Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 17630 [E7-6526]

Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 17630 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 67 / Monday, April 9, 2007 / Notices comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine a claimant entitlement to disinter the remains of a loved one from or within a national cemetery. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 8, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov; or to Mechelle Powell, National Cemetery Administration (40D), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420; or e-mail: mechelle.powell@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0365’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mechelle Powell at (202) 273–5181 or FAX (202) 273–6695. 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, NCA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of NCA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NCA’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: Request for Disinterment, VA Form 40–4970. OMB Control Number: 2900–0365. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 40–4970 to request removal of remains from a national cemetery for interment at another location. Interments made in national cemeteries are permanent and final. All immediate family members of the decedent, including the person who initiated the interment, (whether or not he/she is a member of the immediate family) must VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:21 Apr 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 provide a written consent before disinterment is granted. VA will accept an order from a court of local jurisdiction in lieu of VA Form 40– 4970. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 55. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 329. Dated: March 29, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–6524 Filed 4–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0600] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 request an informal review of veterans’ denied healthcare benefits claims. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 8, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov; or to Mary Stout, Veterans Health Administration (193E1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420; or e-mail: mary.stout@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0600’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00156 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout at (202) 273–8664. 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, 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. Title: Regulation for Reconsideration of Denied Claims. OMB Control Number: 2900–0600. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans who disagree with the initial decision denying their healthcare benefits in whole or in part may obtain reconsideration by submitting a request in writing within one year of the date of the initial decision. The request must state why the decision is in error and include any new and relevant information not previously considered. This process reduces both formal appeals and allows decision making to be more responsive to veterans using the VA healthcare system. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 50,826 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 101,652. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 29, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–6526 Filed 4–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 67 (Monday, April 9, 2007)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-6526]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0600]


Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 request an informal review 
of veterans' denied healthcare benefits claims.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before June 8, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through www.Regulations.gov; or to Mary Stout, Veterans Health 
Administration (193E1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420; or e-mail: mary.stout@va.gov. Please 
refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0600'' in any correspondence. During 
the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal 
Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout at (202) 273-8664.

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, 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.
    Title: Regulation for Reconsideration of Denied Claims.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0600.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Veterans who disagree with the initial decision denying 
their healthcare benefits in whole or in part may obtain 
reconsideration by submitting a request in writing within one year of 
the date of the initial decision. The request must state why the 
decision is in error and include any new and relevant information not 
previously considered. This process reduces both formal appeals and 
allows decision making to be more responsive to veterans using the VA 
healthcare system.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 50,826 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 101,652.

    Dated: March 29, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E7-6526 Filed 4-6-07; 8:45 am]
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