By Payroll and Entitlements Editorial Staff
The Social Security Administration is soliciting comments from the public regarding a number of forms and information gathering activities that have been submitted by the agency to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance, as well as for some items that are still pending at the SSA.
Specifically, the SSA wants feedback on the need for the information solicited and its practical utility; the accuracy of the agency's burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the manner in which the information is collected; and ways to minimize the burden on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
The forms and information gathering activities for which comments are sought are listed in a notice in the August 13, 2019, Federal Register (84 Fed. Reg. 40121). Comments may be mailed or faxed to the addresses and numbers listed in that notice.
Comments due September 12, 2019. Comments are due by September 12, 2019, for the following items, which already have been submitted to the OMB for clearance: eport to United States Social Security Administration by Person Receiving Benefits for a Child or for an Adult Unable to Handle Funds/Report to the United States Social Security Administration (SSA-7161-OCR-SM, SSA-7162-OCR-SM); Waiver of Your Right to Personal Appearance before an Administrative Law Judge (HA-4608); Request for Social Security Statement (SSA-7004); (Function Report—Child (Birth to 1st Birthday,
Age 1 to 3rd Birthday, Age 3 to 6th Birthday, Age 6 to 12th Birthday, Age 12 to 18th Birthday))(SSA-3375 through SSA-3379); Private Printing and Modification of Prescribed Application and Other Forms; Letter to Custodian of Birth Records/Letter to Custodian of School Records (SSA-L106, SSSA-L706); Application Status (Automated Telephone System); Government-to-Government Services Online Website Registration Form; Government-to-Government Services Online Website Account Modification/Deletion Form (SSA-159, SSA-160); and Evidence From Excluded Medical Sources of Evidence.
Comments due October 15, 2019. Comments are due by October 15, 2019, for the following item, which has not yet been submitted to the OMB for clearance: Advance Representative Payee Supporting Statement for Advance Designation of Representative Payee (SSA-4547, i4547).
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