65 FR 31 pgs. 7512-7513 - Proposed Collection; Comment Request

Type: NOTICEVolume: 65Number: 31Pages: 7512 - 7513
FR document: [FR Doc. 00-3414 Filed 2-14-00; 8:45 am]
Agency: Defense Department
Sub Agency: Office of the Secretary
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Office of the Secretary

Proposed Collection; Comment Request


Defense Finance and Accounting Service.




In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service announces the proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.


Consideration will be given to all comments received by April 17, 2000.


Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to the Cleveland Center, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, DFAS-CL/G, ATTN: Ms. Sharon Winn, 1240 East Ninth Street, Cleveland, OH 44199-2055.


To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the above address, or call Ms. Sharon Winn, 216-522-5396.

Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Application for Trusteeship.

Needs and Uses: This form is used to apply for appointment of trusteeship for a mentally incompetent member of the uniformed services. Pursuant to 37 U.S.C. 602-604.

Affected Public: Individuals.

Annual Burden Hours: 12.5 hours.

Number of Respondents: 50.

Responses per Respondent: 1.

Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes.

Frequency: On occasion.


Summary of Information Collection

When members of the uniformed services are declared mentally incompetent, the need arises to have a trustee appointed to act on their behalf with regard to military pay matters. Individuals will complete this form to apply for appointment as a trustee on behalf of the member. The requirement to complete this form helps alleviate the opportunity for fraud, waste and abuse of Government funds and member's benefits.

Dated: February 9, 2000.

Patricia L. Toppings,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

[FR Doc. 00-3414 Filed 2-14-00; 8:45 am]