Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review, 43519 [E5-4003]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 143 / Wednesday, July 27, 2005 / Notices AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 31 U.S.C. 3101, et seq., and 5 U.S.C. 301. PURPOSE: The purpose of this system of records is to provide emergency notification to those person(s) as voluntarily provided by employees, emergency service providers and law enforcement officials. ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: There are no routine uses. Policies and Practices for Storing, Retrieving, Accessing, Retaining, and Disposing of Records in the System: Storage: Records are maintained on manual locator cards and electronic media. RETRIEVABILITY: Records may be retrieved by name, or other unique identifier. SAFEGUARDS: BEP has sophisticated Internet firewall security via hardware and software configurations as well as specific monitoring tools. Records are maintained in controlled access areas. Identification cards are verified to ensure that only authorized personnel are present. Electronic records are protected by restricted access procedures, including the use of passwords, sign-on protocols, and user authentication that are periodically changed. Only employees whose official duties require access are allowed to view, administer, and control these records. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Records will be updated by the employees on a voluntary basis and kept for the duration of the individual’s employment. Records can be destroyed at any time at the direction of the employee. Paper records that are ready for disposal are destroyed by shredding or burning. Records in electronic media are electronically erased using accepted techniques. SYSTEM MANAGER AND ADDRESS: Chief, Office of Administrative Services, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, 14th and C Streets, SW., Washington, DC 20228. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals wishing to be notified if they are named in this system of records, gain access to the records, or contest the contents of any records maintained in this system may submit inquiries in accordance with instructions appearing in 31 CFR part 1, VerDate jul<14>2003 19:40 Jul 26, 2005 Jkt 205001 subpart C, appendix F. Address inquiries to Disclosure Officer, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, 14th and C Streets, SW., Washington, DC 20228. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. 05–14772 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4840–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0004] 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 August 26, 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. 2900–2900– 0004.’’ 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– 0004’’ in any correspondence. Titles a. Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43519 Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child (Including Death Compensation if Applicable), VA Form 21–534. b. Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child—In-service Death Only, VA Form 21–543a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0004. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract a. VA Form 21–534 is used to gather the necessary information to determine surviving spouse and/or children of veterans entitlement to dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC), death benefits, (including death compensation is applicable), and any accrued benefits not paid to the veteran prior to death. b. Military Casualty Assistance Officers complete VA Form 21–534 to assist surviving spouse and/or children of veterans who died on active duty in processing claims for dependency and indemnity compensation benefits. Accrued benefits and death compensation are not payable in claims for DIC. 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 February 15, 2005, at pages 7795–7796. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 21–534—76,136 hours. b. VA Form 21–534a—600 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 21–534—75 minutes. b. VA Form 21–534a—15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 21–534—76,136. b. VA Form 21–534a—600. Dated: July 15, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–4003 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 143 (Wednesday, July 27, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0004]


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 August 26, 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. 2900-2900-0004.''
    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. 
2900-0004'' in any correspondence.
    Titles
    a. Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death 
Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child (Including 
Death Compensation if Applicable), VA Form 21-534.
    b. Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a 
Surviving Spouse or Child--In-service Death Only, VA Form 21-543a.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0004.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract
    a. VA Form 21-534 is used to gather the necessary information to 
determine surviving spouse and/or children of veterans entitlement to 
dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC), death benefits, (including 
death compensation is applicable), and any accrued benefits not paid to 
the veteran prior to death.
    b. Military Casualty Assistance Officers complete VA Form 21-534 to 
assist surviving spouse and/or children of veterans who died on active 
duty in processing claims for dependency and indemnity compensation 
benefits. Accrued benefits and death compensation are not payable in 
claims for DIC.
    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 February 15, 2005, at pages 7795-7796.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    a. VA Form 21-534--76,136 hours.
    b. VA Form 21-534a--600 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
    a. VA Form 21-534--75 minutes.
    b. VA Form 21-534a--15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    a. VA Form 21-534--76,136.
    b. VA Form 21-534a--600.

    Dated: July 15, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E5-4003 Filed 7-26-05; 8:45 am]
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