(1) Evaluate whether the proposed information requirement is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
(2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden;
(3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
(4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including using appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Information Collection Requirement
Title:Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service Mental Health Certification.
Type of Request:Extension of a currently approved collection.
OMB Control Number:1652-0043.
Forms(s):TSA Form 1164.
Affected Public:Law Enforcement Officers/Air Marshal Applicants.
Abstract:TSA policy requires that applicants for Federal Air Marshal (FAM) positions meet certain medical standards, including whether the individual has an established medical history or clinical diagnosis of psychosis, neurosis, or any other personality or mental disorder that clearly demonstrates a potential hazard to the performance of FAM duties or the safety of self or others.
Number of Respondents:600.
Estimated Annual Burden Hours:An estimated 600 hours annually.
Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on October 22, 2012.
Susan L. Perkins,
TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology.