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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 12 / Thursday, January 17, 2008 / Notices of vehicles. The FMCSA response also stressed that the STRS program assessment study is part of an effort to establish baseline data to determine the program’s effectiveness. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for FMCSA to perform its functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated information collection burden; (3) ways for the FMCSA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the information collected. Issued on: January 10, 2008. Terry Shelton, Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E8–794 Filed 1–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2007–0075] Agency Information Collection Activities; New Information Collection: Household Goods Consumer Information Program Assessment Study Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for information. AGENCY: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:07 Jan 16, 2008 Jkt 214001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Household Goods Consumer Information Program Assessment Study. OMB Control Number: 2126–XXXX. Type of Request: New information collection. Respondents: Public/consumers who have moved household goods from one State to a different State in the U.S. (Interstate Household Goods Shippers). Estimated Number of Respondents: 1500. Estimated Time per Response: The estimated average burden per response is 15 minutes. Expiration Date: N/A. This is a new information collection. Frequency of Response: This information collection will occur twice within the three year effective period of the OMB clearance; once in the initial year of approval and again two years following the initial data collection. Estimated Average Total Annual Burden: 250 hours [1,500 respondents × 15 minutes/60 minutes per response × 2 telephone interviews/3 year ICR approval timeframe = 250]. Background In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The intent of the ICR is to collect information on recent interstate household goods shippers’ (consumers) awareness of the Household Goods (HHG) Consumer Information Program messages and activities. On September 26, 2007, FMCSA published a Federal Register notice allowing for a 60-day comment period on the ICR. One comment was received. DATES: Please send your comments by February 19, 2008. OMB must receive your comments by this date in order to act quickly on the ICR. ADDRESSES: All comments should reference DOT Docket No. FMCSA– 2007–0075. You may submit comments to the Office of Information and SUMMARY: Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: DOT/FMCSA Desk Officer. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Brian Ronk, Program Manager, FMCSA, Office of Outreach and Development. Telephone: (202) 366–1072; or e-mail brian.ronk@dot.gov. The purpose of this study is to quantify and assess consumer awareness of the Household Goods (HHG) Consumer Information Program. The study will determine the interstate moving public’s recognition or knowledge of the Program’s activities or messages, such as the ‘‘Protect Your Move’’ campaign. The data will be collected through a telephone survey. Results of the study will not be published, but used for internal research purposes by FMCSA in developing future HHG campaign materials, identifying target audiences, and determining distribution strategies to provide better consumer information to the public. It will also serve as a baseline for future program evaluations or assessments. A follow-up telephone survey will be conducted two years after the initial data collection and compared against the results from baseline assessment. FMCSA published a Federal Register notice allowing for a 60-day comment period on the ICR on September 26, 2007. One comment was received PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3319 regarding the need for the Agency to focus on problems that have been reported instead of conducting a data collection effort. FMCSA responded to the comment explaining the need for the study and affirmed the writer’s concern about the safe and reliable delivery of a consumer’s household goods. The FMCSA’s response also explained the goal of the agency’s Household Goods (HHG) Consumer Information Program. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the performance of FMCSA’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FMCSA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. Issued on: January 10, 2008. Terry Shelton, Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E8–795 Filed 1–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0576] Agency Information Collection (Certificate of Affirmation of Enrollment Agreement— Correspondence Course) Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit 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 February 19, 2008. 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, E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1 3320 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 12 / Thursday, January 17, 2008 / Notices Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0576’’ 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) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0576.’’ mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Certificate of Affirmation of Enrollment Agreement— Correspondence Course (Under Chapters 20, 32, & 35, Title 38 U.S.C., Section 903 of PL 96–342, or Chapter 1606, Title 10, U.S.C.), VA Form 22– 1999c. OMB Control Number: 2900–0576. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants enrolled in a correspondence training course complete and submit VA Form 22– 1999c to the correspondence school to affirm the enrollment agreement contract. The certifying official at the correspondence school submit the form and the enrollment certification to VA for processing. VA uses the information to determine if the claimant signed and dated the form during the ten-day reflection period deciding whether to enroll in the correspondence course and if such course is suitable to his or her abilities and interest. In addition, the claimant must sign VA Form 22–1999c on or after the twelfth day the enrollment agreement was dated. VA will not pay educational benefits for correspondence training that was completed nor accept the affirmation agreement that was signed and dated on or before the enrollment agreement date. 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 October 16, 2007, at pages 58737–58738. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 48 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 3 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 952. Dated: January 3, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:30 Jan 16, 2008 Jkt 214001 By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–755 Filed 1–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0659] Agency Information Collection (Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for PTSD) Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit 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 February 19, 2008. 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– 0659’’ 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) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0659.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: a. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for PostTraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), VA Form 21–0781. b. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault, VA Form 21–0781a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0659. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans seeking compensation for post-traumatic stress PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 disorder and need VA’s assistance in obtaining evidence from military records and other sources to substantiate their claims of in-service stressors must complete VA Forms 21– 0781 and 21–0791a. Veterans who did not serve in combat or were not a prisoner of war and are claiming compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder due to in-service stressors, he or she must provide credible supporting evidence that the claimed in-service stressor occurred. 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 October 11, 2007, at pages 57997–57998. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), VA Form 21– 0781—16,800 hours. b. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault, VA Form 21–0781a— 980 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), VA Form 21– 0781—70 minutes. b. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault, VA Form 21–0781a— 70 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), VA Form 21– 0781—14,400. b. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault, VA Form 21–0781a— 840. Dated: January 7, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–764 Filed 1–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 12 (Thursday, January 17, 2008)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0576]


Agency Information Collection (Certificate of Affirmation of 
Enrollment Agreement--Correspondence Course) Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 Veterans Benefits 
Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit 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 February 19, 2008.

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,

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Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395-7316. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 
2900-0576'' 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) 461-7485, FAX (202) 273-0443 or e-mail 
denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0576.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Certificate of Affirmation of Enrollment Agreement--
Correspondence Course (Under Chapters 20, 32, & 35, Title 38 U.S.C., 
Section 903 of PL 96-342, or Chapter 1606, Title 10, U.S.C.), VA Form 
22-1999c.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0576.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Claimants enrolled in a correspondence training course 
complete and submit VA Form 22-1999c to the correspondence school to 
affirm the enrollment agreement contract. The certifying official at 
the correspondence school submit the form and the enrollment 
certification to VA for processing. VA uses the information to 
determine if the claimant signed and dated the form during the ten-day 
reflection period deciding whether to enroll in the correspondence 
course and if such course is suitable to his or her abilities and 
interest. In addition, the claimant must sign VA Form 22-1999c on or 
after the twelfth day the enrollment agreement was dated. VA will not 
pay educational benefits for correspondence training that was completed 
nor accept the affirmation agreement that was signed and dated on or 
before the enrollment agreement date.
    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 October 16, 2007, at pages 58737-58738.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 48 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 3 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 952.

    Dated: January 3, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-755 Filed 1-16-08; 8:45 am]
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