Charging Standard Administrative Fees for Non-Program Information, 61078-61079 [2020-21520]

Download as PDF 61078 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 189 / Tuesday, September 29, 2020 / Notices The Small Business Administration (SBA) is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and OMB procedures, SBA is publishing this notice to allow all interested member of the public an additional 30 days to provide comments on the proposed collection of information. SUMMARY: Submit comments on or before October 29, 2020. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to the information collection by title and/ or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Agency Clearance Officer, Curtis Rich, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20416; and SBA Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Curtis Rich, Agency Clearance Officer, (202) 205–7030, curtis.rich@sba.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Copies: You may obtain a copy of the information collection and supporting documents from the Agency Clearance Officer. In recognition of the small business community’s contributions to the nation’s economy, the President of the United States designates one week each year as Small Business Week. As part of that week’s activities the Small Business Administration (SBA) issues recognition awards to various small business owners, entrepreneurs and advocates. Award nominees and nominators submit this information to SBA for use in evaluating their eligibility for an award, verifying accuracy of information submitted, and determining whether there are any actual or potential conflicts of interest. DATES: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Summary of Information Collections Title: Small Business Administration Award Nomination. Description of Respondents: Small Business Owners and Advocates who have been nominated for an SBA recognition award. Form Number: 3300–3314. Estimated Annual Responses: 600. Estimated Annual Hour Burden: 900. Curtis Rich, Management Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–21451 Filed 9–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8026–03–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Sep 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Interest Rates The Small Business Administration publishes an interest rate called the optional ‘‘peg’’ rate (13 CFR 120.214) on a quarterly basis. This rate is a weighted average cost of money to the government for maturities similar to the average SBA direct loan. This rate may be used as a base rate for guaranteed fluctuating interest rate SBA loans. This rate will be 0.88 percent for the October–December quarter of FY 2021. Pursuant to 13 CFR 120.921(b), the maximum legal interest rate for any third party lender’s commercial loan which funds any portion of the cost of a 504 project (see 13 CFR 120.801) shall be 6% over the New York Prime rate or, if that exceeds the maximum interest rate permitted by the constitution or laws of a given State, the maximum interest rate will be the rate permitted by the constitution or laws of the given State. Dianna L. Seaborn, Director, Office of Financial Assistance. [FR Doc. 2020–21427 Filed 9–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8026–03–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA–2020–0046] Charging Standard Administrative Fees for Non-Program Information Social Security Administration. Notice of updated schedule of standard administrative fees. AGENCY: ACTION: On August 22, 2012, we announced in the Federal Register a schedule of standard administrative fees we charge to the public. We charge these fees to recover our full costs when we provide information and related services for non-program purposes. We are announcing an update to the previously published schedule of standard administrative fees. The updated standard fee schedule is part of our continued effort to standardize fees for non-program information requests. Standard fees provide consistency and ensure we recover the full cost of supplying information when we receive a request for a purpose not directly related to the administration of a program under the Social Security Act (Act). DATES: The changes described above are applicable for requests we receive on or after October 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Hunter, Social Security SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Administration, Office of Finance, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401, (410) 965–5861. For information on eligibility or filing for benefits, visit our website, socialsecurity.gov, or call our national toll-free number, 1–800–772–1213 or TTY 1–800–325–0778. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1106 of the Act and the Privacy Act 1 authorize the Commissioner of Social Security to promulgate regulations regarding the fees related to providing information. Our regulations and operating instructions identify when we will charge fees for information.2 Under our regulations, whenever we determine a request for information is for any purpose not directly related to the administration of the Social Security programs, we require the requester to pay the full cost of providing the information.3 To inform the public of these fees, on August 22, 2012,4 we announced in the Federal Register a schedule of standard administrative fees we charge to the public. We last updated the schedule of standard fees on September 4, 2018.5 New Information: We are required to review and update standard administrative fees at least every two years.6 Based on the most recent cost analysis, the following table provides the new schedule of standard administrative fees per request: Copying an Electronic Folder: $41. Copying a Paper Folder: $83. Regional Office Certification 7: $64. Record Extract: $34. Third Party Manual SSN Verification: $36. Office of Central Operations Certification 8: $30. W–2/W–3 Requests 9: $90. Form SSA–7050, Request for Social Security Earning Information: $92. Requests for Copy of Original Form SS–5, Application for a Social Security Card: $21. Requests for Copy of Numident Record (Computer Extract of the SS–5): $20. 1 42 U.S.C. 1306 and 5 U.S.C. 552a(f)(5), respectively. 2 See 20 CFR 401.95, 402.170, and 402.175; Program Operations Manual System (POMS) GN 03311.005. 3 See 42 U.S.C. 1306(c) and 20 CFR 402.175. 4 77 FR 50757. 5 83 FR 45002. 6 See the Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A–25, User Charges. 7 Requests received in a field office, regional office, or headquarters component. 8 Requests received in the Office of Central Operations. 9 W–2/W–3 Fee is $90 per request, not dependent on the number of years or number of individuals within request. E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 189 / Tuesday, September 29, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES A requester can obtain certified and non-certified detailed yearly Social Security earnings information by completing Form SSA–7050, Request for Social Security Earning Information. We charge $92 for each Form SSA–7050 for detailed yearly Social Security earnings information. For an additional $30, we will certify the detailed earnings information. Detailed earnings information includes the names and addresses of employers. Yearly earnings totals are available in two ways, depending on the requester’s need for certification. A requester can continue to obtain non-certified yearly earnings totals (Form SSA–7004, Request for Social Security Statement) through our free online service, my Social Security, a personal online account for Social Security information and services. Online Social Security Statements display uncertified yearly earnings, free of charge, and do not show any employer information. A requester can obtain certified yearly Social Security earnings totals by completing the Form SSA–7050. The cost for certified yearly earnings totals is $122 ($92 plus an additional $30 for certification). We will continue to evaluate all standard fees at least every two years to ensure we capture the full costs associated with providing information for non-program-related purposes. We require nonrefundable advance payment by check, money order, or credit card. We do not accept cash. We will only accept one form of payment in the full amount of the standard fee for each request, and will not divide the fee amount between more than one form of payment. If we revise any of the standard fees, we will publish another notice in the Federal Register. For other non-program requests for information not addressed here or within the current schedule of standard administrative fees, we will continue to charge fees calculated on a case-by-case basis to recover our full cost of supplying the information. Additional Information Additional information is available on our Business Services website at https:// www.ssa.gov/thirdparty/business.html or by written request to: Social Security Administration, Office of Public Inquiries and Communications Support, 1100 West High Rise, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235. The Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, Andrew Saul, having reviewed and approved this document, is delegating the authority to electronically sign this document to Faye I. Lipsky, who is the primary Federal Register Liaison for SSA, for VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Sep 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 purposes of publication in the Federal Register. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Faye I. Lipsky, Federal Register Liaison, Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs, Social Security Administration. [Public Notice: 11216] [FR Doc. 2020–21520 Filed 9–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P Updated publication of list of entities and subentities; notice. Notice of Determinations Culturally Significant Object Being Imported for Exhibition— Determinations: Exhibition of ‘‘The Holy Trinity’’ Painting by Peter Paul Rubens Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that one object being imported from abroad pursuant to an agreement with the foreign owner or custodian for temporary exhibition within the 17th Century Flemish Paintings Gallery of The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is of cultural significance, and, further, that its temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chi D. Tran, Program Administrator, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6471; email: section2459@state.gov). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/ PD, SA–5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The foregoing determinations were made pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000. SUMMARY: Marie Therese Porter Royce, Assistant Secretary, Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2020–21431 Filed 9–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Department of State is publishing an update to its List of Restricted Entities and Subentities Associated with Cuba (Cuba Restricted List) with which direct financial transactions are generally prohibited under the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR). The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) generally will deny applications to export or reexport items for use by entities or subentities on the Cuba Restricted List. DATES: September 29, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Belson, Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, 202–647–6526; Robert Haas, Office of the Coordinator for Cuban Affairs, tel.: 202–453–8456, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: [Public Notice: 11214] Frm 00125 Updating the State Department’s List of Entities and Subentities Associated With Cuba (Cuba Restricted List) ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF STATE PO 00000 61079 Background On June 16, 2017, the President signed National Security Presidential Memorandum-5 on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba (NSPM–5). As directed by NSPM–5, on November 9, 2017, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published a final rule in the Federal Register amending the CACR, 31 CFR part 515, and the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a final rule in the Federal Register amending, among other sections, the section of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) regarding Cuba, 15 CFR 746.2. The regulatory amendment to the CACR added § 515.209, which generally prohibits direct financial transactions with certain entities and subentities identified on the State Department’s Cuba Restricted List. The regulatory amendment to 15 CFR 746.2, notes BIS will generally deny applications to export or re-export items for use by entities or subentities identified on the Cuba Restricted List. The State Department is now updating the Cuba Restricted list, as published below and available on the State Department’s website (https:// www.state.gov/cuba-sanctions/cubarestricted-list/) E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 189 (Tuesday, September 29, 2020)]
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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA-2020-0046]


Charging Standard Administrative Fees for Non-Program Information

AGENCY: Social Security Administration.

ACTION: Notice of updated schedule of standard administrative fees.

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SUMMARY: On August 22, 2012, we announced in the Federal Register a 
schedule of standard administrative fees we charge to the public. We 
charge these fees to recover our full costs when we provide information 
and related services for non-program purposes. We are announcing an 
update to the previously published schedule of standard administrative 
fees. The updated standard fee schedule is part of our continued effort 
to standardize fees for non-program information requests. Standard fees 
provide consistency and ensure we recover the full cost of supplying 
information when we receive a request for a purpose not directly 
related to the administration of a program under the Social Security 
Act (Act).

DATES: The changes described above are applicable for requests we 
receive on or after October 1, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Hunter, Social Security 
Administration, Office of Finance, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, 
MD 21235-6401, (410) 965-5861. For information on eligibility or filing 
for benefits, visit our website, socialsecurity.gov, or call our 
national toll-free number, 1-800-772-1213 or TTY 1-800-325-0778.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1106 of the Act and the Privacy Act 
\1\ authorize the Commissioner of Social Security to promulgate 
regulations regarding the fees related to providing information. Our 
regulations and operating instructions identify when we will charge 
fees for information.\2\ Under our regulations, whenever we determine a 
request for information is for any purpose not directly related to the 
administration of the Social Security programs, we require the 
requester to pay the full cost of providing the information.\3\ To 
inform the public of these fees, on August 22, 2012,\4\ we announced in 
the Federal Register a schedule of standard administrative fees we 
charge to the public. We last updated the schedule of standard fees on 
September 4, 2018.\5\
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    \1\ 42 U.S.C. 1306 and 5 U.S.C. 552a(f)(5), respectively.
    \2\ See 20 CFR 401.95, 402.170, and 402.175; Program Operations 
Manual System (POMS) GN 03311.005.
    \3\ See 42 U.S.C. 1306(c) and 20 CFR 402.175.
    \4\ 77 FR 50757.
    \5\ 83 FR 45002.
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    New Information: We are required to review and update standard 
administrative fees at least every two years.\6\ Based on the most 
recent cost analysis, the following table provides the new schedule of 
standard administrative fees per request:
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    \6\ See the Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-25, 
User Charges.
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    Copying an Electronic Folder: $41.
    Copying a Paper Folder: $83.
    Regional Office Certification \7\: $64.
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    \7\ Requests received in a field office, regional office, or 
headquarters component.
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    Record Extract: $34.
    Third Party Manual SSN Verification: $36.
    Office of Central Operations Certification \8\: $30.
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    \8\ Requests received in the Office of Central Operations.
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    W-2/W-3 Requests \9\: $90.
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    \9\ W-2/W-3 Fee is $90 per request, not dependent on the number 
of years or number of individuals within request.
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    Form SSA-7050, Request for Social Security Earning Information: 
$92.
    Requests for Copy of Original Form SS-5, Application for a Social 
Security Card: $21.
    Requests for Copy of Numident Record (Computer Extract of the SS-
5): $20.

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    A requester can obtain certified and non-certified detailed yearly 
Social Security earnings information by completing Form SSA-7050, 
Request for Social Security Earning Information. We charge $92 for each 
Form SSA-7050 for detailed yearly Social Security earnings information. 
For an additional $30, we will certify the detailed earnings 
information. Detailed earnings information includes the names and 
addresses of employers. Yearly earnings totals are available in two 
ways, depending on the requester's need for certification. A requester 
can continue to obtain non-certified yearly earnings totals (Form SSA-
7004, Request for Social Security Statement) through our free online 
service, my Social Security, a personal online account for Social 
Security information and services. Online Social Security Statements 
display uncertified yearly earnings, free of charge, and do not show 
any employer information. A requester can obtain certified yearly 
Social Security earnings totals by completing the Form SSA-7050. The 
cost for certified yearly earnings totals is $122 ($92 plus an 
additional $30 for certification).
    We will continue to evaluate all standard fees at least every two 
years to ensure we capture the full costs associated with providing 
information for non-program-related purposes. We require nonrefundable 
advance payment by check, money order, or credit card. We do not accept 
cash. We will only accept one form of payment in the full amount of the 
standard fee for each request, and will not divide the fee amount 
between more than one form of payment. If we revise any of the standard 
fees, we will publish another notice in the Federal Register. For other 
non-program requests for information not addressed here or within the 
current schedule of standard administrative fees, we will continue to 
charge fees calculated on a case-by-case basis to recover our full cost 
of supplying the information.

Additional Information

    Additional information is available on our Business Services 
website at https://www.ssa.gov/thirdparty/business.html or by written 
request to: Social Security Administration, Office of Public Inquiries 
and Communications Support, 1100 West High Rise, 6401 Security 
Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235.
    The Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, Andrew 
Saul, having reviewed and approved this document, is delegating the 
authority to electronically sign this document to Faye I. Lipsky, who 
is the primary Federal Register Liaison for SSA, for purposes of 
publication in the Federal Register.

Faye I. Lipsky,
Federal Register Liaison, Office of Legislation and Congressional 
Affairs, Social Security Administration.
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