Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 66486-66487 [E5-6047]

Download as PDF 66486 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 211 / Wednesday, November 2, 2005 / Notices organizations to establish accreditation for representatives, recertify the qualifications of accredited representatives, and to cancel representatives’ accreditation due to misconduct or lack of competence. VA uses the information collected to determine whether service organizations’ representatives continue to meet regulatory eligibility requirements and to ensure claimants have qualified representatives to assist in the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of their claims for benefits. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,025 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,867. Dated: October 19, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–6042 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0208] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information used to notify contractors of available work, solicit and evaluate bids, and monitor work in progress. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 3, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Ann VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Nov 01, 2005 Jkt 208001 W. Bickoff (193E1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: ann.bickoff@hq.med.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0208’’ in any correspondence. Ann W. Bickoff at (202) 273–8310 or fax (202) 273–9381. 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, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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. Architect—Engineer Fee Proposal, VA Form 10–6298. b. Daily Log (Contract Progress Report—Formal Contract), VA Form 10– 6131. c. Supplement Contract Progress Report, VA Form 10–61001a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0208. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: a. The architect-engineering firm selected for negotiation of a contract with VA is required to submit a fee proposal based on the scope and complexity of the project. VA Form 10– 6298 is used to obtain such proposal and supporting cost or pricing data from the contractor and subcontractor in the negotiation of the architect-engineer contracts for design and construction services. b. VA Forms 10–6131 and 10–6001a is used to record data necessary to assure the contractor provides sufficient labor and material to accomplish the contract work. VA Form 10–6131 is used for national contracts and VA Form 10–6001a is used for smaller VA Medical Center station level projects and as an option on major projects before the interim schedule is submitted. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,341 hours. a. VA Form 10–6298—1,000. b. VA Form 10–6131—3,591. c. VA Form 10–6001a—750. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 10–6298—4 hours. b. VA Form 10–6131—12 minutes. c. VA Form 10–6001a—12 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 10–6298—250. b. VA Form 10–6131—17,955. c. VA Form 10–6001a—3,750. Dated: October 20, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–6044 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0034] 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 for information needed to evaluate a trainee’s request for leave from Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 3, 2006. 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. Please E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 211 / Wednesday, November 2, 2005 / Notices refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0034’’ 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: Trainee Request for Leave— Chapter 31, Title 38, U. S. C., VA Form 28–1905h. OMB Control Number: 2900–0034. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 28–1905h is used to request leave and to provide the necessary information to determine whether to approve a trainee’s request for leave from Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program. A trainer or authorized school official must verify on the form the effect the absence will have on the veteran’s progress in the program. Upon approval of the request, the veteran can receive subsistence allowance and other program services during the leave period as if he or she were attending training. Disapproval of the request may result in loss of subsistence allowance for the leave period. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 7,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: October 24, 2005. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Nov 01, 2005 Jkt 208001 By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–6047 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0013] 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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine eligibility for issuance of a burial flag for a deceased veteran. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 3, 2006. 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. 2900–0013’’ 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 PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66487 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: Application for United States Flag for Burial Purposes, VA Form 21– 2008. OMB Control Number: 2900–0013. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–2008 is used to determine eligibility for issuance of a burial flag to a family member or friend of a deceased veteran. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Federal Government and State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 162,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 650,000. Dated: October 24, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–6048 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0112] 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0034]


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 for 
information needed to evaluate a trainee's request for leave from 
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 3, 2006.

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. Please

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refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0034'' 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: Trainee Request for Leave--Chapter 31, Title 38, U. S. C., 
VA Form 28-1905h.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0034.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 28-1905h is used to request leave and to provide 
the necessary information to determine whether to approve a trainee's 
request for leave from Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment 
Program. A trainer or authorized school official must verify on the 
form the effect the absence will have on the veteran's progress in the 
program. Upon approval of the request, the veteran can receive 
subsistence allowance and other program services during the leave 
period as if he or she were attending training. Disapproval of the 
request may result in loss of subsistence allowance for the leave 
period.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 7,500 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000.

    Dated: October 24, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E5-6047 Filed 11-1-05; 8:45 am]
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