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Revision of Information Collection: Combined Federal Campaign Applications

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AGENCY:

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION:

30-Day notice and request for comments.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Office of Personnel Management intends to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for clearance to revise an information collection. Combined Federal Campaign Applications, OMB Control No. 3206-0269, which include OPM Forms 1647-A, -B, and -E, are used to review the eligibility of national, international, and local charitable organizations and Department of Defense morale, welfare, and recreation (MWR)/Family Support and Youth Activities/Programs (FSYA/FSYP) organizations that wish to participate in the Combined Federal Campaign. The proposed revisions reflect changes in eligibility guidance from the Office of Personnel Management. On March 12, 2019, we published a 60-day notice and request for comments. We received two comments: One recommending changes to questions regarding volunteerism (which would require additional burden on CFC-participating charities); and one requesting changes which have already been implemented or which go beyond the authority of OPM. There are, therefore, no recommended revisions to this ICR.

We estimate 10,000 responses to this information collection annually. Each form takes approximately two hours to complete. The annual estimated burden is 20,000 hours.

DATES:

Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 7, 2019. 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 the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management Budget, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of Personnel Management or sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov 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 Budget, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of Personnel Management or sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

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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.

The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the world's largest and most successful annual workplace philanthropic giving campaign, with 36 CFC Zones throughout the country and overseas raising millions of dollars each Start Printed Page 46979year. The mission of the CFC is to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all.

The CFC charity applications collect information from about 10,000 national, international, and local charities for inclusion on the CFC charity list. There are no recommended revisions to this ICR.

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U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Stephen Hickman,

Federal Register Liaison.

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[FR Doc. 2019-19242 Filed 9-5-19; 8:45 am]

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