Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request, 75484-75485 [2015-30530]

Download as PDF 75484 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 231 / Wednesday, December 2, 2015 / Notices II. Notice of Commission Action The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2016–20 and CP2016–26 to consider the Request pertaining to the proposed Priority Mail Express & Priority Mail Contract 22 product and the related contract, respectively. The Commission invites comments on whether the Postal Service’s filings in the captioned dockets are consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than December 4, 2015. The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http://www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints Curtis E. Kidd to serve as Public Representative in these dockets. III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2016–20 and CP2016–26 to consider the matters raised in each docket. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Curtis E. Kidd is appointed to serve as an officer of the Commission to represent the interests of the general public in these proceedings (Public Representative). 3. Comments are due no later than December 4, 2015. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–30485 Filed 12–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. MC2016–19 and CP2016–25; Order No. 2841] New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 155 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: December 3, 2015. 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 jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:24 Dec 01, 2015 Jkt 238001 section by telephone for advice on filing alternatives. INFORMATION CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Notice of Commission Action III. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction In accordance with 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 39 CFR 3020.30 et seq., the Postal Service filed a formal request and associated supporting information to add Priority Mail Contract 155 to the competitive product list.1 The Postal Service contemporaneously filed a redacted contract related to the proposed new product under 39 U.S.C. 3632(b)(3) and 39 CFR 3015.5. Request, Attachment B. To support its Request, the Postal Service filed a copy of the contract, a copy of the Governors’ Decision authorizing the product, proposed changes to the Mail Classification Schedule, a Statement of Supporting Justification, a certification of compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a), and an application for non-public treatment of certain materials. It also filed supporting financial workpapers. II. Notice of Commission Action The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2016–19 and CP2016–25 to consider the Request pertaining to the proposed Priority Mail Contract 155 product and the related contract, respectively. The Commission invites comments on whether the Postal Service’s filings in the captioned dockets are consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than December 3, 2015. The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http://www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints Lyudmila Y. Bzhilyanskaya to serve as Public Representative in these dockets. III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2016–19 and CP2016–25 to consider the matters raised in each docket. 1 Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 155 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors’ Decision, Contract, and Supporting Data, November 24, 2015 (Request). PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Lyudmila Y. Bzhilyanskaya is appointed to serve as an officer of the Commission to represent the interests of the general public in these proceedings (Public Representative). 3. Comments are due no later than December 3, 2015. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–30484 Filed 12–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No: SSA–2015–0072] 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, Or you may submit your comments online through www.regulations.gov, referencing Docket ID Number [SSA– 2015–0072]. E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 231 / Wednesday, December 2, 2015 / Notices I. The information collections below are pending at SSA. SSA will submit them 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 February 1, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection instruments by writing to the above email address. 1. Employer Verification of Records for Children Under Age Seven—20 CFR 404.801–404.803, 404.821–404.822— 0960–0505. SSA discovered as many as 70 percent of the wage reports we receive for children under age seven are actually the earnings of someone other than the child. To ensure we credit the correct person with the reported earnings, SSA verifies wage reports for 75485 children under age seven with the children’s employers before posting to the earnings record. SSA uses Form SSA–L3231–C1, Request for Employer Information, for this purpose. The respondents are employers who report earnings for children under age seven. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Modality of completion Number of responses Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) SSA–L3231–C1 ............................................................................................... 20,000 1 10 3,333 2. Wage Reports and Pension Information—20 CFR 422.122(b)—0960– 0547. Pension plan administrators annually file plan information with the Internal Revenue Service, which then forwards the information to SSA. SSA maintains and organizes this information by plan number; plan participant’s name; and Social Security number. Section 1131(a) of the Social Security Act entitles pension plan participants to request this information from SSA. The Wage Reports and Pension Information regulation, 20 CFR 422.122(b) of the Code of Federal Regulations, stipulates that before SSA disseminates this information, the requestor must first submit a written request with identifying information to SSA. The respondents are requestors of pension plan information. Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information collection. Modality of completion Number of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) Requests for pension plan information ............................................................ 400 1 30 200 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 January 4, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the OMB clearance package by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ ssa.gov. Pre-1957 Military Service Federal Benefit Questionnaire—20 CFR 404.1301–404.1371—0960–0120. SSA may grant gratuitous military wage credits for active military or naval service (under certain conditions) during the period September 16, 1940 through December 31, 1956, if no other Federal agency (other than the Veterans Administration) credited the service for benefit eligibility or computation purposes. We use Form SSA–2512 to collect specific information about other Federal, military, or civilian benefits the wage earner may receive when the applicant indicates both pre-1957 military service and the receipt of a Federal benefit. SSA uses the data in the claims adjudication process to grant gratuitous military wage credits when applicable, and to solicit sufficient information to determine eligibility. Respondents are applicants for Social Security benefits on a record where the wage earner claims pre-1957 military service. 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–2512 ........................................................................................................ jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Modality of completion 5,000 1 10 833 Dated: November 27, 2015. Naomi R. Sipple, Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–30530 Filed 12–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:24 Dec 01, 2015 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 231 (Wednesday, December 2, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 75484-75485]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-30530]


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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No: SSA-2015-0072]


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,
    Or you may submit your comments online through www.regulations.gov, 
referencing Docket ID Number [SSA-2015-0072].

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    I. The information collections below are pending at SSA. SSA will 
submit them 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 
February 1, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection 
instruments by writing to the above email address.
    1. Employer Verification of Records for Children Under Age Seven--
20 CFR 404.801-404.803, 404.821-404.822--0960-0505. SSA discovered as 
many as 70 percent of the wage reports we receive for children under 
age seven are actually the earnings of someone other than the child. To 
ensure we credit the correct person with the reported earnings, SSA 
verifies wage reports for children under age seven with the children's 
employers before posting to the earnings record. SSA uses Form SSA-
L3231-C1, Request for Employer Information, for this purpose. The 
respondents are employers who report earnings for children under age 
seven.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                Average  burden  Estimated total
           Modality of completion                Number of       Frequency of    per  response    annual burden
                                                 responses         response        (minutes)         (hours)
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SSA-L3231-C1................................          20,000                1               10            3,333
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    2. Wage Reports and Pension Information--20 CFR 422.122(b)--0960-
0547. Pension plan administrators annually file plan information with 
the Internal Revenue Service, which then forwards the information to 
SSA. SSA maintains and organizes this information by plan number; plan 
participant's name; and Social Security number. Section 1131(a) of the 
Social Security Act entitles pension plan participants to request this 
information from SSA. The Wage Reports and Pension Information 
regulation, 20 CFR 422.122(b) of the Code of Federal Regulations, 
stipulates that before SSA disseminates this information, the requestor 
must first submit a written request with identifying information to 
SSA. The respondents are requestors of pension plan information.
    Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved 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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Requests for pension plan information.......             400                1               30              200
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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 January 4, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the OMB 
clearance package by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov.
    Pre-1957 Military Service Federal Benefit Questionnaire--20 CFR 
404.1301-404.1371--0960-0120. SSA may grant gratuitous military wage 
credits for active military or naval service (under certain conditions) 
during the period September 16, 1940 through December 31, 1956, if no 
other Federal agency (other than the Veterans Administration) credited 
the service for benefit eligibility or computation purposes. We use 
Form SSA-2512 to collect specific information about other Federal, 
military, or civilian benefits the wage earner may receive when the 
applicant indicates both pre-1957 military service and the receipt of a 
Federal benefit. SSA uses the data in the claims adjudication process 
to grant gratuitous military wage credits when applicable, and to 
solicit sufficient information to determine eligibility. Respondents 
are applicants for Social Security benefits on a record where the wage 
earner claims pre-1957 military service.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved 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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SSA-2512....................................           5,000                1               10              833
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    Dated: November 27, 2015.
Naomi R. Sipple,
Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-30530 Filed 12-1-15; 8:45 am]
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