Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request, 54175-54176 [2016-19259]

Download as PDF 54175 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 157 / Monday, August 15, 2016 / Notices Rich, Management Analyst, 202–205– 7030, curtis.rich@sba.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Small Business Administration collects this information from lenders who participate in the secondary market program. The information is used to facilitate and administer secondary market transactions in accordance with 15 U.S.C. 634(f)3 and to monitor the program for compliance with 15 U.S.C. 639(h). Solicitation of Public Comments SBA is requesting comments on (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the agency to properly perform its functions; (b) whether the burden estimates are accurate; (c) whether there are ways to minimize the burden, including through the use of automated techniques or other forms of information technology; and (d) whether there are ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information. Summary of Information Collection Title: Secondary Participation Guaranty Agreement. Description of Respondents: Small Business Lending Companies. Form Number: SBA Forms 1502, 1086. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 4,625. Total Estimated Annual Hour Burden: 48,000. Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst. [FR Doc. 2016–19280 Filed 8–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P Or you may submit your comments online through www.regulations.gov, referencing Docket ID Number [SSA– 2016–0040]. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA–2016–0040] 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. Number of respondents Modality of completion 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 14, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection instrument by writing to the above email address. Request for Proof(s) from Custodian of Records—20 CFR 404.703, 404.704, 404.720, 404.721, 404.723, 404.725, & 404.728—0960–0766. SSA sends Form SSA–L707, Request for Proof(s) from Custodian of Records, to records custodians on behalf of individuals who need help obtaining evidence of death, marriage, or divorce in connection with claims for benefits. SSA uses the information from the SSA–L707 to determine eligibility for benefits. The respondents are records custodians including statistics and religious entities, coroners, funeral directors, attending physicians, and State agencies. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) 501 99 1 1 10 10 84 17 Totals ........................................................................................................ sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES State or Local Government ............................................................................. Private Sector .................................................................................................. 600 ........................ ........................ 101 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 14, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the OMB clearance packages by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov. 1. Waiver of Your Right to Personal Appearance before an Administrative Law Judge—20 CFR 404.948(b)(l)(i) and VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Aug 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 416.1448(b)(l)(i)—0960–0284. Applicants for Social Security, Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments have the statutory right to appear in person, or through a representative, and present evidence about their claims at a hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ). If claimants wish to waive this right to appear before an ALJ, they must do so in writing. Form HA–4608 serves as a written waiver for the claimant’s right to a personal appearance before an ALJ. The ALJ uses the information we PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collect on Form HA–4608 to continue processing the case, and makes the completed form a part of the documentary evidence of record by placing it in the official record of the proceedings as an exhibit. Respondents are applicants or claimants for OASDI and SSI, or their representatives, who request to waive their right to appear in person before an ALJ. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1 54176 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 157 / Monday, August 15, 2016 / Notices Modality of completion Number of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) HA–4608 .......................................................................................................... 12,000 1 2 400 2. Letter to Custodian of Birth Records/Letter to Custodian of School Records—20 CFR 404.704, 404.716, 416.802, and 422.107—0960–0693. When individuals need help in obtaining evidence of their age in connection with Social Security number (SSN) card applications and claims for benefits, SSA can prepare the SSA– L106, Letter to Custodian of School Records, or SSA–L706, Letter to Custodian of Birth Records. SSA uses the SSA–L706 to determine the existence of primary evidence of age of SSN applicants. SSA uses both letters to verify with the issuing entity, when necessary, the authenticity of the record submitted by the SSN applicant or claimant. The respondents are schools, State and local bureaus of vital statistics, and religious entities. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. SSA–L106 Number of respondents Type of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) Private Sector .................................................................................................. State/Local/ ...................................................................................................... Tribal Government ........................................................................................... 1,800 1 10 300 1,800 1 10 300 Totals ........................................................................................................ 3,600 ........................ ........................ 600 Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) SSA–L706 Number of respondents Type of respondents Estimated total annual burden (hours) Private Sector .................................................................................................. State/Local/ ...................................................................................................... Tribal Government ........................................................................................... 1,800 1 10 300 1,800 1 10 300 Totals ........................................................................................................ 3,600 ........................ ........................ 600 Grand Total ....................................................................................... 7,200 ........................ ........................ 1,200 3. 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 SSN and a confirmation number to access this information. SSA systems determine the type of claim(s) the caller filed based upon the information provided. 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 which claim to obtain status. 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. Type of Request: Revision on an OMB-approved information collection. Number of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) Automated Telephone Services ...................................................................... sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Modality of completion 160,034 1 3 8,002 Dated: August 9, 2016. Naomi R. Sipple, Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–19259 Filed 8–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA–2016–0038] Notice of Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board Membership AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Aug 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Social Security Administration. Frm 00136 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board Membership. ACTION: Title 5, U.S. Code, 4314 (c)(4), requires that the appointment of Performance Review Board members be E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 157 (Monday, August 15, 2016)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-19259]


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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA-2016-0040]


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-2016-0040].
    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 14, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection 
instrument by writing to the above email address.
    Request for Proof(s) from Custodian of Records--20 CFR 404.703, 
404.704, 404.720, 404.721, 404.723, 404.725, & 404.728--0960-0766. SSA 
sends Form SSA-L707, Request for Proof(s) from Custodian of Records, to 
records custodians on behalf of individuals who need help obtaining 
evidence of death, marriage, or divorce in connection with claims for 
benefits. SSA uses the information from the SSA-L707 to determine 
eligibility for benefits. The respondents are records custodians 
including statistics and religious entities, coroners, funeral 
directors, attending physicians, and State agencies.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

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                                                                                                     Estimated
                                                     Number of     Frequency of   Average burden   total annual
             Modality of completion                 respondents      response      per response       burden
                                                                                     (minutes)        (hours)
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State or Local Government.......................             501               1              10              84
Private Sector..................................              99               1              10              17
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Totals......................................             600  ..............  ..............             101
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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 14, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the 
OMB clearance packages by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov.
    1. Waiver of Your Right to Personal Appearance before an 
Administrative Law Judge--20 CFR 404.948(b)(l)(i) and 
416.1448(b)(l)(i)--0960-0284. Applicants for Social Security, Old Age, 
Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits and Supplemental 
Security Income (SSI) payments have the statutory right to appear in 
person, or through a representative, and present evidence about their 
claims at a hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ). If 
claimants wish to waive this right to appear before an ALJ, they must 
do so in writing. Form HA-4608 serves as a written waiver for the 
claimant's right to a personal appearance before an ALJ. The ALJ uses 
the information we collect on Form HA-4608 to continue processing the 
case, and makes the completed form a part of the documentary evidence 
of record by placing it in the official record of the proceedings as an 
exhibit. Respondents are applicants or claimants for OASDI and SSI, or 
their representatives, who request to waive their right to appear in 
person before an ALJ.
    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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HA-4608.....................................          12,000                1                2              400
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    2. Letter to Custodian of Birth Records/Letter to Custodian of 
School Records--20 CFR 404.704, 404.716, 416.802, and 422.107--0960-
0693. When individuals need help in obtaining evidence of their age in 
connection with Social Security number (SSN) card applications and 
claims for benefits, SSA can prepare the SSA-L106, Letter to Custodian 
of School Records, or SSA-L706, Letter to Custodian of Birth Records. 
SSA uses the SSA-L706 to determine the existence of primary evidence of 
age of SSN applicants. SSA uses both letters to verify with the issuing 
entity, when necessary, the authenticity of the record submitted by the 
SSN applicant or claimant. The respondents are schools, State and local 
bureaus of vital statistics, and religious entities.
    Type of Request: Revision of an OMB-approved information 
collection.

                                                    SSA-L106
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                                                                                                     Estimated
                                                     Number of     Frequency of   Average burden   total annual
               Type of respondents                  respondents      response      per response       burden
                                                                                     (minutes)        (hours)
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Private Sector..................................           1,800               1              10             300
State/Local/....................................           1,800               1              10             300
Tribal Government...............................
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Totals......................................           3,600  ..............  ..............             600
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                                                    SSA-L706
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                                                                                                     Estimated
                                                     Number of     Frequency of   Average burden   total annual
               Type of respondents                  respondents      response      per response       burden
                                                                                     (minutes)        (hours)
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Private Sector..................................           1,800               1              10             300
State/Local/....................................           1,800               1              10             300
Tribal Government...............................
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Totals......................................           3,600  ..............  ..............             600
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
        Grand Total.............................           7,200  ..............  ..............           1,200
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    3. 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 SSN and a confirmation number to access this 
information. SSA systems determine the type of claim(s) the caller 
filed based upon the information provided. 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 which 
claim to obtain status. 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.
    Type of Request: Revision on 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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Automated Telephone Services................         160,034                1                3            8,002
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    Dated: August 9, 2016.
Naomi R. Sipple,
Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-19259 Filed 8-12-16; 8:45 am]
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