Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, 76407-76408 [2016-26453]

Download as PDF 76407 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 212 / Wednesday, November 2, 2016 / Notices Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of the Presidential disaster declaration for the State of Georgia, dated 10/17/ 2016 is hereby amended to include the following areas as adversely affected by the disaster: Primary Counties: (Physical Damage and Economic Injury Loans): Evans, Liberty, Long. All counties contiguous to the above listed county have previously been declared. All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) 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) Lisa Lopez-Suarez, Acting Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2016–26392 Filed 11–1–16; 8:45 am] Office of Management and Budget, Attn: Desk Officer for SSA, Fax: 202–395– 6974, Email address: OIRA_ Submission@omb.eop.gov. BILLING CODE 8025–01–P (SSA) SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No: SSA–2016–0053] Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request The Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes a list of information 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, Number of respondents Modality of completion referencing Docket ID Number [SSA– 2016–0053]. 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 December 2, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the OMB clearance packages by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov. 1. 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. Average burden per response (minutes) Frequency of response 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 2. Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS)—20 CFR 435.51–435.52— 0960–0768. The PABSS projects are part of Social Security’s strategy to increase the number of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients who return to work and achieve financial independence and self-sufficiency as the result of receiving support, representation, advocacy, or other services. PABSS provides information and advice about obtaining vocational rehabilitation and employment services, and providing advocacy or other services a beneficiary with a disability may need to secure, maintain, or regain gainful employment. The PABSS Annual Program Performance Report collects statistical information from each of the PABSS projects in an effort to manage and capture program performance and quantitative data. Number of respondents Modality of completion PABSS Program Grantees .............................................................................. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Nov 01, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Social Security uses the information to evaluate the efficacy of the program, and to ensure beneficiaries receive quality services. The project data is valuable to Social Security in its analysis of and future planning for the SSDI and SSI programs. The respondents are the 57 PABSS project sites, and recipients of SSDI and SSI programs. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Frequency of response 57 E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 1 02NON1 Average burden per response (minutes) 60 Estimated total annual burden (hours) 57 76408 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 212 / Wednesday, November 2, 2016 / Notices Number of respondents Modality of completion Average burden per response (minutes) Frequency of response Estimated total annual burden (hours) Beneficiaries .................................................................................................... 8,284 1 30 4,142 Totals ........................................................................................................ 8,341 ........................ ........................ 4,199 3. Methods for Conducting Personal Conferences When Waiver of Recovery of a Title II or Title XVI Overpayment Cannot Be Approved—20 CFR 404.506(e)(3), 404.506(f)(8), 416.557(c)(3), and 416.557(d)(8)—0960– 0769. SSA conducts personal conferences when we cannot approve a waiver of recovery of a Title II or Title XVI overpayment. The Social Security Act (Act) and our regulatory citations require SSA to give overpaid Social Security beneficiaries and SSI recipients the right to request a waiver of recovery and automatically schedule a personal conference if we cannot approve their request for waiver of overpayment. We conduct these conferences face-to-face, via telephone, or through video teleconferences. Social Security beneficiaries and SSI recipients or their representatives may provide documents to demonstrate they are without fault in causing the overpayment and do not have the ability to repay the debt. They may submit these documents by completing Form SSA–632, Request for Waiver of Overpayment Recovery (OMB No. 0960–0037); Form SSA–795, Statement of Claimant or Other Person (OMB No. 0960–0045); or through a personal statement submitted by mail, Number of respondents Modality of completion Title II, Personal Conference, 404.506(e)(3) and 404–506(f)(8): Submittal of documents, additional mitigating financial information, and verifications for consideration at personal conferences ........................................................ Title XVI, Personal Conference, 416.557(c)(3) and 416–557(d)(8): Submittal of documents, additional mitigating financial information, and verifications at personal conferences ............................................................................... Totals ........................................................................................................ Dated: October 28, 2016. Naomi R. Sipple, Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–26453 Filed 11–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9778] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) Meeting Notice; Closed Meeting The Department of State announces a meeting of the U.S. State Department— Overseas Security Advisory Council on November 15, 16 and 17, 2016. Pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix), 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4), and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(7)(E), it has been determined that the meeting will be closed to the public. The meeting will focus on an examination of corporate security policies and procedures and will involve extensive discussion of trade VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Nov 01, 2016 Jkt 241001 30 9,832 56,464 1 30 28,232 76,127 ........................ ........................ 38,064 [FR Doc. 2016–26485 Filed 11–1–16; 8:45 am] Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated total annual burden (hours) 1 Dated: October 6, 2016. Bill A. Miller, Director of the Diplomatic, Security Service, U.S. Department of State. PO 00000 Average burden per response (minutes) Frequency of response 19,663 secrets and proprietary commercial information that is privileged and confidential, and will discuss law enforcement investigative techniques and procedures. The agenda will include updated committee reports, a global threat overview, and other matters relating to private sector security policies and protective programs and the protection of U.S. business information overseas. For more information, contact Marsha Thurman, Overseas Security Advisory Council, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–2008, phone: 571–345–2214. BILLING CODE 4710–43–P telephone, personal contact, or other suitable method, such as fax or email. This information collection satisfies the requirements for request for waiver of recovery of an overpayment, and allows individuals to pursue further levels of administrative appeal via personal conference. Respondents are Social Security beneficiaries and SSI recipients or their representatives seeking reconsideration of an SSA waiver decision. Type of Request: Extension of an OMB-approved information collection. DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9753] Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State Procedures for the Receipt of Written Communications Regarding Decisions That Have Been Issued by the Department of Transportation That Are Subject to Approval by the President Under 49 U.S.C. 41307 ACTION: Notice of request for comment. This notice establishes procedures for the receipt by the Department of State of written communications from private parties regarding decisions that have been issued by the Department of Transportation that are subject to approval by the President under 49 U.S.C. 41307. DATES: This notice is effective on November 2, 2016. ADDRESSES: All written communications are to be submitted electronically via the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal at SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 212 (Wednesday, November 2, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-26453]


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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No: SSA-2016-0053]


Agency Information Collection Activities: 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: 
410-966-2830, Email address: OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov.

    Or you may submit your comments online through www.regulations.gov, 
referencing Docket ID Number [SSA-2016-0053].
    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 December 2, 2016. Individuals can obtain copies of the 
OMB clearance packages by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov.
    1. 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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    2. Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security 
(PABSS)--20 CFR 435.51-435.52--0960-0768. The PABSS projects are part 
of Social Security's strategy to increase the number of Social Security 
Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) 
recipients who return to work and achieve financial independence and 
self-sufficiency as the result of receiving support, representation, 
advocacy, or other services. PABSS provides information and advice 
about obtaining vocational rehabilitation and employment services, and 
providing advocacy or other services a beneficiary with a disability 
may need to secure, maintain, or regain gainful employment. The PABSS 
Annual Program Performance Report collects statistical information from 
each of the PABSS projects in an effort to manage and capture program 
performance and quantitative data. Social Security uses the information 
to evaluate the efficacy of the program, and to ensure beneficiaries 
receive quality services. The project data is valuable to Social 
Security in its analysis of and future planning for the SSDI and SSI 
programs. The respondents are the 57 PABSS project sites, and 
recipients of SSDI and SSI programs.
    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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PABSS Program Grantees..........................              57               1              60              57

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Beneficiaries...................................           8,284               1              30           4,142
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Totals......................................           8,341  ..............  ..............           4,199
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    3. Methods for Conducting Personal Conferences When Waiver of 
Recovery of a Title II or Title XVI Overpayment Cannot Be Approved--20 
CFR 404.506(e)(3), 404.506(f)(8), 416.557(c)(3), and 416.557(d)(8)--
0960-0769. SSA conducts personal conferences when we cannot approve a 
waiver of recovery of a Title II or Title XVI overpayment. The Social 
Security Act (Act) and our regulatory citations require SSA to give 
overpaid Social Security beneficiaries and SSI recipients the right to 
request a waiver of recovery and automatically schedule a personal 
conference if we cannot approve their request for waiver of 
overpayment. We conduct these conferences face-to-face, via telephone, 
or through video teleconferences. Social Security beneficiaries and SSI 
recipients or their representatives may provide documents to 
demonstrate they are without fault in causing the overpayment and do 
not have the ability to repay the debt. They may submit these documents 
by completing Form SSA-632, Request for Waiver of Overpayment Recovery 
(OMB No. 0960-0037); Form SSA-795, Statement of Claimant or Other 
Person (OMB No. 0960-0045); or through a personal statement submitted 
by mail, telephone, personal contact, or other suitable method, such as 
fax or email. This information collection satisfies the requirements 
for request for waiver of recovery of an overpayment, and allows 
individuals to pursue further levels of administrative appeal via 
personal conference. Respondents are Social Security beneficiaries and 
SSI recipients or their representatives seeking reconsideration of an 
SSA waiver decision.
    Type of Request: Extension 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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Title II, Personal Conference, 404.506(e)(3) and          19,663               1              30           9,832
 404-506(f)(8): Submittal of documents,
 additional mitigating financial information,
 and verifications for consideration at personal
 conferences....................................
Title XVI, Personal Conference, 416.557(c)(3)             56,464               1              30          28,232
 and 416-557(d)(8): Submittal of documents,
 additional mitigating financial information,
 and verifications at personal conferences......
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Totals......................................          76,127  ..............  ..............          38,064
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    Dated: October 28, 2016.
Naomi R. Sipple,
Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-26453 Filed 11-1-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4191-02-P