Agency Forms Submitted for OMB Review, Request for Comments, 59868-59869 [2014-23589]

Download as PDF 59868 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 192 / Friday, October 3, 2014 / Notices Metro Post market test. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: October 9, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at http:// www.prc.gov. Those who cannot submit comments electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing alternatives. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Introduction II. Notice of Commission Action III. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction On September 19, 2014, the Postal Service filed a request, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3641(d)(2) and Order No. 1539, to extend the duration of the Metro Post market test for an additional year and to expand the test to additional markets across the nation during this additional year.1 The Metro Post market test is currently set to expire on December 16, 2014. Request at 1. Metro Post is currently being tested in the San Francisco and New York City metropolitan areas. ld. The Postal Service intends to expand the Metro Post market test to a number of additional markets over the next year so that it can examine the market for same-day delivery in a wider range of metropolitan areas. ld. The Postal Service explains that it is necessary to test a variety of metropolitan areas to determine the operational feasibility and desirability of making Metro Post a permanent product. ld. at 1–2. Accordingly, the Postal Service requests to extend the Metro Post market test for one additional year, until December 16, 2015, and to expand the test into other metropolitan areas over the coming year. ld. at 2. The Postal Service asserts that all other aspects of the Metro Post market test remains unchanged, and in compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3641 and Commission Order No. 1539. ld. II. Notice of Filing The Commission reopens Docket No. MT2013–1 to consider matters raised by 1 Request of the United States Postal Service for Extension and Expansion of Metro Post Market VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Oct 02, 2014 Jkt 235001 the Postal Service’s Request. Interested persons may submit comments on whether the Postal Service’s filing in the captioned docket is consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3641. Comments are due no later than October 9, 2014. The filing can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints Elisabeth S. Shellan to represent the interests of the general public (Public Representative) in this docket. III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission reopens Docket No. MT2013–1 to consider matters raised by the Postal Service’s Request. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Elisabeth S. Shellan to serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding. 3. Comments are due no later than October 9, 2014. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Ruth Ann Abrams, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–23615 Filed 10–2–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–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 an Information Collection Request (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 collection of information to determine (1) the practical utility of the collection; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the collection; (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. Test, September 19, 2014 (Request). See also Order PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. The RRB uses a Personal Identification Number (PIN)/Password system that allows RRB customers to conduct business with the agency electronically. As part of the system, the RRB collects information needed to establish a unique PIN/Password that allows customer access to RRB Internetbased services. The information collected is matched against records of the railroad employee that are maintained by the RRB. If the information is verified, the request is approved and the RRB mails a Password Request Code (PRC) to the requestor. If the information provided cannot be verified, the requestor is advised to contact the nearest field office of the RRB to resolve the discrepancy. Once a PRC is obtained from the RRB, the requestor can apply for a PIN/Password online. Once the PIN/Password has been established, the requestor has access to RRB Internet-based services. Completion is voluntary, however, the RRB will be unable to provide a PRC or allow a requestor to establish a PIN/ Password (thereby denying system access), if the requests are not completed. Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the initial 60-day notice (79 FR 41604 on July 16, 2014) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments. Information Collection Request (ICR) Title: Request for Internet Services. OMB Control Number: 3220–0198. Form(s) submitted: N/A. Type of request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected public: Individuals or Households. Abstract: The Railroad Retirement Board collects information needed to provide customers with the ability to request a Password Request Code and subsequently, to establish an individual PIN/Password, the initial steps in providing the option of conducting transactions with the RRB on a routine basis through the Internet. Changes proposed: The RRB proposes no changes to the PRC and PIN/ Password screens. The burden estimate for the ICR is as follows: No. 1539, Order Approving Metro Post Market Test, November 14, 2012. E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1 59869 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 192 / Friday, October 3, 2014 / Notices Annual responses Form number Time (minutes) Burden (hours) PRC ............................................................................................................................................. Pin/Password ............................................................................................................................... 12,500 20,000 5.0 1.5 1,042 500 Total ...................................................................................................................................... 32,500 ........................ 1,542 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. 2014–23589 Filed 10–2–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7905–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Washington, DC 20549–0213. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Extension: Rule 498, SEC File No. 270–574, OMB Control No. 3235–0648. Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) (‘‘Paperwork Reduction Act’’), the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘the Commission’’) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) a request for extension of the previously approved collection of information discussed below. Rule 498 (17 CFR 230.498) under the Securities Act of 1933 (15 U.S.C. 77a et seq.) (‘‘Securities Act’’) permits openend management investment companies (‘‘funds’’) to satisfy their prospectus delivery obligations under the Securities Act by sending or giving key information directly to investors in the form of a summary prospectus (‘‘Summary Prospectus’’) and providing the statutory prospectus on a Web site. Upon an investor’s request, funds are also required to send the statutory prospectus to the investor. In addition, under rule 498, a fund that relies on the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Oct 02, 2014 Jkt 235001 rule to meet its statutory prospectus delivery obligations must make available, free of charge, the fund’s current Summary Prospectus, statutory prospectus, statement of additional information, and most recent annual and semi-annual reports to shareholders at the Web site address specified in the required Summary Prospectus legend.1 A Summary Prospectus that complies with rule 498 is deemed to be a prospectus that is authorized under Section 10(b) of the Securities Act and Section 24(g) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a–1 et seq.). The purpose of rule 498 is to enable a fund to provide investors with a Summary Prospectus containing key information necessary to evaluate an investment in the fund. Unlike many other federal information collections, which are primarily for the use and benefit of the collecting agency, this information collection is primarily for the use and benefit of investors. The information filed with the Commission also permits the verification of compliance with securities law requirements and assures the public availability and dissemination of the information. Based on an analysis of fund filings, the Commission estimates that approximately 9,082 portfolios are using a Summary Prospectus. The Commission estimates that the annual hourly burden per portfolio associated with the compilation of the information required on the cover page or the beginning of the Summary Prospectus is 0.5 hours, and estimates that the annual hourly burden per portfolio to comply with the Web site posting requirement is approximately 1 hour, requiring a total of 1.5 hours per portfolio per year.2 Thus the total annual hour burden associated with these requirements of the rule is approximately 13,623.3 The Commission estimates that the annual 1 17 CFR 270.498(e)(1). 2 0.5 hours per portfolio + 1 hour per portfolio = 1.5 hours per portfolio. The Commission believes that funds that have opted to use the Summary Prospectus have already incurred the estimated one-time hour burden to initially comply with rule 498, and therefore the estimated burden hours to initially comply with rule 498 and the associated costs are not included in these estimates. 3 1.5 hours per portfolio × 9,082 portfolios = 13,623 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 cost burden is approximately $15,900 per portfolio, for a total annual cost burden of approximately $144,403,800.4 Estimates of the average burden hours are made solely for the purposes of the Paperwork Reduction Act and are not derived from a comprehensive or even a representative survey or study of the costs of Commission rules and forms. Under rule 498, use of the Summary Prospectus is voluntary, but the rule’s requirements regarding provision of the statutory prospectus upon investor request are mandatory for funds that elect to send or give a Summary Prospectus in reliance upon rule 498. The information provided under rule 498 will not be kept confidential. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The public may view the background documentation for this information collection at the following Web site: www.reginfo.gov. Comments should be directed to: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, or by sending an email to: Shagufta_Ahmed@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) Thomas Bayer, Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, c/o Remi Pavlik-Simon, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549 or send an email to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. Comments must be submitted to OMB within 30 days of this notice. Dated: September 29, 2014. Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–23574 Filed 10–2–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P 4 $15,900 per portfolio × 9,082 portfolios = $144,403,800. E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 192 (Friday, October 3, 2014)]
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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 
an Information Collection Request (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 collection of information 
to determine (1) the practical utility of the collection; (2) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden of the collection; (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.
    The RRB uses a Personal Identification Number (PIN)/Password system 
that allows RRB customers to conduct business with the agency 
electronically. As part of the system, the RRB collects information 
needed to establish a unique PIN/Password that allows customer access 
to RRB Internet-based services. The information collected is matched 
against records of the railroad employee that are maintained by the 
RRB. If the information is verified, the request is approved and the 
RRB mails a Password Request Code (PRC) to the requestor. If the 
information provided cannot be verified, the requestor is advised to 
contact the nearest field office of the RRB to resolve the discrepancy. 
Once a PRC is obtained from the RRB, the requestor can apply for a PIN/
Password online. Once the PIN/Password has been established, the 
requestor has access to RRB Internet-based services.
    Completion is voluntary, however, the RRB will be unable to provide 
a PRC or allow a requestor to establish a PIN/Password (thereby denying 
system access), if the requests are not completed.
    Previous Requests for Comments: The RRB has already published the 
initial 60-day notice (79 FR 41604 on July 16, 2014) required by 44 
U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That request elicited no comments.

Information Collection Request (ICR)

    Title: Request for Internet Services.
    OMB Control Number: 3220-0198.
    Form(s) submitted: N/A.
    Type of request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected public: Individuals or Households.
    Abstract: The Railroad Retirement Board collects information needed 
to provide customers with the ability to request a Password Request 
Code and subsequently, to establish an individual PIN/Password, the 
initial steps in providing the option of conducting transactions with 
the RRB on a routine basis through the Internet.
    Changes proposed: The RRB proposes no changes to the PRC and PIN/
Password screens.
    The burden estimate for the ICR is as follows:

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                                                                      Annual           Time           Burden
                           Form number                               responses       (minutes)        (hours)
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PRC.............................................................          12,500             5.0           1,042
Pin/Password....................................................          20,000             1.5             500
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    Total.......................................................          32,500  ..............           1,542
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    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.
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