[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 97 (Monday, May 20, 2013)]
[Pages 29427-29428]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-11958]



Federal Aviation Administration

Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Anti-Drug 
Program for Personnel Engaged in Specified Aviation Activities

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA 
invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information 
collection. Information is collected to determine program compliance or 
non-compliance of regulated aviation employers, oversight planning, to 
determine who must provide annual Management Information System testing 
information, and to communicate with entities subject to the program 

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by July 19, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy DePaepe at (405) 954-9362, or by 
email at: [email protected].


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    OMB Control Number: 2120-0535.
    Title: Anti-Drug Program for Personnel Engaged in Specified 
Aviation Activities.
    Form Numbers: There are no FAA forms associated with this 
collection of information.
    Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.
    Background: The FAA mandates specified aviation entities to conduct 
drug and alcohol testing under its regulations, Antidrug and Alcohol 
Misuse Prevention Programs for Personnel Engaged in Specified Aviation 
Activities (14 CFR Part 121, appendices I and J), 49 U.S.C. 31306 
(Alcohol and controlled substances testing), and the Omnibus 
Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991 (the Act). The FAA uses 
information collected for determining program compliance or non-
compliance of regulated aviation employers, oversight planning, 
determining who must provide annual MIS testing information, and 
communicating with entities subject to the program regulations. In 
addition, the information is used to ensure that appropriate action is 
taken in regard to crew members and other safety-sensitive employees 
who have tested positive for drugs or alcohol, or have refused to 
submit to testing.
    Respondents: Approximately 7,000 affected entities annually.
    Frequency: Information is collected on occasion.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 5 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 22,902 hours.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Kathy 
DePaepe, Room 126B, Federal Aviation Administration, AES-200, 6500 S. 
MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73169.
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the 
quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) 
ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of 
the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include 
your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information 

    Issued In Washington, DC, on May 15, 2013.
Albert R. Spence,
FAA Assistant Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises 
Business Services Division, AES-200.
[FR Doc. 2013-11958 Filed 5-17-13; 8:45 am]