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For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.11 Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–27466 Filed 11–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P 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 revisions to 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. Mail, email, or fax your comments and recommendations on the information collection(s) to the OMB Desk Officer and the SSA Director for Reports Clearance to the addresses or fax numbers shown below. (OMB) Office of Management and Budget, Attn: Desk Officer for SSA, Fax: 202–395– 6974, E-mail address: OIRA_Submission@omb.oep.gov. (SSA) Social Security Administration, DCBFM, Attn: Director, Center for Reports Clearance, 1333 Annex Building, 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21235, Fax: 410–965– 0454, E-mail address: OPLM.RCO@ ssa.gov. The information collections below are pending at SSA. SSA will submit them to OMB within 60 days from the date of this notice. To be sure we consider your comments, we must receive them no later than January 19, 2010. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection instruments by calling the SSA Director for Reports Clearance at 410–965–0454 or by writing to the above e-mail address. 1. Integrated Registration Services (IRES) System—20 CFR 401.45—0960– 0626. The IRES system verifies the identity of individuals, businesses, organizations, entities, and government agencies that use SSA’s eService Internet and telephone applications to request and exchange business data with SSA. Requestors provide SSArequired information to establish their identities. Once SSA verifies identity, IRES will issue the requestor a user identification number (User ID) and a password to conduct business with SSA. 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. In this Information Collection Request (ICR), we are making revisions to IRES for certain applications. Type of Request: Revision to an OMBapproved information collection. Average burden per response (minutes) Number of respondents Respondent types Estimated annual burden (hours) 268,000 ,300,000 88,000 120,794 5 2 11 11 22,333 43,333 16,133 22,146 Total ...................................................................................................................................... mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Appointed Representatives Registering via Internet ................................................................... All Other Business Services Online (BSO) Respondents Registering via Internet .................... Appointed Representatives Registering via CSA Intranet .......................................................... All Other BSO Respondents Registering via CSA Intranet ........................................................ 1,776,794 ........................ 103,945 2. Request for Business Entity Taxpayer Information—0960–0731. SSA will use the information collected via an Internet application to register law firms or other business entities that wish to 11 17 serve as appointed representatives and receive direct payment of fees from SSA for representing claimants before SSA. These entities will also be able to designate individuals as entity administrators, who they authorize to perform certain duties on behalf of the entities (such as providing bank account information, maintaining entity information, and updating individual CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:50 Nov 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00223 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1 59336 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 17, 2009 / Notices affiliations). In addition, SSA will use the information to meet any requirement to issue a Form 1099–MISC to law firms or other business entities pursuant to sections 6041 and 6045(f) of the Internal Revenue Code. The respondents are law firms or other business entities that wish to serve as appointed representatives and receive direct payment of fees. Type of Request: Revision to an OMBapproved information collection. Number of Respondents: 8,000. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Burden Per Response: 20 minutes. to do business with us; (2) allows them access to our records for the claimants they represent; (3) facilitates direct payment of authorized fees to appointed representatives; and (4) collects information needed to meet Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requirements to issue specific IRS forms, if we pay these representatives in excess of a specific amount. This ICR is for changes we will implement to the collection in 2010. The respondents are appointed claimant representatives. Type of Request: Revision to an OMBapproved information collection. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,667 hours. 3. Appointed Representative Services—0960–0732. SSA uses Form SSA–1699 to register: • Individuals appointed as representatives; • Individuals who will perform advocacy services on behalf of an appointed representative; • Individuals who will act on behalf of an appointed representative and want access to our electronic services; and • Individuals who will serve as administrators for an entity appointed as a representative. By registering these individuals, SSA: (1) Authenticates and authorizes them Number of respondents Modality of completion Average burden per response (minutes) Frequency of response Estimated annual burden (hours) SSA–1699 (paper form) ................................................................................... Internet-based SSA–1699 ............................................................................... 52,800 13,200 1 1 30 22 26,400 4,840 Totals ........................................................................................................ 66,000 ........................ ........................ 31,240 Dated: November 10, 2009, Elizabeth A. Davidson, Director, Center for Reports Clearance Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. E9–27509 Filed 11–16–09; 8:45 am] (OMB) Office of Management and Budget, Attn: Desk Officer for SSA, Fax: 202– 395–6974, E-mail address: OIRA_Submion@omb.eop.gov. BILLING CODE 4191–02–P (SSA) Social Security Administration, DCBFM, Attn: Director, Center for Reports Clearance, 1333 Annex Building, 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21235, Fax: 410–965– 0454, E-mail address: OPLM.RCO@ssa.gov. I. The information collection below is pending at SSA. SSA will submit it to OMB within 60 days from the date of this notice. To be sure we consider your comments, we must receive them no later than January 19, 2010. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection instrument by calling the SSA Director for Reports Clearance at 410–965–0454 or by writing to the above email address. 1. Important Information about Your Appeal, Waiver Rights and Repayment Options—20 CFR 404.502–521–0960– NEW. SSA uses Form SSA–3105 in an overpayment situation to explain the claimant’s rights to reconsideration, waiver, or a different repayment rate. Claimants use Form SSA–3105 to inform SSA they do not agree with SSA’s initial overpayment determination, they are unable to repay the overpayment, or to request a waiver for repayment to SSA. The respondents are individuals who are overpaid claimants who are requesting a waiver of recovery for the overpayment, SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and 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. This notice includes revisions and extensions 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. Mail, email, or fax your comments and recommendations on the information collection(s) to the OMB Desk Officer and the SSA Director for Reports Clearance to the addresses or fax numbers shown below. VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:50 Nov 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00224 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 reconsideration of the fact of the overpayment, or a lesser rate of withholding of the overpayment. Type of Request: New information collection. Number of Respondents: 800,000. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Annual Burden: 200,000 hours. 2. Notification of a Social Security Number (SSN) to an Employer for Wage Reporting—20 CFR 422.103–0960– NEW. Individuals applying for employment must provide an SSN or indicate they have applied for one. The information SSA collects on Form SSA– 112 allows SSA to send, at the individual’s request, the individual’s SSN to his or her employer. Mailing this information to the employer ensures the employer has the correct SSN for the individual, allows SSA to receive correct earnings information for wage reporting purposes for the individual, and reduces the delay between the initial SSN assignment and delivery of the SSN information to the employer. The respondents are individuals who are applying for an initial SSN and request to have the information mailed to their employer. Type of Request: New information collection. Number of Respondents: 375,000. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Burden per Response: 2 minutes. E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 220 (Tuesday, November 17, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59335-59336]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-27509]


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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 revisions to 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. Mail, email, or 
fax your comments and recommendations on the information collection(s) 
to the OMB Desk Officer and the SSA Director for Reports Clearance to 
the addresses or fax numbers shown below.

(OMB)

Office of Management and Budget, Attn: Desk Officer for SSA, Fax: 202-
395-6974, E-mail address: OIRA_Submission@omb.oep.gov.

(SSA)

Social Security Administration, DCBFM, Attn: Director, Center for 
Reports Clearance, 1333 Annex Building, 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, 
MD 21235, Fax: 410-965-0454, E-mail address: OPLM.RCO@ssa.gov.
    The information collections below are pending at SSA. SSA will 
submit them to OMB within 60 days from the date of this notice. To be 
sure we consider your comments, we must receive them no later than 
January 19, 2010. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection 
instruments by calling the SSA Director for Reports Clearance at 410-
965-0454 or by writing to the above e-mail address.
    1. Integrated Registration Services (IRES) System--20 CFR 401.45--
0960-0626. The IRES system verifies the identity of individuals, 
businesses, organizations, entities, and government agencies that use 
SSA's eService Internet and telephone applications to request and 
exchange business data with SSA. Requestors provide SSA-required 
information to establish their identities. Once SSA verifies identity, 
IRES will issue the requestor a user identification number (User ID) 
and a password to conduct business with SSA. 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. In this Information 
Collection Request (ICR), we are making revisions to IRES for certain 
applications.
    Type of Request: Revision to an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                  Average burden     Estimated
                        Respondent types                             Number of     per response    annual burden
                                                                    respondents      (minutes)        (hours)
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Appointed Representatives Registering via Internet..............         268,000               5          22,333
All Other Business Services Online (BSO) Respondents Registering        ,300,000               2          43,333
 via Internet...................................................
Appointed Representatives Registering via CSA Intranet..........          88,000              11          16,133
All Other BSO Respondents Registering via CSA Intranet..........         120,794              11          22,146
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    Total.......................................................       1,776,794  ..............         103,945
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    2. Request for Business Entity Taxpayer Information--0960-0731. SSA 
will use the information collected via an Internet application to 
register law firms or other business entities that wish to serve as 
appointed representatives and receive direct payment of fees from SSA 
for representing claimants before SSA. These entities will also be able 
to designate individuals as entity administrators, who they authorize 
to perform certain duties on behalf of the entities (such as providing 
bank account information, maintaining entity information, and updating 
individual

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affiliations). In addition, SSA will use the information to meet any 
requirement to issue a Form 1099-MISC to law firms or other business 
entities pursuant to sections 6041 and 6045(f) of the Internal Revenue 
Code. The respondents are law firms or other business entities that 
wish to serve as appointed representatives and receive direct payment 
of fees.
    Type of Request: Revision to an OMB-approved information 
collection.
    Number of Respondents: 8,000.
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Burden Per Response: 20 minutes.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2,667 hours.
    3. Appointed Representative Services--0960-0732. SSA uses Form SSA-
1699 to register:
     Individuals appointed as representatives;
     Individuals who will perform advocacy services on behalf 
of an appointed representative;
     Individuals who will act on behalf of an appointed 
representative and want access to our electronic services; and
     Individuals who will serve as administrators for an entity 
appointed as a representative.
    By registering these individuals, SSA: (1) Authenticates and 
authorizes them to do business with us; (2) allows them access to our 
records for the claimants they represent; (3) facilitates direct 
payment of authorized fees to appointed representatives; and (4) 
collects information needed to meet Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 
requirements to issue specific IRS forms, if we pay these 
representatives in excess of a specific amount.
    This ICR is for changes we will implement to the collection in 
2010. The respondents are appointed claimant representatives.
    Type of Request: Revision to an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                  Average burden     Estimated
             Modality of completion                  Number of     Frequency of    per response    annual burden
                                                    respondents      response        (minutes)        (hours)
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SSA-1699 (paper form)...........................          52,800               1              30          26,400
Internet-based SSA-1699.........................          13,200               1              22           4,840
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    Totals......................................          66,000  ..............  ..............          31,240
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    Dated: November 10, 2009,
Elizabeth A. Davidson,
Director, Center for Reports Clearance Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. E9-27509 Filed 11-16-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4191-02-P