[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 171 (Friday, September 2, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 54811]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-22472]



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OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT


Submission for Review: 3206-0121, Application for Deferred 
Retirement (For Persons Separated on or After October 1, 1956), OPM 
1496A

AGENCY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION: 60-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) 3206-0121, 
Application for Deferred Retirement (For persons separated on or after 
October 1, 1956). 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:
    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 November 1, 
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, Linda Bradford (Acting), Deputy Associate Director, 
Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, 1900 E Street, NW., Room 
3305, Washington, DC 20415-3500 or sent via electronic mail to 
Martha.Moore@opm.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this ICR, with applicable 
supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Retirement 
Services Publications Team, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E 
Street, NW., Room 4332, Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Cyrus S. 
Benson, or sent via electronic mail to Cyrus.Benson@opm.gov or faxed to 
(202) 606-0910.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OPM 1496A, is used by eligible former 
Federal employees to apply for a deferred Civil Service annuity.

Analysis

    Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of 
Personnel Management.
    Title: Application for Deferred Retirement (For persons separated 
on or after October 1, 1956).
    OMB Number: 3206-0121.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 2,800.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour.
    Total Burden Hours: 2,800.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
John Berry,
Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-22472 Filed 9-1-11; 8:45 am]
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