Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request, 78811-78812 [2015-31743]

Download as PDF 78811 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 242 / Thursday, December 17, 2015 / Notices 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. December 11, 2015. Robert W. Errett, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–31679 Filed 12–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No: SSA–2015–0073] 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. Or you may submit your comments online through www.regulations.gov, referencing Docket ID Number [SSA– 2015–0073]. I. The information collection below is pending at SSA. SSA will submit it to Number of responses Modality of completion 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 16, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection instruments by writing to the above email address. Application for Widow’s or Widower’s Insurance Benefits—20 CFR 404.335–404.338, & 404.603—0960– 0004. Section 2029(e) and 202(f) of the Social Security Act set forth the requirements for entitlement to widow(er)’s benefits, including the requirements to file an application. For SSA to make a formal determination for entitlement to widow(er)’s benefits, we use Form SSA–10–BK to determine whether an applicant meets the statutory and regulatory conditions for entitlement to widow(er)’s Title II benefits. SSA employees interview individuals applying for benefits either face-to-face or via telephone and enter the information on the paper form or into the Modernized Claims System (MCS). The respondents are applicants for widow(er)’s benefits. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) SSA–10–BK paper version .............................................................................. SSA–10–BK MCS version ............................................................................... 2,045 453,509 1 1 15 14 511 105,819 Totals ........................................................................................................ 455,554 ........................ ........................ 106,330 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 19, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the OMB clearance package by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ ssa.gov. Vocational Rehabilitation Provider Claim—20 CFR 404.2108(b), 404.2117(c)(1)&(2), 404.2101(b)&(c), 404.2121(a), 416.2208(b), 416.2217(c)(1) & (2), 416.2201(b)&(c), 416.2221(a)— 0960–0310. State vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies submit Form SSA–199 to SSA to obtain reimbursement of costs incurred for providing VR services. SSA requires state VR agencies to submit reimbursement claims for the following categories: (1) Claiming reimbursement for VR services provided; (2) certifying adherence to cost containment policies and procedures; and (3) preparing causality statements. The respondents mail the paper copy of the SSA–199 to SSA for consideration and approval of the claim for reimbursement of costs incurred for SSA beneficiaries. For claims certifying adherence to cost containment policies and procedures, or for preparing causality statements, State Number of responses Modality of completion SSA–199 CFR 404.2108 & 416.2208 ................................. CFR 404.2117 & 416.2217 Written requests ...................... CFR 404.2121 & 416.2221 Written requests ...................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Dec 16, 2015 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00104 Frequency of response 80 80 80 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 160 1 2.5 VR agencies submit written requests as stipulated in SSA’s regulations within the Code of Federal Regulations. In most containment policies and procedures as well as causality statements prior to determining whether to reimburse State VR agencies. SSA uses the information on the SSA–199, along with the written documentation, to determine whether, and how much, to pay State VR agencies under SSA’s VR program. Respondents are State VR agencies offering vocational and employment services to Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Number of responses (12,800) (80) (200) E:\FR\FM\17DEN1.SGM 17DEN1 Average burden per response (minutes) 23 60 100 Estimated total annual burden (hours) 4,907 80 333 78812 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 242 / Thursday, December 17, 2015 / Notices Number of responses Modality of completion Total ....................................................................... Dated: December 14, 2015. Naomi R. Sipple, Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration. BILLING CODE 4191–02–P [Public Notice: 9380] STATE–81 Privacy Act; System of Records: Office of Foreign Missions Records, State-81 Notice is hereby given that the Department of State proposes to create a system of records, Office of Foreign Missions Records, State-81, pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A–130, Appendix I. DATES: This system of records will be effective on January 26, 2016, unless we receive comments that will result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Any persons interested in commenting on the new system of records may do so by writing to the Director; Office of Information Programs and Services, A/GIS/IPS; Department of State, SA–2; 515 22nd Street NW.; Washington, DC 20522–8100. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Hackett, Director; Office of Information Programs and Services, A/GIS/IPS; Department of State, SA–2; 515 22nd Street NW; Washington, DC 20522– 8100, or at Privacy@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of State proposes that the new system will be named ‘‘Office of Foreign Missions Records.’’ The records in State-81 were previously published under STATE–36, Security Records. The records maintained in the Office of Foreign Missions Records are related to the implementation of the Foreign Missions Act, the operation of foreign missions, and the United States’ extension of privileges, exemptions, immunities, benefits, and courtesies to foreign government officials, members/ employees and officers of foreign missions and certain international organizations in the United States, their immediate family members, and domestic workers who are in the United SUMMARY: asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ........................ Joyce A. Barr, Assistant Secretary for Administration, U.S. Department of State. DEPARTMENT OF STATE 16:53 Dec 16, 2015 80 States in nonimmigrant A–3 or G–5 visa status. The Department’s report was filed with the Office of Management and Budget. The new system description, ‘‘Office of Foreign Missions Records, State-81,’’ will read as set forth below. [FR Doc. 2015–31743 Filed 12–16–15; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 Frequency of response Jkt 238001 SYSTEM NAME: Office of Foreign Missions Records SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: Unclassified SYSTEM LOCATION: Office of Foreign Missions (OFM), Department of State, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20520; State Annex 33, OFM Regional Offices. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Categories of individuals covered include: (a) members and employees of foreign missions and international organizations in the United States; (b) their immediate family and other household members; (c) domestic workers who are in the United States in nonimmigrant A–3 or G–5 visa status; (d) officials/representatives of foreign governments; and (e) individuals accompanying senior foreign embassy officials on tours of the White House. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: 1. Administrative files related to the implementation of the Foreign Missions Act, provision of services and benefits. Records in the system may include biographic data, such as name, numeric identifier, gender, nationality, citizenship, visa data, date and place of birth, residential address, employer name and location, employee’s function/title, employment start date, and employment termination date. 2. Records associated with the notification, accreditation, recognition, and termination of the appointment of members of foreign missions as well as employees and officers of international organizations in the United States; 3. Records may include documentation concerning: a. Employment authorization for eligible dependents of foreign missions PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses (13,080) Average burden per response (minutes) ........................ Estimated total annual burden (hours) 5,320 and international organizations in the United States; b. the authorization of the exemption of taxes imposed on the purchases of goods and services by eligible members of foreign missions and international organizations in the United States; c. the authorization of tax and dutyfree importation privileges for eligible members of foreign missions and international organizations in the United States; d. Real property owned or leased by certain members of foreign missions and international organizations in the United States and the extension of any applicable privileges and immunities to such properties; e. Individuals or entities who sell or purchase real property from foreign missions and international organizations; f. Motor vehicle titling, registration, and licensing services and documentation for eligible members of foreign missions and international organizations in the United States, including motor vehicle records/moving violation records for individuals and information concerning an individual’s motor vehicle liability insurance coverage; g. A foreign mission or international organization member’s notification or request for approval of travel planned within the United States that is outside of an established geographic area; h. The extension of expedited port clearance courtesies to senior foreign officials entering the United States; i. The extension of airport security screening courtesies associated with the departure of senior foreign officials from airports in the United States; j. Requests from foreign missions for White House Tours; and k. Assignment and management of electronic accounts for individuals authorized to submit requests to the Department of State on behalf of foreign missions and international organizations via OFM’s e-Government System. 4. Records related to submissions of Form I–508 ‘‘Waiver of Rights, Privileges, Exemptions, and Immunities’’ from individuals who are lawful permanent residents and are in an occupational status making them eligible for an ‘‘A,’’ ‘‘E,’’ or ‘‘G’’ visa to waive rights, privileges, exemptions and E:\FR\FM\17DEN1.SGM 17DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 242 (Thursday, December 17, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 78811-78812]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No: SSA-2015-0073]


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.

    Or you may submit your comments online through www.regulations.gov, 
referencing Docket ID Number [SSA-2015-0073].
    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 
February 16, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection 
instruments by writing to the above email address.
    Application for Widow's or Widower's Insurance Benefits--20 CFR 
404.335-404.338, & 404.603--0960-0004. Section 2029(e) and 202(f) of 
the Social Security Act set forth the requirements for entitlement to 
widow(er)'s benefits, including the requirements to file an 
application. For SSA to make a formal determination for entitlement to 
widow(er)'s benefits, we use Form SSA-10-BK to determine whether an 
applicant meets the statutory and regulatory conditions for entitlement 
to widow(er)'s Title II benefits. SSA employees interview individuals 
applying for benefits either face-to-face or via telephone and enter 
the information on the paper form or into the Modernized Claims System 
(MCS). The respondents are applicants for widow(er)'s benefits.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                  Average burden     Estimated
             Modality of completion                  Number of     Frequency of    per response    total annual
                                                     responses       response        (minutes)    burden (hours)
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SSA-10-BK paper version.........................           2,045               1              15             511
SSA-10-BK MCS version...........................         453,509               1              14         105,819
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    Totals......................................         455,554  ..............  ..............         106,330
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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 19, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the 
OMB clearance package by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov.
    Vocational Rehabilitation Provider Claim--20 CFR 404.2108(b), 
404.2117(c)(1)&(2), 404.2101(b)&(c), 404.2121(a), 416.2208(b), 
416.2217(c)(1) & (2), 416.2201(b)&(c), 416.2221(a)--0960-0310. State 
vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies submit Form SSA-199 to SSA to 
obtain reimbursement of costs incurred for providing VR services. SSA 
requires state VR agencies to submit reimbursement claims for the 
following categories: (1) Claiming reimbursement for VR services 
provided; (2) certifying adherence to cost containment policies and 
procedures; and (3) preparing causality statements. The respondents 
mail the paper copy of the SSA-199 to SSA for consideration and 
approval of the claim for reimbursement of costs incurred for SSA 
beneficiaries. For claims certifying adherence to cost containment 
policies and procedures, or for preparing causality statements, State 
VR agencies submit written requests as stipulated in SSA's regulations 
within the Code of Federal Regulations. In most containment policies 
and procedures as well as causality statements prior to determining 
whether to reimburse State VR agencies. SSA uses the information on the 
SSA-199, along with the written documentation, to determine whether, 
and how much, to pay State VR agencies under SSA's VR program. 
Respondents are State VR agencies offering vocational and employment 
services to Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) 
recipients.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                  Average burden     Estimated
     Modality of completion          Number of     Frequency of      Number of     per response    total annual
                                     responses       response        responses       (minutes)    burden (hours)
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SSA-199 CFR 404.2108 & 416.2208.              80             160        (12,800)              23           4,907
CFR 404.2117 & 416.2217 Written               80               1            (80)              60              80
 requests.......................
CFR 404.2121 & 416.2221 Written               80             2.5           (200)             100             333
 requests.......................
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    Dated: December 14, 2015.
Naomi R. Sipple,
Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-31743 Filed 12-16-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4191-02-P