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Download as PDF 62732 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 6, 2007 / Notices Affected Public: Individuals or households, and farms. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,038 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,075. Titles Dated: October 30, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–21770 Filed 11–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P Abstract DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0080] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 and includes the actual data collection instrument. Comments must be submitted on or before December 6, 2007. DATES: 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– 0080’’ in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, fax (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0080.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Nov 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 a. Claim for Payment of Cost of Unauthorized Medical Services, VA Form 10–583. b. Funeral Arrangements Form for Disposition of Remains of the Deceased, VA Form 10–2065. c. Authority and Invoice for Travel by Ambulance or Other Hired Vehicle, VA Form 10–2511. d. Authorization and Invoice for Medical and Hospital Services, VA Form 10–7078. e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of Service. OMB Control Number: 2900–0080. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. a. VA Form 10–583 is used to request payment or reimbursement of the cost of unauthorized non-VA medical services. b. VA Form 10–2065 is completed by VA personnel during an interview with relatives of the deceased, and to identify the funeral home to which the remains are to be released. The form is also used as a control document when VA is requested to arrange for the transportation of the deceased from the place of death to the place of burial, and/or when burial is requested in a National Cemetery. c. VA Form 10–2511 is used to process payment for ambulance or other hired vehicular forms of transportation for eligible veterans to and from VA health care facilities for examination, treatment or care. d. VA uses VA Form 10–7078 to authorize expenditures from the medical care account and process payment of medical and hospital services provided by other than Federal health providers to VA beneficiaries. e. Claimants who request payment for beneficiary travel after the time of service may do so in writing or in person. 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 August 29, 2007 at pages 49758–49759. Affected Public: Business or other for profit, Individuals or households, and not for profit institutions. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 30,391 hours. a. VA Form 10–583—17,188. b. VA Form 10–2065—2,053. c. VA Form 10–2511—2,333. d. VA Form 10–7078—8,400. PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of Service—417. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 10–583—15 minutes. b. VA Form 10–2065—5 minutes. c. VA Form 10–2511—2 minutes. d. VA Form 10–7078—2 minutes. e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of Service—1 minute. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 440,380. a. VA Form 10–583—68,750 respondents. b. VA Form 10–2065—24,630 respondents. c. VA Form 10–2511—70,000 respondents. d. VA Form 10–7078—252,000 respondents. e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of Service—25,000. Dated: October 30, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–21771 Filed 11–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0055] 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 surviving spouse of a veteran eligibility for a VA home loan. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 7, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 6, 2007 / Notices 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. 2900–0055’’ 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 Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility—Unmarried Surviving Spouses, VA Form 26–1817. OMB Control Number: 2900–0055. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Unmarried surviving spouse of a veteran whose death occurred while serving on active duty or was a direct result of service-connected disabilities completes VA Form 26–1817 to request a certificate of eligibility for home loan benefits. VA uses the data collected to verify the veteran’s service-connected death and to determine the applicant’s eligibility for home loan benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 250 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Dated: October 30, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Nov 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–21780 Filed 11–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0704] 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, 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 service member’s eligibility for participation in a joint DOD/VA Disability Evaluation Board and VA compensation after separation from service. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 7, 2008. 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. 2900–0704’’ 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 PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62733 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: VA/DOD Joint Disability Evaluation Board Claim, VA Form 21– 0819. OMB Control Number: 2900–0704. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: As a result of President Bush’s Interagency Task Force on Returning Global War on Terror Heroes, VA and the Department of Defense (DOD) have agreed to develop a joint process in which Global War on Terror (GWOT) service members are evaluated to assign disability ratings, which will be used to determine military retention, level of disability for retirement, and VA disability compensation. VA Form 21– 0819 will be used to gather the necessary information to determine the service member’s eligibility for participation in a joint DOD/VA Disability Evaluation Board and VA compensation after separation from service. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 7,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 14,000. Dated: October 30, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–21781 Filed 11–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 214 (Tuesday, November 6, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0055]


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 surviving spouse of a veteran 
eligibility for a VA home loan.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 7, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through

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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. 2900-0055'' 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 Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility--
Unmarried Surviving Spouses, VA Form 26-1817.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0055.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Unmarried surviving spouse of a veteran whose death 
occurred while serving on active duty or was a direct result of 
service-connected disabilities completes VA Form 26-1817 to request a 
certificate of eligibility for home loan benefits. VA uses the data 
collected to verify the veteran's service-connected death and to 
determine the applicant's eligibility for home loan benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 250 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.

    Dated: October 30, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-21780 Filed 11-5-07; 8:45 am]
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