Open Government: Use of Genetic Information in Documenting and Evaluating Disability, 70617 [2013-28314]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2013 / Notices SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [File No. 500–1] Open Government: Use of Genetic Information in Documenting and Evaluating Disability [Docket No. SSA–2013–0054] In the Matter of Pure H20 BioTechnologies, Inc.; Order of Suspension of Trading Social Security Administration. Notice of open government AGENCY: ACTION: November 22, 2013. forum. It appears to the Securities and Exchange Commission that there is a lack of current and accurate information concerning the securities of Pure H20 Bio-Technologies, Inc. because questions have arisen as to its operating status, if any. The Commission is of the opinion that the public interest and the protection of the investors require a suspension of trading in the securities of the abovelisted company. Therefore, it is ordered, pursuant to Section 12(k) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, that trading in the securities of the above-listed company is suspended for the period from 9:30 a.m. EST on November 22, 2013, through 11:59 p.m. EST on December 6, 2013. SUMMARY: By the Commission. Jill M. Peterson, Assistant Secretary, Under our current, long-standing policy, we do not purchase genetic testing to evaluate disability. However, we do consider all evidence in the record, including genetic testing and other genetic medical evidence, when we make a determination or decision of whether you are disabled.1 We are requesting information regarding how we should consider genetic information in the disability decision process and what issues we should consider. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2013–28447 Filed 11–22–13; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Surrender of License of Small Business Investment Company Pursuant to the authority granted to the United States Small Business Administration under the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, under Section 309 of the Act and Section 107.1900 of the Small Business Administration Rules and Regulations (13 CFR 107.1900) to function as a small business investment company under the Small business Investment Company License No. 09/79–0421 issued to Inglewood Ventures, LP, and said license is hereby declared null and void. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES We will host an online open government comment forum about the use of genetic information in the disability determination process. The forum is open to all members of the public during the dates listed below. DATES: The forum will be open for your ideas and comments until December 26, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl A. Williams, Office of Medical Listings Improvement, Social Security Administration, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21235– 6401, (410) 965–1020. For information on eligibility or filing for benefits, call our national toll-free number, 1–800– 772–1213, or TTY 1–800–325–0778, or visit our Internet site, Social Security Online, at http:// www.socialsecurity.gov. United States Small Business Administration. Javier E. Saade, Associate Administrator for Investment. [FR Doc. 2013–28253 Filed 11–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P How To Participate To submit your ideas and comments, please go to http://www.ssadisabilityideas.ideascale.com and go to the Campaign entitled ‘‘Genetic Information’’. You must register at the site before you are able to submit your ideas and comments. Although we will consider all of the ideas and comments we receive, we will not respond to them. Since we will moderate the ideas and comments we receive during regular business hours, your ideas and comments may not be viewable immediately. In most cases, your ideas and comments should be viewable within two business days. Include only information that you wish to make publicly available. Please 1 20 CFR 404.1512–404.1513, 404.1520, 416.912– 416.913, and 416.920. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:04 Nov 25, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70617 do not include any personal information, such as Social Security numbers or medical information. Dated: November 19, 2013. Arthur R. Spencer, Associate Commissioner, Office of Disability Programs. [FR Doc. 2013–28314 Filed 11–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary Notice of Funding Availability for the Small Business Transportation Resource Center Program Department of Transportation (DOT), Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU). ACTION: Notice of funding availability for the Northwest Region. AGENCY: The Department of Transportation (DOT), Office of the Secretary (OST), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) announces the opportunity for; (1) Business centered communitybased organizations; (2) transportationrelated trade associations; (3) colleges and universities; (4) community colleges or; (5) chambers of commerce, registered with the Internal Revenue Service as 501 C (6) or 501 C (3) tax-exempt organizations, to compete for participation in OSDBU’s Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC) program in the Northwest Region. OSDBU will enter into Cooperative Agreements with these organizations to provide outreach to the small business community in their designated region and provide financial and technical assistance, business training programs, business assessment, management training, counseling, marketing and outreach, and the dissemination of information, to encourage and assist small businesses to become better prepared to compete for, obtain, and manage DOT funded transportationrelated contracts and subcontracts at the federal, state and local levels. Throughout this notice, the term ‘‘small business’’ will refer to: 8(a), small disadvantaged businesses (SDB), disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE), women owned small businesses (WOSB), HubZone, service disabled veteran owned businesses (SDVOB), and veteran owned small businesses (VOSB). Throughout this notice, ‘‘transportation-related’’ is defined as SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA-2013-0054]


Open Government: Use of Genetic Information in Documenting and 
Evaluating Disability

AGENCY: Social Security Administration.

ACTION: Notice of open government forum.

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SUMMARY: We will host an online open government comment forum about the 
use of genetic information in the disability determination process. The 
forum is open to all members of the public during the dates listed 
below.

DATES: The forum will be open for your ideas and comments until 
December 26, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl A. Williams, Office of Medical 
Listings Improvement, Social Security Administration, 6401 Security 
Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21235-6401, (410) 965-1020. For 
information on eligibility or filing for benefits, call our national 
toll-free number, 1-800-772-1213, or TTY 1-800-325-0778, or visit our 
Internet site, Social Security Online, at http://www.socialsecurity.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under our current, long-standing policy, we 
do not purchase genetic testing to evaluate disability. However, we do 
consider all evidence in the record, including genetic testing and 
other genetic medical evidence, when we make a determination or 
decision of whether you are disabled.\1\ We are requesting information 
regarding how we should consider genetic information in the disability 
decision process and what issues we should consider.
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    \1\ 20 CFR 404.1512-404.1513, 404.1520, 416.912-416.913, and 
416.920.
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How To Participate

    To submit your ideas and comments, please go to http://www.ssa-disabilityideas.ideascale.com and go to the Campaign entitled ``Genetic 
Information''. You must register at the site before you are able to 
submit your ideas and comments. Although we will consider all of the 
ideas and comments we receive, we will not respond to them. Since we 
will moderate the ideas and comments we receive during regular business 
hours, your ideas and comments may not be viewable immediately. In most 
cases, your ideas and comments should be viewable within two business 
days.
    Include only information that you wish to make publicly available. 
Please do not include any personal information, such as Social Security 
numbers or medical information.

    Dated: November 19, 2013.
Arthur R. Spencer,
Associate Commissioner, Office of Disability Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-28314 Filed 11-25-13; 8:45 am]
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