[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 158 (Tuesday, August 16, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50769-50770]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-20797]


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 OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

[OMB Control number 3206-0248]


Submission for Review: 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: 30-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 an existing information collection 
request (ICR) 3206-0248, OPM 1655, and OPM 1655-A. These forms are used 
by retired Administrative Law Judges seeking

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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 information collection was previously published in the 
Federal Register on May 4, 2011 at Volume 76 FR 25379 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 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 September 15, 
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 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.

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. 2011-20797 Filed 8-15-11; 8:45 am]
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