Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments, 44696-44697 [2012-18478]

Download as PDF 44696 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 146 / Monday, July 30, 2012 / Notices Opioid Exposure and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) will bring together leaders in the field of policy, opioid exposed infants, pain treatment during pregnancy, and addiction treatment during and after pregnancy. The meeting will be held on Thursday, August 30th 2012 in the Indian Treaty Room, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington D.C, 20500 starting at 9:00 a.m. and concluding at 5:30 p.m. The overall objectives of the meeting are to review the state of science and policy and discuss the remaining challenges to the field concerning the upswing in maternal prescription drug abuse and dependence and resulting increases in opioid exposed babies with NAS and possibly other consequences. Misuse and abuse of, and dependence upon, prescription opioid drugs adversely affect the health of millions of Americans and their families. The specific conference objectives are: (1) To share research findings concerning the NAS epidemic and its costs; (2) to begin a national discussion concerning promising and best practices for treating opioid exposed babies; (3) to raise awareness about opioid misuse and dependence during pregnancy and the need for women with drug use disorders to access treatment through family medicine and gynecological practitioners, and specialty treatment providers; (4) to discuss legal and policy issues related to opioid using pregnant women and mothers including barriers to accessing treatment; (5) to promote awareness among regulatory agencies and insurers concerning the risks and benefits of opioids to developing fetuses and the likelihood of neonatal abstinence syndrome resulting from long term opioid use during pregnancy; and (6) to raise awareness about risk prevention opportunities among practitioners and regulators. Members of the public who wish to attend this meeting should telephone ONDCP’s Maternal, Fetal, and Infant Opioid Exposure and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome telephone line at (202) 395– 7454 to arrange building access no later than Friday, August 10, 2012. Seating for members of the public is limited and will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. To Attend or For Further Information Contact: Cecelia Spitznas, Ph.D. at (202) 395–7454 or email rsvp@ondcp.eop.gov. Dated: July 24, 2012. Linda V. Priebe, Deputy General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2012–18488 Filed 7–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3180–W1–P RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments Summary: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is forwarding three Information Collection Requests (ICR) to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and approval by OIRA ensures that we impose appropriate paperwork burdens. The RRB invites comments on the proposed collections of information to determine (1) the practical utility of the collections; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information that is the subject of collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments to the RRB or OIRA must contain the OMB control number of the ICR. For proper consideration of your comments, it is best if the RRB and OIRA receive them within 30 days of the publication date. 1. Title and purpose of information collection: Employee Representative’s Status and Compensation Reports; OMB 3220–0014. Under Section 1(b)(1) of the Railroad Retirement Act (RRA), the term ‘‘employee’’ includes an individual who is an employee representative. As defined in Section 1(c) of the RRA, an employee representative is an officer or official representative of a railway labor Information Collection Request (ICR) Title: Employee Representative’s Status and Compensation Reports. OMB Control Number: 3220–0014. Form(s) submitted: DC–2 and DC–2a. Type of request: Revision of a currently approved collection of information. Affected public: Private Sector; Businesses or other for-profits. Abstract: Benefits are provided under the Railroad Retirement Act (RRA) for individuals who are employee representatives as defined in section 1 of the RRA. The collection obtains information regarding the status of such individuals and their compensation. Changes proposed: The RRB proposes a minor editorial change to both Forms DC–2 and DC–2a. The burden estimate for the ICR is as follows: Annual responses Form No. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES organization other than a labor organization included in the term ‘‘employer,’’ as defined in the RRA, who before or after August 29, 1935, was in the service of an employer under the RRA and who is duly authorized and designated to represent employees in accordance with the Railway Labor Act, or, any individual who is regularly assigned to or regularly employed by such officer or official representative in connection with the duties of his or her office. The requirements relating to the application for employee representative status and the periodic reporting of the compensation resulting from such status is contained in 20 CFR part 209.10. The RRB utilizes Forms DC–2a, Employee Representative’s Status Report, and DC–2, Employee Representative’s Report of Compensation, to obtain the information needed to determine employee representative status and to maintain a record of creditable service and compensation resulting from such status. Completion is required to obtain or retain a benefit. One response is requested of each respondent. Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the initial 60-day notice (76 FR 40657 on July 10, 2012) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments. Time (minutes) Burden (hours) DC–2a .......................................................................................................................................... DC–2 ............................................................................................................................................ 3 65 15 30 1 33 Total ...................................................................................................................................... 68 ........................ 34 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Jul 27, 2012 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1 44697 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 146 / Monday, July 30, 2012 / Notices 2. Title and Purpose of information collection: Nonresident Questionnaire; OMB 3220–0145.Under Public Laws 98– 21 and 98–76, benefits under the Railroad Retirement Act payable to annuitants living outside the United States may be subject to taxation under United States income tax laws. Whether the social security equivalent and nonsocial security equivalent portions of Tier I, Tier II, vested dual benefit, or supplemental annuity payments are subject to tax withholding, and whether the same or different rates are applied to each payment, depends on a beneficiary’s citizenship and legal residence status, and whether exemption under a tax treaty between the United States and the country in which the beneficiary is a legal resident has been claimed. To effect the required tax withholding, the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) needs to know a nonresident’s citizenship and legal residence status. To secure the required information, the RRB utilizes Form RRB–1001, Nonresident Questionnaire, as a supplement to an application as part of the initial application process, and as an independent vehicle for obtaining the needed information when an annuitant’s residence or tax treaty status changes. Completion is voluntary. One response is requested of each respondent. Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the initial 60-day notice (76 FR 40658 on July 10, 2012) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments. Information Collection Request (ICR) Title: Nonresident Questionnaire. OMB Control Number: 3220–0145. Form(s) submitted: RRB–1001. Type of request: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Affected public: Individuals or Households. Abstract: Under the Railroad Retirement Act, the benefits payable to an annuitant living outside the United States may be subject to withholding under Public Laws 98–21 and 98–76. The form obtains the information needed to determine the amount to be withheld. Changes proposed: The RRB proposes no changes to Form RRB–1001. The burden estimate for the ICR is as follows: Annual responses Form No. RRB–1001 ................................................................................................................................... 3. Title and Purpose of information collection: Statement of Claimant or Other Person; OMB 3220–0183 To support an application for an annuity under Section 2 of the Railroad Retirement Act (RRA) or for unemployment benefits under Section 2 of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA), pertinent information and proofs must be furnished for the RRB to determine benefit entitlement. Circumstances may require an applicant or other person(s) having knowledge of facts relevant to the applicant’s eligibility for an annuity or benefits to provide written statements supplementing or changing statements previously provided by the applicant. Under the railroad retirement program these statements may relate to a change in an annuity beginning date(s), date of marriage(s), birth(s), prior railroad or non-railroad employment, an applicant’s request for reconsideration of an unfavorable RRB eligibility determination for an annuity or various other matters. The statements may also be used by the RRB to secure a variety of information needed to determine eligibility to unemployment and sickness benefits. Procedures related to providing information needed for RRA annuity or RUIA benefit eligibility determinations are prescribed in 20 CFR parts 217 and 320 respectively. The RRB utilizes Form G–93, Statement of Claimant or Other Person, to obtain from applicants or other persons, the supplemental or corrective information needed to determine applicant eligibility for an RRA annuity or RUIA benefits. Completion is voluntary. One response is requested of each respondent. Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the initial 60-day notice (76 FR 40658 on July 10, 2012) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments. 1,300 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Jul 27, 2012 Jkt 226001 Board, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611–2092 or Charles.Mierzwa@RRB.GOV and to the OMB Desk Officer for the RRB, Fax: PO 00000 30 650 Title: Statement of Claimant or Other Person. OMB Control Number: 3220–0183. Form(s) submitted: G–93. Type of request: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Affected public: Individuals or Households. Abstract: Under Section 2 of the Railroad Retirement Act and the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, pertinent information and proofs must be submitted by an applicant so that the Railroad Retirement Board can determine his or her entitlement to benefits. The collection obtains information supplementing or changing information previously provided by an applicant. Changes proposed: The RRB proposes no revisions to Form G–93. The burden estimate for the ICR is as follows: G–93 ............................................................................................................................................ Additional Information or Comments: Copies of the forms and supporting documents can be obtained from Dana Hickman at (312) 751–4981 or Dana.Hickman@RRB.GOV. Comments regarding the information collection should be addressed to Charles Mierzwa, Railroad Retirement Burden (hours) Information Collection Request (ICR) Annual responses Form No. Time (minutes) Time (minutes) 900 Burden (hours) 15 202–395–6974, Email address: OIRA_ Submission@omb.eop.gov. Charles Mierzwa, Chief of Information Resources Management. [FR Doc. 2012–18478 Filed 7–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7905–01–P Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 225 E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 146 (Monday, July 30, 2012)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD


Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments

    Summary: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is forwarding 
three Information Collection Requests (ICR) to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB). Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from 
the public. Review and approval by OIRA ensures that we impose 
appropriate paperwork burdens.
    The RRB invites comments on the proposed collections of information 
to determine (1) the practical utility of the collections; (2) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden of the collections; (3) ways to 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information that is 
the subject of collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments to the 
RRB or OIRA must contain the OMB control number of the ICR. For proper 
consideration of your comments, it is best if the RRB and OIRA receive 
them within 30 days of the publication date.
    1. Title and purpose of information collection: Employee 
Representative's Status and Compensation Reports; OMB 3220-0014.
    Under Section 1(b)(1) of the Railroad Retirement Act (RRA), the 
term ``employee'' includes an individual who is an employee 
representative. As defined in Section 1(c) of the RRA, an employee 
representative is an officer or official representative of a railway 
labor organization other than a labor organization included in the term 
``employer,'' as defined in the RRA, who before or after August 29, 
1935, was in the service of an employer under the RRA and who is duly 
authorized and designated to represent employees in accordance with the 
Railway Labor Act, or, any individual who is regularly assigned to or 
regularly employed by such officer or official representative in 
connection with the duties of his or her office. The requirements 
relating to the application for employee representative status and the 
periodic reporting of the compensation resulting from such status is 
contained in 20 CFR part 209.10.
    The RRB utilizes Forms DC-2a, Employee Representative's Status 
Report, and DC-2, Employee Representative's Report of Compensation, to 
obtain the information needed to determine employee representative 
status and to maintain a record of creditable service and compensation 
resulting from such status. Completion is required to obtain or retain 
a benefit. One response is requested of each respondent.
    Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the 
initial 60-day notice (76 FR 40657 on July 10, 2012) required by 44 
U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments.

Information Collection Request (ICR)

    Title: Employee Representative's Status and Compensation Reports.
    OMB Control Number: 3220-0014.
    Form(s) submitted: DC-2 and DC-2a.
    Type of request: Revision of a currently approved collection of 
information.
    Affected public: Private Sector; Businesses or other for-profits.
    Abstract: Benefits are provided under the Railroad Retirement Act 
(RRA) for individuals who are employee representatives as defined in 
section 1 of the RRA. The collection obtains information regarding the 
status of such individuals and their compensation.
    Changes proposed: The RRB proposes a minor editorial change to both 
Forms DC-2 and DC-2a.
    The burden estimate for the ICR is as follows:

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                                                                      Annual           Time           Burden
                            Form No.                                 responses       (minutes)        (hours)
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DC-2a...........................................................               3              15               1
DC-2............................................................              65              30              33
                                                                 -----------------------------------------------
    Total.......................................................              68  ..............              34
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    2. Title and Purpose of information collection: Nonresident 
Questionnaire; OMB 3220-0145.Under Public Laws 98-21 and 98-76, 
benefits under the Railroad Retirement Act payable to annuitants living 
outside the United States may be subject to taxation under United 
States income tax laws. Whether the social security equivalent and non-
social security equivalent portions of Tier I, Tier II, vested dual 
benefit, or supplemental annuity payments are subject to tax 
withholding, and whether the same or different rates are applied to 
each payment, depends on a beneficiary's citizenship and legal 
residence status, and whether exemption under a tax treaty between the 
United States and the country in which the beneficiary is a legal 
resident has been claimed. To effect the required tax withholding, the 
Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) needs to know a nonresident's 
citizenship and legal residence status.
    To secure the required information, the RRB utilizes Form RRB-1001, 
Nonresident Questionnaire, as a supplement to an application as part of 
the initial application process, and as an independent vehicle for 
obtaining the needed information when an annuitant's residence or tax 
treaty status changes. Completion is voluntary. One response is 
requested of each respondent.
    Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the 
initial 60-day notice (76 FR 40658 on July 10, 2012) required by 44 
U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments.

Information Collection Request (ICR)

    Title: Nonresident Questionnaire.
    OMB Control Number: 3220-0145.
    Form(s) submitted: RRB-1001.
    Type of request: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Affected public: Individuals or Households.
    Abstract: Under the Railroad Retirement Act, the benefits payable 
to an annuitant living outside the United States may be subject to 
withholding under Public Laws 98-21 and 98-76. The form obtains the 
information needed to determine the amount to be withheld.
    Changes proposed: The RRB proposes no changes to Form RRB-1001.
    The burden estimate for the ICR is as follows:

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                                                                      Annual           Time           Burden
                            Form No.                                 responses       (minutes)        (hours)
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RRB-1001........................................................           1,300              30             650
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    3. Title and Purpose of information collection: Statement of 
Claimant or Other Person; OMB 3220-0183
    To support an application for an annuity under Section 2 of the 
Railroad Retirement Act (RRA) or for unemployment benefits under 
Section 2 of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA), pertinent 
information and proofs must be furnished for the RRB to determine 
benefit entitlement. Circumstances may require an applicant or other 
person(s) having knowledge of facts relevant to the applicant's 
eligibility for an annuity or benefits to provide written statements 
supplementing or changing statements previously provided by the 
applicant. Under the railroad retirement program these statements may 
relate to a change in an annuity beginning date(s), date of 
marriage(s), birth(s), prior railroad or non-railroad employment, an 
applicant's request for reconsideration of an unfavorable RRB 
eligibility determination for an annuity or various other matters. The 
statements may also be used by the RRB to secure a variety of 
information needed to determine eligibility to unemployment and 
sickness benefits. Procedures related to providing information needed 
for RRA annuity or RUIA benefit eligibility determinations are 
prescribed in 20 CFR parts 217 and 320 respectively.
    The RRB utilizes Form G-93, Statement of Claimant or Other Person, 
to obtain from applicants or other persons, the supplemental or 
corrective information needed to determine applicant eligibility for an 
RRA annuity or RUIA benefits. Completion is voluntary. One response is 
requested of each respondent.
    Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the 
initial 60-day notice (76 FR 40658 on July 10, 2012) required by 44 
U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments.

Information Collection Request (ICR)

    Title: Statement of Claimant or Other Person.
    OMB Control Number: 3220-0183.
    Form(s) submitted: G-93.
    Type of request: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Affected public: Individuals or Households.
    Abstract: Under Section 2 of the Railroad Retirement Act and the 
Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, pertinent information and proofs 
must be submitted by an applicant so that the Railroad Retirement Board 
can determine his or her entitlement to benefits. The collection 
obtains information supplementing or changing information previously 
provided by an applicant.
    Changes proposed: The RRB proposes no revisions to Form G-93.
    The burden estimate for the ICR is as follows:

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                                                                      Annual           Time           Burden
                            Form No.                                 responses       (minutes)        (hours)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G-93............................................................             900              15             225
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Additional Information or Comments: Copies of the forms and 
supporting documents can be obtained from Dana Hickman at (312) 751-
4981 or Dana.Hickman@RRB.GOV.
    Comments regarding the information collection should be addressed 
to Charles Mierzwa, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North Rush Street, 
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2092 or Charles.Mierzwa@RRB.GOV and to the OMB 
Desk Officer for the RRB, Fax: 202-395-6974, Email address: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.

Charles Mierzwa,
Chief of Information Resources Management.
[FR Doc. 2012-18478 Filed 7-27-12; 8:45 am]
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