Notice of Submission for Approval: Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions (SF 85), 29948-29950 [2017-13819]

Download as PDF 29948 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 125 / Friday, June 30, 2017 / Notices TABLE 8—2017 OTR RESULTS COMPARISON Current methodology OTR Percent ................................................................................ OTR $ Millions ............................................................................. For informational purposes only, Table 9 illustrates the portion of NCUA’s total Operating Budget costs Change 63 Proposed methodology 67.7% $201.8 ¥7.70% ¥$22.8 60.0% $179.0 funded explicitly and implicitly by federal credit unions and federally insured state-chartered credit unions respectively. TABLE 9—OPERATING BUDGET COST DISTRIBUTION Portion of 2017 operating budget covered by: Federal Credit Union Operating Fee .................................................................................. OTR (proportional based on insured shares) .................................................................... 40.0% ............................... 30.8% ............................... (60.0% × 51.3%). ............. 70.8% 64 ........................... Total ............................................................................................................................ 0.0%. 29.2%. (60.0% × 48.7%). 29.2%. Commenters are also encouraged to discuss any other relevant issues they believe NCUA should consider with respect to the OTR methodology and, to the extent feasible, provide documentation to support any recommendations. V. Request for Comment In addition to the proposed changes to the OTR methodology, the Board proposes to formally adopt the following OTR related processes: • To solicit through the Federal Register public comment on the OTR methodology at least every 3 years, and whenever NCUA seeks to change the OTR methodology. • Maintain the staff delegation to administer the OTR methodology but require public board briefings every year, no later than each December, on the results of the calculation and to post all related materials to NCUA’s Web site. • As part of future rulemaking, indicate for any proposed regulation involving the activities and authorities of credit unions whether the regulation is based on Title I, Title II, and/or Title III of the Act and seek comment on this determination. While the proposed new OTR methodology would no longer rely on mapping of regulations, this will increase clarity regarding the purpose of and authority for any new or updated regulations and preserve future flexibility with respect to any desired changes to the OTR methodology. The Board seeks comments on all the proposed revisions to the OTR methodology and formal adoption of the procedures discussed above. In particular, the Board is interested in comments on alternative approaches to arriving at an allocation factor for the cost of examining and supervising federal credit unions (principle 1). For example, within the context of the overall simplification of the OTR methodology, should federal credit union examination and supervision activity be allocated primarily to the operating fee, or should it continue to reflect that much of NCUA’s examination and supervision focus is on managing risk to the Share Insurance Fund.65 63 For 2017, the proposed OTR methodology calculation would result in a decline of 11.4% from the current methodology. 64 Based on the current OTR methodology, 67 percent of the total 2017 Operating Budget is covered by federal credit unions through Operating Fees and the OTR: https://www.ncua.gov/About/ Documents/Agenda%20Items/ AG204161117Item4a.pdf. 65 To provide context for commenters, an assumption under principle 1 in the proposed OTR methodology that only the examination and supervision of troubled federal credit unions was insurance-related would result in an OTR of about 31 percent. Conversely, if the results of the Examiner Time Survey (about 88 percent insurancerelated) were used for the allocation factor for principle 1 in the proposed OTR methodology, it would result in an OTR of about 85 percent. The proposed change to the OTR methodology would result in the annual Operating Fee paid by federal credit unions increasing by about 24%—an increase of $22.8 million from $96.4 million to $119.2 million. Based on the 2017 Operating Fee scale, Table 10 provides several examples of how a federal credit union’s operating fee would increase. TABLE 10—EXAMPLES OF OPERATING FEE INCREASE FOR FEDERAL CREDIT UNIONS Asset size of federal credit union $9.46 billion .......................... $1.01 billion .......................... $503 million .......................... $100 million .......................... $50 million ............................ $10 million ............................ $1 million .............................. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Federally insured statechartered credit unions Federal credit unions VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:32 Jun 29, 2017 Increase to annual operating fee $133,234 51,143 25,445 5,060 2,526 505 0 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 By the National Credit Union Administration Board on June 23, 2017. Gerard Poliquin, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2017–13635 Filed 6–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7535–01–P OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Notice of Submission for Approval: Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions (SF 85) U.S. Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The National Background Investigation Bureau (NBIB), U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is notifying the general public and other Federal agencies that OPM is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of a revised information collection, Questionnaire for NonSensitive Positions, (SF 85). DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until August 29, 2017. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 125 / Friday, June 30, 2017 / Notices Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to NBIB, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Donna McLeod or by electronic mail at FISFormsComments@opm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this information collection, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the NBIB, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Donna McLeod or by electronic mail at FISFormsComments@opm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OPM is soliciting comments for this collection as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1). 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. Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions, SF 85, including accompanying releases, housed in a system named e-QIP (Electronic Questionnaires for Investigative Processing), is an information collection completed by applicants for, or incumbents of, Federal Government civilian positions, and other individuals performing work on behalf of the Federal Government and requiring logical and physical access to Federal systems and facilities, e.g., pursuant to a Government contract. The collection is used by: • The Federal Government in conducting background investigations of persons under consideration for nonsensitive, low-risk positions as defined in Executive Order 13764 and 5 CFR part 731; mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:32 Jun 29, 2017 Jkt 241001 • agencies in determining whether a person performing work for or on behalf of the Federal Government should be deemed eligible for physical and logical access to federally controlled facilities or information systems. The SF 85 is completed by applicants for, or incumbents of, Federal Government civilian positions, or other individuals requiring logical or physical access to perform work on behalf of the Federal Government. For applicants, the SF 85 is to be used only after a conditional offer of employment has been made, unless OPM has provided an exception. The Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-QIP) is a web-based system application that houses the SF 85. A variable in assessing burden hours is the nature of the electronic application. The electronic application includes branching questions and instructions which provide for a tailored collection from the respondent based on varying factors in the respondent’s personal history. The burden on the respondent is reduced when the respondent’s personal history is not relevant to particular question, since the question branches, or expands for additional details, only for those persons who have pertinent information to provide regarding that line of questioning. Accordingly, the burden on the respondent will vary depending on whether the information collection relates to the respondent’s personal history. OPM proposes new changes to the SF 85. The instructional portion of the form will be modified. OPM will provide additional information regarding the investigative process. OPM will remove instructions that were needed only for persons completing a paper form, as the form is now collected by OPM only through electronic means. The Privacy Act Routine Uses provided on the form were updated to conform to the most recent publication of the OPM/Central 9 Personnel Investigations Records system of records notice. Section 6, your ‘‘Identifying Information’’ will be expanded to request additional identifiers. OPM will request, in Section 7, ‘‘Your Contact Information’’ that the respondent provide three contact numbers to facilitate contact between investigative personnel and the respondent; however respondents will be advised that only one number is required. Section 9, ‘‘Citizenship’’ will be expanded to collect additional information to assist in verifying derived citizenship of respondents born outside of the U.S. Section 10, ‘‘Dual/ Multiple Citizenship’’ will include questions regarding the time period(s) of PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29949 dual/multiple citizenship and an explanation of how such citizenship was acquired. Section 11, ‘‘Where You Have Lived’’ will include branching questions that replace detailed instructions for all respondents and instead tailor the collection to elicit information based on the respondent’s relevant personal history. Section 12, ‘‘Where You Went to School’’ instructions will be changed regarding the requirement to list degree or diploma information. Section 13a, ‘‘Employment Activities-Employment & Unemployment Record’’ branching questions will be added to reduce detailed instructions for all respondents and tailor instructions as applicable to the respondent. Additionally, branching questions for foreign addresses and contacts will be added to assist with conducting the background investigation. Section 13b, ‘‘Employment Activities-Former Federal Service’’ will be added to capture former federal civilian service, excluding military service not previously provided. Section 13c, ‘‘Employment Record’’ branching questions will be added to prompt the applicant to enter the required information following each positive response. In an effort to streamline information collection from the respondents, changes are proposed to add five areas of questioning found on the Declaration of Federal Employment form (OF 306) to the SF 85. The recommendation is to have questions pertaining to Selective Service record, military discharge, police records and court(s) martial, debarment from federal employment, and financial history included on the SF 85. This change would provide information needed in support of the background investigation and limit multiple reporting requirements for respondents for the purpose of the background investigation. Section 15, ‘‘Military History’’ branching questions will be added to collect information pertaining to the types of military discharge received and information regarding military disciplinary actions. Branching questions will be added to elicit information regarding foreign military service, if applicable, in addition to U.S. military service, and to collect details of such service. Section 17, ‘‘Police Record’’ will include questions regarding offenses, charges, and arrests, and branching questions will be added to inquire about the disposition of criminal proceedings. Section 21, ‘‘Financial Record’’ will be added with branching questions to elicit specific detailed information pertaining to E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1 29950 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 125 / Friday, June 30, 2017 / Notices mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES failure to file or pay Federal, state, or other taxes when required by law or ordinance and to collect information regarding delinquent federal debt. Section 16, ‘‘People Who Know You Well’’ branching questions will be added to clarify and collect additional information pertaining to the references. Section 18, ‘‘Illegal Use of Drugs and Drug Activity’’ will include instruction to clarify that drug use or activity illegal under Federal laws must be reported, even if that use or activity is legal under state or local law(s). Branching questions will be added regarding drug treatment details, which is pertinent information needed to support final adjudication. Section 19, ‘‘Investigations and Clearance Record’’ will be added with branching questions to elicit information necessary to obtain relevant details regarding prior records, including debarment from government employment. Section 22, ‘‘Association Record’’ will be added with branching questions which collect detailed information pertinent to a respondent’s involvement in terrorist organizations, association with persons involved in activities to further terrorism and/or to overthrow the U.S. Government by force or violence. The general ‘‘Authorization for Release of Information’’ will include clarifying language noting that information gathered during the investigation may include publicly available electronic information, including electronic social media information that has been published or broadcast for public consumption, is available on request to the public, is accessible on-line to the public, is available to the public by subscription or purchase, or is otherwise lawfully accessible to the public. A change is also proposed to the expiration timeframe of the General Release to five years. This change is consistent with the investigative coverage period for low risk, non-sensitive positions. In the event that review of financial information is needed for a particular investigation, the ‘‘Fair Credit Reporting Disclosure and Authorization’’ will be added to the collection. Analysis Agency: NBIB, U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Title: Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions (SF 85). OMB Number: 3206–0261. Affected Public: The SF 85 is an information collections completed by applicants for, or incumbents of, Federal Government civilian positions, or positions in private entities performing work for the Federal Government under VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:32 Jun 29, 2017 Jkt 241001 contract. The SF 85 will be used by the Federal Government in conducting background investigations and reinvestigations of persons under consideration for, or retention in, nonsensitive positions. The form may also be used by agencies in determining whether a subject performing work for, or on behalf of, the Government under a contract, should be deemed eligible for logical or physical access. For applicants, the SF 85 is to be used only after a conditional offer of employment has been made, unless an exception is provided by OPM. Number of Respondents: 55,040. Estimated Time per Respondent: 120 minutes. Total Burden Hours: 110,080. U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Kathleen M. McGettigan, Acting Director. [FR Doc. 2017–13819 Filed 6–29–17; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2017–13818 Filed 6–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–B2–P POSTAL SERVICE Product Change—Priority Mail and First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement U.S. Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Hispanic Council on Federal Employment (Council) meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the following time and location shown below: Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20415, Executive Conference Room. The Council is an advisory committee composed of representatives from Hispanic organizations and senior government officials. Along with its other responsibilities, the Council shall advise the Director of the Office of Personnel Management on matters involving the recruitment, hiring, and advancement of Hispanics in the Federal workforce. The Council is cochaired by the Director of the Office of Personnel Management and the Chair of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA). The meeting is open to the public. Please contact the Office of Personnel Management at the address shown below if you wish to present material to the Council at any of the meetings. The manner and time prescribed for presentations may be limited, depending upon the number of parties SUMMARY: Sfmt 4703 The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule’s Competitive Products List. DATES: Effective date: June 30, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Reed, 202–268–3179. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Postal Service® hereby gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3), on June 21, 2017, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail & First-Class Package Service Contract 46 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2017–153, CP2017–216. SUMMARY: Hispanic Council on Federal Employment Fmt 4703 U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Kathleen McGettigan, Acting Director. Postal ServiceTM. ACTION: Notice. OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Frm 00130 Zina Sutch, Director, for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Suite 5H35, Washington, DC 20415. Phone (202) 606–2433 FAX (202) 606–6012 or email at Zina.Sutch@ opm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: AGENCY: BILLING CODE 6325–53–P PO 00000 that express interest in presenting information. Stanley F. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 125 (Friday, June 30, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29948-29950]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-13819]


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OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT


Notice of Submission for Approval: Questionnaire for Non-
Sensitive Positions (SF 85)

AGENCY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The National Background Investigation Bureau (NBIB), U.S. 
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is notifying the general public 
and other Federal agencies that OPM is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval of a revised information collection, 
Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions, (SF 85).

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until August 29, 
2017.

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ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
the proposed information collection to NBIB, U.S. Office of Personnel 
Management, 1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Donna 
McLeod or by electronic mail at FISFormsComments@opm.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this information collection, 
with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting 
the NBIB, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Donna McLeod or by electronic mail at 
FISFormsComments@opm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OPM is soliciting comments for this 
collection as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 
U.S.C. 3507(a)(1). 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.
    Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions, SF 85, including 
accompanying releases, housed in a system named e-QIP (Electronic 
Questionnaires for Investigative Processing), is an information 
collection completed by applicants for, or incumbents of, Federal 
Government civilian positions, and other individuals performing work on 
behalf of the Federal Government and requiring logical and physical 
access to Federal systems and facilities, e.g., pursuant to a 
Government contract. The collection is used by:
     The Federal Government in conducting background 
investigations of persons under consideration for non-sensitive, low-
risk positions as defined in Executive Order 13764 and 5 CFR part 731;
     agencies in determining whether a person performing work 
for or on behalf of the Federal Government should be deemed eligible 
for physical and logical access to federally controlled facilities or 
information systems.
    The SF 85 is completed by applicants for, or incumbents of, Federal 
Government civilian positions, or other individuals requiring logical 
or physical access to perform work on behalf of the Federal Government. 
For applicants, the SF 85 is to be used only after a conditional offer 
of employment has been made, unless OPM has provided an exception. The 
Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-QIP) is a 
web-based system application that houses the SF 85. A variable in 
assessing burden hours is the nature of the electronic application. The 
electronic application includes branching questions and instructions 
which provide for a tailored collection from the respondent based on 
varying factors in the respondent's personal history. The burden on the 
respondent is reduced when the respondent's personal history is not 
relevant to particular question, since the question branches, or 
expands for additional details, only for those persons who have 
pertinent information to provide regarding that line of questioning. 
Accordingly, the burden on the respondent will vary depending on 
whether the information collection relates to the respondent's personal 
history.
    OPM proposes new changes to the SF 85. The instructional portion of 
the form will be modified. OPM will provide additional information 
regarding the investigative process. OPM will remove instructions that 
were needed only for persons completing a paper form, as the form is 
now collected by OPM only through electronic means. The Privacy Act 
Routine Uses provided on the form were updated to conform to the most 
recent publication of the OPM/Central 9 Personnel Investigations 
Records system of records notice. Section 6, your ``Identifying 
Information'' will be expanded to request additional identifiers. OPM 
will request, in Section 7, ``Your Contact Information'' that the 
respondent provide three contact numbers to facilitate contact between 
investigative personnel and the respondent; however respondents will be 
advised that only one number is required. Section 9, ``Citizenship'' 
will be expanded to collect additional information to assist in 
verifying derived citizenship of respondents born outside of the U.S. 
Section 10, ``Dual/Multiple Citizenship'' will include questions 
regarding the time period(s) of dual/multiple citizenship and an 
explanation of how such citizenship was acquired. Section 11, ``Where 
You Have Lived'' will include branching questions that replace detailed 
instructions for all respondents and instead tailor the collection to 
elicit information based on the respondent's relevant personal history. 
Section 12, ``Where You Went to School'' instructions will be changed 
regarding the requirement to list degree or diploma information. 
Section 13a, ``Employment Activities-Employment & Unemployment Record'' 
branching questions will be added to reduce detailed instructions for 
all respondents and tailor instructions as applicable to the 
respondent. Additionally, branching questions for foreign addresses and 
contacts will be added to assist with conducting the background 
investigation. Section 13b, ``Employment Activities-Former Federal 
Service'' will be added to capture former federal civilian service, 
excluding military service not previously provided. Section 13c, 
``Employment Record'' branching questions will be added to prompt the 
applicant to enter the required information following each positive 
response.
    In an effort to streamline information collection from the 
respondents, changes are proposed to add five areas of questioning 
found on the Declaration of Federal Employment form (OF 306) to the SF 
85. The recommendation is to have questions pertaining to Selective 
Service record, military discharge, police records and court(s) 
martial, debarment from federal employment, and financial history 
included on the SF 85. This change would provide information needed in 
support of the background investigation and limit multiple reporting 
requirements for respondents for the purpose of the background 
investigation.
    Section 15, ``Military History'' branching questions will be added 
to collect information pertaining to the types of military discharge 
received and information regarding military disciplinary actions. 
Branching questions will be added to elicit information regarding 
foreign military service, if applicable, in addition to U.S. military 
service, and to collect details of such service. Section 17, ``Police 
Record'' will include questions regarding offenses, charges, and 
arrests, and branching questions will be added to inquire about the 
disposition of criminal proceedings. Section 21, ``Financial Record'' 
will be added with branching questions to elicit specific detailed 
information pertaining to

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failure to file or pay Federal, state, or other taxes when required by 
law or ordinance and to collect information regarding delinquent 
federal debt.
    Section 16, ``People Who Know You Well'' branching questions will 
be added to clarify and collect additional information pertaining to 
the references. Section 18, ``Illegal Use of Drugs and Drug Activity'' 
will include instruction to clarify that drug use or activity illegal 
under Federal laws must be reported, even if that use or activity is 
legal under state or local law(s). Branching questions will be added 
regarding drug treatment details, which is pertinent information needed 
to support final adjudication. Section 19, ``Investigations and 
Clearance Record'' will be added with branching questions to elicit 
information necessary to obtain relevant details regarding prior 
records, including debarment from government employment. Section 22, 
``Association Record'' will be added with branching questions which 
collect detailed information pertinent to a respondent's involvement in 
terrorist organizations, association with persons involved in 
activities to further terrorism and/or to overthrow the U.S. Government 
by force or violence.
    The general ``Authorization for Release of Information'' will 
include clarifying language noting that information gathered during the 
investigation may include publicly available electronic information, 
including electronic social media information that has been published 
or broadcast for public consumption, is available on request to the 
public, is accessible on-line to the public, is available to the public 
by subscription or purchase, or is otherwise lawfully accessible to the 
public. A change is also proposed to the expiration timeframe of the 
General Release to five years. This change is consistent with the 
investigative coverage period for low risk, non-sensitive positions. In 
the event that review of financial information is needed for a 
particular investigation, the ``Fair Credit Reporting Disclosure and 
Authorization'' will be added to the collection.

Analysis

    Agency: NBIB, U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
    Title: Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions (SF 85).
    OMB Number: 3206-0261.
    Affected Public: The SF 85 is an information collections completed 
by applicants for, or incumbents of, Federal Government civilian 
positions, or positions in private entities performing work for the 
Federal Government under contract. The SF 85 will be used by the 
Federal Government in conducting background investigations and 
reinvestigations of persons under consideration for, or retention in, 
non-sensitive positions. The form may also be used by agencies in 
determining whether a subject performing work for, or on behalf of, the 
Government under a contract, should be deemed eligible for logical or 
physical access. For applicants, the SF 85 is to be used only after a 
conditional offer of employment has been made, unless an exception is 
provided by OPM.
    Number of Respondents: 55,040.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 120 minutes.
    Total Burden Hours: 110,080.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Kathleen M. McGettigan,
Acting Director.
[FR Doc. 2017-13819 Filed 6-29-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6325-53-P