Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 61172-61173 [E5-5779]

Download as PDF 61172 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 202 / Thursday, October 20, 2005 / Notices 2005, from 8 a.m. to Noon, Eastern Time. If you would like to have the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel consider a written statement, please call 1–866– 602–2223, or write to LaVerne Walker at 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 7704, Washington, DC 20224. Or you can contact us at http:// www.improveirs.org. Ms. Walker can be reached at 1–866–602–2223 or by FAX at 202–622–6143. The agenda will include the following: Discussion of various IRS issues. Dated: October 14, 2005. Martha Curry, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E5–5783 Filed 10–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0579] 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 November 21, 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) 565–8374, FAX (202) 565–6950 or e-mail: denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0579. 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– 0579’’ in any correspondence. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Oct 19, 2005 Jkt 208001 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, applicants must provide identifying information about themselves and the natural parent who served in Vietnam. The information collected will allow VA counselors to review existing records and to schedule an appointment with the applicant to evaluate the claim. 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 June 30, 2005 at pages 37896–37897. 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. Dated: October 11, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–5778 Filed 10–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0156] 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 PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information, including each proposed extension of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to report changes in students’ enrollment status. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 19, 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. 2900–0156’’ 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: Notice of Change in Student Status (Under Chapter 30, 32, or 35, Title 38 U.S.C; Chapters 1606 and 1607, Title 10 U.S.C.; or Section 901 and 903 of Public Law 96–342; the National Call to Service Provision of Public Law 107– 314; the ‘‘Transfer of Entitlement’’ Provision of Public Law 107–107; and the Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), VA Form 22–1999b. OMB Control Number: OMB Control No. 2900–0156. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Educational institutions use VA Form 22–1999b to report a student’s E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 202 / Thursday, October 20, 2005 / Notices enrollment status. Benefits are not payable when the student interrupts or terminates a program. VA uses the information to determine the student’s entitlement to educational benefits or if the student’s benefits should be increased, decreased, or terminated. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government, Business or other forprofit, and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 50,570 hours. a. VA Form 22–1999b (Paper Copy)— 24, 670 hours. b. VA Form 22–1999b (Electronically Filed)—25,900 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 22–1999b (Paper Copy)— 10 minutes. b. VA Form 22–1999b (Electronically Filed)—7 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,274. Estimated Total Number of Responses Annually: 370,000. a. VA Form 22–1999b (Paper Copy)— 148,000. b. VA Form 22–1999b (Electronically Filed)—222,000. Dated: October 11, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–5779 Filed 10–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0620] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–21), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 and includes the actual data collection instrument. Comments must be submitted on or before November 21, 2005. DATE: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Oct 19, 2005 Jkt 208001 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) 565–8374, FAX (202) 565–6950 or e-mail to: denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0620.’’ 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– 0620’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Payment and Reimbursement for Emergency Services for Non ServiceConnected Conditions in Non-VA Facilities. OMB Control Number: 2900–0620. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans enrolled in VA’s health-care system are personally liable for emergency treatment rendered at non-VA health facilities. Veterans or their representative, and the health care provider of the emergency treatment to the veteran must submit a claim in writing or complete a Health Insurance Claim Form HCFA 1450 and 1500 or Medical Uniform Institutional Provider Bill Form UB–82 and 92 to request payment or reimbursement for such treatment. VA uses the data collected to determine the claimant’s eligibility for payment or reimbursement. 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 June 22, 2005, at page 36234. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, individuals or households, and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 147,187 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 294,373. Dated: October 6, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service, [FR Doc. E5–5780 Filed 10–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61173 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0028] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–21), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 and includes the actual data collection instrument. Comments must be submitted on or before November 21, 2005. DATES: 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) 565–8374, FAX (202) 565–6950 or e-mail: denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0028’’. Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the information collection to VA’s 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– 0028’’. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0156]


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 currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment 
in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for 
information needed to report changes in students' enrollment status.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before December 19, 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. 
2900-0156'' 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: Notice of Change in Student Status (Under Chapter 30, 32, or 
35, Title 38 U.S.C; Chapters 1606 and 1607, Title 10 U.S.C.; or Section 
901 and 903 of Public Law 96-342; the National Call to Service 
Provision of Public Law 107-314; the ``Transfer of Entitlement'' 
Provision of Public Law 107-107; and the Omnibus Diplomatic Security 
and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), VA Form 22-1999b.
    OMB Control Number: OMB Control No. 2900-0156.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Educational institutions use VA Form 22-1999b to report a 
student's

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enrollment status. Benefits are not payable when the student interrupts 
or terminates a program. VA uses the information to determine the 
student's entitlement to educational benefits or if the student's 
benefits should be increased, decreased, or terminated.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government, Business or 
other for-profit, and Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 50,570 hours.
    a. VA Form 22-1999b (Paper Copy)--24, 670 hours.
    b. VA Form 22-1999b (Electronically Filed)--25,900 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
    a. VA Form 22-1999b (Paper Copy)--10 minutes.
    b. VA Form 22-1999b (Electronically Filed)--7 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,274.
    Estimated Total Number of Responses Annually: 370,000.
    a. VA Form 22-1999b (Paper Copy)--148,000.
    b. VA Form 22-1999b (Electronically Filed)--222,000.

    Dated: October 11, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
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