Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 66487 [E5-6048]

Download as PDF 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. 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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. 2900-0013]


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 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 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]
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