Rate for Assessment on Direct Payment of Fees to Representatives in 2019, 64923-64924 [2018-27369]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 18, 2018 / Notices New Jersey: Gloucester New York: Broome, Chemung, Tioga The Interest Rates are: For Physical Damage: Homeowners with Credit Available Elsewhere ...................... Homeowners without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Businesses with Credit Available Elsewhere ...................... Businesses without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Non-Profit Organizations with Credit Available Elsewhere ... Non-Profit Organizations without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... For Economic Injury: Businesses & Small Agricultural Cooperatives without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Non-Profit Organizations without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW, Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416, (202) 205–6734. Percent SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that as a result of the Administrator’s disaster declaration, 4.000 applications for disaster loans may be 2.000 filed at the address listed above or other locally announced locations. The following areas have been 7.350 determined to be adversely affected by 3.675 the disaster: Primary Counties: Polk 2.500 Contiguous Counties: Iowa: Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Story, Warren 2.500 The Interest Rates are: 2.500 The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 15836 6 and for economic injury is 15837 0. The States which received an EIDL Declaration # are Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) Dated: December 11, 2018. Linda E. McMahon, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2018–27364 Filed 12–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION [Disaster Declaration #15834 and #15835; Iowa Disaster Number IA–00077] Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of Iowa This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Iowa dated 12/11/2018. Incident: Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds and Flooding. Incident Period: 06/06/2018 through 07/02/2018. DATES: Issued on 12/11/2018. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 02/11/2019. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 09/11/2019. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 00:45 Dec 18, 2018 Jkt 247001 For Physical Damage: Homeowners with Credit Available Elsewhere ...................... Homeowners without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Businesses with Credit Available Elsewhere ...................... Businesses without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Non-Profit Organizations with Credit Available Elsewhere ... Non-Profit Organizations without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... For Economic Injury: Businesses & Small Agricultural Cooperatives without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Non-Profit Organizations without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... 2.500 3.610 SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Disaster Declaration #15742 and #15743; Florida Disaster Number FL–00140 Presidential Declaration Amendment of a Major Disaster for the State of Florida Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA–2018–0067] Rate for Assessment on Direct Payment of Fees to Representatives in 2019 Social Security Administration. Notice. We are announcing that the assessment percentage rate under the Social Security Act (Act) is 6.3 percent for 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey C. Blair, Associate General Counsel for Program Law, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401. Phone: (410) 965–3157, email Jeff.Blair@ssa.gov. SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 8025–01–P Frm 00115 [FR Doc. 2018–27371 Filed 12–17–18; 8:45 am] ACTION: [FR Doc. 2018–27367 Filed 12–17–18; 8:45 am] PO 00000 James Rivera, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. AGENCY: Dated: December 11, 2018. Linda E. McMahon, Administrator. U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Amendment 5. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) BILLING CODE 8025–01–P The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 15834 6 and for economic injury is 15835 0. The States which received an EIDL Declaration # are Iowa. AGENCY: SUMMARY: 2.500 (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Florida (FEMA– 4399–DR), dated 10/11/2018. Incident: Hurricane Michael. Incident Period: 10/07/2018 through 10/19/2018. DATES: Issued on 12/07/2018. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 12/17/2018. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 07/11/2019. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, Percent 409 3rd Street SW, Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416, (202) 205–6734. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice 3.875 of the President’s major disaster declaration for the State of FLORIDA, 1.938 dated 10/11/2018, is hereby amended to extend the deadline for filing 7.220 applications for physical damages as a 3.610 result of this disaster to 12/17/2018. All other information in the original 2.500 declaration remains unchanged. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 3.675 64923 A claimant may appoint a qualified individual as a representative to act on his or her behalf in matters before the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 64924 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 18, 2018 / Notices Social Security Administration (SSA). If the claimant is entitled to past-due benefits and was represented either by an attorney or by a non-attorney representative who has met certain prerequisites, the Act provides that we may withhold up to 25 percent of the past-due benefits and use that money to pay the representative’s approved fee directly to the representative. When we pay the representative’s fee directly to the representative, we must collect from that fee payment an assessment to recover the costs we incur in determining and paying representatives’ fees. The Act provides that the assessment we collect will be the lesser of two amounts: A specified dollar limit; or the amount determined by multiplying the fee we are paying by the assessment percentage rate.1 The Act initially set the dollar limit at $75 in 2004 and provides that the limit will be adjusted annually based on changes in the cost-of-living.2 The maximum dollar limit for the assessment currently is $95, as we announced in the Federal Register on October 24, 2018 (83 FR 53702). The Act requires us each year to set the assessment percentage rate at the lesser of 6.3 percent or the percentage rate necessary to achieve full recovery of the costs we incur to determine and pay representatives’ fees.3 Based on the best available data, we have determined that the current rate of 6.3 percent will continue for 2019. We will continue to review our costs for these services on a yearly basis. Dated: December 11, 2018. Michelle King, Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance, and Management. [FR Doc. 2018–27369 Filed 12–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Proposed Replacement Terminal Project at Bob Hope ‘‘Hollywood Burbank’’ Airport, Burbank, Los Angeles County, California Federal Aviation Administration, (FAA), DOT. AGENCY: 1 42 U.S.C. 406(d), 406(e), and 1383(d)(2). U.S.C. 406(d)(2)(A) and 1383(d)(2)(C)(ii)(I). 3 42 U.S.C. 406(d)(2)(B)(ii) and 1383(d)(2)(C)(ii)(II). 2 42 VerDate Sep<11>2014 00:45 Dec 18, 2018 Jkt 247001 Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Request for Scoping Comments. ACTION: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is issuing this notice under the provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared to assess the potential impacts of the proposed Replacement Terminal Project and its connected actions. To ensure that all significant issues related to the proposed action are identified, one (1) public scoping meeting and one (1) governmental agency-scoping meeting will be held. FAA is the lead agency on the preparation of the EIS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David F. Cushing, Manager, Los Angeles Airports District Office, LAX–600, Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region—Los Angeles Airports District Office, LAX–600, 777 S. Aviation Boulevard, Suite 150, El Segundo, California 90245. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this notice is to inform federal, state, and local government agencies, and the public of the intent to prepare an EIS and to conduct a public and agency scoping process. Information, data, opinions, and substantive comments obtained throughout the scoping process will be considered in preparing the draft EIS. The scoping process for this EIS will include a comment period for interested agencies and interested persons to submit oral and/or written comments representing the concerns and issues they believe should be addressed. Please submit any written comments to the FAA not later than 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Friday, March 1, 2019. The EIS will be prepared in accordance with the procedures described in FAA Order 5050.4B, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementing Instructions for Airport Actions, and FAA Order 1050.1F, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures. The BurbankGlendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, the owner of Bob Hope ‘‘Hollywood Burbank’’ Airport, proposes the following elements of the proposed Replacement Terminal: Construction of a 355,000-square-foot replacement airline passenger terminal with 14 gates and to meet FAA standards; construction of a 413,000-square-foot aircraft parking apron that would accommodate 14 aircraft; construction of approximately a 200 space employee automobile surface parking lot north of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the proposed replacement passenger terminal with additional employee parking using public parking facilities in the Southeast Quadrant; construction of a five-to-seven story public automobile parking structure that would not exceed 6,637 parking spaces; construction of a new multi-lane road extending from the intersection of North Hollywood Way and Winona Avenue that would loop around the proposed parking structures to provide vehicle access to the replacement passenger terminal and parking structures; realigning Avenue A, the existing terminal loop road in the southeast quadrant of the Airport would be realigned to permit the extension of Taxiways C and A while still allowing access to the Regional Intermodal Transportation Center and long term parking in the Southeast Quadrant; construction of an 8,000-square-foot replacement airline cargo building adjacent to the replacement passenger terminal building; construction of a replacement Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) station south of the replacement passenger terminal with the existing location (Northwest Quadrant) located in a hangar becoming available for general aviation uses; construction of a new 8,000-square-foot Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and terminal maintenance building north of the replacement terminal building with about 2,000 square feet used for equipment and tool storage and office space for maintenance staff; construction of a new central utility plant; construction of a storage and staging area for ground transportation vehicles (taxis, shared vans, Uber, Lyft, etc.) west of the North Hollywood Way/ Winona Avenue entrance; extend Taxiway A from Runway 08–26 south to the Runway 33 threshold, and extend Taxiway C between Taxiway G and the Runway 26 threshold providing fulllength parallel taxiways; relocation of the airport service road; demolition and removal of the existing 232,000-squarefoot passenger terminal, existing commercial aircraft ramp and adjacent taxilanes; removal of parking booth and employee parking lot; Close parking Lots A, B and remove all structures; removal of tenant-leased pavement to allow for the development of the replacement passenger terminal; demolition of the existing 16,000square-foot airline cargo and GSE maintenance building and demolition of the shuttle bus dispatch office and staging area. Within the EIS, FAA proposes to consider a range of alternatives that could potentially meet the purpose and E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 242 (Tuesday, December 18, 2018)]
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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA-2018-0067]


Rate for Assessment on Direct Payment of Fees to Representatives 
in 2019

AGENCY: Social Security Administration.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: We are announcing that the assessment percentage rate under 
the Social Security Act (Act) is 6.3 percent for 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey C. Blair, Associate General 
Counsel for Program Law, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security 
Administration, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235-6401. 
Phone: (410) 965-3157, email Jeff.Blair@ssa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A claimant may appoint a qualified 
individual as a representative to act on his or her behalf in matters 
before the

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Social Security Administration (SSA). If the claimant is entitled to 
past-due benefits and was represented either by an attorney or by a 
non-attorney representative who has met certain prerequisites, the Act 
provides that we may withhold up to 25 percent of the past-due benefits 
and use that money to pay the representative's approved fee directly to 
the representative.
    When we pay the representative's fee directly to the 
representative, we must collect from that fee payment an assessment to 
recover the costs we incur in determining and paying representatives' 
fees. The Act provides that the assessment we collect will be the 
lesser of two amounts: A specified dollar limit; or the amount 
determined by multiplying the fee we are paying by the assessment 
percentage rate.\1\
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    \1\ 42 U.S.C. 406(d), 406(e), and 1383(d)(2).
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    The Act initially set the dollar limit at $75 in 2004 and provides 
that the limit will be adjusted annually based on changes in the cost-
of-living.\2\ The maximum dollar limit for the assessment currently is 
$95, as we announced in the Federal Register on October 24, 2018 (83 FR 
53702).
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    \2\ 42 U.S.C. 406(d)(2)(A) and 1383(d)(2)(C)(ii)(I).
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    The Act requires us each year to set the assessment percentage rate 
at the lesser of 6.3 percent or the percentage rate necessary to 
achieve full recovery of the costs we incur to determine and pay 
representatives' fees.\3\
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    \3\ 42 U.S.C. 406(d)(2)(B)(ii) and 1383(d)(2)(C)(ii)(II).
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    Based on the best available data, we have determined that the 
current rate of 6.3 percent will continue for 2019. We will continue to 
review our costs for these services on a yearly basis.

    Dated: December 11, 2018.
Michelle King,
Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance, and Management.
[FR Doc. 2018-27369 Filed 12-17-18; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4191-02-P