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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request for Reclearance of a Revised Information Collection: RI 38-128

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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) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for reclearance of a revised information collection. RI 38-128, It's Time to Sign Up for Direct Deposit, is now primarily used by OPM to give recent retirees the opportunity to waive Direct Deposit of their annuity payments. The form is sent only if the separating agency did not give the retiring employee this election opportunity. This form may also be used to enroll in Direct Deposit, which was its primary use before Public Law 104-134 was passed. This law requires OPM to make all annuity payments by Direct Deposit unless the payee has waived the service in writing.

Approximately 20,000 forms are completed annually. The form takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. The annual estimated burden is 10,000 hours.

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

DATES:

Comments on this proposal should be received by February 1, 2004.

ADDRESSES:

Send or deliver comments to—

Ronald W. Melton, Chief, Operations Support Group, Retirement Services, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street, NW, Room 3349, Washington, DC 20415-3540; and

Joseph F. 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 ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATION CONTACT:

Cyrus S. Benson, Team Leader, Start Printed Page 123Publications Team, RIS Support Services, (202) 606-0623.

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U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Kay Coles James,

Director.

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[FR Doc. 03-32258 Filed 12-31-03; 8:45 am]

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