Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request, 34426-34427 [2016-12690]

Download as PDF 34426 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 104 / Tuesday, May 31, 2016 / Notices IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1 thereto, is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: Electronic Comments SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Small Business Administration. Notice; extension of comment AGENCY: ACTION: period. On April 7, 2016, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) published a notice in the Federal Register to solicit public comments on a proposed SBIR/STTR Policy Directive, which among other things seeks to clarify the data rights and Phase III preference afforded to SBIR and STTR small business awardees, add definitions relating to data rights, and clarify the benchmarks for progress towards commercialization. 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All submissions should refer to File Number SR– NASDAQ–2016–072 and should be submitted on or before June 21, 2016. 20:07 May 27, 2016 [FR Doc. 2016–12667 Filed 5–27–16; 8:45 am] RIN 3245–AG64 • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an email to rule-comments@ sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–NASDAQ–2016–072 on the subject line. VerDate Sep<11>2014 For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.27 Robert W. Errett, Deputy Secretary. Jkt 238001 27 17 PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edsel Brown, Assistant Director, Office of Innovation, at (202) 401–6365 or technnology@sba.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 7, 2016, SBA published a notice and request for comments on the referenced proposed SBIR/STTR Policy Directive at 81 FR 20483. SBA received a formal request to extend the comment period by 60 days. After considering the request, SBA decided to extend the comment period an additional 30 days, until July 6. 2016. SBA believes this additional time, coupled with the initial 60-day comment period, will give commenters ample time to consider the proposed changes and submit comments. John R. Williams, Director of Innovation, Office of Investment and Innovation. [FR Doc. 2016–12566 Filed 5–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No: SSA–2016–0021] 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 one 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– E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1 34427 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 104 / Tuesday, May 31, 2016 / Notices 2830, Email address: OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov. Or you may submit your comments online through www.regulations.gov, referencing Docket ID Number [SSA– 2016–0020]. 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 August 1, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection instrument by writing to the above email address. Application Status—20 CFR 401.45— 0960–0763. Application Status provides users with the capability to check the status of their pending Social Security claims via the National 800 Number Automated Telephone Service. Users need their Social Security number and a confirmation number to access this information. SSA’s systems determine the type of claim(s) the caller filed based upon the information they provide. Subsequently, the automated telephone system provides callers with the option to choose the claim for which they wish to obtain status. If the caller applied for multiple claims, the automated system allows the caller to select only one claim at a time. Once callers select the claim(s) they are calling about, an automated voice advises them of the status of their claim. The respondents are current Social Security claimants who wish to check on the status of their claims. Modality of completion Number of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) Automated Telephone Services ...................................................................... 160,034 1 3 8,002 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 June 30, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the OMB clearance packages by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ ssa.gov. 1. Beneficiary Recontact Report—20 CFR 404.703, 404.705—0960–0502. SSA investigates recipients of disability payments to determine their continuing eligibility for payments. Research indicates recipients may fail to report circumstances that affect their eligibility. Two such cases are: (1) when parents receiving disability benefits for their child marry; and (2) the removal of an entitled child from parents’ care. SSA uses Form SSA–1588–SM to ask mothers or fathers about both their marital status and children under their care, to detect overpayments and avoid continuing payment to those who are no longer entitled. Respondents are recipients of mothers’ or fathers’ Social Security benefits. Modality of completion Number of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) SSA–1588–SM ................................................................................................ 94,293 1 5 7,858 2. Technical Updates to Applicability of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Reduced Benefit Rate for Individuals Residing in Medical Treatment Facilities—20 CFR 416.708(k)—0960–0758. Section 1611(e)(1)(A) of the Social Security Act states residents of public institutions are ineligible for SSI. However, Sections 1611(e)(1)(B) and (G) list certain exceptions to this provision, making it necessary for SSA to collect information about SSI recipients who enter or leave a medical treatment facility or other public or private institution. SSA’s regulation 20 CFR 416.708(k) establishes the reporting guidelines for implementing this legislative requirement. SSA collects the information to determine eligibility for SSI and the payment amount. The respondents are SSI recipients who enter or leave an institution. Number of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) Technical Updates Statement ......................................................................... sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Modality of completion 34,200 1 7 3,990 Dated: May 25, 2016. Naomi R. Sipple, Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration. DEPARTMENT OF STATE [FR Doc. 2016–12690 Filed 5–27–16; 8:45 am] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Office of Language Services Contractor Application Form BILLING CODE 4191–02–P [Public Notice: 9587] Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:07 May 27, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 104 (Tuesday, May 31, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-12690]


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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No: SSA-2016-0021]


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 one 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-

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2830, Email address: OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov.
    Or you may submit your comments online through www.regulations.gov, 
referencing Docket ID Number [SSA-2016-0020].
    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 
August 1, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection 
instrument by writing to the above email address.
    Application Status--20 CFR 401.45--0960-0763. Application Status 
provides users with the capability to check the status of their pending 
Social Security claims via the National 800 Number Automated Telephone 
Service. Users need their Social Security number and a confirmation 
number to access this information. SSA's systems determine the type of 
claim(s) the caller filed based upon the information they provide. 
Subsequently, the automated telephone system provides callers with the 
option to choose the claim for which they wish to obtain status. If the 
caller applied for multiple claims, the automated system allows the 
caller to select only one claim at a time. Once callers select the 
claim(s) they are calling about, an automated voice advises them of the 
status of their claim. The respondents are current Social Security 
claimants who wish to check on the status of their claims.

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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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Automated Telephone Services................         160,034                1                3            8,002
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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 June 30, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the OMB 
clearance packages by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov.
    1. Beneficiary Recontact Report--20 CFR 404.703, 404.705--0960-
0502. SSA investigates recipients of disability payments to determine 
their continuing eligibility for payments. Research indicates 
recipients may fail to report circumstances that affect their 
eligibility. Two such cases are: (1) when parents receiving disability 
benefits for their child marry; and (2) the removal of an entitled 
child from parents' care. SSA uses Form SSA-1588-SM to ask mothers or 
fathers about both their marital status and children under their care, 
to detect overpayments and avoid continuing payment to those who are no 
longer entitled. Respondents are recipients of mothers' or fathers' 
Social Security benefits.

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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-1588-SM.................................          94,293                1                5            7,858
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    2. Technical Updates to Applicability of the Supplemental Security 
Income (SSI) Reduced Benefit Rate for Individuals Residing in Medical 
Treatment Facilities--20 CFR 416.708(k)--0960-0758. Section 
1611(e)(1)(A) of the Social Security Act states residents of public 
institutions are ineligible for SSI. However, Sections 1611(e)(1)(B) 
and (G) list certain exceptions to this provision, making it necessary 
for SSA to collect information about SSI recipients who enter or leave 
a medical treatment facility or other public or private institution. 
SSA's regulation 20 CFR 416.708(k) establishes the reporting guidelines 
for implementing this legislative requirement. SSA collects the 
information to determine eligibility for SSI and the payment amount. 
The respondents are SSI recipients who enter or leave an institution.

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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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Technical Updates Statement.................          34,200                1                7            3,990
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    Dated: May 25, 2016.
Naomi R. Sipple,
Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-12690 Filed 5-27-16; 8:45 am]
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