Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request, 96160-96161 [2016-31632]

Download as PDF 96160 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2016 / Notices Financings which Constitute Conflicts of Interest of the Small Business Administration (‘‘SBA’’) Rules and Regulations (13 CFR 107.730). Boathouse Capital II, L.P. provided financing to Out of Home Holdings, LLC, 330 Roberts Street, Suite 301, East Hartford, CT 06108. The financing was contemplated for the acquisition of Grand Design Media, Inc. and working capital purposes. The financing is brought within the purview of § 107.730(a)(1) of the Regulations because Boathouse Capital, L.P., an Associate of Boathouse Capital II, L.P., has an equity ownership greater than ten percent of Out of Home Holdings, LLC. Therefore, this transaction is considered financing of an Associate requiring an exemption. Notice is hereby given that any interested person may submit written comments on the transaction within fifteen days of the date of this publication to the Acting Associate Administrator for Investment, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 Third Street SW., Washington, DC 20416. Mark L. Walsh, Associate Administrator, Office of Investment & Innovation. [FR Doc. 2016–31510 Filed 12–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION [Disaster Declaration #14981 and #14982] Virginia Disaster Number VA–00066 U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Amendment 1. AGENCY: This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the Commonwealth of Virginia (FEMA– 4291–DR), dated 11/15/2016. Incident: Hurricane Matthew. Incident Period: 10/07/2016 through 10/15/2016. EFFECTIVE DATE: 12/19/2016. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 01/17/2017. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 08/15/2017. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Dec 28, 2016 Jkt 241001 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 President’s major disaster declaration for Private Non-Profit organizations in the Commonwealth of Virginia, dated 11/15/2016, is hereby amended to include the following areas as adversely affected by the disaster. Primary Counties: Hampton City. All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) James E. Rivera, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2016–31454 Filed 12–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No: SSA–2016–0065] 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. PO 00000 Frm 00205 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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– 2016–0065]. 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 27, 2017. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection instruments by writing to the above email address. 1. Questionnaire About Employment or Self-Employment Outside the United States—20 CFR 404.401(b)(1), 404.415 & 404.417—0960–0050. When a Social Security beneficiary or claimant reports work outside the United States (U.S.), SSA uses Form SSA–7163 to determine if foreign work deductions are applicable. Specifically, SSA uses Form SSA–7163 to determine: (1) Whether work performed by beneficiaries outside the U.S. is cause for deductions from their monthly benefits; (2) which of two work tests (foreign or regular test) is applicable; and (3) the number of months, if any, for SSA-imposed deductions. SSA determines whether the annual earnings test applies to all earnings from work covered by the Social Security Act (Act), including earnings from covered work performed outside the U.S. However, because of the differences in foreign currency values, it is administratively impractical to apply this test to earnings from noncovered work performed outside the U.S. and base it on U.S. dollars. Accordingly, the 45-hour work test provides for deductions from the benefits of employees under full retirement age who engage in noncovered remunerative activity for more than 45 hours in a calendar month. SSA asks beneficiaries working outside the U.S. to complete this form annually or every other year (depending on the country of residence). Respondents are beneficiaries or claimants for Social Security benefits living and working outside the U.S. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 96161 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2016 / Notices Modality of completion Number of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) SSA–7163 ........................................................................................................ 20,000 1 12 4,000 2. Application for Survivors Benefits—20 CFR 404.611(a) and (c)— 0960–0062. Surviving family members of armed services personnel can file for Social Security and veterans’ benefits with SSA or at the Veterans Administration (VA). Applicants filing for Title II survivors benfits at the VA complete Form SSA–24, which the VA forwards to SSA for processing. SSA uses the information to determine eligibility for benefits. The respondents are survivors of deceased armed services personnel who are applying for benefits at the VA. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Modality of completion Number of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) SSA–24 ............................................................................................................ 3,200 1 15 800 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 30, 2017. Individuals can obtain copies of the OMB clearance package by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ ssa.gov. Continuing Disability Review Report—20 CFR 404.1589, 416.989— 0960–0072. Sections 221(i), 1614(a)(3)(H)(ii)(I) and 1633(c)(1) of the Act require SSA to periodically review the cases of individuals who receive benefits under Title II or Title XVI based on disability, to determine if disability continues. SSA uses Form SSA–454, Continuing Disability Review Report, to complete the review for continued disability. SSA considers adults eligible for payment if they continue to be unable to do substantial gainful activity because of their impairments; and we consider Title XVI children eligible for Number of respondents Modality of completion payment if they have marked and severe functional limitations due to their impairments. SSA also uses Form SSA– 454 to obtain information on sources of medical treatment; participation in vocational rehabilitation programs (if any); attempts to work (if any); and the opinions of individuals regarding whether their conditions have improved. The respondents are Title II or Title XVI disability recipients or their representatives. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) SSA–454–BK (Paper version) ......................................................................... Electronic Disability Collect System ................................................................ 270,500 270,500 1 1 60 60 270,500 270,500 Totals ........................................................................................................ 541,000 ........................ ........................ 541,000 Dated: December 23, 2016. Naomi R. Sipple, Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–31632 Filed 12–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. SSA 2016–0056] Notice on Penalty Inflation Adjustments for Civil Monetary Penalties Social Security Administration. Notice announcing updated penalty inflation adjustments for civil monetary penalties for 2017. AGENCY: ACTION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Dec 28, 2016 Jkt 241001 The Social Security Administration is providing notice of its adjusted maximum civil monetary penalties. These amounts are effective beginning January 15, 2017. These figures represent an annual adjustment for inflation. The updated figures and notification are required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act).1 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph E. Gangloff, Chief Counsel to the Inspector General, Room 3–ME–1, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD SUMMARY: 1 See https://www.congress.gov/bill/114thcongress/house-bill/1314/text. See also https:// www.regulations.gov/document?D=SSA-2016-00090001. PO 00000 Frm 00206 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21235–6401, (410) 966–4440, both directly and for IPTTY. For information on eligibility or filing for benefits, call the Social Security Administration’s national toll-free number, 1–800–772– 1213 or TTY 1–800–325–0778, or visit the Social Security Administration’s Internet site, Social Security Online, at http://www.socialsecurity.gov. On June 27, 2016, we published an interim final rule to adjust the maximum level of civil monetary penalties (CMP) under sections 1129 and 1140 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1320a–8 and 1320b–10, with an initial ‘‘catch-up’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No: SSA-2016-0065]


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-2016-0065].
    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 27, 2017. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection 
instruments by writing to the above email address.
    1. Questionnaire About Employment or Self-Employment Outside the 
United States--20 CFR 404.401(b)(1), 404.415 & 404.417--0960-0050. When 
a Social Security beneficiary or claimant reports work outside the 
United States (U.S.), SSA uses Form SSA-7163 to determine if foreign 
work deductions are applicable. Specifically, SSA uses Form SSA-7163 to 
determine: (1) Whether work performed by beneficiaries outside the U.S. 
is cause for deductions from their monthly benefits; (2) which of two 
work tests (foreign or regular test) is applicable; and (3) the number 
of months, if any, for SSA-imposed deductions. SSA determines whether 
the annual earnings test applies to all earnings from work covered by 
the Social Security Act (Act), including earnings from covered work 
performed outside the U.S. However, because of the differences in 
foreign currency values, it is administratively impractical to apply 
this test to earnings from non-covered work performed outside the U.S. 
and base it on U.S. dollars. Accordingly, the 45-hour work test 
provides for deductions from the benefits of employees under full 
retirement age who engage in non-covered remunerative activity for more 
than 45 hours in a calendar month. SSA asks beneficiaries working 
outside the U.S. to complete this form annually or every other year 
(depending on the country of residence). Respondents are beneficiaries 
or claimants for Social Security benefits living and working outside 
the U.S.
    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-7163....................................          20,000                1               12            4,000
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    2. Application for Survivors Benefits--20 CFR 404.611(a) and (c)--
0960-0062. Surviving family members of armed services personnel can 
file for Social Security and veterans' benefits with SSA or at the 
Veterans Administration (VA). Applicants filing for Title II survivors 
benfits at the VA complete Form SSA-24, which the VA forwards to SSA 
for processing. SSA uses the information to determine eligibility for 
benefits. The respondents are survivors of deceased armed services 
personnel who are applying for benefits at the VA.
    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-24......................................           3,200                1               15              800
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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 30, 2017. Individuals can obtain copies of the 
OMB clearance package by writing to OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov.
    Continuing Disability Review Report--20 CFR 404.1589, 416.989--
0960-0072. Sections 221(i), 1614(a)(3)(H)(ii)(I) and 1633(c)(1) of the 
Act require SSA to periodically review the cases of individuals who 
receive benefits under Title II or Title XVI based on disability, to 
determine if disability continues. SSA uses Form SSA-454, Continuing 
Disability Review Report, to complete the review for continued 
disability. SSA considers adults eligible for payment if they continue 
to be unable to do substantial gainful activity because of their 
impairments; and we consider Title XVI children eligible for payment if 
they have marked and severe functional limitations due to their 
impairments. SSA also uses Form SSA-454 to obtain information on 
sources of medical treatment; participation in vocational 
rehabilitation programs (if any); attempts to work (if any); and the 
opinions of individuals regarding whether their conditions have 
improved. The respondents are Title II or Title XVI disability 
recipients or their representatives.
    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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SSA-454-BK (Paper version)......................         270,500               1              60         270,500
Electronic Disability Collect System............         270,500               1              60         270,500
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Totals......................................         541,000  ..............  ..............         541,000
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    Dated: December 23, 2016.
Naomi R. Sipple,
Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-31632 Filed 12-28-16; 8:45 am]
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