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DHS/TSA RIN: 1652-AA56 Publication ID: Fall 2008 
Title: Public Transportation--Security Plan 
Abstract: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will propose new regulations to enhance security in public transportation in accordance with section 1405 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007. This rulemaking will propose general requirements to require public transportation agencies that the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has determined are at high risk for terrorism 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: Previously 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 U.S.C. 114; section 1405 of Public Law 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  10/00/2009    
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