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Submission for Review; Extension of Existing Information Collection; OMB Control Number 3206-0248, Application for Senior Administrative Law Judge (OPM Form 1655), and Geographic Preference Statement for Senior Administrative Law Judge Applicant (OPM Form 1655-A)

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AGENCY:

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION:

60-Day Notice and request for comments.

SUMMARY:

The Human Resources Solutions, U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a request to the Office of Management and Budget for an extension of an existing information collection (ICR) 3206-0248, OPM 1655, and OPM 1655-A. These forms are used by retired Administrative Law Judges seeking reemployment on a temporary and intermittent basis to complete hearings of one or more specified case(s) in accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act of 1946. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104-106), OPM is soliciting comments for this collection. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that:Start Printed Page 25380

1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;

2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;

3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and

4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses.

DATES:

Comments on this proposal will be accepted until July 5, 2011. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1.

ADDRESSES:

Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Human Resources Solutions, Administrative Law Judge Program, Attention: Karyn D. Lusby, 1900 E Street NW., Room 2458, Washington, DC 20415.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Human Resources Solutions, Administrative Law Judge Program, Attention: Karyn D. Lusby, 1900 E Street NW., Room 2458, Washington, DC 20415

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Agency: Human Resources Solutions, U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Title: Application for Senior Administrative Law Judge (OPM Form 1655), and Geographic Preference Statement for Senior Administrative Law Judge Applicant (OPM Form 1655-A).

OMB Number: 3206-0248.

OPM Forms 1655 and 1655-A Frequency: Annually.

Affected Public: Individuals.

OPM Form 1655 Number of Respondents: Approximately 100.

OPM Form 1655 Estimated Time Per Respondent: 30-45 Minutes.

OPM Form 1655 Burden Hours: 94 hours.

OPM Form 1655-A Number of Respondents: Approximately 150.

OPM Form 1655-A Estimated Time per Respondent: 15-25 Minutes.

OPM Form 1655-A Burden Hours: 67 hours.

Total Burden Hours: 161 hours.

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U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

John Berry,

Director.

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[FR Doc. 2011-10895 Filed 5-3-11; 8:45 am]

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