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 29, 2017, Federal Register (82 Fed. Reg. 41085). Comments may be mailed or faxed to the addresses and numbers listed in that notice.
Comments are due by September 28, 2017, for the following items, which already have been submitted to the OMB for approval: Application for Search of Census Records for Proof of Age (SSA-1535-U3); State Death Match Collections (State Death Match-CyberFusion/GSO: Non-EDR Records From EDR Sites; Non-EDR Sites; State Death Match-EDR; States Expected to Become State Death Match-EDR Within the Next 3 Years); and Application for Access to SSA Systems (SSA-120, paper and Internet).
Comments are due by October 30, 2017, for the following items, which have not yet been submitted to the OMB for approval: Partnership Questionnaire (SSA-7104) and Supplement to Claim of Person Outside the United States (Paper SSA-21: U.S. residents, residents of a tax treaty country, nonresident aliens; MCS Macros SSA-21: U.S. residents, residents of a tax treaty country, nonresident aliens).