Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review, 53622 [E7-18462]

Download as PDF 53622 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 19, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0005] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 19, 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– 0005’’ 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. 2900–0005.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by Parent(s), (Including Accrued Benefits and Death Compensation, When Applicable), VA Form 21–535. OMB Control Number: 2900–0005. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Surviving parent(s) of veterans whose death was service connected complete VA Form 21–535 to apply for dependency and indemnity compensation, death compensation, and/or accrued benefits. The information collected is used to determine the claimant’s eligibility for death benefits sought. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Sep 18, 2007 Jkt 211001 soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on July 10, 2007, at page 37577. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 4,320 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 1 hour 12 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,600. (026C), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ACTION: I. Description of the Proposed System of Records The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is proposing to establish a system of records to perform legal workload management and administration activities associated with the operation of the Office of General Counsel (OGC). This system will be used for case management, correspondence control, and statistical analysis. Cases are generated from matters brought to OGC for consideration, review, response, analysis, and/or comment. This system of records will contain case tracking for time and personnel, as well as pertinent documents and case facts, which may include data privileged under the attorney-client relationship. These case records will be used to provide statistical and other information in response to legitimate and reasonable requests. The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552(e)(4)) requires that all agencies publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence and character of their systems of records. Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is establishing a new system of records entitled ‘‘General Counsel Legal Automation Workload System (GCLAWS)–VA’’ (144VA026). DATES: Comments on the establishment of this new system of records must be received no later than October 19, 2007. If no public comment is received, the new system will become effective October 19, 2007. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted through https:// www.Regulations.gov; by mail or handdelivery to the Director, Regulations Management (00REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave., NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 273–9026. Copies of comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (except holidays). Please call (202) 273–9515 for an appointment. In addition, during the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Sokoll, Privacy Officer, (202) 273–6558, Office of the General Counsel II. Proposed Routine Use Disclosures of Data in the System VA is proposing to establish the following routine use disclosures of the information that will be maintained in the system. 1. VA may disclose information to Congressional offices in order to respond to inquiries from those offices on behalf of constituents who seek information from the Agency. VA must be able to respond to inquiries directed to it from Congressional staff offices on behalf of constituents. The fact that the constituents have asked for assistance from their Representative or Senator indicates that they wish the agency to respond to these inquiries. The routine use provides disclosure authority to disclose only the information necessary to respond to the Congressional inquiry on behalf of the record subject. 2. VA may disclose information to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) as required to comply with statutory requirements to disclose information to NARA for it to perform its statutory records management activities. The VA must promulgate this routine use to satisfy the requirements of the Privacy Act for disclosure of information to these agencies without the prior written authorizations of the record subjects for the agencies to perform their duties. 3. VA may disclose information to entities or individuals with which or with whom VA has an agreement or Dated: September 11, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–18462 Filed 9–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Privacy Act Of 1974 Department of Veteran Affairs. Notice of Establishment of New System of Records. AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0005]


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits 
Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the 
collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes 
the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and 
burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 19, 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. 2900-0005'' 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-
0005.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by 
Parent(s), (Including Accrued Benefits and Death Compensation, When 
Applicable), VA Form 21-535.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0005.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Surviving parent(s) of veterans whose death was service 
connected complete VA Form 21-535 to apply for dependency and indemnity 
compensation, death compensation, and/or accrued benefits. The 
information collected is used to determine the claimant's eligibility 
for death benefits sought.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 
60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of 
information was published on July 10, 2007, at page 37577.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 4,320 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 1 hour 12 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,600.

    Dated: September 11, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-18462 Filed 9-18-07; 8:45 am]
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