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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2008 / Notices Comments must be submitted on or before March 3, 2008. 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– 0704’’ in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: 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. 2900–0704.’’ rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. 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 November 6, 2007, at page 62733. 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: January 17, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:07 Jan 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–1676 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0663] Agency Information Collection (Pay Now Enter Info Page) Under OMB Review Office of Management, 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 Office of Management (OM), 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 March 3, 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– 0663’’ 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. 2900–0663.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Pay Now Enter Info Page. OMB Control Number: 2900–0663. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants who participated in VA’s benefit programs and owe debts to VA can voluntary make online payments through VA’s Pay Now Enter Info Page Web site. Data enter on the Pay Now Enter Info Page is redirected to the Department of Treasury’s Pay.gov Web site allowing claimants to make payments with credit or debit cards, or directly from their bank account. At the conclusion of the transaction, the PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5915 claimant will receive a confirmation acknowledging the success or failure of the transaction. 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 November 16, 2007, at pages 64705– 64706. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Daily. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000. Dated: January 23, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–1677 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0028] Agency Information Collection (Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing List) Under OMB Review Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–21), this notice announces that the Office of Information and Technology (IT), 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 and includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 3, 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. E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 5916 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2008 / Notices Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0028’’ 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. 2900–0028. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing List, VA Form 3215. b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information from Claimant’s Records, VA Form 3288. c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form Letter 70–2. d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses. OMB Control Number: 2900–0028. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstracts: a. VA operates an outreach services program to ensure veterans and beneficiaries have information about benefits and services to which they may be entitled. To support the program, VA distributes copies of publications to Veterans Service Organizations’ representatives to be used in rendering services and representation of veterans, their spouses and dependents. Service organizations complete VA Form 3215 to request placement on a mailing list for specific VA publications. b. Veterans or beneficiaries complete VA Form 3288 to provide VA with a written consent to release his or her records or information to third parties such as insurance companies, physicians and other individuals. c. VA Form Letter 70–2 is used to obtain additional information from a correspondent when the incoming correspondence does not provide sufficient information to identify a veteran. VA personnel use the information to identify the veteran, determine the location of a specific file, and to accomplish the action requested by the correspondent such as processing a benefit claim or file material in the individual’s claims folder. d. Title 38 U.S.C. 5701(f)(1) authorized the disclosure of names or addresses, or both of present or former members of the Armed Forces and/or their beneficiaries to nonprofit organizations (including members of Congress) to notify veterans of Title 38 benefits and to provide assistance to veterans in obtaining these benefits. This release includes VA’s Outreach VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:07 Jan 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 Program for the purpose of advising veterans of non-VA Federal State and local benefits and programs. 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 November 16, 2007, at pages 64706– 64707. Affected Public: Individuals or households, not for profit institutions, and State, local or tribal government. Estimated Annual Burden: a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing List, VA Form 3215—25 hours. b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information From Claimant’s Records, VA Form 3288—18,875 hours. c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form Letter 70–2—3,750 hours. d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses—50 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing List, VA Form 3215—10 minutes. b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information From Claimant’s Records, VA Form 3288—7.5 minutes. c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form Letter 70–2—5 minutes. d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses—60 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing List, VA Form 3215—150. b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information From Claimant’s Records, VA Form 3288—151,000. c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form Letter 70–2—45,000. d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses—50. Dated: January 23, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–1678 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0055] Agency Information Collection (Request for Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility—Unmarried Surviving Spouses) Activities 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 March 3, 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– 0055’’ 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. 2900–0055.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. 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 E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 21 (Thursday, January 31, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5915-5916]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0028]


Agency Information Collection (Application of Service 
Representative for Placement on Mailing List) Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Office of Information and Technology, 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. 3501-21), this notice announces that the Office of 
Information and Technology (IT), 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 and includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 3, 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.

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Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0028'' 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. 2900-0028.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Titles:
    a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing 
List, VA Form 3215.
    b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information from 
Claimant's Records, VA Form 3288.
    c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form 
Letter 70-2.
    d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0028.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstracts:
    a. VA operates an outreach services program to ensure veterans and 
beneficiaries have information about benefits and services to which 
they may be entitled. To support the program, VA distributes copies of 
publications to Veterans Service Organizations' representatives to be 
used in rendering services and representation of veterans, their 
spouses and dependents. Service organizations complete VA Form 3215 to 
request placement on a mailing list for specific VA publications.
    b. Veterans or beneficiaries complete VA Form 3288 to provide VA 
with a written consent to release his or her records or information to 
third parties such as insurance companies, physicians and other 
individuals.
    c. VA Form Letter 70-2 is used to obtain additional information 
from a correspondent when the incoming correspondence does not provide 
sufficient information to identify a veteran. VA personnel use the 
information to identify the veteran, determine the location of a 
specific file, and to accomplish the action requested by the 
correspondent such as processing a benefit claim or file material in 
the individual's claims folder.
    d. Title 38 U.S.C. 5701(f)(1) authorized the disclosure of names or 
addresses, or both of present or former members of the Armed Forces 
and/or their beneficiaries to nonprofit organizations (including 
members of Congress) to notify veterans of Title 38 benefits and to 
provide assistance to veterans in obtaining these benefits. This 
release includes VA's Outreach Program for the purpose of advising 
veterans of non-VA Federal State and local benefits and programs.
    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 November 16, 2007, at pages 64706-64707.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, not for profit 
institutions, and State, local or tribal government.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing 
List, VA Form 3215--25 hours.
    b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information From 
Claimant's Records, VA Form 3288--18,875 hours.
    c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form 
Letter 70-2--3,750 hours.
    d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses--50 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:
    a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing 
List, VA Form 3215--10 minutes.
    b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information From 
Claimant's Records, VA Form 3288--7.5 minutes.
    c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form 
Letter 70-2--5 minutes.
    d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses--60 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing 
List, VA Form 3215--150.
    b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information From 
Claimant's Records, VA Form 3288--151,000.
    c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form 
Letter 70-2--45,000.
    d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses--50.

    Dated: January 23, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-1678 Filed 1-30-08; 8:45 am]
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