[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 130 (Thursday, July 7, 2011)]
[Page 39927]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-17078]



Submission for Review: Marital Status Certification Survey, RI 


AGENCY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments.


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) 3206-0033, 

Marital Status Certification Survey. 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 September 6, 

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 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 

[email protected].

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 [email protected] or faxed to 

(202) 606-0910.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RI 25-7, Marital Status Certification 

Survey, is used to determine whether widows, widowers, and former 

spouses receiving survivor annuities from OPM have remarried before 

reaching age 55 and, thus, are no longer eligible for benefits.


    Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of 

Personnel Management.

    Title: Marital Status Certification Survey.

    OMB Number: 3206-0033.

    Frequency: On occasion.

    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.

    Number of Respondents: 24,000.

    Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 minutes.

    Total Burden Hours: 6,000.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

John Berry,


[FR Doc. 2011-17078 Filed 7-6-11; 8:45 am]