Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review, 60406 [E7-20905]

Download as PDF 60406 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 205 / Wednesday, October 24, 2007 / Notices Dated: October 18, 2007. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E7–20941 Filed 10–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0018] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. yshivers on PROD1PC62 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 Office of General Counsel (OGC), 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 November 23, 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– 0018’’ 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. 2900–0018.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Accreditation as Service Organization Representative; Accreditation Cancellation Information, VA Form 21. OMB Control Number: 2900–0018. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Service organizations are required to file an application with VA to establish eligibility for accreditation for representatives of that organization to represent benefit claimants before VA. VA Form 21 is completed by service organizations to establish accreditation for representatives, recertify the qualifications of accredited VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:33 Oct 23, 2007 Jkt 214001 representatives, and to cancel representatives’ accreditation due to misconduct or lack of competence. VA uses the information collected to determine whether service organizations representatives continue to meet regulatory eligibility requirements and to ensure claimants have qualified representatives to assist in the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of their claims for benefits. 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 June 27, 2007, at page 35305. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Not-for profit institutions, and State, Local, or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,003 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,780. Dated: October 15, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Anaylst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–20905 Filed 10–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (VA Form 1465–1)] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to identify problems or complaints in VA’s health care services. PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 24, 2007. DATES: 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–New (VA Form 1465–1)’’ 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 (202) 461–5867 or FAX (202) 273–9381. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from 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: Nation-wide Customer Satisfaction Surveys, VA Forms 1465–1 through 1465–4. OMB Control Number: 2900–New (VA Form 1465–1). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: The purpose of the Survey of Health Experience of Patients (SHEP) Survey is to systematically obtain information from VA patients to identify problems or complaints that need attention and to improve the quality of health care services delivered to veterans. Data will be use to measure improvement toward the goal of matching or exceeding the non-VA external benchmark performance in providing quality health care services to veterans. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0018]


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Office of General Counsel, 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 Office of General 
Counsel (OGC), 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 November 23, 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. 2900-0018'' 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-
0018.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Application for Accreditation as Service Organization 
Representative; Accreditation Cancellation Information, VA Form 21.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0018.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Service organizations are required to file an application 
with VA to establish eligibility for accreditation for representatives 
of that organization to represent benefit claimants before VA. VA Form 
21 is completed by service organizations to establish accreditation for 
representatives, recertify the qualifications of accredited 
representatives, and to cancel representatives' accreditation due to 
misconduct or lack of competence. VA uses the information collected to 
determine whether service organizations representatives continue to 
meet regulatory eligibility requirements and to ensure claimants have 
qualified representatives to assist in the preparation, presentation, 
and prosecution of their claims for benefits.
    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 June 27, 2007, at page 35305.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, Not-for profit 
institutions, and State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,003 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,780.

    Dated: October 15, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Anaylst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E7-20905 Filed 10-23-07; 8:45 am]
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