Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 54981-54982 [E7-19021]

Download as PDF rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 187 / Thursday, September 27, 2007 / Notices 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 apply for increased disability compensation based on unemployability. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 26, 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. 2900–0404’’ 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: Veteran’s Application for Increased Compensation Based on Unemployability, VA Form 21–8940. OMB Control Number: 2900–0404. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:40 Sep 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 Abstract: VA Form 21–8940 is used by veterans to file a claim for increased disability compensation based on unemployability. Claimants are required to provide current medical, educational, and occupational history in order to determine whether he or she is unable to secure or follow a substantially gainful employment due to serviceconnected disabilities. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 18,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 24,000. Dated: September 20, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–19018 Filed 9–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0038] 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 determine a child’s eligibility for death pension once a surviving spouse remarries. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 26, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54981 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. 2900–0038’’ 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. 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: Information from Remarried Widow/er, VA Form 21–4103. OMB Control Number: 2900–0038. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–4103 is used to collect data necessary to determine whether a child or children of a deceased veteran who served during a wartime period are eligible to receive death pension benefits when the surviving spouse’s entitlement to death pension is permanently discontinued when he or she remarries. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 334 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 20, 2007. E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1 54982 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 187 / Thursday, September 27, 2007 / Notices By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–19021 Filed 9–26–07; 8:45 am] rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:40 Sep 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 187 (Thursday, September 27, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54981-54982]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-19021]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0038]


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 child's eligibility for death pension 
once a surviving spouse remarries.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 26, 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. 2900-0038'' 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: Information from Remarried Widow/er, VA Form 21-4103.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0038.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 21-4103 is used to collect data necessary to 
determine whether a child or children of a deceased veteran who served 
during a wartime period are eligible to receive death pension benefits 
when the surviving spouse's entitlement to death pension is permanently 
discontinued when he or she remarries.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 334 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.

    Dated: September 20, 2007.


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    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E7-19021 Filed 9-26-07; 8:45 am]
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