Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request, 46293-46295 [2014-18661]

Download as PDF 46293 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 152 / Thursday, August 7, 2014 / Notices Maryland: Frederick, Garrett Pennsylvania: Bedford, Franklin, Fulton, Somerset Virginia: Loudoun West Virginia: Berkeley, Hampshire, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan The Interest Rates are: Percent For Physical Damage: Homeowners With Credit Available Elsewhere .......... Homeowners Without Credit Available Elsewhere .......... Businesses With Credit Available Elsewhere .................. Businesses Without Credit Available Elsewhere .......... Non-Profit Organizations With Credit Available Elsewhere Non-Profit Organizations Without Credit Available Elsewhere .......................... For Economic Injury: Businesses & Small Agricultural Cooperatives Without Credit Available Elsewhere Non-Profit Organizations Without Credit Available Elsewhere .......................... 4.375 2.188 6.000 4.000 2.625 2.625 4.000 2.625 The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 14074 6 and for economic injury is 14075 0. The States which received an EIDL Declaration # are Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers 59002 and 59008) Dated: July 30, 2014. Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator. Incident: Severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides. Incident Period: 06/11/2014 through 07/11/2014. DATES: Effective Date: 07/31/2014. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 09/19/2014. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 04/21/2015. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing And Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of the President’s major disaster declaration for Private Non-Profit organizations in the State of Minnesota, dated 07/21/2014, is hereby amended to include the following areas as adversely affected by the disaster. Primary Counties: Beltrami, Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Dodge, Faribault, Koochiching, Lac Qui Parle, Lake of the Woods, Le Sueur, Marshall, Martin, Mcleod, Nicollet, Redwood, Rice, Roseau, Scott, Sibley, Steele, Todd, Wadena, Waseca, Yellow Medicine, And the Red Lake Band of Chippewa and Prairie Island Indian Community Tribes. All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers 59002 and 59008) [FR Doc. 2014–18690 Filed 8–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION James E. Rivera, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–18697 Filed 8–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P [Disaster Declaration # 14064 and # 14065] Minnesota Disaster Number MN–00056 SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Amendment 1. Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Minnesota (FEMA–4182– DR), dated 07/21/2014. 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 AGENCY: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Number of respondents Modality of completion SSA–8000, paper version .................................................................... MSSICS Version .................................................................................. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:14 Aug 06, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Public Law 104–13, the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, effective October 1, 1995. This notice includes revisions 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, 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 October 6, 2014. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection instruments by writing to the above email address. Application for Supplemental Security Income—20 CFR 416.207 and 416.305—416.335, Subpart C—0960– 0229. The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides aged, blind, and disabled individuals who have little or no income, with funds for food, clothing, and shelter. Individuals complete Form SSA–8000 to apply for SSI. SSA uses the information from paper Form SSA–8000 and its electronic intranet counterpart, the Modernized SSI Claims Systems (MSSICS), to determine: (1) Whether SSI claimants meet all statutory and regulatory eligibility requirements; and (2) SSI payment amounts. The respondents are applicants for SSI or their representative payees. Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information collection. 39,295 211,802 Sfmt 4703 Average burden per response (minutes) Frequency of response E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 1 1 07AUN1 41 36 Total estimated anual burden (hours) 26,852 127,081 46294 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 152 / Thursday, August 7, 2014 / Notices Number of respondents Modality of completion Average burden per response (minutes) Frequency of response Total estimated anual burden (hours) MSSICS with Signature Proxy (attestation) ........................................ 1,713,671 1 35 999,641 Totals ............................................................................................ 1,964,768 ........................ ........................ 1,153,574 II. 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 8, 2014. Individuals can obtain copies of the OMB clearance packages by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov. 1. Disability Report-Appeal—20 CFR 404.1512, 416.912, 404.916(c), 416.1416(c), 422.140, 404.1713, 416.1513, 404.1740(b)(4), 416.1540(b)(4), and 405 Subpart C— 0960–0144. SSA requires disability applicants who wish to appeal an unfavorable disability determination to complete Form SSA–3441–BK, the associated Electronic Disability Collect System (EDCS) interview, or the Internet application, i3441. This allows claimants to disclose any changes to their disability or resources that might influence SSA’s unfavorable determination. We may use the information to: (1) Reconsider and review an initial disability determination; (2) review a continuing disability; and (3) evaluate a request for a hearing. This information assists the State Disability Determination Services (DDS) and administrative law judges (ALJ) in preparing for the appeals and Number of respondents Modality of completion hearings, and in issuing a determination or decision on an individual’s entitlement (initial or continuing) to disability benefits. In addition, the information we collect on the SSA– 3441–BK facilitates SSA’s collection of medical information to support the applicant’s request for reconsideration; request for benefits cessation appeal; and request for a hearing before an ALJ. Respondents are individuals who appeal denial, reduction, or cessation of Social Security disability income and SSI payments; who wish to request a hearing before an ALJ; or their representatives. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Average burden per response (minutes) Frequency of response Total estimated annual burden (hours) SSA–3441–BK ..................................................................................... Electronic Disability Collect System (EDCS) ....................................... i3441 (Internet) .................................................................................... 2,396 476,771 1,046,938 1 1 1 45 45 28 1,797 357,578 488,571 Totals ............................................................................................ 1,526,105 ........................ ........................ 847,946 2. Request for Hearing by Administrative Law Judge—20 CFR 404.929, 404.933, 416.1429, 404.1433, 418.1350, and 42 CFR 405.722—0960– 0269. When SSA denies applicants’ or beneficiaries’ requests for new or continuing benefits, the Social Security Act entitles those applicants or beneficiaries to request a hearing to appeal the decision. To request a hearing, individuals complete Form HA–501, the associated Modernized Claims System (MCS) or MSSICS interview, or the Internet application (i501). SSA uses the information to determine if the individual: (1) Filed the request within the prescribed time; (2) is the proper party; and (3) took the steps necessary to obtain the right to a hearing. SSA also uses the information to determine: (1) The individual’s reason(s) for disagreeing with SSA’s prior determinations in the case; (2) if the individual has additional evidence to submit; (3) if the individual wants an oral hearing or a decision on the record; Number of respondents Modality of completion and (4) whether the individual has (or wants to appoint) a representative. The respondents are Social Security benefit applicants and recipients who want to appeal SSA’s denial of their request for new or continued benefits, and Medicare Part B recipients who must pay the Medicare Part B Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amount. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Total estimated annual burden (hours) emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES HA–501; Modernized Claims System (MCS); Modernized Supplemental Security Income Claims System (MSSICS) ........................................... i501 (Internet iAppeals) ............................................................................. 25,953 643,516 1 1 10 5 4,326 53,626 Totals .................................................................................................. 669,469 ........................ ........................ 57,952 3. Request for Reconsideration—20 CFR 404.907–404.921, 416.1407– 416.1421, 408.1009, and 418.1325— 0960–0622. Individuals use Form SSA– VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:14 Aug 06, 2014 Jkt 232001 561–U2, the associated MCS interview, or the Internet application (i561) to initiate a request for reconsideration of a denied claim. SSA uses the PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information to document the request and to determine an individual’s eligibility or entitlement to Social Security benefits (Title II), SSI payments E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1 46295 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 152 / Thursday, August 7, 2014 / Notices (Title XVI), Special Veterans Benefits (Title VIII), Medicare (Title XVIII), and for initial determinations regarding Medicare Part B income-related premium subsidy reductions. The respondents are individuals filing for reconsideration of a denied claim. Number of respondents Modality of completion Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Average burden per response (minutes) Frequency of response Total estimated annual burden (hours) SSA–561 and Modernized Claims System (MCS) .............................. i561 (Internet iAppeals) ....................................................................... 550,370 911,330 1 1 8 5 73,383 75,944 Totals ............................................................................................ 1,461,700 ........................ ........................ 149,327 Dated: August 4, 2014. Faye Lipsky, Reports Clearance Director, Social Security Administration. to Allison Wright, who may be reached on 202–663–0024 or at wrightas@ state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2014–18661 Filed 8–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 8815] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–7646, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment. DATE(S): Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) up to September 8, 2014. ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following methods: Email: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and the OMB control number in the subject line of your message. Fax: 202–395–5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department of State. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:14 Aug 06, 2014 Jkt 232001 • Title of Information Collection: U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0180. • Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Office of UNESCO Affairs, Executive Secretariat U.S. National Commission for UNESCO (IO/UNESCO). • Form Number: DS–7646. • Respondents: U.S. college and university students applying for a Fellowship. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. • Estimated Number of Responses: 100. • Average Time Per Response: 10 hours. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 1,000 hours. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this 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 information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of proposed collection: Fellowship applicants (U.S. citizen students at U.S. colleges and universities) will submit descriptions of self-designed proposals for brief travel abroad to conduct work that is consistent with UNESCO’s substantive mandate to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of race, sex, language or religion, by the Charter of the United Nations. The fellowship is funded through private donations. The information will be reviewed for the purpose of identifying the most meritorious proposals, as measured against the published evaluation criteria. Methodology: The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Office of UNESCO Affairs, Executive Secretariat, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO (IO/ UNESCO) will collect this information via electronic submission. Dated: July 31, 2014. Allison Wright, Executive Director, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–18704 Filed 8–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–19–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8819] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘The Heart Is Not a Metaphor’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 152 (Thursday, August 7, 2014)]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-18661]


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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 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, 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 
October 6, 2014. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection 
instruments by writing to the above email address.
    Application for Supplemental Security Income--20 CFR 416.207 and 
416.305--416.335, Subpart C--0960-0229. The Supplemental Security 
Income (SSI) program provides aged, blind, and disabled individuals who 
have little or no income, with funds for food, clothing, and shelter. 
Individuals complete Form SSA-8000 to apply for SSI. SSA uses the 
information from paper Form SSA-8000 and its electronic intranet 
counterpart, the Modernized SSI Claims Systems (MSSICS), to determine: 
(1) Whether SSI claimants meet all statutory and regulatory eligibility 
requirements; and (2) SSI payment amounts. The respondents are 
applicants for SSI or their representative payees.
    Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                               Average burden   Total estimated
          Modality of completion                Number of       Frequency of    per response      anual burden
                                               respondents        response        (minutes)         (hours)
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SSA-8000, paper version...................             39,295               1              41             26,852
MSSICS Version............................            211,802               1              36            127,081

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MSSICS with Signature Proxy (attestation).          1,713,671               1              35            999,641
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    Totals................................          1,964,768  ..............  ..............          1,153,574
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    II. 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 8, 2014. Individuals can obtain copies of the 
OMB clearance packages by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov.
    1. Disability Report-Appeal--20 CFR 404.1512, 416.912, 404.916(c), 
416.1416(c), 422.140, 404.1713, 416.1513, 404.1740(b)(4), 
416.1540(b)(4), and 405 Subpart C--0960-0144. SSA requires disability 
applicants who wish to appeal an unfavorable disability determination 
to complete Form SSA-3441-BK, the associated Electronic Disability 
Collect System (EDCS) interview, or the Internet application, i3441. 
This allows claimants to disclose any changes to their disability or 
resources that might influence SSA's unfavorable determination. We may 
use the information to: (1) Reconsider and review an initial disability 
determination; (2) review a continuing disability; and (3) evaluate a 
request for a hearing. This information assists the State Disability 
Determination Services (DDS) and administrative law judges (ALJ) in 
preparing for the appeals and hearings, and in issuing a determination 
or decision on an individual's entitlement (initial or continuing) to 
disability benefits. In addition, the information we collect on the 
SSA-3441-BK facilitates SSA's collection of medical information to 
support the applicant's request for reconsideration; request for 
benefits cessation appeal; and request for a hearing before an ALJ. 
Respondents are individuals who appeal denial, reduction, or cessation 
of Social Security disability income and SSI payments; who wish to 
request a hearing before an ALJ; or their representatives.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                               Average burden   Total estimated
          Modality of completion                Number of       Frequency of    per response     annual burden
                                               respondents        response        (minutes)         (hours)
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SSA-3441-BK...............................              2,396               1              45              1,797
Electronic Disability Collect System                  476,771               1              45            357,578
 (EDCS)...................................
i3441 (Internet)..........................          1,046,938               1              28            488,571
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    Totals................................          1,526,105  ..............  ..............            847,946
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    2. Request for Hearing by Administrative Law Judge--20 CFR 404.929, 
404.933, 416.1429, 404.1433, 418.1350, and 42 CFR 405.722--0960-0269. 
When SSA denies applicants' or beneficiaries' requests for new or 
continuing benefits, the Social Security Act entitles those applicants 
or beneficiaries to request a hearing to appeal the decision. To 
request a hearing, individuals complete Form HA-501, the associated 
Modernized Claims System (MCS) or MSSICS interview, or the Internet 
application (i501). SSA uses the information to determine if the 
individual: (1) Filed the request within the prescribed time; (2) is 
the proper party; and (3) took the steps necessary to obtain the right 
to a hearing. SSA also uses the information to determine: (1) The 
individual's reason(s) for disagreeing with SSA's prior determinations 
in the case; (2) if the individual has additional evidence to submit; 
(3) if the individual wants an oral hearing or a decision on the 
record; and (4) whether the individual has (or wants to appoint) a 
representative. The respondents are Social Security benefit applicants 
and recipients who want to appeal SSA's denial of their request for new 
or continued benefits, and Medicare Part B recipients who must pay the 
Medicare Part B Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amount.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                      Total
                                  Number of       Frequency of   Average burden     estimated
   Modality of completion        respondents        response      per response    annual burden
                                                                    (minutes)        (hours)
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HA-501; Modernized Claims                25,953               1              10           4,326
 System (MCS); Modernized
 Supplemental Security
 Income Claims System
 (MSSICS)...................
i501 (Internet iAppeals)....            643,516               1               5          53,626
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    Totals..................            669,469  ..............  ..............          57,952
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    3. Request for Reconsideration--20 CFR 404.907-404.921, 416.1407-
416.1421, 408.1009, and 418.1325--0960-0622. Individuals use Form SSA-
561-U2, the associated MCS interview, or the Internet application 
(i561) to initiate a request for reconsideration of a denied claim. SSA 
uses the information to document the request and to determine an 
individual's eligibility or entitlement to Social Security benefits 
(Title II), SSI payments

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(Title XVI), Special Veterans Benefits (Title VIII), Medicare (Title 
XVIII), and for initial determinations regarding Medicare Part B 
income-related premium subsidy reductions. The respondents are 
individuals filing for reconsideration of a denied claim.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                               Average burden   Total estimated
          Modality of completion                Number of       Frequency of    per response     annual burden
                                               respondents        response        (minutes)         (hours)
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SSA-561 and Modernized Claims System (MCS)            550,370               1               8             73,383
i561 (Internet iAppeals)..................            911,330               1               5             75,944
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    Totals................................          1,461,700  ..............  ..............            149,327
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    Dated: August 4, 2014.
Faye Lipsky,
Reports Clearance Director, Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-18661 Filed 8-6-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4191-02-P