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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 119 / Wednesday, June 22, 2005 / Notices 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.mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0635’’ in any correspondence. By direction of the Secretary Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–12343 Filed 6–21–05; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [OMB Control No. 2900–0052] ADDRESSES: 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: Suspension of Monthly Check, VA Form 29–0759. OMB Control Number: 2900–0635. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Abstract: When a beneficiary’s monthly insurance check is not cashed within one year from the issued date, the Department of Treasury returns the funds to VA. VA Form 29–0759 is used to advise the beneficiary that his or her monthly insurance checks have been suspended and to request the beneficiary and to provide a current address or if desired banking institution for direct deposit for monthly checks. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 200 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 13, 2005. VerDate jul<14>2003 21:12 Jun 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 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 22, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 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. 2900–0052.’’ 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– 0052’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Report of Medical Examination for Disability Evaluation, VA Form 21– 2545. OMB Control Number: 2900–0052. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 21–2545 prior to undergoing a VA examination for disability benefits. The examining physician also completes the form to record the findings of such examination. A VA examination is required where the reasonable probability of a valid claim is indicated in claims for disability compensation or pension, including claims for benefits PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36235 based on the need of a veteran, surviving spouse, or parent for regular aid and attendance, and for benefits based on a child’s’ incapacity of selfsupport. VA uses the data to determine the level of disability. 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 31, 2005, at pages 4918–4919. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 45,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 180,000. Dated: June 13, 2005. By direction of the Secretary Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–12344 Filed 6–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0463] 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 22, 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. 2900–0463.’’ E:\FR\FM\22JNN1.SGM 22JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 119 (Wednesday, June 22, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0052]


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 22, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 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. 
2900-0052.''
    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. 
2900-0052'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Report of Medical Examination for Disability Evaluation, VA 
Form 21-2545.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0052.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 21-2545 prior to undergoing a 
VA examination for disability benefits. The examining physician also 
completes the form to record the findings of such examination. A VA 
examination is required where the reasonable probability of a valid 
claim is indicated in claims for disability compensation or pension, 
including claims for benefits based on the need of a veteran, surviving 
spouse, or parent for regular aid and attendance, and for benefits 
based on a child's' incapacity of self-support. VA uses the data to 
determine the level of disability.
    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 31, 2005, at pages 4918-4919.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 45,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 180,000.

    Dated: June 13, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary
Loise Russell,
Director, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. 05-12344 Filed 6-21-05; 8:45 am]
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