Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, 11185-11186 [E8-3871]

Download as PDF 11185 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 41 / Friday, February 29, 2008 / Notices at alanna.falcone@sba.gov or fax to (202) 481–0134, for the conference call phone number and passcode. Cherylyn LeBon, Assistant Administrator for Intergovernmental Affairs, SBA Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–3876 Filed 2–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES The Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes a list of information collection packages requiring 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 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 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 e-mailed 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, 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21235, Fax: 410–965–6400, E-mail address: OPLM.RCO@ssa.gov. The information collections listed below have been submitted to OMB for clearance. Your comments on the information collections would be most useful if OMB and SSA receive them 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. Agreement to Sell Property—20 CFR 416.1240–1245—0960–0127. Individuals or couples who are otherwise eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits but whose resources exceed the allowable limit may receive conditional payments if they agree to dispose of the excess non-liquid resources and make repayment. SSA uses form SSA–8060 to document this agreement and to ensure the individuals understand their obligations. Respondents are applicants for and recipients of SSI benefits who will be disposing of excess non-liquid resources. Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information collection. Number of Respondents: 20,000. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Burden per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,333 hours. 2. Listing of Impairments—Part 404, Subpart P, Appendix I and II—0960– 0642. Background The Listing of Impairments (the listings), Part 404, Subpart P, Appendix I and II, describes, for each of the major body systems, impairments which are severe enough to prevent a person from doing any gainful activity. As part of the listings, we provide a preface identifying specific requirements which affect the body system, such as documentation requirements and other factors to consider when evaluating impairments within that body system, including medical and other evidence. This clearance request covers Appendix 1 to Subpart P of part 404. The Information Collection State Disability Determination Services (DDS) use the documented Number of annual respondents Application scenario Respondents who do not have to provide parents’ social security numbers (SSNs) ................ Respondents who are asked to provide parents’ SSNs (for application for original SSN cards for children under age 18) ....................................................................................................... VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:22 Feb 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00098 medical evidence described in the listings to assess the alleged disability. DDS use this information, together with other evidence, to determine if an individual claiming disability benefits has an impairment that meets severity and duration requirements. The respondents are disability applicants and other sources of evidence. The Information Collection Requests for the various forms the public uses to submit medical and other evidence to SSA includes the burden imposed by these regulations. We are reporting no burden for this regulation aside from a 1-hour placeholder burden. Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information collection. 3. Reporting Events-SSI—20 CFR 416.701–.732—0960–0128. SSI applicants, recipients, and/or their representative payees must report any changed circumstances that could affect their eligibility for SSI payments or the payment amount. SSA uses the information, reported on Form SSA– 8150, to determine if SSI benefits should continue or if the payment amount should be changed. The respondents are applicants for or recipients of SSI benefits or their representative payees. Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information collection. Number of Respondents: 27,320. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Burden per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,277 hours. 4. Application for a Social Security Card—20 CFR 422.103–.110—0960– 0066. SSA collects information on Forms SS–5 (used in the United States) and SS–5–FS (used outside the United States) to issue original or replacement Social Security cards. SSA is revising the race/ethnicity question on the forms to comply with Office of Management and Budget standards. Additionally, SSA is making several other minor changes to the form’s instructions. The respondents are applicants for original and replacement Social Security cards. Type of Request: Revision to an OMB approved information collection. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Completion time (minutes) Burden hours 13,000,000 81⁄2 1,841,667 540,000 9 81,000 E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1 11186 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 41 / Friday, February 29, 2008 / Notices Number of annual respondents Application scenario Completion time (minutes) Burden hours Applicants age 12 or older who need to answer additional questions so SSA can determine whether an SSN was previously assigned .............................................................................. Applicants asking for a replacement SSN card beyond the new allowable limits (i.e., who must provide additional documentation to accompany the application) .................................. 40,000 91⁄2 6,333 4,000 60 4,000 Totals .................................................................................................................................... 13,584,000 ........................ 1,933,000 Dated: February 25, 2008. Elizabeth A. Davidson, Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. E8–3871 Filed 2–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6113] Advisory Committee on International Postal and Delivery Services Department of State. Notice; FACA Committee meeting announcement. AGENCY: ACTION: rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Summary: As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, the Department of State gives notice of the inaugural meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Postal and Delivery Services. This Committee has been formed in fulfillment of the provisions of the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (Pub. L. 109–435) and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Public input: Any member of the public interested in providing public input to the meeting should contact Mr. Chris Wood, whose contact information is listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. Each individual providing oral input is requested to limit his or her comments to five minutes. Requests to be added to the speaker list must be received in writing (letter, e-mail or fax) prior to the close of business on March 18, 2008; written comments from members of the public for distribution at this meeting must reach Mr. Wood by letter, e-mail or fax by this same date. Agenda of the Meeting The agenda will include the following subjects: —Preparations for U.S. participation in the UPU Congress to take place in Geneva from July 23 to August 12, 2008. —Extra-territorial offices of exchange (ETOEs). VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:22 Feb 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 —Performance measurement. —Customs clearance. Date: March 25, 2008 from 2 p.m. to about 5 p.m. (open to the public). Location: Room 1482, George C. Marshall Conference Center, Department of State, 2201 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20520. Individuals attending the Committee meeting should enter the State Department at the 21st Street entrance, where photo identification will be required to be displayed to Diplomatic Security before entering the building. One of the following forms of valid photo identification will be required for admission to the State Department building: U.S. driver’s license, U.S. Government identification card, or any valid passport. For further information, please contact Christopher Wood, Office of Technical Specialized Agencies (IO/T), Bureau of International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department of State, at (202) 647–1044, woodcs@state.gov. Dated: February 21, 2008. Dennis M. Delehanty, Designated Federal Officer, Advisory Committee on International Postal and Delivery Services. Dated: February 21, 2008. Dennis M. Delehanty, Foreign Affairs Officer, Department of State. [FR Doc. E8–3939 Filed 2–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–19–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION Federal Highway Administration Environmental Impact Statement; Washoe County, NV Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Intent. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared for a proposed highway project in Washoe County, NV. PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Mr. Abdelmoez Abdalla, Environmental Project Manager, Federal Highway Administration, 705 North Plaza Street, Suite 220, Carson City, Nevada 89701– 0602, Telephone: (775) 687–1231; Mr. Steve Cooke, Chief, Environmental Service Division, Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), 1263 S. Stewart Street, Carson City, Nevada 89712, Telephone: (775) 888–7686; or Mr. Doug Maloy, Project Manager, Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), 1105 Terminal Way, Suite 108, Reno, Nevada 89502, Telephone: (775) 335–1865. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the NDOT, will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to improve Pyramid Way (SR 44) from Queen Way to Calle de la Plata Drive and a proposal for a new corridor from Vista Boulevard to US-395 near the Parr/Dandini Interchange in Washoe County, Nevada. The FHWA will serve as the Lead Federal agency while the NDOT and the RTC will serve as Joint Lead Agencies. The new SAFETEA–LU environmental review process will be followed. The purpose of the proposed project is to address regional mobility, congestion, and safety challenges faced by motorists and pedestrians that travel Pyramid highway to Spanish Springs and Pyramid Lake. Improvements to the existing corridor (Pyramid Highway) are considered necessary to provide for the existing and projected traffic demand. There will be a ‘‘No Build Alternative’’ and ‘‘Build Alternatives’’ developed that may include improvements to existing Pyramid Highway from Queen Way to Calle de la Plata and a possible new roadway between US–395 and Vista Boulevard. Letters describing the proposed action and soliciting comments will be sent to appropriate Federal, State, and local agencies, and to private organizations and citizens who have previously expressed or are known to have interest in this proposal. A formal scoping meeting will be held later this year or early next year. Public notice will be FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 41 (Friday, February 29, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11185-11186]
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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request

    The Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes a list of 
information collection packages requiring 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 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 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 e-mailed 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, 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21235, 
Fax: 410-965-6400, E-mail address: OPLM.RCO@ssa.gov.
    The information collections listed below have been submitted to OMB 
for clearance. Your comments on the information collections would be 
most useful if OMB and SSA receive them 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. Agreement to Sell Property--20 CFR 416.1240-1245--0960-0127. 
Individuals or couples who are otherwise eligible for Supplemental 
Security Income (SSI) benefits but whose resources exceed the allowable 
limit may receive conditional payments if they agree to dispose of the 
excess non-liquid resources and make repayment. SSA uses form SSA-8060 
to document this agreement and to ensure the individuals understand 
their obligations. Respondents are applicants for and recipients of SSI 
benefits who will be disposing of excess non-liquid resources.
    Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information 
collection.
    Number of Respondents: 20,000.
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Burden per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 3,333 hours.
    2. Listing of Impairments--Part 404, Subpart P, Appendix I and II--
0960-0642.

Background

    The Listing of Impairments (the listings), Part 404, Subpart P, 
Appendix I and II, describes, for each of the major body systems, 
impairments which are severe enough to prevent a person from doing any 
gainful activity. As part of the listings, we provide a preface 
identifying specific requirements which affect the body system, such as 
documentation requirements and other factors to consider when 
evaluating impairments within that body system, including medical and 
other evidence. This clearance request covers Appendix 1 to Subpart P 
of part 404.

The Information Collection

    State Disability Determination Services (DDS) use the documented 
medical evidence described in the listings to assess the alleged 
disability. DDS use this information, together with other evidence, to 
determine if an individual claiming disability benefits has an 
impairment that meets severity and duration requirements. The 
respondents are disability applicants and other sources of evidence. 
The Information Collection Requests for the various forms the public 
uses to submit medical and other evidence to SSA includes the burden 
imposed by these regulations. We are reporting no burden for this 
regulation aside from a 1-hour placeholder burden.
    Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information 
collection.
    3. Reporting Events-SSI--20 CFR 416.701-.732--0960-0128. SSI 
applicants, recipients, and/or their representative payees must report 
any changed circumstances that could affect their eligibility for SSI 
payments or the payment amount. SSA uses the information, reported on 
Form SSA-8150, to determine if SSI benefits should continue or if the 
payment amount should be changed. The respondents are applicants for or 
recipients of SSI benefits or their representative payees.
    Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information 
collection.
    Number of Respondents: 27,320.
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Burden per Response: 5 minutes.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2,277 hours.
    4. Application for a Social Security Card--20 CFR 422.103-.110--
0960-0066. SSA collects information on Forms SS-5 (used in the United 
States) and SS-5-FS (used outside the United States) to issue original 
or replacement Social Security cards. SSA is revising the race/
ethnicity question on the forms to comply with Office of Management and 
Budget standards. Additionally, SSA is making several other minor 
changes to the form's instructions. The respondents are applicants for 
original and replacement Social Security cards.
    Type of Request: Revision to an OMB approved information 
collection.

 
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                                                                     Number of
                      Application scenario                            annual        Completion     Burden hours
                                                                    respondents   time (minutes)
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Respondents who do not have to provide parents' social security       13,000,000          8\1/2\       1,841,667
 numbers (SSNs).................................................
Respondents who are asked to provide parents' SSNs (for                  540,000               9          81,000
 application for original SSN cards for children under age 18)..

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Applicants age 12 or older who need to answer additional                  40,000          9\1/2\           6,333
 questions so SSA can determine whether an SSN was previously
 assigned.......................................................
Applicants asking for a replacement SSN card beyond the new                4,000              60           4,000
 allowable limits (i.e., who must provide additional
 documentation to accompany the application)....................
                                                                 -----------------------------------------------
    Totals......................................................      13,584,000  ..............       1,933,000
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    Dated: February 25, 2008.
Elizabeth A. Davidson,
Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration.
 [FR Doc. E8-3871 Filed 2-28-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4191-02-P