[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 125 (Thursday, June 28, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 38681]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-15850]


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OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT


Submission for review: Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) 
Application, 3206-0082

AGENCY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION: 60-day notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general 
public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a 
revised information collection request (ICR) 3206-0082, Presidential 
Management Fellows (PMF) Application. 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 on behalf of the Office of Management and 
Budget. 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 are encouraged and will be accepted until August 27, 
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 U.S. Office of Personnel 
Management, Attention: Juanita Wheeler, 1900 E Street NW., Room 1425, 
Washington, DC 20415, or sent via electronic mail to pmf@opm.gov.

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, Attention: Juanita Wheeler, 1900 E Street NW., 
Room 1425, Washington, DC 20415, or sent via electronic mail to 
pmf@opm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Executive Order 13562, Recruiting and Hiring 
Students and Recent Graduates, and implementing regulations increased 
the applicant window of eligibility and removed the school nomination 
requirement. Students seeking advanced degrees and those who completed 
an advanced degree within the previous two years will use the 
application to apply for the Presidential Management Fellows Program. 
They will no longer be required to have a school nomination. OPM 
expects this will increase the number of applicants from years past. 
Information on the PMF Program can be found at www.pmf.gov.

Analysis

    Agency: Employee Services, U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
    Title: Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Application.
    OMB Number: 3206-0082.
    Affected Public: Current graduate students and individuals who 
obtained an advanced degree within the previous two years.
    Number of Respondents: 25,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 13 minutes.
    Total Burden Hours: 5417 hours.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
John Berry,
Director.
[FR Doc. 2012-15850 Filed 6-27-12; 8:45 am]
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