Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 940-941 [05-206]

Download as PDF 940 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 3 / Wednesday, January 5, 2005 / Notices information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine eligibility for extended care benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 7, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Ann Bickoff, Veterans Health Administration (193E1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail ann.bickoff@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0629’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Bickoff at (202) 273–8310. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Application for Extended Care Services, VA Form 10–10EC. OMB Control Number: 2900–0629. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 10–10EC is used to gather current income and financial information from nonservice-connected veterans and their spouse applying for extended care services. VA uses the data collected to establish veteran’s eligibility for extended care services, financial liability, if any, to pay if accepted for placement or treatment in VerDate jul<14>2003 21:15 Jan 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 extended care services, and the applicable co-payment. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 9,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 90 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,000. Dated: December 22, 2004. By direction of the Secretary: Jacqueline Parks, IT Specialist, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–204 Filed 1–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0469] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to establish entitlement to Government Life insurance proceeds. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 7, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: irmnkess@vba.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0469’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273–7079 or FAX (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. PO 00000 Frm 00164 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Certificate Showing Residence and Heirs of Deceased Veteran or Beneficiary, VA Form 29–541. OMB Control Number: 2900–0469. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA uses the information collected on VA Form 29–541 to establish entitlement to Government Life Insurance proceeds in estate cases when formal administration of the estate is not required. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,039 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,078. Dated: December 20, 2004. By direction of the Secretary. Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–205 Filed 1–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0120] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of E:\FR\FM\05JAN1.SGM 05JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 3 / Wednesday, January 5, 2005 / Notices Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine claimants’ eligibility for disability insurance benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 7, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: irmnkess@vba.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0120’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273–7079 or Fax (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Report of Treatment by Attending Physician, VA Form 29–551a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0120. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 29–551a is used to collect information from the attending physician to determine the insured’s eligibility disability insurance. VerDate jul<14>2003 17:49 Jan 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,069 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,277. Dated: December 20, 2004. By direction of the Secretary. Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–206 Filed 1–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0622] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Management (OM), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to consider the use of domestic foreign construction material. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 7, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Donald E. Kaliher, Office of Acquisition Resources Service (049A5), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail donald.kaliher@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0622’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald E. Kaliher at (202) 273–8819. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00165 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 941 or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, OM invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OM’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OM’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.236–89, Buy American Act. OMB Control Number: 2900–0622. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Buy American Act requires that only domestic construction material shall be used to perform domestic Federal contracts for construction, with certain exceptions. Despite the allowable exceptions, it is VA policy not to accept foreign construction material. VAAR clause 852.236–89 advises bidders of these provisions and requires bidders who choose to submit a bid that includes foreign construction material to identify and list the price of such material. VA uses the information to determine whether to accept or not accept a bid that includes foreign construction material. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; individuals and households; and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 20 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 min. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 40. Dated: December 20, 2004. By direction of the Secretary. Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–207 Filed 1–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\05JAN1.SGM 05JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 3 (Wednesday, January 5, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 940-941]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0120]


Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of

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Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension 
of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public 
comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on 
information needed to determine claimants' eligibility for disability 
insurance benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before March 7, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to 
Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20420 or e-mail: irmnkess@vba.va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 
2900-0120'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273-7079 
or Fax (202) 275-5947.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501-3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of 
information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being 
made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, VBA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VBA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VBA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of 
information technology.
    Title: Report of Treatment by Attending Physician, VA Form 29-551a.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0120.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 29-551a is used to collect information from the 
attending physician to determine the insured's eligibility disability 
insurance.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 5,069 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,277.

    Dated: December 20, 2004.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Loise Russell,
Director, Records Management Service.
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