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 (ICR), Survivor Annuity Election for a Spouse, RI 20-63; Cover Letter Giving Information About the Cost to Elect Less Than the Maximum Survivor Annuity, RI 20-116; Cover Letter Giving Information About the Cost to Elect the Maximum Survivor Annuity, RI 20-117.
Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 1, 2020.
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 information collection, 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 Cyrus.Benson@opm.gov or faxed to (202) 606-0910 or via telephone at (202) 606-4808.
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As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 OPM is soliciting comments for this collection. The information collection (OMB No. 3206-0174) was previously published in the Federal Register on April 28, 2020, at 85 FR 23544, 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.
RI 20-63 is used by annuitants to elect a reduced annuity with a survivor annuity for their spouse. RI 20-116 is a cover letter for RI 20-63 giving information about the cost to elect less than the maximum survivor annuity. This letter is used to supply the information requested by the annuitant about the cost of electing less than the maximum annuity. RI 20-117 is a cover letter for RI 20-63 giving information about the cost to elect the maximum survivor annuity.
Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management.
Title: Survivor Annuity Election for a Spouse; Cover Letter Giving Information about the Cost to Elect Less Than the Maximum Survivor Annuity; Cover Letter Giving Information about the Cost to Elect the Maximum Survivor Annuity.
OMB Number: 3206-0174.
Frequency: On occasion.
Affected Public: Individual or Households.
Number of Respondents: RI 20-63 = 2,400; RI 20-116 & RI 20-117 = 200.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 55 Minutes [RI 20-63 = 45 minutes; RI 20-116 & RI 20-117 = 10 minutes].
Total Burden Hours: 1,834.
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Office of Personnel Management.
Regulatory Affairs Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2020-19273 Filed 8-31-20; 8:45 am]
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