[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 32 (Friday, February 15, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 11216]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-03587]



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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

[Docket No. TSA-2009-0024]


Enforcement Actions Summary

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Su, Assistant Chief Counsel, 
Civil Enforcement, Office of the Chief Counsel, TSA-2, Transportation 
Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598-
6002; telephone (571) 227-2305; facsimile (571) 227-1378; email 
emily.su@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On August 3, 2007, section 1302(a) of the Implementing 
Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (the 9/11 Act), 
Public Law 110-53, 121 Stat. 392, gave TSA new authority to assess 
civil penalties for violations of any surface transportation 
requirements under title 49 of the U.S. Code (U.S.C.) and for any 
violations of chapter 701 of title 46 of the U.S. Code, which governs 
transportation worker identification credentials.
    Section 1302(a) of the 9/11 Act, codified at 49 U.S.C. 114(v), 
authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 
to impose civil penalties of up to $10,000 per violation of any surface 
transportation requirement under 49 U.S.C. or any requirement related 
to transportation worker identification credentials (TWIC) under 46 
U.S.C. chapter 701. TSA exercises this function under delegated 
authority from the Secretary. See DHS Delegation No. 7060-2.
    Under 49 U.S.C. 114(v)(7)(A), TSA is required to provide the public 
with an annual summary of all enforcement actions taken by TSA under 
this subsection; and include in each such summary the identifying 
information of each enforcement action, the type of alleged violation, 
the penalty or penalties proposed, and the final assessment amount of 
each penalty. This summary is for calendar year 2012. TSA will publish 
a summary of all enforcement actions taken under the statute in January 
to cover the previous calendar year.

Document Availability

    You can get an electronic copy of both this notice and the 
enforcement actions summary on the Internet by searching the electronic 
Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) web page at http://www.regulations.gov, Docket No. TSA-2009-0024;
    You can get an electronic copy of only this notice on the Internet 
by--
    (1) 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; or
    (2) Visiting TSA's Security Regulations web page at http://www.tsa.gov and accessing the link for ``Stakeholders'' at the top of 
the page, then the link ``Research Center'' in the left column.
    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 rulemaking.

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, February 11, 2013.
Margot F. Bester,
Principal Deputy Chief Counsel.
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