We are revising our rules that deal with automatic cost-of- living increases to primary insurance amounts under title II of the Social Security Act (the Act). The revision is necessary because, beginning with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for January 2007, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the CPI to three decimal places. The CPI is
In prior notices published in the Federal Register, we provided guidance on the requirements for participation in the Non Attorney Direct Payment Demonstration Project mandated by Section 303 of the Social Security Protection Act of 2004 (SSPA). In this notice, we are announcing that we are revising our earlier guidance in two respects. First, we
Applicants: Sentinel Variable Products Trust (the ``Trust''), Sentinel Asset Management, Inc. (``SAM'') (collectively, ``Applicants''). Summary of Application: Applicants seek an order pursuant to section 6(c) of the 1940 Act, exempting each life insurance company separate account supporting variable life insurance contracts (``VLI Accounts'') (and
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 10413, May 22, 1995), this notice announces that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) intends to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for the extension of a currently approved information collection. SF 2809, Health Benefit Election Form, is used by
Applicants: XTF Advisors Trust (the ``Trust'') and XTF Advisors LLC, (the ``Investment Advisor''), (collectively the ``Applicants''). Summary of Application: Applicants request an order pursuant to Section 6(c) of the 1940 Act exempting certain life insurance companies and their separate accounts that currently invest or may hereafter invest in the
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection abstracted below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The nature of the information collection is described as well as its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60day comment
This is Supplement No. 17 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2006 Revision, published June 30, 2006, at 71 FR 37694.
Summary of the Application: Applicants request an order that would
permit certain registered openend management investment companies to
acquire shares of other registered openend management investment
companies and unit investment trusts that are within and outside the same group of investment companies.
Applicants: John Hancock Trust (``JHT''),
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 10413, May 22, 1995), this notice announces that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review of a revised information collection. SF 2823, Designation of Beneficiary: Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance, is
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (``Ex-Im Bank'') is seeking approval of the proposed information collection described below. ExIm Bank provides insurance for the financing of exports of goods and services. This collection allows insured parties and insurance brokers to report overdue payments from the borrower.Years: 20002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013