Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), DoD.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 8, 2015.
You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods:
Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
Mail: Department of Defense, Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, Directorate of Oversight and Compliance, Regulatory and Audit Matters Office, 9010 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-9010.
Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.
Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow the instructions at http://www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, form number, and title.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Defense Finance and Accounting Services-Cleveland, Retired and Annuitant Pay, 1240 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44199, ATTN: Mr. Charles Moss, email@example.com, 216-204-4426.
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Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Application for Trusteeship, DD Form 2827, OMB License 0730-0013.
Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary for individuals to apply for appointment as a trustee on behalf of a mentally incompetent member of the uniformed services pursuant to 37 U.S.C. 602-604.
Affected Public: Individuals or Households, Business and Other for Profit.
Annual Burden Hours: 75.
Number of Respondents: 75.
Responses per Respondent: 1.
Annual Responses: 75.
Average Burden per Response: 1 hour.
Frequency: On occasion.
When members of the uniformed services are declared mentally incompetent, the need arises to have a trustee appointed to act on their behalf with regard to military pay matters. Individuals will complete this form to apply for appointment as a trustee on behalf of the member. The requirement to complete this form helps alleviate the opportunity for fraud, waste, and abuse of government funds and member's benefits.
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Dated: October 6, 2015.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2015-25773 Filed 10-8-15; 8:45 am]
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