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Submission for Review: Standard Form 1153: Claim for Unpaid Compensation of Deceased Civilian Employee

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AGENCY:

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION:

60-Day Notice and request for comments.

SUMMARY:

Merit System Accountability and Compliance, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an existing information collection request (ICR) 3206-0234, Standard Form 1153, Claim for Unpaid Compensation of Deceased Civilian Employee. 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.

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DATES:

Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until December 1, 2014. 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 Merit System Accountability and Compliance, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E. Street NW., Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Robert D. Hendler or sent via electronic mail to robert.hendler@opm.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Merit System Accountability and Compliance, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E. Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Robert D. Hendler or sent via electronic mail to robert.hendler@opm.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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 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.

Standard Form 1153, Claim for Unpaid Compensation of Deceased Civilian Employee, is used to collect information from individuals who have been designated as beneficiaries of the unpaid compensation of a deceased Federal civilian employee or believe their relationship to the deceased entitles them to receive the unpaid compensation of the deceased Federal civilian employee. OPM needs this information to adjudicate the claim and properly assign the unpaid compensation of the deceased Federal civilian employee to the appropriate individual(s).

Analysis

Agency: Merit System Accountability and Compliance, Office of Personnel Management.

Title: Standard Form 1153, Claim for Unpaid Compensation of Deceased Civilian Employee.

OMB Number: 3260-0234.

Frequency: Annually.

Affected Public: Individuals.

Number of Respondents: 4,400.

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 15 minutes.

Total Burden Hours: 1,100 hours.

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U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Katherine Archuleta,

Director.

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[FR Doc. 2014-23292 Filed 9-30-14; 8:45 am]

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