Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 55857-55858 [E7-19300]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 189 / Monday, October 1, 2007 / Notices Cost: $6,475.’’ to read ‘‘Estimated Cost: $87,413.’’ Issued in Washington, DC on September 25, 2007. Florence L. Hamn, Director of Regulations, Office of Pipeline Safety. [FR Doc. E7–19293 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–6 (Sub–No. 458X)] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES BNSF Railway Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Logan County, CO BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart F—Exempt Abandonments to abandon approximately 0.44 miles of rail line, extending between milepost 229.66 and milepost 230.10, near Sterling, Logan County, CO. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 80751. 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 requirements at 49 CFR 1105.7 (environmental report), 49 CFR 1105.8 (historic report), 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 October 31, 2007, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,1 1 The Board will grant a stay if an informed decision on environmental issues (whether raised VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:31 Sep 28, 2007 Jkt 214001 formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),2 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by October 11, 2007. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by October 22, 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: Sidney L. Strickland, Jr., 3050 K Street, NW., Suite 101, Washington, DC 20007. 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 October 5, 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 (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 October 1, 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: September 25, 2007. 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. 2 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 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55857 By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–19298 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (Omnibus)] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to incorporate veterans’ perception of and satisfaction with the overall drug therapy benefits and process within VA. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 30, 2007. Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://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. 2900–2900–New (Omnibus)’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https://www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout at (202) 461–5867 or FAX (202) 273–9381. 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 ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 55858 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 189 / Monday, October 1, 2007 / Notices 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: Omnibus Medication Survey. OMB Control Number: 2900–New (Omnibus). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: The survey will enable VA Pharmacy Benefits Management Strategy Health Care Group (PMB) in gathering patients’ perspective in the formulary decisions involving the safety and effectiveness of medications used in the VA system. PBM will use the data collected to determine how medications used in the VA system impact the patient’s quality of care; frequency of side-effects of specific medication and drug combination; and the patient’s satisfaction with the overall drug therapy benefit package and process within VHA. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 6,667 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 40 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000. Dated: September 24, 2007. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–19300 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES [OMB Control No. 2900–0394] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:31 Sep 28, 2007 Jkt 214001 ACTION: Notice. 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 verify beneficiaries receiving Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) benefits are actually in enrolled in an approved school. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 30, 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. 2900–0394’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Certification of School Attendance—REPS, VA Form 21–8926. OMB Control Number: 2900–0394. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–8926 is used to verify beneficiaries receiving REPS benefits based on schoolchild status are in fact enrolled full-time in an approved school and is otherwise eligible for continued benefits. The program pays benefits to certain surviving spouses and children of veterans who died in service prior to August 13, 1981 or who died as a result of a service-connected disability incurred or aggravated prior to August 13, 1981. Beneficiaries over age 18 and under age 23 must be enrolled full-time in an approved post-secondary school at the beginning of the school year to continue receiving REPS benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 300 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. Dated: September 21, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–19304 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P 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 PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0660] 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 E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 189 (Monday, October 1, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55857-55858]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-19300]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-New (Omnibus)]


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), 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 new 
collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this 
notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to 
incorporate veterans' perception of and satisfaction with the overall 
drug therapy benefits and process within VA.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 30, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through https://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. 2900-2900-New (Omnibus)'' in any 
correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed 
online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https://
www.Regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout at (202) 461-5867 or FAX 
(202) 273-9381.

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

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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: Omnibus Medication Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-New (Omnibus).
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Abstract: The survey will enable VA Pharmacy Benefits Management 
Strategy Health Care Group (PMB) in gathering patients' perspective in 
the formulary decisions involving the safety and effectiveness of 
medications used in the VA system. PBM will use the data collected to 
determine how medications used in the VA system impact the patient's 
quality of care; frequency of side-effects of specific medication and 
drug combination; and the patient's satisfaction with the overall drug 
therapy benefit package and process within VHA.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 6,667 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 40 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000.

    Dated: September 24, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary:
Denise McLamb,
 Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E7-19300 Filed 9-28-07; 8:45 am]
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