Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request, 45902-45904 [2011-19406]

Download as PDF 45902 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 147 / Monday, August 1, 2011 / Notices operative prior to 30 days from the date on which it was filed, or such shorter time as the Commission may designate, if consistent with the protection of investors and the public interest, provided that the self-regulatory organization has given the Commission written notice of its intent to file 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 proposed rule change has become effective pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A) of the Act 19 and Rule 19b–4(f)(6)(iii) thereunder.20 A proposed rule change filed under Rule 19b–4(f)(6) 21 normally does not become operative prior to 30 days after the date of the filing. However, pursuant to Rule 19b–4(f)(6)(iii),22 the Commission may designate a shorter time if such action is consistent with the protection of investors and the public interest. The Exchange has requested that the Commission waive the 30-day operative delay so that the proposal may become operative immediately upon filing. The Commission believes that waiving the 30-day operative delay is consistent with the protection of investors and the public interest, because increasing position and exercise limits for SPY options would lead to a more liquid and competitive market environment that would benefit customers interested in this product. Additionally, it will enable the Exchange’s position and exercise limits for SPY options to be consistent with those of other exchanges that have already adopted the higher position and exercise limits. Therefore, the Commission designates the proposal operative upon filing.23 At any time within 60 days of the filing of such proposed rule change, the Commission summarily may temporarily suspend 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. 19 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A). CFR 240.19b–4(f)(6). 21 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(6). In addition, Rule 19b– 4(f)(6)(iii) requires that a self-regulatory organization submit to the Commission written notice of its intent to file the proposed rule change, along with a brief description and text of the proposed rule change, at least five business days prior to the filing of the proposed rule change, or such shorter time as designated by the Commission. The Commission notes that the Exchange has satisfied this requirement. 22 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(6)(iii). 23 For purposes only of waiving the 30-day operative delay, the Commission has considered the proposed rule’s impact on efficiency, competition, and capital formation. See 15 U.S.C. 78c(f). srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 20 17 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:45 Jul 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 IV. Solicitation of Comments 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: For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.24 Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–19328 Filed 7–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P Electronic Comments SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rule-comments @sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–NYSEAmex–2011–50 on the subject line. 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 Paper Comments Reduction Act of 1995, effective October • Send paper comments in triplicate 1, 1995. This notice includes revisions to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, and an extension of OMB-approved Securities and Exchange Commission, information collections, and one request 100 F Street, NE., Washington DC for a new information collection. SSA is soliciting comments on the 20549–1090. accuracy of the agency’s burden All submissions should refer to File estimate; the need for the information; Number SR–NYSEAmex–2011–50. This its practical utility; ways to enhance its file number should be included on the quality, utility, and clarity; and ways to subject line if e-mail is used. To help the minimize burden on respondents, Commission process and review your including the use of automated comments more efficiently, please use collection techniques or other forms of only one method. The Commission will information technology. Mail, email, or post all comments on the Commission’s fax your comments and Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ recommendations on the information rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the collection(s) to the OMB Desk Officer submission, all subsequent and SSA Reports Clearance Officer at the following addresses or fax numbers. amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed rule (OMB), Office of Management and change that are filed with the Budget, Attn: Desk Officer for SSA, Fax: 202–395–6974, E-mail address: Commission, and all written OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. communications relating to the (SSA) Social Security Administration, proposed rule change between the DCBFM, Attn: Reports Clearance Commission and any person, other than Officer, 1333 Annex Building, 6401 those that may be withheld from the Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21235, public in accordance with the Fax: 410–965–6400, E-mail address: provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be OPLM.RCO@ssa.gov. available for Web site viewing and I. The information collection below is printing in the Commission’s Public pending at SSA. SSA will submit it to Reference Room, 100 F Street, NE., OMB within 60 days from the date of Washington, DC 20549, on official this notice. To be sure we consider your business days between the hours of 10 comments, we must receive them no a.m. and 3 p.m. Copies of such filing later than September 30, 2011. also will be available for inspection and Individuals can obtain copies of the copying at the principal office of the collection instrument by calling the SSA Exchange. All comments received will Reports Clearance Officer at 410–965– be posted without change; the 8783 or by writing to the above email Commission does not edit personal address. identifying information from Report on Individual with Mental submissions. You should submit only Impairment—20 CFR 404.1513 & information that you wish to make 416.913—0960–0058. SSA uses Form available publicly. All submissions SSA–824 to obtain medical evidence should refer to File No. SR– from medical sources who have treated a Social Security disability claimant for NYSEAmex–2011–50 and should be submitted on or before August 22, 2011. PO 00000 24 17 Frm 00146 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). 01AUN1 45903 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 147 / Monday, August 1, 2011 / Notices a mental impairment. SSA uses the information from this form to establish whether a claimant filing for disability benefits has a mental impairment that meets the statutory definition of disability in accordance with the Social Security Act. The respondents are mental impairment treatment providers. Number of respondents Type of respondents Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information collection. Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Total annual burden (hours) Private Sector .................................................................................................. State Disability Determination Services (State/Local Government) ................ 25,000 25,000 1 1 36 36 15,000 15,000 Totals ........................................................................................................ 50,000 ........................ ........................ 30,000 II. SSA submitted the information collections below to OMB for clearance. Your comments regarding the information collections 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 August 31, 2011. Individuals can obtain copies of the OMB clearance packages by calling the SSA Reports Clearance Officer at 410– 965–8783 or by writing to the above email address. 1. Social Security’s Public Credentialing and Authentication Process—20 CFR 401.45—0960–NEW. Social Security is introducing a stronger citizen authentication process that will enable a new user to experience and access more electronic services. Background Authentication is the foundation for secure, online transactions. Identity authentication is the process of determining with confidence that people are who they claim to be during a remote, automated session. It comprises three distinct factors: something you know, something you have, and something you are. Singlefactor authentication uses one of these factors, and multi-factor authentication uses two or more of these factors. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SSA’s New Authentication Process Social Security’s new process features credential issuance, account management, and single- and multifactor authentication. With this process, we are working toward offering consistent authentication across Social Security’s secured online services, and eventually to Social Security’s automated telephone services. We will allow our users to maintain one User ID, consisting of a self-selected Username and Password, to access multiple Social Security electronic services. This new process: (1) Enables the authentication VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:45 Jul 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 of users of Social Security’s sensitive electronic services; and (2) streamlines access to those services. Social Security is developing a new authentication strategy that will: • Issue a single User Identification (ID) for personal, business, and governmental transactions; • Offer a variety of authentication options to meet the changing needs of the public; • Partner with an external data provider to help us verify the identity of our online customers; • Comply with relevant standards; • Offer access to some of Social Security’s more sensitive workloads online, while providing a high level of confidence in the identity of the person requesting access to these services; • Offer an in-person process for those who are uncomfortable with or unable to use the Internet registration process; and • Balance security with ease of use. New Authentication Process Features SSA’s new process will include the following key components: (1) Registration and identity verification; (2) enhancement of the User ID; and (3) authentication. The registration process is a one-time activity for the respondents. The respondent provides some personal information, and we use this to verify respondent identity. Respondents then select their User ID (Username & Password). Respondents will log in with this User ID each time they access SSA’s online services. SSA will also allow respondents to increase the security of their credential by adding a second authentication factor. Information SSA Will Request As Part of the Process SSA will ask for respondents’ personal information, which may include: • Name • Social Security number (SSN) • Date of Birth PO 00000 Frm 00147 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • • • • • • Address—mailing and residential Telephone number Email address Financial information Cell phone number Responses to an identity quiz (multiple choice format questions keyed to specific data identity thieves will not be able to answer) • Password reset questions This collection of information, or a subset of it, is required for respondents who want to conduct business with Social Security via the Internet or our automated 800 number. We will collect this information via the Internet on SSA’s public-facing website. We also offer an in-person identification verification process for individuals who cannot or are not willing to register online. We do not ask for financial information with the in-person process. In addition, if individuals opt for the enhanced or upgraded account, they will also receive a text message on their cell phones (this serves as the second factor for authentication) each time they log into SSA’s online services. Advantages of the New Authentication Strategy This new authentication strategy will provide a user-friendly way for the public to conduct extended business with Social Security online instead of visiting the local servicing office or requesting information over the phone. Individuals will have real-time access to their sensitive Social Security information in a safe and secured web environment. Burden Information The respondents for this information collection request are individuals who choose to use the Internet or Automated Telephone Response System to conduct business with SSA. Type of Request: Request for a new information collection. E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 45904 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 147 / Monday, August 1, 2011 / Notices Number of respondents Modality of completion Internet Requestors ......................................................................................... In-Person (Intranet) Requestors ...................................................................... 17,900,000 5,800,000 Totals ........................................................................................................ 23,700,000 2. Marriage Certification—20 CFR 404.725—0960–0009. SSA uses Form SSA–3 to determine if a spouse claimant has the necessary relationship to the SSN holder (i.e., the worker) to qualify for the worker’s Title II benefits. The respondents are applicants for spouse’s benefits. This is a correction notice. SSA published this information collection as an extension on May 26, 2011 at 76 FR 30749. Since we are revising the Privacy Act Statement, this is now a revision of an OMB-approved information collection. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Number of Respondents: 180,000. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Burden Per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Annual Burden: 15,000 hours. 3. Statement Regarding Date of Birth and Citizenship—20CFR 404.716— 0960–0016. When individuals apply for Social Security benefits and cannot provide preferred methods of proving age or citizenship, SSA uses Form SSA– 702 to establish these facts. Specifically, SSA uses the SSA–702 to establish age as a factor of entitlement to Social Security benefits, or U.S. citizenship as a payment factor. Respondents are individuals with knowledge about the date of birth or citizenship of applicants filing for one or more Social Security benefits who need to establish age or citizenship. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Number of Respondents: 1,200. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Burden per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Annual Burden: 200. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Frequency of response Dated: July 27, 2011. Faye Lipsky, Reports Clearance Officer, Center for Reports Clearance, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–19406 Filed 7–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:45 Jul 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2011–0178] Pipeline Safety: Information Collection Activities Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, PHMSA invites comments on certain information collections pertaining to pipeline safety for which PHMSA intends to request renewal from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 30, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted in the following ways: E-Gov Web Site: http:// www.regulations.gov. This site allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any agency. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery: Room W12–140 on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: Identify the docket number, PHMSA–2011–0178, at the beginning of your comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. You should know that anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00148 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 1 Average burden per response (minutes) 8 8 Total annual burden hours (hours) 2,386,667 773,333 3,160,000 Therefore, you may want to review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477) or visit http://www.regulations.gov before submitting any such comments. Docket: For access to the docket or to read background documents or comments, go to http:// www.regulations.gov at any time or to Room W12–140 on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you wish to receive confirmation of receipt of your written comments, please include a self-addressed, stamped postcard with the following statement: ‘‘Comments on PHMSA–2011–0178.’’ The Docket Clerk will date stamp the postcard prior to returning it to you via the U.S. mail. Please note that due to delays in the delivery of U.S. mail to Federal offices in Washington, DC, we recommend that persons consider an alternative method (Internet, fax, or professional delivery service) of submitting comments to the docket and ensuring their timely receipt at DOT. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Dow by telephone at 202–366– 1246, by fax at 202–366–4566, or by mail at U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., PHP–30, Washington, DC 20590–0001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1320.8(d), Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, requires PHMSA to provide interested members of the public and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice identifies several information collection requests that PHMSA will be submitting to OMB for renewal. The following information is provided for each information collection: (1) Title of the information collection; (2) OMB control number; (3) Current expiration date; (4) Type of request; (5) Abstract of the information collection activity; (6) Description of affected public; (7) Estimate of total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden; and (8) Frequency of collection. PHMSA will E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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[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 and an extension of OMB-approved information 
collections, and one request for a new 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 ways to minimize 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 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 
September 30, 2011. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection 
instrument by calling the SSA Reports Clearance Officer at 410-965-8783 
or by writing to the above email address.
    Report on Individual with Mental Impairment--20 CFR 404.1513 & 
416.913--0960-0058. SSA uses Form SSA-824 to obtain medical evidence 
from medical sources who have treated a Social Security disability 
claimant for

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a mental impairment. SSA uses the information from this form to 
establish whether a claimant filing for disability benefits has a 
mental impairment that meets the statutory definition of disability in 
accordance with the Social Security Act. The respondents are mental 
impairment treatment providers.
    Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                      Average
                                                     Number of     Frequency of     burden per     Total annual
               Type of respondents                  respondents      response        response     burden (hours)
                                                                                     (minutes)
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Private Sector..................................          25,000               1              36          15,000
State Disability Determination Services (State/           25,000               1              36          15,000
 Local Government)..............................
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Totals......................................          50,000  ..............  ..............          30,000
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    II. SSA submitted the information collections below to OMB for 
clearance. Your comments regarding the information collections 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 August 31, 2011. Individuals can obtain copies of 
the OMB clearance packages by calling the SSA Reports Clearance Officer 
at 410-965-8783 or by writing to the above email address.
    1. Social Security's Public Credentialing and Authentication 
Process--20 CFR 401.45--0960-NEW. Social Security is introducing a 
stronger citizen authentication process that will enable a new user to 
experience and access more electronic services.

Background

    Authentication is the foundation for secure, online transactions. 
Identity authentication is the process of determining with confidence 
that people are who they claim to be during a remote, automated 
session. It comprises three distinct factors: something you know, 
something you have, and something you are. Single-factor authentication 
uses one of these factors, and multi-factor authentication uses two or 
more of these factors.

SSA's New Authentication Process

    Social Security's new process features credential issuance, account 
management, and single- and multi-factor authentication. With this 
process, we are working toward offering consistent authentication 
across Social Security's secured online services, and eventually to 
Social Security's automated telephone services. We will allow our users 
to maintain one User ID, consisting of a self-selected Username and 
Password, to access multiple Social Security electronic services. This 
new process: (1) Enables the authentication of users of Social 
Security's sensitive electronic services; and (2) streamlines access to 
those services.
    Social Security is developing a new authentication strategy that 
will:
     Issue a single User Identification (ID) for personal, 
business, and governmental transactions;
     Offer a variety of authentication options to meet the 
changing needs of the public;
     Partner with an external data provider to help us verify 
the identity of our online customers;
     Comply with relevant standards;
     Offer access to some of Social Security's more sensitive 
workloads online, while providing a high level of confidence in the 
identity of the person requesting access to these services;
     Offer an in-person process for those who are uncomfortable 
with or unable to use the Internet registration process; and
     Balance security with ease of use.

New Authentication Process Features

    SSA's new process will include the following key components: (1) 
Registration and identity verification; (2) enhancement of the User ID; 
and (3) authentication. The registration process is a one-time activity 
for the respondents. The respondent provides some personal information, 
and we use this to verify respondent identity. Respondents then select 
their User ID (Username & Password). Respondents will log in with this 
User ID each time they access SSA's online services. SSA will also 
allow respondents to increase the security of their credential by 
adding a second authentication factor.

Information SSA Will Request As Part of the Process

    SSA will ask for respondents' personal information, which may 
include:

 Name
 Social Security number (SSN)
 Date of Birth
 Address--mailing and residential
 Telephone number
 Email address
 Financial information
 Cell phone number
 Responses to an identity quiz (multiple choice format 
questions keyed to specific data identity thieves will not be able to 
answer)
 Password reset questions

    This collection of information, or a subset of it, is required for 
respondents who want to conduct business with Social Security via the 
Internet or our automated 800 number. We will collect this information 
via the Internet on SSA's public-facing website. We also offer an in-
person identification verification process for individuals who cannot 
or are not willing to register online. We do not ask for financial 
information with the in-person process. In addition, if individuals opt 
for the enhanced or upgraded account, they will also receive a text 
message on their cell phones (this serves as the second factor for 
authentication) each time they log into SSA's online services.

Advantages of the New Authentication Strategy

    This new authentication strategy will provide a user-friendly way 
for the public to conduct extended business with Social Security online 
instead of visiting the local servicing office or requesting 
information over the phone. Individuals will have real-time access to 
their sensitive Social Security information in a safe and secured web 
environment.

Burden Information

    The respondents for this information collection request are 
individuals who choose to use the Internet or Automated Telephone 
Response System to conduct business with SSA.
    Type of Request: Request for a new information collection.

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                                                                                      Average
                                                     Number of     Frequency of     burden per     Total annual
             Modality of completion                 respondents      response        response      burden hours
                                                                                     (minutes)        (hours)
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Internet Requestors.............................      17,900,000               1               8       2,386,667
In-Person (Intranet) Requestors.................       5,800,000               1               8         773,333
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Totals......................................      23,700,000  ..............  ..............       3,160,000
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    2. Marriage Certification--20 CFR 404.725--0960-0009. SSA uses Form 
SSA-3 to determine if a spouse claimant has the necessary relationship 
to the SSN holder (i.e., the worker) to qualify for the worker's Title 
II benefits. The respondents are applicants for spouse's benefits. This 
is a correction notice. SSA published this information collection as an 
extension on May 26, 2011 at 76 FR 30749. Since we are revising the 
Privacy Act Statement, this is now a revision of an OMB-approved 
information collection.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.
    Number of Respondents: 180,000.
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Burden Per Response: 5 minutes.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 15,000 hours.
    3. Statement Regarding Date of Birth and Citizenship--20CFR 
404.716--0960-0016. When individuals apply for Social Security benefits 
and cannot provide preferred methods of proving age or citizenship, SSA 
uses Form SSA-702 to establish these facts. Specifically, SSA uses the 
SSA-702 to establish age as a factor of entitlement to Social Security 
benefits, or U.S. citizenship as a payment factor. Respondents are 
individuals with knowledge about the date of birth or citizenship of 
applicants filing for one or more Social Security benefits who need to 
establish age or citizenship.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.
    Number of Respondents: 1,200.
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Burden per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 200.

    Dated: July 27, 2011.
Faye Lipsky,
Reports Clearance Officer, Center for Reports Clearance, Social 
Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-19406 Filed 7-29-11; 8:45 am]
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