Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request, 10505-10506 [E8-3682]

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For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.12 Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–3668 Filed 2–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Data Collection Available for Public Comments and Recommendations Notice and request for comments. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Small Business Administration’s intentions to request approval on a new and/or currently approved information collection. DATES: Submit comments on or before April 28, 2008. ADDRESSES: Send all comments regarding whether this information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the 12 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:49 Feb 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 agency, whether the burden estimates are accurate, and if there are ways to minimize the estimated burden and enhance the quality of the collection, to Robert Dillier, Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Communications, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, SW., 8th Suite 7450, Wash., DC 20416 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Dillier, Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Communications, 202–205– 6086 robert.dillier@sba.gov. Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst, 202–205– 7030 curtis.rich@sba.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: ‘‘U.S. Small Business Administration Advisory Committee Membership-Nominee Information’’. Description of Respondents: To collect information for Candidates for Advisory Council. Form No: 898. Annual Responses: 100. Annual Burden: 100. ADDRESSES: Send all comments regarding whether this information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, whether the burden estimates are accurate, and if there are ways to minimize the estimated burden and enhance the quality of the collection, to Charles Ou, Senior Economist, Office of Advocacy, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, SW., 7th Floor, Wash., DC 20416. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles Ou, Senior Economist, Office of Advocacy, 202–255–6966 charles.ou@sba.gov. Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst, 202–205–7030 curtis.rich@sba.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: ‘‘Survey of Small Business Lending Practices’’. Description of Respondents: Senior Executives in banks and thrifts who are knowledgeable about credit risk and lending practices for small business. Form No: 2269. Annual Responses: 1,200. Annual Burden: 300. ADDRESSES: Send all comments regarding whether this information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, whether the burden estimates are accurate, and if there are ways to minimize the estimated burden and enhance the quality of the collection, to Johnny Kitts, Chief, Fund Administration Branch, Office of Investment, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, SW., 6th Floor, Wash., DC 20416. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Johnny Kitts, Chief, Fund PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10505 Administration Branch, Office of Investment, 202–205–7587 johnny.kitts@sba.gov. Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst, 202–205–7030 curtis.rich@sba.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: ‘‘25–Model Corp. Resol. or GP Certif., 33–Model Letter to Selling Agent, 34–Bank ID, 1065–Appl. Lic. Assure. of Compliance’’. Description of Respondents: Applicants for SBA-Guarantee Leverages. Form No’s: 25, 33, 34, 1065. Annual Responses: 50. Annual Burden: 45. Jacqueline White, Chief, Administrative Information Branch. [FR Doc. E8–3670 Filed 2–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request The Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes a list of information collection packages that will require clearance by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in compliance with Public Law (Pub. L.) 104–13, the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, effective October 1, 1995. The information collection packages that may be included in this notice are for new information collections, approval of existing information collections, revisions to OMB-approved information collections and extensions (no change) of OMB-approved information collections. SSA is soliciting comments on the accuracy of the Agency’s burden estimate; the need for the information; its practical utility; ways to enhance its quality, utility and clarity; and on ways to minimize the burden on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Written comments and recommendations regarding the information collection(s) should be submitted to the OMB Desk Officer and the SSA Reports Clearance Officer. The information can be mailed, faxed or emailed to the individuals at the addresses and fax numbers listed below: (OMB), Office of Management and Budget, Attn: Desk Officer for SSA, Fax: 202–395–6974, E-mail address: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. (SSA), Social Security Administration, DCBFM, Attn: Reports Clearance Officer, 1333 Annex Building, E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 10506 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2008 / Notices 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21235, Fax: 410–965–6400, E-mail address: OPLM.RCO@ssa.gov. I. The information collections listed below are pending at SSA and will be submitted to OMB within 60 days from the date of this notice. Therefore, your comments should be submitted to SSA within 60 days from the date of this publication. You can obtain copies of the collection instruments by calling the SSA Reports Clearance Officer at 410– 965–0454 or by writing to the address listed above. Integration Registration Services (IRES) System—20 CFR 401.45—0960– 0626. The IRES System registers and authenticates individuals, businesses, organizations, entities and government agencies to use the eService Internet and telephone applications for requesting and exchanging business data with SSA, and issues them a User Identification Number (User ID) and a Password. Also, this process will verify the identity of individuals who use SSA’s Business Services Online. Respondents are employers and third party submitters of wage data, business entities providing taxpayer identification information and data exchange partners conducting business in support of SSA programs. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Number of Respondents: 1,300,000. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Burden per Response: 2 minutes. Estimated Annual Burden: 43,333 hours. II. The information collections listed below have been submitted to OMB for clearance. Your comments on the information collections would be most useful if received by OMB and SSA within 30 days from the date of this publication. You can obtain a copy of the OMB clearance packages by calling the SSA Reports Clearance Officer at 410–965–0454, or by writing to the address listed above. 1. RSI/DI Quality Review Case Analysis: Sampled Number Holder, Auxiliaries/Survivors, Parents, and Stewardship Annual Earnings Test Workbook—0960–0189. SSA uses the information on forms SSA–2930, SSA– 2931 and SSA–2932 to establish a national payment accuracy rate for all cases in payment status and to serve as a source of information regarding problem areas in the Retirement and Survivors Insurance (RSI) and Disability Insurance (DI) programs. SSA also uses this information to measure the accuracy rate for newly adjudicated RSI/ DI cases. SSA uses the information on form SSA–4659 to evaluate and determine the effectiveness of the annual earnings test and to use the results in developing Annual responses Form No. ongoing improvements in the process. SSA will conduct a face-to-face interview with about 25% of the respondents who will receive one of the following letters for an appointment: SSA–L8550–U3 (Appointment Letter— Sample Individual), SSA–L8551–U3 (Appointment Letter—Sample Family), or the SSA–L8552–U3 (Appointment Letter—Representative Payee). SSA will conduct a telephone contact review with the other 75% of respondents who will receive either the SSA–L8553–U3 (Beneficiary Telephone Contact) or the SSA–L8554–U3 (Representative Payee Telephone Contact) notice. SSA encloses with the appointment letter the form SSA–8552 (Interview Confirmation) which the respondent must return to SSA to show that the appointment time is acceptable or to have SSA contact the respondent to set up a new appointment time. Finally, so that the beneficiary will be prepared for the interview, SSA also includes an SSA–85 (Information Needed to Review Your Social Security Claim) which lists the information the respondents will need to gather to prepare for the interview. The respondents are a statistically valid sample of all RSI/DI beneficiaries in current pay status or their representative payees. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Burden hours per response (minutes) Frequency Total annual burden hours 1,500 750 100 325 375 90 30 1,690 165 2,350 2,350 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 30 30 20 10 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 750 375 33 54 31 8 3 141 14 196 196 Totals ........................................................................................................ jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SSA–2930 ........................................................................................................ SSA–2931 ........................................................................................................ SSA–2932 ........................................................................................................ SSA–4659 ........................................................................................................ SSA–L8550–U3 ............................................................................................... SSA–L8551–U3 ............................................................................................... SSA–L8552–U3 ............................................................................................... SSA–L8553–U3 ............................................................................................... SSA–L8554–U3 ............................................................................................... SSA–85 ............................................................................................................ SSA–2935 ........................................................................................................ 9,725 ........................ ........................ 1,997 2. Modified Benefit Formula Questionnaire—0960–0395. The purpose of the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act is to remove an unintended advantage in the computation of Social Security benefits for persons who have substantial pensions from non-covered employment. The SSA–150 collects the information needed to determine the correct formula to use in computing Social Security benefits. The respondents are claimants for Social VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:49 Feb 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 Security benefits who are entitled to both benefits. Type of Request: Extension of OMB approved information collection. Number of Respondents: 90,000. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Burden per Response: 8 minutes. Estimated Annual Burden: 12,000 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: February 21, 2008. Elizabeth A. Davidson, Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. E8–3682 Filed 2–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and 
Comment Request

    The Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes a list of 
information collection packages that will require clearance by the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in compliance with Public Law 
(Pub. L.) 104-13, the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, effective 
October 1, 1995. The information collection packages that may be 
included in this notice are for new information collections, approval 
of existing information collections, revisions to OMB-approved 
information collections and extensions (no change) of OMB-approved 
information collections.
    SSA is soliciting comments on the accuracy of the Agency's burden 
estimate; the need for the information; its practical utility; ways to 
enhance its quality, utility and clarity; and on ways to minimize the 
burden on respondents, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. Written comments 
and recommendations regarding the information collection(s) should be 
submitted to the OMB Desk Officer and the SSA Reports Clearance 
Officer. The information can be mailed, faxed or emailed to the 
individuals at the addresses and fax numbers listed below:
    (OMB), Office of Management and Budget, Attn: Desk Officer for SSA, 
Fax: 202-395-6974, E-mail address: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.
    (SSA), Social Security Administration, DCBFM, Attn: Reports 
Clearance Officer, 1333 Annex Building,

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6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21235, Fax: 410-965-6400, E-mail 
address: OPLM.RCO@ssa.gov.
    I. The information collections listed below are pending at SSA and 
will be submitted to OMB within 60 days from the date of this notice. 
Therefore, your comments should be submitted to SSA within 60 days from 
the date of this publication. You can obtain copies of the collection 
instruments by calling the SSA Reports Clearance Officer at 410-965-
0454 or by writing to the address listed above.
    Integration Registration Services (IRES) System--20 CFR 401.45--
0960-0626. The IRES System registers and authenticates individuals, 
businesses, organizations, entities and government agencies to use the 
eService Internet and telephone applications for requesting and 
exchanging business data with SSA, and issues them a User 
Identification Number (User ID) and a Password. Also, this process will 
verify the identity of individuals who use SSA's Business Services 
Online. Respondents are employers and third party submitters of wage 
data, business entities providing taxpayer identification information 
and data exchange partners conducting business in support of SSA 
programs.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.
    Number of Respondents: 1,300,000.
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Burden per Response: 2 minutes.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 43,333 hours.
    II. The information collections listed below have been submitted to 
OMB for clearance. Your comments on the information collections would 
be most useful if received by OMB and SSA within 30 days from the date 
of this publication. You can obtain a copy of the OMB clearance 
packages by calling the SSA Reports Clearance Officer at 410-965-0454, 
or by writing to the address listed above.
    1. RSI/DI Quality Review Case Analysis: Sampled Number Holder, 
Auxiliaries/Survivors, Parents, and Stewardship Annual Earnings Test 
Workbook--0960-0189. SSA uses the information on forms SSA-2930, SSA-
2931 and SSA-2932 to establish a national payment accuracy rate for all 
cases in payment status and to serve as a source of information 
regarding problem areas in the Retirement and Survivors Insurance (RSI) 
and Disability Insurance (DI) programs. SSA also uses this information 
to measure the accuracy rate for newly adjudicated RSI/DI cases.
    SSA uses the information on form SSA-4659 to evaluate and determine 
the effectiveness of the annual earnings test and to use the results in 
developing ongoing improvements in the process. SSA will conduct a 
face-to-face interview with about 25% of the respondents who will 
receive one of the following letters for an appointment: SSA-L8550-U3 
(Appointment Letter--Sample Individual), SSA-L8551-U3 (Appointment 
Letter--Sample Family), or the SSA-L8552-U3 (Appointment Letter--
Representative Payee). SSA will conduct a telephone contact review with 
the other 75% of respondents who will receive either the SSA-L8553-U3 
(Beneficiary Telephone Contact) or the SSA-L8554-U3 (Representative 
Payee Telephone Contact) notice. SSA encloses with the appointment 
letter the form SSA-8552 (Interview Confirmation) which the respondent 
must return to SSA to show that the appointment time is acceptable or 
to have SSA contact the respondent to set up a new appointment time. 
Finally, so that the beneficiary will be prepared for the interview, 
SSA also includes an SSA-85 (Information Needed to Review Your Social 
Security Claim) which lists the information the respondents will need 
to gather to prepare for the interview. The respondents are a 
statistically valid sample of all RSI/DI beneficiaries in current pay 
status or their representative payees.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

 
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                                                                                   Burden hours
                    Form No.                          Annual         Frequency     per response    Total annual
                                                     responses                       (minutes)     burden hours
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SSA-2930........................................           1,500               1              30             750
SSA-2931........................................             750               1              30             375
SSA-2932........................................             100               1              20              33
SSA-4659........................................             325               1              10              54
SSA-L8550-U3....................................             375               1               5              31
SSA-L8551-U3....................................              90               1               5               8
SSA-L8552-U3....................................              30               1               5               3
SSA-L8553-U3....................................           1,690               1               5             141
SSA-L8554-U3....................................             165               1               5              14
SSA-85..........................................           2,350               1               5             196
SSA-2935........................................           2,350               1               5             196
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    Totals......................................           9,725  ..............  ..............           1,997
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    2. Modified Benefit Formula Questionnaire--0960-0395. The purpose 
of the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act is to 
remove an unintended advantage in the computation of Social Security 
benefits for persons who have substantial pensions from non-covered 
employment. The SSA-150 collects the information needed to determine 
the correct formula to use in computing Social Security benefits. The 
respondents are claimants for Social Security benefits who are entitled 
to both benefits.
    Type of Request: Extension of OMB approved information collection.
    Number of Respondents: 90,000.
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Burden per Response: 8 minutes.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 12,000 hours.

    Dated: February 21, 2008.
Elizabeth A. Davidson,
Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-3682 Filed 2-26-08; 8:45 am]
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