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Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Review of a Revised Information Collection: Information and Instructions on Your Reconsideration Rights, RI 38-47

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AGENCY:

Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Public Law 104-13, May 22, 1995), this notice announces that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) intends to submit to the Office of Management and Budget a request for review of a revised information collection. Information and Instructions on Your Reconsideration Rights, RI 38-47, outlines the procedures required to request reconsideration of an initial OPM decision about Civil Service or Federal Employees retirement, Retired Federal or Federal Employee Health Benefits requests to enroll or change enrollment, or Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance coverage. The form lists the procedures and time periods required for requesting reconsideration.

Comments are particularly invited on:

—Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of OPM, and whether it will have practical utility;

—Whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; and

—Ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of the appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

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Approximately 3,100 annuitants and survivors request reconsideration annually. We estimate it takes approximately 45 minutes to apply. The annual burden is 2,325 hours.

For copies of this proposal, contact Mary Beth Smith-Toomey on (202) 606-8358, or E-mail to mbtoomey@opm.gov.

DATES:

Comments on this proposal should be received within 60 calendar days from the date of this publication.

ADDRESSES:

Send or deliver comments to—Ron Melton, Chief, Operations Support Division, Retirement and Insurance Service, U.S. Office of Personnel Management 1900 E Street, NW, Room 3349A, Washington, DC 20415-3540.

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FOR INFORMATION REGARDING ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATION—CONTACT:

Donna G. Lease, Budget & Administrative Services Division, Retirement and Insurance Service, U.S. Office of Personnel Management 1900 E Street, NW, Room 4H28, Washington, DC 20415-3540, (202) 606-0623.

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U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Steven R. Cohen,

Acting Director.

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[FR Doc. 01-15829 Filed 6-22-01; 8:45 am]

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