Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 44613-44614 [E7-15378]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 152 / Wednesday, August 8, 2007 / Notices this information were not collected, VA would be unable to carry out the civil rights enforcement responsibilities established in the Department of Justice’s guidelines and VA’s regulations. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden and Average Burden Per Respondent: Based on past experience, VBA estimates that 76 interviews will be conducted with recipients using VA Form 20–8734 at an average of 1 hour and 45 minutes per interview (133 hours). This includes one hour for an interview with the principal facility official, plus 45 minutes for reviewing records and reports and touring the facility. It is estimated that 76 interviews will be conducted with students using VA Form 20–8734a at an average of 30 minutes per interview (38 hours) and with instructors at an average of 30 minutes per interview (38 hours). Interviews are also conducted with 76 students without instructors at an average time of 30 minutes (38 hours). The total burden hour is 247. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 228. Dated: July 26, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–15376 Filed 8–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0261] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 the VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:14 Aug 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 information needed to process refunds of contributions made by program participants who disenroll from the Post Vietnam Era Veterans Education Program. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before October 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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. 2900–2900–0261’’ 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: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 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 Refund of Educational Contributions (VEAP, Chapter 32, Title 38, U.S.C.), VA Form 22–5281. OMB Control Number: 2900–0261. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans and service persons complete VA Form 22–5281 to request a refund of their contribution to the Post-Vietnam Veterans Education Program. Contribution made into the Post-Vietnam Veterans Education Program may be refunded only after the participant has disenrolled from the PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44613 program. Request for refund of contribution prior to discharge or release from active duty will be refunded on the date of the participant’s discharge or release from activity duty or within 60 days of receipt of notice by the Secretary of the participant’s discharge or disenrollment. Refunds may be made earlier in instances of hardship or other good reasons. Participants who stop their enrollment from the program after discharge or release from active duty contributions will be refunded within 60 days of receipt of their application. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 833 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Dated: July 26, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–15377 Filed 8–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0546] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), 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 gravesite availability. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before October 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 44614 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 152 / Wednesday, August 8, 2007 / Notices 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. 2900–0546’’ 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) 461–4114 or FAX (202) 273–6695. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–21), 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: Gravesite Reservation Survey (2 Year), VA Form 40–40. OMB Control Number: 2900–0546. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form Letter 40–40 is sent biennially to individuals holding gravesite set-asides to ascertain their wish to retain the set-aside, or relinquish it. Gravesite reservation surveys are necessary as some holders become ineligible, are buried elsewhere, or simply wish to cancel a gravesite setaside. The survey is conducted to assure that gravesite set-asides do not go unused. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,750. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Biennially. Estimated Number of Respondents: 16,500. Dated: July 26, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:14 Aug 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–15378 Filed 8–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (22–0810)] 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 existing collection in use without an OMB control number, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to refund national test fees. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before October 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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. 2900–2900–New (22–0810)’’ 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: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 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. PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Refund of Educational Contributions (VEAP, Chapter 32, Title 38, U.S.C.), VA Form 22–5281. OMB Control Number: 2900–New (22–0810). Type of Review: Existing collection in use without an OMB control number. Abstract: Servicemembers, veterans, and eligible dependents complete VA Form 22–0810 to request reimbursement of national test fees. VA will use the data collected to determine the claimant’s eligibility for reimbursement. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 32 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 129. Dated: July 26, 2007. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–15379 Filed 8–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0111] 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 E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0546]


Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), 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 gravesite availability.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before October 9, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through

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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. 2900-0546'' 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) 461-4114 or 
FAX (202) 273-6695.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501-21), 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: Gravesite Reservation Survey (2 Year), VA Form 40-40.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0546.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form Letter 40-40 is sent biennially to individuals 
holding gravesite set-asides to ascertain their wish to retain the set-
aside, or relinquish it. Gravesite reservation surveys are necessary as 
some holders become ineligible, are buried elsewhere, or simply wish to 
cancel a gravesite set-aside. The survey is conducted to assure that 
gravesite set-asides do not go unused.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for 
profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2,750.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Biennially.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 16,500.

    Dated: July 26, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary:
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-15378 Filed 8-7-07; 8:45 am]
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