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DHS/TSA RIN: 1652-AA56 Publication ID: Fall 2007 
Title: ●Public Transportation--Security Plan 
Abstract: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will propose new regulations to enhance security in public transportation in accordance with sec. 1405 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007. This rulemaking will propose general requirements to require high-risk public transportation agencies to develop comprehensive security plans. Technical assistance and guidance will be provided to these agencies in preparing and implementing the security plans. 
Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 49 USC 114    PL 110-53, sec 1405   
Legal Deadline:  None

Statement of Need: The rulemaking will propose general requirements for the development of comprehensive security plans by high-risk public transportation agencies to deter security threats.

Summary of the Legal Basis: 49 USC 114; Sec. 1405 of PL 110-53, Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Aug. 3, 2007; 121 Stat. 266).

Anticipated Costs and Benefits: Economic analysis under development.

Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/00/2008    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Thomas L. Farmer
Deputy General Manager-Mass Transit
Department of Homeland Security
Transportation Security Administration
Office of Transportation Sector Network Management, TSA-28, E10-219S, 601 South 12th Street,
Arlington, VA 20598-6028
Phone:571 227-3552
Email: tom.farmer@dhs.gov

David Kasminoff
Senior Counsel, Regulations and Security Standards
Department of Homeland Security
Transportation Security Administration
Chief Counsel's Office, 601 South 12th Street,
Arlington, VA 20598-6002
Phone:571 227-3583
Email: david.kasminoff@tsa.dhs.gov