[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 230 (Thursday, November 29, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71200-71201]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28894]


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 OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT


Submission for Review: 3206-0140, Representative Payee 
Application (RI 20-7) and Information Necessary for a Competency 
Determination (RI 30-3)

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) 3206-0140, 
Representative Payee Application (RI 20-7) and Information Necessary 
for a Competency Determination (RI 30-3). 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 
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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 28, 
2013. 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, Retirement Services, Union Square Room US 370, 1900 E 
Street NW., Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Alberta Butler or sent via 
electronic mail to Alberta.Butler@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: RI 20-7, Representative Payee Application, 
is used by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal 
Employees Retirement System (FERS) to collect information from persons 
applying to be fiduciaries for annuitants or survivor annuitants who 
appear to be incapable of handling their own funds or for minor 
children. RI 30-3, Information Necessary for a Competency 
Determination, collects medical information regarding the annuitant's 
competency for OPM's use in evaluating the annuitant's condition.

Analysis

    Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of 
Personnel Management.
    Title: Representative Payee Application and Information Necessary 
for a Competency Determination.
    OMB Number: 3206-0140.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Number of Respondents: RI 20-7 = 12,480; RI 30-3 = 250.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 90.
    Total Burden Hours: 6,490.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
John Berry,
Director.
[FR Doc. 2012-28894 Filed 11-28-12; 8:45 am]
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