Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 35160-35161 [05-11835]

Download as PDF 35160 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 115 / Thursday, June 16, 2005 / Notices maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: June 8, 2005. Allan Hopkins, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E5–3086 Filed 6–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0075] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 18, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY OF THE SUBMISSION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005E3), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 273–8030, FAX (202) 273–5981 or e-mail: denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0075.’’ Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the information collection to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0075’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Statement in Support of Claim, VA Form 21–4138. OMB Control Number: 2900–0075. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Statements submitted by or on behalf of a claimant must contain a certification by the respondent that the information provided to VA is true and correct in support of benefits claims processed by VA. VA Form 21–4138 facilitates claims processing by VerDate jul<14>2003 15:42 Jun 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 providing a uniform format for the certification statement. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on January 19, 2005, at page 3105. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 188,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 752,000. Dated: June 6, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–11834 Filed 6–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0399] 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 this notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to confirm a student’s continued entitlement to Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 15, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: nancy.kessinger@vba.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0399’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273–7079 or fax (202) 275–5947. 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: Student Beneficiary Report ‘‘ REPS (Restored Entitlement Program For Survivors), VA Forms 21–8938 and 21–8938–1. OMB Control Number: 2900–0399. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: A student between the ages of 18–23 who is receiving Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) benefits based on schoolchild status complete VA Forms 21–8938 and 21–8938–1 to certify that he or she is enroll full-time in an approved school. REPS benefit is paid to children of veterans who died in service or who died as a result of service-connected disability incurred or aggravated prior to August 13, 1981. VA uses the data collected to determine the student’s eligibility for continued REPS benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,767. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,300. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 6, 2005. E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 115 / Thursday, June 16, 2005 / Notices By direction of the Secretary: Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 115 (Thursday, June 16, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35160-35161]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-11835]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0399]


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 
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 this notice. This notice solicits comments on the 
information needed to confirm a student's continued entitlement to 
Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before August 15, 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: nancy.kessinger@vba.va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB 
Control No. 2900-0399'' 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: Student Beneficiary Report `` REPS (Restored Entitlement 
Program For Survivors), VA Forms 21-8938 and 21-8938-1.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0399.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: A student between the ages of 18-23 who is receiving 
Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) benefits based on 
schoolchild status complete VA Forms 21-8938 and 21-8938-1 to certify 
that he or she is enroll full-time in an approved school. REPS benefit 
is paid to children of veterans who died in service or who died as a 
result of service-connected disability incurred or aggravated prior to 
August 13, 1981. VA uses the data collected to determine the student's 
eligibility for continued REPS benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,767.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,300.

    Dated: June 6, 2005.


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    By direction of the Secretary:
Loise Russell,
Director, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. 05-11835 Filed 6-15-05; 8:45 am]
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