Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 49758-49759 [E7-17090]

Download as PDF 49758 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 29, 2007 / Notices 9. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990 Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988 Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low Income Populations; E.O. 11593 Protection and Enhancement of Cultural Resources; E.O. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. 13287 Preserve America; E.O. 13175 Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments; E.O. 11514 Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality; E.O. 13112 Invasive Species. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(I)(1). Issued on: August 21, 2007. Maiser Khaled, Director, Project Development & Environment, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. E7–17071 Filed 8–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–6 (Sub-No. 456X)] BNSF Railway Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Riverside County, CA jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart F—Exempt Abandonments to abandon approximately 0.50 miles of rail line, extending between milepost ES 0 + 00 and milepost ES 26 + 35, in Riverside, Riverside County, CA.1 The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 92504. BNSF has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) there is no overhead traffic on the line to be rerouted; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the line (or by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the 2-year period; and (4) the 1 BNSF indicates that a portion of the trackage for the proposed abandonment mistakenly was removed by a contractor for the city of Riverside (the city) and that, if the abandonment is not approved, the track will be restored by BNSF at the city’s expense. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:04 Aug 28, 2007 Jkt 211001 requirements at 49 CFR 1105.7 (environmental reports), 49 CFR 1105.8 (historic reports), 49 CFR 1105.11 (transmittal letter), 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the abandonment shall be protected under Oregon Short Line R. Co.— Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed. Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be effective on September 28, 2007, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,2 formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),3 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by September 10, 2007. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by September 18, 2007, with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E. Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to BNSF’s representative: Michael Smith, Freeborn & Peters, 311 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 3000, Chicago, IL 60606–6677. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. BNSF has filed both an environmental report and a historic report that address the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic resources. SEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by August 31, 2007. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by writing to SEA (Room 1100, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC 20423–0001) or by calling SEA, at (202) 245–0305. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service 2 The Board will grant a stay if an informed decision on environmental issues (whether raised by a party or by the Board’s Section of Environmental Analysis (SEA) in its independent investigation) cannot be made before the exemption’s effective date. See Exemption of Outof-Service Rail Lines, 5 I.C.C. 2d 377 (1989). Any request for a stay should be filed as soon as possible so that the Board may take appropriate action before the exemption’s effective date. 3 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which currently is set at $1,300. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339.] Comments on environmental and historic preservation matters must be filed within 15 days after the EA becomes available to the public. Environmental, historic preservation, public use, or trail use/rail banking conditions will be imposed, where appropriate, in a subsequent decision. Pursuant to the provisions of 49 CFR 1152.29(e)(2), BNSF shall file a notice of consummation with the Board to signify that it has exercised the authority granted and fully abandoned the line. If consummation has not been effected by BNSF’s filing of a notice of consummation by August 29, 2008, and there are no legal or regulatory barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically expire. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at https:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: August 22, 2007. By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–16960 Filed 8–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0080] 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 revision 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 initiate and document expenditures, to claim reimbursement as well as make funeral arrangements and authorize burial benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before October 29, 2007. E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 29, 2007 / Notices 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. 2900–0376’’ 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) 461–5867. 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. Titles: a. Claim for Payment of Cost of Unauthorized Medical Services, VA Form 10–583. b. Funeral Arrangements Form for Disposition of Remains of the Deceased, VA Form 10–2065. c. Authority and Invoice for Travel by Ambulance or Other Hired Vehicle, VA Form 10–2511. d. Authorization and Invoice for Medical and Hospital Services, VA Form 10–7078. e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of Service. OMB Control Number: 2900–0080. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: a. VA Form 10–583 is used to request payment or reimbursement of the cost of unauthorized non-VA medical services. b. VA Form 10–2065 is completed by VA personnel during an interview with relatives of the deceased, and to identify the funeral home to which the remains jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:04 Aug 28, 2007 Jkt 211001 are to be released. The form is also used as a control document when VA is requested to arrange for the transportation of the deceased from the place of death to the place of burial, and/or when burial is requested in a National Cemetery. c. VA Form 10–2511 is used to process payment for ambulance or other hired vehicular forms of transportation for eligible veterans to and from VA health care facilities for examination, treatment or care. d. VA uses VA Form 10–7078 to authorize expenditures from the medical care account and process payment of medical and hospital services provided by other than Federal health providers to VA beneficiaries. e. Claimants who request payment for beneficiary travel after the time of service may do so in writing or in person. Affected Public: Business or other for profit, Individuals or households, and Not for profit institutions. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 30,391 hours. a. VA Form 10–583—17,188. b. VA Form 10–2065—2,053. c. VA Form 10–2511—2,333. d. VA Form 10–7078—8,400. e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of Service—417. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. VA Form 10–583—15 minutes. b. VA Form 10–2065—5 minutes. c. VA Form 10–2511—2 minutes d. VA Form 10–7078—2 minutes. e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of Service—1 minute. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 440,380. a. VA Form 10–583—68,750 respondents. b. VA Form 10–2065—24,630 respondents. c. VA Form 10–2511—70,000 respondents. d. VA Form 10–7078—252,000 respondents. e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of Service—25,000. Dated: August 16, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–17090 Filed 8–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49759 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (21–0819)] Agency Information Collection: Emergency Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the following emergency proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3507(j)(1)). The reason for the emergency clearance is to determine a service member’s eligibility for participation in a joint DOD/VA Disability Evaluation Board and VA compensation after separation from service. OMB has been requested to act on this emergency clearance request by September 21, 2007. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 12, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– New (21–0819)’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 565– 8374, FAX (202) 565–7870 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–New (21–0819).’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: VA/DOD Joint Disability Evaluation Board Claim, VA Form 21– 0819. OMB Control Number: 2900–New (21–0819). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: As a result of President Bush’s Interagency Task Force on Returning Global War on Terror Heroes, VA and the Department of Defense (DOD) have agreed to develop a joint process in which Global War on Terror (GWOT) service members are evaluated to assign disability ratings, which will be used to determine military retention, E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 167 (Wednesday, August 29, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49758-49759]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0080]


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 revision 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 initiate and document expenditures, to claim 
reimbursement as well as make funeral arrangements and authorize burial 
benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before October 29, 2007.

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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. 2900-0376'' 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) 461-5867.

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.
    Titles:
    a. Claim for Payment of Cost of Unauthorized Medical Services, VA 
Form 10-583.
    b. Funeral Arrangements Form for Disposition of Remains of the 
Deceased, VA Form 10-2065.
    c. Authority and Invoice for Travel by Ambulance or Other Hired 
Vehicle, VA Form 10-2511.
    d. Authorization and Invoice for Medical and Hospital Services, VA 
Form 10-7078.
    e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of 
Service.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0080.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract:
    a. VA Form 10-583 is used to request payment or reimbursement of 
the cost of unauthorized non-VA medical services.
    b. VA Form 10-2065 is completed by VA personnel during an interview 
with relatives of the deceased, and to identify the funeral home to 
which the remains are to be released. The form is also used as a 
control document when VA is requested to arrange for the transportation 
of the deceased from the place of death to the place of burial, and/or 
when burial is requested in a National Cemetery.
    c. VA Form 10-2511 is used to process payment for ambulance or 
other hired vehicular forms of transportation for eligible veterans to 
and from VA health care facilities for examination, treatment or care.
    d. VA uses VA Form 10-7078 to authorize expenditures from the 
medical care account and process payment of medical and hospital 
services provided by other than Federal health providers to VA 
beneficiaries.
    e. Claimants who request payment for beneficiary travel after the 
time of service may do so in writing or in person.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit, Individuals or 
households, and Not for profit institutions.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 30,391 hours.
    a. VA Form 10-583--17,188.
    b. VA Form 10-2065--2,053.
    c. VA Form 10-2511--2,333.
    d. VA Form 10-7078--8,400.
    e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of 
Service--417.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:
    a. VA Form 10-583--15 minutes.
    b. VA Form 10-2065--5 minutes.
    c. VA Form 10-2511--2 minutes
    d. VA Form 10-7078--2 minutes.
    e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of 
Service--1 minute.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 440,380.
    a. VA Form 10-583--68,750 respondents.
    b. VA Form 10-2065--24,630 respondents.
    c. VA Form 10-2511--70,000 respondents.
    d. VA Form 10-7078--252,000 respondents.
    e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of 
Service--25,000.

    Dated: August 16, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
 Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
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