Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 15761-15762 [E7-6018]

Download as PDF hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 62 / Monday, April 2, 2007 / Notices or faxed to 202–622–8345. Application packages are available on the Tax Professional’s Page, which is located on the IRS Internet Web site at https:// www.irs.gov/taxpros/. Application packages may also be requested by telephone from National Public Liaison, 202–927–3641 (not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Caryl Grant, at 202–927–3641 (not a tollfree number) or *Public_Liaison@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The IRPAC was established in 1991 in response to an administrative recommendation in the final Conference Report of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989. Since its inception, IRPAC has worked closely with the IRS to provide recommendations on a wide range of issues intended to improve the information reporting program and achieve fairness to taxpayers. 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E7–5856 Filed 3–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0300] 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 assist disabled veterans in acquiring special housing and/or adaptations to their current resident. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 1, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0300’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15761 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: Veterans Application for Assistance in Acquiring Special Housing Adaptations, VA Form 26– 4555d. OMB Control Number: 2900–0300. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans who are disabled complete VA Form 26–4555d to apply for special housing and modification to their current dwellings. Grants are available to assist the veteran in making adaptations to their current residences or one they intend to live in as long as the veteran or a member of the veteran’s family owns the home. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 25 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 75. Dated: March 23, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–6017 Filed 3–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0020] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1 15762 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 62 / Monday, April 2, 2007 / Notices 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 a claimant’s eligibility to receive the proceeds of a veteran’s Government Life Insurance. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 1, 2007. DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov; or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0020’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273–7079 or FAX (202) 275–5947. Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 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. hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:39 Mar 30, 2007 Jkt 211001 Title: Designation of Beneficiary, Government Life Insurance, VA Form 29–336. OMB Control Number: 2900–0020. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 29–336 is completed by the insured to designate a beneficiary and select an optional settlement to be used when the Government Life Insurance matures by death. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 13,917 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 83,500. Dated: March 23, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–6018 Filed 3–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0162] 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 ensure that the amount of benefits payable to a student pursuing flight training is correct. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 1, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov; or to Nancy PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail nancy.kesisinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0162’’ 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: Monthly Certification of Flight Training, (under Chapters 30 and 32, Title 38 U.S.C.; Chapters 1606 and 1607, Title 10 U.S.C.; and Section 903 of Public Law 96–342, VA Form 22–6553c. OMB Control Number: 2900–0162. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans, individuals on active duty training and reservist training, may receive benefits for enrolling in or pursuing approved vocational flight training. VA Form 22– 6553c serves as a report of flight training pursued and termination of such training. Payments are base on the number of hours of flight training the veterans completed during each month. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit, and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,714 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,238. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 7,428. Dated: March 23, 2007. E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 62 (Monday, April 2, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15761-15762]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-6018]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0020]


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 on 
information needed to determine a claimant's eligibility to receive the 
proceeds of a veteran's Government Life Insurance.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before June 1, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through https://www.Regulations.gov; or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans 
Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 
Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail 
nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0020'' 
in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
https://www.Regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273-7079 
or FAX (202) 275-5947.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 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: Designation of Beneficiary, Government Life Insurance, VA 
Form 29-336.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0020.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 29-336 is completed by the insured to designate a 
beneficiary and select an optional settlement to be used when the 
Government Life Insurance matures by death.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 13,917 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 83,500.

    Dated: March 23, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E7-6018 Filed 3-30-07; 8:45 am]
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