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DHS/TSA RIN: 1652-AA57 Publication ID: Spring 2010 
Title: Freight Railroads--Security Training of Employees 
Abstract: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will propose new regulations to improve the security of freight railroads in accordance with the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007. The rulemaking will propose general requirements for a security training program to prepare freight railroad employees, including frontline employees, for potential security threats and conditions. The regulations will take into consideration any current security training requirements or best practices. 
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 
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 1517   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  Rule is due 6 months after date of enactment.  02/03/2008 

Overall Description of Deadline: According to section 1517 of Public Law 110-53, Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Aug. 3, 2007; 121 Stat. 266), TSA must issue a regulation no later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act.

Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2010    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 1652-AA55, Related to 1652-AA59 
Agency Contact:
Scott Gorton
Manager, Freight Rail Security Branch
Department of Homeland Security
Transportation Security Administration
Office of Security Policy and Industry Engagement, TSA-28, HQ, E10-423N, 601 South 12th Street,
Arlington, VA 20598-6028
Phone:571 227-1251
Fax:571 227-2930
Email: scott.gorton@tsa.dhs.gov

Shaina Pereira
Economist, Regulatory Development and Economic Analysis
Department of Homeland Security
Transportation Security Administration
Office of Transportation Sector Network Management, TSA-28, HQ, E10-339N, 601 South 12th Street,
Arlington, VA 20598-6028
Phone:571 227-5138
Fax:571 227-1362
Email: shaina.pereira@dhs.gov

David Kasminoff
Senior Counsel, Regulations and Security Standards
Department of Homeland Security
Transportation Security Administration
Chief Counsel's Office, 6595 Springfield Center Drive,
Springfield, VA 20598-6002
Phone:202 997-3417
Email: david.kasminoff@tsa.dhs.gov