Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, 53702-53703 [2011-21956]

Download as PDF 53702 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 167 / Monday, August 29, 2011 / Notices Dated: August 22, 2011. Paul M. Wester, Jr., Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government. obtained from Connie M. Downs at (202) 336–8438, via facsimile at (202) 408– 0297, or via e-mail at connie.downs@opic.gov. [FR Doc. 2011–22041 Filed 8–26–11; 8:45 am] Dated: August 25, 2011. Connie M. Downs, OPIC Corporate Secretary. BILLING CODE 7515–01–P [FR Doc. 2011–22199 Filed 8–25–11; 4:15 pm] OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION BILLING CODE 33210–01–P Sunshine Notice; Public Hearing; September 14, 2011 2 p.m., Wednesday, September 14, 2011. PLACE: Offices of the Corporation, Twelfth Floor Board Room, 1100 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. STATUS: Hearing OPEN to the Public at 2 p.m. PURPOSE: Public Hearing in conjunction with each meeting of OPIC’s Board of Directors, to afford an opportunity for any person to present views regarding the activities of the Corporation. PROCEDURES: Individuals wishing to address the hearing orally must provide advance notice to OPIC’s Corporate Secretary no later than 5 PM Friday, September 9, 2011. The notice must include the individual’s name, title, organization, address, and telephone number, and a concise summary of the subject matter to be presented. Oral presentations may not exceed ten (10) minutes. The time for individual presentations may be reduced proportionately, if necessary, to afford all participants who have submitted a timely request an opportunity to be heard. Participants wishing to submit a written statement for the record must submit a copy of such statement to OPIC’s Corporate Secretary no later than 5 PM Friday, September 9, 2011. Such statement must be typewritten, doublespaced, and may not exceed twenty-five (25) pages. Upon receipt of the required notice, OPIC will prepare an agenda, which will be available at the hearing, that identifies speakers, the subject on which each participant will speak, and the time allotted for each presentation. A written summary of the hearing will be compiled, and such summary will be made available, upon written request to OPIC’s Corporate Secretary, at the cost of reproduction. Written summaries of the projects to be presented at the September 22, 2011 Board meeting will be posted on OPIC’s web site on or about Thursday, September 1, 2011. CONTACT PERSON FOR INFORMATION: Information on the hearing may be TIME AND DATE: Emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES POSTAL SERVICE VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:45 Aug 26, 2011 Jkt 223001 Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at 10 a.m. PLACE: Washington, DC, at U.S. Postal Service Headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, September 13, at 10 a.m. (Closed) 1. Strategic Issues. 2. Financial Matters. 3. Pricing. 4. Personnel Matters and Compensation Issues. 5. Governors’ Executive Session— Discussion of prior agenda items and Board Governance. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Julie S. Moore, Secretary of the Board, U.S. Postal Service, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC 20260–1000. Telephone (202) 268–4800. Julie S. Moore, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–22060 Filed 8–25–11; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7710–12–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold an Open Meeting on August 31, 2011 at 10 a.m., in the Auditorium, Room L–002. The subject matter of the Open Meeting will be: Item 1: The Commission will consider whether to issue a concept release and request public comment on a wide range of issues under the Investment Company Act raised by the use of derivatives by investment companies regulated under that Act. Item 2: The Commission will consider whether to issue two related releases. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The first release is an advance notice of proposed rulemaking to solicit public comment on possible amendments to Rule 3a–7 under the Investment Company Act, the rule that provides certain asset-backed issuers with a conditional exclusion from the definition of investment company. The second release is a concept release to solicit public comment on interpretive issues related to the status under the Investment Company Act of companies that are engaged in the business of acquiring mortgages and mortgagerelated instruments. At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact: The Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Dated: August 24, 2011. Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–22069 Filed 8–25–11; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Agency Information Collection Activities: 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 one extension of an 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, E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1 53703 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 167 / Monday, August 29, 2011 / Notices Fax: 410–965–6400, E-mail address: OPLM.RCO@ssa.gov. SSA 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 consider your comments, we must receive them no later than September 28, 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. costs. This law requires SSA to make eligibility determinations and to provide a process for appealing SSA’s determinations. Regulation sections 418.3625(c), 418.3645, 418.3665(a), and 418.3670 contain public reporting requirements pertaining to administrative review hearings. Respondents are applicants for the Medicare Part D subsidies who request an administrative review hearing. Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information collection. Medicare Part D Subsidies Regulations—20 CFR 418.3625, 418.3645, 418.3665(a), and 418.3670— 0960–0702. The Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act (MMA) of 2003 established the Medicare Part D program for voluntary prescription drug coverage of premium, deductible, and co-payment costs for certain low-income individuals. The MMA also mandated the provision of subsidies for those individuals who qualify for the program and who meet eligibility criteria for help with premium, deductible, or co-payment Number of respondents Section Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Total annual burden (hours) 418.3625(c) ...................................................................................................... 418.3645 .......................................................................................................... 418.3665(a) ...................................................................................................... 418.3670 .......................................................................................................... 2,500 10 1,000 5 1 1 1 1 5 20 5 10 208 3 83 1 Total .......................................................................................................... 3,515 ........................ ........................ 295 Dated: August 24, 2011. Faye Lipsky, Reports Clearance Officer, Center for Reports Clearance, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–21956 Filed 8–26–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD 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 104–13, the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, effective October 1, 1995. This notice includes a request for a new information collection, and revisions 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 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, VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:45 Aug 26, 2011 Jkt 223001 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 October 28, 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 e-mail address. Screen Pop—20 CFR 401.45—0960– New. Section 205(a) of the Social Security Act (Act) requires SSA to verify the identity of individuals who request a record or information pertaining to themselves, and to establish procedures for disclosing personal information. SSA has established Screen Pop, an automated telephone process, to speed up verification for such individuals. Accessing Screen Pop, callers enter their Social Security number (SSN) using their telephone keypad or speech technology prior to speaking with a National 800 Number Network (N8NN) agent. The automated Screen Pop application collects the SSN and routes it to the ‘‘Start New Call’’ Customer Help and Information (CHIP) screen. Functionality for the Screen Pop application ends once the SSN connects PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to the CHIP screen and the SSN routes to the agent’s screen. When the call connects to the SSA agent, the agent can use the SSN to access the caller’s record as needed. The respondents for this collection are individuals who contact SSA’s N8NN to speak with an agent. Type of Request: Request for a new information collection. Number of Respondents: 34,000,000. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Burden per Response: 1 minute. Estimated Annual Burden: 566,667 hours. 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 September 28, 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. Application for Benefits Under a U.S. International Social Security Agreement—20 CFR 404.1925–0960– 0448 Section 233(a) of the Act authorizes the President to broker international Social Security agreements (totalization agreements) between the United States E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 167 (Monday, August 29, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53702-53703]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21956]


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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 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 one extension of an 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,

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Fax: 410-965-6400, E-mail address: OPLM.RCO@ssa.gov.

    SSA 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 consider your comments, we must receive them no later 
than September 28, 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.
    Medicare Part D Subsidies Regulations--20 CFR 418.3625, 418.3645, 
418.3665(a), and 418.3670--0960-0702. The Medicare Prescription Drug 
Improvement and Modernization Act (MMA) of 2003 established the 
Medicare Part D program for voluntary prescription drug coverage of 
premium, deductible, and co-payment costs for certain low-income 
individuals. The MMA also mandated the provision of subsidies for those 
individuals who qualify for the program and who meet eligibility 
criteria for help with premium, deductible, or co-payment costs. This 
law requires SSA to make eligibility determinations and to provide a 
process for appealing SSA's determinations. Regulation sections 
418.3625(c), 418.3645, 418.3665(a), and 418.3670 contain public 
reporting requirements pertaining to administrative review hearings. 
Respondents are applicants for the Medicare Part D subsidies who 
request an administrative review hearing.
    Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                      Average
                                                     Number of     Frequency of     burden per     Total annual
                     Section                        respondents      response        response     burden (hours)
                                                                                     (minutes)
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418.3625(c).....................................           2,500               1               5             208
418.3645........................................              10               1              20               3
418.3665(a).....................................           1,000               1               5              83
418.3670........................................               5               1              10               1
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    Total.......................................           3,515  ..............  ..............             295
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    Dated: August 24, 2011.
Faye Lipsky,
Reports Clearance Officer, Center for Reports Clearance, Social 
Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-21956 Filed 8-26-11; 8:45 am]
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