Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, 31530-31531 [E8-12113]

Download as PDF 31530 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 106 / Monday, June 2, 2008 / Notices without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–Phlx–2008–37 and should be submitted on or before June 23, 2008. of the Act 7 in general, and furthers the objectives of section 6(b)(5) of the Act 8 in particular, in that it is designed to promote just and equitable principles of trade, to remove impediments to and perfect the mechanism of a free and open market and a national market system, and, in general to protect investors and the public interest, by reducing any potential confusion in the Phlx Options Rules by correlating the definition of Exchange-Traded Fund Share in Phlx Rule 1000(b)(42) with Phlx Rule 1009, Commentary .06. are deemed appropriate for options trading on Phlx. At any time within 60 days of the filing of the proposed rule change, the Commission may summarily abrogate such rule change if it appears to the Commission that such action is necessary or appropriate in the public interest, for the protection of investors, or otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. Therefore, the Commission designates the proposal as operative upon filing.12 B. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Burden on Competition The Exchange does not believe that the proposed rule change will impose any burden on competition that is not necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: C. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Comments on the Proposed Rule Change Received From Members, Participants, or Others No written comments were either solicited or received. The Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes a list of information • Use the Commission’s Internet collection packages that will require comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ clearance by the Office of Management rules/sro.shtml); or and Budget (OMB) in compliance with • Send an e-mail to rulePublic Law (Pub. L.) 104–13, the comments@sec.gov. Please include File Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Number SR–Phlx–2008–37 on the effective October 1, 1995. The subject line. information collection package in this notice is for a revision to an OMBPaper Comments approved information collection. • Send paper comments in triplicate SSA is soliciting comments on the to Secretary, Securities and Exchange accuracy of the Agency’s burden Commission, 100 F Street, NE., estimate; the need for the information; Washington, DC 20549–1090. its practical utility; ways to enhance its All submissions should refer to File quality, utility and clarity; and how to Number SR–Phlx–2008–37. This file minimize the burden on respondents, number should be included on the including the use of automated subject line if e-mail is used. To help the collection techniques or other forms of Commission process and review your information technology. Submit written comments more efficiently, please use comments and recommendations on the only one method. The Commission will information collection to the SSA post all comments on the Commission’s Reports Clearance Officer. Mail, fax or Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ email the information to the address and rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the fax number listed below: submission, all subsequent (OMB) Office of Management and amendments, all written statements Budget, Attn: Desk Officer for SSA, with respect to the proposed rule Fax: 202–395–6974, E-mail address: change that are filed with the OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Commission, and all written (SSA) Social Security Administration, communications relating to the DCBFM, Attn: Reports Clearance proposed rule change between the Officer, 1333 Annex Building, 6401 Commission and any person, other than Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21235, those that may be withheld from the Fax: 410–965–6400, E-mail address: public in accordance with the OPLM.RCO@ssa.gov. provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be We are submitting the information available for inspection and copying in collection below to OMB for clearance. the Commission’s Public Reference Your comments on the information Room. Copies of such filing also will be collection will be most useful if you available for inspection and copying at send them to OMB and SSA within 30 the principal office of the Exchange. All days from the date of this publication. comments received will be posted You can obtain a copy of the OMB clearance package by calling the SSA 12 For purposes only of waiving the 30-day operative delay, the Commission has considered the Reports Clearance Officer at 410–965– U.S.C. 78f(b). U.S.C. 78f(b)(5). 9 In addition, Rule 19b–4(f)(6)(iii) requires a selfregulatory organization to give the Commission written notice of its intent to file a proposed rule change, along with a brief description and text of the proposed rule change, at least five business days prior to the date of filing of the proposed rule change, or such shorter time as designated by the Commission. The Exchange has fulfilled this requirement. 10 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A). 11 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(6)(iii). jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 8 15 VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:21 May 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 BILLING CODE 8010–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request Electronic Comments III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action Because the proposed rule change does not: (i) Significantly affect the protection of investors or the public interest; (ii) impose any significant burden on competition; and (iii) become operative for 30 days from the date on which it was filed (or such shorter time as the Commission may designate),9 the proposed rule change has become effective pursuant to section 19(b)(3)(A) of the Act 10 and Rule 19b–4(f)(6) thereunder.11 The Exchange has requested that the Commission waive the 30-day operative delay and designate the proposed rule change as operative upon filing. The Commission believes that waiving the 30-day operative delay is consistent with the protection of investors and the public interest because this proposal is solely intended to correlate the definition of Exchange-Traded Fund Share in the Phlx Options Rules and is not intended to change which securities 7 15 IV. Solicitation of Comments For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.13 Florence E. Harmon, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–12206 Filed 5–30–08; 8:45 am] proposed rule’s impact on efficiency, competition, and capital formation. See 15 U.S.C. 78c(f). PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13 17 E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). 02JNN1 31531 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 106 / Monday, June 2, 2008 / Notices 0454, or by writing to OPLM.RCO@ssa.gov. Medicare Modernization Act Outreach Mailer—20 CFR 418—0960– NEW. To: (1) Promote awareness of the Medicare Part D subsidy program; and (2) encourage potentially eligible Medicare beneficiaries to complete Form SSA–1020 (OMB No. 0960–0696, the Application for Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs), SSA plans to use a new outreach brochure including a mailer. Pharmacies, doctors’ offices, and medical clinics will display and distribute copies of the brochure incorporating a mailer to encourage eligible Medicare beneficiaries to request and complete Form SSA–1020. The brochure will include an insert beneficiaries complete to request Form SSA–1020 from SSA. SSA will make follow-up phone calls to beneficiaries Number of respondents who use the mailer to request an SSA– 1020 but do not submit it to the Agency. The respondents are Medicare beneficiaries who: (1) Are potentially eligible for Part D subsidy benefits; and (2) request a copy of Form SSA–1020 using the brochure insert. Type of Request: New information collection. Average burden per response (minutes) Frequency of response Estimated annual burden (hours) Mailer insert ..................................................................................... Follow-up phone calls ...................................................................... 75,000 30,000 1 1 1 1 1,250. 500. Totals .................................................................................... 105,000 ............................ ............................ 1,750. Dated: May 27, 2008. Elizabeth A. Davidson, Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. E8–12113 Filed 5–30–08; 8:45 am] Baltimore, MD 21235–6401. All comments received will be available for public inspection at this address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The BILLING CODE 4191–02–P Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance and Management as shown above. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [Docket No. SSA–2008–0013] A. General Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/ Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Match Number 1016) The Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, (Public Law (Pub. L.) 100–503) amended the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) by describing the conditions under which computer matching involving the Federal government could be performed and adding certain protections for individuals applying for and receiving Federal benefits. Section 7201 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101–508) further amended the Privacy Act regarding protections for such individuals. The Privacy Act, as amended, regulates the use of computer matching by Federal agencies when records in a system of records are matched with other Federal, State, or local government records. It requires Federal agencies involved in computer matching programs to: (1) Negotiate written agreements with the other agency or agencies participating in the matching programs; (2) Obtain the approval of the matching agreement by the Data Integrity Boards (DIB) of the participating Federal agencies; (3) Publish notice of the computer matching program in the Federal Register; (4) Furnish detailed reports about matching programs to Congress and OMB; AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA). Notice of the renewal of an existing computer matching program, which is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2008. ACTION: In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as amended, this notice announces the renewal of an existing computer matching program that SSA is currently conducting with the IRS. DATES: IRS will file a report of the subject matching program with the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate; the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House of Representatives, and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The renewal of the matching program will be effective as indicated below. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: Interested parties may comment on this notice by either telefax to (410) 965–0201 or writing to the Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance and Management, 800 Altmeyer Building, 6401 Security Boulevard, ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:27 May 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (5) Notify applicants and beneficiaries that their records are subject to matching; and (6) Verify match findings before reducing, suspending, terminating, or denying an individual’s benefits or payments. B. SSA Computer Matches Subject to the Privacy Act We have taken action to ensure that all of SSA’s computer matching programs comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act, as amended. Dated: May 22, 2008. Mary Glenn-Croft, Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance and Management. Notice of Computer Matching Program, Social Security Administration (SSA) With Internal Revenue Service (IRS) A. Participating Agencies SSA and IRS. B. Purpose of the Matching Program The purpose of this matching program is to establish the conditions, terms, and safeguards under which IRS agrees to disclose to SSA certain return information for use in verifying eligibility for, and/or the correct amount of, benefits provided under Title XVI of the Social Security Act to qualified aged, blind and disabled individuals, and federally administered supplementary payments of the type described in section 1616(a) of such Act (including payments pursuant to an agreement entered into under section 212(a) of Public Law 93–66, 87 Stat. 152). C. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program Section 6103(l)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. 6103(l)(7)) E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 106 (Monday, June 2, 2008)]
[NOTI]
[Pages 31530-31531]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-12113]


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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 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 package in this notice is 
for a revision to an OMB-approved information collection.
    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. Submit written 
comments and recommendations on the information collection to the SSA 
Reports Clearance Officer. Mail, fax or email the information to the 
address and fax number 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.

    We are submitting the information collection below to OMB for 
clearance. Your comments on the information collection will be most 
useful if you send them to OMB and SSA within 30 days from the date of 
this publication. You can obtain a copy of the OMB clearance package by 
calling the SSA Reports Clearance Officer at 410-965-

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0454, or by writing to OPLM.RCO@ssa.gov.
    Medicare Modernization Act Outreach Mailer--20 CFR 418--0960-NEW. 
To: (1) Promote awareness of the Medicare Part D subsidy program; and 
(2) encourage potentially eligible Medicare beneficiaries to complete 
Form SSA-1020 (OMB No. 0960-0696, the Application for Help with 
Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs), SSA plans to use a new outreach 
brochure including a mailer. Pharmacies, doctors' offices, and medical 
clinics will display and distribute copies of the brochure 
incorporating a mailer to encourage eligible Medicare beneficiaries to 
request and complete Form SSA-1020. The brochure will include an insert 
beneficiaries complete to request Form SSA-1020 from SSA. SSA will make 
follow-up phone calls to beneficiaries who use the mailer to request an 
SSA-1020 but do not submit it to the Agency. The respondents are 
Medicare beneficiaries who: (1) Are potentially eligible for Part D 
subsidy benefits; and (2) request a copy of Form SSA-1020 using the 
brochure insert.
    Type of Request: New information collection.

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                                                                               Average burden
                                              Number of       Frequency of      per response    Estimated annual
                                             respondents        response          (minutes)      burden  (hours)
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Mailer insert...........................            75,000                 1                 1            1,250.
Follow-up phone calls...................            30,000                 1                 1              500.
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      Totals............................           105,000  ................  ................            1,750.
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    Dated: May 27, 2008.
Elizabeth A. Davidson,
Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-12113 Filed 5-30-08; 8:45 am]
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