[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 130 (Friday, July 5, 1996)]
[Pages 35305-35306]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-17135]



Fiscal Service

Proposed Collection of Information: Notice of Reclamation; 
Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal Recurring Payments; Request for 
Debit, Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal Recurring Payments

AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to comment on a continuing 
information collection. By this notice, the Financial Management 
Service solicits comments concerning the forms ``Notice of Reclamation, 
Electronic Funds Transfer; Federal Recurring Payments request for 
Debit, Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal Recurring Payments.''.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 3, 

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Financial Management Service, 
3361-L 75th Avenue, Landover, Maryland 20785.

Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and 
instructions should be directed to Dorothy Wilson, Financial Management 
Service, Room 357-D, 401 14th St., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20227, (202) 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), the Financial Management Service 
solicits comments on the collection of information described below.
    Title: Notice of Reclamation, Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal 
recurring Payments; Request for Debit, Electronic Funds Transfer, 
Federal Recurring Payments.
    OMB Number: 1510-0043.
    Form Number: FMS-133 and FMS-135.
    Abstract: These forms are used when a program agency authorizes 
Treasury to recover payments that have been issued after the death of 
the beneficiary. FMS-133 is used by Treasury to notify the financial 
organization of its accountability concerning the funds. When there is 
no response to the FMS-133, an FMS-135 is sent requesting a debit to 
the financial organization's account.
    Current Actions: There are no changes to this information 
collection. It is being submitted for extension purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Affected Public: Business/Financial Institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 55,000.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 12 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 50,930.

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    Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be 
summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and 
Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. 
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 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 collection of 
information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

    Dated: June 26, 1996.
Mitchell A. Levine,
Assistant Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 96-17135 Filed 7-3-96; 8:45 am]