Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 55858 [E7-19304]

Download as PDF 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0394]


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 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. 

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: 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]
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