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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request for Reclearance of a Revised Information Collection: RI 38-45

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Office of Personnel Management.




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) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for review of a revised information collection. RI 38-45, We Need the Social Security Number of the Person Named Below, is used by the Civil Service Retirement System and Federal Employees Retirement System to identify the records of individuals with similar or the same names. It is also needed to report payments to the Internal Revenue Service.

Approximately 3,000 RI 38-45 forms are completed annually. Each form requires approximately 5 minutes to complete. The annual estimated burden is 250 hours.

For copies of this proposal, contact Mary Beth Smith-Toomey on (202) 606-8358, FAX (202) 418-3251 or e-mail to Please include a mailing address with your request.


Comments on this proposal should be received on or before May 28, 2002.


Send or deliver comments to—Ronald W. 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; and,

Joseph Lackey, OPM Desk Officer, Office of Information & Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503.

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For Information Regarding Administration Coordination—Contact:

Donna G. Lease, Team Leader, Desktop Publishing and Printing Team, Budget and Administrative Services, Division. (202) 606-0623.

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Kay Coles James,

Director, Office of Personnel Management.

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[FR Doc. 02-10137 Filed 4-25-02; 8:45 am]