. TSA created the TSA CTC Adoption Program to find suitable individuals or families to adopt and provide good homes to canines who do not graduate from the training program. Individuals seeking to adopt a TSA canine must complete the TSA CTC Adoption Application. This collection of information allows the TSA CTC to collect personal information from the applicants to determine their suitability to adopt a TSA canine.

Number of Respondents: 300.

Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 50 hours annually.

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Dated: March 16, 2020.

Christina A. Walsh,

TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Information Technology.

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[FR Doc. 2020-05927 Filed 3-19-20; 8:45 am]