[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 86 (Wednesday, May 4, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25379-25380]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-10895]


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OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT


Submission for Review; Extension of Existing Information 
Collection; OMB Control Number 3206-0248, Application for Senior 
Administrative Law Judge (OPM Form 1655), and Geographic Preference 
Statement for Senior Administrative Law Judge Applicant (OPM Form 1655-
A)

AGENCY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Human Resources Solutions, U.S. Office of Personnel 
Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies 
the opportunity to comment on a request to the Office of Management and 
Budget for an extension of an existing information collection (ICR) 
3206-0248, OPM 1655, and OPM 1655-A. These forms are used by retired 
Administrative Law Judges seeking reemployment on a temporary and 
intermittent basis to complete hearings of one or more specified 
case(s) in accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act of 1946. 
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 Office of 
Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that:

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    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.

DATES: Comments on this proposal will be accepted until July 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 the U.S. Office of Personnel 
Management, Human Resources Solutions, Administrative Law Judge 
Program, Attention: Karyn D. Lusby, 1900 E Street NW., Room 2458, 
Washington, DC 20415.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this ICR, with applicable 
supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the U.S. Office 
of Personnel Management, Human Resources Solutions, Administrative Law 
Judge Program, Attention: Karyn D. Lusby, 1900 E Street NW., Room 2458, 
Washington, DC 20415

Analysis

    Agency: Human Resources Solutions, U.S. Office of Personnel 
Management.
    Title: Application for Senior Administrative Law Judge (OPM Form 
1655), and Geographic Preference Statement for Senior Administrative 
Law Judge Applicant (OPM Form 1655-A).
    OMB Number: 3206-0248.
    OPM Forms 1655 and 1655-A Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Individuals.
    OPM Form 1655 Number of Respondents: Approximately 100.
    OPM Form 1655 Estimated Time Per Respondent: 30-45 Minutes.
    OPM Form 1655 Burden Hours: 94 hours.
    OPM Form 1655-A Number of Respondents: Approximately 150.
    OPM Form 1655-A Estimated Time per Respondent: 15-25 Minutes.
    OPM Form 1655-A Burden Hours: 67 hours.
    Total Burden Hours: 161 hours.

    U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
John Berry,
Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-10895 Filed 5-3-11; 8:45 am]
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