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Submission for Review: Representative Payee Application, RI 20-7 and Information Necessary for a Competency Determination, RI 30-3

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Office of Personnel Management.


60-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 an extension without change, of a currently approved information collection request (ICR), Representative Payee Application, RI 20-7 and Information Necessary for a Competency Determination, RI 30-3.


Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until June 12, 2017. 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 Retirement Services, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Alberta Butler, Room 2347-E, or sent via electronic mail to

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A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Retirement Services Publications Team, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Room 3316-L, Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Cyrus S. Benson or sent via electronic mail to or faxed to (202) 606-0910.

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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 (OMB 3206-0140). 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.

Form RI 20-7 is used by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) to collect information from persons applying to be fiduciaries for annuitants or survivor annuitants who appear to be incapable of handling their own funds or for minor children. RI 30-3 collects medical information regarding the annuitant's competency for OPM's use in evaluating the annuitant's condition.


Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management.

Title: Representative Payee Application.

OMB Number: 3206-0140.

Frequency: Annually.

Affected Public: Individuals or Households.

Number of Respondents: 12,480 (RI 20-7); 250 (RI 30-3).

Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 minutes (RI 20-7); 60 minutes (RI 30-3).

Total Burden Hours: 6,490.

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Kathleen M. McGettigan,

Acting Director, Office of Personnel Management.

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[FR Doc. 2017-07447 Filed 4-12-17; 8:45 am]