U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
30-Day Notice and request for comments.
The Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Retirement Services offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a revised information collection request (ICR) 3206-0136, Designation of Beneficiary: Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance, SF 2823. 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 information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 2, 2013, at Volume 78 FR 47017, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received for this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that:
1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of OPM, including whether the information will have practical utility;
2. Evaluate the accuracy of OPM'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.
Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until February 6, 2014. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1.
Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of Personnel Management or sent by email to email@example.com or faxed to (202) 395-6974.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of Personnel Management or sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (202) 395-6974.
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Standard Form 2823 is used by any Federal employee or retiree covered by the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Program, or by an Start Printed Page 861assignee who owns an insured's coverage, to instruct the Office of Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance how to distribute the proceeds of the FEGLI coverage when the statutory order of precedence does not meet his or her needs. OPM is revising the form to clarify its policy regarding the filing of court orders used for the payment of FEGLI benefits. In addition, OPM is making some minor textual changes to explain how and to whom proceeds can be designated, and to emphasize that the insured individual keep the designation updated as needs change.
Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management.
Title: Designation of Beneficiary: Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance.
OMB Number: 3206-0136.
Frequency: On occasion.
Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
Number of Respondents: 48,000.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 minutes.
Total Burden Hours: 12,000.
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[FR Doc. 2013-31503 Filed 1-6-14; 8:45 am]
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