[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 236 (Thursday, December 8, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 76773]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-31471]


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OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT


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

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) 3206-0121, 
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 information collection was previously published in the Federal 
Register on September 2, 2011 at Volume 76 FR 54811 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 January 9, 
2012. 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.

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. 2011-31471 Filed 12-7-11; 8:45 am]
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