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 the reinstatement of an expired information collection request (ICR) without change, Civil Service Retirement System Survivor Annuitant Express Pay Application for Death Benefits, RI 25-51.
Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until June 5, 2017.
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 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 via electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (202) 395-6974.
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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. The information collection (OMB No. 3206-0233) was previously published in the Federal Register on July 21, 2016, at 81 FR 47444, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received for this 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 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 25-51 is used by the Civil Service Retirement System solely to pay benefits to the widow(er) of an annuitant. This application is intended for use in immediately authorizing payments to an annuitant's widow or widower, based on the report of death, when our records show the decedent elected to provide benefits for the applicant.
Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management.
Title: Civil Service Retirement System Survivor Annuitant Express Pay Application for Death Benefits.
OMB Number: 3206-0233.
Frequency: On occasion.
Affected Public: Individual or Households.
Number of Respondents: 34,800.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 minutes.
Total Burden Hours: 17,400 hours.
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U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Kathleen M. McGettigan,
[FR Doc. 2017-09095 Filed 5-4-17; 8:45 am]
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