Office of Personnel Management.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is amending the list of designated agents to accept legal process for child support and alimony, and list of designated agents to accept commercial garnishment orders.
March 2, 2000.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Murray M. Meeker, Senior Attorney, Office of the General Counsel, (202) 606-1700.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
On October 22, 1998 (63 FR 56537), OPM corrected errors that appeared in the list of agents designated to accept legal process for child support and alimony (Appendix A to Part 581) that were published on March 26, 1998 (63 FR 14756). This document makes additional amendments to the designated agent listings in this appendix. In addition, at the request of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, OPM is amending the list of designated agents in Appendix A to 5 CFR Part 582 to remove the listing for the Army Corps of Engineers.
Waiver of General Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Under section 553(b)(3)(B) of title 5, United States Code, I find that good cause exists for waiving the general notice of proposed rulemaking. As provided under section 553(b)(3)(B), general notice may be waived where it is unnecessary as is the case where the lists of designated agents in the appendices to 5 CFR Parts 581 and 582 are revised.
Executive Order 12866, Regulatory Review
In accordance with Executive Order 12866, this rule has been reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget.
Regulatory Flexibility Act
I certify that these regulations will not have significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities because their effects are limited to Federal employees and their creditors.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 5 CFR Parts 581 and 582End List of Subjects
Alimony, Child support, Claims, Government employees, and Wages.Start Signature
U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Janice R. Lachance,
Accordingly, OPM is amending parts 581 and 582 of Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, as follows:End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 581—PROCESSING GARNISHMENT ORDERS FOR CHILD SUPPORT AND ALIMONYEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for part 581 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
2. Appendix A to part 581 is amended as follows:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
A. In I Departments under Department of Agriculture:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
i. The listing for Food Safety is removed;End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
ii. The listing for Food Safety and Inspection Service is revised;End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
iii. The note is removed;End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
iv. The listing for Forest Service, Region 6, Oregon, Mt. Hood National Forest, is revised;End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
B. In II. Agencies:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
i. The listing for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation is added;End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
ii. The listing for the Presidio Trust is added. The additions and revisions to Appendix A read as follows.End Amendment Part Start Appendix
Appendix A to Part 581—List of Agents Designated to Accept Legal Process
Department of Agriculture
Food Safety and Inspection Service
Chief, Employee Relations Branch, Labor and Employee Relations Division, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Room 3175 South Building, 14th & Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-3700, 1-800-217-1886
Mt. Hood—Forest Supervisor, 16400 Champion Way, Sandy, OR 97055, (503) 668-1613
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Chief, Payroll Operations Division, Attention: Mail Code 2640, National Business Center, Department of the Interior, P.O. Box 272030, Denver, CO 80227-9030, (303) 969-7739
Chief, Payroll Operations Division, Attention: Mail Code 2640, National Business Center, Department of the Interior, P.O. Box 272030, Denver, CO, 80227-9030, (303) 969-7739End Appendix Start Part
PART 582—COMMERCIAL GARNISHMENT OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES' PAYEnd Part Start Amendment Part
3. The authority citation for part 582 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part
Appendix A [Amended]Start Amendment Part
4. In appendix A, the listing for the Army Corps of Engineers is removed.End Amendment Part End Supplemental Information
[FR Doc. 00-2115 Filed 1-31-00; 8:45 am]
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