Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 55859-55860 [E7-19307]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 189 / Monday, October 1, 2007 / Notices notice solicits comments on information needed to obtain contact information on individuals residing in a remote location. 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. 2900–0660’’ 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: Request for Contact Information, VA Form 21–30. OMB Control Number: 2900–0660. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–30 is used to locate individuals when contact information cannot be obtained by other means or when travel funds may be significantly impacted in cases where the individual resides in a remote location and is not home during the day or when visited. VA uses the data collected determine whether a fiduciary of a beneficiary is properly executing his or her duties. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:31 Sep 28, 2007 Jkt 214001 Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,250 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Dated: September 21, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–19305 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0116] 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 for information needed from penal institutions regarding incarcerated VA beneficiaries. 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 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. 2900–0116’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55859 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: Notice to Department of Veterans Affairs of Veteran or Beneficiary Incarcerated in Penal Institution, VA Form 21–4193. OMB Control Number: 2900–0116. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The data collected on VA Form 21–4193 is used to determine whether a beneficiary’s VA compensation or pension rate should be reduced or terminated when he or she is incarcerated in a penal institution in excess of 60 days after conviction. Affected Public: Federal Government, and State, local or tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 416 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,664. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 21, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–19306 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 55860 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 189 / Monday, October 1, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0216] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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 claimant’s entitlement to accrued benefits. 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. 2900–0216’’ 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:31 Sep 28, 2007 Jkt 214001 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: Application for Accrued Amounts Due a Deceased Beneficiary, VA Form 21–601. OMB Control Number: 2900–0216. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The information collected on VA Form 21–601 is use to determine a claimant’s entitlement to accrued benefits that was due to a deceased veteran but not paid prior to the veteran’s death. Each survivor claiming a share of the accrued benefits must complete a separate VA Form 21–601; however if there is no living survivors who are entitled on the basis of relationship, accrued benefits may be payable as reimbursement to the person or persons who bore the expenses of the veteran’s last illness and burial expenses. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,300 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,600. Dated: September 21, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–19307 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0702] 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 PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 provide National Provider Identifier number to non-VA health care providers seeking reimbursement claims. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 30, 2007. DATES: 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. 2900–0702’’ 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 (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 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: Request for National Provider Identification Number, VA Form 10– 0449A OMB Control Number: 2900–0702. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 189 (Monday, October 1, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55859-55860]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0216]


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 claimant's entitlement to accrued 
benefits.

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. 2900-0216'' 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: Application for Accrued Amounts Due a Deceased Beneficiary, 
VA Form 21-601.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0216.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The information collected on VA Form 21-601 is use to 
determine a claimant's entitlement to accrued benefits that was due to 
a deceased veteran but not paid prior to the veteran's death. Each 
survivor claiming a share of the accrued benefits must complete a 
separate VA Form 21-601; however if there is no living survivors who 
are entitled on the basis of relationship, accrued benefits may be 
payable as reimbursement to the person or persons who bore the expenses 
of the veteran's last illness and burial expenses.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2,300 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,600.

    Dated: September 21, 2007.
    By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-19307 Filed 9-28-07; 8:45 am]
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