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Office of Personnel Management.
30-Day notice and request for comments.
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a revised information collection request (ICR), OMB No. 3206-0237, Information and Instructions on Your Reconsideration Rights. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. 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.
Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until November 14, 2016. 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 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 via electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (202) 395-6974.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
To obtain a copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, contact 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 via electronic mail to email@example.com or faxed to (202) 395-6974.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (81 FR 31267, May 18, 2016) allowing for a 60 day public comment period. No comments were received. Although the Office of Management and Budget did not receive any comments previously, we are particularly interested in seeking 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.
Form RI 38-47 gives specific instructions on how to request reconsideration of an initial decision that affects an individual's rights and interests under the Civil Service Retirement System or the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition, reconsideration rights are extended for denials of requests to enroll or change enrollment of health and life insurance benefits under the Federal Retired or Federal Employees Health Benefits program or the Federal Employees Group Life insurance program.
Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management.
Title: Information and Instructions on Your Reconsideration Rights.
OMB Number: 3206-0237.
Frequency: On occasion.
Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
Number of Respondents: 3,100.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 45 minutes.
Total Burden Hours: 2,325 hours.Start Signature
U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Beth F. Cobert,
[FR Doc. 2016-24791 Filed 10-12-16; 8:45 am]
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