[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 227 (Wednesday, November 25, 1998)]
[Page 65270]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-31429]



Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection 

    This notice lists information collection packages that will require 
submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), in compliance 
with P.L. 104-13 effective October 1, 1995, The Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995. The information collection listed below is a proposed new 
collection requiring OMB approval:
    Authorization to Obtain Earnings Data from the Social Security 
Administration--0960-NEW. SSA collects this information when a wage 
earner or a third party requests detailed earnings information 
pertaining to the wage earner from the Social Security Administration. 
The information provided on form SSA-581 is used by SSA to verify the 
authorization to access earnings record data and to produce an itemized 
statement for release to the third party named on the form. The 
information is provided by the wage earner and/or the third party.
    Number of Respondents: 60,000.
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Burden Per Response: 2 minutes.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2,000 hours.
    Written comments and recommendations regarding the information 
collection(s) should be sent within 60 days from the date of this 
publication, directly to the SSA Reports Clearance Officer at the 
following address: Social Security Administration, DCFAM, Attn: 
Frederick W. Brickenkamp, 6401 Security Blvd., 1-A-21 Operations Bldg., 
Baltimore, MD 21235.
    In addition to your comments on the accuracy of the agency's burden 
estimate, we are soliciting comments on the need for the information; 
its practical utility; ways to enhance its quality, utility and 
clarity; and on ways to minimize burden on respondents, including the 
use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
    To receive a copy of any of the forms, call the SSA Reports 
Clearance Officer on (410) 965-4145 or write to him at the address 
listed above.

    Dated: November 18, 1998.
Frederick W. Brickenkamp,
Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 98-31429 Filed 11-24-98; 8:45 am]