[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 65 (Tuesday, April 5, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18811-18812]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-8063]


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OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT


Submission for Review: Letter Reply To Request for Information 
(RI 20-64), Former Spouse Survivor Annuity Election (RI 20-64A), 
Information on Electing a Survivor Annuity for Your Former Spouse (RI 
20-64B)

AGENCY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: 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) 3206-0235, 
Letter Reply to Request for Information, RI 20-64, and Former Spouse 
Survivor Annuity Election, RI 20-64A. 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 was previously 
published in the Federal Register on November 18, 2010 at Volume 75 FR 
70710 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were 
received for this information 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 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.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until May 5, 2011. 
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 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 oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

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 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RI 20-64, Letter Reply to Request for 
Information, is used by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) to 
provide information about the amount of annuity payable after a 
survivor reduction, to explain the annuity reductions required to pay 
for the survivor benefit, and to give the beginning rate of survivor 
annuity. RI 20-64A, Former Spouse Survivor Annuity Election, is used by 
the CSRS to obtain a survivor benefits election from annuitants who are 
eligible to elect to provide survivor benefits for a former spouse. RI 
20-64B, Information on Electing a Survivor Annuity for Your Former 
Spouse, is a pamphlet that provides important information to retirees 
under the CSRS who want to provide a survivor annuity for a former 
spouse.

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Analysis

    Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of 
Personnel Management.
    Title: Letter Reply to Request for Information; Former Spouse 
Survivor Annuity Election.
    OMB Number: 3206-0235.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Number of Respondents: 30.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 45 minutes for RI 20-64A and 8 
minutes for RI 20-64.
    Total Burden Hours: 24.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
John Berry,
Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-8063 Filed 4-4-11; 8:45 am]
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