Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 37897-37898 [E5-3446]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 125 / Thursday, June 30, 2005 / Notices 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: Request for Vocational Training Benefits—Certain Children of Vietnam Veterans 38 CFR 21.8014). OMB Control Number: 2900–0579. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Vietnam veterans’ children born with certain birth defects may submit a written claim to request participation in a vocational training program. In order for VA to relate the claim to other existing VA records, the applicant must provide identifying information about him or herself and the natural parent who served in Vietnam. The information collected allows VA counselors to review the existing records and to schedule an appointment with the applicant for an evaluation. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 15 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 23, 2005. By direction of the Secretary: Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–3444 Filed 6–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate jul<14>2003 16:26 Jun 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0108] 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 determine whether children’s incomes can be excluded from consideration in determining a parent’s eligibility for non-service-connected pension. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 29, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20S52), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: irmnkess@vba.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0108’’ in any correspondence. DATES: 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 PO 00000 Frm 00153 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37897 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 Income From Property or Business, VA Form 21–185. OMB Control Number: 2900–0108. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 21–4185 to report income and expenses that derived from rental property and/or operation of a business. VA uses the information to determine whether the claimant is eligible for VA benefits and, if eligibility exists, the proper rate of payment. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,700. Dated: June 23, 2005. By direction of the Secretary: Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–3445 Filed 6–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0121] 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 for information needed to determine the insured’s E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1 37898 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 125 / Thursday, June 30, 2005 / Notices eligibility for continued disability insurance benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 29, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–3446 Filed 6–29–05; 8:45 am] 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. 2900–0121’’ in any correspondence. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ADDRESSES: 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: Obtaining Supplemental Information from Hospital or Doctor, VA FL 29–551b. OMB Control Number: 2900–0121. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: This form letter is used to request medical evidence from an insured’s attending physician or hospital in connection with continuing disability insurance benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 61 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 244. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 23, 2005. VerDate jul<14>2003 16:26 Jun 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 BILLING CODE 8320–01–P [OMB Control No. 2900–0028] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Information and Technology (IT), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information used 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 for information needed (a) from service organizations requesting to be placed on VA’s mailing lists for specific publications; (b) to request additional information from the correspondent to identify a veteran; (c) to request for and consent to release of information from claimant’s records to a third party; and (d) to determine an applicant’s eligibility to receive a list of names and addresses of veterans and their dependents. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 29, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Dolly Jackson, Department of Veterans Affairs, Records Management Service (005E3), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: dolly.Jackson@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0028’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dolly Jackson at (202) 273–8022 or FAX (202) 273–5981. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00154 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, IT invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of IT’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of IT’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. Titles: a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing List, VA Form 3215. b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information from Claimant’s Records, VA Form 3288. c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form Letter 70–2. d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses. OMB Control Number: 2900–0028. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: a. VA operates an outreach services program to ensure veterans and beneficiaries have information about benefits and services to which they may be entitled. To support the program, VA distributes copies of publications to Veterans Service Organizations’ representatives to be used in rendering services and representation of veterans, their spouses and dependents. Service organizations complete VA Form 3215 to request placement on a mailing list for specific VA publications. b. Veterans or beneficiaries complete VA Form 3288 to provide VA with a written consent to release his or her records or information to third parties such as insurance companies, physicians and other individuals. c. VA Form Letter 70–2 is used to obtain additional information from a correspondent when the incoming correspondence does not provide sufficient information to identify a veteran. VA personnel use the information to identify the veteran, determine the location of a specific file, and to accomplish the action requested by the correspondent such as processing a benefit claim or file material in the individual’s claims folder. E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0121]


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 the notice. This notice solicits comments for 
information needed to determine the insured's

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eligibility for continued disability insurance benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before August 29, 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@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB 
Control No. 2900-0121'' 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: Obtaining Supplemental Information from Hospital or Doctor, 
VA FL 29-551b.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0121.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: This form letter is used to request medical evidence from 
an insured's attending physician or hospital in connection with 
continuing disability insurance benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 61 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 244.

    Dated: June 23, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Loise Russell,
Director, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E5-3446 Filed 6-29-05; 8:45 am]
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