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There are special processes to obtain, change, or cancel a Report Control Symbol that differ from the standard approval process.
A revision is a change to a DoD internal information collection that has an active Report Control Symbol (RCS).
The DoD ICO has the ultimate authority in determining whether proposed changes constitute a minor revision. Please contact OIM directly for a determination and the approval process required for your requested revision.
A revision is a change to a DoD internal information collection that has an active RCS.
The DoD IICO has the ultimate authority in determining whether proposed changes constitute a major revision. Major revisions are required to go through the full internal information collection process. Please contact OIM directly for a determination and the approval process required for your requested revision.
To transfer responsibility or ownership of a currently active DoD internal information collection, the new responsible Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) or DoD Component must submit:
Once these documents are received and approved by OIM, OIM will update the Internal Information Collection System and issue an updated RCS. As this is a type of revision, the expiration date will not be altered upon transfer.
INSUFFICIENT PLANNING OR ADMINISTRATIVE OVERSIGHT DOES NOT WARRANT EMERGENCY APPROVAL
An extension may be requested when there is no change in the cost of the collection, responding Components, and collection instrument(s), and the Report Control Symbol (RCS) is still active.
Similar to Public Information Collections, Internal Information Collections that do not need to be continued after their expiration date should be formally cancelled before expiring.
Action Officers should send this information to their IMCO, who will review it and then send it to OIM. After OIM review, the collection will be cancelled in the Information Collections system and the Report Control Symbol (RCS) will no longer be valid.