Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, 47045-47046 [2013-18635]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 149 / Friday, August 2, 2013 / Notices Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an email to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–ISE–2013–42 on the subject line. Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–ISE–2013–42. This file number should be included on the subject line if email is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml). 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All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal 47045 (SSA), Social Security Administration, DCRDP, Attn: Reports Clearance Director, 107 Altmeyer Building, 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21235, Fax: 410–966–2830, Email address: OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov. identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–ISE– 2013–42 and should be submitted on or before August 23, 2013. 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 30 days from the date of this publication. To be sure we consider your comments, we must receive them no later than September 3, 2013. Individuals can obtain copies of the OMB clearance packages by writing to OR.Reports. Clearance@ssa.gov. 1. Waiver of Your Right to Personal Appearance before an Administrative Law Judge—20 CFR 404.948(b)(l)(i) and 416.1448(b)(l)(i)—0960–0284. Applicants for Social Security, Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments have the statutory right to appear in person (or through a representative) and present evidence about their claims at a hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ). If claimants wish to waive this right to appear before an ALJ, they must do so in writing. Form HA–4608 serves as a written waiver for the claimant’s right to a personal appearance before an ALJ. The ALJ uses the information we collect on Form HA– 4608 to continue processing the case, and makes the completed form a part of the documentary evidence of record by placing it in the official record of the proceedings as an exhibit. Respondents are applicants or claimants for OASDI and SSI, or their representatives, who request to waive their right to appear in person before an ALJ. Type of Request: Revision of an approved-OMB information collection. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.20 Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–18592 Filed 8–1–13; 8:45 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 a revision and an extension 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, Fax: 202–395–6974, Email address: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Number of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) HA–4608 .......................................................................................... sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Modality of completion 12,000 1 2 400 2. Letter to Custodian of Birth Records/Letter to Custodian of School Records—20 CFR 404.704, 404.716, 416.802, and 422.107—0960–0693. When individuals need help in obtaining evidence of their age in connection with Social Security number (SSN) card applications and claims for benefits, SSA can prepare the SSA– 20 17 L106, Letter to Custodian of School Records, or SSA–L706, Letter to Custodian of Birth Records. SSA uses the SSA–L706 to determine the existence of primary evidence of age of SSN applicants. SSA uses both letters to verify with the issuing entity, when necessary, the authenticity of the record submitted by the SSN applicant or claimant. The respondents are schools, State and local bureaus of vital statistics, and religious entities. This is a correction notice. SSA published this information collection as a revision on May 23, 2013 at 78 FR 30952. Since we are not revising the information collection, this is now an CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:55 Aug 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1 47046 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 149 / Friday, August 2, 2013 / Notices extension of an OMB-approved information collection. Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information collection. Type of respondents Number of respondents Average burden per response (minutes) Frequency of response Total annual burden (hours) Private Sector .................................................................................. State/Local/Tribal Government ........................................................ 1,800 1,800 1 1 10 10 300 300 Totals ........................................................................................ 3,600 ............................ ............................ 600 Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Type of respondents Number of respondents Total annual burden (hours) Private Sector .................................................................................. State/Local/Tribal Government ........................................................ 1,800 1,800 1 1 10 10 300 300 Totals ........................................................................................ 3,600 ............................ ............................ 600 Dated: July 30, 2013. Faye Lipsky, Reports Clearance Director, Social Security Administration. 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We encourage submitters to refer to: (1) The U.S.—Colombia Environmental Cooperation Agreement; (2) Chapter 18 (Environment) of the U.S.—Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement; and (3) the Environmental Review of the U.S.— Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. These documents are available at: http://www.state.gov/e/oes/eqt/trade/ c51527.htm. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: To be assured of timely consideration, all written comments or suggestions are requested no later than August 16, 2013. DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:55 Aug 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 Written comments or suggestions should be emailed to (MartirTorresMC@state.gov) or faxed ((202) 647–5947) to Maina MartirTorres, Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, with the subject line ‘‘U.S.Colombia Environmental Cooperation.’’ If you have access to the Internet, you can view and comment on this notice by going to: http://www.regulations.gov/ #!home and searching on docket number: DOS–2013–0013 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Maina Martir-Torres, telephone (202) 647–4750. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: and suggestions, and is not a request for applications. No granting of money is directly associated with this request for suggestions for the Work Program. There is no expectation of resources or funding associated with any comments or suggestions for the Work Program or the Plan of Action. 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For additional information, please visit: http://www.state.gov/e/oes/ eqt/trade/index.htm.Disclaimer: This Public Notice is a request for comments [Public Notice 8404] ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: July 23, 2013. Deborah E. Klepp, Director, Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–18666 Filed 8–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE Waiver of Restriction on Assistance to the Central Government of Suriname Pursuant to Section 7031(b)(3) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2012 (Div. I, Pub. L.112–74) (‘‘the Act’’), as carried forward by the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (Div. F, Pub. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 149 (Friday, August 2, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47045-47046]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-18635]


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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 a revision and an extension 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, 
Fax: 202-395-6974, Email address: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.
(SSA), Social Security Administration, DCRDP, Attn: Reports Clearance 
Director, 107 Altmeyer Building, 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 
21235, Fax: 410-966-2830, Email address: OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov.

    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 30 days from the date of this 
publication. To be sure we consider your comments, we must receive them 
no later than September 3, 2013. Individuals can obtain copies of the 
OMB clearance packages by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov.
    1. Waiver of Your Right to Personal Appearance before an 
Administrative Law Judge--20 CFR 404.948(b)(l)(i) and 
416.1448(b)(l)(i)--0960-0284. Applicants for Social Security, Old Age, 
Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits and Supplemental 
Security Income (SSI) payments have the statutory right to appear in 
person (or through a representative) and present evidence about their 
claims at a hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ). If 
claimants wish to waive this right to appear before an ALJ, they must 
do so in writing. Form HA-4608 serves as a written waiver for the 
claimant's right to a personal appearance before an ALJ. The ALJ uses 
the information we collect on Form HA-4608 to continue processing the 
case, and makes the completed form a part of the documentary evidence 
of record by placing it in the official record of the proceedings as an 
exhibit. Respondents are applicants or claimants for OASDI and SSI, or 
their representatives, who request to waive their right to appear in 
person before an ALJ.
    Type of Request: Revision of an approved-OMB information 
collection.

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                                                                              Average burden    Estimated total
       Modality of  completion            Number of         Frequency of       per response      annual burden
                                         respondents          response          (minutes)           (hours)
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HA-4608.............................            12,000                  1                  2                400
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    2. Letter to Custodian of Birth Records/Letter to Custodian of 
School Records--20 CFR 404.704, 404.716, 416.802, and 422.107--0960-
0693. When individuals need help in obtaining evidence of their age in 
connection with Social Security number (SSN) card applications and 
claims for benefits, SSA can prepare the SSA-L106, Letter to Custodian 
of School Records, or SSA-L706, Letter to Custodian of Birth Records. 
SSA uses the SSA-L706 to determine the existence of primary evidence of 
age of SSN applicants. SSA uses both letters to verify with the issuing 
entity, when necessary, the authenticity of the record submitted by the 
SSN applicant or claimant. The respondents are schools, State and local 
bureaus of vital statistics, and religious entities.
    This is a correction notice. SSA published this information 
collection as a revision on May 23, 2013 at 78 FR 30952. Since we are 
not revising the information collection, this is now an

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extension of an OMB-approved information collection.
    Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                               Average burden
           Type of respondents                Number of       Frequency of      per response      Total annual
                                             respondents        response          (minutes)      burden (hours)
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Private Sector..........................             1,800                 1                10               300
State/Local/Tribal Government...........             1,800                 1                10               300
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    Totals..............................             3,600  ................  ................               600
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                                                                               Average burden
           Type of respondents                Number of       Frequency of      per response      Total annual
                                             respondents        response          (minutes)      burden (hours)
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Private Sector..........................             1,800                 1                10               300
State/Local/Tribal Government...........             1,800                 1                10               300
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    Totals..............................             3,600  ................  ................               600
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    Dated: July 30, 2013.
Faye Lipsky,
Reports Clearance Director, Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-18635 Filed 8-1-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4191-02-P