[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 250 (Thursday, December 29, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 82001]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-33506]


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OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT


Submission for Review: Alternative Annuity Election, RI 20-80

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) 3206-0168, 
Alternative Annuity Election, RI 20-80. 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 June 10, 2011, at Volume 76 FR 
34108 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 30, 
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: RI 20-80 is used for individuals who are 
eligible to elect whether to receive a reduced annuity and a lump-sum 
payment equal to their retirement contributions (alternative form of 
annuity) or an unreduced annuity and no lump sum.

Analysis

    Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of 
Personnel Management.
    Title: Alternative Annuity Election.
    OMB Number: 3206-0168.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 200.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Total Burden Hours: 67 hours.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
John Berry,
Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-33506 Filed 12-28-11; 8:45 am]
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