Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments, 47086 [E7-16592]

Download as PDF 47086 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 22, 2007 / Notices 60611–2092 or send an e-mail to Ronald.Hodapp@RRB.GOV. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice. Charles Mierzwa, Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–16590 Filed 8–21–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7905–01–P 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 an extension of a currently approved collection of information: 3220–0097, consisting of Form UI–1e, Pay Rate Report. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. 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. Under Section 2(a) of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, the daily benefit rate for unemployment and sickness benefits depends on the claimant’s last daily rate of pay in the base year. The procedures pertaining to the use of a claimant’s daily pay rate in determining the daily benefit rate are prescribed in 20 CFR part 330. The RRB utilizes Form UI–1e, Request for Pay Rate Information, to obtain information from a claimant about their last railroad employer and pay rate, when it is not available from other RRB records. Form UI–1e also explains the possibility of receiving a higher daily benefit rate if claimants report their daily rate of pay for railroad work in the base year. Completion is required to obtain or retain benefits. One response is requested of each respondent. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:26 Aug 21, 2007 Jkt 211001 Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the initial 60-day notice (72 FR 9594 on March 2, 2007) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Information Collection Request (ICR) Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing and Order Granting Accelerated Approval to a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendments No. 1 and 2, To Establish a Directed Order Program Title: Pay Rate Report. OMB Control Number: 3220–0097. Form(s) submitted: UI–1e. Type of request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected public: Individuals or households. Abstract: Under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, the daily benefit rate for unemployment and sickness benefits depends on the employee’s last daily rate of pay. The report obtains the claimed rate of pay from the employee that is used to determine whether an increase in the daily benefit rate is due. Changes Proposed: The RRB proposes no changes to Form UI–45. The burden estimate for the ICR is as follows: Estimated Completion Time for Form UI–1e: 5 minutes. Estimated annual number of respondents: 350. Total annual responses: 350. Total annual reporting hours: 29. Additional Information or Comments: Copies of the forms and supporting documents can be obtained from Charles Mierzwa, the agency clearance officer (312–751–3363) or Charles.Mierzwa@rrb.gov. Comments regarding the information collection should be sent to Ronald J. Hodapp, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611–2092 or Ronald.Hodapp@RRB.GOV, and to the Office of Management Budget at ATTN: Desk Officer for RRB, Fax: (202) 395– 6974 or via e-mail to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Charles Mierzwa, Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–16592 Filed 8–21–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7905–01–P PO 00000 [Release No. 34–56269; File No. SR–Amex– 2007–75] August 15, 2007. Pursuant to section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’),1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on July 24, 2007, the American Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Amex’’ or ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I and II below, which Items have been substantially prepared by the Exchange. On July 30, 2007, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change. On August 15, 2007, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 2 to the proposed rule change. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons and is approving the proposed rule change, as amended, on an accelerated basis. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange proposes to adopt Amex Rule 996–ANTE and amend Amex rule 935–ANTE establishing the Exchange’s Directed Order Program (the ‘‘Program’’). The text of the proposed rule change is available on Exchange’s Web site (http://www.amex.com), at Amex’s principal office, and at the Commission’s Public Reference Room. II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, Amex included statements concerning the purpose of and basis for the proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the proposed rule change. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item III below. Amex has prepared summaries, set forth in sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant aspects of such statements. 1 15 2 17 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\22AUN1.SGM U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 22AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 162 (Wednesday, August 22, 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 an extension of a currently approved collection of information: 
3220-0097, consisting of Form UI-1e, Pay Rate Report. Our ICR describes 
the information we seek to collect from the public. 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.
    Under Section 2(a) of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, the 
daily benefit rate for unemployment and sickness benefits depends on 
the claimant's last daily rate of pay in the base year. The procedures 
pertaining to the use of a claimant's daily pay rate in determining the 
daily benefit rate are prescribed in 20 CFR part 330.
    The RRB utilizes Form UI-1e, Request for Pay Rate Information, to 
obtain information from a claimant about their last railroad employer 
and pay rate, when it is not available from other RRB records. Form UI-
1e also explains the possibility of receiving a higher daily benefit 
rate if claimants report their daily rate of pay for railroad work in 
the base year. Completion is required to obtain or retain benefits. One 
response is requested of each respondent.
    Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the 
initial 60-day notice (72 FR 9594 on March 2, 2007) required by 44 
U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments.

Information Collection Request (ICR)

    Title: Pay Rate Report.
    OMB Control Number: 3220-0097.
    Form(s) submitted: UI-1e.
    Type of request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected public: Individuals or households.
    Abstract: Under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, the daily 
benefit rate for unemployment and sickness benefits depends on the 
employee's last daily rate of pay. The report obtains the claimed rate 
of pay from the employee that is used to determine whether an increase 
in the daily benefit rate is due.
    Changes Proposed: The RRB proposes no changes to Form UI-45.
    The burden estimate for the ICR is as follows:
    Estimated Completion Time for Form UI-1e: 5 minutes.
    Estimated annual number of respondents: 350.
    Total annual responses: 350.
    Total annual reporting hours: 29.
    Additional Information or Comments: Copies of the forms and 
supporting documents can be obtained from Charles Mierzwa, the agency 
clearance officer (312-751-3363) or Charles.Mierzwa@rrb.gov.
    Comments regarding the information collection should be sent to 
Ronald J. Hodapp, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North Rush Street, 
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2092 or Ronald.Hodapp@RRB.GOV, and to the 
Office of Management Budget at ATTN: Desk Officer for RRB, Fax: (202) 
395-6974 or via e-mail to OIRA--Submission@omb.eop.gov.

Charles Mierzwa,
Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E7-16592 Filed 8-21-07; 8:45 am]
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