Office of Personnel Management 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations Meeting
Document Number: 2015-31299
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-11
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations plans to meet on the following dates Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Wednesday, November 16, 2016 The meetings will start at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time and will be held in Room 1350, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20415. Interested parties should consult the Council Web site at www.lmrcouncil.gov for the latest information on Council activities, including changes in meeting dates, venue and/or time. The Council is an advisory body composed of representatives of Federal employee organizations, Federal management organizations, and senior Government officials. The Council was established by Executive Order 13522, entitled, ``Creating Labor-Management Forums to Improve Delivery of Government Services,'' which was signed by the President on December 9, 2009. Along with its other responsibilities, the Council assists in the implementation of labor-management forums throughout the Government and makes recommendations to the President on innovative ways to improve delivery of services and products to the public while cutting costs and advancing employee interests. The Council is co- chaired by the Director of the Office of Personnel Management and the Deputy Director for Management of the Office of Management and Budget. At its meetings, the Council will continue its work in promoting cooperative and productive relationships between labor and management in the executive branch by carrying out the responsibilities and functions listed in section 1(b) of the Executive Order. The meetings are 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 the meeting. The manner and time prescribed for presentations may be limited, depending upon the number of parties that express interest in presenting information.
Pay Under the General Schedule
Document Number: 2015-31128
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-12-10
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Notice of Meeting of the Hispanic Council on Federal Employment
Document Number: 2015-30833
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-08
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Hispanic Council on Federal Employment (Council) meeting will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at the location shown below from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 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 co-chaired 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 that express interest in presenting information.
Human Resources Management Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2015-30638
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-12-04
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing final regulations that would remove regulatory requirements for Federal agencies to submit reports to OPM relating to their implementation of certain human resources management programs and authorities.
Human Resources Management Reporting Requirements
Document Number:
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-12-04
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing final regulations that would remove regulatory requirements for Federal agencies to submit reports to OPM relating to their implementation of certain human resources management programs and authorities.
Post-DOMA Survivor Annuitant Federal Employees Health Benefit Waiver Criteria
Document Number: 2015-30312
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has updated its Waiver Policy on the official OPM Web site \1\ to post the additional criteria OPM will consider when reviewing certain requests for waiver of the Federal Employees Health Benefit (FEHB) Program enrollment eligibility requirements. The updates to the Waiver Policy detail the criteria OPM will consider when reviewing waiver requests from individuals who are receiving a monthly survivor annuity as the surviving same-sex spouse of a Federal employee or annuitant who died on or before June 26, 2013. After an individual who is receiving a monthly annuity as the surviving same-sex spouse of a deceased Federal employee or annuitant is granted a waiver pursuant to section 8905(b) of title 5, U.S. Code, and the applicable procedures, the FEHB enrollment will be effective the first day of the first pay period that begins after the date on which that OPM granted the waiver. The individual may not be enrolled in FEHB retroactively, unless there is clear administrative error.
Prevailing Rate Systems; Abolishment of the Newburgh, NY, Appropriated Fund Federal Wage System Wage Area
Document Number: 2015-30310
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-11-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule that would abolish the Newburgh, New York, appropriated fund Federal Wage System (FWS) wage area and redefine Orange County, NY, to the New York, NY, survey area; Dutchess County, NY, to the New York area of application; Delaware and Ulster Counties, NY, to the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY, area of application; and Sullivan County, NY, to the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, area of application. These changes are based on a recent consensus recommendation of the Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee (FPRAC) to best match the counties proposed for redefinition to nearby FWS survey areas.
Privacy Act of 1974; Routine Use Implementation; System of Records
Document Number: 2015-30309
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Circular No. A- 130, notice is given that the U.S. Office of Personnel Management is implementing the modification, proposed in 80 FR 42133, to all of its systems of records, as identified in the list below.
Prevailing Rate Systems; Redefinition of the Harrisburg, PA and Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA, Appropriated Fund Federal Wage System Wage Areas
Document Number: 2015-30308
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule that would redefine the geographic boundaries of the Harrisburg, PA, and Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA, appropriated fund Federal Wage System (FWS) wage areas. The final rule will redefine Montour County, PA, from the Harrisburg wage area to the Scranton- Wilkes-Barre wage area. This change is based on a consensus recommendation of the Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee (FPRAC) to best match the county proposed for redefinition to a nearby FWS survey area.
Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee; Open Committee Meetings
Document Number: 2015-30034
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-25
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
According to the provisions of section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby given that meetings of the Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee will be held on
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2015-29588
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-20
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members of the OPM Performance Review Board.
President's Commission on White House Fellowships Advisory Committee: Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2015-29585
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-20
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The President's Commission on White House Fellowships (PCWHF) was established by an Executive Order in 1964. The PCWHF is an advisory committee composed of Special Government Employees appointed by the President. The Advisory Committee meet in June to interview potential candidates for recommendation to become a White House Fellow. The meeting is closed. Name of Committee: President's Commission on White House Fellowships Selection Weekend. Date: January 25, 2016. Time: 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Place: Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington, DC. Agenda: The Commission will talk to current Fellows on how their placements are going and discussion on Selection Weekend and Recruitment.
Submission for Review: Health Benefits Election Form, OPM 2809, 3206-0141
Document Number: 2015-29584
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-20
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Healthcare & Insurance/Federal Employee Insurance Operations (FEIO), Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a revised information collection request (ICR) 3206-0141, Health Benefits Election Form. 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 information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on July 8, 2015 at Volume 80 FR 339165 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received for this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended: New System of Records
Document Number: 2015-29583
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-19
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Circular No. A-130, notice is given that the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) proposes to establish a new agency-wide system of records entitled ``Correspondence Management for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management,'' Internal-21. The purpose of this agency-wide notice is to increase administrative efficiency and to centralize and simplify for the public the process of obtaining information and making requests. This system notice does not supersede systems of records covered by separately-noticed systems.
Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee; Cancellation of Upcoming Meeting
Document Number: 2015-28571
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee is issuing this notice to cancel the November 19, 2015, public meeting scheduled to be held in Room 5A06A, U.S. Office of Personnel Management Building, 1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC. The original Federal Register notice announcing this meeting was published Monday, December 8, 2014, at 79 FR 72714, with a correction published Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at 79 FR 75189.
Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program: Providing Option C Coverage for Children of Same-Sex Domestic Partners; Withdrawal
Document Number: 2015-28569
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) hereby withdraws a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to amend the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) regulations to allow children of same-sex domestic partners living in states that do not allow same- sex couples to marry to be covered as family members under an eligible individual's FEGLI Option C enrollment.
Excepted Service
Document Number: 2015-28567
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from August 1, 2015, to August 31, 2015.
Excepted Service
Document Number: 2015-28566
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from September 1, 2015, to September 30, 2015.
Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program Eligibility Changes
Document Number: 2015-27381
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) regulation to expand eligibility to apply for coverage under the Program. This rule expands the definition of ``qualified relative'' to include opposite-sex domestic partners of Federal and U.S. Postal Service employees, annuitants, members of the uniformed services, and retired members of the uniformed services. In addition, this rule provides that adult children of domestic partners will be considered one of the types of individuals comprising the statutory term ``qualified relative'' who may apply for FLTCIP coverage.
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: Enrollment Options Following the Termination of a Plan or Plan Option
Document Number: 2015-27378
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-28
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations regarding enrollment options following the termination of a plan or plan option.
General Schedule Locality Pay Areas
Document Number: 2015-27380
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Personnel Management is issuing final regulations on behalf of the President's Pay Agent. These final regulations link the definitions of General Schedule (GS) locality pay area boundaries to updated metropolitan area definitions established by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in February 2013. These final regulations also establish 13 new locality pay areas, which the Federal Salary Council recommended after reviewing pay levels in all ``Rest of U.S.'' metropolitan statistical areas and combined statistical areas with 2,500 or more GS employees.
Solicitation of Federal Civilian and Uniformed Service Personnel for Contributions to Private Voluntary Organizations
Document Number: 2015-27009
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to change the effective date of previously published Combined Federal Campaign regulations to January 1, 2017.
Submission for Review: Health Benefits Election Form
Document Number: 2015-27008
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Healthcare & Insurance/Federal Employee Insurance Operations (FEIO), Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a revised information collection request (ICR) 3206-0160, Health Benefits Election Form. 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 information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 10, 2015 at Volume 80 FR 32994 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received for this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
SES Positions That Were Career Reserved During CY 2014
Document Number: 2015-25893
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-15
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
As required by section 3132(b)(4) of title 5, United States Code, this gives notice of all positions in the Senior Executive Service (SES) that were career reserved during calendar year 2014.
Submission for Review: Federal Annuitant Benefits Survey
Document Number: 2015-26098
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-14
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Planning and Policy Analysis, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a new information collection request (ICR) 3206-NEW, the Federal Annuitant Benefits Survey (FABS). 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 information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on 06/10/ 2015 at Volume. 80, No. 111 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. OPM received comments from one Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) carrier trade association. The comments requested that: (1) OPM more closely replicate the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) when administering the FABS; (2) OPM add specific topics to the FABS that are currently part of CAHPS if FABS results will be used as part of OPM's Plan Performance Assessment and Service Fee Calculations; (3) OPM consider alternatives to an online only survey administration. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Submission for Review: CSRS/FERS Documentation in Support of Disability Retirement Application, SF 3112, 3206-0228
Document Number: 2015-26096
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-14
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension without change, of a currently approved information collection request (ICR) 3206-0228, CSRS/FERS Documentation in Support of Disability Retirement Application. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. Law 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.
Submission for Review: Initial Certification of Full-Time School Attendance, RI 25-41, 3206-0099
Document Number: 2015-26094
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-14
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension without change of a currently approved information collection (ICR) 3206-0099, Initial Certification of Full- Time School Attendance. 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.
Excepted Service
Document Number: 2015-25897
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-13
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from June 1, 2015, to June 30, 2015.
Excepted Service
Document Number: 2015-25896
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-13
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2015.
Prevailing Rate Systems; Special Wage Schedules for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Flood Control Employees of the Vicksburg District in Mississippi
Document Number: 2015-25895
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-13
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to establish special wage schedules specific to nonsupervisory, leader, and supervisory wage employees of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) who work at flood control dams (also known as reservoir projects) at the Vicksburg District of the Mississippi Valley Division. This final rule assigns lead agency responsibility for establishing and issuing these special wage schedules to the Department of Defense (DOD). The special wage schedules established will have rates of pay identical to the Memphis, TN, appropriated fund Federal Wage System (FWS) wage schedules and will be adjusted at the same times as those scheduled in the future.
Notice of Submission for Approval under Emergency Clearance: Information Collection 3206-XXXX; Privacy Act Request for Completed Standard Form SF85/SF85P/SF86, INV 100A
Document Number: 2015-25091
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-01
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Federal Investigative Services (FIS), 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, under emergency clearance procedures, of a new information collection, INV100A, ``Privacy Act Request for Completed Standard Form SF85/SF85P/SF86.''
Submission for Review: White House Fellows Application, 3206-XXXX
Document Number: 2015-25087
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-01
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The President's Commission on White House Fellowships, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an information collection request (ICR) 3206-XXXX, White House Fellows 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. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on July 31, 2015 at 80 FR 45686 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received for this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Submission for Review: Certification of Qualifying District of Columbia Service Under Section 1905 of Public Law 111-84, RI 20-126, 3206-XXXX
Document Number: 2015-24425
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a new information collection request (ICR) 3206-XXXX, Certification of Qualifying District of Columbia Service Under Section 1905 of Public Law (Pub. L.) 111-84. 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 information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 4, 2015 at Volume 80 FR 25338 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received for this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Submission for Review; Reinstatement of Disability Annuity Previously Terminated Because of Restoration to Earning Capacity, RI 30-9, 3206-0138
Document Number: 2015-24420
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension without change of a currently approved information collection (ICR) 3206-0138, Reinstatement of Disability Annuity Previously Terminated Because of Restoration to Earning Capacity. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Public Law 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.
Submission for Review: Rollover Election (RI 38-117), Rollover Information (RI 38-118) and Special Tax Notice Regarding Rollovers (RI 37-22), 3206-0212
Document Number: 2015-24419
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection request (ICR) 3206-0212, Rollover Election (RI 38-117), Rollover Information (RI 38-118), and Special Tax Notice Regarding Rollovers (RI 37-22). 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. This information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 2, 2015 at volume 80 FR 5587 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received for this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Federal Salary Council; Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-24416
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Federal Salary Council will meet on Friday, November 6, 2015, at the time and location shown below. The Council is an advisory body composed of representatives of Federal employee organizations and experts in the fields of labor relations and pay policy. The Council makes recommendations to the President's Pay Agent (the Secretary of Labor and the Directors of the Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Personnel Management) about the locality pay program for General Schedule employees under section 5304 of title 5, United States Code. The Council's recommendations cover the establishment or modification of locality pay areas, the coverage of salary surveys, the process of comparing Federal and non-Federal rates of pay, and the level of comparability payments that should be paid. The Council will hear public testimony about the locality pay program, review the results of pay comparisons, and formulate its recommendations to the President's Pay Agent on pay comparison methods, locality pay rates, and locality pay areas and boundaries for 2017. The meeting is open to the public. Please contact the Office of Personnel Management at the address shown below if you wish to submit testimony or present material to the Council at the meeting.
Managing Senior Executive Performance
Document Number: 2015-24405
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is amending subpart C of part 430 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, to help agencies design performance appraisal systems for senior executives that support a consistent approach for managing senior executive performance, incorporate current OPM policies, and reorganize information for ease of reading. We are also amending part 534 to make technical corrections to the regulation on pay for senior level and scientific and professional positions.
Overtime Pay for Border Patrol Agents
Document Number: 2015-24199
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Personnel Management is issuing final regulations to implement section 2 of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014, as amended, which established a new method of compensating Border Patrol agents for overtime work. Payments under this new provision will become payable beginning with the first pay period beginning in January 2016. These regulations affect only Border Patrol agents in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection component of the Department of Homeland Security.
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Self Plus One Enrollment Type
Document Number: 2015-23348
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-17
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations to add an additional enrollment type called ``self plus one'' for premium rating and family member eligibility purposes.
Submission for Review; Health Benefits Election Form, OPM 2809, 3206-0141
Document Number: 2015-16694
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
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) 3206-0141, Health Benefits Election Form. 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.
Civil Service Retirement System Board of Actuaries Meeting
Document Number: 2015-16692
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Civil Service Retirement System Board of Actuaries plans to meet on Friday, July 24, 2015. The meeting will start at 10:00 a.m. EDT and will be held at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), 1900 E Street NW., Room 1350, Washington, DC 20415. The purpose of the meeting is for the Board to review the actuarial methods and assumptions used in the valuations of the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund (CSRDF). The Board will also review OPM's computation of the supplemental liability of the CSRDF with respect to current and former employees of the Postal Service in the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).
Federal Employees' Retirement System; Present Value Conversion Factors for Spouses of Deceased Separated Employees
Document Number: 2015-15992
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is adopting its proposed rule to revise the table of reduction factors for early commencing dates of survivor annuities for spouses of separated employees who die before the date on which they would be eligible for unreduced deferred annuities. This rule is necessary to ensure that the tables conform to the economic and demographic assumptions adopted by the Board of Actuaries and published in the Federal Register on March 20, 2015.
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: FEHB Plan Performance Assessment System
Document Number: 2015-15988
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-06-30
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to amend the system for assessing the annual performance of health plans contracted under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program. The purpose of this rule is to measure and assess FEHB plan performance (both experience-rated and community- rated plans) through the use of a common, objective, and quantifiable performance assessment.
Hispanic Council on Federal Employment
Document Number: 2015-15153
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-19
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Hispanic Council on Federal Employment (Council) meeting will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the location shown below from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 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 co-chaired 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 that express interest in presenting information. Location: U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E St. NW., Executive Conference Room, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20415.
Notice of Submission for Approval: Information Collection 3206-0106; Interview Survey Form, INV 10
Document Number: 2015-14972
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-18
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Federal Investigative Services (FIS), 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 control number 3206-0106, Interview Survey Form, INV 10. OPM is soliciting comments for this collection 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). 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.
Excepted Service
Document Number: 2015-14815
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-17
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from March 1, 2015, to March 31, 2015.
Excepted Service
Document Number: 2015-14811
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-17
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from April 1, 2015, to April 30, 2015.
Overtime Pay for Border Patrol Agents
Document Number: 2015-14809
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-06-17
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Personnel Management is issuing proposed regulations to implement section 2 of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014, as amended, which established a new method of compensating Border Patrol agents for overtime work. Payments under this new provision will become payable beginning with the first pay period beginning in January 2016. These regulations affect only Border Patrol agents in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection component of the Department of Homeland Security.
Submission for Review: Standard Form 2809, Health Benefits Election Form, 3206-0160
Document Number: 2015-14223
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-10
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Healthcare & Insurance/Federal Employee Insurance Operations (FEIO), Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a revised information collection request (ICR) 3206-0160, Health Benefits Election Form. 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.
Submission for Review: Federal Annuitant Benefits Survey
Document Number: 2015-14221
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-10
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Planning and Policy Analysis, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a new information collection request (ICR) 3206-NEW, the Federal Annuitant Benefits 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.