Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments, 13314 [E7-5154]

Download as PDF 13314 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 54 / Wednesday, March 21, 2007 / Notices POSTAL SERVICE BOARD OF GOVERNORS Sunshine Act Meeting Board Votes To Close March 14, 2007, Meeting At its teleconference meeting on March 6, 2007, the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service noted unanimously to close to public observation its meeting scheduled for March 14, 2007, in Washington, DC, via teleconference. The Board determined that prior public notice was not possible. Item Considered Postal Regulatory Commission Opinion and Recommended Decision in Docket No. R2006–1, Postal Rate and Fee Changes. General Counsel Certification The General Counsel of the United States Postal Service has certified that the meeting was properly closed under the Government in the Sunshine Act. Contact Person for More Information: Requests for information about the meeting should be addressed to the Secretary of the Board, Wendy A. Hocking, at (202) 268–4800. Wendy A. Hocking, Secretary. [FR Doc. 07–1395 Filed 3–16–07; 4:50 pm] BILLING CODE 7710–12–M RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments Summary: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to request a revision to the following collection of information: 3220–0039, RUIA Applications, consisting of RRB Form(s) S1–1a, Application for Sickness Benefits; SI–1b, Statement of Sickness; SI–3, Claim for Sickness Benefits; SI–7, Supplemental Doctor’s Statement; SI–8, Verification of Medical Information; ID– 7h, Non-Entitlement to Sickness Benefits; ID–11a, Requesting Reason for Late Filing of Sickness Benefit; and ID– 11b, Notice of Insufficient Medical and Late Filing. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Completion is required to obtain or retain benefits. One response is required of each respondent. Review VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:08 Mar 20, 2007 Jkt 211001 and approval by OIRA ensures that we impose appropriate paperwork burdens. The RRB invites comments on the proposed collection of information to determine (1) The practical utility of the collection; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information that is the subject of collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments to RRB or OIRA must contain the OMB control number of the ICR. For proper consideration of your comments, it is best if RRB and OIRA receive them within 30 days of publication date. Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the initial 60-day notice (71 FR No. 236 Pages 71198–71199 on December 8, 2006) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments. Information Collection Request (ICR) Title: Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act Applications. OMB Control Number: 3220–0039. Form(s) submitted: SI–1a, SI–1b, SI–3, SI–7, SI–8, ID–7H, ID–11A, ID–11B, Type of request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit. Abstract: Under Section 2 of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, sickness benefits are payable to qualified railroad employees who are unable to work because of illness or injury. The collection obtains information from employees and physicians needed to determine eligibility to and the amount of such benefits. Changes Proposed: The RRB proposes changes to Form ID–11A and ID–11B to add an item requesting clarifying information regarding why a claimant filed their claim late. A minor nonburden impacting change is proposed to Form S1–1a. No changes are proposed to Form(s) SI–1b, SI–3, SI–7, SI–8 and ID–7H. The burden estimate for this ICR is unchanged as follows: Estimated annual number of respondents: 44,600. Total annual responses: 248,900. Total annual reporting hours: 25,351. For Further Information Contact: Copies of the form and supporting documents can be obtained from Charles Mierzwa, the agency clearance officer at (312–751–3363) or Charles.Mierzwa@rrb.gov. Comments regarding the information collection should be addressed to PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Ronald J. Hodapp, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60611–2092 or Ronald.Hodapp@RRB.gov and to the OMB Desk Officer for the RRB, at the Office of Management and Budget, Room 10230, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. Charles Mierzwa, Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–5154 Filed 3–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7905–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Proposed Collection; Comment Request Upon written request, copies available from: Securities and Exchange Commission; Office of Filings and Information Services, Washington, DC 20549 Extension: Rule 15a–5; SEC File No. 270– 527; OMB Control No. 3235–0587. Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Securities and Exchange Commission (the ‘‘Commission’’) is soliciting comments on the collections of information summarized below. The Commission plans to submit these existing collections of information to the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) for extension and approval. Section 15(a) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a– 15(a)) (the ‘‘Investment Company Act’’ or ‘‘Act’’) prohibits any person from serving as an investment adviser (or a subadviser) to a fund except under a written contract that the fund’s shareholders have approved. The Commission has granted exemptive relief, by order, to a number of registered open-end management investment companies (‘‘funds’’) whose investment advisers do not directly manage a portfolio of securities, but instead supervise one or more subadvisers, which are themselves responsible for the day-to-day management of the funds’ portfolios (‘‘manager of managers funds’’).1 Sponsors have analogized subadvisers in a manager of managers arrangement to portfolio managers employed by a fund adviser who may be hired and 1 In this notice, we use the term ‘‘subadviser’’ to mean a party that contracts with a fund’s principal adviser to provide investment advisory services to the fund, and the term ‘‘principal adviser’’ to mean a party that contracts directly with a fund to provide investment advisory services to the fund. E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 54 (Wednesday, March 21, 2007)]
[Notices]
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RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD


Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments

    Summary: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is forwarding 
an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Information 
and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to 
request a revision to the following collection of information: 3220-
0039, RUIA Applications, consisting of RRB Form(s) S1-1a, Application 
for Sickness Benefits; SI-1b, Statement of Sickness; SI-3, Claim for 
Sickness Benefits; SI-7, Supplemental Doctor's Statement; SI-8, 
Verification of Medical Information; ID-7h, Non-Entitlement to Sickness 
Benefits; ID-11a, Requesting Reason for Late Filing of Sickness 
Benefit; and ID-11b, Notice of Insufficient Medical and Late Filing. 
Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. 
Completion is required to obtain or retain benefits. One response is 
required of each respondent. Review and approval by OIRA ensures that 
we impose appropriate paperwork burdens.
    The RRB invites comments on the proposed collection of information 
to determine (1) The practical utility of the collection; (2) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden of the collection; (3) ways to enhance 
the quality, utility and clarity of the information that is the subject 
of collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collections on 
respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology. Comments to RRB or OIRA must 
contain the OMB control number of the ICR. For proper consideration of 
your comments, it is best if RRB and OIRA receive them within 30 days 
of publication date.
    Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the 
initial 60-day notice (71 FR No. 236 Pages 71198-71199 on December 8, 
2006) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no 
comments.

Information Collection Request (ICR)

    Title: Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act Applications.
    OMB Control Number: 3220-0039.
    Form(s) submitted: SI-1a, SI-1b, SI-3, SI-7, SI-8, ID-7H, ID-11A, 
ID-11B,
    Type of request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-
profit.
    Abstract: Under Section 2 of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance 
Act, sickness benefits are payable to qualified railroad employees who 
are unable to work because of illness or injury. The collection obtains 
information from employees and physicians needed to determine 
eligibility to and the amount of such benefits.
    Changes Proposed: The RRB proposes changes to Form ID-11A and ID-
11B to add an item requesting clarifying information regarding why a 
claimant filed their claim late. A minor non-burden impacting change is 
proposed to Form S1-1a. No changes are proposed to Form(s) SI-1b, SI-3, 
SI-7, SI-8 and ID-7H.
    The burden estimate for this ICR is unchanged as follows:
    Estimated annual number of respondents: 44,600.
    Total annual responses: 248,900.
    Total annual reporting hours: 25,351.
    For Further Information Contact: Copies of the form and supporting 
documents can be obtained from Charles Mierzwa, the agency clearance 
officer at (312-751-3363) or Charles.Mierzwa@rrb.gov.
    Comments regarding the information collection should be addressed 
to Ronald J. Hodapp, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North Rush Street, 
Chicago, Illinois, 60611-2092 or Ronald.Hodapp@RRB.gov and to the OMB 
Desk Officer for the RRB, at the Office of Management and Budget, Room 
10230, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.

Charles Mierzwa,
Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E7-5154 Filed 3-20-07; 8:45 am]
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