Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request, 24340-24342 [E8-9700]

Download as PDF 24340 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 86 / Friday, May 2, 2008 / Notices Incident Period: 03/18/2008 and continuing. Effective Date: 04/21/2008. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 05/27/2008. EIDL Loan Application Deadline Date: 12/29/2008. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of the Presidential disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas, dated 03/28/ 2008 is hereby amended to include the following areas as adversely affected by the disaster: Primary Counties: Conway, Garland, Hot Spring, Newton, Washington. Contiguous Counties: Arkansas: Clark, Dallas. All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: M. Mitravich, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of the Presidential disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas, dated 03/28/ 2008 is hereby amended to include the following areas as adversely affected by the disaster: Primary Counties: Cleburne, Crawford, Jefferson, Lee, Miller, Phillips, Saint Francis, Searcy, Sebastian, White, Yell. Contiguous Counties: Arkansas: Cleveland, Desha, Hempstead, Lafayette, Lincoln, Little River. Louisiana: Bossier, Caddo. Mississippi: Bolivar, Coahoma, Tunica. Oklahoma: Sequoyah. Texas: Bowie, Cass. All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Mail, e-mail, or fax your comments and recommendations on the information collection(s) to the SSA Reports Clearance Officer to the addresses or fax numbers listed below. (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 are pending at SSA. SSA will submit them to OMB within 60 days from the date of this notice. Therefore, submit your comments 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. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers 59002 and 59008) (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers 59002 and 59008) Herbert L. Mitchell, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–9629 Filed 5–1–08; 8:45 am] Herbert L. Mitchell, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–9633 Filed 5–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Disaster Declaration #11206 and #11207] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request The Ticket to Work and SelfSufficiency Program allows individuals with disabilities who are receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments to work toward decreased dependence on government cash benefits programs without jeopardizing their benefits during the transition period to employment. Disability payment recipients choose a service provider who will guide them in obtaining, regaining, and maintaining self-supporting employment. 20 CFR 411.140–.730 of the Code of Federal Regulations discusses the regulations governing this program. We show the multiple categories of information collection requirements in these regulations in the chart below. The respondents are individuals entitled to Social Security benefits based on disability or individuals receiving SSI; program managers (PMs); employee network (EN) contractors; and State vocational rehabilitation agencies (SVRA). Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Number of Respondents: 121,981. Total Estimated Annual Burden: 46,553 hours. Arkansas Disaster Number AR–00018 U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Amendment 4. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Arkansas (FEMA–1751–DR), dated 03/28/2008. Incident: Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding. Incident Period: 03/18/2008 and continuing. Effective Date: 04/23/2008. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 05/27/2008. EIDL Loan Application Deadline Date: 12/29/2008. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:17 May 01, 2008 Jkt 214001 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. This notice includes new 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 how to minimize the burden on respondents, PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1. Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program—20 CFR 411—0960–0644 E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1 24341 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 86 / Friday, May 2, 2008 / Notices Annual number of responses Sections Section titles 411.140(d)(3), 411.150(b)(3), 411.325(a) EN submission of Individual Work Plans for Non-State EN Tickets to PM. State VR Agency Ticket Assignments/ Reassignments. Electronic Data Sharing for State VR Agency’s Tickets Under Cost Reimbursement. Ticket Holder or Service Provider Request for Ticket Unassignments. Notifying Program Manager of State VR Case Closures. Tracking Progress—Ticket Holder’s Request to Place Ticket in Inactive Status. Tracking Progress—Request for Ticket Holder Certification of Work and Educational Progress (Individuals). Tracking Progress—Request for Certification of Work and Educational Progress (State ENs). Ticket Holder Request to Reenter TicketUse Status after Not Making Timely Progress. Selecting a Payment Plan—ENs & State VRs functioning as ENs. EN Reporting Referral Agreement Activity Requesting EN Payments on Milestones and Outcomes. EN Periodic Outcomes Reporting ............ EN and State VR Request for Dispute Resolutions. SSA–1365: 411.140(d)(3), 411.385(a) 411.390. 411.170(b), 411.385(a), 411.390 .............. 411.145, 411.325 ...................................... 411.535(a)(1) (iii) ...................................... 411.192(b)&(c) .......................................... 411.200(b): SSA–1375; Paper Version (Beneficiaries). 411.200(b): SSA–1375; Internet Version (State ENs). 411.210(b) ................................................. 411.365, 411.505, 411.515 ....................... 411.325(d), 411.415 ................................. 411.575 ..................................................... 411.325(f) .................................................. 411.435, 411.615, 411.625 ....................... Totals ................................................. ................................................................... 2. Youth Transition Process Demonstration Evaluation Data Collection—0960–0687 Background The purpose of the Youth Transition Demonstration (YTD) project is to help young people with disabilities make the transition from school to work. While participating in the project, youth can continue to work and/or continue their education because SSA waives certain disability program rules and offers services to youth who are receiving disability benefits or have a high probability of receiving them. We will fully implement YTD projects in 10 sites across the country. The evaluation will 240 15,932 25,174 1 3 1,259 35,584 1 5 2,965 2,532 1 15 633 8,505 1 5 709 1,000 1 30 500 13,500 1 15 3,375 13,500 1 8 1,800 3,145 1 30 1,573 118 1 30 59 48 12,420 1 1 480 60 384 12,420 2,470 2 1 1 120 120 4,940 4 121,981 ........................ ................ 46,553 produce empirical evidence on the effects of the waivers and project services including educational attainment, employment, earnings, and receipt of benefits by youth with disabilities but also on the Social Security Trust Fund and federal income tax revenues. This type of project is authorized by Sections 1110 and 234 of the Social Security Act. Project Description Given the importance of estimating YTD effects as accurately as possible, we will evaluate the project using rigorous analytic methods based on randomly assigning youth to a treatment Number of respondents 2008 ..................................................... Baseline ............................................... Informed Consent ................................ 12 month follow-up .............................. In-depth interviews .............................. Focus groups ....................................... Program staff/service provider ............ Total 2008 .................................... .............................................................. ........................ or control group. We will conduct several data collections. These include (1) baseline interviews with youth and their parents or guardians prior to random assignment; (2) followup interviews at 12 and 36 months after random assignment; (3) interviews and/or roundtable discussions with local program administrators, program supervisors, and service delivery staff; and (4) focus groups of youths, their parents, and service providers. The respondents are youths with disabilities enrolled in the project; their parents or guardians; program staff; and service providers. Type of Request: Revision of an existing OMB Clearance. Average burden per response (hours) Total response burden (hours) 1 1 1 1 1 1 0.55 .083 0.83 .42 1.5 1 1,392 210 1,247 50 90 32 ........................ .................. 3,021 Responses per respondent 2,531 2,531 1,502 120 60 32 17:17 May 01, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated annual burden (hours) 1 Collection VerDate Aug<31>2005 Average burden of response (minutes) 3,983 Data collection year mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Frequency of response E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1 24342 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 86 / Friday, May 2, 2008 / Notices Dated: April 28, 2008. Elizabeth A. Davidson, Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. E8–9700 Filed 5–1–08; 8:45 am] SYSTEM LOCATION: Department of State, Overseas Citizens Services, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20037 and overseas at U.S. embassies, U.S. consulates general and consulates. (A list of overseas posts is available from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Room 4800, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520–4818.) BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6209] CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Overseas Citizens Services Records ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Department of State proposes to amend the Overseas Citizens Services Records pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 522a(r)), and Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A–130, Appendix I. The Department’s report was filed with the Office of Management and Budget on 17 April 2007. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: It is proposed that the existing system will retain the name ‘‘Overseas Citizens Services Records.’’ It is also proposed that the altered system description will include revisions and/or additions to the Bureau of Consular Affairs responsibility to provide assistance to U.S. citizens overseas and reflect the Department’s new role as designated Central Authority under the Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption Convention and its implementing legislation, the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000. Any persons interested in commenting on this amendment of the Overseas Citizens Services Records may do so by submitting comments in writing to Margaret P. Grafeld, Director, Office of Information Programs and Services, A/ISS/IPS, U.S. Department of State, SA–2, Washington, DC 20522– 8001. This amendment to the Overseas Citizens Services Records will be effective 40 days from the date of publication, unless comments are received that result in a contrary determination. The amendment will read as follows. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Dated: April 15, 2008. Rajkumar Chellaraj, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Administration, Department of State. STATE–05 SYSTEM NAME: Overseas Citizens Services Records. SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: Unclassified and Classified. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:17 May 01, 2008 Jkt 214001 Individuals assisted by the Office of Overseas Citizens Services or by consular officers overseas, including persons, generally U.S. citizens, who: (a) Seek to establish claims to U.S. citizenship or inquire concerning possible loss of U.S. citizenship; (b) Apply for U.S. passports here and abroad or Consular Reports of Birth or Death Abroad; (c) Register as U.S. citizens living or traveling abroad; (d) Seek to be and/or are evacuated to the United States or a third country as a result of a civil disorder, natural disaster or similar emergency in an overseas locale; (e) Initiate requests relating to another U.S. citizen’s welfare and whereabouts or are themselves the subjects of such requests; (f) Seek to receive and/or receive financial assistance or are repatriated; (g) Seek to receive and/or receive emergency medical assistance; (h) Are detained or arrested overseas; (i) Seek to receive and/or receive notarial or authentication services or judicial assistance; (j) Die overseas or are involved in the disposition of a decedent’s personal estate; (k) Have or assert an interest in property (real or personal) abroad; (l) Are living overseas and claim or receive federal benefits; (m) Have sought or received benefits by virtue of having been held hostage overseas or by virtue of their relationship with a person held hostage overseas; (n) Vote in U.S. federal and/or state elections while overseas; (o) Register with the U.S. Selective Service System while living overseas; (p) Are American Seamen inquiring about seamen consular services; (q) Are involved in an international child custody dispute, possible child abuse case, or child support enforcement proceeding; (r) Seek to adopt and/or adopt a child from a foreign country; (s) Participate in the intercountry adoption process; (t) Are children who are eligible for intercountry adoption and/or are PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 adopted, and either immigrate to or emigrate from the United States, whether or not such adoption is covered by the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, Treaty Doc. 105–51, signed May 29, 1993 (Hague Intercountry Adoption Convention) and its implementing legislation (Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000 (IAA), (42 U.S.C. 14901 et seq.)) and regulations; (u) Seek to provide, have provided, and/or do provide intercountry adoption services, in connection with an adoption case whether or not such case is covered by the Hague Intercountry Adoption Convention and the IAA; (v) Contribute to, or are a subject of, a complaint in the Complaint Registry created pursuant to 22 CFR 96.68 et seq.; (w) Seek to receive and/or receive information or assistance regarding an alleged or possible international child abduction; (x) Are or may be a victim of a crime abroad; (y) Seek to receive and/or receive information or assistance regarding travel abroad; (z) Seek to take and/or take temporary refugee abroad; (aa) Seek assistance from embassies or consulates overseas or from Overseas Citizens Services. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: (a) 8 U.S.C. 1104 (Powers and Duties of the Secretary of State); (b) 22 U.S.C. 3904 (Functions of the Foreign Service, including protection of U.S. citizens in foreign countries under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations and assistance to other agencies); (c) 22 U.S.C. 1731 (Protection of naturalized U.S. citizens in foreign countries); (d) 22 U.S.C. 211a, 212, 213, 217a, 218 (Passport application and issuance); (e) 22 U.S.C. 2705 (Preparation of Consular Reports of Birth Abroad); (f) 8 U.S.C. 1501 (Adjudication of possible loss of nationality); (g) 22 U.S.C. 2671(b)(2)(B) (Repatriation loan for destitute U.S. citizens abroad); (h) 22 U.S.C. 2670(j) (Provision of emergency medical, dietary and other assistance); (i) 22 U.S.C. 2151n–1 (Assistance to arrested citizens) (Repealed, but applicable to past records); (j) 42 U.S.C. 1973ff–1973ff–6 (Overseas absentee voting); (k) 42 U.S.C. 402 (Social Security benefits payments); E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 86 (Friday, May 2, 2008)]
[Notices]
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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed 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. 
This notice includes new 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 how to minimize the 
burden on respondents, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. Mail, e-mail, or 
fax your comments and recommendations on the information collection(s) 
to the SSA Reports Clearance Officer to the addresses or fax numbers 
listed below.
    (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 are pending at SSA. SSA 
will submit them to OMB within 60 days from the date of this notice. 
Therefore, submit your comments 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.

1. Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program--20 CFR 411--0960-0644

    The Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program allows individuals 
with disabilities who are receiving Social Security Disability 
Insurance benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments to 
work toward decreased dependence on government cash benefits programs 
without jeopardizing their benefits during the transition period to 
employment. Disability payment recipients choose a service provider who 
will guide them in obtaining, regaining, and maintaining self-
supporting employment. 20 CFR 411.140-.730 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations discusses the regulations governing this program. We show 
the multiple categories of information collection requirements in these 
regulations in the chart below. The respondents are individuals 
entitled to Social Security benefits based on disability or individuals 
receiving SSI; program managers (PMs); employee network (EN) 
contractors; and State vocational rehabilitation agencies (SVRA).
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.
    Number of Respondents: 121,981.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden: 46,553 hours.

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                                                                                             Average
                                                                                            burden of  Estimated
              Sections                   Section titles     Annual  number   Frequency of    response    annual
                                                             of  responses     response                  burden
                                                                                            (minutes)   (hours)
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411.140(d)(3), 411.150(b)(3),        EN submission of                3,983               1        240     15,932
 411.325(a).                          Individual Work
                                      Plans for Non-State
                                      EN Tickets to PM.
SSA-1365: 411.140(d)(3), 411.385(a)  State VR Agency                25,174               1          3      1,259
 411.390.                             Ticket Assignments/
                                      Reassignments.
411.170(b), 411.385(a), 411.390....  Electronic Data                35,584               1          5      2,965
                                      Sharing for State VR
                                      Agency's Tickets
                                      Under Cost
                                      Reimbursement.
411.145, 411.325...................  Ticket Holder or                2,532               1         15        633
                                      Service Provider
                                      Request for Ticket
                                      Unassignments.
411.535(a)(1) (iii)................  Notifying Program               8,505               1          5        709
                                      Manager of State VR
                                      Case Closures.
411.192(b)&(c).....................  Tracking Progress--             1,000               1         30        500
                                      Ticket Holder's
                                      Request to Place
                                      Ticket in Inactive
                                      Status.
411.200(b): SSA-1375; Paper Version  Tracking Progress--            13,500               1         15      3,375
 (Beneficiaries).                     Request for Ticket
                                      Holder Certification
                                      of Work and
                                      Educational Progress
                                      (Individuals).
411.200(b): SSA-1375; Internet       Tracking Progress--            13,500               1          8      1,800
 Version (State ENs).                 Request for
                                      Certification of
                                      Work and Educational
                                      Progress (State ENs).
411.210(b).........................  Ticket Holder Request           3,145               1         30      1,573
                                      to Reenter Ticket-
                                      Use Status after Not
                                      Making Timely
                                      Progress.
411.365, 411.505, 411.515..........  Selecting a Payment               118               1         30         59
                                      Plan--ENs & State
                                      VRs functioning as
                                      ENs.
411.325(d), 411.415................  EN Reporting Referral              48               1        480        384
                                      Agreement Activity.
411.575............................  Requesting EN                  12,420               1         60     12,420
                                      Payments on
                                      Milestones and
                                      Outcomes.
411.325(f).........................  EN Periodic Outcomes            2,470               1        120      4,940
                                      Reporting.
411.435, 411.615, 411.625..........  EN and State VR                     2               1        120          4
                                      Request for Dispute
                                      Resolutions.
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    Totals.........................  .....................         121,981  ..............  .........     46,553
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2. Youth Transition Process Demonstration Evaluation Data Collection--
0960-0687

Background

    The purpose of the Youth Transition Demonstration (YTD) project is 
to help young people with disabilities make the transition from school 
to work. While participating in the project, youth can continue to work 
and/or continue their education because SSA waives certain disability 
program rules and offers services to youth who are receiving disability 
benefits or have a high probability of receiving them. We will fully 
implement YTD projects in 10 sites across the country. The evaluation 
will produce empirical evidence on the effects of the waivers and 
project services including educational attainment, employment, 
earnings, and receipt of benefits by youth with disabilities but also 
on the Social Security Trust Fund and federal income tax revenues. This 
type of project is authorized by Sections 1110 and 234 of the Social 
Security Act.

Project Description

    Given the importance of estimating YTD effects as accurately as 
possible, we will evaluate the project using rigorous analytic methods 
based on randomly assigning youth to a treatment or control group. We 
will conduct several data collections.
    These include (1) baseline interviews with youth and their parents 
or guardians prior to random assignment; (2) followup interviews at 12 
and 36 months after random assignment; (3) interviews and/or roundtable 
discussions with local program administrators, program supervisors, and 
service delivery staff; and (4) focus groups of youths, their parents, 
and service providers. The respondents are youths with disabilities 
enrolled in the project; their parents or guardians; program staff; and 
service providers.
    Type of Request: Revision of an existing OMB Clearance.

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                                                                                        Average
                                                         Number of     Responses per  burden per  Total response
      Data collection year            Collection        respondents     respondent     response   burden (hours)
                                                                                        (hours)
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2008............................  Baseline..........           2,531               1        0.55           1,392
                                  Informed Consent..           2,531               1        .083             210
                                  12 month follow-up           1,502               1        0.83           1,247
                                  In-depth                       120               1         .42              50
                                   interviews.
                                  Focus groups......              60               1         1.5              90
                                  Program staff/                  32               1           1              32
                                   service provider.
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    Total 2008..................  ..................  ..............  ..............  ..........           3,021
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    Dated: April 28, 2008.
Elizabeth A. Davidson,
Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration.
 [FR Doc. E8-9700 Filed 5-1-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4191-02-P