Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government


[OMB Control No. 3206-0141; OPM Form 2809]

Submission for OMB Review; Request for Comments on an Existing Information Collection

AGENCY: Office of Personnel Management.
ACTION: Notice.
SUMMARY: There are approximately 30,000 changes to health benefits coverage per year.Of these, 20,000 are submitted on OPM Form 2809 and 10,000 verbally or in written correspondence. Each form takes approximately 45 minutes to complete; data collection by telephone or mail takes approximately 10 minutes. The annual burden for the form is 15,000 hours; the burden not using the form is 1,667 hours. The total burden is 16,667 hours.

For copies of this proposal, contact Cyrus S. Benson on (202) 606-4808, FAX (202) 606-0910 or by E-mail Please include a mailing address with your request.

DATES: Comments on this proposal should be received within 30 calendar days from the date of this publication.
ADDRESSES: Send or deliver comments to--

James K. Freiert, Deputy Assistant Director, Retirement Services Program, Center for Retirement and Insurance Services, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street, NW., Room 3305, Washington, DC 20415-3500; and Alexander Hunt, OPM Desk Officer, Office of Information Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503.

For Information Regarding Administrative Coordination Contact:Cyrus S. Benson, Team Leader, Publications Team, RIS Support Services/Support Group, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street, NW Room 4H28, Washington, DC 20415, (202) 606-0623.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Kathie Ann Whipple, Acting Director.