Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request, 70391 [2013-28094]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 227 / Monday, November 25, 2013 / Notices For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.16 Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–28157 Filed 11–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P 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 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, OLCA, Attn: Reports Clearance Director, 3100 West High Rise, 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21235, Fax: 410–966–2830, Email address: OR.Reports.Clearance@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 70391 later than January 24, 2014. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection instruments by writing to the above email address. Missing and Discrepant Wage Reports Letter and Questionnaire—26 CFR 31.6051–2—0960–0432. Each year employers report the wage amounts they paid their employees to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for tax purposes, and separately to SSA for retirement and disability coverage purposes. The same figures should be reported to SSA and the IRS. However, each year some employer wage reports SSA receives are less than the wage amounts employers report to the IRS. SSA uses Forms SSA– L93–SM, SSA–L94–SM, SSA–95–SM, and SSA–97–SM to resolve this discrepancy and ensure employees receive full credit for their wages. Respondents are employers who reported lower wage amounts to SSA than they reported to the IRS. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Modality of collection Number of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) SSA–95–SM and SSA–97–SM (and accompanying cover letters .................. SSA–L93–SM, L94–SM) .................................................................................. 360,000 1 30 180,000 II. SSA submitted the information collection below to OMB for clearance. Your comments regarding the information collection 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 December 26, 2013. Individuals can obtain copies of the OMB clearance packages by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov. Appointment of Representative—20 CFR 404.1707, 404.1720, 404.1725, 410.684 and 416.1507—0960–0527. Persons claiming rights or benefits under the Social Security Act must notify SSA in writing when they appoint an individual to represent them in dealing with SSA. SSA collects the information on Form SSA–1696–U4 to verify the appointment of such representatives. The SSA–1696–U4 allows SSA to inform representatives of items that affect the recipient’s claim, and allows claimants to give permission to their appointed representatives to designate a person to receive their claims files. Respondents are applicants for or recipients of Social Security benefits or Supplemental Security Income payments who are notifying SSA they have appointed a person to represent them in their dealings with SSA. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Number of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) SSA–1696–U4 ................................................................................................. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Modality of collection 800,000 1 10 133,333 Dated: November 19, 2013. Faye Lipsky, Reports Clearance Director, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–28094 Filed 11–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P 16 17 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8532] Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2014, in Alexander Hamilton Room on the 9th floor of the Ballston Common Plaza, 4200 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 20598–7200. The USCG Offices in the Ballston Commons Plaza are located above the Ballston Common Mall. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the first CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). 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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 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, OLCA, Attn: Reports Clearance 
Director, 3100 West High Rise, 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 
21235, Fax: 410-966-2830, Email address: OR.Reports.Clearance@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 
January 24, 2014. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection 
instruments by writing to the above email address.
    Missing and Discrepant Wage Reports Letter and Questionnaire--26 
CFR 31.6051-2--0960-0432. Each year employers report the wage amounts 
they paid their employees to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for tax 
purposes, and separately to SSA for retirement and disability coverage 
purposes. The same figures should be reported to SSA and the IRS. 
However, each year some employer wage reports SSA receives are less 
than the wage amounts employers report to the IRS. SSA uses Forms SSA-
L93-SM, SSA-L94-SM, SSA-95-SM, and SSA-97-SM to resolve this 
discrepancy and ensure employees receive full credit for their wages. 
Respondents are employers who reported lower wage amounts to SSA than 
they reported to the IRS.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                Average  burden  Estimated total
           Modality of collection                Number of       Frequency of    per  response    annual burden
                                                respondents        response        (minutes)         (hours)
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SSA-95-SM and SSA-97-SM (and accompanying            360,000                1               30          180,000
 cover letters..............................
SSA-L93-SM, L94-SM).........................
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    II. SSA submitted the information collection below to OMB for 
clearance. Your comments regarding the information collection 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 December 26, 2013. Individuals can obtain copies of the 
OMB clearance packages by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov.
    Appointment of Representative--20 CFR 404.1707, 404.1720, 404.1725, 
410.684 and 416.1507--0960-0527. Persons claiming rights or benefits 
under the Social Security Act must notify SSA in writing when they 
appoint an individual to represent them in dealing with SSA. SSA 
collects the information on Form SSA-1696-U4 to verify the appointment 
of such representatives. The SSA-1696-U4 allows SSA to inform 
representatives of items that affect the recipient's claim, and allows 
claimants to give permission to their appointed representatives to 
designate a person to receive their claims files. Respondents are 
applicants for or recipients of Social Security benefits or 
Supplemental Security Income payments who are notifying SSA they have 
appointed a person to represent them in their dealings with SSA.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                Average  burden  Estimated total
           Modality of collection                Number of       Frequency of    per  response    annual burden
                                                respondents        response        (minutes)         (hours)
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SSA-1696-U4.................................         800,000                1               10          133,333
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    Dated: November 19, 2013.
Faye Lipsky,
Reports Clearance Director, Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-28094 Filed 11-22-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4191-02-P