[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 132 (Wednesday, July 10, 2013)]
[Pages 41413-41415]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-16582]



Transportation Security Administration

[Docket No. TSA-2011-0008]

Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) Meeting

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 


SUMMARY: 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.

DATES: The Committee will meet on Monday, July 22, 2013, from 1:00 p.m.

[[Page 41414]]

to 4:00 p.m. This meeting may end early if all business is completed.
    Submit comments by July 15, 2013, on the reports to be considered 
by the committee.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Transportation Security 
Administration Systems Integration Facility, located at 3701 West Post 
Office Road, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), 
Arlington, VA 22202.
    We invite your comments on the reports listed in the ``Meeting 
Agenda'' section below. You may submit comments on these reports, 
identified by the TSA docket number to this action (Docket No. TSA-
2011-0008), to the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS), a 
government-wide, electronic docket management system, using any one of 
the following methods:
    Electronically: You may submit comments through the Federal 
eRulemaking portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
    Mail, In Person, or Fax: Address, hand-deliver, or fax your written 
comments to the Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001; fax (202) 493-2251. The 
Department of Transportation (DOT), which maintains and processes TSA's 
official regulatory dockets, will scan the submission and post it to 
    For other applicable information on the meeting, comment 
submissions, facilities, or services, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section below.

Officer, Transportation Security Administration (TSA-28), 601 12th 
Street South, Arlington, VA 20598-4028, [email protected], 571-227-


Comments Invited

    TSA invites interested persons to participate in this action by 
submitting written comments, data, or views on the issues to be 
considered by the committee as listed in the ``Meeting Summary'' 
section below. We also invite comments relating to the economic, 
environmental, energy, or federalism impacts that might result from the 
subcommittee reports being considered. See ADDRESSES above for 
information on where to submit comments.
    With each comment, please identify the docket number at the 
beginning of your comments. TSA encourages commenters to provide their 
names and addresses. The most helpful comments reference a specific 
portion of the document, explain the reason for any recommended change, 
and include supporting data. You may submit comments and material 
electronically, in person, by mail, or fax as provided under ADDRESSES, 
but please submit your comments and material by only one means. If you 
submit comments by mail or delivery, submit them in an unbound format, 
no larger than 8.5 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic 
    If you would like TSA to acknowledge receipt of comments submitted 
by mail, include with your comments a self-addressed, stamped postcard 
on which the docket number appears. We will stamp the date on the 
postcard and mail it to you.
    TSA will file all comments to our docket address, as well as items 
sent to the address or email under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, in 
the public docket, except for comments containing confidential 
information and sensitive security information (SSI).\1\ Should you 
wish your personally identifiable information redacted prior to filing 
in the docket, please so state. TSA will consider all comments that are 
in the docket on or before the closing date for comments and will 
consider comments filed late to the extent practicable. The docket is 
available for public inspection before and after the comment closing 

    \1\ ``Sensitive Security Information'' or ``SSI'' is information 
obtained or developed in the conduct of security activities, the 
disclosure of which would constitute an unwarranted invasion of 
privacy, reveal trade secrets or privileged or confidential 
information, or be detrimental to the security of transportation. 
The protection of SSI is governed by 49 CFR part 1520.

Handling of Confidential or Proprietary Information and Sensitive 
Security Information (SSI) Submitted in Public Comments

    Do not submit comments that include trade secrets, confidential 
commercial or financial information, or SSI to the public regulatory 
docket. Please submit such comments separately from other comments on 
the action. Comments containing this type of information should be 
appropriately marked as containing such information and submitted by 
mail to the address listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.
    TSA will not place comments containing SSI in the public docket and 
will handle them in accordance with applicable safeguards and 
restrictions on access. TSA will hold documents containing SSI, 
confidential business information, or trade secrets in a separate file 
to which the public does not have access, and place a note in the 
public docket explaining that commenters have submitted such documents. 
TSA may include a redacted version of the comment in the public docket. 
If an individual requests to examine or copy information that is not in 
the public docket, TSA will treat it as any other request under the 
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 U.S.C. 552) and the Department of 
Homeland Security's (DHS') FOIA regulation found in 6 CFR part 5.

Reviewing Comments in the Docket

    Please be aware that anyone is able to search the electronic form 
of all comments in any of our dockets by the name of the individual who 
submitted the comment (or signed the comment, if an association, 
business, labor union, etc., submitted the comment). You may review the 
applicable Privacy Act Statement published in the Federal Register on 
April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477), or you may visit http://DocketInfo.dot.gov.
    You may review TSA's electronic public docket on the Internet at 
http://www.regulations.gov. In addition, DOT's Docket Management 
Facility provides a physical facility, staff, equipment, and assistance 
to the public. To obtain assistance or to review comments in TSA's 
public docket, you may visit this facility between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, or call (202) 
366-9826. This docket operations facility is located in the West 
Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140 at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590.

Availability of Committee Documents

    You can get an electronic copy using the Internet by--
    (1) Searching the electronic Federal Docket Management System 
(FDMS) Web page at http://www.regulations.gov; or
    (2) Accessing the Government Printing Office's Web page at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR to view 
the daily published Federal Register edition; or accessing the ``Search 
the Federal Register by Citation'' in the ``Related Resources'' column 
on the left, if you need to do a Simple or Advanced search for 
information, such as a type of document that crosses multiple agencies 
or dates.

[[Page 41415]]

    In addition, copies are available by writing or calling the 
individual in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Make sure to 
identify the docket number of this action.

Meeting Summary

    Notice of this meeting is given under section 10(a)(2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). ASAC 
operates under the authority of 6 U. S. C. 451 and provides advice and 
recommendations for improving aviation security measures to the 
Administrator of TSA.
    This meeting is open to the public, but attendance is limited to 75 
people. The meeting will be held at the TSA Systems Integration 
Facility, which is a secure facility, at 3701 West Post Office Road, 
DCA Airport, Arlington, VA 22202. Members of the public and all non-
ASAC members and staff must register in advance with their full name to 
attend. Attendees are required to present a government-issued photo ID 
to verify identity.
    In addition, members of the public must make advance arrangements, 
as stated below, to present oral or written statements specifically 
addressing issues pertaining to the subcommittee reports listed in the 
``Meeting Agenda'' section below. The public comment period will be 
held during the meeting from approximately 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., 
depending on the meeting progress. Speakers are requested to limit 
their comments to three minutes. Contact the person listed in the FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section no later than July 15, 2013, to 
register to attend the meeting and/or to present oral or written 
statements on the reports being considered by the committee at the 
meeting. Anyone in need of assistance or a reasonable accommodation for 
the meeting should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER 

Meeting Agenda

    The agenda for the meeting is as follows (reports are available in 
the Supporting Documents section at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=TSA-2011-0008):
     General Aviation Subcommittee Recommendations Report;
     Passenger Advocacy Subcommittee Recommendations Report;
     Air Cargo Subcommittee Recommendations Report;
     Status reports on the actions of the--
    [cir] International Subcommittee; and
    [cir] Risk-Based Security Subcommittee.
     Public questions/comments on the Reports listed above; and
     Committee deliberation and vote on Reports.

    Dated: July 3, 2013.
John P. Sammon,
Assistant Administrator, Security Policy and Industry Engagement.
[FR Doc. 2013-16582 Filed 7-9-13; 8:45 am]