60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-4184, Risk Management and Analysis (RAM), 65317 [2011-27191]

Download as PDF 65317 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 203 / Thursday, October 20, 2011 / Notices Claimant’s Work Background—20 CFR 404.1565(b) and 20 CFR 416.965(b)—0960–0300. Sections 205(a) and 1631(e) of the Social Security Act provide the Commissioner of Social Security with the authority to establish procedures for determining if a claimant is entitled to disability benefits. The administrative law judge (ALJ) may ask individuals to provide background information on Form HA–4633 about work they performed in the past 15 years. The ALJ uses the information to assess an individual’s disability based on an updated summary of the individual’s relevant work history. The HA–4633 becomes part of the documentary evidence of record. The respondents are claimants for disability benefits under title II or title XVI who requested a hearing before an ALJ. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Collection instrument Number of responses Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) HA–4633 .................................................................................. 200,000 1 15 50,000 Dated: October 17, 2011. Faye Lipsky, Reports Clearance Officer, Center for Reports Clearance, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–27222 Filed 10–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7662] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–4184, Risk Management and Analysis (RAM) Notice of request for public comments. ACTION: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 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: Risk Analysis and Management. • OMB Control Number: None. • Type of Request: New. • Originating Office: Bureau of Administration, Office of Logistics Management (A/LM). • Form Number: DS–4184. • Respondents: Potential contractors and grantees. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 1250. • Estimated Number of Responses: 6250. • Average Hours per Response: 1 hour 15 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 7813 hours. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from October 20, 2011. ADDRESSES You may submit comments by any of the following methods: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:59 Oct 19, 2011 Jkt 226001 • E-mail: Vazquezeh@State.gov. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): U.S. Department of State, 2201 C St., NW., SA–15 Room 3200, Washington, DC 20520. • Fax: 703–812–2307. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents, to Edward H. Vazquez, U.S. Department of State who may be reached by the following methods: Mail: U.S. Department of State, 2201 C St., NW., SA–15 Room 3200, Washington, DC 20520; Tel: 703–812–2308 or e-mail: Vazquezeh@State.gov. If you have access to the internet you may submit comments online by going to: http://www.regulations.gov/search/ Regs/home.html#home. 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. Abstract of proposed collection: The information collected from individuals and organizations is specifically used to conduct screening to ensure that State funded activities do not provide support to entities or individuals deemed to be a risk to national security. PO 00000 Frm 00160 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Methodology: The State Department, is implementing a Risk Analysis and Management Program to vet potential contractors and grantees seeking funding from the Department of State to mitigate the risk that such funds might benefit terrorists or their supporters. To conduct this vetting program the Department envisions collecting information from contractors, subcontractors, grantees and sub-grantees regarding their directors, officers or key employees. The information collected will be compared to information gathered from commercial, public, and U.S. government databases to determine the risk that the applying organization, entity or individual might use Department funds or programs to benefit terrorist entities. This program will initially be conducted as a pilot program as directed by Congress in the FY 2010 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, as carried forward in the FY 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act. Methodology: We will collect this information either through mail, fax or electronic submission. Dated: October 14, 2011. Catherine I. Ebert-Gray, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Administration, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–27191 Filed 10–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7661] Determination Under the Foreign Assistance Act and the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Acts Pursuant to Section 654(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (FAA), notice is hereby given that the Deputy Secretary of State has made a determination pursuant to Section 620H of the FAA, and Section E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 203 (Thursday, October 20, 2011)]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-27191]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 7662]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-4184, Risk 
Management and Analysis (RAM)

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
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: Risk Analysis and 
Management.
     OMB Control Number: None.
     Type of Request: New.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Administration, Office of 
Logistics Management (A/LM).
     Form Number: DS-4184.
     Respondents: Potential contractors and grantees.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 1250.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 6250.
     Average Hours per Response: 1 hour 15 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden: 7813 hours.
     Frequency: On occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 
days from October 20, 2011.

ADDRESSES You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     E-mail: Vazquezeh@State.gov.
     Mail (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): U.S. Department 
of State, 2201 C St., NW., SA-15 Room 3200, Washington, DC 20520.
     Fax: 703-812-2307.

You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including 
requests for copies of the proposed information collection and 
supporting documents, to Edward H. Vazquez, U.S. Department of State 
who may be reached by the following methods: Mail: U.S. Department of 
State, 2201 C St., NW., SA-15 Room 3200, Washington, DC 20520; Tel: 
703-812-2308 or e-mail: Vazquezeh@State.gov.
    If you have access to the internet you may submit comments online 
by going to: http://www.regulations.gov/search/Regs/home.html#home.

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.
    Abstract of proposed collection:
    The information collected from individuals and organizations is 
specifically used to conduct screening to ensure that State funded 
activities do not provide support to entities or individuals deemed to 
be a risk to national security.
    Methodology:
    The State Department, is implementing a Risk Analysis and 
Management Program to vet potential contractors and grantees seeking 
funding from the Department of State to mitigate the risk that such 
funds might benefit terrorists or their supporters. To conduct this 
vetting program the Department envisions collecting information from 
contractors, sub-contractors, grantees and sub-grantees regarding their 
directors, officers or key employees. The information collected will be 
compared to information gathered from commercial, public, and U.S. 
government databases to determine the risk that the applying 
organization, entity or individual might use Department funds or 
programs to benefit terrorist entities. This program will initially be 
conducted as a pilot program as directed by Congress in the FY 2010 
Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs 
Appropriations Act, as carried forward in the FY 2011 Full-Year 
Continuing Appropriations Act.
    Methodology: We will collect this information either through mail, 
fax or electronic submission.

    Dated: October 14, 2011.
 Catherine I. Ebert-Gray,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Administration, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2011-27191 Filed 10-19-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-24-P