Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request, 4407-4408 [2011-1445]

Download as PDF 4407 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 25, 2011 / Notices For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.8 Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–1433 Filed 1–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request 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 March 28, 2011. Individuals can obtain a copy of the collection instrument by calling the SSA Reports Clearance Officer at 410–965–8783 or by writing to the above e-mail address. Request for Evidence from Doctor or Hospital—20 CFR 404 Subpart I and 20 CFR 416 Subpart P—0960–0722. Sections 223(d)(5) and 1614(a)(3)(H)(i) of the Social Security Act require claimants to furnish medical evidence of their disability when filing a disability claim. SSA uses Forms HA–66 and HA–67 to obtain medical evidence from sources (physicians, hospitals, etc.) who treated or evaluated the claimant. SSA uses the information to determine eligibility for benefits. The respondents are medical sources, doctors, and hospitals that evaluate the claimants. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. estimate; the need for the information; its practical utility; ways to enhance its quality, utility, and clarity; and ways to minimize 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 OMB Desk Officer and SSA Reports Clearance Officer at the following addresses or fax numbers. (OMB) 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 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 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. Number of respondents Collection instrument Frequency of response Number of responses Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated annual burden (hours) HA–66 .................................................................................. Paper Version ...................................................................... HA–66 Electronic Version .................................................... HA–67 Paper Version .......................................................... HA–66 Electronic Version .................................................... 3,060 8,940 3,060 8,940 22 22 22 22 67,320 196,680 67,320 196,680 15 15 15 15 16,830 49,170 16,830 49,170 Totals ............................................................................ 24,000 ........................ 528,000 ........................ 132,000 II. SSA has submitted the information collection listed below to OMB for clearance. Your comments on the information collection would be most useful if OMB and SSA receive them within 30 days from the date of this publication. To be sure we consider your comments, we must receive them no later than February 24, 2011. You can obtain a copy of the OMB clearance package by calling the SSA Reports Clearance Officer at 410–965–8783 or by writing to the above e-mail address. Continuing Disability Review Report— 20 CFR 404.1589, 416.989—0960–0072. SSA conducts periodic reviews to determine whether claimants continue to be disabled according to the Social Security Act and eligible for Title II or Title XVI payments. We obtain information, using SSA–454, on sources of medical treatment, participation in Number of respondents mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Collection instrument vocational rehabilitation programs, and attempts to work. We also ask individuals’ opinions on whether their conditions have improved. SSA uses the information to make a continuing disability determination. The respondents are Title II and Title XVI disability recipients or their representatives. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Total annual burden (hours) SSA–454–BK (Paper version) ......................................................................... Electronic Disability Collect System (EDCS) 454 ............................................ SSA–454–ICR .................................................................................................. Abbreviated EDCS interview to supplement SSA–454–ICR ........................... 1,500 1,500 541,000 541,000 1 1 1 ........................ 60 59 30 25 1,500 1,475 270,500 225,417 Totals ........................................................................................................ 1,085,000 ........................ ........................ 498,892 8 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:39 Jan 24, 2011 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1 4408 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 25, 2011 / Notices Dated: January 19, 2011. Faye Lipsky, Reports Clearance Officer, Center for Reports Clearance, Social Security Administration. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Registration for the Foreign Service Officer Test. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0008. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Human Resources, HR/REE/BEX. • Form Number: DS–1998E. • Respondents: Registrants for the Foreign Service Officer Test. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 30,000. • Average Hours per Response: 2 hours. • Total Estimated Burden: 60,000. • Frequency: Thrice annually. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from January 25, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: E-mail: RosenberrySA@state.gov. Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Sara Rosenberry, HR/REE/ BEX, SA–44, 301 4th St., SW., Room 324, Washington, DC 20547. Fax: (202) 923–6472. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara Rosenberry, Director, HR/REE/BEX, SA– 44, 301 4th St., SW., Room 324, Washington, DC 20547, tel: (202) 203– 5117. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper performance of our functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. ACTION: Abstract of Proposed Collection The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. Individuals registering for the Foreign Service Officer Test will complete a Registration Form that consists of an application form that includes information about their name, age, [FR Doc. 2011–1445 Filed 1–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA–2011–0009] Service Contract Inventory and Corresponding Point of Contact Information Per Section 703 of Division C of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Act Social Security Administration. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: We are providing the Web site address (URL) for the Service Contract Inventory and the corresponding point of contact information per Section 743 of Division C of the FY 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Act, Public Law 111–117. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis Wilhite, Director, Office of Budget Execution and Automation, Office of Budget, Social Security Administration, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401. Phone (410) 966–6988, e-mail Dennis.Wilhite@ssa.gov. SUMMARY: Section 743 of Division C of the FY 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Act, Public Law 111–117 requires executive agencies to prepare an annual inventory of their service contracts and make them available to the public. Our Web address (URL) for the service contract inventory is http://www.socialsecurity.gov/sci. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 18, 2011. Michael G. Gallagher, Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance and Management. [FR Doc. 2011–1378 Filed 1–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7307] mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS–1998E, Foreign Service Officer Test Registration Form Department of State. Notice of Request for public comments. SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:40 Jan 24, 2011 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Social Security Number, contact information, sex, race, national origin, disability, education and work history, and military experience. The information will be used to prepare and issue admission to the Foreign Service Officer Test, to provide data useful for improving future tests, and to conduct research studies based on the test results. Methodology Responses are submitted electronically. Dated: January 13, 2011. Ruben Torres, Executive Director, HR/EX, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–1487 Filed 1–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–15–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary [Docket No. FHWA–2010–0154] Notice of Funding Availability for Applications for Credit Assistance Under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Program Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Maritime Administration (MARAD), Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of funding availability. AGENCY: The DOT’s TIFIA Joint Program Office (JPO) announces the availability of funding to support new applications for credit assistance. Under TIFIA, the DOT provides secured (direct) loans, lines of credit, and loan guarantees to public and private applicants for eligible surface transportation projects of regional or national significance. Projects must meet statutorily specified criteria to be selected for credit assistance. Because demand for the TIFIA program can exceed budgetary resources, the DOT is utilizing periodic fixed-date solicitations that will establish a competitive group of projects to be evaluated against the program objectives. This notice outlines the process that applicants must follow. This notice supersedes the notice published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2011, at 76 FR 3190. DATES: For consideration, Letters of Interest must be submitted electronically via e-mail by 4:30 p.m. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 16 (Tuesday, January 25, 2011)]
[Notices]
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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 requiring clearance by the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) in compliance with Public Law 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 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 
OMB Desk Officer and SSA Reports Clearance Officer at the following 
addresses or fax numbers.

(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.
    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 
March 28, 2011. Individuals can obtain a copy of the collection 
instrument by calling the SSA Reports Clearance Officer at 410-965-8783 
or by writing to the above e-mail address.
    Request for Evidence from Doctor or Hospital--20 CFR 404 Subpart I 
and 20 CFR 416 Subpart P--0960-0722. Sections 223(d)(5) and 
1614(a)(3)(H)(i) of the Social Security Act require claimants to 
furnish medical evidence of their disability when filing a disability 
claim. SSA uses Forms HA-66 and HA-67 to obtain medical evidence from 
sources (physicians, hospitals, etc.) who treated or evaluated the 
claimant. SSA uses the information to determine eligibility for 
benefits. The respondents are medical sources, doctors, and hospitals 
that evaluate the claimants.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                  Average burden     Estimated
      Collection instrument          Number of     Frequency of      Number of     per response    annual burden
                                    respondents      response        responses       (minutes)        (hours)
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HA-66...........................           3,060              22          67,320              15          16,830
Paper Version...................
HA-66 Electronic Version........           8,940              22         196,680              15          49,170
HA-67 Paper Version.............           3,060              22          67,320              15          16,830
HA-66 Electronic Version........           8,940              22         196,680              15          49,170
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    Totals......................          24,000  ..............         528,000  ..............         132,000
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    II. SSA has submitted the information collection listed below to 
OMB for clearance. Your comments on the information collection would be 
most useful if OMB and SSA receive them within 30 days from the date of 
this publication. To be sure we consider your comments, we must receive 
them no later than February 24, 2011. You can obtain a copy of the OMB 
clearance package by calling the SSA Reports Clearance Officer at 410-
965-8783 or by writing to the above e-mail address.
    Continuing Disability Review Report--20 CFR 404.1589, 416.989--
0960-0072. SSA conducts periodic reviews to determine whether claimants 
continue to be disabled according to the Social Security Act and 
eligible for Title II or Title XVI payments. We obtain information, 
using SSA-454, on sources of medical treatment, participation in 
vocational rehabilitation programs, and attempts to work. We also ask 
individuals' opinions on whether their conditions have improved. SSA 
uses the information to make a continuing disability determination. The 
respondents are Title II and Title XVI disability recipients or their 
representatives.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                  Average burden   Total annual
              Collection instrument                  Number of     Frequency of    per response       burden
                                                    respondents      response        (minutes)        (hours)
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SSA-454-BK (Paper version)......................           1,500               1              60           1,500
Electronic Disability Collect System (EDCS) 454.           1,500               1              59           1,475
SSA-454-ICR.....................................         541,000               1              30         270,500
Abbreviated EDCS interview to supplement SSA-454-        541,000  ..............              25         225,417
 ICR............................................
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    Totals......................................       1,085,000  ..............  ..............         498,892
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    Dated: January 19, 2011.
Faye Lipsky,
Reports Clearance Officer, Center for Reports Clearance, Social 
Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-1445 Filed 1-24-11; 8:45 am]
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